on the bench

• 1 la judicatura

Ex. Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.
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Ex: Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.

• 2 la justicia

Ex. Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.
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Ex: Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.

• 3 la magistratura

Ex. Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.
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Ex: Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.

• 4 los tribunales

Ex. Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.
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Ex: Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.

• 5 acercarse al estrado

• approach the bench
• 6 no dar más de sí

(v.) = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch
Ex. All agencies, it was found, were stretched to the limit, but by pooling resources these might be made to go further.
Ex. Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.
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(v.) = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch

Ex: All agencies, it was found, were stretched to the limit, but by pooling resources these might be made to go further.

Ex: Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.

• 7 estar a tope

(v.) =
Ex. Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.
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Ex: Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.

• 8 estar al máximo

(v.) =
Ex. Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.
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Ex: Reliance on court libraries is futile as the libraries are already overstretched by the needs of the Bench.

• 9 mandar a dormir

• pack off to bed
• send through radio
• send to college
• send to press
• send to the bench
• 10 sentarse

1 (en silla etc) to sit, sit down
2 (líquido) to settle
3 (tiempo) to settle, settle down
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VPR
1) [persona] to sit, sit down, seat o.s. frm

¡siéntese! — (do) sit down, take a seat

2) [sedimento] to settle
3) [tiempo] to settle, settle down, clear up
4) (Arquit) [cimientos] to settle
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= .
Ex. To understand why squatting is better than sitting, one just need to have a basic understanding of how the colon works.
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* sentarse con los hombros caídos = .
* sentarse encorbado = .
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sentarse(en)
(v.) = take + a seat (on)

Ex: Evan took a seat on the stone bench, eagerly folding his legs into the lotus position.

Ex: To understand why squatting is better than sitting, one just need to have a basic understanding of how the colon works.

* sentarse con los hombros caídos = slouch.
* sentarse encorbado = slouch.

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■sentarse verbo reflexivo to sit (down): deberíamos sentarnos a discutirlo con ellos, we ought to sit down with them and talk about it
' sentarse' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
banco
- incorporarse
- almohadilla
- asiento
- debido
- hallar
- mesa
- sentar
- sombra
English:
bench
- floor
- lap
- perch
- sit
- sit down
- slouch
- squat
- into
- sprawl
- straddle
- up
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vpr
to sit down;
to sit at the table;
to sit down and do sth;
take a seat;
sit wherever you like
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v/r sit down
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vr
: to sit, to sit down
siéntese, por favor: please have a seat
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sentarse vb to sit down [pt. & pp. ]
• 11 banco de carpintero

workbench
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(n.) =
Ex. I have used the following as structures on which to mount displays: art-room drawing tables and sketch boards, metal- and woodwork-shop benches and materials, tailor's dummies and stage platforms.
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Ex: I have used the following as structures on which to mount displays: art-room drawing tables and sketch boards, metal- and woodwork-shop benches and materials, tailor's dummies and stage platforms.

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carpenter’s bench
• 12 chupar banquillo

(Ftbl) to sit on the substitutes' bench
• 13 melindre

m.
finickiness, airs, scene, affectation.
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1 COCINA honey fritter
2 figurado affectation
\
andarse con melindres (en los modales) to be fussy 2 (al hablar) to mince one's words
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SM
1) (=bollo) sweet cake, iced bun; (=buñuelo) honey fritter
2) pl (=afectación) affected ways; (=aprensión) squeamishness ; (=mojigatería) prudery , prudishness

déjate de melindres y cómelo — don't be so finicky, just eat it

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1. [dulce] = fried cake made from honey and sugar
2.
[afectación] affected scrupulousness;
stop affecting scruples like that;
he makes a big fuss of making sure it's clean before he sits on a public bench

См. также в других словарях:

• The Bench — is the student rooting section for the University of California men s basketball team. Located inside Haas Pavilion, The Bench holds up to 900 students who rowdily cheer on their California Golden Bears at home basketball games. Students who sit… …   Wikipedia

• the bench — a seat at the side of a sports field for coaches and players not taking part in a game. → but and ben the bench the office of judge or magistrate. → bench …   English new terms dictionary

• the bench — index forum (court) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

• The Bench (Film) — Infobox Film name = The Bench director = Alex McCormack producer = Robert Coombes writer = James Marks starring = Granville Finkle music = Joe Wretham cinematography = Daniel Hurley editing = Samy Haffar released = 2007 runtime = 9 minutes… …   Wikipedia

• The Bench (Hogarth) — Infobox Painting title=The Bench artist=William Hogarth year=1758 museum=Fitzwilliam Museum city=Cambridge type=Oil on canvas height=14.5 width=18 height inch=5¼ width inch =7 The Bench is the title of both a 1758 oil on canvas painting by the… …   Wikipedia

• on the bench — 1. Sitting in a law court as a judge. * /Judge Wyzanski is on the bench this morning./ 2. Sitting among the substitute players. * /The coach had to keep his star player on the bench with a sprained ankle./ Compare: BENCH WARMER …   Dictionary of American idioms

• on the bench — 1. Sitting in a law court as a judge. * /Judge Wyzanski is on the bench this morning./ 2. Sitting among the substitute players. * /The coach had to keep his star player on the bench with a sprained ankle./ Compare: BENCH WARMER …   Dictionary of American idioms

• warm the bench — {v. phr.}, {informal} To act as a substitute on an athletic team. * /Bill has been warming the bench for three football seasons; he hopes that the coach will let him play this year./ [bench warmer] {n.}, {informal} A substitute player. * /Last… …   Dictionary of American idioms

• warm the bench — {v. phr.}, {informal} To act as a substitute on an athletic team. * /Bill has been warming the bench for three football seasons; he hopes that the coach will let him play this year./ [bench warmer] {n.}, {informal} A substitute player. * /Last… …   Dictionary of American idioms

• On The Bench — infobox television show name = On The Bench! runtime = 30 Minutes creator = Tegan Summer starring = Sabra Williams country = United States network = Setanta Sports picture format = 1080i first aired = March 14, 2008 | last aired = April 18, 2008… …   Wikipedia

• On the Bench — On the Bench! Created by Tegan Summer Starring Sabra Williams Country of origin …   Wikipedia

Книги

• The Bench and the Bar, by the Author of'random Recollections'., Grant James. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 1326 руб
• The Bench and Bar of Mississippi, Lynch James Daniel. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 1324 руб
• The Bench and Bar of Cleveland, Kennedy James Harrison. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 1317 руб
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