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arruga
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arruga(
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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. (on clothes)
a. crease
Eliminé las arrugas del pantalón con la plancha.I ironed out the creases in my pants.
b. wrinkle
Esta camisa tiene muchas arrugas. ¿Puedes llevar otra?There are lots of wrinkles on this shirt. Can you wear a different one?
2. (on the skin)
a. wrinkle
Mirta ya cumplió 52, pero tiene apenas un par de arrugas en la cara.Mirta is 52 years-old now, but she only has a few wrinkles on her face.
b. line
Juan se hizo un rejuvenecimiento facial para eliminar las arrugas de su cara.Juan underwent a facial rejuvenation to remove the lines on his face.
c. crease
Al viejo le aparecían profundas arrugas alrededor de los ojos cada vez que se reía.The old man had deep creases around his eyes every time he laughed.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(finance)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. debt
Carlos tiene una arruga de $20,000 con un prestamista sospechoso.Carlos has a $20,000 debt with a shady lender.
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arruga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en ropa, papel)
a. crease
2. (en piel)
a. wrinkle, line
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arruga
1 (en piel) wrinkle; line; (en ropa) crease
2 (And) (estafa) swindle; con (familiar); (deuda) debt
hacer una arruga (And) to cheat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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