Quick answer
"Wage" is a noun which is often translated as "el salario", and "proceeds" is a plural noun which is often translated as "las ganancias". Learn more about the difference between "wage" and "proceeds" below.
wage(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rate of pay)
a. el salario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Donna earns a wage of $10 an hour at her job.Donna gana un salario de $10 la hora en su trabajo.
b. el sueldo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The minimum wage in some countries is a minimum daily wage, not an hourly wage.El sueldo mínimo en algunos países es un sueldo diario, no por hora.
2. (remuneration)
a. la paga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Lucy spends half her wages on rent.Lucy gasta la mitad de su paga en la renta.
b. el sueldo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Low wages are a problem for the economy.Los sueldos bajos son un problema para la economía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to unleash)
a. emprender
The new mayor pledges to wage a relentless war on crime.El nuevo alcalde se compromete a emprender una guerra sin cuartel contra el crimen.
b. hacer
The Spanish waged war against the Moors during the Reconquista.Los españoles les hicieron la guerra a los moros durante la Reconquista.
c. librar
The dictator was accused of waging war on his own citizens.El dictador fue acusado de librar una guerra contra sus propios ciudadanos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (remunerative)
a. salarial
The union negotiated a wage agreement with management.El sindicato negoció un acuerdo salarial con la gerencia.
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proceeds
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (finance)
a. las ganancias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A hundred percent of the proceeds from the bake sale go to the community shelter.Cien por ciento de las ganancias de la venta de pasteles financiará el albergue comunitario.
b. la recaudación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The proceeds from the gala event went to a non-profit rehab facility.La recaudación del evento de gala se destinó a un centro de rehabilitación sin fines de lucro.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I sold all my records and used the proceeds to buy a motorcycle.Vendí todos mis discos y con lo que saqué me compré una moto.
Lilly set up a lemonade stand, and wants to save the proceeds to buy a pony.Lilly puso una venta de limonada, y quiere ahorrar lo que saque para comprar un pony.
proceed
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to continue)
a. proseguir
When my father became ill, we decided not to proceed with the purchase of the house.Cuando se enfermó mi padre, decidimos no proseguir con la compra de la casa.
b. continuar
He was so overcome with emotion while giving the speech he was unable to proceed.Lo embargaba tanto la emoción mientras daba el discurso que no pudo continuar.
c. seguir
We proceeded west until we came to the lake that was on the map.Seguimos en dirección oeste hasta llegar al lago que estaba en el mapa.
3. (to move forward)
a. avanzar
We were able to proceed once the obstruction had been cleared from the road.Cuando quitaron el obstáculo de la carretera, pudimos avanzar.
b. dirigirse
We boarded the train and proceeded to the dining car.Subimos al tren y nos dirigimos al coche comedor.
4. (to act)
a. proceder
As this was unknown territory, he was waiting for instructions from his commanding officer on how to proceed.Como se encontraba en territorio desconocido, esperaba instrucciones del oficial al mando sobre cómo proceder.
5. (to originate)
a. proceder
The words proceeding from her mouth were completely unintelligible.Las palabras que procedían de su boca eran totalmente incomprensibles.
6. (legal)
a. demandar
There is not enough evidence to proceed against them under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.No hay suficientes pruebas para demandarlos según la Ley de Protección del Crédito al Consumidor.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to say)
a. proseguir
"In any case," he proceeded, "we can't do anything yet.""En todo caso", prosiguió, "todavía no podemos hacer nada".
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