destellar
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destellar(
dehs
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teh
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yahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to shine)
a. to sparkle
A mi hijo le destellaron los ojos de alegría cuando vio los regalos debajo del árbol de Navidad.My son's eyes sparkled with joy when he saw the presents under the Christmas tree.
b. to flash
Pudimos ver los reflectantes de los ciclistas destellar por delante de nosotros en la distancia.We could see the cyclist's reflectors flashing ahead of us in the distance.
c. to twinkle
Las estrellas destellaban, y la luna iluminaba el campo de algodón.The stars twinkled, and the moon illuminated the cotton fields.
d. to glint
La espada del héroe destelló bajo el sol cuando la levantó en el aire.The sword glinted under the sun as the hero held it up in the air.
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destellar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (diamante, ojos)
a. to sparkle
2. (estrellas)
a. to twinkle
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destellar
intransitive verb
[+diamante, ojos] to sparkle; [+metal] to glint; [+estrella] to twinkle;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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