Quick answer
"Formal" is an adjective which is often translated as "formal", and "your" is an adjective which is often translated as "tu". Learn more about the difference between "formal" and "your" below.
formal(
fawr
-
muhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (dressy)
a. formal
Everyone is looking forward to the spring formal dance.Todo el mundo está a la espera del baile formal de primavera.
b. elegante
She wore a formal gown to the wedding.Se puso un vestido elegante para la boda.
2. (official)
a. formal
I'm not happy with the service, so I am going to file a formal complaint.No estoy contento con el servicio, así que voy a presentar una queja formal.
b. oficial
We need to sign a formal contract before we can do business with you.Necesitamos firmar un contrato oficial antes de hacer negocios con ustedes.
c. protocolario
The formal swearing in ceremony will be on Thursday at 3 pm.La toma de protesta protocolaria será el jueves a las 3 pm.
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your(
yawr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (possessive; used to address one person)
a. tu
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Did you find your wallet?¿Encontraste tu cartera?
Don't forget to pick up your bags once we land.No te olvides de recoger tus maletas cuando aterricemos.
b. su
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Would you like me to pick up your children from school, sir?¿Quiere que recoja a sus hijos de la escuela, señor?
2. (possessive; used to address multiple people)
a. su (plural)
Children, where is your mother?Niños, ¿dónde está su madre?
b. vuestro (plural)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I will return your quizzes on Monday.Devolveré vuestras pruebas el lunes.
Your car is parked in the parking lot.Vuestro coche está aparcado en el aparcamiento.
3. (impersonal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Sleeping eight hours a day is good for your health.Dormir ocho horas cada noche es bueno para la salud.
Too much television is bad for your eyes.Ver mucha televisión es malo para la vista.
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