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"Question" is a noun which is often translated as "la pregunta", and "point" is a noun which is often translated as "el punto". Learn more about the difference between "question" and "point" below.
question(
kwehs
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chihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (query)
a. la pregunta
(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).
Do you have any questions about the procedure?¿Tiene alguna pregunta sobre el procedimiento?
There were ten questions on the exam.Había diez preguntas en el examen.
2. (matter)
a. la cuestión
(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's a question of time before they find out about what happened.Solo es cuestión de tiempo hasta que se enteren de lo que pasó.
b. el asunto
(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 question of security was addressed by the manager.El director abordó el asunto de la seguridad.
3. (doubt)
a. la duda
(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).
There is no question that he is happy at college.No hay duda de que es feliz en la universidad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to ask questions of)
a. preguntar
They questioned me about my health.Me preguntaron acerca de mi salud.
b. interrogar
The police questioned him after the murder.La policía lo interrogó después del asesinato.
5. (to doubt)
a. dudar de
I questioned his honesty from the beginning.Dudé de su honestidad desde el principio.
b. poner en duda
Some question the authenticity of the manuscript.Algunos ponen en duda la autenticidad del manuscrito.
c. cuestionar
Colonists began to question the authority of the British monarchy.Los colonos comenzaron a cuestionar la autoridad de la monarquía británica.
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point(
poynt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in space)
a. el punto
(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).
To complete your driving test, you must go from point A to point B.Para completar tu examen de conducir, tienes que ir desde punto A a punto B.
2. (in time)
a. el momento
(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).
At this point in my life I really need my family.En este momento de mi vida, necesito mi familia.
3. (argument)
a. la posición
(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 understand your point, but I still think that there is a solution.Entiendo tu posición, pero sigo creyendo que existe una solución.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Enough already! You've made your point.¡Basta ya! Has dejado muy claro lo que piensas.
You make a good point, Ryan.Tienes razón en lo que dices, Ryan.
4. (score)
a. el punto
(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).
Michael Jordan scored 46 points during last night's game.Michael Jordan marcó 46 puntos en el partido de anoche.
5. (of a decimal)
a. la coma
(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 table is one point eight meters long.La mesa mide uno coma ocho metros de largo.
b. el punto
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She is one point five meters tall.Ella mide uno punto cinco metros de altura.
6. (feature)
a. la cualidad
(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).
Modesty is not one of my best points.La modestia no es una de mis mejores cualidades.
7. (stocks)
a. el punto
(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).
Ibex 35 went up 45 points.El Ibex 35 subió 45 puntos.
8. (sharp end)
a. la punta
(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).
You have to sharpen the pencil point.Tienes que afilar la punta del lápiz.
9. (dot)
a. el punto
(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 points of light from the city shone in the distance.Los puntos de luz de la ciudad brillaban en la distancia.
10. (geography)
a. la punta
(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 sailboat sailed around the point and headed for the pier.El velero navegó alrededor de la punta y se dirigió al muelle.
b. el cabo
(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).
This is a very rugged coast, with numerous points and cliffs.Esta es una costa muy accidentada, con numerosos cabos y acantilados.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
11. (to direct)
a. apuntar
He pointed the gun at me.Me apuntó con la pistola.
b. indicar
The compass always points north.La brújula siempre indica el norte.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
12. (to indicate)
a. indicar que
Everything points to him being the murderer.Todo indica que es el asesino.
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