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desliz

desliz(
dehs
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lees
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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. (careless error)
a. slip
Los controladores aéreos están bajo mucha presión porque no pueden permitirse ningún desliz.Air traffic controllers are under a lot of pressure because they can't afford any slips.
Julio no quiso decir lo que dijo. Fue solo un desliz.Julio didn't mean to say what he said. It was just a slip.
b. indiscretion
No te vas a zafar de la culpa solo porque dices que fue un desliz de la juventud.You're not going to wriggle your way out of the blame just because you claim it was a youthful indiscretion.
c. error
El empleado cometió un desliz cuando me registró y escribió mal mi apellido.The clerk made an error while registering my name and misspelled my last name.
d. slip-up
¡Presta atención y procura evitar los deslices! No queremos otro accidente.Pay attention and try to avoid slip-ups! We don't want another accident.
e. gaffe
El alcalde tuvo un desliz durante la conferencia de prensa que hizo reír a todos.The mayor made a gaffe at the press conference that made everybody laugh.
2. (infidelity)
a. indiscretion
Mi novio me engañó, pero lo perdoné porque yo también tuve mis deslices.My boyfriend cheated on me, but I forgave him because I've committed my own indiscretions.
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desliz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. slip, error
tener o cometer un deslizto slip up
desliz
1 (equivocación) slip
cometer un desliz to slip up; los deslices de la juventud the indiscretions of youth
desliz de lengua slip of the tongue
desliz freudiano Freudian slip
2 (Automóviles) skid
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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