goosebump
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural, "goosebumps."
goosebump(
gus
-
buhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (skin's response to fear, cold)
a. la carne de gallina
(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).
Can you please stop talking about spirits and ghosts? I'm getting goosebumps.¿Pueden parar de hablar de espíritus y fantasmas, por favor? Se me está poniendo la carne de gallina.
Give me my jacket, please. It's so cold I'm getting goosebumps.Pásame mi chaqueta, por favor. Hace tanto frío que se me ha puesto la carne de gallina.
b. la piel de gallina
(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).
What a scary movie! I had goosebumps all over.¡Qué película espantosa! Se me puso la piel de gallina.
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