Translation of star in Spanish:
- 1 (Astrology, Astronomy) (astral body)(visible in the sky at night) estrella (feminine)the morning starel lucero del alba or de la mañanait's (written) in the starsestá escritowhat do the stars foretell today?¿qué dicen los astros para hoy?to be born under a lucky/an unlucky star
¿qué dice el horóscopo para hoy?nacer con buena/mala estrellato see starsver las estrellasto thank one's lucky stars [colloquial]dar gracias al cieloExample sentences
- This new heat supply causes the outer layers of the star to expand and cool, and the star becomes a red giant, or a red supergiant if it is very massive.
- But Tarenghi is most thrilled about the observations of pulsating stars known as Cepheid variables.
- Later, astronomers further scrutinized this star with the Hubble Space Telescope.
- Castor's skill with horses is said to be shared by those born under the influence of the star.
- No-one could escape the influence of the stars, he was alleged to be telling them, and it was therefore as well to know one's own future from a chart-reading.
- Cavalcanti berated the philosopher for giving so much consideration to the influence of the stars.
- 2(symbol) estrella (feminine)(asterisk) asterisco (masculine)the Star of Davidla estrella de Davida four-star hotelun hotel de cuatro estrellastwo-/four-star petrol (British English)gasolina (feminine) normal/súper
(River Plate area) nafta (feminine) normal/súperbencina (feminine) corriente/especial (Andes)Example sentences
- Local authorities can receive up to three stars - indicating excellent - for their performance.
- The star ratings were awarded after all trusts were assessed against key targets from April 2003 to March 2004.
- The project received one star, in a system where no stars indicates poor and three excellent.
- Why is there a star next to some users' names on the active users lists?
- 3 (celebrity) she became a star overnightse convirtió en una estrella or alcanzó el estrellato de la noche a la mañanaa movie star (before noun) star attractionatracción (feminine) estelar or especialstar performanceactuación (feminine) estelarhis star pupilsu alumno estrellashe's got star quality
su alumno más brillante or destacadotiene madera de estrellastar role star witnesstestigo (masculine or feminine) principalExample sentences
- Well, former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco has said some of the biggest stars in his sport used steroids.
- Sports stars can be incredibly talented, innovative and breathtaking, but they're not geniuses.
- The leading aviators became as famous as sports stars and Hollywood actors.
transitive verb -rr-
- 1 (Cinema, Theater, Television)the famous film which starred Bogart and Bergmanla famosa película que tuvo como protagonistas a Bogart y Bergman'2005', starring Mike Kirnon'2005', con (la actuación estelar de) Mike KirnonExample sentences
- While in New York, he bumped into David Rubinoff, the playwright responsible for Stuck, a one-man show starring Sean Power that Zotter had seen and loved in Toronto.
- The play starring Anna Manahan and Des Keogh is a much-loved favourite not only in the county but internationally and was recently nominated for an outer critic circle award in New York.
- When I was 4, I went backstage at a play starring Tony Robinson.
- The actress has starred in films such as Something About Mary, Vanilla Sky and last year's epic Gangs of New York and is one of Tinseltown's hottest stars.
- The Glenrothes-born actor has also starred in films such as Mission Impossible II and Ripley's Game.
- In 1986, she starred in the title role in Trevor Nunn's film Lady Jane, about the ill-fated nine-day queen, Lady Jane Grey.
- 2 (mark)(passage/items)
marcar con un asteriscoExample sentences
- Items are starred according to their relative importance and whether the committee is recommended to approve the action or policy, or to provide comment.
- Hotels in France are regulated and starred according to price, so rates are posted up front, helping to avoid the price-comparison and guessing game you often have to play in the States.
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