goof
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goof(
guf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mistake)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la metida de pata
(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)
It was a bit of a goof telling Patricia what you'd done.Fue una metida de pata decirle a Patricia lo que habías hecho.
b. la metedura de pata
(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)
Alex made a real goof when he posted that comment.Alex hizo una gran metedura de pata al publicar ese comentario.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiot)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el bobo
(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).
, la boba
(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)
Erica's boyfrind's nice, but he's also a goof.El novio de Erica es simpático, pero también es un poco bobo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to make a mistake)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. meter la pata
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The builder goofed when he ordered the bricks, so we have far too many.El contratista metió la pata cuando encargó los ladrillos, y por eso tenemos demasiados.
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goof
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (blunder)
a. la metedura or
(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).
b. la metida de pata
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (idiot)
a. el bobo(a)
(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).
la bobo(a)
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. meter la pata
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goof [ɡuːf]
noun
boboaboba (m) (f);a boba
intransitive verb
1 (err) tirarse una plancha (informal)
2 (US)(also goof off) gandulear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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goof-off
el haragán
goof off
gandulear
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