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"Be used to" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "estar acostumbrado a", and "gerund" is a noun which is often translated as "el gerundio". Learn more about the difference between "be used to" and "gerund" below.
be used to(
bi
 
yust
 
tu
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (indicating familiarity)
a. estar acostumbrado a
I am used to a lot of noise because I live next to the train tracks.Estoy acostumbrado a mucho ruido porque vivo al lado de los raíles del tren.
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gerund(
jeh
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ruhnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el gerundio
(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).
In English, you can turn a verb into a gerund by adding -ing.En inglés, se puede convertir un verbo en un gerundio por añadir -ing.
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