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they work for an airline

  • 1 trabajar

    v.
    1 to work (en empleo, tarea) (hierro, barro, tierra).
    ¿de qué trabaja? what does she do (for a living)?
    trabajar de/en to work as/in
    trabajar en una empresa to work for a firm
    ponerse a trabajar to get to work
    Ellos trabajan hoy They work today.
    Ellos trabajan la madera They work the wood.
    2 to act (Cine & Teatro).
    ¡qué bien trabajan todos! the acting is really good!
    3 to sell, to stock (vender) (producto, género, marca).
    4 to work on or at.
    5 to run.
    Eso trabaja con gasolina That runs on gasoline.
    6 to operate.
    El condensador trabaja The condenser operates.
    7 to work out for.
    Me trabajó el diagrama The diagram worked out for me.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to work
    2 (en obra, película) to act, perform
    ¿quién trabaja en la obra? who's in the play?
    3 figurado (soportar) to be under stress
    1 (materiales) to work (on)
    2 (idea, idioma, etc) to work on
    3 (la tierra) to till
    4 COCINA (pasta) to knead
    1 (idea, idioma, etc) to work on
    2 figurado (a alguien) to persuade
    \
    trabajar a alguien para que haga algo to talk somebody into doing something, try to persuade somebody to do something
    trabajar a destajo to do piecework
    trabajar como un,-a condenado,-a / trabajar como una bestia familiar to slave away
    trabajar de to be, work as
    trabajar de balde to work for nothing
    trabajar el hierro / trabajar la madera to work iron / work wood
    trabajar en balde familiar to work in vain
    trabajar por horas to be paid by the hour
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    verb
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    1. VI
    1) [persona] to work

    trabajar de algo — to work as sth

    trabajar en algo, ¿en qué trabajas? — what's your job?

    ¿ha trabajado antes en diseño gráfico? — do you have any previous work experience in graphic design?

    trabajar por horasto work by the hour

    trabajar jornada completa — to work full-time

    trabajar por hacer algo, estamos trabajando por conseguir nuestros derechos — we are working towards getting our rights

    trabajar a tiempo parcial — to work part-time

    2) (=funcionar) [fábrica] to work; [máquina] to run, work

    hacer trabajar, si quiere hacer trabajar su dinero llámenos — if you want to make your money work for you, give us a call

    3) [tierra, árbol] to bear, yield
    2. VT
    1) [+ tierra, cuero, madera] to work; [+ masa] to knead; [+ ingredientes] to mix in
    2) [+ detalle, proyecto] to work on; [+ mente] to exercise
    3) (Com) (=vender) to sell
    4) [+ caballo] to train
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( en empleo) to work

    trabajar jornada completa or a tiempo completo — to work full-time

    trabajar media jornada or (AmL) medio tiempo or (Esp) a tiempo parcial — to work part-time

    ¿en qué trabajas? — what do you do (for a living)?

    trabaja en publicidadshe works o is in advertising

    trabajar DE or COMO algo — to work as something

    2) (en tarea, actividad) to work

    trabajar como una bestia or un negro or (un) chino — to work like a slave

    3) ( actuar) to act, perform

    ¿quién trabaja en la película? — who are the actors o who's in the movie?

    4) (operar, funcionar) to work
    2.
    1)
    a) <campo/tierra> to work
    b) <madera/cuero> to work
    c) < masa> ( con las manos) to knead, work; ( con tenedor) to mix
    2) <género/marca> to sell, stock
    3) (perfeccionar, pulir) to work on
    4) (fam) ( intentar convencer) < persona> to work on (colloq)
    3.
    trabajarse v pron (fam)
    a) <premio/ascenso> to work for
    b) (enf) (fam) < persona> to work on (colloq)
    * * *
    = function, work.
    Ex. The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex. He represents how much can be accomplished by someone who has worked from the outside.
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    * acabar de trabajar = clock off + work.
    * dejar de trabajar temporalmente = career break.
    * dejarse el pellejo trabajando = work + Posesivo + fingers to the bone.
    * dejarse la piel trabajando = work + Posesivo + fingers to the bone.
    * deslomarse trabajando = work + Posesivo + fingers to the bone.
    * empezar a trabajar = take + job.
    * en edad de trabajar = working-age.
    * espacio para trabajar = workspace.
    * estudiante que trabaja como auxiliar = student assistant, student aid.
    * familia en la que los dos miembros trabajan = two-parent working family.
    * forma de trabajar = working practice, work practice, business model.
    * hacer que Alguien trabaje exhaustivamente = work + Nombre + to death.
    * manera de trabajar = work practice.
    * matarse trabajando = work + Reflexivo + to death, work + Reflexivo + to the ground, work + Posesivo + fingers to the bone.
    * menú de herramientas para trabajar con gráficos = tool palette.
    * mientras se trabaja = on-the-job.
    * ponerse a trabajar en serio = get on with + Posesivo + work, buckle down to, pull up + Posesivo + socks, pull + (a/Posesivo) finger out.
    * ponerse a trabajar por cuenta propia = strike out on + Posesivo + own.
    * que trabaja desde casa = home-based.
    * que trabajan para él = in its employ.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando una limitación = work (a)round + limitation, work (a)round + constraints.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando un defecto = work (a)round + shortcoming.
    * seguir trabajando así = keep up + the good work.
    * seguir trabajando bien = keep up + the good work.
    * terminar de trabajar = clock off + work.
    * trabajando = in post.
    * trabajando con ahínco = hard at work.
    * trabajando intensamente = hard at work.
    * trabajando mucho = hard at work.
    * trabajar a cambio de nada = work for + nothing.
    * trabajar a distancia = telecommute.
    * trabajar a horas fuera de lo normal = work + unsocial hours.
    * trabajar a horas intespestivas = work + unsocial hours.
    * trabajar Algo exhaustivamente = work + Nombre + to death.
    * trabajar al propio ritmo de Uno = work at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * trabajar a partir de = work forward.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * trabajar como prostituta en la calle = work + the streets.
    * trabajar como residente = intern.
    * trabajar como una hormiguita = beaver away.
    * trabajar como un bellaco = work + Reflexivo + to the ground, work + Reflexivo + to death.
    * trabajar como un loco = work off + Posesivo + shoes.
    * trabajar con = operate to, get into.
    * trabajar conjuntamente = work + back to back, interwork.
    * trabajar con plazos de entrega estrictos = work to + deadlines.
    * trabajar con tesón = work + hard.
    * trabajar de = serve as.
    * trabajar de aprendiz con Alguien = apprentice.
    * trabajar de día y de noche = work + day and night.
    * trabajar de sol a sol = burn + the candle at both ends, work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar día y noche = work + Reflexivo + to the ground, work + Reflexivo + to death, work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar durante un período de tiempo = serve + stint.
    * trabajar duro = labour [labor, -USA], toil, slave away.
    * trabajar en = make + a life's work of.
    * trabajar en colaboración = team, interwork.
    * trabajar en colaboración (con) = team up (with).
    * trabajar en común = interwork, pull together.
    * trabajar en equipo = work as + a team.
    * trabajar en grupo = team.
    * trabajar en grupo (con) = team up (with).
    * trabajar en red = network.
    * trabajar estrechamente = work + closely together.
    * trabajar hacia atrás = work backward.
    * trabajar hacia delante = work forward.
    * trabajar hasta caer muerto = work + Reflexivo + to the ground, work + Reflexivo + to death.
    * trabajar hasta muy tarde = burn + the midnight oil.
    * trabajar horas extraordinarias = work + overtime.
    * trabajar horas extras = work + overtime.
    * trabajar intensamente = work + hard.
    * trabajar juntos = work together, pull together.
    * trabajar las veinticuatro horas del día = work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar mejor = work + best.
    * trabajar muchas horas al día = work + long hours.
    * trabajar mucho = work + hard.
    * trabajar noche y día = work + day and night.
    * trabajar para = in the employ of, act for.
    * trabajar por debajo de su potencia ideal = underload.
    * trabajar por turnos = work on + a rota, work on + a rota system, work + shifts.
    * trabajar sin descanso = work off + Posesivo + shoes, work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar sin parar = work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar sin preocupaciones = work along.
    * trabajar sin respiro = work at + full tilt.
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    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( en empleo) to work

    trabajar jornada completa or a tiempo completo — to work full-time

    trabajar media jornada or (AmL) medio tiempo or (Esp) a tiempo parcial — to work part-time

    ¿en qué trabajas? — what do you do (for a living)?

    trabaja en publicidadshe works o is in advertising

    trabajar DE or COMO algo — to work as something

    2) (en tarea, actividad) to work

    trabajar como una bestia or un negro or (un) chino — to work like a slave

    3) ( actuar) to act, perform

    ¿quién trabaja en la película? — who are the actors o who's in the movie?

    4) (operar, funcionar) to work
    2.
    1)
    a) <campo/tierra> to work
    b) <madera/cuero> to work
    c) < masa> ( con las manos) to knead, work; ( con tenedor) to mix
    2) <género/marca> to sell, stock
    3) (perfeccionar, pulir) to work on
    4) (fam) ( intentar convencer) < persona> to work on (colloq)
    3.
    trabajarse v pron (fam)
    a) <premio/ascenso> to work for
    b) (enf) (fam) < persona> to work on (colloq)
    * * *
    = function, work.

    Ex: The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.

    Ex: He represents how much can be accomplished by someone who has worked from the outside.
    * acabar de trabajar = clock off + work.
    * dejar de trabajar temporalmente = career break.
    * dejarse el pellejo trabajando = work + Posesivo + fingers to the bone.
    * dejarse la piel trabajando = work + Posesivo + fingers to the bone.
    * deslomarse trabajando = work + Posesivo + fingers to the bone.
    * empezar a trabajar = take + job.
    * en edad de trabajar = working-age.
    * espacio para trabajar = workspace.
    * estudiante que trabaja como auxiliar = student assistant, student aid.
    * familia en la que los dos miembros trabajan = two-parent working family.
    * forma de trabajar = working practice, work practice, business model.
    * hacer que Alguien trabaje exhaustivamente = work + Nombre + to death.
    * manera de trabajar = work practice.
    * matarse trabajando = work + Reflexivo + to death, work + Reflexivo + to the ground, work + Posesivo + fingers to the bone.
    * menú de herramientas para trabajar con gráficos = tool palette.
    * mientras se trabaja = on-the-job.
    * ponerse a trabajar en serio = get on with + Posesivo + work, buckle down to, pull up + Posesivo + socks, pull + (a/Posesivo) finger out.
    * ponerse a trabajar por cuenta propia = strike out on + Posesivo + own.
    * que trabaja desde casa = home-based.
    * que trabajan para él = in its employ.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando una limitación = work (a)round + limitation, work (a)round + constraints.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando un defecto = work (a)round + shortcoming.
    * seguir trabajando así = keep up + the good work.
    * seguir trabajando bien = keep up + the good work.
    * terminar de trabajar = clock off + work.
    * trabajando = in post.
    * trabajando con ahínco = hard at work.
    * trabajando intensamente = hard at work.
    * trabajando mucho = hard at work.
    * trabajar a cambio de nada = work for + nothing.
    * trabajar a distancia = telecommute.
    * trabajar a horas fuera de lo normal = work + unsocial hours.
    * trabajar a horas intespestivas = work + unsocial hours.
    * trabajar Algo exhaustivamente = work + Nombre + to death.
    * trabajar al propio ritmo de Uno = work at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * trabajar a partir de = work forward.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * trabajar como prostituta en la calle = work + the streets.
    * trabajar como residente = intern.
    * trabajar como una hormiguita = beaver away.
    * trabajar como un bellaco = work + Reflexivo + to the ground, work + Reflexivo + to death.
    * trabajar como un loco = work off + Posesivo + shoes.
    * trabajar con = operate to, get into.
    * trabajar conjuntamente = work + back to back, interwork.
    * trabajar con plazos de entrega estrictos = work to + deadlines.
    * trabajar con tesón = work + hard.
    * trabajar de = serve as.
    * trabajar de aprendiz con Alguien = apprentice.
    * trabajar de día y de noche = work + day and night.
    * trabajar de sol a sol = burn + the candle at both ends, work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar día y noche = work + Reflexivo + to the ground, work + Reflexivo + to death, work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar durante un período de tiempo = serve + stint.
    * trabajar duro = labour [labor, -USA], toil, slave away.
    * trabajar en = make + a life's work of.
    * trabajar en colaboración = team, interwork.
    * trabajar en colaboración (con) = team up (with).
    * trabajar en común = interwork, pull together.
    * trabajar en equipo = work as + a team.
    * trabajar en grupo = team.
    * trabajar en grupo (con) = team up (with).
    * trabajar en red = network.
    * trabajar estrechamente = work + closely together.
    * trabajar hacia atrás = work backward.
    * trabajar hacia delante = work forward.
    * trabajar hasta caer muerto = work + Reflexivo + to the ground, work + Reflexivo + to death.
    * trabajar hasta muy tarde = burn + the midnight oil.
    * trabajar horas extraordinarias = work + overtime.
    * trabajar horas extras = work + overtime.
    * trabajar intensamente = work + hard.
    * trabajar juntos = work together, pull together.
    * trabajar las veinticuatro horas del día = work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar mejor = work + best.
    * trabajar muchas horas al día = work + long hours.
    * trabajar mucho = work + hard.
    * trabajar noche y día = work + day and night.
    * trabajar para = in the employ of, act for.
    * trabajar por debajo de su potencia ideal = underload.
    * trabajar por turnos = work on + a rota, work on + a rota system, work + shifts.
    * trabajar sin descanso = work off + Posesivo + shoes, work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar sin parar = work (a)round + the clock.
    * trabajar sin preocupaciones = work along.
    * trabajar sin respiro = work at + full tilt.

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    trabajar [A1 ]
    vi
    A (en un empleo) to work
    empiezo a trabajar mañana I start work tomorrow
    ¿a qué hora entras a trabajar ? what time do you start work?
    el lunes no se trabaja Monday is a holiday
    trabajar por su cuenta or por cuenta propia to be self-employed
    los que trabajamos jornada completa or a tiempo completo those of us who work full-time
    trabajar fuera (de casa) or ( AmL) trabajar afuera to go out to work
    trabajar en las minas/en el campo to work in o down the mines/on the land
    trabaja para una compañía extranjera she works for a foreign company
    trabajan a jornal fijo they are paid a fixed daily rate
    trabaja bien aunque le falta experiencia she does her job well o she's a good worker although she lacks experience
    los ponían a trabajar desde niños they were sent out to work from an early age
    trabajar EN algo:
    ¿en qué trabajas? what do you do (for a living)?, what line are you in?, what sort of work do you do?
    trabaja en publicidad she works in o she is in advertising
    trabajar DE or COMO algo to work AS sth
    trabaja de camarero por las noches he works as a waiter in the evenings
    B (en una tarea, actividad) to work
    deja de perder el tiempo y ponte a trabajar stop wasting time and start doing some work o get working
    voy a ir a trabajar un poco a la biblioteca I'm going to go and do some work in the library
    trabajó mucho he worked hard
    nos han tenido trabajando todo el día they've kept us (hard) at it all day ( colloq)
    trabajar EN algo to work ON sth
    estoy trabajando en una novela I'm working on a novel
    trabajamos en la búsqueda de una solución we are working on o working to find a solution
    trabajar EN CONTRA DE/ POR algo:
    trabajamos en contra de la aprobación de la ley we are working to prevent o we are trying to stop the law being passed
    siempre ha trabajado por la paz she has always worked for peace o to promote peace
    trabajar como una bestia or un negro or un enano or un chino ( fam); to work like a slave, to work one's butt off ( AmE colloq), to slog one's guts out ( BrE colloq)
    C (actuar) to act, perform
    ¿quién trabaja en la película? who's in the movie?, who are the actors in the movie?
    ella trabaja muy bien she's a very good performer o actress o she's very good
    trabajó en una película de Saura he was in one of Saura's films
    D
    (operar, funcionar): la empresa trabaja a pérdida the company is running o operating at a loss
    la fábrica está trabajando a tope the factory is working o operating at full capacity
    tienen mucha maquinaria ociosa, sin trabajar they have a lot of spare machinery standing idle
    los motores trabajan al máximo al despegar the engines work o operate o run at full throttle during take off
    haga trabajar su dinero make your money work for you
    hemos logrado que las mareas trabajen para nosotros we have succeeded in harnessing the tides
    el tiempo trabaja en contra nuestra/en nuestro favor time is (working) against us/is on our side
    un problema que hace trabajar el cerebro a problem which exercises the mind
    ■ trabajar
    vt
    A
    1 ‹masa› (con las manos) to knead, work; (con un tenedor) to mix
    2 ‹madera/cuero/oro› to work
    3 ‹campo/tierra› to work
    B ‹género/marca› to sell, stock
    C (perfeccionar, pulir) to work on
    hay que trabajar la escena final we must work on the last scene
    tengo que trabajarlo un poco más I have to work on it a bit more o do some more work on it
    D ( fam) (intentar convencer) to work on ( colloq)
    ( fam)
    1 ‹premio/ascenso› to work for
    2 ( enf) ( fam); ‹persona› to work on ( colloq)
    todavía me lo estoy trabajando I'm still working on him
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    trabajar ( conjugate trabajar) verbo intransitivo
    1 ( en general) to work;

    trabajar jornada completa or a tiempo completo to work full-time;
    trabajar media jornada to work part-time;
    trabajar mucho to work hard;
    ¿en qué trabajas? what do you do (for a living)?;
    estoy trabajando en una novela I'm working on a novel;
    trabajar DE or COMO algo to work as sth
    2 ( actuar) to act, perform;
    ¿quién trabaja en la película who's in the movie?

    verbo transitivo
    1
    a)campo/tierra/madera to work


    2 (perfeccionar, pulir) to work on
    trabajar
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 to work: trabaja de secretaria, she works as a secretary
    trabaja en los astilleros, she works in the shipyard
    trabaja bien, he's a good worker
    2 Cine (actuar) to act: en esta película trabaja mi actriz favorita, my favourite actress is in this movie
    II verbo transitivo
    1 (pulir, ejercitar, estudiar) to work on: tienes que trabajar más el estilo, you have to work on your style
    2 (la madera) to work
    (un metal) to work
    (la tierra) to work, till
    (cuero) to emboss
    2 (comerciar) to trade, sell: nosotros no trabajamos ese artículo, we don't stock that item
    ' trabajar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ánimo
    - bestia
    - bregar
    - cuenta
    - equipo
    - hecha
    - hecho
    - herniarse
    - hormiguita
    - pausa
    - por
    - señorito
    - seria
    - serio
    - vida
    - aunque
    - balde
    - bartola
    - burro
    - campo
    - chequeo
    - clandestinidad
    - comisión
    - deber
    - demasiado
    - deprisa
    - desgana
    - desmayo
    - destajo
    - duro
    - exceder
    - exceso
    - firme
    - grupo
    - huevada
    - ir
    - jornada
    - jornal
    - junto
    - justificar
    - mucho
    - noche
    - rápido
    - servir
    - sistema
    English:
    act
    - agree
    - attuned to
    - away
    - beaver away
    - bone
    - branch out
    - burn
    - bustle
    - clock
    - cut out
    - done
    - dungarees
    - entitlement
    - exercise
    - expect
    - face
    - finger
    - fit
    - flag
    - for
    - free
    - get down to
    - graft
    - habit
    - hard
    - hindrance
    - keep at
    - knock off
    - knuckle down
    - labour
    - mad
    - mean
    - midnight
    - model
    - must
    - nonstop
    - object
    - often
    - overwork
    - pack up
    - plod
    - probation
    - pull together
    - ridesharing
    - set
    - settle down
    - shift
    - slave
    - slog
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    vi
    1. [tener un empleo] to work;
    no trabajes tanto you shouldn't work so hard;
    trabajar a tiempo parcial/completo to work part time/full time;
    ¿de qué trabaja? what does she do (for a living)?;
    trabaja de o [m5] como taxista he's a taxi driver, he works as a taxi driver;
    trabajar de autónomo to be self-employed;
    trabajar de voluntario to do voluntary work;
    trabajar en una empresa to work for a firm;
    trabaja en personal she works in personnel;
    trabaja para una multinacional she works for a multinational;
    trabajar por horas to work by the hour;
    trabajar por cuenta propia/ajena to be self-employed/an employee;
    Am
    trabajar afuera to work outside the home;
    Am
    trabajar en casa to work at o from home
    2. [realizar una tarea] to work;
    tiene que trabajar más si quiere aprobar she has to work harder if she wants to pass;
    ponerse a trabajar to get to work;
    está trabajando en un nuevo guión he's working on a new script;
    trabajamos mucho con empresas japonesas we do a lot of business with Japanese companies
    3. [actor] to act;
    trabajaba en “Vértigo” she was in “Vertigo”;
    ¡qué bien trabajan todos! the acting is really good!
    4. [funcionar] to work;
    la central nuclear trabaja ya a pleno rendimiento the nuclear power station is now operating at maximum capacity;
    los pulmones son los que trabajan it demands a lot of your lungs;
    hacer trabajar una máquina to load a machine;
    hacer trabajar un músculo to exercise a muscle
    vt
    1. [hierro, barro, madera, cuero] to work;
    [la tierra, el campo] to work; [masa] to knead
    2. [vender] [producto, género, marca] to sell, to stock;
    sólo trabajamos esta marca we only sell o stock this brand
    3. [mejorar] to work on o at;
    debes trabajar la pronunciación you need to work on o at your pronunciation;
    trabajar los músculos to build up one's muscles
    4. Fam [convencer]
    trabajar a alguien (para que haga algo) to work on sb (to get them to do sth)
    * * *
    I v/i work;
    trabajar de camarero work as a waiter
    II v/t work; tema, músculos work on;
    trabajar media jornada work part-time
    * * *
    1) : to work
    trabaja mucho: he works hard
    trabajo de secretaria: I work as a secretary
    2) : to strive
    trabajan por mejores oportunidades: they're striving for better opportunities
    3) : to act, to perform
    trabajar en una película: to be in a movie
    1) : to work (metal)
    2) : to knead
    3) : to till
    4) : to work on
    tienes que trabajar el español: you need to work on your Spanish
    * * *
    trabajar vb to work
    ¿de qué trabajas? what do you do?

    Spanish-English dictionary > trabajar

  • 2 Sociedad para el Conocimiento Global

    Ex. Librarians have an important role to play in overcoming the digital divide, especially if they work with the Global Knowledge Partnership.
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    Ex: Librarians have an important role to play in overcoming the digital divide, especially if they work with the Global Knowledge Partnership.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Sociedad para el Conocimiento Global

  • 3 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
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    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)
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    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

  • 4 accesos

    (n.) = demand load
    Ex. Server logs were designed to measure traffic and demand loads on a computer server, and they work well for this purpose.
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    Ex: Server logs were designed to measure traffic and demand loads on a computer server, and they work well for this purpose.

    Spanish-English dictionary > accesos

  • 5 alma

    adj.&f.
    feminine of ALMO.
    f.
    1 soul.
    sentir algo en el alma to be truly sorry about something
    agradecer algo en el alma to be deeply grateful for something
    lo que dijo me llegó al alma her words really struck home
    como alma en pena like a lost soul
    como alma que lleva el diablo like a bat out of hell
    2 soul (person).
    un pueblo de doce mil almas a town of twelve thousand people
    no se ve un alma there isn't a soul to be seen
    almas gemelas kindred spirits
    3 bore.
    4 core, heart.
    5 Alma.
    * * *
    (Takes el in singular)
    1 soul
    \
    agradecer a alguien con toda el alma to thank somebody from the bottom of one's heart
    caerse el alma a los pies to become disheartened
    con toda el alma wholeheartedly, with all one's heart
    llegar al alma de alguien to touch somebody, move somebody
    llevar en el alma a alguien to love somebody deeply
    no había ni una alma there wasn't a soul, there was nobody there
    no poder alguien con su alma to be absolutely exhausted
    parecer una alma en pena to look like a ghost
    partir el alma a alguien to break somebody's heart
    sentir algo en el alma to be deeply sorry about something
    ser el alma de la fiesta to be the life and soul of the party
    tener el alma en un hilo to have one's heart in one's mouth, be worried sick
    alma en pena lost soul
    alma gemela kindred spirit
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=espíritu) soul

    un pueblo de 2.000 almas — a village of 2,000 souls

    ¡alma de cántaro! — you idiot!

    alma caritativa, alma de Dios — kind soul

    almas gemelas — soul mates, kindred spirits más frm

    2)

    en el alma —

    - entregar el alma a Dios

    hasta el alma —

    de mi alma —

    ¡madre mía de mi alma!, ¡Dios mío de mi alma! — good God!, good grief!

    ¡hijo de mi alma! — [con cariño] my darling boy!, my precious child!; [con ironía] my dear child!

    ¡mi alma! o ¡alma mía!, ¿qué te ha pasado? — my love! what's wrong?

    partirse el alma —

    con toda el alma —

    lo odio con toda mi alma — I detest him, I hate his guts *

    tiró fuerte, con toda su alma — he pulled hard, with all his might

    3) (=parte vital) [de grupo, organización] driving force; [de asunto] heart, crux
    4) (Téc) [de cable] core; [de cuerda] core, central strand; [de cañón] bore; [de raíl] web
    5) (Bot) pith
    6) And (=cadáver) corpse
    * * *
    femenino‡
    1) ( espíritu) soul

    alma mía or mi alma — (como apelativo) my love

    clavársele en el alma a alguien: lo que me dijo se me clavó en el alma I've never forgotten what he said; lleva clavada en el alma esa traición he's never got(ten) over that betrayal; como (un) alma en pena like a lost soul; con el alma en un hilo worried to death; con toda el or mi/tu/su alma with all my/your/his/ heart; lo odiaba con toda su alma she hated him intensely; del alma: su amigo del alma his bosom friend; de mi alma: hija de mi alma! my darling!; en el alma: lo siento en el alma I'm really o terribly sorry; me duele or pesa en el alma it hurts me deeply; te lo agradezco en el alma I can't tell you how grateful I am; hasta el alma (fam): me dolió hasta el alma it was excruciatingly painful; se le vio hasta el alma she bared her all (colloq); llegarle a alguien al alma: aquellas palabras me llegaron al alma ( me conmovieron) I was deeply touched by those words; ( me dolieron) I was deeply hurt by those words; me/le parte el alma it breaks my/his heart; no poder con su alma to be tired out; romperle el alma a alguien (fam) to beat the living daylights out of somebody (colloq); romperse el alma (fam) to break one's neck (colloq); salir/ir como alma que lleva el diablo to run like a bat out of hell; salirle a alguien del alma: siento habérselo dicho pero me salió del alma I'm sorry I said that, it just came out; el suspiro le salió del alma she sighed deeply; se me/le cayó or fue el alma a los pies my/his heart sank; venderle el alma al diablo — to sell one's soul (to the Devil)

    2)
    a) ( persona) soul

    ni un alma vivientenot a living soul

    ser un alma bendita or de Dios — to be a kind soul

    b) (centro, fuerza vital)
    3) ( ánimo) feeling
    * * *
    = soul, lifeblood, psyche.
    Ex. I would venture to guess that he would have characterized these suggestions as the eructation of unhealthy souls'.
    Ex. Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex. The author explores the history of the book in terms of its place of metaphor in the human psyche and compares it to electronic media.
    ----
    * alma caritativa = charitable soul.
    * alma en pena = banshee.
    * alma gemela = soulmate, kindred spirit.
    * alma máter = Alma Mater.
    * amiga del alma = soul sister.
    * amigo del alma = soul brother.
    * chillar como alma en pena = scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
    * compañero del alma = soulmate, kindred spirit.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * correr como alma que lleva el diablo = run for + Posesivo + life.
    * estar con el alma en vilo = put + Posesivo + life on hold, Posesivo + life + be + on hold.
    * gemir como alma en pena = wail like + a banshee.
    * gritar como alma en pena = scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
    * herir en el alma = cut to + the heart of, cut to + the quick.
    * la edad se lleva en el alma = you are as old as you feel.
    * perder el alma = lose + Posesivo + soul.
    * ser el alma de = be the life of, be the life and soul of.
    * toda alma viviente = every living soul.
    * vender el alma al diablo = sell + Posesivo + soul to the devil.
    * * *
    femenino‡
    1) ( espíritu) soul

    alma mía or mi alma — (como apelativo) my love

    clavársele en el alma a alguien: lo que me dijo se me clavó en el alma I've never forgotten what he said; lleva clavada en el alma esa traición he's never got(ten) over that betrayal; como (un) alma en pena like a lost soul; con el alma en un hilo worried to death; con toda el or mi/tu/su alma with all my/your/his/ heart; lo odiaba con toda su alma she hated him intensely; del alma: su amigo del alma his bosom friend; de mi alma: hija de mi alma! my darling!; en el alma: lo siento en el alma I'm really o terribly sorry; me duele or pesa en el alma it hurts me deeply; te lo agradezco en el alma I can't tell you how grateful I am; hasta el alma (fam): me dolió hasta el alma it was excruciatingly painful; se le vio hasta el alma she bared her all (colloq); llegarle a alguien al alma: aquellas palabras me llegaron al alma ( me conmovieron) I was deeply touched by those words; ( me dolieron) I was deeply hurt by those words; me/le parte el alma it breaks my/his heart; no poder con su alma to be tired out; romperle el alma a alguien (fam) to beat the living daylights out of somebody (colloq); romperse el alma (fam) to break one's neck (colloq); salir/ir como alma que lleva el diablo to run like a bat out of hell; salirle a alguien del alma: siento habérselo dicho pero me salió del alma I'm sorry I said that, it just came out; el suspiro le salió del alma she sighed deeply; se me/le cayó or fue el alma a los pies my/his heart sank; venderle el alma al diablo — to sell one's soul (to the Devil)

    2)
    a) ( persona) soul

    ni un alma vivientenot a living soul

    ser un alma bendita or de Dios — to be a kind soul

    b) (centro, fuerza vital)
    3) ( ánimo) feeling
    * * *
    = soul, lifeblood, psyche.

    Ex: I would venture to guess that he would have characterized these suggestions as the eructation of unhealthy souls'.

    Ex: Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex: The author explores the history of the book in terms of its place of metaphor in the human psyche and compares it to electronic media.
    * alma caritativa = charitable soul.
    * alma en pena = banshee.
    * alma gemela = soulmate, kindred spirit.
    * alma máter = Alma Mater.
    * amiga del alma = soul sister.
    * amigo del alma = soul brother.
    * chillar como alma en pena = scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
    * compañero del alma = soulmate, kindred spirit.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * correr como alma que lleva el diablo = run for + Posesivo + life.
    * estar con el alma en vilo = put + Posesivo + life on hold, Posesivo + life + be + on hold.
    * gemir como alma en pena = wail like + a banshee.
    * gritar como alma en pena = scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
    * herir en el alma = cut to + the heart of, cut to + the quick.
    * la edad se lleva en el alma = you are as old as you feel.
    * perder el alma = lose + Posesivo + soul.
    * ser el alma de = be the life of, be the life and soul of.
    * toda alma viviente = every living soul.
    * vender el alma al diablo = sell + Posesivo + soul to the devil.

    * * *
    f‡
    encomendó su alma a Dios he commended his soul to God
    entregó su alma a Dios en la madrugada de ayer ( liter); he departed this life in the early hours of yesterday morning ( liter)
    tiene alma de artista/poeta he has an artistic soul/a poetic spirit
    es un hombre con alma de niño he's a child at heart
    alma mía or mi alma ( como apelativo) my love
    clavársele en el alma a algn: lo que me dijo se me clavó en el alma I've never forgotten what he said
    lleva clavado en el alma no haber podido estudiar una carrera he's never got(ten) over the fact that he couldn't go to college
    como (un) alma en pena like a lost soul
    con el alma en un hilo worried to death
    hasta que el avión aterrizó estuvimos con el alma en un hilo until the plane landed our hearts were in our mouths
    está con el alma en un hilo porque aún no ha tenido noticias suyas she's worried sick o to death because there's still no news of him
    con toda el or mi/tu/su alma with all my/your/his/ heart
    lo odiaba con toda su alma she hated him intensely o vehemently
    te lo agradezco con toda mi alma I want to thank you with all my heart o from the bottom of my heart
    del alma: su amigo del alma his bosom friend
    de mi alma: ¡hijo de mi alma, qué pesadito te pones a veces! oh, Ian ( o Ben etc), darling, you can be such a nuisance sometimes
    ¿qué te han hecho, hija de mi alma? what have they done to you, my darling?
    en el alma: lo siento en el alma pero no puedo ayudarte I'm truly o really o terribly sorry but I can't help you
    me duele or pesa en el alma it hurts me deeply
    se alegró en el alma de que todo hubiera salido bien she was overjoyed that everything had turned out well
    te lo agradezco en el alma I can't tell you how grateful I am
    hasta el alma ( fam): ¡la inyección me dolió hasta el alma! the injection was excruciating o excruciatingly painful
    se le vio hasta el alma you could see everything o she bared her all ( colloq)
    me mojé hasta el alma I got soaked to the skin ( colloq)
    llegarle a algn al alma: aquellas palabras me llegaron al alma (me conmovieron) I was deeply touched o affected o moved by those words; (me dolieron) I was deeply hurt by those words
    me/le parte el alma it breaks my/his heart
    no poder con su alma to be ready to drop ( colloq), to be tired out o worn out
    estoy agotada, no puedo con mi alma I'm exhausted, I'm ready to drop
    romperle el alma a algn ( AmS fam); to beat the living daylights out of sb ( colloq)
    romperse el alma ( AmS fam); to break one's neck ( colloq)
    salir/ir como alma que lleva el diablo to run like a bat out of hell, to run hell for leather
    salirle a algn del alma: siento habérselo dicho pero me salió del alma I'm sorry I said that to him, it just came out
    me salió del alma regalárselo I just gave it to him on an impulse
    se me/le cayó or fue el alma a los pies my/his heart sank (into my/his boots)
    vender el alma al diablo to sell one's soul (to the Devil)
    ése es capaz de vender su alma al diablo para conseguirlo he'd sell his soul (to the Devil) for it, he'd do anything to get it, he'd sell his grandmother to get it ( colloq)
    volverle a algn el alma al cuerpo: al oír que lo habían encontrado vivo le volvió el alma al cuerpo when she heard that he had been found alive, she felt a great sense of relief
    B
    1 (persona) soul
    no hay un alma por la calle there isn't a soul on the streets
    un pueblecito de 600 almas a little village of 600 inhabitants o people
    ni un alma viviente not a single o living soul
    ser almas gemelas to be soul mates
    ser un alma bendita or de Dios to be kind-hearted, be a kind soul
    2
    (centro, fuerza vital): el alma de la fiesta the life and soul of the party
    el alma del movimiento nacionalista the driving force behind o the key figure of the nationalist movement
    C (sentimiento) feeling
    baila sin alma there's no feeling in her dancing
    D ( Const) strut
    * * *

     

    alma feminine noun taking masculine article in the singular
    1 ( espíritu) soul;

    alma mía or mi alma ( como apelativo) my love;
    con toda el or mi/tu/su alma with all my/your/his/ heart;
    del alma: su amigo del alma his bosom friend;
    en el alma: lo siento en el alma I'm really o terribly sorry;
    te lo agradezco en el alma I can't tell you how grateful I am;
    llegarle a algn al alma: aquellas palabras me llegaron al alma ( me conmovieron) I was deeply touched by those words;

    ( me dolieron) I was deeply hurt by those words;
    me/le parte el alma it breaks my/his heart

    2 ( persona) soul;
    ni un alma viviente not a living soul;

    ser almas gemelas to be soul mates;
    ser un alma bendita or de Dios to be a kind soul
    alma sustantivo femenino
    1 soul
    (individuo) no había ni un alma, there was not a living soul
    2 (la persona clave) key figure: su hijo es el alma de la familia, her son is the darling of the family
    3 (ímpetu) heart: puse toda mi alma en ello, I put all my heart into it
    ♦ Locuciones: se me cayó el alma a los pies, my heart sank
    como alma que lleva el diablo: salió huyendo como alma que lleva el diablo, he shot out like a bat out of hell
    con toda el alma, with all my/your/his heart
    partir el alma: me parte el alma verte tan triste, it breaks my heart to see you so sad
    ' alma' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    espíritu
    - estar
    - gemela
    - gemelo
    - limpiar
    - reposo
    - ánima
    - grandeza
    - mancha
    English:
    body
    - bosom
    - depth
    - devil
    - heart
    - lifeblood
    - mope about
    - mope around
    - sink
    - soul
    - soulmate
    - spirit
    - driving
    - life
    - touch
    * * *
    1. [espíritu] soul;
    es un chico de alma noble he's a noble-minded boy;
    encomiendo mi alma a Dios I commend my soul to God
    alma en pena soul in purgatory;
    como alma en pena like a lost soul
    2. [persona] soul;
    un pueblo de doce mil almas a town of twelve thousand people;
    no se ve un alma there isn't a soul to be seen
    3. [de negocio, equipo] backbone;
    son el alma de la compañía they're the backbone o core of the company;
    el alma de la fiesta the life and soul of the party;
    el alma del proyecto the driving force behind the project;
    el humor es el alma de este espectáculo humour is at the heart of this show
    alma máter driving force;
    ser el alma máter de algo to be the driving force behind sth
    4. [de cañón] bore
    5. Mús [de instrumento] soundpost
    6. [de viga] web
    7. Comp
    mi alma [apelativo] dearest, darling;
    agradecer algo en el alma to be deeply grateful for sth;
    arrancarle el alma a alguien [matarlo] to kill sb;
    Fam Fam
    como alma que lleva el diablo like a bat out of hell;
    con toda mi/tu/ etc[m5]. alma with all my/your/ etc heart;
    lo odia con toda su alma she hates him with all her heart;
    cantaba con toda su alma he was singing his heart out, he was singing for all he was worth;
    deseo con toda mi alma que seas feliz I hope with all my heart that you'll be happy;
    me da en el alma que no llamarán I can feel it in my bones o deep down that they're not going to call o Br ring;
    en el alma truly, from the bottom of one's heart;
    entregar el alma to give up the ghost;
    estar con el alma en un hilo to be worried stiff;
    llegar al alma a alguien to touch sb's heart;
    lo que dijo me llegó al alma her words really struck home;
    Fam
    no puedo con mi alma I'm ready to drop, I'm completely worn out;
    partir el alma a alguien to break sb's heart;
    me salió del alma contestarle así I didn't mean to answer him like that, it just came out that way;
    sentirlo en el alma to be truly sorry;
    lo siento en el alma pero no puedo ayudarte I'm truly sorry, but I can't help you;
    ser el alma gemela de alguien to be sb's soul mate;
    ser un alma atravesada o [m5] de Caín o [m5] de Judas to be a fiend o a villain;
    Fam
    ser un alma de Dios to be a good soul;
    no tener alma to be heartless
    * * *
    f soul;
    se me cayó el alma a los pies fam my heart sank;
    llegar al alma conmover move deeply; herir hurt deeply;
    lo siento en el alma I am truly sorry;
    ¡alma mía! my love!;
    arrancarle a uno el alma, destrozar o
    partir el alma a uno break s.o.’s heart;
    como alma que lleva el diablo like a bat out of hell;
    con el alma en un hilo worried sick;
    con toda el alma with all one’s heart;
    me duele en el alma it hurts me deeply;
    romperle a uno el alma fam beat the living daylights out of s.o. fam ;
    no se ve un alma there isn’t a soul to be seen
    * * *
    alma nf
    1) : soul
    2) : person, human being
    3)
    no tener alma : to be pitiless
    4)
    tener el alma en un hilo : to have one's heart in one's mouth
    * * *
    alma n soul

    Spanish-English dictionary > alma

  • 6 cable eléctrico

    m.
    electric cable, power line, electrical cable.
    * * *
    (n.) = power cable, power line
    Ex. A network of power and telecommunications cables have to be located around the library in a flexible manner.
    Ex. Crane operators and crew members may be electrocuted when they work near overhead power lines.
    * * *
    (n.) = power cable, power line

    Ex: A network of power and telecommunications cables have to be located around the library in a flexible manner.

    Ex: Crane operators and crew members may be electrocuted when they work near overhead power lines.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cable eléctrico

  • 7 calambre

    m.
    1 (electric) shock.
    2 cramp.
    3 electric shock from static electricity.
    * * *
    2 (descarga eléctrica) electric shock
    * * *
    SM
    1) [muscular]
    2) (Elec) shock
    * * *
    a) ( espasmo) cramp

    me ha dado un calambre en el pieI have a cramp (AmE) o (BrE) I've got cramp in my foot

    b) ( sacudida eléctrica) electric shock

    me dio un calambreI got o it gave me an electric shock

    * * *
    ----
    * calambre muscular = cramp.
    * dar un calambre = cramp.
    * * *
    a) ( espasmo) cramp

    me ha dado un calambre en el pieI have a cramp (AmE) o (BrE) I've got cramp in my foot

    b) ( sacudida eléctrica) electric shock

    me dio un calambreI got o it gave me an electric shock

    * * *
    * calambre muscular = cramp.
    * dar un calambre = cramp.
    * * *
    1 (espasmo) cramp
    me ha dado un calambre en el pie I have a cramp ( AmE) o ( BrE) I've got cramp in my foot
    dar calambre ( RPl fam): da calambre ver lo poco que trabajan it makes you mad o sick to see how little they work ( colloq)
    comimos tan mal, que daba calambre the food was so bad, it was a disgrace
    2 (sacudida) shock, electric shock
    me dio un calambre I got o it gave me an electric shock
    * * *

    calambre sustantivo masculino
    a) ( espasmo) cramp;

    me ha dado un calambre en el pie I have a cramp (AmE) o (BrE) I've got cramp in my foot



    calambre sustantivo masculino
    1 Elec (descarga) electric shock: me dio calambre la puerta del coche, I got a shock when I touched the car's door
    2 (contracción en músculo) cramp: me dio un calambre en la pierna, I got cramp in my leg
    ' calambre' also found in these entries:
    English:
    cramp
    - crick
    - shock
    - writer
    * * *
    1. [descarga eléctrica] (electric) shock;
    le dio un calambre al tocar el enchufe he got a shock when he touched the plug;
    ese enchufe da calambre that plug will give you an electric shock
    2. [contracción muscular] cramp;
    me dio un calambre en la pierna I got cramp o US a cramp in my leg
    3. Comp
    RP Fam
    dar calambre: las cuentas que me llegaron dan calambre the bills they sent are astronomical;
    la situación de los refugiados da calambre the refugees' plight is harrowing
    * * *
    m
    1 EL shock
    2 MED cramp
    * * *
    1) espasmo: cramp
    2) : electric shock, jolt
    * * *
    calambre n (eléctrico) electric shock

    Spanish-English dictionary > calambre

  • 8 capacidad lingüística

    Ex. There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.
    * * *

    Ex: There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.

    Spanish-English dictionary > capacidad lingüística

  • 9 capacidades informáticas

    Ex. There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.
    * * *

    Ex: There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.

    Spanish-English dictionary > capacidades informáticas

  • 10 celebrar a lo grande

    (v.) = make + a song and dance about
    Ex. But nobody knows that because Ford don't make a song and dance about everything they work on or develop.
    * * *
    (v.) = make + a song and dance about

    Ex: But nobody knows that because Ford don't make a song and dance about everything they work on or develop.

    Spanish-English dictionary > celebrar a lo grande

  • 11 celebrar por todo lo alto

    (v.) = make + a song and dance about
    Ex. But nobody knows that because Ford don't make a song and dance about everything they work on or develop.
    * * *
    (v.) = make + a song and dance about

    Ex: But nobody knows that because Ford don't make a song and dance about everything they work on or develop.

    Spanish-English dictionary > celebrar por todo lo alto

  • 12 combinar

    v.
    1 to combine.
    combina lo práctico con lo barato it is both practical and cheap
    Ella combina minerales She combines minerals.
    Ella combina trabajo y placer She combines business with pleasure.
    Ella combina posibilidades She permutes possibilities.
    2 to mix (bebidas).
    3 to match (colores).
    4 to arrange, to organize.
    5 to bind.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to combine
    2 (disponer) to arrange, plan
    3 QUÍMICA to combine
    4 (colores) to match ( con, -), go ( con, with)
    1 (ponerse de acuerdo) to get together
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ esfuerzos, movimientos] to combine; [+ colores] to match, mix
    2) [+ plan, proyecto] to devise, work out
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < ingredientes> to combine, mix together
    b) < colores> to put together

    combinar algo con algo: combinar el rojo con el violeta to put red and purple together; no puedes combinar esa falda con ese jersey — you can't wear that skirt with that sweater

    c) (Quím) to combine
    d) ( reunir) to combine
    2.
    combinar vi colores/ropa to go together
    3.
    combinarse v pron
    b) (Quím) to combine
    * * *
    = bridge, combine (together), link, marry, perform + combination, pick and mix, coalesce, blend, mix and match, piece together, concatenate, conflate, mingle (with), mesh, bundle, federate, couple, mix, mash up, conjoin, conjugate, commingle.
    Ex. BLAISE offers a variety of services bridging the cataloguing and information retrieval functions.
    Ex. Search aids are available in the form of logical statements which combine terms in order to be able to trace subjects according to a more specific document profile.
    Ex. These references operate in a similar fashion whether they are used to link authors' names or subject headings.
    Ex. At that time OCLC was already going strong, and we tried to find some backing from the State of New York and possibly from the federal government to marry those two systems.
    Ex. If a search involves more than a single term, the system searches for each term separately, and reports intermediate results before performing the combination.
    Ex. Modular courses are already in place from which a student can pick and mix.
    Ex. Mayo's conclusion was that 'the singling out of certain groups of employees for special attention had the effect of coalescing previously indifferent individuals into cohesive groups with a high degree of group ride or esprit-de-corps'.
    Ex. In her last appraisal they had observed how she blended many attractive personal qualities with intelligence, energy, and determination.
    Ex. It is possible to mix and match from copyright law, patent law and trade secret and contract law, and the choice of avenue offering the best protection will depend upon many variables.
    Ex. During his stay in Laputa, Captain Gulliver was very impressed by a book-writing machine which produced fragments of sentences which were dictated to scribes and later pieced together.
    Ex. Individual files are concatenated to allow a full Boolean search to all files simultaneously.
    Ex. Authors did not always read proofs; revises might be omitted and routines conflated.
    Ex. Not so long ago, the far off lands existed, to most people, in their imagination where they mingled with fairy tales and imaginary stories.
    Ex. Meshing together the many means of communication remains the central task of libraries and this task continues to require financial support = La tarea central de las bibliotecas sigue siendo la de combinar los númerosos medios de comunicación, algo que continúa necesitando apoyo económico.
    Ex. CD-ROM products that combine, or bundle, related information services will be at the forefront because of their usefulness to end-users.
    Ex. The usefulness of the many online periodicals and scientific digital libraries that exist today is limited by the inability to federate these resources through a unified interface.
    Ex. The author describes a model for coupling hypertext and a knowledge based system.
    Ex. Plaster was mixed with water and poured over the type, and allowed to set; when it had hardened it was lifted off the page (the oil preventing it from sticking to the type), and baked hard in an oven.
    Ex. The name comes from pop music, where DJs have made a hobby out of mashing up multiple, disparate songs to create new sounds.
    Ex. The grotesque is an effect achieved by conjoining disparate framents which do not realistically belong together.
    Ex. The problema can be solved by conjugating two bare hard disks.
    Ex. By mixing the marital property (your paycheck) with the separate property (your inheritance), you have ' commingled' them, and they cannot be considered separate property anymore.
    ----
    * combinar Algo con Algo = marry + Nombre + with + Nombre.
    * combinar con = intersperse with.
    * combinar en = meld (in/into).
    * combinar intereses = bridge + interests.
    * que combina diferentes tipos de re = multi-source [multi source].
    * volver a combinar = recombine [re-combine].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < ingredientes> to combine, mix together
    b) < colores> to put together

    combinar algo con algo: combinar el rojo con el violeta to put red and purple together; no puedes combinar esa falda con ese jersey — you can't wear that skirt with that sweater

    c) (Quím) to combine
    d) ( reunir) to combine
    2.
    combinar vi colores/ropa to go together
    3.
    combinarse v pron
    b) (Quím) to combine
    * * *
    = bridge, combine (together), link, marry, perform + combination, pick and mix, coalesce, blend, mix and match, piece together, concatenate, conflate, mingle (with), mesh, bundle, federate, couple, mix, mash up, conjoin, conjugate, commingle.

    Ex: BLAISE offers a variety of services bridging the cataloguing and information retrieval functions.

    Ex: Search aids are available in the form of logical statements which combine terms in order to be able to trace subjects according to a more specific document profile.
    Ex: These references operate in a similar fashion whether they are used to link authors' names or subject headings.
    Ex: At that time OCLC was already going strong, and we tried to find some backing from the State of New York and possibly from the federal government to marry those two systems.
    Ex: If a search involves more than a single term, the system searches for each term separately, and reports intermediate results before performing the combination.
    Ex: Modular courses are already in place from which a student can pick and mix.
    Ex: Mayo's conclusion was that 'the singling out of certain groups of employees for special attention had the effect of coalescing previously indifferent individuals into cohesive groups with a high degree of group ride or esprit-de-corps'.
    Ex: In her last appraisal they had observed how she blended many attractive personal qualities with intelligence, energy, and determination.
    Ex: It is possible to mix and match from copyright law, patent law and trade secret and contract law, and the choice of avenue offering the best protection will depend upon many variables.
    Ex: During his stay in Laputa, Captain Gulliver was very impressed by a book-writing machine which produced fragments of sentences which were dictated to scribes and later pieced together.
    Ex: Individual files are concatenated to allow a full Boolean search to all files simultaneously.
    Ex: Authors did not always read proofs; revises might be omitted and routines conflated.
    Ex: Not so long ago, the far off lands existed, to most people, in their imagination where they mingled with fairy tales and imaginary stories.
    Ex: Meshing together the many means of communication remains the central task of libraries and this task continues to require financial support = La tarea central de las bibliotecas sigue siendo la de combinar los númerosos medios de comunicación, algo que continúa necesitando apoyo económico.
    Ex: CD-ROM products that combine, or bundle, related information services will be at the forefront because of their usefulness to end-users.
    Ex: The usefulness of the many online periodicals and scientific digital libraries that exist today is limited by the inability to federate these resources through a unified interface.
    Ex: The author describes a model for coupling hypertext and a knowledge based system.
    Ex: Plaster was mixed with water and poured over the type, and allowed to set; when it had hardened it was lifted off the page (the oil preventing it from sticking to the type), and baked hard in an oven.
    Ex: The name comes from pop music, where DJs have made a hobby out of mashing up multiple, disparate songs to create new sounds.
    Ex: The grotesque is an effect achieved by conjoining disparate framents which do not realistically belong together.
    Ex: The problema can be solved by conjugating two bare hard disks.
    Ex: By mixing the marital property (your paycheck) with the separate property (your inheritance), you have ' commingled' them, and they cannot be considered separate property anymore.
    * combinar Algo con Algo = marry + Nombre + with + Nombre.
    * combinar con = intersperse with.
    * combinar en = meld (in/into).
    * combinar intereses = bridge + interests.
    * que combina diferentes tipos de re = multi-source [multi source].
    * volver a combinar = recombine [re-combine].

    * * *
    combinar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹ingredientes› to combine, mix together
    2 ‹colores› to put together
    no se puede combinar esos dos colores you can't put those two colors together
    no sabe combinar la ropa he isn't very good at coordinating clothes
    combinar algo CON algo:
    me gusta la falda pero no tengo con qué combinarla I like the skirt but I have nothing to wear with it o to go with it
    ¿a quién se le ocurre combinar el rojo con el violeta? how could you think of putting red and purple together?
    no puedes combinar esa falda con ese jersey you can't wear that skirt with that sweater
    3 ( Quím) to combine
    4 (reunir) to combine
    ■ combinar
    vi
    «colores/ropa»: combinar CON algo; to go WITH sth
    quiero un bolso que combine con estos zapatos I want a bag that goes with o to go with these shoes
    1
    «personas» (ponerse de acuerdo): se combinaron para sorprenderlo they got together to give him a surprise
    se combinaron para gastarle una broma they got together o ganged up to play a trick on him
    nos combinamos para estar allí a las seis we all arranged to be there at six
    2 ( Quím) to combine
    * * *

     

    combinar ( conjugate combinar) verbo transitivo


    ropa to coordinate;

    verbo intransitivo [colores/ropa] to go together;
    combinar con algo to go with sth
    combinar verbo transitivo, to combine, mix: hay que saber combinar estos dos sabores, you need to know how to best combine these two flavours
    ' combinar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    calor
    - entonar
    - ir
    - mezclar
    - pegar
    - compaginar
    - salir
    - sintetizar
    English:
    blend
    - combine
    - match
    - merge
    - coordinate
    - go
    - mix
    * * *
    vt
    1. [unir, mezclar] to combine;
    combina lo práctico con lo barato it is both practical and cheap
    2. [bebidas] to mix
    3. [colores] to match
    4. [planificar] to arrange, to organize;
    combinan sus horarios para que siempre haya alguien en casa they arrange the hours they work so there's always somebody at home
    5. Mat to permute
    6. Quím to combine
    vi
    [colores, ropa]
    combinar con to go with;
    no tengo nada que combine con estos pantalones I haven't got anything to go o that goes with these trousers
    * * *
    v/t combine
    * * *
    1) unir: to combine, to mix together
    2) : to match, to put together
    * * *
    1. (en general) to combine
    2. (tener armonía) to match / to go with

    Spanish-English dictionary > combinar

  • 13 confiarse demasiado

    (v.) = be lulled into a false sense of security, be lulled into a false sense of
    Ex. Our starting point is that in order to do justice to the importance of the issue of their own material welfare and that of the women they work with, women social workers must not be lulled into a false sense of security about 'progress' in this respect.
    Ex. Many in the crowd were lulled into a false sense of calm and nostalgia while others waited with bated breath for the real surprises to begin.
    * * *
    (v.) = be lulled into a false sense of security, be lulled into a false sense of

    Ex: Our starting point is that in order to do justice to the importance of the issue of their own material welfare and that of the women they work with, women social workers must not be lulled into a false sense of security about 'progress' in this respect.

    Ex: Many in the crowd were lulled into a false sense of calm and nostalgia while others waited with bated breath for the real surprises to begin.

    Spanish-English dictionary > confiarse demasiado

  • 14 conocimiento de lengua

    Ex. There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.
    * * *

    Ex: There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.

    Spanish-English dictionary > conocimiento de lengua

  • 15 conocimiento lingüístico

    Ex. There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.
    * * *

    Ex: There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.

    Spanish-English dictionary > conocimiento lingüístico

  • 16 consultas

    (n.) = demand load
    Ex. Server logs were designed to measure traffic and demand loads on a computer server, and they work well for this purpose.
    * * *

    Ex: Server logs were designed to measure traffic and demand loads on a computer server, and they work well for this purpose.

    Spanish-English dictionary > consultas

  • 17 demandas

    (n.) = demand load
    Ex. Server logs were designed to measure traffic and demand loads on a computer server, and they work well for this purpose.
    * * *

    Ex: Server logs were designed to measure traffic and demand loads on a computer server, and they work well for this purpose.

    Spanish-English dictionary > demandas

  • 18 destreza lingüística

    Ex. There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.
    * * *

    Ex: There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.

    Spanish-English dictionary > destreza lingüística

  • 19 destrezas informáticas

    Ex. There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.
    * * *

    Ex: There is need for library staff to have language and computer skills, training in librarianship, and in the specific subject area in which they work.

    Spanish-English dictionary > destrezas informáticas

  • 20 durante muchas horas

    Ex. They work terribly, terribly, hard, for many long hours.
    * * *

    Ex: They work terribly, terribly, hard, for many long hours.

    Spanish-English dictionary > durante muchas horas

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