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"Goddamn" is an adjective which is often translated as "maldito", and "damn" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "condenar". Learn more about the difference between "goddamn" and "damn" below.
goddamn
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(detestable)
a. maldito
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The goddamn mayor is doing everything he can to make our lives difficult.El maldito alcalde está haciendo todo lo posible para dificultarnos la vida.
b. condenado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We need to find a way to get that mobster the goddamn money!Tenemos que encontrar la manera de hacerle llegar el condenado dinero a ese mafioso.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(used to express anger or dismay)
a. maldición
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Goddamn! Those are the tastiest ribs I've ever eaten.¡Maldición! Esas son las costillas más ricas que he probado en mi vida.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (extremely)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I would never kiss that guy; he's goddamn ugly.Nunca besaría a ese tipo; es feo con cojones.
That gal is goddamn sexy!¡Esa muchacha es de lo más sexy!
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damn
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to condemn)
a. condenar
This family trip was damned from the start.Este viaje en familia estaba condenado al fracaso desde el principio.
2. (to curse)
a. maldecir
A witch damned the house, and it is said that now it is full of ghosts.Una bruja maldijo la casa y dicen que ahora está llena de fantasmas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(detestable)
a. maldito
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That damn rat has destroyed every box in the junk room.Esa maldita rata ha destrozado todas las cajas del trastero.
b. condenado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
That damn policeman knows too much about the crime.Ese condenado policía sabe demasiado del crimen.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(extremely)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
This cat is damn clever; he opened the window, and came into the house.Este gato es de lo más listo, abrió la ventana y entró en casa.
This tea is damn hot!¡Este té está ardiendo!
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(used to express anger or annoyance)
a. caray
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Damn! Why didn't you tell me you were going to come to the party?¡Caray! ¿Por qué no me dijiste que venías a la fiesta?
b. maldita sea
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Damn! The alarm clock was deactivated!¡Maldita sea! ¡La alarma estaba desactivada!
c. carajo
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Damn! I got my finger caught in the door.¡Carajo! Me machuqué el dedo con la puerta.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(something not worthy)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Forget about that dress; it's not worth a damn.Olvídate de ese vestido, no vale nada.
She doesn't like her job; that's why she doesn't give a damn about it.A ella no le gusta su trabajo, por eso, le importa un bledo.
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