misterio1


misterio1
1 = mystery, puzzle, riddle, mystique, uncanniness, eeriness.
Ex. In some cases the real question that needs to be answered may indeed turn out to be, as Winston Churchill once said of Russia, 'a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma'.
Ex. We talk heatedly about books that lie beyond our present concerns because these allow us to speculate and often present us with puzzles we want to explore.
Ex. In some cases the real question that needs to be answered may indeed turn out to be, as Winston Churchill once said of Russia, 'a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma'.
Ex. Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
Ex. The author shares with her readers her awareness of the dilemmas raised by the uncanniness of her subjects.
Ex. The eeriness of the novel is increased by the everyday look of its characters.
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* aclarar un misterio = unravel + mystery.
* esclarecer un misterio = unravel + mystery, figure out + mystery.
* escritor de novelas de misterio = mystery writer.
* halo de misterio = mystique.
* misterio fascinante = intriguing mystery.
* no es un misterio = not (exactly) rocket science.
* novela de misterio = mystery romance, mystery story, mystery book, mystery novel.
* resolver un misterio = solve + mystery, unravel + mystery.
* rodear de misterio = shroud in + mystery, veil in + mystery.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.


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