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"Bundles" is a form of "bundle", a noun which is often translated as "el bulto". "Portfolios" is a form of "portfolio", a noun which is often translated as "la cartera". Learn more about the difference between "bundles" and "portfolios" below.
bundle(
buhn
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duhl
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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. (collection of items)
a. el bulto
(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).
He arrived in New York with nothing but his grandfather's watch and a bundle of clothes.Llegó a Nueva York con nada más que el reloj de su abuelo y un bulto de ropa.
b. el lío
(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).
She stuffed a bundle of laundry into the washing machine.Metió un lío de ropa sucia en la lavadora.
c. el fardo
(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).
My mother left for San Francisco with a bundle of clothes on her shoulder.Mi madre partió para San Francisco con un fardo de ropa colgado del hombro.
d. el haz
(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).
(sticks or straw)
The farmer spread out a bundle of straw for the cow to lie down on.El granjero esparció una haz de paja para que se acostara la vaca.
e. el fajo
(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).
(paper money)
He plopped a bundle of cash on the counter and said, "Will that be enough?"Aventó un fajo de dinero al mostrador y dijo, "¿Será eso suficiente?"
f. el manojo
(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 lawyer arrived late to court with a bundle of jumbled papers.El abogado llegó tarde al tribunal con un manojo de papeles desordenados.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(large amount of money)
a. el dineral
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
If you work hard here, you have the potential to make a bundle.Si trabajas mucho aquí, tienes la posibilidad de ganar un dineral.
b. la millonada
(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)
That mansion must have cost them a bundle.Esa mansión les debió haber costado una millonada.
c. el pastón
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Look at that fancy car he drives. He must have paid a bundle for it.Mira ese coche de lujo que conduce. Ha de haber pagado un pastón por él.
d. la lanota
(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)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
You must have spent a bundle on that TV, dude.Has de haber pagado una lanota por esa tele, güey.
e. el platal
(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).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
With the bundle Nina inherited, she can buy anything she wants.Con el platal que Nina heredó, puede comprarse lo que quiera.
3. (commerce)
a. el paquete
(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).
You can buy the software as a bundle and save money on each individual item.Puedes comprar el software como paquete y ahorrar dinero en cada artículo.
4. (used to express enjoyment) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My cousin really goes a bundle on Justin Bieber.A mi prima le fascina Justin Bieber.
She doesn't go a bundle on punk music, so I went to the concert with my mates.No le vuelve loca la música punk, así que fui al concierto con mis amigos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to pack together)
a. atar
We bundled all our possessions in a sheet and fled in the night.Atamos todas nuestras pertenencias en una sábana y huimos en la oscuridad de la noche.
b. liar
Bundle all the clothes in the attic and put them in a bag.Lía toda la ropa que está en el ático y ponla en una bolsa.
6.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to shove)
a. despachar
Our mother used to bundle us off to school before going to work her job at the factory.Nuestra madre nos despachaba a la escuela antes de ir a trabajar a la fábrica.
b. meter a empujones
The police bundled the criminal into the back of the squad car.La policía metió a empujones al criminal en la patrulla.
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portfolio(
pawrt
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fo
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li
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o
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (case)
a. la cartera
(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).
She removed the recent works from her portfolio and hung them on the wall.Sacó sus últimos trabajos de la cartera y los colgó en la pared.
b. el portafolio
(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 dropped my portfolio and my drawings scattered all over the hallway.Se me cayó el portafolio y mis dibujos se desparramaron por todo el pasillo.
c. el portafolios
(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 put the photographs in my portfolio so they wouldn't get creased.Puse las fotos en mi portafolios para que no se doblaran.
2. (samples of work)
a. la carpeta
(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).
All applicants must submit a portfolio with at least ten samples of work.Todos los candidatos deben entregar una carpeta con al menos diez muestras de su trabajo.
3. (finance)
a. la cartera de acciones
(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).
To ensure the safety of your wealth, you should diversify your portfolio.Para garantizar la seguridad de su riqueza, debe diversificar su cartera de acciones.
4. (politics)
a. la cartera
(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).
Although he does not have any specific responsibilities, the minister without portfolio can still vote.Aunque no tiene responsabilidades específicas, el ministro sin cartera todavía puede someter un voto.
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