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"Bottom" is a noun which is often translated as "el fondo", and "right" is an adjective which is often translated as "correcto". Learn more about the difference between "bottom" and "right" below.
bottom(
ba
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duhm
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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. (lowest part)
a. el fondo
(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).
The black socks are at the bottom of the drawer.Los calcetines negros están en el fondo del cajón.
b. el pie
(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).
There is a bathroom at the bottom of the stairs.Hay un baño al pie de la escalera.
c. el final
(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 found my name at the bottom of the list.Encontré mi nombre al final de la lista.
2. (deepest part)
a. el fondo
(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).
The rock will sink to the bottom of the pond.La piedra se hundirá al fondo del estanque.
3. (underside)
a. la parte de abajo
(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).
There's a power button on the bottom of the machine.Hay un botón de encendido en la parte de abajo de la máquina.
b. la suela
(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).
There's gum on the bottom of your shoe.Hay chicle en la suela de tu zapato.
c. el casco
(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).
The ship is in dry dock to clean the barnacles off the bottom.El buque está en el dique seco para eliminar los percebes del casco.
d. el fondo
(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).
We stuck a camera to the bottom of the boat so we could see the sea life in the harbor.Pegamos una cámara al fondo del barco para poder observar la vida marina en el puerto.
4. (of a hierarchy)
a. el último
(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 última
(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 may not be in first place, but at least he's not at the bottom.A lo mejor no está en primer lugar, pero por lo menos no es el último.
b. el peor
(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 peor
(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).
Marco was the bottom of his class in fifth grade.Marco fue el peor de su clase en quinto grado.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(buttocks)
a. el trasero
(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).
Esteban's bottom hurt after his fall.A Esteban le dolía el trasero después de su caída.
b. el culo
(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).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My bottom's wet after sitting on the grass.Tengo el culo mojado por sentarme en el césped.
6. (sports)
a. el final
(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).
(baseball)
The bases are loaded at the bottom of the ninth and the score is tied.Las bases están llenas al final de la novena y el marcador está empatado.
b. la parte baja
(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).
(baseball)
They have a four to two lead at the bottom of the eighth inning.Tienen una ventaja de cuatro a dos en la parte baja de la octava entrada.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
7. (lowest)
a. inferior
The bottom pane displays your progress.El panel inferior muestra tu progreso.
b. más abajo
Our seats are in the bottom row of the theater.Nuestros asientos están en la fila de más abajo del teatro.
c. de abajo
The magician pulled the bottom card from the deck.El mago sacó la carta de abajo de la baraja.
d. primero
There is a rag hanging on the bottom rung.Hay un trapo tendido en el primer peldaño.
e. más bajo
I can't go any lower. That's my bottom offer.No puedo bajar más. Es la oferta más baja.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (to reach the lowest point; often used with "out")
a. tocar fondo
The economic crisis bottomed out in 2019. In April of that year, the economy began its slow recovery.La crisis económica tocó fondo en 2019. En abril de ese año, la economía inició su lenta recuperación.
bottoms
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
9. (clothing)
a. el pantalón
(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'm going to stay home in my pajama bottoms and a T-shirt all day.Voy a quedarme en casa en pantalón de pijama y camiseta todo el día.
b. la parte de abajo
(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).
Susana's bikini bottoms are full of sand from her day at the beach.La parte de abajo del biquini de Susana está llena de arena después de pasar el día en la playa.
c. el bajo
(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).
What size hem would you like on the bottoms of your pants?¿Qué tamaño de dobladillo te gustaría en el bajo del pantalón?
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right(
rayt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (correct)
a. correcto
Who has the right answer for the next question?¿Quién tiene la respuesta correcta de la siguiente pregunta?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Are you sure this is the right street?¿Estás seguro que esta es la calle?
You’re right; the dinner is at 6 pm.Tienes razón; la cena es a las 6 pm.
2. (opposite of left)
a. derecho
Put the spoons on the right side of the table.Coloca las cucharas al lado derecho de la mesa.
3. (morally good)
a. justo
It's not right to treat animals like that.No es justo tratar así a los animales.
4. (suitable)
a. adecuado
It took a long time to find the right outfit for the occasion.Llevó bastante tiempo encontrar el conjunto adecuado para la ocasión.
b. apropiado
That movie is not right for a children’s party.Esa película no es apropiada para una fiesta infantil.
5. (in order)
a. bien
It is really hard when things are not right at work.Es muy duro cuando las cosas no van bien en el trabajo.
6. (complete) (United Kingdom)
a. verdadero
I'm a right disaster in the kitchen.Soy un verdadero desastre en la cocina.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
7. (correctly)
a. correctamente
You have to answer right if you want a good grade.Tienes que contestar correctamente si quieres una buena calificación.
b. bien
You're not doing it right!¡No lo estás haciendo bien!
8. (immediately)
a. justo
Eating right before you go to bed is not advisable.No es aconsejable comer justo antes de acostarse.
9. (completely)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Keep going right to the end of the road and you will reach the house.Sigue hasta el final de la calle y llegarás a la casa.
The bullet went right through his arm.La bala le atravesó el brazo.
10. (directly)
a. justo
The ball landed right in the middle of the green.La pelota cayó justo en el medio del green.
b. directamente
Go right to the store and don’t talk to anyone.Ve directamente a la tienda y no hables con nadie.
11. (properly)
a. adecuadamente
He dresses right for every occasion.Viste adecuadamente para cada ocasión.
12. (towards the right-hand side)
a. a la derecha
She looked right and then left before jumping off the boat.Miró a la derecha y a la izquierda antes de saltar del barco.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
13. (moral goodness)
a. el bien
(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 can't tell right from wrong.No distingue el bien del mal.
14. (prerogative)
a. el derecho
(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).
You have the right to remain silent.Tiene derecho a guardar silencio.
15. (opposite of left)
a. la derecha
(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).
Make a right after the gas station.Dobla a la derecha después de la gasolinera.
16. (politics)
a. la derecha
(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 favors the policies of the right.Ella está a favor de las políticas de la derecha.
17. (boxing)
a. el derechazo
(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).
That right really knocked him out.Con ese derechazo lo noqueó de verdad.
b. el derecha
(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).
That boxer has a deadly right.Ese boxeador tiene una derecha letal.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
18. (to put straight)
a. enderezar
He righted the crooked painting.Enderezó el cuadro chueco.
19. (to stand upright)
a. ponerse derecho
She righted herself with difficulty.Se puso derecha con dificultad.
20. (to correct)
a. arreglar
She righted her life with the help of her family.Arregló su vida con el apoyo de su familia.
b. corregir
Please right all the mistakes you made.Por favor corrige todos los errores que cometiste.
21. (to redress)
a. reparar
You can’t begin to right the damage until you recognize the truth.No puedes reparar el daño hasta que reconozcas la verdad.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
22. (okay)
a. bueno
Time to go to the beach. - Right!Hora de ir a la playa. - ¡Bueno!
rights
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
23. (legal)
a. los derechos
(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 have rights as a citizen of this country.Tengo derechos como ciudadana de este país.
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