Spanish Word of the Day
Saturday, July 06, 2013
tijeras noun: scissors
  • If you want to say ‘a pair of’ something in Spanish, the most usual way is to use unos or unas, depending on whether the word is masculine or feminine, and then the noun in the plural.
    unas tijeras a pair of scissors
  • Some other words which follow this pattern are gloves, jeans and glasses.
    unas tijeras a pair of scissors
    unos guantes a pair of gloves
    unos jeans a pair of jeans
    unos anteojos a pair of glasses
    unas gafas a pair of glasses
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