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  • 1 contenido intelectual

    Ex. But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
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    Ex: But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.

    Spanish-English dictionary > contenido intelectual

  • 2 detective

    f. & m.
    detective.
    detective privado private detective
    * * *
    1 detective
    \
    detective privado,-a private detective, private eye
    * * *
    noun mf.
    * * *

    detective privado/a — private detective

    * * *
    masculino y femenino detective
    * * *
    = detective, sleuth, sleuthhound.
    Ex. But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    Ex. Anybody familiar with their political relationships is familiar with the fact that journalists and diplomats are followed by sleuths.
    Ex. He was a dauntless adventurer, a sleuthhound, a research scholar of exceptional acuity.
    ----
    * agencia de detectives = detective agency.
    * como un detective = detectivelike, sleuthlike.
    * detective de homicidios = homicide detective.
    * detective privado = private eye, private detective, private detective.
    * historia de detectives = detective story.
    * labor de detective = sleuthing.
    * trabajo de detective = sleuthing.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino detective
    * * *
    = detective, sleuth, sleuthhound.

    Ex: But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.

    Ex: Anybody familiar with their political relationships is familiar with the fact that journalists and diplomats are followed by sleuths.
    Ex: He was a dauntless adventurer, a sleuthhound, a research scholar of exceptional acuity.
    * agencia de detectives = detective agency.
    * como un detective = detectivelike, sleuthlike.
    * detective de homicidios = homicide detective.
    * detective privado = private eye, private detective, private detective.
    * historia de detectives = detective story.
    * labor de detective = sleuthing.
    * trabajo de detective = sleuthing.

    * * *
    detective
    Compuesto:
    private detective
    * * *

    detective sustantivo masculino y femenino
    detective
    detective mf detective
    detective privado, private detective o fam eye
    ' detective' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    afición
    - investigador
    - investigadora
    - policiaca
    - policíaca
    - policiaco
    - policíaco
    - sabueso
    - novela
    - tira
    - vigilante
    English:
    detective
    - detective story
    - grill
    - private
    - red
    * * *
    detective
    detective privado private detective
    * * *
    m/f detective
    * * *
    : detective
    * * *
    detective n detective

    Spanish-English dictionary > detective

  • 3 extraviado

    adj.
    1 lost, missing, stray, astray.
    2 lost, mislaid, misplaced.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: extraviar.
    * * *
    1→ link=extraviar extraviar
    1 (disoluto) dissolute
    2 (perdido - persona, objeto) missing, lost; (- perro, niño) stray
    3 (lugar) out-of-the-way
    4 (vista) vacant
    * * *
    ADJ [persona, objeto] lost, missing; [animal] lost, stray
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <objeto/niño> lost, missing

    con la mirada extraviadawith a lost o faraway look in her eyes

    b) (Med)

    tiene un ojo extraviado — he has a cast in one eye, he has a squint

    * * *
    = missing, mislaid.
    Nota: Pasado y participio del verbo mislay (perder).
    Ex. As you read each frame, cover the area below each frame and attempt to supply the missing word.
    Ex. But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <objeto/niño> lost, missing

    con la mirada extraviadawith a lost o faraway look in her eyes

    b) (Med)

    tiene un ojo extraviado — he has a cast in one eye, he has a squint

    * * *
    = missing, mislaid.
    Nota: Pasado y participio del verbo mislay (perder).

    Ex: As you read each frame, cover the area below each frame and attempt to supply the missing word.

    Ex: But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.

    * * *
    1 (perdido) ‹objeto/niño› lost, missing
    con la mirada extraviada with a lost o faraway look in her eyes
    2 ( Med):
    tiene un ojo extraviado he has a cast in one eye o a squint
    * * *

    Del verbo extraviar: ( conjugate extraviar)

    extraviado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    extraviado    
    extraviar
    extraviado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹objeto/niño lost, missing;


    perro/gato stray
    extraviar ( conjugate extraviar) verbo transitivo (frml) to mislay (frml), to lose
    extraviarse verbo pronominal (frml) [persona/animal] to get lost;
    [ documento] to go missing
    extraviado,-a adjetivo lost
    extraviar verbo transitivo to lose
    ' extraviado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    extraviada
    English:
    misplaced
    - transit
    * * *
    extraviado, -a adj
    1. [perdido] [persona, objeto] lost, missing;
    [animal] stray, lost;
    tenía la mirada extraviada she was staring into space
    2. Fig [descarriado] debauched
    * * *
    adj
    1 lugar out of the way
    2 perro lost, stray
    * * *
    1. (persona, objeto) lost / missing
    2. (animal) stray

    Spanish-English dictionary > extraviado

  • 4 insignificante

    adj.
    insignificant.
    f. & m.
    insignificant person.
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    1 insignificant
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    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ [asunto, cantidad, detalle, accidente] insignificant, trivial; [persona] insignificant
    * * *
    adjetivo <asunto/detalle/suma> insignificant, trivial, trifling (before n); <objeto/regalo> small; < persona> insignificant
    * * *
    = insignificant, petty [pettier -comp., pettiest -sup.], trivial, two-bit, menial, trifling, of no consequence, a bit of a fluff, fluff, light hearted [light-hearted/lighhearted], paltry [paltrier -comp., paltriest -sup.], measly [measlier -comp., measliest -sup.].
    Ex. Most commercial abstracting services rely upon the refereeing procedure applied to the original document in order to eliminate insignificant and inaccurate submissions.
    Ex. It may seem petty to distinguish between the plural and singular form, and therefore unnecessary to include both forms in the index.
    Ex. A further problem is the fact that place names may appear in a trivial context.
    Ex. When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex. The librarians too often fall prey to laziness by refusing to perform less academic and more menial tasks = Con demasiada frecuencia los bibliotecas son víctimas de la pereza negándose a realizar tareas más insignificantes y menos académicas.
    Ex. But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    Ex. Don't waste your time on this mean-spirited little film of no consequence.
    Ex. A bit of a fluff episode, but it shows just how naive these boys can be.
    Ex. Drama is, bottom line, seen as a fluff subject by many people.
    Ex. Properly read, live literature -- even the quietest or most light-hearted -- may be disturbing, may subvert our view of life.
    Ex. And there is no guarantee that any of the paltry sums of extra money available will actually benefit the workers in the recipient countries.
    Ex. Despite the Bank of England's base rate having risen by a full percentage point, the average savings rate is still ' measly'.
    ----
    * algo insignificante = just a little dot.
    * asunto insignificante = matter of no consequence.
    * cuestión insignificante = matter of no consequence.
    * hacer que Algo sea insignificante = make + Nombre + pale by comparison.
    * ser insignificante = pale into + insignificance, stick + Algo + on a pin-point, be of no consequence.
    * ser insignificante de = be slight in.
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    adjetivo <asunto/detalle/suma> insignificant, trivial, trifling (before n); <objeto/regalo> small; < persona> insignificant
    * * *
    = insignificant, petty [pettier -comp., pettiest -sup.], trivial, two-bit, menial, trifling, of no consequence, a bit of a fluff, fluff, light hearted [light-hearted/lighhearted], paltry [paltrier -comp., paltriest -sup.], measly [measlier -comp., measliest -sup.].

    Ex: Most commercial abstracting services rely upon the refereeing procedure applied to the original document in order to eliminate insignificant and inaccurate submissions.

    Ex: It may seem petty to distinguish between the plural and singular form, and therefore unnecessary to include both forms in the index.
    Ex: A further problem is the fact that place names may appear in a trivial context.
    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: The librarians too often fall prey to laziness by refusing to perform less academic and more menial tasks = Con demasiada frecuencia los bibliotecas son víctimas de la pereza negándose a realizar tareas más insignificantes y menos académicas.
    Ex: But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    Ex: Don't waste your time on this mean-spirited little film of no consequence.
    Ex: A bit of a fluff episode, but it shows just how naive these boys can be.
    Ex: Drama is, bottom line, seen as a fluff subject by many people.
    Ex: Properly read, live literature -- even the quietest or most light-hearted -- may be disturbing, may subvert our view of life.
    Ex: And there is no guarantee that any of the paltry sums of extra money available will actually benefit the workers in the recipient countries.
    Ex: Despite the Bank of England's base rate having risen by a full percentage point, the average savings rate is still ' measly'.
    * algo insignificante = just a little dot.
    * asunto insignificante = matter of no consequence.
    * cuestión insignificante = matter of no consequence.
    * hacer que Algo sea insignificante = make + Nombre + pale by comparison.
    * ser insignificante = pale into + insignificance, stick + Algo + on a pin-point, be of no consequence.
    * ser insignificante de = be slight in.

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    ‹asunto/detalle/suma› insignificant, trivial, trifling ( before n); ‹objeto/regalo› small; ‹persona› insignificant
    * * *

    insignificante adjetivo ‹asunto/detalle/suma insignificant, trivial;
    objeto/regalo small;
    persona insignificant
    insignificante adjetivo insignificant
    ' insignificante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    testimonial
    - triste
    - chorrada
    - inapreciable
    - menudencia
    - mínimo
    - miseria
    - pavada
    - tontería
    English:
    fluff
    - insignificant
    - light
    - minute
    - negligible
    - petty
    - pipsqueak
    - small
    - trifling
    - nonentity
    - trivial
    * * *
    insignificant
    * * *
    adj insignificant
    * * *
    : insignificant
    * * *
    insignificante adj insignificant

    Spanish-English dictionary > insignificante

  • 5 nimio

    adj.
    insignificant, minute, trivial, petty.
    * * *
    1 insignificant, trivial
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=insignificante) insignificant, trivial
    2) [persona] (=minucioso) meticulous; pey fussy (about details); (=prolijo) long-winded
    3) (=excesivo) excessive (en in)
    * * *
    - mia adjetivo trivial, petty
    * * *
    = fussy [fussier -comp., fussiest -sup.], trivial, inconsiderable, nugatory, menial, trifling.
    Ex. Some considered the rules over-complicated and fussy, whereas others were of the opinion that more detail was required.
    Ex. A further problem is the fact that place names may appear in a trivial context.
    Ex. A few minutes spent with the corrections and additions to the Dictionary of National Biography will reveal that although some changes seem very small and inconsiderable, others have major repercussions.
    Ex. Without intellectual curiosity this approach is liable to result in the sterile application of standardised methods and produce nugatory results.
    Ex. The librarians too often fall prey to laziness by refusing to perform less academic and more menial tasks = Con demasiada frecuencia los bibliotecas son víctimas de la pereza negándose a realizar tareas más insignificantes y menos académicas.
    Ex. But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    * * *
    - mia adjetivo trivial, petty
    * * *
    = fussy [fussier -comp., fussiest -sup.], trivial, inconsiderable, nugatory, menial, trifling.

    Ex: Some considered the rules over-complicated and fussy, whereas others were of the opinion that more detail was required.

    Ex: A further problem is the fact that place names may appear in a trivial context.
    Ex: A few minutes spent with the corrections and additions to the Dictionary of National Biography will reveal that although some changes seem very small and inconsiderable, others have major repercussions.
    Ex: Without intellectual curiosity this approach is liable to result in the sterile application of standardised methods and produce nugatory results.
    Ex: The librarians too often fall prey to laziness by refusing to perform less academic and more menial tasks = Con demasiada frecuencia los bibliotecas son víctimas de la pereza negándose a realizar tareas más insignificantes y menos académicas.
    Ex: But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.

    * * *
    trivial, petty
    * * *

    nimio
    ◊ - mia adjetivo

    trivial, petty

    ' nimio' also found in these entries:
    English:
    insignificant
    - petty
    - trivial
    * * *
    nimio, -a adj
    insignificant, trivial
    * * *
    adj trivial
    * * *
    nimio, - mia adj
    insignificante: insignificant, trivial

    Spanish-English dictionary > nimio

  • 6 perdido1

    = misplaced, mislaid, strayed, stray, missing, off course.
    Ex. A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex. But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    Ex. Many libraries have had fine free days or weeks in an effort to entice strayed material back.
    Ex. If the machine is in constant use the selenium drum may not be cleaned sufficiently and stray particles of carbon will appear as minute black spots on the copies.
    Ex. As you read each frame, cover the area below each frame and attempt to supply the missing word.
    Ex. Russia has launched an investigation into why a manned space capsule returned to earth hundreds of miles off course.
    ----
    * andar perdido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
    * batalla perdida = losing battle.
    * causa perdida = lost cause, losing battle.
    * causar pérdidas = cause + losses.
    * con la mirada perdida = gaze into + space.
    * continente perdido = lost continent.
    * dar por perdido = be past praying for, write off.
    * de perdíos al río = in for a penny, in for a pound.
    * eslabón perdido = missing link.
    * estar perdido = be out of + Posesivo + league, be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head, be all at sea.
    * llamada perdida = missed call.
    * luchar por una causa perdida = fight + a losing battle.
    * objetos perdidos = lost property, lost and found, lost property.
    * perdido de rumbo = off course.
    * perdido hace tiempo = long-lost.
    * perdido para siempre = irretrievably lost.
    * recuperar el tiempo perdido = make up for + lost time.
    * sentirse perdido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head, feel at + sea, be all at sea.
    * tener la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * tierras perdidas = lost lands.
    * totalmente perdido = babe in the wood.
    * una causa perdida = a dead dog.
    * un caso perdido = a dead dog.
    * un poco perdido = a bit at sea.

    Spanish-English dictionary > perdido1

  • 7 sin importancia

    adj.
    unimportant, inconsequential, small, immaterial.
    * * *
    unimportant
    * * *
    = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence
    Ex. Microforms are obviously very compact, and the microforms themselves occupy negligible space.
    Ex. The maintenance of orderly shelf arrangement is often considered an unimportant chore.
    Ex. But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    Ex. Coblans shows in his paper that the 'information explosion' is largely immaterial anyway due to the sheer irrelevance of much published literature.
    Ex. Don't waste your time on this mean-spirited little film of no consequence.
    * * *
    = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence

    Ex: Microforms are obviously very compact, and the microforms themselves occupy negligible space.

    Ex: The maintenance of orderly shelf arrangement is often considered an unimportant chore.
    Ex: But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    Ex: Coblans shows in his paper that the 'information explosion' is largely immaterial anyway due to the sheer irrelevance of much published literature.
    Ex: Don't waste your time on this mean-spirited little film of no consequence.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin importancia

  • 8 perdido

    adj.
    1 lost, missing, mislaid.
    2 lost.
    3 lost, confused.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: perder.
    * * *
    1→ link=perder perder
    3 (bala) stray
    4 (aislado) isolated, cut-off
    5 familiar (como enfatizador) complete, utter, total
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (person) degenerate
    \
    estar perdido,-a (extraviado) to be lost 2 (no tener salida) to have had it, be for it
    ponerse perdido,-a familiar to get filthy, get dirty
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    (f. - perdida)
    adj.
    1) lost
    * * *
    perdido, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=extraviado) lost; [bala] stray
    rato 3), bala 1., 1)
    2) (=aislado) remote, isolated

    un pueblo perdido en las montañasa remote o isolated village in the mountains

    3) (=sin remedio)

    ¡estamos perdidos! — we're done for!

    4) (=enamorado)

    estar perdido por algnto be mad o crazy about sb

    5) * (=sucio)

    ponerlo todo perdido de barro — to get everything covered in mud, get mud everywhere

    6) LAm (=vago) idle; (=pobre) down and out
    2.
    SM / F libertine
    perdida
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    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) [estar]
    a) <objeto/persona> lost

    de perdido — (Méx fam) at least

    b) (confundido, desorientado) lost, confused
    c) <bala/perro> stray (before n)
    2) [estar] ( en un apuro)

    si se enteran, estás perdido — if they find out, you've had it o you're done for (colloq)

    3) ( aislado) < lugar> remote, isolated; < momento> idle, spare
    4)
    a) < idiota> complete and utter (before n), total (before n); < loco> raving (before n); < borracho> out and out (before n)
    b) (como adv) ( totalmente) completely, totally
    5) (Esp fam) ( sucio) filthy

    ponerse perdido DE algode aceite/barro to get covered with something

    II
    - da masculino, femenino degenerate
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) [estar]
    a) <objeto/persona> lost

    de perdido — (Méx fam) at least

    b) (confundido, desorientado) lost, confused
    c) <bala/perro> stray (before n)
    2) [estar] ( en un apuro)

    si se enteran, estás perdido — if they find out, you've had it o you're done for (colloq)

    3) ( aislado) < lugar> remote, isolated; < momento> idle, spare
    4)
    a) < idiota> complete and utter (before n), total (before n); < loco> raving (before n); < borracho> out and out (before n)
    b) (como adv) ( totalmente) completely, totally
    5) (Esp fam) ( sucio) filthy

    ponerse perdido DE algode aceite/barro to get covered with something

    II
    - da masculino, femenino degenerate
    * * *
    perdido1
    = misplaced, mislaid, strayed, stray, missing, off course.

    Ex: A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.

    Ex: But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    Ex: Many libraries have had fine free days or weeks in an effort to entice strayed material back.
    Ex: If the machine is in constant use the selenium drum may not be cleaned sufficiently and stray particles of carbon will appear as minute black spots on the copies.
    Ex: As you read each frame, cover the area below each frame and attempt to supply the missing word.
    Ex: Russia has launched an investigation into why a manned space capsule returned to earth hundreds of miles off course.
    * andar perdido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
    * batalla perdida = losing battle.
    * causa perdida = lost cause, losing battle.
    * causar pérdidas = cause + losses.
    * con la mirada perdida = gaze into + space.
    * continente perdido = lost continent.
    * dar por perdido = be past praying for, write off.
    * de perdíos al río = in for a penny, in for a pound.
    * eslabón perdido = missing link.
    * estar perdido = be out of + Posesivo + league, be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head, be all at sea.
    * llamada perdida = missed call.
    * luchar por una causa perdida = fight + a losing battle.
    * objetos perdidos = lost property, lost and found, lost property.
    * perdido de rumbo = off course.
    * perdido hace tiempo = long-lost.
    * perdido para siempre = irretrievably lost.
    * recuperar el tiempo perdido = make up for + lost time.
    * sentirse perdido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head, feel at + sea, be all at sea.
    * tener la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * tierras perdidas = lost lands.
    * totalmente perdido = babe in the wood.
    * una causa perdida = a dead dog.
    * un caso perdido = a dead dog.
    * un poco perdido = a bit at sea.

    perdido2

    Ex: She is a certified TV-addict -- you simply cannot talk to her when she's glued to the box.

    * bala perdida = loose cannon.
    * caso perdido = basket case.
    * chalado perdido = as daft as a brush, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * loco perdido = stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic.
    * tonto perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, knucklehead.

    * * *
    perdido1 -da
    A [ ESTAR]
    1 ‹objeto/persona› (extraviado) lost
    me di cuenta de que estaban perdidos I realized that they were lost
    dar algo por perdido to give sth up for lost
    de perdido ( Méx fam); at least
    2 (confundido, desorientado) at a loss
    anda perdido desde que se fueron sus amigos he's been at a loss since his friends left
    no me han explicado cómo hacerlo y estoy totalmente perdido they haven't explained how to do it and I'm completely lost o I'm at a complete loss
    3 ‹bala/perro› stray ( before n)
    B [ ESTAR]
    (en un apuro): ¿pero no trajiste dinero tú? pues estamos perdidos but didn't you bring any money? we've had it then o ( BrE) that's torn it ( colloq)
    si se entera tu padre, estás perdido if your father finds out, you've had it o you're done for ( colloq)
    C (aislado) ‹lugar› remote, isolated; ‹momento› idle, spare
    en una isla perdida del Pacífico on a remote island in the Pacific
    en algún lugar perdido del mundo in some far-flung o faraway corner of the world
    D
    1 ‹idiota› complete and utter ( before n), total ( before n); ‹loco› raving ( before n)
    es un borracho perdido he's an out and out o a total drunkard, he's an inveterate drinker
    2 ( como adv) (totalmente) completely, totally
    llegó borracho perdido he was blind drunk o totally drunk when he arrived
    está lelo perdido por ella he's absolutely crazy about her ( colloq)
    E ( Esp fam) (sucio) filthy perdido DE algo:
    te has puesto el traje perdido de aceite you've got oil all over your suit
    estoy perdido de tinta I'm covered in ink
    perdido2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    degenerate
    * * *

     

    Del verbo perder: ( conjugate perder)

    perdido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    perder    
    perdido
    perder ( conjugate perder) verbo transitivo
    1 ( en general) to lose;

    quiere perdido peso he wants to lose weight;
    con preguntar no se pierde nada we've/you've nothing to lose by asking;
    perdido la vida to lose one's life, to perish;
    See also→ cabeza 1 e, vista 2 3;
    yo no pierdo las esperanzas I'm not giving up hope;
    perdido la práctica to get out of practice;
    perdido el equilibrio to lose one's balance;
    perdido el conocimiento to lose consciousness, to pass out;
    perdido el ritmo (Mús) to lose the beat;

    ( en trabajo) to get out of the rhythm
    2
    a)autobús/tren/avión to miss

    b)ocasión/oportunidad to miss;


    c) tiempo to waste;

    ¡no me hagas perdido (el) tiempo! don't waste my time!;

    no hay tiempo que perdido there's no time to lose
    3
    a)guerra/pleito/partido to lose

    b)curso/año to fail;

    examen› (Ur) to fail
    4agua/aceite/aire to lose
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( ser derrotado) to lose;

    no sabes perdido you're a bad loser;
    llevar las de perdido to be onto a loser;
    la que sale perdiendo soy yo I'm the one who loses out o comes off worst
    2 [cafetera/tanque] to leak
    3
    echar(se) a perder ver echar I 1a, echarse 1a

    perderse verbo pronominal
    1 [persona/objeto] to get lost;

    se le perdió el dinero he's lost the money;
    cuando se ponen a hablar rápido me pierdo when they start talking quickly I get lost
    2fiesta/película/espectáculo to miss
    perdido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1 [estar]
    a)objeto/persona lost;


    de perdido (Méx fam) at least
    b) (confundido, desorientado) lost, confused

    c)bala/perro stray ( before n)

    2 [estar] ( en un apuro):
    si se enteran, estás perdido if they find out, you've had it o you're done for (colloq)

    3 ( aislado) ‹ lugar remote, isolated;
    momento idle, spare
    4 idiota complete and utter ( before n), total ( before n);
    loco raving ( before n);
    borracho out and out ( before n)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    degenerate
    perder
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (un objeto) to lose
    2 (un medio de transporte) to miss
    3 (el tiempo) to waste
    4 (oportunidad) to miss ➣ Ver nota en miss
    5 (cualidad, costumbre, sentido) to lose: tienes que perder tus miedos, you have to overcome your fears
    6 (agua, aceite) to leak
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (disminuir una cualidad) to lose
    2 (estropear) to ruin, go off
    3 (en una competición, batalla) to lose
    ♦ Locuciones: echar (algo) a perder, to spoil (sthg)
    llevar las de perder, to be onto a loser
    perdido,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 lost
    2 (desorientado) confused
    3 (perro, bala) stray
    II adv fam (totalmente, rematadamente) es tonto perdido, he's completely stupid
    III mf (libertino) degenerate, vicious
    ♦ Locuciones: ponerse perdido, to get dirty
    ' perdido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aparecer
    - caso
    - dar
    - estimable
    - fondo
    - lustre
    - manual
    - motricidad
    - nitidez
    - norte
    - paladar
    - perdida
    - pertenencia
    - pista
    - principio
    - punto
    - resguardo
    - tiempo
    - vivienda
    - caber
    - recuperar
    English:
    ad-lib
    - catch up
    - discover
    - gap-toothed
    - give up
    - habit
    - lost
    - majority
    - make up
    - mislay
    - miss
    - missing
    - mud
    - raving
    - recover
    - row
    - stray
    - thread
    - appear
    - but
    - by
    - dated
    - despair
    - downmarket
    - get
    - have
    - hopelessly
    - long
    - misspent
    - sunk
    - waste
    - write
    * * *
    perdido, -a
    adj
    1. [extraviado] lost;
    lo podemos dar por perdido it is as good as lost;
    estaba perdido en sus pensamientos he was lost in thought;
    Esp Fam Hum
    2. [animal, bala] stray
    3. [tiempo] wasted;
    [ocasión] missed
    4. [remoto] remote, isolated;
    un pueblo perdido a remote o isolated village
    5. [acabado] done for;
    ¡estamos perdidos! we're done for!, we've had it!;
    ¡de perdidos, al río! in for a penny, in for a pound
    6. Fam [de remate] complete;
    es idiota perdido he's a complete idiot;
    es una esquizofrénica perdida she's a complete schizophrenic
    7. Esp Fam [sucio] filthy;
    se puso perdida de pintura she got herself covered in paint;
    lo dejaron todo perdido de barro they left it covered in mud
    8. [enamorado]
    estar perdido por to be madly in love with
    9. Méx Fam
    de perdida [al menos] at least
    nm,f
    reprobate
    * * *
    adj lost;
    ponerse perdido get filthy;
    estar perdido fam be crazy ( por about) fam, be madly in love ( por with) fam ;
    loco perdido absolutely crazy
    * * *
    perdido, -da adj
    1) : lost
    2) : inveterate, incorrigible
    es un caso perdido: he's a hopeless case
    3) : in trouble, done for
    4)
    de perdido Mex fam : at least
    * * *
    perdido adj
    1. (en general) lost
    2. (animal) stray

    Spanish-English dictionary > perdido

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