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  • 81 justo en ese momento

    just at that moment
    * * *
    Ex. There was no other way that William could just then express the understanding he had clearly reached that some books are impossible to read.
    * * *

    Ex: There was no other way that William could just then express the understanding he had clearly reached that some books are impossible to read.

    Spanish-English dictionary > justo en ese momento

  • 82 libros sobre curiosidades

    (n.) = curiosa
    Ex. The article 'Canine curiosa in special collections' describes the special collections of books on dogs at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.
    * * *
    (n.) = curiosa

    Ex: The article 'Canine curiosa in special collections' describes the special collections of books on dogs at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

    Spanish-English dictionary > libros sobre curiosidades

  • 83 llevarlo bien

    (v.) = take it in + Posesivo + stride
    Ex. William was disappointed with the news but took it in stride and followed his doctors' orders.
    * * *
    (v.) = take it in + Posesivo + stride

    Ex: William was disappointed with the news but took it in stride and followed his doctors' orders.

    Spanish-English dictionary > llevarlo bien

  • 84 malhumorado

    adj.
    bad-humored, cranky, bad-tempered, crabbed.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: malhumorar.
    * * *
    1 bad-tempered
    \
    estar malhumorado,-a to be in a bad mood
    * * *
    (f. - malhumorada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ bad-tempered, grumpy
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [SER] <persona/gesto> bad-tempered
    b) [ESTAR] < persona> in a bad mood
    * * *
    = sullen, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], truculent, peevish, morose, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], moody [moodier -comp., moodiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short-tempered, hipped, ornery, mardy [mardier -comp., mardiest -sup.], grouch, in a grouch.
    Ex. He makes his feelings abundantly clear by sullen silences and glances that indicate complete disgust.
    Ex. He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex. For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex. Senior staff members said that these fevers of truculent behavior had manifested themselves only within the past two or three years.
    Ex. In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex. His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex. The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described.
    Ex. For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex. Moody explorations of unexplained phenomenon can also be found = También se pueden encontrar exploraciones taciturnas de fenómenos inexplicables.
    Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex. He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex. They were be very mardy about it, but they accepted it, because if they hadn't their course grade would have suffered.
    Ex. We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex. Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [SER] <persona/gesto> bad-tempered
    b) [ESTAR] < persona> in a bad mood
    * * *
    = sullen, surly [surlier -comp., surliest -sup.], crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], truculent, peevish, morose, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], moody [moodier -comp., moodiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], short-tempered, hipped, ornery, mardy [mardier -comp., mardiest -sup.], grouch, in a grouch.

    Ex: He makes his feelings abundantly clear by sullen silences and glances that indicate complete disgust.

    Ex: He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex: For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
    Ex: Senior staff members said that these fevers of truculent behavior had manifested themselves only within the past two or three years.
    Ex: In 1912 a group of women library students were accused of lacking a sense of proportion, being peevish and being absorbed in small details.
    Ex: His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
    Ex: The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described.
    Ex: For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
    Ex: Moody explorations of unexplained phenomenon can also be found = También se pueden encontrar exploraciones taciturnas de fenómenos inexplicables.
    Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
    Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
    Ex: He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
    Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: His in danger of becoming hipped, a prey to his own doubts and fears, and unable to accomplish anything in life beyond catering to his own morbid fancies.
    Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
    Ex: They were be very mardy about it, but they accepted it, because if they hadn't their course grade would have suffered.
    Ex: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a ' grouch'.
    Ex: Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time.

    * * *
    1 [ SER] ‹persona/gesto› bad-tempered
    2 [ ESTAR] ‹persona› in a bad mood
    hoy se ha levantado/anda muy malhumorado he has woken up/he is in a very bad mood today
    * * *

    Del verbo malhumorar: ( conjugate malhumorar)

    malhumorado es:

    el participio

    malhumorado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) [SER] ‹persona/gesto bad-tempered

    b) [ESTAR] ‹ persona in a bad mood

    malhumorado,-a adjetivo bad-tempered
    ' malhumorado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    malencarada
    - malencarado
    - malhumorada
    - colérico
    - taimado
    English:
    crabby
    - cross
    - crotchety
    - crusty
    - grumpy
    - ill-humoured
    - ill-tempered
    - mean
    - moody
    - morose
    - peevish
    - petulant
    - stroppy
    - bad
    - sulky
    - truculent
    * * *
    malhumorado, -a adj
    1. [de mal carácter] bad-tempered
    2. [enfadado] in a bad mood
    * * *
    adj bad-tempered
    * * *
    malhumorado, -da adj
    : bad-tempered, cross
    * * *
    malhumorado adj bad tempered [comp. worse tempered; superl. worst tempered]

    Spanish-English dictionary > malhumorado

  • 85 maquinar

    v.
    to machinate, to plot.
    maquinar algo contra alguien to plot something against somebody
    Ella discurre engaños She contrives tricks.
    * * *
    1 to scheme, plot
    * * *
    verb
    to plot, scheme
    * * *
    VT VI to plot
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to plot, scheme
    * * *
    = conspire, finesse, cook up, scheme, concoct.
    Ex. There is a future for the public library, despite competing social and economic needs which would seem to conspire to preclude one.
    Ex. The story of the postwar diner suggests some ways that purveyors of consumer commodities finessed and exploited emergent social dislocations in the drive to expand and diversify markets.
    Ex. He believes that most political brouhahas are cooked up to divert the public's attention from the real terrorism.
    Ex. This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    Ex. Their unquenchable thirst for revenge enabled them to concoct a diabolical scheme.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to plot, scheme
    * * *
    = conspire, finesse, cook up, scheme, concoct.

    Ex: There is a future for the public library, despite competing social and economic needs which would seem to conspire to preclude one.

    Ex: The story of the postwar diner suggests some ways that purveyors of consumer commodities finessed and exploited emergent social dislocations in the drive to expand and diversify markets.
    Ex: He believes that most political brouhahas are cooked up to divert the public's attention from the real terrorism.
    Ex: This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    Ex: Their unquenchable thirst for revenge enabled them to concoct a diabolical scheme.

    * * *
    maquinar [A1 ]
    vt
    to plot, scheme
    * * *

    maquinar ( conjugate maquinar) verbo transitivo
    to plot, scheme
    maquinar verbo transitivo to scheme, plot
    ' maquinar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    discurrir
    - tejer
    English:
    engineer
    * * *
    to plot, to scheme;
    estaban maquinando una conspiración contra el gobierno they were plotting against the government
    * * *
    v/t plot
    * * *
    : to plot, to scheme

    Spanish-English dictionary > maquinar

  • 86 mejorar

    v.
    to improve, to get better.
    María mejoró la receta Mary improved the recipe.
    Ricardo mejoró Richard got better.
    Las perspectivas mejoraron The outlook got better.
    mejorar una oferta to make a better offer
    * * *
    1 to improve
    1 to improve, get better
    1 to get better
    ¡que te mejores! I hope you get better
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ servicio, resultados] to improve; [+ enfermo] to make better; (=realzar) to enhance; [+ oferta] to raise, improve; [+ récord] to break; (Inform) to upgrade
    2)

    mejorar a algn(=ser mejor que) to be better than sb

    2. VI
    1) [situación] to improve, get better; (Meteo) to improve, clear up; (Econ) to improve, pick up; [enfermo] to get better

    han mejorado de actitud/imagen — their attitude/image has improved

    2) [en subasta] to raise one's bid
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <condiciones/situación> to improve
    b) < oferta> ( en subastas) to increase
    2.
    mejorar vi tiempo to improve, get better; resultados/calidad/situación to improve, get better; persona (Med) to get better

    han mejorado de posiciónthey've come o gone up in the world

    3.
    mejorarse v pron
    a) enfermo to get better

    ¿ya te mejoraste de la gripe? — have you got over the flu?

    que te mejores — get well soon, I hope you get better soon

    b) (Chi fam & euf) ( dar a luz) to give birth
    * * *
    = ameliorate, boost, cultivate, enhance, improve, optimise [optimize, -USA], scale up, score over, upgrade, give + improvement (in), better, bring + Nombre + up to par, get + better, gain + confidence (with/in), do + a better job, pump up, ease, outdo, jazz up, take + a turn, take + a turn, take + a turn for the better, turn + Nombre + (a)round, polish up, best, trump, buff up, go + one better, move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch, look up.
    Ex. These articles are compared with 34 articles on how similar blood changes might ameliorate Raynaud's disease.
    Ex. If the title is selected by a book club this helps boost the print-run and overall sales.
    Ex. Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex. An introduction explaining the nature and scope of the indexing language will enhance its value.
    Ex. Notice that it would be possible to improve recall indefinitely by scanning the entire document collection.
    Ex. The DOBIS/Leuven data bases is designed to optimize search and updating procedures, because these functions are critical to the operation of a library.
    Ex. After a brief discussion of basic hypertext operations, it considers some of the issues that arise in 'scaling up' hyptertext data base.
    Ex. A Permuterm index scores over a Double-KWIC index in that it avoids repetitive printing of one title.
    Ex. Sometimes it will be necessary to upgrade CIP records once the book is published, and this process is undertaken by BLBSD as appropriate.
    Ex. There was, it appeared, little point in spending more than four minutes indexing a particular document, for the additional time gave no improvement in results.
    Ex. She thumbed the pages slowly, explaining that the study had been conducted to try to ascertain student attitudes toward the media center, why they used it, which facilities they used, and to see if they had suggestions for bettering it.
    Ex. The article ' Bringing your golf collection up to par' gives guidelines on selecting library materials on golf.
    Ex. Systems will get better and cheaper with the passage of time.
    Ex. This assignment was designed to help students gain confidence in using print and computerized sources.
    Ex. At the same time librarians need to do a better job communicating information about available research and instructional support.
    Ex. The article ' Pump up the program...' identifies the costs and benefits of undertaking a software upgrade.
    Ex. To ease the cataloguer's job and save him the trouble of counting characters, DOBIS/LIBIS uses a special function.
    Ex. This novel is narrated by William, an underachiever who is constantly outdone by his charming and lovable identical twin brother.
    Ex. After jazzing up her appearance with a new blonde hairdo, she turns up in his office and talks him into taking her out for a meal.
    Ex. All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex. All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex. His private life, however, took a turn for the better.
    Ex. When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex. If we polish up and internalize these pearls of wisdom, especially those which challenge our existing boundaries and beliefs, the payoff can be priceless.
    Ex. Back in 2001, the tossed salad they prepared fed some 5,000, which then bested the record held by a community in Utah in the United States.
    Ex. If prejudice is allowed to trump the rights that all citizens should enjoy, then everyone's freedoms are ultimately endangered.
    Ex. As a general rule, you can ' buff up' your look by making your shoulders seem wider and your waist narrower.
    Ex. I think Murray will go one better than Wimbledon, but will lose to Federer again in the final.
    Ex. Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex. Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex. There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex. We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex. David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex. Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex. After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    Ex. Things may be looking up for Blair, but it is still not certain that he will fight the election.
    ----
    * cosas + mejorar = things + get better.
    * empezar a mejorar = turn + a corner, take + a turn, take + a turn for the better.
    * información que permite mejorar la situación social de Alguien = empowering information.
    * mejorar con respecto a = be an improvement on.
    * mejorar considerablemente = raise to + greater heights, take + Nombre + to greater heights.
    * mejorar el pasado = improve on + the past.
    * mejorar la autoestima = improve + self-esteem.
    * mejorar la calidad = raise + standard, raise + quality.
    * mejorar la calidad de vida = improve + living standards, raise + living standards.
    * mejorar la eficacia = enhance + effectiveness.
    * mejorar la exhaustividad = improve + recall.
    * mejorar la pertinencia = improve + precision.
    * mejorar la precisión = improve + precision.
    * mejorar la productividad = improve + productivity.
    * mejorar las destrezas = sharpen + Posesivo + skills.
    * mejorar la situación = improve + the lot.
    * mejorar las probabilidades = shorten + the odds.
    * mejorar la suerte = improve + the lot.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + apariencia = smarten (up) + Posesivo + appearance.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + autoestima = enhance + Posesivo + self-esteem.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + calidad de vida = raise + Posesivo + quality of living.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + imagen = raise + Posesivo + profile, smarten up + Posesivo + image, enhance + Posesivo + image, buff up + Posesivo + image.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + imagen = enhance + Posesivo + identity.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + suerte = improve + Posesivo + lot.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + vida = improve + Posesivo + life.
    * mejorar una situación = ameliorate + situation.
    * que mejora la calidad de vida = life-enhancing.
    * situación + mejorar = situation + ease.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <condiciones/situación> to improve
    b) < oferta> ( en subastas) to increase
    2.
    mejorar vi tiempo to improve, get better; resultados/calidad/situación to improve, get better; persona (Med) to get better

    han mejorado de posiciónthey've come o gone up in the world

    3.
    mejorarse v pron
    a) enfermo to get better

    ¿ya te mejoraste de la gripe? — have you got over the flu?

    que te mejores — get well soon, I hope you get better soon

    b) (Chi fam & euf) ( dar a luz) to give birth
    * * *
    = ameliorate, boost, cultivate, enhance, improve, optimise [optimize, -USA], scale up, score over, upgrade, give + improvement (in), better, bring + Nombre + up to par, get + better, gain + confidence (with/in), do + a better job, pump up, ease, outdo, jazz up, take + a turn, take + a turn, take + a turn for the better, turn + Nombre + (a)round, polish up, best, trump, buff up, go + one better, move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch, look up.

    Ex: These articles are compared with 34 articles on how similar blood changes might ameliorate Raynaud's disease.

    Ex: If the title is selected by a book club this helps boost the print-run and overall sales.
    Ex: Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex: An introduction explaining the nature and scope of the indexing language will enhance its value.
    Ex: Notice that it would be possible to improve recall indefinitely by scanning the entire document collection.
    Ex: The DOBIS/Leuven data bases is designed to optimize search and updating procedures, because these functions are critical to the operation of a library.
    Ex: After a brief discussion of basic hypertext operations, it considers some of the issues that arise in 'scaling up' hyptertext data base.
    Ex: A Permuterm index scores over a Double-KWIC index in that it avoids repetitive printing of one title.
    Ex: Sometimes it will be necessary to upgrade CIP records once the book is published, and this process is undertaken by BLBSD as appropriate.
    Ex: There was, it appeared, little point in spending more than four minutes indexing a particular document, for the additional time gave no improvement in results.
    Ex: She thumbed the pages slowly, explaining that the study had been conducted to try to ascertain student attitudes toward the media center, why they used it, which facilities they used, and to see if they had suggestions for bettering it.
    Ex: The article ' Bringing your golf collection up to par' gives guidelines on selecting library materials on golf.
    Ex: Systems will get better and cheaper with the passage of time.
    Ex: This assignment was designed to help students gain confidence in using print and computerized sources.
    Ex: At the same time librarians need to do a better job communicating information about available research and instructional support.
    Ex: The article ' Pump up the program...' identifies the costs and benefits of undertaking a software upgrade.
    Ex: To ease the cataloguer's job and save him the trouble of counting characters, DOBIS/LIBIS uses a special function.
    Ex: This novel is narrated by William, an underachiever who is constantly outdone by his charming and lovable identical twin brother.
    Ex: After jazzing up her appearance with a new blonde hairdo, she turns up in his office and talks him into taking her out for a meal.
    Ex: All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex: All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex: His private life, however, took a turn for the better.
    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: If we polish up and internalize these pearls of wisdom, especially those which challenge our existing boundaries and beliefs, the payoff can be priceless.
    Ex: Back in 2001, the tossed salad they prepared fed some 5,000, which then bested the record held by a community in Utah in the United States.
    Ex: If prejudice is allowed to trump the rights that all citizens should enjoy, then everyone's freedoms are ultimately endangered.
    Ex: As a general rule, you can ' buff up' your look by making your shoulders seem wider and your waist narrower.
    Ex: I think Murray will go one better than Wimbledon, but will lose to Federer again in the final.
    Ex: Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex: Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex: There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex: We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex: David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex: Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex: After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    Ex: Things may be looking up for Blair, but it is still not certain that he will fight the election.
    * cosas + mejorar = things + get better.
    * empezar a mejorar = turn + a corner, take + a turn, take + a turn for the better.
    * información que permite mejorar la situación social de Alguien = empowering information.
    * mejorar con respecto a = be an improvement on.
    * mejorar considerablemente = raise to + greater heights, take + Nombre + to greater heights.
    * mejorar el pasado = improve on + the past.
    * mejorar la autoestima = improve + self-esteem.
    * mejorar la calidad = raise + standard, raise + quality.
    * mejorar la calidad de vida = improve + living standards, raise + living standards.
    * mejorar la eficacia = enhance + effectiveness.
    * mejorar la exhaustividad = improve + recall.
    * mejorar la pertinencia = improve + precision.
    * mejorar la precisión = improve + precision.
    * mejorar la productividad = improve + productivity.
    * mejorar las destrezas = sharpen + Posesivo + skills.
    * mejorar la situación = improve + the lot.
    * mejorar las probabilidades = shorten + the odds.
    * mejorar la suerte = improve + the lot.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + apariencia = smarten (up) + Posesivo + appearance.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + autoestima = enhance + Posesivo + self-esteem.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + calidad de vida = raise + Posesivo + quality of living.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + imagen = raise + Posesivo + profile, smarten up + Posesivo + image, enhance + Posesivo + image, buff up + Posesivo + image.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + imagen = enhance + Posesivo + identity.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + suerte = improve + Posesivo + lot.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + vida = improve + Posesivo + life.
    * mejorar una situación = ameliorate + situation.
    * que mejora la calidad de vida = life-enhancing.
    * situación + mejorar = situation + ease.

    * * *
    mejorar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹condiciones/situación› to improve
    este tratamiento te mejorará enseguida this treatment will make you better right away
    tienes que mejorar las notas/la letra you must improve your grades/your handwriting
    intentó mejorar su marca she tried to improve on o beat her own record
    2 ‹oferta› (en subastas) to increase
    los empresarios mejoraron la propuesta the management improved their offer o made a better offer
    ■ mejorar
    vi
    «tiempo» to improve, get better; «resultados/calidad» to improve, get better; «persona» ( Med) to get better
    mi situación económica no ha mejorado nada my financial situation hasn't improved at all o got any better
    ha mejorado de aspecto he looks a lot better
    tus notas no han mejorado mucho your grades haven't improved much o got(ten) any better
    han mejorado de posición they've come o gone up in the world
    el paciente sigue mejorando the patient is making a steady improvement
    1 «enfermo» to get better
    ¿ya te mejoraste de la gripe? have you got over the flu?
    que te mejores get well soon, I hope you get better soon
    2 ( Chi fam euf) (dar a luz) to give birth
    * * *

     

    mejorar ( conjugate mejorar) verbo transitivocondiciones/situación/oferta to improve;
    marca to improve on, beat;

    verbo intransitivo [tiempo/calidad/situación] to improve, get better;

    [ persona] (Med) to get better;

    mejorarse verbo pronominal [ enfermo] to get better;
    que te mejores get well soon, I hope you get better soon
    mejorar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to improve: han mejorado la educación, education has been improved
    2 Dep (un tiempo, una marca) to break
    II verbo intransitivo to improve, get better: espero que el tiempo mejore, I hope the weather gets better
    su salud no mejora, his health is not improving

    ' mejorar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    enriquecer
    - ganar
    - perfeccionar
    - potenciar
    - refacción
    - superar
    English:
    ameliorate
    - better
    - existence
    - get along
    - improve
    - improve on
    - improvement
    - look up
    - pick up
    - progress
    - raise
    - security
    - technique
    - turn
    - upgrade
    - brighten
    - enhance
    - go
    - look
    - matter
    - out
    - perk
    - pick
    - rise
    - room
    - smarten up
    - up
    * * *
    vt
    1. [hacer mejor] to improve;
    mejoraron las condiciones de trabajo working conditions were improved;
    su principal objetivo es mejorar la economía their main aim is to improve the economy's performance
    2. [enfermo] to make better;
    estas pastillas lo mejorarán these tablets will make him better
    3. [superar] to improve;
    mejorar una oferta to make a better offer;
    mejoró el recórd mundial she beat the world record
    vi
    1. [ponerse mejor] to improve, to get better;
    el paciente está mejorando the patient's condition is improving, the patient is getting better;
    necesita mejorar en matemáticas he needs to improve o do better in mathematics
    2. [tiempo, clima] to improve, to get better;
    tan pronto como mejore, salimos a dar un paseo as soon as the weather improves o gets better we'll go out for a walk;
    después de la lluvia el día mejoró after the rain it cleared up
    * * *
    I v/t improve
    II v/i improve
    * * *
    : to improve, to make better
    : to improve, to get better
    * * *
    mejorar vb to improve

    Spanish-English dictionary > mejorar

  • 87 mojarle la oreja a Alguien

    (v.) = outdo, outrun [out-run], trump
    Ex. This novel is narrated by William, an underachiever who is constantly outdone by his charming and lovable identical twin brother.
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex. If prejudice is allowed to trump the rights that all citizens should enjoy, then everyone's freedoms are ultimately endangered.
    * * *
    (v.) = outdo, outrun [out-run], trump

    Ex: This novel is narrated by William, an underachiever who is constantly outdone by his charming and lovable identical twin brother.

    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex: If prejudice is allowed to trump the rights that all citizens should enjoy, then everyone's freedoms are ultimately endangered.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mojarle la oreja a Alguien

  • 88 mundo de la mafia, el

    (n.) = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the
    Ex. This is but a myth used instrumentally by delinquents to establish a position on the criminal scene -- as doorkeepers, bodyguards, money collectors or other so-called 'specialists in violence'.
    Ex. From its inception, 'Sanctuary', William Faulkner's novel of a young co-ed initiated through rape and murder into the criminal world was controversial.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mundo de la mafia, el

  • 89 mundo del hampa

    Ex. Dickens's own outrage over the conditions of the poor in Britian conflicted with his revulsion at the criminal underworld & his fear of popular insurgence.
    * * *
    el mundo del hampa
    (n.) = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the

    Ex: This is but a myth used instrumentally by delinquents to establish a position on the criminal scene -- as doorkeepers, bodyguards, money collectors or other so-called 'specialists in violence'.

    Ex: From its inception, 'Sanctuary', William Faulkner's novel of a young co-ed initiated through rape and murder into the criminal world was controversial.

    Ex: Dickens's own outrage over the conditions of the poor in Britian conflicted with his revulsion at the criminal underworld & his fear of popular insurgence.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mundo del hampa

  • 90 mundo del hampa, el

    (n.) = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the
    Ex. This is but a myth used instrumentally by delinquents to establish a position on the criminal scene -- as doorkeepers, bodyguards, money collectors or other so-called 'specialists in violence'.
    Ex. From its inception, 'Sanctuary', William Faulkner's novel of a young co-ed initiated through rape and murder into the criminal world was controversial.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mundo del hampa, el

  • 91 nueva versión

    f.
    new version, re-make, rewrite, remake.
    * * *
    (n.) = upgrade, remake
    Ex. The review led to an upgrade of one third of support staff positions and has led to a flatter hierarchical structure in the library.
    Ex. This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    * * *
    (n.) = upgrade, remake

    Ex: The review led to an upgrade of one third of support staff positions and has led to a flatter hierarchical structure in the library.

    Ex: This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.

    Spanish-English dictionary > nueva versión

  • 92 pantógrafo

    m.
    pantograph.
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. In 1834 William Leavenworth of New York attached the routing machine to a pantograph and so was able to cut wood types from three-dimensional patterns with speed and precision.
    * * *

    Ex: In 1834 William Leavenworth of New York attached the routing machine to a pantograph and so was able to cut wood types from three-dimensional patterns with speed and precision.

    * * *
    1 ( Tec) pantograph
    2 ( Ferr) pantograph
    * * *
    pantograph

    Spanish-English dictionary > pantógrafo

  • 93 parecido

    adj.
    similar, analogous, alike, akin.
    m.
    resemblance, likeness, parallel, similarity.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: parecer.
    * * *
    1 similar
    1 resemblance, likeness
    \
    tener parecido con alguien to bear a resemblance to somebody
    bien parecido,-a good-looking
    mal parecido,-a ugly
    ————————
    1 resemblance, likeness
    * * *
    1. noun m. 2. (f. - parecida)
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=similar) similar

    ser parecido a algo — to be similar to sth, be like sth

    mi reloj es muy parecido al tuyo — my watch is very similar to yours, my watch is very like yours

    ser parecido a algn[de aspecto] to look like sb; [de carácter] to be like sb

    2)

    bien parecido — good-looking, nice-looking, handsome

    2.
    SM resemblance, likeness

    yo no te veo el parecido con tu hermanoI can't see the resemblance o likeness between you and your brother

    hay un gran parecido entre las dos historiasthere is a great resemblance o likeness between the two stories, the two stories are very alike

    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo

    no son tan parecidos — ( personas) they're not so alike; ( cosas) they're not that similar

    eres muy parecido a tu padre — you're a lot like your father; bien parecido, mal parecido

    II
    masculino resemblance

    tiene cierto parecido con su hermanohe bears some o a certain resemblance to his brother

    * * *
    = like, similar, common thread, resemblance, like-minded, alike, sameness, similitude, kindred.
    Nota: Véase red para otras palabras terminadas con este sufijo.
    Ex. Inversion may offer the advantage of grouping like subjects.
    Ex. Both the author and the subject approach for nonbook materials can be regarded as broadly similar for all media.
    Ex. The life of William Lowndes shows a common thread with that of Robert Watt in being far from a happy one.
    Ex. We have already pointed out the startling resemblance between this and the published outline of the 'new' BSO being prepared for UNISIST.
    Ex. Directories of organizations and human resources are an excellent means of knowing who is doing what and where and assist in the networking among like-minded institutions.
    Ex. Although users are better informed than non-users, they are fairly alike in their attitudes toward such issues as capital punishment and the effect of alcohol on driving.
    Ex. A new wave of books dealing frankly with such concerns as sex, alcoholism and broken homes was seen as a breakthrough, but plots and styles have begun to show a wearying sameness.
    Ex. The third type of interpretation also embodies delicacy, but a kind that resembles narcissistic similitude and involution, with even suggestions of unisexuality.
    Ex. The indexer must evaluate whether the index user will profit if a distinction is made between two kindred terms.
    ----
    * bien parecido = personable, good looking.
    * lo más parecido a = the nearest thing to.
    * muy parecido a = much like.
    * o algo parecido = or something of that sort, or something to that effect, or something of that nature, or anything like that, or words to that effect.
    * parecido a = akin to, equalling that, along the lines of, to the effect of, kind of like.
    * parecido a la realidad = lifelike [life-like].
    * parecido a las noticias = news-type.
    * parecido a los pelos = hair-like.
    * parecido a una avispa = waspish.
    * parecido a una bandeja = tray-like.
    * parecido a una caja = boxlike.
    * parecido a una capa = cape-like.
    * parecido a un ácaro = mite-like.
    * parecido a una catedral = cathedral-like.
    * parecido a una oficina de información al ciudadano = CAB-type.
    * parecido a un catálogo = catalogue type.
    * parecido a un desierto = desert-like.
    * parecido a un diccionario = dictionary-like.
    * parecido a un laberinto = maze-like.
    * parecido a un paraíso = paradise-like.
    * parecido a un remo = paddle-like.
    * parecido a un sistema experto = expert-type.
    * parecido a un televisor = TV-like.
    * parecido a un tiburón = sharky.
    * parecido a un violín = fiddle-like.
    * ser parecido = be on a par.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo

    no son tan parecidos — ( personas) they're not so alike; ( cosas) they're not that similar

    eres muy parecido a tu padre — you're a lot like your father; bien parecido, mal parecido

    II
    masculino resemblance

    tiene cierto parecido con su hermanohe bears some o a certain resemblance to his brother

    * * *
    = like, similar, common thread, resemblance, like-minded, alike, sameness, similitude, kindred.
    Nota: Véase red para otras palabras terminadas con este sufijo.

    Ex: Inversion may offer the advantage of grouping like subjects.

    Ex: Both the author and the subject approach for nonbook materials can be regarded as broadly similar for all media.
    Ex: The life of William Lowndes shows a common thread with that of Robert Watt in being far from a happy one.
    Ex: We have already pointed out the startling resemblance between this and the published outline of the 'new' BSO being prepared for UNISIST.
    Ex: Directories of organizations and human resources are an excellent means of knowing who is doing what and where and assist in the networking among like-minded institutions.
    Ex: Although users are better informed than non-users, they are fairly alike in their attitudes toward such issues as capital punishment and the effect of alcohol on driving.
    Ex: A new wave of books dealing frankly with such concerns as sex, alcoholism and broken homes was seen as a breakthrough, but plots and styles have begun to show a wearying sameness.
    Ex: The third type of interpretation also embodies delicacy, but a kind that resembles narcissistic similitude and involution, with even suggestions of unisexuality.
    Ex: The indexer must evaluate whether the index user will profit if a distinction is made between two kindred terms.
    * bien parecido = personable, good looking.
    * lo más parecido a = the nearest thing to.
    * muy parecido a = much like.
    * o algo parecido = or something of that sort, or something to that effect, or something of that nature, or anything like that, or words to that effect.
    * parecido a = akin to, equalling that, along the lines of, to the effect of, kind of like.
    * parecido a la realidad = lifelike [life-like].
    * parecido a las noticias = news-type.
    * parecido a los pelos = hair-like.
    * parecido a una avispa = waspish.
    * parecido a una bandeja = tray-like.
    * parecido a una caja = boxlike.
    * parecido a una capa = cape-like.
    * parecido a un ácaro = mite-like.
    * parecido a una catedral = cathedral-like.
    * parecido a una oficina de información al ciudadano = CAB-type.
    * parecido a un catálogo = catalogue type.
    * parecido a un desierto = desert-like.
    * parecido a un diccionario = dictionary-like.
    * parecido a un laberinto = maze-like.
    * parecido a un paraíso = paradise-like.
    * parecido a un remo = paddle-like.
    * parecido a un sistema experto = expert-type.
    * parecido a un televisor = TV-like.
    * parecido a un tiburón = sharky.
    * parecido a un violín = fiddle-like.
    * ser parecido = be on a par.

    * * *
    parecido1 -da
    no los veo tan parecidos como dicen I don't think they're as much alike as people say
    son muy parecidas de cara they have very similar features
    llevaba una especie de capa o algo parecido she was wearing a kind of cape or something like that
    yo tengo una falda muy parecida I have a very similar skirt
    parecido A algo/algn similar TO sth/sb
    eres muy parecido a tu padre you're a lot like o ( BrE) very like your father
    resemblance
    tiene cierto parecido con su hermano he bears some resemblance o a certain resemblance to his brother
    no le encuentro ningún parecido con su familia I can't see any family resemblance
    tiene un gran parecido a or con Jaime there is a close resemblance between him and Jaime, he's a lot like Jaime, he and Jaime are very alike
    son de un parecido asombroso there's a startling resemblance o likeness between them
    * * *

     

    Del verbo parecer: ( conjugate parecer)

    parecido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    parecer    
    parecido
    parecer 1 ( conjugate parecer) verbo intransitivo
    1 ( aparentar ser):

    no pareces tú en esta foto this picture doesn't look like you (at all);
    parecía de cuero it looked like leather;
    parece ser muy inteligente she seems to be very clever
    2 ( expresando opinión) (+ me/te/le etc):

    ¿qué te parecieron? what did you think of them?;
    vamos a la playa ¿te parece? what do you think, shall we go to the beach?;
    si te parece bien if that's alright with you;
    me parece que sí I think so;
    ¿a ti qué te parece? what do you think?;
    me parece importante I think it's important;
    me pareció que no era necesario I didn't think it necessary;
    hazlo como mejor te parezca do it however o as you think best;
    me parece mal que vaya sola I don't think it's right that she should go on her own
    3 ( dar la impresión) (en 3a pers): así parece or parece que sí it looks like it;
    aunque no lo parezca, está limpio it might not look like it, but it's clean;

    parece que va a llover it looks like (it's going to) rain;
    parece que fue ayer it seems like only yesterday;
    parece mentira que tenga 20 años it's hard to believe o I can't believe that he's 20;
    parece que fuera más joven you'd think she was much younger
    parecerse verbo pronominal
    a) ( asemejarse) parecidose A algn/algo ( en lo físico) to look o to be like sb/sth;

    ( en el carácter) to be like sb/sth

    no se parecen en nada they're not/they don't look in the least bit alike;

    se parecen mucho they are very similar
    parecer 2 sustantivo masculino ( opinión) opinion;

    son del mismo parecido they're of the same opinion
    parecido 1 -da adjetivo [ser] ‹ personas alike;

    cosas similar;

    una especie de capa o algo parecido a cape or something like that;
    parecido A algo similar to sth;
    eres muy parecido a tu padre you're a lot like your father
    parecido 2 sustantivo masculino
    resemblance, similarity;
    tiene cierto parecido con su hermano he bears some o a certain resemblance to his brother;
    hay un parecido en sus estilos there is a resemblance o similarity in their styles
    parecer 1 sustantivo masculino
    1 (juicio, opinión) opinion
    cambiar de parecer, to change one's mind
    2 frml (aspecto, presencia) appearance
    parecer 2 verbo intransitivo
    1 (tener un parecido) to look like: pareces una reina, you look like a queen
    (tener un aspecto) to look: pareces agotado, you look exhausted
    2 (causar una impresión) to seem: parecía tener prisa, he seemed to be in a hurry
    su intención parece buena, his intention seems good
    3 (al emitir un juicio) le pareces un engreído, he thinks you are a bighead
    me parece inoportuno, it seems very ill-timed to me
    ¿qué te parece si vamos al cine?, what about going to the cinema?
    4 (uso impersonal) parece que va a haber tormenta, it looks as if there's going to be a storm
    no parece que le importe, it doesn't seem to bother him
    parecido,-a adjetivo
    1 alike, similar 2 bien parecido, good-looking
    II sustantivo masculino likeness, resemblance: no guarda parecido con el anterior, it doesn't bear any resemblance to the previous one

    ' parecido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    afín
    - aire
    - clavada
    - clavado
    - copia
    - identidad
    - igual
    - igualdad
    - imitación
    - parecer
    - parecerse
    - parecida
    - reconocerse
    - semejante
    -
    - asemejar
    - recordar
    - vago
    English:
    alike
    - difference
    - exact
    - lacy
    - like
    - likeness
    - parallel
    - similar
    - similarity
    - similarly
    - such
    - thing
    - close
    - -like
    - resemblance
    - rounders
    - rubbery
    - salad
    - vaguely
    * * *
    parecido, -a
    adj
    similar;
    parecido a similar to, like;
    es parecido a su padre he resembles his father;
    ¡habráse visto cosa parecida! have you ever heard o seen the like?;
    bien parecido [atractivo] good-looking;
    mal parecido [feo] ugly
    nm
    resemblance (con/entre to/between);
    el parecido entre todos los hermanos es asombroso there's a startling resemblance between all the brothers;
    tiene un gran parecido a John Wayne he looks very like John Wayne;
    cualquier parecido es pura coincidencia any similarity is purely coincidental
    * * *
    I adj similar;
    bien parecido good-looking;
    no mal parecido not bad-looking
    II m similarity;
    tener un gran parecido look a lot alike
    * * *
    parecido, -da adj
    1) : similar, alike
    2)
    bien parecido : good-looking
    : resemblance, similarity
    * * *
    parecido1 adj similar
    parecido2 n (semejanza) resemblance / similarity

    Spanish-English dictionary > parecido

  • 94 película de acción

    adventure film
    * * *
    (n.) = action movie, action adventure
    Ex. Johnson's action movie 'Chill Factor' takes elements from many earlier suspense films and mixes them all together.
    Ex. This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    * * *
    (n.) = action movie, action adventure

    Ex: Johnson's action movie 'Chill Factor' takes elements from many earlier suspense films and mixes them all together.

    Ex: This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.

    * * *
    action movie

    Spanish-English dictionary > película de acción

  • 95 persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad

    Ex. This novel is narrated by William, an underachiever who is constantly outdone by his charming and lovable identical twin brother.
    * * *

    Ex: This novel is narrated by William, an underachiever who is constantly outdone by his charming and lovable identical twin brother.

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad

  • 96 pirata

    adj.
    1 pirate (barco, ataque).
    2 pirate.
    f. & m.
    1 pirate.
    pirata del aire hijacker
    pirata informático cracker, hacker
    * * *
    1 pirate
    1 HISTORIA pirate
    \
    pirata aéreo hijacker
    * * *
    noun mf.
    * * *
    1. SMF
    1) (=corsario) pirate
    2) (Inform)

    pirata informático/a — hacker

    3) (Literat) * plagiarist
    4) * (=granuja) rogue, scoundrel
    5) (Com) cowboy, shark
    6) * (=persona cruel) hard-hearted person
    2.
    ADJ
    * * *
    I
    a) < barco> pirate (before n)
    b) ( clandestino) <casete/copia> pirate (before n), bootleg (before n) (colloq)
    c) (Ven) ( de mala calidad) poor, shoddy (colloq)
    II
    masculino y femenino
    a) (Náut) pirate
    b) (de casetes, videos) pirate
    * * *
    = pirated, pirate, stealth, bootleg, raider, piratical, buccaneer.
    Ex. Beadle and Adams of New York's 'dime and nickel novels' included both new books and pirated English novels retailing as paperbacks at 10 cents a volume.
    Ex. Library users fall into 4 groups: (1) patrons, who are considerate, grateful and undemanding; (2) 'pests' -- the inconsiderate; (3) 'pirates' who steal, deface and mutilate library property and materials; (4) 'vampires' whose enquiries make excessive demands upon the librarian's time.
    Ex. A business dependency on sophisticated information systems makes it vulnerabble to stealth attacks.
    Ex. Sometimes described as a ' bootleg' preacher, Will Campbell professes a great love and affection for Country Music.
    Ex. To explore this possibility, the library sought to create access via the Internet to a small set of its materials relevant to the famous Confederate raider, the CSS Alabama.
    Ex. Their secondary aim was to print piratical, scurrilous and bawdy material for the people of Dublin.
    Ex. The barnacled cannons found in the coastal waters off Catalina Island are thought to belong to a ship once captained by the notorious buccaneer William Kidd.
    ----
    * barco pirata = pirate ship.
    * pirata aéreo = hijacker [highjacker].
    * pirata del correo publicitario no solicitado = spammer.
    * pirata informático = hacker, computer hacker.
    * * *
    I
    a) < barco> pirate (before n)
    b) ( clandestino) <casete/copia> pirate (before n), bootleg (before n) (colloq)
    c) (Ven) ( de mala calidad) poor, shoddy (colloq)
    II
    masculino y femenino
    a) (Náut) pirate
    b) (de casetes, videos) pirate
    * * *
    = pirated, pirate, stealth, bootleg, raider, piratical, buccaneer.

    Ex: Beadle and Adams of New York's 'dime and nickel novels' included both new books and pirated English novels retailing as paperbacks at 10 cents a volume.

    Ex: Library users fall into 4 groups: (1) patrons, who are considerate, grateful and undemanding; (2) 'pests' -- the inconsiderate; (3) 'pirates' who steal, deface and mutilate library property and materials; (4) 'vampires' whose enquiries make excessive demands upon the librarian's time.
    Ex: A business dependency on sophisticated information systems makes it vulnerabble to stealth attacks.
    Ex: Sometimes described as a ' bootleg' preacher, Will Campbell professes a great love and affection for Country Music.
    Ex: To explore this possibility, the library sought to create access via the Internet to a small set of its materials relevant to the famous Confederate raider, the CSS Alabama.
    Ex: Their secondary aim was to print piratical, scurrilous and bawdy material for the people of Dublin.
    Ex: The barnacled cannons found in the coastal waters off Catalina Island are thought to belong to a ship once captained by the notorious buccaneer William Kidd.
    * barco pirata = pirate ship.
    * pirata aéreo = hijacker [highjacker].
    * pirata del correo publicitario no solicitado = spammer.
    * pirata informático = hacker, computer hacker.

    * * *
    1 ‹barco› pirate ( before n)
    2 (clandestino) ‹casete/copia› pirate ( before n), bootleg ( before n) ( colloq)
    3 ( Ven) (de mala calidad) poor, shoddy ( colloq)
    1 ( Náut) pirate
    2 (de casetes, etc) pirate
    los piratas del ordenador computer hackers
    Compuestos:
    hijacker, skyjacker ( journ)
    pirata informático, pirata informática
    hacker
    * * *

     

    pirata adjetivo
    a) barco pirate ( before n)

    b) ( clandestino) ‹casete/copia pirate ( before n), bootleg ( before n) (colloq)

    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    a) (Náut) pirate;


    b) (de casetes, videos) pirate

    pirata
    I adjetivo
    1 pirate
    2 (copia ilegal) pirate, bootleg
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 pirate
    pirata aéreo, hijacker
    pirata informático, hacker
    2 (literatura, música, etc) plagiarist
    ' pirata' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    emisora
    English:
    bootleg
    - buccaneer
    - cowboy
    - hacker
    - inform
    - pirate
    - hijacker
    * * *
    adj
    1. [barco, ataque] pirate
    2. [radio, edición, vídeo] pirate;
    [casete, grabación] bootleg
    3. Am [profesional, servicio] cowboy;
    un electricista pirata a cowboy electrician
    nmf
    1. [corsario] pirate
    pirata aéreo hijacker;
    pirata del aire hijacker;
    pirata informático cracker, hacker
    2. Am [mal profesional] cowboy
    * * *
    I adj pirate atr
    II m/f pirate
    * * *
    pirata adj
    : bootleg, pirated
    pirata nmf
    1) : pirate
    2) : bootlegger
    3)
    pirata aéreo : hijacker
    * * *
    pirata n pirate

    Spanish-English dictionary > pirata

  • 97 planear

    v.
    1 to plan.
    Ellos planean un viaje They plan a trip.
    Ellos planean una alta ganancia They envisage a big profit.
    2 to glide.
    Ellos planean en la playa They glide on the beach.
    3 to plan to, to expect to, to be planning to.
    Ellos planean viajar They are planning to travel.
    * * *
    1 (futuro, idea) to plan
    1 (en el aire) to glide
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT (=proyectar) to plan
    2.
    VI (Aer) to glide; (fig) to hang, hover ( sobre over)
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to plan
    2.
    planear vi (Aviac) to glide; águila to soar; (Náut) to plane
    * * *
    = envisage, plan, slate (for), make + plans, mastermind, scheme, glide.
    Ex. It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
    Ex. An expansion of this edition which will serve school librarians throughout the English-speaking world is planned.
    Ex. The next IFLA Conference is slated for August 14-28, 1995, in Istanbul, Turkey.
    Ex. Subject access plays an important part when plans are made for an on-line public access catalogue (OPAC).
    Ex. The centre is also masterminding a number of projects concerning Third World needs for microcomputers.
    Ex. This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    Ex. These marsupials' primary mode of travel is by gliding from tree to tree -- they rarely travel across the ground.
    ----
    * planear con ala delta = hang-glide.
    * planear con antelación = plan + ahead.
    * planear una actividad = plot + activity.
    * si todo va de acuerdo a lo planeado = all (other) things being equal.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to plan
    2.
    planear vi (Aviac) to glide; águila to soar; (Náut) to plane
    * * *
    = envisage, plan, slate (for), make + plans, mastermind, scheme, glide.

    Ex: It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.

    Ex: An expansion of this edition which will serve school librarians throughout the English-speaking world is planned.
    Ex: The next IFLA Conference is slated for August 14-28, 1995, in Istanbul, Turkey.
    Ex: Subject access plays an important part when plans are made for an on-line public access catalogue (OPAC).
    Ex: The centre is also masterminding a number of projects concerning Third World needs for microcomputers.
    Ex: This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    Ex: These marsupials' primary mode of travel is by gliding from tree to tree -- they rarely travel across the ground.
    * planear con ala delta = hang-glide.
    * planear con antelación = plan + ahead.
    * planear una actividad = plot + activity.
    * si todo va de acuerdo a lo planeado = all (other) things being equal.

    * * *
    planear [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹fiesta/expedición› to plan
    fue un robo muy bien planeado it was a very well planned robbery
    tienen planeado casarse a fin de año they plan to get married at the end of the year
    2 (tramar) to plan
    algo están planeando they're planning something, they're up to something ( colloq)
    ■ planear
    vi
    1 ( Aviac) to glide, soar ( AmE)
    2 «águila» to soar
    3 ( Náut) to plane
    * * *

     

    planear ( conjugate planear) verbo transitivo
    to plan
    verbo intransitivo (Aviac) to glide;
    [ águila] to soar;
    (Náut) to plane
    planear
    I vtr (tramar, urdir) to plot
    (preparar, pensar) to plan
    II vi (un avión, ave) to glide
    ' planear' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    proyectar
    - traerse
    - calcular
    - prever
    English:
    glide
    - hover
    - map out
    - mastermind
    - plan
    - plane
    - program
    - programme
    - project
    - soar
    - design
    - hang
    - map
    - think
    * * *
    vt
    to plan;
    planean una fiesta para el viernes they are planning a party for Friday;
    planeo viajar a Asia en verano I'm planning to travel to Asia this summer
    vi
    1. [hacer planes] to plan
    2. [planeador] to glide
    3. [ave] to glide, to soar
    * * *
    I v/t plan
    II v/i AVIA glide
    * * *
    : to plan
    : to glide (in the air)
    * * *
    1. (pensar) to plan [pt. & pp. planned]
    2. (avión, pájaro) to glide

    Spanish-English dictionary > planear

  • 98 por deferencia a

    Ex. One theory commonly advanced is that it was done in deference to William Henry Fox Talbot.
    * * *

    Ex: One theory commonly advanced is that it was done in deference to William Henry Fox Talbot.

    Spanish-English dictionary > por deferencia a

  • 99 post

    m.
    1 Post, Charles William Post.
    2 Post, Emily Price Post.
    3 Post, Wiley Post.
    * * *
    = post.
    Ex. A model for the development of information services in buoyant but debt-riddled Brazil may only be partially relevant to post oil-boom Nigeria, and consequently inappropriate to drought-plagued Ethiopia.
    ----
    * post-coordinación = post-coordination.
    * * *
    = post.

    Ex: A model for the development of information services in buoyant but debt-riddled Brazil may only be partially relevant to post oil-boom Nigeria, and consequently inappropriate to drought-plagued Ethiopia.

    * post-coordinación = post-coordination.

    Spanish-English dictionary > post

  • 100 prender fuego

    v.
    to start the fire, to set the fire on, to cast fire.
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = set + Nombre + on fire, torch, ignite, set + ablaze, burn, catch + fire
    Ex. The second example relates to a bibliographical puzzle concerning the bowdlerized British version of William Styron's novel 'Set this house on fire'.
    Ex. Alenxandria's library was torched and completely destroyed by the brutal Roman emperor Aurelian in A.D. 270.
    Ex. Nitrate film ignites readily, burns fiercely, virtually inextinguishably and with highly toxic fumes.
    Ex. The day ended in a riot during which the town hall was set ablaze.
    Ex. In Italy, Mussoline was burning books and suppressing libraries with appalling regularity.
    Ex. An ammo depot in Kabul caught fire and injured nine people in May.
    * * *
    (v.) = set + Nombre + on fire, torch, ignite, set + ablaze, burn, catch + fire

    Ex: The second example relates to a bibliographical puzzle concerning the bowdlerized British version of William Styron's novel 'Set this house on fire'.

    Ex: Alenxandria's library was torched and completely destroyed by the brutal Roman emperor Aurelian in A.D. 270.
    Ex: Nitrate film ignites readily, burns fiercely, virtually inextinguishably and with highly toxic fumes.
    Ex: The day ended in a riot during which the town hall was set ablaze.
    Ex: In Italy, Mussoline was burning books and suppressing libraries with appalling regularity.
    Ex: An ammo depot in Kabul caught fire and injured nine people in May.

    Spanish-English dictionary > prender fuego

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