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"Un fuerte abrazo" is a phrase which is often translated as "a big hug", and "saludo" is a noun which is often translated as "greeting". Learn more about the difference between "un fuerte abrazo" and "saludo" below.
un fuerte abrazo(
oon
 
fwehr
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teh
 
ah
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brah
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soh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (act of embracing)
a. a big hug
Cuando volvieron a verse después de tantos años, los dos hermanos se dieron un fuerte abrazo.When they met again after so many years, the two brothers gave each other a big hug.
2. (farewell)
a. best wishes
Te llamaré en cuanto llegue a Madrid. Un fuerte abrazo, Juan.I'll call you as soon as I am in Madrid. Best wishes, Juan.
b. regards
Muchas gracias por la información que me enviaste. Un fuerte abrazo, Irene Martínez.Thanks very much for the information you sent. Regards, Irene Martinez.
c. love
Estoy deseando verte. Un fuerte abrazo, Maribel.I'm so looking forward to seeing you. Love, Maribel.
d. take care
Fue estupendo pasar la tarde contigo. Un fuerte abrazo, Carmen.It was great to spend he afternoon with you. Take care, Carmen.
e. a big hug
Me alegra que hayamos hablado por teléfono. Espero verte pronto. Un fuerte abrazo.I'm glad we spoke on the phone. I hope to see you soon. A big hug.
f. xoxo
Hasta pronto. Un fuerte abrazo, Pablo.See you soon. xoxo, Pablo.
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saludo(
sah
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loo
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doh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (salutation)
a. greeting
Sonia y Carlos intercambiaron saludos al encontrarse en el mercado.Sonia and Carlos exchanged greetings when they ran into each other at the market.
2. (gesture)
a. wave
Al pasarlo en la calle, Alfredo me dirigió un saludo con la mano.When I passed Alfredo on the street, he gave me a wave.
b. salute
El teniente le tendió un saludo al general.The lieutenant extended a salute to the general.
3. (in correspondence)
a. regards
Te mando el más cordial saludo desde Argentina.I send my warmest regards from Argentina.
b. best wishes
Te mandamos saludos desde la playa.Everyone sends their best wishes from the beach.
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