Quick answer
"When" is an adverb which is often translated as "cuándo", and "future" is a noun which is often translated as "el futuro". Learn more about the difference between "when" and "future" below.
when(
wehn
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in questions)
a. cuándo
When was the last time you cried?¿Cuándo fue la última vez que lloraste?
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
2. (relative)
a. cuando
I was sleeping when he got home.Estaba durmiendo cuando llegó a casa.
b. en que
That was the year when we bought our first apartment.Ese fue el año en que compramos nuestro primer apartamento.
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future(
fyu
-
chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (time ahead)
a. el futuro
(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).
In the not too distant future, the Internet could be accessible from anywhere.En un futuro no muy lejano, tal vez se pueda acceder a Internet desde cualquier sitio.
2. (prospects)
a. el futuro
(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 is no future in this profession.En esta profesión no hay futuro.
b. el porvenir
(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).
He worked very hard to build a future for himself.Trabajó muy duro para labrarse un porvenir.
3. (grammar)
a. el futuro
(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).
As homework, write five sentences in the future.Como tarea, escriban cinco frases en el futuro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (coming)
a. futuro
My future husband was born in Puerto Rico.Mi futuro marido nació en Puerto Rico.
5. (grammar)
a. futuro
In this exercise, you have to conjugate the verb in the future perfect tense.En este ejercicio, tienes que conjugar el verbo en el tiempo futuro perfecto.
futures
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (economy)
a. los futuros
(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).
We offer you a simple way to invest in futures.Le ofrecemos una forma sencilla de invertir en futuros.
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