erguir en Inglés

Pronunciación
v. raise, erect; lift

Ejemplos

El roble siguió erguido después de la tormenta.
The oak tree remained standing after the storm.
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Cuando más, le dedicaba un bufido irónico al verla erguida en la puerta a la hora del atardecer contemplando el horizonte, ensangrentado por la muerte del sol,
The only notice that he ever took of her was to give an ironical snort when he happened to see her leaning at sunset against the doorway, looking at the reddening glow,
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Apenas le veía entrar en la Administración, saltaba de su asiento irguiéndose con militar rigidez. Todo estaba dispuesto a hacerlo.
As soon as he saw the manager entering the office he would leap from his seat, holding himself erect with military precision. He was always ready to do anything whatever.
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—Oye, gringo: ¿qué es eso de tu nobleza y demás macanas que le has contado a la niña? Karl abandonó el piano para erguirse y responder.
See here, gringo, what is all this nonsense about nobility which you have been telling my girl? Karl left the piano to stand upright and respond.
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¿No era mejor seguir como hasta entonces?... ¿No habían vivido en la santa paz de una familia unida?... El alemán, al escuchar su proposición, se irguió con orgullo.
Would it not be better for them all to continue living as before? Had they not lived most peaceably as a united family? The German received this suggestion by drawing himself up haughtily.
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El viejo ostentaba en la solapa la cinta verde y negra de 1870: la condecoración evocadora del remordimiento. Era alto, enjuto, y aún pretendía erguirse más poniendo un gesto fosco.
The father was wearing in his lapel the black and green ribbon of 1870, a decoration which always filled Desnoyers with remorse. He was tall and gaunt, but was still trying to hold himself erect, with a heavy frown.
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no se componía únicamente de mujeres. Desnoyers vió hombres de su edad, erguidos, graves, moviendo los labios, fijando en el altar una mirada vidriosa que reflejaba como estrellas perdidas las llamas de los cirios…
was not composed entirely of women. Desnoyers saw men of his age, pompous and grave, moving their lips and fixing steadfast eyes on the altar on which were reflected like lost stars, the flames of the candles.
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Estos insultos exteriores le hicieron erguirse, altivo, cruel, inexorable, contra aquel otro yo digno de su desprecio. Ladeó la cabeza: no quiso encontrar los ojos suplicantes de Margarita;
Such subconscious insults made him draw himself erect, in haughty, cruel and inexorable defiance against that other I who so richly deserved the judge's scorn. He turned his head away; he could not meet Marguerite's piteous eyes;
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El cura erguía su cuerpo pequeño y redondo, queriendo abarcar en una mirada de resignación las víctimas, los verdugos, la tierra entera, el cielo.
The priest was holding his little round body as erect as possible, wishing to embrace in a look of resignation the victims, the executioners, earth and heaven.
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Permaneció erguida ante su mesa, tímida, como si presintiese un peligro, pero haciendo esfuerzos para sonreir. Mientras tanto, Blumhardt le hablaba acariciándole las mejillas con sus manazas de hombre de pelea.
She stopped before the table, timid and shrinking as though she felt a presentiment of danger, but making an effort to smile. Blumhardt meanwhile chatted with her, and patted her cheeks with his great fighter paws;
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Sinónimos

enderezar: levantar, atirantar, afirmar, elevar, empinar, subir



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