temptation

temptation(
tehmp
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tey
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shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (desire)
a. la tentación
(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).
(F)
Resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear.Resiste la tentación de decirle a la gente solo lo que quiere escuchar.
2. (thing desired)
a. la tentación
(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).
(F)
I want to save my money for other things, but those shoes are a real temptation.Quiero ahorrar mi dinero para otras cosas pero esos zapatos son una verdadera tentación.
3. (invitation to do something wrong)
a. la tentación
(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).
(F)
I hope the kids can resist temptation during spring break.Espero los que chicos puedan resistirse a la tentación durante las vacaciones de primavera.
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temptation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la tentación
(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).
(F)
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temptation [tempˈteɪʃən]
noun
tentación (f)
there is always a temptation to ... existe siempre la tentación de ...; to resist temptation resistir (a) la tentación; I couldn't resist the temptation to tell him or of telling him no pude resistir la tentación de decírselo; to give way or yield to temptation ceder a la tentación; to put temptation in sb's way exponer a algn a la tentación; lead us not into temptation (Bible) no nos dejes caer en la tentación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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