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Spanish word for Nurse

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The Spanish word for “nurse” is “enfermera” , or “enfermero“, when referring to a male nurse. As a verb “to nurse” means “atender”. How to pronounce “enfermera” in Spanish: Sounds like – en-fer-may’-rah -or- en-fer-may’-ro Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Universidad de Navarra Practice the Spanish translation for “nurse” using these sentences: […]

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Spanish word for Watch

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The Spanish translation for the word “watch” is “reloj”, or as a verb “to watch” is “observar” or “mirar“ How to pronounce “reloj” in Spanish: Sounds like – ray-lo’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: MrB-MMX Practice the Spanish translation for “watch” using these sentences: Example 1: I received a new watch for […]

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Spanish word for Fish

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The Spanish word for the noun “fish” is “pez”. As a verb, it means “pescar”. How to pronounce “pez” in Spanish: Sounds like – peth Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Michael Malz Practice the Spanish translation for “fish” using these sentences: Example 1: (as a noun) The boy has lots of colorful […]

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Spanish word for Read

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The Spanish translation for the verb “read” is “leer”. How to pronounce “leer” in Spanish: Sounds like – li-er Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: vishwaant Practice the Spanish translation for “read” using these sentences: Example 1: I like to read. Me gusta leer. Example 2: I will read that book as soon […]

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Spanish word for Write

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The Spanish word the verb “write” is “escribir”. How to pronounce “escribir” in Spanish: Sounds like – es-cre-beer’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: xavi talleda Practice the Spanish translation for “write” using these sentences: Example 1: I have to write a letter for my friend. Debo escribir una carta para mi amigo. […]

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Spanish word for Paste

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The Spanish word for the verb “paste” is “pegar”. As a noun, the translation is “pegamento”. How to pronounce “pegar” in Spanish: Sounds like – pay-gar’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: mi última neurona Practice the Spanish translation for “paste” using these sentences: Example 1: Just copy & paste the text using […]

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Spanish word for Cut

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The Spanish translation for the verb “cut” is “cortar”. When referring to cutting with scissors, the word is “recortar”. As a noun, it means “cortada” or  “corte”. How to pronounce “cortar” in Spanish: Sounds like – cor-tar’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Masked Malayan Practice the Spanish translation for “cut” using these […]

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Spanish word for Study

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The Spanish word for the verb “study” is “estudiar”. How to pronounce “estudiar” in Spanish: Sounds like – es-too-de-ar’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Piotr Pawłowski Practice the Spanish translation for “study” using these sentences: Example 1: I have to study for my math test. Debo estudiar para mi prueba de matemáticas. […]

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Spanish word for Teach

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The Spanish translation for the verb “teach” is “enseñar”. How to pronounce “enseñar” in Spanish: Sounds like – en-say-nyar’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: isafmedia Practice the Spanish translation for “teach” using these sentences: Example 1: I want to teach Spanish to my friend. Quiero enseñarle Español a mi amigo. Example 2: […]

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Spanish word for Learn

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The Spanish translation for the verb “learn” is “aprender”. How to pronounce “aprender” in Spanish: Sounds like – ah-pren-der’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Plan de Alfabetización Tecnológica Extremadura Practice the Spanish translation for “learn” using these sentences: Example 1: I like to learn Spanish. Me gusta aprender Español. Example 2: I’m […]

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Spanish word for Tie

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The Spanish word for the noun “tie” is “corbata”. As a verb, the word means “atar”. How to pronounce “corbata” in Spanish: Sounds like – cor-bah-tah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Daquella manera Practice the Spanish translation for “tie” using these sentences: Example 1: (as a noun) Do you like the blue […]

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Spanish word for Dress

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The Spanish translation for the noun “dress” is “vestido”. As a verb, it means “vestirse”. How to pronounce “vestido” in Spanish: Sounds like – ves-tee-do Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Andrea Fregnani Practice the Spanish translation for “dress” using these sentences: Example 1: (as a noun) She looks beautiful with her yellow […]

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Spanish word for Was

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The Spanish translation for the verb “was” is “era” or “estaba”. This is the singular past tense form of the verb “to be”. How to pronounce “era” in Spanish: Sounds like – ay-rah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Aziz J.Hayat Practice the Spanish translation for “was” using these sentences: Example 1: He […]

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Spanish word for Want

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The Spanish word for “want” is “querer” How to pronounce “querer” in Spanish: Sounds like – kay-rerr Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: NeoGaboX Practice the Spanish translation for “want” using these sentences: Example 1: I want chocolate ice cream for dessert. De postre quiero helado de chocolate. Example 2: He doesn’t know […]

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Spanish word for Test

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The Spanish word for “test” is “prueba” or “examen”. In medical terms it is also called “análisis”. How to pronounce “examen” in Spanish: Sounds like – ek-sah-men Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Miles B. Practice the Spanish translation for “test” using these sentences: Example 1: He works at a test lab. Él […]

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Spanish word for Please

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The Spanish word for “please” is “por favor”. Used as a verb, the meaning is “complacer”. How to pronounce “por favor” in Spanish: Sounds like – por fah-bor Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Zaprittsky Practice the Spanish translation for “please” using these sentences: Example 1: Please, open your books on page four. […]

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Spanish word for March

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The Spanish word for the month of “March” is “Marzo”. This word as a noun also means “marcha” and as a verb “marchar”. How to pronounce “marzo” in Spanish: Sounds like – mar’-tho Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Lost Albatross Practice the Spanish translation for “march” using these sentences: Example 1: March […]

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Spanish word for Love

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The Spanish word for “love” is “amor”.  As a verb it means “amar”. How to pronounce “amor” in Spanish: Sounds like – ah-mor’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Aditya Rakhman Practice the Spanish translation for “love” using these sentences: Example 1: It was love at first sight. Fue amor a primera vista. […]

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Spanish word for Look

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The Spanish word for “look” is “mirar” or “ver”. How to pronounce “mirar” in Spanish: Sounds like – me-rar’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: adreson Practice the Spanish translation for “look” using these sentences: Example 1: Look at me! ¡Mírame! Example 2: He was looking up, searching for the stars. Él estaba […]

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Spanish word for Like

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The Spanish word for the verb “to like” is “gustar”. It also means “como” or “igual”. How to pronounce “gustar” in Spanish: Sounds like – goos-tar’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Sander van Dijk Practice the Spanish translation for “like” using these sentences: Example 1: She likes to eat strawberries. A ella […]

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Spanish word for Is

The Spanish translation for the verb “is” is “es” or “está”. This is the singular present form of the verb “to be”. How to pronounce “es” in Spanish: Sounds like – Listen to the audio pronunciation – Practice the Spanish translation for “is” using these sentences: Example 1: He is happy that you came to […]

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Spanish word for Hope

The Spanish translation for the word “hope” is “esperanza”. How to pronounce “esperanza” in Spanish: Example 1: I hope you feel better soon. Espero que pronto te sientas mejor. Example 2: I am hopeful that she will come back home. Tengo la esperanza de que ella regresará a casa. Example 3: Don’t lose your last […]

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Spanish word for Go

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The Spanish word for the verb “go” is “ir”. It changes depending on the conjugation. In the present tense these are the different forms for the verb “to go”: Yo voy, tú vas, él va, nosotros vamos, ustedes van, él va. How to pronounce “ir” in Spanish: Sounds like – eer Listen to the audio […]

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Spanish word for Color

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The Spanish word for the noun “color” is the same “color”. The pronunciation is different, emphasizing the last o (color). As a verb, the word is “colorear”. How to pronounce “color” in Spanish: Sounds like – co-lor Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Tnkntx Practice the Spanish translation for “color” using these sentences: […]

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Spanish word for Can

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The word “can” has two different meanings. As a noun, it means “lata” or “bote”. When used as a verb, “can” means “puede”. How to pronounce “puede” in Spanish: Sounds like – pooeh-deh Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Chapuisat Practice the Spanish translation for “can” using these sentences: Example 1: If you […]

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