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  • 1 política

    f.
    1 politics, political affairs, political playground.
    2 politics.
    3 policy, program.
    4 tact.
    5 politeness.
    * * *
    1 politics
    2 (dirección) policy
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    1. f., (m. - político) 2. f., (m. - político) 3. noun f.
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    SF
    1) (Pol) politics sing
    2) (=programa) policy

    política de ingresos y precios, política de jornales y precios — prices and incomes policy

    política de mano dura — strong-arm policy, tough policy

    política de silla vacía — empty-chair policy, refusal to take one's seat (in parliament)

    política interior[de país] domestic policy; [de organización] internal politics

    3) (=tacto) tact, skill; (=cortesía) politeness, courtesy; (=educación) good manners pl
    * * *
    1) (Pol) politics

    meterse en política — ( como profesión) to go into politics; ( como militante) to get involved in politics

    2) ( postura) policy

    política interior/exterior — domestic/foreign policy

    nuestra política educativa/salarial — our education/wage policy

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    = politics, rationale, elected politics.
    Ex. The social sciences class, 300, subsumes Economics, Politics, Law and Education.
    Ex. CD-ROM publishers are pricing either low or high and seemingly do not know what rationale to use for pricing.
    Ex. Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
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    * adoptar una política = make + policy decisions.
    * atenerse a una política = uphold + policy.
    * cambiar de política a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * confección de políticas = policy making [policy-making/policymaking].
    * cumplir una política = uphold + policy.
    * decisión sobre qué política de actuación seguir = policy decision.
    * dedicarse a la política = politick.
    * de elaboración de políticas = policy-forming.
    * determinación de políticas = policy making [policy-making/policymaking].
    * diseñar una política = draft + policy.
    * elaboración de políticas = policy making [policy-making/policymaking], policy formation, policy formulation.
    * establecer una política = institute + policy.
    * falsa política de integración de minorías = tokenism.
    * fijación de políticas = policy making [policy-making/policymaking].
    * formular una política = frame + policy.
    * hacer cumplir una política = uphold + policy.
    * inmerso en la política = steeped in politics.
    * integración de la perspectiva de género en el conjunto de las políticas = gender mainstreaming.
    * participante en la política = politically active.
    * personalidad en el ámbito de la política = political personality.
    * política administrativa = administrative policy.
    * Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP) = Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
    * política a largo plazo = long term policy.
    * política bibliotecaria = library provision, library policy.
    * política bibliotecaria nacional = national library policy.
    * política científica = research policy, science policy, scientific policy.
    * política cultural = cultural policy.
    * política de actuación = policy.
    * política de adquisiciones = acquisition policy [acquisitions policy], collection development [collections development], selection policy, collection policy.
    * política de ayuda = assistance policy.
    * política de clases = class politics.
    * política de coaliciones = coalition politics.
    * política de competencias = competition policy.
    * política de compras = purchasing policy.
    * política de conservación = preservation policy, conservation policy.
    * política de desarrollo de la colección = collection development policy.
    * política de expurgo = weeding policy.
    * política de fijación de precios = pricing policy.
    * política de financiación = financing policy, funding policy.
    * política de información = information provision, information strategy, information policy.
    * política de información nacional = national information policy.
    * política de inmigración = immigration policy.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * política del poder = power politics.
    * política de multas = fine policy.
    * política de personal = personnel policy, staff policy.
    * política de precios = pricing model, pricing policy.
    * política de preservación = preservation policy.
    * política de privacidad = privacy policy.
    * política de retenciones = retention policy.
    * política de sanciones = fine policy.
    * política de trabajo = policy.
    * política de usuarios = user policy.
    * política económica = political economy.
    * política editorial = editorial policy.
    * política educativa = educational policy.
    * política electoral = election politics.
    * política exterior = foreign policy.
    * política fiscal = fiscal policy.
    * política interna = policy, internal politics.
    * política internacional = international politics.
    * política laboral = labour policy.
    * política monetaria = monetary policy.
    * política nacional = national politics.
    * política pública = public policy.
    * política sancionadora = fine policy.
    * política social = social policy.
    * redactar una política = formulate + policy.
    * responsables de la política científica = science policy makers.
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    1) (Pol) politics

    meterse en política — ( como profesión) to go into politics; ( como militante) to get involved in politics

    2) ( postura) policy

    política interior/exterior — domestic/foreign policy

    nuestra política educativa/salarial — our education/wage policy

    * * *
    = politics, rationale, elected politics.

    Ex: The social sciences class, 300, subsumes Economics, Politics, Law and Education.

    Ex: CD-ROM publishers are pricing either low or high and seemingly do not know what rationale to use for pricing.
    Ex: Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    * adoptar una política = make + policy decisions.
    * atenerse a una política = uphold + policy.
    * cambiar de política a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * confección de políticas = policy making [policy-making/policymaking].
    * cumplir una política = uphold + policy.
    * decisión sobre qué política de actuación seguir = policy decision.
    * dedicarse a la política = politick.
    * de elaboración de políticas = policy-forming.
    * determinación de políticas = policy making [policy-making/policymaking].
    * diseñar una política = draft + policy.
    * elaboración de políticas = policy making [policy-making/policymaking], policy formation, policy formulation.
    * establecer una política = institute + policy.
    * falsa política de integración de minorías = tokenism.
    * fijación de políticas = policy making [policy-making/policymaking].
    * formular una política = frame + policy.
    * hacer cumplir una política = uphold + policy.
    * inmerso en la política = steeped in politics.
    * integración de la perspectiva de género en el conjunto de las políticas = gender mainstreaming.
    * participante en la política = politically active.
    * personalidad en el ámbito de la política = political personality.
    * política administrativa = administrative policy.
    * Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP) = Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
    * política a largo plazo = long term policy.
    * política bibliotecaria = library provision, library policy.
    * política bibliotecaria nacional = national library policy.
    * política científica = research policy, science policy, scientific policy.
    * política cultural = cultural policy.
    * política de actuación = policy.
    * política de adquisiciones = acquisition policy [acquisitions policy], collection development [collections development], selection policy, collection policy.
    * política de ayuda = assistance policy.
    * política de clases = class politics.
    * política de coaliciones = coalition politics.
    * política de competencias = competition policy.
    * política de compras = purchasing policy.
    * política de conservación = preservation policy, conservation policy.
    * política de desarrollo de la colección = collection development policy.
    * política de expurgo = weeding policy.
    * política de fijación de precios = pricing policy.
    * política de financiación = financing policy, funding policy.
    * política de información = information provision, information strategy, information policy.
    * política de información nacional = national information policy.
    * política de inmigración = immigration policy.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * política del poder = power politics.
    * política de multas = fine policy.
    * política de personal = personnel policy, staff policy.
    * política de precios = pricing model, pricing policy.
    * política de preservación = preservation policy.
    * política de privacidad = privacy policy.
    * política de retenciones = retention policy.
    * política de sanciones = fine policy.
    * política de trabajo = policy.
    * política de usuarios = user policy.
    * política económica = political economy.
    * política editorial = editorial policy.
    * política educativa = educational policy.
    * política electoral = election politics.
    * política exterior = foreign policy.
    * política fiscal = fiscal policy.
    * política interna = policy, internal politics.
    * política internacional = international politics.
    * política laboral = labour policy.
    * política monetaria = monetary policy.
    * política nacional = national politics.
    * política pública = public policy.
    * política sancionadora = fine policy.
    * política social = social policy.
    * redactar una política = formulate + policy.
    * responsables de la política científica = science policy makers.

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    A ( Pol) politics
    se dedicó a la política he went into politics
    siempre están hablando de política they are always talking about politics
    meterse en política (como profesión) to go into politics; (como militante) to get involved in politics
    B (postura) policy
    la política económica del gobierno the government's economic policy
    política interior/exterior domestic/foreign policy
    política gubernamental government policy
    política salarial wage policy
    nuestra política educativa our education policy, our policy on education
    una política de negociación a policy of negotiation
    Compuesto:
    (UE) Common European Security and Defence Policy
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    política sustantivo femenino
    1 (Pol) politics
    2 ( postura) policy;
    política interior/exterior domestic/foreign policy

    político,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 political
    2 (parentesco) in-law: se lleva mal con su familia política, he doesn't get on with his in-laws
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino politician
    política sustantivo femenino
    1 politics sing
    2 (forma de actuar) policy
    Recuerda la diferencia entre politics, política (en general), y policy, política (un plan o una serie de medidas): la política agrícola, the agricultural policy. Aunque politics lleva una s final, es un sustantivo singular: Politics is very interesting. La política es muy interesante. El hombre o la mujer que se dedica a la política (un político) se llama politician.
    ' política' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acabar
    - agraria
    - agrario
    - álgida
    - álgido
    - angular
    - batalla
    - comulgar
    - comunitaria
    - comunitario
    - desunir
    - distensión
    - esfera
    - expansionista
    - exterior
    - granjear
    - imponerse
    - introducir
    - izquierda
    - izquierdo
    - octavilla
    - orientarse
    - persecución
    - político
    - propaganda
    - reivindicación
    - rumbo
    - singladura
    - viñeta
    - alejado
    - arena
    - bloque
    - concreto
    - desvincularse
    - discutir
    - eje
    - energético
    - entendido
    - errado
    - familia
    - favorecer
    - filiación
    - hermano
    - hijo
    - interesar
    - interior
    - internacional
    - intervención
    - madre
    - orientar
    English:
    active
    - affair
    - anathema
    - arena
    - assessment
    - border
    - bow out
    - circle
    - clash
    - daughter-in-law
    - employment
    - figure
    - fiscal
    - foreign policy
    - get into
    - go into
    - hands-off
    - high
    - home
    - in-laws
    - instability
    - liberal
    - line
    - lobby
    - mainstream
    - policy
    - political
    - politician
    - politics
    - reshape
    - reversal
    - ruin
    - shadow cabinet
    - switch
    - wing
    - affiliation
    - come
    - dabble
    - government
    - heavyweight
    - housing
    - main
    - unaware
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    1. [arte de gobernar] politics [singular];
    lleva treinta años dedicado a la política he has been in politics for the last thirty years;
    hablar de política to discuss politics, to talk (about) politics
    2. [modo de gobernar, táctica] policy
    UE Política Agrícola Común Common Agricultural Policy;
    la política del avestruz burying one's head in the sand;
    sigue con su política del avestruz he still prefers to bury his head in the sand;
    política comercial trade policy;
    política de empresa company policy;
    política exterior foreign policy;
    política fiscal fiscal policy;
    política monetaria monetary policy;
    UE Política Pesquera Común Common Fisheries Policy;
    política de tierra quemada scorched earth policy
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    f
    1politics sg
    2 orientación policy;
    política ambiental environmental policy
    I adj political
    II m, política f politician
    * * *
    1) : politics
    2) : policy
    * * *
    1. (en general) politics
    ¿te interesa la política? are you interested in politics?
    2. (estrategia) policy [pl. policies]

    Spanish-English dictionary > política

  • 2 política de privacidad

    Ex. Companies should handle consumer information according to enterprise-wide privacy policies.
    * * *

    Ex: Companies should handle consumer information according to enterprise-wide privacy policies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > política de privacidad

  • 3 privacidad

    f.
    privacy.
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    1 privacy
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    noun f.
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    SF (=intimidad) privacy; (=secreto) secrecy
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    femenino privacy
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    Ex. Other walls, where security and privacy are absolutely essential, are not structural and are designed to be easily demounted and erected elsewhere.
    ----
    * derecho a la privacidad = privacy right.
    * Ley del Derecho a la Privacidad = privacy law, privacy protection law, Privacy Act.
    * política de privacidad = privacy policy.
    * violación de la privacidad = breach of privacy.
    * * *
    femenino privacy
    * * *

    Ex: Other walls, where security and privacy are absolutely essential, are not structural and are designed to be easily demounted and erected elsewhere.

    * derecho a la privacidad = privacy right.
    * Ley del Derecho a la Privacidad = privacy law, privacy protection law, Privacy Act.
    * política de privacidad = privacy policy.
    * violación de la privacidad = breach of privacy.

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    privacy
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    privacidad sustantivo femenino
    privacy
    privacidad sustantivo femenino privacy
    ' privacidad' also found in these entries:
    English:
    privacy
    * * *
    privacy
    * * *
    f privacy
    * * *
    : privacy

    Spanish-English dictionary > privacidad

  • 4 aprovechado

    adj.
    1 opportunistic, unscrupulous, cadging, sponging.
    2 hardworking, industrious.
    3 used.
    f. & m.
    free-rider, freeloader, deadbeat, advantage taker.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: aprovechar.
    * * *
    1→ link=aprovechar aprovechar
    1 (tiempo) well used, well spent
    2 (espacio) well-planned
    3 (diligente) diligent, studious, hardworking
    4 (que saca provecho de todo) thrifty, economical, resourceful
    5 peyorativo (egoísta) selfish; (gorrón) sponging, scrounging
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar (gorrón) sponger, scrounger; (oportunista) opportunist
    \
    mal aprovechado,-a wasted
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    1. (f. - aprovechada)
    noun
    2. (f. - aprovechada)
    adj.
    - mal aprovechado
    * * *
    aprovechado, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=usado)

    bien aprovechado[dinero, tiempo] well-spent; [espacio, recursos] well-exploited; [oportunidad] well-taken, well-used

    el espacio está muy bien aprovechado en este apartamento — good use has been made of the space in this flat, the space in this flat has been really well exploited

    mal aprovechado[dinero, tiempo, oportunidad] wasted; [espacio, recursos] badly-exploited

    2) (=oportunista) selfish, self-seeking
    3) (=ahorrador) thrifty
    4) (=aplicado) [trabajador] industrious, hardworking; [alumno] resourceful
    2.
    SM / F (=oportunista)

    es un aprovechadohe's such a scrounger *, he's such an opportunist

    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) ( oportunista) opportunistic
    2) < estudiante> hardworking
    II
    - da masculino, femenino opportunist

    es un aprovechado, viene aquí sólo a comer — he's a real scrounger, he just comes here for the food (colloq)

    * * *
    = opportunistic, abuser, abusive, deadbeat, victimiser [victimizer, -USA].
    Ex. Anita Brack follows the liberal purchasing policy and her reasons include the opinion that censorship is opportunistic and random in its effect.
    Ex. The article 'Are you a user or an abuser?' urges librarians and borrowers to use the library with restraint.
    Ex. This article discusses the ability of privacy laws that are presently on the books to protect us from abusive information collection, dissemination, and management practices.
    Ex. It is generally recognized that collecting money from moneyed deadbeats is as much a social problem as street thuggery.
    Ex. The victimizers acted with impunity & largely went unpunished.
    ----
    * aprovechada de la asistencia social = welfare queen.
    * de un modo aprovechado = opportunistically.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) ( oportunista) opportunistic
    2) < estudiante> hardworking
    II
    - da masculino, femenino opportunist

    es un aprovechado, viene aquí sólo a comer — he's a real scrounger, he just comes here for the food (colloq)

    * * *
    = opportunistic, abuser, abusive, deadbeat, victimiser [victimizer, -USA].

    Ex: Anita Brack follows the liberal purchasing policy and her reasons include the opinion that censorship is opportunistic and random in its effect.

    Ex: The article 'Are you a user or an abuser?' urges librarians and borrowers to use the library with restraint.
    Ex: This article discusses the ability of privacy laws that are presently on the books to protect us from abusive information collection, dissemination, and management practices.
    Ex: It is generally recognized that collecting money from moneyed deadbeats is as much a social problem as street thuggery.
    Ex: The victimizers acted with impunity & largely went unpunished.
    * aprovechada de la asistencia social = welfare queen.
    * de un modo aprovechado = opportunistically.

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    A (oportunista) opportunist; opportunistic
    estos ladrones son muy aprovechados these thieves are real opportunists
    comerciantes aprovechados opportunist shopkeepers
    no seas aprovechado don't take advantage (of the situation)
    B ‹estudiante› hardworking
    C
    bien/mal aprovechado: dinero/tiempo bien aprovechado money/time well spent
    es dinero/tiempo mal aprovechado it's a waste of time/money
    el espacio está muy mal aprovechado the space is very badly used
    masculine, feminine
    opportunist
    estos comerciantes son unos aprovechados these shopkeepers are real opportunists o really take advantage
    es un aprovechado con sus padres he takes advantage of his parents
    es un aprovechado, viene aquí sólo a comer y a beber he's a real scrounger o freeloader o ( BrE) sponger, he just comes here for the food and drink ( colloq)
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    Del verbo aprovechar: ( conjugate aprovechar)

    aprovechado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    aprovechado    
    aprovechar
    aprovechado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1 ( oportunista) opportunistic;

    2 estudiante hardworking
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    opportunist
    aprovechar ( conjugate aprovechar) verbo transitivo
    a)tiempo/espacio/talento to make the most of;

    dinero/tiempo bien aprovechado money/time well spent;

    es espacio mal aprovechado it's a waste of space

    aprovecho la ocasión para decirles que … I would like to take this opportunity to tell you that …

    c) ( usar) to use;

    no tira nada, todo lo aprovecha she doesn't throw anything away, she makes use of everything

    verbo intransitivo:

    ¡que aproveche! enjoy your meal, bon appétit;
    aprovechen ahora, que son jóvenes make the most of it now, while you're young
    aprovecharse verbo pronominal
    a) ( abusar) aprovechadose de algo/algn to take advantage of sth/sb, to exploit sth/sb

    b) ( abusar sexualmente) aprovechadose de algn ‹ de una mujer› to take advantage of sb;

    de un niño to abuse sb
    aprovechado,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (el tiempo, un recurso) well-spent
    2 (el espacio) well-planned
    II m,f pey opportunist, scrounger
    aprovechar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to make the most of: hemos aprovechado mucho el rato, we've done a lot in a short time
    2 (la situación) to take advantage of: aprovechamos la ocasión para explicarle nuestro proyecto, we seized the opportunity to explain our project to him
    II verbo intransitivo ¡que aproveche!, enjoy your meal!, bon appétit!
    ' aprovechado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aprovechar
    - aprovechada
    - mangante
    - abusador
    - gorrero
    - manipulador
    - vivo
    English:
    well-spent
    * * *
    aprovechado, -a
    adj
    1. [caradura]
    es muy aprovechado he's a real opportunist, he always has an eye for the main chance
    2. [bien empleado]
    el espacio en esta habitación está muy bien aprovechado they've made the most of the available space in this room
    3. [aplicado] diligent
    nm,f
    opportunist;
    es un aprovechado he always has an eye for the main chance
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    I adj desp
    opportunistic
    opportunist
    * * *
    aprovechado, -da adj
    1) : diligent, hardworking
    2) : pushy, opportunistic
    aprovechado, -da n
    : pushy person, opportunist

    Spanish-English dictionary > aprovechado

  • 5 control

    m.
    1 control (dominio).
    bajo control under control
    fuera de control out of control
    2 examination, inspection.
    todos los productos pasan un riguroso control all the products are rigorously inspected o examined
    (bajo) control médico (under) medical supervision
    control antidoping dope o drugs test
    control de calidad quality control
    control de existencias stock control
    3 checkpoint.
    control de pasaportes passport control
    4 test (exam).
    5 control (mando).
    el control del encendido/apagado the on/off switch
    control remoto remote control
    6 check, checking, test.
    7 control knob, control, command.
    8 restraint.
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    1 (gen) control
    3 (sitio) checkpoint
    \
    bajo el control de under the supervision of
    estar bajo control to be under control
    estar fuera de control to be out of control
    llevar el control to be in control
    perder el control to lose control
    control a distancia remote control
    control de calidad quality control
    control de natalidad birth control
    control de pasaportes passport control
    control de sí mismo self-control
    control policial roadblock
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    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=dominio, vigilancia) control

    perder el control — to lose control (of o.s.)

    control de o sobre sí mismo — self-control

    2) (=inspección) (Jur) inspection, check; (Com, Econ) audit, auditing
    3) (=puesto) (tb: control de carretera) roadblock; (tb: control de frontera) frontier checkpoint
    4) [de un aparato] control
    5) (=examen) (Educ) test
    6) (Med) test

    control antidopaje — drugs test, dope test

    control antidoping — drug test, dope test

    * * *
    1) ( dominio) control
    3) (en carretera, rally) checkpoint
    4)
    a) ( de aparato) control
    b) controles masculino plural (Rad)
    5)
    a) (Educ) test
    b) (Med) check-up
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    = check, control, grasp, hold, monitoring, regulation, supervision, toll, command, governance, mastery, checkpoint, grip, tracking, span of control, policing, tightening, rule, moderation, vetting.
    Ex. Checks on relationships that must be represented can be executed by examining each card in turn and seeking cards which show related terms.
    Ex. Control is exercised over which terms are used, but otherwise the terms are ordinary words.
    Ex. When an item is in its grasp, it snaps instantly to the next that is suggested by the association of thoughts, in accordance with some intricate web of trails carried by the cells of the brain.
    Ex. SLIS will, however, need to retain a firm hold on their traditional market whilst also meeting more specialised competition.
    Ex. Automatic monitoring of activity on the computer system (i.e., logging transactions) was regarded as a powerful technique for evaluating user system interaction.
    Ex. If administrative regulations, rules, etc., are from jurisdictions in which such regulations, etc., are promulgated by government agencies or agents, enter them under the heading for the agency or agent.
    Ex. The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.
    Ex. Books are primarily repositories of ideas and information, for this reason most of them are used and a panoply of tolls are necessary in order to locate specific items.
    Ex. Businesses are using all of the new communicating technological developments to increase their command over the information they need.
    Ex. Public libraries specifically face enormous problems of funding and governance.
    Ex. The library has proven to be an imperfect panacea, and the librarian has suffered a definite loss of mastery.
    Ex. The article 'The information highway: on ramps, checkpoints, speed bumps and tollbooths' offers a comprehensive snapshot of the current policy and practices regarding the dissemination of government information in electronic form.
    Ex. It is therefore often hard to escape the grip of the official phraseology for fear that, in doing so, the meaning of the material will be altered or lost.
    Ex. Tracking of personal information attached to electronic text supplied by publishers is a potential violator of user privacy.
    Ex. What is needed is for the director to broaden her span of control by eliminating the position of assistant director.
    Ex. The article has the title ' Policing fraud and deceit: the legal aspects of misconduct in scientific enquiry'.
    Ex. Previous policies allowed professional interaction but recent tightening has made that more difficult.
    Ex. The British in Malaya used education as a divisive factor to prolong their rule, while the Americans in the Philippines adopted a 'Philippines for the Filipinos' policy = Los británicos en Malaya usaron la educación como un factor divisorio para prolongar su dominio, mientras los americanos en las Filipinas adoptaron una política de "Las Filipinas para los filipinos".
    Ex. The ETEL system guarantees relevance of the information through moderation by a newspaper editor.
    Ex. Criminal record checks have been an accepted form of pre-employment vetting for those with access to children for some years.
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    * activar un mecanismo de control = set + control.
    * aumentar el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * bajo el control de = under the control of.
    * bola para el control del cursor en pantalla = trackball.
    * bolsa de control de préstamo = book pocket.
    * campaña de control de alcoholemia = drink-drive campaign, anti-drink-drive campaign.
    * campo de control = control field.
    * carácter de control = control character.
    * centro de control = locus of control, mission control.
    * circunstancias que están fuera de + Posesivo + control = circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * código de control = processing code, control code.
    * colección de control = test collection.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * conseguir el control = gain + control (over/of).
    * control al azar = spot check.
    * control antidopaje = drug testing.
    * control antidoping = drug testing.
    * control bibliográfico = bibliographic control, bibliographical control.
    * control bibliográfico internacional = international bibliographical control.
    * Control Bibliográfico Universal (UBC) = UBC (Universal Bibliographic Control).
    * control de acceso = access control.
    * control de adquisiciones = acquisition control.
    * control de armas = arms control.
    * control de armas de fuego = gun control.
    * control de autoridades = authority control.
    * control de calidad = quality assurance (QA), quality control.
    * control de carretera = road check, roadside check, roadblock.
    * control de circulación = circulation control.
    * control de disturbios = riot control.
    * control de flujo del líquido = fluid-control.
    * control de frontera = border checkpoint, border control.
    * control de funcionamiento = benchmark.
    * control de la circulación de publicaciones seriadas = serials circulation control.
    * control de la natalidad = birth control.
    * control del armamento = arms control.
    * control de las enfermedades = disease control.
    * control de las malas hierbas = weed control.
    * control de la temperatura = climatic control.
    * control del estrés = stress management.
    * control de los artículos de las publicaciones periódicas = article-level control.
    * control de los presupuestos = budgetary control.
    * control del peso = weight control.
    * control del poder = hold on power.
    * control de masas = riot control, crowd control.
    * control de materias = subject control.
    * control de multitudes = crowd control.
    * control de plagas = pest control.
    * control de préstamo = circulation control.
    * control de publicaciones periódicas = periodicals control.
    * control de publicaciones seriadas = serials control, periodicals inventory control.
    * control de salida = exit barrier.
    * control de seguridad = security checkpoint.
    * control de volumen = volume controller, volume control.
    * control económico = fiscal control.
    * controles de funcionamiento = benchmarking.
    * controles de rendimiento = benchmark figures.
    * control férreo = iron-fisted grip, iron grip.
    * control fronterizo = border control, border checkpoint.
    * control mental = mind control.
    * control paterno = parental control.
    * control presupuestario = budgetary control.
    * control remoto = remote control, remote controller.
    * control remoto de llavero = key fob.
    * control terminológico = terminology control.
    * control total = stranglehold.
    * dígito de control = check digit.
    * dispararse fuera de control = spiral + out of control.
    * ejercer control = exert + control, wield + control.
    * ejercer control sobre = exercise + control over, have + hold on.
    * en control = controlling.
    * endurecer el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * estrechar el control = tighten + the grip.
    * falta de control = dirty data.
    * fichero de control de publicaciones periódicas = periodicals file [periodical file], periodical holdings file.
    * fuera de control = out-of-control, haywire.
    * fuera del control de = beyond the control of.
    * fuera de + Posesivo + control = beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * grupo de control = control group.
    * hacerse con el control de = take over + control of, take + control of.
    * ingeniería de control = control engineering.
    * lista de control = checklist [check-list].
    * lograr el control = gain + control (over/of).
    * mantener bajo control = keep + a rein on.
    * mantener control = hold + the reins of control.
    * mantener el control = stay in + control.
    * mantener un control férreo sobre = hold + an iron grip on.
    * mecanismo de control = watchdog.
    * medida de control = control measure.
    * módulo de control de autoridades = authority control module.
    * módulo de control de publicaciones seriadas = serials control system, serials control module.
    * no perder el control = stay on top of, stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * número de control = control number.
    * organismo de control = watchdog.
    * palabra de control = control word.
    * panel de control = control panel.
    * perder control = lose + control (of).
    * perder el control = slip beyond + the grasp of, lose + Posesivo + grip, run + amok, sweep + Nombre + off + Posesivo + feet, go to + pieces, go + wild.
    * perder el control de Algo = get out of + hand.
    * perder el control de la situación = things + get out of hand.
    * puesto de control = checkpoint.
    * que escapan a + Posesivo + control = beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * reclamar el control de = make + claim upon.
    * seguir con el control = stay in + control.
    * servicio centralizado de control de publicaciones seriadas = consolidation service.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sistema de control = monitoring system, vetting system.
    * sistema de control de la salida = exit control system.
    * sistema de control de publicaciones seriadas = serials system, serials control system.
    * sobre para el control del préstamo = slip holder pocket.
    * someter a control = place under + control.
    * sujeto de control = control subject.
    * tecla CONTROL = CONTROL key [CTRL key].
    * tecla de control del movimiento horizontal = horizontal positioning key.
    * tecla de control del movimiento vertical = vertical positioning key.
    * tener Algo bajo el control de Uno = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + command.
    * tener control sobre = have + hold on.
    * tomar el control = take + the helm.
    * tomar el control de = take + control of.
    * torno de control de entrada = turnstile.
    * * *
    1) ( dominio) control
    3) (en carretera, rally) checkpoint
    4)
    a) ( de aparato) control
    b) controles masculino plural (Rad)
    5)
    a) (Educ) test
    b) (Med) check-up
    * * *
    = check, control, grasp, hold, monitoring, regulation, supervision, toll, command, governance, mastery, checkpoint, grip, tracking, span of control, policing, tightening, rule, moderation, vetting.

    Ex: Checks on relationships that must be represented can be executed by examining each card in turn and seeking cards which show related terms.

    Ex: Control is exercised over which terms are used, but otherwise the terms are ordinary words.
    Ex: When an item is in its grasp, it snaps instantly to the next that is suggested by the association of thoughts, in accordance with some intricate web of trails carried by the cells of the brain.
    Ex: SLIS will, however, need to retain a firm hold on their traditional market whilst also meeting more specialised competition.
    Ex: Automatic monitoring of activity on the computer system (i.e., logging transactions) was regarded as a powerful technique for evaluating user system interaction.
    Ex: If administrative regulations, rules, etc., are from jurisdictions in which such regulations, etc., are promulgated by government agencies or agents, enter them under the heading for the agency or agent.
    Ex: The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.
    Ex: Books are primarily repositories of ideas and information, for this reason most of them are used and a panoply of tolls are necessary in order to locate specific items.
    Ex: Businesses are using all of the new communicating technological developments to increase their command over the information they need.
    Ex: Public libraries specifically face enormous problems of funding and governance.
    Ex: The library has proven to be an imperfect panacea, and the librarian has suffered a definite loss of mastery.
    Ex: The article 'The information highway: on ramps, checkpoints, speed bumps and tollbooths' offers a comprehensive snapshot of the current policy and practices regarding the dissemination of government information in electronic form.
    Ex: It is therefore often hard to escape the grip of the official phraseology for fear that, in doing so, the meaning of the material will be altered or lost.
    Ex: Tracking of personal information attached to electronic text supplied by publishers is a potential violator of user privacy.
    Ex: What is needed is for the director to broaden her span of control by eliminating the position of assistant director.
    Ex: The article has the title ' Policing fraud and deceit: the legal aspects of misconduct in scientific enquiry'.
    Ex: Previous policies allowed professional interaction but recent tightening has made that more difficult.
    Ex: The British in Malaya used education as a divisive factor to prolong their rule, while the Americans in the Philippines adopted a 'Philippines for the Filipinos' policy = Los británicos en Malaya usaron la educación como un factor divisorio para prolongar su dominio, mientras los americanos en las Filipinas adoptaron una política de "Las Filipinas para los filipinos".
    Ex: The ETEL system guarantees relevance of the information through moderation by a newspaper editor.
    Ex: Criminal record checks have been an accepted form of pre-employment vetting for those with access to children for some years.
    * activar un mecanismo de control = set + control.
    * aumentar el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * bajo el control de = under the control of.
    * bola para el control del cursor en pantalla = trackball.
    * bolsa de control de préstamo = book pocket.
    * campaña de control de alcoholemia = drink-drive campaign, anti-drink-drive campaign.
    * campo de control = control field.
    * carácter de control = control character.
    * centro de control = locus of control, mission control.
    * circunstancias que están fuera de + Posesivo + control = circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * código de control = processing code, control code.
    * colección de control = test collection.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * conseguir el control = gain + control (over/of).
    * control al azar = spot check.
    * control antidopaje = drug testing.
    * control antidoping = drug testing.
    * control bibliográfico = bibliographic control, bibliographical control.
    * control bibliográfico internacional = international bibliographical control.
    * Control Bibliográfico Universal (UBC) = UBC (Universal Bibliographic Control).
    * control de acceso = access control.
    * control de adquisiciones = acquisition control.
    * control de armas = arms control.
    * control de armas de fuego = gun control.
    * control de autoridades = authority control.
    * control de calidad = quality assurance (QA), quality control.
    * control de carretera = road check, roadside check, roadblock.
    * control de circulación = circulation control.
    * control de disturbios = riot control.
    * control de flujo del líquido = fluid-control.
    * control de frontera = border checkpoint, border control.
    * control de funcionamiento = benchmark.
    * control de la circulación de publicaciones seriadas = serials circulation control.
    * control de la natalidad = birth control.
    * control del armamento = arms control.
    * control de las enfermedades = disease control.
    * control de las malas hierbas = weed control.
    * control de la temperatura = climatic control.
    * control del estrés = stress management.
    * control de los artículos de las publicaciones periódicas = article-level control.
    * control de los presupuestos = budgetary control.
    * control del peso = weight control.
    * control del poder = hold on power.
    * control de masas = riot control, crowd control.
    * control de materias = subject control.
    * control de multitudes = crowd control.
    * control de plagas = pest control.
    * control de préstamo = circulation control.
    * control de publicaciones periódicas = periodicals control.
    * control de publicaciones seriadas = serials control, periodicals inventory control.
    * control de salida = exit barrier.
    * control de seguridad = security checkpoint.
    * control de volumen = volume controller, volume control.
    * control económico = fiscal control.
    * controles de funcionamiento = benchmarking.
    * controles de rendimiento = benchmark figures.
    * control férreo = iron-fisted grip, iron grip.
    * control fronterizo = border control, border checkpoint.
    * control mental = mind control.
    * control paterno = parental control.
    * control presupuestario = budgetary control.
    * control remoto = remote control, remote controller.
    * control remoto de llavero = key fob.
    * control terminológico = terminology control.
    * control total = stranglehold.
    * dígito de control = check digit.
    * dispararse fuera de control = spiral + out of control.
    * ejercer control = exert + control, wield + control.
    * ejercer control sobre = exercise + control over, have + hold on.
    * en control = controlling.
    * endurecer el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * estrechar el control = tighten + the grip.
    * falta de control = dirty data.
    * fichero de control de publicaciones periódicas = periodicals file [periodical file], periodical holdings file.
    * fuera de control = out-of-control, haywire.
    * fuera del control de = beyond the control of.
    * fuera de + Posesivo + control = beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * grupo de control = control group.
    * hacerse con el control de = take over + control of, take + control of.
    * ingeniería de control = control engineering.
    * lista de control = checklist [check-list].
    * lograr el control = gain + control (over/of).
    * mantener bajo control = keep + a rein on.
    * mantener control = hold + the reins of control.
    * mantener el control = stay in + control.
    * mantener un control férreo sobre = hold + an iron grip on.
    * mecanismo de control = watchdog.
    * medida de control = control measure.
    * módulo de control de autoridades = authority control module.
    * módulo de control de publicaciones seriadas = serials control system, serials control module.
    * no perder el control = stay on top of, stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * número de control = control number.
    * organismo de control = watchdog.
    * palabra de control = control word.
    * panel de control = control panel.
    * perder control = lose + control (of).
    * perder el control = slip beyond + the grasp of, lose + Posesivo + grip, run + amok, sweep + Nombre + off + Posesivo + feet, go to + pieces, go + wild.
    * perder el control de Algo = get out of + hand.
    * perder el control de la situación = things + get out of hand.
    * puesto de control = checkpoint.
    * que escapan a + Posesivo + control = beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * reclamar el control de = make + claim upon.
    * seguir con el control = stay in + control.
    * servicio centralizado de control de publicaciones seriadas = consolidation service.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sistema de control = monitoring system, vetting system.
    * sistema de control de la salida = exit control system.
    * sistema de control de publicaciones seriadas = serials system, serials control system.
    * sobre para el control del préstamo = slip holder pocket.
    * someter a control = place under + control.
    * sujeto de control = control subject.
    * tecla CONTROL = CONTROL key [CTRL key].
    * tecla de control del movimiento horizontal = horizontal positioning key.
    * tecla de control del movimiento vertical = vertical positioning key.
    * tener Algo bajo el control de Uno = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + command.
    * tener control sobre = have + hold on.
    * tomar el control = take + the helm.
    * tomar el control de = take + control of.
    * torno de control de entrada = turnstile.

    * * *
    A (dominio) control
    la epidemia está bajo control the epidemic is under control
    perdió el control del vehículo he lost control of the vehicle
    el coche giró sin control the car spun, out of control
    perdí el control y le di una bofetada I lost control (of myself) and slapped him
    se hizo con el control de la compañía he gained control of the company
    Compuestos:
    thought control
    budget o budgetary control
    B
    (vigilancia, fiscalización): lleva el control de los gastos she keeps tabs o a check on the money that is spent
    Compuestos:
    arms control
    quality control o check
    credit control
    birth control
    passport control
    control del tráfico or tránsito
    traffic control
    sanitary control
    security check
    C (en la carretera) checkpoint; (en un rally) checkpoint
    D
    1 (de un aparato) control
    el control del volumen/brillo the volume/brightness control
    con Martín en los controles with studio production by Martín
    Compuesto:
    remote control
    funciona a or por control remoto it works by remote control
    E
    1 ( Educ) test
    2 ( Med) check-up
    Compuesto:
    control antidopaje or antidoping
    dope test, drug test
    * * *

     

    control sustantivo masculino
    1 ( en general) control;

    sin control out of control;
    perdí el control I lost control (of myself);
    hacerse con el control de algo to gain control of sth;
    lleva el control de los gastos she keeps a check on the money that is spent;
    control de (la) natalidad birth control;
    control de calidad quality control o check;
    control de pasaportes passport control;
    control remoto remote control
    2 (en carretera, rally) checkpoint
    3
    a) (Educ) test

    b) (Med) check-up;


    control sustantivo masculino
    1 (dominio) control: está todo bajo control, everything is under control
    2 Educ test
    3 (inspección) check
    control de calidad, quality control
    4 (de Policía, militar) checkpoint, roadblock
    5 control remoto, remote control
    ' control' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    absoluta
    - absoluto
    - adueñarse
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - angular
    - autocontrol
    - contención
    - controlar
    - controlarse
    - cuadro
    - descontrol
    - descontrolarse
    - desenfreno
    - disciplina
    - dominar
    - dominación
    - dominarse
    - dominio
    - dueña
    - dueño
    - encima
    - fraude
    - mando
    - moderarse
    - órbita
    - palanca
    - papel
    - planificación
    - potingue
    - pública
    - público
    - regular
    - regulación
    - reportarse
    - reprimirse
    - reprivatizar
    - resbalar
    - retener
    - rienda
    - señorío
    - sofocar
    - teleguiada
    - teleguiado
    - telemando
    - tenerse
    - torre
    - ala
    - anticoncepción
    - apoderarse
    English:
    air traffic control
    - arms control
    - beyond
    - birth control
    - check
    - checkpoint
    - control
    - equity
    - fiendish
    - freak out
    - gain
    - grip
    - hand
    - hit
    - hold
    - knob
    - over
    - override
    - panel
    - passport control
    - pest control
    - piece
    - quality control
    - rein
    - remote control
    - resume
    - roadblock
    - rule
    - runaway
    - self-control
    - speed trap
    - take over
    - tight
    - tighten
    - tighten up
    - time clock
    - time-keeping
    - traffic control
    - unionist
    - volume control
    - watchdog
    - wild
    - air
    - birth
    - boil
    - break
    - compose
    - curb
    - discipline
    - dual
    * * *
    1. [dominio] control;
    bajo control under control;
    fuera de control out of control;
    perder el control [de vehículo] to lose control;
    [perder la calma] to lose one's temper;
    bebe/fuma sin control he drinks/smokes an enormous amount
    Econ control de cambios exchange control; Econ control de costos o Esp costes cost control; Fin control crediticio credit control; Fin control de crédito credit control; Econ control de gestión management control; Econ control de precios price control
    2. [comprobación, verificación] examination, inspection;
    todos los productos pasan un riguroso control all the products are rigorously inspected o examined;
    (bajo) control médico (under) medical supervision;
    él se encarga del control del gasto he is the person in charge of controlling expenditure;
    efectúan un control continuo de su tensión his blood pressure is being continuously monitored
    Informát control de acceso access control;
    el control de acceso al edificio the system controlling access to the building;
    control de alcoholemia breath test, Br Breathalyser® o US Breathalyzer® test;
    control antidoping drugs test;
    control de armamento arms control;
    control de calidad quality control;
    Com control de existencias stock control;
    control financiero financial control;
    Av control de tierra ground control;
    control del tráfico aéreo air-traffic control
    3. [vigilancia] examination;
    un edificio sometido a un fuerte control a building with very heavy security
    4. [de policía] checkpoint;
    [en rally] checkpoint control de pasaportes passport control;
    5. [examen] test, US quiz
    6. Dep [del balón] control;
    tiene un buen control he's got good control
    7. [mando] control;
    el control del encendido/apagado the on/off switch
    control remoto remote control;
    activar algo por control remoto to activate sth by remote control
    8. Rad
    en los controles estuvo Sandra the show was produced by Sandra
    * * *
    m
    1 control;
    perder el control lose control;
    tenerlo todo bajo control have everything under control
    2 ( inspección) check
    * * *
    1) : control
    2) : inspection, check
    3) : checkpoint, roadblock
    * * *
    1. (en general) control
    2. (examen) check
    llevar el control de algo to run something [pt. ran; pp. run]

    Spanish-English dictionary > control

  • 6 puerta

    f.
    1 door.
    de puerta en puerta from door to door
    puerta blindada reinforced door
    puerta corrediza sliding door
    puerta giratoria revolving door
    puerta principal front door; (en casa) main door o entrance (en hotel, museo, hospital)
    puerta trasera back door; (en casa) rear entrance (en hotel, museo, hospital)
    puerta vidriera glass door
    2 gateway, opening.
    3 goal, goalmouth (sport).
    4 gate.
    * * *
    1 door
    2 (verja) gate
    \
    a las puertas de on the threshold of, close to
    a puerta cerrada in private, behind closed doors
    dar a alguien con la puerta en las narices familiar to slam the door in somebody's face
    de puerta a puerta (from) door to door
    de puertas adentro in private
    en puertas very close
    entrar por la puerta grande to make a grand entrance
    salir por la puerta grande to make a grand exit
    puerta corredera sliding door
    puerta de la calle main door, front door
    puerta de servicio service entrance
    puerta giratoria revolving door
    tiro a puerta shot at goal
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) door
    2) gate
    * * *
    SF
    1) [para bloquear el paso] [de casa, vehículo, armario] door; [de jardín, ciudad] gate

    puerta principal[de una casa] front door; [de edificio público] main entrance

    puerta ventana, puerta vidriera — French window

    2) (=abertura en la pared) doorway
    3) [locuciones]

    puerta a puerta, servicio puerta a puerta — door-to-door service

    hacer el puerta a puerta — (Pol) to doorstep

    de puertas abiertas, jornada de puertas abiertas — open day

    a puerta cerrada[gen] behind closed doors; (Jur) in camera

    de puerta en puerta — from door to door

    a las puertas de —

    ahora, a las puertas de la vejez, lo comprendo — now that I am approaching old age, I understand

    en septiembre, ya a las puertas del otoño — in September, with autumn just around the corner

    un sirviente de puertas adentro LAm a live-in servant

    de puertas afuera —

    lo que pasa de puertas afuera(=fuera de casa) what happens outside of this home; (=en el extranjero) what happens abroad

    de puertas afuera se dice que... — publicly it is being said that...

    por la puerta chica —

    estar en puertas —

    equivocarse de puerta —

    por la puerta grande —

    salir por la puerta grande[torero] to make a triumphant exit

    si me voy, lo haré por la puerta grande — if I leave, I'll leave with my head held high

    4) (Aer) gate
    5) (Dep) goal

    un disparo o remate a puerta — a shot at goal

    6) (Inform) port
    * * *
    1) (de casa, coche, horno) door; (en jardín, valla) gate

    llamar a la puerta — to ring the doorbell/knock on the door

    de puerta a puerta tardo media hora — it takes me half an hour, door to door

    coger la puerta (y largarse) — (Esp fam) to leave

    darle con la puerta en las narices a alguiento slam the door in somebody's face

    de puertas (para) adentro — in private, behind closed doors

    de puertas para fuera or (AmL) puertas afuera — in public

    en puertas: la Navidad está en puertas Christmas is just around the corner; estar a las puertas de algo: el ejército estaba ya a las puertas de la ciudad the army was already at the gates of the city; estaba a las puertas de la muerte he was at death's door; se quedó a las puertas del triunfo she narrowly missed winning; por la puerta grande: el torero salió por la puerta grande the bullfighter made a triumphal exit; volvió a Hollywood por la puerta grande — she returned to Hollywood in triumph

    2) (Dep)

    un tiro or remate a puerta — a shot (at goal)

    b) ( en esquí) gate
    * * *
    = door, doorway, gate, backyard.
    Ex. If it were decided to introduce a cloakroom, it would be planned in the space presently used by either newspapers or the short-loan collection, by opening a door from the entrance lobby.
    Ex. Heads started appearing in the doorway, muttering, 'Oh! So this is the library'.
    Ex. The fifth kind of relationship is that in which an entity is defined by one of its attributes; for example, in Lewis Carroll's poem, 'I'll tell thee everything I can: I saw an aged, aged man, a-sitting on a gate'.
    Ex. The article 'Coming soon to your backyard' argues that Britain has the highest potential for wind power in Europe.
    ----
    * abrir la puerta a = throw + open the door to.
    * abrir la puerta empujándola = push + open + door.
    * abrir las puertas de = unlock.
    * abrir puertas = open + avenues, open + doors.
    * acompañar a la puerta = usher + Nombre + out.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * coche de cinco puertas = hatchback.
    * dejar la puerta abierta a = open + the door to.
    * dejar la puerta abierta de par en par = leave + the door wide open.
    * de puertas abiertas = open door.
    * de puertas adentro = back-office.
    * de puertas hacia dentro = backroom.
    * esterilla de la puerta = doormat.
    * hablando de Roma, por la puerta asoma = speak of the devil, talk of the devil.
    * imán para la puerta del frigorífico = refrigerator magnet.
    * imán para la puerta del frigorífico = fridge magnet.
    * jamba de la puerta = door jamb.
    * jornada de puertas abiertas = open day.
    * llamar a la puerta = knock on + door, rap at + door.
    * manilla de la puerta = door handle.
    * manivela de la puerta = door handle.
    * marco de la puerta = door frame.
    * pomo de la puerta = doorknob.
    * puerta automática = automatic door.
    * puerta batiente = swinging door, swing door.
    * puerta corredera = sliding door.
    * puerta corredera automática = automatic sliding door.
    * puerta corredera de cristal = sliding glass door.
    * puerta de acceso = gateway.
    * puerta de cristales = glazed door.
    * puerta de embarque = boarding gate.
    * puerta de entrada = entrance gate, entrance door.
    * puerta de la ciudad = city gate.
    * puerta del maletero = tailgate.
    * puerta de salida = exit door.
    * puerta en enlace = gateway.
    * puerta giratoria = revolving door.
    * puerta lateral = side door.
    * puerta oscilante = swinging door, swing door.
    * puerta principal = front door.
    * puertas abiertas = open house.
    * puerta trasera = back door.
    * recogida en su propia puerta = kerbside collection, curbside collection.
    * reunión a puertas abiertas = open meeting.
    * ser una puerta abierta a = be an open invitation to.
    * sesión de puertas abiertas = public hearing, open hearing.
    * timbre de la puerta = doorbell.
    * umbral de la puerta = doorstep.
    * * *
    1) (de casa, coche, horno) door; (en jardín, valla) gate

    llamar a la puerta — to ring the doorbell/knock on the door

    de puerta a puerta tardo media hora — it takes me half an hour, door to door

    coger la puerta (y largarse) — (Esp fam) to leave

    darle con la puerta en las narices a alguiento slam the door in somebody's face

    de puertas (para) adentro — in private, behind closed doors

    de puertas para fuera or (AmL) puertas afuera — in public

    en puertas: la Navidad está en puertas Christmas is just around the corner; estar a las puertas de algo: el ejército estaba ya a las puertas de la ciudad the army was already at the gates of the city; estaba a las puertas de la muerte he was at death's door; se quedó a las puertas del triunfo she narrowly missed winning; por la puerta grande: el torero salió por la puerta grande the bullfighter made a triumphal exit; volvió a Hollywood por la puerta grande — she returned to Hollywood in triumph

    2) (Dep)

    un tiro or remate a puerta — a shot (at goal)

    b) ( en esquí) gate
    * * *
    = door, doorway, gate, backyard.

    Ex: If it were decided to introduce a cloakroom, it would be planned in the space presently used by either newspapers or the short-loan collection, by opening a door from the entrance lobby.

    Ex: Heads started appearing in the doorway, muttering, 'Oh! So this is the library'.
    Ex: The fifth kind of relationship is that in which an entity is defined by one of its attributes; for example, in Lewis Carroll's poem, 'I'll tell thee everything I can: I saw an aged, aged man, a-sitting on a gate'.
    Ex: The article 'Coming soon to your backyard' argues that Britain has the highest potential for wind power in Europe.
    * abrir la puerta a = throw + open the door to.
    * abrir la puerta empujándola = push + open + door.
    * abrir las puertas de = unlock.
    * abrir puertas = open + avenues, open + doors.
    * acompañar a la puerta = usher + Nombre + out.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * coche de cinco puertas = hatchback.
    * dejar la puerta abierta a = open + the door to.
    * dejar la puerta abierta de par en par = leave + the door wide open.
    * de puertas abiertas = open door.
    * de puertas adentro = back-office.
    * de puertas hacia dentro = backroom.
    * esterilla de la puerta = doormat.
    * hablando de Roma, por la puerta asoma = speak of the devil, talk of the devil.
    * imán para la puerta del frigorífico = refrigerator magnet.
    * imán para la puerta del frigorífico = fridge magnet.
    * jamba de la puerta = door jamb.
    * jornada de puertas abiertas = open day.
    * llamar a la puerta = knock on + door, rap at + door.
    * manilla de la puerta = door handle.
    * manivela de la puerta = door handle.
    * marco de la puerta = door frame.
    * pomo de la puerta = doorknob.
    * puerta automática = automatic door.
    * puerta batiente = swinging door, swing door.
    * puerta corredera = sliding door.
    * puerta corredera automática = automatic sliding door.
    * puerta corredera de cristal = sliding glass door.
    * puerta de acceso = gateway.
    * puerta de cristales = glazed door.
    * puerta de embarque = boarding gate.
    * puerta de entrada = entrance gate, entrance door.
    * puerta de la ciudad = city gate.
    * puerta del maletero = tailgate.
    * puerta de salida = exit door.
    * puerta en enlace = gateway.
    * puerta giratoria = revolving door.
    * puerta lateral = side door.
    * puerta oscilante = swinging door, swing door.
    * puerta principal = front door.
    * puertas abiertas = open house.
    * puerta trasera = back door.
    * recogida en su propia puerta = kerbside collection, curbside collection.
    * reunión a puertas abiertas = open meeting.
    * ser una puerta abierta a = be an open invitation to.
    * sesión de puertas abiertas = public hearing, open hearing.
    * timbre de la puerta = doorbell.
    * umbral de la puerta = doorstep.

    * * *
    A (de una casa, un coche) door; (de un horno, lavaplatos) door; (en un jardín, una valla) gate
    te espero en la puerta del teatro I'll meet you at the entrance of the theater
    tropezamos en la puerta we collided in the doorway
    te acompaño a la puerta I'll see o show you out
    no la dejan ni salir a la puerta they won't even let her set foot outside the door
    si no estás conforme, ya sabes donde está la puerta or ahí tienes la puerta if you don't agree, you know where the door is
    servicio puerta a puerta door-to-door service
    de puerta a puerta tardo media hora it takes me half an hour, door to door
    alguien llamó a la puerta somebody rang the doorbell/knocked on the door
    abre/cierra la puerta open/close the door
    no están dispuestos a abrir las puertas a la democracia they are not prepared to open their doors to democracy
    su intransigencia cerró las puertas a un acuerdo her intransigence put an end to o put paid to any hope of an agreement
    cuando cambió de idea, encontró la puerta cerrada when he changed his mind he found that he had missed his chance
    un coche de dos puertas a two-door car
    [ S ] necesito empleada puertas adentro ( Chi); live-in maid required
    [ S ] se necesita empleada puertas afuera ( Chi); daily help needed
    trabajo puertas afuera ( Chi); I don't live in
    a puerta(s) cerrada(s) behind closed doors
    la reunión se celebró a puerta(s) cerrada(s) the meeting was held in private o in camera o behind closed doors
    la causa se vio a puerta cerrada the case was heard in camera
    darle con la puerta en las narices a algn to slam the door in sb's face
    le pedí ayuda y me dio con la puerta en las narices I asked him for help and he refused point blank
    de puertas (para) adentro in private, behind closed doors
    de puertas para fuera or ( AmL) puertas afuera in public
    en puerta ( RPl); on the way
    me parece que hay casamiento en puerta I think there's a wedding on the way o I think I hear the sound of wedding bells
    en puertas: la Navidad está en puertas Christmas is just around the corner o is very close now o is almost upon us
    estar a las puertas de algo: el ejército estaba ya a las puertas de la ciudad the army was already at the gates of the city
    estaba a las puertas de la muerte he was at death's door
    se quedó a las puertas del triunfo she narrowly missed winning
    ir de puerta en puerta (literal) to go from door to door
    tuve que ir de puerta en puerta por todas las editoriales I had to do the rounds of all the publishers, I had to go from one publisher to another
    fui de puerta en puerta pidiendo ayuda I went around (to) everybody asking for help
    llamar a todas las puertas to go anywhere/ask anyone for help
    cuando una puerta se cierra otra se abre as one door closes so another one opens
    por la puerta grande: el torero salió por la puerta grande the bullfighter made a triumphal exit
    hizo su debut en el teatro por la puerta grande he made a grand entrance to the theatrical world
    Compuestos:
    inside door
    puerta corredera or corrediza
    sliding door
    sliding door
    gate
    (de una casa) front door; (de un edificio) main door o entrance
    service entrance, tradesman's entrance ( BrE)
    swing door
    revolving door
    back door
    French door(s) ( AmE), French window(s) ( BrE)
    B ( Dep)
    1
    (en fútbol): un tiro or remate a puerta a shot (at goal)
    saca de puerta Esnaola Esnaola takes the goal kick
    marcó a puerta vacía he put the ball into the empty net
    C ( Inf) gate
    * * *

     

    puerta sustantivo femenino (de casa, coche, horno) door;
    (en jardín, valla) gate;
    llamar a la puerta to ring the doorbell/knock on the door;

    te espero en la puerta del teatro I'll meet you at the entrance of the theater;
    te acompaño a la puerta I'll see o show you out;
    servicio puerta a puerta door-to-door service;
    un coche de dos puertas a two-door car;
    puerta de embarque gate;
    puerta principal or de la calle ( de casa) front door;

    ( de edificio público) main door or entrance;

    puerta sustantivo femenino
    1 door
    (en una valla, de una ciudad) gate
    puerta corredera, sliding door
    puerta de embarque, (boarding) gate
    puerta principal (de edificio), main entrance
    2 Dep goal
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar cogió la puerta, off he went
    dar con la puerta en las narices a alguien, to slam the door in sb's face
    a puerta cerrada, behind closed doors
    a las puertas, near: está a las puertas de la muerte, he's at death's door
    se quedaron a las puertas de la victoria, they narrowly failed to achieve their victory
    de puertas adentro, in private
    de puertas afuera, in public
    por la puerta grande, in triumph
    en puertas, just around the corner: el otoño está en puertas, autumn is almost here

    ' puerta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abalanzarse
    - acompañar
    - aglomerarse
    - al
    - antepenúltima
    - antepenúltimo
    - aporrear
    - batirse
    - blindada
    - blindado
    - calambre
    - cancelar
    - carril
    - cegar
    - cerrada
    - cerrado
    - cerrarse
    - cierre
    - comunicar
    - corredera
    - corredero
    - crujido
    - dar
    - de
    - debajo
    - delante
    - desatrancar
    - desencajada
    - desencajado
    - desquiciar
    - disparar
    - embarque
    - enfrente
    - entornar
    - entornada
    - entornado
    - entreabierta
    - entreabierto
    - falsa
    - falso
    - golpe
    - golpear
    - hoja
    - larguero
    - legión
    - madera
    - marco
    - montante
    - oxidada
    - oxidado
    English:
    ajar
    - answer
    - at
    - back
    - bang
    - bar
    - behind
    - blast
    - block up
    - bolt
    - break down
    - busy
    - by
    - catch
    - chink
    - close
    - courteous
    - dash
    - departure gate
    - disturbing
    - door
    - door stop
    - door stopper
    - door-to-door
    - doorbell
    - elaborate
    - exit
    - fix
    - force
    - fourth
    - frame
    - French door
    - French window
    - frisk
    - front door
    - gape
    - gate
    - gateway
    - get
    - goal
    - grab
    - handle
    - hurtle
    - instruct
    - itself
    - jam
    - jump leads
    - key
    - knob
    - knock
    * * *
    nf
    1. [de casa, habitación, vehículo, armario] door;
    [de jardín, ciudad, aeropuerto] gate;
    te acompaño hasta la puerta I'll see you out;
    cerrar la puerta a alguien to close the door on sb;
    echar la puerta abajo to knock the door down;
    te espero en la o [m5] a la puerta del cine I'll wait for you outside the entrance to the cinema;
    llaman a la puerta there's somebody at the door;
    viven en la puerta de al lado they live next door;
    no obstruyan las puertas [en letrero] keep the doors clear;
    un turismo de cuatro puertas a four-door saloon;
    servicio (de) puerta a puerta door-to-door service;
    de puerta en puerta from door to door;
    se gana la vida vendiendo de puerta en puerta he's a door-to-door salesman;
    su despacho y el mío están puerta con puerta his office is right next to mine;
    a las puertas de [muy cerca de] on the verge of;
    se quedó a las puertas de batir el récord she came within an inch of beating the record;
    a las puertas de la muerte at death's door;
    a puerta cerrada [reunión] behind closed doors;
    [juicio] in camera; [partido] behind closed gates, in an empty stadium;
    de puertas adentro: no me importa lo que hagas de puertas adentro I don't care what you do in the privacy of your own home;
    de puertas afuera: de puertas afuera parecía una persona muy amable he seemed like a nice person to the outside world;
    Esp Fam
    dar puerta a alguien to give sb the boot, to send sb packing;
    dar a alguien con la puerta en las narices to slam the door in sb's face;
    RP Fam
    en puerta: parece que hay casorio en puerta I think I can hear wedding bells (ringing);
    estar en puertas [acercarse] to be knocking on the door, to be imminent;
    estar en puertas de hacer algo [a punto de] to be about to do sth, to be on the verge of doing sth;
    Méx Fam
    no hallar la puerta: ya no hallo la puerta [no aguanto más] I can't take any more;
    Alma no halla la puerta con las exigencias de su jefa [no tiene tregua] Alma doesn't get a moment's peace with her boss's constant demands;
    salir por la puerta grande to make a triumphant exit
    puerta blindada reinforced door;
    puerta corredera sliding door;
    puerta corrediza sliding door;
    puerta de embarque [en aeropuerto] departure gate;
    puerta falsa secret door;
    puerta giratoria revolving door;
    puerta principal [en casa] front door;
    [en hotel, museo, hospital] main door o entrance;
    puerta de servicio service entrance;
    puerta trasera [en casa] back door;
    [en hotel, museo, hospital] rear entrance;
    puerta vidriera glass door
    2. [posibilidad] gateway, opening;
    dejó una puerta abierta a otras sugerencias she left the door open to other suggestions;
    cerró la puerta a cualquier negociación he closed the door on o put an end to any prospect of negotiation;
    se le cerraban todas las puertas he found all avenues blocked
    3. Dep [portería] goal, goalmouth;
    hubo varios tiros o [m5] remates a puerta there were several shots on goal;
    marcar a puerta vacía to put the ball into an empty net;
    fallar un gol a puerta vacía to miss an open goal;
    va a sacar de puerta el guardameta the goalkeeper is going to take the goal kick
    4. Dep [en esquí, piragüismo] gate
    5. Informát gate
    interj
    Esp Fam [¡largo!] the door's over there!, get out!
    * * *
    f
    1 en pared door; en valla gate;
    a puerta cerrada JUR in camera;
    por la puerta grande fig in triumph;
    en puertas be very near;
    abrir la(s) puerta(s) a algo fig open one’s doors to sth;
    dar puerta a alguien fam show s.o. the door;
    dar a alguien con la puerta en las narices tb fig slam the door in s.o.’s face;
    de puertas (para) adentro in private, behind closed doors;
    2 DEP goal;
    disparos a puerta shots on goal
    * * *
    puerta nf
    1) : door, entrance, gate
    2)
    a puerta cerrada : behind closed doors
    * * *
    1. (en general) door
    2. (de un jardín, ciudad) gate
    3. (portería) goal

    Spanish-English dictionary > puerta

  • 7 transgresión

    f.
    transgression, trespass.
    * * *
    1 transgression
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino (frml) transgression (frml)
    * * *
    = transgression, trespass, wrongdoing, contravention, trespassing, violation.
    Ex. Similarly, a class that has been involved in a telling-off for any one of the myriad trivial transgressions their flesh is heir to can arrive at the next lesson aggressively uncooperative or giggly.
    Ex. The author describes laws applicable to breaches of privacy dealing with: the laws of privacy, confidence, trespass, nuisance, defamation and theft.
    Ex. His doctrine that even venial wrongdoing is worse than any natural calamity implies that we ought to refrain from such wrongdoing even if calamity results.
    Ex. Some local authorities are currently under investigation for their alleged contravention of the Rome Treaty by their imposition of a 'buy British' requirement.
    Ex. The article 'Does online editing promote trespassing?' discusses the ethical implications of granting editors on-line access to authors' document files.
    Ex. Although the application of policies requires an exercise of judgment, violation of the policy under the guise of 'flexibility' should be avoided.
    * * *
    femenino (frml) transgression (frml)
    * * *
    = transgression, trespass, wrongdoing, contravention, trespassing, violation.

    Ex: Similarly, a class that has been involved in a telling-off for any one of the myriad trivial transgressions their flesh is heir to can arrive at the next lesson aggressively uncooperative or giggly.

    Ex: The author describes laws applicable to breaches of privacy dealing with: the laws of privacy, confidence, trespass, nuisance, defamation and theft.
    Ex: His doctrine that even venial wrongdoing is worse than any natural calamity implies that we ought to refrain from such wrongdoing even if calamity results.
    Ex: Some local authorities are currently under investigation for their alleged contravention of the Rome Treaty by their imposition of a 'buy British' requirement.
    Ex: The article 'Does online editing promote trespassing?' discusses the ethical implications of granting editors on-line access to authors' document files.
    Ex: Although the application of policies requires an exercise of judgment, violation of the policy under the guise of 'flexibility' should be avoided.

    * * *
    ( frml)
    transgression ( frml), infringement
    * * *

    transgresión sustantivo femenino (frml) transgression (frml)
    transgresión sustantivo femenino breaking
    ' transgresión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    quebrantamiento
    - trasgresión
    English:
    transgression
    * * *
    transgresión, trasgresión nf
    transgression
    * * *
    f infringement, transgression

    Spanish-English dictionary > transgresión

  • 8 violación

    f.
    1 violation, breach, infraction, transgression.
    2 rape, forcible sexual intercourse, ravishment, violation.
    Ella restriega su desamor She rubs in her lack of love.
    * * *
    1 (transgresión) violation, infringement
    2 (de persona) rape
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) rape
    * * *
    SF
    1) (sexual) rape
    2) [de ley] infringement; [de acuerdo, principio] violation, breach; [de derecho, territorio] violation
    3) (=profanación) violation
    * * *
    a) ( de persona) rape
    b) (de ley, acuerdo, derecho) violation; ( de templo) violation
    * * *
    = infringement, violation, rape, breach.
    Ex. Strictly speaking, the word piracy or infringement can be applied only to the flowing back of unauthorised reproductions to countries of origen = En su estricto sentido, la palabra piratería o infracción puede aplicarse solamente a la entrada de vuelta a los países de origen de reproducciones que se hayan hecho sin la debida autorización.
    Ex. Although the application of policies requires an exercise of judgment, violation of the policy under the guise of 'flexibility' should be avoided.
    Ex. Crimes against the person include homicide, rape, assault and robbery.
    Ex. The key is through controls, which must be built in so that breaches are detected.
    ----
    * mito de la violación = rape myth.
    * violación cometida por la persona con quien se ha tenido una cita = date rape.
    * violación de la intimidad = breach of privacy, invasion of privacy.
    * violación de la ley = breach of legislation.
    * violación de la privacidad = breach of privacy.
    * violación del derecho de la gente a + Nombre = invasion of people's right to + Nombre.
    * violación de los derechos humanos = violation of human rights, human rights abuse.
    * violación en el matrimonio = marital rape.
    * violación en grupo = gang rape.
    * violación marital = marital rape.
    * violación matrimonial = marital rape.
    * * *
    a) ( de persona) rape
    b) (de ley, acuerdo, derecho) violation; ( de templo) violation
    * * *
    = infringement, violation, rape, breach.

    Ex: Strictly speaking, the word piracy or infringement can be applied only to the flowing back of unauthorised reproductions to countries of origen = En su estricto sentido, la palabra piratería o infracción puede aplicarse solamente a la entrada de vuelta a los países de origen de reproducciones que se hayan hecho sin la debida autorización.

    Ex: Although the application of policies requires an exercise of judgment, violation of the policy under the guise of 'flexibility' should be avoided.
    Ex: Crimes against the person include homicide, rape, assault and robbery.
    Ex: The key is through controls, which must be built in so that breaches are detected.
    * mito de la violación = rape myth.
    * violación cometida por la persona con quien se ha tenido una cita = date rape.
    * violación de la intimidad = breach of privacy, invasion of privacy.
    * violación de la ley = breach of legislation.
    * violación de la privacidad = breach of privacy.
    * violación del derecho de la gente a + Nombre = invasion of people's right to + Nombre.
    * violación de los derechos humanos = violation of human rights, human rights abuse.
    * violación en el matrimonio = marital rape.
    * violación en grupo = gang rape.
    * violación marital = marital rape.
    * violación matrimonial = marital rape.

    * * *
    2 (de una ley, un acuerdo) violation, breaking
    violación de los derechos humanos violation of human rights
    la violación de nuestras aguas territoriales/nuestro espacio aéreo the violation of our territorial waters/our airspace
    3 (de un templo) violation
    Compuestos:
    ( Ven) unlawful entry
    ( Inf) security hole
    * * *

    violación sustantivo femenino

    b) (de ley, acuerdo, derecho) violation;

    ( de templo) violation
    violación sustantivo femenino
    1 (de una ley, contrato, etc) violation
    2 (delito sexual) rape
    ' violación' also found in these entries:
    English:
    abuse
    - clear-cut
    - gang bang
    - infringement
    - intrusion
    - outrage
    - rape
    - violation
    - date
    * * *
    1. [de persona] rape
    2. [de ley, derechos] violation, infringement;
    violación del espacio aéreo panameño violation of Panama's airspace
    Der violación de domicilio unlawful entry
    3. [en baloncesto] violation
    * * *
    f
    1 rape
    2 de derechos, en baloncesto violation
    * * *
    violación nf, pl - ciones
    1) : violation, offense
    2) : rape

    Spanish-English dictionary > violación

  • 9 personal

    adj.
    personal.
    una opinión/pregunta personal a personal opinion/question
    personal e intransferible non-transferable
    f.
    personal foul.
    m.
    staff, personnel (trabajadores).
    personal docente teaching staff
    personal mínimo skeleton staff
    personal en plantilla in-house staff
    personal sanitario health workers
    personal de tierra ground crew
    * * *
    1 personal
    1 (de una empresa) personnel, staff
    2 familiar (gente) everyone, everybody
    1 DEPORTE (falta) personal foul
    \
    personal docente teaching staff
    * * *
    1. adj. 2. noun m.
    staff, personnel
    * * *
    1.
    2. SM
    1) (=plantilla) staff, personnel; ( esp Mil) force; (Náut) crew, complement

    personal de tierra — (Aer) ground crew, ground staff

    2) * (=gente) people
    3.
    SF (Baloncesto) personal foul
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo personal
    II
    a) (de fábrica, empresa) personnel (pl), staff (sing or pl)
    b) (Esp fam & hum) ( gente) people
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo personal
    II
    a) (de fábrica, empresa) personnel (pl), staff (sing or pl)
    b) (Esp fam & hum) ( gente) people
    * * *
    personal1
    1 = manpower, manpower force, personnel, staff, staffing, work-force [workforce], crew.

    Ex: The question has been raised as to the manpower required to produce the ever-increasing number of abstracts.

    Ex: This article focusses attention on formulating plans and policy for building up a manpower force for modernising library and information systems India within the next 5 years.
    Ex: Application areas include: personnel records, mailing lists, accident and incident records, clinical and health records, committee minutes and records, and so on.
    Ex: The current LC MARC data base contains both records created by the LC staff and those created by co-operating libraries and verified by the LC.
    Ex: During the discussions it became apparent that the most pressing issues of staffing, resources, procedural complexities and educational opportunities related to IT.
    Ex: Employers of library and information staff have to develop and maintain skills within the workforce.
    Ex: Phillips has 12 installations with a crew of 15-450 men.
    * actitud del personal = staff attitude.
    * administración de personal = personnel administration.
    * ahorro de personal = staff saving.
    * apoyo del personal = staff support.
    * asignar personal = commit + manpower.
    * bien dotado de personal = well-staffed.
    * costes de personal = staff costs.
    * dedicación del personal = staff hours.
    * desarrollo profesional del personal = staff development.
    * dotación de personal = staffing.
    * encargado de personal = personnel officer, welfare officer.
    * evaluación del personal = personnel evaluation.
    * exceso de personal administrativo = administrative bloat.
    * falta de personal = undermanning.
    * falto de personal = understaffed [under-staffed].
    * formación continua del personal = staff development.
    * formación del personal = staff training, professional development.
    * formar personal = produce + personnel.
    * funciones del personal = staff duties.
    * gastos en personal = staff costs.
    * gestión de personal = personnel management.
    * jefe de personal = personnel officer, welfare officer, staff manager.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * miembro del personal = staff member, staffer.
    * movimiento de personal = staff turnover, turnover, labour turnover.
    * número y distribución de personal = staffing conditions.
    * personal administrativo = administrative staff.
    * personal administrativo de apoyo = clerical staff, clerical worker, clerical personnel.
    * personal auxiliar = clerical staff.
    * personal bibliotecario = library personnel, library staff, library worker.
    * personal civil = civilian staff.
    * personal cualificado = qualified staff, qualified personnel.
    * personal de ambulancia = ambulance crew.
    * personal de apoyo = paraprofessional staff, support staff.
    * personal de apoyo bibliotecario = library support staff.
    * personal de cabina = cabin crew.
    * personal de dirección = senior staff, senior management.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * personal del mostrador = counter staff.
    * personal del mostrador de préstamo = counter staff.
    * personal de mantenimiento = service worker.
    * personal de proceso de datos = operation staff.
    * personal de recepción = reception staff.
    * personal de referencia = reference staff, reference personnel.
    * personal de secretaría = secretarial staff.
    * personal de seguridad = security staff.
    * personal de servicios = service worker.
    * personal de un centro multimedia escolar = school media staff.
    * personal de vuelo = flight crew.
    * personal equivalente a tiempo completo = full-time equivalent staff (FTE staff).
    * personal joven = new blood.
    * personal más nuevo = junior staff.
    * personal militar = military personnel.
    * personal necesario = staffing levels.
    * personal paraprofesional = paraprofessional staff.
    * personal profesional = professional staff.
    * personal sanitario = clinical staff.
    * personal técnico = technical staff.
    * personal técnico de apoyo = support staff.
    * política de personal = personnel policy, staff policy.
    * puesta al día del personal = staff development.
    * que necesita bastante dedicación de personal = labour-intensive [labour intensive], staff-intensive [staff intensive].
    * razones del movimiento de personal = turnover behaviour.
    * recorte de personal = downsizing, staffing cut.
    * reducción de personal = staff cutbacks, downsizing.
    * registro de personal = personnel record.
    * renovación de personal = turnover, labour turnover.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de personal = staff meeting.
    * ritmo de movimiento de personal = turnover rate.
    * sala de estar para el personal = coffee lounge.
    * sala de personal = staff lounge.
    * sección de personal = personnel department, personnel office.
    * selección de personal = personnel recruitment.
    * sólo para personal autorizado = restricted access.
    * tareas del personal = staff duties.
    * tasa de movimiento de personal = turnover rate, turnover rate.
    * turnos del personal = staffing rota.
    * vacante de personal = staff vacancy.

    personal2
    = one-to-one, personal, private, intimate, one-on-one.

    Ex: A few large libraries contain an adult learning centre, which provides training courses for volunteer tutors, one-to-one tutoring or instruction in small groups.

    Ex: Cards will remain useful for small local and personal indexes but other options, in the form of microcomputers and their software are beginning to compete in this application.
    Ex: SWALCAP supports a network arrangement of remote terminals and minicomputers linked to the central computer via private lines.
    Ex: Until we feel as librarians that we are an intimate part of society, we will never begin to believe that we really function.
    Ex: The one-on-one training pattern predominates and is effective at this institution where education in the singular is stressed.
    * actitud personal = personal attitude.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * alarma personal = rape alarm, personal alarm.
    * anuncio personal = personal ad.
    * aprovechamiento personal = personal gain.
    * archivo personal = private archives, personal archive(s), personal records.
    * armadura personal = body armour.
    * artículo personal = personal item.
    * asunto personal = personal issue.
    * atención personal = personal attention.
    * atención personal al cliente = personal selling.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * atracción personal = personal attraction.
    * autoría personal = personal authorship.
    * autor personal = personal author.
    * autor personal único = single personal authorship.
    * beneficio personal = personal gain.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library.
    * bienes personales = personal property.
    * blindaje personal = body armour.
    * característica personal = personality trait, personality characteristic.
    * carta personal = personal letter.
    * cheque personal = personal cheque.
    * comentario personal = personal note.
    * comentario personal de una lectura = reading-reportage.
    * compromiso personal = personal engagement, personal investment.
    * contacto personal = personal contact, public contact.
    * contratación de personal cualificado de otras empresas = lateral hiring.
    * convicción personal = personal conviction.
    * cualidades personales = personal qualities.
    * cuestión personal = personal issue, life issue.
    * datos personales = personal details.
    * dinero para gastos personales = pocket change, pocket money.
    * documentos personales = personal papers.
    * economía personal = personal finance.
    * efectos personales = personal belongings.
    * ego personal = personal ego.
    * encabezamiento de nombre personal = personal name heading.
    * enriquecimiento personal = personal enrichment.
    * entrada de nombre personal = personal name entry.
    * entrevista personal = personal interview.
    * espacio personal = personal space, territorial space, personal space territory.
    * estilo personal = persona [personae, -pl.].
    * expediente personal = personal records.
    * experiencia personal = personal experience.
    * gestión de archivos personales = personal archives management, personal records management.
    * gusto personal = personal taste, personal preference.
    * hábito personal = personal habit.
    * hacer uso personal = make + personal use.
    * higiene personal = personal hygiene.
    * historia personal = personal history.
    * índice de rendimiento personal = individual performance index.
    * información personal = personal information.
    * interés personal = vested interest, personal interest.
    * interpersonal = person-to-person.
    * intimidad personal = personal privacy.
    * invasión del espacio personal = invasion of space.
    * libertad personal = personal freedom.
    * logro personal = a feather in + Posesivo + cap, personal achievement.
    * marca personal = personal record.
    * miembro personal = personal member.
    * nombre personal = personal name.
    * norma personal = personal norm.
    * opinión personal = personal opinion.
    * ordenador personal (PC) = personal computer (PC).
    * para uso personal = for personal use.
    * perder un objeto personal = lose + property.
    * personal investigador = research staff.
    * PIN (número de identificación personal) = PIN (personal identification number).
    * por razones personales = for personal reasons.
    * preferencia personal = personal preference.
    * problema personal = personal problem.
    * razones personales = personal reasons.
    * realización personal = personal fulfilment.
    * récord personal = personal record.
    * responsabilidad personal = personal responsibility.
    * satisfacción personal = personal satisfaction.
    * seguridad personal = personal safety.
    * sello personal = fingerprint [finger-print].
    * sicología personal = personal psychology.
    * sistema de valores personales = personal value system.
    * tecnología del ordenador personal = personal computer technology.
    * tener un interés muy personal en = hold + a stake in, have + a stake in.
    * territorio personal = personal space territory.
    * toque personal = personal touch.
    * triunfo personal = a feather in + Posesivo + cap.
    * uso personal = personal use.
    * vida personal = personal life.
    * voluntad personal = personal will.

    * * *
    ‹asunto/documento/pregunta› personal; ‹opinión/juicio› personal
    objetos de uso personal personal effects
    una alusión personal a personal remark
    está basado en su experiencia personal it is based on (his own) personal experience
    no tiene ningún interés personal en el asunto he has no personal interest in the matter
    1 (de una fábrica, empresa) personnel (pl), staff ( sing or pl)
    estamos escasos de personal we're short-staffed
    intentan aumentar la producción con el mismo personal they are trying to increase production with the same number of staff o with the same workforce
    2 ( Esp fam hum) (gente) people
    ¡cuánto personal hay en la calle! what a lot of people there are in the street!
    saca unas copas para el personal get some glasses out for everyone o for people
    Compuestos:
    cabin staff o crew
    ( Arg) staff ( of a building)
    ground crew o staff
    flight crew
    * * *

     

    personal adjetivo
    personal;

    ■ sustantivo masculino (de fábrica, empresa) personnel (pl), staff ( sing or pl);
    estamos escasos de personal we're short-staffed
    personal
    I adjetivo personal
    una carta personal, a private letter
    II sustantivo masculino (trabajadores) staff, personnel

    ' personal' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consignar
    - contingente
    - dato
    - efecto
    - escala
    - interés
    - jefa
    - jefe
    - lavandería
    - llave
    - objeto
    - particular
    - pasar
    - placa
    - plana
    - plano
    - presente
    - primar
    - privada
    - privado
    - abandonar
    - ampliación
    - ampliar
    - aseo
    - auxiliar
    - bien
    - citar
    - computadora
    - consultorio
    - coqueto
    - defensa
    - dejadez
    - dejado
    - despedir
    - diario
    - falta
    - historial
    - insuficiencia
    - intimidad
    - número
    - palacio
    - patrimonio
    - PC
    - planilla
    - plantilla
    - reducción
    - tarjeta
    - uno
    English:
    accustom
    - achievement
    - agree
    - appreciate
    - averse
    - balloon
    - battle
    - cleanliness
    - computer
    - dear
    - decision
    - decision making
    - delay
    - despite
    - diary
    - dodge
    - employ
    - excuse
    - exploit
    - first-hand
    - gap
    - heart-to-heart
    - love
    - maintenance staff
    - mate
    - myself
    - neglect
    - office staff
    - PA
    - pc
    - personal
    - personal best
    - personal computer
    - personal pronoun
    - personally
    - personnel
    - personnel department
    - personnel management
    - private
    - private income
    - put off
    - referee
    - self-improvement
    - self-interest
    - short-staffed
    - staff
    - staff meeting
    - staff training
    - staffing
    - strength
    * * *
    adj
    [privado, íntimo] personal;
    una opinión/pregunta personal a personal opinion/question;
    mi teléfono personal es… my home o private number is…;
    para uso personal for personal use;
    personal e intransferible non-transferable
    nm
    1. [trabajadores] staff, personnel
    personal administrativo administrative staff;
    personal de cabina cabin staff o crew;
    personal docente teaching staff;
    personal de oficina office staff;
    personal de tierra ground staff o crew;
    personal de ventas sales force o team
    2. Esp Fam [gente] people;
    el personal quería ir al cine the gang wanted to go to the cinema
    nf
    [en baloncesto] personal foul
    * * *
    I adj personal
    II m
    1 personnel, staff;
    personal docente teaching staff
    2 en baloncesto personal foul
    * * *
    : personal
    : personnel, staff
    * * *
    personal1 adj personal / private
    personal2 n staff

    Spanish-English dictionary > personal

  • 10 2/3 (dos tercios)

    = two thirds (2/3)
    Ex. The rows over Britain's contributions to the Community budget and runaway spending on the the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which took up two thirds of the budget, were documented blow by blow in the press.

    Spanish-English dictionary > 2/3 (dos tercios)

  • 11 AGRICOLA

    m.
    Agricola, Gnaeus Julius Agricola.
    * * *
    1 agricultural, farming
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ agricultural, farming antes de s
    * * *
    adjetivo < técnicas> agricultural, farming (before n)
    * * *
    = AGRICOLA, agricultural, agrarian, farming.
    Ex. There are 3 comprehensive data bases with approximately the same scope in the agricultural sector: AGRICOLA, AGRIS, and CAB.
    Ex. These 'own resources' comprise agricultural and sugar levies, customs duties and a percentage of value added tax (VAT).
    Ex. This article discusses an analysis of Austrian films and their social assumptions as well as the conflict between agrarian and urban cultures in Austria and Germany, also the popular TV serial, and political and human questions.
    Ex. This paper discusses the farming techniques, transportation, and economics of the onion industry.
    ----
    * asentamiento agrícola = agricultural settlement.
    * campamento de trabajadores agrícolas = farm labour camp.
    * ciencias agrícolas = agricultural economics.
    * comercio agrícola = agribusiness.
    * Comité de las Organizaciones de Productores Agrícolas (COPA) = Committee of Agricultural Producer Organizations (COPA).
    * comunidad agrícola = farming community.
    * crédito agrícola = agricultural credit, farm credit, farm loan.
    * estación experimental agrícola = agricultural experiment station.
    * fabricante de maquinaria agrícola = farm equipment manufacturer.
    * finca agrícola = arable farm.
    * industria agrícola = agro-industry.
    * industria agrícola, la = agricultural industry, the.
    * jornalero agrícola = farm labourer, farm worker.
    * mercadillo agrícola semanal = farmers' market.
    * obrero agrícola = agricultural labourer.
    * peón agrícola = farm labourer, farm worker.
    * perito agrícola = agriculturist.
    * Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP) = Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
    * préstamo agrícola = farm loan, farm credit, agricultural credit.
    * producción agrícola = agricultural production.
    * productividad agrícola = agricultural productivity.
    * producto agrícola = agricultural product.
    * productos agrícolas = agricultural produce.
    * Sección de Garantía del Asesoramiento Agrícola y del Fondo de Garantía Europ = Guarantee Section of the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF).
    * sector agrícola = agricultural sector.
    * trabajador agrícola = agricultural labourer, farm labourer, farm worker.
    * vehículo agrícola = farm vehicle, agricultural vehicle.
    * * *
    adjetivo < técnicas> agricultural, farming (before n)
    * * *
    = AGRICOLA, agricultural, agrarian, farming.

    Ex: There are 3 comprehensive data bases with approximately the same scope in the agricultural sector: AGRICOLA, AGRIS, and CAB.

    Ex: These 'own resources' comprise agricultural and sugar levies, customs duties and a percentage of value added tax (VAT).
    Ex: This article discusses an analysis of Austrian films and their social assumptions as well as the conflict between agrarian and urban cultures in Austria and Germany, also the popular TV serial, and political and human questions.
    Ex: This paper discusses the farming techniques, transportation, and economics of the onion industry.
    * asentamiento agrícola = agricultural settlement.
    * campamento de trabajadores agrícolas = farm labour camp.
    * ciencias agrícolas = agricultural economics.
    * comercio agrícola = agribusiness.
    * Comité de las Organizaciones de Productores Agrícolas (COPA) = Committee of Agricultural Producer Organizations (COPA).
    * comunidad agrícola = farming community.
    * crédito agrícola = agricultural credit, farm credit, farm loan.
    * estación experimental agrícola = agricultural experiment station.
    * fabricante de maquinaria agrícola = farm equipment manufacturer.
    * finca agrícola = arable farm.
    * industria agrícola = agro-industry.
    * industria agrícola, la = agricultural industry, the.
    * jornalero agrícola = farm labourer, farm worker.
    * mercadillo agrícola semanal = farmers' market.
    * obrero agrícola = agricultural labourer.
    * peón agrícola = farm labourer, farm worker.
    * perito agrícola = agriculturist.
    * Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP) = Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
    * préstamo agrícola = farm loan, farm credit, agricultural credit.
    * producción agrícola = agricultural production.
    * productividad agrícola = agricultural productivity.
    * producto agrícola = agricultural product.
    * productos agrícolas = agricultural produce.
    * Sección de Garantía del Asesoramiento Agrícola y del Fondo de Garantía Europ = Guarantee Section of the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF).
    * sector agrícola = agricultural sector.
    * trabajador agrícola = agricultural labourer, farm labourer, farm worker.
    * vehículo agrícola = farm vehicle, agricultural vehicle.

    * * *
    ‹técnicas› agricultural, farming ( before n)
    maquinaria agrícola farm o agricultural machinery
    el mundo agrícola the farming o agricultural world, the world of farming o agriculture
    * * *

     

    agrícola adjetivo ‹ técnicas agricultural, farming ( before n)
    agrícola adjetivo agricultural
    ' agrícola' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    hacendada
    - hacendado
    - maquinaria
    - política
    - finca
    - huerta
    - plantación
    English:
    agricultural
    - farming
    - farm
    - laborer
    * * *
    [sector, política, producto] agricultural;
    región agrícola farming region
    * * *
    adj agricultural, farming atr
    * * *
    : agricultural
    * * *
    agrícola adj agricultural

    Spanish-English dictionary > AGRICOLA

  • 12 Asia oriental

    f.
    East Asia.
    * * *
    Ex. Evidence suggests that the policy-driven agenda of East Asia is likely to be more successful than the market-driven approach of the West.
    * * *

    Ex: Evidence suggests that the policy-driven agenda of East Asia is likely to be more successful than the market-driven approach of the West.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asia oriental

  • 13 CAP (Política Agrícola Comunitaria)

    Ex. One of the fundamental operating principles of the CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) is financial solidarity between member states.

    Spanish-English dictionary > CAP (Política Agrícola Comunitaria)

  • 14 Carolina del Norte

    Ex. During the 1986 Fall semester the reference departments of 2 academic libraries in Greensboro, North Carolina, conducted a survey of enquiries received on public policy issues.
    * * *

    Ex: During the 1986 Fall semester the reference departments of 2 academic libraries in Greensboro, North Carolina, conducted a survey of enquiries received on public policy issues.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Carolina del Norte

  • 15 Ley de los Medicamentos Raros, la

    = Orphan Drug Act, the
    Ex. There was a new pharmaceutical policy enacted in 1983 known as the Orphan Drug Act designed to increase the availability of so-called 'orphan drugs' used to treat rare diseases.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Ley de los Medicamentos Raros, la

  • 16 Malaya

    adj.
    1 Malay, belonging to Malacca.
    2 The Malay tongue.
    f.
    feminine of MALAYO.
    * * *
    1 Malaya
    * * *
    f., (m. - malayo)
    * * *
    * * *
    = Malaya.
    Ex. The British in Malaya used education as a divisive factor to prolong their rule, while the Americans in the Philippines adopted a 'Philippines for the Filipinos' policy = Los británicos en Malaya usaron la educación como un factor divisorio para prolongar su dominio, mientras los americanos en las Filipinas adoptaron una política de "Las Filipinas para los filipinos".
    * * *

    Ex: The British in Malaya used education as a divisive factor to prolong their rule, while the Americans in the Philippines adopted a 'Philippines for the Filipinos' policy = Los británicos en Malaya usaron la educación como un factor divisorio para prolongar su dominio, mientras los americanos en las Filipinas adoptaron una política de "Las Filipinas para los filipinos".

    * * *
    ( Chi)
    ( Coc) flank steak ( AmE), skirt ( BrE)
    * * *
    malaya nf
    Chile flank, Br skirt
    * * *
    I adj Malay
    II m, malaya f Malay
    III m idioma Malay

    Spanish-English dictionary > Malaya

  • 17 Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP)

    Ex. One of the fundamental operating principles of the CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) is financial solidarity between member states.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP)

  • 18 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
    ----
    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

    * * *
    a
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
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    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 19 a ambas orillas del Atlántico

    = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic
    Ex. In the period between the copyright legislation of 1891 and that of 1957 resetting remained the normal practice on both sides of the ocean.
    Ex. The policy and legal questions on both sides of the Atlantic are remarkably similar.
    * * *
    = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic

    Ex: In the period between the copyright legislation of 1891 and that of 1957 resetting remained the normal practice on both sides of the ocean.

    Ex: The policy and legal questions on both sides of the Atlantic are remarkably similar.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ambas orillas del Atlántico

  • 20 a ambos lados del Altántico

    = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic
    Ex. In the period between the copyright legislation of 1891 and that of 1957 resetting remained the normal practice on both sides of the ocean.
    Ex. The policy and legal questions on both sides of the Atlantic are remarkably similar.
    * * *
    = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic

    Ex: In the period between the copyright legislation of 1891 and that of 1957 resetting remained the normal practice on both sides of the ocean.

    Ex: The policy and legal questions on both sides of the Atlantic are remarkably similar.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ambos lados del Altántico

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