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"Branding" is a form of "brand", a noun which is often translated as "la marca". "Beating" is a noun which is often translated as "la paliza". Learn more about the difference between "branding" and "beating" 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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beating(
bea
-
dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (assault)
a. la paliza
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The thugs gave him a beating for standing up for the woman at the bakery.Los matones le dieron una paliza por defender a la mujer en la panadería.
2. (defeat)
a. la paliza
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The beating the team received yesterday must have been embarrassing.La paliza que recibió el equipo ayer tiene que haber sido embarazosa.
3. (sound)
a. el repique
(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 beating of drums could be heard from the nearby cabildo.El repique de tambores se oía del cabildo cercano.
b. los latidos
(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).
(of the heart)
The doctor listened to the beating of the patient's heart with a stethoscope.La doctora escuchó los latidos del corazón del paciente con el estetoscopio.
4. (bettering)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Her score in the competition will take a lot of beating.La puntuación que obtuvo en la competencia será difícil de superar.
The brilliant young Russian gymnast's score will take some beating.La puntuación de la rusa joven prodigiosa será difícil de superar.
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