mala suerte
mala suerte(
mah
-
lah
 
swehr
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teh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. bad luck
Fue mala suerte. Perdieron el tren porque ese día había huelga de taxistas.It was bad luck. They missed their train because the taxi drivers were on strike that day.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No fue culpa tuya; simplemente tuviste mala suerte.It wasn't your fault; you were just unlucky.
Tuvimos mala suerte con el tiempo. No paró de llover en toda la semana.We were unlucky with the weather. It rained non-stop the whole week.
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