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"Bats" is a form of "bat", a noun which is often translated as "el murciélago". "Posts" is a form of "post", a noun which is often translated as "el poste". Learn more about the difference between "bats" and "posts" below.
bat(
baht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el murciélago
(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).
The bat is the only mammal capable of sustained flight.El murciélago es el único mamífero capaz de vuelo sostenido.
2. (sports)
a. el bate
(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).
(baseball, cricket)
The only things one needs to play baseball are a bat, a ball, and a glove.Todo lo que se necesita para jugar béisbol son un bate, una pelota y un guante.
b. la raqueta
(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).
You're not holding your ping-pong bat properly.No sujetas la raqueta de ping-pong correctamente.
c. la pala
(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).
How do I go about choosing the best table tennis bat for me?¿Cómo puedo decidir cuál es la mejor pala de ping-pong para mí?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to hit a ball)
a. batear
In an average baseball game, each player bats four times.En un partido de béisbol normal, cada jugador batea cuatro veces.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to hit)
a. darle a
The brothers were lazily batting the ball back and forth on the beach.Los hermanos le daban a la pelota perezosamente del uno al otro en la playa.
5. (to blink)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She was batting her eyelashes at me in an extremely flirtatious manner.Me estaba haciendo ojitos de la forma más insinuante.
Whatever you told him, he wouldn't bat an eye.Le dijeras lo que le dijeras, ni se inmutaba.
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post(
post
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pole)
a. el poste
(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 bought wooden posts to make a fence for our backyard.Compramos postes de madera para hacer una valla en nuestro patio trasero.
2. (job)
a. el puesto
(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).
You should apply for that post.Deberías solicitar ese puesto.
3. (mail) (United Kingdom)
a. el correo
(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).
There is no post in the post box.No hay correo en el buzón.
4. (military)
a. el puesto
(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).
There are approximately 5,000 soldiers in different posts across the country.Hay aproximadamente 5,000 soldados en diferentes puestos por todo el país.
5. (assigned place of employment)
a. el destino
(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).
He was excited about his new diplomatic post in a Caribbean country.Estaba entusiasmado con su nuevo destino diplomático en un país del Caribe.
6. (computing)
a. el mensaje
(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).
Have you seen my post on the forum?¿Has visto mi mensaje en el foro?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to announce)
a. publicar
The examination dates are posted on the bulletin board.Las fechas de los exámenes están publicadas en el tablón de anuncios.
8. (to send)
a. mandar
He was posted abroad.Lo mandaron al extranjero.
9. (to mail) (United Kingdom)
a. enviar
My aunt posted a parcel last week.Mi tía envió un paquete la semana pasada.
10. (finance)
a. registrar
The company posted strong results for the last fiscal year.La empresa registró un fuerte resultado respecto al último año fiscal.
11. (computing)
a. publicar
Don't post any personal information on your wall.No publiques información personal en tu muro.
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