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punto álgido

punto álgido(
poon
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ahl
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (most intense moment)
a. high point
El salto del pertiguista sueco es sin duda uno de los puntos álgidos del campeonato.The Swedish pole vaulter's performance is no doubt one of the high points of the championship.
b. peak
Para cuando actuamos en el Madison Square Garden estábamos ya en el punto álgido de nuestra carrera.By the time we played at Madison Square Garden we were already at the peak of our career.
c. height
Los dos países se hallaban en el punto álgido de la crisis por la guerra comercial.The two countries were at the height of the trade war crisis.
d. climax
El punto álgido de la historia es el asesinato del rey a manos de su hijo.The climax of the story is the murder of the king at the hands of his son.
e. fever pitch
La tensión entre las dos Coreas alcanzó su punto álgido.Tension between the two Koreas reached fever pitch.
f. full swing
A las dos ya todo el mundo estaba bailando y la fiesta estaba en su punto álgido.By two o'clock everyone was dancing and the party was in full swing.
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