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"Best friend" is a noun which is often translated as "el mejor amigo", and "partner" is a noun which is often translated as "el socio". Learn more about the difference between "best friend" and "partner" below.
best friend(
behst
 
frehnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el mejor amigo
(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).
, la mejor amiga
(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).
I've known my best friend since I was three years old.He conocido a mi mejor amigo desde que tenía tres años.
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partner(
part
-
nuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (business)
a. el socio
(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).
, la socia
(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).
My partner and I started this business 20 years ago.Mi socio y yo montamos este negocio hace 20 años.
2. (intimate relationship)
a. la pareja
(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).
My partner and I are considering buying a house together.Mi pareja y yo estamos pensando en comprar una casa juntos.
3. (work)
a. el compañero
(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).
, la compañera
(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).
I already gave all of this information to your partner, officer Davis.Ya le di toda esta información a su compañero, el oficial Davis.
4. (sports or dancing)
a. la pareja
(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).
I enjoy dancing with a variety of partners.Me gusta tener distintas parejas de baile.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to join with)
a. formar pareja con
You have to partner with the person next to you.Tienes que formar pareja con la persona que está a tu lado.
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