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maravilla

Translation of maravilla in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 (portento, prodigio) las siete maravillas del mundo
    the seven wonders of the world
    las maravillas de la tecnología moderna
    the wonders o marvels of modern technology
    la catedral es una verdadera maravilla
    the cathedral is absolutely wonderful o marvelous
    volvió del viaje contando maravillas
    he came back from his trip quite delighted with the way it had gone
    borda que es una maravilla
    she embroiders beautifully
    mi secretaria es una maravilla
    my secretary is absolutely wonderful
    ¡qué maravilla de niño! se ha portado como un santo
    what a lovely child!, he's behaved like an angel
    a las mil maravillas, nos atendieron a las mil maravillas
    they were extremely kind to us
    todo salió a las mil maravillas
    everything turned out beautifully o wonderfully o marvelously
    de maravilla se lleva de maravilla con él
    she gets on wonderfully (well) with him
    ahora funciona de maravilla
    it works beautifully now
    cocina de maravilla
    he is a wonderful o marvelous cook
    me vino de maravilla
    it came at just the right time
    it was just what I needed
    hacer maravillas
    to work wonders
Example sentences
  • Por desgracia esta maravilla tecnológica no viene sin un precio elevado.
  • Con todo este poder y en la ejecución de las maravillas de Dios.
  • Allí se pueden visitar maravillas arquitectónicas que evocan la historia colonial del Ecuador.

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