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"Overachiever" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la estudiante de alto rendimiento", and "slacker" is a noun which is often translated as "el vago". Learn more about the difference between "overachiever" and "slacker" below.
overachiever
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (education)
a. el estudiante de alto rendimiento
(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 estudiante de alto rendimiento
(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).
Overachievers may sometimes be pathologically obsessed with success.A veces, los estudiantes de alto rendimiento pueden obsesionarse patológicamente con el éxito.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Angela is an overachiever. The same year she won a gold medal in the Olympics, she finished college.Angela tiene un desempeño sobresaliente. El mismo año que ganó una medalla de oro en los Juegos Olímpicos, terminó la universidad.
The personality of an overachiever may have a negative side.La personalidad de un individuo que rinde más de lo esperado puede tener un aspecto negativo.
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slacker
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. el vago
(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 vaga
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I'm married to a slacker who has not worked a single day in his whole life.Estoy casada con un vago que no ha trabajado ni un día en toda su vida.
b. el holgazán
(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 holgazana
(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).
If I do the project with a slacker like Pablo, I'll end up doing all the work.Si hago el proyecto con un holgazán como Pablo, terminaré haciendo todo el trabajo.
c. el flojo
(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 floja
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It's so hard to believe that they'd hire a slacker with such terrible work ethic.Es tan difícil de creer que contratarían a un flojo con una ética de trabajo tan lamentable.
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