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  • 1 a escondidas

    adv.
    in secret, behind one's back, on the sly, on the quiet.
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    secretly, in secret
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    = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex. It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    Ex. Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout.
    Ex. Lee is normally a very quiet member of the crew, although we suspect that on the quiet he is a bit of a lad.
    Ex. True, you may not see many boys and girls openly holding hands or kissing but many affairs are conducted on the sly.
    * * *
    = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.

    Ex: It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    Ex: Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout.
    Ex: Lee is normally a very quiet member of the crew, although we suspect that on the quiet he is a bit of a lad.
    Ex: True, you may not see many boys and girls openly holding hands or kissing but many affairs are conducted on the sly.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a escondidas

  • 2 a hurtadillas

    adv.
    stealthily, on the sly, by stealth, on the quiet.
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    stealthily, on the sly
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    = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly
    Ex. List prices were not in practice always maintained, for many booksellers would surreptitiously give a discount rather than lose a sale.
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex. It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    Ex. Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout.
    Ex. True, you may not see many boys and girls openly holding hands or kissing but many affairs are conducted on the sly.
    * * *
    = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly

    Ex: List prices were not in practice always maintained, for many booksellers would surreptitiously give a discount rather than lose a sale.

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex: It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    Ex: Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout.
    Ex: True, you may not see many boys and girls openly holding hands or kissing but many affairs are conducted on the sly.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a hurtadillas

  • 3 bregar

    v.
    1 to struggle, to fight.
    2 to work hard.
    3 to quarrel.
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    Conjugation model [ LLEGAR], like link=llegar llegar
    1 (luchar) to fight ( con, against), struggle ( con, against)
    2 (ajetrearse) to work hard ( con, at)
    1 (amasar) to knead
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    VI
    1) (=luchar) to struggle, fight ( con against, with)
    2) (=reñir) to quarrel
    3) (=trabajar mucho) to slog away
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    verbo intransitivo ( luchar) to struggle; ( trabajar) to work hard
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    = struggle, toil, slave away.
    Ex. Despite the ferment that was going on in the scientific information field during the middle years of the decade of the '50's, the ADI was struggling to survive; membership had shrunk to only 200.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex. Anyone who's spoken to me recently is probably aware that on most nights I'm up slaving away to the wee hours of the morning on my project.
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    * ser difícil de bregar = be a (real) handful.
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    verbo intransitivo ( luchar) to struggle; ( trabajar) to work hard
    * * *
    = struggle, toil, slave away.

    Ex: Despite the ferment that was going on in the scientific information field during the middle years of the decade of the '50's, the ADI was struggling to survive; membership had shrunk to only 200.

    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex: Anyone who's spoken to me recently is probably aware that on most nights I'm up slaving away to the wee hours of the morning on my project.
    * ser difícil de bregar = be a (real) handful.

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    bregar [A3 ]
    vi
    1 (luchar) to struggle
    2 (trabajar) to slave away, toil
    se pasó la vida bregando para sacar adelante a sus hijos she spent her whole life toiling away to bring up her children
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    bregar verbo intransitivo
    1 (trabajar duro) to toil, slaveaway: ha estado bregando todo el día en el taller, she has been slaving away all day in the workshop
    2 (discutir) to argue: han estado bregando toda la mañana sin conseguir nada, they have been arguing all morning and have got nowhere
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    bregar vi
    1. [luchar] to struggle, to fight
    2. [trabajar] to work hard
    3. [reñir] to quarrel ( con with)
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    v/i
    1 ( luchar) struggle
    2 ( trabajar) work hard
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    bregar {52} vi
    1) luchar: to struggle
    2) : to toil, to work hard
    3)
    bregar con : to deal with

    Spanish-English dictionary > bregar

  • 4 chupar la sangre

    (v.) = suck + wealth
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
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    (v.) = suck + wealth

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.

    Spanish-English dictionary > chupar la sangre

  • 5 con astucia

    = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex. One must choose the time to suggest a book to children astutely.
    Ex. The author suggests slyly that, while word processors may have increased writing speed, they cannot ensure improved writing quality.
    Ex. Libraries will have to select shrewdly a complement of formats that address the varying uses library patrons have for information.
    Ex. The author cannily exploits significant binary oppositions -- masculine/feminine, public/private.
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    = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.

    Ex: One must choose the time to suggest a book to children astutely.
    Ex: The author suggests slyly that, while word processors may have increased writing speed, they cannot ensure improved writing quality.
    Ex: Libraries will have to select shrewdly a complement of formats that address the varying uses library patrons have for information.
    Ex: The author cannily exploits significant binary oppositions -- masculine/feminine, public/private.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con astucia

  • 6 con sigilo

    = by stealth, stealthily, as quiet as a mouse
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex. It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    Ex. Quiet as a mouse, she had crept in to see what they were doing.
    * * *
    = by stealth, stealthily, as quiet as a mouse

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.

    Ex: It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    Ex: Quiet as a mouse, she had crept in to see what they were doing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con sigilo

  • 7 con tretas

    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    * * *

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con tretas

  • 8 esforzarse

    1 (físicamente) to make an effort, exert oneself; (moralmente) to try hard, strive
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    verb
    to strive, make an effort
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    VPR to exert o.s., make an effort

    hay que esforzarse más — you must try harder, you must make more effort

    esforzarse en o por conseguir algo — to struggle o strive to achieve sth

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    = put forth + effort, put forth + energy, strive, strain, labour [labor, -USA], toil, struggle, work + hard, slave away, try + hard.
    Ex. Because of this human characteristic of dislike of work, most people must be coerced, controlled, directed, threatened with punishment to get them to put forth adequate effort.
    Ex. The goal may be of little value or of high scientific or cultural significance, but energy is put forth to accomplish a task.
    Ex. The abstractor must resist the temptation to use long sentences in striving to avoid repetition.
    Ex. His small foreign-made car strained with the added burden of an interior packed to capacity with personal belongings and a heavily laden U-Haul trailor attached to the rear.
    Ex. So we see many wits and ingenuities lying scattered up and down the world, whereof some are now labouring to do what is already done and puzzling themselves to reinvent what is already invented.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex. The chemist, struggling with the synthesis of an organic compound, has all the chemical literature before him in his laboratory.
    Ex. Not only are the standards written, but there is a body called the Peer Council which works very hard at enforcing the standards.
    Ex. Anyone who's spoken to me recently is probably aware that on most nights I'm up slaving away to the wee hours of the morning on my project.
    Ex. Over the years the profession has tried hard to ignore the steady stream of library school closings.
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    * esforzarse al máximo = do + Posesivo + utmost, stretch + Reflexivo, stretch + Nombre + to the limit, give + Posesivo + utmost, lean over + backwards, work + hard, give + Posesivo + best.
    * esforzarse por = endeavour [endeavor, -USA], try + Posesivo + best, go out of + Posesivo + way to + Infinitivo, do + Posesivo + best, exert + effort, try + Posesivo + heart out, give + Posesivo + best, take + (great) pains to.
    * esforzarse por conseguir = strive for, work toward(s).
    * esforzarse por lograr = strive for.
    * * *
    = put forth + effort, put forth + energy, strive, strain, labour [labor, -USA], toil, struggle, work + hard, slave away, try + hard.

    Ex: Because of this human characteristic of dislike of work, most people must be coerced, controlled, directed, threatened with punishment to get them to put forth adequate effort.

    Ex: The goal may be of little value or of high scientific or cultural significance, but energy is put forth to accomplish a task.
    Ex: The abstractor must resist the temptation to use long sentences in striving to avoid repetition.
    Ex: His small foreign-made car strained with the added burden of an interior packed to capacity with personal belongings and a heavily laden U-Haul trailor attached to the rear.
    Ex: So we see many wits and ingenuities lying scattered up and down the world, whereof some are now labouring to do what is already done and puzzling themselves to reinvent what is already invented.
    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex: The chemist, struggling with the synthesis of an organic compound, has all the chemical literature before him in his laboratory.
    Ex: Not only are the standards written, but there is a body called the Peer Council which works very hard at enforcing the standards.
    Ex: Anyone who's spoken to me recently is probably aware that on most nights I'm up slaving away to the wee hours of the morning on my project.
    Ex: Over the years the profession has tried hard to ignore the steady stream of library school closings.
    * esforzarse al máximo = do + Posesivo + utmost, stretch + Reflexivo, stretch + Nombre + to the limit, give + Posesivo + utmost, lean over + backwards, work + hard, give + Posesivo + best.
    * esforzarse por = endeavour [endeavor, -USA], try + Posesivo + best, go out of + Posesivo + way to + Infinitivo, do + Posesivo + best, exert + effort, try + Posesivo + heart out, give + Posesivo + best, take + (great) pains to.
    * esforzarse por conseguir = strive for, work toward(s).
    * esforzarse por lograr = strive for.

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    ■esforzarse verbo reflexivo to make an effort [por, to]: se esfuerza por ser agradable, he takes pains to be pleasant
    ' esforzarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    afanarse
    - aplicarse
    - desvivirse
    - esmerarse
    - pelear
    - pujar
    - sudar
    - trabajarse
    - empeñar
    - esforzar
    - matar
    English:
    all-out
    - buck up
    - effort
    - exert
    - flog
    - pain
    - peer
    - seek
    - strain
    - strive
    - endeavor
    - try
    - utmost
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    vpr
    to make an effort;
    tienes que esforzarte más si quieres aprobar you'll have to make more of an effort if you want to pass;
    nos esforzamos, pero fue imposible ganarlos we tried very hard, but they were impossible to beat;
    no te esfuerces, no puede oírte don't bother (shouting), she can't hear you;
    se esforzaron enormemente en la tarea they put a huge amount of effort into the task;
    esforzarse en o [m5] por hacer algo to make an effort to do sth;
    me esforcé por ayudarlos I made a real effort o did my best to help them;
    nos hemos esforzado mucho por ti we've made a real effort for you, we've really put ourselves out for you;
    se esforzó en contener las lágrimas she tried hard to hold back the tears
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    v/r make an effort, try hard
    * * *
    vr
    : to make an effort
    * * *
    esforzarse vb to try hard [pt. & pp. tried] / to work hard
    se esforzó mucho he tried very hard / he worked very hard

    Spanish-English dictionary > esforzarse

  • 9 explotador

    adj.
    exploitative.
    m.
    exploiter, profiteer, shark.
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    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 peyorativo exploiter
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    explotador, -a
    1.
    2.
    SM / F exploiter
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    I
    - dora adjetivo ( que explota a un trabajador) exploitative
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino ( de persona) exploiter
    * * *
    = sweater, exploitative.
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex. The analysis is in terms of: the form-oriented or descriptive function, transcription of descriptive data on to a document surrogate, sequential ordering of the surrogates and content-oriented or exploitative function.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo ( que explota a un trabajador) exploitative
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino ( de persona) exploiter
    * * *
    = sweater, exploitative.

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.

    Ex: The analysis is in terms of: the form-oriented or descriptive function, transcription of descriptive data on to a document surrogate, sequential ordering of the surrogates and content-oriented or exploitative function.

    * * *
    A
    (que explota un negocio): la empresa explotadora de los bares del aeropuerto the company which runs o operates the bars in the airport
    masculine, feminine
    A (de un negocio) operator
    B (de una persona) exploiter
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    explotador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    exploitative
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    exploiter
    explotador,-ora sustantivo masculino y femenino pey exploiter

    ' explotador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    explotadora
    - negrera
    - negrero
    - vampiro
    * * *
    explotador, -ora
    adj
    1. [de niños, trabajadores] exploiting
    2. [operador] operating;
    la sociedad explotadora del casino the company that operates the casino
    nm,f
    1. [de niños, trabajadores] exploiter
    2. [operador] operator
    * * *
    1 de mina operator
    exploiter

    Spanish-English dictionary > explotador

  • 10 furtivamente

    adv.
    1 by stealth, clandestinely.
    2 furtively, slyly, stealthily, surreptitiously.
    * * *
    1 furtively
    * * *
    * * *
    a) <mirar/escribir> furtively

    cazar/pescar furtivamente — to poach

    * * *
    = by stealth, furtively, stealthily.
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex. Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout.
    Ex. It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
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    * cazar furtivamente = poach.
    * mirar furtivamente = peep.
    * pescar furtivamente = poach.
    * * *
    a) <mirar/escribir> furtively

    cazar/pescar furtivamente — to poach

    * * *
    = by stealth, furtively, stealthily.

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.

    Ex: Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout.
    Ex: It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    * cazar furtivamente = poach.
    * mirar furtivamente = peep.
    * pescar furtivamente = poach.

    * * *
    1 ‹mirar/escribir› furtively
    2
    (ilegalmente): cazar/pescar furtivamente to poach
    * * *
    1. [mirar, sonreír] furtively;
    sonrío furtivamente he smiled to himself;
    la miró furtivamente he sneaked a look at her
    2. [ilegalmente]
    cazar/pescar furtivamente to poach

    Spanish-English dictionary > furtivamente

  • 11 gente

    adj.
    f.
    1 people (people).
    toda la gente everyone, everybody
    son buena gente they're good people
    gente bien well-to-do people
    gente de bien decent folk
    gente de la calle ordinary people
    la gente corriente the common people
    la gente guapa the beautiful people, the smart set (peninsular Spanish)
    * * *
    1 people plural
    2 (familia) family, folks plural, people plural
    3 (personal) staff
    4 MILITAR troops plural
    \
    gente baja low-class people
    la gente bien peyorativo the well-to-do, the well-off
    gente de bien honest people
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    1. SF
    1) (=personas) people pl

    Juan es buena gente* Juan is a nice guy *

    gente bien(=los ricos) well-off people, well-to-do people; (=los decorosos) decent people

    gente bonita Méx beautiful people

    gente de bien= gente bien

    gente de capa parda†† country folk

    gente de color — coloured people, colored people (EEUU)

    gente de la cuchilla†† butchers pl

    gente de medio pelo — people of limited means, common people

    ¡gente de paz! — (Mil) friend!

    gente de pelo†† well-to-do people

    gente de pluma†† clerks pl, penpushers pl

    gente de trato†† tradespeople

    gente gorda Esp * well-to-do people, rich people

    gente guapa, gente linda — LAm beautiful people

    gente natural CAm Indians pl, natives pl

    gente perdida riff-raff

    gente principal — nobility, gentry

    don I, 1)
    2) Méx (=persona) person
    3) * (=parientes) family, folks * pl

    mi gente — my family, my folks *

    4) (=nación) nation
    5) (Mil) men pl, troops pl
    6) (=séquito) retinue
    7) LAm upper-class people pl
    2.
    ADJ

    es muy gente* Chile he's very decent *; Méx he's very kind

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    I
    adjetivo (AmL) ( de buenas maneras) respectable; ( amable) kind, good
    II
    adverbio (Chi, Méx)
    III
    1)
    a) ( personas) people (pl)

    había muy poca/tanta gente — there were very few/so many people

    ¿qué va a decir la gente? — what will people say?

    ¿cómo está toda la gente del pueblo? — how's everyone back home?

    como la gente — (CS fam) <regalo/camisa> decent (colloq)

    ser gente — (AmS) to behave (properly)

    b) (Méx) ( persona) person
    2) gentes femenino plural (liter) ( habitantes) people (pl)
    * * *
    = humans, people, folk, public, peeps.
    Nota: Expresión coloquial derivada de la palabra people.
    Ex. The first of these categories does not involve indexing by humans.
    Ex. There are networks which have been designed for transmitting information to and from computers, rather than transmitting people's voices.
    Ex. On the other hand people passionately devoted to a hobby or sport or their work will endure without complaint conditions which less ardent folk think outrageously insupportable.
    Ex. There is no single public of library users; there are several publics.
    Ex. There were 6 peeps in the water and most were familiar faces.
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    * ande yo caliente, ríase la gente = cry all the way to the bank, laugh all the way to the bank.
    * atraer gente = draw + people.
    * campaña de concienciación de la gente = awareness raising [awareness-raising].
    * caterva de gente = throng of people.
    * círculo cerrado de gente = clique.
    * concienciación de la gente = awareness raising [awareness-raising].
    * concienciar a la gente = build + public awareness, raise + awareness, raise + people's awareness, raise + public awareness, raise + consciousness, enhance + awareness.
    * conquistarse a la gente = win + hearts and minds.
    * contador de gente = people counter.
    * contratar gente = take on + people.
    * dignidad de la gente = people's dignity.
    * dirigido a la gente = people-oriented, people-centred, people-centric, people-driven.
    * formado por gente cotidiana de la calle = grassroots [grass-roots].
    * ganarse a la gente = win + hearts and minds.
    * gente bien = well-to-do, well-off.
    * gente común = pleb [plebe].
    * gente común, la = ordinary people, common people, the.
    * gente común y corriente, la = common people, the.
    * gente con éxito = successful people.
    * gente corriente, la = ordinary people.
    * gente de a pie = ordinary people.
    * gente de color = coloured people.
    * gente de éxito = successful people.
    * gente de la ciudad = townspeople.
    * gente del circo = circus performer.
    * gente de negocios = business people.
    * gente de poca importancia = small fry, the.
    * gente de poder = wielders of power, powerful people.
    * gente desfavorecida = small fry, the.
    * gente de todo tipo = people from all walks of life.
    * gente famosa = famous people.
    * gente influyente = powerful people.
    * gente, la = public, the.
    * gente lectora = reading people.
    * gente marginada socialmente = socially deprived people.
    * gente mayor = elderly people.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * gente normal = pleb [plebe], straight people, ordinary men and women.
    * gente normal, la = ordinary people, hoi polloi, the.
    * gente sin hogar = homeless people.
    * gente sin techo = homeless people.
    * gente trabajadora = toiling crowd, working people.
    * hacer que la gente se vuelva a mirar = make + heads turn.
    * influir en la gente = influence + people.
    * la gente decía que = rumour had it that.
    * la gente dice que = rumour has it that.
    * la gente se está inquietando = the natives are nervous.
    * la gente se está poniendo nerviosa = the natives are nervous.
    * la gente se puso de pie para aplaudir = standing ovation.
    * la mayoría de la gente = most people, the majority of the people.
    * marea de gente = foot traffic, maddening crowd.
    * menospreciar a la gente = look down + Posesivo + nose at people.
    * mirar a la gente con desprecio = look down + Posesivo + nose at people.
    * mirar por encima del hombro a la gente = look down + Posesivo + nose at people.
    * mucha gente + esperar que = be widely expected.
    * orientado al servicio de la gente = people-centred, people-centric.
    * orientado hacia la gente = people-driven.
    * para alguna gente = to some people.
    * paso de la gente = flow of people.
    * pensado para la gente = people-driven.
    * tarea orientada hacia la gente = people-oriented task.
    * tener buen ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a good judge of character.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un hombre de gentes = a man of the people.
    * violación del derecho de la gente a + Nombre = invasion of people's right to + Nombre.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo (AmL) ( de buenas maneras) respectable; ( amable) kind, good
    II
    adverbio (Chi, Méx)
    III
    1)
    a) ( personas) people (pl)

    había muy poca/tanta gente — there were very few/so many people

    ¿qué va a decir la gente? — what will people say?

    ¿cómo está toda la gente del pueblo? — how's everyone back home?

    como la gente — (CS fam) <regalo/camisa> decent (colloq)

    ser gente — (AmS) to behave (properly)

    b) (Méx) ( persona) person
    2) gentes femenino plural (liter) ( habitantes) people (pl)
    * * *
    la gente
    = public, the

    Ex: Community education is another form of outreach that aims to educate the public about the availability of services that can help them, about their entitlement to benefits, or about their rights under the law.

    = humans, people, folk, public, peeps.
    Nota: Expresión coloquial derivada de la palabra people.

    Ex: The first of these categories does not involve indexing by humans.

    Ex: There are networks which have been designed for transmitting information to and from computers, rather than transmitting people's voices.
    Ex: On the other hand people passionately devoted to a hobby or sport or their work will endure without complaint conditions which less ardent folk think outrageously insupportable.
    Ex: There is no single public of library users; there are several publics.
    Ex: There were 6 peeps in the water and most were familiar faces.
    * ande yo caliente, ríase la gente = cry all the way to the bank, laugh all the way to the bank.
    * atraer gente = draw + people.
    * campaña de concienciación de la gente = awareness raising [awareness-raising].
    * caterva de gente = throng of people.
    * círculo cerrado de gente = clique.
    * concienciación de la gente = awareness raising [awareness-raising].
    * concienciar a la gente = build + public awareness, raise + awareness, raise + people's awareness, raise + public awareness, raise + consciousness, enhance + awareness.
    * conquistarse a la gente = win + hearts and minds.
    * contador de gente = people counter.
    * contratar gente = take on + people.
    * dignidad de la gente = people's dignity.
    * dirigido a la gente = people-oriented, people-centred, people-centric, people-driven.
    * formado por gente cotidiana de la calle = grassroots [grass-roots].
    * ganarse a la gente = win + hearts and minds.
    * gente bien = well-to-do, well-off.
    * gente común = pleb [plebe].
    * gente común, la = ordinary people, common people, the.
    * gente común y corriente, la = common people, the.
    * gente con éxito = successful people.
    * gente corriente, la = ordinary people.
    * gente de a pie = ordinary people.
    * gente de color = coloured people.
    * gente de éxito = successful people.
    * gente de la ciudad = townspeople.
    * gente del circo = circus performer.
    * gente de negocios = business people.
    * gente de poca importancia = small fry, the.
    * gente de poder = wielders of power, powerful people.
    * gente desfavorecida = small fry, the.
    * gente de todo tipo = people from all walks of life.
    * gente famosa = famous people.
    * gente influyente = powerful people.
    * gente, la = public, the.
    * gente lectora = reading people.
    * gente marginada socialmente = socially deprived people.
    * gente mayor = elderly people.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * gente normal = pleb [plebe], straight people, ordinary men and women.
    * gente normal, la = ordinary people, hoi polloi, the.
    * gente sin hogar = homeless people.
    * gente sin techo = homeless people.
    * gente trabajadora = toiling crowd, working people.
    * hacer que la gente se vuelva a mirar = make + heads turn.
    * influir en la gente = influence + people.
    * la gente decía que = rumour had it that.
    * la gente dice que = rumour has it that.
    * la gente se está inquietando = the natives are nervous.
    * la gente se está poniendo nerviosa = the natives are nervous.
    * la gente se puso de pie para aplaudir = standing ovation.
    * la mayoría de la gente = most people, the majority of the people.
    * marea de gente = foot traffic, maddening crowd.
    * menospreciar a la gente = look down + Posesivo + nose at people.
    * mirar a la gente con desprecio = look down + Posesivo + nose at people.
    * mirar por encima del hombro a la gente = look down + Posesivo + nose at people.
    * mucha gente + esperar que = be widely expected.
    * orientado al servicio de la gente = people-centred, people-centric.
    * orientado hacia la gente = people-driven.
    * para alguna gente = to some people.
    * paso de la gente = flow of people.
    * pensado para la gente = people-driven.
    * tarea orientada hacia la gente = people-oriented task.
    * tener buen ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a good judge of character.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un hombre de gentes = a man of the people.
    * violación del derecho de la gente a + Nombre = invasion of people's right to + Nombre.

    * * *
    ( AmL)
    1 (de buenas maneras) respectable
    es una familia muy or bien gente they're a very decent o respectable family
    2 (amable) kind, good
    (Chi, Méx): se portó muy gente conmigo she was very good o kind to me
    Nótese que en español, cuando el nombre gente significa personas, se traduce al inglés por people con verbo en plural - allí la gente es muy amable = the people are very nice there
    Cuando tiene el sentido de familia se traduce al inglés por family con el verbo en singular o plural - mi gente está de vacaciones = my family is o are on holiday
    A
    (personas) people (pl)
    había mucha/muy poca/tanta gente there were a lot of/very few/so many people
    ¿qué va a decir la gente? what will people say?
    tengo ganas de conocer gente nueva I want to meet some new people
    estas Navidades las pasaré con mi gente I'm spending this Christmas with my family o ( colloq) folks
    ¿cómo está toda la gente del pueblo? how's everyone back home?
    toda la gente del cine everyone in the movie o film world
    como la gente (CS fam); ‹regalo/camisa› decent ( colloq);
    ‹hablar› properly
    metido a gente ( Chi fam): es un roto metido a gente he's a jumped-up little nobody o a pretentious little upstart
    ser buena gente to be nice ( o kind etc)
    son muy buena gente they're very nice
    es buena gente ( AmL); he's nice
    ser gente ( AmS); to behave (properly)
    Compuestos:
    la gente bien no actúa de esa manera respectable people don't behave like that
    sólo se relaciona con la gente bien she only mixes with the right kind of people o with people of a certain class
    donde veranea la gente bien where well-to-do people spend their summer vacation ( AmE), where posh people spend their summer holidays ( BrE humor pej)
    la gente de a pie the man in the street, the ordinary citizen
    usa una jerga incomprensible para la gente de a pie he uses jargon which is incomprehensible to the layperson o to the layman o to the man in the street o to the average person
    ( Esp fam): la gente gorda the fat cats (pl), the bigwigs (pl)
    gente linda or ( Esp) guapa
    la gente linda or ( Esp) guapa the beautiful people (pl)
    la gente menuda the children (pl), the kids (pl) ( colloq)
    B gentes fpl ( liter) (habitantes) people (pl)
    * * *

     

    gente sustantivo femenino
    Nota:

    Nótese que en español, cuando el nombre gente significa personas, se traduce al inglés por people con verbo en plural - allí la gente es muy amable = people are very nice thereCuando tiene el sentido de familia se traduce al inglés por family con el verbo en singular o plural - mi gente está de vacaciones = my family is o are on holiday
    a) ( personas) people (pl);


    había muy poca/tanta gente there were very few/so many people;
    gente bien ( de respeto) respectable people;

    ( adinerada) well-to-do people;

    ser buena gente to be nice (o kind etc);
    ser gente (AmS) to behave (properly)
    b) (Méx) ( persona) person

    ■ adjetivo (AmL) ( de buenas maneras) respectable;
    ( amable) kind, good
    ■ adverbio (Chi, Méx):
    se portó muy gente conmigo she was very good o kind to me

    gente sustantivo femenino
    1 people pl
    gente menuda, children
    2 (familia) folks pl: lo celebrará con su gente, she'll celebrate it with her family
    3 (persona) person: ese Manuel es muy mala gente, there's something dodgy about Manuel
    ♦ Locuciones: LAm ser gente, to be good, kind o respectable

    ' gente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - aborregar
    - agolparse
    - alternar
    - calaña
    - casa
    - cuánta
    - cuánto
    - demás
    - demasiada
    - demasiado
    - desarraigar
    - empujar
    - enferma
    - enfermo
    - enjuiciar
    - familia
    - galería
    - haber
    - hacinarse
    - hospitalaria
    - hospitalario
    - infestar
    - juego
    - lugar
    - mayoría
    - menuda
    - menudo
    - multitud
    - pelaje
    - peña
    - poblar
    - pulular
    - qué
    - rebosar
    - remolino
    - repleta
    - repleto
    - rozarse
    - sesgada
    - sesgado
    - tipo
    - trajín
    - vivir
    - acomodado
    - aglomeración
    - ambiente
    - apestado
    - apiñarse
    English:
    all
    - anxiety
    - batch
    - body
    - busload
    - bustling
    - circle
    - congested
    - congregate
    - crush
    - derive
    - disorderly
    - draw
    - drift
    - empathize
    - few
    - fill
    - flock
    - folk
    - frisk
    - gather
    - get on
    - good
    - goodwill
    - grating
    - half
    - handle
    - hold back
    - hold up
    - hover
    - humorous
    - jam-packed
    - join
    - like
    - lot
    - magnificent
    - mill about
    - mill around
    - mob
    - most
    - nice
    - nowadays
    - onrush
    - onslaught
    - outgoing
    - overcrowded
    - people
    - play on
    - play upon
    - polite
    * * *
    gente1 adj inv
    Am [amable] decent;
    son muy gente they're very decent folk
    gente2 nf
    1. [personas] people;
    acudió muy poca gente very few people went;
    toda la gente everyone, everybody;
    son buena gente they're good people;
    David es buena gente David is a good guy;
    CSur Fam
    como la gente: hacer algo como la gente to do sth properly;
    gente bien well-to-do people;
    el barrio donde vive la gente bien the part of town where the well-to-do o Br posh people live;
    gente de bien decent folk;
    Méx Fam gente bonita beautiful people;
    gente de la calle ordinary people;
    Esp Fam gente guapa beautiful people; Andes, RP Fam gente linda beautiful people;
    2. Fam [grupo de amigos] crowd;
    ahora se ve con otra gente she goes around with a different crowd now
    3. Fam [familia] folks
    4.
    gentes [habitantes] people;
    las gentes del lugar the local people, the locals
    * * *
    f
    1 people pl ;
    buena gente good o respectable people pl ;
    ser buena gente be nice;
    la gente mayor grown-ups pl ; ancianos elderly people pl, old people pl ;
    mi gente my family
    2 L.Am. ( persona) person
    * * *
    gente nf
    1) : people
    2) : relatives pl, folks pl
    3)
    gente menuda fam : children, kids pl
    4)
    ser buena gente : to be nice, to be kind
    * * *
    1. (en general) people
    2. (familia) family [pl. families]

    Spanish-English dictionary > gente

  • 12 gente trabajadora

    (n.) = toiling crowd, working people
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex. The author examines the social and architectural history of the industrial estate, using evidence from the experiences of working people.
    * * *
    (n.) = toiling crowd, working people

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.

    Ex: The author examines the social and architectural history of the industrial estate, using evidence from the experiences of working people.

    Spanish-English dictionary > gente trabajadora

  • 13 impertérrito

    adj.
    imperturbable, unimpressed, undaunted, undisturbed.
    * * *
    1 imperturbable, undaunted
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=sin miedo) unafraid
    2) (=impávido) unshaken, unmoved
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo unmoved
    * * *
    = undeterred, unabashed, undaunted, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unflappable, unfazed.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'What's the number?: an unofficial and unabashed guide to the Library of Congress Classification for the social sciences'.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex. Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex. In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex. Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex. I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex. Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex. Polish Prime Minister said his country was unfazed by Russian threats to point missiles at a planned US missile shield site in Poland.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo unmoved
    * * *
    = undeterred, unabashed, undaunted, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unflappable, unfazed.

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'What's the number?: an unofficial and unabashed guide to the Library of Congress Classification for the social sciences'.
    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex: Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex: In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex: Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex: I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex: Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex: Polish Prime Minister said his country was unfazed by Russian threats to point missiles at a planned US missile shield site in Poland.

    * * *
    unmoved
    escucharon impertérritos las acusaciones they listened impassively to the charges
    oyó impertérrito mis reproches he listened to my reproaches unperturbed o unmoved
    * * *

    impertérrito,-a adjetivo undaunted, fearless
    ' impertérrito' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    impertérrita
    English:
    unperturbed
    - undaunted
    * * *
    impertérrito, -a adj
    [impávido] unperturbed, unmoved; [ante peligros] fearless
    * * *
    adj unperturbed, unmoved

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  • 14 impávido

    adj.
    1 impassive, imperturbable, emotionless, devoid of emotion.
    2 intrepid, dauntless, fearless, undaunted.
    * * *
    1 dauntless
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=valiente) intrepid; (=impasible) dauntless, undaunted
    2) LAm (=insolente) cheeky, sassy (EEUU) *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (liter) ( impasible) impassive, unperturbed; ( sin miedo) undaunted
    * * *
    = unflappable, straight-faced, dauntless, undaunted.
    Ex. Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex. Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    Ex. He was a dauntless adventurer, a sleuthhound, a research scholar of exceptional acuity.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (liter) ( impasible) impassive, unperturbed; ( sin miedo) undaunted
    * * *
    = unflappable, straight-faced, dauntless, undaunted.

    Ex: Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.

    Ex: Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    Ex: He was a dauntless adventurer, a sleuthhound, a research scholar of exceptional acuity.
    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.

    * * *
    ( liter) (impasible) impassive, unperturbed; (sin miedo) undaunted
    aguantó impávido mis reproches he bore my reproaches impassively ( liter)
    todos huyeron pero él permaneció impávido en su puesto everyone else fled but he remained at his post undaunted o he remained fearlessly at his post
    * * *

    impávido,-a adjetivo
    1 (que no se asusta) unafraid, fearless, undaunted
    2 LAm cheeky
    ' impávido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    impávida
    English:
    undismayed
    - unflinching
    * * *
    impávido, -a adj
    1. [valeroso] fearless, courageous
    2. [impasible] impassive
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( valiente) fearless, undaunted
    2 ( impasible) impassive
    * * *
    impávido, -da adj
    : undaunted, unperturbed

    Spanish-English dictionary > impávido

  • 15 inmutable

    adj.
    immutable, unchangeable.
    * * *
    1 unchangeable, immutable
    * * *
    ADJ [principio, sociedad] unchanging; [persona] impassive
    * * *
    a) ( inalterable) <designios/principio> unchanging, immutable (frml)
    b) ( impasible) < persona> impassive
    * * *
    = immutable, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unfazed, undaunted.
    Ex. This is an immutable axiom, which can be assumed to hold true for the foreseeable generations of computing systems and systems analysts.
    Ex. Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex. In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex. Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex. I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex. Polish Prime Minister said his country was unfazed by Russian threats to point missiles at a planned US missile shield site in Poland.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    ----
    * cara inmutable = poker face.
    * rosto inmutable = poker face.
    * * *
    a) ( inalterable) <designios/principio> unchanging, immutable (frml)
    b) ( impasible) < persona> impassive
    * * *
    = immutable, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unfazed, undaunted.

    Ex: This is an immutable axiom, which can be assumed to hold true for the foreseeable generations of computing systems and systems analysts.

    Ex: Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex: In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex: Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex: I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex: Polish Prime Minister said his country was unfazed by Russian threats to point missiles at a planned US missile shield site in Poland.
    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    * cara inmutable = poker face.
    * rosto inmutable = poker face.

    * * *
    1 (inalterable) ‹designios/principio› unchanging, immutable ( frml)
    2 (impasible) ‹persona› impassive
    permaneció inmutable he remained impassive
    un hombre de rostro inmutable a man whose expression never changes
    * * *

    inmutable adjetivo unchangeable, immutable: permanece inmutable ante los insultos, he's oblivious to insults
    ' inmutable' also found in these entries:
    English:
    unabashed
    - unchangeable
    * * *
    1. [que no cambia] immutable, unchangeable;
    un principio inmutable an unchanging principle
    2. [imperturbable] impassive;
    permaneció inmutable mientras leían la sentencia he remained impassive while the sentence was read out
    * * *
    adj unchanging
    * * *
    : immutable, unchangeable

    Spanish-English dictionary > inmutable

  • 16 insistente

    adj.
    insistent.
    f. & m.
    insistent person.
    * * *
    1 insistent
    * * *
    ADJ [persona] insistent; [quejas] persistent
    * * *
    adjetivo < persona> insistent; <recomendaciones/pedidos> repeated (before n), persistent; < timbrazos> insistent, repeated (before n)
    * * *
    = insistent, undaunted, importunate, pushy [pushier -comp., pushiest -sup.], tenacious.
    Ex. Increasingly insistent, however, are the voices of those who disagree.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex. She concludes that this problem probes the importunate boundaries separating man from beast and the natural from the monstrous.
    Ex. Parents can help the development of a child prodigy in an infinite number of ways, ranging from the attentive but not too pushy to the downright obsessive.
    Ex. She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many as she has friends.
    * * *
    adjetivo < persona> insistent; <recomendaciones/pedidos> repeated (before n), persistent; < timbrazos> insistent, repeated (before n)
    * * *
    = insistent, undaunted, importunate, pushy [pushier -comp., pushiest -sup.], tenacious.

    Ex: Increasingly insistent, however, are the voices of those who disagree.

    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex: She concludes that this problem probes the importunate boundaries separating man from beast and the natural from the monstrous.
    Ex: Parents can help the development of a child prodigy in an infinite number of ways, ranging from the attentive but not too pushy to the downright obsessive.
    Ex: She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many as she has friends.

    * * *
    ‹persona› insistent; ‹recomendaciones/pedidos› repeated ( before n), persistent; ‹timbrazos› insistent, repeated ( before n)
    se dieron insistentes avisos por megafonía they made repeated announcements over the loudspeaker
    * * *

    insistente adjetivo ‹ persona insistent;
    recomendaciones/pedidos repeated ( before n), persistent;
    timbrazos insistent, repeated ( before n)
    insistente adjetivo insistent, persistent, repeated
    ' insistente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    machacón
    - machacona
    English:
    insistent
    - nagging
    - persistent
    * * *
    [persona] insistent; [preguntas] persistent;
    la insistente lluvia obligó a cancelar el concierto the persistent rain meant that the concert had to be cancelled;
    circulaban insistentes rumores sobre un golpe de estado there were persistent rumours of a coup d'état
    * * *
    adj insistent
    * * *
    : insistent

    Spanish-English dictionary > insistente

  • 17 persistente

    adj.
    persistent.
    * * *
    1 persistent
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo persistent
    * * *
    = lingering, persistent, haunting, undaunted, tenacious.
    Ex. Another lingering misconception is that reference work is restricted to reference libraries.
    Ex. Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex. When the Jesuit order left China they left behind, as their last legacy, a haunting epitaph: 'Move on, voyager, congratulate the dead, console the living, pray for everyone, wonder, and be silent'.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex. She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many as she has friends.
    ----
    * estado vegetativo persistente = persistent vegetative state.
    * * *
    adjetivo persistent
    * * *
    = lingering, persistent, haunting, undaunted, tenacious.

    Ex: Another lingering misconception is that reference work is restricted to reference libraries.

    Ex: Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex: When the Jesuit order left China they left behind, as their last legacy, a haunting epitaph: 'Move on, voyager, congratulate the dead, console the living, pray for everyone, wonder, and be silent'.
    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex: She's tough and tenacious and she still has almost as many as she has friends.
    * estado vegetativo persistente = persistent vegetative state.

    * * *
    persistent
    * * *

    persistente adjetivo
    persistent
    persistente adjetivo persistent
    ' persistente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    rebelde
    - asiduo
    English:
    lingering
    - nagging
    - persistent
    - stubborn
    - linger
    - nag
    * * *
    persistent
    * * *
    adj persistent

    Spanish-English dictionary > persistente

  • 18 sin dejarse desanimar

    (adj.) = undaunted
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    * * *
    (adj.) = undaunted

    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin dejarse desanimar

  • 19 trabajador2

    2 = industrious, serious minded, hard-working.
    Ex. The article 'Books made to order: libraries as publishers' reviews the practice of publishing as an activity for industrious smaller libraries.
    Ex. From his description one gets the impression that the inhabitants of Utopia are serious minded and that they read for instruction or for improving their own mind.
    Ex. Some people like to claim that illegals are just hard-working, decent, honest people.
    ----
    * alumno trabajador = student staff.
    * clase trabajadora = labouring class.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * gente trabajadora = toiling crowd.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * sociedad trabajadora = working society.

    Spanish-English dictionary > trabajador2

  • 20 trabajar duro

    v.
    to work hard, to get the lead out of one's pants, to toil, to be hard at work.
    * * *
    (v.) = labour [labor, -USA], toil, slave away
    Ex. So we see many wits and ingenuities lying scattered up and down the world, whereof some are now labouring to do what is already done and puzzling themselves to reinvent what is already invented.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex. Anyone who's spoken to me recently is probably aware that on most nights I'm up slaving away to the wee hours of the morning on my project.
    * * *
    (v.) = labour [labor, -USA], toil, slave away

    Ex: So we see many wits and ingenuities lying scattered up and down the world, whereof some are now labouring to do what is already done and puzzling themselves to reinvent what is already invented.

    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex: Anyone who's spoken to me recently is probably aware that on most nights I'm up slaving away to the wee hours of the morning on my project.

    Spanish-English dictionary > trabajar duro

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