-er

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-er(
uhr
)
A suffix is an affix that is added to the end of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. philia, ism).
suffix
1. (acting person or thing; used with verbs to form nouns)
a. -dor
Joe is the team's star player.Joe es el jugador estrella del equipo.
b. -ero
A group of reporters have been assigned to cover the meeting.Se asignó un grupo de reporteros que cubrirán la reunión.
2. (person occupationally connected with)
a. -ero
Robin's grandfather was one of three hatters in his home town.El abuelo de Robin fue uno de los tres sombrereros en su ciudad natal.
3. (person related to)
a. -ista
The pensioners are lined up for their monthly check.Los pensionistas están formados por su cheque mensual.
4. (native of or coming from)
a. -ense
Brett, a Londoner, lost his case in a Madrid court.Brett, un londinense, perdió su caso en un juzgado madrileño.
b. -ino
A group of New Yorkers meets here every Friday to reminisce about the Big Apple.Un grupo de neoyorquinos se reúne aquí todos los viernes para recordar la Gran Manzana.
5. (having)
a. de (preposition)
We toured London in a double-decker.Recorrimos Londres en un autobús de dos niveles.
6. (person that is; used with adjectives to form nouns)
a. -ero
Angela is dating a foreigner - I think he's Norwegian.Angela está saliendo con un extranjero: creo que es noruego.
7. (used with adjectives or adverbs to form comparative adjectives or adverbs)
a. más
My new car is bigger than my old one.Mi carro nuevo es más grande que el anterior.
Stephanie can run faster than me.Stephanie puede correr más rápido que yo.
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