blockbuster
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blockbuster(
blak
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buhs
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tuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (big success)
a. el éxito de taquilla
(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).
(movie)
Critics are calling this superhero flick the blockbuster of the summer.Los críticos están diciendo que esta peli de superhéroes es el éxito de taquilla del verano.
b. el bestseller
(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).
(book)
Ms. Case's first two novels saw little success, but her third turned out to be a blockbuster.Las primeras dos novelas de la señora Case tuvieron muy poco éxito, pero la tercera acabó siendo un bestseller.
2. (weaponry)
a. la bomba revientamanzanas
(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 B-29 dropped a two-ton blockbuster over Berlin.El B-29 lanzó una bomba revientamanzanas de dos toneladas sobre Berlín.
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blockbuster
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (success)
a. el bombazo m, gran éxito
(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).
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blockbuster [ˈblɒkˌbʌstəʳ]
noun
1 (film) exitazo (informal) (m); gran éxito (m) de taquilla; (book) exitazo (informal) (m); best-seller (m)
2 (Mil) bomba (f) revientamanzanas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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