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"Usted" is a pronoun which is often translated as "you", and "ejercicio" is a noun which is often translated as "exercise". Learn more about the difference between "usted" and "ejercicio" below.
usted(
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tehd
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A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. you
¿Me permite usted que le sujete la puerta?May I hold the door for you?
ustedes
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (second person plural)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. you
¿Ustedes van a venir a la boda también?Are you coming to the wedding as well?
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person plural)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. you
Ustedes pueden dejar sus chaquetas en el vestuario y seguirme al comedor.You may leave your jackets in the coatroom and follow me to the dining room.
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ejercicio(
eh
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hehr
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see
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syoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (physical activity)
a. exercise
Prefiero hacer ejercicio en la mañana para empezar bien el día.I prefer to do exercise in the morning to start my day off right.
2. (activity)
a. exercise
El siguiente ejercicio de grupo nos ayudará a practicar el trabajo en equipo.The next group exercise will help us practice teamwork.
3. (quiz)
a. test
Este ejercicio es para determinar el conjunto de habilidades de cada miembro del equipo.This test is to determine the skill sets of each team member.
b. exam
La maestra nos dio un ejercicio de álgebra el viernes.The teacher gave us an algebra exam on Friday.
4. (operation)
a. practice
El abogado era dueño de un bufete de abogados que ya no está en ejercicio.The attorney was the owner of a law firm that is no longer in practice.
5. (finance)
a. financial year
¿En qué fecha se acaba el ejercicio actual?On what date does the current financial year end?
b. fiscal year
Si su ejercicio no empieza el primero de enero, favor de ver las instrucciones en la página 12.If your fiscal year does not begin January first, please see the instructions on page 12.
6. (military)
a. exercise
La fuerza naval está llevando a cabo ejercicios en el Adriático.The navy is carrying out exercises in the Adriatic.
7. (use)
a. exercise
El ejercicio de la violencia es a menudo señal de la debilidad interna.The exercise of violence is often the mark of internal weakness.
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