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shine

Pronunciación: /ʃaɪn/

Traducción de shine en español:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • brillo (masculine) he polished the table to a shine limpió la mesa hasta hacerla brillar to give one's shoes a shine limpiarse or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) lustrarse or (Colombia) embolarse or (Mexico/México) bolearse los zapatos to take a shine to sth/sb [colloquial/familiar] they really took a shine to each other quedaron prendados el uno del otro you seem to have taken a shine to my watch parece que te ha gustado mi reloj she took an immediate shine to the dress enseguida le echó el ojo al vestido [colloquial/familiar] to take the shine off sth deslucir* or empañar algo rain
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The day I was there, the beautician started by cleaning the natural nail to remove the surface shine and oils and then applied disinfectant and primer.
    • He was also scornful of the use of varnish, which is a quick way for artists to make the surface shine and also to protect it.
    • A vinyl or polyurethane finish has been applied on the surface to keep a shine without waxing; the urethane is more durable.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado shone)

  • 1.1 (gleam, glow) [star/sun] brillar; [metal/glass/shoes] relucir*, brillar; [eyes] brillar the moon shone down on us la luna nos iluminaba his sincerity shines through his every word sus palabras traslucen sinceridad his face shone with sweat le brillaba la cara de sudor her face shone with joy su rostro resplandecía de alegría 1.2 (excel) to shine (at sth) destacar(se*) (en algo) the promotion gave her a chance to shine el ascenso le dio la oportunidad de destacar(se) or de brillar

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado shone)

  • 1 (point) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) to shine a light on sth alumbrar algo con una luz he shone the flashlight right in my eyes me encandiló con la linterna

Verbos con partícula

shine out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[light/sun/integrity] brillar

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