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"Grades" is a form of "grade", a noun which is often translated as "la nota". "Marks" is a form of "mark", a noun which is often translated as "la marca". Learn more about the difference between "grades" and "marks" below.
grade(
greyd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (educational achievement)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la nota
(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 got the highest grade on the Spanish exam.Obtuve la nota más alta en el examen de español.
b. la calificación
(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).
Her grades have been improving.Sus calificaciones han estado mejorando.
2. (scholastic level)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el grado
(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 fourth-grade students won the math competition.Los alumnos de cuarto grado ganaron el concurso de matemáticas.
b. el curso
(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).
What grade is your daughter in?¿En qué curso está tu hija?
3. (quality)
a. la calidad
(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 bought some grade-A meat.Compramos carne de la mejor calidad.
4. (military rank)
a. el grado
(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).
It's not possible to tell someone's grade just by looking at their insignia.No es posible saber el grado de alguien solo con mirar su insignia.
b. el rango
(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).
In the military, your pay increases with your grade.En el ejército, tu salario aumenta con tu rango.
5. (gradient)
a. la cuesta
(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).
Remember to downshift when going up a grade.Acuérdate de cambiar a una velocidad inferior cuando vas cuesta arriba.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to correct)
a. calificar
It took me an hour to grade the exams.Me tomó una hora calificar los exámenes.
b. corregir
It's the teacher's assistants who grade our tests, not the professor.Son los asistentes al profesor los que corrigen nuestros exámenes, no el profesor.
7. (to categorize)
a. clasificar
Wool is graded according to the fineness of the fiber.La lana se clasifica según lo fino de la fibra.
8. (to flatten)
a. nivelar
They graded the land before building the house.Nivelaron la tierra antes de construir la casa.
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mark(
mark
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sign)
a. la marca
(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).
(written or printed)
The red mark indicates where you have to stop.La marca roja indica dónde tienes que parar.
b. la mancha
(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).
(on fur or skin)
Dalmatians are white dogs with black marks.Los dálmatas son perros blancos con manchas negras.
c. la señal
(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).
(of a feeling, sensation or emotion)
They stood up as a mark of respect.Se pusieron de pie en señal de respeto.
2. (stain)
a. la mancha
(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 spilt wine left a mark on the carpet.El vino derramado dejó una mancha en la alfombra.
3. (scratch)
a. la marca
(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).
There were some marks on the dining table after the move.La mesa del comedor quedó con algunas marcas después de la mudanza.
4. (trace)
a. la huella
(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).
She's already made her mark on the music industry.Ya ha dejado huella en el mundo de la música.
5. (target)
a. el blanco
(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).
Aim the dart at the mark.Apunta el dardo al blanco.
6. (at school or university) (United Kingdom)
a. la nota
(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).
You need to improve your marks.Necesitas mejorar tus notas.
7. (in races)
a. la marca
(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).
On your marks, get set, go!¡En sus marcas, listos, ya!
8. (former German currency)
a. el marco
(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 mark was superseded by the euro.El marco fue reemplazado por el euro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to indicate physically)
a. marcar
I've marked the sections that need to be deleted.He marcado las secciones que hay que suprimir.
10. (to indicate symbolically)
a. marcar
Industrialization marked the beginning of a new era.La industrialización marcó el comienzo de una nueva era.
11. (to stain)
a. dejar una marca en
The hot mug marked the coffee table.La taza caliente dejó una marca en la mesa de centro.
12. (to commemorate)
a. celebrar
We must find a suitable way to mark the occasion.Tenemos que ver la forma apropiada de celebrar la ocasión.
13. (to have a lasting effect on)
a. marcar
The untimely death of her son marked her forever.La prematura muerte de su hijo la marcó para siempre.
14. (at school or university) (United Kingdom)
a. calificar (an exam)
He spent the weekend marking exam papers.Pasó el fin de semana calificando exámenes..
b. corregir (homework or an essay)
It took her all afternoon to mark their essays.Le tomó toda la tarde corregir sus trabajos.
Mark
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
15. (name)
a. Marcos
My dog's name is Mark, but we call him Marky.Mi perro se llama Marcos, pero le decimos Marquitos.
b. Marco
Mark doesn't like elephants.A Marco no le gustan los elefantes.
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