dime
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dime(
daym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (coin)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la moneda de diez centavos
(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).
I found a dime on my way home.Encontré una moneda de diez centavos de camino a mi casa.
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dime
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. moneda de diez centavos
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
it's not worth a dimeno vale un centavo or
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
they're a dime a dozenlos hay a patadas
dime store(tienda de) baratillo (tienda f de) todo a cien m
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dime [daɪm] (US)
noun
(Canada) (US) moneda de diez centavos
they're a dime a dozen son muy baratos; los hay a montones (informal)
modifier
dime novel (n) novelucha (f)
dime store (n) todo a cien (m) tienda que vende mercadería barata; (Esp) (tienda que vende mercadería barata)
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dime
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Usage note
"Dime" is an informal command. The formal version is "dígame."
dime(
dee
-
meh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (to tell someone to speak)
a. tell me
Dime, ¿ya fuiste a renovar tu pasaporte?Tell me, have you already been to renew your passport?
b. shoot (informal)
¿Te puedo hacer una pregunta? - Dime.Can I ask you a question? - Shoot.
2. (to answer the phone)
a. hello
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
¿Dime? Sí, Juanito, te puedo ayudar.Hello? Yes, Johnny, I can help you.
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