blessing

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blessing(
bleh
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sihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (religious)
a. la bendición
(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).
(F)
The pilgrims received the Pope's blessing during their stay in Rome.Los peregrinos recibieron la bendición del Papa durante su estancia en Roma.
2. (advantage)
a. la bendición
(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).
(F)
I thought that my dismissal was a tragedy, but it turned out to be a blessing.Creía que mi despido era una desgracia, pero resultó ser una bendición.
b. el beneficio
(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).
(M)
The blessings of living in a small town in the mountains are innumerable.Los beneficios de vivir en un pueblecito en las montañas son innumerables.
3. (approval)
a. la aprobación
(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).
(F)
The new budgets have the blessing of the chief executive of the company.Los nuevos presupuestos cuentan con la aprobación del director ejecutivo de la empresa.
b. el consentimiento
(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).
(M)
Mr. Wilde, I would like to ask for your blessing to marry your daughter.Señor Wilde, me gustaría pedir su consentimiento para casarme con su hija.
4. (gift)
a. la bendición
(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).
(F)
I had a great many problems getting pregnant, so this child is a blessing to me.Tuve muchísimos problemas para quedarme embarazada, así que este hijo es una bendición para mí.
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blessing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (religious)
a. la bendición
(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).
(F)
2. (fig)
a.
she gave her son/the plan her blessingbendijo a su hijo/el plan
3. (benefit, advantage)
a. la bendición f, bondad
(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).
(F)
it turned out to be a blessing in disguisea pesar de lo que parecía al principio, resultó ser una bendición
it was a mixed blessingtuvo sus cosas malas y sus cosas buenas
to count one's blessingsdar gracias (a Dios) por lo que se tiene
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blessing [ˈblesɪŋ]
noun
1 (Rel) bendición (f)
2 (advantage) beneficio (m)
the blessings of electricity los beneficios de la electricidad; the blessings of science los adelantos de la ciencia
it's a blessing in disguise no hay mal que por bien no venga
it's a mixed blessing tiene sus pros y sus contras
to count one's blessings agradecer lo que se tiene
you can count your blessings that ... tienes que estar agradecido de que ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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