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"Canso" is a form of "cansar", a transitive verb which is often translated as "to tire". "Pesado" is an adjective which is often translated as "heavy". Learn more about the difference between "pesado" and "canso" below.
pesado(
peh
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sah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of great weight)
a. heavy
Estas bolsas de la compra son pesadas.These grocery bags are heavy.
2. (indigestible)
a. heavy
No es bueno dormirse directamente después de una cena pesada.Going to sleep straight after a heavy meal isn't good for you.
3. (intense)
a. deep
Me desperté de un sueño pesado con dolor de cabeza.I woke up from a deep sleep with a headache.
4. (irritating)
a. annoying
¡Qué pesado es tu padre!Your dad's so annoying!
b. tiresome
¡Deja de ser tan pesada, por favor!Please stop being so tiresome!
c. pain (noun)
¡Pero qué pesado eres!You're such a pain!
5. (dull)
a. boring
La primera clase de economía fue larga y pesada.The first economics lecture was long and boring.
b. tedious
Los vuelos de larga distancia se me hacen muy pesados.I find long-haul flights really tedious.
6. (meteorology)
a. heavy
El pronóstico da nevadas pesadas para este martes.Heavy snowfall is forecast for this Tuesday.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
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A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(annoying person)
a. pain
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi hermana pequeña es una pesada.My little sister is a pain.
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cansar(
kahn
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sahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cause fatigue)
a. to tire
Desvelarme muy tarde me cansa.Staying up too late tires me.
2. (to bother)
a. to annoy
Ese estudiante, con su lista infinita de dudas, cansa a todo el mundo.That student, with his endless list of questions, annoys everyone.
3. (to deplete the soil)
a. to exhaust
Vas a cansar la tierra si no rotas los cultivos.You will exhaust the soil if you don't rotate your crops.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (causing fatigue)
a. to be tiring
Trabajar en la construcción cansa.Construction work is tiring.
cansarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (to fatigue)
a. to get tired
Al principio se cansaba mucho cuando corría, pero ya no.At first she got really tired when she ran, but not anymore.
6. (to lose interest)
a. to get bored
Me canso. ¡Vamos a hacer algo más divertido!I'm getting bored. Let's do something more fun!
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