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"Offensive" is an adjective which is often translated as "ofensivo", and "pale" is an adjective which is often translated as "pálido". Learn more about the difference between "offensive" and "pale" below.
offensive(
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sihv
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (derogatory)
a. ofensivo
She found his insensitive comments offensive.Le parecieron ofensivos sus comentarios insensibles.
b. insultante
You should maybe change the wording of your title. Somebody might find it offensive.Tal vez debas cambiar el título. Alguien podría encontrarlo insultante.
2. (abhorrent)
a. desagradable
The scent of durian is so offensive that it has been banned from public transportation.El olor del durián es tan desagradable que está prohibido llevarlo en el transporte público.
3. (military)
a. ofensivo
If we had better organized our offensive strategy, we would've won the last battle.Si hubiéramos organizado mejor nuestra estrategia ofensiva, habríamos ganado la última batalla.
4. (sports)
a. de ataque
The offensive team only needs one more point to win.Al equipo de ataque le falta solo un punto más para ganar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (aggressive attack)
a. la ofensiva
(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).
They launched an offensive to get back the soldiers who had been captured.Lanzaron una ofensiva para rescatar a los soldados que habían sido capturados.
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pale(
peyl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pallid)
a. pálido
Mary became pale when she heard about the accident.Mary se puso pálida cuando se enteró del accidente.
b. blanco
The vampire had pale skin and fine clothes.El vampiro tenía la piel blanca y vestía elegante.
2. (light)
a. claro
I wear pale color clothes because they compliment my skin tone.Uso ropa de color claro porque va con mi tono de piel.
3. (not bright)
a. pálido
The painter used pale tones to display sadness and despair.El pintor usó tonos pálidos para mostrar tristeza y desesperanza.
b. tenue
The power went out, and only the pale moon illuminated the road.Se cortó la luz y solo la tenue luna iluminaba el camino.
4. (imitation)
a. burdo
This is but a pale imitation of the real Spanish cured ham.Esto no es más que una burda imitación del auténtico jamón serrano español.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to become pale)
a. palidecer
I paled at the sight of the cobra.Palidecí cuando vi la cobra.
6. (to seem insignificant)
a. no ser nada
The costs of reducing emissions pale beside the risks the world faces.Los costes de reducir emisiones no son nada comparados con los riesgos que afronta el planeta.
b. resultar insignificante
My accomplishments pale in comparison to the champion's.Mis logros resultan insignificantes comparados con los del campeón.
c. palidecer
A new stock market crash would make our current economic problems pale into insignificance.Un nuevo crac bursátil haría palidecer nuestros actuales problemas económicos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (piece of wood)
a. la estaca
(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 pair of pales marked the finish line.Un par de estacas marcaban la línea de llegada.
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