fag end
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fag end
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cigarette butt) (United Kingdom)
a. la colilla
(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).
Someone threw a fag end in the skip, and everything in it caught fire.Alguien tiró una colilla al contenedor, y todo lo que había dentro se incendió.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(the last part) (United Kingdom)
a. el final
(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).
There were a few stragglers walking about at the fag end of the celebration.Había unos rezagados que andaban por ahí al final de la celebración.
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