big shot

big shot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(important person)
a. el mandamás
(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 mandamás
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I don't know who that guy is, but he must be a big shot. He is wearing an Armani suit.No sé quién es ese hombre, pero debe de ser un mandamás. Lleva puesto un traje Armani.
b. el pez gordo
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My neighbor lives in a modest house and drives a Honda Accord, but he is actually a big shot at JPMorgan.Mi vecino vive en una casa modesta y maneja un Honda Accord, pero realmente es un pez gordo en JPMorgan.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (medicine)
a. la inyección grande
(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)
I was petting Buddy's head when the vet gave him a big shot that put him down.Acariciaba la cabeza de Buddy cuando el veterinario le puso una inyección grande que lo puso a dormir.
3. (opportunity)
a. la gran oportunidad
(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)
It was my big shot, but I screwed it up.Fue mi gran oportunidad, pero la arruiné.
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