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"But" is a conjunction which is often translated as "pero", and "magnetic" is an adjective which is often translated as "magnético". Learn more about the difference between "but" and "magnetic" below.
but(
buht
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (used to express a contrasting statement)
a. pero
I want to go, but it's really far.Quiero ir pero es muy lejos.
b. sino
He wasn't from New York, but from New Jersey.No era de Nueva York, sino de Nueva Jersey.
2. (emphatic)
a. pero
But it is still too early to go to bed!¡Pero si aún es muy temprano para acostarse!
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (only)
a. no ser más que
She is but a poor philosopher.No es más que una pobre filósofa.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
4. (except)
a. salvo
I have read all his books but the last one.He leído todos sus libros salvo el último.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (objection)
a. pero
I don't want any buts or excuses.No quiero ni peros ni excusas.
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magnetic
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (physics)
a. magnético
MRI scanners make use of very powerful magnetic fields, which means you need to keep metal objects away from them.Los escáneres IRM utilizan campos magnéticos muy poderosos; por esto hay que guardar alejados los objetos metálicos.
2. (using magnets or magnetism)
a. magnético
These days you can get badges with magnetic fasteners that don't damage your clothing.Actualmente hay pines con cierre magnético que no dañan la ropa.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(charming)
a. magnético
Charles seems to have a magnetic attraction for women; perhaps it's because of his sense of humor.Charles parece tener una atracción magnética para las mujeres; quizás sea por su sentido de humor.
b. lleno de magnetismo
Adriana is a charming and intelligent woman with a magnetic personality.Adriana es una mujer encantadora e inteligente que tiene una personalidad llena de magnetismo.
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