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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. el inconveniente
(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 only drawback to my apartment in New York was it had no bathtub.El único inconveniente de mi apartamento en Nueva York era que no tenía bañera.
b. la desventaja
(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).
The drawback of driving to work is having to find a parking space.La desventaja de ir en carro al trabajo es tener que encontrar lugar para estacionar.
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