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"Es inteligente" is a phrase which is often translated as "he's intelligent", and "paciente" is an adjective which is often translated as "patient". Learn more about the difference between "es inteligente" and "paciente" below.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular)
a. he's intelligent (masculine)
A Luis le falta experiencia, pero es inteligente y aprenderá rápido.Luis lacks experience, but he's intelligent and will learn fast.
b. she's intelligent (feminine)
Su profesor dice que es inteligente, pero muy vaga.Her teacher says she's intelligent, but very lazy.
c. is intelligent
Sandra es inteligente e imaginativa. Llegará lejos.Sandra is intelligent and imaginative. She'll go far.
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A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. you're intelligent
Es inteligente y entenderá lo que voy a decirle: aquí no hay sitio para nosotros dos.You're intelligent and you'll understand what I'm about to tell you: there's no room for the two of us here.
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paciente(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (tolerant)
a. patient
Para ser maestro, hay que ser muy paciente.To be a teacher, one must be very patient.
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. (sick person)
a. patient
En este momento, el hospital está tratando a doscientos pacientes.Right now, the hospital is treating two hundred patients.
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