Quick answer
"Wonderful" is an adjective which is often translated as "maravilloso", and "place" is a noun which is often translated as "el lugar". Learn more about the difference between "wonderful" and "place" below.
wonderful(
wuhn
-
duhr
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fuhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (marvelous)
a. maravilloso
We had a wonderful dinner in a French bistro.Tuvimos una cena maravillosa en un bistro francés.
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place(
plehihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical location)
a. el lugar
(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 visit the same place every summer.Visitamos el mismo lugar todos los veranos.
b. el sitio
(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).
This is a good place to stop and camp for the night.Este es un buen sitio para parar y acampar durante la noche.
2. (house)
a. la casa
(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).
Why don't we all go to my place for dinner?¿Por qué no vamos todos a mi casa a cenar?
3. (seat)
a. el asiento
(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).
Please take your places; the show is about to start.Favor de tomar sus asientos. Dentro de poco empezará la presentación.
b. la plaza
(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).
Sorry, there aren't any places left.Lo siento, no quedan plazas libres.
4. (position)
a. el lugar
(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).
Try to put yourself in my place.Intente ponerse en mi lugar.
b. el puesto
(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).
(job)
I'd love to find a place in that company.Me encantaría encontrar un puesto en esa empresa.
c. la posición
(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).
(rank)
He took first place at the tournament.Quedó en primera posición en el torneo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to put)
a. poner
Help me place this in that box.Ayúdeme a poner esto en esa caja.
b. colocar
We reached an agreement with the store to have our products placed near the front.Llegamos a un acuerdo con la tienda para colocar nuestros productos en la entrada.
6. (to estimate)
a. estimar
The medical examiner placed the time of death at ten.El forense estimó la hora de muerte a las diez.
b. ubicar
I couldn't place him when he first greeted me.No lo pude ubicar cuando me saludó.
7. (commerce)
a. hacer
Our clients placed a new order at the trade show.Nuestros clientes nos hicieron un pedido en la feria.
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