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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not correct)
a. incorrect
Tenía demasiadas respuestas incorrectas en el examen y por eso suspendí.I had too many incorrect answers in the exam and so I did not pass.
b. wrong
Como tu maestro, me importa que entiendas por qué la respuesta que pusiste es incorrecta.As your teacher, I care that you understand why the answer that you put is incorrect.
2. (improper)
a. rude
Mis hijos están muy bien educados y nunca tienen una conducta incorrecta.My children are very well educated and never exhibit rude behavior.
b. impolite
Mario fue muy incorrecto y por eso cayó tan mal a la gente de la fiesta.Mario was very impolite and so people at the party did not like him.
c. discourteous
Mi abuela me regañó por ser incorrecto al vecino.My grandmother scolded me for being discourteous to her neighbor.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (equivocado)
a. incorrect, wrong
2. (descortés)
a. rude, impolite
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1 [+dato] incorrect; wrong
2 [+conducta] (descortés) discourteous; bad-mannered; (irregular) improper
ser incorrecto con algn to take liberties with sb
3 [+facciones] irregular; odd
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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