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"Build" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "construir", and "expertise" is a noun which is often translated as "la pericia". Learn more about the difference between "build" and "expertise" below.
build(
bihld
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make)
a. construir
He built his first invention when he was eight.Construyó su primer invento cuando tenía ocho años.
b. fabricar
I would like to build my own furniture.Me gustaría fabricar mis propios muebles.
c. edificar
My grandparents built a house in a valley in Montana.Mis abuelos edificaron una casa en un valle en Montana.
2. (to establish)
a. levantar (company)
My grandfather built his company from scratch.Mi abuelo levantó su empresa desde cero.
b. establecer (relationship)
My parents built their relationship on mutual respect and honesty.Mis padres establecieron su relación a base de respeto y honestidad mutua.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to put up buildings)
a. edificar
We should avoid building in environmentally sensitive areas.Hay que evitar edificar en zonas ambientalmente sensibles.
4. (to increase)
a. aumentar
If the pressure keeps building, the pipe will explode.Si la presión sigue aumentando, la tubería explotará.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (physique)
a. la constitución
(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 is an attractive man of thin build.Mi hermano es un hombre atractivo de constitución delgada.
b. el físico
(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).
Weightlifters have very imposing builds.Los levantadores de pesas tienen físicos imponentes.
c. la complexión
(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).
People always tell me that I have the build of a runner.La gente siempre me dice que tengo la complexión de un corredor.
6. (computing)
a. la versión
(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 deployed the latest build of the program this morning.Implementamos la última versión del programa esta mañana.
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expertise(
ehks
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puhr
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tiz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (expert skills)
a. la pericia
(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 need lots of training if you want to develop your expertise as a soccer player.Necesitas mucho entrenamiento si quieres desarrollar tu pericia como futbolista.
b. la experiencia
(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).
His technological expertise qualifies him to lead this project.Su experiencia en tecnología lo cualifica para liderar este proyecto.
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