Quick answer
"Flight" is a noun which is often translated as "el vuelo", and "fight" is a noun which is often translated as "la pelea". Learn more about the difference between "flight" and "fight" below.
flight(
flayt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (trip in an airplane)
a. el vuelo
(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 need to find the gate for my connecting flight to La Paz.Necesito encontrar la puerta para mi vuelo en conexión a La Paz.
2. (act of flying)
a. el vuelo
(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 piece is known as "The Flight of the Bumblebee."Esta pieza se conoce como "El vuelo del moscardón".
b. la trayectoria
(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).
(of a projectile)
The outfielder tracked the ball's flight and made a diving catch.El jardinero siguió la trayectoria de la pelota y se lanzó para atraparla.
3. (set of flying objects)
a. la bandada
(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).
(birds)
The flight of birds was heading south.La bandada de aves se dirigía al sur.
b. la escuadrilla
(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).
(planes)
The flight took off for its secret mission.La escuadrilla despegó hacia su misión secreta.
4. (escape)
a. la huida
(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).
(person)
The prisoner's flight ended when he was caught at the river.La huida del prisionero terminó cuando lo cogieron a la orilla del río.
b. la fuga
(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).
(finance)
There are strict laws in place to prevent the flight of capital from the country.Se han aprobado leyes estrictas para prevenir la fuga de capital del país.
5. (of stairs)
a. el tramo
(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 had to climb a flight of stairs.Tuvimos que subir un tramo de escaleras.
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fight(
fayt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (quarrel)
a. la pelea
(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 brothers got into a fight over a girl.Mis hermanos se enzarzaron en una pelea por una chica.
b. la riña
(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 fight between the kids was over a toy.La riña entre los niños fue por un juguete.
2. (military)
a. la lucha
(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 main fight was at the hill.La lucha principal fue en la colina.
3. (struggle)
a. la lucha
(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).
It's a tough fight, but you'll beat cancer.Es una lucha dura pero vencerás el cáncer.
4. (fighting spirit)
a. el espíritu de lucha
(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).
In spite of the defeat, I was still full of fight.A pesar de la derrota, me quedaba espíritu de lucha.
5. (sports)
a. el combate
(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 boxers were training for the fight.Los boxeadores se estaban entrenando para el combate.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to combat)
a. pelear
My dad fought in the battle that won the war.Mi papá peleó en la batalla que ganó la guerra.
b. luchar
American soldiers fought in the Second World War.Soldados americanos lucharon en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
c. combatir
All our troops fought in the war.Todas nuestras tropas combatieron en la guerra.
7. (to quarrel)
a. pelearse
They are always fighting over everything.Siempre se están peleando por todo.
b. discutir
It's decided, so let's not fight anymore.Está decidido, así que no discutamos más.
8. (to struggle for or against something)
a. luchar
My heroes are all those people who fought for their rights to the end.Mis héroes son todas esas personas que lucharon por sus derechos hasta el final.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to combat)
a. luchar contra
The knight fought a dragon to save the princess.El caballero luchó contra un dragón para salvar a la princesa.
b. combatir contra
Our army will fight anything that threatens our freedom.Nuestro ejército combatirá contra todo lo que amenace nuestra libertad.
10. (to oppose)
a. oponerse
It's decided, so don't fight me on this.Está decidido, así que no te me opongas.
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