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"Helado" is a noun which is often translated as "ice cream", and "por favor" is a phrase which is often translated as "please". Learn more about the difference between "helado" and "por favor" below.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. ice cream
Comimos helado de chocolate mientras mirábamos la película.We had chocolate ice cream while we watched the movie.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (covered with ice)
a. frozen
Una parte del lago Michigan está helado en invierno.Part of Lake Michigan is frozen in winter.
3. (very cold)
a. freezing
¡Tus manos están heladas!Your hands are freezing!
b. stone-cold
Este café está helado. Voy a calentarlo en el microondas.This coffee is stone-cold. I'm going to heat it up in the microwave.
c. ice-cold
No podemos servir esta sopa. ¡Está helada!We can't serve this soup. It's ice-cold!
d. iced
Nos gusta tomar té helado en el verano.We like to drink iced tea in the summer.
4. (astonished)
a. stunned
Me quedé helada con la noticia del asesinato.I was stunned by the news of the assassination.
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por favor(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (expression of courtesy)
a. please
¿Me prestas tu lápiz, por favor?Can I borrow your pencil, please?
Recuerda siempre decir "por favor" y "gracias".Remember to always say "please" and "thank you."
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