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polish

American English: /ˈpɑlɪʃ/
British English: /ˈpɒlɪʃ/

noun

  • 2 uncountable (refinement) his style lacks polish
    tiene que pulir su estilo
    this upbringing gave her a certain polish
    haber sido criada así le dio un cierto barniz (de refinamiento)
    Example sentences
    • We are so covered with layers and layers of refinement, of social polish, of airs and graces and civilization and pretensions that the human in us almost ceases to exist.
    • He soon made a strong impression in Germany as a brilliant and original conductor, who achieved great polish and refinement in his performances.
    • That sign is to remind them that if they don't behave with polish and refinement at all times, they'll be punished.

transitive verb

  • 1
    (floor/table/car)
    darle or sacarle brillo a
    lustrar (esp (Latin America) )
    (shoes)
    limpiar
    lustrar (esp (Latin America) )
    bolear (Mexico)
    embolar (Colombia)
    (brass/chrome)
    limpiar
    darle or sacarle brillo a
    (lens/mirror)
    limpiar
    (stone)
    (by abrasion) pulir
    to polish one's nails
    Example sentences
    • A housekeeper polishes a glass cabinet displaying delicate mementos from Norway and New Zealand.
    • The ends of the cork stoppers are then polished to present a smooth surface to the wine.
    • A woman in a grey smock goes round polishing each glass cover after it's been kissed.
  • 2 (refine)
    (style/accent/performance)
    pulir
    perfeccionar
    Example sentences
    • So now it's the adults' turn to polish up their singing, dancing, recitation and music playing skills in time for the Senior Scor competition in February.
    • Once the boat lift is open you'll be desperate to get in on the fantastic sailing and canoeing opportunities it opens up and who better to help you polish up your technique than Monster Activities.
    • Locally, you might polish up your work for the Alexandra Writers' Centre Society FreeFall Fiction and Poetry Contest.

Phrasal verbs

polish off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
[colloquial]
(food)
liquidarse [colloquial]
despacharse [colloquial]

polish up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(skill/style)
pulir
perfeccionar
he's gone to France to polish up his French
se ha ido a Francia a perfeccionar or a mejorar el francés

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Polish
American English: /ˈpoʊlɪʃ/
British English: /ˈpəʊlɪʃ/

adjective

  • the Polish Corridor
    el Pasillo de Dánzig

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (language)
    Example sentences
    • Cornell brought in a Polish women who said that the medium did in fact speak Polish.
    • He escaped only because he was allowed to make a phone call and was able to alert his wife by speaking in his native Polish.
    • If you don't speak Polish, click on the Union Jack icon at the top left for details in English.
  • 2the Polish
    los polacos

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