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"Bald" is an adjective which is often translated as "calvo", and "bold" is an adjective which is often translated as "audaz". Learn more about the difference between "bald" and "bold" below.
bald(
bald
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (without hair)
a. calvo
The truth is that he's bald, but wears a toupée.La verdad es que es calvo, pero lleva un peluquín.
b. pelado
He's only 20 years old and he's almost bald!¡Solo tiene 20 años y es casi pelado!
c. pelón
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
If I were bald, I would always wear a hat.Si yo fuera pelón, me pondría un sombrero siempre.
2. (without tread)
a. desgastado
It's very dangerous to drive with bald tires on wet roads.Es muy peligroso conducir con llantas desgastadas en carreteras mojadas.
3. (blunt)
a. directo (figurative)
The president made several bald statements about the state of the organization.La presidenta hizo varias declaraciones directas sobre el estado de la organización.
b. llano (figurative)
The bald truth is that we have no money left.La llana verdad es que no nos queda dinero.
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bold(
bold
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (daring)
a. audaz
The bold explorer has climbed all of the Seven Summits.El audaz explorador ha escalado cada una de las Siete Cumbres.
b. atrevido
The bold knight didn't hesitate to take on the ferocious dragon.El caballero atrevido no dudó en enfrentarse al dragón feroz.
2. (forward)
a. atrevido
He was too bold in speaking to his boss, and he was fired.Él fue demasiado atrevido al hablarle a su jefe, y lo despidieron.
b. descarado
To interrupt the president when he's speaking is very bold.Interrumpir al presidente cuando está hablando es muy descarado.
3. (color, pattern)
a. llamativo
She always dresses in such bold patterns.Siempre se viste con estampados tan llamativos.
b. vivo
I love that painting with the bold colors and broad brushstrokes.Me encanta esa pintura con los colores vivos y las pinceladas amplias.
4. (in dark font)
a. negrita
It's much easier to read the bold lettering on the screen.Es mucho más fácil leer la letra negrita en la pantalla.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (dark font)
a. la negrita
(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).
Could you put the important words in bold, please?¿Podría poner las palabras importantes en negrita por favor?
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