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"Templo" is a noun which is often translated as "temple", and "construir" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to build". Learn more about the difference between "templo" and "construir" below.
templo(
tehm
-
ploh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (place of worship)
a. temple
Las Iglesias, las sinagogas y las mezquitas son templos de culto religioso.Churches, synagogues, and mosques are temples for religious worship.
Los mirmidones saquearon y quemaron el templo de Apolo.The Myrmidons sacked and burned the temple of Apollo.
2. (center)
a. temple
Las universidades tradicionalmente se han considerado templos del conocimiento.Universities have traditionally been considered temples of knowledge.
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construir(
kohns
-
trweer
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to construct)
a. to build
La iglesia se construyó en 1950.The church was built in 1950.
2. (to form)
a. to construct
Para construir una oración completa, tienes que identificar el sujeto y el verbo.To construct a full sentence, you must identify the subject and the verb.
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