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"French fry" is a noun which is often translated as "la papa frita", and "eat" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "comer". Learn more about the difference between "french fry" and "eat" below.
french fry(
frehnch
 
fray
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la papa frita
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I want a hamburger with french fries.Quiero una hamburguesa con papas fritas.
b. la patata frita
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Do you have any ketchup to dip my french fries in?¿Tiene catsup para mojar mis patatas fritas?
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eat(
it
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to consume)
a. comer
I haven't eaten anything since this morning.No he comido nada desde esta mañana.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to consume)
a. comer
We haven't eaten there in years.Hace años que no comemos allí.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to worry or bother)
a. preocupar
Why are you so serious? What's eating you? Come on, tell me.¿Por qué estás tan serio? ¿Qué te preocupa? Vamos, dímelo.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
What's eating her? She didn't even say hello to us.¿Qué mosca le habrá picado? Ni siquiera nos saludó.
What's eating him? Why did he slam the door?¿Qué le pasa? ¿Por qué dio ese portazo?
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