An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not the same)
a. diferente
We need a different password for our wireless network.Necesitamos una contraseña diferente para nuestra red inalámbrica.
b. distinto
You look different. Did you get a haircut?Te ves distinta. ¿Te has cortado el pelo?
2. (various)
a. varios
There are different ways of tackling this problem.Hay varias maneras de abordar este problema.
3. (distinctive)
a. original
You put mayonnaise in your soup? Now, that's different.¿Le pones mayonesa a la sopa? Qué original.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not the same)
a. diferente, distinto(a)
that's quite a different mattereso es una cuestión aparte
she feels a different personse siente otra (persona)
he just wants to be differentsólo busca ser diferente
2. (various)
a. diferente, distinto(a)
I spoke to different people about ithe hablado de ello con varias personas
different [ˈdɪfrənt]
1 (not alike) diferente; distinto
the two brothers couldn't be more different from each other los dos hermanos no podían ser más diferentes or distintos el uno del otro; that's different to or from what I was told eso es diferente de or a lo que me contaron; eso es distinto de or a lo que me contaron; that's quite a different matter eso es harina de otro costal
2 (changed)
I feel a different person me siento otro
she's a different woman since she got divorced
3 (various) varios; distintos
happiness means different things to different people
different people noticed it varias or distintas personas lo vieron
4 (distinctive) distinto; original
"what do you think of my new hairstyle?" — "well ... it's certainly different" —¿qué te parece mi nuevo peinado? —pues ... desde luego es algo distinto or original
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