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masquerade

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masquerade(
mahs
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kuh
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to appear or to pretend to be; used with "as")
a. hacerse pasar por
Cynthia fell in love with someone she met on the Internet, but in reality he was a conman masquerading as the perfect man.Cynthia se enamoró de alguien que había conocido por Internet, pero en realidad era un timador que se hacía pasar por el hombre perfecto.
b. disfrazarse de
These unhealthy drinks masquerading as health products should be banned.Estas bebidas poco saludables que se disfrazan de productos para la salud deberían ser prohibidas.
c. ocultarse tras una fachada de
I don't think Charles wrote that letter to help you. I think this is a case of self-interest masquerading as kindness.No creo que Charles escribiera aquella carta para ayudarte. Creo que tras esa fachada de amabilidad se oculta su propio interés.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (pretence)
a. la mascarada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Simpson had grown tired of the masquerade, so it was almost a relief when an off-duty policeman recognized him and he was arrested.Simpson se había cansado de la mascarada, así que fue casi un alivio cuando un policía fuera de servicio lo reconoció y lo detuvieron.
b. la farsa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I've had enough of this masquerade. I want everyone to know who I am.Estoy harta de esta farsa. Quiero que todos sepan quién soy.
3. (party with masks)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la mascarada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The masquerade is likely to go on until the early hours of the morning.Es probable que la mascarada continúe hasta altas horas de la madrugada.
b. el baile de máscaras
(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)
Did you buy your ticket for the masquerade yet?¿Ya compraste tu entrada para el baile de máscaras?
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masquerade
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la mascarada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a.
to masquerade ashacerse pasar por
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masquerade [ˌmæskəˈreɪd]
noun
1 (pretence) farsa (f); mascarada (f)
2 (fancy-dress ball) baile (m) de máscaras; mascarada (f)
intransitive verb
to masquerade as hacerse pasar por
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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