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  • 1 X

    f.
    x, letter x.
    * * *
    ['ekis]
    SF (=letra) X, x
    * * *
    x femenino (read as ['ekis]) the letter X, x
    * * *
    ----
    * cromosoma X = x chromosome.
    * rayo X = X ray.
    * * *
    x femenino (read as ['ekis]) the letter X, x
    * * *
    * cromosoma X = x chromosome.
    * rayo X = X ray.
    * * *
    X, x
    ( read as /ˈekis/)
    * * *

    X,
    x sustantivo femenino (read as /'ekis/) the letter X, x

    X, x f (letra) X, x

    'x' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    eje
    - multiplicarse
    - ósea
    - óseo
    - radiar
    - radiografía
    - rayo
    - sala
    - votar
    - X
    - equis
    - igual
    - todoterreno
    English:
    attention
    - cross
    - legal-size
    - letter-size
    - lie
    - notebook
    - pit
    - X
    - X-film
    - X-ray
    - X-ray therapy
    - fool
    - four
    - nouveau riche
    - trousseau
    - X-rated
    * * *
    X (abrev de miércoles)
    W, Wed
    X, x ['ekis]
    nf
    1. [letra] X, x
    2. Cine
    película X X-rated movie;
    sala X = cinema that shows porn movies
    nmf
    * * *
    x nf
    : twenty-fifth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > X

  • 2 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
    ----
    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * 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.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * 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.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

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    a
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 3 acusar1

    1 = accuse, make + accusation, charge, litigate, face + charges, arraign, indict, denounce, recreminate, reprove, reproach, single out, single out for + criticism, point + (a/the) finger(s) at.
    Ex. He accused her of lying when they said she was at the movies when she had called in sick.
    Ex. From time to time the accusation is made that libraries are run for the convenience of the staff.
    Ex. In June '90, DIALOG Information services filed an antitrust suit against the American Chemical Society (ACS) charging that the Society had damaged the company.
    Ex. The resources provided are to assist the personal injury attorneys litigating medical malpractice claims.
    Ex. This article consider some hypothetical situations in which information providers might face charges of negligence.
    Ex. 25.5 percent of the 247 juveniles arraigned in 3 months alone in 1989 had handicapping conditions.
    Ex. Another problem with the statistical analysis used to indict this and similar schools was the sample.
    Ex. Some of the rules were imposed on Panizzi by the Trustees of the British Museum, and Panizzi could only join his critics in denouncing those rules, such as the rules for entry of anonymous publications.
    Ex. Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote: 'Experience informs us that the first defense of weak minds is to recriminate'.
    Ex. The person reproving his friend must understand that before he can reprove someone else, he must first reprove himself.
    Ex. The Governor, it is learnt, sternly reproached the party for putting the public to inconvenience for the last two days.
    Ex. Conference proceedings are singled out for special attention because they are an important category of material in relation to abstracting and indexing publications.
    Ex. Though what exactly constitutes moral decay is debatable, one group traditionally has been singled out for criticism, namely young people.
    Ex. It is easy to point the fingers at the refs.
    ----
    * acusar a Alguien = confront + Alguien + with accusation.
    * acusar de = lambast [lambaste], make + Nombre + out to be.
    * ser acusado de delito criminal = face + criminal charge.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acusar1

  • 4 anotar

    v.
    1 to note down, to make a note of (to write).
    2 to score.
    Ella anota al final del juego She scores at the end of the game.
    Ella anota diez puntos del juego She scores ten points of the game.
    3 to schedule, to pencil in.
    4 to enroll.
    La maestra anotó al alumno The teacher enrolled the student.
    5 to annotate, to footnote, to explicate, to gloss.
    Ella anotó los puntos principales She annotated the main points.
    * * *
    1 (acotar) to annotate, add notes to
    2 (apuntar) to take down, jot down, make a note of
    * * *
    verb
    1) to note down, write down
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=apuntar)
    a) [en cuaderno] to make a note of, note down; [en lista, tabla] to enter, record

    anota la cifra totalmake a note of o note down the total figure

    b) (Estadística) [+ velocidad, tiempo] to log
    2) esp Cono Sur (=inscribir) enrol, enroll (EEUU)

    ¿me anotaron en el registro? — have you written me down in the register?

    3) (Literat) [+ texto, libro] to annotate
    4) (Dep) [+ punto] to score
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tomar nota de) <dirección/nombre> to make a note of
    b) < texto> to annotate
    c) (RPl) ( en curso) to enroll*; (para excursión, actividad) to put... down
    2) (AmL) <gol/tanto> to score
    2.
    anotar vi (AmL) to score
    3.
    anotarse v pron
    1) (AmL) <gol/tanto> to score
    * * *
    = note, log, jot down, record, take down, annotate, mark + Nombre + down as, mark + Nombre + up.
    Ex. Sometimes the number of tickets issued is noted on the form.
    Ex. In order to understand this programme, it will help to imagine a librarian at a university who diligently logs every slide that is taken from the library for lectures.
    Ex. Find some scrap paper and jot down the subject areas taught in schools.
    Ex. Editors and compilers of editions of works are recorded together with the edition statement in the edition area = En en área de edición se incluyen los editores y compiladores de las ediciones de trabajos junto con la mención de edición.
    Ex. All technical processes that take place before, during and directly after the flight are taken down automatically by the flight recorder in the cockpit.
    Ex. Once users have loaded data, other users may add comments, or annotate other users' data.
    Ex. One look convinced the employer that she was unsuited for the work, and he marked her down as unsuitable.
    Ex. If you fax your document, please include a return address -- we will edit and mark it up by hand and return it to you by post.
    ----
    * anotar en la agenda = diarise [diarize, -USA].
    * encargado de anotar los tantos = scorer.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tomar nota de) <dirección/nombre> to make a note of
    b) < texto> to annotate
    c) (RPl) ( en curso) to enroll*; (para excursión, actividad) to put... down
    2) (AmL) <gol/tanto> to score
    2.
    anotar vi (AmL) to score
    3.
    anotarse v pron
    1) (AmL) <gol/tanto> to score
    * * *
    = note, log, jot down, record, take down, annotate, mark + Nombre + down as, mark + Nombre + up.

    Ex: Sometimes the number of tickets issued is noted on the form.

    Ex: In order to understand this programme, it will help to imagine a librarian at a university who diligently logs every slide that is taken from the library for lectures.
    Ex: Find some scrap paper and jot down the subject areas taught in schools.
    Ex: Editors and compilers of editions of works are recorded together with the edition statement in the edition area = En en área de edición se incluyen los editores y compiladores de las ediciones de trabajos junto con la mención de edición.
    Ex: All technical processes that take place before, during and directly after the flight are taken down automatically by the flight recorder in the cockpit.
    Ex: Once users have loaded data, other users may add comments, or annotate other users' data.
    Ex: One look convinced the employer that she was unsuited for the work, and he marked her down as unsuitable.
    Ex: If you fax your document, please include a return address -- we will edit and mark it up by hand and return it to you by post.
    * anotar en la agenda = diarise [diarize, -USA].
    * encargado de anotar los tantos = scorer.

    * * *
    anotar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (tomar nota de) ‹dirección/nombre› to make a note of
    anota mi número de teléfono make a note of my phone number
    ya he anotado lo que tengo que comprar I've noted down o jotted down o made a note of what I have to buy
    asegúrate de anotar todos los detalles make sure you take down o make a note of all the details
    2 ‹texto› to annotate
    3 ( RPl) (en un curso) to enroll*, put … down; (para una excursión, actividad) to put … down
    anotó a su hija en la clase de baile she enrolled her daughter o put her daughter down for the dance class
    anótenme para el partido del sábado put me down for Saturday's game
    B ‹gol/tanto› to score
    ■ anotar
    vi
    to score
    A ( AmL) ‹tanto› to score
    B ( RPl) (para una excursión, actividad) to put one's name down, sign up; (en un curso) to enroll*
    nos vamos a bailar ¿te anotás? we're going dancing, do you want to come along? o ( BrE) do you fancy coming?
    estábamos pensando ir al cine — ¡(yo) me anoto! ( fam); we were thinking of going to the movies — you can count me in o I'll come!
    anotarse EN algo:
    me anoté en la clase de ruso I enrolled o signed up for the Russian class
    ¿ya te anotaste en el curso? have you enrolled on o signed up for the course yet?
    me anoté para ir a la excursión I put my name down o put myself down o signed up for the trip
    * * *

     

    anotar ( conjugate anotar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) ( tomar nota de) ‹dirección/nombre to make a note of

    b) texto to annotate

    c) (RPl) See Also→ apuntar verbo transitivo 1 b

    2 (AmL) ‹gol/tanto to score
    anotarse verbo pronominal
    1 (AmL) ‹gol/tanto to score
    2 (RPl) ( inscribirse) See Also→ apuntarse 1a
    anotar verbo transitivo
    1 (escribir una nota) to take down, make a note of
    2 (glosar un texto) to annotate
    ' anotar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acotar
    - escribir
    - registro
    English:
    debit
    - enter
    - notch up
    - put down
    - write down
    - get
    - jot
    - log
    - make
    - note
    - put
    - record
    - score
    - scribble
    - take
    - write
    * * *
    vt
    1. [escribir] to note down, to make a note of;
    anotó la dirección en su agenda she noted down o made a note of the address in her diary
    2. [libro] to annotate;
    anotó una edición de “La Celestina” she provided the notes for an edition of “La Celestina”
    3. Dep to score
    * * *
    v/t note down
    * * *
    anotar vt
    1) : to annotate
    2) apuntar, escribir: to write down, to jot down
    3) : to score (in sports)
    anotar vi
    : to score
    * * *
    anotar vb
    1. (escribir) to make a note of / to note down
    2. (marcar) to score

    Spanish-English dictionary > anotar

  • 5 aparecer

    v.
    1 to appear (ante la vista).
    su número de teléfono no aparece en la guía her phone number isn't (listed) in the phone book
    Ricardo aparece al final siempre Richard appears at the end always.
    2 to turn up (algo perdido).
    ¿ya ha aparecido el perro? has the dog been found yet?
    3 to appear (person).
    4 to appear to, to appear in front of.
    Se me apareció una persona A person appeared to me.
    Me apareció un fantasma A ghost appeared to me.
    5 to encounter.
    Se nos apareció un problema We encountered a problem.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ AGRADECER], like link=agradecer agradecer
    1 to appear
    2 (dejarse ver) to show up, turn up
    3 (en el mercado) to come out (en, onto)
    1 to appear
    * * *
    verb
    1) to appear, turn up
    * * *
    1. VI
    1) (=presentarse) to appear, turn up *

    apareció en casa sin avisarhe appeared o turned up * at the house without warning

    2) [algo oculto] to appear, turn up *
    3) [algo perdido] to reappear, turn up *
    4) (=surgir) to appear
    5) (=editarse) [libro, disco] to come out
    6) (=figurar) [dato, nombre] to appear

    mi nombre no aparece en el censo electoral — my name does not appear on the electoral register, my name is not on the electoral register

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) síntoma/mancha to appear
    b) objeto perdido to turn up
    c) ( en documento) to appear
    d) revista to come out; libro to come out, be published
    a) (fam) ( llegar) to appear, turn up
    b) (fam) ( dejarse ver) to appear, show up (colloq)
    c) (en película, televisión) to appear
    3) (liter) ( parecer) to seem
    2.
    aparecerse v pron
    a) fantasma/aparición
    b) (AmL fam) persona to turn up

    no te vuelvas a aparecer por aquí!don't you dare show your face round here again!

    * * *
    = appear, become + available, come into + being, feature, give, occur, rise, pop up, show up, come into + existence, burgeon, surface, dawn, come through, come up, come with, come on the + scene, set in, crop up.
    Ex. The statement of authorship is also transcribed and it appears in the work.
    Ex. Mini and micro computers will become cheaper and information retrieval software will become available in more financially attractive, user friendly and tried and tested packages.
    Ex. I think it would be useful to take just a few minutes to talk about how our institutions come into being.
    Ex. If a corporate body is deemed to have some intellectual responsibility for the content of a work, then the name of that body will usually feature as a heading on either a main or added entry.
    Ex. An abstract of a bibliography can be expected to note whether author affiliations are given = Es de esperar que el resumen de una bibliografía indique si se incluyen los lugares de trabajo de los autores.
    Ex. In DOBIS/LIBIS, this occurs only when entering multiple surnames.
    Ex. The public library has two choices: to follow the dodo or to rise again like the phoenix.
    Ex. It can pop up in one form one week and in another form another week.
    Ex. Problems of community service seem to show up more clearly in the countryside.
    Ex. Some university libraries have been built up over the centuries; others have come into existence over the last 40 years.
    Ex. The other principal omission from UNESCO's 1950 listing was report literature -- a field of published record which has burgeoned in the last thirty years = La otra omisión principal de la lista de 1950 de la UNESCO fueron los informes, un área que se ha desarrollado en los últimos treinta años.
    Ex. Power struggles are surfacing at major academic institutions across the USA.
    Ex. However, because of the long duration of feudal society, modern civilization, including modern libraries, dawned in China later than in the industrialized Western countries.
    Ex. More sophisticated accreditation systems are coming through, but these are currently relatively little used in these areas, and are more common in ecommerce applications.
    Ex. She outlined the tasks she had been assigned and mentioned that if any emergencies came up she was the person to bring them to.
    Ex. The problem comes with ideographic languages.
    Ex. This is the first CD price cut since the media format came on the scene in the 1980's.
    Ex. Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex. Although same problems with software applications, hardware and user training programmes had cropped up periodically, on balance, users are reasonably pleased with their acquisitions.
    ----
    * aparece frecuentemente en = in evidence in.
    * aparecer amenazadoramente = rear + its head.
    * aparecer aquí y allá en = intersperse.
    * aparecer en abundancia = come out of + the woodwork.
    * aparecer en escena = hit + the scene.
    * aparecer en gran número = pour (in/into).
    * aparecer en la lejanía = loom.
    * aparecer impreso = appear + in print.
    * aparecer juntos = stand + together.
    * aparecer por primera vez = premiere.
    * aparecer por sí solo = stand on + Posesivo + own.
    * aparecer repentinamente = spring up.
    * aparecerse la virgen = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet, strike + lucky, strike + gold, hit + the jackpot.
    * aparecer solo = stand + alone.
    * aparecer tarde = be a late arrival on the scene, be late on the scene.
    * aparecer y desaparecer = come and go.
    * hacer aparecer = cause + display of.
    * idea + aparecer = idea + surface.
    * los otros con los que aparece(n) = neighbours [neighbors, -USA].
    * no aparecer = be not included.
    * principio de archívese según aparece = file-as-is principle.
    * que no aparece en primer lugar = nonfirst [non-first].
    * sistema en el que el documento aparece representado en un único lugar del ín = one-place system.
    * tal y como aparece = as it/they stand(s).
    * volver a aparecer = resurface.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) síntoma/mancha to appear
    b) objeto perdido to turn up
    c) ( en documento) to appear
    d) revista to come out; libro to come out, be published
    a) (fam) ( llegar) to appear, turn up
    b) (fam) ( dejarse ver) to appear, show up (colloq)
    c) (en película, televisión) to appear
    3) (liter) ( parecer) to seem
    2.
    aparecerse v pron
    a) fantasma/aparición
    b) (AmL fam) persona to turn up

    no te vuelvas a aparecer por aquí!don't you dare show your face round here again!

    * * *
    = appear, become + available, come into + being, feature, give, occur, rise, pop up, show up, come into + existence, burgeon, surface, dawn, come through, come up, come with, come on the + scene, set in, crop up.

    Ex: The statement of authorship is also transcribed and it appears in the work.

    Ex: Mini and micro computers will become cheaper and information retrieval software will become available in more financially attractive, user friendly and tried and tested packages.
    Ex: I think it would be useful to take just a few minutes to talk about how our institutions come into being.
    Ex: If a corporate body is deemed to have some intellectual responsibility for the content of a work, then the name of that body will usually feature as a heading on either a main or added entry.
    Ex: An abstract of a bibliography can be expected to note whether author affiliations are given = Es de esperar que el resumen de una bibliografía indique si se incluyen los lugares de trabajo de los autores.
    Ex: In DOBIS/LIBIS, this occurs only when entering multiple surnames.
    Ex: The public library has two choices: to follow the dodo or to rise again like the phoenix.
    Ex: It can pop up in one form one week and in another form another week.
    Ex: Problems of community service seem to show up more clearly in the countryside.
    Ex: Some university libraries have been built up over the centuries; others have come into existence over the last 40 years.
    Ex: The other principal omission from UNESCO's 1950 listing was report literature -- a field of published record which has burgeoned in the last thirty years = La otra omisión principal de la lista de 1950 de la UNESCO fueron los informes, un área que se ha desarrollado en los últimos treinta años.
    Ex: Power struggles are surfacing at major academic institutions across the USA.
    Ex: However, because of the long duration of feudal society, modern civilization, including modern libraries, dawned in China later than in the industrialized Western countries.
    Ex: More sophisticated accreditation systems are coming through, but these are currently relatively little used in these areas, and are more common in ecommerce applications.
    Ex: She outlined the tasks she had been assigned and mentioned that if any emergencies came up she was the person to bring them to.
    Ex: The problem comes with ideographic languages.
    Ex: This is the first CD price cut since the media format came on the scene in the 1980's.
    Ex: Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex: Although same problems with software applications, hardware and user training programmes had cropped up periodically, on balance, users are reasonably pleased with their acquisitions.
    * aparece frecuentemente en = in evidence in.
    * aparecer amenazadoramente = rear + its head.
    * aparecer aquí y allá en = intersperse.
    * aparecer en abundancia = come out of + the woodwork.
    * aparecer en escena = hit + the scene.
    * aparecer en gran número = pour (in/into).
    * aparecer en la lejanía = loom.
    * aparecer impreso = appear + in print.
    * aparecer juntos = stand + together.
    * aparecer por primera vez = premiere.
    * aparecer por sí solo = stand on + Posesivo + own.
    * aparecer repentinamente = spring up.
    * aparecerse la virgen = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet, strike + lucky, strike + gold, hit + the jackpot.
    * aparecer solo = stand + alone.
    * aparecer tarde = be a late arrival on the scene, be late on the scene.
    * aparecer y desaparecer = come and go.
    * hacer aparecer = cause + display of.
    * idea + aparecer = idea + surface.
    * los otros con los que aparece(n) = neighbours [neighbors, -USA].
    * no aparecer = be not included.
    * principio de archívese según aparece = file-as-is principle.
    * que no aparece en primer lugar = nonfirst [non-first].
    * sistema en el que el documento aparece representado en un único lugar del ín = one-place system.
    * tal y como aparece = as it/they stand(s).
    * volver a aparecer = resurface.

    * * *
    aparecer [E3 ]
    vi
    A
    1 «síntoma/mancha» to appear
    los carteles han aparecido en diversos puntos de la ciudad the posters have appeared in various parts of the city
    los tesoros arqueológicos que han ido apareciendo durante la excavación the archaeological treasures which have appeared o turned up during the dig
    2 «objeto perdido» to turn up
    ¿aparecieron tus llaves? have your keys turned up yet?
    hizo aparecer un ramo de flores he produced a bouquet of flowers
    3 (en un documento) to appear
    mi nombre no aparece en la lista my name doesn't appear on the list, my name isn't on the list
    una cara que aparece mucho en las portadas de las revistas a face that often appears o features on the covers of magazines
    4 «revista» to come out; «libro» to come out, be published
    B «persona»
    1 ( fam) (llegar) to appear, turn up, show up
    2 ( fam) (dejarse ver) to appear, show up ( colloq)
    no ha vuelto a aparecer por aquí he hasn't shown his face round here again
    3 (en un espectáculo) «personaje/actor» to appear
    apareció en dos o tres películas he was in o he appeared in two or three movies
    C ( liter) (parecer) to seem
    todo aparecía como un sueño borroso it all seemed like a hazy dream
    el programa de explotación aparecía oscuro the operating program did not seem clear
    ■ aparecer
    vt
    ( Méx) to produce, make … appear
    1 «fantasma/aparición»: aparecerse A algn; to appear TO sb
    su padre se le apareció en sueños his father appeared to him in his dreams
    2 ( AmL fam) «persona» to turn up
    se apareció de vaqueros she turned up o showed up in jeans
    ¡y no te vuelvas a aparecer por aquí! and don't you dare show your face round here again!
    * * *

     

    aparecer ( conjugate aparecer) verbo intransitivo
    1
    a) [síntoma/mancha] to appear





    d) [revista/libro] to come out

    2 [ persona]
    a) (fam) ( llegar) to appear, turn up

    b) (fam) ( dejarse ver) to appear, show up (colloq)

    c) (en película, televisión) to appear

    aparecerse verbo pronominal
    a) [fantasma/aparición] aparecerse a algn to appear to sb

    b) (AmL fam) [ persona] to turn up;

    ¡no te vuelvas a aparecer por aquí! don't you dare show your face round here again!

    aparecer
    1 verbo intransitivo
    1 to appear: su nombre aparece en los títulos de crédito, his name is on the credits
    2 (acudir alguien, encontrar algo perdido) to turn up: apareció con su hija, he turned up with his daughter
    el pasaporte apareció un mes más tarde, the passport turned up a week later
    ' aparecer' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dejarse
    - sacar
    - salir
    - surgir
    - venir
    - amanecer
    - improviso
    English:
    alive
    - appear
    - arise
    - conjure
    - crop up
    - develop
    - listing
    - materialize
    - pop up
    - return
    - show
    - show up
    - sight
    - spring
    - surface
    - turn up
    - unaccounted
    - view
    - woodwork
    - emerge
    - mushroom
    - pop
    - reappear
    - roll
    - scene
    - turn
    - unaccounted for
    * * *
    vt
    Méx [presentar] to produce;
    inesperadamente Pedro apareció mis llaves Pedro quite unexpectedly produced my keys;
    el mago apareció un conejo de un sombrero the magician pulled a rabbit out of a hat
    vi
    1. [ante la vista] to appear;
    el sol apareció detrás de las murallas the sun appeared o came up from behind the city walls;
    aparecer de repente to appear from nowhere;
    el mago hizo aparecer un conejo de su chistera the magician pulled a rabbit out of his hat;
    su número de teléfono no aparece en la guía her phone number isn't (listed) in the phone book
    2. [publicación] to come out;
    la revista aparece los jueves the magazine comes out o is published on Thursdays
    3. [algo perdido] to turn up;
    ¿ya ha aparecido el perro? has the dog been found yet?;
    ha aparecido un cuadro inédito de Miró a previously unknown Miró painting has turned up o been discovered
    4. [persona] to appear;
    aparecer en público to appear in public;
    aparece en varias películas de Ford she appears in several of Ford's films;
    Fam
    aparecer por [lugar] to turn up at;
    Fam
    hace días que Antonio no aparece por el bar we haven't seen Antonio in the bar for days, it's several days since Antonio showed his face in the bar;
    Fam
    ¡a buenas horas apareces, ahora que ya hemos terminado! it's a bit late turning up now, we've already finished!;
    Fam
    ¡y no se te ocurra volver a aparecer por aquí! and don't let me see your face round here again!
    * * *
    v/i appear
    * * *
    aparecer {53} vi
    1) : to appear
    2) presentarse: to show up
    3) : to turn up, to be found
    * * *
    1. (en general) to appear
    2. (encontrarse) to turn up
    ¿ha aparecido tu cartera? has your wallet turned up?
    3. (figurar) to be
    4. (llegar) to show up [pt. showed; pp. shown]

    Spanish-English dictionary > aparecer

  • 6 aporrear

    v.
    1 to bang on (puerta).
    aporrear el piano to bang o plonk away on the piano
    2 to beat, to beat up, to club, to pound.
    El matón aporreó al chico The bully beat the boy.
    3 to beat on, to wham.
    4 to beat out, to plonk away at.
    Aporrea el piano todos los días He beat out the piano every day.
    * * *
    1 (persona) to beat, hit, thrash; (puerta) to bang on; (piano) to bang (away) on
    * * *
    verb
    to beat, club
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=pegar) to beat, club; (=dar una paliza a) to beat up
    2) [con el puño] to thump, pound
    3) LAm (=vencer) to beat, defeat
    4) (=acosar) to bother, pester
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <puerta/mesa> to bang o hammer on; (fam) < persona> to beat
    2.
    aporrearse v pron (Andes fam) to take a tumble (colloq)
    * * *
    = pound, club, pummel, knock + the living daylights out of, knock + the hell out out of, cosh, clobber, whack.
    Ex. A rotary machine invented in Holland in the late seventeenth century did not pound but minced the rags into pulp with revolving knives.
    Ex. At the time of his arrest he was beaten, kicked and clubbed in the head with the butt of a pistol, resulting in health problems which are not being properly treated in prison = En el momento de su arresto le habían golpeado, dado patadas y golpeado en la cabeza con la culata de una pistola, causándole problemas de salud que están siendo tratados adecuadadamente en la cárcel.
    Ex. During the German occupation, the Italian populace lived under the grip of fear as Allied bombardments pummeled towns.
    Ex. One after another, young pianists sat down and knocked the living daylights out of the piano.
    Ex. This is one of those movies that preaches nonviolence, even as the good guy is knocking the hell out of a few dozen dudes.
    Ex. An off-duty doorman was coshed over the head as he confronted a man smashing up his car outside a nightclub, a jury heard.
    Ex. Clobbering the rich with taxes doesn't help anyone.
    Ex. The assailants, he said, did not know 'if I was straight or gay, I just happened to pass by and got whacked on the head'.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <puerta/mesa> to bang o hammer on; (fam) < persona> to beat
    2.
    aporrearse v pron (Andes fam) to take a tumble (colloq)
    * * *
    = pound, club, pummel, knock + the living daylights out of, knock + the hell out out of, cosh, clobber, whack.

    Ex: A rotary machine invented in Holland in the late seventeenth century did not pound but minced the rags into pulp with revolving knives.

    Ex: At the time of his arrest he was beaten, kicked and clubbed in the head with the butt of a pistol, resulting in health problems which are not being properly treated in prison = En el momento de su arresto le habían golpeado, dado patadas y golpeado en la cabeza con la culata de una pistola, causándole problemas de salud que están siendo tratados adecuadadamente en la cárcel.
    Ex: During the German occupation, the Italian populace lived under the grip of fear as Allied bombardments pummeled towns.
    Ex: One after another, young pianists sat down and knocked the living daylights out of the piano.
    Ex: This is one of those movies that preaches nonviolence, even as the good guy is knocking the hell out of a few dozen dudes.
    Ex: An off-duty doorman was coshed over the head as he confronted a man smashing up his car outside a nightclub, a jury heard.
    Ex: Clobbering the rich with taxes doesn't help anyone.
    Ex: The assailants, he said, did not know 'if I was straight or gay, I just happened to pass by and got whacked on the head'.

    * * *
    aporrear [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹puerta/mesa› to bang o hammer on; «piano» to bang on
    2 ( fam); ‹persona› to beat
    ( Andes fam) to take a tumble ( colloq), to come a cropper ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    aporrear ( conjugate aporrear) verbo transitivopuerta/mesa› to bang o hammer on;
    persona› (fam) to beat
    aporrear verbo transitivo (persona) to beat, hit
    (puerta) to bang on
    ' aporrear' also found in these entries:
    English:
    bludgeon
    - club
    - pound
    - whack
    * * *
    1. [puerta] to bang o hammer on;
    aporrear el piano to bang o Br plonk o US plunk away on the piano
    2. [persona] to beat;
    lo aporreó a puñetazos she beat him with her fists
    * * *
    v/t pound on
    * * *
    : to bang on, to beat, to bludgeon
    * * *
    aporrear vb to bang on / to hammer at

    Spanish-English dictionary > aporrear

  • 7 arenas movedizas

    f.pl.
    quicksand.
    * * *
    quicksand sing
    * * *
    (n.) = quicksand
    Ex. Countless movies depict quicksand as some kind of living creature that sucks its victims down into a bottomless pit, never to be heard.
    * * *
    (n.) = quicksand

    Ex: Countless movies depict quicksand as some kind of living creature that sucks its victims down into a bottomless pit, never to be heard.

    * * *
    quicksand sg

    Spanish-English dictionary > arenas movedizas

  • 8 arte

    f. & m.
    1 art.
    arte abstracto abstract art
    arte figurativo figurative art
    arte floral flower arranging
    bellas artes fine arts
    artes gráficas graphic arts
    artes interpretativas performing arts
    artes liberales liberal arts
    artes marciales martial arts
    (escuela de) artes y oficios = college for the study of arts and crafts
    artes plásticas visual arts
    arte pop pop art
    2 artistry.
    el arte de la la conversación the art of conversation
    3 artfulness, cunning (astucia).
    malas artes trickery
    4 artifice, craftiness, deceitful cleverness, foxiness.
    * * *
    1 art
    2 (habilidad) craft, skill
    3 (astucia) cunning
    4 (pesca) fishing gear
    \
    con malas artes by evil means
    * * *
    noun mf.
    1) art
    * * *
    SMSF
    [gen m en sing, f en pl]
    1) (=pintura, música) art

    artes — (Univ) arts

    el séptimo arte — the cinema, film

    por arte de magia — by magic, as if by magic

    amor 1)
    2) (=habilidad) skill; (=astucia) craftiness
    3) (=artificio) workmanship, artistry

    sin arte[como adj] clumsy; [como adv] clumsily

    4) (Literat)

    arte mayorSpanish verse of eight lines each of twelve syllables dating from the 15th century

    arte menorSpanish verse usually of four lines each of six or eight syllables

    5) (Pesca)

    arte de pesca(=red) fishing net; (=caña etc) fishing tackle

    * * *
    (gen m en el singular y f en el plural)
    1) (Art) art

    no trabajo por amor al arte — (hum) I'm not working for the good of my health (hum)

    no tener arte ni parte: no tuve arte ni parte en el asunto — I had nothing whatsoever to do with it

    2)
    a) (habilidad, destreza)

    tiene arte para arreglar floresshe has a flair o gift for flower arranging

    b) artes femenino plural (astucias, artimañas) trick

    empleé todas mis artes para... — I used every trick I could think of to...

    * * *
    = art, craft.
    Ex. In less well structured schemes, the application of chain indexing is more of an art.
    Ex. He draws a distinction between a craft, based on customary activities and modified by the trial and error of individual practice, and a profession.
    ----
    * apreciación del arte = art appreciation.
    * arte abstracto = abstraction, abstract art.
    * arte conceptual = conceptual art.
    * arte contemporáneo = contemporary art.
    * arte culinario = cuisine.
    * arte de escribir = penmanship.
    * arte de gobernar = statesmanship.
    * arte de hacer nudos = knotting.
    * arte de herrar caballos = farriery.
    * arte de la guerra = warfare.
    * arte del libro = bookmanship.
    * arte del metal = metal art.
    * arte del vídeo = video art.
    * arte de tejer = weaving.
    * arte de vender = salesmanship, specsmanship.
    * arte de vivir, el = art of living, the.
    * arte dramático = performance art, performing arts.
    * arte folclórico = folk art.
    * arte islámico = Islamic art.
    * arte moderno = modern art.
    * arte pop = pop art.
    * arte popular = popular art, folk art.
    * arte publicitario = commercial art.
    * arte renacentista = Renaissance art.
    * arte rupestre = rock art.
    * artes aplicadas = applied arts.
    * artes decorativas, las = decorative arts, the.
    * artes de creación literaria y artística, las = creative arts, the.
    * artes gráficas, las = graphic arts, the.
    * artes interpretativas = performing arts.
    * artes liberales, las = liberal arts, the.
    * artes marciales = martial arts.
    * artes plásticas = fine art.
    * artes plásticas, las = plastic arts, the.
    * artes visuales, las = visual arts, the.
    * arte topiario = topiary.
    * arte tradicional = folk art.
    * arte y técnica de escribir obras de teatro = playwriting.
    * aula de arte = art-room.
    * bellas artes = fine arts.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * como por arte de magia = magically, into thin air.
    * crítico de arte = art critic.
    * diapositiva de arte = art slide.
    * el arte de = the art of, the fine art of.
    * enseñanza de bellas artes = aesthetic education.
    * estado del arte = state of the art.
    * estado de las artes = state of the arts.
    * exposición de arte = art exhibit, art exhibition.
    * fotografía de obra de arte = art photograph.
    * galería de arte = art gallery.
    * hacer algo por amor al arte = labour of love.
    * historia del arte = art history.
    * historiador de arte = art historian.
    * libro de arte = art book.
    * material de arte = art material.
    * muestra de arte = art exhibit, art exhibition.
    * mundo del arte, el = art world, the.
    * museo de arte = art museum.
    * objeto de arte = art object.
    * obra de arte = work of art, masterpiece, artistic work, art work.
    * obra de arte musical = musical masterpiece.
    * original de una obra de arte = art original.
    * poner en práctica un arte = practise + art.
    * por amor al arte = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * un arte = a fine art.
    * un arte en extinción = a dying art.
    * * *
    (gen m en el singular y f en el plural)
    1) (Art) art

    no trabajo por amor al arte — (hum) I'm not working for the good of my health (hum)

    no tener arte ni parte: no tuve arte ni parte en el asunto — I had nothing whatsoever to do with it

    2)
    a) (habilidad, destreza)

    tiene arte para arreglar floresshe has a flair o gift for flower arranging

    b) artes femenino plural (astucias, artimañas) trick

    empleé todas mis artes para... — I used every trick I could think of to...

    * * *
    = art, craft.

    Ex: In less well structured schemes, the application of chain indexing is more of an art.

    Ex: He draws a distinction between a craft, based on customary activities and modified by the trial and error of individual practice, and a profession.
    * apreciación del arte = art appreciation.
    * arte abstracto = abstraction, abstract art.
    * arte conceptual = conceptual art.
    * arte contemporáneo = contemporary art.
    * arte culinario = cuisine.
    * arte de escribir = penmanship.
    * arte de gobernar = statesmanship.
    * arte de hacer nudos = knotting.
    * arte de herrar caballos = farriery.
    * arte de la guerra = warfare.
    * arte del libro = bookmanship.
    * arte del metal = metal art.
    * arte del vídeo = video art.
    * arte de tejer = weaving.
    * arte de vender = salesmanship, specsmanship.
    * arte de vivir, el = art of living, the.
    * arte dramático = performance art, performing arts.
    * arte folclórico = folk art.
    * arte islámico = Islamic art.
    * arte moderno = modern art.
    * arte pop = pop art.
    * arte popular = popular art, folk art.
    * arte publicitario = commercial art.
    * arte renacentista = Renaissance art.
    * arte rupestre = rock art.
    * artes aplicadas = applied arts.
    * artes decorativas, las = decorative arts, the.
    * artes de creación literaria y artística, las = creative arts, the.
    * artes gráficas, las = graphic arts, the.
    * artes interpretativas = performing arts.
    * artes liberales, las = liberal arts, the.
    * artes marciales = martial arts.
    * artes plásticas = fine art.
    * artes plásticas, las = plastic arts, the.
    * artes visuales, las = visual arts, the.
    * arte topiario = topiary.
    * arte tradicional = folk art.
    * arte y técnica de escribir obras de teatro = playwriting.
    * aula de arte = art-room.
    * bellas artes = fine arts.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * como por arte de magia = magically, into thin air.
    * crítico de arte = art critic.
    * diapositiva de arte = art slide.
    * el arte de = the art of, the fine art of.
    * enseñanza de bellas artes = aesthetic education.
    * estado del arte = state of the art.
    * estado de las artes = state of the arts.
    * exposición de arte = art exhibit, art exhibition.
    * fotografía de obra de arte = art photograph.
    * galería de arte = art gallery.
    * hacer algo por amor al arte = labour of love.
    * historia del arte = art history.
    * historiador de arte = art historian.
    * libro de arte = art book.
    * material de arte = art material.
    * muestra de arte = art exhibit, art exhibition.
    * mundo del arte, el = art world, the.
    * museo de arte = art museum.
    * objeto de arte = art object.
    * obra de arte = work of art, masterpiece, artistic work, art work.
    * obra de arte musical = musical masterpiece.
    * original de una obra de arte = art original.
    * poner en práctica un arte = practise + art.
    * por amor al arte = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * un arte = a fine art.
    * un arte en extinción = a dying art.

    * * *
    A ( Art) art
    el arte medieval/abstracto/contemporáneo medieval/abstract/contemporary art
    las artes the arts
    el arte por el arte art for art's sake
    ¿te crees que trabajo por amor al arte? ( hum); do you think I'm working for the good of my health o for the fun of it? ( hum)
    (como) por arte de magia as if by magic
    no tener arte ni parte: no tuve arte ni parte en el asunto I had nothing whatsoever to do with it
    Compuestos:
    kinetic art
    dramatic arts (pl)
    poetics (pl)
    fpl nets (pl) (also lines, floats, etc)
    fpl graphic arts (pl)
    fpl (liberal) arts (pl)
    fpl martial arts (pl)
    fpl crafts (pl)
    fpl plastic arts (pl)
    fpl arts and crafts (pl)
    B
    1
    (habilidad, destreza): es maestro en el arte de mentir/de la diplomacia he's an expert in the art of lying/of diplomacy
    tiene mucho arte para arreglar flores she has a real flair o gift for flower arranging
    tengo muy poco arte para convencer a la gente I'm no good at persuading people
    (astucias, artimañas): usó todas sus artes para seducirlo she used (all) her feminine wiles to seduce him
    tuve que usar todas mis artes para convencerlo I had to use every trick I could think of to win him over
    malo1 (↑ malo (1))
    * * *

    arte ( gen m en el singular y f en el plural)
    1 (Art) art;

    no trabajo por amor al arte (hum) I'm not working for the good of my health (hum);
    artes gráficas graphic arts;
    (como) por arte de magia as if by magic
    2 (habilidad, destreza) art;

    tiene arte para arreglar flores she has a flair o gift for flower arranging
    arte sustantivo masculino & sustantivo femenino art
    1 (habilidad) skill
    2 artes, (trucos, mañas) tricks
    3 artes de pesca, fishing equipment
    bellas artes, fine arts
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar como por arte de magia, as if by magic
    no tener arte ni parte, to have nothing to do with
    ' arte' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aborigen
    - aguafuerte
    - amor
    - arábiga
    - arábigo
    - bicha
    - boceto
    - caligrafía
    - canto
    - carpintería
    - cine
    - clásica
    - clásico
    - cuadro
    - cubismo
    - dadaísmo
    - de
    - decadencia
    - desnuda
    - desnudo
    - dialéctica
    - dibujante
    - encuadernación
    - escorzo
    - espátula
    - estilo
    - estofar
    - exposición
    - expresionismo
    - fascinar
    - figurativa
    - figurativo
    - fresca
    - fresco
    - galería
    - género
    - grabar
    - iluminar
    - ilusión
    - imagen
    - impresionismo
    - labrada
    - labrado
    - lienzo
    - litografía
    - lobulada
    - lobulado
    - magia
    - marchante
    - marina
    English:
    amateurish
    - appreciation
    - art
    - art gallery
    - artistry
    - avant-garde
    - brush
    - bust
    - charcoal
    - cookery
    - corps
    - craft
    - cubism
    - cuisine
    - curator
    - depict
    - design
    - designer
    - diplomacy
    - draw
    - dying
    - early
    - elaborate
    - exhibit
    - facsimile
    - figurative
    - forte
    - gallery
    - graphics
    - halo
    - life
    - magic
    - magically
    - mime
    - mimicry
    - motif
    - movement
    - naive
    - nude
    - oarsmanship
    - oil
    - one-upmanship
    - oratory
    - paintbrush
    - patron
    - piece
    - plaster
    - plastic
    - portray
    - pose
    * * *
    arte nm o nf Usually masculine in the singular and feminine in the plural.
    1. [creación estética] art;
    una obra de arte a work of art;
    el arte gótico/barroco Gothic/baroque art;
    arte abstracto abstract art;
    artes audiovisuales audiovisual arts;
    arte conceptual conceptual art;
    artes decorativas decorative arts;
    artes escénicas performing arts;
    arte figurativo figurative art;
    artes gráficas graphic arts;
    artes interpretativas performing arts;
    artes liberales liberal arts;
    artes marciales martial arts;
    arte naïf naive art;
    artes y oficios arts and crafts;
    artes plásticas plastic arts;
    arte religioso religious art;
    arte rupestre cave paintings
    2. [habilidad, estilo] artistry;
    con (buen) arte with (great) style;
    tiene mucho arte para recitar she's got a real talent for reciting poetry
    3. [astucia] artfulness, cunning;
    emplearon todas sus artes para timarla they used all their cunning o wiles to cheat her;
    malas artes trickery;
    no tener arte ni parte en algo to have nothing whatsoever to do with sth
    4.
    artes (de pesca) [instrumentos] fishing tackle
    5. Lit [verso]
    de arte mayor = comprising lines of more than eight syllables;
    de arte menor = comprising lines of eight syllables or fewer
    * * *
    m (pl f)
    1 art;
    bellas artes pl fine art sg ;
    el séptimo arte cinema, the movies pl ;
    (como) por arte de magia as if by magic;
    no tener arte ni parte have absolutely no say
    2 ( argucia)
    :
    malas artes pl guile sg
    * * *
    arte nmf, (usually m in singular, f in plural)
    1) : art
    artes y oficios: arts and crafts
    bellas artes: fine arts
    2) habilidad: skill
    3) : cunning, cleverness
    * * *
    arte n
    2. (habilidad) skill

    Spanish-English dictionary > arte

  • 9 así

    f.
    ISA, intrinsic sympathomimetic activity.
    * * *
    1 (de esta manera) thus, (in) this way
    2 (de esa manera) (in) that way
    3 (tanto) as
    4 (por tanto) therefore
    5 (tan pronto como) as soon as
    1 such
    un hombre así a man like that, such a man
    \
    así así so-so
    llovía, así que cogimos el paraguas it was raining, so we took our umbrella
    así sea so be it
    * * *
    1. adv.
    1) like this, like that
    2) so, thus, in this way
    - así como
    - no así
    2. conj. 3. adj.
    * * *
    1. ADV
    1) (=de este modo)
    a) [con ser]

    -te engañaron, ¿no es así? -sí, así es — "they deceived you, didn't they?" - "yes, they did", "they deceived you, isn't that so?" -"yes, it is"

    usted es periodista ¿no es así? — you're a journalist, aren't you?

    perdona, pero creo que eso no es así — excuse me, but I think that's not true

    así es como lo detuvieronthat's how o this is how they arrested him

    ¡(que) así sea! —

    - solo les falta ganar la copa -que así sea — "all they have to do is win the cup" - "let's hope they do"

    - que el Señor esté con vosotros -así sea — "(may) God be with you" - "amen"

    b) [con otros verbos] like that, like this

    esto no puede seguir así — things can't go on this way, this can't go on like this

    se iniciaba así una nueva etapathus o so a new phase began

    ¡así se habla! — that's what I like to hear!

    así ocurrió el accidentethat's how o this is how the accident happened

    ¿por qué te pones así? no es más que un niño — why do you get worked up like that? he's only a child

    - salúdelos de mi parte -así lo haré — "give them my best wishes" - "I will"

    2) [acompañando a un sustantivo] like that

    un hombre así — a man like that, such a man más frm

    ¿por una cosa así se han enfadado? — they got angry over a thing like that?

    3)

    así de

    a) + sustantivo

    tuvieron así de ocasiones de ganar y no las aprovecharonthey had so o this many chances to win but didn't take them

    b) + adj, adv

    un baúl así de grande — a trunk as big as this, a trunk this big

    él todo lo hace así de rápido — he does everything that fast, that's how fast he does everything

    no para de comer y luego así está de gordita — she never stops eating, that's why she's so plump

    así de feo era que... — LAm he was so ugly that...

    4)

    así como

    a) (=lo mismo que) the same way as

    así como tú te portes conmigo, me portaré yo — I'll behave the same way as you do to me

    b) (=mientras que) whereas, while

    así como uno de sus hijos es muy listo, el otro no estudia nada — whereas o while one of their children is very clever, the other doesn't study at all

    c) (=además de) as well as
    5) [otras locuciones]

    por así decirloso to speak

    no así — unlike

    los gastos fueron espectaculares, no así los resultados — the expenditure was astonishing, unlike the results

    ¡así no más! Méx * (=sin cuidado) anyhow; (=sin motivo) just like that

    es un tema muy importante para tratarlo así no más — it's a very important issue, you can't just treat it any old how

    a mí me cuesta tanto y él lo hace así no más — I find it really hard, but he does it easily o just like that

    se fue así no más, sin decir nada — he left just like that, without saying anything

    o así — about, or so

    20 dólares o así — about 20 dollars, 20 dollars or so

    llegarán el jueves o así — they'll arrive around Thursday, they'll arrive on Thursday or thereabouts

    así y todoeven so

    -¿cómo te encuentras hoy? -así así — "how do you feel today?" - "so-so"

    - así o asá
    2. CONJ
    1) (=aunque) even if

    así tenga que recorrer el mundo entero, la encontraré — even if I have to travel the whole world, I'll find her

    2) (=consecuentemente) so

    se gastó todo el dinero y así no pudo ir de vacaciones — he spent all the money, so he couldn't go on holiday

    esperan lograr un acuerdo, evitando así la huelga — they are hoping to reach an agreement and so avoid a strike, they are hoping to reach an agreement, thereby o thus avoiding a strike frm

    así pues — so

    ha conseguido una beca, así pues, podrá seguir estudiando — he got a grant, so he can carry on studying

    así (es) que — so

    estábamos cansados, así que no fuimos — we were tired so we didn't go

    3) (=ojalá)

    ¡así te mueras! — I hope you drop dead! *

    4) (=en cuanto)

    así que+ subjun as soon as

    así que te enteres, comunícamelo — as soon as you find out, let me know

    * * *
    I
    adjetivo invariable like that

    si es así te pido disculpas — if that's the case, I'm sorry

    así es la vida — (fr hecha) that's life

    esperamos horas ¿no es así? — we waited for hours, didn't we?

    tan or tanto es así que... — so much so that...

    II
    1) (de este/ese modo)

    ¿así me lo agradeces? — is this how you thank me?

    ¿está bien así o quieres más? — is that enough, or do you want some more?

    ¿fue así cómo ocurrió? — is that how it happened?

    ¿dimitió? - así como lo oyes — you mean he resigned? - believe it or not, yes

    2)

    así de + adj/adv: así de fácil! it's as easy as that; debe ser así de grueso it must be about this thick; ¿así de egoísta me crees? — do you think I'm that selfish?

    así así — (fam) so-so

    así como: así como el mayor trabaja mucho, el pequeño es un vago while o whereas the older boy works very hard, the younger one is really lazy; por su módico precio así como por su calidad both for its low price and its high quality; sus familiares, así como sus amigos his family as well as his friends; así como así just like that; así me gusta! (fr hecha) that's what I like to see!; ¿le dijiste que no? así me gusta! you said no? good for you!; así mismo asimismo; así nomás (AmL) just like that; hace los deberes así nomás he dashes his homework off any which way (AmE) o (BrE) any old how; así o asá (fam): puedes ponerlo así o asá (fam) you can put it any way you like; así pues so; así que ( por lo tanto) so; ( en cuanto) as soon as; así que te casas! so, you're getting married...; así sea (Relig) amen; así y todo even so; no así: se mostraron muy satisfechos. No así los Vives, que... they were very pleased, unlike the Vives, who...; o así: tendrá 30 años o así he must be about 30; cien al mes o así around a hundred a month; por así decirlo — so to speak

    III

    así + subj: lo encontraré, así se esconda en el fin del mundo I'll find him, no matter where he tries to hide; no pagaré así me encarcelen — I won't pay even if they put me in prison

    * * *
    = thereby, like that, like this.
    Ex. To help eliminate false drops, and thereby improve precision, certain devices can be employed at the indexing stage.
    Ex. I love movies like that -- where slowly, gradually, bit by bit, all the characters realize that the villain was really disastrously mendacious and criminal.
    Ex. And as small as Iowa as, I think something like this can have a far larger effect than you might realize if you live in a large industrial area.
    ----
    * algo así como = something like.
    * así como = as, as well as.
    * así como así = just like that.
    * así como... de igual modo... = just as... so....
    * así de improviso = off-hand [offhand].
    * así de pronto = off-hand [offhand].
    * así es = that's how it is.
    * así es como = this is how.
    * así es como es = that's how it is.
    * así me maten = for the life of me.
    * así pues = as such, thus.
    * así sea = amen.
    * así son las cosas = that's they way things are.
    * aún así = even so.
    * como siga así = at this rate.
    * conocérsele así por = get + Posesivo + name from.
    * continuar así = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work.
    * denominado así = so named.
    * denominarse así = be so called.
    * denominarse así por = get + Posesivo + name from.
    * esto es así = this is the case.
    * las cosas no pasan así como así = everything happens for a reason (and a purpose).
    * las cosas no pasan (así) porque sí = everything happens for a reason (and a purpose).
    * la vida es así = life's like that.
    * llamado así = so named.
    * llamarse así = be so called.
    * llamarse así por = get + Posesivo + name from.
    * no ser así ya = be no longer the case.
    * o algo así = or something of that sort, or something to that effect, or something of that nature.
    * para que esto sea así = for this to be the case.
    * por decirlo así = so to speak, in a manner of speaking.
    * seguir así = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work.
    * seguir haciéndolo así = keep up + the good work.
    * seguir trabajando así = keep up + the good work.
    * ser así = be the case (with), be just like that.
    * si así lo desean = should they so wish.
    * si es así = if so, if this is the case.
    * si no es así = if this is not the case.
    * si no fuera así = if it were not.
    * si sigue así = at this rate.
    * tanto es así que = so much so that.
    * visto así = viewed in this light.
    * y así sucesivamente = and so on, and so on....
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo invariable like that

    si es así te pido disculpas — if that's the case, I'm sorry

    así es la vida — (fr hecha) that's life

    esperamos horas ¿no es así? — we waited for hours, didn't we?

    tan or tanto es así que... — so much so that...

    II
    1) (de este/ese modo)

    ¿así me lo agradeces? — is this how you thank me?

    ¿está bien así o quieres más? — is that enough, or do you want some more?

    ¿fue así cómo ocurrió? — is that how it happened?

    ¿dimitió? - así como lo oyes — you mean he resigned? - believe it or not, yes

    2)

    así de + adj/adv: así de fácil! it's as easy as that; debe ser así de grueso it must be about this thick; ¿así de egoísta me crees? — do you think I'm that selfish?

    así así — (fam) so-so

    así como: así como el mayor trabaja mucho, el pequeño es un vago while o whereas the older boy works very hard, the younger one is really lazy; por su módico precio así como por su calidad both for its low price and its high quality; sus familiares, así como sus amigos his family as well as his friends; así como así just like that; así me gusta! (fr hecha) that's what I like to see!; ¿le dijiste que no? así me gusta! you said no? good for you!; así mismo asimismo; así nomás (AmL) just like that; hace los deberes así nomás he dashes his homework off any which way (AmE) o (BrE) any old how; así o asá (fam): puedes ponerlo así o asá (fam) you can put it any way you like; así pues so; así que ( por lo tanto) so; ( en cuanto) as soon as; así que te casas! so, you're getting married...; así sea (Relig) amen; así y todo even so; no así: se mostraron muy satisfechos. No así los Vives, que... they were very pleased, unlike the Vives, who...; o así: tendrá 30 años o así he must be about 30; cien al mes o así around a hundred a month; por así decirlo — so to speak

    III

    así + subj: lo encontraré, así se esconda en el fin del mundo I'll find him, no matter where he tries to hide; no pagaré así me encarcelen — I won't pay even if they put me in prison

    * * *
    = thereby, like that, like this.

    Ex: To help eliminate false drops, and thereby improve precision, certain devices can be employed at the indexing stage.

    Ex: I love movies like that -- where slowly, gradually, bit by bit, all the characters realize that the villain was really disastrously mendacious and criminal.
    Ex: And as small as Iowa as, I think something like this can have a far larger effect than you might realize if you live in a large industrial area.
    * algo así como = something like.
    * así como = as, as well as.
    * así como así = just like that.
    * así como... de igual modo... = just as... so....
    * así de improviso = off-hand [offhand].
    * así de pronto = off-hand [offhand].
    * así es = that's how it is.
    * así es como = this is how.
    * así es como es = that's how it is.
    * así me maten = for the life of me.
    * así pues = as such, thus.
    * así sea = amen.
    * así son las cosas = that's they way things are.
    * aún así = even so.
    * como siga así = at this rate.
    * conocérsele así por = get + Posesivo + name from.
    * continuar así = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work.
    * denominado así = so named.
    * denominarse así = be so called.
    * denominarse así por = get + Posesivo + name from.
    * esto es así = this is the case.
    * las cosas no pasan así como así = everything happens for a reason (and a purpose).
    * las cosas no pasan (así) porque sí = everything happens for a reason (and a purpose).
    * la vida es así = life's like that.
    * llamado así = so named.
    * llamarse así = be so called.
    * llamarse así por = get + Posesivo + name from.
    * no ser así ya = be no longer the case.
    * o algo así = or something of that sort, or something to that effect, or something of that nature.
    * para que esto sea así = for this to be the case.
    * por decirlo así = so to speak, in a manner of speaking.
    * seguir así = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work.
    * seguir haciéndolo así = keep up + the good work.
    * seguir trabajando así = keep up + the good work.
    * ser así = be the case (with), be just like that.
    * si así lo desean = should they so wish.
    * si es así = if so, if this is the case.
    * si no es así = if this is not the case.
    * si no fuera así = if it were not.
    * si sigue así = at this rate.
    * tanto es así que = so much so that.
    * visto así = viewed in this light.
    * y así sucesivamente = and so on, and so on....

    * * *
    like that
    no discutan por una tontería así don't argue over a silly thing like that
    si es así te pido disculpas if that's the case, I'm sorry
    yo soy así ¿qué voy a hacer? that's the way I am, I can't help it
    anda, no seas así, préstamelo come on, don't be like that, lend it to me
    así es la vida ( fr hecha); that's life
    es un tanto así de hojas it's about that many pages
    esperamos horas ¿no es así? we waited for hours, didn't we?
    estaba contento, tan es así que no quería volver a casa he was happy, so much so that he didn't want to return home
    A
    (de este/ese modo): no le hables así a tu padre don't talk to your father like that
    ¿por qué me tratas así? why are you treating me like this?
    la ayudó un profesional — ¡así cualquiera! she got help from a professional — anyone can do it with that kind of help! o ( colloq hum) that's cheating!
    ¿así me agradeces lo que hago por ti? is this how you thank me o is this the thanks I get for everything I do for you?
    lo hice muy rápido — ¡y así te quedó! I did it very quickly — yes, it shows o yes, it looks like it!
    no te pongas así, no es para tanto don't get so worked up, it's not that bad
    le voy a regalar dinero, así él se puede comprar lo que quiera I'll give him some money, that way he can buy whatever he wants
    ¿eres `el Rubio'? — así me llaman are you `el Rubio'? — that's what people call me
    ¿lo perdieron todo? — así es you mean they lost everything? — that's right
    ¿está bien así o quieres más? is that enough, or do you want some more?
    ¿fue así cómo ocurrió? is that how it happened?
    ¿dimitió? — así como lo oyes you mean he resigned? — believe it or not, yes
    B así de + ADJ/ ADV:
    se enfría y se sirve ¡así de fácil! allow to cool and serve, it's as easy as that
    debe ser así de grueso it must be about this thick
    ¿así de egoísta me crees? do you think I'm that selfish?
    C (expresando deseo) así + SUBJ:
    así se muera I hope she drops dead!
    D ( en locs):
    así así ( fam); so-so
    ¿te gusta? — así así do you like it? — so-so o it's OK
    así como: así como el mayor trabaja mucho, el pequeño es un vago while o whereas the older boy works very hard, the younger one is really lazy
    así como es con el dinero es con el afecto: mezquino he's (just) as mean with his affection as he is with his money
    así como en verano el clima es agradable, en invierno te mueres de frío the weather's very pleasant in summer but, by the same token, in winter you freeze to death
    por su módico precio así como por su calidad both for its low price and its high quality
    así como él insiste, tampoco ella ceja the more he insists, the more she refuses to back down
    todos sus familiares, así como algunos amigos, estuvieron presentes his whole family was there, and a few friends as well
    hágase tu voluntad así en la Tierra como en el Cielo Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven
    así como así just like that
    gasta el dinero así como así he spends money just like that o as if it meant nothing to him
    ¡así me gusta! ( fr hecha); that's what I like to see!
    ¿le dijiste que no? ¡así me gusta! you said no? good for you!
    así nomás ( AmL); just like that
    a ella no la vas a convencer así nomás you're not going to persuade her that easily o just like that
    hace los deberes así nomás he dashes his homework off any which way ( AmE) o ( BrE) any old how
    así o asá or asao ( fam): puedes ponerlo así o asá or asao, a mí no me importa ( fam); you can put it any way you like, I don't care
    da lo mismo así que asá or asao ( fam); it doesn't matter which way you do it ( o put it etc)
    no me gustaba el trabajo; así pues, decidí dejarlo I didn't like the job, so I decided to give it up
    esto no es asunto tuyo, así que no te metas this has nothing to do with you, so mind your own business
    ¡así que te casas! so, you're getting married …
    así sea ( Relig) amen
    descanse en pazasí sea rest in peace — Amen
    así y todo even so
    tiene dos empleos y así y todo no le alcanza el dinero she has two jobs and even then she can't manage on the money she earns
    no así: se mostraron muy satisfechos. No así los Vives, que no hicieron más que quejarse they were very pleased, unlike the Vives, who did nothing but complain o they were very pleased. The Vives, on the other hand did nothing but complain o they were very pleased. Not so the Vives, who did nothing but complain
    o así: tendrá 30 años o así he must be about 30
    gana unas cien mil al mes o así she earns around a hundred thousand a month
    por así decirlo so to speak
    (aunque) así + SUBJ:
    lo encontraré, así se esconda en el fin del mundo I'll find him, no matter where he tries to hide
    no pagaré así me encarcelen I won't pay even if they put me in prison
    * * *

     

    Del verbo asir: ( conjugate asir)

    así es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
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    así
    asir ( conjugate asir) verbo transitivo (liter) to seize, grasp;
    así a algn de or por algo:
    la asió de un brazo he seized o grasped her arm

    asirse verbo pronominal (liter) asíse de or a algo: se asió a la cuerda she grabbed (hold of) o seized the rope;
    caminaban asidos de la mano they walked hand in hand
    así 1 adjetivo invariable
    like that;
    no seas así don't be like that;
    con gente así yo no me meto I don't mix with people like that;
    yo soy así that's the way I am;
    así es la vida (fr hecha) that's life;
    es un tanto así de hojas it's about that many pages;
    esperamos horas ¿no es así? we waited for hours, didn't we?;
    tanto es así que … so much so that …
    así 2 adverbio
    1 ( de este modo) like this;
    ( de ese modo) like that;
    ¿por qué me tratas así? why are you treating me like this?;

    no le hables así don't talk to him like that;
    ¡así cualquiera! that's cheating! (colloq &
    hum);

    no te pongas así don't get so worked up;
    así me podré comprar lo que quiera that way I'll be able to buy whatever I want;
    así es that's right;
    ¿está bien así o quieres más? is that enough, or do you want some more?;
    y así sucesivamente and so on
    2
    ¡así de fácil! it's as easy as that;

    así de alto/grueso this high/thick
    3 ( en locs)
    así así (fam) so-so;

    así como así just like that;
    ¡así me gusta! (fr hecha) that's what I like to see!;
    así nomás (AmL) just like that;
    así pues so;
    así que ( por lo tanto) so;
    así y todo even so;
    por así decirlo so to speak
    asir verbo transitivo to grasp, seize
    así
    I adverbio
    1 (de este modo) like this o that, this way: hazlo así, do it this way
    es así de grande/alto, it is this big/tall
    buscábamos algo así, we were looking for something like this o that
    usted es bombero, ¿no es así?, you are a fireman, aren't you?
    así así, so-so 2 estaremos de vuelta a las diez o así, we'll come back around ten o'clock
    la casa tiene quince años o así, the house is fifteen years old or so
    II conj así pasa lo que pasa, (por eso) that's why those things happen
    así tenga que..., (aunque) even if I have to...
    III excl (¡ojalá!) ¡así te rompas la crisma!, I hope you break your neck!
    ♦ Locuciones: así como, just as: así como Juan me parece adorable, no soporto a su hermana, just as I think Juan is adorable, I can't stand his sister
    así pues, so
    así que..., so...
    ' así' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    algo
    - atizar
    - aturullarse
    - aun
    - botepronto
    - consentir
    - de
    - decir
    - derecha
    - derecho
    - desahogarse
    - desalmada
    - desalmado
    - destrozar
    - disponer
    - empujar
    - escarmentar
    - estar
    - excitarse
    - generalizar
    - hilaridad
    - impertinencia
    - misma
    - mismo
    - necesaria
    - necesario
    - niñería
    - no
    - ojo
    - panza
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - por
    - primera
    - primero
    - rezar
    - resistir
    - sic
    - sucesivamente
    - ver
    - agradecer
    - alguno
    - atención
    - autorizar
    - avergonzar
    - bien
    - como
    - conforme
    - continuar
    - cosa
    English:
    after
    - as
    - bull
    - change over
    - even
    - forecast
    - forth
    - if
    - inclined
    - keep up
    - lie down
    - life
    - like
    - lot
    - manner
    - name
    - offhand
    - on
    - outrank
    - phrase
    - rig
    - same
    - seem
    - so
    - so-so
    - sort
    - speak
    - still
    - such
    - that
    - then
    - this
    - thus
    - way
    - will
    - bargain
    - bring
    - case
    - do
    - easy
    - find
    - get
    - go
    - instead
    - kind
    - pain
    - stick
    - take
    - there
    - want
    * * *
    adv
    [de este modo] this way, like this; [de ese modo] that way, like that;
    ellos lo hicieron así they did it this way;
    así es la vida that's life;
    yo soy así that's just the way I am;
    ¿así me agradeces todo lo que he hecho por ti? is this how you thank me for everything I've done for you?;
    así no vamos a ninguna parte we're not getting anywhere like this o this way;
    ¿eso le dijo? – así, como te lo cuento did she really say that to him? – (yes) indeed, those were her very words;
    así así [no muy bien] so-so;
    ¿cómo te ha ido el examen? – así así how did the exam go? – so-so;
    algo así [algo parecido] something like that;
    tiene seis años o algo así she is six years old or something like that;
    algo así como [algo igual a] something like;
    el apartamento les ha costado algo así como 20 millones the Br flat o US apartment cost them something like 20 million;
    así como [también] as well as;
    [tal como] just as;
    las inundaciones, así como la sequía, son catástrofes naturales both floods and droughts are natural disasters;
    así como para los idiomas no vale, para las relaciones públicas nadie la supera whilst she may be no good at languages, there is no one better at public relations;
    así como así [como si nada] as if it were nothing;
    [irreflexivamente] lightly; [de cualquier manera] any old how;
    ¡no puedes marcharte así como así! you can't leave just like that!;
    así cualquiera gana anyone could win that way o like that;
    subimos hasta la cumbre en teleférico – ¡así cualquiera! we reached the summit by cable car – anyone could do that!;
    así de… so…;
    no seas así de celoso don't be so jealous;
    era así de largo it was this/that long;
    es así de fácil it's as easy as that;
    no hace nada de ejercicio – así de gordo está he doesn't do any exercise – it's no wonder he's so fat;
    Irónico
    me ha costado muy barato – así de bueno será it was very cheap – don't expect it to be any good, then;
    así es/fue como… that is/was how…;
    así es [para asentir] that is correct, yes;
    ¡así me gusta! that's what I like (to see)!;
    ¡así me gusta, sigue trabajando duro! excellent, keep up the hard work!, that's what I like to see, keep up the hard work!;
    Fam
    así o asá either way, one way or the other;
    el abrigo le quedaba pequeño, así es que se compró otro the coat was too small for her, so she bought another one;
    así sea so be it;
    Esp
    así sin más, Am [m5] así no más o [m5] nomás just like that;
    así y todo even so;
    se ha estado medicando mucho tiempo y, así y todo, no se encuentra bien he's been taking medication for some time and even so he's no better;
    aun así even so;
    o así [más o menos] or so, or something like that;
    y así thus, and so;
    y así sucesivamente and so on, and so forth;
    y así todos los días and the same thing happens day after day
    conj
    1. [aunque] even if;
    te encontraré así tenga que recorrer todas las calles de la ciudad I'll find you even if I have to look in every street in the city
    2. Am [aun si] even if;
    no nos lo dirá, así le paguemos he won't tell us, even if we pay him
    adj inv
    [como éste] like this; [como ése] like that;
    no seas así don't be like that;
    con un coche así no se puede ir muy lejos you can't go very far with a car like this one;
    una situación así es muy peligrosa such a situation is very dangerous
    interj
    I hope…;
    ¡así no vuelva nunca! I hope he never comes back!;
    ¡así te parta un rayo! drop dead!
    así pues loc conj
    so, therefore;
    no firmaron el tratado, así pues la guerra era inevitable they didn't sign the treaty, so war became inevitable
    así que loc conj
    [de modo que] so;
    la película empieza dentro de media hora, así que no te entretengas the movie o Br film starts in half an hour, so don't be long;
    ¿así que te vas a presentar candidato? so you're going to stand as a candidate, are you?
    así que loc adv
    [tan pronto como] as soon as;
    así que tengamos los resultados del análisis, le citaremos para la visita as soon as we have the results of the test we'll make an appointment for you
    * * *
    I adv
    1 (de este modo) like this;
    así de grande this big;
    así o asá this way or that (way)
    2 (de ese modo) like that;
    una cosa así a thing like that, something like that;
    soy así (yo) that’s how I am;
    una casa así a house like that;
    así es that’s right;
    así no más S.Am. just like that;
    así como así just like that;
    así así so-so
    II conj
    :
    así como al igual que while, whereas;
    así y todo even so;
    así (es) que so that’s how, so that’s why;
    ¿así que no vienes? so you’re not coming?;
    tanto es así, que … and (as a result) …;
    … tanto es así, que varias estaciones han cerrado … and (as a result) a number of stations are closed
    * * *
    así adv
    1) : like this, like that
    2) : so, thus
    así sea: so be it
    3)
    así de : so, about so
    una caja así de grande: a box about so big
    4)
    así que : so, therefore
    5)
    así como : as well as
    6)
    así así : so-so, fair
    así adj
    : such, such a
    un talento así es inestimable: a talent like that is priceless
    así conj
    aunque: even if, even though
    no irá, así le paguen: he won't go, even if they pay him
    * * *
    así adv
    1. (de esta manera) like this / this way
    2. (de esa manera) like that / that way
    así, así so so
    así de... this...
    ¡así que te vas! so you're going, are you?

    Spanish-English dictionary > así

  • 10 borde

    adj.
    1 rude, impolite, rough.
    2 stupid.
    f. & m.
    ratbag(informal) (unfriendly). (peninsular Spanish)
    m.
    1 edge.
    (lleno) hasta el borde full to the brim
    al borde del mar by the sea
    estoy al borde de un ataque de nervios I'm going to go off my head in a minute
    estar al borde del abismo (figurative) to be on the brink of ruin o disaster
    2 border, borderline.
    3 rim.
    4 hem.
    5 outskirt.
    6 brim, brim of the cup.
    7 threshold, brink, verge.
    8 rough person, uncouth person.
    9 stupid, stupid person.
    10 margin, acies, labrum, ora.
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: bordar.
    * * *
    1 (tonto) stupid
    ¡no seas borde! don't be so stupid!
    2 (antipático) unpleasant; (malhumorado) stroppy
    1 idiot
    ————————
    1 (extremo) edge
    2 (de vaso, copa) rim
    3 (de barco, carretera) side; (de río) bank; (de mar) shore
    \
    estar al borde de to be on the verge of
    * * *
    noun m.
    border, edge, brink
    * * *
    I
    SM
    1) [de asiento, andén, pañuelo] edge; [de plato] rim, lip; [de vaso, sombrero] brim; [de carretera, camino] side; [de ventana] ledge; [de río] edge, bank

    borde de ataque — (Aer) leading edge

    borde de la acera — kerb, curb (EEUU)

    borde de salida — (Aer) trailing edge

    2)

    al borde de — [+ precipicio, lago, cráter] at o on the edge of; [+ quiebra, histeria, crisis] on the verge of

    están al borde de los cuarenta años — they're close to forty, they're hitting o pushing forty *

    al borde del marbeside the sea

    al borde de la muerteat death's door

    II Esp
    1. ADJ
    1) ** (=antipático) nasty

    estuvo toda la mañana en plan bordehe was in a strop ** o in a foul mood * all morning

    2) [planta, árbol] wild
    3) †† [niño] illegitimate
    2.
    SMF **

    ¡eres un borde! — you're a nasty piece of work! *

    * * *
    masculino (de mesa, cama) edge; (de moneda, pieza, plato) edge, rim; (de taza, vaso) rim; (de andén, piscina) edge

    al borde de algo<de la guerra/locura> on the brink of something; <del caos/ruina> on the verge of something

    * * *
    = edge, rim, fringe, brim, verge.
    Ex. As used in an index each card acts as a surrogate for one document, and the index terms for that document are encoded around the edge of the card.
    Ex. Standing in the early morning on the balcony of her apartment, she was smote as she always was by the grandeur of the sky turning to scarlet as the rim of darkness in the east released the sun for its sluggish trek through the heavens.
    Ex. The university is located 15 miles from the center of town on the southern fringe.
    Ex. The pot was placed in a pit dug in the soil such that brim of the pot is in line with the surface of soil.
    Ex. The verges of these minor roads have had, in some cases, hundreds of years for native flora to become established.
    ----
    * al borde de = on the verge of, on the brink of, at the side of, on the edge of.
    * al borde de la carretera = at the roadside.
    * al borde de la extinción = on the verge of extinction, on the edge of extinction.
    * al borde de la ley = on the edge of the law.
    * al borde del camino = at the roadside.
    * al borde del mar = at the seaside.
    * borde de la carretera = roadside.
    * borde de la carretera ajardinado = parkway strip.
    * borde del camino = roadside, wayside.
    * borde del río = river bank [riverbank].
    * borde superior = top edge.
    * estar al borde de = teeter + on the edge of.
    * ficha de borde perforado = edge notch card.
    * llenar hasta el borde = fill + Nombre + to the brim.
    * lleno hasta el borde = full to the brim.
    * repleto hasta el borde = full to the brim.
    * vivir al borde de la pobreza = live on + the poverty line.
    * * *
    masculino (de mesa, cama) edge; (de moneda, pieza, plato) edge, rim; (de taza, vaso) rim; (de andén, piscina) edge

    al borde de algo<de la guerra/locura> on the brink of something; <del caos/ruina> on the verge of something

    * * *
    = edge, rim, fringe, brim, verge.

    Ex: As used in an index each card acts as a surrogate for one document, and the index terms for that document are encoded around the edge of the card.

    Ex: Standing in the early morning on the balcony of her apartment, she was smote as she always was by the grandeur of the sky turning to scarlet as the rim of darkness in the east released the sun for its sluggish trek through the heavens.
    Ex: The university is located 15 miles from the center of town on the southern fringe.
    Ex: The pot was placed in a pit dug in the soil such that brim of the pot is in line with the surface of soil.
    Ex: The verges of these minor roads have had, in some cases, hundreds of years for native flora to become established.
    * al borde de = on the verge of, on the brink of, at the side of, on the edge of.
    * al borde de la carretera = at the roadside.
    * al borde de la extinción = on the verge of extinction, on the edge of extinction.
    * al borde de la ley = on the edge of the law.
    * al borde del camino = at the roadside.
    * al borde del mar = at the seaside.
    * borde de la carretera = roadside.
    * borde de la carretera ajardinado = parkway strip.
    * borde del camino = roadside, wayside.
    * borde del río = river bank [riverbank].
    * borde superior = top edge.
    * estar al borde de = teeter + on the edge of.
    * ficha de borde perforado = edge notch card.
    * llenar hasta el borde = fill + Nombre + to the brim.
    * lleno hasta el borde = full to the brim.
    * repleto hasta el borde = full to the brim.
    * vivir al borde de la pobreza = live on + the poverty line.

    * * *
    ( Esp fam)
    1 (grosero) rude, vulgar, crude; (antipático) rude, stroppy ( BrE colloq)
    2 (tonto) stupid
    ( Esp fam)
    1
    (grosero): los camareros son unos bordes the waiters are so rude
    2 (tonto) idiot, jerk ( colloq), prat ( BrE colloq)
    (de una mesa, cama) edge; (de una moneda, pieza, un plato) edge, rim; (de una taza, un vaso) rim
    no te acerques tanto al borde del andén don't go so near the edge of the platform
    llenó el vaso hasta el borde she filled the glass to the brim
    la página tiene ilustraciones en el borde inferior the page has illustrations along the bottom
    nos sentamos al borde de la piscina we sat down at o by the edge of the swimming pool
    paramos al borde de la carretera we stopped at the roadside o at the side of the road
    había un sauce al borde del río there was a willow tree at the edge of the river o on the river bank
    estar al borde de la locura to be on the brink of madness
    al borde de la muerte on the point of death, at death's door
    al borde de las lágrimas on the verge of tears
    Compuesto:
    leading edge
    * * *

     

    Del verbo bordar: ( conjugate bordar)

    bordé es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    borde es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    bordar    
    borde
    bordar ( conjugate bordar) verbo transitivosábana/blusa to embroider;

    borde sustantivo masculino (de mesa, cama, acantilado) edge;

    (de moneda, taza, vaso) rim;

    al borde de algo ‹de la guerra/locura on the brink of sth;

    de las lágrimas/del caos/de la ruina on the verge of sth;

    bordar verbo transitivo
    1 (una interpretación, un trabajo) to do excellently
    2 Cost to embroider
    borde 1 sustantivo masculino (de una mesa, un camino) edge
    (de una taza, etc) rim, brim
    ♦ Locuciones: al borde de, (muy cerca de): tiene una casa al borde del mar, he has got a house at the seaside
    figurado estuvo al borde de la muerte, she was at death's door
    (a punto de) estamos al borde de un ataque de nervios, we are on the brink of a nervous breakdown
    borde 2
    I m,f fam crude, stupid person
    II adj fam stroppy, rude: ¡no seas borde y ven al cine! don't be rude and come along to the movies!

    ' borde' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abismo
    - bordear
    - canto
    - exasperación
    - rasa
    - raso
    - umbral
    - afilado
    - filo
    - flecos
    - mellado
    - salir
    - sobresalir
    English:
    border
    - brim
    - brink
    - edge
    - fill up
    - fringe
    - hang over
    - lip
    - madness
    - perforated
    - rim
    - roadside
    - stroppy
    - surround
    - verge
    - away
    - curb
    - edging
    - from
    - keep
    - perch
    - road
    * * *
    borde1 nm
    [límite] edge; [de carretera] side; [de río] bank; [de vaso, botella] rim; Méx
    borde (de la banqueta) Br kerb, US curb;
    lleno hasta el borde full to the brim;
    al borde del mar by the sea;
    no dejes que se acerquen al borde de la piscina don't let them go near the edge of the swimming pool;
    el delantero fue derribado al borde del área the forward was brought down on the edge of the area;
    estoy al borde de un ataque de nervios I'm going to go out of o Br off my head in a minute;
    el proceso de paz está al borde del colapso the peace process is on the brink of collapse;
    estar al borde del abismo to be on the brink of ruin o disaster
    adj
    [antipático]
    eres muy borde you're a real Br ratbag o US s.o.b.;
    no seas borde y deja que venga ella también don't be such Br a ratbag o US an s.o.b., and let her come too;
    no te pongas borde que casi no te he tocado there's no need to get in a huff o Br strop, I hardly touched you
    nmf
    [antipático] Br ratbag, US s.o.b.;
    si encuentro al borde que me ha robado la bicicleta lo mato if I find the rat that stole my bike, I'll kill him
    * * *
    1 adj fam
    persona rude, uncouth
    2 m edge;
    al borde de fig on the verge o
    brink of
    * * *
    borde nm
    1) : border, edge
    2)
    al borde de : on the verge of
    estoy al borde de la locura: I'm about to go crazy
    * * *
    borde1 adj unpleasant
    borde2 n
    1. (en general) edge
    2. (de vaso, taza) rim

    Spanish-English dictionary > borde

  • 11 calamitosamente

    adv.
    unfortunately, disastrously.
    * * *
    ADV calamitously, disastrously
    * * *
    Ex. I love movies like that -- where slowly, gradually, bit by bit, all the characters realize that the villain was really disastrously mendacious and criminal.
    * * *

    Ex: I love movies like that -- where slowly, gradually, bit by bit, all the characters realize that the villain was really disastrously mendacious and criminal.

    * * *
    calamitously, disastrously

    Spanish-English dictionary > calamitosamente

  • 12 catapultarse a la fama

    (v.) = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame
    Ex. He shot to fame for his role in 'Titanic' in 1997.
    Ex. Susan began her career with several movies that went unnoticed until she was catapulted to fame when she starred in the movie 'Bill Durham'.
    * * *
    (v.) = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame

    Ex: He shot to fame for his role in 'Titanic' in 1997.

    Ex: Susan began her career with several movies that went unnoticed until she was catapulted to fame when she starred in the movie 'Bill Durham'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > catapultarse a la fama

  • 13 catastróficamente

    adv.
    catastrophically, disastrously, apocalyptically.
    * * *
    ADV catastrophically, disastrously
    * * *
    Ex. I love movies like that -- where slowly, gradually, bit by bit, all the characters realize that the villain was really disastrously mendacious and criminal.
    * * *

    Ex: I love movies like that -- where slowly, gradually, bit by bit, all the characters realize that the villain was really disastrously mendacious and criminal.

    * * *
    disastrously, catastrophically

    Spanish-English dictionary > catastróficamente

  • 14 celuloide

    m.
    1 celluloid (chemistry).
    2 film.
    * * *
    1 celluloid
    2 figurado (cine) screen
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino (Cin) celluloid
    * * *
    = film base, celluloid.
    Ex. This article describes film processing standards and the role of sensitometry, film base material and emulsion fragility.
    Ex. There is the problem that the original celluloid or polyester base of the images is rapidly destroying itself.
    * * *
    masculino (Cin) celluloid
    * * *
    = film base, celluloid.

    Ex: This article describes film processing standards and the role of sensitometry, film base material and emulsion fragility.

    Ex: There is the problem that the original celluloid or polyester base of the images is rapidly destroying itself.

    * * *
    1 ( Quím) celluloid
    2 ( Cin) celluloid
    una estrella del celuloide a star of the silver screen
    * * *

    celuloide sustantivo masculino celluloid
    ' celuloide' also found in these entries:
    English:
    celluloid
    * * *
    celuloide® nm
    1. Quím celluloid®
    2. [cine]
    la industria del celuloide the movie o Br film industry;
    el mundo del celuloide the world of the movies, Br the world of film;
    llevar una novela al celuloide to bring a novel to the screen;
    las estrellas del celuloide the stars of the silver screen
    * * *
    m celluloid
    * * *
    1) : celluloid
    2) : film, cinema

    Spanish-English dictionary > celuloide

  • 15 chiflado

    adj.
    nutty, batty, crazy, bananas.
    f. & m.
    nut, crackpot, eccentric person, fruitcake.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: chiflar.
    * * *
    1→ link=chiflar chiflar
    1 familiar mad, crazy, barmy, nuts, bonkers
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 familiar nut, loony, headcase
    \
    estar chiflado,-a con/por algo familiar to be crazy about something, be mad about something
    estar chiflado,-a por alguien familiar (enamorado) to be madly in love with somebody
    * * *
    (f. - chiflada)
    adj.
    nutty, crazy
    * * *
    chiflado, -a *
    1.
    ADJ crazy *, barmy *

    estar chiflado con o por algo/algn — to be crazy about sth/sb

    2.
    SM / F nutter *, nutcase *
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex. Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex. This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex. Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex. This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex. 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex. Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex. It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex. Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex. This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex. Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex. Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex. A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex. The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex. He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex. When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex. There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    ----
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE)

    ese viejo está chiflado — that old guy's crazy, that old guy's a nutter (colloq)

    estar chiflado por algo/alguien — to be crazy o nuts o (BrE) mad about something/somebody (colloq)

    II
    - da masculino, femenino (fam) nutcase (colloq), nutter (colloq)
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], crank, loony [loonier -comp., looniest -sup], nuts, zany [zanier -comp., zaniest -sup.], bonkers, wacko, screwy [screwier -comp., screwiest -sup.], wacky [wackier -comp., wackiest -sup.], stark raving mad, raving mad, raving lunatic, lunatic, nutter, cuckoo, off + Posesivo + nut, potty [pottier -comp., pottiest -sup.], kook, nutty [nuttier -comp., nuttiest -sup.], mad, daffy [daffier -comp., daffiest -sup.], space cadet, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, moonstruck, barmy [barmier -comp., barmiest -sup.].

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: The British Museum Reading Room is filled with cranks, hacks, poverty-stricken scholars who cherish their hobby.
    Ex: Some loud loonies are not dangerous to the library while others may be; the librarian needs to be able to guess which is which.
    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex: His zany humor, gawky production, and sexual exhibitionism have grown in this new film into a confident, ironic account of a world in which it pays to be rich and beautiful.
    Ex: This client was bonkers, but believable.
    Ex: Varieties of bad bosses include disagreeable taskmasters, overly ambitious artists, and outright ' wackos'.
    Ex: This is the newspaper that ran a lengthy article about LaRouche's screwy assertion that the greenhouse effect doesn't exist and that the ozone layer is not disappearing.
    Ex: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline.
    Ex: Since he wasn't stark raving mad as a result, but simply very relaxed, I decided I would try it when the opportunity arose.
    Ex: It is said that if anybody remained there for a night, he would be found in the morning either dead, raving mad, or endowed with remarkable genius.
    Ex: Since January of 2006 we have had to deal with the raving lunatics and suicidal madmen of the ruling party of Hamas.
    Ex: This put the matter down to the work of a marginal fringe of hotheads & lunatics.
    Ex: Even if we do come up with an alternative to nuclear power, in the future, there will be nutters protesting that as well.
    Ex: Meanwhile, further proof that the entire party is cuckoo comes to us with the passage of another big tax cut for the rich.
    Ex: A few years later Stewart went completely off his nut, staged a series of bombings, and wound up in prison after a bizarre kidnapping stunt.
    Ex: The press may be free, but the system is potty.
    Ex: He then ended his affair with Mia, Bram's housekeeper cum lottery winner and daughter of the kook who swears he was abuducted by aliens.
    Ex: When squirrels are acting ' nutty,' it is often caused by a warble or botfly larva living beneath the animal's skin.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: This isn't as daffy as it seems to us as we hustle about on the verge of the third millennium.
    Ex: There were space cadets, aimless women -- the melange was incredible.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    * chiflado de la informática = computer geek.
    * chiflado perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, stir-crazy, knucklehead.
    * estar chiflado = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * estar chiflado por = have + a crush on.
    * volverse chiflado = go + potty, go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    chiflado1 -da
    ( fam); crazy ( colloq), mad ( BrE)
    ese viejo está chiflado that old guy's crazy o mad o nuts ( colloq), that old guy's a nutter o off his rocker o round the bend ( colloq)
    estar chiflado POR algo/algn to be crazy o nuts o mad ABOUT sth/sb ( colloq)
    está chiflado por ti he's crazy o nuts o mad about you ( colloq)
    chiflado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam); nutcase ( colloq), nutter ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo chiflar: ( conjugate chiflar)

    chiflado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    chiflado    
    chiflar
    chiflado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam) crazy (colloq), mad (BrE);

    estar chiflado por algo/algn to be crazy o mad about sth/sb (colloq)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) nutter (colloq)
    chiflar ( conjugate chiflar) verbo transitivoactor/cantante to whistle at ( as sign of disapproval), ≈ to boo
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( silbar) to whistle
    2 (fam) ( gustar mucho):

    chiflarse verbo pronominal (fam) chifladose por algo/algn to be crazy about sth/sb (colloq)
    chiflado,-a
    I adjetivo familiar mad, crazy [por, about]
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino (loco) nut, loony
    chiflar verbo intransitivo
    1 (con la boca) to whistle
    (con un silbato) to blow
    2 familiar (gustar mucho) me chifla esta música, I love this music
    ' chiflado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chiflada
    - sonada
    - sonado
    - loco
    English:
    barmy
    - batty
    - bend
    - loony
    - mental
    - moonstruck
    - nut
    - nutcase
    - nuts
    - nutty
    - plumb
    - potty
    - wacky
    - zany
    - cracked
    - crush
    - dotty
    - kooky
    - screw
    * * *
    chiflado, -a Fam
    adj
    crazy, mad;
    está chiflado por la música étnica he's crazy o mad about ethnic music;
    está chiflado por una compañera de clase he's really fallen for one of his classmates
    nm,f
    loony
    * * *
    adj fam
    crazy fam
    ( por about), nuts fam
    ( por about)
    II m, chiflada f nutcase fam, basketcase fam
    * * *
    chiflado, -da adj, fam : nuts, crazy
    chiflado, -da n, fam : crazy person, lunatic
    * * *
    chiflado adj crazy [comp. crazier; superl. craziest] / mad [comp. madder; superl. maddest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > chiflado

  • 16 cine

    m.
    1 cinema (art).
    hacer cine to make movies o films (British)
    cine de verano open-air cinema
    cine fórum film with discussion group
    cine mudo silent movies o films (British)
    cine sonoro talking pictures, talkies
    2 movie theater, picture theater, cinema, motion picture theater.
    3 movie making, movies, cinema, art of movie making.
    * * *
    1 (local) cinema, US movie theater
    ir al cine to go to the cinema, US go to the movies
    2 (arte) cinema
    \
    hacer cine to make films, US make movies
    ser de cine familiar to be fabulous
    cine mudo silent films plural, US silent movies
    cine negro film noir
    cine sonoro talkies plural, talking films plural, US talking movies
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=arte) cinema

    hacer cineto make films o movies ( esp EEUU)

    de cine: actor de cine — film actor, movie actor (EEUU)

    era una casa de cine* it was a fairytale house, the house was like something out of a film

    me lo pasé de cine* I had a fantastic o brilliant time, I had a whale of a time *

    cine de acciónaction films pl, action movies pl ( esp EEUU)

    cine de aventurasadventure films pl, adventure movies pl ( esp EEUU)

    cine de terrorhorror films pl, horror movies pl ( esp EEUU)

    cine mudosilent films pl, silent movies pl ( esp EEUU)

    cine sonorotalking films pl, talkies * pl

    2) (=local) cinema, movie theater (EEUU)

    ¿quieres ir al cine? — do you want to go to the cinema o ( esp EEUU) the movies?

    cine de barrio — local cinema, local (movie) theater (EEUU)

    cine de verano — open-air cinema, open-air movie theater (EEUU)

    * * *
    a) (arte, actividad) cinema

    el mundo del cinethe movie o film world

    actor de cinemovie o film actor

    b) ( local) movie house o theater (AmE), cinema (BrE)

    ¿vamos al or (Col) a cine? — shall we go to the movies (AmE) o (BrE) cinema?

    * * *
    = cinema, movie palace.
    Ex. Sources from which the designer can draw inspiration include paintings and visual imagery from the theatre, cinema, and popular culture.
    Ex. This is a collection of more than 250 pen drawings of theater facades from the time when vaudeville was yielding to the movie palaces of the 1920's and '30's.
    ----
    * adaptación al cine = film adaptation.
    * adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
    * amante del cine = cinema buff, film buff, movie buff.
    * cine, el = movies, the.
    * cine en casa = home theatre, home cinema.
    * cine mudo = silent cinema.
    * cine negro = film noir.
    * crítica de cine = film review.
    * crítico de cine = film critic.
    * del cine = cinematic.
    * director de cine = film director.
    * en el cine = at the movies.
    * estrella de cine = movie star, film-star.
    * estudio de cine = film location, film studio.
    * festival de cine corto = short film festival.
    * fotografía de cine = cinematic photography.
    * industria del cine, la = film making industry, the, film industry, the, movie industry, the.
    * ir al cine = go to + the cinema, movie-going.
    * obra de teatro adaptada al cine = theatrical motion picture.
    * operador de cine = projectionist.
    * palacio del cine = movie palace.
    * película de cine = moving picture.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * productor de cine = film maker [filmmaker/film-maker], moviemaker [movie maker].
    * proyector de cine = film projector.
    * sala de cine = movie theatre.
    * * *
    a) (arte, actividad) cinema

    el mundo del cinethe movie o film world

    actor de cinemovie o film actor

    b) ( local) movie house o theater (AmE), cinema (BrE)

    ¿vamos al or (Col) a cine? — shall we go to the movies (AmE) o (BrE) cinema?

    * * *
    el cine
    = movies, the

    Ex: The children love puppet shows, the movies, story hours, contests.

    = cinema, movie palace.

    Ex: Sources from which the designer can draw inspiration include paintings and visual imagery from the theatre, cinema, and popular culture.

    Ex: This is a collection of more than 250 pen drawings of theater facades from the time when vaudeville was yielding to the movie palaces of the 1920's and '30's.
    * adaptación al cine = film adaptation.
    * adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
    * amante del cine = cinema buff, film buff, movie buff.
    * cine, el = movies, the.
    * cine en casa = home theatre, home cinema.
    * cine mudo = silent cinema.
    * cine negro = film noir.
    * crítica de cine = film review.
    * crítico de cine = film critic.
    * del cine = cinematic.
    * director de cine = film director.
    * en el cine = at the movies.
    * estrella de cine = movie star, film-star.
    * estudio de cine = film location, film studio.
    * festival de cine corto = short film festival.
    * fotografía de cine = cinematic photography.
    * industria del cine, la = film making industry, the, film industry, the, movie industry, the.
    * ir al cine = go to + the cinema, movie-going.
    * obra de teatro adaptada al cine = theatrical motion picture.
    * operador de cine = projectionist.
    * palacio del cine = movie palace.
    * película de cine = moving picture.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * productor de cine = film maker [filmmaker/film-maker], moviemaker [movie maker].
    * proyector de cine = film projector.
    * sala de cine = movie theatre.

    * * *
    1 (arte, actividad) cinema
    respetado por todos en el mundo del cine respected by everyone in the movie o film world
    siempre he querido hacer cine I've always wanted to make movies o films
    actor de cine movie o film actor
    pantalla de cine movie o ( BrE) cinema screen
    2 (local) movie house o theater ( AmE), cinema ( BrE)
    ¿vamos al or ( Col) a cine? shall we go to the movies ( AmE) o ( BrE) cinema?
    ¿qué ponen or ( AmL) dan en el cine Rex? what's on at the Rex?
    Compuestos:
    action cinema, action movies
    avant-garde cinema, avant-garde movies
    adventure cinema, adventure movies
    local movie theater ( AmE) o ( BrE) cinema
    genre cinema
    late-night movie theater ( AmE), late-night cinema ( BrE)
    neighborhood movie theater ( AmE), local cinema ( BrE)
    open-air movie theater ( AmE), open-air cinema ( BrE)
    talkies (pl)
    silent movies o films (pl)
    film noir
    talkies (pl)
    cinéma vérité
    * * *

     

    Del verbo ceñir: ( conjugate ceñir)

    ciñe es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    ceñir    
    cine
    ceñir ( conjugate ceñir) verbo transitivo:

    el vestido le ceñía el talle the dress clung to her waist
    ceñirse verbo pronominal cinese a algo ‹ a las reglas› to adhere to o (colloq) stick to sth;
    cinese al tema to keep to the subject
    cine sustantivo masculino
    a) (arte, actividad) cinema;


    actor de cine movie o film actor;
    hacer cine to make movies o films
    b) ( local) movie house o theater (AmE), cinema (BrE);

    ¿vamos al cine? shall we go to the movies (AmE) o (BrE) cinema?;

    cine de barrio local movie theater (AmE), local cinema (BrE);
    cine de estreno movie theater where new releases are shown
    cine sustantivo masculino
    1 (local) cinema, US movie theater
    2 (arte) cinema: me gusta ir al cine, I like to go to the movies
    cine mudo/sonoro, silent/talking films pl
    ' cine' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acomodar
    - actuar
    - adaptar
    - ambientar
    - ambientación
    - anfiteatro
    - animación
    - antojarse
    - auge
    - banda
    - bien
    - borde
    - cada
    - capacidad
    - caracterización
    - cartelera
    - cinta
    - como
    - corta
    - corto
    - descanso
    - desenfocar
    - desenlace
    - dirección
    - doblaje
    - elipsis
    - encontrar
    - encuadrar
    - encuadre
    - escenografía
    - espectador
    - espectadora
    - estelar
    - estrella
    - estrenar
    - estreno
    - exterior
    - extra
    - fanática
    - fanático
    - fotograma
    - fumarse
    - función
    - gratis
    - grúa
    - guión
    - hacinarse
    - hasta
    - ilusionar
    - incondicional
    English:
    advance
    - afterwards
    - allow
    - animated cartoon
    - attendant
    - audience
    - B movie
    - bristle
    - camera
    - caption
    - cartoon
    - casting
    - cinema
    - cinemagoer
    - clapperboard
    - co-star
    - credit
    - crew
    - cut
    - definition
    - dolly
    - double
    - drive-in
    - dub
    - edit
    - editor
    - extra
    - fade in
    - fade out
    - fawn
    - feature
    - feature film
    - festival
    - film
    - film maker
    - film star
    - first night
    - flashback
    - foyer
    - fret
    - gore
    - interlude
    - intermission
    - interval
    - lead
    - leading lady
    - leading man
    - less
    - like
    - location
    * * *
    nm
    1. [arte] cinema;
    me gusta el cine I like cinema o movies o Br films;
    hacer cine to make movies o Br films;
    el mundo del cine the movie o Br film world
    cine de autor art cinema;
    cine comercial commercial cinema;
    cine cómico comedy movies o Br films;
    Keaton fue uno de los grandes del cine cómico Keaton was one of the big screen comedy greats;
    cine fórum film with discussion group;
    cine de género genre cinema;
    cine independiente independent cinema o movies o Br films;
    cine mudo silent movies o Br films;
    cine negro film noir;
    cine sonoro talking pictures, talkies
    2. [edificio] cinema, US movie theater;
    ir al cine to go to the cinema o the movies o Br films
    cine de arte y ensayo art house (cinema), US art theater;
    cine de barrio local cinema o US movie theater;
    cine de estreno first-run cinema o US movie theater;
    cine de verano open-air cinema
    de cine loc adj
    Fam [muy bueno]
    se ha comprado una casa de cine he's bought an amazing house
    de cine loc adv
    Fam [muy bien]
    cocina de cine he's a fantastic o brilliant cook;
    el equipo jugó de cine the team played brilliantly
    * * *
    m
    1 movies pl, cinema;
    llevar al cine make into a movie;
    de cine fig fam magnificent
    2 edificio movie theater, Br
    cinema
    * * *
    cine nm
    1) : cinema, movies pl
    2) : movie theater
    * * *
    cine n
    1. (lugar) cinema
    2. (arte) film / cinema
    ¿te gusta el cine? do you like films?

    Spanish-English dictionary > cine

  • 17 cine mudo

    m.
    silent pictures, silent screen, silent films, silent movies.
    * * *
    silent films plural, US silent movies
    * * *
    silent movies o films (pl)
    * * *
    Ex. Art forms used include Homeric epic, medieval allegory, Tristam Shandy, Jorge Luis Borges, silent cinema and surrealist painting.
    * * *
    silent movies o films (pl)
    * * *

    Ex: Art forms used include Homeric epic, medieval allegory, Tristam Shandy, Jorge Luis Borges, silent cinema and surrealist painting.

    * * *
    silent movies pl

    Spanish-English dictionary > cine mudo

  • 18 cine, el

    = movies, the
    Ex. The children love puppet shows, the movies, story hours, contests.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cine, el

  • 19 cinematografía

    f.
    cinematography, film making, movie industry.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: cinematografiar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: cinematografiar.
    * * *
    1 film-making, cinematography, US movie-making
    * * *
    SF cinematography, films, film making, movie making (EEUU)
    * * *
    femenino cinematography
    * * *
    = film making [filmmaking], cinematography.
    Ex. Principles used in film making are drawn on heavily to classify navigational techniques applied to the searching of multimedia data bases.
    Ex. Telegraphy, photography, audio-recording, the transmission of music by cable networks, and moving pictures all preceded cinematography = La telegrafía, fotografía, las grabaciones sonoras, la transmisión de música a través de redes por cable y las imágenes animadas precedieron la cinematografía.
    * * *
    femenino cinematography
    * * *
    = film making [filmmaking], cinematography.

    Ex: Principles used in film making are drawn on heavily to classify navigational techniques applied to the searching of multimedia data bases.

    Ex: Telegraphy, photography, audio-recording, the transmission of music by cable networks, and moving pictures all preceded cinematography = La telegrafía, fotografía, las grabaciones sonoras, la transmisión de música a través de redes por cable y las imágenes animadas precedieron la cinematografía.

    * * *
    cinematography
    la cinematografía española actual current Spanish movie o film making
    * * *

    cinematografía sustantivo femenino
    cinematography
    ' cinematografía' also found in these entries:
    English:
    cinematography
    * * *
    1. [arte] movie-making, Br film-making
    2. [conjunto de películas] movies, Br films;
    un certamen dominado por la cinematografía europea a competition dominated by European movies o Br films
    * * *
    f cinematography

    Spanish-English dictionary > cinematografía

  • 20 con millones de ventas

    (adj.) = megaselling
    Ex. He is the power behind an annual megaselling books and popular movies business.
    * * *
    (adj.) = megaselling

    Ex: He is the power behind an annual megaselling books and popular movies business.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con millones de ventas

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