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cielo

Translation of cielo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 2 (Religión) 2.1el cielo (Paraíso) ir al cielo
    to go to heaven
    clama al cielo, una injusticia que clama al cielo
    a gross injustice
    an outrage
    clama al cielo que …
    it's outrageous o a gross injustice that …
    estar/sentirse en el séptimo cielo
    to be in seventh heaven
    be over the moon
    ganarse el cielo
    to earn oneself a place in heaven
    ver el cielo abierto
    to see one's chance
    2.2 (Dios) See examples: el cielo quiera el cielo que sea así
    please God it may be so
    [literario]
    let's hope so
    ¡que el cielo no lo permita!
    heaven o God forbid!
    2.3 (como interjección) ¡cielos! ¡cielo santo! or ¡santo cielo!
    heavens above!
Example sentences
  • Esta contará una mina a cielo abierto tendrá al menos 1.2 km de diámetro.
  • Los padres de Barber pusieron el grito en el cielo.
  • No hay cielos abiertos en el Perú por las puras.

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