Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday July 29, 2008
identical, exactly the same
You can translate idéntico as identical or as exactly the same:
Estas sillas son idénticas.
These chairs are identical or exactly the same.
To say that something is identical to something else you use idéntico and the preposition a:
Este cuadro es idéntico a este otro.
This picture is exactly the same as this other one.
You use the same construction when two people are very much alike:
Es idéntico a su padre.
He’s the spitting image of his father, He’s just like his father.
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