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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. (blow in the face) a. slap in the face Marcos llamó tonta a Camila y ella le dio una bofetada. Marcos called Camila stupid, and she gave him a slap in the face. b. slap O dejas de hacer el tonto o recibes una bofetada. Stop fooling around, or else you'll receive a slap. 2. (snub) a. slap in the face Perder las elecciones locales fue una bofetada para el partido en el poder. Losing the local elections was a slap in the face for the party in power. Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc. bofetada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general) a. slap (in the face) dar una bofetada a alguien to slap somebody (in the face) 2. (fig)
Regionalism used in Spain
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation darse de bofetadas con algo to clash with something Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited bofetada (tortazo) slap in the face; (puñetazo) punch; punch in the face dar de bofetadas a algn to hit o punch o slap sb; darse de bofetadas [+personas] to come to blows; [+colores] to clash Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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