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"It" is a pronoun which is often translated as "lo", and "red" is a noun which is often translated as "el rojo". Learn more about the difference between "it" and "red" below.
it(
iht
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (direct object)
a. lo (masculine)
I couldn't believe it.No lo podía creer.
b. la (feminine)
Buy some meat and cook it.Compra carne y cocínala.
2. (indirect object)
a. le
Why did you give it a name? It's a bike!¿Por qué le diste un nombre? ¡Es una bicicleta!
3. (after preposition)
a. él (masculine)
Here's the envelope. There's something inside it.Aquí esta el sobre. Hay algo dentro de él.
b. ella (feminine)
The child jumped into the bed, convinced that there was something under it.El niño brincó sobre la cama, convencido de que había algo debajo de ella.
c. ello (neuter)
Forget about it!¡Olvídate de ello!
4. (personal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't think it will fit in the car.No creo que cabrá dentro del coche.
It is heavier than I thought.Pesa más de lo que pensaba.
5. (impersonal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It was a foggy night.Era una noche nublada.
It's raining cats and dogs out there!¡Está lloviendo a cántaros afuera!
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red(
rehd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (color)
a. el rojo
(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).
Red is my favorite color because I love the Chicago Bulls.El rojo es mi color favorito porque amo los Toros de Chicago.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(politics)
a. el rojo
(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 Reds took over the government.Los rojos ocuparon el gobierno.
3. (red wine)
a. el tinto
(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'm going to have a good red and a steak for dinner.Voy a cenar un buen tinto y un filete.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. rojo
I have just received a dozen red roses.Acabo de recibir una docena de rosas rojas.
b. tinto (wine)
Would you like red wine or white wine?¿Quiere vino tinto o vino blanco?
5. (flushed)
a. colorado
She turned red and asked me if I could help her.Se puso colorada y me preguntó si podía ayudarla.
6.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(politics)
a. rojo
He wants to promote red ideals and fight capitalism.Quiere promover ideales rojos y combatir el capitalismo.
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