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"Fitting" is an adjective which is often translated as "apropiado", and "suitable" is an adjective which is often translated as "adecuado". Learn more about the difference between "fitting" and "suitable" below.
fitting(
fih
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dihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (appropriate)
a. apropiado
It is only fitting that she should be well remunerated for the job she does.Lo más apropiado sería que percibiera una buena remuneración por el trabajo que realiza.
b. adecuado
A fitting end to the meal would be a glass of cognac.Un vaso de coñac sería la forma adecuada de concluir la comida.
c. digno
The book is a fitting tribute to the bravery of those men who gave their lives in the war.El libro es un digno homenaje al coraje de aquellos hombres que dieron su vida en la guerra.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (trying on)
a. la prueba
(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've arranged a fitting for your costume in the play.He preparado la prueba de tu vestuario para la obra de teatro.
3. (shoe size) (United Kingdom)
a. la horma
(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 son has very wide feet so he needs an H fitting.Mi hijo tiene los pies muy anchos y necesita una horma de tamaño H.
fittings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (movable fixtures)
a. los accesorios
(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).
When we bought the house, the owner agreed to include some of the fittings, like the dishwasher and a bookcase, in the selling price.Cuando compramos la casa, el dueño aceptó incluir en el precio de venta algunos de los accesorios, como el lavaplatos y una estantería.
b. el equipamiento
(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).
We'll need to budget for fittings for the new store: display units, mannequins, counters, etc.Tendremos que prever gastos de equipamiento para la nueva tienda: góndolas expositoras, maniquíes, mostradores, etc.
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suitable(
su
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duh
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buhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (apt)
a. adecuado
I don't think these are suitable living conditions.No creo que estas sean las condiciones adecuadas para vivir.
b. apropiado
This book is not suitable for teenagers.Este libro no es apropiado para adolescentes.
2. (convenient)
a. conveniente
Is it suitable for you to meet at my place?¿Para ti es conveniente vernos en mi casa?
What is a suitable time for us to meet?¿A qué hora te viene bien que quedemos?
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