Quick answer
"Watch" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "ver", and "share" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "compartir". Learn more about the difference between "watch" and "share" below.
watch(
wach
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to see)
a. ver
Let's watch a movie tonight.Veamos una película esta noche.
b. mirar
My wife watched me while I played the piano.Mi esposa me miraba mientras tocaba el piano.
c. observar
If you watch this scene carefully, you'll see him disappear.Si observas esta escena con atención, lo verás desaparecerse.
2. (to keep under observation)
a. vigilar
A teacher watches the students while they are taking the test.Un profesor vigila a los alumnos mientras hacen el examen.
3. (to be mindful of)
a. vigilar
You'll need to watch your weight if you go on working at that cake shop.Tendrás que vigilar tu peso si sigues trabajando en esa pastelería.
b. tener cuidado con
You need to watch that dog. It doesn't like children.Hay que tener cuidado con ese perro; no le gustan los niños.
c. tener cuidado de
Watch you don't lose your wedding ring; it looks very loose.Ten cuidado de no perder la alianza; parece que te va grande.
d. cuidado con (used as interjection)
Watch the laptop cable!¡Cuidado con el cable del portátil!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to observe)
a. mirar
He just watched while I ate.Solo miraba mientras yo comía.
b. observar
If you watch, you'll see that happen a lot.Si observas, verás que ocurre con mucha frecuencia.
5. (to keep guard)
a. vigilar
I told my man to keep watching and call me with any news.Le dije a mi hombre que siguiera vigilando y que me llamara con cualquier novedad.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (wristwatch)
a. el reloj
(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 new watch is waterproof down to 50 meters.Mi reloj nuevo es sumergible hasta 50 metros.
7. (vigilance)
a. la vigilancia
(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 patient is under watch for Ebola.El paciente se encuentra bajo vigilancia por ébola.
8. (time keeping guard)
a. la guardia
(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 watches in the Navy last four hours.La mayoría de las guardias en la Marina duran cuatro horas.
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share(
shehr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to use jointly)
a. compartir
I have to share a room with my sister.Tengo que compartir habitación con mi hermana.
2. (to have in common)
a. compartir
I don't share your opinion, but I respect it.No comparto tu opinión, pero la respeto.
b. tener en común
We share a love for Hemingway and a good cup of coffee.Tenemos en común un amor por Hemingway y una buena taza de café.
3. (to divide)
a. dividir
Everyone can have some cake, but only if it's shared equally.Todos pueden tener un poco de pastel, pero solo si se divide a partes iguales.
4. (to communicate)
a. contar
We wanted to share the news with you all that we're expecting a baby.Queríamos contarles las noticias que estamos esperando un bebé.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to use jointly)
a. compartir
You have to learn how to share more.Tienes que aprender a compartir más.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (part)
a. la parte
(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).
She forgot to pay her share of the bill.Se le olvidó pagar su parte de la cuenta.
b. la porción
(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).
I renounce my share of the inheritance.Renuncio a mi porción de la herencia.
7. (finance)
a. la acción
(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).
They bought shares in a food company.Compraron acciones en una empresa de alimentación.
b. la participación
(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 capital will be divided into shares.El capital se dividirá en participaciones.
8. (agriculture)
a. la reja
(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 share on the plow has to be replaced.Se tiene que cambiar la reja del arado.
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