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"Infinitive" is a noun which is often translated as "el infinitivo", and "in case of" is a phrase which is often translated as "en caso de". Learn more about the difference between "infinitive" and "in case of" below.
infinitive(
ihn
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fih
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nih
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dihv
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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 infinitivo
(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 infinitive of "goes" is "to go."El infinitivo de "goes" es "to go".
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. infinitivo
The verb in that sentence should be in the infinitive form.El verbo de esa oración tendría que estar en la forma infinitiva.
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in case of(
ihn
 
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uhv
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
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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