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futility

  • 1 conducir

    v.
    1 to drive.
    Batista condujo a Ricardo al gimnasio Batista drove Richard to the gym.
    María conduce por la noche Mary drives at night.
    2 to manage, to run (dirigir) (empresa).
    3 to lead (person).
    María conduce una vida loca Mary leads a crazy life.
    4 to conduct (por tubería, cable) (calor).
    María conduce la conferencia Mary conducts the conference.
    El maestro condujo la orquesta local The maestro conducted the local...
    5 to guide, to usher, to walk.
    María condujo a Silvia al cuarto Mary guided Silvia to the room.
    6 to conduce.
    La soledad conduce a la tristeza Loneliness conduces to sadness.
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    (c changes to zc before a and o; the Preterite is irregular)
    Present Indicative
    conduzco, conduces, conduce, conducimos, conducís, conducen.
    Past Indicative
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperfect Subjunctive
    Future Subjunctive
    Imperative
    conduce (tú), conduzca (él/Vd.), conduzcamos (nos.), conducid (vos.), conduzcan (ellos/Vds.).
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    verb
    3) lead
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    1. VT
    1) (Aut) to drive
    2) (=llevar) to take, lead
    3) [+ electricidad, calor] to conduct; [+ agua, gas] to convey
    4) frm (=estar a cargo de) [+ negocio, empresa] to manage; [+ equipo] to lead; [+ debate] to chair, lead
    5) (TV, Radio) to present
    2. VI
    1) (Aut) to drive

    ¿sabes conducir? — can you drive?, do you know how to drive?

    si bebes, no conduzcas — don't drink and drive

    2) (=llevar)

    esta carretera conduce al aeropuerto — this road leads to the airport, this road takes you to the airport

    ¿esa actitud a qué conduce? — where will that attitude get you?

    esto no nos conduce a ninguna parte o a nada — this is getting us nowhere

    3.
    See:
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    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( llevar)

    conducir a algocamino/sendero to lead to something

    esa actitud no conduce a nada or ninguna parte — that attitude won't achieve anything o (colloq) won't get us anywhere

    2) (esp Esp) (Auto) to drive

    ¿sabes conducir? — can o do you drive?

    2.
    1)
    a) (guiar, dirigir) to lead
    b) (AmL) < programa> to host, present; < debate> to chair
    2) (esp Esp) < vehículo> to drive
    3) <electricidad/calor> to conduct
    3.
    conducirse v pron to behave, conduct oneself (frml)
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    = lead, steer, drive, engage, lead + Pronombre + down the road to, shepherd, drive along.
    Ex. A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.
    Ex. They decided that they had to set up information and referral services to steer people to the correct agency.
    Ex. Tomás Hernández drove cautiously in the torrential rain, trying not to swerve on the slick pavement of the turnpike.
    Ex. And literature is part of that essential human behavior; it engages us in pre-enactments and re-enactments.
    Ex. The catalog's deterioration is leading us down the road to lesser quality library service.
    Ex. He showed the ability of a single mind to shepherd cultural ventures.
    Ex. A motorist who drove along 20ft of a railway line told police officers his sat nav had directed him to turn on to the track.
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    * academia de conducir = driving school.
    * carnet de conducir = driving licence, driver's licence, driving permit.
    * carnet de conducir internacional = international driving permit, international driving licence.
    * conducir a = lead up to.
    * conducir a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * conducir bajo la influencia del alcohol = drive while under + the influence of alcohol.
    * conducir demasiado cerca de otro = tailgate.
    * conducir + Ganado = herd.
    * conducir o andar con cuidado debido a la dificultad existente = navigate.
    * conducir Personas como si fueran ganado = herd.
    * conducir por medio de tubos = duct.
    * conducir una barca con una pértiga = pole.
    * examen de conducir = road test.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * permiso de conducir = driving licence, driver's licence, driving permit.
    * permiso de conducir internacional = international driving permit, international driving licence.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
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    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( llevar)

    conducir a algocamino/sendero to lead to something

    esa actitud no conduce a nada or ninguna parte — that attitude won't achieve anything o (colloq) won't get us anywhere

    2) (esp Esp) (Auto) to drive

    ¿sabes conducir? — can o do you drive?

    2.
    1)
    a) (guiar, dirigir) to lead
    b) (AmL) < programa> to host, present; < debate> to chair
    2) (esp Esp) < vehículo> to drive
    3) <electricidad/calor> to conduct
    3.
    conducirse v pron to behave, conduct oneself (frml)
    * * *
    = lead, steer, drive, engage, lead + Pronombre + down the road to, shepherd, drive along.

    Ex: A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.

    Ex: They decided that they had to set up information and referral services to steer people to the correct agency.
    Ex: Tomás Hernández drove cautiously in the torrential rain, trying not to swerve on the slick pavement of the turnpike.
    Ex: And literature is part of that essential human behavior; it engages us in pre-enactments and re-enactments.
    Ex: The catalog's deterioration is leading us down the road to lesser quality library service.
    Ex: He showed the ability of a single mind to shepherd cultural ventures.
    Ex: A motorist who drove along 20ft of a railway line told police officers his sat nav had directed him to turn on to the track.
    * academia de conducir = driving school.
    * carnet de conducir = driving licence, driver's licence, driving permit.
    * carnet de conducir internacional = international driving permit, international driving licence.
    * conducir a = lead up to.
    * conducir a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * conducir bajo la influencia del alcohol = drive while under + the influence of alcohol.
    * conducir demasiado cerca de otro = tailgate.
    * conducir + Ganado = herd.
    * conducir o andar con cuidado debido a la dificultad existente = navigate.
    * conducir Personas como si fueran ganado = herd.
    * conducir por medio de tubos = duct.
    * conducir una barca con una pértiga = pole.
    * examen de conducir = road test.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * permiso de conducir = driving licence, driver's licence, driving permit.
    * permiso de conducir internacional = international driving permit, international driving licence.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.

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    conducir [I6 ]
    vi
    A (llevar) conducir A algo to lead TO sth
    este sendero conduce a la playa this path leads to the beach
    puede conducir a error it can lead to mistakes
    esa actitud no conduce a ninguna parte or nada that attitude won't achieve anything o ( colloq) won't get us anywhere
    B ( esp Esp) ( Auto) to drive
    ¿sabes conducir? can o do you drive?
    ■ conducir
    vt
    A
    1 (guiar, dirigir) to lead conducir a algn A algo to lead sb TO sth
    nos condujo al lugar donde se escondía la banda he led us to the gang's hiding place
    fue elegido para conducir los destinos de la nación he was chosen to steer the nation's destiny
    condujo la lucha armada contra la dictadura he led the armed struggle against the dictatorship
    2 ( frml); ‹cadáver› to bear ( frml), to take
    el cadáver será conducido al cementerio a las diez the body will be taken to the cemetery at 10 o'clock
    3 ( AmL) ‹programa› to host, present; ‹debate› to chair
    B ( esp Esp) ‹vehículo› to drive
    C
    1 ‹electricidad/calor› to conduct
    2 ‹agua› to carry, take
    to behave, conduct oneself ( frml)
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    conducir ( conjugate conducir) verbo intransitivo
    a) ( llevar) conducir a algo [camino/sendero] to lead to sth;

    esa actitud no conduce a nada that attitude won't achieve anything o (colloq) won't get us anywhere;

    a qué conduce eso? what's the point of that?
    b) (esp Esp) (Auto) to drive;


    verbo transitivo
    a) (guiar, dirigir) to lead;

    conducir a algn a algo to lead sb to sth;
    conducir a algn ante algn to take sb before sb
    b) (AmL) ‹ programa to host, present;

    debate to chair
    c) (esp Esp) ‹ vehículo to drive

    d)electricidad/calor to conduct

    conducir
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (un coche) to drive
    2 (llevar a un sitio) to take
    (a una situación) to lead
    3 (corriente eléctrica) to conduct: condujeron las aguas al embalse, the waters were channelled to the reservoir
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 Auto to drive
    2 (camino, actitud) to lead: eso no conduce a nada, this leads nowhere
    ' conducir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    administrar
    - altar
    - carnet
    - conducción
    - correr
    - cuestión
    - documentación
    - estado
    - examen
    - ir
    - permiso
    - sanción
    - temeraria
    - temerario
    - vértigo
    - carné
    - clase
    - conduje
    - conduzca
    - derecha
    - forma
    - imprudencia
    - licencia
    - llevar
    - noche
    - patente
    - quitar
    - rápido
    English:
    averse
    - conduct
    - drive
    - driver
    - driving licence
    - driving test
    - ease
    - insane
    - lead
    - learner
    - lesson
    - licence
    - license
    - limit
    - more
    - reckless driving
    - reverse
    - safely
    - speed
    - steer
    - test
    - come
    - driver's license
    - driving
    - left
    - L
    - navigate
    - right
    - road
    - student
    - usher
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    vt
    1. [vehículo] to drive
    2. [por tubería, cable] [calor] to conduct;
    [líquido] to convey, to carry; [electricidad] to carry
    3. [dirigir] [empresa] to manage, to run;
    [ejército] to lead; [asunto] to handle
    4. [programa televisivo] to present, to host
    5. [persona] to lead;
    el guía nos condujo a la salida the guide led us to the exit
    vi
    1. [en vehículo] to drive
    2. [a sitio, situación]
    conducir a to lead to;
    esas discusiones no conducen a nada those discussions won't achieve anything;
    este plan conduce al desastre this plan is a recipe for disaster;
    una cifra que puede conducir a error a figure which could be misleading o lead to mistakes
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    I v/t
    1 vehículo drive
    2 ( dirigir) lead (a to);
    esto no conduce a nada this is getting us nowhere
    3 EL, TÉC conduct
    4 programa de TV, radio host
    5 MÚS conduct
    II v/i
    1 drive
    2 de camino lead (a to)
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    conducir {61} vt
    1) dirigir, guiar: to direct, to lead
    2) manejar: to drive (a vehicle)
    1) : to drive a vehicle
    2)
    conducir a : to lead to
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    1. (vehículo en general) to drive [pt. drove; pp. driven]
    ¿sabes conducir? can you drive?
    2. (moto) to ride [pt. rode; pp. ridden]
    3. (guiar) to lead [pt. & pp. led]
    4. (llevar) to take [pt. took; pp. taken]
    5. (gas, agua) to carry [pt. & pp. carried]
    6. (electricidad, calor) to conduct

    Spanish-English dictionary > conducir

  • 2 culturalmente

    adv.
    culturally.
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    Ex. They recognize the logistical as well as intellectual futility of attempting to control from a geographically and culturally remote centre every aspect of a programme of information aimed at a member state or third country.
    * * *

    Ex: They recognize the logistical as well as intellectual futility of attempting to control from a geographically and culturally remote centre every aspect of a programme of information aimed at a member state or third country.

    * * *
    culturally

    Spanish-English dictionary > culturalmente

  • 3 desde el punto de vista de la cultura

    Ex. They recognize the logistical as well as intellectual futility of attempting to control from a geographically and culturally remote centre every aspect of a programme of information aimed at a member state or third country.
    * * *

    Ex: They recognize the logistical as well as intellectual futility of attempting to control from a geographically and culturally remote centre every aspect of a programme of information aimed at a member state or third country.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desde el punto de vista de la cultura

  • 4 desde un punto de vista cultural

    Ex. They recognize the logistical as well as intellectual futility of attempting to control from a geographically and culturally remote centre every aspect of a programme of information aimed at a member state or third country.
    * * *

    Ex: They recognize the logistical as well as intellectual futility of attempting to control from a geographically and culturally remote centre every aspect of a programme of information aimed at a member state or third country.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desde un punto de vista cultural

  • 5 esterilidad

    f.
    sterility.
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    1 (de terreno) sterility, barrenness
    2 (de hombre) sterility; (de mujer) sterility, infertility
    3 figurado futility, uselessness
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    SF
    1) (=infertilidad) [de mujer] sterility, infertility; [de hombre] sterility; [de terreno] sterility, barrenness
    2) [de esfuerzo] futility, uselessness
    * * *
    a) (de persona, animal) sterility; ( de terreno) barrenness, infertility
    b) (de esfuerzo, discusión) futility
    c) ( asepsia) sterility
    * * *
    Ex. The author describes the scope of consumer health information relating to fertility and infertility on the Internet.
    * * *
    a) (de persona, animal) sterility; ( de terreno) barrenness, infertility
    b) (de esfuerzo, discusión) futility
    c) ( asepsia) sterility
    * * *

    Ex: The author describes the scope of consumer health information relating to fertility and infertility on the Internet.

    * * *
    1 (de una mujer, un animal) infertility, sterility; (de un hombre) sterility; (de un terreno) barrenness, infertility
    2 (de un esfuerzo, una discusión) futility, fruitlessness
    3 (asepsia) sterility
    * * *

    esterilidad sustantivo femenino
    infertility;
    ( de un hombre) sterility
    esterilidad sustantivo femenino
    1 (infecundidad) sterility
    (inutilidad) futility
    2 (ausencia de gérmenes) sterility
    ' esterilidad' also found in these entries:
    English:
    infertility
    - sterility
    * * *
    1. [de mujer, hombre, animal] infertility, sterility;
    [de terreno] barrenness, infertility; [de pensamiento, imaginación] sterility
    2. [de gasa, instrumental] sterility
    3. [inutilidad] futility
    * * *
    f sterility
    * * *
    1) : sterility
    2) : infertility

    Spanish-English dictionary > esterilidad

  • 6 futilidad

    f.
    1 triviality.
    2 futility, insignificance, senselessness.
    3 futile act, pointless action, pointless act.
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    1 triviality
    \
    hablar de futilidades to talk about trivialities
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    femenino (liter) triviality
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    Ex. Quickly recognizing the futility of trying to decipher the purpose of the call, she dismissed it from her mind and continued on.
    * * *
    femenino (liter) triviality
    * * *

    Ex: Quickly recognizing the futility of trying to decipher the purpose of the call, she dismissed it from her mind and continued on.

    * * *
    triviality
    * * *

    futilidad sustantivo femenino futility, triviality
    * * *
    triviality
    * * *
    f triviality

    Spanish-English dictionary > futilidad

  • 7 indignado

    adj.
    indignant, outraged.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: indignar.
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    1 indignant ( por, at/about)
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    ADJ indignant, angry (con, contra with) ( por at, about)
    * * *
    - da adjetivo indignant, angry; ( más fuerte) outraged, incensed
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    = in disgust, indignant, outraged.
    Ex. The number of documents through which a searcher is willing to browse before giving up in disgust is his 'futility point'.
    Ex. Can't you just see some indignant parent working his fine off shovelling snow from the library steps! = ¡Te imaginas a algún padre indignado quitando nieve con una pala de los escalones de la biblioteca para pagar la multa!.
    Ex. There must be few other ways of leaving oneself so vulnerable to the slings and arrows of outrageous (or outraged) critics.
    ----
    * sentirse indignado (por) = be indignant (at).
    * * *
    - da adjetivo indignant, angry; ( más fuerte) outraged, incensed
    * * *
    = in disgust, indignant, outraged.

    Ex: The number of documents through which a searcher is willing to browse before giving up in disgust is his 'futility point'.

    Ex: Can't you just see some indignant parent working his fine off shovelling snow from the library steps! = ¡Te imaginas a algún padre indignado quitando nieve con una pala de los escalones de la biblioteca para pagar la multa!.
    Ex: There must be few other ways of leaving oneself so vulnerable to the slings and arrows of outrageous (or outraged) critics.
    * sentirse indignado (por) = be indignant (at).

    * * *
    indignant, angry; (más fuerte) outraged, incensed
    se sintió indignada ante el tratamiento que recibió she was indignant at the treatment she received
    estoy indignado con él I'm very angry with him
    * * *

    Del verbo indignar: ( conjugate indignar)

    indignado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    indignado    
    indignar
    indignado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    indignant, angry;

    ( más fuerte) outraged, incensed
    indignar ( conjugate indignar) verbo transitivo
    to make … angry o indignant;
    ( más fuerte) to outrage
    indignarse verbo pronominal
    to get angry, become indignant;
    ( más fuerte) to be outraged o incensed
    indignado,-a adjetivo indignant [por, at, about]
    indignar verbo transitivo to infuriate, make angry
    ' indignado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    indignada
    English:
    disgust
    - incensed
    - indignant
    - disgusted
    - flounce
    - stalk
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    indignado, -a adj
    [enfadado] indignant; [colérico] outraged;
    están indignados por el asesinato del obispo they are outraged by the bishop's murder
    * * *
    adj indignant
    * * *
    indignado, -da adj
    : indignant
    * * *
    indignado adj indignant

    Spanish-English dictionary > indignado

  • 8 inutilidad

    f.
    1 uselessness.
    2 disablement (invalidez).
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    1 uselessness
    * * *

    constituir inutilidad — to render inelegible, bar

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    a) (de esfuerzo, tentativa) futility, pointlessness
    b) ( de persona) uselessness
    * * *
    = futility, inutility.
    Ex. Quickly recognizing the futility of trying to decipher the purpose of the call, she dismissed it from her mind and continued on.
    Ex. Fred Kilgour, the modern father of networking, made a speech which described the inutility of traditional rules of cataloging which focused on bringing together all of the works of an author under the same heading.
    ----
    * culto a la inutilidad = cargo cult.
    * * *
    a) (de esfuerzo, tentativa) futility, pointlessness
    b) ( de persona) uselessness
    * * *
    = futility, inutility.

    Ex: Quickly recognizing the futility of trying to decipher the purpose of the call, she dismissed it from her mind and continued on.

    Ex: Fred Kilgour, the modern father of networking, made a speech which described the inutility of traditional rules of cataloging which focused on bringing together all of the works of an author under the same heading.
    * culto a la inutilidad = cargo cult.

    * * *
    1 (de un esfuerzo, una tentativa) futility, uselessness
    2 (de una persona) uselessness
    quedó demostrada su inutilidad it showed how useless he is
    * * *

    inutilidad sustantivo femenino uselessness
    ' inutilidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    esterilidad
    English:
    futility
    - uselessness
    - worthlessness
    * * *
    1. [falta de utilidad] uselessness;
    [falta de eficacia] ineffectiveness; [falta de sentido] pointlessness
    2. [invalidez] disablement
    3. [persona]
    es una inutilidad he's useless o hopeless
    * * *
    f uselessness
    * * *
    : uselessness

    Spanish-English dictionary > inutilidad

  • 9 logístico

    adj.
    logistic, logistical.
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    1 logistic
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    - ca adjetivo logistic, logistical
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    = logistical, logistic.
    Ex. They recognize the logistical as well as intellectual futility of attempting to control from a geographically and culturally remote centre every aspect of a programme of information aimed at a member state or third country.
    Ex. The problems are administrative, financial, technical and logistic in nature.
    ----
    * desde el punto de vista de la logística = logistically.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo logistic, logistical
    * * *
    = logistical, logistic.

    Ex: They recognize the logistical as well as intellectual futility of attempting to control from a geographically and culturally remote centre every aspect of a programme of information aimed at a member state or third country.

    Ex: The problems are administrative, financial, technical and logistic in nature.
    * desde el punto de vista de la logística = logistically.

    * * *
    logistic, logistical
    * * *
    logístico, -a adj
    logistic
    * * *
    adj logistical
    * * *
    logístico, -ca adj
    : logistic, logistical

    Spanish-English dictionary > logístico

  • 10 más perdedor

    (adj.) = losingest
    Ex. Futility has followed them since the day they were born, and Sunday night was no different for the losingest team in sports history.
    * * *
    (adj.) = losingest

    Ex: Futility has followed them since the day they were born, and Sunday night was no different for the losingest team in sports history.

    Spanish-English dictionary > más perdedor

  • 11 nada

    adv.
    1 at all.
    la película no me ha gustado nada I didn't like the film at all
    no es nada extraño it's not at all strange
    la obra no es nada aburrida the play isn't the slightest bit boring
    2 a little, a bit (poco).
    no hace nada que salió he left just a minute ago
    3 not at all, not a single thing, nothing, not a bit.
    4 anything.
    intj.
    nothing at all.
    pron.
    1 nothing.
    no pasó nada nothing happened
    no he leído nada de Lorca I haven't read anything by Lorca
    nada me gustaría más que poder ayudarte there's nothing I'd like more than to be able to help you
    no hay nada como un buen libro there's nothing (quite) like a good book
    nada más nothing else, nothing more
    no quiero nada más I don't want anything else
    no dijo nada de nada he didn't say anything at all
    no es nada it's nothing serious
    esto no es nada that's nothing
    te he traído un regalito de nada I've brought you a little something
    cuesta cinco millones, ¡ahí es nada! it costs five million, a real snip!
    casi nada almost nothing
    como si nada as if nothing was the matter, as if nothing had happened
    de nada don't mention it, you're welcome (respuesta a 'gracias')
    dentro de nada any second now
    ¡nada de eso! absolutely not!
    No quiero nada I don't want any.
    2 love (en tenis). (peninsular Spanish)
    f.
    1 nothing, bugger all.
    2 little bit, trace, tiny bit, tiny little bit.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: nadar.
    * * *
    1 nothing
    (no hay) nada como... there's nothing like...
    ¿te has hecho daño? --no, no ha sido nada did you hurt yourself? --no, I'm all right thank you
    1 (not) at all
    1 nothingness
    \
    antes de nada first of all
    como si nada just like that
    de nada (no hay de qué) don't mention it, think nothing of it, (US you're welcome) 2 (insignificante) insignificant
    gracias, --de nada thanks, --don't mention it
    dentro de nada in a moment
    nada de eso not at all, nothing of the kind
    ¿se casa Maribel? --¡nada de eso! is Maribel getting married? --absolutely not!, no way!
    nada más... as soon as..., no sooner...
    nada menos que no less than
    por nada for no reason at all
    por nada del mundo (not) for anything in the world
    ¡y nada de...! and don't...!
    ¡y nada de bañarse en el río! and don't go bathing in the river!
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    1. noun f. 2. adv. - de nada 3. pron.
    nothing, anything
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    1. PRON
    1) (=ninguna cosa) [con el verbo inglés en forma afirmativa] nothing; [con el verbo inglés en forma negativa] anything

    no dijo nada en toda la tarde — he said nothing all afternoon, he didn't say anything all afternoon

    no hay nada como un café después de comer — there's nothing like a coffee after your meal, nothing beats a coffee after your meal

    -¿qué has comprado? -nada — "what have you bought?" - "nothing"

    nada de, no sabe nada de español — he knows no Spanish at all, he doesn't know any Spanish at all

    -¿qué te cuentas? -nada de particular — "what's new?" - "nothing much" o "not a lot"

    ¡nada de eso! — not a bit of it!

    ¡nada de marcharse! — forget about leaving!

    nada de nada — absolutely nothing, nothing at all

    ahí
    2) [en locuciones]
    a) [con verbo]

    estuvo en nada que lo perdiesen — they very nearly lost it

    no me falta de nada — I've got everything I need

    hace nada — just a moment ago

    no se parecen en nada — they're not at all alike

    quedar(se) en nada — to come to nothing

    no reparar en nada — to stop at nothing

    no servir para nada — to be utterly useless

    no ha sido nada — it's nothing, it doesn't matter

    b) [con preposición, adverbio]

    antes de nada, antes de nada tengo que telefonear — before I do anything else I must make a phone call

    a cada nada — LAm * constantly

    casi nada, no costó casi nada — it cost next to nothing

    ¡había unas cien mil personas! ¡casi nada! — there were no fewer than a hundred thousand people there!

    como si nada, se lo advertí, pero como si nada — I warned him but it was as if I hadn't spoken

    de nada, -¡gracias! -de nada — "thanks!" - "don't mention it" o "you're welcome"

    ¡tanto revuelo por un premio de nada! — all that fuss over such a silly little prize!

    dentro de nada — very soon

    nada más, -¿desea algo más? -nada más, gracias — "can I get you anything else?" - "no, that's all thank you"

    no dijo nada más — he didn't say anything else, he said nothing else

    nada más que estoy muy cansado And, Méx it's just that I'm very tired

    (nada más y) nada menos que... — (no more and) no less than...

    han ganado nada menos que un coche — they've won a car, no less

    ni nada — or anything

    pues no es feo ni nadairó he's not ugly... much!

    para nada — at all

    -¿te gusta? -para nada — "do you like it?" - "not at all"

    por nada, por nada se echa a llorar — she's always crying over nothing o for no reason at all

    no por nada le llaman "apestoso" — he's not called "smelly" for nothing

    ¡por nada! — Cono Sur not at all!, don't mention it!

    3) [como coletilla]

    pues nada, me voy — well, I'm off then

    -¿qué pasó? -pues nada, que estuve esperando y no llegó — "what happened?" - "well, I was there waiting and he didn't arrive"

    y nada, al final nos fuimos — anyway, in the end we left

    4) (Tenis) love
    2.
    ADV not at all, by no means

    no es nada fácil — it's not at all easy, it's by no means easy

    pues no eres tú nada ambiciosoiró well you're not very ambitious, are you?... much!

    3.
    SF
    * * *
    I
    1)

    antes que or de nada — first of all

    no hay nada como... — there's nothing like...

    no es por nada pero... — don't take this the wrong way but...

    nada de nada — (fam) not a thing

    nada más: no hay nada más there's nothing else; ¿algo más? - nada más anything else? - no, that's it o that's all; nada más fui yo (Méx) I was the only one who went; salí nada más comer I went out right o straight after lunch; sacó (nada más ni) nada menos que el primer puesto she came first no less; nada más que: no se lo dije nada más que a él he's the only one I told; para nada: no me gustó para nada I didn't like it at all; como si nada (fam): me lo dijo como si nada! she told me as if it was nothing; se quedó como si nada she didn't even bat an eyelid; no hay nada que hacerle — (fam) that's all there is to it

    2)
    b) ( muy poco)

    con or de nada se rompe — it breaks just like that

    estar en nada: estuvo en nada que perdiéramos el tren — we very nearly missed the train

    c) (fam) ( uso expletivo)

    y nada, que al final no lo compró — anyway, in the end she didn't buy it

    pues nada, ya veremos qué pasa — well o anyway, we'll see what happens

    3) (Esp) ( en tenis) love
    II

    no está nada preocupadohe isn't at all o the least bit worried

    III
    1) (Fil)
    2) (Méx, RPl fam) ( pequeña cantidad)
    * * *
    = anything, nothing, nil, zero + Nombre, naught, nothingness, nowt, zilch.
    Ex. As an inveterate user of the British Museum Library he was able to confirm that 'a library is not worth anything without a catalogue'.
    Ex. Nothing happens until the ENTER key is pressed.
    Ex. While our vision of our readers is hazy and our interests in them nil, then criticism must be either trivial or irrelevant.
    Ex. In recent years special libraries have been faced with a number of important factors, including reduced purchase budgets, zero increases in staffing, and the opportunities offered by automation.
    Ex. Was everything she learned for naught? She felt extinguished.
    Ex. The emptiness and nothingness associated with writer's block is often described as a kind of death, a place where there is nothing to decide, nothing about which to express an opinion.
    Ex. There's a real danger of flying off on a tangent while writing about this as it for once is purely about politics and there's ' nowt' as controversial as that.
    Ex. Before you lend cash to Tom, Dick and Harry, be sure you know what you're doing or else your friendship will be worth zilch.
    ----
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * antes de nada = before long, before + Pronombre + know what + happen, before + Pronombre + know it.
    * antes que nada = first of all, before anything else, first off, above all things.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * caer en la nada = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space.
    * casi nada = next to nothing.
    * como si nada = be right as rain, unfazed.
    * contar para nada = count + for nothing.
    * decir la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad = to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
    * de la nada = from nowhere, out of nowhere.
    * del año de la nada = from the year dot.
    * en apenas nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en casi nada = in no time at all, in next to no time.
    * en nada de tiempo = at a moment's notice, in next to no time, in no time at all, in no time.
    * esperar sin nada que hacer = kick + Posesivo + heels.
    * estar con amigos en la calle pasando el rato sin hacer nada = hang out + on the street.
    * estar sin hacer nada = sit + idle, stand + idle.
    * hablar sin decir nada = waffle.
    * hacer como si nada = play it + cool.
    * más que nada = more than anything else.
    * nada bonito = unlovely.
    * nada claro = unclear, uncleared.
    * nada convencido = unimpressed.
    * nada convencional = unorthodox.
    * ¡nada de eso! = no dice!.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * nada de nada = zilch.
    * nada desdeñable = not inconsiderable.
    * nada despreciable = not inconsiderable.
    * nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
    * nada en la vida es gratuito = you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.
    * nada envidiable = unenviable.
    * nada es gratis = nothing comes without a cost.
    * nada es gratis en la viña del Señor = there is no such thing as a free lunch, there is no such thing as a free ride.
    * nada es mejor que = nothing beats....
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la realidad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más lejos de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth, nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada extraordinario = unremarkable.
    * nada impresionado = unimpressed.
    * nada instintivo = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada intuitivo = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada lógico = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada más = anything else, nothing else.
    * nada más y nada menos = as much as + Expresión Numérica.
    * nada más y nada menos que = in the order of + Cantidad, nothing less than.
    * nada más y nada menos que de/por + Cantidad = to the tune of + Cantidad.
    * nada más y nada menos que desde + Expresión Temporal = from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    * nada más y nada menos que + Número = as many as + Número.
    * nada materialista = unworldly.
    * nada menos que + Nombre + tan + Adjetivo + como = no less + Adjetivo + Nombre + than.
    * nada puede estar más alejado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nada puede estar más apartado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nada sabe mejor que sentirse delgado = nothing tastes as good as thin feels.
    * nada se acaba hasta que no se acaba = nothing is done until it's done.
    * nada sorprendente = unsurprising.
    * nada supera a = nothing beats....
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no importar nada = not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no revelar nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no ser nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * no servir de nada = be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no servir de nada que + Subjuntivo = no use + Ving.
    * no servir para nada = be good for nothing, pissing into the wind, be of no avail, be to no avail, all + be for + naught.
    * no significar nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no suponer nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no tener nada en contra de Algo = have + nothing against, have + no quarrel about + Nombre.
    * no tener nada que perder = have + nothing to lose.
    * no tener nada que ver con = be irrelevant to.
    * no tener tiempo de nada = have + not a moment to spare.
    * o nada en absoluto = if at all.
    * para nada = in vain, to no avail, without any avail, vainly, of no avail.
    * para que no falte de nada = for good measure.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de anda = hoarder, packrat, magpie.
    * por nada = for nothing.
    * por nada del mundo = for the life of me.
    * por nada o casi nada = at little or no extra cost.
    * por no decir nada de = to say nothing of.
    * por poco o nada = at little or no extra cost.
    * por probar nada se pierde = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * primero que nada = first off.
    * que no conduce a nada = circuitous.
    * quien nada arriesga nada gana = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * reducir a la nada = reduce to + nil.
    * saber un poco de todo y mucho de nada = jack of all trades, master of none.
    * sentarse sin hacer nada = sit + idle.
    * ser nada más y nada menos que = be nothing less than.
    * servir de poco o nada = be of little or no avail.
    * servir para nada = count + for nothing.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * trabajar a cambio de nada = work for + nothing.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * y antes de nada = the next thing + Pronombre + know.
    * * *
    I
    1)

    antes que or de nada — first of all

    no hay nada como... — there's nothing like...

    no es por nada pero... — don't take this the wrong way but...

    nada de nada — (fam) not a thing

    nada más: no hay nada más there's nothing else; ¿algo más? - nada más anything else? - no, that's it o that's all; nada más fui yo (Méx) I was the only one who went; salí nada más comer I went out right o straight after lunch; sacó (nada más ni) nada menos que el primer puesto she came first no less; nada más que: no se lo dije nada más que a él he's the only one I told; para nada: no me gustó para nada I didn't like it at all; como si nada (fam): me lo dijo como si nada! she told me as if it was nothing; se quedó como si nada she didn't even bat an eyelid; no hay nada que hacerle — (fam) that's all there is to it

    2)
    b) ( muy poco)

    con or de nada se rompe — it breaks just like that

    estar en nada: estuvo en nada que perdiéramos el tren — we very nearly missed the train

    c) (fam) ( uso expletivo)

    y nada, que al final no lo compró — anyway, in the end she didn't buy it

    pues nada, ya veremos qué pasa — well o anyway, we'll see what happens

    3) (Esp) ( en tenis) love
    II

    no está nada preocupadohe isn't at all o the least bit worried

    III
    1) (Fil)
    2) (Méx, RPl fam) ( pequeña cantidad)
    * * *
    = anything, nothing, nil, zero + Nombre, naught, nothingness, nowt, zilch.

    Ex: As an inveterate user of the British Museum Library he was able to confirm that 'a library is not worth anything without a catalogue'.

    Ex: Nothing happens until the ENTER key is pressed.
    Ex: While our vision of our readers is hazy and our interests in them nil, then criticism must be either trivial or irrelevant.
    Ex: In recent years special libraries have been faced with a number of important factors, including reduced purchase budgets, zero increases in staffing, and the opportunities offered by automation.
    Ex: Was everything she learned for naught? She felt extinguished.
    Ex: The emptiness and nothingness associated with writer's block is often described as a kind of death, a place where there is nothing to decide, nothing about which to express an opinion.
    Ex: There's a real danger of flying off on a tangent while writing about this as it for once is purely about politics and there's ' nowt' as controversial as that.
    Ex: Before you lend cash to Tom, Dick and Harry, be sure you know what you're doing or else your friendship will be worth zilch.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * antes de nada = before long, before + Pronombre + know what + happen, before + Pronombre + know it.
    * antes que nada = first of all, before anything else, first off, above all things.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * caer en la nada = fall into + the void, fall into + (empty) space.
    * casi nada = next to nothing.
    * como si nada = be right as rain, unfazed.
    * contar para nada = count + for nothing.
    * decir la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad = to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
    * de la nada = from nowhere, out of nowhere.
    * del año de la nada = from the year dot.
    * en apenas nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en casi nada = in no time at all, in next to no time.
    * en nada de tiempo = at a moment's notice, in next to no time, in no time at all, in no time.
    * esperar sin nada que hacer = kick + Posesivo + heels.
    * estar con amigos en la calle pasando el rato sin hacer nada = hang out + on the street.
    * estar sin hacer nada = sit + idle, stand + idle.
    * hablar sin decir nada = waffle.
    * hacer como si nada = play it + cool.
    * más que nada = more than anything else.
    * nada bonito = unlovely.
    * nada claro = unclear, uncleared.
    * nada convencido = unimpressed.
    * nada convencional = unorthodox.
    * ¡nada de eso! = no dice!.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * nada de nada = zilch.
    * nada desdeñable = not inconsiderable.
    * nada despreciable = not inconsiderable.
    * nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
    * nada en la vida es gratuito = you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs.
    * nada envidiable = unenviable.
    * nada es gratis = nothing comes without a cost.
    * nada es gratis en la viña del Señor = there is no such thing as a free lunch, there is no such thing as a free ride.
    * nada es mejor que = nothing beats....
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la realidad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más lejos de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth, nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada extraordinario = unremarkable.
    * nada impresionado = unimpressed.
    * nada instintivo = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada intuitivo = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada lógico = counter-intuitive [counterintuitive].
    * nada más = anything else, nothing else.
    * nada más y nada menos = as much as + Expresión Numérica.
    * nada más y nada menos que = in the order of + Cantidad, nothing less than.
    * nada más y nada menos que de/por + Cantidad = to the tune of + Cantidad.
    * nada más y nada menos que desde + Expresión Temporal = from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    * nada más y nada menos que + Número = as many as + Número.
    * nada materialista = unworldly.
    * nada menos que + Nombre + tan + Adjetivo + como = no less + Adjetivo + Nombre + than.
    * nada puede estar más alejado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nada puede estar más apartado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nada sabe mejor que sentirse delgado = nothing tastes as good as thin feels.
    * nada se acaba hasta que no se acaba = nothing is done until it's done.
    * nada sorprendente = unsurprising.
    * nada supera a = nothing beats....
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no importar nada = not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no revelar nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no ser nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * no servir de nada = be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no servir de nada que + Subjuntivo = no use + Ving.
    * no servir para nada = be good for nothing, pissing into the wind, be of no avail, be to no avail, all + be for + naught.
    * no significar nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no suponer nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no tener nada en contra de Algo = have + nothing against, have + no quarrel about + Nombre.
    * no tener nada que perder = have + nothing to lose.
    * no tener nada que ver con = be irrelevant to.
    * no tener tiempo de nada = have + not a moment to spare.
    * o nada en absoluto = if at all.
    * para nada = in vain, to no avail, without any avail, vainly, of no avail.
    * para que no falte de nada = for good measure.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de anda = hoarder, packrat, magpie.
    * por nada = for nothing.
    * por nada del mundo = for the life of me.
    * por nada o casi nada = at little or no extra cost.
    * por no decir nada de = to say nothing of.
    * por poco o nada = at little or no extra cost.
    * por probar nada se pierde = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * primero que nada = first off.
    * que no conduce a nada = circuitous.
    * quien nada arriesga nada gana = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * reducir a la nada = reduce to + nil.
    * saber un poco de todo y mucho de nada = jack of all trades, master of none.
    * sentarse sin hacer nada = sit + idle.
    * ser nada más y nada menos que = be nothing less than.
    * servir de poco o nada = be of little or no avail.
    * servir para nada = count + for nothing.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * trabajar a cambio de nada = work for + nothing.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * y antes de nada = the next thing + Pronombre + know.

    * * *
    A
    1 nothing
    es mejor que nada it's better than nothing
    de nada sirve que le compres libros si no los lee there's no point in buying him books if he doesn't read them
    antes que or de nada first of all
    nada te faltará or no te faltará nada you won't want for anything
    no hay nada como un buen baño caliente there's nothing like a nice hot bath
    hace dos días que no come nada he hasn't eaten a thing o anything for two days
    ¡no sirves para nada! you're useless
    no se hizo nada he wasn't hurt
    no sé por qué llora, yo no le hice nada I don't know why he's crying, I didn't touch him
    ¿te has hecho daño? — no, no ha sido nada did you hurt yourself? — no, it's nothing
    ¡perdón! — no fue nada sorry! — that's all right
    no es por nada pero … don't take this the wrong way but …
    se fue sin decir nada she left without a word
    nadie me dio nada nobody gave me anything
    nada DE algo:
    no necesita nada de azúcar it doesn't need any sugar at all
    eso no tiene nada de gracia that's not in the least bit o not at all funny
    ¡nada de juegos or jugar ahora! you're not playing o I don't want any games now!
    2 ( en locs):
    de nada you're welcome, it's a pleasure, don't mention it ( frml)
    nada de nada ( fam); not a thing
    nada más: no hay nada más there's nothing else
    ¿algo más? — nada más anything else? — no, that's it o that's all o that's the lot
    no se pudo hacer nada más or más nada por él nothing more could be done for him
    nada más fui yo ( Méx); I was the only one who went
    no nada más yo lo critico ( Méx); I'm not the only one to criticize him
    salí nada más comer I went out right o straight after lunch
    nada más llegar subió a verla as soon as he arrived he went up to see her
    nada más que: la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth
    no se lo dije nada más que a él he's the only one I told, I didn't tell anyone except him o but him
    nada que … ( Andes fam): ya son las diez y nada que vienen it's already ten o'clock and there's still no sign of them
    ni nada ( fam): no me avisó ni nada ( fam); he didn't tell me or anything, he didn't even tell me
    no es ambicioso ni nada ( iró); he's not at all ambitious or anything like that! ( iro)
    para nada not … at all
    ese tema no se tocó para nada that topic didn't come up at all
    no me gustó para nada I didn't like it at all o one little bit
    ahí es nada ( fam iró): hicieron un par de millones, ahí es nada they made a couple of million … peanuts o chickenfeed! ( colloq iro)
    como si nada ( fam): ¡me lo dice como si nada! she tells me as casual as you like, and she tells me as if it was nothing
    se quedó como si nada she didn't even bat an eyelid
    se lo dije mil veces, pero como si nada I told her over and over again, but it didn't do the slightest bit of good
    no estás/está en nada ( Ven arg); you're/he's so uncool ( colloq), you don't/he doesn't have a clue ( colloq)
    no hay nada que hacerle ( fam); that's all there is to it, there are no two ways about it
    B
    1
    (algo): ¿has visto alguna vez nada igual? have you ever seen the like of it o the likes of it o anything like it?
    antes de que digas nada before you say anything
    2
    (muy poco): con or de nada se rompe it breaks just like that
    fue un golpe de nada it was only a little bump
    en nada de tiempo in no time at all
    compraron la casa por nada they bought the house for next to nothing
    dentro de nada very soon, in no time at all
    estar en nada: estuvo en nada que perdiéramos el tren we very nearly missed the train
    no nos vieron, pero estuvo en nada they didn't see us, but it was a close call o shave
    3 ( fam)
    (uso expletivo): y nada, que al final no lo compró anyway, in the end she didn't buy it
    pues nada, ya veremos qué pasa well o anyway, we'll see what happens
    C ( Esp) (en tenis) love
    quince-nada fifteen-love
    no está nada preocupado he isn't at all o the least bit worried
    anoche no dormí nada I didn't sleep a wink o at all last night
    no me gusta nada lo que has hecho I don't like what you've done one bit
    no es nada engreído el chico ( iró); he sure is vain!, he isn't half conceited! ( BrE)
    A ( Fil):
    la nada nothing
    el universo se creó de la nada the universe was created from nothing o from the void
    surgió de la nada it came out of nowhere
    B
    (Méx, RPl fam) (pequeña cantidad): ¿le diste vino al bebé? — sólo una nada did you give the baby wine? — only a tiny drop
    le puse una nada de sal I added a tiny pinch of salt
    ganó por una nada he won by a whisker
    * * *

     

    Del verbo nadar: ( conjugate nadar)

    nada es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    nada    
    nadar
    nada pronombre
    1


    de nada sirve que le compres libros there's no point in buying him books;
    antes que or de nada first of all;
    no quiere nada he doesn't want anything;
    ¡no sirves para nada! you're useless;
    sin decir nada without a word
    b) ( en locs)


    nada de nada (fam) not a thing;
    nada más: no hay nada más there's nothing else;
    ¿algo más? — nada más anything else? — no, that's it o that's all;
    nada más fui yo (Méx) I was the only one who went;
    salí nada más comer I went out right o straight after lunch;
    sacó (nada más ni) nada menos que el primer puesto she came first no less;
    para nada: no me gustó para nada I didn't like it at all;
    por nada: la compraron por nada they bought it for next to nothing;
    discuten por nada they argue over nothing;
    llora por nada she cries at the slightest little thing
    2 (Esp) ( en tenis) love;

    ■ adverbio:
    no está nada preocupado he isn't at all o the least bit worried;

    esto no me gusta nada I don't like this at all o (colloq) one bit
    nadar ( conjugate nadar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [persona/pez] to swim;

    ¿sabes nada? can you swim?;

    nada (estilo) mariposa/pecho to do (the) butterfly/breaststroke;
    nada de espalda or (Méx) de dorso to do (the) back stroke
    b) [ramas/hojas] ( flotar) to float

    c)

    nadar en ( tener mucho): nada en dinero to be rolling in money (colloq);

    el pollo nadaba en grasa the chicken was swimming in grease
    verbo transitivo
    to swim
    nada
    I pron
    1 (ninguna cosa) nothing: ¿qué te cuentas?, - nada nuevo, how it's going?, - nothing new
    (con otro negativo) nothing, not... anything: no hay nada más importante, there is nothing more important
    no tocamos nada, we didn't touch anything
    no lo cambiaría por nada del mundo, I wouldn't change it for anything on earth
    2 (en preguntas) anything: ¿no tienes nada que decir?, don't you have anything to say?
    3 (muy poco) con la niebla no veíamos nada, we couldn't see a thing in the fog
    no fue nada, (herida, golpe) I wasn't hurt
    (respuesta a una disculpa) it's all right
    4 (en ciertas construcciones) anything
    más que nada, more than anything: me importa más que nada, it means more than anything else to me
    sin decir nada, without saying anything/a word
    II adverbio not at all: no nos aburrimos nada, we weren't bored at all
    no escribe nada mal, he doesn't write at all badly
    III sustantivo femenino nothingness
    ♦ Locuciones: casi nada, almost nothing
    gracias, - de nada, thanks, - don't mention it
    más que nada: te lo digo más que nada para que no vayas a meter la pata, more than anything else I'm telling you so you don't put your foot in it
    nada más: nada más oírlo, as soon as she heard it
    familiar para nada, not at all
    nadar verbo intransitivo
    1 Dep to swim: no sé nadar, I can't swim
    2 (un objeto) to float
    3 (tener en abundancia) nada en libros, she has a lot of books
    ' nada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    absolutamente
    - adelantar
    - adorno
    - amilanarse
    - amohinarse
    - balde
    - bastante
    - bregar
    - cabo
    - callar
    - calmarse
    - cero
    - ciega
    - ciego
    - clara
    - claro
    - comecome
    - como
    - comparecencia
    - concreta
    - concreto
    - conducir
    - contra
    - dar
    - débil
    - decir
    - derecha
    - desocupada
    - desocupado
    - doblar
    - doblarse
    - doble
    - ecuánime
    - embalarse
    - envidiar
    - escaramuza
    - escarceo
    - faltar
    - frescura
    - ir
    - gusto
    - hablar
    - incumbir
    - interés
    - interlunio
    - jota
    - jueves
    - maldita
    - maldito
    - más
    English:
    all
    - all right
    - amusing
    - antsy
    - anything
    - associate
    - avail
    - blank
    - board
    - breathe
    - burn
    - clash
    - clear
    - click
    - come into
    - contrary
    - cop
    - damn
    - dark
    - dark horse
    - dead
    - depth
    - dim
    - dishwater
    - disorderly
    - drone
    - dwindle
    - earth
    - earthly
    - easy
    - enforce
    - ever
    - excuse
    - first
    - flair
    - further
    - go on
    - go without
    - going
    - good
    - hand
    - hang about
    - hang around
    - hardly
    - harm
    - have
    - head
    - home
    - hot
    - ill-considered
    * * *
    pron
    1. [ninguna cosa o cantidad] nothing;
    [en negativas] anything;
    no he leído nada de Lorca I haven't read anything by Lorca;
    no pasó nada nothing happened;
    a él nada parece satisfacerle he never seems to be satisfied with anything;
    de nada vale insistir there's no point in insisting;
    nada me gustaría más que poder ayudarte there's nothing I'd like more than to be able to help you;
    no hay nada como un buen libro there's nothing (quite) like a good book;
    tranquilos, no es nada don't worry, it's nothing serious;
    casi nada almost nothing;
    de nada, Am [m5] por nada [respuesta a “gracias”] you're welcome, don't mention it;
    esto no es nada that's nothing;
    no queda nada de café there's no coffee left;
    no tengo nada de ganas de ir I don't feel like going at all;
    no dijo nada de nada he didn't say anything at all;
    no me ha gustado nada de nada I didn't like it at all o one little bit;
    nada de quejas, ¿de acuerdo? no complaining, right?, I don't want any complaints, right?;
    nada más nothing else, nothing more;
    ¿desean algo más? – nada más, gracias do you want anything else? – no, that's everything o all, thank you;
    no quiero nada más I don't want anything else;
    me dio de plazo dos días nada más she only gave me two days to do it;
    me ha costado nada más que 20 dólares it only cost me 20 dollars;
    ¡tanto esfuerzo para nada! all that effort for nothing!
    2. [poco, muy poco]
    yo apenas sé nada de ese tema I hardly know anything about that subject;
    es muy frágil y con nada se parte it's very fragile and is easily broken;
    dentro de nada any second now;
    lo he visto salir hace nada I saw him leave just a moment ago o just this minute;
    no hace nada que salió he left just a moment ago o just this minute;
    por nada se enfada she gets angry at the slightest thing, it doesn't take much for her to get angry;
    CAm, Col, Ven Fam
    a cada nada every five minutes, constantly;
    Méx
    en nada estuvo que se casara he very nearly got married
    3. Esp [en tenis] love;
    treinta nada thirty love
    4. [expresando negación]
    ¡nada de eso! absolutely not!;
    no pienso ir, ni llamar, ni nada I won't go, or call, or anything;
    no tenemos ni coche, ni moto, ni nada que se le parezca we don't have a car or a motorbike, or anything of that sort
    5. Comp
    ¡ahí es nada!, ¡casi nada!: cuesta cinco millones, ¡ahí es nada! o [m5]¡casi nada! it costs a cool five million!;
    como si nada as if nothing was the matter, as if nothing had happened;
    (nada más y) nada menos que [cosa] no less than;
    [persona] none other than; Fam
    ni nada: ¡no es alta ni nada la chica! she's tall all right!, you could say she's tall!;
    no es por nada: no es por nada pero creo que estás equivocado don't take this the wrong way, but I think you're mistaken;
    no es por nada pero llevas la bragueta abierta by the way, your fly's undone
    adv
    1. [en absoluto] at all;
    la película no me ha gustado nada I didn't like the movie at all;
    no he dormido nada I didn't get any sleep at all;
    no es nada extraño it's not at all strange;
    la obra no es nada aburrida the play isn't the slightest bit boring;
    no está nada mal it's not at all bad;
    no nos llevamos nada bien we don't get on at all well;
    Fam
    ¿te importa que me quede? – ¡para nada! do you mind if I stay? – of course not! o not at all!
    2. Fam [enfático]
    nada, que no hay manera de convencerle but no, he just refuses to be convinced
    nf
    1.
    la nada nothingness, the void;
    [el no ser]
    salir o [m5] surgir de la nada to appear out of o from nowhere
    2. Méx, RP Fam [muy poco]
    le pedí plata y me dio una nada I asked him for some money and he gave me next to nothing;
    comí una nada de helado I had a tiny bit of ice cream
    de nada loc adj
    te he traído un regalito de nada I've brought you a little something;
    es sólo un rasguño de nada it's just a little scratch
    nada más loc adv
    1. [al poco de]
    nada más salir de casa… no sooner had I left the house than…, as soon as I left the house…;
    nos iremos nada más cenar we'll go as soon as we've had dinner, we'll go straight after dinner
    2. Méx [solamente]
    nada más vine yo I'm the only one who's come
    3. Méx [sin más]
    de la fiesta regresaron a casa y nada más they went straight home after the party
    * * *
    I pron nothing;
    no hay nada there isn’t anything;
    no es nada it’s nothing;
    nada más nothing else;
    nada menos que no less than;
    nada de nada nothing at all;
    para nada not at all;
    no lo entiendes para nada you don’t understand at all;
    lo dices como si nada you talk about it as if it was nothing;
    más que nada more than anything;
    no lo haría por nada del mundo I wouldn’t do it if you paid me;
    por menos de nada for no reason at all;
    nada más llegar as soon as I arrived;
    antes de nada first of all;
    ¡nada de eso! fam you can put that idea out of your head;
    ¡casi nada! peanuts!;
    ¡de nada! you’re welcome, not at all;
    pues nada, … well, …
    II adv not at all;
    no ha llovido nada it hasn’t rained;
    no estoy nada contento I’m not at all happy
    III f nothingness
    * * *
    nada adv
    : not at all, not in the least
    no estamos nada cansados: we are not at all tired
    nada nf
    1) : nothingness
    2) : smidgen, bit
    una nada le disgusta: the slightest thing upsets him
    nada pron
    1) : nothing
    no estoy haciendo nada: I'm not doing anything
    2)
    casi nada : next to nothing
    3)
    de nada : you're welcome
    4)
    dentro de nada : very soon, in no time
    5)
    nada más : nothing else, nothing more
    * * *
    nada1 adv at all
    nada2 pron
    1. nothing / not... anything
    no hay nada, está vacío there's nothing there, it's empty
    2. (en tenis) love
    de nada (como respuesta) you're welcome / don't mention it (sin importancia) little / slight
    nada de no / any
    no tengo nada de dinero I've got no money / I haven't got any money
    no habla nada de inglés he speaks no English / doesn't speak any English
    nada más... as soon as...
    nada más entrar, vi a Fernando I saw Fernando as soon as I went in

    Spanish-English dictionary > nada

  • 12 nivel

    m.
    1 level, height (altura).
    al nivel de level with
    al nivel del mar at sea level
    la capital está a 250 metros sobre el nivel del mar the capital is 250 meters above sea level
    2 level, standard (grado).
    no tiene un buen nivel de inglés his level of English is poor
    una reunión al más alto nivel a meeting at the highest level, a top-level meeting
    al mismo nivel (que) on a level o par (with)
    a nivel europeo at a European level
    nivel mental level of intelligence
    nivel de vida standard of living
    3 spirit level (instrument).
    4 carpenter's level, level.
    5 floor, storey, decker.
    De dos niveles Used as a suffix -decker: Double-decker
    * * *
    1 (altura) level, height
    2 (categoría) level, standard, degree
    \
    a nivel de as for
    a nivel de gastos as far as expenses are concerned, regarding expenses
    al más alto nivel at the highest level
    nivel de producción production level
    nivel de vida standard of living
    nivel del mar sea level
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=altura) level, height

    la nieve alcanzó un nivel de 1,5m — the snow reached a depth of 1.5m

    a nivel[gen] level, flush; (=horizontal) horizontal

    al nivel de — on a level with, at the same height as, on the same level as

    paso a nivel — level crossing, grade crossing (EEUU)

    nivel de(l) aceite — (Aut etc) oil level

    2) [escolar, cultural] level, standard

    conferencia al más alto nivel, conferencia de alto nivel — high-level conference, top-level conference

    estar al nivel de — to be equal to, be on a level with

    niveles de audiencia — ratings, audience rating sing ; (TV) viewing figures

    3) (=instrumento) (tb: nivel de aire, nivel de burbuja) spirit level
    4)

    a nivel de(=en cuanto a) as for, as regards; (=como) as; (=a tono con) in keeping with

    a nivel de viajes — so far as travel is concerned, regarding travel

    * * *
    a) ( altura) level
    b) (en escala, jerarquía) level
    * * *
    = degree, extent, index [indices/indexes, -pl.], level, range, scale, threshold, rank, gradation, grade, plateau [plateaux, -pl.], stratum [strata, -pl.], tier, rung.
    Ex. This degree of standardisation is not the pattern outside of this specific area of application.
    Ex. The extent of searchable elements will vary from one data base to another.
    Ex. As job anxiety scores increased, job satisfaction indices decreased.
    Ex. In particular series entries are useful for series where the series title indicates a particular subject scope, style of approach, level or audience.
    Ex. Overall, the library media specialists experienced stress in the mild to moderate range.
    Ex. Various scales of relevance ratings may be established.
    Ex. But documents with the following terms assigned would be rejected on the grounds that their combined weights did not exceed the pre-selected threshold.
    Ex. However, Cutter suggested that we should ignore on economic grounds both upward links (from narrower to broader subjects) and collateral (sideways) links from one term to another of equal rank.
    Ex. Until the mid nineteen hundreds, this community presented an almost feudal pattern of wealthy merchants and factory hands, with several gradations between these extremes.
    Ex. The project is concerned with the investigation of conditions of appointment for women librarians as well as the grades and salary scales assigned to library tasks.
    Ex. With the advent of both library on-line public access catalogue and end-user searching of on-line and CD-ROM data bases, the need for improved instruction in library use approaches a new plateau.
    Ex. However, amongst this stratum of the population, library users demonstrated greater residential stability.
    Ex. The author proposes a four tier planning framework for information technology, information systems and information management.
    Ex. In all types of libraries, programmes have been started, usually by keen librarians from the lower rungs of the profession.
    ----
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * alcanzar niveles mínimos = reach + a low ebb.
    * alfabetización a nivel mundial = world literacy.
    * al mismo nivel de = flush with.
    * al mismo nivel que = on a par with, in the same league as.
    * alto nivel = high standard.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * 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 todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a un alto nivel = high level [high-level].
    * a un nivel básico = at a lay level.
    * a un nivel por debajo del nacional = sub-national [subnational].
    * a varios niveles = multilevel [multi-level], at varying levels, many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * bajada de nivel = drawdown.
    * bajar el nivel = lower + the bar.
    * barrera de paso a nivel = level-crossing gate.
    * clasificado por nivel de dificultad = graded.
    * construido en dos niveles = split-level.
    * con una nivel de especialización medio = semi-skilled.
    * con un buen nivel = fluent.
    * con un mayor nivel educativo = better educated [better-educated].
    * con un menor nivel educativo = lesser-educated.
    * con un nivel de estudios alto = well educated [well-educated].
    * curva de nivel = contour line.
    * dar un nivel de prioridad alto = put + Nombre + high on + Posesivo + list of priorities.
    * de alto nivel = of a high order, high level [high-level], high-powered.
    * de bajo nivel = lower-level, low-level.
    * de diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * de dos niveles = two-tier.
    * de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * de nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * de nivel intelectual medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * de nivel medio = medium level [medium-level], middle-range, mid-level.
    * de nivel superior = upper-level, top echelon, higher-level.
    * de primer nivel = first-level.
    * descenso de nivel = drawdown.
    * descripción bibliográfica de primer nivel = first-level bibliographic description.
    * de segundo nivel = second-level.
    * de tercer nivel = third-level.
    * de tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * de varios niveles = multilevel [multi-level].
    * en cuatro niveles = quadraplaner.
    * en dos niveles = split-level.
    * en el nivel básico = at grass roots level.
    * en el nivel intermedio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el nivel medio de = in the middle range of.
    * en otro nivel = on a different plane.
    * en su nivel más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en un nivel bajo = at a low ebb.
    * estar al mismo nivel = be on a par.
    * gestor de nivel medio = middle manager.
    * gran nivel = high standard.
    * nivel alto de dirección = higher management.
    * nivel alto de gestión = higher management.
    * nivel avanzado = advanced level.
    * nivel básico = introductory level.
    * nivel cultural = literacy.
    * nivel de aceptación = adoption rate, acceptance rate.
    * nivel de adopción = adoption rate.
    * nivel de alfabetización = literacy, literacy rate.
    * nivel de analfabetismo = illiteracy rate.
    * nivel de atención = attention span.
    * nivel de azúcar en la sangre = level of blood sugar.
    * nivel de cobertura = depth of coverage.
    * nivel de colesterol = cholesterol level.
    * nivel de colesterol en la sangre = blood cholesterol level.
    * nivel de confianza = confidence level.
    * nivel de demanda = level of demand.
    * nivel de desarrollo = stage of development, developmental level, development level, level of development.
    * nivel de detalle = completeness, granularity, level of detail.
    * nivel de dominio medio = working knowledge.
    * nivel de estudios = educational background, level of education.
    * nivel de ingresos = income level, earning capacity, earning power.
    * nivel de la calle = road-level.
    * nivel del agua = water level.
    * nivel del alfabetización = literacy.
    * nivel de lectura = reading ability.
    * nivel de los usuarios = audience level.
    * nivel del público = audience level.
    * nivel del subconsciente, el = subconscious level, the.
    * nivel de luminosidad = light level.
    * nivel de pobreza = poverty level.
    * nivel de presentación = level of presentation.
    * nivel de ruido = noise level.
    * nivel de saciedad = point of futility.
    * nivel de satisfacción del usuario = user satisfaction.
    * nivel de saturación = point of futility.
    * nivel de solvencia = credit rating.
    * nivel de subdivisión = granularity.
    * nivel de utilización = degree of use.
    * nivel de vida = standard of living, living standard.
    * nivel económico = wealth.
    * nivel educativo = educational level, education level, level of education.
    * nivel escolar = grade level.
    * niveles de detalle en la descripción = levels of detail in the description.
    * nivel freático = groundwater table, water table.
    * nivel inferior = micro level [micro-leve/microlevel].
    * nivel intermedio = meso level, intermediate level.
    * nivel introductorio = introductory level.
    * nivel jerárquico falso = false link.
    * nivel máximo = high-water mark.
    * nivel máximo del agua = high-water mark.
    * nivel medio = middle range.
    * nivel medio de gestión = middle management.
    * nivel mínimo = low-water mark.
    * nivel mínimo del agua = low-water mark.
    * nivel profesional = competence, professional level.
    * nivel salarial = salary bracket.
    * nivel socioeconómico = socioeconomic status.
    * nivel superior = top level, top layer, macro level [macro-leve/macrolevel].
    * ocupar un nivel de prioridad alto = be high on + list, rank + high on the list of priorities.
    * pasar al siguiente nivel = move it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    * paso a nivel = level-crossing.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * poner al mismo nivel que = bring + Nombre + to a par with.
    * por niveles = multilayered [multi-layered/multi layered], multilayer, layered, tiered.
    * preparación contra emergencias a nivel nacional = domestic preparedness.
    * rebajarse al nivel de Alguien = get down to + Posesivo + level.
    * ser de alto nivel = be at a high level.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * situado a nivel de la calle = ground-floor.
    * subir de nivel = move it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    * subir el nivel = raise + standard, raise + the bar.
    * teoría de niveles integrados = theory of integrative levels.
    * último nivel, el = bottom rung, the.
    * * *
    a) ( altura) level
    b) (en escala, jerarquía) level
    * * *
    = degree, extent, index [indices/indexes, -pl.], level, range, scale, threshold, rank, gradation, grade, plateau [plateaux, -pl.], stratum [strata, -pl.], tier, rung.

    Ex: This degree of standardisation is not the pattern outside of this specific area of application.

    Ex: The extent of searchable elements will vary from one data base to another.
    Ex: As job anxiety scores increased, job satisfaction indices decreased.
    Ex: In particular series entries are useful for series where the series title indicates a particular subject scope, style of approach, level or audience.
    Ex: Overall, the library media specialists experienced stress in the mild to moderate range.
    Ex: Various scales of relevance ratings may be established.
    Ex: But documents with the following terms assigned would be rejected on the grounds that their combined weights did not exceed the pre-selected threshold.
    Ex: However, Cutter suggested that we should ignore on economic grounds both upward links (from narrower to broader subjects) and collateral (sideways) links from one term to another of equal rank.
    Ex: Until the mid nineteen hundreds, this community presented an almost feudal pattern of wealthy merchants and factory hands, with several gradations between these extremes.
    Ex: The project is concerned with the investigation of conditions of appointment for women librarians as well as the grades and salary scales assigned to library tasks.
    Ex: With the advent of both library on-line public access catalogue and end-user searching of on-line and CD-ROM data bases, the need for improved instruction in library use approaches a new plateau.
    Ex: However, amongst this stratum of the population, library users demonstrated greater residential stability.
    Ex: The author proposes a four tier planning framework for information technology, information systems and information management.
    Ex: In all types of libraries, programmes have been started, usually by keen librarians from the lower rungs of the profession.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * alcanzar niveles mínimos = reach + a low ebb.
    * alfabetización a nivel mundial = world literacy.
    * al mismo nivel de = flush with.
    * al mismo nivel que = on a par with, in the same league as.
    * alto nivel = high standard.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * 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 todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a un alto nivel = high level [high-level].
    * a un nivel básico = at a lay level.
    * a un nivel por debajo del nacional = sub-national [subnational].
    * a varios niveles = multilevel [multi-level], at varying levels, many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * bajada de nivel = drawdown.
    * bajar el nivel = lower + the bar.
    * barrera de paso a nivel = level-crossing gate.
    * clasificado por nivel de dificultad = graded.
    * construido en dos niveles = split-level.
    * con una nivel de especialización medio = semi-skilled.
    * con un buen nivel = fluent.
    * con un mayor nivel educativo = better educated [better-educated].
    * con un menor nivel educativo = lesser-educated.
    * con un nivel de estudios alto = well educated [well-educated].
    * curva de nivel = contour line.
    * dar un nivel de prioridad alto = put + Nombre + high on + Posesivo + list of priorities.
    * de alto nivel = of a high order, high level [high-level], high-powered.
    * de bajo nivel = lower-level, low-level.
    * de diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * de dos niveles = two-tier.
    * de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * de nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * de nivel intelectual medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * de nivel medio = medium level [medium-level], middle-range, mid-level.
    * de nivel superior = upper-level, top echelon, higher-level.
    * de primer nivel = first-level.
    * descenso de nivel = drawdown.
    * descripción bibliográfica de primer nivel = first-level bibliographic description.
    * de segundo nivel = second-level.
    * de tercer nivel = third-level.
    * de tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * de varios niveles = multilevel [multi-level].
    * en cuatro niveles = quadraplaner.
    * en dos niveles = split-level.
    * en el nivel básico = at grass roots level.
    * en el nivel intermedio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el nivel medio de = in the middle range of.
    * en otro nivel = on a different plane.
    * en su nivel más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en un nivel bajo = at a low ebb.
    * estar al mismo nivel = be on a par.
    * gestor de nivel medio = middle manager.
    * gran nivel = high standard.
    * nivel alto de dirección = higher management.
    * nivel alto de gestión = higher management.
    * nivel avanzado = advanced level.
    * nivel básico = introductory level.
    * nivel cultural = literacy.
    * nivel de aceptación = adoption rate, acceptance rate.
    * nivel de adopción = adoption rate.
    * nivel de alfabetización = literacy, literacy rate.
    * nivel de analfabetismo = illiteracy rate.
    * nivel de atención = attention span.
    * nivel de azúcar en la sangre = level of blood sugar.
    * nivel de cobertura = depth of coverage.
    * nivel de colesterol = cholesterol level.
    * nivel de colesterol en la sangre = blood cholesterol level.
    * nivel de confianza = confidence level.
    * nivel de demanda = level of demand.
    * nivel de desarrollo = stage of development, developmental level, development level, level of development.
    * nivel de detalle = completeness, granularity, level of detail.
    * nivel de dominio medio = working knowledge.
    * nivel de estudios = educational background, level of education.
    * nivel de ingresos = income level, earning capacity, earning power.
    * nivel de la calle = road-level.
    * nivel del agua = water level.
    * nivel del alfabetización = literacy.
    * nivel de lectura = reading ability.
    * nivel de los usuarios = audience level.
    * nivel del público = audience level.
    * nivel del subconsciente, el = subconscious level, the.
    * nivel de luminosidad = light level.
    * nivel de pobreza = poverty level.
    * nivel de presentación = level of presentation.
    * nivel de ruido = noise level.
    * nivel de saciedad = point of futility.
    * nivel de satisfacción del usuario = user satisfaction.
    * nivel de saturación = point of futility.
    * nivel de solvencia = credit rating.
    * nivel de subdivisión = granularity.
    * nivel de utilización = degree of use.
    * nivel de vida = standard of living, living standard.
    * nivel económico = wealth.
    * nivel educativo = educational level, education level, level of education.
    * nivel escolar = grade level.
    * niveles de detalle en la descripción = levels of detail in the description.
    * nivel freático = groundwater table, water table.
    * nivel inferior = micro level [micro-leve/microlevel].
    * nivel intermedio = meso level, intermediate level.
    * nivel introductorio = introductory level.
    * nivel jerárquico falso = false link.
    * nivel máximo = high-water mark.
    * nivel máximo del agua = high-water mark.
    * nivel medio = middle range.
    * nivel medio de gestión = middle management.
    * nivel mínimo = low-water mark.
    * nivel mínimo del agua = low-water mark.
    * nivel profesional = competence, professional level.
    * nivel salarial = salary bracket.
    * nivel socioeconómico = socioeconomic status.
    * nivel superior = top level, top layer, macro level [macro-leve/macrolevel].
    * ocupar un nivel de prioridad alto = be high on + list, rank + high on the list of priorities.
    * pasar al siguiente nivel = move it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    * paso a nivel = level-crossing.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * poner al mismo nivel que = bring + Nombre + to a par with.
    * por niveles = multilayered [multi-layered/multi layered], multilayer, layered, tiered.
    * preparación contra emergencias a nivel nacional = domestic preparedness.
    * rebajarse al nivel de Alguien = get down to + Posesivo + level.
    * ser de alto nivel = be at a high level.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * situado a nivel de la calle = ground-floor.
    * subir de nivel = move it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    * subir el nivel = raise + standard, raise + the bar.
    * teoría de niveles integrados = theory of integrative levels.
    * último nivel, el = bottom rung, the.

    * * *
    A
    1 (altura) level
    está a 2.300 metros sobre el nivel del mar it is 2,300 meters above sea level
    pon los cuadros al mismo nivel hang the pictures at the same height
    2 (en una escala, jerarquía) level
    negociaciones al más alto nivel top-level negotiations
    un funcionario de bajo nivel a low-ranking civil servant
    a nivel de mandos medios at middle-management level
    una solución a nivel internacional an international solution
    la obra no llega a pasar del nivel de un melodrama the play never rises above melodrama
    no está al nivel de los demás he's not up to the same standard as the others, he's not on a par with the others
    no supo estar al nivel de las circunstancias he failed to rise to the occasion, he didn't live up to expectations
    es incapaz de comprometerse tanto a nivel político como a nivel personal he's incapable of committing himself either politically or emotionally o on either a political or an emotional level
    Compuestos:
    standard of living
    water table
    B ( Const) tb
    nivel de burbuja or de aire spirit level
    * * *

     

    nivel sustantivo masculino

    b) (en escala, jerarquía) level;


    nivel de vida standard of living;
    no está al nivel de los demás he's not up to the same standard as the others;
    el nivel de las universidades mexicanas the standard of Mexican universities
    nivel sustantivo masculino
    1 (de las aguas, de un punto) level: estamos tres metros sobre el nivel del mar, we are at three metres above sea level
    2 (cultural, social, económico) level, standard: su nivel de francés es peor que el tuyo, her level of French is lower than yours
    3 (jerarquía) level
    4 (utensilio) level
    5 Ferroc paso a nivel, level crossing, US grade crossing
    ' nivel' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alta
    - alto
    - altura
    - baja
    - bajo
    - escalón
    - indicador
    - indicadora
    - ministerial
    - paso
    - plana
    - plano
    - ras
    - tren
    - alcanzar
    - azúcar
    - chato
    - competir
    - creces
    - crecida
    - cultural
    - descender
    - descenso
    - desnivelado
    - elemental
    - elevar
    - equiparar
    - hundimiento
    - hundir
    - intermedio
    - menguar
    - parejo
    - rango
    - sobre
    - sobrepasar
    - superior
    English:
    above
    - academic
    - catch up
    - crossing
    - down
    - grade
    - ground level
    - high-level
    - high-powered
    - intermediate
    - keep up
    - level
    - level crossing
    - living standards
    - maintain
    - oil
    - oil gauge
    - par
    - plane
    - proficiency
    - quality
    - rank
    - reach
    - sea-level
    - spirit level
    - stand
    - standard
    - top
    - top-level
    - up to
    - water level
    - watermark
    - A level
    - basis
    - bracket
    - catch
    - comprehensive
    - contour
    - county
    - deck
    - degree
    - descend
    - dumb
    - ground
    - high
    - keep
    - lapse
    - living
    - lowest common denominator
    - low
    * * *
    nivel nm
    1. [altura] level, height;
    al nivel de level with;
    al nivel del mar at sea level;
    la capital está a 250 metros sobre el nivel del mar the capital is 250 metres above sea level
    2. [piso, capa] level
    Geol nivel freático groundwater level o table
    3. [grado] level, standard;
    a nivel europeo at a European level;
    son los líderes a nivel mundial they are the world leaders;
    un problema que hay que abordar a nivel mundial a problem that has to be tackled internationally o globally;
    tiene un buen nivel de inglés she speaks good English;
    en esa universidad tienen un nivel altísimo the standard at that university is very high;
    una reunión al más alto nivel a meeting at the highest level, a top-level meeting;
    al mismo nivel (que) on a level o par (with)
    Informát nivel de acceso access level;
    nivel de colesterol cholesterol level;
    Informát niveles de gris grey(scale) levels;
    nivel mental level of intelligence;
    nivel de vida standard of living
    4. [instrumento]
    nivel (de burbuja) spirit level
    5.
    a nivel de [considerado incorrecto] as regards, as for;
    a nivel de salarios as regards o as for salaries;
    a nivel personal estoy contento on a personal level I'm happy
    * * *
    m
    1 level;
    a nivel mundial/nacional at o on a global/national level;
    un incremento del 4% a nivel nacional a 4% increase nationwide
    2 ( altura) height
    * * *
    nivel nm
    1) : level, height
    nivel del mar: sea level
    2) : level, standard
    nivel de vida: standard of living
    * * *
    1. (en general) level
    2. (calidad) standard

    Spanish-English dictionary > nivel

  • 13 nivel de saciedad

    Ex. The number of documents through which a searcher is willing to browse before giving up in disgust is his 'futility point'.
    * * *

    Ex: The number of documents through which a searcher is willing to browse before giving up in disgust is his 'futility point'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > nivel de saciedad

  • 14 nivel de saturación

    Ex. The number of documents through which a searcher is willing to browse before giving up in disgust is his 'futility point'.
    * * *

    Ex: The number of documents through which a searcher is willing to browse before giving up in disgust is his 'futility point'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > nivel de saturación

  • 15 no

    adv.
    1 not.
    no sé I don't know
    no es fácil it's not easy, it isn't easy
    no tiene dinero he has no money, he hasn't got any money
    no veo nada I can't see anything
    todavía no not yet
    ¿has oído las noticias? — no have you heard the news? — no o no, I haven't
    ¿aprobó? — no did she pass? — no o no, she didn't
    ¿comen juntos? -- no siempre do they go for lunch together? -- not always
    no fumadores non-smokers
    2 no, not.
    intj.
    no, nah, no way, nay.
    m.
    no.
    * * *
    NO
    1 ( nordoeste) northwest; (símbolo) NW
    * * *
    adv.
    1) no, not
    2) non
    * * *
    ABR
    = noroeste NW
    * * *
    (= noroeste) NW
    * * *
    = by no means, NOT, nay, no, not.
    Nota: Negación usada con verbos; para los nombres, véase no.
    Ex. However, UDC is by no means always applied to this degree of detail in libraries.
    Ex. The Boolean logic operator NOT excludes records containing a particular word.
    Ex. Said another timidly, nay, sheepishly: 'You can see we need help, can't you Mr. Bibeau?'.
    Ex. In either case, the patient keys in the responses, which may be as simple as 'yes' or 'no'.
    Ex. The Boolean logic operator not excludes records containing a particular word.
    ----
    * alfabeto no romano = non-Roman alphabet.
    * aún no nacido = unborn.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * base de datos no bibliográfica = non-bibliographic database.
    * catalogación no automatizada = non-computerised cataloguing.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * ¿de dónde si no...? = where else...?.
    * ¡Dios no lo quiera! = God forbid.
    * documento recuperado no pertinente = false drop.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees.
    * el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * esto no quiere decir que = this is not to say that.
    * evaluación no intrusiva = unobtrusive evaluation.
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * lo creas o no = believe it or not.
    * material no devuelto = non-return.
    * material no impreso = non-print [nonprint], non-print media.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * ¿no? = do you?, do you?.
    * no {predisponer} en contra = stay on + the right side of.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * no abrasivo = non-abrasive.
    * no aburrir a Alguien con todos los detalles = spare + Nombe + all the details.
    * no académico = non-academic.
    * no acentuado = unaccented.
    * no aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptarse = go by + the board.
    * no aceptar un no por respuesta = not take + no for an answer.
    * no acercarse a = steer + clear of, stay away from, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * no acercarse a Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no ácido = acid-free.
    * no acostumbrado a = unfamiliar with.
    * no actual = non-current.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * no actuar como se debe = be remiss.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * no acudir = stay away.
    * no acuoso = non-aqueous.
    * no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
    * no adosado = detached.
    * no afectado = unaffected.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no afiliado = unaffiliated.
    * no afín = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no agobiarse = take + Posesivo + time.
    * no agravante = non-exacerbating.
    * no agrupado = unclustered.
    * no aguantar más = have had enough.
    * no aguantar ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no alcanzar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no alergénico = non-allergenic.
    * no alfabetizado = non-literate.
    * no amante de la literatura = non-literary.
    * no americano = non-US, un-American.
    * no amortizable = irredeemable.
    * no analizado = unexamined.
    * no anclado = unanchored.
    * no andar con reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar con tapujos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no andarse con rodeos = call + a spade a spade.
    * no antes de = no sooner than.
    * no añorar el pasado = never + look back.
    * no aparecer = be not included.
    * no apartarse del buen camino = keep on + the right track.
    * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit].
    * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential, fall (far) behind + potential.
    * no apto para menores = X-rated.
    * no arrepentirse = not look back, never + look back.
    * no arriesgarse = play it + safe.
    * no asignado = unallocated, unassigned.
    * no asistencia = non-attendance.
    * no asistente = non-attender [nonattender].
    * no asistir = stay away.
    * no atendido = unsatisfied.
    * no atreverse a = flinch at/from, have + no stomach for.
    * no atreverse a tratar = fear to + tread.
    * no auténtico = unauthentic.
    * no autorizado = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unapproved.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * no bajarse del burro = stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * no bastar = not be good enough.
    * no bibliográfico = non-book [nonbook], non-bibliographic, non-bibliographical.
    * no bibliotecario = non-librarian.
    * no británico = non-UK.
    * no buscarle las pulgas al perro = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no cabe ni un alfiler = no room to swing a cat.
    * no caber en sí de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * no canjeable = irredeemable.
    * no cantante = nonsinger.
    * no cantes victoria antes de tiempo = don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
    * no captar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
    * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
    * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * no centrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no científico = unscientific.
    * no cobrado = uncollected.
    * no codificado = non-coded.
    * no coercitivo = non-coercive.
    * no coger Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no coger por sorpresa = come as + no surprise.
    * no coincidente = ill matched.
    * no colar = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no comentado = unannotated.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * no compatible = non-compatible.
    * no compensatorio = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * no comprender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no comprobado = untested.
    * no comprometido = uncommitted.
    * no concebirse desde ningún punto de vista = be impossible under any hypothesis.
    * no concentrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no concentrar el esfuerzo = spread + Nombre + thinly.
    * no concordar con = be at odds with.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conductual = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no confirmado = unsubstantiated.
    * no conformarse con un no = not take + no for an answer.
    * no conmovedor = unmoving.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * no considerarse parte de = hold + Reflexivo + apart from.
    * no consumible = nonconsumptive.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * no contagioso = non-contagious.
    * no contaminado = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * no contar = be out of the picture.
    * no contar con = leave + Nombre + out of the picture, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * no contencioso = non-contentious.
    * no convencional = non-conventional.
    * no convexo = nonconvex [non-convex].
    * no corregido = uncorrected.
    * no correlativo = non-consecutive.
    * no correr prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no corroborado = unsubstantiated.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no creerse Algo del todo = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no crítico = non-critical.
    * no cualificado = unskilled.
    * no cuestionarse la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspend + disbelief.
    * no cumplido = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no cumplir = fall + short of, welsh on.
    * no cumplir con el plazo de publicación = miss + publication deadline.
    * no cumplir con + Posesivo + deber = be remiss.
    * no cumplir las expectativas = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo esperado = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo prometido = fall + short of + Posesivo + promise.
    * no cumplir una norma = fall (far) short of + norm.
    * no cumplir un objetivo = fall + short of goal.
    * no cumplir unos criterios = fall (far) short of + criteria.
    * no cumplir unos requisitos = fall + short of requirements.
    * no cursar una asignatura = skip + grades.
    * no dar crédito a = disbelief.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + oídos = not believe + Posesivo + ears.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + ojos = not believe + Posesivo + eyes.
    * no dar fruto = come to + nothing.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no dar más de sí = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch.
    * no dar ningún resultado = give + zero results, be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no darse cuenta de = sneak under + the radar, go + unnoticed.
    * no darse de cuenta de = be blind to.
    * no darse por vencido fácilmente = not take + no for an answer.
    * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals.
    * no debemos + Infinitivo = let us not + Infinitivo.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no + deber + sorprender que = it + be + not surprising that.
    * no debes juzgar un libro por el color de sus pastas = don't judge a book by its cover, don't judge a book by its cover.
    * no debidamente reconocido = unsung.
    * no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no decir nada nuevo = much ado about nothing.
    * no decir palabrotas = watch + Posesivo + mouth.
    * no de comportamiento = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no de conducta = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no decreciente = non-decreasing.
    * no dedicado a la investigación = non-research.
    * no definido = unstated.
    * no definirse = sit on + the fence.
    * no dejar a nadie fuera = inclusivity.
    * no dejar de enviar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar de mandar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar duda = leave + little doubt.
    * no dejar entrar = turn + Nombre + away, keep out.
    * no dejar ninguna duda = leave + no doubt.
    * no dejar ni un cabo suelto = tie up + all the loose ends.
    * no dejar pasar = keep out.
    * no dejar pasar la oportunidad = ride + the wave.
    * no dejar títere con cabeza = turn + everything upside down.
    * no deliberado = unintentional.
    * no del todo maduro = underripe.
    * no democrático = undemocratic.
    * no desanimarse = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no descansar en + Posesivo + tumba = spin + in + Posesivo + grave.
    * no descriptor = non-descriptor.
    * no deseado = unwanted, undesired, uninvited.
    * no desfallecer = keep up.
    * no desgastarse fácilmente = wear + well.
    * no desglosable = unbreakable.
    * no desmerecer = compare + favourably.
    * no destructivo = non-destructive.
    * no desvelar + Posesivo + identidad = protect + Posesivo + identity.
    * no determinista = nondeterministic [non-deterministic].
    * no devolverse = be non-refundable.
    * no diferenciador = nondistinctive.
    * no diferenciarse de = be nothing short of.
    * no digno de confianza = untrustworthy.
    * no discapacitado = able-bodied.
    * no disciplinario = impunitive.
    * no discriminatorio con respecto al sexo = gender neutral.
    * no disponible = not applicable [N/A].
    * no disponible para el préstamo = not-loanable.
    * no dispuesto = unprepared.
    * no distinguir entre... y... = make + little distinction between... and....
    * no distintivo = nondistinctive.
    * no distribuido = undelivered, undelivered.
    * no docente = non-teaching.
    * no económico = non-economic [noneconomic].
    * no educativo = non-teaching, non-educational.
    * no efímero = non-volatile [nonvolatile].
    * no eléctrico = nonelectrical [non-electrical].
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no encontrar ni el pie ni la cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no en inglés = non-English.
    * no entender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no entender Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no entender lo esencial = miss + the point.
    * no entender ni una papa de = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no entendido por la materia = outsider.
    * no entregado = undelivered.
    * no envío = non-shipment.
    * no epiléptico = non-epileptic.
    * no es asombroso que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no escatimar = unstinting.
    * no escatimar dinero = lavish + money.
    * no escatimar gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no escrito = unwritten.
    * no es de extrañar que = no wonder that, small wonder that.
    * no es de sorprender que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no esencial = non-essential [nonessential].
    * no es lo mismo en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * no especialista = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no especializado = broader-based.
    * no especificar = leave + undefined.
    * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on).
    * no esta disponible = be down.
    * no estándar = non-standard [nonstandard].
    * no estar + Adjetivo + en absoluto = be far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar a la altura de las expectativas = fall below + expectations.
    * no estar a la altura de lo que se espera = fall below + expectations, be below par, be under par.
    * no estar al tanto de = be out of touch with.
    * no estar bien equilibrado = skew.
    * no estar contento = be unhappy.
    * no estar convencido = be dubious.
    * no estar coordinado con = be out of step with.
    * no estar de acuerdo = be at variance, disagree, beg to differ.
    * no estar de acuerdo (con) = disapprove (of).
    * no estar de acuerdo con la idea de = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * no estar de suerte = be out of luck.
    * no estar deteriorado = unimpaired.
    * no estar disponible = be unavailable.
    * no estar dispuesto a = be unwilling to, be negatively disposed to.
    * no estar documentado = be undocumented.
    * no estar en condiciones de = be unfit for.
    * no estar en el mejor momento de Uno = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en funcionamiento = be down.
    * no estar en plenitud de facultades = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en + Posesivo + cabales = insane.
    * no estar en sintonía con = be out of step with.
    * no estar expuesto al público = be out of the public eye.
    * no estar familiarizado con = be unfamiliar with.
    * no estar finalizado (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + completeness.
    * no estar incluido = be not included.
    * no estar muy católico = feel + bad.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nunca satisfecho = enough + be + not/never + enough.
    * no estar presente en = be absent (from).
    * no estar relacionado con = be unrelated to.
    * no estar seguro = be uncertain.
    * no estar seguro de = be unsure about/of.
    * no estar utilizable = be down.
    * no es una ciencia exacta = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no es un misterio = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no exacerbado = non-exacerbating.
    * no examinado = unexamined.
    * no exclusivo = non-exclusive.
    * no excluyente = inclusive, socially-inclusive.
    * no existe = not applicable [N/A].
    * no existir = be out of the picture.
    * no existir como tal = there + be + no such thing as, there + be + no such thing as.
    * no existir límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no existir muchos indicios de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no existir ningún indicio de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no experto = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no explorado = unexplored.
    * no explosivo = non-explosive.
    * no expresado = unspoken, unstated.
    * no expuesto a la luz = unexposed.
    * no falla = reliable.
    * no faltar el respeto = be civil towards.
    * no familiarizado con = unfamiliar with.
    * no ferroso = non-ferrous [nonferrous].
    * no fibroso = non-fibrous.
    * no figurar = be not included.
    * no fijado = non-net.
    * no fructificar = come to + nothing.
    * no fumador = non-smoker, non-smoking.
    * no funcionar = be out of order.
    * no funcionario = untenured, non-tenured.
    * no + Futuro = won't [will not].
    * no ganado = unearned.
    * no guardar relación con = be incommensurate with.
    * no gubernamental = non-government, non-governmental [nongovernmental].
    * no gustar = have + a dislike for, dislike, be uncomfortable + Gerundio, be uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable + Gerundio.
    * no haber = be unavailable.
    * no haber consecuencias = nothing + come of.
    * no + haber + dos + Nombre que = no two + Nombre.
    * no haber duda de que = there + be + no doubt that.
    * no haber duda (que) = there + be + no question (that).
    * no haber forma de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber indicios de que = there + be + no indication that.
    * no haber límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no haber llegado todavía = be yet to come.
    * no haber manera de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no haber muchas señales de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description.
    * no haber pero que valer = not take + no for an answer.
    * no haber prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no haber señal de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no habiendo = in the absence of.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no hace mucho = in the recent past.
    * no hace mucho tiempo = not so long ago.
    * no hacer Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no hacer Algo por cobardía = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer Algo por miedo = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer caso = brush aside.
    * no hacer caso a = turn + Posesivo + back on.
    * no hacer caso de = slight.
    * no hacer los deberes = be asleep at the wheel.
    * no hacer más que = do + no more than.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hacer ninguna gracia = not take + kindly to.
    * no hacer ningún cambio = stand + pat.
    * no hacer otra cosa que = do + nothing but.
    * no hacer sino = do + no more than.
    * no hay = there ain't [there aren't/isn't].
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no hay duda de que = undoubtedly.
    * no hay escapatoria = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay forma de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay límite(s) = the sky is the limit.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise, to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay manera de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay más remedio = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no hay + Nombre + que sean = no + Nombre + be.
    * no higroscópico = non-hygroscopic.
    * no hindú = non-Hindu.
    * no homosexual = straight man.
    * no humano = non-human [nonhuman].
    * no hurgar en la herida = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no idéntico = non-identical.
    * no identificado = unnamed.
    * no idoneidad = unsuitability.
    * no impacientarse con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * no importa = never mind, regardless of, whatever.
    * no importa + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que seaAdjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * no importa cómo = no matter how.
    * no importa lo + Adjetivo + que + Subjuntivo = no matter how + Adjetivo.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * No importa lo que se conoce, sino a quién se conoce = It's not what you know, but who you know.
    * no importa qué = whatever.
    * no importar = be all right with + Persona, make + no difference, cope with.
    * no importar Algo a Alguien = think + little of.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * no importar + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no importar lo que + pensar de = whatever + Pronombre + make of.
    * no importar nada = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no importa si... o = no matter whether... or.
    * no impreso = unprinted.
    * no incluido = unlisted.
    * no incluye = exclusive of.
    * no indicado = unstated.
    * no + Indicativo = fail to + Infinitivo.
    * no + Infinitivo = failure to + Infinitivo.
    * no infringir las leyes = stay on + the right side of the law, keep on + the right side of the law.
    * no ingresado = unearned.
    * no inmiscuirse en = remain + uninvolved in, stay away from.
    * no inmutarse = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash, keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * no inscripción = non-registration.
    * no intencional = non-intentional.
    * no interactivo = non-interactive.
    * no interesar = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no intervencionista = hands-off, isolationist.
    * no intrusivo = nonobtrusive.
    * no invasivo = noninvasive [non-invasive].
    * no invitado = uninvited.
    * no invitados, los = uninvited, the.
    * no involucrado = uninvolved.
    * no jerárquico = non-hierarchical.
    * no lector = non-reader [nonreader].
    * no letal = non-lethal.
    * no levantarse hasta tarde = have + a lie-in.
    * no librario = non-book [nonbook].
    * no lineal = nonlinear [non-linear].
    * no linealidad = nonlinearity [no-linearity].
    * no listo = unready.
    * no literario = unliterary, non-literary.
    * no llegar a = stop + short of, fall + short of.
    * no llegar a entender = miss + the mark, miss + the point.
    * no llegar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no llegar a un ideal = fall + short of ideal.
    * no llevar a ninguna parte = achieve + nothing, go + nowhere.
    * no llevar a ningún fin = beat + a dead horse, flog + a dead horse, fart + in the wind.
    * no llevar a ningún sitio = go + nowhere.
    * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough.
    * no lo dudes = take it from me.
    * no lucrativo = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * no manifiesto = undeclared.
    * no MARC = non-MARC.
    * no más que = in any more than.
    * no materializarse = fall through.
    * Nombre + no tardará mucho en = it won't be long before + Nombre.
    * Nombre + no tardó mucho en = it wasn't long before + Nombre.
    * no médico = non-clinical.
    * no merecer la pena = be no good.
    * no merecerse Algo = be unworthy of.
    * no meterse en líos = keep out of + trouble.
    * no meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no miembro = non-member [nonmember].
    * no militar = nonmilitary.
    * no monográfico = non-monographic.
    * no morderse la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no moverse = stay + put.
    * no mucho después = not long after.
    * no musical = non-musical.
    * no muy acertado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy apropiado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no muy listos, los = none-too-bright, the.
    * no nacido = unborn.
    * no necesitar mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * no nombrado = unnamed.
    * no nórdico = non-Nordic.
    * no obstaculizar = be out of the way of.
    * no obstante = albeit (that), however, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet, notwithstanding, none the less, though, that being said, all this said, when all is said and done.
    * no occidental = non-Western.
    * no ocultar las preferencias de Uno sobre Algo = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no oficial = non-government.
    * no olvidar = bear in + mind, be aware of.
    * no ordenado = unsorted.
    * no orgánico = non-organic.
    * no parar mucho en un sitio = live out of + a suitcase.
    * no parecer que = there + be + no sign of, there + be + little sign of.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no parecerse ni por asomo = different as night and day.
    * no parecer Uno Mismo = be out of character.
    * no participar = be out of the picture.
    * no participar en = be uninvolved in, remain + uninvolved in.
    * no partidista = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * no pasar mucho tiempo antes de que + Subjuntivo = be not long before + Indicativo.
    * no patentado = non-proprietary.
    * no pegar ni con cola = stick out like + a sore thumb.
    * no pensar en otra cosa que = be wrapped up in.
    * no pensar más en Algo = dismiss from + Posesivo + mind.
    * no pensar más que en = be wrapped up in.
    * no percatarse de = be blind to.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no perder de vista = keep + an eye on, keep + a beady eye on, keep in + sight.
    * no perder el ánimo = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no perder el control = stay on top of, stay on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * no perder el trabajo = stay in + work.
    * no perder la cabeza = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perder la calma = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perderse = keep on + the right track.
    * no perderse en/por = find + Posesivo + way round/through.
    * no perderse mucho, no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perfumado = non-scented.
    * no periódico = non-periodical.
    * no permitir = disallow.
    * no pertenecer a = have + no place in.
    * no perteneciente a la Comunidad Europea = non-EC.
    * no perteneciente al juzgado = out-of-court.
    * no pestañear = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash.
    * no pillar Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no pillar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no planificado = unplanned.
    * no poder = be unable to, cannot, can't [cannot].
    * no poder aguantar a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder conciliar el sueño = have + trouble sleeping, have + trouble sleeping.
    * no poder darse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder dejar de mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no poder dormir = sleeplessness.
    * no poder estarse quieto = have + the fidgets, fidget.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder hacer más que = do + little more than.
    * no poder permitirse = ill afford.
    * no poder permitirse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder quitarse Algo de la cabeza = can't get it out of my mind.
    * no poderse buscar = be unsearchable.
    * no poderse negar que = there + be + no denying that.
    * no poder sino + Infinitivo = cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder ver a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no polémico = non-controversial [noncontroversial], non-contentious.
    * no poner en duda = be unquestioned.
    * ¡No, por lo que más quieras! = Not on your life!.
    * no precipitarse = keep + a cool head, play it + cool.
    * no predisponer a Alguien en contra = keep on + the right side of.
    * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies.
    * no preocuparse que = rest + assured that.
    * no preparado = uninformed, unready, unprepared.
    * no presentado a examen = absent from exam.
    * no prestar atención = disregard, overlook, close + the door on, go + unheeded, fly in + the face of.
    * no prestar atención al hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * no prestar la suficiente atención = give + short shrift.
    * no pretender ser = make + no claim to.
    * no probado = untested.
    * no procesado = unprocessed.
    * no profesional = non-professional [nonprofessional].
    * no programador = non-programmer.
    * no prolongado = unsustained.
    * no pronunciado = undelivered.
    * no prosperar = fall by + the wayside.
    * no provocado = unprovoked.
    * no publicado = unpublished.
    * no público = non-public.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * no puedo aguantarlo = can't take it.
    * no puedo comprender = I can't get over.
    * no puedo entender cómo = can't get over how.
    * no quebrar = stay in + business.
    * no quedarse ahí = there + be + more to it than that.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con Algo = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no racial = colour-blind.
    * no racista = race-neutral.
    * no realizado = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no recargado = uncluttered.
    * no reciclable = non-recyclable.
    * no recogido = uncollected.
    * no recompensado = unrewarded.
    * no reconocido = unacknowledged, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * no recopilado = uncollected.
    * no redimido = unredeemed.
    * no reembolsable = non-repayable, non-refundable.
    * no registrado = unlisted, unaffiliated.
    * no reglamentado = unregulated.
    * no regulado = unregulated.
    * no relacionado = unrelated, nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relacionados entre sí = unrelated.
    * no relativo = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relevante = non-relevant.
    * no remunerado = unpaid, unsalaried, non-paying, unremunerated, non-remunerated.
    * no renovable = non-renewable.
    * no renovado = unrenewed.
    * no rentable = uneconomic, unprofitable.
    * no reparar en gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no repartido = undelivered.
    * no representativo = unrepresentative.
    * no restrictivo = non-restrictive.
    * no restringido = non-restrictive, unconfined.
    * no resuelto = unresolved.
    * no resultar fácil = not be easy.
    * no retirado = uncollected.
    * * *
    (= noroeste) NW
    * * *
    no {predisponer} en contra
    (v.) = stay on + the right side of

    Ex: Many of the stories told about fairies seem to be cautionary tales, showing that they can be very helpful, as long as you stay on the right side of them.

    = by no means, NOT, nay, no, not.
    Nota: Negación usada con verbos; para los nombres, véase no.

    Ex: However, UDC is by no means always applied to this degree of detail in libraries.

    Ex: The Boolean logic operator NOT excludes records containing a particular word.
    Ex: Said another timidly, nay, sheepishly: 'You can see we need help, can't you Mr. Bibeau?'.
    Ex: In either case, the patient keys in the responses, which may be as simple as 'yes' or 'no'.
    Ex: The Boolean logic operator not excludes records containing a particular word.
    * alfabeto no romano = non-Roman alphabet.
    * aún no nacido = unborn.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * base de datos no bibliográfica = non-bibliographic database.
    * catalogación no automatizada = non-computerised cataloguing.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * ¿de dónde si no...? = where else...?.
    * ¡Dios no lo quiera! = God forbid.
    * documento recuperado no pertinente = false drop.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees.
    * el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * esto no quiere decir que = this is not to say that.
    * evaluación no intrusiva = unobtrusive evaluation.
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * lo creas o no = believe it or not.
    * material no devuelto = non-return.
    * material no impreso = non-print [nonprint], non-print media.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * ¿no? = do you?, do you?.
    * no {predisponer} en contra = stay on + the right side of.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * no abrasivo = non-abrasive.
    * no aburrir a Alguien con todos los detalles = spare + Nombe + all the details.
    * no académico = non-academic.
    * no acentuado = unaccented.
    * no aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptarse = go by + the board.
    * no aceptar un no por respuesta = not take + no for an answer.
    * no acercarse a = steer + clear of, stay away from, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * no acercarse a Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no ácido = acid-free.
    * no acostumbrado a = unfamiliar with.
    * no actual = non-current.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * no actuar como se debe = be remiss.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * no acudir = stay away.
    * no acuoso = non-aqueous.
    * no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
    * no adosado = detached.
    * no afectado = unaffected.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no afiliado = unaffiliated.
    * no afín = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no agobiarse = take + Posesivo + time.
    * no agravante = non-exacerbating.
    * no agrupado = unclustered.
    * no aguantar más = have had enough.
    * no aguantar ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no alcanzar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no alergénico = non-allergenic.
    * no alfabetizado = non-literate.
    * no amante de la literatura = non-literary.
    * no americano = non-US, un-American.
    * no amortizable = irredeemable.
    * no analizado = unexamined.
    * no anclado = unanchored.
    * no andar con reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar con tapujos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no andarse con rodeos = call + a spade a spade.
    * no antes de = no sooner than.
    * no añorar el pasado = never + look back.
    * no aparecer = be not included.
    * no apartarse del buen camino = keep on + the right track.
    * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit].
    * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential, fall (far) behind + potential.
    * no apto para menores = X-rated.
    * no arrepentirse = not look back, never + look back.
    * no arriesgarse = play it + safe.
    * no asignado = unallocated, unassigned.
    * no asistencia = non-attendance.
    * no asistente = non-attender [nonattender].
    * no asistir = stay away.
    * no atendido = unsatisfied.
    * no atreverse a = flinch at/from, have + no stomach for.
    * no atreverse a tratar = fear to + tread.
    * no auténtico = unauthentic.
    * no autorizado = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unapproved.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * no bajarse del burro = stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * no bastar = not be good enough.
    * no bibliográfico = non-book [nonbook], non-bibliographic, non-bibliographical.
    * no bibliotecario = non-librarian.
    * no británico = non-UK.
    * no buscarle las pulgas al perro = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no cabe ni un alfiler = no room to swing a cat.
    * no caber en sí de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * no canjeable = irredeemable.
    * no cantante = nonsinger.
    * no cantes victoria antes de tiempo = don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
    * no captar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
    * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
    * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * no centrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no científico = unscientific.
    * no cobrado = uncollected.
    * no codificado = non-coded.
    * no coercitivo = non-coercive.
    * no coger Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no coger por sorpresa = come as + no surprise.
    * no coincidente = ill matched.
    * no colar = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no comentado = unannotated.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * no compatible = non-compatible.
    * no compensatorio = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * no comprender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no comprobado = untested.
    * no comprometido = uncommitted.
    * no concebirse desde ningún punto de vista = be impossible under any hypothesis.
    * no concentrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no concentrar el esfuerzo = spread + Nombre + thinly.
    * no concordar con = be at odds with.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conductual = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no confirmado = unsubstantiated.
    * no conformarse con un no = not take + no for an answer.
    * no conmovedor = unmoving.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * no considerarse parte de = hold + Reflexivo + apart from.
    * no consumible = nonconsumptive.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * no contagioso = non-contagious.
    * no contaminado = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * no contar = be out of the picture.
    * no contar con = leave + Nombre + out of the picture, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * no contencioso = non-contentious.
    * no convencional = non-conventional.
    * no convexo = nonconvex [non-convex].
    * no corregido = uncorrected.
    * no correlativo = non-consecutive.
    * no correr prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no corroborado = unsubstantiated.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no creerse Algo del todo = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no crítico = non-critical.
    * no cualificado = unskilled.
    * no cuestionarse la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspend + disbelief.
    * no cumplido = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no cumplir = fall + short of, welsh on.
    * no cumplir con el plazo de publicación = miss + publication deadline.
    * no cumplir con + Posesivo + deber = be remiss.
    * no cumplir las expectativas = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo esperado = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo prometido = fall + short of + Posesivo + promise.
    * no cumplir una norma = fall (far) short of + norm.
    * no cumplir un objetivo = fall + short of goal.
    * no cumplir unos criterios = fall (far) short of + criteria.
    * no cumplir unos requisitos = fall + short of requirements.
    * no cursar una asignatura = skip + grades.
    * no dar crédito a = disbelief.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + oídos = not believe + Posesivo + ears.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + ojos = not believe + Posesivo + eyes.
    * no dar fruto = come to + nothing.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no dar más de sí = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch.
    * no dar ningún resultado = give + zero results, be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no darse cuenta de = sneak under + the radar, go + unnoticed.
    * no darse de cuenta de = be blind to.
    * no darse por vencido fácilmente = not take + no for an answer.
    * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals.
    * no debemos + Infinitivo = let us not + Infinitivo.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no + deber + sorprender que = it + be + not surprising that.
    * no debes juzgar un libro por el color de sus pastas = don't judge a book by its cover, don't judge a book by its cover.
    * no debidamente reconocido = unsung.
    * no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no decir nada nuevo = much ado about nothing.
    * no decir palabrotas = watch + Posesivo + mouth.
    * no de comportamiento = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no de conducta = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no decreciente = non-decreasing.
    * no dedicado a la investigación = non-research.
    * no definido = unstated.
    * no definirse = sit on + the fence.
    * no dejar a nadie fuera = inclusivity.
    * no dejar de enviar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar de mandar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar duda = leave + little doubt.
    * no dejar entrar = turn + Nombre + away, keep out.
    * no dejar ninguna duda = leave + no doubt.
    * no dejar ni un cabo suelto = tie up + all the loose ends.
    * no dejar pasar = keep out.
    * no dejar pasar la oportunidad = ride + the wave.
    * no dejar títere con cabeza = turn + everything upside down.
    * no deliberado = unintentional.
    * no del todo maduro = underripe.
    * no democrático = undemocratic.
    * no desanimarse = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no descansar en + Posesivo + tumba = spin + in + Posesivo + grave.
    * no descriptor = non-descriptor.
    * no deseado = unwanted, undesired, uninvited.
    * no desfallecer = keep up.
    * no desgastarse fácilmente = wear + well.
    * no desglosable = unbreakable.
    * no desmerecer = compare + favourably.
    * no destructivo = non-destructive.
    * no desvelar + Posesivo + identidad = protect + Posesivo + identity.
    * no determinista = nondeterministic [non-deterministic].
    * no devolverse = be non-refundable.
    * no diferenciador = nondistinctive.
    * no diferenciarse de = be nothing short of.
    * no digno de confianza = untrustworthy.
    * no discapacitado = able-bodied.
    * no disciplinario = impunitive.
    * no discriminatorio con respecto al sexo = gender neutral.
    * no disponible = not applicable [N/A].
    * no disponible para el préstamo = not-loanable.
    * no dispuesto = unprepared.
    * no distinguir entre... y... = make + little distinction between... and....
    * no distintivo = nondistinctive.
    * no distribuido = undelivered, undelivered.
    * no docente = non-teaching.
    * no económico = non-economic [noneconomic].
    * no educativo = non-teaching, non-educational.
    * no efímero = non-volatile [nonvolatile].
    * no eléctrico = nonelectrical [non-electrical].
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no encontrar ni el pie ni la cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no en inglés = non-English.
    * no entender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no entender Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no entender lo esencial = miss + the point.
    * no entender ni una papa de = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no entendido por la materia = outsider.
    * no entregado = undelivered.
    * no envío = non-shipment.
    * no epiléptico = non-epileptic.
    * no es asombroso que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no escatimar = unstinting.
    * no escatimar dinero = lavish + money.
    * no escatimar gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no escrito = unwritten.
    * no es de extrañar que = no wonder that, small wonder that.
    * no es de sorprender que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no esencial = non-essential [nonessential].
    * no es lo mismo en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * no especialista = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no especializado = broader-based.
    * no especificar = leave + undefined.
    * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on).
    * no esta disponible = be down.
    * no estándar = non-standard [nonstandard].
    * no estar + Adjetivo + en absoluto = be far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar a la altura de las expectativas = fall below + expectations.
    * no estar a la altura de lo que se espera = fall below + expectations, be below par, be under par.
    * no estar al tanto de = be out of touch with.
    * no estar bien equilibrado = skew.
    * no estar contento = be unhappy.
    * no estar convencido = be dubious.
    * no estar coordinado con = be out of step with.
    * no estar de acuerdo = be at variance, disagree, beg to differ.
    * no estar de acuerdo (con) = disapprove (of).
    * no estar de acuerdo con la idea de = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * no estar de suerte = be out of luck.
    * no estar deteriorado = unimpaired.
    * no estar disponible = be unavailable.
    * no estar dispuesto a = be unwilling to, be negatively disposed to.
    * no estar documentado = be undocumented.
    * no estar en condiciones de = be unfit for.
    * no estar en el mejor momento de Uno = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en funcionamiento = be down.
    * no estar en plenitud de facultades = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en + Posesivo + cabales = insane.
    * no estar en sintonía con = be out of step with.
    * no estar expuesto al público = be out of the public eye.
    * no estar familiarizado con = be unfamiliar with.
    * no estar finalizado (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + completeness.
    * no estar incluido = be not included.
    * no estar muy católico = feel + bad.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nunca satisfecho = enough + be + not/never + enough.
    * no estar presente en = be absent (from).
    * no estar relacionado con = be unrelated to.
    * no estar seguro = be uncertain.
    * no estar seguro de = be unsure about/of.
    * no estar utilizable = be down.
    * no es una ciencia exacta = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no es un misterio = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no exacerbado = non-exacerbating.
    * no examinado = unexamined.
    * no exclusivo = non-exclusive.
    * no excluyente = inclusive, socially-inclusive.
    * no existe = not applicable [N/A].
    * no existir = be out of the picture.
    * no existir como tal = there + be + no such thing as, there + be + no such thing as.
    * no existir límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no existir muchos indicios de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no existir ningún indicio de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no experto = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no explorado = unexplored.
    * no explosivo = non-explosive.
    * no expresado = unspoken, unstated.
    * no expuesto a la luz = unexposed.
    * no falla = reliable.
    * no faltar el respeto = be civil towards.
    * no familiarizado con = unfamiliar with.
    * no ferroso = non-ferrous [nonferrous].
    * no fibroso = non-fibrous.
    * no figurar = be not included.
    * no fijado = non-net.
    * no fructificar = come to + nothing.
    * no fumador = non-smoker, non-smoking.
    * no funcionar = be out of order.
    * no funcionario = untenured, non-tenured.
    * no + Futuro = won't [will not].
    * no ganado = unearned.
    * no guardar relación con = be incommensurate with.
    * no gubernamental = non-government, non-governmental [nongovernmental].
    * no gustar = have + a dislike for, dislike, be uncomfortable + Gerundio, be uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable + Gerundio.
    * no haber = be unavailable.
    * no haber consecuencias = nothing + come of.
    * no + haber + dos + Nombre que = no two + Nombre.
    * no haber duda de que = there + be + no doubt that.
    * no haber duda (que) = there + be + no question (that).
    * no haber forma de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber indicios de que = there + be + no indication that.
    * no haber límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no haber llegado todavía = be yet to come.
    * no haber manera de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no haber muchas señales de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description.
    * no haber pero que valer = not take + no for an answer.
    * no haber prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no haber señal de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no habiendo = in the absence of.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no hace mucho = in the recent past.
    * no hace mucho tiempo = not so long ago.
    * no hacer Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no hacer Algo por cobardía = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer Algo por miedo = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer caso = brush aside.
    * no hacer caso a = turn + Posesivo + back on.
    * no hacer caso de = slight.
    * no hacer los deberes = be asleep at the wheel.
    * no hacer más que = do + no more than.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hacer ninguna gracia = not take + kindly to.
    * no hacer ningún cambio = stand + pat.
    * no hacer otra cosa que = do + nothing but.
    * no hacer sino = do + no more than.
    * no hay = there ain't [there aren't/isn't].
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no hay duda de que = undoubtedly.
    * no hay escapatoria = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay forma de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay límite(s) = the sky is the limit.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise, to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay manera de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay más remedio = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no hay + Nombre + que sean = no + Nombre + be.
    * no higroscópico = non-hygroscopic.
    * no hindú = non-Hindu.
    * no homosexual = straight man.
    * no humano = non-human [nonhuman].
    * no hurgar en la herida = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no idéntico = non-identical.
    * no identificado = unnamed.
    * no idoneidad = unsuitability.
    * no impacientarse con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * no importa = never mind, regardless of, whatever.
    * no importa + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que seaAdjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * no importa cómo = no matter how.
    * no importa lo + Adjetivo + que + Subjuntivo = no matter how + Adjetivo.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * No importa lo que se conoce, sino a quién se conoce = It's not what you know, but who you know.
    * no importa qué = whatever.
    * no importar = be all right with + Persona, make + no difference, cope with.
    * no importar Algo a Alguien = think + little of.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * no importar + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no importar lo que + pensar de = whatever + Pronombre + make of.
    * no importar nada = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no importa si... o = no matter whether... or.
    * no impreso = unprinted.
    * no incluido = unlisted.
    * no incluye = exclusive of.
    * no indicado = unstated.
    * no + Indicativo = fail to + Infinitivo.
    * no + Infinitivo = failure to + Infinitivo.
    * no infringir las leyes = stay on + the right side of the law, keep on + the right side of the law.
    * no ingresado = unearned.
    * no inmiscuirse en = remain + uninvolved in, stay away from.
    * no inmutarse = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash, keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * no inscripción = non-registration.
    * no intencional = non-intentional.
    * no interactivo = non-interactive.
    * no interesar = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no intervencionista = hands-off, isolationist.
    * no intrusivo = nonobtrusive.
    * no invasivo = noninvasive [non-invasive].
    * no invitado = uninvited.
    * no invitados, los = uninvited, the.
    * no involucrado = uninvolved.
    * no jerárquico = non-hierarchical.
    * no lector = non-reader [nonreader].
    * no letal = non-lethal.
    * no levantarse hasta tarde = have + a lie-in.
    * no librario = non-book [nonbook].
    * no lineal = nonlinear [non-linear].
    * no linealidad = nonlinearity [no-linearity].
    * no listo = unready.
    * no literario = unliterary, non-literary.
    * no llegar a = stop + short of, fall + short of.
    * no llegar a entender = miss + the mark, miss + the point.
    * no llegar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no llegar a un ideal = fall + short of ideal.
    * no llevar a ninguna parte = achieve + nothing, go + nowhere.
    * no llevar a ningún fin = beat + a dead horse, flog + a dead horse, fart + in the wind.
    * no llevar a ningún sitio = go + nowhere.
    * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough.
    * no lo dudes = take it from me.
    * no lucrativo = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * no manifiesto = undeclared.
    * no MARC = non-MARC.
    * no más que = in any more than.
    * no materializarse = fall through.
    * Nombre + no tardará mucho en = it won't be long before + Nombre.
    * Nombre + no tardó mucho en = it wasn't long before + Nombre.
    * no médico = non-clinical.
    * no merecer la pena = be no good.
    * no merecerse Algo = be unworthy of.
    * no meterse en líos = keep out of + trouble.
    * no meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no miembro = non-member [nonmember].
    * no militar = nonmilitary.
    * no monográfico = non-monographic.
    * no morderse la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no moverse = stay + put.
    * no mucho después = not long after.
    * no musical = non-musical.
    * no muy acertado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy apropiado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no muy listos, los = none-too-bright, the.
    * no nacido = unborn.
    * no necesitar mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * no nombrado = unnamed.
    * no nórdico = non-Nordic.
    * no obstaculizar = be out of the way of.
    * no obstante = albeit (that), however, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet, notwithstanding, none the less, though, that being said, all this said, when all is said and done.
    * no occidental = non-Western.
    * no ocultar las preferencias de Uno sobre Algo = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no oficial = non-government.
    * no olvidar = bear in + mind, be aware of.
    * no ordenado = unsorted.
    * no orgánico = non-organic.
    * no parar mucho en un sitio = live out of + a suitcase.
    * no parecer que = there + be + no sign of, there + be + little sign of.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no parecerse ni por asomo = different as night and day.
    * no parecer Uno Mismo = be out of character.
    * no participar = be out of the picture.
    * no participar en = be uninvolved in, remain + uninvolved in.
    * no partidista = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * no pasar mucho tiempo antes de que + Subjuntivo = be not long before + Indicativo.
    * no patentado = non-proprietary.
    * no pegar ni con cola = stick out like + a sore thumb.
    * no pensar en otra cosa que = be wrapped up in.
    * no pensar más en Algo = dismiss from + Posesivo + mind.
    * no pensar más que en = be wrapped up in.
    * no percatarse de = be blind to.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no perder de vista = keep + an eye on, keep + a beady eye on, keep in + sight.
    * no perder el ánimo = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no perder el control = stay on top of, stay on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * no perder el trabajo = stay in + work.
    * no perder la cabeza = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perder la calma = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perderse = keep on + the right track.
    * no perderse en/por = find + Posesivo + way round/through.
    * no perderse mucho, no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perfumado = non-scented.
    * no periódico = non-periodical.
    * no permitir = disallow.
    * no pertenecer a = have + no place in.
    * no perteneciente a la Comunidad Europea = non-EC.
    * no perteneciente al juzgado = out-of-court.
    * no pestañear = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash.
    * no pillar Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no pillar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no planificado = unplanned.
    * no poder = be unable to, cannot, can't [cannot].
    * no poder aguantar a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder conciliar el sueño = have + trouble sleeping, have + trouble sleeping.
    * no poder darse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder dejar de mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no poder dormir = sleeplessness.
    * no poder estarse quieto = have + the fidgets, fidget.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder hacer más que = do + little more than.
    * no poder permitirse = ill afford.
    * no poder permitirse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder quitarse Algo de la cabeza = can't get it out of my mind.
    * no poderse buscar = be unsearchable.
    * no poderse negar que = there + be + no denying that.
    * no poder sino + Infinitivo = cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder ver a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no polémico = non-controversial [noncontroversial], non-contentious.
    * no poner en duda = be unquestioned.
    * ¡No, por lo que más quieras! = Not on your life!.
    * no precipitarse = keep + a cool head, play it + cool.
    * no predisponer a Alguien en contra = keep on + the right side of.
    * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies.
    * no preocuparse que = rest + assured that.
    * no preparado = uninformed, unready, unprepared.
    * no presentado a examen = absent from exam.
    * no prestar atención = disregard, overlook, close + the door on, go + unheeded, fly in + the face of.
    * no prestar atención al hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * no prestar la suficiente atención = give + short shrift.
    * no pretender ser = make + no claim to.
    * no probado = untested.
    * no procesado = unprocessed.
    * no profesional = non-professional [nonprofessional].
    * no programador = non-programmer.
    * no prolongado = unsustained.
    * no pronunciado = undelivered.
    * no prosperar = fall by + the wayside.
    * no provocado = unprovoked.
    * no publicado = unpublished.
    * no público = non-public.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * no puedo aguantarlo = can't take it.
    * no puedo comprender = I can't get over.
    * no puedo entender cómo = can't get over how.
    * no quebrar = stay in + business.
    * no quedarse ahí = there + be + more to it than that.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con Algo = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no racial = colour-blind.
    * no racista = race-neutral.
    * no realizado = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no recargado = uncluttered.
    * no reciclable = non-recyclable.
    * no recogido = uncollected.
    * no recompensado = unrewarded.
    * no reconocido = unacknowledged, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * no recopilado = uncollected.
    * no redimido = unredeemed.
    * no reembolsable = non-repayable, non-refundable.
    * no registrado = unlisted, unaffiliated.
    * no reglamentado = unregulated.
    * no regulado = unregulated.
    * no relacionado = unrelated, nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relacionados entre sí = unrelated.
    * no relativo = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relevante = non-relevant.
    * no remunerado = unpaid, unsalaried, non-paying, unremunerated, non-remunerated.
    * no renovable = non-renewable.
    * no renovado = unrenewed.
    * no rentable = uneconomic, unprofitable.
    * no reparar en gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no repartido = undelivered.
    * no representativo = unrepresentative.
    * no restrictivo = non-restrictive.
    * no restringido = non-restrictive, unconfined.
    * no resuelto = unresolved.
    * no resultar fácil = not be easy.
    * no retirado = uncollected.

    * * *
    NO
    (= noroeste) [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] NW
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    NO    
    no
    NO (
    noroeste) NW

    no adverbio
    a) ( como respuesta) no;

    (modificando adverbios, oraciones, verbos) not la negación de la mayoría de los verbos ingleses requiere el uso del auxiliar `do'
    ¿te gustó? — no did you like it? — no, I didn't;

    ¿vienes o no? are you coming or not?;
    no te preocupes don't worry;
    ¿por qué no quieres ir? — porque no why don't you want to go?I just don't

    no veo nada I can't see a thing o anything;

    no viene nunca she never comes

    está mejor ¿no? she's better, isn't she?;

    ha dimitido ¿no? he has resigned, hasn't he?

    se ganó la lotería — ¡no! he won the lottery — he didn't! o no!



    ¿te gustó? a mí no did you like it? I didn't
    f) (delante de n, adj, pp):


    la no violencia non-violence;
    un hijo no deseado an unwanted child
    ■ sustantivo masculino (pl
    noes) no

    no
    I adverbio
    1 (como respuesta) no: ¿quieres un poco?, - no, gracias, would you like a bit?, - no, thanks
    2 (en frases negativas) not: aún no está dormido, he isn't asleep yet
    hoy no es jueves, today isn't Thursday
    no, no iré, no, I will not go
    no tengo hambre, I am not hungry
    ¿por qué no?, why not?
    ya no fuma, she doesn't smoke any more
    3 (antepuesto a un nombre) la no colaboración se penalizará, non-collaboration will be penalized
    4 (con otros negativos) no diré nada, I won't say a single word
    no lo haré jamás, I'll never do it
    no sin antes..., not without first...
    5 (en advertencia, cartel) no fumar, no smoking
    6 (en preguntas retóricas o de confirmación) está enfadado, ¿no es así?, he is angry, isn't he?
    estoy guapa, ¿o no?, I'm smart, aren't I?
    firmarás el contrato, ¿no?, you'll sign the contract, won't you?
    ¿no nos presentaron el otro día?, weren't we introduced the other day?
    7 (para expresar un temor) llévate el paraguas, no sea que llueva, take your umbrella in case it rains
    II sustantivo masculino no: ¿es un no definitivo?, is that a definite no?

    'no' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abandonarse
    - abarcar
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatir
    - abatimiento
    - abonarse
    - abortar
    - abrir
    - abreviar
    - abrigar
    - absoluta
    - absolutamente
    - absoluto
    - abstraerse
    - abuela
    - abundar
    - aburrida
    - aburrido
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - acallar
    - acalorarse
    - acariciar
    - acaso
    - accesoria
    - accesorio
    - aceptar
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - achacar
    - achantarse
    - aclararse
    - aconsejar
    - actuación
    - actual
    - acudir
    - adelantar
    - adelante
    - adentro
    - adivinar
    - admitir
    - adónde
    - adorno
    - advertir
    English:
    abide
    - ablaze
    - able
    - about
    - absence
    - absent
    - accepted
    - accommodate
    - account
    - accountable
    - accustom
    - act on
    - action
    - actual
    - actually
    - add up
    - adequately
    - adjust
    - admit
    - admittance
    - advertise
    - advise
    - affair
    - afford
    - afraid
    - agree
    - agreement
    - albeit
    - alike
    - alive
    - all
    - alone
    - aloud
    - also
    - alternative
    - altogether
    - always
    - ambit
    - amiss
    - amusing
    - anathema
    - and
    - answer
    - answer back
    - antisexist
    - any
    - anybody
    - anything
    - anywhere
    - apart
    * * *
    NO (abrev de Noroeste)
    NW
    * * *
    NO
    abr (= noroeste) NW, Northwest
    * * *
    no adv
    1) : no
    ¿quieres ir al mercado? no, voy más tarde: do you want to go shopping? no, I'm going later
    2) : not
    ¡no hagas eso!: don't do that!
    creo que no: I don't think so
    3) : non-
    no fumador: non-smoker
    4)
    ¡como no! : of course!
    5)
    no bien : as soon as, no sooner
    * * *
    no adv
    ¿vienes? No are you coming? No
    ¡no a los accidentes! no more accidents!
    no toques eso don't touch that que no con verbos como creer, pensar, etc se puede traducir por un verbo negativo y so
    La doble negación en inglés equivale a una afirmación, así que con un solo negativo basta
    Si se emplea ¿no? para hacer una pregunta, en inglés se emplea una tag question
    fuiste al médico, ¿no? you went to the doctor's, didn't you?
    el martes es fiesta, ¿no? Tuesday is a holiday, isn't it?
    puedo ir, ¿no? I can go, can't I?

    Spanish-English dictionary > no

  • 16 no conducir a nada

    (v.) = be exercises in + futility
    Ex. The library's goals statements are exercises in futility, a waste of precious time.
    * * *
    (v.) = be exercises in + futility

    Ex: The library's goals statements are exercises in futility, a waste of precious time.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no conducir a nada

  • 17 no pensar más en Algo

    (v.) = dismiss from + Posesivo + mind
    Ex. Quickly recognizing the futility of trying to decipher the purpose of the call, she dismissed it from her mind and continued on.
    * * *
    (v.) = dismiss from + Posesivo + mind

    Ex: Quickly recognizing the futility of trying to decipher the purpose of the call, she dismissed it from her mind and continued on.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no pensar más en Algo

  • 18 peor

    adj.
    worse.
    he visto cosas peores I've seen worse
    adv.
    1 worse.
    ahora veo peor I see worse now
    ¿qué tal las vacaciones? — peor imposible how were your holidays? — they couldn't have been worse
    peor para ti/él/etc. that's your/his/etc problem
    peor que peor so much the worse
    2 worst.
    el que lo hizo peor the one who did it (the) worst
    * * *
    \
    peor es nada it's better than nothing
    * * *
    1. adv. 2. adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [comparativo de malo] [producto, resultado, situación] worse; [oferta] lower; [calidad] poorer

    ir a peor — to get worse

    y lo que es peor — and what's worse

    peor es nada LAm it's better than nothing

    tanto 3., 2)
    2) [superlativo de malo] worst

    en el peor de los casosif the worst comes to the worst

    lo peor, lo peor de todo es que no podemos hacer nada — the worst thing is that there is nothing we can do

    la peor partethe worst part

    2. ADV
    1) [comparativo de mal] worse

    si no le gusta, peor para él — if he doesn't like it, that's his loss o that's just too bad

    mal 1., 6), mejor 2., 1)
    2) [superlativo de mal] worst

    ¿quién es el que lo hace peor de los tres? — who does it worst out of the three?, which of the three does it worst?

    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) ( comparativo de malo) <producto/película/profesor> worse; < calidad> poorer

    pues peor para élthat's his loss

    y si vienen los dos, tanto peor or peor que peor — and it'll be even worse if the two of them come

    b) ( comparativo de mal) worse
    2)
    a) ( superlativo de malo) ( entre dos)worse; ( entre varios) worst

    lo peor de todo es que... — the worst thing of all is that...

    los enfermos que estaban peor or peores — the patients who were most seriously ill

    son los que están peor or peores de dinero — they're the worst off (for money)

    II
    1) ( comparativo de mal) worse

    cuanto más lo mimas, peor se porta — the more you spoil him, the worse he behaves

    2) ( superlativo de mal) worst
    III
    masculino y femenino

    el/la peor — ( de dos) the worse; ( de varios) the worst

    * * *
    = worse off, worse, not-so-good, low-end, losingest.
    Ex. Thus far we seem to be worse off than before -- for we can enormously extend the record; yet even in its present bulk we can hardly consult it.
    Ex. There is now an even better (or worse) example that supplants rock music as the classical example of, not cultural lag, but musical lag, and that's GOSPEL MUSIC or GOSPEL SONGS, which has just now been established.
    Ex. The not-so-good news is that we now need to spend equally prodigious efforts at preserving the fruits of our labor.
    Ex. Therefore real time interaction is feasible on both low-end and high-end machines.
    Ex. Futility has followed them since the day they were born, and Sunday night was no different for the losingest team in sports history.
    ----
    * aun peor = worse, worse still, even worse, worse still.
    * cada vez peor = worsening.
    * de lo peor = at + Posesivo + very worst, at + Posesivo + worst.
    * de los peores = low-end.
    * el peor de todos = the worst of the lot.
    * en el momento peor de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el peor de los casos = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case.
    * esperar lo peor = expect + the worst.
    * ir de mal en peor = go from + bad to worse.
    * lo peor de = brunt of, the.
    * lo peor del = the armpit of the.
    * lo que es aun peor = worse still.
    * lo que es peor = what's worse.
    * los peores + Nombre = the poorest + Nombre.
    * mucho peor = far worse.
    * peor afectado = worst-hit.
    * peor aun = even worse.
    * peor caso, el = worst case, the.
    * peor... de, el = worst... in, the.
    * peor de los casos, el = worst case, the.
    * peor económicamente = worst off.
    * peor aun = worse still.
    * Posesivo + peor enemigo = Posesivo + worst enemy.
    * prepararse para lo peor = batten down, batten down + the hatches.
    * sacar a relucir lo peor de = bring out + the worst in.
    * salir peor = be a little worse off.
    * ser peor que = be sorrier than, compare + unfavourably.
    * y lo peor de todo = and worst of all.
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) ( comparativo de malo) <producto/película/profesor> worse; < calidad> poorer

    pues peor para élthat's his loss

    y si vienen los dos, tanto peor or peor que peor — and it'll be even worse if the two of them come

    b) ( comparativo de mal) worse
    2)
    a) ( superlativo de malo) ( entre dos)worse; ( entre varios) worst

    lo peor de todo es que... — the worst thing of all is that...

    los enfermos que estaban peor or peores — the patients who were most seriously ill

    son los que están peor or peores de dinero — they're the worst off (for money)

    II
    1) ( comparativo de mal) worse

    cuanto más lo mimas, peor se porta — the more you spoil him, the worse he behaves

    2) ( superlativo de mal) worst
    III
    masculino y femenino

    el/la peor — ( de dos) the worse; ( de varios) the worst

    * * *
    = worse off, worse, not-so-good, low-end, losingest.

    Ex: Thus far we seem to be worse off than before -- for we can enormously extend the record; yet even in its present bulk we can hardly consult it.

    Ex: There is now an even better (or worse) example that supplants rock music as the classical example of, not cultural lag, but musical lag, and that's GOSPEL MUSIC or GOSPEL SONGS, which has just now been established.
    Ex: The not-so-good news is that we now need to spend equally prodigious efforts at preserving the fruits of our labor.
    Ex: Therefore real time interaction is feasible on both low-end and high-end machines.
    Ex: Futility has followed them since the day they were born, and Sunday night was no different for the losingest team in sports history.
    * aun peor = worse, worse still, even worse, worse still.
    * cada vez peor = worsening.
    * de lo peor = at + Posesivo + very worst, at + Posesivo + worst.
    * de los peores = low-end.
    * de mal en peor = out of the fire and into the frying pan.
    * el peor de todos = the worst of the lot.
    * en el momento peor de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el peor de los casos = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case.
    * esperar lo peor = expect + the worst.
    * ir de mal en peor = go from + bad to worse.
    * lo peor de = brunt of, the.
    * lo peor del = the armpit of the.
    * lo que es aun peor = worse still.
    * lo que es peor = what's worse.
    * los peores + Nombre = the poorest + Nombre.
    * mucho peor = far worse.
    * peor afectado = worst-hit.
    * peor aun = even worse.
    * peor caso, el = worst case, the.
    * peor... de, el = worst... in, the.
    * peor de los casos, el = worst case, the.
    * peor económicamente = worst off.
    * peor aun = worse still.
    * Posesivo + peor enemigo = Posesivo + worst enemy.
    * prepararse para lo peor = batten down, batten down + the hatches.
    * quedar peor = be a little worse prepared.
    * sacar a relucir lo peor de = bring out + the worst in.
    * salir peor = be a little worse off.
    * ser peor que = be sorrier than, compare + unfavourably.
    * y lo peor de todo = and worst of all.

    * * *
    A
    1 (comparativo de malo1 (↑ malo (1))) ‹producto/película/profesor› worse; ‹calidad› poorer
    resultó peor que el otro/de lo que pensábamos it was worse than the other one/than we expected, it wasn't as good as the other one/as we expected
    no quiere venirpeor para él he doesn't want to come — that's his loss o ( colloq) that's his lookout
    y si vienen los dos, tanto peoror peor que peor and it'll be even worse if the two of them come
    y para peor hacía un calor insoportable and to make matters worse the heat was unbearable
    éste huele peor que el otro this one smells worse than the other one, this one doesn't smell as good as the other one
    B
    de los dos, éste es el peor of the two, this one is worse
    es el peor alumno de la clase he's the worst pupil in the class
    en el peor de los casos podemos ir en tren if the worst comes to the worst we can go by train
    lo peor de todo es que … the worst thing of all is that …
    los enfermos que estaban peoror peores the patients who were most seriously ill
    de toda la familia son los que están peoror peores de dinero of the whole family they're the worst off (for money)
    A (comparativo de mal3 (↑ mal (3))) worse
    desde aquí se ve peor you can't see as well from here
    cuanto más lo mimas, peor se porta the more you spoil him, the worse he behaves
    juega cada vez peor she's playing worse and worse
    cantó peor que nunca he sang worse than ever, he's never sung so badly
    B (superlativo de mal3 (↑ mal (3))) worst
    el lugar donde peor se come en toda la ciudad the worst place to eat in the whole city
    es la novela peor escrita que he leído it's the most badly written novel I've ever read
    el/la peor (de dos) the worse; (de varios) the worst
    eligió el peor de los dos/de todos she chose the worse one of the two/the worst one of them all
    es el peor de la clase he's the worst in the class
    * * *

     

    peor adj/adv
    1 ( uso comparativo) worse;

    y si vienen los dos, tanto peor and it'll be even worse if the two of them come;
    cada vez peor worse and worse;
    su situación es peor que la mía his situation is worse than mine;
    está peor que nunca it's worse than ever
    2 ( uso superlativo) worst;

    lo peor que puede pasar the worst (thing) that can happen;
    en el peor de los casos if the worst comes to the worst;
    el lugar donde peor se come the worst place to eat in
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino:
    el/la peor ( de dos) the worse;


    ( de varios) the worst
    peor
    I adjetivo
    1 (comparativo de malo) worse: esa marca es peor que esta otra, that brand is worse than this one
    2 (superlativo de malo) worst: es la peor película que he visto, it's the worst film I've ever seen
    II adverbio
    1 (comparativo de mal) worse: con estas gafas veo peor, I see worse with these glasses
    2 (superlativo de mal) worst: esa cama es donde peor se duerme, that is the worst bed to sleep in
    ♦ Locuciones: ir de mal en peor, to go from bad to worse
    en el peor de los casos, if the worst comes to the worst
    ¡peor para mí o ti!, too bad!
    ' peor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cada
    - caso
    - desperdicio
    - deteriorarse
    - jamás
    - lo
    - nivel
    - tanta
    - tanto
    - temerse
    - última
    - último
    - vicio
    - cambiar
    - estar
    - ir
    - mal
    English:
    all
    - anything
    - arguably
    - at
    - booby prize
    - brunt
    - downhill
    - insomnia
    - mildly
    - miserably
    - part
    - pit
    - still
    - worse
    - worst
    - bad
    - booby
    - down
    - ever
    - far
    - history
    - in
    - memory
    - mercy
    - over
    - than
    - turn
    * * *
    adj
    1. (comparativo) worse ( que than);
    este disco es bastante peor this record is quite a lot worse;
    hace mucho peor tiempo en la montaña the weather is much worse in the mountains;
    he visto cosas peores I've seen worse;
    una televisión de peor calidad a worse quality television;
    es peor no decir nada it's even worse not to say anything at all;
    no hay nada peor que… there's nothing worse than…;
    podría haber sido peor it could have been worse;
    un cambio a peor a change for the worse;
    y lo que es peor… and what's worse…;
    fue peor el remedio que la enfermedad it only made things worse
    2. (superlativo)
    el/la peor… the worst…;
    el peor equipo de todos/del mundo the worst team of all/in the world;
    un producto de la peor calidad an extremely poor quality product;
    es lo peor que nos podía ocurrir it's the worst thing that could happen to us;
    es una persona despreciable, le deseo lo peor he's a horrible person, I hate him;
    lo peor fue que… the worst thing was that…;
    lo peor estaba aún por venir the worst was still to come;
    ponerse en lo peor to expect the worst
    nmf
    el/la peor the worst;
    el peor de todos/del mundo the worst of all/in the world;
    el peor de los dos the worse of the two;
    en el peor de los casos at worst, if the worst comes to the worst
    Am Fam Hum peor es nada [novio] boyfriend; [novia] girlfriend;
    vino con su peor es nada he came with his other half
    adv
    1. (comparativo) worse ( que than);
    ahora veo peor I can't see as well now;
    el francés se me da peor que el inglés I'm worse at French than I am at English;
    las cosas me van peor que antes things aren't going as well for me as before;
    ¿qué tal las vacaciones? – peor imposible how were your holidays? – they couldn't have been worse;
    está peor preparado que tú he's not as well prepared as you;
    lo hace cada vez peor she's getting worse and worse at it;
    está peor [el enfermo] he has got worse;
    estoy peor [de salud] I feel worse;
    peor para ti/él/ etc[m5]. that's your/his/ etc problem;
    que se calle, y si no quiere, peor que peor o [m5] tanto peor tell him to shut up, and if he doesn't want to, so much the worse for him;
    y si además llueve, peor que peor o [m5] tanto peor and if it rains too, that would be even worse
    2. (superlativo) worst;
    el que lo hizo peor the one who did it (the) worst;
    esto es lo que se me da peor this is what I'm worst at;
    los exámenes peor presentados the worst-presented exams
    * * *
    adj
    1 comp worse;
    de mal en peor from bad to worse;
    ir a peor get worse, deteriorate;
    peor que peor, tanto peor it will make matters worse
    2 sup
    :
    lo peor the worst (thing);
    haber pasado lo peor be over the worst
    * * *
    peor adv
    1) comparative of mal : worse
    se llevan peor que antes: they get along worse than before
    2) superlative of mal : worst
    me fue peor que a nadie: I did the worst of all
    peor adj
    1) comparative of malo : worse
    es peor que el original: it's worse than the original
    2) superlative of malo : worst
    el peor de todos: the worst of all
    * * *
    peor adj adv
    1. (comparativo) worse
    2. (superlativo) worst

    Spanish-English dictionary > peor

  • 19 protestar

    v.
    1 to complain.
    protestaron por el mal servicio they complained about the poor service
    protestaban contra la detención del líder sindical they were protesting against the arrest of the union leader
    ¡protesto! (law) objection!
    2 to grumble.
    haz lo que te digo sin protestar do what I tell you and no grumbling
    3 to protest, to object, to remonstrate, to present an objection.
    María se quejó contra los perros Mary complained against the dogs.
    * * *
    1 (mostrar disconformidad) to protest ( contra, against)
    2 DERECHO to raise an objection
    ¡protesto, su señoría! objection, Your Honour!
    3 (refunfuñar) to moan
    \
    sin protestar without protest
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VI
    1) (=quejarse) to complain

    protestaron contra la subida de la gasolinathey complained o frm protested against the rise in the price of petrol

    protestó por lo mal que la habían tratadoshe complained o frm protested about how badly she had been treated

    2) (Jur)

    ¡protesto, Su Señoría! — objection, Your Honour!

    ¡protesto contra esa observación! — I resent that!, I object to that remark!

    2. VT
    1) [+ letra, pagaré] to protest, note
    2) frm (=declarar) to protest
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) ( mostrar desacuerdo) to protest

    protesto, su señoría! — objection, your Honor*, I object, your Honor

    b) ( quejarse) to complain

    protestar POR or DE algo — to complain about something

    nadie protestó cuando lo propusenobody complained o objected when I made the proposal

    2.
    1)
    a) (Com, Fin) < letra> to protest; < cheque> to refer... to drawer, dishonor*
    b) <actuación/decisión> to protest about o at
    2) (frml) < inocencia> to protest
    * * *
    = protest, remonstrate, make + protest, squwak, be (all) up in arms, find + a voice, mouth off, rail against, speak out against, cry + foul, raise + Posesivo + voice, stage + protest, make + a noise about, make + noises about.
    Ex. 'He's building himself a small empire,' one protested bitterly.
    Ex. 'I'd love to be able to get them off my back', he remonstrated with a deep sigh.
    Ex. This announcement caused a lot of concern among organisations such as OCLC and the library community in the USA, and many protests have been made.
    Ex. Again, I must squawk about the futility of seeking consensus on specific meanings of words.
    Ex. And everyone who reads, writes, sings, does research, or teaches should be up in arms but the real question is why so few people are complaining.
    Ex. The author argues that people must find a voice to address cuts in funding for the arts.
    Ex. She walked into the tavern and started mouthing off about my less than exemplary manliness.
    Ex. She has vented her frustration over the nation's over-zealous traffic wardens and railed against the littered streets.
    Ex. Such restraint creates a ridiculous and pathetic situation in which librarians refuse to speak out against, or work to defeat legislation destructive to libraries such as California's Propositions.
    Ex. Hillary has put her cards on the table and her supporters still do not cry foul.
    Ex. As Scots we are sometimes shy; we are sometimes afraid to raise our heads above the parapet; we are sometimes afraid to raise our voices.
    Ex. Fishermen from across the UK have staged a protest in London over the impact of spiralling fuel prices on their industry.
    Ex. The really good news is that we can stand up as one and that all we have to do is make a noise about it.
    Ex. The government have been making noises about it for some time but haven't quite got round to it.
    ----
    * aceptar Algo sin protestar = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * protestar enérgicamente = protest + forcefully.
    * protestar en vano = bay at + the moon, bark at + the moon.
    * protestar furiosamente = rage against.
    * protestar por = bridle at.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) ( mostrar desacuerdo) to protest

    protesto, su señoría! — objection, your Honor*, I object, your Honor

    b) ( quejarse) to complain

    protestar POR or DE algo — to complain about something

    nadie protestó cuando lo propusenobody complained o objected when I made the proposal

    2.
    1)
    a) (Com, Fin) < letra> to protest; < cheque> to refer... to drawer, dishonor*
    b) <actuación/decisión> to protest about o at
    2) (frml) < inocencia> to protest
    * * *
    = protest, remonstrate, make + protest, squwak, be (all) up in arms, find + a voice, mouth off, rail against, speak out against, cry + foul, raise + Posesivo + voice, stage + protest, make + a noise about, make + noises about.

    Ex: 'He's building himself a small empire,' one protested bitterly.

    Ex: 'I'd love to be able to get them off my back', he remonstrated with a deep sigh.
    Ex: This announcement caused a lot of concern among organisations such as OCLC and the library community in the USA, and many protests have been made.
    Ex: Again, I must squawk about the futility of seeking consensus on specific meanings of words.
    Ex: And everyone who reads, writes, sings, does research, or teaches should be up in arms but the real question is why so few people are complaining.
    Ex: The author argues that people must find a voice to address cuts in funding for the arts.
    Ex: She walked into the tavern and started mouthing off about my less than exemplary manliness.
    Ex: She has vented her frustration over the nation's over-zealous traffic wardens and railed against the littered streets.
    Ex: Such restraint creates a ridiculous and pathetic situation in which librarians refuse to speak out against, or work to defeat legislation destructive to libraries such as California's Propositions.
    Ex: Hillary has put her cards on the table and her supporters still do not cry foul.
    Ex: As Scots we are sometimes shy; we are sometimes afraid to raise our heads above the parapet; we are sometimes afraid to raise our voices.
    Ex: Fishermen from across the UK have staged a protest in London over the impact of spiralling fuel prices on their industry.
    Ex: The really good news is that we can stand up as one and that all we have to do is make a noise about it.
    Ex: The government have been making noises about it for some time but haven't quite got round to it.
    * aceptar Algo sin protestar = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * protestar enérgicamente = protest + forcefully.
    * protestar en vano = bay at + the moon, bark at + the moon.
    * protestar furiosamente = rage against.
    * protestar por = bridle at.

    * * *
    protestar [A1 ]
    vi
    to protest protestar CONTRA algo to protest AGAINST o ABOUT sth
    protestan contra la carestía de vida they're protesting against o about the high cost of living
    protestar POR or DE algo to complain ABOUT sth
    protestó por el trato recibido he complained about o protested about o at the way he had been treated
    hágalo ahora mismo y sin protestar do it right now and no complaining o don't start complaining
    ¡protesto, señoría! objection, your Honor! o I object, your Honor!
    —no es culpa mía —protestó it's not my fault, he protested
    nadie protestó cuando lo propuse nobody complained o objected when I made the proposal
    ■ protestar
    vt
    A
    1 ( Com, Fin) ‹letra› to protest; ‹cheque› to refer … to drawer, dishonor*
    2 ‹actuación› to protest about o at
    protestaron la decisión del árbitro they protested about o at the referee's decision, they protested the referee's decision ( AmE)
    B ( frml); ‹inocencia› to protest
    * * *

    protestar ( conjugate protestar) verbo intransitivo

    protestar CONTRA algo to protest against o about sth

    protestar POR or DE algo to complain about sth
    protestar verbo intransitivo
    1 (manifestar desacuerdo) to protest: vamos a protestar contra la subida de impuestos, we're going to protest against the rise in taxes
    2 (quejarse) to complain: siempre está protestando por el frío, he's always complaining about the cold
    3 Jur to object
    4 Com to protest
    ' protestar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bien
    - chistar
    - levantarse
    - pitar
    - rechistar
    - sentada
    - alegar
    - energía
    - patalear
    - plantón
    - quejarse
    - valer
    - valor
    - venga
    - zapatear
    English:
    constrained
    - fuss
    - protest
    - rage
    - remonstrate
    - contest
    - move
    * * *
    vi
    1. [quejarse] to complain (por/contra about/against); [en manifestación] to protest (por/contra about/against);
    protestaron por el mal servicio they complained about the poor service;
    los manifestantes protestaban contra la detención del líder sindical the demonstrators were protesting against the arrest of the union leader
    2. [refunfuñar] to grumble;
    haz lo que te digo sin protestar do what I tell you and no grumbling
    3. Der
    ¡protesto! [en juicio] objection!
    vt
    1. Com to protest
    2. Méx [prometer]
    el presidente protestó su cargo ante el congreso the president was sworn in before parliament
    * * *
    I v/t protest
    II v/i
    1 ( quejarse) complain (por, de about)
    2 ( expresar oposición) protest (contra, por about, against)
    * * *
    : to protest, to object
    1) : to protest, to object to
    2) : to declare, to profess
    * * *
    1. (oponerse a) to protest
    2. (quejarse) to complain / to moan

    Spanish-English dictionary > protestar

  • 20 pérdida de un tiempo precioso

    Ex. They're exercises in futility, a waste of precious time.
    * * *

    Ex: They're exercises in futility, a waste of precious time.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pérdida de un tiempo precioso

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