little devil

little devil(
lih
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duhl
 
deh
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vihl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(naughty child)
a. el pequeño demonio
(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)
Our grandson, Christopher, has been tormenting the cat all day. That child's a little devil!Nuestro nieto, Christopher, ha estado atormentando al gato todo el día. ¡Ese niño es un pequeño demonio!
b. el diablillo
(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)
Be sure to give Carly a snack when she gets home from school. She's a little devil when she's hungry!Asegúrate de darle una merienda a Carly cuando llegue de la escuela. ¡Es un diablillo cuando tiene hambre!
c. el pingo
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Pedro dumped a whole bag of rice on the kitchen floor. - What a little devil he is!Pedro derramó una bolsa de arroz en el piso de la cocina. - ¡Qué pingo es!
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