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"Income" is a noun which is often translated as "los ingresos", and "double" is an adjective which is often translated as "doble". Learn more about the difference between "income" and "double" below.
income(
ihn
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kuhm
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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. (finance)
a. los ingresos
(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).
Thanks to my promotion, my annual income was higher this year.Gracias a mi ascenso, mis ingresos anuales han sido mayores este año.
b. el salario
(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).
What sort of annual income were you looking to earn?¿Qué aspiraba ganar en términos de salario anual?
c. la renta
(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).
I decided to rent out my old house to get some additional income each month.Decidí alquilar mi antigua casa para tener una renta adicional cada mes.
d. las ganancias
(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).
(profit)
The company's income has decreased year over year.Las ganancias de la empresa han disminuido respecto al año anterior.
e. los réditos
(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).
(from investments)
With stock market investments, your income may fluctuate in the short term.En el caso de las inversiones en el mercado de valores, sus réditos pueden fluctuar a corto plazo.
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double(
duh
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buhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (twice as much)
a. doble
Bring me a double gin.Tráigame un gin doble.
b. dos veces
Helen's income is double that of her sister's.El ingreso de Helen es dos veces el de su hermana.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She's double the fun of her cousin.Ella es el doble de divertida que su prima.
Steven is double the age of Erica.Steven le dobla en edad a Erica.
2. (with two)
a. con dos
"Better" is spelled with double "t"."Better" se escribe con dos "t".
b. doble
Federico has been living a double life, and neither of his wives know.Federico ha estado llevando una doble vida, y ninguna de sus esposas lo sabe.
3. (for two)
a. de matrimonio (bed)
Maria and Jose sleep in a double bed.María y José duermen en una cama de matrimonio.
b. de dos plazas (bed)
Carlos sleeps with his brother in a double bed.Carlos duerme con su hermano en una cama de dos plazas.
c. doble
Fred and Vickie requested a double room at the hotel.Fred y Vickie pidieron una habitación doble en el hotel.
4. (dual)
a. doble
The artichokes in my garden have a double purpose. They look nice, and you can eat them.Las alcachofas en mi jardín tienen un doble propósito. Se ven bien y se pueden comer.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (twice as much)
a. el doble
Niki earns double what she did last year.Niki gana el doble de lo que ganaba el año pasado.
b. doble
I need to get my eyes checked. I'm seeing double.Necesito que me revisen los ojos. Veo doble.
6. (in half)
a. por la mitad
Fold the paper double and put it in the envelope.Dobla el papel por la mitad y colócalo en el sobre.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (drink)
a. el doble
(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).
Give me a double on the rocks.Dame un doble en las rocas.
8. (hotel room)
a. la habitación doble
(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).
Did you book a single or a double for Las Vegas?¿Reservaste una habitación doble o sencilla para Las Vegas?
9. (movies)
a. el doble
(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 doble
(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).
Keira Knightley was a double for Natalie Portman in the Star Wars movie.Keira Knightley fue doble de Natalie Portman en la película de Star Wars.
10. (lookalike)
a. el doble
(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 doble
(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).
I saw your double when I was in Hawaii. - That wasn't my double. I was there.Vi a tu doble cuando estaba en Hawai. - No era mi doble; era yo.
11. (in games)
a. el doble
(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).
You threw a double. That means you get four moves.Sacaste un doble. Te tocan cuatro movimientos.
12. (sports)
a. los dobles
(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).
Lily and Laura won their first doubles match.Lily y Laura ganaron su primer partido de dobles.
13. (two base hit)
a. el doblete
(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 batter got a double.El bateador consiguió un doblete.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
14. (to increase twofold)
a. doblar
I went to the casino with the intention of doubling my winnings. I did, but then I lost it.Fui al casino con la intención de doblar ganancias. Lo hice, pero luego lo perdí.
b. duplicar
If you invest with me, you will double your money in two years.Si inviertes conmigo, duplicarás tu dinero en dos años.
c. redoblar
We need to double our efforts to meet our objectives on time.Hay que redoblar los esfuerzos para cumplir con los objetivos a tiempo.
d. multiplicar por dos
Cars older than 15 years double your risk of dying in a traffic accident.Los coches de más de 15 años multiplican por dos el riesgo de fallecer en un accidente automovilístico.
15. (to fold over)
a. doblar
Double the blanket at the foot of the bed.Dobla la cobija al pie de la cama.
b. doblar por la mitad
Double the sheet metal to make it two ply.Dobla la hoja de metal por la mitad para que sea de dos capas.
16. (movies, theater)
a. interpetar (two roles)
He doubled the parts of Le Beau and Corin in "As You Like It."Interpretó los papeles de Le Beau y Corin en "Cómo gustéis."
17. (in gambling games)
a. doblar
The gambler doubled his bet after every loss, hoping to make up for all his previous losses.El jugador doblaba cada vez que perdía, con la esperanza de compensar todas las pérdidas anteriores.
18. (to sail around)
a. doblar
They doubled the cape and sailed to Madagascar.Doblaron el cabo y navegaron rumbo a Madagascar.
19. (to clench)
a. cerrar
She doubled her fist and knocked him down.Cerró su puño y lo tumbó.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
20. (to increase twofold)
a. doblarse
The percentage of dues paid has doubled this year.El porcentaje de cuotas pagadas se ha doblado este año.
b. duplicarse
The country's foreign debt nearly doubled in 16 years.La deuda externa del país casi se duplicó en 16 años.
21. (to have two functions)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My watch doubles as a calculatorMi reloj hace también de calculadora.
The key fob doubles as a breathalyzer.El llavero es además un alcoholímetro.
22. (to be a stand-in)
a. ser doble de alguien
She doubles for her twin sister, the governor, to throw reporters off her trail.Es doble de su hermana gemela, la gobernadora, para despistar a los reporteros.
23. (bridge)
a. doblar
Don't double unless you have the proper hand.No dobles a menos de que tengas la mano apropiada.
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