de forma
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de forma(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to refer to shape)
a. shape
Las amebas cambian de forma para poder desplazarse.Amoebas change shape to move around.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Las hojas de estos árboles son de forma acorazonada.The leaves of these trees are heart-shaped.
Sobre la mesa, había una cajita de forma hexagonal.There was a small hexagonal box on the table.
2. (used to refer to style)
a. of form
En mi opinión, el poema no funciona, y no por una cuestión de contenido, sino de forma.In my opinion, the poem doesn't work, and it's not a question of content, but one of form.
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