Quick answer
"Cause" is a noun which is often translated as "la causa", and "produce" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "producir". Learn more about the difference between "cause" and "produce" below.
cause(
kaz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (origin)
a. la causa
(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).
The treatment will depend on the cause of the infection.El tratamiento dependerá de la causa de la infección.
2. (reason)
a. el motivo
(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).
Having a birthday is a cause for joy, not sadness!Cumplir años es motivo de alegría, ¡no de tristeza!
b. la razón
(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).
There's no cause for concern; he's making a good recovery.No hay razón para preocuparse; se está recuperando bien.
3. (ideal)
a. la causa
(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).
My friend went to Africa as a volunteer for a good cause.Mi amiga se fue a África como voluntaria por una buena causa.
4. (legal)
a. la causa
(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).
You will need to prove that you have been dismissed without due cause.Tendrá que demostrar que la han despedido sin una causa justificada.
b. el caso
(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).
Who will plead your cause? - I'm a lawyer, so I'll do it myself.¿Quién defenderá tu caso? - Soy abogada, así que lo haré yo misma.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to occasion)
a. causar
The investigation concluded that the fire was caused by an electrical failure.La investigación concluyó que el incendio fue causado por un fallo eléctrico.
b. provocar
If you keep texting while you're driving, you're going to cause an accident.Si sigues mandando mensajes de texto mientras vas manejando, vas a provocar un accidente.
c. ocasionar
A change in pressure can cause discomfort in the ears.Un cambio de presión puede ocasionar molestias a los oídos.
d. hacer que
The storm caused the game to be canceled.La tormenta hizo que se cancelara el partido.
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produce(
pruh
-
dus
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make or create)
a. producir
We expect to produce 10,000 units this year.Esperamos producir 10,000 unidades este año.
b. fabricar (manufactured goods)
Our company produces textiles.Nuestra empresa fabrica textiles.
c. dar (plants)
The apple trees will begin to produce fruit in two months.Los manzanos comenzarán a dar fruto en dos meses.
2. (to cause)
a. provocar
The dog lost its owner in the confusion produced by the attack.El perro perdió a su amo en el desorden provocado por el ataque.
3. (to show)
a. presentar
Please produce some form of ID when picking up your car.Favor de presentar alguna forma de identificación cuando recoja su carro.
b. mostrar
You must produce a ticket upon request.Debes mostrar un boleto cuando se te pida.
4. (to provide funding for)
a. producir
Alejandro González Iñárritu wrote, directed, and produced his new movie.Alejandro González Iñárritu escribió, dirigió y produjo su nueva película.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (fresh fruits and vegetable)
a. las frutas y verduras
(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).
I'll see you in the produce section of the supermarket.Te veré en la sección de frutas y verduras del supermercado.
b. los productos agrícolas
(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 only buy organic produce from local farmers.Solo compro productos agrícolas orgánicos de agricultores locales.
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