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"Queue" is a noun which is often translated as "la cola", and "row" is a noun which is often translated as "la fila". Learn more about the difference between "queue" and "row" below.
queue(
kyu
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (line) (United Kingdom)
a. la cola
(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 queues are always so long at Christmas time.Las colas siempre son muy largas durante las navidades.
b. la fila
(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 woman did not realize she had skipped the queue.La mujer no se dio cuenta de que se había saltado la fila.
2. (computing)
a. la cola
(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 are a couple of documents in the print queue.Hay un par de documentos en la cola de impresión.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to wait in line) (United Kingdom)
a. hacer cola
We've been queueing for nearly an hour to get into the theatre.Llevamos casi una hora haciendo cola para entrar al teatro.
b. hacer fila
The refugees queued for bread at the refugee camp.Los refugiados hacían fila para conseguir pan en el campo de refugiados.
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row(
ro
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (line)
a. la fila
(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 think you have to pay more for the seats in the front row.Creo que se paga más por los asientos de la primera fila.
Our seats are in row twelve.Nuestros asientos están en la fila doce.
b. la hilera
(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).
We planted two rows of carrots in the garden.Sembramos dos hileras de zanahorias en el jardín.
2. (knitting)
a. la pasada
(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 couple more rows and the scarf will be done.Un par de pasadas más y la bufanda estará terminada.
b. la vuelta
(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).
Every other row of thread is gold.Cada dos vueltas son con hilo dorado.
3. (dispute) (United Kingdom)
a. la pelea
(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).
My brothers had a row over whose girlfriend was prettier.Mis hermanos tuvieron una pelea sobre quién tenía la novia más bonita.
b. la bronca
(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 had a row with my mate when he said that Manchester sucked.Tuve una bronca con mi amigo cuando dijo que Manchester era una porquería.
c. el jaleo
(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).
A row broke out at the shopping centre when a famous singer arrived.Se armó un jaleo en el centro comercial cuando llegó un cantante famoso.
d. el escándalo
(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).
Why did you get into a row with the cashier over two pence?¿Por qué armaste un escándalo con la cajera por dos peniques?
4. (noise) (United Kingdom)
a. el ruido
(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).
It's hard to concentrate with the row from the construction site next door.Es difícil concentrarse con el ruido de la obra de al lado.
b. la bulla
(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 kids made a tremendous row when they saw Mickey Mouse.Los niños hicieron tremenda bulla cuando vieron a Mickey Mouse.
5. (rowboat excursion)
a. el paseo en bote de remos
(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).
Let's go for a row on the lake.Vamos a dar un paseo por el lago en un bote de remos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to propel with oars)
a. remar
He rows a canoe in the canal.Rema una canoa por el canal.
b. llevar remando
Marco rowed her out to the floating dock in the middle of the lake.Marco la llevó remando hasta el puerto flotante en medio del lago.
c. llevar en bote
They rowed him out to the island and left him there until he agreed to sign the document.Lo llevaron en bote a la isla y lo dejaron allá hasta que aceptó firmar el acuerdo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (sport)
a. remar
Kyle goes out rowing every morning on the river.Kyle sale a remar cada mañana por el río.
8. (to argue) (United Kingdom)
a. discutir
My friends rowed over who had the better car.Mis amigos discutieron sobre quién tenía el mejor coche.
b. reñir
He's always rowing with his girlfriend about the most inconsequential things.Siempre está riñendo con su novia por cosas insignificantes.
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