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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. (general)
a. ponytail
Leticia se cepilló su larga cabellera y se hizo una coleta.Leticia brushed her long hair and put it into a ponytail.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. pigtail
2. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
cortarse la coletato call it a day, to retire
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1 [de pelo] ponytail; (Taur) pigtail
gente de coleta bullfighters
cortarse la coleta to quit; retire; hang up one's spurs (familiar)
me cortaré la coleta si ... I'll eat my hat if ...
2 (adición) postscript; afterthought
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