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  • 1 a última hora

    at the last moment
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    = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last
    Ex. Display stands of very light construction that can be prepared beforehand and taken to the site of a lesson at the last minute are fairly easily available these days.
    Ex. The final versions were agreed at the eleventh hour, late on Tuesday 9 December, just before the opening of the Summit.
    Ex. In the case of BUSHMEN and HOTTENTOTS, the peoples' real names don't even appear as after-the-fact, last minute cross-references to the defamatory form.
    Ex. They always chicken out at the very last minute.
    Ex. By the time the 50 minutes of the show were up, everybody was moved to tears, but then, at the very last moment, it left them smiling.
    Ex. She had lived alone, except for her dog who, at the very last, sat patiently beside the bed and licked her hands until they grew cold.
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    = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last

    Ex: Display stands of very light construction that can be prepared beforehand and taken to the site of a lesson at the last minute are fairly easily available these days.

    Ex: The final versions were agreed at the eleventh hour, late on Tuesday 9 December, just before the opening of the Summit.
    Ex: In the case of BUSHMEN and HOTTENTOTS, the peoples' real names don't even appear as after-the-fact, last minute cross-references to the defamatory form.
    Ex: They always chicken out at the very last minute.
    Ex: By the time the 50 minutes of the show were up, everybody was moved to tears, but then, at the very last moment, it left them smiling.
    Ex: She had lived alone, except for her dog who, at the very last, sat patiently beside the bed and licked her hands until they grew cold.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a última hora

  • 2 acurrucarse

    pron.v.
    to crouch down.
    se acurrucó en un sillón he curled up in an armchair
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    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 to curl up, snuggle up
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    VPR to snuggle up, curl up
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    verbo pronominal to curl up
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    (v.) = curl up, huddle
    Ex. Librarians are urged to convince the 'reading experts' that curling up with a real book is the best reading machine invented to teach children to read.
    Ex. Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.
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    verbo pronominal to curl up
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    (v.) = curl up, huddle

    Ex: Librarians are urged to convince the 'reading experts' that curling up with a real book is the best reading machine invented to teach children to read.

    Ex: Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.

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    to curl up
    acurrucados junto al fuego curled up in front of the fire
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    acurrucarse ( conjugate acurrucarse) verbo pronominal
    to curl up
    acurrucarse verbo reflexivo to curl up, snuggle up
    ' acurrucarse' also found in these entries:
    English:
    huddle
    - snuggle
    - curl
    - nestle
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    [encogerse] to crouch down; [por frío] to huddle up; [por miedo] to cower;
    se acurrucó en un sillón he curled up in an armchair;
    se acurrucaron el uno contra el otro they huddled up together
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    v/r curl up
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    acurrucarse {72} vr
    : to cuddle, to nestle, to curl up
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    acurrucarse vb to curl up

    Spanish-English dictionary > acurrucarse

  • 3 apiñarse

    1 to crowd (en, into)
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    VPR to crowd together, press together
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    (v.) = cluster, crowd, huddle
    Ex. He added that in the early days of the city's development, the different ethnic groups had clustered in well-defined colonies.
    Ex. Titles on alternative medicine are now crowding US bookshelves.
    Ex. Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.
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    (v.) = cluster, crowd, huddle

    Ex: He added that in the early days of the city's development, the different ethnic groups had clustered in well-defined colonies.

    Ex: Titles on alternative medicine are now crowding US bookshelves.
    Ex: Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.

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    apiñarse ( conjugate apiñarse) verbo pronominal [ gente] to crowd together
    apiñarse verbo reflexivo to crowd together
    ' apiñarse' also found in these entries:
    English:
    herd together
    - pack
    - pile into
    - squash together
    - cluster
    - huddle
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    vpr
    [agolparse] to crowd together; [para protegerse, por miedo] to huddle together;
    apiñarse en torno a algo/alguien to huddle round sth/sb
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    v/r crowd together, squash together
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    vr
    : to crowd together, to huddle
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    apiñarse vb to crowd / to huddle

    Spanish-English dictionary > apiñarse

  • 4 cachorro

    m.
    cub, puppy, pup, whelp.
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    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (de perro) pup, puppy; (de gato) kitten; (de león, oso, zorro, tigre) cub; (de otros mamíferos) young
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    noun m.
    1) cub
    2) pup
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    cachorro, -a
    SM / F
    1) (Zool) [gen] cub; (=perro) puppy, pup
    2) LAm (=persona) uncouth person

    ¡cachorro! — Caribe * you brute!, you rat! *

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    I
    - rra adjetivo (Col arg) hopping mad (colloq)
    II
    - rra masculino, femenino ( de perro) puppy, pup; ( de león) cub
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    = puppy, pup.
    Ex. For example, 'FIND: dog not puppy' excludes records containing the word 'puppy'.
    Ex. Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.
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    I
    - rra adjetivo (Col arg) hopping mad (colloq)
    II
    - rra masculino, femenino ( de perro) puppy, pup; ( de león) cub
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    = puppy, pup.

    Ex: For example, 'FIND: dog not puppy' excludes records containing the word 'puppy'.

    Ex: Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.

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    ( Col arg) hopping mad ( colloq)
    ponerse cachorro to go berserk
    masculine, feminine
    (de un perro) puppy, pup; (de un león) cub
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    cachorro
    ◊ - rra sustantivo masculino, femenino ( de perro) puppy, pup;


    ( de león) cub
    cachorro,-a m,f (de perro) pup, puppy
    (de gato) kitten
    (de otros animales) cub, baby ➣ Ver páginas centrales del diccionario: ¿Macho, hembra o cachorro?
    ' cachorro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cachorra
    - espatarrarse
    - hojarasca
    English:
    clutch
    - cub
    - cute
    - fox
    - frisky
    - house-train
    - its
    - let out
    - pup
    - puppy
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    cachorro, -a nm,f
    1. [de perro] pup, puppy;
    [de gato] kitten; [de león, lobo, oso] cub
    2. [de ideología, grupo social]
    en esa escuela de negocios se educan los cachorros del capitalismo that business school is teaching the next generation of capitalists;
    a pesar de ser un cachorro de la dictadura, mostró gran capacidad de diálogo despite being a product of the dictatorship, he showed himself to be open to dialogue
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    m ZO pup
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    1) : cub
    2) perrito: puppy
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    1. (perro) puppy [pl. puppies]
    2. (cría de león, tigre) cub

    Spanish-English dictionary > cachorro

  • 5 conseguido

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    - da adjetivo (esp Esp)
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    = fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], viable, obtained.
    Ex. The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex. With printed thesauri there are limits on space, if the publication is to be economically viable, and easy to handle.
    Ex. The composition of the obtained layers has been studied using various analytical techniques.
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    * bien conseguido = well-rendered.
    * conseguido de manera dudosa = ill-gotten.
    * muy conseguido = licked, well-crafted.
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    - da adjetivo (esp Esp)
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    = fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], viable, obtained.

    Ex: The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.

    Ex: With printed thesauri there are limits on space, if the publication is to be economically viable, and easy to handle.
    Ex: The composition of the obtained layers has been studied using various analytical techniques.
    * bien conseguido = well-rendered.
    * conseguido de manera dudosa = ill-gotten.
    * muy conseguido = licked, well-crafted.

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    una película muy conseguida a very well-made movie
    los efectos especiales están muy conseguidos the special effects are very successful o very well done o come off very well
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    conseguido, -a adj
    [logrado] accomplished
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    adj successful

    Spanish-English dictionary > conseguido

  • 6 cría

    f.
    1 offspring, suckling, youngling, young.
    2 nurture, rearing, bringing, raising.
    3 breeding.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: criar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: criar.
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    1 (acto de criar) nursing; (de animal) breeding, raising
    2 (cachorro) young
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    noun f.
    1) rearing, breeding
    2) baby, cub, pup, young
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    SF
    1) (Agr) (=actividad) rearing; [para la reproducción] breeding

    cría de ganado — cattle breeding, stockbreeding

    2) (Zool) (=camada) litter; (=individuo) baby animal
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    1) (Agr) rearing, raising; ( para la reproducción) breeding
    2) (Zool)
    a) ( camada) litter; ( nidada) brood
    b) ( animal)
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    = offspring, breeding, offspring, pup, litter, farrow, nestling, hatchling, kit.
    Ex. The time has come when organised knowledge should recognise and reward librarianship and its offspring information science.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The Penguin story: hatching and breeding'.
    Ex. Regrettably, hardly any flags have been raised as to what it all will mean for our offspring.
    Ex. Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.
    Ex. Sows that farrowed in winter had the highest number of stillborn piglets per litter and the lowest percentage born alive.
    Ex. Treated semen increased the number of farrows, but had no effect on the mean size of the litters.
    Ex. Mourning doves feed their nestlings crop milk which contains more protein and fat than is found in either cow or human milk.
    Ex. The volunteers protected the eggs from poachers and helped the hatchlings get safely to the water.
    Ex. Most baby ferrets ( kits) are nippy, it's how they play, they just need to be taught to not nip hard, but they will always use their mouths for playing.
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    * ama de cría = wet-nurse.
    * cría cuervos y te sacarán los ojos = you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * cría de abejas = beekeeping.
    * cría de animales = animal husbandry.
    * cría de aves = poultry farming, aviculture, chicken farming.
    * cría ecológica = free-range farming.
    * cría en campo = free-range farming.
    * cría en corral = free-range farming.
    * cría en granja = free-range farming.
    * cría intensiva = battery farming.
    * cría intensiva de animales = factory farming.
    * de cría intensiva = battery-caged.
    * de la cría de aves = avicultural.
    * gestión de grandes extensiones para la cría de ganado = range management.
    * gran extensión de tierra dedicada a la cría de animales de pasto = rangeland.
    * granja de cría intensiva = battery farm.
    * lugar de cría = breeding ground, breeding area.
    * sector de la cría de cerdos, el = pig sector, the.
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    1) (Agr) rearing, raising; ( para la reproducción) breeding
    2) (Zool)
    a) ( camada) litter; ( nidada) brood
    b) ( animal)
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    = offspring, breeding, offspring, pup, litter, farrow, nestling, hatchling, kit.

    Ex: The time has come when organised knowledge should recognise and reward librarianship and its offspring information science.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'The Penguin story: hatching and breeding'.
    Ex: Regrettably, hardly any flags have been raised as to what it all will mean for our offspring.
    Ex: Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.
    Ex: Sows that farrowed in winter had the highest number of stillborn piglets per litter and the lowest percentage born alive.
    Ex: Treated semen increased the number of farrows, but had no effect on the mean size of the litters.
    Ex: Mourning doves feed their nestlings crop milk which contains more protein and fat than is found in either cow or human milk.
    Ex: The volunteers protected the eggs from poachers and helped the hatchlings get safely to the water.
    Ex: Most baby ferrets ( kits) are nippy, it's how they play, they just need to be taught to not nip hard, but they will always use their mouths for playing.
    * ama de cría = wet-nurse.
    * cría cuervos y te sacarán los ojos = you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * cría de abejas = beekeeping.
    * cría de animales = animal husbandry.
    * cría de aves = poultry farming, aviculture, chicken farming.
    * cría ecológica = free-range farming.
    * cría en campo = free-range farming.
    * cría en corral = free-range farming.
    * cría en granja = free-range farming.
    * cría intensiva = battery farming.
    * cría intensiva de animales = factory farming.
    * de cría intensiva = battery-caged.
    * de la cría de aves = avicultural.
    * gestión de grandes extensiones para la cría de ganado = range management.
    * gran extensión de tierra dedicada a la cría de animales de pasto = rangeland.
    * granja de cría intensiva = battery farm.
    * lugar de cría = breeding ground, breeding area.
    * sector de la cría de cerdos, el = pig sector, the.

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    A ( Agr) rearing, raising; (para la reproducción) breeding
    B ( Zool)
    1 (camada) litter; (nidada) brood
    2
    (animal): es una cría de ciervo it's a baby deer
    la gata tuvo cuatro crías the cat had four kittens
    el macho cuida las crías the male looks after the young
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    Del verbo criar: ( conjugate criar)

    cría es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    criar    
    cría
    criar ( conjugate criar) verbo transitivo
    1 niño
    a) (cuidar, educar) to bring up, raise



    2
    a) ganado to raise, rear;

    ( para la reproducción) to breed
    b)pollos/pavos to breed

    criarse verbo pronominal
    to grow up;

    me crie con mi abuela I was brought up by my grandmother
    cría sustantivo femenino

    ( para la reproducción) breeding
    b) (Zool) ( camada) litter;

    ( nidada) brood
    c) ( animal):


    criar verbo transitivo
    1 (niños) to bring up, rear
    2 (animales) to breed, raise
    3 (vino) to make
    4 (producir, generar) to have, grow: esta tierra cría gusanos, this soil breeds worms
    ♦ Locuciones: criar malvas, to push up daisies
    crío,-a sustantivo masculino y femenino familiar kid
    ♦ Locuciones: ser un crío, to be like a child
    cría sustantivo femenino
    1 (crianza) breeding, raising
    2 (de un animal) young
    ' cría' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cerdo
    - cordera
    - cordero
    - criar
    - ganadería
    - mamar
    - nodriza
    - ternera
    - ama
    - chivo
    - chupar
    - crío
    - pajarito
    - pollo
    English:
    baby
    - battery farm
    - breeding
    - calf
    - moss
    - battery
    - factory
    - litter
    - livestock
    - off
    - pup
    - raise
    - single
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    cría nf
    1. [hijo del animal]
    crías young;
    cría de ave chick;
    cría de león lion cub
    2. [camada] litter
    3. [crianza] [de animales] breeding;
    [de plantas] growing
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    f
    1 acción breeding
    2 de zorro, león cub; de perro puppy; de gato kitten; de oveja lamb;
    sus crías her young
    m, cría f fam
    kid fam
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    cría nf
    1) : breeding, rearing
    2) : young
    3) : litter
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    cría n (animal) baby [pl. babies]

    Spanish-English dictionary > cría

  • 7 dar una paliza

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    (v.) = clobber, pummel, slaughter, knock + the living daylights out of, knock + the hell out out of, whip, whitewash, thrash, wallop, lick, baste, take + a pounding, take + a beating, belt, trounce, beat + Nombre + (all) hollow
    Ex. Clobbering the rich with taxes doesn't help anyone.
    Ex. During the German occupation, the Italian populace lived under the grip of fear as Allied bombardments pummeled towns.
    Ex. These small small but very sharp flakes were used by hunters to slaughter animals.
    Ex. One after another, young pianists sat down and knocked the living daylights out of the piano.
    Ex. This is one of those movies that preaches nonviolence, even as the good guy is knocking the hell out of a few dozen dudes.
    Ex. He got whipped by policemen right here in Montgomery.
    Ex. Oxford City proved too strong for Banbury A, whitewashing them 9-0.
    Ex. Later footage shows the killer whales with the pups in their mouths, thrashing them about.
    Ex. He walloped Bud, tore his shirt, and made him eat dirt.
    Ex. They got licked by a bunch of little, ill-armed peasant guerillas.
    Ex. I have been reading his post for a long time and I have been biting my fingers to keep from basting him.
    Ex. He took a pounding in the press after his first tax cut when a deep recession pushed unemployment to 10 percent.
    Ex. Devastated by natural disasters and caught in the middle of the war on terror, Asia's economy took a beating in 2001.
    Ex. They chased him and one belted him over the head with the bar, forcing him to the ground.
    Ex. Defending champions Japan fought back from 1-0 behind to trounce Thailand 4-1 to qualify for the quarter-finals.
    Ex. But he was proved wrong as India pushed England to the edge and beat them hollow the following day.
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    (v.) = clobber, pummel, slaughter, knock + the living daylights out of, knock + the hell out out of, whip, whitewash, thrash, wallop, lick, baste, take + a pounding, take + a beating, belt, trounce, beat + Nombre + (all) hollow

    Ex: Clobbering the rich with taxes doesn't help anyone.

    Ex: During the German occupation, the Italian populace lived under the grip of fear as Allied bombardments pummeled towns.
    Ex: These small small but very sharp flakes were used by hunters to slaughter animals.
    Ex: One after another, young pianists sat down and knocked the living daylights out of the piano.
    Ex: This is one of those movies that preaches nonviolence, even as the good guy is knocking the hell out of a few dozen dudes.
    Ex: He got whipped by policemen right here in Montgomery.
    Ex: Oxford City proved too strong for Banbury A, whitewashing them 9-0.
    Ex: Later footage shows the killer whales with the pups in their mouths, thrashing them about.
    Ex: He walloped Bud, tore his shirt, and made him eat dirt.
    Ex: They got licked by a bunch of little, ill-armed peasant guerillas.
    Ex: I have been reading his post for a long time and I have been biting my fingers to keep from basting him.
    Ex: He took a pounding in the press after his first tax cut when a deep recession pushed unemployment to 10 percent.
    Ex: Devastated by natural disasters and caught in the middle of the war on terror, Asia's economy took a beating in 2001.
    Ex: They chased him and one belted him over the head with the bar, forcing him to the ground.
    Ex: Defending champions Japan fought back from 1-0 behind to trounce Thailand 4-1 to qualify for the quarter-finals.
    Ex: But he was proved wrong as India pushed England to the edge and beat them hollow the following day.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar una paliza

  • 8 en el último momento

    = at the eleventh hour, at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last, at the last minute
    Ex. The final versions were agreed at the eleventh hour, late on Tuesday 9 December, just before the opening of the Summit.
    Ex. They always chicken out at the very last minute.
    Ex. By the time the 50 minutes of the show were up, everybody was moved to tears, but then, at the very last moment, it left them smiling.
    Ex. She had lived alone, except for her dog who, at the very last, sat patiently beside the bed and licked her hands until they grew cold.
    Ex. Display stands of very light construction that can be prepared beforehand and taken to the site of a lesson at the last minute are fairly easily available these days.
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    = at the eleventh hour, at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last, at the last minute

    Ex: The final versions were agreed at the eleventh hour, late on Tuesday 9 December, just before the opening of the Summit.

    Ex: They always chicken out at the very last minute.
    Ex: By the time the 50 minutes of the show were up, everybody was moved to tears, but then, at the very last moment, it left them smiling.
    Ex: She had lived alone, except for her dog who, at the very last, sat patiently beside the bed and licked her hands until they grew cold.
    Ex: Display stands of very light construction that can be prepared beforehand and taken to the site of a lesson at the last minute are fairly easily available these days.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en el último momento

  • 9 enfriarse

    1 (lo demasiado caliente) to cool down; (ponerse demasiado frío) to go cold, get cold
    déjalo enfriar, está muy caliente let it cool down, it's too hot
    2 (tener frío) to get cold; (resfriarse) to catch a cold, get a cold
    3 figurado to cool off
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    VPR
    1) (=refrescarse) [alimentos] [lo suficiente] to cool down, cool off; [demasiado] to get cold
    2) (=perder fuerza) [pasión] to cool off; [entusiasmo, relaciones] to cool
    3) (Med) to catch a chill
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    (v.) = cool off, lapse, cool down, go + cold turkey, catch + a chill, grow + cold, get + cold feet
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he would often hide in some nook of the station to save the fare, or riding, if necessary, till things cooled off and the world above became habitable again.
    Ex. The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.
    Ex. The samples were then fried in palm oil for 5 min and then left to cool down for 0, 1, 3 or 6 min.
    Ex. Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex. Researchers into the common cold say ' catching a chill' really does help colds develop -- and are advising to 'wrap up warm' to keep viruses at bay.
    Ex. She had lived alone, except for her dog who, at the very last, sat patiently beside the bed and licked her hands until they grew cold.
    Ex. The important thing is to be true to yourself, but should you get cold feet at the eleventh hour remember that there could be serious financial implications as well as emotional ones.
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    (v.) = cool off, lapse, cool down, go + cold turkey, catch + a chill, grow + cold, get + cold feet

    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he would often hide in some nook of the station to save the fare, or riding, if necessary, till things cooled off and the world above became habitable again.

    Ex: The first weeks are vital, and after that the shop must be constantly on the lookout for ways of stimulating further interest and re-awakening those who lapse.
    Ex: The samples were then fried in palm oil for 5 min and then left to cool down for 0, 1, 3 or 6 min.
    Ex: Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex: Researchers into the common cold say ' catching a chill' really does help colds develop -- and are advising to 'wrap up warm' to keep viruses at bay.
    Ex: She had lived alone, except for her dog who, at the very last, sat patiently beside the bed and licked her hands until they grew cold.
    Ex: The important thing is to be true to yourself, but should you get cold feet at the eleventh hour remember that there could be serious financial implications as well as emotional ones.

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    ■enfriarse verbo reflexivo
    1 to get o go cold
    2 (coger un resfriado) to get o catch a cold
    3 (el entusiasmo) to cool down
    ' enfriarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    enfriar
    English:
    cool
    - cool down
    - cool off
    - get
    - grow
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    vpr
    1. [líquido] [quedarse suficientemente frío] to cool down;
    deja que se enfríe un poco el café let the coffee cool down a bit
    2. [líquido] [quedarse demasiado frío] to go cold;
    se te va a enfriarse la sopa your soup is going to get cold
    3. [situación, relación, sentimiento] to cool down
    4. [coger frío] to get cold;
    [resfriarse] to catch a chill;
    enseguida se me enfrían las manos my hands get cold straight away
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    v/r
    1 ( perder calor) cool down; ( perder demasiado calor) get cold, go cold; fig
    cool, cool off
    2 MED catch a cold, catch a chill
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    vr
    : to get chilled, to catch a cold
    * * *
    enfriarse vb to go cold

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfriarse

  • 10 humedecer con la lengua

    (v.) = lick
    Ex. Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.
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    (v.) = lick

    Ex: Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.

    Spanish-English dictionary > humedecer con la lengua

  • 11 la

    art.
    the.
    pron.
    her, it.
    f.
    la.
    m.
    * * *
    la
    1 the
    \
    la de the amount of, the number of
    ¡la de coches que había! the number of cars there were!
    ————————
    la
    1 MÚSICA la, lah, A
    ————————
    la
    1 (persona) her; (cosa) it
    no la he leído I haven't read it Table 1 NOTA See also las/Table 1
    * * *
    1. art. 2. pron.
    1) her, it
    * * *
    I
    ART DEF
    1) [con sustantivos] the
    2)

    la de: mi casa y la de usted — my house and yours

    y la de todos los demás — and everybody else's, and that of everybody else

    ¡la de goles que marcó! — what a lot of goals he scored!

    ¡la de veces que se equivoca! — how often he's wrong!

    el II
    PRON PERS [refiriéndose a ella] her; [refiriéndose a usted] you; [refiriéndose a una cosa, un animal] it
    lo, laísmo III
    SM (Mús) la, A
    * * *
    I
    articulo: ver el
    II
    pronombre personal
    a) ( referido - a ella) her; (- a usted) you; (- a cosa) it

    ¿la atienden? — can I help you?

    b) (impers) you, one (frml)
    III
    masculino ( nota) A; ( en solfeo) la

    la bemol/sostenido — A flat/sharp

    en la mayor/menor — in A major/minor

    * * *
    = the, ye
    Ex. The first institute, 'The Catalog: Its Nature and Prospects,' was held in New York City on October 9 and 10, 1975.
    Ex. The article 'Ye olde smart card' presents an annotated list of information sources on the credit card industry.
    * * *
    I
    articulo: ver el
    II
    pronombre personal
    a) ( referido - a ella) her; (- a usted) you; (- a cosa) it

    ¿la atienden? — can I help you?

    b) (impers) you, one (frml)
    III
    masculino ( nota) A; ( en solfeo) la

    la bemol/sostenido — A flat/sharp

    en la mayor/menor — in A major/minor

    * * *
    LA (Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido)

    Ex: The joint code was the result of the combined efforts of the Library Association (UK), LA, and the American Library Association.

    = the, ye

    Ex: The first institute, 'The Catalog: Its Nature and Prospects,' was held in New York City on October 9 and 10, 1975.

    Ex: The article 'Ye olde smart card' presents an annotated list of information sources on the credit card industry.

    * * *
    la1
    la2
    1 (referidoa ella) her; (— a usted) you; (— a una cosa, etc) it
    la conozco del colegio I know her from school
    ¿la atienden, señora? are you being served, Madam?
    la comí yo I ate it
    a Susana la veo a menudo I see Susana often
    a usted no la llamé I didn't call you
    dame la carta que yo se la llevo give me the letter, I'll take it to him
    2 ( impers) you, one ( frml)
    la3
    (nota) A; (en solfeo) la, lah ( BrE)
    la bemol/sostenido A flat/sharp
    en la mayor/menor in A major/minor
    * * *

     

    la art
    ■ pron pers
    a) ( referidoa ella) her;

    (— a usted) you;
    (— a cosa) it;

    ¿la atienden? can I help you?;
    yo se la llevo I'll take it to him
    b) ( impers) you, one (frml)

    ■ sustantivo masculino ( nota) A;
    ( en solfeo) la
    la 1 art def f
    1 the
    la camisa, the shirt
    2 (cuando el nombre está elidido) la de Juan, Juan's
    la del ramo de rosas, the one with a bouquet of roses
    la que estaba bailando, the one who was dancing ➣ el
    la 2 pron pers f (objeto directo)
    1 (persona) her: me la encontré, I met her
    2 (usted) you: la recogeré a las tres, madre, I'll fetch you at three o'clock, mother
    3 (cosa) it: la encontré, I found it ➣ le
    la 3 m Mús (de solfa) la
    (de escala diatónica) A
    la bemol, A flat
    la sostenido, A sharp
    'la' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - a.m.
    - abajo
    - abalanzarse
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonarse
    - abarcar
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - ablandar
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abono
    - abordar
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abotargada
    - abotargado
    - abotonar
    - abrir
    - abreviar
    - absolución
    - abstraerse
    - abuela
    - abundancia
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - academia
    - acaparar
    - acariciar
    - acartonarse
    - acaso
    - accidental
    - acentuar
    - acentuarse
    - acertar
    - acertante
    - achacar
    - achicharrarse
    - achuchar
    - acierto
    - acoger
    - acogerse
    English:
    A
    - a.m.
    - AA
    - aback
    - abandon
    - abide
    - ability
    - above
    - abrupt
    - abscess
    - absent
    - abuse
    - academy
    - accidental
    - acclaim
    - accomplished
    - according
    - account
    - accuracy
    - accuse
    - accused
    - accustom
    - ache
    - achievement
    - aching
    - acknowledge
    - acoustic
    - acquit
    - across
    - act
    - act on
    - act up
    - action
    - action replay
    - active
    - actual
    - actually
    - add in
    - adjourn
    - adjust
    - administer
    - administration
    - admittedly
    - adrift
    - advance
    - advancement
    - advantage
    - advertise
    - advocate
    - aerial
    * * *
    la1 nm
    [nota musical] A; [en solfeo] la, lah; ver también do1
    la2
    art
    ver el
    pron
    ver lo1
    * * *
    la
    1
    I art the
    II pron complemento directo sg her; a usted you; algo it;
    la que está embarazada the one who is pregnant;
    la más grande the biggest (one);
    dame la roja give me the red one
    la
    2 m MÚS A;
    la bemol A flat
    * * *
    la pron
    1) : her, it
    llámala hoy: call her today
    sacó la botella y la abrió: he took out the bottle and opened it
    2) (formal) : you
    no la vi a usted, Señora Díaz: I didn't see you, Mrs. Díaz
    3) : the one
    mi casa y la de la puerta roja: my house and the one with the red door
    4)
    la que : the one who
    la art el
    * * *
    la1 det
    ¿la grande o la pequeña? the big one or the small one?
    3. (chica) the girl
    ¿te gusta la música? do you like music?
    ¿has visto a la Srta. Torres? have you seen Miss Torres?
    A veces, donde el español usa la, el inglés prefiere un adjetivo posesivo
    la2 pron
    1. (ella) her
    2. (cosa) it
    3. (usted) you

    Spanish-English dictionary > la

  • 12 lamer

    v.
    to lick.
    * * *
    1 to lick
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [con la lengua] to lick
    2) [olas] to lap (against)
    3) (=pasar rozando) to graze
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) persona/animal to lick
    b) (liter) agua/olas to lap against
    * * *
    = lick.
    Ex. Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.
    ----
    * lamerle el culo a Alguien = kiss + Posesivo + butt.
    * lamerse las heridas = lick + Posesivo + wounds.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) persona/animal to lick
    b) (liter) agua/olas to lap against
    * * *
    = lick.

    Ex: Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.

    * lamerle el culo a Alguien = kiss + Posesivo + butt.
    * lamerse las heridas = lick + Posesivo + wounds.

    * * *
    lamer [E1 ]
    vt
    1 «persona/animal» to lick
    2 ( liter); «agua/olas» to lap against
    * * *

     

    lamer ( conjugate lamer) verbo transitivo [persona/animal] to lick
    lamer verbo transitivo to lick: las olas lamían sus pies, the waves lapped at his feet
    ' lamer' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chupar
    - lambisquear
    English:
    lap
    - lick
    * * *
    vt
    1. [con lengua] to lick;
    muy Fam
    lamerle el culo a alguien to brown-nose sb;
    Méx Fam
    lamer los pies o [m5] las patas a alguien to lick sb's boots
    2. [acariciar, rozar]
    las olas lamían los costados del barco the waves lapped against the sides of the boat;
    las llamas lamían el techo the flames licked (at) the roof;
    la pelota lamió el larguero the ball grazed the crossbar
    * * *
    v/t lick
    * * *
    lamer vt
    1) : to lick
    2) : to lap against
    * * *
    lamer vb to lick

    Spanish-English dictionary > lamer

  • 13 logrado

    adj.
    successful.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: lograr.
    * * *
    1→ link=lograr lograr
    1 (conseguido) successful
    * * *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo successful
    * * *
    = licked, slick.
    Ex. Modern art is often characterized by its overt acknowledgement of materials and process, whereas the licked surface of academic art is perceived as a sympton of pre-modern concerns.
    Ex. Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo successful
    * * *
    = licked, slick.

    Ex: Modern art is often characterized by its overt acknowledgement of materials and process, whereas the licked surface of academic art is perceived as a sympton of pre-modern concerns.

    Ex: Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.

    * * *
    logrado -da
    successful
    uno de los aspectos más or mejor logrados de la obra one of the most successful aspects of the work
    un logrado busto del escritor a lifelike bust of the writer
    una recreación muy lograda del ambiente de la época a very authentic recreation of the atmosphere of the period
    * * *

    Del verbo lograr: ( conjugate lograr)

    logrado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    logrado    
    lograr
    logrado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ( satisfactorio) successful;


    ( verosímil) ‹retrato/personaje lifelike
    lograr ( conjugate lograr) verbo transitivo objetivo to attain, achieve;
    éxito to achieve;

    logrado hacer algo to manage to do sth
    lograr verbo transitivo
    1 to obtain: logró hacerse escuchar, he managed to make himself heard
    logrará su propósito, he'll achieve his purpose
    no logro conciliar el sueño, I can't sleep ➣ Ver nota en manage 2 (medalla, reconocimiento) to win

    ' logrado' also found in these entries:
    English:
    attain
    - pull off
    - slick
    - accomplished
    - achievement
    - do
    - set
    * * *
    logrado, -a adj
    [bien hecho] accomplished;
    es una imitación muy lograda it is a very authentic imitation
    * * *
    adj excellent
    * * *
    logrado, -da adj
    : successful, well done

    Spanish-English dictionary > logrado

  • 14 machacar

    v.
    1 to crush.
    Ella machaca las semillas She crushes the seeds.
    2 to bone up on(informal) (estudiar). (peninsular Spanish)
    3 to go on and on (informal) (insistir).
    4 to repeat over and over, to insist on, to drive into the ground, to repeat.
    Ella machaca sus razones She repeats over and over her reasons.
    5 to insist in harping on a subject.
    Ella machaca siempre She insists in harping on a subject always.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 (triturar) to crush
    2 familiar (vencer) to hammer, thrash
    3 familiar (dañar) to kill; (cansar, agotar) to wear out, kill
    4 familiar (estudiar) to swot up on, US grind away at
    5 familiar (insistir en) to harp on about, go on about
    1 (estudiar) to swot up, cram, US grind
    2 (insistir en) to go on ( con, about), harp on ( con, about)
    \
    machacársela tabú to wank, US jerk off
    por mí como si se la machaca tabú I couldn't give a toss
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=triturar) to crush
    2) * (=aniquilar) [+ contrincante] to thrash; [en discusión] to crush, flatten
    3) [+ precio] to slash
    4) * [+ lección, asignatura] to swot (up) *
    5) Esp * (=insistir sobre) to go on about
    6) (Baloncesto) * to dunk, slam dunk
    2. VI *
    1) Esp (=insistir) to go on

    ¡no machaques! — don't go on so!, stop harping on about it!

    machacar con o sobre algo — to go on about sth

    hierro 1)
    2) (=empollar) to swot *
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < ajo> to crush; < almendras> to grind, crush; < piedra> to crush, pound
    b) (fam) < contrincante> to thrash (colloq)
    c) (fam) ( pegar) to beat... to a pulp
    d) < precios> to slash
    2) (Esp fam)
    a) ( repetír)

    machacar un temato go on o harp on about a subject (colloq)

    b) ( estudiar) to bone up on (colloq)
    2.
    a) (fam) ( insistir)

    machacar con or sobre algo — to go on o harp on about something (colloq)

    b) (fam) ( para un examen) to cram (colloq)
    3.
    machacarse v pron (fam) < dedo> to crush
    * * *
    = bust, batter, squash, crush, clobber, steamroller, pound, lick, mash, blow away.
    Ex. 'That new project he's been busting himself and everyone else over is way behind schedule and Peterson is getting fed up'.
    Ex. But the early cylinder machines worked less accurately than the platens, tending to slur the impression and batter the type.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Reorganizing organizations and information: how knowledge technologies squash heirarchy and alter the role of information'.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Dinosaurs to crush flies: computer catalogues, classification and other barriers to library use'.
    Ex. Clobbering the rich with taxes doesn't help anyone.
    Ex. When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex. A rotary machine invented in Holland in the late seventeenth century did not pound but minced the rags into pulp with revolving knives.
    Ex. They got licked by a bunch of little, ill-armed peasant guerillas.
    Ex. But scooping out the baked potatoes' flesh, mashing it with other ingredients, and then baking them again takes some extra time.
    Ex. If they do muster up the courage to participate, they have learned what it is like to lose: they describe it as being 'slaughtered,' ' blown away,' or 'shredded'.
    ----
    * machacar los tipos = batter + type.
    * machacársela = jerk + Reflexivo + off, wank.
    * machacar un idea = squash + idea.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < ajo> to crush; < almendras> to grind, crush; < piedra> to crush, pound
    b) (fam) < contrincante> to thrash (colloq)
    c) (fam) ( pegar) to beat... to a pulp
    d) < precios> to slash
    2) (Esp fam)
    a) ( repetír)

    machacar un temato go on o harp on about a subject (colloq)

    b) ( estudiar) to bone up on (colloq)
    2.
    a) (fam) ( insistir)

    machacar con or sobre algo — to go on o harp on about something (colloq)

    b) (fam) ( para un examen) to cram (colloq)
    3.
    machacarse v pron (fam) < dedo> to crush
    * * *
    = bust, batter, squash, crush, clobber, steamroller, pound, lick, mash, blow away.

    Ex: 'That new project he's been busting himself and everyone else over is way behind schedule and Peterson is getting fed up'.

    Ex: But the early cylinder machines worked less accurately than the platens, tending to slur the impression and batter the type.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Reorganizing organizations and information: how knowledge technologies squash heirarchy and alter the role of information'.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Dinosaurs to crush flies: computer catalogues, classification and other barriers to library use'.
    Ex: Clobbering the rich with taxes doesn't help anyone.
    Ex: When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex: A rotary machine invented in Holland in the late seventeenth century did not pound but minced the rags into pulp with revolving knives.
    Ex: They got licked by a bunch of little, ill-armed peasant guerillas.
    Ex: But scooping out the baked potatoes' flesh, mashing it with other ingredients, and then baking them again takes some extra time.
    Ex: If they do muster up the courage to participate, they have learned what it is like to lose: they describe it as being 'slaughtered,' ' blown away,' or 'shredded'.
    * machacar los tipos = batter + type.
    * machacársela = jerk + Reflexivo + off, wank.
    * machacar un idea = squash + idea.

    * * *
    machacar [A2 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹ajo› to crush; ‹almendras› to grind, crush; ‹piedra› to crush, pound
    2 ( fam); ‹contrincante› to thrash ( colloq)
    3 ( fam) (pegar) to beat … to a pulp
    4 ‹precios› to slash
    B ( Esp)
    1 ( fam)
    (remachar): machácale bien lo que tiene que hacer make sure you drum into her what she has to do
    siguen machacando los mismos puntos they're still going on about o harping on about the same points ( colloq)
    2 ( fam) (estudiar) to bone up on ( colloq), to swot up on ( BrE colloq)
    ■ machacar
    vi
    1 ( fam)
    (insistir): machacar con or sobre algo to go on o harp on about sth ( colloq)
    2 ( Esp fam) (para un examen) to cram ( colloq), to swot ( BrE colloq)
    1 ( fam); ‹dedo› to smash, crush
    machacársela ( vulg); to jerk off ( vulg)
    machacárselas ( Chi fam); to get by
    2 ( Esp fam) ‹comida/bebida› to put away ( colloq), to polish off ( colloq); ‹trabajo› to polish off ( colloq); ‹dinero› to blow ( colloq)
    * * *

    machacar ( conjugate machacar) verbo transitivo
    a) ajo to crush;

    almendras to grind, crush;
    piedra to crush, pound
    b) (fam) ‹ contrincante to thrash (colloq)

    verbo intransitivo
    a) (fam) ( insistir): machacar con or sobre algo to go on o harp on about sth (colloq)

    b) (fam) ( para un examen) to cram (colloq)

    machacar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (a golpes) to crush: hay que machacar los ajos, you have to crush the garlic
    2 fam (vencer, derrotar) to crush, thrash: nos machacaron en la final, they thrashed us in the final
    3 fam (estudiar) to study hard: aún me quedan por machacar dos lecciones, I still have to swot up on two lessons
    4 fam (agotar, cansar) to exhaust, wear out: este trabajo me machaca, this job wears me out
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 fam (estudiar) to cram, US grind
    2 fam (insistir) to harp on, go on: siempre machaca sobre lo mismo, she's always going on about the same thing
    ' machacar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    crush
    - dead
    - dent
    - labour
    - lick
    - pound
    - grind
    - hammer
    * * *
    vt
    1. [desmenuzar] to crush
    2. Fam [ganar] to thrash
    3. Fam [destrozar]
    estas gafas me están machacando la vista these glasses are ruining o Br knackering my eyesight;
    la caminata me ha machacado I'm beat o Br knackered after that walk
    4. Esp Fam [estudiar] Br to swot up on, US to bone up on
    5. Esp Fam [insistir sobre] to go on and on about;
    sigue machacando las mismas ideas she keeps on trotting out the same old ideas
    6. [en baloncesto] to dunk
    vi
    1. Esp Fam [insistir] to go on and on ( sobre about)
    2. [en baloncesto] to dunk
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 ( triturar) crush
    2 fig ( vencer) thrash
    3 en baloncesto dunk
    II v/i
    1 ( insistir) go on ( con about)
    2 en baloncesto dunk
    * * *
    machacar {72} vt
    1) : to crush, to grind
    2) : to beat, to pound
    : to insist, to go on (about)
    * * *
    1. (triturar) to crush
    2. (vencer) to thrash
    3. (insistir) to go over / to go on

    Spanish-English dictionary > machacar

  • 15 mal armado

    (adj.) = ill-armed
    Ex. They got licked by a bunch of little, ill-armed peasant guerillas.
    * * *
    (adj.) = ill-armed

    Ex: They got licked by a bunch of little, ill-armed peasant guerillas.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mal armado

  • 16 medio1

    = middle, one-half (1/2).
    Ex. The purpose of the insert key is to allow the insertion of one or more characters in the middle of a field without disturbing the information already displayed.
    Ex. The output of paperbacks accounted for one-third of the total US book production by 1962; nearly one-half of the fiction produced and a quarter of the available titles.
    ----
    * Alta Edad Media, la = Early Middle Ages, the, High Middle Ages, the, Dark Ages, the.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = near-term, in the medium term, medium-term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = partly dressed, half dressed.
    * arco de medio punto = round arch.
    * baja Edad Media, la = late Middle Ages, the.
    * barba de media tarde = five o'clock shadow.
    * clase media = middle class.
    * cocer a medias = parboil.
    * comprendido a medias = half-understood.
    * dar media vuelta = do + an about-face.
    * darse media vuelta = turn on + Posesivo + heel.
    * de la edad media = dark-age.
    * del medio = middle.
    * del Medio Oriente = Middle Eastern.
    * de media jornada = half-day [half day].
    * de media mañana = mid-morning.
    * de medio día de duración = half-day [half day].
    * de medio pelo = small-time.
    * de talla media = middle-sized.
    * dividir por medio = rend in + two.
    * Edad Media = mediaeval ages [medieval ages, -USA], Middle Ages.
    * edición media = medium edition.
    * en el nivel medio de = in the middle range of.
    * en medio de = amidst, in the midst of, in the throes of, right in, amid.
    * entender a medias = pick up + the fag-ends.
    * enterarse a medias = pick up + the fag-ends.
    * entre medias = in between.
    * estar a medio camino entre... y... = lie + midway between... and....
    * estar en medio de = caught in the middle.
    * estar justo en medio de = stand + squarely in.
    * foto de medio cuerpo = mugshot [mug shot].
    * haber dinero de por medio = money + change hands.
    * haber una transacción económica de por medio = money + change hands.
    * habitante del Medio Oriente = Middle Easterner.
    * histeria a medias = semi-hysteria.
    * Hora + y media = half past + Hora.
    * IME (Integración a Media Escala) = MSI (Medium Scale Integration).
    * justo en el medio (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * letra rota o a medio imprimir = broken letter.
    * línea de medio campo = halfway line.
    * media docena = half a dozen, half-dozen.
    * media hora = half-hour.
    * Media Luna Roja, la = Red Crescent, the.
    * media luz = half-light.
    * media pensión = half board.
    * media tinta = Mezzotint.
    * media verdad = half truth, half-fact.
    * media vuelta = about-face.
    * medio abierto = half-opened, half-way open.
    * medio administrativo = quasi-clerical.
    * medio adormilado = bleary-eyed.
    * medio despierto = drowsily, groggily, bleary-eyed.
    * medio día = one-half day.
    * medio dormido = drowsily, groggily, groggy [groggier -comp., groggiest -sup.].
    * medio en broma = tongue-in-cheek.
    * medio + Expresión Temporal = half + a + Expresión Temporal.
    * medio hecho = halfway done, half done.
    * Medio Oeste, el = Midwest, the.
    * Medio Oriente = Middle East.
    * medio pliego = half-sheet.
    * medio sumergido = half-submerged.
    * medio vacío = half-empty.
    * medio vestido = partly dressed, half dressed.
    * nacido en medio = middleborn.
    * nivel medio de gestión = middle management.
    * pantalones de media caña = knee breeches, jodhpurs.
    * partir por medio = rend in + two.
    * Pasado = half + Pasado/Participio.
    * ponerse en medio = get in + the way (of).
    * Posesivo + media naranja = Posesivo + significant other, Posesivo + better half, Posesivo + other half.
    * punto medio = mid-point.
    * quedarse a medias = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * quitarse de en medio = take + Nombre + out.
    * quitarse del medio = run for + cover.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * tener un problema medio resuelto = have + problem half licked.
    * tentempié de media mañana = elevenses.
    * un día y medio = one and a half days.
    * verdad a medias = half truth, half-fact.
    * verse en medio de = caught in the middle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > medio1

  • 17 mojar con la lengua

    (v.) = lick
    Ex. Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.
    * * *
    (v.) = lick

    Ex: Control males were slower to contact pups, licked them more, and huddled less than control females.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mojar con la lengua

  • 18 muy

    adv.
    1 very.
    muy bueno/cerca very good/near
    es muy hombre he's very manly, he's a real man
    muy de mañana very early in the morning
    ¡muy bien! OK!, all right!; (vale) very good!, well done! (qué bien)
    eso es muy de ella that's just like her
    eso es muy de los americanos that's typically American
    ¡el muy fresco! the cheeky devil!
    ¡la muy tonta! the silly idiot!
    Muy Sr. mío dear Sir
    te cuidarás muy mucho de hacerlo just make absolutely sure you don't do it
    no cabe ahí, es muy grande it won't fit in there, it's too big
    * * *
    1 very
    \
    muy de mañana very early in the morning
    ser muy hombre/mujer familiar to be a real man/woman
    por muy... no matter how..., however...
    * * *
    adv.
    1) very
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=mucho) very

    muy bien/tarde/mucho — very well/late/much

    muy bien, que venga — all right, he can come (along)

    muy pero que muy guapo — really, really handsome

    muy de, muy de noche — very late at night

    es muy de sentirfrm it is much to be regretted

    el/la muy, el muy tonto de Pedro — that great idiot Pedro

    ¡el muy bandido! — the rascal!

    por muy, por muy cansado que estés — however tired you are, no matter how tired you are

    2) (=demasiado) too
    3) [con participio] greatly, highly
    2.
    SF (=lengua) tongue; (=boca) trap **, mouth
    * * *
    a) very

    muy bien, sigamos adelante — OK o fine, let's go on

    por muy cansado que estéshowever o no matter how tired you are

    b) ( demasiado) too

    quedó muy dulceit's rather o too sweet

    * * *
    = highly, very, eminent + Nombre, deeply, expansively, darn.
    Ex. Even for those items that are designated relevant some may be judged to be highly relevant, whilst others may be regarded as partially relevant or only marginally relevant.
    Ex. I have been very embarrassed at their embarrassment at the kinds of subject headings used.
    Ex. 'I think it makes eminent sense, for the reasons I've outlined,' he said and started toward the door.
    Ex. I have found in reading extracts from Scott's diary of his trip to the South Pole that pupils interrupted all the time to ask questions, until the final entries were reached, when everyone went very quiet, moved deeply by Scott's words and unwilling to bruise the emotion they felt.
    Ex. Their survey is expansively scripted and probes for a variety of information from the interviewee = Su encuesta está muy detallada y obtiene una gran variedad de información de los encuestados.
    Ex. However, as someone else said, people are pretty darn sensitive about terrorism, and the days of left-luggage may be over.
    ----
    * acento muy pronunciado = heavy accent.
    * algo muy agradable de oír = music to + Posesivo + ears.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * algo muy difícil = a tough sell.
    * algo muy distinto de = a far cry from.
    * algo ya muy conocido y usado = old nag.
    * andar (muy) apurado de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) apurado de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) corto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) corto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) escaso de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) escaso de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) falto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) falto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * apuntar muy alto = reach for + the stars, shoot for + the stars.
    * a un precio muy razonable = at a very reasonable cost, at a very reasonable cost, at very reasonable cost.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * como muy tarde = at the latest.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * 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.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con un plazo de tiempo muy corto = at (a) very short notice.
    * curva muy abierta = sweeping curve.
    * curva muy cerrada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * curva muy pronunciada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * de forma muy similar a = in much the same way as.
    * de muy lejos = from afar.
    * de ritmo muy acelerado = hard-driving.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * desde muy lejos = from afar.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely, crudely.
    * encontrar muy difícil = be hard-pushed to.
    * en muy poco tiempo = before long.
    * en un pasado muy lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * estar muy acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with.
    * estar muy agradecido a = be indebted to.
    * estar muy alejado de = be a long way from.
    * estar muy arraigado en = be well embedded in.
    * estar muy bajo = be way down.
    * estar muy cerca de = be one step away from, be steps away from, come + very close to.
    * estar muy convencido de = have + strong feelings about.
    * estar muy emocionado con/por = be excited about.
    * estar muy lejano = be far off.
    * estar muy lejos = be far off.
    * estar muy por delante de = be way out ahead of.
    * estar muy por delante de su tiempo = be years ahead of + Posesivo + time.
    * estar muy separado = set + far apart.
    * estar muy usado = be well thumbed.
    * evaluar muy positivamente según unos criterios establecido = rate + Nombre + high on + criteria.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * haber de muy diversos tipos = come in + all/many (sorts of) shapes and sizes.
    * hablar muy bien de = rant and rave.
    * hacer Algo muy bien = do + an excellent job of.
    * hasta hace muy poco = up until recently.
    * ignorancia es muy atrevida, la = ignorance is very daring.
    * ir muy atrasado = be way behind schedule.
    * ir muy por detrás de = be far behind.
    * llegar muy lejos = go + a long way, come + a long way.
    * lo que es muy importante = importantly.
    * muy abreviado = highly-abbreviated.
    * muy activo = afire.
    * muy a diferencia de = in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy + Adjetivo = extremely + Adjetivo, grossly + Adjetivo, rather + Adjetivo, severely + Adjetivo, tightly + Adjetivo, wildly + Adjetivo, extraordinarily + Adjetivo, incredibly + Adjetivo, ludicrously + Adjetivo, seriously + Adjetivo, disappointingly + Adjetivo, not least + Adjetivo, heavily + Adjetivo, much + Adjetivo, mighty + Adjetivo, prohibitively + Adjetivo, sorely + Adjetivo, supremely + Adjetivo, vastly + Adjetivo, vitally + Adjetivo, immensely + Adjetivo, hugely + Adjetivo, significantly + Adjetivo, most + Adjetivo, impressively + Adjetivo, bloody + Adjetivo.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Adverbio = quite + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Participio = keenly + Adjetivo/Participio.
    * muy admirado = much-admired.
    * muy + Adverbio = ever so + Adverbio.
    * muy agustito = snugly.
    * muy alejado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy al principio = in very early days, at the very outset.
    * muy amado = much-loved.
    * muy a menudo = more often than not, very often, most often than not.
    * muy antiguo = centuries-old.
    * muy anunciado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy apartado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy a + Posesivo + pesar = to + Posesivo + chagrin.
    * muy apreciado = highly appreciated, long-revered.
    * muy apreciado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy arraigado = deep-rooted, well established, long-established.
    * muy a tiempo = in good time.
    * muy atrás = far behind.
    * muy atrasado = in the backwoods.
    * muy avanzado = well-developed, well-advanced.
    * muy beneficioso = high-payoff.
    * muy bien = nicely.
    * ¡muy bien! = the way to go!.
    * muy bien cuidado = well-kept.
    * muy bien pagado = highly paid.
    * muy bien + podría + Verbo = might + well + Verbo.
    * muy bien + puede + Verbo = may well + Verbo.
    * muy bien remunerado = highly paid.
    * muy bien tramado = carefully crafted.
    * muy bien urdido = carefully crafted.
    * muy caliente = piping hot, baking hot.
    * muy cambiado = much-changed, much-changed.
    * muy caro = high priced [high-priced].
    * muy cerca = close-by.
    * muy claramente = in no uncertain terms.
    * muy completo = populated.
    * muy concurrido = well-used [well used], well attended [well-attended].
    * muy condicionado = well-conditioned.
    * muy condimentado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy conseguido = slick, licked, well-crafted.
    * muy criticado = much-criticised [much-criticized, USA].
    * muy crítico = highly critical.
    * muy custodiado = heavily guarded.
    * muy de cerca = not far behind.
    * muy desarrollado = well-developed.
    * muy despacio = very slowly.
    * muy de tarde en tarde = once in a blue moon.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy difícil de traducir = defy + translation.
    * muy dispuesto a = all ready to.
    * muy divulgado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy documentado = well-informed.
    * muy duro = as hard as nails.
    * muy eficaz = powerful.
    * muy endeudado = heavily indebted.
    * muy escandaloso = highly visible.
    * muy especializado = highly specialised.
    * muy estimado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy estrecho = poky [pokier -comp., pokiest -sup.].
    * muy estructurado = highly-structured.
    * muy extendido = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy famoso = highly acclaimed, widely acclaimed, well-acclaimed.
    * muy frecuentado = heavily used.
    * muy frecuentemente = so often, most often than not.
    * muy frecuente y rápido = rapid-fire.
    * muy gastado = worn-out.
    * muy generalizado = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy grande = big time.
    * muy iluminado = brightly illuminated.
    * muy importante = critical, very importantly, big time.
    * muy informado = well-informed.
    * muy leído = widely-read.
    * muy lejano = far off.
    * muy lejos = far away, far off.
    * muy lejos de = a long way from, a long way removed from.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * muy lentamente = very slowly.
    * muy lluvioso = rain-soaked.
    * muy logrado = slickly produced.
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * muy mayor = over the hill.
    * muy moderno = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * muy motivado = highly-motivated.
    * muy necesario = much needed [much-needed], long overdue.
    * muy nervioso = in a state of agitation, highly-strung.
    * muy nervioso, histérico = high-strung.
    * muy notorio = highly visible.
    * muy parecido a = much like.
    * muy + Participio = badly + Participio.
    * muy + Participio Pasado = widely + Participio Pasado, extensively + Participio Pasado.
    * muy peculiar = highly distinctive.
    * muy pertinente para = central to.
    * muy poblado = heavily populated.
    * muy poco = minimally.
    * muy polémico = highly controversial.
    * muy popular = widely-read, highly popular.
    * muy por delante de = far ahead of.
    * muy por detrás = far behind.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * muy por encima de = far beyond.
    * muy por encima de todo = over and above all.
    * muy posiblemente = for all you know, for all we know.
    * muy practicado = much practised.
    * muy preciado = much prized, highly prized.
    * muy preciso = much needed [much-needed].
    * muy probablemente = most likely, most probably.
    * muy pronto = before long, pretty soon.
    * muy propio = highly distinctive.
    * muy provechoso = high-payoff.
    * muy pulido = licked, slick.
    * muy querido = much-loved.
    * muy rápidamente = like a house on fire, in short order.
    * muy rara vez = all too seldom, all too seldom, once in a blue moon.
    * muy recomendado = highly recommended.
    * muy reconocido = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy resistente = heavy-duty.
    * muy respetado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed, widely-respected.
    * muy sazonado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy similar a = much like.
    * muy sistemático = highly-structured.
    * muy solicitado = in great demand.
    * muy trabajado = well-crafted.
    * muy trabajador = committed.
    * muy unido = close-knit, tight-knit, closely knit, well-connected, tightly knit.
    * muy usado = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], high-use, well-used [well used], well-worn, well-worn, heavily used, much-used.
    * muy útil = highly valuable.
    * muy valioso = highly valuable, highly prized.
    * muy valorado = highly valued, highly appreciated.
    * muy venerado = long-revered.
    * muy venerado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy vigilado = heavily guarded.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * nombre muy conocido = household name, household word.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * poner un precio a Algo muy alto = overprice.
    * por muy + Adjetivo + be = Adjetivo + though + Nombre + be.
    * por muy difícil que parezca = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * por muy increíble que parezca = incredible though it may seem, incredibly, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy mentira que parezca = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, strangely enough, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy raro que parezca = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * puede muy bien ser = could well be.
    * puede muy bien ser que = it may well be that.
    * regla muy precisa = finely graduated scale.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * sangre muy diluida = thin blood.
    * sentido muy desarrollado de su propio territorio = territoriality.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
    * ser algo muy obvio = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy poco frecuente = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy raro = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy revelador = be a giveaway.
    * ser muy aconsejable que = be well advised to.
    * ser muy amigo de = be pally with.
    * ser muy antiguo = go back + a long way.
    * ser muy buena señal = bode + well.
    * ser muy conocido por = be well known for.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser muy difícil, no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * ser muy escaso = be at a premium.
    * ser muy gracioso = be a right laugh.
    * ser muy melindroso = be picky.
    * ser muy necesario = be long overdue.
    * ser muy particular = be picky.
    * ser muy poco probable = be remote.
    * ser muy popular = have + mass appeal.
    * ser muy probable = chances + be.
    * ser muy prometedor = promise + great possibilities, bode + well.
    * ser muy provechoso = pay off + handsomely.
    * ser muy quisquilloso = be picky.
    * ser muy rápido = be quick off + Posesivo + feet.
    * ser muy revelador = speak + volumes, be an eye-opener.
    * ser muy superior a los demás = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy superior a los otros = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy usado = be heavily used.
    * servir muy bien = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * tejido muy delicado = gossamer.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tenerse muy en cuenta por = carry + weight with.
    * tener un día muy largo = have + a long day.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * venir muy bien = fit + the bill.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * vigilar Algo muy de cerca = keep + a watchful eye.
    * * *
    a) very

    muy bien, sigamos adelante — OK o fine, let's go on

    por muy cansado que estéshowever o no matter how tired you are

    b) ( demasiado) too

    quedó muy dulceit's rather o too sweet

    * * *
    = highly, very, eminent + Nombre, deeply, expansively, darn.

    Ex: Even for those items that are designated relevant some may be judged to be highly relevant, whilst others may be regarded as partially relevant or only marginally relevant.

    Ex: I have been very embarrassed at their embarrassment at the kinds of subject headings used.
    Ex: 'I think it makes eminent sense, for the reasons I've outlined,' he said and started toward the door.
    Ex: I have found in reading extracts from Scott's diary of his trip to the South Pole that pupils interrupted all the time to ask questions, until the final entries were reached, when everyone went very quiet, moved deeply by Scott's words and unwilling to bruise the emotion they felt.
    Ex: Their survey is expansively scripted and probes for a variety of information from the interviewee = Su encuesta está muy detallada y obtiene una gran variedad de información de los encuestados.
    Ex: However, as someone else said, people are pretty darn sensitive about terrorism, and the days of left-luggage may be over.
    * acento muy pronunciado = heavy accent.
    * algo muy agradable de oír = music to + Posesivo + ears.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * algo muy difícil = a tough sell.
    * algo muy distinto de = a far cry from.
    * algo ya muy conocido y usado = old nag.
    * andar (muy) apurado de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) apurado de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) corto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) corto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) escaso de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) escaso de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) falto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) falto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * apuntar muy alto = reach for + the stars, shoot for + the stars.
    * a un precio muy razonable = at a very reasonable cost, at a very reasonable cost, at very reasonable cost.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * como muy tarde = at the latest.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * 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.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con un plazo de tiempo muy corto = at (a) very short notice.
    * curva muy abierta = sweeping curve.
    * curva muy cerrada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * curva muy pronunciada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * de forma muy similar a = in much the same way as.
    * de muy lejos = from afar.
    * de ritmo muy acelerado = hard-driving.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * desde muy lejos = from afar.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely, crudely.
    * encontrar muy difícil = be hard-pushed to.
    * en muy poco tiempo = before long.
    * en un pasado muy lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * estar muy acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with.
    * estar muy agradecido a = be indebted to.
    * estar muy alejado de = be a long way from.
    * estar muy arraigado en = be well embedded in.
    * estar muy bajo = be way down.
    * estar muy cerca de = be one step away from, be steps away from, come + very close to.
    * estar muy convencido de = have + strong feelings about.
    * estar muy emocionado con/por = be excited about.
    * estar muy lejano = be far off.
    * estar muy lejos = be far off.
    * estar muy por delante de = be way out ahead of.
    * estar muy por delante de su tiempo = be years ahead of + Posesivo + time.
    * estar muy separado = set + far apart.
    * estar muy usado = be well thumbed.
    * evaluar muy positivamente según unos criterios establecido = rate + Nombre + high on + criteria.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * haber de muy diversos tipos = come in + all/many (sorts of) shapes and sizes.
    * hablar muy bien de = rant and rave.
    * hacer Algo muy bien = do + an excellent job of.
    * hasta hace muy poco = up until recently.
    * ignorancia es muy atrevida, la = ignorance is very daring.
    * ir muy atrasado = be way behind schedule.
    * ir muy por detrás de = be far behind.
    * llegar muy lejos = go + a long way, come + a long way.
    * lo que es muy importante = importantly.
    * muy abreviado = highly-abbreviated.
    * muy activo = afire.
    * muy a diferencia de = in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy + Adjetivo = extremely + Adjetivo, grossly + Adjetivo, rather + Adjetivo, severely + Adjetivo, tightly + Adjetivo, wildly + Adjetivo, extraordinarily + Adjetivo, incredibly + Adjetivo, ludicrously + Adjetivo, seriously + Adjetivo, disappointingly + Adjetivo, not least + Adjetivo, heavily + Adjetivo, much + Adjetivo, mighty + Adjetivo, prohibitively + Adjetivo, sorely + Adjetivo, supremely + Adjetivo, vastly + Adjetivo, vitally + Adjetivo, immensely + Adjetivo, hugely + Adjetivo, significantly + Adjetivo, most + Adjetivo, impressively + Adjetivo, bloody + Adjetivo.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Adverbio = quite + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Participio = keenly + Adjetivo/Participio.
    * muy admirado = much-admired.
    * muy + Adverbio = ever so + Adverbio.
    * muy agustito = snugly.
    * muy alejado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy al principio = in very early days, at the very outset.
    * muy amado = much-loved.
    * muy a menudo = more often than not, very often, most often than not.
    * muy antiguo = centuries-old.
    * muy anunciado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy apartado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy a + Posesivo + pesar = to + Posesivo + chagrin.
    * muy apreciado = highly appreciated, long-revered.
    * muy apreciado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy arraigado = deep-rooted, well established, long-established.
    * muy a tiempo = in good time.
    * muy atrás = far behind.
    * muy atrasado = in the backwoods.
    * muy avanzado = well-developed, well-advanced.
    * muy beneficioso = high-payoff.
    * muy bien = nicely.
    * ¡muy bien! = the way to go!.
    * muy bien cuidado = well-kept.
    * muy bien pagado = highly paid.
    * muy bien + podría + Verbo = might + well + Verbo.
    * muy bien + puede + Verbo = may well + Verbo.
    * muy bien remunerado = highly paid.
    * muy bien tramado = carefully crafted.
    * muy bien urdido = carefully crafted.
    * muy caliente = piping hot, baking hot.
    * muy cambiado = much-changed, much-changed.
    * muy caro = high priced [high-priced].
    * muy cerca = close-by.
    * muy claramente = in no uncertain terms.
    * muy completo = populated.
    * muy concurrido = well-used [well used], well attended [well-attended].
    * muy condicionado = well-conditioned.
    * muy condimentado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy conseguido = slick, licked, well-crafted.
    * muy criticado = much-criticised [much-criticized, USA].
    * muy crítico = highly critical.
    * muy custodiado = heavily guarded.
    * muy de cerca = not far behind.
    * muy desarrollado = well-developed.
    * muy despacio = very slowly.
    * muy de tarde en tarde = once in a blue moon.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy difícil de traducir = defy + translation.
    * muy dispuesto a = all ready to.
    * muy divulgado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy documentado = well-informed.
    * muy duro = as hard as nails.
    * muy eficaz = powerful.
    * muy endeudado = heavily indebted.
    * muy escandaloso = highly visible.
    * muy especializado = highly specialised.
    * muy estimado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy estrecho = poky [pokier -comp., pokiest -sup.].
    * muy estructurado = highly-structured.
    * muy extendido = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy famoso = highly acclaimed, widely acclaimed, well-acclaimed.
    * muy frecuentado = heavily used.
    * muy frecuentemente = so often, most often than not.
    * muy frecuente y rápido = rapid-fire.
    * muy gastado = worn-out.
    * muy generalizado = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy grande = big time.
    * muy iluminado = brightly illuminated.
    * muy importante = critical, very importantly, big time.
    * muy informado = well-informed.
    * muy leído = widely-read.
    * muy lejano = far off.
    * muy lejos = far away, far off.
    * muy lejos de = a long way from, a long way removed from.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * muy lentamente = very slowly.
    * muy lluvioso = rain-soaked.
    * muy logrado = slickly produced.
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * muy mayor = over the hill.
    * muy moderno = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * muy motivado = highly-motivated.
    * muy necesario = much needed [much-needed], long overdue.
    * muy nervioso = in a state of agitation, highly-strung.
    * muy nervioso, histérico = high-strung.
    * muy notorio = highly visible.
    * muy parecido a = much like.
    * muy + Participio = badly + Participio.
    * muy + Participio Pasado = widely + Participio Pasado, extensively + Participio Pasado.
    * muy peculiar = highly distinctive.
    * muy pertinente para = central to.
    * muy poblado = heavily populated.
    * muy poco = minimally.
    * muy polémico = highly controversial.
    * muy popular = widely-read, highly popular.
    * muy por delante de = far ahead of.
    * muy por detrás = far behind.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * muy por encima de = far beyond.
    * muy por encima de todo = over and above all.
    * muy posiblemente = for all you know, for all we know.
    * muy practicado = much practised.
    * muy preciado = much prized, highly prized.
    * muy preciso = much needed [much-needed].
    * muy probablemente = most likely, most probably.
    * muy pronto = before long, pretty soon.
    * muy propio = highly distinctive.
    * muy provechoso = high-payoff.
    * muy pulido = licked, slick.
    * muy querido = much-loved.
    * muy rápidamente = like a house on fire, in short order.
    * muy rara vez = all too seldom, all too seldom, once in a blue moon.
    * muy recomendado = highly recommended.
    * muy reconocido = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy resistente = heavy-duty.
    * muy respetado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed, widely-respected.
    * muy sazonado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy similar a = much like.
    * muy sistemático = highly-structured.
    * muy solicitado = in great demand.
    * muy trabajado = well-crafted.
    * muy trabajador = committed.
    * muy unido = close-knit, tight-knit, closely knit, well-connected, tightly knit.
    * muy usado = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], high-use, well-used [well used], well-worn, well-worn, heavily used, much-used.
    * muy útil = highly valuable.
    * muy valioso = highly valuable, highly prized.
    * muy valorado = highly valued, highly appreciated.
    * muy venerado = long-revered.
    * muy venerado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy vigilado = heavily guarded.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * nombre muy conocido = household name, household word.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * poner un precio a Algo muy alto = overprice.
    * por muy + Adjetivo + be = Adjetivo + though + Nombre + be.
    * por muy difícil que parezca = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * por muy increíble que parezca = incredible though it may seem, incredibly, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy mentira que parezca = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, strangely enough, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy raro que parezca = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * puede muy bien ser = could well be.
    * puede muy bien ser que = it may well be that.
    * regla muy precisa = finely graduated scale.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * sangre muy diluida = thin blood.
    * sentido muy desarrollado de su propio territorio = territoriality.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
    * ser algo muy obvio = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy poco frecuente = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy raro = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy revelador = be a giveaway.
    * ser muy aconsejable que = be well advised to.
    * ser muy amigo de = be pally with.
    * ser muy antiguo = go back + a long way.
    * ser muy buena señal = bode + well.
    * ser muy conocido por = be well known for.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser muy difícil, no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * ser muy escaso = be at a premium.
    * ser muy gracioso = be a right laugh.
    * ser muy melindroso = be picky.
    * ser muy necesario = be long overdue.
    * ser muy particular = be picky.
    * ser muy poco probable = be remote.
    * ser muy popular = have + mass appeal.
    * ser muy probable = chances + be.
    * ser muy prometedor = promise + great possibilities, bode + well.
    * ser muy provechoso = pay off + handsomely.
    * ser muy quisquilloso = be picky.
    * ser muy rápido = be quick off + Posesivo + feet.
    * ser muy revelador = speak + volumes, be an eye-opener.
    * ser muy superior a los demás = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy superior a los otros = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy usado = be heavily used.
    * servir muy bien = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * tejido muy delicado = gossamer.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tenerse muy en cuenta por = carry + weight with.
    * tener un día muy largo = have + a long day.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * venir muy bien = fit + the bill.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * vigilar Algo muy de cerca = keep + a watchful eye.

    * * *
    1 very
    muy poca gente very few people
    soy muy consciente de mis limitaciones I'm very o acutely aware of my limitations
    es muy trabajador he's a very hard worker, he works very hard
    son muy amigos they're great friends
    está muy bien escrito it's extremely o very well written
    su carne es muy apreciada its meat is highly prized
    muy admirado much admired
    muy respetado highly respected
    muy bien, sigamos adelante OK o fine, let's go on
    muy bien, si eso es lo que tú quieres very well, if that's what you want
    estoy muy, pero muy disgustado I'm very, very upset
    es un gesto muy suyo it's a typical gesture of his
    ella es muy de criticar a los demás she's very fond of criticizing others
    por muy cansado que estés however o no matter how tired you are
    ¿sabes lo que hizo el muy sinvergüenza? do you know what he did, the swine?
    te ha quedado muy dulce it's rather o too sweet
    no me gusta sentarme muy adelante I don't like sitting too near the front/too far forward
    * * *

     

    muy adverbio
    a) very;


    son muy amigos they're great friends;
    muy admirado much admired;
    muy respetado highly respected;
    muy bien, sigamos adelante OK o fine, let's go on;
    por muy cansado que estés however o no matter how tired you are
    b) ( demasiado) too;

    quedó muy dulce it's rather o too sweet

    muy adverbio
    1 (modificando a un adjetivo o adverbio) very: muy pronto llegará, he will arrive very soon
    muy tierno, very tender
    2 (modificando al sustantivo) es muy española, she's a real Spaniard
    3 (demasiado) está muy caliente, it's too hot
    ' muy' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abertura
    - abisal
    - abominable
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - acalorada
    - acalorado
    - acaramelada
    - acaramelado
    - accidentada
    - accidentado
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - achacosa
    - achacoso
    - ácida
    - ácido
    - acto
    - actual
    - aferrada
    - aferrado
    - agitada
    - agitado
    - agradecida
    - agradecido
    - ahora
    - alentador
    - alentadora
    - amena
    - ameno
    - amiga
    - amigo
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - antojadiza
    - antojadizo
    - aparte
    - aperreada
    - aperreado
    - apretada
    - apretado
    - apurada
    - apurado
    - arraigada
    - arraigado
    - auspicio
    - avenida
    - avenido
    - baja
    - bajo
    English:
    abandon
    - abject
    - abominable
    - abrupt
    - abysmal
    - actual
    - afield
    - Afro
    - aggressive
    - agony
    - also
    - ambience
    - appealing
    - appreciative
    - arch
    - archaic
    - argument
    - article
    - articulate
    - aware
    - baby
    - bad
    - badly
    - baking
    - be
    - bear
    - beating
    - become
    - behind
    - big
    - blare
    - boiling
    - bolt
    - bookmobile
    - boom
    - boy
    - brilliant
    - burn
    - burning
    - businesslike
    - bustle
    - candid
    - capable
    - celebrity
    - chance
    - charmer
    - chart
    - chirpy
    - civil
    - clever
    * * *
    muy adv
    1. [en alto grado] very;
    muy bueno/cerca very good/near;
    estoy muy cansado I'm very tired;
    es muy hombre he's very manly, he's a real man;
    muy de mañana very early in the morning;
    ¡muy bien! [vale] OK!, all right!;
    [qué bien] very good!, well done!;
    eso es muy de ella that's just like her;
    eso es muy de los americanos that's typically American;
    ¡el muy fresco! the cheeky devil!;
    ¡la muy tonta! the silly idiot!;
    me gusta muy mucho I really, really like it;
    te cuidarás muy mucho de hacerlo just make absolutely sure you don't do it
    2. [demasiado] too;
    no cabe ahí, es muy grande it won't fit in there, it's too big;
    ahora ya es muy tarde it's too late now
    * * *
    adv
    1 very;
    muy valorado highly valued;
    Muy Señor mío Dear Sir
    2 ( demasiado) too
    * * *
    muy adv
    1) : very, quite
    es muy inteligente: she's very intelligent
    muy bien: very well, fine
    eso es muy americano: that's typically American
    2) : too
    es muy grande para él: it's too big for him
    * * *
    muy adv very
    muy bien (de acuerdo) OK / fine (para felicitar) very good / well done
    por muy... que however...

    Spanish-English dictionary > muy

  • 19 muy conseguido

    (adj.) = slick, licked, well-crafted
    Ex. Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.
    Ex. Modern art is often characterized by its overt acknowledgement of materials and process, whereas the licked surface of academic art is perceived as a sympton of pre-modern concerns.
    Ex. Alfred Hitchcock dedicated himself to scaring the living daylights out of people with an oeuvre of taut, well-crafted mystery-thrillers.
    * * *
    (adj.) = slick, licked, well-crafted

    Ex: Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.

    Ex: Modern art is often characterized by its overt acknowledgement of materials and process, whereas the licked surface of academic art is perceived as a sympton of pre-modern concerns.
    Ex: Alfred Hitchcock dedicated himself to scaring the living daylights out of people with an oeuvre of taut, well-crafted mystery-thrillers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > muy conseguido

  • 20 muy pulido

    adj.
    highly-polished, glossy, highly burnished.
    * * *
    (adj.) = licked, slick
    Ex. Modern art is often characterized by its overt acknowledgement of materials and process, whereas the licked surface of academic art is perceived as a sympton of pre-modern concerns.
    Ex. Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.
    * * *
    (adj.) = licked, slick

    Ex: Modern art is often characterized by its overt acknowledgement of materials and process, whereas the licked surface of academic art is perceived as a sympton of pre-modern concerns.

    Ex: Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.

    Spanish-English dictionary > muy pulido

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