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The Spanish word for to look


to look

Spanish Definition

     1. Mirar.
     2. Echar un vistazo.
     3. Parecer, tener un aspecto, verse.
     4. n. Mirada.
     5. n. Aspecto.

Translations for look and their definitions

     1. v. to look at (to try to see, to pay attention to with one’s eyes)
     2. v. to watch (to look at, view, or observe for a period of time)
           Estábamos mirando la televisión. - We were watching TV.
     3. v. to watch (to mind, attend, or guard)
     4. v. to consider, think over (to think about seriously)
     5. v. (transitive, usually in the imperative) (used for emphasis); look
           ¡Mira qué linda! - How pretty!
     6. v. to seek, look for (to try to find)
     7. v. (intransitive) to look (to try to see something, to pay attention with one’s eyes)
     8. v. (intransitive, of a structure) to face, overlook (to be oriented towards a certain direction or thing)

     1. v. (impersonal) to seem
           Me parece que... - It seems to me that...
     2. v. to believe (takes a reflexive pronoun use)
     3. v. to think (takes a reflexive pronoun use)
           ¿Qué te parece si vamos al bar? - What do you think about going to a bar?
     4. v. to strike (seem, appear, make an impression)
           Te voy a mandar una cosa que escribí el otro día, para ver que te parece. - I am going to send you something that I wrote the other day, in order to see how it strikes you.
           ¿Te parece que cambiemos el día para el martes? - How about we change the day to Tuesday?
     5. n-m. (archaic) appearance (used generally when a person is pretty)
     6. n-m. opinion

     1. v. to give
     2. v. to hand over
     3. v. to hit
           Me han dado en la cabeza. - They hit me on my head.
     4. v. to emit
     5. v. to produce
     6. v. to perform
     7. v. to consider
           dar como or dar por
           Doy eso por menos que yo. - I consider that beneath me.
           Yo lo doy por muerto. - I consider him dead.
     8. v. to encounter; to find with effort
           dar con
           Dimos con María. - We encountered Maria.
           Dimos con el edificio después de tres horas. - We finally found the building after three hours.
     9. v. to hit upon
     10. v. (transitive, colloquial) to ruin; mess up
           Me dio la noche - It ruined the night for me
     11. v. (reflexive) to occur
     12. v. (reflexive) to grow naturally
           El maíz se da en esta tierra. - Corn/maize grows on this land.
     13. v. (reflexive) to hit
           darse con or darse contra
           El coche se dio con/contra un árbol. - The car hit a tree.
     14. v. (reflexive) to realize or notice something
           darse cuenta de
           me estoy dando cuenta de mis errores. - I'm realizing my mistakes
           se acaban de dar cuenta de que estuvimos aquí. - They just noticed/realized we were here.
     15. v. (reflexive + (m, es, por)) to assume
           darse por vencido - to assume to be defeated
           darse por muerto - to assume to be dead
     16. v. (reflexive, informal) to pretend to be, to present oneself as though one were
           dárselas de
           se las da de enfermero pero nunca ha estudiado. - He pretends to be a nurse, but he's never studied.
     17. v. (reflexive, Mexico) to surrender
           ¿Te das? — Me doy. - Do you surrender? — I surrender.
     18. v. (reflexive, transitive, El Salvador, vulgar) to fuck (used with third person direct objects only)
           Vos solo te la das. - You just fuck her.
           Me quiero dar a José. - I want to fuck José.

     1. v. to hope for, hope to (qual, often with a verb in the subjunctive)
           Espera que no sea necesario. - He hopes it won't be necessary.
     2. v. to expect, look for (qual, often with a verb in the indicative)
           Espera que no es fácil. - He expects it isn't easy.
     3. v. to wait to, wait for, await
           Por favor espera aquí. - Please wait here.
     4. v. (intransitive) to wait
     5. v. (intransitive) to hope
     6. v. (intransitive) to expect (qual, a baby)


Mexican Dialect



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