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"Es malo" is a phrase which is often translated as "is bad", and "a las afueras" is a phrase which is often translated as "to the outskirts". Learn more about the difference between "es malo" and "a las afueras" below.
es malo(
ehs
 
mah
-
loh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to say something is not good quality)
a. is bad
Este ron es malo, pero al menos es barato.This rum is bad, but at least it's cheap.
b. it's bad
No compres ese bolígrafo. Es malo.Don't buy that ballpoint pen. It's bad.
2. (used to say something is harmful)
a. is bad
¡Apaga ese cigarrillo! Fumar es malo.Put off that cigarette! Smoking is bad.
b. it's bad
Deja de comer comida chatarra. Es malo para tu salud.Stop eating junk food. It's bad for your health.
3. (he's not good)
a. he's bad (masculine)
¡Saquen a ese jugador de la cancha! Es malo.Get that player off the field! He's bad.
b. is bad
El guitarrista de la banda es malo. Yo puedo tocar mejor.The guitar player of the band is bad. I can play better.
4. (he is mean)
a. he's bad (masculine)
La gente dice que es malo porque tuvo problemas con la ley.People say he's bad because he got in trouble with the law.
b. he's evil (masculine)
No hables con ese hombre. Es malo como el mismísimo demonio.Don't talk to that man. He's evil as the devil himself.
c. is bad
Mi madre piensa que mi mejor amigo es malo porque tiene tatuajes.My mother thinks my best friend is bad because he has tattoos.
d. is evil
El hechicero es malo y le lanzó un hechizo al caballero.The wizard is evil and casted a spell on the knight.
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a las afueras(
ah
 
lahs
 
ah
-
fweh
-
rahs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (toward the outskirts)
a. to the outskirts
Nos fuimos a vivir a las afueras de la ciudad huyendo del ruido y el tráfico.We moved to the outskirts of the city to avoid the noise and the traffic.
2. (in the outskirts)
a. on the outskirts
Es una ciudad pequeña, y el polideportivo está a las afueras.It's a small town, and the sports center is on the outskirts.
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