rápido
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rápido(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (rapid)
a. fast
¡Quiero un coche rápido cuando sea grande!I want a fast car when I grow up!
b. quick
El proceso es rápido y sencillo, así que no te preocupes.The process is quick and easy, so don't worry.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (rapidly)
a. fast
¡No vayas tan rápido! ¡Me estás asustando!Don't go so fast! You're scaring me!
b. quickly
La mayoría responde rápido a este tratamiento.Most people respond quickly to this treatment.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (rail)
a. express train
Cuando fuimos a Japón, tomamos el rápido a Tokio.When we went to Japan, we took the express train to Tokyo.
b. fast train
Los planes para tener un rápido entre Los Angeles y San Francisco han quedado truncos.Plans for a fast train between Los Angeles and San Francisco are incomplete.
rápidos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (river)
a. rapids
Bajar por los rápidos del río Colorado fue muy emocionante.Going down the rapids of the Colorado River was very exciting.
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rápido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (veloz)
a. quick, fast
2. (coche)
a. fast
3. (beneficio, decisión)
a. quick
ser rápido de reflejosto have quick reflexes
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (general)
a. quickly
más rápidoquicker
¡ven, rápido!come, quick!
¡hazlo/termina rápido!hurry up!
si vamos rápido puede que lleguemos a tiempoif we're quick o if we hurry we may get there on time
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (tren)
a. express train
6. (de río)
a.
rápidosrapids
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rápido
adjective
1 (veloz) fast; quick; [+tren] fast; express
2 (And) (Caribe) (S. Cone) [+campo, paisaje] fallow
3 (Caribe) [+tiempo] clear
adverb
quickly
¡y rápido, eh! and make it snappy! (familiar)
1 (Ferro) express
2 (And) (Caribe) (S. Cone) (campo) open country
3
rápidos (rabiones) rapids
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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