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refreshing

Pronunciation: /rɪˈfreʃɪŋ/

Translation of refreshing in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [taste/drink/bath] refrescante; [sleep] reparador; [enthusiasm/honesty] reconfortante it's a refreshing change to see a woman in charge es alentador or da gusto ver que por una vez es una mujer la que está al frente
    Example sentences
    • You do not go to a counter to check in; you relax in a rattan chair as one smiling staff member brings you a cool drink, another a refreshing towel and yet another passes you the registration form to sign.
    • But for most people, the most popular beach activity remains lying in the sun with a refreshing drink next to them, soaking up the sunshine.
    • Here are some easy, tasty, refreshing drinks and snacks you can make.
    Example sentences
    • Such an attitude from a developer is most welcome and it must be said makes a refreshing change.
    • Teenage boys often make newspaper headlines for all the wrong reasons, so it makes a refreshing change to be able to report on the good deeds of one such lad.
    • And all three flights I caught did leave and land on time, which makes a refreshing change.

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