Quick answer
"Last resort" is a noun which is often translated as "el último recurso", and "resource" is a noun which is often translated as "el recurso". Learn more about the difference between "last resort" and "resource" below.
last resort
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (final recourse)
a. el último recurso
(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).
Getting money from our savings would be our last resort.Tomar dinero de nuestros ahorros sería nuestro último recurso.
b. la última opción
(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).
Taking the matter to court will be my last resort.Llevar el asunto a los tribunales será mi última opción.
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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. (something useful)
a. el recurso
(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).
This pamphlet is an excellent resource for people new to the community.Este folleto es un recurso excelente para la gente nueva de la comunidad.
b. el medio
(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 clinic has several resources for helping patients deal with chronic pain.La clínica tiene varios medios para ayudar a los pacientes a enfrentarse al dolor crónico.
2. (ingenuity)
a. los recursos
(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).
Harris was able to get out of a difficult situation thanks to his coolness and resource.Harris pudo salir de una situación difícil gracias a su sangre fría y a sus recursos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to fund)
a. financiar
The government has resourced a new division to go after tax dodgers.El gobierno ha financiado una nueva sección para perseguir a los evasores de impuestos.
resources
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (source of wealth)
a. los recursos
(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).
Some resources are renewable, but some of the most valuable, such as petroleum, are not.Algunos recursos son renovables, pero algunos de los más valiosos, como el petróleo, no lo son.
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