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to polish something to a shine

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  • polish — [[t]pɒ̱lɪʃ[/t]] polishes, polishing, polished 1) N MASS Polish is a substance that you put on the surface of an object in order to clean it, protect it, and make it shine. The still air smelt faintly of furniture polish. ...soap powders,… …   English dictionary

  • polish — [päl′ish] vt. [ME polischen < inflected stem of OFr polir < L polire, to polish, prob. < IE base * pel , to drive, impel > FELT1] 1. a) to smooth and brighten, as by rubbing b) to coat with polish, wax, etc. and make bright or glossy… …   English World dictionary

  • shine — ► VERB (past and past part. shone or shined) 1) give out a bright light, or glow with reflected light. 2) direct (a torch or other light) somewhere. 3) (of a person s eyes) be bright with the expression of emotion. 4) excel at something. 5) ( …   English terms dictionary

  • polish — pol|ish1 [ palıʃ ] verb transitive * 1. ) to rub the surface of something in order to make it shine: They spend most of their time polishing shoes. 2. ) polish or polish up to improve a skill by practicing: He d spent the summer polishing his… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shine — shine1 S3 [ʃaın] v past tense and past participle shone [ʃɔn US ʃoun] [: Old English; Origin: scinan] 1.) to produce bright light ▪ The sun was shining . ▪ The moon shone brightly in the sky. shine in/on ▪ That lamp s shining in my eyes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shine — 1 verb past tense and past participle shone, 1 (I) to produce light: At last the sun was shining after weeks of rain. (+ in/on): That lamp s shining in my eyes. 2 (I) to look bright and shiny: a big basket of shining fish of every shape and size… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shine — [[t]ʃa͟ɪn[/t]] shines, shining, shined, shone (The past tense and past participle of the verb is shone, except for meaning 5 when it is shined.) 1) VERB When the sun or a light shines, it gives out bright light. It is a mild morning and the sun… …   English dictionary

  • polish — I UK [ˈpɒlɪʃ] / US [ˈpɑlɪʃ] verb [transitive] Word forms polish : present tense I/you/we/they polish he/she/it polishes present participle polishing past tense polished past participle polished * 1) to rub the surface of something in order to… …   English dictionary

  • polish — [ˈpɒlɪʃ] verb [T] I 1) to rub the surface of something in order to make it shine They spend most of their time polishing shoes.[/ex] 2) to improve a skill by practising He d spent the summer polishing his flying skills.[/ex] • polish sth off… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • shine — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, admiration, adoration, affection, afterglow, agape, air glow, antic, ardency, ardor, array, attachment, bathtub gin, be born for, be bright, be master of, be somebody, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shine — verb (past and past participle shone or shined) 1》 give out a bright light; glow with reflected light.     ↘direct (a torch or other light) somewhere.     ↘(of a person s eyes) be bright with the expression of emotion. 2》 [often as adjective… …   English new terms dictionary


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