Translation of grace in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable(— of expression)Example sentences
- I do the first couple of movements with grace and ease… but then I forget.
- She was 5'7, slim and wiry, with a dancer's slow, precise grace in her movements.
- Sweat was dripping down our faces by this time, but we had to keep our smiles planted on our face and an ease and grace in our movements.
- In many tribal cultures, the social graces, being polite, showing respect and personal interactions are more important than being on time.
- From an early age, children are trained in etiquette and the social graces.
- Her family was well connected, and Griffith received an education suitable for a fine lady in polite literature, French, poetry, and the social graces.
- 2 2.1 uncountable you might at least have the grace to say you're sorry2.2 uncountable (good nature) See examples: to do something with (a) good/bad gracepodrías por lo menos tener la cortesía or la gentileza de disculpartein good grace (American English)hacer algo de buen talante/a regañadientes2.3 countable (good quality) See examples: her saving grace is her sense of humorcon la conciencia tranquilasocial graces she has no social graceslo que la salva es que tiene sentido del humorto be in somebody's good gracesno sabe cómo comportarseno tiene modales or roceestar en buenas relaciones con alguienExample sentences
- Rather than seeing this as a sign of weakness, I see it as a sign of grace, courtesy, and diplomacy.
- All these visitors to our realm should be greeted with the same grace and courtesy.
- When he visited us in Delhi, I was immediately charmed by his grace, civility and intellectual sensitivity.
- 3 uncountable (Religion) 3.1(mercy)by the grace of God …there, but for the grace of God, go Igracias a Dios …to be in a state of grace to fall from gracele podría pasar a cualquiera(lose favor)(Religion)3.2 (prayer) See examples:to say graceperder la gracia divina(before a meal)(after a meal)dar las gracias por la comidaExample sentences
- Twain joined Livy at prayers and grace before meals.
- She ensured that they said their nightly prayers and grace before meals.
- You two don't say grace at meals, or kiss each other good morning, good night or good-bye.
- The book approached the issue of salvation, God's grace, and human free will from a Calvinist perspective.
- We are saved by God's free grace, through faith in Christ's atoning death and resurrection.
- Our main message is salvation through grace alone, by faith alone, through Christ alone.
- 4 uncountable(respite)16 days' grace, 16 days of grace (British English) (Law)16 días de graciaExample sentences
- Effectively, the family can be given a year's grace before the court grants possession.
- He says that the Mars mission could take place as early as 2009, but the two years' grace period allows the agency to spread the cost around that much more.
- The offer of a period of grace is a critical factor in the underwriting of this form of business.
- 5 countable (as title) See examples: his Grace the Archbishop of Yorktheir Graces the Duke and DuchessSu Eminencia el Arzobispo de YorkYour GraceSus Excelencias, el duque y la duquesa(to duke etc)Excelencia(to bishop)Ilustrísima
- [literary] she graced the event with her presencehow kind of you to grace us with your presence! [ironic]honró el acto con su presencia¡qué amabilidad la tuya en dignarte acompañarnos! [irónico]Example sentences
- John Taylor is acknowledged as one of the greatest hurlers ever to play for Laois and indeed one of the finest exponents ever to grace the ancient game.
- Greaves, a goal-scorer of legendary prowess, is one of the greatest footballers ever to grace the English game.
- Botham, 48, is widely considered to be one of the greatest all-rounders ever to grace the game.
- One of his prints also graces the entire back cover of the current issue of ‘Harvest’ - the Diocesan quarterly magazine.
- Huge wooden beams in the bedroom and drawing room once graced an Aberdeen wool mill.
- They would grace our otherwise cluttered shelves.
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