sweetie
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sweetie(
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sweetie pie)
a. el encanto
(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).
Ariadna always helps. - Yeah, she's a real sweetie.Ariadna siempre ayuda. - Sí, es un verdadero encanto.
b. el cielo
(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).
What a sweetie! She didn't have to drive us to the airport.¡Qué cielo! No tenía porqué llevarnos al aeropuerto.
c. el amor
(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).
Rose was a such a sweetie when my mom died.¡Qué amor esa Rose cuando murió mi madre!
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment)
a. el cielo
(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).
How are you this morning, sweetie?¿Cómo amaneciste, cielo?
b. el cariño
(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).
Come on, sweetie! You can do it!¡Vamos, cariño! ¡Sí que puedes!
c. el amor
(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).
How's it going, sweetie?¿Cómo te va, amor?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. la golosina
(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).
Can I have a sweetie, please?¿Me das una golosina, por favor?
b. el caramelo
(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).
I bought some sweeties from the corner shop.Compré algunos caramelos de la tienda de la esquina.
c. el dulce
(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).
You can't eat sweeties before breakfast!¡No se pueden comer dulces antes de desayunar!
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sweetie
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (confectionery) (United Kingdom)
a. la golosina
(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).
2. (darling)
a. el cariño
(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's such a sweetiees un encanto
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sweetie [ˈswiːtɪ]
noun
1 (also sweetie-pie)
he's/she's a sweetie es un cielo (informal); yes, sweetie si, cielo (informal)
2 especially (Scot) (sweet) [of any sort] golosina (f); (boiled sweet, toffee) caramelo (m)
can I have some sweeties, Mum?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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