propina
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propina(
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pee
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (money for services)
a. tip
Le dejé una propina de $15 al mesero.I left a $15 tip for the waiter.
b. gratuity (formal)
En muchos países, la propina es obligatoria.In many countries, gratuity is compulsory.
2. (money given to children)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. allowance
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Me voy a gastar toda la propina en el cine.I'm going to spend my whole allowance at the movies.
b. pocket money (United Kingdom)
Todos los viernes mis padres nos daban propina a mi hermana y a mí.Every Friday, my parents would give my sister and me our pocket money.
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propina
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (por servicios)
a. tip
2. (dada por los padres)
a. pocket money
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
de propinaon top of that
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propina
1 (dinero extra) (en restaurante, bar) tip; gratuity (formal); [de los niños] pocket money
dar algo de propina to give sth extra; me dieron diez euros de propina they gave me a ten-euro tip; si compras seis te dan uno de propina if you buy six you get one free
con dos años más de propina demostró su calidad presente y futura en el Mozart del Concierto 23, con su adagio celestial,y en un Chopin de propina. pasado demasiadas desgracias en los últimos tiempos. Y de propina, recibió el varapalo de Mijatovic terminaría por recorrer 5.000 km. en dos años y de propina escribir su diario Anábasis
2 (Música) encore
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