Quick answer
"Conditional" is an adjective which is often translated as "condicional", and "past perfect" is a noun which is often translated as "el pretérito perfecto compuesto". Learn more about the difference between "conditional" and "past perfect" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (provisional)
a. condicional
The university has given me a conditional offer of a post-doctoral fellowship.La universidad me hizo la oferta condicional de una beca posdoctoral.
2. (grammar)
a. condicional
A conditional clause can come before or after the main clause in the sentence.Una cláusula condicional puede venir antes o después de la cláusula principal de la frase.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (grammar)
a. el potencial
(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).
The teacher gave us some exercises in the use of the conditional with the past perfect.El profesor nos dio unos ejercicios sobre el uso del potencial con el pluscuamperfecto.
b. el condicional
(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).
You've translated "I would go" using the future tense, but it's a conditional.Has traducido "I would go" como futuro, pero es un condicional.
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past perfect
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el pretérito perfecto compuesto
(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 are going to review the past perfect this week.Vamos a repasar el pretérito perfecto compuesto esta semana.
b. el pretérito anterior
(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 are going to learn the past perfect in French today.Vamos a aprender el pretérito anterior en francés hoy.
c. el pretérito pluscuamperfecto
(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).
How was the past perfect expressed in Latin?¿Cómo se expresaba el pretérito pluscuamperfecto en Latín?
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