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  • 1 armar bulla

    v.
    to make a racket.
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a stink, kick up + a fuss, raise + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row
    Ex. Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex. If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.
    Ex. 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex. After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex. In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex. Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex. At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex. The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a stink, kick up + a fuss, raise + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row

    Ex: Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.

    Ex: If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.
    Ex: 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex: After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex: In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex: Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex: At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex: The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > armar bulla

  • 2 armar la de San Quintín

    (v.) = kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, raise + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row
    Ex. If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.
    Ex. Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex. 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex. After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex. In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex. Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex. At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex. The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, raise + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row

    Ex: If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.

    Ex: Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex: 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex: After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex: In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex: Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex: At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex: The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > armar la de San Quintín

  • 3 armar un escándalo

    to kick up a fuss
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = raise + a stink, kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row
    Ex. 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex. If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.
    Ex. Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex. After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex. In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex. Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex. At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex. The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.
    * * *
    (v.) = raise + a stink, kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row

    Ex: 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".

    Ex: If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.
    Ex: Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex: After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex: In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex: Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex: At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex: The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > armar un escándalo

  • 4 armar un lío

    to make a fuss
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, raise + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row
    Ex. If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.
    Ex. Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex. 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex. After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex. In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex. Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex. At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex. The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, raise + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row

    Ex: If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.

    Ex: Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex: 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex: After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex: In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex: Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex: At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex: The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > armar un lío

  • 5 armar una bronca

    to kick up a fuss
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, raise + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row
    Ex. If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.
    Ex. Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex. 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex. After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex. In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex. Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex. At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex. The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, raise + a stink, make + a stink (about), make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus, kick up + a row

    Ex: If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.

    Ex: Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex: 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex: After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex: In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex: Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex: At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    Ex: The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > armar una bronca

  • 6 armarla

    familiar to cause trouble, kick up a fuss
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, make + a stink (about), kick up + a row, raise + a stink, make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus
    Ex. If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.
    Ex. Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex. After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex. The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.
    Ex. 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex. In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex. Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex. At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
    * * *
    (v.) = kick up + a fuss, kick up + a stink, make + a stink (about), kick up + a row, raise + a stink, make + a racket, make + a row, make + a ruckus

    Ex: If the cafe say it's butter and it's marge they could be in trouble if anyone cared to kick up a fuss.

    Ex: Encouraging an interest in maths among grown-ups is fine and dandy, but kicking up a stink about the lack of maths teachers is far more important.
    Ex: After all, making a stink is bad news for any public company, let alone a life-insurance company.
    Ex: The environmentalists have now kicked up a row over the cutting of trees along the Palace Road charging that the work was illegal.
    Ex: 'I'll call the young fellow and tell him there's been a mix-up -- I hope his parents don't raise a stink -- and I want you to know that it really sticks in my craw, it violates all my principles' = "Llamaré al joven y le diré que ha habido una confusión (espero que sus padres no me armen un escándalo) y quiero que sepas que es algo que me da patadas en el estómago, va en contra de todos mis principios".
    Ex: In this illustrated book, children are encouraged to make a racket before slowly quietening down for a sound night's sleep.
    Ex: Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    Ex: At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.

    Spanish-English dictionary > armarla

  • 7 asistenta

    f.
    1 cleaning lady. (peninsular Spanish)
    2 woman assistant.
    * * *
    1 cleaning lady
    * * *
    f., (m. - asistente)
    * * *
    SF charwoman, daily help
    * * *
    femenino (Esp) cleaning lady o woman
    * * *
    = charwoman [charwomen, -pl.], housekeeper.
    Ex. Thus charwomen and porters in a university work in an institution where books are used a great deal but they themselves are highly unlikely to use them.
    Ex. Nearly half the children in the survey were cared for in their own homes by au pairs, nannies, housekeepers or maids.
    * * *
    femenino (Esp) cleaning lady o woman
    * * *
    = charwoman [charwomen, -pl.], housekeeper.

    Ex: Thus charwomen and porters in a university work in an institution where books are used a great deal but they themselves are highly unlikely to use them.

    Ex: Nearly half the children in the survey were cared for in their own homes by au pairs, nannies, housekeepers or maids.

    * * *
    ( Esp)
    cleaning lady o woman
    * * *

    asistenta sustantivo femenino (Esp) cleaning lady o woman
    asistenta sustantivo femenino cleaning lady
    ' asistenta' also found in these entries:
    English:
    daily
    - help
    * * *
    Esp cleaning lady o woman
    * * *
    f cleaner, cleaning woman
    * * *
    asistenta n cleaner

    Spanish-English dictionary > asistenta

  • 8 atender a

    v.
    1 to attend to.
    Ella atiende a sus necesidades She attends to his needs.
    2 to cater for.
    El restaurante atiende a los García The restaurant caters for the Garcias.
    * * *
    (v.) = cater for/to, look after, provide for, cope with, care (about/for), attend to, pay + attention to
    Ex. Labelling of subjects presents problems mainly because, in order to achieve a user-orientated approach, the various approaches of different users must be catered for.
    Ex. A consumer ombudsman's department looks after consumer complaints and, in addition, many municipalities now have a consumer guidance office.
    Ex. So far we have only provided for the user who happens to consult the A/Z subject index under the term 'Conservative'.
    Ex. This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
    Ex. Many authors, especially since the mid nineteenth century, have cared about the details of their punctuation and have bothered to correct it.
    Ex. Then due to the difficulty of altering a manual file and the pressure to catalog more new books faster, s/he is administratively enjoined from attending to such details.
    Ex. Scant attention is paid to evaluation and the needs of users.
    * * *
    (v.) = cater for/to, look after, provide for, cope with, care (about/for), attend to, pay + attention to

    Ex: Labelling of subjects presents problems mainly because, in order to achieve a user-orientated approach, the various approaches of different users must be catered for.

    Ex: A consumer ombudsman's department looks after consumer complaints and, in addition, many municipalities now have a consumer guidance office.
    Ex: So far we have only provided for the user who happens to consult the A/Z subject index under the term 'Conservative'.
    Ex: This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
    Ex: Many authors, especially since the mid nineteenth century, have cared about the details of their punctuation and have bothered to correct it.
    Ex: Then due to the difficulty of altering a manual file and the pressure to catalog more new books faster, s/he is administratively enjoined from attending to such details.
    Ex: Scant attention is paid to evaluation and the needs of users.

    Spanish-English dictionary > atender a

  • 9 atribuir

    v.
    to attribute, to assign, to attach, to blame.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ HUIR], like link=huir huir
    1 to attribute (a, to), ascribe
    1 to assume
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1)

    atribuir a algn/algo — to attribute to sb/sth; [+ excusa] to put down to sb/sth; (Jur) to impute to sb/sth

    2) (Pol)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a)

    atribuir algo a alguien/algo — to attribute o ascribe something to somebody/something

    le atribuyen algo que no dijo — they attribute words to him which he did not say, they put words in his mouth

    b) <funciones/poder> to confer
    c) <cualidades/propiedades>

    atribuir algo a alguien/algo: le atribuyen propiedades curativas — it is held o believed to have healing powers

    2.
    atribuirse v pron (refl)
    a) <éxito/autoría> to claim
    b) <poderes/responsabilidad> to assume
    * * *
    = ascribe, attribute, credit, impute.
    Ex. The citation order PMEST and various other facet formulae can be ascribed to Ranganathan.
    Ex. Subrules of 21.4 deal, for instance, with works erroneously or fictitiously attributed to a person or corporate body, and official communications.
    Ex. While he cannot be credited with shaping the library in terms of selecting the book stock, he maintained and cared for it diligently for many years.
    Ex. There is nothing bad imputed to the German people by the use of German instead of Deutsche.
    ----
    * atribuir Algo a = put + Nombre + down to.
    * atribuir autoría = assign + intellectual responsibility.
    * atribuir el mérito a = credit.
    * atribuir responsabilidad intelectual = assign + intellectual responsibility.
    * atribuirse el mérito = take + the credit (for).
    * atribuirse el mérito de Algo = claim + credit for.
    * atribuirse la autoría = make + claim of responsibility, claim + responsibility.
    * atribuirse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * atribuirse la responsabilidad = make + claim of responsibility, claim + responsibility.
    * atribuir su origen a = trace to, trace back to.
    * mérito + atribuirse a = credit + be due to, credit + go to, be to the credit of.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a)

    atribuir algo a alguien/algo — to attribute o ascribe something to somebody/something

    le atribuyen algo que no dijo — they attribute words to him which he did not say, they put words in his mouth

    b) <funciones/poder> to confer
    c) <cualidades/propiedades>

    atribuir algo a alguien/algo: le atribuyen propiedades curativas — it is held o believed to have healing powers

    2.
    atribuirse v pron (refl)
    a) <éxito/autoría> to claim
    b) <poderes/responsabilidad> to assume
    * * *
    = ascribe, attribute, credit, impute.

    Ex: The citation order PMEST and various other facet formulae can be ascribed to Ranganathan.

    Ex: Subrules of 21.4 deal, for instance, with works erroneously or fictitiously attributed to a person or corporate body, and official communications.
    Ex: While he cannot be credited with shaping the library in terms of selecting the book stock, he maintained and cared for it diligently for many years.
    Ex: There is nothing bad imputed to the German people by the use of German instead of Deutsche.
    * atribuir Algo a = put + Nombre + down to.
    * atribuir autoría = assign + intellectual responsibility.
    * atribuir el mérito a = credit.
    * atribuir responsabilidad intelectual = assign + intellectual responsibility.
    * atribuirse el mérito = take + the credit (for).
    * atribuirse el mérito de Algo = claim + credit for.
    * atribuirse la autoría = make + claim of responsibility, claim + responsibility.
    * atribuirse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * atribuirse la responsabilidad = make + claim of responsibility, claim + responsibility.
    * atribuir su origen a = trace to, trace back to.
    * mérito + atribuirse a = credit + be due to, credit + go to, be to the credit of.

    * * *
    vt
    1 atribuir algo A algn/algo to attribute o ascribe sth TO sb/sth
    le atribuyeron algo que no dijo they attributed words to him which he had not said
    atribuyó el éxito a la colaboración de todos she attributed o ascribed their success to the cooperation of all concerned
    atribuye sus errores a la falta de experiencia he puts his mistakes down to o attributes o ascribes his mistakes to lack of experience
    todo lo atribuye a su mala suerte he blames everything on bad luck
    2 ‹funciones/poder› to confer
    la constitución le atribuye este poder this power is vested in him o conferred on him by the constitution
    3 ‹cualidades/propiedades› atribuir algo A algn/algo:
    a esta hierba le atribuyen propiedades curativas this herb is held o believed to have healing powers
    ( refl)
    1 ‹éxito/autoría› to claim
    se ha atribuido los méritos del trabajo de otros he has claimed the credit for other people's work
    se atribuyeron la autoría del atentado they claimed responsibility for the attack
    2 ‹poderes/responsabilidad› to assume
    * * *

     

    atribuir ( conjugate atribuir) verbo transitivo
    a) atribuir algo a algn/algo to attribute sth to sb/sth;


    le atribuyen propiedades curativas it is held o believed to have healing powers
    b)funciones/poder to confer

    atribuirse verbo pronominal ( refl)
    a)éxito/autoría to claim

    b)poderes/responsabilidad to assume

    atribuir verbo transitivo to attribute, ascribe
    ' atribuir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    achacar
    - adscribir
    - cargar
    - imputar
    English:
    ascribe
    - attribute
    - credit
    - put down to
    * * *
    vt
    1. [imputar]
    atribuir algo a to attribute sth to;
    un cuadro atribuido a Goya a painting attributed to Goya;
    atribuyen la autoría del delito al contable they believe the accountant committed the crime;
    le atribuyen la responsabilidad del accidente they believe he is responsible for the accident;
    le atribuyen una gran paciencia she is said to be very patient
    2. [asignar] [función, gestión] to assign;
    las competencias que les atribuye la constitución the powers conferred on o vested in them by the constitution
    * * *
    v/t attribute (a to)
    * * *
    atribuir {41} vt
    1) : to attribute, to ascribe
    2) : to grant, to confer

    Spanish-English dictionary > atribuir

  • 10 atribuir el mérito a

    (v.) = credit
    Ex. While he cannot be credited with shaping the library in terms of selecting the book stock, he maintained and cared for it diligently for many years.
    * * *
    (v.) = credit

    Ex: While he cannot be credited with shaping the library in terms of selecting the book stock, he maintained and cared for it diligently for many years.

    Spanish-English dictionary > atribuir el mérito a

  • 11 au pair

    f.
    au pair.
    f. & m.
    live-in nanny, au pair.
    * * *
    1 au pair
    * * *
    * * *
    [o'per]
    masculino y femenino (pl - pairs) au pair
    * * *
    Ex. Nearly half the children in the survey were cared for in their own homes by au pairs, nannies, housekeepers or maids.
    * * *
    [o'per]
    masculino y femenino (pl - pairs) au pair
    * * *

    Ex: Nearly half the children in the survey were cared for in their own homes by au pairs, nannies, housekeepers or maids.

    * * *
    /oˈper/
    (pl - pairs)
    au pair
    * * *

    au pair /o'per/ sustantivo masculino y femenino (pl
    ◊ - pairs) au pair


    ' au pair' also found in these entries:
    English:
    au pair
    * * *
    au pair [o'per] (pl au pairs) nmf
    au pair
    * * *
    m/f au pair

    Spanish-English dictionary > au pair

  • 12 caligráfico

    adj.
    calligraphic.
    * * *
    1 calligraphic
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. The scribes who did this fair copy cared more for calligraphic elegance than for the accuracy of the text.
    * * *

    Ex: The scribes who did this fair copy cared more for calligraphic elegance than for the accuracy of the text.

    * * *
    handwriting ( before n)
    * * *
    caligráfico, -a adj
    handwriting;
    hicieron un estudio caligráfico de los candidatos they had the candidates' handwriting analysed
    * * *
    adj handwriting atr

    Spanish-English dictionary > caligráfico

  • 13 colección paleontológica

    Ex. Palaeontology collections (invertebrates, vertebrates and plants), housed by museums and universities and cared for by curators, serve a wide range of studies.
    * * *

    Ex: Palaeontology collections (invertebrates, vertebrates and plants), housed by museums and universities and cared for by curators, serve a wide range of studies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > colección paleontológica

  • 14 contienda

    f.
    1 contest, dispute, fight. (combate).
    2 match, competition. (competición)
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: contender.
    * * *
    1 contest, dispute, struggle
    * * *
    SF contest, struggle
    * * *
    femenino (entre países, facciones) conflict; (entre compañías, equipos) competition; ( entre partidos políticos) contest
    * * *
    = feud, contest.
    Ex. In doing so, the library created a rift that prohibited dialogue and created something of a feud between the copyright owner and the library.
    Ex. Anyway, experience had taught him that a subordinate who attempts to subdue a superordinate is almost always lost; the superordinate has too many advantages in such a contest.
    ----
    * estar fuera de contienda = be out of contention.
    * que se inicie la contienda = let battle commence.
    * * *
    femenino (entre países, facciones) conflict; (entre compañías, equipos) competition; ( entre partidos políticos) contest
    * * *
    = feud, contest.

    Ex: In doing so, the library created a rift that prohibited dialogue and created something of a feud between the copyright owner and the library.

    Ex: Anyway, experience had taught him that a subordinate who attempts to subdue a superordinate is almost always lost; the superordinate has too many advantages in such a contest.
    * estar fuera de contienda = be out of contention.
    * que se inicie la contienda = let battle commence.

    * * *
    (entre países, facciones) conflict; (entre compañías, equipos) competition
    la contienda intensa entre las tres compañías the fierce competition between the three companies
    mantuvieron una reñida contienda por la presidencia they fought a fierce contest for the presidency
    * * *

    Del verbo contender: ( conjugate contender)

    contienda es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

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

    Multiple Entries:
    contender    
    contienda
    contender verbo transitivo to compete, fight: ambos contendían por ganar la medalla de oro, they were both competing to win the gold medal
    contienda sustantivo femenino
    1 (enfrentamiento armado) battle: no fue posible atender a los heridos durante la contienda, the wounded couldn't be cared for during the conflict
    2 (pelea) dispute, quarrel: una contienda antigua les impide ser amigos, an old dispute prevents them from becoming friends
    ' contienda' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bonche
    English:
    feud
    * * *
    nf
    [competición, combate] contest; [guerra] conflict, war; [encuentro deportivo] match, game;
    * * *
    f
    1 conflict
    2 DEP contest
    * * *
    1) : dispute, conflict
    2) : contest, competition

    Spanish-English dictionary > contienda

  • 15 crecer de modo exhuberante

    (v.) = grow + rampant
    Ex. In gardens or landscapes poorly cared for, ivy grows rampant.
    * * *
    (v.) = grow + rampant

    Ex: In gardens or landscapes poorly cared for, ivy grows rampant.

    Spanish-English dictionary > crecer de modo exhuberante

  • 16 crecer exhuberante

    (v.) = grow + rampant
    Ex. In gardens or landscapes poorly cared for, ivy grows rampant.
    * * *
    (v.) = grow + rampant

    Ex: In gardens or landscapes poorly cared for, ivy grows rampant.

    Spanish-English dictionary > crecer exhuberante

  • 17 crecer salvaje

    (v.) = grow + rampant
    Ex. In gardens or landscapes poorly cared for, ivy grows rampant.
    * * *
    (v.) = grow + rampant

    Ex: In gardens or landscapes poorly cared for, ivy grows rampant.

    Spanish-English dictionary > crecer salvaje

  • 18 criada

    f.
    1 female servant, maid or maidservant, hand-maid.
    2 wash bat, with which washer-women used to beat clothes.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: criar.
    * * *
    1 maid
    * * *
    f., (m. - criado)
    * * *
    = maid, maidservant.
    Ex. Nearly half the children in the survey were cared for in their own homes by au pairs, nannies, housekeepers or maids.
    Ex. In all three novels, a lovestricken swain believes that he is disporting himself with the handsome object of his affections, when actually he lies abed with the grotesquely ugly maidservant of his mistress.
    * * *
    = maid, maidservant.

    Ex: Nearly half the children in the survey were cared for in their own homes by au pairs, nannies, housekeepers or maids.

    Ex: In all three novels, a lovestricken swain believes that he is disporting himself with the handsome object of his affections, when actually he lies abed with the grotesquely ugly maidservant of his mistress.

    * * *

    criado,-a
    I adjetivo mal criado, spoilt
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino servant
    criada sustantivo femenino maid
    ' criada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    doncella
    - llamar
    English:
    hire
    - live in
    - maid
    - house
    * * *
    f maid
    I partcriar
    II adj raised, brought up;
    bien criado well-bred;
    mal criado bad-mannered
    III m, criada f servant
    * * *
    criada n servant / maid

    Spanish-English dictionary > criada

  • 19 cruel

    adj.
    cruel.
    * * *
    1 (persona) cruel (con/para, to)
    2 (clima) harsh, severe
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ cruel
    * * *
    adjetivo cruel

    la venganza será cruel — (hum) just you wait! (I'll get you!) (colloq)

    * * *
    = brutal, cruel, perverse, unkind, callous, cold-blooded, merciless, brutish, ferocious, heartless, cutthroat.
    Nota: Adjetivo.
    Ex. Few, if any of us, want to be involved in murder, but the brutal act of one person killing another, the motives for doing so, the personal and social consequences, all hold our attention, as newspaper editors well know and exploit = Pocos, si existe alguien, desea verse implicado en un asesinato, pero el acto brutal de una persona asesinando a otra, los motivos para hacerlo, las consecuencias personales y sociales, todo capta nuestra atención, como bien saben y explotan los directores de periódicos.
    Ex. With cruel suddenness she was being called upon to cover up for him.
    Ex. The demand for business information, in relation to its price, is rather perverse in that high price often generates a high demand.
    Ex. The enumeration at 940.5316: Children and other noncombatants; Pacifists; Enemy sympathizers seems a little unkind, if nothing else.
    Ex. Not all large publishing companies are conducted in a callous and philistine manner, motivated solely by profit.
    Ex. He was a cold-blooded killer, cardsharp, gambler and a consumptive who also ran several confidence scams.
    Ex. The author discusses art critic Harry Quilter, usually remembered today as 'Arry,' the butt of merciless lampooning by J.M. Whistler.
    Ex. In his most famous work, the Leviathan, Hobbes famously argued that life in the state of nature is 'solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short'.
    Ex. One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex. However, I knew there was a problem when I actually cared more about the relationship between the secondary characters of Josh McCool, heartless flunky of Warren's, and Mia.
    Ex. As the saying goes, 'Be as innocent as a lamb, and as wily as a fox' -- shrewdness is a valuable attribute in this cutthroat world.
    ----
    * volverse cruel = become + vicious.
    * * *
    adjetivo cruel

    la venganza será cruel — (hum) just you wait! (I'll get you!) (colloq)

    * * *
    = brutal, cruel, perverse, unkind, callous, cold-blooded, merciless, brutish, ferocious, heartless, cutthroat.
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: Few, if any of us, want to be involved in murder, but the brutal act of one person killing another, the motives for doing so, the personal and social consequences, all hold our attention, as newspaper editors well know and exploit = Pocos, si existe alguien, desea verse implicado en un asesinato, pero el acto brutal de una persona asesinando a otra, los motivos para hacerlo, las consecuencias personales y sociales, todo capta nuestra atención, como bien saben y explotan los directores de periódicos.

    Ex: With cruel suddenness she was being called upon to cover up for him.
    Ex: The demand for business information, in relation to its price, is rather perverse in that high price often generates a high demand.
    Ex: The enumeration at 940.5316: Children and other noncombatants; Pacifists; Enemy sympathizers seems a little unkind, if nothing else.
    Ex: Not all large publishing companies are conducted in a callous and philistine manner, motivated solely by profit.
    Ex: He was a cold-blooded killer, cardsharp, gambler and a consumptive who also ran several confidence scams.
    Ex: The author discusses art critic Harry Quilter, usually remembered today as 'Arry,' the butt of merciless lampooning by J.M. Whistler.
    Ex: In his most famous work, the Leviathan, Hobbes famously argued that life in the state of nature is 'solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short'.
    Ex: One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex: However, I knew there was a problem when I actually cared more about the relationship between the secondary characters of Josh McCool, heartless flunky of Warren's, and Mia.
    Ex: As the saying goes, 'Be as innocent as a lamb, and as wily as a fox' -- shrewdness is a valuable attribute in this cutthroat world.
    * volverse cruel = become + vicious.

    * * *
    cruel
    aquello fue una jugada cruel del destino that was a cruel twist of fate
    fueron muy crueles con él they were very cruel to him
    la venganza será cruel ( hum); just you wait! (I'll get you!) ( colloq)
    * * *

    cruel adjetivo
    cruel;

    cruel adjetivo cruel

    ' cruel' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bárbara
    - bárbaro
    - cebarse
    - desalmada
    - desalmado
    - draconiana
    - draconiano
    - mirada
    - salvaje
    - sañosa
    - sañoso
    - sañuda
    - sañudo
    - truculenta
    - truculento
    - verduga
    - verdugo
    - crueldad
    - inhumano
    - sanguinario
    English:
    brutal
    - callous
    - cheap
    - cruel
    - cutthroat
    - hard
    - heartless
    - inhuman
    - savage
    - unkind
    - vicious
    - blood
    - cold
    - fiend
    - inhumane
    - inhumanity
    - outrage
    * * *
    cruel adj
    1. [persona, acción] cruel;
    fuiste muy cruel con ella you were very cruel to her
    2. [dolor] excruciating, terrible
    3. [clima] harsh
    4. [duda] terrible
    * * *
    adj cruel
    * * *
    cruel adj
    : cruel
    cruelmente adv
    * * *
    cruel adj cruel

    Spanish-English dictionary > cruel

  • 20 cuidar de

    v.
    1 to take care of, to mind, to look after, to keep after.
    María vela por nuestro dinero Mary watches over our money.
    2 to look out for, to be mindful of.
    * * *
    (v.) = look after, care (about/for), watch out for
    Ex. A consumer ombudsman's department looks after consumer complaints and, in addition, many municipalities now have a consumer guidance office.
    Ex. Many authors, especially since the mid nineteenth century, have cared about the details of their punctuation and have bothered to correct it.
    Ex. David keeps at his pushcart, scratching out a living even in the dead of winter -- meanwhile, Rose secretly visits Sammy to watch out for him.
    * * *
    (v.) = look after, care (about/for), watch out for

    Ex: A consumer ombudsman's department looks after consumer complaints and, in addition, many municipalities now have a consumer guidance office.

    Ex: Many authors, especially since the mid nineteenth century, have cared about the details of their punctuation and have bothered to correct it.
    Ex: David keeps at his pushcart, scratching out a living even in the dead of winter -- meanwhile, Rose secretly visits Sammy to watch out for him.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuidar de

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