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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (of a shoe)
a. sole
Tu zapato tiene un agujero en la suela.Your shoe has a hole in the sole.
2. (material)
a. leather
No puedes usar suela para reparar estos zapatos porque su dueña es vegetariana estricta.You can't use leather to fix these shoes because their owner is vegan.
3. (of a tap)
a. washer
Por favor compra un repuesto para la suela que se rompió.Please buy a replacement for the washer that broke.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (footware)
a. sandals
El fraile se puso las suelas y salió para atender a las ovejas.The friar put on his sandals and went out to tend the sheep.
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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. sole
2. (fig)
no llegarle a alguien a la suela del zapatonot to hold a candle to somebody
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1 [de zapato] (base) sole; (trozo de cuero) piece of strong leather
media suela half sole
no llegarle a algn a la suela del zapato
Juan no le llega a la suela del zapato a Pablo
Juan can't hold a candle to Pablo
duro como la suela de un zapato tough as leather; tough as old boots; de siete suelas utter; downright; un pícaro de siete suelas an utter o a downright o a proper rogue
2 (Técnica) tap washer
suelas (Religión) sandals
4 (pez) sole
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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