face-off
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face-off(
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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. (hostile meeting)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la confrontación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The face-off between the crowds of protesters could turn violent.La confrontación entre los grupos de manifestantes podría volverse violenta.
2. (ice hockey; start of play)
a. el careo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What did I miss? - Your team lost the face-off.¿De qué me perdí? - Tu equipo perdió el careo.
b. la salida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The center won the face-off but it didn't matter. The team lost the game.El centro ganó la salida pero no importó. El equipo perdió el partido.
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face-off
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (confrontation)
a. el enfrentamiento (a cara de perro)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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face-off [ˈfeɪsɒf]
noun
confrontación (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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