understudy

understudy(
uhn
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duhr
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sduh
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di
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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. (substitute actor)
a. el suplente
(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 suplente
(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)
The actress got sick right before the beginning of the show and her understudy had to replace her at the last minute.La actriz se enfermó justo antes de iniciar la obra y su suplente tuvo que reemplazarla a la última hora.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to replace)
a. prepararse para suplir a
I'm a member of the chorus, but I'm going to understudy the protagonist.Soy miembro del coro, pero voy a prepararme para suplir al protagonista.
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understudy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (theater)
a. el suplente mf, actor(triz) suplente
(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 suplente mf, actor(triz) suplente
(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)
understudy [ˈʌndəˌstʌdɪ]
noun
suplente (m)
transitive verb
prepararse para suplir a
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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