An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (showing potential)
a. prometedor
We thought that Smith was a promising candidate, but he took a job elsewhere.Pensábamos que Smith era un candidato prometedor, pero aceptó un puesto en otro lugar.
b. halagüeño
All of Ines's professors saw that she had a promising future in science.Todos los profesores de Inés veían que tenía un futuro halagüeño en la ciencia.
c. que promete
Michaels was a promising young actor, but he threw it all away on drugs.Michaels era un joven actor que prometía, pero lo botó todo por las drogas.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. prometedor(ora)
promising [ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ]
[+student] prometedor; [+future, prospect] esperanzador; halagüeño
a promising young man un joven que promete; two promising candidates dos candidatos buenos; it doesn't look very promising no promete mucho; no parece muy prometedor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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