impression
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impression(
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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. (effect)
a. la impresión
(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).
I want to make a good impression when I meet your parents.Quiero dar una buena impresión cuando conozca a tu padres.
2. (imprint)
a. la impresión
(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 mask was an impression of her face.La máscara era una impresión de su rostro.
b. la marca
(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 boy made an impression in the cement with his hand.El chico hizo una marca en el cemento con la mano.
c. la huella
(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).
There were impressions in the snow where a deer had passed.Habiá huellas en la nieve donde había pasado un ciervo.
3. (vague image)
a. la impresión
(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).
I was under the impression that we didn't have any homework for today.Tenía la impresión de que no teníamos deberes para hoy.
b. la idea
(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).
I brought some samples with me, just to give you an impression of what I am talking about.Traje algunas muestras como para darte una idea de a qué me refiero.
4. (result of printing)
a. la impresión
(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).
This will be the third impression of this book.Esta será la tercera impresión de este libro.
b. la tirada
(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).
All the copies sold out, so we'll have to send another impression.Se vendieron todos los ejemplares, así que tendremos que enviar otra tirada.
5. (theater)
a. la imitación
(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 comedian did a few impressions of different celebrities.El comediante hizo algunas imitaciones de diferentes personalidades famosas.
6. (dentistry)
a. la impresión
(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 impression from the bite matched the suspect.La impresión de la mordedura correspondía al sospechoso.
b. el molde
(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 you bite down, it will make an impression of your teeth in the mouthguard.Cuando muerda, hará un molde de sus dientes en el protector bucal.
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impression
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (effect)
a. la impresión
(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 make a good/bad impressiondar buena/mala impresión
to create a false impressiondar una impresión falsa
to be under the impression that…tener la impresión de que…
to give the impression that…dar la impresión de que…
2. (imprint; in wax, snow)
a. la marca f, impresión
(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).
3. (of book)
a. la impresión f, tirada
(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).
4. (imitation)
a. la imitación
(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 do impressionshacer imitaciones
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impression [ɪmˈpreʃən]
noun
1 (effect) impresión (f)
to make an impression (on sb) impresionar (a algn); she's out to make an impression quiere impresionar; to make a good/bad impression (on sb) causar buena/mala impresión (a algn); to make no impression (on sth) no tener el menor efecto (sobre algo); all our arguments seemed to make no impression on him nuestros argumentos no parecieron tener efecto alguno en él; we had been digging for an hour but weren't making any impression llevábamos una hora cavando pero sin ningún éxito
2 (vague idea, illusion) impresión (f)
to be under or have the impression that ... tener la impresión de que ...; he gives the impression of knowing a lot da la impresión de saber mucho; my impressions of Paris mis impresiones de París; I don't want you to get the wrong impression no quiero que te lleves una falsa impresión; they used cotton wool to give the impression of snow utilizaban algodón para simular la nieve
3 (mark) impresión (f); marca (f); huella (f)
4 especially (Britain) (Tip) (for first time) impresión (f); tirada (f); (thereafter) reimpresión (f)
Roget's Thesaurus, 4th edition, 6th impression
5 (Teat) imitación (f)
to do impressions hacer imitaciones
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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first impression
primera impresión
make a good impression
causar una buena impresión
make an impression
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