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  • 1 álbum de recortes

    • scrapbook

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  • 2 colección de recortes

    • scrapbook

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  • 3 álbum

    m.
    album, scrapbook, folder, collection.
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    1 album
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    noun m.
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    SM
    (pl álbums, álbumes) album; (Mús) (=disco) album; (=elepé) LP
    * * *
    1) (de fotos, sellos) album; ( libro de historietas) comic book
    2) ( disco) album
    * * *
    = album.
    Ex. Cuttings which are to be kept for a long time may be kept in looseleaf binders or albums or possibly individually mounted and laminated.
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    * álbum de fotografías = photograph album.
    * álbum de fotos = photo album.
    * álbum de orígenes = studbook.
    * album de recortes = guard book, scrapbook.
    * álbum genealógico = studbook.
    * catálogo en forma de álbum = guard (book) catalogue.
    * * *
    1) (de fotos, sellos) album; ( libro de historietas) comic book
    2) ( disco) album
    * * *

    Ex: Cuttings which are to be kept for a long time may be kept in looseleaf binders or albums or possibly individually mounted and laminated.

    * álbum de fotografías = photograph album.
    * álbum de fotos = photo album.
    * álbum de orígenes = studbook.
    * album de recortes = guard book, scrapbook.
    * álbum genealógico = studbook.
    * catálogo en forma de álbum = guard (book) catalogue.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de fotos, sellos) album
    B (disco) album
    * * *

    álbum sustantivo masculino
    a) (de fotos, sellos) album;

    ( libro de historietas) comic book
    b) ( disco) album

    álbum sustantivo masculino album
    ' álbum' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    disco
    - elepé
    - mona
    English:
    album
    - scrapbook
    - out
    - press
    - record
    - scrap
    - solo
    * * *
    álbum nm
    1. [cuaderno] album
    álbum de fotos photo album;
    álbum de sellos stamp album
    2. [de disco] album
    * * *
    m album
    * * *
    álbum nm
    : album
    álbum de recortes: scrapbook
    * * *
    álbum n album

    Spanish-English dictionary > álbum

  • 4 álbum de recortes

    (n.) = guard book, scrapbook
    Ex. Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex. Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
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    (n.) = guard book, scrapbook

    Ex: Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.

    Ex: Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.

    Spanish-English dictionary > álbum de recortes

  • 5 recorte

    m.
    1 cut, trimming (pieza cortada).
    2 cut, cutback.
    recorte presupuestario/salarial budget/salary cut
    3 cutout (cartulina).
    4 swerve, sidestep (sport).
    5 clipping, snip, clip, cutting.
    6 pruning, scissoring, trimming.
    7 slander, backbiting, calumny, defamation.
    8 windowing.
    pres.subj.
    1st person singular (yo) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: recortar.
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    1 (acción) cutting
    2 (trozo) cutting, clipping
    3 (de períodico) press clipping, newspaper cutting
    4 (de pelo) trim, cut, reduction
    5 figurado (reducción) cut, reduction
    * * *
    noun m.
    cut, reduction
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=acción) cutting, trimming
    2) [del pelo] trim
    3) [para economizar] cut

    han anunciado un recorte de o en los gastos — they have announced a cut o cutback in spending

    recortes de personal, recortes de plantilla — staff cutbacks

    4) [de periódico, revista] cutting, clipping
    5) CAm * (=comentario) nasty remark
    * * *
    1) (de periódico, revista) cutting, clipping
    2) (Fin) ( acción) cutting; ( efecto) cut, reduction
    * * *
    = axe [ax, -USA], cut, cutback, cutting, cutting, squeeze, snip, clipping.
    Ex. Following in the footsteps of Beeching's axe which put paid to the branch-line era of the railways, many rural bus routes have now been threatened by rising petrol costs.
    Ex. Cuts in the 1988 budget have resulted in cuts in opening hours, staff hours, and book budget.
    Ex. The vast majority of inquiries received by the van had nothing to do with consumer problems and, with the cutbacks of the 1980s, the service was withdrawn.
    Ex. This article concludes that cutting the number of words could lead to undesirable impoverishing of data bases rendering them useless as an independent source of information.
    Ex. Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex. Even library services to rural areas have been affected by the squeeze on public sector spending.
    Ex. With a snip here and a snip there, it's easy to turn a plant into a living sculpture.
    Ex. The interlacing of twigs into wickerwork is in all probability contemporary with first clipping of flint into arrow-heads.
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    * album de recortes = guard book, scrapbook.
    * archivo de recortes = cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * archivo de recortes de prensa = newspaper clippings archives.
    * colección de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * colección de recortes de periódicos = clippings collection.
    * experimentar recortes = suffer + cuts.
    * imponer recortes = impose + cuts.
    * padecer recortes = experience + cutbacks.
    * período de recortes presupuestarios = budget-slashing times.
    * recorte de los tipos de interés = rate cut, interest-rate cut.
    * recorte del presupuesto = budgetary constraint, funding cut.
    * recorte de periódico = clipping, newspaper clipping, newspaper cutting.
    * recorte de personal = downsizing, staffing cut.
    * recorte de plantilla = downsizing.
    * recorte de pliego = offcut.
    * recorte de prensa = press cutting [press-cutting], press clipping, newspaper clipping.
    * recorte de presupuesto = cut in budget.
    * recorte económico = axe [ax, -USA].
    * recorte en el presupuesto = funding cut.
    * recorte presupuestario = budget cut, budget crunch, budget squeeze, budgetary cut, funding cut.
    * recortes = contraction, under the knife.
    * recorte salarial = salary cut.
    * recortes económicos = economic retrenchment, retrenchment, financial cutbacks, economic cuts, spending cuts, expenditure cuts.
    * recortes presupuestarios = budget cutting.
    * recortes presupuestarios + hacerse sentir = budget cut + bite.
    * * *
    1) (de periódico, revista) cutting, clipping
    2) (Fin) ( acción) cutting; ( efecto) cut, reduction
    * * *
    = axe [ax, -USA], cut, cutback, cutting, cutting, squeeze, snip, clipping.

    Ex: Following in the footsteps of Beeching's axe which put paid to the branch-line era of the railways, many rural bus routes have now been threatened by rising petrol costs.

    Ex: Cuts in the 1988 budget have resulted in cuts in opening hours, staff hours, and book budget.
    Ex: The vast majority of inquiries received by the van had nothing to do with consumer problems and, with the cutbacks of the 1980s, the service was withdrawn.
    Ex: This article concludes that cutting the number of words could lead to undesirable impoverishing of data bases rendering them useless as an independent source of information.
    Ex: Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex: Even library services to rural areas have been affected by the squeeze on public sector spending.
    Ex: With a snip here and a snip there, it's easy to turn a plant into a living sculpture.
    Ex: The interlacing of twigs into wickerwork is in all probability contemporary with first clipping of flint into arrow-heads.
    * album de recortes = guard book, scrapbook.
    * archivo de recortes = cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * archivo de recortes de prensa = newspaper clippings archives.
    * colección de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * colección de recortes de periódicos = clippings collection.
    * experimentar recortes = suffer + cuts.
    * imponer recortes = impose + cuts.
    * padecer recortes = experience + cutbacks.
    * período de recortes presupuestarios = budget-slashing times.
    * recorte de los tipos de interés = rate cut, interest-rate cut.
    * recorte del presupuesto = budgetary constraint, funding cut.
    * recorte de periódico = clipping, newspaper clipping, newspaper cutting.
    * recorte de personal = downsizing, staffing cut.
    * recorte de plantilla = downsizing.
    * recorte de pliego = offcut.
    * recorte de prensa = press cutting [press-cutting], press clipping, newspaper clipping.
    * recorte de presupuesto = cut in budget.
    * recorte económico = axe [ax, -USA].
    * recorte en el presupuesto = funding cut.
    * recorte presupuestario = budget cut, budget crunch, budget squeeze, budgetary cut, funding cut.
    * recortes = contraction, under the knife.
    * recorte salarial = salary cut.
    * recortes económicos = economic retrenchment, retrenchment, financial cutbacks, economic cuts, spending cuts, expenditure cuts.
    * recortes presupuestarios = budget cutting.
    * recortes presupuestarios + hacerse sentir = budget cut + bite.

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    A (de un periódico, una revista) cutting, clipping
    B ( Fin) (acción) cutting; (efecto) cut, reduction
    recortes presupuestarios budget cuts, reductions in the budget
    C
    ( Méx fam) (maledicencia): se dedicaron al recorte they spent their time pulling everyone apart o tearing into people ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo recortar: ( conjugate recortar)

    recorté es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    recorte es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    recortar    
    recorte
    recortar ( conjugate recortar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a)figura/artículo/anuncio to cut out

    b)pelo/puntas to trim

    2gastos/plantilla to reduce
    recorte sustantivo masculino
    1 (de periódico, revista) cutting, clipping
    2 (Fin) ( acción) cutting;
    ( efecto) cut, reduction
    recortar verbo transitivo
    1 (una foto, un texto) to cut out
    2 (bordes, puntas del pelo) to trim
    3 (gastos) to reduce, cut
    recorte sustantivo masculino
    1 (de prensa) cutting, clipping
    2 (de bordes, pelo) trim, cut
    3 (de gastos) reduction, cut
    ' recorte' also found in these entries:
    English:
    clipping
    - cut
    - cutting
    - press cutting
    - snip
    - spending cut
    - off
    - trim
    * * *
    1. [pieza cortada] trimming;
    [de periódico, revista] cutting, clipping
    2. [reducción] cut, cutback
    recortes de personal job cuts;
    recorte salarial wage o pay cut
    3. [cartulina] cutout
    4. Dep sidestep
    5. Méx Fam [crítica] nasty o snide remark;
    no me gustan tus amigos, están siempre en el recorte I don't like your friends, they're always being nasty about o Br slagging off other people
    * * *
    m fig
    cutback;
    recorte de periódico cutting, clipping;
    recorte salarial salary cut;
    recorte de personal reduction in personnel, personnel cutback;
    recortes sociales pl cutbacks in public services
    * * *
    1) : cut, reduction
    2) : clipping
    recortes de periódicos: newspaper clippings

    Spanish-English dictionary > recorte

  • 6 una colección desordenada de

    Ex. His arguments are nothing more than a scrapbook of propositions.
    * * *

    Ex: His arguments are nothing more than a scrapbook of propositions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > una colección desordenada de

  • 7 almacenar

    v.
    1 to store (guardar) (gen) & (computing).
    Ricardo guardó los juguetes Richard put away the toys.
    2 to collect.
    * * *
    1 to store, warehouse
    2 (acumular) to store up, keep
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) [como negocio] to store, warehouse
    2) [cliente] to put into storage; [+ víveres] to stock up (with)
    3) (=guardar) to keep, collect; [+ rencor, odio] to store up
    4) (Inform) to store
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <mercancías/datos> to store
    * * *
    = hold, house, keep, place + in storage, save, store, squirrel away, store up, cache.
    Ex. If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.
    Ex. The shared systems are run on an IBM 4341 computer housed at BLCMP.
    Ex. Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex. When data of any sort are placed in storage they are filed alphabetically or numerically.
    Ex. Whenever this code is entered, the system saves the document or list of documents being displayed and displays a summary of the documents saved up to that point.
    Ex. The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex. The more which can be digitized, and the more rapidly, the more which then can be squirreled away into atmospherically-controlled & inexpensive archives.
    Ex. Large volumes of water can be stored up for irrigation by erecting an earthen or masonry dam across the lower part of the vally of a river or stream.
    Ex. Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
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    * almacenar en un edificio anexo = outhouse.
    * volver a almacenar = rehouse [re-house].
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <mercancías/datos> to store
    * * *
    = hold, house, keep, place + in storage, save, store, squirrel away, store up, cache.

    Ex: If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.

    Ex: The shared systems are run on an IBM 4341 computer housed at BLCMP.
    Ex: Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex: When data of any sort are placed in storage they are filed alphabetically or numerically.
    Ex: Whenever this code is entered, the system saves the document or list of documents being displayed and displays a summary of the documents saved up to that point.
    Ex: The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex: The more which can be digitized, and the more rapidly, the more which then can be squirreled away into atmospherically-controlled & inexpensive archives.
    Ex: Large volumes of water can be stored up for irrigation by erecting an earthen or masonry dam across the lower part of the vally of a river or stream.
    Ex: Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    * almacenar en un edificio anexo = outhouse.
    * volver a almacenar = rehouse [re-house].

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    almacenar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹mercancías› to store; ‹fortuna› to amass; ‹datos/información› to store
    tenían almacenadas enormes cantidades de armas they had huge stockpiles of weapons, they had stockpiled huge quantities of weapons
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    almacenar ( conjugate almacenar) verbo transitivomercancías/datos to store
    almacenar verbo transitivo to store
    ' almacenar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acaparar
    - mies
    - abastecer
    English:
    house
    - lay up
    - store
    - store away
    - store up
    - stuff away
    - stockpile
    * * *
    1. [mercancías] to store
    2. [reunir] to collect;
    en veinte años han almacenado éxitos y fracasos over twenty years they have notched up both hits and flops
    3. Informát to store
    * * *
    v/t tb
    INFOR store;
    almacenar en disquete save to disk
    * * *
    : to store, to put in storage
    * * *
    almacenar vb to store

    Spanish-English dictionary > almacenar

  • 8 colección

    f.
    1 collection, set, array, assemblage.
    2 collection.
    3 collection, array, panoply.
    * * *
    1 collection
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    es de colección Méx it's a collector's item

    * * *
    a) (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad)
    c) (Lit) collection
    d) ( de modas) collection
    * * *
    = aggregation, collection, congeries, holdings, information store, library, stock, document collection, assemblage, repertory, collection, cache, deposit collection, harvest, picking, collecting, line-up, menagerie.
    Ex. We should realize that a library is not simply an aggregation of discrete recorded materials; rather, it represents a collection, or more precisely collection of works.
    Ex. A collection is two or more independent works or parts of works by one or more than one author published together and not written for the same occasion or for the publication in hand = Una colección son dos o más obras o partes de obras independientes de uno o más autores publicadas juntas y que no ha sido escritas para la misma ocasión o para la publicación en cuestión.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. A union catalogue then is, a catalogue listing in one sequence the holdings or part of the holdings of two or more libraries.
    Ex. It is obviously impracticable to search the entire information store in the satisfaction of a particular request for information.
    Ex. A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex. The second function of the catalogue is concerned with the housekeeping activity of keeping a record of the library stock.
    Ex. Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    Ex. Ranganathan illustrates how these Main Subjects have developed by loose assemblage, dissection, denudation, distillation, etc..
    Ex. Thousands of songs and piano pieces have been published in magazines issued throughout Europe and the Americas, yet an overall history is lacking for this large repertory of music.
    Ex. While there are a profusion of techniques in existence to gain access to the collections, there is no uniform system.
    Ex. It is known that there were books made from bamboo and wood during the Shang dynasty (1766-1122 BC) but none remain today except caches of oracle bones.
    Ex. In many instances it is the ward sister who administers the deposit collection left by the local library.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Bountiful harvest: aquaculture and agriculture information services for the Pacific'.
    Ex. The most popular recreation forms in nature are swimming in summer, the picking of berries, and mushrooms, cross-country skiing, and fishing and hunting.
    Ex. Research done in the field of collecting has primarily focused on those people who are known collectors such as gun, stamp, or coin collectors.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex. The latest addition to my clock menagerie is a cuckoo clock, something I've wanted for quite some time.
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    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas = special collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la colección de mapas = map librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado del desarrollo de la colección = collections librarian.
    * centrado en la colección = collection-centred, collection-based.
    * colección básica = core collection.
    * colección bibliográfica = book collection.
    * colección bibliotecaria = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección central = central collection.
    * colección compartida = cooperative collection.
    * colección cooperativa = cooperative collection.
    * colección de animales = menagerie.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de autógrafos = autograph collection.
    * colección de comics = comics collection.
    * colección de consulta = browsing collection.
    * colección de control = test collection.
    * colección de depósito legal = depository collection, legal deposit collection, deposit collection.
    * colección de derecho = law collection.
    * colección de diapositivas = slide library.
    * colección de dibujos = drawing collection.
    * colección de discos = record collection.
    * colección de documentos impresos = print collection.
    * colección de fondos electrónicos = e-collection [electronic collection].
    * colección de fondos locales = local history collection, local collection.
    * colección de fotografías = photograph collection.
    * colección de grabaciones sonoras = sound collection.
    * colección de historia local = local history collection.
    * colección de investigación = research collection.
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de libros = book collection.
    * colección de libros de derecho en una prisión = prison law library.
    * colección de libros de jardinería = gardening collection.
    * colección de libros donados = gift collection.
    * colección de libros raros = rare book collection, rare collection.
    * colección de mapas = map collection.
    * colección de música = music collection.
    * colección de música popular = popular music collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * colección de prácticas = laboratory collection.
    * colección de prensa = newspaper collection.
    * colección de préstamo = circulating collection.
    * colección de préstamo restringido = course reserve.
    * colección de programas informáticos = software library.
    * colección de publicaciones monográficas = monograph stock.
    * colección de publicaciones periódicas = periodical stock, periodical collection.
    * colección de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * colección de recortes de periódicos = clippings collection.
    * colección de referencia = reference collection.
    * colección de relieves topográficos = topographical collection.
    * colección de retratos = portrait collection.
    * colección de sonido = sound collection.
    * colección de tebeos = comics collection.
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * colección de vídeos = video series.
    * colección en varios volúmenes = multivolume set.
    * colección especializada = special collection, study collection.
    * colección ficticia = made-up collection.
    * colección fotográfica = photographic library.
    * colección impresa = print set.
    * colección inactiva = inactive collection.
    * colección integrada = integrated collection.
    * colección local = area studies collection, local collection.
    * colección monográfica = monographic collection, book series.
    * colección multimedia = multimedia collection, media collection.
    * colección paleontológica = palaeontology collection.
    * colección patrimonial = heritage collection.
    * colección personal = home collection, personal collection.
    * colección pictórica = pictorial collection.
    * colección privada = private collection.
    * colección recogida = accumulation.
    * colección temática = subject collection.
    * crear una colección = build + collection.
    * crecimiento de la colección = collection growth.
    * desarrollo de la colección = collection building, collection development [collections development].
    * encargado de la colección = stock editor.
    * evaluación de la colección = collection assessment, collection evaluation, collection analysis.
    * formación de la colección = collection building.
    * formar una colección = build + collection.
    * gestión de la colección = collection management.
    * política de desarrollo de la colección = collection development policy.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * uso de la colección = stock use.
    * * *
    a) (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad)
    c) (Lit) collection
    d) ( de modas) collection
    * * *
    = aggregation, collection, congeries, holdings, information store, library, stock, document collection, assemblage, repertory, collection, cache, deposit collection, harvest, picking, collecting, line-up, menagerie.

    Ex: We should realize that a library is not simply an aggregation of discrete recorded materials; rather, it represents a collection, or more precisely collection of works.

    Ex: A collection is two or more independent works or parts of works by one or more than one author published together and not written for the same occasion or for the publication in hand = Una colección son dos o más obras o partes de obras independientes de uno o más autores publicadas juntas y que no ha sido escritas para la misma ocasión o para la publicación en cuestión.
    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex: A union catalogue then is, a catalogue listing in one sequence the holdings or part of the holdings of two or more libraries.
    Ex: It is obviously impracticable to search the entire information store in the satisfaction of a particular request for information.
    Ex: A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex: The second function of the catalogue is concerned with the housekeeping activity of keeping a record of the library stock.
    Ex: Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    Ex: Ranganathan illustrates how these Main Subjects have developed by loose assemblage, dissection, denudation, distillation, etc..
    Ex: Thousands of songs and piano pieces have been published in magazines issued throughout Europe and the Americas, yet an overall history is lacking for this large repertory of music.
    Ex: While there are a profusion of techniques in existence to gain access to the collections, there is no uniform system.
    Ex: It is known that there were books made from bamboo and wood during the Shang dynasty (1766-1122 BC) but none remain today except caches of oracle bones.
    Ex: In many instances it is the ward sister who administers the deposit collection left by the local library.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Bountiful harvest: aquaculture and agriculture information services for the Pacific'.
    Ex: The most popular recreation forms in nature are swimming in summer, the picking of berries, and mushrooms, cross-country skiing, and fishing and hunting.
    Ex: Research done in the field of collecting has primarily focused on those people who are known collectors such as gun, stamp, or coin collectors.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex: The latest addition to my clock menagerie is a cuckoo clock, something I've wanted for quite some time.
    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas = special collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la colección de mapas = map librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado del desarrollo de la colección = collections librarian.
    * centrado en la colección = collection-centred, collection-based.
    * colección básica = core collection.
    * colección bibliográfica = book collection.
    * colección bibliotecaria = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección central = central collection.
    * colección compartida = cooperative collection.
    * colección cooperativa = cooperative collection.
    * colección de animales = menagerie.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de autógrafos = autograph collection.
    * colección de comics = comics collection.
    * colección de consulta = browsing collection.
    * colección de control = test collection.
    * colección de depósito legal = depository collection, legal deposit collection, deposit collection.
    * colección de derecho = law collection.
    * colección de diapositivas = slide library.
    * colección de dibujos = drawing collection.
    * colección de discos = record collection.
    * colección de documentos impresos = print collection.
    * colección de fondos electrónicos = e-collection [electronic collection].
    * colección de fondos locales = local history collection, local collection.
    * colección de fotografías = photograph collection.
    * colección de grabaciones sonoras = sound collection.
    * colección de historia local = local history collection.
    * colección de investigación = research collection.
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de libros = book collection.
    * colección de libros de derecho en una prisión = prison law library.
    * colección de libros de jardinería = gardening collection.
    * colección de libros donados = gift collection.
    * colección de libros raros = rare book collection, rare collection.
    * colección de mapas = map collection.
    * colección de música = music collection.
    * colección de música popular = popular music collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * colección de prácticas = laboratory collection.
    * colección de prensa = newspaper collection.
    * colección de préstamo = circulating collection.
    * colección de préstamo restringido = course reserve.
    * colección de programas informáticos = software library.
    * colección de publicaciones monográficas = monograph stock.
    * colección de publicaciones periódicas = periodical stock, periodical collection.
    * colección de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * colección de recortes de periódicos = clippings collection.
    * colección de referencia = reference collection.
    * colección de relieves topográficos = topographical collection.
    * colección de retratos = portrait collection.
    * colección de sonido = sound collection.
    * colección de tebeos = comics collection.
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * colección de vídeos = video series.
    * colección en varios volúmenes = multivolume set.
    * colección especializada = special collection, study collection.
    * colección ficticia = made-up collection.
    * colección fotográfica = photographic library.
    * colección impresa = print set.
    * colección inactiva = inactive collection.
    * colección integrada = integrated collection.
    * colección local = area studies collection, local collection.
    * colección monográfica = monographic collection, book series.
    * colección multimedia = multimedia collection, media collection.
    * colección paleontológica = palaeontology collection.
    * colección patrimonial = heritage collection.
    * colección personal = home collection, personal collection.
    * colección pictórica = pictorial collection.
    * colección privada = private collection.
    * colección recogida = accumulation.
    * colección temática = subject collection.
    * crear una colección = build + collection.
    * crecimiento de la colección = collection growth.
    * desarrollo de la colección = collection building, collection development [collections development].
    * encargado de la colección = stock editor.
    * evaluación de la colección = collection assessment, collection evaluation, collection analysis.
    * formación de la colección = collection building.
    * formar una colección = build + collection.
    * gestión de la colección = collection management.
    * política de desarrollo de la colección = collection development policy.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * uso de la colección = stock use.

    * * *
    1 (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    hace colección de mariposas she collects butterflies
    2 ( fam)
    (gran cantidad): no sé cómo quiere otro hijo, si ya tiene una colección I can't imagine why she wants another child, she already has a whole brood ( hum)
    tiene una colección de pulseras she has a huge collection of bracelets
    3 ( Lit) collection
    4 (de modas) collection
    colecciones infantiles children's fashions o wear
    * * *

     

    colección sustantivo femenino
    collection
    colección sustantivo femenino collection
    ' colección' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    antológica
    - antológico
    - discoteca
    - engrosar
    - exhibir
    - herbolaria
    - herbolario
    - panoplia
    - adquirir
    - biblioteca
    - línea
    - presentar
    English:
    array
    - body
    - collection
    - invaluable
    - model
    - put together
    - set
    - stamp collection
    - swap for
    - collector
    - large
    - menagerie
    - round
    * * *
    1. [de sellos, objetos] collection
    la colección permanente [de museo] the permanent collection
    2. Fam [gran cantidad]
    tiene una colección de primos he has loads of cousins;
    cometió una colección de errores he made a whole series of mistakes;
    no dijo más que una colección de tonterías he talked a load of nonsense
    3. [de moda] collection;
    la colección de primavera the spring collection
    * * *
    f collection
    * * *
    colección nf, pl - ciones : collection
    * * *
    colección n collection

    Spanish-English dictionary > colección

  • 9 custodiar

    v.
    1 to guard.
    2 to look after.
    3 to watch, to monitor, to guard, to police.
    * * *
    1 (proteger) to keep, take care of
    2 (vigilar) to guard, watch over
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=vigilar) to guard, watch over
    2) (=cuidar de) to take care of, look after
    3) (=proteger) [+ derechos, libertades] to defend
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to guard
    * * *
    = keep, police, lodge, curate, stand + guard over.
    Ex. Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex. For many centuries local authorities have been responsible for policing Weights and Measures Acts and regulations and, where a breach of legislation was uncovered, would prosecute in the criminal court.
    Ex. The actual report has been lodged at the British Library but has not been published.
    Ex. This requires a self-confident profession with a positive duty to explain information rather than a restricted negative duty to curate books.
    Ex. Librarians are doomed if they are seen by their patrons as standing guard over information and seemingly barring access to it.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to guard
    * * *
    = keep, police, lodge, curate, stand + guard over.

    Ex: Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.

    Ex: For many centuries local authorities have been responsible for policing Weights and Measures Acts and regulations and, where a breach of legislation was uncovered, would prosecute in the criminal court.
    Ex: The actual report has been lodged at the British Library but has not been published.
    Ex: This requires a self-confident profession with a positive duty to explain information rather than a restricted negative duty to curate books.
    Ex: Librarians are doomed if they are seen by their patrons as standing guard over information and seemingly barring access to it.

    * * *
    custodiar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (proteger) to guard; (guardar) to guard, look after
    2 ‹preso› to guard
    * * *

    custodiar verbo transitivo to watch over
    * * *
    1. [vigilar] to guard
    2. [proteger] to look after
    * * *
    v/t guard
    * * *
    : to guard, to look after

    Spanish-English dictionary > custodiar

  • 10 guardar

    v.
    1 to keep.
    guarda el vestido en el armario she keeps the dress in the wardrobe
    ¡guarda los juguetes! put your toys away!
    guardo muy buenos recuerdos de mi infancia I have very good memories of my childhood
    Manolo guarda las fotos Manolo keeps the pictures.
    La beata guarda el día santo The pious woman keeps the holy day.
    2 to save.
    guarda un poco de pastel para tu hermano leave o save a bit of cake for your brother
    3 to keep watch over.
    4 to observe (observar) (ley, norma, fiesta).
    guardar cama to stay in bed
    guardar silencio to keep quiet
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances
    5 to save (computing).
    6 to put away, to store, to tuck away.
    Ricardo guardó los juguetes Richard put away the toys.
    7 to shut in.
    Ricardo guardó el licor Richard shut the liquor in.
    8 to guard, to watch over.
    La policía guarda el edificio The police guards the building.
    * * *
    1 (cuidar) to keep, watch over, keep an eye on
    2 (conservar) to keep, hold
    3 (la ley) to observe, obey; (un secreto) to keep
    4 (poner en un sitio) to put away
    5 (reservar) to save, keep
    6 (proteger) to protect, save
    ¡Dios salve al rey! God save the King!
    7 INFORMÁTICA to save
    8 guardarse de (precaverse, evitar) to guard against, avoid, be careful not to
    \
    guardar cola to queue up, US wait in line
    guardar conexión con to be connected with
    guardar la derecha to keep to the right
    guardar las formas to be polite
    guardar parecido con to be similar to
    guardar relación con to be related to
    guardar rencor to harbour resentment (a, against)
    guardársela a alguien figurado to have it in for somebody
    * * *
    verb
    2) keep
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ objetos]
    a) (=meter) [en un lugar] to put; [en su sitio] to put away

    si no vas a jugar más, guarda los juguetes — if you're not going to play any more, put the toys away

    b) (=conservar) to keep

    no tira nunca nada, todo lo guarda — he never throws anything away, he hangs on to o keeps everything

    guardar algo para sí — to keep sth for o.s.

    c) (=reservar) to save

    te guardaré un poco de tarta para cuando vengasI'll save o keep you a bit of cake for when you come

    guárdame un par de entradashold o save me a couple of tickets, put aside a couple of tickets for me

    ¿puedes guardarme el sitio en la cola? — can you keep my place in the queue?

    puedo guardarle la habitación solo hasta mañanaI can only keep o hold the room for you till tomorrow

    d) (Inform) [+ archivo] to save
    2) (=mantener) [+ promesa, secreto] to keep; [+ recuerdo] to have

    guardar el anonimatoto remain anonymous

    guardar la calma[en crisis, desastre] to keep calm; [ante una provocación] to remain composed

    guardar las formasto keep up appearances

    guardar la línea(=mantenerla) to keep one's figure; (=cuidarla) to watch one's figure

    guardar en secreto[+ objeto, documento] to keep in secret, keep secretly; [+ actividad, información] to keep secret

    cama 1), silencio 1., 1)
    3) (=tener) [+ relación] to bear; [+ semejanza] to have
    4) (=sentir) [+ rencor] to bear, have; [+ respeto] to have, show

    no le guardo rencor — I have no ill feeling towards him, I bear him no resentment

    5) (=cumplir) [+ ley] to observe
    6) (=cuidar) to guard

    guardar a algn de algo — to protect sb from sth

    ¡ Dios guarde a la Reina! — God save the Queen!

    ¡Dios os guarde! — †† may God be with you!

    2.
    VI

    ¡guarda! — Arg, Chile * look out!, watch out!

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( reservar) to save

    guarda esa botella para Navidadkeep o save that bottle for Christmas

    2)
    a) ( poner en un lugar) <juguetes/libros> to put... away
    b) (conservar, mantener en un lugar) to keep
    3) (liter) (defender, proteger)
    4) < secreto> to keep
    5)
    a) (mostrar, manifestar)
    b) <leyes/fiestas> to observe
    2.
    guardarse v pron
    1) ( quedarse con) to keep
    2) ( reservar) to save, keep
    4) ( cuidarse)

    guardarse de + inf — to be careful not to + inf

    * * *
    = file, house, keep, save, store, store away, guard (against), pack up, lodge, stand + guard over, squirrel away, put away, stow, stash, have in + store, pack, stash away, cache.
    Ex. File boxes can be used and filed on shelves, if appropriate, interfiled with the books.
    Ex. The shared systems are run on an IBM 4341 computer housed at BLCMP.
    Ex. Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex. Whenever this code is entered, the system saves the document or list of documents being displayed and displays a summary of the documents saved up to that point.
    Ex. The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex. This chain will not be processed, but will be stored away for later use.
    Ex. The article 'Sealing criminal history records: shall we let the fox guard the henhouse in the name of privacy?' has once again raised the debate on the consequences of allowing press and public to view such data.
    Ex. Unless the distance was short, the books travelled in sheets, unbound, packed up in chests or barrels.
    Ex. The actual report has been lodged at the British Library but has not been published.
    Ex. Librarians are doomed if they are seen by their patrons as standing guard over information and seemingly barring access to it.
    Ex. The more which can be digitized, and the more rapidly, the more which then can be squirreled away into atmospherically-controlled & inexpensive archives.
    Ex. She took all photos, sorted them out, stuffed them into boxes, and put them away in storage.
    Ex. It is a matter of basic safety for everyone on board, before casting off in the morning for that next heavenly anchorage, to see that everything be properly stowed and secured.
    Ex. When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
    Ex. The killing was committed in the traditional and extremely gruesome way Islam has in store for women accused of adultery: she was stoned to death.
    Ex. After various selection processes, the books are sorted into broad general categories and packed into consignments of up to 5,000 books.
    Ex. Almost everybody we know had their treasures or some of their personal items stashed away in an old cigar box.
    Ex. Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    ----
    * ¡el Cielo nos guarde! = heaven forbid.
    * acción de guardar documentos = save.
    * ¡el Cielo nos guarde! = God forbid.
    * fiesta de guardar = holiday of obligation.
    * guardar Algo para otra vez = save for + a rainy day.
    * guardar bajo llave = keep under + lock and key.
    * guardar celosamente = guard + zealously.
    * guardar como un tesoro = treasure.
    * guardar con mucho cariño = treasure.
    * guardar correspondencia = bear + correspondence (to).
    * guardar en reserva = keep in + reserve, hold in + reserve.
    * guardar en secreto = keep + confidential, keep + Nombre + under wraps.
    * guardar la compostura = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * guardar las apariencias = preserve + appearance, keep up + appearances.
    * guardar las formas = keep up + appearances.
    * guardar los resultados de una búsqueda en un fichero = store + search results + in disc file.
    * guardar muchas esperanzas = get + Posesivo + hopes up.
    * guardar paralelismo = have + parallel.
    * guardar relación con = bear + relation to, stand in + relation to, stand in + relationship to, bear + relationship to, be commensurate with.
    * guardar rencor = bear + a grudge, harbour + resentment, carry + a chip on + Posesivo + shoulder.
    * guardar rencor (hacia) = bear + ill will (toward).
    * guardar resentimiento = carry + a chip on + Posesivo + shoulder.
    * guardarse = keep for + Reflexivo, be on guard (against).
    * guardarse Algo para Uno Mismo = keep + Nombre + to + Reflexivo.
    * guardarse de = beware (of/that), be shy of + Gerundio.
    * guardárselas a Alguien = hold + it against.
    * guardar silencio = keep + silent, keep + silence.
    * guardar sorpresas = hold + surprises.
    * guardar una búsqueda en disco = save + Posesivo + search + to disc.
    * guardar una relación directamente proporcional = vary + proportionately.
    * guardar una relación inversamente proporcional = vary + inversely.
    * guardar un secreto = keep + a secret.
    * hacer guardar silencio = shush.
    * no guardar relación con = be incommensurate with.
    * porche para guardar el coche = car port.
    * que guarde relación con = in keeping with.
    * quien guarda, halla = waste not, want not.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * volver a guardar = rehouse [re-house].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( reservar) to save

    guarda esa botella para Navidadkeep o save that bottle for Christmas

    2)
    a) ( poner en un lugar) <juguetes/libros> to put... away
    b) (conservar, mantener en un lugar) to keep
    3) (liter) (defender, proteger)
    4) < secreto> to keep
    5)
    a) (mostrar, manifestar)
    b) <leyes/fiestas> to observe
    2.
    guardarse v pron
    1) ( quedarse con) to keep
    2) ( reservar) to save, keep
    4) ( cuidarse)

    guardarse de + inf — to be careful not to + inf

    * * *
    = file, house, keep, save, store, store away, guard (against), pack up, lodge, stand + guard over, squirrel away, put away, stow, stash, have in + store, pack, stash away, cache.

    Ex: File boxes can be used and filed on shelves, if appropriate, interfiled with the books.

    Ex: The shared systems are run on an IBM 4341 computer housed at BLCMP.
    Ex: Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex: Whenever this code is entered, the system saves the document or list of documents being displayed and displays a summary of the documents saved up to that point.
    Ex: The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex: This chain will not be processed, but will be stored away for later use.
    Ex: The article 'Sealing criminal history records: shall we let the fox guard the henhouse in the name of privacy?' has once again raised the debate on the consequences of allowing press and public to view such data.
    Ex: Unless the distance was short, the books travelled in sheets, unbound, packed up in chests or barrels.
    Ex: The actual report has been lodged at the British Library but has not been published.
    Ex: Librarians are doomed if they are seen by their patrons as standing guard over information and seemingly barring access to it.
    Ex: The more which can be digitized, and the more rapidly, the more which then can be squirreled away into atmospherically-controlled & inexpensive archives.
    Ex: She took all photos, sorted them out, stuffed them into boxes, and put them away in storage.
    Ex: It is a matter of basic safety for everyone on board, before casting off in the morning for that next heavenly anchorage, to see that everything be properly stowed and secured.
    Ex: When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
    Ex: The killing was committed in the traditional and extremely gruesome way Islam has in store for women accused of adultery: she was stoned to death.
    Ex: After various selection processes, the books are sorted into broad general categories and packed into consignments of up to 5,000 books.
    Ex: Almost everybody we know had their treasures or some of their personal items stashed away in an old cigar box.
    Ex: Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    * ¡el Cielo nos guarde! = heaven forbid.
    * acción de guardar documentos = save.
    * ¡el Cielo nos guarde! = God forbid.
    * fiesta de guardar = holiday of obligation.
    * guardar Algo para otra vez = save for + a rainy day.
    * guardar bajo llave = keep under + lock and key.
    * guardar celosamente = guard + zealously.
    * guardar como un tesoro = treasure.
    * guardar con mucho cariño = treasure.
    * guardar correspondencia = bear + correspondence (to).
    * guardar en reserva = keep in + reserve, hold in + reserve.
    * guardar en secreto = keep + confidential, keep + Nombre + under wraps.
    * guardar la compostura = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * guardar las apariencias = preserve + appearance, keep up + appearances.
    * guardar las formas = keep up + appearances.
    * guardar los resultados de una búsqueda en un fichero = store + search results + in disc file.
    * guardar muchas esperanzas = get + Posesivo + hopes up.
    * guardar paralelismo = have + parallel.
    * guardar relación con = bear + relation to, stand in + relation to, stand in + relationship to, bear + relationship to, be commensurate with.
    * guardar rencor = bear + a grudge, harbour + resentment, carry + a chip on + Posesivo + shoulder.
    * guardar rencor (hacia) = bear + ill will (toward).
    * guardar resentimiento = carry + a chip on + Posesivo + shoulder.
    * guardarse = keep for + Reflexivo, be on guard (against).
    * guardarse Algo para Uno Mismo = keep + Nombre + to + Reflexivo.
    * guardarse de = beware (of/that), be shy of + Gerundio.
    * guardárselas a Alguien = hold + it against.
    * guardar silencio = keep + silent, keep + silence.
    * guardar sorpresas = hold + surprises.
    * guardar una búsqueda en disco = save + Posesivo + search + to disc.
    * guardar una relación directamente proporcional = vary + proportionately.
    * guardar una relación inversamente proporcional = vary + inversely.
    * guardar un secreto = keep + a secret.
    * hacer guardar silencio = shush.
    * no guardar relación con = be incommensurate with.
    * porche para guardar el coche = car port.
    * que guarde relación con = in keeping with.
    * quien guarda, halla = waste not, want not.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * volver a guardar = rehouse [re-house].

    * * *
    guardar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    (reservar): guárdale un pedazo de pastel save him a piece of cake
    guarda esa botella para Nochevieja keep o save that bottle for New Year's Eve, put that bottle aside for New Year's Eve
    guárdame un sitio save me a seat, keep me a place
    si pido la excedencia, no me guardan el puesto if I ask for leave of absence, they won't keep o hold my job open for me
    B
    1 (poner en un lugar) to put … away
    guarda los juguetes put your toys away
    los guardé en un sitio seguro I put them (away) in a safe place
    ya he guardado toda la ropa de invierno I've already put away all my winter clothes
    guarda todos los recibos she keeps o ( colloq) hangs on to all her receipts
    2 (conservar, mantener en un lugar) to keep
    guardo los huevos en la nevera I keep the eggs in the fridge
    lo tuvo guardado durante años she kept it for years
    los tengo guardados en el desván I've got them stored away o I've got them in the attic
    siempre guarda las medicinas bajo llave she always keeps the medicines locked away o under lock and key
    los tesoros que guarda el mar ( liter); the treasures which lie hidden beneath the waves ( liter)
    C ( liter)
    (defender, proteger): la muralla que guarda el castillo the walls which defend o protect the castle
    los perros guardaban la entrada a la mansión the dogs were guarding the entrance to the mansion
    Dios guarde al rey ( fr hecha); God save the King
    Dios guarde a Vd muchos años ( frml); ≈ yours respectfully ( frml), may God preserve you ( arch)
    D ‹secreto› to keep
    no le guardo ningún rencor I don't bear a grudge against o feel any resentment toward(s) him
    guardo muy buenos recuerdos de aquel viaje I have very good memories of that trip
    ¡ésta se la guardo! ( fam); I'll remember this!, I won't forget this!
    E
    1
    (mostrar, manifestar): le guardaron el debido respeto he was treated with due respect
    hay que guardar la debida compostura en la Iglesia you must show proper respect when in church
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances
    2 ‹leyes/fiestas› to observe fiesta
    A (quedarse con) to keep
    guárdate tus consejos keep your advice to yourself
    B ( enf) (reservar) to save, keep
    C
    (poner en un lugar): se guardó el cheque en el bolsillo he put the check (away) in his pocket
    guárdatelo bien put it somewhere safe o look after it carefully
    D (cuidarse) guardarse DE + INF to be careful not to + INF
    se guardó mucho de mostrarles el documento she was very careful not to show them the document
    ya te guardarás de contar lo que pasó you'd better not tell anyone o you'd better make sure you don't tell anyone what happened
    * * *

     

    guardar ( conjugate guardar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( reservar) to save, keep;
    guarda algo para después save o keep sth for later

    2
    a) ( poner en un lugar) ‹juguetes/librosto put … away;


    b) (conservar, mantener) to keep;


    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances
    c) secreto to keep;

    rencor to bear, harbor( conjugate harbor);

    guardarse verbo pronominal
    1


    2 ( poner en un lugar):

    guardar verbo transitivo
    1 (preservar) to keep: ¿puedes guardármelo?, can you look after it for me?
    todavía guardo sus cosas, I still keep his things
    2 (un secreto, recuerdo) to keep: guardaron silencio, they remained silent
    guardemos un minuto de silencio, let's observe a minute's silence
    guarden silencio, por favor, be quiet, please
    3 (en un sitio) to put away: guarda las tazas en ese armario, put the cups away in that cupboard
    4 (reservar) to keep
    5 Inform to save
    ♦ Locuciones: guardar cama, to stay in bed
    ' guardar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apariencia
    - apartar
    - arca
    - archivar
    - ayuno
    - cama
    - conservar
    - continencia
    - forma
    - recoger
    - rencor
    - reposo
    - reservar
    - rincón
    - secreta
    - secreto
    - callar
    - compostura
    - dejar
    - huevera
    - panera
    - separar
    - silencio
    English:
    aside
    - commensurate
    - cookie jar
    - counsel
    - distance
    - file
    - hold
    - hold against
    - house
    - keep
    - lay up
    - leave out
    - lock away
    - maintain
    - observe
    - pack away
    - pertinent
    - reminiscent
    - retain
    - save
    - secret
    - set aside
    - silent
    - skeleton
    - stay
    - storage space
    - store
    - stow
    - treasure
    - wrap
    - appearance
    - bread
    - cake
    - convenient
    - face
    - guard
    - hang
    - harbor
    - holy
    - leave
    - lock
    - mind
    - put
    - reserve
    - set
    - storage
    * * *
    vt
    1. [conservar] to keep;
    guarda el vestido en el armario she keeps the dress in the wardrobe;
    esta caja guarda documentos muy antiguos this box contains some very old documents;
    guardo muy buenos recuerdos de mi infancia I have very good memories of my childhood
    2. [poner en su sitio] to put away;
    ¡guarda los juguetes! put your toys away!
    3. [vigilar] to keep watch over;
    [proteger] to guard;
    guarda un rebaño de ovejas he tends a flock of sheep;
    el perro guarda la casa the dog guards the house;
    guarda a tu hijo del peligro keep your child away from danger;
    ¡Dios guarde al rey! God save the King!
    4. [mantener] [secreto, promesa] to keep;
    guardó su palabra she kept her word;
    guardar cama to stay in bed;
    guardar silencio to keep quiet;
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances;
    también Fig
    guardar las distancias to keep one's distance
    5. [reservar, ahorrar] to save (a o para alguien for sb);
    ¿me guardas un sitio? will you save a place for me?;
    guarda un poco de pastel para tu hermano leave o save a bit of cake for your brother;
    he guardado parte de la paga para las vacaciones I've put by o saved part of my wages for my Br holidays o US vacation;
    el carnicero siempre me guarda la mejor carne the butcher always saves o keeps the best meat for me
    6. [observar] [ley, norma, fiesta] to observe
    7. Informát to save;
    guardar cambios to save changes
    * * *
    v/t
    1 keep;
    guardar silencio remain silent, keep silent
    2 poner en un lugar put (away)
    3 recuerdo have
    4 apariencias keep up
    5 INFOR save
    6
    :
    guardar cama stay in bed
    * * *
    1) : to guard
    2) : to maintain, to preserve
    3) conservar: to put away
    4) reservar: to save
    5) : to keep (a secret or promise)
    * * *
    1. (en general) to keep [pt. & pp. kept]
    ¿sabes guardar un secreto? can you keep a secret?
    2. (recoger) to put away [pt. & pp. put]
    3. (meter) to put
    4. (reservar) to save / to keep
    ¿me guardas un sitio? will you save me a seat?
    guardar rencor a alguien to bear somebody a grudge [pt. bore; pp. borne]

    Spanish-English dictionary > guardar

  • 11 hojas sueltas

    (n.) = looseleaf [loose-leaf], loose-leaf paper
    Ex. Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex. Often the material will be collected on cards or loose-leaf paper so that internal reorganization is quite an easy matter and re-writing is thereby cut down to a minimum.
    * * *
    (n.) = looseleaf [loose-leaf], loose-leaf paper

    Ex: Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.

    Ex: Often the material will be collected on cards or loose-leaf paper so that internal reorganization is quite an easy matter and re-writing is thereby cut down to a minimum.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hojas sueltas

  • 12 mantener

    v.
    1 to keep.
    mantener algo en buen estado to keep something in good condition
    mantener una promesa to keep a promise
    mantener la calma to stay calm
    Los mantengo trabajando I keep them working.
    Ellos mantienen el proyecto They maintain the project.
    2 to support (with scaffold, columns).
    mantén los brazos en alto keep your arms in the air
    3 to support.
    con su sueldo mantiene a toda la familia he has to support o keep his whole family with his wages
    4 to have (relationships, conversations).
    mantener relaciones con alguien to have a relationship with somebody
    mantiene su inocencia she maintains that she is innocent
    mantiene que no la vió he maintains that he didn't see her
    6 to maintain, to keep, to conserve, to hold.
    Ellos mantienen unas mantas They maintain some bedcovers.
    Ellos mantienen su opinión They maintain their opinion.
    María mantiene a su hijo Mary maintains=provides for her son.
    Ella mantiene su declaración She maintains her declaration.
    7 to claim to, to hold to, to maintain to.
    Ellos mantienen haber limpiado They claim to have cleaned.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ TENER], like link=tener tener
    1 (conservar) to keep
    'Mantenga Zamora limpia' "Keep Zamora tidy"
    2 (tener) to keep
    'Mantener fuera del alcance de los niños' "Keep out of the reach of children"
    3 (sostener) to support, hold up, hold
    4 (sustentar) to support, maintain
    5 (afirmación etc) to maintain
    pues yo mantengo que no es verdad well, I maintain that it is not true
    6 (conversación, relaciones) to have; (reunión) to hold, have; (correspondencia) to keep up; (promesa, palabra) to keep
    1 (sostenerse) to remain, stand
    2 (continuar en un estado, una posición) to keep
    3 (sustenerse) to manage, maintain oneself, support oneself
    4 (alimentarse) to eat, live
    se mantiene a base de fruta she lives on fruit, she eats only fruit
    \
    mantener algo en secreto to keep something secret
    mantenerse aparte to stay out of it, not get involved
    mantenerse en contacto con to stay in contact with
    mantenerse en forma to keep in shape, keep in trim, keep fit
    mantenerse en pie to stand, remain standing
    mantenerse en sus trece to stick to one's guns
    mantenerse vivo,-a to stay alive
    * * *
    verb
    3) hold
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=sostener) [gen] to hold; [+ puente, techo] to support
    2) (=preservar)
    a) [en un lugar] to store, keep

    "manténgase en un lugar fresco y seco" — "store in a cool dry place"

    b) [en un estado o situación] to keep

    mantener algo calienteto keep sth hot

    mantener algo en equilibrio — to balance sth, keep sth balanced

    mantener algo en secretoto keep sth a secret

    raya I, 1)
    3) (=conservar) [+ opinión] to maintain, hold; [+ costumbre, ideales] to keep up, maintain; [+ disciplina] to maintain, keep; [+ promesa] to keep

    me marcho manteniendo mi opinión — I'm leaving, but I stand by my opinion

    al conducir hay que mantener la distancia de seguridad — you have to keep (at) a safe distance when driving

    mantener el equilibrioto keep one's balance

    mantener el fuegoto keep the fire going

    mantener la línea — to keep one's figure, keep in shape

    mantener la paz — to keep the peace, maintain peace

    calma, distancia
    4) [económicamente] to support, maintain

    ya no pienso mantenerla másI refuse to keep o support o maintain her any longer

    5) [+ conversación, contacto] to maintain, hold

    ¿han mantenido ustedes relaciones sexuales? — have you had sexual relations?

    correspondencia 2)
    6) (=afirmar) to maintain
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( económicamente) <familia/persona> to support, maintain; < perro> to keep; < amante> to keep
    2)
    a) (conservar, preservar) to keep

    mantener la calma/la compostura — to keep calm/one's composure

    b) (cierto estado, cierta situación) (+ compl) to keep
    3)
    a) < conversaciones> to have; < contactos> to maintain, keep up; < correspondencia> to keep up; < relaciones> to maintain
    b) ( cumplir) <promesa/palabra> to keep
    4) (afirmar, sostener) to maintain
    2.
    mantenerse verbo pronominal
    1) ( sustentarse económicamente) to support oneself
    2) (en cierto estado, cierta situación) (+ compl) to keep
    * * *
    = hold together, keep, maintain, maintain, preserve, retain, store, support, sustain, uphold, hold, service, carry on, keep + Nombre + going, operate, hold on to.
    Ex. The organization was trembling on the brink of financial disaster, and only the journal, American Documentation, was holding it together.
    Ex. Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex. Expressiveness can be difficult to maintain as new subjects are added.
    Ex. They maintain, in an article written for Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS) 'that automated cataloging systems have addressed only half of the problems of maintaining a library catalog'.
    Ex. The concepts are organised into facets, and the facets are arranged and applied in such a way that the general to special order is preserved.
    Ex. At an earlier stage, the Library of Congress had decided to retain certain pre-AACR headings, in order to avoid the expense of extensive recataloguing.
    Ex. The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex. In order to support these three elements, and to ensure that schemes are updated it is important to have some organisation which takes responsibility for revision and publication.
    Ex. Publishers in the United Stated benefit from a larger home market which serves to sustain the production of an information tool.
    Ex. It's about time that we go back to these principles and make sure that the quality of cataloging is upheld.
    Ex. Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
    Ex. Special storage facilities have been constructed which are at present serviced manually but will soon be computerised.
    Ex. If a child detects that no very strong value is placed on reading then he feels no compulsion to develop his own reading skill beyond the minimal, functional level we all need simply to carry on our daily lives in our print-dominated society.
    Ex. The author explains how libraries can keep their services going without being slaves to the job.
    Ex. These references operate in a similar fashion whether they are used to link authors' names or subject headings.
    Ex. The girls were swept away by the water as they failed to hold on to the bus stand.
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    * capacidad de mantener la atención = attention span.
    * debate + mantenerse = debate + rage.
    * de mantener una conversación = conversational.
    * el que mantiene a la familia = breadwinner [bread winner].
    * mantener a Alguien alerta = keep + Nombre + on + Posesivo + toes.
    * mantener a Alguien atento = keep + Nombre + on + Posesivo + toes.
    * mantener a Alguien en vilo = keep + Nombre + on + Posesivo + toes.
    * mantener a Alguien informado de = keep + Nombre + posted on.
    * mantener activo = keep + Nombre + going.
    * mantener a flote = keep + afloat.
    * mantener a la par de = keep up with.
    * mantener alejado = keep away, keep + Nombre + out.
    * mantener Algo abierto = hold + Nombre + open.
    * mantener Algo activo = keep + Nombre + at the fore.
    * mantener Algo alejado = keep + Nombre + at arm's length.
    * mantener Algo al mínimo = keep + Nombre + at a minimum.
    * mantener Algo a salvo = keep + Nombre + out of harm's way.
    * mantener Algo controlado = keep + Nombre + in check.
    * mantener Algo en el buen camino = keep + Nombre + on track.
    * mantener Algo en equilibrio = keep + Nombre + in balance.
    * mantener Algo en la dirección correcta = keep + Nombre + on track.
    * mantener Algo en orden = keep + Nombre + in order.
    * mantener Algo fuera de peligro = keep + Nombre + out of harm's way.
    * mantener Algo ordenado = keep + Nombre + tidy, keep + Nombre + in order.
    * mantener Algo vivo = keep + the flame alive, keep + Nombre + at the fore.
    * mantener al ralentí = idle.
    * mantener a mano = keep to + hand.
    * mantener aparte = keep + separate.
    * mantener a raya = keep at + bay, hold off, keep + Nombre + in line, hold at + bay.
    * mantener bajo control = keep + a rein on.
    * mantener bajo vigilancia = keep under + observation.
    * mantener constancia de = keep + record of.
    * mantener contacto = maintain + contact.
    * mantener control = hold + the reins of control.
    * mantener cooperación = maintain + cooperation.
    * mantener dentro = keep + Nombre + in.
    * mantener el control = stay in + control.
    * mantener el ímpetu = maintain + momentum.
    * mantener el interés = hold + the interest.
    * mantener el orden = keep + order, police.
    * mantener el orden público = maintain + public order.
    * mantener el ritmo = keep + pace.
    * mantener el tipo = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * mantener en observación = hold under + observation, keep under + observation.
    * mantener en privado = be out of the public eye.
    * mantener en reserva = keep on + reserve, keep in + reserve.
    * mantener en secreto = keep + secret, keep + hush hush, keep + confidential, keep + Nombre + under wraps.
    * mantener en sintonía = keep in + step.
    * mantener firme = keep + steady, hold in + line, hold + steady.
    * mantener informado = keep + informed.
    * mantener junto = keep together.
    * mantener la atención de Alguien = hold + Posesivo + attention.
    * mantener la boca cerrada = keep + Posesivo + mouth shut.
    * mantener la bola rodando = keep + the ball rolling.
    * mantener la cabeza = keep + Posesivo + head, keep + Posesivo + head together.
    * mantener la cabeza alta = hold + Posesivo + head high.
    * mantener la cabeza fría = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * mantener la calma = keep + Posesivo + head, keep + Posesivo + head together, keep + Pronombre + cool, remain + cool-headed, keep + a cool head, play it + cool.
    * mantener la coherencia = maintain + consistency.
    * mantener la compostura = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * mantener la condición (de) = retain + Posesivo + status (as).
    * mantener la continuidad = maintain + continuity.
    * mantener la delantera = keep + ahead.
    * mantener la disciplina = maintain + discipline.
    * mantener la palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * mantener la posición = hold + the line.
    * mantener las apariencias = keep up + appearances.
    * mantener las cosas en marcha = keep + the ball rolling, keep + it rolling.
    * mantener las cosas en movimiento = keep + the ball rolling, keep + it rolling.
    * mantener las cosas funcionando = keep + the ball rolling, keep + it rolling.
    * mantener las cuentas = keep + Posesivo + accounts.
    * mantener las distancias con = keep + Nombre + at arm's length.
    * mantener la serenidad = keep + Pronombre + cool, keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * mantener la tradición = keep with + tradition.
    * mantener la vida = sustain + life.
    * mantener libre de = keep + free of.
    * mantener los ojos bien abiertos = keep + Posesivo + eyes (wide) open, keep + Posesivo + eyes peeled, keep + Posesivo + eyes skinned.
    * mantener los precios = hold + prices down.
    * mantener oculto = keep + Nombre + under wraps.
    * mantener ocupado = keep + busy.
    * mantener ordenado = keep + Nombre + neat and tidy.
    * mantener presente = keep before.
    * mantener presionado = hold down.
    * mantener registro de = keep + record of.
    * mantener relaciones = maintain + contact, maintain + relationships, maintain + relations.
    * mantener relaciones comerciales = do + business.
    * mantenerse actualizado = keep up to + date (with).
    * mantenerse actualizado de = keep + abreast of.
    * mantenerse a distancia = stand off.
    * mantenerse a flote = keep + Posesivo + head above the water, keep + the wolves from the door, stay + afloat, stay in + business.
    * mantenerse aislado = keep to + Reflexivo.
    * mantenerse a la cabeza = stay + ahead of the pack.
    * mantenerse a la escucha = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse al corriente = keep + current.
    * mantenerse al corriente de = keep + abreast of, stay + abreast of, keep + track of.
    * mantenerse al día = keep up to + date (with), keep up with + the current scene, keep + current.
    * mantenerse al día de = keep + abreast of, keep + pace with, keep up with, stay + abreast of, keep + a finger on the pulse of, stay in + step with, keep in + step with, keep + step with.
    * mantenerse al día de las noticias = keep up with + the news.
    * mantenerse al día de los avances = track + developments.
    * mantenerse alejado = stay away, remain + aloof.
    * mantenerse alejado de = stay away from, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada del público = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada pública = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * mantenerse alejado de + Nombre = keep + Nombre + at a distance.
    * mantenerse alerta = keep + alert, keep + an eye open, keep + Posesivo + eyes (wide) open.
    * mantenerse al frente = keep + ahead.
    * mantenerse al margen = keep to + Reflexivo, take + a back seat, stand by, remain on + the sidelines.
    * mantenerse al margen de = remain + uninvolved in, hold + Reflexivo + apart from.
    * mantenerse al margen de Algo = stay above + Algo.
    * mantenerse al tanto = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse al tanto de = keep in + sync, keep + a finger on the pulse of, keep + track of, stay in + step with, keep in + step with, keep + step with.
    * mantenerse al tanto de las cosas = stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * mantenerse al tanto de las noticias = keep up with + the news.
    * mantenerse al tanto de los avances = track + developments.
    * mantenerse atento = keep + Posesivo + eyes (wide) open.
    * mantenerse atento a lo que ocurre alrededor = have + an ear to the ground, keep + Posesivo + ear to the ground.
    * mantenerse bien = keep + well.
    * mantenerse caliente = keep + warm.
    * mantenerse callado = keep + quiet.
    * mantenerse callado y pensativo con cierto resentimiento = brood.
    * mantenerse como válido = hold up.
    * mantener secreto = keep + secret.
    * mantenerse despierto = keep + alert, stay + awake.
    * mantenerse en buen estado físico = keep + fit.
    * mantenerse en contacto = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse en contacto (con) = keep in + touch (with), stay in + touch (with).
    * mantenerse en espera = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse en forma = keep + fit.
    * mantenerse en línea con = keep in + line with.
    * mantenerse en pie = hold + Posesivo + own.
    * mantenerse en + Posesivo + trece = stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * mantenerse en sincronía = keep in + sync.
    * mantenerse en su sitio = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * mantenerse en sus trece = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * mantenerse fiel a = stick with.
    * mantenerse fiel a los principios de Uno = stick to + Posesivo + principles.
    * mantenerse firme = stand + Posesivo + ground, stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * mantenerse impasible = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * mantenerse informado = keep up to + date (with), keep + current.
    * mantenerse informado de = keep + abreast of.
    * mantenerse lejos de = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * mantenerse líder = stay + ahead of the pack.
    * mantener(se) ocupado = keep + busy.
    * mantener separado = keep apart.
    * mantenerse por delante = keep + ahead.
    * mantenerse por delante de la competencia = keep + one step ahead of the game, keep + one step ahead of the competition.
    * mantenerse unidos = stick together.
    * mantenerse vigente = hold + Posesivo + own.
    * mantener silencio = keep + silent, keep + silence.
    * mantener sincronizado = keep in + step.
    * mantener suspenso en el aire = suspend.
    * mantener todo controlado = stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * mantener una actitud = hold + attitude.
    * mantener una actitud abierta = be open-minded.
    * mantener una apariencia de = maintain + a semblance of.
    * mantener una conversación = hold + conversation.
    * mantener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * mantener una promesa = keep + Posesivo + promise.
    * mantener una relación con = carry on + relationship with.
    * mantener un concepto = hold + concept.
    * mantener un control férreo sobre = hold + an iron grip on.
    * mantener un debate = hold + discussion.
    * mantener un equilibrio = balance, maintain + a balance, keep + a balance.
    * mantener un estándar = uphold + standard.
    * mantener un interés = pursue + interest.
    * mantener un registro = keep + log.
    * mantener un registro de = keep + track of, record.
    * mantener un sistema de turnos = hold + a rota of.
    * mantener vigente = keep + alive.
    * mantener vivo = keep + alive, maintain + momentum, keep + Nombre + going.
    * máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
    * para mantener(se) ocupado = keep-busy.
    * voluntad de mantener Algo en secreto = secretiveness.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( económicamente) <familia/persona> to support, maintain; < perro> to keep; < amante> to keep
    2)
    a) (conservar, preservar) to keep

    mantener la calma/la compostura — to keep calm/one's composure

    b) (cierto estado, cierta situación) (+ compl) to keep
    3)
    a) < conversaciones> to have; < contactos> to maintain, keep up; < correspondencia> to keep up; < relaciones> to maintain
    b) ( cumplir) <promesa/palabra> to keep
    4) (afirmar, sostener) to maintain
    2.
    mantenerse verbo pronominal
    1) ( sustentarse económicamente) to support oneself
    2) (en cierto estado, cierta situación) (+ compl) to keep
    * * *
    = hold together, keep, maintain, maintain, preserve, retain, store, support, sustain, uphold, hold, service, carry on, keep + Nombre + going, operate, hold on to.

    Ex: The organization was trembling on the brink of financial disaster, and only the journal, American Documentation, was holding it together.

    Ex: Guard book or scrapbook type arrangement, with possibly a loose-leaf format, is suitable for organising and keeping cuttings, letters and other small items.
    Ex: Expressiveness can be difficult to maintain as new subjects are added.
    Ex: They maintain, in an article written for Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS) 'that automated cataloging systems have addressed only half of the problems of maintaining a library catalog'.
    Ex: The concepts are organised into facets, and the facets are arranged and applied in such a way that the general to special order is preserved.
    Ex: At an earlier stage, the Library of Congress had decided to retain certain pre-AACR headings, in order to avoid the expense of extensive recataloguing.
    Ex: The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex: In order to support these three elements, and to ensure that schemes are updated it is important to have some organisation which takes responsibility for revision and publication.
    Ex: Publishers in the United Stated benefit from a larger home market which serves to sustain the production of an information tool.
    Ex: It's about time that we go back to these principles and make sure that the quality of cataloging is upheld.
    Ex: Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
    Ex: Special storage facilities have been constructed which are at present serviced manually but will soon be computerised.
    Ex: If a child detects that no very strong value is placed on reading then he feels no compulsion to develop his own reading skill beyond the minimal, functional level we all need simply to carry on our daily lives in our print-dominated society.
    Ex: The author explains how libraries can keep their services going without being slaves to the job.
    Ex: These references operate in a similar fashion whether they are used to link authors' names or subject headings.
    Ex: The girls were swept away by the water as they failed to hold on to the bus stand.
    * capacidad de mantener la atención = attention span.
    * debate + mantenerse = debate + rage.
    * de mantener una conversación = conversational.
    * el que mantiene a la familia = breadwinner [bread winner].
    * mantener a Alguien alerta = keep + Nombre + on + Posesivo + toes.
    * mantener a Alguien atento = keep + Nombre + on + Posesivo + toes.
    * mantener a Alguien en vilo = keep + Nombre + on + Posesivo + toes.
    * mantener a Alguien informado de = keep + Nombre + posted on.
    * mantener activo = keep + Nombre + going.
    * mantener a flote = keep + afloat.
    * mantener a la par de = keep up with.
    * mantener alejado = keep away, keep + Nombre + out.
    * mantener Algo abierto = hold + Nombre + open.
    * mantener Algo activo = keep + Nombre + at the fore.
    * mantener Algo alejado = keep + Nombre + at arm's length.
    * mantener Algo al mínimo = keep + Nombre + at a minimum.
    * mantener Algo a salvo = keep + Nombre + out of harm's way.
    * mantener Algo controlado = keep + Nombre + in check.
    * mantener Algo en el buen camino = keep + Nombre + on track.
    * mantener Algo en equilibrio = keep + Nombre + in balance.
    * mantener Algo en la dirección correcta = keep + Nombre + on track.
    * mantener Algo en orden = keep + Nombre + in order.
    * mantener Algo fuera de peligro = keep + Nombre + out of harm's way.
    * mantener Algo ordenado = keep + Nombre + tidy, keep + Nombre + in order.
    * mantener Algo vivo = keep + the flame alive, keep + Nombre + at the fore.
    * mantener al ralentí = idle.
    * mantener a mano = keep to + hand.
    * mantener aparte = keep + separate.
    * mantener a raya = keep at + bay, hold off, keep + Nombre + in line, hold at + bay.
    * mantener bajo control = keep + a rein on.
    * mantener bajo vigilancia = keep under + observation.
    * mantener constancia de = keep + record of.
    * mantener contacto = maintain + contact.
    * mantener control = hold + the reins of control.
    * mantener cooperación = maintain + cooperation.
    * mantener dentro = keep + Nombre + in.
    * mantener el control = stay in + control.
    * mantener el ímpetu = maintain + momentum.
    * mantener el interés = hold + the interest.
    * mantener el orden = keep + order, police.
    * mantener el orden público = maintain + public order.
    * mantener el ritmo = keep + pace.
    * mantener el tipo = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * mantener en observación = hold under + observation, keep under + observation.
    * mantener en privado = be out of the public eye.
    * mantener en reserva = keep on + reserve, keep in + reserve.
    * mantener en secreto = keep + secret, keep + hush hush, keep + confidential, keep + Nombre + under wraps.
    * mantener en sintonía = keep in + step.
    * mantener firme = keep + steady, hold in + line, hold + steady.
    * mantener informado = keep + informed.
    * mantener junto = keep together.
    * mantener la atención de Alguien = hold + Posesivo + attention.
    * mantener la boca cerrada = keep + Posesivo + mouth shut.
    * mantener la bola rodando = keep + the ball rolling.
    * mantener la cabeza = keep + Posesivo + head, keep + Posesivo + head together.
    * mantener la cabeza alta = hold + Posesivo + head high.
    * mantener la cabeza fría = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * mantener la calma = keep + Posesivo + head, keep + Posesivo + head together, keep + Pronombre + cool, remain + cool-headed, keep + a cool head, play it + cool.
    * mantener la coherencia = maintain + consistency.
    * mantener la compostura = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * mantener la condición (de) = retain + Posesivo + status (as).
    * mantener la continuidad = maintain + continuity.
    * mantener la delantera = keep + ahead.
    * mantener la disciplina = maintain + discipline.
    * mantener la palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * mantener la posición = hold + the line.
    * mantener las apariencias = keep up + appearances.
    * mantener las cosas en marcha = keep + the ball rolling, keep + it rolling.
    * mantener las cosas en movimiento = keep + the ball rolling, keep + it rolling.
    * mantener las cosas funcionando = keep + the ball rolling, keep + it rolling.
    * mantener las cuentas = keep + Posesivo + accounts.
    * mantener las distancias con = keep + Nombre + at arm's length.
    * mantener la serenidad = keep + Pronombre + cool, keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * mantener la tradición = keep with + tradition.
    * mantener la vida = sustain + life.
    * mantener libre de = keep + free of.
    * mantener los ojos bien abiertos = keep + Posesivo + eyes (wide) open, keep + Posesivo + eyes peeled, keep + Posesivo + eyes skinned.
    * mantener los precios = hold + prices down.
    * mantener oculto = keep + Nombre + under wraps.
    * mantener ocupado = keep + busy.
    * mantener ordenado = keep + Nombre + neat and tidy.
    * mantener presente = keep before.
    * mantener presionado = hold down.
    * mantener registro de = keep + record of.
    * mantener relaciones = maintain + contact, maintain + relationships, maintain + relations.
    * mantener relaciones comerciales = do + business.
    * mantenerse actualizado = keep up to + date (with).
    * mantenerse actualizado de = keep + abreast of.
    * mantenerse a distancia = stand off.
    * mantenerse a flote = keep + Posesivo + head above the water, keep + the wolves from the door, stay + afloat, stay in + business.
    * mantenerse aislado = keep to + Reflexivo.
    * mantenerse a la cabeza = stay + ahead of the pack.
    * mantenerse a la escucha = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse al corriente = keep + current.
    * mantenerse al corriente de = keep + abreast of, stay + abreast of, keep + track of.
    * mantenerse al día = keep up to + date (with), keep up with + the current scene, keep + current.
    * mantenerse al día de = keep + abreast of, keep + pace with, keep up with, stay + abreast of, keep + a finger on the pulse of, stay in + step with, keep in + step with, keep + step with.
    * mantenerse al día de las noticias = keep up with + the news.
    * mantenerse al día de los avances = track + developments.
    * mantenerse alejado = stay away, remain + aloof.
    * mantenerse alejado de = stay away from, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada del público = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada pública = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * mantenerse alejado de + Nombre = keep + Nombre + at a distance.
    * mantenerse alerta = keep + alert, keep + an eye open, keep + Posesivo + eyes (wide) open.
    * mantenerse al frente = keep + ahead.
    * mantenerse al margen = keep to + Reflexivo, take + a back seat, stand by, remain on + the sidelines.
    * mantenerse al margen de = remain + uninvolved in, hold + Reflexivo + apart from.
    * mantenerse al margen de Algo = stay above + Algo.
    * mantenerse al tanto = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse al tanto de = keep in + sync, keep + a finger on the pulse of, keep + track of, stay in + step with, keep in + step with, keep + step with.
    * mantenerse al tanto de las cosas = stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * mantenerse al tanto de las noticias = keep up with + the news.
    * mantenerse al tanto de los avances = track + developments.
    * mantenerse atento = keep + Posesivo + eyes (wide) open.
    * mantenerse atento a lo que ocurre alrededor = have + an ear to the ground, keep + Posesivo + ear to the ground.
    * mantenerse bien = keep + well.
    * mantenerse caliente = keep + warm.
    * mantenerse callado = keep + quiet.
    * mantenerse callado y pensativo con cierto resentimiento = brood.
    * mantenerse como válido = hold up.
    * mantener secreto = keep + secret.
    * mantenerse despierto = keep + alert, stay + awake.
    * mantenerse en buen estado físico = keep + fit.
    * mantenerse en contacto = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse en contacto (con) = keep in + touch (with), stay in + touch (with).
    * mantenerse en espera = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse en forma = keep + fit.
    * mantenerse en línea con = keep in + line with.
    * mantenerse en pie = hold + Posesivo + own.
    * mantenerse en + Posesivo + trece = stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * mantenerse en sincronía = keep in + sync.
    * mantenerse en su sitio = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * mantenerse en sus trece = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * mantenerse fiel a = stick with.
    * mantenerse fiel a los principios de Uno = stick to + Posesivo + principles.
    * mantenerse firme = stand + Posesivo + ground, stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * mantenerse impasible = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * mantenerse informado = keep up to + date (with), keep + current.
    * mantenerse informado de = keep + abreast of.
    * mantenerse lejos de = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * mantenerse líder = stay + ahead of the pack.
    * mantener(se) ocupado = keep + busy.
    * mantener separado = keep apart.
    * mantenerse por delante = keep + ahead.
    * mantenerse por delante de la competencia = keep + one step ahead of the game, keep + one step ahead of the competition.
    * mantenerse unidos = stick together.
    * mantenerse vigente = hold + Posesivo + own.
    * mantener silencio = keep + silent, keep + silence.
    * mantener sincronizado = keep in + step.
    * mantener suspenso en el aire = suspend.
    * mantener todo controlado = stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * mantener una actitud = hold + attitude.
    * mantener una actitud abierta = be open-minded.
    * mantener una apariencia de = maintain + a semblance of.
    * mantener una conversación = hold + conversation.
    * mantener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * mantener una promesa = keep + Posesivo + promise.
    * mantener una relación con = carry on + relationship with.
    * mantener un concepto = hold + concept.
    * mantener un control férreo sobre = hold + an iron grip on.
    * mantener un debate = hold + discussion.
    * mantener un equilibrio = balance, maintain + a balance, keep + a balance.
    * mantener un estándar = uphold + standard.
    * mantener un interés = pursue + interest.
    * mantener un registro = keep + log.
    * mantener un registro de = keep + track of, record.
    * mantener un sistema de turnos = hold + a rota of.
    * mantener vigente = keep + alive.
    * mantener vivo = keep + alive, maintain + momentum, keep + Nombre + going.
    * máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
    * para mantener(se) ocupado = keep-busy.
    * voluntad de mantener Algo en secreto = secretiveness.

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    vt
    A (sustentar económicamente) ‹familia/persona› to support, maintain
    cuesta una fortuna mantener a ese perro tan grande it costs a fortune to keep that enormous dog
    ¡y pretende que ella lo mantenga! and he expects her to support o keep him!
    B
    1 (conservar, preservar) to keep
    mantener la calma/la compostura to keep calm/one's composure
    mantener el orden to keep o ( frml) maintain order
    para mantener la paz in order to keep the peace
    mantener su peso actual to maintain his present weight
    mantener las viejas tradiciones to keep up the old traditions
    2 (en cierto estado, cierta situación) (+ compl) to keep
    los postes mantienen la viga en posición the posts keep the beam in position
    mantener el equilibrio to keep one's balance
    lo mantiene en equilibrio sobre la punta de la nariz he balances it on the end of his nose
    los militares lo mantuvieron en el poder the military kept him in power
    todos los medicamentos deben mantenerse fuera del alcance de los niños all medicines should be kept out of reach of children
    [ S ] mantenga limpia su ciudad keep Norwich ( o York etc) tidy
    [ S ] una vez abierto manténgase refrigerado keep refrigerated once open
    no mantiene su coche en buenas condiciones he doesn't keep his car in good condition, he doesn't maintain his car very well
    sigue manteniendo vivos sus ideales he still keeps his ideals alive
    C
    1 ‹conversaciones› to have; ‹contactos› to maintain, keep up; ‹correspondencia› to keep up; ‹relaciones› to maintain
    durante las negociaciones mantenidas en Ginebra during the negotiations held in Geneva
    2 (cumplir) ‹promesa/palabra› to keep
    D (afirmar, sostener) to maintain
    mantiene que es inocente he maintains that he is innocent
    A (sustentarse económicamente) to support o maintain o keep oneself
    B (en cierto estado, cierta situación) (+ compl) to keep
    se mantuvieron en primera división they kept their place o they stayed in the first division
    mantenerse en forma to keep in shape, to keep fit
    lo único que se mantiene en pie es la torre all that remains is the tower, only the tower is still standing
    se mantiene al día she keeps up to date
    siempre se mantuvo a distancia he always kept his distance
    se mantuvo en contacto con sus amigos de la infancia he kept in touch with o kept up with his childhood friends
    se mantuvo neutral en la disputa he remained neutral in the dispute
    C
    (alimentarse): nos mantuvimos a base de latas we lived off tinned food
    se mantiene a base de vitaminas he lives on vitamin pills
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    mantener ( conjugate mantener) verbo transitivo
    1 ( económicamente) ‹familia/persona to support, maintain;
    amante to keep
    2 (conservar, preservar) to keep;

    mantener el equilibrio to keep one's balance;
    mantener algo en equilibrio to balance sth;
    para mantener su peso actual to maintain his present weight
    3

    contactos to maintain, keep up;
    correspondencia to keep up;
    relaciones to maintain
    b) ( cumplir) ‹promesa/palabra to keep

    4 (afirmar, sostener) to maintain
    mantenerse verbo pronominal
    1 ( sustentarse económicamente) to support oneself
    2 (en cierto estado, cierta situación) to keep;

    la torre aún se mantiene en pie the tower is still standing;
    mantenerse en contacto (con algn) to keep in touch (with sb)
    3 ( alimentarse):

    mantener verbo transitivo
    1 (conservar) to keep: ella mantiene vivo su recuerdo, she keeps his memory alive
    mantén la calma, keep calm
    2 (sostener) to have: mantuvimos una conversación muy seria, we had a very serious talk
    (una teoría, hipótesis) to defend, maintain
    3 (alimentar, sustentar) to support, feed: no podían mantener las dos casas, they couldn't keep up both houses
    4 (peso) to support, hold up
    ' mantener' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    callarse
    - conchabarse
    - conservar
    - conservarse
    - continuismo
    - escribirse
    - ir
    - hilo
    - línea
    - raya
    - sustentar
    - tener
    - tipo
    - ahuyentar
    - alerta
    - calma
    - correspondencia
    - corriente
    - disciplina
    - flote
    - guardar
    - llevar
    - mantiene
    - mantuve
    - orden
    - preservar
    - sujetar
    English:
    balance
    - bay
    - buoy
    - captive
    - carry on
    - cherish
    - cool
    - fire
    - hold
    - hold off
    - house
    - hygiene
    - image
    - keep
    - keep away
    - keep down
    - keep up
    - maintain
    - order
    - preserve
    - provide for
    - retain
    - secrecy
    - stall
    - support
    - suspense
    - sustain
    - swear
    - track
    - unionist
    - uphold
    - weight-watching
    - white elephant
    - carry
    - clear
    - conduct
    - correspond
    - credit
    - door
    - go
    - head
    - inform
    - occupy
    - peace
    - police
    - provide
    - segregate
    - stand
    - stick
    - struggle
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    vt
    1. [económicamente] to support;
    con su sueldo mantiene a toda la familia he has to support o keep his whole family with his wages
    2. [sostener] to keep;
    un andamio mantiene el edificio en pie a scaffold supports the building o keeps the building from falling down;
    mantén los brazos en alto keep your arms in the air
    3. [conservar] to keep;
    [ritmo, nivel, presión] to keep up;
    mantener las amistades to keep up one's friendships;
    mantener algo en buen estado to keep sth in good condition;
    mantener la calma to stay calm;
    mantener el orden to keep order;
    mantener la línea to keep one's figure;
    mantener una promesa/la palabra to keep a promise/one's word;
    mantenga limpia su ciudad [en letrero] keep your city tidy;
    manténgase en un lugar seco [en etiqueta] keep in a dry place;
    manténgase fuera del alcance de los niños [en medicamento, producto tóxico] keep out of the reach of children;
    es incapaz de mantener la boca cerrada he can't keep his mouth shut
    4. [tener] [conversación] to have;
    [negociaciones, diálogo] to hold;
    mantener correspondencia con alguien to correspond with sb;
    mantener relaciones con alguien to have a relationship with sb;
    mantener contactos con alguien to be in contact with sb
    5. [defender] [convicción, idea] to stick to;
    [candidatura] to refuse to withdraw;
    mantiene su inocencia she maintains that she is innocent;
    mantiene que no la vio he maintains that he didn't see her
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( sujetar) hold; techo etc hold up
    2 ( preservar) keep
    4 económicamente support
    5 ( afirmar) maintain
    * * *
    mantener {80} vt
    1) sustentar: to support, to feed
    mantener uno su familia: to support one's family
    2) conservar: to keep, to preserve
    3) continuar: to keep up, to sustain
    mantener una correspondencia: to keep up a correspondence
    4) afirmar: to maintain, to affirm
    * * *
    1. (en general) to keep [pt. & pp. kept]
    2. (económicamente) to support
    3. (afirmar) to maintain
    4. (sujetar) to hold [pt. & pp. held]

    Spanish-English dictionary > mantener

  • 13 apuntador

    m.
    prompter, pointer.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 TEATRO prompter
    * * *
    (f. - apuntadora)
    noun
    * * *
    apuntador, -a
    SM / F
    1) (Teat) prompter
    - no se salvó ni el apuntador
    2) Méx (Dep) scorer
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino prompter, prompt
    * * *
    Ex. He spent two years working as a prompter going to all the big studios to work on commercials and industrial films.
    ----
    * ejemplar del apuntador = prompt-copy.
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino prompter, prompt
    * * *

    Ex: He spent two years working as a prompter going to all the big studios to work on commercials and industrial films.

    * ejemplar del apuntador = prompt-copy.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    prompter, prompt
    Compuesto:
    teleprompter® ( AmE), autocue® ( BrE)
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    apuntador,-ora m,f Teat prompter
    ' apuntador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apuntadora
    English:
    prompter
    * * *
    apuntador, -ora
    nm,f
    Teatro prompter; Fam
    hasta el apuntador: lo sabía hasta el apuntador the world and his wife knew it;
    Fam
    no quedó ni el apuntador there wasn't a soul left
    nm
    Informát scrapbook
    * * *
    m, apuntadora f TEA prompter
    * * *
    : prompter

    Spanish-English dictionary > apuntador

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    = a (an).
    Ex. A good example is the British Catalogue of Music Classification.
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    * a uno u otro lado de = on either side of.
    * a un paso asombroso = at an astounding pace.
    * cada uno = apiece, each.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = vary + from time to time.
    * cercano uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * cerca uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * dedicar unos minutos = take + a few minutes.
    * de uno a otro = across.
    * en unos momentos = momentarily, at any moment.
    * estar hecho el uno para el otro = be well suited to each other, be two of a kind, be a right pair.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * los unos a costa de los otros = at each other's expense.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * más de unos cuantos + Nombre = not a few + Nombre.
    * ni lo uno ni lo otro = in-between, betwixt and between.
    * por mencionar sólo unos pocos = to name but a few.
    * por mencionar unos pocos = just to name a few.
    * por nombrar sólo unos cuantos = to name only some.
    * pospuesto una y otra vez = ever-postponed.
    * ser complementario el uno del otro = be integral one to another.
    * ser uno de entre varios + Nombre = be one of a number of + Nombre.
    * todos y cada uno = all and sundry, each and everyone.
    * todos y cada uno de = any and every, any and all.
    * tropezar los unos con los otros = trip over + each other.
    * una amplia gama de = a wide band of, a wide variety of, a wide range of, a broad variety of, a broad range of.
    * una amplia variedad de = a broad variety of, a wide range of, a broad range of.
    * una apuesta segura = a sure bet.
    * una avalancha de = a flood of, a flood tide of.
    * un abanico de = a palette of.
    * una bobadita = a little something.
    * una buena alternativa a = the next best thing to.
    * una buena cantidad de = a fair amount of.
    * una buena cosa = a good thing.
    * una buena forma de empezar = a good way to start.
    * una buena parte de = a large measure of, a good deal of, a great deal of.
    * una buena pesca = a good catch.
    * una cadena de = a necklace of.
    * una cadena de + Montañas = a range of + Montañas.
    * una cantidad ingente de = a wealth of.
    * una capa fina de = a skim of.
    * una causa perdida = a dead dog.
    * una cierta cantidad de = a measure of, a proportion of.
    * una clase de = a kind of.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * una combinación de = a mixture of, a mix of, a rollup of.
    * una comparsa de = a cavalcade of.
    * una constelación de = a galaxy of.
    * una convocatoria de = a call for.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * una cosita = a little something.
    * una cubeta llena de = a pailful of.
    * una cucharadita de = a teaspoon of.
    * una cuestión de principios = a matter of principle.
    * una cuestión de vida o muerte = a matter of life and death.
    * una desgracia = a crying shame.
    * una de varios = one of a variety of.
    * una diversidad de = a variety of, an array of, a mosaic of, a diversity of, a menu of.
    * una escasez de = a dearth of.
    * una especie de = a kind of.
    * una especie de + Nombre = Nombre + of sorts.
    * una espléndida variedad de = a panoply of.
    * una estaca en el corazón = a stake in the heart.
    * una estructura de = a pattern of.
    * una eternidad = ages and ages (and ages).
    * una fortuna = a king's ransom.
    * una fuente de = a treasure trove of.
    * una gama de = a suite of, a palette of.
    * una gama de posibilidades = a palette of possibilities.
    * una gama muy variada de = a whole gamut of.
    * una gama variada de = a trawling of.
    * una gran = a large measure of.
    * una gran cantidad de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a large degree of, a mass of, a plethora of, a supply of, a vast amount of, a city of, a wealth of, a sea of, a cascade of, an army of, a good many, a huge number of, a great number of, a multitude of, scores of, a host of, a vast corpus of, a whole host of.
    * una gran cantidad y variedad de = a wealth and breadth of.
    * una gran diversidad de = a wide range of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of.
    * una gran experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * una gran extensión de = a sea of.
    * una gran gama de = a wide range of, a rich tapestry of, a wide band of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una gran mayoría de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran parte de = a broad population of, a lion's share of.
    * una gran pérdida = a great loss.
    * una gran proporción de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran variedad de = a wide range of, a multiplicity of, a rich tapestry of, a plurality of, a broad variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una grupo impreciso de = a cloud of.
    * una guía general = a rough guide.
    * una idea general = a rough guide.
    * una inmensa cantidad de = a treasure chest of, a huge number of.
    * una intentona de = attempted.
    * un aire de = an air of, a whiff of.
    * una joya = a little gem.
    * una lotería = hit (and/or) miss.
    * un alto en el camino = a stop on the road, a pit stop on the road.
    * un aluvión de = a flood of, a rash of, a barrage of, a flurry of.
    * una manera de empezar = a foot in the door.
    * una mayor variedad de = a wider canvas of.
    * una mejor ocasión = a better time.
    * una mezcla de = a mixture of, a blend of, a mix of, a rollup of.
    * una mina de = a treasure trove of.
    * una mina de información = a mine of information.
    * una mina inagotable de = a treasure house of.
    * una minoría de = a minority of.
    * una minoría selecta = a select few.
    * una miscelánea de = a miscellany of.
    * una misma cosa = one and the same.
    * una montaña de = a mountain of.
    * un amplio espectro de = a broad band of, a broad spectrum of, a wide band of.
    * una muestra variada de = a mosaic of.
    * una mujer de mundo = a woman of the world.
    * una multidud de = a host of.
    * una multiplicidad de = a multiplicity of.
    * una multitud de = a swarm of.
    * una necesidad cada vez mayor = a growing need.
    * una negociación justa = a square deal.
    * una noche tras otra = night after night.
    * una nube de = a haze of, a cloud of, a swarm of.
    * un año tras otro = year after year.
    * una ola de = a wave of, a tide of.
    * una oleada de = an army of, a flurry of, a swell of.
    * una oportunidad casi segura = a sporting chance.
    * una oportunidad como es debido = a fair chance.
    * una oportunidad de triunfar = a fighting chance.
    * una oportunidad única en la vida = once in a lifetime opportunity.
    * una organización de = a pattern of.
    * una palmada en la espalda = a pat on the back.
    * una palmadita en la espala = a pat on the back.
    * una pareja ideal = a match made in heaven.
    * una pareja perfecta = a match made in heaven.
    * una parte de = a share of, a snatch of.
    * una pequeña minoría de = a marginal fringe of.
    * una pérdida constante de = a haemorrhage of.
    * una pila de = a pile of, a stack of, a sackful of, a whole slew of, a raft of, a mass of.
    * una pincelada de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * una pizca de = a dash of, a grain of, a pinch of.
    * una pizca de verdad = a grain of truth.
    * una plena convicción de = a strong sense of.
    * una posibilidad muy remota = a long shot.
    * una primera y última vez = a first and last time.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * una profusión de = a profusion of.
    * una provisión constante de = a diet of.
    * una racha de = a rash of, a stretch of.
    * una retahíla de = a volley of, a string of.
    * una ristra de = a long tail of, a volley of.
    * un arraigado sentido de = a strong sense of.
    * un arte = a fine art.
    * un arte en extinción = a dying art.
    * un arte que se está perdiendo = a dying art.
    * una salva de = a volley of.
    * una sarta de = a volley of.
    * una sarta de mentiras = a sackful of lies, a pack of lies.
    * unas cuantas ideas = a rough guide.
    * una segunda opinión = a second opinion.
    * una segunda vez = a second time around, a second time.
    * una selecta minoría, una minoría selecta, unos pocos elegidos = a select few.
    * una semblanza de = an air of.
    * una serie de = a choice of, a number of, a range of, a series of, a suite of, an array of, a string of, a pattern of, a stream of, a battery of, a succession of.
    * una serie de + Nombre + organizados por turnos = a rota of + Nombre.
    * un aspecto de = an air of.
    * una sucesión de = a succession of.
    * una tanda de = a flurry of.
    * un ataque de = an access of, a shock of.
    * una tentativa de = attempted.
    * una tira de = a raft of.
    * un atisbo de = a hint of.
    * una tontería = a little something.
    * una tormenta en un vaso de agua = a tempest in a teapot.
    * una última vez = one last time.
    * una única fuente para Algo = one-stop, one-stop shopping, one stop shop.
    * un auténtico infierno = a living hell.
    * una variada gama de = a whole gamut of.
    * una variedad de = a range of, a variety of, an array of, an assortment of, a spectrum of, a menu of, a diversity of, a palette of.
    * una variedad muy rica de = a treasure of.
    * una vasta cantidad de = a vast amount of.
    * una verdadera lástima = a crying shame.
    * una verdadera pena = a crying shame.
    * una vez cada quincena = once a fortnight.
    * una vez cumplimentado = completed.
    * una vez + Participio = upon + Nombre.
    * una vez + Participio Pasado = having + Participio Pasado, having + just + Participio Pasado.
    * una vez + Participio Pasado + Nombre = with + Nombre + Participio Pasado.
    * una vez que + Frase = once + Frase.
    * una vez quincenalmente = once a fortnight.
    * una vez relleno = completed.
    * una vista digna de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * una vista digna de ver = a sight to behold.
    * una yarda de largo = a yard long.
    * una zona de = a stretch of.
    * un bariburrillo de = a welter of.
    * un bebé = a babe in arms.
    * un bocadito = a little something.
    * un bombardeo de = a barrage of.
    * un buen lugar de partida = a good place to start.
    * un buen número de = a good number of.
    * un buen partido = a good catch.
    * un camino largo y difícil = a long haul.
    * un camión de = a truckload of.
    * un caso perdido = a dead dog.
    * un caudal de experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * un centro único = one stop shop.
    * un chorreón de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * un chorretón de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * un cierto grado de = a certain amount of, a modicum of.
    * un cierto número de = a number of.
    * un conglomerado de = a conglomeration of.
    * un conjunto cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un conjunto de = a set of, a suite of, a pool of, an assembly of, a pattern of, a universe of, a harvest of, a complement of.
    * un corpus de = a body of.
    * un costal de = a sackful of.
    * un cuarto = one in four.
    * un cuarto de = a quarter of.
    * un cúmulo de = a treasure trove of.
    * un detalle = a little something.
    * un día de descanso = a day away from.
    * un día fuera = a day out.
    * un día haciendo algo diferente = a day away from.
    * un día normal = on a typical day.
    * un día sí y otro no = every other day.
    * un día sí y otro también = day in and day out.
    * un día tras otro = day after day.
    * un día y medio = one and a half days.
    * un dineral = a king's ransom, a huge amount of money.
    * un donnadie = a nobody.
    * un ejemplo claro = a case in question, a case in point.
    * un ejército de = an army of.
    * un enjambre de = a swarm of.
    * un equipo de = a team of.
    * un espectáculo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * un espectáculo digno de ver = a sight to behold.
    * un fuerte sentimiento de = a strong sense of.
    * un gran diversidad de = a broad range of.
    * un gran espectro de = a wide band of, a wide band of.
    * un gran número de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a plethora of, a wide range of, a full roster of, a fair number of, a great number of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a vast corpus of.
    * un grano de arena en el desierto = a drop in the ocean, a drop of water in a bucket.
    * un gran repertorio de = an arsenal of, an armoury of [armory].
    * un gran volumen de = a vast corpus of.
    * un grupo aferrado de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un grupo de = a set of, a bunch of, a crop of, a pool of, a cadre of, a cluster of, a galaxy of, a clutch of, a company of.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un grupo incondicional de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo variado de = a collection of.
    * un halo de bruma = a veil of mist.
    * un hombre de gentes = a man of the people.
    * un hombre de mundo = a man of the world.
    * un hombre de palabra = a man of his word.
    * un hombre de pocas palabras = a man of few words, a man of few words.
    * un intento de = an exercise in, attempted.
    * un juego de = a battery of.
    * un kaleidoscopio de = a mosaic of.
    * un lecho de rosas = a bed of roses.
    * un lujo asiático = the lap of luxury.
    * un manojo de llaves = a set of + keys.
    * un manojo de nervios = a bundle of nerves.
    * un mar de = a sea of.
    * un mar de papel = a sea of + paper.
    * un medio para alcanzar un fin = a means to an end.
    * un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.
    * un medio para llegar a fin = a means to an end.
    * un mejor momento = a better time.
    * un mequetrefe = a nobody.
    * un minuto en los labios, para siempre en las caderas = a minute on the lips, forever on the hips.
    * un momento bueno de = a peak of.
    * un momento determinado = a frozen moment in time, a given moment in time.
    * un montón = like crazy, like mad.
    * un montonazo = like crazy, like mad.
    * un montonazo de = a truckload of, a whole slew of, a raft of.
    * un montonazo de dinero = a huge amount of money.
    * un montón de = a pile of, a stack of, a bundle of, a truckload of, a sackful of, a raft of.
    * un montón de dinero = a huge amount of money.
    * un mundo aparte = a world apart, a breed apart.
    * un + Nombre + a altas horas de la noche = a late night + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + a primera hora de la mañana = an early morning + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + a última hora de la mañana = a late morning + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + por la mañana temprano = an early morning + Nombre.
    * un no sé qué = a je ne sais quoi.
    * un nuevo comienzo = a fresh start.
    * un nuevo impulso = a new lease of life.
    * un número cada vez mayor = growing numbers.
    * un número cada vez mayor de = a growing number of, a growing body of.
    * un número de = a series of.
    * un número reducido de = a residue of, a small number of.
    * un número variado de + Nombre = any number of + Nombre.
    * un oásis de = an oasis of.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más + Adjetivo = not the least + Adjetivo + Nombre, not the least of the + Adjetivo + Nombre.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más importante = not the least + Nombre.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más importantes = not the least of + Nombre.
    * uno de tantos = little fish in a big pond.
    * uno más = one of equals.
    * unos + Cantidad = around + Cantidad.
    * unos con otros = one another.
    * unos cuantos = a few, a smattering of + Nombre Contable, a sprinkling of.
    * unos de otros = one another.
    * unos días más tarde = a few days later.
    * unos encima de los otros = one on another.
    * unos + Fecha = about + Fecha.
    * unos + Número = some + Número.
    * unos pocos elegidos = a select few.
    * unos segundos de reflexión = a moment's thought, a moment's reflection.
    * uno u otro = one or another.
    * un paquete de = a suite of.
    * un paquete integrado de programas = a suite of + programmes.
    * un paquete ofimático integrado = a suite of office automation software.
    * un par de = a couple of.
    * un par de minutos = a couple of moments.
    * un pasado oscuro = a dark past.
    * un paso por delante de = one step ahead of.
    * un pequeño puntito = just a little dot.
    * un período de = a stretch of.
    * un período determinado = a frozen moment in time.
    * un periodo intenso de = a flurry of.
    * un pilón de = a raft of, a mass of, a stack of.
    * un poco = a bit, somewhat, slightly, something of, a little bit, kinda [kind of].
    * un poco áspero = roughish.
    * un poco como = kind of like.
    * un poco de = a measure of, a touch (of), a bit of, a piece of, a spot of, a splash of, a hint of.
    * un poco + Nombre = a shade + Nombre.
    * un poco obscuro = dusky.
    * un poco perdido = a bit at sea.
    * un poco rugoso = roughish.
    * un popurrí de = a potpourri of, a welter of.
    * un poquito = a wee bit.
    * un poquito (de) = a dash of, a tiny bit of, a splash of, a hint of, a touch (of).
    * un porrón de tiempo = donkey's years.
    * un puñado de = a bunch of, a handful of, a clutch of.
    * un rato = awhile.
    * un rayo de = a shimmer of.
    * un rayo de esperanza = a faint glimmer of light.
    * un rayo de luz esperanzador = a faint glimmer of light, a peep of light.
    * un regalito = a little something.
    * un revoltijo de = a jumble of, a welter of.
    * un rosario de = a rash of.
    * un saco de = a sackful of.
    * un saco lleno de = a sackful of.
    * un servicio las 24 horas = a 24-hour service.
    * un sinfín de = a myriad of, a host of, a whole host of.
    * un sinnúmero de = a myriad of, a host of, a whole host of.
    * un sueño hecho realidad = a dream come true.
    * un surtido de = an assortment of.
    * un tanto + Adjetivo = vaguely + Adjetivo.
    * un tiempo = awhile.
    * un tipo de = a kind of.
    * un toque de = a touch of, a splash of, a hint of.
    * un torrente de = a cascade of.
    * un total de = a universe of, a total of.
    * un trabajo bien hecho = a job well done.
    * un trabajo cualquiera = casual job.
    * un tramo de = a stretch of.
    * un trato justo = a square deal.
    * un trozo de = a piece of, a snatch of, a stretch of.
    * un velo de bruma = a veil of mist.
    * un viso de = a whiff of.
    * variar de una vez a otra = vary + from time to time.

    Spanish-English dictionary > un2

  • 15 un

    adj.
    one.
    art.
    an, a.
    * * *
    un
    1 a, an
    1 (numeral) one
    2 (indef) some
    un día volverá he'll come some day Table 1 NOTA See also uno,-a/Table 1
    * * *
    1. adj. 2. = una, art.
    a, an
    - unos I
    - unas I
    * * *
    un, -a
    1. ART INDEF
    1) [en singular] [refiriéndose a algo no conocido o de forma imprecisa] a; [antes de vocal o de h] an; [dando mayor énfasis, con expresiones temporales] one
    2) [en plural]
    a) [uso indefinido] (=algunos) some; (=pocos) a few

    hay unas cervezas en la neverathere are a few o some beers in the fridge

    b) [con partes del cuerpo]
    c) [con objetos a pares] some
    d) [con cantidades, cifras] about, around

    había unas 20 personasthere were about o around 20 people, there were some 20 people

    unos 80 dólaresabout o around 80 dollars, some 80 dollars

    3) [enfático]

    ¡se dio un golpe...! — he banged himself really hard!

    ¡había una gente más rara...! — there were some real weirdos there! *

    ¡sois unos vagos! — you're so lazy!

    2.
    ADJ [numeral] one

    una excursión de un día — a one-day trip, a day trip

    uno
    * * *
    (pl unos), una (pl unas) articulo
    [the masculine article un is also used before feminine nouns which begin with stressed a or ha e.g. un arma poderosa, un hambre feroz]
    1) (sing) a; (delante de sonido vocálico) an; (pl) some

    tú haces unas preguntas... — you do ask some questions!

    me dio una vergüenza... — I was so embarrassed!

    4) (sing) ( como genérico)
    5) (pl) ( expresando aproximación) about
    * * *
    (pl unos), una (pl unas) articulo
    [the masculine article un is also used before feminine nouns which begin with stressed a or ha e.g. un arma poderosa, un hambre feroz]
    1) (sing) a; (delante de sonido vocálico) an; (pl) some

    tú haces unas preguntas... — you do ask some questions!

    me dio una vergüenza... — I was so embarrassed!

    4) (sing) ( como genérico)
    5) (pl) ( expresando aproximación) about
    * * *
    un2

    Ex: A good example is the British Catalogue of Music Classification.

    * a uno u otro lado de = on either side of.
    * a un paso asombroso = at an astounding pace.
    * cada uno = apiece, each.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = vary + from time to time.
    * cercano uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * cerca uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * dedicar unos minutos = take + a few minutes.
    * de uno a otro = across.
    * en unos momentos = momentarily, at any moment.
    * estar hecho el uno para el otro = be well suited to each other, be two of a kind, be a right pair.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * los unos a costa de los otros = at each other's expense.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * más de unos cuantos + Nombre = not a few + Nombre.
    * ni lo uno ni lo otro = in-between, betwixt and between.
    * por mencionar sólo unos pocos = to name but a few.
    * por mencionar unos pocos = just to name a few.
    * por nombrar sólo unos cuantos = to name only some.
    * pospuesto una y otra vez = ever-postponed.
    * ser complementario el uno del otro = be integral one to another.
    * ser uno de entre varios + Nombre = be one of a number of + Nombre.
    * todos y cada uno = all and sundry, each and everyone.
    * todos y cada uno de = any and every, any and all.
    * tropezar los unos con los otros = trip over + each other.
    * una amplia gama de = a wide band of, a wide variety of, a wide range of, a broad variety of, a broad range of.
    * una amplia variedad de = a broad variety of, a wide range of, a broad range of.
    * una apuesta segura = a sure bet.
    * una avalancha de = a flood of, a flood tide of.
    * un abanico de = a palette of.
    * una bobadita = a little something.
    * una buena alternativa a = the next best thing to.
    * una buena cantidad de = a fair amount of.
    * una buena cosa = a good thing.
    * una buena forma de empezar = a good way to start.
    * una buena parte de = a large measure of, a good deal of, a great deal of.
    * una buena pesca = a good catch.
    * una cadena de = a necklace of.
    * una cadena de + Montañas = a range of + Montañas.
    * una cantidad ingente de = a wealth of.
    * una capa fina de = a skim of.
    * una causa perdida = a dead dog.
    * una cierta cantidad de = a measure of, a proportion of.
    * una clase de = a kind of.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * una combinación de = a mixture of, a mix of, a rollup of.
    * una comparsa de = a cavalcade of.
    * una constelación de = a galaxy of.
    * una convocatoria de = a call for.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * una cosita = a little something.
    * una cubeta llena de = a pailful of.
    * una cucharadita de = a teaspoon of.
    * una cuestión de principios = a matter of principle.
    * una cuestión de vida o muerte = a matter of life and death.
    * una desgracia = a crying shame.
    * una de varios = one of a variety of.
    * una diversidad de = a variety of, an array of, a mosaic of, a diversity of, a menu of.
    * una escasez de = a dearth of.
    * una especie de = a kind of.
    * una especie de + Nombre = Nombre + of sorts.
    * una espléndida variedad de = a panoply of.
    * una estaca en el corazón = a stake in the heart.
    * una estructura de = a pattern of.
    * una eternidad = ages and ages (and ages).
    * una fortuna = a king's ransom.
    * una fuente de = a treasure trove of.
    * una gama de = a suite of, a palette of.
    * una gama de posibilidades = a palette of possibilities.
    * una gama muy variada de = a whole gamut of.
    * una gama variada de = a trawling of.
    * una gran = a large measure of.
    * una gran cantidad de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a large degree of, a mass of, a plethora of, a supply of, a vast amount of, a city of, a wealth of, a sea of, a cascade of, an army of, a good many, a huge number of, a great number of, a multitude of, scores of, a host of, a vast corpus of, a whole host of.
    * una gran cantidad y variedad de = a wealth and breadth of.
    * una gran diversidad de = a wide range of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of.
    * una gran experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * una gran extensión de = a sea of.
    * una gran gama de = a wide range of, a rich tapestry of, a wide band of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una gran mayoría de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran parte de = a broad population of, a lion's share of.
    * una gran pérdida = a great loss.
    * una gran proporción de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran variedad de = a wide range of, a multiplicity of, a rich tapestry of, a plurality of, a broad variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una grupo impreciso de = a cloud of.
    * una guía general = a rough guide.
    * una idea general = a rough guide.
    * una inmensa cantidad de = a treasure chest of, a huge number of.
    * una intentona de = attempted.
    * un aire de = an air of, a whiff of.
    * una joya = a little gem.
    * una lotería = hit (and/or) miss.
    * un alto en el camino = a stop on the road, a pit stop on the road.
    * un aluvión de = a flood of, a rash of, a barrage of, a flurry of.
    * una manera de empezar = a foot in the door.
    * un amante = a little something on the side.
    * una mayor variedad de = a wider canvas of.
    * una mejor ocasión = a better time.
    * una mezcla de = a mixture of, a blend of, a mix of, a rollup of.
    * una mina de = a treasure trove of.
    * una mina de información = a mine of information.
    * una mina inagotable de = a treasure house of.
    * una minoría de = a minority of.
    * una minoría selecta = a select few.
    * una miscelánea de = a miscellany of.
    * una misma cosa = one and the same.
    * una montaña de = a mountain of.
    * un amplio espectro de = a broad band of, a broad spectrum of, a wide band of.
    * una muestra variada de = a mosaic of.
    * una mujer de mundo = a woman of the world.
    * una multidud de = a host of.
    * una multiplicidad de = a multiplicity of.
    * una multitud de = a swarm of.
    * una necesidad cada vez mayor = a growing need.
    * una negociación justa = a square deal.
    * una noche tras otra = night after night.
    * una nube de = a haze of, a cloud of, a swarm of.
    * un año tras otro = year after year.
    * una ola de = a wave of, a tide of.
    * una oleada de = an army of, a flurry of, a swell of.
    * una oportunidad casi segura = a sporting chance.
    * una oportunidad como es debido = a fair chance.
    * una oportunidad de triunfar = a fighting chance.
    * una oportunidad única en la vida = once in a lifetime opportunity.
    * una organización de = a pattern of.
    * una palmada en la espalda = a pat on the back.
    * una palmadita en la espala = a pat on the back.
    * una pareja ideal = a match made in heaven.
    * una pareja perfecta = a match made in heaven.
    * una parte de = a share of, a snatch of.
    * una pequeña minoría de = a marginal fringe of.
    * una pérdida constante de = a haemorrhage of.
    * una pila de = a pile of, a stack of, a sackful of, a whole slew of, a raft of, a mass of.
    * una pincelada de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * una pizca de = a dash of, a grain of, a pinch of.
    * una pizca de verdad = a grain of truth.
    * una plena convicción de = a strong sense of.
    * una posibilidad muy remota = a long shot.
    * una primera y última vez = a first and last time.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * una profusión de = a profusion of.
    * una provisión constante de = a diet of.
    * una racha de = a rash of, a stretch of.
    * una retahíla de = a volley of, a string of.
    * una ristra de = a long tail of, a volley of.
    * un arraigado sentido de = a strong sense of.
    * un arte = a fine art.
    * un arte en extinción = a dying art.
    * un arte que se está perdiendo = a dying art.
    * una salva de = a volley of.
    * una sarta de = a volley of.
    * una sarta de mentiras = a sackful of lies, a pack of lies.
    * unas cuantas ideas = a rough guide.
    * una segunda opinión = a second opinion.
    * una segunda vez = a second time around, a second time.
    * una selecta minoría, una minoría selecta, unos pocos elegidos = a select few.
    * una semblanza de = an air of.
    * una serie de = a choice of, a number of, a range of, a series of, a suite of, an array of, a string of, a pattern of, a stream of, a battery of, a succession of.
    * una serie de + Nombre + organizados por turnos = a rota of + Nombre.
    * un aspecto de = an air of.
    * una sucesión de = a succession of.
    * una tanda de = a flurry of.
    * un ataque de = an access of, a shock of.
    * una tentativa de = attempted.
    * una tira de = a raft of.
    * un atisbo de = a hint of.
    * una tontería = a little something.
    * una tormenta en un vaso de agua = a tempest in a teapot.
    * una última vez = one last time.
    * una única fuente para Algo = one-stop, one-stop shopping, one stop shop.
    * un auténtico infierno = a living hell.
    * una variada gama de = a whole gamut of.
    * una variedad de = a range of, a variety of, an array of, an assortment of, a spectrum of, a menu of, a diversity of, a palette of.
    * una variedad muy rica de = a treasure of.
    * una vasta cantidad de = a vast amount of.
    * una verdadera lástima = a crying shame.
    * una verdadera pena = a crying shame.
    * una vez cada quincena = once a fortnight.
    * una vez cumplimentado = completed.
    * una vez + Participio = upon + Nombre.
    * una vez + Participio Pasado = having + Participio Pasado, having + just + Participio Pasado.
    * una vez + Participio Pasado + Nombre = with + Nombre + Participio Pasado.
    * una vez que + Frase = once + Frase.
    * una vez quincenalmente = once a fortnight.
    * una vez relleno = completed.
    * una vista digna de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * una vista digna de ver = a sight to behold.
    * una yarda de largo = a yard long.
    * una zona de = a stretch of.
    * un bariburrillo de = a welter of.
    * un bebé = a babe in arms.
    * un bocadito = a little something.
    * un bombardeo de = a barrage of.
    * un buen lugar de partida = a good place to start.
    * un buen número de = a good number of.
    * un buen partido = a good catch.
    * un camino largo y difícil = a long haul.
    * un camión de = a truckload of.
    * un caso perdido = a dead dog.
    * un caudal de experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * un centro único = one stop shop.
    * un chorreón de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * un chorretón de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * un cierto grado de = a certain amount of, a modicum of.
    * un cierto número de = a number of.
    * un conglomerado de = a conglomeration of.
    * un conjunto cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un conjunto de = a set of, a suite of, a pool of, an assembly of, a pattern of, a universe of, a harvest of, a complement of.
    * un corpus de = a body of.
    * un costal de = a sackful of.
    * un cuarto = one in four.
    * un cuarto de = a quarter of.
    * un cúmulo de = a treasure trove of.
    * un detalle = a little something.
    * un día de descanso = a day away from.
    * un día fuera = a day out.
    * un día haciendo algo diferente = a day away from.
    * un día normal = on a typical day.
    * un día sí y otro no = every other day.
    * un día sí y otro también = day in and day out.
    * un día tras otro = day after day.
    * un día y medio = one and a half days.
    * un dineral = a king's ransom, a huge amount of money.
    * un donnadie = a nobody.
    * un ejemplo claro = a case in question, a case in point.
    * un ejército de = an army of.
    * un enjambre de = a swarm of.
    * un equipo de = a team of.
    * un espectáculo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * un espectáculo digno de ver = a sight to behold.
    * un fuerte sentimiento de = a strong sense of.
    * un gran diversidad de = a broad range of.
    * un gran espectro de = a wide band of, a wide band of.
    * un gran número de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a plethora of, a wide range of, a full roster of, a fair number of, a great number of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a vast corpus of.
    * un grano de arena en el desierto = a drop in the ocean, a drop of water in a bucket.
    * un gran repertorio de = an arsenal of, an armoury of [armory].
    * un gran volumen de = a vast corpus of.
    * un grupo aferrado de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un grupo de = a set of, a bunch of, a crop of, a pool of, a cadre of, a cluster of, a galaxy of, a clutch of, a company of.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un grupo incondicional de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo variado de = a collection of.
    * un halo de bruma = a veil of mist.
    * un hombre de gentes = a man of the people.
    * un hombre de mundo = a man of the world.
    * un hombre de palabra = a man of his word.
    * un hombre de pocas palabras = a man of few words, a man of few words.
    * un intento de = an exercise in, attempted.
    * un juego de = a battery of.
    * un kaleidoscopio de = a mosaic of.
    * un lecho de rosas = a bed of roses.
    * un lujo asiático = the lap of luxury.
    * un manojo de llaves = a set of + keys.
    * un manojo de nervios = a bundle of nerves.
    * un mar de = a sea of.
    * un mar de papel = a sea of + paper.
    * un medio para alcanzar un fin = a means to an end.
    * un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.
    * un medio para llegar a fin = a means to an end.
    * un mejor momento = a better time.
    * un mequetrefe = a nobody.
    * un minuto en los labios, para siempre en las caderas = a minute on the lips, forever on the hips.
    * un momento bueno de = a peak of.
    * un momento determinado = a frozen moment in time, a given moment in time.
    * un montón = like crazy, like mad.
    * un montonazo = like crazy, like mad.
    * un montonazo de = a truckload of, a whole slew of, a raft of.
    * un montonazo de dinero = a huge amount of money.
    * un montón de = a pile of, a stack of, a bundle of, a truckload of, a sackful of, a raft of.
    * un montón de dinero = a huge amount of money.
    * un mundo aparte = a world apart, a breed apart.
    * un + Nombre + a altas horas de la noche = a late night + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + a primera hora de la mañana = an early morning + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + a última hora de la mañana = a late morning + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + por la mañana temprano = an early morning + Nombre.
    * un no sé qué = a je ne sais quoi.
    * un nuevo comienzo = a fresh start.
    * un nuevo impulso = a new lease of life.
    * un número cada vez mayor = growing numbers.
    * un número cada vez mayor de = a growing number of, a growing body of.
    * un número de = a series of.
    * un número reducido de = a residue of, a small number of.
    * un número variado de + Nombre = any number of + Nombre.
    * un oásis de = an oasis of.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más + Adjetivo = not the least + Adjetivo + Nombre, not the least of the + Adjetivo + Nombre.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más importante = not the least + Nombre.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más importantes = not the least of + Nombre.
    * uno de tantos = little fish in a big pond.
    * uno más = one of equals.
    * unos + Cantidad = around + Cantidad.
    * unos con otros = one another.
    * unos cuantos = a few, a smattering of + Nombre Contable, a sprinkling of.
    * unos de otros = one another.
    * unos días más tarde = a few days later.
    * unos encima de los otros = one on another.
    * unos + Fecha = about + Fecha.
    * unos + Número = some + Número.
    * unos pocos elegidos = a select few.
    * unos segundos de reflexión = a moment's thought, a moment's reflection.
    * uno u otro = one or another.
    * un paquete de = a suite of.
    * un paquete integrado de programas = a suite of + programmes.
    * un paquete ofimático integrado = a suite of office automation software.
    * un par de = a couple of.
    * un par de minutos = a couple of moments.
    * un pasado oscuro = a dark past.
    * un paso por delante de = one step ahead of.
    * un pequeño puntito = just a little dot.
    * un período de = a stretch of.
    * un período determinado = a frozen moment in time.
    * un periodo intenso de = a flurry of.
    * un pilón de = a raft of, a mass of, a stack of.
    * un poco = a bit, somewhat, slightly, something of, a little bit, kinda [kind of].
    * un poco áspero = roughish.
    * un poco como = kind of like.
    * un poco de = a measure of, a touch (of), a bit of, a piece of, a spot of, a splash of, a hint of.
    * un poco + Nombre = a shade + Nombre.
    * un poco obscuro = dusky.
    * un poco perdido = a bit at sea.
    * un poco rugoso = roughish.
    * un popurrí de = a potpourri of, a welter of.
    * un poquito = a wee bit.
    * un poquito (de) = a dash of, a tiny bit of, a splash of, a hint of, a touch (of).
    * un porrón de tiempo = donkey's years.
    * un puñado de = a bunch of, a handful of, a clutch of.
    * un querido = a little something on the side.
    * un rato = awhile.
    * un rayo de = a shimmer of.
    * un rayo de esperanza = a faint glimmer of light.
    * un rayo de luz esperanzador = a faint glimmer of light, a peep of light.
    * un regalito = a little something.
    * un revoltijo de = a jumble of, a welter of.
    * un rosario de = a rash of.
    * un saco de = a sackful of.
    * un saco lleno de = a sackful of.
    * un servicio las 24 horas = a 24-hour service.
    * un sinfín de = a myriad of, a host of, a whole host of.
    * un sinnúmero de = a myriad of, a host of, a whole host of.
    * un sueño hecho realidad = a dream come true.
    * un surtido de = an assortment of.
    * un tanto + Adjetivo = vaguely + Adjetivo.
    * un tiempo = awhile.
    * un tipo de = a kind of.
    * un toque de = a touch of, a splash of, a hint of.
    * un torrente de = a cascade of.
    * un total de = a universe of, a total of.
    * un trabajo bien hecho = a job well done.
    * un trabajo cualquiera = casual job.
    * un tramo de = a stretch of.
    * un trato justo = a square deal.
    * un trozo de = a piece of, a snatch of, a stretch of.
    * un velo de bruma = a veil of mist.
    * un viso de = a whiff of.
    * variar de una vez a otra = vary + from time to time.

    * * *
    UN
    (en Col) = Universidad Nacional
    * * *

     

    un (pl
    unos), una (pl unas) art the masculine article un is also used before feminine nouns which begin with stressed a or ha e.g. un arma poderosa, un hambre feroz

    1 ( sing) a;
    ( delante de sonido vocálico) an;
    (pl) some;

    un asunto importante an important matter;
    hay unas cartas para ti there are some letters for you;
    tiene unos ojos preciosos he has lovely eyes
    2 ( con valor ponderativo):
    tú haces unas preguntas … you do ask some questions!

    3 ( con nombres propios) a;

    4 (pl) ( expresando aproximación) about;

    un, una
    I art indet
    1 a
    una azafata, a hostess
    (antes de vocal) an
    un paraguas, an umbrella
    2 unos,-as, some: pasamos unos días en la playa, we spent some days by the sea
    II adj (cardinal) one: solo queda una, there is only one
    un kilo de azúcar, one kilo of sugar ➣ tb uno,-a
    'un' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abajo
    - abanderar
    - abandonar
    - abandono
    - abanico
    - abatirse
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abismo
    - ablandar
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abordar
    - abrir
    - abrazar
    - abrazo
    - abreviar
    - abrigar
    - abrochar
    - abrupta
    - abrupto
    - absoluta
    - absoluto
    - absurda
    - absurdo
    - abusar
    - abusiva
    - abusivo
    - abusón
    - abusona
    - acá
    - acabada
    - acabado
    - acariciar
    - acaudillar
    - accidental
    - accidente
    - acelerón
    - acento
    - achatamiento
    - achicar
    - acidez
    - acierto
    - aclimatarse
    - acoger
    - acogida
    - acompañar
    English:
    A
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - about
    - abridged
    - abroad
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absolute
    - abuse
    - academy
    - accent
    - accept
    - acceptable
    - accepted
    - accidentally
    - accommodation
    - accomplishment
    - accuracy
    - accurate
    - accustom
    - achievement
    - acknowledgement
    - across
    - act
    - action
    - actual
    - addicted
    - adjourn
    - adjust
    - administer
    - administration
    - admission
    - admit
    - advance
    - advertise
    - advice
    - advise
    - adviser
    - afford
    - Afro
    - after
    - after-sales
    - aged
    - agent
    - aggravating
    - aggregate
    - aggressive
    - agree
    - agreement
    * * *
    un, una1 (mpl unos, fpl unas) art indeterminado Un is used instead of una before feminine nouns which begin with a stressed “a” or “ha” (e.g. un águila an eagle; un hacha an axe).
    1. [singular] a;
    [ante sonido vocálico] an;
    un hombre/tren a man/train;
    una mujer/mesa a woman/table;
    una hora an hour;
    tengo un hambre enorme I'm extremely hungry;
    un Picasso auténtico a genuine Picasso;
    un niño necesita cariño children need o a child needs affection
    2. [plural] some;
    tengo unos regalos para ti I have some presents for you;
    llegaremos en unos minutos we will arrive in a few minutes;
    había unos coches mal estacionados there were some badly parked cars;
    son unas personas muy amables they are very kind people;
    tiene unas ganas enormes de viajar he is extremely keen to travel;
    unas tijeras/gafas a pair of scissors/glasses;
    llevaba unas gafas de sol she was wearing sunglasses
    3. [ante números] [indica aproximación]
    había unos doce muchachos there were about o some twelve boys there
    4. [con valor enfático]
    ¡me dio una pena! I felt so sorry for her!;
    se te ocurren unas ideas you have some really odd ideas
    * * *
    un, una
    art indet a; antes de vocal y h muda an;
    unos coches/pájaros some cars/birds
    * * *
    un uno
    un, una art, mpl unos
    1) : a, an
    2) unos or unas pl
    : some, a few
    hace unas semanas: a few weeks ago
    3) unos or unas pl
    : about, approximately
    unos veinte años antes: about twenty years before
    * * *
    un det a / an

    Spanish-English dictionary > un

  • 16 álbum

    • album
    • collection
    • folder
    • scrapbook

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > álbum

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