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"One" is an adjective which is often translated as "un", and "clock" is a noun which is often translated as "el reloj". Learn more about the difference between "one" and "clock" below.
one(
wuhn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. un
I'm taking one class this semester.Estoy tomando una clase este semestre.
My nephew is one year old.Mi sobrino tiene un año.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el uno
(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).
One is the loneliest number that you've ever seen.Uno es el número más solitario que has visto.
3. (with ages and times)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Charlie's one on Tuesday.Charlie cumple un año el martes.
Let's meet at one.Nos vemos a la una.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
4. (related to a previously mentioned thing or person)
a. el uno
(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).
, la una
(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'll have a beer if you're having one.Yo me tomo una cerveza si tú tomas una.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He's the one I told you about the other day.Ese es el de quien te hablé el otro día.
I think I'll take the yellow one.Creo que me llevo la amarilla.
c. el único
(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).
, la única
(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 knew from the start James was the one for me.Supe desde el principio que James era el único para mí.
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clock(
klak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (timepiece)
a. el reloj
(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 clock marked a quarter to one.El reloj marcaba la una menos cuarto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to measure time or speed)
a. cronometrar
The sprinter clocked in at just under a minute.El velocista cronometró un poco menos de un minuto.
b. registrar
The fastest driver clocked in at just over 160 miles per hour.El conductor más rápido registró un poco más de 160 millas por hora.
3. (to hit) (United Kingdom)
a. pegar
He clocked me real hard.Me pegó realmente fuerte.
b. golpear
If you don't shut up, I'm going to clock you.Si no te callas, te voy a golpear.
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