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flexible

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (bendy)
a. flexible
El hule es un material flexible.Rubber is a flexible material.
b. supple
El gimnasta es muy flexible y se mueve con ritmo.The gymnast is very supple and moves with rhythm.
c. pliable
Para hacer tu propia mochila, necesitas una tela flexible y fuerte.To make your own backpack, you need pliable, strong fabric.
2. (adaptable)
a. flexible
Mariana quiere encontrar un trabajo con horario flexible.Mariana wants to find a job with flexible hours.
3. (accommodating)
a. flexible
Si es tan flexible tu entrenador, ¿por qué nunca te da permiso para faltar al entrenamiento?If your coach is so flexible, why doesn't he ever let you miss practice?
b. easy-going
La directora es una persona flexible.The principal is an easy-going person.
c. compliant
No seas tan flexible; ¡tienes el derecho de pedir el día libre si estás enfermo!Don't be so compliant; you have the right to ask for the day off if you're sick!
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(electronics)
a. cord
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Creo que tu conejo volvió a morder el flexible de mi laptop.I think your rabbit bit my laptop cord again.
b. flex (United Kingdom)
¿Sabes cómo cambiar los flexibles de freno?Do you know how to change brake flexes?
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(clothing)
a. fedora
Pareces Dick Tracy con ese flexible amarillo.You look like Dick Tracy with that yellow fedora.
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flexible
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. flexible
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flexible
adjective
1 [+material, actitud] flexible; [+cuerpo] supple; (Técnica) pliable; [+sombrero] soft
horario flexible flexitime
ofrecen ventajas como el horario flexible, las pensiones intercambiables de una empresa a otra..
2 [+persona] flexible; open-minded; compliant
1 soft hat
2 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) flex; cord
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