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"Itself" is a pronoun which is often translated as "se", and "hell" is a noun which is often translated as "el infierno". Learn more about the difference between "itself" and "hell" below.
itself(
iht
-
sehlf
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (reflexive)
a. se
History always seems to repeat itself.La historia siempre se parece repetir.
2. (emphatic)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Click here to go to the website itself.Haga clic aquí para dirigirse al sitio web en sí.
That remedy by itself was inoffensive.Ese remedio por sí solo era inofensivo.
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hell(
hehl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religious)
a. el infierno
(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 don't believe in heaven or hell.Yo no creo en el cielo ni el infierno.
2. (unbearable experience)
a. el infierno
(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 meeting with my boss was two hours of absolute hell.Esa reunión con mi jefe fue dos horas de infierno absoluto.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used as an intensifier)
a. demonios
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
What the hell are you doing?¿Qué demonios estás haciendo?
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used for emphasis)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Hell, I don't care what you do!¡Carajo, no me importa lo que hagas!
Hell, no! I'm not going with you!¡Ni loco voy contigo!
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