less fortunate

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This word must be preceded by the definite article and used with a plural verb in the sense shown in 2).
less fortunate(
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (less lucky)
a. menos afortunado
Some of the soldiers were lightly wounded and others were less fortunate.Algunos de los soldados fueron levemente heridos y otros fueron menos afortunados.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
2. (the poor)
a. los menos afortunados
(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).
Terry's parents taught her to help the less fortunate.Los padres de Terry le enseñaron a ayudar a los menos afortunados.
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