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).
noun
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).
(F)
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).
(M)
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).
(F)
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.
face off
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (confront)
a. enfrentarse
The two hockey teams will face off tonight in an epic battle.Los dos equipos de hockey se enfrentarán esta noche en una batalla épica.
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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).
Noun
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).
(M)
face-off [ˈfeɪsɒf]
noun
confrontación (f)
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