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"Demasiado" is an adverb which is often translated as "too", and "tomate" is a noun which is often translated as "tomato". Learn more about the difference between "demasiado" and "tomate" below.
demasiado(
deh
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mah
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syah
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doh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in excess)
a. too
No me juzgues demasiado rápido.Don't judge me too quickly.
b. too much
Si corro demasiado, me duelen las rodillas.If I run too much, my knees hurt.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (in excess)
a. too much (uncountable)
Fue demasiada comida para mí.It was too much food for me.
b. too many (countable)
Son demasiadas tareas para una persona.There are too many tasks for one person.
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tomate(
toh
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mah
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fruit)
a. tomato
La salsa está hecha de tomates recogidos directamente de la vid.The sauce is made from tomatoes picked directly from the vine.
2. (tear in sock)
a. hole
Todas mis medias tienen un tomate en el talón.All of my socks have a hole in the heel.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fuss)
a. commotion
El elefante que se escapó del zoológico provocó tremendo tomate en el centro.The elephant that escaped from the zoo caused quite a commotion downtown.
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