Quick answer
"Crew" is a noun which is often translated as "la tripulación", and "team" is a noun which is often translated as "el equipo". Learn more about the difference between "crew" and "team" below.
crew(
kru
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (personnel)
a. la tripulación
(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).
(of a plane or a ship)
The crew prepared the plane's cabin for takeoff.La tripulación preparó la cabina del avión para el despegue.
The crew would like to thank you all for flying with us.La tripulación quiere agradecerles por haber volado con nosotros.
b. el personal
(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 ambulance crew was on the scene of the accident in minutes.El personal de ambulancia llegó al lugar del accidente en pocos minutos.
c. el equipo
(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 can't start filming yet. The crew hasn't arrived.Todavía no podemos empezar a rodar. El equipo no ha llegado.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(social group)
a. la banda
(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 ran into Dylan and his crew at the movies on Saturday.Topé con Dylan y su banda en el cine el sábado.
b. la pandilla
(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).
Sarah and her whole crew are coming to the party.Sara y su pandilla entera vienen a la fiesta.
3. (sports)
a. el remo
(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).
I participated in crew all four years I was in college.Participé en el remo los cuatro años que estuve en la universidad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (aviation, nautical)
a. tripular
The boat was crewed by experienced people.El barco estaba tripulado por personas con experiencia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to serve on a vessel)
a. formar parte de la tripulación
In 1998, I crewed for Captain Gordon.En 1998, formé parte de la tripulación del capitán Gordon.
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team(
tim
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el equipo
(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's your favorite soccer team?¿Cuál es tu equipo de fútbol preferido?
2. (people who work together)
a. el equipo
(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).
Our manager took our whole team out to lunch.Nuestra gerente invitó al equipo entero a almorzar.
3. (animals harnessed together)
a. el tiro
(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).
(horses)
What a beautiful team of Andalusians you have.Qué hermoso tiro de caballos andaluces tienes.
b. la yunta
(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).
(oxen)
The team of oxen plodded along slowly.La yunta de bueyes avanzó con paso lento.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to join in a team)
a. uncir
We have to team the horses to ride in the carriage.Tenemos que uncir los caballos para poder andar en la carruaje.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (relating to a team)
a. de equipo
Soccer and baseball are team sports.El fútbol y el béisbol son deportes de equipo.
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