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tumba
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tumba(
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bah
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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. (burial site)
a. grave
Visitó la tumba de su abuelo.He visited his grandfather's grave.
b. tomb
Visitamos la Tumba del Soldado Desconocido durante nuestro viaje a Arlington.We visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on our trip to Arlington.
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tumba
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. grave, tomb
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a tumba abiertaat breakneck speed
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser (como) una tumbato be as silent as the grave
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tumba
(sepultura) tomb; grave
hablar a tumba abierta to speak openly
llevar a algn a la tumba to carry sb off
ser (como) una tumba to keep one's mouth shut; not breathe a word to anyone
tumba
1 (Latinoamérica) (tala) felling of timber; clearing of ground; (tierra) ground cleared for sowing; (claro) forest clearing
2 (sacudida) shake; jolt
3 (voltereta) somersault
4 (S. Cone) (carne) boiled meat of poor quality
tumba
(Caribe) (S. Cone) (tambor) African drum
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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