Dictionary source: Spanish English Learner's Dictionary
Spanish to English translation of divertido (adj.) = amused ; enjoyable ; facetious ; laughable ; hilarious ; fun ; amusing ; funny ; playful ; cheery ; comedic ; droll. Ex: After the wait, her first words emerged with an amused laugh. Ex: Having made this prefatory warning, it has also to be said that many teachers successfully contrive to make reviewing an enjoyable and useful ingredient in their book and reading programs. Ex: This might, perhaps, be considered a facetious example; however, consider the effect of the indiscriminate use of LATIN AMERICA and SPANISH AMERICA. Ex: It's laughable when Archie Bunker says that, because we know he's an uneducated slob. Ex: In studying the structure of bibliographic control it is not difficult to discover strange, and even hilarious, examples of specialist bibliographic sources. Ex: To make the reading more fun for the children we'll include a squib about the garbage dog from 'The Eighteenth Emergency' by Betsy Byars to put alongside a passage about mongrels from the 'World Book Encyclopedia'. Ex: In the proceedings of the pioneer 1876 Conference of Librarians we can read that 'Mr Edmands gave some amusing illustrations to show that readers often had only the most vague idea of what they really wanted'. Ex: This article reviews on-line data bases that may be used to search for references to humour (cartoons, funny articles and books, and medical aspects of humour). Ex: The article is a playful attempt to describe the historical determinations of the subject. Ex: The novel is a cheery social satire about geeky middle-aged men and their freakishly attractive, younger spouses. Ex: In the year 2000, news and entertainment programs dedicated a great deal of comedic attention to the presidential election. Ex: Never sentimental, the movie has moments of droll, deadpan humor. ---- * algo diverto que hacer = fun thing to do. * de forma divertida = funnily. * de manera divertida = funnily. * de modo divertido = comically ; funnily. * encontrar divertido = feel + amused. * lo divertido = the fun part. * resultar divertido = tickle + Posesivo + fancy. * ser divertido = be fun. * ser muy divertido = be a (real) hoot ; be a (real) laugh ; be great fun ; be good fun ; be a (real) riot. (v.) = entertain ; give + enjoyment. Ex: Libraries are changing into activity centres, where one can keep warm, or leave one's child to be entertained, but where the shelves are half-empty. Ex: Literary novels do not set out simply to entertain and give enjoyment; indeed they can be tremendously depressing. ---- * con ganas de divertirse = in a festive mood. * divertirse = have + fun ; amuse ; derive + enjoyment ; disport + Reflexivo ; be merry. * divertirse como nunca = have + a ball ; have + the time of + Posesivo + life ; live it up ; have + a field day ; have + a blast. * divertirse de lo lindo = have + a ball ; have + the time of + Posesivo + life ; live it up ; have + a field day ; have + great fun ; have + good fun ; have + a blast. * divertirse mucho = have + great fun ; have + good fun. * hacerlo para divertirse = do it for + a lark ; do it for + a laugh. * para divertirse = for kicks. * por divertirse = for kicks. * sólo por divertirse = (just) for the fun of (doing) it ; (just) for the hell of (doing) it ; (just) for the sake of it. * trabajar duro y divertirse mucho = work hard, play hard .