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"Usted" is a pronoun which is often translated as "you", and "investigación" is a noun which is often translated as "research". Learn more about the difference between "usted" and "investigación" 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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investigación(
eem
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behs
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tee
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gah
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syohn
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (investigation)
a. research
Se ha realizado una investigación sobre la relación entre los perros y los niños.Research has been carried out about the relationship between dogs and children.
b. study
La investigación demuestra que las mujeres aguantan mejor el dolor.The study shows that women withstand pain better than men.
2. (probe)
a. investigation
Tras la investigación que he hecho te aseguro que Pedro te quiere.After the investigation I've carried out I can tell you Pedro loves you.
b. inquiry
La policía dice que la investigación los ha llevado al culpable del delito.The police stated that the inquiry brought them to the culprit of the crime.
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