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paso doble
American English: /ˌpæsoʊ ˈdoʊbleɪ/
British English: /ˌpasə(ʊ) ˈdəʊbleɪ/

Translation of paso doble in Spanish:

noun plural paso dobles

  • Example sentences
    • As usual, at the first opportunity, the Monkey stood up and danced a paso doble, juggling raw fish and grapes.
    • Latin is the rumba, jive, paso doble, cha-cha and samba.
    • Two energetic and angry sailfish on the line at the same time takes a certain amount of fancy footwork on a small deck and Raphael and I did a neat paso doble for about 20 minutes until both fish were tagged and released.

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