Quick answer
"Link" is a noun which is often translated as "el enlace", and "act" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "actuar". Learn more about the difference between "link" and "act" below.
link(
lihngk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (computing)
a. el enlace
(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).
Click the link to unsubscribe.Haga clic en el enlace para darse de baja.
2. (part of a chain)
a. el eslabón
(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 had a couple of the links removed from the necklace.Mandé quitar un par de eslabones del collar.
3. (connection)
a. la relación
(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 is a close link between our countries.Hay una relación estrecha entre nuestros países.
b. la conexión
(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 link between these two events is one of cause and effect.La conexión entre estos dos sucesos es de causa y efecto.
4. (telecommunications)
a. el enlace
(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 two studios are connected via a radio link.Los dos estudios están conectados por un enlace de radio.
b. la conexión
(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 phone link between the two presidents was known as the Red Phone.La conexión telefónica entre los dos presidentes se denominaba el teléfono rojo.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cuff link)
a. el gemelo
(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).
My father lent me his links to wear with my tuxedo.Mi padre me prestó sus gemelos para llevar con mi esmoquin.
b. la mancuerna
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
My wife helped me put the brass links into my shirt sleeve.Mi mujer me ayudó a ponerme las mancuernas de latón en los puños de mi camisa.
c. la mancuernilla
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
Where are the gold links I was given on graduation day?¿Dónde están las mancuernillas de oro que me regalaron el día de mi graduación?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to connect)
a. conectar
The high-speed train links all the country's major cities.El tren de alta velocidad conecta todas las ciudades importantes del país.
b. unir
Centuries of friendship and cooperation link our two peoples.Siglos de amistad y cooperación unen a nuestros dos pueblos.
7. (to relate)
a. relacionar
This event is linked to a popular TV show.Este evento está relacionado con un popular programa de televisión.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (to become connected)
a. enlazar
The computer needs to link to the network.La computadora necesita enlazar con la red.
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act(
ahkt
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to take action)
a. actuar
The moment to act is now!¡Ahora es el momento de actuar!
2. (to behave)
a. actuar
He has been acting weird lately.Ha estado actuando de manera extraña ultimamente.
b. comportarse
You just have to act naturally.Simplemente hay que comportarse con naturalidad.
3. (to pretend)
a. hacer
He acted as if he didn't care.Hizo como si no le importara.
4. (to function)
a. actuar
Ordinary painkillers don't act that fast.Los analgésicos normales no actúan tan rápido.
5. (to serve as)
a. servir
The coral reef acts as a barrier.El arrecife de coral sirve de barrera.
6. (to perform a role)
a. actuar
I can't act to save my life!¡No tengo ni idea de actuar!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (deed)
a. el acto
(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).
It was an act of sabotage.Fue un acto de sabotaje.
b. la acción
(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).
He was unaware of the consequences of his acts.No se daba cuenta de las consecuencias de sus acciones.
8. (legal)
a. la ley
(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 act was approved by Parliament.El parlamento aprobó la ley.
9. (entertainment)
a. el acto
(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).
(of a play)
Many Shakespeare plays are divided into five acts.Muchas de las obras de Shakespeare se dividen en cinco actos.
b. el número
(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).
(performance)
He was rehearsing his act before he went on stage.Estaba ensayando su número antes de salir a escena.
c. el grupo
(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).
(band)
We've hired a great act for the reception.Hemos contratado un grupo sensacional para la recepción.
10. (pretense)
a. el teatro
(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).
His crying is just an act.Su llanto es solo teatro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
11. (to perform a role)
a. hacer
He once acted the part of Joseph in a Nativity play.Una vez hizo el papel de José en una obra de Navidad.
b. interpretar
They needed someone to act the role of Othello.Necesitaban a alguien que interpretara el papel de Otelo.
12. (to behave like)
a. hacerse
She enjoyed acting the lady of the manor.Disfrutaba haciéndose la gran señora.
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