adage
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adage(
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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. (general)
a. el adagio
(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).
As the old adage says, "Don't look a gift horse in the mouth."Como dice el viejo adagio, "A caballo regalado no se le miran los dientes".
b. el dicho
(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).
There's an adage my father used to say: "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."Hay un dicho que solía decir mi padre: "El que no llora, no mama".
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