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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
Regionalism used in Spain
Si solo salen Julia y Luis, me quedo en casa. No quiero hacer de carabina.If only Julia and Luis are going to go out, I'd rather stay at home. I don't want to play chaperone.
Cuando Sara era adolescente, su padre quería ir de carabina para evitar que se besara con chicos.When Sara was a teenager, her father always wanted to play chaperon to prevent her from kissing guys.
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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. carbine, rifle
2. (fam fig)
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