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aventón
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aventón(
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behn
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tohn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(free ride)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. ride
Vamos a pedirle un aventón a Alexis.We're going to hitch a ride with Alexis.
b. lift
Si me esperas un tantito, te doy un aventón a tu casa.If you wait for me a bit, I'll give you a lift to your house.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(act of pushing)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. shove
¿Viste? Ese chavo le dio un aventón a esa viejita y le bajó la cartera.Did you see that? That kid gave that old lady a shove and snatched her wallet.
b. push
Me distraje y unos cuates me dieron un aventón que casi me tira de las escaleras.I got distracted and some guys gave me a push that almost knocked me down the stairs.
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aventón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en vehículo)
a.
pedir/dar aventónto hitch/give a lift, ride
2. (empujón)
a. push, shove
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aventón
(México) (empujón) push; shove
pedir aventón to hitch a lift; hitch a ride; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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