papa frita

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural.
papa frita(
pah
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pah
 
free
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (strips of potato)
a. french fry
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Voy a pedir una hamburguesa con papas fritas.I'll have a burger with french fries.
b. chip (United Kingdom)
Cenemos algo inglés. ¿Qué tal pescado con papas fritas?Le'ts have something English tonight. How about fish and chips?
c. fry
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Quieres papas fritas o ensalada con tu bistec?Would you like fries or salad with your steak?
2. (thin slices of potato)
a. chip
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Nos comimos unas papas fritas con la cerveza.We had some chips with our beers.
b. crisp (United Kingdom)
Compraron unas papas fritas para el picnic.They bought some crisps for the picnic.
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