brain drain
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brain drain(
breyn
 
dreyn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(loss of a country's educated people)
a. la fuga de cerebros
(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).
What does brain drain have to do with the development of their country? - The skilled citizens are fleeing to more developed countries.¿Qué tiene que ver la fuga de cerebros con el desarrollo de su país? - Los ciudadanos especializados están huyendo a los países más desarrollados.
b. el éxodo de profesionales
(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).
Our country is suffering brain drain. Hundreds of doctors are emigrating to Europe in search of better opportunities.Nuestro país está sufriendo un éxodo de profesionales. Cientos de médicos están emigrando a Europa en busca de mejores oportunidades.
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