¿Sabías que...?: El trillón estadounidense equivale a un billón europeo.
mob / multitud
 
mob   [mɒb]
A. -noun
1. (=crowd)   multitud (f),   muchedumbre (f),   bola (f) Mexico
(=rabble)   populacho (m),   turba (f) especially Latin America
·some houses were burnt by the mobs
·unas casas fueron incendiadas por el populacho
·the army has become a mob
·el ejército se ha transformado en una turba incontrolada
·they went in a mob to the town hall
·fueron en tropel al ayuntamiento
·to join the mob
·echarse a las calles
·they're a hard-drinking mob
·son una pandilla de borrachos
2. ·the mob
pejorative
(=the masses)   el populacho
3. *
(=criminal gang)   pandilla (f)
·Joe and his mob
·Joe y su pandilla
·the Mob
(United States)   la Mafia
4. (military)
·which mob were you in?
·¿en qué regimiento estuviste?
B. -transitive verb
1. (=attack)   asaltar
2. (=surround)
·he was mobbed whenever he went out
·al salir siempre se veía acosado por la gente
·the minister was mobbed by journalists
·los periodistas se apiñaban en torno al ministro
C. -compound
·mob oratory   -noun   demagogia (f) populachera
·mob rule   -noun   ley (f) de la calle
 
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