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mira  

      sf  
1      (Mil, Téc)   sight  
MODISMOS estar con o tener la mira puesta en algo      to have one's sights set on sth  
  mira de bombardeo   bombsight  
  mira telescópica   telescopic sight
2    (=intención)   aim, intention  
con la mira de hacer algo      with the aim of doing sth  
con miras a      with a view to  
llevar una mira interesada      to have (only) one's own interests at heart  
tener miras sobre algo/algn      to have designs on sth/sb  
3    miras   (=actitud)  
corto de miras      narrow-minded  
amplio o ancho de miras      (=tolerante)   broad-minded  
de miras estrechas      narrow-minded  
4    estar a la mira      to be on the lookout  
  ( de      for)  
5    (=torre)   watchtower  
(=puesto)  
lookout post
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
mira mucho el dinero exp.
he's very careful with money

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
he doesn't think of the difficulties
exp.
to have (only) one's own interests at heart
exp.
OK, just leave it, will you?
exp.
look, a mouse!
exp.
as regards
exp.
he only looks after his own interests
nm.
angle of sight
exp.
to be on the lookout
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'mira' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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¡mira!
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¡mira!
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¡mira!
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mira, amigo
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mira, macho
[Iron.]
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mira, amigo
exp.
¡mira esto!
exp.
¡mira esto!
exp.
¡mira esto!
exp.
¡mira nomás!

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