Translation of ghost in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (phantom) you look as if you've seen a ghost!¡parece que hubieras visto un fantasma!to lay the ghost of something/somebody (to rest)enterrar el recuerdo de algo/alguienthe reconciliation with my father laid the ghost of my unhappy childhoodla reconciliación con mi padre me libró de la sombra de mi desgraciada niñez1.2 (hint, trace) the ghost of a smileuna sonrisa apenas esbozadathey do not have the o a ghost of a chance
un amago de sonrisano tienen ni la más remota posibilidad1.3 (soul) [archaic] to give up the ghost [colloquial] I think the TV's given up the ghost [humorous]creo que la tele se ha escoñado [colloquial] [humorous]
creo que la tele sonó (Southern Cone) [colloquial]
- to ghost somebody's speech/bookescribir el discurso/libro de alguienhis autobiography was ghosted by a journalistun periodista le escribió la autobiografíaExample sentences
- A range of sports people, and writers who've ghosted these ‘autobiographies’, discuss the process and the pitfalls.
- There remain recurring rumours his blockbuster novels must have been ghosted by a craftsman with the wit that eludes the public man of affairs.
- She ghosted numerous novels for someone we all knew as a famous London publisher, and I just want to see in the flesh a woman who could be that happy to stay in the shadows.
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