flak
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This word may also be spelled "flack."
flak
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. el fuego antiaéreo
(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 pilot dove to dodge the flak from the battleship.El piloto cayó en picada para esquivar el fuego antiaéreo del acorazado.
2. (criticism)
a. las críticas
(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).
The decision is yours, but I think you're going to get a lot of flak for this.La decisión es tuya, pero creo que vas a recibir duras críticas por esto.
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flak
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 antiaéreo
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
she got a lot of flak for her decisionsu decisión recibió duras críticas
flak jacketchaleco antifragmentación
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flak [flæk]
noun
1 fuego (m) antiaéreo
2 (criticism) críticas (f)
to get a lot of flak ser muy criticado
modifier
flak jacket (n) chaleco (m) antibalas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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