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"Will" is a noun which is often translated as "la voluntad", and "hope" is a noun which is often translated as "la esperanza". Learn more about the difference between "will" and "hope" below.
will(
wihl
)
An auxiliary verb, or helper verb, is a conjugated verb that comes before a main verb and determines the main verb's tense, mood, or aspect (e.g. I have gone.).
1. (used to indicate the future)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It will be done by tomorrow.Estará hecho mañana.
My package will arrive in a couple of days or so.Mi paquete llegará en un par de días.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (determination)
a. la voluntad
(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).
His will helped him achieve his dream.Su voluntad lo ayudó a cumplir su sueño.
3. (law)
a. el testamento
(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 is not named in his mother's will.No aparece en el testamento de su madre.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to wish)
a. querer
At least he was willing to listen.Al menos quiso escuchar.
5. (to ordain)
a. disponer
Destiny is willed by the gods.Los dioses disponen el destino.
6. (to bequeath)
a. dejar
She willed me the family home.Me dejó la casa familiar.
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hope(
hop
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (expectation or desire)
a. la esperanza
(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).
We must not give up hope that the situation may improve.No podemos perder la esperanza de que la situación pueda mejorar.
2. (person, thing)
a. la esperanza
(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).
This athlete is his country's best hope for a medal.Este atleta es la mejor esperanza que tiene su país para una medalla.
3. (possibility)
a. la esperanza
(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).
There's very little hope of finding survivors.Hay muy poca esperanza de conseguir sobrevivientes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to expect or desire)
a. esperar
I hope that you feel better very soon.Espero que te sientas mejor pronto.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to trust)
a. esperar
I'm hoping for a raise this year.Estoy esperando un aumento de salario este año.
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