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  • 101 a ciegas

    adv.
    blindly, in the dark, gropingly.
    * * *
    (sin ver) blindly 2 (sin pensar) without thinking
    * * *
    * * *
    = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark
    Ex. No president can go blindfold: some assistance is necessary.
    Ex. If experience is carefully analyzed and not blindly followed, it can be extremely useful.
    Ex. The study presented the narrative task to the children as a game in which they had to help a blindfolded interlocutor find out what happened in the stories.
    Ex. Perhaps instead of arguing, and rushing around in the dark, the time has come to follow our Danish and American friends and begin to find out what we are doing.
    * * *
    = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark

    Ex: No president can go blindfold: some assistance is necessary.

    Ex: If experience is carefully analyzed and not blindly followed, it can be extremely useful.
    Ex: The study presented the narrative task to the children as a game in which they had to help a blindfolded interlocutor find out what happened in the stories.
    Ex: Perhaps instead of arguing, and rushing around in the dark, the time has come to follow our Danish and American friends and begin to find out what we are doing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ciegas

  • 102 a condición de que + Subjuntivo

    = provided (that), providing (that), as long as
    Ex. Computers are reliable, and less prone to error provided they are instructed or programmed appropriately and correctly.
    Ex. Providing enough people are availabe via the system, then it will be used frequently.
    Ex. Quite frequently a user will be satisfied with a few items on a topic, as long as they are relevant, and meet other criteria such as language, date and level.
    * * *
    = provided (that), providing (that), as long as

    Ex: Computers are reliable, and less prone to error provided they are instructed or programmed appropriately and correctly.

    Ex: Providing enough people are availabe via the system, then it will be used frequently.
    Ex: Quite frequently a user will be satisfied with a few items on a topic, as long as they are relevant, and meet other criteria such as language, date and level.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a condición de que + Subjuntivo

  • 103 a criterio de

    Ex. The items that are recorded in the note area, and the style in which they are recorded, is at the discretion of the cataloguer.
    * * *

    Ex: The items that are recorded in the note area, and the style in which they are recorded, is at the discretion of the cataloguer.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a criterio de

  • 104 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
    Ex. The contributions are by some of Harvard's 135 current scholars, who have access to the library's 3.5 million volumes at any hour of the day or night, should they so wish.
    Ex. This bibliographic retrieval system permits users without previous training to search the medical literature themselves at any time of the day or night.
    * * *
    = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night

    Ex: The contributions are by some of Harvard's 135 current scholars, who have access to the library's 3.5 million volumes at any hour of the day or night, should they so wish.

    Ex: This bibliographic retrieval system permits users without previous training to search the medical literature themselves at any time of the day or night.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a cualquier hora del día o de la noche

  • 105 a cuenta propia

    = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense
    Ex. They believe that the main use for government is for some people to lord it over others at their expense.
    Ex. Mr Dong Ming embarked on an eight-day bicycle ride to Beijing at his own expense in order to attend the IFLA Conference.
    * * *
    = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense

    Ex: They believe that the main use for government is for some people to lord it over others at their expense.

    Ex: Mr Dong Ming embarked on an eight-day bicycle ride to Beijing at his own expense in order to attend the IFLA Conference.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a cuenta propia

  • 106 a decir verdad...

    = the fact of the matter is that...
    Ex. But the fact of the matter is that they wouldn't have gotten the chance of a lifetime if not for the hard work of Epperson.
    * * *
    = the fact of the matter is that...

    Ex: But the fact of the matter is that they wouldn't have gotten the chance of a lifetime if not for the hard work of Epperson.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a decir verdad...

  • 107 a deshora(s)

    = at odd times, out of hours
    Ex. Maybe that guy has sleep apnea, and falls asleep at odd times, like when driving?.
    Ex. They are dedicated to out of hours emergency veterinary care for sick and injured pets during evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
    * * *
    = at odd times, out of hours

    Ex: Maybe that guy has sleep apnea, and falls asleep at odd times, like when driving?.

    Ex: They are dedicated to out of hours emergency veterinary care for sick and injured pets during evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a deshora(s)

  • 108 a dieta

    adj.
    on a diet.
    * * *
    Ex. More than 43 percent of the girls reported that they were on a diet -- and a quarter of these dieters didn't think they were overweight.
    * * *

    Ex: More than 43 percent of the girls reported that they were on a diet -- and a quarter of these dieters didn't think they were overweight.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a dieta

  • 109 a discreción

    adv.
    at one's discretion, ad lib, at will.
    * * *
    (a voluntad) at one's discretion 2 (sin límite) in great amounts
    * * *
    = at will, no holds barred
    Ex. Once having got into the system, he or she can switch from database to database at will.
    Ex. He has demanded a ' no holds barred' investigation of the causes of the electrical power blackout that crippled New York last week.
    * * *
    = at will, no holds barred

    Ex: Once having got into the system, he or she can switch from database to database at will.

    Ex: He has demanded a ' no holds barred' investigation of the causes of the electrical power blackout that crippled New York last week.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a discreción

  • 110 a excepción de que

    Ex. Acoustic couplers serve a similar purpose except that they are not permanently wired; the handset is placed in the acoustic coupler to achieve a connection once a telephone line had been opened.
    * * *

    Ex: Acoustic couplers serve a similar purpose except that they are not permanently wired; the handset is placed in the acoustic coupler to achieve a connection once a telephone line had been opened.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a excepción de que

  • 111 a favor de la raza negra

    (adj.) = pro-black [problack]
    Ex. Experience sensitized counselees to the limitations of white counselors, suggesting they became pro-black rather than anti-white.
    * * *
    (adj.) = pro-black [problack]

    Ex: Experience sensitized counselees to the limitations of white counselors, suggesting they became pro-black rather than anti-white.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a favor de la raza negra

  • 112 a fondo perdido

    nonrecoverable, nonreturnable
    * * *
    (adj.) = non-refundable
    Ex. There is a non-refundable charge of £25 for this event to cover refreshments.
    * * *

    Ex: There is a non-refundable charge of £25 for this event to cover refreshments.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a fondo perdido

  • 113 a granel

    adv.
    in bulk, in abundance.
    * * *
    (sin envase) in bulk
    * * *
    Ex. They were, first, the replacement of the traditional process of building up a binding for each book in turn by the speedier prefabrication in bulk of complete binding cases which were attached subsequently to the sewn and cut books.
    * * *

    Ex: They were, first, the replacement of the traditional process of building up a binding for each book in turn by the speedier prefabrication in bulk of complete binding cases which were attached subsequently to the sewn and cut books.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a granel

  • 114 a gusto

    adv.
    at ease, at will, comfortably, to one's heart's content.
    * * *
    comfortable, at ease
    * * *
    = at ease, at leisure
    Ex. The architectural styles of some library buildings make the new user feel oppressed, rather than welcome and at ease.
    Ex. Equally the housewife happily crossing off her numbers in the bingo hall is just as much at leisure as is her husband painting his pigeon loft and then going for a drink with his mates at the pub.
    * * *
    = at ease, at leisure

    Ex: The architectural styles of some library buildings make the new user feel oppressed, rather than welcome and at ease.

    Ex: Equally the housewife happily crossing off her numbers in the bingo hall is just as much at leisure as is her husband painting his pigeon loft and then going for a drink with his mates at the pub.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a gusto

  • 115 a la alcaldía

    (adj.) = mayoral
    Ex. During the televised mayoral debate in late August, all the candidates who participated said they'd have no problem submitting to a drug test.
    * * *
    (adj.) = mayoral

    Ex: During the televised mayoral debate in late August, all the candidates who participated said they'd have no problem submitting to a drug test.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la alcaldía

  • 116 a la altura de la rodilla

    (adj.) = knee-high
    Ex. Knee-high boots are not only flattering and hip, they're also practical, keeping your legs warm on cold days.
    * * *
    (adj.) = knee-high

    Ex: Knee-high boots are not only flattering and hip, they're also practical, keeping your legs warm on cold days.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la altura de la rodilla

  • 117 a la antigua

    in an old-fashioned way
    * * *
    (adj.) = old-style
    Ex. Until Groome appeared, city officials were chosen not so much for their ability to administer the affairs of their offices as for who they knew; hence, old-style machine politics with its accompanying corruption found a congenial atmosphere in which to operate.
    * * *
    (adj.) = old-style

    Ex: Until Groome appeared, city officials were chosen not so much for their ability to administer the affairs of their offices as for who they knew; hence, old-style machine politics with its accompanying corruption found a congenial atmosphere in which to operate.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la antigua

  • 118 a la antigua usanza

    in the old style
    * * *
    (adj.) = old-style
    Ex. Until Groome appeared, city officials were chosen not so much for their ability to administer the affairs of their offices as for who they knew; hence, old-style machine politics with its accompanying corruption found a congenial atmosphere in which to operate.
    * * *
    (adj.) = old-style

    Ex: Until Groome appeared, city officials were chosen not so much for their ability to administer the affairs of their offices as for who they knew; hence, old-style machine politics with its accompanying corruption found a congenial atmosphere in which to operate.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la antigua usanza

  • 119 a la discreción de

    Ex. The items that are recorded in the note area, and the style in which they are recorded, is at the discretion of the cataloguer.
    * * *

    Ex: The items that are recorded in the note area, and the style in which they are recorded, is at the discretion of the cataloguer.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la discreción de

  • 120 a la fuga

    = on the run, on the lam
    Ex. We will keep the terrorists on the run, until they have nowhere left to hide.
    Ex. More than 250000 fugitives have managed to escape justice in New York and are still on the lam.
    * * *
    = on the run, on the lam

    Ex: We will keep the terrorists on the run, until they have nowhere left to hide.

    Ex: More than 250000 fugitives have managed to escape justice in New York and are still on the lam.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la fuga

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