police officer
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police officer(
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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. (profession)
a. el policía
(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).
, la policía
(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).
That young woman wants to be a police officer to help protect her community from violence.Esa jovencita quiere ser policía para ayudar a proteger su comunidad contra la violencia.
b. el oficial de policía
(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).
, la oficial de policía
(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 neighbor is a police officer, and his patrol car is always parked in front of his house.Mi vecino es oficial de policía y su coche patrulla siempre está parqueado frente a su casa.
c. el agente de policía
(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).
, la agente de policía
(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).
A police officer was injured yesterday when the thief he was chasing fired a gun.Un agente de policía fue herido ayer cuando el ladrón al que perseguía disparó un arma.
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