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acertijo
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acertijo(
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sehr
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (guessing game)
a. riddle
El acertijo era tan difícil que ni siquiera juntos fuimos capaces de resolverlo.The riddle was so difficult that we couldn't even solve it between us.
b. puzzle
Me devané los sesos intentando resolver el acertijo y al final la solución era la más sencilla.I racked my brains trying to solve the puzzle and in the end the simplest solution was the right one.
2. (confusing statement or situation)
a. riddle
La desaparición del vuelo sigue siendo un acertijo sin resolver.The disappearance of the flight remains an unsolved riddle.
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acertijo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. riddle
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acertijo
riddle; puzzle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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