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"Etc." is an abbreviation which is often translated as "etc.", and "tomate" is a noun which is often translated as "tomato". Learn more about the difference between "etc." and "tomate" below.
etc.(
ehts
)
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (et cetera)
a. etc.
¿Cómo fue la reunión? - Bien: llegamos, comimos, hablamos, negociamos, etc.How was the meeting? - Fine: we arrived, ate, talked, negotiated, etc.
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tomate(
toh
-
mah
-
teh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fruit)
a. tomato
La salsa está hecha de tomates recogidos directamente de la vid.The sauce is made from tomatoes picked directly from the vine.
2. (tear in sock)
a. hole
Todas mis medias tienen un tomate en el talón.All of my socks have a hole in the heel.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fuss)
a. commotion
El elefante que se escapó del zoológico provocó tremendo tomate en el centro.The elephant that escaped from the zoo caused quite a commotion downtown.
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