lie-down

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lie-down(
lay
-
daun
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general) (United Kingdom)
a. el descanso
(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).
I worked very hard today. I need a lie-down.Hoy trabajé muy duro. Necesito un descanso.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Elena is very tired. She's going to have a lie-down.Elena está muy cansada. Va a echarse un rato.
I must have a lie-down. It's been a long day.Necesito recostarme un rato. Ha sido un día largo.
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lie-down
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
to have a lie-downecharse un rato
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
lie-down [ˌlaɪˈdaʊn]
noun
descanso (m)
I must have a lie-down necesito echarme un rato
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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