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"Dolor de garganta" is a noun which is often translated as "sore throat", and "fiebre" is a noun which is often translated as "fever". Learn more about the difference between "dolor de garganta" and "fiebre" below.
dolor de garganta(
doh
-
lohr
 
deh
 
gahr
-
gahn
-
tah
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (medicine)
a. sore throat
Lo mejor para el dolor de garganta es beber leche caliente con miel.The best thing for a sore throat is to drink hot milk with honey.
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fiebre(
fyeh
-
breh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (high body temperature)
a. fever
Ayer salí temprano del trabajo porque tenía fiebre.Yesterday I left work early because I had a fever.
b. temperature
Tienes los ojos un poco hinchados; me parece que tienes fiebre.Your eyes look a bit puffy; I think you may have a temperature.
2. (disease)
a. fever
Ciertas fiebres se transmiten más fácil en lugares cálidos.Certain fevers are transmitted more easily in hot places.
3. (obsession)
a. fever
Debido al comienzo de la Copa Mundial, la fiebre del fútbol ha llegado a la ciudad.Due to the start of the World Cup, football fever has descended upon the city.
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