Almighty
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 4).
Almighty(
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (religious)
a. el Todopoderoso
(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).
The priest said that Rita's fate lay in the hands of the Almighty.El sacerdote dijo que el destino de Rita estaban en las manos del Todopoderoso.
almighty
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (omnipotent)
a. todopoderoso
It seemed that an almighty force had kept their car from going off the bridge.Parecía que una fuerza todopoderosa había impedido que su carro se cayera del puente.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(enormous)
a. tremendo
One of the neighbors raised an almighty ruckus when someone took his parking spot.Uno de los vecinos armó tremendo lío cuando alguien tomó su lugar para estacionarse.
b. de mil demonios
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We were woken in the middle of the night by an almighty crash.Nos despertó en medio de la noche un estruendo de mil demonios.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(excessively)
a. extremadamente
There was a red flag at the beach because of the almighty strong waves.Había bandera roja en la playa por las olas extremadamente fuertes.
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almighty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
the Almightyel Todopoderoso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (colloquial)
a. de mil demonios (fuss, row)
b. de la gran siete (River Plate)
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almighty [ɔːlˈmaɪtɪ]
adjective
1 (omnipotent) todopoderoso
Almighty God God Almighty Dios Todopoderoso
the almighty dollar el todopoderoso dólar
...the power of the Almighty Dollar You never see rich people on death row. They can buy government officials off because the almighty dollar determines what kind of justice you get here in the good ole USA
2 (tremendous) tremendo; de mil demonios (informal)
I had the most almighty row with the waitress I heard an almighty bang
an almighty din un ruido tremendo or de mil demonios; I foresee almighty problems preveo unos enormes problemas; he's an almighty fool if he believes that! ¡vaya tonto si cree eso!
noun
the Almighty el Todopoderoso
adverb
terriblemente; la mar de (informal)
an almighty loud bang un estallido terriblemente fuerte
that was almighty silly of you
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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