Translation of pose in Spanish:


representar, v.

Pronunciation /poʊz/ /pəʊz/

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transitive verb

  • 1

    (threat) representar
    (problem/question) plantear
    • ‘You're really enjoying that, aren't you,’ said Graham, making a statement rather than posing a question.
    • And his statement poses vital questions: What does it mean to be a young American citizen in this age?
    • In other words, research is done in order to answer questions posed by theoretical considerations.
    • We the electorate now have a chance to pose questions and raise the political debate on this issue in the run up to the forthcoming election.
    • Once I had posed the question Rose was willing to talk about looking for a place in York Place or Priory Gardens.
    • Six questions are now posed for our consideration.
    • This is a book that poses important questions and raises crucial concerns about our understanding of this period.
    • Better put, the questions being posed by the advance of biotechnology are human questions for all of us.
    • Second, their willingness to pose such questions suggests that there is considerable interest among their constituents on this issue.
    • He was not afraid to raise the most controversial questions posed by medical ethics nor to probe the current boundaries of medical practice.
    • Catching my breath, I turned to my true love and finally posed the question that anyone else would have raised many hours earlier.
    • An Asian film festival approached from any angle is bound to pose questions of a social and political nature, and raise problematic issues surrounding ethnic identity.
    • As well as raising the possibility of an early leadership challenge, it poses serious questions about the ability of the government ever to guarantee a secure retirement for millions of workers.
    • He said: ‘The fire authority must now pose some serious questions about how the whole matter was handled.’
    • These issues are likely to include both the immediate ethical dilemmas of medical practice and wider policy issues, such as the ethical questions posed by advances in genetics.
    • But just as soon as the question is posed, it is mooted by Amis's perspectives on the cosmic and the mundane.
    • The moderator can then select the questions to be asked and call on the individuals who submitted them to actually pose the questions to the candidates.
    • By indirectly posing this question in the film, Rouch compels us to wonder about ‘magical’ possibilities.
    • Note that the speaker is posing a question - it is not a statement of doubt, but a query.
    • You have posed a counterfactual question, an imaginary question.
    • Since then, it seems the Government has become wiser to the problem posed by the presence of too many ‘culturally incompatible’ foreigners.
    • Among the major considerations to be taken into account would be the rate base of the town and at present that could pose problems.
    • But the disclosures posed presentational problems for the Prime Minister as he made the case for university top-up fees.
    • Even if Swann and White still can rush the passer, their presence poses some problems.
    • The language skirts the problem posed by the U.S. constitutional prohibition on U.S. forces being under the command of a foreign commander.
    • However, by her own admission, she too was aware of the potential danger posed by their presence.
    • Given that he has not been charged and that there has been no evidence presented that he poses any danger to the community, I would expect him to win it.
    • This bulging population poses a big problem for the city.
    • Sometimes, his remarkable hospitality poses problems for his visitors.
    • The ageing population will pose an increasing problem.
    • Although reports indicated he posed a risk at present there was some hope for the future because he was studying and working hard in custody, and had a supportive family.
    • They advise against the sales of items that could be faulty and pose a danger risk like the brakes failing on a pushchair.
    • Aside from the low number of patients in each study, the heterogeneity of these populations of patients poses a problem for interpreting the data.
    • A leader in the magazine even suggests that Camilla's Roman Catholicism will pose no constitutional difficulty.
    • However, despite the grave and imminent danger posed by this threat, the national threat-levels are not going to be raised.
    • In court you will also have to demonstrate that the tree poses a risk or danger to you.
    • To justify the death penalty, the Texas sentencing jury has to find that the defendant will always pose a risk of danger to others.
    • A careful consideration of all the relevant objective evidence indicates to us that the present conditions pose no risk on removal to persons like the appellant.
    • Concerns about the nuisance and danger posed by fireworks could lead to new laws laying down major restrictions on their sale and use.
    • In the 1970s lead also posed a serious problem, making up some 40 per cent of the total costs.
  • 2

    Art Photography
    (model/subject) hacer posar
    • She didn't change her facial expression in a single one; only in the later pictures did she relax a little and allow the photographers to pose her at all differently to that classic, straight on bust.
    • The photographer had posed the dancers in views and collages that disclosed what he considered the repressed subtexts of the ballets.
    • Anyway, Eisenberg was great and his work is avidly studied by animation artists, especially his knack for posing characters so they have weight and movement.
    • This picture is a fresco in the cloister of the Annunziata at Florence, and it is called ‘of the sack’ because Joseph is posed leaning against a sack, a book open upon his knees.
    • Instead of inquiring of us which would be our favourite poses, they just came straight up and posed us like we were puppets.
    • From schoolkids to students and housewives, we are all posed hand to ear, chatting into our own personal communicator.
    • He simply posed the friends around his 17th century home in Threshfield.
    • But folks, who made the decision to pose Jim Collins on a mountain ledge with a dark and stormy night brewing behind him?
    • ‘You just feel silly when you go to an interview and they pose you,’ he says.
    • Each model is set up with an invisible skeleton that allows him to pose each figure in its 3D environment.
    • Best of all, Hannah is constructed and weighted so you can pose her almost any way you can think of!
    • They pose their children in front of the buildings for snapshots, just as Seattleites do at the Space Needle and Experience Music Project.
    • Beth spent the rest of the period taking Edie's picture, posing her, and starting the painting with a sketch.
    • Blair was shaking his head, his face in one of the most disagreeing poses Jim had seen yet.
    • Mikhailov, a Ukrainian who now resides in Berlin, posed homeless people in his native city, Kharkiv, for studied, intimate photographs.
    • Once you've posed your character a snapshot is taken.
    • He occasionally posed human figures as markers of scale.
    • An old school chum I haven't seen in 20 years posed her family of four in bathing suits on beach chairs on a snowy day in Syracuse.
    • He posed her against the blank wall of the living room, taking three pictures.
    • And you could pose them in compromising positions.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    Art Photography
  • 2

    (put on an act)
    hacerse el interesante
    • Moreover, whenever people are shown, they are usually going about their daily business rather than posing or behaving heroically.
    • So while some of the kingpins are posing and posturing with flash and flurry, behind the scenes the big debate on the whys and wherefores of possible arrests is going on.
    • While the elder posed and postured and generally made a bloody nuisance of himself, Hilary makes no grandstanding noises or grandiose gestures, and simply gets on with the job in hand.
    • Dressing up time at the weekend and Lolly wasn't too impressed with it while Lucy just posed away all night.
    • Given her many public proclamations of awareness and spirituality, you have to ask yourself now if she was just posing for affect before.
    • I particularly liked affecting a Gallic air and posing pretentiously with them in the library.
    • They posed for the artist, but they did not model.
    • I cracked up laughing as Lane suddenly appeared in all her black and pierced glory, bowing to an imaginary crowd before posing for photographs that weren't being taken.
    • There was one of us being reunited, another of us walking through an open-air market, and the final of us on the beach, posing in some goofy position.
  • 3to pose as

    (pretend to be)
    hacerse pasar por
    • The spokesman said the gang is organised and poses as a security firm.
    • On some occasions the gang posed as bird watchers and after the victims left their cars they would smash the windows and grab what valuables they could from the cars.
    • Two men had gained access to the house by posing as policemen.
    • Police fear crooks might try to use the quakes as an excuse to gain access to people's homes by posing as property damage experts.
    • An unfeasible and bizarre series of events allowed me to gatecrash with a friend, posing as record company people.
    • There have been complaints that people posing as Gardaí have tried to get access to homes.
    • Police have warned the public to be on their guard for two men posing as policemen who prey on elderly victims in their homes.
    • Police are appealing for witnesses after two people posing as social workers tried to get into a house in Leigh.
    • Abignail stole millions of dollars through forgery and by posing as people he was not.
    • Rogue street traders may be ripping off Lancaster people by posing as charity volunteers.
    • A conman who poses as a policeman has been handing out fake speeding fines to unsuspecting motorists.
    • So, the production company need approximately 100 clean cut people to pose as lawyers.
    • The conman enters banks, posing as a customer, before duping staff into allowing him to make a counter withdrawal.
    • A shop assistant watched in shock as a thief posing as a customer grabbed money from the till before running off.
    • Then, the killers posed as journalists; this time, they pretended to be defectors.
    • And at ten o'clock, a team of armed commandos posing as cops busted down our front door.
    • Detectives were tipped off and sent in two undercover officers posing as Church officials.
    • Leeza's large pink eyes widened in total fear as she looked to the person who posed as Skye.
    • Undercover cops set up a stall and posed as market traders to catch a gang of mobile phone thieves.
    • Elderly people are being warned about bogus callers posing as workmen.


  • 1

    (position of body)
    pose feminine
    postura feminine
    she photographed him in a standing pose lo fotografió de pie
    • They will then be photographed in modest poses.
    • In two months he has designed more than 30 of the figures, each in different poses, from a sitting child to a painter due to be suspended from the top of the church tower.
    • Hofker sometimes painted two poses of the same model with similar backgrounds in the same medium.
    • He's photographed in a graceful pose of dance, his facial expression and gesticulations unmistakably feminine.
    • Outside, the band pose for photographs in the terraced streets.
    • They have him photographed in a heroic pose to be put up in a poster on the wall.
    • After a rather long time he returns and poses uneasily for his photograph.
    • Many crew photographs of the nineteenth century show crews in poses reminiscent of school photographs with the entire crew assembled for posterity.
    • People in the paintings were drawn and painted with such intricate poses and expressive details.
    • But most took photographs in conventional poses, the convention being an important part of the record.
    • Society women quickly took note and queued up to have their portraits painted in similar poses.
    • Each composition is divided into a grid of nine sections comprising seemingly identical portraits, all painted in the same pose and palette.
    • After he had decided on a pose, he took photographs to guide him as he worked.
    • We removed the bottle and struck a serious pose for the photograph, which made him laugh.
    • The park's pheasant, called Fred, has become so used to his home that he regularly poses for photographs and shows no fear when approaching residents for food.
    • Kateryna hugs them and happily poses for photographs.
    • Nakane happily poses for photographs with her awe-struck customers.
    • It has been suggested that the standing, humble pose of Lincoln recalls his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the battlefield as a national cemetery.
    • No other female miniaturist painted herself in this pose, although several men did.
    • The participants had to write a slogan, fill a form and pose for a photograph.
  • 2

    (assumed manner)
    pose feminine
    afectación feminine
    it's just a pose es pura pose / afectación
    • The president knows that anxiety and anguish are the proper poses to adopt in such times.
    • So they adopt the pose of warrior but never actually place themselves under fire.
    • When you don't know what you're doing it's usually best to adopt the pose of masterful inactivity and do nothing.
    • Like the male poet who adopts a macho pose, church officials are eager to seem suave and worldly.
    • Now's the time when sports observers everywhere adopt a standard pose of indignation, a haughty pooh-poohing of the opinions of the masses.
    • On one level, it is only by adopting the pose of freedom fighter that Cappello can confront the great grandfather's dual legacy of burning and blossoming.
    • They appeared to be arguing about something, Emilia gesturing furiously while her sister adopted an indignant pose, her hands firmly planted on her hips.
    • As she speaks she adopts the pose of a sexually assured and admired woman, drawing down one strap of her petticoat to reveal and stroke a glamorous neck and chest.
    • Nerve successfully reinvents the kids show by abandoning the instructional pose adopted by so many previous teen series.
    • He merely adopted the pose of telling uncomfortable truths to his own side; in reality he belonged in the conservative camp all along.
    • Youths seek out shade under trees and adopt poses of nonchalance, but there is an infectious air of languid excitement for the upcoming performances.
    • By contrast, Humboldt adopted a pose of theoretical abstinence.
    • In a basic sense, the new movement followed his precedent in unmasking the false poses and images of its era in order to refocus attention on the real racial issues facing America.
    • The present pose of horror adopted by media and government officials with regard to revelations of torture by the military is a sordid farce.
    • How long, then, can Stern affect the pose of a bedraggled victim?
    • What matters most now is adopting the correct cynical pose about this.
    • When she noticed only Giovanni in the room she frowned and dropped her pose, looking disappointed.
    • But underneath the hospitality, the cosmopolitan pose, the anecdotes and gossip, one could detect a hint of sadness and disappointment.
    • For the international agencies the use of the issue of war crimes is an easy way to strike a moral pose and claim legitimacy.