Quick answer
"Fine" is a noun which is often translated as "la multa", and "report" is a noun which is often translated as "el informe". Learn more about the difference between "fine" and "report" below.
fine(
fayn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la multa
(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).
If you park here, you're going to get a fine.Si te estacionas aquí, te van a poner una multa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (legal)
a. multar
The police officer fined me $100 for speeding.El policía me multó con 100 dólares por exceso de velocidad.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (in good condition)
a. bien
How are you feeling today? - Fine, thanks.¿Cómo se encuentra hoy? - Bien, gracias.
4. (superior)
a. excelente
The audience gave the pianist a standing ovation after his fine performance.La audiencia ovacionó al pianista después de su excelente actuación.
b. magnífico
You did a very fine job on the last project.Hiciste un trabajo magnífico en el último proyecto.
c. bueno (weather)
It's a fine evening. Let's go for a walk around the block.Hace buen tiempo esta noche. Vamos a dar un paseo por la cuadra.
5. (thin)
a. fino
A fine layer of dust covered all of the furniture.Una fina capa de polvo cubría todos los muebles.
b. delgado
I inherited my very fine hair from my mother.Heredé el pelo muy delgado de mi madre.
6. (subtle)
a. sutil
The finer points of economics are beyond me.Los matices más sutiles de la economía están más allá de mi comprensión.
7. (refined)
a. fino
That the politician has a fine way of speaking is beyond doubt.De que la política tiene una manera muy fina de hablar, no cabe duda.
b. refinado
She owes her fine manners to the etiquette school she attended.Le debe sus modales refinados a la escuela de etiqueta a la que asistió.
8. (attractive)
a. bien atractivo
Ruth's brother is a fine figure of a man.El hermano de Ruth es un hombre bien atractivo.
9. (acceptable)
a. bien
Is it fine if I leave half an hour early?¿Te parece bien si salgo media hora antes?
10. (ironic usage)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Between losing our luggage and multiple canceled flights, we had a fine time of it.Entre perder nuestro equipaje y los numerosos vuelos cancelados, lo pasamos a lo grande.
Well, you left the house in a fine state after the party!Pues, ¡sí que dejaste la casa en menudo estado después de la fiesta!
11. (metal)
a. puro
This gold necklace is only 85% fine.Este collar de oro solo es 85% puro.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
12. (well)
a. bien
I was sick last week, but now I feel fine.Estuve enferma la semana pasada, pero ahora me siento bien.
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report(
rih
-
pawrt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (account)
a. el informe
(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).
The treasurer gave her budget report to the committee.La tesorera le dio su informe de presupuesto al comité.
b. el reportaje
(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).
Watch the special report tonight at 9 pm.Mira el reportaje especial hoy a las 9 pm.
c. la noticia
(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).
I read the report about the famine in Africa.Leí la noticia sobre la hambruna en África.
d. el reporte
(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).
Who wrote the water quality report?¿Quién escribió el reporte sobre la calidad del agua?
e. la crónica
(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).
You can read the full report about the game in today's paper.Se puede leer la crónica completa sobre el partido en el periódico de hoy.
2. (school assignment)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el trabajo
(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 have to turn in my report on President Madison this Friday.Debo entregar mi trabajo sobre el presidente Madison este viernes.
3. (student assessment)
a. el boletín de notas
(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).
My son got a good report from his teacher this semester.Mi hijo obtuvo un buen boletín de notas de su maestra este semestre.
4. (rumor)
a. el rumor
(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).
The reports of the Olympics being hosted in La Rioja turned out to be false.Los rumores de que los juegos olímpicos se iban a celebrar en La Rioja resultaron falsos.
5. (explosive noise)
a. el estallido
(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).
There was a loud report as all the fireworks exploded at once.Hubo un fuerte estallido cuando todos los fuegos artificiales estallaron a la vez.
6. (reputation)
a. la reputación
(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).
The company didn’t hire him because of his bad report.La empresa no lo contrató por su mala reputación.
b. la fama
(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).
My mother always strives to stay away from people of bad report.Mi mamá siempre procura evitar a la gente de mala fama.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to give information on)
a. informar sobre
The news reported an accident on highway 66.Las noticias informaron sobre un accidente en la carretera 66.
b. reportar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Please report your schedule to your team leader.Por favor, reporta tu horario a tu líder de equipo.
c. informar de que
I am glad to report that our school's team will be going to the national championships.Me complace informarles de que el equipo de nuestra escuela irá a los campeonatos nacionales.
8. (to notify)
a. denunciar
If you are the victim of a crime, you should report it to the police.Si eres víctima de un delito, debes denunciarlo a la policía.
b. dar parte de
My wife reported the accident that happened in front of our house.Mi esposa dio parte del accidente que ocurrió frente a nuestra casa.
9. (to allege)
a. decirse que
She is reported to have won hundreds of trophies over her coaching career.Se dice que ella ha ganado cientos de trofeos a lo largo de su carrera como entrenadora.
b. decir
The neighbors reported seeing wild boars in the streets last night.Los vecinos dijeron haber visto jabalíes en las calles anoche.
10. (to denounce)
a. denunciar
Brian reported the drug dealers to the police.Brian denunció a los narcotraficantes a la policía.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
11. (to present oneself)
a. presentarse
You need to report for your interview at 9 am.Debes presentarte para la entrevista a las 9 am.
b. reportarse
The janitor reports for work at 6 am every morning.El conserje se reporta a trabajar a las 6 am todas las mañanas.
12. (to be accountable to; used with "to")
a. reportar a
Minerva, the secretary, reports to Susana, the administrator.Minerva, la secretaria, reporta a Susana, la administradora.
b. rendir cuentas ante
The police chief reports to the city manager.El jefe de policía rinde cuentas ante el gerente de la ciudad.
13. (to give a report)
a. presentar un informe
Hugo will report on the budget at the meeting.Hugo presentará un informe sobre el presupuesto en la reunión.
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