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feo, tonto, gordo hermana

English translation: ugly, stupid, and fat sister

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Spanish term or phrase:hermana fea, tonta y gorda
English translation:ugly, stupid, and fat sister
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
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21:57 May 25, 2003
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Linguistics
Spanish term or phrase: feo, tonto, gordo hermana
my sister called me it
Kath
ugly, stupid, fat sister
Explanation:
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Note added at 2003-05-25 22:01:04 (GMT)
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Your sister should study her Spanishi more - the grammar is entirely wrong. It should be hermana fea, tonta y gorda

Descriptive adjectives comes after the noun they modify, and they agree in gender (masculine or feminine)

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Note added at 1687 days (2008-01-07 12:02:10 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome.
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Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 15:20
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i didnt think you would answer, so I looked it up in the spanish dictionary and thats exactly what I found!! thanks, your very helpful. Maybe a little quicker would be better though....
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4 +15ugly, stupid, fat sister
Michael Powers (PhD)


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +15
ugly, stupid, fat sister


Explanation:
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Note added at 2003-05-25 22:01:04 (GMT)
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Your sister should study her Spanishi more - the grammar is entirely wrong. It should be hermana fea, tonta y gorda

Descriptive adjectives comes after the noun they modify, and they agree in gender (masculine or feminine)

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Note added at 1687 days (2008-01-07 12:02:10 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome.

Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 15:20
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 86
Grading comment
i didnt think you would answer, so I looked it up in the spanish dictionary and thats exactly what I found!! thanks, your very helpful. Maybe a little quicker would be better though....

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Parrot: shld. be "fea, tonta, gorda" (fem.)
1 min
  -> gracias, Parrot :)

agree  Elenacb
1 min
  -> gracias Elena, :)

agree  Simon Charass
3 mins
  -> gracias, Simón :)

agree  xxxIno66
6 mins
  -> gracias, Ino66 :)

agree  Aida.: what a sister :)
12 mins
  -> Yeah, she sounds like a real winner! :)

agree  Cidália Martins: I think the name-calling sister is the 'tonta' if she can't remember something basic like using the feminine form when talking to a female :)
1 hr
  -> Agreed, you make a good point :)

agree  Lucinda: Tell your sister that she "is una persona muy desagradable y tosca. Además, necesita asistir a clases de gramatica".
1 hr
  -> How true, how true, :)

agree  colemh: could also use dumb for tonto
2 hrs
  -> absolutely, good point :)

agree  Todd Field: Golly, my sister was never that tough on me :o) Todd
3 hrs
  -> I should hope not! You mean your sister is human, then. :)

agree  Maria-Jose Pastor: interesting how onw sib pseudo knows spanish and the other none....
3 hrs
  -> interesting indeed :)

agree  Mirelluk
11 hrs
  -> thank you, Mirelluk :)

agree  ljilja
12 hrs
  -> thank you ljilja :)

agree  SpanTran
13 hrs
  -> thank you, JohannaW :)

agree  xxxx-Translator
18 hrs
  -> thank you estel377 :)

agree  Janelle Norman
1 day11 hrs
  -> thank you Janelle :)
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Changes made by editors
Jan 7, 2008 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/52429">Michael Powers (PhD)'s</a> old entry - "hermana fea, tonta y gorda" » "ugly, stupid, and fat sister"
May 21, 2005 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
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