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"Wimpy" is an adjective which is often translated as "debilucho", and "mainstream" is a noun which is often translated as "la corriente dominante". Learn more about the difference between "wimpy" and "mainstream" below.
wimpy(
wihm
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pi
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. debilucho
Dave called his little brother wimpy when he couldn't lift the dog over his head.Dave le dijo "debilicho" a su hermanito cuando no pudo levantar el perro por encima de su cabeza.
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mainstream(
meyn
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strim
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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. (prevailing influence)
a. la corriente dominante
(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).
Recent events have driven the mainstream to be more suspicious of foreigners.Los acontecimientos recientes han impulsado a la corriente dominante a desconfiar más de los extranjeros.
b. la corriente principal
(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).
Neoliberalism is the preferred economic theory of the global mainstream.El neoliberalismo es la teoría económica preferida de la corriente principal global.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of the prevailing majority)
a. mayoritario
How can they claim to be a mainstream party with a leader that holds such radical views?¿Cómo pueden afirmar que es un partido mayoritario cuando el líder tiene unas opiniones tan radicales?
b. dominante
The dictator labeled everyone who expressed anything other than the mainstream ideology as a threat.El dictador calificó a todos los que expresaran algo contrario a la ideología dominante como amenaza.
c. convencional
People are turning to remedies outside mainstream medicine to help with a variety of ailments.La gente está recurriendo a remedios que no forman parte de la medicina convencional para aliviar varias dolencias.
d. establecido
Eliezer's paintings have seldom been seen in the mainstream art world.Los cuadros de Eliezer se han visto poco en el mundo del arte establecido.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to integrate into the majority group)
a. integrar
The school has decided to mainstream all ESL students.La escuela ha tomado la decisión de integrar todos los alumnos en clases de inglés como segunda lengua.
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