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"Premio" is a noun which is often translated as "prize", and "no saber" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "not to know". Learn more about the difference between "premio" and "no saber" below.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (honor)
a. prize
Gané un premio en un concurso.I won a prize in a contest.
b. award
Se ganó el premio para mejor actor secundario.He won the award for best supporting actor.
2. (recompense)
a. reward
Estas vacaciones en la playa son mi premio por un año de trabajo fuerte.This vacation at the beach is my reward for a year of hard work.
3. (person who receives a prize)
a. prize-winner
El premio recibirá una beca de $10,000 para estudiar en el extranjero.The prize-winner will be granted a scholarship worth $10,000 to study abroad.
4. (economics)
a. premium
Las aseguradoras han establecido un premio mínimo según el tipo de negocio.Insurance companies have set a minimum premium depending on the business type.
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (not to have knowledge about)
a. not to know
Yo no sabía que ustedes dos son pareja.I didn't' know that you two are dating.
2. (not to be able to)
a. not to know how
No sé tocar la guitarra, pero quiero aprender.I don't know how to play guitar, but I want to learn.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (not to have knowledge)
a. not to know
¿Cómo se traduce esa palabra al inglés? - No sé.How do you translate that word into English? - I don't know.
4. (not to have a flavor)
a. not to taste
¿Dónde compraste este café? No sabe bien.Where did you buy this coffee? It doesn't taste good.
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