Difference between "Tasa" and "Taza" in Spanish


- In English it means: "rate, tax, fee, valuation".

Example 1:

La tasa de desempleo ha aumentado en los últimos años.

(The unemployment rate has increased in recent years.)

Example 2:

Pagar la tasa de recogida de basura.

(To pay the fee for garbage collection.)


- In English it means: "cup" and "bowl (toilet)".

Example 3: (cup)

Tómate antes de salir una taza de café.

(Take a cup of coffee before you leave.)

Example 4: (bowl)

La taza del retrete es de loza.

(The toilet bowl is made of pottery.)

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To stand up, to dump
Meaning: do not go on a date with someone.