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"By bus" is a phrase which is often translated as "en autobús", and "plane" is a noun which is often translated as "el avión". Learn more about the difference between "by bus" and "plane" below.
by bus(
bay
 
buhs
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. en autobús
Why don't we travel by bus? It's much cheaper.¿Por qué no viajamos en autobús? Es mucho más barato.
b. en bus
I came to Oakland by bus, but I'll leave by plane.Llegué a Oakland en bus, pero regresaré en avión.
c. por autobús
I go to work by bus.Voy al trabajo por autobús.
d. por bus
Marta will get to Salta by bus.Marta llegará a Salta por bus.
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plane(
pleyn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (method of transportation)
a. el avión
(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 plane was about to leave when we arrived at the airport.El avión estaba a punto de despegar cuando llegamos al aeropuerto.
2. (level)
a. el nivel
(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 thinks he can ascend to a higher plane of existence through meditation.El cree que puede ascender a un nivel más elevado de existencia a través de la meditación.
3. (mathematics)
a. el plano
(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).
Please plot the data points along the vertical plane.Por favor marca los puntos de datos a lo largo del plano vertical.
4. (tool)
a. el cepillo
(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).
We're going to use the plane to smooth the desk.Vamos a usar el cepillo para alisar el escritorio.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (flat)
a. plano
The device must be tested on a plane surface.El aparato debe ser probado en una superficie plana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to smooth or level)
a. cepillar
It's necessary to plane the cabinets before varnishing them.Es necesario cepillar los gabinetes antes de barnizarlos.
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