ol’
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ol’
A contraction is a shortened form of a word or group of words made by omitting a sound or letter (e.g. don't).
contraction
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(old)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. viejo
I think I might have an ol' case somewhere in the attic.Creo que pueda tener una maleta vieja por alguna parte en el ático.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(old; used with names)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. nuestro amigo (masculine)
Ol' Mitch might let you borrow his truck.Puede que el bueno de Mitch te preste el camión.
b. nuestra amiga (feminine)
I saw ol' ma Rodgers at the market the other day.Vi a nuestra amiga la vieja Rodgers en el mercado el otro día.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(old; persistent)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. de siempre
It's the same ol' story: the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer.Es el mismo cuento de siempre: los ricos se hacen cada vez más ricos y los pobres cada vez más pobres.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(old; from before)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. viejo
This ol' knee of mine is playing up again.Esta vieja rodilla mía sigue dándome problemas.
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