Quick answer
"Worth" is a noun which is often translated as "el valor", and "expense" is a noun which is often translated as "el gasto". Learn more about the difference between "worth" and "expense" below.
worth(
wuhrth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (value of a thing)
a. el valor
(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 are eager to establish the company's worth with a view to selling it.Estamos impacientes por saber el valor de la empresa con vistas a venderla.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Go to the supermarket and buy ten dollars' worth of beef.Ve al supermercado y compra diez dólares de carne de res.
He earned two weeks' worth of vacation.Ganó dos semanas de vacaciones.
2. (value of a person)
a. la valía
(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).
You really have to start proving your worth to the company.Tienes que empezar a mostrar tu valía a la empresa.
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expense(
ehk
-
spehns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (finance)
a. el gasto
(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 can't afford the expense of staying in a hotel for a whole week.No podemos permitirnos el gasto de quedarnos en un hotel una semana entera.
b. el costo
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We hadn't budgeted for the additional expense of replacing the whole roof.No habíamos contado con los costos adicionales en el presupuesto para reemplazar el techo.
c. el coste
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Going to university can be a significant expense.Ir a la universidad puede suponer un coste importante.
expenses
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (finance)
a. los gastos
(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 company will cover any travel expenses incurred by interviewees.La compañía pagará los gastos de viaje incurridos por los candidatos.
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