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  • 1 Rita la cantaora

    = somebody else, not me, Not on your life!, You won't catch me doing it.
    Ex. If you want somebody to do that, you get somebody else, not me.
    Ex. I believe that if I were to ask my colleagues, 'Shouldn't we be collecting blogs?', they would rightly reply, 'Not on your life!'.
    Ex. That's truely roughing it and you won't catch me doing it anytime soon.
    * * *
    = somebody else, not me, Not on your life!, You won't catch me doing it.

    Ex: If you want somebody to do that, you get somebody else, not me.

    Ex: I believe that if I were to ask my colleagues, 'Shouldn't we be collecting blogs?', they would rightly reply, 'Not on your life!'.
    Ex: That's truely roughing it and you won't catch me doing it anytime soon.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Rita la cantaora

  • 2 acertadamente

    adv.
    1 opportunely, fitly.
    2 correctly, precisely, accurately, aptly.
    * * *
    1 rightly, correctly
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=oportunamente) aptly
    2) (=correctamente) [responder] correctly; [señalar, sugerir] rightly
    * * *
    = aptly, aright, quite rightly, wisely.
    Ex. Libraries are the repositories of the records produced and they have been aptly described as standing in the same relationship to society as does the memory to the individual.
    Ex. Another wise precaution at this preliminary stage is to make sure that he has heard aright.
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. Librarians must sharpen their skills at book selection so that they can select wisely.
    * * *
    = aptly, aright, quite rightly, wisely.

    Ex: Libraries are the repositories of the records produced and they have been aptly described as standing in the same relationship to society as does the memory to the individual.

    Ex: Another wise precaution at this preliminary stage is to make sure that he has heard aright.
    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex: Librarians must sharpen their skills at book selection so that they can select wisely.

    * * *
    1. [correctamente] correctly
    2. [oportunamente, adecuadamente] wisely, sensibly

    Spanish-English dictionary > acertadamente

  • 3 acierto

    m.
    1 correct answer (a pregunta).
    2 good or sound judgment (habilidad, tino).
    fue un acierto vender las acciones it was a good o smart idea to sell the shares
    3 hit, good guess, success.
    4 good sense, good judgment, soundness.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: acertar.
    * * *
    1 (adivinación) correct guess, right answer
    2 (buena idea) good choice/idea
    3 (logro) good shot
    4 (tino) wisdom, good judgement
    5 (casualidad) chance
    6 (éxito) success
    7 (habilidad) skill
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=respuesta correcta) [en concurso, examen] correct answer; [en quiniela, diagnóstico] correct forecast
    2) (=buena decisión) good move, good decision

    fue un acierto invitarla a la fiestait was a good move o decision to invite her to the party

    3) (=cualidad)

    con acierto — (=hábilmente) skilfully, skillfully (EEUU); (=correctamente) rightly

    tener el acierto de hacer algo — to have the good sense to do sth

    4) (=éxito) success
    5) (Ftbl) fine shot
    * * *
    1) ( decisión correcta) good decision, good o wise move

    su mayor acierto fue... — her best decision o move was...

    2) (tino, habilidad) skill
    3) ( respuesta correcta) correct answer
    * * *
    = achievement, felicity.
    Ex. All SLIS heads co-operated willingly, discussing their problems, difficulties and achievements candidly and critically.
    Ex. One is impressed by the felicity of the examples and by the clarity with which experiments and ideas are explained.
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    * escogido con acierto = well-chosen.
    * índice de acierto = hit rate.
    * lleno de aciertos = crowned with + success.
    * tasa de acierto = hit rate.
    * * *
    1) ( decisión correcta) good decision, good o wise move

    su mayor acierto fue... — her best decision o move was...

    2) (tino, habilidad) skill
    3) ( respuesta correcta) correct answer
    * * *
    = achievement, felicity.

    Ex: All SLIS heads co-operated willingly, discussing their problems, difficulties and achievements candidly and critically.

    Ex: One is impressed by the felicity of the examples and by the clarity with which experiments and ideas are explained.
    * escogido con acierto = well-chosen.
    * índice de acierto = hit rate.
    * lleno de aciertos = crowned with + success.
    * tasa de acierto = hit rate.

    * * *
    A (decisión correcta) good ( o sensible etc) decision, good o wise move
    su mayor acierto fue … her best decision o move was …, the best decision o move she made was …
    B (tino, habilidad) skill
    con gran acierto with great skill, very skillfully
    C (respuesta correcta) correct answer
    * * *

    Del verbo acertar: ( conjugate acertar)

    acierto es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    acertar    
    acierto
    acertar ( conjugate acertar) verbo transitivorespuesta/resultadoto get … right;

    verbo intransitivo
    1
    a) (dar, pegar): aciertole a algo to hit sth;




    2 ( lograr) acierto a hacer algo to manage to do sth
    acierto sustantivo masculino
    a) ( decisión correcta) good decision, good o wise move


    acertar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (dar con la solución) to get right
    2 (adivinar) to guess correctly
    3 acertar la quiniela, to win the pools
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (decidir correctamente) to be right
    2 (encontrar) cuando por fin acertó con la llave..., when she finally found the right key...
    acierto sustantivo masculino
    1 (elección) good choice
    (solución) good idea: esa combinación de colores es un acierto, this colour combination is a great idea
    2 (habilidad, tino) skill, wisdom: resolvió la situación con gran acierto, he resolved the situation very skilfully
    ' acierto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ojo
    - razón
    English:
    odds
    * * *
    nm
    1. [a pregunta] correct answer
    2. [en quinielas] = correct prediction of results in football pools entry
    3. [habilidad, tino] good o sound judgement;
    dijo con acierto que debíamos esperar she wisely said we should wait;
    fue un acierto vender las acciones it was a good o smart idea to sell the esp Br shares o esp US stock;
    fue un acierto invitarles a la fiesta it turned out to be a great idea to invite them to the party
    * * *
    m
    1 ( idea) good idea;
    fue un acierto it was a wise decision o good move
    2 ( respuesta) correct answer
    3 ( habilidad) skill
    * * *
    1) : correct answer, right choice
    2) : accuracy, skill, deftness
    * * *
    1. (respuesta correcta) correct answer / right answer
    2. (buena idea) good idea

    Spanish-English dictionary > acierto

  • 4 actuar correctamente

    v.
    to act rightly.
    * * *
    (v.) = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of
    Ex. Vendors should take this trouble not only because it is the right thing to do but also because it is a safeguard against consumer litigation.
    Ex. There's a growing understanding that it's largely an opportunity for profit and growth for the companies that get on the right side of things and get ahead.
    * * *
    (v.) = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of

    Ex: Vendors should take this trouble not only because it is the right thing to do but also because it is a safeguard against consumer litigation.

    Ex: There's a growing understanding that it's largely an opportunity for profit and growth for the companies that get on the right side of things and get ahead.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar correctamente

  • 5 barril de pólvora

    (n.) = tinder box, powder keg
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. Nietzsche is shown as a degenerative matchstick instead of the explosive powder keg he fancied himself to be.
    * * *
    (n.) = tinder box, powder keg

    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.

    Ex: Nietzsche is shown as a degenerative matchstick instead of the explosive powder keg he fancied himself to be.

    Spanish-English dictionary > barril de pólvora

  • 6 combinación2

    2 = bedfellow, blend, congeries, juxtaposition, mix, piecing together, concatenation, meshing, combination, interweaving, cocktail, ensemble, meld, coupling, conjoining.
    Ex. I would like to devote a couple of moments each to what may seem strange bedfellows at first: Sholom Aleichem, Melvil's Rib, the CIA, and La Jolla, California.
    Ex. Thus in index or catalogue or data base design the indexer must choose an appropriate blend of recall and precision for each individual application.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. It achieves this aim principally through the juxtaposition of related subjects in a classified order.
    Ex. There are important employment opportunities available to people equipped with the right mix of skills and experience.
    Ex. Progress in research is dependent on the piecing together of items of information from many sources.
    Ex. Facilities are being developed to enable fast, effective communication over a concatenation of terrestrial and satellite networks.
    Ex. This paper describes the importance of team management to career development, as well as the meshing of organizational and individual needs, and views the career as a longitudinal concept.
    Ex. The software can search each field or a combination of fields.
    Ex. This paper illustrates the possible future interweaving of information retrieval and entertainment.
    Ex. He rightly characterizes his book as a ' cocktail of personal and public observations.
    Ex. DIANE is the name that has been given to the ensemble of available information services.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Scholars and media: an unmixable mess of oil and water or a perfect meld of oil and vinegar?'.
    Ex. Will the coupling of libraries and museums mean unprecedented cooperation between these venerable institutions?.
    Ex. This sign is in effect a prototypical example of the conjoining of words and images.
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    * combinación de colores = colour pattern, colour scheme.
    * combinación perfecta = perfect match.
    * en combinación con = in parallel to/with, in combination with.
    * orden de combinación de encabezamiento = citation order.
    * orden de combinación de encabezamientos = citation order.
    * realizar una combinación = perform + combination.
    * una combinación de = a mixture of, a mix of, a rollup of.

    Spanish-English dictionary > combinación2

  • 7 con

    prep.
    1 with.
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it
    2 in spite of (a pesar de).
    con todo despite everything
    con lo estudioso que es, le suspendieron for all his hard work, they still failed him
    Está con mucho dolor He is in [with] a lot of pain.
    3 by.
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    * * *
    1 (instrumento, medio) with
    2 (modo, circunstancia) in, with
    ¿vas a salir con este frío? are you going out in this cold?
    me gustas con ese vestido you look nice in that dress, I like that dress on you
    3 (juntamente, en compañía) with
    7 (comparación) compared to
    8 (a pesar de) in spite of, despite
    9 con + inf by + gerund
    10 (aunque) in spite of
    con ser tan fuerte... in spite of being so strong...
    \
    con que / con tal de que / con tal que provided, as long as
    con todo (y eso) nevertheless, even so
    * * *
    prep.
    1) with
    2) to, towards
    * * *
    PREP
    1) [indicando compañía, instrumento, medio] with

    ¿con quién vas a ir? — who are you going with?

    andar con muletasto walk on o with crutches

    con el tiempo — in the course of time, with time

    2) [indicando características, estado]
    3) [indicando combinación] and
    4) [indicando contenido]

    encontraron una maleta con 800.000 dólares — they found a suitcase containing 800,000 dollars o with 800,000 dollars in it

    5) [indicando modo]

    estar con algo, estar con dolor de muelas/la pierna escayolada — to have toothache/one's leg in plaster

    con mucho gusto — certainly, by all means

    6) [como complemento personal de algunos verbos] to

    ¿con quién hablas? — who are you speaking to?

    se ha casado con Jesús — she's married Jesús, she's got married to Jesús

    7) [tras adjetivos] to, towards

    amable con todoskind to o towards everybody

    8) [con decimales]

    once con siete[11,7] eleven point seven ( 11.7)

    9) (=pese a) in spite of

    con tantas dificultades, no se descorazonó — in spite of all o for all the difficulties he didn't lose heart

    con ser su madre, le odia — even though she is his mother she hates him

    con todo (y con eso), la gente se lo pasó bien — in spite of everything, people had a good time

    10) [en exclamaciones]

    ¡vaya con el niño! — * the cheeky monkey! *

    ¡con lo bien que se está aquí! — and it's so nice here too!

    no me dejó ni un trocito, con lo que me gustan esos caramelos — he didn't even let me have a tiny piece, and he knows how much I like those sweets

    11) [indicando una condición]
    a) + infin

    con decirle que no voy, se arreglará todo — when I tell him I'm not going, everything will be fine

    b)

    con que + subjun

    con que me invite, me conformo — as long as o provided that she invites me, I don't mind

    tal 3., 4)
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.
    Ex. By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.
    Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex. WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex. What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex. It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex. The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
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    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    [b]* con sede en Amér
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.

    Ex: By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.

    Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex: WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex: What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex: It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex: The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    * con sede en Amér

    * * *
    A
    1 (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    vive con el or su novio she lives with her boyfriend
    ¿quieres que hable con él? do you want me to talk to him?
    está casada con un primo mío she's married to a cousin of mine
    2
    (indicando el objeto de un comportamiento, una actitud): te portaste muy mal con ellos you behaved very badly toward(s) them
    he tenido mucha paciencia contigo I have been very patient with you
    3 ( fam)
    (yo y): eso es lo que estábamos diciendo con Lucía that's what Lucía and I were saying
    se sirve con arroz serve with rice
    para mí con leche y sin azúcar, por favor milk and no sugar for me, please
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter
    5 ( Mat):
    2,5 read as: dos con cinco 2.5 (léase: two point five)
    B
    1
    (indicando una relación de simultaneidad): una cápsula con cada comida one capsule with each meal
    se levanta con el alba he gets up at the crack of dawn
    2
    (indicando una relación de causa): ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain o while it's raining like this?
    me desperté con el ruido the noise woke me
    con todo lo que pasó me olvidé de llamarte what with everything that happened I forgot to ring you
    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered to do it for me, which put me in an awkward position
    3
    (a pesar de): ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus
    ¿cómo te olvidaste? ¡con las veces que te lo dije! how could you forget? the (number of) times I told you!
    con ser tan tarde or lo tarde que es, no estoy cansada it's very late and yet I'm not at all tired, I'm not at all tired, even though it's so late
    con todo (y con eso) me parece que es bueno even so o in spite of all that o all the same o nonetheless I think he's good
    C (indicando el instrumento, medio, material) with
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it
    agárralo con las dos manos hold it with both hands
    lo estás malcriando con tanto mimo you're spoiling him with all this pampering o by pampering him so much
    con estos retazos se puede hacer una colcha you can make a quilt out of these bits of material
    ¡caray con la niña! y parecía tan modosita well fancy that! o well would you believe it! and she seemed so demure
    con + INF:
    con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything
    no hay necesidad de escribir, con llamarlo ya cumples there's no need to write; as long as o if you call him, that should do
    ¡con decirte que un café cuesta el triple que aquí! I mean, to give you an example, a cup of coffee costs three times what it costs here
    con que + SUBJ:
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy
    con tal de/con tal (de) que provided (that), as long as, so long as ( colloq)
    no importa cómo lo hagas con tal (de) que lo hagas it doesn't matter how you do it, just as long as you do it
    con tal (de) que me lo devuelvas antes de marzo as long as o provided I get it back by March
    es capaz de cualquier cosa con tal de llamar la atención he'll do anything to attract attention
    D
    andaba con dificultad/cuidado she was walking with difficulty/with care o carefully
    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!
    2
    (al describir características, un estado): amaneció con fiebre he had a temperature when he woke up, he woke up with a temperature
    ya estaba con dolores de parto she was already having labor pains
    andaba con ganas de bronca he was looking o spoiling for a fight
    con las manos en los bolsillos with his hands in his pockets
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?
    me gusta más con el pelo suelto I like her better with her hair down
    una niña con ojos azules a girl with blue eyes, a blue-eyed girl
    una mujer con aspecto de extranjera a foreign-looking woman
    un monstruo con un solo ojo a one-eyed monster
    una casa con piscina a house with a swimming pool
    E
    ( AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario): me peino con Gerardo Gerardo does my hair
    me lo mandé hacer con un sastre I had it made by a tailor
    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    * * *

     

    con preposición


    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!;
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissor;
    amaneció con fiebre he woke up with a temperature;
    hablar con algn to talk to sb;
    está casada con mi primo she's married to my cousin;
    portarse mal con algn to behave badly toward(s) sb;
    tener paciencia con algn to be patient with sb;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain?;

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position;
    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido it's really late, he should have gone by now
    c) con + inf:


    con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples as long as you call him, that should do;
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy;
    See Also→ tal adverbio 2
    d) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario):


    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    con preposición
    1 (instrumento) with
    córtalo con un cuchillo, cut it with a knife
    1 (modo) with: hazlo con cuidado, do it carefully
    me trató con frialdad, he treated me with coldness
    2 (compañía) with: está paseando con mi madre, she is taking a walk with my mother
    3 (causa) con este frío no apetece salir, I don't feel like going out in this cold
    4 (estado) está con una depresión de caballo, he's deeply depressed
    iba con los labios pintados, she has put some lipstick on
    5 (contenido) with
    una caja con fotografías, a box (full) of photos
    6 (relación) to: está casada con un inglés, she is married to an Englishman
    habló con Alberto, he spoke to Alberto
    se disculpó con ella, he apologized to her
    7 (con infinitivo) con avisar les evitas el disgusto, just by phoning you'll save them any worry
    (+ que + subjuntivo) basta con que lo digas, it will be enough if you just say it
    ♦ Locuciones: con tal (de) que..., provided that...
    con todo (y con eso), even so
    ' con' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    - abastecimiento
    - abatirse
    - ablandar
    - abochornar
    - abordar
    - abrazar
    - abrefácil
    - abrumar
    - acabar
    - acanallar
    - acaso
    - acero
    - acertar
    - achicharrarse
    - acierto
    - aclararse
    - acoger
    - acosar
    - acostarse
    - acreditada
    - acreditado
    - acuerdo
    - acusarse
    - adelante
    - adueñarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - afrontar
    - agarrar
    - agenciarse
    - agraciada
    - agraciado
    - agreste
    - agua
    - ahínco
    - ahumar
    - ahumada
    - ahumado
    - airosa
    - airoso
    - alhaja
    - alinearse
    - alma
    - almohada
    - alternar
    - alzarse
    - amanecer
    - amiguete
    - amilanarse
    English:
    abide
    - above
    - abruptly
    - abstract
    - accordance
    - accurately
    - accustom
    - aching
    - act
    - admit
    - advance
    - advice
    - advise
    - afraid
    - Afro
    - ageing
    - aggregate
    - aggressively
    - ago
    - agree
    - agreement
    - ahead
    - aim
    - ale
    - alive
    - all
    - allow for
    - allowance
    - ally
    - alone
    - along
    - aloud
    - amenable
    - amenities
    - Americana
    - amusement
    - and
    - angel food cake
    - angling
    - angrily
    - angry
    - annoy
    - antics
    - apologize
    - appointment
    - approach
    - approachable
    - arbitration
    - archery
    - argument
    * * *
    con prep
    1. [indica modo, manera o instrumento] with;
    se cortó con un cuchillo she cut herself with a knife;
    chocó con una farola he bumped into a lamppost;
    vino con un taxi she came by taxi;
    voy cómodo con estas botas/este jersey I'm comfortable in these boots/this sweater;
    iré a la boda con un traje negro I'm going to the wedding in a black suit;
    un joven con muy buenos modales a very polite young man;
    andar con la cabeza alta to walk with one's head held high;
    ir con prisa to be in a hurry;
    actuar con timidez to behave timidly;
    llover con fuerza to rain hard;
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts;
    se lo puedes decir con toda confianza you needn't worry about telling her;
    trátalo con mucho cariño treat him with a lot of affection o very affectionately;
    lo haré con mucho gusto it will be a pleasure for me to do it, I'll be delighted to do it;
    con arreglo a la ley in accordance with the law
    2. [indica compañía, relación o colaboración] with;
    vive con sus padres she lives with her parents;
    se escribe con gente de varios países he corresponds with people from a number of different countries;
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?;
    está muy enfadado con su madre he's very angry with his mother;
    está casada con mi hermano she's married to my brother;
    estoy de acuerdo con ellos I agree with them;
    habló con todos he spoke to everybody;
    un acuerdo de colaboración con el Caribe a cooperation agreement with the Caribbean
    3. [indica contenido o cualidad]
    una persona con carácter a person of character;
    un hombre con bigote a man with a moustache;
    una bolsa con patatas a bag of potatoes;
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    4. [indica unión o adición]
    un helado con nueces an ice cream with nuts;
    un pastel con nata a cream cake;
    el mío con leche, por favor I'd like milk in mine, please, I'd like mine white, please;
    el total con el IVA alcanza un millón the total is a million including Br VAT o US (sales) tax;
    tiene cuarenta con dos décimas de fiebre her temperature is 40.2 degrees
    5. [indica estado o situación]
    con buena salud in good health;
    está en cama con gripe she's in bed with flu;
    está con un enfado tremendo he's really angry;
    el niño está con ganas de ir al baño the child wants to go to the Br toilet o US bathroom;
    corría con ellos pisándome los talones I ran with them hot o hard on my heels
    6. [indica causa]
    el hielo se derrite con el calor ice melts when heated;
    me desperté con la música del vecino I was woken up by our neighbour playing music;
    con este tiempo no se puede ir de excursión we can't go out on a trip in this weather;
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it;
    con todo el trabajo que hemos tenido hoy, se me ha olvidado llamarle with all the work we've had today, I've forgotten to call her;
    se entristeció con las noticias she was sad when she heard the news;
    cómprales el libro, ¡con lo que les gusta leer! buy them the book, they like reading so much they'll be delighted!
    7. [hacia]
    para con towards;
    es amable para con todos she is friendly towards o with everyone
    8. (+ infinitivo) [para introducir una condición] by;
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way;
    con llamar ya quedarás bien you'll make a good impression just by phoning;
    con llorar no consigues nada it's no good crying, crying won't get you anywhere;
    con no decírselo a nadie, el secreto está garantizado if we don't tell anyone, secrecy will be guaranteed;
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    9. [a condición de que]
    con que, con tal de que as long as;
    con que llegue a tiempo me conformo I don't mind as long as he arrives on time;
    te dejo el gato con tal de que le des de comer I'll let you look after the cat as long as you feed it
    10. [a pesar de] in spite of;
    con todo despite everything;
    con todo lo raro que es, me encantan sus películas he may be weird, but I love his films, for all his weirdness, I love his films;
    con lo que hemos caminado hoy, y no estoy cansado despite the fact that we've walked so far today, I'm still not tired
    11. [para expresar queja o decepción]
    mira que perder, ¡con lo bien que jugaste! you were unlucky to lose, you played really well!;
    con lo agradable que es, y casi no tiene amigos considering how nice he is, he has surprisingly few friends
    12. Am [donde]
    fue a quejarse con su madre he complained to his mother;
    se hace los zapatos con Ardaches she has her shoes made at Ardaches;
    los domingos comen con su padre on Sundays they eat at her father's
    13. Méx [tras] after;
    ha trabajado día con día she's worked day after day o day in day out
    * * *
    prp
    1 with;
    voy con ellos I’m going with them;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    2
    :
    con todo eso in spite of all that;
    con tal de que provided that, as long as;
    con hacer eso by doing that;
    para con alguien to s.o., toward s.o.;
    con este calor in this heat;
    ¡con lo que he hecho por él! after all I’ve done for him!
    3
    :
    ser amable con alguien be kind to s.o.
    * * *
    con prep
    1) : with
    vengo con mi padre: I'm going with my father
    ¡con quién hablas?: who are you speaking to?
    2) : in spite of
    con todo: in spite of it all
    3) : to, towards
    ella es amable con los niños: she is kind to the children
    4) : by
    con llegar temprano: by arriving early
    5)
    con (tal) que : as long as, so long as
    * * *
    con prep
    1. (instrumento, compañía) with
    una bolsa con dinero a bag of money / a bag containing money
    con decir que no te interesa, será suficiente all you need to do is say you're not interested
    con lo + adjetivo but / yet
    con lo caro que ha costado y no funciona bien it was very expensive, but it doesn't work

    Spanish-English dictionary > con

  • 8 con razón

    with good reason
    * * *
    = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully
    Ex. Librarians, considering information the prerogative of the public library, rightly feel that they have 'missed the boat' over this.
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. Students are understandably bored with learning on-line catalgue use when the focus is on the technicalities of the catalogue itself.
    Ex. It must be remembered that AACR does not follow the Paris Principles completely, as Mr. Lubetzky quite rightfully and disappointedly pointed out.
    * * *
    = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully

    Ex: Librarians, considering information the prerogative of the public library, rightly feel that they have 'missed the boat' over this.

    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex: Students are understandably bored with learning on-line catalgue use when the focus is on the technicalities of the catalogue itself.
    Ex: It must be remembered that AACR does not follow the Paris Principles completely, as Mr. Lubetzky quite rightfully and disappointedly pointed out.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con razón

  • 9 con toda la razón

    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    * * *

    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con toda la razón

  • 10 correctamente

    adv.
    1 correctly; accurately.
    2 regularly.
    3 politely; properly, fittingly.
    4 correctly, duly, truly, right.
    * * *
    1 (sin errores) correctly, accurately
    2 (con educación) correctly, politely, properly
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=exactamente) correctly, accurately
    2) (=decentemente) correctly, politely
    * * *
    a) ( sin errores) correctly
    b) ( con cortesía) politely
    c) ( honestamente) honorably
    * * *
    = accurately, correctly, properly, successfully, rightly, aright, with due process, rightfully.
    Ex. Headings tend to be broad and cannot represent complex or specific subjects accurately.
    Ex. Computers are reliable, and less prone to error provided they are instructed or programmed appropriately and correctly.
    Ex. This group of fields should be completed before the fixed fields are entered, because the record type is needed for handling these fields properly.
    Ex. Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.
    Ex. Democracy, rightly understood, is a positive creed and its political and social values would be greatly strengthened if the library service was planned on national lines to support them.
    Ex. Another wise precaution at this preliminary stage is to make sure that he has heard aright.
    Ex. One must be able to prove that a new staff member was selected with due process and with clearly delineated criteria.
    Ex. It must be remembered that AACR does not follow the Paris Principles completely, as Mr. Lubetzky quite rightfully and disappointedly pointed out.
    ----
    * actuar correctamente = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of.
    * comportarse correctamente = get on + the right side of.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * * *
    a) ( sin errores) correctly
    b) ( con cortesía) politely
    c) ( honestamente) honorably
    * * *
    = accurately, correctly, properly, successfully, rightly, aright, with due process, rightfully.

    Ex: Headings tend to be broad and cannot represent complex or specific subjects accurately.

    Ex: Computers are reliable, and less prone to error provided they are instructed or programmed appropriately and correctly.
    Ex: This group of fields should be completed before the fixed fields are entered, because the record type is needed for handling these fields properly.
    Ex: Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.
    Ex: Democracy, rightly understood, is a positive creed and its political and social values would be greatly strengthened if the library service was planned on national lines to support them.
    Ex: Another wise precaution at this preliminary stage is to make sure that he has heard aright.
    Ex: One must be able to prove that a new staff member was selected with due process and with clearly delineated criteria.
    Ex: It must be remembered that AACR does not follow the Paris Principles completely, as Mr. Lubetzky quite rightfully and disappointedly pointed out.
    * actuar correctamente = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of.
    * comportarse correctamente = get on + the right side of.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.

    * * *
    1 (sin errores) correctly
    2 (con cortesía) politely
    * * *

    correctamente adverbio



    ' correctamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acertar
    - bien
    - esclusa
    English:
    function
    - properly
    - right
    - rightly
    - correctly
    - politely
    * * *
    1. [contestar] correctly
    2. [comportarse] courteously;
    se comportó distantemente con nosotros pero correctamente he was distant but very correct in the way he behaved towards us
    * * *
    1. (sin errores) correctly
    2. (con educación) properly / politely

    Spanish-English dictionary > correctamente

  • 11 credo

    m.
    1 creed (religioso).
    2 credo.
    * * *
    1 RELIGIÓN creed
    2 MÚSICA Credo
    3 figurado (creencias) credo, creed
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM (Rel) creed
    * * *
    a) ( oración) creed
    b) ( creencias) creed, beliefs (pl)
    * * *
    = creed, credo.
    Ex. Democracy, rightly understood, is a positive creed and its political and social values would be greatly strengthened if the library service was planned on national lines to support them.
    Ex. This has created problems -- donning this mantle, with its 'publish or perish' credo, has forced a re-evaluation of the librarian's role.
    * * *
    a) ( oración) creed
    b) ( creencias) creed, beliefs (pl)
    * * *
    = creed, credo.

    Ex: Democracy, rightly understood, is a positive creed and its political and social values would be greatly strengthened if the library service was planned on national lines to support them.

    Ex: This has created problems -- donning this mantle, with its 'publish or perish' credo, has forced a re-evaluation of the librarian's role.

    * * *
    1
    tb Credo (oración) creed, Creed
    2 (creencias) creed, beliefs (pl)
    * * *

    credo sustantivo masculino
    creed
    credo sustantivo masculino
    1 (conjunto de creencias) creed
    2 Rel Creed
    ' credo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    color
    - distinción
    English:
    credo
    - creed
    - distinction
    - whatever
    * * *
    credo nm
    1. [religioso]
    el credo the Creed
    2. [ideológico, político] credo, creed
    * * *
    m REL, fig
    creed
    * * *
    credo nm
    : creed, credo

    Spanish-English dictionary > credo

  • 12 cóctel

    m.
    cocktail, mixed drink, alcoholic beverage containing two or more ingredients plus liquor.
    * * *
    1 (bebida) cocktail
    2 (fiesta) cocktail party
    \
    cóctel molotov Molotov cocktail
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    ['koktelˌ 'kotel]
    SM (pl cóctels cócteles)
    1) (=bebida) cocktail
    2) (=snack, entrante) cocktail
    3) (=reunión) cocktail party
    4)

    cóctel (Molotov) — petrol bomb, Molotov cocktail

    * * *
    masculino (pl - teles or - tels)
    1) ( bebida) cocktail
    2) ( fiesta) cocktail party
    * * *
    = cocktail party, cocktail, mixer.
    Ex. The committee thought up the idea about a decade ago, when fund-raising cocktail parties failed to raise sufficient money.
    Ex. He rightly characterizes his book as a ' cocktail of personal and public observations.
    Ex. He also apparently washed it down with a swig of a vodka mixer and a beer taken from a cooler, the vehicle's owner said.
    ----
    * cóctel de champán = champagne cocktail.
    * cóctel de gambas = prawn cocktail, shrimp cocktail.
    * cóctel molotov = Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb, petrol bomb, gasoline bomb.
    * * *
    masculino (pl - teles or - tels)
    1) ( bebida) cocktail
    2) ( fiesta) cocktail party
    * * *
    = cocktail party, cocktail, mixer.

    Ex: The committee thought up the idea about a decade ago, when fund-raising cocktail parties failed to raise sufficient money.

    Ex: He rightly characterizes his book as a ' cocktail of personal and public observations.
    Ex: He also apparently washed it down with a swig of a vodka mixer and a beer taken from a cooler, the vehicle's owner said.
    * cóctel de champán = champagne cocktail.
    * cóctel de gambas = prawn cocktail, shrimp cocktail.
    * cóctel molotov = Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb, petrol bomb, gasoline bomb.

    * * *
    (pl - teles or - tels)
    A (bebida) cocktail
    Compuestos:
    (AmC, Col) fruit salad, fruit cocktail
    ( Esp) shrimp ( AmE) o ( BrE) prawn cocktail
    shrimp ( AmE) o ( BrE) prawn cocktail
    Molotov cocktail
    B (fiesta) cocktail party
    * * *

    cóctel sustantivo masculino (pl
    ◊ - teles or -tels)


    cóctel de frutas (AmC, Col) fruit salad, fruit cocktail;cóctel de gambas (Esp) shrimp (AmE) o (BrE) prawn cocktail;

    cóctel Molotov Molotov cocktail

    cóctel sustantivo masculino
    1 (de bebidas, alimentos, etc) cocktail
    2 (fiesta) cocktail party
    ' cóctel' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    combinada
    - combinado
    - cocktail
    English:
    cocktail
    - cocktail party
    - mix
    - petrol bomb
    - fruit
    * * *
    cóctel, coctel nm
    1. [bebida] cocktail
    2. [comida] cocktail
    CAm cóctel de frutas fruit salad, fruit cocktail;
    cóctel de gambas Br prawn o US shrimp cocktail;
    cóctel de mariscos seafood cocktail
    3. cóctel molotov petrol bomb, Molotov cocktail
    4. [reunión] cocktail party
    5. [mezcla]
    los excursionistas forman un cóctel variado de nacionalidades the people on the trip are a mixed bag of nationalities;
    un cóctel de música latina y celta a blend of Latin and Celtic music;
    sequía y pobreza, un cóctel explosivo drought and poverty, an explosive combination
    * * *
    m cocktail
    * * *
    coctel or
    1) : cocktail
    2) : cocktail party
    * * *
    cóctel n cocktail

    Spanish-English dictionary > cóctel

  • 13 cómplices e instigadores

    Ex. As the government has rightly conceded in these cases, the persons supervised by the kingpin cannot be punished as aiders and abettors.
    * * *

    Ex: As the government has rightly conceded in these cases, the persons supervised by the kingpin cannot be punished as aiders and abettors.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cómplices e instigadores

  • 14 desatar

    v.
    1 to untie (nudo, lazo).
    Elsa desató los zapatos del chico Elsa untied the boy's shoes.
    2 to unleash.
    Su mala actitud desató la furia His bad attitude unleashed the fury.
    * * *
    1 (soltar - gen) to untie, undo, unfasten; (- perro etc) to let loose
    2 figurado (desencadenar) to spark off, give rise to; (pasiones) to unleash
    1 (soltarse) to come untied, come undone, come unfastened
    2 figurado (desencadenarse) to break, explode
    \
    desatarse en to lash out with
    desatarse la lengua to loosen one's tongue
    * * *
    verb
    1) to untie, undo
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ nudo, cuerda, cordones] to untie, undo

    desátate los zapatosuntie o undo your shoelaces

    desata el paquete y saca el regalountie o undo the parcel and take out the present

    2) (=desencadenar) [+ guerra, crisis] to trigger, spark (off); [+ sentimiento, pasión] to unleash
    3) (=disolver) to dissolve
    4)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <nudo/lazo> to untie, undo
    b) < persona> to untie; < perro> to let... loose, let... off the leash
    a) (liter) <cólera/pasiones> to unleash
    b) <crisis/revuelta> to spark off; < polémica> to provoke, give rise to
    2.
    desatarse v pron
    1)
    a) nudo/cordones to come undone o untied; perro/caballo to get loose
    b) (refl) persona to untie oneself; <cordones/zapatos> to untie, undo
    a) (liter) pasiones/ira/furia to be unleashed
    b) polémica/crisis to erupt, flare up; revuelta to break out
    c) tormenta/temporal to break
    * * *
    = undo, spark, unleash, unwind, set off, untie.
    Ex. The National Library of Estonia, established in 1918, is undergoing a revolutionary period of undoing the effects of the cultural policies of the communist regime.
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. The economic climate of the 1980s, unleashing competitive forces and threatening the survival of some institutions, has had a major impact on both hospitals and academic health centres.
    Ex. Short wedges, or quoins, were then put in between the long wedges and the inside of the chase, loosely at first so that the string with which the pages were tied up could be unwound and removed.
    Ex. The dollar has been losing value, weakening its status as the world's major currency and setting off jitters in the international financial system.
    Ex. Bridling a horse safely starts with untying the horse.
    ----
    * desatarse = come + undone, come + loose.
    * desatar una crisis = precipitate + crisis, precipitate + crisis.
    * desatar una guerra = precipitate + war.
    * desatar un nudo = untie + knot.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <nudo/lazo> to untie, undo
    b) < persona> to untie; < perro> to let... loose, let... off the leash
    a) (liter) <cólera/pasiones> to unleash
    b) <crisis/revuelta> to spark off; < polémica> to provoke, give rise to
    2.
    desatarse v pron
    1)
    a) nudo/cordones to come undone o untied; perro/caballo to get loose
    b) (refl) persona to untie oneself; <cordones/zapatos> to untie, undo
    a) (liter) pasiones/ira/furia to be unleashed
    b) polémica/crisis to erupt, flare up; revuelta to break out
    c) tormenta/temporal to break
    * * *
    = undo, spark, unleash, unwind, set off, untie.

    Ex: The National Library of Estonia, established in 1918, is undergoing a revolutionary period of undoing the effects of the cultural policies of the communist regime.

    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex: The economic climate of the 1980s, unleashing competitive forces and threatening the survival of some institutions, has had a major impact on both hospitals and academic health centres.
    Ex: Short wedges, or quoins, were then put in between the long wedges and the inside of the chase, loosely at first so that the string with which the pages were tied up could be unwound and removed.
    Ex: The dollar has been losing value, weakening its status as the world's major currency and setting off jitters in the international financial system.
    Ex: Bridling a horse safely starts with untying the horse.
    * desatarse = come + undone, come + loose.
    * desatar una crisis = precipitate + crisis, precipitate + crisis.
    * desatar una guerra = precipitate + war.
    * desatar un nudo = untie + knot.

    * * *
    desatar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹nudo/lazo› to untie, undo
    2 ‹persona› to untie; ‹perro› to let … loose, let … off the leash
    1 ( liter); ‹cólera/pasiones› to unleash
    2 ‹crisis› to spark off, trigger, precipitate ( frml); ‹revuelta› to cause, spark off; ‹polémica› to provoke, give rise to
    han desatado una campaña de ataques contra ella they have launched a campaign of attacks against her
    A
    1 «nudo/lazo/cordones» to come undone o untied; «perro/caballo» to get loose
    2 ( refl) «persona» to untie oneself
    3 ( refl) «persona» ‹cordones/zapatos› to untie, undo
    1 ( liter); ‹pasiones/ira/furia› to be unleashed, be let loose
    los nervios se desataron tempers flared
    2
    «persona»: se desató en insultos contra nosotros he let fly at us with a string of insults
    3 «polémica/crisis» to erupt, flare up; «revuelta» to break out
    una ola de violencia se ha desatado en todo el país a wave of violence has broken out throughout the country
    4 «tormenta/temporal» to break
    * * *

    desatar ( conjugate desatar) verbo transitivo
    a)nudo/lazo to untie, undo

    b) persona to untie;

    perroto let … loose
    desatarse verbo pronominal
    a) [nudo/cordones] to come undone o untied;

    [perro/caballo] to get loose

    cordones/zapatos to untie, undo
    desatar verbo transitivo
    1 to untie, undo
    2 (provocar, desencadenar) to unleash: la medida desató la indignación de los trabajadores, the measure drove the workers to a state of indignation
    ' desatar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    soltar
    English:
    draw out
    - loosen
    - spark off
    - unfasten
    - unleash
    - untie
    - loose
    - undo
    * * *
    vt
    1. [nudo, lazo] to untie;
    [paquete] to undo
    2. [animal] to unleash;
    [persona] to untie
    3. [tormenta, ira, pasión] to unleash;
    [entusiasmo] to arouse; [motín, disturbios, protestas] to spark off, to trigger; [lengua] to loosen;
    la decisión desató una ola de manifestaciones the decision set off o triggered a wave of demonstrations;
    su dimisión desató la crisis de gobierno his resignation triggered o precipitated the governmental crisis
    * * *
    v/t untie; fig
    unleash
    * * *
    1) : to undo, to untie
    2) : to unleash
    3) : to trigger, to precipitate
    * * *
    1. (persona, cuerda, cordones) to untie
    2. (paquete, nudo, lazo) to undo [pt. undid; pp. undone]
    3. (perro) to let off the lead [pt. & pp. let]

    Spanish-English dictionary > desatar

  • 15 desencadenar

    v.
    1 to unchain (preso, perro).
    Ricardo desencadenó al perro Richard unchained the dog.
    2 to give rise to, to spark off.
    la medida desencadenó fuertes protestas the measure provoked furious protests
    3 to trigger, to detonate, to activate, to provoke.
    Su actitud desencadenó un pleito Her attitude triggered the fight.
    * * *
    1 (quitar la cadena) to unchain
    2 (pasiones) to unleash
    3 figurado (producir) to spark off, give rise to
    1 (desatarse) to break loose
    2 (guerra) to break out
    3 (acontecimientos) to start
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=quitar las cadenas de) [+ prisionero] to unchain; [+ perro] to unleash
    2) (=desatar) [+ ira] to unleash; [+ crisis] to trigger, set off
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <crisis/protesta/reacción> to trigger
    b) < perro> to unleash, let... off the leash; < preso> to unchain, unshackle
    2.
    desencadenarse v pron explosión/reacción to be triggered off; guerra to break out; tempestad to break
    * * *
    = spark off, trigger, spark, unleash, touch off, set off.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. Nevertheless, the fact that these general lists cannot serve for every application has triggered a search for more consistent approaches.
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. The economic climate of the 1980s, unleashing competitive forces and threatening the survival of some institutions, has had a major impact on both hospitals and academic health centres.
    Ex. This decision touched off a battle of wills between the library and the government as well as a blitz of media publicity.
    Ex. The dollar has been losing value, weakening its status as the world's major currency and setting off jitters in the international financial system.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <crisis/protesta/reacción> to trigger
    b) < perro> to unleash, let... off the leash; < preso> to unchain, unshackle
    2.
    desencadenarse v pron explosión/reacción to be triggered off; guerra to break out; tempestad to break
    * * *
    = spark off, trigger, spark, unleash, touch off, set off.

    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.

    Ex: Nevertheless, the fact that these general lists cannot serve for every application has triggered a search for more consistent approaches.
    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex: The economic climate of the 1980s, unleashing competitive forces and threatening the survival of some institutions, has had a major impact on both hospitals and academic health centres.
    Ex: This decision touched off a battle of wills between the library and the government as well as a blitz of media publicity.
    Ex: The dollar has been losing value, weakening its status as the world's major currency and setting off jitters in the international financial system.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹crisis/protesta› to trigger
    la matanza desencadenó una ola de protestas the killings triggered o unleashed a wave of protest
    2 ‹explosión/reacción› to trigger
    3 ‹perro› to unleash, let … off the leash; ‹preso› to unchain, unshackle
    «explosión/reacción» to be triggered off; «guerra» to break out; «crisis» to break
    se desencadenó una ola de protestas a storm of protests erupted, it provoked a storm of protests
    * * *

    desencadenar ( conjugate desencadenar) verbo transitivo
    a)crisis/protesta/reacción to trigger

    b) perro to unleash;

    preso to unchain
    desencadenarse verbo pronominal [explosión/reacción] to be triggered off;
    [ guerra] to break out;
    [ tempestad] to break
    desencadenar verbo transitivo
    1 to unchain
    2 (producir, dar lugar) to unleash
    ' desencadenar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desatar
    English:
    set off
    - start
    - touch off
    - trigger
    - unleash
    * * *
    vt
    1. [preso, perro] to unchain
    2. [viento, tormenta] to unleash
    3. [accidente, polémica] to give rise to;
    [pasión] to unleash; [conflicto] to trigger, to spark off;
    la medida desencadenó fuertes protestas the measure triggered furious protests
    * * *
    v/t fig
    set off, trigger
    * * *
    1) : to unchain
    2) : to trigger, to unleash

    Spanish-English dictionary > desencadenar

  • 16 difundir el conocimiento

    (v.) = spread + knowledge
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    * * *
    (v.) = spread + knowledge

    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.

    Spanish-English dictionary > difundir el conocimiento

  • 17 dirigir la atención

    (v.) = put + focus
    Ex. Tonight's vote puts the focus back where it rightly belongs -- on the issue of Reduce, Re-use and Recycle.
    * * *
    (v.) = put + focus

    Ex: Tonight's vote puts the focus back where it rightly belongs -- on the issue of Reduce, Re-use and Recycle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dirigir la atención

  • 18 doctrina

    f.
    1 doctrine.
    2 catechism.
    3 teaching, knowledge, learning.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: doctrinar.
    * * *
    1 doctrine
    2 (enseñanza) teachings plural
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=ideología) doctrine
    2) (=enseñanza) teaching
    * * *
    femenino ( ideología) doctrine; ( enseñanza) teaching
    * * *
    = creed, doctrine, credo, shibboleth, canon.
    Ex. Democracy, rightly understood, is a positive creed and its political and social values would be greatly strengthened if the library service was planned on national lines to support them.
    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex. This has created problems -- donning this mantle, with its 'publish or perish' credo, has forced a re-evaluation of the librarian's role.
    Ex. The article is entitled ' Shibboleth and substance in North American library and information science education'.
    Ex. The archetypal canon is of course that of the books of the Bible, which are gathered together in a fixed and unchanging order.
    ----
    * doctrina de Mendel = Mendelism.
    * doctrina religiosa = religious doctrine.
    * * *
    femenino ( ideología) doctrine; ( enseñanza) teaching
    * * *
    = creed, doctrine, credo, shibboleth, canon.

    Ex: Democracy, rightly understood, is a positive creed and its political and social values would be greatly strengthened if the library service was planned on national lines to support them.

    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex: This has created problems -- donning this mantle, with its 'publish or perish' credo, has forced a re-evaluation of the librarian's role.
    Ex: The article is entitled ' Shibboleth and substance in North American library and information science education'.
    Ex: The archetypal canon is of course that of the books of the Bible, which are gathered together in a fixed and unchanging order.
    * doctrina de Mendel = Mendelism.
    * doctrina religiosa = religious doctrine.

    * * *
    (ideología) doctrine; (enseñanza) teaching
    clases de doctrina catechism classes
    * * *

    Del verbo doctrinar: ( conjugate doctrinar)

    doctrina es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    doctrina sustantivo femenino ( ideología) doctrine;
    ( enseñanza) teaching
    doctrina sustantivo femenino doctrine
    ' doctrina' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cuerpo
    - iglesia
    - difundir
    - difusión
    - moral
    - pensamiento
    - profesar
    - propagar
    - revisar
    - revisión
    - rigidez
    English:
    doctrine
    * * *
    doctrine
    * * *
    f doctrine
    * * *
    : doctrine
    doctrinal adj

    Spanish-English dictionary > doctrina

  • 19 encender

    v.
    1 to light (vela, cigarro, chimenea).
    encender una cerilla to light o strike a match
    Ella enciende los troncos She lights the logs.
    2 to switch on (aparato).
    enciende la luz, que no veo switch the light on, I can't see
    3 to arouse (entusiasmo, ira).
    4 to turn on, to put on, to run, to switch on.
    Ella enciende el abanico She turns on the fan.
    5 to kindle, to stir up, to revive, to spark.
    Ella enciende la pasión She kindles the passion.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ ENTENDER], like link=entender entender
    1 (hacer arder) to light, set fire to; (cerilla) to strike, light; (vela) to light
    2 (luz, radio, tv) to turn on, switch on, put on; (gas) to turn on, light
    3 figurado (ocasionar) to kindle, provoke, spark off
    4 figurado (excitar) to inflame, stir up
    1 (incendiarse) to catch fire, ignite
    2 (luz) to go on, come on; (llama) to flare up
    3 figurado (excitarse) to flare up
    4 figurado (ruborizarse) to blush, go red
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=prender) [+ fuego, cigarrillo] to light; [+ cerilla] to strike; [+ luz, radio] to turn on, switch on, put on; [+ gas] to light, turn on; (Inform) to toggle on, switch on
    2) (=avivar) [+ pasiones] to inflame; [+ entusiasmo] to arouse; [+ celos, odio] to awake; [+ guerra] to spark off
    3) Caribe (=azotar) to beat; (=castigar) to punish
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <cigarrillo/hoguera/vela> to light; < fósforo> to strike, light
    b) <luz/calefacción> to switch on, turn on; < motor> to start
    c) <deseos/pasiones> to awaken, arouse (liter)
    2.
    encender vi fósforo to light; leña to catch light; luz/radio to come on
    3.
    encenderse v pron
    1) aparato/luz to come on; fósforo/piloto to light; leña to catch light

    se encendió la llama de su pasión — (liter) his passions were aroused o (liter) inflamed

    2) persona to blow one's top (colloq), to get mad (colloq); rostro to go red
    * * *
    = switch on, turn on, be fired with, light, spark, inflame, ignite, crank up, fire.
    Ex. Some microfilm readers are less easy to manage (for example, to switch on, locate the appropriate frame) than others.
    Ex. To use DOBIS/LIBIS, turn the terminal on and wait for it to warm up.
    Ex. Librarians and bibliographers are as deeply fired with the idealistic fervour which is alleged to have imbued the medieval knights.
    Ex. She sat back in her chair, crossed her legs, lighted a cigarette, and smoked herself into a cloud.
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. His works are among the few films that can inflame the emotions as easily today as they could when they were originally made.
    Ex. Nitrate film ignites readily, burns fiercely, virtually inextinguishably and with highly toxic fumes.
    Ex. As the sun begins to move toward the horizon, you want to crank up the engine again and head back home.
    Ex. Mearns, too, has warned against 'profligate expenditure of time and effort when the reference librarian's own curiosity is fired to a point where he feels himself impelled to seek personal satisfaction'.
    ----
    * encender la chispa = kindle + spark.
    * encender la luz = turn + the light on.
    * encenderse = light up.
    * encender un cigarrillo = light up.
    * hacer que se encienda una luz = activate + light.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <cigarrillo/hoguera/vela> to light; < fósforo> to strike, light
    b) <luz/calefacción> to switch on, turn on; < motor> to start
    c) <deseos/pasiones> to awaken, arouse (liter)
    2.
    encender vi fósforo to light; leña to catch light; luz/radio to come on
    3.
    encenderse v pron
    1) aparato/luz to come on; fósforo/piloto to light; leña to catch light

    se encendió la llama de su pasión — (liter) his passions were aroused o (liter) inflamed

    2) persona to blow one's top (colloq), to get mad (colloq); rostro to go red
    * * *
    = switch on, turn on, be fired with, light, spark, inflame, ignite, crank up, fire.

    Ex: Some microfilm readers are less easy to manage (for example, to switch on, locate the appropriate frame) than others.

    Ex: To use DOBIS/LIBIS, turn the terminal on and wait for it to warm up.
    Ex: Librarians and bibliographers are as deeply fired with the idealistic fervour which is alleged to have imbued the medieval knights.
    Ex: She sat back in her chair, crossed her legs, lighted a cigarette, and smoked herself into a cloud.
    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex: His works are among the few films that can inflame the emotions as easily today as they could when they were originally made.
    Ex: Nitrate film ignites readily, burns fiercely, virtually inextinguishably and with highly toxic fumes.
    Ex: As the sun begins to move toward the horizon, you want to crank up the engine again and head back home.
    Ex: Mearns, too, has warned against 'profligate expenditure of time and effort when the reference librarian's own curiosity is fired to a point where he feels himself impelled to seek personal satisfaction'.
    * encender la chispa = kindle + spark.
    * encender la luz = turn + the light on.
    * encenderse = light up.
    * encender un cigarrillo = light up.
    * hacer que se encienda una luz = activate + light.

    * * *
    encender [E8 ]
    vt
    1 ‹cigarrillo/hoguera/vela› to light; ‹cerilla› to strike, light
    nos esperaba con la chimenea encendida she had the fire lit when we arrived
    2 ‹luz/radio/calefacción› to switch on, turn on, put on; ‹motor› to start
    no dejes el televisor encendido don't leave the television on
    3 ‹deseos/pasiones› to awaken, arouse, inflame ( liter)
    el dictador había encendido el fanatismo the dictator had stirred up fanaticism
    ■ encender
    vi
    1 «cerilla» to light; «leña» to catch light, kindle
    2 «bombilla/tubo fluorescente» to come on, light up, light; «radio» to come on
    A «aparato» to come on; «llama/piloto» to light
    esperar a que se encienda la luz roja wait until the red light comes on
    se encendió la llama de su pasión ( liter); his passions were aroused o ( liter) inflamed
    B
    1 «persona» to blow one's top ( colloq), to get mad ( colloq)
    2 «rostro» to go red
    al verlo se le encendió el rostro she went red in the face o she blushed when she saw him
    * * *

     

    encender ( conjugate encender) verbo transitivo
    a)cigarrillo/hoguera/vela to light;

    fósforo to strike, light
    b)luz/calefacción to switch on, turn on;

    motor to start;

    verbo intransitivo [ fósforo] to light;
    [ leña] to catch light;
    [luz/radio] to come on
    encenderse verbo pronominal [aparato/luz] to come on;
    [fósforo/piloto] to light;
    [ leña] to catch light
    encender verbo transitivo
    1 (con interruptor) to switch on
    (con fuego) to light: enciende una cerilla, strike a match
    2 (avivar) to stir up
    ' encender' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lumbre
    - encienda
    - luz
    - poner
    English:
    barbecue
    - blow
    - ignite
    - inflame
    - light
    - light up
    - power up
    - put on
    - rekindle
    - set off
    - strike
    - switch on
    - turn on
    - kindle
    - put
    - start
    - switch
    - turn
    * * *
    vt
    1. [vela, cigarro, chimenea, mecha] to light;
    encender una cerilla to light o strike a match;
    encender una hoguera to light a bonfire
    2. [aparato] to switch on;
    [motor] to start up;
    enciende la luz, que no veo switch the light on, I can't see
    3. [entusiasmo, ira] to arouse;
    [pasión] to arouse, to inflame;
    sus acusaciones encendieron los ánimos his accusations aroused people's anger;
    me enciende con esas cosas que dice he makes me mad with those things he says
    4. [guerra, contienda] to spark off
    * * *
    v/t
    1 fuego light; luz, televisión switch on, turn on
    2 fig
    inflame, arouse, stir up
    * * *
    encender {56} vi
    : to light
    1) : to light, to set fire to
    2) prender: to switch on
    3) : to start (a motor)
    4) : to arouse, to kindle
    * * *
    1. (conectar) to switch on / to turn on
    2. (hacer que arda) to light [pt. & pp. lit]

    Spanish-English dictionary > encender

  • 20 exactamente

    adv.
    exactly, precisely.
    intj.
    precisely.
    * * *
    1 exactly, precisely
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *

    sí, eso es, exactamente — yes, that's right, exactly

    * * *
    adverbio exactly
    * * *
    = exactly, precisely.
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely.
    ----
    * exactamente al este = due east.
    * exactamente al norte = due north.
    * exactamente al oeste = due west.
    * exactamente al sur = due south.
    * más exactamente = more nearly.
    * * *
    adverbio exactly
    * * *
    = exactly, precisely.

    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.

    Ex: Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely.
    * exactamente al este = due east.
    * exactamente al norte = due north.
    * exactamente al oeste = due west.
    * exactamente al sur = due south.
    * más exactamente = more nearly.

    * * *
    exactly
    hemos cometido exactamente el mismo error we've made exactly the same mistake
    las mellizas vestían exactamente igual the twins dressed identically o exactly the same
    ¿eso es lo que quieres decir? — ¡exactamente! is that what you mean? — yes, exactly! o ( frml) yes, precisely!
    * * *

    exactamente adverbio
    exactly
    exactamente adverbio exactly, precisely
    ' exactamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    granel
    - justa
    - justamente
    - justo
    English:
    dead
    - directly
    - exactly
    - opposite
    - precisely
    - quite
    - right
    - due
    - involve
    - jot
    - just
    - pin
    - rightly
    - same
    - thing
    * * *
    exactly, precisely;
    son exactamente iguales they are exactly the same;
    ¿qué te dijo exactamente? what exactly did she say to you?;
    el problema es que nadie se atreve a protestar – exactamente the problem is that nobody dares to complain - exactly
    * * *
    adv exactly;
    más exactamente more precisely;
    ¡exactamente! exactly!, precisely!
    * * *
    : exactly
    * * *
    exactamente adv exactly

    Spanish-English dictionary > exactamente

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