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"Of" is a preposition which is often translated as "de", and "experience" is a noun which is often translated as "la experiencia". Learn more about the difference between "of" and "experience" below.
of(
uhv
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating possession)
a. de
The wings of an eagle can span eight feet.Las alas de un águila se extienden hasta ocho pies.
2. (descriptive)
a. de
It is a question of ethics.Es una cuestión de ética.
3. (indicating material)
a. de
This chair is made of oak.Esta silla es de roble.
4. (indicating distance)
a. de
She walked a distance of three miles.Caminó una distancia de tres millas.
5. (indicating location)
a. de
The Caribbean coast of Mexico is the best location for snorkeling.La costa caribeña de México es el mejor lugar para bucear con esnórquel.
6. (indicating content)
a. de
Can you get me a bottle of water?¿Me traes una botella de agua?
7. (among)
a. de
One of the students in my group got lost.Uno de los estudiantes de mi grupo se perdió.
8. (toward)
a. hacia
He made no effort to hide his hatred of the invaders.No hizo ningún esfuerzo por ocultar su odio hacia los invasores.
b. por
We shared a love of music.Compartíamos un amor por la música.
9. (indicating time)
a. menos
I need to be at the office at a quarter of seven.Tengo que estar en la oficina a las siete menos cuarto.
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experience(
ehk
-
spi
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ri
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ihns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (knowledge gained)
a. la experiencia
(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 know from personal experience how difficult it is to find a job in this area.Sé por experiencia propria lo difícil que es encontrar un trabajo en este campo.
2. (professional practice)
a. la experiencia
(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 have 15 years' teaching experience.Tengo 15 años de experiencia en la docencia.
3. (event)
a. la experiencia
(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).
Seeing the sunrise over Machu Picchu was an amazing experience.Ver el amanecer sobre Machu Picchu fue una experiencia increíble.
b. la aventura
(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).
Visiting Madrid when Franco was still in power was a real experience.Visitar Madrid cuando Franco aún estaba en el poder fue una verdadera aventura.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to feel)
a. experimentar
I experience a sharp sensation in my teeth when sipping a hot beverage.Experimento una sensación aguda en los dientes cuando tomo una bebida caliente.
b. sentir
Do you experience any dizziness when you stand up?¿Sientes mareos al ponerte de pie?
5. (to live through)
a. sufrir
Edgar experienced a terrible accident last year.Edgar sufrió un accidente terrible el año pasado.
b. tener
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