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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. la persecución
(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).
Some people regard the chasing of a fox around the countryside a cruel sport.Algunos consideran que la persecución de un zorro por el campo es un deporte cruel.
a. el cincelado
(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).
Inside the box was a silver locket with beautifully detailed chasing.Dentro de la caja había un relicario de plata con un cincelado exquisitamente detallado.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I sent an email asking for volunteers, but no one has gotten back to me. Can you do some chasing for me?Mandé un correo pidiendo voluntarios, pero nadie respondió. ¿Puedes averiguar qué pasa?
There are several clients who haven't paid their invoices. I'll have to do some chasing.Hay varios clientes que no pagaron sus facturas. Voy a tener que enviarles un recordatorio.
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