food pantry
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food pantry(
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pahn
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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. (food bank)
a. el almacén de distribución de alimentos
(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 donated a bag of beans to the food pantry.Doné un costal de frijoles al almacén de distribución de alimentos.
b. el almacén de provisiones
(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 victims of the earthquake lined up to get food from the food pantry.Los damnificados del temblor se formaron para recibir comida del almacén de provisiones.
2. (used in a home)
a. la alacena
(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).
We put the groceries in the food pantry as soon as we got home.Pusimos el mandado en la alacena en cuanto llegamos a casa.
b. la despensa
(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).
The food pantry is full because we just went shopping yesterday.La despensa está llena porque hicimos las compras apenas ayer.
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