mirror
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mirror(
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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. (reflecting surface)
a. el espejo
(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).
He looked in the mirror and couldn't believe his eyes.Miró al espejo y apenas podía creer lo que veía.
b. el retrovisor
(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 a vehicle)
Check your mirror before you pull out.Chequea el retrovisor antes de arrancar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to reflect)
a. reflejar
He made films that mirrored what was happening in society.Hacía películas que reflejaban lo que estaba pasando en la sociedad.
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mirror
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el espejo
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to hold a mirror (up) to somethingdar un fiel reflejo de algo
mirror imagereflejo m exacto
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (also fig)
a. reflejar
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mirror [ˈmɪrəʳ]
noun
espejo (m)
driving mirror retrovisor (m); espejo (m) retrovisor; to look at o.s. in the mirror mirarse en el or al espejo; she got in the car and adjusted the mirror entró en el coche y ajustó el retrovisor
transitive verb
reflejar
modifier
mirror image (n) reflejo (m) exacto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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