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tango
American English: /ˈtæŋɡoʊ/
British English: /ˈtaŋɡəʊ/

Translation of tango in Spanish:

noun plural -gos

  • Example sentences
    • The Argentine tango originated in Buenos Aires at the turn of the last century.
    • His main recreation remains ballroom dancing - tango, cha cha and waltz being his specialities.
    • Women dance flamenco and tango and belly dancing.

intransitive verb -goes, -going, -goed

  • bailar el tango
    it takes two to tango [colloquial]
    esas cosas no se hacen sin cooperación

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