stop sign
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stop sign(
stap
 
sayn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport)
a. el stop
(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).
He ran the stop sign and was about to knock down a motorcyclist.Se saltó el stop y casi atropella a un motorista.
b. la señal de stop
(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).
Didn't you see the stop sign?¿Es que no ha visto usted la señal de stop?
c. la señal de pare
(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).
Slow down! There's a stop signal right ahead.¡Baja la velocidad! Hay una señal de pare adelante.
d. la señal de alto
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Whenever you reach a stop sign, look in both directions.Siempre que llegues a una señal de alto, mira en ambas direcciones.
e. el disco pare
(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).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
He was fined for not obeying a stop sign.Le multaron por no respetar un disco pare.
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