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at the other extreme

  • 1 Ministro de Economía

    Ex. At the other extreme from AA is BM, which avoids prescribing entry under the real name for pseudonymous or anonymous documents unless the designation is an official one such as 'The Chancellor of the Exchequer'.
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    Ex: At the other extreme from AA is BM, which avoids prescribing entry under the real name for pseudonymous or anonymous documents unless the designation is an official one such as 'The Chancellor of the Exchequer'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Ministro de Economía

  • 2 civilización humana

    Ex. At the other extreme is Mises, who describes economic theory as an essential element in the structure of human civilization.
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    Ex: At the other extreme is Mises, who describes economic theory as an essential element in the structure of human civilization.

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  • 3 defecto

    m.
    1 defect.
    no le veo ningún defecto a esta casa I can't see anything wrong with this house
    defecto de fábrica o fabricación defect in manufacturing
    defecto de forma administrative error
    defecto del habla o de pronunciación speech defect o impediment
    2 fault, shortcoming, vice, deficiency.
    * * *
    1 (gen) defect, fault; (de una joya) imperfection, flaw
    2 (de persona - moral) fault, shortcoming; (- física) handicap
    \
    en defecto de for lack of
    pecar por defecto to be too conservative
    al hacer la comida, pecó por defecto when she made lunch, she didn't do enough
    defecto de fábrica manufacturing fault
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    noun m.
    2) flaw
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    SM
    1) [de persona] [físico] defect; [de personalidad] fault, shortcoming

    el defecto que tiene es su mal geniohis one fault o shortcoming is his bad temper, the one flaw in his character is his bad temper

    defecto de fonación, defecto del habla, defecto de pronunciación — speech defect, speech impediment

    defecto de visión, tiene un defecto de visión — he has defective eyesight

    2) [de máquina, sistema] fault; [de tela, vestido, ornamento] flaw, defect

    tiene un defecto de fábrica o fabricación — it has a manufacturing defect o fault, it's faulty o defective

    3) (Jur)
    4)

    en su defecto: Manolo, o en su defecto, Gonzalo — Manolo, or failing him o failing that, Gonzalo

    por defecto — (Inform) by default

    pecar por defecto —

    antes no paraba de hablar y ahora peca por defecto — before, she never stopped talking, and now she's gone to the other extreme o she's gone too far the other way

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    1)
    a) ( en un sistema) fault, flaw, defect
    b) ( de una persona) fault, shortcoming
    2) (frml)

    en su defecto: presentar el carnet de identidad o, en su defecto, el pasaporte present your identity card or if this is not possible, your passport; usar un desinfectante o, en su defecto, agua limpia — use a disinfectant, or, failing that, clean water

    * * *
    = deficiency, failing, fault, flaw, imperfection, inadequacy, shortcoming, blemish, defect, disfigurement, nick.
    Ex. In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.
    Ex. No supervisor should be a tiresome nag, but the achievements and failings of a persons's performance deserves mention in a constructive way at timely, regular intervals.
    Ex. Documents and information can be lost forever by faults in inputting.
    Ex. The author lists 10 advantages of procuring the journals through STC, but counterbalances these by listing 14 flaws in the corporation's organisation.
    Ex. And some of those imperfections are a result of the LC subject headings, the syndetic structure, the lack of cross-references, the obsolescence of terminology, and all the other criticisms.
    Ex. Inadequacies in the specific A/Z subject index entry made for a subject can also occur if the indexer bases his analysis solely on the class number for that subject.
    Ex. He wrote to James explaining the shortcomings of his catalog.
    Ex. Caslon rejected the brash contrast of the later Dutch founts, and produced types that were without serious blemish, but also without much life.
    Ex. This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
    Ex. Owners of rare and valuable books face a special dilemma -- identification marks can be disfigurements and actually reduce the value of the books.
    Ex. The table was purchased a year and a half ago as a conference table and has a few nicks and scratches but still looks good.
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    * causado por un defecto eléctrico = electrically-caused.
    * con todos su defectos = warts and all.
    * defecto congénito = congenital defect, congenital abnormality, birth defect.
    * defecto de diseño = design fault.
    * defecto del habla = speech impediment.
    * defecto de nacimiento = birth defect.
    * defecto genético = gene defect, birth defect.
    * defecto hereditario = birth defect.
    * defectos = rough edges.
    * defectos inherentes = inherent vice.
    * encontrar defectos = fault.
    * encontrar defectos en = find + fault with, see + faults in.
    * encontrarle defectos a todo = nitpick.
    * en su defecto = failing that/these.
    * faltas y defectos = faults and inadequacies, snags and pitfalls, snags and problems.
    * hallar defectos en = find + fault with, see + faults in.
    * información por defecto = default.
    * operación por defecto = default.
    * por defecto = by default, default.
    * sacarle defectos a todo = nitpick.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando un defecto = work (a)round + shortcoming.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * subsanar un defecto = remedy + defect, remedy + fault.
    * surgir un defecto = arise + fault.
    * tomar por defecto = default to.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( en un sistema) fault, flaw, defect
    b) ( de una persona) fault, shortcoming
    2) (frml)

    en su defecto: presentar el carnet de identidad o, en su defecto, el pasaporte present your identity card or if this is not possible, your passport; usar un desinfectante o, en su defecto, agua limpia — use a disinfectant, or, failing that, clean water

    * * *
    = deficiency, failing, fault, flaw, imperfection, inadequacy, shortcoming, blemish, defect, disfigurement, nick.

    Ex: In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.

    Ex: No supervisor should be a tiresome nag, but the achievements and failings of a persons's performance deserves mention in a constructive way at timely, regular intervals.
    Ex: Documents and information can be lost forever by faults in inputting.
    Ex: The author lists 10 advantages of procuring the journals through STC, but counterbalances these by listing 14 flaws in the corporation's organisation.
    Ex: And some of those imperfections are a result of the LC subject headings, the syndetic structure, the lack of cross-references, the obsolescence of terminology, and all the other criticisms.
    Ex: Inadequacies in the specific A/Z subject index entry made for a subject can also occur if the indexer bases his analysis solely on the class number for that subject.
    Ex: He wrote to James explaining the shortcomings of his catalog.
    Ex: Caslon rejected the brash contrast of the later Dutch founts, and produced types that were without serious blemish, but also without much life.
    Ex: This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
    Ex: Owners of rare and valuable books face a special dilemma -- identification marks can be disfigurements and actually reduce the value of the books.
    Ex: The table was purchased a year and a half ago as a conference table and has a few nicks and scratches but still looks good.
    * causado por un defecto eléctrico = electrically-caused.
    * con todos su defectos = warts and all.
    * defecto congénito = congenital defect, congenital abnormality, birth defect.
    * defecto de diseño = design fault.
    * defecto del habla = speech impediment.
    * defecto de nacimiento = birth defect.
    * defecto genético = gene defect, birth defect.
    * defecto hereditario = birth defect.
    * defectos = rough edges.
    * defectos inherentes = inherent vice.
    * encontrar defectos = fault.
    * encontrar defectos en = find + fault with, see + faults in.
    * encontrarle defectos a todo = nitpick.
    * en su defecto = failing that/these.
    * faltas y defectos = faults and inadequacies, snags and pitfalls, snags and problems.
    * hallar defectos en = find + fault with, see + faults in.
    * información por defecto = default.
    * operación por defecto = default.
    * por defecto = by default, default.
    * sacarle defectos a todo = nitpick.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando un defecto = work (a)round + shortcoming.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * subsanar un defecto = remedy + defect, remedy + fault.
    * surgir un defecto = arise + fault.
    * tomar por defecto = default to.

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    A
    1 (en un sistema) fault, flaw, defect
    este material tiene un pequeño defecto there's a slight flaw o defect in this material
    a todo le encuentra defectos she finds fault with everything
    el plan tiene muchos defectos the plan has a lot of defects o a lot of things wrong with it
    un defecto en el sistema de frenos a fault o defect in the braking system
    es un defecto suyo it's one of her faults, it's a defect in her character
    tiene el defecto de nunca escuchar lo que se le dice she has the bad habit of never listening to what people say to her
    me quiere a pesar de mis defectos he loves me in spite of my faults
    pecar por defecto: pecaron por defecto en las previsiones they were too conservative in their estimates
    antes preparaba demasiada comida y ahora peca por defecto she always used to make too much food but now she's gone to the other extreme o too far the other way
    Compuestos:
    manufacturing fault o defect
    tenía un defecto de fábrica it was faulty o defective
    physical handicap
    B ( frml):
    en su defecto: limpiar con desinfectante o, en su defecto, con agua limpia clean with disinfectant, or, failing that, use clean water
    el director o, en su defecto, su secretaria the director or, in his absence o if he is not available, his secretary
    C
    por defecto ( Inf) by default
    configurar algo por defecto to configure sth by default
    opción/valor por defecto default option/value
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    defecto sustantivo masculino

    defecto de fábrica manufacturing fault o defect



    defecto sustantivo masculino defect, fault
    defecto físico, physical defect
    ' defecto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adolecer
    - falla
    - lacra
    - rectificar
    - redondear
    - rozar
    - tara
    - cecear
    - ceceo
    - corregir
    - deficiencia
    - desperfecto
    - disimular
    - falta
    - incorregible
    - limitación
    - pero
    - pifia
    - sacar
    - tapar
    English:
    default setting
    - defect
    - deficiency
    - failing
    - fault
    - flaw
    - impediment
    - imperfection
    - point
    - redeem
    - show up
    - speech defect
    - default
    - short
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    nm
    1. [físico] defect (en in);
    no le veo ningún defecto a esta casa I can't see anything wrong with this house;
    siempre le saca defectos a todo he's always finding fault with everything
    defecto de fábrica manufacturing defect;
    defecto de fabricación manufacturing defect;
    defecto físico physical handicap;
    Der defecto de forma procedural error;
    defecto del habla speech impairment;
    2. [moral] fault, shortcoming;
    su único defecto es la soberbia his only fault o flaw is his pride;
    tenía el defecto de llegar siempre tarde she had the bad habit of always being late
    en su defecto loc adv
    el arzobispo o, en su defecto, el obispo oficiará la ceremonia the ceremony will be conducted by the archbishop or, in the absence of the archbishop, by the bishop;
    acuda a la embajada o, en su defecto, al consulado más cercano go to the embassy or, alternatively, to the nearest consulate
    por defecto loc adv
    1. Informát & Tec [automáticamente] by default;
    la letra que te sale por defecto es Arial the default typeface is Arial
    2. [tirando por lo bajo]
    más vale pecar por exceso que por defecto too much is better than not enough
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    m
    1 defect; moral fault
    2 INFOR default
    3
    :
    en defecto de for lack of, for want of;
    en su defecto failing that
    * * *
    1) : defect, flaw, shortcoming
    2)
    en su defecto : lacking that, in the absence of that
    * * *
    1. (en general) defect / fault
    2. (moral) fault
    3. (en ropa) flaw

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  • 4 en

    prep.
    viven en la capital they live in the capital
    tiene el dinero en el banco he keeps his money in the bank
    en la mesa/el plato on the table/plate
    en casa/el trabajo at home/work
    2 into.
    el avión cayó en el mar the plane fell into the sea
    entraron en la habitación they came/went into the room
    3 in (time) (month, year).
    nació en 1953/marzo she was born in 1953/March
    en Nochebuena on Christmas Eve
    en Navidades at Christmas
    en aquella época at that time, in those days
    en un par de días in a couple of days
    ir en tren/coche/avión/barco to go by train/car/plane/boat
    5 in (modo).
    en voz baja in a low voice
    lo dijo en inglés she said it in English
    pagar en libras to pay in pounds
    la inflación aumentó en un 10 por ciento inflation increased by 10 percent
    todo se lo gasta en ropa he spends everything on clothes
    6 in (price).
    las ganancias se calculan en millones profits are calculated in millions
    te lo dejo en 5.000 I'll let you have it for 5,000
    7 from (causa).
    lo detecté en su forma de hablar I could tell from the way he was speaking
    8 in, made of (materia).
    en seda in silk
    9 in terms of.
    lo supera en inteligencia she is more intelligent than he is
    10 on, over, upon.
    11 at, over at, in, over in.
    En ese momento ...at that moment.
    12 to.
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    en
    1 (lugar - gen) in, at
    2 (- en el interior) in, inside
    4 (año, mes, estación) in; (día) on; (época, momento) at
    7 (tema, materia) at, in
    8 (modo, manera) in
    los valores aumentaron en un 6% securities increased by 6%
    10 en + gerund upon
    en llegando el maestro, los niños se levantan upon the teacher's arrival, the children stand up
    \
    de casa en casa from house to house
    en cuanto as soon as
    en camino on the way
    * * *
    prep.
    1) in
    2) on
    3) at
    4) by
    6) into
    * * *
    PREP
    1) [indicando lugar]
    a) (=dentro de) in

    está en el cajón/en el armario — it's in the drawer/in the wardrobe

    b) (=encima de) on
    c) [con países, ciudades, calles]
    d) [con edificios]
    2) [indicando movimiento] into
    3) [indicando modo] in
    4) [indicando proporción] by
    5) [indicando tiempo]

    ayer en la mañana LAm yesterday morning

    en la mañana del accidente LAm on the morning of the accident

    6) [indicando tema, ocupación]

    Hugo en Segismundo — (Cine, Teat) Hugo as Segismundo, Hugo in the role of Segismundo

    7) [con medios de transporte] by
    8) [con cantidades] at, for
    9) [con infinitivo]
    10) [con gerundio]
    EN Como preposición de lugar, en se traduce normalmente por on, in o at. La elección de una de estas tres preposiciones depende a menudo de cómo percibe el hablante la relación espacial. He aquí unas líneas generales: Se traduce por on cuando en equivale a encima de o nos referimos a algo que se percibe como una superficie o una línea, por ejemplo una mesa, una carretera {etc}: "¿Has visto mi vestido?" - "Está en la tabla de planchar" "Have you seen my dress?" - "It's on the ironing-board" Estaban tumbados en la playa They were lying on the beach Está construyendo una casa en la colina He's building a house on the hill ... un pueblo en la costa oeste...... a village on the west coast... La gasolinera está en la carretera que va a Motril The petrol station is on the road to Motril Dibujó un león en la hoja de papel He drew a lion on the piece of paper Tiene un grano en la nariz He has a spot on his nose Lo vi en la tele I saw him on TV ► Se usa in cuando equivale a dentro de o cuando nos referimos a un espacio que se percibe como limitado (calle, montañas, etc): Tus gafas están en mi bolso Your glasses are in my bag Tienes una pestaña en el ojo You've got an eyelash in your eye Lo leí en un libro I read it in a book Se han comprado un chalet en la sierra They've bought a chalet in the mountains Viven en la calle de Serrano They live in the Calle de Serrano ► Lo traducimos por at para referirnos a un edificio cuando hablamos de la actividad que normalmente se realiza en él o cuando en indica un lugar concreto. También se traduce por at cuando en la dirección incluimos el número o el nombre de la casa: ¿Por qué no comemos en el restaurante de tu hermano? Why don't we have lunch at your brother's restaurant? Voy a pasar el día en el museo I'm going to spend the day at the museum Te espero en la parada del autobús I'll meet you at the bus-stop Vivimos en la calle Dale nº 12 We live at 12 Dale Street Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    a) (refiriéndose a ciudad, edificio)

    viven en París/en una granja/en el número diez/en un hotel — they live in Paris/on a farm/at number ten/in a hotel

    viven en la calle Goyathey live on o (BrE) in Goya Street

    nos quedamos en casawe stayed home (AmE), we stayed at home (BrE)

    b) ( dentro de) in
    c) ( sobre) on
    2) (expresando circunstancias, ambiente, medio) in
    3)
    a) (indicando tema, especialidad, cualidad)
    b) (indicando proporción, precio)

    lo vendió en $30 — he sold it for $30

    las pérdidas se calcularon en $50.000 — the losses were calculated at $50,000

    4)
    a) (indicando estado, manera) in

    en buenas/malas condiciones — in good/bad condition

    en llamas — in flames, on fire

    ir en taxi/barco — to go by taxi/by boat

    fueron en bicicleta — they cycled, they went on their bikes

    5)

    ¿lo tienen en azul? — do you have it in blue?

    en la mañana/tarde/noche — (esp AmL) in the morning/afternoon/at night

    7)
    * * *
    = in, onto, into, at, throughout.
    Ex. The first institute, 'The Catalog: Its Nature and Prospects,' was held in New York City on October 9 and 10, 1975.
    Ex. When one is in place, the depression of a lever causes it to be photographed onto the next blank space.
    Ex. The application of a classification scheme to a set of documents should result in the ordering or arranging of that set of documents into groups or classes according to their subject content.
    Ex. He also resolved to talk with Cleo Passantino, a young librarian who had been at the library for three years and with whom he had had little contact.
    Ex. Throughout this chapter the term 'document' is used to refer to any item which might be found in a library or information center or data base.
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    * en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
    * en abstracto = abstractly.
    * en abundancia = in plenty, liberally, in abundance, exuberantly, in profusion, aplenty [a-plenty], prodigiously, plentifully.
    * en activo = practising [practicing, -USA].
    * en adelante = forward [forwards].
    * en agradecimiento por = appreciative of.
    * en alerta roja = on red alert.
    * en alguna ocasión = on any one occasion.
    * en alguna parte = someplace.
    * en alguna parte de + Nombre = some way down + Nombre.
    * en algún lugar = somewhere, at some point.
    * en algún lugar (de por ahí) = somewhere out there.
    * en algún momento = somewhere along the line, sometime, at sometime, at some point, at some point in time, at one time or another.
    * en algunos casos = in some cases.
    * en algunos grupos = in some quarters.
    * en algunos grupos de la población = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sectores = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sectores de la población = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sentidos = in some respects.
    * en algunos sitios = in places.
    * en alquiler = rented.
    * en alta mar = on the open sea, offshore, on the high seas.
    * en alza = on the upswing.
    * en ambas direcciones = two-way.
    * en ambos casos = in either case, in either instance.
    * en ángulo = angled.
    * en ángulo recto = at right angles.
    * en antaño = in olden times, in olden days.
    * en antelación = anticipatory.
    * en anticipación = anticipatory.
    * en años anteriores = in prior years, in years past, in past years.
    * en apariencia = apparently, looking, seemingly, on the face of it, on the surface, ostensibly.
    * en apenas nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en apoyo a = in support of.
    * en apuros = hard-pressed, beleaguered, in deep trouble, in difficulties, if it comes to the crunch, when push comes to shove, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, in deep water, in hot water, in dire straits.
    * en aquel entonces = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time, in the course of events, during the course of events, back then, in those days.
    * en aquella época = at the time, at that time, in those days.
    * en aquellas ocasiones cuando = on occasions when.
    * en aquellos casos = in those cases.
    * en aquellos casos en los que = in those cases where.
    * en aquellos tiempos = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, in those days.
    * en aquel momento = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time.
    * en aras a = in the name of.
    * en aras de = in the interest(s) of.
    * en armonía = harmoniously, in harmony.
    * en armonía con = in harmony with, in harness with, in keeping with, in tune with, in sync with.
    * en ascuas = on tenterhooks.
    * en auge = in ascendancy, buoyant, booming, on the rise, at high tide.
    * en aumento = burgeoning, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, on the rise, heightening.
    * en aumento gradual = gradually quickening.
    * en Babia = absent-minded.
    * en balde = in vain, vainly, to no avail, of no avail.
    * en bandada = in full force.
    * en bandadas = in droves.
    * en base a = in terms of, on the grounds that/of, on the basis of.
    * en beneficio de = for the benefit of, to the benefit of.
    * en beneficio propio = to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * en bisel = angled.
    * en blanco = blankly, blank.
    * en blanco y negro = b&w (black and white).
    * en bloque = en bloc.
    * en boga = in vogue, in fashion, voguish.
    * en bolas = stark naked, in the nod, in the buff.
    * en breve = shortly, the long and (the) short of, soon [sooner -comp., soonest -sup.].
    * en broma = teasingly.
    * en buena compañía = in good company.
    * en buena condición = in good condition, in good shape, in good nick.
    * en buena forma = in good nick.
    * en buena parte = for the most part.
    * en buenas condiciones para navegar = seaworthy.
    * en buenas manos = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * en buen estado = in good condition, in good working condition, in good shape, in good nick.
    * en buen estado de funcionamiento = in good working condition.
    * en busca de quimeras = in pursuit of + windmills.
    * en búsqueda de = a quest for.
    * en cada fase = at each stage.
    * en caída = flowing.
    * en caja = boxed.
    * en caliente = in the heat of the moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * en cama = abed.
    * en cambio = by contrast, in contrast, instead, shifting, by comparison.
    * en camino = on the way.
    * en cantidad = bulk.
    * en + Cantidad + años = in + Cantidad + years' time.
    * en capilla = on tenterhooks, in suspense.
    * en carnavales = carnivalistically.
    * en carne y hueso = in the flesh.
    * en casa = in the home.
    * en casa de herrero cuchillo de palo = the cobbler's children run barefoot.
    * en casi nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en casi todos los + Nombre = in just about every + Nombre.
    * en caso de darse circunstancias ajenas a + Posesivo + control = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en caso de emergencia = in an emergency, in an emergency situation.
    * en caso de fuerza mayor = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en CD-ROM = CD-ROM-based.
    * en chirona = behind bars.
    * en ciernes = developing, budding, in the making.
    * en cierta medida = to some extent, to a certain extent, to some degree.
    * en ciertas circunstancias = in certain circumstances.
    * en ciertas ocasiones = at certain times.
    * en cierto grado = something of.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * en ciertos casos = in certain cases.
    * en cierto sentido = in several respects, to some extent, in a sense, in some respects, to some degree.
    * en circuito cerrado = looped.
    * en círcuitos de segunda categoría = in the provinces.
    * en circuitos de segundo orden = in the provinces.
    * en circumstancias difíciles = under difficult circumstances.
    * en circunstancias misteriosas = in mysterious circumstances.
    * en circunstancias normales = in the course of events, during the course of events, under normal circumstances.
    * en circusntancias normales = in the normal run of things.
    * en coche = drive.
    * en colaboración = collaborative, cooperative [co-operative], jointly, participatory, in concert, in consort, collaboratively, synergistic, synergistically, in tandem, in a tandem fashion, in partnership.
    * en colaboración con = in concert with, in consultation with, in collaboration with, in alliance with, in conjunction with, in partnership with.
    * en colaboración con, junto con, de manera conjunta con = in partnership with.
    * en color = coloured [colored, -USA], full-colour.
    * en columnas = columnar.
    * en colusión con = in collusion with, in complicity with, in connivance with.
    * en coma = comatose.
    * en combinación con = in parallel to/with, in combination with.
    * en comisión de servicios = seconded.
    * en comparación = by comparison.
    * en comparación con = against, as compared to, set against, in comparison with, in comparison to.
    * en compensación = compensatory.
    * en complicidad con = in cahoots (with), in complicity with, in complicity with, in collusion with, in connivance with.
    * en común con = in common with.
    * en conciencia = in good conscience.
    * en conclusión = in conclusion.
    * en concordancia con = in accordance with, in accord with.
    * en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
    * en condiciones = decent.
    * en condiciones de = in the position to.
    * en condiciones de igualdad = on an equal footing, on equal terms, on an equal basis.
    * en condiciones difíciles = under difficult conditions.
    * en conexión con = in respect of.
    * en confidencia = in confidence.
    * en conflicto (con) = in conflict (with).
    * en conformidad con = in conformity with, in keeping with.
    * en conjunción con = in conjunction with, in tandem with.
    * en conjunto = altogether, on balance, bulk, all in all, overall, overall.
    * en conmemoración de = in celebration of, commemorative.
    * en connivencia = colluding.
    * en connivencia con = in collusion with, in cahoots (with), in complicity with, in connivance with.
    * en consecuencia = accordingly, consequently, hence, in consequence, as a consequence (of), it follows that, on this basis, on that basis, in doing so.
    * en consecuencia lógica = by implication.
    * en consideración = under consideration.
    * en consideración a = for the sake of, out of consideration for, out of respect for.
    * en consonacia con = in line with.
    * en consonancia con = in concert with, in keeping with, in step with, in tune with, in consonance with.
    * en constante cambio = ever-changing [ever changing], ever-fluid, on the move, fast changing [fast-changing], ever-shifting.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the move, on the go.
    * en construcción = under development, under construction.
    * en contacto = in communication.
    * en contacto con la realidad = in touch with + reality.
    * en contadas ocasiones = rarely, seldom, on rare occasions.
    * en contenedor = containerised [containerized, -USA].
    * en continua expansión = expanding.
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting, ever-changing [ever changing], ever-shifting.
    * en contra = counterpoint, against.
    * en contra de la guerra = antiwar [anti-war].
    * en contra de la opinión general = contrary to popular belief.
    * en contra de la raza blanca = anti-white [antiwhite].
    * en contra de la raza negra = antiblack [anti-black].
    * en contra de las circunstancias = against circumstances.
    * en contra de las instituciones = anti-establishment.
    * en contra del gobierno = anti-government.
    * en contraposición a = as opposed to, in contrast (to/with), in contradistinction to.
    * en contraste con = in contrast (to/with).
    * en contravención de = in contravention of.
    * en contubernio (con) = in cahoots (with).
    * en cooperación = cooperative [co-operative].
    * en cooperación con = in cooperation with.
    * en cooperativa = cooperatively [co-operatively].
    * en costras = caked.
    * en crisis = depressed, crisis-ridden, on the rocks.
    * en cuadernillo = in booklet form.
    * en cualquier caso = for that matter, in any event, in any case, in either case.
    * en cualquier domingo = on any given Sunday.
    * en cualquier lugar = everywhere, anywhere.
    * en cualquier momento = anytime, at any one time, at any point, at any point in time, at any time, at any moment, at any given point, at any moment in time, at any given moment, momentarily, on any given Sunday.
    * en cualquier momento en el futuro = at some stage.
    * en cualquier orden = either way round.
    * en cualquier otra circunstancia = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otra parte = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otra situación = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otro lugar = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otro momento = some other time.
    * en cualquier otro sitio = anywhere else.
    * en cualquier parte = anywhere, everywhere.
    * en cualquier sitio = everywhere, anywhere.
    * en cualquier situación = in any given situation.
    * en + Cuantificador + aspectos = in + Cuantificador + respects.
    * en + Cuantificador + sentidos = in + Cuantificador + respects.
    * en cuanto a = as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, as regards, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to, moving on to.
    * en cuanto a él = as for him.
    * en cuanto a ella = as for her.
    * en cuanto a ellos = as for them.
    * en cuanto a los hechos = factually.
    * en cuanto a mí = as for me.
    * en cuanto a nosotros = as for us.
    * en cuanto a ti = as for you.
    * en cuanto a usted = as for you.
    * en cuanto a vosotros = as for you.
    * en cuanto + nacer = at birth.
    * en cuanto que = in that.
    * en cuarto lugar = fourthly.
    * en cuatro niveles = quadraplaner.
    * en cuclicllas = in a squatting position.
    * en cuclillas = squat, in a squat position, in a crouching position.
    * en cueros = in the buff, in the nod, stark naked.
    * en cuestión = at hand, concerned, in hand, individual, at issue, of concern.
    * en cuestión de minutos = within minutes, in a matter of minutes.
    * en cuestión de segundos = within seconds, in a matter of seconds.
    * en cuestión de + Tiempo = in a matter of + Tiempo, within a matter of + Tiempo.
    * en cuestiones de = in matters of.
    * en cumplimiento con = in line with, in compliance with.
    * en cursiva = in italic type.
    * en curso = in process, underway [under way], in progress, ongoing [on-going], afoot, current, under preparation.
    * en curso de = in course of.
    * en cuyo caso = in which case.
    * en danza = on the run.
    * en decadencia = bankrupt.
    * en defensa propia = in self-defence.
    * en definitiva = in all, all in all, in the last analysis, in the final analysis, all things considered.
    * en definitiva, bien mirado, bien considerado = all things considered.
    * en demanda = in-demand.
    * en demasía = excess, to excess, excessively.
    * en desacuerdo = disapproving, at odds.
    * en desacuerdo con = at odds with.
    * en desarmonía con = out of tune with, out of keeping with.
    * en desarrollo = evolving, under development.
    * en descomposición = decaying, putrefying.
    * en desesperación = despairing, in despair.
    * en desuso = obsolete, disused.
    * en detalle = at length.
    * en deterioro = deteriorating, crumbling, decaying, dilapidated, disintegrating.
    * en determinadas ocasiones = sometimes, on particular occasions.
    * en detrimento de = to the detriment of, to + Posesivo + detriment, to the neglect of.
    * en diagonal = herringbone.
    * en días alternos = every other day.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferente medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en diferentes ocasiones = at different times, at various times.
    * en dificultades = stranded.
    * en dinero = monetised [monetized, -pl.].
    * en dirección de la proa = abaft.
    * en dirección este = eastward(s), eastbound.
    * en dirección norte = northbound.
    * en dirección oeste = westbound, westward(s).
    * en dirección sur = southward(s), southbound.
    * en disco = ondisc.
    * en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.
    * en + Distancia + a la redonda = within + Distancia.
    * en distinta medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en distintas ocasiones = at different times, at various times, on several occasions.
    * en distinto grado = in varying measures, differing, to varying degrees.
    * en distintos formatos = multiform.
    * en distintos momentos = at different times, at various times.
    * en diversas lenguas = multilingually.
    * en diversas ocasiones = on several occasions.
    * en diverso grado = to varying extents, to varying degrees.
    * en diversos formatos = multiform.
    * en donde = where, wherein.
    * en dos años = over a two-year period.
    * en dos lenguas = bilingually.
    * en dos niveles = split-level.
    * en dos palabras = in a nutshell, in a nutshell.
    * en dos volúmenes = two-volume.
    * en duda = in doubt.
    * en edad de trabajar = working-age.
    * en efecto = to all intents and purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * en ejercicio = incumbent, practising [practicing, -USA].
    * en el abandono = in the wilderness.
    * en el acto = ipso facto, outright, on the spot, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], at the drop of a hat.
    * en el aire = in mid-air, airborne.
    * en el ámbito de = in the realm of.
    * en el año catapún = in the dim and distant past.
    * en el año del Señor = in the year of our Lord.
    * en el año entrante = in the coming year.
    * en el año próximo = in the coming year.
    * en el año venidero = in the coming year.
    * en el área de + Lugar = Lugar + area.
    * en el asiento de atrás = in the back seat.
    * en el asiento trasero = in the back seat.
    * en el aula de clase = classroom-based.
    * en el banquillo = on the bench.
    * en el blanco de mira = in the spotlight, in the crosshairs.
    * en el camino = along the way, en route, in the process.
    * en el campo de = in the realm of, in the field of.
    * en el campus universitario = campus-based.
    * en el candelero = in the spotlight.
    * en el cargo = in the saddle, in office.
    * en el caso de = for, in association with, in the case of, in the event of, in case of, in the context of.
    * en (el) caso de que = in the event that, should, in case.
    * en el caso poco probable de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el centro de = at the heart of.
    * en el cine = at the movies.
    * en el clima actual de = in the present climate of.
    * en el contexto de = in the realm of.
    * en el culo = in the bottom.
    * en el culo del mundo = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el curso de la historia = in the course of history.
    * en el curso normal de = in the mainstream of.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas, en el curso normal de los acontecimientos, = in the normal run of things.
    * en el curso normal de los acontecimientos = in the normal run of events, in the normal run of things.
    * en el desierto = in the wilderness.
    * en el detalle = in detail.
    * en el día a día = in the day to day, in the trenches.
    * en el dique seco = in dry dock, in the wilderness.
    * en el eje = at the core (of).
    * en el entorno de = in the realm of.
    * en el escenario = on stage.
    * en el escenario mundial = on the world stage.
    * en el espacio = spatially.
    * en el estricto sentido de la palabra = strictly speaking.
    * en el estudio = at study, at study.
    * en el extranjero = abroad, overseas, offshore.
    * en el extremo opuesto = at the far end.
    * en el fin de semana = over the weekend, over the weekend, at the weekend.
    * en el foco de atención = in the spotlight.
    * en el fondo = at heart, deep down, in the back of + Posesivo + mind, in the back of + Posesivo + head, at the back of + Posesivo + head, bottom line, the, in the bottom.
    * en el fondo de = at the root of.
    * en el futuro = Número + Tiempo + ahead, down the road, in future, in time(s) to come, at + future date, in (the) years to come, at some future time, in the years to come, in the years ahead, in years to come, at some future point, in the future, for future reference, for the years to come.
    * en el futuro a largo plazo = in the long-term future.
    * en el futuro cercano = in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro inmediato = in the offing, in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro lejano = further in the future.
    * en el haber de Uno = under + Posesivo + belt.
    * en el horario de trabajo = on company time.
    * en el horizonte = on the horizon.
    * en el hospital = at the bedside.
    * en el improbable caso de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el instante en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el ínterin = in the interim, in the intervening years, in the intervening period, ad interim.
    * en el juego = at play.
    * en el lado negativo = on the debit side, on the negative side, on the downside.
    * en el lado positivo = on the credit side, on the positive side, on the plus side, on the bright side.
    * en ello = therein, thereupon [thereon].
    * en el lugar del accidente = at the scene, at the scene of the accident.
    * en el lugar de los hechos = at the scene.
    * en el mandato = in office.
    * en el mando = at the wheel.
    * en el mar = at sea.
    * en el marco de = within the ambit of, within the bounds of.
    * en el más allá = dead and gone.
    * en el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * en el mejor de los casos = at best, at most, ideally, in the best of circumstances, the best case scenario, at the most, at the best of times, at the very best.
    * en el mejor momento de Uno = at + Posesivo + (very) best.
    * en el mismo centro (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * en el mismo número de años = in as many years.
    * en el mismo orden que = in sync with.
    * en el momento = on the spot.
    * en el momento actual = in this day and age, at the present time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * en el momento de = at the time (that/of).
    * en el momento de escribir estas líneas = at the time of writing.
    * en el momento de la impresión = at the time of going to print.
    * en el momento en que se necesita = at the point-of-need, at the point of use, point of use.
    * en el momento en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el momento justo = on cue.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el momento oportuno = at the right time, not a moment too soon, not a minute too soon.
    * en el momento peor de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el mundo = on the face of the earth, on the world stage.
    * en el mundo antiguo = in antiquity.
    * en el mundo entero = all over the world, worldwide [world-wide], all around the world, throughout the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * en el mundo que nos rodea = out there.
    * en el nivel básico = at grass roots level.
    * en el nivel intermedio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el nivel medio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el norte del estado = upstate.
    * en el núcleo = at the core (of).
    * en el ocaso = over the hill.
    * en el ojo del huracán = in the eye of the storm, in the eye of the hurricane.
    * en el orden del día = on the agenda.
    * en el origen (de) = in the early days (of).
    * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum, at the other extreme.
    * en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
    * en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = be a case of the blind leading the blind.
    * en el pasado = in the past, in past eras, at some point in the past, in years gone by, in days gone by, in former times.
    * en el pasado remoto = in the dim and distant past.
    * en el peor de los casos = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case.
    * en el período penoso de = in the throes of.
    * en el período previo a = in the run up to, during the run up to.
    * en el piso de abajo = downstairs.
    * en el piso de arriba = upstairs.
    * en el poder = in office.
    * en el primer caso = in the former case.
    * en el proceso = in the process.
    * en el propio campus universitario = campus-based.
    * en el propio cortijo = on-farm.
    * en el próximo año = in the year ahead, in the coming year.
    * en el puesto de dirección = in the hot seat.
    * en el punto álgido de = at the height of.
    * en el punto de mira = in the spotlight, in the crosshairs.
    * en el que = wherein.
    * en el que se puede buscar = searchable.
    * en el quinto coño = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el quinto pino = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el quirófano = under the knife.
    * en el resto = everywhere else.
    * en el resto de = elsewhere.
    * en el seguimiento de = in the pursuit of.
    * en el segundo caso = in the latter case.
    * en el seno de = within, among.
    * en el sentido de las agujas del reloj = clockwise.
    * en el sentido de que = in the sense that, along the lines that, in that.
    * en el sentido más amplio = in the broadest sense, in the widest sense.
    * en el sentido más general = in the broadest sense.
    * en el sentido que = in which.
    * en el timón = in the saddle.
    * en el trabajo = on-the-job, at work.
    * en el transcurso de = throughout the course of, throughout the course of, in the course of, during the course of, over the course of, throughout.
    * en el transcurso de algunos años = over a period of years.
    * en el transcurso de la historia = in the course of history.
    * en el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * en el transcurso normal de + Posesivo + vida(s) = in the normal course of + Posesivo + life/lives.
    * en el trasfondo de = at the root of.
    * en el último caso = in the latter case.
    * en el último minuto = last minute [last-minute], at the last minute.
    * en el último momento = at the eleventh hour, at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last, at the last minute.
    * en el umbral de = on the threshold of.
    * en el vuelo = in-flight.
    * en entrante = recessed.
    * en entredicho = under challenge.
    * en episodios = episodic.
    * en época de carnaval = carnivalistically.
    * en época de feria = carnivalistically.
    * en época de paz = in peacetime, during peacetime.
    * en épocas anteriores = in former times, in past eras.
    * en épocas de = in times of.
    * en épocas de guerra = in time(s) of war.
    * en épocas de paz = in time(s) of peace.
    * en épocas de prosperidad económica = in affluent times.
    * en épocas difíciles = in times of need.
    * en épocas pasadas = in past ages.
    * en escamas = flaky.
    * en ese caso = in that case.
    * en ese mismo instante = at that very moment.
    * en ese mismo momento = at that very moment.
    * en ese momento = at that point, at this point, at that time, just then, at that point in time.
    * en esencia = in essence, essentially.
    * en ese sentido = on that score, to that effect.
    * en esos casos = in those cases.
    * en espacios cerrados = indoors.
    * en especial = especially (specially), notably, specially (especially).
    * en especie = in kind.
    * en espera = on hold.
    * en espiga = herringbone.
    * en esta coyuntura = at this juncture.
    * en estado = pregnant, in the family way.
    * en estado de abandono = decaying, dilapidated, dilapidated.
    * en estado de alerta = on alert.
    * en estado de alerta, de guardia = on standby.
    * en estado de buena esperanza = pregnant, in the family way.
    * en estado de cambio = in a state of flux.
    * en estado de descomposición = decaying.
    * en estado de deterioro = decaying, dilapidated.
    * en estado de reserva = on standby.
    * en estado de reserva, en estado de alerta, de guardia = on standby.
    * en estado de sitio = in a state of siege, under siege.
    * en estado embrionario = embryo, embryonic, in embryonic stage, in embryo, in the embryo stage.
    * en esta época del año = around this time of year.
    * en esta ocasión = on this occasion.
    * en estas circunstancias = under these circumstances.
    * en esta situación = at this juncture.
    * en este caso = in this case.
    * en este contexto = against this background.
    * en este documento = herein, herewith, hereto.
    * en este extremo = to this extent.
    * en este grado = to this extent.
    * en este mismo sentido = along the same lines.
    * en este momento = at this point, at this stage, at this juncture, at this time, at this moment in time, right now.
    * en este período = in the course of events, during the course of events.
    * en este sentido = along these lines, in this connection, in this direction, in this sense, in this vein, in this spirit, in this regard, in this effort, in that spirit, on this score, to that effect.
    * en estos casos = in these cases.
    * en estos días = today, these days.
    * en estos tiempos = in these times, in this day and age.
    * en estrecha colaboración = in close collaboration.
    * en estrecha colaboración con = hand-in-glove with.
    * en estuche = boxed.
    * en excelente estado = in tip-top condition, in tip-top form.
    * en excelentes condiciones = in tip-top condition, in tip-top form.
    * en exceso = overflow, overflowing, excessively, excess, to excess.
    * en exclusiva = exclusively.
    * en existencia = in existence.
    * en expansión = expanded.
    * en exposición = on exhibit, on show, on display.
    * en + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal, come + Expresión Temporal.
    * en extensión = in length.
    * en extenso = at length, in full.
    * en extremo = no end, to no end.
    * en fase terminal = terminally ill.
    * en favor de = in favour of.
    * en flor = in full blossom, in blossom.
    * en forma = fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], toned.
    * en forma de = in the form of, in the shape of.
    * en forma de A = A-shaped.
    * en forma de arco = arched, bowed.
    * en forma de capa = cape-like.
    * en forma de cruz = cross-shaped.
    * en forma de cuadrado = square-shaped.
    * en forma de cuña = wedge-shaped.
    * en forma de cúpula = dome-shaped, domed.
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * en forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * en forma de L = L-shaped.
    * en forma de libro = in book form.
    * en forma de medialuna = crescent-shaped.
    * en forma de parásito = parasitically.
    * en forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * en forma de pirámide = pyramidal-shaped.
    * en forma de trompeta = trumpet-shaped.
    * en forma de U = U-shaped.
    * en forma de V = V-shaped.
    * en forma física = physically fit.
    * en forma física y mental = physically and mentally fit.
    * en forma ovalada = oval-shaped.
    * en forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * en formato de libro moderno = in codex form.
    * en formato digital = digitally.
    * en formato electrónico = in electronic form.
    * en formato MARC = in MARC form.
    * en formato papel = paper-based, in hard copy.
    * en frente = ahead, in front.
    * en frente de = in front of.
    * en funcionamiento = in operation.
    * en función de = according to, as a function of, depending on/upon.
    * en general = at large, by and large, for the most part, generally, in general, in the main, on balance, on the whole, overall, all in all, broadly, as a whole, generally speaking.
    * en germinación = budding.
    * en gestación = in the making.
    * en grado mínimo = minimally.
    * en gran cantidad = prodigiously.
    * en grandes cantidades = en masse, in good number, in record numbers, in bulk.
    * en grandes números = in record numbers.
    * en gran formato = oversize, oversized.
    * en gran medida = broadly, by and large, extensively, greatly, heavily, largely, to a considerable extent, to a high degree, to a large extent, tremendously, vastly, very much, keenly, in no small way, to any great degree, in many ways, in large part, in large measure, in no small measure, to a great extent, to a large degree, to a great degree.
    * en gran número = numerously.
    * en gran parte
    * * *
    a) (refiriéndose a ciudad, edificio)

    viven en París/en una granja/en el número diez/en un hotel — they live in Paris/on a farm/at number ten/in a hotel

    viven en la calle Goyathey live on o (BrE) in Goya Street

    nos quedamos en casawe stayed home (AmE), we stayed at home (BrE)

    b) ( dentro de) in
    c) ( sobre) on
    2) (expresando circunstancias, ambiente, medio) in
    3)
    a) (indicando tema, especialidad, cualidad)
    b) (indicando proporción, precio)

    lo vendió en $30 — he sold it for $30

    las pérdidas se calcularon en $50.000 — the losses were calculated at $50,000

    4)
    a) (indicando estado, manera) in

    en buenas/malas condiciones — in good/bad condition

    en llamas — in flames, on fire

    ir en taxi/barco — to go by taxi/by boat

    fueron en bicicleta — they cycled, they went on their bikes

    5)

    ¿lo tienen en azul? — do you have it in blue?

    en la mañana/tarde/noche — (esp AmL) in the morning/afternoon/at night

    7)
    * * *
    = in, onto, into, at, throughout.

    Ex: The first institute, 'The Catalog: Its Nature and Prospects,' was held in New York City on October 9 and 10, 1975.

    Ex: When one is in place, the depression of a lever causes it to be photographed onto the next blank space.
    Ex: The application of a classification scheme to a set of documents should result in the ordering or arranging of that set of documents into groups or classes according to their subject content.
    Ex: He also resolved to talk with Cleo Passantino, a young librarian who had been at the library for three years and with whom he had had little contact.
    Ex: Throughout this chapter the term 'document' is used to refer to any item which might be found in a library or information center or data base.
    * en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
    * en abstracto = abstractly.
    * en abundancia = in plenty, liberally, in abundance, exuberantly, in profusion, aplenty [a-plenty], prodigiously, plentifully.
    * en activo = practising [practicing, -USA].
    * en adelante = forward [forwards].
    * en agradecimiento por = appreciative of.
    * en alerta roja = on red alert.
    * en alguna ocasión = on any one occasion.
    * en alguna parte = someplace.
    * en alguna parte de + Nombre = some way down + Nombre.
    * en algún lugar = somewhere, at some point.
    * en algún lugar (de por ahí) = somewhere out there.
    * en algún momento = somewhere along the line, sometime, at sometime, at some point, at some point in time, at one time or another.
    * en algunos casos = in some cases.
    * en algunos grupos = in some quarters.
    * en algunos grupos de la población = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sectores = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sectores de la población = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sentidos = in some respects.
    * en algunos sitios = in places.
    * en alquiler = rented.
    * en alta mar = on the open sea, offshore, on the high seas.
    * en alza = on the upswing.
    * en ambas direcciones = two-way.
    * en ambos casos = in either case, in either instance.
    * en ángulo = angled.
    * en ángulo recto = at right angles.
    * en antaño = in olden times, in olden days.
    * en antelación = anticipatory.
    * en anticipación = anticipatory.
    * en años anteriores = in prior years, in years past, in past years.
    * en apariencia = apparently, looking, seemingly, on the face of it, on the surface, ostensibly.
    * en apenas nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en apoyo a = in support of.
    * en apuros = hard-pressed, beleaguered, in deep trouble, in difficulties, if it comes to the crunch, when push comes to shove, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, in deep water, in hot water, in dire straits.
    * en aquel entonces = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time, in the course of events, during the course of events, back then, in those days.
    * en aquella época = at the time, at that time, in those days.
    * en aquellas ocasiones cuando = on occasions when.
    * en aquellos casos = in those cases.
    * en aquellos casos en los que = in those cases where.
    * en aquellos tiempos = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, in those days.
    * en aquel momento = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time.
    * en aras a = in the name of.
    * en aras de = in the interest(s) of.
    * en armonía = harmoniously, in harmony.
    * en armonía con = in harmony with, in harness with, in keeping with, in tune with, in sync with.
    * en ascuas = on tenterhooks.
    * en auge = in ascendancy, buoyant, booming, on the rise, at high tide.
    * en aumento = burgeoning, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, on the rise, heightening.
    * en aumento gradual = gradually quickening.
    * en Babia = absent-minded.
    * en balde = in vain, vainly, to no avail, of no avail.
    * en bandada = in full force.
    * en bandadas = in droves.
    * en base a = in terms of, on the grounds that/of, on the basis of.
    * en beneficio de = for the benefit of, to the benefit of.
    * en beneficio propio = to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * en bisel = angled.
    * en blanco = blankly, blank.
    * en blanco y negro = b&w (black and white).
    * en bloque = en bloc.
    * en boga = in vogue, in fashion, voguish.
    * en bolas = stark naked, in the nod, in the buff.
    * en breve = shortly, the long and (the) short of, soon [sooner -comp., soonest -sup.].
    * en broma = teasingly.
    * en buena compañía = in good company.
    * en buena condición = in good condition, in good shape, in good nick.
    * en buena forma = in good nick.
    * en buena parte = for the most part.
    * en buenas condiciones para navegar = seaworthy.
    * en buenas manos = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * en buen estado = in good condition, in good working condition, in good shape, in good nick.
    * en buen estado de funcionamiento = in good working condition.
    * en busca de quimeras = in pursuit of + windmills.
    * en búsqueda de = a quest for.
    * en cada fase = at each stage.
    * en caída = flowing.
    * en caja = boxed.
    * en caliente = in the heat of the moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * en cama = abed.
    * en cambio = by contrast, in contrast, instead, shifting, by comparison.
    * en camino = on the way.
    * en cantidad = bulk.
    * en + Cantidad + años = in + Cantidad + years' time.
    * en capilla = on tenterhooks, in suspense.
    * en carnavales = carnivalistically.
    * en carne y hueso = in the flesh.
    * en casa = in the home.
    * en casa de herrero cuchillo de palo = the cobbler's children run barefoot.
    * en casi nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en casi todos los + Nombre = in just about every + Nombre.
    * en caso de darse circunstancias ajenas a + Posesivo + control = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en caso de emergencia = in an emergency, in an emergency situation.
    * en caso de fuerza mayor = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en CD-ROM = CD-ROM-based.
    * en chirona = behind bars.
    * en ciernes = developing, budding, in the making.
    * en cierta medida = to some extent, to a certain extent, to some degree.
    * en ciertas circunstancias = in certain circumstances.
    * en ciertas ocasiones = at certain times.
    * en cierto grado = something of.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * en ciertos casos = in certain cases.
    * en cierto sentido = in several respects, to some extent, in a sense, in some respects, to some degree.
    * en circuito cerrado = looped.
    * en círcuitos de segunda categoría = in the provinces.
    * en circuitos de segundo orden = in the provinces.
    * en circumstancias difíciles = under difficult circumstances.
    * en circunstancias misteriosas = in mysterious circumstances.
    * en circunstancias normales = in the course of events, during the course of events, under normal circumstances.
    * en circusntancias normales = in the normal run of things.
    * en coche = drive.
    * en colaboración = collaborative, cooperative [co-operative], jointly, participatory, in concert, in consort, collaboratively, synergistic, synergistically, in tandem, in a tandem fashion, in partnership.
    * en colaboración con = in concert with, in consultation with, in collaboration with, in alliance with, in conjunction with, in partnership with.
    * en colaboración con, junto con, de manera conjunta con = in partnership with.
    * en color = coloured [colored, -USA], full-colour.
    * en columnas = columnar.
    * en colusión con = in collusion with, in complicity with, in connivance with.
    * en coma = comatose.
    * en combinación con = in parallel to/with, in combination with.
    * en comisión de servicios = seconded.
    * en comparación = by comparison.
    * en comparación con = against, as compared to, set against, in comparison with, in comparison to.
    * en compensación = compensatory.
    * en complicidad con = in cahoots (with), in complicity with, in complicity with, in collusion with, in connivance with.
    * en común con = in common with.
    * en conciencia = in good conscience.
    * en conclusión = in conclusion.
    * en concordancia con = in accordance with, in accord with.
    * en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
    * en condiciones = decent.
    * en condiciones de = in the position to.
    * en condiciones de igualdad = on an equal footing, on equal terms, on an equal basis.
    * en condiciones difíciles = under difficult conditions.
    * en conexión con = in respect of.
    * en confidencia = in confidence.
    * en conflicto (con) = in conflict (with).
    * en conformidad con = in conformity with, in keeping with.
    * en conjunción con = in conjunction with, in tandem with.
    * en conjunto = altogether, on balance, bulk, all in all, overall, overall.
    * en conmemoración de = in celebration of, commemorative.
    * en connivencia = colluding.
    * en connivencia con = in collusion with, in cahoots (with), in complicity with, in connivance with.
    * en consecuencia = accordingly, consequently, hence, in consequence, as a consequence (of), it follows that, on this basis, on that basis, in doing so.
    * en consecuencia lógica = by implication.
    * en consideración = under consideration.
    * en consideración a = for the sake of, out of consideration for, out of respect for.
    * en consonacia con = in line with.
    * en consonancia con = in concert with, in keeping with, in step with, in tune with, in consonance with.
    * en constante cambio = ever-changing [ever changing], ever-fluid, on the move, fast changing [fast-changing], ever-shifting.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the move, on the go.
    * en construcción = under development, under construction.
    * en contacto = in communication.
    * en contacto con la realidad = in touch with + reality.
    * en contadas ocasiones = rarely, seldom, on rare occasions.
    * en contenedor = containerised [containerized, -USA].
    * en continua expansión = expanding.
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting, ever-changing [ever changing], ever-shifting.
    * en contra = counterpoint, against.
    * en contra de la guerra = antiwar [anti-war].
    * en contra de la opinión general = contrary to popular belief.
    * en contra de la raza blanca = anti-white [antiwhite].
    * en contra de la raza negra = antiblack [anti-black].
    * en contra de las circunstancias = against circumstances.
    * en contra de las instituciones = anti-establishment.
    * en contra del gobierno = anti-government.
    * en contraposición a = as opposed to, in contrast (to/with), in contradistinction to.
    * en contraste con = in contrast (to/with).
    * en contravención de = in contravention of.
    * en contubernio (con) = in cahoots (with).
    * en cooperación = cooperative [co-operative].
    * en cooperación con = in cooperation with.
    * en cooperativa = cooperatively [co-operatively].
    * en costras = caked.
    * en crisis = depressed, crisis-ridden, on the rocks.
    * en cuadernillo = in booklet form.
    * en cualquier caso = for that matter, in any event, in any case, in either case.
    * en cualquier domingo = on any given Sunday.
    * en cualquier lugar = everywhere, anywhere.
    * en cualquier momento = anytime, at any one time, at any point, at any point in time, at any time, at any moment, at any given point, at any moment in time, at any given moment, momentarily, on any given Sunday.
    * en cualquier momento en el futuro = at some stage.
    * en cualquier orden = either way round.
    * en cualquier otra circunstancia = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otra parte = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otra situación = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otro lugar = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otro momento = some other time.
    * en cualquier otro sitio = anywhere else.
    * en cualquier parte = anywhere, everywhere.
    * en cualquier sitio = everywhere, anywhere.
    * en cualquier situación = in any given situation.
    * en + Cuantificador + aspectos = in + Cuantificador + respects.
    * en + Cuantificador + sentidos = in + Cuantificador + respects.
    * en cuanto a = as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, as regards, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to, moving on to.
    * en cuanto a él = as for him.
    * en cuanto a ella = as for her.
    * en cuanto a ellos = as for them.
    * en cuanto a los hechos = factually.
    * en cuanto a mí = as for me.
    * en cuanto a nosotros = as for us.
    * en cuanto a ti = as for you.
    * en cuanto a usted = as for you.
    * en cuanto a vosotros = as for you.
    * en cuanto + nacer = at birth.
    * en cuanto que = in that.
    * en cuarto lugar = fourthly.
    * en cuatro niveles = quadraplaner.
    * en cuclicllas = in a squatting position.
    * en cuclillas = squat, in a squat position, in a crouching position.
    * en cueros = in the buff, in the nod, stark naked.
    * en cuestión = at hand, concerned, in hand, individual, at issue, of concern.
    * en cuestión de minutos = within minutes, in a matter of minutes.
    * en cuestión de segundos = within seconds, in a matter of seconds.
    * en cuestión de + Tiempo = in a matter of + Tiempo, within a matter of + Tiempo.
    * en cuestiones de = in matters of.
    * en cumplimiento con = in line with, in compliance with.
    * en cursiva = in italic type.
    * en curso = in process, underway [under way], in progress, ongoing [on-going], afoot, current, under preparation.
    * en curso de = in course of.
    * en cuyo caso = in which case.
    * en danza = on the run.
    * en decadencia = bankrupt.
    * en defensa propia = in self-defence.
    * en definitiva = in all, all in all, in the last analysis, in the final analysis, all things considered.
    * en definitiva, bien mirado, bien considerado = all things considered.
    * en demanda = in-demand.
    * en demasía = excess, to excess, excessively.
    * en desacuerdo = disapproving, at odds.
    * en desacuerdo con = at odds with.
    * en desarmonía con = out of tune with, out of keeping with.
    * en desarrollo = evolving, under development.
    * en descomposición = decaying, putrefying.
    * en desesperación = despairing, in despair.
    * en desuso = obsolete, disused.
    * en detalle = at length.
    * en deterioro = deteriorating, crumbling, decaying, dilapidated, disintegrating.
    * en determinadas ocasiones = sometimes, on particular occasions.
    * en detrimento de = to the detriment of, to + Posesivo + detriment, to the neglect of.
    * en diagonal = herringbone.
    * en días alternos = every other day.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferente medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en diferentes ocasiones = at different times, at various times.
    * en dificultades = stranded.
    * en dinero = monetised [monetized, -pl.].
    * en dirección de la proa = abaft.
    * en dirección este = eastward(s), eastbound.
    * en dirección norte = northbound.
    * en dirección oeste = westbound, westward(s).
    * en dirección sur = southward(s), southbound.
    * en disco = ondisc.
    * en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.
    * en + Distancia + a la redonda = within + Distancia.
    * en distinta medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en distintas ocasiones = at different times, at various times, on several occasions.
    * en distinto grado = in varying measures, differing, to varying degrees.
    * en distintos formatos = multiform.
    * en distintos momentos = at different times, at various times.
    * en diversas lenguas = multilingually.
    * en diversas ocasiones = on several occasions.
    * en diverso grado = to varying extents, to varying degrees.
    * en diversos formatos = multiform.
    * en donde = where, wherein.
    * en dos años = over a two-year period.
    * en dos lenguas = bilingually.
    * en dos niveles = split-level.
    * en dos palabras = in a nutshell, in a nutshell.
    * en dos volúmenes = two-volume.
    * en duda = in doubt.
    * en edad de trabajar = working-age.
    * en efecto = to all intents and purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * en ejercicio = incumbent, practising [practicing, -USA].
    * en el abandono = in the wilderness.
    * en el acto = ipso facto, outright, on the spot, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], at the drop of a hat.
    * en el aire = in mid-air, airborne.
    * en el ámbito de = in the realm of.
    * en el año catapún = in the dim and distant past.
    * en el año del Señor = in the year of our Lord.
    * en el año entrante = in the coming year.
    * en el año próximo = in the coming year.
    * en el año venidero = in the coming year.
    * en el área de + Lugar = Lugar + area.
    * en el asiento de atrás = in the back seat.
    * en el asiento trasero = in the back seat.
    * en el aula de clase = classroom-based.
    * en el banquillo = on the bench.
    * en el blanco de mira = in the spotlight, in the crosshairs.
    * en el camino = along the way, en route, in the process.
    * en el campo de = in the realm of, in the field of.
    * en el campus universitario = campus-based.
    * en el candelero = in the spotlight.
    * en el cargo = in the saddle, in office.
    * en el caso de = for, in association with, in the case of, in the event of, in case of, in the context of.
    * en (el) caso de que = in the event that, should, in case.
    * en el caso poco probable de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el centro de = at the heart of.
    * en el cine = at the movies.
    * en el clima actual de = in the present climate of.
    * en el contexto de = in the realm of.
    * en el culo = in the bottom.
    * en el culo del mundo = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el curso de la historia = in the course of history.
    * en el curso normal de = in the mainstream of.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas, en el curso normal de los acontecimientos, = in the normal run of things.
    * en el curso normal de los acontecimientos = in the normal run of events, in the normal run of things.
    * en el desierto = in the wilderness.
    * en el detalle = in detail.
    * en el día a día = in the day to day, in the trenches.
    * en el dique seco = in dry dock, in the wilderness.
    * en el eje = at the core (of).
    * en el entorno de = in the realm of.
    * en el escenario = on stage.
    * en el escenario mundial = on the world stage.
    * en el espacio = spatially.
    * en el estricto sentido de la palabra = strictly speaking.
    * en el estudio = at study, at study.
    * en el extranjero = abroad, overseas, offshore.
    * en el extremo opuesto = at the far end.
    * en el fin de semana = over the weekend, over the weekend, at the weekend.
    * en el foco de atención = in the spotlight.
    * en el fondo = at heart, deep down, in the back of + Posesivo + mind, in the back of + Posesivo + head, at the back of + Posesivo + head, bottom line, the, in the bottom.
    * en el fondo de = at the root of.
    * en el futuro = Número + Tiempo + ahead, down the road, in future, in time(s) to come, at + future date, in (the) years to come, at some future time, in the years to come, in the years ahead, in years to come, at some future point, in the future, for future reference, for the years to come.
    * en el futuro a largo plazo = in the long-term future.
    * en el futuro cercano = in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro inmediato = in the offing, in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro lejano = further in the future.
    * en el haber de Uno = under + Posesivo + belt.
    * en el horario de trabajo = on company time.
    * en el horizonte = on the horizon.
    * en el hospital = at the bedside.
    * en el improbable caso de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el instante en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el ínterin = in the interim, in the intervening years, in the intervening period, ad interim.
    * en el juego = at play.
    * en el lado negativo = on the debit side, on the negative side, on the downside.
    * en el lado positivo = on the credit side, on the positive side, on the plus side, on the bright side.
    * en ello = therein, thereupon [thereon].
    * en el lugar del accidente = at the scene, at the scene of the accident.
    * en el lugar de los hechos = at the scene.
    * en el mandato = in office.
    * en el mando = at the wheel.
    * en el mar = at sea.
    * en el marco de = within the ambit of, within the bounds of.
    * en el más allá = dead and gone.
    * en el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * en el mejor de los casos = at best, at most, ideally, in the best of circumstances, the best case scenario, at the most, at the best of times, at the very best.
    * en el mejor momento de Uno = at + Posesivo + (very) best.
    * en el mismo centro (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * en el mismo número de años = in as many years.
    * en el mismo orden que = in sync with.
    * en el momento = on the spot.
    * en el momento actual = in this day and age, at the present time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * en el momento de = at the time (that/of).
    * en el momento de escribir estas líneas = at the time of writing.
    * en el momento de la impresión = at the time of going to print.
    * en el momento en que se necesita = at the point-of-need, at the point of use, point of use.
    * en el momento en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el momento justo = on cue.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el momento oportuno = at the right time, not a moment too soon, not a minute too soon.
    * en el momento peor de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el mundo = on the face of the earth, on the world stage.
    * en el mundo antiguo = in antiquity.
    * en el mundo entero = all over the world, worldwide [world-wide], all around the world, throughout the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * en el mundo que nos rodea = out there.
    * en el nivel básico = at grass roots level.
    * en el nivel intermedio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el nivel medio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el norte del estado = upstate.
    * en el núcleo = at the core (of).
    * en el ocaso = over the hill.
    * en el ojo del huracán = in the eye of the storm, in the eye of the hurricane.
    * en el orden del día = on the agenda.
    * en el origen (de) = in the early days (of).
    * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum, at the other extreme.
    * en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
    * en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = be a case of the blind leading the blind.
    * en el pasado = in the past, in past eras, at some point in the past, in years gone by, in days gone by, in former times.
    * en el pasado remoto = in the dim and distant past.
    * en el peor de los casos = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case.
    * en el período penoso de = in the throes of.
    * en el período previo a = in the run up to, during the run up to.
    * en el piso de abajo = downstairs.
    * en el piso de arriba = upstairs.
    * en el poder = in office.
    * en el primer caso = in the former case.
    * en el proceso = in the process.
    * en el propio campus universitario = campus-based.
    * en el propio cortijo = on-farm.
    * en el próximo año = in the year ahead, in the coming year.
    * en el puesto de dirección = in the hot seat.
    * en el punto álgido de = at the height of.
    * en el punto de mira = in the spotlight, in the crosshairs.
    * en el que = wherein.
    * en el que se puede buscar = searchable.
    * en el quinto coño = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el quinto pino = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el quirófano = under the knife.
    * en el resto = everywhere else.
    * en el resto de = elsewhere.
    * en el seguimiento de = in the pursuit of.
    * en el segundo caso = in the latter case.
    * en el seno de = within, among.
    * en el sentido de las agujas del reloj = clockwise.
    * en el sentido de que = in the sense that, along the lines that, in that.
    * en el sentido más amplio = in the broadest sense, in the widest sense.
    * en el sentido más general = in the broadest sense.
    * en el sentido que = in which.
    * en el timón = in the saddle.
    * en el trabajo = on-the-job, at work.
    * en el transcurso de = throughout the course of, throughout the course of, in the course of, during the course of, over the course of, throughout.
    * en el transcurso de algunos años = over a period of years.
    * en el transcurso de la historia = in the course of history.
    * en el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * en el transcurso normal de + Posesivo + vida(s) = in the normal course of + Posesivo + life/lives.
    * en el trasfondo de = at the root of.
    * en el último caso = in the latter case.
    * en el último minuto = last minute [last-minute], at the last minute.
    * en el último momento = at the eleventh hour, at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last, at the last minute.
    * en el umbral de = on the threshold of.
    * en el vuelo = in-flight.
    * en entrante = recessed.
    * en entredicho = under challenge.
    * en episodios = episodic.
    * en época de carnaval = carnivalistically.
    * en época de feria = carnivalistically.
    * en época de paz = in peacetime, during peacetime.
    * en épocas anteriores = in former times, in past eras.
    * en épocas de = in times of.
    * en épocas de guerra = in time(s) of war.
    * en épocas de paz = in time(s) of peace.
    * en épocas de prosperidad económica = in affluent times.
    * en épocas difíciles = in times of need.
    * en épocas pasadas = in past ages.
    * en escamas = flaky.
    * en ese caso = in that case.
    * en ese mismo instante = at that very moment.
    * en ese mismo momento = at that very moment.
    * en ese momento = at that point, at this point, at that time, just then, at that point in time.
    * en esencia = in essence, essentially.
    * en ese sentido = on that score, to that effect.
    * en esos casos = in those cases.
    * en espacios cerrados = indoors.
    * en especial = especially (specially), notably, specially (especially).
    * en especie = in kind.
    * en espera = on hold.
    * en espiga = herringbone.
    * en esta coyuntura = at this juncture.
    * en estado = pregnant, in the family way.
    * en estado de abandono = decaying, dilapidated, dilapidated.
    * en estado de alerta = on alert.
    * en estado de alerta, de guardia = on standby.
    * en estado de buena esperanza = pregnant, in the family way.
    * en estado de cambio = in a state of flux.
    * en estado de descomposición = decaying.
    * en estado de deterioro = decaying, dilapidated.
    * en estado de reserva = on standby.
    * en estado de reserva, en estado de alerta, de guardia = on standby.
    * en estado de sitio = in a state of siege, under siege.
    * en estado embrionario = embryo, embryonic, in embryonic stage, in embryo, in the embryo stage.
    * en esta época del año = around this time of year.
    * en esta ocasión = on this occasion.
    * en estas circunstancias = under these circumstances.
    * en esta situación = at this juncture.
    * en este caso = in this case.
    * en este contexto = against this background.
    * en este documento = herein, herewith, hereto.
    * en este extremo = to this extent.
    * en este grado = to this extent.
    * en este mismo sentido = along the same lines.
    * en este momento = at this point, at this stage, at this juncture, at this time, at this moment in time, right now.
    * en este período = in the course of events, during the course of events.
    * en este sentido = along these lines, in this connection, in this direction, in this sense, in this vein, in this spirit, in this regard, in this effort, in that spirit, on this score, to that effect.
    * en estos casos = in these cases.
    * en estos días = today, these days.
    * en estos tiempos = in these times, in this day and age.
    * en estrecha colaboración = in close collaboration.
    * en estrecha colaboración con = hand-in-glove with.
    * en estuche = boxed.
    * en excelente estado = in tip-top condition, in tip-top form.
    * en excelentes condiciones = in tip-top condition, in tip-top form.
    * en exceso = overflow, overflowing, excessively, excess, to excess.
    * en exclusiva = exclusively.
    * en existencia = in existence.
    * en expansión = expanded.
    * en exposición = on exhibit, on show, on display.
    * en + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal, come + Expresión Temporal.
    * en extensión = in length.
    * en extenso = at length, in full.
    * en extremo = no end, to no end.
    * en fase terminal = terminally ill.
    * en favor de = in favour of.
    * en flor = in full blossom, in blossom.
    * en forma = fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], toned.
    * en forma de = in the form of, in the shape of.
    * en forma de A = A-shaped.
    * en forma de arco = arched, bowed.
    * en forma de capa = cape-like.
    * en forma de cruz = cross-shaped.
    * en forma de cuadrado = square-shaped.
    * en forma de cuña = wedge-shaped.
    * en forma de cúpula = dome-shaped, domed.
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * en forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * en forma de L = L-shaped.
    * en forma de libro = in book form.
    * en forma de medialuna = crescent-shaped.
    * en forma de parásito = parasitically.
    * en forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * en forma de pirámide = pyramidal-shaped.
    * en forma de trompeta = trumpet-shaped.
    * en forma de U = U-shaped.
    * en forma de V = V-shaped.
    * en forma física = physically fit.
    * en forma física y mental = physically and mentally fit.
    * en forma ovalada = oval-shaped.
    * en forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * en formato de libro moderno = in codex form.
    * en formato digital = digitally.
    * en formato electrónico = in electronic form.
    * en formato MARC = in MARC form.
    * en formato papel = paper-based, in hard copy.
    * en frente = ahead, in front.
    * en frente de = in front of.
    * en funcionamiento = in operation.
    * en función de = according to, as a function of, depending on/upon.
    * en general = at large, by and large, for the most part, generally, in general, in the main, on balance, on the whole, overall, all in all, broadly, as a whole, generally speaking.
    * en germinación = budding.
    * en gestación = in the making.
    * en grado mínimo = minimally.
    * en gran cantidad = prodigiously.
    * en grandes cantidades = en masse, in good number, in record numbers, in bulk.
    * en grandes números = in record numbers.
    * en gran formato = oversize, oversized.
    * en gran medida = broadly, by and large, extensively, greatly, heavily, largely, to a considerable extent, to a high degree, to a large extent, tremendously, vastly, very much, keenly, in no small way, to any great degree, in many ways, in large part, in large measure, in no small measure, to a great extent, to a large degree, to a great degree.
    * en gran número = numerously.
    * en gran parte

    * * *
    en
    1
    (refiriéndose a una ciudad, un edificio): viven en París/en una granja/en el número diez/en un hotel they live in Paris/on a farm/at number ten/in a hotel
    en el quinto piso on the sixth ( AmE) o ( BrE) fifth floor
    viven en la calle Goya they live on o ( BrE) in Goya Street
    nos quedamos en casa we stayed home ( AmE), we stayed at home ( BrE)
    métete en la cama get into bed
    lo puso en una caja he put it in a box
    metió la mano en el conducto she stuck her hand into ( o down etc) the pipe
    3 (sobre) on
    lo puso en la mesa/pared he put it on the table/wall
    se sentó en una silla/en un sillón she sat down on a chair/in an armchair
    tendrás que dormir en el suelo you'll have to sleep on the floor
    se le nota en la cara you can see it in his face
    B
    1 (expresando circunstancias, ambiente, medio) in
    vivir en armonía con la naturaleza to live in harmony with nature
    2
    de … en …: van de casa en casa/de puerta en puerta pidiendo dinero they go from house to house/from door to door asking for money
    nos tienes de sorpresa en sorpresa you're full of surprises
    C
    1 ‹un tema/una especialidad/una cualidad›
    es licenciado en filosofía he has a degree in philosophy
    es un experto en la materia he's an expert on the subject
    es muy bueno en historia he's very good at history
    supera a su hermana en inteligencia she surpasses her sister in intelligence
    2 ‹una proporción/un precio›
    ha aumentado en un diez por ciento it has gone up by ten per cent
    me lo vendió en $30 he sold it to me for $30
    las pérdidas se calcularon en $50.000 the losses were calculated at $50,000
    D
    1 ‹un estado/una manera› in
    en buenas/malas condiciones in good/bad condition
    un edificio en llamas a building in flames o on fire
    nos recibió en camisón he received us in his nightshirt
    con los músculos en tensión with (his) muscles tensed
    en posición vertical in an upright position
    2
    (con forma de): termina en punta it's pointed, it ends in o comes to a point
    colóquense en círculo get into o in a circle
    Luis Girón en el Alcalde Luis Girón as the Mayor
    pensamos ir en taxi/en coche/en barco we plan to go by taxi/by car/by boat
    ¿fueron en tren? — no, en avión did you go by train? — no, by plane o no, we flew
    fueron en bicicleta they cycled, they went on their bikes
    fuimos a dar una vuelta en coche we went for a drive o we went for a ride in the car
    E
    1
    (expresando el material): un modelo realizado en seda natural an outfit in natural silk
    ¿lo tienen en azul/(un) 38? do you have it in blue/a 38?
    una obra en tres actos a play in three acts
    ¿cuánto pesas en kilos? how much do you weigh in kilos?
    en ruso/en el código Morse in Russian/in Morse Code
    F
    (en expresiones de tiempo): en verano in (the) summer
    en mayo/1947 in May/1947
    en varias ocasiones on several occasions
    llegó justo en ese momento she arrived just at that moment, just then she arrived
    en la mañana/tarde ( esp AmL); in the morning/afternoon
    en la noche ( esp AmL); at night
    no vi a nadie en todo el día I didn't see anybody all day
    G
    no hay nada de malo en lo que hacen there's nothing wrong in what they're doing
    en + INF:
    tardó media hora en resolverlo it took her half an hour to work it out
    siempre es el último en salir he's always the last to leave
    2
    (con complementos de persona): en él ha encontrado un amigo she's found a friend in him
    problemas que se dan en las personas de edad problems which affect old people
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    en    
    en.
    en preposición
    1 ( en expresiones de lugar)
    a) (refiriéndose a ciudad, edificio):

    viven en París/en el número diez/en un hotel they live in Paris/at number ten/in a hotel;

    en el último piso on the top floor;
    está en la calle Goya it's on o (BrE) in Goya Street;
    en casa at home
    b) ( dentro de) in;


    c) ( sobre) on;


    se le nota en la cara you can see it in his face
    2 (expresando circunstancias, ambiente) in;

    3
    a) (indicando tema, especialidad):


    doctor en derecho Doctor of Law
    b) (indicando proporción, precio):


    en dólares in dollars
    4
    a) (indicando estado, manera) in;


    en llamas in flames, on fire


    colóquense en círculo get into o in a circle


    fueron en bicicleta they cycled, they went on their bikes;
    dimos una vuelta en coche we went for a ride in the car
    5


    una escultura en bronce a bronze (sculpture)

    en azul/ruso in blue/Russian

    6 ( con expresiones de tiempo):

    en varias ocasiones on several occasions;
    en la mañana/noche (esp AmL) in the morning/at night
    7


    fuí el último en salir I was the last to leave


    en preposición
    1 (lugar) in, on, at: nos encontramos en el autobús, we met on the bus
    en Barcelona/Río, in Barcelona/Rio
    en el cajón, in the drawer
    en casa/el trabajo, at home/work
    (sobre) en la mesa, on the table
    2 (tiempo) in, on, at: cae en lunes, it falls on a Monday
    en 1975, in 1975
    en ese preciso instante, at that very moment
    en un minuto, in a minute
    en primavera, in spring
    LAm en la mañana, in the morning
    3 (modo) en bata, in a dressing gown
    en francés, in French
    en serio, seriously
    4 (medio) by, in: puede venir en avión/ coche/metro/tren, she can come by air/car/tube/train
    ¿por qué no vienes en avión?, why don't you fly?
    5 (movimiento) into: entró en la habitación, he went into the room
    entró en escena, he went on stage
    6 (tema, materia) at, in
    es muy bueno en matemáticas, he's very good at maths
    experto en finanzas, expert in finances
    7 (partición, fases) in: hicimos el viaje en dos etapas, we did the journey in two stages
    8 (de... en...) entraremos de tres en tres, we shall go in three by three
    9 (con infinitivo) fue rápido en desenfundar, he was quick to pull out
    se le nota la timidez en el hablar, you can notice his shyness by the way he speaks
    'en' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abajo
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatimiento
    - abdicar
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abogar
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abominar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abordar
    - abrir
    - abreviar
    - absoluta
    - absoluto
    - absorta
    - absorto
    - abstracta
    - abstracto
    - abstraída
    - abstraído
    - abuela
    - abundar
    - abundancia
    - abundante
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - academia
    - acariciar
    - acceder
    - acentuar
    - achantarse
    - achatamiento
    - achuchar
    - acoger
    - acomodar
    - acompañar
    - aconsejar
    - acontecer
    - acordar
    - acordarse
    - acostada
    - acostado
    - acostumbrada
    - acostumbrado
    English:
    A
    - aback
    - abdicate
    - abide
    - ablaze
    - able
    - above
    - above-board
    - abreast
    - abroad
    - abscess
    - absence
    - absent
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstract
    - abundant
    - academic
    - academy
    - accent
    - access
    - account
    - accustom
    - acknowledgement
    - acquiesce
    - acquire
    - act
    - acting
    - action
    - active
    - actually
    - add
    - add in
    - addition
    - adept
    - adequate
    - administration
    - admission
    - admit
    - advance
    - advantage
    - adventure
    - advertise
    - advertising
    - affair
    - affect
    - afford
    - afloat
    - afraid
    - after
    * * *
    EN nm (abrev de Encuentro Nacional)
    = Paraguayan political party
    * * *
    en
    prp
    1 ( dentro de) in;
    en un mes in a month;
    en junio in June;
    en casa at home;
    en el cielo in heaven
    2 ( sobre) on;
    en la mesa on the table;
    en la calle on the street, Br tb in the street
    :
    en coche/tren by car/train
    4
    :
    en inglés in English;
    póngamelo en la cuenta put it on my account;
    aumentar en un 10 % grow (by) 10%, increase (by) 10%
    * * *
    en prep
    1) : in
    en el bolsillo: in one's pocket
    en una semana: in a week
    2) : on
    en la mesa: on the table
    3) : at
    en casa: at home
    en el trabajo: at work
    en ese momento: at that moment
    * * *
    en prep
    ¿en qué calle vives? which street do you live in?
    2. (edificios, fiestas específicas) at
    3. (superficies, días concretos) on

    Spanish-English dictionary > en

  • 5 en el otro extremo

    Ex. At the other extreme is Mises, who describes economic theory as an essential element in the structure of human civilization.
    * * *

    Ex: At the other extreme is Mises, who describes economic theory as an essential element in the structure of human civilization.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en el otro extremo

  • 6 en el otro extremo de la escala

    = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum, at the other extreme
    Ex. At the other end of the scale, controversial pamphlets, and such things as single poems, plays, or sermons were normally sold stitched.
    Ex. At the other end of the spectrum, rural counties adjacent to large metro areas benefited from their ties to the major centres of information.
    Ex. At the other extreme is Mises, who describes economic theory as an essential element in the structure of human civilization.
    * * *
    = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum, at the other extreme

    Ex: At the other end of the scale, controversial pamphlets, and such things as single poems, plays, or sermons were normally sold stitched.

    Ex: At the other end of the spectrum, rural counties adjacent to large metro areas benefited from their ties to the major centres of information.
    Ex: At the other extreme is Mises, who describes economic theory as an essential element in the structure of human civilization.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en el otro extremo de la escala

  • 7 escala

    f.
    1 scale.
    escala Celsius Celsius (temperature) scale
    escala de Richter Richter scale
    escala salarial salary scale
    escala de valores set of values
    2 scale.
    un dibujo a escala natural a life-size drawing
    a escala mundial on a worldwide scale
    a gran escala on a large scale
    3 stopover.
    hacer escala to stop over
    sin escala non-stop
    escala técnica refueling stop
    4 scale (Music).
    5 ladder (escalera).
    6 intermediate stop.
    7 staging post.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: escalar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: escalar.
    * * *
    1 (escalera - de mano) ladder; (- de tijera) stepladder
    3 (mapa, plano, etc) scale
    4 (port) port of call; (airport) stopover
    5 MÚSICA scale
    6 MILITAR promotion list
    \
    a gran escala / en gran escala on a large scale
    en pequeña escala on a small scale
    hacer escala (en barco) to put in (en, at); (en avión) to stop over (en, in)
    escala de gato rope ladder
    escala de valores scale of values
    escala móvil sliding scale
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) [en medición, gradación] scale

    a escala — [dibujo, mapa, maqueta] scale antes de s

    un mapa hecho a escala — a map drawn to scale, a scale map

    a escala reallife-size antes de s

    reproducir algo a escala — to reproduce sth to scale

    escala de colores — colour spectrum, color spectrum (EEUU)

    escala de tiempo — (Geol) time scale

    escala de valores — set of values, scale of values

    escala móvil — (Téc) sliding scale; (Econ) sliding salary scale

    escala social — social ladder, social scale

    2) [de importancia, extensión]

    un problema a escala mundial — a global problem, a problem on a worldwide scale

    a o en gran escala — on a large scale

    a o en pequeña escala — on a small scale

    un caso de corrupción a pequeña escala — a case of small-scale corruption, a case of corruption on a small scale

    3) (=parada en ruta)
    a) (Aer) stopover

    hacer escala — to stop over

    b) (Náut) port of call

    escala técnicarefuelling o (EEUU) refueling stop

    4) (=escalera de mano) ladder

    escala de cuerda, escala de viento — rope ladder

    5) (Mús) scale
    * * *
    1) ( para mediciones) scale
    2) (Mús) scale
    4)
    a) (de mapa, plano) scale

    una reproducción a escala naturala life-size o life-sized reproduction

    b) (de fenómeno, problema) scale

    a escala nacionalon a nationwide o national scale

    a or en gran escala — on a large scale

    5) (Aviac, Náut) stopover
    6) ( escalera) ladder
    * * *
    = echelon, magnitude, range, scale, scale, shade, spectrum [spectra, -pl.], continuum, gradation, stopover, rating scale, port of call, rating, sliding scale.
    Ex. Involvement of lower echelon personnel in planning has the advantage of getting the practical point of view of those closer to the scene of the operations.
    Ex. Only those who have attempted to edit the proceedings of a conference can appreciate the magnitude and scope of such an enterprise.
    Ex. Overall, the library media specialists experienced stress in the mild to moderate range.
    Ex. The scale of a map is the distance as shown on the map in relation to actual distance.
    Ex. Various scales of relevance ratings may be established.
    Ex. Partly because of the fact that documents have shades of relevance to a given topic this is an impossible objective.
    Ex. As one respondent from this end of the information spectrum put it, 'Context is all in the information world'.
    Ex. At the other end of the continuum is the form of hack writing typified by the poorest quality of adventure stories (often mildly pornographic).
    Ex. Until the mid nineteen hundreds, this community presented an almost feudal pattern of wealthy merchants and factory hands, with several gradations between these extremes.
    Ex. This article discusses the strategic location of the Islands as a stopover and spring-board for more far-flung explorations along the African coast.
    Ex. This process will allow institutional evaluators to compare their individual evaluations using a standardized format and rating scale.
    Ex. ' Ports of Call' is an enchanting, lovely, scary and sad book, as good as any.
    Ex. But the rater must not be afraid to give negative ratings.
    Ex. For insulin dosing, use a sliding scale based on patient weight as well as on blood sugar values.
    ----
    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a un extremo de la escala = at one end of the scale.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum.
    * en otra escala = on a different plane.
    * en un extremo de la escala = at one extreme.
    * escala de ampliación = enlargement ratio.
    * escala de grises = grey scale [gray scale].
    * escala de reducción = reduction ratio.
    * escala de tarifas según los ingresos = sliding fee scale.
    * escala de valores = graded range, set of values.
    * escala de Wechsler = Wechsler scale.
    * escala móvil = sliding scale.
    * escala que consta de nueve grados = nine-point scale.
    * escala salarial = salary scale, pay scale, salary schedule, salary range, salary band, sliding pay scale.
    * escala temporal = time continuum.
    * estar hecho a escala = be to scale.
    * hacer escala = stop over.
    * IGE (Integración a Gran Escala) = LSI (Large Scale Integration).
    * IME (Integración a Media Escala) = MSI (Medium Scale Integration).
    * IPE (Integración a Pequeña Escala) = SSI (Small Scale Integration).
    * mención de escala = statement of scale.
    * Nombre + a gran escala = broad scale + Nombre.
    * puerto de escala = port of call.
    * seguir una escala = fall along + a continuum.
    * * *
    1) ( para mediciones) scale
    2) (Mús) scale
    4)
    a) (de mapa, plano) scale

    una reproducción a escala naturala life-size o life-sized reproduction

    b) (de fenómeno, problema) scale

    a escala nacionalon a nationwide o national scale

    a or en gran escala — on a large scale

    5) (Aviac, Náut) stopover
    6) ( escalera) ladder
    * * *
    = echelon, magnitude, range, scale, scale, shade, spectrum [spectra, -pl.], continuum, gradation, stopover, rating scale, port of call, rating, sliding scale.

    Ex: Involvement of lower echelon personnel in planning has the advantage of getting the practical point of view of those closer to the scene of the operations.

    Ex: Only those who have attempted to edit the proceedings of a conference can appreciate the magnitude and scope of such an enterprise.
    Ex: Overall, the library media specialists experienced stress in the mild to moderate range.
    Ex: The scale of a map is the distance as shown on the map in relation to actual distance.
    Ex: Various scales of relevance ratings may be established.
    Ex: Partly because of the fact that documents have shades of relevance to a given topic this is an impossible objective.
    Ex: As one respondent from this end of the information spectrum put it, 'Context is all in the information world'.
    Ex: At the other end of the continuum is the form of hack writing typified by the poorest quality of adventure stories (often mildly pornographic).
    Ex: Until the mid nineteen hundreds, this community presented an almost feudal pattern of wealthy merchants and factory hands, with several gradations between these extremes.
    Ex: This article discusses the strategic location of the Islands as a stopover and spring-board for more far-flung explorations along the African coast.
    Ex: This process will allow institutional evaluators to compare their individual evaluations using a standardized format and rating scale.
    Ex: ' Ports of Call' is an enchanting, lovely, scary and sad book, as good as any.
    Ex: But the rater must not be afraid to give negative ratings.
    Ex: For insulin dosing, use a sliding scale based on patient weight as well as on blood sugar values.
    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a un extremo de la escala = at one end of the scale.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum.
    * en otra escala = on a different plane.
    * en un extremo de la escala = at one extreme.
    * escala de ampliación = enlargement ratio.
    * escala de grises = grey scale [gray scale].
    * escala de reducción = reduction ratio.
    * escala de tarifas según los ingresos = sliding fee scale.
    * escala de valores = graded range, set of values.
    * escala de Wechsler = Wechsler scale.
    * escala móvil = sliding scale.
    * escala que consta de nueve grados = nine-point scale.
    * escala salarial = salary scale, pay scale, salary schedule, salary range, salary band, sliding pay scale.
    * escala temporal = time continuum.
    * estar hecho a escala = be to scale.
    * hacer escala = stop over.
    * IGE (Integración a Gran Escala) = LSI (Large Scale Integration).
    * IME (Integración a Media Escala) = MSI (Medium Scale Integration).
    * IPE (Integración a Pequeña Escala) = SSI (Small Scale Integration).
    * mención de escala = statement of scale.
    * Nombre + a gran escala = broad scale + Nombre.
    * puerto de escala = port of call.
    * seguir una escala = fall along + a continuum.

    * * *
    Compuestos:
    Beaufort scale
    escala centígrada or Celsius
    [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] centigrade o Celsius scale
    set of values
    [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] Fahrenheit scale
    Mercalli scale
    sliding scale
    Richter scale
    salary o wage scale
    B ( Mús) scale
    Compuestos:
    chromatic scale
    diatonic scale
    musical scale
    C
    (escalafón): la escala social the social scale
    D
    1 (de un mapa, plano) scale
    un dibujo hecho a escala a scale drawing, a drawing done to scale
    una reproducción a escala natural a life-size o life-sized reproduction
    la maqueta reproduce el teatro a escala it's a scale model of the theater
    2 (de un fenómeno, problema) scale
    a escala nacional/mundial on a nationwide o national/on a worldwide scale
    el negocio empezó a or en pequeña escala the business began on a small scale
    todo lo hacen a or en gran escala they do everything on a large scale
    es un ladrón en pequeña escala he's a small-time thief ( colloq)
    E ( Aviac, Náut) stopover
    tras una escala de tres horas en Atenas after a three-hour stopover in Athens
    hicimos/el avión hizó escala en Roma we/the plane stopped over in Rome
    un vuelo sin escalas a direct flight
    la primera escala será Tánger the first port of call will be Tangiers
    Compuesto:
    refueling* stop
    el aparato tuvo que hacer una escala técnica en París the plane had to make a refueling stop o to stop for refueling in Paris
    F (escalera) ladder
    Compuestos:
    escala de cuerda or de viento
    rope ladder
    royal flush
    extending ladder
    * * *

     

    Del verbo escalar: ( conjugate escalar)

    escala es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    escala    
    escalar
    escala sustantivo femenino
    1 ( en general) scale;
    escala centígrada/Fahrenheit centigrade o Celsius/Fahrenheit scale;

    escala de valores set of values;
    escala musical (musical) scale;
    la escala social the social scale;
    hecho a escala done to scale;
    a gran escala on a large scale
    2 (Aviac, Náut) stopover;

    escalar ( conjugate escalar) verbo transitivomontaña/pared to climb, scale;
    (en jerarquía, clasificación) to climb (up)
    verbo intransitivo (Dep) to climb, go climbing
    escala sustantivo femenino
    1 (serie, gradación) scale: la maqueta se realizó a escala, the model was made to scale
    la escala decimal, decimal scale
    2 (de colores) range
    escala de valores, set of values
    3 (parada provisional) Náut port of call
    Av stopover: el avión hace escala en Barcelona, the plane stops over in Barcelona
    escala técnica, refuelling stop
    4 (escalera portátil) ladder, stepladder
    5 (clasificación del personal de una empresa) position: subió de escala en la organización, he was promoted to a higher position in the company
    6 (Mús) scale: tocó una escala muy alta, difícil de seguir con la voz, she played a very high scale which was difficult to sing
    escalar
    I verbo transitivo to climb, scale
    II adjetivo Elec
    ♦ Locuciones: magnitud escalar, scalar quantitity
    ' escala' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bastante
    - do
    - fa
    - la
    - re
    - sol
    - abajo
    - arriba
    - descendente
    - mayor
    - modelo
    - nivel
    - tarifa
    English:
    call in
    - full-scale
    - grade
    - kit
    - ladder
    - large-scale
    - model
    - nationally
    - nationwide
    - originate
    - point
    - port of call
    - price range
    - put in
    - range
    - Richter scale
    - rise
    - scale
    - scale down
    - sliding scale
    - small-scale
    - stop
    - stop off
    - stop over
    - stopover
    - wholesale
    - country
    - full
    - global
    - put
    - rope
    - sliding
    - time
    * * *
    escala nf
    1. [para medir, ordenar] scale;
    [de colores] range; [de cargos militares] scale of ranks;
    subió varios puestos en la escala social he climbed several rungs of the social ladder
    escala Celsius Celsius (temperature) scale;
    escala centígrada Celsius scale;
    escala Fahrenheit Fahrenheit scale;
    Informát escala de grises grayscale;
    escala Kelvin Kelvin scale;
    Mat escala logarítmica logarithmic scale;
    escala de popularidad popularity stakes;
    escala de Richter Richter scale;
    escala salarial pay o salary scale;
    escala de valores set of values
    2. [de dibujo, mapa] scale;
    un mapa a escala 1/3000 a 1/3000 scale map;
    un dibujo a escala natural a life-size drawing
    3. [de trabajo, plan, idea] scale;
    pretenden crear una casa de discos a escala reducida they aim to set up a small-scale record company;
    a escala nacional/mundial on a national/worldwide scale;
    una ofensiva a gran escala a full-scale offensive
    4. Mús scale;
    la escala musical the musical scale
    escala cromática chromatic scale;
    escala diatónica diatonic scale
    5. [en un vuelo] stopover;
    [en un crucero] port of call;
    un vuelo a Estambul con escala en Roma a flight to Istanbul with a stopover in Rome;
    hacer escala (en) to stop over (in);
    sin escala non-stop;
    un vuelo sin escalas a non-stop flight
    escala de repostaje refuelling stop;
    escala técnica refuelling stop;
    haremos escala técnica en Londres we will make a refuelling stop in London
    6. [escalera] ladder
    Náut escala de cuerda rope ladder; Náut escala de viento rope ladder
    * * *
    f
    1 tb
    MÚS scale;
    a escala to scale, life-sized;
    a escala mundial on a world scale;
    en o
    a gran escala large-scale atr, on a large scale
    2 AVIA stopover;
    hacer escala en stop over in
    * * *
    escala nf
    1) : scale
    2) escalera: ladder
    3) : stopover
    * * *
    una escala de 1:50 a scale of of 1:50
    2. (parada) stopover

    Spanish-English dictionary > escala

  • 8 extremo1

    1 = end, extreme, far + Localización, reaches, extreme end, end point [endpoint], tip.
    Ex. Scanning must start to the left of the bar codes and must continue past the right end.
    Ex. At the two extremes, the order may simply be decided for each topic as and when it arises, and followed thereafter.
    Ex. We'll select record '75' which is located on CD-ROM disc #4 (shown by the number on the far right side of the screen).
    Ex. He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
    Ex. However, it was possible to identify queries from the extreme ends of the specificity continuum.
    Ex. The process reaches its end point when information is gathered, indexed and compiled into a useful format for public and library staff use.
    Ex. Reportedly the tip of his nose is so damaged from the operations that the tissue has died.
    ----
    * al extremo = to the extreme.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * al otro extremo = at the receiving end.
    * a un extremo de la escala = at one end of the scale.
    * del Extremo Oriente = Far Eastern.
    * desde un extremo... al otro = from one end... to the other.
    * de un extremo al otro = from the ridiculous to the sublime, from the sublime to the ridiculous.
    * de un extremo a otro del país = cross-country.
    * de un extremo de la ciudad a otro = cross-town.
    * en el extremo opuesto = at the far end.
    * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum.
    * en este extremo = to this extent.
    * en un extremo de la escala = at one extreme.
    * en un extremo... en el otro = at one end... at the other.
    * extremo delantero = fore-end.
    * extremo inferior izquierdo = lower left.
    * Extremo Oriente, el = Far East, the.
    * extremo + Punto Cardinal = furthest + Punto Cardinal.
    * extremo superior = high end.
    * hasta el extremo de = to the point of, up to the point of.
    * hasta el extremo que = up to the point where, to the point where.
    * jugar de extremo derecho = play + the left wing.
    * llegar al extremo de = get to + the point of, go to + the extreme of.
    * llegar al extremo de + Infinitivo = go + (as/so) far as + Infinitivo.
    * llegar a un extremo = reach + epic proportions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > extremo1

  • 9 francotirador1

    1 = sniper, franc-tireur.
    Ex. In this novel, the protagonist, against the advice of his parents, chooses to remain in his apartment in war-torn West Beirut and is shot dead by a sniper.
    Ex. At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.
    ----
    * fuego de francotirador = sniper fire.

    Spanish-English dictionary > francotirador1

  • 10 otro

    adj.
    other, one other, another, every other.
    pron.
    another one, other, another, every other.
    m.
    other.
    * * *
    1 other, another
    el otro día... the other day...
    1 other, another
    \
    otro de tantos nothing exceptional
    otro que tal baila he (she) is just as bad
    ¡otra! ¡otra! encore!, more!
    * * *
    1. = otra, adj.
    2. = otra, pron.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=diferente) [en singular] another; [en plural] other

    ¿tiene algún otro modelo? — do you have any other models?

    ¿hay alguna otra manera de hacerlo? — is there any other way of doing it?

    de otro modootherwise

    le pago, de otro modo no lo haría — I'm paying her, otherwise she wouldn't do it

    está en otra parteit's somewhere else

    por otra parte, he de admitir que me gusta — on the other hand, I have to admit I like it

    otro tanto, Juan me insultó y Antonio hizo otro tanto — Juan insulted me and so did Antonio

    ayer subió tres puntos y hoy aumentará otro tanto — it went up by three points yesterday and will rise by the same amount today

    mundo 1)
    2) (=uno más) [en singular, con cifras] another; [en plural] other

    ¿quieres otra taza de café? — would you like another cup of coffee?

    otra cosa, me gustaría preguntarle otra cosa — I'd like to ask you something else

    ¿desea alguna otra cosa? — would you like anything else?

    otra vezagain

    3) [en una secuencia temporal]
    a) [en el futuro] next

    se fue y a la otra semana me escribió* he left and wrote to me the next week

    b) [en el pasado] other
    2. PRON
    1) (=diferente) [en singular] another, another one; [en plural] others

    -he perdido mi lápiz -no importa, tengo otro — "I have lost my pencil" - "it doesn't matter, I've got another (one)"

    el otro — the other one

    lo otro no importa — the rest doesn't matter

    2) (=uno más) [en singular] another, another one; [en plural] others

    ¿quieres otro? — do you want another (one)?

    ¿me puede enseñar otros? — could you show me some others o more?

    se me perdieron y me dieron otros — I lost them, but they gave me some more

    ¡otra! — [en concierto] encore!; [en bar] (the) same again, please

    3) [en una secuencia temporal]

    el jueves que viene no, el otro — a week on Thursday

    4) [referido a personas] [en singular] somebody else; [en plural] others

    como dijo el otroas somebody o someone said

    unos creen que ganará, otros que perderá — some think he'll win, others that he'll lose

    uno y otro — both, both of them

    unos y otros coinciden en que... — both sides o groups agree that..., they all agree that...

    * * *
    I
    otra adjetivo
    1) ( con carácter adicional) (sing) another; (pl) other; ( con numerales) another

    ¿puedo comer otro trozo? — can I have another piece?

    una y otra vez — time and time again; ver tanto III 2)

    2) ( diferente) (sing) another; (pl) other

    ¿no sabes ninguna otra canción? — don't you know any other songs?

    4)
    a) (siguiente, contiguo) next
    b)
    II
    otra pronombre
    1) ( con carácter adicional) (sing) another (one)

    ¿quieres otro? — would you like another (one)?

    2) ( diferente)

    los otros no están listos — ( hablando - de personas) the others aren't ready; (- de cosas) the others o the other ones aren't ready

    4) (siguiente, contiguo)

    de un día para (el) otro — overnight, from one day to the next

    la semana que viene no, la otra — not next week, the week after

    * * *
    = alternate, another, neighbour [neighbor, -USA], other.
    Ex. Libraries which are not dependent upon the Library of Congress for cataloging copy are free to use the alternate rule.
    Ex. Yet another variable factor is the growing presence of full text data bases.
    Ex. In most search statements or document profiles it is possible to designate certain concepts as being more significant than their neighbours.
    Ex. Use is still low with c100 requests per year for safety-related information but only c20 other requests.
    ----
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * además otro(s) = still (an)other(s).
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * alguna que otra vez = from time to time, every once in a while, occasional, every now and then, every now and again.
    * algunos lo aman, otros lo odian = love it or loathe it.
    * algunos otros + Nombre = various other + Nombre.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * alternar de un estado a otro = toggle.
    * aprender el uno del otro = learn from + one another.
    * a uno y otro lado de = on either side of.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = change from + time to time.
    * cercano uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * cerca uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * continuar la labor de otros = stand on + the shoulders of giants.
    * con una mano delante y otra detrás = penniless, broke, skint.
    * cualquier otra cosa = whatever else.
    * cualquier otro = you name it.
    * de esto, de lo otro y de lo de más allá = about this and that and everything else.
    * de esto y de lo otro = about this and that.
    * de la otra forma = the other way (a)round.
    * de la otra manera = the other way (a)round.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * de otro mundo = unworldly.
    * de otros tiempos = of yore.
    * de otro tiempo = of yore.
    * de parte de otro = on behalf of someone else.
    * desde un extremo... al otro = from one end... to the other.
    * desproporcionado uno con otro = ill-balanced.
    * de una forma u otra = in some form or other, in one form or another.
    * de una lado para otro = on the move, to and fro.
    * de una parte a otra = back and forth.
    * de una punta a otra = end to end.
    * de un + Expresión Temporal + a otro = from one + Expresión Temporal + to the next.
    * de un extremo al otro = from the ridiculous to the sublime, from the sublime to the ridiculous.
    * de un modo u otro = somehow, some way.
    * de un momento a otro = momentarily, at any moment.
    * de uno a otro = across.
    * de un sitio a otro = back and forth.
    * de un sitio para otro = on the move.
    * de un tipo u otro = of one kind or another.
    * dicho de otro modo = said differently.
    * el consejo de otra person = a second opinion.
    * el siguiente no, el otro = next but one.
    * en cualquier otra circunstancia = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otra parte = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otra situación = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otro lugar = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otro momento = some other time.
    * en cualquier otro sitio = anywhere else.
    * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other extreme.
    * en lugar de otro = vicariously.
    * en otra categoría = on a different plane.
    * en otra escala = on a different plane.
    * en otra parte = further afield.
    * en otras palabras = which is to say.
    * en otro nivel = on a different plane.
    * en otro orden de cosas = on another topic, as for, as regards, meanwhile, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * en otro sitio = down the road.
    * en otros tiempos = in days of yore, in times of yore.
    * en otro tiempo = in days of yore, in times of yore.
    * entre otras cosas = for one thing, inter alia.
    * entre otros = amongst others, among others.
    * estar hecho el uno para el otro = be well suited to each other, be two of a kind, be a right pair.
    * estudiante proveniente de otra universidad = transfer student.
    * guardar Algo para otra vez = save for + a rainy day.
    * hecho el uno para el otro = made for each other.
    * inspirado en otros = copycat.
    * ir de un sitio a otro = shunt between.
    * ir de un sitio para otro = run around.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lo otro = otherness.
    * lo que se gana por un lado se pierde por otro = swings and roundabouts.
    * lo que se pierda en una cosa se gana en la otra = what you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts.
    * los otros con los que aparece(n) = neighbours [neighbors, -USA].
    * los unos a costa de los otros = at each other's expense.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * mapa que se inserta en otro documento = inclusion map.
    * mirar al otro lado = look + the other way.
    * mirar en otra dirección = look + the other way.
    * ni lo uno ni lo otro = in-between, betwixt and between.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * ningún otro = no other.
    * ni una cosa ni la otra = in-between, betwixt and between.
    * no ser ni una cosa ni otra = fall between + two stools.
    * no tener otra alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otro objetivo que el de = have + no other purpose than.
    * ofrecer la otra mejilla = turn + the other cheek.
    * organismo que actúa en representación de otros = umbrella.
    * ¡otra! = encore!.
    * otra cara de + Nombre, la = flip side of + Nombre, the.
    * otra cara, la = flip side, the.
    * otra cosa = something else.
    * otra cosa que no sea = anything other than.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * otra posibilidad = as an alternative.
    * otra posibilidad es = for what it's worth [FWIW].
    * otra posibilidad es que = alternatively.
    * otra posibilidad + ser = another possibility + be.
    * otra taza de té o café = refill [re-fill].
    * otra vez = again, once again, once more, redux.
    * otra vida, la = afterlife [after-life].
    * otro bueno + Nombre = the next best + Nombre.
    * otro ejemplar = additional copy.
    * otro + Nombre + más = further + Nombre, yet another + Nombre.
    * otro paso más hacia + Posesivo + destrucción = another nail in + Posesivo + coffin.
    * otros cuantos = several other.
    * otros tantos = as many.
    * para otra ocasión = for future reference.
    * pasar de uno a otro = change back and forth.
    * pasar de un sitio a otro = travel.
    * pero por otra parte = but then again.
    * pero por otro lado = but then again.
    * poner la otra mejilla = turn + the other cheek.
    * ponerlo de otra manera = put it + in a different way.
    * por medio de otro(s) = by proxy.
    * por otra parte = on the flip side.
    * por otro lado = on the other hand, on the flip side, on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * qué otra cosa = what else.
    * sacar a relucir los trapos sucios delante de otros = wash + dirty linen in front of others.
    * sensación de no ser ni una cosa ni la otra = in-betweenness.
    * ser complementario el uno del otro = be integral one to another.
    * ser muy superior a los otros = be way above all the others.
    * ser otro cantar = be a different kettle of fish.
    * ser tan buen momento como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * ser un momento tan bueno como cualqu = be as good a time as any.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * tan bueno como ningún otro = as good as any.
    * todos los otros = all of the other.
    * tomar otra decisión = decision to the contrary.
    * tropezar los unos con los otros = trip over + each other.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * una noche tras otra = night after night.
    * una y otra vez = over and over, repetitively, time after time, time and time again, again and again, over and over again.
    * un día sí y otro no = every other day.
    * un día sí y otro también = day in and day out.
    * un día tras otro = day after day.
    * unos con otros = one another.
    * unos de otros = one another.
    * unos encima de los otros = one on another.
    * uno tras otro = one after the other, sequentially, one after another.
    * uno u otro = one or another.
    * u otros = or what not [whatnot].
    * vivir en otro mundo = live in + cloud cuckoo land.
    * y además otro(s) = still (an)other(s).
    * y otro(s) = et al. (et alii), still (an)other(s).
    * * *
    I
    otra adjetivo
    1) ( con carácter adicional) (sing) another; (pl) other; ( con numerales) another

    ¿puedo comer otro trozo? — can I have another piece?

    una y otra vez — time and time again; ver tanto III 2)

    2) ( diferente) (sing) another; (pl) other

    ¿no sabes ninguna otra canción? — don't you know any other songs?

    4)
    a) (siguiente, contiguo) next
    b)
    II
    otra pronombre
    1) ( con carácter adicional) (sing) another (one)

    ¿quieres otro? — would you like another (one)?

    2) ( diferente)

    los otros no están listos — ( hablando - de personas) the others aren't ready; (- de cosas) the others o the other ones aren't ready

    4) (siguiente, contiguo)

    de un día para (el) otro — overnight, from one day to the next

    la semana que viene no, la otra — not next week, the week after

    * * *
    = alternate, another, neighbour [neighbor, -USA], other.

    Ex: Libraries which are not dependent upon the Library of Congress for cataloging copy are free to use the alternate rule.

    Ex: Yet another variable factor is the growing presence of full text data bases.
    Ex: In most search statements or document profiles it is possible to designate certain concepts as being more significant than their neighbours.
    Ex: Use is still low with c100 requests per year for safety-related information but only c20 other requests.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * además otro(s) = still (an)other(s).
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * alguna que otra vez = from time to time, every once in a while, occasional, every now and then, every now and again.
    * algunos lo aman, otros lo odian = love it or loathe it.
    * algunos otros + Nombre = various other + Nombre.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * alternar de un estado a otro = toggle.
    * aprender el uno del otro = learn from + one another.
    * a uno y otro lado de = on either side of.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = change from + time to time.
    * cercano uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * cerca uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * continuar la labor de otros = stand on + the shoulders of giants.
    * con una mano delante y otra detrás = penniless, broke, skint.
    * cualquier otra cosa = whatever else.
    * cualquier otro = you name it.
    * de esto, de lo otro y de lo de más allá = about this and that and everything else.
    * de esto y de lo otro = about this and that.
    * de la otra forma = the other way (a)round.
    * de la otra manera = the other way (a)round.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * de otro mundo = unworldly.
    * de otros tiempos = of yore.
    * de otro tiempo = of yore.
    * de parte de otro = on behalf of someone else.
    * desde un extremo... al otro = from one end... to the other.
    * desproporcionado uno con otro = ill-balanced.
    * de una forma u otra = in some form or other, in one form or another.
    * de una lado para otro = on the move, to and fro.
    * de una parte a otra = back and forth.
    * de una punta a otra = end to end.
    * de un + Expresión Temporal + a otro = from one + Expresión Temporal + to the next.
    * de un extremo al otro = from the ridiculous to the sublime, from the sublime to the ridiculous.
    * de un modo u otro = somehow, some way.
    * de un momento a otro = momentarily, at any moment.
    * de uno a otro = across.
    * de un sitio a otro = back and forth.
    * de un sitio para otro = on the move.
    * de un tipo u otro = of one kind or another.
    * dicho de otro modo = said differently.
    * el consejo de otra person = a second opinion.
    * el siguiente no, el otro = next but one.
    * en cualquier otra circunstancia = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otra parte = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otra situación = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otro lugar = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otro momento = some other time.
    * en cualquier otro sitio = anywhere else.
    * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other extreme.
    * en lugar de otro = vicariously.
    * en otra categoría = on a different plane.
    * en otra escala = on a different plane.
    * en otra parte = further afield.
    * en otras palabras = which is to say.
    * en otro nivel = on a different plane.
    * en otro orden de cosas = on another topic, as for, as regards, meanwhile, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * en otro sitio = down the road.
    * en otros tiempos = in days of yore, in times of yore.
    * en otro tiempo = in days of yore, in times of yore.
    * entre otras cosas = for one thing, inter alia.
    * entre otros = amongst others, among others.
    * estar hecho el uno para el otro = be well suited to each other, be two of a kind, be a right pair.
    * estudiante proveniente de otra universidad = transfer student.
    * guardar Algo para otra vez = save for + a rainy day.
    * hecho el uno para el otro = made for each other.
    * inspirado en otros = copycat.
    * ir de un sitio a otro = shunt between.
    * ir de un sitio para otro = run around.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lo otro = otherness.
    * lo que se gana por un lado se pierde por otro = swings and roundabouts.
    * lo que se pierda en una cosa se gana en la otra = what you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts.
    * los otros con los que aparece(n) = neighbours [neighbors, -USA].
    * los unos a costa de los otros = at each other's expense.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * mapa que se inserta en otro documento = inclusion map.
    * mirar al otro lado = look + the other way.
    * mirar en otra dirección = look + the other way.
    * ni lo uno ni lo otro = in-between, betwixt and between.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * ningún otro = no other.
    * ni una cosa ni la otra = in-between, betwixt and between.
    * no ser ni una cosa ni otra = fall between + two stools.
    * no tener otra alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otro objetivo que el de = have + no other purpose than.
    * ofrecer la otra mejilla = turn + the other cheek.
    * organismo que actúa en representación de otros = umbrella.
    * ¡otra! = encore!.
    * otra cara de + Nombre, la = flip side of + Nombre, the.
    * otra cara, la = flip side, the.
    * otra cosa = something else.
    * otra cosa que no sea = anything other than.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * otra posibilidad = as an alternative.
    * otra posibilidad es = for what it's worth [FWIW].
    * otra posibilidad es que = alternatively.
    * otra posibilidad + ser = another possibility + be.
    * otra taza de té o café = refill [re-fill].
    * otra vez = again, once again, once more, redux.
    * otra vida, la = afterlife [after-life].
    * otro bueno + Nombre = the next best + Nombre.
    * otro ejemplar = additional copy.
    * otro + Nombre + más = further + Nombre, yet another + Nombre.
    * otro paso más hacia + Posesivo + destrucción = another nail in + Posesivo + coffin.
    * otros cuantos = several other.
    * otros tantos = as many.
    * para otra ocasión = for future reference.
    * pasar de uno a otro = change back and forth.
    * pasar de un sitio a otro = travel.
    * pero por otra parte = but then again.
    * pero por otro lado = but then again.
    * poner la otra mejilla = turn + the other cheek.
    * ponerlo de otra manera = put it + in a different way.
    * por medio de otro(s) = by proxy.
    * por otra parte = on the flip side.
    * por otro lado = on the other hand, on the flip side, on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * qué otra cosa = what else.
    * sacar a relucir los trapos sucios delante de otros = wash + dirty linen in front of others.
    * sensación de no ser ni una cosa ni la otra = in-betweenness.
    * ser complementario el uno del otro = be integral one to another.
    * ser muy superior a los otros = be way above all the others.
    * ser otro cantar = be a different kettle of fish.
    * ser tan buen momento como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * ser un momento tan bueno como cualqu = be as good a time as any.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * tan bueno como ningún otro = as good as any.
    * todos los otros = all of the other.
    * tomar otra decisión = decision to the contrary.
    * tropezar los unos con los otros = trip over + each other.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * una noche tras otra = night after night.
    * una y otra vez = over and over, repetitively, time after time, time and time again, again and again, over and over again.
    * un día sí y otro no = every other day.
    * un día sí y otro también = day in and day out.
    * un día tras otro = day after day.
    * unos con otros = one another.
    * unos de otros = one another.
    * unos encima de los otros = one on another.
    * uno tras otro = one after the other, sequentially, one after another.
    * uno u otro = one or another.
    * u otros = or what not [whatnot].
    * vivir en otro mundo = live in + cloud cuckoo land.
    * y además otro(s) = still (an)other(s).
    * y otro(s) = et al. (et alii), still (an)other(s).

    * * *
    A (con carácter adicional) ( sing) another; (pl) other; (con numerales) another
    ¿puedo comer otro trozo? can I have another piece?
    tiene otros tres hijos he has another three children, he has three other children
    necesito otras cinco libras/otros dos kilos I need another five pounds/two kilos
    déjame probar otra vez let me try again
    una y otra vez time and time again
    otro tanto ver tanto3 pron B. (↑ tanto (3))
    B (diferente) ( sing) another; (pl) other
    hay otra manera de hacerlo there's another o a different way of doing it
    ¿puedes venir en otro momento? can you come another o some other time?
    ¿no sabes ninguna otra canción? don't you know any other songs?, is that the only song you know?
    no hay otra forma de aprenderlo there's no other way of learning it o to learn it
    decidió probar otros métodos she decided to try other methods
    ponlo en otro sitio put it somewhere else
    la realidad es muy otra the truth of the matter is very different
    queda del otro lado de la calle it's on the other side of the street
    sus otras compañías his other companies, the rest of his companies
    Compuestos:
    el otro mundo the next world
    masculine alter ego, other self
    D
    1 (siguiente, contiguo) next
    al otro día me llamó por teléfono she phoned me the following o (the) next day
    se bajó en la otra parada he got off at the next stop
    2
    el otro día the other day
    lo vi el otro día en el club I saw him at the club the other day
    A (con carácter adicional) ( sing) another, another one
    ¿quieres otro? would you like another (one)?
    ¡otra! encore!
    B
    (diferente): desde que adelgazó parece otra since she lost weight she looks a different person
    quiero éste y no voy a aceptar ningún otro this is the one I want and I won't accept any other
    la dejó por otra he left her for somebody else o for another woman
    otros piensan que no es así others feel that this is not so
    C
    (estableciendo un contraste): la otra es mejor the other one is better
    los otros no están listos (hablandode personas) the others aren't ready; (— de cosas) the others o the other ones aren't ready
    de lo otro, te llamaré luego as for the other matter o business, I'll call you later
    todo lo otro va en este cajón everything else goes in this drawer
    D
    (siguiente, contiguo): un día sí y otro no every other day
    de un día para el otro overnight, from one day to the next
    la semana que viene no, la otra not next week, the week after
    se tomó tres, uno detrás del otro he drank three, one after the other
    E
    otra que … ( RPl fam): otra que un par de días, les llevó dos semanas a couple of days my foot! o what do you mean a couple of days? it took them two weeks
    no vamos a poder ir de vacaciones, otra que viaje a Europa … we won't be going on vacation, never mind o let alone to Europe!
    * * *

     

    otro,
    otra adjetivo

    1 ( con carácter adicional) ( sing) another;
    (pl) other;
    ( con numerales) another;
    ¿puedo comer otro trozo? can I have another piece?;

    prueba otra vez try again;
    una y otra vez time and time again;
    ver tanto 2 pronombre 2
    2 ( diferente) ( sing) another;
    (pl) other;

    ¿no sabes ninguna otra canción? don't you know any other songs?;
    en otro sitio somewhere else;
    en otro momento some other time
    3 ( estableciendo un contraste) other;

    4 (siguiente, contiguo) next;
    ver tb
    día

    ■ pronombre
    1 ( con carácter adicional) ( sing) another (one);
    ¿quieres otro? would you like another (one)?

    2 ( diferente):

    no voy a aceptar ningún otro I won't accept any other;
    lo cambié por otro I changed it for another one;
    ¿no tiene otros? have you any other ones?;
    otros piensan que no es así others feel that this is not so
    3 ( estableciendo un contraste):


    (— de cosas) the others o the other ones aren't ready
    4 (siguiente, contiguo):
    la semana que viene no, la otra not next week, the week after;

    uno detrás del otro one after the other
    otro,-a
    I adj indef
    1 (adicional, añadido) another: había otra muñeca, there was another doll
    (distinto, diferente) no veo otra solución, I can see no other solution
    otras veces es más amable, other times he's nicer
    2 (con artículo definido) other: la otra hermana es rubia, the other sister is blonde
    el otro día no pude llamarte, I couldn't phone you the other day
    II pron indef
    1 (adicional, extra) another (one): me tomaría otra, I'll have another one
    (distinto, diferente) no quiero otra, I don't want any other one
    unos ganan y otros pierden, some win, others lose
    lo confundí con otro, I mistook him for somebody else
    2 (con artículo definido) (sing) the other (one)
    (pl) (personas, cosas) the others, the other ones
    Another se emplea con sustantivos en singular y (any) other con sustantivos en plural: No tengo otro. I haven't got another. No tengo otros. I haven't got any others. Si, además, quieres añadir un número, emplearemos another o more: Quiero otros tres pasteles. I want another three cakes o I want three more cakes.
    ' otro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abajo
    - alguna
    - alguno
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - apestosa
    - apestoso
    - bailar
    - bando
    - beneficio
    - cambiar
    - cantar
    - cascar
    - collado
    - comunicar
    - contraria
    - contrario
    - dejar
    - día
    - dicha
    - dicho
    - embestir
    - encargo
    - enfadarse
    - enjabonar
    - espíritu
    - gallo
    - grosor
    - hacer
    - harina
    - jueves
    - lado
    - llevarse
    - lo
    - marcar
    - más
    -
    - mismamente
    - momento
    - mundo
    - nada
    - nadie
    - ninguna
    - ninguno
    - no
    - nunca
    - oído
    - otra
    - pasar
    - preferir
    English:
    about
    - across
    - affair
    - after
    - alien
    - another
    - apart
    - approach
    - astir
    - blind
    - breadth
    - bygone
    - chain-smoke
    - cloud cuckoo land
    - connect
    - cop
    - copycat
    - cross
    - dash
    - die off
    - disturbing
    - dribble
    - each
    - ear
    - else
    - elsewhere
    - escape
    - far
    - flip side
    - foreign
    - further
    - get on to
    - get onto
    - hand
    - home
    - hot
    - interfere
    - marmalade
    - minute
    - miss
    - mix up
    - more
    - neither
    - new
    - nutty
    - object
    - odd
    - one
    - other
    - otherwise
    * * *
    otro, -a
    adj
    1. [distinto] another;
    otros/otras other;
    otro chico another boy;
    el otro chico the other boy;
    (los) otros chicos (the) other boys;
    ¿conoces otro sitio donde podamos ir? do you know anywhere else we could go?;
    no hay otra impresora como ésta there's no other printer quite like this one;
    dame otra cosa, no quiero agua could I have something else? I don't feel like water;
    no hace otra cosa que llorar she does nothing but cry;
    el otro día [pasado] the other day;
    al otro año volvimos a Acapulco [año siguiente] we returned to Acapulco the following year;
    otros pocos/muchos votaron a favor a few/several of the others voted in favour
    2. [nuevo] another;
    estamos ante otro Dalí this is another Dali;
    otros tres goles another three goals;
    vendrán otros dos amigos another two friends will come;
    yo hubiera hecho otro tanto I would have done just the same;
    otra vez again
    pron
    another (one);
    el otro the other one;
    otros/otras others;
    los otros/las otras the others;
    ¿nos tomamos otra? shall we have another (one)?;
    dame otro give me another (one);
    sé que sales con otra I know you're seeing another woman o someone else;
    ¡pareces otro! you look like a completely different person!;
    mientras uno baila, el otro canta while one of them dances, the other sings;
    la semana que viene no, la otra the week after next;
    los perros se mordían el uno al otro the dogs were biting each other;
    nos ayudamos los unos a los otros we all help each other o one another;
    algún otro quedará there's bound to be a couple left;
    ningún otro corre tanto como él no one runs as fast as he does;
    su calidad de impresión es mejor que ninguna otra it prints better than anything else;
    yo no lo hice, fue otro it wasn't me, it was somebody else;
    otro habría abandonado, pero no él anyone else would have given up, but not him;
    la razón no es otra que la falta de medios the reason is quite simply a lack of resources;
    pónganos otra de lo mismo (the) same again, please;
    ¡hasta otra! I'll see you when I see you, see you again some time;
    ¡otra! [en conciertos] encore!, more!;
    otro que tal (baila): el padre era un mujeriego y el hijo es otro que tal (baila) the father was a womanizer and his son's a chip off the old block;
    ¡otro que tal!, ¡es que no paran de preguntar! there goes another one! they never stop asking questions!;
    Am
    ¡otra que!: ¡otra que 20 años, debe tener como 25! what do you mean, 20? he must be about 25!;
    Am
    no hay o [m5] me queda otra I've got no choice o alternative
    * * *
    I adj
    1 ( diferente) another;
    otros other;
    ser muy otro be very different
    :
    otros dos libros another two books
    3 con el, la other
    II pron
    1 ( adicional) another (one)
    2 ( persona distinta) someone o
    somebody else;
    fue otro, no fui yo it wasn’t me, it was someone else
    3 ( cosa distinta) another one, a different one;
    otros others;
    entre otros among others
    :
    ¡hasta otra! see you soon
    :
    amarse el uno al otro love one another, love each other
    * * *
    otro, otra adj
    1) : other
    2) : another
    en otro juego, ellos ganaron: in another game, they won
    3)
    otra vez : again
    4)
    de otra manera : otherwise
    5)
    otra parte : elsewhere
    6)
    en otro tiempo : once, formerly
    otro, otra pron
    1) : another one
    dame otro: give me another
    2) : other one
    el uno o el otro: one or the other
    3)
    los otros, las otras : the others, the rest
    me dio una y se quedó con las otras: he gave me one and kept the rest
    * * *
    otro1 adj
    ¿quieres otra galleta? would you like another biscuit?
    Cuando otro va precedido de un determinante o adjetivo posesivo o demostrativo, no se usa another sino other
    otro2 pron
    1. (en singular) another / another one
    este dibujo no está mal, pero el otro es mucho mejor this drawing isn't bad, but the other one is much better
    3. (en plural) others

    Spanish-English dictionary > otro

  • 11 ser atacado

    v.
    to be attacked, to be opposed.
    * * *
    (v.) = be under attack, come under + fire, be under assault
    Ex. Computer networks are under attack from viruses, traditional hacking and cyberattack.
    Ex. At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.
    Ex. Those institutions and persons representing a progressive and hopeful future for Iraq are under assault and in retreat.
    * * *
    (v.) = be under attack, come under + fire, be under assault

    Ex: Computer networks are under attack from viruses, traditional hacking and cyberattack.

    Ex: At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.
    Ex: Those institutions and persons representing a progressive and hopeful future for Iraq are under assault and in retreat.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser atacado

  • 12 ser criticado

    v.
    to be criticized, to be under fire, to come under fire.
    * * *
    (v.) = be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat, come under + fire
    Ex. Over the years, the AACR has been subjected to criticism for provisions that sanction the use of form subdivisions in headings for certain legal and religious publications.
    Ex. Both indexes were subject to considerable criticism but it was not found possible to allocate blame to the computer program.
    Ex. In general, librarians commented that 'the smaller the town, the more heat the library takes about weeding'.
    Ex. At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.
    * * *
    (v.) = be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat, come under + fire

    Ex: Over the years, the AACR has been subjected to criticism for provisions that sanction the use of form subdivisions in headings for certain legal and religious publications.

    Ex: Both indexes were subject to considerable criticism but it was not found possible to allocate blame to the computer program.
    Ex: In general, librarians commented that 'the smaller the town, the more heat the library takes about weeding'.
    Ex: At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser criticado

  • 13 ser el blanco de las críticas

    (v.) = come under + fire
    Ex. At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.
    * * *
    (v.) = come under + fire

    Ex: At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser el blanco de las críticas

  • 14 teoría económica

    f.
    economic theory.
    * * *
    Ex. At the other extreme is Mises, who describes economic theory as an essential element in the structure of human civilization.
    * * *

    Ex: At the other extreme is Mises, who describes economic theory as an essential element in the structure of human civilization.

    Spanish-English dictionary > teoría económica

  • 15 extremo

    adj.
    1 extreme, outermost, exaggerated, excessive.
    2 extreme, ultimate.
    m.
    1 extreme, farthest end, end, terminal.
    2 extent, degree.
    3 extremitas.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: extremar.
    * * *
    1 (exagerado) extreme
    2 (distante) further
    1 (punta) extreme, end
    2 (punto último) point, extreme
    3 (asunto, materia) matter, question
    4 DEPORTE wing
    \
    en caso extremo as a last resort
    en extremo extremely, very much
    en último extremo as a last resort
    hasta tal extremo to such a point
    pasar de un extremo a otro to go from one extreme to another
    Extremo Oriente Far East
    ————————
    1 (punta) extreme, end
    2 (punto último) point, extreme
    3 (asunto, materia) matter, question
    4 DEPORTE wing
    * * *
    1. (f. - extrema)
    adj.
    extreme, utmost
    2. noun m.
    end, extreme
    * * *
    I
    ADJ
    1) (=máximo) extreme

    en caso extremo — as a last resort, if all else fails

    2) (=alejado) furthest
    oriente
    3) (Pol) (=radical) extreme

    extrema derecha — extreme right, far right

    extrema izquierda — extreme left, far left

    II
    1. SM
    1) (=punta) end

    agarra la cuerda por este extremo — take this end of the rope, take hold of the rope by o at this end

    de extremo a extremo — from one end o side to the other

    de un extremo a otro — (lit) from one end o side to the other; (fig) from one extreme to another

    2) (=límite) extreme

    si la situación se deteriora hasta ese extremo... — if the situation deteriorates to that extent...

    en extremo — extremely

    hasta el extremo — to the full

    llegar a o hasta el extremo de, hemos llegado al extremo de no decirnos ni hola — it's got to the point now that we don't even say hello to each other

    en último extremo — as a last resort, if all else fails

    3) (=asunto) point

    pidieron una rebaja en el rescate, extremo que fue rechazado — they asked for the ransom to be reduced, a condition which was refused

    4) (=cuidado) great care
    2.
    SMF
    (Dep)

    jugaba de extremo derecho — he played (on the) right wing, he played as a right winger

    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo
    a) (gen delante del n) <pobreza/cuidado> extreme
    b) <caso/medida> extreme
    II
    1)
    a) (de palo, cable) end
    b) ( postura extrema) extreme

    los extremos se tocan — (fr hecha) extremes meet

    c) ( límite)

    si se llega a ese extremo... — if it gets that bad o to that point...

    en último extremoas a last resort

    d)
    2) (period) (punto, cuestión)
    III
    - ma masculino, femenino (en fútbol, rugby) winger
    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo
    a) (gen delante del n) <pobreza/cuidado> extreme
    b) <caso/medida> extreme
    II
    1)
    a) (de palo, cable) end
    b) ( postura extrema) extreme

    los extremos se tocan — (fr hecha) extremes meet

    c) ( límite)

    si se llega a ese extremo... — if it gets that bad o to that point...

    en último extremoas a last resort

    d)
    2) (period) (punto, cuestión)
    III
    - ma masculino, femenino (en fútbol, rugby) winger
    * * *
    extremo1
    1 = end, extreme, far + Localización, reaches, extreme end, end point [endpoint], tip.

    Ex: Scanning must start to the left of the bar codes and must continue past the right end.

    Ex: At the two extremes, the order may simply be decided for each topic as and when it arises, and followed thereafter.
    Ex: We'll select record '75' which is located on CD-ROM disc \#4 (shown by the number on the far right side of the screen).
    Ex: He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
    Ex: However, it was possible to identify queries from the extreme ends of the specificity continuum.
    Ex: The process reaches its end point when information is gathered, indexed and compiled into a useful format for public and library staff use.
    Ex: Reportedly the tip of his nose is so damaged from the operations that the tissue has died.
    * al extremo = to the extreme.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * al otro extremo = at the receiving end.
    * a un extremo de la escala = at one end of the scale.
    * del Extremo Oriente = Far Eastern.
    * desde un extremo... al otro = from one end... to the other.
    * de un extremo al otro = from the ridiculous to the sublime, from the sublime to the ridiculous.
    * de un extremo a otro del país = cross-country.
    * de un extremo de la ciudad a otro = cross-town.
    * en el extremo opuesto = at the far end.
    * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum.
    * en este extremo = to this extent.
    * en un extremo de la escala = at one extreme.
    * en un extremo... en el otro = at one end... at the other.
    * extremo delantero = fore-end.
    * extremo inferior izquierdo = lower left.
    * Extremo Oriente, el = Far East, the.
    * extremo + Punto Cardinal = furthest + Punto Cardinal.
    * extremo superior = high end.
    * hasta el extremo de = to the point of, up to the point of.
    * hasta el extremo que = up to the point where, to the point where.
    * jugar de extremo derecho = play + the left wing.
    * llegar al extremo de = get to + the point of, go to + the extreme of.
    * llegar al extremo de + Infinitivo = go + (as/so) far as + Infinitivo.
    * llegar a un extremo = reach + epic proportions.

    extremo2
    2 = extreme.
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: You can very frequently go into a large library and have extreme difficulty finding somebody to help you because there are 40 people sitting out in back doing something which somebody else is doing down the road.

    * calor extremo = extreme heat.
    * condiciones metereológicas extremas = severe weather, severe weather conditions.
    * deporte extremo = extreme sport.
    * en extremo = no end, to no end.
    * extrema derecha = far right.
    * extrema precaución = extreme caution.
    * extrema prudencia = extreme caution.
    * frío extremo = extreme cold.
    * necesidad extrema = dire need.
    * temperaturas extremas = extreme temperatures.

    * * *
    extremo1 -ma
    1 ( gen delante del n) ‹pobreza/gravedad› extreme
    viven en una situación de extrema necesidad they live in extreme poverty
    un caso de extrema gravedad an extremely serious case
    2 ‹caso/postura/medida› extreme
    casos extremos, que no suceden todos los días extreme cases which don't happen every day
    en caso extremo as a last resort
    Compuestos:
    extrema derecha/izquierda
    feminine ( Pol) extreme right/left
    extremo derecho/izquierdo
    masculine and feminine ( Dep) right/left wing
    masculine Far East
    A
    1 (de un palo, cable) end
    al otro extremo del pasillo at the other end of the corridor
    viven al otro extremo de la ciudad they live right on the other side of the city
    va de un extremo a otro she goes from one extreme to the other o to another
    son extremos opuestos, no se parecen en nada they are complete opposites, different in every way
    no soy una persona de extremos I'm not given to extremes
    los extremos se tocan ( fr hecha); extremes meet
    3
    (límite, punto): han llegado al extremo de no saludarse they've reached the point where they don't even say hello to each other
    si se llega a ese extremo tendremos que operar if it gets that bad o to that point we'll have to operate
    su descaro alcanzó extremos insospechados her effrontery reached unimagined extremes o limits
    es cuidadoso al extremo he is extremely careful, he is careful to a fault
    en último extremo as a last resort, if all else fails
    4
    en extremo in the extreme
    fue una situación en extremo peligrosa it was a situation which was dangerous in the extreme, it was an extremely dangerous situation
    B ( period)
    (punto, cuestión): en ese extremo no estoy de acuerdo I do not agree on that point
    tenían esperanzas de que volviera, extremo que no se confirmó they hoped that she would return but, in the event, this did not happen
    para establecer los extremos de la denuncia to establish the main points of the accusation
    extremo3 -ma
    masculine, feminine
    (en fútbol, rugby) winger
    Compuestos:
    tight end
    defensive end
    * * *

     

    Del verbo extremar: ( conjugate extremar)

    extremo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    extremó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    extremar    
    extremo
    extremar ( conjugate extremar) verbo transitivo (frml) to maximize (frml)
    extremarse verbo pronominal

    extremo 1 -ma adjetivo
    extreme;
    un caso de extrema gravedad an extremely serious case;
    en caso extremo as a last resort;
    extremo derecha/izquierda (Pol) extreme right/left;
    extremo derecho/izquierdo (Dep) right/left wing;
    Eextremo Oriente Far East
    extremo 2 sustantivo masculino
    a) (de palo, cable) end



    son extremos opuestos they are complete opposites
    c) ( límite):

    si se llega a ese extremo … if it gets that bad o to that point …;

    en último extremo as a last resort
    extremar verbo transitivo to maximize: extremó los cuidados con el niño, she looked after the boy with special care
    extremo,-a
    I adjetivo extreme
    (lejano) Extremo Oriente, Far East
    II sustantivo masculino
    1 (fin o principio) end
    2 (punto o situación límite) extreme
    (asunto, punto de que se trata) point: en este extremo soy inflexible, I won't move on that point
    ' extremo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cabo
    - extrema
    - extremar
    - extremidad
    - fondo
    - media
    - medio
    - oriente
    - punta
    - rematar
    - término
    - tope
    - extremista
    - lagrimal
    - llegar
    - opuesto
    English:
    abysmal
    - abyss
    - across
    - butt
    - dire
    - end
    - extreme
    - far
    - Far East
    - outermost
    - push
    - sublime
    - winger
    - extremity
    - fault
    - pitch
    * * *
    extremo, -a
    adj
    1. [sumo] extreme;
    con extremo cuidado with extreme care
    2. [al límite] extreme;
    una situación de pobreza extrema a situation of extreme poverty;
    la extrema izquierda/derecha the far left/right
    3. [lejano] far, furthest
    nm
    1. [punta] end;
    agárralo por este extremo hold it by this end;
    al otro extremo de la calle at the other end of the street;
    mientras, en el otro extremo del país,… meanwhile, at the other end of the country,…;
    los extremos se tocan extremes meet
    2. [límite] extreme;
    llegar a extremos ridículos/peligrosos to reach ridiculous/dangerous extremes;
    no desearía llegar a ese extremo I wouldn't want to go to those lengths;
    llegamos al extremo de pegarnos we actually ended up coming to blows;
    en extremo: le mimas en extremo you spoil him far too much;
    es meticuloso en extremo he is extremely meticulous o meticulous to a fault;
    una decisión en extremo sorprendente an extremely surprising decision;
    en último extremo as a last resort;
    ir o [m5] pasar de un extremo al otro to go from one extreme to the other
    3. [en fútbol] winger
    extremo derecho [en fútbol] outside right; [en rugby] right wing;
    extremo izquierdo [en fútbol] outside left;
    [en rugby] left wing
    4. [punto, asunto] issue, question;
    …extremo que ha sido rechazado por… …a claim which has been denied by…;
    este extremo está aún por confirmar that remains to be confirmed
    * * *
    I adj
    1 extreme
    2 POL
    :
    la extrema derecha/izquierda the far right/left
    II m
    1 extreme;
    ir o
    pasar de un extremo a otro go from one extreme to another;
    los extremos se tocan opposites attract;
    en extremo in the extreme
    última end
    3 ( punto) point;
    llegar al extremo de reach the point of
    III m/f
    :
    extremo derecho/izquierdo DEP right/left wing
    * * *
    extremo, -ma adj
    1) : extreme, utmost
    2) excesivo: excessive
    3)
    en caso extremo : as a last resort
    1) : extreme, end
    2)
    al extremo de : to the point of
    3)
    en extremo : in the extreme
    * * *
    extremo1 adj extreme
    2. (punto último) extreme / point

    Spanish-English dictionary > extremo

  • 16 francotirador

    m.
    sniper, marksman, franc-tireur.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 sniper
    * * *
    francotirador, -a
    SM / F
    1) (=tirador) sniper
    2) (fig) freelance, free agent
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino sniper
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino sniper
    * * *
    francotirador1
    1 = sniper, franc-tireur.

    Ex: In this novel, the protagonist, against the advice of his parents, chooses to remain in his apartment in war-torn West Beirut and is shot dead by a sniper.

    Ex: At the other extreme, the grand tradition has come under fire from two franc-tireurs FN Hatt and DE Gerard.
    * fuego de francotirador = sniper fire.

    francotirador2

    Ex: It is becoming apparent that Ms Obama may well become a loose cannon and a serious liability for her husband should he win the nomination.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    sniper
    * * *

    francotirador
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    sniper
    francotirador,-ora sustantivo masculino y femenino sniper

    ' francotirador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    francotiradora
    English:
    casualty
    - sniper
    * * *
    francotirador, -ora nm,f
    1. Mil sniper
    2. [rebelde] maverick
    * * *
    m, francotiradora f sniper
    * * *
    : sniper

    Spanish-English dictionary > francotirador

  • 17 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
    ----
    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

    * * *
    a
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
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    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

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    al + inf on + gerund
    me lo encontré al salir de casa I met him when I was leaving, I met him on leaving
    al quedarse sin dinero, tuvo que ponerse a trabajar when he ran out of money, he had to get down to work
    está al caer it's about to happen
    ————————
    al
    on + gerund
    me lo encontré al salir de casa I met him when I was leaving, I met him on leaving
    al quedarse sin dinero, tuvo que ponerse a trabajar when he ran out of money, he had to get down to work
    * * *
    cont.
    * * *
    * * *
    * * *
    ----
    * al abrigo de = on the lee side of.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al agua = water-based, overboard.
    * al aire libre = open-air, outdoors, in the open, out of doors.
    * al alcance = within reach, within easy reach, within sight, within gunshot, within range.
    * al alcance de cualquiera = within anyone's reach, within anybody's reach.
    * al alcance de la mano = within arm's reach, within easy reach.
    * al alcance del oído = within earshot of.
    * al alcance de todos = within everybody's reach, within everyone's reach, accessible to everyone, accessible to everybody.
    * al amanecer = at the crack of dawn.
    * al amor de la lumbre = round-the-fireside.
    * al amparo de la noche = under cover of night.
    * al amparo de la oscuridad = under cover of darkness.
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al anochecer = at twilight, at nightfall.
    * al año = per annum, per year.
    * al arrancar = at startup.
    * al atardecer = at twilight.
    * al azar = at random, by chance, haphazardly, indiscriminate, indiscriminately, random, randomly, pot luck, hit (and/or) miss, odd, by a fluke, by luck, by a stroke of (good) luck.
    * al borde de = on the verge of, on the brink of, at the side of, on the edge of.
    * al borde de la carretera = at the roadside, at the roadside.
    * al borde de la extinción = on the verge of extinction, on the edge of extinction.
    * al borde de la ley = on the edge of the law.
    * al borde del camino = at the roadside.
    * al borde del mar = at the seaside.
    * al caer la noche = at nightfall.
    * al calor de la lumbre = round-the-fireside.
    * al chi cuadrado = chi-squared.
    * al comenzar = at startup.
    * al comienzo = early on, at the outset, to start with, at startup.
    * al comienzo de = at the start (of), in the early days (of), at the outbreak of, at the onset of, early in.
    * al compás de = in tandem with, in unison with.
    * al contado = cash value.
    * al contrapunto = contrapuntal.
    * al contrario = vice versa, to the contrary, contrariwise, quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * al corriente = in step, au courant, paid-up, in good standing.
    * al corriente de = in step with.
    * al cumplir la fecha = at term.
    * al descubierto = exposed, wide open.
    * al despuntar el alba = at the crack of dawn.
    * al despuntar el día = at the crack of dawn.
    * al día = in step, paid-up, in good standing.
    * al día de = in step with.
    * al día de hoy = as of today.
    * al día siguiente = the next day.
    * al dorso = overleaf.
    * al empezar = first off.
    * al entrar = on entry.
    * al escuchar = at the sound of.
    * al este de = east of.
    * al estilo de = a la, along the lines, in the mould of.
    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * al estilo de + Nombre = in a + Nombre + sort of way.
    * al estilo militar = military-style.
    * al estudiar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al examinar Algo de cerca = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * al extremo = to the extreme.
    * al filo de = on the brink of, on the edge of, on the verge of.
    * al filo de la acera = kerbside [curbside, -USA], curbside [kerbside, -UK].
    * al fin = at last, at long last.
    * al final = in the end, eventually, in the final count, terminally, ultimately, at the end of the day.
    * al final (de) = at the end (of).
    * al final de cuentas = when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * al final del día = at the end of the day, at the close of the day.
    * al final de su mandato = lame duck.
    * al final resultó que = in the event.
    * al fin y al cabo = in the end, after all, all in all, after all is said and done, when all is said and done.
    * al fondo (de) = at the bottom (of).
    * al frente de = in the forefront of/in, at the forefront of.
    * al frente (de) = in charge (of).
    * al hacer esto = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al igual que = as with, like, in common with, much as, equalling that, after the fashion of, so too, similar to, much like.
    * al igual que con todo en la vida = as with everything in life.
    * al igual que + Nombre = not unlike + Nombre.
    * al incluirse en = on admission to.
    * al + Infinitive = by + Gerundio.
    * al + Infinitivo = in + Gerundio, on + Gerundio, when + Gerundio, while + Gerundio, on + Nombre, upon + Gerundio, as + Nombre + Verbo, as + Sujeto + Verbo.
    * al infinito = ad infinitum.
    * al inicio = at startup.
    * al instante = on-the-fly, instantly, on the spot, straight away, on the double, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], right away, at once.
    * al intentar + Infinitivo = in the attempt to.
    * al lado de = beside, at the side of, by the side of.
    * al llegar = on arrival.
    * al loro = in the know.
    * al mando = in the saddle.
    * al mando (de) = at the helm (of), in charge (of).
    * al margen = on the sidelines, tangential.
    * al margen de = divorced from, untouched, outside the purview of, other than, in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * al margen de la ley = extra-judicial.
    * al máximo = to the full, to the utmost, to the hilt, to the extreme, at full stretch.
    * al mediodía = at midday, at high noon.
    * al mejor precio = at the best price.
    * al mejor precio posible = at the best possible price.
    * al menos = at least, at the very least.
    * al mes = per month.
    * al mismo nivel de = flush with.
    * al mismo nivel que = on a par with, in the same league as.
    * al mismo tiempo = at once, at the same time, concurrently, in the process, simultaneously, contemporaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, concomitantly, at the one time, all the while.
    * al mismo tiempo que = in parallel to/with, while, as the same time as, cum, in conjunction with.
    * al mismo tiempo que + Indicativo = whilst + Gerundio.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * al momento = while-you-wait [while-u-wait].
    * al nacer = at birth.
    * al norte de = north of.
    * al oeste de = west of.
    * al oír = at the sound of.
    * al óleo = oil-based.
    * al otro extremo = at the receiving end.
    * al otro lado de = across.
    * al otro lado de la barrera = on the other side of the fence.
    * al otro lado de la ciudad = cross-town.
    * al otro lado del mundo = half way (a)round the world.
    * al parecer = apparently, apparently, it seems that..., supposedly, allegedly, it appeared that....
    * al pie (de) = at the bottom (of), at the foot (of).
    * al pie de la letra = to the letter.
    * al pisar = underfoot.
    * al por mayor = in bulk.
    * al principio = at first, at the outset, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], in the early years, originally, to start with, early on, at startup.
    * al principio de = at the beginning (of), at the dawn of, at the onset of, early in.
    * al principio de la imprenta = early printing.
    * al principio y al final = both ends.
    * al principio y al final de = at each end of.
    * al propio ritmo de Uno = in + Posesivo + own time, at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * al pulsar un botón = at the push of a button.
    * al que no se puede dejar de faltar = unmissable.
    * al que pertenece = parent.
    * al que se le hado mucha publicidad = heavily promoted.
    * al rayar el alba = at the crack of dawn.
    * al recibir = upon + receipt.
    * al respecto = in this connection, in this respect.
    * al revés = vice versa, in reverse, mirror-fashion, wrong way round, the, inside-out.
    * al romper el día = at the crack of dawn.
    * al servicio de = at the service of.
    * al servicio de la nación = uniformed.
    * al sol = in the sun.
    * al sur de = south of.
    * al tacto = to the touch.
    * al tanto = au fait, in the know, in step.
    * al tanto de = on the lookout for, on the alert for, in step with.
    * al teléfono = on the line.
    * al timón = in the saddle, at the wheel.
    * al timón (de) = at the helm (of).
    * al trasluz = against the light.
    * al unísono = in concert, unison, with one voice, in unison.
    * al unísono con = in unison with.
    * al usarse = in use.
    * al vapor = steamed.
    * al ver = at the sight of.
    * al volante = at the wheel.
    * al vuelo = on-the-fly.
    * * *
    * * *
    * al abrigo de = on the lee side of.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al agua = water-based, overboard.
    * al aire libre = open-air, outdoors, in the open, out of doors.
    * al alcance = within reach, within easy reach, within sight, within gunshot, within range.
    * al alcance de = available at the fingertips of.
    * al alcance de cualquiera = within anyone's reach, within anybody's reach.
    * al alcance de la mano = within arm's reach, within easy reach.
    * al alcance del oído = within earshot of.
    * al alcance de todos = within everybody's reach, within everyone's reach, accessible to everyone, accessible to everybody.
    * al amanecer = at the crack of dawn.
    * al amor de la lumbre = round-the-fireside.
    * al amparo de la noche = under cover of night.
    * al amparo de la oscuridad = under cover of darkness.
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al anochecer = at twilight, at nightfall.
    * al año = per annum, per year.
    * al arrancar = at startup.
    * al atardecer = at twilight.
    * al azar = at random, by chance, haphazardly, indiscriminate, indiscriminately, random, randomly, pot luck, hit (and/or) miss, odd, by a fluke, by luck, by a stroke of (good) luck.
    * al borde de = on the verge of, on the brink of, at the side of, on the edge of.
    * al borde de la carretera = at the roadside, at the roadside.
    * al borde de la extinción = on the verge of extinction, on the edge of extinction.
    * al borde de la ley = on the edge of the law.
    * al borde del camino = at the roadside.
    * al borde del mar = at the seaside.
    * al caer la noche = at nightfall.
    * al calor de la lumbre = round-the-fireside.
    * al chi cuadrado = chi-squared.
    * al comenzar = at startup.
    * al comienzo = early on, at the outset, to start with, at startup.
    * al comienzo de = at the start (of), in the early days (of), at the outbreak of, at the onset of, early in.
    * al compás de = in tandem with, in unison with.
    * al contado = cash value.
    * al contrapunto = contrapuntal.
    * al contrario = vice versa, to the contrary, contrariwise, quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * al corriente = in step, au courant, paid-up, in good standing.
    * al corriente de = in step with.
    * al cumplir la fecha = at term.
    * al descubierto = exposed, wide open.
    * al despuntar el alba = at the crack of dawn.
    * al despuntar el día = at the crack of dawn.
    * al día = in step, paid-up, in good standing.
    * al día de = in step with.
    * al día de hoy = as of today.
    * al día siguiente = the next day.
    * al dorso = overleaf.
    * al empezar = first off.
    * al entrar = on entry.
    * al escuchar = at the sound of.
    * al este de = east of.
    * al estilo de = a la, along the lines, in the mould of.
    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * al estilo de + Nombre = in a + Nombre + sort of way.
    * al estilo militar = military-style.
    * al estudiar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al examinar Algo de cerca = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * al extremo = to the extreme.
    * al filo de = on the brink of, on the edge of, on the verge of.
    * al filo de la acera = kerbside [curbside, -USA], curbside [kerbside, -UK].
    * al fin = at last, at long last.
    * al final = in the end, eventually, in the final count, terminally, ultimately, at the end of the day.
    * al final (de) = at the end (of).
    * al final de cuentas = when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * al final del día = at the end of the day, at the close of the day.
    * al final de su mandato = lame duck.
    * al final resultó que = in the event.
    * al fin y al cabo = in the end, after all, all in all, after all is said and done, when all is said and done.
    * al fondo (de) = at the bottom (of).
    * al frente de = in the forefront of/in, at the forefront of.
    * al frente (de) = in charge (of).
    * al hacer esto = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al igual que = as with, like, in common with, much as, equalling that, after the fashion of, so too, similar to, much like.
    * al igual que con todo en la vida = as with everything in life.
    * al igual que + Nombre = not unlike + Nombre.
    * al incluirse en = on admission to.
    * al + Infinitive = by + Gerundio.
    * al + Infinitivo = in + Gerundio, on + Gerundio, when + Gerundio, while + Gerundio, on + Nombre, upon + Gerundio, as + Nombre + Verbo, as + Sujeto + Verbo.
    * al infinito = ad infinitum.
    * al inicio = at startup.
    * al instante = on-the-fly, instantly, on the spot, straight away, on the double, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], right away, at once.
    * al intentar + Infinitivo = in the attempt to.
    * al lado de = beside, at the side of, by the side of.
    * al llegar = on arrival.
    * al loro = in the know.
    * al mando = in the saddle.
    * al mando (de) = at the helm (of), in charge (of).
    * al margen = on the sidelines, tangential.
    * al margen de = divorced from, untouched, outside the purview of, other than, in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * al margen de la ley = extra-judicial.
    * al máximo = to the full, to the utmost, to the hilt, to the extreme, at full stretch.
    * al mediodía = at midday, at high noon.
    * al mejor precio = at the best price.
    * al mejor precio posible = at the best possible price.
    * al menos = at least, at the very least.
    * al mes = per month.
    * al mismo nivel de = flush with.
    * al mismo nivel que = on a par with, in the same league as.
    * al mismo tiempo = at once, at the same time, concurrently, in the process, simultaneously, contemporaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, concomitantly, at the one time, all the while.
    * al mismo tiempo que = in parallel to/with, while, as the same time as, cum, in conjunction with.
    * al mismo tiempo que + Indicativo = whilst + Gerundio.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * al momento = while-you-wait [while-u-wait].
    * al nacer = at birth.
    * al norte de = north of.
    * al oeste de = west of.
    * al oír = at the sound of.
    * al óleo = oil-based.
    * al otro extremo = at the receiving end.
    * al otro lado de = across.
    * al otro lado de la barrera = on the other side of the fence.
    * al otro lado de la ciudad = cross-town.
    * al otro lado del mundo = half way (a)round the world.
    * al parecer = apparently, apparently, it seems that..., supposedly, allegedly, it appeared that....
    * al pie (de) = at the bottom (of), at the foot (of).
    * al pie de la letra = to the letter.
    * al pisar = underfoot.
    * al por mayor = in bulk.
    * al principio = at first, at the outset, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], in the early years, originally, to start with, early on, at startup.
    * al principio de = at the beginning (of), at the dawn of, at the onset of, early in.
    * al principio de la imprenta = early printing.
    * al principio y al final = both ends.
    * al principio y al final de = at each end of.
    * al propio ritmo de Uno = in + Posesivo + own time, at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * al pulsar un botón = at the push of a button.
    * al que no se puede dejar de faltar = unmissable.
    * al que pertenece = parent.
    * al que se le hado mucha publicidad = heavily promoted.
    * al rayar el alba = at the crack of dawn.
    * al recibir = upon + receipt.
    * al respecto = in this connection, in this respect.
    * al revés = vice versa, in reverse, mirror-fashion, wrong way round, the, inside-out.
    * al romper el día = at the crack of dawn.
    * al servicio de = at the service of.
    * al servicio de la nación = uniformed.
    * al sol = in the sun.
    * al sur de = south of.
    * al tacto = to the touch.
    * al tanto = au fait, in the know, in step.
    * al tanto de = on the lookout for, on the alert for, in step with.
    * al teléfono = on the line.
    * al timón = in the saddle, at the wheel.
    * al timón (de) = at the helm (of).
    * al trasluz = against the light.
    * al unísono = in concert, unison, with one voice, in unison.
    * al unísono con = in unison with.
    * al usarse = in use.
    * al vapor = steamed.
    * al ver = at the sight of.
    * al volante = at the wheel.
    * al vuelo = on-the-fly.
    * * *
    al
    contraction of a (↑ a 3) and el
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    al contraction of a and el
    al (contracción de a & el)
    1a
    2 (+ infinitivo) los invitados están al caer, the guests are about to arrive
    cierren la puerta al salir, close the door on leaving
    al parecer, apparently
    'al' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abandonarse
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abismo
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abordaje
    - abrigar
    - abrigo
    - acalorada
    - acalorado
    - acceder
    - acecho
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - acomodar
    - acosar
    - acre
    - actual
    - adaptar
    - adicta
    - adicto
    - adiós
    - adscribir
    - adscribirse
    - agua
    - aire
    - ajillo
    - alcance
    - aleatoria
    - aleatorio
    - alimón
    - almacén
    - alquilar
    - alta
    - altar
    - alteza
    - alto
    - amanecer
    - amor
    - amparo
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - anochecer
    - antojarse
    - aparato
    - apercibirse
    - aprieto
    - arriar
    English:
    A
    - aboard
    - abreast
    - abroad
    - absolve
    - accessible
    - accompany
    - accustom
    - acquaint
    - across
    - address
    - adrift
    - advise
    - after
    - afterwards
    - agree
    - aim at
    - alarm
    - all
    - allocate
    - alongside
    - also
    - amenable
    - amends
    - analytic
    - analytical
    - anchor
    - another
    - antisocial
    - anyhow
    - appeal
    - applicant
    - appointment
    - apprehend
    - arm
    - Armageddon
    - arouse
    - as
    - ascend
    - aside
    - assume
    - asymmetric
    - asymmetrical
    - at
    - attendant
    - augment
    - authenticity
    - authoritarian
    - available
    - average
    * * *
    al ver a, el
    * * *
    al
    prp a y art el;
    al entrar on coming in, when we/they etc came in
    * * *
    al contraction of a and el art
    * * *
    al prep

    Spanish-English dictionary > al

  • 19 análisis

    m. s.&pl.
    1 analysis, inspection, investigation, examination.
    2 analysis, breakdown, dissection.
    3 assay.
    * * *
    1 analysis
    \
    análisis de orina urine test
    análisis de sangre blood test
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) test
    * * *
    SM INV
    1) (=examen) analysis; [detallado] breakdown
    2) (Econ)
    3) (Med, Quím, Fís)
    4) (Ling) analysis, parsing
    5) (Inform)
    * * *
    masculino (pl análisis) analysis
    * * *
    = analysis [analyses, -pl.], assessment, probing, review, breakdown, calibration, close look, post mortem [postmortem], overview, academic study, surveying, testing.
    Ex. The operation of investigating a whole with the aim of finding out its essential parts and their relationship to each other is known as analysis.
    Ex. However, although the subject may be the primary consideration in the assessment of relevance, subject is not the only factor that determines whether a user wishes to be alerted to the existence of a document.
    Ex. Counselling requires much more time and in-depth probing, although it can at one extreme cover simply the act of lending a sympathetic ear to clients who, in externalizing their problems, may thus be better able to face them and arrive at a solution.
    Ex. The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    Ex. When she arrived at her boss's office at the appointed time, she learned why she had been asked for the breakdown of her day's activities.
    Ex. This requires careful calibration of reader response and the use of as many quantitative indices as possible.
    Ex. The article has the title 'A close look at Dewey 18: alive and well and living in Albany'.
    Ex. Survey research is used to determine what kind of post mortem appraisals companies undertake concerning their abandoned information systems development projects.
    Ex. Figure 16 on page 24 gives an overview of searching.
    Ex. Cyberculture is emerging as an interdisciplinary subject of academic study.
    Ex. The author describes one effort made to counter this trend, through the surveying of the records of a library and the identification of materials to be preserved.
    Ex. Attention has focussed on the labelling of foodstuffs and the testing and approval of food additives.
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    * análisis bibliométrico = bibliometric analysis.
    * análisis cientométrico = scientometric analysis.
    * análisis cinematográfico = film analysis.
    * análisis cluster = cluster analysis.
    * análisis conceptual = conceptual analysis.
    * análisis crítico = critical eye, critical analysis.
    * análisis cualitativo = qualitative analysis.
    * análisis cuantitativo = quantitative analysis.
    * análisis de agrupamiento por cocitas = cocitation cluster analysis.
    * análisis de áreas del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de citas = citation analysis.
    * análisis de cocitas = cocitation analysis.
    * análisis de cocitas de autores = author co-citation analysis.
    * análisis de componentes principales = principal component(s) analysis.
    * análisis de contabilidad = financial analysis.
    * análisis de contenido = content analysis, conceptual analysis.
    * análisis de coocurrencia de términos = co-word analysis.
    * análisis de correlación = correlation analysis.
    * análisis de costes = cost analysis.
    * análisis de costes-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de costos-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de dominios del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de errores = error analysis.
    * análisis de grupo = cohort analysis.
    * análisis de laboratorio = laboratory analysis.
    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * análisis de la coocurrencia de palabras = co-word analysis.
    * análisis del contenido = document analysis, subject analysis, content analysis.
    * análisis del discurso = discourse analysis.
    * análisis del rendimiento = performance analysis.
    * análisis de necesidades = needs analysis.
    * análisis de regresión múltiple = multiple regression analysis.
    * análisis de rendimiento = performance test.
    * análisis de riesgos = risk analysis, risk assessment, risk evaluation.
    * análisis de sangre = blood test.
    * análisis de sistemas = system(s) analysis.
    * análisis detallado = close examination.
    * análisis de tendencias = trend analysis.
    * análisis de una muestra representativa = cross-sectional analysis.
    * análisis de varianza (ANOVA) = analysis of variance (ANOVA).
    * análisis diagnóstico = diagnostic test.
    * análisis discriminante = discriminant analysis.
    * análisis documental = document analysis, subject analysis.
    * análisis escalar = scaling analysis.
    * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis.
    * análisis espacial = spatial analysis.
    * análisis estadístico = statistical analysis.
    * análisis estadístico multivariante = multivariate statistical analysis.
    * análisis facetado = facet analysis.
    * análisis factorial = factor analysis.
    * análisis formal de documentos = markup [mark-up].
    * análisis léxico = lexical analysis.
    * análisis literario = literary analysis.
    * análisis longitudinal = longitudinal analysis.
    * análisis más detallado = close attention.
    * análisis más minucioso = closer examination.
    * análisis minucioso = scrutiny, dissection, cross examination.
    * análisis morfológico = morphological analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional de clases = multidimensional cluster analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional escalar = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * análisis multivariable = multivariate analysis, multivariate test.
    * análisis multivariante = multivariate analysis, multivariate test.
    * análisis municioso = close examination.
    * análisis por facetas = facet analysis.
    * análisis por género = gender analysis.
    * análisis químico = chemical analysis.
    * análisis sintáctico = syntactical analysis.
    * análisis topográfico = surveying.
    * análisis univariante = univariate test.
    * bloque funcional de análisis de contenido = subject analysis block.
    * centro de análisis de la información = information analysis centre.
    * lenguaje para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup language.
    * modelo de análisis de costes = cost model.
    * nuevo análisis = reanalysis [reanalyses, -pl.].
    * programa de análisis de ficheros de transacciones = log analysis software.
    * realizar un análisis = conduct + analysis.
    * realizar un análisis factorial = factor-analyse [factor-analyze, -USA].
    * segundo análisis = re-examination [reexamination].
    * SGML (Lenguaje Estándar Universal para el Análisis Formal de Documentos) = SGML (Standard Generalised Markup Language).
    * sistema para el análisis formal de documentos = markup code.
    * sistema para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup system.
    * superar un análisis minucioso = stand up to + scrutiny, stand up to + examination.
    * unidad de análisis = unit of study.
    * XML (Lenguaje Extensible para el Análisis de Documentos) = XML (Extensible Markup Language).
    * * *
    masculino (pl análisis) analysis
    * * *
    = analysis [analyses, -pl.], assessment, probing, review, breakdown, calibration, close look, post mortem [postmortem], overview, academic study, surveying, testing.

    Ex: The operation of investigating a whole with the aim of finding out its essential parts and their relationship to each other is known as analysis.

    Ex: However, although the subject may be the primary consideration in the assessment of relevance, subject is not the only factor that determines whether a user wishes to be alerted to the existence of a document.
    Ex: Counselling requires much more time and in-depth probing, although it can at one extreme cover simply the act of lending a sympathetic ear to clients who, in externalizing their problems, may thus be better able to face them and arrive at a solution.
    Ex: The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    Ex: When she arrived at her boss's office at the appointed time, she learned why she had been asked for the breakdown of her day's activities.
    Ex: This requires careful calibration of reader response and the use of as many quantitative indices as possible.
    Ex: The article has the title 'A close look at Dewey 18: alive and well and living in Albany'.
    Ex: Survey research is used to determine what kind of post mortem appraisals companies undertake concerning their abandoned information systems development projects.
    Ex: Figure 16 on page 24 gives an overview of searching.
    Ex: Cyberculture is emerging as an interdisciplinary subject of academic study.
    Ex: The author describes one effort made to counter this trend, through the surveying of the records of a library and the identification of materials to be preserved.
    Ex: Attention has focussed on the labelling of foodstuffs and the testing and approval of food additives.
    * análisis bibliométrico = bibliometric analysis.
    * análisis cientométrico = scientometric analysis.
    * análisis cinematográfico = film analysis.
    * análisis cluster = cluster analysis.
    * análisis conceptual = conceptual analysis.
    * análisis crítico = critical eye, critical analysis.
    * análisis cualitativo = qualitative analysis.
    * análisis cuantitativo = quantitative analysis.
    * análisis de agrupamiento por cocitas = cocitation cluster analysis.
    * análisis de áreas del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de citas = citation analysis.
    * análisis de cocitas = cocitation analysis.
    * análisis de cocitas de autores = author co-citation analysis.
    * análisis de componentes principales = principal component(s) analysis.
    * análisis de contabilidad = financial analysis.
    * análisis de contenido = content analysis, conceptual analysis.
    * análisis de coocurrencia de términos = co-word analysis.
    * análisis de correlación = correlation analysis.
    * análisis de costes = cost analysis.
    * análisis de costes-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de costos-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de dominios del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de errores = error analysis.
    * análisis de grupo = cohort analysis.
    * análisis de laboratorio = laboratory analysis.
    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * análisis de la coocurrencia de palabras = co-word analysis.
    * análisis del contenido = document analysis, subject analysis, content analysis.
    * análisis del discurso = discourse analysis.
    * análisis del rendimiento = performance analysis.
    * análisis de necesidades = needs analysis.
    * análisis de regresión múltiple = multiple regression analysis.
    * análisis de rendimiento = performance test.
    * análisis de riesgos = risk analysis, risk assessment, risk evaluation.
    * análisis de sangre = blood test.
    * análisis de sistemas = system(s) analysis.
    * análisis detallado = close examination.
    * análisis de tendencias = trend analysis.
    * análisis de una muestra representativa = cross-sectional analysis.
    * análisis de varianza (ANOVA) = analysis of variance (ANOVA).
    * análisis diagnóstico = diagnostic test.
    * análisis discriminante = discriminant analysis.
    * análisis documental = document analysis, subject analysis.
    * análisis escalar = scaling analysis.
    * análisis escalar de Guttman = Guttman scale analysis.
    * análisis espacial = spatial analysis.
    * análisis estadístico = statistical analysis.
    * análisis estadístico multivariante = multivariate statistical analysis.
    * análisis facetado = facet analysis.
    * análisis factorial = factor analysis.
    * análisis formal de documentos = markup [mark-up].
    * análisis léxico = lexical analysis.
    * análisis literario = literary analysis.
    * análisis longitudinal = longitudinal analysis.
    * análisis más detallado = close attention.
    * análisis más minucioso = closer examination.
    * análisis minucioso = scrutiny, dissection, cross examination.
    * análisis morfológico = morphological analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional de clases = multidimensional cluster analysis.
    * análisis multidimensional escalar = multidimensional scaling analysis.
    * análisis multivariable = multivariate analysis, multivariate test.
    * análisis multivariante = multivariate analysis, multivariate test.
    * análisis municioso = close examination.
    * análisis por facetas = facet analysis.
    * análisis por género = gender analysis.
    * análisis químico = chemical analysis.
    * análisis sintáctico = syntactical analysis.
    * análisis topográfico = surveying.
    * análisis univariante = univariate test.
    * bloque funcional de análisis de contenido = subject analysis block.
    * centro de análisis de la información = information analysis centre.
    * lenguaje para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup language.
    * modelo de análisis de costes = cost model.
    * nuevo análisis = reanalysis [reanalyses, -pl.].
    * programa de análisis de ficheros de transacciones = log analysis software.
    * realizar un análisis = conduct + analysis.
    * realizar un análisis factorial = factor-analyse [factor-analyze, -USA].
    * segundo análisis = re-examination [reexamination].
    * SGML (Lenguaje Estándar Universal para el Análisis Formal de Documentos) = SGML (Standard Generalised Markup Language).
    * sistema para el análisis formal de documentos = markup code.
    * sistema para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup system.
    * superar un análisis minucioso = stand up to + scrutiny, stand up to + examination.
    * unidad de análisis = unit of study.
    * XML (Lenguaje Extensible para el Análisis de Documentos) = XML (Extensible Markup Language).

    * * *
    A (de una situación, un tema) analysis
    hizo un análisis del problema he analyzed o carried out an analysis of the problem
    Compuesto:
    análisis de costo-beneficio or ( Esp) coste-beneficio
    cost-benefit analysis
    B ( Med, Quím) analysis
    hacerse un análisis de orina/sangre to have a urine/blood test
    Compuestos:
    clinical analysis
    spectrum analysis
    organic analysis
    C ( Ling) analysis
    Compuestos:
    discourse analysis
    grammatical analysis
    syntactic analysis
    D ( Mat) analysis, calculus
    E ( Psic) analysis
    * * *

     

    análisis sustantivo masculino (pl

    hacerse un análisis de sangre to have a blood test
    análisis m inv
    1 analysis
    2 Med test: tengo que hacerme unos análisis, I have to have some tests done

    ' análisis' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    detenida
    - detenido
    - factorial
    - microscópica
    - microscópico
    - negativa
    - negativo
    - ponderación
    - positiva
    - positivo
    - sintética
    - sintético
    - citología
    - comentario
    - concienzudo
    - dar
    - estudio
    - lúcido
    English:
    analysis
    - blood test
    - breakdown
    - test
    - bear
    - blood
    - positive
    - right
    * * *
    análisis nm inv
    1. [de situación, problema] analysis;
    Com análisis del camino crítico critical path analysis; Esp Econ análisis coste-beneficio cost-benefit analysis; Econ análisis de costo-beneficio cost-benefit analysis;
    análisis cualitativo qualitative analysis;
    análisis cuantitativo quantitative analysis;
    Ling análisis del discurso discourse analysis;
    análisis de mercado market analysis
    2. [médico] analysis
    análisis clínico (clinical) test;
    análisis de orina urine test;
    análisis químico chemical analysis;
    3. Gram analysis
    análisis gramatical sentence analysis;
    análisis sintáctico syntactic analysis
    4. Informát analysis
    análisis de sistemas systems analysis
    5. Mat analysis
    6. Psi analysis
    * * *
    m inv analysis
    * * *
    : analysis
    * * *
    análisis n analysis [pl. analyses]

    Spanish-English dictionary > análisis

  • 20 avaricia

    f.
    greed, avarice.
    la avaricia rompe el saco greed doesn't pay
    ser feo/pesado con avaricia (informal) to be ugly/boring in the extreme
    * * *
    1 (tacañería) avarice, meanness, miserliness; (codicia) greed, avarice
    \
    * * *
    noun f.
    greed, avarice
    * * *
    SF avarice, greed, greediness
    * * *
    femenino avarice
    * * *
    = greed, rapacity, penny-pinching, greediness.
    Ex. Appeals to pride, status, greed, and many other aspects of man's nature are sometimes successful.
    Ex. Britain's elites not only retain their power, they also exercise it with a shameless rapacity.
    Ex. The key to penny-pinching is to have, as much as possible, but only what you want, not what you don't.
    Ex. That element of greediness, which has been a canker in our political hierarchy, should be avoided.
    ----
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * * *
    femenino avarice
    * * *
    = greed, rapacity, penny-pinching, greediness.

    Ex: Appeals to pride, status, greed, and many other aspects of man's nature are sometimes successful.

    Ex: Britain's elites not only retain their power, they also exercise it with a shameless rapacity.
    Ex: The key to penny-pinching is to have, as much as possible, but only what you want, not what you don't.
    Ex: That element of greediness, which has been a canker in our political hierarchy, should be avoided.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.

    * * *
    avarice
    la avaricia rompe el saco if you're too greedy you end up with nothing
    * * *

    avaricia sustantivo femenino
    avarice;

    avaricia sustantivo femenino avarice, greed

    ' avaricia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    personificación
    - codicia
    English:
    avarice
    - greed
    - greediness
    - limitless
    * * *
    [codicia] greed; [tacañería] avarice;
    la avaricia rompe el saco greed doesn't pay;
    Fam
    con avaricia: es feo/pesado con avaricia he isn't half ugly/boring
    * * *
    f greed, avarice
    * * *
    codicia: greed, avarice
    * * *
    avaricia n greed

    Spanish-English dictionary > avaricia

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