afterthought
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afterthought(
ahf
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tuhr
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that
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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.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
"Why don't you come too?" she added as an afterthought."¿Por qué no nos acompañas?" se le ocurrió decir después.
The composer added that ending almost as an afterthought, but it makes the piece.El compositor añadió ese final como una idea de último momento, pero es el elemento clave de la pieza.
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afterthought
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la idea tardía
(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).
it was an afterthoughtse me ocurrió después
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afterthought [ˈɑːftəθɔːt]
noun
ocurrencia (f) tardía; idea (f) adicional
as an afterthought por si acaso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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