BS

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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (degree: Bachelor of Science)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la Licenciatura en Ciencias
(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).
Olivia earned her BS in Political Science from the University of Miami.Olivia obtuvo su Licenciatura en Ciencias Políticas de la Universidad de Miami.
2. (degree holder: Bachelor of Science)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el Licenciado en Ciencias
(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).
, la Licenciada en Ciencias
(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).
Congratulations on graduating! Now you can put "BS" after your name on your résumé.¡Felicitaciones por graduarte! Ahora puedes colocar "Licenciado en Ciencias" después de tu nombre en la hoja de vida.
3. (finance: bill of sale)
a. la escritura de venta
(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).
I need the TV's BS to return it to the store.Necesito la escritura de venta para devolver la televisión a la tienda.
b. el contrato de venta
(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).
When you buy a car, keep the BS in a safe place.Cuando compras un coche, guarda el contrato de venta en un lugar seguro.
4. (finance: balance sheet)
a. la hoja de balance
(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).
There's a mistake in the BS. The numbers don't add up correctly.Hay un error en la hoja de balance. Los números no se suman correctamente.
b. el balance
(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).
I just looked over this month's BS, and we are in the black.Acabo de revisar el balance de este mes y estamos con saldo positivo.
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(bullshit)
a. las pendejadas
(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).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Stop talking BS and listen to me.Deja de decir pendejadas y escúchame.
b. las gilipolleces
(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).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
That's BS! This ref wants the other team to win.¡Gilipolleces! Este árbitro quiere que gane el otro equipo.
c. la mamadas
(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).
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Don't listen to him. He's just saying BS to get on your nerves.No lo escuches. Dice mamadas para sacarte de quicio.
d. la boludeces
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(River Plate)
I don't believe the BS that these reporters say. I get my news from a different channel.No creo los boludeces que dicen esos reporteros. Veo las noticias en otro canal.
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bs
abbreviation:noun
1 (Comm) bill of sale
2 (Comm) (Economics) balance sheet
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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