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solo

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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. (music)
a. el solo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Everyone sat mesmerized by Lester Young's sublime saxophone solo.Todo el mundo quedó cautivado por el sublime solo de saxofón de Lester Young.
2. (card games)
a. el solo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Tonight's my night to beat you three at solo.Esta noche es mi noche para ganarles a ustedes tres en el solo.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
3. (done alone)
a. a solas
Climbing solo is a form of meditation for Cesar.Escalar a solas es una forma de meditación para César.
b. solo
Though working at a big law firm had its perks, Saul decided he wanted to do it solo.Aunque trabajar en un bufete de abogados grande tenía sus ventajas, Saúl decidió que quería trabajar solo.
c. en solitario
Brad had been logging a lot of flight time, and now he was ready to fly solo.Brad había estado registrando mucho tiempo de vuelo y ya estaba listo para volar en solitario.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (music)
a. en solo (piece)
Betsy performed a beautiful solo cello piece by Bach at the talent show.Betsy interpretó una hermosa pieza para violonchelo en solo de Bach en el concurso de talentos.
b. en solitario (album)
After the stifling dynamic of the band, the singer's solo debut unleashed an explosion of creativity.Después de la dinámica sofocante de la banda, el debut en solitario del cantante desencadenó una explosión de creatividad.
5. (aviation)
a. en solitario
In those days, a solo flight that long was considered a very dangerous adventure.En aquel entonces, un vuelo en solitario así de largo se consideraba una aventura muy peligrosa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (music)
a. tocar un solo
Last night, Chris soloed on the drums and impressed the crowd.Anoche Chris tocó un solo en la batería e impresionó al público.
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solo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (musical)
a. el solo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (performance)
a. en solitario
solo flightvuelo en solitario
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
3. (general)
a. en solitario
to go soloiniciar una carrera en solitario
solo [ˈsəʊləʊ]
noun
solos (plural)
1 (Mús) solo (m)
a tenor solo un solo para tenor; a guitar solo un solo de guitarra
2 (Cards) solo (m)
adjective
solo flight vuelo (m) a solas; passage for solo violin pasaje (m) para violín solo; solo trip round the world vuelta (f) al mundo en solitario
adverb
solo; a solas
to fly solo volar a solas; to sing solo cantar solo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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