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"Diverso" is an adjective which is often translated as "diverse", and "algunos" is an adjective which is often translated as "some". Learn more about the difference between "diverso" and "algunos" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (disparate)
a. diverse
En el zoológico tienen una variedad muy diversa de animales.The zoo has a very diverse variety of animals.
b. varied
En la pastelería encontramos tartas de diverso tipo.In the patisserie we found varied types of cakes.
c. various
En la carrera de Medicina estudié enfermedades de diversa naturaleza.While in medical school, I studied various illnesses.
2. (not the same)
a. diverse
Los dos actores tenían un acento diverso pero sólo uno encajaba con el personaje.Both actors had diverse accents but only one fit the character.
b. different
Teresa y Raquel proceden de un tipo de familia diverso.Teresa and Raquel come from different types of families.
3. (more than one)
a. several
Cuando te independices, tendrás que enfrentarte a diversas dificultades.When you become independent, you will have to face several difficulties.
b. various
En la tienda tenían diversas estanterías y no sabía cuál quedaría mejor en mi casa.In the store they had various shelves and I didn't know which one would fit my house best.
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algunos
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (plural) (indeterminate)
a. some (plural)
En esta página encontrarás algunos ejemplos de verbos pronominales.On this page you'll find some examples of pronominal verbs.
b. a few (plural)
Encontré algunos errores en tu ensayo, pero en general está bien escrito.I found a few mistakes in your essay, but it's well written overall.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (plural) (indeterminate people or things)
a. some (plural)
Después de la cena, la mayoría de los invitados se fueron a sus casas, y algunos fueron al bar de enfrente.After the dinner, most people went home, and some went to the bar across the street.
b. a few (plural)
Muchos críticos amaron el nuevo libro del autor filipino, pero algunos lo odiaron.Many critics loved the Philippine author's book, but a few hated it.
c. some people (plural)
Algunos simplemente no aprecian lo bonita que es la naturaleza en esta área.Some people just don't appreciate appreciate how beautiful nature is in this area.
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