Quick answer
"Comparisons" is a form of "comparison", a noun which is often translated as "la comparación". "Imagining" is a noun which is often translated as "el imaginar". Learn more about the difference between "comparisons" and "imagining" below.
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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. (act of comparing)
a. la comparación
(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).
Your house isn't small. It's huge in comparison with mine.Tu casa no es chiquita. Es enorme en comparación con la mía.
2. (grammar)
a. la comparación
(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).
Comparisons in English are usually made with suffixes.Las comparaciones en inglés se suelen hacer con sufijos.
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imagining
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of visualizing)
a. el imaginar
(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).
Tom finds comfort in the imagining of a better world.Tom encuentra consuelo al imaginar un mundo mejor.
b. el imaginarse
(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).
Imagining that you are in a cold place can help cool your body.Imaginarse en un lugar frío puede ayudar a refrescar el cuerpo.
c. el figurarse
(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).
Time spent imagining that you are playing basketball can actually improve your ability to play the sport.El tiempo dedicado a figurarse jugando al baloncesto realmente puede mejorar tu habilidad de jugar el deporte.
2. (act of falsely believing)
a. el imaginarse
(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).
Simply imagining that you have lost weight doesn't make it a reality.Simplemente imaginarte que has perdido peso no lo convierte en una realidad.
b. el creerse
(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).
Bob likes imagining that he is rich.A Bob le gustar creerse rico.
imaginings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (products of the imagination)
a. la imaginación
(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).
Chelsea was haunted by imaginings of persecution.Chelsea estaba obsesionada con la imaginación de la persecución.
b. las fantasías
(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).
Tom enjoyed losing himself in imaginings of tropical beaches.Tom disfrutaba perderse en fantasías de playas tropicales.
c. las elucubraciones
(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).
Cindy had the ability to give expression to her imaginings on canvas.Cindy tenía la habilidad de plasmar sus elucubraciones sobre lienzo.
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