becoming

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From the verb become: (⇒ conjugate)
becoming is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

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InglésEspañol
becoming adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (attractive)favorecedor/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
 That's a very becoming hat. That blue dress is very becoming on you.
 Ese sombrero es muy favorecedor.
becoming adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (appropriate)adecuado/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
  apropiado/a adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa [b]grande[/b]", "mujer [b]alta[/b]").
Note: Often used with negatives
 My grandmother believed a lady should always act in a becoming manner.
 Mi abuela decía que una señora debe comportarse siempre de manera adecuada.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
become [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (grow to be [sth], [sb])volverse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
  convertirse en loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 That client is becoming quite a problem.
 Ese cliente se está volviendo un gran problema.
become [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (change into [sth], [sb])convertirse en v prnl + prep
  hacerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 The caterpillar became a moth.
 La oruga se convirtió en polilla.
become [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be appropriate, suitable)ser propio de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 It doesn't become a woman in your position to behave in that way.
 Ese comportamiento no es propio de mujeres en tu posición.
become [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." formal (suit, look good on [sb])quedarle algo a alguien loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  sentar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Your new suit becomes you very well.
 Tu nuevo traje te queda muy bien.
 Tu nuevo traje te sienta muy bien.
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Collocations: that [dress, shirt] is (not) becoming (on you), that is a (very) becoming [dress], got a becoming (new) [haircut, hairdo], more...

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