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axed

  • 1 borrar + Posesivo + huellas

    (v.) = cover up + Posesivo + tracks
    Ex. 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    * * *
    (v.) = cover up + Posesivo + tracks

    Ex: 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > borrar + Posesivo + huellas

  • 2 cabeza de turco

    scapegoat
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    masculino y femenino scapegoat
    * * *
    (n.) = patsy, scapegoat, whipping boy
    Ex. When the security services carry out acts of terror, they employ patsies who often are petty criminals or people who are mentally backward or mentally unstable.
    Ex. 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex. The coal industry has become the ' whipping boy' of environmentalists who fail to come up with realistic alternatives for energy.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino scapegoat
    * * *
    (n.) = patsy, scapegoat, whipping boy

    Ex: When the security services carry out acts of terror, they employ patsies who often are petty criminals or people who are mentally backward or mentally unstable.

    Ex: 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex: The coal industry has become the ' whipping boy' of environmentalists who fail to come up with realistic alternatives for energy.

    * * *
    scapegoat

    Spanish-English dictionary > cabeza de turco

  • 3 chivo expiatorio

    m.
    scapegoat, whipping boy, sacrificial lamb, Aunt Sally.
    * * *
    figurado scapegoat
    * * *
    (n.) = scapegoat, sacrificial lamb, sacrificial goat, patsy, whipping boy
    Ex. 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex. In this limited respect, we may say that Hume opened the door to phenomenology, but as a sacrificial lamb.
    Ex. You will be disliked and turfed out as a sacrificial goat once your job is done but there will be many others queuing up for your services.
    Ex. When the security services carry out acts of terror, they employ patsies who often are petty criminals or people who are mentally backward or mentally unstable.
    Ex. The coal industry has become the ' whipping boy' of environmentalists who fail to come up with realistic alternatives for energy.
    * * *
    (n.) = scapegoat, sacrificial lamb, sacrificial goat, patsy, whipping boy

    Ex: 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.

    Ex: In this limited respect, we may say that Hume opened the door to phenomenology, but as a sacrificial lamb.
    Ex: You will be disliked and turfed out as a sacrificial goat once your job is done but there will be many others queuing up for your services.
    Ex: When the security services carry out acts of terror, they employ patsies who often are petty criminals or people who are mentally backward or mentally unstable.
    Ex: The coal industry has become the ' whipping boy' of environmentalists who fail to come up with realistic alternatives for energy.

    * * *
    scapegoat

    Spanish-English dictionary > chivo expiatorio

  • 4 despedir2

    2 = fire, lay off, discharge, terminate, axe [ax, -USA], let + go, sack, make + redundant, give + Nombre + the boot, boot (out), give + Nombre + the sack, send + Nombre + packing, turf out, cashier.
    Ex. It began when Balzac and Pershing had an altercation (theirs was another of the 'running feuds' in the library), and Pershing was fired.
    Ex. I've been sitting here wondering how best to select the people to be laid off.
    Ex. By the beginning of the nineteenth century many British printers had come to rely for most of their work on relays of apprentices, who were simply discharged at the end of their terms and replaced by new apprentices.
    Ex. At coffee yesterday Jeff Gordon had apprised her of the fact that three of his engineers had been summarily terminated.
    Ex. 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex. Suddenly she piped triumphantly, almost getting to her feet: 'We could let the student assistants go!'.
    Ex. The author warns that shortsighted companies that believe all the information they need is on the Web may sack information professionals.
    Ex. Many people have been made redundant in the takeover and those who joined last were the first to go -- the principle of devil take the hindmost applied.
    Ex. He was given the boot for being discovered with a camera taking a photo of hula dancers.
    Ex. As Hartwick got older, the feds decided he was a major security risk and booted him out of the program.
    Ex. Justin pointed out that the government would not compromise and those found protecting illegal immigrants would be given the sack.
    Ex. Those who hold this view argued that the state government lacks the political will to send them packing for good.
    Ex. You will be disliked and turfed out as a sacrificial goat once your job is done but there will be many others queuing up for your services.
    Ex. His case was referred to the next session, and in the following May he was cashiered.
    ----
    * despedir a discreción = fire at + will.
    * despedir a un empleado = dismiss + employee.
    * despedir del trabajo = make + redundant.
    * despedir mano de obra = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * despedir obreros = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.

    Spanish-English dictionary > despedir2

  • 5 eliminar

    v.
    to eliminate.
    El líquido eliminó las manchas The liquid eliminated the stains.
    El mafioso eliminó al testigo The mobster eliminated the witness.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to eliminate, exclude
    2 (esperanzas, miedos, etc) to get rid of, cast aside
    3 familiar (matar) to kill, eliminate
    * * *
    verb
    3) kill
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=hacer desaparecer) [+ mancha, obstáculo] to remove, get rid of; [+ residuos] to dispose of; [+ pobreza] to eliminate, eradicate; [+ posibilidad] to rule out

    eliminar un directorio — (Inform) to remove o delete a directory

    2) [+ concursante, deportista] to knock out, eliminate

    fueron eliminados de la competiciónthey were knocked out of o eliminated from the competition

    3) euf (=matar) to eliminate, do away with *
    4) [+ incógnita] to eliminate
    5) (Fisiol) to eliminate
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < obstáculo> to remove; < párrafo> to delete, remove
    b) < candidato> to eliminate; (Dep) to eliminate, knock out
    c) (euf) ( matar) to eliminate (euph), to get rid of (euph)
    d) < residuos> to dispose of
    2) <toxinas/grasas> to eliminate
    3) (Mat) < incógnita> to eliminate
    * * *
    = abort, cut off, delete, detach, disband, discard, dispose of, do away with, eliminate, eradicate, erase, erode, kill, obviate, purge, remove, rid, suppress, take out, withdraw, screen out, retire, squeeze out, decrement, dispel, weed out, axe [ax, -USA], abolish, pare out, chop off, excise, obliterate, scrap, take off, expunge, cut out, put to + rest, sweep away, root out, nix, drive out, deselect, strip away, roll back, efface, cashier, clear out, weed, sunset, stomp + Nombre + out, zap, take + Nombre + out.
    Ex. It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex. The only way to solve these problems is either to revise your catalog in its totality or to cut it off.
    Ex. Expressive notation is generally easier to truncate, that is, delete final characters to create the notation for a more general subject.
    Ex. The words from the deleted abstract in the abstract word file will be detached when DOBIS/LIBIS is not busy with other work.
    Ex. With the completion of the draft in 1983, the Working Group on an International Authority System was officially disbanded.
    Ex. The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex. List and describe the steps involved in withdrawing and disposing of books which are no longer required.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS does away with the multiplicity of files and catalogs.
    Ex. Obviously, computers and the use of notation in computerised systems may place additional constraints upon the nature of the notation, or may eliminate the need to consider some of the characteristics below.
    Ex. In this instance links would be insufficient to eradicate the false drop.
    Ex. Pressing the delete key erases a characters without leaving a blank space.
    Ex. These arrangements should also erode price differentials between Europe and the US, and permit each country to support its own online services.
    Ex. He was looking for the book 'Flowers and Bullets and Freedom to kill' = Estaba buscando el libro "Flores, balas y libertad para matar".
    Ex. The intercalation of (41-4) after 329 obviates this function.
    Ex. The system requests the number of the borrower and then purges that borrower's name and number from its files.
    Ex. Folders allow a set of papers to be kept together when a set on a given topic is removed from the file.
    Ex. This function can be used to rid access-point files of unused entries.
    Ex. It is possible to suppress references and to omit steps in a hierarchy.
    Ex. A scheme should allow reduction, to take out subjects and their subdivisions which are no longer used.
    Ex. Thus, all cards corresponding to documents covering 'Curricula' are withdrawn from the pack.
    Ex. Most journals rely for a substantial part of their income on advertisements; how would advertisers view the prospect of being selectively screened out by readers?.
    Ex. This article stresses the importance for libraries of making current informationav ailable on AIDS, and of retiring out-of-date information on the subject.
    Ex. Subjects not in the core of major employment areas are likely to be squeezed out of the standard curriculum.
    Ex. Document terms absent from the original query were decremented.
    Ex. But years and experience do not always dispel the sense of unease.
    Ex. Information services administrators expect library schools to uphold admission standards and weed out unsuitable candidates.
    Ex. 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex. Who knows? If we can abolish the card catalogue and replace it with some form more acceptable to library users, they may even begin to use library catalogues!.
    Ex. Because the assumption in this method is that none of the preceding years' operations are worth continuing unless they can be shown to be necessary, zero-based budgeting (ZZB) can be useful for paring out the deadwood of obsolete or uselessly extravagant programs.
    Ex. Others chop off old records to remain within the limits of 680 MB.
    Ex. Once a new digitized system has been introduced irrelevancies and redundant features can more easily be seen and excised.
    Ex. Typing errors cannot be obliterated with a normal erasing fluid as this would print and appear as a blotch on the copies.
    Ex. There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex. Meek took her glasses off and twiddled them as her supervisor related the following incident.
    Ex. This article examines the controversial issue about whether to expunge books about satanism from the library shelves.
    Ex. In order to support a core acquistions programme of essential materials for its users, a library will more readily cut out material on the fringe of its needs if such material can be obtained by a good document supply system.
    Ex. Careful investigation by the library board of the possibilities inherent in system membership usually puts to rest preconceived fears.
    Ex. Librarians should ensure that the principles they stand for are not swept away on a tide of technological jingoism.
    Ex. Libraries should root out unproductive and obsolete activities.
    Ex. This play was nixed by school officials on the grounds that the subject of sweatshops was not appropriate for that age group.
    Ex. The development of user-friendly interfaces to data bases may drive out the unspecialised information broker in the long run.
    Ex. There is a need to provide public access to the Internet and to develop guidelines for selecting and deselecting appropriate resources.
    Ex. Like its predecessor, it wants to strip away the sentimentality surrounding male-female relationships and reveal the ugly, unvarnished truth.
    Ex. Some Russia specialists say President Putin is rolling back liberal economic and political reforms ushered in by his predecessor.
    Ex. The beauty, the aliveness, the creativity, the passion that made her lovable and gave her life meaning has been effaced.
    Ex. His case was referred to the next session, and in the following May he was cashiered.
    Ex. Pockets of resistance still remain in Fallujah, but the vast majority of insurgents have been cleared out.
    Ex. It seems to me that the electronic catalog provides the ability to build a file that can, in fact, be easily weeded.
    Ex. It's instructive to remember just how passionately the media hyped the dangers of ' sunsetting' the ban.
    Ex. Like I said, no wonder racism won't die, it takes BOTH sides to stomp it out, not just one!.
    Ex. This electric fly swatter will zap any fly or mosquito with 1500 volts.
    Ex. My lasting image of Omar is of him crouched in the rubble waiting for U.S. troops to get close enough so he could take one of them out.
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    * ayudar a eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
    * eliminar al intermediario = cut out + the middleman.
    * eliminar ambigüedades = disambiguate.
    * eliminar barreras = flatten + barriers, tackle + barriers, erase + boundaries.
    * eliminar de un golpe = eliminate + at a stroke.
    * eliminar de un texto = redact out, redact.
    * eliminar diferencias = flatten out + differences.
    * eliminar el hielo = de-ice [deice].
    * eliminar el sarro = descale.
    * eliminar gases = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
    * eliminar la necesidad de = remove + the need for.
    * eliminar las barreras = break down + barriers.
    * eliminar las diferencias = iron out + differences.
    * eliminar los duplicados = deduplicate.
    * eliminar + Nombre = clear of + Nombre.
    * eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
    * eliminar por etapas = phase out.
    * eliminar progresivamente = phase out.
    * eliminar puestos de trabajo = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * eliminar puliendo = buff out.
    * eliminar una barrera = topple + barrier.
    * eliminar una ecuación de búsqueda = clear + search.
    * eliminar un error = remove + error.
    * eliminar un obstáculo = remove + barrier, sweep away + obstacle.
    * eliminar un problema = sweep away + problem, work out + kink.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < obstáculo> to remove; < párrafo> to delete, remove
    b) < candidato> to eliminate; (Dep) to eliminate, knock out
    c) (euf) ( matar) to eliminate (euph), to get rid of (euph)
    d) < residuos> to dispose of
    2) <toxinas/grasas> to eliminate
    3) (Mat) < incógnita> to eliminate
    * * *
    = abort, cut off, delete, detach, disband, discard, dispose of, do away with, eliminate, eradicate, erase, erode, kill, obviate, purge, remove, rid, suppress, take out, withdraw, screen out, retire, squeeze out, decrement, dispel, weed out, axe [ax, -USA], abolish, pare out, chop off, excise, obliterate, scrap, take off, expunge, cut out, put to + rest, sweep away, root out, nix, drive out, deselect, strip away, roll back, efface, cashier, clear out, weed, sunset, stomp + Nombre + out, zap, take + Nombre + out.

    Ex: It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.

    Ex: The only way to solve these problems is either to revise your catalog in its totality or to cut it off.
    Ex: Expressive notation is generally easier to truncate, that is, delete final characters to create the notation for a more general subject.
    Ex: The words from the deleted abstract in the abstract word file will be detached when DOBIS/LIBIS is not busy with other work.
    Ex: With the completion of the draft in 1983, the Working Group on an International Authority System was officially disbanded.
    Ex: The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex: List and describe the steps involved in withdrawing and disposing of books which are no longer required.
    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS does away with the multiplicity of files and catalogs.
    Ex: Obviously, computers and the use of notation in computerised systems may place additional constraints upon the nature of the notation, or may eliminate the need to consider some of the characteristics below.
    Ex: In this instance links would be insufficient to eradicate the false drop.
    Ex: Pressing the delete key erases a characters without leaving a blank space.
    Ex: These arrangements should also erode price differentials between Europe and the US, and permit each country to support its own online services.
    Ex: He was looking for the book 'Flowers and Bullets and Freedom to kill' = Estaba buscando el libro "Flores, balas y libertad para matar".
    Ex: The intercalation of (41-4) after 329 obviates this function.
    Ex: The system requests the number of the borrower and then purges that borrower's name and number from its files.
    Ex: Folders allow a set of papers to be kept together when a set on a given topic is removed from the file.
    Ex: This function can be used to rid access-point files of unused entries.
    Ex: It is possible to suppress references and to omit steps in a hierarchy.
    Ex: A scheme should allow reduction, to take out subjects and their subdivisions which are no longer used.
    Ex: Thus, all cards corresponding to documents covering 'Curricula' are withdrawn from the pack.
    Ex: Most journals rely for a substantial part of their income on advertisements; how would advertisers view the prospect of being selectively screened out by readers?.
    Ex: This article stresses the importance for libraries of making current informationav ailable on AIDS, and of retiring out-of-date information on the subject.
    Ex: Subjects not in the core of major employment areas are likely to be squeezed out of the standard curriculum.
    Ex: Document terms absent from the original query were decremented.
    Ex: But years and experience do not always dispel the sense of unease.
    Ex: Information services administrators expect library schools to uphold admission standards and weed out unsuitable candidates.
    Ex: 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex: Who knows? If we can abolish the card catalogue and replace it with some form more acceptable to library users, they may even begin to use library catalogues!.
    Ex: Because the assumption in this method is that none of the preceding years' operations are worth continuing unless they can be shown to be necessary, zero-based budgeting (ZZB) can be useful for paring out the deadwood of obsolete or uselessly extravagant programs.
    Ex: Others chop off old records to remain within the limits of 680 MB.
    Ex: Once a new digitized system has been introduced irrelevancies and redundant features can more easily be seen and excised.
    Ex: Typing errors cannot be obliterated with a normal erasing fluid as this would print and appear as a blotch on the copies.
    Ex: There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex: Meek took her glasses off and twiddled them as her supervisor related the following incident.
    Ex: This article examines the controversial issue about whether to expunge books about satanism from the library shelves.
    Ex: In order to support a core acquistions programme of essential materials for its users, a library will more readily cut out material on the fringe of its needs if such material can be obtained by a good document supply system.
    Ex: Careful investigation by the library board of the possibilities inherent in system membership usually puts to rest preconceived fears.
    Ex: Librarians should ensure that the principles they stand for are not swept away on a tide of technological jingoism.
    Ex: Libraries should root out unproductive and obsolete activities.
    Ex: This play was nixed by school officials on the grounds that the subject of sweatshops was not appropriate for that age group.
    Ex: The development of user-friendly interfaces to data bases may drive out the unspecialised information broker in the long run.
    Ex: There is a need to provide public access to the Internet and to develop guidelines for selecting and deselecting appropriate resources.
    Ex: Like its predecessor, it wants to strip away the sentimentality surrounding male-female relationships and reveal the ugly, unvarnished truth.
    Ex: Some Russia specialists say President Putin is rolling back liberal economic and political reforms ushered in by his predecessor.
    Ex: The beauty, the aliveness, the creativity, the passion that made her lovable and gave her life meaning has been effaced.
    Ex: His case was referred to the next session, and in the following May he was cashiered.
    Ex: Pockets of resistance still remain in Fallujah, but the vast majority of insurgents have been cleared out.
    Ex: It seems to me that the electronic catalog provides the ability to build a file that can, in fact, be easily weeded.
    Ex: It's instructive to remember just how passionately the media hyped the dangers of ' sunsetting' the ban.
    Ex: Like I said, no wonder racism won't die, it takes BOTH sides to stomp it out, not just one!.
    Ex: This electric fly swatter will zap any fly or mosquito with 1500 volts.
    Ex: My lasting image of Omar is of him crouched in the rubble waiting for U.S. troops to get close enough so he could take one of them out.
    * ayudar a eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
    * eliminar al intermediario = cut out + the middleman.
    * eliminar ambigüedades = disambiguate.
    * eliminar barreras = flatten + barriers, tackle + barriers, erase + boundaries.
    * eliminar de un golpe = eliminate + at a stroke.
    * eliminar de un texto = redact out, redact.
    * eliminar diferencias = flatten out + differences.
    * eliminar el hielo = de-ice [deice].
    * eliminar el sarro = descale.
    * eliminar gases = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
    * eliminar la necesidad de = remove + the need for.
    * eliminar las barreras = break down + barriers.
    * eliminar las diferencias = iron out + differences.
    * eliminar los duplicados = deduplicate.
    * eliminar + Nombre = clear of + Nombre.
    * eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
    * eliminar por etapas = phase out.
    * eliminar progresivamente = phase out.
    * eliminar puestos de trabajo = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * eliminar puliendo = buff out.
    * eliminar una barrera = topple + barrier.
    * eliminar una ecuación de búsqueda = clear + search.
    * eliminar un error = remove + error.
    * eliminar un obstáculo = remove + barrier, sweep away + obstacle.
    * eliminar un problema = sweep away + problem, work out + kink.

    * * *
    eliminar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹obstáculo› to remove; ‹párrafo› to delete, remove
    para eliminar las cucarachas to get rid of o exterminate o kill cockroaches
    2 ‹equipo/candidato› to eliminate
    fueron eliminados del torneo they were knocked out of o eliminated from the tournament
    3 ( euf) (matar) to eliminate ( euph), to get rid of ( euph)
    B ‹toxinas/grasas› to eliminate
    C ( Mat) ‹incógnita› to eliminate
    * * *

     

    eliminar ( conjugate eliminar) verbo transitivo

    párrafo to delete, remove

    (Dep) to eliminate, knock out
    c) (euf) ( matar) to eliminate (euph), to get rid of (euph)


    e)toxinas/grasas to eliminate

    eliminar verbo transitivo to eliminate
    ' eliminar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acabar
    - cortar
    - descalificar
    - michelín
    - quitar
    - sonda
    - terminar
    - tranquilizar
    English:
    cut out
    - debug
    - eliminate
    - face
    - hit list
    - knock out
    - liquidate
    - obliterate
    - remove
    - weed
    - cut
    - delete
    - do
    - knock
    - take
    - zap
    * * *
    1. [en juego, deporte, concurso] to eliminate (de from);
    el que menos puntos consiga queda eliminado the person who scores the lowest number of points is eliminated;
    lo eliminaron en la segunda ronda he was eliminated o knocked out in the second round
    2. [acabar con] [contaminación] to eliminate;
    [grasas, toxinas] to eliminate, to get rid of; [residuos] to dispose of; [manchas] to remove, to get rid of; [fronteras, obstáculos] to remove, to eliminate;
    eliminó algunos trozos de su discurso he cut out some parts of his speech
    3. Mat [incógnita] to eliminate
    4. Euf [matar] to eliminate, to get rid of
    * * *
    v/t
    1 eliminate
    2 desperdicios dispose of
    3 INFOR delete
    * * *
    1) : to eliminate, to remove
    2) : to do in, to kill
    * * *
    1. (en general) to eliminate
    2. (manchas) to remove

    Spanish-English dictionary > eliminar

  • 6 chicharrón

    m.
    cracklings, fried piece of fat, pork rind, pork scratchings.
    * * *
    1 (de cerdo) pork crackling, fried pork rind
    2 figurado (persona) sunburnt person
    \
    estar/quedar hecho,-a un chicharrón figurado to be burnt to a cinder
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Culin)

    chicharrones (de cerdo) — pork scratchings, pork cracklings (EEUU)

    - estar hecho un chicharrón
    2) [por el sol] lobster *
    3) Caribe (=adulador) flatterer
    * * *
    1) (Coc)

    chicharronescracklings (pl) (AmE), pork scratchings (pl) (BrE)

    darle chicharrón a algo/alguien — (Méx fam) ( eliminar) to get rid of something/somebody

    tronar los chicharrones — (Méx) to crack the whip

    2) (Ven fam) ( rizo) curl
    * * *
    1) (Coc)

    chicharronescracklings (pl) (AmE), pork scratchings (pl) (BrE)

    darle chicharrón a algo/alguien — (Méx fam) ( eliminar) to get rid of something/somebody

    tronar los chicharrones — (Méx) to crack the whip

    2) (Ven fam) ( rizo) curl
    * * *
    ( Ven fam) curly
    A ( Coc):
    chicharrones cracklings (pl) ( AmE), pork scratchings (pl) ( BrE)
    darle chicharrón a algo/algn ( Méx fam) (eliminar) to get rid of sth/sb
    le dieron chicharrón para que no hablara they got rid of him o bumped him off so that he wouldn't talk ( colloq)
    le dieron chicharrón a muchos proyectos they axed o got rid of many projects ( colloq)
    el primer chicharrón ( Ven fam); the first person to arrive
    estar como un chicharrón ( fam); to be as red as a lobster
    tronar los chicharrones ( Méx); to crack the whip
    B ( Ven fam) (rizo) curl
    * * *

    chicharrón sustantivo masculino
    piece of crackling;
    chicharrones cracklings (pl) (AmE), pork scratchings (pl) (BrE)


    * * *
    nm
    [frito] pork crackling
    chicharrones nmpl
    [embutido] = cold processed meat made from pork
    * * *
    1) : pork rind
    2)
    darle chicharrón a Mex fam : to get rid of

    Spanish-English dictionary > chicharrón

  • 7 despedir

    v.
    1 to say goodbye to.
    nos despidió con la mano he waved goodbye to us
    fuimos a despedirle a la estación we went to see him off at the station
    2 to make redundant, to lay off (de un empleo) (por cierre, reducción de plantilla).
    3 to fling.
    salir despedido de/por/hacia algo to fly out of/through/toward something
    4 to give off.
    despide un olor insoportable it gives off an unbearable smell
    5 to emit, to cast, to send forth, to discharge.
    María despide buenas vibraciones Mary emits good vibrations.
    6 to fire, to boot, to kick out, to lay off.
    El jefe despidió a la secretaria The boss dismissed the secretary.
    7 to see off.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SERVIR], like link=servir servir
    1 (lanzar) to shoot, fire
    2 (echar) to throw out
    3 (emitir) to emit, give off
    4 (del trabajo) to dismiss, fire, sack
    5 (decir adiós) to see off, say goodbye to
    1 (decirse adiós) to say goodbye (de, to)
    2 (de un empleo) to leave (de, -)
    3 figurado (olvidarse, renunciar) to forget (de, -), give up (de, -)
    \
    despedirse a la francesa to take French leave
    salir despedido,-a to shoot off
    * * *
    verb
    1) to dismiss, fire
    2) give, emit
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=decir adiós a) [gen] to say goodbye to; [+ visita] to see out; [+ cliente] to show out

    ¿cómo vais a despedir el año? — how are you going to see the new year in?

    2) (=librarse de) [+ empleado] to dismiss, sack *; [+ inquilino] to evict
    3) (=lanzar) [+ objeto] to hurl, fling; [+ flecha] to fire; [+ jinete] to throw
    4) (=desprender) [+ olor, calor] to give off
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    2) ( del trabajo) to dismiss, fire (colloq); ( por reducción de personal) to lay off
    3) < olor> to give off; <humo/vapor> to emit, give off

    salir despedidocorcho/pelota to shoot out

    2.
    despedirse v pron
    1) ( decir adiós) to say goodbye

    se despide atentamente — (Corresp) sincerely yours (AmE), yours sincerely (BrE)

    despedirse de algo: si se lo prestate ya te puedes despedir de él if you lent it to him, you can kiss it goodbye; despídete de la idea — you can forget the whole idea

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    2) ( del trabajo) to dismiss, fire (colloq); ( por reducción de personal) to lay off
    3) < olor> to give off; <humo/vapor> to emit, give off

    salir despedidocorcho/pelota to shoot out

    2.
    despedirse v pron
    1) ( decir adiós) to say goodbye

    se despide atentamente — (Corresp) sincerely yours (AmE), yours sincerely (BrE)

    despedirse de algo: si se lo prestate ya te puedes despedir de él if you lent it to him, you can kiss it goodbye; despídete de la idea — you can forget the whole idea

    * * *
    despedir1
    1 = kiss + Nombre + goodbye.

    Ex: The article 'Don't kiss Boolean goodbye' criticizes the recent trend away from Boolean searching and towards natural language searching in online systems.

    * despedir (a) = say + goodbye (to).
    * despedirse = bid + Nombre + goodbye, part, bid + adieu, bid + farewell.
    * despedirse de Alguien deseándole que todo vaya bien = wish + well.

    despedir2
    2 = fire, lay off, discharge, terminate, axe [ax, -USA], let + go, sack, make + redundant, give + Nombre + the boot, boot (out), give + Nombre + the sack, send + Nombre + packing, turf out, cashier.

    Ex: It began when Balzac and Pershing had an altercation (theirs was another of the 'running feuds' in the library), and Pershing was fired.

    Ex: I've been sitting here wondering how best to select the people to be laid off.
    Ex: By the beginning of the nineteenth century many British printers had come to rely for most of their work on relays of apprentices, who were simply discharged at the end of their terms and replaced by new apprentices.
    Ex: At coffee yesterday Jeff Gordon had apprised her of the fact that three of his engineers had been summarily terminated.
    Ex: 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex: Suddenly she piped triumphantly, almost getting to her feet: 'We could let the student assistants go!'.
    Ex: The author warns that shortsighted companies that believe all the information they need is on the Web may sack information professionals.
    Ex: Many people have been made redundant in the takeover and those who joined last were the first to go -- the principle of devil take the hindmost applied.
    Ex: He was given the boot for being discovered with a camera taking a photo of hula dancers.
    Ex: As Hartwick got older, the feds decided he was a major security risk and booted him out of the program.
    Ex: Justin pointed out that the government would not compromise and those found protecting illegal immigrants would be given the sack.
    Ex: Those who hold this view argued that the state government lacks the political will to send them packing for good.
    Ex: You will be disliked and turfed out as a sacrificial goat once your job is done but there will be many others queuing up for your services.
    Ex: His case was referred to the next session, and in the following May he was cashiered.
    * despedir a discreción = fire at + will.
    * despedir a un empleado = dismiss + employee.
    * despedir del trabajo = make + redundant.
    * despedir mano de obra = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * despedir obreros = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.

    despedir3
    3 = give off, spout.

    Ex: Once the fronds have given off their spores, they die and can be cut back.

    Ex: The weather cleared enough that we could get in to the volcanic islands (still spouting plumes of smoke) by copter in safety.

    * * *
    vt
    A
    (decir adiós): vinieron a despedirme al aeropuerto they came to see me off at the airport
    despidió a su hijo con lágrimas en los ojos she saw her son off o said goodbye to her son with tears in her eyes
    organizaron una fiesta para despedir el año they organized a party to see in the New Year, they organized a New Year's party
    despedir los restos de algn to pay one's last respects to sb
    B (del trabajo) to dismiss, fire ( colloq)
    no estaba a la altura del trabajo y lo despidieron he wasn't up to the job and he was dismissed o ( colloq) fired
    cerraron dos departamentos y despidieron a 300 trabajadores they closed two departments and laid off 300 workers o made 300 workers redundant o ( euph) let 300 workers go
    C
    1 ‹olor› to give off; ‹humo/vapor› to emit, give off
    2 (arrojar) ‹flecha/bola› to fire
    el conductor salió despedido de su asiento the driver was thrown out of his seat
    A (decir adiós) to say goodbye
    se despidieron en el aeropuerto they said goodbye (to each other) at the airport
    se despide atentamente ( Corresp) sincerely yours ( AmE), yours sincerely ( BrE), yours faithfully ( BrE)
    despedirse DE algn to say goodbye TO sb, take one's leave OF sb ( frml) francés1 (↑ francés (1))
    B (dar por perdido) despedirse DE algo:
    ¿se lo prestaste? ya te puedes ir despidiendo de él did you lend it to him? well you can say o ( colloq) kiss goodbye to that
    despídete de la idea, no quedan entradas you can forget the whole idea, there are no tickets left
    * * *

     

    despedir ( conjugate despedir) verbo transitivo
    1 ( decir adiós):

    2 ( del trabajo) to dismiss, fire (colloq);
    ( por reducción de personal) to lay off
    3 olor to give off;
    humo/vapor to emit, give off;
    salir despedido [corcho/pelota] to shoot out;

    el conductor salió despedido del asiento the driver was thrown out of his seat
    despedirse verbo pronominal ( decir adiós) to say goodbye;
    despedirse de algn to say goodbye to sb
    despedir verbo transitivo
    1 (a un empleado) to sack, fire
    2 (a alguien que se va) to see off
    3 to say goodbye to
    4 (aroma, humo, etc) to give off
    ' despedir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atufar
    - botar
    - despedirse
    - echar
    - largar
    - soltar
    - tranquilidad
    - desahuciar
    - despida
    - destituir
    - oler
    English:
    ax
    - axe
    - chop
    - discharge
    - dismiss
    - emit
    - fire
    - give off
    - keep on
    - lay off
    - must
    - push
    - redundant
    - release
    - remove
    - sack
    - see off
    - send away
    - terminate
    - fume
    - give
    - keep
    - lay
    - see
    - send
    * * *
    vt
    1. [decir adiós a] to say goodbye to;
    fuimos a despedirle a la estación we went to see him off at the station;
    nos despidió con la mano he waved goodbye to us;
    despídeme de tus padres say goodbye to your parents for me;
    despedimos así nuestra serie de documentales sobre la India this will be the last in our series of documentaries on India;
    muchos acudieron a despedir el féretro al paso del cortejo fúnebre many came to see the coffin off as the funeral procession passed;
    ¡vaya manera de despedir el año! what a way to see the New Year in!
    2. [de un empleo] [por cierre, reducción de plantilla] to lay off, Br to make redundant;
    [por razones disciplinarias] to fire, to sack
    3. [lanzar, arrojar] to fling;
    la manguera despedía un chorro enorme the hose sent out o shot out a huge jet of water;
    el volcán dejó de despedir lava the volcano stopped spewing out lava;
    salir despedido de/por/hacia algo to fly out of/through/towards sth;
    el copiloto salió despedido the copilot shot out of his seat
    4. [desprender] to give off;
    despide un olor insoportable it gives off an unbearable smell
    * * *
    v/t
    1 see off
    2 empleado dismiss
    3 perfume give off
    4 de jinete throw;
    salir despedido del coche be thrown out of the car
    * * *
    despedir {54} vt
    1) : to see off, to show out
    2) : to dismiss, to fire
    3) emitir: to give off, to emit
    despedir un olor: to give off an odor
    * * *
    1. (decir adiós) to say goodbye to [pt. & pp. said]
    2. (acompañar) to see off [pt. saw; pp. seen]
    3. (echar del trabajo) to fire / to sack
    4. (desprender) to give off [pt. gave; pp. given]

    Spanish-English dictionary > despedir

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