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  • 1 consejo

    m.
    1 advice (advertencia).
    dar un consejo to give some advice o a piece of advice
    te voy a dar un consejo I've got a piece of advice for you
    dar consejos to give (some) advice
    pedir consejo a alguien to ask somebody for advice, to ask (for) somebody's advice
    consejo médico medical advice
    2 council (organismo).
    consejo de Europa council of Europe
    consejo de Seguridad Security Council
    3 council board, board, executive board.
    4 Consejo.
    * * *
    2 (junta) council, board
    \
    celebrar consejo to hold council
    pedir consejo a alguien to ask somebody for advice
    consejo de administración (grupo) board of directors 2 (reunión) board meeting
    consejo de disciplina disciplinary council
    Consejo de Europa European Council
    consejo de guerra court martial
    consejo de ministros (grupo) cabinet 2 (reunión) cabinet meeting
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) advice, counsel
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=sugerencia) advice

    ¿quieres que te dé un consejo? — would you like me to give you some advice?

    ¿qué consejo me das? — what would you suggest?, how would you advise me?

    pedir consejo a algn — to ask sb for advice, ask sb's advice

    2) (=organismo) (Pol) council; (Com) board; (Jur) tribunal

    consejo de ministros(=entidad) cabinet; (=reunión) cabinet meeting

    Consejo General del Poder Judicial Esp governing body of the Spanish judiciary

    CONSEJO ► Para traducir la palabra consejo al inglés, hemos de tener en cuenta que el sustantivo advice es incontable y lleva el verbo en singular: Te voy a dar un consejo Let me give you some advice Los consejos que me diste han sido muy útiles The advice you gave me has been very useful Actuó siguiendo los consejos de su abogado He acted on his lawyer's advice ► Cuando queremos referirnos a un consejo en particular o a un número determinado de consejos, lo traducimos con la expresión piece/ pieces of advice o a veces bit/ bits of advice: Te voy a dar un consejo Let me give you a piece o a bit of advice Tengo dos buenos consejos para quien quiere vender su casa I have two useful pieces of advice for anyone selling their house Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    1) ( recomendación) piece of advice

    me pidió consejohe asked me for advice o asked (for) my advice

    2) ( organismo) council, board
    * * *
    = word of caution, council, prescription, advice, word of advice, counsel.
    Ex. Finally a word of caution: do not expect too much.
    Ex. He completed a major study funded by a council on Library Resources grant, the results of which have been published in 'Automated Alternatives to Card Catalogs for Large Libraries' in the Journal of Library Automation.
    Ex. Granted, standard is an ambiguous term, because it can mean either quality or simply prescription.
    Ex. A large part of the work of information and advice has been the interpretation of people's eligibility for welfare benefits and other social services.
    Ex. Some enquiries are of a different kind and need a response accompanied by a word of advice about consulting a qualified practitioner.
    Ex. Of course, this is on the outer fringes of reference work as such, but librarians should at least be aware that people frequently find counsel and support and encouragement more effective than the supply of specific information to help solve their problems.
    ----
    * consejo asesor = board of trustees, trustee board.
    * Consejo Británico (BC) = British Council (BC).
    * consejo de administración = board of trustees, trustees, directorate, trust, trustee board, board of directors.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consejo de guerra = courts-martial, court martial.
    * Consejo de la IFLA = IFLA's Council.
    * Consejo de los Servicios Bibliotecarios y Documentales (LISC) = Library and Information Services Council (LISC).
    * Consejo de Ministros = Council of Ministers.
    * Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas = United Nations Security Council.
    * Consejo de Seguridad, el = Security Council, the.
    * consejo editorial = editorial board, editorial team, board of editors, editorial advisory board.
    * Consejo Internacional de Archivos (CIA) = International Council on Archives (ICA).
    * Consejo Internacional de Museos (ICOM) = International Council of Museums (ICOM).
    * Consejo Internacional de Museos y Lugares de Interés (ICOMS) = International Council of Museums and Sites (ICOMOS).
    * consejo juvenil asesor = teen advisory council, teen advisory board, young adult advisory board, young adult advisory council.
    * Consejo Nacional de Profesores de Inglés = National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
    * Consejo para los Niños Excepcionales (CEC) = Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).
    * consejo práctico = hint, pointer, tip, practical tip.
    * Consejo sobre Recursos Bibliotecarios y Documentales (CLIR) = Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
    * Consejo sobre Recursos Bibliotecarios (CLR) = CLR (Council on Library Resources).
    * consejos prácticos = how-to, hints and tips.
    * consejos sabios = pearls of wisdom, nuggets of truth, nuggets of wisdom.
    * dar consejo sobre = give + advice on.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * impartir consejos = mete out + advice.
    * juzgar en consejo de guerra = court-martial.
    * miembro del consejo de administración = trustee.
    * ofrecer consejos prácticos = offer + hints and advice.
    * reunión del consejo = council meeting, council conference.
    * seguir un consejo = take + advice.
    * sesión del consejo = council meeting, council conference.
    * * *
    1) ( recomendación) piece of advice

    me pidió consejohe asked me for advice o asked (for) my advice

    2) ( organismo) council, board
    * * *
    = word of caution, council, prescription, advice, word of advice, counsel.

    Ex: Finally a word of caution: do not expect too much.

    Ex: He completed a major study funded by a council on Library Resources grant, the results of which have been published in 'Automated Alternatives to Card Catalogs for Large Libraries' in the Journal of Library Automation.
    Ex: Granted, standard is an ambiguous term, because it can mean either quality or simply prescription.
    Ex: A large part of the work of information and advice has been the interpretation of people's eligibility for welfare benefits and other social services.
    Ex: Some enquiries are of a different kind and need a response accompanied by a word of advice about consulting a qualified practitioner.
    Ex: Of course, this is on the outer fringes of reference work as such, but librarians should at least be aware that people frequently find counsel and support and encouragement more effective than the supply of specific information to help solve their problems.
    * consejo asesor = board of trustees, trustee board.
    * Consejo Británico (BC) = British Council (BC).
    * consejo de administración = board of trustees, trustees, directorate, trust, trustee board, board of directors.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consejo de guerra = courts-martial, court martial.
    * Consejo de la IFLA = IFLA's Council.
    * Consejo de los Servicios Bibliotecarios y Documentales (LISC) = Library and Information Services Council (LISC).
    * Consejo de Ministros = Council of Ministers.
    * Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas = United Nations Security Council.
    * Consejo de Seguridad, el = Security Council, the.
    * consejo editorial = editorial board, editorial team, board of editors, editorial advisory board.
    * Consejo Internacional de Archivos (CIA) = International Council on Archives (ICA).
    * Consejo Internacional de Museos (ICOM) = International Council of Museums (ICOM).
    * Consejo Internacional de Museos y Lugares de Interés (ICOMS) = International Council of Museums and Sites (ICOMOS).
    * consejo juvenil asesor = teen advisory council, teen advisory board, young adult advisory board, young adult advisory council.
    * Consejo Nacional de Profesores de Inglés = National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
    * Consejo para los Niños Excepcionales (CEC) = Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).
    * consejo práctico = hint, pointer, tip, practical tip.
    * Consejo sobre Recursos Bibliotecarios y Documentales (CLIR) = Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
    * Consejo sobre Recursos Bibliotecarios (CLR) = CLR (Council on Library Resources).
    * consejos prácticos = how-to, hints and tips.
    * consejos sabios = pearls of wisdom, nuggets of truth, nuggets of wisdom.
    * dar consejo sobre = give + advice on.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * impartir consejos = mete out + advice.
    * juzgar en consejo de guerra = court-martial.
    * miembro del consejo de administración = trustee.
    * ofrecer consejos prácticos = offer + hints and advice.
    * reunión del consejo = council meeting, council conference.
    * seguir un consejo = take + advice.
    * sesión del consejo = council meeting, council conference.

    * * *
    A (recomendación) piece of advice
    te voy a dar un consejo I'm going to give you some advice o a word of advice o a piece of advice
    vino a pedirme consejo he came to ask me for advice o to ask (for) my advice
    consejos prácticos para la limpieza de su horno practical tips on how to clean your oven
    consejos vendo, pero para mí no tengo I'm not very good at practicing what I preach
    B (organismo) council, board
    Compuestos:
    board of directors
    (UE) Economic and Financial Affairs Council, Ecofin
    council of state
    Council of Europe
    court-martial
    le formaron consejo de guerra he was court-martialed
    (grupo) cabinet; (reunión) cabinet meeting
    el consejo de ministros de la UE the Council of Ministers of the EU
    Council of the European Union
    editorial board
    Security Council
    (UE) European Council
    school board ( AmE), board of governors ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    consejo sustantivo masculino

    te voy a dar un consejo let me give you some advice o a piece of advice;

    me pidió consejo he asked me for advice o asked (for) my advice;
    sus consejos son siempre acertados she always gives good advice


    consejo de guerra court-martial;
    consejo de ministros ( grupo) cabinet;

    ( reunión) cabinet meeting;

    Cconsejo de Seguridad Security Council
    consejo sustantivo masculino
    1 (opinión) advice
    2 (de un banco, administración) board
    (de un organismo público, centro de investigación) council
    consejo de ministros, (reunión ministerial) cabinet meeting
    ' consejo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ahorrarse
    - asesoramiento
    - CGPJ
    - consulta
    - CSIC
    - deber
    - ejecutiva
    - ejecutivo
    - escuchar
    - indicación
    - ofrecer
    - oír
    - recibir
    - recomendación
    - resultar
    - sabia
    - sabio
    - seguir
    - solicitar
    - vocal
    - amistoso
    - asesor
    - atender
    - desinteresado
    - guiar
    - reunir
    - valioso
    English:
    advice
    - advise
    - appreciation
    - appreciative
    - bit
    - board
    - cabinet
    - council
    - Council of Europe
    - counsel
    - court martial
    - cue
    - directorate
    - elevate
    - good
    - hint
    - ignore
    - invite
    - ought
    - piece
    - pointer
    - Security Council
    - seek
    - shall
    - should
    - subject
    - take
    - tip
    - trustee
    - useful
    - volunteer
    - would
    - court-martial
    - elder
    - governor
    - security
    - welcome
    - word
    * * *
    1. [advertencia] advice;
    dar un consejo to give some advice o a piece of advice;
    te voy a dar un consejo I've got a piece of advice for you;
    dar consejos to give (some) advice;
    pedir consejo a alguien to ask sb for advice, to ask (for) sb's advice
    2. [organismo] council;
    [reunión] meeting consejo de administración board (of directors); [reunión] board meeting;
    consejo de dirección board (of directors);
    [reunión] board meeting;
    consejo escolar board of governors, Br school board;
    consejo de estado Council of State;
    Consejo de Europa Council of Europe;
    Consejo General del Poder Judicial = governing body of the Spanish judiciary, elected by the Spanish parliament;
    Consejo de Ministros [de gobierno] cabinet;
    [reunión] cabinet meeting; UE Council of Ministers;
    Consejo Mundial de Iglesias World Council of Churches;
    Consejo de Seguridad Security Council
    3. consejo de guerra court martial
    * * *
    m
    1 piece of advice;
    consejos pl advice sg
    2
    :
    el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU the UN Security Council
    * * *
    1) : advice, counsel
    2) : council
    consejo de guerra: court-martial
    * * *
    1. (opinión) advice
    2. (organismo) council

    Spanish-English dictionary > consejo

  • 2 story board

    Spanish-English dictionary > story board

  • 3 out-board

    неизм.
    спорт. скутер

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > out-board

  • 4 out-board [aut-bord]

    m
    Am sport. kluzák
    Am sport. závod kluzáků

    Diccionario español-checo > out-board [aut-bord]

  • 5 aumento

    m.
    1 increase, rise.
    un aumento del 10 por ciento a 10 percent increase
    ir en aumento to be on the increase
    2 promotion.
    3 magnifying power.
    4 jump.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: aumentar.
    * * *
    1 increase, growth
    2 (óptica) magnification
    3 (fotos) enlargement
    4 (sonido) amplification
    5 (salario) rise, US raise
    \
    ir en aumento to be on the increase
    aumento de precios rise in prices
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de tamaño] increase; (Fot) enlargement; (Ópt) magnification
    2) [de cantidad, producción, velocidad, intensidad] increase; [de precio] increase, rise

    se registró un aumento de temperaturaan increase o rise in temperature was recorded

    aumento de peso[en objeto] increase in weight; [en persona] weight gain

    aumento de sueldo, aumento salarial — (pay) rise

    3) (Elec, Radio) amplification
    4)
    5) (Ópt) magnification
    6) Méx (=posdata) postscript
    * * *
    a) ( incremento) rise, increase

    aumento de algo: aumento de peso increase in weight; aumento de temperatura rise in temperature; aumento de precio price rise o increase; aumento de sueldo — salary increase, pay raise (AmE), pay rise (BrE)

    b) (Ópt) magnification

    lentes con or de mucho aumento — glasses with very strong lenses

    * * *
    = boost, build-up [buildup], extension, growth, increase, rise, tide, expansion, deepening, augmentation, increase in numbers, growth in number, surge, upswing, widening, waxing, enlargement, heightening.
    Ex. Consequently, Leforte came to expect -- perhaps even take for granted -- the periodic boosts of ego and income that the evaluations provided.
    Ex. No problem usually with terminals and micros but there could be an undesirable temperature build-up in confined areas.
    Ex. These can be seen as extensions of the supportive role provided by Neighbourhood Advice Centres to community groups.
    Ex. This document contains information on such concepts as settlement, urban growth, field patterns, forest clearance and many others.
    Ex. The term you have chosen indicates an increase in specificity, since it is one of the members of the group described by the basic term.
    Ex. The rapid rise of computer literacy in the world has led to a demand for the easy availability of many kinds of information.
    Ex. What has happened is that yet another institution has so overlapped with our own that we are being swept along on the tide of the technological revolution.
    Ex. This is not a simple general expansion of a description but an increasing emphasis upon aspects of the book.
    Ex. There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
    Ex. If the budget will not permit staff augmentation, then the reference librarian must help the department head to make the most of available resources.
    Ex. The present increase in numbers of overseas students in Australia tertiary institutions has implications for libraries.
    Ex. The growth in number of national, regional and international agricultural organisations has resulted in a vast output of scientific and technical literature, issued in a wide variety of forms.
    Ex. The Internet is also creating a new surge of interest in information in all forms, and a revitalized interest in reading.
    Ex. The author discusses the current upswing in paperback sales of children's books in the USA and the slump in hardback sales.
    Ex. Despite growth in export volume in recent years, there has been a widening of the national current account deficit from 8.8% to over 20%.
    Ex. This waning of one discipline and waxing of another represents the fundamental incommensurability, yet mutual dependence, of existing disciplinary categories of knowledge.
    Ex. This enlargement of interests forms the basis of the claim to provide an information education appropriate to other than library-type environments.
    Ex. The arts can serve the heightening of our sensibilities to the theological dimensions of cultural movements.
    ----
    * aumento acelerado = spurt.
    * aumento acusado = sharp increase.
    * aumento asociado a la inflación = inflation-adjusted.
    * aumento de = increased.
    * aumento de cantidad = increase in quantity.
    * aumento de costes = increased costs, cost increase.
    * aumento de la demanda = increase in (the) demand, increased demand.
    * aumento de la producción = increased production.
    * aumento de las diferencias entre... y = widening gap between... and, widening of the gap beween.... and.
    * aumento del conocimiento = knowledge building.
    * aumento de los impuestos = tax increase.
    * aumento del uso = increased use.
    * aumento de pecho = breast augmentation, breast enlargement.
    * aumento de peso = weight gain.
    * aumento de precios = price increase, increased price.
    * aumento de tamaño = increase in size.
    * aumento en espesor = thickening.
    * aumento notable = rising tide.
    * aumento repentino = upsurge.
    * aumento salarial = salary increase, pay rise, salary rise.
    * aumento salarial por méritos = merit salary increase.
    * aumento transitorio de tensión = surge.
    * aumento vertiginoso = explosion, spiralling [spiraling, -USA].
    * conceder aumento salarial = award + salary increase.
    * en aumento = burgeoning, increasing, mounting, rising, on the rise, growing, heightening.
    * en aumento gradual = gradually quickening.
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * espejo de aumento = magnifying mirror.
    * experimentar un aumento = experience + rise.
    * experimentar un aumento vertiginoso = experience + explosion.
    * gran aumento = heavy increase.
    * ir en aumento = be on the increase.
    * lector de aumento = magnifying reader.
    * lente de aumento = magnifying glass, magnifier.
    * mamoplastía de aumento = augmentation mammoplasty.
    * ritmo de aumento = rate of increase.
    * tasa de aumento = growth rate, rate of growth, rate of increase.
    * * *
    a) ( incremento) rise, increase

    aumento de algo: aumento de peso increase in weight; aumento de temperatura rise in temperature; aumento de precio price rise o increase; aumento de sueldo — salary increase, pay raise (AmE), pay rise (BrE)

    b) (Ópt) magnification

    lentes con or de mucho aumento — glasses with very strong lenses

    * * *
    = boost, build-up [buildup], extension, growth, increase, rise, tide, expansion, deepening, augmentation, increase in numbers, growth in number, surge, upswing, widening, waxing, enlargement, heightening.

    Ex: Consequently, Leforte came to expect -- perhaps even take for granted -- the periodic boosts of ego and income that the evaluations provided.

    Ex: No problem usually with terminals and micros but there could be an undesirable temperature build-up in confined areas.
    Ex: These can be seen as extensions of the supportive role provided by Neighbourhood Advice Centres to community groups.
    Ex: This document contains information on such concepts as settlement, urban growth, field patterns, forest clearance and many others.
    Ex: The term you have chosen indicates an increase in specificity, since it is one of the members of the group described by the basic term.
    Ex: The rapid rise of computer literacy in the world has led to a demand for the easy availability of many kinds of information.
    Ex: What has happened is that yet another institution has so overlapped with our own that we are being swept along on the tide of the technological revolution.
    Ex: This is not a simple general expansion of a description but an increasing emphasis upon aspects of the book.
    Ex: There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
    Ex: If the budget will not permit staff augmentation, then the reference librarian must help the department head to make the most of available resources.
    Ex: The present increase in numbers of overseas students in Australia tertiary institutions has implications for libraries.
    Ex: The growth in number of national, regional and international agricultural organisations has resulted in a vast output of scientific and technical literature, issued in a wide variety of forms.
    Ex: The Internet is also creating a new surge of interest in information in all forms, and a revitalized interest in reading.
    Ex: The author discusses the current upswing in paperback sales of children's books in the USA and the slump in hardback sales.
    Ex: Despite growth in export volume in recent years, there has been a widening of the national current account deficit from 8.8% to over 20%.
    Ex: This waning of one discipline and waxing of another represents the fundamental incommensurability, yet mutual dependence, of existing disciplinary categories of knowledge.
    Ex: This enlargement of interests forms the basis of the claim to provide an information education appropriate to other than library-type environments.
    Ex: The arts can serve the heightening of our sensibilities to the theological dimensions of cultural movements.
    * aumento acelerado = spurt.
    * aumento acusado = sharp increase.
    * aumento asociado a la inflación = inflation-adjusted.
    * aumento de = increased.
    * aumento de cantidad = increase in quantity.
    * aumento de costes = increased costs, cost increase.
    * aumento de la demanda = increase in (the) demand, increased demand.
    * aumento de la producción = increased production.
    * aumento de las diferencias entre... y = widening gap between... and, widening of the gap beween.... and.
    * aumento del conocimiento = knowledge building.
    * aumento de los impuestos = tax increase.
    * aumento del uso = increased use.
    * aumento de pecho = breast augmentation, breast enlargement.
    * aumento de peso = weight gain.
    * aumento de precios = price increase, increased price.
    * aumento de tamaño = increase in size.
    * aumento en espesor = thickening.
    * aumento notable = rising tide.
    * aumento repentino = upsurge.
    * aumento salarial = salary increase, pay rise, salary rise.
    * aumento salarial por méritos = merit salary increase.
    * aumento transitorio de tensión = surge.
    * aumento vertiginoso = explosion, spiralling [spiraling, -USA].
    * conceder aumento salarial = award + salary increase.
    * en aumento = burgeoning, increasing, mounting, rising, on the rise, growing, heightening.
    * en aumento gradual = gradually quickening.
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * espejo de aumento = magnifying mirror.
    * experimentar un aumento = experience + rise.
    * experimentar un aumento vertiginoso = experience + explosion.
    * gran aumento = heavy increase.
    * ir en aumento = be on the increase.
    * lector de aumento = magnifying reader.
    * lente de aumento = magnifying glass, magnifier.
    * mamoplastía de aumento = augmentation mammoplasty.
    * ritmo de aumento = rate of increase.
    * tasa de aumento = growth rate, rate of growth, rate of increase.

    * * *
    1 (incremento) rise, increase
    pedir un aumento to ask for a pay raise ( AmE) o ( BrE) rise
    las tarifas experimentarán or sufrirán un ligero aumento there will be a small increase o rise in fares
    la tensión va en aumento tension is growing o mounting o increasing
    el aumento de las cotizaciones en las bolsas the rise in stock market prices
    la velocidad del cuerpo va en aumento a medida que … the speed of the object increases as …
    aumento DE algo:
    aumento de peso increase in weight, weight gain
    aumento de temperatura rise in temperature
    aumento de precio price rise o increase
    aumento de sueldo salary increase, pay raise ( AmE), pay rise ( BrE)
    2 ( Ópt) magnification
    un microscopio de 20 aumentos a microscope with a magnifying power o magnification of 20
    tiene gafas or ( AmL) lentes con or de mucho aumento he wears glasses with very strong lenses
    * * *

     

    Del verbo aumentar: ( conjugate aumentar)

    aumento es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    aumentó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    aumentar    
    aumento
    aumentar ( conjugate aumentar) verbo transitivo

    precio/sueldo to increase, raise
    b) (Opt) to magnify

    verbo intransitivo [temperatura/presión] to rise;
    [ velocidad] to increase;
    [precio/producción/valor] to increase, rise;

    aumento de algo ‹de volumen/tamaño› to increase in sth;
    aumentó de peso he put on o gained weight
    aumento sustantivo masculino


    aumento de temperatura rise in temperature;
    aumento de precio price rise o increase;
    aumento de sueldo salary increase, pay raise (AmE), pay rise (BrE)
    b) (Ópt) magnification;


    aumentar
    I verbo transitivo to increase
    Fot to enlarge
    Ópt to magnify
    II vi (una cantidad) to go up, rise
    (de valor) to appreciate
    aumento sustantivo masculino
    1 increase
    aumento de sueldo, pay rise
    2 Fot enlargement
    3 Ópt magnification
    ' aumento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lente
    - más
    - petición
    - producción
    - progresiva
    - progresivo
    - salarial
    - agudo
    - auge
    - aumentar
    - autorizar
    - bonificación
    - escalada
    - nubosidad
    - prever
    - prometido
    - rápido
    - representar
    - retroactivo
    - sensible
    - triple
    - valorización
    - votar
    English:
    appreciation
    - attribute
    - bolster
    - build-up
    - by
    - gain
    - growing
    - growth
    - hike
    - hysteria
    - improvement
    - increase
    - leap
    - mount
    - negotiate
    - of
    - raise
    - rise
    - surge
    - wage increase
    - build
    - glass
    - jump
    - pay
    - rising
    - settlement
    - up
    * * *
    1. [de temperatura, precio, gastos, tensión] increase, rise;
    [de sueldo] Br rise, US raise; [de velocidad] increase;
    un aumento del 10 por ciento a 10 percent increase;
    las temperaturas experimentarán un ligero aumento temperatures will rise slightly;
    ir o [m5] estar en aumento to be on the increase
    aumento lineal [de sueldo] across-the-board pay Br rise o US raise;
    aumento de sueldo pay increase;
    pedir un aumento de sueldo to ask for a (pay) Br rise o US raise
    2. [en óptica] magnification;
    una lente de 20 aumentos a lens of magnification x 20
    3. Méx [posdata] postscript
    * * *
    m de precios, temperaturas etc rise (de in), increase (de in);
    de sueldo raise, Br (pay) rise;
    ir en aumento be increasing
    * * *
    incremento: increase, rise
    * * *
    aumento n increase / rise
    ir en aumento to be increasing / to be rising

    Spanish-English dictionary > aumento

  • 6 comisión

    f.
    1 commission, committee, delegacy, delegation.
    2 commission, royalty, mark-up, markup.
    3 commission, assignment, mandate, mission.
    4 committing, perpetration.
    * * *
    1 (retribución) commission
    2 (comité) committee
    3 (encargo) assignment, commission
    4 DERECHO perpetration, committing
    \
    a comisión / con comisión on a commission basis
    cobrar una comisión por algo to get a commission on something
    comisión bancaria service charge, bank commission
    comisión permanente standing committee
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=encargo) assignment, task, commission frm; (=misión) mission, assignment
    2) (Pol) commission; (=junta) committee

    comisión investigadora — investigating committee, board of enquiry, board of inquiry (EEUU)

    3) (Econ) board
    4) (Com) (=pago) commission
    5) (=ejecución) commission; [de ultraje] perpetration
    6)

    comisión de servicio(s)(=destino provisional) secondment, temporary transfer; (=permiso de ausencia) leave of absence

    * * *
    1) (delegación, organismo) committee
    2) (Com) commission

    cobra un 20% de comisión — she gets 20% commission

    3) ( misión) assignment
    * * *
    = commission, panel, board, commission.
    Ex. Amongst these are numbered: some specific legal and governmental works, such as laws, decrees, treaties; works that record the collective thought of a body, for example, reports of commissions and committees; and various cartographic materials.
    Ex. The books were chosen by panels of children.
    Ex. The librarian is also a member of the board of Education Studies and Humanities, indeed the university librarian served as Dean of the School for a period of three years.
    Ex. Increased hotel reservations helps to bolster travel agents' bottom lines as airline fare wars have meant lower commissions.
    ----
    * adscripción en comisión de servicios = secondment.
    * cobrar comisión = charge + commission.
    * comisión bancaria = bank charge, bank commission, bank fee.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * comisión de evaluación = review panel, review board.
    * comisión de investigación = commission of enquiry, investigating committee, investigation committee.
    * Comisión de las Comunidades Europeas (CEC) = Commission of the European Communities (CEC).
    * comisión de supervisión = review board.
    * comisión especial = ad hoc committee.
    * Comisión Europea, la = European Commission, the.
    * Comisión Europea para la Preservación y el Acceso (ECPA) = European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA).
    * Comisión Federal de Comercio = Federal Trade Commission.
    * comisión investigadora = fact-finding mission, commission of enquiry, investigating committee, investigation committee.
    * comisión permanente = standing commission.
    * conceder comisión de servicios = second.
    * en comisión de servicios = seconded.
    * informe de una comisión = committee paper.
    * miembro de una comisión = commissioner.
    * * *
    1) (delegación, organismo) committee
    2) (Com) commission

    cobra un 20% de comisión — she gets 20% commission

    3) ( misión) assignment
    * * *
    = commission, panel, board, commission.

    Ex: Amongst these are numbered: some specific legal and governmental works, such as laws, decrees, treaties; works that record the collective thought of a body, for example, reports of commissions and committees; and various cartographic materials.

    Ex: The books were chosen by panels of children.
    Ex: The librarian is also a member of the board of Education Studies and Humanities, indeed the university librarian served as Dean of the School for a period of three years.
    Ex: Increased hotel reservations helps to bolster travel agents' bottom lines as airline fare wars have meant lower commissions.
    * adscripción en comisión de servicios = secondment.
    * cobrar comisión = charge + commission.
    * comisión bancaria = bank charge, bank commission, bank fee.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * comisión de evaluación = review panel, review board.
    * comisión de investigación = commission of enquiry, investigating committee, investigation committee.
    * Comisión de las Comunidades Europeas (CEC) = Commission of the European Communities (CEC).
    * comisión de supervisión = review board.
    * comisión especial = ad hoc committee.
    * Comisión Europea, la = European Commission, the.
    * Comisión Europea para la Preservación y el Acceso (ECPA) = European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA).
    * Comisión Federal de Comercio = Federal Trade Commission.
    * comisión investigadora = fact-finding mission, commission of enquiry, investigating committee, investigation committee.
    * comisión permanente = standing commission.
    * conceder comisión de servicios = second.
    * en comisión de servicios = seconded.
    * informe de una comisión = committee paper.
    * miembro de una comisión = commissioner.

    * * *
    A (delegación, organismo) committee
    comisión gubernamental government commission
    Compuestos:
    regulatory commission
    commission on human rights, human rights commission
    investigating o investigation committee, commission of inquiry
    European Commission
    congressional committee
    parliamentary committee
    appointments committee
    budgetary commission o committee
    review committee
    secondment
    securities commission
    European Commission
    joint committee
    negotiating committee
    organizing committee
    standing committee
    B ( Com) commission
    trabajar a comisión to work on a commission basis
    cobra un 20% de comisión sobre las ventas she gets 20% commission on her sales
    mercancía en comisión goods on commission
    C (misión) assignment
    en comisión on assignment
    Compuestos:
    ( Esp) secondment
    ( Der) request
    D ( frml) (de un delito) perpetration ( frml), commission ( frml)
    * * *

     

    comisión sustantivo femenino
    a) (delegación, organismo) committee;


    b) (Com) commission;


    comisión sustantivo femenino
    1 Com (de un comerciante) commission: trabaja a comisión, he works on a commission basis
    2 (comité) committee
    ' comisión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    CNMV
    - estatuir
    - arzobispal
    - CE
    - componente
    - constituir
    - crear
    - ejecutivo
    - investigación
    - junta
    English:
    charge
    - commission
    - committee
    - form
    - FTC
    - mission
    - panel
    - service charge
    - watchdog committee
    - ad hoc
    - aid
    - commissioner
    - co-opt
    - discretion
    - European
    - executive
    - on
    - under-
    * * *
    1. [delegación] committee, commission;
    UE
    la Comisión (Europea o [m5] de las Comunidades Europeas) the (European) Commission
    comisión de control monitoring committee;
    comisión disciplinaria disciplinary committee;
    comisión ejecutiva executive committee;
    comisión de investigación committee of inquiry;
    comisión investigadora committee of inquiry;
    comisión mixta joint committee;
    Comisiones Obreras = Spanish left-wing trade union;
    comisión parlamentaria parliamentary committee;
    comisión permanente standing committee;
    comisión rogatoria rogatory commission
    2. Com commission;
    (trabajar) a comisión (to work) on a commission basis;
    recibe o [m5] se lleva una comisión del 5 por ciento she gets 5 percent commission
    comisión bancaria bank charges; Econ comisión fija flat fee;
    comisión de gestión administration fee
    3. [de un delito] perpetration
    4. [encargo] assignment
    comisión de servicio(s):
    trabajó dos años de profesora, en comisión de servicio(s) she was seconded to the institute for two years
    * * *
    f
    1 committee; de gobierno commission;
    comisión parlamentaria parliamentary committee
    2 ( recompensa) commission;
    trabajar a comisión work on commission
    * * *
    comisión nf, pl - siones
    1) : commission, committing
    2) : committee
    3) : percentage, commission
    comisión sobre las ventas: sales commission
    * * *
    1. (dinero) commission
    2. (comité) committee

    Spanish-English dictionary > comisión

  • 7 comité

    m.
    committee.
    * * *
    1 committee
    \
    comité de empresa works committee
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *

    comité de apelacióncommittee o board of appeal

    comité de empresa — works committee, shop stewards' committee

    comité de redacción[gen] drafting committee; (Prensa) editorial committee

    Comité Directivo — (Dep) board (of management)

    * * *
    1) ( junta) committee
    2) (RPl) ( sede) local headquarters (sing o pl)
    * * *
    = board, caucus [caucuses, pl.], commission, committee, support group, panel.
    Ex. The librarian is also a member of the board of Education Studies and Humanities, indeed the university librarian served as Dean of the School for a period of three years.
    Ex. For example, the most recent meeting of that group endorsed the recommendation of the Black Caucus that we change BLACKS and NEGROES to AFRO-AMERICANS.
    Ex. Amongst these are numbered: some specific legal and governmental works, such as laws, decrees, treaties; works that record the collective thought of a body, for example, reports of commissions and committees; and various cartographic materials.
    Ex. Amongst these are numbered: some specific legal and governmental works, such as laws, decrees, treaties; works that record the collective thought of a body, for example, reports of commissions and committees; and various cartographic materials.
    Ex. The work was carried out as part of the work of a support group set up to help in various aspects of an archaeological dig.
    Ex. The books were chosen by panels of children.
    ----
    * comité ad hoc = ad hoc committee.
    * comité asesor = think tank, advisory council, advisory board, advisory committee, consultative committee.
    * comité científico = scientific committee.
    * comité conjunto = joint committee.
    * Comité Conjunto para Sistemas de Información (JISC) = Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).
    * comité consultivo = advisory committee, consultative committee, advisory council, advisory board.
    * comité coordinador = coordinating committee.
    * comité de asuntos económicos = finance committee.
    * comité de dirección = steering committee.
    * comité de evaluación = review panel, review board, review committee.
    * comité de expertos = professional committee.
    * Comité de las Organizaciones de Productores Agrícolas (COPA) = Committee of Agricultural Producer Organizations (COPA).
    * Comité de las Universidades Británicas sobre Películas y Vídeos (BUFVC) = British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC).
    * comité de ordenación académica = course committee.
    * comité de planificación = planning committee.
    * Comité de Revisión de las Reglas de Catalogación (CCRC) = Catalog Code Revision Committee (CCRC).
    * comité de selección = screening panel, search and screen committee, search committee.
    * comité de supervisión = review board.
    * comité directivo = steering committee, steering body.
    * comité ejecutivo = executive board.
    * comité especial = working party.
    * Comité Internacional del Escudo Azul (ICBS) = International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS).
    * Comité Nacional de Asesoramiento (NACO) = National Advisory Committee (NACO).
    * comité organizador = organising committee.
    * Comité para la Homologación (COA) = Committee on Accreditation (COA).
    * comité permanente = standing committee.
    * comité seleccionador = interviewing board, interview committee.
    * comité selecto = select committee.
    * crear un comité = set up + committee.
    * elegir un comité = appoint + committee.
    * formar parte de un comite = serve on + committee.
    * formar un comité = set up + committee.
    * miembro de un comité = committeeman [committeemen, -pl.].
    * nombrar un comité = appoint + committee.
    * * *
    1) ( junta) committee
    2) (RPl) ( sede) local headquarters (sing o pl)
    * * *
    = board, caucus [caucuses, pl.], commission, committee, support group, panel.

    Ex: The librarian is also a member of the board of Education Studies and Humanities, indeed the university librarian served as Dean of the School for a period of three years.

    Ex: For example, the most recent meeting of that group endorsed the recommendation of the Black Caucus that we change BLACKS and NEGROES to AFRO-AMERICANS.
    Ex: Amongst these are numbered: some specific legal and governmental works, such as laws, decrees, treaties; works that record the collective thought of a body, for example, reports of commissions and committees; and various cartographic materials.
    Ex: Amongst these are numbered: some specific legal and governmental works, such as laws, decrees, treaties; works that record the collective thought of a body, for example, reports of commissions and committees; and various cartographic materials.
    Ex: The work was carried out as part of the work of a support group set up to help in various aspects of an archaeological dig.
    Ex: The books were chosen by panels of children.
    * comité ad hoc = ad hoc committee.
    * comité asesor = think tank, advisory council, advisory board, advisory committee, consultative committee.
    * comité científico = scientific committee.
    * comité conjunto = joint committee.
    * Comité Conjunto para Sistemas de Información (JISC) = Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).
    * comité consultivo = advisory committee, consultative committee, advisory council, advisory board.
    * comité coordinador = coordinating committee.
    * comité de asuntos económicos = finance committee.
    * comité de dirección = steering committee.
    * comité de evaluación = review panel, review board, review committee.
    * comité de expertos = professional committee.
    * Comité de las Organizaciones de Productores Agrícolas (COPA) = Committee of Agricultural Producer Organizations (COPA).
    * Comité de las Universidades Británicas sobre Películas y Vídeos (BUFVC) = British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC).
    * comité de ordenación académica = course committee.
    * comité de planificación = planning committee.
    * Comité de Revisión de las Reglas de Catalogación (CCRC) = Catalog Code Revision Committee (CCRC).
    * comité de selección = screening panel, search and screen committee, search committee.
    * comité de supervisión = review board.
    * comité directivo = steering committee, steering body.
    * comité ejecutivo = executive board.
    * comité especial = working party.
    * Comité Internacional del Escudo Azul (ICBS) = International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS).
    * Comité Nacional de Asesoramiento (NACO) = National Advisory Committee (NACO).
    * comité organizador = organising committee.
    * Comité para la Homologación (COA) = Committee on Accreditation (COA).
    * comité permanente = standing committee.
    * comité seleccionador = interviewing board, interview committee.
    * comité selecto = select committee.
    * crear un comité = set up + committee.
    * elegir un comité = appoint + committee.
    * formar parte de un comite = serve on + committee.
    * formar un comité = set up + committee.
    * miembro de un comité = committeeman [committeemen, -pl.].
    * nombrar un comité = appoint + committee.

    * * *
    A (comisión) committee
    el comité ejecutivo the executive committee
    Compuestos:
    (UE) Economic and Finance Committee
    ( Esp) works committee
    editorial board/committee
    (UE) Committee of Permanent Representatives
    selection board/committee
    B ( RPl) (sede) local headquarters ( sing o pl)
    * * *

     

    comité sustantivo masculino ( junta) committee;
    comité de redacción editorial board o committee

    comité sustantivo masculino committee

    ' comité' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    antinuclear
    - comisión
    - conjunto
    - encabezar
    - junta
    - presidencia
    - presidente
    - presidir
    English:
    ballot
    - behalf
    - chair
    - committee
    - executive
    - intercede
    - joint
    - meet
    - member
    - on
    - serve
    - sit
    - sitting
    - standing
    * * *
    committee
    comité central central committee;
    comité consultivo consultative committee;
    Dep comité de competición disciplinary committee;
    comité de disciplina disciplinary comittee;
    UE Comité Económico y Social Economic and Social Committee;
    comité ejecutivo executive committee;
    Ind comité de empresa Br works council, US employees' group;
    comité de gestión management committee;
    Ind comité intercentros coordinating o joint committee [of trade unions];
    comité olímpico Olympic Committee;
    comité permanente standing committee;
    UE Comité de las Regiones Committee of the Regions
    * * *
    m committee
    * * *
    : committee
    * * *
    comité n committee

    Spanish-English dictionary > comité

  • 8 скутер

    м. (мн. ску́тера́) спорт.
    canoa automóvil, scooter m, out-board m

    БИРС > скутер

  • 9 FOB

    сокр. от англ. free on board
    "фоб", "франко-борт" ( условие поставки)

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > FOB

  • 10 placa

    'plaka
    f
    1) Schild n

    placa de matrículaNummernschild m, Kennzeichen n

    2)

    placa giratoriaTECH Drehscheibe f

    3)

    placa baseINFORM Hauptplatine f

    sustantivo femenino
    1. GEOLOGÍA [lámina] Platte die
    2. [letrero] Schild das
    3. [matrícula] Nummernschild das
    placa
    placa ['plaka]
    num1num (lámina) Platte femenino; placa giratoria Drehscheibe femenino
    num2num (cartel) Schild neutro; placa conmemorativa Gedenktafel femenino
    num3num (plancha) también fotografía, informática Scheibe femenino, Platte femenino; placa gráfica 16 colores Grafikkarte 16-farbig; placa solar fotovoltaica Sonnenkollektor masculino
    num4num automóvil y tráfico Nummernschild neutro
    num5num medicina placa dental Zahnbelag masculino

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > placa

  • 11 subir

    su'bir
    v
    1) aufsteigen, hinaufsteigen, steigen
    2) ( hacia arriba) heraufkommen
    3) ( aumentar) ECO erhöhen
    4)

    subir a( un coche) einsteigen in

    ¿Por qué no subes? — Warum steigst du nicht ein?

    5)

    subir a( un árbol) klettern auf

    6)

    subir a( la cima) besteigen

    7)

    subir a( un caballo) aufsteigen auf

    8) (fig) anheben, hochheben
    verbo intransitivo
    1. [gen] steigen auf (+A)
    2. [coche] einsteigen
    [a barco, avión] an Board gehen
    3. [cuenta, importe] betragen
    5. [de categoría] aufsteigen
    ————————
    verbo transitivo
    1. [gen] besteigen
    2. [llevar arriba] hochbringen
    3. [incrementar] erhöhen
    4. MÚSICA [alzar] anheben
    5. [levantar - persianas] hochziehen ; [ - puerta de garaje] aufmachen
    ————————
    subirse verbo pronominal
    1. [gen] steigen auf (+A)
    2. [montar - acaballo] aufsitzen ; [ - a coche, tren, avion] einsteigen ; [ - a bicicleta] aufsteigen
    3. (familiar) [emborrachar] zu Kopf steigen
    4. [remangarse] hochziehen
    subir
    subir [su'βir]
    num1num (ascender: calle, cuesta) ansteigen; (humo) aufsteigen; (sol, pastel) aufgehen; (globo) hochsteigen; (río) ansteigen; subir a la cima zum Gipfel aufsteigen; subir a primera deporte in die erste Liga aufsteigen; la marea ha subido es ist Flut
    num2num (andando) hochgehen; (en ascensor) hochfahren; sube a por tus cosas geh hoch und hol deine Sachen
    num3num (aumentar) steigen [en um+acusativo]; la gasolina ha subido das Benzin ist teurer geworden
    num4num (montar: coche, metro) einsteigen [a in+acusativo]; (caballo, globo, bici) aufsteigen [a auf+acusativo]; (árbol) klettern [a auf+acusativo]
    num1num (precio) erhöhen; hacer subir los precios die Preise hochtreiben
    num2num (música) lauter stellen; (voz) erheben
    num3num (andando) hinauflaufen; (en coche) hinauffahren; (montaña) besteigen
    num4num (poner más alto: brazos) heben; (cortina, persiana) hochziehen; (cuello de abrigo) hochschlagen; (cabeza) hochhalten; (pesas) stemmen; subir a un niño en brazos ein Kind auf den Arm nehmen
    num5num (llevar) hinauftragen; subir al tercer piso in den dritten Stock hinauftragen
    num6num (pared) hochziehen
    subirse
    num1num (al tren, coche, a un globo) einsteigen [en in+acusativo]; (a una bici) aufsteigen [en auf+acusativo]; (a un árbol) klettern [a auf+acusativo]; (a una silla) steigen [a auf+acusativo]
    num2num (loc): se me ha subido el vino a la cabeza der Wein ist mir zu Kopf gestiegen; subirse a las barbas de alguien (familiar) jdm auf der Nase herumtanzen; se me han subido los colores a la cabeza ich bin schamrot geworden

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > subir

  • 12 Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología

    Ex. This article describes the nationwide preservation microfilming project being undertaken by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) through its Preservation Board, at the request of its 160 member institutions.
    * * *

    Ex: This article describes the nationwide preservation microfilming project being undertaken by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) through its Preservation Board, at the request of its 160 member institutions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología

  • 13 D

    f.
    d, letter d.
    * * *
    [de]
    SF (=letra) D, d
    * * *
    d femenino ( read as [de]) the letter D, d
    * * *
    ----
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * vitamina D = vitamin D.
    * * *
    d femenino ( read as [de]) the letter D, d
    * * *
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * vitamina D = vitamin D.
    * * *
    D, d
    ( read as /de/)
    B (= dama) (en ajedrez) Q, queen
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    D    
    D.
    D,
    d sustantivo femenino ( read as /de/) the letter D, d

    D, d f (letra) D, d

    'D' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acercarse
    - antes
    - antipasto
    - barrio
    - bien
    - catalogar
    - cobrar
    - D.
    - d. C
    - D.ª
    - dedo
    - desvincularse
    - dinamizar
    - disculparse
    - disipar
    - distrito
    - doña
    - embalarse
    - encuadrar
    - enterada
    - enterado
    - entremés
    - episodio
    - equipo
    - esquema
    - estimable
    - estimativa
    - estimativo
    - estribar
    - examinar
    - exhaustiva
    - exhaustivo
    - exigible
    - explorar
    - exportar
    - formulismo
    - golpe
    - intervenir
    - intromisión
    - jamás
    - lance
    - loca
    - loco
    - manicura
    - mejor
    - mullida
    - mullido
    - nota
    - ojo
    - pegar
    English:
    abide
    - abiding
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - above-board
    - abridged
    - abroad
    - absent-minded
    - absurd
    - accede
    - accepted
    - accident
    - accident-prone
    - accord
    - accordance
    - according
    - accordingly
    - accordion
    - acid
    - acknowledge
    - acknowledgement
    - acrid
    - ad
    - addicted
    - addiction
    - addictive
    - addition
    - additional
    - adjacent
    - adjoining
    - adjourn
    - adjust
    - adjustable
    - adjustment
    - ado
    - adopt
    - adopted
    - adoption
    - adore
    - adorn
    - adornment
    - adulterate
    - adulterer
    - adulteress
    - adultery
    - adulthood
    - advantage
    - advantageous
    - affected
    - affiliated
    * * *
    D
    1. (abrev de dama) [en notación de ajedrez] Q
    2. (abrev de domingo) Sun
    Da. (abrev de doña)
    [casada] ≈ Mrs; [soltera] ≈ Miss
    D, d [de] nf
    [letra] D, d
    * * *
    d nf
    : fourth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > D

  • 14 IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotecas)

    Ex. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Working Group on an International Authority System was established in 1978 with three broad terms of reference.
    ----
    * Consejo de la IFLA = IFLA's Council.
    * Junta Directiva de la IFLA = IFLA's Executive Board.
    * Junta Profesional de la IFLA = IFLA's Professional Board.

    Spanish-English dictionary > IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotecas)

  • 15 Irán

    1 Iran
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM Iran
    * * *
    masculino Iran
    * * *
    = Iran.
    Ex. At present there are four types of public libraries in Iran: public libraries, children's libraries, rural libraries, religious and mosque libraries.
    * * *
    masculino Iran
    * * *
    = Iran.

    Ex: At present there are four types of public libraries in Iran: public libraries, children's libraries, rural libraries, religious and mosque libraries.

    * * *
    Iran
    * * *

    Del verbo ir: ( conjugate ir)

    irán es:

    3ª persona plural (ellos/ellas/ustedes) futuro indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    Irán    
    ir
    Irán sustantivo masculino
    Iran
    ir ( conjugate ir) verbo intransitivo
    1
    a) (trasladarse, desplazarse) to go;


    iban a caballo/a pie they were on horseback/on foot;
    irán por mar to go by sea;
    ¡Fernando! — ¡voy! Fernando! — (just) coming! o I'll be right there!;
    el irán y venir de los invitados the coming and going of the guests;
    vamos a casa let's go home;
    ¿adónde va este tren? where's this train going (to)?;
    irán de compras/de caza to go shopping/hunting;
    ya vamos para allá we're on our way;
    ¿por dónde se va a …? how do you get to …?;
    irán por or (Esp) a por algo/algn to go to get sth/sb;
    voy (a) por pan I'm going to get some bread


    ya va al colegio she's already at school
    2 ( expresando propósito) irán a + inf:
    ¿has ido a verla? have you been to see her?;

    ve a ayudarla go and help her;
    ver tb irán v aux 1
    3 (al arrojar algo, arrojarse):
    tírame la llave — ¡allá va! throw me the key — here you are o there you go!;

    tírate del trampolín — ¡allá voy! jump off the board! — here I go/come!
    4 [ comentario]:

    eso va por ti también that goes for you too, and the same goes for you
    1 (+ compl) ( sin énfasis en el movimiento):

    ¿van cómodos? are you comfortable?;
    íbamos sentados we were sitting down;
    vas muy cargada you have a lot to carry;
    yo iba a la cabeza I was in the lead
    2 ( refiriéndose al atuendo):

    voy a irán de Drácula I'm going to go as Dracula;
    iba de verde she was dressed in green
    3 ( en calidad de) irán de algo to go (along) as sth;

    1 [camino/sendero] ( llevar) irán a algo to lead to sth, to go to sth
    2 (extenderse, abarcar):

    el período que va desde … hasta … the period from … to …
    1 (marchar, desarrollarse):
    ¿cómo va el nuevo trabajo? how's the new job going?;

    va de mal en peor it's going from bad to worse;
    ¿cómo te va? how's it going?, how are things? (colloq), what's up? (AmE colloq);
    ¿cómo les fue en Italia? how was Italy?, how did you get on in Italy?;
    me fue mal/bien en el examen I did badly/well in the exam;
    ¡que te vaya bien! all the best!, take care!;
    ¡que te vaya bien (en) el examen! good luck in the exam
    2 ( en competiciones):
    ¿cómo van? — 3-1 what's the score?3-1;

    voy ganando yo I'm ahead, I'm winning
    3 ( en el desarrollo de algo):
    ¿por dónde van en historia? where have you got (up) to in history?;

    ¿todavía vas por la página 20? are you still on page 20?
    4 ( estar en camino):
    ¡vamos para viejos! we're getting on o old!;

    va para los cincuenta she's going on fifty;
    ya va para dos años que … it's getting on for two years since …
    5 (sumar, hacer):

    con este van seis six, counting this one
    6 ( haber transcurrido): en lo que va del or (Esp) de año/mes so far this year/month
    1 ( deber colocarse) to go;
    ¿dónde van las toallas? where do the towels go?;

    ¡qué va! (fam): ¿has terminado? — ¡qué va! have you finished?you must be joking!;
    ¿se disgustó? — ¡qué va! did she get upset?not at all!;
    vamos a perder el avión — ¡qué va! we're going to miss the planeno way!
    2
    a) ( combinar) irán con algo to go with sth

    b) (sentar bien, convenir) (+ me/te/le etc):


    te iráná bien un descanso a rest will do you good
    3 (Méx) (tomar partido por, apoyar) iránle a algo/algn to support sth/sb;

    1
    vamos

    a) (expresando incredulidad, fastidio):

    ¡vamos! ¿eso quién se lo va a creer? come off it o come on! who do you think's going to believe that?

    b) (intentando tranquilizar, animar, dar prisa):

    vamos, mujer, dile algo go on, say something to him;

    ¡vamos, date prisa! come on, hurry up!
    c) (al aclarar, resumir):

    eso sería un disparate, vamos, digo yo that would be a stupid thing to do, well, that's what I think anyway;

    vamos, que no es una persona de fiar basically, he's not very trustworthy;
    es mejor que el otro, vamos it's better than the other one, anyway
    2
    vaya

    a) (expresando sorpresa, contrariedad):

    ¡vaya! ¡tú por aquí! what a surprise! what are you doing here?;

    ¡vaya! ¡se ha vuelto a caer! oh no o (colloq) damn! it's fallen over again!
    b) (Esp) ( para enfatizar):

    ¡vaya cochazo! what a car!

    irán v aux irán a + inf:
    1
    a) (para expresar tiempo futuro, propósito) to be going to + inf;


    va a hacer dos años que … it's getting on for two years since …
    b) (en propuestas, sugerencias):

    vamos a ver ¿cómo dices que te llamas? now then, what did you say your name was?;

    bueno, vamos a trabajar all right, let's get to work
    2 (al prevenir, hacer recomendaciones):

    cuidado, no te vayas a caer mind you don't fall (colloq);
    lleva el paraguas, no vaya a ser que llueva take the umbrella, in case it rains
    3 ( expresando un proceso paulatino):

    ya puedes irán haciéndote a la idea you'd better get used to the idea;
    la situación ha ido empeorando the situation has been getting worse and worse
    irse verbo pronominal
    1 ( marcharse) to leave;
    ¿por qué te vas tan temprano? why are you leaving o going so soon?;

    vámonos let's go;
    bueno, me voy right then, I'm taking off (AmE) o (BrE) I'm off;
    no te vayas don't go;
    vete a la cama go to bed;
    se fue de casa/de la empresa she left home/the company;
    vete de aquí get out of here;
    se han ido de viaje they're away, they've gone away
    2 (consumirse, gastarse):
    ¡cómo se va el dinero! I don't know where the money goes!;

    se me va medio sueldo en el alquiler half my salary goes on the rent
    3 ( desaparecer) [mancha/dolor] to go;


    (+ me/te/le etc)
    ¿se te ha ido el dolor de cabeza? has your headache gone?

    4 (salirse, escaparse) [líquido/gas] to escape;
    se le está yendo el aire al globo the balloon's losing air o going down

    5 (caerse, perder el equilibrio) (+ compl):
    iránse de boca/espaldas to fall flat on one's face/back;

    me iba para atrás I was falling backwards;
    frenó y nos fuimos todos para adelante he braked and we all went flying forwards
    Irán sustantivo masculino Iran
    ir
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 (dirigirse a un lugar) to go: ¡vamos!, let's go!
    voy a París, I'm going to Paris ➣ Ver nota en go
    2 (acudir regularmente) to go: va al colegio, he goes to school
    van a misa, they go to church
    3 (conducir a) to lead, go to: el sendero va a la mina, the path goes to the mine
    esta carretera va a Londres, this road leads to London
    4 (abarcar) to cover: la finca va desde la alambrada al camino, the estate extends from the wire fence to the path
    las lecciones que van desde la página 1 a la 53, the lessons on pages 1 to 53
    5 (guardarse habitualmente) va al lado de éste, it goes beside this one
    6 (mantener una posición) to be: va el primero, he's in first place
    7 (tener un estado de ánimo, una apariencia) to be: iba furioso/radiante, he was furious/radiant
    vas muy guapa, you look very smart o pretty
    8 (desenvolverse) ¿cómo te va?, how are things? o how are you doing?
    ¿cómo te va en el nuevo trabajo?, how are you getting on in your new job?
    9 (funcionar) to work (properly): el reloj no va, the clock doesn't go o work
    10 (sentar bien) to suit: ese corte de pelo no te va nada, that haircut doesn't suit you at all
    11 (combinar) to match, go: el rojo no va con el celeste, red doesn't go with pale blue
    12 (vestir) to wear
    ir con abrigo, to wear a coat
    ir de negro/de uniforme, to be dressed in black/in uniform
    la niña irá de enfermera, the little girl will dress up as a nurse
    13 fam (importar, concernir) to concern: eso va por ti también, and the same goes for you
    ni me va ni me viene, I don't care one way or the other
    14 (apostar) to bet: va un café a que no viene, I bet a coffee that he won't come
    15 (ir + de) fam (comportarse de cierto modo) to act
    ir de listo por la vida, to be a smart ass
    (tratar) to be about: ¿de qué va la película?, what's the film about?
    16 (ir + detrás de) to be looking for: hace tiempo que voy detrás de un facsímil de esa edición, I've been after a facsimile of that edition for a long time
    17 (ir + por) ir por la derecha, to keep (to the) right
    (ir a buscar) ve por agua, go and fetch some water
    (haber llegado) voy por la página noventa, I've got as far as page ninety
    18 (ir + para) (tener casi, estar cercano a) va para los cuarenta, she's getting on for forty
    ya voy para viejo, I'm getting old
    (encaminarse a) iba para ingeniero, she was studying to be an engineer
    este niño va para médico, this boy's going to become a doctor
    II verbo auxiliar
    1 (ir + gerundio) va mejorando, he's improving
    ir caminando, to go on foot
    2 (ir + pp) ya van estrenadas tres películas de Almodóvar, three films by Almodovar have already been released
    3 ( ir a + infinitivo) iba a decir que, I was going to say that
    va a esquiar, she goes skiing
    va a nevar, it's going to snow
    vas a caerte, you'll fall
    ♦ Locuciones: a eso iba, I was coming to that
    ¡ahí va!, catch!
    en lo que va de año, so far this year
    ¡qué va!, of course not! o nothing of the sort!
    ¡vamos a ver!, let's see!
    van a lo suyo, they look after their own interests
    ¡vaya!, fancy that
    ¡vaya cochazo!, what a car!
    ir a parar, to end up
    ' Irán' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:

    English:
    Iran
    * * *
    Irán nm
    * * *
    m Iran

    Spanish-English dictionary > Irán

  • 16 Junta Directiva de la IFLA

    Ex. IFLA's Executive Board has full powers of administration and management and consists of an elected President and seven elected members, with the Chairperson of the Professional Board serving as an 'ex officio' member.
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    Ex: IFLA's Executive Board has full powers of administration and management and consists of an elected President and seven elected members, with the Chairperson of the Professional Board serving as an 'ex officio' member.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Junta Directiva de la IFLA

  • 17 Junta Profesional de la IFLA

    Ex. IFLA's Professional Board deals with coordinating and planning professional activities and consists of the Chariperson from each of the eight Divisions, plus a Chairperson elected from the outgoing Professional Board by the incoming Professional Board members.
    * * *

    Ex: IFLA's Professional Board deals with coordinating and planning professional activities and consists of the Chariperson from each of the eight Divisions, plus a Chairperson elected from the outgoing Professional Board by the incoming Professional Board members.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Junta Profesional de la IFLA

  • 18 a

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

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

    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

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

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

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


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


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


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

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

    c) al + inf:


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



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

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

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

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

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


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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 19 a bordo

    adv.
    aboard, on board ship, on board, on shipboard.
    intj.
    all aboard.
    * * *
    on board
    * * *
    = aboard, on board ship
    Ex. 'All aboard the orientation express' is a programme to introduce children to the services provided by the library and teach them to use the microfiche catalogue.
    Ex. Life on board ship is not easy for anyone, least of all for a small child, who is deprived of nursery and toys at one fell swoop.
    * * *
    = aboard, on board ship

    Ex: 'All aboard the orientation express' is a programme to introduce children to the services provided by the library and teach them to use the microfiche catalogue.

    Ex: Life on board ship is not easy for anyone, least of all for a small child, who is deprived of nursery and toys at one fell swoop.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a bordo

  • 20 a bordo de un barco

    = shipboard, on board ship
    Ex. This system will enable the medical personnel at a remote site to contact a physician at a diagnostic centre (ashore or shipboard) and transmit a visual and auditory presentation of the medical data needed for diagnosis.
    Ex. Life on board ship is not easy for anyone, least of all for a small child, who is deprived of nursery and toys at one fell swoop.
    * * *
    = shipboard, on board ship

    Ex: This system will enable the medical personnel at a remote site to contact a physician at a diagnostic centre (ashore or shipboard) and transmit a visual and auditory presentation of the medical data needed for diagnosis.

    Ex: Life on board ship is not easy for anyone, least of all for a small child, who is deprived of nursery and toys at one fell swoop.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a bordo de un barco

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