caja boba
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caja boba
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(television)
a. idiot box
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Deja de mirar la caja boba y ponte a hacer la tarea.Stop watching the idiot box and start doing your homework.
b. goggle-box
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Deberíamos leer más en lugar de pasar tanto tiempo delante de la caja boba.We should read more instead of spending so much time in front of the goggle-box.
c. box
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¿Están poniendo algo interesante en la caja boba? - No sé, pero lo dudo mucho.Are they showing anything interesting on the box? - I don't know, but I doubt it very much.
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