odds and ends

odds and ends
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (knickknacks)
a. los cachivaches
(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)
Rosa works at a store that sells old furniture, used toys, and other odds and ends.Rosa trabaja en una tienda que vende muebles viejos, juguetes usados y otros cachivaches.
b. las chucherías
(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)
My brother wants to keep all of our parents' odds and ends, but I'm not as sentimental.Mi hermano quiere guardar todas las chucherías de nuestros padres, pero yo no soy tan sentimental.
c. las cosas sueltas
(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)
We already transported all the furniture to the new house. All that's left in the apartment are a few odds and ends.Ya acarreamos todos los muebles a la nueva casa. Lo único que queda en el apartamento son algunas cosas sueltas.
d. los chismes
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
His desk is covered in random odds and ends.Tiene el escritorio cubierto de chismes sin orden ninguno.
2. (things to do)
a. varias cosas
I'll be ready in thirty minutes. I have a few odds and ends to finish up before I go.Voy estar listo dentro de treinta minutos. Tengo varias cosas que terminar antes de salir.
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