Quick answer
"Commit" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "cometer", and "nuisance" is a noun which is often translated as "el fastidio". Learn more about the difference between "commit" and "nuisance" below.
commit(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to perpetrate)
a. cometer
He grew up in a rough neighborhood and committed his first crime at the age of seven.Se crió en un barrio peligroso y cometió su primer crimen a los siete años.
b. suicidarse
The hospital offers support for patients who have tried to commit suicide.El hospital ofrece apoyo para los pacientes que han intentado suicidarse.
2. (to entrust)
a. confiar
I committed my love to you and you threw it away when you left me for someone else.Te confié mi amor y lo tiraste cuando me abandonaste por otro.
3. (to put in)
a. internar (to a hospital)
Mary's husband committed her to the hospital due to her Alzheimer's disease.El esposo de Mary la internó en el hospital debido a su alzhéimer.
b. encarcelar (to prison)
The criminal was committed after the evidence was presented.El criminal fue encarcelado después de que se presentó la evidencia.
4. (to bind)
a. comprometer
You agree that this contract commits you to fulfilling its requirements.Estás aceptando que este contrato te compromete a cumplir sus requisitos.
b. comprometerse
I commit myself to upholding the laws of this country.Me comprometo a respetar las leyes de este país.
5. (legal)
a. enjuiciar
There was enough evidence to indicate that Steve may be guilty, so the magistrate committed him to trial.Había suficientes pruebas que indicaban que Steve podía ser culpable, así que el juez lo enjuició.
6. (to devote resources to)
a. asignar
The board committed the funds needed for completion of the road project.La junta asignó los fondos necesarios para llevar a cabo el proyecto vial.
7. (to refer)
a. remitir
The parliament committed the deliberation to a study group.El parlamento remitió el proyecto de ley a un grupo de estudio.
8. (to settle)
a. poner por escrito
The interested parties committed and signed the agreement.Los interesados pusieron por escrito y firmaron el acuerdo.
b. consignar
The voting results have to be committed at the end of the day.Los resultados de la votación se tienen que consignar al final del día.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (to promise)
a. comprometerse
She committed to handing in the final project in two weeks.Se comprometió a entregar el proyecto final en dos semanas.
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nuisance(
nu
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sihns
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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. (annoyance)
a. el fastidio
(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 a nuisance those crows are. They wake me with their screeching every morning.Qué fastido son esos cuervos. Me despiertan con sus graznidos cada mañana.
b. 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)
The faucet is leaking again. What a nuisance!El grifo está goteando otra vez ¡Qué lata!
c. la pesadez
(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).
Driving two hours to go to the office every day is a real nuisance.Manejar dos horas diariamente para ir a la oficina es una verdadera pesadez.
d. la molestia
(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).
Stormwater shouldn't be viewed as a nuisance, but rather as a resource.Las aguas pluviales no se deben ver como una molestia, sino más bien como un recurso.
2. (annoying person)
a. el pesado
(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 pesada
(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).
Just because you're upset doesn't give you the right to be a nuisance.El hecho de que estés molesto no te da derecho a ser un pesado.
3. (legal)
a. la alteración del orden
(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).
He was arrested for public nuisance for playing music too loud at 5:30 am.Fue detenido por alteración del orden público por poner música a alto volumen a las 5:30 am.
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