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"Drugs" is a form of "drug", a noun which is often translated as "la droga". "Alcohol" is a noun which is often translated as "el alcohol". Learn more about the difference between "alcohol" and "drugs" below.
alcohol(
ahl
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kuh
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hal
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (chemistry)
a. el alcohol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Alcohols do not evaporate easily.Los alcoholes no se evaporan con facilidad.
2. (ethyl alcohol)
a. el alcohol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This car can use gas or alcohol as fuel.Este carro puede utilizar o gas o alcohol como combustible.
3. (beverage)
a. el alcohol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I don't drink alcohol during the day.No tomo alcohol durante el día.
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drug(
druhg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (narcotic)
a. la droga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I wish those teenagers weren't addicted to drugs.Desearía que esos adolescentes no fueran adictos a las drogas.
b. el narcótico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There are reports of drugs being sold in the street outside the junior high school.Hay denuncias de venta de narcóticos frente a la escuela secundaria.
2. (pharmacology)
a. la medicina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The doctor prescribed some drugs for my constant headache.El doctor me recetó unas medicinas para mi continuo dolor de cabeza.
b. el medicamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This is a very expensive drug.Este es un medicamento muy caro.
c. el fármaco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This company develops many new drugs.Esta compañía desarrolla muchos fármacos nuevos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to give drugs)
a. drogar
Someone drugged her to make her lose consciousness.Alguien la drogó para que perdiera el conocimiento.
4. (to add drugs)
a. echar droga
The kidnappers drugged his tea and grabbed him as he fainted outside the restaurant.Los secuestradores echaron droga en su té y lo capturaron cuando se desmayó al salir del restaurante.
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