blow-up
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This word may also be spelled "blowup."
blow-up(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (inflatable)
a. inflable
Rita took the blow-up mattress out of storage so her aunt would have a place to sleep while visiting.Rita sacó el colchón inflable del depósito para que su tía tuviera dónde dormir durante su visita.
b. hinchable
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We rented a blow-up castle for Hugo's birthday party.Alquilamos un castillo hinchable para la fiesta de cumpleaños de Hugo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (photography) (United Kingdom)
a. la ampliación
(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).
That's a nice picture of the family. We should get a blow-up and hang it in the living room.Es una linda foto de la familia. Deberíamos hacer una ampliación y colgarla en la sala.
3. (angry quarrel)
a. el encontronazo
(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).
Liz and Kevin had a blow-up when they ran into each other for the first time after their divorce.Liz y Kevin tuvieron un encontronazo la primera vez que se encontraron después del divorcio.
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blow-up [ˈbləʊʌp]
noun
1 (Fot) ampliación (f)
2 riña (f); pelea (f);between entre
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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