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"Sweat" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "sudar", and "dance" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "bailar". Learn more about the difference between "sweat" and "dance" below.
sweat(
sweht
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to perspire)
a. sudar
I sweat a lot when I'm working out.Sudo mucho cuando hago ejercicio.
It's so hot! I'm sweating like a lobster in a pot.¡Qué calor! Estoy sudando como una langosta en una olla.
b. transpirar
The heat is making me sweat as if I was in a sauna.El calor me está haciendo transpirar como si estuviera en una sauna.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to work hard)
a. sudar la gota gorda
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I sweated to buy this car.Sudé la gota gorda para comprar este automóvil.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be worried)
a. sufrir
Let them sweat a while before you tell them what really happened.Déjales que sufran un poco antes de decirles lo que de verdad ocurrió.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (culinary)
a. rehogar
Sweat the onions for eight minutes and then add the meat.Rehoga las cebollas durante ocho minutos y luego añade la carne.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to worry about)
a. sufrir por
It's no big deal. Don't sweat it.No es gran cosa. No sufras por ello.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (perspiration)
a. el sudor
(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 wiped the sweat from my brow with a towel.Me sequé el sudor de la frente con una toalla.
b. la transpiración
(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).
All my shirts have sweat stains.Todas mis camisas tienen manchas de transpiración.
7. (hard work)
a. la paliza
(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).
Moving the fridge to the second floor was a sweat.Llevar la heladera al segundo piso fue una paliza
sweats
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sweatpants)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. los pants
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I need to buy sweats for playing basketball.Necesito unos pants para jugar básquetbol.
b. el pantalón del jogging
(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).
(River Plate)
She arrived at the gym wearing a T-shirt and sweats.Llegó al gimnasio vistiendo una camiseta y pantalón del jogging.
c. el pantalón de la sudadera
(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).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Sweats are always useful to have, even if you don't do exercise.Siempre es útil tener un pantalón de la sudadera, incluso si no haces ejercicio.
d. el pantalón del buzo
(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).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Your sweats are dirty. You'll have to wear your leggings.El pantalón del buzo está sucio. Tendrás que ponerte los leggings.
e. el pantalón de chándal
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I always wear sweats when I am home.Cuando estoy en casa, siempre llevo pantalón de chándal.
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dance(
dahns
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to move rhythmically to music)
a. bailar
We danced all night.Bailamos toda la noche.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to perform)
a. bailar
I want to learn how to dance salsa.Quiero aprender a bailar salsa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (act of dancing)
a. el baile
(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 father of the bride always gets the first dance.El padre de la novia siempre recibe el primer baile.
b. la danza
(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).
Their dance in the showing of the Nutcracker was breathtaking.Su danza en la reproducción de El cascanueces era impresionante.
4. (fine arts)
a. el baile
(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 boy decided to dedicate himself to dance.El niño decidió dedicarse al baile.
b. la danza
(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 daughter is studying dance in London.Mi hija está estudiando danza en Londres.
5. (type of dance)
a. el baile
(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 tango is a dance traditionally associated with Argentina.El tango es un baile tradicionalmente asociado con Argentina.
b. la danza
(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 natives performed a beautiful dance with their lances.Los nativos ejecutaron una bonita danza con sus lanzas.
6. (event)
a. el baile
(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 welcome dance is taking place that same afternoon.El baile de bienvenida tendrá lugar esa misma tarde.
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