flop

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flop(
flap
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to fall loosely)
a. desplomarse
On hearing the news, Chloe flopped into the couch in tears.Al enterarse de la noticia, Chloe se desplomó en el sofá llorando.
b. dejarse caer
Matt was so tired when he came home that he flopped down onto the bed and didn't get up for eight hours.Matt estaba tan cansado cuando llegó a casa que se dejó caer en la cama y no se levantó durante ocho horas.
2. (to flail)
a. dar coletazos (fish)
A stranded whale flopped around on the beach until it was finally freed.Una ballena encallada en la playa estuvo dando coletazos hasta que finalmente la liberaron.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to fail)
a. fracasar
Diana was devastated when the album she spent all year working on flopped.Diana quedó desconsolada cuando el álbum en el que había trabajado todo el año fracasó.
b. ser un fracaso
The film flopped badly at the box office, but it is a good movie anyway.El film fue un verdadero fracaso de taquilla, pero es una buena película de todos modos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(failure)
a. el fracaso
(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)
Sadly, his last book has been a flop.Por desgracia, su último libro fue un fracaso.
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flop
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (failure)
a. el fracaso
(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)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (fall)
a. dejarse caer
3. (fail)
a. fracasar
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flop [flɒp]
noun
(failure) fracaso (m)
the film was a flop la película fue un fracaso
intransitive verb
1 (fall) [+person] dejarse caer;into, on en;
2 (fail) [+play, book] fracasar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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