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  • 1 ceder

    v.
    1 to hand over.
    2 to give up (rendirse) (conceder).
    ceder a to give in to
    ceder en to give up on
    Ricardo cedió su casa a su primo Richard ceded his house to his cousin.
    3 to abate.
    4 to give way (venirse abajo).
    la puerta finalmente cedió the door finally gave way
    5 to give, to become loose.
    ha cedido el jersey the jersey has gone baggy
    6 to decrease in intensity, to abate, to lessen, to subside.
    La tormenta eléctrica cedió al fin The thunderstorm abated at last.
    7 to yield, to give in, to give way, to cede.
    Ricardo cedió ante su insistencia Richard yielded in view of her insistence.
    Las vigas cedieron ante el peso The beams yielded to the weight.
    8 to demise.
    Ricardo cedió su poder por un mes Richard demised his power for a month.
    * * *
    1 (dar) to cede, give
    2 DEPORTE (balón) to pass
    1 (rendirse) to yield (a, to), give way (a, to)
    no cedas don't make any concessions, don't give in
    2 (caerse) to fall, give way
    3 (disminuir) to diminish, slacken, go down
    \
    ceder el paso AUTOMÓVIL to give way, US yield
    * * *
    verb
    1) to cede, hand over
    2) give in, yield
    3) diminish, abate
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ propiedad] to transfer; [+ territorio] to cede frm, hand over

    me cedió el asiento — she let me have her seat, she gave up her seat (for me)

    cedió los derechos de autor a su familiashe gave up o over the authorial rights to her family

    ceder la palabra a algn — to give the floor to sb frm, call upon sb to speak

    "ceda el paso" — "give way", "yield" (EEUU)

    ceder terreno a algn/algo — to give ground to sb/sth

    2) (Dep) [+ balón] to pass
    2. VI
    1) (=transigir) to give in, yield frm

    ceder a algo — to give in to sth, yield to sth

    ceder al chantajeto give in o yield to blackmail

    ceder ante algn/algo — to give in to sb/sth, yield to sb/sth

    no cederemos a o ante sus amenazas — we will not give in to o yield to his threats

    ceder en algo, no ceden en su empeño de ganar la liga — they're not giving in o up in their endeavour to win the league

    2) (=disminuir) [viento] to drop, die down; [lluvia] to ease up; [frío] to abate, ease up; [fiebre] to go down; [dolor] to lessen
    3) [suelo, viga] to give way, give
    4) (=dar de sí) [zapatos, prenda, elástico] to stretch, give

    el tejido ha cedido y me queda anchothe material has stretched o given and now it's too big for me

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < derecho> to transfer, assign; < territorio> to cede; <puesto/título> ( voluntariamente) to hand over; ( obligatoriamente) to give up

    me cedió el asiento — he let me have his seat; palabra 3b, paso 1b

    b) <balón/pelota> to pass
    2) ( prestar) < jugador> to loan

    me cedieron una casa en el pueblothey gave o allowed me the use of a house in the village

    2.
    ceder vi
    1) ( cejar) to give way
    2) fiebre to go down; dolor to ease; tormenta to ease up; viento to drop
    3)
    a) muro/puente/cuerda to give way
    b) zapatos/muelles to give
    * * *
    = give over, give, hand over, cede, yield, pass over, sign away, buckle, remit, compromise, give in, cave in (to).
    Ex. The old building is now given over to children and young people.
    Ex. Visitors would be surprised by the loud creaking and groaning of the presses as the timbers gave and rubbed against each other.
    Ex. Eventually, teachers should be able to ' hand the chalk over to the students' and take a back seat.
    Ex. We see this most clearly in the United Kingdom right now, as the Westminster government cedes authority both to the European Union and to a new parliament in Scotland.
    Ex. She actually had an impulse to go and tell the staff to cast off their chains; she did not, however, yield to it.
    Ex. She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'License agreements in lieu of copyright: are we signing away our rights?'.
    Ex. The arches of greenhouses buckle under snow loads but the criteria used to study the effects are devised for rectilinear beams.
    Ex. The fever was resolved and the skin lesions started to remit during the following 3 weeks.
    Ex. The moment we compromise among ourselves to adopt rules that are incompatible with ideology then I think we are merely providing the necessity before very long to have these changes brought about.
    Ex. At first he tried self-treatment by rubbing it with the tail of a cat, but eventually gave in and consulted a local physician.
    Ex. It takes more courage to say no and stand up for what's right and is best for them, than it does to cave in to knuckleheads like you two.
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    * ceder ante = give + way (to), bow to.
    * ceder ante la presión = surrender to + pressure.
    * ceder ante la presión de = give in to.
    * ceder a una demanda = bow to + demand.
    * ceder el paso = give + way (to), yield + the right of way.
    * ceder el relevo = pass (on) + the torch, pass (on) + the baton.
    * ceder las riendas del poder = hand over + the reins of power.
    * ceder + Nombre + a = turn + Nombre + over to.
    * ceder terreno = yield + ground, lose + ground.
    * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
    * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
    * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < derecho> to transfer, assign; < territorio> to cede; <puesto/título> ( voluntariamente) to hand over; ( obligatoriamente) to give up

    me cedió el asiento — he let me have his seat; palabra 3b, paso 1b

    b) <balón/pelota> to pass
    2) ( prestar) < jugador> to loan

    me cedieron una casa en el pueblothey gave o allowed me the use of a house in the village

    2.
    ceder vi
    1) ( cejar) to give way
    2) fiebre to go down; dolor to ease; tormenta to ease up; viento to drop
    3)
    a) muro/puente/cuerda to give way
    b) zapatos/muelles to give
    * * *
    ceder (ante)
    (v.) = give + way (to), bow to

    Ex: But since to have chosen to use the alternative rule would have committed us to extensive and expensive recataloging of LC copy, service considerations gave way to economic considerations.

    Ex: In connection with that, I think it's the greater part of wisdom in a situation like this to bow to those who know more about the matter than I do.

    = give over, give, hand over, cede, yield, pass over, sign away, buckle, remit, compromise, give in, cave in (to).

    Ex: The old building is now given over to children and young people.

    Ex: Visitors would be surprised by the loud creaking and groaning of the presses as the timbers gave and rubbed against each other.
    Ex: Eventually, teachers should be able to ' hand the chalk over to the students' and take a back seat.
    Ex: We see this most clearly in the United Kingdom right now, as the Westminster government cedes authority both to the European Union and to a new parliament in Scotland.
    Ex: She actually had an impulse to go and tell the staff to cast off their chains; she did not, however, yield to it.
    Ex: She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'License agreements in lieu of copyright: are we signing away our rights?'.
    Ex: The arches of greenhouses buckle under snow loads but the criteria used to study the effects are devised for rectilinear beams.
    Ex: The fever was resolved and the skin lesions started to remit during the following 3 weeks.
    Ex: The moment we compromise among ourselves to adopt rules that are incompatible with ideology then I think we are merely providing the necessity before very long to have these changes brought about.
    Ex: At first he tried self-treatment by rubbing it with the tail of a cat, but eventually gave in and consulted a local physician.
    Ex: It takes more courage to say no and stand up for what's right and is best for them, than it does to cave in to knuckleheads like you two.
    * ceder ante = give + way (to), bow to.
    * ceder ante la presión = surrender to + pressure.
    * ceder ante la presión de = give in to.
    * ceder a una demanda = bow to + demand.
    * ceder el paso = give + way (to), yield + the right of way.
    * ceder el relevo = pass (on) + the torch, pass (on) + the baton.
    * ceder las riendas del poder = hand over + the reins of power.
    * ceder + Nombre + a = turn + Nombre + over to.
    * ceder terreno = yield + ground, lose + ground.
    * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
    * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
    * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.

    * * *
    ceder [E1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (entregar) ‹derecho› to transfer, assign, cede ( frml); ‹territorio› to cede, transfer
    cedieron las tierras al Estado they transferred the lands to o made the lands over to o ceded the lands to the State
    el campeón no quiere ceder su título the champion doesn't want to give up his title
    cederá la dirección de la empresa a los empleados he will hand over o transfer the running of the company to the employees
    me cedió el asiento he let me have his seat, he gave up his seat for me
    palabra, paso1 (↑ paso (1))
    2 ‹balón/pelota› to pass
    1 ‹obra› to loan
    me cedieron una casa en el pueblo they gave o allowed me the use of a house in the village
    2 ‹jugador› to loan
    ■ ceder
    vi
    A (cejar) to give way
    manténte firme y no cedas stand your ground and don't give way o give in
    tuvieron que ceder ante sus amenazas they had to give in to his threats
    no cedió ni un ápice she didn't give o yield an inch
    ceder EN algo to give sth up
    tuvo que ceder en su empeño she had to give up o abandon the undertaking
    ceder A algo to give in TO sth
    no cedió a la tentación she did not give in to o yield to temptation
    B
    1 «fiebre» to go down; «dolor» to ease, lessen; «tormenta» to ease up, abate; «viento» to drop, die down, abate; «frío» to abate, ease
    2 «valor/divisa» to ease, drift
    C
    1 «muro/puente/cuerda» (romperse, soltarse) to give way
    las tablas cedieron por el peso the boards gave way under the weight
    el elástico ya está cediendo the elastic is starting to go o is getting loose
    2 «cuero/zapatos/muelles» (dar de sí) to give
    me está un poco estrecho, pero ya cederá it's a bit tight but it'll give
    * * *

     

    ceder ( conjugate ceder) verbo transitivo
    1

    territorio to cede;
    puesto/título› ( voluntariamente) to hand over;
    ( a la fuerza) to give up;

    me cedió el asiento he let me have his seat;
    See Also→ paso 1b
    b)balón/pelota to pass

    2 ( prestar) ‹ jugador to loan
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( cejar) to give way;
    no cedió ni un ápice she didn't give o yield an inch;

    cedió en su empeño she gave up the undertaking;
    ceder a algo to give in to sth
    2 [fiebre/lluvia/viento] to ease off;
    [ dolor] to ease
    3 [muro/puente/cuerda] to give way;
    [zapatos/muelle] to give
    ceder
    I vtr (voluntariamente) to hand over
    ceder la palabra, to give sb the right to speak
    (obligatoriamente) to give
    ceder el paso, to give way, US to yield
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (una cuerda, un cable) to give way
    2 (una tormenta, epidemia, etc) to diminish, slacken
    3 (transigir) to give in
    ' ceder' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abdicar
    - capitular
    - condescender
    - plegarse
    - residir
    - plegar
    English:
    assign
    - back down
    - budge
    - cave in
    - climb down
    - compromise
    - decentralize
    - give
    - give in
    - give up
    - relent
    - resist
    - sign away
    - way
    - weaken
    - yield
    - cede
    - climb
    - ground
    - knuckle
    * * *
    vt
    1. [traspasar, transferir] to hand over;
    las tierras fueron cedidas a los campesinos the land was handed over to the peasants;
    el gobierno central cederá a los ayuntamientos el control de la política cultural central government will hand control of cultural policy to the town halls
    2. [conceder] to give up;
    ceder el paso to give way;
    me levanté para ceder mi asiento a una anciana I stood up and gave my seat to an old lady;
    el actual campeón cedió dos segundos con respecto al ganador the reigning champion was two seconds slower than the winner
    3. [pelota] to pass
    vi
    1. [venirse abajo] to give way;
    la puerta finalmente cedió the door finally gave way;
    el suelo del escenario cedió por el peso del decorado the stage floor gave way under the weight of the scenery
    2. [rendirse] to give up;
    cedió a sus ruegos he gave in to their pleading;
    no cederemos a las amenazas we won't give in to threats;
    cedió ante las presiones de la comunidad internacional he gave way to international pressure;
    no deben ceder a la tentación de tomarse la justicia por su mano they mustn't give in to the temptation to take the law into their own hands;
    ceder en to give up on;
    cedió en lo esencial he gave in on the important issues
    3. [destensarse] to give;
    el jersey ha cedido the jersey has gone baggy
    4. [disminuir] to abate, to ease up;
    por fin cedió la tormenta at last the storm eased up;
    la fiebre ha cedido the fever has gone down
    * * *
    I v/t give up; ( traspasar) transfer, cede;
    ceder el paso AUTO yield, Br give way
    II v/i
    1 give way, yield
    2 de viento, lluvia ease off
    * * *
    ceder vi
    1) : to yield, to give way
    2) : to diminish, to abate
    3) : to give in, to relent
    ceder vt
    : to cede, to hand over
    * * *
    ceder vb
    1. (rendirse) to give in [pt. gave; pp. given]
    se lo pedimos con mucha educación, pero no cedió we asked him very nicely, but he wouldn't give in
    2. (romperse) to give way
    3. (dejar) to give up
    4. (intensidad, fuerza) to die down

    Spanish-English dictionary > ceder

  • 2 dedicar

    v.
    1 to devote.
    2 to use.
    este solar se dedicará a viviendas this land will be used for housing
    3 to dedicate (libro, monumento).
    dedicó al público unas palabras de agradecimiento he addressed a few words of thanks to the audience
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 (una dedicatoria) to dedicate, inscribe
    2 (tiempo, dinero) to devote (a, to)
    3 (palabras) to address
    4 (tener admiración, atenciones, etc) to show, have
    5 RELIGIÓN to dedicate, consecrate
    1 to devote oneself (a, to), dedicate oneself (a, to)
    se dedica a la enseñanza she's a teacher, she teaches
    ¿a qué te dedicas? what do you do for a living?
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ obra, canción] to dedicate

    quisiera dedicar unas palabras de agradecimiento a... — I should like to address a few words of thanks to...

    2) [+ tiempo, espacio, atención] to devote, give; [+ esfuerzo] to devote

    dedico un día a la semana a ordenar mis papelesI devote o give one day a week to organizing my paperwork

    ha dedicado toda su vida a los derechos humanosshe has dedicated o devoted her whole life to human rights

    3) (Rel) to dedicate, consecrate
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a)

    dedicar algo a algo/+ inf — <tiempo/esfuerzos> to devote something to something/-ing

    dedicó su vida a la ciencia/ayudar a los pobres — she devoted her life to science/to helping the poor

    b) (ofrendar, ofrecer) <obra/canción> to dedicate
    c) (Relig) to dedicate
    2.
    dedicarse v pron

    dedicarse a algo/+ inf — to devote oneself to something/-ing

    b) (tener cierta ocupación, profesión)

    ¿a qué se dedica tu padre? — what does your father do?

    se dedica a la investigación/a enseñar — he does research/he teaches

    * * *
    = cover, dedicate, devote, lavish, give over, set + apart, put + aside.
    Ex. The schedules are divided into two parts, one covering music scores and parts and the other concerned with music literature.
    Ex. Chapter 2 tackles books, pamphlets and printed sheets, and chapter 3 is dedicated to cartographic materials.
    Ex. A book for instance on 'vegetable gardening' may contain equally valuable information on 'growing tomatoes' as a book devoted entirely to 'growing tomatoes'.
    Ex. The physical nature of the book is the aspect on which the major amount of study is likely to be lavished.
    Ex. Part III and Part V of the present work are given over to descriptions of such schemes.
    Ex. Storytelling and reading in a room set apart and led by competent people can be an entertainment designed for all.
    Ex. If there is one, the borrower must be notified, and the copy somehow put aside for that borrower for a limited amount of time.
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    * Algo a lo que hay que dedicar mucho tiempo = time-consuming [time consuming].
    * dedicar algún tiempo a hacer algo = have + a turn at.
    * dedicar atención = devote + attention.
    * dedicar atención a = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * dedicar dinero = dedicate + money.
    * dedicar el tiempo y el esfuerzo = take + the time and effort.
    * dedicar energía = expend + energy.
    * dedicar esfuerzo = expend + effort, spend + effort, devote + energy, give + effort.
    * dedicar la vida a = devote + life to.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención = turn + Posesivo + attention, turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * dedicar recursos = divert + resources, commit + resources.
    * dedicar recursos a = direct + resources toward(s).
    * dedicarse = break into, tackle.
    * dedicarse a = aim at, be concerned with, embark on/upon, engage in, indulge in, turn to, get + involved with/in, devote + Reflexivo + to, home in on, enter + a business, make + a life's work of, spend + Posesivo + days, go into.
    * dedicarse a la política = politick.
    * dedicarse al ocio = spend + Posesivo + leisure time.
    * dedicarse a lo de Uno = go about + Posesivo + business.
    * dedicarse a + Posesivo + quehacer cotidiano = go about + Posesivo + everyday life.
    * dedicarse a + Posesivo + quehacer diario = go about + Posesivo + everyday life.
    * dedicarse a + Posesivo + tareas cotidianas = go about + Posesivo + everyday life.
    * dedicarse a + Posesivo + tareas diarias = go about + Posesivo + everyday life.
    * dedicarse a un hobby = pursue + hobby.
    * dedicarse a un negocio = enter + a business.
    * dedicarse de lleno a = get + Posesivo + teeth into.
    * dedicar tiempo = spend + time, lend + time, expend + time, dedicate + time.
    * dedicar tiempo a = take + time on.
    * dedicar toda una vida = spend + lifetime.
    * dedicar todo el esfuerzo del mundo a = put + Posesivo + heart into.
    * dedicar trabajo = expend + effort.
    * dedicar un gran número de = pour (in/into).
    * dedicar unos minutos = take + a few minutes, take + a few moments.
    * dinero + dedicarse a = money + go towards.
    * instalaciones para dedicar el tiempo libre = leisure facilities.
    * madre que se dedica a sus hijos = practising mother.
    * que hay que dedicarle mucho tiempo = time-intensive.
    * siempre que uno puede dedicarle el tiempo = in + Posesivo + own time.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a)

    dedicar algo a algo/+ inf — <tiempo/esfuerzos> to devote something to something/-ing

    dedicó su vida a la ciencia/ayudar a los pobres — she devoted her life to science/to helping the poor

    b) (ofrendar, ofrecer) <obra/canción> to dedicate
    c) (Relig) to dedicate
    2.
    dedicarse v pron

    dedicarse a algo/+ inf — to devote oneself to something/-ing

    b) (tener cierta ocupación, profesión)

    ¿a qué se dedica tu padre? — what does your father do?

    se dedica a la investigación/a enseñar — he does research/he teaches

    * * *
    = cover, dedicate, devote, lavish, give over, set + apart, put + aside.

    Ex: The schedules are divided into two parts, one covering music scores and parts and the other concerned with music literature.

    Ex: Chapter 2 tackles books, pamphlets and printed sheets, and chapter 3 is dedicated to cartographic materials.
    Ex: A book for instance on 'vegetable gardening' may contain equally valuable information on 'growing tomatoes' as a book devoted entirely to 'growing tomatoes'.
    Ex: The physical nature of the book is the aspect on which the major amount of study is likely to be lavished.
    Ex: Part III and Part V of the present work are given over to descriptions of such schemes.
    Ex: Storytelling and reading in a room set apart and led by competent people can be an entertainment designed for all.
    Ex: If there is one, the borrower must be notified, and the copy somehow put aside for that borrower for a limited amount of time.
    * Algo a lo que hay que dedicar mucho tiempo = time-consuming [time consuming].
    * dedicar algún tiempo a hacer algo = have + a turn at.
    * dedicar atención = devote + attention.
    * dedicar atención a = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * dedicar dinero = dedicate + money.
    * dedicar el tiempo y el esfuerzo = take + the time and effort.
    * dedicar energía = expend + energy.
    * dedicar esfuerzo = expend + effort, spend + effort, devote + energy, give + effort.
    * dedicar la vida a = devote + life to.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención = turn + Posesivo + attention, turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * dedicar recursos = divert + resources, commit + resources.
    * dedicar recursos a = direct + resources toward(s).
    * dedicarse = break into, tackle.
    * dedicarse a = aim at, be concerned with, embark on/upon, engage in, indulge in, turn to, get + involved with/in, devote + Reflexivo + to, home in on, enter + a business, make + a life's work of, spend + Posesivo + days, go into.
    * dedicarse a la política = politick.
    * dedicarse al ocio = spend + Posesivo + leisure time.
    * dedicarse a lo de Uno = go about + Posesivo + business.
    * dedicarse a + Posesivo + quehacer cotidiano = go about + Posesivo + everyday life.
    * dedicarse a + Posesivo + quehacer diario = go about + Posesivo + everyday life.
    * dedicarse a + Posesivo + tareas cotidianas = go about + Posesivo + everyday life.
    * dedicarse a + Posesivo + tareas diarias = go about + Posesivo + everyday life.
    * dedicarse a un hobby = pursue + hobby.
    * dedicarse a un negocio = enter + a business.
    * dedicarse de lleno a = get + Posesivo + teeth into.
    * dedicar tiempo = spend + time, lend + time, expend + time, dedicate + time.
    * dedicar tiempo a = take + time on.
    * dedicar toda una vida = spend + lifetime.
    * dedicar todo el esfuerzo del mundo a = put + Posesivo + heart into.
    * dedicar trabajo = expend + effort.
    * dedicar un gran número de = pour (in/into).
    * dedicar unos minutos = take + a few minutes, take + a few moments.
    * dinero + dedicarse a = money + go towards.
    * instalaciones para dedicar el tiempo libre = leisure facilities.
    * madre que se dedica a sus hijos = practising mother.
    * que hay que dedicarle mucho tiempo = time-intensive.
    * siempre que uno puede dedicarle el tiempo = in + Posesivo + own time.

    * * *
    dedicar [A2 ]
    vt
    1 ‹esfuerzos/tiempo› dedicar algo A algo to devote sth TO sth
    dedico mucho tiempo a la lectura I devote a lot of time to reading
    ha dedicado su vida entera a esta causa she has dedicated o devoted her whole life to this cause
    2 (destinar) ‹habitación/campo› dedicar algo A algo to give sth over TO sth
    vamos a dedicar este cuarto a archivo we're going to set this room aside for o give this room over to the files
    3 (ofrendar, ofrecer) to dedicate
    le dedicó la obra a su profesor she dedicated the play to her teacher
    quisiera dedicar esta canción a … I'd like to dedicate this song to …
    me regaló una copia dedicada she gave me a signed copy
    4 ( Relig) to dedicate
    dedicarse A algo to devote oneself TO sth
    ¿a qué se dedica tu padre? what does your father do?
    dejó de trabajar para dedicarse a sus hijos she gave up work to devote herself to the children
    dedicarse A + INF:
    se dedica a pintar en sus ratos libres she spends her free time painting, she paints in her free time
    se dedica a hacerme la vida imposible he does his best to make my life impossible
    * * *

     

    dedicar ( conjugate dedicar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( consagrar) dedicar algo a algo/hacer algo ‹tiempo/esfuerzos› to devote sth to sth/doing sth;

    dedicó su vida a la ciencia/ayudar a los pobres she devoted her life to science/to helping the poor

    b) (ofrendar, ofrecer) ‹obra/canción to dedicate

    dedicarse verbo pronominal
    a) ( consagrarse) dedicarse a algo/hacer algo to devote oneself to sth/doing sth

    b) (tener cierta ocupación, profesión):

    ¿a qué se dedica tu padre? what does your father do?;

    se dedica a la investigación she does research;
    se dedica a pintar en sus ratos libres she spends her free time painting
    dedicar verbo transitivo
    1 to dedicate: dedicó la película a su hija, she dedicated the film to her daughter
    2 (destinar tiempo, esfuerzos) to devote [a, to]: dedica una hora diaria a la pintura, she spends an hour a day painting
    ' dedicar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consagrar
    - consignar
    - entregar
    English:
    autograph
    - dedicate
    - devote
    - give up
    * * *
    vt
    1. [tiempo, dinero, energía] to devote (a to);
    he dedicado todos mis esfuerzos a esta novela I've put everything I could into this novel;
    dedicó sus ahorros a comprar una nueva casa he used his savings to buy a new house
    2. [espacio, cuarto, solar] to use;
    dedicaron la bodega a almacén they used the wine cellar as a storeroom;
    este solar se dedicará a viviendas this land will be used for housing
    3. [libro, monumento] to dedicate;
    tengo una copia dedicada de su libro I have a signed copy of his book;
    dedicó al público unas palabras de agradecimiento he addressed a few words of thanks to the audience
    4. [templo, ofrenda] to dedicate
    * * *
    v/t dedicate; esfuerzo devote
    * * *
    dedicar {72} vt
    consagrar: to dedicate, to devote
    * * *
    1. (tiempo) to devote
    2. (una obra) to dedicate

    Spanish-English dictionary > dedicar

  • 3 desahuciado

    adj.
    1 given over, despaired of.
    2 hopeless, past recovery, terminally ill.
    3 evicted, ejected.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desahuciar.
    * * *
    1→ link=desahuciar desahuciar
    1 (enfermo) hopeless
    2 (inquilino) evicted
    * * *
    ADJ [caso] hopeless

    estar desahuciado — to be beyond recovery, be hopelessly ill

    * * *
    ----
    * desahuciados, los = dispossessed, the.
    * * *
    * desahuciados, los = dispossessed, the.
    * * *

    Del verbo desahuciar: ( conjugate desahuciar)

    desahuciado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    desahuciado    
    desahuciar
    desahuciar ( conjugate desahuciar) verbo transitivo
    1 enfermoto declare … terminally ill
    2

    b) (Chi) ‹ empleado› ( despedir) to dismiss;

    ( notificar el despido) to give … notice
    desahuciado,-a adjetivo
    1 (enfermo) hopeless, declared terminally ill
    2 (inquilino) evicted
    desahuciar verbo transitivo
    1 (a un inquilino) to evict
    2 (a un enfermo) to declare to be terminally ill
    ' desahuciado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desahuciada
    English:
    hopeless
    - terminal
    - terminally

    Spanish-English dictionary > desahuciado

  • 4 destinado

    adj.
    1 destined, bound, appointed, assigned.
    2 predestined, fated.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: destinar.
    * * *
    1→ link=destinar destinar
    1 destined (a, to), bound (a, for)
    \
    estar destinado,-a al fracaso to be doomed to failure
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Correos, Transportes)

    ¿a quién va destinada la carta? — who is the letter addressed to?

    2) [en un trabajo]

    está destinado en Córdoba[empleado] he's based in Córdoba; [militar] he's stationed in Córdoba

    3)

    destinado a o para algo — [dinero, fondos, material] set aside for sth

    un camión destinado a o para el reparto — a lorry used for deliveries

    4)

    destinado a algo(=predestinado) destined for sth

    5)

    destinado a algn/algo — (=pensado para) intended for sb/sth, aimed at sb/sth

    una nueva ley destinada a proteger al menor — a new law intended to protect minors, a new law aimed at protecting minors

    6)

    ir destinado a — (Náut) to be bound for

    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    b) (dirigido, asignado)

    destinado a alguien<carta/paquete> addressed to somebody

    destinado a algo: las cajas destinadas a Montevideo the boxes for o bound for Montevideo; los aviones destinados a este fin the planes used for this purpose; una política destinada a estrechar estos lazos — a policy aimed at strengthening these links

    2)
    a) < militar>
    b) <funcionario/diplomático>
    * * *
    ----
    * destinado a = destined to, fated to, bound for.
    * destinado a ahorrar dinero = money-saving.
    * destinado a despertar el interés del usuario = highlight abstract.
    * estar destinado a = be intended for/to.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    b) (dirigido, asignado)

    destinado a alguien<carta/paquete> addressed to somebody

    destinado a algo: las cajas destinadas a Montevideo the boxes for o bound for Montevideo; los aviones destinados a este fin the planes used for this purpose; una política destinada a estrechar estos lazos — a policy aimed at strengthening these links

    2)
    a) < militar>
    b) <funcionario/diplomático>
    * * *
    * destinado a = destined to, fated to, bound for.
    * destinado a ahorrar dinero = money-saving.
    * destinado a despertar el interés del usuario = highlight abstract.
    * estar destinado a = be intended for/to.
    * * *
    A
    1 (predestinado) destinado A algo destined FOR sth
    estaba destinado a la vida religiosa he was destined for religious life
    destinado al fracaso destined to fail
    estaba destinado a tener una muerte violenta he was destined to die a violent death
    parece que está destinada a sufrir she seems doomed o destined to suffer
    2 (dirigido, asignado) destinado A algo:
    las cajas destinadas a Montevideo the boxes for o bound for o being sent to Montevideo
    dos cajas destinadas a nuestras oficinas en León two boxes consigned to o destined for our offices in León
    los aviones destinados a este fin the planes used for this purpose
    una política destinada a estrechar estos lazos a policy aimed at strengthening these links
    comida destinada a ser distribuida entre los refugiados food destined o intended for distribution among the refugees
    B
    1 ‹militar›
    destinado en Ceuta stationed in Ceuta
    2 ‹funcionario/diplomático›
    ahora está destinado en Lima now he's in Lima, he's been posted o sent o assigned to Lima
    * * *

    Del verbo destinar: ( conjugate destinar)

    destinado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    destinado    
    destinar
    destinado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1

    destinado a triunfar/al fracaso destined to succeed/to fail

    b) (dirigido, asignado): destinado a algn ‹carta/paquete› addressed to sb;

    víveres› intended for sb;
    libro/novela› aimed at sb;

    los aviones destinados a este fin the planes used for this purpose
    2
    a) militar›:


    b)funcionario/diplomático›:


    destinar ( conjugate destinar) verbo transitivo
    1funcionario/militar to post, send, assign
    2 ( asignar un fin):

    destinadoon el dinero a la investigación the money was used for research;
    destinadoon parte de los fondos a este fin they earmarked part of the funds for this purpose
    destinado,-a adj (señalado por el destino) destined, bound: ese hombre está destinado a perder sus oportunidades, that man is doomed to miss every chance
    destinar verbo transitivo
    1 (apartar para algún fin) to set aside, assign
    2 (dar un lugar donde ejercer un trabajo) to post
    (dar una función a un trabajador) to appoint
    3 (dirigir un envío a alguien) to address
    ' destinado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    condenada
    - condenado
    - destinada
    - encaminada
    - encaminado
    - masculina
    - masculino
    - llamado
    English:
    allocate
    - bound
    - intend
    - destined
    - living
    * * *
    destinado, -a adj
    1. [predestinado]
    (estar) destinado a algo/hacer algo (to be) destined for sth/to do sth;
    es una tradición destinada a morir it is a tradition that is on its way out o dying out;
    un pueblo destinado a luchar a people destined to fight;
    estar destinado al éxito/fracaso to be destined to succeed/fail
    2. [dirigido]
    destinado a [cantidad, edificio] allocated to, set aside for;
    [medidas, programa] aimed at;
    fondos destinados a la lucha contra el cáncer funds allocated to the fight against cancer;
    un estadio destinado a albergar los próximos Juegos Olímpicos a stadium intended to host the next Olympic Games;
    una reforma destinada a fomentar la inversión a reform designed to encourage o aimed at encouraging investment
    3. [enviado]
    destinado a [carta, paquete] addressed to;
    [mercancía] bound for
    4. [con cierto puesto] [funcionario, embajador, militar]
    está destinado en Colombia he's been posted o sent to Colombia
    * * *
    adj
    1
    :
    destinado en MIL stationed in
    2
    :
    destinado a dinero, comida, ayuda intended for, meant for; programa, producto aimed at, targeted at
    3
    :
    estar destinado a hacer algo be destined to do sth
    * * *
    destinado, -da adj
    : destined, bound

    Spanish-English dictionary > destinado

  • 5 entregado

    adj.
    1 committed, devoted.
    2 handed-over, delivered.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: entregar.
    * * *
    (f. - entregada)
    adj.
    dedicated, devoted
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=dedicado)

    estar entregado a[+ causa, creencia, actividad, trabajo] to be dedicated to, be devoted to

    una vida entregada a ayudar a los más necesitadosa life dedicated o devoted to helping those most in need

    2) (=sacrificado) selfless
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( sacrificado) selfless
    b) [estar] ( dedicado)

    entregado a algo/alguien — devoted o dedicated to something/somebody; ( abandonado) given over to something

    entregado a los placeres de la carne — (liter) given over to the pleasures of the flesh (liter)

    c) (RPl) ( resignado)
    * * *
    = hard-core, committed, devoted.
    Ex. Crafton unearths material with which even hard-core buffs will be unfamiliar.
    Ex. Indeed, as was pointed out in chapter one, this is the challenge that the committed reference librarian finds so stimulating.
    Ex. Overprotective feelings occur mostly in very devoted, tender-hearted parents who are inclined to feel guilty.
    ----
    * no entregado = undelivered.
    * totalmente entregado = dedicated.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( sacrificado) selfless
    b) [estar] ( dedicado)

    entregado a algo/alguien — devoted o dedicated to something/somebody; ( abandonado) given over to something

    entregado a los placeres de la carne — (liter) given over to the pleasures of the flesh (liter)

    c) (RPl) ( resignado)
    * * *
    = hard-core, committed, devoted.

    Ex: Crafton unearths material with which even hard-core buffs will be unfamiliar.

    Ex: Indeed, as was pointed out in chapter one, this is the challenge that the committed reference librarian finds so stimulating.
    Ex: Overprotective feelings occur mostly in very devoted, tender-hearted parents who are inclined to feel guilty.
    * no entregado = undelivered.
    * totalmente entregado = dedicated.

    * * *
    1 [ SER] (sacrificado) selfless
    2 [ ESTAR] (dedicado) entregado A algo devoted o dedicated TO sth; (abandonado) given over TO sth
    lo halló en el despacho entregado a la lectura she found him busy reading in the study
    una vida entregada a la ciencia a life dedicated to o devoted to science
    entregado a los placeres de la carne ( liter); given over to the pleasures of the flesh ( liter)
    3
    ( RPl) (resignado): está entregada she's given up
    * * *
    entregado, -a adj
    1. [dedicado] dedicated (a to);
    vive entregado a su trabajo he lives for his work;
    gentes entregadas al vicio y a la depravación people given over to vice and depravity;
    toda una carrera entregada a la investigación médica a lifetime's work devoted to medical research
    2. [entusiasmado] enthusiastic;
    la estrella actuó ante un público entregado the star performed in front of an enthusiastic audience
    3. RP [resignado] resigned;
    durante un tiempo trató de cambiar la situación, pero ahora ya está entregado for a while he tried to change the situation, but now he's given up

    Spanish-English dictionary > entregado

  • 6 sacrificado

    adj.
    sacrificed, victimized, self-sacrificing.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: sacrificar.
    * * *
    1→ link=sacrificar sacrificar
    1 (persona) self-sacrificing
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [profesión, vida] demanding
    2) [persona] self-sacrificing
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < persona> selfless, self-sacrificing
    * * *
    = self-denying, self-sacrificing, self-giving, selfless.
    Ex. She on the other hand believes in a self-denying, self-sacraficing love which goes beyond the mere impulse of humanity.
    Ex. She on the other hand believes in a self-denying, self-sacraficing love which goes beyond the mere impulse of humanity.
    Ex. Mark's Gospel reveals the power of God as self-effacement and self-giving love rather than domination and conquest.
    Ex. Information technology should be viewed as an enabler of a larger system which builds a sharing, selfless working community.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < persona> selfless, self-sacrificing
    * * *
    = self-denying, self-sacrificing, self-giving, selfless.

    Ex: She on the other hand believes in a self-denying, self-sacraficing love which goes beyond the mere impulse of humanity.

    Ex: She on the other hand believes in a self-denying, self-sacraficing love which goes beyond the mere impulse of humanity.
    Ex: Mark's Gospel reveals the power of God as self-effacement and self-giving love rather than domination and conquest.
    Ex: Information technology should be viewed as an enabler of a larger system which builds a sharing, selfless working community.

    * * *
    ‹persona› selfless, self-sacrificing
    tuvo una vida muy sacrificada her life was full of sacrifice o was given over to others
    * * *

    Del verbo sacrificar: ( conjugate sacrificar)

    sacrificado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    sacrificado    
    sacrificar
    sacrificado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ persona selfless, self-sacrificing

    sacrificar ( conjugate sacrificar) verbo transitivo
    a) (Relig) ‹cordero/víctimas to sacrifice

    b)res/ganado to slaughter;

    perro/gato› (euf) to put … to sleep (euph)
    c)carrera/juventud to sacrifice

    sacrificarse verbo pronominal
    to make sacrifices
    sacrificar verbo transitivo
    1 (a un animal) (como ofrenda) to sacrifice
    2 (para su consumo) to slaughter
    3 (por enfermedad) to put down
    4 (renunciar a algo) (por algo) he de sacrificar mis estudios a causa del trabajo, I've got to give up my studies because of my work
    (por alguien) sacrifico mis aficiones para atender a mi hija, I have to forgo my hobbies in order to take care of my child
    ' sacrificado' also found in these entries:
    English:
    destroy
    * * *
    adj self-sacrificing

    Spanish-English dictionary > sacrificado

  • 7 traspasar

    v.
    1 to go through, to pierce.
    traspasar la puerta to go through the doorway
    traspasar una valla saltando to jump over a fence
    la tinta traspasó el papel the ink soaked through the paper
    La bala traspasó el pulmón The bullet pierced the lung.
    2 to transfer (transferir) (jugador).
    3 to move.
    Traspasemos este sofá a la sala Let's move this sofa to the living room.
    4 to go beyond.
    Ellos traspasaron el límite They went beyond the limit.
    5 to transfer the ownership of, to alienate, to cede, to make over.
    El viejito traspasó la casa The old man turned over the house.
    6 to stab.
    El pillo traspasó a Ricardo The rascal stabbed Richard.
    7 to devolve.
    Ella traspasó responsabilidades She devolved responsibilities.
    * * *
    1 (atravesar) to go through, cross
    3 (perforar) to go through, pierce
    4 (dar, pasar) to transfer; (vender) to sell
    5 figurado (exceder) to exceed, go beyond
    6 figurado (dolor físico, moral) to penetrate, transfix
    1 to exceed oneself
    \
    'Se traspasa' "For sale"
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=penetrar) to pierce, go through, penetrate; [líquido] to go/come through, soak through
    2) [dolor] to pierce, go right through
    3) [+ calle] to cross over
    4) [+ límites] to go beyond, overstep
    5) [+ ley, norma] to break, infringe
    6) [+ propiedad] (=transferir) to transfer; (=vender) to sell, make over; (Jur) to convey

    "se traspasa negocio" — "business for sale"

    7) (Dep) [+ jugador] to transfer
    8) (Pol) [+ poderes, competencias] to devolve
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) bala/espada to pierce, go through; líquido to go through, soak through
    b) ( sobrepasar) to go beyond
    2)
    a) <bar/farmacia> ( vender) to sell; ( arrendar) to let, lease

    se traspasa localto let o for rent

    b) < negocio> to transfer
    3) <poderes/fondos> to transfer
    4) (Dep) < jugador> to transfer, trade (AmE)
    * * *
    = give over, swap in and out of, stab, cross.
    Ex. The old building is now given over to children and young people.
    Ex. At a greater level of sophistication, the operating system will be able to swap programs in and out of memory in mid-operation in order to let another have a go.
    Ex. He listened to me and then said 'ˆre you finished?' and just walked away -- The woman sat up, as if stabbed.
    Ex. Some of the cases presented in this book are concerned with broad policy issues, while others are less encompassing and present some of the narrower problems that cross the library manager's desk.
    ----
    * traspasar a = spill over into.
    * traspasar con una lanza = spear.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) bala/espada to pierce, go through; líquido to go through, soak through
    b) ( sobrepasar) to go beyond
    2)
    a) <bar/farmacia> ( vender) to sell; ( arrendar) to let, lease

    se traspasa localto let o for rent

    b) < negocio> to transfer
    3) <poderes/fondos> to transfer
    4) (Dep) < jugador> to transfer, trade (AmE)
    * * *
    = give over, swap in and out of, stab, cross.

    Ex: The old building is now given over to children and young people.

    Ex: At a greater level of sophistication, the operating system will be able to swap programs in and out of memory in mid-operation in order to let another have a go.
    Ex: He listened to me and then said 'ˆre you finished?' and just walked away -- The woman sat up, as if stabbed.
    Ex: Some of the cases presented in this book are concerned with broad policy issues, while others are less encompassing and present some of the narrower problems that cross the library manager's desk.
    * traspasar a = spill over into.
    * traspasar con una lanza = spear.

    * * *
    traspasar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 «bala/espada» to pierce, go through; «líquido» to go through, soak through
    la bala le traspasó el pulmón the bullet pierced his lung
    lo traspasó con la espada he ran him through (with his sword)
    la salsa traspasó el mantel the sauce soaked through the tablecloth
    la pena le traspasó el corazón his heart was pierced with sorrow ( liter), he was utterly grief-stricken
    2 (sobrepasar) to go beyond
    su fama ha traspasado las fronteras de nuestro país his fame has spread beyond our borders
    esto traspasa los límites de lo verosímil this goes beyond the bounds of credibility
    B
    1 ‹bar/farmacia› (vender) to sell; (arrendar) to let, lease, rent
    [ S ] se traspasa local to let o for rent
    2 ‹negocio› to transfer
    le traspasó el negocio a su hijo he transferred the business to his son, he made the business over to his son
    C
    1 ‹poderes/competencias› to transfer
    2 ‹fondos› to transfer
    D ( Dep) ‹jugador› to transfer, trade ( AmE)
    * * *

     

    traspasar ( conjugate traspasar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) [bala/espada] to pierce, go through;

    [ líquido] to go through, soak through

    2bar/farmacia› ( vender) to sell;
    ( arrendar) to let, lease
    3poderes/fondos/negocio to transfer
    4 (Dep) ‹ jugador to transfer, trade (AmE)
    traspasar verbo transitivo
    1 (un muro, una madera, etc) to go through: la flecha le traspasó el corazón, the arrow went right through his heart
    2 (una frontera, un río) to cross (over)
    3 (una barrera, un límite) to go beyond: traspasó la barrera del sonido, it broke the sound barrier
    4 Com to transfer, sell
    ' traspasar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    franquear
    English:
    dispose of
    - transfer
    * * *
    1. [atravesar] [sujeto: puñal, bala] to go through, to pierce;
    [sujeto: líquido] to soak through;
    la bala le traspasó el muslo the bullet went through his thigh;
    la tinta traspasó el papel the ink soaked through the paper;
    el sudor le traspasaba la ropa the sweat was soaking through his clothes
    2. [pasar al otro lado de]
    traspasar la puerta to go through the doorway;
    traspasar una valla saltando to jump over a fence;
    no consiguió traspasar el muro de silencio que le rodeaba she was unable to break through the wall of silence that surrounded her;
    traspasar el umbral de los ochenta años to enter one's ninth decade, to reach one's eighties
    3. [exceder] [fronteras, límites] to go beyond;
    llegó a traspasar la barrera del millón de votos she broke through the one-million-vote barrier
    4. [transferir] [jugador, objeto] to transfer;
    [negocio] to sell [as a going concern]; [competencias] to devolve;
    se traspasa (negocio) [en cartel] (business) for sale
    5. [cambiar de sitio] to move
    6. [afectar mucho] to devastate
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( atravesar) go through
    2 COM transfer
    3 ( exceder) go beyond
    * * *
    1) perforar: to pierce, to go through
    2) : to go beyond
    traspasar los límites: to overstep the limits
    3) atravesar: to cross, to go across
    4) : to sell, to transfer
    * * *
    1. (jugador) to transfer [pt. & pp. transferred]
    2. (negocio) to sell [pt. & pp. sold]

    Spanish-English dictionary > traspasar

  • 8 regaladamente

    adv.
    1 delicately, pleasantly, daintily.
    2 in luxury.
    3 comfortably.
    * * *
    1 figurado comfortably, pleasantly
    * * *
    ADV [vivir] in luxury
    * * *
    ‹comer› extremely well
    regaladamente entregados a la diversión totally given over to pleasure
    vivir regaladamente to lead o have an easy life
    * * *
    vivían regaladamente they had a comfortable o an easy life

    Spanish-English dictionary > regaladamente

  • 9 empecinar

    v.
    1 to fill with mud.
    2 to be obstinate, to be given over to vice. (America)

    Spanish-English dictionary > empecinar

  • 10 crédito roll over

    возобновляемый кредит, ролловерный кредит

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > crédito roll over

  • 11 mercado over the counter

    проф. "параллельный" рынок ценных бумаг

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > mercado over the counter

  • 12 crédito roll over

    сущ.
    экон. возобновляемый кредит, ролловерный кредит

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > crédito roll over

  • 13 mercado over the counter

    сущ.
    экон. "параллельный" рынок ценных бумаг

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > mercado over the counter

  • 14 pull-over

    • jumper
    • pullout
    • pullulate

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > pull-over

  • 15 pull-over [pulóver] (pl pull-overs)

    m
    • pulovr

    Diccionario español-checo > pull-over [pulóver] (pl pull-overs)

  • 16 pull-over

    m.
    pullover, tight-fitting knitted shirt, slipover, jumper.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pull-over

  • 17 pull-over

    pul·lòver

    Vocabulario Castellano-Catalán > pull-over

  • 18 a

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

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

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

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

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


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


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


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

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

    c) al + inf:


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



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

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

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

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

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


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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 19 a la vez

    at the same time, at once
    * * *
    = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison
    Ex. Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.
    Ex. Maximum number of documents which can be charged out at one time.
    Ex. However, this joint venture may not be justifiable unless both a thesaurus and a classification scheme are in demand by one organisation at similar times.
    Ex. Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex. An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex. This sub-stage and the next one must proceed side-by-side.
    Ex. No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex. He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex. The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex. In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex. For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex. Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex. It is important to recognise that division must be by one principle at a time.
    Ex. Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.
    * * *
    a la vez (que)
    = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with

    Ex: Hand in hand with this comes the need for nurses to be able to question, evaluate and reflect on existing practice.

    Ex: Libraries as vital institutions of public culture are currently facing a crisis cum challenge.
    Ex: Rules for any given class must be used in conjunction with the schedules for that class.
    Ex: Good literature, in order to fulfil the demands of the time, must move in unison with society, keeping control over its speed.

    = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison

    Ex: Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.

    Ex: Maximum number of documents which can be charged out at one time.
    Ex: However, this joint venture may not be justifiable unless both a thesaurus and a classification scheme are in demand by one organisation at similar times.
    Ex: Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex: An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex: This sub-stage and the next one must proceed side-by-side.
    Ex: No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex: He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex: The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex: In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex: For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex: Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex: It is important to recognise that division must be by one principle at a time.
    Ex: Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la vez

  • 20 a la vez (que)

    = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with
    Ex. Hand in hand with this comes the need for nurses to be able to question, evaluate and reflect on existing practice.
    Ex. Libraries as vital institutions of public culture are currently facing a crisis cum challenge.
    Ex. Rules for any given class must be used in conjunction with the schedules for that class.
    Ex. Good literature, in order to fulfil the demands of the time, must move in unison with society, keeping control over its speed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la vez (que)

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