fib

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fib(
fihb
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (little while lie)
a. la mentirilla
(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)
It's not the first fib I hear from Gloria.No es la primera mentirilla que escucho de Gloria.
b. la mentirijilla
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The grown-ups all thought Sally's fantastical story was just a fib, but it was true.Todos los adultos pensaron que la historia fantástica de Sally era pura mentirijilla, pero era verdad.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to tell little white lies)
a. decir mentirillas
Some people fib because they don't want to hurt others with the truth.Algunas personas dicen mentirillas para no lastimar a los demás con la verdad.
b. decir mentirijillas
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Stop fibbing. We know you're just making up nonsense.Deja de decir mentirijillas. Sabemos que estás inventando cosas nada más.
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fib
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el cuento
(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)
b. la trola
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
to tell a fibcontar un cuento meter una trola
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. contar un cuento
b. meter una trola
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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fib [fɪb]
noun
mentirijilla (f)
to tell a fib decir una mentirijilla
intransitive verb
decir mentirijillas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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