Translation of glory in Spanish:
noun plural -ries
- 1.1 uncountable (fame) I mustn't take all the glory, everybody helpedshe deserved more of the glory than she in fact receivedel mérito no es solo mío, todos me ayudaronI'm entitled to bask in a little reflected gloryse merecía más honores de los que de hecho recibióto cover oneself with o (in British English also) in glorytengo derecho a disfrutar un poco del triunfo ajenocubrirse de gloriaExample sentences1.2 uncountable and countable (beauty, magnificence) its former glory
and there in all its glory was our old Chevroletsu antiguo esplendorsu antigua gloriathe glory of the system is that …y ahí estaba, en todo su esplendor, nuestro viejo Chevroletlo espléndido or lo maravilloso del sistema está en que …Example sentences1.3 uncountable (praise) glory to God in the highest glory be! (as interjection) [dated]
- He also delighted in seeing the girls team achieve such honour and glory over the past five years.
- For club and county it is about bringing honour and glory to one's native heath, family, friends and neighbours and the people you were brought up with.
- The heroic deeds of this brave and noble Irishman have brought honour and glory to his native land.
1.4 uncountable (heaven) to be in one's glory¡bendito sea (el Señor)!estar en la gloriaExample sentences
- Work has begun to return a Scarborough beauty spot to its former glory with a £100,000 facelift by engineers.
- We work very hard to restore this magnificent building to its former glory and this is a very obvious setback.
- The great Chinese traveller Huien Tsang visited this place and wrote of its glory and beauty.
- As Jesus prays, heaven's glory opens and God's Spirit-dove descends upon him.
- They experience spiritual bliss and divine glory according to their individual spiritual capacities.
- This is an example of the ways in which Satan and his followers attempt to mimic the glory and splendor of heaven in hell.
intransitive verb -ries, -rying, -ried
- to glory
insomething/ -ing(be proud of)enorgullecerse dealgo(in an unpleasant way)vanagloriarse dealgo(take pleasure in)disfrutar dealgo(in an unpleasant way)she gloried in her rival's painregodearse conalgose regodeaba con el dolor de su rivalExample sentences
- Citizens of a newly formed Protestant nation that gloried in its hard won independence from Catholic Europe, they painted not for rich nobles, but for the common man.
- Others take pride in an array of quality cookware, or glory in the grunt under the bonnet.
- In Johnson's England ambitious politicians had been cloaking themselves in patriotism since the 1730s, and George III himself had begun his reign glorying in the name of Britain.
- He is politically incorrect, and glories in it with ecstatic gloat.
- She relished combat and gloried in opposition.
- Black-eyed and skeletal, she seemed to be almost glorying in her predicament.
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