gift
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gift(
gihft
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (present)
a. el regalo
(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).
I spent a lot of money on your birthday gift.Gasté mucho dinero en tu regalo de cumpleaños.
b. el obsequio
(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).
The poster was given as a gift in the magazine.La revista daba el póster como obsequio.
2. (talent)
a. el don
(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).
She has a special gift for singing.Tiene un don especial para cantar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to give a present)
a. regalar
Her parents gifted her a new Mercedes for her birthday.Sus padres le regalaron un Mercedes nuevo para su cumpleaños.
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gift
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (present)
a. el regalo m, obsequio
(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).
2. (prov)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
never look a gift horse in the moutha caballo regalado no le mires el diente
gift shoptienda de artículos de regalo
gift tokenvale de regalo
3. (talent)
a. el don
(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).
to have a gift for mathematicstener un don para las matemáticas
to have the gift of the gabtener un pico de oro
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gift [ɡɪft]
noun
1 (present) regalo (m); obsequio (m) (formal); (Comm) (also free gift) obsequio (m); (Jur) donación (f)
it's a gift! (very cheap) ¡es una ganga!; (very easy) es pan comido; ¡está tirado! (informal)
don't look a gift horse in the mouth a caballo regalado no le mires el dentado
2 (talent) don (m); talento (m)
the gift of tongues el don de las lenguas; he has a gift for administration tiene talento para la administración; to have a gift for languages tener mucha facilidad para los idiomas; he has artistic gifts tiene dotes artísticas
3 (power to give)
the office is in the gift of ... el cometido está en manos de ...
transitive verb
dar; donar; (Dep) [+goal] regalar;
modifier
gift certificate (n) (US)
gift token See culture box in entry gift.
gift coupon (n) cupón (m) de regalo
gift shop gift store (US) (n) tienda (f) de regalos
gift shop artículos (m) de regalo
gift tax (n) impuesto (m) sobre donaciones
gift token gift voucher (n) vale-obsequio (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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