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boogeyman
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This word may also be spelled "bogeyman.”
boogeyman(
boo
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gi
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mahn
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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. (supernatural being)
a. el coco
(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).
My son doesn't want to sleep in his room because he says the boogeyman is hiding under his bed.Mi hijo no quiere dormir en su cuarto porque dice que el coco está escondido bajo su cama.
Who broke the lamp!? - It was the boogeyman mommy. I saw him.¿Quién rompió la lámpara? - Fue el coco, mami, yo lo vi.
b. el cuco
(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).
Michael leaves the light on while he sleeps because he's afraid of the boogeyman.Michael deja la luz encendida mientras duerme porque le tiene miedo al cuco.
c. el hombre del saco
(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).
Eat all your broccoli or the boogeyman is going to get you.Cómete todo el brócoli o vendrá el hombre del saco.
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