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"Enjuague" is a noun which is often translated as "rinse", and "fresca" is a noun which is often translated as "cool". Learn more about the difference between "enjuague" and "fresca" below.
enjuague(
ehng
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hwah
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geh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of rinsing)
a. rinse
Lavé la sábana a mano, pero le falta un enjuague.I hand-washed the sheet, but it needs a rinse.
2. (liquid for rinsing your mouth)
a. mouthwash
Me cepillé los dientes y me enjuagué la boca con enjuague.I brushed my teeth and rinsed my mouth with mouthwash.
3. (plot)
a. scheme
Fabián reveló las mentiras y los enjuagues que son habituales en la municipalidad.Fabian revealed the lies and the schemes that are commonplace within City Hall.
b. funny business
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No sé en qué enjuagues se habrán metido para lograr la aprobación del proyecto.I don't know what funny business they must have gotten into to get the project approved.
4. (haircare)
a. conditioner
Con este enjuague, el pelo me queda muy brillante.With this conditioner, my hair comes out really shiny.
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fresca(
frehs
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kah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (cool time of day)
a. cool
Si queremos evitar el calor, habrá que empezar la caminata temprano con la fresca.If we want to avoid the heat, we'll have to start our hike early in the cool of the morning.
b. fresh air
Por las noches salen al balcón a tomar la fresca.At night, they go out on the balcony to get some fresh air.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(insolent remark)
a. cheek
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Le soltó una fresca a la maestra, por eso la sacó de la clase.She gave the teacher cheek, so she told her to leave the class.
3.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(loose woman)
a. easy girl
Sus vecinas dicen que es una fresca.Her neighbors say she's an easy girl.
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