Quick answer
"Watch a movie" is a phrase which is often translated as "ver una película", and "movie" is a noun which is often translated as "la película". Learn more about the difference between "watch a movie" and "movie" below.
watch a movie(
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mu
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vi
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. ver una película
The only thing I want to do on rainy days is watch a movie while I eat popcorn.Lo único que quiero hacer en días lluviosos es ver una película mientras como palomitas.
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movie(
mu
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vi
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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. (motion picture)
a. la película
(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).
My uncle is a famous actor who's been in a lot of movies.Mi tío es un actor famoso que ha salido en muchas películas.
b. el film
(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).
There's a really good movie about the Second World War that just came out.Hay un film muy bueno sobre la Segunda Guerra Mundial que acaba de salir.
c. el filme
(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 you haven't seen the movie yet, you should read the book first.Si aún no has visto el filme, primero deberías leer el libro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to motion pictures)
a. de cine
Tarantino is one of her favorite movie directors.Tarantino es uno de sus directores de cine favoritos.
movies
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (movie theater)
a. el cine
(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).
Let's go to the movies tomorrow with your cousins.Vamos al cine mañana con tus primos.
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