rent
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rent(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to lease)
a. alquilar
Wiliam rented a small apartment near the city center.William alquiló un pequeño apartamento cerca del centro de la ciudad.
b. rentar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
How much do you rent your house for?¿En cuánto rentas tu casa?
c. arrendar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
He rented a car while on vacation in Medellin.Arrendó un coche mientras estaba de vacaciones en Medellín.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to live in rented accommodation)
a. estar de alquiler
Do you own or rent?¿Eres propietario o estás de alquiler?
3. (to be for rent)
a. alquilarse
Cottages around here rent for some $500 a week.Las casas de campo se alquilan por aquí a unos $500 dólares por semana.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (payment for use)
a. el alquiler
(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).
He pays a rent of $4,000 a month for his apartment.Paga un alquiler de $4,000 al mes por el apartamento.
b. la renta
(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).
I have to pay rent on the 10th of each month.Debo pagar la renta el 10 de cada mes.
c. el arriendo
(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).
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
My rent went up 25% this year.Mi arriendo subió 25 % este año.
5.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(tear)
a. la desgarradura
(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).
There was a small rent in the curtains.Había una pequeña desgarradura en las cortinas.
b. el desgarrón
(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 theories open up a huge rent in the fabric of reality as we know it.Sus teorías abren un enorme desgarrón en el tejido de la realidad tal y como la conocemos.
c. la rasgadura
(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).
This could be a boon for mankind, or it could open a rent in the space-time continuum.Esto podría ser una bendición para la humanidad o podría abrir una rasgadura en el continuo espacio-tiempo.
d. el rasgón
(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).
The forced relocation of indigenous children left a rent in the fabric of their lives.La reubicación forzada de los niños indígenas dejó un rasgón en el tejido de sus vidas.
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rent [rent]
noun
alquiler (m); arriendo (m); (LAm)
we pay £350 in rent pagamos 350 libras de alquiler; to build flats for rent construir pisos para alquilarlos
for rent (US) se alquila
transitive verb
[+house, TV, car] alquilar; arrendar; (LAm)
to rent a flat from sb alquilar un piso a algn; arrendar un departamento a algn; (LAm) to rent a house (out) to sb alquilar una casa a algn; it is rented out at £400 a week está alquilado a 400 libras por semana
modifier
rent book (n) (for accommodation) librito (m) del alquiler
rent boy (n) chapero (very_informal) (m)
rent collector (n) recaudadorarecaudadora (m) (f) de alquileres;a recaudadora
rent control (n) control (m) de alquileres
rent rebate (n) devolución (f) de alquiler
rent roll (n) lista (f) de alquileres; total (m) de ingresos por alquileres
rent [rent]
verb:past
verb:participle:past
noun
(tear) rasgón (m); rasgadura (f); (split) abertura (f); raja (f); hendedura (f); escisión (f); cisma (m);
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