In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(passport/scar/photograph) mostrar(scar/passport/photograph) enseñar(scar) mostrarto show sb sth, to show sth to sb — mostrarle algo a algn
- I showed Ellen my new dress — le mostré / le enseñé mi vestido nuevo a Ellen
- show me the letter — muéstrame / enséñame la carta
- show me where it hurts — indíqueme / muéstreme dónde le duele
- He showed his press card stating that he was a journalist with a well-known magazine.
- Four of the group began looking at a car and the officer confronted them, saying, ‘Stop, police,’ and showing his warrant card.
- Her arms, neck, and everything else that showed was white, from the obvious cold.
- The man's eyes rolled back so only the whites showed and more blood ran down the brick wall behind him.
- They check our bags and ask us our names and we have to show them our identity cards.
- Suddenly the girl's face brightened and she smiled widely, showing extremely white teeth.
- When the policeman asked for his driving license, the man showed his residence card.
- Since then, he has failed to show me figures to justify his criticisms.
- Many bands feel the need to cover the whole screen with pictures so that no white shows on the front page.
- It was carved in the shape of an open mouth, thick red lips stretched in a silent scream, white teeth showing beneath and a black gaping hole.
- He was wearing a blue hooded top with the hood up and a white baseball cap peak showing underneath.
- We are planning to attract a bigger audience - records are kept of all visitors and are shown to the artists.
- Yet it should all have been so simple when I went into my local branch in early June and showed them my card.
- I'm taken aback - even in bureaucratic Belgium you don't have to show your identity card to go for a pee.
- He does this by hurling himself to the floor, arms and legs flailing, with only the whites of his eyes showing.
- Immediately after showing them her card, Baird was asked to design an entire line.
- This is the thing about any light-colored product; yes it shows the dirt; however, a dark-colored product gets just as dirty, but you may not be able to see it.
- A loud neigh erupted from the horse as it yanked away, whites of the eyes showing and ears back.
- She smiled brightly, white straight teeth showing behind pale pink lips.
- So we did it and at the end, when we showed him the film, he said he liked it and that we had a very good sense of structure.
- I showed them my identity card from the government of President Karsai.
- I couldn't help it; I started laughing at my very visible blue bra showing clearly through my soaked shirt.
- She told us all about his adventures in the war, and showed us documents to prove it all.
- I have an oatmeal-colored carpet so the dirt shows quite easily.
- His clothes were soaked and his six-pack showed clearly through his T-shirt.
- Black being a darker color will always show the dirt faster.
- This livery, like that introduced in 1974, showed every speck of dirt on the bus and lasted until late 1999.
- Of course he found gold and to prove it he showed us a box containing about a hundred nuggets - none bigger than a grain of rice.
- At that stage, parents can show pictures on cards to their children, and talk to them about each of them.
- He turns and sees me and flashes me a big smile that shows all his perfect white teeth.
- The doe took off, alarmed, at a breakneck pace, the whites of her eyes showing.
- Officers had been shown a dirty white T-shirt which he said he had worn on the day his girlfriend vanished.
- She led me upstairs and showed me a narrow room with a long line of narrow cots.
- Christina's face also lit up at the sight of Kimberly and she grinned broadly, showing perfect white teeth, as she hugged her tightly.
- He's about to get thrown out of his apartment, he explained, showing me his lease.
- Police were called and were shown property deeds indicating the public right of way.
- They show conspicuous white edgings in the wing-coverts and an absence of a white neck-patch.
- Mrs Tunstall offered to show them a video of children in care, but villagers shouted that they did not want to see it.
- He grinned, showing even white teeth complementing his tanned skin.
1.2(feelings) demostrar(feelings) exteriorizar(feelings) expresar(taste/enthusiasm/interest) demostrar(interest/enthusiasm/taste) mostrarshe showed great courage — demostró (tener) gran valor
- she showed them no kindness — no se mostró nada amable con ellos
- he shows her no respect — no le tiene ningún respeto
- could you show me the way to the station? — ¿me podría indicar cómo se llega a la estación?
- to show signs of sth
- he began to show signs of fatigue — empezó a dar muestras de estar agotado
- the government shows every sign of capitulating — todo parece indicar que el gobierno va a claudicar
- the economy shows no sign(s) of improvement — la economía no da señales de recuperarse
- Temperamental, vain and self-obsessed, she shows little sign of an interior life or interests.
- The man who preached love and showed compassion received neither.
- So far, however, neither arts council nor local authority shows any inclination to offer additional support.
- The footballer bit his lip but showed no other signs of emotion when the verdict was delivered.
- The crowd shuffled and mumbled and showed few signs of vitality.
- Most of us up grow up in a society that rarely allows us to show our true feelings.
- After all, he and his wife have already shown an interest in the subject.
- None of the other prisoners thought he showed any sign of being suicidal, although he was quieter on the night before his death.
- He showed no emotion as he received two life sentences for the double child murder.
- Makoto has also shown a fiery competitive spirit in racing that does not rely on dangerous kamikaze tactics.
- She had always been the strong one who hated showing her emotions and it broke my mother's heart watching her fall to pieces and not being able to make all her pain and suffering go away.
- They were also different in their attitudes about emotions, showing affection, and sex.
- One change for the nurses is that it is now acceptable for them to show their own emotions.
- With the determination she's shown in the last few months, she's proved nothing's impossible.
- A guy was standing in her way, eyes showing amazement and some emotion that looked like relief.
- Whatever she said, whatever happened, he would accept it - showing no emotion.
- The teenager, wearing a pink jacket, showed no signs of emotion as she was given a two-year sentence.
- The documentaries are also unusually moving, showing the sadness and emotion of the cast and crew as they came to their last day on set, and their reluctance to let go.
- The nurse, clad in a pale brown skirt suit, showed little emotion during the ruling, which took an hour and a quarter to read.
- He remained composed and showed no emotion as he was taken away by prison officers to begin his life sentence.
- Like a typical American wife, she showed her irritation and hurt, right there in the airport lobby.
1.3(to allow to be seen)this carpet shows every mark — en esta alfombra se notan todas las marcas
- a color that shows the dirt — un color muy sucio / delicado
- he's started to show his age — se le han empezado a notar los años
2.1(to depict, to present)this photo shows her working in her garden — en esta foto está trabajando en el jardín
- does the map show places of interest? — ¿están señalados / marcados en el mapa los lugares de interés?
- as shown in fig. 2 — como se indica / se muestra en la figura 2
2.2(to register)(indicator/barometer/dial) marcar(dial/barometer/indicator) señalar(dial/barometer/indicator) indicar(loss/profit) arrojarthe fuel light's showing red — la luz del combustible está en rojo
- In the upper right of my vision the standard clock icon appeared, showing me the time of the recording, counting me forwards.
- Above them is the status display, showing the number of ‘exposures’ you have left, battery charge and image size.
- The toner indicators on the built-in display showed a fair bit of life left in them.
- She looked up at a clock and it showed her she only had fifteen seconds left.
- He was very keen on selling me a desktop clock which would show me the time in Bangkok.
- Progress up and down the five-speed box is tracked by an indicator on the dashboard showing you what gear you're in.
- She glanced at the speed limit sign, which showed a 50 in a big red circle.
- Turn left here to reach a view indicator showing the Grampians, Cairngorms and Perthshire mountains.
- Some drivers have been reported deliberately speeding up when they see the signs to make them show a high speed.
- He said signs showing the various speed limits will be set up across the island, if the speed limit becomes effective.
3.1(to demonstrate)(truth/importance) demostraryou have to show that you understand — tienes que demostrar que entiendes
- independent research has shown that … — estudios independientes han demostrado que …
- A recent safety blitz by health and safety inspectors showed scaffold and roof workers were the worst offenders.
- It doesn't take all that long to pick up, and it takes a lot longer to explain than it does to just show you.
- ‘Shipley has been shown by government figures to need more childcare places,’ he said.
- Kay watched over them and I saw one of the boys showing her how to throw daggers.
- It has been shown in a survey conducted by the National Gallery that its patrons spend an average of six to seven seconds looking at each painting.
- There is one set of figures showing somebody earned £23,000 above their basic pay.
- Sometimes training your staff is as simple as explaining a new policy and showing everyone how to implement it.
- The hi-tech giant today revealed half-year results showing a rise in pre-tax profits and a fall in debts.
- They have shown that the great white shark is not a mindless killer, and its positive profile is now higher than ever.
- He took the time to explain what each tool was called and showed her how to use them.
- When she was ready she showed Amy how to use it and warned her of the dangers.
- Recent inspections of troops have shown them to be tough, well trained, and in good fettle.
- Six important manuscripts by the late Sir Arthur Conan Doyle have been revealed, showing a new side to the creator of ‘Sherlock Holmes’.
- Having struggled to maintain their status for the past number of years, Cloneen have been showing a much more competitive edge this season.
- The visitors will also be handing out shower cards, showing men how to examine for testicular cancer, and using state-of-the-art scales to measure body mass.
- It's a pretty good job although a closer inspection shows it to be a fake.
- Apart from showing the artist's immense talent as a painter, the exhibition aims to show that Turner was also a very astute businessman.
- I think he took great delight in showing us poor city boys how it is done.
- Figures showed they were also three times more likely to lose their appeals.
- Now he will show other Scots the benefits of eating wholesome food.
- The restaurant will have to pass an inspection showing the rats have been got rid of before it can reopen to the public.
- Here is the URL to our online training video with him explaining and showing you what you need to do.
- Figures show North Yorkshire's roads are among the most dangerous in the country.
- Teach me - show me how you do that stuff - never have I heard a player such as you.
- And so the two American boys really showed us how to do it, and we learnt dramatically from those lessons.
- It shows that white South Africans in the Apartheid era were a pretty nervous lot.
- He points to statistics showing that white cops kill fewer blacks than black cops do.
- The first study fell short of showing a statistically significant benefit.
- Figures showed it has once again hit all nine key targets to clinch its three-star rating.
- The pair are at their best when showing you how to conduct such a discussion so that it has a chance of success.
- A closer look at the census figures shows a much more disturbing trend.
- Peter had half explained and half shown me what had happened to him over the past two years.
- A recent report shows that visible minorities are much more likely to come in contact with police here.
- In the past the bride's parents helped to cover the costs of the wedding but the new figures show this is a fading tradition.
3.2(to teach)enseñarI showed her how to do it — le enseñé cómo se hacía
- I'll show them! — ¡ya van a ver!
4(to indicate the way)+ adverbial complement he showed us to our seats — nos llevó / nos acompañó hasta nuestros asientos
- to show sb in — hacer pasar a algn
- to show sb out — acompañar a algn a la puerta
- I'll show myself out — no hace falta que me acompañes
- she showed him into the office/out of the house — lo hizo pasar a la oficina/lo acompañó hasta la salida
- to show sb over a building — mostrarle / enseñarle a algn un edificio
- they showed us around the church — nos mostraron el interior de la iglesia
- He shows me in, indicating where he welcomes his home-movie enthusiasts.
- None of the three girls said a word as the butler returned and offered to show them to their rooms.
- On arrival, I was handed a pair of pink pyjamas, which all the patients wear, and was shown to the huge dormitory.
5.1(to screen)(movie) dar(movie) pasar(movie) proyectar formal(movie) poner Spain(program) dar(program) poner Spain(program) emitir formal(slides) pasar(slides) proyectar formalthey showed the game on TV — dieron el partido por televisión
- when the movie was first shown — cuando se estrenó la película
- The Trades Unions Congress was shown live on national television.
- Usually the films are shown in Indian cinemas with a lengthy intermission between the two parts.
- Their newsreel films were shown both in Britain and to the troops in France.
- Mr Denbow said his multiplex was devoting six of its 12 screens to showing the films in an effort to meet demand.
- The two films being shown at this festival date back to his early South Korea days.
- What took place then was shown on television screens as it happened around the world.
- On the night before his film is shown at a local festival, John stops by his old pal Vince's motel room to catch up on old times.
- If there are going to be arrests, I would suggest starting with the local television that showed the film.
- It exists wherever films are shown, talked and written about, which is just about everywhere.
- Plus, if you cut out the swearing and pointless nudity, I see no reason why this film cannot be shown on Saturday morning TV.
- Silent films are also shown, accompanied by live musical performances.
- The resulting film was so unsettling that it took half a century for the original cut of the film to be shown.
- Baxter turned to producing and directing children's films intended to be shown at Rank's children's cinema clubs.
- There was a rumor that the first trailer for the film would be shown, but no such luck.
- It is a beautifully shot, finely edited little gem that will eventually be shown on television.
- If your local theater isn't showing the film, call them and let them know that you would like to see it and you'd like them to show it.
- The race will be shown on big screens and televisions around the grounds.
- My films were shown in Europe, but I believe most European audiences could not understand them.
- The scenes were filmed for a police appeal on BBC's Crimewatch programme to be shown on national television on Wednesday night.
- The matter was taken to the House of Commons, and the film was not shown again by the BBC for over a year.
- Vandals have attempted arson and have stoned theaters that are showing the film.
- The film is also scheduled to be shown at festivals and competitions as far afield as Sydney.
- In many respects, this is the reverse of what used to happen when films were shown on television.
- The big distributors are only after money and to do this they have to show American films.
- The documentary will be shown after their competition debut.
- It's a dark theatre and you can't see anything, not to mention the film that's being shown on the screen.
- It was shown on BBC television and was to be her final film.
5.2(to exhibit)(paintings/sculpture) exponer(paintings/sculpture) exhibir(fashions) presentar(dog/horse) presentar(horse/dog) exponer
- Dr Dewes hoped the exhibition would be shown around the world once it closed in Christchurch in November.
- She stressed how significant it was for the exhibition to be shown first in Christchurch.
- The photographs will be shown in the exhibition room of Darwen library from November 3 to November 21.
- Others were painted by artists who are now largely forgotten, but who are shown to fresh advantage in the new display.
- They have been shown in 22 exhibitions in Europe and the United States.
- A stunning display of David Hockney portraits is to be shown at a new exhibition in the National Portrait Gallery next year.
- Davidson at that time was showing Seattle artist John Grade, who last fall had his first museum solo at the Boise Art Museum.
- The archive will be digitally catalogued to be shown in virtual exhibitions and the project should be open to the public in spring 2003.
- Fuchs has achieved an international reputation, his work having been shown in one-man exhibitions in numerous countries.
- Here, five international artists are being shown together.
- Many masterpieces by prominent Bulgarian artists will be shown until September.
- Eugen Morosow's works had great success and were shown in numerous exhibitions.
- Its publication is also the launchpad for an exhibition that has been shown in Madrid and Seville and will be coming to London early next year.
- A cross section of the photographs will be shown at an exhibition in Muckross Church at Easter time.
- Work by potters Neil Richardson and Mick Morgan was shown, but the artists were unable to attend the viewing.
- The graffiti that Scottish councils are fighting against is generally not the artistic type shown in this exhibition.
- The authors have already received offers to show their work in the U.S. and Canada.
- They haven't a clue that the current professors are practicing artists who are widely shown around the world.
- Next month, the company's new ranges will be shown at an international exhibition at Lake Como, Italy.
- They are not on permanent display, but are occasionally shown as part of an exhibition.
6(to give)(reason/cause) alegar(proof) presentar
1(to be visible)(stains/dirt) verse(stains/dirt) notarse(scars/emotions) notarsea small dimple showed when he smiled — se le hacía un hoyuelo en la mejilla cuando sonreía
- doubt showed on his face — se le notó que no estaba muy convencido
- your/her slip is showing — se te/le ve la combinación
- you let your feelings show too much — dejas transparentar demasiado lo que sientes
- I painted the door in a hurry — yes, it shows! — pinté la puerta deprisa y corriendo — ¡sí, se nota! / ¡sí, y así quedó!
- to show through — verse
2.1(to be screened)it's showing at the Trocadero — la están dando en el Trocadero
- now showing all over London — ahora en salas de todas las zonas de Londres
- With five films regularly showing in the new cinema complex there is sure to be something to suit everyone's taste.
- There are films showing in the private cinemas my father had to build.
- The film is showing as part of a Janet Leigh season.
- A large number of silent films were also showing at picture houses all over Bradford.
- Mattie was absorbed in whatever film was showing on the plane.
- A short season of recent Italian films is showing in London this month.
- The festival closes on Sunday and some of these films don't show after tonight.
- Like Blackboards, both films showed in Cannes and were jointly awarded the Camera d'Or for best debut feature.
- One might look to two youth-themed Czech films showing as part of a package of Czech cinema at Metro.
- It is akin to covering one's ears, or more to point, running in and out of the theater while the film is showing.
- Unfortunately for me, the new Harry Potter film was showing on the train and, although the views were great, sadly, I couldn't help but watch the film.
- This film showed at the London Lesbian and Gay film festival this year to a rather uncrowded house, who left in stunned silence at the end.
- What that means, essentially, is that if a film is showing at a cinema in New Zealand, no DVD or video of that film can be brought in.
2.2(to exhibit)(artists) exponer(artists) exhibir(fashion designer) presentar su colección
3informal(to turn up)aparecer
- One of those who might have defended his appointment did not show at the conference.
- She asked Amanda to throw a welcome dinner for her and the plan was for a certain gorgeous actor to come along to the party last weekend, but he didn't show.
- I was waiting for him at 7 sharp, but he didn't show.
- Tension was high even before kick-off as the appointed referee failed to show.
- But he failed to show for his June sentencing.
4Horse Racingllegar en tercer lugar
1(to become visible)(person) asomarse(person) dejarse ver(defect) notarse
2demostrar serresultar serhe showed himself to be a great player — se reveló como un gran jugador
- she showed herself (to be) totally unscrupulous — resultó ser una persona sin escrúpulos de ningún tipo
- Because the state reserves to itself exclusive entitlement to command obedience, it shows itself intolerant toward all institutions other than itself.
- In demonstrating his versatility, he shows himself to be as much skillful artisan as easy-going metaphysician.
- ‘But Bremer soon showed himself closely aligned to the generals, as well as to the neo-cons in Washington and their allies in Jerusalem’.
- As the world environment grows more tense than it has been since the end of the Cold War, the UN shows itself hopelessly inefficient at tackling such threats.
- She soon shows herself rather more sophisticated than he is.
- It soon showed itself as outdated as the regime it was seeking to challenge.
- The film is a success because it shows itself a work of love.
- The new party chief for Moscow was Boris Yeltsin, a combative apparatchik in his previous post as head of the Sverdlovsk party organization, but soon showing himself as an implacable enemy of the deep-seated corruption he found in Moscow.
- The youths, for their part, must show themselves worthy to receive the mantle of leadership because with elevation comes extra responsibility.
- My own view is that both aims can be achieved, but only on two conditions: one, that government shows itself to be properly supportive of real quality, even if it does not always understand it.
- It shows itself able to function as a flexible vehicle for themes and concerns both timely and timeless; it's as evocative of airplane disasters as of the fall of Icarus.
- The body of MEPs frequently shows itself to be very poor in representing those who have elected it, preferring often to be swayed by the myriad lobbyists that cajole and persuade or by their national governments.
- The emperor's talent for showing himself open to all cultures was also well demonstrated by his relationships with the Jesuits.
- Until the Church shows itself proud enough of its faith to impose a limit to its tolerance, it will never earn the respect of other religions, and it will continue to be the victim of such crass attacks.
(exhibition)exposición feminineagricultural show — feria agrícola y ganadera feminine
- air show — exhibición acrobática aérea
- boat show — salón náutico
- fashion show — desfile de modelos
- horse show — concurso hípico
- before noun show house / home — casa piloto
- There are 16 qualifying shows for this event and this should be a huge attraction both on a local and national level.
- Young Farmers classes are still an important part of local agricultural shows today.
- The 43rd annual show will include refreshments, a plant sale, a tombola and a raffle.
- She said the financial health of at least 20 of Yorkshire's annual agricultural shows would be severely affected.
- Livestock remains the nucleus of the event, with many animals already prizewinners from other top shows.
- Many say they face a bleak summer after the cancellation of a string of agricultural shows across the county.
- You cannot hold an agricultural show without temporary accommodation or without providing alcohol.
- We have had a fantastic summer for the agricultural shows.
- In cat or dog shows such as Crufts, the contestants are judged purely on features of the breed.
- Perhaps, today should mark the start of a new era for our local agricultural show.
- The historic rooms are home to small shows and cultural events such as talks and seminars.
- The Essex Cat Club judged 421 cats in its annual show at Towerlands Theatre, Braintree.
- His friend is also involved with the Royal Horticultural Society, which organises the major shows throughout the country.
- This is an event you mostly only get to see at the agricultural shows around Australia.
- At their annual cultural show, I am blown away at their singing and dancing ability.
- Mr Rice added he had also taken the tank to several military shows including events at Tilbury Fort and Battlesbridge.
- Children as young as three will be taking part in a singing and dancing show tonight.
- She and her husband used to have what was, for the Dales, a big farm, with cattle that won prizes at local agricultural shows.
- Yet another agricultural show has fallen victim to the foot and mouth disease crisis.
- Huge crowds came from all over Kerry to witness the largest animal show in Europe.
- It has been a winner at several shows and a small display of the plants will be seen this year at the Ancient Society's July show.
- Highlights also included majorettes, a steel band, a fun dog show and a tug-of-war competition.
- Most visitors to the annual motor show in the city were amused by what seemed to be a pygmy four-wheeler.
2.1(stage production)espectáculo masculineto put on a show — montar un espectáculo
- on with the show! — ¡que empiece/siga la función!
- the show must go on — hay que seguir adelante
- It will be directed by Susan Stroman, who directed the stage shows.
- They staged similar shows in Macintyre's home town of Nairn in 1999 and in Forres two years ago.
- Australian Tim Minchin won the best newcomer award for his musical show ‘Darkness’.
- He fondly recalls his first foray into musicals being a show about a snowman in which he had to throw pieces of paper as pretend snow.
- I was fortunate to have an inspiring English teacher at school in Dublin who staged our school shows.
- His image is captured in some of the photographs of the musical shows which were held in the Town Hall before World War Two.
- By the time he graduated he was already making good money from his London stage shows.
- Then they would have experienced what it is like to stand on stage, put a show together, direct one or write one.
- As a result of these discussions it was decided that it was appropriate to stage the show in a more intimate setting than the school hall.
- We would stage shows, sell tickets and use the money we made for costumes.
- Amy will perform songs from the musicals and the stage show will include a date in her home town Bolton this summer.
- He had one persistent problem: He had no money to stage his shows or pay his actors.
- A hundred free tickets were given away - and demand was so high that they could have staged several other shows.
- At one end there is a stage where puppet shows are regularly held.
- Joelle Richmond plays the title role in the traditional family show ‘Puss in Boots’ next Wednesday to Saturday.
- Seán is well known on the musical circuit and is an instantly recognisable figure on stage and in shows all over Ireland.
- As the film's cult appeal has grown, the stage show has also continued evolving.
- Two thought-provoking shows are being staged in Chipping Norton this weekend.
- He performed his first stage show when he was only four and began hitch-hiking at the age of three.
- A variety show was staged at York Rugby League Club's Wigginton Road ground.
2.2(on television, radio)programa masculinecomedy show — programa cómico masculine
- the Olga Winters Show — el show de Olga Winters
- Paul is producing comedy shows for BBC Television and has been involved in encouraging new talent.
- For the past thirty years, David Croft has been responsible for some of the most popular comedy shows on British television.
- He has appeared on magazine covers, commercials and television shows.
- He continues to make regular guest appearances on a wide range of television shows.
- I am not a regular listener to his radio show, but when I do tune in I tend to like his irreverent style.
- Indeed, his expertise and views are regularly sought both on radio and television shows.
- The business of putting sponsors' products in television shows has been around a long time.
- In a very short space of time it has become one of the most talked about shows on television and the feedback from the audience has been fantastic.
- I also appeared on radio shows and cable-access television stations throughout the state.
- Three BBC Radio Norfolk presenters are swapping seats to present new shows at the radio station from 8 July.
- He was, however, fantastically popular in the London area for his regular shows on Capital Radio.
- I think I preferred him when he was on those Radio 4 comedy shows.
- He has worked as a presenter in some television shows and as an actor and film director.
- Chris Evans is to present two shows for BBC Radio 2 over the Easter bank holiday.
- The students recorded an hour-long show for the radio station from their school.
- The company said it has produced a record number of shows, on both television and radio, on all of the major British networks.
- I've been invited to a screening tonight of some new television shows and commercials.
- At one stage they both had their own radio and television shows in Sydney catering for the Irish ex-pats.
- Stan has been handed a role in another ITV-commissioned show still in production.
- The two met on the comedy circuit and were given their own show on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.
- Today, having notched up a number of performances on television and stage, Marianne has begun contributing to radio shows.
- He was a man of independent thought who formed his own opinions and was not a man to be swayed by the suave takers so beloved of some television shows.
3(spectacle)espectáculo masculinein summer her garden makes a colorful show — en verano su jardín es una explosión de color
- We have two crocuses that have bloomed and the primulas are putting on a brave show of colour.
- All of these sites are now dominated by buffel and couch grass so that spectacular shows of native flora are but a memory.
- Her favourite perennials are lilies which put on a show of colour before the annuals get into full swing.
- Not only that, but each June they put on a spectacular show as they burst into misty pale lilac bloom.
4.1(display)muestra femininedemostración femininea show of force — un despliegue / una demostración de fuerza
4.2(outward appearance)I made a show of enthusiasm — fingí estar entusiasmado
- his concern's all show — su preocupación es puro teatro / pura apariencia
- you put on a good show — hiciste un buen papel
4.3(ostentation)alarde masculineshe made a great show of her generosity — hizo gran alarde de su generosidad
- their plush office is simply for show — su elegante oficina es solo para darse tono
- with a great show of indignation — con grandes muestras de indignación
- To say he is all show and no substance is a pretty naive remark too.
- He put on a show of bravado, but inwardly he was seeking any way out of his predicament.
- The show of amity presented by the two men on the front bench yesterday was just that: a show.
- As soon as he walked in all cameras focused on him and his hero pals made an exaggerated show of affection towards him.
- She resolutely ignores me, making a theatrical show of turning away and yawning.
5.1informal (activity, organization)asunto masculineit's my show, so don't interfere — es asunto mío, así que no te metas
- Obviously, I don't run the show (thank God, you're thinking), and it's a free country.
- Who's running this show, anyway?
5.2British informal (performance)to put up a good/poor show — defenderse bien/mal
- good show! — ¡bravo!
- poor show! — ¡qué mal!
6Medicinedesprendimiento del tapón mucoso masculine
- Some women notice a bit of mucus in their pants and may not realise it's a show.
- How long after having a show did you do into labour?
(third place)tercer premio masculine
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