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"Quote" is a noun which is often translated as "la cita", and "estimate" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "estimar". Learn more about the difference between "quote" and "estimate" below.
quote(
kwot
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (citation)
a. la cita
(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).
What is your favorite quote from "Lord of the Flies"?¿Cuál es tu cita favorita de "El señor de las moscas"?
2. (price)
a. el presupuesto
(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 think we can get a better quote at a different store.Creo que nos pueden hacer mejor presupuesto en otra tienda.
b. la cotización
(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).
(especially stocks)
What was the quote that the stock broker gave you?¿Cuál fue la cotización que te dio el agente de bolsa?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to cite)
a. citar
My Spanish professor always quoted Cervantes.Mi profesor de español siempre citaba a Cervantes.
4. (to give a price or estimate)
a. ofrecer
What was the price that the first salesman quoted us?¿Cuál fue el precio que nos ofreció el primer vendedor?
b. dar
I don't think he quoted us a fair price.No creo que nos dio un presupuesto justo.
5. (stock market)
a. cotizar
Shares of our company were quoted at 50 cents today.Las acciones de nuestra empresa se cotizaron hoy a 50 centavos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to repeat words from a source)
a. citar
Today I am going to quote from "One Hundred Years of Solitude."Hoy voy a citar de "Cien años de soledad".
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estimate(
ehs
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dih
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meyt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to evaluate)
a. estimar
The finance department estimates that there will be a 10% loss this year.El departamento de finanzas estima que habrá una pérdida del 10% este año.
b. calcular
I estimate the value of the house is around two million dollars.Calculo que el valor de la casa es alrededor de dos millones de dólares.
2. (to form an opinion)
a. estimar
It is estimated that he will be a successful athlete.Se estima que será un atleta de éxito.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (calculation)
a. la estimación
(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).
Before investing in the business, we need to make an estimate of the value it would add.Antes de invertir en el negocio, tenemos que hacer una estimación del valor que aportaría.
b. el cálculo aproximado
(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 estimate is based on last year's costs.El cálculo aproximado se basa en los costos del año pasado.
4. (potential cost)
a. el presupuesto
(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 architect gave the owners an estimate for the construction of the house.El arquitecto les dio a los propietarios un presupuesto de la construcción de la casa.
5. (opinion)
a. la valoración
(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 boss has to give an estimate of my character in her letter of recommendation.Mi jefe tiene que dar una valoración de mi carácter en su carta de recomendación.
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