An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (with no skin)
a. skinned
Coloca las verduras mondas en un bol y añade la vinagreta.Place the skinned vegetables in a bowl and add the vinaigrette.
b. peeled
Comimos zanahorias y pepinos mondos con salsa.We had peeled carrots and cucumbers with a dip.
2. (with no hair)
a. scalped
Los prisioneros de guerra tenían la cabeza monda.The prisoners of war had scalped heads.
3. (penniless)
a. cleaned out
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Estoy mondo. ¿No tienes diez pesos para prestarme?I'm cleaned out. Can you spare me ten pesos?
4. (simple)
a. plain
Yo tenía sed de venganza. Esa es la monda verdad.I wanted revenge. That's the plain truth.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pelado, limpio)
a. bare
2. (huesos)
a. picked clean
3. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
dejaron el pollo mondo y lirondothey picked the chicken clean
la verdad monda y lirondathe plain unvarnished truth
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1 [+cabeza] completely shorn
2 (sin añadidura) plain
el asunto mondo es esto the plain fact of the matter is this; tiene su sueldo mondo y nada más he has just what he earns, nothing more
mondo y lirondo pure and simple
3 (sin dinero)
me he quedado mondo I'm cleaned out (familiar); I haven't a cent
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