ello
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ello(
eh
-
yoh
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (neutral)
a. it
Estoy cansada, pero no por ello voy a rendirme.I'm tired, but I'm not going to give up because of it.
Si quieres algo, lucha por ello. If you want something, fight for it.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (psychology)
a. id
El ello es uno de tres componentes en el modelo freudiano de la psique. The id is one of three major components in the Freudian model of the psyche.
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ello
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (neutro)
a. it
no nos llevamos bien, pero ello no nos impide formar un buen equipowe don't get on very well, but it o that doesn't stop us making a good team
no quiero hablar de elloI don't want to talk about it
por ellofor that reason
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ello
pronoun
1 it
no tiene fuerzas para ello he's not strong enough for it; ello no es obstáculo para que venga that shouldn't stop him coming; ello es difícil it's awkward; ello no me gusta I don't like it; todo ello se acabó the whole thing is over and done with
no tiene fuerzas para ello
2 (locuciones)
es por ello por lo que ... es por ello que ... that is why ...
por ello no quiero that's why I don't want to; ello dirá time will tell; ¡a por ello! here goes!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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