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"Gross" is an adjective which is often translated as "repugnante", and "net" is a noun which is often translated as "la red". Learn more about the difference between "gross" and "net" below.
gross(
gros
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (disgusting)
a. repugnante
What a gross story! That bit about the roaches gave me the creeps.¡Qué historia tan repugnante! La parte sobre las cucarachas me dio escalofríos.
b. asqueroso
It is a gross smelling fruit, but they seem to appreciate it in that country.Es una fruta con un olor asqueroso, pero parece gustarles en ese país.
2. (total)
a. bruto
Their gross income has dropped as a result of the crisis.Sus ingresos brutos han caído por culpa de la crisis.
3. (blatant)
a. craso
Employing him at the company was a gross mistake.Contratarlo en la empresa fue un craso error.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to earn)
a. obtener beneficios brutos
Our company grossed $10,000 last month.Nuestra empresa obtuvo unos beneficios brutos de 10.000 dólares el mes pasado.
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net(
neht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mesh)
a. la red
(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 fishermen were mending their nets.Los pescadores estaban cosiendo sus redes.
2. (tennis or volleyball)
a. la red
(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 ball hit the net and landed on the opponent's side.La pelota golpeó en la red y cayó en el lado del oponente.
3. (soccer, hockey or basketball)
a. la red
(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 striker headed the ball into the net.El delantero cabeceó el balón a la red.
4. (fabric)
a. el tul
(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).
Her mother bought some net to make her a tutu for ballet classes.Su madre compró tul para hacerle un tutú para sus clases de ballet.
5. (clothing)
a. la redecilla
(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 has to wear a net when she's working on the production line.Tiene que usar redecilla cuando trabaja en la cadena de montaje.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (related to amount)
a. neto
You can calculate the net price by deducting the taxes from the total amount.Puedes calcular el precio neto deduciendo los impuestos de la suma total.
7. (related to effect or result)
a. final
The net result of the changes implemented in the office has been positive.El resultado final de los cambios realizados en la oficina ha sido positivo.
b. global
Some think the net effect of growth on the environment is detrimental.Algunos piensan que el efecto global del crecimiento sobre el medio ambiente es perjudicial.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to catch)
a. atrapar
I tried to net a rabbit, but it was too fast for me to chase.Intenté atrapar un conejo, pero corría muy rápido para perseguirlo.
b. pescar (fish)
A local fishermen netted a small shark today.Un pescador local pescó un pequeño tiburón hoy.
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to earn)
a. embolsarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
They netted thousands of dollars from people who thought they were donating to charity.Se embolsaron miles de dólares de gente que creía que estaba donando a obras benéficas.
10. (sports)
a. marcar (a goal or point)
He soon netted a second goal.Pronto marcó un segundo gol.
b. estrellar contra la red (a ball or a serve)
He netted the ball and lost the match.Estrelló la pelota contra la red y perdió el partido.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
11. (sports)
a. marcar
He netted twice in yesterday's game.Marcó dos veces en el partido de ayer.
Net
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
12. (computing)
a. la Red
(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).
Nowadays, the Net is very important since it connects millions of users worldwide.En la actualidad, la Red es muy importante porque conecta a millones de usuarios de todo el mundo.
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