Translation of show in Spanish:
transitive verb past tense showed past participle shown or showed
- 1 1.1(scar)to show somebody something, to show something
tosomebodymostrarle algoI showed Ellen my new dress aalguienle mostré or le enseñé mi vestido nuevo a Ellenshow me the lettermuéstrame or enséñame la cartashow me where it hurtsindíqueme or muéstreme dónde le dueleto show one's teeth (dog)mostrar or enseñar los dientes(person/government)to have nothing/something to show for somethingthey had little/nothing to show for their years of work
mostrar or enseñar los dientes or las uñasvieron poco/no vieron recompensados sus años de trabajoshe has something to show for her efforts/sacrificessus esfuerzos/sacrificios han dado fruto or le han reportado algoExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 she showed great courage
- The man's eyes rolled back so only the whites showed and more blood ran down the brick wall behind him.
- Her arms, neck, and everything else that showed was white, from the obvious cold.
- He does this by hurling himself to the floor, arms and legs flailing, with only the whites of his eyes showing.
demostró (tener) gran valorshe showed them no kindnessno se mostró nada amable con elloshe shows her no respectno le tiene ningún respetocould you show me the way to the station?
- Mrs Tunstall offered to show them a video of children in care, but villagers shouted that they did not want to see it.
- Four of the group began looking at a car and the officer confronted them, saying, ‘Stop, police,’ and showing his warrant card.
- Immediately after showing them her card, Baird was asked to design an entire line.
le falta al respeto¿me podría indicar cómo se llega a la estación?to show signs of somethinghe began to show signs of fatigueempezó a dar muestras de estar agotadothe government shows every sign of capitulatingtodo parece indicar que el gobierno va a claudicarthe economy shows no sign(s) of improvementla economía no da señales de recuperarseExample sentences1.3 (to allow to be seen) this carpet shows every mark
en esta alfombra se notan todas las marcasa color that shows the dirtun color muy sucio or delicadohe's started to show his agese le han empezado a notar los años
- Most of us up grow up in a society that rarely allows us to show our true feelings.
- They were also different in their attitudes about emotions, showing affection, and sex.
- A guy was standing in her way, eyes showing amazement and some emotion that looked like relief.
- 2 2.1 (to depict, to present) this photo shows her working in her gardenen esta foto está trabajando en el jardíndoes the map show places of interest?¿están señalados or marcados en el mapa los lugares de interés?as shown in fig. 2como se indica or se muestra en la figura 22.2 (to register)(profit/loss)the fuel light's showing red
arrojarla luz del combustible está en rojoExample sentences
- Progress up and down the five-speed box is tracked by an indicator on the dashboard showing you what gear you're in.
- He was very keen on selling me a desktop clock which would show me the time in Bangkok.
- She looked up at a clock and it showed her she only had fifteen seconds left.
- 3 3.1 (to demonstrate)(truth/importance)you have to show that you understand
demostrartienes que demostrar que entiendesindependent research has shown that …estudios independientes han demostrado que …it just goes to show how wrong you can be about peopleeso te demuestra cómo te puedes equivocar con la genteto show what one is made ofdemostrar lo que se valenow's your chance to show them what you're made ofesta es tu oportunidad de demostrarles lo que valesExample sentences
Example sentences3.2 (to teach) I showed her how to do it
- The first study fell short of showing a statistically significant benefit.
- A closer look at the census figures shows a much more disturbing trend.
- ‘Shipley has been shown by government figures to need more childcare places,’ he said.
le enseñé cómo se hacíaI'll show them! [colloquial]¡ya van a ver!
- Here is the URL to our online training video with him explaining and showing you what you need to do.
- I think he took great delight in showing us poor city boys how it is done.
- Peter had half explained and half shown me what had happened to him over the past two years.
- 4 (to indicate the way) (+ adverb complement) he showed us to our seatsnos llevó or nos acompañó hasta nuestros asientosto show somebody inhacer pasar a alguiento show somebody outacompañar a alguien a la puertaI'll show myself outno hace falta que me acompañesshe showed him into the office/out of the houselo hizo pasar a la oficina/lo acompañó hasta la salidato show somebody over a buildingmostrarle or enseñarle a alguien un edificiothey showed us around the churchnos mostraron el interior de la iglesia
recorrieron la iglesia con nosotrosExample sentences
- None of the three girls said a word as the butler returned and offered to show them to their rooms.
- On arrival, I was handed a pair of pink pyjamas, which all the patients wear, and was shown to the huge dormitory.
- He shows me in, indicating where he welcomes his home-movie enthusiasts.
- 5 5.1 (to screen) they showed the game on TVdieron el partido por televisiónwhen the movie was first showncuando se estrenó la películaExample sentences5.2 (to exhibit)
- The Trades Unions Congress was shown live on national television.
- In many respects, this is the reverse of what used to happen when films were shown on television.
- It's a dark theatre and you can't see anything, not to mention the film that's being shown on the screen.
- A stunning display of David Hockney portraits is to be shown at a new exhibition in the National Portrait Gallery next year.
- The photographs will be shown in the exhibition room of Darwen library from November 3 to November 21.
- A cross section of the photographs will be shown at an exhibition in Muckross Church at Easter time.
intransitive verb past tense showed past participle shown or showed
- 1 (to be visible)(dirt/stains)
notarse(emotions/scars)a small dimple showed when he smiled
notarsese le hacía un hoyuelo en la mejilla cuando sonreíadoubt showed on his facese le notó que no estaba muy convencidoyour/her slip is showingse te/le ve la combinaciónyou let your feelings show too muchdejas transparentar demasiado lo que sientesI painted the door in a hurry — yes, it shows!pinté la puerta deprisa y corriendo — ¡sí, se nota! or ¡sí, y así quedó!to show throughverse
- 2 2.1 (to be screened) (Cinema)it's showing at the Trocaderola están dando en el Trocaderola ponen en el Trocadero (Spain)now showing all over Londonahora en salas de todas las zonas de LondresExample sentences2.2 (to exhibit)
- Unfortunately for me, the new Harry Potter film was showing on the train and, although the views were great, sadly, I couldn't help but watch the film.
- It is akin to covering one's ears, or more to point, running in and out of the theater while the film is showing.
- Like Blackboards, both films showed in Cannes and were jointly awarded the Camera d'Or for best debut feature.
presentar su colección
- 3 (to turn up) [colloquial]Example sentences
- One of those who might have defended his appointment did not show at the conference.
- Tension was high even before kick-off as the appointed referee failed to show.
- She asked Amanda to throw a welcome dinner for her and the plan was for a certain gorgeous actor to come along to the party last weekend, but he didn't show.
reflexive verb past tense showed past participle shown or showedto show oneself
- 2 (to prove to be)demostrar ser(to turn out to be) resultar serhe showed himself to be a great playerdemostró ser un gran jugadorshe showed herself (to be) totally unscrupulous
se reveló como un gran jugadorresultó ser una persona sin escrúpulos de ningún tipoExample sentences
- It soon showed itself as outdated as the regime it was seeking to challenge.
- ‘But Bremer soon showed himself closely aligned to the generals, as well as to the neo-cons in Washington and their allies in Jerusalem’.
- She soon shows herself rather more sophisticated than he is.
- 1 countable (exhibition) (Art) agricultural showferia (feminine) agrícola y ganaderaexposición (feminine) rural (River Plate area)air showexhibición (feminine) acrobática aéreaboat show fashion showdesfile (masculine) de modeloshorse show to be on show
pase (masculine) de modelosestar expuesto or en exhibiciónshe felt very much on showse sentía observada por todosto put something on showexponer algo(before noun) show house o home (British English)Example sentences
- She said the financial health of at least 20 of Yorkshire's annual agricultural shows would be severely affected.
- There are 16 qualifying shows for this event and this should be a huge attraction both on a local and national level.
- Huge crowds came from all over Kerry to witness the largest animal show in Europe.
- 2 countable 2.1 (stage production) to put on a showmontar un espectáculoon with the show!¡que empiece/siga la función!the show must go onhay que seguir adelanteto get the show on the road [colloquial] let's get this show on the road! we need more money to keep the show on the roadnecesitamos más dinero para poder seguir adelanteto steal the show (actor)robarse el espectáculoto stop the showthat line stopped the show
llevarse todos los aplausoscon esa frase el teatro se vino abajoshe'll stop the show in that outfitvestida así va a parar el tráfico [colloquial]Example sentences2.2 (on television, radio) comedy show
programa (masculine) cómicothe Olga Winters Showel show de Olga WintersExample sentences
- Amy will perform songs from the musicals and the stage show will include a date in her home town Bolton this summer.
- He performed his first stage show when he was only four and began hitch-hiking at the age of three.
- He fondly recalls his first foray into musicals being a show about a snowman in which he had to throw pieces of paper as pretend snow.
- I also appeared on radio shows and cable-access television stations throughout the state.
- Paul is producing comedy shows for BBC Television and has been involved in encouraging new talent.
- Indeed, his expertise and views are regularly sought both on radio and television shows.
- 3 (spectacle) (no plural) in summer her garden makes a colorful showen verano su jardín es una explosión de colorExample sentences
- All of these sites are now dominated by buffel and couch grass so that spectacular shows of native flora are but a memory.
- Not only that, but each June they put on a spectacular show as they burst into misty pale lilac bloom.
- We have two crocuses that have bloomed and the primulas are putting on a brave show of colour.
- 4 (no plural) 4.1 (display) a show of forceun despliegue or una demostración de fuerzato vote by a show of handsvotar a mano alzada4.2 (outward appearance) I made a show of enthusiasmfingí estar entusiasmadohis concern's all showsu preocupación es puro teatro or pura aparienciayou put on a good showhiciste un buen papel4.3 (ostentation) she made a great show of her generosityhizo gran alarde de su generosidadtheir plush office is simply for showsu elegante oficina es solo para darse tonowith a great show of indignationcon grandes muestras de indignaciónExample sentences
- As soon as he walked in all cameras focused on him and his hero pals made an exaggerated show of affection towards him.
- The show of amity presented by the two men on the front bench yesterday was just that: a show.
- She resolutely ignores me, making a theatrical show of turning away and yawning.
- 5 [colloquial] (no plural) 5.1 (activity, organization) it's my show, so don't interferees asunto mío, así que no te metasto run the showllevar la batuta [colloquial]ser el amo del cotarro [colloquial]Example sentences5.2 (performance) (British English) to put up a good/poor show
hacer un buen/mal papelgood show!
- Who's running this show, anyway?
- Obviously, I don't run the show (thank God, you're thinking), and it's a free country.
defenderse bien/mal¡espléndido!poor show!
- 6 countable (Medicine)desprendimiento (masculine) del tapón mucosoExample sentences
- How long after having a show did you do into labour?
- Some women notice a bit of mucus in their pants and may not realise it's a show.
- 1verb + adverb
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (reveal)
lucirsehe loves showing off in front of the girls
le encanta lucirse delante de las chicasstop showing off
déjate de hacer tonterías or gracias2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2.1 (display for admiration)
(wealth/talent/knowledge)he wanted to show off his new car
hacer alarde de
hacer alarde de
quería lucirse con su coche nuevo
quería fardar (Spain) or (Colombia) (Venezuela) pantallear con su coche nuevo [colloquial]to show something off
mostrarle or enseñarle orgullosamente algo2.2 (display to advantage) the paintings are not shown off to their best advantage
los cuadros no lucen todo lo que podrían
(mistake/deception)the incident showed him up to be a coward o as a coward
poner de manifiesto [formal]
poner de manifiesto [formal]
el incidente lo mostró como un cobarde or demostró que era un cobarde1.2 (embarrass)
(parents/friends/colleagues)try not to show me up in front of the boss
poner en evidencia
hacer quedar mal
poner en evidencia
hacer quedar mal
procura no ponerme en evidencia or hacerme quedar mal delante del jefe1.3 (lead upstairs)
(visitor/guest)2verb + adverb 2.1 (be visible)
(imperfection)2.2 (be revealed)
(trend/fact)2.3 (arrive) [colloquial]
ponerse de manifiesto
ponerse de manifiesto
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