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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. corner
Puedes poner las cajas en la esquina.You can put the boxes in the corner.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en calle)
a. corner
2. (también fig)
a la vuelta de la esquinajust round the corner
doblar la esquinato turn the corner
en la esquinaon the corner
hacer esquina (con)to be on the corner (of)
3. (en fútbol)
a. corner
saque de esquinacorner (kick)
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1 (vértice) corner
la tienda de la esquina
a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner; just around the corner; las vacaciones están a la vuelta de la esquina the holidays are just around the corner; sacar de esquina to take a corner kick; doblar la esquina to turn the corner; (S. Cone) (morir) to die; kick the bucket (familiar); hacer esquina [+edificio] to be on the corner; [+calles] to meet
2 (Dep) corner
3 (Latinoamérica) (tienda) corner shop; village shop
la esquina the game (familiar); prostitution
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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