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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (replica)
a. la copia
(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).
(F)
Is this Picasso an original? - No, it's a copy.¿Este Picasso es original? - No, es una copia.
b. la copy
(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).
(F)
This stone is just a copy; the real Aztec Calendar is in a museum.Esta piedra es una copia; la verdadera Piedra del Sol está en un museo.
2. (photographic copy)
a. la fotocopia
(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).
(F)
I'll make a copy of the contract and give it back to you.Haré una fotocopia del contrato y después te lo devolveré.
b. la copia
(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).
(F)
How many copies of the exam do you need?¿Cuántas copias del examen necesitas?
3. (computing)
a. la copia
(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).
(F)
Oops, I think I deleted my final paper. - You don't have a copy?Ups, creo que borré mi trabajo final. - ¿No tienes una copia?
4. (publication)
a. el ejemplar
(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).
(M)
I bought a copy of "Victus," a historical novel that's been very popular in recent years.Me compré un ejemplar de "Victus", una novela histórica que ha sido popular en los últimos años.
5. (manuscript)
a. el manuscrito
(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).
(M)
I have to submit a copy to my editor this afternoon.Tengo que entregarle el manuscrito a mi editor esta tarde.
6. (journalism)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I think the story about the tuition hike would be good copy.Creo que la historia sobre la subida de las matrículas sería de interés.
Political scandals always make good copy.Los escándalos políticos siempre se venden bien.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
7. (to reproduce)
a. copiar
Copy the following irregular verb forms from the board.Copien las siguientes formas verbales irregulares de la pizarra.
8. (to make a photocopy)
a. fotocopiar
I'm going to copy these documents and then I'll be right back.Voy a fotocopiar estos documentos y vuelvo enseguida.
b. sacar una copia
Do you want me to copy the contract for you?¿Quieres que te saque una copia del contrato?
9. (computing)
a. copiar
I'm going to copy this and paste it into a new document.Voy a copiar esto y pegarlo en otro documento.
10. (to cheat)
a. copiar
They caught him copying his friend's test.Lo cacharon copiando el examen de su amigo.
11. (telecommunications)
a. recibir
We've found them. Do you copy me, commander?Los hemos encontrado. ¿Me recibe, comandante?
12. (to imitate)
a. imitar
Most of my technique I learned by copying my teachers.La mayoría de mi técnica la aprendí imitando a mis maestros.
b. copiar
Stop copying me, copycat! I'm going to tell Mom!¡Deja de copiarme, copión! ¡Se lo voy a decir a mi mamá!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
13. (telecommunications)
a. recibir
Man down. Do you copy?Hemos perdido un hombre. ¿Me recibe?
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copy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (reproduction)
a. la copia
(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).
(F)
2. (of letter, document)
a. la copia
(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).
(F)
copy typistmecanógrafo(a) m,f
3. (of book, newspaper)
a. el ejemplar
(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).
(M)
4. (journalism)
a.
advertising copytextos publicitarios
the story made good copyla noticia dio mucho de sí
copy editorcorrector(ora) de estilo
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copy [ˈkɒpɪ]
noun
1 (gen) (duplicate) copia (f); [of photograph] copia (f); [of painting] copia (f); imitación (f); (carbon copy) copia (f) (en papel carbón)
rough copy borrador (m); fair copy copia en limpio; to make a copy of hacer or sacar una copia de
2 [of book, newspaper] ejemplar (m); [of magazine] número (m)
3 (no pl) (Press) (written material) original (m); manuscrito (m)
there's plenty of copy here tenemos aquí un material abundante; a murder is always good copy un asesinato es siempre un buen tema; to make good copy ser una noticia de interés
transitive verb
1 (imitate) copiar; imitar; (Educ) (cheat) copiar
2 (make copy of) (gen) sacar una copia de; (in writing) also (Comput) copiar; (with carbon) sacar una copia/copias al carbón; (photocopy) fotocopiar
to copy from copiar de
3 (send a copy to) enviar una copia;to a
4 (Rad) (Telec) recibir
I'll monitor this frequency at all times while airborne. Do you copy, Stone? Thunder Ten, do you copy me? Over
modifier
copy boy (n) (Press) chico (m) de los recados de la redacción
copy editor (n) editoraeditora (m) (f);a editora correctoracorrectora (m) (f) de manuscritos;a correctora
copy machine (n) fotocopiadora (f)
copy typist (n) mecanógrafoamecanógrafa (m) (f);a mecanógrafa
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