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"Offset" is a noun which is often translated as "la compensación", and "tie" is a noun which is often translated as "la corbata". Learn more about the difference between "offset" and "tie" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (compensation)
a. la compensación
(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 bought the plane tickets, and payed a surcharge as an offset for the carbon emitted during the flight.Compré los pasajes de avión, y pagué un recargo en compensación por el carbono emitido durante el vuelo.
2. (printing)
a. el offset
(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).
If you want to print by offset, your graphics should be limited to two colors.Si quiere hacer la impresión en offset, sus gráficas no deben tener más de dos colores.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to counterbalance)
a. compensar
The government offered assistance to offset losses caused by the recent hurricane.El gobierno ofreció asistencia para compensar las pérdidas provocadas por el huracán reciente.
4. (printing)
a. imprimir en offset
Since we need 500 brochures, to offset them would be cheaper than to print them digitally.Como necesitamos 500 folletos, imprimirlos en offset sería más barato que la impresión digital.
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tie(
tay
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. la corbata
(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).
For formal events, he usually wears a suit and tie.Para eventos formales, normalmente lleva traje y corbata.
2. (fastening)
a. el lazo
(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).
She was unable to fasten the ties on the back of her dress.No podía atar los lazos de la parte de atrás de su vestido.
b. el cierre
(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).
(for plastic bag)
The pack of 100 bags comes with plastic ties.El paquete de 100 bolsas viene con cierres de plástico.
3. (link)
a. el vínculo
(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).
We want to create closer ties between our countries.Queremos crear vínculos más estrechos entre nuestros países.
b. el lazo
(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).
She has family ties in Spain.Tiene lazos familiares en España.
4. (encumbrance)
a. la atadura
(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).
Having recently graduated, I had no ties keeping me in the area, so I decided to travel the worldComo hacía poco que me había graduado, no tenía ataduras que me retuvieran en la región, así que decidí irme a viajar por el mundo.
5. (sports)
a. el empate
(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 soccer game ended in a tie, 1-1.El partido de fútbol terminó en empate a uno.
6. (on railroad)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la traviesa
(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 company has to replace all the defective ties.La compañía debe reemplazar todas las traviesas defectuosas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to fasten)
a. atar
I learned to tie my shoes when I was six years old.Aprendí a atarme los zapatos cuando tenía seis años de edad.
b. hacer (a knot)
She tied a knot in the rope in the hope that it would hold.Hizo un nudo en la cuerda con la esperanza de que aguantara.
8. (to link)
a. vincular
The production cost is tied to the availability of raw materials.El costo de producción está vinculado a la disponibilidad de las materias primas.
9. (to encumber)
a. atar
When the kids were young I felt tied to the home.Cuando los niños eran pequeños, me sentía atada a la casa.
10. (sports)
a. empatar
He scored with three seconds remaining to tie the game.Marcó a falta de tres segundos y empató el partido.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
11. (sports)
a. empatar
If they tie, there will have to be a playoff.Si empatan, tendrán que jugar un partido de desempate.
12. (to be fastened)
a. atarse
The blouse ties at the back.La blusa se ata por detrás.
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