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  • 1 comentario social

    Ex. Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
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    Ex: Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.

    Spanish-English dictionary > comentario social

  • 2 crítica social

    Ex. Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
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    Ex: Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.

    Spanish-English dictionary > crítica social

  • 3 social

    adj.
    social.
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    1 social
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    adj.
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    1. ADJ
    1) (=de la sociedad) social
    2) (Com, Econ) company antes de s, company's

    acuerdo social, pacto social — wages agreement

    paz social — industrial harmony, agreement between employers and unions

    2.
    SMPL (Escol) * social studies
    * * *
    1)
    a) <problemas/clase/lucha> social
    b) <reunión/compromiso> social
    2) (Fin) company (before n)
    * * *
    = social, societal, socialising [socializing, -USA], socialised [socialized, -USA], gregarious.
    Ex. She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger.
    Ex. A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    Ex. Thus teachers especially, because they have a captive audience, find themselves along with parents and a child's peers, one of a triumvirate of main socializing agents in a child's life.
    Ex. The client is rational and socialized and to a large extent determines self-destiny.
    Ex. The most popular activities are either those involving little physical effort (eg, listening to records), looking after the house & garden, or gregarious activities like going out for a drink.
    ----
    * acontecimiento social = community event, social.
    * actividad social = social activity.
    * acto social = networking event.
    * adaptación social = social adjustment.
    * agitación social = social upheaval.
    * aislamiento social = social isolation.
    * ansiedad social = social anxiety.
    * aprovechada de la asistencia social = welfare queen.
    * armonía social = social harmony.
    * asistencia social = social relief, welfare.
    * asistencia social para los mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * asistente social de barrio = community worker.
    * ayuda social = welfare benefits.
    * bienestar social = social welfare, welfare.
    * cambio social = social change, societal change.
    * capa social más distinguida, la = crust, the.
    * capital social = social capital.
    * causa social = social cause.
    * centro de asistencia social = welfare facility.
    * centro social = community centre, community hall.
    * centro social para veteranos de guerra = Veterans' centre.
    * ciencias sociales = social sciences, soft sciences, the.
    * club social = civic club.
    * cohesión social = social cohesion.
    * comentario social = social commentary.
    * complejo recreativo y social = leisure centre.
    * comportamiento social = social graces.
    * compromiso social = social engagement.
    * concertación social = social harmony.
    * conciencia social = social consciousness.
    * condiciones sociales = walks (of/in) life.
    * condición social = station in life.
    * conflictividad social = social unrest.
    * conflicto social = social conflict.
    * contrato social = social contract.
    * con una orientación social = socially-oriented.
    * convención social = social convention.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * cuestión social = social issue, societal issue.
    * cultura social = social culture.
    * debate social = public discourse.
    * derechos sociales = social rights.
    * descontento social = civil unrest, social unrest.
    * de una clase social superior = above + Posesivo + class.
    * diferencia social = social gap.
    * dimensión social = social dimension.
    * distancia social = social distance.
    * encuentro social = networking event.
    * enfermedad social = social disease.
    * entramado social, el = social web, the.
    * entre grupos sociales = intergroup.
    * equiparación social = social levelling.
    * escoria social de raza blanca = white trash.
    * espacio social = social space.
    * estatus social = class standing.
    * estratificación social = social stratification.
    * etiquetado social = social tagging.
    * evento social = social.
    * exclusión social = social exclusion.
    * fobia social = social anxiety.
    * grupo social = community group, social group.
    * hacer vida social = socialise [socialize, -USA].
    * inadaptación social = social maladjustment.
    * inadaptado social = social misfit.
    * incompetente social = geek, nerd, nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * incorporación social = social inclusion.
    * Indice de Citas de las Ciencias Sociales (SSCI) = Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
    * inepto social = nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], nerd, geek, geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * influencia social = social influence.
    * injusticia social = social injustice.
    * inserción social = social insertion.
    * interacción social = social interaction.
    * malestar social = civil unrest, social malaise, social unrest.
    * marginación social = social exclusion.
    * marginado social = social outcast.
    * mediación social = social mediation.
    * medios de comunicación social = mass media.
    * mejora social = social improvement.
    * memoria social = social memory.
    * nivelación social = social levelling.
    * política social = social policy.
    * posición social = social standing.
    * práctica social = meme.
    * presión social = social pressure.
    * prestación social sustitut = community service.
    * profesión de vocación social = caring profession.
    * programa social = social program(me).
    * progreso social = social progress.
    * promoción social = social advancement.
    * rechazado social = social outcast.
    * redes sociales = social networking.
    * reintegración social = social reintegration.
    * reunión social = social gathering.
    * riesgo social = social risk.
    * salón social = community room, drop-in lounge, community hall.
    * sátira social = social satire.
    * seguridad social = social security.
    * Seguridad Social Británica = National Health Service (NHS).
    * seguro social = social insurance.
    * servicio social = social service.
    * servicio social sustitutorio = community service.
    * servicios sociales = human services.
    * sistema social = social system.
    * social demócrata = social democratic.
    * tejido social, el = social web, the, fabric of society, the.
    * tendencia social = social trend.
    * urbanización de viviendas sociales = council estate.
    * velada social = social evening.
    * vivienda social = council tenancy, council house.
    * web social, la = social web, the.
    * * *
    1)
    a) <problemas/clase/lucha> social
    b) <reunión/compromiso> social
    2) (Fin) company (before n)
    * * *
    = social, societal, socialising [socializing, -USA], socialised [socialized, -USA], gregarious.

    Ex: She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger.

    Ex: A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    Ex: Thus teachers especially, because they have a captive audience, find themselves along with parents and a child's peers, one of a triumvirate of main socializing agents in a child's life.
    Ex: The client is rational and socialized and to a large extent determines self-destiny.
    Ex: The most popular activities are either those involving little physical effort (eg, listening to records), looking after the house & garden, or gregarious activities like going out for a drink.
    * acontecimiento social = community event, social.
    * actividad social = social activity.
    * acto social = networking event.
    * adaptación social = social adjustment.
    * agitación social = social upheaval.
    * aislamiento social = social isolation.
    * ansiedad social = social anxiety.
    * aprovechada de la asistencia social = welfare queen.
    * armonía social = social harmony.
    * asistencia social = social relief, welfare.
    * asistencia social para los mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * asistente social de barrio = community worker.
    * ayuda social = welfare benefits.
    * bienestar social = social welfare, welfare.
    * cambio social = social change, societal change.
    * capa social más distinguida, la = crust, the.
    * capital social = social capital.
    * causa social = social cause.
    * centro de asistencia social = welfare facility.
    * centro social = community centre, community hall.
    * centro social para veteranos de guerra = Veterans' centre.
    * ciencias sociales = social sciences, soft sciences, the.
    * club social = civic club.
    * cohesión social = social cohesion.
    * comentario social = social commentary.
    * complejo recreativo y social = leisure centre.
    * comportamiento social = social graces.
    * compromiso social = social engagement.
    * concertación social = social harmony.
    * conciencia social = social consciousness.
    * condiciones sociales = walks (of/in) life.
    * condición social = station in life.
    * conflictividad social = social unrest.
    * conflicto social = social conflict.
    * contrato social = social contract.
    * con una orientación social = socially-oriented.
    * convención social = social convention.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * cuestión social = social issue, societal issue.
    * cultura social = social culture.
    * debate social = public discourse.
    * derechos sociales = social rights.
    * descontento social = civil unrest, social unrest.
    * de una clase social superior = above + Posesivo + class.
    * diferencia social = social gap.
    * dimensión social = social dimension.
    * distancia social = social distance.
    * encuentro social = networking event.
    * enfermedad social = social disease.
    * entramado social, el = social web, the.
    * entre grupos sociales = intergroup.
    * equiparación social = social levelling.
    * escoria social de raza blanca = white trash.
    * espacio social = social space.
    * estatus social = class standing.
    * estratificación social = social stratification.
    * etiquetado social = social tagging.
    * evento social = social.
    * exclusión social = social exclusion.
    * fobia social = social anxiety.
    * grupo social = community group, social group.
    * hacer vida social = socialise [socialize, -USA].
    * inadaptación social = social maladjustment.
    * inadaptado social = social misfit.
    * incompetente social = geek, nerd, nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * incorporación social = social inclusion.
    * Indice de Citas de las Ciencias Sociales (SSCI) = Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
    * inepto social = nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], nerd, geek, geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * influencia social = social influence.
    * injusticia social = social injustice.
    * inserción social = social insertion.
    * interacción social = social interaction.
    * malestar social = civil unrest, social malaise, social unrest.
    * marginación social = social exclusion.
    * marginado social = social outcast.
    * mediación social = social mediation.
    * medios de comunicación social = mass media.
    * mejora social = social improvement.
    * memoria social = social memory.
    * nivelación social = social levelling.
    * política social = social policy.
    * posición social = social standing.
    * práctica social = meme.
    * presión social = social pressure.
    * prestación social sustitut = community service.
    * profesión de vocación social = caring profession.
    * programa social = social program(me).
    * progreso social = social progress.
    * promoción social = social advancement.
    * rechazado social = social outcast.
    * redes sociales = social networking.
    * reintegración social = social reintegration.
    * reunión social = social gathering.
    * riesgo social = social risk.
    * salón social = community room, drop-in lounge, community hall.
    * sátira social = social satire.
    * seguridad social = social security.
    * Seguridad Social Británica = National Health Service (NHS).
    * seguro social = social insurance.
    * servicio social = social service.
    * servicio social sustitutorio = community service.
    * servicios sociales = human services.
    * sistema social = social system.
    * social demócrata = social democratic.
    * tejido social, el = social web, the, fabric of society, the.
    * tendencia social = social trend.
    * urbanización de viviendas sociales = council estate.
    * velada social = social evening.
    * vivienda social = council tenancy, council house.
    * web social, la = social web, the.

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    A
    1 ‹cambio/problemas› social; ‹clase/lucha› social
    las reivindicaciones sociales de los trabajadores the workers' demands for improvements in social conditions
    2 ‹reunión/compromiso› social
    notas sociales or agenda social ( Period) society column/pages
    B ( Fin) company ( before n) capital2 (↑ capital (2)), razón, sede
    ( Esp)
    undercover police officer
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    social adjetivo
    social
    social adjetivo
    1 social
    2 Fin capital social, share capital
    domicilio social, registered address
    ' social' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    agitación
    - alta
    - ambiente
    - argot
    - arribista
    - asistencia
    - asistente
    - beneficio
    - capital
    - cartilla
    - casta
    - círculo
    - clase
    - condición
    - conflictividad
    - convulsión
    - cotizar
    - cotización
    - entorno
    - específica
    - específico
    - estratificación
    - extracción
    - FSE
    - humildad
    - humilde
    - imponerse
    - INSERSO
    - insumisa
    - insumiso
    - malestar
    - movimiento
    - nivel
    - orientarse
    - rango
    - retirarse
    - seguridad
    - señor
    - situarse
    - socialdemócrata
    - SS
    - tertuliana
    - tertuliano
    - tratar
    - trepa
    - advenedizo
    - aportar
    - aporte
    - bien
    - bienestar
    English:
    antisocial
    - atmosphere
    - benefit
    - caring professions
    - civil
    - class
    - climber
    - community centre
    - dinner
    - enhance
    - health service
    - inbred
    - institution
    - Ivy League
    - ladder
    - lounge
    - misfit
    - National Insurance
    - NHS
    - pecking order
    - position
    - rise
    - rising
    - share capital
    - skill
    - social
    - social climber
    - Social Democrat
    - social insurance
    - social sciences
    - social security
    - social services
    - social welfare
    - social worker
    - socialize
    - socializing
    - standing
    - station
    - unrest
    - village hall
    - visitor
    - walk
    - welfare
    - welfare centre
    - welfare worker
    - ASBO
    - barbecue
    - bee
    - claim
    - code
    * * *
    social adj
    1. [clase, organización, lucha] social
    2. [vida, actividad] social
    3. Econ
    capital social share capital;
    sede social headquarters, head office
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    adj social
    * * *
    social adj
    : social
    socialmente adv
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    social adj social

    Spanish-English dictionary > social

  • 4 comentario

    m.
    1 comment, remark.
    hizo un comentario muy acertado she made a very apt remark
    el presidente no quiso hacer comentarios the president did not wish to (make any) comment
    sin comentarios no comment
    sobran comentarios what can you say?
    2 commentary.
    comentario de texto literary commentary, textual analysis
    * * *
    1 (observación) remark, comment
    2 (explicación, narración) commentary
    \
    dar lugar a comentarios to cause gossip
    sin comentario no comment
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) comment, remark
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=observación) comment

    "sin comentarios" — "no comment"

    sin más comentario, pasemos a ver la película — without further ado, let's watch the film

    hacer un comentario: le hizo un comentario al oído — she said something in his ear

    2) (=redacción) essay

    un comentario sobre "El Quijote" — an essay on "Don Quixote"

    comentario de texto[literario] (literary) commentary; [lingüístico] textual analysis

    3) pl comentarios (=cotilleo) gossip sing
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( observación) comment

    ¿quiere hacer algún comentario? — do you have any comments?

    sobran or huelgan los comentarios — it's best not to say anything

    b) ( mención)
    c) ( análisis) commentary
    2) (Rad, TV) commentary
    * * *
    = comment, commentary, gloss, observation, remark, statement, talk-aloud, explication, rider, riff.
    Ex. Indexing and searching, then, are integral one to another, and so a few comments on searching are in order here = Por lo tanto, la indización y la búsqueda son complementarios y así pues es pertinente hacer algunos comentarios aquí sobre la búsqueda.
    Ex. Texts published with commentary are entered under the commentator if the commentary is emphasised.
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. I agree with the observation that in our catalog we had not brought together the 'American Scholar' and the 'Oration'.
    Ex. My second point may be a slightly tangential, but I hope it is a concrete reaction to the general tenor of Mr. Lubetzky's remarks and the general subject posed.
    Ex. Statements conveying preferential relationships between terms indicate which terms are to be treated as equivalent to one another.
    Ex. These evaluation techniques include full-screen logging, pre- and post-search, online/offline, and in-search interactive questionnaires, search replays as well as talk-aloud.
    Ex. Reference librarians make heavy use of their many literary checklists as well as their indexes to literary, drama, and poetry explication and criticism.
    Ex. This latter point is born out in a survey of the information needs of Californians, which, in affirming the existence of such needs, added the rider that Californians 'do not always perceive these needs to be related to information'.
    Ex. This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.
    ----
    * apartado de comentarios = comments section.
    * basado en el comentario personal = reportage-based.
    * comentario al margen = tangential comment.
    * comentario aparecido en la prensa = press comment.
    * comentario crítico = criticism, critique, critical comment, critical commentary.
    * comentario escrito = write-up.
    * comentario final que zanja una cuestión = clincher.
    * comentario gracioso = witty remark, funny remark.
    * comentario ingenioso = witty remark.
    * comentario inicial = opening remark.
    * comentario introductorio = leading remark.
    * comentario literario = literary analysis.
    * comentario personal = reportage, personal note.
    * comentario personal de una lectura = reading-reportage.
    * comentarios = input, grapevine, feedback.
    * comentario sarcástico = sarcastic remark.
    * comentarios finales = concluding remarks.
    * comentario social = social commentary.
    * comentario tangencial = tangential comment.
    * hacer algunos comentarios sobre lo que Alguien ha dicho = take + a few cracks at.
    * hacer comentarios = air + comments.
    * hacer un comentario = make + observation, make + remark, offer + a comment.
    * intercambiar comentarios = exchange + remarks.
    * mordaz en sus comentarios = sharp of tongue.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * recabar un comentario = solicit + comment.
    * responder a un comentario = field + comment.
    * sección de comentarios = comments section.
    * suscitar un comentario = elicit + comment.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( observación) comment

    ¿quiere hacer algún comentario? — do you have any comments?

    sobran or huelgan los comentarios — it's best not to say anything

    b) ( mención)
    c) ( análisis) commentary
    2) (Rad, TV) commentary
    * * *
    = comment, commentary, gloss, observation, remark, statement, talk-aloud, explication, rider, riff.

    Ex: Indexing and searching, then, are integral one to another, and so a few comments on searching are in order here = Por lo tanto, la indización y la búsqueda son complementarios y así pues es pertinente hacer algunos comentarios aquí sobre la búsqueda.

    Ex: Texts published with commentary are entered under the commentator if the commentary is emphasised.
    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex: I agree with the observation that in our catalog we had not brought together the 'American Scholar' and the 'Oration'.
    Ex: My second point may be a slightly tangential, but I hope it is a concrete reaction to the general tenor of Mr. Lubetzky's remarks and the general subject posed.
    Ex: Statements conveying preferential relationships between terms indicate which terms are to be treated as equivalent to one another.
    Ex: These evaluation techniques include full-screen logging, pre- and post-search, online/offline, and in-search interactive questionnaires, search replays as well as talk-aloud.
    Ex: Reference librarians make heavy use of their many literary checklists as well as their indexes to literary, drama, and poetry explication and criticism.
    Ex: This latter point is born out in a survey of the information needs of Californians, which, in affirming the existence of such needs, added the rider that Californians 'do not always perceive these needs to be related to information'.
    Ex: This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.
    * apartado de comentarios = comments section.
    * basado en el comentario personal = reportage-based.
    * comentario al margen = tangential comment.
    * comentario aparecido en la prensa = press comment.
    * comentario crítico = criticism, critique, critical comment, critical commentary.
    * comentario escrito = write-up.
    * comentario final que zanja una cuestión = clincher.
    * comentario gracioso = witty remark, funny remark.
    * comentario ingenioso = witty remark.
    * comentario inicial = opening remark.
    * comentario introductorio = leading remark.
    * comentario literario = literary analysis.
    * comentario personal = reportage, personal note.
    * comentario personal de una lectura = reading-reportage.
    * comentarios = input, grapevine, feedback.
    * comentario sarcástico = sarcastic remark.
    * comentarios finales = concluding remarks.
    * comentario social = social commentary.
    * comentario tangencial = tangential comment.
    * hacer algunos comentarios sobre lo que Alguien ha dicho = take + a few cracks at.
    * hacer comentarios = air + comments.
    * hacer un comentario = make + observation, make + remark, offer + a comment.
    * intercambiar comentarios = exchange + remarks.
    * mordaz en sus comentarios = sharp of tongue.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * recabar un comentario = solicit + comment.
    * responder a un comentario = field + comment.
    * sección de comentarios = comments section.
    * suscitar un comentario = elicit + comment.

    * * *
    A
    1 (observación) comment
    ¿quiere hacer algún comentario? do you have any comments?
    ese comentario fue de muy mal gusto that remark o comment was in very bad taste
    sin comentario(s) no comment
    sobran or huelgan los comentarios it's best not to say anything, there's no need to say anything
    2 (análisis) commentary
    comentario de texto textual analysis, practical criticism
    B ( Rad, TV) commentary
    * * *

     

    comentario sustantivo masculino
    1


    fue un comentario de mal gusto it was a tasteless remark;
    sin comentario(s) no comment
    b) ( mención):




    2 (Rad, TV) commentary
    comentario sustantivo masculino
    1 comment, remark
    2 (de texto) commentary
    3 comentarios, (cotilleos) gossip
    ' comentario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ácida
    - ácido
    - acre
    - agudeza
    - ápice
    - burrada
    - conveniente
    - cortante
    - declaración
    - desafortunada
    - desafortunado
    - exacta
    - exacto
    - gusto
    - impertinencia
    - incisiva
    - incisivo
    - indiscreción
    - intención
    - jugosa
    - jugoso
    - ligereza
    - lucida
    - lucido
    - maldad
    - malintencionada
    - malintencionado
    - manifiesta
    - manifiesto
    - más
    - ocurrencia
    - oportuna
    - oportuno
    - paleta
    - paleto
    - picante
    - punta
    - puntual
    - punzante
    - rezar
    - reservarse
    - retirar
    - salida
    - segunda
    - sentar
    - sobra
    - superflua
    - superfluo
    - temeraria
    - temerario
    English:
    abrasive
    - abstain
    - accurate
    - acid
    - acrimonious
    - acute
    - amplify
    - apt
    - barbed
    - bitchy
    - biting
    - blistering
    - calculate
    - careless
    - catty
    - cheap
    - comeback
    - comment
    - commentary
    - complimentary
    - crack
    - curt
    - cutting
    - decline
    - derogatory
    - destructive
    - direct
    - do
    - gross
    - hurtful
    - impromptu
    - incisive
    - indignant
    - inept
    - innocuous
    - insulting
    - invidious
    - level
    - objectionable
    - oblique
    - observation
    - off-the-cuff
    - offensive
    - outline
    - parting
    - pass
    - passing
    - personal
    - pointed
    - qualify
    * * *
    1. [observación] comment, remark;
    hizo un comentario muy acertado she made a very apt remark;
    ahórrate tus comentarios keep your remarks to yourself;
    sólo era un comentario personal, no te lo tomes a mal it was just a remark between the two of us, don't take it the wrong way;
    el presidente no quiso hacer comentarios the president did not wish to (make any) comment;
    sin comentarios no comment;
    y, sin más comentarios, se marchó and, without another word, she left;
    sobran comentarios what can you say?
    2. [crítica] commentary
    comentario de texto literary commentary, textual analysis
    3. [televisivos, radiofónicos] commentary
    4.
    comentarios [murmuraciones] gossip;
    siempre hace comentarios a mis espaldas he's always talking about me behind my back
    5. Ling predicate
    * * *
    m
    1 comment;
    ¡sin comentarios! no comment!
    2
    :
    comentarios pl gossip sg
    * * *
    1) : comment, remark
    sin comentarios: no comment
    2) : commentary
    * * *
    comentario n comment / remark

    Spanish-English dictionary > comentario

  • 5 crítica

    f.
    1 criticism, unfavorable commentary, unfavorable remark.
    2 critique, criticism, reviewal, review.
    3 criticizing, carping, rap, criticism.
    * * *
    1 (juicio, censura) criticism
    2 (prensa) review, write-up
    \
    hacer críticas to criticize
    ser dado,-a a las críticas to be very critical
    tener buena crítica to get good reviews
    crítica teatral theatre (US theater) column
    * * *
    1. f., (m. - crítico) 2. noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=censura) criticism

    recibir duras críticas — to be severely criticized, come in for severe criticism

    lanzó duras críticas contra el Gobierno — he levelled fierce criticism at the Government, he launched a fierce attack on the Government

    2) [en periódico, revista] review; (=ensayo, libro) critique
    3)

    la crítica(=los críticos) the critics pl

    4) (=actividad) criticism; (=chismes) gossip
    crítico
    * * *
    1) (ataque, censura) criticism

    ha sido objeto de numerosas críticasshe has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism

    2) (Art, Espec, Lit)
    a) ( reseña) review; ( ensayo) critique
    b)

    la crítica — ( los críticos) the critics (pl)

    c) ( actividad) criticism
    * * *
    = attack, criticism, critique, review, censure, reproach, rap, stricture, reproof, flak [flack], castigation, sniping, reproval, write-up.
    Ex. The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.
    Ex. The main criticism of the notation that has been voiced in that the notation for more specific subjects can be extremely long.
    Ex. Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex. The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    Ex. The author also outlines a system for microfilming and destroying documents to escape judicial censure.
    Ex. A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex. The article 'Why do academic libraries get such a bad rap?' considers the reasons why the roles of librarians and libraries in academic institutions should be so poorly understood.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Political and administrative strictures on the National Libraries Authority proposal'.
    Ex. Reproof should have a debilitating effect upon performance while praise should result in a somewhat higher increase in performance.
    Ex. This is the latest news organization to get flak for banning unapproved links to its Web site.
    Ex. This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
    Ex. Some folks in the commercial world enjoy all the internal get-ahead mutual sniping and jealous backbiting and ambitious politicking that goes on in it.
    Ex. He received a two-year suspension for violating the conditions of a public reproval and being convicted of two drunk driving.
    Ex. If you read some of their write-ups, you can be sure that their endgame is to give a part of this country to Tamils.
    ----
    * crítica cinematográfica = film review, cinematic criticism, film criticism.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * crítica constructiva = constructive criticism.
    * crítica de cine = film review.
    * crítica de música = music review.
    * crítica de película = film review.
    * crítica feroz = hatchet job.
    * crítica literaria = literary review, literary criticism.
    * crítica mordaz = hatchet job.
    * crítica muy favorable = rave review.
    * críticas = backbiting.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * desbaratar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * dirigir una crítica hacia = level + criticism at.
    * hacer crítica = find + fault with.
    * hacer una crítica = formulate + criticism, offer + criticism, air + criticism, critique, raise + criticism.
    * hacer un crítica a = level + criticism at.
    * invalidar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * levantar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * por encima de toda crítica = beyond reproach, above reproach.
    * realizar una crítica = raise + criticism.
    * recibir críticas muy favorables = receive + rave reviews.
    * recibir duras críticas = take + a pounding, take + a beating.
    * ser digno de crítica = merit + a critical eye.
    * ser el blanco de las críticas = come under + fire.
    * ser objeto de crítica = attract + criticism, come in + for criticism, be under criticism, be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat.
    * silenciar las críticas = silence + criticism.
    * suscitar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * * *
    1) (ataque, censura) criticism

    ha sido objeto de numerosas críticasshe has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism

    2) (Art, Espec, Lit)
    a) ( reseña) review; ( ensayo) critique
    b)

    la crítica — ( los críticos) the critics (pl)

    c) ( actividad) criticism
    * * *
    = attack, criticism, critique, review, censure, reproach, rap, stricture, reproof, flak [flack], castigation, sniping, reproval, write-up.

    Ex: The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.

    Ex: The main criticism of the notation that has been voiced in that the notation for more specific subjects can be extremely long.
    Ex: Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex: The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    Ex: The author also outlines a system for microfilming and destroying documents to escape judicial censure.
    Ex: A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex: The article 'Why do academic libraries get such a bad rap?' considers the reasons why the roles of librarians and libraries in academic institutions should be so poorly understood.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Political and administrative strictures on the National Libraries Authority proposal'.
    Ex: Reproof should have a debilitating effect upon performance while praise should result in a somewhat higher increase in performance.
    Ex: This is the latest news organization to get flak for banning unapproved links to its Web site.
    Ex: This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
    Ex: Some folks in the commercial world enjoy all the internal get-ahead mutual sniping and jealous backbiting and ambitious politicking that goes on in it.
    Ex: He received a two-year suspension for violating the conditions of a public reproval and being convicted of two drunk driving.
    Ex: If you read some of their write-ups, you can be sure that their endgame is to give a part of this country to Tamils.
    * crítica cinematográfica = film review, cinematic criticism, film criticism.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * crítica constructiva = constructive criticism.
    * crítica de cine = film review.
    * crítica de música = music review.
    * crítica de película = film review.
    * crítica feroz = hatchet job.
    * crítica literaria = literary review, literary criticism.
    * crítica mordaz = hatchet job.
    * crítica muy favorable = rave review.
    * críticas = backbiting.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * desbaratar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * dirigir una crítica hacia = level + criticism at.
    * hacer crítica = find + fault with.
    * hacer una crítica = formulate + criticism, offer + criticism, air + criticism, critique, raise + criticism.
    * hacer un crítica a = level + criticism at.
    * invalidar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * levantar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * por encima de toda crítica = beyond reproach, above reproach.
    * realizar una crítica = raise + criticism.
    * recibir críticas muy favorables = receive + rave reviews.
    * recibir duras críticas = take + a pounding, take + a beating.
    * ser digno de crítica = merit + a critical eye.
    * ser el blanco de las críticas = come under + fire.
    * ser objeto de crítica = attract + criticism, come in + for criticism, be under criticism, be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat.
    * silenciar las críticas = silence + criticism.
    * suscitar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.

    * * *
    A
    (ataque): ha sido recientemente objeto de numerosas críticas she has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism recently
    dirigió duras críticas contra el obispo he launched a fierce attack on o leveled fierce criticism at the bishop, he strongly attacked the bishop
    B ( Art, Espec, Lit)
    1 (reseña) review; (ensayo) critique
    la película ha recibido muy buenas críticas the movie has had very good reviews o ( colloq) write-ups
    2
    la crítica (los críticos) the critics (pl)
    su obra ha recibido los elogios de la crítica internacional her work has been well received by critics worldwide
    3 (actividad) criticism
    Compuesto:
    literary criticism
    * * *

     

    Del verbo criticar: ( conjugate criticar)

    critica es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    criticar    
    crítica
    criticar ( conjugate criticar) verbo transitivo

    b) (Art, Espec, Lit) ‹libro/película to review

    verbo intransitivo
    to gossip, backbite
    crítica sustantivo femenino
    a) (ataque, censura) criticism;



    ( ensayo) critique;

    la crítica ( los críticos) the critics (pl);
    crítica literaria literary criticism
    criticar
    I verbo transitivo to criticize
    II verbo intransitivo (murmurar) to gossip
    crítico,-a
    I adjetivo critical
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino critic
    crítica sustantivo femenino
    1 (censura) criticism
    2 Prensa review: esta película tiene muy mala crítica, this film has got very bad reviews
    3 (los críticos profesionales) critics
    ' crítica' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ámbito
    - delgada
    - delgado
    - denuncia
    - denunciar
    - feroz
    - radical
    - severa
    - severo
    - trance
    - bueno
    - demoledor
    - despiadado
    - hacer
    - inoportuno
    - lanzar
    - mordaz
    - murmurar
    - pecho
    English:
    acclaim
    - accurate
    - book review
    - butt
    - chorus
    - criticism
    - damning
    - faultfinding
    - impervious
    - implicit
    - indictment
    - mild
    - open
    - pass
    - rave
    - reflection
    - review
    - sensitive
    - temper
    - uncalled-for
    - unfair
    - unfavorable
    - unfavourable
    - veiled
    - critically
    - touch
    - write
    * * *
    1. [juicio, análisis] review;
    esa novela ha recibido muy buenas críticas that novel has had very good reviews
    crítica cinematográfica film o movie criticism;
    crítica literaria literary criticism
    2. [conjunto de críticos]
    la crítica the critics
    3. [ataque] criticism;
    le han llovido muchas críticas he has received a barrage of criticism;
    lanzó duras críticas contra el proyecto she severely criticized the project
    * * *
    f criticism;
    muchas críticas a lot of criticism
    I adj critical
    II m, crítica f critic
    * * *
    1) : criticism
    2) : review, critique
    * * *
    1. (juicio, censura) criticism
    2. (reseña) review
    3. (críticos) critics

    Spanish-English dictionary > crítica

  • 6 golfillo

    m.
    street urchin, street Arab, gamin, guttersnipe.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 street urchin
    * * *
    SM urchin, street urchin
    * * *
    - lla masculino, femenino street urchin
    * * *
    = street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, ragamuffin.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex. This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex. Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex. He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.
    * * *
    - lla masculino, femenino street urchin
    * * *
    = street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, ragamuffin.

    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.

    Ex: Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex: This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex: Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex: He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.

    * * *
    urchin, street urchin
    * * *

    golfillo
    ◊ - lla sustantivo masculino, femenino

    street urchin

    ' golfillo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    urchin
    * * *
    urchin
    * * *
    m (street) urchin

    Spanish-English dictionary > golfillo

  • 7 golfo2

    2 = street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, bum, rapscallion, ragamuffin.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex. This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex. Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex. Although the results provide support for the 'drunken bum' theory of wife beating, they also demythologize the stereotype because alcohol is shown to be far from a necessary or sufficient cause of wife abuse.
    Ex. In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    Ex. He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.
    ----
    * golfo de la playa = beach bum.

    Spanish-English dictionary > golfo2

  • 8 granuja

    adj.
    rascally, impish, mischievous.
    f. & m.
    1 rogue, scoundrel (pillo).
    2 rascal, little wretch, urchin, gamin.
    3 loose grape separate from the bunch.
    4 seeds of the grape and other small fruits.
    * * *
    1 (uva) grapes plural
    1 (pilluelo) ragamuffin, urchin
    2 (estafador) crook, trickster
    * * *
    1.
    SMF (=bribón) rogue; [dicho con afecto] rascal; (=pilluelo) urchin, ragamuffin
    2.
    SF (=uvas) loose grapes pl ; (=semilla) grape seed
    * * *
    masculino y femenino rascal
    * * *
    = shyster, miscreant, villain, tearaway, lager lout, street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, rascal, scallywag [scalawag, -USA], rapscallion, cad, ragamuffin, ruffian, hoodlum, swine, pig, crook.
    Ex. When loss of physical and mental rigor is accompanied by financial problems, the retiree may reject himself and fall victim to the con man and shyster.
    Ex. The forest, therefore, is regarded as the abode of robbers & sundry miscreants, implying its relation to the forces of chaos & disorder.
    Ex. The father, Old Brightwell, curses his daughter, Jane, for preferring the love of the smooth-tongued villain, Grandley, to that of her own parents.
    Ex. He acused politicians of 'losing the plot' on crime as the 'thriving yob culture' of hooligans and tearaways terrorise the streets.
    Ex. It is routine for people to complain about the 'hordes of lager louts' who turn city centres into 'no-go areas'.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex. This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex. Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex. And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals.
    Ex. In other words, we either have morons or thugs running the White House -- or perhaps one moron, one thug, and a smattering of scalawags in between.
    Ex. In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    Ex. Not only that, but this cad has also convinced them she is losing her faculties.
    Ex. He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.
    Ex. The coroner said she had died not from drowning, but from being abused and murdered by a gang of ruffians.
    Ex. Gangs of hoodlums, aged as young as eight, are roaming the streets terrorising store owners and shoppers in broad daylight.
    Ex. In German law it is a criminal offense for A to insult B, for example, by calling him a swine.
    Ex. He was waiting for the opportunity to unleash his fury, no one calls him a pig and gets away with it.
    Ex. The swindling & deception the immigrants encountered often preyed on their Zionist ideology & indeed, some of the crooks were Jewish themselves.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino rascal
    * * *
    = shyster, miscreant, villain, tearaway, lager lout, street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, rascal, scallywag [scalawag, -USA], rapscallion, cad, ragamuffin, ruffian, hoodlum, swine, pig, crook.

    Ex: When loss of physical and mental rigor is accompanied by financial problems, the retiree may reject himself and fall victim to the con man and shyster.

    Ex: The forest, therefore, is regarded as the abode of robbers & sundry miscreants, implying its relation to the forces of chaos & disorder.
    Ex: The father, Old Brightwell, curses his daughter, Jane, for preferring the love of the smooth-tongued villain, Grandley, to that of her own parents.
    Ex: He acused politicians of 'losing the plot' on crime as the 'thriving yob culture' of hooligans and tearaways terrorise the streets.
    Ex: It is routine for people to complain about the 'hordes of lager louts' who turn city centres into 'no-go areas'.
    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex: Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex: This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex: Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex: And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals.
    Ex: In other words, we either have morons or thugs running the White House -- or perhaps one moron, one thug, and a smattering of scalawags in between.
    Ex: In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    Ex: Not only that, but this cad has also convinced them she is losing her faculties.
    Ex: He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.
    Ex: The coroner said she had died not from drowning, but from being abused and murdered by a gang of ruffians.
    Ex: Gangs of hoodlums, aged as young as eight, are roaming the streets terrorising store owners and shoppers in broad daylight.
    Ex: In German law it is a criminal offense for A to insult B, for example, by calling him a swine.
    Ex: He was waiting for the opportunity to unleash his fury, no one calls him a pig and gets away with it.
    Ex: The swindling & deception the immigrants encountered often preyed on their Zionist ideology & indeed, some of the crooks were Jewish themselves.

    * * *
    rascal
    ¿dónde se habrá metido este granujilla? where's that little rascal o monkey got(ten) to?
    * * *

    granuja sustantivo masculino y femenino
    rascal
    granuja sustantivo masculino
    1 (pícaro) urchin
    2 (estafador, truhán) swindler
    ' granuja' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bandida
    - bandido
    - pájaro
    - sinvergüenza
    - canalla
    - pajarraco
    - rufián
    English:
    rascal
    - rogue
    * * *
    granuja nmf
    1. [pillo] rogue, scoundrel
    2. [canalla] trickster, swindler
    * * *
    m/f rascal
    * * *
    granuja nmf
    pilluelo: rascal, urchin
    * * *
    granuja adj rascal

    Spanish-English dictionary > granuja

  • 9 impasible

    adj.
    1 impassive.
    2 impassible, cold, cold-blooded, deadpan.
    * * *
    1 impassive
    \
    quedarse impasible to remain impassive
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo impassive
    * * *
    = impassive, stolid, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unflappable, straight-faced, insensible.
    Ex. There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
    Ex. A political setback forced a wrenching transformation of the stolid but effective library into what ultimately became a brand new, proactive one.
    Ex. Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex. In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex. Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex. I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex. Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex. Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    Ex. Electrical stunning renders an animal instantly insensible by inducing a grand mal epileptic seizure.
    ----
    * mantenerse impasible = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * * *
    adjetivo impassive
    * * *
    = impassive, stolid, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unflappable, straight-faced, insensible.

    Ex: There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.

    Ex: A political setback forced a wrenching transformation of the stolid but effective library into what ultimately became a brand new, proactive one.
    Ex: Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex: In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex: Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex: I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex: Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex: Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    Ex: Electrical stunning renders an animal instantly insensible by inducing a grand mal epileptic seizure.
    * mantenerse impasible = keep + a stiff upper lip.

    * * *
    impassive
    esperó impasible el resultado she remained impassive as she waited for the result
    se quedó impasible ante el espectáculo he remained impassive o unmoved at the sight
    * * *

    impasible adjetivo
    impassive
    impasible adjetivo
    1 (imperturbable) impassive, unemotional
    2 (insensible) impassive, insensitive: no podemos permanecer impasibles ante el hambre de tantos, we can't turn a blind eye to so much starvation
    ' impasible' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    indiferente
    - insensible
    English:
    exhibit
    - impassive
    - lip
    - quiet
    - stolid
    - undismayed
    - unmoved
    - unperturbed
    * * *
    impassive;
    su rostro permaneció impasible his face showed o betrayed no emotion;
    escuchó impasible el veredicto she listened impassively as the verdict was read out
    * * *
    adj impassive
    * * *
    : impassive, unmoved

    Spanish-English dictionary > impasible

  • 10 impávido

    adj.
    1 impassive, imperturbable, emotionless, devoid of emotion.
    2 intrepid, dauntless, fearless, undaunted.
    * * *
    1 dauntless
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=valiente) intrepid; (=impasible) dauntless, undaunted
    2) LAm (=insolente) cheeky, sassy (EEUU) *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (liter) ( impasible) impassive, unperturbed; ( sin miedo) undaunted
    * * *
    = unflappable, straight-faced, dauntless, undaunted.
    Ex. Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex. Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    Ex. He was a dauntless adventurer, a sleuthhound, a research scholar of exceptional acuity.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (liter) ( impasible) impassive, unperturbed; ( sin miedo) undaunted
    * * *
    = unflappable, straight-faced, dauntless, undaunted.

    Ex: Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.

    Ex: Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    Ex: He was a dauntless adventurer, a sleuthhound, a research scholar of exceptional acuity.
    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.

    * * *
    ( liter) (impasible) impassive, unperturbed; (sin miedo) undaunted
    aguantó impávido mis reproches he bore my reproaches impassively ( liter)
    todos huyeron pero él permaneció impávido en su puesto everyone else fled but he remained at his post undaunted o he remained fearlessly at his post
    * * *

    impávido,-a adjetivo
    1 (que no se asusta) unafraid, fearless, undaunted
    2 LAm cheeky
    ' impávido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    impávida
    English:
    undismayed
    - unflinching
    * * *
    impávido, -a adj
    1. [valeroso] fearless, courageous
    2. [impasible] impassive
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( valiente) fearless, undaunted
    2 ( impasible) impassive
    * * *
    impávido, -da adj
    : undaunted, unperturbed

    Spanish-English dictionary > impávido

  • 11 pillo

    f. & m.
    1 rascal, scamp, sly fellow.
    2 burglar, thief.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: pillar.
    * * *
    1 (travieso) naughty
    2 (astuto) crafty
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (niño) little monkey, little devil
    2 (adulto) rogue, rascal
    * * *
    pillo, -a
    1.
    ADJ [adulto] sly, crafty; [niño] naughty
    2.
    SM / F (=adulto) rogue, scoundrel; (=niño) rascal, scamp
    * * *
    I
    - lla adjetivo (fam) ( travieso) naughty, wicked (colloq); ( astuto) crafty, cunning
    II
    - lla masculino, femenino (fam) ( travieso) rascal (colloq); ( astuto) crafty o cunning devil (colloq)
    * * *
    = streetwise [street-wise], crafty, street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, rascal, scallywag [scalawag, -USA], rapscallion.
    Ex. And because it refuses to express itself in the kind of language we have to assume would be natural to Slake himself slangy, staccato, flip, street-wise we are forced into the position of observing him rather than feeling at one with him.
    Ex. Crafty! He wanted nothing to do with the straitjacket of guidelines and so-called standards = ¡Qué astuto! no quería saber nada de las restricciones que imponen las directrices y las "supuestas" normas.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex. This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex. Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex. And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals.
    Ex. In other words, we either have morons or thugs running the White House -- or perhaps one moron, one thug, and a smattering of scalawags in between.
    Ex. In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    * * *
    I
    - lla adjetivo (fam) ( travieso) naughty, wicked (colloq); ( astuto) crafty, cunning
    II
    - lla masculino, femenino (fam) ( travieso) rascal (colloq); ( astuto) crafty o cunning devil (colloq)
    * * *
    = streetwise [street-wise], crafty, street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, rascal, scallywag [scalawag, -USA], rapscallion.

    Ex: And because it refuses to express itself in the kind of language we have to assume would be natural to Slake himself slangy, staccato, flip, street-wise we are forced into the position of observing him rather than feeling at one with him.

    Ex: Crafty! He wanted nothing to do with the straitjacket of guidelines and so-called standards = ¡Qué astuto! no quería saber nada de las restricciones que imponen las directrices y las "supuestas" normas.
    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex: Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex: This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex: Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex: And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals.
    Ex: In other words, we either have morons or thugs running the White House -- or perhaps one moron, one thug, and a smattering of scalawags in between.
    Ex: In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.

    * * *
    ( fam)
    1 (travieso) naughty, wicked ( colloq)
    2 (astuto) crafty, cunning
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam)
    1 (travieso) rascal ( colloq)
    2 (astuto) crafty o cunning devil ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo pillar: ( conjugate pillar)

    pillo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    pilló es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    pillar    
    pillo
    pillar ( conjugate pillar) verbo transitivo
    1 (fam)

    le pilló un dedo it caught o trapped her finger;

    ¡te pillé! caught o got you!
    b)catarro/resfriado to catch

    2 (Esp fam) [ coche] to hit
    pillarse verbo pronominal (fam) ‹dedos/manga to catch
    pillo
    ◊ - lla adjetivo (fam) ( travieso) naughty, wicked (colloq);


    ( astuto) crafty, cunning
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) ( travieso) rascal (colloq);
    ( astuto) crafty o cunning devil (colloq)
    pillar verbo transitivo
    1 (una cosa, enfermedad) to catch
    2 (atropellar) to run over
    3 (sorprender) to catch
    4 (un chiste, una idea) to get
    5 (robar) to steal ➣ Ver nota en catch
    ♦ Locuciones: me pilla de camino, it's on my way
    pillo,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (travieso, trasto) naughty
    2 (astuto) cunning
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 (niño travieso) rascal
    2 (astuto) cunning devil
    ' pillo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pilla
    - renuncio
    - sinvergüenza
    - tuna
    - tuno
    - pillar
    English:
    rascal
    - roguish
    - tag
    - rogue
    * * *
    pillo, -a Fam
    adj
    1. [travieso] mischievous
    2. [astuto] crafty
    nm,f
    1. [pícaro] rascal
    2. [astuto] crafty person
    * * *
    I adj mischievous
    II m, pilla f rascal
    * * *
    pillo, - lla adj
    : cunning, crafty
    pillo, - lla n
    1) : rascal, brat
    2) : rogue, scoundrel
    * * *
    pillo n (niño) rascal

    Spanish-English dictionary > pillo

  • 12 pilluelo

    m.
    1 rascal, vagabond, hoodlum.
    2 little devil, rascal, urchin, gamin.
    * * *
    1 scamp, ragamuffin, urchin
    * * *
    SM rascal, scamp
    * * *
    - la masculino, femenino (fam) little rascal (colloq)
    * * *
    = street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, ragamuffin.
    Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
    Ex. Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex. This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex. Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex. He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.
    * * *
    - la masculino, femenino (fam) little rascal (colloq)
    * * *
    = street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, ragamuffin.

    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.

    Ex: Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex: This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex: Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex: He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); little rascal ( colloq)
    * * *
    pilluelo, -a nm,f
    Fam rascal, scamp
    * * *
    m, pilluela f fam
    scamp, little rascal
    * * *
    pilluelo, -la n
    : urchin

    Spanish-English dictionary > pilluelo

  • 13 serio

    adj.
    1 serious, grave, humorless, unsmiling.
    2 serious, intense, grave, heavy.
    3 serious, responsible, reliable, businesslike.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: seriar.
    * * *
    1 (importante) serious, grave
    2 (severo) serious
    3 (formal) reliable, responsible, dependable
    4 (color) sober; (traje etc) formal
    \
    en serio seriously
    lo digo en serio I'm quite serious, I mean it
    ¿en serio? are you serious?, do you really mean that?, really?
    ir en serio to be true, be serious
    tomar en serio to take seriously
    * * *
    (f. - seria)
    adj.
    1) serious, earnest
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [expresión, tono] serious

    ¿por qué estás hoy tan serio? — why are you (looking) so serious today?

    se quedó mirándome muy serio — he looked at me very seriously, he stared gravely at me

    ponerse serio: se puso seria al ver la foto — she went o became serious when she saw the photo

    2)

    ¿lo dices en serio? — are you serious?, do you really mean it?

    3) [problema, enfermedad, pérdida] serious
    4) (=fiable) [persona] reliable; [trato] straight, honest
    5) (=severo)
    6) [estudio, libro] serious
    * * *
    - ria adjetivo
    1) ( poco sonriente) serious

    qué cara más seria ¿qué te ha pasado? — what a long face, what's the matter? (colloq)

    2) < empleado> responsible, reliable; < empresa> reputable

    no confío en él, es muy poco serio — I don't trust him, he's very unreliable

    3)
    a) <cine/tema> serious
    b) ( grave) <enfermedad/problema> serious
    c)

    en serio< hablar> seriously, in earnest

    ¿lo dices en serio? — are you (being) serious?, do you really mean it?

    esto es serio, está muriéndose — this is serious, he's dying

    * * *
    = authoritative, conscientious, gross [grosser -comp., grossest -sup.], serious, thoughtful, earnest, grave [graver -comp., gravest -sup.], business-like, solemn, dire, staid, serious minded, straight-faced.
    Ex. Some authoritative texts on the subject are listed at the end of this chapter.
    Ex. Then the conscientious manager can help solve his problems without engaging in original laborious research or the risky practice of trial and error.
    Ex. She notes some gross inadequacies of these schemes in classifying African subjects, especially in the social sciences and humanities.
    Ex. DC is certainly not regarded as the perfect classification scheme even in sectors where there is no serious alternative.
    Ex. Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex. She spied Asadorian in earnest converse with McSpadden.
    Ex. I believe that literature is certainly in one sense 'play' -- grave and absorbed play.
    Ex. It was generally felt that US libraries are organised on more business-like lines than those in the Netherlands.
    Ex. The infants sat solemn as the Supreme Court pronounced judgment = Los niños se sentaron solemnes mientras que el Tribunal Supremo dictaba sentencia.
    Ex. Throughout the process of development, debate and enactment of the Digital Millennium Act in the USA, many dire forebodings were envisaged for the library profession.
    Ex. As many of the responding librarians pointed out, ' staid, adult-looking pages are not attractive to a teenage audience' = Como muchos de los bibliotecarios encuestados indicaron las "páginas con aspecto serio como si estuviesen dirigidas a adultos no resultan atractivas a un público joven".
    Ex. From his description one gets the impression that the inhabitants of Utopia are serious minded and that they read for instruction or for improving their own mind.
    Ex. Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    ----
    * en serio = wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], for real.
    * en un serio aprieto = in dire straits.
    * en un serio apuro = in dire straits.
    * humor serio = deadpan humour.
    * mejor sería que + Subjuntivo = might + as well + Verbo.
    * poco serio = flippant.
    * ponerse a hacer Algo en serio = buckle down to.
    * ponerse a trabajar en serio = get on with + Posesivo + work, buckle down to, pull up + Posesivo + socks, pull + (a/Posesivo) finger out.
    * sería mejor que + Imperfecto de Subjuntivo = had better + Infinitivo.
    * serio en apariencia = deadpan.
    * serios, los = serious, the.
    * tomarse Algo en serio = take to + heart.
    * tomarse en serio = take + seriously, get + serious.
    * * *
    - ria adjetivo
    1) ( poco sonriente) serious

    qué cara más seria ¿qué te ha pasado? — what a long face, what's the matter? (colloq)

    2) < empleado> responsible, reliable; < empresa> reputable

    no confío en él, es muy poco serio — I don't trust him, he's very unreliable

    3)
    a) <cine/tema> serious
    b) ( grave) <enfermedad/problema> serious
    c)

    en serio< hablar> seriously, in earnest

    ¿lo dices en serio? — are you (being) serious?, do you really mean it?

    esto es serio, está muriéndose — this is serious, he's dying

    * * *
    = authoritative, conscientious, gross [grosser -comp., grossest -sup.], serious, thoughtful, earnest, grave [graver -comp., gravest -sup.], business-like, solemn, dire, staid, serious minded, straight-faced.

    Ex: Some authoritative texts on the subject are listed at the end of this chapter.

    Ex: Then the conscientious manager can help solve his problems without engaging in original laborious research or the risky practice of trial and error.
    Ex: She notes some gross inadequacies of these schemes in classifying African subjects, especially in the social sciences and humanities.
    Ex: DC is certainly not regarded as the perfect classification scheme even in sectors where there is no serious alternative.
    Ex: Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex: She spied Asadorian in earnest converse with McSpadden.
    Ex: I believe that literature is certainly in one sense 'play' -- grave and absorbed play.
    Ex: It was generally felt that US libraries are organised on more business-like lines than those in the Netherlands.
    Ex: The infants sat solemn as the Supreme Court pronounced judgment = Los niños se sentaron solemnes mientras que el Tribunal Supremo dictaba sentencia.
    Ex: Throughout the process of development, debate and enactment of the Digital Millennium Act in the USA, many dire forebodings were envisaged for the library profession.
    Ex: As many of the responding librarians pointed out, ' staid, adult-looking pages are not attractive to a teenage audience' = Como muchos de los bibliotecarios encuestados indicaron las "páginas con aspecto serio como si estuviesen dirigidas a adultos no resultan atractivas a un público joven".
    Ex: From his description one gets the impression that the inhabitants of Utopia are serious minded and that they read for instruction or for improving their own mind.
    Ex: Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    * en serio = wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], for real.
    * en un serio aprieto = in dire straits.
    * en un serio apuro = in dire straits.
    * humor serio = deadpan humour.
    * mejor sería que + Subjuntivo = might + as well + Verbo.
    * poco serio = flippant.
    * ponerse a hacer Algo en serio = buckle down to.
    * ponerse a trabajar en serio = get on with + Posesivo + work, buckle down to, pull up + Posesivo + socks, pull + (a/Posesivo) finger out.
    * sería mejor que + Imperfecto de Subjuntivo = had better + Infinitivo.
    * serio en apariencia = deadpan.
    * serios, los = serious, the.
    * tomarse Algo en serio = take to + heart.
    * tomarse en serio = take + seriously, get + serious.

    * * *
    con pinta de intelectual, seriecito y callado with an intellectual, rather serious o solemn and quiet air
    qué cara más seria ¿qué te ha pasado? what a long face, what's the matter? ( colloq)
    al oír la noticia se puso muy serio his expression became very serious o grave when he heard the news
    qué serio estás hoy ¿estás preocupado? you're looking very serious today, are you worried about something?
    como no obedezcas voy a tener que ponerme serio contigo if you don't do as I say I'm going to get annoyed with you
    B
    (sensato, responsable): un empleado serio y trabajador a responsible o reliable, hardworking employee
    no es serio que nos digan una cosa y luego hagan otra it's no way to treat people ( o to conduct business etc) saying one thing and then doing another
    no confío en él, es muy poco serio I don't trust him, he is very unreliable
    son todos profesionales muy serios they are all dedicated professionals
    C
    1 (no frívolo, importante) serious
    ha hecho cine serio y también comedias tontas y frívolas he's made serious movies as well as silly, lighthearted comedies
    es un serio aspirante al título he's a serious contender for the title
    2
    en serio ‹hablar› seriously, in earnest
    bueno, vamos a ponernos a trabajar en serio right (then), let's get down to some serious work
    ¿lo dices en serio? are you (being) serious? o seriously? o do you really mean it?
    se toma muy en serio su carrera she takes her career very seriously
    esto va en serio, está muriéndose this is serious, he's dying
    y esto va en serio and I really mean it o and I'm serious about this
    no se toma nada en serio he doesn't take anything seriously
    mira que te lo digo en serio I mean it, you know
    * * *

     

    Del verbo seriar: ( conjugate seriar)

    serio es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    serió es:

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

    serio
    ◊ - ria adjetivo

    1 ( poco sonriente) serious
    2 empleado responsible, reliable;
    empresa reputable
    3
    a)cine/tema serious

    b) ( grave) ‹enfermedad/problema serious;


    c)


    ¿lo dices en serio? are you (being) serious?, do you really mean it?;
    tomarse algo en serio to take sth seriously
    serio,-a adjetivo
    1 (taciturno, de consideración, grave) serious
    2 (comprometido, de confianza) reliable
    ♦ Locuciones: en serio, seriously: hablaba en serio, she was serious
    ponte a trabajar en serio, you must start to work hard
    ' serio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    callada
    - callado
    - coña
    - en
    - formal
    - gorda
    - gordo
    - jugar
    - ligera
    - ligero
    - risa
    - seria
    - tiesa
    - tieso
    - tomarse
    - verdad
    - asustar
    - decir
    - enfado
    - enojo
    English:
    apart
    - assert
    - businesslike
    - deep
    - dignified
    - earnest
    - face value
    - flippant
    - half-serious
    - intense
    - joke
    - kid
    - knuckle down
    - laugh off
    - major
    - mean
    - quality newspaper
    - reputable
    - responsible
    - serious
    - seriously
    - settle down
    - severe
    - sober
    - sober-minded
    - staid
    - steady
    - straight
    - weighty
    - business
    - dire
    - genuine
    - honestly
    - knuckle
    - nasty
    - pride
    - seriousness
    - solemn
    - surely
    * * *
    serio, -a
    adj
    1. [grave] serious;
    es una persona muy seria he's a very serious person;
    estar serio to look serious;
    me lanzó una mirada seria she gave me a serious look;
    me tuve que poner muy seria con mis alumnos I had to get very serious with my pupils
    2. [importante] serious;
    es una enfermedad muy seria it's a very serious illness;
    me dio un susto muy serio I got a very nasty shock;
    una seria amenaza para la paz mundial a serious threat to world peace
    3. [responsable] responsible;
    [cumplidor, formal] reliable;
    son muy serios, cumplirán los plazos they're very reliable, they'll meet the deadlines;
    no son gente seria they're very unreliable;
    ¡esto no es serio! this is ridiculous!;
    lo que no es serio es que ahora digan que necesitan dos meses más what's really unacceptable is that now they're saying they need another two months
    4. [sobrio] sober;
    un traje serio a formal suit;
    sólo ve programas serios she only watches serious programmes
    en serio loc adv
    seriously;
    lo digo en serio I'm serious;
    en serio, me ha tocado la lotería seriously, I've won the lottery;
    ¿vas en serio? are you (being) serious?;
    tomarse algo/a alguien en serio to take sth/sb seriously;
    ponte a estudiar en serio get down to some serious study
    * * *
    adj
    1 serious;
    ésto va en serio this is serious;
    tomarse algo en serio take sth seriously
    2 ( responsable) reliable
    * * *
    serio, - ria adj
    1) : serious, earnest
    2) : reliable, responsible
    3) : important
    4)
    en serio : seriously, in earnest
    seriamente adv
    * * *
    serio adj
    1. (en general) serious
    2. (responsable) reliable

    Spanish-English dictionary > serio

  • 14 seudosentimental

    Ex. Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    * * *

    Ex: Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.

    Spanish-English dictionary > seudosentimental

  • 15 golfo

    m.
    1 gulf.
    2 ragamuffin, rapscallion, street urchin, street Arab.
    * * *
    1 (niño) naughty; (joven) idle, lazy
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (holgazán) good-for-nothing, layabout; (niño) rascal, little devil
    \
    sesión golfa late-night showing
    ————————
    1 gulf, large bay
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    I
    SM
    1) (Geog) (=bahía) gulf

    golfo de México LAm Gulf of Mexico

    2) (=mar) open sea
    II
    SM (=gamberro) lout; (=travieso) rascal; (=pilluelo) street urchin; (=holgazán) layabout

    ¡menudo golfo estás hecho! — hum you rascal!

    * * *
    I
    - fa masculino, femenino
    a) ( holgazán) good-for-nothing, layabout
    b) (fam) ( niño travieso) rascal (colloq), little devil (colloq)
    II
    masculino (Geog, Náut) gulf
    * * *
    I
    - fa masculino, femenino
    a) ( holgazán) good-for-nothing, layabout
    b) (fam) ( niño travieso) rascal (colloq), little devil (colloq)
    II
    masculino (Geog, Náut) gulf
    * * *
    golfo2
    2 = street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, bum, rapscallion, ragamuffin.

    Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.

    Ex: Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
    Ex: This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys.
    Ex: Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
    Ex: Although the results provide support for the 'drunken bum' theory of wife beating, they also demythologize the stereotype because alcohol is shown to be far from a necessary or sufficient cause of wife abuse.
    Ex: In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    Ex: He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.
    * golfo de la playa = beach bum.

    * * *
    golfo1 -fa
    naughty
    ¡qué golfo es ese niño! that child is a little devil!
    ¡no seas golfo! don't be so naughty!
    golfo2 -fa
    masculine, feminine
    1 (holgazán) good-for-nothing, layabout, bum ( AmE colloq)
    2 (gamberro) lout, yob ( BrE)
    3 ( fam) (niño travieso) rascal ( colloq), little devil ( colloq)
    ( Geog, Náut) gulf
    Compuestos:
    Bay of Bengal
    Gulf of California
    Gulf of Guinea
    Gulf of Mexico
    Gulf of Panama
    Gulf of St Lawrence
    Gulf of Tehuantepec
    Bay of Biscay
    Persian Gulf
    * * *

    golfo 1
    ◊ -fa sustantivo masculino, femenino


    b) (fam) ( niño travieso) rascal (colloq), little devil (colloq)

    golfo 2 sustantivo masculino (Geog, Náut) gulf;

    Ggolfo de Vizcaya Bay of Biscay
    golfo,-a 1
    I adj fam ayer tenía el día golfo y me fui de copas, yesterday I had a lazy day and went drinking
    II mf good-for-nothing
    (descarado) cheeky person
    III f fam pey ofens tart
    golfo 2 m Geog gulf
    el golfo de Cádiz, the Gulf of Cádiz

    ' golfo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    golfa
    - zarrapastrosa
    - zarrapastroso
    English:
    bay
    - escalate
    - gulf
    - Gulf Stream
    - Persian
    * * *
    golfo, -a
    adj
    [gamberro] loutish, Br yobbish; [pillo] roguish
    nm
    1. [gamberro] lout, Br yob;
    [pillo] rogue, wide boy
    2. Geog gulf, bay
    el golfo de Bengala the Bay of Bengal;
    el golfo de California the Gulf of California;
    el golfo de Guinea the Gulf of Guinea;
    el golfo de León the Gulf of Leon;
    el golfo de México the Gulf of Mexico;
    el golfo de Omán the Gulf of Oman;
    el golfo de Panamá the Gulf of Panama;
    el golfo Pérsico the Persian Gulf;
    el golfo de Tonkín the Gulf of Tonkin;
    el golfo de Venezuela the Gulf of Venezuela;
    el golfo de Vizcaya the Bay of Biscay
    * * *
    I m GEOG gulf
    II m, golfa f good-for-nothing; niño little devil
    * * *
    golfo nm
    : gulf, bay
    * * *
    1. (sinvergüenza) good for nothing
    2. (pillo) rascal / little devil
    3. (de mar) gulf

    Spanish-English dictionary > golfo

  • 16 capital social

    autorizar el capital social en... — разрешать акционерный капитал в сумме...

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > capital social

  • 17 producto social bruto

    = producto social global валовой общественный продукт, совокупный общественный продукт

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > producto social bruto

  • 18 producto social global

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > producto social global

  • 19 Acuerdo Económico y Social

    Acuerdo Económico y Social
    Sozialpakt

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > Acuerdo Económico y Social

  • 20 Estado Social

    Estado Social
    Wohlfahrtsstaat

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > Estado Social

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