the sun was setting
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the sun was setting(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. se ponía el sol
The sun was setting, and the sky was turned a rich, salmony shade of red.Se ponía el sol, y el cielo tenía un intenso color salmón.
b. se estaba poniendo el sol
The sun was setting, and everything was bathed in mellow sort of light.Se estaba poniendo el sol, y todo estaba bañado por una luz tenue.
c. atardecía
The sun was setting when we left the beach.Atardecía cuando nos fuimos de la playa.
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