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"Get at" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "llegar a", and "home" is a noun which is often translated as "la casa". Learn more about the difference between "get at" and "home" below.
get at(
gehd
 
aht
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to access)
a. llegar a
I'm going to have to pull that stuff out from under the sink in order to be able to get at the pipes.Voy a tener que sacar todas esas cosas de debajo de la pila para poder llegar a las tuberías.
b. acceder
The rat poison should be placed somewhere where pets can't get at it.El veneno para ratas se debe colocar en un lugar donde no lo pueden acceder las mascotas.
c. alcanzar
I can't get at the stuff on the top shelf. Do you have a stool I could use?No alcanzo las cosas que están en el estante de arriba. ¿Tienes un taburete que podría usar?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to criticize) (United Kingdom)
a. meterse con
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Leave me alone! Why must you always get at me over every little thing I do?¡Déjame en paz! ¿Por qué siempre tienes que meterte conmigo por cualquier cosita que haga?
b. dar la lata
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My mum was getting at me about doing my homework.Mi mamá me daba la lata para que hiciera la tarea.
3. (to imply)
a. querer decir
Gabriel didn't quite see what I was getting at, so I had to try a more direct approach.Gabriel no entendía bien lo que yo quería decir, así que tuve que probé a ser más directo.
b. insinuar
I was at home the night of the bank robbery. Why? What are you getting at?Estaba en casa la noche del robo de banco. ¿Por qué? ¿Qué está insinuando?
4. (to discover)
a. establecer
The detective swore he would get at the truth one way or another.El detective juró que establecería la verdad de alguna manera u otra.
5. (to bribe)
a. sobornar
Everyone suspected that the mafia had gotten at the mayor.Todos sospechaban que la mafia había sobornado al alcalde.
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home(
hom
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (residence)
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).
They own a large home in the mountains.Tienen una casa grande en las montañas.
b. el hogar
(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).
Welcome to our home. Please, make yourselves comfortable.Bienvenidos a nuestro hogar. Por favor, pónganse cómodos.
2. (institution)
a. la residencia
(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 former neighbor now lives in a veteran's home.Mi antiguo vecino vive ahora en una residencia para veteranos.
b. el asilo
(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 new home for the elderly has been built in the neighborhood.Se ha construido un nuevo asilo de ancianos en el vecindario.
3. (region)
a. la tierra
(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).
Philadelphia is the home of the Philly cheesesteak.Filadelfia es la tierra del Philly cheesesteak.
b. la cuna
(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).
Paris is still considered by many to be the home of fashion.París todavía se considera por muchos la cuna de la moda.
4. (biology)
a. el hábitat
(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 lake is home to a variety of fish.Este lago es el hábitat de una variedad de peces.
5. (games)
a. la meta
(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).
If you roll a six, you'll make it to home and win the game.Si sacas un seis, llegarás a la meta y ganarás el juego.
6. (sports)
a. el home
(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).
(baseball)
The player tripped as he was running toward home.El jugador tropezó mientras corría hacia home.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
7. (to one's home)
a. a casa
It is time to go home now.Ya es hora de irnos a casa.
8. (in one's home)
a. en casa
I'll be home at nine o'clock.Estaré en casa a las nueve en punto.
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