Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Wednesday April 8, 2009
One basic translation of obra is work in the general sense of a writer’s or artist’s entire output.
la obra juvenil de Lorca
Lorca’s early work
Notice how Spanish is singular but English is plural in the following example:
la obra completa de Neruda
Neruda’s complete works
You can use obra in some very common compounds.
una obra de arte
a work of art
una obra maestra
una obra de teatro
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