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picnic

picnic(
pihk
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nihk
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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. (outing with food)
a. el pícnic
(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)
This sunny weather is perfect for a picnic.Este tiempo soleado es perfecto para un pícnic.
b. la comida en el campo
(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)
We had a picnic with the whole family.Celebramos una comida en el campo con toda la familia.
2. (outdoor meal)
a. la comida de pícnic
(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)
Do you want to pack a picnic and take it to the park?¿Quieres preparar comida de pícnic y llevarla al parque?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(easy situation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It won't be any picnic working there.No será nada fácil trabajar allí.
It's no picnic working in the family business.Trabajar para la empresa familiar no es pan comido.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to eat food in the open)
a. ir de pícnic
We picnicked in the mountains.Fuimos de pícnic a la montaña.
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picnic
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la picnic m, comida campestre
(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 go on a picnicir de picnic
2. (fam fig)
a.
it was no picnictuvo bemoles, se las trajo
picnic basket or hampercesta de merienda
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a. ir de picnic
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picnic [ˈpɪknɪk] picnicked (past)
noun
comida (f) en el campo; picnic (m); especially (LAm)
to go on a picnic ir de picnic; ir a comer al campo; we found a nice place for a picnic encontramos un buen sitio para comer al aire libre; it was no picnic (unpleasant) fue muy desagradable; (difficult) no fue nada fácil
intransitive verb
comer en el campo
we picnicked by the river merendamos junto al río
modifier
picnic basket (n) cesta (f) or canasta (f) de la merienda or comida etc; (LAm)
picnic site (n) lugar (m) destinado para picnics
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