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expreso(
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preh
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (explicit)
a. express
No puedes salir esta noche hasta que tu madre te deje de manera expresa.You can't go out tonight until you've received your mother's express approval.
b. specific
Teníamos que esperar la autorización expresa de la alcaldesa para hacer cumplir el presupuesto.We had to wait for the mayor's specific authorization in order to enforce the budget.
c. clear
Los síntomas del paciente fue una señal expresa de algo mucho más grave.The patient's symptoms were a clear sign of something much more serious.
2. (train)
a. express
El reportero llegará en el tren expreso de la capital.The journalist will arrive by express train from the capital.
b. fast
El tren expreso solo tarda media hora en llegar desde el aeropuerto.The fast train only takes half an hour to get from the airport.
3. (beverage)
a. espresso
Anoche dormí fatal, a ver si un café expreso me ayuda a espabilar.I didn't sleep well last night. Let's see if an espresso coffee helps me wake up.
4. (fast)
a. express
Cariño, te llegó un paquete expreso de Barcelona.Honey, an express parcel from Barcelona arrived for you.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
5. (vehicle)
a. express train
Viajar en expreso es más caro, pero gano mucho tiempo.Traveling by express train is more expensive, but it saves me a lot of time.
b. fast train
El expreso se averió y vino a buscarnos un autobús.The fast train broke down and a bus came for us.
c. express
Quiero un boleto para el expreso de las 3 pm.I want a ticket for the 3 pm express.
6. (beverage)
a. espresso
Tengo una cafetera pequeña para hacer expresos.I have a small coffee maker to make espressos.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
7. (by fast mail)
a. express
Si no envías el informe expreso, no llegará cuando hace falta.If you don't send the report express, it won't arrive in time.
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expreso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (explícito)
a. specific
2. (deliberado)
a. express
3. (claro)
a. clear
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (tren)
a. slow overnight train
5. (café)
a. expresso
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
6. (general)
a. on purpose, expressly
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expreso
adjective
1 (explícito) express; (exacto) specific; clear
2 [+tren] express; fast
3
café expreso espresso
1 (Ferro) express train; fast train
2 (persona) special messenger
3 (Caribe) (autobús) long-distance coach
adverb
express
mandar algo expreso to send sth express
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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