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"Widespread" is an adjective which is often translated as "extendido", and "heavy" is an adjective which is often translated as "pesado". Learn more about the difference between "widespread" and "heavy" below.
widespread(
wayd
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sprehd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (extensive)
a. extendido
Use of water-soluble pesticides has widespread impact on biodiversity.El uso de pesticidas solubles en agua tiene un impacto extendido sobre la biodiversidad.
2. (prevalent)
a. generalizado
At one time, there was a widespread belief that witches actually existedHubo un tiempo en que había una creencia generalizada de que las brujas realmente existían.
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heavy(
heh
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vi
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (weighty)
a. pesado
That box is heavy. Lift with your legs!Esa caja está pesada. ¡Usa tus piernas para levantarla!
2. (substantial)
a. denso
Traffic was heavy in the morning.La circulación de coches era densa por la mañana.
b. fuerte
Heavy rains are expected to cause river levels to rise.Se espera que las fuertes lluvias causen un aumento del caudal del río.
c. abundante (crops)
We've been blessed with a heavy crop of wheat this year.Hemos sido bendecidos con un abundante cultivo de trigo este año.
d. empedernido (drinker, smoker)
I was a heavy smoker for 20 years before I quit.Fui un fumador empedernido por 20 años antes de dejarlo.
e. grueso
The clouds are heavy with rain.Las nubes están gruesas de lluvia.
3. (tiring)
a. pesado
I'm exhausted after a heavy day at the hospital.Estoy exhausto después de un día pesado en el hospital.
4. (difficult to digest)
a. pesado
I have trouble sleeping after eating a heavy dinner.Me es difícil dormir después de una cena pesada.
5. (thick)
a. grueso
She bought a heavy coat for her first winter in Canada.Se compró un abrigo grueso para su primer invierno en Canadá.
6. (profound)
a. serio
The movie was just too heavy for my taste. I prefer comedies.La película fue demasiado seria para mí. Prefiero las comedias.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (thug)
a. el matón
(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 matona
(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).
(colloquial)
Two heavies robbed him.Dos matones lo asaltaron.
b. el gorila
(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 gorila
(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).
(colloquial)
Playing the heavy won't get you anywhere.Actuar como un gorila no te llevará a ningún lado.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
8. (lingering)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
After the fire, the smell of smoke hung heavy in the air.Después del incendio, el aire se quedó oliendo a humo.
That bread is lying heavy in my stomach.Ese pan me pesa en el estómago.
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