mal or malo in Spanish

When to use “mal” or “malo” in Spanish

“Malo” is the adjective (describing word) which normally means “bad” but can also mean “ill”, “poor”, “wrong”. It also has a feminine form, “mala” as well as plural forms, “malos” and “malas”.

Look at these examples:

Empecé a leer un libro tan malo que no podía terminarlo.
I started to read such a bad book that I couldn’t finish it.

¡Mala suerte!: Bad luck! [suerte is a feminine noun] Continue reading

 
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