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"Inform" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "informar", and "value" is a noun which is often translated as "el valor". Learn more about the difference between "inform" and "value" below.
inform(
ihn
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fawrm
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to apprise)
a. informar
Remember to inform your doctor if you are taking any other medication.No te olvides de informar al médico si estás tomando otros medicamentos.
b. avisar
Why weren't we informed of this beforehand?¿Por qué no se nos avisó de esto con anticipación?
c. comunicar
I regret to inform you that you have not been selected for the summer internship.Lamento comunicarte que no has sido seleccionado para la pasantía de este verano.
d. poner al corriente
My parents had a call from the police to inform them of what had happened with my brother.Los llamó la policía a mis padres para ponerlos al corriente de lo que había ocurrido con mi hermano.
2. (to shape)
a. informar
Living in Spain for six months informed my decision to live abroad after graduation.Vivir en España seis meses informó mi decisión de vivir en el extranjero después de graduarme.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to give incriminating information)
a. delatar
The police persuaded him to inform on his accomplices.La policía lo convenció para que delatara a sus cómplices.
b. denunciar
The authorities taught children to inform on their parents in case of abuse.Las autoridades enseñaron a los niños a denunciar a sus padres en caso de malos tratos.
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value(
vahl
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yu
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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. (price)
a. el valor
(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 value of the house will only increase due to its location.El valor de la casa no hará más que aumentar debido a su ubicación.
2. (finance)
a. el valor
(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).
Between January and April, the value of the dollar increased by 15% against the value of the euro.Entre enero y abril, el valor del dólar aumentó un 15% frente al valor del euro.
3. (importance)
a. el valor
(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).
That necklace has great sentimental value to me because my grandmother gave it to me.Ese collar tiene un gran valor sentimental para mí porque me lo regaló mi abuela.
4. (merit)
a. el valor
(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).
Such gestures only have value if they are made out of principle and not out of interest.Gestos así solo tienen valor si se hacen por principios y no por interés.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to appreciate)
a. valorar
What do you value most in a friend?¿Qué es lo que más valoras en un amigo?
b. apreciar
I value the time that we spend together.Aprecio el tiempo que pasamos juntos.
6. (to assess)
a. evaluar
They will value all antiques at the pawn shop.Evaluarán todas las antigüedades en la casa de empeño.
b. tasar
Before selling the house, an appraiser valued it.Antes de vender la casa, un tasador la tasó.
c. valuar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The dealership valued the used car at $5,000.El concesionario valuó el coche usado en $5,000.
values
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (principles)
a. los valores
(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).
She's a good girl with a strong set of values.Es una buena chica con muy sólidos valores.
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