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"Wage" is a noun which is often translated as "el salario", and "takings" is a plural noun which is often translated as "la recaudación". Learn more about the difference between "wage" and "takings" 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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takings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (earnings)
a. 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).
Most of the takings came from DVD sales.La mayor parte de la recaudación provenía de las ventas de DVD.
b. la taquilla
(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).
(cinema)
The takings didn't even cover the production costs.La taquilla no cubrió siquiera los gastos de producción.
taking
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (seizing)
a. la toma
(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).
After the taking of the castle, the soldiers took the king prisoner.Tras la toma del castillo, los soldados tomaron al rey prisionero.
b. la conquista
(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 taking of the city was the first step in winning the war.La conquista de la ciudad era el primer paso para ganar la guerra.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (attractive)
a. atractivo
Sam had a frank and easygoing manner that was very taking.Sam tenía una actitud franca y tranquila que resultó bastante atractiva.
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