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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (medicine)
a. stitch
Al deportista le entró flato y tuvo que abandonar la carrera.The athlete had a stitch and he had to pull out of the race.
2. (melancholy)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
a. gloom
En Navidad me invade un flato porque me acuerdo de cuando lo celebraba con mis abuelos.I get a feeling of gloom at Christmas because I remember when I used to celebrate it with my grandparents.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
tener flatoto have a stitch
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1 (Med)
tener flato to have a stitch
2 (Latinoamérica) (depresión) gloom; depression; (Centroamérica) (temor) fear; apprehension
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