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"Anotado" is a form of "anotar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to note down". "Entendido" is an adjective which is often translated as "expert". Learn more about the difference between "entendido" and "anotado" below.
entendido(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (learned; often used with "en")
a. expert
Mis hermanos, que son muy entendidos en sonido, tienen un estudio de grabación.My brothers, who are sound experts, have a recording studio.
b. well up on
No te puedo ayudar. No soy entendido en computación.I can't help you. I'm not well up on computers.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (connoisseur; often used with "en")
a. expert
Este es uno de los mejores discos de la década, según los entendidos.This is one of the best albums of the decade, according to the experts.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (used to express agreement)
a. all right
Vuelve a casa antes de las diez. - Entendido.Be home before ten. - All right.
b. alright
No le abras la puerta a otro que no sea yo. - Entendido.Don't open the door to anybody but me. - Alright.
c. okay
Recuerda que el perro no debe comer pollo. - Entendido.Remember that the dog can't eat chicken. - Okay.
d. understood
No quiero que me mientras más. ¿Entendido? - Sí, papá.I don't want you to lie to me again. Is that understood? - Yes, dad.
e. got it
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Protege esta posición hasta que te releven. - ¡Entendido!Protect this position until relieved. - Got it!
f. copy (on the radio)
Artillería, ¡detengan el fuego! - Entendido.Artillery, cease fire! - Copy.
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anotar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to take note of)
a. to note down
Anoté las cosas más importantes que se mencionaron en la junta.I noted down the most important things mentioned at the meeting.
b. to make a note of
Por favor anota tu información personal en esta forma.Please make a note of your personal information on this form.
2. (to write explanatory notes)
a. to annotate
Te recomiendo anotar lo que te parezca importante al margen.I recommend annotating what you consider important in the margin.
3. (to register) (Southern Cone)
a. to enroll
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi hermano me anotó en la clase de español.My brother enrolled me in Spanish class.
b. to enrol (United Kingdom)
También anoté a María en la clase de ciencias.I also enrolled María in the science class.
4. (sports)
a. to score
Julián anotó el último gol.Julián scored the last goal.
anotarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (sports)
a. to score
Se anotó un gol y quedaron empate.They scored a goal and it ended in a tie.
6. (to register)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. to enroll
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Marcela se anotó en Matemáticas I.Marcela enrolled in Math I.
b. to enrol (United Kingdom)
James se anotó en el curso de redacción.James enrolled in the writing course.
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