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buena educación

buena educación
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (politeness)
a. good manners
Es de buena educación ceder el asiento a los ancianos en el bus.It's good manners to give up the seat to old people on the bus.
b. manners
Me gusta la novia del chico. Es encantadora y tiene buena educación.I like the kid's girlfriend. She's charming and has manners.
c. good behavior
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estoy asombrada de la buena educación de tus hijos.I'm amazed at your kids' good behavior.
d. good behaviour (United Kingdom)
Todo el mundo elogiaba a mis alumnos por su buena educación.Everyone praised my students for their good behaviour.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Es de esos hombres que piensa que es de buena educación dejar a una mujer salir del ascensor primero.He's one of those men who thinks it's polite to let a woman get off the elevator first.
Niño, no se eructa. No es de buena educación.Kid, you don't burp. It's not polite.
2. (good schooling)
a. good education
Martina y Saúl trabajaron duro para procurar que sus hijos recibieran una buena educación.Martina and Saul worked hard to make sure their children got a good education.
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