Translation: from spanish to english

from english to spanish

at full stretch

  • 1 a todo gas

    familiar flat out, at full tilt
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    Esp (Aut)full out, flat out*; [trabajar]flat out*
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    = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch
    Ex. The article ' Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.
    Ex. Do not march off full-tilt in front of the readers.
    Ex. Their regular tasks keep them working at full tilt at all times.
    Ex. As we enter full-throttle into the Information Age, the mere mention of 'the information highway' conjures up a predictable set of high-tech images.
    Ex. For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex. Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex. With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex. A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex. Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.
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    = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch

    Ex: The article ' Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.

    Ex: Do not march off full-tilt in front of the readers.
    Ex: Their regular tasks keep them working at full tilt at all times.
    Ex: As we enter full-throttle into the Information Age, the mere mention of 'the information highway' conjures up a predictable set of high-tech images.
    Ex: For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex: Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex: With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex: A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex: Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a todo gas

  • 2 a todo vapor

    at full steam, at great speed
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    = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch
    Ex. The article ' Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.
    Ex. Do not march off full-tilt in front of the readers.
    Ex. Their regular tasks keep them working at full tilt at all times.
    Ex. As we enter full-throttle into the Information Age, the mere mention of 'the information highway' conjures up a predictable set of high-tech images.
    Ex. For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex. Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex. With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex. A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex. Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.
    * * *
    = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch

    Ex: The article ' Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.

    Ex: Do not march off full-tilt in front of the readers.
    Ex: Their regular tasks keep them working at full tilt at all times.
    Ex: As we enter full-throttle into the Information Age, the mere mention of 'the information highway' conjures up a predictable set of high-tech images.
    Ex: For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex: Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex: With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex: A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex: Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a todo vapor

  • 3 a toda mecha

    familiar at full pelt
    * * *
    *at full speed
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    = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch
    Ex. The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.
    Ex. The article ' Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.
    Ex. With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex. For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex. Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex. A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex. Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.
    * * *
    = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch

    Ex: The results appear there and then not only on the VDU screen but also on a roll of paper which spills out of the attached printer at a rate of knots.

    Ex: The article ' Full steam ahead' describes the implementation of optical disc based imaging system at the photographic library of the National Railway Museum in York.
    Ex: With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex: For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex: Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex: A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex: Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a toda mecha

  • 4 a toda marcha

    at full speed
    * * *
    = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch
    Ex. For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.
    Ex. Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex. With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex. A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex. Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.
    * * *
    = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch

    Ex: For the past three it has been operating at full throttle.

    Ex: Loosing control at top speed on a highway full of cars, these guys where lucky they recovered without hitting any cars.
    Ex: With every air-conditioner running at full blast, the city's creaky infrastructure is often stretched beyond the breaking point.
    Ex: A train cruising at full speed hit an excavator that had backed up onto the track.
    Ex: Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a toda marcha

  • 5 al máximo

    adv.
    to the full, to the nines, maximally.
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    = to the full, to the utmost, to the hilt, to the extreme, at full stretch
    Ex. Others prefer to exploit to the full the opportunities offered by computer systems, even if the resulting index is less than perfect.
    Ex. The printing and dispatch of the series have been rationalized to the utmost.
    Ex. Motorists are under the cosh, feel taxed to the hilt and face record prices at the pumps.
    Ex. An artist has taken his love for the outdoors to the extreme, by turning his caravan into a garden he can take anywhere.
    Ex. Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.
    * * *
    = to the full, to the utmost, to the hilt, to the extreme, at full stretch

    Ex: Others prefer to exploit to the full the opportunities offered by computer systems, even if the resulting index is less than perfect.

    Ex: The printing and dispatch of the series have been rationalized to the utmost.
    Ex: Motorists are under the cosh, feel taxed to the hilt and face record prices at the pumps.
    Ex: An artist has taken his love for the outdoors to the extreme, by turning his caravan into a garden he can take anywhere.
    Ex: Gloucestershire has been badly affected by heavy rain, with the fire and rescue service working at full stretch.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al máximo

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