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hacer la vista gorda



Definitions

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hacer la vista gorda
     1. v. to turn a blind eye, to shut one's eyes, to look the other way
Analysis
hacer
     1. v. to do, to make
     2. v. to play (a part in a play)
     3. v. (reflexive) to become; to get
           ¡Hazte vegetariano! - Become vegetarian!
           Me haré rico. - I will get rich.
la
     1. art. the
     2. pron. accusative of ella, ello (when the antecedent's implied gender is feminine), and usted (when referring to a woman); her, it, you (formal)
     3. pron. Impersonal neuter pronoun (accusative) in certain colloquial phrases: 'it', 'this'.
           La sabe toda.
             He/she knows everything (it all)
vista
     1. adj. feminine singular of adjective visto
     2. n. sight
     3. n. view
     4. n. (law) trial
     5. v. formal second-person singular imperative of vestir
     vestir
          1. v. to dress, to clothe, to attire
          2. v. to wear
          3. v. to adorn, to bedeck, to embellish
          4. v. to disguise, to cover up
          5. v. to make clothes for, to dress
     visto
          1. adj. seen
          2. adj. obvious, clear
          3. adj. exposed, bare
          4. adj. known about, talked about, seen around
          5. v. masculine singular past participle of ver
gorda
     1. adj. feminine singular of adjective gordo
     2. n-f. feminine noun of gordo
     gordo
          1. adj. fat
          2. adj. course
          3. n-m. fat man
          4. n-m. the grand prize in a lottery
          5. n-m. (affectionate) Honey

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