A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la lectura apasionante
(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).
Llosa's novels are usually very interesting, but this one is a real page-turner.Las novelas de Llosa son generalmente muy interesantes, pero esta es una lectura apasionante.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I found Umberto Eco's "The Name of the Rose" to be a real page-turner."El nombre de la rosa", de Umberto Eco, era un libro que no podía dejar de leer.
Samuel Johnson's life story is so engaging and well-written that it makes for quite a page-turner.La biografía de Samuel Johnson es tan interesante y está tan bien escrita que se lee de un tirón.
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