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lobo de mar

lobo de mar(
loh
-
boh
 
deh
 
mahr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (general)
a. sea dog
Este pescador cubano es el viejo lobo de mar en el que Hemingway se inspiró para su libro "El viejo y el mar".This Cuban fisherman is the old sea dog Hemingway got inspiration from for his book "The Old Man and the Sea."
b. old salt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me dice un pajarito que estás hecho un verdadero lobo de mar. - ¿Yo? Pero si solo compré un pequeño bote para ir a pescar los domingos con mis hijos.A little bird tells me you're a proper old salt now. - Me? But I only bought a small boat to go fishing with my children on Sundays.
c. salt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Nada me gustaba tanto como ir a la cabaña del viejo lobo de mar y escuchar sus historias de viajes y naufragios.I loved nothing more than going to the old salt's cabin and listening to his stories of travels and shipwrecks.
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