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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. (architecture)
a. wall
Colgamos la foto de la familia en la pared.We hung the family photo on the wall.
2. (anatomy)
a. wall
Una perforación nasal aumenta el riesgo de necrosis de la pared nasal.A pierced nose increases the risk of nasal wall necrosis.
3. (side of a hill or mountain)
a. face
Se prepararon durante dos años para escalar la pared sureste de El Capitán.They prepared for two years to scale the southeastern face of El Capitan.
4. (soccer)
a. one-two
Messi hizo una pared con Neymar y chutó hacia la portería.Messi played a one-two with Neymar and shot at goal.
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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. (de construcción)
a. wall
entre cuatro paredescooped up at home
las paredes oyenwalls have ears
si las paredes hablasen…if the walls could talk…
2. (fig)
subirse por las paredesto hit the roof, to go up the wall
está que se sube por las paredesshe's in an absolute rage, she's fit to be tied
3. (colloquial)
intenté convencerle, pero como si hablara a la paredI tried to persuade him, but it was like talking to a brick wall
4. (fig)
me pusieron contra la paredthey had me up against the wall
pared maestramain wall
pared medianeraparty wall
5. (de montaña)
a. side
6. (sports)
a. one-two
hacer la paredto play a one-two
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1 [de edificio, habitación] wall
estar pared con pared con algo to be right next door to sth
la librería está pared con pared con el banco
estar cara a la pared (Escol) to be stood in the corner
entre cuatro paredes
se pasa la vida entre cuatro paredes he spends his life cooped up at home
hablar a la pared
es como hablarle a la pared it's like talking to a brick wall
las paredes oyen the walls have ears
ponerse (blanco) como la pared to go as white as a sheet
subirse por las paredes to go up the wall (familiar)
me hace subirme por las paredes
pared de carga load-bearing wall
pared divisoria dividing wall
pared maestra main wall
pared medianera party wall
2 (Anatomía) wall
pared arterial arterial wall
pared abdominal abdominal wall
pared celular cell wall
3 (Alpinismo) face wall
4 (Fútbol)
hacer la pared to make o do a one-two (familiar)
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