grandstand
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grandstand
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bleachers)
a. la tribuna
(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).
Everyone in the grandstand was excited for the start of the race.Todos en la tribuna tenían ganas de que comenzara la carrera.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
2. (to boast)
a. fanfarronear
Instead of grandstanding about his accomplishments, our candidate lets his record speak for itself and he focuses on the future.En vez de fanfarronear de sus logros, nuestros candidato deja que su historial hable por sí mismo y se centra en el futuro.
b. pavonearse
We grew tired of listening to him grandstand about his success.Nos cansamos de escucharlo pavonearse de sus éxitos.
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grandstand
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in stadium)
a. el tribuna
(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 grandstand view of somethingpresenciar algo desde una posición privilegiada
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grandstand [ˈɡrændstænd]
noun
(Dep) tribuna (f)
intransitive verb
fanfarronear
Mr Major, with his petulant refusal to take the president's calls, is merely grandstanding for the benefit of worried backbenchers He was grandstanding as usual. He had 14 years to say that. He didn't want my forgiveness. That's just what he wanted the media to say Mr Major also claimed that many of his Commonwealth critics were grandstanding, denouncing moves necessary to preserve the nuclear deterrent while looking to countries such as Britain for military protection
modifier
grandstand view (n)
to have a grandstand view of tener una vista magnífica de
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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