chopping block

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chopping block
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. el tajo
(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).
(M)
The butcher was breaking down a chicken on the chopping block.El carnicero partía un pollo en el tajo.
b. el tajador
(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).
(M)
The chopping block was covered in meat and juice.El tajador estaba lleno de carne y jugo.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(used to talk about something that may be eliminated)
a. cuerda floja
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The city council is working on next year's budget, and several programs are on the chopping block.El consejo municipal está trabajando en el presupuesto para el año que viene, y varios programas están en la cuerda floja.
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