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glance
American English: /ɡlæns/
British English: /ɡlɑːns/

Translation of glance in Spanish:

noun

  • at first glance I could tell at a glance that …
    con solo echar un vistazo me di cuenta de que …
    without so much as a backward glance
    sin siquiera volver la vista atrás
    they exchanged furtive glances
    se miraron disimuladamente
    she shot o threw me a warning glance
    me lanzó una mirada de advertencia
    to take a glance at something
    echarle or darle un vistazo a algo
    echarle una ojeada a algo
    he cast a quick glance over the headlines
    les echó una rápida ojeada a los titulares
    Example sentences
    • The briefest of glances in her direction found her to be still looking at me, still silent.
    • This is but a brief glance back into how our ancestors managed to live without electricity or many of the mod cons we have today.
    • I waited for a few girls to come down the stairs, smiled distractedly at their approving glances, and then hurried upstairs.

intransitive verb

  • she glanced from the one to the other
    su mirada iba de uno a otro
    to glance at something
    echarle una ojeada a algo
    echarle or darle un vistazo a algo
    to glance at somebody
    echarle una mirada a alguien
    she glanced up from her book
    levantó la vista del libro por un momento
    he glanced over his shoulder
    echó un vistazo por encima del hombro
    would you mind just glancing over this report?
    ¿le darías un vistazo a este informe?
    she glanced round
    miró hacia atrás
    he glanced toward her/in her direction
    dirigió la mirada hacia ella/hacia donde ella estaba
    Example sentences
    • I saw him frown and I watched, as it grew deeper when he glanced at me for a moment before glancing back down at the photo.
    • I glanced at a kid that looked about my age who was glancing around nervously until he saw me looking at him and gave me a hard look.
    • He gave a sigh of relief as she glanced at him and gave him a small smile, then glanced back down at the floor and blushed.

Phrasal verbs

glance off

verb + preposition + object
rebotar en

Definition of glance in:

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.