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all the while I was climbing up I could think of nothing but the descent

  • 1 bajada

    f.
    1 descent (descenso).
    cuando veníamos de bajada on our way (back) down
    2 (downward) slope (pendiente).
    3 decrease, drop.
    4 ebb, ebb tide, outgoing tide.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: bajar.
    * * *
    1 (disminución) drop, fall
    esto representa una bajada del 10% this represents a drop of 10%
    2 (descenso) descent; (de telón, barrera) lowering
    mientras subía, no pensaba más que en la bajada all the while I was climbing up I could think of nothing but the descent
    3 (camino) way down
    4 (en carretera etc) slope, hill
    \
    bajada de bandera minimum fare
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) fall, drop
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=camino)

    la bajada hasta el río(=sendero) the path down to the river; (=carretera) the road down to the river

    2) (=acción) descent

    en la bajada alcanzamos los 150km/h — on the way down o descent we got up to 150km/h

    3) (=disminución) fall, drop

    bajada de tensiónfall o drop in blood pressure

    4) Esp
    ** [de drogas]
    * * *
    1) ( acción) descent
    2) ( camino)

    la bajada a la playa es muy empinadathe path (o road etc) down to the beach is very steep

    * * *
    = depression, downturn, droop, descent, fall, slope.
    Ex. When one is in place, the depression of a lever causes it to be photographed onto the next blank space.
    Ex. Part of the trend towards declining conference attendance results from the downturn in the economy = Parte de la tendencia hacia el descenso de la asistencia a los congresos es consecuencia de la caída de la economía.
    Ex. This article describes a study undertaken in Brazil to investigate the phenomenon of the droop at the end of the graph demonstrating Bradford's law which corresponds to the journals of low productivity.
    Ex. The street-smart kid's descent into crime and heroin addiction is now too familiar a story.
    Ex. There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
    Ex. The heading PITCH (Slope) illustrates how to qualify a word by another in parenthesis to clarify the meaning = El encabezamiento PENDIENTE (inclinación) ilustra cómo modificar una palabra con otra entre paréntesis para aclarar el significado.
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    * bajada de los precios = falling prices.
    * bajada de nivel = drawdown.
    * bajada de tensión = sag.
    * constante de bajada = slope constant.
    * lista de bajada = drop-down list.
    * menú de bajada = pull-down menu, drop-down menu.
    * subidas y bajadas = highs and lows.
    * * *
    1) ( acción) descent
    2) ( camino)

    la bajada a la playa es muy empinadathe path (o road etc) down to the beach is very steep

    * * *
    = depression, downturn, droop, descent, fall, slope.

    Ex: When one is in place, the depression of a lever causes it to be photographed onto the next blank space.

    Ex: Part of the trend towards declining conference attendance results from the downturn in the economy = Parte de la tendencia hacia el descenso de la asistencia a los congresos es consecuencia de la caída de la economía.
    Ex: This article describes a study undertaken in Brazil to investigate the phenomenon of the droop at the end of the graph demonstrating Bradford's law which corresponds to the journals of low productivity.
    Ex: The street-smart kid's descent into crime and heroin addiction is now too familiar a story.
    Ex: There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
    Ex: The heading PITCH (Slope) illustrates how to qualify a word by another in parenthesis to clarify the meaning = El encabezamiento PENDIENTE (inclinación) ilustra cómo modificar una palabra con otra entre paréntesis para aclarar el significado.
    * bajada de los precios = falling prices.
    * bajada de nivel = drawdown.
    * bajada de tensión = sag.
    * constante de bajada = slope constant.
    * lista de bajada = drop-down list.
    * menú de bajada = pull-down menu, drop-down menu.
    * subidas y bajadas = highs and lows.

    * * *
    A (acción) descent
    en la bajada me fallaron los frenos my brakes failed on the way down
    al atardecer emprendimos la bajada as evening fell we began the descent
    iba corriendo en bajada y no pude parar I was running downhill and couldn't stop
    tuvo una bajada de tensión his blood pressure dropped
    Compuestos:
    gutter
    minimum fare
    B
    (camino): la bajada para la playa the path ( o road etc) down to the beach
    la bajada es muy empinada it's a very steep descent, the path ( o road etc) down is very steep
    * * *

    bajada sustantivo femenino
    1 ( acción) descent;

    tuvo una bajada de tensión his blood pressure dropped;
    bajada de bandera ( en taxi) minimum fare
    2


    b) ( camino):

    la bajada a la playa es muy empinada the path (o road etc) down to the beach is very steep

    bajada sustantivo femenino
    1 (descenso) descent
    2 (pendiente) slope
    3 (de precios, temperaturas) drop, fall
    4 (de taxi) bajada de bandera, minimum fare 5 bajada de aguas, the drains
    ' bajada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    hundimiento
    English:
    comedown
    - decline
    - dip
    - downturn
    - drop
    - fall
    - way
    - descent
    - down
    * * *
    bajada nf
    1. [descenso] descent;
    cuando veníamos de bajada on our way (back) down
    bajada de aguas [tubo] drainpipe;
    bajada de bandera [de taxi] minimum fare
    2. [pendiente] (downward) slope;
    está al final de la bajada de la escuela it's at the bottom of the road that leads down to the school
    3. [disminución] decrease, drop;
    una bajada de los precios [caída] a drop o fall in prices;
    [rebaja] a price cut
    * * *
    f fall, drop
    * * *
    bajada nf
    1) : descent
    2) : dip, slope
    3) : decrease, drop
    * * *
    1. (descenso) descent
    2. (pendiente) slope / road down
    3. (disminución) fall / drop

    Spanish-English dictionary > bajada

  • 2 nada

    adv.
    1 at all.
    la película no me ha gustado nada I didn't like the film at all
    no es nada extraño it's not at all strange
    la obra no es nada aburrida the play isn't the slightest bit boring
    2 a little, a bit (poco).
    no hace nada que salió he left just a minute ago
    3 not at all, not a single thing, nothing, not a bit.
    4 anything.
    intj.
    nothing at all.
    pron.
    1 nothing.
    no pasó nada nothing happened
    no he leído nada de Lorca I haven't read anything by Lorca
    nada me gustaría más que poder ayudarte there's nothing I'd like more than to be able to help you
    no hay nada como un buen libro there's nothing (quite) like a good book
    nada más nothing else, nothing more
    no quiero nada más I don't want anything else
    no dijo nada de nada he didn't say anything at all
    no es nada it's nothing serious
    esto no es nada that's nothing
    te he traído un regalito de nada I've brought you a little something
    cuesta cinco millones, ¡ahí es nada! it costs five million, a real snip!
    casi nada almost nothing
    como si nada as if nothing was the matter, as if nothing had happened
    de nada don't mention it, you're welcome (respuesta a 'gracias')
    dentro de nada any second now
    ¡nada de eso! absolutely not!
    No quiero nada I don't want any.
    2 love (en tenis). (peninsular Spanish)
    f.
    1 nothing, bugger all.
    2 little bit, trace, tiny bit, tiny little bit.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: nadar.
    * * *
    1 nothing
    (no hay) nada como... there's nothing like...
    ¿te has hecho daño? --no, no ha sido nada did you hurt yourself? --no, I'm all right thank you
    1 (not) at all
    1 nothingness
    \
    antes de nada first of all
    como si nada just like that
    de nada (no hay de qué) don't mention it, think nothing of it, (US you're welcome) 2 (insignificante) insignificant
    gracias, --de nada thanks, --don't mention it
    dentro de nada in a moment
    nada de eso not at all, nothing of the kind
    ¿se casa Maribel? --¡nada de eso! is Maribel getting married? --absolutely not!, no way!
    nada más... as soon as..., no sooner...
    nada menos que no less than
    por nada for no reason at all
    por nada del mundo (not) for anything in the world
    ¡y nada de...! and don't...!
    ¡y nada de bañarse en el río! and don't go bathing in the river!
    * * *
    1. noun f. 2. adv. - de nada 3. pron.
    nothing, anything
    * * *
    1. PRON
    1) (=ninguna cosa) [con el verbo inglés en forma afirmativa] nothing; [con el verbo inglés en forma negativa] anything

    no dijo nada en toda la tarde — he said nothing all afternoon, he didn't say anything all afternoon

    no hay nada como un café después de comer — there's nothing like a coffee after your meal, nothing beats a coffee after your meal

    -¿qué has comprado? -nada — "what have you bought?" - "nothing"

    nada de, no sabe nada de español — he knows no Spanish at all, he doesn't know any Spanish at all

    -¿qué te cuentas? -nada de particular — "what's new?" - "nothing much" o "not a lot"

    ¡nada de eso! — not a bit of it!

    ¡nada de marcharse! — forget about leaving!

    nada de nada — absolutely nothing, nothing at all

    ahí
    2) [en locuciones]
    a) [con verbo]

    estuvo en nada que lo perdiesen — they very nearly lost it

    no me falta de nada — I've got everything I need

    hace nada — just a moment ago

    no se parecen en nada — they're not at all alike

    quedar(se) en nada — to come to nothing

    no reparar en nada — to stop at nothing

    no servir para nada — to be utterly useless

    no ha sido nada — it's nothing, it doesn't matter

    b) [con preposición, adverbio]

    antes de nada, antes de nada tengo que telefonear — before I do anything else I must make a phone call

    a cada nada — LAm * constantly

    casi nada, no costó casi nada — it cost next to nothing

    ¡había unas cien mil personas! ¡casi nada! — there were no fewer than a hundred thousand people there!

    como si nada, se lo advertí, pero como si nada — I warned him but it was as if I hadn't spoken

    de nada, -¡gracias! -de nada — "thanks!" - "don't mention it" o "you're welcome"

    ¡tanto revuelo por un premio de nada! — all that fuss over such a silly little prize!

    dentro de nada — very soon

    nada más, -¿desea algo más? -nada más, gracias — "can I get you anything else?" - "no, that's all thank you"

    no dijo nada más — he didn't say anything else, he said nothing else

    nada más que estoy muy cansado And, Méx it's just that I'm very tired

    (nada más y) nada menos que... — (no more and) no less than...

    han ganado nada menos que un coche — they've won a car, no less

    ni nada — or anything

    pues no es feo ni nadairó he's not ugly... much!

    para nada — at all

    -¿te gusta? -para nada — "do you like it?" - "not at all"

    por nada, por nada se echa a llorar — she's always crying over nothing o for no reason at all

    no por nada le llaman "apestoso" — he's not called "smelly" for nothing

    ¡por nada! — Cono Sur not at all!, don't mention it!

    3) [como coletilla]

    pues nada, me voy — well, I'm off then

    -¿qué pasó? -pues nada, que estuve esperando y no llegó — "what happened?" - "well, I was there waiting and he didn't arrive"

    y nada, al final nos fuimos — anyway, in the end we left

    4) (Tenis) love
    2.
    ADV not at all, by no means

    no es nada fácil — it's not at all easy, it's by no means easy

    pues no eres tú nada ambiciosoiró well you're not very ambitious, are you?... much!

    3.
    SF
    * * *
    I
    1)

    antes que or de nada — first of all

    no hay nada como... — there's nothing like...

    no es por nada pero... — don't take this the wrong way but...

    nada de nada — (fam) not a thing

    nada más: no hay nada más there's nothing else; ¿algo más? - nada más anything else? - no, that's it o that's all; nada más fui yo (Méx) I was the only one who went; salí nada más comer I went out right o straight after lunch; sacó (nada más ni) nada menos que el primer puesto she came first no less; nada más que: no se lo dije nada más que a él he's the only one I told; para nada: no me gustó para nada I didn't like it at all; como si nada (fam): me lo dijo como si nada! she told me as if it was nothing; se quedó como si nada she didn't even bat an eyelid; no hay nada que hacerle — (fam) that's all there is to it

    2)
    b) ( muy poco)

    con or de nada se rompe — it breaks just like that

    estar en nada: estuvo en nada que perdiéramos el tren — we very nearly missed the train

    c) (fam) ( uso expletivo)

    y nada, que al final no lo compró — anyway, in the end she didn't buy it

    pues nada, ya veremos qué pasa — well o anyway, we'll see what happens

    3) (Esp) ( en tenis) love
    II

    no está nada preocupadohe isn't at all o the least bit worried

    III
    1) (Fil)
    2) (Méx, RPl fam) ( pequeña cantidad)
    * * *
    = anything, nothing, nil, zero + Nombre, naught, nothingness, nowt, zilch.
    Ex. As an inveterate user of the British Museum Library he was able to confirm that 'a library is not worth anything without a catalogue'.
    Ex. Nothing happens until the ENTER key is pressed.
    Ex. While our vision of our readers is hazy and our interests in them nil, then criticism must be either trivial or irrelevant.
    Ex. In recent years special libraries have been faced with a number of important factors, including reduced purchase budgets, zero increases in staffing, and the opportunities offered by automation.
    Ex. Was everything she learned for naught? She felt extinguished.
    Ex. The emptiness and nothingness associated with writer's block is often described as a kind of death, a place where there is nothing to decide, nothing about which to express an opinion.
    Ex. There's a real danger of flying off on a tangent while writing about this as it for once is purely about politics and there's ' nowt' as controversial as that.
    Ex. Before you lend cash to Tom, Dick and Harry, be sure you know what you're doing or else your friendship will be worth zilch.
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    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * antes de nada = before long, before + Pronombre + know what + happen, before + Pronombre + know it.
    * antes que nada = first of all, before anything else, first off, above all things.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * caer en la nada = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space.
    * casi nada = next to nothing.
    * como si nada = be right as rain, unfazed.
    * contar para nada = count + for nothing.
    * decir la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad = to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
    * de la nada = from nowhere, out of nowhere.
    * del año de la nada = from the year dot.
    * en apenas nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en casi nada = in no time at all, in next to no time.
    * en nada de tiempo = at a moment's notice, in next to no time, in no time at all, in no time.
    * esperar sin nada que hacer = kick + Posesivo + heels.
    * estar con amigos en la calle pasando el rato sin hacer nada = hang out + on the street.
    * estar sin hacer nada = sit + idle, stand + idle.
    * hablar sin decir nada = waffle.
    * hacer como si nada = play it + cool.
    * más que nada = more than anything else.
    * nada bonito = unlovely.
    * nada claro = unclear, uncleared.
    * nada convencido = unimpressed.
    * nada convencional = unorthodox.
    * ¡nada de eso! = no dice!.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * nada de nada = zilch.
    * nada desdeñable = not inconsiderable.
    * nada despreciable = not inconsiderable.
    * nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
    * nada en la vida es gratuito = you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.
    * nada envidiable = unenviable.
    * nada es gratis = nothing comes without a cost.
    * nada es gratis en la viña del Señor = there is no such thing as a free lunch, there is no such thing as a free ride.
    * nada es mejor que = nothing beats....
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la realidad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más lejos de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth, nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada extraordinario = unremarkable.
    * nada impresionado = unimpressed.
    * nada instintivo = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada intuitivo = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada lógico = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada más = anything else, nothing else.
    * nada más y nada menos = as much as + Expresión Numérica.
    * nada más y nada menos que = in the order of + Cantidad, nothing less than.
    * nada más y nada menos que de/por + Cantidad = to the tune of + Cantidad.
    * nada más y nada menos que desde + Expresión Temporal = from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    * nada más y nada menos que + Número = as many as + Número.
    * nada materialista = unworldly.
    * nada menos que + Nombre + tan + Adjetivo + como = no less + Adjetivo + Nombre + than.
    * nada puede estar más alejado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nada puede estar más apartado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nada sabe mejor que sentirse delgado = nothing tastes as good as thin feels.
    * nada se acaba hasta que no se acaba = nothing is done until it's done.
    * nada sorprendente = unsurprising.
    * nada supera a = nothing beats....
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no importar nada = not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no revelar nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no ser nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * no servir de nada = be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no servir de nada que + Subjuntivo = no use + Ving.
    * no servir para nada = be good for nothing, pissing into the wind, be of no avail, be to no avail, all + be for + naught.
    * no significar nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no suponer nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no tener nada en contra de Algo = have + nothing against, have + no quarrel about + Nombre.
    * no tener nada que perder = have + nothing to lose.
    * no tener nada que ver con = be irrelevant to.
    * no tener tiempo de nada = have + not a moment to spare.
    * o nada en absoluto = if at all.
    * para nada = in vain, to no avail, without any avail, vainly, of no avail.
    * para que no falte de nada = for good measure.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de anda = hoarder, packrat, magpie.
    * por nada = for nothing.
    * por nada del mundo = for the life of me.
    * por nada o casi nada = at little or no extra cost.
    * por no decir nada de = to say nothing of.
    * por poco o nada = at little or no extra cost.
    * por probar nada se pierde = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * primero que nada = first off.
    * que no conduce a nada = circuitous.
    * quien nada arriesga nada gana = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * reducir a la nada = reduce to + nil.
    * saber un poco de todo y mucho de nada = jack of all trades, master of none.
    * sentarse sin hacer nada = sit + idle.
    * ser nada más y nada menos que = be nothing less than.
    * servir de poco o nada = be of little or no avail.
    * servir para nada = count + for nothing.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * trabajar a cambio de nada = work for + nothing.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * y antes de nada = the next thing + Pronombre + know.
    * * *
    I
    1)

    antes que or de nada — first of all

    no hay nada como... — there's nothing like...

    no es por nada pero... — don't take this the wrong way but...

    nada de nada — (fam) not a thing

    nada más: no hay nada más there's nothing else; ¿algo más? - nada más anything else? - no, that's it o that's all; nada más fui yo (Méx) I was the only one who went; salí nada más comer I went out right o straight after lunch; sacó (nada más ni) nada menos que el primer puesto she came first no less; nada más que: no se lo dije nada más que a él he's the only one I told; para nada: no me gustó para nada I didn't like it at all; como si nada (fam): me lo dijo como si nada! she told me as if it was nothing; se quedó como si nada she didn't even bat an eyelid; no hay nada que hacerle — (fam) that's all there is to it

    2)
    b) ( muy poco)

    con or de nada se rompe — it breaks just like that

    estar en nada: estuvo en nada que perdiéramos el tren — we very nearly missed the train

    c) (fam) ( uso expletivo)

    y nada, que al final no lo compró — anyway, in the end she didn't buy it

    pues nada, ya veremos qué pasa — well o anyway, we'll see what happens

    3) (Esp) ( en tenis) love
    II

    no está nada preocupadohe isn't at all o the least bit worried

    III
    1) (Fil)
    2) (Méx, RPl fam) ( pequeña cantidad)
    * * *
    = anything, nothing, nil, zero + Nombre, naught, nothingness, nowt, zilch.

    Ex: As an inveterate user of the British Museum Library he was able to confirm that 'a library is not worth anything without a catalogue'.

    Ex: Nothing happens until the ENTER key is pressed.
    Ex: While our vision of our readers is hazy and our interests in them nil, then criticism must be either trivial or irrelevant.
    Ex: In recent years special libraries have been faced with a number of important factors, including reduced purchase budgets, zero increases in staffing, and the opportunities offered by automation.
    Ex: Was everything she learned for naught? She felt extinguished.
    Ex: The emptiness and nothingness associated with writer's block is often described as a kind of death, a place where there is nothing to decide, nothing about which to express an opinion.
    Ex: There's a real danger of flying off on a tangent while writing about this as it for once is purely about politics and there's ' nowt' as controversial as that.
    Ex: Before you lend cash to Tom, Dick and Harry, be sure you know what you're doing or else your friendship will be worth zilch.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * antes de nada = before long, before + Pronombre + know what + happen, before + Pronombre + know it.
    * antes que nada = first of all, before anything else, first off, above all things.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * caer en la nada = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space.
    * casi nada = next to nothing.
    * como si nada = be right as rain, unfazed.
    * contar para nada = count + for nothing.
    * decir la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad = to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
    * de la nada = from nowhere, out of nowhere.
    * del año de la nada = from the year dot.
    * en apenas nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en casi nada = in no time at all, in next to no time.
    * en nada de tiempo = at a moment's notice, in next to no time, in no time at all, in no time.
    * esperar sin nada que hacer = kick + Posesivo + heels.
    * estar con amigos en la calle pasando el rato sin hacer nada = hang out + on the street.
    * estar sin hacer nada = sit + idle, stand + idle.
    * hablar sin decir nada = waffle.
    * hacer como si nada = play it + cool.
    * más que nada = more than anything else.
    * nada bonito = unlovely.
    * nada claro = unclear, uncleared.
    * nada convencido = unimpressed.
    * nada convencional = unorthodox.
    * ¡nada de eso! = no dice!.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * nada de nada = zilch.
    * nada desdeñable = not inconsiderable.
    * nada despreciable = not inconsiderable.
    * nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
    * nada en la vida es gratuito = you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.
    * nada envidiable = unenviable.
    * nada es gratis = nothing comes without a cost.
    * nada es gratis en la viña del Señor = there is no such thing as a free lunch, there is no such thing as a free ride.
    * nada es mejor que = nothing beats....
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la realidad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más lejos de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth, nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada extraordinario = unremarkable.
    * nada impresionado = unimpressed.
    * nada instintivo = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada intuitivo = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada lógico = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada más = anything else, nothing else.
    * nada más y nada menos = as much as + Expresión Numérica.
    * nada más y nada menos que = in the order of + Cantidad, nothing less than.
    * nada más y nada menos que de/por + Cantidad = to the tune of + Cantidad.
    * nada más y nada menos que desde + Expresión Temporal = from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    * nada más y nada menos que + Número = as many as + Número.
    * nada materialista = unworldly.
    * nada menos que + Nombre + tan + Adjetivo + como = no less + Adjetivo + Nombre + than.
    * nada puede estar más alejado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nada puede estar más apartado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nada sabe mejor que sentirse delgado = nothing tastes as good as thin feels.
    * nada se acaba hasta que no se acaba = nothing is done until it's done.
    * nada sorprendente = unsurprising.
    * nada supera a = nothing beats....
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no importar nada = not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no revelar nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no ser nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * no servir de nada = be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no servir de nada que + Subjuntivo = no use + Ving.
    * no servir para nada = be good for nothing, pissing into the wind, be of no avail, be to no avail, all + be for + naught.
    * no significar nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no suponer nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no tener nada en contra de Algo = have + nothing against, have + no quarrel about + Nombre.
    * no tener nada que perder = have + nothing to lose.
    * no tener nada que ver con = be irrelevant to.
    * no tener tiempo de nada = have + not a moment to spare.
    * o nada en absoluto = if at all.
    * para nada = in vain, to no avail, without any avail, vainly, of no avail.
    * para que no falte de nada = for good measure.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de anda = hoarder, packrat, magpie.
    * por nada = for nothing.
    * por nada del mundo = for the life of me.
    * por nada o casi nada = at little or no extra cost.
    * por no decir nada de = to say nothing of.
    * por poco o nada = at little or no extra cost.
    * por probar nada se pierde = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * primero que nada = first off.
    * que no conduce a nada = circuitous.
    * quien nada arriesga nada gana = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * reducir a la nada = reduce to + nil.
    * saber un poco de todo y mucho de nada = jack of all trades, master of none.
    * sentarse sin hacer nada = sit + idle.
    * ser nada más y nada menos que = be nothing less than.
    * servir de poco o nada = be of little or no avail.
    * servir para nada = count + for nothing.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * trabajar a cambio de nada = work for + nothing.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * y antes de nada = the next thing + Pronombre + know.

    * * *
    A
    1 nothing
    es mejor que nada it's better than nothing
    de nada sirve que le compres libros si no los lee there's no point in buying him books if he doesn't read them
    antes que or de nada first of all
    nada te faltará or no te faltará nada you won't want for anything
    no hay nada como un buen baño caliente there's nothing like a nice hot bath
    hace dos días que no come nada he hasn't eaten a thing o anything for two days
    ¡no sirves para nada! you're useless
    no se hizo nada he wasn't hurt
    no sé por qué llora, yo no le hice nada I don't know why he's crying, I didn't touch him
    ¿te has hecho daño? — no, no ha sido nada did you hurt yourself? — no, it's nothing
    ¡perdón! — no fue nada sorry! — that's all right
    no es por nada pero … don't take this the wrong way but …
    se fue sin decir nada she left without a word
    nadie me dio nada nobody gave me anything
    nada DE algo:
    no necesita nada de azúcar it doesn't need any sugar at all
    eso no tiene nada de gracia that's not in the least bit o not at all funny
    ¡nada de juegos or jugar ahora! you're not playing o I don't want any games now!
    2 ( en locs):
    de nada you're welcome, it's a pleasure, don't mention it ( frml)
    nada de nada ( fam); not a thing
    nada más: no hay nada más there's nothing else
    ¿algo más? — nada más anything else? — no, that's it o that's all o that's the lot
    no se pudo hacer nada más or más nada por él nothing more could be done for him
    nada más fui yo ( Méx); I was the only one who went
    no nada más yo lo critico ( Méx); I'm not the only one to criticize him
    salí nada más comer I went out right o straight after lunch
    nada más llegar subió a verla as soon as he arrived he went up to see her
    nada más que: la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth
    no se lo dije nada más que a él he's the only one I told, I didn't tell anyone except him o but him
    nada que … ( Andes fam): ya son las diez y nada que vienen it's already ten o'clock and there's still no sign of them
    ni nada ( fam): no me avisó ni nada ( fam); he didn't tell me or anything, he didn't even tell me
    no es ambicioso ni nada ( iró); he's not at all ambitious or anything like that! ( iro)
    para nada not … at all
    ese tema no se tocó para nada that topic didn't come up at all
    no me gustó para nada I didn't like it at all o one little bit
    ahí es nada ( fam iró): hicieron un par de millones, ahí es nada they made a couple of million … peanuts o chickenfeed! ( colloq iro)
    como si nada ( fam): ¡me lo dice como si nada! she tells me as casual as you like, and she tells me as if it was nothing
    se quedó como si nada she didn't even bat an eyelid
    se lo dije mil veces, pero como si nada I told her over and over again, but it didn't do the slightest bit of good
    no estás/está en nada ( Ven arg); you're/he's so uncool ( colloq), you don't/he doesn't have a clue ( colloq)
    no hay nada que hacerle ( fam); that's all there is to it, there are no two ways about it
    B
    1
    (algo): ¿has visto alguna vez nada igual? have you ever seen the like of it o the likes of it o anything like it?
    antes de que digas nada before you say anything
    2
    (muy poco): con or de nada se rompe it breaks just like that
    fue un golpe de nada it was only a little bump
    en nada de tiempo in no time at all
    compraron la casa por nada they bought the house for next to nothing
    dentro de nada very soon, in no time at all
    estar en nada: estuvo en nada que perdiéramos el tren we very nearly missed the train
    no nos vieron, pero estuvo en nada they didn't see us, but it was a close call o shave
    3 ( fam)
    (uso expletivo): y nada, que al final no lo compró anyway, in the end she didn't buy it
    pues nada, ya veremos qué pasa well o anyway, we'll see what happens
    C ( Esp) (en tenis) love
    quince-nada fifteen-love
    no está nada preocupado he isn't at all o the least bit worried
    anoche no dormí nada I didn't sleep a wink o at all last night
    no me gusta nada lo que has hecho I don't like what you've done one bit
    no es nada engreído el chico ( iró); he sure is vain!, he isn't half conceited! ( BrE)
    A ( Fil):
    la nada nothing
    el universo se creó de la nada the universe was created from nothing o from the void
    surgió de la nada it came out of nowhere
    B
    (Méx, RPl fam) (pequeña cantidad): ¿le diste vino al bebé? — sólo una nada did you give the baby wine? — only a tiny drop
    le puse una nada de sal I added a tiny pinch of salt
    ganó por una nada he won by a whisker
    * * *

     

    Del verbo nadar: ( conjugate nadar)

    nada es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    nada    
    nadar
    nada pronombre
    1


    de nada sirve que le compres libros there's no point in buying him books;
    antes que or de nada first of all;
    no quiere nada he doesn't want anything;
    ¡no sirves para nada! you're useless;
    sin decir nada without a word
    b) ( en locs)


    nada de nada (fam) not a thing;
    nada más: no hay nada más there's nothing else;
    ¿algo más? — nada más anything else? — no, that's it o that's all;
    nada más fui yo (Méx) I was the only one who went;
    salí nada más comer I went out right o straight after lunch;
    sacó (nada más ni) nada menos que el primer puesto she came first no less;
    para nada: no me gustó para nada I didn't like it at all;
    por nada: la compraron por nada they bought it for next to nothing;
    discuten por nada they argue over nothing;
    llora por nada she cries at the slightest little thing
    2 (Esp) ( en tenis) love;

    ■ adverbio:
    no está nada preocupado he isn't at all o the least bit worried;

    esto no me gusta nada I don't like this at all o (colloq) one bit
    nadar ( conjugate nadar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [persona/pez] to swim;

    ¿sabes nada? can you swim?;

    nada (estilo) mariposa/pecho to do (the) butterfly/breaststroke;
    nada de espalda or (Méx) de dorso to do (the) back stroke
    b) [ramas/hojas] ( flotar) to float

    c)

    nadar en ( tener mucho): nada en dinero to be rolling in money (colloq);

    el pollo nadaba en grasa the chicken was swimming in grease
    verbo transitivo
    to swim
    nada
    I pron
    1 (ninguna cosa) nothing: ¿qué te cuentas?, - nada nuevo, how it's going?, - nothing new
    (con otro negativo) nothing, not... anything: no hay nada más importante, there is nothing more important
    no tocamos nada, we didn't touch anything
    no lo cambiaría por nada del mundo, I wouldn't change it for anything on earth
    2 (en preguntas) anything: ¿no tienes nada que decir?, don't you have anything to say?
    3 (muy poco) con la niebla no veíamos nada, we couldn't see a thing in the fog
    no fue nada, (herida, golpe) I wasn't hurt
    (respuesta a una disculpa) it's all right
    4 (en ciertas construcciones) anything
    más que nada, more than anything: me importa más que nada, it means more than anything else to me
    sin decir nada, without saying anything/a word
    II adverbio not at all: no nos aburrimos nada, we weren't bored at all
    no escribe nada mal, he doesn't write at all badly
    III sustantivo femenino nothingness
    ♦ Locuciones: casi nada, almost nothing
    gracias, - de nada, thanks, - don't mention it
    más que nada: te lo digo más que nada para que no vayas a meter la pata, more than anything else I'm telling you so you don't put your foot in it
    nada más: nada más oírlo, as soon as she heard it
    familiar para nada, not at all
    nadar verbo intransitivo
    1 Dep to swim: no sé nadar, I can't swim
    2 (un objeto) to float
    3 (tener en abundancia) nada en libros, she has a lot of books
    ' nada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    absolutamente
    - adelantar
    - adorno
    - amilanarse
    - amohinarse
    - balde
    - bastante
    - bregar
    - cabo
    - callar
    - calmarse
    - cero
    - ciega
    - ciego
    - clara
    - claro
    - comecome
    - como
    - comparecencia
    - concreta
    - concreto
    - conducir
    - contra
    - dar
    - débil
    - decir
    - derecha
    - desocupada
    - desocupado
    - doblar
    - doblarse
    - doble
    - ecuánime
    - embalarse
    - envidiar
    - escaramuza
    - escarceo
    - faltar
    - frescura
    - ir
    - gusto
    - hablar
    - incumbir
    - interés
    - interlunio
    - jota
    - jueves
    - maldita
    - maldito
    - más
    English:
    all
    - all right
    - amusing
    - antsy
    - anything
    - associate
    - avail
    - blank
    - board
    - breathe
    - burn
    - clash
    - clear
    - click
    - come into
    - contrary
    - cop
    - damn
    - dark
    - dark horse
    - dead
    - depth
    - dim
    - dishwater
    - disorderly
    - drone
    - dwindle
    - earth
    - earthly
    - easy
    - enforce
    - ever
    - excuse
    - first
    - flair
    - further
    - go on
    - go without
    - going
    - good
    - hand
    - hang about
    - hang around
    - hardly
    - harm
    - have
    - head
    - home
    - hot
    - ill-considered
    * * *
    pron
    1. [ninguna cosa o cantidad] nothing;
    [en negativas] anything;
    no he leído nada de Lorca I haven't read anything by Lorca;
    no pasó nada nothing happened;
    a él nada parece satisfacerle he never seems to be satisfied with anything;
    de nada vale insistir there's no point in insisting;
    nada me gustaría más que poder ayudarte there's nothing I'd like more than to be able to help you;
    no hay nada como un buen libro there's nothing (quite) like a good book;
    tranquilos, no es nada don't worry, it's nothing serious;
    casi nada almost nothing;
    de nada, Am [m5] por nada [respuesta a “gracias”] you're welcome, don't mention it;
    esto no es nada that's nothing;
    no queda nada de café there's no coffee left;
    no tengo nada de ganas de ir I don't feel like going at all;
    no dijo nada de nada he didn't say anything at all;
    no me ha gustado nada de nada I didn't like it at all o one little bit;
    nada de quejas, ¿de acuerdo? no complaining, right?, I don't want any complaints, right?;
    nada más nothing else, nothing more;
    ¿desean algo más? – nada más, gracias do you want anything else? – no, that's everything o all, thank you;
    no quiero nada más I don't want anything else;
    me dio de plazo dos días nada más she only gave me two days to do it;
    me ha costado nada más que 20 dólares it only cost me 20 dollars;
    ¡tanto esfuerzo para nada! all that effort for nothing!
    2. [poco, muy poco]
    yo apenas sé nada de ese tema I hardly know anything about that subject;
    es muy frágil y con nada se parte it's very fragile and is easily broken;
    dentro de nada any second now;
    lo he visto salir hace nada I saw him leave just a moment ago o just this minute;
    no hace nada que salió he left just a moment ago o just this minute;
    por nada se enfada she gets angry at the slightest thing, it doesn't take much for her to get angry;
    CAm, Col, Ven Fam
    a cada nada every five minutes, constantly;
    Méx
    en nada estuvo que se casara he very nearly got married
    3. Esp [en tenis] love;
    treinta nada thirty love
    4. [expresando negación]
    ¡nada de eso! absolutely not!;
    no pienso ir, ni llamar, ni nada I won't go, or call, or anything;
    no tenemos ni coche, ni moto, ni nada que se le parezca we don't have a car or a motorbike, or anything of that sort
    5. Comp
    ¡ahí es nada!, ¡casi nada!: cuesta cinco millones, ¡ahí es nada! o [m5]¡casi nada! it costs a cool five million!;
    como si nada as if nothing was the matter, as if nothing had happened;
    (nada más y) nada menos que [cosa] no less than;
    [persona] none other than; Fam
    ni nada: ¡no es alta ni nada la chica! she's tall all right!, you could say she's tall!;
    no es por nada: no es por nada pero creo que estás equivocado don't take this the wrong way, but I think you're mistaken;
    no es por nada pero llevas la bragueta abierta by the way, your fly's undone
    adv
    1. [en absoluto] at all;
    la película no me ha gustado nada I didn't like the movie at all;
    no he dormido nada I didn't get any sleep at all;
    no es nada extraño it's not at all strange;
    la obra no es nada aburrida the play isn't the slightest bit boring;
    no está nada mal it's not at all bad;
    no nos llevamos nada bien we don't get on at all well;
    Fam
    ¿te importa que me quede? – ¡para nada! do you mind if I stay? – of course not! o not at all!
    2. Fam [enfático]
    nada, que no hay manera de convencerle but no, he just refuses to be convinced
    nf
    1.
    la nada nothingness, the void;
    [el no ser]
    salir o [m5] surgir de la nada to appear out of o from nowhere
    2. Méx, RP Fam [muy poco]
    le pedí plata y me dio una nada I asked him for some money and he gave me next to nothing;
    comí una nada de helado I had a tiny bit of ice cream
    de nada loc adj
    te he traído un regalito de nada I've brought you a little something;
    es sólo un rasguño de nada it's just a little scratch
    nada más loc adv
    1. [al poco de]
    nada más salir de casa… no sooner had I left the house than…, as soon as I left the house…;
    nos iremos nada más cenar we'll go as soon as we've had dinner, we'll go straight after dinner
    2. Méx [solamente]
    nada más vine yo I'm the only one who's come
    3. Méx [sin más]
    de la fiesta regresaron a casa y nada más they went straight home after the party
    * * *
    I pron nothing;
    no hay nada there isn’t anything;
    no es nada it’s nothing;
    nada más nothing else;
    nada menos que no less than;
    nada de nada nothing at all;
    para nada not at all;
    no lo entiendes para nada you don’t understand at all;
    lo dices como si nada you talk about it as if it was nothing;
    más que nada more than anything;
    no lo haría por nada del mundo I wouldn’t do it if you paid me;
    por menos de nada for no reason at all;
    nada más llegar as soon as I arrived;
    antes de nada first of all;
    ¡nada de eso! fam you can put that idea out of your head;
    ¡casi nada! peanuts!;
    ¡de nada! you’re welcome, not at all;
    pues nada, … well, …
    II adv not at all;
    no ha llovido nada it hasn’t rained;
    no estoy nada contento I’m not at all happy
    III f nothingness
    * * *
    nada adv
    : not at all, not in the least
    no estamos nada cansados: we are not at all tired
    nada nf
    1) : nothingness
    2) : smidgen, bit
    una nada le disgusta: the slightest thing upsets him
    nada pron
    1) : nothing
    no estoy haciendo nada: I'm not doing anything
    2)
    casi nada : next to nothing
    3)
    de nada : you're welcome
    4)
    dentro de nada : very soon, in no time
    5)
    nada más : nothing else, nothing more
    * * *
    nada1 adv at all
    nada2 pron
    1. nothing / not... anything
    no hay nada, está vacío there's nothing there, it's empty
    2. (en tenis) love
    de nada (como respuesta) you're welcome / don't mention it (sin importancia) little / slight
    nada de no / any
    no tengo nada de dinero I've got no money / I haven't got any money
    no habla nada de inglés he speaks no English / doesn't speak any English
    nada más... as soon as...
    nada más entrar, vi a Fernando I saw Fernando as soon as I went in

    Spanish-English dictionary > nada

  • 3 arte

    f. & m.
    1 art.
    arte abstracto abstract art
    arte figurativo figurative art
    arte floral flower arranging
    bellas artes fine arts
    artes gráficas graphic arts
    artes interpretativas performing arts
    artes liberales liberal arts
    artes marciales martial arts
    (escuela de) artes y oficios = college for the study of arts and crafts
    artes plásticas visual arts
    arte pop pop art
    2 artistry.
    el arte de la la conversación the art of conversation
    3 artfulness, cunning (astucia).
    malas artes trickery
    4 artifice, craftiness, deceitful cleverness, foxiness.
    * * *
    1 art
    2 (habilidad) craft, skill
    3 (astucia) cunning
    4 (pesca) fishing gear
    \
    con malas artes by evil means
    * * *
    noun mf.
    1) art
    * * *
    SMSF
    [gen m en sing, f en pl]
    1) (=pintura, música) art

    artes — (Univ) arts

    el séptimo arte — the cinema, film

    por arte de magia — by magic, as if by magic

    amor 1)
    2) (=habilidad) skill; (=astucia) craftiness
    3) (=artificio) workmanship, artistry

    sin arte[como adj] clumsy; [como adv] clumsily

    4) (Literat)

    arte mayorSpanish verse of eight lines each of twelve syllables dating from the 15th century

    arte menorSpanish verse usually of four lines each of six or eight syllables

    5) (Pesca)

    arte de pesca(=red) fishing net; (=caña etc) fishing tackle

    * * *
    (gen m en el singular y f en el plural)
    1) (Art) art

    no trabajo por amor al arte — (hum) I'm not working for the good of my health (hum)

    no tener arte ni parte: no tuve arte ni parte en el asunto — I had nothing whatsoever to do with it

    2)
    a) (habilidad, destreza)

    tiene arte para arreglar floresshe has a flair o gift for flower arranging

    b) artes femenino plural (astucias, artimañas) trick

    empleé todas mis artes para... — I used every trick I could think of to...

    * * *
    = art, craft.
    Ex. In less well structured schemes, the application of chain indexing is more of an art.
    Ex. He draws a distinction between a craft, based on customary activities and modified by the trial and error of individual practice, and a profession.
    ----
    * apreciación del arte = art appreciation.
    * arte abstracto = abstraction, abstract art.
    * arte conceptual = conceptual art.
    * arte contemporáneo = contemporary art.
    * arte culinario = cuisine.
    * arte de escribir = penmanship.
    * arte de gobernar = statesmanship.
    * arte de hacer nudos = knotting.
    * arte de herrar caballos = farriery.
    * arte de la guerra = warfare.
    * arte del libro = bookmanship.
    * arte del metal = metal art.
    * arte del vídeo = video art.
    * arte de tejer = weaving.
    * arte de vender = salesmanship, specsmanship.
    * arte de vivir, el = art of living, the.
    * arte dramático = performance art, performing arts.
    * arte folclórico = folk art.
    * arte islámico = Islamic art.
    * arte moderno = modern art.
    * arte pop = pop art.
    * arte popular = popular art, folk art.
    * arte publicitario = commercial art.
    * arte renacentista = Renaissance art.
    * arte rupestre = rock art.
    * artes aplicadas = applied arts.
    * artes decorativas, las = decorative arts, the.
    * artes de creación literaria y artística, las = creative arts, the.
    * artes gráficas, las = graphic arts, the.
    * artes interpretativas = performing arts.
    * artes liberales, las = liberal arts, the.
    * artes marciales = martial arts.
    * artes plásticas = fine art.
    * artes plásticas, las = plastic arts, the.
    * artes visuales, las = visual arts, the.
    * arte topiario = topiary.
    * arte tradicional = folk art.
    * arte y técnica de escribir obras de teatro = playwriting.
    * aula de arte = art-room.
    * bellas artes = fine arts.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * como por arte de magia = magically, into thin air.
    * crítico de arte = art critic.
    * diapositiva de arte = art slide.
    * el arte de = the art of, the fine art of.
    * enseñanza de bellas artes = aesthetic education.
    * estado del arte = state of the art.
    * estado de las artes = state of the arts.
    * exposición de arte = art exhibit, art exhibition.
    * fotografía de obra de arte = art photograph.
    * galería de arte = art gallery.
    * hacer algo por amor al arte = labour of love.
    * historia del arte = art history.
    * historiador de arte = art historian.
    * libro de arte = art book.
    * material de arte = art material.
    * muestra de arte = art exhibit, art exhibition.
    * mundo del arte, el = art world, the.
    * museo de arte = art museum.
    * objeto de arte = art object.
    * obra de arte = work of art, masterpiece, artistic work, art work.
    * obra de arte musical = musical masterpiece.
    * original de una obra de arte = art original.
    * poner en práctica un arte = practise + art.
    * por amor al arte = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * un arte = a fine art.
    * un arte en extinción = a dying art.
    * * *
    (gen m en el singular y f en el plural)
    1) (Art) art

    no trabajo por amor al arte — (hum) I'm not working for the good of my health (hum)

    no tener arte ni parte: no tuve arte ni parte en el asunto — I had nothing whatsoever to do with it

    2)
    a) (habilidad, destreza)

    tiene arte para arreglar floresshe has a flair o gift for flower arranging

    b) artes femenino plural (astucias, artimañas) trick

    empleé todas mis artes para... — I used every trick I could think of to...

    * * *
    = art, craft.

    Ex: In less well structured schemes, the application of chain indexing is more of an art.

    Ex: He draws a distinction between a craft, based on customary activities and modified by the trial and error of individual practice, and a profession.
    * apreciación del arte = art appreciation.
    * arte abstracto = abstraction, abstract art.
    * arte conceptual = conceptual art.
    * arte contemporáneo = contemporary art.
    * arte culinario = cuisine.
    * arte de escribir = penmanship.
    * arte de gobernar = statesmanship.
    * arte de hacer nudos = knotting.
    * arte de herrar caballos = farriery.
    * arte de la guerra = warfare.
    * arte del libro = bookmanship.
    * arte del metal = metal art.
    * arte del vídeo = video art.
    * arte de tejer = weaving.
    * arte de vender = salesmanship, specsmanship.
    * arte de vivir, el = art of living, the.
    * arte dramático = performance art, performing arts.
    * arte folclórico = folk art.
    * arte islámico = Islamic art.
    * arte moderno = modern art.
    * arte pop = pop art.
    * arte popular = popular art, folk art.
    * arte publicitario = commercial art.
    * arte renacentista = Renaissance art.
    * arte rupestre = rock art.
    * artes aplicadas = applied arts.
    * artes decorativas, las = decorative arts, the.
    * artes de creación literaria y artística, las = creative arts, the.
    * artes gráficas, las = graphic arts, the.
    * artes interpretativas = performing arts.
    * artes liberales, las = liberal arts, the.
    * artes marciales = martial arts.
    * artes plásticas = fine art.
    * artes plásticas, las = plastic arts, the.
    * artes visuales, las = visual arts, the.
    * arte topiario = topiary.
    * arte tradicional = folk art.
    * arte y técnica de escribir obras de teatro = playwriting.
    * aula de arte = art-room.
    * bellas artes = fine arts.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * como por arte de magia = magically, into thin air.
    * crítico de arte = art critic.
    * diapositiva de arte = art slide.
    * el arte de = the art of, the fine art of.
    * enseñanza de bellas artes = aesthetic education.
    * estado del arte = state of the art.
    * estado de las artes = state of the arts.
    * exposición de arte = art exhibit, art exhibition.
    * fotografía de obra de arte = art photograph.
    * galería de arte = art gallery.
    * hacer algo por amor al arte = labour of love.
    * historia del arte = art history.
    * historiador de arte = art historian.
    * libro de arte = art book.
    * material de arte = art material.
    * muestra de arte = art exhibit, art exhibition.
    * mundo del arte, el = art world, the.
    * museo de arte = art museum.
    * objeto de arte = art object.
    * obra de arte = work of art, masterpiece, artistic work, art work.
    * obra de arte musical = musical masterpiece.
    * original de una obra de arte = art original.
    * poner en práctica un arte = practise + art.
    * por amor al arte = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * un arte = a fine art.
    * un arte en extinción = a dying art.

    * * *
    A ( Art) art
    el arte medieval/abstracto/contemporáneo medieval/abstract/contemporary art
    las artes the arts
    el arte por el arte art for art's sake
    ¿te crees que trabajo por amor al arte? ( hum); do you think I'm working for the good of my health o for the fun of it? ( hum)
    (como) por arte de magia as if by magic
    no tener arte ni parte: no tuve arte ni parte en el asunto I had nothing whatsoever to do with it
    Compuestos:
    kinetic art
    dramatic arts (pl)
    poetics (pl)
    fpl nets (pl) (also lines, floats, etc)
    fpl graphic arts (pl)
    fpl (liberal) arts (pl)
    fpl martial arts (pl)
    fpl crafts (pl)
    fpl plastic arts (pl)
    fpl arts and crafts (pl)
    B
    1
    (habilidad, destreza): es maestro en el arte de mentir/de la diplomacia he's an expert in the art of lying/of diplomacy
    tiene mucho arte para arreglar flores she has a real flair o gift for flower arranging
    tengo muy poco arte para convencer a la gente I'm no good at persuading people
    (astucias, artimañas): usó todas sus artes para seducirlo she used (all) her feminine wiles to seduce him
    tuve que usar todas mis artes para convencerlo I had to use every trick I could think of to win him over
    malo1 (↑ malo (1))
    * * *

    arte ( gen m en el singular y f en el plural)
    1 (Art) art;

    no trabajo por amor al arte (hum) I'm not working for the good of my health (hum);
    artes gráficas graphic arts;
    (como) por arte de magia as if by magic
    2 (habilidad, destreza) art;

    tiene arte para arreglar flores she has a flair o gift for flower arranging
    arte sustantivo masculino & sustantivo femenino art
    1 (habilidad) skill
    2 artes, (trucos, mañas) tricks
    3 artes de pesca, fishing equipment
    bellas artes, fine arts
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar como por arte de magia, as if by magic
    no tener arte ni parte, to have nothing to do with
    ' arte' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aborigen
    - aguafuerte
    - amor
    - arábiga
    - arábigo
    - bicha
    - boceto
    - caligrafía
    - canto
    - carpintería
    - cine
    - clásica
    - clásico
    - cuadro
    - cubismo
    - dadaísmo
    - de
    - decadencia
    - desnuda
    - desnudo
    - dialéctica
    - dibujante
    - encuadernación
    - escorzo
    - espátula
    - estilo
    - estofar
    - exposición
    - expresionismo
    - fascinar
    - figurativa
    - figurativo
    - fresca
    - fresco
    - galería
    - género
    - grabar
    - iluminar
    - ilusión
    - imagen
    - impresionismo
    - labrada
    - labrado
    - lienzo
    - litografía
    - lobulada
    - lobulado
    - magia
    - marchante
    - marina
    English:
    amateurish
    - appreciation
    - art
    - art gallery
    - artistry
    - avant-garde
    - brush
    - bust
    - charcoal
    - cookery
    - corps
    - craft
    - cubism
    - cuisine
    - curator
    - depict
    - design
    - designer
    - diplomacy
    - draw
    - dying
    - early
    - elaborate
    - exhibit
    - facsimile
    - figurative
    - forte
    - gallery
    - graphics
    - halo
    - life
    - magic
    - magically
    - mime
    - mimicry
    - motif
    - movement
    - naive
    - nude
    - oarsmanship
    - oil
    - one-upmanship
    - oratory
    - paintbrush
    - patron
    - piece
    - plaster
    - plastic
    - portray
    - pose
    * * *
    arte nm o nf Usually masculine in the singular and feminine in the plural.
    1. [creación estética] art;
    una obra de arte a work of art;
    el arte gótico/barroco Gothic/baroque art;
    arte abstracto abstract art;
    artes audiovisuales audiovisual arts;
    arte conceptual conceptual art;
    artes decorativas decorative arts;
    artes escénicas performing arts;
    arte figurativo figurative art;
    artes gráficas graphic arts;
    artes interpretativas performing arts;
    artes liberales liberal arts;
    artes marciales martial arts;
    arte naïf naive art;
    artes y oficios arts and crafts;
    artes plásticas plastic arts;
    arte religioso religious art;
    arte rupestre cave paintings
    2. [habilidad, estilo] artistry;
    con (buen) arte with (great) style;
    tiene mucho arte para recitar she's got a real talent for reciting poetry
    3. [astucia] artfulness, cunning;
    emplearon todas sus artes para timarla they used all their cunning o wiles to cheat her;
    malas artes trickery;
    no tener arte ni parte en algo to have nothing whatsoever to do with sth
    4.
    artes (de pesca) [instrumentos] fishing tackle
    5. Lit [verso]
    de arte mayor = comprising lines of more than eight syllables;
    de arte menor = comprising lines of eight syllables or fewer
    * * *
    m (pl f)
    1 art;
    bellas artes pl fine art sg ;
    el séptimo arte cinema, the movies pl ;
    (como) por arte de magia as if by magic;
    no tener arte ni parte have absolutely no say
    2 ( argucia)
    :
    malas artes pl guile sg
    * * *
    arte nmf, (usually m in singular, f in plural)
    1) : art
    artes y oficios: arts and crafts
    bellas artes: fine arts
    2) habilidad: skill
    3) : cunning, cleverness
    * * *
    arte n
    2. (habilidad) skill

    Spanish-English dictionary > arte

  • 4 equivocarse

    1 to make a mistake, be mistaken, be wrong (de dirección, camino etc) to go wrong, get wrong
    * * *
    to make a mistake, be wrong
    * * *
    VPR (=no tener razón) to be wrong, be mistaken; (=cometer un error) to make a mistake

    te equivocas, eso no es así — you're wrong o mistaken, it isn't like that

    si crees que voy a dejarte ir, te equivocas — if you think I'm going to let you go, you're wrong o mistaken

    equivocarse con algn — to be wrong about sb

    la consideraba honesta, pero me equivoqué con ella — I thought she was honest, but I was wrong about her

    equivocarse de algo, nos equivocamos de hora y llegamos tarde — we got the time wrong, and we arrived late

    perdone, me he equivocado de número — sorry, (I've got the) wrong number

    * * *
    (v.) = commit + error, err, mistake, make + error, bark up + the wrong tree, get + it + (all) wrong, slip up
    Ex. Let us perform a simple thought experiment: assume that a cataloger has committed a simple transposition error and transcribed YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER as YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER.
    Ex. Wherein had she erred? Try as she might she could think of nothing.
    Ex. A flat 'no' to a question such as 'Is this book recommended for Professor Shaw's course?' leaves uncertainty as to whether one was mistaken in the professor or in the suggestion that it was for a course.
    Ex. This has been taken a step further by using a screen editor to 'prevent the human indexer or coder from making syntactic errors in the first place'.
    Ex. The article ' Barking up the wrong tree' argues that the belief, by many book publishers, that they can use the Internet to bypass booksellers and sell their books direct to purchasers, is fallacious.
    Ex. There are risks in assuming that the enquirer has got it all wrong.
    Ex. He knew that if he slipped up again, he could be shipped to a higher-security prison and lose many of his privileges.
    * * *
    (v.) = commit + error, err, mistake, make + error, bark up + the wrong tree, get + it + (all) wrong, slip up

    Ex: Let us perform a simple thought experiment: assume that a cataloger has committed a simple transposition error and transcribed YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER as YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER.

    Ex: Wherein had she erred? Try as she might she could think of nothing.
    Ex: A flat 'no' to a question such as 'Is this book recommended for Professor Shaw's course?' leaves uncertainty as to whether one was mistaken in the professor or in the suggestion that it was for a course.
    Ex: This has been taken a step further by using a screen editor to 'prevent the human indexer or coder from making syntactic errors in the first place'.
    Ex: The article ' Barking up the wrong tree' argues that the belief, by many book publishers, that they can use the Internet to bypass booksellers and sell their books direct to purchasers, is fallacious.
    Ex: There are risks in assuming that the enquirer has got it all wrong.
    Ex: He knew that if he slipped up again, he could be shipped to a higher-security prison and lose many of his privileges.

    * * *

     

    ■equivocarse verbo reflexivo
    1 (confundirse, errar) to make a mistake: me equivoqué de calle, I took the wrong street
    te equivocas de persona, you've got the wrong person
    2 (estar en un error) to be mistaken: te equivocas, you are mistaken
    no te equivocas, you are right
    ' equivocarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    despistarse
    - patinar
    - resbalar
    - confundir
    - equivocar
    - tiro
    English:
    astray
    - blunder
    - flub
    - fluff
    - goof
    - misdiagnose
    - mistake
    - trial
    - wrong
    - err
    - safely
    - slip
    * * *
    vpr
    [estar en un error] to be wrong; [cometer un error] to make a mistake;
    yo creo que te equivocas I think you're mistaken;
    te equivocas si crees que me voy a asustar you're mistaken if you think you're going to frighten me;
    se equivocó al girar she took the wrong turning;
    te equivocas con tu profesor, no es tan mala persona you're wrong about your teacher, he's not such a bad person;
    se equivocó de nombre/puerta he got the wrong name/door;
    equivocarse de fecha/día to get the date/day wrong;
    te equivocaste de profesión, deberías haber sido actor you're in the wrong profession, you should have been an actor;
    equivocarse en algo to make a mistake in sth;
    ¿en qué nos equivocamos con él? where did we go wrong with him?;
    se equivocó en la suma she got the total wrong
    * * *
    v/r make a mistake;
    te has equivocado you are wrong o mistaken;
    equivocarse de número TELEC get the wrong number;
    equivocarse de camino take the wrong road;
    si no me equivoco if I’m not mistaken
    * * *
    vr
    : to make a mistake, to be wrong
    * * *
    1. (confundirse) to be wrong / to make a mistake
    2. (de camino, dirección, etc) to go wrong / to get wrong

    Spanish-English dictionary > equivocarse

  • 5 errar

    v.
    1 to choose wrongly.
    2 to wander.
    3 to make a mistake.
    María erró en sus cálculos Mary made a mistake in her calculations.
    4 to miss.
    5 to mistake, to miss, to fail, to miscalculate.
    María erró sus cálculos Mary mistook her calculations.
    6 to go astray, to err from the path of righteousness.
    El huérfano erró The orphan went astray.
    7 to roam around, to ramble, to roam about.
    * * *
    (e changes to ye in stressed syllables)
    Present Indicative
    yerro/ yerras/ yerra, erramos, erráis, yerran.
    Present Subjunctive
    yerre, yerres, yerre, erremos, erréis, yerren.
    Imperative
    yerra (tú), yerre (él/Vd.), erremos (nos.), errad (vos.), yerren (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=equivocar) [+ tiro] to miss with, aim badly; [+ blanco] to miss; [+ vocación] to miss, mistake
    2) [en obligación] to fail ( in one's duty to)
    2. VI
    1) (=vagar) to wander, rove
    2) (=equivocarse) to be mistaken

    errar es cosa humana, de los hombres es errar — to err is human

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <tiro/golpe> to miss

    erró su vocación — she chose the wrong vocation/career

    2.
    errar vi
    1) ( fallar)

    (le) erré otra vezmissed again! (colloq), I've missed again

    le erraste feo — (RPl fam) you were way out o off the mark (colloq)

    2) (liter) persona ( vagar) to wander, roam; mirada/imaginación to wander
    * * *
    = miss + the mark, ramble, err, roam (about/around), mistake, range, rove, miss + the point.
    Ex. Such considerations suggest that exhortations directed at SLIS to transform their curricula in unspecified radical fashion miss the mark.
    Ex. Because by now comparative librarianship has a well-developed methodology, he does not have to waste his effort by rambling.
    Ex. Wherein had she erred? Try as she might she could think of nothing.
    Ex. Unless children are given time to roam about unhindered among books of many kinds, left alone to choose for themselves, and to do what any avid adult reader does, then maybe we labor in vain.
    Ex. A flat 'no' to a question such as 'Is this book recommended for Professor Shaw's course?' leaves uncertainty as to whether one was mistaken in the professor or in the suggestion that it was for a course.
    Ex. We will be bringing scholars from all over the world both to range widely in our multiform collections and put things together rather than just take them apart.
    Ex. The production is extremely lively: Wandering musicians rove the tiny stage and aisles, competing with birdsong and baroque concertos over the tannoy.
    Ex. Even those states who are pushing for legalized sports betting are missing the point when it comes to making a profit through sports betting.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <tiro/golpe> to miss

    erró su vocación — she chose the wrong vocation/career

    2.
    errar vi
    1) ( fallar)

    (le) erré otra vezmissed again! (colloq), I've missed again

    le erraste feo — (RPl fam) you were way out o off the mark (colloq)

    2) (liter) persona ( vagar) to wander, roam; mirada/imaginación to wander
    * * *
    = miss + the mark, ramble, err, roam (about/around), mistake, range, rove, miss + the point.

    Ex: Such considerations suggest that exhortations directed at SLIS to transform their curricula in unspecified radical fashion miss the mark.

    Ex: Because by now comparative librarianship has a well-developed methodology, he does not have to waste his effort by rambling.
    Ex: Wherein had she erred? Try as she might she could think of nothing.
    Ex: Unless children are given time to roam about unhindered among books of many kinds, left alone to choose for themselves, and to do what any avid adult reader does, then maybe we labor in vain.
    Ex: A flat 'no' to a question such as 'Is this book recommended for Professor Shaw's course?' leaves uncertainty as to whether one was mistaken in the professor or in the suggestion that it was for a course.
    Ex: We will be bringing scholars from all over the world both to range widely in our multiform collections and put things together rather than just take them apart.
    Ex: The production is extremely lively: Wandering musicians rove the tiny stage and aisles, competing with birdsong and baroque concertos over the tannoy.
    Ex: Even those states who are pushing for legalized sports betting are missing the point when it comes to making a profit through sports betting.

    * * *
    errar [ A26 ]
    vt
    ‹tiro/golpe› to miss
    erró el remate he missed the shot, he shot wide/high
    erró su vocación she chose the wrong vocation/career
    ■ errar
    vi
    A
    (fallar): (le) erré otra vez missed again! ( colloq), I've missed again
    erró en su decisión he was mistaken in his decision, he made the wrong decision
    le erraste feo ( RPl fam); you were way out o way off the mark ( colloq), you were miles out ( colloq)
    errar es humano to err is human
    B ( liter); «persona» (vagar) to wander, roam, rove ( liter); «mirada» to wander
    su imaginación erraba por lugares lejanos his thoughts wandered o drifted o strayed to far-off places
    * * *

    errar ( conjugate errar) verbo transitivotiro/golpe to miss;
    erró su vocación she chose the wrong vocation/career

    verbo intransitivo [ tirador] to miss;
    erró en su decisión he made the wrong decision
    errar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (un tiro, golpe) to miss
    2 (una elección) to get wrong
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (vagar) to wander
    2 (cometer fallos) to make a mistake

    ' errar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    equivocarse
    - engañar
    - fallar
    - tiro
    - yerra
    English:
    aimlessly
    - err
    - miss
    - muff
    - roam
    * * *
    vt
    1. [tiro, golpe] to miss
    2. [no acertar en]
    errar el cálculo/la respuesta to get the figures/answer wrong;
    errar el rumbo to choose the wrong course;
    errar la vocación to mistake one's vocation;
    RP
    le erraron con el diagnóstico he was misdiagnosed;
    RP Fam
    errar el biscochazo to be wide of the mark
    vi
    1. [vagar] [persona, imaginación, mirada] to wander;
    erró de pueblo en pueblo she wandered from town to town
    2. [equivocarse] to make a mistake;
    erró en la elección de carrera he chose the wrong course;
    RP
    errarle to make a mistake;
    le erré en las cuentas I made a mistake in the accounts;
    le erró, no le tendría que haber dicho nada he made a mistake, he shouldn't have told him anything
    3. [al tirar] to miss
    * * *
    I v/t miss;
    errar el tiro/golpe miss;
    errar el cálculo miscalculate, make a mistake in one’s figures
    II v/i miss;
    errar es humano to err is human
    * * *
    errar {32} vt
    fallar: to miss
    errar vi
    1) desacertar: to be wrong, to be mistaken
    2) vagar: to wander
    * * *
    errar vb
    1. (fallar) to miss
    2. (equivocarse) to be wrong
    3. (vagar) to wander

    Spanish-English dictionary > errar

  • 6 importar2

    2 = matter, mind, care, make + a difference.
    Ex. It does not matter where the cursor is when the ENTER key is pressed.
    Ex. They see people as marked by one particular attribute, cleverness, or kindness, or strictness, or being a good shot, and they mind whether things are right or wrong.
    Ex. In a survey carried out in the US, it became apparent that about 90% of the respondents did not know what it meant, and even fewer cared.
    Ex. If that cannot be determined, it hardly makes a difference which you use as main entry.
    ----
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * importar un bledo = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * importar un comino = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * importar un pito = could not care less.
    * importar un rábano = could not care less.
    * no importa = never mind, regardless of.
    * no importa cómo = no matter how.
    * no importa lo + Adjetivo + que + Subjuntivo = no matter how + Adjetivo.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * No importa lo que se conoce, sino a quién se conoce = It's not what you know, but who you know.
    * no importar = be all right with + Persona, make + no difference, cope with.
    * no importar Algo a Alguien = think + little of.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * no importar + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no importar lo que + pensar de = whatever + Pronombre + make of.
    * no importar nada = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no importa si... o = no matter whether... or.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.

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    adv.
    1 not.
    no sé I don't know
    no es fácil it's not easy, it isn't easy
    no tiene dinero he has no money, he hasn't got any money
    no veo nada I can't see anything
    todavía no not yet
    ¿has oído las noticias? — no have you heard the news? — no o no, I haven't
    ¿aprobó? — no did she pass? — no o no, she didn't
    ¿comen juntos? -- no siempre do they go for lunch together? -- not always
    no fumadores non-smokers
    2 no, not.
    intj.
    no, nah, no way, nay.
    m.
    no.
    * * *
    NO
    1 ( nordoeste) northwest; (símbolo) NW
    * * *
    adv.
    1) no, not
    2) non
    * * *
    ABR
    = noroeste NW
    * * *
    (= noroeste) NW
    * * *
    = by no means, NOT, nay, no, not.
    Nota: Negación usada con verbos; para los nombres, véase no.
    Ex. However, UDC is by no means always applied to this degree of detail in libraries.
    Ex. The Boolean logic operator NOT excludes records containing a particular word.
    Ex. Said another timidly, nay, sheepishly: 'You can see we need help, can't you Mr. Bibeau?'.
    Ex. In either case, the patient keys in the responses, which may be as simple as 'yes' or 'no'.
    Ex. The Boolean logic operator not excludes records containing a particular word.
    ----
    * alfabeto no romano = non-Roman alphabet.
    * aún no nacido = unborn.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * base de datos no bibliográfica = non-bibliographic database.
    * catalogación no automatizada = non-computerised cataloguing.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * ¿de dónde si no...? = where else...?.
    * ¡Dios no lo quiera! = God forbid.
    * documento recuperado no pertinente = false drop.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees.
    * el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * esto no quiere decir que = this is not to say that.
    * evaluación no intrusiva = unobtrusive evaluation.
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * lo creas o no = believe it or not.
    * material no devuelto = non-return.
    * material no impreso = non-print [nonprint], non-print media.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * ¿no? = do you?, do you?.
    * no {predisponer} en contra = stay on + the right side of.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * no abrasivo = non-abrasive.
    * no aburrir a Alguien con todos los detalles = spare + Nombe + all the details.
    * no académico = non-academic.
    * no acentuado = unaccented.
    * no aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptarse = go by + the board.
    * no aceptar un no por respuesta = not take + no for an answer.
    * no acercarse a = steer + clear of, stay away from, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * no acercarse a Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no ácido = acid-free.
    * no acostumbrado a = unfamiliar with.
    * no actual = non-current.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * no actuar como se debe = be remiss.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * no acudir = stay away.
    * no acuoso = non-aqueous.
    * no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
    * no adosado = detached.
    * no afectado = unaffected.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no afiliado = unaffiliated.
    * no afín = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no agobiarse = take + Posesivo + time.
    * no agravante = non-exacerbating.
    * no agrupado = unclustered.
    * no aguantar más = have had enough.
    * no aguantar ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no alcanzar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no alergénico = non-allergenic.
    * no alfabetizado = non-literate.
    * no amante de la literatura = non-literary.
    * no americano = non-US, un-American.
    * no amortizable = irredeemable.
    * no analizado = unexamined.
    * no anclado = unanchored.
    * no andar con reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar con tapujos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no andarse con rodeos = call + a spade a spade.
    * no antes de = no sooner than.
    * no añorar el pasado = never + look back.
    * no aparecer = be not included.
    * no apartarse del buen camino = keep on + the right track.
    * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit].
    * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential, fall (far) behind + potential.
    * no apto para menores = X-rated.
    * no arrepentirse = not look back, never + look back.
    * no arriesgarse = play it + safe.
    * no asignado = unallocated, unassigned.
    * no asistencia = non-attendance.
    * no asistente = non-attender [nonattender].
    * no asistir = stay away.
    * no atendido = unsatisfied.
    * no atreverse a = flinch at/from, have + no stomach for.
    * no atreverse a tratar = fear to + tread.
    * no auténtico = unauthentic.
    * no autorizado = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unapproved.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * no bajarse del burro = stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * no bastar = not be good enough.
    * no bibliográfico = non-book [nonbook], non-bibliographic, non-bibliographical.
    * no bibliotecario = non-librarian.
    * no británico = non-UK.
    * no buscarle las pulgas al perro = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no cabe ni un alfiler = no room to swing a cat.
    * no caber en sí de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * no canjeable = irredeemable.
    * no cantante = nonsinger.
    * no cantes victoria antes de tiempo = don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
    * no captar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
    * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
    * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * no centrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no científico = unscientific.
    * no cobrado = uncollected.
    * no codificado = non-coded.
    * no coercitivo = non-coercive.
    * no coger Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no coger por sorpresa = come as + no surprise.
    * no coincidente = ill matched.
    * no colar = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no comentado = unannotated.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * no compatible = non-compatible.
    * no compensatorio = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * no comprender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no comprobado = untested.
    * no comprometido = uncommitted.
    * no concebirse desde ningún punto de vista = be impossible under any hypothesis.
    * no concentrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no concentrar el esfuerzo = spread + Nombre + thinly.
    * no concordar con = be at odds with.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conductual = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no confirmado = unsubstantiated.
    * no conformarse con un no = not take + no for an answer.
    * no conmovedor = unmoving.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * no considerarse parte de = hold + Reflexivo + apart from.
    * no consumible = nonconsumptive.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * no contagioso = non-contagious.
    * no contaminado = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * no contar = be out of the picture.
    * no contar con = leave + Nombre + out of the picture, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * no contencioso = non-contentious.
    * no convencional = non-conventional.
    * no convexo = nonconvex [non-convex].
    * no corregido = uncorrected.
    * no correlativo = non-consecutive.
    * no correr prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no corroborado = unsubstantiated.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no creerse Algo del todo = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no crítico = non-critical.
    * no cualificado = unskilled.
    * no cuestionarse la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspend + disbelief.
    * no cumplido = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no cumplir = fall + short of, welsh on.
    * no cumplir con el plazo de publicación = miss + publication deadline.
    * no cumplir con + Posesivo + deber = be remiss.
    * no cumplir las expectativas = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo esperado = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo prometido = fall + short of + Posesivo + promise.
    * no cumplir una norma = fall (far) short of + norm.
    * no cumplir un objetivo = fall + short of goal.
    * no cumplir unos criterios = fall (far) short of + criteria.
    * no cumplir unos requisitos = fall + short of requirements.
    * no cursar una asignatura = skip + grades.
    * no dar crédito a = disbelief.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + oídos = not believe + Posesivo + ears.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + ojos = not believe + Posesivo + eyes.
    * no dar fruto = come to + nothing.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no dar más de sí = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch.
    * no dar ningún resultado = give + zero results, be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no darse cuenta de = sneak under + the radar, go + unnoticed.
    * no darse de cuenta de = be blind to.
    * no darse por vencido fácilmente = not take + no for an answer.
    * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals.
    * no debemos + Infinitivo = let us not + Infinitivo.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no + deber + sorprender que = it + be + not surprising that.
    * no debes juzgar un libro por el color de sus pastas = don't judge a book by its cover, don't judge a book by its cover.
    * no debidamente reconocido = unsung.
    * no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no decir nada nuevo = much ado about nothing.
    * no decir palabrotas = watch + Posesivo + mouth.
    * no de comportamiento = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no de conducta = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no decreciente = non-decreasing.
    * no dedicado a la investigación = non-research.
    * no definido = unstated.
    * no definirse = sit on + the fence.
    * no dejar a nadie fuera = inclusivity.
    * no dejar de enviar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar de mandar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar duda = leave + little doubt.
    * no dejar entrar = turn + Nombre + away, keep out.
    * no dejar ninguna duda = leave + no doubt.
    * no dejar ni un cabo suelto = tie up + all the loose ends.
    * no dejar pasar = keep out.
    * no dejar pasar la oportunidad = ride + the wave.
    * no dejar títere con cabeza = turn + everything upside down.
    * no deliberado = unintentional.
    * no del todo maduro = underripe.
    * no democrático = undemocratic.
    * no desanimarse = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no descansar en + Posesivo + tumba = spin + in + Posesivo + grave.
    * no descriptor = non-descriptor.
    * no deseado = unwanted, undesired, uninvited.
    * no desfallecer = keep up.
    * no desgastarse fácilmente = wear + well.
    * no desglosable = unbreakable.
    * no desmerecer = compare + favourably.
    * no destructivo = non-destructive.
    * no desvelar + Posesivo + identidad = protect + Posesivo + identity.
    * no determinista = nondeterministic [non-deterministic].
    * no devolverse = be non-refundable.
    * no diferenciador = nondistinctive.
    * no diferenciarse de = be nothing short of.
    * no digno de confianza = untrustworthy.
    * no discapacitado = able-bodied.
    * no disciplinario = impunitive.
    * no discriminatorio con respecto al sexo = gender neutral.
    * no disponible = not applicable [N/A].
    * no disponible para el préstamo = not-loanable.
    * no dispuesto = unprepared.
    * no distinguir entre... y... = make + little distinction between... and....
    * no distintivo = nondistinctive.
    * no distribuido = undelivered, undelivered.
    * no docente = non-teaching.
    * no económico = non-economic [noneconomic].
    * no educativo = non-teaching, non-educational.
    * no efímero = non-volatile [nonvolatile].
    * no eléctrico = nonelectrical [non-electrical].
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no encontrar ni el pie ni la cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no en inglés = non-English.
    * no entender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no entender Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no entender lo esencial = miss + the point.
    * no entender ni una papa de = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no entendido por la materia = outsider.
    * no entregado = undelivered.
    * no envío = non-shipment.
    * no epiléptico = non-epileptic.
    * no es asombroso que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no escatimar = unstinting.
    * no escatimar dinero = lavish + money.
    * no escatimar gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no escrito = unwritten.
    * no es de extrañar que = no wonder that, small wonder that.
    * no es de sorprender que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no esencial = non-essential [nonessential].
    * no es lo mismo en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * no especialista = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no especializado = broader-based.
    * no especificar = leave + undefined.
    * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on).
    * no esta disponible = be down.
    * no estándar = non-standard [nonstandard].
    * no estar + Adjetivo + en absoluto = be far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar a la altura de las expectativas = fall below + expectations.
    * no estar a la altura de lo que se espera = fall below + expectations, be below par, be under par.
    * no estar al tanto de = be out of touch with.
    * no estar bien equilibrado = skew.
    * no estar contento = be unhappy.
    * no estar convencido = be dubious.
    * no estar coordinado con = be out of step with.
    * no estar de acuerdo = be at variance, disagree, beg to differ.
    * no estar de acuerdo (con) = disapprove (of).
    * no estar de acuerdo con la idea de = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * no estar de suerte = be out of luck.
    * no estar deteriorado = unimpaired.
    * no estar disponible = be unavailable.
    * no estar dispuesto a = be unwilling to, be negatively disposed to.
    * no estar documentado = be undocumented.
    * no estar en condiciones de = be unfit for.
    * no estar en el mejor momento de Uno = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en funcionamiento = be down.
    * no estar en plenitud de facultades = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en + Posesivo + cabales = insane.
    * no estar en sintonía con = be out of step with.
    * no estar expuesto al público = be out of the public eye.
    * no estar familiarizado con = be unfamiliar with.
    * no estar finalizado (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + completeness.
    * no estar incluido = be not included.
    * no estar muy católico = feel + bad.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nunca satisfecho = enough + be + not/never + enough.
    * no estar presente en = be absent (from).
    * no estar relacionado con = be unrelated to.
    * no estar seguro = be uncertain.
    * no estar seguro de = be unsure about/of.
    * no estar utilizable = be down.
    * no es una ciencia exacta = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no es un misterio = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no exacerbado = non-exacerbating.
    * no examinado = unexamined.
    * no exclusivo = non-exclusive.
    * no excluyente = inclusive, socially-inclusive.
    * no existe = not applicable [N/A].
    * no existir = be out of the picture.
    * no existir como tal = there + be + no such thing as, there + be + no such thing as.
    * no existir límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no existir muchos indicios de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no existir ningún indicio de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no experto = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no explorado = unexplored.
    * no explosivo = non-explosive.
    * no expresado = unspoken, unstated.
    * no expuesto a la luz = unexposed.
    * no falla = reliable.
    * no faltar el respeto = be civil towards.
    * no familiarizado con = unfamiliar with.
    * no ferroso = non-ferrous [nonferrous].
    * no fibroso = non-fibrous.
    * no figurar = be not included.
    * no fijado = non-net.
    * no fructificar = come to + nothing.
    * no fumador = non-smoker, non-smoking.
    * no funcionar = be out of order.
    * no funcionario = untenured, non-tenured.
    * no + Futuro = won't [will not].
    * no ganado = unearned.
    * no guardar relación con = be incommensurate with.
    * no gubernamental = non-government, non-governmental [nongovernmental].
    * no gustar = have + a dislike for, dislike, be uncomfortable + Gerundio, be uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable + Gerundio.
    * no haber = be unavailable.
    * no haber consecuencias = nothing + come of.
    * no + haber + dos + Nombre que = no two + Nombre.
    * no haber duda de que = there + be + no doubt that.
    * no haber duda (que) = there + be + no question (that).
    * no haber forma de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber indicios de que = there + be + no indication that.
    * no haber límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no haber llegado todavía = be yet to come.
    * no haber manera de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no haber muchas señales de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description.
    * no haber pero que valer = not take + no for an answer.
    * no haber prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no haber señal de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no habiendo = in the absence of.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no hace mucho = in the recent past.
    * no hace mucho tiempo = not so long ago.
    * no hacer Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no hacer Algo por cobardía = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer Algo por miedo = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer caso = brush aside.
    * no hacer caso a = turn + Posesivo + back on.
    * no hacer caso de = slight.
    * no hacer los deberes = be asleep at the wheel.
    * no hacer más que = do + no more than.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hacer ninguna gracia = not take + kindly to.
    * no hacer ningún cambio = stand + pat.
    * no hacer otra cosa que = do + nothing but.
    * no hacer sino = do + no more than.
    * no hay = there ain't [there aren't/isn't].
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no hay duda de que = undoubtedly.
    * no hay escapatoria = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay forma de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay límite(s) = the sky is the limit.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise, to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay manera de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay más remedio = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no hay + Nombre + que sean = no + Nombre + be.
    * no higroscópico = non-hygroscopic.
    * no hindú = non-Hindu.
    * no homosexual = straight man.
    * no humano = non-human [nonhuman].
    * no hurgar en la herida = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no idéntico = non-identical.
    * no identificado = unnamed.
    * no idoneidad = unsuitability.
    * no impacientarse con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * no importa = never mind, regardless of, whatever.
    * no importa + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que seaAdjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * no importa cómo = no matter how.
    * no importa lo + Adjetivo + que + Subjuntivo = no matter how + Adjetivo.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * No importa lo que se conoce, sino a quién se conoce = It's not what you know, but who you know.
    * no importa qué = whatever.
    * no importar = be all right with + Persona, make + no difference, cope with.
    * no importar Algo a Alguien = think + little of.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * no importar + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no importar lo que + pensar de = whatever + Pronombre + make of.
    * no importar nada = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no importa si... o = no matter whether... or.
    * no impreso = unprinted.
    * no incluido = unlisted.
    * no incluye = exclusive of.
    * no indicado = unstated.
    * no + Indicativo = fail to + Infinitivo.
    * no + Infinitivo = failure to + Infinitivo.
    * no infringir las leyes = stay on + the right side of the law, keep on + the right side of the law.
    * no ingresado = unearned.
    * no inmiscuirse en = remain + uninvolved in, stay away from.
    * no inmutarse = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash, keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * no inscripción = non-registration.
    * no intencional = non-intentional.
    * no interactivo = non-interactive.
    * no interesar = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no intervencionista = hands-off, isolationist.
    * no intrusivo = nonobtrusive.
    * no invasivo = noninvasive [non-invasive].
    * no invitado = uninvited.
    * no invitados, los = uninvited, the.
    * no involucrado = uninvolved.
    * no jerárquico = non-hierarchical.
    * no lector = non-reader [nonreader].
    * no letal = non-lethal.
    * no levantarse hasta tarde = have + a lie-in.
    * no librario = non-book [nonbook].
    * no lineal = nonlinear [non-linear].
    * no linealidad = nonlinearity [no-linearity].
    * no listo = unready.
    * no literario = unliterary, non-literary.
    * no llegar a = stop + short of, fall + short of.
    * no llegar a entender = miss + the mark, miss + the point.
    * no llegar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no llegar a un ideal = fall + short of ideal.
    * no llevar a ninguna parte = achieve + nothing, go + nowhere.
    * no llevar a ningún fin = beat + a dead horse, flog + a dead horse, fart + in the wind.
    * no llevar a ningún sitio = go + nowhere.
    * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough.
    * no lo dudes = take it from me.
    * no lucrativo = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * no manifiesto = undeclared.
    * no MARC = non-MARC.
    * no más que = in any more than.
    * no materializarse = fall through.
    * Nombre + no tardará mucho en = it won't be long before + Nombre.
    * Nombre + no tardó mucho en = it wasn't long before + Nombre.
    * no médico = non-clinical.
    * no merecer la pena = be no good.
    * no merecerse Algo = be unworthy of.
    * no meterse en líos = keep out of + trouble.
    * no meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no miembro = non-member [nonmember].
    * no militar = nonmilitary.
    * no monográfico = non-monographic.
    * no morderse la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no moverse = stay + put.
    * no mucho después = not long after.
    * no musical = non-musical.
    * no muy acertado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy apropiado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no muy listos, los = none-too-bright, the.
    * no nacido = unborn.
    * no necesitar mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * no nombrado = unnamed.
    * no nórdico = non-Nordic.
    * no obstaculizar = be out of the way of.
    * no obstante = albeit (that), however, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet, notwithstanding, none the less, though, that being said, all this said, when all is said and done.
    * no occidental = non-Western.
    * no ocultar las preferencias de Uno sobre Algo = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no oficial = non-government.
    * no olvidar = bear in + mind, be aware of.
    * no ordenado = unsorted.
    * no orgánico = non-organic.
    * no parar mucho en un sitio = live out of + a suitcase.
    * no parecer que = there + be + no sign of, there + be + little sign of.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no parecerse ni por asomo = different as night and day.
    * no parecer Uno Mismo = be out of character.
    * no participar = be out of the picture.
    * no participar en = be uninvolved in, remain + uninvolved in.
    * no partidista = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * no pasar mucho tiempo antes de que + Subjuntivo = be not long before + Indicativo.
    * no patentado = non-proprietary.
    * no pegar ni con cola = stick out like + a sore thumb.
    * no pensar en otra cosa que = be wrapped up in.
    * no pensar más en Algo = dismiss from + Posesivo + mind.
    * no pensar más que en = be wrapped up in.
    * no percatarse de = be blind to.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no perder de vista = keep + an eye on, keep + a beady eye on, keep in + sight.
    * no perder el ánimo = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no perder el control = stay on top of, stay on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * no perder el trabajo = stay in + work.
    * no perder la cabeza = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perder la calma = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perderse = keep on + the right track.
    * no perderse en/por = find + Posesivo + way round/through.
    * no perderse mucho, no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perfumado = non-scented.
    * no periódico = non-periodical.
    * no permitir = disallow.
    * no pertenecer a = have + no place in.
    * no perteneciente a la Comunidad Europea = non-EC.
    * no perteneciente al juzgado = out-of-court.
    * no pestañear = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash.
    * no pillar Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no pillar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no planificado = unplanned.
    * no poder = be unable to, cannot, can't [cannot].
    * no poder aguantar a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder conciliar el sueño = have + trouble sleeping, have + trouble sleeping.
    * no poder darse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder dejar de mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no poder dormir = sleeplessness.
    * no poder estarse quieto = have + the fidgets, fidget.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder hacer más que = do + little more than.
    * no poder permitirse = ill afford.
    * no poder permitirse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder quitarse Algo de la cabeza = can't get it out of my mind.
    * no poderse buscar = be unsearchable.
    * no poderse negar que = there + be + no denying that.
    * no poder sino + Infinitivo = cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder ver a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no polémico = non-controversial [noncontroversial], non-contentious.
    * no poner en duda = be unquestioned.
    * ¡No, por lo que más quieras! = Not on your life!.
    * no precipitarse = keep + a cool head, play it + cool.
    * no predisponer a Alguien en contra = keep on + the right side of.
    * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies.
    * no preocuparse que = rest + assured that.
    * no preparado = uninformed, unready, unprepared.
    * no presentado a examen = absent from exam.
    * no prestar atención = disregard, overlook, close + the door on, go + unheeded, fly in + the face of.
    * no prestar atención al hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * no prestar la suficiente atención = give + short shrift.
    * no pretender ser = make + no claim to.
    * no probado = untested.
    * no procesado = unprocessed.
    * no profesional = non-professional [nonprofessional].
    * no programador = non-programmer.
    * no prolongado = unsustained.
    * no pronunciado = undelivered.
    * no prosperar = fall by + the wayside.
    * no provocado = unprovoked.
    * no publicado = unpublished.
    * no público = non-public.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * no puedo aguantarlo = can't take it.
    * no puedo comprender = I can't get over.
    * no puedo entender cómo = can't get over how.
    * no quebrar = stay in + business.
    * no quedarse ahí = there + be + more to it than that.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con Algo = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no racial = colour-blind.
    * no racista = race-neutral.
    * no realizado = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no recargado = uncluttered.
    * no reciclable = non-recyclable.
    * no recogido = uncollected.
    * no recompensado = unrewarded.
    * no reconocido = unacknowledged, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * no recopilado = uncollected.
    * no redimido = unredeemed.
    * no reembolsable = non-repayable, non-refundable.
    * no registrado = unlisted, unaffiliated.
    * no reglamentado = unregulated.
    * no regulado = unregulated.
    * no relacionado = unrelated, nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relacionados entre sí = unrelated.
    * no relativo = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relevante = non-relevant.
    * no remunerado = unpaid, unsalaried, non-paying, unremunerated, non-remunerated.
    * no renovable = non-renewable.
    * no renovado = unrenewed.
    * no rentable = uneconomic, unprofitable.
    * no reparar en gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no repartido = undelivered.
    * no representativo = unrepresentative.
    * no restrictivo = non-restrictive.
    * no restringido = non-restrictive, unconfined.
    * no resuelto = unresolved.
    * no resultar fácil = not be easy.
    * no retirado = uncollected.
    * * *
    (= noroeste) NW
    * * *
    no {predisponer} en contra
    (v.) = stay on + the right side of

    Ex: Many of the stories told about fairies seem to be cautionary tales, showing that they can be very helpful, as long as you stay on the right side of them.

    = by no means, NOT, nay, no, not.
    Nota: Negación usada con verbos; para los nombres, véase no.

    Ex: However, UDC is by no means always applied to this degree of detail in libraries.

    Ex: The Boolean logic operator NOT excludes records containing a particular word.
    Ex: Said another timidly, nay, sheepishly: 'You can see we need help, can't you Mr. Bibeau?'.
    Ex: In either case, the patient keys in the responses, which may be as simple as 'yes' or 'no'.
    Ex: The Boolean logic operator not excludes records containing a particular word.
    * alfabeto no romano = non-Roman alphabet.
    * aún no nacido = unborn.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * base de datos no bibliográfica = non-bibliographic database.
    * catalogación no automatizada = non-computerised cataloguing.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * ¿de dónde si no...? = where else...?.
    * ¡Dios no lo quiera! = God forbid.
    * documento recuperado no pertinente = false drop.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees.
    * el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * esto no quiere decir que = this is not to say that.
    * evaluación no intrusiva = unobtrusive evaluation.
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * lo creas o no = believe it or not.
    * material no devuelto = non-return.
    * material no impreso = non-print [nonprint], non-print media.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * ¿no? = do you?, do you?.
    * no {predisponer} en contra = stay on + the right side of.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * no abrasivo = non-abrasive.
    * no aburrir a Alguien con todos los detalles = spare + Nombe + all the details.
    * no académico = non-academic.
    * no acentuado = unaccented.
    * no aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptarse = go by + the board.
    * no aceptar un no por respuesta = not take + no for an answer.
    * no acercarse a = steer + clear of, stay away from, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * no acercarse a Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no ácido = acid-free.
    * no acostumbrado a = unfamiliar with.
    * no actual = non-current.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * no actuar como se debe = be remiss.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * no acudir = stay away.
    * no acuoso = non-aqueous.
    * no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
    * no adosado = detached.
    * no afectado = unaffected.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no afiliado = unaffiliated.
    * no afín = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no agobiarse = take + Posesivo + time.
    * no agravante = non-exacerbating.
    * no agrupado = unclustered.
    * no aguantar más = have had enough.
    * no aguantar ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no alcanzar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no alergénico = non-allergenic.
    * no alfabetizado = non-literate.
    * no amante de la literatura = non-literary.
    * no americano = non-US, un-American.
    * no amortizable = irredeemable.
    * no analizado = unexamined.
    * no anclado = unanchored.
    * no andar con reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar con tapujos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no andarse con rodeos = call + a spade a spade.
    * no antes de = no sooner than.
    * no añorar el pasado = never + look back.
    * no aparecer = be not included.
    * no apartarse del buen camino = keep on + the right track.
    * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit].
    * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential, fall (far) behind + potential.
    * no apto para menores = X-rated.
    * no arrepentirse = not look back, never + look back.
    * no arriesgarse = play it + safe.
    * no asignado = unallocated, unassigned.
    * no asistencia = non-attendance.
    * no asistente = non-attender [nonattender].
    * no asistir = stay away.
    * no atendido = unsatisfied.
    * no atreverse a = flinch at/from, have + no stomach for.
    * no atreverse a tratar = fear to + tread.
    * no auténtico = unauthentic.
    * no autorizado = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unapproved.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * no bajarse del burro = stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * no bastar = not be good enough.
    * no bibliográfico = non-book [nonbook], non-bibliographic, non-bibliographical.
    * no bibliotecario = non-librarian.
    * no británico = non-UK.
    * no buscarle las pulgas al perro = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no cabe ni un alfiler = no room to swing a cat.
    * no caber en sí de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * no canjeable = irredeemable.
    * no cantante = nonsinger.
    * no cantes victoria antes de tiempo = don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
    * no captar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
    * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
    * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * no centrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no científico = unscientific.
    * no cobrado = uncollected.
    * no codificado = non-coded.
    * no coercitivo = non-coercive.
    * no coger Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no coger por sorpresa = come as + no surprise.
    * no coincidente = ill matched.
    * no colar = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no comentado = unannotated.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * no compatible = non-compatible.
    * no compensatorio = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * no comprender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no comprobado = untested.
    * no comprometido = uncommitted.
    * no concebirse desde ningún punto de vista = be impossible under any hypothesis.
    * no concentrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no concentrar el esfuerzo = spread + Nombre + thinly.
    * no concordar con = be at odds with.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conductual = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no confirmado = unsubstantiated.
    * no conformarse con un no = not take + no for an answer.
    * no conmovedor = unmoving.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * no considerarse parte de = hold + Reflexivo + apart from.
    * no consumible = nonconsumptive.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * no contagioso = non-contagious.
    * no contaminado = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * no contar = be out of the picture.
    * no contar con = leave + Nombre + out of the picture, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * no contencioso = non-contentious.
    * no convencional = non-conventional.
    * no convexo = nonconvex [non-convex].
    * no corregido = uncorrected.
    * no correlativo = non-consecutive.
    * no correr prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no corroborado = unsubstantiated.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no creerse Algo del todo = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no crítico = non-critical.
    * no cualificado = unskilled.
    * no cuestionarse la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspend + disbelief.
    * no cumplido = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no cumplir = fall + short of, welsh on.
    * no cumplir con el plazo de publicación = miss + publication deadline.
    * no cumplir con + Posesivo + deber = be remiss.
    * no cumplir las expectativas = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo esperado = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo prometido = fall + short of + Posesivo + promise.
    * no cumplir una norma = fall (far) short of + norm.
    * no cumplir un objetivo = fall + short of goal.
    * no cumplir unos criterios = fall (far) short of + criteria.
    * no cumplir unos requisitos = fall + short of requirements.
    * no cursar una asignatura = skip + grades.
    * no dar crédito a = disbelief.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + oídos = not believe + Posesivo + ears.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + ojos = not believe + Posesivo + eyes.
    * no dar fruto = come to + nothing.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no dar más de sí = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch.
    * no dar ningún resultado = give + zero results, be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no darse cuenta de = sneak under + the radar, go + unnoticed.
    * no darse de cuenta de = be blind to.
    * no darse por vencido fácilmente = not take + no for an answer.
    * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals.
    * no debemos + Infinitivo = let us not + Infinitivo.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no + deber + sorprender que = it + be + not surprising that.
    * no debes juzgar un libro por el color de sus pastas = don't judge a book by its cover, don't judge a book by its cover.
    * no debidamente reconocido = unsung.
    * no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no decir nada nuevo = much ado about nothing.
    * no decir palabrotas = watch + Posesivo + mouth.
    * no de comportamiento = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no de conducta = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no decreciente = non-decreasing.
    * no dedicado a la investigación = non-research.
    * no definido = unstated.
    * no definirse = sit on + the fence.
    * no dejar a nadie fuera = inclusivity.
    * no dejar de enviar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar de mandar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar duda = leave + little doubt.
    * no dejar entrar = turn + Nombre + away, keep out.
    * no dejar ninguna duda = leave + no doubt.
    * no dejar ni un cabo suelto = tie up + all the loose ends.
    * no dejar pasar = keep out.
    * no dejar pasar la oportunidad = ride + the wave.
    * no dejar títere con cabeza = turn + everything upside down.
    * no deliberado = unintentional.
    * no del todo maduro = underripe.
    * no democrático = undemocratic.
    * no desanimarse = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no descansar en + Posesivo + tumba = spin + in + Posesivo + grave.
    * no descriptor = non-descriptor.
    * no deseado = unwanted, undesired, uninvited.
    * no desfallecer = keep up.
    * no desgastarse fácilmente = wear + well.
    * no desglosable = unbreakable.
    * no desmerecer = compare + favourably.
    * no destructivo = non-destructive.
    * no desvelar + Posesivo + identidad = protect + Posesivo + identity.
    * no determinista = nondeterministic [non-deterministic].
    * no devolverse = be non-refundable.
    * no diferenciador = nondistinctive.
    * no diferenciarse de = be nothing short of.
    * no digno de confianza = untrustworthy.
    * no discapacitado = able-bodied.
    * no disciplinario = impunitive.
    * no discriminatorio con respecto al sexo = gender neutral.
    * no disponible = not applicable [N/A].
    * no disponible para el préstamo = not-loanable.
    * no dispuesto = unprepared.
    * no distinguir entre... y... = make + little distinction between... and....
    * no distintivo = nondistinctive.
    * no distribuido = undelivered, undelivered.
    * no docente = non-teaching.
    * no económico = non-economic [noneconomic].
    * no educativo = non-teaching, non-educational.
    * no efímero = non-volatile [nonvolatile].
    * no eléctrico = nonelectrical [non-electrical].
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no encontrar ni el pie ni la cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no en inglés = non-English.
    * no entender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no entender Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no entender lo esencial = miss + the point.
    * no entender ni una papa de = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no entendido por la materia = outsider.
    * no entregado = undelivered.
    * no envío = non-shipment.
    * no epiléptico = non-epileptic.
    * no es asombroso que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no escatimar = unstinting.
    * no escatimar dinero = lavish + money.
    * no escatimar gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no escrito = unwritten.
    * no es de extrañar que = no wonder that, small wonder that.
    * no es de sorprender que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no esencial = non-essential [nonessential].
    * no es lo mismo en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * no especialista = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no especializado = broader-based.
    * no especificar = leave + undefined.
    * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on).
    * no esta disponible = be down.
    * no estándar = non-standard [nonstandard].
    * no estar + Adjetivo + en absoluto = be far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar a la altura de las expectativas = fall below + expectations.
    * no estar a la altura de lo que se espera = fall below + expectations, be below par, be under par.
    * no estar al tanto de = be out of touch with.
    * no estar bien equilibrado = skew.
    * no estar contento = be unhappy.
    * no estar convencido = be dubious.
    * no estar coordinado con = be out of step with.
    * no estar de acuerdo = be at variance, disagree, beg to differ.
    * no estar de acuerdo (con) = disapprove (of).
    * no estar de acuerdo con la idea de = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * no estar de suerte = be out of luck.
    * no estar deteriorado = unimpaired.
    * no estar disponible = be unavailable.
    * no estar dispuesto a = be unwilling to, be negatively disposed to.
    * no estar documentado = be undocumented.
    * no estar en condiciones de = be unfit for.
    * no estar en el mejor momento de Uno = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en funcionamiento = be down.
    * no estar en plenitud de facultades = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en + Posesivo + cabales = insane.
    * no estar en sintonía con = be out of step with.
    * no estar expuesto al público = be out of the public eye.
    * no estar familiarizado con = be unfamiliar with.
    * no estar finalizado (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + completeness.
    * no estar incluido = be not included.
    * no estar muy católico = feel + bad.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nunca satisfecho = enough + be + not/never + enough.
    * no estar presente en = be absent (from).
    * no estar relacionado con = be unrelated to.
    * no estar seguro = be uncertain.
    * no estar seguro de = be unsure about/of.
    * no estar utilizable = be down.
    * no es una ciencia exacta = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no es un misterio = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no exacerbado = non-exacerbating.
    * no examinado = unexamined.
    * no exclusivo = non-exclusive.
    * no excluyente = inclusive, socially-inclusive.
    * no existe = not applicable [N/A].
    * no existir = be out of the picture.
    * no existir como tal = there + be + no such thing as, there + be + no such thing as.
    * no existir límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no existir muchos indicios de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no existir ningún indicio de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no experto = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no explorado = unexplored.
    * no explosivo = non-explosive.
    * no expresado = unspoken, unstated.
    * no expuesto a la luz = unexposed.
    * no falla = reliable.
    * no faltar el respeto = be civil towards.
    * no familiarizado con = unfamiliar with.
    * no ferroso = non-ferrous [nonferrous].
    * no fibroso = non-fibrous.
    * no figurar = be not included.
    * no fijado = non-net.
    * no fructificar = come to + nothing.
    * no fumador = non-smoker, non-smoking.
    * no funcionar = be out of order.
    * no funcionario = untenured, non-tenured.
    * no + Futuro = won't [will not].
    * no ganado = unearned.
    * no guardar relación con = be incommensurate with.
    * no gubernamental = non-government, non-governmental [nongovernmental].
    * no gustar = have + a dislike for, dislike, be uncomfortable + Gerundio, be uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable + Gerundio.
    * no haber = be unavailable.
    * no haber consecuencias = nothing + come of.
    * no + haber + dos + Nombre que = no two + Nombre.
    * no haber duda de que = there + be + no doubt that.
    * no haber duda (que) = there + be + no question (that).
    * no haber forma de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber indicios de que = there + be + no indication that.
    * no haber límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no haber llegado todavía = be yet to come.
    * no haber manera de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no haber muchas señales de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description.
    * no haber pero que valer = not take + no for an answer.
    * no haber prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no haber señal de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no habiendo = in the absence of.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no hace mucho = in the recent past.
    * no hace mucho tiempo = not so long ago.
    * no hacer Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no hacer Algo por cobardía = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer Algo por miedo = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer caso = brush aside.
    * no hacer caso a = turn + Posesivo + back on.
    * no hacer caso de = slight.
    * no hacer los deberes = be asleep at the wheel.
    * no hacer más que = do + no more than.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hacer ninguna gracia = not take + kindly to.
    * no hacer ningún cambio = stand + pat.
    * no hacer otra cosa que = do + nothing but.
    * no hacer sino = do + no more than.
    * no hay = there ain't [there aren't/isn't].
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no hay duda de que = undoubtedly.
    * no hay escapatoria = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay forma de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay límite(s) = the sky is the limit.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise, to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay manera de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay más remedio = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no hay + Nombre + que sean = no + Nombre + be.
    * no higroscópico = non-hygroscopic.
    * no hindú = non-Hindu.
    * no homosexual = straight man.
    * no humano = non-human [nonhuman].
    * no hurgar en la herida = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no idéntico = non-identical.
    * no identificado = unnamed.
    * no idoneidad = unsuitability.
    * no impacientarse con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * no importa = never mind, regardless of, whatever.
    * no importa + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que seaAdjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * no importa cómo = no matter how.
    * no importa lo + Adjetivo + que + Subjuntivo = no matter how + Adjetivo.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * No importa lo que se conoce, sino a quién se conoce = It's not what you know, but who you know.
    * no importa qué = whatever.
    * no importar = be all right with + Persona, make + no difference, cope with.
    * no importar Algo a Alguien = think + little of.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * no importar + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no importar lo que + pensar de = whatever + Pronombre + make of.
    * no importar nada = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no importa si... o = no matter whether... or.
    * no impreso = unprinted.
    * no incluido = unlisted.
    * no incluye = exclusive of.
    * no indicado = unstated.
    * no + Indicativo = fail to + Infinitivo.
    * no + Infinitivo = failure to + Infinitivo.
    * no infringir las leyes = stay on + the right side of the law, keep on + the right side of the law.
    * no ingresado = unearned.
    * no inmiscuirse en = remain + uninvolved in, stay away from.
    * no inmutarse = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash, keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * no inscripción = non-registration.
    * no intencional = non-intentional.
    * no interactivo = non-interactive.
    * no interesar = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no intervencionista = hands-off, isolationist.
    * no intrusivo = nonobtrusive.
    * no invasivo = noninvasive [non-invasive].
    * no invitado = uninvited.
    * no invitados, los = uninvited, the.
    * no involucrado = uninvolved.
    * no jerárquico = non-hierarchical.
    * no lector = non-reader [nonreader].
    * no letal = non-lethal.
    * no levantarse hasta tarde = have + a lie-in.
    * no librario = non-book [nonbook].
    * no lineal = nonlinear [non-linear].
    * no linealidad = nonlinearity [no-linearity].
    * no listo = unready.
    * no literario = unliterary, non-literary.
    * no llegar a = stop + short of, fall + short of.
    * no llegar a entender = miss + the mark, miss + the point.
    * no llegar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no llegar a un ideal = fall + short of ideal.
    * no llevar a ninguna parte = achieve + nothing, go + nowhere.
    * no llevar a ningún fin = beat + a dead horse, flog + a dead horse, fart + in the wind.
    * no llevar a ningún sitio = go + nowhere.
    * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough.
    * no lo dudes = take it from me.
    * no lucrativo = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * no manifiesto = undeclared.
    * no MARC = non-MARC.
    * no más que = in any more than.
    * no materializarse = fall through.
    * Nombre + no tardará mucho en = it won't be long before + Nombre.
    * Nombre + no tardó mucho en = it wasn't long before + Nombre.
    * no médico = non-clinical.
    * no merecer la pena = be no good.
    * no merecerse Algo = be unworthy of.
    * no meterse en líos = keep out of + trouble.
    * no meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no miembro = non-member [nonmember].
    * no militar = nonmilitary.
    * no monográfico = non-monographic.
    * no morderse la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no moverse = stay + put.
    * no mucho después = not long after.
    * no musical = non-musical.
    * no muy acertado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy apropiado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no muy listos, los = none-too-bright, the.
    * no nacido = unborn.
    * no necesitar mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * no nombrado = unnamed.
    * no nórdico = non-Nordic.
    * no obstaculizar = be out of the way of.
    * no obstante = albeit (that), however, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet, notwithstanding, none the less, though, that being said, all this said, when all is said and done.
    * no occidental = non-Western.
    * no ocultar las preferencias de Uno sobre Algo = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no oficial = non-government.
    * no olvidar = bear in + mind, be aware of.
    * no ordenado = unsorted.
    * no orgánico = non-organic.
    * no parar mucho en un sitio = live out of + a suitcase.
    * no parecer que = there + be + no sign of, there + be + little sign of.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no parecerse ni por asomo = different as night and day.
    * no parecer Uno Mismo = be out of character.
    * no participar = be out of the picture.
    * no participar en = be uninvolved in, remain + uninvolved in.
    * no partidista = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * no pasar mucho tiempo antes de que + Subjuntivo = be not long before + Indicativo.
    * no patentado = non-proprietary.
    * no pegar ni con cola = stick out like + a sore thumb.
    * no pensar en otra cosa que = be wrapped up in.
    * no pensar más en Algo = dismiss from + Posesivo + mind.
    * no pensar más que en = be wrapped up in.
    * no percatarse de = be blind to.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no perder de vista = keep + an eye on, keep + a beady eye on, keep in + sight.
    * no perder el ánimo = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no perder el control = stay on top of, stay on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * no perder el trabajo = stay in + work.
    * no perder la cabeza = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perder la calma = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perderse = keep on + the right track.
    * no perderse en/por = find + Posesivo + way round/through.
    * no perderse mucho, no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perfumado = non-scented.
    * no periódico = non-periodical.
    * no permitir = disallow.
    * no pertenecer a = have + no place in.
    * no perteneciente a la Comunidad Europea = non-EC.
    * no perteneciente al juzgado = out-of-court.
    * no pestañear = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash.
    * no pillar Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no pillar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no planificado = unplanned.
    * no poder = be unable to, cannot, can't [cannot].
    * no poder aguantar a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder conciliar el sueño = have + trouble sleeping, have + trouble sleeping.
    * no poder darse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder dejar de mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no poder dormir = sleeplessness.
    * no poder estarse quieto = have + the fidgets, fidget.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder hacer más que = do + little more than.
    * no poder permitirse = ill afford.
    * no poder permitirse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder quitarse Algo de la cabeza = can't get it out of my mind.
    * no poderse buscar = be unsearchable.
    * no poderse negar que = there + be + no denying that.
    * no poder sino + Infinitivo = cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder ver a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no polémico = non-controversial [noncontroversial], non-contentious.
    * no poner en duda = be unquestioned.
    * ¡No, por lo que más quieras! = Not on your life!.
    * no precipitarse = keep + a cool head, play it + cool.
    * no predisponer a Alguien en contra = keep on + the right side of.
    * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies.
    * no preocuparse que = rest + assured that.
    * no preparado = uninformed, unready, unprepared.
    * no presentado a examen = absent from exam.
    * no prestar atención = disregard, overlook, close + the door on, go + unheeded, fly in + the face of.
    * no prestar atención al hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * no prestar la suficiente atención = give + short shrift.
    * no pretender ser = make + no claim to.
    * no probado = untested.
    * no procesado = unprocessed.
    * no profesional = non-professional [nonprofessional].
    * no programador = non-programmer.
    * no prolongado = unsustained.
    * no pronunciado = undelivered.
    * no prosperar = fall by + the wayside.
    * no provocado = unprovoked.
    * no publicado = unpublished.
    * no público = non-public.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * no puedo aguantarlo = can't take it.
    * no puedo comprender = I can't get over.
    * no puedo entender cómo = can't get over how.
    * no quebrar = stay in + business.
    * no quedarse ahí = there + be + more to it than that.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con Algo = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no racial = colour-blind.
    * no racista = race-neutral.
    * no realizado = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no recargado = uncluttered.
    * no reciclable = non-recyclable.
    * no recogido = uncollected.
    * no recompensado = unrewarded.
    * no reconocido = unacknowledged, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * no recopilado = uncollected.
    * no redimido = unredeemed.
    * no reembolsable = non-repayable, non-refundable.
    * no registrado = unlisted, unaffiliated.
    * no reglamentado = unregulated.
    * no regulado = unregulated.
    * no relacionado = unrelated, nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relacionados entre sí = unrelated.
    * no relativo = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relevante = non-relevant.
    * no remunerado = unpaid, unsalaried, non-paying, unremunerated, non-remunerated.
    * no renovable = non-renewable.
    * no renovado = unrenewed.
    * no rentable = uneconomic, unprofitable.
    * no reparar en gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no repartido = undelivered.
    * no representativo = unrepresentative.
    * no restrictivo = non-restrictive.
    * no restringido = non-restrictive, unconfined.
    * no resuelto = unresolved.
    * no resultar fácil = not be easy.
    * no retirado = uncollected.

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    NO
    (= noroeste) [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] NW
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    NO    
    no
    NO (
    noroeste) NW

    no adverbio
    a) ( como respuesta) no;

    (modificando adverbios, oraciones, verbos) not la negación de la mayoría de los verbos ingleses requiere el uso del auxiliar `do'
    ¿te gustó? — no did you like it? — no, I didn't;

    ¿vienes o no? are you coming or not?;
    no te preocupes don't worry;
    ¿por qué no quieres ir? — porque no why don't you want to go?I just don't

    no veo nada I can't see a thing o anything;

    no viene nunca she never comes

    está mejor ¿no? she's better, isn't she?;

    ha dimitido ¿no? he has resigned, hasn't he?

    se ganó la lotería — ¡no! he won the lottery — he didn't! o no!



    ¿te gustó? a mí no did you like it? I didn't
    f) (delante de n, adj, pp):


    la no violencia non-violence;
    un hijo no deseado an unwanted child
    ■ sustantivo masculino (pl
    noes) no

    no
    I adverbio
    1 (como respuesta) no: ¿quieres un poco?, - no, gracias, would you like a bit?, - no, thanks
    2 (en frases negativas) not: aún no está dormido, he isn't asleep yet
    hoy no es jueves, today isn't Thursday
    no, no iré, no, I will not go
    no tengo hambre, I am not hungry
    ¿por qué no?, why not?
    ya no fuma, she doesn't smoke any more
    3 (antepuesto a un nombre) la no colaboración se penalizará, non-collaboration will be penalized
    4 (con otros negativos) no diré nada, I won't say a single word
    no lo haré jamás, I'll never do it
    no sin antes..., not without first...
    5 (en advertencia, cartel) no fumar, no smoking
    6 (en preguntas retóricas o de confirmación) está enfadado, ¿no es así?, he is angry, isn't he?
    estoy guapa, ¿o no?, I'm smart, aren't I?
    firmarás el contrato, ¿no?, you'll sign the contract, won't you?
    ¿no nos presentaron el otro día?, weren't we introduced the other day?
    7 (para expresar un temor) llévate el paraguas, no sea que llueva, take your umbrella in case it rains
    II sustantivo masculino no: ¿es un no definitivo?, is that a definite no?

    'no' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abandonarse
    - abarcar
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatir
    - abatimiento
    - abonarse
    - abortar
    - abrir
    - abreviar
    - abrigar
    - absoluta
    - absolutamente
    - absoluto
    - abstraerse
    - abuela
    - abundar
    - aburrida
    - aburrido
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - acallar
    - acalorarse
    - acariciar
    - acaso
    - accesoria
    - accesorio
    - aceptar
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - achacar
    - achantarse
    - aclararse
    - aconsejar
    - actuación
    - actual
    - acudir
    - adelantar
    - adelante
    - adentro
    - adivinar
    - admitir
    - adónde
    - adorno
    - advertir
    English:
    abide
    - ablaze
    - able
    - about
    - absence
    - absent
    - accepted
    - accommodate
    - account
    - accountable
    - accustom
    - act on
    - action
    - actual
    - actually
    - add up
    - adequately
    - adjust
    - admit
    - admittance
    - advertise
    - advise
    - affair
    - afford
    - afraid
    - agree
    - agreement
    - albeit
    - alike
    - alive
    - all
    - alone
    - aloud
    - also
    - alternative
    - altogether
    - always
    - ambit
    - amiss
    - amusing
    - anathema
    - and
    - answer
    - answer back
    - antisexist
    - any
    - anybody
    - anything
    - anywhere
    - apart
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    NO (abrev de Noroeste)
    NW
    * * *
    NO
    abr (= noroeste) NW, Northwest
    * * *
    no adv
    1) : no
    ¿quieres ir al mercado? no, voy más tarde: do you want to go shopping? no, I'm going later
    2) : not
    ¡no hagas eso!: don't do that!
    creo que no: I don't think so
    3) : non-
    no fumador: non-smoker
    4)
    ¡como no! : of course!
    5)
    no bien : as soon as, no sooner
    * * *
    no adv
    ¿vienes? No are you coming? No
    ¡no a los accidentes! no more accidents!
    no toques eso don't touch that que no con verbos como creer, pensar, etc se puede traducir por un verbo negativo y so
    La doble negación en inglés equivale a una afirmación, así que con un solo negativo basta
    Si se emplea ¿no? para hacer una pregunta, en inglés se emplea una tag question
    fuiste al médico, ¿no? you went to the doctor's, didn't you?
    el martes es fiesta, ¿no? Tuesday is a holiday, isn't it?
    puedo ir, ¿no? I can go, can't I?

    Spanish-English dictionary > no

  • 8 importar

    v.
    1 to import (productos) (& computing).
    La empresa importa relojes The company imports watches.
    2 to amount to, to come to.
    3 to matter.
    ya no te importo — al contrario, sí que me importas you don't care about me any more — on the contrary, you do matter to me
    no me importa lo que piense la gente I don't care what people think
    4 to matter (ser importante).
    lo que importa es que… what matters o the important thing is that…
    no importa it doesn't matter
    ¡qué importa que llueva! so what if it's raining?
    5 to mind.
    no me importa que venga tu familia I don't mind if your family comes
    preferiría no salir, si no te importa I'd rather not go out, if you don't mind o if it's all the same to you
    ¿le importa que me siente? do you mind if I sit down?
    6 to care about, to care for.
    Nos importa su salud We care about his health.
    Nos importa We care.
    7 to be important, to have importance, to matter, to import.
    Eso importa That is important.
    8 to care to, to mind.
    Nos importa participar We care to participate.
    9 to concern.
    Me importa la paz mundial World peace concerns me.
    * * *
    2 (valer) to amount to
    ¿a cuánto importa la factura? how much does the bill amount to?
    2 (molestar) to mind
    ¿te importaría cerrar la ventana? would you mind closing the window?
    \
    ¡a ti qué te importa! familiar mind your own business!
    lo que importa es que... the important thing is that...
    me importa un bledo/pito/comino familiar I couldn't care less
    no importa it doesn't matter
    * * *
    verb
    2) matter, mind
    * * *
    I
    VT (Com) to import (de from)
    II
    1. VI
    1) (=ser importante) to matter

    ¿qué importa que no seamos ricos? — what does it matter if o that we're not rich?

    - llegaremos allí un poco tarde -no importa — "we'll be there a bit late" - "never mind o it doesn't matter"

    lo que importa es la calidad — the important thing is the quality, what matters is the quality

    ¿y eso qué importa? — what does that matter?

    el color importa mucho en su pintura — colour is important in her painting, colour plays an important part in her painting

    no importa el tiempo que haga, allí estaremos — we'll be there whatever the weather

    2) [con complemento de persona]
    a) (=interesar)

    sí que me importa tu opinión — your opinion does matter to me, I do care about your opinion

    ¿a quién le importa lo que yo diga? — who cares (about) what I say?

    no le importa nada de lo que pase — he doesn't care about anything that happens, he's not bothered about anything

    tú me importas más que nada — I care about you more than anything, you mean more to me than anything

    ¿y a ti qué te importa? — what business is it of yours?

    ¡a ti eso no te importa! — it's nothing to do with you!, it's none of your business!

    meterse en lo que a uno no le importa — to poke one's nose into other people's business

    no quisiera meterme en lo que no me importa, pero... — I know it's none of my business, but...

    - no me importa un bledo o un comino o un pito o un rábano
    - no me importa un carajo o un huevo
    b) (=molestar)

    ¿te importaría prestarme este libro? — would you mind lending me this book?, could you lend me this book?

    si no le importa, me gustaría que me enviaran la factura — if it's not too much trouble, I'd like you to send me the bill

    -¿quieres venir al concierto? -pues no me importaría — "do you want to come to the concert?" - "I wouldn't mind"

    ¿te importa si fumo? — do you mind if I smoke?

    no importar a algn hacer algo, no me importa esperar — I don't mind waiting

    si os hace falta alguien, a mí no me importaría ayudaros — if you need somebody, I'd be happy to help o I don't mind helping

    no me importa que llegues un poco tarde — I don't mind if you're a bit late, I don't mind you being a bit late

    2.
    VT frm [artículo, producto] to cost; [gastos, beneficios] to amount to

    ¿cuánto importa esta lámpara? — how much does this lamp cost?

    los gastos de transporte importaron 2.000 euros — transport costs amounted to 2,000 euros

    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) (tener importancia, interés) to matter

    bueno, no importa — well, never mind o well, it doesn't matter

    no importa quién lo hagait doesn't matter o it makes no difference who does it

    lo que importa es que te recuperes — the important thing is for you to get better; (+ me/te/le etc)

    ¿a mí qué me importa? — what do I care?

    ¿a ti qué te importa? — what business is it of yours?

    me importa un bledo or un comino or un pepino or un rábano — (fam) I couldn't care less, I don't give a damn (colloq)

    no te metas en lo que no te importamind your own business!

    b) ( molestar) (+ me/te/le etc)

    ¿le importaría hacerlo? — would you mind doing it?

    2.
    importar vt (Com, Fin)
    1) < productos> to import
    2) ( ascender a) to come to, amount to
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) (tener importancia, interés) to matter

    bueno, no importa — well, never mind o well, it doesn't matter

    no importa quién lo hagait doesn't matter o it makes no difference who does it

    lo que importa es que te recuperes — the important thing is for you to get better; (+ me/te/le etc)

    ¿a mí qué me importa? — what do I care?

    ¿a ti qué te importa? — what business is it of yours?

    me importa un bledo or un comino or un pepino or un rábano — (fam) I couldn't care less, I don't give a damn (colloq)

    no te metas en lo que no te importamind your own business!

    b) ( molestar) (+ me/te/le etc)

    ¿le importaría hacerlo? — would you mind doing it?

    2.
    importar vt (Com, Fin)
    1) < productos> to import
    2) ( ascender a) to come to, amount to
    * * *
    importar1
    1 = import.

    Ex: Cannot IT expertise not readily available to SLIS be imported from other relevant departments in parent institutions?.

    importar2
    2 = matter, mind, care, make + a difference.

    Ex: It does not matter where the cursor is when the ENTER key is pressed.

    Ex: They see people as marked by one particular attribute, cleverness, or kindness, or strictness, or being a good shot, and they mind whether things are right or wrong.
    Ex: In a survey carried out in the US, it became apparent that about 90% of the respondents did not know what it meant, and even fewer cared.
    Ex: If that cannot be determined, it hardly makes a difference which you use as main entry.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * importar un bledo = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * importar un comino = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * importar un pito = could not care less.
    * importar un rábano = could not care less.
    * no importa = never mind, regardless of.
    * no importa cómo = no matter how.
    * no importa lo + Adjetivo + que + Subjuntivo = no matter how + Adjetivo.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * No importa lo que se conoce, sino a quién se conoce = It's not what you know, but who you know.
    * no importar = be all right with + Persona, make + no difference, cope with.
    * no importar Algo a Alguien = think + little of.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * no importar + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no importar lo que + pensar de = whatever + Pronombre + make of.
    * no importar nada = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no importa si... o = no matter whether... or.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.

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    importar [A1 ]
    vi
    1 (tener importancia, interés) to matter
    se me olvidó — bueno, no importa I forgot — well, never mind o well, it doesn't matter
    no importa que sea caro si es de buena calidad it doesn't matter if it's expensive as long as it's good quality
    no importa quién lo haga it doesn't matter o it makes no difference who does it
    no importa el tamaño the size isn't important o doesn't matter
    ¿qué importa que él no venga? what does it matter o what difference does it make if he doesn't come?
    ahora lo que importa es que te recuperes the important thing now is for you to get better
    (+ me/te/le etc): no me importa lo que pueda pensar él I don't care what he thinks
    ¿a mí qué me importa que a él no le guste? what do I care if he doesn't like it?
    ¿a ti qué te importa? what business is it of yours?, what's it to you? ( colloq)
    yo no le importo — sí que le importas, y mucho I don't mean a thing to him — that's not true, he cares a great deal for o about you
    me importa un bledo or un comino or un pepino or un pimiento or un pito or un rábano or ( Méx) un cacahuate ( fam); I couldn't care less, I don't give a damn ( colloq)
    me importa un carajo or un huevo or ( Col) un culo ( vulg) I don't give a fuck ( vulg), I don't give a toss ( BrE sl)
    meterse en lo que no le importa ( fam); to poke one's nose into other people's business ( colloq)
    cállate y no te metas en lo que no te importa shut up and don't poke your nose into other people's business!, shut up and mind your own business! ( colloq)
    2 (molestar) (+ me/te/le etc):
    ¿te importaría dejarlo para mañana? would you mind leaving it till tomorrow?
    no me importa viajar de noche I don't mind traveling at night, I'm quite happy to travel at night
    a mí no me importaría venir el sábado I wouldn't mind coming on Saturday, I'd be quite happy to come on Saturday
    si no te importa, hoy me voy a ir temprano if it's all right with you, I'm going to leave early today
    no me importa que me llame a casa I don't mind you calling me at home
    ¿le importaría acompañarme? would you mind accompanying me?
    ■ importar
    vt
    A ‹productos/petróleo› to import
    B ( Inf) ‹datos/información› to import
    C (ascender a) to come to, amount to
    si la compra importa 500 pesos o más if your purchase comes to o amounts to 500 pesos or more
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    importar ( conjugate importar) verbo intransitivo
    a) (tener importancia, interés) to matter;

    no importa quién lo haga it doesn't matter o it makes no difference who does it;

    lo que importa es que te recuperes the important thing is for you to get better;
    no me importa lo que piense I don't care what he thinks;
    ¿a mí qué me importa? what do I care?;
    ¿a ti qué te importa? what business is it of yours?;
    yo no le importo I don't mean a thing to him;
    me importa un bledo or un comino or un pepino or un rábano (fam) I couldn't care less, I don't give a damn (colloq);
    meterse en lo que no le importa (fam) to poke one's nose into other people's business (colloq);
    no te metas en lo que no te importa mind your own business!
    b) ( molestar):


    no me importa que me llame a casa I don't mind him calling me at home
    verbo transitivo (Com, Fin) ‹ productos to import
    importar
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 (tener valor o interés) to be important, matter: eso es lo único que importa, that's all that matters
    me importa mucho tu salud, your health really matters to me
    no importa, it doesn't matter
    2 (incumbir) eso no les importa a los vecinos, that doesn't concern the neighbours
    y a ti, ¿qué te importa?, and what business is it of yours?
    3 (estorbar, disgustar) to mind: ¿le importaría deletrearlo?, would you mind spelling it?
    no le importa cocinar todos los días, he doesn't mind cooking every day
    ¿te importa si abro la ventana?, do you mind if open the window? ➣ Ver nota en mind
    II vtr Fin Inform to import
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar me importa un bledo/pepino/pimiento/ rábano, I couldn't care less
    ' importar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ir
    - pepino
    - pimiento
    - pito
    - significar
    - dar
    - rábano
    - valer
    English:
    care
    - import
    - lift
    - matter
    - mind
    * * *
    vt
    1. [productos, materias primas, costumbres] to import (de from)
    2. Informát to import
    3. Formal [sujeto: factura, coste] to amount to, to come to;
    la factura importa 5.000 pesos the bill comes to 5,000 pesos
    vi
    1. [preocupar, tener interés] to matter;
    no importa el precio, cómpralo de todas formas the price doesn't matter, buy it anyway;
    no me importa lo que piense la gente I don't care what people think;
    ya no te importo – al contrario, sí que me importas you don't care about me any more – on the contrary, you do matter to me;
    lo que importa es que todos salieron ilesos del accidente what matters o the important thing is that nobody was hurt in the accident;
    lo que me importa es saber quién lo hizo the important thing for me is to know who did it
    2. [incumbir, afectar]
    esto es algo entre tú y yo, y a nadie más le importa this is between you and me and hasn't got anything to do with anyone else;
    ¡no te importa! it's none of your business!;
    ¿a mí qué me importa? what's that to me?, what do I care?;
    ¿y a ti qué te importa? what's it got to do with you?;
    ¿adónde vas? – ¿te importa? [con enfado] where are you going? – what's it to you!;
    Fam
    siempre está metiéndose en lo que no le importa she's always sticking her nose into other people's business;
    Fam
    me importa un bledo o [m5] comino o [m5] pito o Chile [m5] pucho o [m5] rábano I don't give a damn, I couldn't care less;
    Esp Vulg
    me importa un cojón o [m5] tres cojones I couldn't give a shit o Br toss
    3. [molestar] to mind;
    no me importa tener que tomar el tren todos los días I don't mind having to catch the train every day;
    no me importa que venga tu familia I don't mind if your family comes;
    preferiría no salir, si no te importa I'd rather not go out, if you don't mind o if it's all the same to you;
    ¿le importa que me siente? do you mind if I sit down?;
    ¿te importaría acompañarme? would you mind coming with me?
    v impersonal
    to matter;
    no importa it doesn't matter;
    si no vienes, no importa, ya nos arreglaremos it doesn't matter o never mind if you can't come, we'll manage;
    ¡qué importa que llueva! so what if it's raining?
    * * *
    1 v/i
    1 matter;
    no importa it doesn’t matter;
    ¿qué importa? what does it matter?
    2
    :
    eso a ti no te importa that’s none of your business
    3
    :
    ¿le importa …? do you mind …?;
    ¿te importaría que pase por tu casa? would you mind if I dropped by?
    2 v/t COM import
    * * *
    : to matter, to be important
    no le importa lo que piensen: she doesn't care what they think
    : to import
    * * *
    1. (tener importancia) to matter
    lo que más le importa es su familia her family is what matters most to her / her family is the most important thing to her
    2. (preocupar) to care about
    3. (molestar) to mind
    ¿te importa que fume? do you mind if I smoke?
    me importa un bledo/pepino, etc I couldn't care less

    Spanish-English dictionary > importar

  • 9 acordarse

    1 to remember (de, -)
    * * *
    * * *

    no me acuerdoI don't o can't remember

    ya te lo traeré, si me acuerdo — I'll bring it for you, if I remember (to)

    ahora que me acuerdo — now that I think of it, come to think of it

    acordarse de algo/algn — to remember sth/sb

    ¿te acuerdas de mí? — do you remember me?

    el otro día me acordé de ti cuando... — I thought of you the other day when...

    desde que te has ido, me acuerdo mucho de ti — since you left, I've missed you a lot

    ¡te acordarás de esta! — I'll teach you!, I'll give you something to remember me by!

    acordarse de hacer algo — to remember to do sth

    acuérdate de comprar panremember o don't forget to buy some bread

    acordarse de haber hecho algo — to remember doing sth

    * * *
    Ex. A summary at the end of a document is intended to complete the orientation of the reader, and to identify the significant ideas for the reader to remember.
    ----
    * si mal no + Pronombre + acordarse = to the best of + Posesivo + recollection.
    * * *

    Ex: A summary at the end of a document is intended to complete the orientation of the reader, and to identify the significant ideas for the reader to remember.

    * si mal no + Pronombre + acordarse = to the best of + Posesivo + recollection.

    * * *

     

    ■acordarse verbo reflexivo to remember: de tu padre ni me acuerdo, I can't even remember your father ➣ Ver nota en remember
    ' acordarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    recordar
    - acordar
    English:
    blunder
    - remember
    - think
    - vividly
    * * *
    vpr
    1. [recordar]
    acordarse (de algo/de hacer algo) to remember (sth/to do sth);
    ella no se acuerda de eso she doesn't remember that;
    si mal no me acuerdo if I remember correctly, if my memory serves me right
    2. [ponerse de acuerdo] to agree, to come to an agreement;
    no se acuerdan con nosotros they don't agree with us;
    se acordó que no harían declaraciones it was agreed that they wouldn't make any statements
    3. Fam [como amenaza]
    ¡te vas a acordarse! you're in for it!, you'll catch it!;
    ¡como rompas algo, te vas a acordarse! if you break anything, you've had it!
    4. Fam [como insulto]
    salió del campo acordándose de toda la familia del árbitro he left the field calling the referee all the names under the sun;
    cuando vi que la calefacción seguía sin funcionar, me acordé de toda la familia del fontanero when I saw that the heating still wasn't working, I swore inwardly at the plumber
    * * *
    v/r remember;
    ¿te acuerdas de él? do you remember him?;
    si mal no me acuerdo if I remember right
    * * *
    vr
    recordar: to remember, to recall
    * * *
    acordarse vb to remember
    ¿te acuerdas de mí? do you remember me?

    Spanish-English dictionary > acordarse

  • 10 artimaña

    f.
    1 trick, rascally trick, scheme, stratagem.
    2 trick, trap, cod.
    * * *
    1 artifice, trick, ruse
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Caza) trap, snare
    2) (=ingenio) cunning
    * * *
    femenino trick
    * * *
    = ruse, stalking horse, trick, gaff, wheeze.
    Ex. The library did not burn and the purchase of Thomas Jefferson's library as a replacement was a ruse to help pay the former President's debts.
    Ex. Legalism and pragmatism were the intellectual stalking horses that contributed most to the victory of economic interest over human concerns in this case.
    Ex. But if variable-length keys are not supported by a data base, various tricks are often necessary to provide access to the library data which has inherently variable-length keys.
    Ex. There are magicians that choose not to work with gaffs of any type because they want to take magic in new directions.
    Ex. Last year's profits were more than halved, so the company has come up with a clever wheeze.
    ----
    * artimañas = crafty ways, trickery, bag of tricks.
    * * *
    femenino trick
    * * *
    = ruse, stalking horse, trick, gaff, wheeze.

    Ex: The library did not burn and the purchase of Thomas Jefferson's library as a replacement was a ruse to help pay the former President's debts.

    Ex: Legalism and pragmatism were the intellectual stalking horses that contributed most to the victory of economic interest over human concerns in this case.
    Ex: But if variable-length keys are not supported by a data base, various tricks are often necessary to provide access to the library data which has inherently variable-length keys.
    Ex: There are magicians that choose not to work with gaffs of any type because they want to take magic in new directions.
    Ex: Last year's profits were more than halved, so the company has come up with a clever wheeze.
    * artimañas = crafty ways, trickery, bag of tricks.

    * * *
    trick
    se valió de todo tipo de artimañas para conseguirlo he used every trick o ( colloq) every dodge he could think of to get it, he used every trick in the book to get it ( colloq)
    * * *

    artimaña sustantivo femenino
    trick
    artimaña sustantivo femenino trick, ruse
    ' artimaña' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    artificio
    English:
    device
    - ruse
    * * *
    trick, ruse;
    se sirvió de todo tipo de artimañas para conseguir su objetivo she used all kinds of trickery to get what she wanted
    * * *
    f trick
    * * *
    : ruse, trick

    Spanish-English dictionary > artimaña

  • 11 botiquín

    m.
    first-aid kit, medicine cabinet, medicine case, cabinet.
    * * *
    1 first-aid kit
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=armario) medicine cabinet; (=conjunto de medicinas) first-aid kit

    botiquín de emergencia, botiquín de primeros auxilios — first-aid kit

    2) (=enfermería) first-aid post, first-aid station (EEUU), sick bay
    3) Caribe hum [para bebidas] drinks cupboard
    * * *
    a) ( armario - para medicinas) medicine chest o cabinet; (para colonias, jabón, etc) bathroom cabinet
    b) ( maletín) tb
    * * *
    Ex. While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.
    ----
    * botiquín de primeros auxilios = first-aid kit.
    * * *
    a) ( armario - para medicinas) medicine chest o cabinet; (para colonias, jabón, etc) bathroom cabinet
    b) ( maletín) tb
    * * *

    Ex: While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.

    * botiquín de primeros auxilios = first-aid kit.

    * * *
    1 (armariopara medicinas) medicine chest o cabinet; (— para colonias, jabón, etc) bathroom cabinet
    3 (enfermería) sick bay
    * * *

    botiquín sustantivo masculino
    a) ( armariopara medicinas) medicine chest o cabinet;

    (— para colonias, jabón, etc) bathroom cabinet
    b) ( maletín) tb


    botiquín sustantivo masculino
    1 medicine chest o cabinet
    (maletín) first aid kit
    2 (local de primeros auxilios) first aid post
    ' botiquín' also found in these entries:
    English:
    kit
    - first
    - keep
    * * *
    1. [caja] first-aid kit;
    [mueble] first-aid cabinet botiquín de primeros auxilios [caja] first-aid kit; [mueble] first-aid cabinet
    2. [enfermería] sick bay
    3. Ven [taberna] bar
    * * *
    m
    1 armario medicine chest
    2 estuche first-aid kit
    * * *
    botiquín nm, pl - quines
    1) : medicine cabinet
    2) : first-aid kit
    * * *
    1. (estuche) first aid kit
    2. (armario) medicine cabinet

    Spanish-English dictionary > botiquín

  • 12 dañarse

    1 (estropearse) to get damaged, spoil; (alimentos) to go bad, go off
    * * *
    VPR
    1) (=hacerse daño) to be hurt, be injured

    el ciclista se dañó al caerthe cyclist was hurt o injured when he fell off

    se dañó el brazo escalandoshe hurt o injured her arm while climbing

    2) [objeto] to be damaged
    3) [cosecha] to be damaged, be spoiled
    * * *
    (v.) = hurt + Reflexivo, injure + Reflexivo
    Ex. The sack race and three-legged race have been banned from a school sports day because the children might fall over and hurt themselves.
    Ex. She died after injuring herself while trying to do somersaults.
    * * *
    (v.) = hurt + Reflexivo, injure + Reflexivo

    Ex: The sack race and three-legged race have been banned from a school sports day because the children might fall over and hurt themselves.

    Ex: She died after injuring herself while trying to do somersaults.

    * * *
    vpr
    1. [sujeto: persona] [la espalda, la rodilla] to injure, to hurt;
    se dañó el codo jugando al squash he hurt his elbow playing squash
    2. [pieza, objeto, cosecha] to be o get damaged;
    [fruta, mercancía] to be o get damaged, to be o get spoilt
    * * *
    v/r de persona harm o.s.; de objeto get damaged
    * * *
    vr
    * * *
    dañarse vb to hurt [pt. & pp. hurt]

    Spanish-English dictionary > dañarse

  • 13 espejo de cortesía

    Ex. While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.
    * * *

    Ex: While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.

    Spanish-English dictionary > espejo de cortesía

  • 14 fríamente

    adv.
    unemotionally, coldly, coolly, glassily.
    * * *
    1 coldly, coolly
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=con indiferencia, sin apasionamiento) coolly; (=con hostilidad) coldly

    luego, cuando pudo pensar fríamente, se le ocurrió una posible respuesta — later, when she could think about it coolly, she came up with a possible answer

    mirado fríamente, tiene parte de razón en lo que dice — viewed dispassionately, he is partly right in what he says

    2) (=a sangre fría) [matar] in cold blood; [torturar] coldheartedly
    * * *
    a) ( con indiferencia) coldly
    * * *
    = coldly, stiffly.
    Ex. He stared coldly at her for a moment, then spat out: 'Bah! You're in charge'.
    Ex. Gordon plays the role stiffly and impassively, which actually works well for this character.
    * * *
    a) ( con indiferencia) coldly
    * * *
    = coldly, stiffly.

    Ex: He stared coldly at her for a moment, then spat out: 'Bah! You're in charge'.

    Ex: Gordon plays the role stiffly and impassively, which actually works well for this character.

    * * *
    al principio me trató fríamente at first he treated me coldly
    fue acogido fríamente por el público the audience gave him an unenthusiastic o a very cool reception
    2
    (sin apasionamiento): hablaba fríamente de las torturas que había sufrido he talked in a detached manner o unemotionally about the tortures he had been subjected to
    discutieron fríamente el problema they talked about the problem in a calm and collected way
    deja tus sentimientos de lado y piensa fríamente leave your feelings to one side and consider it objectively
    * * *

    fríamente adverbio coolly: si lo piensas fríamente verás que no es tan mala idea, if you think about it objectively, you'll see that it's not such a bad idea
    ' fríamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lado
    English:
    unemotionally
    - coldly
    - coolly
    - snub
    - stiffly
    * * *
    1. [con indiferencia] coldly, coolly;
    me miró fríamente he looked at me coldly, he gave me a cold look;
    la recibieron muy fríamente she got a very cool o chilly reception
    2. [con serenidad] calmly, coolly;
    debemos abordar el problema fríamente we must tackle the problem calmly
    * * *
    : coldly, indifferently

    Spanish-English dictionary > fríamente

  • 15 importancia

    f.
    importance.
    dar importancia a algo to attach importance to something
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    de importancia important, of importance
    sin importancia unimportant
    quitar importancia a algo to play something down
    * * *
    1 importance
    \
    dar importancia a algo to take something seriously
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    de importancia (gen) important 2 (herida, lesión) serious
    no tiene importancia it's nothing, it doesn't matter, it's not important
    quitar importancia a algo, restar importancia a algo to play something down
    sin importancia unimportant
    tener importancia to be important
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — and how is that important o significant?, and what significance does that have?

    no te preocupes, no tiene importancia — don't worry, it's not important

    carecer de importancia — to be unimportant

    de cierta importancia — [empresa, asunto] of some importance, important; [herida] serious

    conceder o dar mucha importancia a algo — to attach great importance to sth

    no quiero darle más importancia de la que tiene, pero... — I don't want to make an issue of this but...

    darse importancia — to give o.s. airs

    quitar o restar importancia a algo — to make light of sth, play down the importance of sth

    sin importancia — [herida, comentario] minor

    * * *
    femenino importance

    detalles sin importanciaminor o insignificant details

    concederle or darle importancia a algo — to attach importance to something

    quitarle or restarle importancia a algo — to play down the importance of something

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — so what?

    darse importanciato give oneself airs

    * * *
    = importance, merit, notability, pre-eminence [preeminence], prominence, significance, standing, stature, value, distinction, visibility, centrality, meaningfulness, worthwhileness, profile, premium, import, fuse, consequence.
    Ex. This format is becoming common in new thesauri, partly because the recognition of the importance of viewing both relationships and subject terms in one tool.
    Ex. Much will be said later about the merits and drawbacks of the various types of index and approaches to indexing.
    Ex. Its notability is seen to lie in the fact that it has significantly broken the stranglehold upon postgraduate studentships in the gift of the Science and Engineering Research Council.
    Ex. Despite its pre-eminence, or possibly because of it, DC has its critics.
    Ex. Weights are a quantitative measure of the prominence of various index terms in the description of a subject and may form the basis of an alternative search logic.
    Ex. Whatever viewpoint is taken, it is difficult to dispute the significance of AACR1.
    Ex. Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex. Merely having the materials available will not provide the desired boost to the library's stature unless the collection is exceptional.
    Ex. This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex. Mystery and detective stories, love and romance fiction, adventure and western stories, recent novels widely publicized but of little literary distinction, popularizations of current affairs characterized by sensationalism and easy dogmatism rather than by dispassionate and qualified analysis -- these and similar books are widely circulated by the public library.
    Ex. The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex. Gilman advocated the academic library's centrality to research.
    Ex. The author challenges the meaningfulness of precision and recall values as a measure of performance of a retrieval system.
    Ex. But it always assumes the importance, the worthwhileness, of human experience even when -- as in tragedy -- it finds much in that experience evil.
    Ex. There is also a further dilemma concerning formats such as film and audio which have tended to receive a lower profile in the library world (too awkward, too cluttered with copyright restrictions, too technically instable).
    Ex. To presuppose that clients will continue to travel to defined locations earmarked as libraries in search of information is to deny the premium on time prevalent in today's culture.
    Ex. A new set of conventions has had to be developed, using mathematical symbols mainly, which have international import.
    Ex. Accessibility is the most important factor in determining the level of fuse of an information source.
    Ex. I am looking for guidance on a potential digitization project of some consequence.
    ----
    * adquirir importancia = assume + importance, attain + importance, come up, take on + added weight, gain + significance, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, gain in + importance.
    * adquirir importancia histórica = make + history, go down in + history.
    * asunto de importancia = matter of weight, matter of consequence.
    * asunto sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * clasificar en orden de importancia = rank + in order of importance.
    * cobrar importancia = assume + importance, take on + added weight, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, be on the agenda.
    * conceder importancia = accord + significance level, attach + importance, place + importance.
    * conceder mucha importancia a = lay + great store on.
    * concienciar a Alguien de la importancia de la información = raise + information awareness.
    * consciente de la importancia de la información = information conscious.
    * crecer en importancia = grow from + strength to strength, increase in + importance.
    * cuestión de importancia = matter of consequence.
    * cuestión sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene = oversell.
    * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on.
    * dar importancia = attach + importance, give + prominence, stress, give + pre-eminence, give + relevance, place + importance, give + importance.
    * dar importancia a = give + weight to, place + emphasis on, attach + weight to, create + a high profile for, give + a high profile, place + weight on.
    * dar importancia a Algo = put + Algo + on the agenda, be on the agenda.
    * dar mayor importancia a = give + pride of place to.
    * dar mucha importancia = put + a premium on.
    * de capital importancia = momentous, of cardinal importance.
    * de crucial importancia = crucially important.
    * de especial importancia = of particular note.
    * de fundamental importancia = of prime importance, critically important.
    * de importancia = of note, of consequence.
    * de importancia creciente = of growing importance.
    * de importancia crucial = crucially important.
    * de importancia fundamental = critically important.
    * de importancia secundaria = incidental.
    * de mayor o menor importancia = great and small.
    * de menor importancia = fringe subject, of fringe interest.
    * de menor importancia para = on the fringe of.
    * de poca importancia = menial, small-time.
    * de primordial importancia = of prime importance, of paramount importance.
    * de segunda importancia = marginal, back burner, on the back burner, second in importance.
    * de segunda importancia en relación con = secondary to.
    * destacar la importa = underscore + importance.
    * destacar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * de suma importancia = of the utmost importance, of utmost importance.
    * de suprema importancia = of the highest significance.
    * de tercera importancia = tertiary.
    * de vital importancia = vitally important.
    * disminuir la importancia de = lessen + the importance of.
    * donde el tiempo es de suma importancia = time-critical.
    * en orden de importancia = in rank order, in order.
    * falta de importancia = worthlessness.
    * ganar cada vez más importancia = go from + strength to strength, grow from + strength to strength.
    * ganar importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + strength, gain + prominence, grow in + significance, gain + significance, gain in + importance.
    * gente de poca importancia = small fry, the.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * importancia histórica = historical significance.
    * importancia primordial = key importance.
    * importancia + radicar = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + residir = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + yacer = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * minimizar la importancia = minimise + importance.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no se puede dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overemphasised, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstressed, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstated.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * ordenar por orden de importancia = rank + in order.
    * orden decreciente de importancia = decreasing order of importance.
    * orden de importancia = significance order of terms, pecking order, significance order.
    * pérdida de importancia = demise, swing away from.
    * poca importancia = unimportance, low profile.
    * poner de relieve la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * prestar importancia a = place + weight on.
    * que le presta gran importancia a la cultura = culture-conscious.
    * quitar importancia = de-emphasise [de-emphasize, -USA], understate, trivialise [trivialize, -USA], minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * quitarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * realzar la importancia = heighten + importance.
    * recalcar la importancia de = stress + the importance of.
    * recibir importancia = enjoy + prominence.
    * remarcar la importancia = underline + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * restar importancia = minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * restarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * ser de importancia primordial = be of key importance.
    * ser de importancia vital = lie at + the heart of.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * subrayar la importancia = underline + importance, underscore + importance.
    * tema de secundaria importancia = footnote.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.
    * * *
    femenino importance

    detalles sin importanciaminor o insignificant details

    concederle or darle importancia a algo — to attach importance to something

    quitarle or restarle importancia a algo — to play down the importance of something

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — so what?

    darse importanciato give oneself airs

    * * *
    = importance, merit, notability, pre-eminence [preeminence], prominence, significance, standing, stature, value, distinction, visibility, centrality, meaningfulness, worthwhileness, profile, premium, import, fuse, consequence.

    Ex: This format is becoming common in new thesauri, partly because the recognition of the importance of viewing both relationships and subject terms in one tool.

    Ex: Much will be said later about the merits and drawbacks of the various types of index and approaches to indexing.
    Ex: Its notability is seen to lie in the fact that it has significantly broken the stranglehold upon postgraduate studentships in the gift of the Science and Engineering Research Council.
    Ex: Despite its pre-eminence, or possibly because of it, DC has its critics.
    Ex: Weights are a quantitative measure of the prominence of various index terms in the description of a subject and may form the basis of an alternative search logic.
    Ex: Whatever viewpoint is taken, it is difficult to dispute the significance of AACR1.
    Ex: Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex: Merely having the materials available will not provide the desired boost to the library's stature unless the collection is exceptional.
    Ex: This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex: Mystery and detective stories, love and romance fiction, adventure and western stories, recent novels widely publicized but of little literary distinction, popularizations of current affairs characterized by sensationalism and easy dogmatism rather than by dispassionate and qualified analysis -- these and similar books are widely circulated by the public library.
    Ex: The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex: Gilman advocated the academic library's centrality to research.
    Ex: The author challenges the meaningfulness of precision and recall values as a measure of performance of a retrieval system.
    Ex: But it always assumes the importance, the worthwhileness, of human experience even when -- as in tragedy -- it finds much in that experience evil.
    Ex: There is also a further dilemma concerning formats such as film and audio which have tended to receive a lower profile in the library world (too awkward, too cluttered with copyright restrictions, too technically instable).
    Ex: To presuppose that clients will continue to travel to defined locations earmarked as libraries in search of information is to deny the premium on time prevalent in today's culture.
    Ex: A new set of conventions has had to be developed, using mathematical symbols mainly, which have international import.
    Ex: Accessibility is the most important factor in determining the level of fuse of an information source.
    Ex: I am looking for guidance on a potential digitization project of some consequence.
    * adquirir importancia = assume + importance, attain + importance, come up, take on + added weight, gain + significance, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, gain in + importance.
    * adquirir importancia histórica = make + history, go down in + history.
    * asunto de importancia = matter of weight, matter of consequence.
    * asunto sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * clasificar en orden de importancia = rank + in order of importance.
    * cobrar importancia = assume + importance, take on + added weight, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, be on the agenda.
    * conceder importancia = accord + significance level, attach + importance, place + importance.
    * conceder mucha importancia a = lay + great store on.
    * concienciar a Alguien de la importancia de la información = raise + information awareness.
    * consciente de la importancia de la información = information conscious.
    * crecer en importancia = grow from + strength to strength, increase in + importance.
    * cuestión de importancia = matter of consequence.
    * cuestión sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene = oversell.
    * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on.
    * dar importancia = attach + importance, give + prominence, stress, give + pre-eminence, give + relevance, place + importance, give + importance.
    * dar importancia a = give + weight to, place + emphasis on, attach + weight to, create + a high profile for, give + a high profile, place + weight on.
    * dar importancia a Algo = put + Algo + on the agenda, be on the agenda.
    * dar mayor importancia a = give + pride of place to.
    * dar mucha importancia = put + a premium on.
    * de capital importancia = momentous, of cardinal importance.
    * de crucial importancia = crucially important.
    * de especial importancia = of particular note.
    * de fundamental importancia = of prime importance, critically important.
    * de importancia = of note, of consequence.
    * de importancia creciente = of growing importance.
    * de importancia crucial = crucially important.
    * de importancia fundamental = critically important.
    * de importancia secundaria = incidental.
    * de mayor o menor importancia = great and small.
    * de menor importancia = fringe subject, of fringe interest.
    * de menor importancia para = on the fringe of.
    * de poca importancia = menial, small-time.
    * de primordial importancia = of prime importance, of paramount importance.
    * de segunda importancia = marginal, back burner, on the back burner, second in importance.
    * de segunda importancia en relación con = secondary to.
    * destacar la importa = underscore + importance.
    * destacar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * de suma importancia = of the utmost importance, of utmost importance.
    * de suprema importancia = of the highest significance.
    * de tercera importancia = tertiary.
    * de vital importancia = vitally important.
    * disminuir la importancia de = lessen + the importance of.
    * donde el tiempo es de suma importancia = time-critical.
    * en orden de importancia = in rank order, in order.
    * falta de importancia = worthlessness.
    * ganar cada vez más importancia = go from + strength to strength, grow from + strength to strength.
    * ganar importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + strength, gain + prominence, grow in + significance, gain + significance, gain in + importance.
    * gente de poca importancia = small fry, the.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * importancia histórica = historical significance.
    * importancia primordial = key importance.
    * importancia + radicar = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + residir = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + yacer = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * minimizar la importancia = minimise + importance.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no se puede dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overemphasised, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstressed, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstated.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * ordenar por orden de importancia = rank + in order.
    * orden decreciente de importancia = decreasing order of importance.
    * orden de importancia = significance order of terms, pecking order, significance order.
    * pérdida de importancia = demise, swing away from.
    * poca importancia = unimportance, low profile.
    * poner de relieve la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * prestar importancia a = place + weight on.
    * que le presta gran importancia a la cultura = culture-conscious.
    * quitar importancia = de-emphasise [de-emphasize, -USA], understate, trivialise [trivialize, -USA], minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * quitarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * realzar la importancia = heighten + importance.
    * recalcar la importancia de = stress + the importance of.
    * recibir importancia = enjoy + prominence.
    * remarcar la importancia = underline + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * restar importancia = minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * restarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * ser de importancia primordial = be of key importance.
    * ser de importancia vital = lie at + the heart of.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * subrayar la importancia = underline + importance, underscore + importance.
    * tema de secundaria importancia = footnote.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.

    * * *
    importance
    temas de gran importancia matters of great importance o significance o ( frml) of great import
    ésos son detalles sin importancia those are minor o unimportant o insignificant details
    trató de quitarle or restarle importancia al problema she tried to make light of the problem, she tried to play down the importance of the problem
    no debemos darle tanta importancia a este tema we should not make so much of this matter, we should not attach too much importance to this matter
    siento llegar tardeno tiene importancia I'm sorry I'm late — it doesn't matter
    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? so what?
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    * * *

     

    importancia sustantivo femenino
    importance;

    quitarle importancia a algo to play down the importance of sth;
    detalles sin importancia minor o insignificant details;
    no tiene importancia it doesn't matter;
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    importancia sustantivo femenino importance, significance: no te preocupes, no tiene importancia, don't worry, it's nothing
    el accidente fue de cierta importancia, the accident was quite serious
    dar importancia a, to attach importance to
    quitarle importancia a algo, to play down the importance of sthg
    sin importancia, unimportant
    ♦ Locuciones: darse importancia, to give oneself airs

    ' importancia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acento
    - acentuar
    - alta
    - alto
    - bagatela
    - calibre
    - cobrar
    - conceder
    - dimensión
    - énfasis
    - entidad
    - envergadura
    - escatológico
    - fallo
    - ignorar
    - incidir
    - insignificancia
    - insistir
    - interés
    - levedad
    - marcar
    - minúscula
    - minúsculo
    - niñería
    - palidecer
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - primera
    - primero
    - primordial
    - protagonismo
    - quitar
    - recalcar
    - relativa
    - relativo
    - relieve
    - representar
    - restar
    - revestir
    - subrayar
    - suceso
    - suma
    - sumo
    - talla
    - tontería
    - valor
    - vital
    - vuelo
    - alguno
    - capital
    English:
    account
    - attach
    - count
    - emphasize
    - importance
    - incidental
    - irrelevant
    - issue
    - light
    - little
    - major
    - matter
    - mind
    - minimize
    - minor
    - moment
    - momentous
    - override
    - paramount
    - play down
    - primary
    - prime
    - prominence
    - read
    - ride
    - shrug off
    - significance
    - smooth over
    - store
    - thrust forward
    - unimportant
    - vital
    - vitally
    - all
    - all right
    - consideration
    - descend
    - detail
    - emphasis
    - gloss
    - hot
    - import
    - magistrate
    - menial
    - play
    - small
    - trifling
    - utmost
    * * *
    importance;
    de importancia important, of importance;
    un tratamiento médico reservado a los casos de importancia a treatment reserved for serious cases;
    un arquitecto de importancia an important architect;
    recibió un golpe de cierta importancia he took a fairly heavy knock;
    adquirir o [m5] cobrar importancia to become important, to take on significance;
    dar importancia a algo to attach importance to sth;
    darse importancia to give oneself airs;
    no tiene importancia [no es importante] it's not important;
    [no pasa nada] it doesn't matter;
    sin importancia unimportant;
    ha sido un rasguño sin importancia it's only a little scratch;
    quitar o [m5] restar importancia a algo to play sth down
    * * *
    f importance;
    dar importancia a attach importance to;
    restar importancia a algo make light of sth, play sth down;
    tener importancia be important;
    no tiene importancia it’s not important, it doesn’t matter;
    sin importancia unimportant;
    darse importancia give o.s. airs
    * * *
    : importance
    * * *
    importancia n importance
    darse importancia to give yourself airs [pt. gave; pp. given]
    tener importancia to be important / to matter

    Spanish-English dictionary > importancia

  • 16 merecerle la pena a Uno

    (v.) = be worth + Posesivo + while
    Ex. There was nothing to stop another American publisher from reprinting the book if he thought it worth his while, a practice that was known as piracy although it was in fact legal.
    * * *
    (v.) = be worth + Posesivo + while

    Ex: There was nothing to stop another American publisher from reprinting the book if he thought it worth his while, a practice that was known as piracy although it was in fact legal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > merecerle la pena a Uno

  • 17 mesa auxiliar

    f.
    side table, occasional table.
    * * *
    (n.) = side table
    Ex. While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.
    * * *
    (n.) = side table

    Ex: While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.

    * * *
    side table

    Spanish-English dictionary > mesa auxiliar

  • 18 mesilla

    f.
    small table, side table, occasional table.
    * * *
    1 small table
    \
    mesilla de noche bedside table
    * * *
    SF
    1) [pequeña] small table; [auxiliar] side table, occasional table

    mesilla de noche — bedside table, night stand o (EEUU) table

    mesilla de ruedas — trolley, cart (EEUU)

    2) Caribe market stall
    * * *
    Ex. While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.
    * * *

    Ex: While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.

    * * *
    mesilla, mesita
    f:
    tb mesilla de noche or ( RPl) de luz bedside table
    * * *

    mesilla, mesita sustantivo femenino mesilla (de noche), bedside table, night table
    ' mesilla' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    meneo
    - mesita
    - velador
    English:
    bedside table
    - nightstand
    * * *
    mesilla, RP mesita nf
    mesilla (de noche) bedside table
    * * *
    f
    :
    mesilla (de noche) night stand, Br bedside table
    * * *
    mesilla n bedside table

    Spanish-English dictionary > mesilla

  • 19 mesita auxiliar

    (n.) = side table
    Ex. While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.
    * * *
    (n.) = side table

    Ex: While you may think that an item can give life to the bathroom, it may not complement other items when placed next to the vanity mirror, medicine cabinet or side table.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mesita auxiliar

  • 20 no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo

    (v.) = think + nothing of + Gerundio
    Ex. To visit Newport is to jump into a different world where Astors and Vandeerbilts thought nothing of setting aside $300,000 for summer entertaining.
    * * *
    (v.) = think + nothing of + Gerundio

    Ex: To visit Newport is to jump into a different world where Astors and Vandeerbilts thought nothing of setting aside $300,000 for summer entertaining.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo

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