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The plural of “jack-in-the-box” is “jacks-in-the-box” or “jack-in-the-boxes.”
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. la caja sorpresa
(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).
He kept jumping up and down like a jack-in-the-box, asking questions.No paraba de saltar como el muñeco de una caja sorpresa y de hacer preguntas.
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