- guiño (masculine), guiñada (feminine) to give sb a wink guiñarle el ojo a algn, hacerle* un guiño or una guiñada a algn as quick as a wink en un abrir y cerrar de ojos not to get a wink of sleep no pegar* (el or un) ojo I couldn't sleep a wink no pegué (el or un) ojo to get o grab forty winks dar* una cabezadita, hacerse* or echarse una siestecita to tip sb the wink (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] darle* el soplo a algn [colloquial/familiar] nod1
Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.
- 1.1 [person] guiñar el ojo, hacer* un guiño or una guiñada to wink
atsb guiñarle el ojo aalgn, hacerle* un guiño or una guiñada aalgn to wink at sth hacer* la vista gorda frente a algoMore example sentences1.2 (flash) [light] parpadear, titilar
More example sentences
- The smiley icon appeared momentarily, one of the eyes closing quickly as it winked.
- Before I could signal my incredulity he winked and nodded at a diagram pinned to the wall.
- He glanced at Dallas and winked as Calida opened the gate and walked over.
- At night, ropes of tiny white lights wink among the vines.
- I can still see him, just, brake lights winking as he catches up with a line of cars ahead.
- Later that evening, as the sun sets and lights wink on in the surrounding hills, I set out to visit the city's most popular bar.