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fiera

Translation of fiera in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1.1 (animal)
    wild animal
    [literario]
    arrojar or tirar a alguien a las fieras
    to throw somebody to the lions o wolves
    1.2 (de mal carácter) See examples: cuidado con ese perro que es una fiera
    mind that dog, it's fierce o vicious
    mi suegra es una fiera
    my mother-in-law is a real dragon
    [familiar]
    se puso como or hecho una fiera
    he went wild
    [familiar]
    ser una fiera para algo [familiar]
    to be great o fantastic at something
    [familiar]
Example sentences
  • En la segunda mitad suplementaria Argentina se transformaba en una fiera hambrienta de llegar a las semifinales.
  • Consabido es que la música amansa a las fieras.
  • Esta menuda chiquita termino siendo una fiera en la cama.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
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