overuse
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overuse(
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vuhr
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yuz
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vuhr
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yus
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (excessive use)
a. el uso excesivo
(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).
Anders got tendonitis in his wrist from overuse of the computer mouse.Anders tuvo tendonitis en la muñeca por el uso excesivo del ratón del computador.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to use too much)
a. usar demasiado
Don't overuse the seasonings because it will drown out the natural flavor of the fish.No uses demasiada sazón porque tapará el sabor natural del pescado.
b. abusar de
If you overuse the exercise equipment, you can hurt your muscles.Si abusas de las máquinas de ejercicios, te puedes lastimar los músculos.
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overuse
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el uso excesivo, abuso
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. abusar de
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overuse [ˌəʊvəˈjuːz]
transitive verb
usar demasiado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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