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"Fresh" is an adjective which is often translated as "fresco", and "a" is an indefinite article which is often translated as "un". Learn more about the difference between "fresh" and "a" below.
fresh(
fresh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not stale, unpreserved)
a. fresco
The chef gets fresh fish at the market every morning.El chef consigue pescado fresco en el mercado todas las mañanas.
2. (additional)
a. nuevo
It's time to add fresh blood to our team.Ya es hora de traer sangre nueva a nuestro equipo.
3. (not salty)
a. dulce
Fresh water sprang from the mountain.Brotaba agua dulce de la montaña.
4. (cool)
a. fresco
Take a jacket. It looks fresh out there.Llévate una chaqueta. Parece que hace fresco fuera.
5. (cool and fairly strong)
a. fresco y fuerte (wind)
There was a fresh wind off the sea.Soplaba un viento fresco y fuerte del mar.
6. (cheeky)
a. descarado
The teacher reprimanded him for his fresh behavior.El profesor le riñó por su comportamiento descarado.
b. impertinente
You needn't get fresh with me!¡No te pongas impertinente conmigo!
7. (clean)
a. limpio
I just put fresh sheets on the bed.Acabo de poner sábanas limpias en la cama.
8. (recent)
a. recién llegado
They were fresh from the country and didn't know the city well.Estaban recién llegados del campo y no conocían bien la ciudad.
9. (not tired)
a. descansado (person)
I'll feel fresh after a good nap.Tras una buena siesta, estaré más descansado.
b. lozano (face, complexion)
We offer simple tips on how to achieve a fresh complexion.Le ofrecemos consejos simples para tener un rostro lozano.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
10. (recently)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He came to the company fresh from law school.Vino a la empresa recién salido del colegio de abogados.
We're fresh out of croissants.Se nos acaban de terminar los croissants.
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a(
ey
)
An indefinite article is a word that indicates that a noun is not specific (e.g. a girl).
1. (singular article)
a. un (masculine)
Give me a pencil.Dame un lápiz.
b. una (feminine)
Can I have an apple?¿Me das una manzana?
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (per)
a. por
I am paid $85 a day.Me pagan $85 por día.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (letter)
a. la a
(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).
My name starts with an A.Mi nombre empieza con una A.
4. (grade)
a. el sobresaliente
(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).
I got an A on all my exams.Saqué sobresaliente en todos los exámenes.
5. (music)
a. el la
(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).
Juan played an improvisation in A minor.Juan improvisó en la menor.
b. la A
(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).
Can you sing an A, please?¿Puedes cantar una A, por favor?
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