"Intent" is a noun which is often translated as "la intención", and "attempt" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "intentar". Learn more about the difference between "intent" and "attempt" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. la intención
(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 prosecutor has to prove the defendant's intent beyond a reasonable doubt.El fiscal tiene que demostrar la intención del acusado fuera de toda duda razonable.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
She spends all her time in the library because she is intent on graduating at the top of her class.Pasa todo el tiempo en la biblioteca porque está decidida a graduarse como la mejor de su clase.
It didn't matter how many times she failed. She was intent on succeeding.No importaba las veces que fallara, estaba resuelta a triunfar.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to try)
The group was attempting to climb Everest.El grupo intentaba escalar el Everest.
b. tratar de
I attempted to convince my mother but failed.Traté de convencer a mi madre pero no lo conseguí.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Nobody had ever attempted the journey before.Nadie había intentado hacer el viaje antes.
You should attempt two questions in Part 3.Deberían intentar contestar dos preguntas de la tercera parte.