vt (past hid /hɪd/ past p, hidden or [archaic/arcaico] (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
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- 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.
vi (past hid /hɪd/ past p, hidden or [archaic/arcaico] (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 out(AmE also) hide up v + adv
- [colloquial/familiar] esconderse
Catalán is the language of Catalonia. Like Castilian, Catalan is a Romance language. Variants of it include mallorquín of the Balearic Islands and valenciano spoken in the autonomous region of Valencia.
- 1 c u 1.1 (of animal — raw) piel (f); (— tanned) cuero (m)More example sentences1.2 (of human) [humorístico/humorous] pellejo (m) [familiar/colloquial] he did that to save his own hide lo hizo para salvar el pellejo or su propio pellejo [familiar/colloquial] 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 [familiar/colloquial] 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 [familiar/colloquial] to tan sb's hide [colloquial/familiar] curtir a algn a palos [familiar/colloquial] I'll tan your hide if you do that again! ¡como vuelvas a hacer eso, te curto a palos!
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- The production of leather from animal hides was a time-consuming and dreadfully smelly process.
- During the winter, additional warmth was provided by bear skins and buffalo hides.
- In return for animal hides, the merchants of Southampton obtained gold, silver, glass ware, and wine.
- A player might start out not looking very tough, but he develops a thick hide and becomes a tough guy at the height of his abilities.
- Develop a thick hide and have patience - and keep writing, whether you get recognized or not.
- Fortunately, my hide was thick enough that I didn't let it get to me.
- 2 c (in bird-watching, hunting) (BrE) paranza (f), puesto (m)More example sentences
- We expect the camera crew to sit patiently in a camouflaged hide, waiting for the wildlife to wander by.
- The property sleeps nine and has ready access to woodland walks and a five-acre wildlife reserve with bird hides and a trout lake.
- If you were building a hide from which to observe them in their natural habitat, you would probably situate it somewhere in the north-west between Liverpool and Wigan.