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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. la maza
(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).
The lumberjack used a wooden beetle to drive a wedge through the log.El leñador usó una maza de madera para clavar una cuña en el tronco.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to jut)
(to move hurriedly)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
An elderly woman came beetling up the hill. We waved at her, and she waved back.Una anciana subía apresuradamente la cuesta. Nosotros la saludamos con la mano, y ella nos devolvió el saludo.
The bell rang, and the children beetled from the classroom.Sonó la campana y los niños salieron deprisa de la clase.
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