laundry

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laundry(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (unwashed clothing)
a. la ropa sucia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I left my laundry with the housekeeper.Dejé mi ropa sucia con el ama de casa.
b. la ropa para lavar
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I always have tons of laundry after a long trip.Siempre tengo muchísima ropa para lavar después de un viaje largo.
2. (washed clothing)
a. la ropa limpia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
It's time to remove the laundry from the dryer and fold it.Es hora de sacar la ropa limpia de la secadora y doblarla.
b. la ropa lavada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Some of your laundry needs to be ironed.Alguna de su ropa lavada necesita ser planchada.
3. (place for washing clothes)
a. la lavandería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(business)
Since we don't own a washing machine, we go to a laundry down the street.Como no tenemos una lavadora, vamos a una lavandería cercana.
b. el lavadero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(in a home)
Take a bin from the laundry and soak the shirt to remove the stain.Coge un balde del lavadero y pon la camisa en remojo para quitar la mancha.
4. (process of washing clothes)
a. el lavado de ropa
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Can we do the laundry today? I don't have any clean clothes left.¿Podemos hacer hoy el lavado de ropa? Ya no me queda ropa limpia.
b. la colada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Doing laundry is definitely my least favorite chore.Hacer la colada es sin duda mi quehacer menos favorito.
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laundry
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (dirty clothes)
a. la ropa sucia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (clean clothes)
a. la ropa limpia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. la colada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
to do the laundrylavar la ropa hacer la colada
laundry basketcesto de la ropa sucia
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laundry [ˈlɔːndrɪ]
noun
1 (clothes) (dirty) ropa (f) sucia; ropa (f) para lavar; (clean) ropa (f) lavada; colada (f)
to do the laundry hacer la colada; lavar la ropa
2 (establishment) lavandería (f); (domestic) lavadero (m)
modifier
laundry basket (n) cesto (m) de la ropa sucia
laundry list (n) lista (f) de ropa para lavar
laundry mark (n) marca (f) de lavandería
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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