There are 2 translations of curtain in Spanish:

curtain1

Pronunciation: /ˈkɜːrtn; ˈkɜːtn/

n

  • 1.1 (at window) cortina (f) a pair of curtains unas cortinas to draw o open the curtains (des)correr or abrir* las cortinas to pull o close o draw the curtains correr or cerrar* las cortinas (before n) curtain hook gancho (m) (de cortina) curtain rail riel (m) (de cortina) curtain rod o pole barra (f) de cortina 1.2 (as screen) cortina (f) the Iron Curtain la cortina de hierro (AmL) , el telón de acero (Esp)
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    • 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.
    1.3 [Theat] telón (m) the curtain rises/falls sube or se levanta/baja or cae el telón it's curtains for you/him [colloquial/familiar] estás/está acabado to bring o ring down the curtain on sth (terminate) poner* punto final a algo (in theater) suspender las representaciones de algo
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.4 (of rain) cortina (f); (of fog) manto (m); (of mystery, secrecy) halo (m), velo (m)

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There are 2 translations of curtain in Spanish:

curtain2

vt

  • [window/house] poner* cortinas en
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

Phrasal verbs

curtain off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[bed/alcove] separar con una cortina

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.