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  • 201 el lugar que le corresponde a

    Ex. It is yet too early to attempt the task of determining the due place of the nineteenth century in the literary history of France.
    * * *

    Ex: It is yet too early to attempt the task of determining the due place of the nineteenth century in the literary history of France.

    Spanish-English dictionary > el lugar que le corresponde a

  • 202 elegante

    adj.
    1 elegant, smart (persona, ropa).
    estás muy elegante con ese vestido you look really smart in that dress
    ponte elegante, vamos a una boda make yourself smart, we're going to a wedding
    2 smart, chic (barrio, hotel, fiesta).
    3 graceful, elegant (movimiento, porte).
    4 gracious (actitud, comportamiento).
    fue un gesto poco elegante por su parte it wasn't a very gracious gesture on his part
    f. & m.
    elegant person.
    * * *
    1 elegant, smart, stylish
    * * *
    adj.
    elegant, smart
    * * *
    ADJ [gen] elegant; [traje, fiesta, tienda] fashionable, smart; [sociedad] fashionable, elegant; [decoración] tasteful; [frase] elegant, well-turned, polished
    * * *
    1)
    a) <moda/vestido> elegant, smart

    iba muy elegante — ( bien vestido) he was very well o very smartly dressed; ( garboso) he looked very elegant

    b) <barrio/restaurante/fiesta> smart, fashionable
    2) <estilo/frase> elegant, polished; < solución> elegant, neat
    * * *
    = elegant, glamorous, dashing, genteel, graceful, gracious, chic, polished, stylish, dainty [daintier -comp., daintiest -sup.], gourmet, glam, voguish, dapper, swish.
    Ex. A modern comfortable library could look like that in Berlin's Tiergarten, with its opne-air gardens, or resemble Evanston's library with its comfortable chairs and elegant (and, one hopes, safe) fireplaces.
    Ex. Service is perhaps not a very glamorous concept, but we are nevertheless a service profession = El servicio quizás no es un concepto muy atractivo, pero no obstante somos una profesión dedicada al servicio.
    Ex. Some unfortunate children grow up as readers of James Bond, of dashing thrillers and the blood-and-guts of crude war stories.
    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex. The author who can vary his terminology to maintain the reader's interest is a handicap to the indexer, who is more concerned with the ideas conveyed than with the niceties of a graceful literary style.
    Ex. It will be necessary to be gracious when accepting what seem to be peripheral assignments from a company vice president.
    Ex. From the chic Princes Square and the monumental St Enoch Centre to the magnificent Buchanan Galleries, shopping is an essential part of the Glasgow experience.
    Ex. The consolidation of abstracts into a polished bulletin or list is usually the responsibility of information staff.
    Ex. A number of innovative initiatives have resulted in stylish new public libraries.
    Ex. They then went to a rather dainty little Italian restaurant where they ate a scrumptious meal and drank a bottle of wine.
    Ex. Several hundred fans noshed on gourmet sandwiches, pizza, pasta and fancy chips and dips.
    Ex. Ponytails are becoming glam, says the New York Times.
    Ex. Wearing a wedding gown from a charity shop is very voguish right now.
    Ex. He was looking very dapper in a pinstripe suit and tie, for some reason not sweaty and gross like everyone else.
    Ex. The entrance to the hotel is very swish and the rooms although small very well maintained and clean.
    ----
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * poco elegante = inelegant, awkward, dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * * *
    1)
    a) <moda/vestido> elegant, smart

    iba muy elegante — ( bien vestido) he was very well o very smartly dressed; ( garboso) he looked very elegant

    b) <barrio/restaurante/fiesta> smart, fashionable
    2) <estilo/frase> elegant, polished; < solución> elegant, neat
    * * *
    = elegant, glamorous, dashing, genteel, graceful, gracious, chic, polished, stylish, dainty [daintier -comp., daintiest -sup.], gourmet, glam, voguish, dapper, swish.

    Ex: A modern comfortable library could look like that in Berlin's Tiergarten, with its opne-air gardens, or resemble Evanston's library with its comfortable chairs and elegant (and, one hopes, safe) fireplaces.

    Ex: Service is perhaps not a very glamorous concept, but we are nevertheless a service profession = El servicio quizás no es un concepto muy atractivo, pero no obstante somos una profesión dedicada al servicio.
    Ex: Some unfortunate children grow up as readers of James Bond, of dashing thrillers and the blood-and-guts of crude war stories.
    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex: The author who can vary his terminology to maintain the reader's interest is a handicap to the indexer, who is more concerned with the ideas conveyed than with the niceties of a graceful literary style.
    Ex: It will be necessary to be gracious when accepting what seem to be peripheral assignments from a company vice president.
    Ex: From the chic Princes Square and the monumental St Enoch Centre to the magnificent Buchanan Galleries, shopping is an essential part of the Glasgow experience.
    Ex: The consolidation of abstracts into a polished bulletin or list is usually the responsibility of information staff.
    Ex: A number of innovative initiatives have resulted in stylish new public libraries.
    Ex: They then went to a rather dainty little Italian restaurant where they ate a scrumptious meal and drank a bottle of wine.
    Ex: Several hundred fans noshed on gourmet sandwiches, pizza, pasta and fancy chips and dips.
    Ex: Ponytails are becoming glam, says the New York Times.
    Ex: Wearing a wedding gown from a charity shop is very voguish right now.
    Ex: He was looking very dapper in a pinstripe suit and tie, for some reason not sweaty and gross like everyone else.
    Ex: The entrance to the hotel is very swish and the rooms although small very well maintained and clean.
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * poco elegante = inelegant, awkward, dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].

    * * *
    A
    1 ‹moda/vestido› elegant, stylish, smart
    iba muy elegante (bien vestido) he was very well o very smartly dressed; (garboso, grácil) he was very stylishly o elegantly dressed, he looked very elegant
    ¡qué elegante te has puesto! ( fam); you look smart!
    los elegantes jardines de la casa the elegantly o beautifully laid out gardens of the house
    2 ‹barrio/restaurante/fiesta› smart, fashionable, chic
    B
    1 ‹estilo› elegant, polished
    una frase muy elegante a very elegant o a well-turned phrase
    2 (generoso) ‹gesto/actitud› generous, handsome
    3 ‹solución› elegant, neat
    * * *

     

    elegante adjetivo
    1
    a)moda/vestido elegant, smart;

    iba muy elegante he was very well o very smartly dressed

    b)barrio/restaurante/fiesta smart

    2estilo/frase elegant, polished
    elegante adjetivo elegant
    ' elegante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    arreglar
    - arreglada
    - arreglado
    - arreglarse
    - bonita
    - bonito
    - sobria
    - sobrio
    - vestir
    - vestirse
    - gagá
    - pituco
    English:
    avail
    - chic
    - classy
    - dashing
    - dowdy
    - dressy
    - elegant
    - fashionable
    - fine
    - graceful
    - gracious
    - ladylike
    - posh
    - ritzy
    - sleek
    - smart
    - snappy
    - snazzy
    - swish
    - unfashionable
    - awkward
    - debonair
    - do
    - dress
    - show
    - sprawl
    - stylish
    - suave
    - trim
    * * *
    1. [en vestimenta] [persona] elegant, smart;
    [ropa, calzado] smart, elegant;
    estás muy elegante con ese vestido you look really smart in that dress;
    ir elegante to be dressed smartly;
    ¡qué elegante vas! you look smart!;
    ponte elegante, vamos a una boda make yourself smart, we're going to a wedding;
    es elegante en el vestir he dresses elegantly o smartly
    2. [lujoso] [barrio, hotel, fiesta] smart, chic;
    los elegantes bulevares parisinos the elegant boulevards of Paris
    3. [en garbo, porte] graceful, elegant
    4. [en actitud, comportamiento] gracious;
    fue un gesto poco elegante por su parte it wasn't a very gracious gesture on his part
    5. [estilo, frase] elegant
    * * *
    adj elegant, stylish
    * * *
    : elegant, smart
    * * *
    1. (persona, vestido) elegant
    2. (lugar) smart

    Spanish-English dictionary > elegante

  • 203 elogios

    (n.) = kudos
    Ex. Authors who succeed in this category are people who do not worry too much about the lack of literary kudos, but who can write, and seem to enjoy writing, fairly simple stories for a wide audience whose pure enjoyment of the books is sufficient.
    * * *
    (n.) = kudos

    Ex: Authors who succeed in this category are people who do not worry too much about the lack of literary kudos, but who can write, and seem to enjoy writing, fairly simple stories for a wide audience whose pure enjoyment of the books is sufficient.

    Spanish-English dictionary > elogios

  • 204 en caliente

    (ahora) right now 2 (entonces) there and then
    lo haré ahora en caliente, antes de que se me olvide I'll do it now, while it's still fresh in my mind
    * * *
    = in the heat of the moment, on the spur of the moment
    Ex. It's time to start leading by example and not going around like a lunatic all the time, loosing my cool, raving, saying things in the heat of the moment I don't mean.
    Ex. The classic form of April fool hoax is to present an improbable situation in such a convincing way that people fall for it on the spur of the moment but later cannot understand why they did so.
    * * *
    = in the heat of the moment, on the spur of the moment

    Ex: It's time to start leading by example and not going around like a lunatic all the time, loosing my cool, raving, saying things in the heat of the moment I don't mean.

    Ex: The classic form of April fool hoax is to present an improbable situation in such a convincing way that people fall for it on the spur of the moment but later cannot understand why they did so.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en caliente

  • 205 en colaboración

    = collaborative, cooperative [co-operative], jointly, participatory, in concert, in consort, collaboratively, synergistic, synergistically, in tandem, in a tandem fashion, in partnership
    Ex. This is a truly collaborative effort involving the Council on Library Resources (CLR) as the management and funding agency and 12 participants from the research library community.
    Ex. Various large abstracting and indexing co-operative ventures or networks have developed their own formats.
    Ex. The International Agricultural Information System, AGRIS, is being compiled jointly by institutions of 117 countries and 14 international organisations.
    Ex. Storytelling is for children, as it was for the human race, a participatory art from which is born a literary consciousness.
    Ex. Such a scheme, though, can only work if libraries act in concert politically to impart new ground rules to users.
    Ex. Two dangerous trysts are spied upon by a third and hostile party, whose presence is detected by the lovers who act in consort to outwit him.
    Ex. The students did not understand how these links should be created and thus could not write collaboratively with the author.
    Ex. The electronic library is a library without walls, a permeable information centre that supports user access to information and collections in a synergistic manner.
    Ex. Human knowledge and machine knowledge can be integrated more synergistically to improve the performance of expert systems.
    Ex. In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex. Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex. Given limited resources and complimentary interests, we seek to work in partnership when mutally beneficial.
    * * *
    = collaborative, cooperative [co-operative], jointly, participatory, in concert, in consort, collaboratively, synergistic, synergistically, in tandem, in a tandem fashion, in partnership

    Ex: This is a truly collaborative effort involving the Council on Library Resources (CLR) as the management and funding agency and 12 participants from the research library community.

    Ex: Various large abstracting and indexing co-operative ventures or networks have developed their own formats.
    Ex: The International Agricultural Information System, AGRIS, is being compiled jointly by institutions of 117 countries and 14 international organisations.
    Ex: Storytelling is for children, as it was for the human race, a participatory art from which is born a literary consciousness.
    Ex: Such a scheme, though, can only work if libraries act in concert politically to impart new ground rules to users.
    Ex: Two dangerous trysts are spied upon by a third and hostile party, whose presence is detected by the lovers who act in consort to outwit him.
    Ex: The students did not understand how these links should be created and thus could not write collaboratively with the author.
    Ex: The electronic library is a library without walls, a permeable information centre that supports user access to information and collections in a synergistic manner.
    Ex: Human knowledge and machine knowledge can be integrated more synergistically to improve the performance of expert systems.
    Ex: In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex: Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex: Given limited resources and complimentary interests, we seek to work in partnership when mutally beneficial.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en colaboración

  • 206 en silencio

    in silence
    * * *
    = in silence, silent, silently, hushed, dumbly
    Ex. Some books provoke vocal responses, a kind of literary effervescent effect, while others seem to turn people in on themselves, when they prefer to say nothing but savor the reading in silence.
    Ex. He wrote a paper with the title 'Our silent enemy: ashes in our libraries'.
    Ex. For the rest of the session they can be told to read their own books silently.
    Ex. No echo of so frightening a concept, 'class', ever lingers within the hushed precincts of our libraries.
    Ex. Meek looked at her dumbly = Meek la miró sin decir nada.
    * * *
    = in silence, silent, silently, hushed, dumbly

    Ex: Some books provoke vocal responses, a kind of literary effervescent effect, while others seem to turn people in on themselves, when they prefer to say nothing but savor the reading in silence.

    Ex: He wrote a paper with the title 'Our silent enemy: ashes in our libraries'.
    Ex: For the rest of the session they can be told to read their own books silently.
    Ex: No echo of so frightening a concept, 'class', ever lingers within the hushed precincts of our libraries.
    Ex: Meek looked at her dumbly = Meek la miró sin decir nada.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en silencio

  • 207 en su nivel más bajo

    Ex. The period when factual information makes its strongest appeal and when literary reading is at its lowest ebb is the stage at which most people reading habits stop developing.
    * * *

    Ex: The period when factual information makes its strongest appeal and when literary reading is at its lowest ebb is the stage at which most people reading habits stop developing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en su nivel más bajo

  • 208 en su punto más bajo

    Ex. The period when factual information makes its strongest appeal and when literary reading is at its lowest ebb is the stage at which most people reading habits stop developing.
    * * *

    Ex: The period when factual information makes its strongest appeal and when literary reading is at its lowest ebb is the stage at which most people reading habits stop developing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en su punto más bajo

  • 209 engaño

    m.
    1 deceit, deception, trickery, cheating.
    2 lie, hoax, trick, take-in.
    3 fraudulence, deceitfulness.
    4 delusion, false impression.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: engañar.
    * * *
    1 deceit, deception
    2 (estafa) fraud, trick, swindle
    3 (mentira) lie
    4 (error) mistake
    \
    estar en un engaño to be mistaken
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=acto) [gen] deception; (=ilusión) delusion

    aquí no hay engaño — there is no attempt to deceive anybody here, it's all on the level *

    2) (=trampa) trick, swindle
    3) (=malentendido) mistake, misunderstanding

    padecer engaño — to labour under a misunderstanding, labor under a misunderstanding (EEUU)

    4) pl engaños (=astucia) wiles, tricks
    5) [de pesca] lure
    6) Cono Sur (=regalo) small gift, token
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( mentira) deception
    b) (timo, estafa) swindle, con (colloq)
    c) ( ardid) ploy, trick
    2) (Taur) cape
    * * *
    = fraud, snare, sham, hoax, deceit, subterfuge, confidence trick, deception, swindle, rip-off, swindling, cheating, hocus pocus, caper, dissimulation, fiddle, trickery, bluff, con trick, con, con job.
    Ex. At our library in Minnesota we have clearly identified material that deals with many types of business and consumer frauds, national liberation movements, bedtime, Kwanza, the Afro-American holiday.
    Ex. Whilst telematics for Africa is full of snares, it is the way towards the road to mastery in the future.
    Ex. The NCC argue that the three other rights established over the last three centuries -- civil, political and social -- are 'liable to be hollow shams' without the consequent right to information.
    Ex. This article examines several controversial cataloguing problems, including the classification of anti-Semitic works and books proven to be forgeries or hoaxes.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Policing fraud and deceit: the legal aspects of misconduct in scientific enquiry'.
    Ex. Citing authors' names in references can cause great difficulties, as ghosts, subterfuges, and collaborative teamwork may often obscure the true begetters of published works.
    Ex. Unless universal education is nothing more than a confidence trick, there must be more people today who can benefit by real library service than ever there were in the past.
    Ex. Furthermore, deception is common when subjects use e-mail and chat rooms.
    Ex. The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex. The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex. The swindling & deception the immigrants encountered often preyed on their Zionist ideology & indeed, some of the crooks were Jewish themselves.
    Ex. The author discerns 3 levels of cheating and deceit and examines why scientists stoop to bias and fraud, particularly in trials for new treatments.
    Ex. The final section of her paper calls attention to the ' hocus pocus' research conducted on many campuses.
    Ex. Who was the mastermind of the Watergate caper & for what purpose has never been revealed.
    Ex. In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty.
    Ex. This paper reports a study based on an eight-week period of participant observation of a particular form of resistance, fiddles.
    Ex. It is sometimes thought that a woman's trickery compensates for her physical weakness.
    Ex. The most dramatic way to spot a bluff is to look your opponent in the eye and attempt to sense his fear.
    Ex. The social contract has been the con trick by which the bosses have squeezed more and more out of the workers for themselves.
    Ex. He has long argued that populist conservatism is nothing more than a con.
    Ex. The global warming hoax had all the classic marks of a con job from the very beginning.
    ----
    * autoengaño = self-deception.
    * conducir a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * entrar mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * llevar a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * someter a engaño = perpetrate + deception.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( mentira) deception
    b) (timo, estafa) swindle, con (colloq)
    c) ( ardid) ploy, trick
    2) (Taur) cape
    * * *
    = fraud, snare, sham, hoax, deceit, subterfuge, confidence trick, deception, swindle, rip-off, swindling, cheating, hocus pocus, caper, dissimulation, fiddle, trickery, bluff, con trick, con, con job.

    Ex: At our library in Minnesota we have clearly identified material that deals with many types of business and consumer frauds, national liberation movements, bedtime, Kwanza, the Afro-American holiday.

    Ex: Whilst telematics for Africa is full of snares, it is the way towards the road to mastery in the future.
    Ex: The NCC argue that the three other rights established over the last three centuries -- civil, political and social -- are 'liable to be hollow shams' without the consequent right to information.
    Ex: This article examines several controversial cataloguing problems, including the classification of anti-Semitic works and books proven to be forgeries or hoaxes.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Policing fraud and deceit: the legal aspects of misconduct in scientific enquiry'.
    Ex: Citing authors' names in references can cause great difficulties, as ghosts, subterfuges, and collaborative teamwork may often obscure the true begetters of published works.
    Ex: Unless universal education is nothing more than a confidence trick, there must be more people today who can benefit by real library service than ever there were in the past.
    Ex: Furthermore, deception is common when subjects use e-mail and chat rooms.
    Ex: The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex: The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex: The swindling & deception the immigrants encountered often preyed on their Zionist ideology & indeed, some of the crooks were Jewish themselves.
    Ex: The author discerns 3 levels of cheating and deceit and examines why scientists stoop to bias and fraud, particularly in trials for new treatments.
    Ex: The final section of her paper calls attention to the ' hocus pocus' research conducted on many campuses.
    Ex: Who was the mastermind of the Watergate caper & for what purpose has never been revealed.
    Ex: In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty.
    Ex: This paper reports a study based on an eight-week period of participant observation of a particular form of resistance, fiddles.
    Ex: It is sometimes thought that a woman's trickery compensates for her physical weakness.
    Ex: The most dramatic way to spot a bluff is to look your opponent in the eye and attempt to sense his fear.
    Ex: The social contract has been the con trick by which the bosses have squeezed more and more out of the workers for themselves.
    Ex: He has long argued that populist conservatism is nothing more than a con.
    Ex: The global warming hoax had all the classic marks of a con job from the very beginning.
    * autoengaño = self-deception.
    * conducir a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * entrar mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * llevar a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * someter a engaño = perpetrate + deception.

    * * *
    A
    1 (mentira) deception
    lo que más me duele es el engaño it was the deceit o deception that upset me most
    fue víctima de un cruel engaño she was the victim of a cruel deception o swindle, she was cruelly deceived o taken in
    vivió en el engaño durante años for years she lived in complete ignorance of his deceit
    es un engaño, no es de oro it's a con, this isn't (made of) gold ( colloq)
    2 (ardid) ploy, trick
    se vale de todo tipo de engaños para salirse con la suya he uses all kinds of tricks o every trick in the book to get his own way
    llamarse a engaño to claim one has been cheated o deceived
    para que luego nadie pueda llamarse a engaño so that no one can claim o say that they were deceived/cheated
    C ( Dep) fake
    * * *

     

    Del verbo engañar: ( conjugate engañar)

    engaño es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    engañó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    engañar    
    engaño    
    engañó
    engañar ( conjugate engañar) verbo transitivo


    tú a mí no me engañas you can't fool me;
    lo engañó haciéndole creer que … she deceived him into thinking that …;
    engaño a algn para que haga algo to trick sb into doing sth
    b) (estafar, timar) to cheat, con (colloq)


    engañarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ( mentirse) to deceive oneself, kid oneself (colloq)
    engaño sustantivo masculino

    b) (timo, estafa) swindle, con (colloq)


    engañar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to deceive, mislead
    2 (mentir) to lie: no me engañes, ese no es tu coche, you can't fool me, this isn't your car
    3 (la sed, el hambre, el sueño) comeremos un poco para engañar el hambre, we'll eat a bit to keep the wolf from the door
    4 (timar) to cheat, trick
    5 (ser infiel) to be unfaithful to
    II verbo intransitivo to be deceptive: parece pequeña, pero engaña, it looks small, but it's deceptive
    engaño sustantivo masculino
    1 (mentira, trampa) deception, swindle
    (estafa) fraud
    (infidelidad) unfaithfulness
    2 (ilusión, equivocación) delusion: deberías sacarle del engaño, you should tell him the truth
    ♦ Locuciones: llamarse a engaño, to claim that one has been duped
    ' engaño' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    engañarse
    - farsa
    - maña
    - montaje
    - tramar
    - trampear
    - coba
    - descubrir
    - desengañar
    - engañar
    - tapadera
    - tranza
    English:
    deceit
    - deception
    - delusion
    - double-cross
    - game
    - guile
    - impersonation
    - put over
    - ride
    - sham
    - unfaithful
    - hoax
    * * *
    1. [mentira] deception, deceit;
    se ganó su confianza con algún engaño she gained his trust through a deception;
    lo obtuvo mediante engaño she obtained it by deception;
    todo fue un engaño it was all a deception;
    llamarse a engaño [engañarse] to delude oneself;
    [lamentarse] to claim to have been misled;
    que nadie se llame a engaño, la economía no va bien let no one have any illusions about it, the economy isn't doing well;
    no nos llamemos a engaño, el programa se puede mejorar let's not delude ourselves, the program could be improved;
    para que luego no te llames a engaño so you can't claim to have been misled afterwards
    2. [estafa] swindle;
    ha sido víctima de un engaño en la compra del terreno he was swindled over the sale of the land
    3. [ardid] ploy, trick;
    de nada van a servirte tus engaños your ploys will get you nowhere;
    las rebajas son un engaño para que la gente compre lo que no necesita sales are a ploy to make people buy things they don't need
    4. Taurom bullfighter's cape
    5. [para pescar] lure
    * * *
    m
    1 ( mentira) deception, deceit
    2 ( ardid) trick;
    llamarse a engaño claim to have been cheated
    * * *
    1) : deception, trick
    2) : fake, feint (in sports)
    * * *
    1. (mentira) lie
    2. (trampa) trick
    3. (timo) swindle

    Spanish-English dictionary > engaño

  • 210 engreído

    adj.
    vain, cocky, proud, bigheaded.
    f. & m.
    swell-headed person, conceited person, swellhead.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: engreír.
    * * *
    1 vain, conceited, stuck-up
    * * *
    engreído, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=vanidoso) vain, stuck-up *
    2) LAm (=afectuoso) affectionate; (=mimado) spoiled, spoilt
    2.
    SM / F bighead *, spoiled brat
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled*
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *
    = conceited, self-inflated, stuck-up, self-important, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex. library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex. In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex. It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex. Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex. The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex. The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex. Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex. The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex. A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex. I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled*
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)
    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *
    = conceited, self-inflated, stuck-up, self-important, cocky [cockier -comp., cockiest -sup.], high-blown, snobbish, snobby [snobbier -comp., snobbiest -sup.], snob, haughty [haughtier -comp., haughtiest -sup.], hoity-toity, vain [vainer -comp., vainest -sup.], cocksure, supercilious, big-headed.

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: Book clubs do not have to be cliquish, pretentious, stuffily self-inflated, or bolt-holes for ethereal literary spirits.
    Ex: library users were stereotyped as old people, intellectuals, uninteresting people, shy or stuck-up people and people afraid of life.
    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: Bold, ambitious and in-your-face I've always considered them to be just too cocky by half.
    Ex: In our media saturated world of high-blown hype and suffocating spin they do their best to tell you the truth.
    Ex: It was possible to identify 3 main groups who display 3 different types of attitude -- participative, delegative and ' snobbish'.
    Ex: Every one looked like death warmed up, including the snobby staff who I found far from welcoming.
    Ex: The biggest faux pas according to snobs who take such things seriously is calling a sofa a couch or a setee.
    Ex: The only blot on his escutcheon is, that after his great success he grew to be haughty and insolent in his demands.
    Ex: Wine lovers get the urge to splurge and celebrate, often in hoity-toity restaurants.
    Ex: The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous.
    Ex: The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.
    Ex: A commenter took me to task for being supercilious and said it was inconsistent with my religion.
    Ex: I alwasy knew she was a pain in the arse, without knowing her you can just tell, by the way she behaves, that she is big-headed and thinks she's god's gift to the human race.

    * * *
    engreído1 -da
    1 (vanidoso, presumido) conceited, bigheaded ( colloq)
    2 ( Per) (mimado) spoiled*
    engreído2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    1 (vanidoso) bighead ( colloq)
    2 ( Per) (mimado) spoiled* brat
    * * *

    Del verbo engreír: ( conjugate engreír)

    engreído es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    engreído    
    engreír
    engreído
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ( vanidoso) conceited, bigheaded (colloq)

    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled( conjugate spoiled)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) ( vanidoso) bighead (colloq)

    b) (Per) ( mimado) spoiled brat

    engreído,-a adjetivo conceited
    ' engreído' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    además
    - cambio
    - corte
    - engreída
    - estiramiento
    - fatua
    - fatuo
    - parecer
    - ufana
    - ufano
    - creído
    - pituco
    - presumido
    - sobrado
    English:
    bighead
    - bigheaded
    - cocksure
    - fatuous
    - self-important
    - smug
    - toffee-nosed
    - conceited
    - puffed
    - self
    * * *
    engreído, -a
    adj
    1. [creído] conceited, full of one's own importance
    2. Perú [mimado] spoiled
    nm,f
    1. [creído] conceited person;
    ser un engreído to be very conceited
    2. Perú [mimado]
    ser un engreído to be spoiled
    * * *
    adj conceited
    * * *
    engreído, -da adj
    presumido, vanidoso: vain, conceited, stuck-up

    Spanish-English dictionary > engreído

  • 211 ensayista

    f. & m.
    essayist.
    * * *
    1 essayist
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino y femenino essayist
    * * *
    Ex. The Eiffel Tower is recognized as the universal symbol of Paris, and has stood as the focus of attention of a large number of poets, novelists, dramatists, essayists, and journalists throughout the world.
    ----
    * ensayista literario = literary essayist.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino essayist
    * * *

    Ex: The Eiffel Tower is recognized as the universal symbol of Paris, and has stood as the focus of attention of a large number of poets, novelists, dramatists, essayists, and journalists throughout the world.

    * ensayista literario = literary essayist.

    * * *
    essayist
    * * *

    ensayista mf essayist
    * * *
    essayist
    * * *
    m/f essayist
    * * *
    : essayist

    Spanish-English dictionary > ensayista

  • 212 ensayista literario

    Ex. This paper continues the debate over the consternation caused in the library world by literary essayist, Nicholson Baker, who has attacked the destruction of original newspapers once they have been microfilmed.
    * * *

    Ex: This paper continues the debate over the consternation caused in the library world by literary essayist, Nicholson Baker, who has attacked the destruction of original newspapers once they have been microfilmed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ensayista literario

  • 213 ensimismarse

    pron.v.
    1 to become absorbed.
    2 to immerse oneself in thought, to get absorbed, to be lost in thought, to fall into deep thought.
    Mayra se desconecta por las tardes Mayra disconnects in the afternoons.
    * * *
    1 (absorberse) to become engrossed
    2 (abstraerse) to become lost in thought
    * * *
    VPR
    1) [en uno mismo] to become engrossed, lose o.s.
    2) LAm (=envanecerse) to get conceited
    * * *
    verbo pronominal to become lost in thought

    ensimismarse en algoto become engrossed o absorbed in something

    * * *
    (v.) = turn + people in on themselves
    Ex. Some books provoke vocal responses, a kind of literary effervescent effect, while others seem to turn people in on themselves, when they prefer to say nothing but savor the reading in silence.
    * * *
    verbo pronominal to become lost in thought

    ensimismarse en algoto become engrossed o absorbed in something

    * * *
    (v.) = turn + people in on themselves

    Ex: Some books provoke vocal responses, a kind of literary effervescent effect, while others seem to turn people in on themselves, when they prefer to say nothing but savor the reading in silence.

    * * *
    to become engrossed
    se ensimismó contemplando el paisaje she became engrossed in contemplation of the scenery, she lapsed into a reverie contemplating the scenery
    ensimismarse EN algo to become engrossed o absorbed IN sth
    se ensimisma en sus recuerdos he becomes engrossed o absorbed in his memories
    * * *

    ensimismarse vr (en una tarea) to become engrossed
    (abstraerse) to be lost in thought
    * * *
    1. [enfrascarse] to become absorbed o engrossed (en in);
    tanto se ensimismaba oyendo música/en la lectura que… she became so engrossed in the music he was listening to/in what he was reading that…
    2. [abstraerse] to lose oneself in thought, to become lost in thought
    * * *
    v/r
    1 become lost in thought
    2 L.Am.
    get conceited o
    big-headed fam
    * * *
    : to lose oneself in thought

    Spanish-English dictionary > ensimismarse

  • 214 entrar dentro del ámbito de

    (v.) = fall into + the ambit of
    Ex. Whereas the other creations of the human mind which fall into the ambit of the Copyright Act, such as artistic works, drawings, photographs and the like, are clearly defined and well understood, it is shown that the explanation given for literary works is inadequate for the purpose.
    * * *
    (v.) = fall into + the ambit of

    Ex: Whereas the other creations of the human mind which fall into the ambit of the Copyright Act, such as artistic works, drawings, photographs and the like, are clearly defined and well understood, it is shown that the explanation given for literary works is inadequate for the purpose.

    Spanish-English dictionary > entrar dentro del ámbito de

  • 215 enérgico

    adj.
    1 energetic, strong, active, powerful.
    2 forceful, high-pressure, aggressive, drastic.
    * * *
    1 energetic, vigorous
    \
    en tono enérgico emphatically
    * * *
    (f. - enérgica)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ [persona] energetic, vigorous; [gesto, habla, tono] emphatic; [esfuerzo] determined; [ejercicio] strenuous; [campaña] vigorous, high-pressure; [medida, golpe] bold, drastic; [ataque] vigorous, strong; [protesta] forceful
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) ( físicamente) <ejercicio/movimiento> energetic, strenuous; < persona> energetic, vigorous
    b) (firme, resuelto) < carácter> forceful; <protesta/ataque> vigorous; < medidas> firm, strong; <desmentido/rechazo> flat, firm
    * * *
    = emphatic, energetic, forceful, assertive, aggressive, brisk [brisker -comp., briskest -sup.], spirited, vociferous, vocal, spry [spryer comp., spryest -sup.], sprightly [sprightlier -comp., sprightliest -sup.], power-packed.
    Ex. Her first hint that all was not well was with the sudden appearance of Consuelo Feng, whose no-nonsensen approach to her job was emphasized by the emphactic clicks of her heels along the highly polished terrazzo floors.
    Ex. She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger.
    Ex. The implications are that as resources are become scarcer, librarians will need to adopt more forceful attitudes.
    Ex. I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
    Ex. Problem patrons include, but are not limited to, illiterates simply seeking shelter, alcoholics, the homeless, the mentally disturbed, aggressive young people, and those with offensive odours.
    Ex. The classic example quoted by Jourard is the brisk, super-efficient nurse, whose manner appears to be something that she puts on when she dons her uniform.
    Ex. Their aim was to mount a spirited attack on a consumer driven and marketeers' approach to reading and books, and on relativism and populism.
    Ex. The reaction came in 1978 -- a vociferous social demand for reading and learning, including a new interest in librarianship.
    Ex. Koelling has been a vocal advocate for successful digitization projects in the museum community.
    Ex. A spry 80 years young, Virginia has been painting murals for the last 50 years and a lot can be said for the advantages of experience.
    Ex. He was described as a ' sprightly nonagenarian' who was born in 1905.
    Ex. Eating these power-packed vegetables in their natural state especially garlic increases their health benefits.
    ----
    * enérgico, poderoso, contundente, potente, potentísimo, impetuoso, formidable = power-packed.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) ( físicamente) <ejercicio/movimiento> energetic, strenuous; < persona> energetic, vigorous
    b) (firme, resuelto) < carácter> forceful; <protesta/ataque> vigorous; < medidas> firm, strong; <desmentido/rechazo> flat, firm
    * * *
    = emphatic, energetic, forceful, assertive, aggressive, brisk [brisker -comp., briskest -sup.], spirited, vociferous, vocal, spry [spryer comp., spryest -sup.], sprightly [sprightlier -comp., sprightliest -sup.], power-packed.

    Ex: Her first hint that all was not well was with the sudden appearance of Consuelo Feng, whose no-nonsensen approach to her job was emphasized by the emphactic clicks of her heels along the highly polished terrazzo floors.

    Ex: She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger.
    Ex: The implications are that as resources are become scarcer, librarians will need to adopt more forceful attitudes.
    Ex: I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
    Ex: Problem patrons include, but are not limited to, illiterates simply seeking shelter, alcoholics, the homeless, the mentally disturbed, aggressive young people, and those with offensive odours.
    Ex: The classic example quoted by Jourard is the brisk, super-efficient nurse, whose manner appears to be something that she puts on when she dons her uniform.
    Ex: Their aim was to mount a spirited attack on a consumer driven and marketeers' approach to reading and books, and on relativism and populism.
    Ex: The reaction came in 1978 -- a vociferous social demand for reading and learning, including a new interest in librarianship.
    Ex: Koelling has been a vocal advocate for successful digitization projects in the museum community.
    Ex: A spry 80 years young, Virginia has been painting murals for the last 50 years and a lot can be said for the advantages of experience.
    Ex: He was described as a ' sprightly nonagenarian' who was born in 1905.
    Ex: Eating these power-packed vegetables in their natural state especially garlic increases their health benefits.
    * enérgico, poderoso, contundente, potente, potentísimo, impetuoso, formidable = power-packed.

    * * *
    1 (físicamente) ‹ejercicio/movimiento› energetic, strenuous; ‹persona› energetic, vigorous
    le asestó un enérgico golpe en la cabeza she dealt him a fierce o heavy blow to the head
    2 (firme, resuelto) ‹carácter› forceful; ‹protesta› vigorous; ‹medidas› firm, strong
    lanzó un enérgico ataque contra ellos she launched a vigorous o fierce o strong attack on them
    un enérgico desmentido a flat o firm denial
    * * *

    enérgico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo


    b) (firme, resuelto) ‹ carácter forceful;

    protesta/ataque vigorous;
    medidas firm, strong;
    negativa/rechazo flat, firm
    enérgico,-a adjetivo
    1 energetic
    con un golpe enérgico, with a vigorous blow
    2 (con decisión) firm
    ' enérgico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    enérgica
    - plumazo
    - decidido
    English:
    active
    - assertive
    - brisk
    - energetic
    - forceful
    - spirited
    - sprightly
    - strenuous
    - strident
    - vigorous
    - vital
    - vociferous
    - emphatic
    - high
    - loud
    - strength
    - strong
    * * *
    enérgico, -a adj
    1. [físicamente] [persona, salto] energetic;
    [golpe] vigorous, powerful; [gesto, movimiento] vigorous, energetic
    2. [decidido, firme] [persona, carácter] forceful;
    [medida] firm; [defensa, protesta] vigorous, energetic; [respuesta] emphatic
    * * *
    adj energetic; fig
    forceful, strong
    * * *
    enérgico, -ca adj
    1) : energetic, vigorous
    2) : forceful, emphatic
    * * *
    1. (persona) energetic / vigorous
    2. (respuesta, medida) strong

    Spanish-English dictionary > enérgico

  • 216 escoria

    f.
    1 dregs, scum.
    la escoria de la sociedad the dregs of society
    2 basic slag.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: escoriar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: escoriar.
    * * *
    1 (metal) slag, dross; (carbón) slag
    2 (de volcán) scoria
    3 figurado dregs plural, scum
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de alto horno] slag, dross
    2) (=lo más miserable) scum, dregs pl

    la escoria de la humanidadthe scum o dregs of humanity

    * * *
    * * *
    = dross, scum, slag.
    Ex. They do have the problem, however, of being able to sort out the nuggets of literary gold from amongst the torrents of published dross.
    Ex. At 11:30 I was feeling that all was well with the world, and then at 11:35 I'm all tightened to a smarting tension by having been treated like scum.
    Ex. Sometimes slag will be the most visible sign of the siting of a furnace nearby -- large slag heaps sometimes have a different vegetation cover to that of the surrounding area.
    ----
    * escoria social de raza blanca = white trash.
    * la escoria de la sociedad = the gutter.
    * * *
    * * *
    = dross, scum, slag.

    Ex: They do have the problem, however, of being able to sort out the nuggets of literary gold from amongst the torrents of published dross.

    Ex: At 11:30 I was feeling that all was well with the world, and then at 11:35 I'm all tightened to a smarting tension by having been treated like scum.
    Ex: Sometimes slag will be the most visible sign of the siting of a furnace nearby -- large slag heaps sometimes have a different vegetation cover to that of the surrounding area.
    * escoria social de raza blanca = white trash.
    * la escoria de la sociedad = the gutter.

    * * *
    la escoria de la sociedad the dregs of society
    * * *

    Del verbo escoriar: ( conjugate escoriar)

    escoria es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    escoria sustantivo femenino ( de fundición) slag;

    escoria sustantivo masculino
    1 pey (persona miserable o despreciable) scum
    2 (metalurgia) slag, dross

    ' escoria' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    hez
    English:
    scum
    - slag
    - dregs
    - dross
    - trash
    * * *
    1. [desecho] dregs, scum;
    la escoria de la sociedad the dregs of society
    2. [metal] slag
    * * *
    f slag; desp
    dregs pl
    * * *
    1) : slag, dross
    2) hez: dregs pl, scum
    la escoria de la sociedad: the dregs of society

    Spanish-English dictionary > escoria

  • 217 escritor

    m.
    writer, literary person, literary man, author.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 writer
    * * *
    (f. - escritora)
    noun
    * * *
    escritor, -a
    SM / F writer

    escritor(a) satírico/a — satirist, satirical writer

    * * *
    - tora masculino, femenino writer, author
    * * *
    = writer.
    Ex. Authors may be persons or corporate bodies, and the term author is normally extended to include writers, illustrator, performers, producers, translators, and others with some intellectual or artistic responsibility for a work.
    ----
    * bloqueo mental del escritor = writer's block.
    * escritor de canciones = songwriter [song writer].
    * escritor de casos prácticos = case writer [case-writer].
    * escritor de diarios = diarist.
    * escritor de discursos a sueldo = speechwriter.
    * escritor de enciclopedias = encyclopaedist [encyclopedist, -USA].
    * escritor de fábulas = fabulist.
    * escritor de novela romántica = romantic novelist.
    * escritor de novelas = fiction writer.
    * escritor de novelas de misterio = mystery writer.
    * escritor residente = writer in residence.
    * grandes escritores, los = great imaginative writers, the.
    * programa de escritores en estancia = writers in residence programme.
    * * *
    - tora masculino, femenino writer, author
    * * *

    Ex: Authors may be persons or corporate bodies, and the term author is normally extended to include writers, illustrator, performers, producers, translators, and others with some intellectual or artistic responsibility for a work.

    * bloqueo mental del escritor = writer's block.
    * escritor de canciones = songwriter [song writer].
    * escritor de casos prácticos = case writer [case-writer].
    * escritor de diarios = diarist.
    * escritor de discursos a sueldo = speechwriter.
    * escritor de enciclopedias = encyclopaedist [encyclopedist, -USA].
    * escritor de fábulas = fabulist.
    * escritor de novela romántica = romantic novelist.
    * escritor de novelas = fiction writer.
    * escritor de novelas de misterio = mystery writer.
    * escritor residente = writer in residence.
    * grandes escritores, los = great imaginative writers, the.
    * programa de escritores en estancia = writers in residence programme.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    writer, author
    * * *

    escritor
    ◊ - tora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    writer, author
    escritor,-ora sustantivo masculino y femenino writer

    ' escritor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atentar
    - escritora
    - faceta
    - negra
    - negro
    - pluma
    - revelación
    - salón
    - argentino
    - brillante
    - citar
    - comprometido
    - contracorriente
    - distinguido
    - genial
    - introducir
    - justicia
    - magnífico
    - menor
    - místico
    - monta
    - oscuro
    - pacotilla
    - premiado
    - premiar
    - profano
    - reseña
    - seudónimo
    - traducir
    English:
    consummate
    - dogged
    - foremost
    - freelance
    - ghostwriter
    - great
    - livelihood
    - note
    - satirist
    - speechwriter
    - storyteller
    - writer
    - writing
    - author
    - distinction
    * * *
    escritor, -ora nm,f
    writer;
    escritor de cuentos short-story writer
    * * *
    m, escritora f writer, author
    * * *
    : writer
    * * *
    escritor n writer

    Spanish-English dictionary > escritor

  • 218 estafa

    f.
    1 swindle (timo, robo).
    2 fraud, cheat, bilk, theft.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: estafar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: estafar.
    * * *
    1 fraud, swindle
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=timo) swindle, trick
    2) (Com, Econ) racket, ramp *
    * * *
    a) (Der) fraud, criminal deception
    b) (fam) ( timo) rip-off (colloq), con (colloq)
    * * *
    = scam, swindle, rip-off, swindling, cheating, confidence scam, con trick, con, con job.
    Ex. The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex. The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex. The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex. The swindling & deception the immigrants encountered often preyed on their Zionist ideology & indeed, some of the crooks were Jewish themselves.
    Ex. The author discerns 3 levels of cheating and deceit and examines why scientists stoop to bias and fraud, particularly in trials for new treatments.
    Ex. He was a cold-blooded killer, cardsharp, gambler and a consumptive who also ran several confidence scams.
    Ex. The social contract has been the con trick by which the bosses have squeezed more and more out of the workers for themselves.
    Ex. He has long argued that populist conservatism is nothing more than a con.
    Ex. The global warming hoax had all the classic marks of a con job from the very beginning.
    ----
    * estafa comercial = business scam.
    * estafa de la venta en cadena = pyramid scam.
    * * *
    a) (Der) fraud, criminal deception
    b) (fam) ( timo) rip-off (colloq), con (colloq)
    * * *
    = scam, swindle, rip-off, swindling, cheating, confidence scam, con trick, con, con job.

    Ex: The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.

    Ex: The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex: The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex: The swindling & deception the immigrants encountered often preyed on their Zionist ideology & indeed, some of the crooks were Jewish themselves.
    Ex: The author discerns 3 levels of cheating and deceit and examines why scientists stoop to bias and fraud, particularly in trials for new treatments.
    Ex: He was a cold-blooded killer, cardsharp, gambler and a consumptive who also ran several confidence scams.
    Ex: The social contract has been the con trick by which the bosses have squeezed more and more out of the workers for themselves.
    Ex: He has long argued that populist conservatism is nothing more than a con.
    Ex: The global warming hoax had all the classic marks of a con job from the very beginning.
    * estafa comercial = business scam.
    * estafa de la venta en cadena = pyramid scam.

    * * *
    1 ( Der) fraud, criminal deception
    lo han condenado por estafa y malversación de fondos he was found guilty of fraud and embezzlement
    se ha descubierto una estafa en la venta de los terrenos fraud o a swindle has been discovered involving the sale of the land
    2 ( fam) (timo) rip-off ( colloq), con ( colloq), swizz ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo estafar: ( conjugate estafar)

    estafa es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    estafa    
    estafar
    estafa sustantivo femenino

    b) (fam) ( timo) rip-off (colloq), con (colloq)

    estafar ( conjugate estafar) verbo transitivo
    a) (Der) to swindle, defraud;

    estafale algo a algn to defraud sb of sth, swindle sb out of sth
    b) (fam) ( timar) to rip … off (colloq), to con (colloq)

    estafa sustantivo femenino swindle: lo encontraron culpable de estafa, he was found guilty of fraud
    estafar verbo transitivo to swindle, cheat, trick: estafaron a un pensionista y le dejaron sin sus ahorros, they swindled the pensioner out of his entire savings
    ' estafa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cambiazo
    - camelo
    - engaño
    - timo
    - robo
    English:
    cheat
    - con
    - fraud
    - rip-off
    - scam
    - show up
    - swindle
    - confidence
    * * *
    estafa nf
    1. [timo, robo] swindle;
    [a empresa, organización] fraud;
    fue condenado por el delito de estafa he was convicted of fraud;
    hicieron una estafa a la empresa de varios millones they swindled several million out of the company, they defrauded the company of several million
    2. Fam [precio abusivo] rip-off
    * * *
    f swindle, cheat
    * * *
    estafa nf
    : swindle, fraud
    * * *
    estafa n swindle

    Spanish-English dictionary > estafa

  • 219 estereotipo nacional

    Ex. This article presents an analysis of a story published in the collection 'Badger on the barge' in 1984 to illustrate to what literary uses national stereotypes can be put.
    * * *

    Ex: This article presents an analysis of a story published in the collection 'Badger on the barge' in 1984 to illustrate to what literary uses national stereotypes can be put.

    Spanish-English dictionary > estereotipo nacional

  • 220 estilo

    m.
    1 style.
    esta iglesia es de estilo gótico that church was built in the Gothic style
    al estilo de in the style of
    2 style.
    esa chica tiene mucho estilo that girl has a lot of style
    cada uno tiene un estilo de hacer las cosas we all have our own way of doing things
    estilo de vida lifestyle
    3 stroke.
    estilo libre freestyle
    4 tendency, style.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: estilar.
    * * *
    1 (gen) style
    2 (modo) manner, fashion
    3 GRAMÁTICA speech
    4 (natación) stroke
    \
    al estilo de... in the style of...
    algo por el estilo something like that
    estilo de vida way of life
    estilo braza breaststroke
    estilo libre freestyle
    estilo mariposa butterfly
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) fashion, manner
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=manera) style

    por el estilo —

    algo por el estilosomething of the sort o kind, something along those lines

    estilo directo — (Ling) direct speech

    estilo indirecto — (Ling) indirect speech, reported speech

    2) (=elegancia) style
    3) (Natación) stroke
    4) (=punzón) [para escribir] stylus; [de reloj de sol] gnomon, needle
    5) (Bot) style
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Art) style
    b) (manera, tipo) style

    por el estilo: no es que me desagrade ni nada por el estilo it isn't that I don't like him or anything (like that); y otras cosas por el estilo and other things of that sort o kind; dijo eso o algo por el estilo he said that or words to that effect; son todos por el estilo — they are all the same

    c) ( calidad distintiva) style
    2) ( en natación) stroke, style
    3) (Bot) style
    4) ( punzón) stylus
    * * *
    = form, delivery, hand, idiom, writing style, style, panache.
    Ex. It is under the chosen form of heading that the catalogue entry for a particular document is filed and hence located.
    Ex. Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
    Ex. The Aldine greek was based on a much admired humanistic cursive hand which relied for its good looks on a multiplicity of alternative letters, ligatures, and contractions.
    Ex. Using a popular idiom, we might inquire, 'Is this the real McCoy'?.
    Ex. Above all the journal wishes to provide research and comment in a form that is easily and quickly understood: a fresh, rigorous, but unfussy, writing style is what is aimed for.
    Ex. The dialogue style is well-suited to occasional and novice users but can be slow.
    Ex. It is a richly documented, smoothly narrated, and lavishly illustrated study by a historian who knows his stuff and tells it with panache.
    ----
    * al estilo de = a la, along the lines, in the mould of.
    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * al estilo de + Nombre = in a + Nombre + sort of way.
    * al estilo militar = military-style.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * corrector de estilo = style checker, copy editor, subeditor.
    * del estilo de los directorios = directory-type.
    * error de estilo = stylistic error.
    * esquí estilo libre = freestyle skiing.
    * estilo abstracto = abstract style.
    * estilo ampuloso = turgid style, plethoric style.
    * estilo arquitectónico = architectural style.
    * estilo artístico = artistic style.
    * estilo barato = kitsch.
    * estilo bibliotecario = library chic.
    * estilo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * estilo de gestión = managerial style, management style.
    * estilo de la casa = house style.
    * estilo de pelo = hairstyle.
    * estilo de resumir = abstracting style.
    * estilo de vida = lifestyle [life style/life-style], style of life, way of life.
    * estilo de vida alternativo = alternative life-style.
    * estilo directo = direct speech, direct discourse.
    * estilo esloveno = Slovenica.
    * estilo gótico = Gothic style.
    * estilo indirecto = indirect speech, indirect discourse.
    * estilo libre = freestyle.
    * estilo literario = literary style, writing style.
    * estilo periodístico = journalese.
    * estilo personal = individual style, persona [personae, -pl.].
    * estilo pobre = impoverished style.
    * estilo rústico = rustic style.
    * estilo telegráfico = telegraphese.
    * estilo tipográfico = typographical style.
    * estilo tradicional = traditional style.
    * freír al estilo chino = stir-fry.
    * frito al estilo chino = stir-fry.
    * guía de estilo = style guideline.
    * hoja de estilo = style sheet.
    * índices de títulos al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type title indexes.
    * manual de estilo = style manual, style guideline.
    * Manual de Estilo de Chicago = Chicago Manual of Style.
    * Manual de Estilo de la MLA, el = MLA Style Manual, the.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Art) style
    b) (manera, tipo) style

    por el estilo: no es que me desagrade ni nada por el estilo it isn't that I don't like him or anything (like that); y otras cosas por el estilo and other things of that sort o kind; dijo eso o algo por el estilo he said that or words to that effect; son todos por el estilo — they are all the same

    c) ( calidad distintiva) style
    2) ( en natación) stroke, style
    3) (Bot) style
    4) ( punzón) stylus
    * * *
    = form, delivery, hand, idiom, writing style, style, panache.

    Ex: It is under the chosen form of heading that the catalogue entry for a particular document is filed and hence located.

    Ex: Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
    Ex: The Aldine greek was based on a much admired humanistic cursive hand which relied for its good looks on a multiplicity of alternative letters, ligatures, and contractions.
    Ex: Using a popular idiom, we might inquire, 'Is this the real McCoy'?.
    Ex: Above all the journal wishes to provide research and comment in a form that is easily and quickly understood: a fresh, rigorous, but unfussy, writing style is what is aimed for.
    Ex: The dialogue style is well-suited to occasional and novice users but can be slow.
    Ex: It is a richly documented, smoothly narrated, and lavishly illustrated study by a historian who knows his stuff and tells it with panache.
    * al estilo de = a la, along the lines, in the mould of.
    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * al estilo de + Nombre = in a + Nombre + sort of way.
    * al estilo militar = military-style.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * corrector de estilo = style checker, copy editor, subeditor.
    * del estilo de los directorios = directory-type.
    * error de estilo = stylistic error.
    * esquí estilo libre = freestyle skiing.
    * estilo abstracto = abstract style.
    * estilo ampuloso = turgid style, plethoric style.
    * estilo arquitectónico = architectural style.
    * estilo artístico = artistic style.
    * estilo barato = kitsch.
    * estilo bibliotecario = library chic.
    * estilo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * estilo de gestión = managerial style, management style.
    * estilo de la casa = house style.
    * estilo de pelo = hairstyle.
    * estilo de resumir = abstracting style.
    * estilo de vida = lifestyle [life style/life-style], style of life, way of life.
    * estilo de vida alternativo = alternative life-style.
    * estilo directo = direct speech, direct discourse.
    * estilo esloveno = Slovenica.
    * estilo gótico = Gothic style.
    * estilo indirecto = indirect speech, indirect discourse.
    * estilo libre = freestyle.
    * estilo literario = literary style, writing style.
    * estilo periodístico = journalese.
    * estilo personal = individual style, persona [personae, -pl.].
    * estilo pobre = impoverished style.
    * estilo rústico = rustic style.
    * estilo telegráfico = telegraphese.
    * estilo tipográfico = typographical style.
    * estilo tradicional = traditional style.
    * freír al estilo chino = stir-fry.
    * frito al estilo chino = stir-fry.
    * guía de estilo = style guideline.
    * hoja de estilo = style sheet.
    * índices de títulos al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type title indexes.
    * manual de estilo = style manual, style guideline.
    * Manual de Estilo de Chicago = Chicago Manual of Style.
    * Manual de Estilo de la MLA, el = MLA Style Manual, the.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].

    * * *
    A
    1 ( Art) style
    estilo barroco baroque style
    muebles estilo Luis XVI Luis XVI furniture
    2 (manera, tipo) style
    ese estilo de abrigo that kind o type o style of overcoat
    enaguas al estilo de nuestras abuelas petticoats like our grandmothers used to wear
    está hecho al estilo de mi tierra it's done the way they do it back home
    por el estilo: no es que me desagrade ni nada por el estilo it isn't that I don't like him or anything (like that)
    creo que dijo eso o algo por el estilo I think he said that or words to that effect o something like it
    y sus amigos son todos por el estilo and all his friends are the same
    se viste con mucho estilo he dresses with great style o very stylishly
    Compuestos:
    way of life, lifestyle
    direct speech
    indirect o reported speech
    B (en natación) stroke, style
    los 200 metros estilos the 200 meter medley
    Compuestos:
    ( Esp) breaststroke
    freestyle
    estilo mariposa or ( Méx) de mariposa
    butterfly, butterfly stroke
    estilo pecho or ( Méx) de pecho
    breaststroke
    C ( Bot) style
    D
    1 (punzón) stylus
    * * *

     

    Del verbo estilar: ( conjugate estilar)

    estilo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    estiló es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    estilar    
    estilo
    estilar ( conjugate estilar) verbo intransitivo (Chi) ( gotear) to drip;
    ( escurrir) to drain
    estilarse verbo pronominal [moda/peinado] to be fashionable
    estilo sustantivo masculino


    estilo de vida way of life, lifestyle;
    ropa estilo deportivo casual wear;
    vestir con estilo to dress stylishly;
    al estilo de mi tierra the way they do it back home;
    por el estilo: son todos por el estilo they are all the same;
    algo por el estilo something like that


    estilo mariposa butterfly;
    estilo pecho or (Esp) braza breaststroke
    estilo sustantivo masculino
    1 Arte style
    estilo imperio, empire style
    2 (modo) manner, style: éste no es mi estilo de actuar, this isn't my way of doing things
    3 (elegancia) es una mujer con mucho estilo she's a very stylish woman
    4 Natación stroke
    estilo mariposa, butterfly (stroke)
    5 Ling estilo directo/indirecto, direct/indirect speech
    ♦ Locuciones: algo por el estilo, something like that
    ' estilo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - academicismo
    - adusta
    - adusto
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - categoría
    - clase
    - corte
    - cresta
    - depurar
    - despersonalizada
    - despersonalizado
    - despreocupada
    - despreocupado
    - formalismo
    - grandilocuente
    - imprimir
    - indirecta
    - indirecto
    - informal
    - lindeza
    - llana
    - llano
    - mano
    - novedosa
    - novedoso
    - punzante
    - recrear
    - retorcida
    - retorcido
    - sabor
    - sentar
    - suelta
    - suelto
    - swing
    - trabajar
    - vanguardia
    - vanguardismo
    - a
    - académico
    - ágil
    - agilidad
    - armonizar
    - asequible
    - austero
    - barroco
    - castizo
    - clásico
    - crawl
    English:
    awaken
    - backstroke
    - bite
    - collarless
    - compact
    - conventional
    - dash
    - elaborate
    - exemplify
    - fashion
    - flair
    - florid
    - flowing
    - fluid
    - free-style
    - goulash
    - gracious
    - idiom
    - individual
    - kind
    - laboured
    - lifestyle
    - literary
    - mode
    - old-style
    - panache
    - polish
    - polished
    - precious
    - purple
    - reported
    - restrained
    - severe
    - severity
    - speech
    - stilted
    - style
    - stylish
    - suchlike
    - sugary
    - tame
    - to
    - tone
    - vein
    - back
    - brand
    - breast
    - butter
    - design
    - direct
    * * *
    estilo nm
    1. [artístico, literario] style;
    esta iglesia es de estilo gótico this church was built in the Gothic style;
    al estilo de in the style of;
    al estilo de Mozart in the style of Mozart
    estilo imperio Empire style
    2. [manera, carácter] style;
    cada uno tiene un estilo de hacer las cosas we all have our own way of doing things;
    este vestido no es de su estilo that dress isn't her style;
    mentiría, pero no es mi estilo I would tell a lie, but that's not my style o that's not me;
    el estilo de juego brasileño the Brazilian style of play;
    un estilo de hablar pausado a slow and deliberate way of speaking;
    un peinado estilo años veinte a twenties-style hairdo;
    al estilo de: se visten al estilo de los años sesenta they wear sixties-style clothes;
    al estilo de lo que se hacía antes en los pueblos in the way things used to be done in villages;
    por el estilo: dijo algo por el estilo she said something of the sort;
    se apellida Garcés o algo por el estilo his surname's Garcés or something like that;
    nos llevará tres horas o algo por el estilo it'll take us something like three hours;
    ser por el estilo to be similar;
    todos los bares son por el estilo all the bars are similar o like that
    estilo de vida lifestyle
    3. [clase, elegancia] style;
    esa chica tiene mucho estilo that girl has a lot of style
    4. [en natación] stroke;
    estilos medley;
    los 400 metros estilos the 400 metres medley
    estilo libre freestyle
    5. Gram estilo directo direct speech;
    estilo indirecto indirect speech
    6. Bot style
    7. [punzón] stylus, style
    8. [de reloj de sol] gnomon
    * * *
    m style;
    al estilo de in the style of;
    algo por el estilo something like that;
    son todos por el estilo they’re all the same
    * * *
    estilo nm
    1) : style
    2) : fashion, manner
    3) : stylus
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > estilo

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