amiss

amiss(
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mihs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (incorrect)
a. fuera de lugar (phrase)
Santiago expected the kids would leave the house a mess, but there was nothing amiss.Santiago creía que los chicos iban a dejar la casa toda revuelta, pero no había nada fuera de lugar. .
b. estar mal (phrase)
I can't shake the feeling there's something amiss.No puedo evitar pensar que algo está mal.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
2. (inappropriately)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My sister was joking, but I took it amiss.Mi hermana estaba bromeando, pero me ofendí.
Serena spoke amiss, and her friend quickly corrected her.Serena dijo algo inoportuno, y su amiga la corrigió prontamente.
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amiss
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a.
there's something amissalgo va mal
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
2. (general)
a.
to take something amisstomarse algo a mal
a cup of coffee wouldn't go amissno vendría mal un café
amiss [əˈmɪs]
adjective
there's something amiss pasa algo; something is amiss in your calculations algo falla en tus cálculos; have I said something amiss? ¿he dicho algo inoportuno?; there was nothing amiss that I could see por lo que vi, todo estaba bien
adverb
don't take it amiss, will you? no lo tomes a mal; no te vayas a ofender; a lick of paint wouldn't go or come amiss una mano de pintura no vendría mal; a little politeness wouldn't go or come amiss un poco de educación no estaría de más; no vendría mal un poco de educación
a cup of coffee wouldn't come amiss but he took it very amiss
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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