Translation of appear in Spanish:

appear

Pronunciation: /əˈpɪr; əˈpɪə(r)/

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  • 1 1.1 (come into view, present oneself) aparecer* he never appears until the meal is on the table nunca aparece or se presenta hasta que la comida está servida he hasn't appeared in public for the last year desde hace un año no aparece en público he suddenly appeared from behind the door de pronto salió de detrás de la puerta 1.2 [ghost/spirit] aparecerse* to appear to sb aparecérsele* a algn the Virgin had appeared to them se les había aparecido la Virgen 1.3 (become apparent) aparecer* , salir* cracks started to appear on the walls empezaron a aparecer or a salir grietas en las paredes 1.4 (be found, seen) aparecer*
  • 2 (seem) parecer* the questions didn't appear difficult las preguntas no parecían difíciles that's how he appears to a lot of people esa es la impresión que le da a mucha gente it appears as though o as if we're expected parece que nos esperan we're expected to win, it appears según parece, se espera que ganemos they've arrived — so it appears o so it would appear han llegado — eso parece so she's not leaving — it appears not o it would appear not así que no se va — parecería que no to appear to + inf parecer* + inf she appeared to be busy parecía (estar) ocupada he appeared to have understood pareció haber entendido, dio la impresión de que había entendido everyone appears to be here parece que ya está aquí todo el mundo we appear to be lost parece que nos hemos perdido this would appear to be what happened parecería que esto fue lo que pasó there appears to be some misunderstanding parecería que hay un malentendido what appears to be the trouble? ¿cuál es el problema?it appears that it appears that she was the only one not to know parece ser que era la única que no lo sabía it appears from the report that … del informe se desprende que … it now appears that he was lying ahora resulta que estaba mintiendo it appears to me that we're wasting our time tengo la impresión de que or me parece que estamos perdiendo el tiempo that's how it appeared to her eso fue lo que le pareció a ella, esa fue la impresión que le dio a ella
  • 4 (on television) aparecer* , salir* ; [Theat] actuar* he has appeared on television many times ha salido muchas veces en or por televisión, ha aparecido muchas veces en televisión she's currently appearing on Broadway actualmente está actuando en Broadway she appeared as Cinderella hizo el papel de Cenicienta
  • 5 [Law] 5.1 [defendant] comparecer* to appear before a magistrate comparecer* ante un juez she's appearing on a charge of murder comparece acusada de asesinato 5.2 [lawyer] comparecer* to appear for the prosecution/defense comparecer* por la acusación/la defensa

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