de mayor
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de mayor(
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mah
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (when you become an adult)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Yo de mayor quiero ser famoso.I want to be a celebrity when I grow up.
¿Qué quieres ser de mayor? - Quiero ser bombero.What do you want to be when you grow up? - I want to be a firefighter.
2. (of superior or larger)
a. of greater
Este puesto es de mayor responsabilidad que el que ocupa ahora.This is a position of greater responsibility than the one you hold now.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
En mi opinión, estos son los temas de mayor interés de los tratados en el congreso.In my opinion, these are the most interesting topics among those addressed at the conference.
Necesitamos un tablón de mayor tamaño.We need a bigger plank.
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