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babysitter

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "baby-sitter."
babysitter(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (occupation)
a. el niñero
(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).
(M)
, la niñera
(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).
(F)
La niñera no puede venir hoy porque está enferma, así que me toca quedarme en casa cuidando a mi hermanito.The babysitter can't come today because she's sick, so I have to stay home to take care of my little brother.
We need to find a babysitter to take care of the children on Friday night.Hay que encontrar una niñera para cuidar a los niños el viernes por la noche.
b. la nana
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Marta is Miguel's favorite babysitter.Marta es la nana preferida de Miguel.
c. el canguro
(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).
(M)
, la canguro
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My mom is always our first choice when we need a babysitter for Fernanda.Siempre elegimos a mi mamá primero cuando necesitamos una canguro para Fernanda.
d. el babysitter
(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).
(M)
, la babysitter
(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).
(F)
Ale started working as a babysitter when she was 11.Ale empezó a trabajar de babysitter a los 11 años.
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babysitter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el canguro
(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).
(M)
la canguro
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. el babysitter
(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).
(M)
la babysitter
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
baby-sitter [ˈbeɪbɪˌsɪtəʳ]
noun
babysitter (m); canguro (m); (Esp)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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