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"Group" is a noun which is often translated as "el grupo", and "individual" is a noun which is often translated as "el individuo". Learn more about the difference between "group" and "individual" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (collection of things)
a. el grupo
(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).
There are four groups of fat-soluble vitamins: A, D, E, and K.Existen cuatro grupos de vitaminas liposolubles: A, D, E y K.
2. (number of people)
a. el grupo
(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).
A group of workers went on strike to protest their inhumane working conditions.Un grupo de trabajadores se fue en huelga para protestar las condiciones laborales inhumanas.
b. la pandilla
(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).
My group of friends from high school is planning a farewell party.Mi pandilla de amigos del colegio está planeando una fiesta de despedida.
3. (classification)
a. el grupo
(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).
Chimps and gorillas belong to the same group of animals.El chimpancé y el gorila pertenecen al mismo grupo de animales.
4. (music)
a. el grupo
(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).
I can't wait to see my favorite group in concert.No puedo esperar a ver mi grupo favorito en concierto.
b. el conjunto
(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 group introduced their new single before the release of their new album.El conjunto lanzó su nuevo single antes de publicar su álbum nuevo.
5. (commerce)
a. el grupo
(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 editorial group decides which contents are featured in its publications.El grupo editorial decide qué contenido se incluye en sus publicaciones.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to classify)
a. agrupar
My niece always groups her jelly beans according to color before eating them.Mi sobrina siempre agrupa sus habas de jalea por colores antes de comérselas.
7. (to bring together)
a. agrupar
Group the students by age and distribute the exercises to each one.Agrupa a los estudiantes por edades y reparte los ejercicios a cada uno.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
8. (to form a group)
a. agruparse
When the actor left the hotel, tons of fans grouped around him asking for autographs.Cuando el actor salió del hotel, un montón de fans se agruparon a su alrededor pidiéndole autógrafos.
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individual(
ihn
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dih
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vihj
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u
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uhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el individuo
(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).
I am not criticising any individual or group.No estoy criticando a ningún individuo o grupo.
b. el individuo
(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).
, la individua
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
She's a very odd individual.Es una individua la mar de rara.
c. el tipo
(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).
, la tipa
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I saw a suspicious individual loitering near the premises.Vi a un tipo sospechoso que merodeaba por el local.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (for one person)
a. individual
I freeze the sauce in individual portions.Congelo la salsa en porciones individuales.
3. (of one person)
a. individual
Our English school tailors the classes to your individual needs.Nuestra academia de inglés adapta las clases a sus necesidades individuales.
b. personal
Individual tastes vary enormously.Los gustos personales varían enormemente.
4. (distinctive)
a. individual
Each teacher approaches the subject in an individual way.Cada profesor tiene su manera individual de abordar el tema.
b. personal
She has such an individual style in the way she dresses!¡Tiene un estilo tan personal vistiendo!
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