English vocabulary and translations (See all)
The sun is shining, the birds are singing... what a beautiful day!
to shine shoes: to clean, to polish shoes
to shine through (the darkness): to appear as a light through (the darkness)
to shine through also means 'to appear', 'to stand out'.
UK: Stop shining your torch in my eyes.
US: The sun shone on every day of our vacation
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- "I have an appointment to have my shoes shined at 3:00, and I don't like to be rushed."
- "As for today, look for partly cloudy skies, with a few rays of sun shining through in the afternoon: highs of 60, 62."
- "Despite his humble beginnings in the deepest, darkest Amazon, General Oléré stood out like a shining star."
- "Good luck, and don't forget to shine your shoes!"
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