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bravo

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bravo(
brah
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boh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (aggressive)
a. fierce
Los Robert tienen un perro bravo. Solo se deja acariciar por ellos.The Roberts own a fierce dog. He only lets them pet him.
b. ferocious
En el safari vimos una manada de leones bravos.We saw a pride of ferocious lions on the safari.
c. wild
Puede que el semental sea demasiado bravo como para domar.The stallion may be too wild to tame.
2. (upset)
a. angry
Mario se puso bravo cuando se enteró de que habíamos roto la ventana.Mario got angry when he found out we had broken the window.
3. (grumpy)
a. bad-tempered
Dave se ve como una persona brava, pero en realidad es muy amigable.Dave looks like a bad-tempered person, but he is actually really friendly.
4. (courageous)
a. brave
Después de la Guerra de Troya, los bravos guerreros griegos zarparon a sus hogares.After the Trojan War, the brave Greek warriors set sail for home.
b. valiant
El bravo caballero de brillante armadura rescató a la princesa de las garras del dragón.The valiant knight in shining armor saved the princess from the clutches of the dragon.
5. (nautical)
a. rough
El mar está demasiado bravo para salir a navegar hoy.The sea is too rough to go sailing today.
b. stormy
El buque naufragó en la mar brava.The ship sank in stormy seas.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
6. (good job)
a. bravo
La interpretación del solista fue de otro mundo. Grité "¡bravo!" varias veces.The soloist's performance was out of this world. I shouted "bravo!" several times.
b. well done
Los espectadores me dieron una ovación de pie y gritaron "¡bravo!"The audience gave me a standing ovation and shouted "well done!"
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bravo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (valiente)
a. brave
2. (violento)
a. fierce
3. (airado)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. angry
ponerse bravoto get angry
4. (animal, planta)
a. wild
5. (mar)
a. rough
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
6. (general)
a.
¡bravo!bravo!
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bravo
adjective
1 [+animal] fierce; ferocious
2 [+persona] (malhumorado) bad-tempered; (jactancioso) boastful; swaggering; (valentón) boastful; swaggering
ponerse bravo con algn to get angry with sb
3 [+mar] rough; stormy; [+paisaje] rugged
4 (excelente) fine; excellent
5 (Latinoamérica) (Culin) hot; spicy
interjection
bravo!; well done!
thug
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