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charco
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charco(
chahr
-
koh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (liquid on the floor)
a. puddle (small)
Pisé un charco y me ensucié los pantalones.I stepped in a puddle and got my pants dirty.
b. pool (large)
Los barcos de papel que hice están flotando en un charco junto a la cuneta.The paper boats I made are floating on a pool by the gutter.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(the Atlantic Ocean)
a. the Pond
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mis abuelos cruzaron el charco para escapar de la guerra en Europa.My grandparents crossed the Pond to escape the war in Europe.
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charco
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. puddle
2. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cruzar el charcoto cross the pond o Atlantic
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charco
pool; puddle
cruzar o pasar el charco to cross the water; (esp) to cross the Pond the Atlantic; (the Atlantic)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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