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"Es alta" is a phrase which is often translated as "is tall", and "rubia" is a noun which is often translated as "peseta". Learn more about the difference between "es alta" and "rubia" below.
es alta(
ehs
 
ahl
-
tah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. is tall
Mi hija es alta. Estos vaqueros son muy cortos para ella.My daughter is tall. These jeans are too short for her.
b. she's tall
¿Cómo es Milena? - Es alta y delgada.What's Milena like? - She's tall and thin.
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rubia(
rroo
-
byah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(coin)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. peseta
Las rubias ya no son moneda legal.Pesetas are no longer legal tender.
b. dime
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Me compré un coche nuevo y ahora estoy sin una rubia.I bought myself a new car and I don't have a dime now.
c. penny
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Carlos nunca tiene una rubia.Carlos never has a penny.
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