Translation of underline in Spanish:

underline

subrayar, v.

Pronunciation /ʌndəˈlʌɪn//ˌəndərˈlaɪn/

transitive verb

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    (mistake/word) subrayar
    (difference/necessity/importance) subrayar
    (necessity/difference/importance) destacar
    (importance/difference/necessity) hacer hincapié en
    • Nevertheless, the sale seemed to underline their minor status.
    • I agree with not underlining in dialogue, but I disagree with authors not underlining words they wish to emphasise at all.
    • If you underline text to emphasize something but it is not an actual link, your readers will almost certainly be confused.
    • She was made a partner at just 25, underlining the fact that she is an excellent solicitor, displaying maturity and an understanding of the law and management of a law firm beyond her years.
    • I pick up my pen to underline some important points.
    • It served, however, to underline his credentials as the most dynamic figure in the new generation of Conservative politicians.
    • It also underlines the Government's objective to maintain farming as the backbone of a vibrant rural economy, and as the basis for a quality food industry capable of competing worldwide.
    • Almost week-in and week-out, aunt Maureen is always underlining her credentials as one of the most, if not the only, complete female performer on the local front.
    • The television figures underline the sustained popularity of the annual broadcasts from the festival and this year's programme attracted over 56 per cent of the Irish audience at its peak.
    • The grants involved are small but the decision to make more of them underlines the Government's determination to encourage public-private partnerships in all directions.
    • It is just completely wrong, this, and it indicates and underlines I am afraid how much some of those places need reform themselves.
    • ‘No more going home to an empty flat and no more dinners for one,’ he said, underlining his delight at being based at home again with his wife and two sons.
    • Anybody notice as your surfing around blogs that there are some words underlined?
    • Please indicate italics by underlining and indicate boldface by drawing a wavy line beneath the affected characters.
    • For some that meant moving from writing each idea on a separate line to using headers and underlining vocabulary words.
    • Recently leaders took part in a child protection training course, underlining the vital importance placed on ensuring the safety of all those youngsters who avail of the facilities.
    • Okay, so maybe I kind of went overboard by highlighting and underlining my own name in the playbill, but I can't help it!
    • These figures underline the ineffectiveness of prison as a deterrent and a reformer.
    • A recent poll in the magazine underlines this, claiming that 75 per cent of under-25s aspire to a job in the state sector.
    • I like the way he/she has underlined nearly every word in the final sentence.
    • Sometimes she would underline words, sentences, or passages.
    • He used the occasion of the completion of reform to underline the broader implications for world trade.
    • When taking tests, students should be encouraged to underline key words essay or short answer questions as this may help in focusing on critical pieces of a question.
    • These are impressive figures by any standard and underline the overall importance of this sector.
    • Copy the articles or excerpts by hand underlining those words and phrases that you think are significant in the creation of mood and/or atmosphere.
    • These shocking figures underline the need for the public to reduce, reuse and recycle.
    • I have also written to the head of the record company to convey my disgust and to underline that material like this must not be put on sale again.
    • Highlight important words and phrases with color, bolding, italics, underlining, etc.
    • These figures underline the fact that we are in the great boom in advertising for years, much greater than anything seen in 1999-2000.
    • Press adverts underlining the need for employers to designate a pension scheme before the Government deadline of October 2001, will run alongside the TV campaign.
    • He spent a great deal of time writing on his legal pad and aggressively underlining whatever he was writing.
    • This is good news for the consumer, underlining the importance of shopping around for the best quote.
    • I have underlined the words in both passages upon which Mr Scott places emphasis.
    • I think that it's important to start by underlining the important distinction between practice at the society scale and at the individual scale.