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Questions tagged [diferencias-entre-palabras]

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Diferencia entre sitio y asedio

No consigo cuál es la diferencia entre asedio y sitio, si es que existe. Generalmente, existe algún matiz o una palabra que es más técnica que otra. ¿Por qué se llama el sitio de París y el asedio de ...
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¿“Patriota” o “patriotero”?

Según la RAE, patriotero es: Que alardea excesiva e inoportunamente de patriotismo. Esto me da a entender que es un patriota estilo héroe americano. Pero este artículo dice algo completamente ...
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¿Cuál es la diferencia entre chupetear y chupar?

¿Qué diferencia hay entre las palabras chupetear y chupar? He visto gente hablando de las dos formas y todavía no entiendo qué diferencias hay o en cuál contexto podemos utilizarlas. Me gustaría ...
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What's the difference between “agradezco” and “gracias”?

What's the difference between "agradezco" (from the verb 'agradecer') and "gracias"? Both mean "Thank you" but when would you use one over the other? Please explain making reference to the below ...
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What is the difference (if any) between “comenzar” and “empezar”?

I am currently in highschool Spanish III, so I am rather ignorant of the language as a whole. I learned that "comenzar" means, roughly, "to begin", and "empezar" means, roughly, "to start". In English ...
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What is the difference between “cerebro” and “seso”?

What is the difference between "cerebro" and "seso"? Also, when would you use one over the other? From a quick Google search I see that seso refers to the flesh of the brain and cerebro refers to the ...
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Difference between 'mirar' and 'ver'

What is the difference between 'mirar' and 'ver'? I know they both mean 'to see' or 'to watch'. I checked online but can't find anything that helps.
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Difference between preposition “a” and “de”?

What is the difference between the preposition 'a' and 'de'? I am not sure if they both mean 'to/from'.
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Difference between “luego” and “entonces”

What is the difference between 'Luego' and 'entonces'? I know they both mean "then". Do they mean other things as well?
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Difference between “guardar” and “conservar”

What is the difference between 'guardar' and 'conservar'? They both mean 'to keep' and 'to preserve'.
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Difference between “coche” and “carro”

I have always wondered what is the difference between 'coche' and 'carro'. I have done some googling on it but still can't understand. Can anyone explain it and give me some examples please!! :)
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What is the difference among 'dormitorio', 'recámara', 'alcoba' and 'habitación'?

What are the differences among these words? dormitorio recámara alcoba habitación The dictionary says they all mean "bedroom"; I suspect it's a regional/dialectical thing. What are these words used ...
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Difference between “oreja” and “oído”

What is the difference between 'oreja' and 'oído'? Both mean ear, no?
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What is the difference between 'hallar' and 'encontrar'?

If I find something I lost, should I use 'hallar'? For example, I found missing keys and said to my wife: "¡Hallé las llaves!" "¿Las encontraste?" —she replied—. Then a discussion about 'hallar'...