Quick answer
"Descanso" is a noun which is often translated as "rest", and "veo películas en" is a phrase which is often translated as "I watch movies on". Learn more about the difference between "descanso" and "veo películas en" below.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (relax)
a. rest
Estoy agotado. ¿Podemos tomarnos un descanso?I'm exhausted. Can we take a rest?
2. (pause)
a. break
Tenemos un descanso de una hora para comer.We have a one-hour lunch break.
3. (theater)
a. interval
Entre el primer y el segundo acto hay un descanso de diez minutos.Between the first and second acts, there is ten-minute interval.
4. (sports)
a. halftime
Durante el descanso, los jugadores aprovechan para hidratarse.The players take advantage of halftime to rehydrate.
5. (alleviation)
a. relief
Fue un descanso cuando por fin supimos que estaba bien.It was a relief to finally find out that he was okay.
6. (death)
a. rest
Oremos por el eterno descanso de su alma.Let's pray for the eternal rest of his soul.
7. (area between flights of stairs)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Southern Cone)
a. landing
Voy a cambiar la luz que se fundió en el descanso.I'm going to change the light in the landing that has blown.
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veo películas en
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to refer to the medium)
a. I watch movies on
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Qué sueles hacer los sábados por la tarde? - Veo películas en la tele.What do you usually do on Saturday evenings? - I watch movies on TV.
b. I watch films on (United Kingdom)
Últimamente no voy al cine. Veo películas en la computadora.I haven't been going to the movies lately. I watch films on my computer.
2. (used to refer to the language)
a. I watch movies in
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Veo películas en ruso porque estoy aprendiendo el idioma.I watch movies in Russian because I'm learning the language.
b. I watch films in (United Kingdom)
A veces veo películas en italiano. No lo hablo, pero lo entiendo.Sometimes I watch films in Italian. I can't speak it, but I can understand it.
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