gold mine

gold mine(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (excavation)
a. la mina de oro
(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).
(F)
My grandfather became very wealthy when he sold the gold mine that he discovered.Mi abuelo se hizo muy rico cuando vendió la mina de oro que descubrió.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(source of wealth)
a. la mina de oro
(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).
(F)
I didn't know Johannes was doing so well. - Oh, yes. That restaurant of his is a gold mine.No sabía que a Johannes le iba tan bien. - Oh, sí. Ese restaurante de él es una mina de oro.
b. el filón
(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).
(M)
The soccer team found a gold mine when it signed the young Argentine player.El equipo de fútbol encontró un filón cuando fichó al joven jugador argentino.
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