Translation of gift in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (present)(Religion)may I present you with a small gift?
ofrenda (feminine)¿puedo hacerle un pequeño obsequio? [formal]your gift could save a child's lifesu donación podría salvar la vida de un niñothe perfect gift for the woman who has everythingel regalo or [formal] el obsequio perfecto para la mujer que lo tiene todoa free gift in every packet (Business)un obsequio en cada paqueteit was a giftme lo regalaronit's a gift at that price
es un regaloa ese precio es una ganga or un regalo [colloquial]the exam was a gift [colloquial]el examen estaba regalado or tirado [colloquial]a gift from the gods never look a gift horse in the moutha caballo regalado no le mires el diente or no se le miran los dientesExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (power of bestowal) [formal]to be in the gift of somebody
- The couple decided to forego wedding presents and gifts totalling £900 were handed over to the hospital.
- The toasts were made, the wedding gifts presented, and finally we dined.
- I'll get you your final pay together as well as a bonus as a wedding gift, to help things along.
estar en manos de alguienthe appointment to this post is in the gift of the presidentle incumbe al presidente hacer este nombramiento
- The theme behind the design is the gift of perfume for Mother's Day, but the execution is that of stylized glamour.
- Aside from the gift of time, mothers like to feel pampered.
- 2 (talent) her artistic giftssu talento artísticoto have a gift for something/
sus dotes artísticas
-ingshe has a gift for poetrytiene talento para la poesíahe has a gift for making people laughtiene el don de saber hacer reír a la gentehe has a gift for saying the wrong thing [ironic]tiene el don de la inoportunidad [ironic]the gift of the gab o (in American English also) the gift of gab [colloquial] he has the gift of the gabtiene mucha labia [colloquial]
tiene un pico de oro [colloquial]Example sentences
- Yet the core of Boyd's ability, the essence of his talent, is his gift for finishing.
- Advertising folks who do this best have a natural gift for empathizing with the customers they hope to seduce.
- She had a natural gift for it and has kept with it.
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