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"God" is a noun which is often translated as "el dios", and "please" is an interjection which is often translated as "por favor". Learn more about the difference between "god" and "please" below.
god(
gad
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (idol)
a. el dios
(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 diosa
(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).
Most of the families we visited in Bangalore had gods in their house.La mayoría de las familias que visitamos en Bangalore tenía dioses en la casa.
2. (influential person)
a. el dios
(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 diosa
(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).
Bowie features on the list of rock gods.Bowie figura en la lista de los dioses del rock.
God
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (supernatural being)
a. Dios
The priest spoke to the parishioners about God.El sacerdote habló con los feligreses acerca de Dios.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (used to express surprise, anger, annoyance, etc.)
a. Dios
Oh, God! The bull escaped its pen!¡Ay, Dios! ¡El toro se escapó del corral!
b. Dios mío
God! What a gorgeous painting!¡Dios mío! ¡Qué magnífico cuadro!
gods
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(theater) (United Kingdom)
a. el gallinero
(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).
Be sure to take your binoculars if you're going to be sitting up in the gods.Asegúrate de llevar los binoculares si te vas a sentar en el gallinero.
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please(
pliz
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (polite expression)
a. por favor
Please, bring me a glass of water.Por favor, tráigame un vaso de agua.
2. (expression of annoyance)
a. por Dios
Could you just stop talking for a second, please!¡Por Dios! ¿Puedes dejar de hablar por un momento?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to prefer)
a. querer
The queen does what she pleases.La reina hace lo que quiera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to satisfy)
a. complacer
You're constantly trying to please people. Don't you get tired of it?Siempre estás intentando complacer a la gente. ¿No te cansas?
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