blush

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blush(
bluhsh
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to turn red)
a. ruborizarse
He blushed when a stranger told him that his zipper was down.Se ruborizó cuando una extraña le dijo que se le había bajado el cierre.
You look beautiful today. - Wow, you're going to make me blush.Te ves hermosa hoy. - Vaya, vas a hacer que me ruborice.
b. sonrojarse
The girl blushed when she heard the men catcalling her on the streets.La joven se sonrojó cuando oyó a los hombres gritándole piropos por la calle.
c. ponerse colorado
Cynthia is so humble that she blushes every time you give her a compliment.Cynthia es tan modesta que se pone colorada cada vez que le haces un cumplido.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (redness)
a. el rubor
(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)
A side effect of the medication can be a blush in the cheeks.Un efecto secundario del medicamento puede ser el rubor en las mejillas.
b. el sonrojo
(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 blush disappeared from his cheeks when he left.El sonrojo desapareció de sus mejillas cuando él se marchó.
c. el tono rosáceo
(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)
We noticed a blush spread across the horizon with the sunset.Vimos un tono rosáceo esparciéndose por el horizonte a la puesta del sol.
3. (makeup)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el rubor
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I refuse to buy a new blush until this one runs out.Me niego a comprarme un rubor nuevo hasta que este se acabe.
b. el colorete
(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)
Make sure you have a good foundation before you apply your blush.Asegúrate de ponerte un buen maquillaje antes de aplicarte el colorete.
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blush
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el rubor m, sonrojo
(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)
to spare somebody's blushessalvar a alguien del bochorno
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. ruborizarse, sonrojarse
I blush to admit itme da vergüenza or
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blush [blʌʃ]
noun
1 (from embarrassment) rubor (m); sonrojo (m); (glow) tono (m) rosáceo
the first blush of dawn la primera luz del alba; in the first blush of youth en la inocencia de la juventud; at first blush a primera vista; to bring a blush to sb's face hacer sonrojar a algn; to spare or save his blushes para que no se ruborice; spare my blushes! ¡qué cosas dices!
2 (US) (make-up) colorete (m)
intransitive verb
ruborizarse; sonrojarse;at por;with de
to make sb blush hacer que algn se ruborice or se sonroje; I blush for you siento vergüenza por ti; I blush to even think about it me avergüenzo de solo pensarlo; she blushed to the roots of her hair se puso colorada como un tomate
to blush like a lobster tomato
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