push-up

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This word may also be spelled “pushup.”
push-up(
poosh
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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. (exercise)
a. la flexión
(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)
How many push-ups can you do? - I can only do about ten.¿Cuántas flexiones puedes hacer? - Yo solo puedo hacer unas diez.
b. la flexión de brazos
(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)
The coach told Bill to do 100 push-ups.El entrenador le dijo a Bill que hiciera 100 flexiones de brazos.
c. la lagartija
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
When I was in training, I did 700 push-ups a day.Cuando entrenaba, hacía 700 lagartijas por día.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (padded)
a. push up
I can only wear this dress with a push-up bra.Solo me puedo poner este vestido con un sostén push up.
b. de realce
I bought a push-up bra and a strapless bra.Me compré un sostén de realce y uno sin tirantes.
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push-up
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 flexión (de brazos)
(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)
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push-up [ˈpʊʃʌp]
noun
(US)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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