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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
Ese bebé tiene el rostro como un querubín de Botticelli.That baby has a face like a Botticelli cherub.
La estrella se cubrió el rostro con una bufanda.The star covered her face with a scarf.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
Su rostro preocupado me dejó inquieto.I was unsettled by her worried countenance.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (fam fig)
tener (mucho) rostroto have a (lot of) nerve
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