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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
a. grave
Fumando así acabarás en el hoyo.Smoking like that will drive you to your grave.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(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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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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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
irse al hoyo (S. Cone) to get into an awful jam (familiar); face ruin
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