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paquete
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paquete(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (box to send)
a. package
¿Recibiste el paquete que te envié?Did you get the package that I sent you?
b. parcel
Hoy sin falta tengo que envolver el paquete y enviarlo por correo.I have to wrap the parcel and mail it today without fail.
2. (packaging)
a. pack
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Compré dos paquetes de galletas porque estaban de oferta.I bought two packs of cookies because they were on sale.
b. packet (United Kingdom)
Me encanta el olor del té cuando abro un paquete nuevo.I love the smell of tea when I open a fresh packet.
c. bag
Necesitamos medio paquete de azúcar para hacer el pastel.We need half a bag of sugar to make this cake.
3. (group)
a. package
En el paquete de aplicaciones se incluyen todos los archivos necesarios.All the necessary files are included in the package.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(male genitalia)
a. bulge
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No paraba de mirarle el paquete.She couldn't stop staring at his bulge.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(burden)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. responsibilty
Yo no voy a cargar con el paquete de los errores de mi jefe.I am not going to take responsibility for my boss's mistakes.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(punishment)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Menudo paquete te va a caer si mamá se entera.If Mom finds out, she will throw the book at you.
Nos metieron un paquete por llegar tarde.We got into real trouble for arriving late.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(clumsy person)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. useless (adjective)
¡El portero es un paquete, no está parando ni un tiro!The goalkeeper is useless; he's can't block a shot!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(smart) (Southern Cone)
a. chic
El hermano de la novia estaba muy paquete con su esmoquin negro.The bride's brother looked very chic in his black tuxedo.
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paquete
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de libros, regalos)
a. parcel
paquete bombaparcel bomb
paquete postalparcel
2. (de cigarrillos, folios)
a. pack, packet
3. (de azúcar, arroz)
a. bag
paquete de tabacocigarette packet
4. (maleta, bulto)
a. bag
5. (conjunto)
a. package
paquete de accionesshare holding
paquete de medidaspackage of measures
paquete turísticopackage holiday
6. (computers)
a. package
7. (en motocicleta)
a. passenger
ir de paqueteto ride pillion
8. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. packet, bulge
9. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
me ha tocado el paquete de hacer…I've been lumbered with doing…
10. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
meter un paquete a alguiento come down on somebody like a ton of bricks
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paquete
1 [de correos] (grande) parcel; (pequeño) package
me mandaron un paquete por correo I got a parcel in the post
ir o viajar de paquete (en moto) to ride pillion
paquete bomba parcel bomb
paquetes postales (como servicio) parcel post
singular
; (s)
2 [de cigarrillos, galletas] packet; pack; (EEUU) [de harina, azúcar] bag
3 (Economía) (Informática) (conjunto) package
paquete accionarial paquete de acciones parcel of shares
paquete de aplicaciones software package
paquete de beneficios benefits package
paquete de medidas package of measures
paquete estadístico statistical package
paquete integrado integrated package
4 (persona torpe)
ser un paquete to be useless; be a dead loss (familiar); es un auténtico paquete para las matemáticas he's completely useless at maths
5 (castigo)
el sargento le metió un paquete por abandonar su puesto the sergeant threw the book at him for leaving his post; nos van a pegar un paquete si nos saltamos las clases we'll get a rocket if we skip classes (familiar)
6 (bebé)
dejar a una con el paquete to put a woman in the family way; soltar el paquete to give birth
7 (genitales masculinos) bulge; lunchbox (muy_familiar)
marcar paquete to wear very tight trousers
8 (pañal) (limpio) nappy; (sucio) dirty nappy
aún lleva paquete por las noches she still wears a nappy at night
9 (Náutica) packet (boat)
10 (majo) dandy
estar hecho un paquete to be all dressed up; be dressed in style
11 (Med) dose (of VD) (muy_familiar)
12 (Latinoamérica) (cosa pesada) nuisance; bore
¡menudo paquete! ¡vaya paquete! what a bore!
13
darse paquete especialmente (Centroamérica) (México) to give o.s. airs
14 (México) (asunto) tough job; hard one
15 (S. Cone) queer (muy_familiar); poof (muy_familiar); fag (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
16 (Latinoamérica) (vacaciones) package holiday
adjective
(And) (Arg) elegant; chic
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