tic-tac-toe
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tic-tac-toe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (game)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el tres en línea
(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).
Would you rather play tic-tac-toe or checkers?¿Preferirías jugar tres en línea o damas?
b. el tatetí
(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).
(River Plate)
I won the last game of tic-tac-toe, because I got three X's in a row.Gané el último juego de tatetí, porque puse tres cruces alineadas.
c. el gato
(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).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Let's play tic-tac-toe. - No, let's play "basta" instead.Juguemos al gato. - No, mejor juguemos a basta.
d. el tres en raya
(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).
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The television was broken so we played tic-tac-toe all day.El televisor se nos rompió, así que jugamos tres en raya todo el día.
e. los equis y ceritos
(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).
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Let's play tic-tac-toe. All we need is a pencil and a sheet of paper.Juguemos equis y ceritos. Solo necesitamos un lápiz y una hoja de papel.
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tic-tac-toe [ˌtɪktækˈtəʊ]
noun
(US) tres (m) en raya
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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