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"Basically" is an adverb which is often translated as "básicamente", and "and" is a conjunction which is often translated as "y". Learn more about the difference between "basically" and "and" below.
basically(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (essentially)
a. básicamente
Basically, he is looking for any excuse to be with you all the time.Básicamente, está buscando cualquier excusa para estar contigo todo el tiempo.
b. fundamentalmente
I didn't include you on the team because you're basically still a rookie.No te incluí en el equipo porque eres fundamentalmente un novato.
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and(
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (general)
a. y
I'm going to the beach with my sister and my brother.Voy a la playa con mi hermana y mi hermano.
b. e (before -i or -hi)
Maria and Isabelle had lunch together last week.María e Isabelle almorzaron juntas la semana pasada.
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