"Excelente" is an adjective which is often translated as "excellent", and "suspenso" is a noun which is often translated as "suspense". Learn more about the difference between "excelente" and "suspenso" below.
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (anxious expectancy)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
Regionalism used in Spain
Si saco un suspenso en este examen mis padres me castigarán sin salir.If I get a fail on this exam my parents will ground me.
Un suspenso repetido en una materia indica que el estudiante tiene un problema de comprensión.Repeated failure in a subject means the student has a problem of comprehension.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (not passed)
Cuando le dije a mis padres que estaba embarazada se quedaron suspensos.My parents were amazed when I told them I was pregnant.
El médico se quedó suspenso cuando vio que el chico no tenía ombligo.The doctor was astonished when he saw the boy didn't have a navel.
Me quedé totalmente suspensa. Ayer me dijiste que viniera y ahora me echas.I'm totally bewildered. Yesterday you told me to come and now you throw me out.
El jugador se quedó suspenso cuando el árbitro lo expulsó sin motivo aparente.The player was baffled when the referee sent him off for no apparent reason.