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"Gaze" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "mirar fijamente", and "glare" is a noun which is often translated as "el resplandor". Learn more about the difference between "gaze" and "glare" below.
gaze(
geyz
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to look at with intention)
a. mirar fijamente
Gaze into the crystal ball and I'll be able to predict your future.Mira fijamente la bola de cristal y podré adivinar tu futuro.
b. mirar
You've been gazing out the window for the past hour. Are you paying attention?Te has pasado toda la hora mirando por la ventana. ¿Estás prestando atención?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (look)
a. la mirada fija
(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).
His intent gaze pierced me like a knife and made me uncomfortable.Su mirada fija e intensa me atravesó como una navaja y me incomodó.
b. la mirada
(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).
I've noticed your gaze lingering all night. Are you going to buy me a drink?Llevo notando tu mirada toda la noche. ¿Me vas a invitar a una bebida?
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glare
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bright light)
a. el resplandor
(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).
You need to protect your eyes from the glare of the snow when you go skiing.Tienes que protegerte los ojos del resplandor de la nieve cuando vayas a esquiar.
b. la luz deslumbrante
(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).
I took a selfie in the mirror with the flash on but all you can see is a glare.Me tomé una selfie en el espejo con el flash prendido y lo único que se ve es una luz deslumbrante.
c. el reflejo
(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).
(from a screen)
Some screens are treated to reduce the glare produced by light.Algunas pantallas tienen un tratamiento que reduce el reflejo de la luz.
2. (angry stare)
a. la mirada fulminante
(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).
Stella shot her boyfriend a glare when he made that comment.Stella le lanzó una mirada fulminante al novio cuando hizo ese comentario.
b. la mirada feroz
(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 teacher turned around with a glare in his face.El profesor volteó con una mirada feroz en la cara.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to stare angrily)
a. fulminar con la mirada
Nelly glared at him and said, "You don't know what I'm capable of."Nelly lo fulminó con la mirada y dijo: "No sabes de lo que soy capaz".
b. lanzar una mirada de odio
Spike glared at her, then turned and left.Spike le lanzó una mirada de odio, luego se dio la vuelta y se fue.
c. mirar con furia
Rhiannon was tempted to unload her anger, but she just glared at the policeman.Rhiannon estuvo tentada de descargar su furia, pero se limitó a mirar con furia al policía.
4. (to shine)
a. reflejarse
The sun glared on my phone, so I moved my chair and now I can see the screen.El sol se reflejaba sobre mi teléfono, así que moví la silla y ahora puedo ver la pantalla.
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