opio
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opio(
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pyoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (substance)
a. opium
El opio se usa en la industria farmacéutica por sus propiedades analgésicas.The opium is used in the pharmaceutical industry for its antalgic properties.
2. (distraction)
a. opium
Las nuevas tecnologías han desbancado a la religión como el opio de la sociedad.New technology replaced religion as the opium of society.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bore) (River Plate)
a. drag
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me quedé dormido en la conferencia porque fue un opio.I fall asleep during the conference because it was a drag.
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opio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. opium
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opio
1 (sustancia) opium
dar el opio a algn to enchant sb; captivate sb
ella le dio el opio she swept him off his feet
2 (S. Cone) (tostón) drag (familiar)
la película es un opio the film is a drag (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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