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pool their efforts

  • 1 aunar esfuerzos

    v.
    to join efforts, to co-operate, to cooperate, to pull together.
    * * *
    to join forces
    * * *
    (v.) = join + forces, coordinate + efforts, join + hands, pool + efforts, pull together
    Ex. Therefore, school librarians need to find ways of joining forces with publishers, booksellers and other librarians.
    Ex. What is required is a recognised organisation to co-ordinate all their efforts.
    Ex. The ability of the profession to meet the library service needs of the next generation requires that library educators and practitioners join hands in educational programmes.
    Ex. The author urges publishing houses to pool their efforts.
    Ex. She tells a story of courage in which the crew and the mission control pull together to work the problem through.
    * * *
    (v.) = join + forces, coordinate + efforts, join + hands, pool + efforts, pull together

    Ex: Therefore, school librarians need to find ways of joining forces with publishers, booksellers and other librarians.

    Ex: What is required is a recognised organisation to co-ordinate all their efforts.
    Ex: The ability of the profession to meet the library service needs of the next generation requires that library educators and practitioners join hands in educational programmes.
    Ex: The author urges publishing houses to pool their efforts.
    Ex: She tells a story of courage in which the crew and the mission control pull together to work the problem through.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aunar esfuerzos

  • 2 NEMROC

    = NEMROC.
    Ex. For example, NEMROC provides a forum for libraries in the region of Newcastle with good collections of audio-visual materials to pool their ideas.
    * * *

    Ex: For example, NEMROC provides a forum for libraries in the region of Newcastle with good collections of audio-visual materials to pool their ideas.

    Spanish-English dictionary > NEMROC

  • 3 aceptar una invitación

    (v.) = accept + invitation
    Ex. Representatives of bodies involved in similar work accepted an invitation to pool their resources.
    * * *
    (v.) = accept + invitation

    Ex: Representatives of bodies involved in similar work accepted an invitation to pool their resources.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aceptar una invitación

  • 4 además

    adv.
    besides, also, furthermore, moreover.
    intj.
    furthermore, additionally.
    pres.indicat.
    2nd person singular (tú) present indicative of spanish verb: ademar.
    * * *
    1 (también) also, as well
    2 (es más) furthermore, what is more
    ¡y además, el coche es mío! and what's more, the car's mine!
    \
    además de as well as, in addition to
    además de gordo es feo as well as being fat, he's ugly
    * * *
    adv.
    also, besides, furthermore, moreover
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=también) [para añadir otro elemento] also, in addition frm; [para reforzar un comentario] what's more, besides, furthermore frm, moreover frm

    hay, además, pistas de tenis y campos de golf — there are also tennis courts and golf courses, in addition, there are tennis courts and golf courses frm

    y además, me dijo que no me quería — and what's more o and besides, he told me he didn't love me

    estoy cansado y, además, no me apetece — I'm tired, and what's more o besides, I don't feel like it

    quiero decirle, además, que esa no era mi intención — furthermore o moreover I want to tell you that that was not my intention frm

    2)

    además de — as well as, besides, in addition to frm

    además del alojamiento, necesitamos la comida — as well as o besides somewhere to stay we need food

    además de una fotocopia, se requiere el documento original — as well as o frm in addition to a photocopy, we require the original document

    el examen fue largo, además de difícil — the exam was long as well as difficult

    además de que+ indic as well as + ger

    además de que estaba cansado, no había comido — as well as being tired he hadn't eaten

    * * *
    1)

    además ¿a mí qué me importa? — anyway, what do I care?

    y es que además, la insultó — on top of everything else he insulted her

    señaló, además, que su objetivo era... — he indicated, furthermore o moreover, that his aim was to... (frml)

    2)

    además de — besides, apart from

    además de eso, está la cuestión del dinero — apart from that there is the question of money

    además de hacerte mal, engorda — besides o apart from o as well as being bad for you, it's also fattening

    además de hacerlos, los diseña — he designs them as well as making them

    * * *
    = additionally, also, aside, Verbo + further, further, furthermore, moreover, to boot, at that, for what it's worth [FWIW], and all, beyond that, withal, plus.
    Ex. Additionally, menu-based information retrieval systems permit the selected option to be indicated on a simple numerical keypad if so designed.
    Ex. This simple observation also goes some of the way towards explaining the variety of tools, methods and systems which are encountered in the organisation knowledge.
    Ex. Cost considerations aside, an informative abstract is to be preferred in most instances.
    Ex. Main classes are divided into subclasses which are further subdivided into form, place, time and subject aspects.
    Ex. Further, no guidance can be expected on alternative terms that are related to the searcher's initial search term.
    Ex. Furthermore, since each systems indexes a separate set of documents, each system will have a different natural indexing language.
    Ex. Moreover, it was stated that only selected elements of subject indexing will be included.
    Ex. Such information will soon be replete with the requisite illustrations and, if need be, with sound explanations to boot.
    Ex. Terry Lugg, on the other hand, is a much less active borrower, though more active than Stephen Hathaway, and takes books from the science collection, the pure sciences at that.
    Ex. For what it's worth, you can greatly extend the range by using an antenna.
    Ex. There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.
    Ex. Beyond that, a library can create these commons in cyberspace as well as in public buildings = Más aún, la biblioteca puede crear estos espacios públicos comunes en el ciberespacio además de en los edificios públicos.
    Ex. And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
    Ex. All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
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    * además de = along with, apart from, as well as, besides, coupled with, in addition (to), over and above, plus, quite apart from, aside from, on top of, other than, complete with, not least, beyond, together with, not to mention.
    * además de eso = add to this, beyond that.
    * además de..., hay otros + Nombre = with..., there are + other + Nombre.
    * además del belga = extra-Belgian.
    * además otro(s) = still (an)other(s).
    * Adjetivo + y además + Adjetivo = Adjetivo + if + Adjetivo.
    * referencia "véase además" = see also reference.
    * véase además = see also.
    * y además = then again, and on top of that.
    * y además otro(s) = still (an)other(s).
    * * *
    1)

    además ¿a mí qué me importa? — anyway, what do I care?

    y es que además, la insultó — on top of everything else he insulted her

    señaló, además, que su objetivo era... — he indicated, furthermore o moreover, that his aim was to... (frml)

    2)

    además de — besides, apart from

    además de eso, está la cuestión del dinero — apart from that there is the question of money

    además de hacerte mal, engorda — besides o apart from o as well as being bad for you, it's also fattening

    además de hacerlos, los diseña — he designs them as well as making them

    * * *
    = additionally, also, aside, Verbo + further, further, furthermore, moreover, to boot, at that, for what it's worth [FWIW], and all, beyond that, withal, plus.

    Ex: Additionally, menu-based information retrieval systems permit the selected option to be indicated on a simple numerical keypad if so designed.

    Ex: This simple observation also goes some of the way towards explaining the variety of tools, methods and systems which are encountered in the organisation knowledge.
    Ex: Cost considerations aside, an informative abstract is to be preferred in most instances.
    Ex: Main classes are divided into subclasses which are further subdivided into form, place, time and subject aspects.
    Ex: Further, no guidance can be expected on alternative terms that are related to the searcher's initial search term.
    Ex: Furthermore, since each systems indexes a separate set of documents, each system will have a different natural indexing language.
    Ex: Moreover, it was stated that only selected elements of subject indexing will be included.
    Ex: Such information will soon be replete with the requisite illustrations and, if need be, with sound explanations to boot.
    Ex: Terry Lugg, on the other hand, is a much less active borrower, though more active than Stephen Hathaway, and takes books from the science collection, the pure sciences at that.
    Ex: For what it's worth, you can greatly extend the range by using an antenna.
    Ex: There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.
    Ex: Beyond that, a library can create these commons in cyberspace as well as in public buildings = Más aún, la biblioteca puede crear estos espacios públicos comunes en el ciberespacio además de en los edificios públicos.
    Ex: And withal they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
    Ex: All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    * además de = along with, apart from, as well as, besides, coupled with, in addition (to), over and above, plus, quite apart from, aside from, on top of, other than, complete with, not least, beyond, together with, not to mention.
    * además de eso = add to this, beyond that.
    * además de..., hay otros + Nombre = with..., there are + other + Nombre.
    * además del belga = extra-Belgian.
    * además otro(s) = still (an)other(s).
    * Adjetivo + y además + Adjetivo = Adjetivo + if + Adjetivo.
    * referencia "véase además" = see also reference.
    * véase además = see also.
    * y además = then again, and on top of that.
    * y además otro(s) = still (an)other(s).

    * * *
    A
    estudia y además trabaja she's working as well as studying
    es caro y además no te queda bien it's expensive, and anyway o besides, it doesn't look right on you
    además ¿a mí qué me importa? anyway, what do I care?
    recuerdo, además, que iba vestida de azul I remember, moreover, that she was wearing blue o furthermore, I remember that she was wearing blue
    señaló, además, que su objetivo era … he indicated, furthermore o moreover, that his aim was to … ( frml)
    se casó con ella por el dinero, … y es que además te lo dice he married her for her money, and what's more, he'll tell you so himself
    B
    además de besides, apart from
    además de caro, es feo y demasiado grande not only is it expensive, it's also ugly and too big, besides being expensive, it's also ugly and too big
    además de + INF:
    además de hacerte mal, engorda apart from o as well as o besides being bad for you, it's also fattening
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    además adverbio
    1

    además habla ruso she speaks Russian as well o too



    además ¿a mí qué me importa? anyway, what do I care?

    2

    además de hacerte mal, engorda besides o apart from being bad for you, it's also fattening;
    además de hacerlos, los diseña he designs them as well as making them
    además adverbio moreover, furthermore: además, es un engreído, besides, he's arrogant
    además de, as well as: además de ser barata, es preciosa, as well as being cheap, it's also beautiful
    ' además' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amén
    - añadidura
    - aparte
    - encima
    - junta
    - junto
    - otra
    - otro
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - poder
    - sobre
    - también
    - lado
    - más
    - parte
    English:
    addition
    - again
    - also
    - bargain
    - besides
    - bonus
    - both
    - furthermore
    - in
    - moreover
    - over
    - plus
    - still
    - well
    - aside
    - further
    - moonlight
    - more
    - that
    - then
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    además adv
    moreover, besides;
    [también] also;
    es guapa y además inteligente she's beautiful, and clever too;
    dijo, además, que no pensaba retirarse she also said that she didn't intend to retire;
    canta muy bien y además toca la guitarra not only does she sing very well, she also plays the guitar;
    no sólo es demasiado grande, sino que además te queda mal it's not just that it's too big, it doesn't suit you either;
    además hay que tener en cuenta que… it should, moreover, be remembered that…;
    además de as well as;
    además de simpático es inteligente as well as being nice, he's intelligent;
    además de perder el partido, enfadaron a la afición on top of losing the match they upset their supporters
    * * *
    I adv as well, besides
    II prp
    :
    además de as well as
    * * *
    además adv
    1) : besides, furthermore
    2)
    además de : in addition to, as well as
    * * *
    además adv
    1. (encima) what's more
    y además, ni siquiera es suyo and what's more, it's not even his
    2. (también) also / as well
    nos dieron comida y, además, algo de dinero they gave us some food and some money as well

    Spanish-English dictionary > además

  • 5 ayudar a conocer mejor

    (v.) = advance + understanding
    Ex. Their efforts are significantly advancing our understanding of climate change.
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    (v.) = advance + understanding

    Ex: Their efforts are significantly advancing our understanding of climate change.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ayudar a conocer mejor

  • 6 balde

    m.
    pail, bucket.
    de balde free (of charge)
    en balde in vain
    pres.subj.
    1st person singular (yo) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: baldar.
    * * *
    1 bucket, pail
    \
    de balde free, for nothing
    en balde in vain
    * * *
    I
    SM (=cubo) bucket, pail

    balde de la basura LAm trash can

    II
    SM
    1)

    de balde(=gratis) (for) free, for nothing

    obtener algo de balde — to get sth (for) free, get sth for nothing

    2)

    estar de balde(=ser superfluo) to be unwanted; (=estorbar) to be in the way

    3)

    ¡ni en balde! — LAm no way! *, not on your life!

    4)

    ¡no de balde! — CAm goodness!, I never noticed!

    * * *
    1) ( cubo) bucket, pail

    caer como un balde de agua fríato come as a complete shock

    de balde< trabajar> for nothing, for free; < viajar> for nothing, (for) free

    * * *
    ----
    * aunque en balde = but (all) to no avail.
    * de balde = for free.
    * en balde = in vain, vainly, to no avail, of no avail.
    * ser en balde = be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * * *
    1) ( cubo) bucket, pail

    caer como un balde de agua fríato come as a complete shock

    de balde< trabajar> for nothing, for free; < viajar> for nothing, (for) free

    * * *
    * aunque en balde = but (all) to no avail.
    * de balde = for free.
    * en balde = in vain, vainly, to no avail, of no avail.
    * ser en balde = be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * * *
    A (cubo) bucket, pail
    caer como un balde de agua fría to come as a complete shock
    la noticia cayó como un balde de agua fría the news came as a complete shock
    Compuesto:
    balde de or del hielo
    (Col, RPl) ice bucket
    B ( en locs):
    de balde: no pretenderás que trabaje de balde I hope you're not expecting me to work for nothing
    viajábamos de balde we used to ride (for) free
    estoy aquí de balde there's no point in me being here o I'm not needed here
    tus excusas están de balde it's no good o it's no use making excuses
    en balde: los vecinos se han quejado muchas veces, pero en balde the neighbors have often complained, but to no avail o in vain
    no en balde no wonder
    no en balde insistía tanto que no fuera no wonder he was so insistent I shouldn't go
    * * *

     

    Del verbo baldar: ( conjugate baldar)

    baldé es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    balde es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

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

    balde sustantivo masculino
    1 ( cubo) bucket, pail;
    caer como un balde de agua fría to come as a complete shock

    2 ( en locs)
    de baldetrabajar/viajar for nothing, for free;

    en balde in vain
    balde 1 sustantivo masculino bucket
    balde 2 locución adverbial 1 de balde, (gratis) free: yo no trabajo de balde, I don't work for nothing 2 en balde, (en vano, para nada) in vain: le hicieron venir en balde, they sent for him in vain
    ' balde' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cubeta
    English:
    bucket
    - pail
    * * *
    balde nm
    1. [cubo] pail, bucket
    CSur balde de hielo ice bucket
    2. Comp
    de balde [gratis] free (of charge);
    yo no trabajo de balde I don't work for nothing o for free;
    estar de balde [estar sin hacer nada] to be hanging around doing nothing;
    en balde: hice un viaje en balde I made a journey for nothing, it was a wasted journey;
    intentaron llamarlo en balde they tried unsuccessfully to call him;
    los años no pasan en balde I'm not getting any younger;
    no en balde es considerado el mejor hospital del país it's not for nothing that it's considered the finest hospital in the country
    * * *
    I m bucket
    II adv
    :
    de balde for nothing;
    en balde in vain
    * * *
    balde nm
    1) cubo: bucket, pail
    2)
    en balde : in vain, to no avail
    * * *
    balde n bowl
    de balde for nothing / free

    Spanish-English dictionary > balde

  • 7 compartir ideas

    (v.) = pool + ideas, share + ideas, share + thoughts, pool + ideas, bounce off + ideas
    Ex. For example, NEMROC provides a forum for libraries in the region of Newcastle with good collections of audio-visual materials to pool their ideas.
    Ex. These press releases are useful as they can indicate which other authorities are working on the same lines so that contact can be made and experience and ideas shared.
    Ex. 'Since we're on the topic,' he sighed, massaging his temples, 'let me share a few other thoughts with you'.
    Ex. For example, NEMROC provides a forum for libraries in the region of Newcastle with good collections of audio-visual materials to pool their ideas.
    Ex. The men outnumbered us women and it was great to be able to chat to them about all kinds of subjects and bounce off ideas.
    * * *
    (v.) = pool + ideas, share + ideas, share + thoughts, pool + ideas, bounce off + ideas

    Ex: For example, NEMROC provides a forum for libraries in the region of Newcastle with good collections of audio-visual materials to pool their ideas.

    Ex: These press releases are useful as they can indicate which other authorities are working on the same lines so that contact can be made and experience and ideas shared.
    Ex: 'Since we're on the topic,' he sighed, massaging his temples, 'let me share a few other thoughts with you'.
    Ex: For example, NEMROC provides a forum for libraries in the region of Newcastle with good collections of audio-visual materials to pool their ideas.
    Ex: The men outnumbered us women and it was great to be able to chat to them about all kinds of subjects and bounce off ideas.

    Spanish-English dictionary > compartir ideas

  • 8 conceder un premio

    (v.) = give + an award, grant + an award
    Ex. A police dog strangled and left unconscious as he helped make an arrest has been given an award.
    Ex. In granting the award, Committee praised the Agency 'for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used'.
    * * *
    (v.) = give + an award, grant + an award

    Ex: A police dog strangled and left unconscious as he helped make an arrest has been given an award.

    Ex: In granting the award, Committee praised the Agency 'for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > conceder un premio

  • 9 coordinar esfuerzos

    v.
    to combine efforts.
    * * *
    (v.) = coordinate + efforts
    Ex. What is required is a recognised organisation to co-ordinate all their efforts.
    * * *
    (v.) = coordinate + efforts

    Ex: What is required is a recognised organisation to co-ordinate all their efforts.

    Spanish-English dictionary > coordinar esfuerzos

  • 10 dar un premio

    (v.) = give + an award, grant + an award
    Ex. A police dog strangled and left unconscious as he helped make an arrest has been given an award.
    Ex. In granting the award, Committee praised the Agency 'for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used'.
    * * *
    (v.) = give + an award, grant + an award

    Ex: A police dog strangled and left unconscious as he helped make an arrest has been given an award.

    Ex: In granting the award, Committee praised the Agency 'for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar un premio

  • 11 encaminar

    v.
    1 to direct (persona, pasos).
    2 to lead, to guide, to show the way, to put on the right road.
    * * *
    1 (guiar, orientar) to direct, guide, set on the right road, put on the right road
    1 (dirigirse) to head (a, for) ( hacia, towards)
    \
    encaminar esfuerzos a to concentrate one's efforts on
    estar bien encaminado,-a to be on the right track
    estar encaminado,-a hacia... to be heading for..., be set for...
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=orientar) [+ plan, esfuerzo] to direct; [+ alumno, hijo] to guide, direct

    el proyecto está encaminado a ayudarles — the plan is designed to help them, the plan is aimed at helping them

    2) (=dirigir) to direct

    encaminó sus pasos hacia el monasterioliter he turned his steps towards the monastery liter

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <intereses/esfuerzos> to direct, channel

    encaminaron sus esfuerzos a... — they channeled their efforts into...

    b) <estudiante/niño> to point... in the right direction
    2.
    encaminarse v pron (liter)
    a) persona ( dirigirse a) to head for/toward(s) something; ( emprender el camino) to set off for/toward(s) something
    b) esfuerzos to be aimed at something, be directed toward(s) something
    * * *
    ----
    * encaminado hacia = set on.
    * encaminar a Alguien = set + Nombre + on course.
    * encaminarse a = head for, head off for/to.
    * encaminarse hacia = be on + Posesivo + way to, be heading towards, head for.
    * encaminarse hacia el oeste = push + westward(s).
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <intereses/esfuerzos> to direct, channel

    encaminaron sus esfuerzos a... — they channeled their efforts into...

    b) <estudiante/niño> to point... in the right direction
    2.
    encaminarse v pron (liter)
    a) persona ( dirigirse a) to head for/toward(s) something; ( emprender el camino) to set off for/toward(s) something
    b) esfuerzos to be aimed at something, be directed toward(s) something
    * * *
    * encaminado hacia = set on.
    * encaminar a Alguien = set + Nombre + on course.
    * encaminarse a = head for, head off for/to.
    * encaminarse hacia = be on + Posesivo + way to, be heading towards, head for.
    * encaminarse hacia el oeste = push + westward(s).
    * * *
    encaminar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹intereses/esfuerzos› to direct, channel
    encaminaron todos sus esfuerzos a la búsqueda de supervivientes they channeled all of their efforts into the search for survivors
    debemos encaminar nuestros pasos hacia otras metas we must aim toward(s) o pursue other goals
    2 ‹estudiante/niño› to point … in the right direction
    1 (hacia un lugar) encaminarse HACIA algo to head FOR/ TOWARD(S) sth, set off FOR/ TOWARD(S) sth
    2 «esfuerzos/capacidad»: encaminarse HACIA algo; to be aimed AT sth, be directed TOWARD(S) sth
    sus esfuerzos se encaminan hacia la posibilidad de … their efforts are aimed at o directed toward(s) the possibility of …
    encaminarse A + INF to be directed TOWARD(S) -ING, be aimed AT -ING
    la investigación se encamina a encontrar una vacuna the research is directed toward(s) o aimed at finding a vaccine
    * * *

    encaminar ( conjugate encaminar) verbo transitivo
    a)intereses/esfuerzos to direct, channel

    b)estudiante/niñoto point … in the right direction

    encaminarse verbo pronominal (liter) encaminarse hacia algo
    a) [ persona] ( dirigirse a) to head for/toward(s) sth;

    ( emprender el camino) to set off for/toward(s) sth
    b) [ esfuerzos] to be aimed at sth, be directed toward(s) sth

    encaminar verbo transitivo to direct
    ' encaminar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dirigir
    - orientar
    * * *
    vt
    1. [dirigir] [persona] to direct, to guide;
    [esfuerzos, intereses, estudios] to direct, to channel;
    encaminaron sus pasos hacia el castillo they made for the castle;
    por esa senda vas mal encaminado you're going the wrong way if you take that path;
    sigue preguntando, que vas bien encaminado keep asking, you're on the right track;
    encaminó todos sus esfuerzos a lograr la paz he directed o channelled all his efforts towards achieving peace;
    han encaminado muy bien las negociaciones the negotiations have been well-conducted;
    supo encaminar su carrera deportiva she made the right choices in her sporting career;
    la tesis va bien/mal encaminada the thesis is going well/badly
    2. [medidas, leyes, actividades] to aim;
    estar encaminado a hacer algo [medidas, actividades] to be aimed at doing sth;
    esta emisora está encaminada a un público más joven this radio station is aimed at a younger audience;
    investigaciones encaminadas a esclarecer los hechos investigations aimed at clarifying the facts
    * * *
    v/t direct
    * * *
    1) : to direct, to channel
    2) : to head in the right direction

    Spanish-English dictionary > encaminar

  • 12 error craso

    m.
    crass error, basic error, bad mistake, gross error.
    * * *
    (n.) = gross mistake, crass mistake, crass error, blunder, monumental mistake, monumental error
    Ex. Unless we are clear about the answers, we are likely to make a number of gross mistakes in trying to bring children and books together in a tensile and lasting connection.
    Ex. We rely on the collective knowledge of our fans to help us catch our crass mistakes.
    Ex. And, since it is based on a series of crass errors, we can well do without it.
    Ex. There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.
    Ex. We apologise for this apparent error of judgement but promise to keep you informed of any other similar monumental mistakes.
    Ex. Iraq and its future will be testimony to one of the most monumental errors in judgement the American and British people have ever made.
    * * *
    (n.) = gross mistake, crass mistake, crass error, blunder, monumental mistake, monumental error

    Ex: Unless we are clear about the answers, we are likely to make a number of gross mistakes in trying to bring children and books together in a tensile and lasting connection.

    Ex: We rely on the collective knowledge of our fans to help us catch our crass mistakes.
    Ex: And, since it is based on a series of crass errors, we can well do without it.
    Ex: There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.
    Ex: We apologise for this apparent error of judgement but promise to keep you informed of any other similar monumental mistakes.
    Ex: Iraq and its future will be testimony to one of the most monumental errors in judgement the American and British people have ever made.

    Spanish-English dictionary > error craso

  • 13 error garrafal

    m.
    blunder, big mistake, goofup, bloomer.
    * * *
    (n.) = blunder, cock-up, crass mistake, crass error, gross mistake, monumental mistake, monumental error, clanger
    Ex. There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.
    Ex. The repatriation of the emigres was a tragic oversight rather than a war crime, a cock-up rather than a conspiracy.
    Ex. We rely on the collective knowledge of our fans to help us catch our crass mistakes.
    Ex. And, since it is based on a series of crass errors, we can well do without it.
    Ex. Unless we are clear about the answers, we are likely to make a number of gross mistakes in trying to bring children and books together in a tensile and lasting connection.
    Ex. We apologise for this apparent error of judgement but promise to keep you informed of any other similar monumental mistakes.
    Ex. Iraq and its future will be testimony to one of the most monumental errors in judgement the American and British people have ever made.
    Ex. Whilst this might work in the short term, this strategy is to be avoided even if the clanger isn't entirely your fault.
    * * *
    (n.) = blunder, cock-up, crass mistake, crass error, gross mistake, monumental mistake, monumental error, clanger

    Ex: There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.

    Ex: The repatriation of the emigres was a tragic oversight rather than a war crime, a cock-up rather than a conspiracy.
    Ex: We rely on the collective knowledge of our fans to help us catch our crass mistakes.
    Ex: And, since it is based on a series of crass errors, we can well do without it.
    Ex: Unless we are clear about the answers, we are likely to make a number of gross mistakes in trying to bring children and books together in a tensile and lasting connection.
    Ex: We apologise for this apparent error of judgement but promise to keep you informed of any other similar monumental mistakes.
    Ex: Iraq and its future will be testimony to one of the most monumental errors in judgement the American and British people have ever made.
    Ex: Whilst this might work in the short term, this strategy is to be avoided even if the clanger isn't entirely your fault.

    Spanish-English dictionary > error garrafal

  • 14 escatimar

    v.
    1 to be sparing with, to skimp on (gastos, comida).
    no escatimar gastos to spare no expense
    2 to spare, to be sparing with, to eke, to hold back on.
    * * *
    1 (escasear) to stint, skimp on
    2 (ahorrar) to save, spare
    \
    no escatimar esfuerzos to spare no efforts
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT (=dar poco) to skimp, be sparing with, stint; (=reducir) to curtail, cut down

    no escatimaba sus alabanzas de... — he was unstinting in his praise of..., he did not stint his praise of...

    * * *
    verbo transitivo <comida/tela> to skimp on, be sparing with
    * * *
    = cut + corners, stint, begrudge, grudge.
    Ex. Consequently, we would probably often consider cutting corners and not effecting the change under all of the added entries.
    Ex. The answer to an inefficient system, however, is not to stint on care, but rather to restructure the system to remove the inflationary pressures.
    Ex. She did not begrudge the money spent on her children's education.
    Ex. He did not grudge them the money, but he grudged terribly the risk which the spending of that money might bring on them.
    ----
    * no escatimar dinero = lavish + money.
    * no escatimar gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstinting, unstintingly, unstintingly.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <comida/tela> to skimp on, be sparing with
    * * *
    = cut + corners, stint, begrudge, grudge.

    Ex: Consequently, we would probably often consider cutting corners and not effecting the change under all of the added entries.

    Ex: The answer to an inefficient system, however, is not to stint on care, but rather to restructure the system to remove the inflationary pressures.
    Ex: She did not begrudge the money spent on her children's education.
    Ex: He did not grudge them the money, but he grudged terribly the risk which the spending of that money might bring on them.
    * no escatimar dinero = lavish + money.
    * no escatimar gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstinting, unstintingly, unstintingly.

    * * *
    escatimar [A1 ]
    vt
    no escatimaron esfuerzos para asegurar el éxito de la misión they spared no effort o they were unstinting in their efforts to ensure the success of the mission
    no le escatimes mantequilla don't skimp on o stint on the butter ( colloq)
    nos escatimaban los materiales they were being very sparing with the materials
    empezó a escatimarles los fondos he began to cut back on their funds
    * * *

    escatimar ( conjugate escatimar) verbo transitivocomida/tela to skimp on, be sparing with;

    escatimar verbo transitivo to skimp on: no escatimaremos esfuerzos/gastos para..., we'll spare no effort/ expense to...

    ' escatimar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    regatear
    English:
    skimp
    - sparing
    - stint
    - scrimp
    - spare
    * * *
    [comida, dinero, medios] to skimp on;
    no escatimar esfuerzos/gastos to spare no effort/expense;
    la prensa no escatimó elogios hacia ella the press was unstinting in its praise for o of her
    * * *
    v/t be mean with, be very sparing with;
    no escatimar esfuerzos be unstinting in one’s efforts, spare no effort
    * * *
    : to skimp on, to be sparing with
    no escatimar esfuerzos: to spare no effort

    Spanish-English dictionary > escatimar

  • 15 foro

    m.
    1 court (of law) (tribunal).
    2 back of the stage (Teatro).
    3 forum.
    foro de debate forum for debate
    4 legal profession.
    5 lease, leasehold.
    * * *
    1 HISTORIA forum
    2 (tribunal) law court, court of justice
    3 (abogacía) bar, legal profession
    4 TEATRO back (of the stage)
    5 (reunión) meeting
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Pol, Hist, Internet) forum; (=reunión) forum, (open) meeting

    foro de discusión — (Internet) discussion forum

    2) (Jur) (=tribunal) court of justice; (=abogados) bar, legal profession

    el Foro Esp Madrid

    3) (Teat) upstage area

    desaparecer o marcharse por el foro — (lit) to exit stage left; (fig) to do a disappearing act

    mutis
    * * *
    a) (Hist) forum
    b) (period) (organismo, reunión) forum
    c) (Teatr) backstage area

    desaparecer or irse por el foro — (fam) to sneak off

    * * *
    = forum [fora, pl.], arena.
    Ex. For example, NEMROC provides a forum for libraries in the region of Newcastle with good collections of audio-visual materials to pool their ideas.
    Ex. This shifts the responsibility for headings and their arrangement into the arena of cataloguers and indexers.
    ----
    * foro abierto = open forum.
    * foro de debate = discussion list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], newsgroup [news group], electronic forum, open forum, e-mail list, distribution list, electronic distribution list, discussion forum.
    * foro de debate en línea = online forum.
    * foro de discusión = newsgroup [news group], electronic forum.
    * foro de noticias = newsgroup [news group].
    * foro internacional = international forum.
    * * *
    a) (Hist) forum
    b) (period) (organismo, reunión) forum
    c) (Teatr) backstage area

    desaparecer or irse por el foro — (fam) to sneak off

    * * *
    = forum [fora, pl.], arena.

    Ex: For example, NEMROC provides a forum for libraries in the region of Newcastle with good collections of audio-visual materials to pool their ideas.

    Ex: This shifts the responsibility for headings and their arrangement into the arena of cataloguers and indexers.
    * foro abierto = open forum.
    * foro de debate = discussion list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], newsgroup [news group], electronic forum, open forum, e-mail list, distribution list, electronic distribution list, discussion forum.
    * foro de debate en línea = online forum.
    * foro de discusión = newsgroup [news group], electronic forum.
    * foro de noticias = newsgroup [news group].
    * foro internacional = international forum.

    * * *
    1 ( Hist) forum
    2 ( period) (organismo) forum; (reunión) meeting, forum
    3 ( Teatr) back of the stage
    desaparecer or irse por el foro ( fam); to sneak off, slip away
    Compuestos:
    chat line
    virtual discussion group
    * * *

     

    foro sustantivo masculino
    1 forum
    2 (de discusión) round table, forum
    Jur law court, court of justice
    3 Teat back (of the stage)
    ♦ Locuciones: hacer mutis por el foro, to keep quiet: se fueron haciendo mutis por el foro, they slipped away
    ' foro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    FORATOM
    English:
    disbar
    - forum
    * * *
    foro nm
    1. [lugar de discusión] forum
    foro de debate forum for debate; Informát foro de discusión discussion group
    2. Teatro back of the stage;
    desaparecer por el foro to slip away unnoticed
    3. Hist [en Roma] forum
    4. [tribunal] court (of law)
    * * *
    m forum;
    irse o
    desaparecer por el foro slip out, slip away
    * * *
    foro nm
    1) : forum
    2) : public assembly, open discussion

    Spanish-English dictionary > foro

  • 16 frustrar el esfuerzo

    (v.) = frustrate + effort
    Ex. Users who experience these situations might get the idea that librarians stay awake nights dreaming up ways to frustrate their efforts to find material in the library.
    * * *
    (v.) = frustrate + effort

    Ex: Users who experience these situations might get the idea that librarians stay awake nights dreaming up ways to frustrate their efforts to find material in the library.

    Spanish-English dictionary > frustrar el esfuerzo

  • 17 gazapo

    m.
    1 young rabbit (animal).
    2 misprint.
    3 error.
    4 bug.
    * * *
    1 ZOOLOGÍA young rabbit
    ————————
    1 (mentira) lie
    2 (error) blunder, slip
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Zool) young rabbit
    2) * (=disparate) blunder *, bloomer *
    3) (=errata) printing error, misprint
    4) (=hombre) (=taimado) sly fellow; (=ladrón) * cat burglar; LAm (=mentiroso) liar
    5) Caribe (=estafa) trick
    * * *
    1) (Zool) young rabbit
    2)
    a) ( errata) misprint, error
    b) (fam) ( equivocación) mistake
    * * *
    = blooper, blunder, clanger.
    Ex. Throughout the year we collect bloopers, funny things that happen while we are producing the program.
    Ex. There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.
    Ex. Whilst this might work in the short term, this strategy is to be avoided even if the clanger isn't entirely your fault.
    * * *
    1) (Zool) young rabbit
    2)
    a) ( errata) misprint, error
    b) (fam) ( equivocación) mistake
    * * *
    = blooper, blunder, clanger.

    Ex: Throughout the year we collect bloopers, funny things that happen while we are producing the program.

    Ex: There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.
    Ex: Whilst this might work in the short term, this strategy is to be avoided even if the clanger isn't entirely your fault.

    * * *
    A ( Zool) young rabbit
    B
    1 (errata) misprint, error
    2 ( fam) (equivocación) mistake
    * * *

    gazapo sustantivo masculino
    1 (error impreso), misprint
    (hablado) mistake
    2 Zool young rabbit
    ' gazapo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    bunny
    * * *
    gazapo nm
    1. [animal] young rabbit
    2. [error] [en texto] misprint;
    [al hablar] slip of the tongue; [en película] goof
    * * *
    m
    1 ZO young rabbit
    2 fam ( equivocación) boo-boo fam
    * * *
    gazapo nm
    1) : young rabbit
    2) : misprint, error

    Spanish-English dictionary > gazapo

  • 18 incluido

    adj.
    included, incorporate.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: incluir.
    * * *
    1 (gen) included; (adjunto) enclosed
    * * *
    = and all, including, complete with, inclusive of.
    Ex. There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.
    Ex. These payments cover the following: tide-over allowances for workers, including redundancy payments, resettlement allowances, and vocational training for those having to change their employment.
    Ex. Such moulds were called double-faced to distinguish them from the ordinary single-faced moulds which continued to be used for making laid paper, complete with bar shadows, for the rest of the eighteenth century.
    Ex. Pagination is inclusive of these sessions.
    ----
    * con todo incluido = with the works!.
    * estar incluido = be embedded.
    * hasta + Nombre + incluido éste = up to and including + Nombre.
    * no estar incluido = be not included.
    * no incluido = unlisted.
    * todo incluido = all-inclusive.
    * * *
    = and all, including, complete with, inclusive of.

    Ex: There is no better way for reference librarians to see how their efforts are perceived by library users than to see themselves in action -- blunders and all.

    Ex: These payments cover the following: tide-over allowances for workers, including redundancy payments, resettlement allowances, and vocational training for those having to change their employment.
    Ex: Such moulds were called double-faced to distinguish them from the ordinary single-faced moulds which continued to be used for making laid paper, complete with bar shadows, for the rest of the eighteenth century.
    Ex: Pagination is inclusive of these sessions.
    * con todo incluido = with the works!.
    * estar incluido = be embedded.
    * hasta + Nombre + incluido éste = up to and including + Nombre.
    * no estar incluido = be not included.
    * no incluido = unlisted.
    * todo incluido = all-inclusive.

    * * *

    Del verbo incluir: ( conjugate incluir)

    incluido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    incluido    
    incluir
    incluir ( conjugate incluir) verbo transitivo
    1 ( comprender)
    a)impuestos/gastos to include;

    $500 todo incluido $500 all inclusive o all in

    b)tema/sección to include, contain

    2 (poner, agregar)


    incluido,-a adjetivo
    1 (después del sustantivo) included
    (antes del sustantivo) including: iremos todos, incluido tú, we shall all go, including you
    IVA incluido, including VAT o VAT included
    servicio no incluido, service not included
    2 (en un sobre, un informe) enclosed
    incluir verbo transitivo
    1 to include: inclúyelo en la lista, include him on the list
    2 (contener) to contain, comprise
    3 (adjuntar) to enclose
    ' incluido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    entrar
    - entre
    - incluida
    - inclusive
    - contar
    - incluir
    - venir
    English:
    all-in
    - listing
    - schedule
    - include
    * * *
    incluido, -a adj
    [franqueo, servicio] included;
    IVA incluido inclusive of VAT;
    hasta el 31 de diciembre incluido up to and including 31 December
    * * *
    prp inclusive
    * * *
    incluido adj including

    Spanish-English dictionary > incluido

  • 19 ingeniarse el modo de

    (v.) = dream up + ways to
    Ex. Users who experience these situations might get the idea that librarians stay awake nights dreaming up ways to frustrate their efforts to find material in the library.
    * * *
    (v.) = dream up + ways to

    Ex: Users who experience these situations might get the idea that librarians stay awake nights dreaming up ways to frustrate their efforts to find material in the library.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ingeniarse el modo de

  • 20 llegar a la conclusión de que

    (v.) = come to + the conclusion that, come up with + the conclusion that, get + the idea that
    Ex. Many librarians have come to the conclusion that the advantages of the dictionary catalogue are outweighed by the associated filing problems.
    Ex. Content analysts, doing their kind of mechanistic time-and-motion studies on 'Till death do us part', might well come up with the conclusion that the greater part of it is straight and explicit racialism.
    Ex. Users who experience these situations might get the idea that librarians stay awake nights dreaming up ways to frustrate their efforts to find material in the library.
    * * *
    (v.) = come to + the conclusion that, come up with + the conclusion that, get + the idea that

    Ex: Many librarians have come to the conclusion that the advantages of the dictionary catalogue are outweighed by the associated filing problems.

    Ex: Content analysts, doing their kind of mechanistic time-and-motion studies on 'Till death do us part', might well come up with the conclusion that the greater part of it is straight and explicit racialism.
    Ex: Users who experience these situations might get the idea that librarians stay awake nights dreaming up ways to frustrate their efforts to find material in the library.

    Spanish-English dictionary > llegar a la conclusión de que

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