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difference between 'mira' and 'mirada'?

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Can someone please tell me the difference between the words 'mira' and 'mirada'? Can each word only be used in certain contexts?

Thank you very much

Samantha

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updated ABR 20, 2008
posted by samantha2

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hey thanks!

updated ABR 20, 2008
posted by samantha2
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from www.wordreference.com

Del verbo mirar: (conjugar)
mira es la:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted mira) presente indicativo
2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

mira f
1 (pieza de instrumento o arma por donde se mira) sight
mira telescópica, telescopic sight
2 pref pl (intención) plan, intention, sight: hemos estado ahorrando con miras a mandar a Juan a la universidad, we've been saving to send Juan to the university
3 Téc levelling stave/staff/rod

mirada f
1 (efecto de mirar) glance: lo abarcas con la mirada, you can take it in at a glance
2 (modo de mirar) look: tiene una mirada cruel, he has a cruel look
3 (vistazo) look, glance: déjame echar una mirada, let me have a look ? LOC: sostener la mirada, to stare

updated ABR 20, 2008
posted by Mogor
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