overshadow
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overshadow(
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vuhr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to spoil)
a. ensombrecer
Martha's wedding was overshadowed by her father's illness.La boda de Martha quedó ensombrecida por la enfermedad de su padre.
2. (to eclipse)
a. eclipsar
Mark was always overshadowed by his stronger and more confident twin.Mark siempre fue eclipsado por su gemelo más fuerte y más seguro de sí mismo.
3. (to darken)
a. hacer sombra a
The cottage was overshadowed by towering mountains.A la casita le hacían sombra unas montañas imponentes.
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overshadow
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (person, success)
a. eclipsar
2. (occasion)
a. deslucir
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overshadow [ˌəʊvəˈʃædəʊ]
transitive verb
1 hacer sombra a
the mountains that overshadow the town with the sun setting behind the house, it seemed to overshadow the whole park he stood behind her, overshadowing her
2 eclipsar
it was overshadowed by greater events fue eclipsado por sucesos de mayor trascendencia; the event was overshadowed by his death su muerte ensombreció el acontecimiento
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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