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text(
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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. (written words)
a. el texto
(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 original text dates from 500 BC.El texto original data del 500 a. de C.
2. (telecommunications)
a. el mensaje de texto
(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).
Send me a text as soon as you arrive.Mándame un mensaje de texto en cuanto llegues.
b. el SMS
(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).
I'll send you a text to let you know.Te enviaré un SMS para avisarte.
3. (textbook)
a. el libro de texto
(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).
We have to read to page 120 of the text this weekend.Este fin de semana tenemos que leer hasta la página 120 del libro de texto.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (telecommunications)
a. enviar mensajes de texto
I prefer texting to emailing.Prefiero enviar mensajes de texto que emails.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (telecommunications)
a. enviar mensajes de texto a
My children have been texting their friends abroad.Mis hijos han estado enviando mensajes de texto a sus amigos en el extranjero.
b. enviar un mensaje con
Can you text me the address?¿Me envías un mensaje con la dirección?
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text
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el texto
(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. (computers)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
text editoreditor de textos
text messagemensaje m de texto
text messagingmensajería f de texto
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (send text message to)
a. enviar un mensaje de texto a
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (send text messages)
a. enviar mensajes de texto
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text [tekst]
noun
1 (written or printed matter) texto (m); (book) libro (m) de texto; (subject) tema (m); (Rel) pasaje (m)
to stick to one's text no apartarse de su tema
2 (also text message) mensaje (m) (de texto); SMS (m)
transitive verb
to ~ sb enviar un mensaje (de móvil) o un SMS a algn
modifier
text editor (n) (Comput) editor (m) de texto
text message (n) mensaje (m) de texto
text messaging (n) (envío (m) de) mensajes (m) de texto
text processing (n) proceso (m) de textos; tratamiento (m) de textos
text processor (n) procesador (m) de textos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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