trick question

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trick question(
trihk
 
kwes
-
chuhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la pregunta trampa
(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).
Which came first: the chicken or the egg? - That's a trick question.¿Qué fue primero: el huevo o la gallina? - Esa es una pregunta trampa.
b. la pregunta capciosa
(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).
The lawyer posed a trick question to the defendant to reveal the inconsistencies in his account.El abogado hizo una pregunta capciosa al acusado para revelar las contradicciones de su declaración.
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