remains
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remains(
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meynz
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (leftovers)
a. los restos
(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).
After Thanksgiving, we use the remains of the turkey to make a soup.Después del Día de Acción de Gracias, usamos los restos del pavo para hacer una sopa.
b. las sobras
(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 packed up the remains from the feast in Tupperwares and put them in the fridge.Recogimos las sobras del banquete en tuppers y las guardamos en la nevera.
2. (ruins)
a. restos
This is a photograph of the remains of the church after the fire.Esta es una fotografía de los restos de la iglesia después del incendio.
3. (deady body)
a. restos
The soldier's remains were sent to be buried in his hometown.Enviaron los restos del soldado a su ciudad natal para ser enterrados.
remain
A copular verb links the subject of a clause to the predicate (e.g. My brother is tall).
4. (to continue to be)
a. permanecer
Please remain silent and listen to the instructions.Por favor, permanezcan en silencio y escuchen las instrucciones.
b. seguir
You are going to remain broke until you get a job.Vas a seguir pelado hasta que consigas un trabajo.
c. seguir siendo
Josh and Judy remained friends forever.Josh y Judy siguieron siendo amigos para siempre.
d. continuar siendo
Passenger safety remains a priority for our airline.La seguridad de los pasajeros sigue siendo una prioridad para la aerolínea.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to stay)
a. quedarse
I'll remain here while you go out.Me quedaré aquí mientras tú sales.
b. permanecer
Jessica's mother wants her to remain at home until she's married.La mamá de Jessica quiere que permanezca en casa hasta que se case.
6. (to be left)
a. quedar
Only five kilometers remained in their journey.Solo les quedaban cinco kilómetros de viaje.
b. restar
The boss explained to them that a lot of work remained to be done.Su jefe les explicó que restaba mucho trabajo por hacer.
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remains
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of meal)
a. el sobras fpl, restos
(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).
2. (of civilization, fortune)
a. el restos
(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).
3. (of old building)
a. la ruinas
(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).
4. (of person)
a. el restos (mortales)
(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).
human remainsrestos humanos
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remains [rɪˈmeɪnz]
plural noun
[of building] restos (m); [of food] sobras (f); restos (m)
the remains of the picnic los restos or las sobras del picnic; human remains restos (m) humanos; Roman remains ruinas (f) romanas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "remains"
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it remains the same
sigue igual
it remains
se queda
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