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"El" is a definite article which is often translated as "the", and "Andrés" is a proper noun which is often translated as "Andrew". Learn more about the difference between "el" and "Andrés" below.
el(
ehl
)
A definite article is a word that identifies a noun as as specific or known to the speaker (e.g. the girl).
1. (general)
a. the
El gato está en el tejado.The cat is on the roof.
El teléfono estaba encima de la mesa.The telephone was on top of the table.
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Andrés(
ahn
-
drehs
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Andrew
Andrés se va a casar con Laura el mes que viene.Andrew is getting married to Laura next month.
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