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"Invite" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "invitar", and "treat" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "tratar". Learn more about the difference between "invite" and "treat" below.
invite(
ihn
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vayt
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ihn
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vayt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to request the presence of)
a. invitar
I'd like to invite some friends to a party.Quiero invitar a algunos amigos a una fiesta.
2. (to ask)
a. invitar
When I went into the office, the manager invited me to take a seat.El jefe me invitó a tomar asiento cuando entré en el despacho.
b. solicitar (formal)
Candidates are invited to send in their résumés.Se solicita a los candidatos que envíen su CV.
3. (to provoke)
a. provocar
His photographic work invites reflections about the ethics and behavior of human beings.Su obra fotográfica provoca una reflexión sobre la ética y el comportamiento del ser humano.
b. buscarse
You're inviting trouble with that attitude.Te estás buscando problemas con esa actitud.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(invitation)
a. la invitación
(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).
Did you receive the invite to the Christmas dinner?¿Recibiste la invitación para la cena de Navidad?
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treat(
trit
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to behave toward)
a. tratar
Don't treat me that way.No me trates de esa manera.
I treat everyone equally.Trato a todos por igual.
2. (to consider)
a. tomarse
You shouldn't treat it as a joke.No deberías tomártelo a broma.
3. (to handle)
a. tratar
You should treat your camera more carefully.Tienes que tratar la cámara con más cuidado.
b. llevarse
I regret how the situation was treated.Lamento la forma en la que se llevó la situación.
4. (medicine)
a. tratar
A specialist can treat your condition better than I can.Un especialista tratará tu enfermedad mejor que yo.
5. (to invite)
a. invitar
Let me treat you for once.Deja que te invite por una vez.
6. (to indulge in)
a. darse el lujo de
I treated myself to a weekend at the spa.Me di el lujo de pasar un fin de semana en un spa.
7. (to apply)
a. tratar
The walls are treated with a chemical.Se han tratado las paredes con un producto químico.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (something special)
a. la sorpresa
(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).
If you behave, I will give you a treat.Si se portan bien, les daré una sorpresa.
b. la chuchería
(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).
(tidbit, candy)
We've brought some treats for the kids.Hemos traído unas chucherías para los niños.
9. (pleasure)
a. el placer
(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's a treat to see the entire family together.Es un placer ver reunida a toda la familia.
b. el lujo
(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).
I gave myself a treat today and slept in.Me di el lujo de levantarme tarde hoy.
10. (invitation)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Don't worry about the price. This is our treat.No se preocupen por el precio. Pagamos nosotros.
Please, let me. This is my treat.No, no pagues. Invito yo.
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