transitive verb/verbo transitivo (past tense of/pasado de hid /hɪd/ past participle of/participio pasado de, hidden or [archaic] (hid))
- 1.1 (conceal, secrete) [object/person] esconder he hid her in the bedroom la escondió en el dormitorioto hide sth
fromsb she hid the money from the police escondió el dinero para que no lo encontrara la policía to hide oneself esconderse he hid himself in the undergrowth se escondió en la maleza I don't know where she's gone and hidden herself no sé dónde se ha metidoMore example sentences1.2 (keep secret) [emotions/thoughts] ocultar to hide one's feelings ocultar sus ( or mis etc) sentimientos to hide sth
- He had saved around £2,000 which had been hidden away in a holdall behind a table in his bungalow.
- On Saturday we continued with the sorting out and tackled three boxes of assorted stuff that have been carefully hidden away in the cupboards in the spare room since we moved in over eighteen months ago.
- The silver gilt trophy had been hidden away in a bank vault in a secret location.
fromsb ocultarle algo aalgn he hid his fears from his wife le ocultó sus temores a su mujer don't try and hide it from me no intentes ocultármelo I've got nothing to hide no tengo nada que ocultar or esconderMore example sentences1.3 (mask, screen) tapar she hid her face in her hands and wept se tapó la cara con las manos y se echó a llorar a line of tall trees hid the house from view o from sight una hilera de árboles altos no dejaba ver la casa
More example sentences
- The facts had to be hidden from his wife, Danielle.
- I agreed to act as though our affair were a secret, a clandestine drama to be hidden from the rest of the world.
- Like Cherise, who missed her father and made no secret about it, Lindiwe was open emotionally, never hiding the fact that she missed her husband and child.
- The moon was hidden behind a cloud and she couldn't see anything, but her ears could hear a suspicious tiptoeing around the front door.
- The night is filled with bright, sparkling stars as far as the eye can see, without cloud or smog to hide them.
- The moon was hidden behind thick black clouds and she had to grope her way around the unfamiliar surroundings.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (past tense of/pasado de hid /hɪd/ past participle of/participio pasado de, hidden or [archaic] (hid))
- esconderse quick, let's hide! rápido, escondámonos to hide behind sb/sth esconderse detrás de algn/algo where've you been hiding all these weeks? ¿dónde has estado metido todas estas semanas? to hide
fromsb esconderse dealgn it was impossible to hide from his father's wrath era imposible escapar a la ira de su padre
hide away verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio esconderse 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento esconder hidden away in the backstreets escondido en una calle apartada
hide out(in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) hide up verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [colloquial/familiar] esconderse
noun/nombrec and u
- 2 [humorous/humorístico] (of human) pellejo (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] he did that to save his own hide lo hizo para salvar el pellejo or su propio pellejo [colloquial/familiar] he's got a hide like a rhinoceros tiene la piel más dura que un elefante not to see hide nor hair of sb [colloquial/familiar] no verle* el pelo a algn [colloquial/familiar] I've not seen hide nor hair of him since Tuesday no le he visto el pelo desde el martes to have sb's hide [colloquial/familiar] if you let me down, I'll have your hide! como me dejes colgado, pagarás con el pellejo [colloquial/familiar] to tan sb's hide [colloquial/familiar] curtir a algn a palos [colloquial/familiar] I'll tan your hide if you do that again! ¡como vuelvas a hacer eso, te curto a palos!