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"In case of" is a phrase which is often translated as "en caso de", and "gerund" is a noun which is often translated as "el gerundio". Learn more about the difference between "in case of" and "gerund" below.
in case of(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in the event of)
a. en caso de
The sign said, "In case of emergency, break glass."El letrero decía, "En caso de emergencia, romper el vidrio".
2. (as a precautionary measure against)
a. por si
They were advised to change their money into dollars in case of a currency devaluation.Les aconsejaron cambiar su dinero en dólares por si había una devaluación de la moneda.
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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. (grammar)
a. el gerundio
(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).
In English, you can turn a verb into a gerund by adding -ing.En inglés, se puede convertir un verbo en un gerundio por añadir -ing.
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