bad luck
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bad luck(
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (misfortune)
a. la mala suerte
(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).
You don't want me on your team. I have bad luck.No me quieres en tu equipo. Tengo mala suerte.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (used to express sympathy)
a. qué mala suerte
I lost! - Bad luck, man.¡Perdí! - Qué mala suerte, amigo.
b. qué mala pata
The Hurleys missed their flight. - Bad luck!¡Los Hurley perdieron su vuelo! - ¡Qué mala pata!
c. qué mala leche
Sharon broke up with me. - Bad luck, friend.Sharon rompió conmigo. - Qué mala leche, amigo.
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