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Translation of erre in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1
    (letra r) (the Real Academia Española 's recommended name for the letter R )
  • 2
    (letra rr) (name of the letter rr, once treated as a separate letter in Spanish)
    erre que erre, siguió, erre que erre, en contra de la propuesta
    (con determinación)
    she doggedly continued her opposition to the proposal
    (con obstinación)
    she pigheadedly o stubbornly continued to oppose the proposal
    le dije que la llevaba pero ella erre que erre que no, que iba en el autobús
    I said I would take her but she wouldn't have it, she insisted on going by bus


erre doble

  • double r
Example sentences
  • Habló portugués arrastrando las erres, como si fuese un acento extranjero.
  • Es un placer escuchar cómo se le patina la erre.
  • Lo hacía con un despacioso tono norteño, arrastrando alguna erre.

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