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"Ghost" is a noun which is often translated as "el fantasma", and "monster" is a noun which is often translated as "el monstruo". Learn more about the difference between "ghost" and "monster" below.
ghost(
gost
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (specter)
a. el fantasma
(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).
They say that ghosts wander the halls of this haunted house.Se dice que fantasmas pasean por los pasillos de esta casa embrujada.
2. (religious)
a. el espíritu
(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).
The Holy Ghost is in our presence right now.El Espíritu Santo está en nuestra presencia en este momento.
3. (trace)
a. la sombra
(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).
He could only muster a ghost of a smile.Solo pudo exhibir la sombra de una sonrisa.
b. la mínima posibilidad
(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).
This team doesn't have a ghost of a chance of winning today.Este equipo no tiene ni la más mínima posibilidad de ganar hoy.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to write)
a. escribir por otra persona
I have ghosted three books, but I want to write one of my own.He escrito tres libros por otras personas, pero quiero escribir uno propio.
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monster(
man
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stuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (imaginary scary creature)
a. el monstruo
(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 slew the monster with his fabled sword.Dio muerte al monstruo con su legendaria espada.
2. (cruel person)
a. el monstruo
(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).
, la monstruo
(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).
I'm not a monster. I have feelings like anyone else.No soy un monstruo. Tengo sentimientos, igual que todo el mundo.
3. (badly behaved person)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The neighbor's dog is an absolute monster!¡El perro del vecino es una pesadilla!
Their two daughters are little monsters.Sus dos hijas son malvadas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (enormous)
a. monstruoso
She has a monster zit on her nose.Tiene un grano monstruoso en la nariz.
b. gigantesco
I had a monster hamburger for lunch.Almorcé una hamburguesa gigantesca.
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