Quick answer
"Fresh" is an adjective which is often translated as "fresco", and "place" is a noun which is often translated as "el lugar". Learn more about the difference between "fresh" and "place" 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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place(
plehihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical location)
a. el lugar
(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).
We visit the same place every summer.Visitamos el mismo lugar todos los veranos.
b. el sitio
(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).
This is a good place to stop and camp for the night.Este es un buen sitio para parar y acampar durante la noche.
2. (house)
a. la casa
(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).
Why don't we all go to my place for dinner?¿Por qué no vamos todos a mi casa a cenar?
3. (seat)
a. el asiento
(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).
Please take your places; the show is about to start.Favor de tomar sus asientos. Dentro de poco empezará la presentación.
b. la plaza
(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).
Sorry, there aren't any places left.Lo siento, no quedan plazas libres.
4. (position)
a. el lugar
(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).
Try to put yourself in my place.Intente ponerse en mi lugar.
b. el puesto
(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).
(job)
I'd love to find a place in that company.Me encantaría encontrar un puesto en esa empresa.
c. la posición
(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).
(rank)
He took first place at the tournament.Quedó en primera posición en el torneo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to put)
a. poner
Help me place this in that box.Ayúdeme a poner esto en esa caja.
b. colocar
We reached an agreement with the store to have our products placed near the front.Llegamos a un acuerdo con la tienda para colocar nuestros productos en la entrada.
6. (to estimate)
a. estimar
The medical examiner placed the time of death at ten.El forense estimó la hora de muerte a las diez.
b. ubicar
I couldn't place him when he first greeted me.No lo pude ubicar cuando me saludó.
7. (commerce)
a. hacer
Our clients placed a new order at the trade show.Nuestros clientes nos hicieron un pedido en la feria.
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