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"Tanque" is a noun which is often translated as "tank", and "revisar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to review". Learn more about the difference between "tanque" and "revisar" below.
tanque(
tahng
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keh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (container)
a. tank
Enrique llenó el tanque de combustible antes de salir a la carretera.Enrique filled the gas tank before the start of the trip.
2. (vehicle)
a. tanker
El tanque chocó contra un poste y provocó un derrame.The tanker hit a pole and caused a spillage.
b. tank
Los tanques desfilaron por el centro de la ciudad en el Día de las Fuerzas Armadas.Tanks paraded through downtown on Armed Forces Day.
c. tanker truck
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El tanque aceleraba en anticipación de la cuesta adelante.The tanker truck accelerated in advance of the hill up ahead.
d. tanker lorry (United Kingdom)
La empresa contrató una flotilla de tanques para transportar el combustible desde la refinería hasta el barco.The company hired a fleet of tanker lorries to transport the fuel from the refinery to the ship.
3. (water deposit)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. reservoir
No ha llovido nada este verano, y por eso el tanque está casi vacío.It's barely rained this summer, so the reservoir is nearly empty.
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revisar(
rreh
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bee
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sahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to examine)
a. to review
Nuestro abogado revisará el contrato antes de proceder.Our lawyer will review the contract before proceeding.
b. to check
Revisa tu respuesta para asegurarte que sea correcta.Check your answer to be sure it is correct.
c. to inspect
Debes revisar tu auto nuevo antes de manejarlo a casa por primera vez.You should inspect your new car before driving it home for the first time.
d. to go over
El auditor revisó las cuentas en busca de anomalías.The auditor went over the books to look for anomalies.
e. audit (finance)
El IRS revisó mis impuestos el año pasado pero no encontró nada equivocado.The IRS audited my taxes last year but did not find anything erroneous.
2. (to edit)
a. to revise
El banco puede revisar estos términos en cualquier momento.The bank may revise these terms at any time.
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