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"What size" is a phrase which is often translated as "de qué talla", and "medium" is an adjective which is often translated as "mediano". Learn more about the difference between "what size" and "medium" below.
what size
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (clothing)
a. de qué talla
What size is that shirt?¿De qué talla es esa camisa?
b. qué talla
What size are you?¿Qué talla vistes?
c. qué talle (River Plate)
What size are you looking for?¿Qué talle buscas?
2. (footwear)
a. qué número
What size shoes to do you take?¿Qué número calzas?
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (intermediate)
a. mediano
I wear a size medium in shirts.Visto talla mediana en camisas.
b. medio
I have a medium height dog.Tengo un perro de altura media.
2. (culinary)
a. a punto
A medium sirloin steak is a little tough.Un solomillo a punto es un poco duro.
b. a término medio
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I want my beef medium.Quiero mi ternera a término medio.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (means)
a. el medio
(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).
She expresses her thoughts through the medium of poetry.Expresa sus pensamientos usando el medio de la poesía.
4. (art)
a. el medio
(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 artist's favorite medium is charcoal.El medio favorito del artista es el carboncillo.
5. (environment)
a. el medio
(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).
These animals live in a liquid medium.Estos animales viven en un medio líquido.
6. (for growing a culture)
a. el caldo de cultivo
(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).
Any liquid at room temperature is a perfect medium for growing bacteria.Cualquier líquido a temperatura ambiente es un caldo de cultivo perfecto para las bacterias.
7. (for preserving specimens)
a. la sustancia para conservar
(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).
Put the tissue sample in the medium and tightly close the lid of the container.Pon la muestra de tejido en la sustancia para conservar y cierra herméticamente la tapa del recipiente.
8. (solvent)
a. el diluyente
(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).
Add more pigment to the medium and give it a good stir.Añade más pigmento al diluyente y mézclalo bien.
9. (profession)
a. el médium
(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 médium
(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 medium goes into a trance to communicate with the spirits.El médium entra en trance para comunicarse con los espíritus.
10. (clothing size)
a. la talla mediana
(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'm surprised your brother wears a medium; he's so tall.Me sorprende que tu hermano es talla mediana; es muy alto.
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