glance
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glance(
glahns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (look)
a. la mirada
(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).
The secretary shot me a suspicious glance.La secretaria me lanzó una mirada de desconfianza.
b. la ojeada
(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).
I took a glance at the book, but it didn't look very good.Le di una ojeada al libro, pero no me pareció muy bueno.
c. el vistazo
(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 maître d' took one glance at my feet and said I wouldn't be allowed in with sneakers.El maitre me echó un vistazo a los pies y me dijo que no podía entrar con tenis.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to look)
a. mirar
She glanced back for a moment and then got on the train.Miró atrás por un momento y luego subió al tren.
3. (to take a quick look; used with "at")
a. echarle un vistazo a
My professor glanced at my paper and wrote "F" on it.Mi profesor le echó un vistazo a mi ensayo y escribió una "F".
b. echarle una mirada a (person)
I glanced at the girl I wanted to ask out and then looked away.Le eché una mirada a la chica que quería invitar a salir y después miré para otro lado.
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glance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la vistazo m, ojeada
(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).
at a glancede un vistazo
at first glancea primera vista
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
to glance atechar una mirada or un vistazo a
to glance throughojear
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glance [ɡlɑːns]
noun
(at person) mirada (f); (at object) vistazo (m); ojeada (f);at a
at a glance de un vistazo
without a backward glance sin volver la vista atrás
we exchanged a glance intercambiamos una mirada
at first glance a primera vista
to steal/take a glance at sth/sb echar un vistazo a algo/algn
intransitive verb
(look) mirar
she glanced in my direction miró hacia donde yo estaba
to glance at [+person] lanzar una mirada a; [+object] echar un vistazo a; ojear
to glance over or through a report hojear un informe
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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at first glance
a primera vista
at a glance
de un vistazo
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