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  • 1 acosar

    v.
    1 to pursue relentlessly.
    2 to harass.
    3 to besiege, to irritate, to nag, to accost.
    El policía persigue a Ricardo The policeman persecutes=harasses Richard.
    * * *
    1 to pursue, chase
    \
    acosar a preguntas to bombard with questions
    * * *
    verb
    to harass, hound
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=atosigar) to hound, harass

    ser acosado sexualmente — to suffer (from) sexual harassment, be sexually harassed

    2) (=perseguir) to pursue relentlessly; [+ animal] to urge on
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to hound

    me acosaron con preguntasthey plagued o bombarded me with questions

    b) < presa> to hound, pursue relentlessly
    * * *
    = plague, press upon, bait, besiege, harass, bully, dog, persecute, hound, nag (at), pelt, pressurise [pressurize, -USA], importune, pester, nobble, stalk, bedevil, bear down on, harry.
    Ex. Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex. For example, the latter are unlikely to engage themselves in conservation issues as these now press upon the professional consciousness of librarians.
    Ex. I guess Ms Lipow should be admired for coming into the lion's den and baiting it, but I find some of her arguments facile and superficial.
    Ex. Concurrently, libraries are besieged with greater demands from the academic community for access to and instruction in electronic information resources such as the Internet.
    Ex. I have reason to believe that my boss, the head of reference, has been sexually harassing me.
    Ex. The director returned to his paperwork, nothing in his heart but hot shame at having permitted himself to be bullied into submission by this disagreeable public official.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex. Why does the ALA ignore, deny or cover up the actions of the only government in the world which persecutes people for the alleged crime of opening uncensored libraries?.
    Ex. Jefferson, like Clinton, was hounded by reports of adultery and cowardice in wartime.
    Ex. This a book that I had admired but that had nagged at me for years.
    Ex. Every day, Internet users are pelted with spam, hoaxes, urban legends, and scams - in other words, untrustworthy data.
    Ex. Shearer also made an arse of himself by perpetuating the myth of the noble English sportsman who never dives or pressurises referees.
    Ex. He was a shiftless, good-for-nothing man and his shrewish wife was constantly importuning him.
    Ex. And there are those whom I have pestered from time to time over the past four years, and who have patiently answered my importunity.
    Ex. He was the best striker I ever saw, certainly before the injuries that nobbled him twice.
    Ex. So Hutchins arranges her drawings in such a way that as your eye travels leftwards across the page you see the fox who is stalking the hen and trying to catch her.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex. And here was the war, implacably bearing down on us.
    Ex. They stayed there for the winter, and spent the succeeding three summers harrying the coasts of Ireland and Scotland, after which they returned to Norway.
    ----
    * acosar a Alguien con preguntas = pepper + Nombre + with questions.
    * problema + acosar = problem + dog.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to hound

    me acosaron con preguntasthey plagued o bombarded me with questions

    b) < presa> to hound, pursue relentlessly
    * * *
    = plague, press upon, bait, besiege, harass, bully, dog, persecute, hound, nag (at), pelt, pressurise [pressurize, -USA], importune, pester, nobble, stalk, bedevil, bear down on, harry.

    Ex: Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.

    Ex: For example, the latter are unlikely to engage themselves in conservation issues as these now press upon the professional consciousness of librarians.
    Ex: I guess Ms Lipow should be admired for coming into the lion's den and baiting it, but I find some of her arguments facile and superficial.
    Ex: Concurrently, libraries are besieged with greater demands from the academic community for access to and instruction in electronic information resources such as the Internet.
    Ex: I have reason to believe that my boss, the head of reference, has been sexually harassing me.
    Ex: The director returned to his paperwork, nothing in his heart but hot shame at having permitted himself to be bullied into submission by this disagreeable public official.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex: Why does the ALA ignore, deny or cover up the actions of the only government in the world which persecutes people for the alleged crime of opening uncensored libraries?.
    Ex: Jefferson, like Clinton, was hounded by reports of adultery and cowardice in wartime.
    Ex: This a book that I had admired but that had nagged at me for years.
    Ex: Every day, Internet users are pelted with spam, hoaxes, urban legends, and scams - in other words, untrustworthy data.
    Ex: Shearer also made an arse of himself by perpetuating the myth of the noble English sportsman who never dives or pressurises referees.
    Ex: He was a shiftless, good-for-nothing man and his shrewish wife was constantly importuning him.
    Ex: And there are those whom I have pestered from time to time over the past four years, and who have patiently answered my importunity.
    Ex: He was the best striker I ever saw, certainly before the injuries that nobbled him twice.
    Ex: So Hutchins arranges her drawings in such a way that as your eye travels leftwards across the page you see the fox who is stalking the hen and trying to catch her.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex: And here was the war, implacably bearing down on us.
    Ex: They stayed there for the winter, and spent the succeeding three summers harrying the coasts of Ireland and Scotland, after which they returned to Norway.
    * acosar a Alguien con preguntas = pepper + Nombre + with questions.
    * problema + acosar = problem + dog.

    * * *
    acosar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona› to hound
    lo acosan sus acreedores his creditors are hounding him o are after him
    un compañero que la acosaba sexualmente a colleague who was sexually harassing her
    se ven acosados por el hambre y las enfermedades they are beset by hunger and disease
    me acosaron con preguntas sobre su paradero they plagued o bombarded me with questions regarding his whereabouts
    2 ‹presa› to hound, pursue relentlessly
    * * *

     

    acosar ( conjugate acosar) verbo transitivo
    a) persona to hound;

    ( sexualmente) to harass;
    me acosaron con preguntas they plagued o bombarded me with questions


    acosar verbo transitivo
    1 to harass
    2 fig (asediar) to pester: la oposición acosó al Presidente del Gobierno con sus preguntas, the opposition pestered the Prime Minister with questions
    ' acosar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    arrinconar
    - asediar
    - hostigar
    English:
    assault
    - beset
    - harass
    - hound
    - mob
    - molest
    - persecute
    - plague
    - ply
    - stalk
    - bait
    - goad
    - harry
    - worry
    * * *
    acosar, Méx acosijar vt
    1. [perseguir] to pursue relentlessly
    2. [hostigar] to harass;
    lo acosaron a o [m5] con preguntas they fired questions at him;
    fue acosada sexualmente en el trabajo she was sexually harassed at work
    * * *
    v/t hound, pursue;
    me acosaron a preguntas they bombarded me with questions
    * * *
    acosar vt
    perseguir: to pursue, to hound, to harass

    Spanish-English dictionary > acosar

  • 2 afectar

    v.
    1 to affect.
    las medidas afectan a los pensionistas the measures affect pensioners
    La conversación afecta sus ideas The conversation affects his ideas.
    2 to upset, to affect badly.
    le afectó mucho la muerte de su hermano his brother's death hit him hard
    3 to damage.
    a esta madera le afecta mucho la humedad this wood is easily damaged by damp
    4 to affect, to feign.
    afectó enfado he feigned o affected anger
    María afecta interés pero no es así Mary feigns interest but it is not so.
    5 to pretend to.
    El chico afecta saber mucho The boy pretends to know a lot.
    * * *
    1 (aparentar) to affect
    2 (impresionar) to move
    3 (dañar) to damage
    4 (concernir) to concern
    1 (impresionarse) to be affected, be moved
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=repercutir sobre) to affect
    2) (=entristecer) to sadden; (=conmover) to move
    3) frm (=fingir) to affect, feign

    afectar ignoranciato affect o feign ignorance

    4) (Jur) to tie up, encumber
    5) LAm [+ forma] to take, assume
    6) LAm (=destinar) to allocate
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tener efecto en) to affect
    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml)
    2) ( fingir) <admiración/indiferencia> to affect, feign
    * * *
    = affect, colour [color, -USA], cut into, disturb, hit, impair, mar, plague, take + Posesivo + toll (on), beset (with/by), concern, afflict, disrupt, bias, prejudice, cross over, bedevil, dog, dent, make + a dent in, ail, strike, spill over into, take + a toll on, hobble, cast + an impact.
    Ex. Errors such as indexers assigning unsuitable terms to concepts, or relationships being omitted, will affect precision.
    Ex. Lastly, the style, length and contents of an abstract should and will be coloured by the resources of the abstracting agency.
    Ex. The paperback has cut sharply into fiction circulation, and Ennis is right in questioning this type of library.
    Ex. Transcribe the data as found, however, if case endings are affected, if the grammatical construction of the data would be disturbed, or if one element is inseparably linked to another.
    Ex. Flooding, fire, earthquake, collapsed buildings and landslides are the most frequent kinds of disasters to hit libraries: nearly all will lead to wet books.
    Ex. It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex. Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex. The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    Ex. Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
    Ex. The first issue concerns the consistent description of subjects.
    Ex. There will also be those who have in fact decided what information they need but are afflicted by the paralysis of 'unverbalised thought'.
    Ex. Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
    Ex. A sample would be biased if some elements in the population have no chance of selection.
    Ex. The very requirements for success in one area may prejudice success in another.
    Ex. Conversely, indirect costs are those factors that are difficult to assign to individual products because they cross over several products.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex. Perhaps by the year 2010 newspaper circulations might be seriously dented by online services.
    Ex. Office automation products and techniques will be able to make a sizeable dent in the growing number of office workers.
    Ex. The federal government has been once again defined as something broken and part of the problem ailing America.
    Ex. The collections of the National Library of the Czech Republic have suffered from the floods that recently struck a large part of the country.
    Ex. The artificiality of institutional concepts has spilled over into the structure of the publishing services on which the user depends for Community information.
    Ex. Agoraphobia can take a toll on sufferers' families as well as the sufferers themselves, as some agoraphobics may become housebound or cling to certain people for safety.
    Ex. With Florida's no-fault auto insurance law set to expire in October, there are fears that that medical services could be hobbled.
    Ex. An interest-rate increase is a weapon to fight inflation which will cast an impact on all industries.
    ----
    * afectar a = cut across, have + impact (on), have + effect on, have + implication for, impinge on/upon, operate on, carry over to.
    * afectar a la eficacia de Algo = prejudice + effectiveness.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * afectar a todo = run through.
    * afectar a todo el país = sweep + the country.
    * afectar a una decisión = colour + decision, affect + decision.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * afectar directamente = cut to + the quick.
    * afectar directamente a = cut to + the heart of.
    * afectar fuertemente = hit + hard.
    * afectar mucho = hit + hard.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no ser afectado = leave + unaffected.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problemática que afecta a = issues + surrounding.
    * que afecta a = surrounding.
    * que afecta a toda la sociedad = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a todas las culturas = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a varias edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * que afecta a varias generaciones = cross-generational.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tener efecto en) to affect
    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml)
    2) ( fingir) <admiración/indiferencia> to affect, feign
    * * *
    = affect, colour [color, -USA], cut into, disturb, hit, impair, mar, plague, take + Posesivo + toll (on), beset (with/by), concern, afflict, disrupt, bias, prejudice, cross over, bedevil, dog, dent, make + a dent in, ail, strike, spill over into, take + a toll on, hobble, cast + an impact.

    Ex: Errors such as indexers assigning unsuitable terms to concepts, or relationships being omitted, will affect precision.

    Ex: Lastly, the style, length and contents of an abstract should and will be coloured by the resources of the abstracting agency.
    Ex: The paperback has cut sharply into fiction circulation, and Ennis is right in questioning this type of library.
    Ex: Transcribe the data as found, however, if case endings are affected, if the grammatical construction of the data would be disturbed, or if one element is inseparably linked to another.
    Ex: Flooding, fire, earthquake, collapsed buildings and landslides are the most frequent kinds of disasters to hit libraries: nearly all will lead to wet books.
    Ex: It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex: Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex: The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    Ex: Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
    Ex: The first issue concerns the consistent description of subjects.
    Ex: There will also be those who have in fact decided what information they need but are afflicted by the paralysis of 'unverbalised thought'.
    Ex: Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
    Ex: A sample would be biased if some elements in the population have no chance of selection.
    Ex: The very requirements for success in one area may prejudice success in another.
    Ex: Conversely, indirect costs are those factors that are difficult to assign to individual products because they cross over several products.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex: Perhaps by the year 2010 newspaper circulations might be seriously dented by online services.
    Ex: Office automation products and techniques will be able to make a sizeable dent in the growing number of office workers.
    Ex: The federal government has been once again defined as something broken and part of the problem ailing America.
    Ex: The collections of the National Library of the Czech Republic have suffered from the floods that recently struck a large part of the country.
    Ex: The artificiality of institutional concepts has spilled over into the structure of the publishing services on which the user depends for Community information.
    Ex: Agoraphobia can take a toll on sufferers' families as well as the sufferers themselves, as some agoraphobics may become housebound or cling to certain people for safety.
    Ex: With Florida's no-fault auto insurance law set to expire in October, there are fears that that medical services could be hobbled.
    Ex: An interest-rate increase is a weapon to fight inflation which will cast an impact on all industries.
    * afectar a = cut across, have + impact (on), have + effect on, have + implication for, impinge on/upon, operate on, carry over to.
    * afectar a la eficacia de Algo = prejudice + effectiveness.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * afectar a todo = run through.
    * afectar a todo el país = sweep + the country.
    * afectar a una decisión = colour + decision, affect + decision.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * afectar directamente = cut to + the quick.
    * afectar directamente a = cut to + the heart of.
    * afectar fuertemente = hit + hard.
    * afectar mucho = hit + hard.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no ser afectado = leave + unaffected.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problemática que afecta a = issues + surrounding.
    * que afecta a = surrounding.
    * que afecta a toda la sociedad = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a todas las culturas = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a varias edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * que afecta a varias generaciones = cross-generational.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.

    * * *
    afectar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (tener efecto en) to affect
    la nueva ley no afecta al pequeño empresario the new law doesn't affect the small businessman
    está afectado de una grave enfermedad pulmonar ( frml); he is suffering from a serious lung disease
    la enfermedad le afectó el cerebro the illness affected her brain
    las zonas afectadas por las inundaciones the areas hit o affected by the floods
    2 (afligir) to affect ( frml)
    lo que dijiste lo afectó mucho what you said upset him terribly
    3 ( Der) ‹bienes› to encumber
    B (fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia› to affect, feign afectar + INF to pretend to + INF
    * * *

     

    afectar ( conjugate afectar) verbo transitivo
    1


    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml);


    2 ( fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia to affect, feign
    afectar verbo transitivo
    1 (incumbir) to affect: la medida nos afecta a todos, the measure affects us all
    2 (impresionar, entristecer) to affect, sadden: le afectó mucho la muerte de su padre, she was deeply affected by her father's death
    ' afectar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    inmune
    - tocar
    - afligir
    - impresionar
    - repercutir
    - sacudir
    English:
    affect
    - damage
    - get
    - hit
    - tell
    - upset
    - dent
    - difference
    - disrupt
    - impair
    - interfere
    - touch
    - whole
    * * *
    1. [incumbir] to affect;
    las medidas afectan a los pensionistas the measures affect pensioners
    2. [afligir] to upset, to affect badly;
    todo lo afecta he's very sensitive;
    lo afectó mucho la muerte de su hermano his brother's death hit him hard
    3. [producir perjuicios en] to damage;
    la sequía que afectó a la región the drought which hit the region;
    a esta madera le afecta mucho la humedad this wood is easily damaged by damp
    4. [simular] to affect, to feign;
    afectó enfado he feigned o affected anger
    5. RP [destinar, asignar] to assign
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( producir efecto en) affect
    2 ( conmover) upset, affect
    3 ( fingir) feign
    * * *
    1) : to affect
    2) : to upset
    3) : to feign, to pretend
    * * *
    1. to affect
    2. (conmover) to affect / to upset [pt. & pp. upset]

    Spanish-English dictionary > afectar

  • 3 angular

    adj.
    angular.
    m.
    angle iron.
    * * *
    1 angular
    \
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ angular; ver piedra 1., 1)
    2.
    SM
    * * *
    adjetivo angular
    * * *
    Ex. The letters are upright, narrow, and angular, standing on crooked feet, and the ascenders are usually decorated with barbs or thorns; f and p do not normally descend below the base line.
    ----
    * paréntesis angular = angled bracket.
    * * *
    adjetivo angular
    * * *

    Ex: The letters are upright, narrow, and angular, standing on crooked feet, and the ascenders are usually decorated with barbs or thorns; f and p do not normally descend below the base line.

    * paréntesis angular = angled bracket.

    * * *
    angular
    * * *

    angular adjetivo
    angular
    angular adjetivo angular
    Fot (objetivo) gran angular, wide-angle lens
    piedra angular, cornerstone: la piedra angular de la política del Gobierno es el control de la inflación, the cornerstone of Government policy is the control of the rate of inflation
    ' angular' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    angulosa
    - anguloso
    English:
    angular
    - cornerstone
    - wide-angle
    - corner
    - square
    * * *
    adj
    angular
    nm
    Fot
    gran angular wide-angle lens
    * * *
    I adj angular;
    piedra angular cornerstone
    II m
    1 TÉC angle iron
    2 FOT
    :
    gran angular wide-angle lens sg
    * * *
    angular adj
    : angular

    Spanish-English dictionary > angular

  • 4 asediar

    v.
    1 to lay siege to (military).
    2 to besiege, to beset, to beleaguer, to bedevil.
    * * *
    1 to besiege, lay siege to
    2 figurado to besiege, pester, harass
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (Mil) to besiege; (Náut) to blockade
    2) (=molestar) to bother, pester; [+ amante] to chase, lay siege to frm
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) (Mil) < ciudad> to lay siege to, besiege; < ejército> to surround, besiege
    b) ( acosar) < persona> to besiege
    * * *
    = plague, beat + a path to + Posesivo + door, importune, pester, stalk, bedevil.
    Ex. Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex. The article is titled 'Our mousetrap's fine: so why aren't people beating a path to our door?' = El artículo se titula "Nuestra ratonera está bien, entonces ¿por qué la gente no nos asedia?".
    Ex. He was a shiftless, good-for-nothing man and his shrewish wife was constantly importuning him.
    Ex. And there are those whom I have pestered from time to time over the past four years, and who have patiently answered my importunity.
    Ex. So Hutchins arranges her drawings in such a way that as your eye travels leftwards across the page you see the fox who is stalking the hen and trying to catch her.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    ----
    * asediado por problemas = embattled.
    * asediar a Alguien con preguntas = pepper + Nombre + with questions.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) (Mil) < ciudad> to lay siege to, besiege; < ejército> to surround, besiege
    b) ( acosar) < persona> to besiege
    * * *
    = plague, beat + a path to + Posesivo + door, importune, pester, stalk, bedevil.

    Ex: Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.

    Ex: The article is titled 'Our mousetrap's fine: so why aren't people beating a path to our door?' = El artículo se titula "Nuestra ratonera está bien, entonces ¿por qué la gente no nos asedia?".
    Ex: He was a shiftless, good-for-nothing man and his shrewish wife was constantly importuning him.
    Ex: And there are those whom I have pestered from time to time over the past four years, and who have patiently answered my importunity.
    Ex: So Hutchins arranges her drawings in such a way that as your eye travels leftwards across the page you see the fox who is stalking the hen and trying to catch her.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    * asediado por problemas = embattled.
    * asediar a Alguien con preguntas = pepper + Nombre + with questions.

    * * *
    asediar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ( Mil) ‹fortaleza/ciudad› to lay siege to, besiege, blockade; ‹ejército› to surround, besiege
    2 (acosar) ‹persona› to besiege
    asediaron a la cantante con preguntas they besieged the singer, firing questions at her
    * * *

    asediar ( conjugate asediar) verbo transitivo
    a) (Mil) ‹ ciudad to lay siege to, besiege;

    ejército to surround, besiege

    asediar verbo transitivo to besiege
    ' asediar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acosar
    - acribillar
    English:
    besiege
    - mob
    * * *
    1. [ciudad] to lay siege to, to besiege
    2. [persona]
    los fans la asediaban pidiéndole autógrafos she was besieged by fans asking for autographs;
    el equipo visitante asedió la portería rival the away team laid siege to their opponents' goal;
    lo asediaron a preguntas he was bombarded with questions
    * * *
    v/t tb fig
    besiege
    * * *
    1) sitiar: to besiege
    2) acosar: to harass

    Spanish-English dictionary > asediar

  • 5 atormentar

    v.
    1 to torture.
    2 to torment, to torture, to beset, to gnaw.
    3 to terrorize.
    * * *
    1 (torturar) to torture
    2 figurado (causar disgusto) to torment, harass
    1 (sufrir) to torment oneself
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Mil etc) to torture
    2) (=causar aflicción) to torment; (=acosar) to plague, harass; (=tentar) to tantalize
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) persona ( físicamente) to torture; ( mentalmente) to torment
    b) dolor/celos

    atormentado por los celos/el remordimiento — tormented by jealousy/guilt

    2.
    atormentarse v pron (refl) to torment oneself
    * * *
    = put + Nombre + on the rack, torment, gnaw (at), tantalise [tantalize, -USA], torture, bedevil.
    Ex. The article ' Putting publishers on the rack' discusses the implications for publishers of supermarkets' greater interest in books.
    Ex. Modern scholars are tormented by the abundance of electronically transmittable information available.
    Ex. The rugby league is increasingly beset by a financial reward system that gnaws at its prime resource -- the players.
    Ex. He may have wished to tease and tantalize his readers by insoluble problems.
    Ex. They tortured her into revealing her Pin number and safe code before cutting her up and disposing of her in bin liners.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    ----
    * conciencia + atormentar = conscience + smite, conscience + trouble.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) persona ( físicamente) to torture; ( mentalmente) to torment
    b) dolor/celos

    atormentado por los celos/el remordimiento — tormented by jealousy/guilt

    2.
    atormentarse v pron (refl) to torment oneself
    * * *
    = put + Nombre + on the rack, torment, gnaw (at), tantalise [tantalize, -USA], torture, bedevil.

    Ex: The article ' Putting publishers on the rack' discusses the implications for publishers of supermarkets' greater interest in books.

    Ex: Modern scholars are tormented by the abundance of electronically transmittable information available.
    Ex: The rugby league is increasingly beset by a financial reward system that gnaws at its prime resource -- the players.
    Ex: He may have wished to tease and tantalize his readers by insoluble problems.
    Ex: They tortured her into revealing her Pin number and safe code before cutting her up and disposing of her in bin liners.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    * conciencia + atormentar = conscience + smite, conscience + trouble.

    * * *
    atormentar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 «persona» (físicamente) to torture; (mentalmente) to torment
    2
    «dolor/celos»: este dolor de muelas me está atormentando this toothache is driving me crazy
    atormentado por los celos tormented by jealousy
    me atormentaba el remordimiento I was racked with o tormented by guilt
    ( refl) to torment oneself
    * * *

    atormentar ( conjugate atormentar) verbo transitivo [ persona] ( físicamente) to torture;
    ( mentalmente) to torment
    atormentarse verbo pronominal ( refl) to torment oneself
    atormentar verbo transitivo to torment
    ' atormentar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    martillear
    - martirizar
    - mortificar
    English:
    haunt
    - rack
    - tantalize
    - torment
    - torture
    * * *
    vt
    1. [torturar] to torture
    2. [sujeto: sentimiento, dolor] to torment;
    ese dolor de cabeza la está atormentando she's in agony with that headache;
    la atormenta la culpa she is plagued o tormented by guilt
    * * *
    v/t torment
    * * *
    : to torment, to torture
    * * *
    atormentar vb to torment

    Spanish-English dictionary > atormentar

  • 6 cautivar

    v.
    1 to capture.
    2 to captivate, to enchant.
    Su belleza cautivó a Pedro Her beauty captivated Peter.
    3 to be captivating.
    Tanta belleza cautiva So much beauty is captivating.
    4 to be delighted to.
    Me cautiva oír ópera I am delighted to listen to opera.
    5 to be delighted by.
    Me cautivan tus ocurrencias I am delighted by your remarks.
    * * *
    1 to take prisoner, capture
    2 figurado (atraer) to captivate, charm
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=hacer prisionero a) (Mil) to capture, take prisoner
    2) (=hechizar) to captivate
    * * *
    verbo transitivo ( atraer) to captivate
    * * *
    = captivate, enthral [enthrall, -USA], charm, mesmerise [mesmerize, -USA], beguile, enchant, capture + the imagination, bewitch, entrance, smite.
    Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado smote, participio smitten. Usado comúnmente con este sentido la voz pasiva y seguido de la partícula with y también a veces by.
    Ex. This article suggests a number of titles which can be relied on to captivate the young reader and arouse enthusiasm for further exploration of the world of books.
    Ex. If one encounters a young patron who is an animal lover, the recommendation of a book such as Kipling's 'The Jungle Book' may enthrall him or her.
    Ex. We will see the mountains of lobster traps and the charming crooked streets and hazy seascapes that charmed painter Fitzhugh Lane.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Have librarians become mesmerised by information technology?'.
    Ex. Beguiling as the show is, it perhaps lacks major impact because it has taken elements from lacework and painting in such a way as to avoid the fundamental challenges of both.
    Ex. The article 'The power to enchant: puppets in the public library' describes the construction of a puppet theatre in a public library.
    Ex. This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives.
    Ex. In legend a potion is a concoction used to heal, bewitch or poison people, made by a magician, sorcerer or witch.
    Ex. Her husband is entranced with a woman who is manic-depressive.
    Ex. It's hard to imagine a red-blooded man anywhere in the world who could look at her and not be ' smitten' with her.
    ----
    * cautivar al mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo ( atraer) to captivate
    * * *
    = captivate, enthral [enthrall, -USA], charm, mesmerise [mesmerize, -USA], beguile, enchant, capture + the imagination, bewitch, entrance, smite.
    Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado smote, participio smitten. Usado comúnmente con este sentido la voz pasiva y seguido de la partícula with y también a veces by.

    Ex: This article suggests a number of titles which can be relied on to captivate the young reader and arouse enthusiasm for further exploration of the world of books.

    Ex: If one encounters a young patron who is an animal lover, the recommendation of a book such as Kipling's 'The Jungle Book' may enthrall him or her.
    Ex: We will see the mountains of lobster traps and the charming crooked streets and hazy seascapes that charmed painter Fitzhugh Lane.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Have librarians become mesmerised by information technology?'.
    Ex: Beguiling as the show is, it perhaps lacks major impact because it has taken elements from lacework and painting in such a way as to avoid the fundamental challenges of both.
    Ex: The article 'The power to enchant: puppets in the public library' describes the construction of a puppet theatre in a public library.
    Ex: This paper describes how a middle grade school teacher uses a core list of books to capture the imagination of his students and to encourage them to write honestly about their lives.
    Ex: In legend a potion is a concoction used to heal, bewitch or poison people, made by a magician, sorcerer or witch.
    Ex: Her husband is entranced with a woman who is manic-depressive.
    Ex: It's hard to imagine a red-blooded man anywhere in the world who could look at her and not be ' smitten' with her.
    * cautivar al mundo = make + a big noise in the world.

    * * *
    cautivar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (atraer) to captivate
    lo cautivó con su sonrisa she captivated him with her smile, he was captivated by her smile
    2 ( ant) (hacer prisionero) to capture
    * * *

    cautivar ( conjugate cautivar) verbo transitivo ( atraer) to captivate
    cautivar verbo transitivo
    1 to capture, take prisoner
    2 figurado (fascinar) to captivate
    ' cautivar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    arrebatar
    - hechizar
    - magnetizar
    - subyugar
    - atraer
    - seducir
    English:
    wow
    - beguile
    - bewitch
    - captivate
    - charm
    - enchant
    - enthrall
    - mesmerize
    * * *
    1. [seducir] to captivate, to enchant;
    su simpatía me cautiva I find her friendly manner quite captivating
    2. [apresar] to capture
    * * *
    v/t fig
    captivate
    * * *
    hechizar: to captivate, to charm

    Spanish-English dictionary > cautivar

  • 7 cesta para pescar langostas

    (n.) = lobster trap
    Ex. We will see the mountains of lobster traps and the charming crooked streets and hazy seascapes that charmed painter Fitzhugh Lane.
    * * *

    Ex: We will see the mountains of lobster traps and the charming crooked streets and hazy seascapes that charmed painter Fitzhugh Lane.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cesta para pescar langostas

  • 8 comprar

    v.
    1 to buy, to purchase.
    se lo compré a un vendedor ambulante I bought it from a street vendor o seller
    se lo compraron a Ignacio como regalo de despedida they bought it for Ignacio as a leaving present
    Ella compra para vender luego She shops to sell afterwards.
    2 to buy (off), to bribe.
    ¡el árbitro está comprado! they've bribed the referee!
    El equipo compró al árbitro The team bribed the referee.
    * * *
    1 to buy
    2 figurado (sobornar) to bribe, buy off
    \
    comprar al contado to pay cash
    * * *
    verb
    to buy, purchase
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=adquirir) [+ casa, comida, regalo] to buy, purchase frm

    ¿te has comprado por fin la bici? — did you buy the bike in the end?

    comprar algo a algn[para algn] to buy sth for sb, buy sb sth; [de algn] to buy sth from sb

    le compré un vestido a mi hija — I bought a dress for my daughter, I bought my daughter a dress

    si decides vender el coche, yo te lo compro — if you decide to sell the car, I'll buy it from o off you

    comprar algo al contado — to pay cash (for sth), pay sth in cash

    comprar algo al detalleto buy sth retail

    comprar algo al por mayorto buy sth wholesale

    comprar algo al por menorto buy sth retail

    comprar deudasto factor

    2) (=sobornar) to bribe, buy off *
    2.
    VI (=hacer la compra) to buy, shop

    nunca compro en grandes almacenesI never buy o shop in department stores

    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) <casa/regalo/comida> to buy, purchase (frml)

    comprarle algo a alguien — ( a quien lo vende) to buy something from somebody; ( a quien lo recibe) to buy something for somebody

    comprar algo al por mayor/al por menor or al detalle — to buy o purchase something wholesale/retail

    2) (fam) ( sobornar) to buy (colloq)

    un árbitro compradoa crooked o (esp BrE) bent referee

    * * *
    = buy, purchase, take over, shop, bribe, grease + Posesivo + palm, oil + Posesivo + palm, call + Nombre + Posesivo + own.
    Ex. Discount charges are available by contracting to buy a predetermined number of connect hours per year.
    Ex. This mode of publication permits special libraries to purchase relevant parts and facilitates revision at a later date.
    Ex. Pergamon-INFOLINE came into being in its present form in 1980 when it was taken over by Pergamon.
    Ex. Before shopping for a new computer, you should make a plan detailing what you can afford, what you expect to do with the computer, and how much the computer is worth to you.
    Ex. Local officials can easily be bribed by foreign pharmaceutical laboratories.
    Ex. The local bishop was under his thumb, our priest greased his palm well.
    Ex. The judge has to be bribed and if you can't afford to ' oil his palm' your case will never reach court.
    Ex. This 12-room penthouse of the newly renovated Mark Hotel is up for sale but it will cost you a princely sum to call it your own.
    ----
    * comprar a ciegas = buy + a pig in a poke.
    * comprar Algo = make + a purchase.
    * comprar Algo hecho en serie = buy + off-the-shelf.
    * comprar Algo ya hecho de antemano = buy + off-the-shelf.
    * comprar al por mayor = buy + in bulk.
    * comprar comparando productos = shop around, shopping around.
    * comprar directamente = buy + direct(ly).
    * comprar en cantidad = stock up.
    * comprar hasta caer muerto = shop 'til you drop.
    * comprar regularmente en una tienda = patronise + shop.
    * comprarse = change + hands.
    * comprar tiempo = buy + time.
    * comprar un producto comercial = buy + off-the-shelf.
    * darse el gusto de comprar = splurge on.
    * novelas o libros que se compran en el supermercado = self-help.
    * que se compra = priced.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) <casa/regalo/comida> to buy, purchase (frml)

    comprarle algo a alguien — ( a quien lo vende) to buy something from somebody; ( a quien lo recibe) to buy something for somebody

    comprar algo al por mayor/al por menor or al detalle — to buy o purchase something wholesale/retail

    2) (fam) ( sobornar) to buy (colloq)

    un árbitro compradoa crooked o (esp BrE) bent referee

    * * *
    = buy, purchase, take over, shop, bribe, grease + Posesivo + palm, oil + Posesivo + palm, call + Nombre + Posesivo + own.

    Ex: Discount charges are available by contracting to buy a predetermined number of connect hours per year.

    Ex: This mode of publication permits special libraries to purchase relevant parts and facilitates revision at a later date.
    Ex: Pergamon-INFOLINE came into being in its present form in 1980 when it was taken over by Pergamon.
    Ex: Before shopping for a new computer, you should make a plan detailing what you can afford, what you expect to do with the computer, and how much the computer is worth to you.
    Ex: Local officials can easily be bribed by foreign pharmaceutical laboratories.
    Ex: The local bishop was under his thumb, our priest greased his palm well.
    Ex: The judge has to be bribed and if you can't afford to ' oil his palm' your case will never reach court.
    Ex: This 12-room penthouse of the newly renovated Mark Hotel is up for sale but it will cost you a princely sum to call it your own.
    * comprar a ciegas = buy + a pig in a poke.
    * comprar Algo = make + a purchase.
    * comprar Algo hecho en serie = buy + off-the-shelf.
    * comprar Algo ya hecho de antemano = buy + off-the-shelf.
    * comprar al por mayor = buy + in bulk.
    * comprar comparando productos = shop around, shopping around.
    * comprar directamente = buy + direct(ly).
    * comprar en cantidad = stock up.
    * comprar hasta caer muerto = shop 'til you drop.
    * comprar regularmente en una tienda = patronise + shop.
    * comprarse = change + hands.
    * comprar tiempo = buy + time.
    * comprar un producto comercial = buy + off-the-shelf.
    * darse el gusto de comprar = splurge on.
    * novelas o libros que se compran en el supermercado = self-help.
    * que se compra = priced.

    * * *
    comprar [A1 ]
    vt
    A ‹casa/regalo/comida› to buy, purchase ( frml) comprarle algo A algn (a quien lo vende) to buy sth FROM sb; (a quien lo recibe) to buy sth FOR sb
    le compré estas flores a una gitana I bought these flowers from o ( colloq) off a gypsy
    ¿quieres vender el coche? ¡te lo compro! do you want to sell your car? I'll buy it from you!
    les compré caramelos a los niños I bought the children some candy, I bought some candy for the children
    se lo voy a comprar para su cumpleaños I'm going to buy it for his birthday
    comprar algo al por menor or al detalle to buy o purchase sth retail
    las compran al por mayor they buy o purchase them wholesale
    comprar dólares a plazo fijo to buy dollars forward
    B ( fam) (sobornar) to buy ( colloq)
    no se deja comprar he won't be bought
    un árbitro comprado a crooked o ( BrE colloq) bent referee
    * * *

     

    comprar ( conjugate comprar) verbo transitivo
    a)casa/regalo/comida to buy, purchase (frml);

    comprarle algo a algn ( a quien lo vende) to buy sth from sb;
    ( a quien lo recibe) to buy sth for sb
    b) (fam) ( sobornar) to buy (colloq)

    comprar verbo transitivo
    1 to buy: compramos el ordenador a plazos, we bought the computer on hire purchase
    le compra el periódico a Lucía, (para Lucía) he buys the newspaper for Lucia
    (Lucía lo vende) he buys the newspaper from Lucia
    2 figurado (sobornar) to bribe, buy off
    ' comprar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adquirir
    - barata
    - barato
    - barrio
    - concretamente
    - más
    - óbice
    - permitirse
    - plazo
    - prematura
    - prematuro
    - prohibir
    - regatear
    - adelantar
    - andar
    - así
    - colecta
    - dudar
    - granel
    - huevo
    - llevar
    - marca
    - rematar
    English:
    antibiotic
    - approach
    - book token
    - buy
    - buy off
    - buy out
    - cream
    - dip into
    - disinfectant
    - exercise
    - flour
    - foresight
    - gazump
    - get in
    - go ahead
    - groceries
    - hold off
    - individual
    - must
    - opportune
    - purchase
    - remember
    - set aside
    - stop
    - view
    - want
    - alone
    - any
    - certainly
    - door
    - get
    - hire
    - house
    - ill
    - installment
    - none
    - second-hand
    - some
    * * *
    1. [adquirir] to buy, to purchase;
    se lo compré a un vendedor ambulante I bought it from a street vendor o seller;
    se lo compraron a Ignacio como regalo de despedida they bought it for Ignacio as a leaving present;
    se lo compraron para Navidades they bought it for her for Christmas;
    comprar algo al contado [en metálico] to pay cash for sth;
    [en un plazo] to pay for sth all at once o Br on the nail;
    comprar a plazos o Am [m5] cuotas to buy on Br hire purchase o US an installment plan;
    comprar al por mayor to buy wholesale;
    Fam
    ¡cómprate un bosque y piérdete! go and play in the traffic!, take a hike!
    2. [sobornar] to buy (off), to bribe;
    ¡el árbitro está comprado! they've bribed the referee!
    * * *
    v/t buy, purchase
    * * *
    : to buy, to purchase
    * * *
    comprar vb to buy [pt. & pp. bought]
    ¿me compras un juego? will you buy me a game?

    Spanish-English dictionary > comprar

  • 9 corrupto

    adj.
    1 corrupt, perverse, degenerate, demoralized.
    2 corrupted, rotten, contaminated, adulterated.
    * * *
    1 corrupt
    * * *
    (f. - corrupta)
    adj.
    * * *
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo corrupt
    * * *
    = corrupt, degenerate, corrupted.
    Ex. Unrestricted access to the Internet for input is promoting not just the banal but the postively corrupt.
    Ex. Music by Jewish composers and works were branded in Nazi Germany as degenerate art.
    Ex. You'll want to use the steps on this page to recover from a corrupted registry when you have already tried other options.
    ----
    * completamente corrupto = rotten to the core.
    * moralmente corrupto = morally-corrupt.
    * totalmente corrupto = rotten to the core.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo corrupt
    * * *
    = corrupt, degenerate, corrupted.

    Ex: Unrestricted access to the Internet for input is promoting not just the banal but the postively corrupt.

    Ex: Music by Jewish composers and works were branded in Nazi Germany as degenerate art.
    Ex: You'll want to use the steps on this page to recover from a corrupted registry when you have already tried other options.
    * completamente corrupto = rotten to the core.
    * moralmente corrupto = morally-corrupt.
    * totalmente corrupto = rotten to the core.

    * * *
    corrupt
    * * *

    corrupto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    corrupt
    corrupto,-a adjetivo corrupt

    ' corrupto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    corrupta
    - incondicional
    - podrida
    - podrido
    English:
    bent
    - corrupt
    * * *
    corrupto, -a adj
    corrupt
    * * *
    adj corrupt
    * * *
    corrupto, -ta adj
    corrompido: corrupt
    * * *
    corrupto adj crooked

    Spanish-English dictionary > corrupto

  • 10 curvatura del pene

    (n.) = curvature of the penis, penile curvature
    Ex. Curvature of the penis is an abnormal bend in the penis that occurs during erection.
    Ex. A man who suffers from penile curvature, also known as Peyronie's disease, may become so self conscious about his crooked penis that he loses an interest in sex.
    * * *
    (n.) = curvature of the penis, penile curvature

    Ex: Curvature of the penis is an abnormal bend in the penis that occurs during erection.

    Ex: A man who suffers from penile curvature, also known as Peyronie's disease, may become so self conscious about his crooked penis that he loses an interest in sex.

    Spanish-English dictionary > curvatura del pene

  • 11 dar forma cuadrada

    (v.) = square
    Ex. Immediately below the screw the spindle was squared and pierced to take the bar, a crooked iron rod with a wooden handle.
    * * *
    (v.) = square

    Ex: Immediately below the screw the spindle was squared and pierced to take the bar, a crooked iron rod with a wooden handle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar forma cuadrada

  • 12 decorar

    v.
    1 to decorate.
    2 to be decorative.
    3 to adorn.
    Ellos adornaron la estancia They adorned the room.
    4 to embellish.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to decorate, adorn, embellish; (una casa) to decorate
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    I
    VT [+ casa, habitación] to decorate (de with)
    II
    VT
    1) (=aprender) to learn, memorize
    2) (=recitar) to chorus
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < pastel> to decorate; <vitrina/escaparate> to dress; <casa/habitación> to decorate; < árbol de Navidad> (AmL) to decorate
    * * *
    = decorate, ornament, adorn, trim, festoon, drape, garland, ornate.
    Ex. The letters are upright, narrow, and angular, standing on crooked feet, and the ascenders are usually decorated with barbs or thorns; f and p do not normally descend below the base line.
    Ex. Then, from about 1830, the covering material was further ornamented in an embossing machine = Entonces, aproximadamente a partir de 1830, el material de la cubierta se adornaba aún más con la ayuda de una máquina de estampar en relieve.
    Ex. Florence used the occasion to boost its international prestige by creating a triumphal arch adorned with inscriptions and sculptures.
    Ex. The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex. In front of the Buddha images is a table that serves as the altar, festooned with fruit, flowers, incense, and candles.
    Ex. Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex. Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex. The bottom of the map is ornated with a large decorative allegoric city view of Stralsund flanked by two sea monsters.
    ----
    * decorar con guirnaldas = festoon, garland.
    * decorar el hogar = decorate + the house.
    * productos decorados con tela escocesa = tartanware.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < pastel> to decorate; <vitrina/escaparate> to dress; <casa/habitación> to decorate; < árbol de Navidad> (AmL) to decorate
    * * *
    = decorate, ornament, adorn, trim, festoon, drape, garland, ornate.

    Ex: The letters are upright, narrow, and angular, standing on crooked feet, and the ascenders are usually decorated with barbs or thorns; f and p do not normally descend below the base line.

    Ex: Then, from about 1830, the covering material was further ornamented in an embossing machine = Entonces, aproximadamente a partir de 1830, el material de la cubierta se adornaba aún más con la ayuda de una máquina de estampar en relieve.
    Ex: Florence used the occasion to boost its international prestige by creating a triumphal arch adorned with inscriptions and sculptures.
    Ex: The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex: In front of the Buddha images is a table that serves as the altar, festooned with fruit, flowers, incense, and candles.
    Ex: Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex: Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex: The bottom of the map is ornated with a large decorative allegoric city view of Stralsund flanked by two sea monsters.
    * decorar con guirnaldas = festoon, garland.
    * decorar el hogar = decorate + the house.
    * productos decorados con tela escocesa = tartanware.

    * * *
    decorar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹pastel› to decorate; ‹escaparate/vitrina› to dress; ‹casa/habitación› to decorate; ‹árbol de Navidad› ( AmL) to decorate
    * * *

    decorar ( conjugate decorar) verbo transitivo
    to decorate
    decorar verbo transitivo to decorate: esta empresa nos decoró la oficina en una semana, this company decorated the office in a week
    ' decorar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    decorate
    - vividly
    * * *
    vt
    [piso, paredes, tarta] to decorate; [escaparate] to dress
    vi
    to be decorative
    * * *
    v/t decorate
    * * *
    adornar: to decorate, to adorn
    * * *
    decorar vb to decorate

    Spanish-English dictionary > decorar

  • 13 derecho1

    1 = upright, straight [straighter -comp., straightest -sup.], standing.
    Ex. The letters are upright, narrow, and angular, standing on crooked feet, and the ascenders are usually decorated with barbs or thorns; f and p do not normally descend below the base line.
    Ex. The right tail of the Bradford distribution has been considered to be straight or drooping.
    Ex. Although this painting depicts a single standing man, his generalised features suggest that this was not meant as a portrait.
    ----
    * derecho hacia al norte = due north.
    * derecho hacia al sur = due south.
    * derecho hacia el este = due east.
    * derecho hacia el oeste = due west.
    * dos entuertos no hacen un derecho = two wrongs do not make a right.
    * hecho y derecho = full-bodied, full-scale, full-service, fully-fledged.
    * irse derecho a = make + a beeline for.

    Spanish-English dictionary > derecho1

  • 14 deshonestidad

    f.
    1 dishonesty.
    2 dishonest act, crooked act, fraudulent act, dishonesty.
    * * *
    1 (sin honestidad) dishonesty
    2 (impudor) indecency, immodesty
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=falta de honradez) dishonesty
    2) (=indecencia) indecency
    * * *
    * * *
    = dishonesty, misconduct.
    Ex. This system lends itself to dishonesty.
    Ex. Misconduct in research and publication have led to a loss in public confidence in science and publications = La falta de ética profesional en la investigación y publicación ha llevado a una pérdida de confianza por parte del público en la ciencia y en las publicaciones.
    ----
    * deshonestidad científica = scientific misconduct.
    * * *
    * * *
    = dishonesty, misconduct.

    Ex: This system lends itself to dishonesty.

    Ex: Misconduct in research and publication have led to a loss in public confidence in science and publications = La falta de ética profesional en la investigación y publicación ha llevado a una pérdida de confianza por parte del público en la ciencia y en las publicaciones.
    * deshonestidad científica = scientific misconduct.

    * * *
    2 ( ant) (impudicia) immodesty ( arch), shamelessness
    * * *
    [falta de honradez] dishonesty;
    actuó con deshonestidad she acted dishonestly
    * * *
    f dishonesty
    * * *
    : dishonesty

    Spanish-English dictionary > deshonestidad

  • 15 deshonesto

    adj.
    1 dishonest, backdoor, deceitful, lying.
    2 indecent, immodest, immoral, lewd.
    * * *
    1 (sin honestidad) dishonest
    2 (inmoral) immodest, indecent
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=no honrado) dishonest
    2) (=indecente) indecent
    proposición 1)
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    a) (tramposo, mentiroso) dishonest
    b) ( indecente) < proposiciones> improper, indecent; abuso
    * * *
    = unscrupulous, dishonest, corrupt, crooked, shifty, indecent, lewd [lewder -comp., lewdest -sup.].
    Ex. He had always anathematized those who took unscrupulous advantage of their positions, and those who succumbed to their insolent methods.
    Ex. Mostly facsimiles are made without dishonest intent, although some have certainly been intended to deceive, and the ease with which they can be identified varies with the reproduction process used.
    Ex. Unrestricted access to the Internet for input is promoting not just the banal but the postively corrupt.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex. 'Client' has overtones of shifty lawyers and overpaid realtors.
    Ex. The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    Ex. The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral indecente.
    ----
    * de forma deshonesta = dishonestly.
    * de un modo deshonesto = dishonestly.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    a) (tramposo, mentiroso) dishonest
    b) ( indecente) < proposiciones> improper, indecent; abuso
    * * *
    = unscrupulous, dishonest, corrupt, crooked, shifty, indecent, lewd [lewder -comp., lewdest -sup.].

    Ex: He had always anathematized those who took unscrupulous advantage of their positions, and those who succumbed to their insolent methods.

    Ex: Mostly facsimiles are made without dishonest intent, although some have certainly been intended to deceive, and the ease with which they can be identified varies with the reproduction process used.
    Ex: Unrestricted access to the Internet for input is promoting not just the banal but the postively corrupt.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex: 'Client' has overtones of shifty lawyers and overpaid realtors.
    Ex: The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    Ex: The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral indecente.
    * de forma deshonesta = dishonestly.
    * de un modo deshonesto = dishonestly.

    * * *
    1 (tramposo, mentiroso) dishonest
    2 (indecente) ‹proposiciones› improper, indecent ‹mujer› ( ant) immodest ( arch), shameless abuso
    * * *

    deshonesto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    a) (tramposo, mentiroso) dishonest


    deshonesto,-a adjetivo
    1 (no honrado) dishonest
    2 (no pudoroso) indecent, improper
    ' deshonesto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    deshonesta
    - sucia
    - sucio
    - chueco
    English:
    bent
    - corrupt
    - crooked
    - dishonest
    - improper
    * * *
    deshonesto, -a adj
    1. [sin honradez] dishonest
    2. [sin pudor] indecent, immoral
    * * *
    adj dishonest
    * * *
    deshonesto, -ta adj
    : dishonest
    * * *
    deshonesto adj dishonest

    Spanish-English dictionary > deshonesto

  • 16 desviado

    adj.
    1 devious, corrupt, crooked, deviated.
    2 deviate.
    3 rerouted, sent by another route, re-routed.
    f. & m.
    deviant, deviate, pervert.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desviar.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=apartado) [trayectoria] oblique; [bala] deflected
    2) [prácticas, conducta] deviant
    3) [lugar] remote, off the beaten track

    desviado de algo — remote from sth, away from sth

    * * *
    - da adjetivo < conducta> deviant; < ojo>
    * * *
    Ex. Impact factors based on the usual 2 years' observation period may therefore be distorted by deviating ageing behaviour.
    ----
    * desviado de rumbo = off course.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < conducta> deviant; < ojo>
    * * *

    Ex: Impact factors based on the usual 2 years' observation period may therefore be distorted by deviating ageing behaviour.

    * desviado de rumbo = off course.

    * * *
    1 ‹ojo›
    tiene un ojo desviado he has a squint
    2 ‹conducta› deviant
    * * *
    desviado, -a adj
    [ojo] squinty

    Spanish-English dictionary > desviado

  • 17 encantar2

    2 = charm, enchant, weave + magic spell, cast + a (magic) spell, bewitch.
    Ex. We will see the mountains of lobster traps and the charming crooked streets and hazy seascapes that charmed painter Fitzhugh Lane.
    Ex. The article 'The power to enchant: puppets in the public library' describes the construction of a puppet theatre in a public library.
    Ex. These love boats and the romantic Bahamas will no doubt continue to weave their magic spell.
    Ex. The player makes choices for his characters (such as whether to fight, cast a magic spell, or run away), and then the enemy takes a turn.
    Ex. In legend a potion is a concoction used to heal, bewitch or poison people, made by a magician, sorcerer or witch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > encantar2

  • 18 encorvado

    adj.
    hunched, round-shouldered, crooked, curved.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: encorvar.
    * * *
    1→ link=encorvar encorvar
    1 (cosa) bent, curved; (persona) bent, stooping
    * * *
    ADJ (=doblado) curved, bent; (=inclinado) stooping; (=torcido) crooked
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    * * *
    Ex. There was an old woman on the sidewalk, stooped-over scrawny and dressed up in nothing but rags.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    * * *

    Ex: There was an old woman on the sidewalk, stooped-over scrawny and dressed up in nothing but rags.

    * * *
    anda encorvado he walks with a stoop
    tiene la espalda encorvada he has a stoop, he's round-shouldered
    * * *

    Del verbo encorvar: ( conjugate encorvar)

    encorvado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    encorvado    
    encorvar
    encorvado
    ◊ -da adjetivo: anda encorvado he walks with a stoop

    encorvar verbo transitivo to bend

    ' encorvado' also found in these entries:
    English:
    crooked
    - slouch
    - stoop
    - round-
    * * *
    encorvado, -a adj
    hunched;
    anda o [m5] camina encorvado he slouches
    * * *
    adj persona, espalda stooped

    Spanish-English dictionary > encorvado

  • 19 encorvar

    v.
    1 to bend.
    2 to stoop, to hunch.
    El peso encorvó a Ricardo The weight stooped Richard.
    3 to arch, to curve.
    Ella encorvó su mano She arched her hand.
    * * *
    1 to bend, curve
    1 to bend, curve
    2 (persona) to become round-shouldered
    * * *
    verb
    to bend, curve
    * * *
    1.
    VT (=doblar) to bend, curve; (=inclinar) to bend down, bend over; (=torcer) to make crooked
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to hunch
    2.
    encorvarse v pron to develop a stoop
    * * *
    = curl.
    Ex. Over the last few years I have developed a condition where both of my pinkie toes have become curled inward.
    ----
    * encorvarse = hunch.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to hunch
    2.
    encorvarse v pron to develop a stoop
    * * *
    = curl.

    Ex: Over the last few years I have developed a condition where both of my pinkie toes have become curled inward.

    * encorvarse = hunch.

    * * *
    encorvar [A1 ]
    vt
    to hunch
    to develop a stoop, become round-shouldered
    * * *

    encorvar verbo transitivo to bend
    ' encorvar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    crook
    - hunch
    * * *
    vt
    to bend
    * * *
    v/t
    1 hunch
    2 estantería (cause to) buckle
    * * *
    : to bend, to curve

    Spanish-English dictionary > encorvar

  • 20 enfermedad de Peyronie

    Ex. A man who suffers from penile curvature, also known as Peyronie's disease, may become so self conscious about his crooked penis that he loses an interest in sex.
    * * *

    Ex: A man who suffers from penile curvature, also known as Peyronie's disease, may become so self conscious about his crooked penis that he loses an interest in sex.

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfermedad de Peyronie

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