remark
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remark(
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mark
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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. (comment)
a. el comentario
(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).
His rude remarks made the two girls blush.Sus comentarios groseros hicieron ruborizarse a las dos niñas.
b. la observación
(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 candidate's foolish remarks lost him the presidency.Las observaciones tontas del candidato hicieron que perdiera la presidencia.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(consideration)
a. la mención
(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 town itself is hardly worthy of remark, but the people are very welcoming.El pueblo en sí no es digno de mención, pero sus habitantes son muy acogedores.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The errors present in the report escaped remark.Los errores presentes en el reporte pasaron desapercibidos.
The spies' presence in the government offices escaped without remark.La presencia de los espías en las oficinas del gobierno pasó inadvertida.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to comment)
a. comentar
The editor remarked that the novel was completely unoriginal.El editor comentó que la novela no era para nada original.
b. observar
The panelist remarked that the region is still financially unstable.El panelista observó que la región todavía es económicamente inestable.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to notice)
a. observar
I've remarked that you've been squinting. Do you need glasses?He observado que entrecierras los ojos. ¿Necesitas gafas?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to comment; often used with "on" or "upon")
a. comentar
All of his teachers remarked on how diligent he was.Todos sus profesores comentaron lo diligente que era.
b. hacer observaciones
Your job is simply to report the news without remarking on it.Tu trabajo es simplemente informar las noticias sin hacer observaciones.
c. mencionar
Our boss remarked upon how slowly we were working.Nuestro jefe mencionó lo lento que estábamos trabajando.
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remark
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (comment)
a. el comentario
(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).
to make or pass a remarkhacer un comentario
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. comentar, observar
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remark [rɪˈmɑːk]
noun
1 (comment) comentario (m); observación (f)
to let sth pass without remark dejar pasar algo sin (hacer) comentario; after some introductory remarks tras unos comentarios introductorios; to make a remark hacer un comentario or una observación; she made the remark that observó que; to make or pass remarks about sb hacer comentarios sobre algn
2 (notice)
worthy of remark digno de mención
transitive verb
1 (say) comentar; observar
to remark that comentar que; observar que; decir que; "it's a pity," she remarked —es una lástima —dijo
2 (notice) observar; notar
intransitive verb
(comment)
to remark on sth hacer observaciones sobre algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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witty remark
comentario agudo
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