commotion

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commotion(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (disturbance)
a. el alboroto
(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 neighbors stuck their heads out their windows to see what the commotion was all about.Los vecinos se asomaron por la ventana para ver de qué se trataba el alboroto.
b. el escándalo
(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 school board raised quite the commotion when they found out about the content of Mr. Fonseca's curriculum.La junta educativa armó todo un escándalo cuando se enteraron del contenido del programa de estudios del Sr. Fonseca.
c. la conmoción
(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).
(F)
The commotion caused by the political scandal made headlines all over the country.La conmoción provocada por el escándalo político llegó a los titulares en todo el país.
d. el tumulto
(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 police stepped in to break up the commotion.La policía intervino para disolver el tumulto.
e. el jaleo
(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)
"What's all this commotion? People are trying to sleep!" shouted the super of the building."¿Qué es todo este jaleo? ¡La gente quiere dormir!" gritó el portero del edificio.
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commotion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el alboroto m, tumulto
(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)
to cause a commotioncausar un alboroto
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commotion [kəˈməʊʃən]
noun
(noise) alboroto (m); (activity) jaleo (m); tumulto (m); confusión (f); (civil) disturbio (m)
to cause a commotion provocar or causar un alboroto; to make a commotion (noise) armar un alboroto; (fuss) armar un lío (informal); there was a commotion in the crowd se armó un lío entre los espectadores; what a commotion! ¡qué alboroto!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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