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aventón

aventón(
ah
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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).
masculine noun
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
¿Ya te vas? ¿Me puedes dar un aventón?Are you leaving now? Can you give me 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).
Noun
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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