figure of speech
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figure of speech(
fihg
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yuhr
 
uhv
 
spich
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la figura retórica
(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).
He knows I'm not serious, right? It's a figure of speech!Sabe que no hablo en serio, ¿no? ¡Es una figura retórica!
b. el decir
(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).
He said it was just a figure of speech, but I didn't think it was funny.Dijo que era solo un decir, pero no me pareció gracioso.
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