Spanish Word of the Day
Friday, November 02, 2012
despertador noun: alarm clock
  • We’ve already come across the words despertar and despierto meaning to wake up and awake. A related word which can prove very useful when you’re traveling is el despertador, an alarm clock. Notice the verb poner and the preposition para in this next example.
    No te olvides de poner el despertador para las cinco. Don’t forget to set the alarm for five o’clock.
  • And notice how you use the verb sonar:
    No te olvides de poner el despertador para las cinco. Don’t forget to set the alarm for five o’clock.
    Cuando sonó el despertador salté de la cama. When the alarm went off I leapt out of bed.
  • One of the services your hotel is likely to offer is:
    No te olvides de poner el despertador para las cinco. Don’t forget to set the alarm for five o’clock.
    Cuando sonó el despertador salté de la cama. When the alarm went off I leapt out of bed.
    servicio de despertador wake up call
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