frank
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frank(
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)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (candid)
a. franco
We had a frank discussion with our son's teacher about his weaknesses in school.Tuvimos una conversación franca con la maestra de nuestro hijo sobre sus puntos débiles en la escuela.
b. sincero
To be completely frank with you, I actually didn't enjoy the dinner.Para ser totalmente sincero contigo, en realidad no disfruté la cena.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(culinary)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la salchicha de Frankfurt
(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).
Do you want ketchup or mustard on your frank?¿Quieres kétchup o mostaza en la salchicha de Frankfurt?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (mail)
a. franquear
If you don't frank your package, the post office will not know that you paid the postage.Si no franqueas tu paquete, la oficina de correos no sabrá que pagaste el envío.
Frank
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4. (ancient Germanic tribe member)
a. el franco
(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 franca
(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 Franks and other nomadic tribes roamed the region that is now France.Los francos y otras tribus nómadas vagaron por la región que ahora es Francia.
5. (name)
a. Franco
My oldest brother's name is Frank.Mi hermano mayor se llama Franco.
6. (nickname for Francis)
a. Paco
Did you invite Frank to your party?¿Invitaste a Paco a tu fiesta?
b. Pancho
Frank and I are best friends since we were eight.Pancho y yo somos amigos desde que teníamos ocho años.
c. Fran
His mom usually calls him Frank, but when she gets mad she calls him Francis.Su mamá casi siempre le dice Fran, pero cuando se enoja le dice Francisco.
d. Paquito
Frank and his sister love playing in the yard.A Paquito y a su hermana les encanta jugar en el jardín.
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frank
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, answer)
a. franco(a)
to be frank,…francamente,…
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (letter) (United Kingdom)
a. franquear
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frank [fræŋk]
adjective
franker (comparative)frankest (superlative) franco
to be frank (with you) para serte franco; sinceramente
To be frank, he could also be a bit of a bore To be frank with you, Harvey, I may have made a mistake
frank [fræŋk]
transitive verb
[+letter] franquear
frank [fræŋk] (US)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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