primo
primo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (relative)
a. cousin
Mi primo pequeño vive en Buenos Aires.My little cousin lives in Buenos Aires.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(gullible person)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. sucker
Ese estafador pudo quitarte todo tu dinero porque eres tremendo primo.That conman was able to take all of your money because you're a total sucker.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (mathematics)
a. prime
Cinco es un número primo: solo puede dividirse por sí mismo o por el número uno.Five is a prime number: it can only be divided by itself or by the number one.
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primo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (mathematics)
a. prime
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (pariente)
a. cousin
primo carnal o hermanofirst cousin
primo segundosecond cousin
3. (colloquial)
a. sucker
hacer el primoto be taken for a ride
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primoa prima
adjective
1 [+número] prime
2 [+materia] raw
1 (pariente) cousin
le vino el primo de América she started her period
ser primos hermanos (referido a cosas) to be extraordinarily alike
primo/a carnal primo/a hermano/a first cousin
2 (incauto) dupe; sucker (familiar)
hacer el primo to be taken for a sucker (familiar); be taken for a ride (familiar)
tomar a algn por primo to do sb down (familiar); take sb in (familiar)
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