alter ego
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alter ego(
al
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tuhr
 
i
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go
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (second self)
a. el alter ego
(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).
I believed Santa Claus was real, until I discovered it was Uncle Ted's alter ego.Creía que Papá Noel era real hasta que descubrí que era el alter ego de mi tío Ted.
2. (intimate friend)
a. el alter ego
(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).
Paty is my alter ego, a kindred spirit I'm sure I knew in another life.Paty es mi alter ego, un espíritu afín que de seguro conocí en otra vida.
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alter ego
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el álter ego
(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).
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alter ego [ˈæltərˈiːɡəʊ]
noun
álter ego (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
alter ego
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Usage note
The plural of "alter ego" is "alter ego."
alter ego(
ahl
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tehr
 
eh
-
goh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (second self)
a. alter ego
Me sentí cómodo en mi papel porque el personaje es mi alter ego.I felt comfortable in my role because the character is my alter ego.
2. (intimate friend)
a. alter ego
María es mi alter ego; somos muy parecidas y nos conocemos perfectamente.Maria is my alter ego; we're really alike and we understand one another perfectly.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
alter ego
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. alter ego
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
álter ego
alter ego
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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