15 Beautiful Ways to Use MAR
Did you know that the Spanish word MAR can both be masculine and feminine? It's used as a feminine noun in poetic contexts or set phrases (like the ones you can see in our list).
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- alta mar - high seas
- mar abierto - the open sea
- mar adentro - out to sea
- mar gruesa - rough, stormy sea
- mar rizada/picada - choppy sea
- mar arbolada - heavy sea
- veranear en el mar - to spend summer holidays at the seaside
- hacerse/echarse a la mar - to set sail
- por mar - by sea; by boat
- a mares - a lot
- llover a mares - to rain buckets
- es la mar de inteligente (colloq.) - she is really/very intelligent
- los siete mares - the seven seas
- arar en el mar - to labor in vain (lit.: to plow in the sea)
- eso es hablar de la mar - that's just wishful thinking (lit.: that's just talking about the sea)
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