ego
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ego(
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go
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (psychology)
a. el ego
(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).
Freud said that the mind has three parts; the id, the ego, and the superego.Freud dijo que la mente tiene tres partes; el id, el ego y el superego.
b. el yo
(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 mystic told me that the ego is an illusion.El místico me dijo que el yo es una ilusión.
2. (self-regard)
a. el amor propio
(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).
I don't like him. He has too much ego.Me cae mal. Tiene demasiado amor propio.
b. el ego
(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 compliment boosted my ego.El cumplido alimentó mi ego.
c. el orgullo
(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).
Sometimes my ego doesn't let me apologize.A veces mi orgullo no me deja pedir perdón.
d. la autoestima
(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 insult damaged my ego.El insulto dañó mi autoestima.
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ego
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (self-esteem)
a. la amor propio, autoestima
(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).
2. (psychology)
a. el ego m, yo
(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).
he has an enormous egotiene un ego descomunal, es un presuntuoso
to boost somebody's egodar mucha moral a alguien
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be on an ego triphacer algo por autocomplacerse
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ego [ˈiːɡəʊ] [ˈeɡəʊ]
noun
1 (Psychology and Psychiatry)
the ego el ego; el yo
2 (pride) orgullo (m)
to boost one's ego alimentar el ego
modifier
ego trip (n)
to be on an ego trip creerse el centro del universo or el ombligo del mundo
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ego
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ego(
eh
-
goh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. ego
Todos coincidimos en que ese cantante de pop tiene un ego inmenso.Everyone agrees that that pop star has an enormous ego.
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ego
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. ego
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
ego
ego
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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alter ego
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