Quick answer
"Let" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "dejar", and "hire" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "contratar". Learn more about the difference between "let" and "hire" below.
let(
leht
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to allow)
a. dejar
Her parents didn't let her go to the party.Sus padres no la dejaron ir a la fiesta.
b. permitir
Would you let me drive your car this weekend?¿Me permites manejar tu carro este fin de semana?
2. (to rent) (United Kingdom)
a. alquilar
He is planning to let his apartment for three months.Está pensando alquilar su apartamento por tres meses.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (tennis)
a. el nulo
(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 first point was a let.El primero punto fue nulo.
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hire(
hay
-
uhr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to employ)
a. contratar
The company hired three translators to interpret the documents.La empresa contrató a tres traductores para interpretar los documentos.
2. (to rent) (United Kingdom)
a. rentar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
They hire a car every time they go on vacation.Rentan un coche cada vez que se van de vacaciones.
b. alquilar (River Plate)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We decided to hire an apartment instead of buying.Decidimos alquilar un apartamento en lugar de comprar.
c. arrendar
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
What are the requirements to hire a home?¿Cuáles son los requisitos para arrendar una vivienda?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (cost of rent) (United Kingdom)
a. la renta
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We have to pay the hire by the first of each month.Tenemos que pagar la renta para el primero de cada mes.
b. el alquiler
(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).
(River Plate)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The hire in the city center is more expensive than in the outskirts.El alquiler en el centro de la ciudad es más caro que en las afueras.
c. el arriendo
(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).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
I haven't got enough money to pay the hire.No me alcanza la plata para pagar el arriendo.
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