¿Qué significa la palabra ‘cool’ en inglés?

Aunque nos encanta hacer posts para nuestros seguidores en el blog, el artículo de hoy va, sobre todo, para nuestros alumnos. Antes de irse de vacaciones, les hicimos preguntas sobre cuáles eran las palabras más difíciles de “controlar” y entender. Junto con el adjetivo ‘funny’, nos dijeron que ‘cool’ es una palabra que aparece por todas partes con significados distintos de la traducción de siempre, es decir, la palabra “guay” en castellano.

Vamos a ver unos cuantos ejemplos y sus correspondientes explicaciones:

-After reading the contract, their response was quite cool.
(Indiferente)

-The weather is cool in July and August in the UK.
Hace fresco pero a la vez es agradable (no molesta)

-Your new car is so cool!
(Bonito)

-We are going to buy these cool dresses for the girls.
(De moda)

-The dog seems nice and cool after his long walk.
(Tranquilo)

-We are expanding the company. Cool!
¡Genial! (interjección)

-Everything was cool after her meeting with the boss.

(Ningún problema o tranquilo)

Como habremos visto, está muy claro el por qué mucha gente se ha sentido bastante perdida al leer u oír el adjetivo ‘cool’. Es nuestra intención que a partir de ahora sea mucho más fácil comprenderlo y utilizarlo.

Esperamos que hayas disfrutado al leer este “cool” post.

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