field day
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field day(
fild
 
dey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (education)
a. el día de campo
(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).
Martina won three medals at the school field day.Martina se ganó tres medallas el día de campo de su escuela.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(military)
a. el día de maniobras
(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 old pictures were taken at the field day.Las viejas fotos las tomaron el día de maniobras.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(enjoyable activity)
a. el gran día
(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 girls had a field day with their new toys the day after Christmas.Las chicas tuvieron un gran día con sus juguetes nuevos el día después de Navidad.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(enjoyment usually at the expense of another)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It's a bad haircut, right? - Your brothers are going to have a field day with that one.Es un recorte malo, ¿verdad? - Tus hermanos van a hacer su agosto con eso.
The talk shows had a field day with the senator's latest gaffe.Los programas de entrevistas hicieron un festín con la más reciente metida de pata del senador.
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