spanking
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spanking(
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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. (punishment)
a. la zurra
(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).
Paco's mother threatened to give him a spanking if he didn't clean up his room.La mamá de Paco amenazó con darle una zurra si no limpiaba su recámara.
b. la nalgada
(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).
Fernanda got a spanking when she broke her mother's sculpture.Fernanda recibió una nalgada cuando rompió la escultura de su mamá.
c. la azotaina
(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).
Danny got a spanking for hitting his little brother.Danny recibió una azotaina por pegarle a su hermanito.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(brisk)
a. rápido
The children set off at a spanking pace so they could be first in line for the swings.Los niños salieron a paso rápido para poder ser los primeros en la fila de los columpios.
b. fuerte
We made good progress sailing along the bay with a spanking breeze.Avanzamos a buen ritmo navegando en la bahía con una brisa fuerte.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(very)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Come with us to the party. We are going to have a spanking good time!Ven con nosotros a la fiesta. ¡Vamos a divertirnos en grande!
They had a spanking good time visiting their cousins at Christmas.Lo pasaron bomba visitando a sus primos durante la Navidad.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I took my car to the carwash and they left it spanking clean.Llevé mi carro al lavado de autos y lo dejaron reluciente.
Veronica bought a spanking new dress for Friday's party.Verónica compró un flamante vestido para la fiesta del viernes.
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spanking
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la azotaina f, zurra
(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 give somebody a spankingdar a alguien una azotaina
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
spanking newflamante
they had a spanking good timese lo pasaron bomba or en grande
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spanking [ˈspæŋkɪŋ]
noun
zurra (f)
to give sb a spanking zurrar a algn (informal)
adjective
[+pace] rápido; [+breeze] fuerte;
adverb
in his spanking new uniform/car con su nuevo y flamante uniforme/coche; the kitchen was spanking clean la cocina estaba reluciente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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