mostrar
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to exhibit)
a. to show
¿Oíste que están mostrando la nueva película en IMAX?Did you hear that they're showing the new movie at the IMAX?
b. to display
Los vendedores en la feria muestran sus mercancías al público.The vendors at the fair display their wares to the public.
2. (to demonstrate)
a. to show
Muéstrame cómo se juega.Show me how to play.
mostrarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to appear)
a. to seem
Se mostraron emocionados con la noticia.They seemed excited by the news.
b. to act
Siempre se muestran educados ante la maestra. They always act polite in front of the teacher.
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mostrar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to show
mostró su satisfacción por la concesión del premioshe expressed pleasure at having been awarded the prize
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
se mostró muy amable con los invitadoshe was very nice to the guests
se mostró muy interesadohe expressed great interest
se mostró reacia a colaborarshe was reluctant to co-operate
se mostró conforme con el planhe agreed to the plan
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mostrar
transitive verb
(señalar, explicar) to show; (exponer) to display; exhibit
nos mostró el camino he showed us the way; mostrar en pantalla (Informática) to display
pronominal verb
mostrarse
se mostró interesado en la oferta he was interested o showed interest in the offer; se mostró partidario de aceptar la propuesta he was in favour of accepting the proposal
se mostró ofendido se mostró muy amable no se muestra muy imaginativa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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