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  • 1 efecto

    m.
    1 effect (consecuencia, resultado).
    con efecto desde with effect from
    hacer efecto to take effect
    surtir efecto to have an effect
    tener efecto to come into o take effect (vigencia)
    efecto dominó domino effect
    efecto invernadero greenhouse effect
    efecto óptico optical illusion
    efectos secundarios side effects
    2 aim, purpose.
    al efecto, a dicho efecto, a tal efecto to that end
    a efectos de algo as far as something is concerned
    a efectos legales,… as far as the law is concerned,…, in the eyes of the law,…
    a todos los efectos for all practical purposes
    3 impression.
    producir buen/mal efecto to make a good/bad impression
    4 spin.
    dar efecto a to put spin on
    efecto de comercio commercial paper
    efecto de favor accommodation bill
    6 effectiveness, striking quality.
    * * *
    1 (resultado) effect, result, end
    2 (impresión) impression
    3 (fin) aim, object
    4 DEPORTE spin
    5 COMERCIO bill, draft
    1 (bienes) effects, possessions; (mercancías) goods; (personales) effects, belongings
    \
    a efectos de... with the object of...
    a tal efecto to that end
    causar efecto to make an impression
    chutar con efecto to curl the ball, swerve the ball
    en efecto quite, yes indeed
    hacer buen efecto to be impressive, look good
    hacer efecto to make an impression, take effect, work
    ser de efecto retardado figurado to be slow on the uptake
    surtir efecto to work, be effective
    tener efecto (celebrarse) to take place 2 (entrar en vigor) to take effect
    efecto interbancario bank draft, bank bill
    efectos especiales special effects
    efectos personales personal belongings
    efectos públicos public bonds
    efectos secundarios side effects
    * * *
    noun m.
    - en efecto
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=consecuencia) effect

    hacer efecto — to take effect

    por efecto de — (=por acción de) by; (=a consecuencia de) as a result of

    de efecto retardado[bomba] delayed-action antes de s

    es de efectos retardadoshum he's a bit slow on the uptake *

    surtir o tener o causar efecto — to have an effect

    efecto 2000 — (Inform) millennium bug, Y2K

    efecto útil — (Mec) efficiency, output

    2)

    en efecto — indeed

    nos encontramos, en efecto, ante un invento revolucionario — we are indeed faced with a revolutionary invention

    en efecto, así es — yes, indeed o that's right

    y en efecto, el libro estaba donde él dijo — sure enough, the book was where he had said it would be

    3) (=vigencia)
    [de ley, reforma]

    efecto retroactivo, esas medidas tendrán efecto retroactivo — those measures will be applied retroactively o retrospectively

    tener efecto — to take effect, come into effect

    4) frm (=objetivo) purpose

    a efectos fiscales/prácticos — for tax/practical purposes

    a efectos legales — for legal purposes, in legal terms

    a efectos de contrato, los dos cónyuges son copropietarios — for the purposes of the contract, husband and wife are co-owners

    al efecto — for the purpose

    una comisión designada al efecto — a specially established commission, a commission set up for the purpose

    a efectos de hacer algo — in order to do sth

    llevar a efecto — [+ acción, cambio] to carry out; [+ acuerdo, pacto] to put into practice; [+ reunión, congreso] to hold

    a tal efecto — to this end, for this purpose

    a tal efecto, han convocado un referéndum — to this end o for this purpose, a referendum has been called

    a todos los efectos — to all intents and purposes

    5) (=impresión) effect

    ser de buen/mal efecto — to create o give a good/bad impression

    6) (Dep) [gen] spin; (Ftbl) swerve

    sacó la pelota con efecto — she put some spin on her service, she served with topspin

    dar efecto a la pelota, lanzar la pelota con efecto — (Tenis) to put spin on the ball; (Ftbl) to put a swerve on the ball

    7) pl efectos (Com) (=bienes) stock sing, goods; (=documentos) bills
    8) (Numismática)
    * * *
    1) (resultado, consecuencia) effect

    de efecto retardado< mecanismo> delayed-action (before n)

    3) (Der) ( vigencia)

    la nueva ley tendrá efecto a partir de... — the new law will take effect o come into effect from...

    con efecto a partir de... — with effect from...

    4) (frml) ( fin)

    construido expresamente al or a tal or a este efecto — specially designed for this purpose

    a efectos legaleslegally (speaking) o in the eyes of the law

    5) (Dep)
    b) ( desvío) swerve
    6)
    a) (Fin) ( valores) bill of exchange, draft
    b) efectos masculino plural (frml) ( de comercio) stock; ( de local) contents (pl)
    * * *
    1) (resultado, consecuencia) effect

    de efecto retardado< mecanismo> delayed-action (before n)

    3) (Der) ( vigencia)

    la nueva ley tendrá efecto a partir de... — the new law will take effect o come into effect from...

    con efecto a partir de... — with effect from...

    4) (frml) ( fin)

    construido expresamente al or a tal or a este efecto — specially designed for this purpose

    a efectos legaleslegally (speaking) o in the eyes of the law

    5) (Dep)
    b) ( desvío) swerve
    6)
    a) (Fin) ( valores) bill of exchange, draft
    b) efectos masculino plural (frml) ( de comercio) stock; ( de local) contents (pl)
    * * *
    efecto1
    1 = effect, action.

    Ex: Kaiser also investigated the effect of grouping subheadings of a subject.

    Ex: Coates believed that in order to conceptualise an action it is necessary to visualise the thing on which the action is being performed.
    * 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 tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * atenuar el efecto = mitigate + effect.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * causa-efecto = causal.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * dar el efecto de = give + the effect of.
    * de gran efecto = wide-reaching.
    * diluir el efecto = dissipate + effect.
    * efecto adverso = ill effect [ill-effect], adverse effect.
    * efecto bola de nieve = snowball effect.
    * efecto coercitivo = chilling effect.
    * efecto de halo = halo effect.
    * efecto de la guerra = effect of war.
    * efecto del santo = halo effect.
    * efecto desastroso = chilling effect.
    * efecto dominó = knock-on effect, chain reaction.
    * efecto dominó, el = ripple effect, the, domino effect, the.
    * efecto duradero = lasting effect, long-lasting effect.
    * efecto especial = special effect.
    * efecto final = net effect.
    * efecto invernadero, el = greenhouse effect, the.
    * efecto látigo, el = whip effect, the.
    * efecto moderador = toned effect.
    * efecto multiplicador = multiplier effect.
    * efecto nefasto = deleterious effect.
    * efecto negativo = ill effect [ill-effect], chilling effect, blowback.
    * efecto nocivo = damaging effect, toxic effect, harmful effect.
    * efecto óptico = optical illusion.
    * efecto perjudicial = damaging effect, harmful effect.
    * efecto positivo = beneficial effect, positive effect.
    * efecto profundo = profound effect.
    * efecto represivo = chilling effect.
    * efecto secundario = side effect [side-effect], spillover effect, after effect [after-effect].
    * efecto sicológico = psychological effect.
    * efecto sonoro = sound effect.
    * efectos secundarios = knock-on effect.
    * efecto tóxico = toxic effect.
    * efecto visual = visual.
    * emisión de gases de efecto invernadero = carbon emission.
    * en efecto = to all intents and purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * estropear el efecto = spoil + effect.
    * gas que produce el efecto invernadero = greenhouse gas.
    * intensificar el efecto de algo = intensify + effect.
    * los efectos negativos se están dejando sentir ahora = chickens come home to roost.
    * luchar con los efectos adversos de = combat + the effects of.
    * mitigar el efecto = mitigate + effect.
    * mitigar el efecto de Algo = minimise + effect.
    * paliar el efecto = mitigate + effect.
    * para todos los efectos prácticos = for all practical purposes.
    * profundo efecto = profound effect.
    * protegerse de los efectos de Algo = ward off + effects.
    * relación causa-efecto = cause-effect relation, causal relationship.
    * sentir los efectos de = feel + the effects of.
    * sufrir el efecto de Algo = suffer + effect.
    * surtir efecto = take + effect, have + effect, pay off, pay, come into + effect.
    * tener efecto = take + effect.
    * tener efecto sobre = impinge on/upon.
    * tener su efecto = take + Posesivo + toll (on).
    * tener un efecto adverso sobre = have + an adverse effect on.

    efecto2
    * efecto bancario = bank draft, banker's draft, banker's cheque.
    * efectos negociables = commercial paper.
    * efectos personales = personal belongings, belongings.
    * tienda de efectos navales = chandlery.
    efecto3
    3 = topspin.

    Ex: In order to be effective with passing shots, you need to be able to impart a lot of topspin on the ball.

    * * *
    A
    1 (resultado, consecuencia) effect
    el castigo surtió efecto the punishment had the desired effect
    las medidas no han producido el efecto deseado ( frml); the measures have not had the desired effect
    un calmante de efecto inmediato a fast-acting painkiller
    ya ha empezado a hacerle efecto la anestesia the anesthetic has begun to work o to take effect
    bajo los efectos del alcohol under the influence of alcohol
    medidas para paliar los efectos de la sequía measures to alleviate the effects of the drought
    la operación se llevó a efecto con gran rapidez ( frml); the operation was carried out extremely swiftly
    de efecto retardado ‹bomba/mecanismo› delayed-action ( before n)
    soy de efectos retardados ( hum); I'm a bit slow on the uptake ( hum)
    2
    en efecto indeed
    en efecto, así ocurrió it did indeed happen like that
    estamos, en efecto, presenciando un hecho único we are indeed witnessing an extraordinary event
    ¿es usted el doctor? — en efecto are you the doctor? —I am indeed
    Compuestos:
    puede tener un efecto bumerán it may boomerang o backfire
    domino effect
    greenhouse effect
    ( Hist, Inf) millennium bug
    optical illusion
    la ley no tendrá efecto retroactivo the law will not be retroactive o retrospective
    el aumento se aplicará con efecto retroactivo the increase will be backdated
    side effect
    mpl stage effects (pl)
    mpl special effects (pl)
    mpl sound effects (pl)
    mpl visual effects (pl)
    mpl videographics (pl)
    B
    (impresión): su conducta causó muy mal efecto his behavior gave a very bad impression o ( colloq) didn't go down at all well
    no sé qué efecto le causaron mis palabras I do not know what effect my words had o what impression my words made on him
    C ( Der) (vigencia) effect
    la nueva ley tendrá efecto a partir de octubre the new law will take effect o come into effect from October
    D ( frml)
    (fin): el edificio ha sido construido expresamente al or a tal or a este efecto the new building has been specially designed for this purpose
    debe rellenar el formulario que se le enviará a estos efectos you must fill in the relevant form which will be sent to you
    a efectos legales tal matrimonio es inexistente legally (speaking) o in the eyes of the law o for legal purposes such a marriage does not exist
    se trasladó a Bruselas a (los) efectos de firmar el acuerdo she traveled to Brussels to sign o in order to sign the agreement
    tendrá que comparecer ante el juez a los efectos oportunos he must appear before the judge to complete the necessary formalities
    a todos los efectos un joven de 18 años es un adulto to all intents and purposes a youth of 18 is an adult
    E
    (fenómeno científico): el efecto de Barnum the Barnum effect
    F ( Dep)
    le dio a la bola con efecto she put some spin on the ball
    2 (desvío) swerve
    tiró la pelota con efecto he made the ball swerve
    G
    1 ( Fin) (valores) bill of exchange, draft
    efectos negociables commercial paper
    2 efectos mpl ( frml) (de un comercio) stock; (de un local) contents (pl)
    Compuestos:
    bill of exchange
    ( frml); postage stamp
    mpl bank bills (pl), bank paper
    mpl chandlery
    mpl personal effects (pl)
    * * *

     

    efecto sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) (resultado, consecuencia) effect;


    un calmante de efecto inmediato a fast-acting painkiller;
    mecanismo de efecto retardado delayed-action mechanism;
    bajo los efectos del alcohol under the influence of alcohol;
    efecto dos mil (Inf) millennium bug;
    efecto invernadero greenhouse effect;
    efecto óptico optical illusion;
    efecto secundario side effect;
    efectos especiales special effects;
    efectos sonoros sound effects
    b)



    ( así es) indeed
    2 ( impresión):
    su conducta causó mal efecto his behavior made a bad impression o (colloq) didn't go down well;

    no sé qué efecto le causaron mis palabras I don't know what effect my words had on him
    3 (Dep) ( desvío) swerve;
    ( movimiento rotatorio) spin;

    4

    efecto sustantivo masculino
    1 (consecuencia, resultado) effect: no tiene efectos secundarios, it has no side effects
    se marea por efecto de la medicación, she feels ill because of the medicine
    2 (impresión) impression: su discurso no me causó el menor efecto, his speech made no impression on me
    hace mal efecto, it makes a bad impression
    efectos especiales, special effects
    3 (fin, propósito) purpose: se le comunica al efecto de que.., you are informed that... 4 efectos personales, personal belongings o effects
    5 Meteor efecto invernadero, greenhouse effect
    6 Dep spin
    ♦ Locuciones: a efectos de..., for the purposes of...
    su firma es válida a todos los efectos, his signature is valid for any purpose
    surtir efecto, to take effect: nuestro plan no surtió efecto, our plan didn't work out
    ' efecto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ambiente
    - consecuencia
    - deberse
    - destructor
    - destructora
    - difusor
    - difusora
    - ser
    - estabilizador
    - estabilizadora
    - fulminante
    - golpe
    - imagen
    - impresión
    - imprimir
    - incidir
    - influencia
    - invernadero
    - mella
    - mirada
    - obra
    - prohibición
    - resultado
    - retardada
    - retardado
    - retroactiva
    - retroactivo
    - surtir
    - swing
    - afectar
    - agradable
    - compensar
    - denominar
    - disuasivo
    - enfoque
    - impactante
    - inmediato
    - pasar
    - recorte
    - relación
    - simular
    - soporífero
    - surrealista
    - trascendental
    English:
    act
    - actually
    - adverse
    - aerial
    - after-effect
    - bite
    - boomerang
    - cause
    - domino effect
    - effect
    - effectively
    - enough
    - evil
    - fall
    - flourish
    - fuck
    - greenhouse effect
    - heighten
    - leverage
    - ripple effect
    - send
    - side
    - some
    - special
    - spin
    - void
    - wear off
    - work
    - after
    - draft
    - effective
    - green
    - indeed
    - millennium
    - sedation
    - succeed
    - sure
    * * *
    nm
    1. [consecuencia, resultado] effect;
    los efectos del terremoto fueron devastadores the effects of the earthquake were devastating;
    sus declaraciones causaron el efecto que él esperaba his statements had the desired effect;
    el analfabetismo es un efecto de la falta de escuelas illiteracy is a result of the lack of schools;
    la decisión de bajar los tipos de interés tuvo un efecto explosivo the decision to lower interest rates had an explosive impact;
    un medicamento de efecto inmediato a fast-acting medicine;
    un mecanismo de efecto retardado a delayed-action mechanism;
    Esp
    conducía o Am [m5] manejaba bajo los efectos del alcohol she was driving under the influence (of alcohol);
    hacer efecto to take effect;
    todavía no me ha hecho efecto la aspirina the aspirin still hasn't taken effect;
    llevar algo a efecto to put sth into effect, to implement sth;
    el desalojo de las viviendas se llevará a efecto mañana the evacuation of the homes will be carried out tomorrow;
    llevaron a efecto sus promesas/amenazas they made good o carried out their promises/threats;
    surtir efecto to have an effect, to be effective;
    las medidas contra el desempleo no han surtido efecto the measures against unemployment haven't had any effect o haven't been effective;
    por efecto de as a result of;
    el incendio se declaró por efecto de las altas temperaturas the fire broke out as a result of the high temperatures
    Informát el efecto 2000 the millennium bug;
    efecto bumerán boomerang effect;
    efecto dominó domino effect;
    Fís efecto Doppler Doppler effect;
    efecto fotoeléctrico photoelectric effect;
    efecto invernadero greenhouse effect;
    efecto mariposa butterfly effect;
    efecto óptico optical illusion;
    efecto placebo placebo effect;
    efectos secundarios side effects;
    Fís efecto túnel tunnel effect
    2. [finalidad] aim, purpose;
    al efecto, a dicho efecto, a tal efecto to that end;
    rogamos contacte con nosotros, a tal efecto le adjuntamos… you are requested to contact us, and to that end please find attached…;
    un andamio levantado al efecto scaffolding erected for the purpose;
    las medidas propuestas a dicho efecto the measures proposed to this end;
    a estos efectos, se te suministrará el material necesario you will be provided with the necessary materials for this purpose;
    a efectos o [m5] para los efectos de algo as far as sth is concerned;
    a efectos fiscales, estos ingresos no cuentan this income is not counted for tax purposes, this income is not taxable;
    a efectos legales, esta empresa ya no existe as far as the law is concerned o in the eyes of the law, this company no longer exists;
    a todos los efectos el propietario es usted for all practical purposes you are the owner
    3. [impresión] impression;
    sus declaraciones causaron gran efecto his statements made a great impression;
    nos hizo mucho efecto la noticia the news came as quite a shock to us;
    producir buen/mal efecto to make a good/bad impression
    4. [vigencia] effect;
    con efecto desde with effect from;
    con efecto retroactivo retroactively;
    con efecto inmediato with immediate effect;
    un juez ha declarado sin efecto esta norma municipal a judge has declared this by-law null and void;
    tener efecto [vigencia] to come into o take effect;
    ¿desde cuándo tiene efecto esa norma? how long has that law been in force?
    5. [de balón, bola] spin;
    lanzó la falta con mucho efecto he put a lot of bend on the free kick;
    dar efecto a la pelota, golpear la pelota con efecto [en tenis] to put spin on the ball, to spin the ball;
    [en fútbol] to put bend on the ball, to bend the ball;
    dar a la bola efecto de la derecha/izquierda [en billar] to put right-hand/left-hand side on the ball;
    dar a la bola efecto alto [en billar] to put topspin on the ball
    6. Com [documento] bill
    efecto bancario bank bill;
    efectos a cobrar bills receivable;
    efecto de comercio commercial paper;
    efectos del estado government securities;
    efecto de favor accommodation bill;
    efectos a pagar bills payable;
    efectos públicos government securities
    efectos nmpl
    1. Cine & TV efectos especiales special effects;
    efectos sonoros sound effects;
    efectos visuales visual effects
    2. [posesiones] efectos personales personal possessions o effects
    3. [mercancías] goods
    efectos de consumo consumer goods
    en efecto loc adv
    indeed;
    y, en efecto, fuimos a visitar la ciudad and we did indeed visit the city;
    ¿lo hiciste tú? – en efecto did you do it? – I did indeed o indeed I did
    * * *
    m
    1 effect;
    surtir efecto take effect, work;
    efecto a largo plazo long-term effect;
    aplicarse con efecto retroactivo be applied retroactively;
    la subida con efecto retroactivo de las pensiones the retroactive increase in pensions;
    llevar a efecto carry out;
    dejar sin efecto negate, undo
    2
    :
    hacer buen/mal efecto give o create a good/bad impression
    3
    :
    al efecto for the purpose;
    en efecto indeed
    * * *
    efecto nm
    1) : effect
    2)
    en efecto : actually, in fact
    3) efectos nmpl
    : goods, property
    efectos personales: personal effects
    * * *
    1. (en general) effect
    2. (pelota) spin
    hacer efecto to take effect [pt. took; pp. taken] / to work

    Spanish-English dictionary > efecto

  • 2 letra

    nf
    letter n
    letra de cambio bill of exchange
    letra grande large type
    letra al propio cargo promissory note
    letras descontadas bills discounted
    letra a la vista sight draft

    Spanish-English Business Glossary > letra

  • 3 corredor de comercio

    • commercial broker
    • merchandise broker
    • registered broker
    • stock broker
    • trade bills discounted
    • trade broker
    • trade by barter

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > corredor de comercio

  • 4 efectos comerciales descontados

    • Trade Bill
    • trade bills discounted
    • trade bloc

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > efectos comerciales descontados

  • 5 efectos descontados

    • bills discounted
    • discounted drafts
    • discounted notes

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > efectos descontados

  • 6 letras descontadas

    • bills discounted
    • discounted drafts

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > letras descontadas

  • 7 papel comercial

    • business paper
    • commercial paper
    • mercantile paper
    • trade barriers
    • trade bills
    • trade bills discounted
    • trade off
    • trade paper
    • trade policy

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > papel comercial

  • 8 efectos descontados

    m.pl.
    bills discounted, discounted drafts, discounted notes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > efectos descontados

  • 9 letras descontadas

    f.pl.
    bills discounted, discounted drafts.

    Spanish-English dictionary > letras descontadas

  • 10 bills

    bills

    Vocabulario Castellano-Catalán > bills

  • 11 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 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

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  • 12 a precio especial

    (adj.) = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price
    Ex. Public libraries can arrange expeditions at reduced cost to museum exhibits, concerts, etc.
    Ex. Discounted CD-ROMs are identical to the more expensive discs.
    Ex. Most of these cut-rate laptops include a one-year parts and labor warranty.
    Ex. Turkey is heavily promoted by tour operators as an idyllic holiday destination, the cut-price alternative to Greece or Cyprus.
    * * *
    (adj.) = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price

    Ex: Public libraries can arrange expeditions at reduced cost to museum exhibits, concerts, etc.

    Ex: Discounted CD-ROMs are identical to the more expensive discs.
    Ex: Most of these cut-rate laptops include a one-year parts and labor warranty.
    Ex: Turkey is heavily promoted by tour operators as an idyllic holiday destination, the cut-price alternative to Greece or Cyprus.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a precio especial

  • 13 acumular

    v.
    to accumulate.
    le gusta acumular recuerdos de sus viajes she likes collecting souvenirs of her trips
    María acumula sus cosas viejas Mary accumulates her old stuff.
    María acumula tiquetes Mary accumulates=collects tickets.
    * * *
    1 to accumulate (datos) to gather; (dinero) to amass
    1 to accumulate, pile up, build up
    2 (gente) to gather
    * * *
    verb
    to accumulate, amass, gather
    * * *
    1.
    VT [+ posesiones] to accumulate; [+ datos] to amass, gather
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <riquezas/poder> to accumulate; < experiencia> to gain
    2.
    acumularse v pron trabajo to pile up, mount up; intereses to accumulate; deudas to mount up
    * * *
    = accumulate, cumulate, heap, amass, pile, build up, mount, hoard, stockpile, stash, rack up, pile up, store up, cache, tot up, tote up.
    Ex. Bureaux can be useful for proving trials, and the deferment of commitments until a suitable size of data base has been accumulated in the computer system.
    Ex. Publish changes as they are accepted, in a periodical publication, cumulating these in a new edition of all or parts of the schedules, as suitable.
    Ex. It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
    Ex. Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
    Ex. The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex. A small committee of librarians, whenever they could spare time from their existing jobs and in their own time, began to build up a card file of information on available resources in the city.
    Ex. Finally, the scores of amendments, which had been issued to change rules or clarify their meaning, had mounted to the point where catalogers copies of the AACR were seriously out-of-date, if they were not bulging with tip-ins.
    Ex. What one might call 'fetishistic bibliomania' is a disease -- and few serious book-readers, let alone librarians, are free from a squirrel-like proclivity to hoard books.
    Ex. This type of dairies are generally interested in stockpiling annual ryegrass as a source of high-quality winter forage.
    Ex. When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
    Ex. How many honorary doctorates has the Judge racked up since then?.
    Ex. As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex. Large volumes of water can be stored up for irrigation by erecting an earthen or masonry dam across the lower part of the vally of a river or stream.
    Ex. Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    Ex. Babies cry for an average of five hours a day for the first three months and tot up 51 days in their first year, according to survey.
    Ex. When you tote up the carbon emissions caused by clearing land to grow corn, fertilizing it and transporting it, corn ethanol leaves twice the carbon footprint as gasoline.
    ----
    * acumular atrasos = build up + backlogs.
    * acumular demasiado estock = overstock.
    * acumular experiencia = garner + experience.
    * acumular polvo = gather + dust, collect + dust.
    * acumular problemas = build up + problems.
    * acumular reservas = stockpile.
    * acumularse = accrue.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <riquezas/poder> to accumulate; < experiencia> to gain
    2.
    acumularse v pron trabajo to pile up, mount up; intereses to accumulate; deudas to mount up
    * * *
    = accumulate, cumulate, heap, amass, pile, build up, mount, hoard, stockpile, stash, rack up, pile up, store up, cache, tot up, tote up.

    Ex: Bureaux can be useful for proving trials, and the deferment of commitments until a suitable size of data base has been accumulated in the computer system.

    Ex: Publish changes as they are accepted, in a periodical publication, cumulating these in a new edition of all or parts of the schedules, as suitable.
    Ex: It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
    Ex: Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
    Ex: The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex: A small committee of librarians, whenever they could spare time from their existing jobs and in their own time, began to build up a card file of information on available resources in the city.
    Ex: Finally, the scores of amendments, which had been issued to change rules or clarify their meaning, had mounted to the point where catalogers copies of the AACR were seriously out-of-date, if they were not bulging with tip-ins.
    Ex: What one might call 'fetishistic bibliomania' is a disease -- and few serious book-readers, let alone librarians, are free from a squirrel-like proclivity to hoard books.
    Ex: This type of dairies are generally interested in stockpiling annual ryegrass as a source of high-quality winter forage.
    Ex: When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
    Ex: How many honorary doctorates has the Judge racked up since then?.
    Ex: As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex: Large volumes of water can be stored up for irrigation by erecting an earthen or masonry dam across the lower part of the vally of a river or stream.
    Ex: Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    Ex: Babies cry for an average of five hours a day for the first three months and tot up 51 days in their first year, according to survey.
    Ex: When you tote up the carbon emissions caused by clearing land to grow corn, fertilizing it and transporting it, corn ethanol leaves twice the carbon footprint as gasoline.
    * acumular atrasos = build up + backlogs.
    * acumular demasiado estock = overstock.
    * acumular experiencia = garner + experience.
    * acumular polvo = gather + dust, collect + dust.
    * acumular problemas = build up + problems.
    * acumular reservas = stockpile.
    * acumularse = accrue.

    * * *
    acumular [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹riquezas/poder› to accumulate, amass; ‹experiencia› to gain
    to accumulate
    se acumula mucho polvo aquí a lot of dust accumulates o gathers here
    los intereses se van acumulando the interest is accumulating o ( frml) accruing, the interest is piling up ( colloq)
    el trabajo se iba acumulando work was piling o mounting up
    * * *

     

    acumular ( conjugate acumular) verbo transitivoriquezas/poder to accumulate;
    experiencia to gain
    acumularse verbo pronominal [ trabajo] to pile up, mount up;
    [ intereses] to accumulate;
    [ deudas] to mount up;
    [ polvo] to accumulate
    acumular verbo transitivo to accumulate
    ' acumular' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    perecedera
    - perecedero
    English:
    accumulate
    - amass
    - build up
    - collect
    - gather
    - hoard
    - pile up
    - run up
    - stockpile
    - store
    - store up
    - accrue
    - build
    * * *
    vt
    to accumulate;
    le gusta acumular recuerdos de sus viajes she likes collecting souvenirs of her trips;
    el tren fue acumulando retrasos en las diferentes paradas the train got further and further delayed at every stop
    * * *
    v/t accumulate
    * * *
    : to accumulate, to amass
    * * *
    acumular vb to accumulate

    Spanish-English dictionary > acumular

  • 14 adelgazar

    v.
    1 to lose (kilos).
    2 to slim.
    3 to slim down, to thin, to lose weight, to slim.
    * * *
    1 (afinar) to make slim
    1 (perder peso) to slim, lose weight
    1 to slim, lose weight
    * * *
    verb
    2) thin
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=reducir el grosor) to make thin, make slender; [+ kilos] to lose, take off; [+ persona, figura] to slim, reduce, slenderize (EEUU); [+ palo] to pare, whittle; [+ punta] to sharpen; [+ voz] to raise the pitch of
    2) (fig) (=purificar) to purify, refine; [+ entendimiento] to sharpen
    2.
    VI (=perder peso) to grow thin; [con régimen] to slim, lose weight
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <caderas/cintura> to reduce; < kilos> to lose
    2.
    adelgazar vi to lose weight
    * * *
    = lose + weight, slim down.
    Ex. The article 'Keeping New Year's resolutions while counting down to the new millennium' discusses the following topics: self-discipline; losing weight; stopping smoking; starting an exercise programme; paying off bills; and meeting someone new.
    Ex. The abundance of book types and titles makes display and merchandising increasingly difficult; some booksellers are dealing with this by slimming down or cutting out certain categories.
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    * pastilla para adelgazar = diet pill, slimming pill.
    * píldora para adelgazar = slimming pill.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <caderas/cintura> to reduce; < kilos> to lose
    2.
    adelgazar vi to lose weight
    * * *
    = lose + weight, slim down.

    Ex: The article 'Keeping New Year's resolutions while counting down to the new millennium' discusses the following topics: self-discipline; losing weight; stopping smoking; starting an exercise programme; paying off bills; and meeting someone new.

    Ex: The abundance of book types and titles makes display and merchandising increasingly difficult; some booksellers are dealing with this by slimming down or cutting out certain categories.
    * pastilla para adelgazar = diet pill, slimming pill.
    * píldora para adelgazar = slimming pill.

    * * *
    adelgazar [A4 ]
    vt
    ‹caderas/cintura› to reduce, slim down
    me gustaría adelgazar unos kilos I'd like to lose o shed a few pounds, I'd like to slim down a few pounds
    ■ adelgazar
    vi
    to lose weight
    ¡cómo has adelgazado! you've really lost weight!, you've lost such a lot of weight!
    ejercicios para adelgazar exercises to lose weight, slimming exercises ( BrE)
    * * *

    adelgazar ( conjugate adelgazar) verbo transitivocaderas/cintura to slim down;
    kilos to lose
    verbo intransitivo
    to lose weight
    adelgazar
    I verbo intransitivo to slim, lose weight: deberías adelgazar un poco, you should lose a bit of weight
    II verbo transitivo
    1 (peso) to lose: José ha adelgazado dos kilos, José has lost two kilos
    2 (una pieza, madera, etc) to diminish: habría que adelgazar el grosor de los muros, we'll have to make these walls a bit thinner
    ' adelgazar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    diet
    - slim
    - sweat off
    - weight
    - lose
    * * *
    vt
    [kilos] to lose;
    esta faja te adelgaza la figura that girdle makes you look slimmer
    vi
    to lose weight, to slim;
    ha adelgazado mucho he has lost a lot of weight
    * * *
    I v/t lose
    II v/i lose weight
    * * *
    adelgazar {21} vt
    : to thin, to reduce
    : to lose weight
    * * *
    adelgazar vb to lose weight [pt. & pp. lost]

    Spanish-English dictionary > adelgazar

  • 15 albarán

    m.
    delivery note, invoice.
    * * *
    1 delivery note, despatch note
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Com) delivery note, invoice
    2) (=señal) "to let" sign
    * * *
    masculino delivery note
    * * *
    = bill of lading, packing list.
    Ex. This article examines the legal implications of electronic bills of lading.
    Ex. Every despatch is accompanied by a packing list containing all the details of the despatch = Cada envío va acompañado de un albarán con todos los detalles del mismo.
    * * *
    masculino delivery note
    * * *
    = bill of lading, packing list.

    Ex: This article examines the legal implications of electronic bills of lading.

    Ex: Every despatch is accompanied by a packing list containing all the details of the despatch = Cada envío va acompañado de un albarán con todos los detalles del mismo.

    * * *
    delivery note
    * * *

     

    albarán m Com delivery note, despatch note
    ' albarán' also found in these entries:
    English:
    check off
    - delivery note
    * * *
    Esp Com delivery Br note o US receipt
    * * *
    m delivery note

    Spanish-English dictionary > albarán

  • 16 alquilar habitaciones

    (v.) = take in + lodgers
    Ex. Taking in a lodger is an excellent way of earning extra income helping to pay your bills.
    * * *
    (v.) = take in + lodgers

    Ex: Taking in a lodger is an excellent way of earning extra income helping to pay your bills.

    Spanish-English dictionary > alquilar habitaciones

  • 17 amontonar

    v.
    1 to pile up.
    2 to heap up, to build up, to pile, to bank up.
    Esa gente amontonó basura ahí Those people heaped up garbage there.
    3 to mound, to earth.
    Los topos amontonaron la tierra The moles mounded the soil.
    4 to amass, to accumulate, to hoard, to pile up.
    Ellos amontonaron mucho dinero They amassed a lot of money.
    5 to cram, to pack in.
    * * *
    1 to heap up, pile up
    2 (juntar) to collect, gather, accumulate
    1 to heap up, pile up
    2 (gente) to crowd together
    3 familiar to live together
    * * *
    verb
    1) to pile up, heap up
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=apilar) to pile (up), heap (up); [+ datos] to gather, collect; [+ dinero] to hoard; [+ nieve, nubes] to bank up
    2) And (=insultar) to insult
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( apilar) to pile up

    amontónalos ahípile them up o put them in a pile over there

    b) ( juntar) to accumulate
    2.
    amontonarse v pron personas to gather o crowd together; objetos/trabajo to pile up
    * * *
    = heap, stack, pile, pile up, amass, stack + Nombre + up.
    Ex. It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
    Ex. Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
    Ex. The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex. As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex. Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
    Ex. These heavy duty frosted plastic bins can be set side by side or stacked up in those tighter spaces.
    ----
    * amontonarse muy alto = be metres high.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( apilar) to pile up

    amontónalos ahípile them up o put them in a pile over there

    b) ( juntar) to accumulate
    2.
    amontonarse v pron personas to gather o crowd together; objetos/trabajo to pile up
    * * *
    = heap, stack, pile, pile up, amass, stack + Nombre + up.

    Ex: It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.

    Ex: Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
    Ex: The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex: As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex: Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
    Ex: These heavy duty frosted plastic bins can be set side by side or stacked up in those tighter spaces.
    * amontonarse muy alto = be metres high.

    * * *
    amontonar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (apilar) to pile up
    ve amontonándolos ahí pile them up o put them in a pile over there
    2 (juntar) to accumulate
    he ido amontonando tal cantidad de cosas I've accumulated so many things
    «personas» to gather o crowd together; «objetos/trabajo» to pile up
    * * *

    amontonar ( conjugate amontonar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( apilar) to pile … up


    amontonarse verbo pronominal [ personas] to gather o crowd together;
    [objetos/trabajo] to pile up
    amontonar verbo transitivo to pile up, heap up
    ' amontonar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    heap
    - pile
    - stack
    * * *
    vt
    1. [apilar] to pile up
    2. [reunir] to accumulate
    * * *
    v/t pile up
    * * *
    1) apilar: to pile up, to heap up
    2) : to collect, to gather
    3) : to hoard
    * * *
    amontonar vb (apilar) to pile up

    Spanish-English dictionary > amontonar

  • 18 anuncio

    m.
    1 announcement.
    2 sign, herald (presagio).
    3 ad, commercial, insertion, advertisement.
    4 signboard, shopsign.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: anunciar.
    * * *
    1 (aviso) announcement; (signo) sign
    2 (publicidad) advertisement, advert, ad
    3 (valla publicitaria) hoarding, US billboard
    4 (cartel) poster, notice
    \
    anuncios económicos / anuncios clasificados classified adverts, small ads
    anuncios por palabras classified adverts, small ads
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) advertisement, ad, commercial
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Com) [en un periódico] advertisement, advert, ad *; [en TV, radio] advertisement, advert, commercial; (=cartel) poster

    prohibido fijar o pegar anuncios — post o stick no bills

    anuncio publicitario — advertisement, advert, commercial

    anuncios clasificadosclassified ads *, classified advertisements, classifieds

    anuncios por palabras — classified ads, small ads *

    tablón
    2) (=notificación) announcement
    3) (=presagio) omen, sign

    fue un anuncio de las desgracias futurasit was an omen o a sign of the misfortunes to come

    * * *
    1) ( de noticia) announcement; ( presagio) sign, omen
    2) (Com, Marketing) ( en periódico) advertisement, ad (colloq); ( en televisión) commercial

    insertar un anuncio en el periódicoto place o put an advertisement in the newspaper

    prohibido fijar anunciosbill stickers o posters will be prosecuted

    * * *
    = announcement, notice, spot, advert.
    Nota: Abreviatura de advertisment.
    Ex. Printed current awareness bulletins may be produced from similar facilities to those in above, except that here the announcement will relate only to newly added items.
    Ex. Notices may be useful in this context for the user who wishes to familiarise himself with the workings of the catalogue before approaching a terminal.
    Ex. Standard advertising mechanisms, such as spots on radio and television, signs in buses and on billboards, and widely disseminated leaflets are used if money is available.
    Ex. There was no support for a hypothesis that there would be more provocatively dressed women in sporting event adverts than in those accompanying soap operas or prime time shows = No se confirmó la hipótesis de que habría más mujeres vestidas de una forma provocativa en los anuncios de los acontecimientos deportivos que en los que se emiten con las telenovelas o con los programas de mayor audiencia.
    ----
    * anuncio comercial = commercial.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad, classified advertisement.
    * anuncio de empleo = job advertisement.
    * anuncio de trabajo = help wanted ad, help wanted notice.
    * anuncio oficial = official announcement.
    * anuncio personal = personal ad.
    * anuncio por palabras = classified advertisement, classified ad.
    * anuncio publicitario = ad (advertisement), advertisement (ad), spot advertising.
    * anuncio publicitario de la radio = radio commercial, sound bite, radio spot.
    * anuncio publicitario de televisión = television commercial.
    * anuncio publicitario de un libro = advertising blurb.
    * anuncio publicitario por radio = radio spot, sound bite, radio commercial.
    * anuncio publicitario por televisión = television spot.
    * anuncios de trabajo = help-wanted advertising.
    * anuncios en los medios de comunicación = media releases.
    * cancioncilla de anuncio publicitario = jingle.
    * hombre anuncio = sandwich man, sandwich-board man, human billboard.
    * mantenido por anuncios = ad-driven, advertisement driven.
    * programas espía de anuncios = adware.
    * sintonía de anuncio publicitario = jingle.
    * tablón de anuncios = noticeboard, bulletin board, message board, display board.
    * tablón de anuncios electrónico = online bulletin board.
    * tablón electrónico de anuncios = electronic bulletin board (EEB), bulletin board system (BBS).
    * * *
    1) ( de noticia) announcement; ( presagio) sign, omen
    2) (Com, Marketing) ( en periódico) advertisement, ad (colloq); ( en televisión) commercial

    insertar un anuncio en el periódicoto place o put an advertisement in the newspaper

    prohibido fijar anunciosbill stickers o posters will be prosecuted

    * * *
    = announcement, notice, spot, advert.
    Nota: Abreviatura de advertisment.

    Ex: Printed current awareness bulletins may be produced from similar facilities to those in above, except that here the announcement will relate only to newly added items.

    Ex: Notices may be useful in this context for the user who wishes to familiarise himself with the workings of the catalogue before approaching a terminal.
    Ex: Standard advertising mechanisms, such as spots on radio and television, signs in buses and on billboards, and widely disseminated leaflets are used if money is available.
    Ex: There was no support for a hypothesis that there would be more provocatively dressed women in sporting event adverts than in those accompanying soap operas or prime time shows = No se confirmó la hipótesis de que habría más mujeres vestidas de una forma provocativa en los anuncios de los acontecimientos deportivos que en los que se emiten con las telenovelas o con los programas de mayor audiencia.
    * anuncio comercial = commercial.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad, classified advertisement.
    * anuncio de empleo = job advertisement.
    * anuncio de trabajo = help wanted ad, help wanted notice.
    * anuncio oficial = official announcement.
    * anuncio personal = personal ad.
    * anuncio por palabras = classified advertisement, classified ad.
    * anuncio publicitario = ad (advertisement), advertisement (ad), spot advertising.
    * anuncio publicitario de la radio = radio commercial, sound bite, radio spot.
    * anuncio publicitario de televisión = television commercial.
    * anuncio publicitario de un libro = advertising blurb.
    * anuncio publicitario por radio = radio spot, sound bite, radio commercial.
    * anuncio publicitario por televisión = television spot.
    * anuncios de trabajo = help-wanted advertising.
    * anuncios en los medios de comunicación = media releases.
    * cancioncilla de anuncio publicitario = jingle.
    * hombre anuncio = sandwich man, sandwich-board man, human billboard.
    * mantenido por anuncios = ad-driven, advertisement driven.
    * programas espía de anuncios = adware.
    * sintonía de anuncio publicitario = jingle.
    * tablón de anuncios = noticeboard, bulletin board, message board, display board.
    * tablón de anuncios electrónico = online bulletin board.
    * tablón electrónico de anuncios = electronic bulletin board (EEB), bulletin board system (BBS).

    * * *
    A
    1 (de una noticia) announcement
    2 (presagio) sign, omen
    un anuncio de muerte an augur of death ( liter)
    B ( Com, Marketing) (en un periódico) advertisement, ad ( colloq); (en la televisión) commercial, advertisement ( BrE)
    insertar un anuncio en el periódico to place o put an advertisement in the newspaper
    puse un anuncio en la facultad I put an ad o ( BrE) advert up in the department
    [ S ] prohibido fijar anuncios bill stickers o posters will be prosecuted, stick no bills
    Compuestos:
    advice of dispatch
    display advertisement
    anuncios breves or clasificados
    mpl classified advertisements (pl), classified section
    mpl classified advertisements (pl), classified section
    * * *

     

    Del verbo anunciar: ( conjugate anunciar)

    anuncio es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    anunció es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    anunciar    
    anuncio
    anunciar ( conjugate anunciar) verbo transitivo
    a)noticia/decisión to announce, make … public;

    lluvias/tormentas to forecast
    b) (frml) ‹ persona to announce


    anuncio sustantivo masculino

    ( presagio) sign, omen
    b) ( en periódico) advertisement, ad (colloq);

    ( en televisión) commercial;
    anuncios clasificados or por palabras classified advertisements (pl)
    anunciar verbo transitivo
    1 (promocionar un producto) to advertise
    2 (notificar) to announce
    anuncio sustantivo masculino
    1 (publicitario) advertisment, advert, ad
    2 (noticia) announcement
    3 (cartel, letrero) notice, poster
    ' anuncio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    convenir
    - fotolito
    - insertar
    - musiquilla
    - necesitar
    - presagio
    - aviso
    - comercial
    - convocatoria
    - lema
    - pasar
    - poner
    - recortar
    - spot
    English:
    ad
    - advert
    - advertise
    - advertisement
    - announcement
    - bulletin
    - capture
    - commercial
    - marriage
    - notice
    - sandwich-board
    - sandwich-man
    - short
    - small ad
    - spot
    - spread
    - stick up
    - word
    - bedlam
    - fix
    - go
    - small
    * * *
    1. [de noticia] announcement
    2. [cartel, aviso] notice;
    [póster] poster anuncio luminoso illuminated sign
    3. [publicitario] [en prensa] advertisement, Br advert;
    [en televisión] advertisement, commercial, Br advert anuncios breves classified ads o adverts;
    anuncios clasificados classified ads o adverts;
    anuncios por palabras classified ads o adverts;
    anuncio personal [por palabras] personal advert;
    anuncio publicitario display advertisement
    4. [presagio] sign, herald;
    esas nubes son un anuncio de tormenta those clouds mean a storm is on its way;
    el enfrentamiento era el anuncio de una cruenta guerra civil the clash was the prelude to a bloody civil war
    * * *
    m
    1 announcement
    2 ( presagio) sign
    3 COM advertisement;
    sección de anuncios advertisement section;
    anuncio luminoso illuminated sign
    * * *
    1) : announcement
    2) : advertisement, commercial
    * * *
    1. (declaración) announcement
    2. (de publicidad) advertisement / advert

    Spanish-English dictionary > anuncio

  • 19 aparcado en espera

    Ex. Three bills intended to scuttle affirmative action in California were left in dry dock when the committee refused to pass them.
    * * *

    Ex: Three bills intended to scuttle affirmative action in California were left in dry dock when the committee refused to pass them.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aparcado en espera

  • 20 apilar

    v.
    1 to pile up.
    Ricardo apila libros Richard piles up books.
    2 to amass, to hoard.
    Ella apila dinero She amasses money.
    3 to crowd.
    * * *
    1 to pile up, heap up
    1 to pile up, heap up
    * * *
    verb
    to heap up, pile up
    * * *
    1.
    VT to pile up, heap up
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to pile up, put... into a pile
    2.
    apilarse v pron to pile up
    * * *
    = stack, pile, stash, pile up, stack + Nombre + up.
    Ex. Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
    Ex. The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex. When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
    Ex. As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex. These heavy duty frosted plastic bins can be set side by side or stacked up in those tighter spaces.
    ----
    * apilarse = clump together.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to pile up, put... into a pile
    2.
    apilarse v pron to pile up
    * * *
    = stack, pile, stash, pile up, stack + Nombre + up.

    Ex: Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.

    Ex: The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex: When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
    Ex: As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex: These heavy duty frosted plastic bins can be set side by side or stacked up in those tighter spaces.
    * apilarse = clump together.

    * * *
    apilar [A1 ]
    vt
    to pile up, put … into a pile
    to pile up
    * * *

    apilar ( conjugate apilar) verbo transitivo
    to pile up, put … into a pile
    apilar verbo transitivo to pile up, put into a pile
    ' apilar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amontonar
    English:
    heap
    - pile
    - pile up
    - stack
    * * *
    apilar, Ven apilonar
    vt
    to pile up
    * * *
    v/t pile up
    * * *
    apilar vt
    amontonar: to heap up, to pile up
    * * *
    apilar vb to pile up

    Spanish-English dictionary > apilar

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