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"Quote" is a noun which is often translated as "la cita", and "excerpt" is a noun which is often translated as "el extracto". Learn more about the difference between "quote" and "excerpt" 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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excerpt(
ehk
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suhrpt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (extract)
a. el extracto
(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).
Each chapter in the book begins with an excerpt from a different soldier's autobiography.Cada capítulo del libro comienza con un extracto de la autobiografía de un soldado diferente.
b. el fragmento
(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 billboard included an excerpt of a poem in Catalan.La valla publicitaria incluía un fragmento de un poema en catalán.
c. el pasaje
(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 priest read an excerpt from the Bible.El sacerdote leyó un pasaje de la Biblia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to cite)
a. citar
In her presentation, the author excerpted text from a historical novel.En su presentación, la autora citó el texto de una novela histórica.
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