gravy
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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. (culinary)
a. el jugo de carne
(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).
Turkey meat can be a bit dry, which is why we always have gravy.La carne de pavo puede ser algo seca, por lo que siempre tenemos jugo de carne.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(additional benefit)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la ganga
(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)
The alderman was said to have received some gravy for changing the zoning laws.Se dice que el concejal recibió alguna ganga por haber cambiado las leyes de zonificación.
b. el chollo
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
What mattered to me was the promotion; the raise was just gravy.Lo que me importaba era el ascenso, el aumento de salario solo era chollo.
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gravy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el jugo de carne
(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).
gravy boatsalsera f
2. (colloquial)
a.
to be on the gravy trainestar apuntado(a) al chollo, chance de la temporada
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gravy [ˈɡreɪvɪ]
noun
1 (Cookery) salsa (f) de carne; gravy (m)
2 (US) (easy money) dinero (m) fácil
modifier
gravy boat (n) salsera (f)
gravy train (n) dinero (m) fácil
to get on the gravy train pillar un chollo (very_informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "gravy"
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biscuits and gravy
panecillos con salsa
mashed potatoes and gravy
puré de papas y salsa
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