Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc. masculine noun
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
Los patitos anadearon del nido al estanque.The baby ducks waddled from the nest to the pond.
Los patitos recién nacidos nadaban en el lago.The newborn ducklings were swimming on the lake.
2. (game) (Southern Cone) (Mexico)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
En el campamento de verano, aprendimos a pescar y a hacer patito.At summer camp, we learned how to fish and how to skim stones.
Los niños agarraron unas piedras y jugaron a hacer patito.The children took some stones and played ducks and drakes.
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