- 1 also(folks plural)1.1 (people) [colloquial/familiar] gente (feminine) some folk(s) are never satisfied hay gente que nunca se queda conforme young/city folk(s) gente joven/de la ciudad it was full of old folk(s) estaba lleno de viejos you folks ustedes, vosotros (Spain/España) hi folks! hola ¿qué tal? [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
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- There was a general feeling amongst folk who hadn't been faced with this situation before; they were stunned.
- I might be wrong but folk of my generation are probably Apple's prime audience.
- I suppose it also had to do with the fact that my parents were messy folk, something of which I was deeply ashamed.
(folks plural)(especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], (relatives) familia (feminine); (parents) padres (masculine plural), viejos (masculine plural) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- The Soul of Man Under Socialism, folks, looks a lot better than it does under ten feet of sewage-filled water.
- I think we've located another point in our musical journey here, folks.
- A fair amount of the traditional old machete gardening was in order - it's more fun than it looks, folks!
- Help your friends move, invite your folks to live with you, go out of your way to help someone with their homework, and so on.
- Now I understand that my folks must have saved me from death hundreds of times without even thinking twice about it.
- My folks never took my instruments away or forbade me to play a gig.
- 2 (+ plural verb/+ verbo en plural) 2.1 (specific group, profession) media folk gente (feminine) de los medios de comunicación 2.2 [Anthropology/Antropología] pueblo (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [art/medicine/legend] popular; [dancing] folklórico, tradicional folk museum museo (masculine) de tradiciones locales
- 3 uncountable/no numerable [Music/Música] folk (masculine)More example sentences
- Their music is a mixture of Eastern European folk, gypsy, techno and American jazz.
- She plays steel, slide and acoustic guitar, mandolin and body percussion - her music crossing boundaries through folk, country and reggae.
- Off The Rails will also be playing rock, reggae, jazz, folk, samba, blues and world music-influenced songs.
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