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"Intention" is a noun which is often translated as "la intención", and "plan" is a noun which is often translated as "el plan". Learn more about the difference between "intention" and "plan" below.
intention(
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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. (aim)
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).
I came here with the intention of getting a fresh start.Vine aquí con la intención de empezar de nuevo.
b. el propósito
(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).
It wasn't my intention to paint the whole house, but I really liked the color.No era mi propósito pintar toda la casa, pero me gustaba mucho el color.
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plan(
plahn
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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. (idea)
a. el plan
(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).
There has been a change of plan, so we will meet at my place.Ha habido un cambio de planes, así que nos vemos en mi casa.
2. (diagram)
a. el plano
(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 architect drew up the plan of our new house.El arquitecto nos hizo el plano de la casa nueva.
3. (scheme)
a. el plan
(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 school is signing a five-year plan to promote the arts.El colegio va a firmar un plan quinquenal para promover las artes.
4. (outline)
a. el esquema
(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).
When the plan of the novel was finished, the writer started writing.Cuando acabó el esquema de la novela, el escritor empezó a escribir.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to arrange)
a. planear
I am looking forward to planning our summer together.Estoy emocionada para planear nuestro verano juntos.
b. planificar
The bride planned the wedding all by herself.La novia planificó la boda ella sola.
6. (to intend)
a. pensar
I plan to have a dog when I live on my own.Pienso tener un perro cuando viva sola.
b. planear
I've been planning to visit her for a couple of weeks.Llevo un par de semanas planeando visitarla.
7. (to draw)
a. diseñar
The architect is planning a building.El arquitecto está diseñando un edificio.
8. (to outline)
a. hacer un esquema de
The author planned her novel in two days, but took three months to write it.La autora hizo un esquema de su novela en dos días, pero tardó tres meses en escribirla.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (to arrange)
a. hacer planes
We have to plan for the future; I do not want to improvise.Hemos de hacer planes para el futuro, no quiero improvisar.
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