There are 2 translations of lift in Spanish:

lift1

Pronunciation: /lɪft/

n

  • 1 1.1 u c (boost) impulso (m) the news gave her a big lift la noticia le levantó mucho la moral or el ánimo this salad needs something to give it a lift a esta ensalada le hace falta algo que le dé un poco de gracia 1.2 u [Aviat] fuerza (f) propulsora, propulsión (f)
  • 2 c (ride) can I give you a lift? ¿quieres que te lleve or (Per) [familiar/colloquial] te jale?, ¿quieres que te dé un aventón (Méx) or (Col) [familiar/colloquial] una palomita? we got a lift as far as Cambridge nos llevaron en coche hasta Cambridge, nos dieron (un) aventón (Méx) or (Col) [familiar/colloquial] una palomita hasta Cambridge
  • 3 c (elevator) (BrE) ascensor (m) she took the lift subió/bajó en el ascensor (before n) lift attendant ascensorista (mf) lift shaft hueco (m) del ascensor

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.

There are 2 translations of lift in Spanish:

lift2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (raise) [weight/box/lid] levantar; [eyes/head] levantar she lifted her veil se levantó el velo shall I lift your suitcase down for you? ¿quieres que te baje la maleta? I lifted the child into his chair subí al niño a la silla to lift sb out of her/his depression/poverty sacar* a algn de la depresión/pobreza he lifted his game in the third set mejoró el juego en el tercer set lift the lid off quita or saca la tapa to have one's face lifted hacerse* un lifting, estirarse la piel (de la cara) 1.2 [plants/crops] recoger*
  • 3 3.1 (take, remove) (usu pass) sacar* a sentence lifted out of context una frase sacada de su contexto 3.2 (plagiarize) [colloquial/familiar] to lift sth (from sth) [idea/sentence] copiar or plagiar algo (de algo) 3.3 (steal) [colloquial/familiar] birlar [familiar/colloquial]

vi

Phrasal verbs

lift off

v + adv
[rocket/spacecraft] despegar*

lift up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[lid/flap] levantar; [person/arm] levantar, alzar* lift me up so I can see álzame or levántame para que pueda ver lift up your hearts arriba los corazones

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Word of the day lavado
m
wash …
Cultural fact of the day

In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.