self-control

self-control(
sehlf
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kuhn
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trol
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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. (general)
a. el autocontrol
(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)
We all admired the ascetic for his extreme self-control.Todos admiramos al asceta por su autocontrol extremo.
b. el dominio de sí mismo
(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)
Cristobal got upset but quickly regained his self-control.Cristóbal estaba molesto pero rápidamente recuperó el dominio de sí mismo.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't let him go to the casino with you, because he has a tendency to lose self-control.No dejes que vaya al casino contigo, porque tiene tendencia a no poder dominarse.
Exercise some self-control and try not to spend more money than you have.Contente y trata de no gastar más dinero del que tienes.
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self-control
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el autocontrol
(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)
self-control [ˌselfkənˈtrəʊl]
noun
dominio (m) de sí mismo; autocontrol (m)
to exercise one's self-control contenerse; dominarse; to lose one's self-control no poder contenerse or dominarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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