Translation of sight in Spanish:
- 1 uncountablealso: eyesight1.1 to lose one's sightto have poor sightperder la vista or la visióntener mala vistaver malExample sentences1.2 (eyes) See examples: in somebody's sightto be equal in the sight of the Law
in our sight, he was a heroser iguales ante la leypara nosotros, era un héroe
- Likewise, the quality of each sense perception is embodied as a sense consciousness - sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch.
- Our brain gets stimulatory inputs through the special sensory stimuli of touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste.
- So in addition to the usual five senses of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell, the mental function is counted as the sixth.
- 2 uncountable (range of vision) See examples: to come into sight to lose sight of something/somebodyhe lost sight of her in the crowdperder algo/a alguien de vistathey've lost sight of the most important thingla perdió de vista entre la muchedumbrethe finishing line was now in sighthan perdido de vista lo más importantewe were within sight of victory, victory was within sightya se veía la metaas soon as we were out of sight, we began to runla victoria estaba cercanashe watched until they were out of sightcuando ya no nos veían, empezamos a correr(get) out of my sight! you'd better keep out of her sight for a whilelos siguió con la mirada hasta que los perdió de vistakeep it out of their sightva a ser mejor que no te vea por un ratoI daren't let him out of my sight for a secondque no lo veanout of sight, out of mindno me atrevo a dejarlo solo ni un minutoojos que no ven, corazón que no sienteExample sentences
- For some time now dog snatching has been prevalent in our area and all dogs should be within sight at all times.
- Indeed, you can find some marvellous fishing within sight and sound of Copenhagen airport itself.
- The men were drowned within sight and sound and near touching distance of frantic relatives.
- 3 (act of seeing, view) (no plural) at first sight, she looks younger than FredI took a dislike to him at first sighta primera vista parece más joven que Fredit was love at first sight at the sight of bloodme cayó mal desde el primer momentoto catch sight of something/somebodywe caught sight of them going up the mountainal ver sangreas he opened the drawer, I caught sight of the gunlos vimos or los avistamos subiendo la montañato know somebody by sightcuando abrió el cajón, pude ver el revólverto play at o by sight (Music)conocer a alguien de vistadeserters will be shot on sighttocar a primera vistathe sight of a cat drives the dog wildlos desertores serán fusilados en el actoI can't stand the sight of him [colloquial]el perro se enloquece en cuanto ve un gatohe bought the goods sight unseenno lo puedo ver [colloquial]compró los artículos sin haberlos visto antesExample sentences
- We had not one look, glance, sight, glimpse, sound, whisper, touch, tap, smell, scent.
- Yet worse then all that was the fact that the very sight of him made her hunger for his touch all over again…
- The sight of the blood and the use of the blade were obviously the key to his sexuality, according to forensic psychologists.
- The first step on the road to heaven for each of us is to realize our true spiritual state in the sight of God.
- The prelude to this is the acknowledgement that all people are equal in the sight of God, which is the enduring logic for the juridical equality of all citizens.
- Vigilance and piety prevailed over the brute force of nature, and Juliet and John are married in the sight of God as well as of the State of New Jersey.
- 4 countable 4.1 (thing seen) See examples: the sparrow is a familiar sight in our gardensit's not a pretty sight [colloquial]el gorrión se ve con frecuencia en nuestros jardinesit is/it was a sight for sore eyesno es un espectáculo muy agradableyour smiling face is a sight for sore eyesda/daba gusto verlo4.2 (of untidy or absurd appearance) See examples: a sight [colloquial]I look a sight!da gusto ver tu cara sonrienteshe looks a sight in that dress¡estoy horrorosa!¡qué parezco!your room's a real sightese vestido le queda espantoso4.3tu habitación es un desastre [colloquial]also: sights plural(famous places) See examples: the sightsto see o [colloquial] do the sightslos lugares de interésvisitar los lugares de interésExample sentences
- Most of the city's top tourist sights lie within a single wide bend in the river.
- They want McDonald's to take down the outsize golden arches that obscure some of the city's tourist sights.
- Usually, it is the final stop of foreign tourists looking for pretty sights and interesting places to the north of Varna.
- Traditional Dutch street organs are a familiar sight in Holland as you would expect, but Territorians don't have to travel overseas to see and hear them.
- Over the next three years, the bus became a familiar sight to local residents, was visited by the Queen, and won a national award presented by Princess Anne.
- It's a familiar sight in the middle of the Christmas table or perhaps in a living room window, but their creator explains that one of the four candles should be lit during each week of December.
- 5 5.1 countable (of gun) she had the hare in her sights5.2tenía la liebre en la miraalso: sights plural(ambition) See examples: to have something in one's sights, to have one's sights on somethingshe's set her sights on the goldtener la mira puesta en algoyou have to raise your sightstiene la mira puesta en la medalla de orotienes que aspirar a más or [colloquial] apuntar más altoExample sentences
- And they said the same things but they added that some of their weapons, thermal sights and night vision devices needed updating.
- Today's armoured battle might take place at night, using thermal imaging devices that are in many ways better than optical sights even on a clear day.
- There are backup open sights in case the optical sight becomes damaged or is removed.
- 6 (lot) [colloquial]a (far o damn) sight happier/richerit's a (far o damn) sight bettermuchísimo más feliz/ricohe's a sight too cleveres muchísimo mejorse pasa de listoExample sentences
- I must have been a sight in my blood stained wedding dress and shoes that were still oddly contorted from the crash.
- Clad in my nightgown and untied work boots, I must have been a sight.
- 1(person/animal)Example sentences
- Once prey is sighted it is caught by a short, steep dive from the perch.
- When one observer sighted a whale or whales at the surface, the other would record data.
- When a scout has sighted a rhino he radios the camp and interested parties then drive and walk to where the [usually sleeping] rhino has been seen.
- 2(gun/bow)ajustar la mira deExample sentences
- I sighted carefully down the barrel of my pistol and fired.
- I yelped and drew my pistol out of its holster faster than I have ever drawn in my life, raised the weapon and sighted down the barrel.
- He sighted over the barrel of his Winchester and blew apart the skull of the drone nearest to him.
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