Hay 2 definiciones de gift en inglés:

gift1

Saltos de línea: gift
Pronunciación: /ɡɪft
 
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sustantivo

1A thing given willingly to someone without payment; a present: wedding gifts
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  • The couple decided to forego wedding presents and gifts totalling £900 were handed over to the hospital.
  • The toasts were made, the wedding gifts presented, and finally we dined.
  • I'll get you your final pay together as well as a bonus as a wedding gift, to help things along.
Sinónimos
present, donation, offering, contribution, handout, presentation, bestowal, largesse, alms, charity, bonus, award, premium, bounty, boon, favour, bequest, legacy, inheritance, settlement, subsidy, grant, endowment, benefaction; tip, gratuity, baksheesh; giving; Frenchpourboire
informal freebie, perk, prezzie, sweetener
formal perquisite
archaic conferment
1.1An act of giving something as a present: his mother’s gift of a pen
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  • The theme behind the design is the gift of perfume for Mother's Day, but the execution is that of stylized glamour.
  • Aside from the gift of time, mothers like to feel pampered.
1.2 informal A very easy task or unmissable opportunity: that goal was an absolute gift
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  • To be a Christian is always both a gift and a task.
  • For some, it's a gift - and the opportunity to recover while off from school or work.
  • These were good examples of him being handed the gift of an easy win.
2A natural ability or talent: he has a gift for comedy
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  • Yet the core of Boyd's ability, the essence of his talent, is his gift for finishing.
  • Advertising folks who do this best have a natural gift for empathizing with the customers they hope to seduce.
  • She had a natural gift for it and has kept with it.
Sinónimos

verbo

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1Give (something) as a gift, especially formally or as a donation or bequest: the company gifted 2,999 shares to a charity
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  • For those who wish to gift a pen to the loved one, it has introduced a red roller ball-pen in an attractive package, with Valentine hearts printed all over.
  • Couples select a group of charities and each guest chooses to gift a donation to the charity of their choice.
  • Rather, the goods passing hands were priceless jewels and ornaments gifted by foreign rulers, and at stake was the reputation and future of the monarchy.
1.1Present (someone) with a gift or gifts: the queen gifted him with a heart-shaped brooch
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  • It was the last bottle of the champagne we were gifted with for our reception.
  • We have no way of providing a new shelter unless someone or some organisation gifts us with a building.
  • You are fêted by kings and presidents when you win an Olympic medal; you are gifted with bungalows and cars.
Sinónimos
present, give, bestow, confer, donate, contribute, endow, award, accord, grant; pledge, vouchsafe, furnish, bequeath, hand over, turn over, make over, leave, will
1.2 (gift someone with) Endow with (something): man is gifted with a moral sense
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  • You can teach somebody and school them to be an actor but to be a very good actor you must have stage presence and Des has been gifted with that.
  • He kept stoking the fire of his intellect and did a successful job of blending it with the artistic talent he has been gifted with to reach where he is today.
  • Hailing from a musical family has gifted him with an ear for sound.
1.3 informal Inadvertently allow (an opponent) to have something: [with two objects]: the goalkeeper gifted Liverpool their last-minute winner
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  • A desperately poor pass from Jerry Collins gifted a try for them in the second quarter.
  • A poor pass went to ground gifting a try to centre Tony Waite with Grayshon adding his second conversion with the last kick of the match.
  • A goalkeeping error to gift a goal, a man dismissed, and a 2-1 defeat in their opening tie.

Origen

Middle English: from Old Norse gipt; related to give.

Frases

the gift of the gab

see gab.

the gift of tongues

see tongue.

in the gift of

(Of a Church living or official appointment) in the power of (someone) to award: nine seats in parliament were now in his gift
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  • Labour delegates have it in their gift today to hold their leaders to account and uphold the cause of peace and self-determination.
  • It's something he has had to deal with but, then, it is in his gift to do so.
  • The row began when the church questioned whether the Queen had ever bestowed the highest honour in her gift, the Order of the Thistle, on a Catholic.

don't look a gift horse in the mouth

proverb Don’t find fault with something that you have discovered or been given.
[prospective purchasers would often inspect the condition of a horse's teeth]
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  • Ah well, don't look a gift horse in the mouth, right?
  • I doubt whether there are any famous people or people of high standing living in the community, so don't look a gift horse in the mouth and grab this golden opportunity while it is still there.

Derivativos

giftable

adjetivo
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  • We also examined customers’ views of the giftable candy category and their desired relationship with a candy manufacturer.
  • Though a revamped marketing approach boosted giftable sales by 20 per cent in 2005, year-end results were disappointing.

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Pronunciación: ˈdɪs(ə)nənt
adjective
lacking harmony

Hay 2 definiciones de gift en inglés:

GIFT2

Saltos de línea: GIFT
Pronunciación: /ɡɪft
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
Gamete intrafallopian transfer, a technique for assisting conception by introducing mixed ova and sperm into a fallopian tube.

Origen

1980s: acronym.

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