- 1.1 [sol/luz] to shine; [estrella] to shine, sparkle; [zapatos/suelo/metal] to shine, gleam; [diamante] to sparkle le brillaba el pelo her hair shone al verlo le brillaron los ojos de alegría when she saw him her eyes lit up with joy para que su vajilla brille, use … for sparkling dishes, use … te brilla la nariz your nose is shiny 1.2 [inteligencia/cualidad] to shine nunca brilló en sus estudios he never shined (AmE) o (BrE) shone as a student, he was never a brilliant student
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.