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"Good" is an adjective which is often translated as "bueno", and "evil" is an adjective which is often translated as "malvado". Learn more about the difference between "good" and "evil" below.
good(
good
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (moral)
a. bueno
A good man always helps those in need.Un buen hombre siempre ayuda a los necesitados.
2. (favorable)
a. bueno
This is a good sign of economic growth.Esta es una buena señal de crecimiento económico.
You know exercise is good for you.Sabes que el ejercicio es bueno para ti.
3. (suitable)
a. bueno
A good explanation is clear and interesting.Una buena explicación es clara e interesante.
These apples are good for making pies.Estas manzanas son buenas para hacer tartas.
4. (thorough)
a. bueno
This house needs a good clean.Esta casa necesita una buena limpieza.
5. (skilled)
a. bueno
He is good at sports.Es bueno para los deportes.
6. (at least)
a. por lo menos
It will take me a good five years to finish my autobiography.Me llevará por lo menos cinco años acabar mi autobiografía.
7. (delicious)
a. bueno
The food at the Italian restaurant was very good.La comida del restaurante italiano estaba muy buena.
8. (well-behaved)
a. bueno
I'll be a good boy and not do it again.Seré un niño bueno y no lo volveré a hacer.
9. (valid)
a. válido
This coupon is only good through the 31st of December.Este cupón sólo es válido hasta el 31 de diciembre.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
10.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(well)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. bien
I'm doing good today.Me encuentro bien hoy.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
11. (virtue)
a. el bien
(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 good outweighs the bad.El bien supera el mal.
12. (benefit)
a. el bien
(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).
For the good of the company, I must resign.Por el bien de la compañía, debo renunciar.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
13. (reply)
a. bien
Mom, I got an A on my test. - Very good!Mami, saqué un sobresaliente en mi examen. - ¡Muy bien!
goods
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
14. (merchandise)
a. los bienes
(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).
China exports billions of dollars' worth of goods every year.China exporta billones de dólares de bienes cada año.
b. la mercancía
(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).
We must ensure the goods don't spoil.Hay que asegurarse que la mercancía no se estropeé.
c. los artículos
(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).
Bill was caught handling stolen goods.A Bill le pillaron manejando artículos robados.
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evil(
i
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vuhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (wicked)
a. malvado
The character of the mother, in the end, wasn’t so evil.El personaje de la madre, al fin y al cabo, no era tan malvado.
b. malo
Everyone agrees that Hitler was an evil man.Todo el mundo está de acuerdo en que Hitler era un hombre malo.
c. maligno
They say an evil spirit haunts the old castle.Dicen que un espíritu maligno ronda el antiguo castillo.
d. maléfico
He thought the mother had an evil influence on her son.Creía que la madre ejercía una influencia maléfica sobre su hijo.
2. (very unpleasant)
a. horrible
An evil smell came out of the sewers.Un olor horrible salía de las alcantarillas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (wickedness)
a. el mal
(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).
Dumbledore fought evil with non-violence.Dumbledore luchaba contra el mal con la no-violencia.
4. (very bad thing)
a. el mal
(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).
Corruption is one of the major evils of our society.La corrupción es uno de los mayores males de nuestra sociedad.
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