Quick answer
"Future" is a noun which is often translated as "el futuro", and "while" is a conjunction which is often translated as "mientras". Learn more about the difference between "future" and "while" below.
future(
fyu
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (time ahead)
a. el futuro
(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).
In the not too distant future, the Internet could be accessible from anywhere.En un futuro no muy lejano, tal vez se pueda acceder a Internet desde cualquier sitio.
2. (prospects)
a. el futuro
(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).
There is no future in this profession.En esta profesión no hay futuro.
b. el porvenir
(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).
He worked very hard to build a future for himself.Trabajó muy duro para labrarse un porvenir.
3. (grammar)
a. el futuro
(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).
As homework, write five sentences in the future.Como tarea, escriban cinco frases en el futuro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (coming)
a. futuro
My future husband was born in Puerto Rico.Mi futuro marido nació en Puerto Rico.
5. (grammar)
a. futuro
In this exercise, you have to conjugate the verb in the future perfect tense.En este ejercicio, tienes que conjugar el verbo en el tiempo futuro perfecto.
futures
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (economy)
a. los futuros
(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 offer you a simple way to invest in futures.Le ofrecemos una forma sencilla de invertir en futuros.
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while(
wayl
)
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (during)
a. mientras
I love listening to music while I clean the house.Me encanta escuchar música mientras limpio la casa.
2. (as long as)
a. mientras
You will keep your job while I am the boss.Mientras yo sea el jefe, mantendrás tu trabajo.
3. (although)
a. aunque
While he is a good match, her parents do not like him.Aunque sea un buen partido, a los padres de ella no les gusta.
4. (whereas)
a. mientras que
I love the mountains while my husband prefers the sea.Me encantan las montañas mientras que mi marido prefiere el mar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (time)
a. el rato
(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).
After a while, I realized I was on the wrong bus.Después de un rato, me di cuenta de que estaba en el autobús equivocado.
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