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ramo
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ramo(
rrah
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moh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (bundle of flowers)
a. bouquet
Mi novia atrapó el ramo de la novia en la recepción.My girlfriend caught the bride's bouquet at the reception.
Alguien dejó un ramo de margaritas sobre la mesa.Someone left a bouquet of daisies on the table.
b. bunch
Le envié a mi mamá un ramo de rosas por el Día de la Madre.I sent my mom a bunch of roses for Mother's Day.
2. (part of a tree)
a. branch
Colgamos un comedero para pájaros de uno de los ramos del árbol.We hung a bird feeder from one of the tree's branches.
3. (sector)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Los trabajadores del ramo de la aviación decidieron irse a la huelga.Airline workers have decided to go on strike.
El ramo de la construcción parece estar recuperándose este año.The construction industry seems to be rebounding this year.
4. (subdivision)
a. branch
El álgebra es un ramo de las matemáticas.Algebra is a branch of mathematics.
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ramo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de flores)
a. bunch, bouquet
2. (rama)
a. branch
el ramo de la construcciónthe building industry
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ramo
1 [de flores] bouquet; bunch
ramo de novia bride's bouquet
2 [de árbol] branch
3 (Com) (sector) field; section; department
es del ramo de la alimentación he's in the food business; el ministro del ramo the appropriate minister; the minister concerned with this; es del ramo (homosexual) he's one of them (familiar); he's a poof (muy_familiar); he's a fag (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
4 (ramalazo) (also ramos)
tiene ramos de loco he has a streak of madness in him; he has a mad streak in him
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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