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Translation of gracia in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 (comicidad) See examples: yo no le veo la gracia
    I don't think it's funny
    I don't see what's so funny about it
    sus chistes no tienen gracia ninguna
    her jokes aren't at all funny
    cuenta las cosas con mucha gracia
    he's very funny the way he tells things
    tiene gracia, mi hermano vive en la misma calle
    isn't that funny, my brother lives in the same street
    ¡mira qué gracia! ¡encima tengo que pagar yo! [irónico]
    well that's just great isn't it! on top of everything else, it's me who ends up paying!
    hacer gracia (+ me/te/le etc) , ¡me hizo una gracia cuando lo vi sin barba!
    it was so funny seeing him without his beard!
    me hace gracia que digas eso, estaba pensando lo mismo
    it's funny you should say that, I was just thinking the same thing
    parece que le ha hecho gracia el chiste
    he seems to have found the joke funny
    no me hace ninguna gracia tener que ir a verlo
    I don't relish the idea of having to go and see him
    maldita la gracia que me hace tener que asistir a estas reuniones
    it's no fun having to go to these meetings
    it's a real drag having to go to these meetings
  • 3 3.1 (encanto, donaire) See examples: baila con mucha gracia
    she's a very graceful dancer
    un vestido muy sin gracia
    a very plain dress
    3.2 (habilidad especial) See examples: tiene mucha gracia para arreglar flores
    she has a real gift o flair for flower arranging
    la comida es buena, pero la presentan sin ninguna gracia
    the food is good but they don't go to any trouble over the presentation
Example sentences
  • No obstante, sería humillante para Merkel que este texto se adoptara gracias al apoyo de la oposición.
  • Gracias a la tecnología GPS el usuario puede marcar sus rutas.
  • Esta intervención se realizó gracias a un trabajo de inteligencia haciendo un seguimiento a los comercializadores.

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