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"Dinero" is a noun which is often translated as "money", and "paquete" is a noun which is often translated as "package". Learn more about the difference between "dinero" and "paquete" below.
dinero(
dee
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neh
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roh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (currency)
a. money
Se puede ganar un montón de dinero al invertir sabiamente.One can make a lot of money by investing wisely.
Hay una gran cantidad de dinero en esa maleta.There is a large amount of money in that suitcase.
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paquete(
pah
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keh
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teh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (box to send)
a. package
¿Recibiste el paquete que te envié?Did you get the package that I sent you?
b. parcel
Hoy sin falta tengo que envolver el paquete y enviarlo por correo.I have to wrap the parcel and mail it today without fail.
2. (packaging)
a. pack
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Compré dos paquetes de galletas porque estaban de oferta.I bought two packs of cookies because they were on sale.
b. packet (United Kingdom)
Me encanta el olor del té cuando abro un paquete nuevo.I love the smell of tea when I open a fresh packet.
c. bag
Necesitamos medio paquete de azúcar para hacer el pastel.We need half a bag of sugar to make this cake.
3. (group)
a. package
En el paquete de aplicaciones se incluyen todos los archivos necesarios.All the necessary files are included in the package.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(male genitalia)
a. bulge
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No paraba de mirarle el paquete.She couldn't stop staring at his bulge.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(burden)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. responsibilty
Yo no voy a cargar con el paquete de los errores de mi jefe.I am not going to take responsibility for my boss's mistakes.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(punishment)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Menudo paquete te va a caer si mamá se entera.If Mom finds out, she will throw the book at you.
Nos metieron un paquete por llegar tarde.We got into real trouble for arriving late.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(clumsy person)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. useless (adjective)
¡El portero es un paquete, no está parando ni un tiro!The goalkeeper is useless; he's can't block a shot!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(smart) (Southern Cone)
a. chic
El hermano de la novia estaba muy paquete con su esmoquin negro.The bride's brother looked very chic in his black tuxedo.
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