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gloria

  
      sf  
1    (=cielo)   glory  
ganarse la gloria      to go to heaven  
¡por la gloria de mi madre!      by all that's holy!  
Dios le tenga en su santa gloria      God rest his soul  
2    (=delicia)   delight  
(=éxtasis)  
bliss  
esta piscina es una gloria      this pool is heavenly  
MODISMOS a gloria        
oler a gloria      to smell divine  
saber a gloria      to taste heavenly  
MODISMOS dar gloria        
cocina que da gloria      she's a wonderful cook  
está que da gloria verla      she looks wonderful  
MODISMOS estar en la gloria      to be in heaven  
3    (=fama)   glory  
cubrirse de gloria      iró   to make a fine mess of sth  
4    (=personalidad)   great figure, great *     
una de las grandes glorias del cine      one of the greats *  o great figures of the cinema  
una vieja gloria      a has-been *     
5      (apelativo)    ¡sí, gloria!      yes, my love!  
6    **   (=droga)   hash *  , pot **  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
¡sí, gloria! exp.
yes, my love!

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
nf.
1) grand old name (f), 2) has-been (f)
exp.
my precious!
exp.
she looks wonderful
exp.
the hero's hunger for glory
exp.
by all that's holy!
exp.
Glory to God in Heaven!
exp.
a has-been
exp.
to smell divine
exp.
to taste heavenly
exp.
to go to heaven
exp.
to make a fine mess of sth
[Iron.]
exp.
to cover o.s. with {o} in glory
[Lit.]
exp.
to show o.s. up
adv. adj.
almost unnoticed
exp.
to be in heaven
(MODISMOS)
exp.
she's a wonderful cook
exp.
this pool is heavenly
exp.
that will cover them in glory
exp.
it was an uneventful sort of year
exp.
God rest his soul
exp.
the exhibition went almost unnoticed
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'gloria' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
disfrutar de la gloria ajena
exp.
¡el concierto fue una gloria!
n.
la vieja gloria
exp.
estar en la gloria
n.
el camino de la gloria
adv.
en los anales de la gloria
exp.
Roma en la cima de su gloria
exp.
que Dios lo/la tenga en su gloria
exp.
los días pasaban sin pena ni gloria

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