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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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Ever since we had an argument last week, Elena gives me the go-by every time I see her.Desde que tuvimos una pelea la semana pasada, Elena no me hace caso cada vez que la veo.
My ex gave me the go-by, but that's okay because I didn't want to talk to her either.Mi ex me dejó con el saludo en la boca, pero está bien porque tampoco quería hablar con ella.
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go-by [ˈɡəʊbaɪ]
to give sth the go-by pasar algo por alto; omitir algo; to give a place the go-by dejar de visitar un sitio; to give sb the go-by desairar a algn no haciendo caso de él/ella; (no haciendo caso de él/ella) no hacer caso de algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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