Quick answer
"Okay" is an adverb which is often translated as "bien", and "deal" is a noun which is often translated as "el acuerdo". Learn more about the difference between "okay" and "deal" below.
okay(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (correctly)
a. bien
Everything is going to be okay.Todo va a estar bien.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (agreed)
a. está bien
Let's go out for dinner. - Okay.Vayamos a cenar fuera. - Está bien.
b. okey
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I left your dinner in the fridge. - Okay.Te dejé la cena en la nevera. - Okey.
c. vale
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Will you drive? - Okay.¿Quieres conducir tú? - Vale.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (in a satisfactory state)
a. bien
Are you okay? The fall had to hurt.¿Estás bien? La caída te ha tenido que doler.
4. (acceptable)
a. bien
The movie is okay, but I wish it had a little bit more action.La película está bien, pero me gustaría que tuviera algo más de acción.
b. bueno
Its performance is okay, the problem is how fast it deteriorates.Su rendimiento es bueno, el problema es que se deteriora muy rápido.
5. (likeable)
a. simpático
She is more than okay, she is incredible.Es más que simpática, es increíble.
6. (permissible)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
If you don't feel like going out, that's quite okay.Si no tienes ganas de salir, no hay ningún problema.
Is it okay if I leave it here?¿Lo puedo dejar aquí?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (approval)
a. el visto bueno
(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).
You have my okay to post it.Tienes mi visto bueno para publicarlo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to approve)
a. aprobar
For it to be implemented, the committee must okay it.Para ponerlo en práctica, tiene que aprobarlo el comité.
b. dar el visto bueno a
Has the boss okayed it?¿Le dio el jefe el visto bueno?
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deal(
dil
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agreement)
a. el acuerdo
(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).
After hours of negotiation, the two sides signed a deal.Después de horas de negociación, las dos partes firmaron un acuerdo.
b. el trato
(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 made a deal, you can't back out now.Hicimos un trato, ahora no puedes echarte atrás.
2. (transaction)
a. el trato
(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).
Our best salesman has closed 15 deals this quarter.Nuestro mejor vendedor ha cerrado 15 tratos este trimestre.
b. la transacción
(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 deal isn't complete until the payment is made.La transacción no está completa hasta que se realice el pago.
3. (bargain)
a. la ganga
(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).
Three dollars for a pair of socks? What a deal!¡Tres dólares por un par de calcetines? ¡Qué ganga!
4. (treatment)
a. el trato
(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).
Prisoners received a reasonable deal.Los prisioneros recibieron un trato aceptable.
5. (cards)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Now it's my deal.Ahora me toca repartir a mí.
Shall we play one game more? - Ok. Whose deal?¿Jugamos una partida más? - Vale. ¿A quién le toca dar?
6. (pine wood)
a. la madera de pino
(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).
All our tables are made out of deal.Todas nuestras mesas son de madera de pino.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (cards)
a. repartir
You can't look at your cards until I have dealt all of them.No pueden mirar las cartas hasta que yo las haya repartido todas.
8. (to sell)
a. traficar con
He deals drugs for a living.Se gana la vida traficando con drogas.
b. comerciar con
He ended up in jail for dealing stolen merchandise.Está en la cárcel por comerciar con mercancías robadas.
9. (to inflict)
a. asestar
Its leader's inprisonment dealt a mortal blow to the cause.El encarcelamiento del líder asestó un golpe mortal a la causa.
b. propinar
She dealt him a tremendous blow with the poker.Le propinó un golpe tremendo con el atizador.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (cards)
a. repartir
Shuffle the cards before dealing.Baraja las cartas antes de repartirlas.
b. dar
It's my turn to deal.Me toca dar.
11. (to handle)
a. ocuparse de
I'll deal with dinner the moment I finish what I'm doing.Me ocuparé de la cena en cuanto acabe lo que estoy haciendo.
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