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"Blend" is a noun which is often translated as "la mezcla", and "mingle" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "mezclar". Learn more about the difference between "blend" and "mingle" below.
blend(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mixture)
a. la mezcla
(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).
The blend of red and blue creates purple.La mezcla de rojo y azul hace morado.
b. la combinación
(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 love the blend of cultures that this cosmopolitan city offers.Me encanta la combinación de culturas que ofrece esta ciudad cosmopolita.
2. (grammar)
a. el compuesto
(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).
"Smog" is an ingenious blend of the words "smoke" and "fog.""Smog" es un ingenioso compuesto formado por las palabras "smoke" y "fog".
b. la palabra compuesta
(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).
Blends are a combination of parts of two or more words.Las palabras compuestas son una combinación de partes de dos o más palabras.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to mix)
a. mezclar
Can you please blend the pasta ingredients?¿Podrías mezclar los ingredientes de la pasta?
b. combinar
I want to blend art and science in my blog entries.Quiero combinar arte y ciencia en las entradas de mi blog.
4. (to mix in blender)
a. licuar
Blend the ingredients for one minute until smooth.Licúa los ingredientes por un minuto hasta que estén homogéneos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to harmonize)
a. armonizar
The house's facade blends well with the city's environment.La fachada de la casa armoniza bien con el ambiente de la ciudad.
6. (to merge)
a. fundirse
I love the way colors blend into one another in the painting.Me encanta el modo en que los colores se funden en el cuadro.
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mingle
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to mix)
a. mezclar
Toni managed to mingle grief with hope in her eulogy for her husband.Toni logró mezclar el dolor con la esperanza en su elogio a su marido.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to become indistinguishable)
a. confundirse
The sounds from the orchestra instruments mingle together to create a harmonious whole.Los sonidos de los instrumentos de la orquesta se confunden para crear un todo armónico.
b. mezclarse
We're concerned that the potable water may have mingled with the treated water.Nos preocupa que el agua potable pueda haberse mezclado con el agua tratada.
3. (to intermix)
a. mezclarse
Nick is single and looking forward to mingling at tonight's party.Nick es soltero y tiene ganas de mezclarse en la fiesta de esta noche.
b. alternar
Journalists and celebrities mingle with politicians at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.Periodistas y celebridades alternan con políticos en la cena de corresponsales de la Casa Blanca.
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