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  • 1 política

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    2) ( postura) policy

    política interior/exterior — domestic/foreign policy

    nuestra política educativa/salarial — our education/wage policy

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

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

    2) ( postura) policy

    política interior/exterior — domestic/foreign policy

    nuestra política educativa/salarial — our education/wage policy

    * * *
    = politics, rationale, elected politics.

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

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > política

  • 2 política de retenciones

    Ex. The results will contribute to the development of a national preservation and retention policy.
    * * *

    Ex: The results will contribute to the development of a national preservation and retention policy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > política de retenciones

  • 3 retención

    f.
    retention, detention, keeping back, stoppage.
    * * *
    1 (gen) retention
    2 FINANZAS withholding, deduction
    3 (de tráfico) traffic jam, (traffic) hold-up
    \
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    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=contención) retention

    retención de tráfico — traffic delay, traffic hold-up

    2) (Econ) deduction, stoppage
    3) (Med) retention
    4) (Telec) hold facility
    * * *
    1) ( de información) withholding, keeping back; (de pasaporte, tarjeta) retention; (Fin, Fisco) deduction, withholding (AmE), stoppage (BrE)
    2) ( de preso) holding, detaining
    3) (de calor, carga, líquidos) retention
    * * *
    = withholding, retention, accrual.
    Ex. Her article examines the problems of 'suffocation by the overproduction of information' and 'the withholding of information by new technologies'.
    Ex. Even in prisons nowadays the enlightened gaoler aims at more than custodial retention: he aims at education.
    Ex. Calcium and possibly vitamin D intake throughout childhood and adolescence may enhance bone mineral accrual.
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    * calendario de retenciones = retention schedule.
    * capacidad de retención = holding power.
    * derecho de retención = lien.
    * fecha de retención = retention date.
    * plan de retención = retention plan.
    * política de retenciones = retention policy.
    * retención de IRPF = payroll tax.
    * retención y envío = store-and-forward.
    * valor de retención = retention value.
    * * *
    1) ( de información) withholding, keeping back; (de pasaporte, tarjeta) retention; (Fin, Fisco) deduction, withholding (AmE), stoppage (BrE)
    2) ( de preso) holding, detaining
    3) (de calor, carga, líquidos) retention
    * * *
    = withholding, retention, accrual.

    Ex: Her article examines the problems of 'suffocation by the overproduction of information' and 'the withholding of information by new technologies'.

    Ex: Even in prisons nowadays the enlightened gaoler aims at more than custodial retention: he aims at education.
    Ex: Calcium and possibly vitamin D intake throughout childhood and adolescence may enhance bone mineral accrual.
    * calendario de retenciones = retention schedule.
    * capacidad de retención = holding power.
    * derecho de retención = lien.
    * fecha de retención = retention date.
    * plan de retención = retention plan.
    * política de retenciones = retention policy.
    * retención de IRPF = payroll tax.
    * retención y envío = store-and-forward.
    * valor de retención = retention value.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de información) withholding, keeping back
    2 (de un pasaporte, una tarjeta) retention
    3 ( Fin, Fisco) deduction, withholding ( AmE), stoppage ( BrE)
    las retenciones que me hacen del sueldo the money that is deducted o ( AmE) withheld from my salary
    retención de impuestos en la fuente ( Col); deduction o ( AmE) withholding of tax at source
    B
    1 (de un preso) holding, detaining
    2 ( Auto) holdup, jam
    C
    1 (de calor, de una carga) retention
    2 (de orina, líquidos) retention
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    retención sustantivo femenino
    1 retention
    2 (de sueldo, capital) deduction, withholding
    3 (de vehículos) holdup, delay: hay retenciones en el centro (de la ciudad), there are traffic delays downtown
    4 Med retention
    ' retención' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    contención
    - caravana
    English:
    deduction
    - retention
    - stoppage
    * * *
    1. [en comisaría] detention
    2. [en el sueldo] deduction;
    las retenciones fiscales han disminuido the amount of tax deducted from wages at source has gone down
    3. [de tráfico] hold-up, delay
    4. Med retention
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    f
    1 MED retention
    2 de persona detention
    * * *
    retención nf, pl - ciones
    1) : retention
    2) : deduction, withholding

    Spanish-English dictionary > retención

  • 4 conservación

    f.
    1 conservation, conservancy, maintenance, keeping.
    2 canning.
    3 storage.
    * * *
    1 (de alimentos) preservation
    2 (calor etc) conservation
    3 (mantenimiento) maintenance, upkeep
    \
    instinto de conservación instinct of self-preservation
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    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) [del medio ambiente] conservation
    2) (Culin) preservation
    3) (Arquit) maintenance, upkeep
    * * *
    a) ( de alimentos) preserving
    b) (Ecol) conservation
    c) (de monumentos, obras de arte) preservation

    el cuadro se halla en mal estado de conservación — the painting is in a bad state of repair; instinto

    * * *
    = conservation, preservation, retention, self-preservation.
    Ex. For example, the latter are unlikely to engage themselves in conservation issues as these now press upon the professional consciousness of librarians.
    Ex. RLIN (Research Libraries Information Network) is a system used by the Research Libraries Group (RLG), a group dedicated to resolving common problems in collection development, management, access and preservation.
    Ex. Even in prisons nowadays the enlightened gaoler aims at more than custodial retention: he aims at education.
    Ex. The desire for institutional self-preservation rules out this alternative.
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    * área de conservación del patrimonio = heritage field.
    * bibliotecario de conservación = preservation librarian.
    * Conferencia Panafricana sobre Preservacion y Conservación de Material Bibli = Pan-African Conference on the Preservation and Conservation of Library and Archival Materials.
    * conservación de alimentos = food preservation.
    * conservación de archivos = archival preservation.
    * conservación de documentos electrónicos = electronic document preservation, electronic document preservation.
    * conservación de la web = Web archiving.
    * conservación digital = digital preservation, digital archiving.
    * conservación en formato electrónico = electronic preservation [e-preservation].
    * conservación en frío = cold storage.
    * conservación preventiva = preventive conservation, preventive preservation.
    * desde el punto de vista de la conservación = preservationally.
    * especialista en conservación = preservationist, conservationist.
    * especialista en conservación de libros = book conservation specialist.
    * experto en conservación = preservationist.
    * gestión y conservación de documentos electrónicos = electronic document preservation and management.
    * instinto de conservación = instinct of self-preservation, survival information.
    * institución dedicada a la conservación del patrimonio = memory institution.
    * institución para el estudio y la conservación del patrimonio = heritage organisation.
    * laboratorio de conservación = conservation laboratory.
    * plan de conservación = conservation plan.
    * política de conservación = preservation policy, conservation policy.
    * producto para la conservación = preservative.
    * relativo a la conservación = curational.
    * responsable de la conservación = preservation officer.
    * * *
    a) ( de alimentos) preserving
    b) (Ecol) conservation
    c) (de monumentos, obras de arte) preservation

    el cuadro se halla en mal estado de conservación — the painting is in a bad state of repair; instinto

    * * *
    = conservation, preservation, retention, self-preservation.

    Ex: For example, the latter are unlikely to engage themselves in conservation issues as these now press upon the professional consciousness of librarians.

    Ex: RLIN (Research Libraries Information Network) is a system used by the Research Libraries Group (RLG), a group dedicated to resolving common problems in collection development, management, access and preservation.
    Ex: Even in prisons nowadays the enlightened gaoler aims at more than custodial retention: he aims at education.
    Ex: The desire for institutional self-preservation rules out this alternative.
    * área de conservación del patrimonio = heritage field.
    * bibliotecario de conservación = preservation librarian.
    * Conferencia Panafricana sobre Preservacion y Conservación de Material Bibli = Pan-African Conference on the Preservation and Conservation of Library and Archival Materials.
    * conservación de alimentos = food preservation.
    * conservación de archivos = archival preservation.
    * conservación de documentos electrónicos = electronic document preservation, electronic document preservation.
    * conservación de la web = Web archiving.
    * conservación digital = digital preservation, digital archiving.
    * conservación en formato electrónico = electronic preservation [e-preservation].
    * conservación en frío = cold storage.
    * conservación preventiva = preventive conservation, preventive preservation.
    * desde el punto de vista de la conservación = preservationally.
    * especialista en conservación = preservationist, conservationist.
    * especialista en conservación de libros = book conservation specialist.
    * experto en conservación = preservationist.
    * gestión y conservación de documentos electrónicos = electronic document preservation and management.
    * instinto de conservación = instinct of self-preservation, survival information.
    * institución dedicada a la conservación del patrimonio = memory institution.
    * institución para el estudio y la conservación del patrimonio = heritage organisation.
    * laboratorio de conservación = conservation laboratory.
    * plan de conservación = conservation plan.
    * política de conservación = preservation policy, conservation policy.
    * producto para la conservación = preservative.
    * relativo a la conservación = curational.
    * responsable de la conservación = preservation officer.

    * * *
    1 (de alimentos) preserving
    2 ( Ecol) conservation
    la conservación de especies protegidas the protection o conservation of endangered species
    3 ( Arquit, Art) preservation
    la conservación de nuestros monumentos históricos the conservation o preservation of our historical monuments
    el cuadro se halla en un lamentable estado de conservación the painting is in a terrible state of repair o preservation
    * * *

    conservación sustantivo femenino

    b) (Ecol) conservation

    c) (de monumentos, obras de arte) preservation

    conservación sustantivo femenino
    1 (cuidado) maintenance, upkeep
    2 (de un bosque, especie) conservation
    3 (de un alimento) preservation
    ' conservación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ministerio
    - instinto
    English:
    conservation
    - nature conservation
    - preservation
    - self
    * * *
    1. [de alimentos] preservation
    2. [de costumbres, patrimonio] conservation;
    [de bosques, animales] conservation conservación de la energía energy conservation;
    conservación del medio ambiente environmental conservation;
    conservación de la naturaleza nature conservation
    3. [mantenimiento] maintenance;
    en buen/mal estado de conservación in good/bad condition
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    f
    1 de alimentos preservation
    2 de edificios, especies conservation
    * * *
    conservación nf, pl - ciones : conservation, preservation
    * * *
    1. (ecología) conservation
    2. (de alimentos, etc) preservation

    Spanish-English dictionary > conservación

  • 5 plan1

    1 = agenda, arrangement, framework, plan, scheme.
    Ex. The session on library and information services to people with disabilities addressed on agenda developed out of the feedback from various regional groups.
    Ex. This arrangement is faster than waiting until documents are ordered.
    Ex. The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
    Ex. Plans were made to issue a concise version of AACR1, but these plans never came to fruition.
    Ex. There are forty-six centres in twenty-five countries participating in the scheme.
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    * arruinar los planes de Alguien = spike + Posesivo + guns.
    * chafar los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * chafar + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * concebir un plan = devise + a plan.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * dar al traste con los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * dar al traste con + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * de plan abierto = open-plan, open-planned.
    * desarrollar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * desarrollo del plan de estudios = curriculum development.
    * desbaratar los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * desbaratar + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * diseñar un plan = draw up + plan.
    * diseño de planes de estudios = curriculum design.
    * echar por tierra los planes de Alguien = spike + Posesivo + guns.
    * echar + Posesivo + planes a perder = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * edificio construido según un plan cúbico = deep building.
    * elaborar un plan = formulate + plan, draw up + plan, think out + a plan, think out + a plan, devise + a plan.
    * elaborar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * estropear los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * estropear + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * hacer planes = plan, make + plans.
    * hacer un plan = draw up + plan, figure out + plan.
    * hacer un plan de emergencia = produce + contingency plan.
    * idear un plan = devise + a plan.
    * organizar un plan = put + a plan in place.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * plan abierto = openness, open plan.
    * plan a largo plazo = long-term plan.
    * plan alternativo = contingency plan.
    * plan blanco = white bread.
    * plan de actuación = action plan, business plan, plan of action, action statement, road map [roadmap], plan for action, response plan.
    * plan de adquisición de material a vista = approval plan.
    * plan de adquisiciones = acquisitions plan.
    * plan de choque = shock tactics.
    * plan de cómo disponer de Algo = disposition instruction, disposition instruction.
    * plan de compra = purchase plan.
    * plan de conservación = conservation plan.
    * plan de contingencia = contingency plan.
    * plan de disposición = disposition plan.
    * plan de emergencia = disaster plan, emergency plan, disaster recovery plan, backup plan, safety net.
    * plan de estudios = curriculum [curricula, -pl.], syllabus [syllabi/syllabuses, -pl.], school curriculum, study plan.
    * plan de expurgo = weeding policy, weeding project.
    * Plan de Información y Bibliotecas = Library and Information Plan (LIP).
    * plan de jubilación = pension plan, retirement plan.
    * plan de mejora = improvement plan.
    * plan de ordenación urbana = town planning.
    * plan de pensiones = pension plan, retirement plan.
    * plan de recuperación tras un siniestro = disaster recovery, disaster recovery plan.
    * plan de retención = retention plan.
    * plan de seguridad = backup plan.
    * plan de seguros = insurance plan.
    * plan de sucesión = succession plan.
    * plan de trabajo = research agenda, work plan, working plan, work schedule.
    * plan dietético = diet plan.
    * planes de estudios = syllabi.
    * planes + fracasar = plan + fall through.
    * planes futuros = future plans.
    * planes ocultos = hidden agenda.
    * plan estratégico = strategic plan.
    * plan grandioso = grand design.
    * plan maestro = master plan.
    * plan magistral = grand design.
    * plan para después de la jubilación = retirement plan.
    * plan urbanístico = zoning.
    * proponer un plan = come up with + plan.
    * reforma del plan de estudios = curriculum development.
    * tener un plan = figure out + plan.
    * urdir un plan = devise + a plan.

    Spanish-English dictionary > plan1

  • 6 plan

    m.
    1 plan (proyecto, programa).
    hacer planes to plan
    plan de emergencia contingency plan
    plan de pensiones pension plan
    * * *
    2 (programa) project
    3 (régimen) diet
    4 familiar (aventura amorosa) fling; (amante) bit on the side
    ¿tienes plan para el fin de semana? are you doing anything this weekend?
    \
    estar a plan familiar to be on a diet
    no ser plan familiar not to be on
    plan de desarrollo development plan
    plan de inversiones investment plan
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) plan
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=proyecto) plan; (=intención) idea, intention

    ¿qué planes tienes para este verano? — what are your plans for the summer?

    mi plan era comprar otro nuevomy idea o intention was to buy a new one

    plan de choque — action plan, plan of action

    2) [de curso] programme, program (EEUU)

    plan de estudios — curriculum, syllabus

    3) * (=manera, actitud)

    en plan de: lo dije en plan de broma — I said it as a joke o for a laugh

    está en plan de rehusar — he's in a mood to refuse, he's likely to refuse at the moment

    4) *
    5) * (=aventura) date; pey fling *

    ¿tienes plan para esta noche? — have you got a date for tonight?

    6) (Med) course of treatment
    7) (Topografía) (=nivel) level; (=altura) height
    8) Cono Sur, Méx [de barco etc] flat bottom
    9) LAm (=llano) level ground; Cono Sur (=falda de cerro) foothills pl
    10) And, CAm, Caribe [de espada etc] flat
    * * *
    1) (proyecto, programa) plan
    2)
    a) (fam) (cita, compromiso)

    ¿tienes algún plan para esta noche? — do you have any plans for tonight?

    b) (Esp fam) ( ligue)

    salió en busca de planhe went out looking for a pickup (colloq), he went out on the pull (BrE colloq)

    3) (fam) ( actitud)

    en plan económico — cheaply, on the cheap (colloq)

    * * *
    1) (proyecto, programa) plan
    2)
    a) (fam) (cita, compromiso)

    ¿tienes algún plan para esta noche? — do you have any plans for tonight?

    b) (Esp fam) ( ligue)

    salió en busca de planhe went out looking for a pickup (colloq), he went out on the pull (BrE colloq)

    3) (fam) ( actitud)

    en plan económico — cheaply, on the cheap (colloq)

    * * *
    plan1
    1 = agenda, arrangement, framework, plan, scheme.

    Ex: The session on library and information services to people with disabilities addressed on agenda developed out of the feedback from various regional groups.

    Ex: This arrangement is faster than waiting until documents are ordered.
    Ex: The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
    Ex: Plans were made to issue a concise version of AACR1, but these plans never came to fruition.
    Ex: There are forty-six centres in twenty-five countries participating in the scheme.
    * arruinar los planes de Alguien = spike + Posesivo + guns.
    * chafar los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * chafar + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * concebir un plan = devise + a plan.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * dar al traste con los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * dar al traste con + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * de plan abierto = open-plan, open-planned.
    * desarrollar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * desarrollo del plan de estudios = curriculum development.
    * desbaratar los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * desbaratar + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * diseñar un plan = draw up + plan.
    * diseño de planes de estudios = curriculum design.
    * echar por tierra los planes de Alguien = spike + Posesivo + guns.
    * echar + Posesivo + planes a perder = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * edificio construido según un plan cúbico = deep building.
    * elaborar un plan = formulate + plan, draw up + plan, think out + a plan, think out + a plan, devise + a plan.
    * elaborar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * estropear los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * estropear + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * hacer planes = plan, make + plans.
    * hacer un plan = draw up + plan, figure out + plan.
    * hacer un plan de emergencia = produce + contingency plan.
    * idear un plan = devise + a plan.
    * organizar un plan = put + a plan in place.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * plan abierto = openness, open plan.
    * plan a largo plazo = long-term plan.
    * plan alternativo = contingency plan.
    * plan blanco = white bread.
    * plan de actuación = action plan, business plan, plan of action, action statement, road map [roadmap], plan for action, response plan.
    * plan de adquisición de material a vista = approval plan.
    * plan de adquisiciones = acquisitions plan.
    * plan de choque = shock tactics.
    * plan de cómo disponer de Algo = disposition instruction, disposition instruction.
    * plan de compra = purchase plan.
    * plan de conservación = conservation plan.
    * plan de contingencia = contingency plan.
    * plan de disposición = disposition plan.
    * plan de emergencia = disaster plan, emergency plan, disaster recovery plan, backup plan, safety net.
    * plan de estudios = curriculum [curricula, -pl.], syllabus [syllabi/syllabuses, -pl.], school curriculum, study plan.
    * plan de expurgo = weeding policy, weeding project.
    * Plan de Información y Bibliotecas = Library and Information Plan (LIP).
    * plan de jubilación = pension plan, retirement plan.
    * plan de mejora = improvement plan.
    * plan de ordenación urbana = town planning.
    * plan de pensiones = pension plan, retirement plan.
    * plan de recuperación tras un siniestro = disaster recovery, disaster recovery plan.
    * plan de retención = retention plan.
    * plan de seguridad = backup plan.
    * plan de seguros = insurance plan.
    * plan de sucesión = succession plan.
    * plan de trabajo = research agenda, work plan, working plan, work schedule.
    * plan dietético = diet plan.
    * planes de estudios = syllabi.
    * planes + fracasar = plan + fall through.
    * planes futuros = future plans.
    * planes ocultos = hidden agenda.
    * plan estratégico = strategic plan.
    * plan grandioso = grand design.
    * plan maestro = master plan.
    * plan magistral = grand design.
    * plan para después de la jubilación = retirement plan.
    * plan urbanístico = zoning.
    * proponer un plan = come up with + plan.
    * reforma del plan de estudios = curriculum development.
    * tener un plan = figure out + plan.
    * urdir un plan = devise + a plan.

    plan2
    2 = fling.

    Ex: But the man who became famous for his flings believes celibacy is a revolutionary act to strengthen his spiritual journey.

    * * *
    A (proyecto, programa) plan
    hacer planes para el futuro to make plans for the future
    plan nacional contra la droga national anti-drugs program o plan
    plan de desarrollo development plan
    Compuestos:
    savings plan
    plan of action, plan of campaign
    syllabus
    training scheme
    retirement scheme, retirement plan
    pension plan, pension scheme
    defined benefit pension plan
    defined contribution pension plan
    flight plan
    master plan
    B
    1 ( fam)
    (cita, compromiso): si no tienes plan para esta noche podríamos ir a cenar if you're not doing anything tonight we could go out for dinner
    ¿tienes algún plan para este fin de semana? do you have anything planned o do you have any plans for this weekend?, do you have anything on this weekend?
    no es plan ( Esp); (no es justo) it's not fair, it's not on ( BrE colloq); (no es buena idea) it's not a good idea
    2
    ( Esp fam) (ligue): salió en busca de plan para la noche he went out looking for a pickup for the night ( colloq)
    su marido tiene un plan her husband's having an affair o seeing someone else, her husband's got a bit on the side ( BrE colloq)
    C ( fam)
    (actitud): no te pongas en plan chulo don't get cocky with me! ( colloq)
    hoy está en plan vago he's in a lazy mood today
    lo dijo en plan de broma he was only kidding ( colloq), he meant it as a joke
    como siga en ese plan, acabará mal if he carries on like that, he'll come to no good
    en plan económico cheaply, on the cheap ( colloq)
    nos llevamos muy bien, pero en plan de amigos we get on very well but we're just friends
    * * *

     

    plan sustantivo masculino
    1 (proyecto, programa) plan;

    plan de estudios syllabus
    2 (fam) (cita, compromiso):

    ¿tienes algún plan para esta noche? do you have any plans for tonight?
    3 (fam) ( actitud):

    lo dijo en plan de broma he was only kidding (colloq);
    en plan económico cheaply, on the cheap (colloq)
    plan sustantivo masculino
    1 (intención) plan
    2 (conjunto de ideas, etc) scheme, programme
    plan de estudios, curriculum
    plan de jubilación/de pensiones, pension plan
    3 fam (cita) date: no tengo plan para esta tarde, I have no plans for this afternoon
    ♦ Locuciones: no sigas en ese plan, don't carry on like that
    no es plan, that's not a good idea
    no es plan de que nos quedemos si él se va, it's not fair for us to have to stay home if he goes out
    ' plan' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abrupta
    - abrupto
    - anteproyecto
    - auspicio
    - boceto
    - bosquejar
    - chafar
    - concebir
    - cuajar
    - delinear
    - desactivar
    - descubrir
    - designio
    - dinamitar
    - efecto
    - fastidiar
    - garete
    - generar
    - idea
    - idear
    - instrumentación
    - inviable
    - juego
    - mantilla
    - mira
    - pensar
    - pergeñar
    - pique
    - plana
    - planear
    - planificar
    - plano
    - plazo
    - política
    - prever
    - programa
    - proyectar
    - proyecto
    - rechazar
    - rechazo
    - resultado
    - tortuosa
    - tortuosidad
    - tortuoso
    - trazar
    - tramar
    - traza
    - venta
    - ventura
    - viabilidad
    English:
    abort
    - abortive
    - action
    - alter
    - alteration
    - approachable
    - approve of
    - attractive
    - authenticity
    - backfire
    - beauty
    - benign
    - botch
    - bypass
    - cheap
    - concoct
    - contingency plan
    - cook up
    - crystallize
    - curriculum
    - delineate
    - design
    - despite
    - detailed
    - develop
    - development
    - devious
    - disappoint
    - discard
    - distinct
    - drum up
    - elaborate
    - emigrate
    - explain
    - fall apart
    - fall through
    - fallback
    - floor plan
    - follow through
    - foolproof
    - forecast
    - formulate
    - get-rich-quick
    - go
    - half-baked
    - hatch
    - hit on
    - hit upon
    - holiday
    - impractical
    * * *
    plan nm
    1. [proyecto, programa] plan;
    hacer planes to plan;
    tenemos plan de visitarte la próxima semana we're planning to call on you next week;
    ¿tienes algún plan para mañana por la tarde? have you got any plans for tomorrow evening?
    plan de acción action plan;
    plan de ahorro savings plan;
    plan de amortización repayment plan;
    plan de choque emergency plan;
    plan de creación de empleo job creation scheme;
    plan de desarrollo development plan;
    plan de emergencia [para el futuro] contingency plan;
    [como reacción] emergency plan;
    plan de estudios syllabus;
    plan hidrológico water management plan;
    plan de jubilación pension scheme o plan;
    plan de pensiones pension scheme o plan;
    plan de pensiones contributivo contributory pension scheme o plan;
    Hist plan quinquenal five-year plan;
    plan de urbanismo urban development plan;
    plan de viabilidad feasibility plan;
    plan de vuelo flight plan
    2. Fam [ligue] date;
    salieron a buscar un plan they went out on the pull
    3. Fam
    a todo plan in the greatest luxury, with no expense spared;
    Fam
    en plan: lo dijo en plan serio he was serious about it;
    si te pones en ese plan… if you're going to be like that about it…;
    se puso en plan violento he got o became violent;
    Fam
    en plan de: lo dijo en plan de broma he was only kidding, he meant it as a joke;
    vamos a Perú en plan de turismo we are going to Peru for a holiday;
    no es plan it's just not on;
    ¡vaya plan de vida! what a life!
    * * *
    m plan;
    plan de emergencia emergency plan;
    lo dije en plan de broma fam I said it as a joke;
    tener un plan fam be playing around, be having an affair;
    esto no es plan fam this isn’t good enough
    * * *
    plan nm
    1) : plan, strategy, program
    plan de inversiones: investment plan
    plan de estudios: curriculum
    2) plano: plan, diagram
    3) : attitude, intent, purpose
    ponte en plan serio: be serious
    estamos en plan de divertirnos: we're looking to have some fun
    * * *
    plan n
    1. (en general) plan
    2. (actitud) mood

    Spanish-English dictionary > plan

  • 7 2/3 (dos tercios)

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

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

  • 8 AGRICOLA

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

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

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

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

     

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > AGRICOLA

  • 9 Asia oriental

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asia oriental

  • 10 CAP (Política Agrícola Comunitaria)

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > CAP (Política Agrícola Comunitaria)

  • 11 Carolina del Norte

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > Carolina del Norte

  • 12 Ley de los Medicamentos Raros, la

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

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

  • 13 Malaya

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > Malaya

  • 14 Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP)

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP)

  • 15 a

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

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

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

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

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


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


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


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

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

    c) al + inf:


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



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

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

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

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

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


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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 16 a ambas orillas del Atlántico

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ambas orillas del Atlántico

  • 17 a ambos lados del Altántico

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ambos lados del Altántico

  • 18 a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente

    Ex. There's an old saying, ' never look a gift horse in the mouth,' but in the world of freebie hunting this is not always a good policy.
    * * *

    Ex: There's an old saying, ' never look a gift horse in the mouth,' but in the world of freebie hunting this is not always a good policy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente

  • 19 a continuación

    adv.
    1 from now on, hereafter, later on, next.
    2 below.
    * * *
    next
    * * *
    * * *
    (adj.) = next, then, in the following, herewith
    Ex. In each class the most significant facet is placed first, the next most significant next, and so on.
    Ex. A set of government publications could be filed alphabetically by the issuing bureau, and then by title of the particular series in numerical order.
    Ex. In fields unfamiliar to one, it is advisable to proceed according to the routine outlined in the following.
    Ex. Concepts and guidelines basic to the formulation of an acquisitions policy for continuations are herewith explained.
    * * *
    (que se menciona) a continuación

    Ex: These are discussed in more detail below.

    (adj.) = next, then, in the following, herewith

    Ex: In each class the most significant facet is placed first, the next most significant next, and so on.

    Ex: A set of government publications could be filed alphabetically by the issuing bureau, and then by title of the particular series in numerical order.
    Ex: In fields unfamiliar to one, it is advisable to proceed according to the routine outlined in the following.
    Ex: Concepts and guidelines basic to the formulation of an acquisitions policy for continuations are herewith explained.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a continuación

  • 20 abandonar

    v.
    1 to leave (place).
    María abandonó la habitación rápidamente Mary abandoned the room quickly.
    2 to leave (person).
    3 to give up (estudios).
    abandonó la carrera en el tercer año she dropped out of university in her third year, she gave up her studies in her third year
    4 to abandon, to desert, to forsake, to bail out on.
    Pedro abandonó a su familia Peter abandoned his family.
    Silvia abandonó sus sueños por Pedro Silvia abandoned her dreams for Peter.
    5 to quit, to cease trying, to desist, to give up.
    María abandonó Mary quit.
    6 to check out on.
    * * *
    1 (desamparar) to abandon, forsake
    2 (lugar) to leave, quit
    3 (actividad) to give up, withdraw from
    4 (traicionar) to desert
    5 (renunciar) to relinquish, renounce
    6 (descuidar) to neglect
    7 DEPORTE (retirarse) to withdraw from
    1 (descuidarse) to neglect oneself, let oneself go
    2 (entregarse) to give oneself up (a, to)
    3 (ceder) to give in
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=dejar abandonado) [+ cónyuge, hijo] to abandon, desert; [+ animal, casa, posesiones] to abandon; [+ obligaciones] to neglect

    la abandonó por otra mujerhe abandoned o deserted her for another woman

    2) (=marcharse de) [+ lugar, organización] to leave
    3) (=renunciar a) [+ estudios, proyecto] to give up, abandon; [+ costumbre, cargo] to give up; [+ privilegio, título] to renounce, relinquish

    hemos abandonado la idea de montar un negociowe have given up o abandoned the idea of starting a business

    si el tratamiento no da resultado lo abandonaremos — if the treatment doesn't work, we'll abandon it

    4) [buen humor, suerte] to desert
    2. VI
    1) (Atletismo) [antes de la prueba] to pull out, withdraw; [durante la prueba] to pull out, retire
    2) (Boxeo) to concede defeat, throw in the towel * o (EEUU) sponge
    3) (Ajedrez) to resign, concede
    4) (Inform) to quit
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (frml) < lugar> to leave
    b) <familia/bebé> to leave, abandon; <marido/amante> to leave; <coche/barco> to abandon
    2) fuerzas to desert
    3)
    a) <actividad/propósito/esperanza> to give up

    abandonó la lucha — he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) <carrera/partido> to retire, pull out
    2.
    abandonar vi (Dep)
    a) (antes de la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    b) (iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; ( en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    3.
    abandonarse v pron

    abandonarse a algoa vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

    2) ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    * * *
    = abandon, abort, drop, eschew, give up, quit, relinquish, stop, leave + wandering in, forsake, sweep aside, desert, opt out of, scrap, pull back, ditch, surrender, bail out, bargain away, dump, maroon, flake out, leave by + the wayside, get away, desist, go + cold turkey, walk out on, walk out, jump + ship.
    Ex. The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.
    Ex. It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex. Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex. If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex. The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
    Ex. Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex. It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
    Ex. Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex. The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
    Ex. Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
    Ex. The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex. There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex. To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
    Ex. It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex. Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
    Ex. In the article ' Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
    Ex. Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    Ex. The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, ' dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
    Ex. A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
    Ex. The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex. She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
    Ex. Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
    Ex. One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
    Ex. Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex. There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
    Ex. At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
    Ex. A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
    ----
    * abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
    * abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
    * abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school), drop out of + school.
    * abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
    * abandonarse = go to + seed.
    * abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
    * abandonar toda esperanza = give up + hope.
    * abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
    * abandonar un hábito = stop + habit.
    * abandonar un lugar = quit + Lugar.
    * estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
    * estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (frml) < lugar> to leave
    b) <familia/bebé> to leave, abandon; <marido/amante> to leave; <coche/barco> to abandon
    2) fuerzas to desert
    3)
    a) <actividad/propósito/esperanza> to give up

    abandonó la lucha — he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) <carrera/partido> to retire, pull out
    2.
    abandonar vi (Dep)
    a) (antes de la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    b) (iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; ( en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    3.
    abandonarse v pron

    abandonarse a algoa vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

    2) ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    * * *
    = abandon, abort, drop, eschew, give up, quit, relinquish, stop, leave + wandering in, forsake, sweep aside, desert, opt out of, scrap, pull back, ditch, surrender, bail out, bargain away, dump, maroon, flake out, leave by + the wayside, get away, desist, go + cold turkey, walk out on, walk out, jump + ship.

    Ex: The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.

    Ex: It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex: Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex: If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex: The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
    Ex: Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex: It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
    Ex: Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex: The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
    Ex: Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
    Ex: The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex: There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex: To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
    Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex: Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
    Ex: In the article ' Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
    Ex: Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    Ex: The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, ' dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
    Ex: A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
    Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex: She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
    Ex: Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
    Ex: One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
    Ex: Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex: There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
    Ex: At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
    Ex: A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
    * abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
    * abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
    * abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school), drop out of + school.
    * abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
    * abandonarse = go to + seed.
    * abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
    * abandonar toda esperanza = give up + hope.
    * abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
    * abandonar un hábito = stop + habit.
    * abandonar un lugar = quit + Lugar.
    * estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
    * estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.

    * * *
    abandonar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ( frml); ‹lugar› to leave
    el público abandonó el teatro the audience left the theater
    se le concedió un plazo de 48 horas para abandonar el país he was given 48 hours to leave the country
    miles de personas abandonan la capital durante el verano thousands of people leave the capital in the summer
    las tropas han comenzado a abandonar el área the troops have started to pull out of o leave the area
    abandonó la reunión en señal de protesta he walked out of the meeting in protest
    2 ‹persona›
    abandonó a su familia he abandoned o deserted his family
    lo abandonó por otro she left him for another man
    abandonó al bebé en la puerta del hospital she abandoned o left the baby at the entrance to the hospital
    abandonar a algn A algo to abandon sb TO sth
    decidió volver, abandonando al grupo a su suerte he decided to turn back, abandoning the group to its fate
    3 ‹coche/barco› to abandon
    B «fuerzas» to desert
    las fuerzas lo abandonaron y cayó al suelo his strength deserted him and he fell to the floor
    la suerte me ha abandonado my luck has run out o deserted me
    nunca lo abandona el buen humor he's always good-humored, his good humor never deserts him
    C ‹actividad/propósito› to give up
    abandonó los estudios she abandoned o gave up her studies
    ¿vas a abandonar el curso cuando te falta tan poco? you're not going to drop out of o give up the course at this late stage, are you?
    abandonó la lucha he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle
    ha abandonado toda pretensión de salir elegido he has given up o abandoned any hopes he had of being elected
    abandonó la terapia he gave up his therapy, he stopped having therapy
    ■ abandonar
    vi
    ( Dep)
    1 (antes de iniciarse la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    2 (una vez iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; (en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat, throw in the towel
    A
    (descuidarse): desde que tuvo hijos se ha abandonado since she had her children she's let herself go
    no te abandones y ve al médico don't neglect your health, go and see the doctor
    B (entregarse) abandonarse A algo ‹a vicios/placeres› to abandon oneself TO sth
    se abandonó al ocio she gave herself up to o abandoned herself to a life of leisure
    se abandonó al sueño he gave in to o succumbed to sleep, he let sleep overcome him, he surrendered to sleep
    * * *

     

    abandonar ( conjugate abandonar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) (frml) ‹ lugar to leave

    b)familia/bebé to leave, abandon;

    marido/amante to leave;
    coche/barco to abandon;

    2 [ fuerzas] to desert
    3
    a)actividad/propósito/esperanza to give up;

    abandonar los estudios to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) ‹carrera/partido to retire from, pull out of

    verbo intransitivo (Dep)
    a) (en carrera, competición) to pull out


    (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    abandonarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( entregarse) abandonarse a algo ‹a vicios/placeres› to abandon oneself to sth
    2 ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    abandonar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (irse de) to leave, quit: tenemos que vernos hoy, porque mañana abandono Madrid, we've got to see eachother today because I'm leaving Madrid tomorrow
    2 (a una persona, a un animal) to abandon
    abandonar a alguien a su suerte, to leave someone to his fate
    3 (un proyecto, los estudios) to give up
    4 Dep (retirarse de una carrera) to drop out of
    (un deporte) to drop
    II vi (desfallecer) to give up: los resultados no son los esperados, pero no abandones, the results aren't as good as we expected, but don't give up
    ' abandonar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dejar
    - botar
    - plantar
    English:
    abandon
    - back away
    - cast aside
    - caution
    - desert
    - drop
    - forsake
    - free
    - give up on
    - habit
    - idea
    - jettison
    - leave
    - quit
    - retire
    - scrap
    - stand by
    - throw in
    - walk out
    - ditch
    - give
    - maroon
    - stick
    - vacate
    - walk
    * * *
    vt
    1. [lugar] to leave;
    [barco, vehículo] to abandon;
    abandonó la sala tras el discurso she left the hall after the speech;
    abandonó su pueblo para trabajar en la ciudad she left her home town for a job in the city;
    abandonar el barco to abandon ship;
    ¡abandonen el barco! abandon ship!;
    abandonar algo a su suerte o [m5] destino to abandon sth to its fate;
    los cascos azules abandonarán pronto la región the UN peacekeeping troops will soon be pulling out of the region
    2. [persona] to leave;
    [hijo, animal] to abandon;
    abandonó a su hijo she abandoned her son;
    abandonar a alguien a su suerte o [m5] destino to abandon sb to their fate;
    ¡nunca te abandonaré! I'll never leave you!
    3. [estudios] to give up;
    [proyecto] to abandon;
    abandonó la carrera en el tercer año she dropped out of university in her third year, she gave up her studies in her third year;
    han amenazado con abandonar las negociaciones they have threatened to walk out of the negotiations;
    han amenazado con abandonar la liga they have threatened to pull out of the league;
    abandonar la lucha to give up the fight
    4. [sujeto: suerte, buen humor] to desert;
    lo abandonaron las fuerzas y tuvo que retirarse his strength gave out and he had to drop out;
    nunca la abandona su buen humor she never loses her good humour
    vi
    1. [en carrera, competición] to pull out, to withdraw;
    [en ajedrez] to resign; [en boxeo] to throw in the towel;
    abandonó en el primer asalto his corner threw in the towel in the first round;
    una avería lo obligó a abandonar en la segunda vuelta a mechanical fault forced him to retire on the second lap
    2. [rendirse] to give up;
    no abandones ahora que estás casi al final don't give up now you've almost reached the end
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 lugar leave; a alguien abandon; a esposa, hijos desert; objeto abandon, dump
    2 idea give up, abandon; actividad give up, drop
    II v/i DEP pull out
    * * *
    1) dejar: to abandon, to leave
    2) : to give up, to quit
    abandonaron la búsqueda: they gave up the search
    * * *
    1. (una persona) to abandon / to leave [pt. & pp. left]
    2. (un sitio) to leave
    3. (una actividad) to give up [pt. gave; pp. given]
    4. (una competición) to withdraw [pt. withdraw; pp. withdrawn]

    Spanish-English dictionary > abandonar

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