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  • 1 aburrido

    adj.
    1 boring, dull, humdrum, uninteresting.
    2 bored, tired.
    f. & m.
    bore, boring person, tiresome person.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: aburrir.
    * * *
    1→ link=aburrir aburrir
    1 (ser aburrido) boring, tedious; (monótono) dull, dreary
    2 (estar aburrido) bored, weary; (cansado) tired of; (harto) fed up with
    * * *
    (f. - aburrida)
    adj.
    1) boring, tedious
    2) bored, fed up
    * * *
    ADJ (=que aburre) boring, tedious; (=que siente aburrimiento) bored

    ¡estoy aburrido de decírtelo! — I'm tired of telling you!

    ABURRIDO ¿"Bored" o "boring"? Usamos bored para referirnos al hecho de {estar} aburrido, es decir, de sentir aburrimiento: Si estás aburrida podrías ayudarme con este trabajo If you're bored you could help me with this work ► Usamos boring con personas, actividades y cosas para indicar que alguien o algo {es} aburrido, es decir, que produce aburrimiento: ¡Qué novela más aburrida! What a boring novel! No me gusta salir con él; es muy aburrido I don't like going out with him; he's very boring
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    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) < persona>
    a) [estar] ( sin entretenimiento) bored
    b) [estar] ( harto) fed up

    aburrido de algo — tired of something, fed up with something

    aburrido de + inf — tired of -ing

    2) [ser] <película/persona> boring; < trabajo> boring, tedious
    II
    - da masculino, femenino bore
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    = tedious, deadly [deadlier -comp., deadliest -sup.], drab, stodgy, unexciting, uninteresting, wearisome, weary [wearier -comp., weariest -sup.], bored, boring, wearying, dreary [drearier -comp., dreariest -sup.], uninspiring, unmoving, dull, cut and dried [cut and dry].
    Ex. In other places too many references could make for a very tedious search.
    Ex. Some authors, of course, object to their work being subjected to compulsory dissection for exams in the traditional deadly manner and like Bernard Shaw, they swear to haunt anyone who so mistreats them (Shaw's ghost must be busy these days).
    Ex. Have reading foisted on you as a duty, a task to be put up with, from which you expect no delight, and it can appear a drab business gladly to be given up.
    Ex. One could easily prefer the convenience of the stodgy single-volume work.
    Ex. The author argues that the advantages for higher education are unclear, and rather unexciting.
    Ex. There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person.
    Ex. The earliest binding machines replaced the wearisome hand-beating of the sheets in order to fold them.
    Ex. Humanity is returning to the downsized, reengineered, total quality management weary business world.
    Ex. One should answer the telephone clearly and pleasantly -- not in a bored voice or in slurred haste.
    Ex. This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex. A new wave of books dealing frankly with such concerns as sex, alcoholism and broken homes was seen as a breakthrough, but plots and styles have begun to show a wearying sameness.
    Ex. The city was considered to be seedy (decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex. Though the novel begins like a house ablaze, it later thickens slightly into an acceptable if uninspiring finale.
    Ex. The outcome is strangely unmoving.
    Ex. These librarians are given Haykin upon the day of their arrival and are expected to read the entire dull document and use it as a guideline in establishing subject headings.
    Ex. I don't like to hear cut-and-dried sermons -- when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
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    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously, ponderously, boringly.
    * día aburrido = dull day.
    * estar aburrido como una ostra = be bored stiff.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1) < persona>
    a) [estar] ( sin entretenimiento) bored
    b) [estar] ( harto) fed up

    aburrido de algo — tired of something, fed up with something

    aburrido de + inf — tired of -ing

    2) [ser] <película/persona> boring; < trabajo> boring, tedious
    II
    - da masculino, femenino bore
    * * *
    = tedious, deadly [deadlier -comp., deadliest -sup.], drab, stodgy, unexciting, uninteresting, wearisome, weary [wearier -comp., weariest -sup.], bored, boring, wearying, dreary [drearier -comp., dreariest -sup.], uninspiring, unmoving, dull, cut and dried [cut and dry].

    Ex: In other places too many references could make for a very tedious search.

    Ex: Some authors, of course, object to their work being subjected to compulsory dissection for exams in the traditional deadly manner and like Bernard Shaw, they swear to haunt anyone who so mistreats them (Shaw's ghost must be busy these days).
    Ex: Have reading foisted on you as a duty, a task to be put up with, from which you expect no delight, and it can appear a drab business gladly to be given up.
    Ex: One could easily prefer the convenience of the stodgy single-volume work.
    Ex: The author argues that the advantages for higher education are unclear, and rather unexciting.
    Ex: There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person.
    Ex: The earliest binding machines replaced the wearisome hand-beating of the sheets in order to fold them.
    Ex: Humanity is returning to the downsized, reengineered, total quality management weary business world.
    Ex: One should answer the telephone clearly and pleasantly -- not in a bored voice or in slurred haste.
    Ex: This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex: A new wave of books dealing frankly with such concerns as sex, alcoholism and broken homes was seen as a breakthrough, but plots and styles have begun to show a wearying sameness.
    Ex: The city was considered to be seedy (decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex: Though the novel begins like a house ablaze, it later thickens slightly into an acceptable if uninspiring finale.
    Ex: The outcome is strangely unmoving.
    Ex: These librarians are given Haykin upon the day of their arrival and are expected to read the entire dull document and use it as a guideline in establishing subject headings.
    Ex: I don't like to hear cut-and-dried sermons -- when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously, ponderously, boringly.
    * día aburrido = dull day.
    * estar aburrido como una ostra = be bored stiff.

    * * *
    aburrido1 -da
    A ‹persona›
    1 [ ESTAR] (sin entretenimiento) bored
    estoy muy aburrido I'm bored stiff
    2 [ ESTAR] (harto) fed up
    me tienes aburrido con tus quejas I'm fed up with your complaints
    aburrido DE algo tired OF sth, fed up WITH sth
    estoy aburrido de sus bromas I'm tired of o fed up with her jokes
    aburrido DE + INF tired of -ING
    estoy aburrido de pedírselo I'm tired of asking him for it
    B [ SER] ‹película/persona› boring
    es un trabajo muy aburrido it's a really boring o tedious job
    la conferencia fue aburridísima the lecture was really boring
    aburrido2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    bore
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    Del verbo aburrir: ( conjugate aburrir)

    aburrido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    aburrido    
    aburrir
    aburrido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1 [estar] ‹ persona


    b) ( harto) fed up;

    aburrido de algo tired of sth, fed up with sth;
    aburrido de hacer algo tired of doing sth
    2 [ser] ‹película/persona boring;
    trabajo boring, tedious
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    bore
    aburrir ( conjugate aburrir) verbo transitivo
    to bore
    aburrirse verbo pronominal

    b) ( hartarse) aburridose de algo/algn to get tired of o fed up with sth/sb;

    aburridose de hacer algo to get tired of doing sth
    aburrido,-a adjetivo
    1 (cargante, tedioso) tu hermano es aburrido, your brother's boring
    2 (que no se divierte) tu hermano está aburrido, your brother's bored
    (cansado, hastiado) estoy aburrido de tus quejas, I'm tired of your complaints
    aburrir verbo transitivo to bore
    ♦ Locuciones: aburrir a las ovejas, to be incredibly boring
    ' aburrido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aburrida
    - acto
    - amargada
    - amargado
    - harta
    - harto
    - insípida
    - insípido
    - ladrillo
    - pesada
    - pesado
    - petardo
    - plomo
    - sopa
    - tostón
    - aburridor
    - aguado
    - bastante
    - cansado
    - de
    - enojoso
    - latoso
    - mamado
    - podrido
    English:
    bored
    - boring
    - dreary
    - dull
    - grind
    - plough through
    - quiet
    - shade
    - stiff
    - tedious
    - tediously
    - uninspiring
    - especially
    - staid
    - wade
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    aburrido, -a
    adj
    1. [harto, fastidiado] bored;
    estar aburrido de hacer algo to be fed up with doing sth;
    estoy aburrido de esperar I'm fed up with o tired of waiting;
    me tiene muy aburrido con sus constantes protestas I'm fed up with her constant complaining;
    Fam
    2. [que aburre] boring;
    este libro es muy aburrido this book is very boring;
    la fiesta está muy aburrida it's a very boring party
    nm,f
    bore;
    ¡eres un aburrido! you're so boring!
    * * *
    adj que aburre boring; que se aburre bored;
    aburrido de algo bored o fed up fam with sth
    * * *
    aburrido, -da adj
    1) : bored, tired, fed up
    2) tedioso: boring, tedious
    * * *
    aburrido1 adj
    2. (tedioso, pesado) boring
    ¡qué programa más aburrido! what a boring programme!

    Spanish-English dictionary > aburrido

  • 2 de un modo aburrido y pesado

    = tediously, ponderously, boringly
    Ex. Bibliographers, like other scholars, have to be able to think logically, to judge critically, and to persevere in tediously repetitive tasks.
    Ex. However, his use of a remorselessly chronological approach yields a narrative that is often bitty, sometimes ponderously plodding.
    Ex. Everything that happens in the couple's tiny, shrunken, enclosed world is addictive, unglamorous, and boringly awful.
    * * *
    = tediously, ponderously, boringly

    Ex: Bibliographers, like other scholars, have to be able to think logically, to judge critically, and to persevere in tediously repetitive tasks.

    Ex: However, his use of a remorselessly chronological approach yields a narrative that is often bitty, sometimes ponderously plodding.
    Ex: Everything that happens in the couple's tiny, shrunken, enclosed world is addictive, unglamorous, and boringly awful.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de un modo aburrido y pesado

  • 3 fatigosamente

    adv.
    1 painfully, wearisomely, tediously.
    2 with difficulty, painfully, wearisomely.
    * * *
    1 with (great) difficulty, painfully
    * * *
    ADV painfully, with difficulty
    * * *
    Ex. It is not easy to maintain and advance the remarkable literary and cultural traditions so slowly and painfully created over two and a half millenia.
    * * *

    Ex: It is not easy to maintain and advance the remarkable literary and cultural traditions so slowly and painfully created over two and a half millenia.

    * * *
    wearily, with difficulty
    * * *
    wearily;
    respiraba fatigosamente he was breathing with difficulty, his breathing was laboured

    Spanish-English dictionary > fatigosamente

  • 4 modo

    m.
    1 way (manera, forma).
    ¿has visto el modo en que o el modo como te mira? have you seen how o the way he's looking at you?
    no encuentro el modo de dejar el tabaco whatever I do, I just can't seem to give up smoking
    a modo de as, by way of
    al modo de in the style of
    de ese modo in that way
    de ningún modo in no way
    de todos modos in any case, anyway
    de un modo u otro one way or another
    en cierto modo in some ways
    modo de empleo instructions for use
    ¿de modo que no te gusta? so, you don't like it (then)?
    2 mood (grammar).
    modo adverbial adverbial phrase
    3 mode, brand, manner, way.
    4 grammar mood, mood.
    * * *
    1 way, manner
    1 manners
    \
    a modo de as a, like a
    de todos modos anyhow, at any rate
    en cierto modo in a way
    modo de empleo instructions plural
    modo de ser character
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) way, manner
    2) mode
    3) mood
    - de modo que
    - de todos modos
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=manera) way, manner frm

    ¿no hay otro modo de hacerlo? — isn't there another way of doing it?

    a mi modo de pensar o ver — in my view, the way I see it

    see MANERA, FORMA, MODO
    2) [locuciones]

    a mi/tu modo — (in) my/your (own) way

    a modo de — as

    a modo de ejemplo/respuesta — by way of example/reply

    en cierto modo — in a way, to a certain extent

    de cualquier modo — [antes de verbo] anyway, in any case; (=después de verbo) anyhow

    de cualquier modo, ahora tenemos que irnos — we have to go now anyway o in any case

    hazlo de cualquier modo — do it anyway you like, do it anyhow, do it any old how *

    de modo + adj

    eso nos afectará de modo directo — this will have a direct effect on us, this will affect us directly

    de ese modo — [antes de verbo] (in) this way; [después de verbo] like that

    grosso modo — broadly speaking

    esa fue, grosso modo, la contestación que nos dio — broadly speaking, that was the answer he gave us

    de mal modo — rudely

    del mismo o de igual modo — in the same way

    todos van vestidos del mismo o de igual modo — they are all dressed the same o in the same way

    de ningún modo o en modo alguno, no quiero de ningún modo o en modo alguno implicarla en esto — I don't want to involve her in this in any way

    ¡de ningún modo! — certainly not!, no way! *

    de todos modos — anyway, all the same, in any case

    aunque no me dejes, me iré de todos modos — even if you don't let me, I'll go anyway o all the same o in any case

    aunque lo esperaba, de todos modos me sorprendió — even though I was expecting it, I was still surprised

    3)

    de modo que[antes de verbo] so; [después de verbo] so that

    ¡de modo que eras tú el que llamaba! — so it was you that was calling!

    4) Esp frm (=moderación) moderation
    5) LAm

    ¡ni modo! — (=de ninguna manera) no way *, not a chance *; (=no hay otra alternativa) what else can I/you etc do?

    si no me quieres, ni modo — if you don't love me, what else can I do?

    6) pl modos (=modales) manners

    buenos modos — good manners

    malos modos — bad manners

    7) (Ling) [del verbo] mood

    de modomanner antes de s

    8) (Inform) mode
    9) (Mús) mode

    modo mayor/menor — major/minor mode

    * * *
    1)
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml)

    a mi modo de ver — to my way of thinking, in my opinion

    modo de empleo — instructions for use, directions

    me lo pidió de muy mal modo — (AmL) she asked me (for it) very rudely

    a mi/tu/su modo — (in) my/your/his (own) way

    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho; a modo de introducción by way of introduction; de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) (indep) in any case, anyway; ( sin cuidado) anyhow; del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that); de modo que ( así que) so; ( para que) (+ subj) so that; ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?; de modo que se vean desde aquí so that they can be seen from here; de ningún modo no way; de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept; de todos modos anyway, anyhow; en cierto modo in a way; ni modo (AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? - no, ni modo did they get in? - no, no way (colloq); traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good; ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am (colloq); ni modo que te quedes aquí — there's no way you're staying here (colloq)

    2) modos masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl)

    con buenos/malos modos — politely/rudely o impolitely

    3) (Ling) mood
    4) (Mús) mode
    * * *
    = approach [approaches, -pl.], avenue, guise, means, mode, way, manner, fashion.
    Ex. During the last twenty years the variety of approaches to the organisation of knowledge has proliferated with the introduction of computer-based methods.
    Ex. In the attempt to match the above criteria, there are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex. In various guises, the basic concepts have found application in the design of a number of special classification schemes.
    Ex. The easiest means of illustrating some of the foregoing points is to introduce in outline some special classification schemes.
    Ex. Various modes of operation are possible for such a journal, and the precise operation will depend upon the type of information being conveyed.
    Ex. They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex. City planning is a body of techniques and theories for co-ordinative decision-making which tries to distribute the community's resources in a manner which will best achieve the community's specific goals, whatever they may be = El urbanismo es un conjunto de técnicas y teorías para la toma coordinada de decisiones que intenta distribuir los recursos de la comunidad de tal forma que se consigan mejor los objetivos específicos de ésta, sean cuales sean.
    Ex. It was on the tip of his tongue to say: 'Must you speak to me in this uncivilized fashion?' But he discreetly forbore.
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    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * adverbio de modo = adverb of mode.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * andar de un modo pausado = stroll + at a leisurely pace.
    * artículo a modo de réplica = rebuttal article.
    * así como... de igual modo... = just as... so....
    * avecinarse de un modo amenazador = loom + large on the horizon.
    * buscar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * como un modo de = as a way of.
    * conocer de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * crecer de modo exhuberante = grow + rampant.
    * de algún modo = in any way [in anyway], somehow, after a fashion, in some form, some way.
    * de algún modo + Adjetivo = otherwise + Adjetivo.
    * de algún modo u otro = of some sort.
    * decir Algo de un modo colérico = flame out.
    * decir de un modo enfadado = spit out.
    * de cualquier modo = however, either way.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de ese modo = in doing so, in this,, thereby.
    * de este modo = by so doing, by this means, in so doing, in this fashion, in this manner, thereby, this way, thus, this way round, in this way, by doing so, in these ways, this is how, in doing so.
    * definir de un modo predeterminado e inamovible = hardwire [hard wire].
    * de igual modo = alike, equally, in like fashion, in like vein.
    * de igual modo que = just as, just as well... as..., along the lines of, on the lines (of).
    * del mejor modo posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * del mismo modo = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token.
    * del mismo modo que = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * de modo + Adjetivo = on a + Adjetivo + basis.
    * de modo agresivo = aggressively.
    * de modo alarmante = alarmingly.
    * de modo alternativo = alternatively.
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.
    * de modo apreciable = to an appreciable extent.
    * de modo caprichoso = capriciously.
    * de modo censurable = reprehensibly.
    * de modo claro = transparently.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de modo competitivo = competitively.
    * de modo complementario = complimentarily.
    * de modo conjunto con = in partnership with.
    * de modo considerable = to a considerable extent.
    * de modo convincente = cogently, unconvincingly.
    * de modo decisivo = decisively.
    * de modo desastroso = disastrously.
    * de modo desconcertante = bewilderingly.
    * de modo divertido = funnily.
    * de modo egoísta = selfishly.
    * de modo errático = erratically.
    * de modo especulativo = speculatively.
    * de modo estructurado = in a structured fashion.
    * de modo fácil = with the tip of a hat.
    * de modo gracioso = funnily.
    * de modo gratuito = on a complimentary basis.
    * de modo heurístico = heuristically.
    * de modo humorístico = in a humorous vein.
    * de modo imaginativo = imaginatively.
    * de modo inconfundible = unmistakably.
    * de modo individual = on a case-by-case basis.
    * de modo inequívoco = unambiguously.
    * de modo inesperado = like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * de modo informal = informally.
    * de modo ininterrumpido = in an unbroken line.
    * de modo insinuante = suggestively.
    * de modo irregular = erratically.
    * de modo irritante = annoyingly.
    * de modo pesimista = gloomily.
    * de modo poco imaginativo = unimaginatively.
    * de modo provocativo = suggestively.
    * de modo que = so.
    * de modo que + poder + oír = within earshot of.
    * de modo raro = funnily.
    * de modo recíproco = reciprocally.
    * de modo reprobatorio = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * de modos diversos = variously.
    * de modos extraños = funnily.
    * de modo sorprendente = shockingly.
    * de modo tal que = so much so that.
    * demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * de ningún modo = by no means, in no way, on no account, in no sense, by any means, not at all, under no/any circumstances, in any shape or form, for the life of me, not on any account, by no stretch of the imagination.
    * de nuevos modos = in new ways.
    * de otro modo = conversely.
    * de qué modo = by what means.
    * de tal modo que = in such a way that, so.
    * de tal modo que raya en lo ridículo = ridiculously.
    * de tal modo que + Subjuntivo = in such a way as to + Infinitivo.
    * de todos modos = at any rate.
    * de un mod discreto = unobtrusively.
    * de un modo = in a fashion.
    * de un modo absorto = absently.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously.
    * de un modo acalorado = hotly.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * de un modo + Adjetivo = in + Adjetivo + fashion, in + Adjetivo + measure, in a + Adjetivo + manner, in + Adjetivo + manner, on a + Adjetivo + scale, to a + Adjetivo + degree, in a + Adjetivo + vein.
    * de un modo afirmativo = affirmatively.
    * de un modo ahorrativo = thriftily.
    * de un modo aleatorio = at random.
    * de un modo anafórico = anaphorically.
    * de un modo anárquico = anarchically.
    * de un modo anodino = prosaically.
    * de un modo antieconómico = wastefully.
    * de un modo apropiado = fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo aprovechado = opportunistically.
    * de un modo atractivo = appealingly.
    * de un modo auténtico = authentically.
    * de un modo barato = inexpensively, thriftily.
    * de un modo bochornoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo cansado = wearily.
    * de un modo caro = expensively + Participio.
    * de un modo casual = in a by-the-way fashion.
    * de un modo chirriante = jarringly.
    * de un modo chocante = jarringly.
    * de un modo compacto = compactly.
    * de un modo concluyente = positively.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * de un modo constructivo = constructively.
    * de un modo convincente = convincingly, forcibly.
    * de un modo coordinado = synergistically.
    * de un modo crítico = critically.
    * de un modo decepcionante = disappointedly.
    * de un modo desconcertado = disconcertedly.
    * de un modo descontrolado = uncontrollably.
    * de un modo desenfadado = playfully.
    * de un modo deshonesto = dishonestly.
    * de un modo desordenado = higgledy-piggledy.
    * de un modo devastador = devastatingly.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * de un modo discreto = quietly.
    * de un modo disonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo económico = economically, thriftily.
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * de un modo encantador = charmingly.
    * de un modo engorroso = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo equivalente = equivalently.
    * de un modo espectacular = spectacularly.
    * de un modo estrafalario = freakishly.
    * de un modo exhaustivo = comprehensively, in depth, exhaustively.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * de un modo fiable = reliably.
    * de un modo flexible = flexibly.
    * de un modo fortuito = haphazardly.
    * de un modo fraudulento = fraudulently.
    * de un modo gradual = incrementally.
    * de un modo habitual = as a matter of routine.
    * de un modo heterogéneo = heterogeneously [heterogenously].
    * de un modo holístico = holistically.
    * de un modo imparcial = impartially.
    * de un modo impreciso = fuzzily.
    * de un modo impresionante = impressively.
    * de un modo impulsivo = impulsively.
    * de un modo incidental = incidentally.
    * de un modo incómodo = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo incompetente = inefficiently.
    * de un modo incompleto = incompletely.
    * de un modo inconsistente = vagrantly.
    * de un modo incorrecto = inaccurately.
    * de un modo indiferente = regardless.
    * de un modo inductivo = inductively.
    * de un modo innovador = innovatively.
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.
    * de un modo insulso = prosaically.
    * de un modo inteligente = intelligently.
    * de un modo interesante = interestingly.
    * de un modo intermitente = in bursts.
    * de un modo lógico = logically.
    * de un modo malsonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo matemático = mathematically.
    * de un modo mecánico = mechanically.
    * de un modo meditabundo = pensively.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * de un modo moralista = sanctimoniously.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely.
    * de un modo muy interesante = most interestingly + Verbo.
    * de un modo nervioso = nervously.
    * de un modo nítido = cleanly.
    * de un modo o de otro = either way.
    * de un modo oportunista = opportunistically.
    * de un modo opresivo = oppressively.
    * de un modo óptico = optically.
    * de un modo optimista = optimistically.
    * de un modo pasivo = passively.
    * de un modo penetrante = piercingly.
    * de un modo pensativo = pensively.
    * de un modo poco constructivo = unconstructively.
    * de un modo poco económico = wastefully.
    * de un modo poco natural = unnaturally.
    * de un modo positivo = positively, constructively.
    * de un modo práctico = practically.
    * de un modo provocador = defiantly.
    * de un modo provocativo = defiantly.
    * de un modo que causa confusión = confusingly.
    * de un modo racional = rationally.
    * de un modo rápido = rapidly, overnight, at short notice.
    * de un modo rapsódico = rhapsodically.
    * de un modo raro = freakishly.
    * de un modo regional = regionally.
    * de un modo regular = on a regular basis, on an ongoing basis, on a continuing basis.
    * de un modo relacionado = connectibly.
    * de un modo remunerado = gainfully.
    * de un modo retribuido = gainfully.
    * de un modo secuencial = step by step.
    * de un modo seguro = securely.
    * de un modo similar = in a similar vein.
    * de un modo simplista = simplistically.
    * de un modo sistemático = systematically.
    * de un modo susceptible = sensitively.
    * de un modo tautológico = tautologically.
    * de un modo temporal = on a temporary basis.
    * de un modo tosco = crudely.
    * de un modo trágico = tragically.
    * de un modo tranquilizador = soothingly, reassuringly.
    * de un modo transparente = seamlessly.
    * de un modo u otro = somehow, some way.
    * de un modo vergonzoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo voluntario = voluntarily.
    * de un nuevo modo = in a new way.
    * dicho de otro modo = in other words, said differently.
    * distribuir de un modo escalonado = lay out in + stages.
    * distribuir de un modo planificado = zone.
    * el mejor modo de = the best way of.
    * el modo como = the way in which.
    * el modo de = the way in which.
    * el modo de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * encontrar el modo de = find + way of/to.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrar el modo de regresar = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * en metálico y de otro modo = in cash and in kind.
    * en modo alguno = by no means.
    * estimar a grosso modo = guesstimate.
    * estudiar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * examinar el modo de = examine + way.
    * extenderse a modo de abanico = fan out.
    * flujo de datos de un modo intermitente = bursty traffic.
    * frase a modo de título = title-like phrase.
    * funcionar de un modo autónomo = operate under + an autonomous hand.
    * hablar del mismo modo = talk + alike.
    * hacer esto y aquello de un modo relajado = mess about, pootle, piddle around.
    * indizar de modo KWIC = KWIC.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * ingeniarse el modo de = dream up + ways to.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * modo de ahorro de energía = power save mode.
    * modo de andar = gait.
    * modo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * modo de comportamiento = mode of behaviour, way of conduct.
    * modo de comunicación = communication pathway.
    * modo de conducta = mode of conduct, way of conduct.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * modo de expresión = way of expression, mode of expression.
    * modo de hacer preguntas = questioning behaviour.
    * modo de introducción de datos = input mode.
    * modo de pensar = thinking, way of thinking, mindset [mind-set], mode of thought, mode of thinking.
    * modo de presentación visual = display device.
    * modo de resaltar = spotlight.
    * modo de vida = way of life.
    * modo de vida tradicional = folklife.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * o de algún otro modo = or otherwise.
    * pensar del mismo modo = think + alike.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * pero no hubo modo = but no dice.
    * por decirlo de algún modo = in a manner of speaking, so to speak.
    * por el modo = by the way.
    * preparar de un modo rápido = throw together.
    * recordar de un modo rápido = sweep back to.
    * saber de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * ser en cierto modo un + Nombre = be something of a + Nombre.
    * surgir de un modo confuso = grow + like Topsy.
    * tratar de igual modo = treat as + equal.
    * usando el tiempo de un modo eficaz = time efficient [time-efficient].
    * usar de un modo descuidado = bandy (about/around).
    * usar de un modo despreocupado = bandy (about/around).
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml)

    a mi modo de ver — to my way of thinking, in my opinion

    modo de empleo — instructions for use, directions

    me lo pidió de muy mal modo — (AmL) she asked me (for it) very rudely

    a mi/tu/su modo — (in) my/your/his (own) way

    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho; a modo de introducción by way of introduction; de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) (indep) in any case, anyway; ( sin cuidado) anyhow; del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that); de modo que ( así que) so; ( para que) (+ subj) so that; ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?; de modo que se vean desde aquí so that they can be seen from here; de ningún modo no way; de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept; de todos modos anyway, anyhow; en cierto modo in a way; ni modo (AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? - no, ni modo did they get in? - no, no way (colloq); traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good; ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am (colloq); ni modo que te quedes aquí — there's no way you're staying here (colloq)

    2) modos masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl)

    con buenos/malos modos — politely/rudely o impolitely

    3) (Ling) mood
    4) (Mús) mode
    * * *
    = approach [approaches, -pl.], avenue, guise, means, mode, way, manner, fashion.

    Ex: During the last twenty years the variety of approaches to the organisation of knowledge has proliferated with the introduction of computer-based methods.

    Ex: In the attempt to match the above criteria, there are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex: In various guises, the basic concepts have found application in the design of a number of special classification schemes.
    Ex: The easiest means of illustrating some of the foregoing points is to introduce in outline some special classification schemes.
    Ex: Various modes of operation are possible for such a journal, and the precise operation will depend upon the type of information being conveyed.
    Ex: They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex: City planning is a body of techniques and theories for co-ordinative decision-making which tries to distribute the community's resources in a manner which will best achieve the community's specific goals, whatever they may be = El urbanismo es un conjunto de técnicas y teorías para la toma coordinada de decisiones que intenta distribuir los recursos de la comunidad de tal forma que se consigan mejor los objetivos específicos de ésta, sean cuales sean.
    Ex: It was on the tip of his tongue to say: 'Must you speak to me in this uncivilized fashion?' But he discreetly forbore.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * adverbio de modo = adverb of mode.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * andar de un modo pausado = stroll + at a leisurely pace.
    * artículo a modo de réplica = rebuttal article.
    * así como... de igual modo... = just as... so....
    * avecinarse de un modo amenazador = loom + large on the horizon.
    * buscar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * como un modo de = as a way of.
    * conocer de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * crecer de modo exhuberante = grow + rampant.
    * de algún modo = in any way [in anyway], somehow, after a fashion, in some form, some way.
    * de algún modo + Adjetivo = otherwise + Adjetivo.
    * de algún modo u otro = of some sort.
    * decir Algo de un modo colérico = flame out.
    * decir de un modo enfadado = spit out.
    * de cualquier modo = however, either way.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de ese modo = in doing so, in this,, thereby.
    * de este modo = by so doing, by this means, in so doing, in this fashion, in this manner, thereby, this way, thus, this way round, in this way, by doing so, in these ways, this is how, in doing so.
    * definir de un modo predeterminado e inamovible = hardwire [hard wire].
    * de igual modo = alike, equally, in like fashion, in like vein.
    * de igual modo que = just as, just as well... as..., along the lines of, on the lines (of).
    * del mejor modo posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * del mismo modo = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token.
    * del mismo modo que = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * de modo + Adjetivo = on a + Adjetivo + basis.
    * de modo agresivo = aggressively.
    * de modo alarmante = alarmingly.
    * de modo alternativo = alternatively.
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.
    * de modo apreciable = to an appreciable extent.
    * de modo caprichoso = capriciously.
    * de modo censurable = reprehensibly.
    * de modo claro = transparently.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de modo competitivo = competitively.
    * de modo complementario = complimentarily.
    * de modo conjunto con = in partnership with.
    * de modo considerable = to a considerable extent.
    * de modo convincente = cogently, unconvincingly.
    * de modo decisivo = decisively.
    * de modo desastroso = disastrously.
    * de modo desconcertante = bewilderingly.
    * de modo divertido = funnily.
    * de modo egoísta = selfishly.
    * de modo errático = erratically.
    * de modo especulativo = speculatively.
    * de modo estructurado = in a structured fashion.
    * de modo fácil = with the tip of a hat.
    * de modo gracioso = funnily.
    * de modo gratuito = on a complimentary basis.
    * de modo heurístico = heuristically.
    * de modo humorístico = in a humorous vein.
    * de modo imaginativo = imaginatively.
    * de modo inconfundible = unmistakably.
    * de modo individual = on a case-by-case basis.
    * de modo inequívoco = unambiguously.
    * de modo inesperado = like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * de modo informal = informally.
    * de modo ininterrumpido = in an unbroken line.
    * de modo insinuante = suggestively.
    * de modo irregular = erratically.
    * de modo irritante = annoyingly.
    * de modo pesimista = gloomily.
    * de modo poco imaginativo = unimaginatively.
    * de modo provocativo = suggestively.
    * de modo que = so.
    * de modo que + poder + oír = within earshot of.
    * de modo raro = funnily.
    * de modo recíproco = reciprocally.
    * de modo reprobatorio = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * de modos diversos = variously.
    * de modos extraños = funnily.
    * de modo sorprendente = shockingly.
    * de modo tal que = so much so that.
    * demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * de ningún modo = by no means, in no way, on no account, in no sense, by any means, not at all, under no/any circumstances, in any shape or form, for the life of me, not on any account, by no stretch of the imagination.
    * de nuevos modos = in new ways.
    * de otro modo = conversely.
    * de qué modo = by what means.
    * de tal modo que = in such a way that, so.
    * de tal modo que raya en lo ridículo = ridiculously.
    * de tal modo que + Subjuntivo = in such a way as to + Infinitivo.
    * de todos modos = at any rate.
    * de un mod discreto = unobtrusively.
    * de un modo = in a fashion.
    * de un modo absorto = absently.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously.
    * de un modo acalorado = hotly.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * de un modo + Adjetivo = in + Adjetivo + fashion, in + Adjetivo + measure, in a + Adjetivo + manner, in + Adjetivo + manner, on a + Adjetivo + scale, to a + Adjetivo + degree, in a + Adjetivo + vein.
    * de un modo afirmativo = affirmatively.
    * de un modo ahorrativo = thriftily.
    * de un modo aleatorio = at random.
    * de un modo anafórico = anaphorically.
    * de un modo anárquico = anarchically.
    * de un modo anodino = prosaically.
    * de un modo antieconómico = wastefully.
    * de un modo apropiado = fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo aprovechado = opportunistically.
    * de un modo atractivo = appealingly.
    * de un modo auténtico = authentically.
    * de un modo barato = inexpensively, thriftily.
    * de un modo bochornoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo cansado = wearily.
    * de un modo caro = expensively + Participio.
    * de un modo casual = in a by-the-way fashion.
    * de un modo chirriante = jarringly.
    * de un modo chocante = jarringly.
    * de un modo compacto = compactly.
    * de un modo concluyente = positively.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * de un modo constructivo = constructively.
    * de un modo convincente = convincingly, forcibly.
    * de un modo coordinado = synergistically.
    * de un modo crítico = critically.
    * de un modo decepcionante = disappointedly.
    * de un modo desconcertado = disconcertedly.
    * de un modo descontrolado = uncontrollably.
    * de un modo desenfadado = playfully.
    * de un modo deshonesto = dishonestly.
    * de un modo desordenado = higgledy-piggledy.
    * de un modo devastador = devastatingly.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * de un modo discreto = quietly.
    * de un modo disonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo económico = economically, thriftily.
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * de un modo encantador = charmingly.
    * de un modo engorroso = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo equivalente = equivalently.
    * de un modo espectacular = spectacularly.
    * de un modo estrafalario = freakishly.
    * de un modo exhaustivo = comprehensively, in depth, exhaustively.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * de un modo fiable = reliably.
    * de un modo flexible = flexibly.
    * de un modo fortuito = haphazardly.
    * de un modo fraudulento = fraudulently.
    * de un modo gradual = incrementally.
    * de un modo habitual = as a matter of routine.
    * de un modo heterogéneo = heterogeneously [heterogenously].
    * de un modo holístico = holistically.
    * de un modo imparcial = impartially.
    * de un modo impreciso = fuzzily.
    * de un modo impresionante = impressively.
    * de un modo impulsivo = impulsively.
    * de un modo incidental = incidentally.
    * de un modo incómodo = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo incompetente = inefficiently.
    * de un modo incompleto = incompletely.
    * de un modo inconsistente = vagrantly.
    * de un modo incorrecto = inaccurately.
    * de un modo indiferente = regardless.
    * de un modo inductivo = inductively.
    * de un modo innovador = innovatively.
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.
    * de un modo insulso = prosaically.
    * de un modo inteligente = intelligently.
    * de un modo interesante = interestingly.
    * de un modo intermitente = in bursts.
    * de un modo lógico = logically.
    * de un modo malsonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo matemático = mathematically.
    * de un modo mecánico = mechanically.
    * de un modo meditabundo = pensively.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * de un modo moralista = sanctimoniously.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely.
    * de un modo muy interesante = most interestingly + Verbo.
    * de un modo nervioso = nervously.
    * de un modo nítido = cleanly.
    * de un modo o de otro = either way.
    * de un modo oportunista = opportunistically.
    * de un modo opresivo = oppressively.
    * de un modo óptico = optically.
    * de un modo optimista = optimistically.
    * de un modo pasivo = passively.
    * de un modo penetrante = piercingly.
    * de un modo pensativo = pensively.
    * de un modo poco constructivo = unconstructively.
    * de un modo poco económico = wastefully.
    * de un modo poco natural = unnaturally.
    * de un modo positivo = positively, constructively.
    * de un modo práctico = practically.
    * de un modo provocador = defiantly.
    * de un modo provocativo = defiantly.
    * de un modo que causa confusión = confusingly.
    * de un modo racional = rationally.
    * de un modo rápido = rapidly, overnight, at short notice.
    * de un modo rapsódico = rhapsodically.
    * de un modo raro = freakishly.
    * de un modo regional = regionally.
    * de un modo regular = on a regular basis, on an ongoing basis, on a continuing basis.
    * de un modo relacionado = connectibly.
    * de un modo remunerado = gainfully.
    * de un modo retribuido = gainfully.
    * de un modo secuencial = step by step.
    * de un modo seguro = securely.
    * de un modo similar = in a similar vein.
    * de un modo simplista = simplistically.
    * de un modo sistemático = systematically.
    * de un modo susceptible = sensitively.
    * de un modo tautológico = tautologically.
    * de un modo temporal = on a temporary basis.
    * de un modo tosco = crudely.
    * de un modo trágico = tragically.
    * de un modo tranquilizador = soothingly, reassuringly.
    * de un modo transparente = seamlessly.
    * de un modo u otro = somehow, some way.
    * de un modo vergonzoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo voluntario = voluntarily.
    * de un nuevo modo = in a new way.
    * dicho de otro modo = in other words, said differently.
    * distribuir de un modo escalonado = lay out in + stages.
    * distribuir de un modo planificado = zone.
    * el mejor modo de = the best way of.
    * el modo como = the way in which.
    * el modo de = the way in which.
    * el modo de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * encontrar el modo de = find + way of/to.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrar el modo de regresar = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * en metálico y de otro modo = in cash and in kind.
    * en modo alguno = by no means.
    * estimar a grosso modo = guesstimate.
    * estudiar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * examinar el modo de = examine + way.
    * extenderse a modo de abanico = fan out.
    * flujo de datos de un modo intermitente = bursty traffic.
    * frase a modo de título = title-like phrase.
    * funcionar de un modo autónomo = operate under + an autonomous hand.
    * hablar del mismo modo = talk + alike.
    * hacer esto y aquello de un modo relajado = mess about, pootle, piddle around.
    * indizar de modo KWIC = KWIC.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * ingeniarse el modo de = dream up + ways to.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * modo de ahorro de energía = power save mode.
    * modo de andar = gait.
    * modo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * modo de comportamiento = mode of behaviour, way of conduct.
    * modo de comunicación = communication pathway.
    * modo de conducta = mode of conduct, way of conduct.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * modo de expresión = way of expression, mode of expression.
    * modo de hacer preguntas = questioning behaviour.
    * modo de introducción de datos = input mode.
    * modo de pensar = thinking, way of thinking, mindset [mind-set], mode of thought, mode of thinking.
    * modo de presentación visual = display device.
    * modo de resaltar = spotlight.
    * modo de vida = way of life.
    * modo de vida tradicional = folklife.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * o de algún otro modo = or otherwise.
    * pensar del mismo modo = think + alike.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * pero no hubo modo = but no dice.
    * por decirlo de algún modo = in a manner of speaking, so to speak.
    * por el modo = by the way.
    * preparar de un modo rápido = throw together.
    * recordar de un modo rápido = sweep back to.
    * saber de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * ser en cierto modo un + Nombre = be something of a + Nombre.
    * surgir de un modo confuso = grow + like Topsy.
    * tratar de igual modo = treat as + equal.
    * usando el tiempo de un modo eficaz = time efficient [time-efficient].
    * usar de un modo descuidado = bandy (about/around).
    * usar de un modo despreocupado = bandy (about/around).
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.

    * * *
    A
    1 (manera, forma) way, manner ( frml)
    éste no es modo de hacer las cosas this is no way of going about things
    no lo digas de ese modo don't say it like that
    hay que hacerlo del siguiente modo it has to be done in the following manner
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking, in my opinion
    ¿qué modo de hablarle a tu abuela es ése? that's no way to speak to your grandmother
    [ S ] modo de empleo instructions for use, directions
    me lo pidió de muy mal modo ( AmL); she asked me (for it) very rudely o in a very rude way
    2 ( en locs):
    a mi/tu/su modo (in) my/your/his (own) way
    hazlo a tu modo do it (in) your (own) way
    le gusta hacer las cosas a su modo he likes to do things his (own) way
    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho
    a modo de introducción by way of introduction
    de cualquier modo (de todas formas) ( indep) in any case, anyway; (sin cuidado) anyhow, any which way ( AmE colloq), any old how ( BrE colloq)
    del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that)
    de modo que (así que) (+ indic) so;
    (para que) (+ subj) so that
    lo hiciste porque quisiste, de modo que ahora no te quejes you did it because you wanted to, so don't complain now
    ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?
    colócalos de modo que se vean desde aquí arrange them so that they can be seen from here
    yo no puedo aceptarlo, de ningún modo there is no way I can accept it
    de todos modos anyway, anyhow
    no creo que lo pueda lograr, de todos modos volveré a intentarlo I don't think I can do it, but I'll have another try anyway o anyhow
    en cierto modo in a way
    ni modo ( AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? — no, ni modo, las entradas se habían acabado did they get in? — no, no way o not a chance, it was sold out ( colloq)
    traté de persuadirlo para que fuera pero ni modo I tried to persuade him to go but it was no good
    ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am ( colloq)
    ni modo que ( AmL exc CS): tienes que regresar a tu casa, ni modo que te quedes aquí you have to go home, there's no way you're staying here ( colloq)
    B modos mpl (modales) manners (pl)
    con buenos/malos modos politely/rudely o impolitely
    C ( Ling) mood
    el modo indicativo/subjuntivo the indicative/subjunctive mood
    D ( Mús) mode
    Compuesto:
    modo mayor/menor
    major/minor mode
    E ( Inf) mode
    Compuesto:
    sleep mode
    * * *

     

    modo sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml);


    del siguiente modo in the following manner;
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking, in my opinion;
    no lo digas de ese modo don't say it like that;
    de un modo u otro one way or another;
    su modo de ser the way he is;

    ( on signs) modo de empleo instructions for use, directions;

    b) ( en locs)

    a mi/tu/su modo (in) my/your/his (own) way;

    de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) ( indep) in any case, anyway;

    ( sin cuidado) anyhow;
    del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that);


    ( para que) so that;

    de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept;
    de todos modos anyway, anyhow;
    en cierto modo in a way;
    ni modo (AmL exc CS fam) no way;
    traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good;
    ni modo que te quedes aquí there's no way you're staying here (colloq)
    2
    modos sustantivo masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl);

    con buenos/malos modos politely/rudely o impolitely
    modo sustantivo masculino
    1 (forma de hacer) way, manner: habla de un modo extraño, he speaks in a strange way
    2 Ling mode: modo imperativo, imperative mood 3 modos, manners: ¡no vengas aquí con esos malos modos!, don't come around here with those bad manners!
    ' modo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - así
    - camino
    - cante
    - canto
    - carácter
    - censurar
    - cocina
    - como quiera
    - comoquiera
    - con
    - conforme
    - de
    - dicha
    - dicho
    - empleo
    - en
    - estilo
    - forma
    - ir
    - gustar
    - habla
    - igualmente
    - inciso
    - indicativa
    - indicativo
    - mirada
    - olla
    - parcial
    - pensión
    - poner
    - proceder
    - radical
    - reconocer
    - replicar
    - risa
    - según
    - sentada
    - sic
    - sistema
    - tal
    - temeraria
    - temerario
    - temperamento
    - tono
    - tres
    - uso
    - ver
    - vía
    - vida
    English:
    abrupt
    - alike
    - allowance
    - aloud
    - anyhow
    - as
    - at
    - captivate
    - casually
    - deliriously
    - depressingly
    - direction
    - dramatically
    - educationally
    - fashion
    - funnily
    - gloomily
    - haphazardly
    - harmlessly
    - illegibly
    - impressively
    - inadequately
    - incompletely
    - incomprehensibly
    - inconclusively
    - inconveniently
    - instruction
    - keenly
    - kind
    - loophole
    - love
    - maddeningly
    - manner
    - mode
    - modus operandi
    - mood
    - mother
    - nowhere
    - observe
    - offhandedly
    - originally
    - ostentatious
    - other
    - outrageous
    - pass round
    - plausibly
    - quizzical
    - ravishingly
    - reassuringly
    - reciprocally
    * * *
    nm
    1. [manera, forma] way;
    no encuentro el modo de dejar el tabaco whatever I do, I just can't seem to give up smoking;
    ése no es modo de comportarse that's no way to behave;
    ¿has visto el modo en que o [m5] el modo como te mira? have you seen how o the way he's looking at you?;
    esta vez lo haremos a mi modo this time we'll do it my way;
    al modo de in the style of, after the fashion of;
    a modo de as, by way of;
    a mi modo de ver the way I see it;
    de algún modo somehow;
    se le cayó el botón porque lo cosió de cualquier modo the button fell off because he sewed it on carelessly o any old how;
    hazlo de cualquier modo do it however you like;
    no te preocupes, de cualquier modo no pensaba ir don't worry, I wasn't going to go anyway;
    de ese/este modo that/this way;
    del mismo modo similarly, in the same way;
    lo hice del mismo modo que ayer/tú I did it the same way as yesterday/you;
    lo organizaron de modo que acabara antes de las diez they organized it so (that) it finished before ten;
    ¿de modo que no te gusta? so, you don't like it (then)?;
    de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno deberíamos dejarle salir under no circumstances should we let her out;
    de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno quise ofenderte I in no way intended to offend you;
    ¿te he molestado? – de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno did I annoy you? – not at all o by no means;
    ¿quieres que lo invitemos? – ¡de ningún modo! shall we invite him? – no way o certainly not!;
    de otro modo [si no] otherwise;
    de tal modo (que) [tanto] so much (that);
    de todos modos in any case, anyway;
    de todos modos seguiremos en contacto in any case, we'll keep in touch;
    de todos modos, ¿qué es eso que decías de un viaje? anyway, what's that you were saying about going away?;
    de un modo u otro one way or another;
    dicho de otro modo in other words, put another way;
    en cierto modo in a way;
    ¡qué modo de hacer las cosas! that's no way to do things!
    Ling modo de articulación manner of articulation;
    modo de empleo instructions for use;
    modo de pensar way of thinking;
    a mi modo de pensar to my way of thinking;
    modo de ser: [m5] tiene un modo de ser muy agradable she has a very pleasant nature;
    no me gusta su modo de ser I don't like the way he is;
    modo de vida way of life, lifestyle
    2.
    modos [modales] manners;
    buenos/malos modos good/bad manners;
    me contestó de buenos/malos modos she answered politely/rudely
    3. Gram mood;
    modo indicativo/subjuntivo indicative/subjunctive mood;
    en modo indicativo in the indicative (mood)
    4. Informát mode
    modo de edición edit mode;
    modo gráfico graphic mode;
    modo de inserción insert mode
    5. Mús mode
    ni modo loc adv
    Am salvo RP [de ninguna manera] no way, not a chance;
    ¿llegaremos a tiempo? – ni modo will we get there on time? – no way o not a chance;
    ni modo pues there's nothing we can do about it, then
    * * *
    m
    1 way;
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking;
    dicho de otro modo to put it another way;
    de este modo like this;
    modo de ser personality
    2 GRAM mood
    3 MÚS mode
    4
    :
    modos pl manners;
    5
    :
    de modo que so that;
    de ningún modo not at all;
    de otro modo otherwise;
    de tal modo que so much that;
    de cualquier modo anyway, anyhow;
    en cierto modo in a way o sense
    * * *
    modo nm
    1) manera: way, manner, mode
    de un modo u otro: one way or another
    a mi modo de ver: to my way of thinking
    2) : mood (in grammar)
    3) : mode (in music)
    4)
    a modo de : by way of, in the manner of, like
    a modo de ejemplo: by way of example
    5)
    de cualquier modo : in any case, anyway
    6)
    de modo que : so, in such a way that
    7)
    de todos modos : in any case, anyway
    8)
    en cierto modo : in a way, to a certain extent
    * * *
    modo n way

    Spanish-English dictionary > modo

  • 5 monótono

    adj.
    monotonous, boring, drab, dull.
    * * *
    1 monotonous
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=uniforme) [voz, sonido] monotonous
    2) (=aburrido) [trabajo, discurso] tedious, monotonous; [vida] dreary, humdrum
    * * *
    - na adjetivo
    a) <vida/trabajo> monotonous, humdrum; <discurso/espectáculo> monotonous, tedious
    b) < voz> monotonous
    * * *
    = dull, monotone, monotonous, stale, drab, dreary [drearier -comp., dreariest -sup.], uninspiring.
    Ex. These librarians are given Haykin upon the day of their arrival and are expected to read the entire dull document and use it as a guideline in establishing subject headings.
    Ex. The notion of functional dependency requires an additional structure in the form of a monotone nondecreasing function.
    Ex. An ugly voice, one that is monotonous or grating, weak in power, incomprehensible or strained, is never likely to receive and retain anyone's attention for long.
    Ex. We librarians are already infiltrators into the stale round of our readers' domestic daily life.
    Ex. Have reading foisted on you as a duty, a task to be put up with, from which you expect no delight, and it can appear a drab business gladly to be given up.
    Ex. The city was considered to be seedy (decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex. Though the novel begins like a house ablaze, it later thickens slightly into an acceptable if uninspiring finale.
    ----
    * hacerse monótono = go + stale.
    * recitar en tono monótono = chant.
    * trabajo monótono = drudge work.
    * * *
    - na adjetivo
    a) <vida/trabajo> monotonous, humdrum; <discurso/espectáculo> monotonous, tedious
    b) < voz> monotonous
    * * *
    = dull, monotone, monotonous, stale, drab, dreary [drearier -comp., dreariest -sup.], uninspiring.

    Ex: These librarians are given Haykin upon the day of their arrival and are expected to read the entire dull document and use it as a guideline in establishing subject headings.

    Ex: The notion of functional dependency requires an additional structure in the form of a monotone nondecreasing function.
    Ex: An ugly voice, one that is monotonous or grating, weak in power, incomprehensible or strained, is never likely to receive and retain anyone's attention for long.
    Ex: We librarians are already infiltrators into the stale round of our readers' domestic daily life.
    Ex: Have reading foisted on you as a duty, a task to be put up with, from which you expect no delight, and it can appear a drab business gladly to be given up.
    Ex: The city was considered to be seedy (decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex: Though the novel begins like a house ablaze, it later thickens slightly into an acceptable if uninspiring finale.
    * hacerse monótono = go + stale.
    * recitar en tono monótono = chant.
    * trabajo monótono = drudge work.

    * * *
    1 ‹vida/trabajo› monotonous, humdrum, dreary; ‹discurso/espectáculo› monotonous, tedious
    2 ‹voz› monotonous, monotone ( before n), droning ( before n)
    * * *

    monótono
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    monotonous
    monótono,-a adjetivo monotonous: un discurso verdaderamente largo y monótono, a really long and monotonous speech

    ' monótono' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    monótona
    English:
    drab
    - featureless
    - monotonous
    - soul-destroying
    - tediously
    - dreary
    - flat
    - grind
    - humdrum
    * * *
    monótono, -a adj
    monotonous
    * * *
    adj monotonous
    * * *
    monótono, -na adj
    : monotonous
    * * *
    monótono adj monotonous / drab [comp. drabber; superl. drabbest] / dreary [comp. drearier; superl. dreariest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > monótono

  • 6 pesadamente

    adv.
    1 heavily, weightily, ponderously, cumbrously.
    2 sorrowfully, grievously.
    3 slowly (lentamente), tardily, lazily.
    * * *
    1 sluggishly, heavily
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=con mucho peso) heavily
    2) (=lentamente) slowly, sluggishly
    3) (=de manera aburrida) boringly, tediously
    * * *
    a) < caer> heavily
    b) <caminar/moverse> slowly, heavily
    * * *
    = tediously, ponderously, boringly.
    Ex. Bibliographers, like other scholars, have to be able to think logically, to judge critically, and to persevere in tediously repetitive tasks.
    Ex. However, his use of a remorselessly chronological approach yields a narrative that is often bitty, sometimes ponderously plodding.
    Ex. Everything that happens in the couple's tiny, shrunken, enclosed world is addictive, unglamorous, and boringly awful.
    ----
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * * *
    a) < caer> heavily
    b) <caminar/moverse> slowly, heavily
    * * *
    = tediously, ponderously, boringly.

    Ex: Bibliographers, like other scholars, have to be able to think logically, to judge critically, and to persevere in tediously repetitive tasks.

    Ex: However, his use of a remorselessly chronological approach yields a narrative that is often bitty, sometimes ponderously plodding.
    Ex: Everything that happens in the couple's tiny, shrunken, enclosed world is addictive, unglamorous, and boringly awful.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.

    * * *
    1 ‹caer› heavily
    se dejó caer pesadamente en el sillón he flopped into the armchair, he dropped heavily into the armchair
    2 ‹caminar/moverse› slowly, heavily
    * * *
    1. [con gran peso] heavily;
    dejó caer el puño pesadamente sobre la mesa he brought his fist down heavily on the table
    2. [dificultosamente] heavily;
    respirar pesadamente to breathe heavily o with difficulty
    * * *
    adv heavily
    * * *
    1) : heavily
    2) : slowly, clumsily

    Spanish-English dictionary > pesadamente

  • 7 pesado2

    2 = onerous, ponderous, tedious, tiresome, weighty, bore, drab, stodgy, wearisome, weary [wearier -comp., weariest -sup.], wearying, importunate, leaden, nuisance, pushy [pushier -comp., pushiest -sup.], pest.
    Ex. Sub-arrangement under an entry term can alleviate the onerous task of scanning long lists of entries under the same keyword.
    Ex. Some SLIS are seriously affected by ponderous administrative procedures imposed upon them.
    Ex. In other places too many references could make for a very tedious search.
    Ex. Some of their drawbacks make regular use rather tiresome.
    Ex. AACR1 is a weighty code, not because it contains extensive enumeration, but rather because of its comprehensive coverage.
    Ex. It is when speakers have no feeling for pause that their speech seems to burble on without any arresting quality; the club bore is a burbler: he has not learnt the eloquence of silence.
    Ex. Have reading foisted on you as a duty, a task to be put up with, from which you expect no delight, and it can appear a drab business gladly to be given up.
    Ex. One could easily prefer the convenience of the stodgy single-volume work.
    Ex. The earliest binding machines replaced the wearisome hand-beating of the sheets in order to fold them.
    Ex. Humanity is returning to the downsized, reengineered, total quality management weary business world.
    Ex. A new wave of books dealing frankly with such concerns as sex, alcoholism and broken homes was seen as a breakthrough, but plots and styles have begun to show a wearying sameness.
    Ex. She concludes that this problem probes the importunate boundaries separating man from beast and the natural from the monstrous.
    Ex. Many of the revisions they suggest exacerbate the leaden, plethoric style that comes naturally to lawyers.
    Ex. However, delays in the generation of centralised records can be a considerable nuisance.
    Ex. Parents can help the development of a child prodigy in an infinite number of ways, ranging from the attentive but not too pushy to the downright obsessive.
    Ex. Library users fall into 4 groups: (1) patrons, who are considerate, grateful and undemanding; (2) 'pests' -- the inconsiderate; (3) 'pirates' who steal, deface and mutilate library property and materials; (4) 'vampires' whose enquiries make excessive demands upon the librarian's time.
    ----
    * broma pesada = practical joke.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously, ponderously, boringly.
    * hacer (todo) el trabajo pesado = do (all) + the donkey work.
    * lento y pesado = plodding.
    * pesados, los = nuisance, the.
    * ser un pesado = be a pest, be a pain the neck, be a pain in the ass, be a pain in the arse, be a pain in the backside, be a pain in the proverbials.
    * trabajo pesado = donkey work.
    * viejo pesado = old fart.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pesado2

  • 8 tediosamente

    adv.
    tediously.
    * * *
    = tediously, boringly.
    Ex. Bibliographers, like other scholars, have to be able to think logically, to judge critically, and to persevere in tediously repetitive tasks.
    Ex. Everything that happens in the couple's tiny, shrunken, enclosed world is addictive, unglamorous, and boringly awful.
    * * *
    = tediously, boringly.

    Ex: Bibliographers, like other scholars, have to be able to think logically, to judge critically, and to persevere in tediously repetitive tasks.

    Ex: Everything that happens in the couple's tiny, shrunken, enclosed world is addictive, unglamorous, and boringly awful.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tediosamente

  • 9 cansadamente

    adv.
    1 importunely, troublesomely.
    2 wearily, in a tired way.
    * * *
    1 wearily
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=fatigadamente) wearily, in a tired way
    2) (=de forma aburrida) tediously, boringly
    * * *
    adverbio ( con cansancio) wearily; ( con pesadez) tiresomely
    * * *
    adverbio ( con cansancio) wearily; ( con pesadez) tiresomely
    * * *
    1 (con cansancio) wearily
    2 (con pesadez) tiresomely

    Spanish-English dictionary > cansadamente

  • 10 pesado

    adj.
    1 heavy, weighty.
    2 sluggish, heavy.
    3 boring, pestiferous, tiresome, pestilent.
    4 snobby, pretentious.
    f. & m.
    snob, nuisance, bore.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: pesar.
    * * *
    1→ link=pesar pesar
    1 (gen) heavy
    2 (molesto) tiresome; (aburrido) boring
    3 (trabajoso) tough, hard
    4 (sueño) deep
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (persona) bore, pain
    \
    ponerse pesado,-a to get boring, be a pain
    * * *
    1. (f. - pesada)
    noun
    bore, pest
    2. (f. - pesada)
    adj.
    * * *
    pesado, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) [paquete, comida] heavy
    2) (=lento) [persona] slow, sluggish; [mecanismo] stiff
    3) (Meteo) heavy, sultry
    4) [sueño] deep, heavy
    5) (Med) heavy

    tener el estómago pesado — to feel bloated, feel full up

    6) [tarea] (=difícil) tough, hard; (=aburrido) tedious, boring; (=molesto) annoying; [lectura] heavy, stodgy

    ese me cae pesado Caribe, Méx * that chap gets on my nerves *

    es pesado tener que... — it's such a bore having to...

    ¡no seas pesado! — stop being such a pain!

    2. SM / F
    1) (=aburrido) bore
    2) Caribe * (=pez gordo) big shot *
    3.
    SM (=acto) weighing
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <paquete/artillería/maquinaria> heavy
    b) < comida> heavy, stodgy (colloq); < estómago> bloated
    c) <atmósfera/tiempo> heavy, oppressive
    d) <ojos/cabeza> heavy

    tengo las piernas pesadasmy legs feel very heavy

    e) < sueño> deep
    2) (fam) (fastidioso, aburrido)
    a) <libro/película/trabajo> tedious
    b) < persona>

    qué pesado, nunca no me deja en paz! — he's such a pest, he never leaves me alone (colloq)

    no te pongas pesadodon't be so annoying o (colloq) such a pest!

    3) (Andes fam) ( antipático) unpleasant
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) (fam) ( latoso) pain (colloq), pest (colloq)
    b) (Andes fam) ( antipático) jerk (colloq)
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <paquete/artillería/maquinaria> heavy
    b) < comida> heavy, stodgy (colloq); < estómago> bloated
    c) <atmósfera/tiempo> heavy, oppressive
    d) <ojos/cabeza> heavy

    tengo las piernas pesadasmy legs feel very heavy

    e) < sueño> deep
    2) (fam) (fastidioso, aburrido)
    a) <libro/película/trabajo> tedious
    b) < persona>

    qué pesado, nunca no me deja en paz! — he's such a pest, he never leaves me alone (colloq)

    no te pongas pesadodon't be so annoying o (colloq) such a pest!

    3) (Andes fam) ( antipático) unpleasant
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) (fam) ( latoso) pain (colloq), pest (colloq)
    b) (Andes fam) ( antipático) jerk (colloq)
    * * *
    pesado1
    1 = heavy [heavier -comp., heaviest -sup.].

    Ex: The heap of wet sheets of paper was left to stand overnight under a heavy weight.

    * caminar con paso pesado = plod (along/through).
    * industria pesada = heavy industry.
    * maquinaria pesada = heavy machinery.
    * para trabajos pesados = heavy-duty.
    * peso pesado = big wheel, big shot, big noise, big wig, fat cat.
    * tráfico pesado = heavy traffic.
    * vehículo pesado = heavy vehicle.

    pesado2
    2 = onerous, ponderous, tedious, tiresome, weighty, bore, drab, stodgy, wearisome, weary [wearier -comp., weariest -sup.], wearying, importunate, leaden, nuisance, pushy [pushier -comp., pushiest -sup.], pest.

    Ex: Sub-arrangement under an entry term can alleviate the onerous task of scanning long lists of entries under the same keyword.

    Ex: Some SLIS are seriously affected by ponderous administrative procedures imposed upon them.
    Ex: In other places too many references could make for a very tedious search.
    Ex: Some of their drawbacks make regular use rather tiresome.
    Ex: AACR1 is a weighty code, not because it contains extensive enumeration, but rather because of its comprehensive coverage.
    Ex: It is when speakers have no feeling for pause that their speech seems to burble on without any arresting quality; the club bore is a burbler: he has not learnt the eloquence of silence.
    Ex: Have reading foisted on you as a duty, a task to be put up with, from which you expect no delight, and it can appear a drab business gladly to be given up.
    Ex: One could easily prefer the convenience of the stodgy single-volume work.
    Ex: The earliest binding machines replaced the wearisome hand-beating of the sheets in order to fold them.
    Ex: Humanity is returning to the downsized, reengineered, total quality management weary business world.
    Ex: A new wave of books dealing frankly with such concerns as sex, alcoholism and broken homes was seen as a breakthrough, but plots and styles have begun to show a wearying sameness.
    Ex: She concludes that this problem probes the importunate boundaries separating man from beast and the natural from the monstrous.
    Ex: Many of the revisions they suggest exacerbate the leaden, plethoric style that comes naturally to lawyers.
    Ex: However, delays in the generation of centralised records can be a considerable nuisance.
    Ex: Parents can help the development of a child prodigy in an infinite number of ways, ranging from the attentive but not too pushy to the downright obsessive.
    Ex: Library users fall into 4 groups: (1) patrons, who are considerate, grateful and undemanding; (2) 'pests' -- the inconsiderate; (3) 'pirates' who steal, deface and mutilate library property and materials; (4) 'vampires' whose enquiries make excessive demands upon the librarian's time.
    * broma pesada = practical joke.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously, ponderously, boringly.
    * hacer (todo) el trabajo pesado = do (all) + the donkey work.
    * lento y pesado = plodding.
    * pesados, los = nuisance, the.
    * ser un pesado = be a pest, be a pain the neck, be a pain in the ass, be a pain in the arse, be a pain in the backside, be a pain in the proverbials.
    * trabajo pesado = donkey work.
    * viejo pesado = old fart.

    * * *
    pesado1 -da
    A
    1 ‹paquete/maleta› heavy; ‹artillería/maquinaria› heavy
    2 ‹comida› heavy, stodgy ( colloq); ‹estómago› bloated
    me siento pesado después de haber comido tanto I feel bloated after all that food
    3 ‹atmósfera/tiempo› heavy, oppressive, sultry
    4 ‹ojos/cabeza› heavy
    tengo las piernas pesadas my legs feel very heavy o like lead
    5 ‹sueño› deep
    B
    1 ( fam) (fastidioso, aburrido) ‹libro/película/conferencia› tedious
    ¡qué pesado es! he's such a pain in the neck! ( colloq)
    ¡qué pesado, no me deja en paz ni un minuto! what a pest, he won't leave me alone for a minute ( colloq)
    los niños están muy pesados the children are being really annoying o ( colloq) being real pests
    no te pongas pesado don't be so annoying o ( colloq) such a pest!, quit bugging me! ( AmE colloq)
    ser más pesado que el plomo ( fam); to be a pain (in the neck) ( colloq)
    2 ( fam) ‹tarea/trabajo› (monótono) tedious
    C ( Andes fam) (antipático) unpleasant
    ¡qué tipo tan pesado! what a jerk! ( colloq)
    pesado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    A ( fam) (molesto, latoso) pain ( colloq), pest ( colloq)
    eres un pesado, deja ya de molestar you're such a pain in the neck, stop annoying me ( colloq)
    C
    ( Col fam) (mandamás): quiero hablar con el pesado I want to speak to the top man o the boss ( colloq)
    es uno de los pesados he's one of the bigwigs o the top men ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo pesar: ( conjugate pesar)

    pesado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    pesado    
    pesar
    pesado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1 ( en general) heavy;
    estómago bloated;
    sueño deep
    2
    a) (fam) (fastidioso, aburrido) ‹libro/película tedious;

    persona›:
    ¡qué pesado es! he's such a pain in the neck! (colloq);

    no te pongas pesado don't be so annoying o (colloq) such a pest!
    b) (AmL) (difícil, duro) ‹trabajo/tarea heavy, hard

    3 (Andes fam) ( antipático) unpleasant;
    ¡qué tipo tan pesado! what a jerk! (colloq)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) (fam) ( latoso) pain (colloq), pest (colloq)

    b) (Andes fam) ( antipático) jerk (colloq)

    pesar 1 sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) (pena, tristeza) sorrow;

    a pesado mío or muy a mi pesado much to my regret

    2

    a pesado de todo in spite of o despite everything;
    a pesar de que even though
    pesar 2 ( conjugate pesar) verbo intransitivo
    1 [paquete/maleta] to be heavy;

    no me pesa it's not heavy
    2 ( causar arrepentimiento) (+ me/te/le etc):

    me pesa haberlo ofendido I'm very sorry I offended him
    3

    pese a que even though;
    mal que me/le pese whether I like/he likes it or not
    verbo transitivo
    a)niño/maleta to weigh;

    manzanas to weigh (out)


    pesarse verbo pronominal ( refl) to weigh oneself
    pesado,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (un objeto) heavy
    2 (sueño) deep, heavy
    3 (trabajo) hard
    4 (viaje) tiring
    5 (aburrido, molesto) boring, tedious, dull
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino pain, pest
    pesar
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 (tener peso físico) to weigh: esa carne pesa dos kilos, that meat weighs two kilos
    2 (tener peso psíquico) to have influence: sus opiniones aún pesan en el grupo, his opinions still carry weight in the group
    3 (causar arrepentimiento, dolor) to grieve: me pesa no haber ido con vosotros, I regret not having gone with you
    II vtr (determinar un peso) to weigh
    III sustantivo masculino
    1 (pena, pesadumbre) sorrow, grief
    2 (remordimiento) regret
    ♦ Locuciones: a pesar de, in spite of
    a pesar de que, although ➣ Ver nota en aunque
    ' pesado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aliviar
    - cargar
    - demasiada
    - demasiado
    - engorrosa
    - engorroso
    - leve
    - más
    - pesada
    - petardo
    - plomo
    - sueño
    - tostón
    - atorrante
    - chinche
    - hacer
    - latoso
    - machacón
    - muerto
    - peso
    - rock
    English:
    aggravating
    - awkward
    - bore
    - boring
    - bothersome
    - cumbersome
    - drag
    - dreary
    - going
    - grind
    - heavy
    - heavyweight
    - hefty
    - laboured
    - leaden
    - lengthy
    - lug
    - neck
    - nuisance
    - objectionable
    - pain
    - pest
    - plod
    - sleeper
    - stodgy
    - tiresome
    - trying
    - weighty
    - annoying
    - close
    - HGV
    - muggy
    - onerous
    - pall
    - ponderous
    - top
    - unwieldy
    - weight
    * * *
    pesado, -a
    adj
    1. [que pesa] heavy
    2. [industria, maquinaria] heavy
    3. [tiempo, día] oppressive;
    el día está pesado it's very close today
    4. [comida] heavy, stodgy
    5. [ojos, cabeza] heavy;
    6. [sueño] deep
    7. [lento] slow-moving;
    un hombre de andares pesados a man with a ponderous gait
    8. [tarea, trabajo] difficult, tough
    9. [aburrido] boring
    10. [molesto] annoying, tiresome;
    ¡qué pesada eres! you're so annoying!;
    ponerse pesado to be a pain;
    Fam
    ¡eres más pesado que una vaca en brazos! you're such a pain in the neck!
    nm,f
    bore, pain
    * * *
    I adj
    1 objeto heavy
    2 libro, clase etc tedious, boring
    3 trabajo tough fam, difficult
    II m, pesada f bore;
    ¡qué pesado es! fam he’s a real pain fam
    * * *
    pesado, -da adj
    1) : heavy
    2) : slow
    3) : irritating, annoying
    4) : tedious, boring
    5) : tough, difficult
    pesado, -da n, fam : bore, pest
    * * *
    pesado1 adj
    1. (en general) heavy [comp. heavier; superl. heaviest]
    2. (aburrido) boring
    pesado2 n pain
    ¡qué pesado eres! what a pain you are!

    Spanish-English dictionary > pesado

  • 11 aburridamente

    adv.
    1 wearily, in a boring manner.
    2 boringly, tediously.
    * * *
    ADV in a boring manner, boringly

    Spanish-English dictionary > aburridamente

  • 12 prolijamente

    adv.
    1 prolixly, tediously.
    2 long-windedly.
    * * *
    ADV (=interminablemente) long-windedly; (=con pesadez) tediously; (=con minuciosidad) with an excess of detail
    * * *
    ( RPl) tidily
    * * *
    1. [a fondo] exhaustively
    2. RP [con pulcritud] tidily, neatly

    Spanish-English dictionary > prolijamente

  • 13 aburrido

    • bore
    • bored
    • drear
    • irksome
    • teddy bear
    • tediously
    • tired
    • tiresome
    • unentertaining
    • unexciting
    • uninteresting
    • wearing apparel
    • wearisomely

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > aburrido

  • 14 aburridor

    • teddy bear
    • tediously
    • tiresome

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > aburridor

  • 15 aburrimiento

    • boredom
    • ennui
    • tedious
    • tediously
    • tedium
    • tee

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > aburrimiento

  • 16 fastidioso

    • annoying
    • bothersome
    • fastidious
    • fussy
    • galling
    • irksome
    • irritating
    • nag
    • nagging person
    • nettle rash
    • network
    • peseta
    • pesky as a fly
    • plaguey
    • plaguy
    • teddy bear
    • tediously
    • tiresome
    • trying
    • vexatious
    • vexing

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > fastidioso

  • 17 hastío

    • aversion
    • boredom
    • distaste
    • repugnance
    • tediously
    • tee

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > hastío

  • 18 largo y aburrido

    • long-drawn
    • teddy bear
    • tediously

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > largo y aburrido

  • 19 monótono

    • monotonous
    • repetitive
    • sing-song
    • teddy bear
    • tediously
    • unchanging

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > monótono

  • 20 predicar tediosa y didácticamente

    • preach tediously and didactically
    • preachify

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > predicar tediosa y didácticamente

См. также в других словарях:

  • tediously — tedious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ too long, slow, or dull. DERIVATIVES tediously adverb tediousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin taedium tedium , from taedere be weary of …   English terms dictionary

  • tediously — adverb in a tedious manner boringly slow work he plodded tediously forward • Syn: ↑boringly, ↑tiresomely • Derived from adjective: ↑tiresome (for: ↑tiresomel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tediously — Tedious Te di*ous, a. [L. taediosus, fr. taedium. See {Tedium}.] Involving tedium; tiresome from continuance, prolixity, slowness, or the like; wearisome. {Te di*ous*ly}, adv. {Te di*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] I see a man s life is a tedious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tediously — adverb see tedious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tediously — See tedious. * * * …   Universalium

  • tediously — adverb In a tedious or wearisome manner …   Wiktionary

  • tediously — adv. in an exhausting manner, in a boring manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tediously — te·di·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • tediously — See: tedious …   English dictionary

  • tedious — tediously, adv. tediousness, n. /tee dee euhs, tee jeuhs/, adj. 1. marked by tedium; long and tiresome: tedious tasks; a tedious journey. 2. wordy so as to cause weariness or boredom, as a speaker or writer; prolix. [1375 1425; late ME < ML… …   Universalium

  • donkey work — tediously repetitive work; drudgery, hard work …   English contemporary dictionary

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