intriga
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intriga(
een
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tree
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gah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (machination)
a. intrigue
La publicación de la autobiografía de la princesa ha destapado muchas intrigas palaciegas.The publication of the princess's autobiography has unveiled many palace intrigues.
b. scheme
El candidato está detrás de una intriga con la que pretendía conseguir más dinero.The candidate is behind a scheme which with he wanted to earn more money.
2. (interest)
a. curiosity
María tiene la intriga de saber si Juan tiene novia.Maria has the curiosity of knowing if Juan has a girlfriend.
3. (story line)
a. plot
La intriga del libro no me pareció demasiado interesante.The book's plot didn't seem too interesting to me.
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intriga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (suspense)
a. curiosity
película/novela de intrigathriller
¡qué intriga! ¿qué habrá pasado?I'm dying to know what's happened!
2. (maquinación)
a. intrigue
3. (trama)
a. plot
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intriga
(maquinación) intrigue; (ardid) plot; scheme; (Teat) plot
novela de intriga thriller; película de intriga thriller
intriga secundaria subplot
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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