jazz up

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jazz up(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to make fancier)
a. darle vida a
One of my roommates bought these Greek sculptures to jazz up the living room.Uno de mis compañeros de apartamento compró estas esculturas griegas para darle vida a la sala.
b. animar
Alberto tried to jazz up the party by putting on a rapid strobe light and some house music.Alberto trató de animar la fiesta poniendo una luz estroboscópica rápida y música house.
c. alegrar
You could wear yellow accessories to jazz up your outfit.Podrías ponerte accesorios amarillos para alegrar tu atuendo.
d. darle un toque diferente
I like to add dry fruits and nuts to jazz up my oatmeal.Me gusta agregar frutos secos y nueces para darle un toque diferente a mi avena.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(music)
a. darle sabor a
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The band leader jazzed up the arrangement by reharmonizing the chord changes of the song.El director de la banda le dio sabor al arreglo rearmonizando los acordes de la canción.
b. tocar con ritmo sincopado
This next song is an old favorite, but we decided to jazz it up a little.Este próximo tema es un viejo favorito, pero decidimos tocarlo con ritmo un poco sincopado.
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jazz up
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (colloquial)
a. animar (enliven)
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jazz up
transitive verb
1 (Mús) sincopar
2 [+party] animar; [+room] alegrar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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