massage

massage(
muh
-
sazh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (muscle kneading)
a. el masaje
(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)
My back hurts so much. I could use a massage.Me duele muchísimo la espalda. Me vendría bien un masaje.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to rub down)
a. masajear
My boyfriend always massages my feet when we're watching television.Mi novio siempre me masajea los pies cuando estamos viendo televisión.
b. dar un masaje
My back is killing me. Can you massage me?La espalda me está matando. ¿Me puedes dar un masaje?
3. (to alter)
a. manipular
Researchers massaged the figures to mask the problem.Los investigadores manipularon las cifras para ocultar el problema.
b. maquillar
The government massaged the poverty numbers.El gobierno maquilló los índices de pobreza.
4. (to flatter)
a. inflar
I massaged my friend's ego before he jumped on stage.Le inflé el ego a mi amigo antes de que subiera al escenario.
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massage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el masaje
(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 transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (body, scalp)
a. dar un masaje a, masajear
3. (fig)
a.
to massage the figuresmaquillar las cifras
massage [ˈmæsɑːʒ]
noun
masaje (m)
massage Relax
transitive verb
1 dar un masaje a
2 [+figures] maquillar (informal)
modifier
massage parlour massage parlor (US) (n) sala (f) de masaje; sala (f) de relax
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