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"Breed" is a noun which is often translated as "la raza", and "raise" is a noun which is often translated as "el aumento". Learn more about the difference between "breed" and "raise" below.
breed(
brid
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (class)
a. la raza
(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).
(animal)
What breed of sheep do you raise on this farm?¿Qué raza de ovejas se cría en esta granja?
b. la variedad
(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).
(plants)
We planted a drought resistant breed of grass.Sembramos una variedad de césped resistente a la sequía.
c. la especie
(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).
Rug weavers are a dying breed.Los tejedores de alfombras son una especie en extinción.
d. la estirpe
(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 cocker spaniel is heavier than most of his breed.Nuestro cocker spaniel es más pesado que la mayoría de su estirpe.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to raise animals)
a. criar
We breed Angus cattle on our ranch.Críamos ganado Angus en el rancho.
3. (to promote)
a. crear
Sheila spent her time breeding suspicion among her neighbors instead of building cooperation.Sheila pasaba su tiempo creando sospechas entre los vecinos en lugar de construir la cooperación.
b. engendrar
Ignorance breeds fear, and fear breeds hate.La ignorancia engendra temor, y el temor engendra odio.
4. (to raise people)
a. criar
Her father was born and bred in Russia.Su padre nació y se crió en Rusia.
b. producir
Our school has bred several champion athletes.Nuestra escuela ha producido varios atletas campeones.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to reproduce)
a. reproducirse
Rabbits breed quickly.Los conejos se reproducen rápidamente.
b. procrear
When a male donkey and a female horse breed, they produce a mule.Cuando un burro procrea con una yegua, producen una mula.
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raise(
reyz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (increase)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el aumento
(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 will only stay with this company if they give me a pay raise.Me quedaré en esta empresa solo si me dan un aumento de sueldo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to lift)
a. levantar
Please raise your hand if you have a question.Por favor, levanten la mano si tienen alguna pregunta.
b. elevar
The platform had been raised one meter above the ground.Habían elevado la plataforma un metro por encima del suelo.
3. (to augment)
a. aumentar
If they raise their prices once again, I'm going to stop shopping here.Si aumentan los precios otra vez, voy a dejar de comprar aquí.
b. subir
Raise the volume please, I can't hear the television.Sube el volumen por favor, no puedo oír la televisión.
4. (to collect)
a. recaudar
The foundation raised a substantial amount of money for cancer research.La fundación recaudó una cantidad considerable de dinero para la investigación del cáncer.
5. (to rear)
a. criar
After raising four children, they needed a break.Después de criar a cuatro niños, necesitaban un descanso.
6. (to bring up)
a. plantear
The new director raised many questions about the policies of the company.El director nuevo planteó muchas cuestiones en torno a la política de la empresa.
7. (to erect)
a. erigir
They are going to raise a statue to honor the hometown hero.Van a erigir una estatua en honor al héroe local.
8. (to cultivate)
a. cultivar
They raise a wide variety of produce to sell at the market.Cultivan una amplia variedad de productos para vender en el mercado.
9. (to improve)
a. aumentar
It has been proven that coffee raises your concentration levels.Se ha demostrado que el café aumenta el nivel de concentración.
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