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underground

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underground(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (below ground level)
a. subterráneo
There is an underground river that runs under this park.Hay un río subterráneo que corre debajo de este parque.
2. (secret)
a. clandestino
He is the editor of an underground newspaper that publishes everything the mainstream newspapers wouldn't dare to publish.Es editor en un periódico clandestino que publica todo lo que los periódicos convencionales nunca se atreverían a publicar.
3. (avant-garde)
a. underground (music or film)
He may have been famous in the underground art scene, but that never earned him any money.Puede que fuera famoso en la escena artística underground, pero no ganaba dinero así.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
4. (below ground level)
a. bajo tierra
Prairie dogs live underground in burrows.Los perros de las praderas viven en madrigueras bajo tierra.
5. (in hiding)
a. clandestinidad
Because of the raise in taxes, we have been forced to run our business underground.Por el aumento de impuestos, nos hemos visto forzados a dirigir nuestro negocio en clandestinidad.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (transport) (United Kingdom)
a. el metro
(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)
If you take the underground, you should be able to arrive there in less than 15 minutes.Si tomas el metro, deberías llegar allí en menos de 15 minutos.
b. el subterráneo
(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)
(River Plate)
Why don't you take the underground instead of a bus?¿Por qué no tomás el subterráneo en lugar del colectivo?
c. el subte
(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)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
The underground is so noisy that it feels like there's an earthquake every time it passes.El subte es tan ruidoso que se siente como si hubiera un terremoto cada vez que pasa.
7. (secret organization)
a. la resistencia
(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)
Her parents tell their friends she joined the underground to explain her dropping out of school.Sus padres les han dicho a sus amigos que ingresó en la resistencia en vez de explicar que abandonó sus estudios.
b. la resistencia clandestina
(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)
It has just been decreed that participation in the underground is punishable by death.Sse acaba de decretar que la participación en la resistencia clandestina es castigada con la pena de muerte.
c. el movimiento clandestino
(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)
The loyalty that the members of the underground had for each other was unshaken by the government's threats.La lealtad que tenían los miembros del movimiento clandestino entre ellos no se amedrentó por las amenazas del gobierno.
8. (subculture)
a. el underground
(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)
Most artists will tell you that you have to first gain respect in the underground before reaching true fame.Muchos artistas te dirán que primero tienes que ganarte respeto en el underground antes de alcanzar la fama de verdad.
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underground
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (railway system) (United Kingdom)
a. el metro
(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)
b. el subte
(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)
(River Plate)
2. (resistance movement)
a. la resistencia (clandestina)
(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)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (cables, passage)
a. subterráneo(a)
4. (movement, newspaper)
a. clandestino(a)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
5. (to work, live)
a. bajo tierra
6. (fig)
a.
to go undergroundpasar a la clandestinidad
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underground [ˈʌndəɡraʊnd]
adjective
1 [+building, cave, mine] subterráneo
an underground car park un parking subterráneo
2 [+newspaper, movement] clandestino
3 (alternative) [+film, magazine, artist, culture] underground
adverb
1 (under the ground) bajo tierra
moles live underground los topos viven bajo tierra; it's six feet underground está a seis pies bajo tierra
2 (into hiding)
to go underground (hide) esconderse; (Pol) pasar a la clandestinidad
noun
1 (Britain) (railway) metro (m); subterráneo (m); (Arg) subte (m) (informal); (Arg)
2 (Mil) resistencia (f) clandestina; (Pol) movimiento (m) clandestino; (Art) arte (m) marginal or underground
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