sketch
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sketch(
skehch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (drawing)
a. el bosquejo
(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).
It's just a sketch, but can you visualize the finished painting?No es más que un bosquejo, pero ¿puedes visualizar el cuadro una vez acabado?
b. el esbozo
(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 drew several sketches of her face in pencil.Dibujé varios esbozos de su cara a lápiz.
c. el boceto
(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).
This is a sketch that the famous sculptor did for one of his sculptures.Se trata de un boceto que el famoso escultor hizo para una de sus esculturas.
2. (brief account)
a. el esquema
(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 need to send us the sketch of the project you want us to develop.Tiene que enviarnos el esquema del proyecto que quiera que desarrollemos.
b. el esbozo
(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 book includes a short biographical sketch of the author.El libro incluye un breve esbozo biográfico del autor.
3. (theater or television)
a. el sketch
(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).
Do you remember the name of that actress who appeared in that really funny sketch?¿Te acuerdas del nombre de la actriz que salía en ese sketch tan gracioso?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to draw)
a. bosquejar
As they talked she started sketching the landscape in front of them.Mientras hablaban, ella comenzó a bosquejar el paisaje que tenían delante.
b. esbozar
He sketched a map of the island onto a piece of paper.Esbozó un mapa de la isla en un trozo de papel.
c. hacer un bosquejo de
The architect sketched some ideas for the house.El arquitecto hizo un bosquejo de unas ideas que se le habían ocurrido para la casa.
5. (to describe briefly)
a. esbozar
I'd like to sketch a plan for our trip before we leave.Me gustaría esbozar un plan para el viaje antes de salir.
b. bosquejar
She sketched the novel in just two days, but it took her five years to complete.Bosquejó la novela en solo dos días, pero le llevó cinco años completarla.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to draw)
a. hacer bosquejos
The artist was sitting on a bench in the park, sketching in her notebook.La artista estaba sentada en un banco del parque, haciendo bosquejos en su cuaderno.
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sketch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (drawing, description)
a. el esbozo m, bosquejo
(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).
sketch mapesquema m, croquis inv
sketch padbloc de dibujo
2. (on stage, tv)
a. el episodio m, sketch
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (also fig)
a. esbozar
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sketch [sketʃ]
noun
1 (drawing) dibujo (m); (preliminary drawing) esbozo (m); bosquejo (m); (rough drawing) croquis (m); (plan) borrador (m); esquema (m)
he gave me a (rough) sketch of what he planned to do
2 (Teat) sketch (m)
transitive verb
(gen) (draw) dibujar; [+preliminary drawing, plan etc] bosquejar; esbozar;
intransitive verb
hacer bosquejos
modifier
sketch map (n) croquis (m)
sketch pad (n) bloc (m) de dibujos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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