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  • 1 bien educado

    adj.
    well-bred, courteous, polite, well-behaved.
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    (adj.) = urbane
    Ex. His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
    * * *
    (adj.) = urbane

    Ex: His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bien educado

  • 2 bien1

    1 = fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], neatly, tidy, jolly + Adjetivo/Adverbio, aright, alright [all right], all right [alright], good.
    Ex. The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex. This arrangement is ideal for well-defined subjects which coincide neatly with the interest of the library user.
    Ex. This was all very tidy, but who was to judge significance?.
    Ex. The public library people and some others have needs that have long been unmet, but jolly well ought to be as soon as possible.
    Ex. Another wise precaution at this preliminary stage is to make sure that he has heard aright.
    Ex. The article 'The kids are alright?' presents some of the findings of the questionnaire study which had as its focus the qualitative impact of public libraries on children's reading.
    Ex. So the system apparently works all right and no one is suggesting that it needs a major overhaul.
    Ex. It is imperative for young people to learn to be empathetic, both for their own good and for the good of society as a whole.
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    * abrigarse bien = wrap up + warm.
    * acoger bien = welcome.
    * aguantarlo bien = take it in + Posesivo + stride.
    * ahora bien = now.
    * bastante bien = good enough, rather well, fairly + Verbo.
    * bien aceptado = well-accepted.
    * bien acomodado = well-to-do, well-off.
    * bien administrado = well-managed.
    * bien afeitado = clean shaven.
    * bien andado = well trodden.
    * bien anunciado = well-advertised, well-announced.
    * bien arado = well-tilled.
    * bien argumentado = well-considered.
    * bien arreglado = well-groomed.
    * bien comprendido = well-understood.
    * bien común, el = common good, the, common wealth, the.
    * bien conectado = well-connected.
    * bien conocido = well-known, well-understood.
    * bien conseguido = well-rendered.
    * bien conservado = well-kept.
    * bien considerado = all things considered.
    * bien construido = well-built.
    * bien controlado = well-regulated.
    * bien cuidado = clean-cut, well-tended.
    * bien cultural = cultural product.
    * bien definido = well-defined, clearly defined, clearly-drawn, clean-cut, articulated, clear-cut.
    * bien demarcado = hard-edged.
    * bien de todos, el = common good, the.
    * bien dicho = amen to that!.
    * bien diferenciado = well differentiated.
    * bien dirigido = well-regulated.
    * bien documentado = well documented [well-documented].
    * bien dotado = well-equipped, well-endowed, well-resourced.
    * bien dotado de medios = well-resourced.
    * bien dotado de personal = well-staffed.
    * bien dotado de recursos = well-resourced.
    * bien educado = urbane.
    * bien encaminado = a step in the right direction.
    * bien ensayado = well-practised [well-practiced, -USA].
    * bien entrada la noche = late at night.
    * bien equilibrado = well balanced [well-balanced].
    * bien equipado = well-appointed, well-equipped, well-resourced.
    * bien equipado de medios = well-resourced.
    * bien equipado de recursos = well-resourced.
    * bien escrito = well-written.
    * bien estructurado = well thought out, well-structured [well structured].
    * bien expresado = well-articulated.
    * bien financiado = well-funded.
    * bien formado = shapely [shapelier -comp., shapeliest -sup.], articulated.
    * bien formalizado = well-formalised [well-formalized].
    * bien formulado = well-formulated.
    * bien fundado = well-justified, well-formulated.
    * bien fundamentado = well-founded.
    * bien gestionado = well-managed.
    * bien gobernado = well-regulated, well-governed.
    * bien hecho = well-made, well formed [well-formed], well-rendered, well done.
    * ¡bien hecho! = the way to go!.
    * bien iluminado = well-lit.
    * bien informado = well-informed, informed.
    * bienintencionado = well-intentioned, well meant, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * bien justificado = well-founded, well-formulated.
    * bien llevado = well-run.
    * bien merecido = well deserved, well deserved, well-earned.
    * bien mirado = all things considered.
    * bien... o... = either... or..., either... or....
    * bien ordenado = well-kept, well-ordered, in good order.
    * bien organizado = well-organised [well-organized], well-structured [well structured].
    * bien pagado = well-paid.
    * bien parecido = personable, good looking.
    * bien pensado = well thought out.
    * bien planeado = well-planned.
    * bien planificado = well-planned.
    * bien practicado = well-practised [well-practiced, -USA].
    * bien preparado = well-trained, well-prepared.
    * bien presentado = well-presented, well-rendered.
    * bien producido = well-produced, well-made.
    * bien proporcionado = shapely [shapelier -comp., shapeliest -sup.].
    * bien provisto = well-endowed.
    * bien provisto (de) = well-stocked (with).
    * bien público = public good, commonwealth.
    * bien recibido = welcome.
    * bien reconocido = well-recognised [well-recognized].
    * bien redondito = well-rounded.
    * bien remunerado = well-paid.
    * bien representado = well represented, well-rendered.
    * bien seleccionado = well-chosen, well-selected.
    * bien sincronizado = well-synchronised [well-synchronized, -USA].
    * bien surtido (de) = well-stocked (with).
    * bien testado = well-tested.
    * bien tratado = well represented.
    * bien uniformado = well-uniformed.
    * bien ventilado = airy [airier -comp., airiest -sup.].
    * bien vestido = well-dressed, dapper.
    * bien visto = welcome.
    * caerse bien = hit it off.
    * cambiar Algo para bien = turn + Nombre + into a good thing.
    * cambiar para bien = change for + the better.
    * casar bien = fit in + well.
    * comenzar bien = get off to + a (good/great) start, make + a good start.
    * comprender bien = be clear in your mind.
    * comprenderse bien = be well understood.
    * conservarse bien = keep + well.
    * cosas + ir bien = things + go well.
    * creer que estar bien = feel + right.
    * cuatro verdades bien dichas = home truth.
    * dársele Algo bien a Uno = be good at.
    * dársele a Uno bien las plantas = have + a green thumb, have + green fingers.
    * dejar bien claro = make + it + crystal clear, make + Reflexivo + crystal clear.
    * desempeñar bien una función = perform + well.
    * despedirse de Alguien deseándole que todo vaya bien = wish + well.
    * el bien de = the good of.
    * empezar a ir bien = fall into + place.
    * estar bien = be okay, be in good shape, be in good health.
    * estar bien de salud = be in good health.
    * estar bien encaminado = be on the right track.
    * estar bien pensado = be carefully thought out.
    * funcionar bien = be in order.
    * gente bien = well-to-do, well-off.
    * hablar muy bien de = rant and rave.
    * hablarse bien de Algo o Alguien = be well spoken of.
    * hacer Algo muy bien = do + an excellent job of, make + an excellent job of.
    * hacer bien = do + good.
    * hacerlo bien = put + matters + right, be right on track.
    * hacer sentir bien = make + Nombre + feel good.
    * hasta ahora, todo bien = so far, so good.
    * haz el bien y no mires a quién = cast your bread upon the waters.
    * impuesto de bienes inmuebles (IBI) = property tax.
    * ir bien = go + well, do + well, go + strong.
    * ir bien encaminado = be on the right track.
    * ir todo bien = be fine.
    * jugar bien + Posesivo + baza = play + Posesivo + cards right.
    * jugar bien + Posesivo + cartas = play + Posesivo + cards right.
    * llevarlo bien = take it in + Posesivo + stride.
    * llevarse bien = get along, on good terms.
    * llevarse bien con Alguien = get on with + Pronombre Personal.
    * lo que está bien y lo que está mal = rights and wrongs.
    * mantener los ojos bien abiertos = keep + Posesivo + eyes (wide) open, keep + Posesivo + eyes peeled, keep + Posesivo + eyes skinned.
    * mantenerse bien = keep + well.
    * marchar bien = go + strong.
    * más bien = if you like, instead.
    * más bien bajo = shortish.
    * más bien pequeño = smallish.
    * más bien todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * masticar bien = chew up.
    * mirándolo bien = all things considered.
    * muy bien = nicely.
    * ¡muy bien! = the way to go!.
    * muy bien pagado = highly paid.
    * muy bien + podría + Verbo = might + well + Verbo.
    * muy bien + puede + Verbo = may well + Verbo.
    * muy bien remunerado = highly paid.
    * no caer bien = not take + kindly to.
    * no estar bien equilibrado = skew.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no ser bien visto = be in the doghouse.
    * no tomárselo bien = not take + kindly to.
    * pago único y bien grande = fat lump sum.
    * para bien = for the best, for the better.
    * para bien de = in the best interests of, for the good of.
    * para bien de Alguien = in + Posesivo + best interest.
    * para bien o para mal = for better or (for) worse, for good or (for) ill, for good or (for) evil.
    * para el bien de = for the benefit of.
    * para + Posesivo + propio bien = for + Posesivo + own good.
    * parecer bien = be all right with + Persona.
    * pasarlo bien = have + fun, be a great time.
    * pasárselo bien = have + a good time, have + a great time.
    * pasárselo la mar de bien = have + a whale of a time, have + a great time.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * por ahora todo va bien = so far, so good.
    * por el bien del saber = for knowledge's sake.
    * puede muy bien ser = could well be.
    * puede muy bien ser que = it may well be that.
    * puede que al final sea para bien = be a blessing in disguise.
    * pues bien = well.
    * que bota bien = bouncy [bouncier -comp., bounciest -sup.].
    * que no ajusta bien = ill-fitting.
    * que no cierra bien = leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup], leaking.
    * que no queda bien = ill-fitting.
    * que rebota bien = bouncy [bouncier -comp., bounciest -sup.].
    * recibir bien = welcome.
    * recibir bien una iniciativa = welcome + initiative.
    * salir bien = go + well.
    * salir bien al final = turn out + right in the end.
    * salir todo bien = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet.
    * seguir haciéndolo bien = keep up + the good work.
    * seguir trabajando bien = keep up + the good work.
    * sentar bien a Alguien = look + good on + Nombre.
    * sentirse bien = feel + good, wellness, feel + right, get + high.
    * sentirse bien con Uno mismo = feel + right.
    * ser algo bien conocido que = it + be + a (well)-known fact that.
    * ser algo (muy) bien sabido que = it + be + a (well)-known fact that.
    * ser por el bien de Alguien = be to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * estar suficientemente bien + Participio Pasado = be sufficiently well + Participio Pasado.
    * ser suficientemente bien + Participio Pasado = be sufficiently well + Participio Pasado.
    * ser un hecho bien conocido que = it + be + a (well)-known fact that.
    * ser un hecho bien sabido que = it + be + a (well)-known fact that.
    * servir muy bien = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * si bien es cierto que = albeit (that).
    * sin bien se mira = all things considered.
    * sino más bien = rather.
    * sino (que) más bien = but rather.
    * todo ir bien = all + be + well with the world.
    * tomárselo bien = take it in + Posesivo + stride.
    * un trabajo bien hecho = a job well done.
    * usar Algo bien = put to + good use.
    * venir bien = be none the worse for (that), suit + best.
    * venir muy bien = fit + the bill.
    * ver bien = welcome.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bien1

  • 3 bullanguero

    adj.
    riotous, uproarious, rowdy, noisy.
    m.
    noisy person, rowdy.
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    1 (alborotador) noisy, rowdy
    2 (juerguista) fun-loving
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    2 (juerguista) fun-lover
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    bullanguero, -a
    1.
    ADJ riotous, rowdy
    2. SM / F
    1) (=persona ruidosa) noisy person
    2) (=alborotador) troublemaker
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    - ra adjetivo (fam) < persona> fun-loving; <música/ambiente> lively
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    = rumbustious, boisterous.
    Ex. One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    * * *
    - ra adjetivo (fam) < persona> fun-loving; <música/ambiente> lively
    * * *
    = rumbustious, boisterous.

    Ex: One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.

    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.

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    ( fam); ‹persona› fun-loving; ‹música/ambiente› lively
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    bullanguero
    ◊ -ra adjetivo (fam) ‹ persona fun-loving;


    música/ambiente lively
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    bullanguero, -a
    adj
    ser muy bullanguero to love a good time, to love partying
    nm,f
    es un bullanguero he loves a good time o loves partying
    * * *
    fam
    I adj rowdy
    II m, bullanguera f troublemaker

    Spanish-English dictionary > bullanguero

  • 4 bullicioso

    adj.
    1 noisy, bustling, boisterous, riotous.
    2 lively, riproaring.
    * * *
    1 (ruidoso) noisy
    2 (animado) lively; (con ajetreo) busy
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=ruidoso) [lugar] noisy; [niño] boisterous
    2) (=con actividad) busy, bustling
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <calle/barrio> busy, noisy; < niño> boisterous
    * * *
    = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], hard-driving, roaring, bustling, boisterous, abuzz, rumbustious, hurly-burly.
    Ex. But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.
    Ex. Dexter Basil Rundle is a vice-president of the Garrett National Bank in Garrett, a practical, progressive, hard-driving city of 122,680 in the Midwest.
    Ex. Today, with its population of almost 80,000, Wexler bears little resemblance to the roaring lumber center it became in the middle decades of the nineteenth century.
    Ex. The article 'A bustling New York ALA show' describes the vendor exhibits at the American Library Association Annual Conference in New York.
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex. She is keeping New York abuzz by shrouding the launch of 'Talk,' her new magazine, in mystery.
    Ex. One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex. Its principles of living close to the natural world and striving for balance in all that we do provide an antidote to our hurly-burly existence.
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    - sa adjetivo <calle/barrio> busy, noisy; < niño> boisterous
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    = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.], hard-driving, roaring, bustling, boisterous, abuzz, rumbustious, hurly-burly.

    Ex: But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.

    Ex: Dexter Basil Rundle is a vice-president of the Garrett National Bank in Garrett, a practical, progressive, hard-driving city of 122,680 in the Midwest.
    Ex: Today, with its population of almost 80,000, Wexler bears little resemblance to the roaring lumber center it became in the middle decades of the nineteenth century.
    Ex: The article 'A bustling New York ALA show' describes the vendor exhibits at the American Library Association Annual Conference in New York.
    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex: She is keeping New York abuzz by shrouding the launch of 'Talk,' her new magazine, in mystery.
    Ex: One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex: Its principles of living close to the natural world and striving for balance in all that we do provide an antidote to our hurly-burly existence.

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    ‹calle/barrio› busy, noisy; ‹niño› boisterous
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    bullicioso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    noisy

    ' bullicioso' also found in these entries:
    English:
    boisterous
    - bustling
    - noisy
    - riotous
    - rip-roaring
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    bullicioso, -a
    adj
    1. [agitado] [reunión, multitud] noisy;
    [calle, mercado] busy, bustling
    2. [inquieto] rowdy, boisterous
    nm,f
    boisterous person
    * * *
    adj bustling
    * * *
    bullicioso, -sa adj
    : noisy, busy, turbulent

    Spanish-English dictionary > bullicioso

  • 5 cortesano

    adj.
    1 of the court.
    2 courtly, courteous, gentle, polite.
    m.
    courtier.
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    2 (cortés) courteous, courtly
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (de la corte) courtier
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    1.
    ADJ of the court, courtly
    2.
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo court (before n)
    II
    - na masculino, femenino courtier
    * * *
    = urbane.
    Ex. His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo court (before n)
    II
    - na masculino, femenino courtier
    * * *

    Ex: His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.

    * * *
    cortesano1 -na
    court ( before n)
    cortesano2 -na
    masculine, feminine
    courtier
    * * *
    cortesano, -a
    adj
    [modales] courtly;
    la vida cortesana life at court
    nm,f
    [personaje de la corte] courtier
    * * *
    I adj court atr
    II m courtier
    * * *
    cortesano, -na adj
    : courtly
    cortesano, -na n
    : courtier

    Spanish-English dictionary > cortesano

  • 6 cortés

    m.
    Cortes, Hernando Cortez.
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    1 courteous, polite
    \
    lo cortés no quita lo valiente familiar you can be polite but brave at the same time
    * * *
    adj.
    courteous, polite
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=atento) courteous, polite
    2)
    * * *
    adjetivo polite, courteous
    * * *
    = polite, corteous, courteous, considerate, gracious, urbane, well-mannered, chivalrous, gentlemanlike, civil, friendly-sounding.
    Ex. Events are not named according to what it is polite or ideal to call them, but according to what they are actually called by authorities in the field.
    Ex. Beneath his courteous exterior he hid a sudden spasm of profound agitation.
    Ex. However compassionate, courteous, and unpressed for time one is, it becomes necessary to move on to other duties.
    Ex. Library users fall into 4 groups: (1) patrons, who are considerate, grateful and undemanding; (2) 'pests' -- the in considerate; (3) 'pirates' who steal, deface and mutilate library property and materials; (4) 'vampires' whose enquiries make excessive demands upon the librarian's time.
    Ex. It will be necessary to be gracious when accepting what seem to be peripheral assignments from a company vice president.
    Ex. His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
    Ex. One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests.
    Ex. The sketchbook features drawings illustrating the liberal arts (including personifications of the planets), the chivalrous life (including hunting and love), household remedies, mining and smelting, and war technology.
    Ex. Mr. Bingley was good-looking and gentlemanlike: he had a pleasant countenance, and easy, unaffected manners.
    Ex. This situation only really stands out because this place is normally such an oasis of gentlemanly and civil behaviour.
    Ex. The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
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    * poco cortés = impolite, ungentlemanlike.
    * ser cortés con = be civil towards.
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    adjetivo polite, courteous
    * * *
    = polite, corteous, courteous, considerate, gracious, urbane, well-mannered, chivalrous, gentlemanlike, civil, friendly-sounding.

    Ex: Events are not named according to what it is polite or ideal to call them, but according to what they are actually called by authorities in the field.

    Ex: Beneath his courteous exterior he hid a sudden spasm of profound agitation.
    Ex: However compassionate, courteous, and unpressed for time one is, it becomes necessary to move on to other duties.
    Ex: Library users fall into 4 groups: (1) patrons, who are considerate, grateful and undemanding; (2) 'pests' -- the in considerate; (3) 'pirates' who steal, deface and mutilate library property and materials; (4) 'vampires' whose enquiries make excessive demands upon the librarian's time.
    Ex: It will be necessary to be gracious when accepting what seem to be peripheral assignments from a company vice president.
    Ex: His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
    Ex: One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests.
    Ex: The sketchbook features drawings illustrating the liberal arts (including personifications of the planets), the chivalrous life (including hunting and love), household remedies, mining and smelting, and war technology.
    Ex: Mr. Bingley was good-looking and gentlemanlike: he had a pleasant countenance, and easy, unaffected manners.
    Ex: This situation only really stands out because this place is normally such an oasis of gentlemanly and civil behaviour.
    Ex: The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
    * poco cortés = impolite, ungentlemanlike.
    * ser cortés con = be civil towards.

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    polite, courteous
    lo cortés no quita lo valiente: ¿aún la saludas después de lo que te hizo? — sí, lo cortés no quita lo valiente you still say hello to her after what she did to you? — yes, politeness doesn't have to be a sign of weakness o you don't lose anything by being polite
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    Del verbo cortar: ( conjugate cortar)

    cortes es:

    2ª persona singular (tú) presente subjuntivo

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    cortés
    cortar ( conjugate cortar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( dividir) ‹cuerda/pastel to cut, chop;
    asado to carve;
    leña/madera to chop;
    baraja to cut;
    cortés algo por la mitad to cut sth in half o in two;

    cortés algo en rodajas/en cuadritos to slice/dice sth;
    cortés algo en trozos to cut sth into pieces
    2 (quitar, separar) ‹rama/punta/pierna to cut off;
    árbol to cut down, chop down;
    flores› (CS) to pick;

    3 ( hacer más corto) ‹pelo/uñas to cut;
    césped/pasto to mow;
    seto to cut;
    rosal to cut back;
    texto to cut down
    4 ( en costura) ‹falda/vestido to cut out
    5 ( interrumpir)
    a)agua/gas/luz/teléfono to cut off;

    película/programa to interrupt
    b) calle› [policía/obreros] to close, block off;

    [ manifestantes] to block;

    6 (censurar, editar) ‹ película to cut;
    escena/diálogo to cut (out)
    7 [ frío]:
    el frío me cortó los labios my lips were chapped o cracked from the cold weather

    verbo intransitivo
    1 [cuchillo/tijeras] to cut
    2
    a) (Cin):

    ¡corten! cut!




    cortarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( interrumpirse) [proyección/película] to stop;
    [llamada/gas] to get cut off;

    se me cortó la respiración I could hardly breathe
    2

    brazo/cara to cut;

    b) ( refl) ‹uñas/pelo to cut;


    c) ( caus) ‹ peloto have … cut;


    d) [piel/labios] to crack, become chapped

    3 ( cruzarse) [líneas/calles] to cross
    4 [ leche] to curdle;
    [mayonesa/salsa] to separate
    5 (Chi, Esp) [ persona] (turbarse, aturdirse) to get embarrassed
    cortés adjetivo
    polite, courteous
    cortar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to cut
    (un árbol) to cut down
    (el césped) to mow
    2 (amputar) to cut off
    3 (la luz, el teléfono) to cut off
    4 (impedir el paso) to block
    5 (eliminar, censurar) to cut out
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (partir) to cut
    2 (atajar) to cut across, to take a short cut
    3 familiar (interrumpir una relación) to split up: cortó con su novia, he split up with his girlfriend
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar cortar por lo sano, to put an end to
    cortés adjetivo courteous, polite
    ' cortés' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    corte
    - cumplida
    - cumplido
    - disolución
    - educada
    - educado
    - gentil
    - atento
    - cortar
    - galantería
    - presidir
    English:
    attentive
    - chivalrous
    - civil
    - courteous
    - gallant
    - graceful
    - gracious
    - urbane
    - cut
    - debonair
    - polite
    * * *
    cortés adj
    polite, courteous;
    lo cortés no quita lo valiente there's no harm in being polite
    * * *
    adj courteous
    * * *
    cortés adj
    : courteous, polite
    cortésmente adv
    * * *
    Cortes npl Spanish Parliament

    Spanish-English dictionary > cortés

  • 7 dar bandazos

    v.
    to swerve while in motion, to lurch, to careen.
    El botecito se tamboleó peligrosamente The dinghy careened dangerously.
    * * *
    to lurch
    * * *
    (v.) = lurch
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    * * *
    (v.) = lurch

    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar bandazos

  • 8 educado

    adj.
    1 educated, cultured.
    2 polite, well-behaved, refined, well-bred.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: educar.
    * * *
    1 polite
    * * *
    (f. - educada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (=de buenos modales) well-mannered, polite; (=instruido) cultivated

    mal educado(=de malos modales) ill-mannered; (=grosero) rude

    * * *
    - da adjetivo polite, well-mannered
    * * *
    Ex. One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests.
    ----
    * bien educado = urbane.
    * mal educado = impolite.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo polite, well-mannered
    * * *

    Ex: One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests.

    * bien educado = urbane.
    * mal educado = impolite.

    * * *
    educado -da
    ‹adulto› polite, well-mannered
    un niño bien educado a well-mannered o well brought-up o polite child
    * * *

    Del verbo educar: ( conjugate educar)

    educado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    educado    
    educar
    educado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    polite, well-mannered
    educar ( conjugate educar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) (Educ) to educate, teach


    ciudadanos to educate
    2oído/voz to train
    educarse verbo pronominal ( hacer los estudios) to be educated
    educado,-a adj (cortés) polite: es un niño muy bien/mal educado, he's a very well-mannered/rude boy
    educar verbo transitivo
    1 (criar) to raise
    2 (enseñar) to educate
    3 (un sentido, la voz) to train: debería educar el oído, she should train her ear
    ' educado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aparte
    - considerada
    - considerado
    - correcta
    - correcto
    - educada
    - formal
    - reducirse
    - roto
    English:
    civil
    - courteous
    - good
    - ill-mannered
    - polite
    - well-behaved
    - well-bred
    - well-brought-up
    - well-mannered
    - civilized
    - discerning
    - discriminating
    - trained
    - well
    * * *
    educado, -a adj
    [cortés] polite, well-mannered;
    bien educado well-bred, well-mannered;
    mal educado rude, ill-mannered
    * * *
    I adj polite, well-mannered;
    bien educado polite, well-mannered;
    mal educado rude, ill-mannered
    II parteducar
    * * *
    educado, -da adj
    : polite, well-mannered
    * * *
    educado adj polite

    Spanish-English dictionary > educado

  • 9 encontrarse fuera de lugar

    (v.) = be out of + Posesivo + element, be out of place
    Ex. His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
    Ex. The 'Afrocentric-Eurocentric approaches' dichotomy is strangely out of place in an African context and is curiously out of touch wit the issues that are significant in library and information work.
    * * *
    (v.) = be out of + Posesivo + element, be out of place

    Ex: His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.

    Ex: The 'Afrocentric-Eurocentric approaches' dichotomy is strangely out of place in an African context and is curiously out of touch wit the issues that are significant in library and information work.

    Spanish-English dictionary > encontrarse fuera de lugar

  • 10 erudición

    f.
    erudition, letters, learning, eruditeness.
    * * *
    1 erudition, learning, scholarship
    * * *
    noun f.
    learning, scholarship
    * * *
    SF learning, scholarship, erudition frm
    * * *
    femenino erudition (frml), learning
    * * *
    = scholarship, erudition, scholarliness.
    Ex. The most important of the functions of librarians is the collection, preservation and affording access to the materials of scholarship.
    Ex. His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
    Ex. A further indication of the periodicals' scholarliness is the highreliance of its authors on periodicals for their citations.
    * * *
    femenino erudition (frml), learning
    * * *
    = scholarship, erudition, scholarliness.

    Ex: The most important of the functions of librarians is the collection, preservation and affording access to the materials of scholarship.

    Ex: His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
    Ex: A further indication of the periodicals' scholarliness is the highreliance of its authors on periodicals for their citations.

    * * *
    erudition ( frml), learning
    todos se asombraban de su erudición everyone was amazed at his erudition o at how knowledgeable he was o at how much he knew
    * * *

    erudición sustantivo femenino
    erudition (frml), learning
    erudición sustantivo femenino erudition
    ' erudición' also found in these entries:
    English:
    scholarship
    * * *
    erudition
    * * *
    f learning, erudition
    * * *
    erudición nf, pl - ciones : erudition, learning

    Spanish-English dictionary > erudición

  • 11 escandaloso

    adj.
    1 very noisy, noisy, strepitous, too noisy.
    2 outrageous, outraging, offensive, disgraceful.
    3 shocking, scandalous.
    * * *
    1 scandalous, shocking, outrageous
    2 (alborotado) noisy, rowdy
    3 (color) loud; (risa) uproarious
    * * *
    (f. - escandalosa)
    adj.
    1) shocking, scandalous
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=sorprendente) [actuación] scandalous, shocking; [delito] flagrant; [vida] scandalous
    2) (=ruidoso) [risa] hearty, uproarious; [niño] noisy
    3) [color] loud
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) < conducta> shocking, scandalous; < ropa> outrageous; < película> shocking; < vida> scandalous; < color> loud
    b) ( ruidoso) <persona/griterío> noisy; < risa> loud, uproarious
    * * *
    = scandalous, monstrous, boisterous, shocking, raucous, a monster of a, rumbustious, juicy [juicier -comp., juiciest -sup.], loudmouth.
    Ex. The article ' SCANdalous behaviour' examines the possible uses of hand-held OCR scanners as a means of converting graphics (illustrations etc) into machine readable form.
    Ex. Bogardus privately resolved that nothing would induce her to assent to this monstrous possibility.
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex. The author mentions several recent shocking revelations concerning the activities of the Japanese government and its officials.
    Ex. This is an important point which has been poorly neglected in this lively and, at times, raucous debate.
    Ex. Hurricane Rita became a monster of a storm as it gathered strength over the Gulf of Mexico.
    Ex. One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex. The book 'If Looks Could Kill' is a juicy, tell-all, insider's look at the true world of fashion.
    Ex. In that respect, if, in fact, some people may think of her as a ' loudmouth' or 'showboat' or 'jerk,' it could be good for women's soccer.
    ----
    * de forma escandalosa = outrageously.
    * de manera escandalosa = outrageously.
    * muy escandaloso = highly visible.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) < conducta> shocking, scandalous; < ropa> outrageous; < película> shocking; < vida> scandalous; < color> loud
    b) ( ruidoso) <persona/griterío> noisy; < risa> loud, uproarious
    * * *
    = scandalous, monstrous, boisterous, shocking, raucous, a monster of a, rumbustious, juicy [juicier -comp., juiciest -sup.], loudmouth.

    Ex: The article ' SCANdalous behaviour' examines the possible uses of hand-held OCR scanners as a means of converting graphics (illustrations etc) into machine readable form.

    Ex: Bogardus privately resolved that nothing would induce her to assent to this monstrous possibility.
    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex: The author mentions several recent shocking revelations concerning the activities of the Japanese government and its officials.
    Ex: This is an important point which has been poorly neglected in this lively and, at times, raucous debate.
    Ex: Hurricane Rita became a monster of a storm as it gathered strength over the Gulf of Mexico.
    Ex: One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex: The book 'If Looks Could Kill' is a juicy, tell-all, insider's look at the true world of fashion.
    Ex: In that respect, if, in fact, some people may think of her as a ' loudmouth' or 'showboat' or 'jerk,' it could be good for women's soccer.
    * de forma escandalosa = outrageously.
    * de manera escandalosa = outrageously.
    * muy escandaloso = highly visible.

    * * *
    1 ‹conducta› shocking, scandalous, disgraceful; ‹ropa› outrageous; ‹película› shocking; ‹vida› scandalous; ‹color› loud
    2 (ruidoso) ‹persona› noisy; ‹risa› loud, outrageous; ‹griterío› noisy
    * * *

    escandaloso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo


    ropa outrageous;
    película shocking;
    vida scandalous
    b) ( ruidoso) ‹persona/griterío noisy;

    risa loud, uproarious
    escandaloso,-a adjetivo
    1 (ruidoso) noisy, rowdy
    2 (inmoral) scandalous, shameful
    ' escandaloso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escandalosa
    - sórdida
    - sórdido
    - gamberrismo
    English:
    disorderly
    - outrageous
    - raucous
    - rowdy
    - scandalous
    - shocking
    * * *
    escandaloso, -a
    adj
    1. [inmoral] outrageous, shocking;
    se vio envuelto en un asunto escandaloso he got caught up in a scandalous business
    2. [ruidoso] very noisy;
    ¡mira que eres escandaloso! what a racket you make!
    nm,f
    very noisy o loud person;
    son unos escandalosos they're terribly noisy people
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( vergonzoso) scandalous, shocking
    2 ( ruidoso) noisy, rowdy
    * * *
    escandaloso, -sa adj
    1) : shocking, scandalous
    2) ruidoso: noisy, rowdy
    3) : flagrant, outrageous
    * * *
    1. (ruidoso) loud / noisy [comp. noisier; superl. noisiest]
    2. (indignante) scandalous / shocking

    Spanish-English dictionary > escandaloso

  • 12 fino

    adj.
    1 fine, good-grade, delicate, fancy.
    2 thin.
    3 fine, deluxe, delicate.
    4 fine, smooth, finely textured.
    5 courteous, genteel, ladylike, suave.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: finir.
    * * *
    1 (delicado) fine, delicate
    2 (alimentos) choice, select
    3 (sentidos) sharp, acute
    4 (delgado) thin
    5 (educado) refined, polite
    6 (sutil) subtle
    1 (vino) dry sherry
    \
    estar fino,-a familiar to be witty
    ir fino,-a familiar to have had a few
    oro fino pure gold
    ————————
    1 (vino) dry sherry
    * * *
    (f. - fina)
    adj.
    1) fine
    3) slender, slim, thin
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=no grueso) [arena, punta, pelo] fine; [papel, capa] thin; [dedos, cuello] slender; [cutis, piel] smooth
    2) (=de buena calidad) [cristal, porcelana, papel] fine; [tabaco] select
    lencería
    3) (=cortés) polite, well-bred; (=refinado) refined
    4) (=agudo) [vista] sharp; [oído] acute

    su fina inteligencia analíticaher fine o acute analytical intelligence

    5) (=sutil) subtle, fine
    6) [jerez] fino, dry
    2.
    SM (=jerez) dry sherry, fino sherry
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo
    1) ( en grosor)
    a) <papel/capa> fine, thin; < loncha> thin
    b) <arena/cabellos/lluvia> fine; < labios> thin; <cintura/dedos/persona> slender
    c) < punta> fine
    2) ( en calidad) <pastelería/bollería> high quality; < porcelana> fine; < lencería> sheer
    3) ( en modales) refined
    4)
    a) <oído/olfato> acute
    b) <ironía/humor> subtle
    II
    masculino fino, dry sherry
    * * *
    = fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], thin [thinner -comp., thinnest -sup.], pencil-thin, chic, voguish.
    Ex. A longer abstract can help in the finer points of selection, but will take longer to write and also longer to scan.
    Ex. Wronski remained silent for a moment, looking at the thin gray threads of smoke that were rising from his cigarette.
    Ex. He is a small, slender man, with a pencil-thin moustache and whitening, scanty hair.
    Ex. From the chic Princes Square and the monumental St Enoch Centre to the magnificent Buchanan Galleries, shopping is an essential part of the Glasgow experience.
    Ex. Wearing a wedding gown from a charity shop is very voguish right now.
    ----
    * de textura fina = fine grain, fine-grained.
    * hilar demasiado fino = split + hairs.
    * sal fina = table salt.
    * una capa fina de = a skim of.
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo
    1) ( en grosor)
    a) <papel/capa> fine, thin; < loncha> thin
    b) <arena/cabellos/lluvia> fine; < labios> thin; <cintura/dedos/persona> slender
    c) < punta> fine
    2) ( en calidad) <pastelería/bollería> high quality; < porcelana> fine; < lencería> sheer
    3) ( en modales) refined
    4)
    a) <oído/olfato> acute
    b) <ironía/humor> subtle
    II
    masculino fino, dry sherry
    * * *
    = fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], thin [thinner -comp., thinnest -sup.], pencil-thin, chic, voguish.

    Ex: A longer abstract can help in the finer points of selection, but will take longer to write and also longer to scan.

    Ex: Wronski remained silent for a moment, looking at the thin gray threads of smoke that were rising from his cigarette.
    Ex: He is a small, slender man, with a pencil-thin moustache and whitening, scanty hair.
    Ex: From the chic Princes Square and the monumental St Enoch Centre to the magnificent Buchanan Galleries, shopping is an essential part of the Glasgow experience.
    Ex: Wearing a wedding gown from a charity shop is very voguish right now.
    * de textura fina = fine grain, fine-grained.
    * hilar demasiado fino = split + hairs.
    * sal fina = table salt.
    * una capa fina de = a skim of.

    * * *
    fino1 -na
    1 ‹papel/tela/capa› fine, thin; ‹loncha› thin
    2 ‹arena/cabellos/hilo› fine; ‹labios› thin; ‹cintura/dedos› slender
    un bolígrafo de punta fina a fine-tipped ballpoint
    caía una lluvia fina a fine rain was falling
    B (en calidad) ‹pastelería/bollería› high quality; ‹porcelana› fine; ‹lencería› sheer
    tortilla a las finas hierbas omelette aux fines herbes
    C (en los modales) refined, genteel
    D
    1 ‹oído/olfato› acute
    2 (sutil) subtle
    una fina ironía a subtle irony
    un fino sentido del humor a subtle sense of humor
    fino, dry sherry
    * * *

     

    Del verbo finar: ( conjugate finar)

    fino es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    finó es:

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

    fino 1
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    1 ( en grosor) ‹papel/capa/hilo fine, thin;
    loncha thin;
    arena/pelo/lluvia fine;
    labios thin;
    cintura/dedos slender;
    punta/lápiz fine
    2 ( en calidad) ‹pastelería/bollería high quality;
    porcelana fine;
    lencería sheer
    3 ( en modales) refined
    4
    a)oído/olfato acute

    b)ironía/humor subtle

    fino 2 sustantivo masculino
    fino, dry sherry
    fino,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (delgado, poco espeso) fine, thin: estaba sujeto con un fino alambre, it was held together with a thin wire
    2 (con modales, con gusto) refined, polite
    3 (suave, terso) delicate: compré una tela muy fina, I bought a soft fabric
    4 (vista, oído) sharp, acute
    (olfato) keen
    5 (sutil, inteligente, agudo) subtle: tiene un fino sentido del humor, he's got a very subtle sense of humour
    6 (trabajo laborioso, de calidad) fine
    II m (vino andaluz) type of dry sherry
    ' fino' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fina
    - hilar
    - loza
    - cordel
    - cristal
    - delicado
    English:
    delicate
    - fine
    - garlic
    - genteel
    - hairline
    - polished
    - sharp
    - sheer
    - subtle
    - thin
    - urbane
    - acute
    - caster
    - discerning
    - finely
    - keen
    - lady
    - refined
    - slender
    - slim
    - supple
    * * *
    fino, -a
    adj
    1. [de calidad] [tela, alimentos] fine, high-quality
    2. [delgado] [capa, filete] thin;
    [lluvia] fine
    3. [cintura, cuerpo] slim
    4. [delicado] [manos] delicate;
    [piel] smooth; [pelo] fine;
    es de facciones finas she has fine features
    5. [cortés] refined;
    es una persona de finos modales she has impeccable o exquisite manners
    6. [oído, olfato] sharp, keen;
    [gusto] refined
    7. [humor, ironía] refined
    nm
    dry sherry
    * * *
    I adj
    1 calidad fine
    2 libro, tela thin; ( esbelto) slim
    3 modales, gusto refined
    4 sentido de humor subtle
    II m dry sherry, fino
    * * *
    fino, -na adj
    1) : fine, excellent
    2) : delicate, slender
    3) refinado: refined
    4) : sharp, acute
    olfato fino: keen sense of smell
    5) : subtle
    * * *
    fino1 adj
    1. (en general) fine
    2. (papel, rebanada, capa) thin
    3. (dedos, talle) slender
    fino2 adv thin

    Spanish-English dictionary > fino

  • 13 galante

    adj.
    gallant.
    f. & m.
    gallant.
    * * *
    1 courteous, gallant, chivalrous
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [hombre] (=caballeroso) gallant; (=atento) charming, attentive ( to women); (=cortés) polite, urbane frm
    2) †† [mujer] flirtatious, flirty; pey wanton, licentious
    * * *
    a) < hombre> gallant, attentive
    b) (pey) <mujer/vida> wanton
    * * *
    Nota: Adjetivo.
    Ex. This was an untenable state of affairs and he made a gallant effort to secure librarians and library boards from the possibility of such suits.
    * * *
    a) < hombre> gallant, attentive
    b) (pey) <mujer/vida> wanton
    * * *
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: This was an untenable state of affairs and he made a gallant effort to secure librarians and library boards from the possibility of such suits.

    * * *
    1 ‹hombre› gallant, attentive
    2 ( pey); ‹mujer› wanton, loose; ‹vida› wanton
    hotel or casa galante ( euf); house of assignation ( euph)
    * * *

    galante adjetivo ‹ hombre gallant, attentive
    galante adjetivo gallant
    ' galante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    gallant
    * * *
    galante adj
    gallant
    * * *
    adj gallant
    * * *
    galante adj
    : gallant, attentive
    galantemente adv

    Spanish-English dictionary > galante

  • 14 inclinarse

    1 (doblarse) to bend, lean; (como saludo) to bow
    2 inclinarse a figurado (propender a) to incline to, incline towards
    3 inclinarse por (escoger) to choose, opt for
    * * *
    * * *
    VPR
    1) [objeto vertical] to lean, tilt
    2) (=encorvarse) to stoop, bend
    3) (=tender)

    me inclino a pensar que no es verdadI am inclined to o I tend to think that it's not true

    entre los dos, me inclino por el segundo — of the two, I'm inclined to go for the second o I tend to prefer the second

    * * *
    (v.) = lean over, lean forward, lurch, bow, bend down, bend over
    Ex. Lateral filing is preferable to vertical filing as one does not have to lean over to reach items at the back of a drawer.
    Ex. Panopoulos put her arms on the desk, interlocked her fingers, and forward, her eyes glinting with rage behind her thick spectacles.
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex. In this position obeisance, the slave kneels and sits upon their heels with their back and shoulders straight and head bowed.
    Ex. The one other symptom that developed is that I have a slight to moderate pain in my forehead to top of my head when I bend down.
    Ex. When I bend down, or bend over, my head starts to pulse and sometimes it feels like it is going to explode.
    * * *
    (v.) = lean over, lean forward, lurch, bow, bend down, bend over

    Ex: Lateral filing is preferable to vertical filing as one does not have to lean over to reach items at the back of a drawer.

    Ex: Panopoulos put her arms on the desk, interlocked her fingers, and forward, her eyes glinting with rage behind her thick spectacles.
    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex: In this position obeisance, the slave kneels and sits upon their heels with their back and shoulders straight and head bowed.
    Ex: The one other symptom that developed is that I have a slight to moderate pain in my forehead to top of my head when I bend down.
    Ex: When I bend down, or bend over, my head starts to pulse and sometimes it feels like it is going to explode.

    * * *

    ■inclinarse verbo reflexivo
    1 to lean, slope, incline: varios postes se inclinaron por la tormenta, several poles were on a slant after the storm
    se inclinó para recoger el lápiz, she bent down to pick the pencil up
    2 (al saludar) to bow
    inclinarse ante, to bow down to
    3 fig (tener tendencia) to be inclined [a, towards]
    4 (optar) to prefer: me inclino por el pequeño, I prefer the small one
    ' inclinarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ladearse
    - agachar
    - inclinar
    - ladear
    - tender
    English:
    bend
    - bend down
    - bow
    - down
    - hang over
    - incline
    - lean
    - lean forward
    - lean over
    - slant
    - slope
    - tilt
    - tip
    * * *
    vpr
    1. [doblarse] to lean;
    la grúa se está inclinando peligrosamente the crane is leaning o tilting dangerously;
    Fig
    la balanza se inclinó a nuestro favor the balance tipped in our favour
    2. [para saludar] to bow ( ante before)
    3. [tender] to be o feel inclined (a to);
    me inclino a pensar que no I'm rather inclined to think not;
    me inclino a aceptar I feel o I am inclined to accept
    4. [preferir]
    inclinarse por to favour, to lean towards
    * * *
    v/r
    1 desde la horizontal bend (down); desde la vertical lean; de un terreno slope
    2 en señal de respeto bow
    3
    :
    inclinarse a fig tend to, be inclined to
    * * *
    vr
    1) : to lean, to lean over
    2)
    inclinarse a : to be inclined to
    * * *
    1. (en general) to lean [pt. & pp. leant] / to bend [pt. & pp. bent]
    2. (tender) to be inclined
    3. (preferir) to prefer [pt. & pp. preferred]

    Spanish-English dictionary > inclinarse

  • 15 jadeando

    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    * * *

    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.

    Spanish-English dictionary > jadeando

  • 16 sin aliento

    adj.
    out of breath, panting, breathless, short of breath.
    * * *
    (adj.) = breathlessly, breathless
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex. The stories are told in the breathless voice of a gossip, full of juicy tidbits, and a shrewd understanding of what makes one life connect to another.
    * * *
    (adj.) = breathlessly, breathless

    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.

    Ex: The stories are told in the breathless voice of a gossip, full of juicy tidbits, and a shrewd understanding of what makes one life connect to another.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin aliento

  • 17 sin descanso

    without a break
    * * *
    = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite
    Ex. Computers, on the other hand adhere to their initial instructions and execute these relentlessly until the task that is set is completed.
    Ex. The basic thesis of the book under review is that throughout his career Rembrandt restlessly fashioned and refashioned his self.
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex. The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
    Ex. Microfilming of Australian records in the UK has continued without a break since 1948 and by 1990 and a total of 9267 reels has been produced.
    Ex. This sequence was repeated, without rest, for the duration of the technique.
    Ex. People with diabetes have to do it every day, day in and day out.
    Ex. The ancient Egyptian mind was struck by the periodic regularity of certain phenomena: the sun that rises, shines, and disappears without respite every day.
    * * *
    = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite

    Ex: Computers, on the other hand adhere to their initial instructions and execute these relentlessly until the task that is set is completed.

    Ex: The basic thesis of the book under review is that throughout his career Rembrandt restlessly fashioned and refashioned his self.
    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex: The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
    Ex: Microfilming of Australian records in the UK has continued without a break since 1948 and by 1990 and a total of 9267 reels has been produced.
    Ex: This sequence was repeated, without rest, for the duration of the technique.
    Ex: People with diabetes have to do it every day, day in and day out.
    Ex: The ancient Egyptian mind was struck by the periodic regularity of certain phenomena: the sun that rises, shines, and disappears without respite every day.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin descanso

  • 18 sin pausa

    uninterruptedly
    * * *
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    * * *

    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin pausa

  • 19 tambalearse

    pron.v.
    1 to stagger, to totter (bambolearse) (person).
    2 to totter (gobierno, sistema).
    * * *
    1 (persona) to stagger, totter; (mueble) to wobble
    2 figurado to be shaky
    * * *
    VPR
    1) [persona] to stagger; [vehículo] to lurch, sway; [mueble] to wobble
    2) [gobierno] to totter
    * * *
    verbo pronominal, tambalear verbo intransitivo silla/botella to wobble; persona ( de adelante a atrás) to stagger, totter; ( de lado a lado) to sway
    * * *
    = reel, lurch, dodder, wobble, teeter, stagger.
    Ex. The article ' Reeling and writhing and fainting' outlines the problems encountered by illustrators of books.
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex. The book portrays orchid growers as elderly with huge greenhouses where they doddered around caring for these erotic plants.
    Ex. This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy.
    Ex. Other data from observations and interviews suggest that this seemingly effective local management system may be beginning to teeter.
    Ex. He cuffed her so hard across the face that she staggered and fell.
    ----
    * tambalearse hacia delante y hacia atrás = wobble back and forth.
    * * *
    verbo pronominal, tambalear verbo intransitivo silla/botella to wobble; persona ( de adelante a atrás) to stagger, totter; ( de lado a lado) to sway
    * * *
    = reel, lurch, dodder, wobble, teeter, stagger.

    Ex: The article ' Reeling and writhing and fainting' outlines the problems encountered by illustrators of books.

    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex: The book portrays orchid growers as elderly with huge greenhouses where they doddered around caring for these erotic plants.
    Ex: This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy.
    Ex: Other data from observations and interviews suggest that this seemingly effective local management system may be beginning to teeter.
    Ex: He cuffed her so hard across the face that she staggered and fell.
    * tambalearse hacia delante y hacia atrás = wobble back and forth.

    * * *
    v pron,
    tambalear [A1 ]
    vi perdió el equilibrio, (se) tambaleó y cayó she lost her balance, staggered o tottered and fell
    caminaba tambaleándose por efecto del alcohol he was staggering o lurching drunkenly, he was swaying drunkenly as he walked
    el régimen empezó a tambalearse the regime began to teeter
    la botella quedó tambaleándose or tambaleando al borde de la mesa the bottle teetered on the edge of the table
    todo empezó a tambalearse everything began to shake
    * * *

    tambalearse ( conjugate tambalearse) verbo pronominal verbo intransitivo [silla/botella] to wobble;
    [ persona] to stagger;

    todo empezó a tambalearse everything began to shake
    ■tambalearse vr (persona) to totter, stagger: iba hacia la ventana tambaleándose, he staggered towards the window
    (un objeto) to wobble
    fig (un régimen, una relación) to teeter

    ' tambalearse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bambolearse
    - trastabillar
    English:
    lurch
    - reel
    - stagger
    - sway
    - totter
    - wobble
    - teeter
    - waver
    * * *
    1. [persona] to stagger, to sway;
    [mueble, estante] to wobble, to be unsteady;
    el borracho caminaba tambaleándose the drunk was staggering o lurching along;
    el golpe hizo que se tambaleara he staggered under the blow
    2. [gobierno, economía] to totter;
    las bases de la democracia se tambalean the foundations of democracy are crumbling
    * * *
    v/r stagger, lurch; de coche sway
    * * *
    1) : to teeter
    2) : to totter, to stagger, to sway
    tambaleante adj
    * * *
    1. (mueble) to wobble
    2. (persona) to stagger

    Spanish-English dictionary > tambalearse

  • 20 tempestuoso

    adj.
    stormy, violent, rough, tempestuous.
    * * *
    1 stormy, tempestuous, wild, violent
    * * *
    ADJ stormy
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo stormy, tempestuous
    * * *
    = blustery, boisterous, stormy [stormier -comp., stormiest -sup.].
    Ex. This is probably because the north's more blustery weather spring-cleans the streets.
    Ex. These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex. The stormy period of the 50s and 60s are considered to have seriously damaged the cause of improving the salaries of librarians.
    ----
    * mar tempestuoso = stormy sea.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo stormy, tempestuous
    * * *
    = blustery, boisterous, stormy [stormier -comp., stormiest -sup.].

    Ex: This is probably because the north's more blustery weather spring-cleans the streets.

    Ex: These comedies, especially the seven he created in his glory years, lurch breathlessly in every direction, simultaneously sophisticated and boisterous, urbane and philistine.
    Ex: The stormy period of the 50s and 60s are considered to have seriously damaged the cause of improving the salaries of librarians.
    * mar tempestuoso = stormy sea.

    * * *
    1 ‹noche› stormy; ‹mar› stormy, tempestuous
    2 ‹reunión/discusión› stormy, tempestuous
    * * *

    tempestuoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    stormy, tempestuous
    tempestuoso,-a adjetivo
    1 Meteor stormy
    2 (relación) stormy, tempestuous

    ' tempestuoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    tempestuosa
    English:
    stormy
    - tempestuous
    * * *
    tempestuoso, -a adj
    1. [día, viento, mar] stormy
    2. [relaciones, asamblea, vida] stormy, tempestuous
    * * *
    adj tb fig
    stormy
    * * *
    tempestuoso, -sa adj
    : tempestuous, stormy

    Spanish-English dictionary > tempestuoso

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