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Spanish translation of “heaven”

heaven

noun /ˈhevn/
in some religions, the place where God or the gods live, and where good people go when they die.
cielo, paraíso
the sky
cielo
He raised his eyes to heaven / the heavens.
(something which brings) great happiness
paraíso, gloria
’This is heaven’, she said, lying on the beach in the sun.
heavenly adverb very pleasant; beautiful
divino
What a heavenly smell!
of or from heaven.
heavenliness noun
carácter celestial, divinidad
heavens interjection (also good heavens) an expression of surprise, dismay etc
cielos
Heavens! I forgot to buy your birthday present.
heavenly bodies noun plural the sun, moon, planets, stars.
cuerpo celeste
heaven-sent adjective very lucky or convenient
caída del cielo
a heaven-sent opportunity.
for heaven’s sake an expression used to show anger, surprise etc
por el amor de Dios
For heaven’s sake, stop making that noise!
heaven knows I don’t know
sólo Dios sabe
Heaven knows what he’s trying to do.
certainly
Dios sabe
Heaven knows I’ve tried to help.
thank heavens an expression used to show that a person is glad something has (not) happened
gracias a Dios
Thank heavens he isn’t coming! Thank heavens for that!
(Definition of heaven from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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