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"Destino" is a noun which is often translated as "destiny", and "movimiento" is a noun which is often translated as "movement". Learn more about the difference between "destino" and "movimiento" below.
destino(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fortune)
a. destiny
Mi abuelo decía que el trabajo duro, no el destino, hace rica a la gente.My grandfather said that hard work, not destiny, makes people rich.
b. fate
Algunos dicen que fue planeado y otros que simplemente fue el destino.Some say it was planned, and others say it was simply fate.
2. (end of a journey)
a. destination
Pasajeros con destino final de Caracas, favor de abordar por la puerta 11.Passengers with Caracas as their final destination, please board at gate 11.
3. (position)
a. post
Le dieron un destino en contaduría.They gave her a post in accounting.
b. posting
Su primer destino en la fuerza naval fue una base en San Diego.His first posting in the navy was at a base in San Diego.
4. (purpose)
a. use
Debo encontrar un destino para este regalo que me dio mi suegra.I need to find some use for this gift my mother-in-law gave me.
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movimiento(
moh
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bee
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myehn
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toh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of moving)
a. movement
Sentimos el movimiento de la Tierra durante el temblor.We could feel the Earth's movement during the earthquake.
b. motion
Suelte el embrague para poner el vehículo en movimiento.Let the clutch out to set the vehicle in motion.
c. move
No se atrevía a hacer ningún movimiento.He didn't dare make a move.
2. (activity)
a. movement
Hubo mucho movimiento en la tienda durante la época navideña.There was a lot of movement in the store around Christmas.
3. (change)
a. movement
La subida se debe al movimiento en el mercado de valores.The rise is down to movement on the stock market.
4. (tendency)
a. movement
Este nuevo movimiento artístico se está propagando rápidamente por el mundo.This new artistic movement is spreading quickly around the world.
5. (music)
a. movement (section, tempo)
Me encanta el primer movimiento de esta sinfonía.I love the first movement of this symphony.
6. (finances)
a. transaction
Mensualmente recibirá un extracto de los movimientos en su cuenta.You will receive a monthly statement of all the transactions in your account.
7. (games)
a. move
Aprendió a dar jaque mate en seis movimientos.He learned how to achive a checkmate in six moves.
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