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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (absurd)
a. ridiculous
Ese traje violeta hace que te veas ridículo, no sofisticado.That purple suit makes you look ridiculous, not sophisticated.
b. ludicrous
¡Es ridículo! Cada día se inventan una razón nueva para aumentar la factura.It's ludicrous! They come up with a new reason every day to put up the bill.
2. (meager)
a. laughable
Ese es un sueldo ridículo. Puedo ganar más dinero vendiendo perros calientes en la calle.That's a laughable salary. I can make more money selling hotdogs in the street.
b. ridiculous
¡Era un restorán muy caro! La comida no era nada del otro mundo y las porciones eran ridículas.The restaurant was really expensive! The food was average and the size of the portions was ridiculous.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (embarrassing situation)
a. ridicule
Si opinas sobre un tema que no conoces te puedes exponer al ridículo.You might expose yourself to ridicule if you give your opinion on a subject you know nothing about.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (situación, persona, ropa)
a. ridiculous
estás ridículo con esos pantalonesyou look ridiculous in those trousers, pants
acéptalo, ¡no seas ridículo!take it, don't be ridiculous o silly!
2. (precio, suma)
a. laughable, derisory
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. ridicule
hacer el ridículoto make a fool of oneself
poner o dejar en ridículo a alguiento make somebody look stupid
quedar en ridículoto look like a fool
no tiene sentido del ridículohe doesn't get embarrassed easily
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¿a que suena ridículo? doesn't it sound ridiculous?
¡pero eso es ridículo! no seas ridículo
hiciste el ridículo you made a fool of yourself; puso a Ana en ridículo delante de todos he made a fool of Ana in front of everyone; he showed Ana up in front of everyone; no te pongas en ridículo don't make a fool of yourself; don't show yourself up; no tiene sentido del ridículo he isn't afraid of making a fool of himself; exponerse al ridículo to lay o.s. open to ridicule
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