Quick answer
"Cues" is a form of "cue", a noun which is often translated as "la entrada". "Triggers" is a form of "trigger", a noun which is often translated as "el gatillo". Learn more about the difference between "cues" and "triggers" below.
cue(
kyu
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (theater)
a. la entrada
(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).
She missed her cue, so the actors on stage had to ad-lib.Perdió su entrada, así que los actores que estaban en el escenario tuvieron que improvisar.
b. el pie
(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).
When she says, "whoever shall save me?," that's your cue to enter.Cuando ella dice "¿quién me salvará?," ese es tu pie para salir.
2. (music)
a. la entrada
(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).
The band waited for the cue from the singer.La banda esperó la entrada del cantante.
3. (billiards)
a. el taco
(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).
He picked up the cue and lined up the cue ball with the eight ball.Agarró el taco y alineó la bola jugadora con la bola negra.
4. (signal)
a. la señal
(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'm not very good at decoding non-verbal cues when someone is lying.No soy buena para decodificar las señales no verbales de alquien que miente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to give an actor his line)
a. darle el pie (theater)
The thunder clap cues you to say "run for your lives!"El trueno te da el pie para que digas "¡sálvese quien pueda!"
6. (to signal)
a. darle la entrada a (music)
The conductor cued the rest of the orchestra to play the next passage.El conductor le dio la entrada al resto de la orquesta para que tocara el siguiente pasaje.
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trigger(
trih
-
guhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weaponry)
a. el gatillo
(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).
This old gun is lacking the trigger.A esta vieja pistola le falta el gatillo.
2. (mechanics)
a. el disparador
(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).
Be careful, the trigger is quite sensitive.Ten cuidado, el disparador es muy sensible.
3. (catalyst)
a. el detonante
(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).
There was a question on the exam about the trigger for the First World War.En el examen hubo una pregunta sobre el detonante de la Primera Guerra Mundial.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to provoke)
a. provocar
We still don't know what triggered the fight.Aún no sabemos qué provocó la pelea.
b. desencadenar
The increase in taxi fares triggered lots of protests.La subida de los precios del taxi desencadenó muchas protestas.
c. hacer estallar
The explosives expert was able to trigger the bomb safely.El artificiero consiguió hacer estallar la bomba de forma segura.
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