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song(
sang
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (music)
a. la canción
(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).
Would you like to sing a song with us?¿Les gustaría cantar una canción con nosotros?
b. el canto
(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).
(of birds)
I heard the song of a robin today.Escuché el canto de un petirrojo hoy.
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song
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la canción
(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).
to burst or break into songponerse a cantar
song booklibro de canciones
2. (idioms)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to buy something for a songcomprar algo por cuatro perras gordas
to make a song and dance (about something)montar un número (a cuenta de algo)
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song [sɒŋ]
noun
1 (ballad etc) canción (f)
to sing a song cantar una canción; give us a song! ¡cántanos algo!; festival of Spanish song festival (m) de la canción española; to burst into song romper a cantar
to make a song and dance about sth hacer aspavientos por algo
there's no need to make a song and dance about it no es para tanto
I got it for a song lo compré regalado
to be on song (Britain) [+footballer etc] estar entonado; estar inspirado
Ward is not the most consistent of players, but when he is on song he looks a world-beater Ward is not the most consistent of players, but when he is on song he looks a world-beater it was going for a song a second-hand chair that was going for a song
to sing another song bajar el tono; desdecirse
2 [of birds] canto (m)
modifier
song and dance routine (n) número (m) de canción y baile
song book (n) cancionero (m)
song cycle (n) ciclo (m) de canciones
song hit (n) canción (f) de moda; canción (f) popular del momento
Song of Solomon Song of Songs (n) Cantar (m) de los Cantares
song thrush (n) tordo (m) cantor; tordo (m) melodioso
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