glory
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glory(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (great honor)
a. la gloria
(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 glory for our team's achievements belongs to everyone, but especially to our coach.La gloria por los logros de nuestro equipo pertenece a todos, pero especialmente al entrenador.
2. (religious)
a. la gloria
(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).
You were wonderful in tonight's game. - Thanks. All the glory belongs to God!Fuiste estupendo en el partido de esta noche. - Gracias. ¡Toda la gloria es para Dios!
3. (majesty)
a. la gloria
(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).
We saw the New York City Ballet perform the Nutcracker in all its glory.Vimos el New York City Ballet interpretar el Cascanueces en toda su gloria.
b. el esplendor
(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 wish I could go back in time and see Tenochtitlan in all its glory.Me gustaría poder retroceder en el tiempo y ver Tenochtitlán en todo su esplendor.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to be proud of; used with "in")
a. enorgullecerse de
Pat gloried in his son's victory.Pat se enorgulleció de la victoria de su hijo.
b. disfrutar de
The whole country gloried in their team's World Cup title.El país entero disfrutó del título de la Copa Mundial de su selección.
5. (to be disdainful; used with "in")
a. vanagloriarse
He gloried in his opponent's defeat at the ballot box.Se vanaglorió de la derrota de su rival en las urnas.
b. regodearse
Irene gloried in her former coworker's imprisonment.Irene se regodeó en el encarcelamiento de su ex compañero de trabajo.
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glory
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (honor)
a. la gloria
(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).
to live on past gloriesvivir de glorias pasadas
2. (splendor)
a. el esplendor
(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).
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glory [ˈɡlɔːrɪ]
noun
1 (honour, fame) also (Rel) gloria (f)
glory be! ¡gracias a Dios!; she was in her glory estaba toda ufana; Rome at the height of its glory Roma en la cima de su gloria
to have one's moment of glory Walsham had his moment of glory when he won a 20km race While Atlanta prepares to take the world stage as host of the 1996 Olympic Games, Australia too is preparing for a big year as it begins the countdown to its own moment of glory, the Sydney 2000 Olympics
she led her team to Olympic glory condujo a su equipo a la victoria olímpica
Bobby Moore led England to World Cup glory in 1966
to go to glory subir a los cielos
2 (splendour) gloria (f); esplendor (m)
the military glories of Frederick the Great the artistic glories of the Italian Renaissance The album sees them reliving past glories but not really breaking new ground this sonnet is one of the glories of English poetry
intransitive verb
to glory in [+one's success etc] enorgullecerse or jactarse de; [+another's misfortune] disfrutar maliciosamente de; the café glories in the name of El Dorado el café tiene el magnífico nombre de El Dorado
modifier
glory hole (n) cuarto (m) or cajón (m) etc en desorden; leonera (informal) (f)
his room is something of a glory hole su habitación parece un trastero
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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