- 1 1.1 (of building) ventana (feminine); (of car) ventanilla (feminine), luna (feminine); (of shop) escaparate (masculine) (especially Spain/especialmente España) , vitrina (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) , vidriera (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) don't lean out of the window no te asomes por la ventana/ventanilla to clean the windows limpiar los vidrios or (Spain/España) cristales a window on the world una ventana abierta al mundo a window of opportunity una oportunidad to fly/go out (of) the window [plans] venirse* abajo, desbaratarse, irse* al tacho (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] [hopes] desvanecerse* his promotion went out of the window when he said that lo que dijo dio al traste con sus perspectivas de ascenso [colloquial/familiar] to throw sth out (of) the window [colloquial/familiar] echar algo por la borda the window frame el marco de la ventanaMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (sales counter) ventanilla (feminine)
- The apartments and penthouses have double-glazed redwood framed windows, fitted kitchens and gas-fired central heating.
- All the houses will have a traditional look with curved timber framed windows, decorative roof detail and over-door pediments.
- It has wider hallways, higher ceilings, more windows admitting more natural light and more places for students to hang out.
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- Food-themed window displays in many shops and businesses in the town also added extra interest.
- I try to focus on the window displays of the shops that we pass instead of focusing on him.
- Almost 50 town centre shops are giving up some of their window space to support carnival week.
- I ran across the street to get into the office. There were several customers at the windows, some being served, others waiting to be served.
- It is anything but out of the ordinary, too, for the ‘sell-out’ signs to be posted on the ticket office windows of the arena.
- They were carrying a hammer which they banged on the security windows of the bank as they demanded money.
- 2 2.1 (of envelope) ventanilla (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) window envelope sobre (masculine) de ventanilla 2.2 [Computing/Informática] ventana (feminine), recuadro (masculine)More example sentences
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- The viewer gets the video and audio directly into his Internet browser window.
- Other differences relate to the rules for entering a phrase into the search engine phrase window.
- You may need to scroll or resize the pop-up image window to get a good view.
- This results in yellowed envelopes, shrunken address windows, and brittle paper.
- Police say the first four letters were sent using window envelopes, with the Elland Road address showing through the window.
- Do you feel obliged to tear out plastic windows in envelopes before recycling them?
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Mexico's muralist movement flourished between the two World Wars during a time of nationalist fervor. It was led by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Their work reflected revolutionary themes and working-class struggle. They decorated many public buildings.