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  • 241 manifestarse

    1 (hacerse evidente) to become apparent
    2 to demonstrate
    3 to declare oneself, express
    * * *
    * * *
    VPR
    1) (=declararse)
    2) (Pol) to demonstrate
    3) (=mostrarse) to be apparent, be evident
    * * *
    (v.) = be manifest, embody, manifest + Reflexivo, show up, stage + protest
    Ex. In this example, only four facets of the class Library science are manifest in the compound subject of the document.
    Ex. In alphabetical indexing languages, such as are embodied in thesauri and subject headings lists, subject terms are the alphabetical names of the subjects.
    Ex. However, you must be able to identify these categories as they manifest themselves in any given subject area in the scheme.
    Ex. Problems of community service seem to show up more clearly in the countryside.
    Ex. Fishermen from across the UK have staged a protest in London over the impact of spiralling fuel prices on their industry.
    * * *
    (v.) = be manifest, embody, manifest + Reflexivo, show up, stage + protest

    Ex: In this example, only four facets of the class Library science are manifest in the compound subject of the document.

    Ex: In alphabetical indexing languages, such as are embodied in thesauri and subject headings lists, subject terms are the alphabetical names of the subjects.
    Ex: However, you must be able to identify these categories as they manifest themselves in any given subject area in the scheme.
    Ex: Problems of community service seem to show up more clearly in the countryside.
    Ex: Fishermen from across the UK have staged a protest in London over the impact of spiralling fuel prices on their industry.

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    ■manifestarse verbo reflexivo
    1 (un grupo) to demonstrate
    2 (declararse) to declare oneself: la oposición se manifestó en contra, the opposition declared against it
    3 (mostrarse) su poder se manifestaba en la impunidad de sus actos, the fact that he could act with impunity was a demonstration of the extent of his power
    ' manifestarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    declararse
    - despuntar
    - oponerse
    - salir
    - sentada
    - declarar
    - manifestar
    English:
    demonstrate
    - March
    - manifest
    * * *
    vpr
    1. [por la calle] to demonstrate;
    manifestarse a favor de/contra algo to demonstrate for/against sth;
    los sindicalistas se manifestaron por el centro de la ciudad the union members demonstrated Br in the city centre o US downtown
    2. [hacerse evidente] to become clear o apparent;
    su odio se manifiesta en su mirada you can see the hatred in her eyes
    3. [expresarse]
    se manifestó contrario a la intervención militar he spoke out against military intervention;
    les dieron el proyecto para que se manifestaran sobre él they gave them the plan so that they could give an opinion on it
    * * *
    v/r
    1 ( protestar) demonstrate
    2 ( aparecer) become apparent
    * * *
    vr
    1) : to be or become evident
    2) : to state one's position
    se han manifestado a favor del acuerdo: they have declared their support for the agreement
    3) : to demonstrate, to rally
    * * *
    manifestarse vb to demonstrate

    Spanish-English dictionary > manifestarse

  • 242 mar

    f. & m.
    veranean en el mar they spend their summer holidays at the seaside
    hacerse a la mar to set sail, to put (out) to sea
    alta mar high seas
    a mares a lot
    llover a mares to rain buckets
    mar abierto the open sea
    mar adentro out to sea
    mar gruesa rough o stormy sea
    mar rizada choppy sea
    el mar Báltico the Baltic Sea
    el mar Cantábrico the Cantabrian Sea
    el mar Caribe the Caribbean Sea
    el mar Caspio the Caspian Sea
    el mar Egeo the Aegean Sea
    el mar Mediterráneo the Mediterranean Sea
    el mar Muerto the Dead Sea
    el mar del Norte the North Sea
    el mar Negro the Black Sea
    el mar Rojo the red Sea
    Un mar de gente A great number of people.
    2 EAR, enlarged access resources.
    * * *
    nombre masculino & nombre femenino
    1 (gen) sea
    2 (marejada) swell
    \
    en alta mar on the high sea, on the open sea
    estar hecho,-a un mar de lágrimas to be crying his/her eyes out, be in floods of tears
    hacerse a la mar to put (out) to sea, set sail
    la mar de... familiar (mucha cantidad) a lot of, lots of, loads of
    llover a mares to rain cats and dogs, bucket down
    ¡pelillos a la mar! familiar let bygones be bygones!
    por mar by sea
    mar adentro out to sea
    mar de fondo (corriente) ground swell 2 (agitación) undercurrent
    mar gruesa heavy sea
    mar picada rough sea
    mar rizada slightly choppy sea
    * * *
    noun mf.
    * * *
    I
    SM
    [a veces] SF
    1) (Geog) sea

    el fondo del mar — the bottom of the sea, the seabed

    el o la mar estaba en calma — the sea was calm

    iban navegando en mar abiertothey were sailing on the open sea

    mar adentro[ir, llevar] out to sea; [estar] out at sea

    en alta mar — on the high seas

    mar arboladaheavy sea

    caer(se) al mar — [desde tierra] to fall into the sea; [desde un barco] to fall overboard

    echarse a la mar — to set sail

    mar de fondo — (lit) groundswell; (fig) underlying tension

    mar gruesaheavy sea

    hacerse a la mar — liter [barco] to set sail, put to sea frm; [marinero] to set sail

    mar picadachoppy sea

    por mar — by sea, by boat

    mar rizadarough sea

    los siete mares — the seven seas

    - me cago en la mar salada

    mar Cantábrico — Bay of Biscay, Cantabrian Sea

    mar de arenapoét sand dunes pl, desert wastes pl poét

    brazo 4), golpe 11)
    2) (=marea) tide
    3) (=abundancia)
    a)

    estar hecho un mar de dudas — to be full of doubt, be beset with doubts frm

    estar hecho un mar de lágrimasto be in floods of tears

    b)

    a mares, estaba llorando a mares — she was crying her eyes out

    c)

    la mar de *

    estoy la mar de contento — I'm ever so happy, I'm over the moon *

    en Lisboa vivimos la mar de bien — we live ever so well in Lisbon, we love living in Lisbon

    II
    SF [eufemismo] de madre in obscene expressions
    III
    EXCL (Mil) march!
    * * *
    1) (Geog) sea

    surcar los mares — (liter) to ply the seas (liter)

    el fondo del mar — the seabed, the bottom of the sea

    hacerse a la mar — (liter) to set sail

    a mares — (fam)

    sudaba a mareshe was streaming o pouring with sweat

    arar en el marto beat (AmE) o (BrE) flog a dead horse

    me cago (vulg) or (euf) me cachis en la (Esp) mar — shit! (vulg), shoot! (AmE euph), sugar! (BrE euph)

    surcar los siete maresto sail the seven seas

    quien no se arriesga no pasa la mar — nothing ventured, nothing gained

    2) ( costa)
    3)
    a) (indicando abundancia, profusión)

    un mar de...: estaba hecha un mar de lágrimas she was in floods of tears; está sumido en un mar de dudas he's plagued by o beset with doubts; tiene un mar de problemas — he has no end of problems

    b) ( abismo)

    hay un mar de diferencia entre... — there's a world of difference between...

    los separaba un mar de silencio — (liter) a gulf of silence lay between them (liter)

    c)

    la mar de... — (fam)

    * * *
    = sea.
    Ex. We are thus concerned with a virtually limitless number of concepts - building, book, reading, colour, sea, water, summer, England, 1066 AD - any concepts you like.
    ----
    * agua del mar = sea-water [seawater].
    * al borde del mar = at the seaside.
    * alta mar = high seas, the.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * arrastrar al mar = wash out to + sea.
    * brazo de mar = sound.
    * caballito de mar = seahorse.
    * ciencias del mar = aquatic sciences.
    * ciencias del mar, las = ocean sciences, the.
    * cohombro de mar = sea cucumber.
    * concha de mar = seashell.
    * de alta mar = offshore, sea-going, ocean-going.
    * de mar adentro = offshore.
    * el que no se aventura no cruza el mar = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * en alta mar = on the high seas.
    * en el mar = at sea.
    * energía del mar = ocean energy.
    * en mar abierto = on the open sea.
    * en un mar de dudas = at sea.
    * erizo de mar = sea urchin.
    * estar en un mar de dudas = feel at + sea, be all at sea.
    * estar la mar de contento = be over the moon.
    * estrella de mar = starfish.
    * fondo del mar = sea bottom, seafloor [sea floor], ocean floor, seabed [sea bed].
    * frente al mar = on the seafront, seafront, beachfront.
    * hacerse a la mar = set + sail, cast off.
    * hombre de mar = seaman [seamen -pl.].
    * junto al mar = beachside, at the seaside.
    * la mar de = a whole slew of.
    * las profundidades del mar = the deep.
    * lecho del mar = seabed [sea bed].
    * llover a mares = rain + cats and dogs, tip + it down with rain, pelt + (it down) with rain, chuck + it down with rain, piss + it down with rain, lash + it down with rain, teem with + rain, hammer + it down with rain, the heavens + open, rain + pour down, pour down, pour down with + rain.
    * lobo de mar = sea dog, salty dog, salty sea dog.
    * manuscritos del Mar Muerto, los = Dead Sea Scrolls, the.
    * mar abierto = open water, open sea, open ocean.
    * mar adentro = offshore.
    * mar Adriático, el = Adriatic sea, the.
    * mar agitada = heavy sea.
    * Mar Arábigo, el = Arabian Sea, the.
    * mar arbolada = heavy sea.
    * Mar Báltico, el = Baltic Sea, the.
    * mar Caspio, el = Caspian Sea, the.
    * mar de fondo = groundswell.
    * Mar del Coral, el = Coral Sea, the.
    * Mar del Norte, el = North Sea, the.
    * Mar de Omán, el = Arabian Sea, the.
    * mar de turbulencia = sea of stress.
    * Mar Egeo, el = Aegean Sea, the.
    * mar fuerte = heavy sea.
    * mar gruesa = heavy sea.
    * mar interior = inland sea.
    * mar jurisdiccional = territorial sea.
    * Mar Mediterráneo, el = Mediterranean Sea, the.
    * Mar Muerto, el = Dead Sea, the.
    * Mar Negro = Black Sea.
    * mar picada = heavy sea.
    * mar revuelto = stormy sea.
    * Mar Rojo, el = Red Sea, the.
    * mar tempestuoso = stormy sea.
    * mar territorial = territorial sea.
    * mar tropical = tropical sea.
    * mina de mar = sea mine.
    * nutria de mar = sea otter.
    * oreja de mar = abalone.
    * orilla del mar = seashore.
    * pasárselo la mar de bien = have + a whale of a time, have + a great time.
    * pepino de mar = sea cucumber.
    * puerto de mar = seaport.
    * rollos del Mar Muerto, los = Dead Sea Scrolls, the.
    * siete mares, los = seven seas, the.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sudar a mares = sweat + buckets, sweat + bullets, sweat + profusely.
    * surcar los mares = plough + the sea.
    * surcar los siete mares = sail + the seven seas, roam + the seven seas.
    * un mar de = a sea of.
    * un mar de papel = a sea of + paper.
    * verde mar = sea green.
    * viejo lobo de mar = old sea dog, old salty dog.
    * vista al mar = sea view.
    * * *
    1) (Geog) sea

    surcar los mares — (liter) to ply the seas (liter)

    el fondo del mar — the seabed, the bottom of the sea

    hacerse a la mar — (liter) to set sail

    a mares — (fam)

    sudaba a mareshe was streaming o pouring with sweat

    arar en el marto beat (AmE) o (BrE) flog a dead horse

    me cago (vulg) or (euf) me cachis en la (Esp) mar — shit! (vulg), shoot! (AmE euph), sugar! (BrE euph)

    surcar los siete maresto sail the seven seas

    quien no se arriesga no pasa la mar — nothing ventured, nothing gained

    2) ( costa)
    3)
    a) (indicando abundancia, profusión)

    un mar de...: estaba hecha un mar de lágrimas she was in floods of tears; está sumido en un mar de dudas he's plagued by o beset with doubts; tiene un mar de problemas — he has no end of problems

    b) ( abismo)

    hay un mar de diferencia entre... — there's a world of difference between...

    los separaba un mar de silencio — (liter) a gulf of silence lay between them (liter)

    c)

    la mar de... — (fam)

    * * *
    = sea.

    Ex: We are thus concerned with a virtually limitless number of concepts - building, book, reading, colour, sea, water, summer, England, 1066 AD - any concepts you like.

    * agua del mar = sea-water [seawater].
    * al borde del mar = at the seaside.
    * alta mar = high seas, the.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * arrastrar al mar = wash out to + sea.
    * brazo de mar = sound.
    * caballito de mar = seahorse.
    * ciencias del mar = aquatic sciences.
    * ciencias del mar, las = ocean sciences, the.
    * cohombro de mar = sea cucumber.
    * concha de mar = seashell.
    * de alta mar = offshore, sea-going, ocean-going.
    * de mar adentro = offshore.
    * el que no se aventura no cruza el mar = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * en alta mar = on the high seas.
    * en el mar = at sea.
    * energía del mar = ocean energy.
    * en mar abierto = on the open sea.
    * en un mar de dudas = at sea.
    * erizo de mar = sea urchin.
    * estar en un mar de dudas = feel at + sea, be all at sea.
    * estar la mar de contento = be over the moon.
    * estrella de mar = starfish.
    * fondo del mar = sea bottom, seafloor [sea floor], ocean floor, seabed [sea bed].
    * frente al mar = on the seafront, seafront, beachfront.
    * hacerse a la mar = set + sail, cast off.
    * hombre de mar = seaman [seamen -pl.].
    * junto al mar = beachside, at the seaside.
    * la mar de = a whole slew of.
    * las profundidades del mar = the deep.
    * lecho del mar = seabed [sea bed].
    * llover a mares = rain + cats and dogs, tip + it down with rain, pelt + (it down) with rain, chuck + it down with rain, piss + it down with rain, lash + it down with rain, teem with + rain, hammer + it down with rain, the heavens + open, rain + pour down, pour down, pour down with + rain.
    * lobo de mar = sea dog, salty dog, salty sea dog.
    * manuscritos del Mar Muerto, los = Dead Sea Scrolls, the.
    * mar abierto = open water, open sea, open ocean.
    * mar adentro = offshore.
    * mar Adriático, el = Adriatic sea, the.
    * mar agitada = heavy sea.
    * Mar Arábigo, el = Arabian Sea, the.
    * mar arbolada = heavy sea.
    * Mar Báltico, el = Baltic Sea, the.
    * mar Caspio, el = Caspian Sea, the.
    * mar de fondo = groundswell.
    * Mar del Coral, el = Coral Sea, the.
    * Mar del Norte, el = North Sea, the.
    * Mar de Omán, el = Arabian Sea, the.
    * mar de turbulencia = sea of stress.
    * Mar Egeo, el = Aegean Sea, the.
    * mar fuerte = heavy sea.
    * mar gruesa = heavy sea.
    * mar interior = inland sea.
    * mar jurisdiccional = territorial sea.
    * Mar Mediterráneo, el = Mediterranean Sea, the.
    * Mar Muerto, el = Dead Sea, the.
    * Mar Negro = Black Sea.
    * mar picada = heavy sea.
    * mar revuelto = stormy sea.
    * Mar Rojo, el = Red Sea, the.
    * mar tempestuoso = stormy sea.
    * mar territorial = territorial sea.
    * mar tropical = tropical sea.
    * mina de mar = sea mine.
    * nutria de mar = sea otter.
    * oreja de mar = abalone.
    * orilla del mar = seashore.
    * pasárselo la mar de bien = have + a whale of a time, have + a great time.
    * pepino de mar = sea cucumber.
    * puerto de mar = seaport.
    * rollos del Mar Muerto, los = Dead Sea Scrolls, the.
    * siete mares, los = seven seas, the.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sudar a mares = sweat + buckets, sweat + bullets, sweat + profusely.
    * surcar los mares = plough + the sea.
    * surcar los siete mares = sail + the seven seas, roam + the seven seas.
    * un mar de = a sea of.
    * un mar de papel = a sea of + paper.
    * verde mar = sea green.
    * viejo lobo de mar = old sea dog, old salty dog.
    * vista al mar = sea view.

    * * *
    A ( Geog) sea
    la vida en el mar life at sea
    a orillas del mar by the sea
    el mar estaba como un plato or una balsa the sea was like a millpond
    el mar está picado or rizado the sea is choppy
    el mar estaba agitado or revuelto the sea was rough
    el galeón surcaba los mares ( liter); the galleon plied the seas ( liter)
    el fondo del mar the seabed, the bottom of the sea
    mar abierto open sea
    la corriente llevó la barca mar adentro the boat was swept out to sea by the current
    la tormenta los sorprendió mar adentro they were caught out at sea by the storm
    hacerse a la mar ( liter); to set sail
    por mar by sea
    a mares ( fam): llovió a mares it poured with rain, it bucketed down ( BrE colloq), it rained cats and dogs
    sudaba a mares he was sweating streams, he was streaming o pouring with sweat
    arar en el mar to flog a dead horse
    la mar en coche ( RPl fam): una cena con champán, el mejor caviar y la mar en coche a meal complete with champagne, the finest caviar, the works o the whole shebang o the whole caboodle ( colloq)
    me cago ( vulg) or ( euf) me cachis en la mar shit! ( vulg), shoot! ( AmE euph), sugar! ( BrE euph)
    surcar los siete mares to sail the seven seas
    quien no se arriesga no pasa la mar nothing ventured, nothing gained
    alto1 (↑ alto (1))
    Compuestos:
    Adriatic Sea
    Yellow Sea
    Baltic Sea
    Bay of Biscay
    Caribbean Sea
    Caspian Sea
    Barents Sea
    China Sea
    (marejada) swell
    parece que se llevan muy bien pero hay mucho mar de fondo on the surface they seem to get on really well but underneath it all there's a lot of tension o but there's a lot of underlying tension
    Caribbean Sea
    North Sea
    Aegean Sea
    rough o heavy sea
    inland sea
    Ionian Sea
    Mediterranean Sea
    Dead Sea
    Black Sea
    territorial waters (pl) ( within a 200 mile limit)
    Red Sea
    mar territorial or jurisdiccional
    territorial waters (pl) ( within a 12 mile limit)
    Tyrrhenian Sea
    B
    (costa): el mar the coast
    ¿prefieres ir al mar o a la montaña? would you prefer to go to the coast o to the seaside or to the mountains?
    C
    1
    (indicando abundancia, profusión): un mar de …: está sumido en un mar de dudas he's plagued by o beset with doubts
    tiene un mar de problemas he has no end of problems
    estaba hecha un mar de lágrimas she was in floods of tears
    2
    (abismo): hay un mar de diferencia entre los dos países there's a world of difference between the two countries
    los separaba un mar de silencio ( liter); a gulf of silence lay between them ( liter)
    3
    la mar de … ( fam): está la mar de contento he's really happy, he's over the moon ( colloq)
    lo pasamos la mar de bien we had a whale of a time ( colloq)
    el vestido te queda la mar de bien the dress suits you perfectly, the dress looks really good on you
    tengo la mar de cosas que contarte I have loads of things to tell you ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    mar    
    mar.
    mar sustantivo masculino (sometimes f in literary language and in set idiomatic expressions)
    1 (Geog) sea;

    el fondo del mar the seabed, the bottom of the sea;
    mar abierto open sea;
    la corriente llevó la barca mar adentro the boat was swept out to sea by the current;
    hacerse a la mar (liter) to set sail;
    por mar by sea;
    mar Cantábrico Bay of Biscay;
    mar de las Antillas Caribbean Sea;
    mar Mediterráneo Mediterranean Sea;
    mar gruesa rough o heavy sea
    2 ( costa):

    mar
    I sustantivo masculino & sustantivo femenino sea: ayer había mucha mar, there was a heavy sea yesterday
    en alta mar, on the high seas
    mar adentro, out to sea
    II sustantivo masculino
    1 sea
    Mar Cantábrico, Cantabrian Sea
    2 (gran cantidad) un mar de deudas, a flood of debts
    ♦ Locuciones: a mares, a lot: lloraba a mares, he was in floods of tears
    hacerse a la mar, to set sail
    la mar de, really, very: es una niña la mar de despierta, she's a really clever girl
    ' mar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adentro
    - agitada
    - agitado
    - agitarse
    - alborotada
    - alborotado
    - alborotarse
    - arrastrar
    - bonanza
    - borde
    - bramar
    - bramido
    - brava
    - bravo
    - buey
    - cala
    - chalet
    - contramaestre
    - crucero
    - deslucir
    - embravecerse
    - encresparse
    - erizo
    - espuma
    - estrella
    - faenar
    - golpe
    - gruesa
    - grueso
    - langosta
    - lengua
    - loba
    - lobo
    - manga
    - mareo
    - nivel
    - nublar
    - nudo
    - oleada
    - orientarse
    - orilla
    - picada
    - picado
    - picarse
    - puerto
    - respeto
    - revuelta
    - revuelto
    - ribera
    - rizada
    English:
    above
    - afloat
    - bass
    - bathe
    - bed
    - breaker
    - calm
    - can
    - Caribbean
    - choppy
    - crossing
    - Dead Sea
    - facing
    - groundswell
    - hair
    - heavy
    - lap
    - lost
    - mar
    - Mediterranean
    - mighty
    - navigate
    - paddle
    - prospect
    - put out
    - quagmire
    - quit
    - raging
    - reclaim
    - Red Sea
    - rig
    - rise
    - roar
    - rock
    - rough
    - sail
    - sea
    - sea dog
    - sea-fish
    - sea-level
    - sea-water
    - seabed
    - seahorse
    - seashore
    - seasick
    - seasickness
    - shore
    - sink
    - smooth
    - splendid
    * * *
    mar nm o nf Note that the feminine is used in literary language, by people such as fishermen with a close connection with the sea, and in some idiomatic expressions.
    1. [océano, masa de agua] sea;
    al nivel del mar at sea level;
    se cayó al mar she fell into the sea;
    hacerse a la mar to set sail, to put (out) to sea;
    pasan meses en el mar [navegando] they spend months at sea;
    mar adentro out to sea;
    por mar [viajar, enviar] by sea;
    un viaje por mar a sea voyage;
    Literario
    surcar los mares to ply the seas;
    a mares: llover a mares to rain cats and dogs;
    lloraba a mares she was crying her eyes out;
    sudaba a mares he was sweating buckets;
    RP Fam
    la mar en coche the whole shebang;
    Esp muy Fam
    me cago en la mar Br bloody hell!, US goddamn it!;
    Esp Fam Euf
    mecachis en la mar Br sugar!, US shoot!
    mar abierto open sea;
    el mar Adriático the Adriatic Sea;
    el mar Amarillo the Yellow Sea;
    el mar Arábigo the Arabian Sea;
    el mar de Aral the Aral Sea;
    mar arbolada = rough sea with waves between 6 and 9 metres in height;
    el mar Báltico the Baltic Sea;
    mar calma calm sea;
    el mar Cantábrico the Bay of Biscay;
    el mar Caribe the Caribbean (Sea);
    el mar Caspio the Caspian Sea;
    el mar de China the China Sea;
    el mar de(l) Coral the Coral Sea;
    el mar Egeo the Aegean Sea;
    también Fig mar de fondo groundswell;
    el asunto ha creado mucha mar de fondo en la opinión pública the affair has given rise to a groundswell of public opinion;
    mar gruesa = rough sea with waves under 6 metres;
    un mar interior an inland sea;
    el mar de Irlanda the Irish Sea;
    el mar Jónico the Ionian Sea;
    mar llana calm sea;
    el mar Mediterráneo the Mediterranean Sea;
    el mar Muerto the Dead Sea;
    el mar Negro the Black Sea;
    el mar del Norte the North Sea;
    mar picada very choppy sea;
    mar rizada choppy sea;
    el mar Rojo the Red Sea;
    el mar de los Sargazos the Sargasso Sea
    2. [litoral] seaside;
    nos vamos a vivir al mar we're going to live by the sea;
    veranean en el mar they spend their summer Br holidays o US vacation at the seaside;
    una casa en el mar a house by the sea;
    junto al mar at the seaside
    3. [gran abundancia]
    un mar de gente a sea of people;
    un mar de sangre a river of blood;
    estoy inmersa en un mar de dudas I'm plagued with doubts;
    estar hecho un mar de lágrimas to be crying one's eyes out
    4. Fam
    la mar de [muchos] loads of;
    [muy] dead;
    es la mar de inteligente she's dead intelligent;
    todo va la mar de lento everything's going dead slowly;
    está la mar de nerviosa she's dead nervous;
    tengo la mar de cosas que hacer I've got loads of things to do
    * * *
    m (also f) GEOG sea;
    los mares del Sur the South Seas;
    alta mar high seas pl ;
    sudaba a mares fig fam the sweat was pouring off him fam ;
    llover a mares fig fam pour, bucket down fam ;
    la mar de bien ( muy bien) really well;
    hacerse a la mar put to sea
    * * *
    mar nmf
    1) : sea
    un mar agitado: a rough sea
    hacerse a la mar: to set sail
    2)
    alta mar : high seas
    * * *
    mar n sea
    hacerse a la mar to put out to sea [pt. & pp. put] / to set sail [pt. & pp. set]
    la mar de (muchos) a lot of / lots of (muy) very / really

    Spanish-English dictionary > mar

  • 243 marca

    f.
    1 mark.
    se le nota la marca del bañador you can see her tan line, you can see where she's been wearing her swimsuit
    2 brand (commerce).
    unos vaqueros de marca a pair of designer jeans
    marca comercial trademark
    marca registrada registered trademark
    3 label.
    4 time (sport).
    5 check mark, check.
    6 make, mark.
    7 record.
    8 pit, small depression.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: marcar.
    * * *
    1 (señal) mark, sign
    2 (en comestibles, productos del hogar) brand; (en otros productos) make
    3 DEPORTE record
    4 (acción) marking
    \
    de marca brand
    de marca mayor familiar terrible, tremendous
    marca registrada registered trademark
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) mark, sign
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=señal) mark

    se te nota la marca del bañadorI can see your tan line *, I can see the mark where your swimming costume was

    sello de marca — hallmark

    marca de la casa, un vino marca de la casa — a house wine

    2) (=huella) [de pie] footprint, footmark; [de dedos] fingerprint

    seguí las marcas que habían dejado sobre la arena — I followed the tracks they had left in the sand, I followed their footprints o footmarks in the sand

    3) (Com) [de comida, jabón, tabaco] brand; [de electrodoméstico, coche] make; [de ropa] label

    ¿qué marca de tabaco fumas? — what brand do you smoke?

    ¿de qué marca es tu televisor? — what make is your television?

    ropa de marca — designer-label clothes, designer-label clothing

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    4) (Dep) [de especialidad] record; [de deportista] best time

    batir una marca — to break a record

    establecer una marca — to set a record

    mejorar o superar una marca — to break a record

    5) (Náut) [en tierra] seamark; [en el mar] marker, buoy
    6) (Naipes) bid
    7) [en el ganado] (=señal) brand; (=acción) branding
    8) (=herramienta) brand, iron
    9) ( Hist) march, frontier area
    * * *
    1)
    a) (señal, huella) mark
    b) ( en el ganado) brand
    2) (Com) (de coches, cámaras) make; (de productos alimenticios, cosméticos, etc) brand

    de marca mayor — (fam) terrible (colloq)

    3) (Dep) record

    superar or batir or mejorar una marca — to break a record

    * * *
    = make, mark, marker, tick, check, brand, check mark [checkmark], imprint, print, designer label, scar, pockmark.
    Ex. Certain makes of microprocessor have achieved sufficient sales to stimulate the production of a wide range of off-the-peg application packages.
    Ex. Representations can be stored and communicated through different physical media: marks, signs, waves, card, vinyl, magnetic tape, and so on.
    Ex. Extraction is carried out with the help of a dictionary of formal text characteristics ( markers, connectors, indicators).
    Ex. Those terms to appear in the lead position, ie are required as access terms, are indicated usually by placing a tick (check) over them.
    Ex. Those terms to appear in the lead position, ie are required as access terms, are indicated usually by placing a tick ( check) over them.
    Ex. Now it is easy to realize this because they no longer stand for living controversies: Kipling's brand of imperialism and Shaw's brand of revolutionary socialism are both things of the past.
    Ex. A small check mark beside a heading can indicate that the heading was found in the source.
    Ex. Harris was a librarian par excellence, whose imprint will become indelible in the history of Nigerian librarianship.
    Ex. Some of the exhibition's objects are plaster casts of such perishables as dying daffodil heads and hoof prints.
    Ex. They release selected second-hand clothes into fleamarket circulation labelled with their own designer label.
    Ex. The scars will take months and years to heal.
    Ex. Many walls still bear the pockmarks left by bullets.
    ----
    * asignación de la marca de Cutter = Cuttering.
    * asignar la marca de Cutter = Cutter.
    * con marca = branded.
    * crear una marca de identidad = branding.
    * dejar una marca = leave + Posesivo + mark.
    * de marca = branded.
    * hacer una marca para indicar el lugar donde uno se ha quedado leyendo = mark + Posesivo + place.
    * identificación mediante marcas = tagging.
    * llevar la marca de = bear + the mark(s) of, bear + the stamp of, bear + the imprint of, bear + the hallmarks of, have + the hallmarks of.
    * llevar la marca distintiva de = bear + the hallmarks of, have + the hallmarks of.
    * marca comercial = brand name, servicemark, trade name, trademark [trade mark].
    * marca de agua = watermark.
    * marca de Cutter = Cutter mark, Cutter numbers.
    * marca de final de campo = delimiter.
    * marca de frenazo = skid mark.
    * marca de inserción = caret (^).
    * marca del acné = pockmark.
    * marca de la viruela = pockmark.
    * marca de patinazo = skid mark.
    * marca de rachazo = skid mark.
    * marca de subcampo = subfield marker.
    * marca distintiva = hallmark, distinguishing mark.
    * marca identificadora = marking.
    * marca mundial = world record.
    * marca muy conocida = household brand.
    * marca personal = personal record.
    * marca registrada = brand name, registered trademark, proprietary, trademark [trade mark].
    * marcas de agua = watermarking.
    * marcas de agua digitales = digital watermarking.
    * poner una marca de comprobación = check-mark.
    * quitar la marca = unmark.
    * tonto de marca mayor = prize idiot.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (señal, huella) mark
    b) ( en el ganado) brand
    2) (Com) (de coches, cámaras) make; (de productos alimenticios, cosméticos, etc) brand

    de marca mayor — (fam) terrible (colloq)

    3) (Dep) record

    superar or batir or mejorar una marca — to break a record

    * * *
    = make, mark, marker, tick, check, brand, check mark [checkmark], imprint, print, designer label, scar, pockmark.

    Ex: Certain makes of microprocessor have achieved sufficient sales to stimulate the production of a wide range of off-the-peg application packages.

    Ex: Representations can be stored and communicated through different physical media: marks, signs, waves, card, vinyl, magnetic tape, and so on.
    Ex: Extraction is carried out with the help of a dictionary of formal text characteristics ( markers, connectors, indicators).
    Ex: Those terms to appear in the lead position, ie are required as access terms, are indicated usually by placing a tick (check) over them.
    Ex: Those terms to appear in the lead position, ie are required as access terms, are indicated usually by placing a tick ( check) over them.
    Ex: Now it is easy to realize this because they no longer stand for living controversies: Kipling's brand of imperialism and Shaw's brand of revolutionary socialism are both things of the past.
    Ex: A small check mark beside a heading can indicate that the heading was found in the source.
    Ex: Harris was a librarian par excellence, whose imprint will become indelible in the history of Nigerian librarianship.
    Ex: Some of the exhibition's objects are plaster casts of such perishables as dying daffodil heads and hoof prints.
    Ex: They release selected second-hand clothes into fleamarket circulation labelled with their own designer label.
    Ex: The scars will take months and years to heal.
    Ex: Many walls still bear the pockmarks left by bullets.
    * asignación de la marca de Cutter = Cuttering.
    * asignar la marca de Cutter = Cutter.
    * con marca = branded.
    * crear una marca de identidad = branding.
    * dejar una marca = leave + Posesivo + mark.
    * de marca = branded.
    * hacer una marca para indicar el lugar donde uno se ha quedado leyendo = mark + Posesivo + place.
    * identificación mediante marcas = tagging.
    * llevar la marca de = bear + the mark(s) of, bear + the stamp of, bear + the imprint of, bear + the hallmarks of, have + the hallmarks of.
    * llevar la marca distintiva de = bear + the hallmarks of, have + the hallmarks of.
    * marca comercial = brand name, servicemark, trade name, trademark [trade mark].
    * marca de agua = watermark.
    * marca de Cutter = Cutter mark, Cutter numbers.
    * marca de final de campo = delimiter.
    * marca de frenazo = skid mark.
    * marca de inserción = caret (^).
    * marca del acné = pockmark.
    * marca de la viruela = pockmark.
    * marca de patinazo = skid mark.
    * marca de rachazo = skid mark.
    * marca de subcampo = subfield marker.
    * marca distintiva = hallmark, distinguishing mark.
    * marca identificadora = marking.
    * marca mundial = world record.
    * marca muy conocida = household brand.
    * marca personal = personal record.
    * marca registrada = brand name, registered trademark, proprietary, trademark [trade mark].
    * marcas de agua = watermarking.
    * marcas de agua digitales = digital watermarking.
    * poner una marca de comprobación = check-mark.
    * quitar la marca = unmark.
    * tonto de marca mayor = prize idiot.

    * * *
    A
    1 (señal, huella) mark
    te ha quedado la marca del bikini you've got a mark where your bikini was
    Compuestos:
    watermark
    hallmark
    B ( Com) (de coches, cámaras) make; (de productos alimenticios, cosméticos, etc) brand
    ¿qué marca de lavadora es? what make (of) washing machine is it?
    prefiero comprar artículos de marca I prefer to buy brand products o brand names
    una marca de prestigio a well-known brand
    ropa de marca designer clothes
    de marca mayor ( fam); terrible ( colloq)
    me llevé un susto de marca mayor I got one hell of a fright o a terrible fright
    Compuestos:
    trade name
    luxury brand
    leading brand, brand leader
    registered trademark
    C ( Dep) record
    superar or batir or mejorar una marca to break a record
    establecer una marca mundial to set a world record
    mi mejor marca de la temporada my best time ( o height etc) of the season
    * * *

     

    Del verbo marcar: ( conjugate marcar)

    marca es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    marca    
    marcar
    marca sustantivo femenino
    1
    a) (señal, huella) mark


    2 (Com) (de coches, cámaras) make;
    (de productos alimenticios, cosméticos, etc) brand;
    comprar artículos de marca to buy brand products o brand names;

    ropa de marca designer clothes;
    marca patentada or registrada registered trademark
    3 (Dep) record;
    superar or batir una marca to break a record
    marcar ( conjugate marcar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) ( con señal) ‹ropa/página/baraja to mark;

    ganado to brand
    b) [experiencia/suceso] ( dejar huella) to mark

    2
    a) (indicar, señalar) to mark;


    el reloj marca las doce en punto the time is exactly twelve o'clock
    b) ( hacer resaltar) ‹cintura/busto to accentuate

    c) (Mús):

    marca el compás/el ritmo to beat time/the rhythm

    3 pelo to set
    4 (Telec) to dial
    5 (Dep)
    a)gol/tanto to score

    b) jugador to mark

    verbo intransitivo
    1 (Dep) to score
    2 (Telec) to dial
    marcarse verbo pronominal:


    ( caus) to have one's hair set
    marca sustantivo femenino
    1 (huella) mark: me levanté con la marca de las sábanas en la cara, I woke up with the mark of the sheet on my face
    2 (distintivo) sign
    la marca del Zorro, the sign of Zorro
    es la marca de la ganadería de Vitorino, it's the brand of Vitorino
    Com brand, make
    3 (impronta) stamp: este trabajo lleva su marca, this work has her stamp
    4 Dep time, result: consiguió una buena marca, he achieved a good time
    marcar verbo transitivo
    1 (señalar) to mark: su muerte me marcó profundamente, I was deeply marked by her death
    las piedras marcan la linde, the stones mark the boundary
    2 (resaltar) este vestido me marca las caderas, this dress shows off my hips
    ese gesto marca la importancia del tratado, that gesture stresses the importance of the treaty
    3 Tel to dial: marque el 123 321, dial 123321
    4 (una hora, grados, etc) to indicate, show, mark: el metrónomo marca el compás, the metronome marks the time
    5 Dep (un tanto) to score
    (a otro jugador) to mark
    6 (un peinado) to set: ¿lavar y marcar?, wash and set?
    ' marca' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    antojo
    - capricho
    - compás
    - hasta
    - impresión
    - marcar
    - mejorar
    - peor
    - rebasar
    - registrar
    - señalar
    - superar
    - tatuaje
    - acreditado
    - batir
    - chuza
    - establecer
    - fama
    - golpe
    - líder
    - matasellos
    - mundial
    - palomita
    - patentado
    - patentar
    - punto
    - rayar
    - sello
    - señal
    - superficial
    - surco
    - tic
    - viruela
    English:
    asterisk
    - birthmark
    - brand
    - brand name
    - make
    - mark
    - marker
    - personal best
    - premier
    - proprietary
    - registered trademark
    - scar
    - scorer
    - sponsor
    - stamp
    - stand
    - tick
    - TM
    - trademark
    - tradename
    - beating
    - birth
    - dent
    - do
    - imprint
    - marking
    - record
    - register
    - trade
    - world
    * * *
    marca nf
    1. [señal] mark;
    [de rueda, animal] track; [en ganado] brand; [en papel] watermark; [cicatriz] mark, scar;
    se le nota la marca del bañador you can see her tan line, you can see where she's been wearing her swimsuit;
    se quemó y le ha quedado una marca she burned herself and has been left with a scar;
    Dep
    en sus marcas, listos, ¡ya! on your marks, get set, go!
    Imprenta marca de corte crop mark; Informát marca de párrafo paragraph mark; Imprenta marca de recorte crop mark
    2. Com [de tabaco, café, perfume] brand;
    [de vehículo, computadora] make;
    sólo compro ropa de marca I only buy designer clothes;
    unos vaqueros de marca a pair of designer jeans;
    Fam
    de marca mayor [muy grande] enormous;
    [excelente] outstanding marca blanca own-brand, own-label;
    marca comercial trademark;
    marca de fábrica trademark;
    marca registrada registered trademark
    3. [etiqueta] label
    4. Dep [tiempo, distancia, altura] performance;
    la mejor marca mundial del año en los 100 metros the fastest time in the world this year for the 100 metres;
    su mejor marca del año her personal best this year
    5. Dep [marcaje] marking;
    se encarga de la marca del delantero más peligroso he's marking the most dangerous forward
    6. [en rugby]
    línea de marca try o goal line;
    zona de marca in-goal area
    * * *
    f
    1 ( señal) mark
    2 MED scar, mark
    3 COM brand;
    de marca brand-name atr
    4 DEP score;
    superar una marca break a record;
    mejor marca personal personal best;
    sus 9,93 segundos son la segunda mejor marca his 9.93 seconds is the second best time;
    de marca mayor fig tremendous
    * * *
    marca nf
    1) : mark
    2) : brand, make
    3) : trademark
    marca registrada: registered trademark
    4) : record (in sports)
    batir la marca: to beat the record
    * * *
    1. (señal) mark
    2. (nombre de comestibles, ropa) brand
    3. (nombre de coches, motos) make
    ¿qué marca de coche es? ¿what make of car is it?
    4. (en deportes) record

    Spanish-English dictionary > marca

  • 244 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

  • 245 merecer

    v.
    1 to deserve, to be worthy of.
    la isla merece una visita the island is worth a visit
    merece la pena detenernos un poco más en este punto it's worth spending a bit more time on this point
    no merece la pena it's not worth it
    no merece la pena que te enfades it's not worth getting angry about, there's no point in getting angry about it
    Se lo merecía He deserved it=He had it coming.
    2 to be worthy.
    en edad de merecer of marriageable age
    3 to deserve to, to be entitled to.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ AGRADECER], like link=agradecer agradecer
    1 to deserve, be worth
    2 (tener necesidad) to need to be + past participle, need + gerund
    3 (valer) to earn, get
    \
    merecer la pena to be worth it
    lo tiene bien merecido (premio, etc) he (she, etc) really deserved it 2 (castigo) he (she, etc,) asked for it, it serves him (her, etc,) right
    * * *
    verb
    to deserve, be worthy of
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ recompensa, castigo] to deserve
    2) And (=atrapar) to catch; (=robar) to snatch, pinch *; (=encontrar) to find
    2.
    VI to be deserving, be worthy
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <premio/castigo> to deserve

    merecer + inf — to deserve to + inf

    2.
    merecerse v pron (enf) <premio/castigo> to deserve

    merecerse + inf — to deserve to + inf

    * * *
    = deserve, merit, rate.
    Ex. Although document arrangement, may be a very unsophisticated information retrieval device it deserves special attention.
    Ex. This article identifies and discusses sources of information on comic books meriting inclusion on a core collection for academic and public libraries.
    Ex. Pavements is included in the American sense; as Sidewalks does not rate a mention at all, this could leave room for ambiguity.
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    * lo que Algo o Alguien se merece = fair share.
    * merecer admiración = deserve + admiration.
    * merecer apoyo = be deserving of support.
    * merecer atención = merit + attention, be worthy of + attention, deserve + attention.
    * merecer consideración = merit + consideration.
    * merecer + Infinitivo = be worthy of + Gerundio.
    * merecer la pena = be worth + the effort, be worthwhile, be worth + Posesivo + time, be worth it.
    * merecer la pena considerar más detalladamente = repay + full consideration.
    * merecer la pena el esfuerzo = repay + effort.
    * merecer la pena estudiar Algo = repay + study.
    * merecer la pena + Infinitivo = be worth + Gerundio, be worthy of + Gerundio, it + be + worth + Gerundio.
    * merecer la pena intentarlo = be worth a try.
    * merecerle la pena a Uno = be worth + Posesivo + while.
    * merecer mención especial = deserve + special mention.
    * merecer que se reconozca la labor realizada = deserve + credit.
    * merecer reconocimiento = merit + recognition.
    * merecerse algo = deserve + a little something.
    * merecérselo = have it + coming.
    * merecer ser mencionado = deserve + mention.
    * merecerse una recompensa = deserve + a little something.
    * merecerse una satisfacción = deserve + a little something.
    * merecerse un regalo = deserve + a little something.
    * no merecer la pena = be no good.
    * no merecerse Algo = be unworthy of.
    * parecer + merecer la pena + Infinitivo = seem + worth + Gerundio.
    * que merece la pena = worthwhile.
    * recibir lo que Uno se merece = get + Posesivo + just rewards, get + Posesivo + due(s).
    * tienes lo que te mereces = you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <premio/castigo> to deserve

    merecer + inf — to deserve to + inf

    2.
    merecerse v pron (enf) <premio/castigo> to deserve

    merecerse + inf — to deserve to + inf

    * * *
    = deserve, merit, rate.

    Ex: Although document arrangement, may be a very unsophisticated information retrieval device it deserves special attention.

    Ex: This article identifies and discusses sources of information on comic books meriting inclusion on a core collection for academic and public libraries.
    Ex: Pavements is included in the American sense; as Sidewalks does not rate a mention at all, this could leave room for ambiguity.
    * lo que Algo o Alguien se merece = fair share.
    * merecer admiración = deserve + admiration.
    * merecer apoyo = be deserving of support.
    * merecer atención = merit + attention, be worthy of + attention, deserve + attention.
    * merecer consideración = merit + consideration.
    * merecer + Infinitivo = be worthy of + Gerundio.
    * merecer la pena = be worth + the effort, be worthwhile, be worth + Posesivo + time, be worth it.
    * merecer la pena considerar más detalladamente = repay + full consideration.
    * merecer la pena el esfuerzo = repay + effort.
    * merecer la pena estudiar Algo = repay + study.
    * merecer la pena + Infinitivo = be worth + Gerundio, be worthy of + Gerundio, it + be + worth + Gerundio.
    * merecer la pena intentarlo = be worth a try.
    * merecerle la pena a Uno = be worth + Posesivo + while.
    * merecer mención especial = deserve + special mention.
    * merecer que se reconozca la labor realizada = deserve + credit.
    * merecer reconocimiento = merit + recognition.
    * merecerse algo = deserve + a little something.
    * merecérselo = have it + coming.
    * merecer ser mencionado = deserve + mention.
    * merecerse una recompensa = deserve + a little something.
    * merecerse una satisfacción = deserve + a little something.
    * merecerse un regalo = deserve + a little something.
    * no merecer la pena = be no good.
    * no merecerse Algo = be unworthy of.
    * parecer + merecer la pena + Infinitivo = seem + worth + Gerundio.
    * que merece la pena = worthwhile.
    * recibir lo que Uno se merece = get + Posesivo + just rewards, get + Posesivo + due(s).
    * tienes lo que te mereces = you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.

    * * *
    merecer [E3 ]
    vt
    ‹premio/castigo/victoria› to deserve
    merece el respeto y la admiración de todos she deserves everyone's respect and admiration
    un hecho que merece toda nuestra atención a fact that deserves our full attention, a fact that merits o is worthy of our full attention ( frml)
    no mereces la suerte que tienes you don't deserve to be so lucky
    merecer + INF to deserve to + INF
    mereció ganar he deserved to win
    merecer QUE + SUBJ:
    merece que le den el puesto she deserves to get the job
    merece que lo metan en la cárcel he deserves to be put in prison
    ( enf) ‹premio/castigo› to deserve
    qué marido tienes, no te lo mereces what a wonderful husband you have, you don't deserve him
    te lo tienes bien merecido it serves you right, you deserve it
    tiene la bien merecida fama de mujeriego he has a well-deserved reputation as a womanizer
    merecerse + INF to deserve to + INF
    se mereció ganar el concurso she deserved to win the contest
    merecerse QUE + SUBJ:
    se merece que le den el trabajo she deserves to get the job
    te mereces que te den una buena paliza you deserve a good hiding
    * * *

     

    merecer ( conjugate merecer) verbo transitivopremio/castigo to deserve;

    merecerse verbo pronominal ( enf) ‹premio/castigo to deserve;
    te lo tienes bien merecido it serves you right;
    se merece que la asciendan she deserves to be promoted
    merecer vtr (ser digno de) to deserve: no merecía el aplauso, she didn't deserve the applause
    este libro no merece ser leído, this book isn't worth reading
    ♦ Locuciones: merece la pena, to be worth the trouble o to be worth it: la recompensa merece la pena, the reward is worth it ➣ Ver nota en deserve

    ' merecer' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    compensar
    - ganarse
    - pena
    - valer
    English:
    deserve
    - merit
    - rate
    - salt
    - worth
    * * *
    vt
    to deserve, to be worthy of;
    la isla merece una visita the island is worth a visit;
    merece la pena detenernos un poco más en este punto it's worth spending a bit more time on this point;
    no merece la pena it's not worth it;
    no merece la pena que te enfades it's not worth getting angry about, there's no point in getting angry about it;
    merece ser ascendido he deserves to be promoted
    vi
    to be worthy;
    en edad de merecer of marriageable age
    * * *
    v/t deserve;
    no merece la pena it’s not worth it;
    no se lo merece he doesn’t deserve it;
    en edad de merecer old enough to have a boyfriend/girlfriend
    * * *
    merecer {53} vt
    : to deserve, to merit
    : to be worthy
    * * *
    merecer vb to deserve

    Spanish-English dictionary > merecer

  • 246 meter las manos en todos

    (v.) = have + a finger in every pie
    Ex. Now with a whole spectrum of collaborative projects, they seem to have a finger in every pie.
    * * *
    (v.) = have + a finger in every pie

    Ex: Now with a whole spectrum of collaborative projects, they seem to have a finger in every pie.

    Spanish-English dictionary > meter las manos en todos

  • 247 meterse en todos los fregados

    (v.) = have + a finger in every pie
    Ex. Now with a whole spectrum of collaborative projects, they seem to have a finger in every pie.
    * * *
    (v.) = have + a finger in every pie

    Ex: Now with a whole spectrum of collaborative projects, they seem to have a finger in every pie.

    Spanish-English dictionary > meterse en todos los fregados

  • 248 modo

    m.
    1 way (manera, forma).
    ¿has visto el modo en que o el modo como te mira? have you seen how o the way he's looking at you?
    no encuentro el modo de dejar el tabaco whatever I do, I just can't seem to give up smoking
    a modo de as, by way of
    al modo de in the style of
    de ese modo in that way
    de ningún modo in no way
    de todos modos in any case, anyway
    de un modo u otro one way or another
    en cierto modo in some ways
    modo de empleo instructions for use
    ¿de modo que no te gusta? so, you don't like it (then)?
    2 mood (grammar).
    modo adverbial adverbial phrase
    3 mode, brand, manner, way.
    4 grammar mood, mood.
    * * *
    1 way, manner
    1 manners
    \
    a modo de as a, like a
    de todos modos anyhow, at any rate
    en cierto modo in a way
    modo de empleo instructions plural
    modo de ser character
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) way, manner
    2) mode
    3) mood
    - de modo que
    - de todos modos
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=manera) way, manner frm

    ¿no hay otro modo de hacerlo? — isn't there another way of doing it?

    a mi modo de pensar o ver — in my view, the way I see it

    see MANERA, FORMA, MODO
    2) [locuciones]

    a mi/tu modo — (in) my/your (own) way

    a modo de — as

    a modo de ejemplo/respuesta — by way of example/reply

    en cierto modo — in a way, to a certain extent

    de cualquier modo — [antes de verbo] anyway, in any case; (=después de verbo) anyhow

    de cualquier modo, ahora tenemos que irnos — we have to go now anyway o in any case

    hazlo de cualquier modo — do it anyway you like, do it anyhow, do it any old how *

    de modo + adj

    eso nos afectará de modo directo — this will have a direct effect on us, this will affect us directly

    de ese modo — [antes de verbo] (in) this way; [después de verbo] like that

    grosso modo — broadly speaking

    esa fue, grosso modo, la contestación que nos dio — broadly speaking, that was the answer he gave us

    de mal modo — rudely

    del mismo o de igual modo — in the same way

    todos van vestidos del mismo o de igual modo — they are all dressed the same o in the same way

    de ningún modo o en modo alguno, no quiero de ningún modo o en modo alguno implicarla en esto — I don't want to involve her in this in any way

    ¡de ningún modo! — certainly not!, no way! *

    de todos modos — anyway, all the same, in any case

    aunque no me dejes, me iré de todos modos — even if you don't let me, I'll go anyway o all the same o in any case

    aunque lo esperaba, de todos modos me sorprendió — even though I was expecting it, I was still surprised

    3)

    de modo que[antes de verbo] so; [después de verbo] so that

    ¡de modo que eras tú el que llamaba! — so it was you that was calling!

    4) Esp frm (=moderación) moderation
    5) LAm

    ¡ni modo! — (=de ninguna manera) no way *, not a chance *; (=no hay otra alternativa) what else can I/you etc do?

    si no me quieres, ni modo — if you don't love me, what else can I do?

    6) pl modos (=modales) manners

    buenos modos — good manners

    malos modos — bad manners

    7) (Ling) [del verbo] mood

    de modomanner antes de s

    8) (Inform) mode
    9) (Mús) mode

    modo mayor/menor — major/minor mode

    * * *
    1)
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml)

    a mi modo de ver — to my way of thinking, in my opinion

    modo de empleo — instructions for use, directions

    me lo pidió de muy mal modo — (AmL) she asked me (for it) very rudely

    a mi/tu/su modo — (in) my/your/his (own) way

    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho; a modo de introducción by way of introduction; de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) (indep) in any case, anyway; ( sin cuidado) anyhow; del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that); de modo que ( así que) so; ( para que) (+ subj) so that; ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?; de modo que se vean desde aquí so that they can be seen from here; de ningún modo no way; de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept; de todos modos anyway, anyhow; en cierto modo in a way; ni modo (AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? - no, ni modo did they get in? - no, no way (colloq); traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good; ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am (colloq); ni modo que te quedes aquí — there's no way you're staying here (colloq)

    2) modos masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl)

    con buenos/malos modos — politely/rudely o impolitely

    3) (Ling) mood
    4) (Mús) mode
    * * *
    = approach [approaches, -pl.], avenue, guise, means, mode, way, manner, fashion.
    Ex. During the last twenty years the variety of approaches to the organisation of knowledge has proliferated with the introduction of computer-based methods.
    Ex. In the attempt to match the above criteria, there are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex. In various guises, the basic concepts have found application in the design of a number of special classification schemes.
    Ex. The easiest means of illustrating some of the foregoing points is to introduce in outline some special classification schemes.
    Ex. Various modes of operation are possible for such a journal, and the precise operation will depend upon the type of information being conveyed.
    Ex. They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex. City planning is a body of techniques and theories for co-ordinative decision-making which tries to distribute the community's resources in a manner which will best achieve the community's specific goals, whatever they may be = El urbanismo es un conjunto de técnicas y teorías para la toma coordinada de decisiones que intenta distribuir los recursos de la comunidad de tal forma que se consigan mejor los objetivos específicos de ésta, sean cuales sean.
    Ex. It was on the tip of his tongue to say: 'Must you speak to me in this uncivilized fashion?' But he discreetly forbore.
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    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * adverbio de modo = adverb of mode.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * andar de un modo pausado = stroll + at a leisurely pace.
    * artículo a modo de réplica = rebuttal article.
    * así como... de igual modo... = just as... so....
    * avecinarse de un modo amenazador = loom + large on the horizon.
    * buscar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * como un modo de = as a way of.
    * conocer de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * crecer de modo exhuberante = grow + rampant.
    * de algún modo = in any way [in anyway], somehow, after a fashion, in some form, some way.
    * de algún modo + Adjetivo = otherwise + Adjetivo.
    * de algún modo u otro = of some sort.
    * decir Algo de un modo colérico = flame out.
    * decir de un modo enfadado = spit out.
    * de cualquier modo = however, either way.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de ese modo = in doing so, in this,, thereby.
    * de este modo = by so doing, by this means, in so doing, in this fashion, in this manner, thereby, this way, thus, this way round, in this way, by doing so, in these ways, this is how, in doing so.
    * definir de un modo predeterminado e inamovible = hardwire [hard wire].
    * de igual modo = alike, equally, in like fashion, in like vein.
    * de igual modo que = just as, just as well... as..., along the lines of, on the lines (of).
    * del mejor modo posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * del mismo modo = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token.
    * del mismo modo que = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * de modo + Adjetivo = on a + Adjetivo + basis.
    * de modo agresivo = aggressively.
    * de modo alarmante = alarmingly.
    * de modo alternativo = alternatively.
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.
    * de modo apreciable = to an appreciable extent.
    * de modo caprichoso = capriciously.
    * de modo censurable = reprehensibly.
    * de modo claro = transparently.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de modo competitivo = competitively.
    * de modo complementario = complimentarily.
    * de modo conjunto con = in partnership with.
    * de modo considerable = to a considerable extent.
    * de modo convincente = cogently, unconvincingly.
    * de modo decisivo = decisively.
    * de modo desastroso = disastrously.
    * de modo desconcertante = bewilderingly.
    * de modo divertido = funnily.
    * de modo egoísta = selfishly.
    * de modo errático = erratically.
    * de modo especulativo = speculatively.
    * de modo estructurado = in a structured fashion.
    * de modo fácil = with the tip of a hat.
    * de modo gracioso = funnily.
    * de modo gratuito = on a complimentary basis.
    * de modo heurístico = heuristically.
    * de modo humorístico = in a humorous vein.
    * de modo imaginativo = imaginatively.
    * de modo inconfundible = unmistakably.
    * de modo individual = on a case-by-case basis.
    * de modo inequívoco = unambiguously.
    * de modo inesperado = like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * de modo informal = informally.
    * de modo ininterrumpido = in an unbroken line.
    * de modo insinuante = suggestively.
    * de modo irregular = erratically.
    * de modo irritante = annoyingly.
    * de modo pesimista = gloomily.
    * de modo poco imaginativo = unimaginatively.
    * de modo provocativo = suggestively.
    * de modo que = so.
    * de modo que + poder + oír = within earshot of.
    * de modo raro = funnily.
    * de modo recíproco = reciprocally.
    * de modo reprobatorio = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * de modos diversos = variously.
    * de modos extraños = funnily.
    * de modo sorprendente = shockingly.
    * de modo tal que = so much so that.
    * demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * de ningún modo = by no means, in no way, on no account, in no sense, by any means, not at all, under no/any circumstances, in any shape or form, for the life of me, not on any account, by no stretch of the imagination.
    * de nuevos modos = in new ways.
    * de otro modo = conversely.
    * de qué modo = by what means.
    * de tal modo que = in such a way that, so.
    * de tal modo que raya en lo ridículo = ridiculously.
    * de tal modo que + Subjuntivo = in such a way as to + Infinitivo.
    * de todos modos = at any rate.
    * de un mod discreto = unobtrusively.
    * de un modo = in a fashion.
    * de un modo absorto = absently.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously.
    * de un modo acalorado = hotly.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * de un modo + Adjetivo = in + Adjetivo + fashion, in + Adjetivo + measure, in a + Adjetivo + manner, in + Adjetivo + manner, on a + Adjetivo + scale, to a + Adjetivo + degree, in a + Adjetivo + vein.
    * de un modo afirmativo = affirmatively.
    * de un modo ahorrativo = thriftily.
    * de un modo aleatorio = at random.
    * de un modo anafórico = anaphorically.
    * de un modo anárquico = anarchically.
    * de un modo anodino = prosaically.
    * de un modo antieconómico = wastefully.
    * de un modo apropiado = fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo aprovechado = opportunistically.
    * de un modo atractivo = appealingly.
    * de un modo auténtico = authentically.
    * de un modo barato = inexpensively, thriftily.
    * de un modo bochornoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo cansado = wearily.
    * de un modo caro = expensively + Participio.
    * de un modo casual = in a by-the-way fashion.
    * de un modo chirriante = jarringly.
    * de un modo chocante = jarringly.
    * de un modo compacto = compactly.
    * de un modo concluyente = positively.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * de un modo constructivo = constructively.
    * de un modo convincente = convincingly, forcibly.
    * de un modo coordinado = synergistically.
    * de un modo crítico = critically.
    * de un modo decepcionante = disappointedly.
    * de un modo desconcertado = disconcertedly.
    * de un modo descontrolado = uncontrollably.
    * de un modo desenfadado = playfully.
    * de un modo deshonesto = dishonestly.
    * de un modo desordenado = higgledy-piggledy.
    * de un modo devastador = devastatingly.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * de un modo discreto = quietly.
    * de un modo disonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo económico = economically, thriftily.
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * de un modo encantador = charmingly.
    * de un modo engorroso = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo equivalente = equivalently.
    * de un modo espectacular = spectacularly.
    * de un modo estrafalario = freakishly.
    * de un modo exhaustivo = comprehensively, in depth, exhaustively.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * de un modo fiable = reliably.
    * de un modo flexible = flexibly.
    * de un modo fortuito = haphazardly.
    * de un modo fraudulento = fraudulently.
    * de un modo gradual = incrementally.
    * de un modo habitual = as a matter of routine.
    * de un modo heterogéneo = heterogeneously [heterogenously].
    * de un modo holístico = holistically.
    * de un modo imparcial = impartially.
    * de un modo impreciso = fuzzily.
    * de un modo impresionante = impressively.
    * de un modo impulsivo = impulsively.
    * de un modo incidental = incidentally.
    * de un modo incómodo = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo incompetente = inefficiently.
    * de un modo incompleto = incompletely.
    * de un modo inconsistente = vagrantly.
    * de un modo incorrecto = inaccurately.
    * de un modo indiferente = regardless.
    * de un modo inductivo = inductively.
    * de un modo innovador = innovatively.
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.
    * de un modo insulso = prosaically.
    * de un modo inteligente = intelligently.
    * de un modo interesante = interestingly.
    * de un modo intermitente = in bursts.
    * de un modo lógico = logically.
    * de un modo malsonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo matemático = mathematically.
    * de un modo mecánico = mechanically.
    * de un modo meditabundo = pensively.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * de un modo moralista = sanctimoniously.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely.
    * de un modo muy interesante = most interestingly + Verbo.
    * de un modo nervioso = nervously.
    * de un modo nítido = cleanly.
    * de un modo o de otro = either way.
    * de un modo oportunista = opportunistically.
    * de un modo opresivo = oppressively.
    * de un modo óptico = optically.
    * de un modo optimista = optimistically.
    * de un modo pasivo = passively.
    * de un modo penetrante = piercingly.
    * de un modo pensativo = pensively.
    * de un modo poco constructivo = unconstructively.
    * de un modo poco económico = wastefully.
    * de un modo poco natural = unnaturally.
    * de un modo positivo = positively, constructively.
    * de un modo práctico = practically.
    * de un modo provocador = defiantly.
    * de un modo provocativo = defiantly.
    * de un modo que causa confusión = confusingly.
    * de un modo racional = rationally.
    * de un modo rápido = rapidly, overnight, at short notice.
    * de un modo rapsódico = rhapsodically.
    * de un modo raro = freakishly.
    * de un modo regional = regionally.
    * de un modo regular = on a regular basis, on an ongoing basis, on a continuing basis.
    * de un modo relacionado = connectibly.
    * de un modo remunerado = gainfully.
    * de un modo retribuido = gainfully.
    * de un modo secuencial = step by step.
    * de un modo seguro = securely.
    * de un modo similar = in a similar vein.
    * de un modo simplista = simplistically.
    * de un modo sistemático = systematically.
    * de un modo susceptible = sensitively.
    * de un modo tautológico = tautologically.
    * de un modo temporal = on a temporary basis.
    * de un modo tosco = crudely.
    * de un modo trágico = tragically.
    * de un modo tranquilizador = soothingly, reassuringly.
    * de un modo transparente = seamlessly.
    * de un modo u otro = somehow, some way.
    * de un modo vergonzoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo voluntario = voluntarily.
    * de un nuevo modo = in a new way.
    * dicho de otro modo = in other words, said differently.
    * distribuir de un modo escalonado = lay out in + stages.
    * distribuir de un modo planificado = zone.
    * el mejor modo de = the best way of.
    * el modo como = the way in which.
    * el modo de = the way in which.
    * el modo de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * encontrar el modo de = find + way of/to.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrar el modo de regresar = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * en metálico y de otro modo = in cash and in kind.
    * en modo alguno = by no means.
    * estimar a grosso modo = guesstimate.
    * estudiar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * examinar el modo de = examine + way.
    * extenderse a modo de abanico = fan out.
    * flujo de datos de un modo intermitente = bursty traffic.
    * frase a modo de título = title-like phrase.
    * funcionar de un modo autónomo = operate under + an autonomous hand.
    * hablar del mismo modo = talk + alike.
    * hacer esto y aquello de un modo relajado = mess about, pootle, piddle around.
    * indizar de modo KWIC = KWIC.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * ingeniarse el modo de = dream up + ways to.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * modo de ahorro de energía = power save mode.
    * modo de andar = gait.
    * modo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * modo de comportamiento = mode of behaviour, way of conduct.
    * modo de comunicación = communication pathway.
    * modo de conducta = mode of conduct, way of conduct.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * modo de expresión = way of expression, mode of expression.
    * modo de hacer preguntas = questioning behaviour.
    * modo de introducción de datos = input mode.
    * modo de pensar = thinking, way of thinking, mindset [mind-set], mode of thought, mode of thinking.
    * modo de presentación visual = display device.
    * modo de resaltar = spotlight.
    * modo de vida = way of life.
    * modo de vida tradicional = folklife.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * o de algún otro modo = or otherwise.
    * pensar del mismo modo = think + alike.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * pero no hubo modo = but no dice.
    * por decirlo de algún modo = in a manner of speaking, so to speak.
    * por el modo = by the way.
    * preparar de un modo rápido = throw together.
    * recordar de un modo rápido = sweep back to.
    * saber de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * ser en cierto modo un + Nombre = be something of a + Nombre.
    * surgir de un modo confuso = grow + like Topsy.
    * tratar de igual modo = treat as + equal.
    * usando el tiempo de un modo eficaz = time efficient [time-efficient].
    * usar de un modo descuidado = bandy (about/around).
    * usar de un modo despreocupado = bandy (about/around).
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml)

    a mi modo de ver — to my way of thinking, in my opinion

    modo de empleo — instructions for use, directions

    me lo pidió de muy mal modo — (AmL) she asked me (for it) very rudely

    a mi/tu/su modo — (in) my/your/his (own) way

    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho; a modo de introducción by way of introduction; de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) (indep) in any case, anyway; ( sin cuidado) anyhow; del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that); de modo que ( así que) so; ( para que) (+ subj) so that; ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?; de modo que se vean desde aquí so that they can be seen from here; de ningún modo no way; de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept; de todos modos anyway, anyhow; en cierto modo in a way; ni modo (AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? - no, ni modo did they get in? - no, no way (colloq); traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good; ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am (colloq); ni modo que te quedes aquí — there's no way you're staying here (colloq)

    2) modos masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl)

    con buenos/malos modos — politely/rudely o impolitely

    3) (Ling) mood
    4) (Mús) mode
    * * *
    = approach [approaches, -pl.], avenue, guise, means, mode, way, manner, fashion.

    Ex: During the last twenty years the variety of approaches to the organisation of knowledge has proliferated with the introduction of computer-based methods.

    Ex: In the attempt to match the above criteria, there are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex: In various guises, the basic concepts have found application in the design of a number of special classification schemes.
    Ex: The easiest means of illustrating some of the foregoing points is to introduce in outline some special classification schemes.
    Ex: Various modes of operation are possible for such a journal, and the precise operation will depend upon the type of information being conveyed.
    Ex: They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex: City planning is a body of techniques and theories for co-ordinative decision-making which tries to distribute the community's resources in a manner which will best achieve the community's specific goals, whatever they may be = El urbanismo es un conjunto de técnicas y teorías para la toma coordinada de decisiones que intenta distribuir los recursos de la comunidad de tal forma que se consigan mejor los objetivos específicos de ésta, sean cuales sean.
    Ex: It was on the tip of his tongue to say: 'Must you speak to me in this uncivilized fashion?' But he discreetly forbore.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * adverbio de modo = adverb of mode.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * andar de un modo pausado = stroll + at a leisurely pace.
    * artículo a modo de réplica = rebuttal article.
    * así como... de igual modo... = just as... so....
    * avecinarse de un modo amenazador = loom + large on the horizon.
    * buscar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * como un modo de = as a way of.
    * conocer de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * crecer de modo exhuberante = grow + rampant.
    * de algún modo = in any way [in anyway], somehow, after a fashion, in some form, some way.
    * de algún modo + Adjetivo = otherwise + Adjetivo.
    * de algún modo u otro = of some sort.
    * decir Algo de un modo colérico = flame out.
    * decir de un modo enfadado = spit out.
    * de cualquier modo = however, either way.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de ese modo = in doing so, in this,, thereby.
    * de este modo = by so doing, by this means, in so doing, in this fashion, in this manner, thereby, this way, thus, this way round, in this way, by doing so, in these ways, this is how, in doing so.
    * definir de un modo predeterminado e inamovible = hardwire [hard wire].
    * de igual modo = alike, equally, in like fashion, in like vein.
    * de igual modo que = just as, just as well... as..., along the lines of, on the lines (of).
    * del mejor modo posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * del mismo modo = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token.
    * del mismo modo que = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * de modo + Adjetivo = on a + Adjetivo + basis.
    * de modo agresivo = aggressively.
    * de modo alarmante = alarmingly.
    * de modo alternativo = alternatively.
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.
    * de modo apreciable = to an appreciable extent.
    * de modo caprichoso = capriciously.
    * de modo censurable = reprehensibly.
    * de modo claro = transparently.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de modo competitivo = competitively.
    * de modo complementario = complimentarily.
    * de modo conjunto con = in partnership with.
    * de modo considerable = to a considerable extent.
    * de modo convincente = cogently, unconvincingly.
    * de modo decisivo = decisively.
    * de modo desastroso = disastrously.
    * de modo desconcertante = bewilderingly.
    * de modo divertido = funnily.
    * de modo egoísta = selfishly.
    * de modo errático = erratically.
    * de modo especulativo = speculatively.
    * de modo estructurado = in a structured fashion.
    * de modo fácil = with the tip of a hat.
    * de modo gracioso = funnily.
    * de modo gratuito = on a complimentary basis.
    * de modo heurístico = heuristically.
    * de modo humorístico = in a humorous vein.
    * de modo imaginativo = imaginatively.
    * de modo inconfundible = unmistakably.
    * de modo individual = on a case-by-case basis.
    * de modo inequívoco = unambiguously.
    * de modo inesperado = like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * de modo informal = informally.
    * de modo ininterrumpido = in an unbroken line.
    * de modo insinuante = suggestively.
    * de modo irregular = erratically.
    * de modo irritante = annoyingly.
    * de modo pesimista = gloomily.
    * de modo poco imaginativo = unimaginatively.
    * de modo provocativo = suggestively.
    * de modo que = so.
    * de modo que + poder + oír = within earshot of.
    * de modo raro = funnily.
    * de modo recíproco = reciprocally.
    * de modo reprobatorio = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * de modos diversos = variously.
    * de modos extraños = funnily.
    * de modo sorprendente = shockingly.
    * de modo tal que = so much so that.
    * demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * de ningún modo = by no means, in no way, on no account, in no sense, by any means, not at all, under no/any circumstances, in any shape or form, for the life of me, not on any account, by no stretch of the imagination.
    * de nuevos modos = in new ways.
    * de otro modo = conversely.
    * de qué modo = by what means.
    * de tal modo que = in such a way that, so.
    * de tal modo que raya en lo ridículo = ridiculously.
    * de tal modo que + Subjuntivo = in such a way as to + Infinitivo.
    * de todos modos = at any rate.
    * de un mod discreto = unobtrusively.
    * de un modo = in a fashion.
    * de un modo absorto = absently.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously.
    * de un modo acalorado = hotly.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * de un modo + Adjetivo = in + Adjetivo + fashion, in + Adjetivo + measure, in a + Adjetivo + manner, in + Adjetivo + manner, on a + Adjetivo + scale, to a + Adjetivo + degree, in a + Adjetivo + vein.
    * de un modo afirmativo = affirmatively.
    * de un modo ahorrativo = thriftily.
    * de un modo aleatorio = at random.
    * de un modo anafórico = anaphorically.
    * de un modo anárquico = anarchically.
    * de un modo anodino = prosaically.
    * de un modo antieconómico = wastefully.
    * de un modo apropiado = fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo aprovechado = opportunistically.
    * de un modo atractivo = appealingly.
    * de un modo auténtico = authentically.
    * de un modo barato = inexpensively, thriftily.
    * de un modo bochornoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo cansado = wearily.
    * de un modo caro = expensively + Participio.
    * de un modo casual = in a by-the-way fashion.
    * de un modo chirriante = jarringly.
    * de un modo chocante = jarringly.
    * de un modo compacto = compactly.
    * de un modo concluyente = positively.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * de un modo constructivo = constructively.
    * de un modo convincente = convincingly, forcibly.
    * de un modo coordinado = synergistically.
    * de un modo crítico = critically.
    * de un modo decepcionante = disappointedly.
    * de un modo desconcertado = disconcertedly.
    * de un modo descontrolado = uncontrollably.
    * de un modo desenfadado = playfully.
    * de un modo deshonesto = dishonestly.
    * de un modo desordenado = higgledy-piggledy.
    * de un modo devastador = devastatingly.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * de un modo discreto = quietly.
    * de un modo disonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo económico = economically, thriftily.
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * de un modo encantador = charmingly.
    * de un modo engorroso = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo equivalente = equivalently.
    * de un modo espectacular = spectacularly.
    * de un modo estrafalario = freakishly.
    * de un modo exhaustivo = comprehensively, in depth, exhaustively.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * de un modo fiable = reliably.
    * de un modo flexible = flexibly.
    * de un modo fortuito = haphazardly.
    * de un modo fraudulento = fraudulently.
    * de un modo gradual = incrementally.
    * de un modo habitual = as a matter of routine.
    * de un modo heterogéneo = heterogeneously [heterogenously].
    * de un modo holístico = holistically.
    * de un modo imparcial = impartially.
    * de un modo impreciso = fuzzily.
    * de un modo impresionante = impressively.
    * de un modo impulsivo = impulsively.
    * de un modo incidental = incidentally.
    * de un modo incómodo = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo incompetente = inefficiently.
    * de un modo incompleto = incompletely.
    * de un modo inconsistente = vagrantly.
    * de un modo incorrecto = inaccurately.
    * de un modo indiferente = regardless.
    * de un modo inductivo = inductively.
    * de un modo innovador = innovatively.
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.
    * de un modo insulso = prosaically.
    * de un modo inteligente = intelligently.
    * de un modo interesante = interestingly.
    * de un modo intermitente = in bursts.
    * de un modo lógico = logically.
    * de un modo malsonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo matemático = mathematically.
    * de un modo mecánico = mechanically.
    * de un modo meditabundo = pensively.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * de un modo moralista = sanctimoniously.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely.
    * de un modo muy interesante = most interestingly + Verbo.
    * de un modo nervioso = nervously.
    * de un modo nítido = cleanly.
    * de un modo o de otro = either way.
    * de un modo oportunista = opportunistically.
    * de un modo opresivo = oppressively.
    * de un modo óptico = optically.
    * de un modo optimista = optimistically.
    * de un modo pasivo = passively.
    * de un modo penetrante = piercingly.
    * de un modo pensativo = pensively.
    * de un modo poco constructivo = unconstructively.
    * de un modo poco económico = wastefully.
    * de un modo poco natural = unnaturally.
    * de un modo positivo = positively, constructively.
    * de un modo práctico = practically.
    * de un modo provocador = defiantly.
    * de un modo provocativo = defiantly.
    * de un modo que causa confusión = confusingly.
    * de un modo racional = rationally.
    * de un modo rápido = rapidly, overnight, at short notice.
    * de un modo rapsódico = rhapsodically.
    * de un modo raro = freakishly.
    * de un modo regional = regionally.
    * de un modo regular = on a regular basis, on an ongoing basis, on a continuing basis.
    * de un modo relacionado = connectibly.
    * de un modo remunerado = gainfully.
    * de un modo retribuido = gainfully.
    * de un modo secuencial = step by step.
    * de un modo seguro = securely.
    * de un modo similar = in a similar vein.
    * de un modo simplista = simplistically.
    * de un modo sistemático = systematically.
    * de un modo susceptible = sensitively.
    * de un modo tautológico = tautologically.
    * de un modo temporal = on a temporary basis.
    * de un modo tosco = crudely.
    * de un modo trágico = tragically.
    * de un modo tranquilizador = soothingly, reassuringly.
    * de un modo transparente = seamlessly.
    * de un modo u otro = somehow, some way.
    * de un modo vergonzoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo voluntario = voluntarily.
    * de un nuevo modo = in a new way.
    * dicho de otro modo = in other words, said differently.
    * distribuir de un modo escalonado = lay out in + stages.
    * distribuir de un modo planificado = zone.
    * el mejor modo de = the best way of.
    * el modo como = the way in which.
    * el modo de = the way in which.
    * el modo de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * encontrar el modo de = find + way of/to.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrar el modo de regresar = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * en metálico y de otro modo = in cash and in kind.
    * en modo alguno = by no means.
    * estimar a grosso modo = guesstimate.
    * estudiar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * examinar el modo de = examine + way.
    * extenderse a modo de abanico = fan out.
    * flujo de datos de un modo intermitente = bursty traffic.
    * frase a modo de título = title-like phrase.
    * funcionar de un modo autónomo = operate under + an autonomous hand.
    * hablar del mismo modo = talk + alike.
    * hacer esto y aquello de un modo relajado = mess about, pootle, piddle around.
    * indizar de modo KWIC = KWIC.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * ingeniarse el modo de = dream up + ways to.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * modo de ahorro de energía = power save mode.
    * modo de andar = gait.
    * modo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * modo de comportamiento = mode of behaviour, way of conduct.
    * modo de comunicación = communication pathway.
    * modo de conducta = mode of conduct, way of conduct.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * modo de expresión = way of expression, mode of expression.
    * modo de hacer preguntas = questioning behaviour.
    * modo de introducción de datos = input mode.
    * modo de pensar = thinking, way of thinking, mindset [mind-set], mode of thought, mode of thinking.
    * modo de presentación visual = display device.
    * modo de resaltar = spotlight.
    * modo de vida = way of life.
    * modo de vida tradicional = folklife.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * o de algún otro modo = or otherwise.
    * pensar del mismo modo = think + alike.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * pero no hubo modo = but no dice.
    * por decirlo de algún modo = in a manner of speaking, so to speak.
    * por el modo = by the way.
    * preparar de un modo rápido = throw together.
    * recordar de un modo rápido = sweep back to.
    * saber de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * ser en cierto modo un + Nombre = be something of a + Nombre.
    * surgir de un modo confuso = grow + like Topsy.
    * tratar de igual modo = treat as + equal.
    * usando el tiempo de un modo eficaz = time efficient [time-efficient].
    * usar de un modo descuidado = bandy (about/around).
    * usar de un modo despreocupado = bandy (about/around).
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.

    * * *
    A
    1 (manera, forma) way, manner ( frml)
    éste no es modo de hacer las cosas this is no way of going about things
    no lo digas de ese modo don't say it like that
    hay que hacerlo del siguiente modo it has to be done in the following manner
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking, in my opinion
    ¿qué modo de hablarle a tu abuela es ése? that's no way to speak to your grandmother
    [ S ] modo de empleo instructions for use, directions
    me lo pidió de muy mal modo ( AmL); she asked me (for it) very rudely o in a very rude way
    2 ( en locs):
    a mi/tu/su modo (in) my/your/his (own) way
    hazlo a tu modo do it (in) your (own) way
    le gusta hacer las cosas a su modo he likes to do things his (own) way
    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho
    a modo de introducción by way of introduction
    de cualquier modo (de todas formas) ( indep) in any case, anyway; (sin cuidado) anyhow, any which way ( AmE colloq), any old how ( BrE colloq)
    del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that)
    de modo que (así que) (+ indic) so;
    (para que) (+ subj) so that
    lo hiciste porque quisiste, de modo que ahora no te quejes you did it because you wanted to, so don't complain now
    ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?
    colócalos de modo que se vean desde aquí arrange them so that they can be seen from here
    yo no puedo aceptarlo, de ningún modo there is no way I can accept it
    de todos modos anyway, anyhow
    no creo que lo pueda lograr, de todos modos volveré a intentarlo I don't think I can do it, but I'll have another try anyway o anyhow
    en cierto modo in a way
    ni modo ( AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? — no, ni modo, las entradas se habían acabado did they get in? — no, no way o not a chance, it was sold out ( colloq)
    traté de persuadirlo para que fuera pero ni modo I tried to persuade him to go but it was no good
    ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am ( colloq)
    ni modo que ( AmL exc CS): tienes que regresar a tu casa, ni modo que te quedes aquí you have to go home, there's no way you're staying here ( colloq)
    B modos mpl (modales) manners (pl)
    con buenos/malos modos politely/rudely o impolitely
    C ( Ling) mood
    el modo indicativo/subjuntivo the indicative/subjunctive mood
    D ( Mús) mode
    Compuesto:
    modo mayor/menor
    major/minor mode
    E ( Inf) mode
    Compuesto:
    sleep mode
    * * *

     

    modo sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml);


    del siguiente modo in the following manner;
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking, in my opinion;
    no lo digas de ese modo don't say it like that;
    de un modo u otro one way or another;
    su modo de ser the way he is;

    ( on signs) modo de empleo instructions for use, directions;

    b) ( en locs)

    a mi/tu/su modo (in) my/your/his (own) way;

    de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) ( indep) in any case, anyway;

    ( sin cuidado) anyhow;
    del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that);


    ( para que) so that;

    de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept;
    de todos modos anyway, anyhow;
    en cierto modo in a way;
    ni modo (AmL exc CS fam) no way;
    traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good;
    ni modo que te quedes aquí there's no way you're staying here (colloq)
    2
    modos sustantivo masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl);

    con buenos/malos modos politely/rudely o impolitely
    modo sustantivo masculino
    1 (forma de hacer) way, manner: habla de un modo extraño, he speaks in a strange way
    2 Ling mode: modo imperativo, imperative mood 3 modos, manners: ¡no vengas aquí con esos malos modos!, don't come around here with those bad manners!
    ' modo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - así
    - camino
    - cante
    - canto
    - carácter
    - censurar
    - cocina
    - como quiera
    - comoquiera
    - con
    - conforme
    - de
    - dicha
    - dicho
    - empleo
    - en
    - estilo
    - forma
    - ir
    - gustar
    - habla
    - igualmente
    - inciso
    - indicativa
    - indicativo
    - mirada
    - olla
    - parcial
    - pensión
    - poner
    - proceder
    - radical
    - reconocer
    - replicar
    - risa
    - según
    - sentada
    - sic
    - sistema
    - tal
    - temeraria
    - temerario
    - temperamento
    - tono
    - tres
    - uso
    - ver
    - vía
    - vida
    English:
    abrupt
    - alike
    - allowance
    - aloud
    - anyhow
    - as
    - at
    - captivate
    - casually
    - deliriously
    - depressingly
    - direction
    - dramatically
    - educationally
    - fashion
    - funnily
    - gloomily
    - haphazardly
    - harmlessly
    - illegibly
    - impressively
    - inadequately
    - incompletely
    - incomprehensibly
    - inconclusively
    - inconveniently
    - instruction
    - keenly
    - kind
    - loophole
    - love
    - maddeningly
    - manner
    - mode
    - modus operandi
    - mood
    - mother
    - nowhere
    - observe
    - offhandedly
    - originally
    - ostentatious
    - other
    - outrageous
    - pass round
    - plausibly
    - quizzical
    - ravishingly
    - reassuringly
    - reciprocally
    * * *
    nm
    1. [manera, forma] way;
    no encuentro el modo de dejar el tabaco whatever I do, I just can't seem to give up smoking;
    ése no es modo de comportarse that's no way to behave;
    ¿has visto el modo en que o [m5] el modo como te mira? have you seen how o the way he's looking at you?;
    esta vez lo haremos a mi modo this time we'll do it my way;
    al modo de in the style of, after the fashion of;
    a modo de as, by way of;
    a mi modo de ver the way I see it;
    de algún modo somehow;
    se le cayó el botón porque lo cosió de cualquier modo the button fell off because he sewed it on carelessly o any old how;
    hazlo de cualquier modo do it however you like;
    no te preocupes, de cualquier modo no pensaba ir don't worry, I wasn't going to go anyway;
    de ese/este modo that/this way;
    del mismo modo similarly, in the same way;
    lo hice del mismo modo que ayer/tú I did it the same way as yesterday/you;
    lo organizaron de modo que acabara antes de las diez they organized it so (that) it finished before ten;
    ¿de modo que no te gusta? so, you don't like it (then)?;
    de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno deberíamos dejarle salir under no circumstances should we let her out;
    de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno quise ofenderte I in no way intended to offend you;
    ¿te he molestado? – de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno did I annoy you? – not at all o by no means;
    ¿quieres que lo invitemos? – ¡de ningún modo! shall we invite him? – no way o certainly not!;
    de otro modo [si no] otherwise;
    de tal modo (que) [tanto] so much (that);
    de todos modos in any case, anyway;
    de todos modos seguiremos en contacto in any case, we'll keep in touch;
    de todos modos, ¿qué es eso que decías de un viaje? anyway, what's that you were saying about going away?;
    de un modo u otro one way or another;
    dicho de otro modo in other words, put another way;
    en cierto modo in a way;
    ¡qué modo de hacer las cosas! that's no way to do things!
    Ling modo de articulación manner of articulation;
    modo de empleo instructions for use;
    modo de pensar way of thinking;
    a mi modo de pensar to my way of thinking;
    modo de ser: [m5] tiene un modo de ser muy agradable she has a very pleasant nature;
    no me gusta su modo de ser I don't like the way he is;
    modo de vida way of life, lifestyle
    2.
    modos [modales] manners;
    buenos/malos modos good/bad manners;
    me contestó de buenos/malos modos she answered politely/rudely
    3. Gram mood;
    modo indicativo/subjuntivo indicative/subjunctive mood;
    en modo indicativo in the indicative (mood)
    4. Informát mode
    modo de edición edit mode;
    modo gráfico graphic mode;
    modo de inserción insert mode
    5. Mús mode
    ni modo loc adv
    Am salvo RP [de ninguna manera] no way, not a chance;
    ¿llegaremos a tiempo? – ni modo will we get there on time? – no way o not a chance;
    ni modo pues there's nothing we can do about it, then
    * * *
    m
    1 way;
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking;
    dicho de otro modo to put it another way;
    de este modo like this;
    modo de ser personality
    2 GRAM mood
    3 MÚS mode
    4
    :
    modos pl manners;
    5
    :
    de modo que so that;
    de ningún modo not at all;
    de otro modo otherwise;
    de tal modo que so much that;
    de cualquier modo anyway, anyhow;
    en cierto modo in a way o sense
    * * *
    modo nm
    1) manera: way, manner, mode
    de un modo u otro: one way or another
    a mi modo de ver: to my way of thinking
    2) : mood (in grammar)
    3) : mode (in music)
    4)
    a modo de : by way of, in the manner of, like
    a modo de ejemplo: by way of example
    5)
    de cualquier modo : in any case, anyway
    6)
    de modo que : so, in such a way that
    7)
    de todos modos : in any case, anyway
    8)
    en cierto modo : in a way, to a certain extent
    * * *
    modo n way

    Spanish-English dictionary > modo

  • 249 molesto

    adj.
    1 annoying, cumbersome, bothersome, embarrassing.
    2 upset, irritated, angry, annoyed.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: molestar.
    * * *
    1 annoying, troublesome
    2 (enfadado) annoyed
    3 (incómodo) uncomfortable
    4 MEDICINA sore
    los puntos ya han cicatrizado, pero todavía está molesto the stitches have healed, but he's still sore
    \
    estar molesto,-a con alguien to be upset with somebody
    ser molesto to be a nuisance
    * * *
    (f. - molesta)
    adj.
    1) annoyed, bothered
    2) annoying, bothersome
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=que causa molestia) [tos, picor, ruido, persona] irritating, annoying; [olor, síntoma] unpleasant

    es sumamente molesto que... — it's extremely irritating o annoying that...

    lo único molesto es el viaje — the only nuisance is the journey, the only annoying thing is the journey

    2) (=que incomoda) [asiento, ropa] uncomfortable; [tarea] annoying; [situación] awkward, embarrassing
    3) (=incómodo) [persona] uncomfortable

    me sentía molesto en la fiestaI felt uneasy o uncomfortable at the party

    me siento molesto cada vez que me hace un regaloI feel awkward o embarrassed whenever she gives me a present

    4) (=enfadado) [persona] annoyed

    ¿estás molesto conmigo por lo que dije? — are you annoyed at me for what I said?

    5) (=disgustado) [persona] upset

    ¿estás molesta por algo que haya pasado? — are you upset about something that's happened?

    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) [SER] ( fastidioso) <ruido/tos> annoying, irritating; <sensación/síntoma> unpleasant

    resulta molesto tener que viajar con tantos bultosit's a nuisance o it's very inconvenient having to travel with so much baggage

    b) [ESTAR] (incómodo, dolorido)
    c) [SER] (violento, embarazoso) awkward, embarrassing
    2) [ESTAR] ( ofendido) upset; ( irritado) annoyed

    está muy molesto por lo que hiciste — he's very upset/annoyed about what you did

    * * *
    = annoying, cumbersome, onerous, uncomfortable, uneasy, vexatious, irksome, vexing, untoward, disruptive, gnawing, pesky [peskier -comp., peskiest -sup.], distracting, off-putting, ill-at-ease, nagging, obtrusive, importunate, bothersome, exasperated, niggling, miffed, troublesome.
    Ex. Inconsistencies are mostly merely annoying, although it can be difficult to be sure whether a group of citations which look similar all relate to the same document.
    Ex. Any shelf arrangement systems which do not permit ready location of specific documents are cumbersome for the user or member of staff seeking a specific document.
    Ex. Sub-arrangement under an entry term can alleviate the onerous task of scanning long lists of entries under the same keyword.
    Ex. And making matters worse, this uncomfortable group sat in a suburban sitting-room flooded with afternoon sunlight like dutifully polite guests at a formal coffee party.
    Ex. Hawthorne gave an uneasy laugh, which was merely the outlet for her disappointment.
    Ex. It is undeniable that the ripest crop of vexatious litigants, pyramidologists, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities.
    Ex. The old common press was a brilliant and deservedly successful invention, but by the end of the eighteenth century its limitations were beginning to seem irksome.
    Ex. Knowing precisely who is responsible for specific library services and who will make decisions relieves the uncertainty that can be particularly vexing to a neophyte (and paralyzing to library services).
    Ex. Make sure everyone involved is aware of timetable and room changes and any other administrative abnormalities; and as far as possible prevent any untoward interruptions.
    Ex. The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex. the underlying mood of the movement is a gnawing impatience with the system.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Small solutions to everyday problems: those pesky URLs'.
    Ex. I think that Mr. Scilken's point was that there's so much material on the traditional three-by-five card that it's less useful, that it's distracting, in fact, and does a disservice to the public library.
    Ex. Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.
    Ex. One quite serious barrier to improvement is the reluctance of users to tell librarians of their feelings, but perhaps it is expecting too much of them to complain that they are ill-at-ease.
    Ex. With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market.
    Ex. But the present revision, incorporating ISBD, will literally clutter the entries with obtrusive redundancies and esoterics that will only obscure the content of the entries and obstruct the use of the catalog.
    Ex. She concludes that this problem probes the importunate boundaries separating man from beast and the natural from the monstrous.
    Ex. He shows a masterly command of imagery throughout, but his style has always left little margin for error, and the errors here are bothersome.
    Ex. He was drumming on his desk with exasperated fingers, his mouth quirked at the corners, as if saying: 'Wriggle out of that!'.
    Ex. I always have this niggling doubt about companies that don't provide a telephone number on their websites.
    Ex. These are just superfluous rantings of miffed children.
    Ex. Measures to prevent such incidents include fitting burglar alarms in libraries and taking quick and decisive action against troublesome users.
    ----
    * comportamiento molesto = disruptive behaviour.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * espíritu molesto = poltergeist.
    * estar molesto = be displeased, get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist, get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle, get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle, put off.
    * lo molesto de = cumbersomeness.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * sentirse molesto = stir + uneasily, look + uncomfortable, feel + wrong.
    * sentirse molesto por = be embarrassed at.
    * ser algo molesto = be a thorn in + Posesivo + side.
    * ser molesto = be disturbing.
    * verdad molesta = inconvenient truth.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) [SER] ( fastidioso) <ruido/tos> annoying, irritating; <sensación/síntoma> unpleasant

    resulta molesto tener que viajar con tantos bultosit's a nuisance o it's very inconvenient having to travel with so much baggage

    b) [ESTAR] (incómodo, dolorido)
    c) [SER] (violento, embarazoso) awkward, embarrassing
    2) [ESTAR] ( ofendido) upset; ( irritado) annoyed

    está muy molesto por lo que hiciste — he's very upset/annoyed about what you did

    * * *
    = annoying, cumbersome, onerous, uncomfortable, uneasy, vexatious, irksome, vexing, untoward, disruptive, gnawing, pesky [peskier -comp., peskiest -sup.], distracting, off-putting, ill-at-ease, nagging, obtrusive, importunate, bothersome, exasperated, niggling, miffed, troublesome.

    Ex: Inconsistencies are mostly merely annoying, although it can be difficult to be sure whether a group of citations which look similar all relate to the same document.

    Ex: Any shelf arrangement systems which do not permit ready location of specific documents are cumbersome for the user or member of staff seeking a specific document.
    Ex: Sub-arrangement under an entry term can alleviate the onerous task of scanning long lists of entries under the same keyword.
    Ex: And making matters worse, this uncomfortable group sat in a suburban sitting-room flooded with afternoon sunlight like dutifully polite guests at a formal coffee party.
    Ex: Hawthorne gave an uneasy laugh, which was merely the outlet for her disappointment.
    Ex: It is undeniable that the ripest crop of vexatious litigants, pyramidologists, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities.
    Ex: The old common press was a brilliant and deservedly successful invention, but by the end of the eighteenth century its limitations were beginning to seem irksome.
    Ex: Knowing precisely who is responsible for specific library services and who will make decisions relieves the uncertainty that can be particularly vexing to a neophyte (and paralyzing to library services).
    Ex: Make sure everyone involved is aware of timetable and room changes and any other administrative abnormalities; and as far as possible prevent any untoward interruptions.
    Ex: The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex: the underlying mood of the movement is a gnawing impatience with the system.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Small solutions to everyday problems: those pesky URLs'.
    Ex: I think that Mr. Scilken's point was that there's so much material on the traditional three-by-five card that it's less useful, that it's distracting, in fact, and does a disservice to the public library.
    Ex: Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.
    Ex: One quite serious barrier to improvement is the reluctance of users to tell librarians of their feelings, but perhaps it is expecting too much of them to complain that they are ill-at-ease.
    Ex: With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market.
    Ex: But the present revision, incorporating ISBD, will literally clutter the entries with obtrusive redundancies and esoterics that will only obscure the content of the entries and obstruct the use of the catalog.
    Ex: She concludes that this problem probes the importunate boundaries separating man from beast and the natural from the monstrous.
    Ex: He shows a masterly command of imagery throughout, but his style has always left little margin for error, and the errors here are bothersome.
    Ex: He was drumming on his desk with exasperated fingers, his mouth quirked at the corners, as if saying: 'Wriggle out of that!'.
    Ex: I always have this niggling doubt about companies that don't provide a telephone number on their websites.
    Ex: These are just superfluous rantings of miffed children.
    Ex: Measures to prevent such incidents include fitting burglar alarms in libraries and taking quick and decisive action against troublesome users.
    * comportamiento molesto = disruptive behaviour.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * espíritu molesto = poltergeist.
    * estar molesto = be displeased, get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist, get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle, get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle, put off.
    * lo molesto de = cumbersomeness.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * sentirse molesto = stir + uneasily, look + uncomfortable, feel + wrong.
    * sentirse molesto por = be embarrassed at.
    * ser algo molesto = be a thorn in + Posesivo + side.
    * ser molesto = be disturbing.
    * verdad molesta = inconvenient truth.

    * * *
    molesto -ta
    A
    1 [ SER]
    (fastidioso): tengo una tos sumamente molesta I have o I've got a really irritating o annoying cough
    es una sensación muy molesta it's a very uncomfortable o unpleasant feeling
    no es grave, pero los síntomas son muy molestos it's nothing serious, but the symptoms are very unpleasant
    la máquina hace un ruido de lo más molesto the machine makes a very irritating o annoying o tiresome noise
    ¡es tan molesto que te estén interrumpiendo cada cinco minutos! it's so annoying o trying o tiresome o irritating when people keep interrupting you every five minutes
    resulta muy molesto tener que viajar con tantos bultos it's a real nuisance o it's very inconvenient having to travel with so much baggage
    ¿podría abrir la ventana, si no es molesto? would you be so kind as to open the window?
    2 [ ESTAR]
    (incómodo, dolorido): está bastante molesto he's in some pain
    pasó la noche bastante molesto he had a rather uncomfortable night
    está molesto por la anestesia he's in some discomfort because of the anesthetic
    3 [ SER] (violento, embarazoso) awkward
    es una situación muy molesta it's a very awkward o embarrassing situation
    me hace sentir muy molesta que esté constantemente regalándome cosas it's very embarrassing the way she's always giving me presents, she's always giving me presents, and it makes me feel very awkward o embarrassed
    me resulta muy molesto tener que trabajar con ella cuando no nos hablamos I find it awkward working with her when we're not even on speaking terms
    B [ ESTAR] (ofendido) upset
    está molesto con ellos porque no fueron a su boda he's upset o put out o peeved because they didn't go to his wedding
    está muy molesto por lo que hiciste he's very upset about what you did
    * * *

     

    Del verbo molestar: ( conjugate molestar)

    molesto es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    molestó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    molestar    
    molesto    
    molestó
    molestar ( conjugate molestar) verbo transitivo
    1

    perdone que lo moleste sorry to trouble o bother you


    2 (ofender, disgustar) to upset
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( importunar):
    ¿le molesta si fumo? do you mind if I smoke?;

    me molesta su arrogancia her arrogance irritates o annoys me;
    no me duele, pero me molesta it doesn't hurt but it's uncomfortable
    2 ( fastidiar) to be a nuisance;
    no quiero molesto I don't want to be a nuisance o to cause any trouble

    molestarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( disgustarse) to get upset;
    molestose POR algo to get upset about sth;
    molestose CON algn to get annoyed with sb
    2 ( tomarse el trabajo) to bother, trouble oneself (frml);

    se molestó en venir hasta aquí a avisarnos she took the trouble to come all this way to tell us
    molesto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    1 [SER]
    a) ( fastidioso) ‹ruido/tos annoying, irritating;

    sensación/síntoma unpleasant
    b) (violento, embarazoso) awkward, embarrassing

    2 [ESTAR] ( ofendido) upset;
    ( irritado) annoyed;
    está muy molesto por lo que hiciste he's very upset/annoyed about what you did

    molestar verbo transitivo
    1 (causar enojo, incomodidad) to disturb, bother: ¿le molestaría contestar a unas preguntas?, would you mind answering some questions?
    me molesta que grites, it annoys me when you shout
    2 (causar dolor, incomodidad) to hurt
    molesto,-a adjetivo
    1 (incómodo) uncomfortable: me encuentro algo molesto después de esa metedura de pata, I feel uncomfortable after that gaffe
    2 (fastidioso) annoying, pestering: es un ruido muy molesto, it's an annoying noise
    3 (enfadado, disgustado) annoyed o cross: ¿no estarás molesta por lo que he dicho?, you're not upset about what I said, are you?
    ' molesto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acalorada
    - acalorado
    - disgustarse
    - enojosa
    - enojoso
    - fastidiada
    - fastidiado
    - molesta
    - molestarse
    - pesada
    - pesado
    - poca
    - poco
    - puñetera
    - puñetero
    - sacudir
    - suplicio
    - fastidioso
    - fregado
    - latoso
    - molestar
    - mosqueado
    English:
    annoying
    - bother
    - hot
    - imposition
    - irksome
    - irritating
    - miffed
    - obtrusive
    - off-putting
    - peeved
    - troublesome
    - uncomfortable
    - unwelcome
    - would
    - intrusive
    - put
    - uneasy
    * * *
    molesto, -a adj
    1.
    ser molesto [incordiante] [costumbre, tos, ruido] to be annoying;
    [moscas] to be a nuisance; [calor, humo, sensación] to be unpleasant; [ropa, zapato] to be uncomfortable;
    es muy molesto tener que mandar callar constantemente it's very annoying to have to be constantly telling you to be quiet;
    tengo un dolor molesto en la espalda I've got an ache in my back which is causing me some discomfort
    2.
    ser molesto [inoportuno] [visita, llamada] to be inconvenient;
    [pregunta] to be awkward
    3.
    ser molesto [embarazoso] to be embarrassing;
    esta situación empieza a resultarme un poco molesta this situation is beginning to make me feel a bit uncomfortable
    4.
    estar molesto [irritado] to be rather upset;
    está molesta porque no la invitamos a la fiesta she's upset because we didn't invite her to the party;
    están molestos por sus declaraciones they are upset by what he has been saying
    5.
    estar molesto [con malestar, incomodidad] [por la fiebre, el dolor] to be in some discomfort;
    no tenía que haber comido tanto, ahora estoy molesto I shouldn't have eaten so much, it's made me feel rather unwell;
    ¿no estás molesto con tanta ropa? aren't you uncomfortable in all those clothes?
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( fastidioso) annoying
    2 ( incómodo) inconvenient
    3 ( embarazoso) embarrassing
    * * *
    molesto, -ta adj
    1) enojado: bothered, annoyed
    2) fastidioso: bothersome, annoying
    * * *
    molesto adj
    1. (que fastidia) annoying
    2. (disgustado) annoyed

    Spanish-English dictionary > molesto

  • 250 momento

    m.
    1 moment (instante).
    a cada momento all the time
    al momento straightaway
    de un momento a otro any minute now
    de momento, por el momento for the time being o moment
    dentro de un momento in a moment o minute
    desde el momento (en) que… from the moment that…; (tiempo) seeing as… (causa)
    por momentos by the minute
    en todo momento at all times
    2 time.
    llegó un momento en que… there came a time when…
    has venido en buen/mal momento you've come at a good/bad time
    3 momentum, impulse.
    * * *
    1 moment
    ¡espera un momento! hang on a moment!
    2 (período) time
    3 (oportunidad) time, moment
    \
    a cada momento every second, all the time
    al momento immediately
    de momento for the moment
    de un momento a otro any minute now
    del momento (en el pasado) of the time, of that time 2 (de ahora) current, present-day
    desde el momento en que... (en cuanto) from the moment..., as soon as...
    desde el momento en que te vi... from the moment I saw you...
    en cualquier momento at any moment, at any time
    en este momento at the moment
    por el momento for the time being
    por momentos by the minute
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) time
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=instante) moment

    -¡Juan, ven aquí! -¡un momento! — "come here, Juan" - "just a minute o moment!"

    llegará en breves momentos — she'll be here shortly

    en este momento — at the moment, right now

    no dejó de apoyarme en ningún momento — she never stopped supporting me for a moment

    en un primer momento — at first

    estuvo a mi lado en todo momento — he was at my side the whole time

    en un momento — in next to no time

    2) (=rato)
    3) (=época) time

    del momento, la música más representativa del momento — the music which is most representative of current trends

    4) (=coyuntura)

    ha llegado el momento de hacer algo — the time has come to do sth

    en el momento oportunoat the right time

    ser buen/mal momento para hacer algo — to be a good/bad time to do sth

    todo se hará en su momento — we'll do everything in good time o when the time comes

    5) [otras locuciones]

    al momento — at once

    a cada momento se despertaba y pedía agua — she kept waking up and asking for water, she was constantly waking up and asking for water

    en cualquier momento — any time now

    en un momento dado, en un momento dado, conseguí sujetarlo del brazo — at one stage I managed to grab hold of his arm

    en un momento dado, yo mismo puedo echarte una mano — I could give you a hand some time, if necessary

    de momento — for the moment

    de momento no lo reconocí, pero luego recordé su cara — at first I didn't recognize him, but then I remembered his face

    desde el momento en que, los impuestos, desde el momento en que son obligatorios, son una extorsión — since taxes are compulsory, they amount to extortion

    en el momento — straight away

    de un momento a otroany minute now

    en el momento menos pensadowhen least expected

    por momentos — by the minute

    por el momento — for the time being, for now

    6) (Mec) momentum, moment
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( instante puntual) moment
    b) ( lapso breve) minute, moment

    un momentito! — ( por teléfono) just a moment, just a minute

    c) (época, período) time, period
    d) ( ocasión) time

    llegas en buen/mal momento — you've arrived at the right time/at a bad time

    en ningún momento — never, at no time

    e) ( tiempo presente) moment

    de momento: de momento se siente bien she feels all right at the moment; de momento se va a quedar en mi casa she's going to stay with me for the time being; dejemos este asunto de momento let's forget this matter for the moment; desde el momento que (CS) since, as, seeing as (colloq); de un momento al otro: están por llegar de un momento al otro they'll be arriving any minute now; cambia de opinión de un momento al otro she changes her mind from one minute to the next; en cualquier momento: puedes llamar en cualquier momento you can call at any time; pueden llegar en cualquier momento they could arrive any time now o at any moment; en el momento immediately; en el momento menos pensado when they/you/we least expect it; en un momento dado at a given moment; si en un momento dado tu quisieras... if at any o some time you should want to...; por el momento for the time being; por momentos: el frío aumenta por momentos it's getting colder by the minute; su estado empeoraba por momentos — her condition was deteriorating from one minute to the next

    3) (Fís, Mec) momentum
    * * *
    = instant in time, point, time, moment.
    Ex. This should suffice to guarantee the integrity of the catalog at any given instant in time.
    Ex. The online catalog will then contain information about periodical issues from that point.
    Ex. Because reorganisation allows the optimization of update and searching procedures, it moves the maintenance to a time when it does not affect the operation of the system.
    Ex. There were moments when he could be almost affectionate, moments when his thoughts did not seem to be turned inward upon his own anxious solicitudes.
    ----
    * alcanzar el momento cumbre = reach + summit.
    * alcanzar + Posesivo + mejor momento = peak.
    * alcanzar + Posesivo + mejor momento demasiado pronto = peak + too early.
    * al momento = while-you-wait [while-u-wait].
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * aprovechar el momento = catch + the moment.
    * atravesando momentos difíciles = beleaguered.
    * a último momento = last minute [last-minute].
    * capturar el momento = catch + the moment.
    * del momento = of the time(s).
    * desde aquel momento = ever after.
    * desde el primer momento = from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde ese momento = from that point, ever after.
    * detenerse por un momento = pause.
    * de último momento = last minute [last-minute].
    * de un momento a otro = momentarily, at any moment.
    * el mejor momento de todos = the time of all times.
    * el momento preciso = the point in time at which.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * el sitio adecuado en el momento adecuado = the right place at the right time.
    * en algún momento = somewhere along the line, sometime, at sometime, at some point, at some point in time, at one time or another.
    * en aquel momento = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time.
    * en cualquier momento = anytime, at any one time, at any point, at any point in time, at any time, at any moment, at any given point, at any moment in time, at any given moment, momentarily.
    * en cualquier momento en el futuro = at some stage.
    * en cualquier otro momento = some other time.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en distintos momentos = at different times, at various times.
    * en el mejor momento de Uno = at + Posesivo + (very) best.
    * en el momento = on the spot.
    * en el momento actual = in this day and age, at the present time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * en el momento de = at the time (that/of).
    * en el momento de escribir estas líneas = at the time of writing.
    * en el momento de la impresión = at the time of going to print.
    * en el momento en que se necesita = at the point-of-need, at the point of use, point of use.
    * en el momento en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el momento justo = on cue.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el momento oportuno = at the right time, not a moment too soon, not a minute too soon.
    * en el momento peor de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el último momento = at the eleventh hour, at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last, at the last minute.
    * en ese mismo momento = at that very moment.
    * en ese momento = at that point, at this point, at that time, just then, at that point in time.
    * en este momento = at this point, at this stage, at this juncture, at this time, at this moment in time, right now.
    * en ningún momento = at no time, anywhere along the line.
    * en otro momento = some other time.
    * en qué momento = at what point.
    * en su debido momento = in due time.
    * en su mejor momento = at + Posesivo + peak.
    * en su momento = in timely fashion.
    * en su momento álgido = at + Posesivo + peak.
    * en todo momento = at all times, at every instant, every step of the way, throughout, at every turn, day in and day out, at all hours, time after time.
    * en un determinado momento = at one point.
    * en un momento = in a time, in a flash.
    * en un momento concreto = at a particular point in time, at a particular point in time.
    * en un momento dado = at a given point in time, at any one time, at any given point, at one particular time, at any given time, at any given moment, at a given moment in time, at a given moment.
    * en un momento de = at a time of, at one stage of.
    * en un momento de apuro = if it comes to the crunch.
    * en un momento de apuros = when push comes to shove, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst.
    * en un momento de cabreo = in the heat of the moment.
    * en un momento de enfado = in the heat of the moment.
    * en un momento de enojo = in the heat of the moment.
    * en un momento determinado = on any one occasion.
    * en un momento en el que = at a time when.
    * en unos momentos = momentarily, at any moment.
    * es el momento adecuado = the moment is ripe, the time is ripe.
    * es el momento oportuno = the moment is ripe, the time is ripe.
    * esperar su momento = wait in + the wings, stand in + the wings, lurk in + the wings.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar indicado en el momento indicado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar oportuno en el momento oportuno = be in the right place at the right time.
    * estar en el sitio justo en el momento preciso = be on the spot.
    * estar en un momento clave = be at a watershed.
    * estar en un momento decisivo = be at a watershed.
    * hace un momento = a moment ago.
    * hace unos momentos = a few moments ago.
    * hasta aquel momento = until that time.
    * hasta el momento = as yet.
    * hasta el momento de = up to the point of, to the point of.
    * hasta el momento que = up to the point where, to the point where.
    * hasta ese momento = up to that point.
    * hasta este momento = up to this point.
    * justo en ese momento = just then.
    * llegado el momento de la verdad = if it comes to the crunch, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * llegado este momento = at this juncture, at this point.
    * llegar a un momento importante en + Posesivo + historia = reach + milestone.
    * llegar el momento en el que = reach + the point where.
    * lograr el momento de = reach + point of.
    * moda del momento = flavour of the month, sizzle.
    * momento álgido = climax.
    * momento apropiado para el aprendizaje, el = teachable moment, the.
    * momento clave = watershed, turning point, Posesivo + road to Damascus.
    * momento clave del cambio = tipping point.
    * momento crucial = turning point, Posesivo + road to Damascus.
    * momento decisivo = watershed, turning point, Posesivo + road to Damascus.
    * momento escogido = timing.
    * momento + llegar = time + approach.
    * momento oportuno = timing.
    * momentos = moments.
    * momentos álgidos = high.
    * momentos alocados = heady days.
    * momentos bajos = low.
    * momentos culminantes = highlights.
    * momentos de presión = the heat is on.
    * momentos de tensión = the heat is on.
    * momentos emocionantes = heady days.
    * no estar en el mejor momento de Uno = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * pensar un momento en = spare + a thought for.
    * por el momento = for the time being, momentarily, at the moment, for the nonce, for the present.
    * por un momento = for a moment.
    * por unos momentos = for a few moments, for a short time.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento ad = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * salir un momento a = pop down to.
    * ser el momento clave = mark + the watershed.
    * ser el momento (de) = be the time to.
    * ser el momento decisivo = mark + the watershed.
    * ser el momento de = it + be + time to/for.
    * ser tan buen momento como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * ser un momento tan bueno como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * un mejor momento = a better time.
    * un momento determinado = a frozen moment in time, a given moment in time.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( instante puntual) moment
    b) ( lapso breve) minute, moment

    un momentito! — ( por teléfono) just a moment, just a minute

    c) (época, período) time, period
    d) ( ocasión) time

    llegas en buen/mal momento — you've arrived at the right time/at a bad time

    en ningún momento — never, at no time

    e) ( tiempo presente) moment

    de momento: de momento se siente bien she feels all right at the moment; de momento se va a quedar en mi casa she's going to stay with me for the time being; dejemos este asunto de momento let's forget this matter for the moment; desde el momento que (CS) since, as, seeing as (colloq); de un momento al otro: están por llegar de un momento al otro they'll be arriving any minute now; cambia de opinión de un momento al otro she changes her mind from one minute to the next; en cualquier momento: puedes llamar en cualquier momento you can call at any time; pueden llegar en cualquier momento they could arrive any time now o at any moment; en el momento immediately; en el momento menos pensado when they/you/we least expect it; en un momento dado at a given moment; si en un momento dado tu quisieras... if at any o some time you should want to...; por el momento for the time being; por momentos: el frío aumenta por momentos it's getting colder by the minute; su estado empeoraba por momentos — her condition was deteriorating from one minute to the next

    3) (Fís, Mec) momentum
    * * *
    = instant in time, point, time, moment.

    Ex: This should suffice to guarantee the integrity of the catalog at any given instant in time.

    Ex: The online catalog will then contain information about periodical issues from that point.
    Ex: Because reorganisation allows the optimization of update and searching procedures, it moves the maintenance to a time when it does not affect the operation of the system.
    Ex: There were moments when he could be almost affectionate, moments when his thoughts did not seem to be turned inward upon his own anxious solicitudes.
    * alcanzar el momento cumbre = reach + summit.
    * alcanzar + Posesivo + mejor momento = peak.
    * alcanzar + Posesivo + mejor momento demasiado pronto = peak + too early.
    * al momento = while-you-wait [while-u-wait].
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * aprovechar el momento = catch + the moment.
    * atravesando momentos difíciles = beleaguered.
    * a último momento = last minute [last-minute].
    * capturar el momento = catch + the moment.
    * del momento = of the time(s).
    * desde aquel momento = ever after.
    * desde el primer momento = from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde ese momento = from that point, ever after.
    * detenerse por un momento = pause.
    * de último momento = last minute [last-minute].
    * de un momento a otro = momentarily, at any moment.
    * el mejor momento de todos = the time of all times.
    * el momento preciso = the point in time at which.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * el sitio adecuado en el momento adecuado = the right place at the right time.
    * en algún momento = somewhere along the line, sometime, at sometime, at some point, at some point in time, at one time or another.
    * en aquel momento = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time.
    * en cualquier momento = anytime, at any one time, at any point, at any point in time, at any time, at any moment, at any given point, at any moment in time, at any given moment, momentarily.
    * en cualquier momento en el futuro = at some stage.
    * en cualquier otro momento = some other time.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en distintos momentos = at different times, at various times.
    * en el mejor momento de Uno = at + Posesivo + (very) best.
    * en el momento = on the spot.
    * en el momento actual = in this day and age, at the present time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * en el momento de = at the time (that/of).
    * en el momento de escribir estas líneas = at the time of writing.
    * en el momento de la impresión = at the time of going to print.
    * en el momento en que se necesita = at the point-of-need, at the point of use, point of use.
    * en el momento en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el momento justo = on cue.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el momento oportuno = at the right time, not a moment too soon, not a minute too soon.
    * en el momento peor de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el último momento = at the eleventh hour, at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last, at the last minute.
    * en ese mismo momento = at that very moment.
    * en ese momento = at that point, at this point, at that time, just then, at that point in time.
    * en este momento = at this point, at this stage, at this juncture, at this time, at this moment in time, right now.
    * en ningún momento = at no time, anywhere along the line.
    * en otro momento = some other time.
    * en qué momento = at what point.
    * en su debido momento = in due time.
    * en su mejor momento = at + Posesivo + peak.
    * en su momento = in timely fashion.
    * en su momento álgido = at + Posesivo + peak.
    * en todo momento = at all times, at every instant, every step of the way, throughout, at every turn, day in and day out, at all hours, time after time.
    * en un determinado momento = at one point.
    * en un momento = in a time, in a flash.
    * en un momento concreto = at a particular point in time, at a particular point in time.
    * en un momento dado = at a given point in time, at any one time, at any given point, at one particular time, at any given time, at any given moment, at a given moment in time, at a given moment.
    * en un momento de = at a time of, at one stage of.
    * en un momento de apuro = if it comes to the crunch.
    * en un momento de apuros = when push comes to shove, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst.
    * en un momento de cabreo = in the heat of the moment.
    * en un momento de enfado = in the heat of the moment.
    * en un momento de enojo = in the heat of the moment.
    * en un momento determinado = on any one occasion.
    * en un momento en el que = at a time when.
    * en unos momentos = momentarily, at any moment.
    * es el momento adecuado = the moment is ripe, the time is ripe.
    * es el momento oportuno = the moment is ripe, the time is ripe.
    * esperar su momento = wait in + the wings, stand in + the wings, lurk in + the wings.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar indicado en el momento indicado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar oportuno en el momento oportuno = be in the right place at the right time.
    * estar en el sitio justo en el momento preciso = be on the spot.
    * estar en un momento clave = be at a watershed.
    * estar en un momento decisivo = be at a watershed.
    * hace un momento = a moment ago.
    * hace unos momentos = a few moments ago.
    * hasta aquel momento = until that time.
    * hasta el momento = as yet.
    * hasta el momento de = up to the point of, to the point of.
    * hasta el momento que = up to the point where, to the point where.
    * hasta ese momento = up to that point.
    * hasta este momento = up to this point.
    * justo en ese momento = just then.
    * llegado el momento de la verdad = if it comes to the crunch, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * llegado este momento = at this juncture, at this point.
    * llegar a un momento importante en + Posesivo + historia = reach + milestone.
    * llegar el momento en el que = reach + the point where.
    * lograr el momento de = reach + point of.
    * moda del momento = flavour of the month, sizzle.
    * momento álgido = climax.
    * momento apropiado para el aprendizaje, el = teachable moment, the.
    * momento clave = watershed, turning point, Posesivo + road to Damascus.
    * momento clave del cambio = tipping point.
    * momento crucial = turning point, Posesivo + road to Damascus.
    * momento decisivo = watershed, turning point, Posesivo + road to Damascus.
    * momento escogido = timing.
    * momento + llegar = time + approach.
    * momento oportuno = timing.
    * momentos = moments.
    * momentos álgidos = high.
    * momentos alocados = heady days.
    * momentos bajos = low.
    * momentos culminantes = highlights.
    * momentos de presión = the heat is on.
    * momentos de tensión = the heat is on.
    * momentos emocionantes = heady days.
    * no estar en el mejor momento de Uno = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * pensar un momento en = spare + a thought for.
    * por el momento = for the time being, momentarily, at the moment, for the nonce, for the present.
    * por un momento = for a moment.
    * por unos momentos = for a few moments, for a short time.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento ad = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * salir un momento a = pop down to.
    * ser el momento clave = mark + the watershed.
    * ser el momento (de) = be the time to.
    * ser el momento decisivo = mark + the watershed.
    * ser el momento de = it + be + time to/for.
    * ser tan buen momento como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * ser un momento tan bueno como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * un mejor momento = a better time.
    * un momento determinado = a frozen moment in time, a given moment in time.

    * * *
    A
    justo en ese momento sonó el teléfono just at that moment the telephone rang
    ¿tiene que ser en este preciso momento? does it have to be right this minute o right now?
    me ayudó en todo momento he helped me at all times
    a partir de ese momento from that moment on
    en este momento no está she's not in right now o at the moment
    en este momento acaba de irse she's just this minute left
    en un primer momento pensé que era mentira at first I thought it was a lie
    2 (lapso breve) minute, moment
    empieza dentro de un momento it starts in a minute o moment
    eso te lo arreglo yo en un momento I'll fix that for you in no time at all
    ¡un momentito! (por teléfono) just a moment o just a minute
    miraba el reloj a cada momento she kept looking at her watch every two minutes
    no para ni un momento she's on the go the whole time
    3 (época, período) time, period
    el país atraviesa momentos difíciles the country is going through a difficult time o period
    el momento de mayor esplendor de nuestras letras the most brilliant time o period in our literary history
    está en su mejor momento he is at his peak
    4 (ocasión) time
    llegas en buen/mal momento you've arrived at the right time/at a bad time
    no es momento ahora para hablar de eso this isn't the time to talk about that
    cuando llegue el momento when the time comes
    en ningún momento he dicho que … I have never said that …, at no time have I said that …
    éste no es momento para ponerse a discutir this is no time to start arguing
    la moda del momento the fashion of the moment
    los temas más importantes del momento político español the most important issues in contemporary Spanish politics
    B ( en locs):
    al momento at once
    cuando te llame quiero que vengas al momento when I call you I want you to come at once
    de momento: de momento se siente bien she feels all right at the moment
    de momento no tiene más remedio que aceptar for the moment he has no alternative but to accept
    de momento se va a quedar en casa con nosotros she's going to stay at home with us for the time being
    desde el momento que (CS); since, as, seeing as ( colloq)
    desde el momento que ni siquiera me contestó la carta since o as o seeing as he didn't even answer my letter
    de un momento al otro: están por llegar de un momento al otro they'll be arriving any minute now
    cambia de opinión de un momento al otro she changes her mind from one minute to the next
    en cualquier momento: puedes llamar en cualquier momento you can call at any time
    en cualquier momento viene y nos dice que se casa any day now he'll come and tell us he's getting married
    en el momento immediately
    me los arreglaron en el momento they repaired them for me immediately o there and then o on the spot
    en el momento menos pensado when they/you/we least expect it
    en un momento dado: la velocidad del vehículo en un momento dado the speed of the vehicle at a given moment
    si en un momento dado tu quisieras … if at any o some time you should want to …, if you should ever want to …
    por el momento: por el momento voy a ir a vivir con mi hermano for the time being I'm going to stay with my brother
    ¿necesitas dinero? — por el momento no do you need any money — not just now o no, for the time being I'm OK
    por el momento te vas a tener que conformar you'll have to make do for now o for the moment
    por momentos: el frío aumenta por momentos it's getting colder by the minute
    su estado empeoraba por momentos her condition was deteriorating from one minute to the next
    C ( Fís, Mec) momentum
    Compuesto:
    moment of inertia
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    momento sustantivo masculino
    1


    a partir de ese momento from that moment on;
    en todo momento at all times

    dentro de un momento in a minute o moment;

    ¡un momentito! ( por teléfono) just a moment, just a minute;
    eso te lo arreglo en un momento I'll fix that for you in no time at all
    c) (época, período) time, period;

    atravesamos momentos difíciles we're going through a difficult time o period;

    está en su mejor momento he is at his peak
    d) ( ocasión) time;

    llegas en buen/mal momento you've arrived at the right time/at a bad time;

    en ningún momento at no time
    2 ( en locs)

    de momento ( ahora mismo) right now;

    ( mientras tanto) for the time being;
    ( por ahora) for the moment;

    en cualquier momento at any time;
    en el momento immediately;
    en el momento menos pensado when they (o you etc) least expect it;
    por el momento for the time being
    3 (Fís, Mec) momentum
    momento sustantivo masculino
    1 (instante) moment
    vivir el momento, to live for the moment
    2 (periodo) time: hablamos un momento, we talked for a minute
    un momento de la historia, a moment in history
    3 (ocasión) no encuentro el momento adecuado, I can't find the right moment
    ya llegará tu momento, you'll have your chance
    ♦ Locuciones: al momento, at once
    de momento/por el momento, for the time being
    de un momento a otro, at any moment
    en un momento dado, at a given moment
    por momentos, by the minute
    ' momento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ahora
    - asomarse
    - callar
    - coger
    - compadre
    - consolidar
    - consolidarse
    - cualquier
    - culminante
    - dada
    - dado
    - derramamiento
    - descansar
    - designar
    - destiempo
    - determinada
    - determinado
    - día
    - encontrar
    - esperar
    - estopa
    - europeísta
    - fecha
    - golpe
    - hacer
    - hora
    - indicada
    - indicado
    - inicial
    - justa
    - justo
    - llegar
    - mal
    - ninguna
    - ninguno
    - oportuna
    - oportuno
    - parar
    - pasarse
    - pensar
    - por
    - precisa
    - preciso
    - relax
    - sostener
    - tigre
    - a
    - acercar
    - actualmente
    - adecuado
    English:
    afterthought
    - all
    - appropriate
    - awkward
    - bear with
    - begrudge
    - bonded warehouse
    - cliff-hanger
    - cue
    - dicey
    - due
    - eleventh
    - evil
    - far
    - for
    - forget
    - hiatus
    - hitherto
    - hot news
    - in
    - inconvenient
    - inopportune
    - instant
    - jiffy
    - just
    - lucky
    - minute
    - moment
    - momentarily
    - momentum
    - move on
    - nutty
    - occasion
    - opportune
    - optimal
    - point
    - pop in
    - pop out
    - pop over
    - pop up
    - proud
    - quick
    - raincheck
    - relax
    - religion
    - right
    - ripe
    - slip down
    - sometime
    - sometimes
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    1. [instante preciso] moment;
    a partir de este momento from this moment (on);
    desde el momento (en) que… [indica tiempo] from the moment that…;
    [indica causa] seeing as o that…;
    desde ese momento from that moment on, since that moment;
    hasta ese momento until that moment, until then;
    llegará en cualquier momento she'll be arriving any moment now;
    justo en ese momento entró mi padre at that very moment o right then, my father came in;
    en ese momento vivía en Perú I was living in Peru at that time;
    en este momento está reunida she's in a meeting at the moment;
    en el momento menos pensado te puede ocurrir un accidente accidents can happen when you least expect them;
    en todo momento at all times;
    en/hasta el último momento at/right up until the last moment;
    nos permite calcular la temperatura en un momento dado it enables us to calculate the temperature at any given moment;
    si en un momento dado necesitas ayuda, llámame if at any time you need my help, call me;
    momento decisivo turning point;
    el momento de la verdad the moment of truth;
    la situación podría cambiar de un momento a otro the situation could change any minute now o at any moment;
    era difícil predecir lo que iba a pasar de un momento a otro it was hard to predict what was going to happen from one moment to the next
    2. [rato corto] moment, minute;
    ¿puedo hablar un momento contigo? could I speak to you for a moment o minute?;
    sólo será un momento I'll only o I won't be a minute;
    dentro de un momento in a moment o minute;
    le arreglamos sus zapatos en el momento [en letrero] shoes mended while you wait;
    estará preparado en un momento it'll be ready in a moment o minute;
    también Fig
    espera un momento hold on a minute;
    hace un momento a moment ago;
    momentos después moments later;
    sin dudarlo un momento without a moment's hesitation;
    ¡un momento! just a minute!
    3. [periodo] time;
    llegó un momento en que… there came a time when…;
    estamos pasando un mal momento we're going through a difficult spell o Br patch at the moment;
    está en un buen momento (de forma) she's in good form at the moment;
    las reformas fueron rechazadas por los políticos del momento the reforms were rejected by the politicians of the day;
    es el artista del momento he's the artist of the moment;
    en un primer momento initially, at first;
    la película tiene sus (buenos) momentos the movie has its moments
    4. [ocasión] time;
    cuando llegue el momento when the time comes;
    si en algún momento te sientes solo if you ever feel lonely, if at any time you should feel lonely;
    has venido en buen/mal momento you've come at a good/bad time;
    en momentos así at times like this;
    en ningún momento pensé que lo haría at no time did I think that she would do it, I never thought she would do it
    5. Fís moment
    momento angular angular momentum;
    momento de inercia moment of inertia;
    momento lineal momentum;
    6. [en frases]
    a cada momento all the time;
    al momento [inmediatamente] straightaway;
    Am [hasta ahora] at the moment, so far;
    quiere todo lo que pide al momento she expects to get whatever she asks for straightaway;
    Am
    al momento se cuentan 38 muertos at the moment the number of deaths stands at 38, the number of deaths so far stands at 38;
    ¿quieres café? – de momento no do you want some coffee? – not just now o not at the moment;
    te puedes quedar de momento you can stay for now o for the time being;
    de momento estoy de acuerdo contigo for the moment, I'll agree with you;
    por el momento for the time being, for the moment;
    por momentos by the minute;
    me estoy poniendo nerviosa por momentos I'm getting more and more nervous by the minute
    * * *
    m moment;
    a cada momento all the time;
    al momento at once;
    por el momento, de momento for the moment;
    hasta el momento up to now, so far;
    de un momento a otro from one minute to the next;
    desde un primer momento right from the beginning;
    por momentos by the minute;
    no es el momento the time isn’t right;
    atravesar un mal momento, pasar por un momento difícil go through a bad patch;
    estar en su mejor momento be at one’s peak o best
    * * *
    1) : moment, instant
    espera un momentito: wait just a moment
    2) : time, period of time
    momentos difíciles: hard times
    3) : present, moment
    los atletas del momento: the athletes of the moment, today's popular athletes
    4) : momentum
    5)
    al momento : right away, at once
    6)
    de momento : at the moment, for the moment
    7)
    de un momento a otro : any time now
    8)
    por momentos : at times
    * * *
    1. (en general) moment
    ¡espera un momento! hold on a moment!
    2. (período, ocasión) time
    cuando llegue el momento, se lo diré I'll tell him when the time comes
    de momento / por el momento for the moment

    Spanish-English dictionary > momento

  • 251 muchísimo

    adj.
    very much, a lot of, so much, a great deal of.
    adv.
    very much, a lot, a great deal, exceedingly.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ a lot of, lots of

    había muchísima gente — there were a lot of people, there were lots of people

    había muchísima comida — there was a lot of food, there was lots of food

    hace muchísimo tiempo — a very long time ago, ages ago

    2.
    ADV very much, a lot

    me quiere muchísimohe loves me very much o a lot, he really loves me

    llovía muchísimoit was raining really o very hard, it was pouring down

    * * *
    = extreme, plenty of, an awful lot of, a helluva, prodigiously, like crazy, like mad, a hell of a lot of, a barrel/barrow load of monkeys.
    Ex. You can very frequently go into a large library and have extreme difficulty finding somebody to help you because there are 40 people sitting out in back doing something which somebody else is doing down the road.
    Ex. There are plenty of omission failures of this sort, and they litter most of the Hennepin County Library Cataloging Bulletins.
    Ex. It seems to me that there are an awful lot of people around who think that any change is bad.
    Ex. I have the ability to do this on my own, but it takes a helluva long time for me to warm up to people.
    Ex. These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex. We have no idea what will capture people's imagination and work, but all we can do in any period of great change is experiment like crazy.
    Ex. With hundreds of bait fish swarming your spot -- feeding like mad -- the game fish get extremely excited and start to move into the area to feed on the bait fish.
    Ex. Interestingly, when it comes to the crunch, there seem to be a hell of a lot of agnostics out there.
    Ex. The landlord is as mad as a barrel load of monkeys, but a fine man and ex-soldier.
    ----
    * apreciar muchísimo = treasure.
    * costar muchísimo dinero = break + the bank.
    * desde hace muchísimo tiempo = in ages (and ages and ages).
    * durante muchísimo tiempo = for ages and ages (and ages), in ages (and ages and ages).
    * echar muchísimo de menos = be sorely missed, be sadly missed.
    * echar muchísimo en falta = be sorely missed, be sadly missed.
    * gustar muchísimo = love + Nombre + to bits.
    * haber muchísima diferencia = be in a different league.
    * hace muchísimos años = a great many years ago.
    * hace muchísimo tiempo = ages (and ages) ago, aeons ago, yonks.
    * me gustaría muchísimo = I sure wish.
    * muchísimas gracias = thanks a bunch!.
    * muchísimo + Adjetivo = dauntingly + Adjetivo.
    * muchísimo más = a whole lot more, an awful lot more.
    * muchísimo más + Adjetivo = infinitely + Adjetivo.
    * muchísimos + Nombre = a great many + Nombre.
    * muchísimo tiempo después = ages and ages hence.
    * quedar muchísimo por hacer = a great deal more needs to be done.
    * tardar muchísimo = take + forever.
    * * *
    = extreme, plenty of, an awful lot of, a helluva, prodigiously, like crazy, like mad, a hell of a lot of, a barrel/barrow load of monkeys.

    Ex: You can very frequently go into a large library and have extreme difficulty finding somebody to help you because there are 40 people sitting out in back doing something which somebody else is doing down the road.

    Ex: There are plenty of omission failures of this sort, and they litter most of the Hennepin County Library Cataloging Bulletins.
    Ex: It seems to me that there are an awful lot of people around who think that any change is bad.
    Ex: I have the ability to do this on my own, but it takes a helluva long time for me to warm up to people.
    Ex: These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex: We have no idea what will capture people's imagination and work, but all we can do in any period of great change is experiment like crazy.
    Ex: With hundreds of bait fish swarming your spot -- feeding like mad -- the game fish get extremely excited and start to move into the area to feed on the bait fish.
    Ex: Interestingly, when it comes to the crunch, there seem to be a hell of a lot of agnostics out there.
    Ex: The landlord is as mad as a barrel load of monkeys, but a fine man and ex-soldier.
    * apreciar muchísimo = treasure.
    * costar muchísimo dinero = break + the bank.
    * desde hace muchísimo tiempo = in ages (and ages and ages).
    * durante muchísimo tiempo = for ages and ages (and ages), in ages (and ages and ages).
    * echar muchísimo de menos = be sorely missed, be sadly missed.
    * echar muchísimo en falta = be sorely missed, be sadly missed.
    * gustar muchísimo = love + Nombre + to bits.
    * haber muchísima diferencia = be in a different league.
    * hace muchísimos años = a great many years ago.
    * hace muchísimo tiempo = ages (and ages) ago, aeons ago, yonks.
    * me gustaría muchísimo = I sure wish.
    * muchísimas gracias = thanks a bunch!.
    * muchísimo + Adjetivo = dauntingly + Adjetivo.
    * muchísimo más = a whole lot more, an awful lot more.
    * muchísimo más + Adjetivo = infinitely + Adjetivo.
    * muchísimos + Nombre = a great many + Nombre.
    * muchísimo tiempo después = ages and ages hence.
    * quedar muchísimo por hacer = a great deal more needs to be done.
    * tardar muchísimo = take + forever.

    * * *
    mucho1 (↑ mucho (1)), mucho2 (↑ mucho (2)), mucho3 (↑ mucho (3))

    Spanish-English dictionary > muchísimo

  • 252 multiculturalmente

    = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    Ex. My advice to young scientists: be a pest -- ask questions and don't be satisfied with all answers; have the heart of a lion; have the patience of Job; be multi-culturally competent; and the only correct route to success is your own.
    * * *
    = multi-culturally [multiculturally].

    Ex: My advice to young scientists: be a pest -- ask questions and don't be satisfied with all answers; have the heart of a lion; have the patience of Job; be multi-culturally competent; and the only correct route to success is your own.

    Spanish-English dictionary > multiculturalmente

  • 253 muy

    adv.
    1 very.
    muy bueno/cerca very good/near
    es muy hombre he's very manly, he's a real man
    muy de mañana very early in the morning
    ¡muy bien! OK!, all right!; (vale) very good!, well done! (qué bien)
    eso es muy de ella that's just like her
    eso es muy de los americanos that's typically American
    ¡el muy fresco! the cheeky devil!
    ¡la muy tonta! the silly idiot!
    Muy Sr. mío dear Sir
    te cuidarás muy mucho de hacerlo just make absolutely sure you don't do it
    no cabe ahí, es muy grande it won't fit in there, it's too big
    * * *
    1 very
    \
    muy de mañana very early in the morning
    ser muy hombre/mujer familiar to be a real man/woman
    por muy... no matter how..., however...
    * * *
    adv.
    1) very
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=mucho) very

    muy bien/tarde/mucho — very well/late/much

    muy bien, que venga — all right, he can come (along)

    muy pero que muy guapo — really, really handsome

    muy de, muy de noche — very late at night

    es muy de sentirfrm it is much to be regretted

    el/la muy, el muy tonto de Pedro — that great idiot Pedro

    ¡el muy bandido! — the rascal!

    por muy, por muy cansado que estés — however tired you are, no matter how tired you are

    2) (=demasiado) too
    3) [con participio] greatly, highly
    2.
    SF (=lengua) tongue; (=boca) trap **, mouth
    * * *
    a) very

    muy bien, sigamos adelante — OK o fine, let's go on

    por muy cansado que estéshowever o no matter how tired you are

    b) ( demasiado) too

    quedó muy dulceit's rather o too sweet

    * * *
    = highly, very, eminent + Nombre, deeply, expansively, darn.
    Ex. Even for those items that are designated relevant some may be judged to be highly relevant, whilst others may be regarded as partially relevant or only marginally relevant.
    Ex. I have been very embarrassed at their embarrassment at the kinds of subject headings used.
    Ex. 'I think it makes eminent sense, for the reasons I've outlined,' he said and started toward the door.
    Ex. I have found in reading extracts from Scott's diary of his trip to the South Pole that pupils interrupted all the time to ask questions, until the final entries were reached, when everyone went very quiet, moved deeply by Scott's words and unwilling to bruise the emotion they felt.
    Ex. Their survey is expansively scripted and probes for a variety of information from the interviewee = Su encuesta está muy detallada y obtiene una gran variedad de información de los encuestados.
    Ex. However, as someone else said, people are pretty darn sensitive about terrorism, and the days of left-luggage may be over.
    ----
    * acento muy pronunciado = heavy accent.
    * algo muy agradable de oír = music to + Posesivo + ears.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * algo muy difícil = a tough sell.
    * algo muy distinto de = a far cry from.
    * algo ya muy conocido y usado = old nag.
    * andar (muy) apurado de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) apurado de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) corto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) corto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) escaso de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) escaso de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) falto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) falto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * apuntar muy alto = reach for + the stars, shoot for + the stars.
    * a un precio muy razonable = at a very reasonable cost, at a very reasonable cost, at very reasonable cost.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * como muy tarde = at the latest.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con un plazo de tiempo muy corto = at (a) very short notice.
    * curva muy abierta = sweeping curve.
    * curva muy cerrada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * curva muy pronunciada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * de forma muy similar a = in much the same way as.
    * de muy lejos = from afar.
    * de ritmo muy acelerado = hard-driving.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * desde muy lejos = from afar.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely, crudely.
    * encontrar muy difícil = be hard-pushed to.
    * en muy poco tiempo = before long.
    * en un pasado muy lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * estar muy acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with.
    * estar muy agradecido a = be indebted to.
    * estar muy alejado de = be a long way from.
    * estar muy arraigado en = be well embedded in.
    * estar muy bajo = be way down.
    * estar muy cerca de = be one step away from, be steps away from, come + very close to.
    * estar muy convencido de = have + strong feelings about.
    * estar muy emocionado con/por = be excited about.
    * estar muy lejano = be far off.
    * estar muy lejos = be far off.
    * estar muy por delante de = be way out ahead of.
    * estar muy por delante de su tiempo = be years ahead of + Posesivo + time.
    * estar muy separado = set + far apart.
    * estar muy usado = be well thumbed.
    * evaluar muy positivamente según unos criterios establecido = rate + Nombre + high on + criteria.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * haber de muy diversos tipos = come in + all/many (sorts of) shapes and sizes.
    * hablar muy bien de = rant and rave.
    * hacer Algo muy bien = do + an excellent job of.
    * hasta hace muy poco = up until recently.
    * ignorancia es muy atrevida, la = ignorance is very daring.
    * ir muy atrasado = be way behind schedule.
    * ir muy por detrás de = be far behind.
    * llegar muy lejos = go + a long way, come + a long way.
    * lo que es muy importante = importantly.
    * muy abreviado = highly-abbreviated.
    * muy activo = afire.
    * muy a diferencia de = in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy + Adjetivo = extremely + Adjetivo, grossly + Adjetivo, rather + Adjetivo, severely + Adjetivo, tightly + Adjetivo, wildly + Adjetivo, extraordinarily + Adjetivo, incredibly + Adjetivo, ludicrously + Adjetivo, seriously + Adjetivo, disappointingly + Adjetivo, not least + Adjetivo, heavily + Adjetivo, much + Adjetivo, mighty + Adjetivo, prohibitively + Adjetivo, sorely + Adjetivo, supremely + Adjetivo, vastly + Adjetivo, vitally + Adjetivo, immensely + Adjetivo, hugely + Adjetivo, significantly + Adjetivo, most + Adjetivo, impressively + Adjetivo, bloody + Adjetivo.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Adverbio = quite + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Participio = keenly + Adjetivo/Participio.
    * muy admirado = much-admired.
    * muy + Adverbio = ever so + Adverbio.
    * muy agustito = snugly.
    * muy alejado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy al principio = in very early days, at the very outset.
    * muy amado = much-loved.
    * muy a menudo = more often than not, very often, most often than not.
    * muy antiguo = centuries-old.
    * muy anunciado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy apartado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy a + Posesivo + pesar = to + Posesivo + chagrin.
    * muy apreciado = highly appreciated, long-revered.
    * muy apreciado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy arraigado = deep-rooted, well established, long-established.
    * muy a tiempo = in good time.
    * muy atrás = far behind.
    * muy atrasado = in the backwoods.
    * muy avanzado = well-developed, well-advanced.
    * muy beneficioso = high-payoff.
    * muy bien = nicely.
    * ¡muy bien! = the way to go!.
    * muy bien cuidado = well-kept.
    * muy bien pagado = highly paid.
    * muy bien + podría + Verbo = might + well + Verbo.
    * muy bien + puede + Verbo = may well + Verbo.
    * muy bien remunerado = highly paid.
    * muy bien tramado = carefully crafted.
    * muy bien urdido = carefully crafted.
    * muy caliente = piping hot, baking hot.
    * muy cambiado = much-changed, much-changed.
    * muy caro = high priced [high-priced].
    * muy cerca = close-by.
    * muy claramente = in no uncertain terms.
    * muy completo = populated.
    * muy concurrido = well-used [well used], well attended [well-attended].
    * muy condicionado = well-conditioned.
    * muy condimentado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy conseguido = slick, licked, well-crafted.
    * muy criticado = much-criticised [much-criticized, USA].
    * muy crítico = highly critical.
    * muy custodiado = heavily guarded.
    * muy de cerca = not far behind.
    * muy desarrollado = well-developed.
    * muy despacio = very slowly.
    * muy de tarde en tarde = once in a blue moon.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy difícil de traducir = defy + translation.
    * muy dispuesto a = all ready to.
    * muy divulgado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy documentado = well-informed.
    * muy duro = as hard as nails.
    * muy eficaz = powerful.
    * muy endeudado = heavily indebted.
    * muy escandaloso = highly visible.
    * muy especializado = highly specialised.
    * muy estimado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy estrecho = poky [pokier -comp., pokiest -sup.].
    * muy estructurado = highly-structured.
    * muy extendido = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy famoso = highly acclaimed, widely acclaimed, well-acclaimed.
    * muy frecuentado = heavily used.
    * muy frecuentemente = so often, most often than not.
    * muy frecuente y rápido = rapid-fire.
    * muy gastado = worn-out.
    * muy generalizado = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy grande = big time.
    * muy iluminado = brightly illuminated.
    * muy importante = critical, very importantly, big time.
    * muy informado = well-informed.
    * muy leído = widely-read.
    * muy lejano = far off.
    * muy lejos = far away, far off.
    * muy lejos de = a long way from, a long way removed from.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * muy lentamente = very slowly.
    * muy lluvioso = rain-soaked.
    * muy logrado = slickly produced.
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * muy mayor = over the hill.
    * muy moderno = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * muy motivado = highly-motivated.
    * muy necesario = much needed [much-needed], long overdue.
    * muy nervioso = in a state of agitation, highly-strung.
    * muy nervioso, histérico = high-strung.
    * muy notorio = highly visible.
    * muy parecido a = much like.
    * muy + Participio = badly + Participio.
    * muy + Participio Pasado = widely + Participio Pasado, extensively + Participio Pasado.
    * muy peculiar = highly distinctive.
    * muy pertinente para = central to.
    * muy poblado = heavily populated.
    * muy poco = minimally.
    * muy polémico = highly controversial.
    * muy popular = widely-read, highly popular.
    * muy por delante de = far ahead of.
    * muy por detrás = far behind.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * muy por encima de = far beyond.
    * muy por encima de todo = over and above all.
    * muy posiblemente = for all you know, for all we know.
    * muy practicado = much practised.
    * muy preciado = much prized, highly prized.
    * muy preciso = much needed [much-needed].
    * muy probablemente = most likely, most probably.
    * muy pronto = before long, pretty soon.
    * muy propio = highly distinctive.
    * muy provechoso = high-payoff.
    * muy pulido = licked, slick.
    * muy querido = much-loved.
    * muy rápidamente = like a house on fire, in short order.
    * muy rara vez = all too seldom, all too seldom, once in a blue moon.
    * muy recomendado = highly recommended.
    * muy reconocido = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy resistente = heavy-duty.
    * muy respetado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed, widely-respected.
    * muy sazonado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy similar a = much like.
    * muy sistemático = highly-structured.
    * muy solicitado = in great demand.
    * muy trabajado = well-crafted.
    * muy trabajador = committed.
    * muy unido = close-knit, tight-knit, closely knit, well-connected, tightly knit.
    * muy usado = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], high-use, well-used [well used], well-worn, well-worn, heavily used, much-used.
    * muy útil = highly valuable.
    * muy valioso = highly valuable, highly prized.
    * muy valorado = highly valued, highly appreciated.
    * muy venerado = long-revered.
    * muy venerado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy vigilado = heavily guarded.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * nombre muy conocido = household name, household word.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * poner un precio a Algo muy alto = overprice.
    * por muy + Adjetivo + be = Adjetivo + though + Nombre + be.
    * por muy difícil que parezca = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * por muy increíble que parezca = incredible though it may seem, incredibly, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy mentira que parezca = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, strangely enough, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy raro que parezca = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * puede muy bien ser = could well be.
    * puede muy bien ser que = it may well be that.
    * regla muy precisa = finely graduated scale.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * sangre muy diluida = thin blood.
    * sentido muy desarrollado de su propio territorio = territoriality.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
    * ser algo muy obvio = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy poco frecuente = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy raro = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy revelador = be a giveaway.
    * ser muy aconsejable que = be well advised to.
    * ser muy amigo de = be pally with.
    * ser muy antiguo = go back + a long way.
    * ser muy buena señal = bode + well.
    * ser muy conocido por = be well known for.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser muy difícil, no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * ser muy escaso = be at a premium.
    * ser muy gracioso = be a right laugh.
    * ser muy melindroso = be picky.
    * ser muy necesario = be long overdue.
    * ser muy particular = be picky.
    * ser muy poco probable = be remote.
    * ser muy popular = have + mass appeal.
    * ser muy probable = chances + be.
    * ser muy prometedor = promise + great possibilities, bode + well.
    * ser muy provechoso = pay off + handsomely.
    * ser muy quisquilloso = be picky.
    * ser muy rápido = be quick off + Posesivo + feet.
    * ser muy revelador = speak + volumes, be an eye-opener.
    * ser muy superior a los demás = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy superior a los otros = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy usado = be heavily used.
    * servir muy bien = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * tejido muy delicado = gossamer.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tenerse muy en cuenta por = carry + weight with.
    * tener un día muy largo = have + a long day.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * venir muy bien = fit + the bill.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * vigilar Algo muy de cerca = keep + a watchful eye.
    * * *
    a) very

    muy bien, sigamos adelante — OK o fine, let's go on

    por muy cansado que estéshowever o no matter how tired you are

    b) ( demasiado) too

    quedó muy dulceit's rather o too sweet

    * * *
    = highly, very, eminent + Nombre, deeply, expansively, darn.

    Ex: Even for those items that are designated relevant some may be judged to be highly relevant, whilst others may be regarded as partially relevant or only marginally relevant.

    Ex: I have been very embarrassed at their embarrassment at the kinds of subject headings used.
    Ex: 'I think it makes eminent sense, for the reasons I've outlined,' he said and started toward the door.
    Ex: I have found in reading extracts from Scott's diary of his trip to the South Pole that pupils interrupted all the time to ask questions, until the final entries were reached, when everyone went very quiet, moved deeply by Scott's words and unwilling to bruise the emotion they felt.
    Ex: Their survey is expansively scripted and probes for a variety of information from the interviewee = Su encuesta está muy detallada y obtiene una gran variedad de información de los encuestados.
    Ex: However, as someone else said, people are pretty darn sensitive about terrorism, and the days of left-luggage may be over.
    * acento muy pronunciado = heavy accent.
    * algo muy agradable de oír = music to + Posesivo + ears.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * algo muy difícil = a tough sell.
    * algo muy distinto de = a far cry from.
    * algo ya muy conocido y usado = old nag.
    * andar (muy) apurado de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) apurado de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) corto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) corto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) escaso de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) escaso de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) falto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) falto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * apuntar muy alto = reach for + the stars, shoot for + the stars.
    * a un precio muy razonable = at a very reasonable cost, at a very reasonable cost, at very reasonable cost.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * como muy tarde = at the latest.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con un plazo de tiempo muy corto = at (a) very short notice.
    * curva muy abierta = sweeping curve.
    * curva muy cerrada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * curva muy pronunciada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * de forma muy similar a = in much the same way as.
    * de muy lejos = from afar.
    * de ritmo muy acelerado = hard-driving.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * desde muy lejos = from afar.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely, crudely.
    * encontrar muy difícil = be hard-pushed to.
    * en muy poco tiempo = before long.
    * en un pasado muy lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * estar muy acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with.
    * estar muy agradecido a = be indebted to.
    * estar muy alejado de = be a long way from.
    * estar muy arraigado en = be well embedded in.
    * estar muy bajo = be way down.
    * estar muy cerca de = be one step away from, be steps away from, come + very close to.
    * estar muy convencido de = have + strong feelings about.
    * estar muy emocionado con/por = be excited about.
    * estar muy lejano = be far off.
    * estar muy lejos = be far off.
    * estar muy por delante de = be way out ahead of.
    * estar muy por delante de su tiempo = be years ahead of + Posesivo + time.
    * estar muy separado = set + far apart.
    * estar muy usado = be well thumbed.
    * evaluar muy positivamente según unos criterios establecido = rate + Nombre + high on + criteria.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * haber de muy diversos tipos = come in + all/many (sorts of) shapes and sizes.
    * hablar muy bien de = rant and rave.
    * hacer Algo muy bien = do + an excellent job of.
    * hasta hace muy poco = up until recently.
    * ignorancia es muy atrevida, la = ignorance is very daring.
    * ir muy atrasado = be way behind schedule.
    * ir muy por detrás de = be far behind.
    * llegar muy lejos = go + a long way, come + a long way.
    * lo que es muy importante = importantly.
    * muy abreviado = highly-abbreviated.
    * muy activo = afire.
    * muy a diferencia de = in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy + Adjetivo = extremely + Adjetivo, grossly + Adjetivo, rather + Adjetivo, severely + Adjetivo, tightly + Adjetivo, wildly + Adjetivo, extraordinarily + Adjetivo, incredibly + Adjetivo, ludicrously + Adjetivo, seriously + Adjetivo, disappointingly + Adjetivo, not least + Adjetivo, heavily + Adjetivo, much + Adjetivo, mighty + Adjetivo, prohibitively + Adjetivo, sorely + Adjetivo, supremely + Adjetivo, vastly + Adjetivo, vitally + Adjetivo, immensely + Adjetivo, hugely + Adjetivo, significantly + Adjetivo, most + Adjetivo, impressively + Adjetivo, bloody + Adjetivo.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Adverbio = quite + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Participio = keenly + Adjetivo/Participio.
    * muy admirado = much-admired.
    * muy + Adverbio = ever so + Adverbio.
    * muy agustito = snugly.
    * muy alejado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy al principio = in very early days, at the very outset.
    * muy amado = much-loved.
    * muy a menudo = more often than not, very often, most often than not.
    * muy antiguo = centuries-old.
    * muy anunciado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy apartado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy a + Posesivo + pesar = to + Posesivo + chagrin.
    * muy apreciado = highly appreciated, long-revered.
    * muy apreciado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy arraigado = deep-rooted, well established, long-established.
    * muy a tiempo = in good time.
    * muy atrás = far behind.
    * muy atrasado = in the backwoods.
    * muy avanzado = well-developed, well-advanced.
    * muy beneficioso = high-payoff.
    * muy bien = nicely.
    * ¡muy bien! = the way to go!.
    * muy bien cuidado = well-kept.
    * muy bien pagado = highly paid.
    * muy bien + podría + Verbo = might + well + Verbo.
    * muy bien + puede + Verbo = may well + Verbo.
    * muy bien remunerado = highly paid.
    * muy bien tramado = carefully crafted.
    * muy bien urdido = carefully crafted.
    * muy caliente = piping hot, baking hot.
    * muy cambiado = much-changed, much-changed.
    * muy caro = high priced [high-priced].
    * muy cerca = close-by.
    * muy claramente = in no uncertain terms.
    * muy completo = populated.
    * muy concurrido = well-used [well used], well attended [well-attended].
    * muy condicionado = well-conditioned.
    * muy condimentado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy conseguido = slick, licked, well-crafted.
    * muy criticado = much-criticised [much-criticized, USA].
    * muy crítico = highly critical.
    * muy custodiado = heavily guarded.
    * muy de cerca = not far behind.
    * muy desarrollado = well-developed.
    * muy despacio = very slowly.
    * muy de tarde en tarde = once in a blue moon.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy difícil de traducir = defy + translation.
    * muy dispuesto a = all ready to.
    * muy divulgado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy documentado = well-informed.
    * muy duro = as hard as nails.
    * muy eficaz = powerful.
    * muy endeudado = heavily indebted.
    * muy escandaloso = highly visible.
    * muy especializado = highly specialised.
    * muy estimado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy estrecho = poky [pokier -comp., pokiest -sup.].
    * muy estructurado = highly-structured.
    * muy extendido = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy famoso = highly acclaimed, widely acclaimed, well-acclaimed.
    * muy frecuentado = heavily used.
    * muy frecuentemente = so often, most often than not.
    * muy frecuente y rápido = rapid-fire.
    * muy gastado = worn-out.
    * muy generalizado = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy grande = big time.
    * muy iluminado = brightly illuminated.
    * muy importante = critical, very importantly, big time.
    * muy informado = well-informed.
    * muy leído = widely-read.
    * muy lejano = far off.
    * muy lejos = far away, far off.
    * muy lejos de = a long way from, a long way removed from.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * muy lentamente = very slowly.
    * muy lluvioso = rain-soaked.
    * muy logrado = slickly produced.
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * muy mayor = over the hill.
    * muy moderno = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * muy motivado = highly-motivated.
    * muy necesario = much needed [much-needed], long overdue.
    * muy nervioso = in a state of agitation, highly-strung.
    * muy nervioso, histérico = high-strung.
    * muy notorio = highly visible.
    * muy parecido a = much like.
    * muy + Participio = badly + Participio.
    * muy + Participio Pasado = widely + Participio Pasado, extensively + Participio Pasado.
    * muy peculiar = highly distinctive.
    * muy pertinente para = central to.
    * muy poblado = heavily populated.
    * muy poco = minimally.
    * muy polémico = highly controversial.
    * muy popular = widely-read, highly popular.
    * muy por delante de = far ahead of.
    * muy por detrás = far behind.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * muy por encima de = far beyond.
    * muy por encima de todo = over and above all.
    * muy posiblemente = for all you know, for all we know.
    * muy practicado = much practised.
    * muy preciado = much prized, highly prized.
    * muy preciso = much needed [much-needed].
    * muy probablemente = most likely, most probably.
    * muy pronto = before long, pretty soon.
    * muy propio = highly distinctive.
    * muy provechoso = high-payoff.
    * muy pulido = licked, slick.
    * muy querido = much-loved.
    * muy rápidamente = like a house on fire, in short order.
    * muy rara vez = all too seldom, all too seldom, once in a blue moon.
    * muy recomendado = highly recommended.
    * muy reconocido = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy resistente = heavy-duty.
    * muy respetado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed, widely-respected.
    * muy sazonado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy similar a = much like.
    * muy sistemático = highly-structured.
    * muy solicitado = in great demand.
    * muy trabajado = well-crafted.
    * muy trabajador = committed.
    * muy unido = close-knit, tight-knit, closely knit, well-connected, tightly knit.
    * muy usado = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], high-use, well-used [well used], well-worn, well-worn, heavily used, much-used.
    * muy útil = highly valuable.
    * muy valioso = highly valuable, highly prized.
    * muy valorado = highly valued, highly appreciated.
    * muy venerado = long-revered.
    * muy venerado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy vigilado = heavily guarded.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * nombre muy conocido = household name, household word.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * poner un precio a Algo muy alto = overprice.
    * por muy + Adjetivo + be = Adjetivo + though + Nombre + be.
    * por muy difícil que parezca = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * por muy increíble que parezca = incredible though it may seem, incredibly, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy mentira que parezca = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, strangely enough, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy raro que parezca = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * puede muy bien ser = could well be.
    * puede muy bien ser que = it may well be that.
    * regla muy precisa = finely graduated scale.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * sangre muy diluida = thin blood.
    * sentido muy desarrollado de su propio territorio = territoriality.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
    * ser algo muy obvio = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy poco frecuente = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy raro = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy revelador = be a giveaway.
    * ser muy aconsejable que = be well advised to.
    * ser muy amigo de = be pally with.
    * ser muy antiguo = go back + a long way.
    * ser muy buena señal = bode + well.
    * ser muy conocido por = be well known for.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser muy difícil, no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * ser muy escaso = be at a premium.
    * ser muy gracioso = be a right laugh.
    * ser muy melindroso = be picky.
    * ser muy necesario = be long overdue.
    * ser muy particular = be picky.
    * ser muy poco probable = be remote.
    * ser muy popular = have + mass appeal.
    * ser muy probable = chances + be.
    * ser muy prometedor = promise + great possibilities, bode + well.
    * ser muy provechoso = pay off + handsomely.
    * ser muy quisquilloso = be picky.
    * ser muy rápido = be quick off + Posesivo + feet.
    * ser muy revelador = speak + volumes, be an eye-opener.
    * ser muy superior a los demás = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy superior a los otros = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy usado = be heavily used.
    * servir muy bien = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * tejido muy delicado = gossamer.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tenerse muy en cuenta por = carry + weight with.
    * tener un día muy largo = have + a long day.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * venir muy bien = fit + the bill.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * vigilar Algo muy de cerca = keep + a watchful eye.

    * * *
    1 very
    muy poca gente very few people
    soy muy consciente de mis limitaciones I'm very o acutely aware of my limitations
    es muy trabajador he's a very hard worker, he works very hard
    son muy amigos they're great friends
    está muy bien escrito it's extremely o very well written
    su carne es muy apreciada its meat is highly prized
    muy admirado much admired
    muy respetado highly respected
    muy bien, sigamos adelante OK o fine, let's go on
    muy bien, si eso es lo que tú quieres very well, if that's what you want
    estoy muy, pero muy disgustado I'm very, very upset
    es un gesto muy suyo it's a typical gesture of his
    ella es muy de criticar a los demás she's very fond of criticizing others
    por muy cansado que estés however o no matter how tired you are
    ¿sabes lo que hizo el muy sinvergüenza? do you know what he did, the swine?
    te ha quedado muy dulce it's rather o too sweet
    no me gusta sentarme muy adelante I don't like sitting too near the front/too far forward
    * * *

     

    muy adverbio
    a) very;


    son muy amigos they're great friends;
    muy admirado much admired;
    muy respetado highly respected;
    muy bien, sigamos adelante OK o fine, let's go on;
    por muy cansado que estés however o no matter how tired you are
    b) ( demasiado) too;

    quedó muy dulce it's rather o too sweet

    muy adverbio
    1 (modificando a un adjetivo o adverbio) very: muy pronto llegará, he will arrive very soon
    muy tierno, very tender
    2 (modificando al sustantivo) es muy española, she's a real Spaniard
    3 (demasiado) está muy caliente, it's too hot
    ' muy' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abertura
    - abisal
    - abominable
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - acalorada
    - acalorado
    - acaramelada
    - acaramelado
    - accidentada
    - accidentado
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - achacosa
    - achacoso
    - ácida
    - ácido
    - acto
    - actual
    - aferrada
    - aferrado
    - agitada
    - agitado
    - agradecida
    - agradecido
    - ahora
    - alentador
    - alentadora
    - amena
    - ameno
    - amiga
    - amigo
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - antojadiza
    - antojadizo
    - aparte
    - aperreada
    - aperreado
    - apretada
    - apretado
    - apurada
    - apurado
    - arraigada
    - arraigado
    - auspicio
    - avenida
    - avenido
    - baja
    - bajo
    English:
    abandon
    - abject
    - abominable
    - abrupt
    - abysmal
    - actual
    - afield
    - Afro
    - aggressive
    - agony
    - also
    - ambience
    - appealing
    - appreciative
    - arch
    - archaic
    - argument
    - article
    - articulate
    - aware
    - baby
    - bad
    - badly
    - baking
    - be
    - bear
    - beating
    - become
    - behind
    - big
    - blare
    - boiling
    - bolt
    - bookmobile
    - boom
    - boy
    - brilliant
    - burn
    - burning
    - businesslike
    - bustle
    - candid
    - capable
    - celebrity
    - chance
    - charmer
    - chart
    - chirpy
    - civil
    - clever
    * * *
    muy adv
    1. [en alto grado] very;
    muy bueno/cerca very good/near;
    estoy muy cansado I'm very tired;
    es muy hombre he's very manly, he's a real man;
    muy de mañana very early in the morning;
    ¡muy bien! [vale] OK!, all right!;
    [qué bien] very good!, well done!;
    eso es muy de ella that's just like her;
    eso es muy de los americanos that's typically American;
    ¡el muy fresco! the cheeky devil!;
    ¡la muy tonta! the silly idiot!;
    me gusta muy mucho I really, really like it;
    te cuidarás muy mucho de hacerlo just make absolutely sure you don't do it
    2. [demasiado] too;
    no cabe ahí, es muy grande it won't fit in there, it's too big;
    ahora ya es muy tarde it's too late now
    * * *
    adv
    1 very;
    muy valorado highly valued;
    Muy Señor mío Dear Sir
    2 ( demasiado) too
    * * *
    muy adv
    1) : very, quite
    es muy inteligente: she's very intelligent
    muy bien: very well, fine
    eso es muy americano: that's typically American
    2) : too
    es muy grande para él: it's too big for him
    * * *
    muy adv very
    muy bien (de acuerdo) OK / fine (para felicitar) very good / well done
    por muy... que however...

    Spanish-English dictionary > muy

  • 254 móvil3

    3 = mobile, movable, moveable, moving, roving.
    Ex. One of the most cited shortcomings of mobile advice centres, that their conspicuousness deters people from using them, does not seem to have been a problem.
    Ex. A mock-up is a representation of a device or process that usually has movable parts that can be manipulated.
    Ex. Furniture which traditionally has been conceived as 'fixed' or 'built in' is demountable and moveable.
    Ex. For one, the record is made by a moving beam of electrons rather than a moving pointer, for the reason that an electron beam can sweep across the picture very rapidly indeed.
    Ex. He conducted the morning sessions as if he were a roving talk show host.
    ----
    * antena de telefonía móvil = cellular antenna.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * blanco móvil = moving target.
    * casa móvil = mobile home.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * inmóvil = immobile.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * tipo móvil = moveable type.
    * tipos móviles = movable type.
    * unidad móvil = mobile unit.
    * zona para casas móviles = mobile home park, trailer park.

    Spanish-English dictionary > móvil3

  • 255 nervioso

    adj.
    nervous, edgy, jumpy, jittery.
    * * *
    1 (gen) nervous
    2 (excitable) excitable
    3 (intranquilo) nervous, uptight, edgy
    \
    poner nervioso,-a a alguien to get on somebody's nerves
    ponerse nervioso,-a (intranquilizarse) to get nervous 2 (impacientarse) to get all excited 3 (aturullarse) to get flustered
    * * *
    (f. - nerviosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Anat) nerve antes de s, nervous
    2) (=excitable)

    ser nervioso — to be highly strung, be nervous

    3) (=intranquilo)

    ¡no te pongas nervioso! — keep cool! *

    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    1) <persona/animal>
    a) [ser] ( excitable) nervous
    b) [estar] (preocupado, tenso) nervous
    c) [estar] ( agitado) agitated
    2) < trastorno> nervous
    * * *
    = nervous, in a tizz(y), nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], jumpy [jumpier -comp., jumpiest -sup.], on edge, fidgety, uptight, twitchy [twitchier -comp., twitchiest -sup.], stressed.
    Ex. Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.
    Ex. And finally, we have the art librarians in a tizzy because they think certain types of headings have been tampered with.
    Ex. The article ' Nervy Days for Office Suppliers' reviews the present state of affairs of office automation.
    Ex. This film adaptation is scrappily made and jumpy, and there is nothing here that evokes either the joy of the moment or the death of the soul.
    Ex. The combination of trade deficit, budget deficit, and threat of war has international investors completely on edge.
    Ex. Fidgety people are rarely well, they have generally `a headache,' or `spasms,' or `nerves,' or something of that sort.
    Ex. Many of the working-class mothers who take part could be described as uptight.
    Ex. The day before she wouldn't eat or speak and she was twitchy since she didn't know what the future would hold.
    Ex. Australia is 'in a different league' to most stressed world economies because of the stability of its banks and China's hunger for its exports.
    ----
    * depresión nerviosa = breakdown.
    * de un modo nervioso = nervously.
    * estar nervioso = be in a tizz(y), have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * gas nervioso = nerve agent, nerve gas.
    * la gente se está poniendo nerviosa = the natives are nervous.
    * muy nervioso = in a state of agitation, highly-strung, high-strung.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * poner nervioso = rattle.
    * ponerse nervioso = get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle, be in a tizz(y), get in(to) a tizz(y), have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * risa nerviosa = giggle.
    * risita nerviosa = giggle.
    * sistema nervioso = nervous system.
    * sistema nervioso periférico = peripheral nervous system.
    * sufrir una depresión nerviosa = have + a breakdown.
    * terminación nerviosa = nerve ending.
    * tic nervioso = tic.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    1) <persona/animal>
    a) [ser] ( excitable) nervous
    b) [estar] (preocupado, tenso) nervous
    c) [estar] ( agitado) agitated
    2) < trastorno> nervous
    * * *
    = nervous, in a tizz(y), nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], jumpy [jumpier -comp., jumpiest -sup.], on edge, fidgety, uptight, twitchy [twitchier -comp., twitchiest -sup.], stressed.

    Ex: Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.

    Ex: And finally, we have the art librarians in a tizzy because they think certain types of headings have been tampered with.
    Ex: The article ' Nervy Days for Office Suppliers' reviews the present state of affairs of office automation.
    Ex: This film adaptation is scrappily made and jumpy, and there is nothing here that evokes either the joy of the moment or the death of the soul.
    Ex: The combination of trade deficit, budget deficit, and threat of war has international investors completely on edge.
    Ex: Fidgety people are rarely well, they have generally `a headache,' or `spasms,' or `nerves,' or something of that sort.
    Ex: Many of the working-class mothers who take part could be described as uptight.
    Ex: The day before she wouldn't eat or speak and she was twitchy since she didn't know what the future would hold.
    Ex: Australia is 'in a different league' to most stressed world economies because of the stability of its banks and China's hunger for its exports.
    * depresión nerviosa = breakdown.
    * de un modo nervioso = nervously.
    * estar nervioso = be in a tizz(y), have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * gas nervioso = nerve agent, nerve gas.
    * la gente se está poniendo nerviosa = the natives are nervous.
    * muy nervioso = in a state of agitation, highly-strung, high-strung.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * poner nervioso = rattle.
    * ponerse nervioso = get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle, be in a tizz(y), get in(to) a tizz(y), have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * risa nerviosa = giggle.
    * risita nerviosa = giggle.
    * sistema nervioso = nervous system.
    * sistema nervioso periférico = peripheral nervous system.
    * sufrir una depresión nerviosa = have + a breakdown.
    * terminación nerviosa = nerve ending.
    * tic nervioso = tic.

    * * *
    A ‹persona/animal›
    1 [ SER] (excitable) nervous, high-strung ( AmE), highly strung ( BrE)
    2 [ ESTAR] (preocupado) nervous
    estoy muy nervioso por lo de los exámenes I'm very nervous o ( colloq) uptight about the exams
    3 [ ESTAR] (agitado) agitated
    todos estamos muy nerviosos we're all very agitated o ( colloq) worked up o ( colloq) het up
    estás muy nerviosa hoy ¿qué te ha pasado? you seem very agitated o on edge o ( colloq) jumpy today, what's up?
    ese ruido me tiene or me pone nerviosa that noise is getting on my nerves
    me pongo nervioso cada vez que la veo I get flustered every time I see her
    B ‹trastorno› nervous
    * * *

     

    nervioso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    1persona/animal
    a) [ser] ( excitable) nervous

    b) [estar] (preocupado, tenso) nervous;


    c) [estar] ( agitado) agitated;

    últimamente se le nota nervioso he's been on edge o (colloq) uptight lately;

    ese ruido me pone muy nerviosa that noise is getting on my nerves;
    me pongo nervioso cada vez que la veo I get flustered every time I see her
    2 trastorno nervous;
    célula nerve ( before n)
    nervioso,-a adjetivo
    1 nervous: la pregunta le puso nervioso, the question made him nervous
    ponerse nervioso, to get nervous/upset
    2 (inquieto, intranquilo) fidgety: es un niño muy nervioso, he's a very restless child
    ' nervioso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    agitada
    - agitado
    - agitarse
    - descomponer
    - descomponerse
    - desesperar
    - emocionarse
    - enervar
    - idea
    - impulso
    - nerviosa
    - toda
    - todo
    - ver
    - alborotado
    - poner
    -
    - sistema
    - tic
    English:
    crack up
    - edge
    - edgy
    - excite
    - fidgety
    - flap
    - fluster
    - fraught
    - gulp
    - highly-strung
    - jitters
    - jittery
    - jumpy
    - keyed up
    - knickers
    - lather
    - nerve gas
    - nervous
    - nervous system
    - panicky
    - rattle
    - state
    - twitchy
    - unnerve
    - uptight
    - work up
    - agitated
    - butter
    - cool
    - dither
    - high
    - hype
    - nerve
    - system
    - unnerving
    - up
    * * *
    nervioso, -a adj
    1. [sistema, enfermedad] nervous;
    centro/tejido nervioso nerve centre/tissue
    2. [inquieto, agitado] nervous;
    está muy nervioso he's very nervous;
    está muy nervioso por la operación de su padre he's very anxious about his father's operation;
    quise hablar con ella pero me puse muy nervioso I wanted to talk to her but I got all nervous;
    todavía no me han dicho el resultado y me estoy poniendo nervioso they still haven't told me the result and I'm getting nervous o a bit jumpy;
    ese ruidito me está poniendo nervioso that noise is getting on my nerves
    3. [muy activo] Br highly strung, US high-strung;
    es muy nervioso he's very Br highly strung o US high-strung
    * * *
    adj nervous;
    ponerse nervioso get nervous; ( agitado) get agitated;
    poner a alguien nervioso get on s.o.’s nerves
    * * *
    nervioso, -sa adj
    1) : nervous, nerve
    sistema nervioso: nervous system
    2) : high-strung, restless, anxious
    ponerse nervioso: to get nervous
    3) : vigorous, energetic
    * * *
    nervioso adj nervous

    Spanish-English dictionary > nervioso

  • 256 nimio

    adj.
    insignificant, minute, trivial, petty.
    * * *
    1 insignificant, trivial
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=insignificante) insignificant, trivial
    2) [persona] (=minucioso) meticulous; pey fussy (about details); (=prolijo) long-winded
    3) (=excesivo) excessive (en in)
    * * *
    - mia adjetivo trivial, petty
    * * *
    = fussy [fussier -comp., fussiest -sup.], trivial, inconsiderable, nugatory, menial, trifling.
    Ex. Some considered the rules over-complicated and fussy, whereas others were of the opinion that more detail was required.
    Ex. A further problem is the fact that place names may appear in a trivial context.
    Ex. A few minutes spent with the corrections and additions to the Dictionary of National Biography will reveal that although some changes seem very small and inconsiderable, others have major repercussions.
    Ex. Without intellectual curiosity this approach is liable to result in the sterile application of standardised methods and produce nugatory results.
    Ex. The librarians too often fall prey to laziness by refusing to perform less academic and more menial tasks = Con demasiada frecuencia los bibliotecas son víctimas de la pereza negándose a realizar tareas más insignificantes y menos académicas.
    Ex. But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.
    * * *
    - mia adjetivo trivial, petty
    * * *
    = fussy [fussier -comp., fussiest -sup.], trivial, inconsiderable, nugatory, menial, trifling.

    Ex: Some considered the rules over-complicated and fussy, whereas others were of the opinion that more detail was required.

    Ex: A further problem is the fact that place names may appear in a trivial context.
    Ex: A few minutes spent with the corrections and additions to the Dictionary of National Biography will reveal that although some changes seem very small and inconsiderable, others have major repercussions.
    Ex: Without intellectual curiosity this approach is liable to result in the sterile application of standardised methods and produce nugatory results.
    Ex: The librarians too often fall prey to laziness by refusing to perform less academic and more menial tasks = Con demasiada frecuencia los bibliotecas son víctimas de la pereza negándose a realizar tareas más insignificantes y menos académicas.
    Ex: But to employ a professional librarian on a case where the intellectual content is trifling and the clerical labour massive is as unreasonable as to call in a detective to trace a pair of mislaid spectacles = Aunque contratar a un bibliotecario para un trabajo donde el contenido intelectual es insignificante y el trabajo administrativo enorme es tan poco razonable como llamar a un detective para buscar unas gafas extraviadas.

    * * *
    trivial, petty
    * * *

    nimio
    ◊ - mia adjetivo

    trivial, petty

    ' nimio' also found in these entries:
    English:
    insignificant
    - petty
    - trivial
    * * *
    nimio, -a adj
    insignificant, trivial
    * * *
    adj trivial
    * * *
    nimio, - mia adj
    insignificante: insignificant, trivial

    Spanish-English dictionary > nimio

  • 257 no

    adv.
    1 not.
    no sé I don't know
    no es fácil it's not easy, it isn't easy
    no tiene dinero he has no money, he hasn't got any money
    no veo nada I can't see anything
    todavía no not yet
    ¿has oído las noticias? — no have you heard the news? — no o no, I haven't
    ¿aprobó? — no did she pass? — no o no, she didn't
    ¿comen juntos? -- no siempre do they go for lunch together? -- not always
    no fumadores non-smokers
    2 no, not.
    intj.
    no, nah, no way, nay.
    m.
    no.
    * * *
    NO
    1 ( nordoeste) northwest; (símbolo) NW
    * * *
    adv.
    1) no, not
    2) non
    * * *
    ABR
    = noroeste NW
    * * *
    (= noroeste) NW
    * * *
    = by no means, NOT, nay, no, not.
    Nota: Negación usada con verbos; para los nombres, véase no.
    Ex. However, UDC is by no means always applied to this degree of detail in libraries.
    Ex. The Boolean logic operator NOT excludes records containing a particular word.
    Ex. Said another timidly, nay, sheepishly: 'You can see we need help, can't you Mr. Bibeau?'.
    Ex. In either case, the patient keys in the responses, which may be as simple as 'yes' or 'no'.
    Ex. The Boolean logic operator not excludes records containing a particular word.
    ----
    * alfabeto no romano = non-Roman alphabet.
    * aún no nacido = unborn.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * base de datos no bibliográfica = non-bibliographic database.
    * catalogación no automatizada = non-computerised cataloguing.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * ¿de dónde si no...? = where else...?.
    * ¡Dios no lo quiera! = God forbid.
    * documento recuperado no pertinente = false drop.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees.
    * el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * esto no quiere decir que = this is not to say that.
    * evaluación no intrusiva = unobtrusive evaluation.
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * lo creas o no = believe it or not.
    * material no devuelto = non-return.
    * material no impreso = non-print [nonprint], non-print media.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * ¿no? = do you?, do you?.
    * no {predisponer} en contra = stay on + the right side of.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * no abrasivo = non-abrasive.
    * no aburrir a Alguien con todos los detalles = spare + Nombe + all the details.
    * no académico = non-academic.
    * no acentuado = unaccented.
    * no aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptarse = go by + the board.
    * no aceptar un no por respuesta = not take + no for an answer.
    * no acercarse a = steer + clear of, stay away from, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * no acercarse a Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no ácido = acid-free.
    * no acostumbrado a = unfamiliar with.
    * no actual = non-current.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * no actuar como se debe = be remiss.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * no acudir = stay away.
    * no acuoso = non-aqueous.
    * no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
    * no adosado = detached.
    * no afectado = unaffected.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no afiliado = unaffiliated.
    * no afín = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no agobiarse = take + Posesivo + time.
    * no agravante = non-exacerbating.
    * no agrupado = unclustered.
    * no aguantar más = have had enough.
    * no aguantar ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no alcanzar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no alergénico = non-allergenic.
    * no alfabetizado = non-literate.
    * no amante de la literatura = non-literary.
    * no americano = non-US, un-American.
    * no amortizable = irredeemable.
    * no analizado = unexamined.
    * no anclado = unanchored.
    * no andar con reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar con tapujos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no andarse con rodeos = call + a spade a spade.
    * no antes de = no sooner than.
    * no añorar el pasado = never + look back.
    * no aparecer = be not included.
    * no apartarse del buen camino = keep on + the right track.
    * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit].
    * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential, fall (far) behind + potential.
    * no apto para menores = X-rated.
    * no arrepentirse = not look back, never + look back.
    * no arriesgarse = play it + safe.
    * no asignado = unallocated, unassigned.
    * no asistencia = non-attendance.
    * no asistente = non-attender [nonattender].
    * no asistir = stay away.
    * no atendido = unsatisfied.
    * no atreverse a = flinch at/from, have + no stomach for.
    * no atreverse a tratar = fear to + tread.
    * no auténtico = unauthentic.
    * no autorizado = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unapproved.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * no bajarse del burro = stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * no bastar = not be good enough.
    * no bibliográfico = non-book [nonbook], non-bibliographic, non-bibliographical.
    * no bibliotecario = non-librarian.
    * no británico = non-UK.
    * no buscarle las pulgas al perro = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no cabe ni un alfiler = no room to swing a cat.
    * no caber en sí de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * no canjeable = irredeemable.
    * no cantante = nonsinger.
    * no cantes victoria antes de tiempo = don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
    * no captar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
    * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
    * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * no centrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no científico = unscientific.
    * no cobrado = uncollected.
    * no codificado = non-coded.
    * no coercitivo = non-coercive.
    * no coger Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no coger por sorpresa = come as + no surprise.
    * no coincidente = ill matched.
    * no colar = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no comentado = unannotated.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * no compatible = non-compatible.
    * no compensatorio = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * no comprender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no comprobado = untested.
    * no comprometido = uncommitted.
    * no concebirse desde ningún punto de vista = be impossible under any hypothesis.
    * no concentrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no concentrar el esfuerzo = spread + Nombre + thinly.
    * no concordar con = be at odds with.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conductual = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no confirmado = unsubstantiated.
    * no conformarse con un no = not take + no for an answer.
    * no conmovedor = unmoving.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * no considerarse parte de = hold + Reflexivo + apart from.
    * no consumible = nonconsumptive.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * no contagioso = non-contagious.
    * no contaminado = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * no contar = be out of the picture.
    * no contar con = leave + Nombre + out of the picture, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * no contencioso = non-contentious.
    * no convencional = non-conventional.
    * no convexo = nonconvex [non-convex].
    * no corregido = uncorrected.
    * no correlativo = non-consecutive.
    * no correr prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no corroborado = unsubstantiated.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no creerse Algo del todo = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no crítico = non-critical.
    * no cualificado = unskilled.
    * no cuestionarse la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspend + disbelief.
    * no cumplido = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no cumplir = fall + short of, welsh on.
    * no cumplir con el plazo de publicación = miss + publication deadline.
    * no cumplir con + Posesivo + deber = be remiss.
    * no cumplir las expectativas = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo esperado = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo prometido = fall + short of + Posesivo + promise.
    * no cumplir una norma = fall (far) short of + norm.
    * no cumplir un objetivo = fall + short of goal.
    * no cumplir unos criterios = fall (far) short of + criteria.
    * no cumplir unos requisitos = fall + short of requirements.
    * no cursar una asignatura = skip + grades.
    * no dar crédito a = disbelief.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + oídos = not believe + Posesivo + ears.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + ojos = not believe + Posesivo + eyes.
    * no dar fruto = come to + nothing.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no dar más de sí = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch.
    * no dar ningún resultado = give + zero results, be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no darse cuenta de = sneak under + the radar, go + unnoticed.
    * no darse de cuenta de = be blind to.
    * no darse por vencido fácilmente = not take + no for an answer.
    * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals.
    * no debemos + Infinitivo = let us not + Infinitivo.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no + deber + sorprender que = it + be + not surprising that.
    * no debes juzgar un libro por el color de sus pastas = don't judge a book by its cover, don't judge a book by its cover.
    * no debidamente reconocido = unsung.
    * no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no decir nada nuevo = much ado about nothing.
    * no decir palabrotas = watch + Posesivo + mouth.
    * no de comportamiento = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no de conducta = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no decreciente = non-decreasing.
    * no dedicado a la investigación = non-research.
    * no definido = unstated.
    * no definirse = sit on + the fence.
    * no dejar a nadie fuera = inclusivity.
    * no dejar de enviar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar de mandar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar duda = leave + little doubt.
    * no dejar entrar = turn + Nombre + away, keep out.
    * no dejar ninguna duda = leave + no doubt.
    * no dejar ni un cabo suelto = tie up + all the loose ends.
    * no dejar pasar = keep out.
    * no dejar pasar la oportunidad = ride + the wave.
    * no dejar títere con cabeza = turn + everything upside down.
    * no deliberado = unintentional.
    * no del todo maduro = underripe.
    * no democrático = undemocratic.
    * no desanimarse = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no descansar en + Posesivo + tumba = spin + in + Posesivo + grave.
    * no descriptor = non-descriptor.
    * no deseado = unwanted, undesired, uninvited.
    * no desfallecer = keep up.
    * no desgastarse fácilmente = wear + well.
    * no desglosable = unbreakable.
    * no desmerecer = compare + favourably.
    * no destructivo = non-destructive.
    * no desvelar + Posesivo + identidad = protect + Posesivo + identity.
    * no determinista = nondeterministic [non-deterministic].
    * no devolverse = be non-refundable.
    * no diferenciador = nondistinctive.
    * no diferenciarse de = be nothing short of.
    * no digno de confianza = untrustworthy.
    * no discapacitado = able-bodied.
    * no disciplinario = impunitive.
    * no discriminatorio con respecto al sexo = gender neutral.
    * no disponible = not applicable [N/A].
    * no disponible para el préstamo = not-loanable.
    * no dispuesto = unprepared.
    * no distinguir entre... y... = make + little distinction between... and....
    * no distintivo = nondistinctive.
    * no distribuido = undelivered, undelivered.
    * no docente = non-teaching.
    * no económico = non-economic [noneconomic].
    * no educativo = non-teaching, non-educational.
    * no efímero = non-volatile [nonvolatile].
    * no eléctrico = nonelectrical [non-electrical].
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no encontrar ni el pie ni la cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no en inglés = non-English.
    * no entender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no entender Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no entender lo esencial = miss + the point.
    * no entender ni una papa de = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no entendido por la materia = outsider.
    * no entregado = undelivered.
    * no envío = non-shipment.
    * no epiléptico = non-epileptic.
    * no es asombroso que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no escatimar = unstinting.
    * no escatimar dinero = lavish + money.
    * no escatimar gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no escrito = unwritten.
    * no es de extrañar que = no wonder that, small wonder that.
    * no es de sorprender que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no esencial = non-essential [nonessential].
    * no es lo mismo en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * no especialista = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no especializado = broader-based.
    * no especificar = leave + undefined.
    * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on).
    * no esta disponible = be down.
    * no estándar = non-standard [nonstandard].
    * no estar + Adjetivo + en absoluto = be far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar a la altura de las expectativas = fall below + expectations.
    * no estar a la altura de lo que se espera = fall below + expectations, be below par, be under par.
    * no estar al tanto de = be out of touch with.
    * no estar bien equilibrado = skew.
    * no estar contento = be unhappy.
    * no estar convencido = be dubious.
    * no estar coordinado con = be out of step with.
    * no estar de acuerdo = be at variance, disagree, beg to differ.
    * no estar de acuerdo (con) = disapprove (of).
    * no estar de acuerdo con la idea de = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * no estar de suerte = be out of luck.
    * no estar deteriorado = unimpaired.
    * no estar disponible = be unavailable.
    * no estar dispuesto a = be unwilling to, be negatively disposed to.
    * no estar documentado = be undocumented.
    * no estar en condiciones de = be unfit for.
    * no estar en el mejor momento de Uno = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en funcionamiento = be down.
    * no estar en plenitud de facultades = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en + Posesivo + cabales = insane.
    * no estar en sintonía con = be out of step with.
    * no estar expuesto al público = be out of the public eye.
    * no estar familiarizado con = be unfamiliar with.
    * no estar finalizado (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + completeness.
    * no estar incluido = be not included.
    * no estar muy católico = feel + bad.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nunca satisfecho = enough + be + not/never + enough.
    * no estar presente en = be absent (from).
    * no estar relacionado con = be unrelated to.
    * no estar seguro = be uncertain.
    * no estar seguro de = be unsure about/of.
    * no estar utilizable = be down.
    * no es una ciencia exacta = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no es un misterio = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no exacerbado = non-exacerbating.
    * no examinado = unexamined.
    * no exclusivo = non-exclusive.
    * no excluyente = inclusive, socially-inclusive.
    * no existe = not applicable [N/A].
    * no existir = be out of the picture.
    * no existir como tal = there + be + no such thing as, there + be + no such thing as.
    * no existir límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no existir muchos indicios de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no existir ningún indicio de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no experto = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no explorado = unexplored.
    * no explosivo = non-explosive.
    * no expresado = unspoken, unstated.
    * no expuesto a la luz = unexposed.
    * no falla = reliable.
    * no faltar el respeto = be civil towards.
    * no familiarizado con = unfamiliar with.
    * no ferroso = non-ferrous [nonferrous].
    * no fibroso = non-fibrous.
    * no figurar = be not included.
    * no fijado = non-net.
    * no fructificar = come to + nothing.
    * no fumador = non-smoker, non-smoking.
    * no funcionar = be out of order.
    * no funcionario = untenured, non-tenured.
    * no + Futuro = won't [will not].
    * no ganado = unearned.
    * no guardar relación con = be incommensurate with.
    * no gubernamental = non-government, non-governmental [nongovernmental].
    * no gustar = have + a dislike for, dislike, be uncomfortable + Gerundio, be uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable + Gerundio.
    * no haber = be unavailable.
    * no haber consecuencias = nothing + come of.
    * no + haber + dos + Nombre que = no two + Nombre.
    * no haber duda de que = there + be + no doubt that.
    * no haber duda (que) = there + be + no question (that).
    * no haber forma de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber indicios de que = there + be + no indication that.
    * no haber límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no haber llegado todavía = be yet to come.
    * no haber manera de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no haber muchas señales de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description.
    * no haber pero que valer = not take + no for an answer.
    * no haber prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no haber señal de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no habiendo = in the absence of.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no hace mucho = in the recent past.
    * no hace mucho tiempo = not so long ago.
    * no hacer Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no hacer Algo por cobardía = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer Algo por miedo = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer caso = brush aside.
    * no hacer caso a = turn + Posesivo + back on.
    * no hacer caso de = slight.
    * no hacer los deberes = be asleep at the wheel.
    * no hacer más que = do + no more than.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hacer ninguna gracia = not take + kindly to.
    * no hacer ningún cambio = stand + pat.
    * no hacer otra cosa que = do + nothing but.
    * no hacer sino = do + no more than.
    * no hay = there ain't [there aren't/isn't].
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no hay duda de que = undoubtedly.
    * no hay escapatoria = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay forma de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay límite(s) = the sky is the limit.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise, to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay manera de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay más remedio = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no hay + Nombre + que sean = no + Nombre + be.
    * no higroscópico = non-hygroscopic.
    * no hindú = non-Hindu.
    * no homosexual = straight man.
    * no humano = non-human [nonhuman].
    * no hurgar en la herida = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no idéntico = non-identical.
    * no identificado = unnamed.
    * no idoneidad = unsuitability.
    * no impacientarse con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * no importa = never mind, regardless of, whatever.
    * no importa + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que seaAdjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * no importa cómo = no matter how.
    * no importa lo + Adjetivo + que + Subjuntivo = no matter how + Adjetivo.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * No importa lo que se conoce, sino a quién se conoce = It's not what you know, but who you know.
    * no importa qué = whatever.
    * no importar = be all right with + Persona, make + no difference, cope with.
    * no importar Algo a Alguien = think + little of.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * no importar + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no importar lo que + pensar de = whatever + Pronombre + make of.
    * no importar nada = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no importa si... o = no matter whether... or.
    * no impreso = unprinted.
    * no incluido = unlisted.
    * no incluye = exclusive of.
    * no indicado = unstated.
    * no + Indicativo = fail to + Infinitivo.
    * no + Infinitivo = failure to + Infinitivo.
    * no infringir las leyes = stay on + the right side of the law, keep on + the right side of the law.
    * no ingresado = unearned.
    * no inmiscuirse en = remain + uninvolved in, stay away from.
    * no inmutarse = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash, keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * no inscripción = non-registration.
    * no intencional = non-intentional.
    * no interactivo = non-interactive.
    * no interesar = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no intervencionista = hands-off, isolationist.
    * no intrusivo = nonobtrusive.
    * no invasivo = noninvasive [non-invasive].
    * no invitado = uninvited.
    * no invitados, los = uninvited, the.
    * no involucrado = uninvolved.
    * no jerárquico = non-hierarchical.
    * no lector = non-reader [nonreader].
    * no letal = non-lethal.
    * no levantarse hasta tarde = have + a lie-in.
    * no librario = non-book [nonbook].
    * no lineal = nonlinear [non-linear].
    * no linealidad = nonlinearity [no-linearity].
    * no listo = unready.
    * no literario = unliterary, non-literary.
    * no llegar a = stop + short of, fall + short of.
    * no llegar a entender = miss + the mark, miss + the point.
    * no llegar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no llegar a un ideal = fall + short of ideal.
    * no llevar a ninguna parte = achieve + nothing, go + nowhere.
    * no llevar a ningún fin = beat + a dead horse, flog + a dead horse, fart + in the wind.
    * no llevar a ningún sitio = go + nowhere.
    * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough.
    * no lo dudes = take it from me.
    * no lucrativo = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * no manifiesto = undeclared.
    * no MARC = non-MARC.
    * no más que = in any more than.
    * no materializarse = fall through.
    * Nombre + no tardará mucho en = it won't be long before + Nombre.
    * Nombre + no tardó mucho en = it wasn't long before + Nombre.
    * no médico = non-clinical.
    * no merecer la pena = be no good.
    * no merecerse Algo = be unworthy of.
    * no meterse en líos = keep out of + trouble.
    * no meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no miembro = non-member [nonmember].
    * no militar = nonmilitary.
    * no monográfico = non-monographic.
    * no morderse la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no moverse = stay + put.
    * no mucho después = not long after.
    * no musical = non-musical.
    * no muy acertado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy apropiado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no muy listos, los = none-too-bright, the.
    * no nacido = unborn.
    * no necesitar mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * no nombrado = unnamed.
    * no nórdico = non-Nordic.
    * no obstaculizar = be out of the way of.
    * no obstante = albeit (that), however, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet, notwithstanding, none the less, though, that being said, all this said, when all is said and done.
    * no occidental = non-Western.
    * no ocultar las preferencias de Uno sobre Algo = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no oficial = non-government.
    * no olvidar = bear in + mind, be aware of.
    * no ordenado = unsorted.
    * no orgánico = non-organic.
    * no parar mucho en un sitio = live out of + a suitcase.
    * no parecer que = there + be + no sign of, there + be + little sign of.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no parecerse ni por asomo = different as night and day.
    * no parecer Uno Mismo = be out of character.
    * no participar = be out of the picture.
    * no participar en = be uninvolved in, remain + uninvolved in.
    * no partidista = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * no pasar mucho tiempo antes de que + Subjuntivo = be not long before + Indicativo.
    * no patentado = non-proprietary.
    * no pegar ni con cola = stick out like + a sore thumb.
    * no pensar en otra cosa que = be wrapped up in.
    * no pensar más en Algo = dismiss from + Posesivo + mind.
    * no pensar más que en = be wrapped up in.
    * no percatarse de = be blind to.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no perder de vista = keep + an eye on, keep + a beady eye on, keep in + sight.
    * no perder el ánimo = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no perder el control = stay on top of, stay on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * no perder el trabajo = stay in + work.
    * no perder la cabeza = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perder la calma = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perderse = keep on + the right track.
    * no perderse en/por = find + Posesivo + way round/through.
    * no perderse mucho, no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perfumado = non-scented.
    * no periódico = non-periodical.
    * no permitir = disallow.
    * no pertenecer a = have + no place in.
    * no perteneciente a la Comunidad Europea = non-EC.
    * no perteneciente al juzgado = out-of-court.
    * no pestañear = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash.
    * no pillar Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no pillar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no planificado = unplanned.
    * no poder = be unable to, cannot, can't [cannot].
    * no poder aguantar a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder conciliar el sueño = have + trouble sleeping, have + trouble sleeping.
    * no poder darse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder dejar de mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no poder dormir = sleeplessness.
    * no poder estarse quieto = have + the fidgets, fidget.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder hacer más que = do + little more than.
    * no poder permitirse = ill afford.
    * no poder permitirse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder quitarse Algo de la cabeza = can't get it out of my mind.
    * no poderse buscar = be unsearchable.
    * no poderse negar que = there + be + no denying that.
    * no poder sino + Infinitivo = cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder ver a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no polémico = non-controversial [noncontroversial], non-contentious.
    * no poner en duda = be unquestioned.
    * ¡No, por lo que más quieras! = Not on your life!.
    * no precipitarse = keep + a cool head, play it + cool.
    * no predisponer a Alguien en contra = keep on + the right side of.
    * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies.
    * no preocuparse que = rest + assured that.
    * no preparado = uninformed, unready, unprepared.
    * no presentado a examen = absent from exam.
    * no prestar atención = disregard, overlook, close + the door on, go + unheeded, fly in + the face of.
    * no prestar atención al hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * no prestar la suficiente atención = give + short shrift.
    * no pretender ser = make + no claim to.
    * no probado = untested.
    * no procesado = unprocessed.
    * no profesional = non-professional [nonprofessional].
    * no programador = non-programmer.
    * no prolongado = unsustained.
    * no pronunciado = undelivered.
    * no prosperar = fall by + the wayside.
    * no provocado = unprovoked.
    * no publicado = unpublished.
    * no público = non-public.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * no puedo aguantarlo = can't take it.
    * no puedo comprender = I can't get over.
    * no puedo entender cómo = can't get over how.
    * no quebrar = stay in + business.
    * no quedarse ahí = there + be + more to it than that.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con Algo = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no racial = colour-blind.
    * no racista = race-neutral.
    * no realizado = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no recargado = uncluttered.
    * no reciclable = non-recyclable.
    * no recogido = uncollected.
    * no recompensado = unrewarded.
    * no reconocido = unacknowledged, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * no recopilado = uncollected.
    * no redimido = unredeemed.
    * no reembolsable = non-repayable, non-refundable.
    * no registrado = unlisted, unaffiliated.
    * no reglamentado = unregulated.
    * no regulado = unregulated.
    * no relacionado = unrelated, nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relacionados entre sí = unrelated.
    * no relativo = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relevante = non-relevant.
    * no remunerado = unpaid, unsalaried, non-paying, unremunerated, non-remunerated.
    * no renovable = non-renewable.
    * no renovado = unrenewed.
    * no rentable = uneconomic, unprofitable.
    * no reparar en gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no repartido = undelivered.
    * no representativo = unrepresentative.
    * no restrictivo = non-restrictive.
    * no restringido = non-restrictive, unconfined.
    * no resuelto = unresolved.
    * no resultar fácil = not be easy.
    * no retirado = uncollected.
    * * *
    (= noroeste) NW
    * * *
    no {predisponer} en contra
    (v.) = stay on + the right side of

    Ex: Many of the stories told about fairies seem to be cautionary tales, showing that they can be very helpful, as long as you stay on the right side of them.

    = by no means, NOT, nay, no, not.
    Nota: Negación usada con verbos; para los nombres, véase no.

    Ex: However, UDC is by no means always applied to this degree of detail in libraries.

    Ex: The Boolean logic operator NOT excludes records containing a particular word.
    Ex: Said another timidly, nay, sheepishly: 'You can see we need help, can't you Mr. Bibeau?'.
    Ex: In either case, the patient keys in the responses, which may be as simple as 'yes' or 'no'.
    Ex: The Boolean logic operator not excludes records containing a particular word.
    * alfabeto no romano = non-Roman alphabet.
    * aún no nacido = unborn.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * base de datos no bibliográfica = non-bibliographic database.
    * catalogación no automatizada = non-computerised cataloguing.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * ¿de dónde si no...? = where else...?.
    * ¡Dios no lo quiera! = God forbid.
    * documento recuperado no pertinente = false drop.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees.
    * el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * esto no quiere decir que = this is not to say that.
    * evaluación no intrusiva = unobtrusive evaluation.
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * lo creas o no = believe it or not.
    * material no devuelto = non-return.
    * material no impreso = non-print [nonprint], non-print media.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * ¿no? = do you?, do you?.
    * no {predisponer} en contra = stay on + the right side of.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * no abrasivo = non-abrasive.
    * no aburrir a Alguien con todos los detalles = spare + Nombe + all the details.
    * no académico = non-academic.
    * no acentuado = unaccented.
    * no aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptarse = go by + the board.
    * no aceptar un no por respuesta = not take + no for an answer.
    * no acercarse a = steer + clear of, stay away from, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * no acercarse a Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no ácido = acid-free.
    * no acostumbrado a = unfamiliar with.
    * no actual = non-current.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * no actuar como se debe = be remiss.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * no acudir = stay away.
    * no acuoso = non-aqueous.
    * no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
    * no adosado = detached.
    * no afectado = unaffected.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no afiliado = unaffiliated.
    * no afín = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no agobiarse = take + Posesivo + time.
    * no agravante = non-exacerbating.
    * no agrupado = unclustered.
    * no aguantar más = have had enough.
    * no aguantar ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no alcanzar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no alergénico = non-allergenic.
    * no alfabetizado = non-literate.
    * no amante de la literatura = non-literary.
    * no americano = non-US, un-American.
    * no amortizable = irredeemable.
    * no analizado = unexamined.
    * no anclado = unanchored.
    * no andar con reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar con tapujos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no andar en nada bueno = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no andarse con rodeos = call + a spade a spade.
    * no antes de = no sooner than.
    * no añorar el pasado = never + look back.
    * no aparecer = be not included.
    * no apartarse del buen camino = keep on + the right track.
    * no aprovechar Algo lo suficiente = under-exploit [underexploit].
    * no aprovechar el potencial = fall (far) short of + potential, fall (far) behind + potential.
    * no apto para menores = X-rated.
    * no arrepentirse = not look back, never + look back.
    * no arriesgarse = play it + safe.
    * no asignado = unallocated, unassigned.
    * no asistencia = non-attendance.
    * no asistente = non-attender [nonattender].
    * no asistir = stay away.
    * no atendido = unsatisfied.
    * no atreverse a = flinch at/from, have + no stomach for.
    * no atreverse a tratar = fear to + tread.
    * no auténtico = unauthentic.
    * no autorizado = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unapproved.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * no bajarse del burro = stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * no bastar = not be good enough.
    * no bibliográfico = non-book [nonbook], non-bibliographic, non-bibliographical.
    * no bibliotecario = non-librarian.
    * no británico = non-UK.
    * no buscarle las pulgas al perro = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no cabe ni un alfiler = no room to swing a cat.
    * no caber en sí de alegría = thrill + Nombre + to bits, be chuffed to bits, be tickled pink.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * no canjeable = irredeemable.
    * no cantante = nonsinger.
    * no cantes victoria antes de tiempo = don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
    * no captar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no ceder = stand + Posesivo + ground, put + Posesivo + foot down.
    * no ceder a las presiones = withstand + pressure.
    * no ceder terreno = stand + Posesivo + ground.
    * no centrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no científico = unscientific.
    * no cobrado = uncollected.
    * no codificado = non-coded.
    * no coercitivo = non-coercive.
    * no coger Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no coger por sorpresa = come as + no surprise.
    * no coincidente = ill matched.
    * no colar = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no comentado = unannotated.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * no compatible = non-compatible.
    * no compensatorio = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * no comprender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no comprobado = untested.
    * no comprometido = uncommitted.
    * no concebirse desde ningún punto de vista = be impossible under any hypothesis.
    * no concentrado = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * no concentrar el esfuerzo = spread + Nombre + thinly.
    * no concordar con = be at odds with.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * no conductual = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no confirmado = unsubstantiated.
    * no conformarse con un no = not take + no for an answer.
    * no conmovedor = unmoving.
    * no conocer a Alguien de nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conocer a Alguien para nada = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * no considerarse parte de = hold + Reflexivo + apart from.
    * no consumible = nonconsumptive.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * no contagioso = non-contagious.
    * no contaminado = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * no contar = be out of the picture.
    * no contar con = leave + Nombre + out of the picture, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * no contencioso = non-contentious.
    * no convencional = non-conventional.
    * no convexo = nonconvex [non-convex].
    * no corregido = uncorrected.
    * no correlativo = non-consecutive.
    * no correr prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no corroborado = unsubstantiated.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no creerse Algo del todo = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no crítico = non-critical.
    * no cualificado = unskilled.
    * no cuestionarse la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspend + disbelief.
    * no cumplido = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no cumplir = fall + short of, welsh on.
    * no cumplir con el plazo de publicación = miss + publication deadline.
    * no cumplir con + Posesivo + deber = be remiss.
    * no cumplir las expectativas = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo esperado = fall + short of expectations.
    * no cumplir lo prometido = fall + short of + Posesivo + promise.
    * no cumplir una norma = fall (far) short of + norm.
    * no cumplir un objetivo = fall + short of goal.
    * no cumplir unos criterios = fall (far) short of + criteria.
    * no cumplir unos requisitos = fall + short of requirements.
    * no cursar una asignatura = skip + grades.
    * no dar crédito a = disbelief.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + oídos = not believe + Posesivo + ears.
    * no dar crédito a + Posesivo + ojos = not believe + Posesivo + eyes.
    * no dar fruto = come to + nothing.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no dar más de sí = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch.
    * no dar ningún resultado = give + zero results, be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * no darse cuenta de = sneak under + the radar, go + unnoticed.
    * no darse de cuenta de = be blind to.
    * no darse por vencido fácilmente = not take + no for an answer.
    * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals.
    * no debemos + Infinitivo = let us not + Infinitivo.
    * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues.
    * no + deber + sorprender que = it + be + not surprising that.
    * no debes juzgar un libro por el color de sus pastas = don't judge a book by its cover, don't judge a book by its cover.
    * no debidamente reconocido = unsung.
    * no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no decir nada nuevo = much ado about nothing.
    * no decir palabrotas = watch + Posesivo + mouth.
    * no de comportamiento = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no de conducta = nonbehavioural [nonbehavioral, -USA].
    * no decreciente = non-decreasing.
    * no dedicado a la investigación = non-research.
    * no definido = unstated.
    * no definirse = sit on + the fence.
    * no dejar a nadie fuera = inclusivity.
    * no dejar de enviar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar de mandar + Nombre = keep + Nombre + coming.
    * no dejar duda = leave + little doubt.
    * no dejar entrar = turn + Nombre + away, keep out.
    * no dejar ninguna duda = leave + no doubt.
    * no dejar ni un cabo suelto = tie up + all the loose ends.
    * no dejar pasar = keep out.
    * no dejar pasar la oportunidad = ride + the wave.
    * no dejar títere con cabeza = turn + everything upside down.
    * no deliberado = unintentional.
    * no del todo maduro = underripe.
    * no democrático = undemocratic.
    * no desanimarse = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no descansar en + Posesivo + tumba = spin + in + Posesivo + grave.
    * no descriptor = non-descriptor.
    * no deseado = unwanted, undesired, uninvited.
    * no desfallecer = keep up.
    * no desgastarse fácilmente = wear + well.
    * no desglosable = unbreakable.
    * no desmerecer = compare + favourably.
    * no destructivo = non-destructive.
    * no desvelar + Posesivo + identidad = protect + Posesivo + identity.
    * no determinista = nondeterministic [non-deterministic].
    * no devolverse = be non-refundable.
    * no diferenciador = nondistinctive.
    * no diferenciarse de = be nothing short of.
    * no digno de confianza = untrustworthy.
    * no discapacitado = able-bodied.
    * no disciplinario = impunitive.
    * no discriminatorio con respecto al sexo = gender neutral.
    * no disponible = not applicable [N/A].
    * no disponible para el préstamo = not-loanable.
    * no dispuesto = unprepared.
    * no distinguir entre... y... = make + little distinction between... and....
    * no distintivo = nondistinctive.
    * no distribuido = undelivered, undelivered.
    * no docente = non-teaching.
    * no económico = non-economic [noneconomic].
    * no educativo = non-teaching, non-educational.
    * no efímero = non-volatile [nonvolatile].
    * no eléctrico = nonelectrical [non-electrical].
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no encontrar ni el pie ni la cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no en inglés = non-English.
    * no entender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no entender Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no entender lo esencial = miss + the point.
    * no entender ni una papa de = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * no entendido por la materia = outsider.
    * no entregado = undelivered.
    * no envío = non-shipment.
    * no epiléptico = non-epileptic.
    * no es asombroso que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no escatimar = unstinting.
    * no escatimar dinero = lavish + money.
    * no escatimar gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no escrito = unwritten.
    * no es de extrañar que = no wonder that, small wonder that.
    * no es de sorprender que = not surprisingly, unsurprisingly.
    * no esencial = non-essential [nonessential].
    * no es lo mismo en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * no especialista = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no especializado = broader-based.
    * no especificar = leave + undefined.
    * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on).
    * no esta disponible = be down.
    * no estándar = non-standard [nonstandard].
    * no estar + Adjetivo + en absoluto = be far from + Adjetivo.
    * no estar a la altura de las expectativas = fall below + expectations.
    * no estar a la altura de lo que se espera = fall below + expectations, be below par, be under par.
    * no estar al tanto de = be out of touch with.
    * no estar bien equilibrado = skew.
    * no estar contento = be unhappy.
    * no estar convencido = be dubious.
    * no estar coordinado con = be out of step with.
    * no estar de acuerdo = be at variance, disagree, beg to differ.
    * no estar de acuerdo (con) = disapprove (of).
    * no estar de acuerdo con la idea de = disapprove of + the idea of.
    * no estar de suerte = be out of luck.
    * no estar deteriorado = unimpaired.
    * no estar disponible = be unavailable.
    * no estar dispuesto a = be unwilling to, be negatively disposed to.
    * no estar documentado = be undocumented.
    * no estar en condiciones de = be unfit for.
    * no estar en el mejor momento de Uno = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en funcionamiento = be down.
    * no estar en plenitud de facultades = be past + Posesivo + best.
    * no estar en + Posesivo + cabales = insane.
    * no estar en sintonía con = be out of step with.
    * no estar expuesto al público = be out of the public eye.
    * no estar familiarizado con = be unfamiliar with.
    * no estar finalizado (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + completeness.
    * no estar incluido = be not included.
    * no estar muy católico = feel + bad.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * no estar nada + Adjetivo = be anything but + Adjetivo.
    * no estar nunca satisfecho = enough + be + not/never + enough.
    * no estar presente en = be absent (from).
    * no estar relacionado con = be unrelated to.
    * no estar seguro = be uncertain.
    * no estar seguro de = be unsure about/of.
    * no estar utilizable = be down.
    * no es una ciencia exacta = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no es un misterio = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * no exacerbado = non-exacerbating.
    * no examinado = unexamined.
    * no exclusivo = non-exclusive.
    * no excluyente = inclusive, socially-inclusive.
    * no existe = not applicable [N/A].
    * no existir = be out of the picture.
    * no existir como tal = there + be + no such thing as, there + be + no such thing as.
    * no existir límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no existir muchos indicios de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no existir ningún indicio de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no experto = non-expert [nonexpert].
    * no explorado = unexplored.
    * no explosivo = non-explosive.
    * no expresado = unspoken, unstated.
    * no expuesto a la luz = unexposed.
    * no falla = reliable.
    * no faltar el respeto = be civil towards.
    * no familiarizado con = unfamiliar with.
    * no ferroso = non-ferrous [nonferrous].
    * no fibroso = non-fibrous.
    * no figurar = be not included.
    * no fijado = non-net.
    * no fructificar = come to + nothing.
    * no fumador = non-smoker, non-smoking.
    * no funcionar = be out of order.
    * no funcionario = untenured, non-tenured.
    * no + Futuro = won't [will not].
    * no ganado = unearned.
    * no guardar relación con = be incommensurate with.
    * no gubernamental = non-government, non-governmental [nongovernmental].
    * no gustar = have + a dislike for, dislike, be uncomfortable + Gerundio, be uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable + Gerundio.
    * no haber = be unavailable.
    * no haber consecuencias = nothing + come of.
    * no + haber + dos + Nombre que = no two + Nombre.
    * no haber duda de que = there + be + no doubt that.
    * no haber duda (que) = there + be + no question (that).
    * no haber forma de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber indicios de que = there + be + no indication that.
    * no haber límites = there + be + no limit.
    * no haber llegado todavía = be yet to come.
    * no haber manera de = there + be + no way.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no haber muchas señales de que = there + be + little sign of.
    * no + haber + nada como = there + be + nothing like.
    * no haber nada de verdad en = there + be + any/no truth to.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description.
    * no haber pero que valer = not take + no for an answer.
    * no haber prisa = there + be + no hurry.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no haber señal de que = there + be + no sign of.
    * no habiendo = in the absence of.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no hace mucho = in the recent past.
    * no hace mucho tiempo = not so long ago.
    * no hacer Algo ni muerto = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no hacer Algo por cobardía = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer Algo por miedo = wimp out (on), wimp, chicken out (on/of).
    * no hacer caso = brush aside.
    * no hacer caso a = turn + Posesivo + back on.
    * no hacer caso de = slight.
    * no hacer los deberes = be asleep at the wheel.
    * no hacer más que = do + no more than.
    * no hacer nada = vegetate, veg out.
    * no hacer nada al respecto = leave + unchecked.
    * no hacer nada de particular = do + nothing in particular.
    * no hacer ninguna gracia = not take + kindly to.
    * no hacer ningún cambio = stand + pat.
    * no hacer otra cosa que = do + nothing but.
    * no hacer sino = do + no more than.
    * no hay = there ain't [there aren't/isn't].
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no hay duda de que = undoubtedly.
    * no hay escapatoria = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay forma de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay límite(s) = the sky is the limit.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise, to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay manera de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay más remedio = needs must when the devil drives.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * no hay nada como = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada imposible = all bets are off.
    * no hay nada mejor que = nothing beats....
    * no hay nada oculto = what you see is what you get.
    * no hay + Nombre + que sean = no + Nombre + be.
    * no higroscópico = non-hygroscopic.
    * no hindú = non-Hindu.
    * no homosexual = straight man.
    * no humano = non-human [nonhuman].
    * no hurgar en la herida = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no idéntico = non-identical.
    * no identificado = unnamed.
    * no idoneidad = unsuitability.
    * no impacientarse con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * no importa = never mind, regardless of, whatever.
    * no importa + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que seaAdjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * no importa cómo = no matter how.
    * no importa lo + Adjetivo + que + Subjuntivo = no matter how + Adjetivo.
    * no importa lo bien = no matter how well.
    * No importa lo que se conoce, sino a quién se conoce = It's not what you know, but who you know.
    * no importa qué = whatever.
    * no importar = be all right with + Persona, make + no difference, cope with.
    * no importar Algo a Alguien = think + little of.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * no importar + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no importar lo que + pensar de = whatever + Pronombre + make of.
    * no importar nada = not give a damn, not give a shit, not give a fuck.
    * no importa si... o = no matter whether... or.
    * no impreso = unprinted.
    * no incluido = unlisted.
    * no incluye = exclusive of.
    * no indicado = unstated.
    * no + Indicativo = fail to + Infinitivo.
    * no + Infinitivo = failure to + Infinitivo.
    * no infringir las leyes = stay on + the right side of the law, keep on + the right side of the law.
    * no ingresado = unearned.
    * no inmiscuirse en = remain + uninvolved in, stay away from.
    * no inmutarse = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash, keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * no inscripción = non-registration.
    * no intencional = non-intentional.
    * no interactivo = non-interactive.
    * no interesar = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no intervencionista = hands-off, isolationist.
    * no intrusivo = nonobtrusive.
    * no invasivo = noninvasive [non-invasive].
    * no invitado = uninvited.
    * no invitados, los = uninvited, the.
    * no involucrado = uninvolved.
    * no jerárquico = non-hierarchical.
    * no lector = non-reader [nonreader].
    * no letal = non-lethal.
    * no levantarse hasta tarde = have + a lie-in.
    * no librario = non-book [nonbook].
    * no lineal = nonlinear [non-linear].
    * no linealidad = nonlinearity [no-linearity].
    * no listo = unready.
    * no literario = unliterary, non-literary.
    * no llegar a = stop + short of, fall + short of.
    * no llegar a entender = miss + the mark, miss + the point.
    * no llegar a + Infinitivo (con mucho) = fall (far) short of + Gerundio.
    * no llegar a un ideal = fall + short of ideal.
    * no llevar a ninguna parte = achieve + nothing, go + nowhere.
    * no llevar a ningún fin = beat + a dead horse, flog + a dead horse, fart + in the wind.
    * no llevar a ningún sitio = go + nowhere.
    * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough.
    * no lo dudes = take it from me.
    * no lucrativo = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * no manifiesto = undeclared.
    * no MARC = non-MARC.
    * no más que = in any more than.
    * no materializarse = fall through.
    * Nombre + no tardará mucho en = it won't be long before + Nombre.
    * Nombre + no tardó mucho en = it wasn't long before + Nombre.
    * no médico = non-clinical.
    * no merecer la pena = be no good.
    * no merecerse Algo = be unworthy of.
    * no meterse en líos = keep out of + trouble.
    * no meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no miembro = non-member [nonmember].
    * no militar = nonmilitary.
    * no monográfico = non-monographic.
    * no morderse la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no moverse = stay + put.
    * no mucho después = not long after.
    * no musical = non-musical.
    * no muy acertado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy apropiado = wide of the mark.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no muy listos, los = none-too-bright, the.
    * no nacido = unborn.
    * no necesitar mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * no nombrado = unnamed.
    * no nórdico = non-Nordic.
    * no obstaculizar = be out of the way of.
    * no obstante = albeit (that), however, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet, notwithstanding, none the less, though, that being said, all this said, when all is said and done.
    * no occidental = non-Western.
    * no ocultar las preferencias de Uno sobre Algo = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no oficial = non-government.
    * no olvidar = bear in + mind, be aware of.
    * no ordenado = unsorted.
    * no orgánico = non-organic.
    * no parar mucho en un sitio = live out of + a suitcase.
    * no parecer que = there + be + no sign of, there + be + little sign of.
    * no parecerse en nada a = be nothing like.
    * no parecerse ni por asomo = different as night and day.
    * no parecer Uno Mismo = be out of character.
    * no participar = be out of the picture.
    * no participar en = be uninvolved in, remain + uninvolved in.
    * no partidista = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * no pasar mucho tiempo antes de que + Subjuntivo = be not long before + Indicativo.
    * no patentado = non-proprietary.
    * no pegar ni con cola = stick out like + a sore thumb.
    * no pensar en otra cosa que = be wrapped up in.
    * no pensar más en Algo = dismiss from + Posesivo + mind.
    * no pensar más que en = be wrapped up in.
    * no percatarse de = be blind to.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no perder de vista = keep + an eye on, keep + a beady eye on, keep in + sight.
    * no perder el ánimo = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * no perder el control = stay on top of, stay on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * no perder el trabajo = stay in + work.
    * no perder la cabeza = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perder la calma = keep + a cool head, remain + cool-headed, play it + cool.
    * no perderse = keep on + the right track.
    * no perderse en/por = find + Posesivo + way round/through.
    * no perderse mucho, no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perderse nada = be no great loss.
    * no perfumado = non-scented.
    * no periódico = non-periodical.
    * no permitir = disallow.
    * no pertenecer a = have + no place in.
    * no perteneciente a la Comunidad Europea = non-EC.
    * no perteneciente al juzgado = out-of-court.
    * no pestañear = not bat an eyelid, not bat an eyelash.
    * no pillar Algo = go (way) over + Posesivo + head.
    * no pillar la idea = miss + the point.
    * no planificado = unplanned.
    * no poder = be unable to, cannot, can't [cannot].
    * no poder aguantar a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder conciliar el sueño = have + trouble sleeping, have + trouble sleeping.
    * no poder darse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder dejar de mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no poder dormir = sleeplessness.
    * no poder estarse quieto = have + the fidgets, fidget.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no poder hacer más que = do + little more than.
    * no poder permitirse = ill afford.
    * no poder permitirse el lujo de = ill afford.
    * no poder quitarse Algo de la cabeza = can't get it out of my mind.
    * no poderse buscar = be unsearchable.
    * no poderse negar que = there + be + no denying that.
    * no poder sino + Infinitivo = cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder ver a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * no poder ver Algo o Alguien = can't stand + sight.
    * no polémico = non-controversial [noncontroversial], non-contentious.
    * no poner en duda = be unquestioned.
    * ¡No, por lo que más quieras! = Not on your life!.
    * no precipitarse = keep + a cool head, play it + cool.
    * no predisponer a Alguien en contra = keep on + the right side of.
    * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies.
    * no preocuparse que = rest + assured that.
    * no preparado = uninformed, unready, unprepared.
    * no presentado a examen = absent from exam.
    * no prestar atención = disregard, overlook, close + the door on, go + unheeded, fly in + the face of.
    * no prestar atención al hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * no prestar la suficiente atención = give + short shrift.
    * no pretender ser = make + no claim to.
    * no probado = untested.
    * no procesado = unprocessed.
    * no profesional = non-professional [nonprofessional].
    * no programador = non-programmer.
    * no prolongado = unsustained.
    * no pronunciado = undelivered.
    * no prosperar = fall by + the wayside.
    * no provocado = unprovoked.
    * no publicado = unpublished.
    * no público = non-public.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * no puedo aguantarlo = can't take it.
    * no puedo comprender = I can't get over.
    * no puedo entender cómo = can't get over how.
    * no quebrar = stay in + business.
    * no quedarse ahí = there + be + more to it than that.
    * no querer saber más nada de = drop + Nombre + like a hot potato, drop + Nombre + like a hot brick.
    * no querer saber nada de = want + nothing to do with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con Algo = would not touch + Nombre + with a barge pole.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no racial = colour-blind.
    * no racista = race-neutral.
    * no realizado = unfulfilled, unrealised [unrealized, -USA].
    * no recargado = uncluttered.
    * no reciclable = non-recyclable.
    * no recogido = uncollected.
    * no recompensado = unrewarded.
    * no reconocido = unacknowledged, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * no recopilado = uncollected.
    * no redimido = unredeemed.
    * no reembolsable = non-repayable, non-refundable.
    * no registrado = unlisted, unaffiliated.
    * no reglamentado = unregulated.
    * no regulado = unregulated.
    * no relacionado = unrelated, nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relacionados entre sí = unrelated.
    * no relativo = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * no relevante = non-relevant.
    * no remunerado = unpaid, unsalaried, non-paying, unremunerated, non-remunerated.
    * no renovable = non-renewable.
    * no renovado = unrenewed.
    * no rentable = uneconomic, unprofitable.
    * no reparar en gastos = go to + town on, lash out (on).
    * no repartido = undelivered.
    * no representativo = unrepresentative.
    * no restrictivo = non-restrictive.
    * no restringido = non-restrictive, unconfined.
    * no resuelto = unresolved.
    * no resultar fácil = not be easy.
    * no retirado = uncollected.

    * * *
    NO
    (= noroeste) [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] NW
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    NO    
    no
    NO (
    noroeste) NW

    no adverbio
    a) ( como respuesta) no;

    (modificando adverbios, oraciones, verbos) not la negación de la mayoría de los verbos ingleses requiere el uso del auxiliar `do'
    ¿te gustó? — no did you like it? — no, I didn't;

    ¿vienes o no? are you coming or not?;
    no te preocupes don't worry;
    ¿por qué no quieres ir? — porque no why don't you want to go?I just don't

    no veo nada I can't see a thing o anything;

    no viene nunca she never comes

    está mejor ¿no? she's better, isn't she?;

    ha dimitido ¿no? he has resigned, hasn't he?

    se ganó la lotería — ¡no! he won the lottery — he didn't! o no!



    ¿te gustó? a mí no did you like it? I didn't
    f) (delante de n, adj, pp):


    la no violencia non-violence;
    un hijo no deseado an unwanted child
    ■ sustantivo masculino (pl
    noes) no

    no
    I adverbio
    1 (como respuesta) no: ¿quieres un poco?, - no, gracias, would you like a bit?, - no, thanks
    2 (en frases negativas) not: aún no está dormido, he isn't asleep yet
    hoy no es jueves, today isn't Thursday
    no, no iré, no, I will not go
    no tengo hambre, I am not hungry
    ¿por qué no?, why not?
    ya no fuma, she doesn't smoke any more
    3 (antepuesto a un nombre) la no colaboración se penalizará, non-collaboration will be penalized
    4 (con otros negativos) no diré nada, I won't say a single word
    no lo haré jamás, I'll never do it
    no sin antes..., not without first...
    5 (en advertencia, cartel) no fumar, no smoking
    6 (en preguntas retóricas o de confirmación) está enfadado, ¿no es así?, he is angry, isn't he?
    estoy guapa, ¿o no?, I'm smart, aren't I?
    firmarás el contrato, ¿no?, you'll sign the contract, won't you?
    ¿no nos presentaron el otro día?, weren't we introduced the other day?
    7 (para expresar un temor) llévate el paraguas, no sea que llueva, take your umbrella in case it rains
    II sustantivo masculino no: ¿es un no definitivo?, is that a definite no?

    'no' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abandonarse
    - abarcar
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatir
    - abatimiento
    - abonarse
    - abortar
    - abrir
    - abreviar
    - abrigar
    - absoluta
    - absolutamente
    - absoluto
    - abstraerse
    - abuela
    - abundar
    - aburrida
    - aburrido
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - acallar
    - acalorarse
    - acariciar
    - acaso
    - accesoria
    - accesorio
    - aceptar
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - achacar
    - achantarse
    - aclararse
    - aconsejar
    - actuación
    - actual
    - acudir
    - adelantar
    - adelante
    - adentro
    - adivinar
    - admitir
    - adónde
    - adorno
    - advertir
    English:
    abide
    - ablaze
    - able
    - about
    - absence
    - absent
    - accepted
    - accommodate
    - account
    - accountable
    - accustom
    - act on
    - action
    - actual
    - actually
    - add up
    - adequately
    - adjust
    - admit
    - admittance
    - advertise
    - advise
    - affair
    - afford
    - afraid
    - agree
    - agreement
    - albeit
    - alike
    - alive
    - all
    - alone
    - aloud
    - also
    - alternative
    - altogether
    - always
    - ambit
    - amiss
    - amusing
    - anathema
    - and
    - answer
    - answer back
    - antisexist
    - any
    - anybody
    - anything
    - anywhere
    - apart
    * * *
    NO (abrev de Noroeste)
    NW
    * * *
    NO
    abr (= noroeste) NW, Northwest
    * * *
    no adv
    1) : no
    ¿quieres ir al mercado? no, voy más tarde: do you want to go shopping? no, I'm going later
    2) : not
    ¡no hagas eso!: don't do that!
    creo que no: I don't think so
    3) : non-
    no fumador: non-smoker
    4)
    ¡como no! : of course!
    5)
    no bien : as soon as, no sooner
    * * *
    no adv
    ¿vienes? No are you coming? No
    ¡no a los accidentes! no more accidents!
    no toques eso don't touch that que no con verbos como creer, pensar, etc se puede traducir por un verbo negativo y so
    La doble negación en inglés equivale a una afirmación, así que con un solo negativo basta
    Si se emplea ¿no? para hacer una pregunta, en inglés se emplea una tag question
    fuiste al médico, ¿no? you went to the doctor's, didn't you?
    el martes es fiesta, ¿no? Tuesday is a holiday, isn't it?
    puedo ir, ¿no? I can go, can't I?

    Spanish-English dictionary > no

  • 258 no actuando en capacidad de autor

    Ex. Throughout the whole of the manuscript period, during which books were being extensively written, in a non-authorial sense, or copied, the terms 'copyist' or 'scrivener', seem to have sufficed.
    * * *

    Ex: Throughout the whole of the manuscript period, during which books were being extensively written, in a non-authorial sense, or copied, the terms 'copyist' or 'scrivener', seem to have sufficed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no actuando en capacidad de autor

  • 259 no debidamente reconocido

    (adj.) = unsung
    Ex. There may be many excellent community information services whose praises have gone unsung and it may seem that my choice has been based on a rather hit-or-miss method.
    * * *
    (adj.) = unsung

    Ex: There may be many excellent community information services whose praises have gone unsung and it may seem that my choice has been based on a rather hit-or-miss method.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no debidamente reconocido

  • 260 no saber de

    (v.) = have + no understanding of
    Ex. Someone who is too honest sounds like a lunatic because they seem to have no understanding of how the world works.
    * * *
    (v.) = have + no understanding of

    Ex: Someone who is too honest sounds like a lunatic because they seem to have no understanding of how the world works.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no saber de

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