Quick answer
"With" is a preposition which is often translated as "con", and "con" is a noun which is often translated as "la estafa". Learn more about the difference between "with" and "con" below.
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (accompanying)
a. con
Will you go out with him on Saturday?¿Saldrás con él el sábado?
2. (in descriptions)
a. con
I dream of a house with a white fence.Sueño con una casa con una valla blanca.
3. (used to indicate manner)
a. con
In Japan they eat with chopsticks.En Japón comen con palillos.
4. (according to)
a. con
The tide varies with the Moon's position in its orbit.La marea varía con la posición y la órbita de la luna.
5. (used to indicate cause)
a. de
She shivered with cold when she went outside.Tembló de frío al salir afuera.
6. (despite)
a. con
I think she's held up great with all she's been through!¡Creo que lo llevó genial con todo lo que le pasó!
7. (in the same direction)
a. con
The leaves are flying up with the wind.Las hojas vuelan con el viento.
8. (for or alongside)
a. en
My uncle has been working with NASA for nearly 40 years.Mi tío lleva casi 40 años trabajando en la NASA.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fraud)
a. la estafa
(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).
He pretended to be my friend for years but really it was just a long con.Fingió ser mi amigo por años pero en realidad era una estafa larga.
b. el timo
(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).
It turned out he didn't love her. It was all a con.Resultó que no la quería. Era todo un timo.
2. (disadvantage)
a. el contra
(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).
You all know the pros of the strategy, but we need to discuss some of the cons as well.Todos conocen los pros de la estrategia, pero tenemos que tratar los contras también.
3. (criminal)
a. el preso
(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 presa
(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 friend knows a guy who is an ex con from Alcatraz.Mi amigo conoce a un tipo que era un preso en Alcatraz.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to trick)
a. estafar
They conned me into buying this fake gold necklace.Me estafaron vendiéndome este collar de oro falso.
b. timar
It seems like everybody on La Rambla is trying to con you.Parece que todo el mundo en La Rambla intenta timarte.
5. (to learn)
a. estudiar
She had acquired obscure knowledge from conning the ancient tomes in the library.Había adquirido conocimientos oscuros estudiando los tomos antiguos en la biblioteca.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
6. (Conservative)
a. conservador
He knew at least that he could count on the Con. vote.Sabía por lo menos que podía contar con el voto conservador.
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