leer
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leer(
lir
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to glance lasciviously; used with "at")
a. lanzar una mirada lasciva
Doug leered at her with an aroused gleam in his eyes.Doug le lanzó una mirada lasciva con un destello de excitación en los ojos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (immodest glance)
a. la mirada lasciva
(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).
Derek gave her a leer when she walked past his office.Derek le dio una mirada lasciva cuando pasó por delante de su oficina.
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leer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la mirada impúdica or obscena
(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. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to leer at somebodymirar impúdicamente a alguien
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leer [lɪəʳ]
noun
mirada (f) lasciva
he said with a leer dijo con una sonrisa lasciva
intransitive verb
mirar de manera lasciva
to leer at sb lanzar una mirada lasciva a algn
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leer
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leer(
leh
-
ehr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to look through)
a. to read
Deberías leer las obras completas de Shakespeare.You should read the complete works of Shakespeare.
2. (to guess the thoughts of)
a. to read
A ese jugador de póker es imposible leerle la cara.It's impossible to read that poker player's face.
3. (computing)
a. to read
Se produjo un error al leer el documento.An error occurred while reading the document.
4. (education)
a. to defend
Leyó su tesis doctoral frente a un panel de profesores.She defended her doctoral thesis in front of a panel of professors.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to look through text)
a. to read
Leo antes de acostarme para relajarme.I read before going to bed to relax.
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leer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to read
leo el francés, pero no lo habloI can read French, but I can't speak it
leer el pensamiento a alguiento read somebody's mind
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. to read
leer en altoto read aloud
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
leer entre líneasto read between the lines
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leer
transitive verb
to read
leer el pensamiento a algn to read sb's mind o thoughts; leer la mano a algn to read sb's palm; leer los labios to lip-read; leer para sí to read to oneself
leer la cartilla a algn to tell sb off
intransitive verb
to read
"al que leyere" "to the reader"; leer entre líneas to read between the lines; leer en voz alta to read aloud; leer en voz baja to read quietly
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