sinkhole(
sihngk
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hol
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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. (depression in the surface in which drainage collects)
a. el sumidero
(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)
It is forbidden to swim in the sinkhole.Está prohibido nadar en el sumidero.
2. (geology)
a. la dolina
(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).
(F)
The current created many sinkholes on the soil.La corriente generó varias dolinas en el terreno.
3. (finance)
a. el elefante blanco
(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)
That branch is a sinkhole and it's costing thousands of dollars to the company.Esa sucursal es un elefante blanco y le está costando a la empresa miles de dólares.
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