a ball
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a ball
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (sports)
a. una pelota
I have a tennis racket but I need a ball.Tengo una raqueta de tenis pero necesito una pelota.
b. un balón (inflatable)
All you need to play soccer is a ball.Todo lo que necesitas para jugar fútbol es un balón.
c. una bola
Let's play kickball! I have a ball in the garage.¡Vamos a jugar kickball! Tengo una bola en el garaje.
2. (round mass)
a. una bola
The little girl is making a ball out of play dough.La niñita está haciendo una bola de plastilina.
b. un ovillo (of wool, string)
My cat's favorite toy is a ball of yarn.El juguete favorito de mi gato es un ovillo de lana.
3. (formal dance)
a. un baile
I'm going to a ball this Saturday and I need to rent a tuxedo.Voy a un baile este sábado y necesito alquilar un esmoquin.
4. (good time)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The kids had a ball at the zoo.Los niños se divirtieron mucho en el zoo.
We had a ball at the family reunion.Lo pasamos muy bien en la reunión familiar.
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