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"Intersection" is a noun which is often translated as "el cruce", and "delve" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "rebuscar". Learn more about the difference between "intersection" and "delve" 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).
1. (junction)
a. el cruce
(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 you get to the first intersection, turn left.Cuando llegues al primer cruce, gira a la izquierda.
b. la intersección
(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 gallery is located at the intersection of the two streets.La galería está situada en la intersección de ambas calles.
2. (mathematics)
a. la intersección
(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).
Find the intersection of the two binomial equations.Determina la intersección de las dos ecuaciones binomiales.
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delve
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to look for; used with "in" or "into")
a. rebuscar
After delving in his suitcase for several minutes, Roberto finally found his passport.Tras rebuscar en su maleta durante varios minutos, por fin Roberto dio con su pasaporte.
Joanie delved into the toy box and pulled out a huge stuffed elephant.Joanie rebuscó en la caja de juguetes y sacó un enorme elefante de peluche.
b. hurgar
Janice delved into her pocket for a coin, which she gave to her granddaughter for a lollipop.Janice hurgó en el bolsillo para una moneda que le dio a su nieta para una paleta.
c. escarbar
There was a time when I had to go delving in dumpsters just to find food to eat.Hubo un tiempo cuando tuve que ir escarbando en contenedores tan solo para buscar algo de comer.
2. (to research; used with "into")
a. ahondar
Diego has been delving into Buddhism to make sense of his life.Diego ha estado ahondando en el budismo para entender mejor su vida.
b. hurgar
There's no sense in delving into matters that can't be changed or taken back.No hay razón para hurgar en asuntos que ya no se pueden cambiar ni retirar.
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