Quick answer
"Liked" is a form of "like", a transitive verb which is often translated as "gustar". "Piece" is a noun which is often translated as "el pedazo". Learn more about the difference between "liked" and "piece" below.
like(
layk
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to find pleasant)
a. gustar
I like getting up early.Me gusta madrugar.
2. (to prefer)
a. gustar
I like anchovies on my pizza.Me gusta la pizza con anchoas.
3. (to get on well with)
a. caer bien
I have known John for years and I really like him.Hace años que conozco a John y me cae muy bien.
4. (to interest romantically)
a. gustar
I really like you. Will you go to the dance with me?Me gustas mucho. ¿Me acompañas al baile?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to desire)
a. querer
The queen can do as she likes.La reina puede hacer lo que quiera.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
6. (similar to)
a. como
That guy has a car just like mine.Ese chico tiene un coche como el mío.
7. (similarly)
a. como
Act like a professional.Compórtate como un profesional.
8. (such as)
a. como
Volunteers did different jobs like sewing, cooking, and cleaning.Los voluntarios realizaban distintos trabajos, como coser, cocinar y limpiar.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
9. (similar)
a. parecido
Just try to find like people to socialize with.Intenta encontrar a gente parecida a ti con quien alternar.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
10. (comparable)
a. como
The movie version of the musical was nothing like watching it live.La versión de cine del musical no era tan bueno como la versión en vivo.
11.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used as a filler or in reported speech)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I, like, bumped into him when I least expected it.Pues yo me encontré con él cuando menos me lo esperaba.
When she told me that she was divorcing her husband, I was like, "Why is she telling me this?"Cuando me dijo que se iba a divorciar de su marido, yo pensé: "¿Por qué me está diciendo esto?"
b. en plan
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I'm like gonna tell him as soon as I see him.Voy en plan decírselo en cuanto lo vea.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
12. (telecommunications)
a. el me gusta
(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).
How many likes did your video get?¿Cuántos me gusta te pusieron en el video?
13. (similiar person or thing)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't think we'll be seeing the likes of Mozart and Beethoven again!¡No me imagino que se volverán a ver tipos como Mozart o Beethoven!
We've never had their like around these parts before.Nunca se vio gente así por estas partes.
-like
A suffix is an affix that is added to the end of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. philia, ism).
suffix
14. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Although this organism is plantlike, it is actually a protist.Aunque este organismo es parecido a una planta, en realidad es una protista.
Some dog breeds are wolflike, but many are not.Algunas razas caninas parecen lobos, pero muchas no.
likes
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
15. (pleasure)
a. gustos
Let's start with your likes and dislikes.Empecemos por tus gustos y aversiones.
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piece(
pis
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fragment)
a. el pedazo
(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 couldn't finish my meal and I left a piece of meat on the plate.No pude acabarme la comida y dejé un pedazo de carne en el plato.
b. el trozo
(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 piece of chocolate cake is too big for me!¡Este trozo de pastel de chocolate es demasiado grande para mí!
2. (component)
a. la pieza
(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).
There's a piece missing in the engine; that's why it doesn't work.Al motor le falta una pieza, por eso no funciona.
3. (art)
a. la pieza
(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).
Pablo Picasso produced hundreds of ceramic pieces in the last few years of his life.Pablo Picasso produjo cientos de piezas de cerámica en los últimos años de su vida.
4. (specimen)
a. la pieza
(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).
This piece of fine pottery belongs to a lost civilization.Esta pieza de cerámica fina pertenece a una civilización perdida.
5. (item)
a. la pieza
(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).
Would you like a piece of fruit?¿Quieres una pieza de fruta?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Can I offer you a piece of advice?¿Te puedo ofrecer un consejo?
This piece of furniture would look better over there.Este mueble se vería mejor por allá.
6. (music)
a. la pieza
(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 orchestra played a piece by Mozart before introducing the conductor.La orquesta tocó una pieza de Mozart antes de presentar al director.
7. (theater)
a. la pieza
(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 actors performed a piece by Lope de Vega.Los actores presentaron una pieza de Lope de Vega.
8. (journalism)
a. el artículo
(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).
Did you see the piece in The Times about new solar technologies?¿Viste el artículo en The Times acerca de las nuevas tecnologías solares?
9. (coin)
a. la moneda
(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).
His grandfather bought the table with a 50 pence piece 100 years ago.Su abuelo compró la mesita con una moneda de 50 peniques hace 100 años.
b. la pieza
(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).
Isaac paid his uncle 50 gold pieces for his business.Isaac le pagó 50 piezas de oro a su tío por su negocio.
10. (games)
a. la ficha
(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).
Do you want to play checkers? - Sure, but I'm missing a red piece.¿Quieres jugar a las damas? - Está bien, pero me falta una ficha roja.
b. la pieza
(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).
My chess pieces are made of wood.Las piezas de mi juego de ajedrez están hechas de madera.
11. (weapon)
a. la pistola
(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 cowboy grabbed his piece, took aim, and shot.El vaquero agarró su pistola, apuntó y disparó.
b. la pieza
(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).
Thousands of artillery pieces were left lying in French battlefields after World War I.Miles de piezas de artillería quedaron tendidas en los campos de batalla franceses después de la Primera Guerra Mundial.
c. la pipa
(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 very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The gangster aimed his piece at the store clerk, and the clerk fainted.El gánster apuntó con la pipa al encargado de la tienda, y este se desmayó.
12. (distance)
a. el trecho
(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).
Does Bonnie live next door? - No, but she's close by. She lives down the road a piece.¿Bonnie vive en la casa de al lado? - No, pero vive cerca, a un trecho hacia abajo por esta calle.
13.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(woman)
a. la tipa
(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 word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Who is that hot piece standing by the bar?¿Quién es esa tipa sexy parada al lado del bar?
b. la tía
(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 word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Did you see Paco's girlfriend? - Yeah, she's a nice piece.¿Viste a la novia de Paco? - Sí, es una tía guapa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
14. (to assemble; used with "together")
a. montar
We managed to piece the ornament together before anyone knew we'd dropped it.Fuimos capaces de montar el ornamento antes de que nadie supiera que se nos había caído.
15. (to work out; used with "together")
a. reconstruir
We've tried to piece together the details of the case but it doesn't make sense.Hemos intentado reconstruir los detalles del caso pero no tiene sentido.
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