Quick answer
"Check-in" is a noun which is often translated as "la facturación", and "check on" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "chequear". Learn more about the difference between "check-in" and "check on" below.
check-in(
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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. (general)
a. la facturación
(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).
(procedure)
Online check-in opens 24 hours before the flight departure time.La facturación en línea comienza 24 horas antes de la hora de salida del vuelo.
b. el mostrador de facturación
(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).
(place)
The staff at the check-in were very helpful.El personal del mostrador de facturación fue muy servicial.
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check on
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 verify the progress of)
a. chequear
Check on the plants from time to time, to make sure they don't dry out.Chequea las plantas de vez en cuando, para asegurarte de que no se hayan secado.
b. checar
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Remind me to check on those cakes in ten minutes. I don't want them to burn.Recuérdame checar esos pasteles dentro de diez minutos. No quiero que se quemen.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The farmer went out to check on the ewes who were about to give birth.El granjero salió a ver cómo iban las ovejas que estaban a punto de parir.
When the builders were doing my house extension, I went over every day to check on their progress.Cuando los albañiles estaban haciendo la ampliación de mi casa, iba a diario a comprobar cómo avanzaba el trabajo.
2. (to inquire into)
a. comprobar
I'll lend you my membership card to get in. They never check on anyone's identity.Te presto mi carnet de socio para que entres. Nunca comprueban la identidad de la gente.
b. verificar
As an employer, we always check on candidates' qualifications before making a job offer.Como empleadores, siempre verificamos el currículum del candidato antes de ofrecerle un trabajo.
c. hacer averiguaciones sobre
When you told me she had worked for Charlecote Brothers, I checked on her, and you were right.Cuando me dijiste que había trabajado para Charlecote Brothers, hice averiguaciones sobre ella, y tenías razón.
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