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"Perks" is a form of "perk", a noun which is often translated as "el beneficio". "Bonus" is a noun which is often translated as "el plus". Learn more about the difference between "bonus" and "perks" below.
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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. (extra payment)
a. el plus
(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).
I was the only person in my department to earn a bonus at the end of the year.Fui la única persona de mi departamento que ganó un plus al final del año.
b. la prima
(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).
If you hit your sales goal for eight consecutive weeks, the company gives you a $500 bonus.Si logras tu meta de ventas durante ocho semanas consecutivas, la compañía te regala una prima de $500.
c. la bonificación
(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 company laid off hundreds of employees and gave the CEO a bonus.La empresa despidió a cientos de empleados y le dio una bonificación al director ejecutivo.
2. (advantage)
a. la ventaja
(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).
We like the house, and having a heating system is a bonus, too.Nos gusta la casa, y el hecho de que tenga calefacción también es una ventaja.
3. (insurance compensation) (United Kingdom)
a. la gratificación
(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 insurance premiums are pooled into a fund that pays bonuses to policyholders.Las primas de los seguros se invierten en un fondo común que paga gratificaciones a los asegurados.
4. (finance) (United Kingdom)
a. el dividendo adicional
(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).
Shareholders shall receive their bonus at the end of the year.Los accionistas recibirán el dividendo adicional a fin de año.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (additional)
a. extra
When you buy a new car or truck, we'll throw in a bonus set of tires.Cuando compres un carro o camioneta nuevo, te daremos un juego extra de neumáticos.
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perk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(perquisite)
a. el beneficio
(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).
Companies were not allowed to raise wages, so they attracted employees with perks.Las empresas no tenían permiso para subir los salarios, por lo que atrajeron a los empleados con beneficios.
b. la ventaja
(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).
One of the perks of working for the airline is I can travel anywhere in the world for free.Una de las ventajas de trabajar para la aerolínea es que puedo viajar a cualquier parte del mundo gratis.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to enliven; used with "up")
a. animar
Carolina perked everyone up with her magic tricks.Carolina animó a todos con sus trucos de magia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to improve; used with "up")
a. reanimarse
Maria perked up thanks to the nice weather today.María se reanimó gracias al buen clima de hoy.
b. mejorar
Sales perked up in November when people started buying Christmas presents.Las ventas mejoraron en noviembre cuando la gente empezó a comprar los regalos navideños.
4. (to percolate)
a. filtrarse
The coffe is perking. The sun is rising. It's going to be a great day.El café se está filtrando. El sol se está levantando. Va a ser un día excelente.
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