English to Croatian Meaning :: sponge

Sponge :
spužva
spužva, trutobrisati sunđerom, živjeti na nečiji račun
spužvaspongedspužvespužvom
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Noun(1) a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used(2) someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily(3) a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host(4) primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
Verb(1) wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten(2) ask for and get free; be a parasite(3) erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard(4) soak up with a sponge(5) gather sponges, in the ocean

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(1) When it is done as well as this, it leaves one feeling like a well wrung sponge .(2) This increases insulation and avoids the need for surface treatment, while the vegetation absorbs rain like a sponge , reducing or at least delaying run-off.(3) he edged closer, clearly intending to sponge money from her(4) Maggie is quite horrifyingly selfish and happy to sponge off Ella while she susses out the situation.(5) a chocolate sponge(6) Worryingly, more than one in ten only rinse the cloth or sponge , which doesn't kill any harboured bacteria and could in fact spread the invisible germs around kitchen surfaces.(7) In the most recent sculptures, Starr has worked with thinner slices of sponge , laid on the floor like mats or stacked like towels, all oozing floods of paint.(8) I'll go and sponge this orange juice off my dress(9) They fetch a sponge and smelling salts, and go upstairs to the room where Grace Poole usually stays.(10) they gave him a quick sponge down(11) the gateau is made with moist sponge(12) However, Dubuffet soon extended the meaning of the word ÔÇÿassemblageÔÇÖ to cover small sculptures he made from such materials as sponge and scraps of wood.(13) However, passive organic matter acts much like a sponge , holding a lot of water.(14) Be a sponge - absorb as much inspiration as you can from watching other artists perform.(15) platinum sponge(16) Once worms are added to the bedding, the moisture level should remain approximately that of a wrung-out sponge .
Related Words
(1) sponge bath ::
spužva kupka
(2) sea sponge ::
morska spužva
(3) sponge bag ::
spužva torba
(4) bath sponge ::
kupka spužva
(5) pass the sponge over ::
proći spužvu preko
(6) sponge cloth ::
spužva platno
Synonyms
Noun
1. quick study ::
brzo studija
2. parazoan ::
parazoan
Verb
4. wash ::
pranje
6. bum ::
tumaralo
Different Forms
sponge, sponged, sponges, sponging
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

you\'ve earned yourself
a bonus lecture on Sponge Hulk.

you've earned yourself a bonus lecture on Sponge Hulk.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 20


Just lying in a hospital bed
getting sponge baths from nurses.

Just lying in a hospital bed getting SPONGE baths from nurses.

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 12


Well, my mom used to give me
sponge baths.

Well, my mom used to give me SPONGE baths.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 11


No sponge baths
and definitely no enemas.

No SPONGE baths and definitely no enemas.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 11


of a sponge
and wash those beakers.

of a SPONGE and wash those beakers.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16


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