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"Formal clothes" is a phrase which is often translated as "ropa formal", and "smart" is an adjective which is often translated as "inteligente". Learn more about the difference between "formal clothes" and "smart" below.
formal clothes
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. la ropa formal
(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).
Richard always wears formal clothes.Richard siempre usa ropa formal.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (clever)
a. inteligente
You're a smart guy. You'll know what to do.Eres un chico inteligente. Tú sabrás lo que tienes que hacer.
b. listo
Ana's daughter is really smart. She always gets good grades.La hija de Ana es muy lista. Siempre saca buenas notas.
c. agudo
That was a smart answer from Rob.La respuesta de Rob fue muy aguda.
2. (cocky)
a. listo
Don't get smart with me!¡No te hagas el listo conmigo!
3. (stylish) (United Kingdom)
a. elegante
You look very smart in that suit.Te ves muy elegante con ese traje.
4. (brisk)
a. rápido
She set off at a smart pace.Empezó a caminar con paso rápido.
5. (sharp)
a. seco (tap or blow)
I gave the jar a smart tap to loosen the lid.Le di un golpe seco al tarro para aflojar la tapa.
6. (technology)
a. inteligente
Why do you need so many smart devices? You already have a smart phone and a smart watch.¿Por qué necesitas tantos dispositivos inteligentes? Ya tienes un teléfono inteligente y un reloj inteligente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to burn)
a. escocer
My eyes were smarting from the smoke.Me escocían los ojos por el humo.
b. picar
I touched some nettles and now my hand is smarting.Me rozé con unas ortigas y ahora me pica la mano.
c. doler
This burn is really smarting now.Ahora sí que duele esta quemadura.
8. (to be upset)
a. resentirse
He's still smarting from her rejection.Todavía se resiente porque ella lo rechazó.
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