English to Spanish Meaning :: expletive

Expletive :
expletivo
expletivointerjección, voz expletiva - expletivoexpletivopalabrotas
 
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Noun(1) profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger(2) a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line

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(1) ÔÇÿThereÔÇÖ is used as the subject of an existential sentence in standard English while it is used in most other situations in which a ÔÇÿdummyÔÇÖ or expletive subject is necessary.(2) Icelandic takes the non-referential property of quasi-argumental null subjects as basic, therefore quasi-argumental null subjects in the language can be interpreted as basically expletive .(3) I think people don't use ÔÇÿitÔÇÖ for exactly that reason Todd - it's so often an expletive or a dummy pronoun that it would get confusing.(4) A-positions are not necessarily assigned a theta role: The subject position may be occupied by an expletive element.(5) Finally, both the antecedent of PRO and PRO itself have to be an argument and cannot be an expletive .(6) One man in the audience shouted: ÔÇÿYou're talking about a man's life, BillyÔÇÖ but the comic reportedly responded with a four-letter expletive .(7) I still haven't calmed down enough after 48 hours to write a rational critique of the ÔÇÿshowÔÇÖ without exposing you, dear reader, to even more expletives .(8) The game remained heated, with the sent-off players voicing their unhappiness on the sidelines and adding to a stream of expletives .(9) Connor swore, uttering expletives as they came to mind.(10) She let out a long string of oaths and expletives , carefully picking herself up from the floor.(11) Darren heard the man scream out a stream of expletives towards him.(12) So from waking up and starting the day off with foul expletives , my mood has changed to one of relative happiness.(13) After all is there anything more pathetic than listening to someone peppering his or her conversation with expletives in the belief that they are impressing someone, anyone.(14) He let out a stream of expletives , loud and angry.(15) Such outbursts would not impress the public; expletives and desecrations of electoral oaths would thus remain behind closed doors.(16) In the evening, everyone shared one dressing-room, where the air was choking with cigarette smoke and expletives .
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(1) expletive ::
expletivo
Synonyms
Noun
2. obscenity ::
obscenidad
3. profanity ::
blasfemia
4. oath ::
juramento
5. curse ::
maldición
6. four-letter word ::
palabra de cuatro letras
7. dirty word ::
palabra sucia
8. cuss word ::
grosería
9. cuss ::
tipo de
10. imprecation ::
imprecación
11. bad language ::
palabrotas
12. foul language ::
lenguaje soez
13. strong language ::
lenguaje fuerte
Different Forms
expletive, expletives
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