Quick answer
"Otherwise" is a conjunction which is often translated as "de lo contrario", and "strength" is a noun which is often translated as "la fuerza". Learn more about the difference between "otherwise" and "strength" below.
otherwise(
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thuhr
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wayz
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (in other circumstances)
a. de lo contrario
I hope we have good weather, otherwise I'll be disappointed.Espero que nos haga buen tiempo, de lo contrario me llevaré una desilusión.
b. si no
Put on sun lotion, otherwise you may burn.Ponte protector solar, si no, te puedes quemar.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (in a different manner)
a. de otra manera
There cannot be justice otherwise.No puede haber justicia de otra manera.
3. (excepting all else)
a. por lo demás
My cat is sick, but otherwise it's a great day.Mi gato está enfermo, pero por lo demás es un día excelente.
b. aparte de eso
Jeremy just got divorced. Otherwise, his life is going well.Jeremy se acaba de divorciar. Aparte de eso, su vida va bien.
4. (not the same)
a. no lo mismo
Norma usually has an excellent memory, but after the accident it is otherwise.Norma suele tener muy buena memoria, pero después del accidente ya no es lo mismo.
b. otra cosa
The burgers are great, but the fries are otherwise.Las hamburguesas son excelentes, pero las papas son otra cosa.
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strength(
strength
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical energy)
a. la fuerza
(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).
He used all of his strength to lift the weights.Hizo uso de todas sus fuerzas para levantar las pesas.
2. (fortitude)
a. la fuerza
(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).
It took all of her inner strength to finally stand up to her boss.Al final, tuvo que hacer acopio de todas sus fuerzas para enfrentarse a su jefe.
b. la fortaleza
(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).
It requires great strength to face such a loss.Enfrentarse a una pérdida así requiere mucha fortaleza.
3. (of a material)
a. la resistencia
(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 strength of this structure is due to reinforced concrete.La resistencia de esta estructura se debe al hormigón armado.
4. (positive characteristic)
a. el punto fuerte
(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 company must analyze their own strengths and weaknesses.La empresa debe estudiar cuáles son sus puntos fuertes y débiles.
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