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mine(
mayn
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
pronoun
1. (possessive)
a. el mío
(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 mía
(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)
Those aren't my toys. Mine are over there.Estos no son mis juguetes. Los míos están allá.
You will see three houses. Mine is the red one.Verás tres casas. La mía es la roja.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (excavation)
a. la mina
(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)
There is not much oxygen in the deep mine, so the workers must take frequent breaks.No hay mucho oxígeno en la profunda mina, por eso los trabajadores deben tomar descansos frecuentes.
3. (bomb)
a. la mina
(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)
He was killed when he stepped on a mine.Murió al pisar una mina.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(rich source)
a. la mina
(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)
A library is a vast mine of information.Una biblioteca es una enorme mina de información.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to excavate; used with "for")
a. explotar una mina de
They are mining for coal at the foot of the mountain.Están explotando una mina de carbón al pie de la montaña.
b. extraer de las minas
Mining for uranium began in the 19th century.El uranio empezó a extraerse de las minas en el siglo XIX.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to extract)
a. extraer (minerals)
They set up a joint venture to mine tin.Crearon una empresa conjunta para extraer estaño.
b. explotar (an area)
They had a license to mine an area of the North Sea.Tenían una licencia para explotar una zona del Mar del Norte.
7. (military)
a. minar
The enemy had mined all the approach roads.El enemigo había minado todas los caminos de acceso.
b. colocar minas en
They were reported to have mined the oilfields.Se decía que habían colocado minas en los yacimientos petrolíferos.
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mine [maɪn]
pronoun:possessive
(referring to singular possession) (el/la) míoamía;a mía (referring to plural possession) (los/las) míosasmías;as mías
that car is mine ese coche es mío; is this glass mine? ¿es mío este vaso?; ¿este vaso es mío?; a friend of mine un amigo mío
Isabel is a friend of mine
"is this your coat?" — "no, mine is black" —¿es este tu abrigo? —no, el mío es negro; which is mine? ¿cuál es el mío?; your parents and mine tus padres y los míos; I think that brother of mine is responsible creo que mi hermano es el que tiene la culpa; creo que el responsable es mi hermano
be mine! ¡cásate conmigo!
the house became mine la casa pasó a ser mía or de mi propiedad
it's no business of mine no es asunto mío; no tiene que ver conmigo
I want to make her mine quiero que sea mi mujer
mine and thine lo mío y lo tuyo
what's mine is yours todo lo mío es tuyo (también)
mine [maɪn]
noun
1 mina (f)
a coal mine una mina de carbón; to work down the mine trabajar en la mina
2 (Mil) (Náut) etc mina (f)
a land mine
to lay mines poner minas; to sweep mines dragar or barrer minas
3
the book is a mine of information este libro es una mina de información
transitive verb
1 [+minerals, coal] extraer; [+area] explotar
2 (Mil) (Náut) minar; poner minas en
intransitive verb
extraer mineral
to mine for sth abrir una mina para extraer algo
to mine for coal
modifier
mine detector (n) detector (m) de minas
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