turnoff

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This word may also be spelled "turn-off.”
turnoff(
tuhrn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (exit)
a. la salida
(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)
Take the next turnoff towards the lake.Toma la siguiente salida hacia el lago.
b. el desvío
(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)
Someone left a mattress in the middle of the highway after you pass the King road turnoff.Alguien dejó un colchón en medio de la carretera pasando el desvío de la calle King.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(something offputting)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
She's a nice woman, but the way she always talks about religion is a turnoff for me.Es una mujer linda, pero me quita las ganas que siempre esté hablando de religión.
The food looks great, but the two-hour wait is a big turnoff.La comida se ve deliciosa, pero la espera de dos horas es un rollo.
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turnoff
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (on road)
a. la salida f, desviación
(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)
2. (colloquial)
a.
it's a turn-offme corta el rollo
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turn-off [ˈtɜːnɒf]
noun
1 (in road) desvío (m); empalme (m)
2
he's a real turn-off ese me cae gordo (informal); the film was a complete turn-off la película fue un rollo (informal); his breath is a big turn-off su aliento me repugna
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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