Quick answer
"Coach" is a noun which is often translated as "el entrenador", and "manager" is a noun which is often translated as "el director". Learn more about the difference between "coach" and "manager" below.
coach(
koch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el entrenador
(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 entrenadora
(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).
We had a very good football coach in college.Teníamos un muy buen entrenador de fútbol americano en la universidad.
2. (teacher)
a. el instructor
(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 instructora
(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 had a voice coach for five years when I was younger.Yo tuve una instructora de canto por cinco años cuando era joven.
3. (transportation) (United Kingdom)
a. el autobús
(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).
We took the 7 am coach to Santiago in Chile.Tomamos el autobús de las 7 am a Santiago de Chile.
b. el autocar
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Is it possible to travel from London to Birmingham by coach?¿Es posible viajar desde Londres hasta Birmingham en autocar?
c. el camión
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The coach didn't arrive on time.El camión no llegó a tiempo.
4. (horse-drawn carriage)
a. el carruaje
(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).
We rode a coach through the park last night.Anduvimos en un carruaje por el parque anoche.
b. el coche de caballos
(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).
Some people continued to use coaches even after the automobile was invented.Alguna gente continuó usando coches de caballos aun después del invento del automóvil.
c. la carroza
(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).
We took a tour in a very elegant coach.Tomamos un tour en una carroza muy elegante.
d. la diligencia
(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 horses pulled the coach around the city center.Los caballos tiraron de la diligencia por el centro de la ciudad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to train)
a. entrenar
He coached us all summer for the tournament.Él nos entrenó el verano entero para el torneo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (economy class)
a. clase turista
I could only afford a coach ticket to Buenos Aires.Solo me alcanzó para un boleto de clase turista hasta Buenos Aires.
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manager(
mah
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nih
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juhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (executive)
a. el director
(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 directora
(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 company's manager was fired.Despidieron al director de la compañía.
b. el gerente
(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 gerente
(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 am the new sales manager.Soy el nuevo gerente de ventas.
c. el encargado
(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 encargada
(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 need to speak to the manager, please.Necesito hablar con el encargado, por favor.
2. (personal representative)
a. el representante
(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 representante
(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).
Her manager got her a new audition.Su representante le consiguió una nueva audición.
b. el mánager
(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 mánager
(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 manager took care of all the negotiations.El mánager se encargó de toda la negociación.
3. (sports)
a. el director técnico
(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 directora técnica
(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 team's poor performance could cost the manager his job.La pobre actuación del equipo podría costarle el puesto al director técnico.
4. (finance)
a. el administrador
(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 administradora
(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).
One percent of the moneys invested is deducted to cover the services of a manager.Descontamos el uno por ciento de los fondos invertidos para cubrir los servicios del administrador.
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