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"Dos" is an adjective which is often translated as "two", and "doscientos cincuenta" is an adjective which is often translated as "two hundred and fifty". Learn more about the difference between "dos" and "doscientos cincuenta" below.
dos(
dohs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. two
Tenemos dos hijos.We have two children.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. two
El dos es mi número de la suerte.Two is my lucky number.
b. second (in dates)
Loli cumple años el dos de agosto.Loli's birthday is on the second of August.
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doscientos cincuenta
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. two hundred and fifty (cardinal)
Tengo doscientos cincuenta euros en la cartera. ¿Crees que será suficiente?I have two hundred and fifty euros in my wallet. Do you think it will be enough?
b. two hundred and fiftieth (ordinal)
Este año celebramos el doscientos cincuenta aniversario de la creación de la empresa.This year we celebrate the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the firm.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. two hundred and fifty
El resultado de la división es doscientos cincuenta.The result of the division is two hundred and fifty.
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