underdog

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underdog(
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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. (disadvantaged person or thing)
a. el desvalido
(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)
, la desvalida
(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)
Pedrito has been involved in labor movements and has always been a defender of the underdog.Pedrito ha estado involucrado con los movimientos laborales y siempre ha sido defensor del desvalido.
b. el desamparado
(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)
, la desamparada
(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)
Though Berta is now a successful businesswoman, she has experienced life as an underdog before.Aunque Berta es hoy día una negociante exitosa, antes había vivido como una desamparada.
2. (sports)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I can't believe two underdogs ended up facing each other in the championship game.No puedo creer que dos equipos no favoritos terminaron enfrentandose en el campeonato.
It's always exciting to see the underdog win a game.Siempre es emocionante ver ganar al que tiene menos posibilidades.
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underdog
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
England are the underdogsInglaterra tiene menos posibilidades de ganar
2. (in society)
a.
the underdoglos débiles y oprimidos
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underdog [ˈʌndədɒɡ]
noun
the underdog
2 (in game, fight) el/la más débil
3 (economically, socially) el/la desvalidoadesvalida;a desvalida el/la desamparadoadesamparada;a desamparada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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