giveaway
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giveaway(
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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. (free gift)
a. el regalo
(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 restaurant is celebrating its birthday with $650 worth of giveaways this week.El restaurante está celebrando su aniversario con $650 en regalos esta semana.
b. el obsequio
(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 first 1,000 visitors on Saturday are automatically entered into the drawing for a major giveaway.Los primeros 1,000 visitantes del sábado están automáticamente inscritos en el sorteo de un obsequio importante.
2. (unintentional revelation)
a. la revelación involuntaria
(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).
I know you're from Great Britain. Saying "cheeky" was the giveaway.Sé que eres de Gran Bretaña. Decir "cheeky" fue una revelación involuntaria.
b. la señal reveladora
(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).
Bringing Michelle a dozen roses on her birthday was the giveaway that you like her.Traerle a Michelle una docena de rosas en su cumpleaños fue la señal reveladora de que la quieres.
3. (something easily obtained)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The addition of integers problem on the calculus exam was a giveaway.El problema de la suma de números enteros en el examen de cálculo estaba chupado.
The last question was a giveaway if you paid any attention at all in class.La última pregunta era coser y cantar si prestaste siquiera la más mínima atención en clase.
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giveaway
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (revelation)
a. la señal reveladora
(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).
it was a dead giveawayestaba más claro que el agua
2. (free gift)
a. el obsequio
(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).
giveaway priceprecio de saldo
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giveaway [ˈɡɪvəweɪ]
noun
1 (revelation) revelación (f) involuntaria
it's a dead giveaway (obvious) (eso) lo dice todo
what a giveaway!
2 (gift) regalo (m)
the exam was a giveaway! ¡el examen estaba tirado! (informal)
modifier
giveaway prices (n) precios (m) de regalo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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