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"Brand" is a noun which is often translated as "la marca", and "make" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "hacer". Learn more about the difference between "brand" and "make" below.
brand(
brahnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (commerce)
a. la marca
(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 spent a year defining our brand before launching it to the public.Tardamos un año en definir nuestra marca antes de lanzarla al público.
2. (style)
a. el tipo
(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 are seeing a new brand of harrassment among adolescent girls.Estamos viendo un nuevo tipo de acoso entre las niñas adolescentes.
b. el estilo
(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).
Even though they were twins, they each had her own brand of dressing.Aunque eran gemelas, cada una tenía su propio estilo de vestir.
3. (identification)
a. la marca
(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).
This cow is stolen. This brand is from a different ranch.Esta vaca es robada. Esta marca es de otro rancho.
b. el hierro
(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).
Our cattle have our ranch's brand.Nuestro ganado tiene el hierro de nuestro rancho.
4. (branding iron)
a. el hierro de marcar
(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).
Heat the brand until it's red hot.Calienta el hierro de marcar hasta que esté al rojo vivo.
b. el hierro
(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).
Be sure you're wearing the proper protective gear when you handle the brand.Asegúrate de llevar el equipo de protección adecuado cuando manejes el hierro.
5.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(torch)
a. la tea
(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 spent a romantic evening on the beach under the light of the brands.Pasamos una noche romántica en la playa bajo la luz de las teas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to leave a mark)
a. marcar
The cowboy branded the horse about ten days after receiving it.El vaquero marcó el caballo unos diez días después de recibirlo.
b. grabar
The trauma of the earthquake was branded on my memory.El trauma del terremoto se grabó en mi memoria.
c. marcar con hierro (agriculture)
Get plenty of sleep, because tomorrow we are going to brand 500 head of cattle.Duerme mucho porque mañana vamos a marcar 500 cabezas de ganado con hierro.
7. (to label)
a. tildar
The fans branded him a failure after his first professional match.Los aficionados lo tildaron de fracasado después de su primer partido profesional.
b. tachar
She was branded a Nazi for her far right opinons.Fue tachada de nazi por sus opiniones ultraderechistas.
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make(
meyk
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to produce)
a. hacer
I want to learn to make furniture.Quiero aprender a hacer muebles.
b. preparar
I'm going to make a wonderful dinner.Voy a preparar una cena fantástica.
2. (to cause)
a. crear
Your sister makes problems wherever she goes.Tu hermana crea problemas vaya adonde vaya.
3. (to compel)
a. hacer
My mother made me clean my room.Mi madre me hizo limpiar la habitación.
4. (to cause to be)
a. hacer
The movie made me sad.La película me hizo sentirme triste.
5. (to reach)
a. llegar a
If we hurry, we can make it to the movie on time.Si nos apuramos, podemos llegar a tiempo a la película.
6. (to perform)
a. hacer
I have just made the payment for the invoice.Acabo de hacer el pago de la factura.
b. efectuar
The bank teller informed me that the payment will be made immediately.El cajero del banco me informó que el pago se efectuará de inmediato.
7. (to be or become)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A stick can make a pretty good baseball bat.Un palo puede actuar como un bate de béisbol.
You are going to make great parents one day.Un día serán padres magníficos.
8. (to earn)
a. ganar
With the money I'll make working during the summer, I will pay my college tuition.Con el dinero que ganaré trabajando durante el verano, me pagaré la matrícula de la universidad.
9. (to carry out)
a. cometer
Everyone makes mistakes every now and then, but you have to learn from them.Todo el mundo comete errores de vez en cuando, pero tienes que aprender de ellos.
b. tomar
The owner of the company made the decision to give everyone a raise.El dueño de la empresa tomó la decisión de darles a todos un aumento de salario.
10. (to make successful)
a. consagrar
I think this is the song that will make you.Creo que esta es la canción que te consagrará.
b. asegurar el futuro de
You'll see - this app is going to make me.Ya verás que esta app me va a asegurar el futuro.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
11. (to act)
a. hacer
My ex-girlfriend made as if she didn't notice me when I waved to her.Mi exnovia hizo como si no me hubiera visto cuando la saludé con la mano.
12. (to proceed)
a. dirigirse
In case of a fire, keep calm, and make for the nearest exit.En caso de incendio, mantengan la calma y diríjanse a la salida más cercana.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
13. (brand)
a. la marca
(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).
What is the make and model of the vehicle?¿Cuál es la marca y el modelo del vehículo?
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