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"On the weekend" is an adverb which is often translated as "el fin de semana", and "etc." is an abbreviation which is often translated as "etc.". Learn more about the difference between "on the weekend" and "etc." below.
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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. (general)
a. el fin de semana
I get up early during the week, but on the weekend I sleep in.Me levanto temprano durante la semana, pero el fin de semana duermo hasta tarde.
b. durante el fin de semana
On the weekend, I like to work in my garden.Me gusta trabajar en mi jardín durante el fin de semana.
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etc.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (et cetera)
a. etc.
We went to the market to buy fish, meat, fruit, etc.Fuimos al mercado a comprar pescado, carne, fruta, etc.
b. etcétera
The winner thanked his wife and children, his friends, his colleagues, etc.El ganador dio las gracias a su mujer e hijos, amigos, compañeros, etcétera.
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