essay
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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. (written composition)
a. el ensayo
(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).
They asked me to write an essay on the government.Me pidieron escribir un ensayo acerca del gobierno.
b. la redacción
(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).
My homework is to write an essay each week.Mi tarea es escribir una redacción cada semana.
c. el trabajo
(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).
My essay was about the works of Monet.Mi trabajo fue acerca de las obras de Monet.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to attempt)
a. probar a realizar
The singer essayed an operatic rendition of one of her popular hits which was not well received.La cantante probó a realizar una interpretación operística de uno de sus éxitos populares que no fue bien recibida.
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essay
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (at school)
a. la redacción
(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).
2. (at university)
a. el trabajo
(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).
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essay
noun
[ˈeseɪ] (Literat) ensayo (m); (Educ) (Univ) trabajo (m);
transitive verb
[eˈseɪ] probar; ensayar; [+task] intentar
to essay to intentar
modifier
[ˈeseɪ]
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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