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  • 1 deslavazado

    adj.
    faded, colorless, dull, washed-out.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: deslavazar.
    * * *
    1 (insulso) insipid
    2 (mal compuesto) disjointed
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=incoherente) disjointed
    2) [tela, vestido] (=lacio) limp; (=desteñido) faded; (=aburrido) colourless, colorless (EEUU)
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <tela/vestido> limp; <discurso/argumento> disjointed, rambling (before n); < persona> dull, colorless*
    * * *
    Ex. Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <tela/vestido> limp; <discurso/argumento> disjointed, rambling (before n); < persona> dull, colorless*
    * * *

    Ex: Anthony Datto thanked them for having permitted him to unburden himself and after a few desultory remarks about the nasty weather and nothing in particular, they parted.

    * * *
    1 ‹tela/vestido› limp
    2 ‹discurso/argumento› disjointed, rambling ( before n)
    3 ‹persona› dull, colorless*, wishy-washy ( colloq)
    * * *
    deslavazado, -a adj
    [discurso, relato] disjointed, rambling; [argumentación] incoherent
    * * *
    adj tela limp; fig
    disjointed

    Spanish-English dictionary > deslavazado

  • 2 destartalado

    adj.
    broken-down, broken, ruined, in shambles.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: destartalar.
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    1 (casa etc) tumbledown, ramshackle; (coche etc) clapped-out, rickety; (mueble) dilapidated, shabby
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [casa] (=grande, mal dispuesta) large and rambling; (=ruinoso) tumbledown
    2) [coche] rickety
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam) < coche> beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq); < mueble> shabby; < casa> ramshackle, rundown
    * * *
    = decrepit, rickety, dilapidated, ramshackle.
    Ex. No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex. Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.
    Ex. China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex. The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam) < coche> beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq); < mueble> shabby; < casa> ramshackle, rundown
    * * *
    = decrepit, rickety, dilapidated, ramshackle.

    Ex: No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.

    Ex: Only the nomads travel by camel, other desert travellers have to depend on aged and rickety vehicles.
    Ex: China's transport authorities plan to scrap dilapidated ships to enhance safety and improve the competitiveness of the industry.
    Ex: The ramshackle village clings like a limpet to the cliffs.

    * * *
    1 ( fam); ‹coche› dilapidated, beat-up ( AmE colloq), clapped-out ( BrE colloq); ‹mueble› dilapidated, shabby; ‹casa› ramshackle, rundown, dilapidated
    2 ( fam) (desordenado) untidy
    la casa está toda destartalada the house is very untidy o in a terrible mess
    * * *

    Del verbo destartalar: ( conjugate destartalar)

    destartalado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    destartalado    
    destartalar
    destartalado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) ‹ coche beat-up (AmE colloq), clapped-out (BrE colloq);


    mueble shabby;
    casa ramshackle, rundown
    destartalado,-a adjetivo ramshackle
    destartalar vtr LAm (dejar una casa o sitio sin los objetos de uso habitual) to clean out
    ' destartalado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    destartalada
    English:
    dilapidated
    - ramshackle
    - run-down
    - broken-down
    - decrepit
    - scruffy
    * * *
    destartalado, -a adj
    1. [viejo, deteriorado] dilapidated
    2. [desordenado] untidy
    * * *
    adj vehículo, casa dilapidated
    * * *
    destartalado, -da adj
    : dilapidated, tumbledown

    Spanish-English dictionary > destartalado

  • 3 discurso

    m.
    1 speech.
    dar o pronunciar un discurso (sobre) to give o deliver a speech (on)
    discurso de agradecimiento speech of thanks
    discurso de clausura closing speech
    me soltó uno de sus discursos she gave me one of her lectures
    3 discourse, ideology (ideario).
    4 discourse (linguistics).
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: discursar.
    * * *
    1 (conferencia) speech, lecture, discourse
    2 (razonamiento) reasoning
    3 (escrito, tratado) discourse, dissertation
    5 (del tiempo) passing, passage
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) speech, address
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=alocución) speech

    pronunciar un discurso — to make a speech, give a speech

    2) (=forma de hablar) rhetoric
    3) (=habla) speech, faculty of speech
    4) [del tiempo]
    * * *
    a) ( alocución) speech

    pronunciar un discursoto give o make a speech

    me soltó un discurso — (fam) he gave me a real lecture

    b) ( retórica) discourse
    c) (Ling) speech, discourse (tech)
    d) (liter) ( del tiempo) passing, passage (frml or liter)
    * * *
    = speech, address, discourse, oration, line of discussion, rant, speaking commitment.
    Ex. For the sake of editorial continuity, those speeches which were given at both locations (for example, Mr. Gorman's presentation) are only printed here once.
    Ex. The title of his address is 'How many drops to fill the bucket?'.
    Ex. In many discourses 'policy making' and 'decision making' are synonymous terms.
    Ex. The cataloger with principles would never have placed some of it under Oration and some of it under American Scholar.
    Ex. The second line of discussion concentrates on a social perspective cognition and the role of language as a mental instrument.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. Emerson already has a schedule full of speaking commitments.
    ----
    * análisis del discurso = discourse analysis.
    * discurso científico = scholarly communication, scholarly discourse.
    * discurso de apertura = keynote address, opening address, opening speech, keynote presentation.
    * discurso de bienvenida = welcoming address, welcoming speech, welcome address, salutatory oration.
    * discurso de clausura = closing speech, closing address.
    * discurso de despedida = farewell address.
    * discurso de fin de curso = commencement salutatory.
    * discurso de graduación = commencement address.
    * discurso de la sesión plenaria = plenary address.
    * discurso inaugural = keynote address, inaugural address, inaugural speech, keynote presentation.
    * discurso político = political discourse, political speech, spin.
    * discurso presidencial = presidential address.
    * discurso público = public speech.
    * discurso religioso = religious discourse.
    * escritor de discursos a sueldo = speechwriter.
    * notas de discurso = speaking notes.
    * pronunciar un discurso = deliver + oration, deliver + speech, give + speech.
    * * *
    a) ( alocución) speech

    pronunciar un discursoto give o make a speech

    me soltó un discurso — (fam) he gave me a real lecture

    b) ( retórica) discourse
    c) (Ling) speech, discourse (tech)
    d) (liter) ( del tiempo) passing, passage (frml or liter)
    * * *
    = speech, address, discourse, oration, line of discussion, rant, speaking commitment.

    Ex: For the sake of editorial continuity, those speeches which were given at both locations (for example, Mr. Gorman's presentation) are only printed here once.

    Ex: The title of his address is 'How many drops to fill the bucket?'.
    Ex: In many discourses 'policy making' and 'decision making' are synonymous terms.
    Ex: The cataloger with principles would never have placed some of it under Oration and some of it under American Scholar.
    Ex: The second line of discussion concentrates on a social perspective cognition and the role of language as a mental instrument.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: Emerson already has a schedule full of speaking commitments.
    * análisis del discurso = discourse analysis.
    * discurso científico = scholarly communication, scholarly discourse.
    * discurso de apertura = keynote address, opening address, opening speech, keynote presentation.
    * discurso de bienvenida = welcoming address, welcoming speech, welcome address, salutatory oration.
    * discurso de clausura = closing speech, closing address.
    * discurso de despedida = farewell address.
    * discurso de fin de curso = commencement salutatory.
    * discurso de graduación = commencement address.
    * discurso de la sesión plenaria = plenary address.
    * discurso inaugural = keynote address, inaugural address, inaugural speech, keynote presentation.
    * discurso político = political discourse, political speech, spin.
    * discurso presidencial = presidential address.
    * discurso público = public speech.
    * discurso religioso = religious discourse.
    * escritor de discursos a sueldo = speechwriter.
    * notas de discurso = speaking notes.
    * pronunciar un discurso = deliver + oration, deliver + speech, give + speech.

    * * *
    1 (alocución) speech
    pronunciar un discurso to give o make o deliver a speech
    discurso de apertura/clausura/presentación opening/closing/introductory speech
    no te puedes imaginar el discurso que me soltó ( fam); you should've heard the lecture he gave me o I got ( colloq)
    discurso del/sobre el estado de la Unión State of the Union Message/Address
    2 (retórica) discourse
    3 ( Ling) speech, discourse ( tech)
    análisis del discurso discourse analysis
    4 ( liter) (del tiempo) passing, passage ( frmlor liter)
    Compuesto:
    discurso directo/indirecto
    direct/indirect speech
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    discurso sustantivo masculino
    speech;
    pronunciar un discurso to give o make a speech

    discurso sustantivo masculino
    1 (exposición oral) speech
    dar o pronunciar un discurso, to make a speech
    2 (conjunto de ideas) discourse
    discurso interesante, interesting discourse
    3 (espacio de tiempo) course, passing: en el discurso de tres horas..., over the course of three hours...

    ' discurso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abrir
    - acentuar
    - aglomerar
    - de
    - efecto
    - exaltación
    - exponer
    - fluida
    - fluido
    - improvisada
    - improvisado
    - inconexa
    - inconexo
    - inflamar
    - lema
    - matizar
    - modestamente
    - monótona
    - monótono
    - palabra
    - parrafada
    - preámbulo
    - pronunciar
    - reanudar
    - recoveco
    - rellena
    - relleno
    - réplica
    - reticente
    - revolver
    - soltura
    - trabazón
    - tralla
    - adornar
    - alargar
    - amenizar
    - apasionado
    - apropiado
    - bienvenida
    - brevedad
    - brillo
    - cita
    - clausura
    - clausurar
    - coherente
    - dar
    - difamatorio
    - echar
    - electoral
    - emotivo
    English:
    address
    - articulate
    - backlash
    - before
    - condense
    - discourse
    - drag out
    - draw out
    - eloquent
    - emotional
    - fiery
    - fluent
    - fluster
    - go over
    - high-powered
    - inflame
    - inspirational
    - intense
    - interpret
    - lengthy
    - make
    - nationalist
    - oration
    - outline
    - pad out
    - pompous
    - preface
    - prevail
    - rambling
    - rattle through
    - rousing
    - speak
    - speech
    - spirited
    - tone
    - unprepared
    - well
    - would
    - cuff
    - through
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    1. [exposición oral] speech;
    dar o [m5] pronunciar un discurso (sobre) to give o deliver a speech (on);
    discurso de apertura/clausura opening/closing speech;
    discurso de bienvenida/despedida welcome/farewell speech;
    discurso de agradecimiento speech of thanks
    2. Pey [sermón] lecture;
    me soltó uno de sus discursos she gave me one of her lectures
    3. [manera de expresarse]
    se dirigió a nosotros con su lento discurso he addressed us in his unhurried manner
    4. [ideario] discourse, ideology;
    la oposición se ha quedado sin discurso the opposition now has nothing to offer;
    el partido en el gobierno le ha robado el discurso a la oposición the government has stolen the opposition's clothes
    5. [transcurso]
    el discurso del tiempo the passage of time;
    con el discurso de los años with the passing years
    6. Ling discourse
    * * *
    m
    1 speech
    2 de tiempo passage, passing
    * * *
    1) oración: speech, address
    2) : discourse, treatise
    * * *
    discurso n speech [pl. speeches]

    Spanish-English dictionary > discurso

  • 4 divagaciones

    f.pl.
    ravings, rambles, rambling talk.
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    (n.) = ramblings, musings, stray thoughts
    Ex. Who would want to hear the the ramblings of a retiring past president?.
    Ex. Defoe's eighteenth century style full of tedious moralizing and philosophical musings, and not exactly well-stocked with dramatic excitements to relieve the steady pace, seemed not at all to put him off.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Some stray thoughts on Dewey Decimal Classification'.
    * * *
    (n.) = ramblings, musings, stray thoughts

    Ex: Who would want to hear the the ramblings of a retiring past president?.

    Ex: Defoe's eighteenth century style full of tedious moralizing and philosophical musings, and not exactly well-stocked with dramatic excitements to relieve the steady pace, seemed not at all to put him off.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'Some stray thoughts on Dewey Decimal Classification'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > divagaciones

  • 5 divagación

    f.
    divagation, discursion, wandering, digression.
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    1 digression
    * * *
    SF (=disgresión) digression
    pl divagaciones wanderings, ramblings
    * * *
    femenino digression
    * * *
    = digression, meandering, wander.
    Ex. If we instruct it to ponder this question more leisurely, it will quickly try the user's patience with digressions concerning the less illustrious senior MOZART, LEOPOLD.
    Ex. Browsing when one has no clue what one wants is not a very intellectual activity, it is rather aimless meandering.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Memories of Otago and Southland libraries and librarians: an unmethodical wander'.
    ----
    * divagaciones = ramblings, musings, stray thoughts.
    * lleno de divagaciones = meandering.
    * * *
    femenino digression
    * * *
    = digression, meandering, wander.

    Ex: If we instruct it to ponder this question more leisurely, it will quickly try the user's patience with digressions concerning the less illustrious senior MOZART, LEOPOLD.

    Ex: Browsing when one has no clue what one wants is not a very intellectual activity, it is rather aimless meandering.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Memories of Otago and Southland libraries and librarians: an unmethodical wander'.
    * divagaciones = ramblings, musings, stray thoughts.
    * lleno de divagaciones = meandering.

    * * *
    digression
    déjate de divagaciones y ve al grano stop digressing and get to the point
    * * *

    divagación sustantivo femenino
    digression
    divagación sustantivo femenino digression, rambling: se pierde en divagaciones absurdas, he gets lost in his absurd ramblings
    ' divagación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escarceo
    * * *
    digression
    * * *
    f digression

    Spanish-English dictionary > divagación

  • 6 divagador

    adj.
    digressive, rambling, wandering.
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    ADJ rambling, discursive
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    Ex. By giving the searcher an opportunity to be more discursive, it may be possible to better assess the effectiveness of the different search formulation strategies.
    * * *

    Ex: By giving the searcher an opportunity to be more discursive, it may be possible to better assess the effectiveness of the different search formulation strategies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > divagador

  • 7 divagar

    v.
    1 to digress.
    2 to let one's mind wander, to be vague, to moon around, to talk vaguely.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ LLEGAR], like link=llegar llegar
    1 to digress, ramble
    * * *
    VI
    1) (=salirse del tema) to digress

    ¡no divagues! — get on with it!, come to the point!

    2) (=hablar vagamente) to ramble
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) ( desviarse del tema) to digress
    b) ( hablar sin sentido) to ramble
    * * *
    = ramble, digress, meander, drift off, wander off + track, wander off + topic, go off on + a tangent, go off at + a tangent, go off + the track, get off + the track, fly off on + a tangent.
    Ex. Because by now comparative librarianship has a well-developed methodology, he does not have to waste his effort by rambling.
    Ex. But let me digress for a moment.
    Ex. They are mixed up as the talk meanders about, apparently without conscious pattern.
    Ex. The study loses track of its argument at times and drifts off into analyses of the peacemaking process that are not relevant.
    Ex. You may find that it is easy to find ourself wandering off track, following something that really interests you, and ultimately not answering the question.
    Ex. Occasional wandering off topic is allowed, but should be kept to a bare minimum.
    Ex. The book encourages the reader to go off on a tangent and wander from thought to thought endlessly.
    Ex. If you go off at tangents, you could end up with pointless discussions about the best car to buy, the public transport alternatives, etc.
    Ex. The Commission, however, goes off the track with its structural and institutional recommendations on how to ensure the long-term availability of public information resources = No obstante, la Comisión se sale por la tangente con sus recomendaciones estructurales e institucionales sobre cómo asegurar la disponibilidad a largo plazo de los recursos de información pública.
    Ex. 'This discussion is getting off the track,' he said politely = "Esta discusión se está saliendo por la tangente", dijo cortésmente.
    Ex. There's a real danger of flying off on a tangent while writing about this as it for once is purely about politics and there's 'nowt' as controversial as that.
    ----
    * divagar sobre varios temas = roam over + topics.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) ( desviarse del tema) to digress
    b) ( hablar sin sentido) to ramble
    * * *
    = ramble, digress, meander, drift off, wander off + track, wander off + topic, go off on + a tangent, go off at + a tangent, go off + the track, get off + the track, fly off on + a tangent.

    Ex: Because by now comparative librarianship has a well-developed methodology, he does not have to waste his effort by rambling.

    Ex: But let me digress for a moment.
    Ex: They are mixed up as the talk meanders about, apparently without conscious pattern.
    Ex: The study loses track of its argument at times and drifts off into analyses of the peacemaking process that are not relevant.
    Ex: You may find that it is easy to find ourself wandering off track, following something that really interests you, and ultimately not answering the question.
    Ex: Occasional wandering off topic is allowed, but should be kept to a bare minimum.
    Ex: The book encourages the reader to go off on a tangent and wander from thought to thought endlessly.
    Ex: If you go off at tangents, you could end up with pointless discussions about the best car to buy, the public transport alternatives, etc.
    Ex: The Commission, however, goes off the track with its structural and institutional recommendations on how to ensure the long-term availability of public information resources = No obstante, la Comisión se sale por la tangente con sus recomendaciones estructurales e institucionales sobre cómo asegurar la disponibilidad a largo plazo de los recursos de información pública.
    Ex: 'This discussion is getting off the track,' he said politely = "Esta discusión se está saliendo por la tangente", dijo cortésmente.
    Ex: There's a real danger of flying off on a tangent while writing about this as it for once is purely about politics and there's 'nowt' as controversial as that.
    * divagar sobre varios temas = roam over + topics.

    * * *
    divagar [A3 ]
    vi
    to digress
    el conferenciante empezó a divagar the speaker began to go off at a tangent o go off the point o disgress
    déjate de divagar stop straying o wandering off the subject o going off the point
    había tomado mucho vino y ya empezaba a divagar he'd drunk a lot of wine and he was starting to ramble
    * * *

    divagar ( conjugate divagar) verbo intransitivo


    divagar verbo intransitivo to digress, wander
    ' divagar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    ramble
    * * *
    to ramble;
    deja ya de divagar y ve al grano stop rambling and get to the point;
    cuando se pone a divagar no hay quien lo aguante he's unbearable when he starts to ramble on
    * * *
    v/i digress
    * * *
    divagar {52} vi
    : to digress

    Spanish-English dictionary > divagar

  • 8 enmarañado

    adj.
    1 entangled, enmeshed, matted, tangled.
    2 muddled, tangled.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: enmarañar.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [pelo] tousled, tangled
    2) [asunto] messy, complicated
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <pelo/lana> tangled
    b) (complicado, confuso) complicated, involved
    * * *
    = entangled, gnarly [gnarlier -comp., gnarliest -sup.], tangled.
    Ex. The rapid spreading of electronic mail, bulletin boards, and newsletters give rise to an entangled pattern of standards.
    Ex. These gnarly old vines produce concentrated fruit of unsurpass quality and intensity.
    Ex. Now, let me express to you, you have, in a manner of speaking, created quite a tangled ball of yarn in this situation.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <pelo/lana> tangled
    b) (complicado, confuso) complicated, involved
    * * *
    = entangled, gnarly [gnarlier -comp., gnarliest -sup.], tangled.

    Ex: The rapid spreading of electronic mail, bulletin boards, and newsletters give rise to an entangled pattern of standards.

    Ex: These gnarly old vines produce concentrated fruit of unsurpass quality and intensity.
    Ex: Now, let me express to you, you have, in a manner of speaking, created quite a tangled ball of yarn in this situation.

    * * *
    1 ‹pelo/lana› tangled
    tienes el pelo todo enmarañado your hair's all tangled o in a tangle
    2 (complicado, confuso) complicated, involved
    * * *

    Del verbo enmarañar: ( conjugate enmarañar)

    enmarañado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    enmarañado    
    enmarañar
    enmarañado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a)pelo/lana tangled

    b) (complicado, confuso) complicated, involved

    ' enmarañado' also found in these entries:
    English:
    matted
    - rambling
    - fuzzy
    - shaggy
    * * *
    enmarañado, -a adj
    1. [pelo] tangled;
    [ovillo, manguera, cable] tangled
    2. [asunto, situación] complicated, confused;
    [argumento, narración] involved, convoluted

    Spanish-English dictionary > enmarañado

  • 9 errar

    v.
    1 to choose wrongly.
    2 to wander.
    3 to make a mistake.
    María erró en sus cálculos Mary made a mistake in her calculations.
    4 to miss.
    5 to mistake, to miss, to fail, to miscalculate.
    María erró sus cálculos Mary mistook her calculations.
    6 to go astray, to err from the path of righteousness.
    El huérfano erró The orphan went astray.
    7 to roam around, to ramble, to roam about.
    * * *
    (e changes to ye in stressed syllables)
    Present Indicative
    yerro/ yerras/ yerra, erramos, erráis, yerran.
    Present Subjunctive
    yerre, yerres, yerre, erremos, erréis, yerren.
    Imperative
    yerra (tú), yerre (él/Vd.), erremos (nos.), errad (vos.), yerren (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=equivocar) [+ tiro] to miss with, aim badly; [+ blanco] to miss; [+ vocación] to miss, mistake
    2) [en obligación] to fail ( in one's duty to)
    2. VI
    1) (=vagar) to wander, rove
    2) (=equivocarse) to be mistaken

    errar es cosa humana, de los hombres es errar — to err is human

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <tiro/golpe> to miss

    erró su vocación — she chose the wrong vocation/career

    2.
    errar vi
    1) ( fallar)

    (le) erré otra vezmissed again! (colloq), I've missed again

    le erraste feo — (RPl fam) you were way out o off the mark (colloq)

    2) (liter) persona ( vagar) to wander, roam; mirada/imaginación to wander
    * * *
    = miss + the mark, ramble, err, roam (about/around), mistake, range, rove, miss + the point.
    Ex. Such considerations suggest that exhortations directed at SLIS to transform their curricula in unspecified radical fashion miss the mark.
    Ex. Because by now comparative librarianship has a well-developed methodology, he does not have to waste his effort by rambling.
    Ex. Wherein had she erred? Try as she might she could think of nothing.
    Ex. Unless children are given time to roam about unhindered among books of many kinds, left alone to choose for themselves, and to do what any avid adult reader does, then maybe we labor in vain.
    Ex. A flat 'no' to a question such as 'Is this book recommended for Professor Shaw's course?' leaves uncertainty as to whether one was mistaken in the professor or in the suggestion that it was for a course.
    Ex. We will be bringing scholars from all over the world both to range widely in our multiform collections and put things together rather than just take them apart.
    Ex. The production is extremely lively: Wandering musicians rove the tiny stage and aisles, competing with birdsong and baroque concertos over the tannoy.
    Ex. Even those states who are pushing for legalized sports betting are missing the point when it comes to making a profit through sports betting.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <tiro/golpe> to miss

    erró su vocación — she chose the wrong vocation/career

    2.
    errar vi
    1) ( fallar)

    (le) erré otra vezmissed again! (colloq), I've missed again

    le erraste feo — (RPl fam) you were way out o off the mark (colloq)

    2) (liter) persona ( vagar) to wander, roam; mirada/imaginación to wander
    * * *
    = miss + the mark, ramble, err, roam (about/around), mistake, range, rove, miss + the point.

    Ex: Such considerations suggest that exhortations directed at SLIS to transform their curricula in unspecified radical fashion miss the mark.

    Ex: Because by now comparative librarianship has a well-developed methodology, he does not have to waste his effort by rambling.
    Ex: Wherein had she erred? Try as she might she could think of nothing.
    Ex: Unless children are given time to roam about unhindered among books of many kinds, left alone to choose for themselves, and to do what any avid adult reader does, then maybe we labor in vain.
    Ex: A flat 'no' to a question such as 'Is this book recommended for Professor Shaw's course?' leaves uncertainty as to whether one was mistaken in the professor or in the suggestion that it was for a course.
    Ex: We will be bringing scholars from all over the world both to range widely in our multiform collections and put things together rather than just take them apart.
    Ex: The production is extremely lively: Wandering musicians rove the tiny stage and aisles, competing with birdsong and baroque concertos over the tannoy.
    Ex: Even those states who are pushing for legalized sports betting are missing the point when it comes to making a profit through sports betting.

    * * *
    errar [ A26 ]
    vt
    ‹tiro/golpe› to miss
    erró el remate he missed the shot, he shot wide/high
    erró su vocación she chose the wrong vocation/career
    ■ errar
    vi
    A
    (fallar): (le) erré otra vez missed again! ( colloq), I've missed again
    erró en su decisión he was mistaken in his decision, he made the wrong decision
    le erraste feo ( RPl fam); you were way out o way off the mark ( colloq), you were miles out ( colloq)
    errar es humano to err is human
    B ( liter); «persona» (vagar) to wander, roam, rove ( liter); «mirada» to wander
    su imaginación erraba por lugares lejanos his thoughts wandered o drifted o strayed to far-off places
    * * *

    errar ( conjugate errar) verbo transitivotiro/golpe to miss;
    erró su vocación she chose the wrong vocation/career

    verbo intransitivo [ tirador] to miss;
    erró en su decisión he made the wrong decision
    errar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (un tiro, golpe) to miss
    2 (una elección) to get wrong
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (vagar) to wander
    2 (cometer fallos) to make a mistake

    ' errar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    equivocarse
    - engañar
    - fallar
    - tiro
    - yerra
    English:
    aimlessly
    - err
    - miss
    - muff
    - roam
    * * *
    vt
    1. [tiro, golpe] to miss
    2. [no acertar en]
    errar el cálculo/la respuesta to get the figures/answer wrong;
    errar el rumbo to choose the wrong course;
    errar la vocación to mistake one's vocation;
    RP
    le erraron con el diagnóstico he was misdiagnosed;
    RP Fam
    errar el biscochazo to be wide of the mark
    vi
    1. [vagar] [persona, imaginación, mirada] to wander;
    erró de pueblo en pueblo she wandered from town to town
    2. [equivocarse] to make a mistake;
    erró en la elección de carrera he chose the wrong course;
    RP
    errarle to make a mistake;
    le erré en las cuentas I made a mistake in the accounts;
    le erró, no le tendría que haber dicho nada he made a mistake, he shouldn't have told him anything
    3. [al tirar] to miss
    * * *
    I v/t miss;
    errar el tiro/golpe miss;
    errar el cálculo miscalculate, make a mistake in one’s figures
    II v/i miss;
    errar es humano to err is human
    * * *
    errar {32} vt
    fallar: to miss
    errar vi
    1) desacertar: to be wrong, to be mistaken
    2) vagar: to wander
    * * *
    errar vb
    1. (fallar) to miss
    2. (equivocarse) to be wrong
    3. (vagar) to wander

    Spanish-English dictionary > errar

  • 10 hilación

    f.
    illation, cohesion, logical sequence.
    * * *
    ----
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * * *
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > hilación

  • 11 incoherente

    adj.
    1 incoherent (inconexo).
    2 inconsistent (inconsecuente).
    * * *
    1 incoherent, disconnected
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=sin sentido) [pensamiento, ideas] incoherent; [comportamiento, respuestas] inconsistent
    2) (=inconexo) disconnected
    * * *
    adjetivo incoherent, illogical
    * * *
    = disjointed, disjoint, unreconciled.
    Ex. A fully informative abstract will be impossible to prepare for many discussion papers and reviews, since too many individual and disjointed ideas must be represented.
    Ex. The three periods allow us to test our techniques with citations from wholly disjoint sets of writings.
    Ex. Any items left unreconciled in the central fund such as bank transfers, should now be reconciled.
    ----
    * idea incoherente = disjointed idea.
    * ser incoherente = Negativo + hold + water.
    * * *
    adjetivo incoherent, illogical
    * * *
    = disjointed, disjoint, unreconciled.

    Ex: A fully informative abstract will be impossible to prepare for many discussion papers and reviews, since too many individual and disjointed ideas must be represented.

    Ex: The three periods allow us to test our techniques with citations from wholly disjoint sets of writings.
    Ex: Any items left unreconciled in the central fund such as bank transfers, should now be reconciled.
    * idea incoherente = disjointed idea.
    * ser incoherente = Negativo + hold + water.

    * * *
    1 (incongruente) incoherent, illogical
    2 (inconsecuente) inconsistent
    * * *

    incoherente adjetivo
    incoherent, illogical
    incoherente adjetivo incoherent
    ' incoherente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    incoherent
    - inconsistent
    - rambling
    * * *
    1. [inconexo] incoherent
    2. [inconsecuente] inconsistent
    * * *
    adj incoherent
    * * *
    : incoherent

    Spanish-English dictionary > incoherente

  • 12 rosal

    m.
    rose bush (arbusto).
    * * *
    1 rosebush
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=planta) rose bush, rose tree

    rosal de China, rosal japonés — japonica

    rosal trepador — climbing rose, rambling rose

    2) Caribe, Cono Sur (=rosaleda) rose bed, rose garden
    * * *
    masculino ( árbol) rosetree; ( arbusto) rosebush
    * * *
    = rose bush [rosebush].
    Ex. Thorns on the stems of rose bushes help to protect gardens from rabbits and other pests.
    * * *
    masculino ( árbol) rosetree; ( arbusto) rosebush
    * * *
    = rose bush [rosebush].

    Ex: Thorns on the stems of rose bushes help to protect gardens from rabbits and other pests.

    * * *
    (árbol) rosetree; (arbusto) rosebush, rose
    Compuesto:
    wild rose
    * * *

    rosal sustantivo masculino ( árbol) rosetree;
    ( arbusto) rosebush
    rosal m Bot rosebush
    ' rosal' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    hierbajo
    - cortar
    - espina
    - espinoso
    - rosa
    English:
    rambler
    - rose bush
    - rose
    * * *
    rosal nm
    [arbusto] rose bush
    * * *
    m rosebush
    * * *
    rosal nm
    : rosebush
    * * *
    rosal n rose bush

    Spanish-English dictionary > rosal

  • 13 senderismo

    1 trekking
    * * *
    SM rambling, hill walking
    * * *
    1) (Dep) hiking, trekking
    * * *
    = hiking.
    Ex. Due to the diverse countryside, pursuits such as fishing, climbing, mountain biking and hiking are becoming increasingly popular.
    ----
    * hacer senderismo = trek.
    * * *
    1) (Dep) hiking, trekking
    * * *

    Ex: Due to the diverse countryside, pursuits such as fishing, climbing, mountain biking and hiking are becoming increasingly popular.

    * hacer senderismo = trek.

    * * *
    A ( Dep) hiking, trekking
    * * *
    hiking, trekking, Br hillwalking
    * * *
    m trekking, hiking

    Spanish-English dictionary > senderismo

  • 14 sin

    prep.
    without.
    buscan gente sin experiencia previa they are looking for people with no o without previous experience
    sin alcohol alcohol-free
    ha escrito cinco libros sin (contar) las novelas he has written five books, not counting his novels
    está sin hacer it hasn't been done yet
    estamos sin vino we're out of wine
    muchos se quedaron sin casa a lot of people were left homeless, a lot of people lost their homes
    lleva tres noches sin dormir she hasn't slept for three nights
    sin que without
    sin que nadie se enterara without anyone noticing
    sin más (ni más) just like that
    m.
    INS, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
    * * *
    1 (carencia) without
    2 (además de) not counting
    \
    estar sin algo to be out of something
    estar sin + inf not to have been + past participle
    quedarse sin algo to run out of something
    seguir sin to still not
    sin casar unmarried
    sin lo cual otherwise
    sin más ni más without further ado
    sin que + subjuntivo without + - ing
    sin querer accidentally, by mistake
    sin vergüenza shameless
    * * *
    prep.
    * * *
    1. PREP
    1) [seguido de sustantivo, pronombre] without

    ¿puedes abrirla sin llave? — can you open it without a key?

    llevamos diez meses sin noticias — it's been ten months since we've had any news, we've been ten months without news

    parejas jóvenes, sin hijos — young couples with no children

    cerveza sin alcohol — alcohol-free beer, non-alcoholic beer

    estar sin algo, estuvimos varias horas sin luz — we had no electricity for several hours

    quedarse sin algo — (=terminarse) to run out of sth; (=perder) to lose sth

    sin papeles SMF illegal immigrant

    2) (=no incluyendo) not including, excluding

    ese es el precio de la bañera sin los grifos — that is the price of the bath, excluding o not including the taps

    cuesta 550 euros, sin IVA — it costs 550 euros, exclusive of VAT o not including VAT

    3) + infin
    a) [indicando acción]

    nos despedimos, no sin antes recordarles que... — (TV) before saying goodnight we'd like to remind you that...

    no me gusta estar sin hacer nada — I don't like having nothing to do, I don't like doing nothing

    b) [indicando continuidad]

    llevan mucho tiempo sin hablarse — they haven't spoken to each other for a long time

    seguir sin, las camas seguían sin hacer — the beds still hadn't been made

    c) [tras sustantivo pasivo]
    4)

    sin que+ subjun without

    sin que él lo sepa — without him knowing, without his knowing

    2.
    SF (=cerveza sin alcohol) alcohol-free beer
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *
    Ex. Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.
    ----
    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *

    Ex: Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.

    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.

    * * *
    A without
    lo tomo con leche y sin azúcar I take milk but no sugar
    reserva garantizada sin recargo guaranteed reservation at no extra cost
    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news
    solicite más información sin compromiso send for more details without obligation
    sin previo aviso with no advance warning
    ¡tírate! ¡sin miedo! jump! don't be scared!
    ¿qué harías tú sin mí? what would you do without me?
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer
    una pareja sin hijos a couple with no children, a childless couple
    un vuelo sin escalas a non-stop o direct flight
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    se quedó sin trabajo he lost his job
    una persona totalmente sin escrúpulos a completely unscrupulous person
    B
    1 sin + INF (con significado activo) without -ING
    se fue sin pagar she left without paying
    lo mandaron a la cama sin cenar they sent him to bed without any dinner
    somos diez sin contarlos a ellos there are ten of us not counting them
    estuvo una semana entera sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a whole week, she went a whole week without speaking to me
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot
    2 sin + INF
    (con significado pasivo): una camisa sin planchar an unironed shirt, a shirt that hasn't/hadn't been ironed
    esto está aún sin terminar this still isn't finished
    C sin QUE + SUBJ:
    los días pasan sin que dé señales de vida the days go by and there is still no word from him, the days go by with no word from him o without any word from him
    no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited
    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing
    Compuesto:
    * * *

     

    sin preposición
    1 without;

    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news;
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water;
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer;
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    2


    estuvo una semana sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a week;
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand;
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot


    esto está aún sin terminar it still isn't finished
    3 sin que + subj:

    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing;
    See Also→ embargo 2
    sin preposición without: se marchó sin ellos, he left without them
    costó mil pesetas, sin contar el IVA, it cost one thousand pesetas, not including VAT
    el edificio estaba sin terminar, the building was unfinished
    entre sin llamar, come in without knocking
    saldré sin que me vea, I'll go out without him seeing
    una bebida sin alcohol, a non-alcoholic drink
    ' sin' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - absoluta
    - absoluto
    - accidental
    - acéfala
    - acéfalo
    - agotar
    - agotada
    - agotado
    - agreste
    - ahora
    - ahorcarse
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alguna
    - alguno
    - aliento
    - alquilar
    - ambages
    - amorfa
    - amorfo
    - aparente
    - asesinar
    - aviso
    - ayunas
    - bagatela
    - baja
    - bajo
    - bañera
    - berrido
    - bien
    - blanca
    - blanco
    - bocado
    - bregar
    - bruta
    - bruto
    - burbuja
    - caldo
    - calle
    - callejón
    - calva
    - camino
    - caprichosa
    - caprichoso
    - causa
    - cazo
    - cero
    English:
    ability
    - accident
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - accustom
    - ado
    - afraid
    - age
    - agree
    - aimless
    - aimlessly
    - all-time
    - ammunition
    - another
    - antsy
    - anyhow
    - arrogant
    - at
    - attach
    - away
    - AWOL
    - babble
    - backbencher
    - backing
    - bare
    - barge in
    - basic
    - bat
    - bean
    - begin
    - behave
    - beyond
    - blank
    - blind alley
    - blue
    - blunt
    - bluntly
    - blurt out
    - boarding card
    - boarding pass
    - book
    - boorish
    - bootstrap
    - bottomless
    - break
    - breath
    - breathless
    - broke
    - busywork
    - buzz off
    * * *
    SIN nf
    1. (abrev de Servicio de Inteligencia Nacional del Perú) = Peruvian national intelligence department
    2. (abrev de Servicio de Inmigración y Naturalización) INS [US Immigration and Naturalization Service]
    * * *
    prp without;
    sin preguntar without asking;
    sin decir nada without (saying) a word;
    sin paraguas without an umbrella;
    sin que without;
    y sin más and without further ado;
    me lo dijo así, sin más that’s all he said to me, just that
    * * *
    sin prep
    1) : without
    sin querer: unintentionally
    sin refinar: unrefined
    2)
    sin que : without
    lo hicimos sin que él se diera cuenta: we did it without him noticing
    * * *
    sin prep
    1. (en general) without

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin

  • 15 sin hilación

    adj.
    unconnected.
    * * *
    (adj.) = rambling
    Ex. Try to avoid vague expressions and long, rambling sentences.
    * * *
    (adj.) = rambling

    Ex: Try to avoid vague expressions and long, rambling sentences.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin hilación

  • 16 trepador

    adj.
    climbing, trailing.
    m.
    1 social climber.
    2 climber.
    * * *
    1 (planta) climbing
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar peyorativo go-getter, social climber
    \
    ave trepadora creeper
    * * *
    trepador, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) [planta] climbing; [rosa] rambling
    2)

    este vino es bien trepador And * this wine goes straight to your head

    2.
    SM / F * (=persona) social climber
    3. SM
    1) (Bot) climber; (=rosa) rambler
    2) (Orn) nuthatch
    3) pl trepadores (=garfios) climbing irons
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo
    a) < planta> climbing (before n)
    b) (Col, CS, Ven)
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino
    1) (Col, CS, Ven) social climber
    2) trepadora femenino
    a) (Bot) climber
    b) (Zool) nuthatch
    * * *
    ----
    * planta trepadora = vine.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo
    a) < planta> climbing (before n)
    b) (Col, CS, Ven)
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino
    1) (Col, CS, Ven) social climber
    2) trepadora femenino
    a) (Bot) climber
    b) (Zool) nuthatch
    * * *
    * planta trepadora = vine.
    * * *
    1 ( Bot) climbing ( before n)
    rosal trepador rambling rose
    2 ( Zool):
    ave trepadora (como nombre genérico) tree-climbing bird, scansorial bird ( tech) (específicamente) nuthatch
    3
    (Col, CS): es ambicioso y trepador he's an ambitious social climber
    masculine, feminine
    A (Col, CS) social climber
    B
    1 ( Bot) climber
    2 ( Zool) nuthatch
    * * *

    trepador
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    1 (Col, CS, Ven) social climber
    2
    trepadora sustantivo femenino (Bot) climber

    trepador,-ora adj Bot climbing
    ' trepador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    trepadora
    English:
    rambler
    - rambling
    * * *
    trepador, -ora
    adj
    planta trepadora climbing plant
    nm,f
    Fam social climber
    nm
    1. [ave]
    trepador (azul) nuthatch
    2. [garfio] climbing iron
    * * *
    I adj
    :
    planta trepadora BOT climber, climbing plant
    II m
    1 climber, climbing plant
    2 ZO
    :
    trepador (azul) nuthatch
    III m, trepadora f social climber
    * * *
    trepador, - dora adj
    : climbing
    rosal trepador: rambling rose

    Spanish-English dictionary > trepador

  • 17 vieja

    f.
    1 old person.
    2 mi viejo, my dad.
    3 old woman.
    4 mother.
    * * *
    1. f., (m. - viejo) 2. f., (m. - viejo)
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=anciana) old woman
    2) *

    la vieja(=madre) my mum *; (=esposa) my old woman *

    3) ( Cono Sur) (=petardo) cracker, squib
    4) (Méx) [de cigarro] cigar stub
    * * *
    femenino (Col, Méx, Ven fam) ( mujer) broad (AmE sl), bird (BrE sl); ver tb viejo II
    * * *
    ----
    * cuento de viejas, superstición = old wives' tale.
    * vieja bruja = crone, evil old woman, harridan, old hag, hag, old bag, old crone, old bat.
    * vieja fea = old hag, old bag, old crone, old bat.
    * vieja gruñona = grumpy old woman.
    * vieja malvada = evil old woman.
    * * *
    femenino (Col, Méx, Ven fam) ( mujer) broad (AmE sl), bird (BrE sl); ver tb viejo II
    * * *
    * cuento de viejas, superstición = old wives' tale.
    * vieja bruja = crone, evil old woman, harridan, old hag, hag, old bag, old crone, old bat.
    * vieja fea = old hag, old bag, old crone, old bat.
    * vieja gruñona = grumpy old woman.
    * vieja malvada = evil old woman.
    * * *
    A (pez — del Mediterráneo, Atlántico norte) type of sea bream; (— del Mediterráneo) blenny; (— de aguas tropicales) globefish, puffer
    B (Col, Méx, Ven fam) (mujer) girl, woman
    C ( Ven) ( Jueg) tic-tac-toe ( AmE), noughts and crosses ( BrE)
    D ( Chi) (buscapiés) firecracker
    * * *

    vieja sustantivo femenino (Col, Méx, Ven fam) ( mujer) broad (AmE sl), bird (BrE sl);
    ver tb viejo sustantivo masculino, femenino
    viejo,-a
    I adjetivo old
    una vieja iglesia, an old church
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino old person
    (hombre) old man
    fam (padre) dad
    (mujer) old woman
    fam (madre) mum, US mom
    fam (los padres) los viejos, the parents o folks
    ' vieja' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abrigar
    - cacatúa
    - enfriar
    - recuerdo
    - reemplazar
    - trasto
    - viejo
    - puro
    English:
    biddy
    - chuck away
    - chuck out
    - disintegrate
    - has-been
    - rot away
    - strip off
    - venue
    - woman
    - broad
    - get
    - make
    - rambling
    * * *
    vieja nf
    1. [pescado] [de las Canarias] parrotfish;
    [con tentáculos] blenny
    2. Col, Méx, Ven Fam [mujer, chica] woman, Br bird
    * * *
    f old woman
    * * *
    vieja n old woman [pl. women]

    Spanish-English dictionary > vieja

  • 18 artículo

    m.
    1 article, item, commodity, good.
    2 article.
    3 article, clause.
    4 article, theme paper, paper.
    5 clause.
    * * *
    1 article
    2 (mercancía) article, product
    \
    hacer el artículo familiar to plug something
    in artículo mortis in articulo mortis
    artículo de fe RELIGIÓN article of faith
    artículo de fondo leading article, editorial
    artículo definido/determinado LINGÚÍSTICA definite article
    artículo indefinido/indeterminado LINGÚÍSTICA indefinite article
    artículos de consumo consumer goods
    artículos de limpieza cleaning products
    * * *
    noun m.
    3) item
    - artículos de consumo
    - artículos de primera necesidad
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Com) article, item

    artículos — commodities, goods

    artículos de marca — branded goods; (Com) proprietary goods

    artículos de primera necesidad — basic commodities, essentials

    2) [escrito] article; (TV) feature, report; [en revista erudita] article, paper; [en libro de referencia] entry, article

    artículo de fondo — leader, editorial

    artículo de portada — cover story, front-page article

    3) (Ling) article
    4) [de ley, documento] article, section, item
    * * *
    1) (Com)
    2)
    a) (escrito - en periódico, revista) article; (- en diccionario) entry, article
    b) ( de ley) article
    3) (Ling) article
    * * *
    1) (Com)
    2)
    a) (escrito - en periódico, revista) article; (- en diccionario) entry, article
    b) ( de ley) article
    3) (Ling) article
    * * *
    artículo1
    1 = item, stock item.

    Ex: Since only twenty or so items can be displayed on the screen at a time, the &\#8593; (Up), &\#8595; (Down), Page Up and Page Down keys are used to scroll through the listing.

    Ex: A new building will open in 1990, catering for 5 million stock items and 1,000 readers' seats.
    * artículo coleccionable = collectable item, collectable, collectible, collectible item.
    * artículo de bolsa de aseo = toiletry.
    * artículo de consumo = commodity, consumer commodity.
    * artículo de oferta = teaser, loss-leader.
    * artículo de tocador = toiletry.
    * artículo indefinido = indefinite article.
    * artículo personal = personal item.
    * artículos = goods.
    * artículos básicos = basic goods, basic provisions.
    * artículos de la casa = household goods.
    * artículos de lujo = luxury goods.
    * artículos de mimbre = wickerwork.
    * artículos de oficina = office supplies.
    * artículos de plata = silverware.
    * artículos de vidrio = glassware.
    * artículos diversos = sundries.
    * convertir Algo en un artículo de consumo = commodify.
    * impuesto sobre artículos de uso y consumo = excise tax.
    * información como artículo de consumo, la = information commodity.
    * tienda de artículos deportivos = sporting goods store.
    * tienda de artículos para regalo = gift shop, novelty shop.

    artículo2
    2 = article, contribution, paper.

    Ex: In a journal most formal items including articles, essays, discussions and reviews can be expected to be accompanied by an abstract.

    Ex: This is a contribution to a thematic issue on microcomputers in UK government libraries.
    Ex: In particular, a data base may be concerned to list separately individual periodical articles and single papers in conference proceedings.
    * acceso a los artículos de las publicaciones periódicas = article-level access.
    * artículo a modo de réplica = rebuttal article.
    * artículo científico = scientific article, academic paper, scientific paper, scholarly article.
    * artículo complementario = follow-up article.
    * artículo de enciclopedia = encyclopaedia article.
    * artículo de fondo = feature article.
    * artículo de investigación = research paper, research article, research contribution.
    * artículo de opinión = discussion article, discussion paper, opinion article, feature article, opinion piece, op-ed.
    * artículo de periódico = newspaper story, news article, newspaper article.
    * artículo de publicación periódica = journal article, periodical article.
    * artículo de revisión = review article, review essay.
    * artículo especial = feature article.
    * artículo introductorio = background paper, background article.
    * artículo origen = parent article.
    * artículo principal = lead article.
    * artículo que presenta las cuestiones a favor y en contra relacionadas con u = issue(s) paper.
    * artículo técnico = technical paper.
    * control de los artículos de las publicaciones periódicas = article-level control.
    * convocatoria de presentación de artículos = call for papers.
    * escribir un artículo = write + a paper, write + piece.
    * frase que recoge el tema principal del artículo = topic sentence.
    * producción de artículos = article productivity.
    * solicitar artículos = solicit + papers.

    artículo3
    3 = article.

    Ex: Thus we can easily start to compile a list of prepositions, conjunctions and articles, for example, an, a, the, and, for, this, these, which can be ignored in indexing.

    * artículo definitivo = definite article.

    * * *
    A ( Com):
    artículos fotográficos/del hogar photographic/household goods
    [ S ] artículos para regalo gifts
    grandes rebajas en todos nuestros artículos huge reductions on all our stock o products o on all items
    todo artículo eléctrico paga impuesto duty has to be paid on all electrical goods
    hacerle el artículo a algn: los niños me han estado haciendo el artículo para que alquile un video the children have been trying to talk me into renting a video
    Compuestos:
    essential item, essential
    mpl consumer goods (pl)
    mpl stationery
    mpl toiletries (pl)
    B
    1 (escrito — en periódico, revista) article; (— en diccionario) entry, article
    2 (de una ley) article
    Compuestos:
    article of faith
    se toman mis opiniones como si fueran artículo de ley they take everything I say as gospel
    editorial, leader ( BrE)
    think piece
    C [ Grammar notes (Spanish) ] ( Ling) article
    Compuestos:
    artículo determinado or definido
    definite article
    artículo indeterminado or indefinido
    indefinite article
    * * *

     

    Del verbo articular: ( conjugate articular)

    articulo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    articuló es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    articular    
    artículo
    articular ( conjugate articular) verbo transitivo (Tec, Ling) to articulate
    artículo sustantivo masculino
    1 (Com):
    artículos del hogar/de consumo household/consumer goods;

    artículo de primera necesidad essential item, essential;
    artículos de escritorio stationery;
    artículos de tocador toiletries;
    artículos de punto knitwear
    2
    a) (en periódico, revista) article;



    3 (Ling) article
    articular verbo transitivo to articulate
    artículo sustantivo masculino article
    ' artículo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    compendio
    - correo
    - densa
    - denso
    - desvaído
    - determinada
    - determinado
    - fondo
    - hablar
    - incendiaria
    - incendiario
    - infante
    - nuestra
    - nuestro
    - otra
    - otro
    - parche
    - pedido
    - primera
    - primero
    - producto
    - toda
    - todo
    - trabajar
    - viaje
    - a
    - abreviar
    - acortar
    - alguno
    - apartado
    - calidad
    - copiar
    - devolución
    - difamatorio
    - encabezar
    - jugoso
    - laguna
    - publicar
    - rebajar
    - recortar
    - redactar
    - saldo
    - sensacionalista
    - traer
    English:
    abstract
    - another
    - article
    - at
    - bed
    - byline
    - come across
    - commodity
    - consumable
    - contribution
    - deal with
    - editorial
    - export
    - feature
    - import
    - item
    - label
    - leave out
    - mirror
    - paper
    - piece
    - rambling
    - section
    - spread
    - definite
    - entry
    - indefinite
    - reject
    - research
    - second
    - story
    - which
    - write
    * * *
    1. Gram article
    artículo definido definite article;
    artículo determinado definite article;
    artículo indefinido indefinite article;
    artículo indeterminado indefinite article;
    artículo neutro neuter article [in Spanish, refers to the article “lo”]
    2. [periodístico] article
    artículo de fondo editorial
    3. [de diccionario] entry
    4. [en ley, reglamento] article
    Rel artículo de fe article of faith;
    tomar algo como artículo de fe to take sth as gospel
    5. [objeto, mercancía] article, item;
    han rebajado todos los artículos all items have been reduced;
    Fam
    hacer el artículo a alguien to give sb a sales pitch
    artículo básico basic product;
    artículos de fumador smokers' requisites;
    artículos de limpieza [objetos] cleaning accessories;
    [productos] cleaning products;
    artículos de viaje travel accessories
    6. Formal
    in artículo mortis [confesar, casarse] on one's deathbed
    * * *
    m
    1 de periódico, GRAM, JUR article
    2 COM product, item;
    * * *
    1) : article, thing
    2) : item, feature, report
    3)
    4)
    5)
    artículos de tocador : toiletries
    * * *
    artículo n article

    Spanish-English dictionary > artículo

  • 19 caserón

    m.
    large house.
    * * *
    1 big rambling house
    * * *
    SM large house, ramshackle house
    * * *
    masculino big, rambling house
    * * *
    masculino big, rambling house
    * * *
    (casagrande) big, rambling house; (— grande y destartalada) big, run-down house
    * * *
    large, rambling house
    * * *
    m big old barn

    Spanish-English dictionary > caserón

  • 20 excursionismo

    m.
    1 rambling.
    2 hiking.
    3 sightseeing, outings.
    * * *
    1 hiking, rambling
    * * *
    SM
    1) [por el campo] hiking
    2) (=ir de viaje) going on trips
    * * *
    masculino hiking
    * * *
    masculino hiking
    * * *
    hiking
    todos los fines de semana practicaba excursionismo por las montañas every weekend he went hiking o went on a hike o did some hiking in the mountains
    * * *

    excursionismo sustantivo masculino
    hiking
    excursionismo m Dep hiking
    ' excursionismo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    excursionista
    English:
    walking
    - hike
    - ramble
    * * *
    [en el campo] rambling; [de montaña] hiking
    * * *
    excursionismo n hiking

    Spanish-English dictionary > excursionismo

См. также в других словарях:

  • Rambling — Ram bling (r[a^]m bl[i^]ng), a. Roving; wandering; discursive; as, a rambling fellow, talk, or building. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rambling —    Rambling has been a popular activity throughout this century, although numbers have risen significantly as leisure time and car ownership have increased. The Rambler’s Association, which was formed in 1931, represents the rights of walkers,… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • rambling — [adj1] disconnected, wordy circuitous, confused, desultory, diffuse, digressive, discursive, disjointed, incoherent, incongruous, irregular, long winded, periphrastic, prolix; concept 267 Ant. connected, direct, straightforward rambling [adj2]… …   New thesaurus

  • rambling — index circuitous, desultory, discursive (digressive), indirect, labyrinthine, loquacious, profuse, pr …   Law dictionary

  • rambling — ram|bling1 [ˈræmblıŋ] adj [usually before noun] 1.) a rambling building has an irregular shape and covers a large area ▪ a rambling old farmhouse 2.) rambling speech or writing is very long and does not seem to have any clear organization or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rambling — [[t]ræ̱mblɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A rambling building is big and old with an irregular shape. ...that rambling house and its bizarre contents. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n (disapproval) If you describe a speech or piece of writing as rambling, you… …   English dictionary

  • rambling — adjective 1 a building that is rambling has an irregular shape and covers a large area: a large rambling house on the hillside 2 speech or writing that is rambling is very long and does not seem to have any clear organization or purpose: a long… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rambling — ramblingly, adv. ramblingness, n. /ram bling/, adj. 1. aimlessly wandering. 2. taking an irregular course; straggling: a rambling brook. 3. spread out irregularly in various directions: a rambling mansion. 4. straying from one subject to another; …   Universalium

  • rambling — adjective 1) a rambling speech Syn: long winded, verbose, wordy, prolix; digressive, maundering, roundabout, circuitous, tortuous, circumlocutory; disconnected, disjointed, incoherent Ant: concise …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • rambling — I UK [ˈræmblɪŋ] / US adjective 1) a rambling speech or piece of writing is long and confusing 2) a rambling house has a lot of different parts and covers a large area II UK [ˈræmblɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] the activity of going for long walks… …   English dictionary

  • rambling — /ˈræmblɪŋ/ (say rambling) adjective 1. wandering about aimlessly. 2. taking an irregular course; straggling. 3. spread out irregularly in various directions: a rambling mansion. 4. straying from one subject to another: *she could still reasonably …   Australian English dictionary

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