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ayuda
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ayuda(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (support)
a. help
Tu ayuda fue indispensable para terminar el trabajo a tiempo.Your help was essential to finishing the job on time.
b. assistance
Necesitamos la ayuda de un experto con el proyecto.We need some assistance with the project from an expert.
2. (finance)
a. aid
La universidad ofrece ayuda financiera a los estudiantes destacados.The university offers financial aid to outstanding students.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(medicine)
a. enema
Le recomendaron una ayuda para su problema de estreñimiento.They recommended an enema for his constipation problem.
4. (sports)
a. assist
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La NBA eligió una ayuda de Ginobili como la mejor del mes.The NBA chose an assist by Ginobili as the best of the month.
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ayuda
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (asistencia)
a. help, assistance
acudir en ayuda de alguiento come/go to somebody's assistance
nos fuiste de gran ayudayou were a great help to us
no me sirvió de mucha ayudait wasn't much help to me
prestar ayudato help, to assist
ayuda en carreterabreakdown service
2. (económica, alimenticia)
a. aid
ayuda al desarrollodevelopment aid
ayuda humanitariahumanitarian aid
3. (limosna)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
una ayuda, por favorcould you spare me some change, please?
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ayuda
1 (asistencia) help; assistance (formal)
ayuda a domicilio home help; home helper; (EEUU)
ayudas a la navegación aids to navigation; navigational aids
ayuda compensatoria income support; welfare; (EEUU)
ayuda económica economic aid
ayuda humanitaria humanitarian aid
ayuda visual visual aid
ayudas audiovisuales audiovisual aids
ayudas familiares family allowances
2 (Med) (enema) enema; (Latinoamérica) (laxante) laxative
(paje) page
ayuda de cámara valet
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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