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Spanish Word: Fresco

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Spanish Word: Fresco

English Word: Cool, fresh

Pronunciation: fres-koh’

Function: adjective

Depending on how it is used in a sentence, the word fresco itself has a few equivalents in the Spanish language.

For example, the term fresco can refer to a man who has a fresh attitude. When you say la fresca, it means that there is a cool breeze, but it can also refer to a blunt remark.Finally, when you say al fresco, that is the equivalent of saying that it is cool outside.

Example: Era un día lluvioso y fresco.

Translation: It was a cool and rainy day.

 

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