saying

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (adage)
a. el dicho
(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).
My grandmother was always spouting old sayings.Mi abuela siempre estaba soltando viejos dichos.
b. el refrán
(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).
How does that old saying about "better the devil you know" go?¿Cómo es ese viejo refrán sobre "más vale malo conocido"?
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saying
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el dicho
(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).
as the saying goescomo dice el refrán
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saying [ˈseɪɪŋ]
noun
dicho (m); refrán (m)
it's just a saying es un refrán; es un dicho; as the saying goes como dice el refrán
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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