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steered clear of

  • 1 capear

    v.
    1 to get out of.
    capear el temporal to ride out o weather the storm
    2 to dodge, to fend off, to evade, to skirt.
    Luis capeó el problema Louis dodged the problem.
    3 to steer clear of, to dodge, to jink.
    Luis capeó el bloqueo policial Louis steered clear of the police block.
    4 to play with the cape.
    El torero capeaba sin cesar The bullfighter played with the cape endlessly
    * * *
    1 (tauromaquia) to confront the bull with the cape
    \
    capear el temporal figurado to weather the storm, ride out the storm
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Taur) wave the cape at; (fig) to take in, deceive
    2) (Náut)

    capear el temporal — (lit, fig) to ride out o weather the storm

    3) (=esquivar) to dodge
    4) (Culin) to top, cover ( con with)
    2.
    VI (Náut) to ride out the storm
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) (Taur) to make passes at ( with the cape)

    capear una crisisto ride out o weather a crisis

    2) (Chi fam) < trabajo> to skip, to skive off (BrE colloq)

    capear claseto play hooky (esp AmE colloq), to skive off (school) (BrE colloq)

    * * *
    ----
    * capear el temporal = weather + the bumpy ride, weather + the storm.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) (Taur) to make passes at ( with the cape)

    capear una crisisto ride out o weather a crisis

    2) (Chi fam) < trabajo> to skip, to skive off (BrE colloq)

    capear claseto play hooky (esp AmE colloq), to skive off (school) (BrE colloq)

    * * *
    * capear el temporal = weather + the bumpy ride, weather + the storm.
    * * *
    capear [A1 ]
    vt
    A ( Taur) to make passes at ( with the cape)
    la empresa es capaz de capear la crisis the company can ride out o weather the crisis
    B ( Chi fam) ‹clase/trabajo› to get out of, skive off ( BrE colloq)
    los encontró capeando clases he caught them playing hooky ( esp AmE) o ( BrE) skiving off (school) ( colloq)
    ■ capear
    vi
    ( Chi) to play hooky ( esp AmE colloq), to skive ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    capear ( conjugate capear) verbo transitivo
    1 (Taur) to make passes at ( with the cape)
    2 (Chi fam) ‹ trabajo to skip, to skive off (BrE colloq);
    capear clase to play hooky (esp AmE colloq), to skive off (school) (BrE colloq)

    capear verbo transitivo
    1 Taur to fight the bull with the cape
    2 Náut to weather
    fig (una mala situación) to ride out
    3 (eludir un trabajo, una responsabilidad) to dodge, shirk
    ♦ Locuciones: figurado capear el temporal, to weather the storm
    ' capear' also found in these entries:
    English:
    brave
    - ride out
    - roll
    - weather
    - skive off
    * * *
    vt
    1. Taurom to make passes at with a cape
    2. [eludir] [persona] to avoid;
    [situación] to get out of;
    capear el temporal to ride out o weather the storm
    3. Chile, Guat Fam [clase] to skip
    vi
    Chile, Guat Fam to play Br truant o US hookey
    * * *
    v/t
    1 temporal weather
    2 TAUR make passes at with one’s cape
    * * *
    capear vt
    1) : to make a pass with the cape (in bullfighting)
    2) : to dodge, to weather
    capear el temporal: to ride out the storm

    Spanish-English dictionary > capear

  • 2 dar el esquinazo a

    (v.) = steer + clear of, steer away from
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * * *
    (v.) = steer + clear of, steer away from

    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.

    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar el esquinazo a

  • 3 eludir

    v.
    1 to avoid.
    eludir a la prensa to avoid the press
    Elude sus responsabilidades a menudo He often avoids his responsibilities.
    2 to elude, to be out of the grasp of, to be out of someone's grasp, to get out of someone's grasp.
    El significado de esto elude a Ricardo The significance of this eludes Richard.
    * * *
    1 (responsabilidad, justicia, etc) to evade
    2 (pregunta) to avoid, evade; (persona) to avoid
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=evitar) [+ problema, responsabilidad] to evade; [+ control, vigilancia] to dodge; [+ pago, impuesto] to avoid

    no eludas mis preguntasdon't evade o avoid my questions

    2) [+ persona] to avoid
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <problema/compromiso/pago> to evade, avoid
    b) < persona> to avoid
    * * *
    = bypass [by-pass], dodge, elude, escape, evade, deflect, parry, baulk [balk, -USA], fend off, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, duck out of, steer away from.
    Ex. She repeatedly bypassed the catalog because she was an inveterate fiction reader and approached the A section of the fiction shelf expecting to find Sholom Aleichem under ALEICHEM.
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex. The definition of a 'work' has eluded cataloguers for many years, and AACR2 has not found a solution.
    Ex. Other words may be included in a stop-wordlist for some applications, but escape inclusion in other circumstances.
    Ex. Wastage is sometimes defined as material which temporarily or permanently has evaded the usual lending procedures due to misplacement, damage, non-registration, theft or non-returns.
    Ex. Questions such as 'Can I help you?' on the part of the librarian are easily deflected by a hasty, perhaps automatic and ill-considered, 'Oh, no thanks' by the user.
    Ex. 'What if we got the other departments to pay for their own services and materials?' she parried, seeing a faint ray of hope in the idea.
    Ex. While many scholars concede that military interventions are sometimes permissible, they balk when it comes to deciding whether they are ever a moral duty.
    Ex. During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. There's no polite way to duck out of a dinner party.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    ----
    * agacharse para eludir = duck out of + harm's way.
    * eludir la necesidad de = bypass + the need (for).
    * eludir responsabilidad = pass + the buck.
    * eludirse = duck away.
    * eludir una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * eludir una obligación = duck + an obligation.
    * eludir una oposición = negotiate + resistance.
    * eludir una responsabilidad = shirk + responsibility.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <problema/compromiso/pago> to evade, avoid
    b) < persona> to avoid
    * * *
    = bypass [by-pass], dodge, elude, escape, evade, deflect, parry, baulk [balk, -USA], fend off, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, duck out of, steer away from.

    Ex: She repeatedly bypassed the catalog because she was an inveterate fiction reader and approached the A section of the fiction shelf expecting to find Sholom Aleichem under ALEICHEM.

    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex: The definition of a 'work' has eluded cataloguers for many years, and AACR2 has not found a solution.
    Ex: Other words may be included in a stop-wordlist for some applications, but escape inclusion in other circumstances.
    Ex: Wastage is sometimes defined as material which temporarily or permanently has evaded the usual lending procedures due to misplacement, damage, non-registration, theft or non-returns.
    Ex: Questions such as 'Can I help you?' on the part of the librarian are easily deflected by a hasty, perhaps automatic and ill-considered, 'Oh, no thanks' by the user.
    Ex: 'What if we got the other departments to pay for their own services and materials?' she parried, seeing a faint ray of hope in the idea.
    Ex: While many scholars concede that military interventions are sometimes permissible, they balk when it comes to deciding whether they are ever a moral duty.
    Ex: During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: There's no polite way to duck out of a dinner party.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * agacharse para eludir = duck out of + harm's way.
    * eludir la necesidad de = bypass + the need (for).
    * eludir responsabilidad = pass + the buck.
    * eludirse = duck away.
    * eludir una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * eludir una obligación = duck + an obligation.
    * eludir una oposición = negotiate + resistance.
    * eludir una responsabilidad = shirk + responsibility.

    * * *
    eludir [I1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹problema› to evade, avoid, dodge; ‹pago› to avoid, evade
    un compromiso que no puedes eludir an obligation which you can't evade o duck
    eludió la persecución de la policía she escaped from o she avoided capture by her police pursuers
    me eludió la mirada she avoided my gaze, she avoided looking me in the eye
    2 ‹persona› to avoid
    me ha estado eludiendo toda la semana she's been avoiding o dodging me all week
    consiguió eludir a los periodistas he managed to avoid o elude the reporters
    * * *

    eludir ( conjugate eludir) verbo transitivo
    a)problema/compromiso/pago to evade, avoid

    b) persona to avoid

    eludir verbo transitivo to avoid
    ' eludir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    capear
    - desentenderse
    - evitar
    English:
    avoid
    - dodge
    - duck
    - elude
    - evade
    - fend off
    - skirt
    - berth
    - bypass
    - divert
    - fend
    - get
    - parry
    - shirk
    - side
    * * *
    eludir vt
    1. [evitar] [compromiso, responsabilidad] to avoid, to evade;
    [problema, dificultad, tema] to avoid; [pregunta] to evade, to avoid, to dodge;
    eludir el pago de una deuda to avoid paying a debt;
    eludir al fisco to avoid paying taxes;
    eludir el servicio militar to avoid o get out of doing military service;
    eludió hacer declaraciones he avoided making any statement;
    eludió su mirada she avoided his eyes
    2. [perseguidores]
    eludir a to avoid, to evade;
    consiguió eludir a la policía he managed to avoid the police;
    Der
    * * *
    v/t evade, avoid
    * * *
    eludir vt
    evadir: to evade, to avoid, to elude
    * * *
    eludir vb to avoid

    Spanish-English dictionary > eludir

  • 4 esquivar

    v.
    1 to avoid.
    2 to dodge, to evade, to duck, to fend off.
    Luis capeó el problema Louis dodged the problem.
    * * *
    1 (persona) to avoid, shun
    2 (golpe) to dodge, elude
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT (=evitar) to avoid, shun; (=evadir) to dodge, side-step

    esquivar hacer algo — to avoid doing sth, be chary of doing sth

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < persona> to avoid; <golpe/pregunta> to dodge, evade; <problema/dificultad> to avoid; < responsabilidad> to avoid, evade
    * * *
    = dodge, eschew, skate over, parry, skirt, fend off, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. I'm sorry; I didn't wish to skate over that.
    Ex. 'What if we got the other departments to pay for their own services and materials?' she parried, seeing a faint ray of hope in the idea.
    Ex. Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex. During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    ----
    * esquivar el problema = sidestep + the problem.
    * esquivar la cuestión = sidestep + the issue.
    * esquivar la mirada de Alguien = avert + Posesivo + eyes.
    * esquivar una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * esquivar un problema = duck + issue.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < persona> to avoid; <golpe/pregunta> to dodge, evade; <problema/dificultad> to avoid; < responsabilidad> to avoid, evade
    * * *
    = dodge, eschew, skate over, parry, skirt, fend off, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.

    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.

    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: I'm sorry; I didn't wish to skate over that.
    Ex: 'What if we got the other departments to pay for their own services and materials?' she parried, seeing a faint ray of hope in the idea.
    Ex: Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex: During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * esquivar el problema = sidestep + the problem.
    * esquivar la cuestión = sidestep + the issue.
    * esquivar la mirada de Alguien = avert + Posesivo + eyes.
    * esquivar una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * esquivar un problema = duck + issue.

    * * *
    esquivar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona› to avoid
    2 ‹golpe› to dodge, evade; ‹pregunta› to avoid, dodge, sidestep
    intentaron esquivar el tema they tried to dodge o evade the issue
    3 ‹problema/dificultad› to avoid; ‹responsabilidad› to avoid, evade
    * * *

    esquivar ( conjugate esquivar) verbo transitivopersona/problema/dificultad to avoid;
    golpe/pregunta to dodge, evade;
    responsabilidad to avoid, evade
    esquivar verbo transitivo
    1 (un obstáculo, golpe) to dodge: menos mal que pudo esquivar el árbol que había caído en la carretera, luckily he was able to dodge the tree that had fallen across the road
    2 (a una persona) to avoid, dodge: me está esquivando, he's avoiding me
    ' esquivar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    burlar
    - cuneta
    - huir
    - esquinazo
    English:
    dodge
    - elude
    - fend off
    - sidestep
    - way
    - avoid
    - divert
    - duck
    - fend
    - fudge
    - side
    * * *
    1. [golpe] to dodge;
    [valla, obstáculo] to clear;
    trató de esquivar al perro para no atropellarlo he tried to avoid the dog so as not to knock it down
    2. [persona, discusión, tema] to avoid;
    [pregunta] to evade, to dodge; [compromiso, responsabilidad] to evade, to get out of; [problema, inconveniente] to avoid, to get round
    * * *
    v/t avoid, dodge fam
    * * *
    1) evadir: to dodge, to evade
    2) evitar: to avoid
    * * *
    1. (golpe) to dodge
    2. (persona) to avoid

    Spanish-English dictionary > esquivar

  • 5 evitar

    v.
    1 to avoid, to prevent (impedir) (desastre, accidente).
    podría haberse evitado esta catástrofe this disaster could have been avoided o prevented
    evitar que alguien haga algo to stop o prevent somebody from doing something
    Ricardo previno el accidente Richard prevented the accident.
    María se guarda de decir mentiras Mary takes care not to tell lies.
    2 to avoid (eludir) (cuestión, persona).
    no puede evitarlo he can't help it
    Javier siempre evita encontrarse conmigo Javier always avoids meeting me
    3 to save.
    esto me evita tener que ir this saves me (from) having to go
    * * *
    1 (gen) to avoid
    2 (impedir) to prevent, avoid
    3 (ahorrar) to spare, save
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=eludir) to avoid
    2) (=ahorrar) to save

    me evita (el) tener que... — it saves me having to...

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    b) ( impedir) to avoid, prevent

    para evitar que sufranto avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( ahorrar)

    evitarle algo a alguien<molestia/preocupación> to save o spare somebody something

    2.
    evitarse v pron < problemas> to save oneself
    * * *
    = avoid, bypass [by-pass], eschew, guard against, impede, prevent, shy away from, deflect, forestall, avert, preempt [pre-empt], shun, be shy of + Gerundio, sidestep [side-step], steer + clear of, steer away from, get (a)round, shy from, stay away from, stave off, baulk [balk, -USA], hamstring, ward off, head off, skirt, give + Nombre + a wide berth.
    Ex. This situation requires a very skilled information worker if total disaster is to be avoided.
    Ex. She repeatedly bypassed the catalog because she was an inveterate fiction reader and approached the A section of the fiction shelf expecting to find Sholom Aleichem under ALEICHEM.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. The system will ask you to enter the new password a second time to help guard against keying errors.
    Ex. In early 1984 we were invited to undertake a survey of the fourteen schools of librarianship and information studies in England and Wales, giving particular attention to the constraints impeding or preventing desirable change.
    Ex. To prevent an entry under the first name(s), these must be entered on a separate line with the subfield code 'j'.
    Ex. Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.
    Ex. Questions such as 'Can I help you?' on the part of the librarian are easily deflected by a hasty, perhaps automatic and ill-considered, 'Oh, no thanks' by the user.
    Ex. In order to forestall such an event, some libraries in Britain were stung into action by the publication of an Act of Parliament which totally ignored public libraries.
    Ex. He often did this, almost unconsciously, to avert an immediate sign of reaction to an irksome confrontation.
    Ex. This article concludes that the main value of the indicators is as a management tool, as a means of preempting problems.
    Ex. Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex. Printers or publishers were sometimes shy of giving their real names -- usually because a book was treasonable, or libellous, or a piracy -- and for similar reasons they might give a false place of publication and a false date.
    Ex. This article discusses how to start projects on the right footing by defining objectives and planning properly to help sidestep pitfalls which can be associated with bespoke software development.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    Ex. The view of most users is that they can get around the restriction in a number of ways.
    Ex. I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex. This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex. They resorted to exercising to stave off unwanted weight gain believed to be caused by alcohol use.
    Ex. While many scholars concede that military interventions are sometimes permissible, they balk when it comes to deciding whether they are ever a moral duty.
    Ex. Instead, the proposed regulations would hamstring public access.
    Ex. The most strenuous efforts will not always ensure success, nor the boldest arm of human power ward off the stroke of misfortune.
    Ex. And this stimulus is working in the sense that it has headed off the imminent risk of a deflationary spiral.
    Ex. Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    ----
    * acto de evitar = avoidance.
    * agacharse para evitar = duck out of + harm's way.
    * el evitar = avoidance.
    * evitar discutir una cuestión = circumvent + issue.
    * evitar el desastre = ward off + disaster.
    * evitar el encuentro con = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * evitar el enfrentamiento = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar el mal = shun + evil.
    * evitar la confrontación = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar la publicidad = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar + Nombre = get (a)round + Nombre.
    * evitar polémicas = eschew + issues.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar que = keep from.
    * evitar que + entrar = keep + Nombre + out.
    * evitar que + escapar = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar que + Nombre + Subjuntivo = save + Nombre + from + Gerundio.
    * evitar que + salir = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar ser afectado = escape + unaffected.
    * evitar temas delicados = eschew + issues.
    * evitar una cuestión = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * evitar una infección = prevent + infection.
    * evitar un error = avoid + error.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * evitar un riesgo = duck + risk.
    * evitar un tema = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * forma de evitar Algo = way round + Algo.
    * forma de evitar una dificultad = way (a)round + difficulty.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * intentar evitar = fight + shy of.
    * lo que hay que hacer y lo que hay que evitar = do's and don'ts, rights and wrongs.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    b) ( impedir) to avoid, prevent

    para evitar que sufranto avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( ahorrar)

    evitarle algo a alguien<molestia/preocupación> to save o spare somebody something

    2.
    evitarse v pron < problemas> to save oneself
    * * *
    = avoid, bypass [by-pass], eschew, guard against, impede, prevent, shy away from, deflect, forestall, avert, preempt [pre-empt], shun, be shy of + Gerundio, sidestep [side-step], steer + clear of, steer away from, get (a)round, shy from, stay away from, stave off, baulk [balk, -USA], hamstring, ward off, head off, skirt, give + Nombre + a wide berth.

    Ex: This situation requires a very skilled information worker if total disaster is to be avoided.

    Ex: She repeatedly bypassed the catalog because she was an inveterate fiction reader and approached the A section of the fiction shelf expecting to find Sholom Aleichem under ALEICHEM.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: The system will ask you to enter the new password a second time to help guard against keying errors.
    Ex: In early 1984 we were invited to undertake a survey of the fourteen schools of librarianship and information studies in England and Wales, giving particular attention to the constraints impeding or preventing desirable change.
    Ex: To prevent an entry under the first name(s), these must be entered on a separate line with the subfield code 'j'.
    Ex: Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.
    Ex: Questions such as 'Can I help you?' on the part of the librarian are easily deflected by a hasty, perhaps automatic and ill-considered, 'Oh, no thanks' by the user.
    Ex: In order to forestall such an event, some libraries in Britain were stung into action by the publication of an Act of Parliament which totally ignored public libraries.
    Ex: He often did this, almost unconsciously, to avert an immediate sign of reaction to an irksome confrontation.
    Ex: This article concludes that the main value of the indicators is as a management tool, as a means of preempting problems.
    Ex: Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex: Printers or publishers were sometimes shy of giving their real names -- usually because a book was treasonable, or libellous, or a piracy -- and for similar reasons they might give a false place of publication and a false date.
    Ex: This article discusses how to start projects on the right footing by defining objectives and planning properly to help sidestep pitfalls which can be associated with bespoke software development.
    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    Ex: The view of most users is that they can get around the restriction in a number of ways.
    Ex: I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex: This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex: They resorted to exercising to stave off unwanted weight gain believed to be caused by alcohol use.
    Ex: While many scholars concede that military interventions are sometimes permissible, they balk when it comes to deciding whether they are ever a moral duty.
    Ex: Instead, the proposed regulations would hamstring public access.
    Ex: The most strenuous efforts will not always ensure success, nor the boldest arm of human power ward off the stroke of misfortune.
    Ex: And this stimulus is working in the sense that it has headed off the imminent risk of a deflationary spiral.
    Ex: Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    * acto de evitar = avoidance.
    * agacharse para evitar = duck out of + harm's way.
    * el evitar = avoidance.
    * evitar discutir una cuestión = circumvent + issue.
    * evitar el desastre = ward off + disaster.
    * evitar el encuentro con = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * evitar el enfrentamiento = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar el mal = shun + evil.
    * evitar la confrontación = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar la publicidad = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar + Nombre = get (a)round + Nombre.
    * evitar polémicas = eschew + issues.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar que = keep from.
    * evitar que + entrar = keep + Nombre + out.
    * evitar que + escapar = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar que + Nombre + Subjuntivo = save + Nombre + from + Gerundio.
    * evitar que + salir = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar ser afectado = escape + unaffected.
    * evitar temas delicados = eschew + issues.
    * evitar una cuestión = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * evitar una infección = prevent + infection.
    * evitar un error = avoid + error.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * evitar un riesgo = duck + risk.
    * evitar un tema = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * forma de evitar Algo = way round + Algo.
    * forma de evitar una dificultad = way (a)round + difficulty.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * intentar evitar = fight + shy of.
    * lo que hay que hacer y lo que hay que evitar = do's and don'ts, rights and wrongs.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.

    * * *
    evitar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    evita entrar en discusiones con él avoid getting into arguments with him
    para evitar problemas decidí no ir to avoid problems I decided not to go
    ¿por qué me estás evitando? why are you avoiding me?
    2 (impedir) to avoid, prevent
    se podría haber evitado la tragedia the tragedy could have been avoided o averted o prevented
    haremos lo posible para evitarlo we'll do everything we can to avoid o prevent it
    para evitar que sufran to avoid o prevent them suffering
    3 (ahorrar) to save
    una simple llamada nos habría evitado muchas molestias a simple phone call would have saved us a lot of trouble
    así les evitarás muchos quebraderos de cabeza that way you'll save them a lot of worry
    por esta ruta evitas tener que pasar por el centro if you go this way you avoid going through o it saves you going through the center
    ‹problemas› to save oneself
    evítese la molestia de ir a la tienda avoid the inconvenience of going to the store
    si aceptas, te evitarás muchos problemas if you accept, you'll save yourself a lot of problems
    me evitaría tener que pintarlo it would save me having to paint it
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    evitar    
    evitar algo
    evitar ( conjugate evitar) verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid;



    para evitar que sufran to avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( remediar):

    me puse a llorar, no lo puede evitar I started to cry, I couldn't help it

    d) ( ahorrar) evitarle algo a algn ‹molestia/preocupación› to save o spare sb sth

    evitarse verbo pronominal ‹ problemas to save oneself;

    evitar verbo transitivo
    1 to avoid: no pude evitar reírme, I couldn't help laughing
    2 (una enfermedad, etc) to prevent
    (una desgracia) to avert
    3 (a una persona) to avoid ➣ Ver nota en avoid

    ' evitar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ahorrar
    - alarde
    - carcajada
    - contemporizar
    - hincapié
    - mortificar
    - mortificarse
    - murmuración
    - para
    - remediar
    - aglomeración
    - huir
    English:
    avert
    - avoid
    - breath
    - bypass
    - cheat
    - clampdown
    - clear
    - deny
    - get round
    - harm
    - head off
    - hedge
    - help
    - loophole
    - miss
    - pair off
    - prevent
    - pussyfoot
    - save
    - scandal
    - should
    - stave off
    - steer
    - step in
    - way
    - get
    - guard
    - keep
    - rat
    - shun
    - stave
    - unavoidably
    * * *
    vt
    1. [impedir] [desastre, accidente] to avoid, to prevent;
    ¿podría haberse evitado esta catástrofe ecológica? could this environmental disaster have been avoided o prevented?;
    evitar que alguien haga algo to stop o prevent sb from doing sth;
    no pude evitar que se pelearan I couldn't stop o prevent them from having a fight;
    hemos de evitar que se extienda el incendio we have to stop the fire spreading
    2. [eludir] [problema, cuestión, persona] to avoid;
    siempre me está evitando she's always trying to avoid me;
    Javier siempre evita encontrarse conmigo Javier always avoids meeting me;
    yo evité hablar del tema I kept o steered clear of the subject;
    no puede evitarlo he can't help it;
    no puedo evitar ser como soy I can't help (being) the way I am
    3. [ahorrar] to save;
    esta máquina nos evitaría mucho trabajo this machine would save us a lot of work;
    esto me evita tener que ir this gets me out of going, this saves me (from) having to go
    * * *
    v/t
    1 avoid;
    no puedo evitarlo I can’t help it
    2 ( impedir) prevent
    3 molestias save
    * * *
    evitar vt
    1) : to avoid
    2) prevenir: to prevent
    3) eludir: to escape, to elude
    * * *
    evitar vb
    1. (en general) to avoid
    2. (impedir) to prevent
    3. (ahorrar) to save

    Spanish-English dictionary > evitar

  • 6 evitar el encuentro con

    (v.) = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * * *
    (v.) = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from

    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.

    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.

    Spanish-English dictionary > evitar el encuentro con

  • 7 mantenerse alejado de

    (v.) = stay away from, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from
    Ex. This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * * *
    (v.) = stay away from, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from

    Ex: This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.

    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mantenerse alejado de

  • 8 mantenerse lejos de

    (v.) = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * * *
    (v.) = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from

    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.

    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mantenerse lejos de

  • 9 no acercarse a

    (v.) = steer + clear of, stay away from, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * * *
    (v.) = steer + clear of, stay away from, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from

    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.

    Ex: This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no acercarse a

  • 10 rehuir

    v.
    1 to avoid.
    2 to shrink back.
    Ellos rehuyeron pronto They shrank back quickly.
    3 to shun, to avoid, to flee from.
    Ellos rehuyeron a Ricardo They shunned Richard.
    4 to flee away from.
    María le rehuye a su madre Mary flees away from her mom.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ HUIR], like link=huir huir
    1 to avoid, shun
    * * *

    rehúye de las situaciones difícilesshe avoids o runs away from difficult situations

    * * *
    verbo transitivo to shy away from
    * * *
    = shy away from, shun, shy from, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    Ex. Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.
    Ex. Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex. I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to shy away from
    * * *
    = shy away from, shun, shy from, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.

    Ex: Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.

    Ex: Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex: I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.

    * * *
    rehuir [ I21 ]
    vt
    to shy away from
    rehúye el trato con la gente she shies away from contact with people
    * * *

    rehuir ( conjugate rehuir) verbo transitivo
    to shy away from
    rehuir verbo transitivo to shun, avoid: rehúye el tema constantemente, he's constantly trying to avoid the subject
    ' rehuir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    huir
    - inhibirse
    English:
    shun
    - shy away
    - recoil
    - shirk
    - way
    * * *
    rehuir vt
    to avoid
    * * *
    v/t shy away from
    * * *
    rehuir {41} vt
    : to avoid, to shun
    * * *
    rehuir vb to avoid

    Spanish-English dictionary > rehuir

  • 11 Atila el Terrible

    Ex. 'Besides,' she appended, 'his is a staff position, and he'd only have to clear everything with ' Tilly the Hun' anyway'.
    * * *

    Ex: 'Besides,' she appended, 'his is a staff position, and he'd only have to clear everything with ' Tilly the Hun' anyway'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Atila el Terrible

  • 12 Iberia romana

    Ex. No clear evidence was found to indicate that Roman Iberia had public libraries similar to those established elsewhere in the empire.
    * * *

    Ex: No clear evidence was found to indicate that Roman Iberia had public libraries similar to those established elsewhere in the empire.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Iberia romana

  • 13 Muchas gracias

    intj.
    thank you very much, thanks very much, many thanks, thanks a lot.
    * * *
    Ex. When a speaker's time is up, make it clear by rising and saying words to the effect of ' Thank you very much. That's all the time you have'.
    * * *

    Ex: When a speaker's time is up, make it clear by rising and saying words to the effect of ' Thank you very much. That's all the time you have'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Muchas gracias

  • 14 Sala de Libros Raros

    Ex. The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.
    * * *

    Ex: The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Sala de Libros Raros

  • 15 Sala de Manuscritos e Historia Local

    Ex. The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.
    * * *

    Ex: The use of clear armoured glass walls gives excellent visual supervision in the Rare Book Room and in the Manuscript and Local History Reading Room.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Sala de Manuscritos e Historia Local

  • 16 Sueño Americano, el

    = American Dream, the
    Ex. This work can serve as a model of clear, expository prose, a rich source of colourful and sometimes even poetic names, and an eloquent testament to the American Dream.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Sueño Americano, el

  • 17 a gusto de

    = to the liking of, at the pleasure of
    Ex. He made it clear that this was not entirely to his liking, though his audience.
    Ex. A private press is a printing press that issues small editions at the pleasure of its owner, not necessarily for financial gain.
    * * *
    = to the liking of, at the pleasure of

    Ex: He made it clear that this was not entirely to his liking, though his audience.

    Ex: A private press is a printing press that issues small editions at the pleasure of its owner, not necessarily for financial gain.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a gusto de

  • 18 a medio comprender

    (adj.) = half-understood
    Ex. What they will not do is clear up the foggy area in most cataloguers' minds, the area that leads to an inconsistent application of half-understood principles'.
    * * *

    Ex: What they will not do is clear up the foggy area in most cataloguers' minds, the area that leads to an inconsistent application of half-understood principles'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medio comprender

  • 19 a pesar de todo

    = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said
    Ex. All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex. The film is less about idealism in the face of adversity than dumb resilience in spite of everything.
    Ex. The novel describes people waging an unequal struggle against circumstances and remaining hopeful despite everything.
    Ex. However, despite it all, Ludlam remains something of an enigma.
    Ex. Wharton makes it abundantly clear that, in spite of it all, she has numerous chances to take charge of her life.
    Ex. All this said, he is a restless person, but in the active, productive sense rather than a fidget.
    * * *
    = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said

    Ex: All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.

    Ex: The film is less about idealism in the face of adversity than dumb resilience in spite of everything.
    Ex: The novel describes people waging an unequal struggle against circumstances and remaining hopeful despite everything.
    Ex: However, despite it all, Ludlam remains something of an enigma.
    Ex: Wharton makes it abundantly clear that, in spite of it all, she has numerous chances to take charge of her life.
    Ex: All this said, he is a restless person, but in the active, productive sense rather than a fidget.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a pesar de todo

  • 20 a regañadientes

    adv.
    reluctantly, unwillingly, discontentedly, with reluctance.
    * * *
    reluctantly, grudgingly, unwillingly
    * * *
    = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly
    Ex. Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.
    Ex. There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex. Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex. Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    * * *
    = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly

    Ex: Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.

    Ex: There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex: Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex: Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a regañadientes

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