"I don't eat meat" is a phrase which is often translated as "no como carne", and "fish" is a noun which is often translated as "el pez". Learn more about the difference between "I don't eat meat" and "fish" 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).
a. el pez
(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).
Fish can't breathe out of the water.Los peces no pueden respirar fuera del agua.
The two fishes that are most commonly seen in these lakes are walleye and pike.Los dos peces que se ven con más frecuencia en estos lagos son el lucio y el arenque.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to try to catch fish; often used with "for")
We went fishing for trout in a stream close to the hotel.Fuimos a pescar trucha en un arroyo cerca del hotel.
When I was a kid, I went fishing every weekend.Cuando era niño, iba a pescar todos los fines de semana.
5. (to search)
6. (to try to elicit a response; used with "for")
a. andar a la caza de
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
Stop fishing for compliments; it's unbecoming.Deja de andar a la caza de cumplidos; es impropio.