matchmaker

matchmaker(
mahch
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mey
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kuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (marriage broker)
a. el casamentero
(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)
, la casamentera
(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)
When I was 17, my mother took me to see the village matchmaker, and within a year, I was married.Cuando tenía 17 años, mi madre me llevó a ver a la casamentera del pueblo, y en el transcurso de un año ya estaba casada.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(helpful friend or relative)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Seeing herself as something of a matchmaker, Christine set me up on a blind date with her brother-in-law.Christine, que sentía que debía buscarme pareja, me preparó una cita a ciegas con su cuñado.
Tom had been on his own for a year when his sister decided to play matchmaker.Tom llevaba un año solo cuando su hermana decidió hacer de Cupido.
3. (sports or commerce)
a. el intermediario
(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)
, la intermediaria
(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 matchmaker will help you get matches and so raise your profile in the world of boxing.El intermediario te ayudará a conseguir peleas y mejorar así tu perfil en el mundo del boxeo.
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matchmaker
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (arranger of marriages)
a. el casamentero(a)
(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)
la casamentero(a)
(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)
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matchmaker [ˈmætʃˌmeɪkəʳ]
noun
casamenteroacasamentera (m) (f);a casamentera alcahueteaalcahueta (m) (f);a alcahueta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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