afueras
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afueras(
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fweh
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (outer edges)
a. outskirts
Muchas personas viven justo en las afueras de la ciudad.Many people live just on the outskirts of the city.
afuera
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (not inside)
a. outside
Si vas afuera, verás unos alces en la distancia.If you go outside, you'll see some moose in the distance.
b. out
Quiero ir afuera. El tiempo hoy está buenísimo.I want to go out. The weather is great today.
c. outdoors
No me gusta dormir afuera. Siempre me pican los mosquitos.I don't like to sleep outdoors. I always get bitten by mosquitos.
3. (not in town)
a. out of town
Perdón, no te puedo ayudar con la mudanza. Ando afuera.Sorry, I can't help you with the move. I'm out of town.
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afuera
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. outside
hace frío afuerait's cold outside
vamos afuera a pasearlet's go out for a walk
por (la parte de) afueraon the outside
afuera deoutside
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a.
las afuerasthe outskirts
en las afuerason the outskirts
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afuera
adverb
especialmente (Latinoamérica) out; outside
¡afuera! out of the way!; get out!; de afuera from outside; por afuera on the outside; las hojas de afuera the outer leaves; the outside leaves
preposition
afuera de (Latinoamérica) outside
afueras outskirts
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