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informal Marihuana, droga.
Spain informal Asignatura que resulta muy fácil de aprobar.
la maría de esta carrera es la física, aunque parezca mentira
Spain informal Maruja.
Mexico informal Mujer indígena que vende productos en la calle.
hay muchas Marías vendiendo cosas en la plaza
A lot of people get compliment and complement confused: they’re pronounced in the same way and have very similar spellings but they have completely different meanings.
The question of whether the word internet should be capitalized is so passionately debated and rife with controversy that it has its own Wikipedia article.
We’ve delved into the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary to come up with some historical substitutions for hug as a verb.