Quick answer
"Colors" is a form of "color", a noun which is often translated as "el color". "Assists" is a form of "assist", a transitive verb which is often translated as "ayudar". Learn more about the difference between "colors" and "assists" below.
color(
kuh
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luhr
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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. (hue)
a. el color
(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).
Her favorite color is teal.Su color preferido es el verde azulado.
The artist used all the colors of the rainbow in her painting.La artista utilizó todos los colores del arco iris en su pintura.
2. (skin color)
a. el color
(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).
They don't discriminate based on the color or sexual preference of applicants.No discriminan basado en el color o preferencias sexuales de los aplicantes.
3. (crayon)
a. el crayón
(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).
Why don't you bring your colors and draw me a doggy?¿Por qué no traes tus crayones y me dibujas un perrito?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (having color)
a. a color
My grandparents still remember the days before color TVs.Mis abuelos todavía se acuerdan de los días antes de las televisiones a color.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to apply color)
a. colorear
The children colored pictures for their parents.Los niños colorearon imágenes para sus padres.
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assist(
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sihst
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to help someone)
a. ayudar
I want to thank my bride's family for assisting us with all the preparation for the wedding.Quiero agradecer a la familia de mi novia por ayudarnos con todas la preparaciones para la boda.
b. asistir
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Is there something I can assist you with today, sir?¿Puedo asistirle en algo hoy, señor?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to contribute)
a. ayudar
Their team has assisted in the restoration of this historic monument.Su equipo ha ayudado en la restauración de este monumento histórico.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (sports)
a. la asistencia
(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).
Messi scored the goal and Piqué had the assist.Messi marcó el gol y Piqué tuvo la asistencia.
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