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sudor
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sudor(
soo
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dohr
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (effect of sweating)
a. sweat
Se limpió el sudor de la frente con el pañuelo.She wiped the sweat from her forehand with a handkerchief.
b. perspiration
El sudor sirve para bajar la temperatura corporal.Perspiration helps to lower body temperature.
sudores
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(effort)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Después de muchos sudores, por fin conseguimos construir la casa.After much toil, we finally managed to build the house.
Podemos lograr esta meta, pero nos costará sudores.We can accomplish this goal, but it'll take blood, sweat, and tears.
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sudor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transpiración)
a. sweat
2. (de pared)
a. condensation
con el sudor de mi frenteby the sweat of my brow
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
me costó muchos sudores conseguirloI had a real struggle to get it
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
me entran sudores fríos de pensarloit makes me break out in a cold sweat o it sends a shiver down my spine just to think of it
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sudor
1 (transpiración) sweat
con el sudor de su frente by the sweat of one's brow; estar bañado en sudor to be dripping with sweat
2 (also sudores) (esfuerzo) toil
singular
; (s)
labour
singular
; (s)
labor
singular
; (s) (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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