Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday January 29, 2013

final, noun:

When talking about finals in sport, the word you need is la final.

Quieren alcanzar la final.
They want to get through to the final.

Nunca ha ganado la final de un Gran Slam.
She’s never won a Grand Slam final.

It’s important to remember that in the sports meaning final goes with la, and is feminine. El final in the masculine is the end of something.

Al final de la calle hay un semáforo.
At the end of the street there’s a traffic light.

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