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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. slam
Pedro nos gritó y se fue del cuarto, cerrando la puerta de un portazo.Pedro yelled at us and left the room, shutting the door with a slam.
b. bang
"Habrá sido el viento", dijo Elisa tras haber escuchado un portazo."It must have been the wind," said Elisa after hearing the bang of a door.
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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. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
dar un portazoto slam the door
la puerta se cerró de un portazothe door slammed shut
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cerrar la puerta de un portazo to slam the door (shut); dar o pegar un portazo to slam the door
Acabó [pegando un portazo] y dándose a la bebida de licores dulces y con baja graduación.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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