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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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

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 mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.