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"Clock" is a noun which is often translated as "el reloj", and "eight" is an adjective which is often translated as "ocho". Learn more about the difference between "clock" and "eight" below.
clock(
klak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (timepiece)
a. el reloj
(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 clock marked a quarter to one.El reloj marcaba la una menos cuarto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to measure time or speed)
a. cronometrar
The sprinter clocked in at just under a minute.El velocista cronometró un poco menos de un minuto.
b. registrar
The fastest driver clocked in at just over 160 miles per hour.El conductor más rápido registró un poco más de 160 millas por hora.
3. (to hit) (United Kingdom)
a. pegar
He clocked me real hard.Me pegó realmente fuerte.
b. golpear
If you don't shut up, I'm going to clock you.Si no te callas, te voy a golpear.
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eight(
eyt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. ocho
They have eight grandchildren.Tienen ocho nietos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el ocho
(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).
What is eight times two?¿Cuánto es ocho por dos?
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