Translation of curtain in Spanish:


cortina, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkərtn//ˈkəːt(ə)n/


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    (at window)
    cortina feminine
    a pair of curtains unas cortinas
    • to draw / open the curtains (des)correr / abrir las cortinas
    • to pull / close / draw the curtains correr / cerrar las cortinas
    • before noun curtain hook gancho (de cortina)
    • curtain rail riel (de cortina)
    • curtain rod / pole barra de cortina
    • When the sun fell in through the curtains of his bedroom window the next morning, she smiled listlessly.
    • She closed the windows and drew the curtains once more before grabbing a pair of red, high heels shoes and a brown coat from her closet.
    • I locked my window and drew the curtain quickly afterwards.
    • He began to draw the curtains across the screen, and to put the house lights on.
    • I look up the hill at the empty black window with the lace curtain.
    • A bearded man drew back the curtain over the window.
    • She might get a piece of material to make curtains for the kitchen window and some oilcloth for the table.
    • In Peter's parents' house, every window has a net curtain.
    • Sienna followed him, and watched as he walked up to a large curtain along the left wall and drew it aside to reveal another room.
    • I have no doubt it now hangs over a window as a make-shift curtain or is draped on a wall.
    • The men had tacked up a navy blue material to act as curtains over the stern windows.
    • There is a washbasin, a chair with a tatty dressing gown slung over it, and a window with the curtains drawn.
    • Trying not to pull your hair out in irritation, you walk up to the window, draw the curtains, unlatch the window, push it open.
    • Often the photographs are shot in bedrooms, next to a window with a curtain blowing from it, conveying the isolation of adolescence and the yearning for what lies beyond.
    • I sighed and took one final look at the sky and then went inside my bedroom, shutting my window and my curtain so that I couldn't look outside anymore.
    • Now it's time to draw back the curtains, open the windows, and get on with it.
    • I can draw a window curtain or adjust overhead lights.
    • You glance up to the window, curtains drawn to reveal the moon hanging in the clear night sky, gleaming softly.
    • An improvised curtain covered the window between the two rooms, so the intercom was the only means of communication.
    • Aside from a pair of drab grey curtains which covered the window over the sink, the room was free of decorations.
  • 2

    (as screen)
    cortina feminine
    the Iron Curtain la cortina de hierro Latin America
    • Perry sighed and started to walk behind the stage, where the curtain was closed and he was hid from view.
    • Unfortunately, it makes the front stage curtain look shabby.
    • A massive red curtain hung over the stage and Anna could hear the orchestra playing down below.
    • Grace sat at the spinning wheel in the center of the stage and the curtain rose, to reveal an abandoned Marguerite.
    • Ashley stepped out from behind the curtain on the stage and tapped on the microphone.
    • For the first time the audience was allowed behind the curtain of the stage.
    • Yukiko enters, and sees the empty stage, curtain folded across.
    • Two hold up the curtain that frames the scene, one lays out the child's clothes, and three arrange flowers in his crib.
    • He walked me on stage, opened the curtain a little bit and pointed to a seat.
    • As the rest of the Training Center filed out, I walked up onto the stage and behind the curtain.
    • With that, Sheena left the screen and the curtain was pulled back.
    • The manager of the club walked up in front of the curtain and made an introduction, ‘Alright, this is the moment you have all waited for!’
    • He was playing Max Bialystock and for whatever reason, that night there was a problem with the set, so Jason stepped out in front of the curtain.
    • About twenty minutes after they had arrived, a guitar chord was struck from behind the curtain covering the stage.
    • She slipped down off the stage and behind the curtain into the darkness of backstage.
    • This neat device allows a smooth transition between the numerous scenes but the curtain goes up and down like a yo-yo and becomes wearisome after a while.
    • That night, because Jocelyn's character didn't appear until the third scene, she stood on the side of the stage behind the curtain and peeked out quickly.
    • The magician invites the heckler up on stage, positions him directly in front of the curtain, and begins ‘hypnotising’ him.
    • So he took Roy and he put him back stage behind the curtain.
    • He goes into the audience and I go on stage behind the curtain that separates the band from the foyer.
  • 3

    telón masculine
    the curtain rises/falls sube / se levanta/baja / cae el telón
    • it's curtains for you/him estás/está acabado
    • to bring / ring down the curtain on sth (in theater) suspender las representaciones de algo
    • He was really desperately, desperately nervous and of course, he went on stage and the curtain went up and a ‘star was born’ can I say.
    • As the curtain rises we are greeted with a luscious scene of thousands of colours, silks and velvets, flowers and feathers, glass and jewels.
    • Even the cast seems to have been infected by the drab spirit that settles over the stage the moment the curtain rises.
    • When the curtain rises, the stage looks like a slaughterhouse.
    • As the curtain rose on the stage, Evan's brain actually functioned the way he had wanted it to for so long.
    • From her lonely entrance at the opening curtain, until the slaphappy denouement, she dominates the stage and virtually carries the show on her slim shoulders.
    • It was as if somebody had lowered the curtain and the actors had fallen out of their roles.
    • And just like that, CNN raised the curtain on the new faces of the network in front of its largest audience since the War.
    • The curtain raises on the opening scene with the cast gathered front of stage to a backdrop of trees, a small camp fire Flickering to one side.
    • Amanda, meanwhile, has only a few days to go before the curtain rises on her stage ‘comeback’.
    • Right from the curtain going up on the opening number, it is clear that Tommy the musical is here to rock Bradford.
    • This political party will take center stage when the curtain rises on their convention one week from today in Boston.
    • At last, the curtain is raised, and Jackson takes center stage and immediately owns the crowd.
    • And tonight the curtain will go up for the opening night of the open-air production in Blackpool's Stanley Park.
    • Butterflies flew through everyone's stomachs as the curtain rose on the stage.
    • I thought I was going to a movie, and I thought that when the curtain went up I would see a movie screen.
    • Of course, in Hollywood, nothing ever ends until the curtain comes down.
    • The curtain rises on the White House briefing room.
    • The stage is covered with a canvas, as if the scene presented as the curtain rises was captured by a linen frame.
    • After the introduction before the curtain, Scene 1 was the same as Scene 2 of Act I was.
  • 4

    (of rain) cortina feminine
    (of fog) manto masculine
    (of mystery, secrecy) halo masculine
    (of mystery, secrecy) velo masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (window/house) poner cortinas en