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verso
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verso(
behr
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soh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (literary genre)
a. verse
Sus obras de teatro están escritas en verso.His plays are written in verse.
b. poetry
Comenzó escribiendo verso, pero más tarde pasó a escribir ficción.She started writing poetry, but later on she switched to fiction.
2. (phrase in a piece of poetry)
a. line
Todos los versos del poema tienen igual número de sílabas.All the lines in the poem have an equal number of syllables.
b. verse
El poema se compone de cinco versos de once sílabas cada uno.The poem consists of five verses with eleven syllables each.
3. (piece of poetry)
a. poem
¿Quieres que te lea el verso que te escribí?Do you want me to read you the poem I wrote for you?
4. (versicle)
a. verse
Siempre leía un verso de la Biblia antes de acostarse.He always read a Bible verse before going to bed.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fib) (River Plate)
a. lie
Era todo verso. No le creas nada.It was all lies. Don't believe anything he says.
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verso
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (género)
a. verse
en versoin verse
verso blanco/libreblank/free verse
2. (unidad rítmica)
a. line
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verso
1 (género) verse; (línea) line; verse line; (poema) poem
teatro en verso verse drama; en el segundo verso del poema in the second line of the poem; hacer versos to write poetry
verso libre free verse
verso suelto blank verse
2
echar verso (Caribe) (México) to rabbit on (familiar)
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