fate
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fate(
feyt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (destiny)
a. el destino
(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).
I don't believe in fate. I think we make our own choices.No creo en el destino. Creo que tomamos nuestras propias decisiones.
b. el sino
(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).
I don't know what fate has in store for me, and that's how I like it.No sé lo que me aguarda el sino, y así me gusta.
2. (person's lot in life)
a. la suerte
(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).
I never imagined that my fate would be to be the owner of a restaurant on the beach.Nunca me imaginé que mi suerte sería ser dueño de un restaurante en la playa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to predestine)
a. predestinar
Lucy felt they were fated to spend the rest of their lives together.Lucy sentía que estaban predestinados a pasar el resto de sus vidas juntos.
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fate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el destino m, sino
(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).
to leave somebody to his fateabandonar a alguien a su suerte
to suffer/share a similar fatesufrir/compartir la misma suerte
a fate worse than deathun sino peor que la muerte
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fate [feɪt]
noun
1 (destiny) destino (m)
what fate has in store for us lo que nos guarda or depara el destino; fate decided otherwise el destino no lo quiso así
2 (person's lot) suerte (f)
to leave sb to his fate abandonar a algn a su suerte; this sealed his fate esto acabó de perderle; to meet one's fate (die) encontrar la muerte; Italy could suffer the same fate as India Italia podría correr la misma suerte que la India; a Italia le podría pasar lo mismo que a la India
The next batsman suffered the same fate two balls later
that's a fate worse than death no hay cosa peor
For many people a stroke is truly a fate worse than death "I believe the mayor's wife snared you for a dance?" "A fate worse than death, Mr Graham. Avoid her at all costs"
3
the Fates (Mit) las Parcas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "fate"
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fate fell short
la suerte no acompañó
fate loves the fearless
el destino ama a los valientes
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