false rumor
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Usage note
This phrase may also be written "false rumour."
false rumor(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. el rumor falso
(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).
The mean girls spread false rumors about Alicia.Las chicas malas difundieron rumores falsos sobre Alicia.
b. el infundio
(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).
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Unfortunately, these false rumors have damaged my reputation.Desafortunadamente, estos infundios han hecho daño a mi reputación.
c. el bulo
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I try to ignore gossip and false rumors.Trato de ignorar chismes y bulos.
d. la borrega
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The things they say about me are false rumors. Don't believe them.Las cosas que dicen de mí son borregas. No las creas.
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