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"Bests" is a form of "best", an adjective which is often translated as "mejor". "One of the best" is a phrase which is often translated as "uno de los mejores". Learn more about the difference between "bests" and "one of the best" below.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (superlative of "good")
a. mejor
My mom is the best cook in the world.Mi mamá es la mejor cocinera del mundo.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (superlative of "well")
a. mejor
I fixed it as best as I could.Lo arreglé lo mejor que pude.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (most superior thing)
a. lo mejor
You deserve the best, and you'll get it.Te mereces lo mejor y lo tendrás.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to win)
a. superar
He was bested by his teammate.Lo superó su compañero de equipo.
b. vencer
You will best your opponent in the competition.Vencerás a tu adversario en la competición.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. uno de los mejores (masculine; masculine or mixed-gender group)
Michael Jordan is one of the best basketball players of all time.Michael Jordan es uno de los mejores jugadores de baloncesto de todos los tiempos.
b. una de las mejores (feminine; feminine group)
That is one of the best songs on the album.Esa es una de las mejores canciones del album.
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