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renglón
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renglón(
rrehng
-
glohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (set of words on a line)
a. line
El autor menciona a Julia por primera vez en el tercer párrafo, en el quinto renglón.The author mentions Julia for the first time in the third paragraph, on the fifth line.
2. (commerce)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. line
¿Venden computadoras de escritorio? - No nos dedicamos a ese renglón. Solo vendemos portátiles.Do you sell desktop computers? - We don't work that line of business. We only sell laptops.
3. (on ruled paper)
a. line
Si escribo en papel sin renglones la escritura me queda torcida.If I write on paper without lines, my handwriting gets crooked.
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renglón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. line
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a renglón seguidoin the same breath, straight after
escribir a alguien unos renglonesto drop somebody a line
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renglón
1 (línea) line; line of writing
escribir unos renglones to write a few lines o words; estos pobres renglones these humble jottings
a renglón seguido immediately after
leer entre renglones to read between the lines
2 (Com) item of expenditure
3 (Latinoamérica) (Com) (género) line of goods; (departamento) department; area
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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