There are 2 translations of the in Spanish:

the1

Pronunciation: / before vowelði; ðɪ; before consonant ðə; strong form ðiː/

definite article

  • 1 (sing) el, la; (pl) los, las pass me the bread/the salt/the tomatoes/the grapes pásame el pan/la sal/los tomates/las uvas the color of the sky/of the grass el color del cielo/de la hierba
  • 2 (emphatic use) do you mean the Dr Black? ¿te refieres al famoso Dr Black? she's the woman for the job es la mujer ideal para el puesto it's the novel to read just now en este momento, es la novela que hay que leer
  • 3 3.1 (with names) Henry the First/Second/Third Enrique primero/segundo/tercero the Smiths los Smith 3.2 (in generic use) el, la the invention of the printing press la invención de la imprenta the polar bear el oso polar 3.3 (in abstractions, generalizations) (+ sing vb) the possible/sublime lo posible/sublime the young/old los jóvenes/viejos
  • 4 (per) por they sell it by the square foot lo venden por pie cuadrado I get paid by the hour me pagan por hora three dollars the yard tres dólares la yarda
  • 5 (used instead of possessive pron) [colloquial/familiar] (sing) el, la; (pl) los, las how's the family? ¿qué tal la familia? [familiar/colloquial] the old elbow's giving him trouble again está teniendo problemas con el codo otra vez

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

There are 2 translations of the in Spanish:

the2

Pronunciation: / before vowelði; before consonant ðə/

adv

(+ comp)
  • 1.1 (as conj) cuanto the more you have, the more you want cuanto más tienes, más quieres the more she knows them, the less she likes them cuanto más los conoce, menos le gustan the sooner, the better cuanto antes, mejor 1.2 (in comparisons) I'm the richer for this experience me he enriquecido con esta experiencia all the better to see you with para verte mejor that's all the more reason not to give in mayor razón para no ceder they'll be none the worse for some discipline no les vendrá mal un poco de disciplina

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.