regalo
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regalo(
rreh
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gah
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loh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (offering)
a. present
Este año recibí muchos regalos de cumpleaños.I got a lot of birthday presents this year.
b. gift
La empresa donde trabajo suele hacer regalos de Navidad a sus empleados.The company I work for usually gives Christmas gifts to its employees.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(good deal)
a. bargain
La computadora que compré fue un verdadero regalo.The computer I bought was a real bargain.
b. steal
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Ese tablet solo cuesta $50? ¡Es un regalo!That tablet only costs $50? It's a steal!
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(pleasure)
a. delight
Verlo feliz es un regalo para el corazón.Seeing him happy is a delight to the heart.
b. treat
El coro de niños de nuestra ciudad es un regalo para los oídos.Our town's children's choir is a treat to listen to.
4. (culinary)
a. delicacy
La comida que sirvieron en la boda fue un regalo.The food they served at the wedding was a delicacy.
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regalo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (obsequio)
a. present, gift
regalo de cumpleañosbirthday present
por ese precio, es un auténtico regaloat that price, it's a real giveaway
de regalofree
compras tres y te dan uno de regaloif you buy three, you get one free
2. (placer)
a. joy, delight
3. (en rifa)
a. prize
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regalo
1 (obsequio) present; gift
dar o hacer a algn un regalo to give sb a present o gift; de regalo: dan estos libros de regalo they're giving these books away; entrada de regalo complimentary ticket; estuche de regalo presentation case; un libro de regalo a free book
regalo de boda wedding present
regalo de Navidad regalo de Reyes Christmas present
2 (deleite, placer) pleasure; [de comida] treat; delicacy
es un regalo para el oído it's a treat to listen to; un regalo del cielo a godsend
3 (comodidad) luxury; comfort
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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