portray

portray(
por
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trey
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to depict)
a. retratar
Velazquez portrayed several members of the European royalty in his paintings.Velázquez retrató a varios miembros de la realeza europea en sus cuadros.
2. (to describe)
a. retratar
The author portrays the main character in great detail.El autor retrata al protagonista de forma muy detallada.
b. pintar
He is portrayed as a hero in the press.Se lo pinta como a un héroe en la prensa.
3. (theater)
a. interpretar
My daughter will portray the role of Juliet in the school's annual play.Mi hija interpretará el papel de Julieta en la función anual del colegio.
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portray
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (of painting, writer, book)
a. retratar, describir
2. (of actor)
a. interpretar (el papel de)
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portray [pɔːˈtreɪ]
transitive verb
1 (paint etc portrait of) retratar
2 (describe, paint etc) representar; pintar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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