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"Expuesto" is an adjective which is often translated as "exposed", and "sentido" is a noun which is often translated as "sense". Learn more about the difference between "expuesto" and "sentido" below.
expuesto(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (uncovered)
a. exposed
¡Estás demasiado expuesto! El francotirador enemigo te verá.You're too exposed! The enemy sniper will spot you.
2. (perilous)
a. risky
Abandonar el partido ahora sería una jugada política muy expuesta.Leaving the party now could be a risky political move.
b. dangerous
La lucha libre puede que sea actuada, pero sigue siendo un deporte expuesto.Wrestling may be fake, but it is still a dangerous sport.
3. (exhibited)
a. on display
No me gustó ninguno de los cuadros expuestos.I didn't like any of the paintings on display.
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sentido(
sehn
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doh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (context)
a. sense
Tu explicación no tiene ningún sentido.Your explanation doesn't make any sense.
b. meaning
No entendió el sentido de la palabra.He didn't understand the meaning of the word.
2. (physiology)
a. sense
Los perros tienen un sentido del olfato excelente.Dogs have an excellent sense of smell.
3. (course)
a. direction
Al principio íbamos en el sentido equivocado pero nos dimos la vuelta.Initially, we were going in the wrong direction but we turned around.
4. (state of awareness)
a. consciousness
Ella perdió el sentido cuando su cabeza golpeó el suelo.She lost consciousness when her head hit the ground.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (sincere)
a. hearfelt
Le envié una carta sentida para disculparme.I sent her a heartfelt letter to apologize.
6. (easily upset)
a. sensitive
No soy una persona muy sentida en que puedo aguantar una broma.I'm not an overly sensitive person in that I can take a joke.
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