Star in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
star
[stɑː(r)]
noun
1. estrella (f) (heavenly body, famous person)
  • the Stars and Stripes la bandera americana
  • to reach for the stars apuntar al cielo (aspire)
  • to see stars ver las estrellas (after blow to head)
  • movie or
  • film star estrella de cine (británico)
  • star fruit carambola (f)
  • star player (fruto) estrella (f) or figura (f) del equipo
  • star sign signo (m) del zodiaco
  • star turn atracción (f) principal, actuación (f) estelar
2. (familiar)
  • stars horóscopo (m) (horoscope)
verbo transitivo (pt & pp starred)
3. (actor)
    estar protagonizado(a) por
intransitive verb
también:
  • to star in a film protagonizar una película
STARS AND STRIPES Es el apelativo con que se conoce a la bandera nacional estadounidense. Toma su nombre de las 50 estrellas, que representan a los 50 estados americanos, y de las 13 barras, que representan a las 13 colonias que lucharon por la independencia de EE.UU., y que forman el diseño de la misma. También se conoce a la bandera por el sobrenombre “Star-spangled banner” (bandera de estrellas centelleantes), que es además el título del himno nacional estadounidense.
star [stɑːʳ]
noun
1 (Astron) estrella (f); astro (m)
a gold/silver star
the Stars and Stripes (US) las barras y las estrellas; the Stars and Bars (US) (Hist) la bandera de los estados confederados
to have stars in one's eyes estar ilusionado
We had stars in our eyes last weekend. Now we know what it is all about With stars in my eyes, I set about becoming a guitarist, singer and songwriter
to see stars ver (las) estrellas
it's written in the stars está escrito (en las estrellas)
The woman's day is drawing near, it's written in the stars. The fall of men is very near, proclaim it from your cars No doubt August 4, 1914, was the most signal defeat the bourgeois world suffered in modern times. But it was not written in the stars
to be born under a lucky star nacer con estrella
to believe in one's lucky star creer en su buena estrella
you can thank your lucky stars that ... da gracias que ...
you can thank your lucky stars that he has decided not to prosecute you can thank your lucky stars that no one saw you
2 (film star, sports star etc) estrella (f)
the star of the team was Green la figura más destacada del equipo fue Green
3 (Tip) asterisco (m)
4 stars (horoscope) horóscopo (m)
There was nothing in my stars to say I'd have travel problems! She would have liked to learn how to read, so that she could read her stars What do my stars say?
transitive verb
1 (adorn with stars) estrellar; adornar con estrellas; sembrar de estrellas; (mark with star) señalar con asterisco
2 (Cine) etc presentar como estrella
a film starring Greta Garbo una película con Greta Garbo en el papel principal
intransitive verb
(Cine) etc tener el papel principal
the three films in which James Dean starred las tres películas que protagonizó James Dean
modifier
estrella; estelar
star attraction (n) atracción (f) principal
star grass (n) azucena (f)
star of Bethlehem (n) (Bot) leche (f) de gallina; matacandiles (m)
Star of David (n) estrella (f) de David
star player (n) estrella (f)
star prize (n) gran premio (m); primer premio (m)
And this week's star prize is ... a holiday for 2 in the Seychelles!
star role (n) papel (m) estelar
star screwdriver (n) destornillador (m) de estrella
star shell (n) cohete (m) luminoso; bengala (f)
star sign (n) signo (m) del Zodíaco
star turn (n)
star attraction See culture box in entry star.
"star wars" (n) (Mil) "guerra (f) de las galaxias"
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