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"Gerund" is a noun which is often translated as "el gerundio", and "end up" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "terminar". Learn more about the difference between "gerund" and "end up" below.
gerund(
jeh
-
ruhnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el gerundio
(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 English, you can turn a verb into a gerund by adding -ing.En inglés, se puede convertir un verbo en un gerundio por añadir -ing.
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end up(
ehnd
 
uhp
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to result)
a. terminar
The shyest girl in class ended up becoming a famous actress.La chica más tímida de la clase terminó por convertirse en una actriz famosa.
b. acabar
I ended up at a restaurant close to home, because the traffic was too heavy to go elsewhere.Acabé en un restaurante cerca de casa, porque el tráfico estaba demasiado pesado para ir a otro lado.
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