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retratar

  
a       vt  
1      (Arte)   to paint the portrait of,   (Fot)   to photograph, take a picture of  
hacerse retratar        (en cuadro)    to have one's portrait painted,   (en fotografía)    to have one's photograph taken  
2    (=representar)   to portray, depict, describe
b    retratarse      vpr  
  (en cuadro)   
to have one's portrait painted  ,   (en fotografía)    to have one's photograph taken
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to have one's portrait painted
exp.
to have one's photograph taken
exp.
reflect/present the reality
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"retratar": examples and translations in context
Sólo intentaba retratar correctamente mi única y estrafalaria vida. I was just trying to accurately portray my unique and quirky home life.
Queríamos retratar el ambiente de Osaka. We wanted to portray... the atmosphere of Osaka.
A los jacobinos les encantaba retratar Italia así. The Jacobeans loved to depict Italy like this.
Yo creo que eso se debe a que él trataba de utilizar sus nuevas invenciones visuales para retratar escenas de las masas, los campesinos, etc. I think this was because he was trying to utilize his new visual inventions to depict scenes of the masses.peasant workers, etc.
Imprescindible llevarse una cámara de fotos para retratar el momento. Don't forget your camera so you can capture the scene.
Estos gorilas de las montañas son todos diferentes y en este viaje quiero retratar eso. The individualism of these mountain gorillas, they're all different, and so on this trip I wanted to capture that.
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