Quick answer
"Chore" is a noun which is often translated as "el quehacer", and "task" is a noun which is often translated as "la tarea". Learn more about the difference between "chore" and "task" below.
chore(
chawr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (routine task)
a. el quehacer
(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).
Finish your homework, then do your chores.Acaba la tarea y luego haz los quehaceres.
b. la tarea
(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 can't go to the party today. I have too many chores.No puedo ir a la fiesta hoy. Tengo demasiadas tareas.
c. la faena
(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).
Doing my household chores goes by quickly when I listen to music.Hacer las faenas de la casa va rápido si escucho música.
d. la tarea rutinaria
(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 children help with some of the chores around the house.Los niños ayudan con algunas de las tareas rutinarias de la casa.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tedious task)
a. la lata
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Washing the car is such a chore that I prefer to pay someone else to do it.Lavar el coche es tanta lata que prefiero pagarle a otra persona para que lo haga.
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task(
tahsk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (job)
a. la tarea
(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 have a list of tasks that I need to complete today.Tengo una lista de tareas que necesito completar hoy.
2. (duty)
a. el deber
(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).
As a manager, she is responsible for a lot of daily tasks.Como gerente, ella es responsable de muchos deberes diarios.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to assign a task to)
a. asignar
I was tasked with getting decorations for the party.Fui asignado a conseguir las decoraciones para la fiesta.
b. encargar
My boss tasked me with writing a glossary.Mi jefe me encargó escribir un glosario.
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