firework
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firework(
fay
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wuhrk
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pyrotechnics)
a. el dispositivo pirotécnico
(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).
This firework got wet and will not explode.Este dispositivo pirotécnico se mojó y no hará explosión.
fireworks
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (pyrotechnics)
a. los fuegos artificiales
(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).
Every New Year, my family and I go to the harbor to watch the fireworks show over the bay.Cada Año Nuevo, mi familia y yo vamos al puerto a ver el espectáculo de fuegos artificiales sobre la bahía.
The fireworks this last 4th of July were spectacular!¡Los fuegos artificiales del pasado cuatro de julio fueron espectaculares!
b. los fuegos de artificio
(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).
I love to watch fireworks during the national holidays.Me gusta mucho ver los fuegos de artificio en las celebraciones patrias.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(big fight)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm afraid there will be fireworks when I tell my boss we lost the contract.Me temo que se va a armar la grande cuando le diga a mi jefe que perdimos el contrato.
There will be fireworks when your mom finds out you broke her mirror.Se va a armar la gorda cuando tu mamá sepa que rompiste su espejo.
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firework
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el fuego de artificio
(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).
fireworksfuegos artificiales
2. (fig)
a.
there'll be fireworksse va a armar una buena
firework display(castillo de) fuegos artificiales
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firework [ˈfaɪəwɜːk]
noun
artilugio (m) pirotécnico (formal)
a stray firework fell onto the roof un cohete perdido cayó en el techo
fireworks fuegos (m) artificiales
there'll be fireworks at the meeting en la reunión se va a armar la gorda (informal)
modifier
firework display (n) fuegos (m) artificiales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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