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  • 1 apariencia

    f.
    1 appearance (aspecto).
    en apariencia apparently
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    2 illusion.
    * * *
    1 appearance, aspect
    \
    en apariencia apparently, by all appearances
    guardar las apariencias figurado to keep up appearances
    tener apariencia de to look like
    * * *
    noun f.
    appearance, look
    * * *
    SF (=aspecto) appearance

    con apariencia de, una chica con apariencia de alemana — a German-looking girl

    de apariencia, una herida de sospechosa apariencia — a suspicious-looking wound

    en apariencia, José, en apariencia rudo, es muy cortés — although José may seem o appear rude on the surface, he is very polite

    en apariencia, el coche estaba perfecto — to all appearances, the car was in perfect condition

    guardar o salvar las apariencias — to keep up appearances

    fiar 3.
    * * *
    femenino appearance

    guardar or cubrir las apariencias — to keep up appearances

    * * *
    = appearance, illusion, look, veneer, tinsel, outward appearance, semblance.
    Ex. Magazines published by USA automobile clubs are disparate in appearance and frequency, but may contain valuable reference material.
    Ex. A motion picture is a length of film, with or without recorded sound, bearing a sequence of images that create the illusion of movement when projected in rapid succession.
    Ex. We went head-to-head with those that wanted a uniform look for the whole library Website!.
    Ex. Sexism is typically rationalized by & masked beneath an intellectual veneer.
    Ex. Americans aren't buying as many Christmas decorations and tinsel this year, a grim new sign of slower holiday spending ahead.
    Ex. The path led to a cluster of buildings similar in outward appearances to those found in farmyards and stables.
    Ex. Over the course of time, aesthetic semblance has become a key part of aesthetic philosophy.
    ----
    * apariencia externa = outward appearance.
    * apariencia física = physical appearance.
    * apariencias = window dressing.
    * apariencia sencilla = simple-looking.
    * asumir una apariencia + Adjetivo = take on + Adjetivo + aspect.
    * bajo la apariencia de = in the guise of, under the guise of.
    * dar la apariencia de = place + a veneer of.
    * dar una apariencia de = provide + a semblance of, give + a semblance of.
    * de apariencia = cosmetic.
    * de apariencia engañosa = misleading, meretricious.
    * en apariencia = apparently, looking, seemingly, on the face of it, on the surface, ostensibly.
    * esperanzador en apariencia = hopeful-seeming.
    * guardar las apariencias = preserve + appearance, keep up + appearances.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * mantener las apariencias = keep up + appearances.
    * mantener una apariencia de = maintain + a semblance of.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + apariencia = smarten (up) + Posesivo + appearance.
    * serio en apariencia = deadpan.
    * tener una apariencia + Adjetivo = have + a + Adjetivo + look.
    * * *
    femenino appearance

    guardar or cubrir las apariencias — to keep up appearances

    * * *
    = appearance, illusion, look, veneer, tinsel, outward appearance, semblance.

    Ex: Magazines published by USA automobile clubs are disparate in appearance and frequency, but may contain valuable reference material.

    Ex: A motion picture is a length of film, with or without recorded sound, bearing a sequence of images that create the illusion of movement when projected in rapid succession.
    Ex: We went head-to-head with those that wanted a uniform look for the whole library Website!.
    Ex: Sexism is typically rationalized by & masked beneath an intellectual veneer.
    Ex: Americans aren't buying as many Christmas decorations and tinsel this year, a grim new sign of slower holiday spending ahead.
    Ex: The path led to a cluster of buildings similar in outward appearances to those found in farmyards and stables.
    Ex: Over the course of time, aesthetic semblance has become a key part of aesthetic philosophy.
    * apariencia externa = outward appearance.
    * apariencia física = physical appearance.
    * apariencias = window dressing.
    * apariencia sencilla = simple-looking.
    * asumir una apariencia + Adjetivo = take on + Adjetivo + aspect.
    * bajo la apariencia de = in the guise of, under the guise of.
    * dar la apariencia de = place + a veneer of.
    * dar una apariencia de = provide + a semblance of, give + a semblance of.
    * de apariencia = cosmetic.
    * de apariencia engañosa = misleading, meretricious.
    * en apariencia = apparently, looking, seemingly, on the face of it, on the surface, ostensibly.
    * esperanzador en apariencia = hopeful-seeming.
    * guardar las apariencias = preserve + appearance, keep up + appearances.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * mantener las apariencias = keep up + appearances.
    * mantener una apariencia de = maintain + a semblance of.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + apariencia = smarten (up) + Posesivo + appearance.
    * serio en apariencia = deadpan.
    * tener una apariencia + Adjetivo = have + a + Adjetivo + look.

    * * *
    appearance
    un hombre de apariencia fuerte a strong-looking man
    en apariencia, estaba en buenas condiciones it appeared to be in good condition, by all appearances it was in good condition
    a juzgar por las apariencias judging by appearances
    tenemos que guardar or cubrir las apariencias we have to keep up appearances
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    * * *

     

    apariencia sustantivo femenino
    appearance;

    a juzgar por las apariencias judging by appearances;
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances;
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    apariencia sustantivo femenino appearance
    ♦ Locuciones: en apariencia, apparently
    guardar las apariencias, to keep up appearances

    ' apariencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barniz
    - engañosa
    - engañoso
    - estampa
    - ir
    - juvenil
    - porte
    - traza
    - viso
    - cuidar
    - decente
    - externo
    - fachada
    - físico
    - forma
    English:
    air
    - appearance
    - dashing
    - dignified
    - disheveled
    - dishevelled
    - face
    - guise
    - look
    - nice
    - personal
    - seedy
    - semblance
    - show
    - sloppy
    - smart
    - sorry
    - take on
    - tidy
    - unkempt
    - untidy
    - veneer
    - outwardly
    - surface
    * * *
    1. [aspecto] appearance;
    un príncipe con apariencia de mendigo a prince who looks like a beggar;
    en apariencia apparently;
    se llevaban bien sólo en apariencia they only appeared to get on well together
    2.
    apariencias [indicios] signs, indications;
    las apariencias indican que la situación mejorará the signs are that the situation will improve;
    guardar las apariencias to keep up appearances;
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    3. [falsedad] illusion
    * * *
    f appearance;
    en apariencia outwardly;
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive;
    salvar las apariencias keep up appearances;
    según todas las apariencias judging by appearances
    * * *
    1) aspecto: appearance, look
    2)
    en apariencia : seemingly, apparently
    * * *
    apariencia n appearance

    Spanish-English dictionary > apariencia

  • 2 lista

    f.
    1 list.
    lista negra blacklist
    lista de precios price list
    pasar lista to call the register
    lista de boda wedding list
    lista de espera waiting list
    2 strip.
    una camiseta a listas a striped shirt
    3 stripe, streak.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: listar.
    * * *
    2 (raya) stripe
    3 (tira) strip, slip
    \
    pasar lista to call the roll
    tachar de la lista to cross out, cross off the list
    lista de bodas wedding list
    lista de correos poste restante, US general delivery
    lista de espera waiting list
    lista negra blacklist
    * * *
    1. noun f.
    1) list
    2) roll
    2. f., (m. - listo)
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de nombres, elementos] list; (Mil) roll, roll call; [en escuela] register, school list (EEUU)

    pasar lista — (Mil) to call the roll; (Escol) to call the register

    lista cerrada — (Pol) closed list

    lista de correos — poste restante, general delivery (EEUU)

    lista de encuentros — (Dep) fixture list

    lista de éxitos — (Mús) charts pl

    lista de raya Méx payroll

    lista de tandas — duty roster, rota

    lista electoral — electoral roll, register of voters

    listas de audiencia — ratings, audience rating sing

    2) (=tira) [de tela] strip; [de papel] slip
    3) (=raya) stripe
    * * *
    1)
    a) (de nombres, números) list

    la lista de las compras or (Esp) la compra — the shopping list

    pasar lista — (Educ) to take roll call, to take the register (BrE)

    b) ( en restaurante) menu
    2)
    a) ( raya) stripe
    b) ( tira) strip
    * * *
    = addendum [addenda, -pl.], bill, checklist [check-list], list, roster, roll-call, rundown, handlist, order list, drop-down list, stripe, line-up.
    Ex. In this category the majority of programmes tend to stress technological considerations with a rather hopeful-seeming addendum of applications considerations.
    Ex. So, in the bicentennial spirit here's a three-point bill of particulars or grievances (in addition to what was mentioned previously with respect to offensive or unauthentic terms).
    Ex. This a checklist of features to consider in comparing and evaluating data bases.
    Ex. Equally, various trade directories and other lists need to list and organise names in a form that will enable a searcher to find information about an organisation or person.
    Ex. Profiles of the research interests of faculty were gathered and organised into a 3-part faculty research interests roster.
    Ex. This is a non-bibliographic data base which records the complete roll-call of voting by members of Congress.
    Ex. This article describes the functionality of CARL software for this purpose, loads a brief rundown of data bases, and gives the criteria for selecting data bases.
    Ex. In their search for information, they had until this time been able to pick their way by relying on the handlists or catalogues provided by the librarian.
    Ex. The catalogue now contains 130,000 titles, its classified section being updated twice a year and the author part and ISBN order list bimonthly = El catálogo contiene en la actualidad 130.000 títulos, la sección sistemática se actualiza dos veces al año y la sección de autores y la lista de números ISBN bimensualmente.
    Ex. Select the paper you wish to revise from the drop-down list, and then press 'Browse' to select a file on your local machine to use as the revised version.
    Ex. This paper describes an oscillating chemical reaction, and discusses numerous parallels to it in research, such as in fibrillation of the heart, body-clock rhythms of animals and plants, the self-assembly of multicellular organisms, and certain stripes in volcanic rock.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    ----
    * billete en lista de espera = standby seat.
    * encabezar la lista = top + the list.
    * encargado de la lista = list moderator.
    * enviar un mensaje a una lista de correo = post + a message.
    * incluir en la lista de morosos = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir en la lista negra = blacklist [black-list].
    * inclusión en la lista de morosos = blacklisting.
    * lista alfabética = alphabetical listing, alphabetic list, alphabetical list, order list.
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de materia = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * lista bibliográfica = bibliographic listing.
    * lista combinada = master list.
    * lista controlada = controlled list.
    * lista de autoridades = authoritative list, authority list, authority listing.
    * lista de bajada = drop-down list.
    * lista de búsqueda = finding list.
    * lista de candidatos preseleccionados = short list.
    * lista de circulación = routing list, circulation list.
    * lista de códigos = code sheet.
    * lista de compra = shopping list.
    * lista de comprobación = checklist [check-list].
    * lista de contactos = contact list.
    * lista de control = checklist [check-list].
    * lista de correo = mailing list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], distribution list, e-mail list, electronic distribution list.
    * lista de correo electrónico = electronic mailing list.
    * lista de correo moderada = moderated mailing list, moderated listserv.
    * lista de correspondencia = mailing list.
    * lista de datos = fact finder.
    * lista de descriptores = index vocabulary, subject vocabulary.
    * lista de deseos = wish list.
    * lista de direcciones = mailing list.
    * lista de discos más vendidos, la = charts, the.
    * lista de discusión = discussion list.
    * lista de distribución = mailing list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], distribution list, e-mail list.
    * lista de distribución electrónica = electronic list (e-list), electronic distribution list.
    * lista de élite = elite list, elite list.
    * lista de encabezamientos de materia = subject headings list.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso (LCSH) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materias de Sears = Sears' List of Subject Headings.
    * lista de errores = error report.
    * lista de espera = waiting list.
    * lista de existencias = stock list [stocklist].
    * lista de éxitos = chart.
    * lista de éxitos de cartelera de espectáculos = Billboard chart.
    * lista de éxitos de la cartelera de espectáculos = Billboard chart.
    * lista de éxitos, la = charts, the.
    * lista de ganadores = roll of honour.
    * lista de honor = roll of honour.
    * lista de ilustraciones = list of illustrations.
    * lista de lecturas = reading list.
    * lista de lecturas para el verano = summer reading list.
    * lista de lecturas recomendadas = reading list, select list, recommended reading list.
    * lista de lecturas sugeridas = suggested reading list.
    * lista de libros = booklist [book list].
    * lista de libros enviados a encuadernar = bindery list.
    * lista de más populares = chart.
    * lista de más vendidos = chart.
    * lista de notaciones = code vocabulary.
    * lista de nuevas adquisiciones = acquisitions list.
    * lista de palabras clave = go-list [golist].
    * lista de palabras vacías = stop list [stoplist], stopword list.
    * lista de pasajeros = passenger list.
    * lista de pedidos = order list.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * lista de préstamo = routing list, circulation list.
    * lista de publicaciones = publication(s) list.
    * lista de reserva = hold list.
    * lista de selección = pick-list.
    * lista desplegable hacia abajo = drop-down list.
    * lista de sugerencias = wish list.
    * lista de últimas adquisiciones = accessions list, list of current acquisitions, addition list.
    * lista de vinos = wine list.
    * lista electrónica = electronic list (e-list).
    * lista maestra = master list.
    * lista musical = audio listing.
    * lista negra = blacklist.
    * lista permutada = permuted list.
    * lista permutada de palabras clave = permuted keyword list.
    * lista selecta = short list, elite list.
    * moderador de la lista = list moderator.
    * poner en lista de espera = put + on a waiting list.
    * punto de la lista = bullet point.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (de nombres, números) list

    la lista de las compras or (Esp) la compra — the shopping list

    pasar lista — (Educ) to take roll call, to take the register (BrE)

    b) ( en restaurante) menu
    2)
    a) ( raya) stripe
    b) ( tira) strip
    * * *
    = addendum [addenda, -pl.], bill, checklist [check-list], list, roster, roll-call, rundown, handlist, order list, drop-down list, stripe, line-up.

    Ex: In this category the majority of programmes tend to stress technological considerations with a rather hopeful-seeming addendum of applications considerations.

    Ex: So, in the bicentennial spirit here's a three-point bill of particulars or grievances (in addition to what was mentioned previously with respect to offensive or unauthentic terms).
    Ex: This a checklist of features to consider in comparing and evaluating data bases.
    Ex: Equally, various trade directories and other lists need to list and organise names in a form that will enable a searcher to find information about an organisation or person.
    Ex: Profiles of the research interests of faculty were gathered and organised into a 3-part faculty research interests roster.
    Ex: This is a non-bibliographic data base which records the complete roll-call of voting by members of Congress.
    Ex: This article describes the functionality of CARL software for this purpose, loads a brief rundown of data bases, and gives the criteria for selecting data bases.
    Ex: In their search for information, they had until this time been able to pick their way by relying on the handlists or catalogues provided by the librarian.
    Ex: The catalogue now contains 130,000 titles, its classified section being updated twice a year and the author part and ISBN order list bimonthly = El catálogo contiene en la actualidad 130.000 títulos, la sección sistemática se actualiza dos veces al año y la sección de autores y la lista de números ISBN bimensualmente.
    Ex: Select the paper you wish to revise from the drop-down list, and then press 'Browse' to select a file on your local machine to use as the revised version.
    Ex: This paper describes an oscillating chemical reaction, and discusses numerous parallels to it in research, such as in fibrillation of the heart, body-clock rhythms of animals and plants, the self-assembly of multicellular organisms, and certain stripes in volcanic rock.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    * billete en lista de espera = standby seat.
    * encabezar la lista = top + the list.
    * encargado de la lista = list moderator.
    * enviar un mensaje a una lista de correo = post + a message.
    * incluir en la lista de morosos = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir en la lista negra = blacklist [black-list].
    * inclusión en la lista de morosos = blacklisting.
    * lista alfabética = alphabetical listing, alphabetic list, alphabetical list, order list.
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de materia = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * lista bibliográfica = bibliographic listing.
    * lista combinada = master list.
    * lista controlada = controlled list.
    * lista de autoridades = authoritative list, authority list, authority listing.
    * lista de bajada = drop-down list.
    * lista de búsqueda = finding list.
    * lista de candidatos preseleccionados = short list.
    * lista de circulación = routing list, circulation list.
    * lista de códigos = code sheet.
    * lista de compra = shopping list.
    * lista de comprobación = checklist [check-list].
    * lista de contactos = contact list.
    * lista de control = checklist [check-list].
    * lista de correo = mailing list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], distribution list, e-mail list, electronic distribution list.
    * lista de correo electrónico = electronic mailing list.
    * lista de correo moderada = moderated mailing list, moderated listserv.
    * lista de correspondencia = mailing list.
    * lista de datos = fact finder.
    * lista de descriptores = index vocabulary, subject vocabulary.
    * lista de deseos = wish list.
    * lista de direcciones = mailing list.
    * lista de discos más vendidos, la = charts, the.
    * lista de discusión = discussion list.
    * lista de distribución = mailing list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], distribution list, e-mail list.
    * lista de distribución electrónica = electronic list (e-list), electronic distribution list.
    * lista de élite = elite list, elite list.
    * lista de encabezamientos de materia = subject headings list.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso (LCSH) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materias de Sears = Sears' List of Subject Headings.
    * lista de errores = error report.
    * lista de espera = waiting list.
    * lista de existencias = stock list [stocklist].
    * lista de éxitos = chart.
    * lista de éxitos de cartelera de espectáculos = Billboard chart.
    * lista de éxitos de la cartelera de espectáculos = Billboard chart.
    * lista de éxitos, la = charts, the.
    * lista de ganadores = roll of honour.
    * lista de honor = roll of honour.
    * lista de ilustraciones = list of illustrations.
    * lista de lecturas = reading list.
    * lista de lecturas para el verano = summer reading list.
    * lista de lecturas recomendadas = reading list, select list, recommended reading list.
    * lista de lecturas sugeridas = suggested reading list.
    * lista de libros = booklist [book list].
    * lista de libros enviados a encuadernar = bindery list.
    * lista de más populares = chart.
    * lista de más vendidos = chart.
    * lista de notaciones = code vocabulary.
    * lista de nuevas adquisiciones = acquisitions list.
    * lista de palabras clave = go-list [golist].
    * lista de palabras vacías = stop list [stoplist], stopword list.
    * lista de pasajeros = passenger list.
    * lista de pedidos = order list.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * lista de préstamo = routing list, circulation list.
    * lista de publicaciones = publication(s) list.
    * lista de reserva = hold list.
    * lista de selección = pick-list.
    * lista desplegable hacia abajo = drop-down list.
    * lista de sugerencias = wish list.
    * lista de últimas adquisiciones = accessions list, list of current acquisitions, addition list.
    * lista de vinos = wine list.
    * lista electrónica = electronic list (e-list).
    * lista maestra = master list.
    * lista musical = audio listing.
    * lista negra = blacklist.
    * lista permutada = permuted list.
    * lista permutada de palabras clave = permuted keyword list.
    * lista selecta = short list, elite list.
    * moderador de la lista = list moderator.
    * poner en lista de espera = put + on a waiting list.
    * punto de la lista = bullet point.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de nombres, números) list
    no estás en la lista you're not on the list
    lo han borrado or tachado de la lista he's been crossed off the list
    ¿has hecho la lista de las compras or ( Esp) de la compra? have you written the shopping list?
    la lista de precios the price list
    la lista de bajas the casualty list
    pasan lista a las nueve ( Educ) roll call is at nine, they take the register at nine ( BrE);
    ( Mil) they call the roll at nine, roll call is at nine
    Compuestos:
    whitelist
    wedding list
    electronic mailing list
    general delivery ( AmE), poste restante ( BrE)
    (electronic) address book
    waiting list
    ( Mús) charts (pl); ( Lit) best-seller list
    electoral roll o register
    ( Pol) party list
    passenger list
    list of priorities
    user list
    wine list
    party list, slate ( AmE)
    blacklist
    B
    1 (raya) stripe
    una tela a listas blancas y negras a black and white striped material
    2 (tira) strip
    * * *

     

    Del verbo listar: ( conjugate listar)

    lista es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    lista    
    listar
    lista sustantivo femenino
    a) (de nombres, números) list;


    lista de boda wedding list;
    lista de espera waiting list;
    lista de éxitos (Mús) charts (pl);

    (Lit) best-seller list
    b) ( raya) stripe;


    listar ( conjugate listar) verbo transitivo
    to list
    listo,-a adjetivo
    1 (despierto, agudo) smart
    2 (preparado) ready
    ♦ Locuciones: (apañado) estás listo si crees que voy a ayudarte, you are sadly mistaken if you think I'm going to help you
    pasarse de listo, to be too clever by half
    lista sustantivo femenino
    1 list: la profesora pasó lista, the teacher called the roll
    lista de correos, general delivery
    lista negra, blacklist
    2 (raya, franja) stripe
    ' lista' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    antepenúltima
    - antepenúltimo
    - banda
    - candidatura
    - clasificación
    - confeccionar
    - doble
    - encabezar
    - engrosar
    - figurar
    - incluir
    - minuta
    - número
    - remitir
    - rol
    - su
    - tabla
    - tarifa
    - toda
    - todo
    - adjunto
    - aparecer
    - buscar
    - catalogar
    - confección
    - faltar
    - final
    - hacer
    - listado
    - listo
    - nómina
    - pendejo
    - planilla
    - programación
    - raya
    - relación
    - repasar
    - todavía
    English:
    alleged
    - band
    - be
    - blacklist
    - bottom
    - chart
    - check off
    - checklist
    - clever
    - cross off
    - cross out
    - doll
    - exclude
    - for
    - half
    - head
    - hit list
    - include
    - index
    - itemize
    - list
    - listing
    - made-up
    - make out
    - mark off
    - me
    - niece
    - prick up
    - reading list
    - recommendation
    - reel off
    - remove
    - roll
    - roll call
    - roster
    - schedule
    - short-list
    - sick-list
    - standby
    - standby passenger
    - stocklist
    - strike off
    - top
    - waiting list
    - wordlist
    - acknowledgment
    - attendance
    - call
    - certain
    - check
    * * *
    lista nf
    1. [enumeración] list;
    hazme una lista de lo que quieres write me a list of what you want;
    pasar lista Br to call o take the register, US to call the roll
    lista de boda wedding list; Esp lista de la compra shopping list; Am lista de las compras shopping list; Informát lista de correo mailing list;
    lista de correos Br poste restante, US general delivery;
    Informát lista de distribución mailing list;
    lista electoral = list of candidates put forward by a political party;
    Av lista de embarque passenger list;
    lista de espera waiting list;
    lista de éxitos [musicales] hit parade;
    lista negra blacklist;
    lista de precios price list
    2. [de tela, madera] strip;
    [de papel] slip
    3. [en tela, de color] stripe;
    una camiseta a listas a striped shirt
    * * *
    f
    1 list;
    pasar lista take the roll call, Br call the register
    2 en tela stripe
    * * *
    lista nf
    1) : list
    2) : roster, roll
    pasar lista: to take attendance
    3) : stripe, strip
    4) : menu
    * * *
    lista n list
    pasar lista to take the register [pt. took; pp. taken]

    Spanish-English dictionary > lista

  • 3 a pesar de todo

    = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said
    Ex. All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex. The film is less about idealism in the face of adversity than dumb resilience in spite of everything.
    Ex. The novel describes people waging an unequal struggle against circumstances and remaining hopeful despite everything.
    Ex. However, despite it all, Ludlam remains something of an enigma.
    Ex. Wharton makes it abundantly clear that, in spite of it all, she has numerous chances to take charge of her life.
    Ex. All this said, he is a restless person, but in the active, productive sense rather than a fidget.
    * * *
    = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said

    Ex: All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.

    Ex: The film is less about idealism in the face of adversity than dumb resilience in spite of everything.
    Ex: The novel describes people waging an unequal struggle against circumstances and remaining hopeful despite everything.
    Ex: However, despite it all, Ludlam remains something of an enigma.
    Ex: Wharton makes it abundantly clear that, in spite of it all, she has numerous chances to take charge of her life.
    Ex: All this said, he is a restless person, but in the active, productive sense rather than a fidget.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a pesar de todo

  • 4 adherirse a

    v.
    1 to stick to, to adhere to, to hold to, to hold by.
    María se adhiere a sus ideales Mary sticks to her ideals.
    2 to side with, to rally to, to rally around.
    Silvia se adhiere al partido de derecha Silvia sides with the right wing.
    3 to stick to, to cleave to.
    La etiqueta se adhiere a la tela The label sticks to the fabric.
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = adhere to, cling to, espouse, fall in with, stick to, align, cleave to, hew to
    Ex. Since BC adheres closely to the educational and scientific consensus, BC found most favour with libraries in educational establishments.
    Ex. It would be a mistake to cling to the seeming comforts of the old ways at the cost of being unable to get the full advantages of the new ones.
    Ex. Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
    Ex. Stanton fell in with the suggestion readily.
    Ex. It might be striking to outline the instrumentalities of the future more spectacularly, rather than to stick closely to methods and elements now known.
    Ex. Fiction is an area of stock development and promotion which would readily achieve the goals of development with which public librarians have aligned themselves.
    Ex. The government seems to spurn the architecture profession and there is a growing rift between architects who assert their utility and those who cleave to artistic prerogatives.
    Ex. The structure adopted hews to the theoretical model of the resilient organization as described by Enright.
    * * *
    (v.) = adhere to, cling to, espouse, fall in with, stick to, align, cleave to, hew to

    Ex: Since BC adheres closely to the educational and scientific consensus, BC found most favour with libraries in educational establishments.

    Ex: It would be a mistake to cling to the seeming comforts of the old ways at the cost of being unable to get the full advantages of the new ones.
    Ex: Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
    Ex: Stanton fell in with the suggestion readily.
    Ex: It might be striking to outline the instrumentalities of the future more spectacularly, rather than to stick closely to methods and elements now known.
    Ex: Fiction is an area of stock development and promotion which would readily achieve the goals of development with which public librarians have aligned themselves.
    Ex: The government seems to spurn the architecture profession and there is a growing rift between architects who assert their utility and those who cleave to artistic prerogatives.
    Ex: The structure adopted hews to the theoretical model of the resilient organization as described by Enright.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adherirse a

  • 5 aferrarse a

    v.
    1 to cling to, to fasten upon, to fasten on, to fasten on to.
    María se aferró al marco de la ventMaría Mary clung to the window sill.
    2 to stick to.
    El chiquito se aferró a su madre The little boy stuck to his mother.
    * * *
    1 to clutch to, cling to
    * * *
    (v.) = cling to, fixate on, latch on to, stick fast to, hold to, cleave to, hold fast to
    Ex. It would be a mistake to cling to the seeming comforts of the old ways at the cost of being unable to get the full advantages of the new ones.
    Ex. Many publishers seem fixated on the term 'acquisitions librarian' for promotional mailings.
    Ex. Educational establishments have latched on to the word 'information' and have employed it to encompass very different programmes of study.
    Ex. Until the appearance of the online catalogue, entire libraries had actually been 'frozen' for generations, stuck fast to their major commodity - books.
    Ex. This paper views librarians as tenaciously holding to a paper paradigm in an increasingly electronic environment.
    Ex. The government seems to spurn the architecture profession and there is a growing rift between architects who assert their utility and those who cleave to artistic prerogatives.
    Ex. In holding fast to a belief in health promotion, they resisted being coopted by a now discredited market system.
    * * *
    (v.) = cling to, fixate on, latch on to, stick fast to, hold to, cleave to, hold fast to

    Ex: It would be a mistake to cling to the seeming comforts of the old ways at the cost of being unable to get the full advantages of the new ones.

    Ex: Many publishers seem fixated on the term 'acquisitions librarian' for promotional mailings.
    Ex: Educational establishments have latched on to the word 'information' and have employed it to encompass very different programmes of study.
    Ex: Until the appearance of the online catalogue, entire libraries had actually been 'frozen' for generations, stuck fast to their major commodity - books.
    Ex: This paper views librarians as tenaciously holding to a paper paradigm in an increasingly electronic environment.
    Ex: The government seems to spurn the architecture profession and there is a growing rift between architects who assert their utility and those who cleave to artistic prerogatives.
    Ex: In holding fast to a belief in health promotion, they resisted being coopted by a now discredited market system.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aferrarse a

  • 6 agarrarse a

    v.
    to hold on to, to catch hold of, to clutch at, to hold to.
    Me agarro a la soga I hold to the rope.
    * * *
    (v.) = latch on to, hold to, hold on to, hold fast to, cling to
    Ex. Educational establishments have latched on to the word 'information' and have employed it to encompass very different programmes of study.
    Ex. This paper views librarians as tenaciously holding to a paper paradigm in an increasingly electronic environment.
    Ex. The girls were swept away by the water as they failed to hold on to the bus stand.
    Ex. In holding fast to a belief in health promotion, they resisted being coopted by a now discredited market system.
    Ex. It would be a mistake to cling to the seeming comforts of the old ways at the cost of being unable to get the full advantages of the new ones.
    * * *
    (v.) = latch on to, hold to, hold on to, hold fast to, cling to

    Ex: Educational establishments have latched on to the word 'information' and have employed it to encompass very different programmes of study.

    Ex: This paper views librarians as tenaciously holding to a paper paradigm in an increasingly electronic environment.
    Ex: The girls were swept away by the water as they failed to hold on to the bus stand.
    Ex: In holding fast to a belief in health promotion, they resisted being coopted by a now discredited market system.
    Ex: It would be a mistake to cling to the seeming comforts of the old ways at the cost of being unable to get the full advantages of the new ones.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agarrarse a

  • 7 ansias de matar

    (n.) = bloodlust
    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    * * *
    (n.) = bloodlust

    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ansias de matar

  • 8 aparencia

    ----
    * nebuloso en aparencia = nebulous-seeming.
    * * *
    * nebuloso en aparencia = nebulous-seeming.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aparencia

  • 9 aparente

    adj.
    1 apparent (falso, supuesto).
    2 visible (visible).
    3 striking (llamativo).
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: aparentar.
    * * *
    1 apparent
    2 (conveniente) suitable
    3 (lucido) showy, smart
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=no real) apparent

    su interés es solo aparente — he just pretends to be interested, he just feigns interest

    2) (=patente) apparent
    3) * (=atractivo) attractive, smart
    * * *
    1) ( que parece real) <timidez/interés> apparent (before n)
    2) (obvio, palpable) apparent, obvious
    * * *
    = apparent, perceived, seeming.
    Ex. Menu-based information retrieval system have found favour because of their apparent simplicity.
    Ex. The arrangements should also negotiate resistance to perceived 'American dominance', erode price differentials between Europe and the US, and permit each country to support its own online services.
    Ex. It would be a mistake to cling to the seeming comforts of the old ways at the cost of being unable to get the full advantages of the new ones.
    ----
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * * *
    1) ( que parece real) <timidez/interés> apparent (before n)
    2) (obvio, palpable) apparent, obvious
    * * *
    = apparent, perceived, seeming.

    Ex: Menu-based information retrieval system have found favour because of their apparent simplicity.

    Ex: The arrangements should also negotiate resistance to perceived 'American dominance', erode price differentials between Europe and the US, and permit each country to support its own online services.
    Ex: It would be a mistake to cling to the seeming comforts of the old ways at the cost of being unable to get the full advantages of the new ones.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.

    * * *
    A (que parece real) ‹timidez/interés› apparent ( before n)
    su amabilidad era sólo aparente his kindness was all show
    la aparente victoria se tornó en derrota what had seemed like victory turned into defeat
    el motivo aparente del crimen the apparent motive for the crime
    B (obvio, palpable) apparent, obvious
    sin motivo aparente for no apparent o obvious reason
    C
    (vistoso, elegante): el vestido es muy barato pero es muy aparente the dress is very cheap but it looks really good
    un restaurante aparente a stylish o chic o ( BrE) smart restaurant
    * * *

     

    Del verbo aparentar: ( conjugate aparentar)

    aparenté es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    aparente es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    aparentar    
    aparente
    aparentar ( conjugate aparentar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( fingir) ‹indiferencia/interés to feign;


    b) ( parecer):


    verbo intransitivo


    b) [regalo/joya] to look impressive

    aparente adjetivo
    1 ( que parece real) ‹timidez/interés apparent ( before n);

    2 (obvio, palpable) apparent, obvious
    aparentar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (fingir) to affect
    2 (representar, parecer) to look: no aparenta los años que tiene, she doesn't look her age
    II vi (presumir) to show off
    aparente adjetivo
    1 apparent, obvious
    sin motivo aparente, for no apparent reason
    2 fam (adecuado, bonito) suitable
    ' aparente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    coraza
    - virtual
    - superficie
    English:
    apparent
    - ostensible
    - outward
    - reputed
    - seeming
    - hidden
    * * *
    1. [falso, supuesto] apparent;
    con su aparente simpatía se ganó el aprecio del jefe he won the boss over with his apparent friendliness;
    ganaron con aparente facilidad they won with apparent ease
    2. [visible] visible;
    las huelgas son una manifestación aparente del descontento social the strikes are a visible sign of social unrest;
    se rompió sin causa aparente it broke for no apparent reason
    3. [vistoso] elegant, smart;
    es un vestido muy aparente it's a very elegant dress
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( evidente) apparent
    2 L.Am. ( fingido) feigned
    * * *
    1) : apparent
    2) : showy, striking
    * * *
    aparente adj apparent

    Spanish-English dictionary > aparente

  • 10 aspirante

    adj.
    1 aspiring (person).
    2 aspirant, suction, aspiring.
    f. & m.
    1 candidate.
    un aspirante a actor/político (en deportes, concursos) a would-be actor/politician
    2 applicant, office seeker.
    * * *
    1 suction
    1 candidate, applicant
    \
    bomba aspirante suction pump
    * * *
    noun mf.
    1) applicant, candidate
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [persona] aspiring
    2) (=aspirador)
    2.
    SMF candidate, applicant (a for)
    * * *
    I
    a) < persona>

    aspirante a algo: los alumnos aspirantes a becas — students who wish to be awarded scholarships

    b) < bomba> suction (before n)
    II
    masculino y femenino

    aspirante a algo: las aspirantes al título the contenders for the title; ocho aspirantes al puesto de redactor — eight candidates o applicants for the post of editor

    * * *
    = aspiring, wannabe, challenger, aspirant, hopeful.
    Ex. The idea was to give the 'best and most aspiring poor' the opportunity to improve; the not so good and less aspiring be damned!.
    Ex. However, it is not clear that this is the case with other (actual or wannabe) schools whose aspirations, to be blunt, may be outpacing their assets.
    Ex. They simply must find new ways of storing and retrieving that information more rapidly and more concisely in ways that can compete with the commercial challengers.
    Ex. 'He who pays the piper calls the tune,' said Muiru, a presidential aspirant when asked why his rating was so low on the polls.
    Ex. When asked what advice she might give to curatorial hopefuls, Jones quickly replied: 'Go for it -- There are plenty of opportunities'.
    * * *
    I
    a) < persona>

    aspirante a algo: los alumnos aspirantes a becas — students who wish to be awarded scholarships

    b) < bomba> suction (before n)
    II
    masculino y femenino

    aspirante a algo: las aspirantes al título the contenders for the title; ocho aspirantes al puesto de redactor — eight candidates o applicants for the post of editor

    * * *
    = aspiring, wannabe, challenger, aspirant, hopeful.

    Ex: The idea was to give the 'best and most aspiring poor' the opportunity to improve; the not so good and less aspiring be damned!.

    Ex: However, it is not clear that this is the case with other (actual or wannabe) schools whose aspirations, to be blunt, may be outpacing their assets.
    Ex: They simply must find new ways of storing and retrieving that information more rapidly and more concisely in ways that can compete with the commercial challengers.
    Ex: 'He who pays the piper calls the tune,' said Muiru, a presidential aspirant when asked why his rating was so low on the polls.
    Ex: When asked what advice she might give to curatorial hopefuls, Jones quickly replied: 'Go for it -- There are plenty of opportunities'.

    * * *
    1 ‹persona› aspirante A algo:
    los alumnos aspirantes a becas deberán pasar un segundo examen students who wish to be awarded scholarships will have to take a second exam
    2 ‹bomba› suction ( before n)
    aspirante A algo:
    otra de las aspirantes al título another of the contenders for the title
    los aspirantes al poder aspirants to power ( frml), those who aspire to power
    tenemos ocho aspirantes al puesto de redactor we have eight candidates o applicants for the post of editor
    * * *

    aspirante sustantivo masculino y femenino:

    ocho aspirantes al puesto de redactor eight candidates o applicants for the post of editor
    aspirante mf candidate, applicant

    ' aspirante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    aspirant
    - midshipman
    - would-be
    - contender
    - hopeful
    - would
    * * *
    adj
    1. [persona] aspiring
    2. [objeto]
    bomba aspirante suction pump
    nmf
    [candidato] candidate (a for); [en deportes, concursos] contender (a for);
    un aspirante al trono an aspirant to the throne;
    los dos aspirantes a la presidencia the two presidential candidates
    * * *
    I adj aspiring
    II m/f a cargo candidate (a for); a título contender (a for)
    * * *
    : applicant, candidate
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > aspirante

  • 11 avanzar

    v.
    1 to advance.
    las tropas continúan avanzando the troops are still advancing
    el tráfico no avanzaba the traffic wasn't moving
    Mi chico avanza en la escuela My boy advances in school.
    Ricardo avanzó las ventas Richard advanced=promoted sales.
    2 to make progress.
    está avanzando mucho en sus estudios she's making very good progress with her studies
    esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad this technology is developing very quickly
    3 to pass (time).
    el tiempo avanza muy deprisa time passes quickly
    a medida que avanza el siglo as the century draws on
    4 to move forward.
    El coche avanza lentamente The car moves forward slowly.
    * * *
    1 to advance, go forward
    1 (mover adelante) to advance, move forward
    2 (dinero) to advance
    3 (promover) to promote
    4 (una propuesta) to put forward
    1 (adelantarse) to go forward, advance; (día, noche) to draw in
    * * *
    verb
    1) to advance, move forward
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=mover) to move forward, advance

    avanzó la ficha cuatro casillas — he moved the counter forward four spaces, he advanced the counter four spaces

    2) [+ dinero] to advance
    3) [+ opinión, propuesta] to put forward
    4) [+ resultado] to predict; [+ predicción] to make
    5) Caribe (=vomitar) to vomit
    2. VI
    1) (=ir hacia adelante) to advance, move forward

    no me esperéis, seguid avanzando — don't wait for me, carry on

    2) (=progresar) to make progress
    3) [noche, invierno] to draw on, approach
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona/tráfico to advance, move forward

    avanzar hacia la democraciato move o advance toward(s) democracy

    b) ciencia/medicina to advance
    c) cinta/rollo to wind on
    d) persona (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; negociaciones/proyecto to progress
    e) tiempo to draw on
    2.
    a) ( adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    b) ( mover) to move... forward, advance

    avanzó un peónhe moved o pushed a pawn forward

    c) < propuesta> to put forward
    * * *
    = gain + ground, get + far, go forward, make + gains, make + progress, move ahead, move on, move onwardly, move up, page (through), progress, advance, proceed, press on, come along, fast-forward, take + a step forward, get + ahead, move forward, make + step, take + strides, make + advances, develop, move along, get + unstuck, press forward (with), move + forward, go forth, make + headway.
    Ex. Standardisation of formats is less developed; however UNIMARC is gaining ground as a national exchange format, whilst USMARC is also used by university and public libraries.
    Ex. If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get far in our understanding of the physical world.
    Ex. Thus, if you want to reply yes, enter a 'y'; if you want to go forward, enter 'f'.
    Ex. Expenditures in public libraries in the USA rose sharply in 1988 while use continued to make modest gains, with the greatest increase in juvenile loans.
    Ex. We could then simply alter our expectations accordingly, and exult in the progress we have made.
    Ex. It is impatient with Juctionville for its failure to move ahead as fast as it would like and is bothered by the city's drabness and general lack of class and culture.
    Ex. Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex. In its simplest statement, the prime goal of any act of education is that it should serve us in the future... takes us somewhere... let us move onwardly more easily.
    Ex. Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex. The system displays the records in brief format and the user can 'page' through the matches until the required record is found.
    Ex. It is normally taken to indicate that the document has been revised, if a work has progressed to a second or subsequent edition.
    Ex. All this is not to be impulsively regretted since specialized studies can advance in no other way, but synthesis becomes increasingly important and dishearteningly more difficult.
    Ex. Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
    Ex. Hoping the gentler tone and the more relaxed manner meant that her anger was abating, the young man pressed on less apprehensively.
    Ex. However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex. Modern machines have an automatic facility for fast-forward and rewind as well as a manual control for slower, more precise location of the required information on the microfilm.
    Ex. LCSH has taken a further step forward with the use of computer-controlled typesetting.
    Ex. Low-income urban families simply do not have any use for the traditional library or indeed any motivation for self-improvement and getting ahead = Las familias urbanas con ingresos bajos simplemente no tienen la necesidad de usar la biblioteca tradicional o de hecho no sienten motivación para la superación personal y para avanzar.
    Ex. This article argues the need to move forward with the infotech culture without abandoning the service culture.
    Ex. Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex. In the half century since the publication of McKerrow's Introduction bibliography has taken giant strides in many directions.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex. The economics journal system has not grown and developed in a structured fashion, which has resulted in overspill into report literature.
    Ex. As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex. In addition, students can use the glossary to get 'unstuck' while learning.
    Ex. The company is pressing forward with the construction of an environment and a system that permit all employees to demonstrate their full capabilities.
    Ex. Kuwait is not going backwards, but definitely not moving forward.
    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    Ex. Governments are making headway in negotiations aimed at reaching an ambitious and effective global greenhouse gas reduction treaty.
    ----
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a toda máquina = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda mecha = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda pastilla = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo meter = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a trancas y barrancas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career.
    * avanzar fácilmente = coast.
    * avanzar gradualmente (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar hacia = move into, move toward(s).
    * avanzar hacia abajo = work + Posesivo + way down.
    * avanzar lentamente = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * avanzar mucho = travel + a long way down the road.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar poco a poco = shuffle along.
    * avanzar poco a poco (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar profesionalmente dentro de la institución = rise through + the ranks.
    * avanzar rápidamente = gallop.
    * avanzar viento en popa = steam ahead.
    * conforme + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * conforme + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * dar vueltas sin avanzar = go round in + circles.
    * hacer avanzar = nudge + Nombre + forward, push + the frontiers of, nudge + Nombre + along, nudge + Nombre + into, push + the boundaries of.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer avanzar hacia = nudge + Nombre + toward.
    * hacer que + Nombre + avance = take + Nombre + a/one step forward.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * que avanza lentamente = crawling.
    * que avanza rápidamente = fast-developing.
    * seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
    * tiempo + avanzar inexorablemente = time + march on.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona/tráfico to advance, move forward

    avanzar hacia la democraciato move o advance toward(s) democracy

    b) ciencia/medicina to advance
    c) cinta/rollo to wind on
    d) persona (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; negociaciones/proyecto to progress
    e) tiempo to draw on
    2.
    a) ( adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    b) ( mover) to move... forward, advance

    avanzó un peónhe moved o pushed a pawn forward

    c) < propuesta> to put forward
    * * *
    = gain + ground, get + far, go forward, make + gains, make + progress, move ahead, move on, move onwardly, move up, page (through), progress, advance, proceed, press on, come along, fast-forward, take + a step forward, get + ahead, move forward, make + step, take + strides, make + advances, develop, move along, get + unstuck, press forward (with), move + forward, go forth, make + headway.

    Ex: Standardisation of formats is less developed; however UNIMARC is gaining ground as a national exchange format, whilst USMARC is also used by university and public libraries.

    Ex: If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get far in our understanding of the physical world.
    Ex: Thus, if you want to reply yes, enter a 'y'; if you want to go forward, enter 'f'.
    Ex: Expenditures in public libraries in the USA rose sharply in 1988 while use continued to make modest gains, with the greatest increase in juvenile loans.
    Ex: We could then simply alter our expectations accordingly, and exult in the progress we have made.
    Ex: It is impatient with Juctionville for its failure to move ahead as fast as it would like and is bothered by the city's drabness and general lack of class and culture.
    Ex: Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex: In its simplest statement, the prime goal of any act of education is that it should serve us in the future... takes us somewhere... let us move onwardly more easily.
    Ex: Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex: The system displays the records in brief format and the user can 'page' through the matches until the required record is found.
    Ex: It is normally taken to indicate that the document has been revised, if a work has progressed to a second or subsequent edition.
    Ex: All this is not to be impulsively regretted since specialized studies can advance in no other way, but synthesis becomes increasingly important and dishearteningly more difficult.
    Ex: Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
    Ex: Hoping the gentler tone and the more relaxed manner meant that her anger was abating, the young man pressed on less apprehensively.
    Ex: However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex: Modern machines have an automatic facility for fast-forward and rewind as well as a manual control for slower, more precise location of the required information on the microfilm.
    Ex: LCSH has taken a further step forward with the use of computer-controlled typesetting.
    Ex: Low-income urban families simply do not have any use for the traditional library or indeed any motivation for self-improvement and getting ahead = Las familias urbanas con ingresos bajos simplemente no tienen la necesidad de usar la biblioteca tradicional o de hecho no sienten motivación para la superación personal y para avanzar.
    Ex: This article argues the need to move forward with the infotech culture without abandoning the service culture.
    Ex: Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex: In the half century since the publication of McKerrow's Introduction bibliography has taken giant strides in many directions.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex: The economics journal system has not grown and developed in a structured fashion, which has resulted in overspill into report literature.
    Ex: As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex: In addition, students can use the glossary to get 'unstuck' while learning.
    Ex: The company is pressing forward with the construction of an environment and a system that permit all employees to demonstrate their full capabilities.
    Ex: Kuwait is not going backwards, but definitely not moving forward.
    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    Ex: Governments are making headway in negotiations aimed at reaching an ambitious and effective global greenhouse gas reduction treaty.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a toda máquina = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda mecha = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda pastilla = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo meter = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a trancas y barrancas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career.
    * avanzar fácilmente = coast.
    * avanzar gradualmente (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar hacia = move into, move toward(s).
    * avanzar hacia abajo = work + Posesivo + way down.
    * avanzar lentamente = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * avanzar mucho = travel + a long way down the road.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar poco a poco = shuffle along.
    * avanzar poco a poco (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar profesionalmente dentro de la institución = rise through + the ranks.
    * avanzar rápidamente = gallop.
    * avanzar viento en popa = steam ahead.
    * conforme + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * conforme + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * dar vueltas sin avanzar = go round in + circles.
    * hacer avanzar = nudge + Nombre + forward, push + the frontiers of, nudge + Nombre + along, nudge + Nombre + into, push + the boundaries of.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer avanzar hacia = nudge + Nombre + toward.
    * hacer que + Nombre + avance = take + Nombre + a/one step forward.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * que avanza lentamente = crawling.
    * que avanza rápidamente = fast-developing.
    * seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
    * tiempo + avanzar inexorablemente = time + march on.

    * * *
    avanzar [A4 ]
    vi
    1 «tropas/persona/tráfico» to advance, move forward avanzar HACIA algo:
    las tropas avanzan hacia la capital the troops are advancing on the capital
    el país avanza hacia la democracia the country is moving o advancing toward(s) democracy
    2 ( Fot) «rollo» to wind on
    3 «persona» (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; «negociaciones/proyecto» to progress
    no estoy avanzando mucho con este trabajo I'm not making much progress o headway o I'm not getting very far with this work
    4 «tiempo» to draw on
    ■ avanzar
    vt
    1 (adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    avanzaron unos pasos they moved forward o advanced a few steps, they took a few steps forward
    2 (mover) to move … forward, advance
    avanzó un peón he moved o pushed a pawn forward, he advanced a pawn
    3 ‹propuesta› to put forward
    * * *

     

    avanzar ( conjugate avanzar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [persona/tráfico] to advance, move forward

    b) [ciencia/medicina] to advance

    c) [cinta/rollo] to wind on

    d) [ persona] (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress;

    [negociaciones/proyecto] to progress

    verbo transitivo

    b) ( mover) to move … forward, advance

    avanzar verbo transitivo to advance, make progress
    ' avanzar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sacudida
    - salto
    - tantear
    - adelantar
    English:
    advance
    - come forward
    - crawl
    - edge
    - freewheel
    - go forward
    - headway
    - move
    - move along
    - pace
    - proceed
    - progress
    - struggle along
    - struggle on
    - surge
    - wind
    - fast
    - head
    - hover
    - inch
    - lumber
    - scroll
    - somewhere
    * * *
    vi
    1. [moverse] to advance;
    las tropas continúan avanzando the troops are still advancing;
    el tráfico no avanzaba the traffic wasn't moving
    2. [progresar] to make progress;
    está avanzando mucho en sus estudios she's making very good progress with her studies;
    esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad this technology is developing very quickly
    3. [tiempo] to pass;
    el tiempo avanza muy deprisa time passes very quickly;
    a medida que avanza el siglo as the century draws on
    4. [carrete] to wind on
    vt
    1. [adelantar] to move forward;
    las tropas avanzaron sus posiciones the troops advanced their position;
    avanzaron varias posiciones en la clasificación de liga they moved up several places in the league
    2. [noticias]
    avanzar algo a alguien to inform sb of sth in advance;
    les avanzó los resultados del estudio she informed them of the results of the study before it was published
    3. [carrete] to wind on
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 move forward, advance;
    avanzar un pie take a step forward
    2 dinero advance
    II v/i
    1 advance, move forward; MIL advance ( hacia on)
    2 en trabajo make progress
    * * *
    avanzar {21} v
    : to advance, to move forward
    * * *
    1. (progresar) to make progress / to get on
    2. (ir hacia delante) to advance / to move forward

    Spanish-English dictionary > avanzar

  • 12 balanza

    f.
    scales.
    balanza de cocina kitchen scales
    balanza de precisión precision balance
    la balanza se inclinó a nuestro favor the balance o scales tipped in our favor
    * * *
    1 (aparato) scales plural
    2 COMERCIO balance
    \
    inclinar la balanza a favor de... to tip the scales in favour (US favor) of...
    balanza comercial trade balance, balance of trade
    balanza de pagos balance of payments
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=instrumento) scales pl ; (Quím) balance
    2) (Com, Pol) balance

    balanza comercial, balanza de pagos — balance of payments

    balanza de poder, balanza política — balance of power

    3) frm (=sensatez) judgment
    * * *
    femenino scales (pl); ( de dos platillos) scales (pl), balance

    inclinar la balanza a favor de alguiento tip the balance in favor of somebody

    poner en la balanzato weigh (AmE), to weigh up (BrE)

    * * *
    = scales, beamed scale, balance, weighing scales.
    Ex. It indicates the changes and limitations which fill the other pan of the scales and which are frequently only discovered by bitter experience.
    Ex. If the budget can be thought of as a beamed scale, ideally kept in balance, the counterpoint to revenue ups and downs must necessarily lie with the control of expenditures = Si concebimos el presupuesto como una balanza, que idealmente nos gustaría mantener en equilibrio, el contrapunto de los altibajos de los ingresos consiste necesariamente en el control de los gastos.
    Ex. Officials are hopeful that all delivery men in the city will be equipped with balances within a month.
    Ex. Weighing scales are also sometimes used to measure force rather than mass.
    ----
    * balanza de pagos = balance, balance of payments.
    * déficit de la balanza comercial = trade deficit.
    * déficit de la balanza de pagos = trade deficit.
    * desequilibrar la balanza = tip + the scales.
    * equilibrar la balanza = adjust + the balance, redress + imbalance, redress + the balance.
    * * *
    femenino scales (pl); ( de dos platillos) scales (pl), balance

    inclinar la balanza a favor de alguiento tip the balance in favor of somebody

    poner en la balanzato weigh (AmE), to weigh up (BrE)

    * * *
    = scales, beamed scale, balance, weighing scales.

    Ex: It indicates the changes and limitations which fill the other pan of the scales and which are frequently only discovered by bitter experience.

    Ex: If the budget can be thought of as a beamed scale, ideally kept in balance, the counterpoint to revenue ups and downs must necessarily lie with the control of expenditures = Si concebimos el presupuesto como una balanza, que idealmente nos gustaría mantener en equilibrio, el contrapunto de los altibajos de los ingresos consiste necesariamente en el control de los gastos.
    Ex: Officials are hopeful that all delivery men in the city will be equipped with balances within a month.
    Ex: Weighing scales are also sometimes used to measure force rather than mass.
    * balanza de pagos = balance, balance of payments.
    * déficit de la balanza comercial = trade deficit.
    * déficit de la balanza de pagos = trade deficit.
    * desequilibrar la balanza = tip + the scales.
    * equilibrar la balanza = adjust + the balance, redress + imbalance, redress + the balance.

    * * *
    scales (pl); (de dos platillos) scales (pl), balance
    esto inclinaría la balanza a favor de los visitantes this would tip the scales o tip the balance in favor of the visitors
    poner en la balanza to weigh ( AmE), to weigh up ( BrE)
    hay que poner los pros y los contras en la balanza we must weigh (up) the pros and cons
    Compuestos:
    balance of trade, trade balance
    el desequilibrio de la balanza comercial the imbalance in the trade figures
    bathroom scales (pl)
    kitchen scales (pl)
    spring balance
    balance of payments
    precision balance, precision scales (pl)
    balance on current account
    * * *

     

    balanza sustantivo femenino
    scales (pl);
    ( de dos platillos) scales (pl), balance;
    balanza comercial/de pagos balance of trade/of payments;

    poner en la balanza to weigh (AmE), to weigh up (BrE)
    balanza sustantivo femenino scales pl
    balanza comercial, balance of trade
    balanza de pagos, balance of payments
    ♦ Locuciones: figurado inclinar(se) la balanza a favor de alguien, to tip the scales in someone's favor: los dos tenían la misma experiencia, pero el padre de Juan inclinó la balanza a su favor, they both had the same experience, but Juan's father tipped the balance in his favour

    ' balanza' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fiel
    - plato
    - aguja
    - equilibrar
    - pesa
    - platillo
    English:
    balance
    - balance of payments
    - scale
    - trade gap
    * * *
    nf
    1. [báscula] scales;
    la balanza se inclinó a nuestro favor the balance o scales tipped in our favour
    balanza de cocina kitchen scales;
    balanza de cruz beam balance scale(s);
    balanza de precisión precision balance
    2. Com balanza comercial balance of trade;
    balanza por cuenta corriente current account balance;
    balanza de pagos balance of payments;
    balanza de pagos por cuenta corriente balance of payments on current account
    nf inv
    [signo] Libra
    nmf inv
    [persona] Libra
    * * *
    f scales pl ;
    balanza para cartas letter scales pl ;
    inclinar la balanza fig tip the balance o
    scales
    * * *
    báscula: scales pl, balance
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > balanza

  • 13 basado en la tecnología

    (adj.) = technologically-based, technology-based, technology-centred [technology-centered, -USA]
    Ex. The first category was where the technologically-based activities were to be found.
    Ex. People have employed this term to encompass programmes of study stretching from the furthest shores of technology-based activity to the vaguest and most nebulous-seeming courses of study in the arts/humanities areas.
    Ex. The panellists discussed the interdisciplinary issues digital libraries researchers are considering concerning: human-centred, artefact-centred and technology-centred research issues.
    * * *
    (adj.) = technologically-based, technology-based, technology-centred [technology-centered, -USA]

    Ex: The first category was where the technologically-based activities were to be found.

    Ex: People have employed this term to encompass programmes of study stretching from the furthest shores of technology-based activity to the vaguest and most nebulous-seeming courses of study in the arts/humanities areas.
    Ex: The panellists discussed the interdisciplinary issues digital libraries researchers are considering concerning: human-centred, artefact-centred and technology-centred research issues.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basado en la tecnología

  • 14 candidato

    adj.
    proposed.
    m.
    1 candidate, candidate to a political or governmental post, official candidate.
    2 candidate, aspirant, applicant, applicant for the job.
    3 candidate.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 candidate
    * * *
    (f. - candidata)
    noun
    * * *
    candidato, -a
    SM / F
    1) (=aspirante) candidate (a for)
    [para puesto] applicant (a for)
    2) Cono Sur ** sucker **
    * * *
    - ta masculino, femenino ( aspirante) candidate
    * * *
    = applicant, candidate, nominee, proposer, examinee, entrant, aspirant, hopeful.
    Ex. The inaugural 1988/89 class of eight Fellows was chosen from more than 200 applicants.
    Ex. Any terms that appear in the documents are candidates for index terms.
    Ex. Most of the nominees were from the US followed by the UK and other industrialised and traditionally scientific nations.
    Ex. This paper outlines the evaluation procedure in order to help proposers to understand how their proposals are handled by the European Commission.
    Ex. The onset of examinations, particularly important 'public' exams which will determine the examinees' future, has a disturbing effect.
    Ex. Entrants were asked to choose a character from a book and to write about what the character means to them.
    Ex. 'He who pays the piper calls the tune,' said Muiru, a presidential aspirant when asked why his rating was so low on the polls.
    Ex. When asked what advice she might give to curatorial hopefuls, Jones quickly replied: 'Go for it -- There are plenty of opportunities'.
    ----
    * candidato a la presidencia = presidential candidate, presidential candidate.
    * candidato a la vicepresidencia = running mate, vice-presidential candidate, vice-presidential candidate, vice-presidential candidate.
    * candidato posible = eligible, eligible party.
    * candidato presidencial = presidential candidate.
    * candidato vicepresidencial = running mate.
    * lista de candidatos preseleccionados = short list.
    * proponer a un candidato = nominate + candidate.
    * * *
    - ta masculino, femenino ( aspirante) candidate
    * * *
    = applicant, candidate, nominee, proposer, examinee, entrant, aspirant, hopeful.

    Ex: The inaugural 1988/89 class of eight Fellows was chosen from more than 200 applicants.

    Ex: Any terms that appear in the documents are candidates for index terms.
    Ex: Most of the nominees were from the US followed by the UK and other industrialised and traditionally scientific nations.
    Ex: This paper outlines the evaluation procedure in order to help proposers to understand how their proposals are handled by the European Commission.
    Ex: The onset of examinations, particularly important 'public' exams which will determine the examinees' future, has a disturbing effect.
    Ex: Entrants were asked to choose a character from a book and to write about what the character means to them.
    Ex: 'He who pays the piper calls the tune,' said Muiru, a presidential aspirant when asked why his rating was so low on the polls.
    Ex: When asked what advice she might give to curatorial hopefuls, Jones quickly replied: 'Go for it -- There are plenty of opportunities'.
    * candidato a la presidencia = presidential candidate, presidential candidate.
    * candidato a la vicepresidencia = running mate, vice-presidential candidate, vice-presidential candidate, vice-presidential candidate.
    * candidato posible = eligible, eligible party.
    * candidato presidencial = presidential candidate.
    * candidato vicepresidencial = running mate.
    * lista de candidatos preseleccionados = short list.
    * proponer a un candidato = nominate + candidate.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1 (aspirante) candidate
    candidato a la presidencia presidential candidate
    2 (cliente) client
    * * *

    candidato
    ◊ -ta sustantivo masculino, femenino

    candidate;
    candidato a la presidencia presidential candidate;
    los candidatos al puesto de … the applicants for the post of …;
    presentarse como candidato para algo (Pol) to run (AmE) o (BrE) stand for sth
    candidato,-a m,f (a un cargo, premio) candidate
    (a un empleo) applicant

    ' candidato' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    base
    - candidata
    - sonar
    - barrer
    - elección
    - eliminar
    - inclinar
    - oficialista
    - postulante
    - postular
    - presentar
    - votar
    English:
    applicant
    - bring in
    - candidate
    - left-wing
    - nominate
    - nominee
    - put forward
    - put up
    - run
    - running mate
    - seat
    - stand
    - winning
    - contest
    - entrant
    - hopeful
    - successful
    * * *
    candidato, -a nm,f
    candidate;
    un candidato a la alcaldía/al Premio Nobel a candidate for mayor/the Nobel Prize
    * * *
    m, candidata f candidate
    * * *
    candidato, -ta n
    : candidate, applicant
    * * *
    1. (en general) candidate
    2. (para trabajo) applicant

    Spanish-English dictionary > candidato

  • 15 con

    prep.
    1 with.
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it
    2 in spite of (a pesar de).
    con todo despite everything
    con lo estudioso que es, le suspendieron for all his hard work, they still failed him
    Está con mucho dolor He is in [with] a lot of pain.
    3 by.
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    * * *
    1 (instrumento, medio) with
    2 (modo, circunstancia) in, with
    ¿vas a salir con este frío? are you going out in this cold?
    me gustas con ese vestido you look nice in that dress, I like that dress on you
    3 (juntamente, en compañía) with
    7 (comparación) compared to
    8 (a pesar de) in spite of, despite
    9 con + inf by + gerund
    10 (aunque) in spite of
    con ser tan fuerte... in spite of being so strong...
    \
    con que / con tal de que / con tal que provided, as long as
    con todo (y eso) nevertheless, even so
    * * *
    prep.
    1) with
    2) to, towards
    * * *
    PREP
    1) [indicando compañía, instrumento, medio] with

    ¿con quién vas a ir? — who are you going with?

    andar con muletasto walk on o with crutches

    con el tiempo — in the course of time, with time

    2) [indicando características, estado]
    3) [indicando combinación] and
    4) [indicando contenido]

    encontraron una maleta con 800.000 dólares — they found a suitcase containing 800,000 dollars o with 800,000 dollars in it

    5) [indicando modo]

    estar con algo, estar con dolor de muelas/la pierna escayolada — to have toothache/one's leg in plaster

    con mucho gusto — certainly, by all means

    6) [como complemento personal de algunos verbos] to

    ¿con quién hablas? — who are you speaking to?

    se ha casado con Jesús — she's married Jesús, she's got married to Jesús

    7) [tras adjetivos] to, towards

    amable con todoskind to o towards everybody

    8) [con decimales]

    once con siete[11,7] eleven point seven ( 11.7)

    9) (=pese a) in spite of

    con tantas dificultades, no se descorazonó — in spite of all o for all the difficulties he didn't lose heart

    con ser su madre, le odia — even though she is his mother she hates him

    con todo (y con eso), la gente se lo pasó bien — in spite of everything, people had a good time

    10) [en exclamaciones]

    ¡vaya con el niño! — * the cheeky monkey! *

    ¡con lo bien que se está aquí! — and it's so nice here too!

    no me dejó ni un trocito, con lo que me gustan esos caramelos — he didn't even let me have a tiny piece, and he knows how much I like those sweets

    11) [indicando una condición]
    a) + infin

    con decirle que no voy, se arreglará todo — when I tell him I'm not going, everything will be fine

    b)

    con que + subjun

    con que me invite, me conformo — as long as o provided that she invites me, I don't mind

    tal 3., 4)
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.
    Ex. By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.
    Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex. WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex. What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex. It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex. The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
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    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    [b]* con sede en Amér
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.

    Ex: By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.

    Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex: WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex: What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex: It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex: The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    * con sede en Amér

    * * *
    A
    1 (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    vive con el or su novio she lives with her boyfriend
    ¿quieres que hable con él? do you want me to talk to him?
    está casada con un primo mío she's married to a cousin of mine
    2
    (indicando el objeto de un comportamiento, una actitud): te portaste muy mal con ellos you behaved very badly toward(s) them
    he tenido mucha paciencia contigo I have been very patient with you
    3 ( fam)
    (yo y): eso es lo que estábamos diciendo con Lucía that's what Lucía and I were saying
    se sirve con arroz serve with rice
    para mí con leche y sin azúcar, por favor milk and no sugar for me, please
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter
    5 ( Mat):
    2,5 read as: dos con cinco 2.5 (léase: two point five)
    B
    1
    (indicando una relación de simultaneidad): una cápsula con cada comida one capsule with each meal
    se levanta con el alba he gets up at the crack of dawn
    2
    (indicando una relación de causa): ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain o while it's raining like this?
    me desperté con el ruido the noise woke me
    con todo lo que pasó me olvidé de llamarte what with everything that happened I forgot to ring you
    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered to do it for me, which put me in an awkward position
    3
    (a pesar de): ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus
    ¿cómo te olvidaste? ¡con las veces que te lo dije! how could you forget? the (number of) times I told you!
    con ser tan tarde or lo tarde que es, no estoy cansada it's very late and yet I'm not at all tired, I'm not at all tired, even though it's so late
    con todo (y con eso) me parece que es bueno even so o in spite of all that o all the same o nonetheless I think he's good
    C (indicando el instrumento, medio, material) with
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it
    agárralo con las dos manos hold it with both hands
    lo estás malcriando con tanto mimo you're spoiling him with all this pampering o by pampering him so much
    con estos retazos se puede hacer una colcha you can make a quilt out of these bits of material
    ¡caray con la niña! y parecía tan modosita well fancy that! o well would you believe it! and she seemed so demure
    con + INF:
    con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything
    no hay necesidad de escribir, con llamarlo ya cumples there's no need to write; as long as o if you call him, that should do
    ¡con decirte que un café cuesta el triple que aquí! I mean, to give you an example, a cup of coffee costs three times what it costs here
    con que + SUBJ:
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy
    con tal de/con tal (de) que provided (that), as long as, so long as ( colloq)
    no importa cómo lo hagas con tal (de) que lo hagas it doesn't matter how you do it, just as long as you do it
    con tal (de) que me lo devuelvas antes de marzo as long as o provided I get it back by March
    es capaz de cualquier cosa con tal de llamar la atención he'll do anything to attract attention
    D
    andaba con dificultad/cuidado she was walking with difficulty/with care o carefully
    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!
    2
    (al describir características, un estado): amaneció con fiebre he had a temperature when he woke up, he woke up with a temperature
    ya estaba con dolores de parto she was already having labor pains
    andaba con ganas de bronca he was looking o spoiling for a fight
    con las manos en los bolsillos with his hands in his pockets
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?
    me gusta más con el pelo suelto I like her better with her hair down
    una niña con ojos azules a girl with blue eyes, a blue-eyed girl
    una mujer con aspecto de extranjera a foreign-looking woman
    un monstruo con un solo ojo a one-eyed monster
    una casa con piscina a house with a swimming pool
    E
    ( AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario): me peino con Gerardo Gerardo does my hair
    me lo mandé hacer con un sastre I had it made by a tailor
    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    * * *

     

    con preposición


    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!;
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissor;
    amaneció con fiebre he woke up with a temperature;
    hablar con algn to talk to sb;
    está casada con mi primo she's married to my cousin;
    portarse mal con algn to behave badly toward(s) sb;
    tener paciencia con algn to be patient with sb;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain?;

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position;
    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido it's really late, he should have gone by now
    c) con + inf:


    con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples as long as you call him, that should do;
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy;
    See Also→ tal adverbio 2
    d) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario):


    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    con preposición
    1 (instrumento) with
    córtalo con un cuchillo, cut it with a knife
    1 (modo) with: hazlo con cuidado, do it carefully
    me trató con frialdad, he treated me with coldness
    2 (compañía) with: está paseando con mi madre, she is taking a walk with my mother
    3 (causa) con este frío no apetece salir, I don't feel like going out in this cold
    4 (estado) está con una depresión de caballo, he's deeply depressed
    iba con los labios pintados, she has put some lipstick on
    5 (contenido) with
    una caja con fotografías, a box (full) of photos
    6 (relación) to: está casada con un inglés, she is married to an Englishman
    habló con Alberto, he spoke to Alberto
    se disculpó con ella, he apologized to her
    7 (con infinitivo) con avisar les evitas el disgusto, just by phoning you'll save them any worry
    (+ que + subjuntivo) basta con que lo digas, it will be enough if you just say it
    ♦ Locuciones: con tal (de) que..., provided that...
    con todo (y con eso), even so
    ' con' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    - abastecimiento
    - abatirse
    - ablandar
    - abochornar
    - abordar
    - abrazar
    - abrefácil
    - abrumar
    - acabar
    - acanallar
    - acaso
    - acero
    - acertar
    - achicharrarse
    - acierto
    - aclararse
    - acoger
    - acosar
    - acostarse
    - acreditada
    - acreditado
    - acuerdo
    - acusarse
    - adelante
    - adueñarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - afrontar
    - agarrar
    - agenciarse
    - agraciada
    - agraciado
    - agreste
    - agua
    - ahínco
    - ahumar
    - ahumada
    - ahumado
    - airosa
    - airoso
    - alhaja
    - alinearse
    - alma
    - almohada
    - alternar
    - alzarse
    - amanecer
    - amiguete
    - amilanarse
    English:
    abide
    - above
    - abruptly
    - abstract
    - accordance
    - accurately
    - accustom
    - aching
    - act
    - admit
    - advance
    - advice
    - advise
    - afraid
    - Afro
    - ageing
    - aggregate
    - aggressively
    - ago
    - agree
    - agreement
    - ahead
    - aim
    - ale
    - alive
    - all
    - allow for
    - allowance
    - ally
    - alone
    - along
    - aloud
    - amenable
    - amenities
    - Americana
    - amusement
    - and
    - angel food cake
    - angling
    - angrily
    - angry
    - annoy
    - antics
    - apologize
    - appointment
    - approach
    - approachable
    - arbitration
    - archery
    - argument
    * * *
    con prep
    1. [indica modo, manera o instrumento] with;
    se cortó con un cuchillo she cut herself with a knife;
    chocó con una farola he bumped into a lamppost;
    vino con un taxi she came by taxi;
    voy cómodo con estas botas/este jersey I'm comfortable in these boots/this sweater;
    iré a la boda con un traje negro I'm going to the wedding in a black suit;
    un joven con muy buenos modales a very polite young man;
    andar con la cabeza alta to walk with one's head held high;
    ir con prisa to be in a hurry;
    actuar con timidez to behave timidly;
    llover con fuerza to rain hard;
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts;
    se lo puedes decir con toda confianza you needn't worry about telling her;
    trátalo con mucho cariño treat him with a lot of affection o very affectionately;
    lo haré con mucho gusto it will be a pleasure for me to do it, I'll be delighted to do it;
    con arreglo a la ley in accordance with the law
    2. [indica compañía, relación o colaboración] with;
    vive con sus padres she lives with her parents;
    se escribe con gente de varios países he corresponds with people from a number of different countries;
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?;
    está muy enfadado con su madre he's very angry with his mother;
    está casada con mi hermano she's married to my brother;
    estoy de acuerdo con ellos I agree with them;
    habló con todos he spoke to everybody;
    un acuerdo de colaboración con el Caribe a cooperation agreement with the Caribbean
    3. [indica contenido o cualidad]
    una persona con carácter a person of character;
    un hombre con bigote a man with a moustache;
    una bolsa con patatas a bag of potatoes;
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    4. [indica unión o adición]
    un helado con nueces an ice cream with nuts;
    un pastel con nata a cream cake;
    el mío con leche, por favor I'd like milk in mine, please, I'd like mine white, please;
    el total con el IVA alcanza un millón the total is a million including Br VAT o US (sales) tax;
    tiene cuarenta con dos décimas de fiebre her temperature is 40.2 degrees
    5. [indica estado o situación]
    con buena salud in good health;
    está en cama con gripe she's in bed with flu;
    está con un enfado tremendo he's really angry;
    el niño está con ganas de ir al baño the child wants to go to the Br toilet o US bathroom;
    corría con ellos pisándome los talones I ran with them hot o hard on my heels
    6. [indica causa]
    el hielo se derrite con el calor ice melts when heated;
    me desperté con la música del vecino I was woken up by our neighbour playing music;
    con este tiempo no se puede ir de excursión we can't go out on a trip in this weather;
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it;
    con todo el trabajo que hemos tenido hoy, se me ha olvidado llamarle with all the work we've had today, I've forgotten to call her;
    se entristeció con las noticias she was sad when she heard the news;
    cómprales el libro, ¡con lo que les gusta leer! buy them the book, they like reading so much they'll be delighted!
    7. [hacia]
    para con towards;
    es amable para con todos she is friendly towards o with everyone
    8. (+ infinitivo) [para introducir una condición] by;
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way;
    con llamar ya quedarás bien you'll make a good impression just by phoning;
    con llorar no consigues nada it's no good crying, crying won't get you anywhere;
    con no decírselo a nadie, el secreto está garantizado if we don't tell anyone, secrecy will be guaranteed;
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    9. [a condición de que]
    con que, con tal de que as long as;
    con que llegue a tiempo me conformo I don't mind as long as he arrives on time;
    te dejo el gato con tal de que le des de comer I'll let you look after the cat as long as you feed it
    10. [a pesar de] in spite of;
    con todo despite everything;
    con todo lo raro que es, me encantan sus películas he may be weird, but I love his films, for all his weirdness, I love his films;
    con lo que hemos caminado hoy, y no estoy cansado despite the fact that we've walked so far today, I'm still not tired
    11. [para expresar queja o decepción]
    mira que perder, ¡con lo bien que jugaste! you were unlucky to lose, you played really well!;
    con lo agradable que es, y casi no tiene amigos considering how nice he is, he has surprisingly few friends
    12. Am [donde]
    fue a quejarse con su madre he complained to his mother;
    se hace los zapatos con Ardaches she has her shoes made at Ardaches;
    los domingos comen con su padre on Sundays they eat at her father's
    13. Méx [tras] after;
    ha trabajado día con día she's worked day after day o day in day out
    * * *
    prp
    1 with;
    voy con ellos I’m going with them;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    2
    :
    con todo eso in spite of all that;
    con tal de que provided that, as long as;
    con hacer eso by doing that;
    para con alguien to s.o., toward s.o.;
    con este calor in this heat;
    ¡con lo que he hecho por él! after all I’ve done for him!
    3
    :
    ser amable con alguien be kind to s.o.
    * * *
    con prep
    1) : with
    vengo con mi padre: I'm going with my father
    ¡con quién hablas?: who are you speaking to?
    2) : in spite of
    con todo: in spite of it all
    3) : to, towards
    ella es amable con los niños: she is kind to the children
    4) : by
    con llegar temprano: by arriving early
    5)
    con (tal) que : as long as, so long as
    * * *
    con prep
    1. (instrumento, compañía) with
    una bolsa con dinero a bag of money / a bag containing money
    con decir que no te interesa, será suficiente all you need to do is say you're not interested
    con lo + adjetivo but / yet
    con lo caro que ha costado y no funciona bien it was very expensive, but it doesn't work

    Spanish-English dictionary > con

  • 16 con esperanza

    Ex. His name has become synonymous with someone who lives in hopeful expectation.
    * * *

    Ex: His name has become synonymous with someone who lives in hopeful expectation.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con esperanza

  • 17 con la expectativa de que

    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    * * *

    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con la expectativa de que

  • 18 confiado

    adj.
    1 trusting, confident, assured, confiding.
    2 unsuspecting, trustful, not suspicious.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: confiar.
    * * *
    1→ link=confiar confiar
    1 (crédulo) unsuspecting, gullible
    2 (seguro) confident, self-confident
    3 (engreído) self-satisfied; (presumido) conceited
    * * *
    (f. - confiada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=seguro) confident
    2) (=ingenuo) trusting
    3) (=vanidoso) vain, conceited
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( crédulo) trusting
    b) [estar] ( seguro)

    confiado en algo: está muy confiado en que lo van a llevar he's convinced they're going to take him; no estés tan confiado — don't get over-confident

    * * *
    = unwary, unsuspecting, sanguine, trustful, trusting, confident (in).
    Ex. Experience has shown that the vastness of this as yet unordered field holds many pitfalls for the unwary librarian and researcher.
    Ex. There has been little planning about what to do about the huge quantities of unevaluated and perhaps unwanted information which threatens to engulf the unsuspecting user.
    Ex. A historical outline of the study of personality is given with particular emphasis on the concept of the 4 humours: choleric, melancholic, phlegmatic and sanguine.
    Ex. They should be more trustful of their colleagues and to use information technology to a larger extent.
    Ex. Yet without this trusting support for the editorial expertise of the publishers such books could not be published at all.
    Ex. Experience of IT in USA is associated not infrequently with the confounding of confident expectations.
    ----
    * confiados, los = unsuspecting, the.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( crédulo) trusting
    b) [estar] ( seguro)

    confiado en algo: está muy confiado en que lo van a llevar he's convinced they're going to take him; no estés tan confiado — don't get over-confident

    * * *
    = unwary, unsuspecting, sanguine, trustful, trusting, confident (in).

    Ex: Experience has shown that the vastness of this as yet unordered field holds many pitfalls for the unwary librarian and researcher.

    Ex: There has been little planning about what to do about the huge quantities of unevaluated and perhaps unwanted information which threatens to engulf the unsuspecting user.
    Ex: A historical outline of the study of personality is given with particular emphasis on the concept of the 4 humours: choleric, melancholic, phlegmatic and sanguine.
    Ex: They should be more trustful of their colleagues and to use information technology to a larger extent.
    Ex: Yet without this trusting support for the editorial expertise of the publishers such books could not be published at all.
    Ex: Experience of IT in USA is associated not infrequently with the confounding of confident expectations.
    * confiados, los = unsuspecting, the.

    * * *
    1 [ SER] (crédulo) trusting
    en estos tiempos no es bueno ser tan confiado these days it's not wise to be so trusting
    entró muy confiado sin saber que le habían preparado una trampa he came in confidently o unsuspectingly, not knowing that they had set a trap for him
    2 [ ESTAR] (seguro) confiado EN algo:
    está muy confiado en que lo van a llevar he's convinced they're going to take him
    no estés tan confiado, esos exámenes pueden ser muy difíciles don't get over-confident o don't be too sure of yourself, those exams can be extremely hard
    * * *

    Del verbo confiar: ( conjugate confiar)

    confiado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    confiado    
    confiar
    confiado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) [ser] ( crédulo) trusting

    b) [estar] ( seguro):


    no estés tan confiado don't get over-confident
    confiar ( conjugate confiar) verbo intransitivo
    a) ( tener fe) confiado en algn/algo to trust sb/sth;


    confiamos en su discreción we rely o depend on your discretion
    b) ( estar seguro) confiado en algo to be confident of sth;


    confiamos en poder llevarlo a cabo we are confident that we can do it;
    confiemos en que venga let's hope she comes
    verbo transitivo confiadole algo a algn ‹ secreto› to confide sth to sb;
    trabajo/responsabilidad to entrust sb with sth
    confiarse verbo pronominal

    no te confíes demasiado don't get overconfident o too confident

    b) (desahogarse, abrirse) confiadose a algn to confide in sb

    confiado,-a adjetivo
    1 (que tiene confianza en los demás) trusting, unsuspecting: con lo confiado que es le van a engañar muchas veces, he's such an unsuspecting person that he'll often be misled
    2 (esperanzado) está confiada en que aprobará, she's confident that she'll pass
    (seguro, tranquilo) self-confident
    confiar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (poner bajo la tutela) to entrust: le confié la educación de mi hija, I entrusted him with my daughter's education
    2 (decir reservadamente) to confide
    II verbo intransitivo (fiarse de) confiar en, to trust: no confío en ella, I don't trust her
    (contar con) no confíes en su ayuda, don't count on his help
    ' confiado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    confiada
    English:
    trustful
    - trusting
    - unsuspecting
    * * *
    confiado, -a adj
    1. [seguro] confident;
    estar confiado to be confident;
    estar demasiado confiado to be overconfident;
    estoy confiado en que todo acabará bien I'm confident everything will turn out all right;
    se mostró confiado he was confident
    2. [crédulo] trusting;
    ser confiado to be trusting
    * * *
    adj trusting
    * * *
    confiado, -da adj
    1) : confident, self-confident
    2) : trusting
    * * *
    confiado adj hopeful

    Spanish-English dictionary > confiado

  • 19 contemplar

    v.
    1 to contemplate, to consider.
    está contemplando presentar la dimisión she is considering handing in her resignation
    la ley contempla varios supuestos the law provides for o covers various cases
    esta propuesta no contempla los ingresos por publicidad this proposal doesn't take into account income from advertising
    Juana contemplaba la luna a solas Johanna contemplated the moon alone.
    María contempla grandes utilidades Mary envisages big profits.
    2 to look at, to contemplate (paisaje, monumento).
    3 to examine.
    El maestro contempló el cuadro de María The teacher examined Ann's picture.
    4 to have provision for, to contemplate, to have provisions for.
    María contempla los tiempos venideros Mary has provisions for upcoming times.
    * * *
    1 (mirar) to contemplate, look at
    2 (pensar) to contemplate, consider
    3 (tener en cuenta) to provide for
    4 (tratar bien) to spoil
    1 to contemplate
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=observar) [+ paisaje, edificio, cuadro] to gaze at, contemplate

    contemplaba su imagen en el espejoshe gazed at o contemplated her reflection in the mirror

    pude contemplar la belleza de Elenafrm I was able to look on Elena's beauty

    2) (=analizar)

    debemos contemplar su obra desde otra perspectivawe must look at o consider his work from another perspective

    3) (=mimar) to indulge
    4) frm (=considerar) [+ idea, posibilidad] to consider
    5) [ley, tratado] to provide for

    el acuerdo contempla una subida del 3% — the agreement provides for an increase of 3%

    2.
    VI (Rel) to meditate
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <paisaje/cuadro> to gaze at, contemplate
    b) <obra/artista> to examine, study
    c) <posibilidad/idea> to consider

    la nueva propuesta contempla un aumento del 5% — the new proposal envisages the possibility of a 5% rise

    2) (Esp) ( mimar) to spoil
    * * *
    = allow for, cater for/to, envisage, envision, provide, gaze, behold.
    Ex. It also allows for and identifies three levels of detail which might be adopted in descriptive cataloguing.
    Ex. Labelling of subjects presents problems mainly because, in order to achieve a user-orientated approach, the various approaches of different users must be catered for.
    Ex. It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
    Ex. Let me further specify the requirements of the catalog envisioned by the Paris Principles.
    Ex. To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex. Her tongue was unloosed now, and she gazed at him questioningly, piercingly.
    Ex. As Confucius said ' behold the turtle, he makes progress only when his neck is out'.
    ----
    * aficionado a contemplar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * algo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * contemplar la posibilidad = toy with, toy with + idea of, entertain + the possibility.
    * contemplar la posibilidad de suicidarse = contemplate + suicide.
    * contemplar las estrellas = stargaze.
    * contemplar posibilidades = envision + possibilities.
    * contemplar una situación = address + situation.
    * contemplar una vista = contemplate + view.
    * una vista digna de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * un espectáculo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <paisaje/cuadro> to gaze at, contemplate
    b) <obra/artista> to examine, study
    c) <posibilidad/idea> to consider

    la nueva propuesta contempla un aumento del 5% — the new proposal envisages the possibility of a 5% rise

    2) (Esp) ( mimar) to spoil
    * * *
    = allow for, cater for/to, envisage, envision, provide, gaze, behold.

    Ex: It also allows for and identifies three levels of detail which might be adopted in descriptive cataloguing.

    Ex: Labelling of subjects presents problems mainly because, in order to achieve a user-orientated approach, the various approaches of different users must be catered for.
    Ex: It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
    Ex: Let me further specify the requirements of the catalog envisioned by the Paris Principles.
    Ex: To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex: Her tongue was unloosed now, and she gazed at him questioningly, piercingly.
    Ex: As Confucius said ' behold the turtle, he makes progress only when his neck is out'.
    * aficionado a contemplar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * algo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * contemplar la posibilidad = toy with, toy with + idea of, entertain + the possibility.
    * contemplar la posibilidad de suicidarse = contemplate + suicide.
    * contemplar las estrellas = stargaze.
    * contemplar posibilidades = envision + possibilities.
    * contemplar una situación = address + situation.
    * contemplar una vista = contemplate + view.
    * una vista digna de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * un espectáculo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.

    * * *
    contemplar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹paisaje/cuadro› to gaze at, contemplate
    desde el balcón se contempla un panorama precioso there is a wonderful view from the balcony
    a la izquierda pueden ustedes contemplar el Palacio Real on the left you can see the Royal Palace
    2 ‹obra/artista› to examine, study
    3 ‹posibilidad/idea› to consider
    la nueva propuesta contempla un aumento del 5% the new proposal envisages the possibility of a 5% rise
    la legislación actual no contempla este caso there is no provision for a situation of this kind in the current legislation o the current legislation does not provide for a situation of this kind
    no tengo contemplado ir I'm not thinking of going
    B (complacer) to spoil
    * * *

     

    contemplar ( conjugate contemplar) verbo transitivo
    a)paisaje/cuadro to gaze at, contemplate

    b)posibilidad/idea to consider, contemplate

    contemplar verbo transitivo
    1 (admirar, recrearse) to contemplate
    2 (una posibilidad) to consider
    3 (ser condescendiente) coddle: le contemplas demasiado, you coddle him too much
    ' contemplar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    codificar
    - admirar
    - mirar
    English:
    consider
    - contemplate
    - entertain
    - survey
    - behold
    - regard
    * * *
    1. [paisaje, monumento] to look at, to contemplate
    2. [opción, posibilidad] to contemplate, to consider;
    la ley contempla varios supuestos the law provides for o covers various cases;
    esta propuesta no contempla los ingresos por publicidad this proposal doesn't take into account income from advertising;
    el proyecto no contempla hacer excepciones the project makes no provision for exceptions;
    contemplamos el futuro con esperanza we are hopeful about the future, we look to the future with hope;
    está contemplando presentar la dimisión she is considering handing in her resignation
    3. [consentir] to spoil
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( mirar) look at, contemplate
    2 posibilidad consider
    * * *
    1) : to contemplate, to ponder
    2) : to gaze at, to look at
    * * *
    contemplar vb to consider / to contemplate

    Spanish-English dictionary > contemplar

  • 20 definitivo

    adj.
    1 definite, positive, sure, certain.
    2 definitive, decisive, final, categorical.
    3 defining.
    * * *
    1 definitive, final
    \
    en definitiva finally, in short, all in all
    en definitiva, no lo compro porque no tengo dinero in short, I'm not buying it because I haven't got enough money
    * * *
    (f. - definitiva)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=final) definitive, final
    2) (=inamovible) [proyecto, fecha, respuesta] definite

    este es el plan, pero no es definitivo — this is the plan, but it's not definite

    3) [prueba] definitive, conclusive
    4)

    en definitiva: es, en definitiva, una pésima película — in short, it's a terrible film

    en definitiva, que no quieres venir — so you don't want to come then?

    este es, en definitiva, el mejor pacto alcanzable — all in all o all things considered, this is the best deal we can expect to achieve

    * * *
    - va adjetivo <texto/solución/respuesta> definitive; < cierre> permanent, definitive

    ésta es, en definitiva, la mejor opción — all things considered o all in all, this is the best option

    * * *
    = definitive, determinate, unalterable, final, cut and dried [cut and dry].
    Ex. His definitive article, 'Backlog to Frontlog,' Library Journal (September 15, 1969), was indicative of his creative and simple, yet effective and economical solutions to traditional library problems.
    Ex. There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex. Flexibility in the notation of a scheme enables us to make a choice, but once made that choice becomes unalterable.
    Ex. The final index will mirror current terminology.
    Ex. When you start getting into these cases, you realize how much things change over time and how they're not cut and dried.
    ----
    * carácter definitivo = finality, conclusiveness.
    * en definitiva = in all, all in all, in the last analysis, in the final analysis, all things considered.
    * lo definitivo = the last word.
    * ser definitivo = be final.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo <texto/solución/respuesta> definitive; < cierre> permanent, definitive

    ésta es, en definitiva, la mejor opción — all things considered o all in all, this is the best option

    * * *
    = definitive, determinate, unalterable, final, cut and dried [cut and dry].

    Ex: His definitive article, 'Backlog to Frontlog,' Library Journal (September 15, 1969), was indicative of his creative and simple, yet effective and economical solutions to traditional library problems.

    Ex: There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex: Flexibility in the notation of a scheme enables us to make a choice, but once made that choice becomes unalterable.
    Ex: The final index will mirror current terminology.
    Ex: When you start getting into these cases, you realize how much things change over time and how they're not cut and dried.
    * carácter definitivo = finality, conclusiveness.
    * en definitiva = in all, all in all, in the last analysis, in the final analysis, all things considered.
    * lo definitivo = the last word.
    * ser definitivo = be final.

    * * *
    ‹texto/solución› definitive
    su adiós definitivo al público her final farewell to all her fans
    el cierre definitivo del local the permanent closure of the premises
    éstos son los resultados definitivos these are the final o definitive results
    ya es definitivo que no viene he's definitely not coming
    se pretende dar una solución definitiva al problema the idea is to solve the problem once and for all o to find a definitive solution to the problem
    necesito una respuesta definitiva hoy I need a definite answer today
    en definitiva all in all
    en definitiva, el resultado es muy esperanzador in short o all in all, the result is very hopeful
    ésta es, en definitiva, la mejor opción all things considered o all in all, this is the best option
    * * *

     

    definitivo
    ◊ -va adjetivo ‹texto/solución/respuesta definitive;


    cierre permanent, definitive;

    definitivo,-a adjetivo definitive
    ♦ Locuciones: en definitiva, in short

    ' definitivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    definitiva
    - incierta
    - incierto
    - no
    - temporal
    - trampolín
    - última
    - último
    - fijo
    English:
    conclusive
    - definite
    - definitive
    - eventual
    - final
    * * *
    definitivo, -a
    adj
    1. [concluyente, final] final, definitive;
    la versión definitiva [de un texto] the definitive version;
    los resultados definitivos the final results;
    el Supremo emitirá el dictamen definitivo sobre el caso the Supreme Court will make the definitive judgement in the case
    2. [permanente, para siempre] definitive, final;
    la sede definitiva de la empresa estará en Buenos Aires the company's definitive headquarters will be in Buenos Aires;
    su despedida definitiva de los campos de fútbol his final departure from the soccer pitch
    3. [decisivo] decisive;
    su intervención fue definitiva para resolver el conflicto his intervention was decisive in resolving the conflict
    en definitiva loc adv
    en definitiva, el futuro es prometedor all in all, the future looks promising;
    ésta es, en definitiva, la única alternativa que nos queda this is, in short, the only alternative we have left
    * * *
    adj conclusión definitive; respuesta definite;
    en definitiva all in all
    * * *
    definitivo, -va adj
    1) : definitive, conclusive
    2)
    en definitiva : all in all, on the whole
    3)
    en definitiva Mex : permanently, for good
    * * *
    1. (en general) final
    2. (solución) definitive
    3. (respuesta) definite

    Spanish-English dictionary > definitivo

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  • Mehrfachbeziehung — Das Herz mit dem Zeichen der Unendlichkeit als Symbol für Polyamory Polyamory (griech. πολύς polýs „viel, mehrere“ und lat. amor „Liebe“) ist ein Oberbegriff für die Praxis, Liebesbeziehungen zu mehr als einem Menschen zur gleichen Zeit zu haben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mehrfachbeziehungen — Das Herz mit dem Zeichen der Unendlichkeit als Symbol für Polyamory Polyamory (griech. πολύς polýs „viel, mehrere“ und lat. amor „Liebe“) ist ein Oberbegriff für die Praxis, Liebesbeziehungen zu mehr als einem Menschen zur gleichen Zeit zu haben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nicht-ausschließliche Partnerschaft — Das Herz mit dem Zeichen der Unendlichkeit als Symbol für Polyamory Polyamory (griech. πολύς polýs „viel, mehrere“ und lat. amor „Liebe“) ist ein Oberbegriff für die Praxis, Liebesbeziehungen zu mehr als einem Menschen zur gleichen Zeit zu haben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nichtmonogame Beziehung — Das Herz mit dem Zeichen der Unendlichkeit als Symbol für Polyamory Polyamory (griech. πολύς polýs „viel, mehrere“ und lat. amor „Liebe“) ist ein Oberbegriff für die Praxis, Liebesbeziehungen zu mehr als einem Menschen zur gleichen Zeit zu haben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Polyamor — Das Herz mit dem Zeichen der Unendlichkeit als Symbol für Polyamory Polyamory (griech. πολύς polýs „viel, mehrere“ und lat. amor „Liebe“) ist ein Oberbegriff für die Praxis, Liebesbeziehungen zu mehr als einem Menschen zur gleichen Zeit zu haben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Polyamore — Das Herz mit dem Zeichen der Unendlichkeit als Symbol für Polyamory Polyamory (griech. πολύς polýs „viel, mehrere“ und lat. amor „Liebe“) ist ein Oberbegriff für die Praxis, Liebesbeziehungen zu mehr als einem Menschen zur gleichen Zeit zu haben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Polyamorie — Das Herz mit dem Zeichen der Unendlichkeit als Symbol für Polyamory Polyamory (griech. πολύς polýs „viel, mehrere“ und lat. amor „Liebe“) ist ein Oberbegriff für die Praxis, Liebesbeziehungen zu mehr als einem Menschen zur gleichen Zeit zu haben …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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