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"Hamburguesa" is a noun which is often translated as "hamburger", and "papa frita" is a noun which is often translated as "french fry". Learn more about the difference between "hamburguesa" and "papa frita" below.
hamburguesa(
ahm
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boor
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geh
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sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (sandwich)
a. hamburger
Yo tomaré una hamburguesa con cebolla, tomate y papas fritas.I'll have a hamburger with onions, tomatoes, and fries.
b. burger
En ese restaurante de comida rápida hacen las mejores hamburguesas.They make the best burgers in that fast food restaurant.
2. (beef patty)
a. burger
Compré hamburguesas congeladas.I bought frozen burgers.
b. hamburger
Yo quiero mi hamburguesa poco hecha.I want my hamburger rare.
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papa frita(
pah
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pah
 
free
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tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (strips of potato)
a. french fry
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Voy a pedir una hamburguesa con papas fritas.I'll have a burger with french fries.
b. chip (United Kingdom)
Cenemos algo inglés. ¿Qué tal pescado con papas fritas?Le'ts have something English tonight. How about fish and chips?
c. fry
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Quieres papas fritas o ensalada con tu bistec?Would you like fries or salad with your steak?
2. (thin slices of potato)
a. chip
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Nos comimos unas papas fritas con la cerveza.We had some chips with our beers.
b. crisp (United Kingdom)
Compraron unas papas fritas para el picnic.They bought some crisps for the picnic.
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