"candle" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

candle
[ˈkændəl]
sustantivo
1. vela (f)
2. (idioms)
  • he can't hold a candle to you -> no te llega ni a la suela del zapato
  • it's not worth the candle -> no vale or merece la pena (español de España)

candle [kan-dol]
sustantivo
1. Candela, vela (for domestic use); cirio (for altar).
2. Luz.
3. Bujía.
  • To burn the candles at both ends -> tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer de la noche día
  • She can’t/doesn’t hold a candle to her sister -> no le llega ni a la suela del zapato a la hermana
  • Candle power -> fuerza de iluminación de una standard candle
  • Standard candle -> (a) vela de esperma que quema dos granos por minuto: se usa como tipo y medida de la luz; (b) la cantidad de luz que da esa vela o bujía
  • Roman candle -> vela romana, juego artificial
  • The game is not worth the candle -> no vale la pena
  • To hold a candle to -> comparar una persona o cosa con otra
  • Candle-holder -> palmatoria, portavela (for birthday cakes, etc.)
  • Candle-snuffers -> despabiladeras, instrumento para despabilar; cuando se aplica a personas, denota inutilidad o estupidez
(c) La cantidad de luz emitida por 1/20 milímetro cuadrado de platino derretido.

candle [ˈkændl]
noun
vela (f); candela (f); (in church) cirio (m)
to hold a candle to sb
you can't hold a candle to him no le llegas ni a la suela de los zapatos
it's not worth the candle no merece or vale la pena
Sir David has described the democratic reforms proposed by the governor as "not worth the candle" If it means falling into my present state afterwards, writing isn't worth the candle. If I can't do it without being in danger of drinking again, it's just not worthwhile
modifier
candle end (n) cabo (m) de vela
candle grease (n) cera (f) derretida
candle holder (n)

Verb Conjugations for "candle" (go to la vela)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I candle I candled I will candle
you candle you candled you will candle
he/she candles he/she candled he/she will candle
we candle we candled we will candle
you candle you candled you will candle
they candle they candled they will candle
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