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"Impact" is a noun which is often translated as "el impacto", and "personal" is an adjective which is often translated as "personal". Learn more about the difference between "impact" and "personal" below.
impact(
ihm
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pahkt
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ihm
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pahkt
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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. (collision)
a. el impacto
(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 impact of the boat against the dock knocked him down.El impacto del barco contra el muelle lo tumbó.
2. (effect)
a. el impacto
(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).
Could the rise of robots have a negative impact on employment?¿El auge de los robots podría tener un impacto negativo en el empleo?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to collide)
a. chocar contra
The bumper impacted a lamppost when I backed up.La defensa chocó contra un poste de luz cuando retrocedí.
4. (to influence)
a. afectar
The president's decisions impact the lives of millions of people.Las decisiones del presidente afectan la vida de millones de personas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to strike)
a. hacer impacto
My phone slipped out of my hand and impacted with the ground.Mi teléfono se deslizó de mi mano e hizo impacto en el suelo.
6. (to affect)
a. tener un impacto
Retailers fear new traffic restrictions will impact on consumer spending.Los minoristas temen que las nuevas restricciones de tráfico tengan un impacto en el gasto del consumidor.
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personal(
puhr
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suhn
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uhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (individual)
a. personal
From personal experience, I would advise you not to propose in public.Por experiencia personal, te aconsejaría que no le pidas la mano en público.
2. (private)
a. personal
This is a personal matter between him and me, so don't interfere.Este es un asunto personal entre él y yo, así que no te metas.
b. privado
I think that my secretary is reading my personal correspondence.Me parece que mi secretaria lee mi correspondencia privada.
3. (in person)
a. en persona
I'll take personal care of your financial problems with the bank.Me encargaré en persona de tus problemas financieros con el banco.
4. (physical)
a. personal
The subway is proof that some people don't have a clue about what personal hygiene means.El metro es prueba de que hay personas que no tienen idea de lo que significa la higiene personal.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (advert)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el anuncio personal
(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).
Look, your personal has been published in today's newspaper!Mira, ¡han publicado tu anuncio personal en el periódico de hoy!
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