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blue
American English: /blu/
British English: /bluː/

Translation of blue in Spanish:

adjective bluer, bluest

  • 1
    (dress/sea/sky)
    azul
    blue with cold
    amoratado de frío
    she went blue in the face
    se le amorató la cara

noun

  • 1 uncountable (color) dark/light blue
    azul oscuro/claro
    out of the blueshe phoned/the letter arrived quite out of the blue
    llamó/la carta llegó cuando menos se ( or me etc. ) lo esperaba
    to vanish or disappear into the blue
    esfumarse
    she/it vanished or disappeared into the blue
    se esfumó
    se la/lo tragó la tierra
    Example sentences
    • As one would stare upwards, the sky would change from red, to orange, to green, to dark blue, to royal purple.
    • Using strong colours like dark blue, deep reds and yellows, her work is certainly striking.
    • All samples are shown at the same magnification, with spindles in green and DNA in blue.
  • 2 countable (British)
    (deportista representante de Oxford o Cambridge)

transitive verb

  • (British) [colloquial]
    pulirse (Spain) [colloquial]
    patinarse (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    hacer sonar (Chile) [colloquial]
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