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"Inquiry" is a noun which is often translated as "la pregunta", and "research" is a noun which is often translated as "la investigación". Learn more about the difference between "inquiry" and "research" below.
inquiry(
ihng
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kwuhr
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i
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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. (question)
a. la pregunta
(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).
Our representatives will gladly assist you with any inquiry you might have.Nuestros representantes contestarán con gusto cualquier pregunta que usted tenga.
b. la consulta
(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).
We will try to answer your inquiry as soon as possible.Trataremos de responder a su consulta lo más pronto posible.
2. (investigation)
a. la investigación
(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).
There's an inquiry underway regarding the recent robbery.Hay una investigación en curso acerca del reciente robo.
b. la indagación
(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).
What is this about, agent? - Just a routine inquiry.¿De qué se trata esto, agente? - Solo es una indagación de rutina.
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research(
ri
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suhrch
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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. (studies)
a. la investigación
(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).
The research he's carrying out is groundbreaking.La investigación que está llevando a cabo es revolucionaria.
b. las investigaciones
(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).
We need to carry out more research on the influence of social media on our lives.Hay que llevar a cabo más investigaciones sobre la influencia de los medios sociales en nuestras vidas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to study)
a. investigar
I'm going to research how students can improve their pronunciation in Spanish.Voy a investigar cómo los estudiantes pueden mejorar su pronunciación en español.
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