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  • 261 estar a mano

    (v.) = be on hand, be around
    Ex. Another rota system operates in some magistrates courts, whereby a duty solicitor is on hand to assist people facing criminal charges who otherwise would be unrepresented = En algunos juzgados de asuntos menores el sistema de turnos es diferente pues siempre hay un abogado procurador de guardia a mano para ayudar a la gente acusada de delito criminal que de lo contrario no tendrían representación.
    Ex. Her plans for the night fell through, none of her friends were around, and her husband was out with the guys.
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    (v.) = be on hand, be around

    Ex: Another rota system operates in some magistrates courts, whereby a duty solicitor is on hand to assist people facing criminal charges who otherwise would be unrepresented = En algunos juzgados de asuntos menores el sistema de turnos es diferente pues siempre hay un abogado procurador de guardia a mano para ayudar a la gente acusada de delito criminal que de lo contrario no tendrían representación.

    Ex: Her plans for the night fell through, none of her friends were around, and her husband was out with the guys.

    Spanish-English dictionary > estar a mano

  • 262 falta de mano de obra

    Ex. Force Majeure: SWETS shall not be liable for any interruption of service resulting from any circumstance beyond its reasonable control, including acts of god, war riot, embargoes, strikes or labour shortages or failure of equipment = Fuerzas Mayores: SWETS no será responsable de cualquier interrupción del servicio resultante de cualquier circunstancia más allá de su control, incluidas las causas de fuerza mayor, los disturbios ocasionados por las guerras, embargos, huelgas o escasez de mano de obra o fallos del equipo.
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    Ex: Force Majeure: SWETS shall not be liable for any interruption of service resulting from any circumstance beyond its reasonable control, including acts of god, war riot, embargoes, strikes or labour shortages or failure of equipment = Fuerzas Mayores: SWETS no será responsable de cualquier interrupción del servicio resultante de cualquier circunstancia más allá de su control, incluidas las causas de fuerza mayor, los disturbios ocasionados por las guerras, embargos, huelgas o escasez de mano de obra o fallos del equipo.

    Spanish-English dictionary > falta de mano de obra

  • 263 freno de mano

    handbrake
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    emergency brake (AmE), handbrake (BrE)
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    (n.) = hand brake [handbrake]
    Ex. Chapter 14 covers the following: checking brakes, disc brakes, drum brakes, hand/emergency brake, and ignition timing; and replacing brake pads and the timing chain.
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    emergency brake (AmE), handbrake (BrE)
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    (n.) = hand brake [handbrake]

    Ex: Chapter 14 covers the following: checking brakes, disc brakes, drum brakes, hand/emergency brake, and ignition timing; and replacing brake pads and the timing chain.

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    parking brake, Br
    handbrake

    Spanish-English dictionary > freno de mano

  • 264 fuego cruzado

    m.
    crossfire, cross fire, traverse fire.
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    crossfire
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    (n.) = crossfire
    Ex. The developing world runs the risk of being caught in the cost based crossfire.
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    (n.) = crossfire

    Ex: The developing world runs the risk of being caught in the cost based crossfire.

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    crossfire

    Spanish-English dictionary > fuego cruzado

  • 265 granada de mano

    hand grenade
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    (n.) = hand grenade
    Ex. My hand looks like a hand grenade went off near it -- all cut up, bruised and with perforations by small bits of flying glass.
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    Ex: My hand looks like a hand grenade went off near it -- all cut up, bruised and with perforations by small bits of flying glass.

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    MIL hand grenade

    Spanish-English dictionary > granada de mano

  • 266 hecho a mano

    handmade
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    (adj.) = hand-made, hand-drawn, handcrafted
    Ex. It was not until the 1820s that the production of machine-made paper exceeded that of hand-made, even in Britain.
    Ex. Surprisingly enough, expert hand-drawn facsimiles are amongst the hardest to spot.
    Ex. Their hairslides are very unique and beautifully handcrafted.
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    (adj.) = hand-made, hand-drawn, handcrafted

    Ex: It was not until the 1820s that the production of machine-made paper exceeded that of hand-made, even in Britain.

    Ex: Surprisingly enough, expert hand-drawn facsimiles are amongst the hardest to spot.
    Ex: Their hairslides are very unique and beautifully handcrafted.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hecho a mano

  • 267 impulsado a mano

    (adj.) = hand-powered
    Ex. All printers used what was substantially the same sort of printing press throughout the hand-press period, a hand-powered screw press built in a wooden frame = Durante el periodo de la imprenta manual, todos los impresores utilizaron fundamentalmente el mismo tipo de prensa; era ésta una prensa de tornillo accionada a mano y encajada en un armazón de madera.
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    (adj.) = hand-powered

    Ex: All printers used what was substantially the same sort of printing press throughout the hand-press period, a hand-powered screw press built in a wooden frame = Durante el periodo de la imprenta manual, todos los impresores utilizaron fundamentalmente el mismo tipo de prensa; era ésta una prensa de tornillo accionada a mano y encajada en un armazón de madera.

    Spanish-English dictionary > impulsado a mano

  • 268 jugar con fuego

    to play with fire
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    (v.) = court + disaster, play with + fire, court + danger, flirt with + danger
    Ex. Are you going to run risks and court disasters by opposing the existing social order in the name of those imaginary notions of yours which you call your convictions?.
    Ex. Granting the Executive the power to torture people and jail them indefinitely, without meaningful judicial review, is like playing with fire.
    Ex. Always where the action is, he courts danger with a smile, but his charm can sometimes be a lethal weapon.
    Ex. Just by being in the proximity of a motocross race or snowboarding competition can help you start flirting with danger.
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    (v.) = court + disaster, play with + fire, court + danger, flirt with + danger

    Ex: Are you going to run risks and court disasters by opposing the existing social order in the name of those imaginary notions of yours which you call your convictions?.

    Ex: Granting the Executive the power to torture people and jail them indefinitely, without meaningful judicial review, is like playing with fire.
    Ex: Always where the action is, he courts danger with a smile, but his charm can sometimes be a lethal weapon.
    Ex: Just by being in the proximity of a motocross race or snowboarding competition can help you start flirting with danger.

    Spanish-English dictionary > jugar con fuego

  • 269 mano de obra

    labour
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    manpower, workforce
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    labor*
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    (n.) = labour [labor, -USA], manpower, manpower force, work-force [workforce], work-force, labour force, manual labour
    Ex. Encouraged by these developments, successive waves of cheap labor immigrated from Europe.
    Ex. The question has been raised as to the manpower required to produce the ever-increasing number of abstracts.
    Ex. This article focusses attention on formulating plans and policy for building up a manpower force for modernising library and information systems India within the next 5 years.
    Ex. Employers of library and information staff have to develop and maintain skills within the workforce.
    Ex. They were helpful in imparting the literacy and knowledge needed by modern technology without coercing the work-force away from its duty.
    Ex. The view that Chinese immigration was a threat to the American labour force spread throughout the United States in the late 19th century.
    Ex. The arguments are well known but we must realise that there was a very real fear that society would run short of manual labour = Los argumentos son bien conocidos pero debemos darnos cuenta de que había existía un miedo real de que la sociedad se quedase sin mano de obra.
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    labor*
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    (n.) = labour [labor, -USA], manpower, manpower force, work-force [workforce], work-force, labour force, manual labour

    Ex: Encouraged by these developments, successive waves of cheap labor immigrated from Europe.

    Ex: The question has been raised as to the manpower required to produce the ever-increasing number of abstracts.
    Ex: This article focusses attention on formulating plans and policy for building up a manpower force for modernising library and information systems India within the next 5 years.
    Ex: Employers of library and information staff have to develop and maintain skills within the workforce.
    Ex: They were helpful in imparting the literacy and knowledge needed by modern technology without coercing the work-force away from its duty.
    Ex: The view that Chinese immigration was a threat to the American labour force spread throughout the United States in the late 19th century.
    Ex: The arguments are well known but we must realise that there was a very real fear that society would run short of manual labour = Los argumentos son bien conocidos pero debemos darnos cuenta de que había existía un miedo real de que la sociedad se quedase sin mano de obra.

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    labor, Br
    labour, manpower

    Spanish-English dictionary > mano de obra

  • 270 mano de pintura

    (n.) = paint job, lick of paint, coat of paint
    Ex. Frequently, the creators and caretakers of a data base have an irresistible impulse to give it a fixup, a paint job, or a new colour scheme.
    Ex. It's amazing what a lick of paint and a scrubbing brush can do to brighten your brickwork!.
    Ex. Whereas a couple of generations ago an antique chair might have been smartened by the addition of yet another coat of paint, now those same layers of paint are being removed.
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    (n.) = paint job, lick of paint, coat of paint

    Ex: Frequently, the creators and caretakers of a data base have an irresistible impulse to give it a fixup, a paint job, or a new colour scheme.

    Ex: It's amazing what a lick of paint and a scrubbing brush can do to brighten your brickwork!.
    Ex: Whereas a couple of generations ago an antique chair might have been smartened by the addition of yet another coat of paint, now those same layers of paint are being removed.

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    coat of paint

    Spanish-English dictionary > mano de pintura

  • 271 mano dura

    f.
    firm hand, firmness, governing hand, iron hand.
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    a firm hand
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    (n.) = iron fist, iron hand
    Ex. Each day brings new evidence of the iron-fist brutality that is stalking the country in the aftermath of the presidential election.
    Ex. The government will crush foreign elements trying to disrupt peace in the country with an iron hand.
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    (n.) = iron fist, iron hand

    Ex: Each day brings new evidence of the iron-fist brutality that is stalking the country in the aftermath of the presidential election.

    Ex: The government will crush foreign elements trying to disrupt peace in the country with an iron hand.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mano dura

  • 272 meter mano

    v.
    to take action, to get into the act, to get in on the act, to get involved.
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    familiar (toquetear) to grope, touch up 2 (intervenir) to do something, take action
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    (v.) = grope
    Ex. The second we were out of my parents eyesight he was all hands -- groping and kissing and calling me baby.
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    (v.) = grope

    Ex: The second we were out of my parents eyesight he was all hands -- groping and kissing and calling me baby.

    Spanish-English dictionary > meter mano

  • 273 más vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando

    a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
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    Ex. Going by the idiom ' A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush' is not likely to be a successful strategy in an increasingly competitive environment.
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    Ex: Going by the idiom ' A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush' is not likely to be a successful strategy in an increasingly competitive environment.

    Spanish-English dictionary > más vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando

  • 274 ordenador de mano

    (n.) = Palm Pilot
    Ex. The system is implemented on the Palm Pilot platform, using a Metricom radio link.
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    (n.) = Palm Pilot

    Ex: The system is implemented on the Palm Pilot platform, using a Metricom radio link.

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    Esp
    palmtop

    Spanish-English dictionary > ordenador de mano

  • 275 resistente al fuego

    Ex. Wooden shelves should be treated with fire-resistant material = Los estantes de madera se deberían tratar con sustancias resistentes al fuego.
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    Ex: Wooden shelves should be treated with fire-resistant material = Los estantes de madera se deberían tratar con sustancias resistentes al fuego.

    Spanish-English dictionary > resistente al fuego

  • 276 robo a mano armada

    armed robbery
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    (n.) = armed robbery, highway robbery
    Ex. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters in Southeast Asia.
    Ex. The article ' Highway robbery or a living wage' suggests that the solution to the problems faced by serious writers might be a living wage.
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    (n.) = armed robbery, highway robbery

    Ex: There has been a dramatic increase in the number of reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters in Southeast Asia.

    Ex: The article ' Highway robbery or a living wage' suggests that the solution to the problems faced by serious writers might be a living wage.

    Spanish-English dictionary > robo a mano armada

  • 277 sacar a Alguien de quicio

    familiar to get on somebody's nerves
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    (v.) = get on + Posesivo + nerves, drive + Alguien + up a wall, drive + Alguien + to despair, drive + Alguien + mad, drive + Alguien + insane, drive + Alguien + crazy, drive + Alguien + nuts, drive + Alguien + potty
    Ex. But the old printers were men who got on each other's nerves and lost their tempers; who had moments of disastrous clumsiness; and who improvised and botched without hesitation whenever their tools or materials did not precisely meet the needs of the moment.
    Ex. Your exaggerated coughs and annoyed looks and the oh so dramatic flailing about of your hands and arms when he lights up drive him up a wall.
    Ex. Ironically, Weber later changed his attitude and stated that 'a passion for bureaucracy is enough to drive one to despair'.
    Ex. This is a superb translation of the memoirs of the wife of Sado, the crown prince of Korea, who was driven mad and became a serial killer.
    Ex. As 'The Police' put it in their song, now a long time ago: 'Too much information running through my brain - Too much information driving me insane'.
    Ex. Those who are 'perfectionists' in such things will want to drive you crazy worrying about 'what if two people go out together' or 'it won't be accurate because some users go out for a smoke and then come right back in' or 'what about kids who run in and out' and so forth.
    Ex. Jack's father and wife drove him nuts.
    Ex. I can understand why he wants to go -- he's normally very active and being stuck indoors during the day is driving him potty.
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    (v.) = get on + Posesivo + nerves, drive + Alguien + up a wall, drive + Alguien + to despair, drive + Alguien + mad, drive + Alguien + insane, drive + Alguien + crazy, drive + Alguien + nuts, drive + Alguien + potty

    Ex: But the old printers were men who got on each other's nerves and lost their tempers; who had moments of disastrous clumsiness; and who improvised and botched without hesitation whenever their tools or materials did not precisely meet the needs of the moment.

    Ex: Your exaggerated coughs and annoyed looks and the oh so dramatic flailing about of your hands and arms when he lights up drive him up a wall.
    Ex: Ironically, Weber later changed his attitude and stated that 'a passion for bureaucracy is enough to drive one to despair'.
    Ex: This is a superb translation of the memoirs of the wife of Sado, the crown prince of Korea, who was driven mad and became a serial killer.
    Ex: As 'The Police' put it in their song, now a long time ago: 'Too much information running through my brain - Too much information driving me insane'.
    Ex: Those who are 'perfectionists' in such things will want to drive you crazy worrying about 'what if two people go out together' or 'it won't be accurate because some users go out for a smoke and then come right back in' or 'what about kids who run in and out' and so forth.
    Ex: Jack's father and wife drove him nuts.
    Ex: I can understand why he wants to go -- he's normally very active and being stuck indoors during the day is driving him potty.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sacar a Alguien de quicio

  • 278 sacar a colación

    to bring up
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    (v.) = bring + Nombre + up
    Ex. The reason I didn't bring this up in my paper is that I've learned from bitter experience that it's well to be radical about one thing at a time.
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    (v.) = bring + Nombre + up

    Ex: The reason I didn't bring this up in my paper is that I've learned from bitter experience that it's well to be radical about one thing at a time.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sacar a colación

  • 279 sacar a la luz

    (gen) to bring to light 2 (libro) to publish
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    to bring to light
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    [+ secreto]to bring to light; [+ libro, disco]to bring out
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    (v.) = bring to + light, dredge up
    Ex. Her editorial does an excellent job of bringing to light the issues facing libraries, authors, and library patrons regarding the possibility and desirability of a single international copyright law.
    Ex. The learning situations must be so structured that the child will dredge up, so to speak, his or her own vocabulary.
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    (v.) = bring to + light, dredge up

    Ex: Her editorial does an excellent job of bringing to light the issues facing libraries, authors, and library patrons regarding the possibility and desirability of a single international copyright law.

    Ex: The learning situations must be so structured that the child will dredge up, so to speak, his or her own vocabulary.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sacar a la luz

  • 280 sacar a relucir

    to mention, bring up
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    (v.) = bring to + the surface, bring to + light, bring to + the fore
    Ex. The rapidly increasing volume and variety of electronic information sources has brought to the surface new issues concerning intellectual property.
    Ex. Her editorial does an excellent job of bringing to light the issues facing libraries, authors, and library patrons regarding the possibility and desirability of a single international copyright law.
    Ex. Installation of new computer terminals may bring the problem to the fore.
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    (v.) = bring to + the surface, bring to + light, bring to + the fore

    Ex: The rapidly increasing volume and variety of electronic information sources has brought to the surface new issues concerning intellectual property.

    Ex: Her editorial does an excellent job of bringing to light the issues facing libraries, authors, and library patrons regarding the possibility and desirability of a single international copyright law.
    Ex: Installation of new computer terminals may bring the problem to the fore.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sacar a relucir

См. также в других словарях:

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