beso
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beso(
beh
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soh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (gesture)
a. kiss
Mi primer beso fue a los 15 años.I had my first kiss when I was 15.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(impact)
a. collision
Se dieron un beso los dos coches pero a nadie le pasó nada.There was a collision between the two cars but no one was hurt.
3. (farewell; often used in correspondence)
a. love
Escribe pronto. Un beso, Carmen.Write soon. Love, Carmen.
besos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (gestures)
a. kisses
Las dos mujeres se encuentran por la calle y se dan dos besos en la mejilla.The two women meet on the street and give themselves two kisses on the cheek.
5. (farewell; often used in correspondence)
a. love
Mañana te texteo de nuevo para ver cómo estás. Besos, Laura.I'll text you tomorrow to see how you are. Love, Laura.
b. XX
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Clara me dejó una nota que decía "Hay pollo con arroz en el refri. Te quiero. Besos".Clara left me a note that said "There's chicken and rice in the fridge. I love you. XX."
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beso
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. kiss
dar un beso a alguiento give somebody a kiss, to kiss somebody
le dio un beso en los labioshe kissed her on the lips
un beso, muchos besoslove
Marisa te manda besosMarisa sends her love
comerse a besos a alguiento smother somebody with kisses
beso con lenguaFrench kiss
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beso
1 (con los labios) kiss
dar un beso a algn to kiss sb; give sb a kiss
echar o tirar un beso a algn dar un beso volado a algn to blow sb a kiss
beso de la muerte kiss of death
beso de tornillo beso lingual French kiss
2 (choque) bump; collision
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