the bee's knees

the bee's knees
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g., cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(general)
a. el rey del mambo
(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).
(M)
(man)
Donnie wants everyone to think that he's the bee's knees.Donnie quiere que todo el mundo se crea que es el rey del mambo.
b. la reina del mambo
(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)
(woman)
That hussy thinks she's just the bee's knees.Esa pícara se cree la reina del mambo.
c. lo máximo
You need to hear the ragtime band we went to see. They're the bee's knees!Tienes que escuchar la banda de ragtime que fuimos a ver. ¡Son lo máximo!
d. la la repanocha
(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)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g., cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Andrew's new car is really the bee's knees. - Oh yes, it's really swell!El nuevo carro de Andrew es la repanocha. - Oh sí, ¡es fenomenal!
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