galería
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galería(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (corridor)
a. gallery
El edificio tiene una galería en la planta baja que rodea tres lados del patio.The building has a gallery on the ground floor that runs around three sides of the courtyard.
b. balcony
La casa tenía una galería por la que entraba mucha luz al salón.The house had a balcony which let a lot of light into the living room.
c. veranda
En verano solemos desayunar en la galería porque es soleada y acogedora.We usually have breakfast on the veranda in the summer because it's nice and sunny.
2. (place to exhibit art)
a. gallery
Conocí a dos críticos de arte en la galería donde expuse.I met two art critics in the gallery where I was showing.
b. art gallery
Fui a visitar la galería donde Marta exponía sus cuadros.I visited the art gallery where Marta was exhibiting her paintings.
3. (theater)
a. gallery
El público de la galería aplaudió más fuerte que el resto del teatro.The public in the gallery applauded louder than the rest of the theater.
4. (mining)
a. gallery
La pared de la galería se derrumbó y enterró a 30 mineros.The wall of the gallery collapsed, burying 30 miners.
5. (passageway with stores)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. mall
En la avenida Cabildo, hay varias galerías con muchas tiendas de ropa.There are several malls with lots of clothing stores on Avenida Cabildo.
b. arcade
La agencia de viajes tiene sus oficinas en una galería del Edificio Lanza.The travel agency has its offices in an arcade in the Edificio Lanza.
6. (frame for curtains)
a. cornice
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Instalé una galería encima de la ventana para colocar mis cortinas nuevas.I installed a cornice over the window for my new curtains.
b. pelmet (United Kingdom)
La galería era muy endeble y las cortinas se cayeron al suelo.The pelmet was very unstable and the curtains fell down.
galerías
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
7. (retail store)
a. shopping mall
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Abrieron una galería nueva y allí es donde suelo comprar mi ropa.They've opened a new shopping mall and that's where I usually go clothes shopping.
b. shopping center
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En estas galerías se aúnan las cadenas de tiendas más conocidas.You'll find all the best-known chain stores in one place in this shopping center.
c. shopping centre (United Kingdom)
Mi mamá y yo fuimos a las galerías para comprarme ropa de verano.My mum and I went to the shopping centre to buy some summer clothes for me.
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galería
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pasillo)
a. gallery
2. (corredor descubierto)
a. verandah
3. (local)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
galería de arteart gallery
galería comercialshopping arcade
4. (vulgo)
a. masses
hacer algo para la galeríato play to the gallery
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galería
1 (espacio) (interior, en mina) gallery; (exterior) balcony
galería comercial shopping mall
galería de alimentación food hall
galería de arte art gallery
galería de columnas colonnade
galería de la muerte death row
galería de popa (Náutica) stern gallery
galería de tiro shooting gallery
galería de viento (Aeronáutica) wind tunnel
galería secreta secret passage
2 (público) audience
hacer algo para o de cara a la galería to play to the gallery
ha sido un gesto para la galería it was just playing to the gallery
3 (para cortinas) pelmet; cornice; (EEUU)
4 (And) (Caribe) store
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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