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hoyo
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hoyo(
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yoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (opening)
a. hole
Hay un hoyo en mis jeans nuevos.There's a hole in my new jeans.
2. (hollow in the ground)
a. hole
El perro hizo un hoyo en el jardín.The dog dug a hole in the garden.
b. pit
Cuando fuimos de campamento, cavamos un hoyo para hacer la fogata.When we went camping, we dug a pit to build a fire.
3. (golf)
a. hole
La mayoría de los campos de golf tienen 18 hoyos.Most golf courses have 18 holes.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tomb)
a. grave
Fumando así acabarás en el hoyo.Smoking like that will drive you to your grave.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bad situation)
a. hole
Cayó en una depresión y le costó mucho salir del hoyo.He fell into a depression and found it very hard to come out of the hole.
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hoyo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (concavidad)
a. hole, pit
2. (de golf)
a. hole
3. (colloquial)
a. grave
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hoyo
1 (agujero) hole
en el hoyo 18 (Golf) at the 18th hole
2 (hondura) pit
3 (tumba) grave
4 (Med) pockmark
5 (hueco) hollow; cavity
6
irse al hoyo (S. Cone) to get into an awful jam (familiar); face ruin
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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