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Collins Spanish Dictionary- Complete & Unabridged
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sight

[saɪt]

  1. N

    1. (=eyesight) vista f

    2. (=act of seeing) vista f

    3. (=spectacle) espectáculo m

    4. (on gun) (often pl) mira f , alza f

    5. * (=a great deal)

  2. VT

    1. (Naut) [+ land] ver, divisar; [+ bird, rare animal] observar, ver; [+ person] ver

    2. (=aim)

  3. CPD

Examples from texts

J. D.,shouted the man with the buzz cut, catching sight of the cop, look!
–J. D. –gritó el hombre con el corte de pelo militar, viendo al policía–, ¡mira!
Sawyer, Robert / Calculating GodSawyer, Robert / El calculo de Dios
El calculo de Dios
Sawyer, Robert
© 2002 by Ediciones B, S.A.
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Calculating God
Sawyer, Robert
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
I remembered he had been horrified, and angered too, at the sight of the girl's body.
Recordé que, al ver el cadáver de la joven, se había mostrado horrorizado y colérico.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
At the first bend the village disappeared from sight and all she could see was a row of pines and the mountains multiplying in the night, all white, like nuns with no worldly ambitions.
A la primera curva la aldea desapareció de la vista y sólo quedó una hilera de pinos y las montañas que se duplicaban en la noche, todas blancas, como monjas que nada esperan del mundo.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
Macro turned and quickly stood to attention at the sight of his legate.
Macro se volvió y se puso rápidamente en posición de firmes al ver a su legado.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
The full Moon closest to the autumnal equinox became "the Harvest Moon," and it was always a welcome sight.
La Luna llena más cercana al equinoccio de otoño se transformó en la "Luna de la cosecha", y siempre fue un espectáculo digno de ver.
Organoleptic Testing: Assessment made through the sense organs (sight, smell, touch, taste).
Examen Organoléptico: Evaluación efectuada a través de los órganos de los sentidos (vista, olfato, tacto, paladar).
© FAO y OMS 2011
© FAO and WHO 2011
Somewhere nearby but out of sight, a band started playing, stopped abruptly, and began again only to halt in mid-cymbal crash.
En alguna parte una banda empezó a tocar, calló de golpe, empezó de nuevo y se detuvo con un estrépito de cimbales.
Simmons, Dan / Phases of GravitySimmons, Dan / Fases de Gravedad
Fases de Gravedad
Simmons, Dan
© 1991 Ediciones В S.A.
© 1989 by Dan Simmons
Phases of Gravity
Simmons, Dan
© 1989, 2001 by Dan Simmons
A brief vision of a stack of paperwork jumped into his sight like a mirage.
Tuvo una breve visión de una enorme pila de documentos.
Katzenbach, John / Just CauseKatzenbach, John / Juicio Final
Juicio Final
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
© Ediciones B, S. A., 2006
Just Cause
Katzenbach, John
© 1992 by John Katzenbach
The open door showed a dreadful sight.
La puerta estaba abierta y mostraba un espectáculo estremecedor.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
With no apologies for her stare, she drank in the sight of him: the tattooed slave bands around his wrists and neck, the gauge in his left earlobe, his obsidian eyes, his skull-trimmed hair.
Sin disculparse por mirarlo fijamente, ella se emborrachó con su visión: las bandas de esclavo tatuadas sobre las muñecas y el cuello, el aro en su oreja izquierda, los ojos de obsidiana, el pelo rapado.
Ward, J.R. / Lover AwakenedWard, J.R. / Amante Despierto
Amante Despierto
Ward, J.R.
Lover Awakened
Ward, J.R.
© Jessica Bird, 2006
There was no one else in sight, except for the guard in the booth at the entrance and his attention was focused in the opposite direction.
No había nadie más a la vista, excepto el guardia en la garita de la entrada y su atención estaba enfocada en la dirección opuesta.
Kellerman, Jonathan / When The Bough BreaksKellerman, Jonathan / La Rama Rota
La Rama Rota
Kellerman, Jonathan
When The Bough Breaks
Kellerman, Jonathan
© 1985 by Jonathan Kellerman
"It's going to be a beautiful sight," says Lika Guhathakurta of NASA's Heliophysics Division in Washington DC.
"Será una vista hermosa", dice Lika Guhathakurta, de la División de Heliofísica de la NASA, en Washington DC.
And then he stopped, took his cart, and headed off down Calle El Arroyo until the onlookers who had gathered around the ambulance lost sight of him.
Y cuando esto ocurrió se detuvo, agarró su carrito y se alejó por la calle El Arroyo hasta que los curiosos que se habían congregado alrededor de la ambulancia lo perdieron de vista.
Bolano, Roberto / 2666Bolano, Roberto / 2666
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 por herederos de Roberto Bolaño
2666
Bolano, Roberto
© 2004 by the heirs of Roberto Bolaño
© 2008 by Natasha Wimmer
I should think the mere sight of the elephants will unnerve and divert the Britons for long enough to enable the Praetorians to scale the defences.
Yo diría que sólo con ver a los elefantes los britanos se pondrán nerviosos y se distraerán el tiempo suficiente para permitir que los pretorianos escalen las defensas.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
He turned again, and could just catch sight beyond where Peter the Fireman was stretched out on the floor, of two uniformed police officers.
Se giró, y vio, más allá de donde Peter estaba tumbado en el suelo, a dos policías de uniforme.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach

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saɪtvistaExamples

to have good sight — tener buena vista
I'm losing my sight — estoy perdiendo la vista
to have poor sight — tener mala vista
to regain one's sight — recobrar la vista

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Collocations

telescopic sight
mira telescópica
in sight
a la vista
line of sight
visual
at first sight
a primera vista
know by sight
conocer de vista
lose sight of
perder de vista
catch sight of
avistar
catch sight of
divisar
catch sight of
ver
come into sight
aparecer
disappear from sight
perderse de vista
love at first sight
amor a primera vista
out of sight out of mind
ojos que no ven corazón que no siente

Word forms

sight

noun
SingularPlural
Common casesightsights
Possessive casesight'ssights'

sight

verb
Basic forms
Pastsighted
Imperativesight
Present Participle (Participle I)sighting
Past Participle (Participle II)sighted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I sightwe sight
you sightyou sight
he/she/it sightsthey sight
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am sightingwe are sighting
you are sightingyou are sighting
he/she/it is sightingthey are sighting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have sightedwe have sighted
you have sightedyou have sighted
he/she/it has sightedthey have sighted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been sightingwe have been sighting
you have been sightingyou have been sighting
he/she/it has been sightingthey have been sighting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I sightedwe sighted
you sightedyou sighted
he/she/it sightedthey sighted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was sightingwe were sighting
you were sightingyou were sighting
he/she/it was sightingthey were sighting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had sightedwe had sighted
you had sightedyou had sighted
he/she/it had sightedthey had sighted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been sightingwe had been sighting
you had been sightingyou had been sighting
he/she/it had been sightingthey had been sighting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will sightwe shall/will sight
you will sightyou will sight
he/she/it will sightthey will sight
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be sightingwe shall/will be sighting
you will be sightingyou will be sighting
he/she/it will be sightingthey will be sighting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have sightedwe shall/will have sighted
you will have sightedyou will have sighted
he/she/it will have sightedthey will have sighted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been sightingwe shall/will have been sighting
you will have been sightingyou will have been sighting
he/she/it will have been sightingthey will have been sighting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would sightwe should/would sight
you would sightyou would sight
he/she/it would sightthey would sight
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be sightingwe should/would be sighting
you would be sightingyou would be sighting
he/she/it would be sightingthey would be sighting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have sightedwe should/would have sighted
you would have sightedyou would have sighted
he/she/it would have sightedthey would have sighted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been sightingwe should/would have been sighting
you would have been sightingyou would have been sighting
he/she/it would have been sightingthey would have been sighting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am sightedwe are sighted
you are sightedyou are sighted
he/she/it is sightedthey are sighted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being sightedwe are being sighted
you are being sightedyou are being sighted
he/she/it is being sightedthey are being sighted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been sightedwe have been sighted
you have been sightedyou have been sighted
he/she/it has been sightedthey have been sighted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was sightedwe were sighted
you were sightedyou were sighted
he/she/it was sightedthey were sighted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being sightedwe were being sighted
you were being sightedyou were being sighted
he/she/it was being sightedthey were being sighted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been sightedwe had been sighted
you had been sightedyou had been sighted
he/she/it had been sightedthey had been sighted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be sightedwe shall/will be sighted
you will be sightedyou will be sighted
he/she/it will be sightedthey will be sighted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been sightedwe shall/will have been sighted
you will have been sightedyou will have been sighted
he/she/it will have been sightedthey will have been sighted