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"Behold" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "contemplar", and "view" is a noun which is often translated as "la vista". Learn more about the difference between "behold" and "view" below.
behold(
bih
-
hold
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to observe)
a. contemplar
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
The poor knight was stricken with amorous passion from the moment he beheld the damsel.El pobre caballero se llenó de pasión amorosa desde el primer momento que contempló a la doncella.
b. mirar
Phyllis was simply stunned the first time that she beheld the Alps in person.Phyllis se quedó asombrada la primera vez que miró los Alpes en persona.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(as a command)
a. he aquí
Behold, ladies and gentlemen, the awesome spectacle of... the Boneless Wonder!He aquí, señoras y señores, el impresionante espectáculo de... ¡La Maravilla Deshuesada!
b. mirad
The prophet cried out, "Behold! The sun turns red!"El profeta exclamó: "¡Mirad! ¡El sol se vuelve rojo!"
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view(
vyu
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (line of vision)
a. la vista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The view of the stage was not great from where I was sitting.Desde donde estaba sentado la vista del escenario no era muy buena.
2. (panorama)
a. la vista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The view of the Himalayas from their window was breathtaking.La vista del Himalaya desde su ventana era impresionante.
3. (opinion)
a. la opinión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My view is that you should always tip at least 15 percent.Mi opinión es que siempre se debe dar por lo menos 15 por ciento de propina.
b. el parecer
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In my view, golf is just a game and not a sport.A mi parecer, el golf es solo un juego y no un deporte.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to observe)
a. ver
It's better to view the solar eclipse with special glasses.Es mejor ver al eclipse solar con lentes especiales.
5. (to regard)
a. ver
She views every relationship as a learning opportunity.Ella ve cada relación como una oportunidad para aprender.
b. considerar
You need to view this setback as a growth opportunity.Tienes que considerar este contratiempo como una oportunidad para crecer.
6. (to inspect)
a. ver
I need to view the property without pressure.Tengo que ver la propiedad sin presión.
7. (television)
a. ver
Once you rent the episode, you can only view it for 24 hours.Una vez que alquilas el episodio, solo puedes verlo durante 24 horas.
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