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This word may also be spelled "chequered."
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (decorated with checks)
a. a cuadros
Donovan is wearing khakis and a blue checkered shirt.Donovan viste pantalones caqui y una camisa azul a cuadros.
b. de cuadros
I like the checkered pattern on this purse.Me gusta el estampado de cuadros de este bolso.
2. (marked by ups and downs)
a. lleno de altibajos
Despite the artist's checkered career, she made important contributions to the world of music.A pesar de la carrera llena de altibajos de la artista, dejó aportes importantes al mundo de la música.
b. accidentado
Ralph is trying to move on from his checkered past to live a normal life.Ralph está tratando de dejar atrás su pasado accidentado para vivir una vida normal.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pattern)
a. a cuadros
2. (fig)
she's had a somewhat checkered careersu trayectoria ha estado llena de altibajos
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checkered [ˈtʃekəd]
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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