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"Difícil" is an adjective which is often translated as "difficult", and "fácil" is an adjective which is often translated as "easy". Learn more about the difference between "difícil" and "fácil" below.
difícil(
dee
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fee
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seel
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (complicated)
a. difficult
Las cosas buenas son difíciles de conseguir sin esfuerzo.Good things are difficult to achieve without effort.
b. hard
Este juguete es difícil de encontrar durante los días feriados.This toy is hard to find during the holidays.
2. (improbable)
a. unlikely
Esto es difícil que vuelva a pasar.This is unlikely to happen again.
3. (intractable)
a. difficult
No sé cómo tratar con adolescentes difíciles.I don't know how to deal with difficult teenagers.
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fácil(
fah
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seel
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (simple)
a. easy
Es muy fácil aprender un idioma nuevo si lo practicas todos los días.It is very easy to learn a new language if you practice it every day.
2. (probable)
a. likely
Es fácil que lleguemos tarde si seguimos andando lento.We are likely to be late if we keep walking slowly.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(promiscuous)
a. easy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Todos dicen que la hermana de Brad es fácil.Everyone says Brad's sister is easy.
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