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smarten
American English: /ˈsmɑrtn/
British English: /ˈsmɑːt(ə)n/

Translation of smarten in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • smarten up 1
    Example sentences
    • Grandeur in appearance now that it had been smartened up, I desperately tried to avoid it.
    • When Stefanidis moved in, the eastern boundary was ‘a rather sad wooden fence, so I put in a wall’, which smartens the place up and gives more privacy.
    • We are looking at smartening it up and putting in an external food serving area the pupils could use at break and lunchtime.

Phrasal verbs

smarten up

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(house/town)
arreglar
he's made an effort to smarten himself up
ha hecho un esfuerzo por arreglarse or adecentarse or mejorar su aspecto
he'll have to smarten his ideas up
va a tener que (d)espabilarse
2verb + adverb
(person)
mejorar su ( or mi etc. ) aspecto
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