spring-cleaning
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "spring cleaning."
spring-cleaning(
sprihng
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kli
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nihng
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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. (general)
a. la limpieza general
(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 house looks beautiful after spring-cleaning.Mi casa se ve hermosa después de una limpieza general.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
In March, my mom always wants to open the windows and do the spring-cleaning.En marzo, mi mamá siempre quiere abrir las ventanas y limpiar toda la casa.
This house needs some spring-cleaning. There's dust everywheret!Esta casa necesita una limpieza a fondo. ¡Hay polvo por todas partes!
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spring-cleaning
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la limpieza a fondo
(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 do the spring-cleaninghacer una limpieza a fondo
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spring-cleaning [ˌsprɪŋˈkliːnɪŋ]
noun
limpieza (f) general
to do the spring-cleaning limpiar toda la casa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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