- sol (m) the sun is shining hace sol, brilla el sol to rise with the sun levantarse al amanecer the sun's in my eyes me da el sol en los ojos don't stay out in the sun too long no te quedes mucho tiempo al sol let's sit out of/in the sun sentémonos a la sombra/al sol Denver had eight hours of sun yesterday ayer hubo ocho horas de sol en Denver to think the sun shines out of sb's eyes o [slang/argot] backside o [vulgar] arse (BrE) creer* que algn es maravilloso under the sun I've tried everything under the sun he probado de todo I've looked everywhere under the sun he buscado por todas partes she called him every name under the sun le dijo de todo there's nothing new under the sun no hay nada nuevo bajo el sol (before n) [hat/bonnet] para el sol sun blind (BrE) toldo (m) sun cream (for tanning) crema (f) bronceadora (for protection) protector (m) solar sun god dios (m) del Sol sun hat gorro (m) para el sol the Sun King el Rey Sol sun oil aceite (m) solar or para el sol sun parlor o (BrE) lounge jardín (m) de invierno sun porch galería (f), veranda (f) sun visor visera (f) sun umbrella sombrilla (f), quitasol (m)More example sentences
- Plant it in an area which receives full sun, digging it into soil which has been improved with the addition of compost and manure.
- Buy them in bloom, and plant them in full sun (light afternoon shade in hot climates).
- It compensated for standing in the hot sun without proper food or water for five days!
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- to sun oneself tomar el sol or (CS tb) tomar sol, asolearse (AmL)More example sentences
- For the Indian security forces, whose speedboats, armed with heavy machine guns, cruised past visitors sunning themselves on the lake's famous house boats, the coming of summer means just one thing: the start of the fighting season.
- Tuck into clotted cream and freshly baked scones while sunning yourself on the terrace overlooking the beach.
- While other children were sunning themselves on beaches in Brittany or sending postcards from Greece, we were getting drenched at Culloden or counting midge-bites by Loch Arkaig.