full stop
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full stop(
fool
 
stap
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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. (grammar) (United Kingdom)
a. el punto
(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).
Independent clauses should be separated by a full stop or a semicolon.Las oraciones independientes deben ir separadas por un punto o un punto y coma.
2. (used for emphasis) (United Kingdom)
a. y punto
It's not that she doesn't like liver or sausages. She doesn't like meat, full stop.No es que no le gusten el hígado o las salchichas. Es que no le gusta la carne y punto.
b. y se acabó
I told you. I'm not lending you my car, full stop.Ya te lo he dicho. No te dejo el coche y se acabó.
3. (impasse)
a. el punto muerto
(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).
The negotiations came to a full stop in January, and the war continued for yet another month.Las negociaciones alcanzaron un punto muerto en enero y la guerra continuó durante un mes más.
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