Quick answer
"Jack" is a noun which is often translated as "el gato", and "harry" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "acosar". Learn more about the difference between "jack" and "harry" below.
jack(
jahk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tool)
a. el gato
(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 need to change a flat tire, and the jack is broken.Tengo que cambiar un neumático pinchado y el gato está roto.
b. la gata
(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).
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
The spare tire and the jack are in the trunk.La goma de auxilio y la gata están en el maletero.
2. (electricity)
a. la hembra de enchufe
(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).
Can you help me install this cable jack?¿Podrías ayudarme a poner esta hembra de enchufe?
b. la toma
(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 plug goes into this jack.El enchufe va en esta toma.
3. (card games)
a. la jota
(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).
(in French deck)
You can play either a jack or a queen.Puedes tirar una jota o una reina.
b. la sota
(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).
(in Spanish deck)
Tim manged to win the hand with his jack.Tim consiguió ganar la mano con su sota.
4. (bowling)
a. el boliche
(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 players throw their balls at the jack.Los jugadores lanzan las bolas al boliche.
5. (fish)
a. el lucio
(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).
We didn't fish much today, just a couple of jacks.Hoy no pescamos mucho, solo un par de lucios.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(man)
a. el tipo
(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).
Every jack that took part in that war will be scarred for life.Cada uno de los tipos que participó en esa guerra tendrá una cicatriz de por vida.
b. el quisque
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
That's the sports car that every jack wants to own.Ese es el deportivo que todo quisque quisiera tener.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to steal)
a. afanar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I just saw you trying to jack that blind man's money!¡Te vi tratando de afanar el dinero del ciego!
Jack
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
8. (name)
a. Jack
My brother is called Jack, after my grandfather.Mi hermano se llama Jack, como mi abuelo.
jacks
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
9. (game)
a. los cantillos
(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 only thing kids could do for fun was to play jacks.La única diversión que tenían los niños era jugar a los cantillos.
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harry
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to annoy)
a. acosar
You can't walk through the mall without being harried by the salespeople at the kiosks.No se puede pasear por el centro comercial sin que los vendedores en los quioscos te acosen.
b. hostigar
My boss has been harrying me for weeks about that project.Mi jefe me ha estado hostigando desde hace semanas sobre ese proyecto.
2. (to attack)
a. hostilizar
The Vikings had been harrying the coastal towns for months.Los vikingos habían estado hostilizando a los pueblos costeros durante varios meses.
Harry
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (nickname for Henry)
a. el Quique
(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 Harry is ready, we'll go the circus.Cuando Quique esté listo, iremos al circo.
4. (nickname for Harold)
a. el Haroldito
(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).
We need to call Harry again to come fix the sink.Tenemos que llamar a Haroldito otra vez para que venga a arreglar la pila.
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