Quick answer
"Form" is a noun which is often translated as "la forma", and "storm" is a noun which is often translated as "la tormenta". Learn more about the difference between "form" and "storm" below.
form(
fawrm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (shape)
a. la forma
(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 jug had a sinuous form.La jarra tenía una forma sinuosa.
2. (document)
a. el formulario
(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).
Fill in the form and press submit.Rellena el formulario y pulsa enviar.
3. (type)
a. la forma
(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).
Social media is an innovative form of socializing.Las redes sociales son una forma innovadora de socializar.
b. el tipo
(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 may be due some form of compensation.Quizá le corresponda algún tipo de compensación.
4. (way)
a. la forma
(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 ought to be done in some form or other.Debería hacerse de la forma que fuera.
5. (structure)
a. la forma
(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 book took the form of a series of essays.El libro tomó la forma de una serie de ensayos.
6. (literature or music)
a. la forma
(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).
Form and content are inextricably connected in a poem.En un poema, la forma y el contenido están conectados de forma inextricable.
7. (grammar)
a. la forma
(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 adverbial form of "warm" is "warmly."La forma adverbial de "warm" es "warmly".
8. (sports)
a. la forma
(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'm in such a bad form.Estoy en muy baja forma.
9. (etiquette) (United Kingdom)
a. los modales
(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 your table form tonight.Cuida tus modales en la mesa esta noche.
10. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. el curso
(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 has just finished the second form.Mi hijo acaba de terminar segundo curso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
11. (to shape)
a. moldear (personality or clay)
The potter formed the clay with his hands.El alfarero moldeó la arcilla con sus manos.
12. (to create)
a. formar
I want to form a family soon.Quiero formar pronto una familia.
b. fundar (company)
He formed several companies in different European countries.Fundó varias empresas en distintos países europeos.
c. construir (sentence)
Now form a sentence in the present continuous.Ahora construye una frase en el presente continuo.
13. (to develop)
a. formar (opinion or idea)
This enables the customer to form an opinion on the product.Esto permite al cliente formar una opinión sobre el producto.
14. (to represent)
a. constituir (basis)
This document forms the basis of the agreement.Este documento constituye la base del acuerdo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
15. (to develop)
a. tomar forma
Our plan is forming little by little.Nuestro plan va tomando forma poco a poco.
b. formarse
A person's personality is formed during childhood.La personalidad de una persona se forma durante la infancia.
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storm(
stawrm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weather)
a. la tormenta
(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).
Meteorologists say that the storm should arrive in the area in the late afternoon.Los meteorólogos dicen que la tormenta debería llegar a la zona por la tarde.
b. la tempestad
(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).
(at sea)
The storm caused the boat to take on water.La tempestad causó que el bote se llenara de agua.
2. (wave)
a. el aluvión
(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 policy change triggered a storm of protests in the city.El cambio de política provocó un aluvión de protestas en la ciudad.
3. (polemic)
a. el escándalo
(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).
It remains to be seen whether the candidate can weather this latest storm.Está por verse si el candidato es capaz de superar este escándalo más reciente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to attack)
a. asaltar
The rebel forces stormed the capital with no remorse.Las fuerzas rebeldes asaltaron la capital sin remordimiento.
b. tomar por asalto
The battalion stormed the enemy position during the night.El batallón tomó la posición enemiga por asalto durante la noche.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to move aggressively)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
"Someone scratched my car!" he yelled as he stormed into the office."¡Alguien rayó mi coche!" gritó al entrar furiosamente a la oficina.
The fight ended when his wife stormed out of the room.La pelea terminó cuando su esposa salió airadamente de la habitación.
6. (to speak angrily)
a. vociferar
"Just leave me alone!" she stormed."¡Déjame en paz!" vociferó.
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