you flatter me!¡me halagas!;to say that she is tactless is to flatter herdecir que no tiene tacto es como echarle un piropo
she knew how to flatter, where necessary, to get what she wantedhe liked to flatter women, flirt with themstop flattering her
he only said it to flatter youte lo dijo solo para adularte
I was very flattered to be askedme halagó que me lo pidieran;to feel flatteredsentirse halagado
Anne was both flattered and surprised by Danny's attentiveness to her
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that colour flatters youese color te favorece;it's a dress that will flatter any figurees un vestido que favorece a cualquiera
baggy jeans which don't flatter his gangly six-foot framea dusky pink lipstick which flatters her complexionthat colour flatters your complexion
to flatter o.s.
to flatter o.s. on sth/thatenorgullecerse de algo/de que
he flatters himself that he understands peopleshe flatters herself on her knowledge of Frenchboast, show off
don't flatter yourself, I didn't come all this way just to see youno te hagas ilusiones, no he venido hasta aquí solo para verte a ti;you flatter yourself! what makes you think he fancies you?¡no seas engreída! ¿qué te hace pensar que le gustas?
don't flatter yourself!, I'm not about to pull a faded old pensioner like you, dearI flatter myself, perhaps, but I hope my grandchildren will like some of them enough to want to keep them