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"Building" is a noun which is often translated as "el edificio", and "doing" is a noun which is often translated as "la realización". Learn more about the difference between "building" and "doing" below.
building(
bihl
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dihng
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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. (structure)
a. el edificio
(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).
It's an impressive building, with 94 levels and a location in the center of the city.Es un edificio impresionante, con 94 pisos y una ubicación en el centro de la ciudad.
b. la construcción
(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).
That new building is a costly monstrosity.Esa construcción nueva es una monstruosidad costosa.
2. (act of building)
a. la construcción
(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).
The building of the new library is going to take four months.La construcción de la nueva biblioteca va a tomar cuatro meses.
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doing(
du
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ihng
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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. (action)
a. la realización
(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).
I enjoy planning a vacation, but I enjoy the doing of the vacation even more.Disfruto de planear unas vacaciones, pero disfruto la realización de las vacaciones aún más.
b. la desempeño
(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).
It is going to take some doing for her to win the election now.Se va a necesitar algo de desempeño para que gane las elecciones ahora.
2. (result of an action)
a. la obra
(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).
Who made this mess? Was this Sean's doing?¿Quién hizo este desorden ? ¿Fue obra de Sean?
doings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (activities)
a. las actividades
(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).
Are you relaxing on your vacation in Paris? - Well, I'm not relaxing, but I am having a good time with all kinds of doings.¿Te estás relajando en tus vacaciones en París? - Bueno, no estoy descansando, pero me estoy divirtiendo con todo tipo de actividades.
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