Quick answer
"Fringes" is a form of "fringe", an adjective which is often translated as "marginal". "Acknowledge" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "reconocer". Learn more about the difference between "fringes" and "acknowledge" below.
fringe(
frihnj
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (marginalized)
a. marginal
What began as a fringe group has become a major political force.Lo que comenzó como un grupo marginal se ha convertido en una fuerza política importante.
2. (alternative)
a. experimental
Chicago has a thriving fringe theater movement.Chicago tiene un movimiento de teatro experimental floreciente.
b. alternativo
Indianapolis is home to a large annual fringe theater festival.Indianápolis es la sede de un gran festival anual de teatro alternativo.
3. (additional)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. adicional
Delia is not very happy with her job, but she stays because of the fringe benefits.Delia no está muy contenta con su trabajo, pero se queda por los beneficios adicionales.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (decorative hanging threads)
a. los flecos
(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).
Annie is wearing a fringe skirt.Annie tiene puesta una falda con flecos
b. el fleco
(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 really like the fringe on your sweater.Realmente me gusta el fleco en tu suéter.
5. (edge)
a. el borde
(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).
A fringe of pine trees surrounded the property, providing some privacy.Un borde de pinos rodeaba la propiedad, brindándole algo de privacidad.
6.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(edge)
a. el margen
(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).
Racism keeps certain groups of people living on the fringe of society.El racismo mantiene a ciertos grupos de personas viviendo al margen de la sociedad.
b. la periferia
(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).
City cemeteries are a relic now that society relegates them to the fringes of the city.Los cementerios citadinos son una reliquia ahora que la sociedad los relega a la periferia de la ciudad.
7. (bangs) (United Kingdom)
a. el flequillo
(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 cut my own fringe when I was three years old.Me corté el flequillo yo mismo cuando tenía tres años.
b. el cerquillo
(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).
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
My hair is hanging in my eyes. I need to get my fringe cut.El cabello me está tapando los ojos. Tengo que ir a que me corten el cerquillo.
c. el fleco
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I cut my fringe too much. I hope it grows out by New Year's Eve.Me corté el fleco demasiado. Espero que me haya crecido antes de Año Nuevo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to edge)
a. bordear
A hedge of rosebushes fringes the garden.Un seto de rosales bordea el jardín.
b. poner flecos a
It would look cute if you fringed the decorative pillows for the sofa.Se veria lindo si le pusieras flecos a los cojines decorativos del sofá.
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acknowledge(
ehk
-
na
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lihj
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to admit)
a. reconocer
He acknowledged that he had been negligent.Reconoció que había sido negligente.
b. admitir
She acknowledged that her opponent had won, but she wouldn't acknowledge her loss.Admitió que su contrincante había ganado, pero no iba a admitir su derrota.
2. (to greet)
a. saludar
I saw my ex-girlfriend at the movies, but she didn't acknowledge me.Vi a mi exnovia en el cine, pero no me saludó.
b. responder a
She said hello to the professor, and the professor acknowledged her with a wink.Saludó al profesor, y este le respondió con un guiño.
3. (to thank)
a. agradecer
His mother acknowledged his efforts to help her.Su mamá le agradeció sus esfuerzos por ayudarla.
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