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maceta nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (recipiente para planta) (colloquial)pot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  flowerpot
 Pon la planta en esa maceta y colócala en el salón.
maceta nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (recipiente, tierra y planta) (colloquial)pot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  potted plant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  flowerpot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Tiene el balcón lleno de macetas.
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Compound Forms:
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el que nace pa' maceta no pasa del corredor exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). AmL, peyorativo (inevitabilidad del destino)have ideas above your station v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  you cannot rise above your destiny v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  he who was born to be a flowerpot, will always be in the hall v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Yo sabía que no lo iba a conseguir; el que nace pa' maceta no pasa del corredor.
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