civil engineer
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civil engineer(
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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. (profession)
a. el ingeniero civil
(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 civil engineer gave the construction foreman the plans for the new highway.El ingeniero civil le dio los planos para la nueva carretera al capataz de la obra.
b. la ingeniera civil
(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).
Michael's sister is a civil engineer.La hermana de Michael es ingeniera civil.
c. el ingeniero de caminos
(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 ingeniera de caminos
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The city hired a civil engineer to help them repair the bridge.La ciudad contrató a un ingeniero de caminos para ayudarle a reparar el puente.
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