right-hand
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “right hand” in the sense shown in 2).
right-hand(
rayt
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hahnd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (side)
a. derecho
The patient lost some coordination on the right-hand side of his body after the stroke.El paciente perdió un poco de coordinación en el lado derecho del cuerpo después del derrame cerebral.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Make a right-hand turn as soon as you cross Passeig de Gracia.Da un giro a la derecha en cuanto cruces Paseo de Gracia.
The text on the right-hand page doesn't match the illustration of the opposing page.El texto en la página de la derecha no corresponde con la ilustración de la página opuesta.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (essential assistant)
a. la mano derecha
(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).
Gonzalo has been the president's right-hand for the past three years.Gonzalo ha sido la mano derecha del presidente durante los últimos tres años.
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right-hand
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
on the right-hand sidea la derecha
2. (aut)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
right-hand drivevehículo m con el volante a la derecha
to be somebody's right-hand manser la mano derecha de alguien
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right-hand [ˈraɪthænd]
adjective
derecho
right-hand side derecha (f); right-hand turn (Aut) giro (m) a la derecha
modifier
right-hand drive (n) (Aut) conducción (f) por la derecha
right-hand man (n) (personal aide) brazo (m) derecho
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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