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Translation of "show" - English-Spanish dictionary

show

verb /ʃəu/ ( past tense showed, past participle showed, shown)
to allow or cause to be seen enseñar, mostrar Show me your new dress Please show your membership card when you come to the club His work is showing signs of improvement. to be able to be seen notarse, verse The tear in your dress hardly shows a faint light showing through the curtains. to offer or display, or to be offered or displayed, for the public to look at exhibir Which picture is showing at the cinema? They are showing a new film His paintings are being shown at the art gallery. to point out or point to indicar, mostrar He showed me the road to take Show me the man you saw yesterday. (often with (a)round) to guide or conduct conducir, acompañar Please show this lady to the door They showed him (a)round (the factory). to demonstrate to enseñar Will you show me how to do it? He showed me a clever trick. to prove demostrar That just shows / goes to show how stupid he is. to give or offer (someone) kindness etc mostrar He showed him no mercy. showy adjective giving an impression of value by a bright and striking outward appearance llamativo, vistoso His clothes are too showy for my liking. showiness noun ostentación, magnificencia show business noun the entertainment industry, especially the branch of the theatre concerned with variety shows, comedy etc. industria del espectáculo He always wanted a career in show business. showcase noun a glass case for displaying objects in a museum, shop etc. vitrina, escaparate showdown noun an open, decisive quarrel etc ending a period of rivalry etc. momento decisivo, confrontación decisiva showground noun an area where displays etc are held. campo ferial show-jumping noun a competitive sport in which horses and their riders have to jump a series of artificial fences, walls etc concurso hípico (also adjective) a show-jumping competition. showman noun ( plural showmen) a person who owns or manages an entertainment, a stall at a fair etc. empresario de espectáculos showroom noun a room where objects for sale etc are displayed for people to see sala de exposiciones, salón de muestras a car showroom. give the show away to make known a secret, trick etc. mostrar el juego good show! (British, informal, old-fashioned) that’s good! ¡bravo! on show being displayed in an exhibition, showroom etc expuesto There are over five hundred paintings on show here. show off phrasal verb to show or display for admiration exhibir He showed off his new car by taking it to work. to try to impress others with one’s possessions, ability etc exhibir(se), lucir(se) She is just showing off – she wants everyone to know how well she speaks French (noun show-off a person who does this). show up phrasal verb to make obvious revelar This light shows up the places where I’ve mended this coat. to reveal the faults of avergonzar, desenmascarar Mary was so neat that she really showed me up. to stand out clearly destacar(se) The scratches showed up on the photograph. to appear or arrive aparecer I waited for her, but she never showed up.
(Definition of show from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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