demonstrative

demonstrative(
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man
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dihv
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (expressive)
a. efusivo
My father was never very demonstrative in his affection for us, but he always worked hard.Mi padre nunca fue muy efusivo con nosotros, pero siempre fue muy trabajador.
b. expresivo
The employees were quite demonstrative about their discontent about the new changes.Los empleados fueron bastante expresivos en su descontento sobre los nuevos cambios.
2. (grammar)
a. demostrativo
The demonstrative pronoun "eso" is neuter because it doesn't refer to an object with an assigned gender.El pronombre demostrativo "eso" es neutro porque no se refiere a un objeto con un género determinado.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (grammar)
a. el demostrativo
(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 word "este", which means "this" in English, is a demonstrative.La palabra "este", la cual quiere decir "this" en inglés, es un demostrativo.
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demonstrative
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (person)
a. efusivo(a), extravertido(a)
2. (grammar)
a. demostrativo(a)
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demonstrative [dɪˈmɒnstrətɪv]
adjective
1 [+person] expresivo
not very demonstrative más bien reservado
2
to be demonstrative of sth (illustrative) demostrar algo
That America walked away from this effort more than a decade ago is demonstrative of the commercial technology lapses our country is prone to stumble into
3 (Gram) demostrativo
noun
demostrativo (m)
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