Translation of obra in English:

obra

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 (acción) ya he hecho mi buena obra del día I reckon I've done my good deed for the day por sus obras los conoceréis [Biblia] by their works will you know them hizo muchas obras de misericordia she performed many charitable deeds ha trabajado incansablemente, todo esto es obra suya she has worked tirelessly, all this is her doing esto es obra de Víctor this is Víctor's doing por obra (y gracia) del Espíritu Santo [Religión/Religion] by the grace of God piensa que la casa se va a pintar por obra y gracia del Espíritu Santo [humorístico/humorous] he seems to think the house will paint itself ser obra de romanos or de benedictinos to be a huge o/or mammoth task obras son amores que no buenas razones actions speak louder than words

    Compounds

    obra benéfica

    obra de beneficencia

    obra de caridad

    obra social

  • 4 (sitio) building o/or construction site
  • 5la Obra [Religión/Religion] the Opus Dei

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