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"Book" is a noun which is often translated as "el libro", and "reserve" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "reservar". Learn more about the difference between "book" and "reserve" below.
book(
book
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (printed work)
a. el libro
(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).
He's the author of my favorite book.Es el autor de mi libro favorito.
2. (phone directory)
a. la guía
(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 don't know his number, but you can look it up in the book.No me sé su número, pero lo puedes buscar en la guía.
3. (related to betting)
a. la apuesta
(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).
How many books did you record today?¿Cuántas apuestas anotaste hoy?
4. (music)
a. el libreto
(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).
This opera's book is based on a controversial play.El libreto de esta ópera está basado en una obra controvertida.
5. (set)
a. la libreta
(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).
(coupons)
She took out her book and looked for a coupon for milk.Sacó su libreta y buscó un cupón para la leche.
b. el librito
(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).
(stamps)
I'd like to buy some stamps. - A book or a sheet?Me gustaría comprar unas estampillas. - ¿Un librito o una hoja?
c. el talonario
(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).
(tickets)
He opened his book and tore off two tickets.Abrió su talonario y arrancó dos boletos.
d. la caja
(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).
(matches)
Do you have any matches? - There's a book on the table.¿Tienes cerillos? - Hay una caja en la mesa.
e. el muestrario
(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).
(samples)
I found a fabric almost identical to the color on these chairs in the book.Encontré una tela casi idéntica al color de esas sillas en el muestrario.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to reserve)
a. reservar
Do I need to book my flight in advance?¿Tengo que reservar mi vuelo con antelación?
7. (to hire)
a. contratar
Have you booked a professional wedding photographer?¿Has contratado a un fotógrafo profesional de bodas?
8. (to charge)
a. multar
He was booked for urinating in the street.Lo multaron por orinar en la calle.
b. fichar
The policeman booked him for speeding.El policía lo fichó por rebasar el límite de velocidad.
9. (sports) (United Kingdom)
a. amonestar
The player was booked for fouling another player.El jugador fue amonestado por darle una barrida a otro jugador.
books
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
10. (finance)
a. las cuentas
(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 need to finish the books before Monday.Tengo que terminar las cuentas antes del lunes.
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reserve(
rih
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zuhrv
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to book)
a. reservar
I called the library to reserve a book before somebody else took it out.Llamé a la biblioteca para reservar un libro antes de que alguien más lo sacara.
2. (to retain)
a. reservarse
I know that you asked me for advice, but I have to reserve my judgment in this situation.Sé que me pediste consejo, pero voy a reservarme mi opinión en este asunto.
b. aplazar
The judge reserved the criminal's sentence pending an appeal from his attorney.El juez aplazó la sentencia del criminal a la espera de una apelación de su abogado.
3. (to set aside)
a. reservar
We're reserving these ancho chillis for the mole.Estamos reservando estos chiles anchos para el mole.
b. guardar
Maite prefers to reserve this frying pan for making omelettes.Maite prefiere guardar este sartén para hacer omelets.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (supply)
a. la reserva
(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).
Our family has a food reserve in the basement in case of emergency.Nuestra familia tiene una reserva de comida en el sótano en caso de emergencia.
5. (military)
a. la reserva
(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 brother joined the reserve, so he is not required for active duty right now.Mi hermano se alistó en la reserva, así que ahora no lo necesitan en activo.
6. (protected land)
a. la reserva
(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 government built a reserve to protect the area's wildlife.El gobierno construyó una reserva para proteger la flora y fauna del área.
b. la reserva natural
(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).
Tourists flock from all over the world to see the reserve's vast diversity of wildlife.Acuden turistas de todo el mundo para ver la diversidad de fauna en la reserva natural.
c. el coto
(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).
(for hunting)
It is illegal to hunt here. You should go to a reserve.Es ilegal cazar aquí. Deberías ir a un coto.
d. el coto de caza
(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).
(for hunting)
The reserve is inhabited by bighorn sheep, a major attraction for big game hunters.Hay borregos cimarrones en el coto de caza, lo cual es una gran atracción para los grandes cazadores.
7. (reticence)
a. la reserva
(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).
He doesn't talk much because he carries himself with reserve, not because he is a misanthrope.No habla mucho porque se comporta con mucha reserva, no porque sea un misántropo.
b. la cautela
(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).
She acted with so much reserve that we couldn't tell that she was upset.Actuaba con tanta cautela que no podíamos saber que estaba molesta.
8. (sports) (United Kingdom)
a. el reserva
(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 reserva
(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).
You didn't see his name on the roster because he is a reserve.No viste su nombre en la lista porque es un reserva.
b. el suplente
(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 suplente
(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).
They brought out their reserve, because the goalkeeper sprained her ankle.Sacaron a su suplente, porque la portera se torció el tobillo.
reserves
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
9. (military)
a. las reservas
(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).
Members of the reserves must complete the same basic training as full-time members.Los miembros de las reservas tienen que completar el mismo entrenamiento básico que los miembros de tiempo completo.
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