Quick answer
"Fair" is an adjective which is often translated as "justo", and "spot" is a noun which is often translated as "el lugar". Learn more about the difference between "fair" and "spot" below.
fair(
fehr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (just)
a. justo
It's not fair! You gave him more than me!¡No es justo! ¡Le diste más a él que a mí!
b. imparcial
The accused has the right to a fair trial.El acusado tiene derecho a un juicio imparcial.
c. equitativo (deal)
Two pigs for two sheep seems like a fair exchange to me.Dos cerdos por dos ovejas me parece un intercambio equitativo.
d. limpio (fight or competition)
Fair play is expected of the whole team.Se espera juego limpio del equipo entero.
2. (considerable)
a. bastante
I have a fair amount of time before my next appointment.Tengo bastante tiempo antes de mi próxima cita.
3. (color)
a. rubio (hair)
She has long, fair hair.Tiene el cabello largo y rubio.
b. claro (skin)
Your skin is so fair; you really ought to wear sunscreen.Tienes la piel tan clara; deberías ponerte protector solar.
c. blanco (skin)
My mom is fair and has lot of freckles.Mi madre es blanca y tiene muchas pecas.
d. güero (skin)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I saw the killer. He's tall, fair, and red-headed.He visto al asesino. Es alto, güero y pelirrojo.
4. (weather)
a. favorable
We went out on my father's sloop, and we enjoyed blue skies and fair winds.Salimos en la balandra de mi padre y disfrutamos del cielo azul y los vientos favorables.
b. buen
I hope it doesn't rain for the party. - Don't worry, we're expecting fair weather.Espero que no llueva para la fiesta. - No te preocupes, se prevé que hará buen tiempo.
5.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(beautiful)
a. bello
That fair lady conquered my heart.Aquella bella mujer conquistó mi corazón.
b. hermoso
I will fight to defend the honor of my fair maiden.Lucharé para defender el honor de mi hermosa doncella.
6. (commerce)
a. razonable
They have really good food at fair prices.Tienen muy buena comida a precios razonables.
b. justo
Buying fair trade products ensures the dignity of artisans all over the world.Comprar productos de comercio justo asegura la dignidad de los artesanos de todo el mundo.
c. leal
We only buy fair trade coffee.Solamente compramos café de comercio leal.
7. (acceptable)
a. pasable
He got fair grades in high school, but he wasn't exactly a star student.Sacó notas pasables en el colegio, pero tampoco era un alumno estrella.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (leisure)
a. la feria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We're going to the fair this weekend. Are you up for it?Vamos a la feria este fin de semana. ¿Te apuntas?
9. (commerce)
a. la feria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We need to prepare our materials for the trade fair.Necesitamos preparar nuestro material para la feria comercial.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
10. (in a just way)
a. limpio
If you can't play fair, you won't be allowed to play at all.Si no eres capaz de jugar limpio, no se te permitirá jugar en absoluto.
11.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(quite) (United Kingdom)
a. realmente
I was fair knackered by the time we finally found our way back.Estaba realmente agotado para cuando por fin encontramos el camino de vuelta.
b. de verdad
You'll fair freeze to death if you don't wear a coat.Te vas a quedar congelada de verdad si no te pones una chaqueta.
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spot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (place)
a. el lugar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He said we'd meet at this spot.Me dijo que nos encontraríamos en este lugar.
b. el sitio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is the spot where the general surrendered.Este es el sitio donde se rindió el general.
c. el punto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to find his weak spot.Hay que encontrar su punto débil.
2. (dot)
a. el lunar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(on material)
The dress with yellow spots is my favorite.El vestido con los lunares amarillos es mi favorito.
b. la mancha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A Dalmatian's coat is white with black spots.El pelaje del dálmata es blanco con manchas negras.
3. (stain)
a. la mancha
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is a spot on your pants from where you were sitting on the bench.Hay una mancha en tu pantalón de donde estabas sentado en el banco.
4. (spotlight)
a. el foco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Prepare spot two for our lead actor.Prepara el foco dos para el actor principal.
5. (television and radio)
a. el espacio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(time slot)
Even a 30-second spot costs a lot of money.Un espacio, aunque sea de solo 30 segundos, cuesta mucho dinero.
b. el anuncio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(advertisement)
Have you heard their spot on the radio?¿Has escuchado su anuncio en la radio?
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(appearance)
I'd love a regular spot on prime-time television.Me encantaría aparecer de manera regular en la televisión durante el horario estelar.
She landed a weekly spot on his show.Consiguió un contrato para aparecer en su programa todas las semanas.
6. (pimple) (United Kingdom)
a. el grano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Teenagers are often plagued by spots.Los adolescentes suelen sufrir mucho con los granos.
7. (difficult situation) (United Kingdom)
a. el apuro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm in a bit of a spot. Can you lend me some money?Estoy en un apuro. ¿Me puedes prestar algo de dinero?
b. el aprieto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You've put me in a spot by telling him that.Al decirle eso, me has metido en un aprieto.
8. (small amount) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
How about a spot of lunch?¿Qué te parece si almorzamos algo?
I think I'll do a spot of sunbathing this afternoon.Creo que voy a asolearme un poco esta tarde.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to find)
a. descubrir
Did you spot the deliberate mistakes?¿Descubriste los errores intencionales?
b. encontrar
I spotted my chance and went over to introduce myself.Encontré mi oportunidad y fui a presentarme.
c. ubicar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She's easy to spot in a crowd.Es fácil ubicarla en la muchedumbre.
d. divisar
After a week at sea, we finally spotted land.Después de una semana en altamar, por fin divisamos tierra firme.
e. reconocer
Would you be able to spot the signs of drug addiction in your own child?¿Podría usted reconocer las señales de la drogadicción en su propio hijo?
10. (to stain)
a. salpicar
The paint spotted my shirt when I was doing the ceiling.La pintura salpicó mi camisa cuando estaba haciendo el techo.
b. manchar
Her apron was spotted with cooking oil.Su delantal estaba manchado de aceite de cocinar.
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