highlight
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highlight(
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layt
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to mark with a highlighter)
a. resaltar
Highlight any text that you have questions about.Resalten cualquier texto que les provoque dudas.
2. (to emphasize)
a. destacar
The speaker highlighted the profit increase for this quarter.El presentador destacó el aumento en ganancias de este trimestre.
b. poner de relieve
I want to highlight the need to encourage tolerance among young people.Quiero poner de relieve la necesidad de fomentar la tolerancia en los jóvenes.
3. (to add highlights)
a. realzar (art)
This landscape would look more realistic if you highlighted the mountains a bit.Este paisaje se vería más realista si realzaras un poco las montañas.
b. poner reflejos (on hair)
The bride made a trip to the salon and the stylist highlighted her hair.La novia fue a la estética y la estilista le puso reflejos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (the most important part)
a. lo más destacado
The highlight of the evening was when an eight-year-old girl sang like Billie Holiday.Lo más destacado de la noche fue cuando una niña de ocho años cantó como Billie Holiday.
b. el punto culminante
(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).
The highlight of the trip was when we went up to Machu Picchu.El punto culminante del viaje fue cuando subimos a Machu Picchu.
c. el momento cumbre
(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).
My grandfather says the highlight of his life is the day he met my grandmother.Mi abuelo dice que el momento cumbre de su vida es el día que conoció a mi abuela.
5. (art)
a. el toque de luz
(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 love the highlights the painter put on the scales of the fish in this painting.Me encantan los toques de luz que puso el pintor en las escamas de los peces en este cuadro.
highlights
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (hair dye)
a. los reflejos
(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).
You look totally punky with those pink highlights.Te ves bien punk con esos reflejos rosas.
b. las mechas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She put green highlights in her hair for Halloween.Se puso mechas verdes en el cabello para la Noche de Brujas.
7. (sports)
a. las jugadas destacadas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mauricio watches NBA highlights every weekend.Mauricio ve las jugadas destacadas del NBA cada fin de semana.
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highlight
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of performance, career)
a. el momento cumbre
(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).
highlights(repetición f de las) jugadas fpl más interesantes, mejores momentos mpl
2. (in hair)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
highlightsreflejos mpl, mechas fpl
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (problem, difference)
a. destacar
4. (with pen)
a. resaltar
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highlight [ˈhaɪlaɪt]
noun
1 (Art) toque (m) de luz
2 punto (m) culminante
the highlight of the evening el punto culminante de la velada; they showed the highlights of the game on television mostraron los momentos más interesantes del partido por televisión; (Ftbl) mostraron las jugadas más interesantes del partido por televisión
3 highlights (in hair) reflejos (m)
transitive verb
poner de relieve; destacar; [+hair] poner reflejos en;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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