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Herculanian

  • 1 Capitolio del Estado

    Ex. It took more than two hundred stonecutters to finally finish the herculanian task of installing all of the marble in the State Capitol.
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    Ex: It took more than two hundred stonecutters to finally finish the herculanian task of installing all of the marble in the State Capitol.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Capitolio del Estado

  • 2 calar en

    (v.) = grow on/upon + Pronombre
    Ex. The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.
    * * *
    (v.) = grow on/upon + Pronombre

    Ex: The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.

    Spanish-English dictionary > calar en

  • 3 cantero

    m.
    1 flowerbed. (Cuban Spanish, River Plate)
    2 stonemason, quarryman, stonecutter, hewer.
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    1 stonemason
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    SM
    1) (Min) quarryman; (Arquit) stonemason
    2) (=cabo) end, extremity
    3) Cono Sur [de plantas] bed, plot; [de flores] flowerbed; And, Méx [de caña] plot of sugar cane
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    masculino (RPl) flowerbed
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    Ex. It took more than two hundred stonecutters to finally finish the herculanian task of installing all of the marble in the State Capitol.
    * * *
    masculino (RPl) flowerbed
    * * *

    Ex: It took more than two hundred stonecutters to finally finish the herculanian task of installing all of the marble in the State Capitol.

    * * *
    ( RPl)
    flowerbed
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    cantero m (trabajador de cantera) quarryman
    (artesano) stonemason: pedimos al cantero que nos labrara una cruz, we asked the stone mason to carve us a cross
    ' cantero' also found in these entries:
    English:
    bed
    - flower
    - stone
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    cantero, -a
    nm,f
    [picapedrero] quarry worker, quarryman; [masón] stonemason, mason
    nm
    Cuba, RP [parterre] flowerbed
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    m
    1 quarryman
    2 S.Am. ( parterre) flowerbed

    Spanish-English dictionary > cantero

  • 4 ciclópeo

    adj.
    Cyclopean.
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    1 Cyclopean, gigantic, huge, massive
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    ADJ gigantic, colossal
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    = Herculean, Herculanian.
    Ex. A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
    Ex. The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
    * * *
    = Herculean, Herculanian.

    Ex: A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.

    Ex: The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.

    * * *
    ciclópeo, -a adj
    [enorme] colossal, massive
    * * *
    adj fig
    gigantic

    Spanish-English dictionary > ciclópeo

  • 5 circunstancia adversa

    Ex. The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.
    * * *

    Ex: The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.

    Spanish-English dictionary > circunstancia adversa

  • 6 empezar a calar en

    (v.) = grow on/upon + Pronombre
    Ex. The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.
    * * *
    (v.) = grow on/upon + Pronombre

    Ex: The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.

    Spanish-English dictionary > empezar a calar en

  • 7 empezar a comprender

    (v.) = grow on/upon + Pronombre
    Ex. The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.
    * * *
    (v.) = grow on/upon + Pronombre

    Ex: The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.

    Spanish-English dictionary > empezar a comprender

  • 8 empezar a darse cuenta de

    (v.) = grow on/upon + Pronombre
    Ex. The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.
    * * *
    (v.) = grow on/upon + Pronombre

    Ex: The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.

    Spanish-English dictionary > empezar a darse cuenta de

  • 9 emprender una iniciativa

    (v.) = undertake + enterprise
    Ex. The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.
    * * *
    (v.) = undertake + enterprise

    Ex: The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.

    Spanish-English dictionary > emprender una iniciativa

  • 10 enorme

    adj.
    enormous, huge.
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    1 (grande) enormous, huge, vast
    2 (desmedido) tremendous, great
    3 familiar (muy bueno) very good, excellent
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    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=muy grande) enormous, huge
    2) * (=estupendo) killing *, marvellous
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    adjetivo <edificio/animal/suma> huge, enormous; < zona> vast, huge
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    = deep [deeper -comp., deepest -sup.], enormous, exponential, extensive, huge, infinite, mammoth, massive, monumental, prodigious, intense, abysmal, Herculean, colossal, of epic proportions, monstrous, a monster of a, Herculanian.
    Ex. The world's largest processing department's plans and policies are always of deep interest.
    Ex. In coventional libraries, such searches usually involve an enormous amount of time and energy.
    Ex. Information technology continues to develop at an exponential rate.
    Ex. The minutely detailed classification is of the type appropriate to an extensive collection.
    Ex. A user searching for Smith's 'History as Argument' who was not sure under which subject it would be entered, would have to prowl through a huge number of cards in a card catalog to find the entry under SMITH.
    Ex. It is still the same inexorably literal logic which must ultimately glance into the chaos, and small differences create infinite displacements between records.
    Ex. The only problem is the mammoth task of interfiling new cards, especially in catalogues where there are large numbers of new or amended entries.
    Ex. When the use of all synonymous terms would result in a massive duplication of A/Z subject index entries 'see references' are employed.
    Ex. She was chairperson of the Task Force that in 1972 wrote a monumental report about discrimination against women in the library profession.
    Ex. The summation of human experience is being expanded at a prodigious rate, and the means we use for threading through the consequent maze to the momentarily important item is the same as was used in the days of square-rigged ships.
    Ex. Mexico is undergoing an intense epidemiological transition characterised by a decline in the incidence of infectious diseases and a rapid increase in the importance of chronic illnesses and accidents.
    Ex. The major problem encountered in encouraging young adults to use public libraries is the abysmal lack of specialist young adult librarians = El principal problema que se encuentra para es incentivar a los jóvenes a usar las bibliotecas públicas es la enorme falta de bibliotecarios especialistas en temas relacionados con los adolescentes.
    Ex. A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
    Ex. University libraries have a problem in theft of books which is running at a colossal rate.
    Ex. Even though they are not as long as I think they should be, many of the stories are of epic proportions and many of them are very entertaining.
    Ex. Bogardus privately resolved that nothing would induce her to assent to this monstrous possibility.
    Ex. Hurricane Rita became a monster of a storm as it gathered strength over the Gulf of Mexico.
    Ex. The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
    ----
    * boquete enorme = gaping hole.
    * * *
    adjetivo <edificio/animal/suma> huge, enormous; < zona> vast, huge
    * * *
    = deep [deeper -comp., deepest -sup.], enormous, exponential, extensive, huge, infinite, mammoth, massive, monumental, prodigious, intense, abysmal, Herculean, colossal, of epic proportions, monstrous, a monster of a, Herculanian.

    Ex: The world's largest processing department's plans and policies are always of deep interest.

    Ex: In coventional libraries, such searches usually involve an enormous amount of time and energy.
    Ex: Information technology continues to develop at an exponential rate.
    Ex: The minutely detailed classification is of the type appropriate to an extensive collection.
    Ex: A user searching for Smith's 'History as Argument' who was not sure under which subject it would be entered, would have to prowl through a huge number of cards in a card catalog to find the entry under SMITH.
    Ex: It is still the same inexorably literal logic which must ultimately glance into the chaos, and small differences create infinite displacements between records.
    Ex: The only problem is the mammoth task of interfiling new cards, especially in catalogues where there are large numbers of new or amended entries.
    Ex: When the use of all synonymous terms would result in a massive duplication of A/Z subject index entries 'see references' are employed.
    Ex: She was chairperson of the Task Force that in 1972 wrote a monumental report about discrimination against women in the library profession.
    Ex: The summation of human experience is being expanded at a prodigious rate, and the means we use for threading through the consequent maze to the momentarily important item is the same as was used in the days of square-rigged ships.
    Ex: Mexico is undergoing an intense epidemiological transition characterised by a decline in the incidence of infectious diseases and a rapid increase in the importance of chronic illnesses and accidents.
    Ex: The major problem encountered in encouraging young adults to use public libraries is the abysmal lack of specialist young adult librarians = El principal problema que se encuentra para es incentivar a los jóvenes a usar las bibliotecas públicas es la enorme falta de bibliotecarios especialistas en temas relacionados con los adolescentes.
    Ex: A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
    Ex: University libraries have a problem in theft of books which is running at a colossal rate.
    Ex: Even though they are not as long as I think they should be, many of the stories are of epic proportions and many of them are very entertaining.
    Ex: Bogardus privately resolved that nothing would induce her to assent to this monstrous possibility.
    Ex: Hurricane Rita became a monster of a storm as it gathered strength over the Gulf of Mexico.
    Ex: The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
    * boquete enorme = gaping hole.

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    ‹edificio/animal› huge, enormous; ‹aumento/suma› huge, enormous, vast; ‹zona› vast, huge
    la diferencia es enorme the difference is enormous o huge
    tiene unas manos enormes he has huge o enormous hands
    sentí una pena enorme I felt tremendously sad o a tremendous sense of sadness
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    enorme adjetivo ‹edificio/animal/suma huge, enormous;
    zona vast, huge;

    enorme adjetivo enormous, huge: vimos un elefante enorme, we saw an enormous elephant
    (de consideración) un enorme error, a clanger

    ' enorme' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atroz
    - botija
    - congratularse
    - desnivel
    - estrepitosa
    - estrepitoso
    - satisfacción
    - soberana
    - soberano
    - sofoco
    - supina
    - supino
    English:
    effective
    - enormous
    - face
    - gaping
    - ginormous
    - huge
    - immense
    - massive
    - monstrous
    - monumental
    - vast
    - whopper
    - world
    - derive
    - extreme
    - gigantic
    - it
    - prodigious
    - scar
    - yawning
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    enorme adj
    1. [muy grande] [objeto, persona, cantidad] huge, enormous;
    [defecto, error] huge;
    estos animales tienen una enorme capacidad para reproducirse these creatures have an enormous reproductive capacity;
    una torre de enorme altura an enormously tall tower;
    tu hijo está ya enorme your son's really huge;
    le invadía una enorme tristeza he was overcome by a great sadness
    2. Fam [excelente] great, fantastic
    * * *
    adj enormous, huge
    * * *
    enorme adj
    inmenso: enormous, huge
    enormemente adv
    * * *
    enorme adj enormous / huge

    Spanish-English dictionary > enorme

  • 11 esfuerzo

    m.
    1 effort.
    hacer esfuerzos, hacer un esfuerzo to make an effort, to try hard
    estoy haciendo esfuerzos por no llorar I'm trying hard not to cry
    haz un último esfuerzo, ya verás como ahora lo consigues make one last attempt, you'll do it this time!
    sin esfuerzo effortlessly
    2 strain.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: esforzar.
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    1 effort, endeavour (US endeavor)
    2 (valor) courage, spirit
    \
    hacer un esfuerzo (físico) to make an effort, exert oneself 2 (moral) to try hard, strive
    sin esfuerzo effortlessly
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    noun m.
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    SM
    1) [de fuerza física, intelectual] effort

    sin esfuerzo — effortlessly, without strain

    no hizo el más mínimo esfuerzo por agradar — he made absolutely no effort at all to be nice, he didn't make the slightest effort to be nice

    2) (=vigor) spirit, vigour, vigor (EEUU)
    3) (Mec) stress
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    masculino effort
    * * *
    = endeavour [endeavor, -USA], labour [labor, -USA], leg work, struggle, effort, toil, elbow grease.
    Ex. Eventually, it came to be recognized that the Classification Research Group's endeavours might be pertinent to the problem of alphabetical indexing.
    Ex. An editor is a person who prepares for publication an item not his own and whose labour may be limited to the preparation of the item for the manufacturer.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS may replace the typewriter, the catalog card, and much leg work, but it cannot replace the decision-making capabilities of the library staff.
    Ex. The struggle to make the library an integral part of the educational process is a long-standing one which has yet to be resolved.
    Ex. For example, with such a system a change of the heading AEROPLANES -- ASSISTED TAKE-OFF in figure 7 would without further effort be reflected in the six associated cross-reference records.
    Ex. Furthermore, the computer can be used, and is already being used, to eliminate drudgery, busywork, and useless toil in library systems.
    Ex. The window frames appeared to have not seen the light of day for over 50 years and were totally caked in dirt -- although with some elbow grease the window came up a treat.
    ----
    * ahorro de esfuerzo = savings in energy, savings in effort.
    * aumentar el esfuerzo = increase + effort.
    * aunar esfuerzos = join + forces, coordinate + efforts, join + hands, pool + efforts, pull together.
    * compartir esfuerzos = share + efforts.
    * concentrar el esfuerzo = concentrate + effort, direct + effort, direct + energy, concentrate + Posesivo + energy.
    * concentrar el esfuerzo en = divert + effort into.
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * conseguir con esfuerzo = mine.
    * consumir esfuerzo = take up + energy.
    * coordinar esfuerzos = coordinate + efforts.
    * dedicación de esfuerzo = expenditure of effort.
    * dedicar el tiempo y el esfuerzo = take + the time and effort.
    * dedicar esfuerzo = expend + effort, spend + effort, devote + energy, give + effort.
    * dedicar todo el esfuerzo del mundo a = put + Posesivo + heart into.
    * demandar mucho esfuerzo por parte de Alguien = tax + Posesivo + imagination.
    * dirigir el esfuerzo = direct + effort, direct + energy.
    * duplicidad de esfuerzos = duplication of effort.
    * empezar a sudar por el esfuerzo = work up + a sweat, work up + a lather.
    * en + Posesivo + esfuerzo de = in + Posesivo + quest for/to.
    * entrar hambre después del esfuerzo = work up + an appetite.
    * entrar sed después del esfuerzo = work up + a thirst.
    * en un esfuerzo por = in an effort to.
    * esfuerzo cognitivo = cognitive overhead.
    * esfuerzo común = concerted effort.
    * esfuerzo conjunto = team effort.
    * esfuerzo de equipo = team effort.
    * esfuerzo denodado = strenuous effort.
    * esfuerzo físico = physical effort.
    * esfuerzo físico humano = human power.
    * esfuerzo + fracasar = effort + founder.
    * esfuerzo + hacer sudar = work up + a sweat, work up + a lather.
    * esfuerzo heroico = all out effort.
    * esfuerzo humano = human energy.
    * esfuerzo intelectual = cognitive overhead, intellectual effort.
    * esfuerzo inútil = wasted energy.
    * esfuerzo mental = cognitive overhead, mental effort.
    * esfuerzo sobrehumano = Herculean effort, Herculanian effort.
    * exigir esfuerzo = take + effort.
    * frustrar el esfuerzo = frustrate + effort.
    * ganar a Alguien sin apenas hacer ningún esfuerzo = beat + Nombre + hands down, win + hands down.
    * hacer Algo con mucho esfuerzo = plod (along/through).
    * hacer el esfuerzo necesario = pull + Posesivo + (own) weight.
    * hacer el último esfuerzo = go + the last mile, go + the extra mile.
    * hacer grandes esfuerzos por = take + (great) pains to.
    * hacer un esfuerzo = make + effort.
    * hacer un gran esfuerzo = go out of + Posesivo + way to + Infinitivo.
    * invertir esfuerzo intelectual en = invest + Posesivo + thoughts in.
    * justificar el esfuerzo = justify + the effort.
    * llevar tiempo y esfuerzo = take + time and effort.
    * merecer la pena el esfuerzo = repay + effort.
    * mucho esfuerzo = hard work.
    * necesitar esfuerzo = take + effort.
    * no concentrar el esfuerzo = spread + Nombre + thinly.
    * poner esfuerzo = give + effort.
    * propulsado con el esfuerzo físico humano = human-powered.
    * realizar esfuerzo = exert + effort.
    * realizar un esfuerzo = put forth + effort, make + effort.
    * realizar un esfuerzo común = make + a concerted effort.
    * redirigir el esfuerzo = refocus + effort.
    * redirigir un esfuerzo = divert + impetus.
    * redoblar esfuerzos = redouble + efforts.
    * reducir el esfuerzo = reduce + effort.
    * reorientar el esfuerzo = refocus + effort.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * tener hambre después del esfuerzo = work up + an appetite.
    * tener sed después del esfuerzo = work up + a thirst.
    * tirar dinero y esfuerzo por la borda = be money and effort down the drain.
    * trabajo y esfuerzo = toil and trouble.
    * unir esfuerzos = join + hands.
    * vehículo propulsado por el esfuerzo físico humano = human-powered vehicle.
    * * *
    masculino effort
    * * *
    = endeavour [endeavor, -USA], labour [labor, -USA], leg work, struggle, effort, toil, elbow grease.

    Ex: Eventually, it came to be recognized that the Classification Research Group's endeavours might be pertinent to the problem of alphabetical indexing.

    Ex: An editor is a person who prepares for publication an item not his own and whose labour may be limited to the preparation of the item for the manufacturer.
    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS may replace the typewriter, the catalog card, and much leg work, but it cannot replace the decision-making capabilities of the library staff.
    Ex: The struggle to make the library an integral part of the educational process is a long-standing one which has yet to be resolved.
    Ex: For example, with such a system a change of the heading AEROPLANES -- ASSISTED TAKE-OFF in figure 7 would without further effort be reflected in the six associated cross-reference records.
    Ex: Furthermore, the computer can be used, and is already being used, to eliminate drudgery, busywork, and useless toil in library systems.
    Ex: The window frames appeared to have not seen the light of day for over 50 years and were totally caked in dirt -- although with some elbow grease the window came up a treat.
    * ahorro de esfuerzo = savings in energy, savings in effort.
    * aumentar el esfuerzo = increase + effort.
    * aunar esfuerzos = join + forces, coordinate + efforts, join + hands, pool + efforts, pull together.
    * compartir esfuerzos = share + efforts.
    * concentrar el esfuerzo = concentrate + effort, direct + effort, direct + energy, concentrate + Posesivo + energy.
    * concentrar el esfuerzo en = divert + effort into.
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * conseguir con esfuerzo = mine.
    * consumir esfuerzo = take up + energy.
    * coordinar esfuerzos = coordinate + efforts.
    * dedicación de esfuerzo = expenditure of effort.
    * dedicar el tiempo y el esfuerzo = take + the time and effort.
    * dedicar esfuerzo = expend + effort, spend + effort, devote + energy, give + effort.
    * dedicar todo el esfuerzo del mundo a = put + Posesivo + heart into.
    * demandar mucho esfuerzo por parte de Alguien = tax + Posesivo + imagination.
    * dirigir el esfuerzo = direct + effort, direct + energy.
    * duplicidad de esfuerzos = duplication of effort.
    * empezar a sudar por el esfuerzo = work up + a sweat, work up + a lather.
    * en + Posesivo + esfuerzo de = in + Posesivo + quest for/to.
    * entrar hambre después del esfuerzo = work up + an appetite.
    * entrar sed después del esfuerzo = work up + a thirst.
    * en un esfuerzo por = in an effort to.
    * esfuerzo cognitivo = cognitive overhead.
    * esfuerzo común = concerted effort.
    * esfuerzo conjunto = team effort.
    * esfuerzo de equipo = team effort.
    * esfuerzo denodado = strenuous effort.
    * esfuerzo físico = physical effort.
    * esfuerzo físico humano = human power.
    * esfuerzo + fracasar = effort + founder.
    * esfuerzo + hacer sudar = work up + a sweat, work up + a lather.
    * esfuerzo heroico = all out effort.
    * esfuerzo humano = human energy.
    * esfuerzo intelectual = cognitive overhead, intellectual effort.
    * esfuerzo inútil = wasted energy.
    * esfuerzo mental = cognitive overhead, mental effort.
    * esfuerzo sobrehumano = Herculean effort, Herculanian effort.
    * exigir esfuerzo = take + effort.
    * frustrar el esfuerzo = frustrate + effort.
    * ganar a Alguien sin apenas hacer ningún esfuerzo = beat + Nombre + hands down, win + hands down.
    * hacer Algo con mucho esfuerzo = plod (along/through).
    * hacer el esfuerzo necesario = pull + Posesivo + (own) weight.
    * hacer el último esfuerzo = go + the last mile, go + the extra mile.
    * hacer grandes esfuerzos por = take + (great) pains to.
    * hacer un esfuerzo = make + effort.
    * hacer un gran esfuerzo = go out of + Posesivo + way to + Infinitivo.
    * invertir esfuerzo intelectual en = invest + Posesivo + thoughts in.
    * justificar el esfuerzo = justify + the effort.
    * llevar tiempo y esfuerzo = take + time and effort.
    * merecer la pena el esfuerzo = repay + effort.
    * mucho esfuerzo = hard work.
    * necesitar esfuerzo = take + effort.
    * no concentrar el esfuerzo = spread + Nombre + thinly.
    * poner esfuerzo = give + effort.
    * propulsado con el esfuerzo físico humano = human-powered.
    * realizar esfuerzo = exert + effort.
    * realizar un esfuerzo = put forth + effort, make + effort.
    * realizar un esfuerzo común = make + a concerted effort.
    * redirigir el esfuerzo = refocus + effort.
    * redirigir un esfuerzo = divert + impetus.
    * redoblar esfuerzos = redouble + efforts.
    * reducir el esfuerzo = reduce + effort.
    * reorientar el esfuerzo = refocus + effort.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * tener hambre después del esfuerzo = work up + an appetite.
    * tener sed después del esfuerzo = work up + a thirst.
    * tirar dinero y esfuerzo por la borda = be money and effort down the drain.
    * trabajo y esfuerzo = toil and trouble.
    * unir esfuerzos = join + hands.
    * vehículo propulsado por el esfuerzo físico humano = human-powered vehicle.

    * * *
    por lo menos hizo el esfuerzo de ser amable at least he made an effort o tried to be friendly
    hay que hacer un esfuerzo de imaginación you have to use your imagination
    me costó muchos esfuerzos convencerlo it took a lot of effort to persuade him, I had a lot of trouble persuading him
    conseguía todo lo que quería sin esfuerzo she got everything she wanted quite effortlessly o without any effort
    2 ( Fís) effort
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    Del verbo esforzar: ( conjugate esforzar)

    esfuerzo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    esforzar    
    esfuerzo
    esforzar ( conjugate esforzar) verbo transitivovoz/vista to strain
    esforzarse verbo pronominal:

    tienes que esfuerzote más you'll have to work harder;
    esfuerzose por o en hacer algo to strive to do sth
    esfuerzo sustantivo masculino
    effort;
    hizo el esfuerzo de ser amable he made an effort o tried to be friendly
    esforzar vtr (la vista, un músculo) to strain
    esfuerzo sustantivo masculino effort
    hacer un esfuerzo, to make an effort
    ♦ Locuciones: sin esfuerzo, effortlessly

    ' esfuerzo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conquista
    - considerable
    - cuajar
    - desesperada
    - desesperado
    - difícil
    - economía
    - emplear
    - entregarse
    - facilidad
    - gratificar
    - hacer
    - inversión
    - invertir
    - lucir
    - lucha
    - mérito
    - molestarse
    - molestia
    - mucha
    - mucho
    - obra
    - paliza
    - para
    - penosa
    - penoso
    - premiar
    - premio
    - producto
    - renovar
    - rentable
    - rota
    - roto
    - sprint
    - sudor
    - titánica
    - titánico
    - trabajo
    - tute
    - baldío
    - común
    - conjunto
    - consagrar
    - costar
    - demasiado
    - desplegar
    - empeño
    - estéril
    - hazaña
    - intenso
    English:
    all-out
    - challenging
    - concerted
    - conscious
    - effort
    - effortless
    - endeavor
    - endeavour
    - exert
    - exertion
    - extraordinary
    - hard-won
    - heave
    - incessant
    - last-ditch
    - level
    - obstinate
    - out
    - puff
    - push
    - shatter
    - spurt
    - strain
    - strenuous
    - successful
    - sustain
    - swing
    - trouble
    - try
    - unsuccessful
    - vain
    - waste
    - work
    - worth
    * * *
    [físico, intelectual] effort;
    cualquier movimiento cuesta o [m5] supone un terrible esfuerzo any movement requires a huge effort;
    no hagas ningún esfuerzo, que el médico ha recomendado reposo don't exert yourself, the doctor has recommended rest;
    hacer esfuerzos, hacer un esfuerzo to make an effort, to try hard;
    estoy haciendo esfuerzos por no llorar I'm trying hard not to cry;
    hizo un esfuerzo por agradar he made an effort to be pleasant;
    haz un último esfuerzo, ya verás como ahora lo consigues make one last attempt, you'll do it this time!;
    sin esfuerzo effortlessly
    * * *
    m effort;
    hacer un esfuerzo make an effort;
    sin esfuerzo effortlessly
    * * *
    1) : effort
    2) ánimo, vigor: spirit, vigor
    3)
    sin esfuerzo : effortlessly
    * * *
    esfuerzo n effort

    Spanish-English dictionary > esfuerzo

  • 12 esfuerzo sobrehumano

    (n.) = Herculean effort, Herculanian effort
    Ex. I haven't forgotten those days of making a ' Herculean effort on a Spartan budget'.
    Ex. The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.
    * * *
    (n.) = Herculean effort, Herculanian effort

    Ex: I haven't forgotten those days of making a ' Herculean effort on a Spartan budget'.

    Ex: The magnitude of her Herculanian efforts grow upon us as we contemplate the adverse circumstances under which she undertook the enterprise.

    Spanish-English dictionary > esfuerzo sobrehumano

  • 13 gigantesco

    adj.
    giant-sized, enormous, gigantic, colossal.
    * * *
    1 giant, gigantic, giant-size
    * * *
    (f. - gigantesca)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ gigantic, giant antes de s
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo huge, gigantic

    fue una empresa gigantescait was a massive o mammoth undertaking

    * * *
    = enormous, gargantuan, giant, mammoth, gigantic, monstrous, Herculean, ginormous, humongous [humungous], colossal, a monster of a, titanic, Herculanian, gianormous.
    Nota: Formado por la combinación de giant y enormous.
    Ex. In coventional libraries, such searches usually involve an enormous amount of time and energy.
    Ex. Prior to this appointment, he was Director of LC's Processing Department where his span of authority included traditional library processing functions on a gargantuan scale.
    Ex. The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.
    Ex. The only problem is the mammoth task of interfiling new cards, especially in catalogues where there are large numbers of new or amended entries.
    Ex. Suddenly, the smell struck his nostrils -- the pungency of processed corn syrup, as if the car had gone off the road and fallen into the neck of a gigantic bottle of syrup.
    Ex. Bogardus privately resolved that nothing would induce her to assent to this monstrous possibility.
    Ex. A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
    Ex. They have a ginormous share of the market!.
    Ex. The word ' humongous' first darted onto the linguistic stage only about 1968 but hit the big time almost immediately and has been with us ever since.
    Ex. University libraries have a problem in theft of books which is running at a colossal rate.
    Ex. Hurricane Rita became a monster of a storm as it gathered strength over the Gulf of Mexico.
    Ex. He wrote about the titanic struggle of human physical and moral forces to be freed from this material world.
    Ex. The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
    Ex. The upside, and its a gianormous upside, is that there is so much variety.
    ----
    * de tamaño gigantesco = wall-sized.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo huge, gigantic

    fue una empresa gigantescait was a massive o mammoth undertaking

    * * *
    = enormous, gargantuan, giant, mammoth, gigantic, monstrous, Herculean, ginormous, humongous [humungous], colossal, a monster of a, titanic, Herculanian, gianormous.
    Nota: Formado por la combinación de giant y enormous.

    Ex: In coventional libraries, such searches usually involve an enormous amount of time and energy.

    Ex: Prior to this appointment, he was Director of LC's Processing Department where his span of authority included traditional library processing functions on a gargantuan scale.
    Ex: The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.
    Ex: The only problem is the mammoth task of interfiling new cards, especially in catalogues where there are large numbers of new or amended entries.
    Ex: Suddenly, the smell struck his nostrils -- the pungency of processed corn syrup, as if the car had gone off the road and fallen into the neck of a gigantic bottle of syrup.
    Ex: Bogardus privately resolved that nothing would induce her to assent to this monstrous possibility.
    Ex: A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
    Ex: They have a ginormous share of the market!.
    Ex: The word ' humongous' first darted onto the linguistic stage only about 1968 but hit the big time almost immediately and has been with us ever since.
    Ex: University libraries have a problem in theft of books which is running at a colossal rate.
    Ex: Hurricane Rita became a monster of a storm as it gathered strength over the Gulf of Mexico.
    Ex: He wrote about the titanic struggle of human physical and moral forces to be freed from this material world.
    Ex: The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
    Ex: The upside, and its a gianormous upside, is that there is so much variety.
    * de tamaño gigantesco = wall-sized.

    * * *
    de dimensiones gigantescas of gigantic o giant proportions
    un palacio gigantesco a huge o gigantic palace
    fue una empresa gigantesca it was a massive o mammoth o huge undertaking
    * * *

    gigantesco
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    huge, gigantic

    ' gigantesco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    gigantesco-a
    English:
    gigantic
    - mammoth
    - monster
    - giant
    - monstrous
    - out
    * * *
    gigantesco, -a adj
    gigantic
    * * *
    adj gigantic
    * * *
    gigantesco, -ca adj
    : gigantic, huge
    * * *
    gigantesco adj gigantic

    Spanish-English dictionary > gigantesco

  • 14 hercúleo

    adj.
    Herculean.
    * * *
    1 Herculean
    * * *
    * * *
    - lea adjetivo Herculean
    * * *
    = Herculean, Herculanian.
    Ex. A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
    Ex. The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
    * * *
    - lea adjetivo Herculean
    * * *
    = Herculean, Herculanian.

    Ex: A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.

    Ex: The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.

    * * *
    Herculean
    * * *
    hercúleo, -a adj
    very powerful, incredibly strong;
    un esfuerzo hercúleo a Herculean effort
    * * *
    adj Herculean
    * * *
    hercúleo, - lea adj
    : herculean

    Spanish-English dictionary > hercúleo

  • 15 monumental

    adj.
    1 famous for its monuments.
    2 monumental.
    * * *
    1 monumental
    2 familiar (enorme) phenomenal
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=de monumentos)
    2) (=enorme) [esfuerzo, error, éxito] monumental; [atasco] enormous; [bronca, paliza] tremendous
    3) * (=excelente) tremendous *, terrific *
    * * *
    1) (Arquit)
    2) (fam) ( muy grande)
    a) ( en tamaño) huge, massive
    b) ( en grado) monumental
    3) (fam) ( estupendo) fabulous (colloq)
    * * *
    = formidable, monumental, Herculean, huge, enormous, humongous [humungous], ginormous, Herculanian, gianormous.
    Nota: Formado por la combinación de giant y enormous.
    Ex. 'It's up to you to see that things are done,' she defended herself, somewhat nervous and abashed by his formidable stare.
    Ex. She was chairperson of the Task Force that in 1972 wrote a monumental report about discrimination against women in the library profession.
    Ex. A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
    Ex. A user searching for Smith's 'History as Argument' who was not sure under which subject it would be entered, would have to prowl through a huge number of cards in a card catalog to find the entry under SMITH.
    Ex. In coventional libraries, such searches usually involve an enormous amount of time and energy.
    Ex. The word ' humongous' first darted onto the linguistic stage only about 1968 but hit the big time almost immediately and has been with us ever since.
    Ex. They have a ginormous share of the market!.
    Ex. The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
    Ex. The upside, and its a gianormous upside, is that there is so much variety.
    ----
    * tarea monumental = Herculean task, Herculanian task.
    * * *
    1) (Arquit)
    2) (fam) ( muy grande)
    a) ( en tamaño) huge, massive
    b) ( en grado) monumental
    3) (fam) ( estupendo) fabulous (colloq)
    * * *
    = formidable, monumental, Herculean, huge, enormous, humongous [humungous], ginormous, Herculanian, gianormous.
    Nota: Formado por la combinación de giant y enormous.

    Ex: 'It's up to you to see that things are done,' she defended herself, somewhat nervous and abashed by his formidable stare.

    Ex: She was chairperson of the Task Force that in 1972 wrote a monumental report about discrimination against women in the library profession.
    Ex: A task of Herculean proportions is how some members of Senate describe it.
    Ex: A user searching for Smith's 'History as Argument' who was not sure under which subject it would be entered, would have to prowl through a huge number of cards in a card catalog to find the entry under SMITH.
    Ex: In coventional libraries, such searches usually involve an enormous amount of time and energy.
    Ex: The word ' humongous' first darted onto the linguistic stage only about 1968 but hit the big time almost immediately and has been with us ever since.
    Ex: They have a ginormous share of the market!.
    Ex: The Ibbs family where founder members of this Herculanian pottery in Liverpool, England.
    Ex: The upside, and its a gianormous upside, is that there is so much variety.
    * tarea monumental = Herculean task, Herculanian task.

    * * *
    A ( Arquit):
    la riqueza monumental de la ciudad the wealth of monuments in the city
    1 (en tamaño) huge, massive
    una cocina/un jardín monumental a huge kitchen/garden
    2 (en grado) monumental
    un error/esfuerzo monumental a monumental error/effort
    me costó un trabajo monumental it took a tremendous amount of work
    C ( fam) (estupendo) fabulous ( colloq)
    tiene un cuerpo monumental she has a fabulous body
    * * *

    monumental adjetivo (fam)
    a)cocina/jardín huge, massive

    b)error/esfuerzo monumental

    monumental adjetivo
    1 (relativo al monumento) monumental
    2 fam (muy grande) huge: se formó un lío monumental, they kicked up a huge fuss
    ' monumental' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bestial
    - faraónica
    - faraónico
    - garrafal
    - mortal
    - pancha
    - pancho
    English:
    monumental
    * * *
    1. [ciudad, lugar]
    es una ciudad monumental it's a city with a lot of historic monuments;
    la ciudad contiene un espléndido conjunto monumental renacentista the city has a wonderful collection of Renaissance buildings
    2. [fracaso, éxito] monumental;
    agarró un enfado monumental he flew into an almighty rage;
    el concierto fue un aburrimiento monumental the concert was incredibly boring
    * * *
    adj monumental
    * * *
    1) : tremendous, terrific
    2) : massive, huge

    Spanish-English dictionary > monumental

  • 16 obra de romanos

    (n.) = Herculean task, Herculanian task
    Ex. The people from Afghanistan have decided to roll up their sleeves and start the Herculean task of the reconstruction of the national heritage.
    Ex. It took more than two hundred stonecutters to finally finish the herculanian task of installing all of the marble in the State Capitol.
    * * *
    (n.) = Herculean task, Herculanian task

    Ex: The people from Afghanistan have decided to roll up their sleeves and start the Herculean task of the reconstruction of the national heritage.

    Ex: It took more than two hundred stonecutters to finally finish the herculanian task of installing all of the marble in the State Capitol.

    Spanish-English dictionary > obra de romanos

  • 17 obra1

    1 = alterations, building site, construction site.
    Ex. Better flexibility is achieved if the heating, ventilation and lighting can accommodate this move without the need for any alterations.
    Ex. This system maintains knowledge relevant to the building process and makes it easily accessible to the participants of this process, especially those at the building site.
    Ex. The most striking manifestation of this exploitation is the boom town, defined as the 'rapid and extreme growth of population in communities adjacent to mines and construction sites,' or as a 'community which is undergoing rapid growth and rapid change'.
    ----
    * ahorrar mano de obra = save + manpower.
    * costes de mano de obra = labour costs.
    * dedicación de mano de obra = expenditure of manpower.
    * deducción por donación a obras benéficas = charitable deduction, charitable tax deduction.
    * despedir mano de oba = shed + jobs.
    * despedir mano de obra = axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * donación anual a obras de caridad = charitable gift annuity.
    * escasez de mano de obra = labour shortage.
    * falta de mano de obra = labour shortage.
    * mano de obra = labour [labor, -USA], manpower, manpower force, work-force [workforce], work-force, labour force, manual labour.
    * mano de obra del campo = farm labour force.
    * mano de obra extranjera = foreign labour.
    * mano de obra infantil = child labour.
    * mano de obra inmigrante = foreign labour.
    * obra benéfica = charity, charity.
    * obra benéfica religiosa = parochial charity.
    * obra de beneficiencia = benefaction.
    * obra de romanos = Herculean task, Herculanian task.
    * obras públicas = public works.
    * obras son amores y no buenas razones = actions speak louder than words.
    * permiso de obra = building permit.
    * pie de obra = building site.
    * ponerse manos a la obra = get down to + business, swing into + action.
    * que necesita bastante mano de obra = labour-intensive [labour intensive].
    * ser la obra de = be the work of.
    * todos manos a la obra = all hands on deck, all hands to the pump(s).

    Spanish-English dictionary > obra1

  • 18 picapedrero

    m.
    1 stone-cutter.
    2 stonecutter, quarryman.
    * * *
    1 stonecutter
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino ( obrero de cantera) quarry worker; ( artesano) stonemason
    * * *
    = stone mason, stonecutter.
    Ex. One of these collectors was a Captain Cox, stone mason of Coventry, a person with 'great oversight... in matters of storie'.
    Ex. It took more than two hundred stonecutters to finally finish the herculanian task of installing all of the marble in the State Capitol.
    * * *
    masculino ( obrero de cantera) quarry worker; ( artesano) stonemason
    * * *
    = stone mason, stonecutter.

    Ex: One of these collectors was a Captain Cox, stone mason of Coventry, a person with 'great oversight... in matters of storie'.

    Ex: It took more than two hundred stonecutters to finally finish the herculanian task of installing all of the marble in the State Capitol.

    * * *
    1 (obrero de cantera) quarry worker
    2 (artesano) stonemason, stonecutter
    * * *
    stonecutter
    * * *
    m stone cutter

    Spanish-English dictionary > picapedrero

  • 19 romano

    adj.
    Roman.
    m.
    1 Roman, native or inhabitant of Rome.
    2 Romano, Romanus.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: romanar.
    * * *
    1 Roman
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 Roman
    * * *
    (f. - romana)
    noun adj.
    * * *
    romano, -a
    1.
    ADJ SM / F Roman
    2.
    SM Esp cop *
    romana
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo (Hist) Roman; ( de la ciudad) of/from Rome, Roman
    II
    - na masculino, femenino (Hist) Roman; ( de la ciudad) person from Rome
    * * *
    = Roman.
    Ex. The same person cannot be both a man and a woman, a saint and a sinner, a stay-at-home and an explorer, an ancient Roman and a modern Russian.
    ----
    * alfabeto no romano = non-Roman alphabet.
    * alfabeto romano = Roman alphabet, latin alphabet.
    * caída del imperio romano, la = Fall of the Roman Empire, the.
    * católico romano = Roman Catholic.
    * grecorromano = Graeco-Roman.
    * Iberia romana = Roman Iberia.
    * Iglesia Católica Apostólica Romana, la = Roman Catholic Church, the.
    * Iglesia Católica Romana, la = Roman Catholic Church, the.
    * Imperio Romano, el = Roman Empire, the.
    * lechuga romana = romaine, cos, cos lettuce, romaine lettuce.
    * letra romana = roman.
    * letra romana de Caslon = Caslon roman.
    * obra de romanos = Herculean task, Herculanian task.
    * tiempos de los romanos = Roman times.
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo (Hist) Roman; ( de la ciudad) of/from Rome, Roman
    II
    - na masculino, femenino (Hist) Roman; ( de la ciudad) person from Rome
    * * *

    Ex: The same person cannot be both a man and a woman, a saint and a sinner, a stay-at-home and an explorer, an ancient Roman and a modern Russian.

    * alfabeto no romano = non-Roman alphabet.
    * alfabeto romano = Roman alphabet, latin alphabet.
    * caída del imperio romano, la = Fall of the Roman Empire, the.
    * católico romano = Roman Catholic.
    * grecorromano = Graeco-Roman.
    * Iberia romana = Roman Iberia.
    * Iglesia Católica Apostólica Romana, la = Roman Catholic Church, the.
    * Iglesia Católica Romana, la = Roman Catholic Church, the.
    * Imperio Romano, el = Roman Empire, the.
    * lechuga romana = romaine, cos, cos lettuce, romaine lettuce.
    * letra romana = roman.
    * letra romana de Caslon = Caslon roman.
    * obra de romanos = Herculean task, Herculanian task.
    * tiempos de los romanos = Roman times.

    * * *
    romano1 -na
    1 ( Hist) Roman
    2 (de la ciudad) of/from Rome, Roman
    romano2 -na
    masculine, feminine
    1 ( Hist) Roman
    los romanos the Romans
    2 (de la ciudad) person from Rome
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    romano    
    romanó
    romano
    ◊ -na adjetivo (Hist) Roman;


    ( de la ciudad) of/from Rome, Roman
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (Hist) Roman;
    ( de la ciudad) person from Rome
    romano,-a
    I adjetivo Roman
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino Roman
    ' romano' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    clásica
    - clásico
    - romana
    - carro
    - legionario
    English:
    Roman
    - Roman Empire
    - Roman law
    * * *
    romano, -a
    adj
    Roman
    nm,f
    Roman
    * * *
    I adj Roman
    II m, romana f Roman
    :
    a la romana GASTR in batter
    * * *
    romano, -na adj & n
    : Roman
    * * *
    romano adj n Roman

    Spanish-English dictionary > romano

  • 20 sobrehumano

    adj.
    superhuman.
    * * *
    1 superhuman
    * * *
    * * *
    - na adjetivo superhuman
    * * *
    Ex. Only one of the two flasks contains the magic potion that makes you superhuman, the other will turn you into something indescribably horrible.
    ----
    * esfuerzo sobrehumano = Herculean effort, Herculanian effort.
    * * *
    - na adjetivo superhuman
    * * *

    Ex: Only one of the two flasks contains the magic potion that makes you superhuman, the other will turn you into something indescribably horrible.

    * esfuerzo sobrehumano = Herculean effort, Herculanian effort.

    * * *
    superhuman
    * * *

    sobrehumano
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    superhuman
    sobrehumano,-a adjetivo superhuman

    ' sobrehumano' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sobrehumana
    English:
    superhuman
    * * *
    sobrehumano, -a adj
    superhuman
    * * *
    adj superhuman
    * * *
    sobrehumano, -na adj
    : superhuman

    Spanish-English dictionary > sobrehumano

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