modal
modal
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. modal
The word "should" is an example of a modal verb used to express obligation.La palabra "deber" es un ejemplo de un verbo modal usado para expresar obligación.
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modal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el verbo modal
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
modal verbverbo modal
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modal [ˈməʊdl]
adjective
modal
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (grammar)
a. modal
Los verbos modales son verbos auxiliares que comunican alguna modalidad, como la obligación.Modal verbs are auxiliary verbs that communicate a modality, like obligation.
modales
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (polite behavior)
a. manners
¿Tus padres no te enseñaron modales?Didn't your parents teach you any manners?
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modal
adjective
modal
modales
manners
te lo daré si lo pides con buenos modales I'll give it to you if you ask nicely o politely
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