Translation of curtain in Spanish:
- 1.1 (at window) a pair of curtainsto draw o open the curtainsunas cortinasto pull o close o draw the curtains(des)correr or abrir las cortinas(before noun) curtain hook curtain rail curtain rod o polecorrer or cerrar las cortinas1.2 (as screen) the Iron Curtainbarra (feminine) de cortinael telón de acero (Spain)Example sentences1.3 (Theater) the curtain rises/falls
it's curtains for you/him [colloquial]sube or se levanta/baja or cae el telónto bring o ring down the curtain on somethingestás/está acabado(terminate)(in theater)suspender las representaciones de algoExample sentences
- I can draw a window curtain or adjust overhead lights.
- Aside from a pair of drab grey curtains which covered the window over the sink, the room was free of decorations.
- The men had tacked up a navy blue material to act as curtains over the stern windows.
Example sentences1.4 (of rain)
- The magician invites the heckler up on stage, positions him directly in front of the curtain, and begins ‘hypnotising’ him.
- Unfortunately, it makes the front stage curtain look shabby.
- So he took Roy and he put him back stage behind the curtain.
- The stage is covered with a canvas, as if the scene presented as the curtain rises was captured by a linen frame.
- The curtain raises on the opening scene with the cast gathered front of stage to a backdrop of trees, a small camp fire Flickering to one side.
- From her lonely entrance at the opening curtain, until the slaphappy denouement, she dominates the stage and virtually carries the show on her slim shoulders.
- (window/house)poner cortinas enExample sentences
- In the 1970s, however, it was decided that every plate-glass window should be curtained to control the thermal flow inside the building and these curtains have remained ever since.
- The tables all had salmon coloured cloths with white starched napkins, terracotta tile floors, large curtained bay windows and the atmosphere is very bright and happy.
- Near the bed sculpture was a curtained window frame, in which sat a monitor showing footage taped from Paik's hospital room and from the couple's loft.
- Samantha bowed her head so that her hair curtained her face, successfully concealing the crimson that stole over her cheeks in embarrassment.
- Stretching out his long length, his black hair curtained his face as his lightning blue eyes disappeared under a sweep of raven lashes.
- Her long, golden hair curtained her face, and you could just see her stunning eyes from behind.
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