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public meeting

  • 1 Dublín

    m.
    Dublin, capital of Ireland.
    * * *
    1 Dublin
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino Dublin
    * * *
    = Dublin.
    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.
    ----
    * Proyecto sobre Metadatos del Dublin Core = Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI).
    * * *
    masculino Dublin
    * * *

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    * Proyecto sobre Metadatos del Dublin Core = Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI).

    * * *
    Dublin
    * * *

    Dublín sustantivo masculino
    Dublin
    Dublín sustantivo masculino Dublin
    ' Dublín' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    reposar
    - retrasar
    English:
    Dublin
    * * *
    Dublin

    Spanish-English dictionary > Dublín

  • 2 Partido Laborista, el

    = Labour Party, the
    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Partido Laborista, el

  • 3 asamblea

    f.
    1 meeting.
    asamblea general general meeting
    asamblea general anual annual general meeting
    asamblea plenaria plenary assembly
    2 assembly, convention, audience, gathering.
    3 Assembly House, comitia.
    4 shareholders.
    5 shareholders' meeting.
    * * *
    1 assembly, meeting
    \
    asamblea general general meeting
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=reunión) meeting; [de trabajadores] mass meeting

    llamar a asamblea — (Mil) ( Hist) to assemble, muster

    2) (=congreso) congress, assembly
    * * *
    a) ( reunión) meeting
    b) ( cuerpo) assembly
    * * *
    = assembly, caucus [caucuses, pl.], convention, meeting, pow-wow, convening.
    Ex. If you make an entry for that, would you make it ISRAELI PARLIAMENT, ISRAELI GENERAL assembly, ISRAELI CONGRESS, or whatever?.
    Ex. For example, the most recent meeting of that group endorsed the recommendation of the Black Caucus that we change BLACKS and NEGROES to AFRO-AMERICANS.
    Ex. This article describes the 3 largest international book fairs: in Frankfurt, the children's book fair in Bologna, and the American Booksellers Association annual convention which has a different venue every year.
    Ex. This was initiated formally by the calling of the first meeting of the Network Advisory Committee in 1976.
    Ex. Patterson has called a big pow-wow for this afternoon.
    Ex. Convenings are one day events that focus on a specific substantive issue.
    ----
    * asamblea escolar = high school assembly.
    * asamblea general = general assembly.
    * asamblea legislativa = legislature.
    * asamblea para darse ánimo = pep rally.
    * asamblea plenaria = plenary session.
    * asamblea pública = public meeting.
    * * *
    a) ( reunión) meeting
    b) ( cuerpo) assembly
    * * *
    = assembly, caucus [caucuses, pl.], convention, meeting, pow-wow, convening.

    Ex: If you make an entry for that, would you make it ISRAELI PARLIAMENT, ISRAELI GENERAL assembly, ISRAELI CONGRESS, or whatever?.

    Ex: For example, the most recent meeting of that group endorsed the recommendation of the Black Caucus that we change BLACKS and NEGROES to AFRO-AMERICANS.
    Ex: This article describes the 3 largest international book fairs: in Frankfurt, the children's book fair in Bologna, and the American Booksellers Association annual convention which has a different venue every year.
    Ex: This was initiated formally by the calling of the first meeting of the Network Advisory Committee in 1976.
    Ex: Patterson has called a big pow-wow for this afternoon.
    Ex: Convenings are one day events that focus on a specific substantive issue.
    * asamblea escolar = high school assembly.
    * asamblea general = general assembly.
    * asamblea legislativa = legislature.
    * asamblea para darse ánimo = pep rally.
    * asamblea plenaria = plenary session.
    * asamblea pública = public meeting.

    * * *
    1 (reunión) meeting
    celebrar una asamblea to hold a meeting
    los trabajadores se reunieron en asamblea the workers held a (mass) meeting
    la asamblea carecía de autorización the meeting o ( frml) assembly had not been authorized
    2 (cuerpo) assembly
    el comité de huelga se ha constituido en asamblea permanente the strike committee is meeting in permanent session
    Compuestos:
    stockholders' o shareholders' meeting
    (en Ur): la Asamblea General Parliament, the National Assembly
    legislative assembly
    la Asamblea Nacional Parliament, the National Assembly
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    asamblea sustantivo femenino


    asamblea sustantivo femenino meeting
    asamblea de trabajadores de banca, meeting of bank workers
    ' asamblea' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sesión
    - anual
    - congreso
    - convocar
    - palabra
    - parlamento
    English:
    AGM
    - assembly
    - general assembly
    - legislature
    - muster
    * * *
    1. [reunión] meeting;
    una asamblea de vecinos a meeting of local residents;
    los trabajadores, reunidos en asamblea, votaron a favor de la huelga the workers voted for strike action at a mass meeting;
    convocar una asamblea to call a meeting
    asamblea de accionistas shareholders' meeting;
    asamblea general anual annual general meeting;
    asamblea plenaria plenary assembly
    2. [cuerpo político] assembly
    asamblea constituyente constituent assembly;
    Asamblea General [de la ONU] General Assembly;
    asamblea nacional parliament
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    f
    1 reunión meeting
    2 ente assembly
    * * *
    : assembly, meeting
    * * *
    1. (de parlamento) assembly [pl. assemblies]
    2. (reunión) meeting

    Spanish-English dictionary > asamblea

  • 4 asamblea pública

    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.
    * * *

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asamblea pública

  • 5 derribar a Alguien de un golpe

    (v.) = knock + Nombre + to the ground, knock + Nombre + to the floor
    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.
    Ex. Several times the two clinched and vigorously pounded each other s heads and bodies, and finally Blade was again knocked to the floor.
    * * *
    (v.) = knock + Nombre + to the ground, knock + Nombre + to the floor

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Ex: Several times the two clinched and vigorously pounded each other s heads and bodies, and finally Blade was again knocked to the floor.

    Spanish-English dictionary > derribar a Alguien de un golpe

  • 6 lunes por la noche, el

    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lunes por la noche, el

  • 7 público2

    2 = public, publicly held.
    Ex. Data-capture units are light pens, and such units can be made available at various locations in the library for public consultation.
    Ex. The article 'Time to climb off the fence' discusses the policy concerning publicly held data both in the USA and Europe.
    ----
    * administración pública = public administration.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * alteración del orden público = disorderly conduct, public order offence, breach of the peace.
    * alterar el orden público = breach + the peace, disturb + the peace.
    * alto cargo público = senior public official.
    * alumbrado público = street lighting.
    * ámbito público, el = public sector, the.
    * ante la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * Archivo Británico de Documentos Públicos = British Public Record Office.
    * archivo de documentos públicos = record office.
    * asamblea pública = public meeting.
    * aseo público = public restroom.
    * asuntos públicos = public affairs.
    * auditor público = public auditor.
    * autoridad pública = senior public official.
    * azotamiento público = public whipping.
    * beneficio público = public interest.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * bono de transporte público = travel card.
    * campaña de relaciones públicas = public relations campaign.
    * castigo público = public whipping.
    * concurso público = bidding, tender, tender procedure, tendering, tendering procedure, tendering process.
    * concurso público de licitación = competitive tendering.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * convocatoria pública = tender, tender procedure, tendering, bid, tendering procedure, tendering process.
    * cultura pública = public culture.
    * debate público = public debate.
    * de carácter público = state-owned, government-owned, state-run, government-run, publicly owned [publicly-owned], publicly supported, publicly held.
    * derecho público = public law.
    * desorden público = public disorder.
    * de titularidad pública = government-owned, state-owned, state-run, government-run, publicly owned [publicly-owned], publicly supported.
    * dinero público = public tax money.
    * dinero público, el = public's dollars, the.
    * dirigente público = senior public official.
    * discurso público = public speech.
    * edificio público = municipal building, public building.
    * empresa de servicios públicos = utility company, public utility.
    * empresa pública = public firm.
    * encargado de relaciones públicas = public liaison.
    * enemigo público = public enemy.
    * enemigo público número uno = public enemy number one.
    * en público = publicly, in public.
    * escándalo público = public scandal.
    * esfera pública, la = public sphere, the.
    * espacio público = public area, commons.
    * espacio público común = commons.
    * fijar una nota en un sitio públ = post.
    * financiado con dinero público = publicly financed.
    * fuerzas del orden público = police force.
    * fundación de beneficiencia pública = public trust.
    * gasto público = government spending, government expenditure.
    * hablar en público = public speaking, speak in + public.
    * hacer público = make + public, proclaim, publicise [publicize, -USA], go + public, issue + statement.
    * hacerse público = go + live, go + public, come out in + the open.
    * huelga del transporte público = public transport strike.
    * imagen pública = public image.
    * indignación pública = public outrage.
    * influir en la opinión pública = influence + public opinion.
    * ingresos públicos provenientes del petróleo = oil revenues.
    * institución pública = public institution.
    * interés público = public interest.
    * jardín público = public garden.
    * lo público = publicness.
    * mantener el orden público = maintain + public order.
    * mercado público = public market.
    * módulo de catálogo de acceso público en línea = online public access catalogue module.
    * monumento público conmemorativo = public memorial.
    * notario público = notary.
    * NYPL (Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * obras públicas = public works.
    * opinión pública, la = public mind, the.
    * ordenadores de uso público = PAWS (Public access workstations).
    * orden público = public order.
    * organismo de beneficiencia pública = public trust.
    * organismo público = public body.
    * organizar un acto público = organise + function.
    * parque público = public park.
    * pegar una nota en un sitio público = post.
    * peligro público = public danger.
    * personaje público = public figure.
    * poner una nota en un sitio público = post.
    * protesta pública = public protest.
    * relaciones públicas = public relations (PR), public liaison.
    * reunión pública = public meeting.
    * reyerta pública = affray.
    * sacar a concurso público = tender for, tender out.
    * sacar a convocatoria pública = tender for, tender out, bid.
    * sacar a relucir los trapos sucios en público = air + dirty linen in public.
    * sector público, el = public sector, the.
    * seguridad pública = public safety.
    * servicio público = amenity, utility service.
    * sistema de transporte público = public transport system.
    * sistema de videotexto público = public viewdata system.
    * transporte local público = local public transport.
    * transporte público = public transportation.
    * transporte urbano público = local public transport.
    * turbar el orden público = disturb + the peace, breach + the peace.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * vereda pública = public footpath.
    * vida pública = public life.
    * zona pública = public area.

    Spanish-English dictionary > público2

  • 8 reunión

    f.
    1 meeting, encounter, assemblage, reunion.
    2 meeting, assembly meeting.
    3 get-together, social, party.
    4 reunion, coming together.
    5 Reunion.
    * * *
    1 (gen) meeting, gathering
    2 (reencuentro) reunion
    3 (conjunto) collection, gathering
    \
    asistir a una reunión to attend a meeting
    celebrar una reunión to hold a meeting
    reunión social social gathering
    * * *
    noun f.
    meeting, gathering, rally, reunion
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de trabajo, deportiva] meeting; [social] gathering

    ¿irás a la reunión de padres? — are you going to the parents' meeting?

    2) (=gente reunida) meeting
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( para discutir algo) meeting
    b) ( de carácter social) gathering

    reunión de ex-alumnos — school reunion, old boys'/girls' reunion

    c) (Dep) meeting, meet
    d) ( grupo de personas) meeting
    2) (de datos, información) gathering, collecting
    * * *
    = assembly, convention, gathering, meeting, rally, reunion, bringing together, convening.
    Ex. If you make an entry for that, would you make it ISRAELI PARLIAMENT, ISRAELI GENERAL assembly, ISRAELI CONGRESS, or whatever?.
    Ex. This article describes the 3 largest international book fairs: in Frankfurt, the children's book fair in Bologna, and the American Booksellers Association annual convention which has a different venue every year.
    Ex. This institution offers not only a wide range of information but also the facility of a meeting room, a drop-in lounge for social gatherings, meetings, workshops, exhibitions, displays, playgroups, coffee breaks, informal chats, seminars, study groups, films and slide shows.
    Ex. This was initiated formally by the calling of the first meeting of the Network Advisory Committee in 1976.
    Ex. This article gives examples of unusual forms of library promotion -- rallies, comedy competitions, fun runs, fireworks.
    Ex. The aim of the conference was to bring together the Texas library community in a reunion to reconfirm old networks and to develop new ones.
    Ex. I have already mentioned that the bringing together of the various editions is the real problem.
    Ex. Convenings are one day events that focus on a specific substantive issue.
    ----
    * actas de reuniones = transactions.
    * asistir a una reunión = attend + meeting.
    * cancelar una reunión = call off + meeting.
    * celebrar una reunión = hold + meeting.
    * convocar una reunión = call + meeting, convene + meeting.
    * convocatoria de reunión = convening notice.
    * coordinar una reunión = conduct + meeting.
    * desconvocar una reunión = call off + meeting.
    * minutas de reuniones = committee minutes.
    * organizar una reunión = arrange for + meeting, mount + meeting.
    * organizar un reunión = organise + meeting.
    * primera reunión = starter meeting.
    * reunión a la que los padres acuden con sus bebés = lapsit.
    * reunión a puertas abiertas = open meeting.
    * reunión celebrada con anterioridad al congreso = preconference [pre-conference].
    * reunión científica = scientific research meeting.
    * reunión conjunta = joint meeting.
    * reunión cumbre = summit.
    * reunión de antiguos alumnos = alumni reunion, class reunion.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * reunión de emergencia = emergency meeting.
    * reunión de expertos = expert meeting [experts' meeting].
    * reunión de grupo = group meeting.
    * reunión de la dirección = board meeting.
    * reunión de la junta directiva = board meeting.
    * reunión del consejo = council meeting, council conference.
    * reunión de negocios = business meeting.
    * reunión de personal = staff meeting.
    * reunión de profesores = faculty meeting.
    * reunión de trabajo = business meeting, business session.
    * reunión + disolverse = party + break up.
    * reunión en la que cada persona trae un plato para compartir = potluck.
    * reunión en petit comité = confab.
    * reunión familiar = family reunion, family gathering.
    * reunión inaugural = inaugural meeting.
    * reunión informal = get together [get-together], social.
    * reunión informativa = briefing meeting.
    * reunión informativa de prensa = press briefing.
    * reunión inicial = starter meeting.
    * reunión para tomar café = coffee party.
    * reunión por temas de interés = breakout session.
    * reunión pública = public meeting.
    * reunión social = social gathering.
    * sala de reuniones = meeting room, interview room.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( para discutir algo) meeting
    b) ( de carácter social) gathering

    reunión de ex-alumnos — school reunion, old boys'/girls' reunion

    c) (Dep) meeting, meet
    d) ( grupo de personas) meeting
    2) (de datos, información) gathering, collecting
    * * *
    = assembly, convention, gathering, meeting, rally, reunion, bringing together, convening.

    Ex: If you make an entry for that, would you make it ISRAELI PARLIAMENT, ISRAELI GENERAL assembly, ISRAELI CONGRESS, or whatever?.

    Ex: This article describes the 3 largest international book fairs: in Frankfurt, the children's book fair in Bologna, and the American Booksellers Association annual convention which has a different venue every year.
    Ex: This institution offers not only a wide range of information but also the facility of a meeting room, a drop-in lounge for social gatherings, meetings, workshops, exhibitions, displays, playgroups, coffee breaks, informal chats, seminars, study groups, films and slide shows.
    Ex: This was initiated formally by the calling of the first meeting of the Network Advisory Committee in 1976.
    Ex: This article gives examples of unusual forms of library promotion -- rallies, comedy competitions, fun runs, fireworks.
    Ex: The aim of the conference was to bring together the Texas library community in a reunion to reconfirm old networks and to develop new ones.
    Ex: I have already mentioned that the bringing together of the various editions is the real problem.
    Ex: Convenings are one day events that focus on a specific substantive issue.
    * actas de reuniones = transactions.
    * asistir a una reunión = attend + meeting.
    * cancelar una reunión = call off + meeting.
    * celebrar una reunión = hold + meeting.
    * convocar una reunión = call + meeting, convene + meeting.
    * convocatoria de reunión = convening notice.
    * coordinar una reunión = conduct + meeting.
    * desconvocar una reunión = call off + meeting.
    * minutas de reuniones = committee minutes.
    * organizar una reunión = arrange for + meeting, mount + meeting.
    * organizar un reunión = organise + meeting.
    * primera reunión = starter meeting.
    * reunión a la que los padres acuden con sus bebés = lapsit.
    * reunión a puertas abiertas = open meeting.
    * reunión celebrada con anterioridad al congreso = preconference [pre-conference].
    * reunión científica = scientific research meeting.
    * reunión conjunta = joint meeting.
    * reunión cumbre = summit.
    * reunión de antiguos alumnos = alumni reunion, class reunion.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * reunión de emergencia = emergency meeting.
    * reunión de expertos = expert meeting [experts' meeting].
    * reunión de grupo = group meeting.
    * reunión de la dirección = board meeting.
    * reunión de la junta directiva = board meeting.
    * reunión del consejo = council meeting, council conference.
    * reunión de negocios = business meeting.
    * reunión de personal = staff meeting.
    * reunión de profesores = faculty meeting.
    * reunión de trabajo = business meeting, business session.
    * reunión + disolverse = party + break up.
    * reunión en la que cada persona trae un plato para compartir = potluck.
    * reunión en petit comité = confab.
    * reunión familiar = family reunion, family gathering.
    * reunión inaugural = inaugural meeting.
    * reunión informal = get together [get-together], social.
    * reunión informativa = briefing meeting.
    * reunión informativa de prensa = press briefing.
    * reunión inicial = starter meeting.
    * reunión para tomar café = coffee party.
    * reunión por temas de interés = breakout session.
    * reunión pública = public meeting.
    * reunión social = social gathering.
    * sala de reuniones = meeting room, interview room.

    * * *
    A
    no hicieron una gran fiesta sino una pequeña reunión they didn't have a big party, just a small gathering o get-together
    reunión de ex-alumnos school reunion, old boys'/girls' reunion
    3 ( Dep) meeting, meet
    Compuestos:
    summit, summit meeting
    status meeting
    unlawful assembly
    press conference, briefing
    B (de datos, información) gathering, collecting
    * * *

     

    reunión sustantivo femenino

    ( de carácter social) gathering;
    ( reencuentro) reunion
    b) (de datos, información) gathering, collecting

    reunión sustantivo femenino
    1 (de negocios, etc) meeting
    2 (de conocidos, familiares) organizamos una reunión de antiguos alumnos, we arranged a reunion of former students
    ' reunión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acta
    - alta
    - alto
    - animar
    - animada
    - animado
    - animarse
    - batalla
    - celebrar
    - cónclave
    - conferencia
    - consejo
    - convocar
    - convocatoria
    - desanimada
    - desanimado
    - disolver
    - disolverse
    - eje
    - expositor
    - expositora
    - fiesta
    - haber
    - irrupción
    - junta
    - plena
    - pleno
    - presidir
    - presidencia
    - presidenta
    - presidente
    - reencuentro
    - replantear
    - respirar
    - ruego
    - sobrar
    - suspender
    -
    - teleclub
    - troika
    - velada
    - verse
    - acabar
    - acudir
    - alargar
    - aplazamiento
    - aplazar
    - asado
    - asamblea
    - asistente
    English:
    absent
    - act
    - adjourn
    - advance
    - arrange
    - assembly
    - attend
    - boisterous
    - brace
    - break up
    - call
    - call away
    - cancel
    - chair
    - clarify
    - close
    - concerted
    - convivial
    - disrupt
    - disruption
    - eloquent
    - expect
    - extraordinary
    - gathering
    - get-together
    - have
    - hen party
    - hold
    - informal
    - make
    - meeting
    - minute
    - off
    - open
    - overrun
    - proceedings
    - put back
    - rally
    - reassembly
    - report
    - reunion
    - run on
    - run over
    - set up
    - sit in on
    - social
    - special
    - staff meeting
    - stay away
    - stick up for
    * * *
    1. [encuentro] [profesional] meeting;
    [de amigos, familiares] get-together, gathering;
    hacer o [m5] celebrar una reunión to have o hold a meeting
    reunión atlética athletics meeting, US track and field meet;
    reunión de departamento departmental meeting
    2. [tras largo tiempo] reunion;
    una reunión familiar/de veteranos a family/veterans' reunion
    3. [asistentes] meeting
    4. [recogida] gathering, collection
    * * *
    f meeting; de amigos get-together
    * * *
    reunión nf, pl - niones
    1) : meeting
    2) : gathering, reunion
    * * *
    1. (de trabajo) meeting
    2. (fiesta) gathering

    Spanish-English dictionary > reunión

  • 9 reunión pública

    f.
    public meeting, open meeting.
    * * *
    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.
    * * *

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Spanish-English dictionary > reunión pública

  • 10 tirar a Alguien al suelo

    (v.) = knock + Nombre + to the ground, knock + Nombre + to the floor
    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.
    Ex. Several times the two clinched and vigorously pounded each other s heads and bodies, and finally Blade was again knocked to the floor.
    * * *
    (v.) = knock + Nombre + to the ground, knock + Nombre + to the floor

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Ex: Several times the two clinched and vigorously pounded each other s heads and bodies, and finally Blade was again knocked to the floor.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tirar a Alguien al suelo

  • 11 tirar a Alguien al suelo de un golpe

    (v.) = knock + Nombre + to the floor, knock + Nombre + to the ground
    Ex. Several times the two clinched and vigorously pounded each other s heads and bodies, and finally Blade was again knocked to the floor.
    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.
    * * *
    (v.) = knock + Nombre + to the floor, knock + Nombre + to the ground

    Ex: Several times the two clinched and vigorously pounded each other s heads and bodies, and finally Blade was again knocked to the floor.

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tirar a Alguien al suelo de un golpe

  • 12 tumbar a Alguien al suelo de un golpe

    (v.) = knock + Nombre + to the floor, knock + Nombre + to the ground
    Ex. Several times the two clinched and vigorously pounded each other s heads and bodies, and finally Blade was again knocked to the floor.
    Ex. Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.
    * * *
    (v.) = knock + Nombre + to the floor, knock + Nombre + to the ground

    Ex: Several times the two clinched and vigorously pounded each other s heads and bodies, and finally Blade was again knocked to the floor.

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tumbar a Alguien al suelo de un golpe

  • 13 público

    adj.
    public, open, overt, communal.
    m.
    public, paying spectators, assistance, audience.
    * * *
    1 public
    1 (de un espectáculo) audience; (de televisión) audience, viewers plural
    \
    en público in public
    hacer público,-a (comunicado) to announce (publicly)
    ser del dominio público to be common knowledge
    ser un peligro público to be a public nuisance
    el gran público the general public
    opinión pública public opinion
    ————————
    1 (de un espectáculo) audience; (de televisión) audience, viewers plural
    * * *
    1. (f. - pública)
    adj.
    2. noun m.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=de los ciudadanos, del Estado) [transporte, teléfono, organismo, gasto] public

    colegio público — state school

    dinero público — public money, government funds pl

    es un peligro público en la carretera — he is a danger to the public, he's a public menace on the roads *

    la vía pública — the street, the public highway frm

    administración 1), deuda 2), opinión, sector
    2) (=no íntimo) [acto, escándalo] public

    hacer algo público — to make sth public

    su incompetencia fue pública y notoriahis incompetence was blatantly obvious o was plain for all to see

    relación 4)
    2. SM
    1) (=audiencia) (Mús, Teat) audience; (Dep, Taur) spectators pl, crowd; (TV) [en el plató] audience; [en casa] viewers pl, audience

    apta para todos los públicos — certificate U, G movie (EEUU)

    el estadio estaba lleno de público — the stadium was full of spectators, there was a big crowd in the stadium

    en público — [actuar, hablar] in public; [actuación, presentación, aparición] public

    el gran público — [gen] the general public

    público objetivo — (Com) target customers pl ; (TV) target audience

    2) (=seguidores)
    a) [de periódico, escritor] readers pl, readership
    b) [de cantante] fans pl
    3) [de oficina, banco, museo]

    horario de atención al público[en bancos] hours of business; [en tiendas] opening hours

    * * *
    I
    adjetivo public
    II
    masculino ( en teatro) audience, public; (Dep) spectators (pl); ( de publicación) readership

    asistió poco público al partido — few people attended the game, there were few spectators at the game

    horario de atención al público — ( en oficinas públicas) opening hours; ( en bancos) hours of business

    la exposición está abierta al públicothe exhibit (AmE) o (BrE) exhibition is open to the public

    película apta para todos los públicos or (CS) para todo público — `G' movie (AmE), `U' film (BrE)

    salir al público — (Andes) periódico/revista to come out, appear; noticia/información to be published

    * * *
    I
    adjetivo public
    II
    masculino ( en teatro) audience, public; (Dep) spectators (pl); ( de publicación) readership

    asistió poco público al partido — few people attended the game, there were few spectators at the game

    horario de atención al público — ( en oficinas públicas) opening hours; ( en bancos) hours of business

    la exposición está abierta al públicothe exhibit (AmE) o (BrE) exhibition is open to the public

    película apta para todos los públicos or (CS) para todo público — `G' movie (AmE), `U' film (BrE)

    salir al público — (Andes) periódico/revista to come out, appear; noticia/información to be published

    * * *
    público1
    1 = audience, public.
    Nota: Nombre.

    Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.

    Ex: There is no single public of library users; there are several publics.
    * abierto al público = open for public viewing.
    * accesible por el público en general = publicly accessible.
    * contacto con el público = public contact.
    * dedicado al público = public-oriented.
    * del público asistente = from the floor.
    * derecho sobre el préstamo al público (PLR) = public lending right (PLR).
    * dirigido al público = public-oriented.
    * disponible al público en general = publicly available.
    * dosiers de información para el público = self-help pack of information.
    * éxito de público = blockbuster.
    * horario de apertura al público = banking hours.
    * horario de atención al público = opening hours, hours of operation, banking hours.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada del público = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * mostrador de atención al público = service desk, public service desk, service counter.
    * nivel del público = audience level.
    * no estar expuesto al público = be out of the public eye.
    * precio de venta al público = cover price, list price, listed price.
    * precio de venta al público (P.V.P.) = retail price.
    * público adulto = adult audience.
    * público al que va dirigido = intended audience, subject audience, target audience, targeted audience.
    * público en general = broader audience, broad audience, broad public, broader public.
    * público en general, el = general public, the.
    * público específico = niche audience.
    * público fiel = devoted audience.
    * público joven = young audience.
    * público obligado a escuchar = captive audience.
    * servir a un público de = serve + a population of.
    * tiempo durante el cual el ordenador no está disponible al público = down time.
    * venta directa al público = sale + over the counter.

    público2
    2 = public, publicly held.

    Ex: Data-capture units are light pens, and such units can be made available at various locations in the library for public consultation.

    Ex: The article 'Time to climb off the fence' discusses the policy concerning publicly held data both in the USA and Europe.
    * administración pública = public administration.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * alteración del orden público = disorderly conduct, public order offence, breach of the peace.
    * alterar el orden público = breach + the peace, disturb + the peace.
    * alto cargo público = senior public official.
    * alumbrado público = street lighting.
    * ámbito público, el = public sector, the.
    * ante la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * Archivo Británico de Documentos Públicos = British Public Record Office.
    * archivo de documentos públicos = record office.
    * asamblea pública = public meeting.
    * aseo público = public restroom.
    * asuntos públicos = public affairs.
    * auditor público = public auditor.
    * autoridad pública = senior public official.
    * azotamiento público = public whipping.
    * beneficio público = public interest.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * bono de transporte público = travel card.
    * campaña de relaciones públicas = public relations campaign.
    * castigo público = public whipping.
    * concurso público = bidding, tender, tender procedure, tendering, tendering procedure, tendering process.
    * concurso público de licitación = competitive tendering.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * convocatoria pública = tender, tender procedure, tendering, bid, tendering procedure, tendering process.
    * cultura pública = public culture.
    * debate público = public debate.
    * de carácter público = state-owned, government-owned, state-run, government-run, publicly owned [publicly-owned], publicly supported, publicly held.
    * derecho público = public law.
    * desorden público = public disorder.
    * de titularidad pública = government-owned, state-owned, state-run, government-run, publicly owned [publicly-owned], publicly supported.
    * dinero público = public tax money.
    * dinero público, el = public's dollars, the.
    * dirigente público = senior public official.
    * discurso público = public speech.
    * edificio público = municipal building, public building.
    * empresa de servicios públicos = utility company, public utility.
    * empresa pública = public firm.
    * encargado de relaciones públicas = public liaison.
    * enemigo público = public enemy.
    * enemigo público número uno = public enemy number one.
    * en público = publicly, in public.
    * escándalo público = public scandal.
    * esfera pública, la = public sphere, the.
    * espacio público = public area, commons.
    * espacio público común = commons.
    * fijar una nota en un sitio públ = post.
    * financiado con dinero público = publicly financed.
    * fuerzas del orden público = police force.
    * fundación de beneficiencia pública = public trust.
    * gasto público = government spending, government expenditure.
    * hablar en público = public speaking, speak in + public.
    * hacer público = make + public, proclaim, publicise [publicize, -USA], go + public, issue + statement.
    * hacerse público = go + live, go + public, come out in + the open.
    * huelga del transporte público = public transport strike.
    * imagen pública = public image.
    * indignación pública = public outrage.
    * influir en la opinión pública = influence + public opinion.
    * ingresos públicos provenientes del petróleo = oil revenues.
    * institución pública = public institution.
    * interés público = public interest.
    * jardín público = public garden.
    * lo público = publicness.
    * mantener el orden público = maintain + public order.
    * mercado público = public market.
    * módulo de catálogo de acceso público en línea = online public access catalogue module.
    * monumento público conmemorativo = public memorial.
    * notario público = notary.
    * NYPL (Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * obras públicas = public works.
    * opinión pública, la = public mind, the.
    * ordenadores de uso público = PAWS (Public access workstations).
    * orden público = public order.
    * organismo de beneficiencia pública = public trust.
    * organismo público = public body.
    * organizar un acto público = organise + function.
    * parque público = public park.
    * pegar una nota en un sitio público = post.
    * peligro público = public danger.
    * personaje público = public figure.
    * poner una nota en un sitio público = post.
    * protesta pública = public protest.
    * relaciones públicas = public relations (PR), public liaison.
    * reunión pública = public meeting.
    * reyerta pública = affray.
    * sacar a concurso público = tender for, tender out.
    * sacar a convocatoria pública = tender for, tender out, bid.
    * sacar a relucir los trapos sucios en público = air + dirty linen in public.
    * sector público, el = public sector, the.
    * seguridad pública = public safety.
    * servicio público = amenity, utility service.
    * sistema de transporte público = public transport system.
    * sistema de videotexto público = public viewdata system.
    * transporte local público = local public transport.
    * transporte público = public transportation.
    * transporte urbano público = local public transport.
    * turbar el orden público = disturb + the peace, breach + the peace.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * vereda pública = public footpath.
    * vida pública = public life.
    * zona pública = public area.

    * * *
    público1 -ca
    1 ‹transporte/teléfono/bienestar› public; ‹acto/lugar/establecimiento› public
    conduciendo es un peligro público he's a public menace o a danger to the public when he's behind the wheel
    2 (del Estado) ‹gasto/sector/organismo› public administración, deuda, etc
    3 (conocido por todos) ‹escándalo› public
    cuando hicieron pública la fecha when they announced the date, when they made the date public
    4 ‹vida› public
    (en un teatro) audience, public; ( Dep) spectators (pl)
    asistió muy poco público al partido very few people attended the game, there were very few spectators at the game
    se concentró gran cantidad de público frente al palacio a great crowd gathered in front of the palace
    [ S ] horario de atención al público (en oficinas públicas) opening hours; (en bancos) hours of business
    la exposición está abierta al público the exhibit ( AmE) o ( BrE) exhibition is open to the public
    películas aptas para todos los públicos or (CS) para todo público `G' movies ( AmE), `U' films ( BrE)
    la obra está pensada para un público joven the play is aimed at a young audience
    el público televidente or telespectador the (television) viewing public
    su público le ha permanecido fiel a través de los años her fans have remained loyal to her over the years
    el público en general the general public
    un programa para un público que quiere mantenerse informado a program for people who want to keep informed
    una revista para un público muy especializado a magazine aimed at a very specialized readership
    un libro de ordenadores escrito para el gran público a book on computers written for the layperson o non-specialist
    se pone muy nervioso cuando habla en público he gets very nervous when he has to speak in public
    no le gusta tocar el piano en público she doesn't like playing the piano in front of an audience
    salir al público ( Andes) «periódico/revista» to come out, appear, be published;
    «noticia/información» to be published
    * * *

     

    Del verbo publicar: ( conjugate publicar)

    publico es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    publicó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    publicar    
    público
    publicar ( conjugate publicar) verbo transitivo
    a)artículo/noticia to publish


    público 1
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    public;
    hacer público algo to announce sth;
    es un peligro público he's a danger to the public
    público 2 sustantivo masculino ( en teatro) audience, public;

    (Dep) spectators (pl);
    ( on signs) horario de atención al público ( en oficinas públicas) opening hours;
    ( en bancos) hours of business;
    película apta para todo(s) (los) público(s) `G' movie (AmE), `U' film (BrE);

    el público en general the general public;
    en público ‹ hablar in public;

    cantar/bailar in front of an audience;
    salir al público (Andes) [periódico/revista] to come out, appear;


    [noticia/información] to be published
    publicar verbo transitivo
    1 (libro, etc) to publish: publicó su primera novela, she published her first novel
    2 (divulgar) to publicize
    público,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 public
    hacer público algo, to announce sthg
    2 (de control estatal) public
    una biblioteca pública, a public library
    un colegio público, a state school
    una empresa pública, a state-owned company
    II sustantivo masculino
    1 public: el museo cierra al público los lunes, the museum closes to the public on Mondays
    una película para todos los públicos, a film suitable for the general public
    2 Cine Teat audience
    3 (en deporte) crowd, spectators pl
    4 (de publicaciones) readership
    ♦ Locuciones: en público, in public
    ser de dominio público, to be common knowledge
    ' público' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarrotar
    - acto
    - afluencia
    - alteración
    - alumbrada
    - alumbrado
    - antro
    - atizar
    - audiencia
    - auditorio
    - cachondeo
    - colegio
    - concurrencia
    - conocer
    - consejo
    - conserje
    - desalojo
    - desarrollarse
    - desorden
    - dominio
    - electrizar
    - encantar
    - enmudecer
    - erario
    - expectante
    - farol
    - funcionaria
    - funcionario
    - galería
    - íntima
    - íntimo
    - mezclarse
    - opositor
    - opositora
    - parque
    - peligro
    - portera
    - portero
    - privada
    - privado
    - publicar
    - pública
    - PVP
    - reparo
    - revisor
    - revisora
    - sala
    - sector
    - sentenciar
    - sombra
    English:
    address
    - Amtrak
    - appear
    - appearance
    - applaud
    - appreciative
    - arouse
    - audience
    - boo
    - breach
    - break
    - cannon
    - clinic
    - coinbox
    - come on
    - crowd
    - curtail
    - declare
    - decree
    - disorder
    - disorderly
    - disturb
    - domain
    - general public
    - grip
    - hiss
    - hoot
    - lavatory
    - mainstream
    - menace
    - open
    - out
    - pay phone
    - phone-in
    - pitch
    - promenade concert
    - public
    - public convenience
    - public funds
    - publicize
    - purse
    - release
    - request
    - responsive
    - restricted
    - retail
    - retail price
    - roar
    - speaker
    - state
    * * *
    público, -a
    adj
    1. [colegio, transporte, teléfono, servicio] public;
    en público in public;
    no le gusta hablar en público she doesn't like speaking in public;
    hacer algo público to make sth public;
    personaje público public figure;
    un acto público en honor al escritor fallecido a public ceremony in honour of the late writer;
    ese andamio es un peligro público that scaffolding is a danger to the public;
    eso es de dominio público that's public knowledge
    2. [del Estado] public;
    el sector público the public sector;
    un funcionario público a public sector worker
    3. [conocido] public;
    ser público to be common knowledge
    nm
    1. [en espectáculo] audience;
    [en encuentro deportivo] crowd;
    una película dirigida al público infantil a movie aimed at young audiences;
    para todos los públicos, CSur [m5] para todo público (suitable) for all ages;
    [película] Br ≈ U, US ≈ G;
    muy poco público asistió al encuentro very few people attended the game;
    tiene un público fiel she has a loyal following
    2. [comunidad] public;
    el gran público the (general) public;
    abierto al público open to the public
    * * *
    I adj public; escuela public, Br
    state;
    hacer público make public, announce;
    hacerse público become public o known
    II m public; TEA audience; DEP spectators pl, crowd;
    el gran público the general public;
    en público in public
    * * *
    público, -ca adj
    : public
    1) : public
    2) : audience, spectators pl
    * * *
    público1 adj
    1. (en general) public
    2. (del Estado) state
    1. (en general) public
    2. (en un cine, teatro, etc) audience
    3. (en un estadio, etc) crowd / spectators

    Spanish-English dictionary > público

  • 14 lunes por la noche

    el lunes por la noche

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lunes por la noche

  • 15 Partido Laborista

    m.
    Labor Party, Labour Party, labor movement, labour movement.
    * * *
    el Partido Laborista
    = Labour Party, the

    Ex: Irish former minister Proinsias de Rossa was knocked to the ground after a public meeting in Dublin on Monday night, according to the Labour Party.

    * * *
    Labor o Br
    Labour party

    Spanish-English dictionary > Partido Laborista

  • 16 en público

    • in prospect
    • in public meeting
    • publicize
    • publicly and peacefully

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > en público

  • 17 públicamente

    • in prospect
    • in public meeting
    • in the face of
    • in the fact that
    • professedly
    • publicize
    • publicly and peacefully

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > públicamente

  • 18 tras el velo

    • behind a veil
    • in public meeting
    • in pursuance of

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > tras el velo

  • 19 sesión pública

    f.
    public meeting, open meeting.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sesión pública

  • 20 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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    Multiple Entries:
    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

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