iluso
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iluso(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (credulous)
a. naive
Nadie hace nada gratis. ¿Cómo pudiste ser tan iluso?Nobody does anything for free. How could you be so naive?
b. naïve
No seas ilusa. El presunto esqueleto de extraterrestre no es real.Don't be naïve. The so-called alien skeleton isn't real.
c. gullible
Mi tía es tan ilusa. Se creyó en serio el mensaje de texto que decía que se ganó un coche.My aunt is so gullible. She actually believed the text message that said that she had won a car.
2. (fantasist)
a. idealistic
Llámenme iluso, pero realmente creo que podemos vivir en un mundo donde no haya guerras.Call me idealistic, but I do believe that we can have a world without wars.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (credulous person)
a. naive (adjective)
El juez es un iluso y se creyó la coartada del acusado.The judge is naive and bought the defendant's alibi.
b. naïve (adjective)
Amiga, eres una ilusa. Tienes que pensar las cosas un poco más.Girl, you're so naïve. You need to think things through a bit more.
4. (fantasist)
a. dreamer
¿Quieres ser presidente? Eres un iluso. - No, yo sé que lo puedo lograr.Become president? You're a dreamer. - No, I know I can do it.
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iluso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. naive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. naive person, dreamer
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ilusoa ilusa
adjective
(crédulo) gullible
¡pobre iluso! poor deluded creature!; ¡iluso de mí! silly me!
Pensé, iluso de mí, que al menos La 2 se preocuparía de estas cosas
(soñador) dreamer
¡iluso! you're hopeful!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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