ladrillo
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ladrillo(
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dree
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yoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (construction)
a. brick
¿Cuántos ladrillos nos hacen falta para terminar la pared?How many bricks do we need to finish the wall?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tedious thing)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. drag (colloquial)
Esta lección es un ladrillo.This lesson is a drag.
b. bore
Qué ladrillo esta junta.What a bore this meeting is.
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ladrillo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (construction)
a. brick
2. (colloquial)
a. drag, bore
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ladrillo
1 (Construcción) brick
ser un ladrillo
este libro es un ladrillo this book is really hard going (familiar)
ladrillo de fuego ladrillo refractario firebrick
ladrillo ventilador air-brick
2 (azulejo) tile
3 [de chocolate] block
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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de ladrillo
brick
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