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"Waste of time" is a noun which is often translated as "la pérdida de tiempo", and "money" is a noun which is often translated as "el dinero". Learn more about the difference between "waste of time" and "money" below.
waste of time
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la pérdida de tiempo
(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).
Arguing on the internet is a huge waste of time.Argumentar en el Internet es una pérdida de tiempo enorme.
b. el desperdicio de tiempo
(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).
My ex boyfriend was so terrible to me. Dating him was such a waste of time.Mi ex novio me trató muy mal. Salir con él fue un gigante desperdicio de tiempo.
c. el despilfarro de tiempo
(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).
Those investors were obviously not interested. Talking to them was a waste of time.Esos inversores obviamente no estuvieron interesados. Hablar con ellos fue un despilfarro de tiempo.
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money(
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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. (currency)
a. el dinero
(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).
If money was not a concern, I would travel the world in my private jet.Si el dinero no importara, viajaría el mundo en mi jet privado.
b. la plata
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
How much money did you get for your car?¿Cuánta plata te dieron por tu carro?
monies
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(sums of money)
a. las sumas de dinero
(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).
Each member is responsible for monthly monies owed.Cada miembro es responsable por las sumas de dinero debidas mensualmente.
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