Quick answer
"Foot" is a noun which is often translated as "el pie", and "support" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "apoyar". Learn more about the difference between "foot" and "support" below.
foot(
foot
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el pie
(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).
(human)
She hurt her foot playing soccer.Se lastimó el pie jugando al fútbol.
b. la pata
(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).
(animal)
We saw a cat with only three feet today.Hoy vimos un gato con solo tres patas.
2. (measurement)
a. el pie
(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 grandmother is only five feet tall.Mi abuela solo mide cinco pies.
3. (lower part of something)
a. el pie
(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 bunnies played at the foot of the hill.Los conejos jugaban al pie de la colina.
4. (furniture)
a. el pie
(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 design of the feet of this table is quite baroque.El diseño de los pies de esta mesa es bastante barroco.
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support(
suh
-
pawrt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to encourage)
a. apoyar
Come what may, I will always support you.Pase lo que pase, siempre te apoyaré.
b. animar
We went to support him at the competition.Fuimos a animarlo en la competencia.
2. (to hold up)
a. sostener
The canopy is supported by four posts.El dosel se sostiene sobre cuatro postes.
3. (to aid financially)
a. mantener
He has to support two families now.Ahora tiene que mantener a dos familias.
4. (to be in agreement with)
a. apoyar
I cannot support such a stupid decision.No puedo apoyar una decisión tan estúpida.
5. (computing)
a. ser compatible con
My phone doesn't support the new operating system.Mi teléfono no es compatible con el nuevo sistema operativo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (emotional backing)
a. el apoyo
(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 support of her friends helped her through the divorce.El apoyo de sus amigos la ayudó con el divorcio.
b. el respaldo
(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).
His family's support during this rough time is priceless.El respaldo de su familia durante este tiempo difícil no tiene precio.
7. (object that supports)
a. el soporte
(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).
If that support is broken, the roof will collapse.Si se rompe ese soporte, se caerá el techo.
8. (financial backing)
a. el apoyo
(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).
Without his financial support I could have never achieved it.Sin su apoyo financiero nunca lo hubiera conseguido.
b. la ayuda
(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).
Government support is essential to improving our education system.La ayuda gubernamental es esencial para mejorar nuestro sistema educativo.
9. (commerce)
a. el servicio
(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).
That company has great after-sales support.Esa empresa tiene un servicio posventa fantástico.
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