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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (money owed)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
No podía dormirme con la culebra que hacía la gente por la calle después del partido.I couldn't sleep with the disturbance people were making out in the street after the game.
Unos alumnos entraron en la reunión de profesores y empezaron a hacer una culebra.Some students came into the meeting and began making a commotion.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
culebra de aguagrass snake
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