bottom line
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Usage note
This noun must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
bottom line(
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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. (accounting)
a. el balance final
(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).
By reducing the cost of our inputs, we've increased our bottom line.Al reducir el costo de los insumos, hemos aumentado el balance final.
2. (result)
a. la conclusión
(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 bottom line from our research into aging is that youth is overrrated.La conclusión de nuestras investigaciones sobre envejecimiento es que la juventud está sobrevalorada.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The bottom line is that despite what all the experts say, there is a real chance he could win.En resumidas cuentas, a pesar de lo que dicen todos los expertos, existe una verdadera posibilidad de que él gane.
The bottom line is that I am really fed up with you.En pocas palabras, estoy verdaderamente harta de ti.
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