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"Blatant" is an adjective which is often translated as "descarado", and "obvious" is an adjective which is often translated as "obvio". Learn more about the difference between "blatant" and "obvious" below.
blatant(
bley
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dihnt
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (shameless)
a. descarado
The teacher punished Wendy for her blatant disrespect.La maestra castigó a Wendy por su descarada falta de respeto.
2. (obvious)
a. flagrante
Frankie's mother knew that he was telling a blatant lie about where he had been.La madre de Frankie sabía que decía una mentira flagrante sobre dónde había estado.
3. (unashamed)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The presidential candidate was shockingly blatant about his radical agenda.El candidato para presidente no disimulaba en absoluto su programa político radical.
The shop owner couldn't believe how blatant the kid was about stealing.El tendero no podía creer cómo robaba el chico así sin ningún disimulo.
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obvious(
ab
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vi
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ihs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (clear)
a. obvio
It is obvious that you don't care at all about my feelings.Es obvio que no te importan para nada mis sentimientos.
b. claro
With his years of experience, he has an obvious advantage in this contest.Con sus años de experiencia, tiene una clara ventaja en este concurso.
c. evidente
With the hurricane coming this way, we are all in obvious danger.Con el huracán que se aproxima, estamos todos en evidente peligro.
d. patente
They made it obvious that they had been fighting.Hicieron muy patente el hecho que habían estado peleando.
e. lógico
The obvious solution is to build the tower closer to the highway.La solución lógica es construir la torre más cerca de la carretera.
f.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It was obvious to us that there was no chance of winning the case.Nos dimos cuenta de que no había ninguna posibilidad de ganar el caso.
It was perfectly obvious that she was not at all willing to help us.No cabía ni la menor duda de que no estaba para nada dispuesta a ayudarnos.
2. (unsubtle)
a. evidente
His speech was an obvious ploy to get support from the opposition.Su discurso fue un evidente ardid para conseguir el apoyo de la oposición.
b. obvio
Mirella is able to attract the attention of potential customers in the store with her obvious charms.Mirella puede atraer la atención de los clientes potenciales en la tienda con sus obvios encantos.
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