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1 shine /ˈʃaɪn/ verb
shines; shone /ˈʃoʊn/ Brit /ˈʃɒn/ or chiefly US shined; shining
1 shine
/ˈʃaɪn/
verb
shines; shone /ˈʃoʊn/ Brit /ˈʃɒn/ or chiefly US shined; shining
Learner's definition of SHINE
[no object] : to give off light
[no object] : to have a smooth surface that reflects light
not used in progressive tenses, [no object] : to be very good or successful at an activity
[no object] : to have a bright, glowing appearance
[+ object] : to point (something that produces light) in a particular direction
[+ object] past tense and past participle shined : to make (something) bright and shiny by polishing

make hay while the sun shines

see hay

rise and shine

informal
used to tell someone to wake up and get out of bed

shine through

[phrasal verb]
: to be seen, expressed, or shown clearly
2 shine /ˈʃaɪn/ noun
2 shine
/ˈʃaɪn/
noun
Learner's definition of SHINE
[singular]
: the brightness that results when light is reflected from a surface
see also sunshine
: the act of polishing a pair of shoes see also shoeshine

rain or shine

see 1rain

take a shine to

informal
: to begin to like (someone or something)
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