comeback
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comeback(
kuhm
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bahk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (return)
a. el regreso
(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).
Overalls seem to be enjoying a comeback these days.Los overoles parecen estar haciendo su regreso estos días.
b. el retorno
(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).
Michael Jordan's comeback to basketball was one of the most exciting sports events of the nineties.El retorno de Michael Jordan al baloncesto fue uno de los momentos más emocionantes del deporte de los años noventa.
c. la vuelta
(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).
Congratulations on your comeback to the major leagues!¡Felicidades por tu vuelta a las ligas mayores!
2. (sports)
a. la remontada
(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).
The team made a spectacular comeback from 2-0 to win the game.El equipo hizo una remontada espectacular y pasó del 2-0 a ganar el partido.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(answer)
a. la réplica
(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).
My uncle has a quick wit; he always has a comeback ready.Mi tío tiene mucho ingenio; siempre tiene una réplica lista.
b. la respuesta
(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).
Sometimes it's better to ignore people and suppress whatever comeback you have in your head.A veces es mejor ignorar a la gente y contener cualquier respuesta que tengas en mente.
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comeback
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of sportsperson)
a. la vuelta a la competición 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. competencia
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (of actor)
a. el regreso
(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).
to make a comebackvolver
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comeback [ˈkʌmbæk]
noun
1 (reaction) (usually adverse) reacción (f)
2 (US) (response) réplica (f); (witty) respuesta (f) aguda
3 (return)
to make a comeback (Teat) volver a las tablas; (Cine) volver a los platós; he is making a comeback to professional football está listo para volver al fútbol profesional; butter has made a comeback in the British diet la mantequilla ha recobrado su importancia en la dieta británica
4 (redress)
to have no comeback no poder pedir cuentas; no poder reclamar
If they go bust, investors have no comeback if they lose out through bad advice There is no comeback against a healer who gives wrong advice
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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