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Spanish translation of “sharp”

sharp

adjective /ʃaːp/
having a thin edge that can cut or a point that can pierce a sharp knife. (of pictures, outlines etc) clear and distinct
definido, nítido, marcado
the sharp outline of the mountain.
(of changes in direction) sudden and quick a sharp left turn. (of pain etc) keen, acute or intense He gets a sharp pain after eating. (often with with) severe Don’t be so sharp with the child! She got a sharp reproach from me. alert Dogs have sharp ears. shrill and sudden a sharp cry. (of a musical note) raised a semitone; too high in pitch F sharp That last note was sharp. sharpen verb to make or grow sharp He sharpened his pencil. sharpener noun an instrument for sharpening a pencil sharpener. sharply adverb in a sharp manner
bruscamente, repentinamente
a sharply-pointed piece of glass The road turned sharply to the left He rebuked her sharply.
sharpness noun the sharpness of the knife. sharp practice noun dishonesty or cheating
mañas, tejemanejes, chanchullos
evidence of sharp practices in the letting industry.
sharp-witted adjective intelligent and alert a sharp-witted boy. look sharp to be quick or to hurry
¡date prisa!, ¡espabílate!
Bring me the books and look sharp (about it)!
(Definition of sharp from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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