prison sentence
prison sentence
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. la pena de cárcel
(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).
He received a prison sentence for stealing credit card numbers.Recibió una pena de cárcel por el robo de los números de las tarjetas de crédito.
b. la pena de prisión
(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 judge condemned the defendant to a prison sentence of 24 years. They should have condemned him to death for the terrorist acts.El juez condenó al acusado a una pena de prisión de 24 años. Lo deberían haber condenado a la muerte por los actos terroristas.
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