swearing
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swearing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. las palabrotas
(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 husband's swearing woke me up - he had fallen off from the bed!Me despertaron las palabrotas de mi marido: ¡se había caído de la cama!
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A man was asked to leave the church for his constant swearing.Le pidieron a un hombre que saliera de la iglesia porque no dejaba de decir palabrotas.
It is said that swearing relieves pain.Se dice que decir palabrotas alivia el dolor.
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swearing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la palabrotas
(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).
swearing is naughtydecir palabrotas es de mala educación
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