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a punta de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a fuerza de) (weapon)at [+noun] point advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  by force advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
Note: Se construye con un sustantivo.
 Su padre le enseñó una lección a punta de golpes. A los invasores los hicieron huir a punta de pistola.
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Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
a punta de pistola loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (amenazando con armas)at gunpoint advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 One man held her at gunpoint while the other stole all of her jewelry.
tallado a punta de diamante diamond-cut ashlars nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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