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  • 1 outsider

    outsider

    Vocabulario Castellano-Catalán > outsider

  • 2 outsider

    сущ.
    спорт. аутсайдер

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > outsider

  • 3 outsider [autsajdr]

    m
    sport. i přen. outsider

    Diccionario español-checo > outsider [autsajdr]

  • 4 persona ajena

    • outsider

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > persona ajena

  • 5 forastero

    adj.
    strange.
    m.
    stranger, alien, outsider, outlander.
    * * *
    1 foreign, alien
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 stranger, outsider
    * * *
    (f. - forastera)
    noun m.
    outsider, stranger
    * * *
    forastero, -a
    1.
    ADJ alien, strange
    2.
    SM / F stranger, outsider
    * * *
    - ra masculino, femenino stranger, outsider
    * * *
    = stranger, alien.
    Ex. Many Americans viewed this influx of strangers with alarm.
    Ex. Libraries in developing countries may represent part of an alien cultural package, an importation ill suited to the country's needs, even working at cross purposes to the people's interests.
    * * *
    - ra masculino, femenino stranger, outsider
    * * *
    = stranger, alien.

    Ex: Many Americans viewed this influx of strangers with alarm.

    Ex: Libraries in developing countries may represent part of an alien cultural package, an importation ill suited to the country's needs, even working at cross purposes to the people's interests.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    stranger, outsider
    * * *

    forastero
    ◊ -ra sustantivo masculino, femenino

    stranger, outsider
    forastero,-a sustantivo masculino y femenino outsider, stranger

    ' forastero' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    forastera
    English:
    outsider
    - stranger
    - visitor
    * * *
    forastero, -a nm,f
    stranger
    * * *
    I adj foreign
    II m, forastera f outsider, stranger
    * * *
    forastero, -ra n
    : stranger, outsider
    * * *
    forastero n stranger

    Spanish-English dictionary > forastero

  • 6 desconocido

    adj.
    1 unknown, anonymous, unfamiliar, obscure.
    2 undiscovered, strange, uncharted.
    f. & m.
    stranger, unidentified individual, unknown individual.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desconocer.
    * * *
    1→ link=desconocer desconocer
    1 (no conocido) unknown
    2 (no reconocido) unrecognized
    3 (extraño) strange, unfamiliar
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 stranger, unknown person
    1 the unknown
    \
    estar desconocido,-a to be unrecognizable
    * * *
    1. (f. - desconocida)
    noun
    2. (f. - desconocida)
    adj.
    * * *
    desconocido, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) [gen] unknown
    2)

    estar desconocido: con ese traje estás desconocido — I'd hardly recognize you o you're unrecognizable in that suit

    después del divorcio está desconocidohe's a changed person o he's like a different person since the divorce

    2.
    SM / F stranger
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) <hecho/método/sensación> unknown
    b) <artista/atleta> unknown
    c) < persona> ( extraño)
    d) (fam) ( irreconocible)

    ahora hasta plancha, está desconocido — he's like a different man, he even does the ironing

    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( no conocido) stranger
    * * *
    = stranger, unfamiliar, unheard of, unidentified, unknown, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA], outsider, uncharted, unchartered, unheard, unnoticed, unnoted, nomen nescio [N.N.].
    Ex. Many Americans viewed this influx of strangers with alarm.
    Ex. We are used to background noise in air conditioned buildings but the introduction of additional and unfamiliar sounds from AV equipment may be disturbing.
    Ex. Hypermedia offers unheard of opportunities to gain insight into the way young people perceive, process and use information.
    Ex. Names of speakers from the audience which were not clear from the tapes are listed as ' unidentified'.
    Ex. Works with unknown or uncertain personal authorship, or works emanating from a body that lacks a name are to be entered under title.
    Ex. It is undeniable that the ripest crop of unrecognised great inventors, long-lost heirs to dormant peerages, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities.
    Ex. The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    Ex. News of boundless timber reserves spread, and before long lumberjacks from the thinning hardwood forests of New England swarmed into the uncharted area with no other possessions than their axes and brawn and the clothing they wore.
    Ex. This author agrees that the facts listed above are unchartered.
    Ex. As professionals are informed about the often unspoken and unheard stories relating to hearing loss, they can then serve with greater knowledge, empathy, and hope.
    Ex. By retrieving and bringing together these two literatures, that implicit unstated, and perhaps unnoticed hypothesis becomes apparent.
    Ex. This approach draws attention to hitherto unnoted relationships among concepts.
    Ex. Nomen nescio, abbreviated to N.N., is used to signify an anonymous or non-specific person.
    ----
    * algo desconocido = virgin territory.
    * de causas desconocidas = idiopathic.
    * desconocido, lo = unfamiliar, the, unknown, the.
    * Dimensión Desconocida = The Twilight Zone.
    * hablar en lengua desconocida = talk in + tongues.
    * líquido desconocido = foreign substance.
    * miedo a lo desconocido = fear of the unknown.
    * miedo hacia lo desconocido = fear of the unknown.
    * moverse en terreno desconocido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
    * pisar terreno desconocido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
    * producto desconocido = foreign substance.
    * salto hacia lo desconocido = leap into + the unknown.
    * ser desconocido para = be alien to.
    * ser un desconocido = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * sustancia desconocida = foreign substance.
    * terreno desconocido = unchartered territory, unchartered waters.
    * territorio desconocido = unfamiliar territory, unchartered territory, unchartered waters.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) <hecho/método/sensación> unknown
    b) <artista/atleta> unknown
    c) < persona> ( extraño)
    d) (fam) ( irreconocible)

    ahora hasta plancha, está desconocido — he's like a different man, he even does the ironing

    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( no conocido) stranger
    * * *
    = stranger, unfamiliar, unheard of, unidentified, unknown, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA], outsider, uncharted, unchartered, unheard, unnoticed, unnoted, nomen nescio [N.N.].

    Ex: Many Americans viewed this influx of strangers with alarm.

    Ex: We are used to background noise in air conditioned buildings but the introduction of additional and unfamiliar sounds from AV equipment may be disturbing.
    Ex: Hypermedia offers unheard of opportunities to gain insight into the way young people perceive, process and use information.
    Ex: Names of speakers from the audience which were not clear from the tapes are listed as ' unidentified'.
    Ex: Works with unknown or uncertain personal authorship, or works emanating from a body that lacks a name are to be entered under title.
    Ex: It is undeniable that the ripest crop of unrecognised great inventors, long-lost heirs to dormant peerages, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities.
    Ex: The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    Ex: News of boundless timber reserves spread, and before long lumberjacks from the thinning hardwood forests of New England swarmed into the uncharted area with no other possessions than their axes and brawn and the clothing they wore.
    Ex: This author agrees that the facts listed above are unchartered.
    Ex: As professionals are informed about the often unspoken and unheard stories relating to hearing loss, they can then serve with greater knowledge, empathy, and hope.
    Ex: By retrieving and bringing together these two literatures, that implicit unstated, and perhaps unnoticed hypothesis becomes apparent.
    Ex: This approach draws attention to hitherto unnoted relationships among concepts.
    Ex: Nomen nescio, abbreviated to N.N., is used to signify an anonymous or non-specific person.
    * algo desconocido = virgin territory.
    * de causas desconocidas = idiopathic.
    * desconocido, lo = unfamiliar, the, unknown, the.
    * Dimensión Desconocida = The Twilight Zone.
    * hablar en lengua desconocida = talk in + tongues.
    * líquido desconocido = foreign substance.
    * miedo a lo desconocido = fear of the unknown.
    * miedo hacia lo desconocido = fear of the unknown.
    * moverse en terreno desconocido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
    * pisar terreno desconocido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
    * producto desconocido = foreign substance.
    * salto hacia lo desconocido = leap into + the unknown.
    * ser desconocido para = be alien to.
    * ser un desconocido = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * sustancia desconocida = foreign substance.
    * terreno desconocido = unchartered territory, unchartered waters.
    * territorio desconocido = unfamiliar territory, unchartered territory, unchartered waters.

    * * *
    1 ‹razón/hecho› unknown; ‹métodos/sensación› unknown
    por razones desconocidas vendió todo y se fue for some unknown reason he sold up and left
    partió con destino desconocido she set off for an unknown destination
    su rostro no me era del todo desconocido his face wasn't wholly unfamiliar to me
    una sensación de terror hasta entonces desconocida a feeling of terror the like of which I/he had never experienced before
    técnicas hasta ahora desconocidas hitherto unknown techniques
    su obra es prácticamente desconocida en Europa her work is practically unknown in Europe
    de origen desconocido of unknown origin
    lo desconocido siempre lo ha intrigado he has always been fascinated by the unknown
    2 ‹artista/atleta› unknown
    3 ‹persona›
    (extraño): una persona desconocida a stranger
    4 ( fam)
    (irreconocible): con ese peinado nuevo está desconocida she's unrecognizable o totally changed with her new hairstyle
    ahora hasta plancha, está desconocido he's like a different man o he's a changed person, he even does the ironing
    masculine, feminine
    1 (no conocido) stranger
    no hables con desconocidos don't talk to strangers
    2
    (no identificado): fue atacado por unos desconocidos he was attacked by unknown assailants
    un desconocido le asestó una puñalada he was stabbed by an unidentified person o by someone whose identity has not been established
    * * *

     

    Del verbo desconocer: ( conjugate desconocer)

    desconocido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    desconocer    
    desconocido
    desconocer ( conjugate desconocer) verbo transitivo
    a) ( no conocer):


    desconocía este hecho I was unaware of this fact


    desconocido
    ◊ -da adjetivo ( en general) unknown;

    un cantante desconocido an unknown singer;
    una persona desconocida a stranger
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino ( no conocido) stranger
    desconocer verbo transitivo
    1 (no saber) not to know, to be unaware of
    2 (no reconocer, encontrar muy cambiado) to fail to recognize: ¿tú maquillada?, te desconozco, you with make up?, I can hardly recognize you
    desconocido,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 unknown
    una voz desconocida, an unfamiliar voice
    2 (irreconocible) unrecognizable: estás desconocida, you have changed a lot
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino stranger
    III sustantivo masculino lo desconocido, the unknown

    ' desconocido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anónima
    - anónimo
    - desconocida
    - incierta
    - incierto
    - inédita
    - inédito
    - paradero
    - extraño
    - miedo
    - perfecto
    English:
    mate
    - obscure
    - strange
    - stranger
    - undiscovered
    - unfamiliar
    - unknown
    - blind
    - outsider
    - perfect
    * * *
    desconocido, -a
    adj
    1. [no conocido] unknown;
    su cine es del todo desconocido en Europa his movies are totally unknown in Europe;
    elementos químicos entonces desconocidos chemical elements then unknown;
    una enfermedad hasta ahora desconocida a hitherto unknown illness;
    por causas todavía desconocidas for reasons as yet unknown o which are still unknown;
    nació en 1821, de padre desconocido he was born in 1821, and it is not known who his father was;
    el mundo de lo desconocido the world of the unknown;
    2. [extraño]
    no dé su teléfono o dirección a personas desconocidas don't give your telephone number or address to strangers
    3. [sin fama] unknown;
    escritores jóvenes, casi desconocidos young, almost unknown, writers
    4. [muy cambiado]
    estar desconocido to have changed beyond all recognition;
    ¿ya no fumas ni bebes? ¡chico, estás desconocido! you don't smoke or drink any more? well, well, you're a changed man!;
    el viejo bar estaba desconocido the old bar was unrecognizable;
    así, sin gafas, estás desconocido like that, with no glasses, you're unrecognizable
    nm,f
    1. [extraño] stranger;
    hablar con un desconocido to talk to a stranger;
    no le abras la puerta a desconocidos don't open the door to strangers
    2. [persona sin fama] unknown;
    le dieron el premio a un (perfecto) desconocido they gave the prize to a complete unknown
    3. [persona sin identificar] unidentified person;
    un desconocido le disparó un tiro en la cabeza he was shot in the head by an unknown assailant;
    tres desconocidos prendieron fuego a varias tiendas several shops were set on fire by three unidentified persons
    * * *
    I adj unknown
    II m, desconocida f stranger
    * * *
    desconocido, -da adj
    : unknown, unfamiliar
    desconocido, -da n
    extraño: stranger
    * * *
    1. (no conocido) unknown
    2. (extraño) strange / unfamiliar
    desconocido2 n stranger

    Spanish-English dictionary > desconocido

  • 7 extraño

    adj.
    strange, far-out, queer, odd.
    f. & m.
    stranger, foreigner, outsider.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: extrañar.
    * * *
    1 (no conocido) alien, foreign
    2 (particular) strange, peculiar, odd, funny
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 stranger
    \
    no es extraño que... it is not surprising that...
    ser extraño,-a a algo to have nothing to do with something
    * * *
    1. (f. - extraña)
    noun
    2. (f. - extraña)
    adj.
    1) strange, odd
    2) alien, foreign
    * * *
    extraño, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=raro) strange

    ¡qué extraño! — how odd o strange!

    parece extraño que... — it seems odd o strange that...

    2) (=ajeno)
    2. SM / F
    1) (=desconocido) stranger
    2) (=extranjero) foreigner
    3.
    SM

    hacer un extraño: el balón hizo un extraño — the ball took a bad bounce

    * * *
    I
    - ña adjetivo
    a) ( raro) strange, odd

    es extraño que no haya llamadoit's strange o odd that she hasn't called

    II
    - ña masculino, femenino ( desconocido) stranger
    * * *
    = bizarre, extraneous, queer, strange, eccentric, odd, alien, outlander, weird [weirder -comp., weirdest -sup.], awry, funny [funnier -comp., funniest -sup.], outlandish, freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], uncanny, outsider, kinky [kinkier -comp., kinkiest -sup.], freakish, quirky [quirkier -comp., quirkiest -sup.].
    Ex. Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.
    Ex. If the catalog is to fulfill any of the requirements just enumerated, then it must be capable of responding to a user's query in a manner which does not result in extraneous citations.
    Ex. Several years later, his talk with a friend turns to the queer ways in which a people resist innovations, even of vital interest.
    Ex. The style of recording instructions for references differs from that in Sears', and can at first seem strange, but instructions are clear.
    Ex. School classrooms are sometimes extraordinarily badly designed with poor acoustics, ineffective blackout facilities, and notoriously eccentric electrical outlets.
    Ex. There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex. Libraries in developing countries may represent part of an alien cultural package, an importation ill suited to the country's needs, even working at cross purposes to the people's interests.
    Ex. 'Small, near-sighted, dreaming, bruised, an outlander in the city of his birth,' thirteen-year-old Aremis Slake fled one day to the only refuge he knew, the New York subway system.
    Ex. This paper surveys some of the more weird World Wide Web sites.
    Ex. Could she not have detected that something in his behavior was awry?.
    Ex. The article 'What's that funny noise? Videogames in the library' explains how videogames have attracted many young irregular library users who may, in time, extend their attention to other library facilities.
    Ex. This book discusses some of the most outlandish myths and fantastic realities of medical history.
    Ex. This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex. Surrealism is an art concerned not with love and liberation but with the uncanny, the compulsion to repeat, and the drive toward death.
    Ex. The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    Ex. However, those desiring something off-the-wall, borderline kinky, and just plain mad might appreciate the novel.
    Ex. 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    Ex. 'Why are barns frequently painted red?' -- These are the curious, slightly bizarre and somewhat quirky kinds of questions librarians deal with.
    ----
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * cita con un extraño = blind date.
    * cuerpo extraño = foreign body.
    * de forma extraña = oddly, funnily.
    * de manera extraña = oddly, funnily.
    * de una manera extraña = strangely.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * extraño (a) = foreign (to).
    * país extraño = foreign country.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough, funnily.
    * resultar extraño = be unfamiliar with.
    * ser extraño para = be alien to.
    * ser mirado de forma extraña = get + some funny looks.
    * ser un extraño = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * * *
    I
    - ña adjetivo
    a) ( raro) strange, odd

    es extraño que no haya llamadoit's strange o odd that she hasn't called

    II
    - ña masculino, femenino ( desconocido) stranger
    * * *
    = bizarre, extraneous, queer, strange, eccentric, odd, alien, outlander, weird [weirder -comp., weirdest -sup.], awry, funny [funnier -comp., funniest -sup.], outlandish, freaky [freakier -comp., freakiest -sup.], uncanny, outsider, kinky [kinkier -comp., kinkiest -sup.], freakish, quirky [quirkier -comp., quirkiest -sup.].

    Ex: Some of them will be sufficiently bizarre to suit the most fastidious connoisseur of the present artifacts of civilization.

    Ex: If the catalog is to fulfill any of the requirements just enumerated, then it must be capable of responding to a user's query in a manner which does not result in extraneous citations.
    Ex: Several years later, his talk with a friend turns to the queer ways in which a people resist innovations, even of vital interest.
    Ex: The style of recording instructions for references differs from that in Sears', and can at first seem strange, but instructions are clear.
    Ex: School classrooms are sometimes extraordinarily badly designed with poor acoustics, ineffective blackout facilities, and notoriously eccentric electrical outlets.
    Ex: There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex: Libraries in developing countries may represent part of an alien cultural package, an importation ill suited to the country's needs, even working at cross purposes to the people's interests.
    Ex: 'Small, near-sighted, dreaming, bruised, an outlander in the city of his birth,' thirteen-year-old Aremis Slake fled one day to the only refuge he knew, the New York subway system.
    Ex: This paper surveys some of the more weird World Wide Web sites.
    Ex: Could she not have detected that something in his behavior was awry?.
    Ex: The article 'What's that funny noise? Videogames in the library' explains how videogames have attracted many young irregular library users who may, in time, extend their attention to other library facilities.
    Ex: This book discusses some of the most outlandish myths and fantastic realities of medical history.
    Ex: This film is really just a series of throwaway skits that the director and scriptwriter attempt to lard with parody and freaky fantasy.
    Ex: Surrealism is an art concerned not with love and liberation but with the uncanny, the compulsion to repeat, and the drive toward death.
    Ex: The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    Ex: However, those desiring something off-the-wall, borderline kinky, and just plain mad might appreciate the novel.
    Ex: 1816 was one of several years during the 1810s in which numerous crops failed during freakish summer cold snaps after volcanic eruptions that reduced incoming sunlight.
    Ex: 'Why are barns frequently painted red?' -- These are the curious, slightly bizarre and somewhat quirky kinds of questions librarians deal with.
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * cita con un extraño = blind date.
    * cuerpo extraño = foreign body.
    * de forma extraña = oddly, funnily.
    * de manera extraña = oddly, funnily.
    * de una manera extraña = strangely.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * extraño (a) = foreign (to).
    * país extraño = foreign country.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough, funnily.
    * resultar extraño = be unfamiliar with.
    * ser extraño para = be alien to.
    * ser mirado de forma extraña = get + some funny looks.
    * ser un extraño = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.

    * * *
    extraño1 -ña
    1 (raro) strange, odd
    es extraño que no haya llamado it's strange o odd that she hasn't called
    es una pareja extraña they're a strange o an odd couple
    últimamente está muy extraño he's been very strange lately, he's been acting very strange o strangely lately
    2
    (desconocido): los asuntos de familia no se discuten delante de personas extrañas you shouldn't discuss family matters in front of strangers o outsiders
    no me siento bien ante tanta gente extraña I feel uncomfortable with so many people I don't know o so many strangers
    extraño2 -ña
    masculine, feminine
    1 (desconocido) stranger
    2
    extraño masculine (movimiento): el caballo hizo un extraño the horse shied
    el coche me hizo un extraño en la curva the car did something strange on the bend
    * * *

     

    Del verbo extrañar: ( conjugate extrañar)

    extraño es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    extrañó es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    extrañar    
    extraño
    extrañar ( conjugate extrañar) verbo transitivo (esp AmL) ‹amigo/país to miss
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( sorprender) (+ me/te/le etc) to surprise;

    ya me extrañaba a mí que … I thought it was strange that …
    2 (RPl) ( tener nostalgia) to be homesick
    extrañarse verbo pronominal extrañose de algo to be surprised at sth
    extraño
    ◊ -ña adjetivo ( raro) strange, odd;

    eso no tiene nada de extraño there's nothing unusual about that
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino ( desconocido) stranger
    extrañar verbo transitivo
    1 (asombrar) to surprise: no es de extrañar, it's hardly surprising
    2 (echar de menos) to miss
    3 (notar extraño) extraño mucho la cama, I find this bed strange o (echar de menos) I miss my own bed
    extraño,-a
    I adjetivo strange
    Med foreign: tiene un cuerpo extraño en el ojo, she has a foreign object in her eye
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino stranger: de repente entró un extraño, a stranger suddenly came in

    ' extraño' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ajena
    - ajeno
    - curiosa
    - curioso
    - extraña
    - extrañar
    - imprimir
    - más
    - modo
    - proceder
    - rondar
    - ruido
    - tan
    - corriente
    - notar
    - raro
    English:
    bizarre
    - curious
    - extraordinary
    - funnily
    - odd
    - odd-sounding
    - peculiar
    - phenomenon
    - puzzling
    - queer
    - singular
    - strange
    - uncanny
    - weird
    - agree
    - alien
    - as
    - foreign
    - greet
    - home
    - incongruous
    - quaint
    * * *
    extraño, -a
    adj
    1. [raro] strange, odd;
    es extraño que no hayan llegado ya it's strange o odd they haven't arrived yet;
    ¡qué extraño! how strange o odd!;
    me resulta extraño oírte hablar así I find it strange o odd to hear you talk like that
    2. [ajeno] detached, uninvolved
    3. Med foreign
    nm,f
    stranger;
    no hables con extraños don't talk to strangers
    nm
    [movimiento brusco]
    el vehículo hizo un extraño the vehicle went out of control for a second
    * * *
    I adj strange, odd
    II m, extraña f stranger
    * * *
    extraño, -ña adj
    1) raro: strange, odd
    2) extranjero: foreign
    extraño, -ña n
    desconocido: stranger
    * * *
    extraño1 adj strange
    extraño2 n stranger

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  • 8 profano

    adj.
    profane, worldly, irreligious.
    f. & m.
    1 lay person, non-specialist.
    2 layman.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: profanar.
    * * *
    1 (no sagrado) profane, secular
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (hombre) layman; (mujer) laywoman
    \
    ser profano,-a en la materia to know nothing about the subject
    * * *
    profano, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=laico) profane, secular
    2) (=irrespetuoso) irreverent
    3) (=no experto) lay, uninitiated; (=ignorante) ignorant

    soy profano en música — I don't know anything about music, I'm a layman when it comes to music

    4) (=deshonesto) indecent, immodest
    2.
    SM / F (=inexperto) layman/laywoman; (=ajeno) outsider
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( no sagrado) <escritor/música> secular, profane (frml); < fiesta> secular
    b) ( antirreligioso) profane (frml), irreverent
    II
    - na masculino, femenino
    1) (Relig) (m) layman; (f) laywoman
    2) ( no especialista) non-specialist
    * * *
    = layman [laymen, -pl.], outsider, lay, lay person [layperson], unholy, pedestrian.
    Ex. Mechanization may yet force the issue, especially in the scientific field; whereupon scientific jargon would become still less intelligible to the layman.
    Ex. If we look at a totally different sort of book, romantic fiction, we find here a form of novel which, to the outsider who has never read one of them, may seem to be endlessly repetitious.
    Ex. Most public libraries in western countries are under local control and the smaller the local government unit, the more all embracing is the lay, and therefore uninformed, control.
    Ex. This is an evaluative tool which brings lay people together with experts, under pressure of limited time, for study of specific problems.
    Ex. The unholy and more holy sources of community information are mentioned from pimps and prostitutes to the preacher and the policeman.
    Ex. The article 'Modems: an overview for the pedestrian' offers help in selecting a modem for a personal computer.
    ----
    * profano en la materia = non-scholar.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( no sagrado) <escritor/música> secular, profane (frml); < fiesta> secular
    b) ( antirreligioso) profane (frml), irreverent
    II
    - na masculino, femenino
    1) (Relig) (m) layman; (f) laywoman
    2) ( no especialista) non-specialist
    * * *
    = layman [laymen, -pl.], outsider, lay, lay person [layperson], unholy, pedestrian.

    Ex: Mechanization may yet force the issue, especially in the scientific field; whereupon scientific jargon would become still less intelligible to the layman.

    Ex: If we look at a totally different sort of book, romantic fiction, we find here a form of novel which, to the outsider who has never read one of them, may seem to be endlessly repetitious.
    Ex: Most public libraries in western countries are under local control and the smaller the local government unit, the more all embracing is the lay, and therefore uninformed, control.
    Ex: This is an evaluative tool which brings lay people together with experts, under pressure of limited time, for study of specific problems.
    Ex: The unholy and more holy sources of community information are mentioned from pimps and prostitutes to the preacher and the policeman.
    Ex: The article 'Modems: an overview for the pedestrian' offers help in selecting a modem for a personal computer.
    * profano en la materia = non-scholar.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.

    * * *
    profano1 -na
    A
    1 (no sagrado) ‹escritor/música› secular, profane ( frml); ‹fiesta› secular
    2 (antirreligioso) profane, irreverent
    B
    (no especializado): soy profano en la materia I'm not an expert on the subject
    profano2 -na
    masculine, feminine
    A ( Relig) ( masculine) layman; ( feminine) laywoman
    B (no especialista) non-specialist
    su nombre no dice demasiado a los profanos his name doesn't mean much to the non-specialist o the layperson o the layman
    * * *

    Del verbo profanar: ( conjugate profanar)

    profano es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    profanó es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    profanar    
    profano
    profanar ( conjugate profanar) verbo transitivotemplo/sepultura to desecrate, defile
    profano
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    1
    a) ( no sagrado) ‹escritor/música secular, profane (frml);

    fiesta secular

    2 ( no especializado):

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    1 (Relig) (m) layman;
    (f) laywoman
    2 ( no especialista) non-specialist
    profanar verbo transitivo to desecrate
    profano,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (no sacro) profane, secular
    2 (no experto) ignorant, lay
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino layperson
    (hombre) layman
    (mujer) laywoman
    ' profano' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    profana
    - temporal
    English:
    lay
    - profane
    - secular
    * * *
    profano, -a
    adj
    1. [no sagrado] profane, secular;
    literatura/música profana secular literature/music
    2. [ignorante] ignorant, uninitiated;
    soy profano en la materia I'm a layman when it comes to that subject, I know nothing about the subject
    nm,f
    layman, f laywoman;
    soy un profano en cuestiones de economía I'm a layman when it comes to economics, I know nothing about economics
    * * *
    I adj fig
    lay atr
    II m layman
    * * *
    profano, -na adj
    1) : profane
    2) : worldly, secular
    profano, -na n
    : nonspecialist

    Spanish-English dictionary > profano

  • 9 no entendido por la materia

    (adj.) = outsider
    Ex. If we look at a totally different sort of book, romantic fiction, we find here a form of novel which, to the outsider who has never read one of them, may seem to be endlessly repetitious.
    * * *
    (adj.) = outsider

    Ex: If we look at a totally different sort of book, romantic fiction, we find here a form of novel which, to the outsider who has never read one of them, may seem to be endlessly repetitious.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no entendido por la materia

  • 10 persona

    f.
    1 person (individuo).
    vinieron varias personas several people came
    cien personas a hundred people
    en persona in person
    por persona per head
    ser buena persona to be a good person o sort
    persona mayor adult, grown-up
    persona non grata persona non grata
    2 party (law).
    persona física private individual
    persona jurídica legal entity o person
    3 person (grammar).
    la segunda persona del singular the second person singular
    * * *
    1 person
    \
    en persona in person
    persona física individual
    persona jurídica legal entity
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=individuo) person

    en persona — in person, in the flesh

    por persona — per person

    dos dólares por persona — two dollars per person, two dollars a head

    tercera persona — third party

    persona de edad — elderly person, senior citizen

    persona de historia dubious individual

    persona no grata, persona non grata — persona non grata

    personas realesfrm royalty sing, king and queen

    2) (Jur)
    3) (Ling) person
    4) (Rel)
    PERSONA Mientras que persona en singular se traduce por person, el plural tiene dos traducciones: people y persons. People es la forma más utilizada, ya que persons se emplea solamente en el lenguaje formal o técnico. Las dos formas llevan el verbo en plural: Acaban de llegar tres personas preguntando por un tal Sr. Oliva Three people have just arrived asking for a Mr Oliva "Peso máximo: 8 personas" "Weight limit: 8 persons" Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( ser humano) person

    carga máxima: ocho personas — maximum capacity: eight persons

    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? — how many people do you have reporting to you?

    las personas interesadas... — all those interested...

    en persona<ir/presentarse> in person

    la tarea recayó en la persona de... — the task was allocated to...

    por persona: 20 dólares por persona 20 dollars a head; sólo se venden dos entradas por persona — you can only get two tickets per person

    2) (Ling) person
    * * *
    = fellow, figure, hand, individual, man [men, -pl.], party, person, character, chap, self.
    Ex. From the skimming he had given their writings he knew that something like a chemical agent was working in Balzac's defenseless mind, and that the hapless fellow was trying not to succumb to it.
    Ex. Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    Ex. Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex. Note that these provisions do not include research reports which have been prepared within a government agency but specifically authored by an individual = Nótese que estas disposiciones no afectan a informes de investigaciones procedentes de una agencia gubernamental aunque realizados concretamente por un individuo.
    Ex. No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.
    Ex. Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex. In practice, however, such democratic attitudes among the mighty seem to have as little effect on the behaviour of those who serve them as did the remark made by King George V at his Jubilee in 1935, 'I'm really quite an ordinary sort of chap'.
    Ex. Education should relate more effectively to personal development, to individual coping and to the development of the free self.
    ----
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * Algo a cargo de una sola persona = one-person operation.
    * algunas personas = some people.
    * atendido por varias personas = multi-staffed.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * círculo de personas afines e influyentes = network.
    * como persona que = as one who.
    * conjunto de personas que reciben un servicio = constituency.
    * contra toda persona = all comers.
    * crucial para la vida de una persona = lifesaving.
    * cualquier otra persona = anybody else.
    * cualquier persona = anyone, any Tom, Dick or Harry.
    * cuidados para personas de la tercera edad = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * cuidados para personas mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * de persona = personal.
    * de personas con autoridad moral = authoritative.
    * de primera persona = first-person.
    * de una sola persona = one-man.
    * dirigido a las personas = people-centred, people-oriented.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * en persona = in person, walk-in, in the flesh, face-to-face [face to face].
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * inicial del segundo nombre de pila de una persona = middle initial.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * oír por segundas personas = hear + second-hand.
    * orientado a la persona = human-oriented.
    * orientado al servicio de las personas = people-centred.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * para algunas personas = to some people.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * pasar de una persona a otra = pass around.
    * pérdida de persona querida = emotional loss.
    * persona a cargo = dependent.
    * persona aprensiva = apprehensive.
    * persona atrevida = risk taker.
    * persona audaz = risk taker.
    * persona aún por determinar = nomen nominandum [N.N.].
    * persona becada = fundee.
    * persona civil = civilian.
    * persona competente = a good sport.
    * persona común = ordinary person.
    * persona con ahorros = saver.
    * persona con ambición = high flyer [high flier, -USA], go-getter.
    * persona con doble personalidad = Jekyll and Hyde.
    * persona con éxito = successful person.
    * persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
    * persona con la mejor nota = top scorer, top scorer.
    * persona con llave = keyholder.
    * persona con mala ortografía = speller.
    * persona con mucha ambición = social climber.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * persona de adentro = insider.
    * persona de altos vuelos = high flyer [high flier, -USA].
    * persona de color = non-white [nonwhite], coloured man, coloured woman, coloured [colored, -USA].
    * persona de conducta desviada = deviant.
    * persona de confianza = good old boy, sounding board.
    * persona de contacto = contact, correspondent, contact person, named contact.
    * persona de edad avanzada = elderly person.
    * persona de éxito = successful person.
    * persona de fuera = outsider.
    * persona dejada = slob.
    * persona de la alta sociedad = socialite.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * persona de la tercera edad = elder.
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de raza blanca = white.
    * persona de raza negra = black.
    * persona designada = nominee, designate.
    * persona designada para un cargo = appointee.
    * persona destacada = standout.
    * persona divorciada = divorcee.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * persona encargada de actualizar = maintainer.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona encargada de las relaciones públicas = PR man [PR men, -pl.].
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].
    * persona en prácticas = trainee, intern.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona estúpida = no-brainer.
    * persona famosa = famous person.
    * persona ilusa = daydreamer.
    * persona influyente = influencer, mover and shaker, heavy weight [heavyweight].
    * persona informada = insider.
    * persona innovadora = innovator.
    * persona inquieta = fidget.
    * persona inscrita = registrant.
    * persona interesada = taker.
    * persona joven = youth.
    * persona mañosa = handyman [handymen, pl.].
    * persona más destacada = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona más relevante = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona mayor = elder.
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona muy ocupada = busy beaver, busy bee.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona nacida después del baby boom = baby buster.
    * persona nacida durante el baby boom = baby boomer.
    * persona nacida en el fin del milenio = Millennial.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * persona no experta = non-scholar.
    * persona no grata = persona non grata.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * persona normal = ordinary person.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona opuesta a = resister (of/against).
    * persona problemática = troublemaker.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que busca y vive de lo que encuentra en las playas = beachcomber.
    * persona que cambia de trabajo con demasiada frecuencia = job-hopper.
    * persona que concede una franquicia = franchiser [franchisor].
    * persona que contempla o mira algo = beholder.
    * persona que convoca una reunión = convener [convenor].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * persona que da consuelo = comforter.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que desfigura Algo = defacer.
    * persona que desprecia u odia = despiser.
    * persona que desvela escándalos o corrupción = muckraker.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * persona que escucha a escondidas = eavesdropper.
    * persona que escucha en secreto = eavesdropper.
    * persona que está a dieta = dieter.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * persona que está de picnic = picnicker.
    * persona que hace encajes = tatter.
    * persona que hace striptease = stripper.
    * persona que hace una cita bibliográfica = citator.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * persona que hace un préstamo = loaner.
    * persona que ha llegado donde está por su propio esfuerzo = self-made-man, the.
    * persona que ha viajado mucho = seasoned traveller.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * persona que le desea suerte a otra = well-wisher.
    * persona que le gusta flirtear = flirt.
    * persona que llama = caller.
    * persona que no le gusta leer = aliterate.
    * persona que no pertenece a la familia = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * persona que no se sale del lugar donde vive = stay-at-home.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de nada = packrat, hoarder, magpie.
    * persona que obtiene una franquicia = franchisee.
    * persona que paga impuestos = taxpayer [tax-payer].
    * persona que permanece en un puesto de trabajo = stayer.
    * persona que pide asilo = asylum seeker.
    * persona que pone en práctica Algo = adopter.
    * persona que practica el sillonball = couch potato.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * persona que recoge algo = picker.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que rinde más de lo esperado = overachiever.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.
    * persona que se cree Algo = biter.
    * persona que se cuida la línea = weight watcher.
    * persona que se dedica a una tarea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se dedica a una terea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.
    * persona que se promociona a sí misma = self-promoter.
    * persona que se queja = complainant, complainer.
    * persona que sólo habla una lengua = monoglot.
    * persona que sufre de insomio = insomniac.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * persona que toma la última decisión = decider.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * persona que va por libre = outsider.
    * persona que ve = sighted person.
    * persona que ve/observa = watcher.
    * persona que visita un servicio voluntariamente en sus ratos libres = drop-in.
    * persona que viste a la antigua = frump.
    * persona reacia a la lectura = aliterate.
    * persona recta = mensch.
    * personas = humans, party, people, public.
    * personas como = the likes of.
    * personas con ceguera parcial = partially-sighted.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * personas con discapacidades mentales, las = intellectually disabled, the.
    * personas con discapacidades mentales = intellectually disabled people.
    * personas con éxito, las = successful, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * personas con trastornos emocionales = disturbed people.
    * personas de color = coloured people.
    * personas de la tercera edad, las = elderly, the.
    * personas de piel blanca, las = fair skinned, the.
    * personas en desventaja = disadvantaged, the.
    * personas faltas de servicios, las = underserved, the.
    * personas famosas = those held up for praise.
    * personas importantes = those held up for praise.
    * persona sin hogar = waif, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * persona sin techo = homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * personas mayores = older people, elderly people.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * personas muy activas, las = those on the go.
    * personas muy ocupadas, las = those on the go.
    * personas no invitadas, las = uninvited, the.
    * persona solitaria = lone wolf.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * personas que siempre están viajando, las = those on the go.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * personas relevantes = those held up for praise.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin hogar, las = homeless, the.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * persona subvencionada = fundee.
    * persona temerosa = risk taker.
    * persona típica, la = average man, the.
    * persona u organismo que recorta presupuestos o ayuda a reducir gastos = cost-cutter.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * por persona = per person.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * primera persona = first person.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * tipo de persona = public.
    * todas las personas implicadas = all concerned.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * tráfico de personas = foot fall.
    * tropezar una persona con otra = fall over + each other's feet.
    * usuario en persona = walk-in user.
    * visión contada por una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * visión de una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( ser humano) person

    carga máxima: ocho personas — maximum capacity: eight persons

    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? — how many people do you have reporting to you?

    las personas interesadas... — all those interested...

    en persona<ir/presentarse> in person

    la tarea recayó en la persona de... — the task was allocated to...

    por persona: 20 dólares por persona 20 dollars a head; sólo se venden dos entradas por persona — you can only get two tickets per person

    2) (Ling) person
    * * *
    = fellow, figure, hand, individual, man [men, -pl.], party, person, character, chap, self.

    Ex: From the skimming he had given their writings he knew that something like a chemical agent was working in Balzac's defenseless mind, and that the hapless fellow was trying not to succumb to it.

    Ex: Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    Ex: Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex: Note that these provisions do not include research reports which have been prepared within a government agency but specifically authored by an individual = Nótese que estas disposiciones no afectan a informes de investigaciones procedentes de una agencia gubernamental aunque realizados concretamente por un individuo.
    Ex: No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.
    Ex: Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex: All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex: In practice, however, such democratic attitudes among the mighty seem to have as little effect on the behaviour of those who serve them as did the remark made by King George V at his Jubilee in 1935, 'I'm really quite an ordinary sort of chap'.
    Ex: Education should relate more effectively to personal development, to individual coping and to the development of the free self.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * Algo a cargo de una sola persona = one-person operation.
    * algunas personas = some people.
    * atendido por varias personas = multi-staffed.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * círculo de personas afines e influyentes = network.
    * como persona que = as one who.
    * conjunto de personas que reciben un servicio = constituency.
    * contra toda persona = all comers.
    * crucial para la vida de una persona = lifesaving.
    * cualquier otra persona = anybody else.
    * cualquier persona = anyone, any Tom, Dick or Harry.
    * cuidados para personas de la tercera edad = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * cuidados para personas mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * de persona = personal.
    * de personas con autoridad moral = authoritative.
    * de primera persona = first-person.
    * de una sola persona = one-man.
    * dirigido a las personas = people-centred, people-oriented.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * en persona = in person, walk-in, in the flesh, face-to-face [face to face].
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * inicial del segundo nombre de pila de una persona = middle initial.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * oír por segundas personas = hear + second-hand.
    * orientado a la persona = human-oriented.
    * orientado al servicio de las personas = people-centred.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * para algunas personas = to some people.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * pasar de una persona a otra = pass around.
    * pérdida de persona querida = emotional loss.
    * persona a cargo = dependent.
    * persona aprensiva = apprehensive.
    * persona atrevida = risk taker.
    * persona audaz = risk taker.
    * persona aún por determinar = nomen nominandum [N.N.].
    * persona becada = fundee.
    * persona civil = civilian.
    * persona competente = a good sport.
    * persona común = ordinary person.
    * persona con ahorros = saver.
    * persona con ambición = high flyer [high flier, -USA], go-getter.
    * persona con doble personalidad = Jekyll and Hyde.
    * persona con éxito = successful person.
    * persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
    * persona con la mejor nota = top scorer, top scorer.
    * persona con llave = keyholder.
    * persona con mala ortografía = speller.
    * persona con mucha ambición = social climber.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * persona de adentro = insider.
    * persona de altos vuelos = high flyer [high flier, -USA].
    * persona de color = non-white [nonwhite], coloured man, coloured woman, coloured [colored, -USA].
    * persona de conducta desviada = deviant.
    * persona de confianza = good old boy, sounding board.
    * persona de contacto = contact, correspondent, contact person, named contact.
    * persona de edad avanzada = elderly person.
    * persona de éxito = successful person.
    * persona de fuera = outsider.
    * persona dejada = slob.
    * persona de la alta sociedad = socialite.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * persona de la tercera edad = elder.
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de raza blanca = white.
    * persona de raza negra = black.
    * persona designada = nominee, designate.
    * persona designada para un cargo = appointee.
    * persona destacada = standout.
    * persona divorciada = divorcee.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * persona encargada de actualizar = maintainer.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona encargada de las relaciones públicas = PR man [PR men, -pl.].
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].
    * persona en prácticas = trainee, intern.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona estúpida = no-brainer.
    * persona famosa = famous person.
    * persona ilusa = daydreamer.
    * persona influyente = influencer, mover and shaker, heavy weight [heavyweight].
    * persona informada = insider.
    * persona innovadora = innovator.
    * persona inquieta = fidget.
    * persona inscrita = registrant.
    * persona interesada = taker.
    * persona joven = youth.
    * persona mañosa = handyman [handymen, pl.].
    * persona más destacada = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona más relevante = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona mayor = elder.
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona muy ocupada = busy beaver, busy bee.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona nacida después del baby boom = baby buster.
    * persona nacida durante el baby boom = baby boomer.
    * persona nacida en el fin del milenio = Millennial.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * persona no experta = non-scholar.
    * persona no grata = persona non grata.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * persona normal = ordinary person.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona opuesta a = resister (of/against).
    * persona problemática = troublemaker.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que busca y vive de lo que encuentra en las playas = beachcomber.
    * persona que cambia de trabajo con demasiada frecuencia = job-hopper.
    * persona que concede una franquicia = franchiser [franchisor].
    * persona que contempla o mira algo = beholder.
    * persona que convoca una reunión = convener [convenor].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * persona que da consuelo = comforter.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que desfigura Algo = defacer.
    * persona que desprecia u odia = despiser.
    * persona que desvela escándalos o corrupción = muckraker.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * persona que escucha a escondidas = eavesdropper.
    * persona que escucha en secreto = eavesdropper.
    * persona que está a dieta = dieter.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * persona que está de picnic = picnicker.
    * persona que hace encajes = tatter.
    * persona que hace striptease = stripper.
    * persona que hace una cita bibliográfica = citator.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * persona que hace un préstamo = loaner.
    * persona que ha llegado donde está por su propio esfuerzo = self-made-man, the.
    * persona que ha viajado mucho = seasoned traveller.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * persona que le desea suerte a otra = well-wisher.
    * persona que le gusta flirtear = flirt.
    * persona que llama = caller.
    * persona que no le gusta leer = aliterate.
    * persona que no pertenece a la familia = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * persona que no se sale del lugar donde vive = stay-at-home.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de nada = packrat, hoarder, magpie.
    * persona que obtiene una franquicia = franchisee.
    * persona que paga impuestos = taxpayer [tax-payer].
    * persona que permanece en un puesto de trabajo = stayer.
    * persona que pide asilo = asylum seeker.
    * persona que pone en práctica Algo = adopter.
    * persona que practica el sillonball = couch potato.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * persona que recoge algo = picker.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que rinde más de lo esperado = overachiever.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.
    * persona que se cree Algo = biter.
    * persona que se cuida la línea = weight watcher.
    * persona que se dedica a una tarea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se dedica a una terea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.
    * persona que se promociona a sí misma = self-promoter.
    * persona que se queja = complainant, complainer.
    * persona que sólo habla una lengua = monoglot.
    * persona que sufre de insomio = insomniac.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * persona que toma la última decisión = decider.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * persona que va por libre = outsider.
    * persona que ve = sighted person.
    * persona que ve/observa = watcher.
    * persona que visita un servicio voluntariamente en sus ratos libres = drop-in.
    * persona que viste a la antigua = frump.
    * persona reacia a la lectura = aliterate.
    * persona recta = mensch.
    * personas = humans, party, people, public.
    * personas como = the likes of.
    * personas con ceguera parcial = partially-sighted.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * personas con discapacidades mentales, las = intellectually disabled, the.
    * personas con discapacidades mentales = intellectually disabled people.
    * personas con éxito, las = successful, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * personas con trastornos emocionales = disturbed people.
    * personas de color = coloured people.
    * personas de la tercera edad, las = elderly, the.
    * personas de piel blanca, las = fair skinned, the.
    * personas en desventaja = disadvantaged, the.
    * personas faltas de servicios, las = underserved, the.
    * personas famosas = those held up for praise.
    * personas importantes = those held up for praise.
    * persona sin hogar = waif, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * persona sin techo = homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * personas mayores = older people, elderly people.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * personas muy activas, las = those on the go.
    * personas muy ocupadas, las = those on the go.
    * personas no invitadas, las = uninvited, the.
    * persona solitaria = lone wolf.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * personas que siempre están viajando, las = those on the go.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * personas relevantes = those held up for praise.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin hogar, las = homeless, the.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * persona subvencionada = fundee.
    * persona temerosa = risk taker.
    * persona típica, la = average man, the.
    * persona u organismo que recorta presupuestos o ayuda a reducir gastos = cost-cutter.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * por persona = per person.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * primera persona = first person.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * tipo de persona = public.
    * todas las personas implicadas = all concerned.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * tráfico de personas = foot fall.
    * tropezar una persona con otra = fall over + each other's feet.
    * usuario en persona = walk-in user.
    * visión contada por una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * visión de una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.

    * * *
    A
    1 (ser humano) person
    es una persona muy educada/simpática he's/she's a very polite/likable person
    había tres personas esperando there were three people waiting
    en el coche caben cinco personas the car can take five people
    [ S ] carga máxima: ocho personas o 500 kilos maximum capacity: eight persons or 500 kilos
    como persona no me gusta I don't like him as a person
    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? how many people do you have reporting to you?
    en la persona del Rey se concentra el poder civil y militar civil and military power resides in the King himself
    se rindió homenaje a los ex-combatientes en la persona de … tribute was paid to the war veterans who were represented by …
    las personas interesadas pueden presentarse mañana a las diez all those interested may come along tomorrow at ten o'clock
    es una persona de recursos she's a resourceful person, she's resourceful
    2 ( en locs):
    de persona a persona person to person
    en persona in person
    vino en persona a traerme la carta she brought me the letter in person
    conozco su obra, pero no lo conozco en persona I know his work, but I don't know him personally
    deberán presentarse en persona you must come personally o in person
    es el orden/la estupidez en persona he is orderliness/stupidity personified
    por persona: la comida salió a 20 dólares por persona the meal came to 20 dollars a head
    sólo se venden dos entradas por persona you can only get two tickets per person o per head
    hay dos trozos por persona there are two pieces each
    Compuestos:
    displaced person
    individual
    persona jurídica or moral
    legal entity
    individual
    persona no or non grata
    persona non grata
    B ( Ling) person
    la primera persona del singular/plural the first person singular/plural
    * * *

     

    Del verbo personarse: ( conjugate personarse)

    se persona es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

    persona sustantivo femenino


    dos o más personas two or more people;
    las personas interesadas … all those interested …
    b) ( en locs)

    en personair/presentarse in person;

    no lo conozco en persona I don't know him personally;
    por persona per person;
    solo se venden dos entradas por persona you can only get two tickets per person;
    la comida costó 20 dólares por persona the meal cost 20 dollars per o a head
    c) (Ling) person

    persona sustantivo femenino
    1 (individuo) person, people pl: es una persona muy sensible, he is a very sensitive person
    no es mala persona, he isn't a bad sort
    había demasiadas personas, there were too many people
    familiar persona mayor, grown-up
    persona non grata, persona non grata
    2 persona jurídica, legal entity
    3 Ling person
    tercera persona del singular, third person singular
    ♦ Locuciones: en persona, in person
    por persona, per person
    ' persona' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abajo
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abordar
    - aborregarse
    - abrazarse
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - acaparar
    - acartonarse
    - acoger
    - acogedor
    - acogedora
    - acogida
    - acostarse
    - adaptable
    - adefesio
    - adusta
    - adusto
    - afanosa
    - afanoso
    - afianzarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - agobiante
    - aguatera
    - aguatero
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alcanzar
    - alevosa
    - alevoso
    - alhaja
    - alma
    - alquilar
    - alta
    - alto
    - alza
    - amén
    - amordazar
    - animar
    - animadversión
    - animal
    - animarse
    - anular
    - apaciguarse
    English:
    abandon
    - absence
    - accept
    - accessible
    - acquaintance
    - act up
    - action
    - activity
    - adaptable
    - address
    - adjust
    - adjustment
    - admit
    - adult
    - advance
    - affect
    - affluent
    - agreeable
    - air
    - airy
    - aloof
    - am
    - angry
    - annoyance
    - appealing
    - appoint
    - approach
    - approachable
    - approve of
    - armchair
    - armor
    - armour
    - around
    - arrival
    - articulate
    - ask
    - ask for
    - ass
    - assassin
    - assassination
    - assign
    - astute
    - attractive
    - available
    - awkward
    - ax
    - axe
    - baby
    - background
    - backward
    * * *
    1. [individuo] person;
    vinieron varias personas several people came;
    cien personas a hundred people;
    la persona responsable the person in charge;
    necesitan la mediación de una tercera persona they need the mediation of a third party;
    ser buena persona to be nice;
    ha venido el obispo en persona the bishop came in person;
    este niño es el demonio en persona this child is the very devil;
    de persona a persona person to person, one to one;
    por persona per head
    persona de contacto contact person;
    persona mayor adult, grown-up;
    persona non grata persona non grata
    2. Der party
    persona física natural o legal person;
    persona jurídica legal entity o person
    3. Gram person;
    la segunda persona del singular the second person singular
    4. Rel person
    * * *
    f person;
    quince personas fifteen people;
    persona (humana) human being;
    persona mayor elderly person buena/mala persona nice/nasty person;
    en persona in person
    * * *
    : person
    * * *
    persona n person person se usa sobre todo en singular. Para el plural se dice people
    ¿cuántas personas había? how many people were there?

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona

  • 11 persona de fuera

    (n.) = outsider
    Ex. The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    * * *
    (n.) = outsider

    Ex: The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona de fuera

  • 12 persona que va por libre

    (n.) = outsider
    Ex. Some children are swayed more than others by the attitudes, opinions, behavior of friends and fellows, but none escapes unaffected, not even the outsider, the loner.
    * * *
    (n.) = outsider

    Ex: Some children are swayed more than others by the attitudes, opinions, behavior of friends and fellows, but none escapes unaffected, not even the outsider, the loner.

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona que va por libre

  • 13 afuerano

    - na masculino, femenino outsider
    * * *
    - na masculino, femenino outsider
    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    outsider
    * * *
    afuerano, -a, afuereño, -a, afuerino, -a nm,f
    Am outsider

    Spanish-English dictionary > afuerano

  • 14 afuerino

    adj.
    foreign, strange.
    * * *
    - na masculino, femenino (Chi) outsider
    * * *
    - na masculino, femenino (Chi) outsider
    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    ( Chi)
    outsider

    Spanish-English dictionary > afuerino

  • 15 argumento

    m.
    1 argument.
    un argumento a favor de/en contra de hacer algo an argument for/against doing something
    2 plot.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: argumentar.
    * * *
    1 argument
    2 (de novela, obra, etc) plot
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) argument, reasoning
    2) plot
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de razonamiento] argument tb Jur
    2) (Literat, Teat) plot; (TV etc) storyline

    argumento de la obra — plot summary, outline

    3) LAm (=discusión) argument, discussion, quarrel
    * * *
    a) ( razón) argument
    b) (Cin, Lit) plot, story line
    * * *
    = argument, contention, plot, point, thesis, storyline, thread, peg.
    Nota: En sentido figurado, razón o motivo utilizado como argumento para defender una actuación concreta.
    Ex. A précis is an account which restricts itself to the essential points in an argument.
    Ex. The main contentions are that it would serve both the long-term interests of authors and publishers and the interests of users of information.
    Ex. His work is criticized for its triviality, quantity, linguistically impoverished style, anemia of characterization, and cliched, stereotyped ideas and plots.
    Ex. Parts of the abstract are written in the informative style, whilst those points which are of less significance are treated indicatively.
    Ex. A praeses is a faculty moderator of an academic disputation, who normally proposes a thesis and participates in the ensuing disputation.
    Ex. Yet the aficionado of romantic fiction will be able to distinguish with ease between the novels of two authors whose storylines seem, to the outsider, to be virtually identical.
    Ex. The thread linking these giants is the acknowledgement that libraries exist to serve their users.
    Ex. The concepts currently being floated by UNESCO are such as will make convenient pegs to hang pleas for resources for bibliographic and library development to national governments.
    ----
    * ambas partes del argumento = both sides of the fence.
    * ambos lados del argumento = both sides of the fence.
    * apoyar + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * apoyar un argumento = support + contention.
    * argumento científico = scientific argument.
    * argumento comercial = business case.
    * argumento convincente = compelling argument.
    * argumento de venta = sales pitch, product pitch.
    * argumento en contra = counter-argument [counterargument].
    * argumento + girar en torno a = argument + revolve around.
    * argumento principal = main argument.
    * argumento que presenta los dos puntos de vista = two-sided argument.
    * argumento que presenta sólo un punto de vista = one-sided argument.
    * argumentos = ammunition, ammo.
    * argumentos a favor o en contra = arguments for (and/or) against.
    * argumentos en contra = counter-evidence.
    * corroborar un argumento = substantiate + claim.
    * defender + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * defender un argumento = support + view.
    * demostrar el argumento de Uno = prove + Posesivo + point, prove + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar un argumento = substantiate + claim.
    * encadenamiento de argumentos = threading.
    * esgrimir un argumento = put forward + argument.
    * formular un argumento = advance + argument, put forward + argument.
    * invalidar un argumento = invalidate + argument.
    * presentar argumentos a favor = make + a case for.
    * presentar argumentos a favor de = present + arguments in favour of.
    * presentar un argumento = advance + argument.
    * rebatir un argumento = counter + argument.
    * respaldar el argumento de uno = back up + story.
    * respaldar un argumento = back + Posesivo + argument, buttress + argument, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * * *
    a) ( razón) argument
    b) (Cin, Lit) plot, story line
    * * *
    = argument, contention, plot, point, thesis, storyline, thread, peg.
    Nota: En sentido figurado, razón o motivo utilizado como argumento para defender una actuación concreta.

    Ex: A précis is an account which restricts itself to the essential points in an argument.

    Ex: The main contentions are that it would serve both the long-term interests of authors and publishers and the interests of users of information.
    Ex: His work is criticized for its triviality, quantity, linguistically impoverished style, anemia of characterization, and cliched, stereotyped ideas and plots.
    Ex: Parts of the abstract are written in the informative style, whilst those points which are of less significance are treated indicatively.
    Ex: A praeses is a faculty moderator of an academic disputation, who normally proposes a thesis and participates in the ensuing disputation.
    Ex: Yet the aficionado of romantic fiction will be able to distinguish with ease between the novels of two authors whose storylines seem, to the outsider, to be virtually identical.
    Ex: The thread linking these giants is the acknowledgement that libraries exist to serve their users.
    Ex: The concepts currently being floated by UNESCO are such as will make convenient pegs to hang pleas for resources for bibliographic and library development to national governments.
    * ambas partes del argumento = both sides of the fence.
    * ambos lados del argumento = both sides of the fence.
    * apoyar + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * apoyar un argumento = support + contention.
    * argumento científico = scientific argument.
    * argumento comercial = business case.
    * argumento convincente = compelling argument.
    * argumento de venta = sales pitch, product pitch.
    * argumento en contra = counter-argument [counterargument].
    * argumento + girar en torno a = argument + revolve around.
    * argumento principal = main argument.
    * argumento que presenta los dos puntos de vista = two-sided argument.
    * argumento que presenta sólo un punto de vista = one-sided argument.
    * argumentos = ammunition, ammo.
    * argumentos a favor o en contra = arguments for (and/or) against.
    * argumentos en contra = counter-evidence.
    * corroborar un argumento = substantiate + claim.
    * defender + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * defender un argumento = support + view.
    * demostrar el argumento de Uno = prove + Posesivo + point, prove + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar un argumento = substantiate + claim.
    * encadenamiento de argumentos = threading.
    * esgrimir un argumento = put forward + argument.
    * formular un argumento = advance + argument, put forward + argument.
    * invalidar un argumento = invalidate + argument.
    * presentar argumentos a favor = make + a case for.
    * presentar argumentos a favor de = present + arguments in favour of.
    * presentar un argumento = advance + argument.
    * rebatir un argumento = counter + argument.
    * respaldar el argumento de uno = back up + story.
    * respaldar un argumento = back + Posesivo + argument, buttress + argument, buttress + Posesivo + case.

    * * *
    1 (razón) argument
    me dejó sin argumentos she demolished all my arguments
    esgrimió argumentos sólidos y convincentes he employed solid, convincing arguments
    2 ( Cin, Lit) plot, story line
    * * *

     

    Del verbo argumentar: ( conjugate argumentar)

    argumento es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    argumentó es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    argumentar    
    argumento
    argumentar ( conjugate argumentar) verbo transitivo
    to argue
    argumento sustantivo masculino

    b) (Cin, Lit) plot, story line

    argumentar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo to argue
    argumento sustantivo masculino
    1 (razonamiento) argument
    2 (trama) plot
    ' argumento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    absurda
    - absurdo
    - arma
    - base
    - confusa
    - confuso
    - consistente
    - débil
    - densidad
    - desmontar
    - disuasiva
    - disuasivo
    - disuasoria
    - disuasorio
    - esgrimir
    - exposición
    - hilo
    - inconsistente
    - mala
    - malo
    - oponer
    - peso
    - razón
    - risa
    - seguir
    - simplón
    - simplona
    - socorrida
    - socorrido
    - solidez
    - sutil
    - vigente
    - consistencia
    - contradecir
    - contundente
    - embrollo
    - estúpido
    - fundar
    - pobre
    - raciocinio
    - rebuscado
    - resumir
    - retorcido
    - sólido
    - sostener
    - verosímil
    English:
    acknowledge
    - argument
    - bogus
    - case
    - clever
    - cogent
    - contest
    - core
    - demolish
    - devastating
    - follow
    - forceful
    - impress
    - lame
    - leg
    - pith
    - plot
    - point
    - powerful
    - reasonable
    - shrewd
    - side
    - sound
    - stand up
    - state
    - story
    - story-line
    - take apart
    - telling
    - tenuous
    - thread
    - valid
    - weak
    - weakness
    - wishy-washy
    - woolly
    - wooly
    * * *
    1. [razonamiento] argument
    2. [trama] plot
    * * *
    m
    1 razón argument
    2 de libro, película etc plot
    * * *
    1) : argument, reasoning
    2) : plot, story line
    * * *
    1. (razonamiento) argument
    2. (tema de película, etc) plot

    Spanish-English dictionary > argumento

  • 16 arriesgarse

    1 (uso reflexivo) to risk
    * * *
    * * *
    VPR to take a risk, expose o.s. to danger
    * * *
    (v.) = take + a gamble, take + the chance, take + the plunge, go out on + a limb, take + chances (on), take + Posesivo + chances
    Ex. The College for the Distributed Trades library in London took a gamble in the summer of 87 and chose an automated library system that had never been tested in the UK.
    Ex. The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Internet access to OCLC: should the smaller library take the Internet plunge?'.
    Ex. The article 'CONSER goes out on a limb' is part of an issue devoted to serials experimentation and collaboration.
    Ex. Rosa's parents took a chance on their future by emigrating from Mexico to the United States.
    Ex. So I decided to take my chances and sneak away quietly on a day when Fabiola had a group meeting at her lab.
    * * *
    (v.) = take + a gamble, take + the chance, take + the plunge, go out on + a limb, take + chances (on), take + Posesivo + chances

    Ex: The College for the Distributed Trades library in London took a gamble in the summer of 87 and chose an automated library system that had never been tested in the UK.

    Ex: The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Internet access to OCLC: should the smaller library take the Internet plunge?'.
    Ex: The article 'CONSER goes out on a limb' is part of an issue devoted to serials experimentation and collaboration.
    Ex: Rosa's parents took a chance on their future by emigrating from Mexico to the United States.
    Ex: So I decided to take my chances and sneak away quietly on a day when Fabiola had a group meeting at her lab.

    * * *

    ■arriesgarse verbo reflexivo to risk: no quiere arriesgarse demasiado, he doesn't want to run too many risks ➣ Ver nota en risk
    ' arriesgarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    arriesgar
    English:
    chance
    - gamble
    - limb
    - plunge
    - risk
    * * *
    vpr
    to take risks/a risk;
    no quiero arriesgarme I don't want to risk it;
    no se arriesgó a participar she didn't risk taking part;
    si no te vas ahora te arriesgas a perder el tren if you don't go now you risk missing the train;
    se arriesga a que le descubran he's running the risk of being found out
    * * *
    v/r take a risk;
    arriesgarse a hacer algo risk doing sth
    * * *
    vr
    : to take a chance

    Spanish-English dictionary > arriesgarse

  • 17 carta abierta

    f.
    open letter.
    * * *
    open letter
    * * *
    * * *
    (n.) = open letter
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Is the public library still searching for its identity?: an open letter from an outsider'.
    * * *
    * * *

    Ex: The title of the article is 'Is the public library still searching for its identity?: an open letter from an outsider'.

    * * *
    open letter

    Spanish-English dictionary > carta abierta

  • 18 compañero

    adj.
    accompanying.
    m.
    1 companion, comrade, friend, pal.
    2 associate, affiliate, partner.
    3 live-in lover.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (sentimental, pareja) partner
    2 (colega) companion, mate; (camarada) comrade
    3 figurado (guante, zapato, etc) the other one, the one that goes with this one
    \
    compañero,-a de armas comrade-in-arms
    compañero,-a de colegio schoolmate
    compañero,-a de equipo team-mate
    compañero,-a de fatigas fellow sufferer
    compañero,-a de habitación roommate
    compañero,-a de piso flatmate
    compañero,-a de trabajo workmate, colleague
    compañero,-a de viaje travelling companion
    * * *
    (f. - compañera)
    noun
    companion, fellow
    * * *
    compañero, -a
    SM / F
    1) [gen] companion; (Dep, Naipes) partner; (Dep) [de equipo] team-mate

    compañero/a de armas — comrade-in-arms

    compañero/a de baile — dancing partner

    compañero/a de cama — bedfellow

    compañero/a de candidatura — running mate

    compañero/a de clase — schoolmate, classmate

    compañero/a de cuarto — roommate

    compañero/a de infortunio — companion in misfortune

    compañero/a de juego — playmate

    compañero/a de piso — flatmate, roommate (EEUU)

    compañero/a de rancho — messmate

    compañero/a de trabajo — [en fábrica] workmate, fellow worker; [en oficina] colleague

    compañero/a de viaje — fellow traveller, fellow traveler (EEUU)

    compañero/a sentimental — partner

    2)

    dos calcetines que no son compañeros — two odd socks, two socks which do not match

    ¿dónde está el compañero de este? — where is the one that goes with this?, where is the other one (of the pair)?

    3) (Pol) brother/sister

    ¡compañeros! — comrades!

    * * *
    - ra masculino, femenino

    compañero de cuarto or habitación — roommate

    compañero de juegos/de clase/de trabajo — playmate/classmate/workmate

    b) (pareja sentimental, en juegos) partner
    c) (fam) (de guante, calcetín) pair

    ¿dónde está el compañero de este guante? — where's the other glove?

    d) ( Pol) comrade
    * * *
    = bedfellow, colleague, companion, fellow, partner, helpmate, mate, partner, male partner, sexual partner, matching.
    Ex. I would like to devote a couple of moments each to what may seem strange bedfellows at first: Sholom Aleichem, Melvil's Rib, the CIA, and La Jolla, California.
    Ex. Thus the electronic journal (e-journal) is a concept where scientists are able to input ideas and text to a computer data base for their colleagues to view, and similarly to view the work of others.
    Ex. In one, called working on time or in pocket, the clicker received copy and instructions from the overseer and divided the work among his companions.
    Ex. Some children are swayed more than others by the attitudes, opinions, behavior of friends and fellows, but none escapes unaffected, not even the outsider, the loner.
    Ex. Under this agreement, UTLAS has a Quebec partner with the exclusive right to offer UTLAS' services and products in that province.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Microcomputer library resources: headache or helpmate?.
    Ex. Equally the housewife happily crossing off her numbers in the bingo hall is just as much at leisure as is her husband painting his pigeon loft and then going for a drink with his mates at the pub.
    Ex. This project did not attempt to look at more personal factors such as partners and dependants on this occasion.
    Ex. According to custom, men are allowed to have concubines & women lack the right to refuse sex to their male partners.
    Ex. Mating strategies also appeared to be influenced by birth order, most notably in the area of infidelity, with middleborns being the least likely birth order to cheat on a sexual partner.
    Ex. By selecting this qualifier all works having a matching number of pages will be included in the search.
    ----
    * compañero de casa = housemate.
    * compañero de casa, compañero de piso = housemate.
    * compañero de clase = classmate.
    * compañero de equipo = teammate.
    * compañero de estudios = co-student.
    * compañero de fatigas = brother in arms.
    * compañero de habitación = roommate.
    * compañero de juego = teammate.
    * compañero del alma = soulmate, kindred spirit.
    * compañero de piso = flatmate, housemate.
    * compañero de profesión = colleague.
    * compañero de trabajo = co-worker [coworker], male colleague, work colleague, fellow worker.
    * compañero de viaje = fellow traveller.
    * compañero de vida = lifemate.
    * compañeros = peer group.
    * compañero sentimental = male partner.
    * enseñanza por compañeros = peer instruction.
    * red de antiguos compañeros = old boy network.
    * relación entre compañeros = peer interaction.
    * tutorías por compañeros = peer coaching.
    * * *
    - ra masculino, femenino

    compañero de cuarto or habitación — roommate

    compañero de juegos/de clase/de trabajo — playmate/classmate/workmate

    b) (pareja sentimental, en juegos) partner
    c) (fam) (de guante, calcetín) pair

    ¿dónde está el compañero de este guante? — where's the other glove?

    d) ( Pol) comrade
    * * *
    = bedfellow, colleague, companion, fellow, partner, helpmate, mate, partner, male partner, sexual partner, matching.

    Ex: I would like to devote a couple of moments each to what may seem strange bedfellows at first: Sholom Aleichem, Melvil's Rib, the CIA, and La Jolla, California.

    Ex: Thus the electronic journal (e-journal) is a concept where scientists are able to input ideas and text to a computer data base for their colleagues to view, and similarly to view the work of others.
    Ex: In one, called working on time or in pocket, the clicker received copy and instructions from the overseer and divided the work among his companions.
    Ex: Some children are swayed more than others by the attitudes, opinions, behavior of friends and fellows, but none escapes unaffected, not even the outsider, the loner.
    Ex: Under this agreement, UTLAS has a Quebec partner with the exclusive right to offer UTLAS' services and products in that province.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Microcomputer library resources: headache or helpmate?.
    Ex: Equally the housewife happily crossing off her numbers in the bingo hall is just as much at leisure as is her husband painting his pigeon loft and then going for a drink with his mates at the pub.
    Ex: This project did not attempt to look at more personal factors such as partners and dependants on this occasion.
    Ex: According to custom, men are allowed to have concubines & women lack the right to refuse sex to their male partners.
    Ex: Mating strategies also appeared to be influenced by birth order, most notably in the area of infidelity, with middleborns being the least likely birth order to cheat on a sexual partner.
    Ex: By selecting this qualifier all works having a matching number of pages will be included in the search.
    * compañero de casa = housemate.
    * compañero de casa, compañero de piso = housemate.
    * compañero de clase = classmate.
    * compañero de equipo = teammate.
    * compañero de estudios = co-student.
    * compañero de fatigas = brother in arms.
    * compañero de habitación = roommate.
    * compañero de juego = teammate.
    * compañero del alma = soulmate, kindred spirit.
    * compañero de piso = flatmate, housemate.
    * compañero de profesión = colleague.
    * compañero de trabajo = co-worker [coworker], male colleague, work colleague, fellow worker.
    * compañero de viaje = fellow traveller.
    * compañero de vida = lifemate.
    * compañeros = peer group.
    * compañero sentimental = male partner.
    * enseñanza por compañeros = peer instruction.
    * red de antiguos compañeros = old boy network.
    * relación entre compañeros = peer interaction.
    * tutorías por compañeros = peer coaching.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1
    (en una actividad): un compañero de equipo a fellow team member, another member of the team
    es una compañera que trabaja en la fábrica she works with me at the factory, she's a worker from the factory ( AmE), she's a workmate of mine at the factory
    mi compañero de banco or pupitre the boy who sits next to me at school
    fuimos compañeros de universidad we were at college together
    éramos compañeras de clase we were schoolmates, we were at school together
    compañero de piso roommate ( AmE), flatmate ( BrE)
    compañero de cuarto or habitación roommate
    compañero de trabajo (en una fábrica) workmate, fellow worker, coworker ( AmE) (en una oficina) colleague, workmate, coworker ( AmE)
    2 (en naipes) partner
    siempre que jugamos de compañeros perdemos every time we play together o as partners we lose
    3 (pareja) partner
    4 ( fam) (de un guante, calcetín) pair
    ¿dónde está el compañero de este guante/pendiente? where's the pair for this glove/earring?, where's the glove/earring that goes with this one?
    Compuestos:
    comrade-in-arms
    (en un viaje) traveling* companion; ( Pol) fellow traveler*
    * * *

     

    compañero
    ◊ -ra sustantivo masculino, femenino



    fuimos compañeros de universidad we were at college together;
    compañero de clase/de trabajo classmate/workmate
    b) (pareja sentimental, en juegos) partner;

    (de guante, calcetín) (fam) pair
    c) ( Pol) comrade

    compañero,-a sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 companion: fuimos compañeros de colegio, we were school friends
    (de piso) flatmate
    (de habitación) roommate
    2 (pareja sentimental) partner
    ' compañero' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amiga
    - amigo
    - compadre
    - compañera
    - pareja
    - parejo
    - socia
    - socio
    - compinche
    - cuñado
    English:
    associate
    - brother
    - cellmate
    - classmate
    - colleague
    - companion
    - comrade
    - escort
    - fellow
    - flatmate
    - match
    - mate
    - partner
    - playmate
    - roommate
    - team-mate
    - workmate
    - class
    - coworker
    - flat
    - man
    - play
    - room
    - team
    * * *
    compañero, -a nm,f
    1. [pareja, acompañante] partner;
    la actriz asistió junto a su actual compañero the actress was accompanied by her current partner
    2. [colega] colleague;
    compañero (de trabajo) colleague, Br workmate, US co-worker;
    fue compañero mío en la universidad he was at university with me;
    hemos sido compañeros de aventuras we've done lots of things together
    compañero de apartamento Br flatmate, US roommate;
    compañero de armas comrade-in-arms;
    compañero de casa housemate;
    Esp compañero de piso Br flatmate, US roommate;
    compañero de viaje travelling companion
    3. [en juegos por parejas] partner
    4. [par]
    el compañero de este guante/calcetín the glove/sock that goes with this one
    5. [camarada] comrade;
    el compañero Rodríguez comrade Rodríguez
    * * *
    m, compañera f companion; en una relación, un juego partner
    * * *
    : companion, mate, partner
    * * *
    1. (amigo) companion
    2. (pareja) partner
    3. (de trabajo) colleague

    Spanish-English dictionary > compañero

  • 19 evitar ser afectado

    (v.) = escape + unaffected
    Ex. Some children are swayed more than others by the attitudes, opinions, behavior of friends and fellows, but none escapes unaffected, not even the outsider, the loner.
    * * *
    (v.) = escape + unaffected

    Ex: Some children are swayed more than others by the attitudes, opinions, behavior of friends and fellows, but none escapes unaffected, not even the outsider, the loner.

    Spanish-English dictionary > evitar ser afectado

  • 20 infinitamente

    adv.
    infinitely, immensely.
    * * *
    1 infinitely
    * * *

    te lo agradeceré infinitamenteI'd be deeply o immensely grateful to you

    * * *
    adverbio infinitely

    te lo agradezco infinitamenteI'm deeply o infinitely grateful to you

    * * *
    = endlessly, in perpetuity.
    Ex. If we look at a totally different sort of book, romantic fiction, we find here a form of novel which, to the outsider who has never read one of them, may seem to be endlessly repetitious.
    Ex. Image degradation is no longer a threat and the original can be reproduced in perpetuity with no loss of image quality.
    ----
    * infinitamente + Adjetivo = infinitely + Adjetivo, endlessly + Adjetivo.
    * * *
    adverbio infinitely

    te lo agradezco infinitamenteI'm deeply o infinitely grateful to you

    * * *
    = endlessly, in perpetuity.

    Ex: If we look at a totally different sort of book, romantic fiction, we find here a form of novel which, to the outsider who has never read one of them, may seem to be endlessly repetitious.

    Ex: Image degradation is no longer a threat and the original can be reproduced in perpetuity with no loss of image quality.
    * infinitamente + Adjetivo = infinitely + Adjetivo, endlessly + Adjetivo.

    * * *
    infinitely
    te lo agradezco infinitamente I'm deeply o infinitely grateful to you
    siento infinitamente no haber podido asistir a la ceremonia I'm terribly o awfully sorry not to have been able to attend the ceremony
    es infinitamente superior it is infinitely o vastly superior
    * * *

    infinitamente adverbio
    1 Mat infinitely
    2 (muchísimo) exceedingly, infinitely: esta leche es infinitamente mejor que la que compras tú, this milk is infinitely better than the one you buy
    ' infinitamente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    infinitely
    - vastly
    * * *
    infinitely;
    es infinitamente mejor it's infinitely better;
    siento infinitamente que no puedas ir I'm extremely sorry that you can't go;
    les estoy infinitamente agradecido I'm extremely grateful to them

    Spanish-English dictionary > infinitamente

См. также в других словарях:

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  • Outsider — est un mot anglais qui signifie celui qui est en dehors. En Français, il désigne un concurrent dont les chances de victoire sont très minces. Il désigne également une équipe pouvant avoir de très bons résultats sans pour autant faire partie des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Outsider — steht für: Außenseiter, eine Person, die sich wegen mangelndem Interesse oder Gespür nicht in einer speziellen gesellschaftlichen Gruppe integriert oder von dieser nicht akzeptiert wird ein Schifffahrtsunternehmen, das unabhängig… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • outsider — ÓUTSIDER subst. 1. Cal care în mod normal nu are şansa să câştige într un concurs hipic. 2. Concurent sau echipă cu slabe şanse de câştig într o competiţie sportivă. 3. (Ec. pol.) Întreprindere capitalistă rămasă în afara unei organizaţii… …   Dicționar Român

  • outsider — UK US /ˌaʊtˈsaɪdər/ noun [C] ► WORKPLACE someone who is paid by a company or organization to do a particular job, but who is not a permanent employee: »In 2009, the company hired an outsider with marketing experience in an effort to revive its… …   Financial and business terms

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  • Outsider — (engl., spr. aut ßaider, »Außenseiter«), in dec Turfsprache ein Pferd, dem man eine geringe Chance für den Gewinn zutraut, und das deshalb auch bei den Wetten keine besondere Rolle spielt. Der Ausdruck wird auch bei anderm Sport angewandt, dann… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Outsider — (engl., spr. autseider), ein Rennpferd, dem man keine Gewinnchancen zuspricht, dann auch auf andere Rennen und andere Verhältnisse übertragen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • outsider — index alien, pariah, stranger Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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