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Questions tagged [diferencias-entre-palabras]

Preguntas que preguntas sobre qué diferencia un conjunto de palabras. // Questions about what the difference is among a given set of words.

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What is the difference among "querer", "amar" and "adorar"?

The words “amar” and “querer” according to RAE are synonyms; however, in Colombia, at least, “amar” is considered a stronger feeling, a highest level of love, if you can say that. For example, I can ...
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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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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 (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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¿Cuál es la diferencia entre "haber que" y "tener que"?

¿Cuál es la diferencia entre "haber que" y "tener que"? Por ejemplo, entre "había que tirarlo" y "tenía que tirarlo". La duda me ha surgido leyendo el poema de ...
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Is there a difference among 'hay que', 'tener que', and 'deber'?

I understand that all of these: hay que tener que deber are the Spanish equivalent of “ought to” or “must” or “should". But I really need to know if there are any subtle differences in the ...
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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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