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comentario
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comentario(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (observation)
a. comment
Tu amiga hizo un comentario malicioso sobre los zapatos que llevaba Ángeles.Your friend made a spiteful comment about the shoes Ángeles was wearing.
b. remark
Ese comentario no era necesario.That remark was unnecessary.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Un portavoz de la empresa dijo que la subida de precios no es culpa de ellos. Sin comentario.A spokesperson for the company said that the rise in prices wasn't their fault. What can you say?
Señor Presidente, ¿quiere usted explicarnos lo que pasó allí dentro? - Sin comentarios.Mr President, would you like to explain to us what happened in there? - No comment.
2. (essay)
a. commentary
Tengo que escribir un comentario sobre el primer acto de "Hamlet" para mañana.I have to write a commentary on the first act of "Hamlet" by tomorrow.
comentarios
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (tattle)
a. gossip
¿Has escuchado los últimos comentarios sobre su matrimonio?Did you hear the latest gossip about their marriage?
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comentario
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (observación)
a. comment, remark
hizo un comentario muy acertadoshe made a very apt remark
el presidente no quiso hacer comentariosthe president did not wish to (make any) comment
sin comentariosno comment
sobran comentarioswhat can you say?
2. (crítica)
a. commentary
comentario de textoliterary commentary, textual analysis
comentariosgossip
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comentario
1 (observación) comment
hizo varios comentarios irónicos sobre mi familia he made some sarcastic comments o remarks about my family; esto merece comentario aparte this deserves separate comment; "sin comentarios" "no comment"; el tema no merece comentario the matter does not deserve mention; sin más comentario, pasemos a ver la película without further ado, let's watch the film; hacer un comentario: le hizo un comentario al oído she said something in his ear; no hizo comentario alguno al respecto he made no comment on the matter
2 (redacción) essay
un comentario sobre "El Quijote" an essay on "Don Quixote"
comentario de texto (literario) (literary) commentary; (lingüístico) textual analysis
3 comentarios (cotilleo) gossip
singular
; (s)
dar lugar a comentarios to lead to gossip
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