footsteps
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footsteps(
foot
-
stehps
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(life trajectory)
a. el pasos
(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).
Vicente's father was a barber before him, and now he's following in his footsteps.El padre de Vicente fue barbero antes que él, y ahora le sigue los pasos.
footstep
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (walking movement)
a. el paso
(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 footstep kills because of the burns on the bottoms of my feet.Cada paso me duele por las quemaduras que tengo en las plantas de los pies.
b. la pisada
(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 prison guard thought he heard footsteps so he went to investigate.El guardia de la cárcel creyó haber escuchado pisadas, así que fue a investigar.
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footstep
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el paso
(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.
to follow in somebody's footstepsseguir los pasos de alguien
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footstep [ˈfʊtstep]
noun
paso (m); pisada (f)
I can hear footsteps on the stairs oigo pasos or pisadas en la escalera
to follow in sb's footsteps seguir los pasos de algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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I hear the baby's footsteps
escucho los pasos del bebé
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