intransitive verb
1. (to express joy) 
a. to smile 
Mi abuela siempre sonríe cuando nos cuenta historias de su niñez.My grandmother always smiles when she tell us stories about her childhood.
2. (to favor) 
Parece que la vida me sonríe: al fin he encontrado un trabajo donde me valoran de verdad.It seems that life smiles on me: I have finally found a job where I'm really valued.
pronominal verb
3. (to express joy) 
a. to smile 
Se sonrió al ver a su hijo reír.She smiled when she saw her son laughing.
intransitive verb
1. (reír levemente) 
a. to smile 
me sonrióshe smiled at me
2. (ser favorable) 
a. to smile on 
pronominal verb
3. (general) 
a. to smile 
intransitive verb
1 [+persona] to smile
sonreír a algn to smile at sb; el chiste no le hizo ni sonreír she didn't even smile at the joke
sonreír de un chiste
sonreír forzadamente to force a smile
2 (favorecer)
le sonríe la fortuna fortune smiles (up)on him; el porvenir le sonríe he has a bright future ahead of him
pronominal verb
sonreírse to smile
Phrases with "sonreír"
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me haces sonreír
you make me smile
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