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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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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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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Word usage: difference between "bailar" and "danzar"

Is there any difference between "bailar" and "danzar"?
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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 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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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'...

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