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Spanish verb: Gana

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Spanish verb: Gana  

Pronunciation:Gah-nah

Translation:Makes

Function:verb

‘Gana’ [wins | makes | will ] is most used when talking about winning: ‘El estudiante más rápido gana’ [The fastest student wins] It is also used in the sense of making money: “Gana doce mil al año” [makes twelve thousand a year]

Yet another meaning for this word is will to do something: ‘lo hizo sin gana’ [he did it unwillingly], in this same context, ‘gana’ can be used as a noun: ‘échale más ganas’ [put more will into it]

Example:Los dos ganan lo mismo

Translation:Both of them make the same

 

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