stare
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stare(
stehr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to look with a fixed stare)
a. mirar fijamente
I knocked over the glass bottle and everybody turned and stared at me.Tiré una botella de vidrio y todos se dieron la vuelta y me miraron fijamente.
b. quedarse mirando
She waved goodbye and I stared as her car drove away.Me dijo adiós con la mano y me quedé mirando mientras su coche se alejaba.
c. clavar los ojos
I noticed you staring at me sometimes, but I never imagined that you were in love with me.Noté un par de veces cómo me clavabas los ojos, pero nunca imaginé que estabas enamorado de mí.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (fixed look)
a. la mirada fija
(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).
Anna gave me a stare which I interpreted as: "Stop talking!"Anna me lanzó una mirada fija que interpreté que quería decir: "¡Cierra la boca!".
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stare
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la mirada fija
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the answer was staring me in the facetenía la solución delante de las narices
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to stare (at something/somebody)mirar fijamente (algo/a alguien)
to stare into the distancemirar al vacío
it's rude to starees de mala educación quedarse mirando (con descaro)
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stare [stɛəʳ]
noun
mirada (f) fija
to give sb a stare mirar fijamente a algn
transitive verb
to stare sb out or down mirar a algn fijamente hasta que aparte la vista
The Matron stared her out. Insolence was something she had to live with in these enlightened days
it's staring you in the face salta a la vista
intransitive verb
mirar fijamente
he wouldn't stop staring no paraba de mirar fijamente
she always stares in the most peculiar way he stared in surprise as she got out of the car
don't stare! ¡no mires tan fijo!; to stare at sth/sb mirar algo/a algn fijamente; mirar algo/a algn de hito en hito
he was staring at the car she was staring at him
it's rude to stare at people está mal visto fijar la mirada en la gente
to stare into the distance stare into space estar con la mirada perdida or mirando a las nubes
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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