flatmate
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flatmate(
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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. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. el compañero de apartamento
(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).
, la compañera de apartamento
(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).
I couldn't afford a studio apartment, so I had to find a flatmate.No me alcanzaba para un estudio, así que tuve que encontrar un compañero de apartamento.
b. el compañero de piso
(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).
, la compañera de piso
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My flatmate was getting on my nerves so I moved out.Mi compañera de piso me crispaba los nervios, por lo que me mudé.
c. el compañero de departamento
(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).
, la compañera de departamento
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I split the cost of all the monthly bills with my two flatmates.Divido el costo de las cuentas mensuales con mis dos compañeros de departamento.
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flatmate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el compañero(a) de apartamento or
(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).
la compañero(a) de apartamento or
(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).
(United Kingdom)
b. piso or
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. departamento
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
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flatmate [ˈflætmeɪt]
noun
compañeroacompañera (m) (f) de apartamento;a compañera compañeroacompañera (m) (f) de piso;a compañera (Esp) compañeroacompañera (m) (f) de departamento;a compañera (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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