Quick answer
"Carry over" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "posponer", and "emphasis" is a noun which is often translated as "el énfasis". Learn more about the difference between "carry over" and "emphasis" below.
carry over
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to postpone)
a. posponer
We will carry over the last two items on the agenda to the next meeting.Vamos a posponer los últimos dos asuntos del orden del día a la próxima junta.
2. (to pass on)
a. transmitir
Europeans carried over the tradition of carving jack-o'-lanterns when they came to America.Los europeos transmitieron la tradición de tallar linternas de calabaza cuando llegaron a América.
3. (finance)
a. transferir
Carry over the account balances from the general ledger to the adjusted trial balance sheet.Transfiere los saldos de las cuentas del libro mayor al balance de comprobación ajustado.
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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. (intensity)
a. el énfasis
(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).
Neil said Donald was a jerk, and he ended his statement with an offensive gesture for emphasis.Neil dijo que Donald era un patán, y terminó su declaración con un gesto ofensivo para dar énfasis.
2. (importance)
a. el énfasis
(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 professor put special emphasis on the final project.El profesor puso especial énfasis en el proyecto final.
b. el hincapié
(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).
Tory put emphasis on the need to hire only experienced professionals for the position.Tory hizo hincapié en la necesidad de contratar solo a profesionales con experiencia para el puesto.
3. (linguistics)
a. el acento
(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).
In this word, the emphasis is on the first syllable.En esta palabra, el acento va en la primera sílaba.
b. el énfasis
(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 emphasis is usually on the last syllable in words ending with consonants.El énfasis normalmente recae en la última sílaba de las palabras que terminan en consonante.
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