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"Flipping" is an adjective which is often translated as "maldito", and "spinning" is a noun which is often translated as "el hilado". Learn more about the difference between "flipping" and "spinning" below.
flipping
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general) (United Kingdom)
a. maldito
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The flipping bus was late again.El maldito autobús llegó tarde otra vez.
b. condenado
You and your flipping ideas. You're always getting me into trouble.Tú y tus condenadas ideas. No haces más que meterme en líos.
c. pinche
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
That flipping horse threw me off again.Ese pinche caballo me ha vuelto a tirar.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The whole team played flipping well today.El equipo entero jugó de puta madre hoy.
What do you think you're flipping doing?¿Qué demonios te crees que estás haciendo?
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spinning(
spih
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nihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of producing yarn)
a. el hilado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Before the invention of the spinning wheel, spinning was done on spindles.Antes de la invención de la rueca, el hilado se hacía en huso.
2. (occupation)
a. la hilandería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Traditional spinning and weaving are important activities in Maharashtra.La hilandería y el tejido tradicionales son actividades importantes en Maharashtra.
3. (rotation)
a. la rotación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The stars appear to move very slowly in the sky as you watch them. This is due to the spinning of the Earth.Da la impresión que las estrellas se mueven lentamente al mirarlas. Esto se debe a la rotación de la Tierra.
4. (exercise on bycicles)
a. el spinning
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Why don't you come to the gym with me and take a spinning class?¿No quieres venir al gimnasio conmigo a una clase de spinning?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (rotatory)
a. rotatorio
The spinning movement of the earth around an imaginary axis is termed "rotation."El movimiento rotatorio de la tierra en torno de un eje imaginario se denomina "rotación".
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