clanger
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clanger
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. la metedura or
(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).
b. el metida de pata, patinazo
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to drop a clangermeter la pata
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clanger [ˈklæŋəʳ]
noun
(Britain) plancha (f) (informal); (Esp) metedura (f) or metida (f) de pata (informal); (LAm)
to drop a clanger meter la pata (informal); tirarse una plancha (informal); (Esp)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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