heaven
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heaven(
heh
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vihn
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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. (religious)
a. el cielo
(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).
When I was little, I was told that I would go to heaven if I was good.De pequeño me dijeron que si me portaba bien, iría al cielo.
b. el paraíso
(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).
Some people refer to heaven as the promised land.Hay quien ve el paraíso como la tierra prometida.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bliss)
a. el paraíso
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
How was your trip to Paris? - Like heaven.¿Cómo estuvo su viaje a París? - Como estar en el paraíso.
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heaven
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el cielo
(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).
in heavenen el cielo
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(overjoyed)
to go to heavenir al cielo
this is heaven!¡esto es la gloria!
to move heaven and earth to do somethingmover or remover Roma con Santiago para hacer algo
the heavens openedcayó un aguacero
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
it stinks to high heaven¡huele que apesta!
(good) heavens!, heavens above!¡madre mía!, ¡Dios mío!
thank heaven (for that)!¡gracias a Dios!
heaven knows!¡sabe Dios!
for heaven's sake!¡por el amor de Dios!
heaven forbid!¡Dios no lo quiera!
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heaven [ˈhevn]
noun
1 (Rel) (gen) cielo (m)
to go to heaven ir al cielo; (good) heavens! ¡cielos!
an injustice that cries out to heaven una injusticia que clama al cielo
heaven forbid! ¡no lo quiera Dios!
heaven forbid that we end up in the same hotel! ¡ojalá no or quiera Dios que no terminemos en el mismo hotel!
heaven help them if they do que Dios les ayude si lo hacen
heaven knows why Dios sabe por qué
heaven knows I tried no será porque no lo intenté
what in heaven's name does that mean? ¿qué demonios significa eso?
the heavens opened se abrieron los cielos; las nubes descargaron con fuerza
for heaven's sake! ¡por Dios!
thank heaven! ¡gracias a Dios!; ¡menos mal!
to move heaven and earth to do sth remover cielo y tierra or Roma con Santiago para hacer algo
to stink to high heaven heder a perro muerto
to be in seventh heaven estar en el séptimo cielo
2 paraíso (m)
this place is just heaven este lugar es el paraíso; the trip was heaven el viaje fue una maravilla; isn't he heaven? ¡qué maravilla de hombre!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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