Traducción de gift en español:

gift

regalo, n.

Pronunciación: /ɡɪft//ɡɪft/

nombre

  • 1

    • 1.1(present)

      regalo masculino
      obsequio masculino formal
      Religión ofrenda femenino
      may I present you with a small gift? ¿puedo hacerle un pequeño obsequio? formal
      • your gift could save a child's life su donación podría salvar la vida de un niño
      • the perfect gift for the woman who has everything el obsequio perfecto para la mujer que lo tiene todo
      • a free gift in every packet un obsequio en cada paquete
      • it was a gift me lo regalaron
      • it's a gift at that price a ese precio es una ganga / un regalo
      • the exam was a gift el examen estaba regalado / tirado
      • a gift from the gods un regalo del cielo
      • never look a gift horse in the mouth a caballo regalado no le mires el diente / no se le miran los dientes
      • The king meant to present the elephant as a wedding gift to his nephew and future emperor of Europe, Maximilian II.
      • The toasts were made, the wedding gifts presented, and finally we dined.
      • Aside from the gift of time, mothers like to feel pampered.
      • I'll get you your final pay together as well as a bonus as a wedding gift, to help things along.
      • Her wedding gifts to her husband were spectacular.
      • Potter would write out her stories in an exercise book, paste in a few watercolours and a number of pen-and-ink sketches and then present it as a gift to a favoured child.
      • To help those on the hunt for suitable gifts for loved ones in the family, as well as for friends, shops selling gifts have begun displaying a variety of articles.
      • The following morning, mercifully sunny, I shopped for gifts in the back streets and then headed for the airport.
      • Why not visit the website and think about trouble-free shopping for your special gifts?
      • Internet shopping for gifts is predicted to set new records this season, while traditional retailers have been bracing themselves for empty aisles.
      • It is basically for this reason that the appellant claims that the payments to him were gifts and did not attract tax.
      • With Christmas coming, she said, a lot of men save their money to shop for family gifts.
      • Any gifts or payments to purchasing agents, suppliers and the like should be made honestly and openly.
      • The couple decided to forego wedding presents and gifts totalling £900 were handed over to the hospital.
      • Newlyweds normally have a present list that includes crockery and toasters, but a new alternative could see couples giving goat herds to poor countries as wedding gifts.
      • Presenting the gift, Grant said she had heard a lot about the group since her return from England and decided to pay them a visit to learn even more.
      • The plaques make ideal gifts for weddings and special occasions.
      • Certainly one can't have the receiver present while shopping for the gift!
      • Usually, if a woman wants to end the relationship, she returns the gift willingly.
      • The theme behind the design is the gift of perfume for Mother's Day, but the execution is that of stylized glamour.
      • An example was the wedding gift to one of his advisers' sons who was presented with a cheque for $50,000.
      • For something a little less bodacious, here's a neat online shop for fun gifts; I would recommend a new shower curtain.

    • 1.2(power of bestowal)

      to be in the gift of sb estar en manos de algn
      • the appointment to this post is in the gift of the president le incumbe al presidente hacer este nombramiento

  • 2

    (talent)
    don masculino
    her artistic gifts sus dotes artísticas
    • to have a gift for sth/ -ing
    • she has a gift for poetry tiene talento para la poesía
    • he has a gift for making people laugh tiene el don de saber hacer reír a la gente
    • he has a gift for saying the wrong thing tiene el don de la inoportunidad
    • the gift of the gab / the gift of gab labia
    • he has the gift of the gab tiene mucha labia
    • Ray had a gift for bringing out the musical talent in so many young students and the annual shows were eagerly awaited, filling the Town Hall for a week of nights every Hallowe'en.
    • Sasha had a natural gift for anything mechanical.
    • His talent is not just a gift for judging what the public want to watch and listen to, but working it for all it's worth while it's hot.
    • Larson is a talented writer with a gift for surprising language, and an admirable impulse to show and not tell.
    • It's rare to find a stand-up with such a gift for characterisation or such original and well-researched material.
    • Advertising folks who do this best have a natural gift for empathizing with the customers they hope to seduce.
    • Most importantly, she was completely focussed on the concert and didn't seem to take her natural gift for granted.
    • It's either a talent or a special gift, this ability to see things in that particular context.
    • But he has developed a rare gift for drawing, and his talent is now being recognised nationally.
    • She had a natural instinct and gift for moving in a sexy way when she was nude.
    • Other people might have a gift for the graphic arts.
    • Yet the core of Boyd's ability, the essence of his talent, is his gift for finishing.
    • It's just raw experience told by someone who has a gift for vivid detail, and occasional insight.
    • As a comedy writer, she has a gift for acerbic insight - the kind of funny that hurts.
    • As a young boy he showed a remarkable gift for music and his family encouraged this talent.
    • In fact, no one could take his greatest assets from him - his self-confidence and his gift for self-promotion.
    • In terms of the whole range of human abilities, talents and gifts, no two of us are alike.
    • She had a gift for insight, and she got to know me perhaps better than I got to know her.
    • He had a natural gift for the game, and did little else with his time.
    • She had a natural gift for it and has kept with it.