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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
¡Qué bien que baila Marina el mambo! ¿Dónde aprendió?Marina is a great mambo dancer! Where did she learn?
2. (difficult situation) (River Plate)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Cuando agarré el trabajo en el banco, no sabía en qué mambo me estaba metiendo.When I took the job at the bank, I didn't know what a mess I was getting myself into.
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