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"Busboy" is a noun which is often translated as "el ayudante de camarero", and "drinking" is a noun which is often translated as "beber". Learn more about the difference between "busboy" and "drinking" below.
busboy(
buhs
-
boy
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occupation)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el ayudante de camarero
(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 busboy is out sick today, so the waiters will have to clear the tables themselves.Hoy el ayudante de camarero está enfermo, así que los meseros van a tener que recoger las mesas.
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drinking(
drihngk
-
ihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (the act of drinking)
a. beber
There's no drinking on the bus.No se permite beber en el camión.
2. (alcoholism)
a. el alcoholismo
(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 decided to seek help for her problems with drinking.Decidió buscar ayuda para sus problemas con el alcoholismo.
b. la bebida
(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)
Drinking has always been his problem.La bebida siempre ha sido su problema.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (for drinking)
a. potable
Is the water from the tap drinking water?¿El agua de la llave es agua potable?
b. para beber
We bought drinking chocolate in Chiapas.Compramos chocolate para beber en Chiapas.
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