engalanar


engalanar
v.
1 to decorate.
2 to adorn, to deck out, to attire, to doll up.
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engalanar
verbo transitivo
1 (cosa) to festoon, deck out
verbo pronominal engalanarse
1 (persona) to dress up, get dressed up
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1.
VT to adorn, deck (de with)
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo to decorate, deck

engalanar algo/a alguien con algo — to deck something/somebody (out) with something

2.
engalanarse v pron (refl) to get all dressed up, dress up in one's Sunday best
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= deck out, festoon, garland.
Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
Ex. In front of the Buddha images is a table that serves as the altar, festooned with fruit, flowers, incense, and candles.
Ex. Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
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* engalanar con guirnaldas = festoon, garland.
* engalanarse = tog out, tog up.
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1.
verbo transitivo to decorate, deck

engalanar algo/a alguien con algo — to deck something/somebody (out) with something

2.
engalanarse v pron (refl) to get all dressed up, dress up in one's Sunday best
* * *
= deck out, festoon, garland.

Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.

Ex: In front of the Buddha images is a table that serves as the altar, festooned with fruit, flowers, incense, and candles.
Ex: Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
* engalanar con guirnaldas = festoon, garland.
* engalanarse = tog out, tog up.

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engalanar [A1 ]
vt
to decorate, deck
balcones engalanados de flores balconies decorated o decked o festooned with flowers
la ciudad estaba engalanada para recibir al Rey the city was decked out for the King's visit
engalanarse
v pron
(refl) to get all dressed up, dress up in one's Sunday best
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engalanar
vt
to decorate
See also the pronominal verb engalanarse
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engalanar
v/t decorate, deck
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engalanar vt
: to decorate, to deck out
See also the reflexive verb engalanarse

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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