refilón

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de refilón loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (oblicuamente) (peripheral vision)out of the corner of your eye exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (quickly)at a glance exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  catch a glimpse v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Lo vi de refilón pero no lo saludé.
 I saw him out of the corner of my eye, but I didn't say hello.
de refilón loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (de pasada)glance at vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  glancingly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 No creo que apruebe el examen porque me he leído los temas de refilón.
 I don't think I'll pass the test because I only glanced at the material.
 I don't think I'll pass the test because I only read the material glancingly.
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