Spanish Word of the Day
Sunday, April 20, 2014
medida noun: measure
  • La medida is the noun derived from the verb medir, to measure, and translates into English as measure or measurement.
    Tomaron medidas contra la inflación. They took measures to prevent inflation.
    una de las medidas urgentes adoptadas one of the urgent measures adopted
  • When you’re shopping, it can be a useful word to find out how big something is:
    Tomaron medidas contra la inflación. They took measures to prevent inflation.
    una de las medidas urgentes adoptadas one of the urgent measures adopted
    ¿Qué medidas tiene la mesa? What are the measurements of the table?
  • And it’s very useful when shopping for clothes. You may be asked:
    Tomaron medidas contra la inflación. They took measures to prevent inflation.
    una de las medidas urgentes adoptadas one of the urgent measures adopted
    ¿Qué medidas tiene la mesa? What are the measurements of the table?
    ¿Cuál es su medida? What size are you?
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