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"Goalkeeper" is a noun which is often translated as "el portero", and "corner" is a noun which is often translated as "la esquina". Learn more about the difference between "goalkeeper" and "corner" below.
goalkeeper(
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ki
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puhr
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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. (sports)
a. el portero
(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 portera
(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).
Felipe is the best goalkeeper in our soccer league.Felipe es el mejor portero de nuestra liga de fútbol.
The goalkeeper stopped all but one of the shots.La portera detuvo todos menos uno de los tiros.
b. el guardameta
(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 guardameta
(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).
The Madrid goalkeeper started his career in a modest neighborhood.El guardameta del Madrid comenzó su carrera en un barrio modesto.
c. el arquero
(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 arquera
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The women's handball team has a spectacular goalkeeper.El equipo femenil de balonmano tiene una arquera espectacular.
d. el golero
(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 golera
(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).
(Southern Cone)
The goalkeeper seemed to fly across the goal to stop the ball.El golero pareció volar por la portería para parar el balón.
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corner(
kawr
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nuhr
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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. (angle)
a. la esquina
(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).
(outer)
Click on the arrow in the bottom right corner of the page.Haz clic en la flecha en la esquina inferior derecha de la página.
b. el rincón
(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).
(inner)
There is a chair in the corner of the room.Hay una silla en el rincón de la habitación.
2. (point where two streets meet)
a. la esquina
(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).
The restaurant is located on the corner of Fifth and Main.El restaurante se ubica en la esquina entre la Cinco y Main.
3. (anatomy)
a. el rabillo
(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).
Look at him out of the corner of your eye.Míralo por el rabillo del ojo.
4. (sports)
a. el córner
(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 player headed in a goal from a corner.El jugador remató de cabeza un gol de un córner.
b. el saque de esquina
(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 goal can be scored directly from a corner.Se puede marcar un gol directamente de un saque de esquina.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to trap)
a. acorralar
Two policemen cornered the thief in the street.Dos policías acorralaron al ladrón en la calle.
6. (to monopolize)
a. acaparar
A company that has cornered the market has a significant competitive advantage.Una empresa que ha acaparado el mercado tiene una importante ventaja competitiva.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (automobile)
a. girar
The old car cornered more precisely than you'd expect.El viejo coche giró de manera más precisa de lo que cabría esperar.
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