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"Clothes" is a plural noun which is often translated as "la ropa", and "suit" is a noun which is often translated as "el traje". Learn more about the difference between "clothes" and "suit" below.
clothes(
klothz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (general)
a. la ropa
(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).
She took off her clothes and got in the shower.Se quitó la ropa y se metió a la ducha.
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suit(
sut
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el traje
(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).
All of the team members wore matching suits to the ceremony.Todos los miembros del equipo llevaron trajes a juego para la ceremonia.
2. (in cards)
a. el palo
(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).
There are four suits in a deck of cards.Hay cuatro palos en una baraja de cartas.
3. (legal)
a. el pleito
(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).
Since her ex-husband wouldn't cooperate, she filed a suit against him.Ya que su exmarido no cooperaba, ella le entabló un pleito.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(executive)
a. el ejecutivo
(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).
, la ejecutiva
(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 a meeting tomorrow with a couple of suits from New York.Mañana hay una reunión con dos ejecutivos de Nueva York.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to look attractive with)
a. quedar
Those earrings suit you real well!¡Esos pendientes te quedan muy bien!
6. (to be appropriate for)
a. convenir
The full-time position suits me better than the part-time one.El puesto a tiempo completo me conviene más que el de tiempo parcial.
b. venir bien a
We can reschedule the meeting for next week. Does that suit you?Podemos reprogramar la reunión para la próxima semana. ¿Te viene bien?
c. sentar bien a
The climate here doesn't suit him.El clima aquí no le sienta bien.
7. (to meet)
a. adaptarse a
We adjust the level to suit the needs of each learner.Ajustamos el nivel para que se adapte a las necesidades de cada estudiante.
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