acrobatics
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acrobatics(
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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. (sport)
a. la acrobacia
(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 was an acrobatics exhibition at the county fair.Hubo una exhibición de acrobacia en la feria del condado.
b. el acrobatismo
(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).
Fernando took an extracurricular course in acrobatics this semester.Fernando tomó un curso extracurricular de acrobatismo este semestre.
2. (art)
a. las acrobacias
(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).
Maddie's acrobatics in the circus were amazing.Las acrobacias de Maddie en el circo fueron asombrosas.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (spectacular ability performing)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
His incredible acrobatics on the soccer field took his team to victory.Sus malabares increíbles en el campo de futbol llevaron a su equipo a la victoria.
In order to try to make sense of his political positions, you have to perform a series a mental acrobatics.Para intentar dar sentido a su postura política, hay que realizar una serie de acrobacias mentales.
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acrobatics
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la acrobacias
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
mental acrobaticsgimnasia mental
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acrobatics [ˌækrəʊˈbætɪks]
plural noun
acrobacia (f); (as profession) acrobacia (f); acrobatismo (m); (Aer) vuelo (m) acrobático
mental/verbal acrobatics malabarismos (m) mentales/verbales
Most people disguise those feelings by the use of mental acrobatics ...using all kinds of verbal acrobatics to justify his position The Beatles weren't equipped to cope with Orton's verbal acrobatics
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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