An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (taste)
a. sour
Este jugo de naranja está agrio.This orange juice tastes sour.
b. tart
Ya que tiene un sabor agrio, el yogur combina bien con las frutas dulces.As it has a tart flavor, yogurt combines well with sweet fruits.
c. bitter
La lechuga a veces tiene un sabor algo agrio.Lettuce sometimes has a rather bitter taste.
2. (hostile)
a. bitter
La pareja mantuvo una agria discusión.The couple had a bitter argument.
b. sharp
Si le vuelves a dar una respuesta agria al profesor, te va a echar del salón.If you give the teacher another sharp reply, he's going to kick you out of class.
3. (unpleasant)
a. sour
El carácter agrio del viejo molesta a sus compañeros.The old man's sour character annoys his coworkers.
b. disagreeable
No me extraña que tu vecino agrio no tenga muchos amigos.I'm not surprised that your disagreeable neighbor doesn't have many friends.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (fruit)
a. citrus fruits
Esta mermelada se prepara a base de agrios.This jelly is made using citrus fruits.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ácido)
a. sour
2. (discusión)
a. bitter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. citrus fruits
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1 (al gusto) sour; tart; (desabrido) bitter; disagreeable;
2 [+camino] rough; uneven; [+materia] brittle; [+color] garish
(zumo) sour juice;agrios (frutas) citrus fruits;
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