patience

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patience(
pey
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shihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (quality)
a. la paciencia
(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).
(F)
Patience is key to overcoming any difficulty.La paciencia es clave para superar cualquier dificultad.
2. (card games) (United Kingdom)
a. el solitario
(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).
(M)
Drinking tea and playing patience are my favourite hobbies.Tomar té y jugar al solitario son mis pasatiempos favoritos.
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patience
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (quality)
a. la paciencia
(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).
(F)
to try or tax somebody's patienceponer a prueba la paciencia de alguien
to exhaust somebody's patienceacabar con or agotar la paciencia de alguien
to lose one's patience (with somebody)perder la paciencia (con alguien)
I've no patience with himme exaspera
2. (cardgame) (United Kingdom)
a. el solitario
(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).
(M)
to play patiencehacer un solitario
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patience [ˈpeɪʃəns]
noun
1 paciencia (f)
my patience is exhausted se me ha acabado or agotado la paciencia; you must have patience hay que tener paciencia; I have no patience with you ya no te aguanto más; he has no patience with fools no soporta a los tontos; to lose one's patience (with sth/sb) perder la paciencia (con algo/algn); to try sb's patience poner a prueba la paciencia de algn
you know perfectly well that I'm ill, yet you persist in trying my patience beyond what any human being can endure he displays the kind of optimism that would try the patience of a saint
to have the patience of a saint tener más paciencia que un santo
to possess one's soul in patience armarse de paciencia
2 (Britain) (Cards) solitario (m)
to play patience hacer un solitario
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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