mambo
mambo(
mahm
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boh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (music)
a. mambo
¡Qué bien que baila Marina el mambo! ¿Dónde aprendió?Marina is a great mambo dancer! Where did she learn?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(difficult situation) (River Plate)
a. mess
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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mambo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. mambo
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mambo
(Música) mambo
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