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"Glimpse" is a noun which is often translated as "el vistazo", and "view" is a noun which is often translated as "la vista". Learn more about the difference between "glimpse" and "view" below.
glimpse(
glihmps
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (brief sight)
a. el vistazo
(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).
When I look in her eyes, it's like getting a glimpse of heaven.Cuando la miro a los ojos, es como echar un vistazo al cielo.
b. el destello
(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 his new book, we get a glimpse of a bleak future.En su nuevo libro, nos da un destello de un futuro poco promisorio.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I caught a glimpse of a movie star when I visited Hollywood.Cuando visité Hollywood, alcancé a ver fugazmente a una estrella de cine.
My sister is a very private person and never allows you to get a glimpse of her feelings.Mi hermana es sumamente reservada y jamás permite siquiera entrever sus sentimientos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to see briefly)
a. alcanzar a ver
Shirley was in the first row at the concert. She said she glimpsed the singer's socks.Shirley estaba en la primera fila del concierto. Dijo que alcanzó a ver los calcetines del cantante.
b. vislumbrar
We could only glimpse his new girlfriend when they drove past in his car.Solo pudimos vislumbrar a su nueva novia cuando pasaron junto a nosotros en su auto.
c. entrever
Jose glimpsed someone running out of the store with a large bag, but didn't get a good look.José entrevió a alguien salir corriendo de la tienda con una bolsa grande, pero no logró verlo bien.
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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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