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Lengua inglesa
shine
verb (shone or in sense 4 shined , shining )
1 intr to give out or reflect light; to beam with a steady radiance.
2 to direct the light from something They shone the torch around the room .
3 to be bright; to glow Her face shone with joy .
4 to make bright and gleaming by polishing.
5 intr to be outstandingly impressive in ability; to excel She shines at maths .
6 intr to be clear or conspicuous Praise shone from his commentary .
noun
1 shining quality; brightness or lustre.
2 an act or process of polishing.
[Anglo-Saxon scinan ]
come rain or shine see under rain.
take a shine to someone colloq to like or fancy them on first acquaintance.


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