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  • 761 mano invisible, la

    (n.) = invisible hand, the
    Ex. This paper considers how far the 'invisible hand' can work in radically reducing hunger under current economic conditions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mano invisible, la

  • 762 mano negra

    f.
    black hand.
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    (n.) = schemer
    Ex. In the world there are dreamers and schemers, which one are you?.
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    (n.) = schemer

    Ex: In the world there are dreamers and schemers, which one are you?.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mano negra

  • 763 mantener a mano

    (v.) = keep to + hand
    Ex. It is worthwhile therefore keeping to hand a selection of biographies of authors and illustrators.
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    (v.) = keep to + hand

    Ex: It is worthwhile therefore keeping to hand a selection of biographies of authors and illustrators.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mantener a mano

  • 764 material donado de segunda mano

    Ex. There had been no problems organizing the collection of 'hand-me-down' materials.
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    Ex: There had been no problems organizing the collection of 'hand-me-down' materials.

    Spanish-English dictionary > material donado de segunda mano

  • 765 menos blandeces y más mano dura

    = less of the carrot, more of the stick, less of the carrot, more of the stick
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Information provision: less of the carrot, more of the stick'.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Information provision: less of the carrot, more of the stick'.
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    = less of the carrot, more of the stick, less of the carrot, more of the stick

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Information provision: less of the carrot, more of the stick'.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Information provision: less of the carrot, more of the stick'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > menos blandeces y más mano dura

  • 766 mercadillo de prendas de segunda mano

    (n.) = rummage sale
    Ex. And he's dressed as if he just made a killing at a rummage sale!.
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    Ex: And he's dressed as if he just made a killing at a rummage sale!.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mercadillo de prendas de segunda mano

  • 767 meterle mano a

    (v.) = get + stuck into
    Ex. There are so many camels out and about causing damage to the landscape that we've decided to have a reasonably decent injection of funds to get stuck into this issue.
    * * *
    (v.) = get + stuck into

    Ex: There are so many camels out and about causing damage to the landscape that we've decided to have a reasonably decent injection of funds to get stuck into this issue.

    Spanish-English dictionary > meterle mano a

  • 768 meterse mano

    (adj.) = snog, pet
    Ex. The portrayal of gay people is usually sexual and lewd and this film is a good example where men are having quickies and snogging in public.
    Ex. Three years later, when he was fifteen, he slipped into Rachel's bedroom and her straitlaced mother caught them petting and giggling on the side of the bed.
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    (adj.) = snog, pet

    Ex: The portrayal of gay people is usually sexual and lewd and this film is a good example where men are having quickies and snogging in public.

    Ex: Three years later, when he was fifteen, he slipped into Rachel's bedroom and her straitlaced mother caught them petting and giggling on the side of the bed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > meterse mano

  • 769 morder la mano del que + dar de comer

    (v.) = bite + the hand that feeds + Pronombre
    Ex. Moreover, it frees them from the fear that if they rattle the cages of city authorities they will be accused of biting the hand that feeds them.
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    (v.) = bite + the hand that feeds + Pronombre

    Ex: Moreover, it frees them from the fear that if they rattle the cages of city authorities they will be accused of biting the hand that feeds them.

    Spanish-English dictionary > morder la mano del que + dar de comer

  • 770 ofrecer la mano

    (v.) = put forth + Posesivo + hand
    Ex. And it was so, that when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.
    * * *
    (v.) = put forth + Posesivo + hand

    Ex: And it was so, that when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ofrecer la mano

  • 771 palma de la mano

    (n.) = palm of hand, palm
    Ex. Then he unlocked the forme on the stone and, with a bodkin in the palm of his right hand, he lifted out the wrong letters and put the right ones in their place.
    Ex. The symptoms of anxiety can include nausea, a hot tingling feeling, extreme nervousness, a stomach ache, and sweaty palms.
    * * *
    (n.) = palm of hand, palm

    Ex: Then he unlocked the forme on the stone and, with a bodkin in the palm of his right hand, he lifted out the wrong letters and put the right ones in their place.

    Ex: The symptoms of anxiety can include nausea, a hot tingling feeling, extreme nervousness, a stomach ache, and sweaty palms.

    Spanish-English dictionary > palma de la mano

  • 772 papel a mano-máquina

    Ex. The introduction of mouldmade paper (which is a fine machine-made rag paper which looks like hand-made) in about 1920 reduced the production of real hand-made yet further.
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    Ex: The introduction of mouldmade paper (which is a fine machine-made rag paper which looks like hand-made) in about 1920 reduced the production of real hand-made yet further.

    Spanish-English dictionary > papel a mano-máquina

  • 773 papel hecho a mano

    Ex. Early-nineteenth-century hand-made paper, however, differed from that of the hand-press period on account both of new methods of bleaching, and of changes in the form of the hand mould.
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    Ex: Early-nineteenth-century hand-made paper, however, differed from that of the hand-press period on account both of new methods of bleaching, and of changes in the form of the hand mould.

    Spanish-English dictionary > papel hecho a mano

  • 774 pintado a mano

    (adj.) = hand-painted
    Ex. The book presents the history of the techniques, production, and styles of hand-painted ceramic tiles and of their use in architecture in Europe.
    * * *
    (adj.) = hand-painted

    Ex: The book presents the history of the techniques, production, and styles of hand-painted ceramic tiles and of their use in architecture in Europe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pintado a mano

  • 775 poner Algo a mano

    (v.) = put + Nombre + within reach
    Ex. The article 'Megadoc PC puts archives within reach' concludes that despite predictions of the dawn of a 'paperless society', computers have until recently tended to increase the volume of paper in the workplace.
    * * *
    (v.) = put + Nombre + within reach

    Ex: The article 'Megadoc PC puts archives within reach' concludes that despite predictions of the dawn of a 'paperless society', computers have until recently tended to increase the volume of paper in the workplace.

    Spanish-English dictionary > poner Algo a mano

  • 776 ponerle la mano encima a

    (v.) = lay + a finger on
    Ex. That's why he's in prison for the rest of his life when he never laid a finger on the victims -- he was the general who ordered his troops into battle.
    * * *
    (v.) = lay + a finger on

    Ex: That's why he's in prison for the rest of his life when he never laid a finger on the victims -- he was the general who ordered his troops into battle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ponerle la mano encima a

  • 777 por cuenta ajena

    Ex. Biographies enable the reader to look into, and even share vicariously in, the life of an interesting person.
    * * *

    Ex: Biographies enable the reader to look into, and even share vicariously in, the life of an interesting person.

    Spanish-English dictionary > por cuenta ajena

  • 778 precaución contra el fuego

    Ex. As both a fire and safety precaution flammable liquids must be kept in a cabinet which can contain fire.
    * * *

    Ex: As both a fire and safety precaution flammable liquids must be kept in a cabinet which can contain fire.

    Spanish-English dictionary > precaución contra el fuego

  • 779 prender fuego

    v.
    to start the fire, to set the fire on, to cast fire.
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    (v.) = set + Nombre + on fire, torch, ignite, set + ablaze, burn, catch + fire
    Ex. The second example relates to a bibliographical puzzle concerning the bowdlerized British version of William Styron's novel 'Set this house on fire'.
    Ex. Alenxandria's library was torched and completely destroyed by the brutal Roman emperor Aurelian in A.D. 270.
    Ex. Nitrate film ignites readily, burns fiercely, virtually inextinguishably and with highly toxic fumes.
    Ex. The day ended in a riot during which the town hall was set ablaze.
    Ex. In Italy, Mussoline was burning books and suppressing libraries with appalling regularity.
    Ex. An ammo depot in Kabul caught fire and injured nine people in May.
    * * *
    (v.) = set + Nombre + on fire, torch, ignite, set + ablaze, burn, catch + fire

    Ex: The second example relates to a bibliographical puzzle concerning the bowdlerized British version of William Styron's novel 'Set this house on fire'.

    Ex: Alenxandria's library was torched and completely destroyed by the brutal Roman emperor Aurelian in A.D. 270.
    Ex: Nitrate film ignites readily, burns fiercely, virtually inextinguishably and with highly toxic fumes.
    Ex: The day ended in a riot during which the town hall was set ablaze.
    Ex: In Italy, Mussoline was burning books and suppressing libraries with appalling regularity.
    Ex: An ammo depot in Kabul caught fire and injured nine people in May.

    Spanish-English dictionary > prender fuego

  • 780 prenderle fuego a

    (v.) = set + fire to
    Ex. There was opposition from the Chinese, however, and someone set fire to the library in September 1938.
    * * *
    (v.) = set + fire to

    Ex: There was opposition from the Chinese, however, and someone set fire to the library in September 1938.

    Spanish-English dictionary > prenderle fuego a

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