dale
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dale(
deyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el valle
(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).
The shepherd went down into the dale to find his lost lamb.El pastor bajó al valle para buscar su cordero perdido.
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dale
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el valle
(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).
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dale [deɪl]
noun
valle (m)
the (Yorkshire) Dales los valles de Yorkshire
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dale
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dale(
dah
-
leh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (encouraging someone to do something)
a. go ahead
¿Quieres dejar tu trabajo? Dale, pues.You want to quit your job? Go ahead, then.
b. do it
Debes ir a saludar esa chica. ¡Dale!You should go say hi to that girl. Do it!
c. go for it
Tienes que jugar mejor si quieres ganar. ¡Dale!You have to play better if you want to win. Go for it!
2. (expressing agreement)
a. okay
¿Quieres cenar afuera esta noche? Dale.Do you want to eat out tonight? Okay.
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dale
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡dale! ¡otra vez con lo mismo!there you go again!
te digo que pares y tú ¡dale (que dale)!I've told you to stop, but you just carry on and on!
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