aro

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aro(
ah
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roh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (circular object)
a. ring
La cebolla debe cortarse en aros para preparar esta receta.The onion should be cut into rings to prepare this recipe.
b. hoop
En el circo vimos a un león saltar a través de un aro en llamas.At the circus, we saw a lion jumping through a hoop set on fire.
2. (basketball)
a. hoop
Ninguno de mis compañeros de equipo estaba libre, así que llevé la pelota hasta el aro.None of my teammates were open, so I took the ball to the hoop.
3. (rhythmic gymnastics)
a. hoop
¿Vas a hacer tu rutina de suelo con la pelota o con el aro?Are you going to do your floor routine with the ball or with the hoop?
4. (jewelry)
a. earring (worn on the ear)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Tus aros están muy bonitos y hacen juego con tu collar.Your earrings are very pretty and they match your necklace.
b. hoop earring (ring-shaped)
¿Quieres ponerte los aros o los pendientes largos?Do you want to wear the hoop earrings or the long dangle earrings?
5. (toy moved with hips)
a. Hula-Hoop
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
Sabe hacer toda clase de malabares con el aro.She can make all kinds of crazy moves with the Hula-Hoop.
6. (game of pushing hoops with sticks)
a. hoop rolling
Todos los niños de nuestro barrio participaron en una carrera de aros por la calle.All the kids in our neighborhood engaged in a hoop rolling race down the street.
7. (tableware)
a. napkin ring
Para que se viera más elegante la mesa, puse las servilletas en aros plateados.To make the table look prettier, I put the napkins in silver napkin rings.
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aro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (círculo)
a. hoop
2. (technology)
a. ring
los aros olímpicosthe Olympic rings
3. (fig)
a.
pasar por el aroto knuckle under
un sostén de arosan underwired bra
4. (pendiente)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. earring
5. (en forma de aro)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. hoop earring
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aro
[de tonel] ring; hoop; [de rueda] rim; (servilletero) napkin ring; (And) (S. Cone) (arete) earring;aros (juego) quoits
hacer un aro (S. Cone) to have a break
pasar por el aro to fall into line
aro de émbolo piston ring
aro de rueda wheel rim
aro
(Botánica) lords-and-ladies
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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