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"Overnight" is an adverb which is often translated as "durante la noche", and "urgent" is an adjective which is often translated as "urgente". Learn more about the difference between "overnight" and "urgent" below.
overnight
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (through the night)
a. durante la noche
Let the meat rest in the marinade overnight before roasting it.Deja que la carne repose en el adobo durante la noche antes de asarla.
2. (suddenly)
a. de la noche a la mañana
When did you get so tall? You seem to have sprouted overnight.¿Desde cuándo eres tan alto? Pareces haber crecido de la noche a la mañana.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (for one night)
a. de una noche
It's difficult to pack for an overnight trip - you always overpack!Es difícil armar las valijas para un viaje de una noche: siempre se llevan cosas de más.
4. (sudden)
a. repentino
Drug addiction can bring about the overnight demise of any star's career.La adicción a las drogas puede provocar la extinción repentina de la carrera de cualquier estrella.
b. de la noche a la mañana
Her new record turned into an overnight success.Su nuevo disco se convirtió en un éxito de la noche a la mañana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to convey at night)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. transportar durante la noche
If you would like to receive your items sooner, we can overnight them for an additional fee.Si quieres recibir tus artículos antes, los podemos transportar durante la noche por una tasa adicional.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to stay for the night)
a. hacer noche
None of the hotels in the city were open, so we overnighted in a nearby hostel.Ninguno de los hoteles en la ciudad estaban abiertos, por lo que hicimos noche en un hostal cercano.
b. pasar la noche
We have a layover in France and overnighted there before going to Germany the next day.Hicimos una parada en Francia y pasamos la noche allí antes de seguir hacia Alemania al día siguiente.
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urgent(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (immediate)
a. urgente
When Cecilia had her accident, we took her to the urgent care center.Cuando Cecilia se accidentó la llevamos al centro de cuidados urgentes.
b. apremiante
We have an urgent need to protect ourselves from future floods.Tenemos una necesidad apremiante de protegernos contra futuras inundaciones.
c. inmediato
The refugee crisis requires urgent attention.La crisis de refugiados requiere atención inmediata.
2. (persistent)
a. insistente
The urgent tone of the charity's appeal motivated a lot of people to make a donation.El tono insistente del llamamiento de la organización benéfica motivó a mucha gente a hacer una donación.
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