Quick answer
"Whisper" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "susurrar", and "partner" is a noun which is often translated as "el socio". Learn more about the difference between "whisper" and "partner" below.
whisper(
wihs
-
puhr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to murmur)
a. susurrar
If you need to talk while in the library, please whisper.Si tienes que hablar en la biblioteca, por favor susurra.
Why are you whispering?¿Por qué susurras?
2. (to speak in a soft voice)
a. cuchichear
Girls, stop whispering and do your work!Niñas, ¡paren de cuchichear y hagan su trabajo!
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to rustle)
a. susurrar
The sound of the water whispering down the river is very relaxing.El sonido del agua susurrando río abajo es muy relajante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to murmur)
a. susurrar
David whispered his confession to the priest.David susurró su confesión al sacerdote.
5. (to gossip)
a. rumorear
It's being whispered that your husband is having an affair with your sister.Se rumorea que tu marido está teniendo una aventura con tu hermana.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (soft talk)
a. el susurro
(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).
I heard a whisper but there was no one there.Escuché un susurro pero no había nadie.
7. (gossip)
a. el rumor
(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).
Do you know if Hannah is pregnant? There are whispers going around.¿Sabes si Hannah está embarazada? Corren rumores al respecto.
8.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(rustle)
a. el susurro
(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 whisper of the leaves broke the silence of the forest.El susurro de las hojas rompió el silencio del bosque.
b. el murmullo
(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 listened to the whisper of the wind as she fell asleep.Escuchaba el murmullo del viento mientras se dormía.
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partner(
part
-
nuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (business)
a. el socio
(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 socia
(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 partner and I started this business 20 years ago.Mi socio y yo montamos este negocio hace 20 años.
2. (intimate relationship)
a. la pareja
(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 partner and I are considering buying a house together.Mi pareja y yo estamos pensando en comprar una casa juntos.
3. (work)
a. el compañero
(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 compañera
(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 already gave all of this information to your partner, officer Davis.Ya le di toda esta información a su compañero, el oficial Davis.
4. (sports or dancing)
a. la pareja
(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 enjoy dancing with a variety of partners.Me gusta tener distintas parejas de baile.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to join with)
a. formar pareja con
You have to partner with the person next to you.Tienes que formar pareja con la persona que está a tu lado.
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