There are 2 translations of shine in Spanish:

shine1

Pronunciation: /ʃaɪn/

n

u
  • brillo (m) he polished the table to a shine limpió la mesa hasta hacerla brillar to give one's shoes a shine limpiarse or (esp AmL) lustrarse or (Col) embolarse or (Méx) bolearse los zapatos to take a shine to sth/sb [colloquial/familiar] they really took a shine to each other quedaron prendados el uno del otro you seem to have taken a shine to my watch parece que te ha gustado mi reloj she took an immediate shine to the dress enseguida le echó el ojo al vestido [familiar/colloquial] to take the shine off sth deslucir* or empañar algo rain1

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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of shine in Spanish:

shine2

vi (past & past p shone)

  • 1.1 (gleam, glow) [star/sun] brillar; [metal/glass/shoes] relucir*, brillar; [eyes] brillar the moon shone down on us la luna nos iluminaba his sincerity shines through his every word sus palabras traslucen sinceridad his face shone with sweat le brillaba la cara de sudor her face shone with joy su rostro resplandecía de alegría 1.2 (excel) to shine (at sth) destacar(se*) (en algo) the promotion gave her a chance to shine el ascenso le dio la oportunidad de destacar(se) or de brillar

vt (past & past p shone)

  • 1 (point) (+ adv compl) to shine a light on sth alumbrar algo con una luz he shone the flashlight right in my eyes me encandiló con la linterna
  • 2
    (past & past p shined)
    (polish) [brass/furniture] sacarle* brillo a, lustrar (esp AmL) ; [shoes] limpiar or (esp AmL) lustrar or (Col) embolar or (Méx) bolear

Phrasal verbs

shine out

v + adv
[light/sun/integrity] brillar

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Word of the day anteojeras
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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.