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shine

verb /ʃain/ ( past tense, past participle shone /ʃon, (American) ʃoun/)
to (cause to) give out light; to direct such light towards someone or something
brillar
The light shone from the window The policeman shone his torch He shone a torch on the body.
to be bright
brillar, relucir
She polished the silver till it shone.
(past tense, past participle shined) to polish
sacar brillo, limpiar
He tries to make a living by shining shoes.
(often with at) to be very good (at something)
sobresalir, destacar, brillar
He shines at games You really shone in yesterday’s match.
shining adjective very bright and clear; producing or reflecting light; polished
brillante
a shining star The windows were clean and shining.
shiny adjective ( comparative shinier, superlative shiniest) glossy; reflecting light; polished
brillante
a shiny cover on a book a shiny nose shiny shoes.
shininess noun
brillo
(Definition of shine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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