Dancing in spanish


pronunciation: bɑilɑndoʊ part of speech: noun
In gestures

dance2 = bailar, danzar. 

Example: I am too old any longer to play games or dance; my social life is restricted; and I cannot, as I used, take much interest in the future of the world, for I shan't live long enough to see what is going to happen in it.


» belly-dance = bailar la danza del vientre.

Example: The article 'Wear lipstick, have a tattoo, belly-dance, then get naked: the making of a virtual librarian' provides some pointers to interesting Internet sites and useful gateways dealing with images of librarians.

» dance + Posesivo + heart out = hartarse de bailar, bailar hasta caer muerto, bailar hasta rendirse.

Example: After dancing his heart out for an hour or two, and drinking more beers than he should, he flaked out earlier than most.

» dance + Posesivo + socks off = hartarse de bailar, disfrutar bailando, bailar hasta caer muerto, bailar hasta rendirse.

Example: Then, Nathan spontaneously offered to take her out for her birthday and dance her socks off.

» dance with + death = tentar (a) la suerte, desafiar a la suerte, meterse en la boca del lobo.

Example: When there are so many threats to life such as war, famine and disease, why are we seeking to dance with death?.

» dance with + snakes = tentar (a) la suerte, desafiar a la suerte, meterse en la boca del lobo.

Example: If there was ever an idiot who stuck her head in the lion's mouth, went swimming with sharks, or dancing with snakes, it would be her.

» dance with + the devil = tentar (a) la suerte, desafiar a la suerte, meterse en la boca del lobo.

Example: The article 'Dancing with the devil' discusses the difficult relationship which writers have traditionally had with Hollywood film studios.

» if you dance, you must pay the piper = cría cuervos y te sacarán los ojos; el que la hace, la paga; donde las dan, las toman; cosechas lo que siembras; el mundo da muchas vueltas; siembra vientos y recogerás tempestades, aquellos polvos traen estos lodos.

Example: And as the old saying goes: 'If you dance, you must pay the piper' .

dancing = baile. 

Example: He started off as one of the weaker performers, but as his confidence grows each week, his dancing has become more assertive, too.


» ballroom dancing = bailes de salón.

Example: If your teenager is shy, has few friends or has difficulties socializing with her peers, an activity such as ballroom dancing might help her develop social skills.
Dancing synonyms:
dance in spanish: danza, pronunciation: dæns part of speech: noun, verb active in spanish: activo, pronunciation: æktɪv part of speech: adjective terpsichore in spanish: Terpsichore, pronunciation: tɜrpsɪkɜri part of speech: noun
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