chewing gum [ˈtʃuːɪŋɡʌm]
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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. el chicle
(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).
I bought a magazine and a pack of chewing gum at the corner store.Compré una revista y un cartón de chicle en la tienda de la esquina.
b. la goma de mascar
(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).
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
I hate it when people leave chewing gum stuck to seats.Detesto cuando la gente deja su goma de mascar en el asiento.
chewing gumCopyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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