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huerto
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huerto(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (plot planted with fruit trees)
a. orchard
El huerto tiene varios manzanos y ciruelos.The orchard has several apple trees and plum trees.
Solíamos tener muchos duraznos en este huerto, pero ahora solo tenemos perales.We used to have a lot of peach trees in this orchard, but now we only have pear trees.
2. (cultivated land)
a. vegetable garden
Plantamos lechugas en nuestro huerto.We planted lettuce in our vegetable garden.
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huerto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de hortalizas)
a. vegetable garden
2. (de frutales)
a. orchard
3. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
llevarse a alguien al huertoto have (one's will and) one's way with somebody
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huerto
[de verduras] kitchen garden; (comercial) (small) market garden; truck garden; (EEUU) [de árboles frutales] orchard; (en casa pequeña) back garden
el Huerto de los Olivos the Mount of Olives
llevarse a algn al huerto (engañar) to put one over on sb (familiar); lead sb up the garden path (familiar); (a la cama) to go to bed with sb; sleep with sb; go for a roll in the hay with sb (familiar)
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