sewer
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sewer(
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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. (pipe for waste)
a. la alcantarilla
(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).
My brother claimed his tennis ball fell into the sewer.Mi hermano dice que su pelota de tenis se cayó a la alcantarilla.
b. la cloaca
(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).
The streets downtown smelled like an open sewer.Las calles en el centro de la ciudad olían como una cloaca abierta.
sewers
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (system of pipes)
a. el alcantarillado
(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).
At that time, the town had neither sewers nor running water.En esa época, la ciudad no tenía ni alcantarillado ni agua corriente.
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sewer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pipe)
a. la alcantarilla f, cloaca
(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).
main sewercolector m
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sewer [ˈsjʊəʳ]
noun
alcantarilla (f); albañal (m); cloaca (f)
to have a mind like a sewer tener la mente podrida
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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