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disguise

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈgaɪz/

Translation of disguise in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [person] disfrazar*; [voice] cambiar to disguise oneself disfrazarse* to disguise oneself as sth disfrazarse* de algo disguised as a priest disfrazado de cura
    Example sentences
    • She is supposed to have disguised herself as a pauper for a young priest who, out of charity, took her to an inn to feed her.
    • In 1671 he and Maria disguised themselves as a parson and his wife. They visited the keeper of the jewels and Maria pretended to faint to cause a distraction.
    • In order to reach the river, they'd disguised themselves as servants.
    Example sentences
    • It can make sweet things sweeter, it can disguise unpleasant tastes and smells and it is the most versatile food ingredient known to man.
    • ‘Great outfit,’ Joey said disguising his voice with scratchy sounds.
    • She disguised her voice to make it sound deeper and manlier, and with the wrap covering her mouth, it made it sound even more muffled.
    1.2 (conceal) [mistake/incompetence] ocultar; [disapproval/contempt/pleasure] disimular there is no disguising the fact that … no se puede ocultar el hecho de que …
    Example sentences
    • I didn't make an effort to disguise my emotions or hide my tears, which were slowly beginning to fall.
    • The judges make no effort to disguise their boredom.
    • It's very easy to tell a fun story which disguised my feelings about the most painful moment in my life.

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