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"Estar cansado" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to be tired", and "noche" is a noun which is often translated as "night". Learn more about the difference between "estar cansado" and "noche" below.
estar cansado(
ehs
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tahr
 
kahn
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sah
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doh
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to be fatigued)
a. to be tired
¿No vas a salir esta noche? - No, estoy cansado.Aren't you going out tonight? - No, I'm tired.
2. (to be fed up)
a. to be tired of it
Dice que ya no aguanta más esta situación, que ya está cansado, y que se va.He says that he can't bear this situation any longer, that he's tired of it, and that he's leaving.
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noche(
noh
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cheh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (time of day)
a. night
No dormí en toda la noche.I didn't sleep all night.
b. evening
¿Quieres cenar conmigo esta noche?Do you want to have dinner with me this evening?
2. (darkness)
a. nightfall
Los murciélagos salen al caer la noche.Bats come out at nightfall.
b. dark
Debes volver antes de que sea noche.You'd better be back before dark.
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(melancholy)
a. sadness
Cayeron en una noche profunda después de perder a su hijo en la guerra.They fell into deep sadness after losing their son in the war.
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