caja tonta
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caja tonta
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)
¿Dónde están los niños? - Pegados a la caja tonta, como siempre.Where are the kids? - Glued to the idiot box, as usual.
b. goggle-box
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Sal un rato, no te pases toda la tarde sentada delante de la caja tonta.Go out for a bit. Don't spend all afternoon sitting 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)
¿Qué están poniendo en la caja tonta? Seguro que alguna estupidez.What are they showing on the box? Some nonsense, no doubt.
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