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"Question" is a noun which is often translated as "la pregunta", and "statement" is a noun which is often translated as "la declaración". Learn more about the difference between "question" and "statement" below.
question(
kwehs
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chihn
)
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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statement(
steyt
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muhnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (declaration)
a. la declaración
(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 gave a statement expressing his support to the people.Hizo una declaración expresando su apoyo a la gente.
2. (legal)
a. la declaración
(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 defendant made his statement to the police.El acusado prestó su declaración ante la policía.
3. (finance)
a. el estado de cuenta
(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).
I get my bank statement via email.Recibo mi estado de cuenta por correo electrónico.
b. el extracto de la cuenta
(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 your monthly statement.Este es el extracto mensual de su cuenta.
4. (grammar)
a. la afirmación
(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 sentence "He lives in Iceland" is a statement.La oración "Él vive en Islandia" es una afirmación.
5. (computing)
a. la instrucción
(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).
Statements tell the computer how to perform an action.Las instrucciones le dicen a la computadora cómo ejecutar una acción.
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