amazement
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amazement(
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meyz
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mihnt
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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 asombro
(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).
It was comical to see the look of amazement on her face when she realized the truth.Me hizo gracia ver la cara de asombro que puso al darse cuenta de la verdad.
b. la sorpresa
(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).
To my amazement, I saw that rabbits had eaten all of the plants in my garden in a single night.Para mi sorpresa, vi que unos conejos se habían comido todas las plantas en mi jardín en una sola noche.
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amazement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la asombro m, estupefacción
(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).
she watched in amazementmiró asombrada
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amazement [əˈmeɪzmənt]
noun
asombro (m)
the news caused general amazement la noticia causó sorpresa generalizada or un asombro general; they looked on in amazement miraron asombrados; to my amazement para mi gran asombro or sorpresa
I could see the nearest man and to my amazement saw I was looking at myself in a mirror To the amazement of several officers of his own staff, Howe had decided upon a more roundabout sea route Much to my amazement, she began to cry
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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