parra

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parra(
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rrah
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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. (botany)
a. climbing vine
Todas las tardes nos sentábamos en el porche, a la sombra de la parra.Every afternoon we would sit in the porch, shaded by the climbing vine.
b. grapevine
Las parras empezarán a dar fruto en un año.The grapevines will start bearing fruit in a year.
2. (earthenware container for honey)
a. honeypot
Hay muchas moscas volando alrededor de la parra.There are many flies flying around the honeypot.
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parra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. grapevine
2. (fam fig)
a.
subirse a la parrato get above oneself
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parra
(Botánica) grapevine; (trepadora) climbing vine
subirse a la parra (engreírse) to get all high and mighty; (enfadarse) to blow one's top (familiar)
los restaurants de esa zona se han subido a la parra últimamentelos restaurants de esa zona se han subido a la parra y no hay quien pueda permitirse una comida allí Para los toreros, se acabó la gallina de los huevos de oro. Ya nadie se subirá a la parra exigiendo millones gastan más en un solo programa con estrellas subidas a la parra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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