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Significado de “shy” - Diccionario Inglés

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shyadjective

uk   /ʃaɪ/  us   /ʃaɪ/
  • shy adjective (NERVOUS)

B1 (shyer, shyest) nervous and uncomfortable with other people: He was too shy to ask her to dance with him. She gave a shy smile. Children are often shy of/with people they don't know. The deer were shy (= unwilling to be near people) and hid behind some trees.

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shyverb

uk   /ʃaɪ/  us   /ʃaɪ/

-shysuffix

uk   / -ʃaɪ/  us   / -ʃaɪ/
(Definition of shy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "shy" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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shyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ʃɑɪ/ (comparative shyer, superlative shyest)
uncomfortable with other people and unwilling to talk to them: He was too shy to ask her to dance with him.
shyly
adverb  us   /ˈʃɑɪ·li/
She smiled shyly.
shyness
noun [U]  us   /ˈʃɑɪ·nəs/
They have no shyness about telling you what they think.

shyverb [I]

 us   /ʃɑɪ/
(of a horse) to move back suddenly, esp. from fear or surprise.
(Definition of shy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“shy” in American English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

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