grace
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grace(
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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. (elegance)
a. la gracia
(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 grace with which she entered the room made it obvious she was a princess.La gracia con la que entró al salón no dejó lugar a duda que era una princesa.
b. la elegancia
(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).
My grandmother always strove to do everything with grace.Mi abuela siempre se esmeraba por hacer todo con elegancia.
2. (manners)
a. la cortesía
(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).
He had the grace to open the door for his wife.Tuvo la cortesía de abrirle la puerta a su esposa.
3. (religious)
a. la gracia
(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 priest said that divine grace watches over little children.El sacerdote dijo que la gracia divina vela por los niños pequeños.
b. la gracia divina
(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).
He fell from grace and was tossed into hell.Perdió la gracia divina y fue arrojado al infierno.
4. (prayer)
a. la bendición
(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 said grace yesterday. It's my turn today.Tú dijiste la bendición ayer. Me toca hoy a mí.
b. la bendición de la mesa
(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).
Wait. You can't eat yet. Father hasn't said grace.Espera. Todavía no puedes comer. Papá no ha dicho la bendición de la mesa.
5. (finance)
a. el plazo
(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).
There is a five day grace after the cutoff before surcharges apply.Hay un plazo de cinco días después del corte antes de aplicar recargos.
6. (honorific title)
a. la excelencia
(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).
His grace, the Earl of Sandwich, will see you now.Su excelencia, el conde de Sándwich, lo verá ahora.
b. la ilustrísima
(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).
(religious)
What will your homily be about, your grace?¿De qué tratará la homilía, su ilustrísima?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to honor)
a. honrar
The royal family graced the event with their presence.La familia real honró el evento con su presencia.
8. (to adorn)
a. adornar
Miss Universe will grace the ceremony by presenting one of the prizes.Miss Universo adornará la ceremonia al presentar uno de los premios.
graces
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
9. (favor)
a. el favor
(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).
Tommy is back in Mrs. Robinson's good graces after he helped carry her groceries in.Tommy vuelve a gozar del favor de la Sra. Robinson después de ayudarla a meter su mandado a la casa.
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grace
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of movement, dancer, language)
a. la gracia f, elegancia
(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).
2. (of manners)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to do something with (a) good/bad gracehacer algo de buena/mala gana
to have the (good) grace to do somethingtener la delicadeza de hacer algo
3. (favor)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be in/get into somebody's good gracesgozar del/ganarse el favor de alguien
4. (religion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
in a state of graceen estado de gracia
to fall from gracecaer en desgracia
the grace of Godla gracia de Dios
there, but for the grace of God, go Isiento mucho lo que le ha pasado, nos podría haber pasado a cualquiera
5. (for payment of a bill)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to give a debtor seven days' graceconceder a un moroso una prórroga de siete días
6. (prayer before meal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to say gracebendecir la mesa
7. (form of address)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Your Grace(Su) Ilustrísima
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (honor)
a. honrar
9. (ornament)
a. adornar
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grace [ɡreɪs]
noun
1 (elegance) [of form, movement etc] gracia (f); elegancia (f); [of style] elegancia (f); amenidad (f)
2 (Rel) gracia (f); gracia (f) divina
by the grace of God por la gracia de Dios; there but for the grace of God go I le podría ocurrir a cualquiera; to fall from grace (Rel) perder la gracia divina; caer en desgracia
...the story of Eve and how she fell from grace
All went well at first and I was in high favour, but presently I fell from grace It did not take him long to fall from grace. After taking an unpopular stance on an obscure issue he was charged with impiety and corruption of youth
3 (graciousness) cortesía (f); gracia (f)
he had the grace to apologize tuvo la cortesía de pedir perdón; with (a) good grace de buen talante; with (a) bad grace a regañadientes
4
to get into sb's good graces congraciarse con algn
5 (respite) demora (f)
days of grace (Britain) (Jur) días (m) de gracia; three days' grace un plazo de tres días
6 (prayer) bendición (f) de la mesa
to say grace bendecir la mesa
7 (in titles) (duke)
His Grace the Duke su Excelencia el duque; yes, Your Grace sí, Excelencia
(Rel)
His Grace Archbishop Roberts su Ilustrísima, Arzobispo Roberts; yes, your Grace sí, Ilustrísima
transitive verb
1 (adorn) adornar; embellecer
2 (honour) [+occasion, event] honrar
he graced the meeting with his presence honró a los asistentes con su presencia
modifier
grace note (n) (Mús) apoyadura (f)
grace period (n) (Jur) (Economics) período (m) de gracia
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Phrases with "grace"
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grace period
el período de gracia
she has fire in her soul and grace in her heart
tiene fuego en el alma y gentileza en su corazón
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