coin
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coin(
koyn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (metal money)
a. la moneda
(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).
I have collected more than 200 coins from all over the world.En mi colección tengo más de 200 monedas de todo el mundo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to create)
a. acuñar
The government has stopped coining money.El gobierno dejó de acuñar moneda.
3. (to invent)
a. acuñar
Gertrude Stein coined the phrase "lost generation."Gertrude Stein acuñó la frase "la generación perdida".
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coin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la moneda
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the other side of the coinla otra cara de la moneda
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to coin moneyacuñar moneda
4. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he's simply coining itse está forrando se está pudriendo en dinero
to coin a phrase…por así decirlo…, valga la expresión…
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coin [kɔɪn]
noun
moneda (f)
a 20p coin una moneda de 20 peniques; to toss a coin echar una moneda al aire; jugárselo a cara o cruz
to pay sb back in his own coin pagar a algn en or con la misma moneda
transitive verb
[+money] acuñar; [+word] inventar; acuñar
he must be coining money debe de estar haciéndose de oro; to coin a phrase para decirlo así; si me permite la frase
Stunned Jackson was, to coin a phrase, "sick as a parrot"
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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