grin
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grin(
grihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (facial expression)
a. la sonrisa
(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).
Quit looking at me with that foolish grin and answer the question!¡Deja de mirarme con esa sonrisa tonta y contesta a la pregunta!
b. la sonrisa burlona
(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 grin hid the fact that he was actually a brilliant scholar.Su sonrisa burlona escondía el hecho de que, en realidad, era un erudito brillante.
c. la mueca
(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 mischievous grin implied that he was up to no good.Su mueca pícara insinuaba que no estaba haciendo nada bueno.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to bear a smile)
a. sonreír
The clown acted silly in the hopes of making the sad girl grin.El payaso hacía el tonto con la esperanza de hacer sonreír a la niña triste.
b. sonreír abiertamente
Can you grin for me while I take the picture?¿Puedes sonreír abiertamente para mí mientras saco la foto?
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grin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (smile)
a. la (amplia) sonrisa
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (smile)
a. sonreír abiertamente
3. (fig)
a.
to grin and bear itponer al mal tiempo buena cara
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grin [ɡrɪn]
noun
(smile) sonrisa (f); (sardonic) sonrisa (f) burlona; (grimace) mueca (f);
intransitive verb
sonreír abiertamente;at a
to grin and bear it poner al mal tiempo buena cara
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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