sun
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sun(
suhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (astronomy)
a. el sol
(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).
I feel good when the sun is shining.Me siento bien cuando brilla el sol.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to sunbathe)
a. tomar el sol
It is advisable to use sunscreen when you sun yourself.Es aconsejable utilizar protector solar cuando tomas el sol.
b. asolearse
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She suns herself every day in the summer.Se asolea todos los días en verano.
c. tomar sol (Southern Cone)
I was sunning myself on the beach when it began to rain.Estaba tomando sol en la playa cuando empezó a llover.
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sun
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el sol
(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 the sunal sol
you've caught the sunte ha dado el sol
everything under the suntodo lo habido y por haber
sun blockbloqueador solar
sun lamplámpara de rayos UVA
sun lotionloción bronceadora
2. (aut)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
sun shield or visorparasol m
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to sun oneselftomar el sol
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sun [sʌn]
noun
sol (m)
the sun is shining brilla el sol; hace sol; the sun is in my eyes me da el sol en los ojos; he rises with the sun se levanta con el sol; to catch the sun: you've caught the sun te ha cogido el sol
this room certainly catches the sun
to be (out) in the sun estar al sol
under the sun
they have everything under the sun no les falta de nada
We sat there for hours talking about everything under the sun..
they would do anything under the sun to stay in power serían capaces de hacer cualquier cosa para seguir en el poder
he loved to talk about anything under the sun the fashion-conscious will go for anything under the sun!
he called me all the names under the sun me llamó de todo
there is nothing new under the sun no hay nada nuevo bajo el sol
transitive verb
to sun o.s. tomar el sol; asolearse; (LAm) tomar sol; (S. Cone)
modifier
sun dress (n) vestido (m) de playa
sun god (n) dios (m) del sol; divinidad (f) solar
sun hat (n) pamela (f); sombrero (m) de ala ancha
sun lamp (n) lámpara (f) solar ultravioleta
sun lotion (n) bronceador (m)
sun lounge (n) solana (f)
sun lounger (n) tumbona (f)
sun parlour sun parlor (US) (n) solana (f)
sun umbrella (n) sombrilla (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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