house of cards
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house of cards(
haus
 
uhv
 
kardz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (games)
a. el castillo de naipes
(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).
The youngster built a house of cards six rows tall.El joven levantó un castillo de naipes de seis hileras.
2. (delicate structure)
a. el castillo de naipes
(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).
If that journalist publishes the article, this whole house of cards will come tumbling down.Si esa periodista publica el artículo, todo este castillo de naipes se vendrá abajo.
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