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"Wet" is an adjective which is often translated as "mojado", and "dry" is an adjective which is often translated as "seco". Learn more about the difference between "wet" and "dry" below.
wet(
weht
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (covered or saturated with liquid)
a. mojado
The grass is all wet.El pasto está todo mojado.
The horses' coats were wet from the dew in the air.Los caballos tenían el pelaje mojado por el rocío del aire.
2. (damp)
a. húmedo
The towel is still wet even after hanging it up.La toalla está húmeda aun después de tenderla.
3. (rainy)
a. lluvioso
We've had a really wet summer this year.Este año hemos tenido un verano muy lluvioso.
4. (not dry)
a. fresco (paint)
Don't touch it! The paint is still wet.¡No lo toques! La pintura está fresca.
b. blando (cement)
I accidentally stepped in the wet concrete.Sin querer pisé el cemento blando.
5. (spiritless) (United Kingdom)
a. soso
The men she goes out with are all so wet.Los hombres con que sale son todos tan sosos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to moisten)
a. mojar
I try not to wet the floor when I shower.Trato de no mojar el piso cuando me ducho.
b. humedecer
Make sure to wet the cloth with ammonia before scrubbing the bathtub.Humedece el trapo con amoniaco antes de fregar la bañera.
7. (to urinate accidentally)
a. orinarse
The boy was so afraid he wet himself.El niño tenía tanto miedo que se orinó.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (rain) (United Kingdom)
a. la lluvia
(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 wet kept us indoors all day.La lluvia nos hizo quedarnos en casa todo el día.
9. (Conservative with liberal tendencies) (United Kingdom)
a. el conservador moderado
(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).
, la conservadora moderada
(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 wets in the party are mostly pro-Europe.La mayoría de los conservadores moderados está a favor de la Unión Europea.
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dry(
dray
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (without water)
a. seco
The clothes are dry and ready to be folded.La ropa está seca y lista para doblar.
b. árido
The desert is very dry, making any sort of agriculture difficult.El desierto es muy árido, por lo que es difícil cualquier tipo de agricultura.
2. (lacking natural moisture)
a. seco
Do you have any cream? My hands are dry.¿Tienes crema? Tengo las manos secas.
3. (boring)
a. árido
The material we're covering in class is very dry so it's hard to concentrate.El material que cubrimos en clase es muy árido, así que es difícil concentrarse.
4. (set)
a. seco
The paint will be dry in a couple of hours.La pintura estará seca en un par de horas.
5. (weather)
a. seco
Yesterday was dry and sunny.Ayer estuvo seco y soleado.
6. (not selling alcohol)
a. seco
Bailey County, Texas, is a dry county. No alcohol sales are allowed anywhere.El condado de Bailey, Texas, es un condado seco. Se prohibe la venta de alcohol en todas partes.
7. (not sweet)
a. seco
The region is famous for its dry white wines.La región es famosa por sus vinos blancos secos.
8. (ironic)
a. mordaz
The British are renowned for their dry humor.Los británicos son famosos por su humor mordaz.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to make dry)
a. secar
After showering, she dried herself and got dressed.Después de ducharse, se secó y se vistió.
To dry the bathing suits, I will hang them on the clothesline.Para secar los trajes de baño, los colgaré en el tendedero.
10. (remove tears from)
a. secar
Dry your eyes and let's find a solution to this.Sécate las lágrimas y busquemos una solución a esto.
11. (to preserve)
a. secar
We clean, and then dry the fish on racks in the sun.Limpiamos, y luego secamos el pescado en bastidores en el sol.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
12. (to lose moisture)
a. secarse
The collars and cuffs take longer to dry.Los cuellos y puños tardan más tiempo en secarse.
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