juego de palabras

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juego de palabras(
hweh
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goh
 
deh
 
pah
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lah
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brahs
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (general)
a. pun
Odio a la gente que no puede evitar hacer juegos de palabras, en cualquier situación.I hate people who can't stop making puns, in whatever situation they may be.
b. play on words
El título de la canción está basado en el título de un antiguo poema. Es un juego de palabras.The title of the song is based on the title of an old poem. It's a play on words.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No sé qué has querido decir. Los juegos de palabras no son lo mío.I don't know what you meant. Wordplay isn't my thing.
Los juegos de palabras son una constante en sus novelas y ensayos.Wordplay is a constant in her novels and essays.
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