Quick answer
"Leave" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "irse de", and "need" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "necesitar". Learn more about the difference between "leave" and "need" below.
leave(
liv
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to depart from)
a. irse de
She left the house, slamming the door behind her.Se fue de la casa dando un portazo.
b. marcharse de
He left the party in a huff.Se marchó enojado de la fiesta.
c. salir de
The parents asked the child to leave the room so that they could speak privately.Los padres le pidieron al niño que saliera del cuarto para que pudieran hablar en privado.
d. partir de
The ship left the port at dawn.El navío partió del puerto al amanecer.
2. (to abandon)
a. dejar
He left everything to join the army.Lo dejó todo para unirse al ejército.
b. abandonar
They say she left her husband for a younger man.Dicen que abandonó a su esposo por un hombre más joven.
3. (to put)
a. dejar
I don't know where I left my keys.No sé dónde dejé las llaves.
4. (to allow to remain)
a. dejar
Do you want me to leave the door open, or should I close it?¿Quieres que deje abierta la puerta, o la cierro?
5. (to forget)
a. dejar
I think I left my umbrella in the taxi.Creo que dejé mi paraguas en el taxi.
6. (to bequeath)
a. dejar
My grandfather left me five thousand dollars when he died.Mi abuelo me dejó cinco mil dólares cuando murió.
b. legar
Alicia's grandmother left her an apartment in the city.La abuela de Alicia le legó un apartamento en la ciudad.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to depart)
a. salir
My flight leaves from O'Hare airport.Mi vuelo sale del aeropuerto O'Hare.
b. partir
What port did the ship leave from?¿De qué puerto partió el barco?
8. (to go away)
a. irse
He wasn't feeling well at the office, so he left.Él no se sentía bien en la oficina, así que se fue.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
9. (permission to be absent)
a. el permiso
(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 am on leave from September 7th to September 15th.Estoy de permiso desde el 7 hasta el 15 de septiembre.
10. (permission)
a. el permiso
(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).
With your leave, I'll take a few soldiers and engage the raiding parties.Con su permiso, tomaré unos cuantos soldados y enfrentaré a los asaltantes.
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need(
nid
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to require)
a. necesitar
A car needs gas to start.Un coche necesita gasolina para arrancar.
b. requerir
The patient will need some time to recover.El paciente va a requerir algo de tiempo para recuperarse.
c. hacer falta
We need three more chairs for the lunch on Sunday.Nos hacen falta tres sillas más para el almuerzo del domingo.
An auxiliary verb, or helper verb, is a conjugated verb that comes before a main verb and determines the main verb's tense, mood, or aspect (e.g. I have gone.).
2. (to be obligatory or necessary)
a. necesitar
I need to go to the supermarket to buy milk.Necesito ir al supermercado para comprar leche.
b. tener que
The kids don't need to go to school tomorrow because it's a holiday.Los niños no tienen que ir a la escuela mañana porque es día festivo.
c. hacer falta
You don't need to help me move anymore; I'm hiring movers!Ya no hace falta que me ayudes a mudarme; ¡voy a contratar un flete!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (necessity)
a. la necesidad
(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).
Everyone feels the need to be alone from time to time.Todos sentimos la necesidad de estar a solas de vez en cuando.
4. (poverty)
a. la necesidad
(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 need of the families affected by the hurricane was obvious.La necesidad de las familias afectadas por el huracán fue obvia.
5. (obligation)
a. la necesidad
(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).
I don't know why you feel the need to help him.No sé por qué sientes la necesidad de ayudarlo.
6. (basic requirement for life)
a. la necesidad
(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).
A rabbit's basic dietary needs are clean water, fresh vegetables, and lots of hay.Las necesidades alimentarias básicas de un conejo son agua limpia, verduras frescas y mucho heno.
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