Translation of underline in Spanish:

underline

Pronunciation: /ˈʌndərˌlaɪn; ˌʌndəˈlaɪn/

vt

  • [word/mistake] subrayar; [difference/importance/necessity] subrayar, destacar*, hacer* hincapié en
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    • Copy the articles or excerpts by hand underlining those words and phrases that you think are significant in the creation of mood and/or atmosphere.
    • Please indicate italics by underlining and indicate boldface by drawing a wavy line beneath the affected characters.
    • For some that meant moving from writing each idea on a separate line to using headers and underlining vocabulary words.
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    • Nevertheless, the sale seemed to underline their minor status.
    • The television figures underline the sustained popularity of the annual broadcasts from the festival and this year's programme attracted over 56 per cent of the Irish audience at its peak.
    • These figures underline the fact that we are in the great boom in advertising for years, much greater than anything seen in 1999-2000.

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