turn-up [ˈtɜːnʌp] (Britain)
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 1).
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (clothing) (United Kingdom)
b. el dobladillo
(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).
I have to put turn-ups on my trousers because they're very long.Tengo que usar dobladillos con mis pantalones porque son muy largos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (surprise) (United Kingdom)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It's quite a turn-up to see you here! Long time no see!¡Qué suerte verte aquí! ¡Tanto tiempo!
Pablo is on time for once. Now there's a turn-up for the books!Pablo llegó a tiempo por una vez. ¡No lo puedo creer!
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