gang violence
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gang violence(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. la violencia de las pandillas
(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).
Gang violence is strongly linked to drug trafficking.La violencia de las pandillas está fuertemente relacionada con el narcotráfico.
b. la violencia pandillera
(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 film depicts a city plagued by gang violence.La película muestra una ciudad infestada de violencia pandillera.
c. la violencia de las bandas
(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).
Gang violence in the neighborhood is decreasing.La violencia de las bandas en el barrio está disminuyendo.
d. la violencia de las maras
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Pedro is from El Salvador and was once a victim of gang violence.Pedro es de El Salvador y fue una vez víctima de la violencia de las maras.
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