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"Goggles" is a plural noun which is often translated as "gafas", and "safety glasses" is a plural noun which is often translated as "las gafas de seguridad". Learn more about the difference between "goggles" and "safety glasses" below.
goggles(
ga
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guhlz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (sports)
a. gafas
These goggles won't mist up when you dive.Estas gafas no se empañan al bucear.
b. anteojos protectores
My goggles had filled up with water.Mis anteojos se habían llenado de agua.
2. (protective glasses)
a. gafas protectoras
It is recommended that you wear goggles when using the hedge trimmer.Se recomienda usar gafas protectoras cuando maneje el cortasetos.
b. anteojos protectores
You'll need thick goggles for this job.Vas a necesitar anteojos protectores gruesas para este trabajo.
goggle
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to stare)
a. mirar con ojos desorbitados
Thousands of onlookers stood frozen and goggled at the tightrope walker.Miles de espectadores quedaban congelados y miraban con ojos desorbitados al funámbulo.
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safety glasses(
seyf
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di
 
glah
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sihz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (general)
a. las gafas de seguridad
(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 always wear safety glasses when I play racquetball.Siempre llevo gafas de seguridad cuando juego al ráquetbol.
b. los lentes de seguridad
(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).
, las lentes de seguridad
(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).
Class, before we start, you must all put on your safety glasses.Clase, antes de comenzar, todos deben ponerse los lentes de seguridad.
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