forrado
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forrado(
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rrah
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (clothing)
a. lined
No tengo frío porque esta chaqueta está forrada.I'm not cold because this jacket is lined.
2. (which has a cover)
a. covered (book)
Si el libro está forrado esto ayudará a mantenerlo en buen estado.If the book is covered it will help to keep it in good condition.
b. upholstered (furniture)
Las sillas del comedor estaban forradas con lino azul.The dining chairs were upholstered in blue linen.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rich)
a. loaded
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los padres de Mario están forrados. Le regalaron un auto flamante para su 18 cumpleaños.Mario's parents are loaded. They gave him a brand new car for his 18th birthday.
b. rolling in it
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Debe estar forrada desde que ganó la lotería.Now she's won the lottery she must be rolling in it.
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forrado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (libro)
a. covered
2. (ropa)
a. lined
3. (asiento)
a. upholstered
4. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar forradoto be rolling in it
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forrado
adjective
1 (con forro) lined
forrado de nilón lined with nylon; un libro forrado de pergamino a book bound in parchment; un coche forrado de ... a car upholstered in ...
2 (rico)
estar forrado to be loaded (familiar); be rolling in it (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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