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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (filthy)
a. dirty
¿Esta es toda la ropa sucia que hay que llevar a la lavandería?Are these all of the the dirty clothes we have to take to the laundry?
2. (disorganized)
a. messy
No puedes salir hasta que recojas esta habitación tan sucia.You can't go out until you clean up this messy room.
3. (dishonest)
a. foul
El juego sucio del equipo defensor les dio el partido.The defending team's foul play won them the match.
b. dirty
Nadie quiere tenerlos en su equipo porque juegan sucio.Nobody wants to have them on their team because they play dirty.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sin limpieza)
a. dirty
estar sucioto be dirty
tiene muy sucia la cocinahis kitchen is very dirty
la ropa suciathe dirty clothes
el blanco es un color muy suciowhite is a color that gets dirty easily
en sucioin rough
2. (conciencia)
a. bad, guilty
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (general)
jugar sucioto play dirty
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1 (manchado) [+cara, ropa, suelo] dirty
llevas los zapatos muy sucios your shoes are very dirty
no friegues con el agua tan sucia
tienes las manos sucísimas your hands are filthy; hazlo primero en sucio make a rough draft first; do it in rough first
2 [+color] dirty
3 (fácil de manchar)
los pantalones blancos son muy sucios white trousers show the dirt; white trousers get dirty very easily
4 (obsceno) dirty; filthy
palabras sucias dirty words; filthy words
5 (deshonesto) [+jugada] foul; dirty; [+táctica] dirty; [+negocio] shady
6 [+conciencia] bad
7 [+lengua] coated; furred
jugar sucio to play dirty
(And) bit of dirt
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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