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"Four times a week" is a phrase which is often translated as "cuatro veces por semana", and "three" is an adjective which is often translated as "tres". Learn more about the difference between "four times a week" and "three" below.
four times a week
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. cuatro veces por semana
I go to the gym four times a week, and I've lost a lot of weight.Voy al gimnasio cuatro veces por semana y he perdido mucho peso.
b. cuatro veces a la semana
I have a glass of wine with dinner about four times a week.Me tomo una copa de vino con la comida como cuatro veces a la semana.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. tres
I have three kinds of goat cheese in my refrigerator.Tengo tres tipos de queso de cabra en mi refrigerador.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el tres
(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).
Three has been her lucky number ever since she had triplets.Tres ha sido su número de la suerte desde que dio a luz a trillizos.
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