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"Celebrating" is a form of "celebrate", a transitive verb which is often translated as "celebrar". "Touching" is an adjective which is often translated as "conmovedor". Learn more about the difference between "celebrating" and "touching" below.
celebrate(
seh
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luh
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breyt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to commemorate)
a. celebrar
My husband and I celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary this year.Este año mi esposo y yo celebramos nuestro décimo aniversario de casados.
b. festejar
The couple celebrated the birth of their baby with a big party.La pareja festejó el nacimiento de su bebé con una gran fiesta.
c. conmemorar
Today we celebrate the centenary of the poet's death.Hoy conmemoramos el centenario de la muerte del poeta.
2. (to praise)
a. celebrar
Today we celebrate the achievements of all our students.Hoy celebramos los logros de todos nuestros estudiantes.
3. (religious)
a. celebrar
Today we are celebrating a mass in memory of my beloved father, who passed away five years ago.Hoy celebramos una misa en memoria de mi querido padre, que falleció hace cinco años.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to have a celebration)
a. celebrar
We're going to celebrate because we won the championship.Vamos a celebrar porque ganamos el campeonato.
b. festejar
You got a raise? We should celebrate!¿Te dieron un aumento? ¡Hay que festejar!
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touching(
tuhch
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ihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (emotional)
a. conmovedor
It was extremely touching to see the bride's father speak at her wedding.Fue muy conmovedor ver al padre de la novia hablar en su boda.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (with respect to)
a. tocante a
The manager sent his staff a memorandum touching ways to increase their productivity.El gerente mandó un memorando tocante a las maneras de aumentar productividad a su personal.
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