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"Bargain" is a noun which is often translated as "la ganga", and "sale" is a noun which is often translated as "la rebaja". Learn more about the difference between "bargain" and "sale" below.
bargain(
bar
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gihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cheap purchase)
a. la ganga
(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).
These shoes were a real bargain.Estos zapatos fueron una verdadera ganga.
b. el chollo
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Your earrings only cost three euros? What a bargain!¿Los pendientes solo te costaron tres euros? ¡Qué chollo!
c. la pichincha
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Southern Cone)
This air conditioner is a bargain at only $70.Este acondicionador de aire es una pichincha por tan solo $70.
2. (agreement)
a. el trato
(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).
We made a bargain to take turns cleaning up after the dogs.Hicimos un trato de tomar turnos para recoger tras los perros.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (discounted)
a. de oferta
With seven children, all she can afford are bargain shoes.Con siete hijos, solo puede permitirse zapatos de oferta.
b. de ofertas
Can you believe I found this beautiful tie in the bargain bin?¿Te puedes creer que encontré esta linda corbata en la cesta de ofertas?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to negotiate)
a. negociar
We've been bargaining for over two months and there is still no end in sight.Llevamos más de dos meses negociando y todavía no se ve el final.
5. (to haggle)
a. regatear
The woman bargained with the butcher until he gave her a discount.La mujer regateó con el carnicero hasta que le dio un descuento.
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sale(
seyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lowering of prices)
a. la rebaja
(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).
(frequently used in plural)
It's almost time for the November sales.Ya vienen las rebajas de noviembre.
b. la barata
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The cheese store has its annual sale in August.La tienda de quesos tiene su barata anual en agosto.
2. (act of selling)
a. la venta
(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).
The sale of drugs is strictly prohibited.La venta de drogas está estrictamente prohibida.
3. (event)
a. la venta
(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).
We're having a garage sale to get rid of our old furniture.Vamos a tener una venta de garaje para salirnos de muebles viejos.
b. la feria
(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).
There's going to be a bake sale in the park tomorrow.Mañana en el parque habrá una feria de repostería.
4. (transaction)
a. la venta
(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).
We broke the record today at 150 total sales!¡Rompimos el récord hoy con 150 ventas en total!
sales
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (department)
a. las ventas
(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).
Have you ever worked in Sales or Marketing?¿Alguna vez has trabajado en ventas o marketing?
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