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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. (sports)
a. full-length dive
El portero hizo una palomita en un intento de parar el tiro.The goalie went into a full-length dive in an attempt to block the shot.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. check mark
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Marca con una palomita la respuesta correcta.Mark the correct answer with a check mark.
b. tick (United Kingdom)
¿Cómo puedo poner una palomita en esta computadora?How can I add a tick on this computer?
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (culinary)
a. popcorn
Hice unas palomitas para que las comamos viendo la película.I made us some popcorn to eat while we're watching the movie.
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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)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
palomitas (de maíz)popcorn
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1 (México) (aprobación) tick
2 (Dep) full-length dive
3 palomitas(also palomitas de maíz) popcorn
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