Translation: from spanish

be infamous for

  • 1 Inquisición

    f.
    1 Inquisition.
    2 inquiry, inquisition, investigation, enquiry.
    m.
    1 Inquisition.
    2 inquiry, enquiry, investigation, inquisition.
    * * *
    1 inquiry
    2 la (Santa) Inquisición HISTORIA the Inquisition, the Spanish Inquisition
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=indagación) inquiry, investigation
    2) ( Hist)
    * * *
    femenino (Hist): la Inquisición the Inquisition
    * * *
    ----
    * Inquisición, la = Inquisition, the.
    * * *
    femenino (Hist): la Inquisición the Inquisition
    * * *
    la Inquisición
    = Inquisition, the

    Ex: This article describes the history, building and services of the Library of Parliament, Rome, Italy, which is housed in the building of the 700-year old former Dominican convent of Santa Maria, once the headquarters of the inquisition.

    * Inquisición, la = Inquisition, the.
    * * *
    1 ( hum) (interrogatorio) grilling ( colloq)
    fue una Inquisición they gave me a real grilling, it was just like the Spanish Inquisition ( colloq)
    2 ( Hist)
    la Inquisición the Inquisition
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    Inquisición    
    inquisición
    Inquisición sustantivo femenino (Hist):

    inquisición sustantivo femenino inquisition

    ' inquisición' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    Inquisición
    English:
    do away with
    - infamous
    - inquisition
    * * *
    1. [indagación] inquiry, investigation
    2.
    la Inquisición [tribunal] the Inquisition
    * * *
    f
    1 investigation, inquiry
    2
    :
    la Inquisición HIST the Inquisition
    * * *
    inquisición nf, pl - ciones : investigation, inquiry

    Spanish-English dictionary > Inquisición

  • 2 crispante

    1 annoying, irritating
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    Ex. Sanborn was infamous for his grating personality, editorial liberties and inaccurate accounts of people and events.
    * * *

    Ex: Sanborn was infamous for his grating personality, editorial liberties and inaccurate accounts of people and events.

    * * *
    ‹persona/ruido/risa› infuriating
    ¡deja ya de hacer ese ruido! es crispante stop making that noise! it's infuriating o really irritating o really annoying o ( colloq) it's getting on my nerves
    * * *
    nerve-racking

    Spanish-English dictionary > crispante

  • 3 célebre

    adj.
    famous, highly reputed, celebrated, famed.
    * * *
    1 well-known, famous, celebrated
    * * *
    adj.
    celebrated, noted
    * * *
    ADJ famous, celebrated, noted ( por for)
    * * *
    a) ( famoso) famous, celebrated
    b) (Col) < mujer> elegant
    * * *
    = notorious, celebrated, hit, reputed.
    Ex. The textual vicissitudes of British nineteenth-century novels in America are notorious.
    Ex. Hoppe is one of the most celebrated photographers of the early 20th century.
    Ex. Her novels have been adapted for the screen most famously as the hit film Mrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams.
    Ex. This article studies the works of an internationally reputed virologist (Indian born) settled in Canada.
    ----
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * célebre por = best remembered for.
    * célebres, los = notorious, the.
    * * *
    a) ( famoso) famous, celebrated
    b) (Col) < mujer> elegant
    * * *
    = notorious, celebrated, hit, reputed.

    Ex: The textual vicissitudes of British nineteenth-century novels in America are notorious.

    Ex: Hoppe is one of the most celebrated photographers of the early 20th century.
    Ex: Her novels have been adapted for the screen most famously as the hit film Mrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams.
    Ex: This article studies the works of an internationally reputed virologist (Indian born) settled in Canada.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * célebre por = best remembered for.
    * célebres, los = notorious, the.

    * * *
    1 (famoso) famous, celebrated
    2 ( Col) ‹mujer› elegant
    * * *

    Del verbo celebrar: ( conjugate celebrar)

    celebré es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    celebre es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    celebrar    
    célebre
    celebrar ( conjugate celebrar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a)éxito/cumpleaños/festividad to celebrate

    b) (liter) ‹belleza/valor/hazaña to celebrate (liter)

    c)chiste/ocurrencia to laugh at

    2 (frml) ( alegrarse) to be delighted at, be very pleased at;

    3
    a) (frml) ‹reunión/elecciones/juicio to hold;

    partido to play
    b) misa to say, celebrate;

    boda to perform
    verbo intransitivo [ sacerdote] to say o celebrate mass
    célebre adjetivo

    b) (Col) ‹ mujer elegant

    celebrar verbo transitivo
    1 (festejar) to celebrate
    2 (una reunión, un juicio, unas elecciones) to hold
    (una misa) to say
    (una boda) to perform
    3 frml (alegrarse) to be delighted at: celebro que te cases, I'm so pleased you're getting married
    célebre adjetivo famous, well-known
    ' célebre' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sonada
    - sonado
    English:
    celebrated
    - famous
    - for
    - infamous
    - noted
    - notorious
    - renowned
    * * *
    famous, celebrated
    * * *
    adj famous
    * * *
    celebrado, famoso: celebrated, famous
    * * *
    célebre adj famous

    Spanish-English dictionary > célebre

  • 4 fama

    f.
    1 fame (renombre).
    tener fama to be famous o well-known
    2 reputation.
    buena/mala fama good/bad reputation
    tener fama de tacaño/generoso to have a name for being mean/generous
    * * *
    1 (renombre) fame, renown
    2 (reputación) reputation
    \
    de fama famous
    de fama mundial world-famous
    tener buena fama to have a good name
    tener mala fama to have a bad name
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) fame
    2) name
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=renombre) fame

    el libro que le dio fama — the book which made him famous, the book which made his name

    2) (=reputación) reputation
    3) (=rumor) report, rumour, rumor (EEUU)

    corre la fama de que... — it is rumoured o (EEUU) rumored that...

    * * *
    1)
    a) (renombre, celebridad) fame
    b) ( reputación) reputation

    tener buena/mala fama — to have a good/bad reputation

    cría fama y échate a dormir — ( hablando de buena fama) people think they can rest on their laurels; ( hablando de mala fama) once you have a bad reputation it is very difficult to get rid of it

    2) (Col) ( carnicería) butcher's
    * * *
    = record, reputation, fame, limelight, acclaim, visibility, notoriety, renown, glory days, kudos, cred.
    Nota: Palabra de moda formada por abreviación de credibility.
    Ex. She urges a boycott of California as a library conference venue until the state improves its current record of the worst school library provision in the US.
    Ex. Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex. Maybe when that young author looks back in a few years' time, she'll realize just how much more she got out of it than a bit of fun and fame.
    Ex. An enquirer upstaged by a virtuoso parade of knowledge may be unwilling to venture into the limelight again.
    Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex. The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Ingratiating yourself to all and sundry or how I crawled my way to notoriety'.
    Ex. Deceased persons of high renown in these fields will also be included.
    Ex. The author of ' Glory days or the lure of scientific misconduct' looks at fabrication, falsification and plagiarism in scientific research.
    Ex. Authors who succeed in this category are people who do not worry too much about the lack of literary kudos, but who can write, and seem to enjoy writing, fairly simple stories for a wide audience whose pure enjoyment of the books is sufficient.
    Ex. That may be true, but then you have to get people to your site, which you won't do without cred.
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    * adquirir fama = achieve + notoriety.
    * alcanzar la fama = rise to + stardom, reach + stardom.
    * atribuirse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * buena fama = well respected, good repute, good reputation.
    * buscar la fama = grab at + a headline.
    * camino hacia la fama = road to stardom.
    * catapultarse a la fama = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * cumbre de la fama, la = pinnacle of renown, the, pinnacle of fame, the.
    * de buena fama = of good repute.
    * de fama = of note.
    * de fama internacional = of international renown.
    * de fama mundial = world-renowned, internationally renowned, world-renown.
    * de la fama al olvido = riches to rags.
    * de mala fama = of bad repute, notorious.
    * describir el ascenso a la fama de = chart + the rise of.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * fama ajena = reflected glory.
    * fama + preceder = Posesivo + fame + precede + Nombre.
    * ganar fama = win + fame.
    * ganarse la fama de = earn + a reputation as.
    * lanzarse a la fama = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame.
    * llevarse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * mala fama = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * pináculo de la fama, el = pinnacle of fame, the, pinnacle of renown, the.
    * saltar a la fama = jump into + stardom.
    * salto a la fama = jump into stardom.
    * tener la fama de = have + a good record for.
    * tener mala fama por = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (renombre, celebridad) fame
    b) ( reputación) reputation

    tener buena/mala fama — to have a good/bad reputation

    cría fama y échate a dormir — ( hablando de buena fama) people think they can rest on their laurels; ( hablando de mala fama) once you have a bad reputation it is very difficult to get rid of it

    2) (Col) ( carnicería) butcher's
    * * *
    = record, reputation, fame, limelight, acclaim, visibility, notoriety, renown, glory days, kudos, cred.
    Nota: Palabra de moda formada por abreviación de credibility.

    Ex: She urges a boycott of California as a library conference venue until the state improves its current record of the worst school library provision in the US.

    Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex: Maybe when that young author looks back in a few years' time, she'll realize just how much more she got out of it than a bit of fun and fame.
    Ex: An enquirer upstaged by a virtuoso parade of knowledge may be unwilling to venture into the limelight again.
    Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex: The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Ingratiating yourself to all and sundry or how I crawled my way to notoriety'.
    Ex: Deceased persons of high renown in these fields will also be included.
    Ex: The author of ' Glory days or the lure of scientific misconduct' looks at fabrication, falsification and plagiarism in scientific research.
    Ex: Authors who succeed in this category are people who do not worry too much about the lack of literary kudos, but who can write, and seem to enjoy writing, fairly simple stories for a wide audience whose pure enjoyment of the books is sufficient.
    Ex: That may be true, but then you have to get people to your site, which you won't do without cred.
    * adquirir fama = achieve + notoriety.
    * alcanzar la fama = rise to + stardom, reach + stardom.
    * atribuirse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * buena fama = well respected, good repute, good reputation.
    * buscar la fama = grab at + a headline.
    * camino hacia la fama = road to stardom.
    * catapultarse a la fama = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * cumbre de la fama, la = pinnacle of renown, the, pinnacle of fame, the.
    * de buena fama = of good repute.
    * de fama = of note.
    * de fama internacional = of international renown.
    * de fama mundial = world-renowned, internationally renowned, world-renown.
    * de la fama al olvido = riches to rags.
    * de mala fama = of bad repute, notorious.
    * describir el ascenso a la fama de = chart + the rise of.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * fama ajena = reflected glory.
    * fama + preceder = Posesivo + fame + precede + Nombre.
    * ganar fama = win + fame.
    * ganarse la fama de = earn + a reputation as.
    * lanzarse a la fama = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame.
    * llevarse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * mala fama = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * pináculo de la fama, el = pinnacle of fame, the, pinnacle of renown, the.
    * saltar a la fama = jump into + stardom.
    * salto a la fama = jump into stardom.
    * tener la fama de = have + a good record for.
    * tener mala fama por = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for.

    * * *
    A
    1 (renombre, celebridad) fame
    alcanzar/conquistar la fama to achieve/win fame
    una marca de fama mundial a world-famous brand
    los vinos que han dado fama a la región the wines which have made the region famous
    2 (reputación) reputation
    tener buena/mala fama to have a good/bad reputation
    es un barrio de mala fama it's a disreputable area
    su fama de don Juan his reputation as a womanizer
    tiene fama de ser muy severo he has a reputation for being very strict
    cría fama y échate a dormir (hablando de mala fama) once you have a bad reputation it is very difficult to get rid of it, give a dog a bad name ( BrE colloq) (hablando de buena fama) people think they can rest on their laurels
    unos cobran la fama y otros cardan la lana (refiriéndose a un logro) I/you do all the work and he gets/they get all the credit; (refiriéndose a un error, una travesura) I always get the blame when you do/he does something wrong
    B ( Col) (carnicería) butcher's
    * * *

    fama sustantivo femenino
    a) (renombre, celebridad) fame;


    dar fama a algo/algn to make sth/sb famous


    tiene fama de ser severo he has a reputation for being strict;
    tiene fama de bromista he's well known as a joker
    fama sustantivo femenino
    1 (popularidad) fame, renown
    un pianista de fama mundial, a world-famous pianist
    2 (opinión pública) reputation: tiene fama de donjuán, he is known as a womanizer
    ♦ Locuciones: de fama, famous, renowned: un astrónomo de fama, a famous astronomer
    ' fama' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acreditar
    - consagración
    - empañar
    - engrandecer
    - ensuciar
    - honor
    - lingüista
    - oído
    - universal
    - adquirir
    - anhelar
    - aureola
    - buscar
    - camino
    - celebridad
    - cobrar
    - conquistar
    - crear
    - cúspide
    - gloria
    - inmaculado
    - internacional
    - llamado
    - mellar
    - menoscabar
    - mundial
    - nombre
    - perseguir
    English:
    bomb
    - disreputable
    - fame
    - glory
    - mean
    - name
    - renown
    - repute
    - rise
    - win
    - world-famous
    - dealing
    - infamous
    - itself
    - known
    - notorious
    - reputation
    - standing
    * * *
    fama nf
    1. [renombre] fame;
    un escritor/restaurante de fama a well-known o famous writer/restaurant;
    alcanzar la fama to achieve fame, to become famous;
    tener fama to be famous o well-known;
    salir en ese programa le ha dado mucha fama being on that programme has made her very well-known
    2. [reputación] reputation;
    buena/mala fama good/bad reputation;
    tener fama de tacaño/generoso to have a reputation o name for being mean/generous;
    su fama de excéntrico atrae a mucha gente his reputation for eccentricity attracts a lot of people;
    cría fama y échate a dormir build yourself a good reputation, then you can rest on your laurels
    3. Literario
    es fama que… [se dice que] it is said that…
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    f
    1 fame;
    de fama mundial world-famous
    2 ( reputación) reputation;
    tener mala fama have a bad reputation
    * * *
    fama nf
    1) : fame
    2) reputación: reputation
    3)
    de mala fama : disreputable
    * * *
    fama n (gloria) fame

    Spanish-English dictionary > fama

  • 5 infame

    adj.
    1 vile, base.
    2 infamous, wicked.
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: infamar.
    * * *
    1 (vil) despicable, vile
    2 (muy malo) awful, terrible
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ (=odioso) [persona] odious; [tarea] thankless
    2.
    SMF vile person, villain
    * * *
    I
    a) (vil, cruel) < persona> loathsome, despicable; <acción/comportamiento> unspeakable, disgraceful
    b) (fam) ( uso hiperbólico) horrible, terrible
    II
    masculino y femenino loathsome o despicable person
    * * *
    = slanderous, infamous, despicable, unholy, notorious, dastardly, beyond evil, loathsome.
    Ex. That's slanderous; they're not the names of the people.
    Ex. The Matsukawa Materials Room at Fukushima University, Japan, contains items relating to the Matsukawa Incident, an infamous miscarriage of justice in Aug 1949.
    Ex. Gestation, menstruation, & pregnancy were often considered shameful and despicable.
    Ex. The unholy and more holy sources of community information are mentioned from pimps and prostitutes to the preacher and the policeman.
    Ex. Iraqi secret police believed that the notorious Palestinian assassin Abu Nidal was working for the Americans as well as Egypt and Kuwait.
    Ex. A dastardly livery driver raped a 30-year-old woman passenger on Jan. 31, cops said.
    Ex. What his brother did was beyond evil, they should've finished him off with the death sentence.
    Ex. It is loathsome and grotesquely hypocritical that pro-lifers oppose abortion, but are unconcerned about the mistreatment of animals used in the food industry.
    ----
    * coalición infame = unholy alliance.
    * * *
    I
    a) (vil, cruel) < persona> loathsome, despicable; <acción/comportamiento> unspeakable, disgraceful
    b) (fam) ( uso hiperbólico) horrible, terrible
    II
    masculino y femenino loathsome o despicable person
    * * *
    = slanderous, infamous, despicable, unholy, notorious, dastardly, beyond evil, loathsome.

    Ex: That's slanderous; they're not the names of the people.

    Ex: The Matsukawa Materials Room at Fukushima University, Japan, contains items relating to the Matsukawa Incident, an infamous miscarriage of justice in Aug 1949.
    Ex: Gestation, menstruation, & pregnancy were often considered shameful and despicable.
    Ex: The unholy and more holy sources of community information are mentioned from pimps and prostitutes to the preacher and the policeman.
    Ex: Iraqi secret police believed that the notorious Palestinian assassin Abu Nidal was working for the Americans as well as Egypt and Kuwait.
    Ex: A dastardly livery driver raped a 30-year-old woman passenger on Jan. 31, cops said.
    Ex: What his brother did was beyond evil, they should've finished him off with the death sentence.
    Ex: It is loathsome and grotesquely hypocritical that pro-lifers oppose abortion, but are unconcerned about the mistreatment of animals used in the food industry.
    * coalición infame = unholy alliance.

    * * *
    1 (vil, cruel) ‹persona› loathsome, despicable; ‹acción/comportamiento› monstrous, unspeakable, disgraceful
    2 ( fam) (uso hiperbólico) horrible, terrible
    hizo un tiempo infame we had foul o terrible o vile o horrible weather ( colloq)
    loathsome o despicable person
    * * *

    Del verbo infamar: ( conjugate infamar)

    infamé es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    infame es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    infamar    
    infame
    infame
    I adjetivo
    1 (pésimo, horrible) dreadful, awful
    una obra de teatro infame, a dreadful play
    2 (persona) infamous, vile
    II mf vile person
    ' infame' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    indigna
    - indigno
    English:
    base
    - infamous
    - vile
    - wicked
    * * *
    infame adj
    1. [persona] vile, base
    2. Fam [libro, película] dire, dreadful;
    vivían en una casa infame they lived in a dreadful house
    * * *
    adj vile, loathsome; ( terrible) dreadful, awful
    * * *
    infame adj
    1) : infamous
    2) : loathsome, vile
    tiempo infame: terrible weather

    Spanish-English dictionary > infame

  • 6 injusticia

    f.
    injustice.
    ¡es una injusticia! it's not fair!; (quejándose) it's an outrage! (con indignación)
    * * *
    1 injustice, unfairness
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (=falta de justicia) injustice; (=falta de equidad) unfairness

    es una injusticia(=inmerecido) it's unjust, it's an injustice; (=no equitativo) it's unfair

    * * *
    a) ( acto injusto) injustice, act of injustice
    b) ( cualidad) unfairness, injustice
    * * *
    = injustice, inequity, inequitability, wrong, miscarriage of justice, iniquity, wrongfulness.
    Ex. Demands from clients will often throw up an occurrence of similar problems, revealing perhaps the operation of an injustice, the lack of an amenity in the neighbourhood, or simply bureaucratic inefficiency.
    Ex. It is among such populations that the cynical, evasive, or merely muddled schemes of economic development have produced the greatest social inequity and human suffering.
    Ex. The Bradford distribution is found to provide information of the degree of scientific-technological inequitability between advanced and developing nations.
    Ex. Librarians have traditionally been concerned with giving rather than selling information and information supplied negligently is dealt with by the law of torts: civil wrongs independent of contract.
    Ex. The Matsukawa Materials Room at Fukushima University, Japan, contains items relating to the Matsukawa Incident, an infamous miscarriage of justice in Aug 1949.
    Ex. To redress this iniquity women are demanding not only equal pay for equal work, but equal pay for work of equal value.
    Ex. Wieland is not responsible for his violence precisely because he also lacks the ability to appreciate its wrongfulness.
    ----
    * cometer una injusticia = do + injustice.
    * crear una injusticia = create + injustice.
    * erradicar una injusticia = eradicate + injustice.
    * flagrante injusticia = gross injustice.
    * injusticia flagrante = gross injustice.
    * injusticia social = social injustice.
    * venganza de injusticias, la = righting of wrongs, the.
    * * *
    a) ( acto injusto) injustice, act of injustice
    b) ( cualidad) unfairness, injustice
    * * *
    = injustice, inequity, inequitability, wrong, miscarriage of justice, iniquity, wrongfulness.

    Ex: Demands from clients will often throw up an occurrence of similar problems, revealing perhaps the operation of an injustice, the lack of an amenity in the neighbourhood, or simply bureaucratic inefficiency.

    Ex: It is among such populations that the cynical, evasive, or merely muddled schemes of economic development have produced the greatest social inequity and human suffering.
    Ex: The Bradford distribution is found to provide information of the degree of scientific-technological inequitability between advanced and developing nations.
    Ex: Librarians have traditionally been concerned with giving rather than selling information and information supplied negligently is dealt with by the law of torts: civil wrongs independent of contract.
    Ex: The Matsukawa Materials Room at Fukushima University, Japan, contains items relating to the Matsukawa Incident, an infamous miscarriage of justice in Aug 1949.
    Ex: To redress this iniquity women are demanding not only equal pay for equal work, but equal pay for work of equal value.
    Ex: Wieland is not responsible for his violence precisely because he also lacks the ability to appreciate its wrongfulness.
    * cometer una injusticia = do + injustice.
    * crear una injusticia = create + injustice.
    * erradicar una injusticia = eradicate + injustice.
    * flagrante injusticia = gross injustice.
    * injusticia flagrante = gross injustice.
    * injusticia social = social injustice.
    * venganza de injusticias, la = righting of wrongs, the.

    * * *
    1 (acto injusto) injustice, act of injustice
    protestaban por las injusticias cometidas they protested about the injustices that had taken place
    es una injusticia que te hayan dicho eso it's unfair of them to have said that to you
    2 (cualidad) unfairness, injustice
    una sociedad donde predominan la injusticia y la miseria a society where injustice and poverty prevail
    la injusticia de ciertos impuestos the unfairness of certain taxes
    * * *

    injusticia sustantivo femenino



    injusticia sustantivo femenino
    1 (falta de justicia) injustice: fomentó la injusticia, he encouraged injustice
    2 (cualidad) unfairness: ¡qué injusticia!, how unfair!
    ' injusticia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cielo
    - abuso
    - extinguir
    - flagrante
    English:
    gross
    - iniquity
    - injustice
    - rank
    - stamp out
    - unfairness
    - wrong
    - miscarriage
    * * *
    1. [acto] injustice;
    ¡es una injusticia! [quejándose] it's not fair!;
    [con indignación] it's an outrage!;
    es una injusticia que tenga que hacerlo yo todo it's not fair that I have to do it all
    2. [cualidad] unfairness, injustice;
    la injusticia de una decisión the unfairness o injustice of a decision
    * * *
    f injustice
    * * *
    : injustice, unfairness
    * * *
    injusticia n injustice

    Spanish-English dictionary > injusticia

  • 7 irritante

    adj.
    irritating.
    m.
    irritant.
    * * *
    1 irritating, aggravating, annoying
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    * * *
    I
    a) <situación/actitud> irritating, annoying
    b) (Med) irritant
    II
    masculino irritant
    * * *
    = irritating, irksome, vexing, jarring, grating, exasperating, smarting.
    Ex. We want the understanding that we are not some irritating adjunct to bookstores but an alternate way.
    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. The protagonist experiences a jarring descent from the heights of literary distinction at court to the coarseness of common experience.
    Ex. Sanborn was infamous for his grating personality, editorial liberties and inaccurate accounts of people and events.
    Ex. While information appliances will proliferate, they will not lessen the perception of an exasperating electronic environment.
    Ex. At 11:30 I was feeling that all was well with the world, and then at 11:35 I'm all tightened to a smarting tension by having been treated like scum.
    * * *
    I
    a) <situación/actitud> irritating, annoying
    b) (Med) irritant
    II
    masculino irritant
    * * *
    = irritating, irksome, vexing, jarring, grating, exasperating, smarting.

    Ex: We want the understanding that we are not some irritating adjunct to bookstores but an alternate way.

    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: The protagonist experiences a jarring descent from the heights of literary distinction at court to the coarseness of common experience.
    Ex: Sanborn was infamous for his grating personality, editorial liberties and inaccurate accounts of people and events.
    Ex: While information appliances will proliferate, they will not lessen the perception of an exasperating electronic environment.
    Ex: At 11:30 I was feeling that all was well with the world, and then at 11:35 I'm all tightened to a smarting tension by having been treated like scum.

    * * *
    1 ‹situación/actitud› irritating, annoying
    2 ( Med) irritant
    irritant
    * * *

    irritante adjetivo ‹situación/actitud irritating, annoying
    ' irritante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    aggravating
    - bratty
    - constant
    - grating
    - irritating
    - irritant
    * * *
    irritating, annoying
    * * *
    adj tb MED irritating
    * * *
    : irritating
    * * *
    irritante adj irritating

    Spanish-English dictionary > irritante

  • 8 malo

    adj.
    1 bad, wrong.
    2 bad, lousy, crummy, below par.
    3 bad, wicked, evil, ill.
    4 bad, rotten, crook, decayed.
    5 bad, out of order, out of service.
    m.
    1 bad one.
    2 bad guy, baddy.
    * * *
    1 bad
    ¡qué día tan malo hace! what dreadful weather!
    2 (malvado) wicked, evil
    3 (travieso) naughty
    ¡qué niño más malo! what a naughty child!
    4 (nocivo) harmful
    5 (enfermo) ill, sick
    7 (falso) false
    8 (difícil) difficult
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (en la ficción) baddy, villain
    ¿quién es el malo? who's the baddy?
    \
    de mala manera badly, rudely
    estar a malas con alguien to be on bad terms with somebody
    estar de malas (malhumorado) to be in a bad mood 2 (desafortunado) to be unlucky
    estar mala familiar to have one's period
    estar malo,-a familiar to be ill, US be sick
    lo malo es que... the trouble is that...
    ¡malo! bad news!
    cuando no mira a los ojos ¡malo! if he doesn't look you in the eye it's bad news
    poner malo,-a a alguien familiar to drive somebody mad
    ponerse malo,-a familiar to get ill, US get sick
    por las buenas o por las malas whether one likes it or not
    por las malas by force
    mala educación bad manners plural
    mala jugada dirty trick
    mala pasada dirty trick
    mala pata bad luck
    malos tratos ill-treatment
    mala voluntad ill will
    * * *
    1. (f. - mala)
    noun
    villain, bad person
    2. (f. - mala)
    adj.
    1) bad
    2) evil
    4) ill
    5) poor, cheap
    * * *
    malo, -a
    1. ADJ
    ( antes de sm sing mal)
    1) (=perjudicial) bad
    2) (=imperfecto) bad

    un chiste malísimo — a really bad joke, a terrible joke

    ni un(a) mal(a)..., no hay ni un mal bar para tomar algo — there isn't a single little bar where we can get a drink

    3) (=adverso) bad

    he tenido mala suerte — I've had bad luck, I've been unlucky

    -es tarde y no ha llamado -¡malo! — "it's late and she hasn't called" - "oh dear!"

    lo malo es que... — the trouble is (that)...

    pata 1., 6)
    4) (=desagradable) bad

    un olor muy maloa bad o nasty smell

    5) (=podrido)
    6) (=reprobable) wrong

    ¿qué tiene de malo? — what's wrong with that?

    ¿qué tiene de malo comer helados en invierno? — what's wrong with eating ice cream in winter?

    arte 2), idea 3), leche 10), lengua 1), manera 2), pasada 5), trato 4), uva 1)
    7) (=travieso) naughty

    ¡no seas malo! — don't be naughty!

    8) (=enfermo) ill
    9) (=inepto) bad
    10) (=difícil) hard, difficult

    es un animal malo de domesticarit's a hard o difficult animal to tame

    es muy malo de vencerhe's very hard o difficult to beat

    11)
    - venir de malas
    2.
    SM / F (=personaje) (Teat) villain; (Cine) baddie *
    3.
    SM

    el malo — (Rel) the Evil One, the Devil

    * * *
    I
    2) [ser] ( en calidad) < producto> bad, poor; <película/novela> bad
    3) [ser]
    a) ( incompetente) <alumno/actor> bad

    soy muy mala para los númerosI'm terrible o very bad with figures

    b) <padre/marido/amigo> bad
    4) [SER] (desfavorable, adverso) bad

    qué mala suerte! — what bad luck!, how unlucky!

    lo malo es que... — the thing o trouble is that...

    estar de malas — ( de mal humor) (fam) to be in a bad mood; ( desafortunado) (esp AmL) to be unlucky

    5) [ser] (inconveniente, perjudicial) <hábitos/lecturas> bad
    6) [SER] ( sin gracia) < chiste> bad
    7) [SER] ( desagradable) <olor/aliento> bad

    hace tan malo — (Esp) it's such horrible weather

    8) [estar] ( en mal estado) < alimento>

    el pescado/queso está malo — the fish/cheese has gone bad, that fish/cheese is off (BrE)

    9)
    a) (desmejorado, no saludable)

    tienes mala cara/mal aspecto — you don't look well

    b) [SER] (serio, grave) serious
    c) [estar] (Esp, Méx fam) ( enfermo) sick (AmE), ill (BrE)
    d) [ESTAR] (Esp fam & euf) < mujer>
    10) [ser] ( difícil)

    malo de + inf — difficult to + inf

    11) [ser] ( en sentido ético) < persona> nasty

    no seas mala, préstamelo — don't be mean o rotten, lend it to me (colloq)

    una mujer malaa wicked o an evil woman

    a la mala — (Chi fam)

    12) (Esp) ( uso enfático) (delante del n)
    II
    - la masculino, femenino (leng infantil o hum) baddy (colloq)
    * * *
    = bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], wrong, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.], naughty [naughtier -comp., naugtiest -sup.], villain, evil, crummy [crummier -comp., crummiest -sup.], lame.
    Ex. I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex. Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex. In a conventional system, the omission of a punctuation mark or an abbreviation will not necessarily cause an entry to be filed in the wrong place, because humans can compensate for variations in spelling and punctuation.
    Ex. Wilensky has argued that 'the good, the mediocre and the trashy are becoming fused in one massive middle mush' and that 'intellectuals are increasingly tempted to play to mass audiences'.
    Ex. He felt like a naughty school-boy.
    Ex. The father, Old Brightwell, curses his daughter, Jane, for preferring the love of the smooth-tongued villain, Grandley, to that of her own parents.
    Ex. One teacher I knew used to poke his head round the door just at the end of the day and say something like, 'Tomorrow when we meet I am going to tell you about the evil magician,' and then he would disappear leaving us all agog.
    Ex. One librarian bluntly wondered about the ethics of sending ' crummy looking books with information that is incorrect or obsolete to the needy (because) everyone should have access to good material'.
    Ex. Democrats are lame, feckless, timid, with no ideas, no vision, no message, and no future.
    ----
    * acabar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * algo anda mal = something is amiss.
    * algo va mal = something is amiss.
    * andar mal = feel under + the weather, be under the weather.
    * andar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * aplicar mal = misapply.
    * a veces las cosas salen mal = shit happens.
    * bastante malo = third rate [third-rate].
    * bicho malo = nasty piece of work.
    * caer mal = rub + Nombre + up the wrong way.
    * calcular mal = misjudge.
    * chiste malo = shaggy dog story.
    * citar mal = misquote.
    * comportarse mal = misbehave, act up.
    * comportarse muy mal con = be rotten to.
    * comprender mal = misunderstand.
    * concebir mal = misconceive.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * control de las malas hierbas = weed control.
    * corregir un mal = correct + a wrong.
    * creer que estar mal = feel + wrong.
    * dar de mala gana = begrudge, grudge.
    * dar mala impresión = look + bad.
    * decían las malas lenguas que = rumour had it that.
    * decir con mal humor = spit out.
    * dejar un mal sabor de boca = leave + a bad taste in + Posesivo + mouth.
    * de mala calidad = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.].
    * de mala fama = of bad repute, notorious.
    * de mala gana = reluctantly, grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly.
    * de mala leche = like a bear with a sore head, in a foul mood.
    * de mala reputación = of bad repute, notorious.
    * de mal aspecto = seedy [seedier -comp., seediest -sup.], nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.].
    * de malas pulgas = in a grouch.
    * de mala uva = in a foul mood.
    * de mal carácter = ill-natured.
    * de mal genio = bad-tempered, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, shrewish, short-tempered, ill-natured.
    * de mal gusto = in bad taste, distasteful, tawdry [tawdrier -comp., tawdriest -sup.], unbecoming, tasteless, tacky [tackier -comp., tackiest -sup.], naff, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.].
    * de mal humor = crotchety.
    * de mal sabor = unbecoming.
    * de mal vivir = disreputable.
    * dentro de lo malo lo menos malo = the best of a bad lot.
    * diagnosticar mal = misdiagnose.
    * día malo = bad hair day.
    * dicen las malas lenguas que = rumour has it that.
    * el cielo rojo al atardecer augura buen tiempo, el cielo rojo al amanecer aug = red sky at night, (shepherd/sailor)'s delight, red sky in the morning, (shepherd/sailor)'s warning.
    * en mala forma = in bad nick.
    * en malas condiciones = in poor condition, in bad condition, in bad shape, in poor shape, in bad nick.
    * en mal estado = in bad condition, in poor condition, in bad shape, in poor shape, in bad nick.
    * entender mal = misunderstand, misconceive, mishearing.
    * escuchar mal = mishearing.
    * estar mal = be wrong, feel under + the weather, be under the weather.
    * estar mal comunicado con = have + poor connections with.
    * estar mal encaminado = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * estar mal preparado = ill-prepared.
    * estar mal visto = frown on/upon.
    * estar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * funcionar mal = malfunction.
    * gestionar mal = mismanage.
    * golpe de malasuerte = stroke of misfortune.
    * hablar mal de = speak out against, speak + ill of, say + nasty things about, slag + Nombre + off, slate, diss.
    * hacer sentir mal = make + Nombre + feel bad.
    * ir de mal en peor = go from + bad to worse.
    * ir mal = go + wrong.
    * ir mal encaminado = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * ir por mal camino = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * juzgar mal = misjudge, misconceive.
    * limpieza de malas hierbas = weeding.
    * llevar por el mal camino = lead + astray.
    * llevar por mal camino = mislead.
    * lo bueno y lo malo = the rights and wrongs.
    * lo que está bien y lo que está mal = rights and wrongs.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * mala administración = mismanagement.
    * mala aplicación = misapplication.
    * mala calidad = badness.
    * mala cizaña = rotten apple.
    * mala colocación = misplacement, misfiling.
    * mala colocación en los estantes = misshelving.
    * mala compañía = bad apple, rotten apple, damaged goods.
    * mala conducta = misconduct, misbehaviour [misbehavior, -USA].
    * mala conducta científica = scientific misconduct.
    * mala decisión = bad judgement.
    * mal + Adjetivo = poorly + Adjetivo.
    * mala educación = impoliteness.
    * mala experiencia = horror story.
    * mala fama = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * mala fortuna = misfortune.
    * mala gestión = mismanagement.
    * mala hierba = weed, bad apple, rotten apple.
    * mala influencia = bad seed, bad influence.
    * mala intención = sinisterness, ill will.
    * mala interpretación = misinterpretation.
    * mala jugada = dirty trick.
    * mala leche = nastiness, bad blood.
    * mal aliento = bad breath.
    * mala ordenación = misfiling.
    * mala palabra = dirty word.
    * mala pasada = dirty trick.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * mala racha económica = economic doldrums.
    * mala reputación = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * mal armado = ill-armed.
    * mala salud = poor health.
    * mala semilla = bad seed.
    * malas experiencias = awful experience.
    * malas pulgas = ornery, grouchiness, grouch.
    * mala suerte = misfortune, mischance, bad luck, tough luck, hard luck, losing streak.
    * malas vibraciones = bad vibes.
    * mal atendido = ill-served.
    * mala tierra = poor soil.
    * mala vista = poor eyesight.
    * mala voluntad = ill will.
    * mal batido = badly-beaten.
    * mal comportamiento = misconduct, disruptive behaviour, misbehaviour [misbehavior, -USA].
    * mal comportamiento científico = scientific misconduct.
    * mal concebido = ill-conceived.
    * mal configurado = misconfigured.
    * mal considerado = poorly-regarded.
    * mal cuidado = mishandling.
    * mal día = bad hair day.
    * mal digerido = ill-digested.
    * mal educado = impolite.
    * mal emparejado = mismated.
    * mal enfocado = ill-adapted.
    * mal escrito = mistyped, ill-written, badly written.
    * mal estado = disrepair, state of disrepair.
    * mal estado de salud = poor health.
    * mal estructurado = ill-structured.
    * mal expresado = inarticulate.
    * mal formado = ill-trained.
    * mal formulado = badly formulated.
    * mal funcionamiento = malfunction, malfunctioning.
    * mal fundido = ill-cast.
    * mal genio = bile, short temper.
    * mal gusto = bad taste, tawdriness.
    * mal hecho para = ill suited to/for.
    * mal iluminado = badly-lit.
    * mal informado = ill-informed.
    * mal juicio = bad judgement.
    * mal llamado = ill-named.
    * mal menor = lesser evil.
    * malo del estómago = upset stomach.
    * malo, el = bad guy, the.
    * mal oído = poor hearing.
    * mal olor = stench.
    * mal ordenado en los estantes = misshelved.
    * mal ordenado los estantes = misshelved.
    * mal organizado = ill-structured.
    * malos, los = baddies, the.
    * malos tiempos = bad times.
    * malos tratos = mistreatment, battery, maltreatment, physical abuse.
    * malos tratos a la mujer = wife beating, wife battering, wife abuse.
    * mal pagado = low-paid, underpaid.
    * mal perdedor = sore loser, bad loser.
    * mal planeado = ill-planned.
    * mal preparado = ill-prepared, ill-equipped, ill-trained.
    * mal presentado = poorly presented.
    * mal provisto = poorly stocked.
    * mal remunerado = poorly paid, poorly remunerated.
    * mal retribuido = underpaid.
    * mal rollo = bad vibes.
    * mal sabor de boca = bad taste in + Posesivo + mouth.
    * mal social = societal ill.
    * mal surtido = poorly stocked.
    * mal trago = awful experience.
    * mal uso = misuse, mishandling.
    * mal ventilado = stuffy [stuffier -comp., stuffies -sup.].
    * manejar mal = mishandle.
    * más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer = better the devil you know (than the devil you don't).
    * mirar con malos ojos = glower, scowl (at).
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise.
    * no salir mal parado por = be none the worse for (that).
    * oír mal = mishearing.
    * para bien o para mal = for better or (for) worse, for good or (for) ill, for good or (for) evil.
    * para mal = for the worse.
    * pasarlo mal = have + a thin time, have + a difficult time, experience + difficult times, pass through + difficult times, face + difficult times.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * poner a mal tiempo buena cara = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * ponerse a malas con = run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * por la mala fortuna = by ill fate.
    * por la mala suerte = by ill luck, by bad luck, by ill fate.
    * por las buenas o por las malas = by hook or by crook.
    * por mala fortuna = unfortunately, unhappily, sadly.
    * por mala suerte = by ill luck, by bad luck, by a stroke of bad luck, by ill fate.
    * por mal camino = astray.
    * portarse muy mal con = be rotten to.
    * quedar mal = lose + face.
    * que queda mal = ill-fitting.
    * quitarse una mala reputación = clean up + bad reputation.
    * racha de mala suerte = losing streak.
    * recibir mala prensa = acquire + a bad name.
    * reformar malos hábitos = reform + bad habits.
    * representar mal = misrepresent.
    * salir horriblemente mal = go + horribly wrong.
    * salir mal = go + wrong, go + awry, misfire, backfire.
    * se avecinan malos tiempos = hard times lie ahead.
    * sentirse mal = feel + bad, feel under + the weather, be under the weather, feel + wrong.
    * sentirse mal con Uno mismo = feel + wrong.
    * ser malo = be a joke, spell + bad news, make + poor + Nombre.
    * si mal no + Pronombre + acordarse = to the best of + Posesivo + recollection.
    * tener mala fama = hold in + disrepute.
    * tener mala fama por = be infamous for.
    * tener malas conexiones con = have + poor connections with.
    * tener malas intenciones = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener un mal concepto de Alguien = show + low regard for, give + low regard to.
    * tener un mal día = have + a bad day.
    * terminar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * tierra mala = poor soil.
    * traerse algo malo entre manos = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tratar mal = maltreat, manhandle.
    * usar mal = abuse, misuse.
    * * *
    I
    2) [ser] ( en calidad) < producto> bad, poor; <película/novela> bad
    3) [ser]
    a) ( incompetente) <alumno/actor> bad

    soy muy mala para los númerosI'm terrible o very bad with figures

    b) <padre/marido/amigo> bad
    4) [SER] (desfavorable, adverso) bad

    qué mala suerte! — what bad luck!, how unlucky!

    lo malo es que... — the thing o trouble is that...

    estar de malas — ( de mal humor) (fam) to be in a bad mood; ( desafortunado) (esp AmL) to be unlucky

    5) [ser] (inconveniente, perjudicial) <hábitos/lecturas> bad
    6) [SER] ( sin gracia) < chiste> bad
    7) [SER] ( desagradable) <olor/aliento> bad

    hace tan malo — (Esp) it's such horrible weather

    8) [estar] ( en mal estado) < alimento>

    el pescado/queso está malo — the fish/cheese has gone bad, that fish/cheese is off (BrE)

    9)
    a) (desmejorado, no saludable)

    tienes mala cara/mal aspecto — you don't look well

    b) [SER] (serio, grave) serious
    c) [estar] (Esp, Méx fam) ( enfermo) sick (AmE), ill (BrE)
    d) [ESTAR] (Esp fam & euf) < mujer>
    10) [ser] ( difícil)

    malo de + inf — difficult to + inf

    11) [ser] ( en sentido ético) < persona> nasty

    no seas mala, préstamelo — don't be mean o rotten, lend it to me (colloq)

    una mujer malaa wicked o an evil woman

    a la mala — (Chi fam)

    12) (Esp) ( uso enfático) (delante del n)
    II
    - la masculino, femenino (leng infantil o hum) baddy (colloq)
    * * *
    el malo
    (n.) = bad guy, the

    Ex: The author offers an interpretation of why in professional wrestling the bad guy is often victorious, by whatever means necessary including foul play.

    = bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], wrong, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.], naughty [naughtier -comp., naugtiest -sup.], villain, evil, crummy [crummier -comp., crummiest -sup.], lame.

    Ex: I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.

    Ex: Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex: In a conventional system, the omission of a punctuation mark or an abbreviation will not necessarily cause an entry to be filed in the wrong place, because humans can compensate for variations in spelling and punctuation.
    Ex: Wilensky has argued that 'the good, the mediocre and the trashy are becoming fused in one massive middle mush' and that 'intellectuals are increasingly tempted to play to mass audiences'.
    Ex: He felt like a naughty school-boy.
    Ex: The father, Old Brightwell, curses his daughter, Jane, for preferring the love of the smooth-tongued villain, Grandley, to that of her own parents.
    Ex: One teacher I knew used to poke his head round the door just at the end of the day and say something like, 'Tomorrow when we meet I am going to tell you about the evil magician,' and then he would disappear leaving us all agog.
    Ex: One librarian bluntly wondered about the ethics of sending ' crummy looking books with information that is incorrect or obsolete to the needy (because) everyone should have access to good material'.
    Ex: Democrats are lame, feckless, timid, with no ideas, no vision, no message, and no future.
    * acabar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * algo anda mal = something is amiss.
    * algo va mal = something is amiss.
    * andar mal = feel under + the weather, be under the weather.
    * andar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * aplicar mal = misapply.
    * a veces las cosas salen mal = shit happens.
    * bastante malo = third rate [third-rate].
    * bicho malo = nasty piece of work.
    * caer mal = rub + Nombre + up the wrong way.
    * calcular mal = misjudge.
    * chiste malo = shaggy dog story.
    * citar mal = misquote.
    * comportarse mal = misbehave, act up.
    * comportarse muy mal con = be rotten to.
    * comprender mal = misunderstand.
    * concebir mal = misconceive.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * control de las malas hierbas = weed control.
    * corregir un mal = correct + a wrong.
    * creer que estar mal = feel + wrong.
    * dar de mala gana = begrudge, grudge.
    * dar mala impresión = look + bad.
    * decían las malas lenguas que = rumour had it that.
    * decir con mal humor = spit out.
    * dejar un mal sabor de boca = leave + a bad taste in + Posesivo + mouth.
    * de mala calidad = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.].
    * de mala fama = of bad repute, notorious.
    * de mala gana = reluctantly, grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly.
    * de mala leche = like a bear with a sore head, in a foul mood.
    * de mala reputación = of bad repute, notorious.
    * de mal aspecto = seedy [seedier -comp., seediest -sup.], nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.].
    * de malas pulgas = in a grouch.
    * de mala uva = in a foul mood.
    * de mal carácter = ill-natured.
    * de mal en peor = out of the fire and into the frying pan.
    * de mal genio = bad-tempered, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, shrewish, short-tempered, ill-natured.
    * de mal gusto = in bad taste, distasteful, tawdry [tawdrier -comp., tawdriest -sup.], unbecoming, tasteless, tacky [tackier -comp., tackiest -sup.], naff, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.].
    * de mal humor = crotchety.
    * de mal sabor = unbecoming.
    * de mal vivir = disreputable.
    * dentro de lo malo lo menos malo = the best of a bad lot.
    * diagnosticar mal = misdiagnose.
    * día malo = bad hair day.
    * dicen las malas lenguas que = rumour has it that.
    * el cielo rojo al atardecer augura buen tiempo, el cielo rojo al amanecer aug = red sky at night, (shepherd/sailor)'s delight, red sky in the morning, (shepherd/sailor)'s warning.
    * en mala forma = in bad nick.
    * en malas condiciones = in poor condition, in bad condition, in bad shape, in poor shape, in bad nick.
    * en mal estado = in bad condition, in poor condition, in bad shape, in poor shape, in bad nick.
    * entender mal = misunderstand, misconceive, mishearing.
    * escuchar mal = mishearing.
    * estar mal = be wrong, feel under + the weather, be under the weather.
    * estar mal comunicado con = have + poor connections with.
    * estar mal encaminado = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * estar mal preparado = ill-prepared.
    * estar mal visto = frown on/upon.
    * estar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * funcionar mal = malfunction.
    * gestionar mal = mismanage.
    * golpe de malasuerte = stroke of misfortune.
    * hablar mal de = speak out against, speak + ill of, say + nasty things about, slag + Nombre + off, slate, diss.
    * hacer sentir mal = make + Nombre + feel bad.
    * ir de mal en peor = go from + bad to worse.
    * ir mal = go + wrong.
    * ir mal encaminado = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * ir por mal camino = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * juzgar mal = misjudge, misconceive.
    * limpieza de malas hierbas = weeding.
    * llevar por el mal camino = lead + astray.
    * llevar por mal camino = mislead.
    * lo bueno y lo malo = the rights and wrongs.
    * lo que está bien y lo que está mal = rights and wrongs.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * mala administración = mismanagement.
    * mala aplicación = misapplication.
    * mala calidad = badness.
    * mala cizaña = rotten apple.
    * mala colocación = misplacement, misfiling.
    * mala colocación en los estantes = misshelving.
    * mala compañía = bad apple, rotten apple, damaged goods.
    * mala conducta = misconduct, misbehaviour [misbehavior, -USA].
    * mala conducta científica = scientific misconduct.
    * mala decisión = bad judgement.
    * mal + Adjetivo = poorly + Adjetivo.
    * mala educación = impoliteness.
    * mala experiencia = horror story.
    * mala fama = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * mala fortuna = misfortune.
    * mala gestión = mismanagement.
    * mala hierba = weed, bad apple, rotten apple.
    * mala influencia = bad seed, bad influence.
    * mala intención = sinisterness, ill will.
    * mala interpretación = misinterpretation.
    * mala jugada = dirty trick.
    * mala leche = nastiness, bad blood.
    * mal aliento = bad breath.
    * mala ordenación = misfiling.
    * mala palabra = dirty word.
    * mala pasada = dirty trick.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * mala racha económica = economic doldrums.
    * mala reputación = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * mal armado = ill-armed.
    * mala salud = poor health.
    * mala semilla = bad seed.
    * malas experiencias = awful experience.
    * malas pulgas = ornery, grouchiness, grouch.
    * mala suerte = misfortune, mischance, bad luck, tough luck, hard luck, losing streak.
    * malas vibraciones = bad vibes.
    * mal atendido = ill-served.
    * mala tierra = poor soil.
    * mala vista = poor eyesight.
    * mala voluntad = ill will.
    * mal batido = badly-beaten.
    * mal comportamiento = misconduct, disruptive behaviour, misbehaviour [misbehavior, -USA].
    * mal comportamiento científico = scientific misconduct.
    * mal concebido = ill-conceived.
    * mal configurado = misconfigured.
    * mal considerado = poorly-regarded.
    * mal cuidado = mishandling.
    * mal día = bad hair day.
    * mal digerido = ill-digested.
    * mal educado = impolite.
    * mal emparejado = mismated.
    * mal enfocado = ill-adapted.
    * mal escrito = mistyped, ill-written, badly written.
    * mal estado = disrepair, state of disrepair.
    * mal estado de salud = poor health.
    * mal estructurado = ill-structured.
    * mal expresado = inarticulate.
    * mal formado = ill-trained.
    * mal formulado = badly formulated.
    * mal funcionamiento = malfunction, malfunctioning.
    * mal fundido = ill-cast.
    * mal genio = bile, short temper.
    * mal gusto = bad taste, tawdriness.
    * mal hecho para = ill suited to/for.
    * mal iluminado = badly-lit.
    * mal informado = ill-informed.
    * mal juicio = bad judgement.
    * mal llamado = ill-named.
    * mal menor = lesser evil.
    * malo del estómago = upset stomach.
    * malo, el = bad guy, the.
    * mal oído = poor hearing.
    * mal olor = stench.
    * mal ordenado en los estantes = misshelved.
    * mal ordenado los estantes = misshelved.
    * mal organizado = ill-structured.
    * malos, los = baddies, the.
    * malos tiempos = bad times.
    * malos tratos = mistreatment, battery, maltreatment, physical abuse.
    * malos tratos a la mujer = wife beating, wife battering, wife abuse.
    * mal pagado = low-paid, underpaid.
    * mal perdedor = sore loser, bad loser.
    * mal planeado = ill-planned.
    * mal preparado = ill-prepared, ill-equipped, ill-trained.
    * mal presentado = poorly presented.
    * mal provisto = poorly stocked.
    * mal remunerado = poorly paid, poorly remunerated.
    * mal retribuido = underpaid.
    * mal rollo = bad vibes.
    * mal sabor de boca = bad taste in + Posesivo + mouth.
    * mal social = societal ill.
    * mal surtido = poorly stocked.
    * mal trago = awful experience.
    * mal uso = misuse, mishandling.
    * mal ventilado = stuffy [stuffier -comp., stuffies -sup.].
    * manejar mal = mishandle.
    * más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer = better the devil you know (than the devil you don't).
    * mirar con malos ojos = glower, scowl (at).
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise.
    * no salir mal parado por = be none the worse for (that).
    * oír mal = mishearing.
    * para bien o para mal = for better or (for) worse, for good or (for) ill, for good or (for) evil.
    * para mal = for the worse.
    * pasarlo mal = have + a thin time, have + a difficult time, experience + difficult times, pass through + difficult times, face + difficult times.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * poner a mal tiempo buena cara = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * ponerse a malas con = run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * por la mala fortuna = by ill fate.
    * por la mala suerte = by ill luck, by bad luck, by ill fate.
    * por las buenas o por las malas = by hook or by crook.
    * por mala fortuna = unfortunately, unhappily, sadly.
    * por mala suerte = by ill luck, by bad luck, by a stroke of bad luck, by ill fate.
    * por mal camino = astray.
    * portarse muy mal con = be rotten to.
    * quedar mal = lose + face.
    * que queda mal = ill-fitting.
    * quitarse una mala reputación = clean up + bad reputation.
    * racha de mala suerte = losing streak.
    * recibir mala prensa = acquire + a bad name.
    * reformar malos hábitos = reform + bad habits.
    * representar mal = misrepresent.
    * salir horriblemente mal = go + horribly wrong.
    * salir mal = go + wrong, go + awry, misfire, backfire.
    * se avecinan malos tiempos = hard times lie ahead.
    * sentirse mal = feel + bad, feel under + the weather, be under the weather, feel + wrong.
    * sentirse mal con Uno mismo = feel + wrong.
    * ser malo = be a joke, spell + bad news, make + poor + Nombre.
    * si mal no + Pronombre + acordarse = to the best of + Posesivo + recollection.
    * tener mala fama = hold in + disrepute.
    * tener mala fama por = be infamous for.
    * tener malas conexiones con = have + poor connections with.
    * tener malas intenciones = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener un mal concepto de Alguien = show + low regard for, give + low regard to.
    * tener un mal día = have + a bad day.
    * terminar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * tierra mala = poor soil.
    * traerse algo malo entre manos = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tratar mal = maltreat, manhandle.
    * usar mal = abuse, misuse.

    * * *
    malo1 -la
    [ The form mal is used before masculine singular nouns. mal2 (↑ mal (2)) ]
    A [ SER] (en calidad) ‹producto› bad, poor; ‹película/novela› bad
    la tela es de mala calidad the material is poor quality
    tiene mala ortografía her spelling is bad o poor, she's a bad o poor speller
    más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer better the devil you know (than the devil you don't)
    B [ SER]
    1 (incompetente) ‹alumno/actor› bad
    soy muy mala para los números I'm terrible o very bad with figures
    2 ‹padre/marido/amigo› bad
    C [ SER] (desfavorable, adverso) bad
    ¡qué mala suerte! what bad luck!, how unlucky!
    la obra tuvo mala crítica the play got bad reviews
    están en mala situación económica they're going through hard times
    lo malo es que va a haber mucho tráfico the only thing o trouble o problem is that there'll be a lot of traffic
    en las malas ( AmS): un amigo no te abandona en las malas a friend doesn't abandon you when things are tough o when times are bad
    estar de malas (de mal humor) ( fam) to be in a bad mood; (desafortunado) ( esp AmL) to be unlucky
    por las malas unwillingly
    vas a tener que hacerlo, ya sea por las buenas o por las malas you'll have to do it whether you like it or not
    D [ SER] (inconveniente, perjudicial) ‹hábitos/lecturas› bad
    llegas en mal momento you've come at an awkward o a bad moment
    es malo tomar tanto sol it's not good to sunbathe so much
    E [ SER] (sin gracia) ‹chiste› bad
    F [ SER]
    1 (desagradable) ‹olor/aliento› bad
    hace un día muy malo it's a horrible day
    nos hizo mal tiempo we had bad weather
    hace tan malo ( Esp); it's such horrible weather, the weather's so horrible
    2 ( Chi fam) (feo) ugly
    G [ ESTAR] (en mal estado) ‹alimento›
    ese pescado/queso está malo that fish/cheese has gone bad, that fish/cheese is off ( BrE)
    H
    1
    (desmejorado, no saludable): tienes mal aspecto you don't look very well
    tienes mala cara you don't look well
    yo le veo muy mal color he looks terribly pale to me
    2 [ SER] (serio, grave) serious
    fue una mala caída it was a bad fall
    no tiene nada malo it's nothing serious
    3 [ ESTAR] (Esp, Méx fam) (enfermo) sick ( AmE), ill ( BrE)
    el pobre está malito the poor thing's not very well ( colloq)
    4 [ ESTAR]
    ( Esp fam euf) ‹mujer› estoy mala I've got my period, it's the time of the month ( colloq euph)
    me he puesto mala my period's started
    I [ SER] (difícil) malo DE + INF difficult to + INF
    esta tela es mala de planchar this material is difficult to iron
    es muy malo de convencer he's very difficult o hard to persuade, it's very difficult o hard to persuade him
    Sentido II [ SER] (en sentido ético) ‹persona›
    ¡qué malo eres con tu hermano! you're really horrible o nasty to your brother
    no seas mala, préstamelo don't be mean o rotten, lend it to me ( colloq)
    una mala mujer a loose woman
    es una mujer muy mala she's a wicked o an evil woman
    a la mala ( Chi fam): se lo quitaron a la mala they did him out of it ( colloq)
    pasó la cámara a la mala she sneaked the camera through ( colloq)
    un ataque a la mala a sneak attack
    no nos ofrecieron ni un mal café they didn't even offer us a (lousy) cup of coffee
    no había ni una mala silla para sentarse there wasn't a single damn chair to sit on ( colloq)
    Compuestos:
    feminine weed
    ( Esp): tiene muy maloa idea she's a nasty character o a nasty piece of work ( colloq)
    lo hizo a or con maloa idea he did it deliberately o to be nasty, he did it knowing it would hurt ( o cause trouble etc)
    lo hizo con maloa leche (Esp, Méx, Ven); he did it deliberately o to be nasty, he did it knowing it would hurt ( o cause trouble etc)
    está de maloa leche ( Esp); she's in a foul mood ( colloq)
    ¡qué maloa leche, se ha puesto a llover! ( Esp); what a drag! it's started raining ( colloq)
    feminine ( esp AmL) rude o dirty word
    feminine dirty trick
    me hizo or jugó una maloa pasada she played a dirty trick on me
    los nervios me jugaron una maloa pasada my nerves got the better of me
    feminine ( fam); bad luck
    hacerse maloa sangre to get worked up ( colloq), to get into a state ( colloq)
    fpl guile, cunning
    todo lo ha conseguido con maloas artes she's got everything she has by guile o through cunning
    fpl ( fam):
    dicen las maloas lenguas que … rumor* has it that …, there's a rumor* o there are rumors* going around that …, people are saying that …
    mpl bad o impure thoughts (pl)
    mpl (a persona, animal) maltreatment, ill-treatment; (a un niño, mujer) physical abuse, battery
    malos tratos a menores or a la infancia child abuse
    malo2 -la
    masculine, feminine
    ( leng infantil or hum); baddy ( colloq)
    uno de los malos one of the baddies o bad guys
    * * *

     

    malo
    ◊ -la adjetivo [The form mal is used before masculine singular nouns]

    1
    a) [ser] ( en general) bad;


    un mal amigo a bad friend;
    una mala caída a bad fall;
    soy muy malo para los números I'm very bad with figures;
    ¡qué mala suerte or (fam) pata! what bad luck!, how unlucky!;
    lo malo es que … the thing o trouble is that …;
    las malas compañías bad company;
    mala hierba weed;
    malos tratos ill-treatment;
    es malo tomar tanto sol it's not good to sunbathe so much;
    tienes mala cara or mal aspecto you don't look well
    b)calidad/visibilidad poor;


    estar de malas ( de mal humor) (fam) to be in a bad mood;

    ( con mala suerte) (esp AmL) to be unlucky;
    más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer better the devil you know (than the devil you don't)

    2 [ser] ‹ persona› ( en sentido ético) nasty;
    ( travieso) naughty;
    ¡qué malo eres con tu hermano! you're really horrible o nasty to your brother;

    no seas mala, préstamelo don't be mean o rotten, lend it to me (colloq);
    una mala mujer a loose woman;
    una mujer mala a wicked o an evil woman;
    lo hizo a or con mala idea he did it deliberately o to be nasty;
    mala palabra (esp AmL) rude o dirty word;
    dicen las malas lenguas que … (fam) there's a rumor going around that …, people are saying that …;
    hacerse mala sangre to get upset;
    ver tb leche 3
    3 [estar]
    a) ( en mal estado) ‹ alimento›:

    el pescado/queso está malo the fish/cheese has gone bad, that fish/cheese is off (BrE)

    b) (Esp, Méx fam) ( enfermo) sick (AmE), ill (BrE);


    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (leng infantil o hum) baddy (colloq)
    malo,-a
    I adjetivo mal
    1 bad: he tenido un día muy malo, I've had a bad day
    2 (perverso) wicked, bad
    (desobediente, travieso) naughty: es una mala persona, he's wicked
    préstame el coche, no seas malo, lend me your car, don't be so mean
    3 (espectáculo, libro, etc) bad, poor: es un argumento muy malo, it's a feeble argument
    4 (dañino) harmful: es malo para ti que él lo sepa, it's bad for you that he knows it
    tenemos que arrancar las malas hierbas, we'll have to pull out the weeds
    5 (enfermo) ill, sick
    6 (alimentos) rotten: se puso mala la carne, the meat went bad
    II m,f fam el malo, the baddy o villain
    ♦ Locuciones: estar de malas, to be in a bad mood
    por las malas, by force
    ' malo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abominable
    - ínfima
    - ínfimo
    - mal
    - mala
    - peor
    - quina
    - redundar
    - santita
    - santito
    - antología
    - chimbo
    - en
    - endiablado
    - fatal
    - fondo
    - igualmente
    - pata
    - pichanga
    - sangre
    English:
    abominable
    - abysmal
    - bad
    - baddy
    - devil
    - evil
    - good
    - half
    - ill
    - lean
    - low
    - mean
    - nasty
    - off
    - poor
    - rotten
    - shocking
    - spiteful
    - thick
    - up
    - villain
    - wicked
    - wrong
    - your
    - corny
    - crummy
    - indulgence
    - lame
    - naughty
    - paltry
    - ropey
    - severe
    - trashy
    - unkind
    * * *
    malo, -a Mal is used instead of malo before singular masculine nouns (e.g. un mal ejemplo a bad example). The comparative form of malo (= worse) is peor, the superlative forms (= the worst) are el peor (masculine) and la peor (feminine).
    adj
    1. [perjudicial, grave] bad;
    traigo malas noticias I have some bad news;
    es malo para el hígado it's bad for your liver;
    ¿es algo malo, doctor? is it serious, doctor?;
    una mala caída a nasty fall
    2. [sin calidad, sin aptitudes] poor, bad;
    una mala novela/actriz a bad novel/actress;
    tiene muy malas notas her Br marks o US grades are very poor o bad;
    ser de mala calidad to be poor quality;
    este material/producto es muy malo this material/product is very poor quality;
    soy muy malo para la música I'm no good at o very bad at music;
    Hum
    es más malo que hecho de encargo [producto, jugador] he's/it's truly awful o as bad as they come;
    más vale lo malo conocido que lo bueno por conocer better the devil you know (than the devil you don't)
    3. [inapropiado, adverso] bad;
    fue una mala decisión it was a bad decision;
    he dormido en mala postura I slept in a funny position;
    es mala señal it's a bad sign;
    lo malo es que… the problem is (that)…;
    disparó con la pierna mala y metió gol he shot with his weaker foot and scored;
    tener mala suerte to be unlucky;
    ¡qué mala suerte! how unlucky!
    Am mala palabra swearword
    4. [malvado] wicked, evil;
    es muy mala persona she's a really nasty person;
    tiene muy mala intención he's very spiteful;
    eso sólo lo haría un mal amigo it's a poor friend who would do a thing like that;
    ¡mira que eres malo, criticarla así! it's not very nice of you to criticize her like that!;
    anda, no seas malo y déjame que vaya go on, don't be mean, let me go
    5. [travieso] naughty;
    ¡no seas malo y obedece! be good and do as I say!;
    el crío está muy malo últimamente the child has been very naughty recently
    6. [enfermo] ill, sick;
    estar/ponerse malo to be/fall ill;
    tiene a su padre malo her father's ill;
    poner malo a alguien to drive sb mad;
    me pongo mala cada vez que la veo I get mad every time I see her
    7. [desagradable] bad;
    esta herida tiene mal aspecto this wound looks nasty;
    mal tiempo bad weather;
    hace mal tiempo the weather's bad;
    Esp
    está muy malo el día it's a horrible day, it's not a very nice day
    8. [podrido, pasado] bad, off, spoiled;
    la fruta está mala the fruit is bad o spoiled;
    la fruta se ha puesto mala the fruit has gone bad o Br gone off
    9. [uso enfático]
    ni un mal trozo de pan not even a crust of bread;
    no había ni un mal supermercado en el pueblo there wasn't a single supermarket to be found in the village
    10. [difícil]
    el asunto es malo de entender the matter is hard o difficult to understand;
    una lesión muy mala de curar an injury that won't heal easily
    11. Esp Fam Euf [con la menstruación]
    estar/ponerse mala to be on/start one's period
    nm,f
    el malo, la mala [en cine] the villain, the baddy
    interj
    cuando nadie se queja, ¡malo! it's a bad sign when nobody complains
    malas nfpl
    está o [m5] se ha puesto a malas con él she's fallen out with him;
    estar de malas to be in a bad mood;
    por las malas [a la fuerza] by force;
    lo vas a hacer, aunque tenga que ser por las malas you're going to do it, whether you like it or not;
    por las malas es de temer she's a fearful sight when she's angry;
    Am
    estar o [m5] andar de malas to be having a hard time;
    Andes, CSur
    en las malas [de mal humor] in a bad mood;
    los amigos no te abandonan en las malas friends don't let you down when things get bad
    * * *
    I adj
    1 bad
    2 calidad poor
    3 ( enfermo) sick, ill;
    ponerse malo get sick, fall ill
    4
    :
    por las buenas o por las malas whether he/she etc likes it or not;
    estar de malas be in a bad mood;
    por las malas by force;
    andar a malas con alguien be on bad terms with s.o.;
    lo malo es que unfortunately
    II m hum
    bad guy, baddy
    * * *
    1) : bad
    mala suerte: bad luck
    2) : wicked, naughty
    3) : cheap, poor (quality)
    4) : harmful
    malo para la salud: bad for one's health
    5) (using the form mal) : unwell
    estar mal del corazón: to have heart trouble
    6)
    estar de malas : to be in a bad mood
    malo, -la n
    : villain, bad guy (in novels, movies, etc.)
    * * *
    malo1 adj
    1. (en general) bad [comp. worse; superl. worst]
    2. (travieso) naughty [comp. naughtier; superl. naughtiest]
    3. (enfermo) ill [comp. worse; superl. worst]
    4. (pasado) off
    5. (malvado) evil
    ser malo en/para algo to be bad at something
    malo2 n villain

    Spanish-English dictionary > malo

  • 9 tener

    v.
    1 to have.
    tengo un hermano I have o I've got a brother
    tener fiebre to have a temperature
    tuvieron una pelea they had a fight
    tener un niño to have a baby
    ¡que tengan buen viaje! have a good journey!
    tengo las vacaciones en agosto my holidays are in August
    Yo tengo una casa I have a house.
    El carro tuvo un accidente The car had an accident.
    Esto tiene azúcar This has=is made of sugar.
    Yo tengo dos hijos I have=am the parent of two sons.
    Tengo un primo I have a cousin,
    Ella tuvo una gran idea She had a great idea.
    Yo tengo paperas I have=suffer from the mumps.
    Tengo un ataque de nervios I am having a nervous fit.
    Ella tiene su aprobación She has=meets with his approval.
    2 to be.
    tiene 3 metros de ancho it's 3 meters wide
    ¿cuántos años tienes? how old are you?
    tiene diez años she's ten (years old)
    tener hambre/miedo to be hungry/afraid
    tener mal humor to be bad-tempered
    le tiene lástima he feels sorry for her
    3 to get (recibir) (mensaje, regalo, visita, sensación).
    tuve un verdadero desengaño I was really disappointed
    tendrá una sorpresa he'll get a surprise
    4 to hold.
    tenlo por el asa hold it by the handle
    Ella tiene su bolso She holds her purse.
    5 to offer, to have.
    * * *
    Present Indicative
    tengo, tienes, tiene, tenemos, tenéis, tienen.
    Past Indicative
    Future Indicative
    Conditional
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperfect Subjunctive
    Future Subjunctive
    Imperative
    ten (tú), tenga (él/Vd.), tengamos (nos.), tened (vos.), tengan (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    2) hold
    3) own, possess
    4) feel
    - tener que
    - tenerse por
    * * *
    Para las expresiones como tener cuidado, tener ganas, tener suerte, tener de particular, tener en cuenta, ver la otra entrada.
    1. VERBO TRANSITIVO
    El uso de got con el verbo have es más frecuente en inglés británico, pero solo se usa en el presente.
    1) (=poseer, disponer de) to have, have got

    ¿tienes dinero? — do you have {o} have you got any money?

    ¿tienes un bolígrafo? — do you have {o} have you got a pen?

    ¿tiene usted permiso para esto? — do you have {o} have you got permission for this?

    tiene un tío en Venezuela — he has an uncle in Venezuela, he's got an uncle in Venezuela

    ahora no tengo tiempo — I don't have {o} I haven't got time now

    2) [referido a aspecto, carácter] to have, have got

    tiene el pelo rubio — he has blond hair, he's got blond hair

    tiene la nariz aguileña — she has an aquiline nose, she's got an aquiline nose

    3) [referido a edad] to be

    ¿cuántos años tienes? — how old are you?

    4) [referido a ocupaciones] to have, have got

    tenemos clase de inglés a las 11 — we have an English class at 11, we've got an English class at 11

    el lunes tenemos una reunión — we're having a meeting on Monday, we've got a meeting on Monday

    5) (=parir) to have
    6) (=medir) to be
    7) (=sentir) + sustantivo to be + adj

    tener hambre/sed/calor/frío — to be hungry/thirsty/hot/cold

    8) (=padecer, sufrir) to have

    Luis tiene la gripe — Luis has {o} has got flu

    tengo fiebre — I have {o} I've got a (high) temperature

    ¿qué tienes? — what's the matter with you?, what's wrong with you?

    9) (=sostener) to hold

    tenía el pasaporte en la mano — he had his passport in his hand, he was holding his passport in his hand

    tenme el vaso un momento, por favor — hold my glass for me for a moment, please

    ¡ten!, ¡aquí tienes! — here you are!

    10) (=recibir) to have

    ¿has tenido noticias suyas? — have you heard from her?

    11) (=pensar, considerar)

    tener [a bien] hacer algo — to see fit to do sth

    tener a algn [en] algo, te tendrán en más estima — they will hold you in higher esteem

    tener a algn [por] — + adj to consider sb (to be) + adj

    ten por [seguro] que... — rest assured that...

    12) tener algo que ({+ infin})

    tengo trabajo que hacer — I have {o} I've got work to do

    no tengo nada que hacer — I have {o} I've got nothing to do

    eso no tiene nada que ver — that has {o} that's got nothing to do with it

    13) [locuciones]

    ¡[ahí] lo tienes! — there you are!, there you have it!

    tener algo [de] + adj

    ¿qué tiene de malo? — what's wrong with that?

    tenerlo [difícil] — to find it difficult

    tenerlo [fácil] — to have it easy

    - ¿conque esas tenemos?

    no las tengo todas conmigo de que lo haga — I'm none too sure that he'll do it, I'm not entirely sure that he'll do it

    2. VERBO AUXILIAR
    1) tener que ({+ infin})
    a) [indicando obligación]

    tengo que comprarlo — I have to {o} I've got to buy it, I must buy it

    tenemos que marcharnos — we have to {o} we've got to go, we must be going

    tienen que aumentarte el sueldo — they have to {o} they've got to give you a rise

    b) [indicando suposición, probabilidad]

    ¡tienes que estar cansadísima! — you must be really tired!

    tiene que dolerte mucho ¿no? — it must hurt a lot, doesn't it?

    c) [en reproches]

    ¡tendrías que haberlo dicho antes! — you should have said so before!

    ¡tendría que darte vergüenza! — you should be ashamed of yourself!

    ¡tú tenías que ser! — it would be you!, it had to be you!

    d) [en sugerencias, recomendaciones]
    2) + participio
    3) + adj

    me tiene perplejo la falta de noticias — the lack of news is puzzling, I am puzzled by the lack of news

    4) esp Méx (=llevar)

    tienen tres meses de no cobrar — they haven't been paid for three months, it's three months since they've been paid

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo [El uso de 'got' en frases como 'I've got a new dress' está mucho más extendido en el inglés británico que en el americano. Éste prefiere la forma 'I have a new dress']
    1) (poseer, disponer de) <dinero/trabajo/tiempo> to have

    ¿tienen hijos? — do they have any children?, have they got any children?

    no tenemos pan — we don't have any bread, we haven't got any bread

    aquí tienes al culpablehere's o this is the culprit

    ¿conque ésas tenemos? — so that's the way things are, is it?

    2)
    a) ( llevar encima) to have

    ¿tiene hora? — have you got the time?

    b) ( llevar puesto) to be wearing
    3) (hablando de actividades, obligaciones) to have

    tengo invitados a cenarI have o I've got some people coming to dinner

    tener... que + inf — to have... to + inf

    tengo cosas que hacerI have o I've got things to do

    4)
    a) (señalando características, atributos) to have

    tiene el pelo largoshe has o she's got long hair

    ¿y eso qué tiene de malo? — and what's so bad about that?

    le lleva 15 años - ¿y eso qué tiene? — (AmL fam) she's 15 years older than he is - so what does that matter?

    ¿cuántos años tienes? — how old are you?

    5) ( dar a luz) <bebé/gemelos> to have
    6) (sujetar, sostener) to hold
    7) ( tomar)

    ten la llavetake o here's the key

    8) ( recibir) to have
    9)
    a) ( sentir)

    tengo hambre/sueño/frío — I'm hungry/tired/cold

    tengo el placer de... — it gives me great pleasure to...

    ¿qué tienes? — what's wrong?, what's the matter?

    b) (refiriéndose a síntomas, enfermedades) to have

    tengo dolor de cabezaI have o I've got a headache

    c) (refiriéndose a experiencias, sucesos) to have

    ten paciencia/cuidado — be patient/careful

    11) (indicando estado, situación) (+ compl)

    lo tiene dominadoshe has him under her thumb

    12) ( considerar)

    tener algo/a alguien por algo: se lo tiene por el mejor he/it is considered (to be) the best; siempre lo tuve por tímido I always thought he was shy; ten por seguro que lo hará — you can be sure he'll do it

    2.
    tener v aux
    1)
    a) (expresando obligación, necesidad)

    tener que + inf — to have (got) to + inf

    tengo que estudiar hoyI have to o I must study today

    b) (expresando propósito, recomendación)

    tener que + inf: tenemos que ir a verla we must go and see her; tengo que hacer ejercicio I must get some exercise; tendrías que llamarlo — you should ring him

    tener que + inf: tiene que estar en este cajón it must be in this drawer; tiene que haber sido él it must have been him; tú tenías que ser! — it had to be you!

    ¿tiene previsto asistir? — do you plan to attend?

    3.
    tenerse v pron

    no tenerse de sueñoto be dead o asleep on one's feet

    2) (refl) ( considerarse)

    tenerse por algo: se tiene por muy inteligente — he considers himself to be very intelligent

    * * *
    = bear, contain, have, hold, own, carry, have got, have + in place, live with, have at + Posesivo + disposal, possess.
    Ex. Use a uniform title for an entry if the item bears a title proper that differs from the uniform title.
    Ex. The label contains information about the record, indicating, for instance, its length, status, for example, new, amended, type and class.
    Ex. Many of the aspects of the indexing process including, in particular, term selection and search logic have common features.
    Ex. If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.
    Ex. For example, a person can consult the system holdings files to find out whether a library in the network owns a copy of the document.
    Ex. Europe Environment carries useful reports on the activities of the lobby groups in the environmental, consumer protection and research fields.
    Ex. Typical examples of enquiries of this kind that could be satisfied within minutes in any decently stocked library are ' Have you got anything on organising weddings?' 'Can you find me something on the history of paddle-steamers?'.
    Ex. The first country to have in place an operational domestic geostationary satellite communications system was Canada.
    Ex. Medical advances are improving the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, while prevention remains the key to stopping the spread of this disease.
    Ex. But this would require time and competencies, which not all policy makers have at their disposal.
    Ex. Not every index necessarily exhibits all the features of either of these types of indexing systems, and indeed, some will possess elements of both types of systems.
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    * acabar teniendo = end up with.
    * acontecimiento + tener lugar = occurrence + take place.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * aquí tiene(s) = here is/are.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * cambio + tener lugar = change + take place.
    * curso que tiene lugar fuera de la universidad = extension course, off-campus course.
    * dar gracias por lo que Uno tiene = count + Posesivo + blessings.
    * del que se tiene constancia = recorded.
    * demostrar que se tiene razón = prove + Posesivo + point.
    * el cliente siempre tiene la razón = the customer is always right.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * empezar a tener sentido = become + meaningful.
    * estudiar + Nombre + teniendo en cuenta + Nombre = place + Nombre + against the background of + Nombre.
    * hacer que tenga más valor = put + a premium on.
    * hombre que tiene mucho mundo = a man of the world.
    * lo que tenga que pasar, que pase = que sera sera, what's meant to be, will be, whatever will be, will be.
    * lo que tenga que ser, será = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * mujer que tiene mucho mundo = a woman of the world.
    * necesitarse tener en cuenta = need + consideration.
    * negar tener relación con = disclaim + connection with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no tener alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener apetito = be off + Posesivo + food, be off + Posesivo + oats.
    * no tener constancia de Algo = unrecorded.
    * no tener donde caerse muerto = not have two pennies to rub together.
    * no tener dos dedos de frente = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush.
    * no tener dos dedos de frnete = knucklehead.
    * no tener en cuenta = disregard, overlook, skip over, be oblivious of/to, close + the door on, leave + Nombre + out of the picture, fly in + the face of, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no tener errores = be error-free.
    * no tener éxito = come up with + nothing, prove + unsuccessful, be unsuccessful.
    * no tener fin = there + be + no end to.
    * no tener fronteras = have + no boundaries.
    * no tener fundamento = be unfounded.
    * no tener ganas = can't/couldn't be bothered, can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no tener ganas de comer = be off + Posesivo + food, be off + Posesivo + oats.
    * no tener hijos = be childless.
    * no tener hogar = be homeless.
    * no tener idea = have + no clue, have + no idea.
    * no tener idea de = be clueless about, have + no understanding of.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener información = be undocumented.
    * no tener la más mínima idea sobre Algo = Negativo + have + the foggiest idea.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * no tener la necesidad de usar Algo = have + no use for.
    * no tener la obligación de = be under no obligation.
    * no tener la preparación = be untrained.
    * no tener límite = have + no limit.
    * no tener límites = be boundless.
    * no tener lugar = fall through.
    * no tener más alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener más opción que = have + little choice but, have + no other option but.
    * no tener más remedio que = be stuck with, be left with the need to, get + stuck with.
    * no tener nada en contra de = have + no quarrel with, have + nothing against.
    * no tener nada en contra de Algo = have + no quarrel about + Nombre.
    * no tener nada que perder = have + nothing to lose.
    * no tener nada que ver con = be irrelevant to.
    * no tener ni idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni la más mínima posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
    * no tener ni la más remota posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
    * no tener ningún escrúpulo en = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ningún fundamento = not have a leg to stand on.
    * no tener ningún interés = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no tener ningún problema con = be okay with.
    * no tener ningún remilgo en = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ningún reparo = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ni pies ni cabeza = be pointless.
    * no tener ni punto de comparación = be in a different league.
    * no tener ni puta idea = not get + Posesivo + shit together.
    * no tener ni puta idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni un pelo de tonto = there are no flies (on/about) + Pronombre.
    * no tener ni voz ni voto en = have + no say in.
    * no tener noticias es buena señal = no news is good news.
    * no tener opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otra opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otro objetivo que el de = have + no other purpose than.
    * no tener otro sitio donde recurrir = have + nowhere else to turn.
    * no tener parangón = be unequalled, be without peer.
    * no tener pelos en la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no tener posibilidades = be dead meat.
    * no tener prejuicios = be open-minded.
    * no tener presente = be oblivious of/to.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * no tener razón = be wrong.
    * no tener razón de ser + Infinitivo = there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * no tener reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no tener reparos en admitir que = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no tener representación = be unrepresented.
    * no tener respuesta = be unanswerable.
    * no tener rival = be second to none.
    * no tener rumbo = lose + Posesivo + way.
    * no tener salida = be stuck, get + stuck.
    * no tenerse en pie = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no tener sentido = be meaningless, be pointless, be senseless.
    * no tener sentido el + Infinitivo = there + be + no point in + Gerundio.
    * no tener sentido + Infinitivo = there + be + little point in + Gerundio, there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * no tener suerte = be out of luck.
    * no tener tiempo de nada = have + not a moment to spare.
    * no tener trabajo = be unemployed.
    * no tener trascendencia = be of no consequence.
    * no tener un duro = not have a bean.
    * no tener valor = be valueless.
    * no tener vida privada = like being in a (gold)fish bowl.
    * no terminar nunca de tener problemas con = have + no end of problems with.
    * ¡Ojalá tuviera...! = I wish I had....
    * ¡Ojalá tuviese...! = I wish I had....
    * parece tener poco sentido que = there + seem + little point in.
    * por si + tener + suerte = on spec.
    * que no tiene compensación = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * que no tiene precio = priceless.
    * que pase lo que tenga que pasar = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * que tiene lugar una vez a la semana = once-weekly.
    * que tiene precio = priced.
    * que tiene sentido = meaningful.
    * que tiene solución = solvable.
    * revista que tiene una gran demanda popular = mass-market journal.
    * sin tener = in the absence of.
    * sin tener en cuenta = never mind, without regard to, independently of, disregarding, not including.
    * sin tener en cuenta el hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * sin tener que recurrir a = without recourse to.
    * tenemos intereses en ambas partes = our feet are in both worlds.
    * tener a Alguien metido en un puño = have + Nombre + under + Posesivo + thumb.
    * tener a cargo de uno = have + as + Posesivo + charge.
    * tener acceso a información confidencial = be on the inside.
    * tener acuerdos con = have + deals with.
    * tener afinidades = share + common ground.
    * tener aire acondiconado = be air-conditioned.
    * tener a la disposición de Uno = have at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * tener al alcance = have at + Posesivo + touch.
    * tener Algo al alcance = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener algo a mano = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener + Algo + a + Posesivo + entera disposición = have + the run of the + Nombre.
    * tener Algo bajo el control de Uno = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + command.
    * tener Algo claro = clarify + Posesivo + mind.
    * tener Algo en común = have + Nombre + in common, share + Nombre + in common.
    * tener algo en contra de = have + something against.
    * tener Algo fácilmente accesible = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener Algo hecho a la medida de uno = have + Nombre + cut out.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener algo que decir sobre = have + a say in.
    * tener algo que ver con = have + something to do with.
    * tener algo reservado = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener alguna incidencia en = have + some bearing on.
    * tener alguna posibilidad = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna posibilidad de triunfar = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna relevancia para = have + some bearing on.
    * tener alucinaciones = hallucinate.
    * tener a mano = have at + Posesivo + touch, have + on call, have + to hand, keep within + reach, be to hand.
    * tener ansias de = crave, crave for.
    * tener antecedentes de = have + a track record of.
    * tener antojo de = crave, crave for.
    * tener a + Posesivo + cargo = have + in + Posesivo + charge.
    * tener aspecto = look.
    * tener atrasos = be in arrears.
    * tener aversión a = have + aversion to.
    * tener beneficios = have + benefits.
    * tener buena mano con las plantas = have + a green thumb, have + green fingers.
    * tener buen apetito = have + a good appetite.
    * tener buenas intenciones = be well-intentioned, mean + well.
    * tener buenas perspectivas para = be well-placed to.
    * tener buen ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a good judge of character.
    * tener bulla = be in a hurry.
    * tener cabida para = hold, accommodate, include, take.
    * tener calentura = have + a temperature, have + a fever.
    * tener características en común = share + similarities.
    * tener cara de muerto = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener carencias = find + wanting.
    * tener carta blanca = have + carte-blanche.
    * tener causa justificada = have + good cause.
    * tener cautela = proceed + with caution.
    * tener celos = feel + jealous.
    * tener claro = be clear in your mind.
    * tener coherencia = cohere.
    * tener cólicos = be colicky.
    * tener como consecuencia = result (in).
    * tener como equivalente = have + counterpart.
    * tener como motivo central = plan around + Nombre.
    * tener como objetivo = have + as + Posesivo + objective, be in business for.
    * tener como sede = headquarter (at/in).
    * tener compasión de = have + compassion for.
    * tener conocimiento de = be privy to, be aware of.
    * tener consecuencias = have + consequences.
    * tener consecuencias en = have + implication for.
    * tener consecuencias negativas = backfire.
    * tener contacto = have + contact.
    * tener contactos = liaise (with/between).
    * tener controlado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * tener control sobre = have + hold on.
    * tener coraje = pluck up + courage, gather up + courage.
    * tener correlación con = bear + correlation with.
    * tener correspondencia = bear + correspondence (to).
    * tener cosas en común = share + common ground.
    * tener cualidades + Adjetivo = be of + Adjetivo + quality.
    * tener cuidado = exercise + care, exercise + caution, proceed + with caution, watch out, take + caution.
    * tener cuidado con = watch for, beware (of/that), look out for, be wary of.
    * tener cuidado con lo que se dice = say + the right thing.
    * tener cuidado con lo que Uno dice = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say.
    * tener cuidado de = be careful, be chary of, take + (great) pains to.
    * tener cuidado (de que) = take + care (that).
    * tener cultivos = grow + crops.
    * tener debilidad por = have + a soft spot for.
    * tener delante = have + before.
    * tener demasiada prisa = be in too much of a hurry, be in too much of a rush.
    * tener derecho a = be entitled to, have + a right to, entitle to, have + the right to, have + a say in.
    * tener derecho a expresar + Posesivo + opinión = be entitled to + Posesivo + own opinion.
    * tener derecho de paso = have + the right of way.
    * tener dificultad = struggle, experience + difficulty, be hard pressed.
    * tener dificultad de + Infinitivo = have + difficulty + Gerundio, have + difficulty in + Gerundio.
    * tener dificultad en + Verbo = be at pains to + Infinitivo.
    * tener dificultades = have + a hard time, have + a tough time.
    * tener dinero a punta pala = roll in + Dinero.
    * tener dominado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * tener dudas = be doubtful, have + misgivings, have + reservations (about), be suspicious.
    * tener dudas sobre = be ambivalent about.
    * tener efecto = take + effect, have + effect.
    * tener efecto sobre = impinge on/upon.
    * tener el atrevimiento de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener el corazón de un león = have + the heart of a lion.
    * tener el deber de = have + a responsibility to.
    * tener el derecho de = have + the right to.
    * tener el descaro de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener el destino de = suffer + the fate of.
    * tener el estatus profesional de + Nombre = have + Nombre + status.
    * tener el gusto de = take + pleasure.
    * tener el hábito de = have + the habit of.
    * tener el honor de = have + the honour of.
    * tener el lujo = have + luxury.
    * tener el mando = rule + the roost.
    * tener el mejor aspecto posible = look + Posesivo + best.
    * tener el mismo destino = suffer + the same fate.
    * tener el mono = suffer from + withdrawal symptoms.
    * tener el placer de = take + pleasure.
    * tener el plazo cumplido = be due.
    * tener el plazo vencido = be overdue.
    * tener el poder = be the boss, call + the shots, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener el poder de = have + the power to.
    * tener el toque mágico = have + the magic touch.
    * tener el valor = have + the courage.
    * tener el valor de = have + the guts to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener en común = hold in + common, tread + common ground.
    * tener en común con = partake (in/of).
    * tener en consideración = take into + consideration, take into + consideration.
    * tener en cuenta = allow for, bear in + mind, cater for/to, consider (as), heed, make + allowances, take + account of, take + cognisance of, take + cognition of, take into + account, take into + consideration, make + provision for, bring into + play, give + an ear to, factor, have + regard for, factor in, be aware of, note, keep in + mind.
    * tener en cuenta las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener en cuenta un punto de vista = take into + account + viewpoint, contemplate + view.
    * tener en funcionamiento = have + in effect.
    * tener en gran estima = have + a very high regard for.
    * tener en mente = bear in + mind, have + in mind, keep in + mind.
    * tener en observación = hold under + observation, keep under + observation.
    * tener en reserva = hold in + reserve.
    * tener entre manos = be up to.
    * tener envidia de = envy.
    * tener errores = be flawed.
    * tener éxito = achieve + success, be successful, get + anywhere, meet + success, prove + successful, succeed, attain + appeal, be a success, find + success, come up + trumps, prove + trumps, take off, meet with + success, hit + the big time, be popular, go + strong.
    * tener éxito en el mundo = succeed in + the world.
    * tener éxito en la vida = succeed in + life, get on in + life.
    * tener expectativas = hold + expectations, have + expectations.
    * tener experiencia = have + experience.
    * tener fácilmente accesible = have at + Posesivo + touch.
    * tener fallos = be flawed.
    * tener fe = have + faith (in).
    * tener fe en = have + faith (in).
    * tener fiebre = have + a temperature, have + a fever.
    * tener fijación por = be hipped (on/to), get hipped (on/to).
    * tener flatulencia = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
    * tener forma + Adjetivo = be + Adjetivo + in shape.
    * tener frenillo = lisp.
    * tener fundamento para pensar que = have + reason to believe that.
    * tener futuro = have + potential, there + be + a future for/in, have + a future.
    * tener ganada la mitad de la batalla = be half the battle.
    * tener ganada sólo la mitad de la batalla = be only half the battle.
    * tener ganas de = be keen to, have + an/the inclination to.
    * tener ganas de + Infinitivo = feel like + Gerundio.
    * tener gancho = be engaging.
    * tener gastos = incur + costs.
    * tener gastos generales = incur + overheads.
    * tener gran éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener gran repercusión = be far reaching.
    * tener hambre = be hungry, feel + hungry.
    * tener hambre después del esfuerzo = work up + an appetite.
    * tener hijos = father + children, have + children.
    * tener hipo = hiccup.
    * tener horario ajustado = be under time constraint.
    * tener horror a = loathe, hate.
    * tener idea = have + a clue.
    * tener impacto = make + impact.
    * tener impacto (sobre) = have + impact (on).
    * tener implicaciones para = have + implication for.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener indigestión = have + indigestion.
    * tener influencias = have + pull.
    * tener influencia sobre = have + hold on.
    * tener iniciativa = be proactive.
    * tener intereses en = have + a stake in.
    * tener intereses en juego = have + invested.
    * tener interés por = have + an interest in.
    * tener interés por/en = be interested in.
    * tener inventiva = be inventive.
    * tener jurisdicción = have + jurisdiction (over).
    * tener la autoridad = have + mandate.
    * tener la bragueta abierta = fly + be undone.
    * tener la capacidad de = have + the potential (to/for).
    * tener la cara de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la cara descompuesta = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener la categoría profesional de + Nombre = hold + Nombre + rank, have + Nombre + rank, enjoy + Nombre + rank.
    * tener la certeza de = feel + confident.
    * tener la certeza de que = rest + assured that.
    * tener la conciencia limpia = have + a clear conscience.
    * tener la conciencia tranquila = have + a clear conscience.
    * tener la convicción = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener la costumbre de = have + a habit of, have + the habit of.
    * tener la costumbre de + Infinitivo = be in the habit of + Gerundio.
    * tener la cuenta bancaria = bank.
    * tener la culpa (por/de) = be at fault (for/to).
    * tener la culpa de Algo que se ha causado Uno mismo = be of + Posesivo + own making.
    * tener la desfachatez de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la desvergüenza de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la doble función = double as, double up as.
    * tener la facultad de = have + powers to.
    * tener la fama de = have + a good record for.
    * tener la fecha de + Fecha = be dated + Fecha.
    * tener la frescura de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la función de = be in the business of.
    * tener la impresión = have + the impression, get + the impression.
    * tener la impresión de que = get + the feeling that.
    * tener la intención de = be intended to, intend, mean.
    * tener la intención de + Infinitivo = set out to + Infinitivo.
    * tener la libertad de = be at liberty to, feel + free to.
    * tener la libertard de/para = have + the latitude to.
    * tener la malafortuna de = have + the misfortune to.
    * tener la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.
    * tener la obligación de = be under the obligation to.
    * tener la ocasión de = have + opportunity to.
    * tener la oficina central en = headquarter (at/in).
    * tener la opinión = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener la oportunidad = have + the opportunity.
    * tener la oportunidad de = get + (a/the) + chance to, have + opportunity to, get + a chance to.
    * tener la osadía de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la paciencia del santo Job = have + the patience of Job.
    * tener la paciencia de un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * tener la posibilidad de = have + chance.
    * tener la potestad = have + mandate.
    * tener la potestad de = have + the power to, have + the right to.
    * tener lapsus = have + lapses.
    * tener la reputación de ser = be well known for.
    * tener la responsabilidad = charge, undertake + burden.
    * tener la responsabilidad de = have + the responsibility of.
    * tener la sartén por el mango = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener la seguridad de = have + the security of.
    * tener la seguridad de que = rest + assured that.
    * tener la sensación de que = have + a gut feeling that.
    * tener las mismas prerrogativas = have + an equal voice in.
    * tener las riendas de = hold + the reins of.
    * tener las riendas del poder = hold + the reins of power.
    * tener lástima = pity.
    * tener lástima de = take + pity on.
    * tener la tentación de = be tempted to.
    * tener la última palabra = have + the ultimate say, have + the final say, call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener la vista cansada = need + reading glasses.
    * tenerle manía a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tenerle rabia a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tenerle tirria a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tener libertad = have + freedom.
    * tener libertad sobre = have + wide discretion over.
    * tenerlo crudo = not be easy.
    * tenerlo difícil = not be easy, not be easy.
    * tenerlo duro = not be easy.
    * tenerlo fácil = have + an easy ride.
    * tener lo mejor de ambos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo mejor de los dos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo que hace falta = have + what it takes.
    * tener lo que hay que tener = have + what it takes.
    * tener lo que se necesita = have + what it takes.
    * tener los días contados = day + be + numbered, be doomed, doomed, be dead meat, the (hand)writing + be + on the wall, see it + coming.
    * tener los nervios de punta = have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * tener los nervios en el estómago = have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * tener los pies firmemente en el suelo = feet + be + firmly planted on the ground.
    * tenerlo todo = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tenerlo todo hecho = have + an easy ride.
    * tener lugar = take + place, go on, come to + pass.
    * tener madera de = be cut out for.
    * tener mala fama por = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for.
    * tener malas conexiones con = have + poor connections with.
    * tener malas intenciones = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tener mal de amores = be lovesick.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * tener más paciencia que el santo Job = have + the patience of Job.
    * tener más paciencia que un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * tener mérito = be meritorious.
    * tener miedo = be afraid, be in fear, frighten.
    * tener miedo a = be scared of.
    * tener miedo a Alguien = regard + Nombre + with fear.
    * tener motivo = be right.
    * tener motivo justificado = have + good cause.
    * tener motivo para = have + cause to.
    * tener movilidad = be mobile.
    * tener mucha distancia que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * tener mucha ilusión = be thrilled.
    * tener mucha personalidad = be full of character.
    * tener mucho camino que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * tener mucho carácter = be full of character.
    * tener mucho cuidado = be extra vigilant.
    * tener mucho éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener mucho interés en = have + a high stake in.
    * tener mucho interés por = be keen to.
    * tener mucho que ver con = have + a great deal to do with.
    * tener mucho tiempo libre = have + plenty of time to spare.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener niños = have + children.
    * tener + Nombre = be not without + Nombre.
    * tener noticias de = hear from.
    * tener + Número + Período de Tiempo = be + Período de Tiempo + old.
    * tener obligación = have + obligation.
    * tener obsesión con = be hipped (on/to), get hipped (on/to).
    * tener ojeras = have + bags under + Posesivo + eyes.
    * tener ojos en la nuca = have + eyes in the back of + Posesivo + head.
    * tener opinión = take + view.
    * tener paciencia = be patient.
    * tener paciencia con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * tener palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * tener paralelo = have + parallel.
    * tener pelos en la lengua = mince + words.
    * tener pérdidas = make + a loss.
    * tener perplejo = stump.
    * tener plena conciencia de = be fully aware of.
    * tener poca información = be information poor.
    * tener pocas luces = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush, knucklehead.
    * tener pocas posibilidades de = have + little recourse.
    * tener poco que ver = have + little to do.
    * tener poco valor = be of little value.
    * tener por costumbre + Infinitivo = be in the habit of + Gerundio.
    * tener por término medio = average.
    * tener posibilidades = stand + chance, be in with a chance.
    * tener potencial = have + potential.
    * tener precaución de = be chary of.
    * tener precedencia = take + priority.
    * tener preferencia = be preferential, have + the right of way.
    * tener preferencia (sobre) = take + precedence (over).
    * tener presente = be mindful of/that, bear in + mind, consider (as), keep in + focus, keep in + mind, make + consideration, mind, make + provision for, have + regard for, be aware of.
    * tener presente las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener prioridad = trump.
    * tener prisa = be in a hurry.
    * tener problema con Algo = experience + trouble with.
    * tener problemas = have + problems.
    * tener problemas con = fall + foul of, run + afoul of problems, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * tener problemas con la ley = fall + foul of the law, go + afoul of the law, fall + afoul of the law.
    * tener programado su comienzo = be scheduled to start.
    * tener programado su finalización = be scheduled for completion.
    * tener pros y contras = be a mixed blessing.
    * tener que = have to, hafta [have to].
    * tener que aguantar Algo = be stuck with, get + stuck with.
    * tener que arreglárselas solo = leave (up) to + Posesivo + own resources, leave to + Posesivo + own devices.
    * tener que cargar con = be stuck with, saddle with, get + stuck with.
    * tener que cargar con el peso de = be burdened with.
    * tener que cargar con el peso de la tradición = be burdened with + tradition.
    * tener que competir con = face + competition from.
    * tener + que felicitar a Alguien = have to hand it to + Nombre.
    * tener que ocurrir = be boun.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo [El uso de 'got' en frases como 'I've got a new dress' está mucho más extendido en el inglés británico que en el americano. Éste prefiere la forma 'I have a new dress']
    1) (poseer, disponer de) <dinero/trabajo/tiempo> to have

    ¿tienen hijos? — do they have any children?, have they got any children?

    no tenemos pan — we don't have any bread, we haven't got any bread

    aquí tienes al culpablehere's o this is the culprit

    ¿conque ésas tenemos? — so that's the way things are, is it?

    2)
    a) ( llevar encima) to have

    ¿tiene hora? — have you got the time?

    b) ( llevar puesto) to be wearing
    3) (hablando de actividades, obligaciones) to have

    tengo invitados a cenarI have o I've got some people coming to dinner

    tener... que + inf — to have... to + inf

    tengo cosas que hacerI have o I've got things to do

    4)
    a) (señalando características, atributos) to have

    tiene el pelo largoshe has o she's got long hair

    ¿y eso qué tiene de malo? — and what's so bad about that?

    le lleva 15 años - ¿y eso qué tiene? — (AmL fam) she's 15 years older than he is - so what does that matter?

    ¿cuántos años tienes? — how old are you?

    5) ( dar a luz) <bebé/gemelos> to have
    6) (sujetar, sostener) to hold
    7) ( tomar)

    ten la llavetake o here's the key

    8) ( recibir) to have
    9)
    a) ( sentir)

    tengo hambre/sueño/frío — I'm hungry/tired/cold

    tengo el placer de... — it gives me great pleasure to...

    ¿qué tienes? — what's wrong?, what's the matter?

    b) (refiriéndose a síntomas, enfermedades) to have

    tengo dolor de cabezaI have o I've got a headache

    c) (refiriéndose a experiencias, sucesos) to have

    ten paciencia/cuidado — be patient/careful

    11) (indicando estado, situación) (+ compl)

    lo tiene dominadoshe has him under her thumb

    12) ( considerar)

    tener algo/a alguien por algo: se lo tiene por el mejor he/it is considered (to be) the best; siempre lo tuve por tímido I always thought he was shy; ten por seguro que lo hará — you can be sure he'll do it

    2.
    tener v aux
    1)
    a) (expresando obligación, necesidad)

    tener que + inf — to have (got) to + inf

    tengo que estudiar hoyI have to o I must study today

    b) (expresando propósito, recomendación)

    tener que + inf: tenemos que ir a verla we must go and see her; tengo que hacer ejercicio I must get some exercise; tendrías que llamarlo — you should ring him

    tener que + inf: tiene que estar en este cajón it must be in this drawer; tiene que haber sido él it must have been him; tú tenías que ser! — it had to be you!

    ¿tiene previsto asistir? — do you plan to attend?

    3.
    tenerse v pron

    no tenerse de sueñoto be dead o asleep on one's feet

    2) (refl) ( considerarse)

    tenerse por algo: se tiene por muy inteligente — he considers himself to be very intelligent

    * * *
    = bear, contain, have, hold, own, carry, have got, have + in place, live with, have at + Posesivo + disposal, possess.

    Ex: Use a uniform title for an entry if the item bears a title proper that differs from the uniform title.

    Ex: The label contains information about the record, indicating, for instance, its length, status, for example, new, amended, type and class.
    Ex: Many of the aspects of the indexing process including, in particular, term selection and search logic have common features.
    Ex: If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.
    Ex: For example, a person can consult the system holdings files to find out whether a library in the network owns a copy of the document.
    Ex: Europe Environment carries useful reports on the activities of the lobby groups in the environmental, consumer protection and research fields.
    Ex: Typical examples of enquiries of this kind that could be satisfied within minutes in any decently stocked library are ' Have you got anything on organising weddings?' 'Can you find me something on the history of paddle-steamers?'.
    Ex: The first country to have in place an operational domestic geostationary satellite communications system was Canada.
    Ex: Medical advances are improving the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, while prevention remains the key to stopping the spread of this disease.
    Ex: But this would require time and competencies, which not all policy makers have at their disposal.
    Ex: Not every index necessarily exhibits all the features of either of these types of indexing systems, and indeed, some will possess elements of both types of systems.
    * acabar teniendo = end up with.
    * acontecimiento + tener lugar = occurrence + take place.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * aquí tiene(s) = here is/are.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * cambio + tener lugar = change + take place.
    * curso que tiene lugar fuera de la universidad = extension course, off-campus course.
    * dar gracias por lo que Uno tiene = count + Posesivo + blessings.
    * del que se tiene constancia = recorded.
    * demostrar que se tiene razón = prove + Posesivo + point.
    * el cliente siempre tiene la razón = the customer is always right.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * empezar a tener sentido = become + meaningful.
    * estudiar + Nombre + teniendo en cuenta + Nombre = place + Nombre + against the background of + Nombre.
    * hacer que tenga más valor = put + a premium on.
    * hombre que tiene mucho mundo = a man of the world.
    * lo que tenga que pasar, que pase = que sera sera, what's meant to be, will be, whatever will be, will be.
    * lo que tenga que ser, será = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * mujer que tiene mucho mundo = a woman of the world.
    * necesitarse tener en cuenta = need + consideration.
    * negar tener relación con = disclaim + connection with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no tener alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener apetito = be off + Posesivo + food, be off + Posesivo + oats.
    * no tener constancia de Algo = unrecorded.
    * no tener donde caerse muerto = not have two pennies to rub together.
    * no tener dos dedos de frente = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush.
    * no tener dos dedos de frnete = knucklehead.
    * no tener en cuenta = disregard, overlook, skip over, be oblivious of/to, close + the door on, leave + Nombre + out of the picture, fly in + the face of, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no tener errores = be error-free.
    * no tener éxito = come up with + nothing, prove + unsuccessful, be unsuccessful.
    * no tener fin = there + be + no end to.
    * no tener fronteras = have + no boundaries.
    * no tener fundamento = be unfounded.
    * no tener ganas = can't/couldn't be bothered, can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no tener ganas de comer = be off + Posesivo + food, be off + Posesivo + oats.
    * no tener hijos = be childless.
    * no tener hogar = be homeless.
    * no tener idea = have + no clue, have + no idea.
    * no tener idea de = be clueless about, have + no understanding of.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener información = be undocumented.
    * no tener la más mínima idea sobre Algo = Negativo + have + the foggiest idea.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * no tener la necesidad de usar Algo = have + no use for.
    * no tener la obligación de = be under no obligation.
    * no tener la preparación = be untrained.
    * no tener límite = have + no limit.
    * no tener límites = be boundless.
    * no tener lugar = fall through.
    * no tener más alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener más opción que = have + little choice but, have + no other option but.
    * no tener más remedio que = be stuck with, be left with the need to, get + stuck with.
    * no tener nada en contra de = have + no quarrel with, have + nothing against.
    * no tener nada en contra de Algo = have + no quarrel about + Nombre.
    * no tener nada que perder = have + nothing to lose.
    * no tener nada que ver con = be irrelevant to.
    * no tener ni idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni la más mínima posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
    * no tener ni la más remota posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
    * no tener ningún escrúpulo en = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ningún fundamento = not have a leg to stand on.
    * no tener ningún interés = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no tener ningún problema con = be okay with.
    * no tener ningún remilgo en = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ningún reparo = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ni pies ni cabeza = be pointless.
    * no tener ni punto de comparación = be in a different league.
    * no tener ni puta idea = not get + Posesivo + shit together.
    * no tener ni puta idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni un pelo de tonto = there are no flies (on/about) + Pronombre.
    * no tener ni voz ni voto en = have + no say in.
    * no tener noticias es buena señal = no news is good news.
    * no tener opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otra opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otro objetivo que el de = have + no other purpose than.
    * no tener otro sitio donde recurrir = have + nowhere else to turn.
    * no tener parangón = be unequalled, be without peer.
    * no tener pelos en la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no tener posibilidades = be dead meat.
    * no tener prejuicios = be open-minded.
    * no tener presente = be oblivious of/to.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * no tener razón = be wrong.
    * no tener razón de ser + Infinitivo = there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * no tener reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no tener reparos en admitir que = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no tener representación = be unrepresented.
    * no tener respuesta = be unanswerable.
    * no tener rival = be second to none.
    * no tener rumbo = lose + Posesivo + way.
    * no tener salida = be stuck, get + stuck.
    * no tenerse en pie = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no tener sentido = be meaningless, be pointless, be senseless.
    * no tener sentido el + Infinitivo = there + be + no point in + Gerundio.
    * no tener sentido + Infinitivo = there + be + little point in + Gerundio, there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * no tener suerte = be out of luck.
    * no tener tiempo de nada = have + not a moment to spare.
    * no tener trabajo = be unemployed.
    * no tener trascendencia = be of no consequence.
    * no tener un duro = not have a bean.
    * no tener valor = be valueless.
    * no tener vida privada = like being in a (gold)fish bowl.
    * no terminar nunca de tener problemas con = have + no end of problems with.
    * ¡Ojalá tuviera...! = I wish I had....
    * ¡Ojalá tuviese...! = I wish I had....
    * parece tener poco sentido que = there + seem + little point in.
    * por si + tener + suerte = on spec.
    * que no tiene compensación = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * que no tiene precio = priceless.
    * que pase lo que tenga que pasar = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * que tiene lugar una vez a la semana = once-weekly.
    * que tiene precio = priced.
    * que tiene sentido = meaningful.
    * que tiene solución = solvable.
    * revista que tiene una gran demanda popular = mass-market journal.
    * sin tener = in the absence of.
    * sin tener en cuenta = never mind, without regard to, independently of, disregarding, not including.
    * sin tener en cuenta el hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * sin tener que recurrir a = without recourse to.
    * tenemos intereses en ambas partes = our feet are in both worlds.
    * tener a Alguien metido en un puño = have + Nombre + under + Posesivo + thumb.
    * tener a cargo de uno = have + as + Posesivo + charge.
    * tener acceso a información confidencial = be on the inside.
    * tener acuerdos con = have + deals with.
    * tener afinidades = share + common ground.
    * tener aire acondiconado = be air-conditioned.
    * tener a la disposición de Uno = have at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * tener al alcance = have at + Posesivo + touch.
    * tener Algo al alcance = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener algo a mano = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener + Algo + a + Posesivo + entera disposición = have + the run of the + Nombre.
    * tener Algo bajo el control de Uno = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + command.
    * tener Algo claro = clarify + Posesivo + mind.
    * tener Algo en común = have + Nombre + in common, share + Nombre + in common.
    * tener algo en contra de = have + something against.
    * tener Algo fácilmente accesible = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener Algo hecho a la medida de uno = have + Nombre + cut out.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener algo que decir sobre = have + a say in.
    * tener algo que ver con = have + something to do with.
    * tener algo reservado = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener alguna incidencia en = have + some bearing on.
    * tener alguna posibilidad = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna posibilidad de triunfar = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna relevancia para = have + some bearing on.
    * tener alucinaciones = hallucinate.
    * tener a mano = have at + Posesivo + touch, have + on call, have + to hand, keep within + reach, be to hand.
    * tener ansias de = crave, crave for.
    * tener antecedentes de = have + a track record of.
    * tener antojo de = crave, crave for.
    * tener a + Posesivo + cargo = have + in + Posesivo + charge.
    * tener aspecto = look.
    * tener atrasos = be in arrears.
    * tener aversión a = have + aversion to.
    * tener beneficios = have + benefits.
    * tener buena mano con las plantas = have + a green thumb, have + green fingers.
    * tener buen apetito = have + a good appetite.
    * tener buenas intenciones = be well-intentioned, mean + well.
    * tener buenas perspectivas para = be well-placed to.
    * tener buen ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a good judge of character.
    * tener bulla = be in a hurry.
    * tener cabida para = hold, accommodate, include, take.
    * tener calentura = have + a temperature, have + a fever.
    * tener características en común = share + similarities.
    * tener cara de muerto = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener carencias = find + wanting.
    * tener carta blanca = have + carte-blanche.
    * tener causa justificada = have + good cause.
    * tener cautela = proceed + with caution.
    * tener celos = feel + jealous.
    * tener claro = be clear in your mind.
    * tener coherencia = cohere.
    * tener cólicos = be colicky.
    * tener como consecuencia = result (in).
    * tener como equivalente = have + counterpart.
    * tener como motivo central = plan around + Nombre.
    * tener como objetivo = have + as + Posesivo + objective, be in business for.
    * tener como sede = headquarter (at/in).
    * tener compasión de = have + compassion for.
    * tener conocimiento de = be privy to, be aware of.
    * tener consecuencias = have + consequences.
    * tener consecuencias en = have + implication for.
    * tener consecuencias negativas = backfire.
    * tener contacto = have + contact.
    * tener contactos = liaise (with/between).
    * tener controlado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * tener control sobre = have + hold on.
    * tener coraje = pluck up + courage, gather up + courage.
    * tener correlación con = bear + correlation with.
    * tener correspondencia = bear + correspondence (to).
    * tener cosas en común = share + common ground.
    * tener cualidades + Adjetivo = be of + Adjetivo + quality.
    * tener cuidado = exercise + care, exercise + caution, proceed + with caution, watch out, take + caution.
    * tener cuidado con = watch for, beware (of/that), look out for, be wary of.
    * tener cuidado con lo que se dice = say + the right thing.
    * tener cuidado con lo que Uno dice = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say.
    * tener cuidado de = be careful, be chary of, take + (great) pains to.
    * tener cuidado (de que) = take + care (that).
    * tener cultivos = grow + crops.
    * tener debilidad por = have + a soft spot for.
    * tener delante = have + before.
    * tener demasiada prisa = be in too much of a hurry, be in too much of a rush.
    * tener derecho a = be entitled to, have + a right to, entitle to, have + the right to, have + a say in.
    * tener derecho a expresar + Posesivo + opinión = be entitled to + Posesivo + own opinion.
    * tener derecho de paso = have + the right of way.
    * tener dificultad = struggle, experience + difficulty, be hard pressed.
    * tener dificultad de + Infinitivo = have + difficulty + Gerundio, have + difficulty in + Gerundio.
    * tener dificultad en + Verbo = be at pains to + Infinitivo.
    * tener dificultades = have + a hard time, have + a tough time.
    * tener dinero a punta pala = roll in + Dinero.
    * tener dominado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * tener dudas = be doubtful, have + misgivings, have + reservations (about), be suspicious.
    * tener dudas sobre = be ambivalent about.
    * tener efecto = take + effect, have + effect.
    * tener efecto sobre = impinge on/upon.
    * tener el atrevimiento de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener el corazón de un león = have + the heart of a lion.
    * tener el deber de = have + a responsibility to.
    * tener el derecho de = have + the right to.
    * tener el descaro de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener el destino de = suffer + the fate of.
    * tener el estatus profesional de + Nombre = have + Nombre + status.
    * tener el gusto de = take + pleasure.
    * tener el hábito de = have + the habit of.
    * tener el honor de = have + the honour of.
    * tener el lujo = have + luxury.
    * tener el mando = rule + the roost.
    * tener el mejor aspecto posible = look + Posesivo + best.
    * tener el mismo destino = suffer + the same fate.
    * tener el mono = suffer from + withdrawal symptoms.
    * tener el placer de = take + pleasure.
    * tener el plazo cumplido = be due.
    * tener el plazo vencido = be overdue.
    * tener el poder = be the boss, call + the shots, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener el poder de = have + the power to.
    * tener el toque mágico = have + the magic touch.
    * tener el valor = have + the courage.
    * tener el valor de = have + the guts to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener en común = hold in + common, tread + common ground.
    * tener en común con = partake (in/of).
    * tener en consideración = take into + consideration, take into + consideration.
    * tener en cuenta = allow for, bear in + mind, cater for/to, consider (as), heed, make + allowances, take + account of, take + cognisance of, take + cognition of, take into + account, take into + consideration, make + provision for, bring into + play, give + an ear to, factor, have + regard for, factor in, be aware of, note, keep in + mind.
    * tener en cuenta las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener en cuenta un punto de vista = take into + account + viewpoint, contemplate + view.
    * tener en funcionamiento = have + in effect.
    * tener en gran estima = have + a very high regard for.
    * tener en mente = bear in + mind, have + in mind, keep in + mind.
    * tener en observación = hold under + observation, keep under + observation.
    * tener en reserva = hold in + reserve.
    * tener entre manos = be up to.
    * tener envidia de = envy.
    * tener errores = be flawed.
    * tener éxito = achieve + success, be successful, get + anywhere, meet + success, prove + successful, succeed, attain + appeal, be a success, find + success, come up + trumps, prove + trumps, take off, meet with + success, hit + the big time, be popular, go + strong.
    * tener éxito en el mundo = succeed in + the world.
    * tener éxito en la vida = succeed in + life, get on in + life.
    * tener expectativas = hold + expectations, have + expectations.
    * tener experiencia = have + experience.
    * tener fácilmente accesible = have at + Posesivo + touch.
    * tener fallos = be flawed.
    * tener fe = have + faith (in).
    * tener fe en = have + faith (in).
    * tener fiebre = have + a temperature, have + a fever.
    * tener fijación por = be hipped (on/to), get hipped (on/to).
    * tener flatulencia = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
    * tener forma + Adjetivo = be + Adjetivo + in shape.
    * tener frenillo = lisp.
    * tener fundamento para pensar que = have + reason to believe that.
    * tener futuro = have + potential, there + be + a future for/in, have + a future.
    * tener ganada la mitad de la batalla = be half the battle.
    * tener ganada sólo la mitad de la batalla = be only half the battle.
    * tener ganas de = be keen to, have + an/the inclination to.
    * tener ganas de + Infinitivo = feel like + Gerundio.
    * tener gancho = be engaging.
    * tener gastos = incur + costs.
    * tener gastos generales = incur + overheads.
    * tener gran éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener gran repercusión = be far reaching.
    * tener hambre = be hungry, feel + hungry.
    * tener hambre después del esfuerzo = work up + an appetite.
    * tener hijos = father + children, have + children.
    * tener hipo = hiccup.
    * tener horario ajustado = be under time constraint.
    * tener horror a = loathe, hate.
    * tener idea = have + a clue.
    * tener impacto = make + impact.
    * tener impacto (sobre) = have + impact (on).
    * tener implicaciones para = have + implication for.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener indigestión = have + indigestion.
    * tener influencias = have + pull.
    * tener influencia sobre = have + hold on.
    * tener iniciativa = be proactive.
    * tener intereses en = have + a stake in.
    * tener intereses en juego = have + invested.
    * tener interés por = have + an interest in.
    * tener interés por/en = be interested in.
    * tener inventiva = be inventive.
    * tener jurisdicción = have + jurisdiction (over).
    * tener la autoridad = have + mandate.
    * tener la bragueta abierta = fly + be undone.
    * tener la capacidad de = have + the potential (to/for).
    * tener la cara de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la cara descompuesta = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener la categoría profesional de + Nombre = hold + Nombre + rank, have + Nombre + rank, enjoy + Nombre + rank.
    * tener la certeza de = feel + confident.
    * tener la certeza de que = rest + assured that.
    * tener la conciencia limpia = have + a clear conscience.
    * tener la conciencia tranquila = have + a clear conscience.
    * tener la convicción = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener la costumbre de = have + a habit of, have + the habit of.
    * tener la costumbre de + Infinitivo = be in the habit of + Gerundio.
    * tener la cuenta bancaria = bank.
    * tener la culpa (por/de) = be at fault (for/to).
    * tener la culpa de Algo que se ha causado Uno mismo = be of + Posesivo + own making.
    * tener la desfachatez de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la desvergüenza de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la doble función = double as, double up as.
    * tener la facultad de = have + powers to.
    * tener la fama de = have + a good record for.
    * tener la fecha de + Fecha = be dated + Fecha.
    * tener la frescura de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la función de = be in the business of.
    * tener la impresión = have + the impression, get + the impression.
    * tener la impresión de que = get + the feeling that.
    * tener la intención de = be intended to, intend, mean.
    * tener la intención de + Infinitivo = set out to + Infinitivo.
    * tener la libertad de = be at liberty to, feel + free to.
    * tener la libertard de/para = have + the latitude to.
    * tener la malafortuna de = have + the misfortune to.
    * tener la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.
    * tener la obligación de = be under the obligation to.
    * tener la ocasión de = have + opportunity to.
    * tener la oficina central en = headquarter (at/in).
    * tener la opinión = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener la oportunidad = have + the opportunity.
    * tener la oportunidad de = get + (a/the) + chance to, have + opportunity to, get + a chance to.
    * tener la osadía de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la paciencia del santo Job = have + the patience of Job.
    * tener la paciencia de un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * tener la posibilidad de = have + chance.
    * tener la potestad = have + mandate.
    * tener la potestad de = have + the power to, have + the right to.
    * tener lapsus = have + lapses.
    * tener la reputación de ser = be well known for.
    * tener la responsabilidad = charge, undertake + burden.
    * tener la responsabilidad de = have + the responsibility of.
    * tener la sartén por el mango = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener la seguridad de = have + the security of.
    * tener la seguridad de que = rest + assured that.
    * tener la sensación de que = have + a gut feeling that.
    * tener las mismas prerrogativas = have + an equal voice in.
    * tener las riendas de = hold + the reins of.
    * tener las riendas del poder = hold + the reins of power.
    * tener lástima = pity.
    * tener lástima de = take + pity on.
    * tener la tentación de = be tempted to.
    * tener la última palabra = have + the ultimate say, have + the final say, call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener la vista cansada = need + reading glasses.
    * tenerle manía a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tenerle rabia a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tenerle tirria a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tener libertad = have + freedom.
    * tener libertad sobre = have + wide discretion over.
    * tenerlo crudo = not be easy.
    * tenerlo difícil = not be easy, not be easy.
    * tenerlo duro = not be easy.
    * tenerlo fácil = have + an easy ride.
    * tener lo mejor de ambos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo mejor de los dos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo que hace falta = have + what it takes.
    * tener lo que hay que tener = have + what it takes.
    * tener lo que se necesita = have + what it takes.
    * tener los días contados = day + be + numbered, be doomed, doomed, be dead meat, the (hand)writing + be + on the wall, see it + coming.
    * tener los nervios de punta = have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * tener los nervios en el estómago = have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * tener los pies firmemente en el suelo = feet + be + firmly planted on the ground.
    * tenerlo todo = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tenerlo todo hecho = have + an easy ride.
    * tener lugar = take + place, go on, come to + pass.
    * tener madera de = be cut out for.
    * tener mala fama por = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for.
    * tener malas conexiones con = have + poor connections with.
    * tener malas intenciones = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tener mal de amores = be lovesick.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * tener más paciencia que el santo Job = have + the patience of Job.
    * tener más paciencia que un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * tener mérito = be meritorious.
    * tener miedo = be afraid, be in fear, frighten.
    * tener miedo a = be scared of.
    * tener miedo a Alguien = regard + Nombre + with fear.
    * tener motivo = be right.
    * tener motivo justificado = have + good cause.
    * tener motivo para = have + cause to.
    * tener movilidad = be mobile.
    * tener mucha distancia que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * tener mucha ilusión = be thrilled.
    * tener mucha personalidad = be full of character.
    * tener mucho camino que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * tener mucho carácter = be full of character.
    * tener mucho cuidado = be extra vigilant.
    * tener mucho éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener mucho interés en = have + a high stake in.
    * tener mucho interés por = be keen to.
    * tener mucho que ver con = have + a great deal to do with.
    * tener mucho tiempo libre = have + plenty of time to spare.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener niños = have + children.
    * tener + Nombre = be not without + Nombre.
    * tener noticias de = hear from.
    * tener + Número + Período de Tiempo = be + Período de Tiempo + old.
    * tener obligación = have + obligation.
    * tener obsesión con = be hipped (on/to), get hipped (on/to).
    * tener ojeras = have + bags under + Posesivo + eyes.
    * tener ojos en la nuca = have + eyes in the back of + Posesivo + head.
    * tener opinión = take + view.
    * tener paciencia = be patient.
    * tener paciencia con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * tener palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * tener paralelo = have + parallel.
    * tener pelos en la lengua = mince + words.
    * tener pérdidas = make + a loss.
    * tener perplejo = stump.
    * tener plena conciencia de = be fully aware of.
    * tener poca información = be information poor.
    * tener pocas luces = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush, knucklehead.
    * tener pocas posibilidades de = have + little recourse.
    * tener poco que ver = have + little to do.
    * tener poco valor = be of little value.
    * tener por costumbre + Infinitivo = be in the habit of + Gerundio.
    * tener por término medio = average.
    * tener posibilidades = stand + chance, be in with a chance.
    * tener potencial = have + potential.
    * tener precaución de = be chary of.
    * tener precedencia = take + priority.
    * tener preferencia = be preferential, have + the right of way.
    * tener preferencia (sobre) = take + precedence (over).
    * tener presente = be mindful of/that, bear in + mind, consider (as), keep in + focus, keep in + mind, make + consideration, mind, make + provision for, have + regard for, be aware of.
    * tener presente las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener prioridad = trump.
    * tener prisa = be in a hurry.
    * tener problema con Algo = experience + trouble with.
    * tener problemas = have + problems.
    * tener problemas con = fall + foul of, run + afoul of problems, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * tener problemas con la ley = fall + foul of the law, go + afoul of the law, fall + afoul of the law.
    * tener programado su comienzo = be scheduled to start.
    * tener programado su finalización = be scheduled for completion.
    * tener pros y contras = be a mixed blessing.
    * tener que = have to, hafta [have to].
    * tener que aguantar Algo = be stuck with, get + stuck with.
    * tener que arreglárselas solo = leave (up) to + Posesivo + own resources, leave to + Posesivo + own devices.
    * tener que cargar con = be stuck with, saddle with, get + stuck with.
    * tener que cargar con el peso de = be burdened with.
    * tener que cargar con el peso de la tradición = be burdened with + tradition.
    * tener que competir con = face + competition from.
    * tener + que felicitar a Alguien = have to hand it to + Nombre.
    * tener que ocurrir = be boun

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    tener [ E27 ]
    ■ tener (verbo transitivo)
    A poseer, disponer de
    B
    1 llevar encima
    2 llevar puesto
    C actividades, obligaciones
    D
    1 señalando características
    2 expresando edad
    3 con idea de posibilidad
    E dar a luz
    A sujetar, sostener
    B tomar
    A recibir
    B
    1 sentir
    2 refiriéndose a síntomas
    3 refiriéndose a sucesos
    C refiriéndose a actitudes
    A indicando estado, situación
    B tener algo/a alguien por algo
    ■ tener (verbo auxiliar)
    A
    1 tener que: obligación
    2 tener que: propósito
    B tener que: certeza
    A con participio pasado
    B en expresiones de tiempo
    ■ tenerse (verbo pronominal)
    A sostenerse
    B tenerse por algo
    vt
    [El uso de `got' en frases como `I've got a new dress' está mucho más extendido en el inglés británico que en el americano. Éste prefiere la forma `I have a new dress']
    A (poseer, disponer de) ‹dinero/trabajo/tiempo› to have
    ése ya lo tengo I already have that one, I've already got that one
    ¿tienen hijos? do they have any children?, have they got any children?
    tiene un sueldo muy bueno she earns a very good salary, she is on a very good salary
    no tenemos aceitunas we don't have any olives, we haven't got any olives
    no tenía bastante dinero I didn't have enough money
    no tengo a quién recurrir I have o I've got nobody to turn to
    tú no tienes idea de lo que fue you've no idea o you can't imagine what it was like
    aquí tienes al autor del delito here's o this is the culprit
    ¡ahí tienes! ¿ves cómo no se los puede dejar solos? there you are! you see how they can't be left on their own?
    ¿conque ésas tenemos? so that's the way things are, is it?
    no tenerlas todas consigo ( fam): no sé, no las tengo todas conmigo I don't know, I'm not entirely sure o I'm not a hundred percent sure o I'm not at all sure
    tenerla con algn (CS fam); to have it in for sb ( colloq)
    tenerla con algo (CS fam); to keep o go on about sth ( colloq)
    B
    1 (llevar encima) to have
    ¿tienes cambio de $100? do you have change for $100?
    no tengo un lápiz I don't have a pencil (on me), I haven't got a pencil (on me)
    ¿tiene hora? have you got the time?, could you tell me the time?
    2 (llevar puesto) to be wearing, have on
    ¡qué traje más elegante tienes! that's a smart suit you're wearing o you have on!
    C (hablando de actividades, obligaciones) to have
    esta noche tengo una fiesta I'm going to o I have a party tonight
    los viernes tenemos gimnasia we have keep-fit on Fridays
    tenemos invitados a cenar we have o we've got some people coming to dinner
    tengo un par de camisas que planchar I have o I've got a couple of shirts to iron
    D
    1 [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] (señalando características, atributos) to have
    tiene los ojos castaños/el pelo largo she has o she's got brown eyes/long hair
    tiene mucho tacto/valor he's very tactful/brave
    tiene habilidad para esas cosas he's very good at that sort of thing
    tiene sus defectos he has o he's got his faults
    la habitación tiene mucha luz the room is very light o gets a lot of light
    tiene cuatro metros de largo por tres de ancho it is four meters long and three meters wide
    ¿cuánto tienes de cintura? what's your waist measurement?
    tiene mucho de su padre he's very much like his father, he takes after his father
    tener algo DE algo:
    ¿y eso qué tiene de malo? and what's (so) bad about that?
    no tiene nada de extraño there's nothing strange about it
    le lleva 15 años — ¿y eso qué tiene? ( AmL fam); she's 15 years older than he is — so what does that matter?
    (expresando edad): ¿cuántos años tienes? how old are you?
    tengo cuarenta años I'm forty (years old)
    tengo edad para ser tu padre I'm old enough to be your father
    el televisor ya tiene muchos años the television set is very old
    3
    (con idea de posibilidad): no creo que tenga arreglo I don't think it can be fixed, I think it's beyond repair
    el problema no tiene solución there is no solution to the problem, the problem is insoluble
    E (dar a luz) to have
    tener un niño or hijo or bebé to have a child o baby
    A (sujetar, sostener) to hold
    sube, que yo te tengo la escalera go on up, I'll hold the ladder for you
    ¿me tienes esto un minuto? could you hold this for a minute?
    tenlo derecho hold it upright
    B
    (tomar): ten la llave take the key, here's the key
    A (recibir) to have
    hace un mes que no tenemos noticias de él we haven't heard from him for a month
    la propuesta tuvo una acogida favorable the proposal was favorably received
    tuvo una gran decepción/sorpresa it was a terrible disappointment/a big surprise for her
    B
    1
    (sentir): tengo hambre/sueño/frío I'm hungry/tired/cold
    tiene celos de su hermano she's jealous of her brother
    no tiene interés por nada she's not interested in anything
    le tengo mucho cariño a esta casa I'm very fond of this house
    tengo el placer/honor de anunciar … it gives me great pleasure/I have the honor to announce …
    ¿qué tienes? ¿por qué lloras? what's wrong? o what's the matter? why are you crying?
    2 (refiriéndose a síntomas, enfermedades) to have
    tengo un dolor de cabeza horrible I have o I've got a terrible headache
    ¿has tenido las paperas? have you had mumps?
    está enfermo, pero no saben qué tiene he's ill, but they don't know what it is o what he's got o what's wrong with him
    3 (refiriéndose a sucesos, experiencias) to have
    tuvimos un verano muy bueno we had a very good summer
    tuve un sueño espantoso I had a terrible dream
    que tengas buen viaje have a good trip
    tuve una discusión con él I had an argument with him
    C
    (refiriéndose a actitudes): ten un poco más de respeto have a little more respect
    ten paciencia/cuidado be patient/careful
    tuvo la gentileza de prestármelo she was kind enough to lend it to me
    tuvo la precaución de llamar antes de ir she had the foresight to phone before she went
    bien2 adv G. (↑ bien (2))
    A (indicando estado, situación) (+ compl):
    el sofá tiene el tapizado sucio the upholstery on the sofa is dirty
    la mesa tiene una pata rota one of the table legs is broken
    tenía el suéter puesto al revés he had his sweater on back to front
    tengo las manos sucias my hands are dirty
    tenía los ojos cerrados she had her eyes closed
    lo tengo escondido I have it hidden away
    ya lo tiene roto it's already broken o he's broken it already
    la tuvo engañada mucho tiempo he was cheating on her for a long time
    lo tiene dominado she has him under her thumb
    eso me tiene muy preocupada I'm very worried about that
    me tuvo escribiendo a máquina toda la tarde she had me typing all afternoon
    nos tuvo allí esperando una hora he kept us waiting there for an hour
    a la pobre la tienen de sirvienta they treat the poor girl like a maid
    tengo a la niña enferma my little girl's sick
    ¿en qué mano lo tengo? which hand is it in?
    B (considerar) tener algo/a algn POR algo:
    se lo tiene por el mejor hospital del país it is supposed to be o it is considered (to be) the best hospital in the country
    lo tienen por buen cirujano he's held to be o he's considered (to be) a good surgeon
    siempre lo tuve por tímido I always thought he was shy
    ten por seguro que lo hará rest assured o you can be sure he'll do it
    A
    1 (expresando obligación, necesidad) tener QUE + INF:
    tengo que terminarlo hoy I have to o I must finish it today
    tienes que comer más, estás muy delgada you must eat more, you're very thin
    no tienes más que apretar este botón all you have to do is press this button
    no tienes que estar allí hasta las nueve you don't have to be there until nine
    no tengo por qué darte cuentas a ti I don't have to explain anything to you, I don't owe you any explanations
    no tienes que comer tanto (no debes) you mustn't eat so much; (no hace falta) you don't have to eat that much, there's no need to eat that much
    tendría que cambiarme, no puedo ir así I'd have to o I ought to o I should change, I can't go like this
    2 (expresando propósito, recomendación) tener QUE + INF:
    tenemos que ir a ver esa película we must go and see that movie
    tengo que hacer ejercicio I must get some exercise
    tienes que leerlo, es buenísimo you must read it, it's really good
    B (expresando certeza) tener QUE + INF:
    tiene que estar en este cajón it must be in this drawer
    tiene que haber sido él it must have been him
    tengo que haberlo dejado en casa I must have left it at home
    ¡tú tenías que ser! it had to be you, didn't it?
    ver2 vt I. (↑ ver (2))
    A
    (con participio pasado): ¿tiene previsto asistir al congreso? do you plan to attend the conference?
    ya tenían planeada su estrategia they already had their strategy worked out
    tengo entendido que llega mañana I understand he's arriving tomorrow
    tiene ganado el afecto del público she has won the public's affection
    te tengo dicho que eso no me gusta I've told you before I don't like that
    teníamos pensado irnos el jueves we intended leaving on Thursday
    tiene bastante dinero ahorrado she has quite a lot of money saved up
    B
    ( AmL) (en expresiones de tiempo): cuatro años tenía sin verlo she hadn't seen him for four years
    tienen tres años de casados they've been married for three years
    A
    (sostenerse): no podía tenerse en pie he couldn't stand
    tiene un sueño que no se tiene ( fam); he's out o dead on his feet ( colloq)
    B ( refl) (considerarse) tenerse POR algo:
    se tiene por muy inteligente he considers himself to be o he thinks he is very intelligent
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    tener    
    tener algo
    tener ( conjugate tener) verbo transitivo El uso de `got' en frases como `I've got a new dress' está mucho más extendido en el inglés británico que en el americano. Este prefiere la forma `I have a new dress'
    1
    a) (poseer, disponer de) ‹dinero/trabajo/tiempo to have;


    no tenemos pan we don't have any bread, we haven't got any bread;
    tiene el pelo largo she has o she's got long hair
    b) ( llevar encima) ‹lápiz/cambio to have;

    ¿tiene hora? have you got the time?

    c) (hablando de actividades, obligaciones) to have;

    tengo invitados a cenar I have o I've got some people coming to dinner;

    tengo cosas que hacer I have o I've got things to do
    d) ( dar a luz) ‹bebé/gemelos to have

    2
    a) (señalando características, tamaño) to be;


    tiene un metro de largo it is one meter long;
    le lleva 15 años — ¿y eso qué tiene? (AmL fam) she's 15 years older than he isso what does that matter?

    ¿cuántos años tienes? how old are you?;

    tengo veinte años I'm twenty (years old)
    3
    a) (sujetar, sostener) to hold;


    b) ( tomar):

    ten la llave take o here's the key

    4
    a) ( sentir):

    tengo hambre/frío I'm hungry/cold;

    le tengo mucho cariño I'm very fond of him;
    tengo el placer de … it gives me great pleasure to …
    b) ( refiriéndose a enfermedades) ‹gripe/cáncer to have;

    tengo dolor de cabeza I have o I've got a headache

    c) ( refiriéndose a experiencias) ‹discusión/accidente to have;


    5 ( refiriéndose a actitudes):

    ten paciencia/cuidado be patient/careful;
    tiene mucho tacto he's very tactful
    6 (indicando estado, situación):

    tengo las manos sucias my hands are dirty;
    tienes el cinturón desabrochado your belt's undone;
    me tiene muy preocupada I'm very worried about it
    tener v aux
    1 tener que hacer algo
    a) (expresando obligación, necesidad) to have (got) to do sth;

    tengo que estudiar hoy I have to o I must study today;

    tienes que comer más you ought to eat more
    b) (expresando propósito, recomendación):


    tendrías que llamarlo you should ring him


    ¡tú tenías que ser! it had to be you!
    2 ( con participio pasado):
    tengo entendido que sí viene I understand he is coming;

    te tengo dicho que … I've told you before (that) …;
    teníamos pensado irnos hoy we intended leaving today
    3 (AmL) ( en expresiones de tiempo):

    tenía un año sin verlo she hadn't seen him for a year
    tenerse verbo pronominal ( sostenerse):

    no tenerse de sueño to be dead on one's feet
    tener
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (poseer, disfrutar) to have, have got: tengo muy buena memoria, I have a very good memory
    no tiene coche, he hasn't got a car
    tiene dos hermanas, he has two sisters
    tiene mucho talento, he's very talented
    no tenemos suficiente dinero, we don't have enough money
    (ser dueño de) to own: tiene una cadena de hoteles, he owns a chain of hotels ➣ Ver nota en have 2 (contener) to contain: esta bebida no tiene alcohol, this drink doesn't contain alcohol
    3 (asir, sujetar) to hold: la tenía en brazos, she was carrying her in her arms
    4 (hospedar) tiene a su suegra en casa, his mother-in-law is staying with them
    5 (juzgar, considerar) la tengo por imposible, I regard her as a hopeless case
    nos tienen por tontos, they think we are stupid
    tenlo por seguro, you can be sure
    6 (pasar el tiempo de cierta manera) to have: he tenido un día espantoso, I've had a dreadful day
    7 (padecer, sentir) tiene celos, he's jealous
    tengo hambre/sed, I'm hungry/thirsty
    ten paciencia conmigo, be patient with me
    tengo un dolor de cabeza terrible, I have a terrible headache
    8 (profesar) to have: me tiene cariño, he is very fond of me
    no le tengo ningún respeto, I have no respect for him
    9 (años, tiempo) to be: el bebé tiene ocho días, the baby is eight days old
    (medidas) la cama tiene metro y medio de ancho, the bed is one and a half metres wide
    10 (mantener) to keep: no sabe tener la boca cerrada, she can't keep her mouth shut
    nos tuvo dos horas esperando, he kept us waiting for two hours
    tiene su habitación muy ordenada, he keeps his room very tidy
    me tiene preocupada, I'm worried about him
    11 ( tener que + infinitivo) tengo que hacerlo, I must do it
    tienes que tomarte las pastillas, you have to take your pills
    tendrías que habérselo dicho, you ought to have told her ➣ Ver nota en must
    II verbo aux to have: mira que te lo tengo dicho veces, I've told you time and time again
    Tener tiene dos traducciones básicas: to have o to have got. Esta segunda se usa casi únicamente para expresar posesión y solo en el presente: Tengo un coche nuevo. I have got a new car.
    La primera se usa en sentido más general: Va a tener un problema. He's going to have a problem. Recuerda que la forma interrogativa de I have got es have I got?, mientras que la forma interrogativa de I have es do I have?
    Cuando tener significa sentir, se traduce por el verbo to be: Tengo hambre. I am hungry.

    ' tener' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abrigar
    - abuela
    - abundar
    - acarrear
    - accidente
    - acostumbrar
    - admirar
    - adolecer
    - agobiarse
    - añorar
    - antena
    - apetecer
    - apremiar
    - aptitud
    - arcada
    - arte
    - banco
    - bombera
    - bombero
    - burbuja
    - cabida
    - cabronada
    - cacao
    - caer
    - cagalera
    - calor
    - cantar
    - capaz
    - carácter
    - carrete
    - celebrarse
    - céntimo
    - certeza
    - certidumbre
    - ciega
    - ciego
    - conciencia
    - conllevar
    - consecuencia
    - constar
    - contingente
    - corazón
    - correa
    - correrse
    - cosa
    - cosquillas
    - costar
    - creer
    - cruda
    - crudo
    English:
    access
    - accommodate
    - act
    - add up
    - afraid
    - agree
    - aim to
    - allow for
    - allowance
    - approve of
    - around
    - associate
    - attached
    - augment
    - authoritarian
    - ax
    - axe
    - barrel
    - be
    - bear
    - bear with
    - bearing
    - begrudge
    - believe in
    - belong
    - beware
    - boast
    - bone
    - boomerang
    - breathing space
    - broody
    - brush
    - butterfly
    - calculate
    - careful
    - celebrate
    - clash
    - clever
    - come off
    - command
    - connected
    - conscience
    - consider
    - consideration
    - count
    - crash
    - date
    - daunt
    - debt
    - depend
    * * *
    vt
    1. [poseer, disfrutar de] [objeto, cualidad, elemento, parentesco] to have;
    no tengo televisor/amigos I haven't got o I don't have a television/any friends;
    ¿tienes un bolígrafo? have you got o do you have a pen?;
    ¿tiene usted hora? have you got the time?;
    tenemos un mes para terminarlo we've got a month in which to finish it;
    tiene el pelo corto, ojos azules y gafas she has (got) short hair, blue eyes and she wears glasses;
    muchos no tienen trabajo o [m5] empleo a lot of people are out of work;
    el documental no tiene mucho interés the documentary is not very interesting;
    ¿cuántas habitaciones tiene? how many rooms has it got o does it have?;
    ¿tienes hermanos? have you got o do you have any brothers or sisters?;
    tengo un hermano I've got o I have a brother;
    tener un niño to have a baby;
    no tienen hijos they haven't got o don't have any children;
    RP Fam
    tener algo a bocha [en gran cantidad] to have tons o loads of sth;
    ¿conque ésas tenemos?, ¿ahora no quieres ayudar? so that's the deal, is it? you don't want to help now, then;
    no las tiene todas consigo he is not too sure about it;
    muy Fam
    tenerlos bien puestos to have guts;
    tanto tienes, tanto vales you are what you own
    2. [padecer, realizar, experimentar] to have;
    tener fiebre to have a temperature;
    tiene cáncer/el sida she has (got) cancer/AIDS;
    doctor, ¿qué tengo? what's wrong with me, doctor?;
    no tienes nada (grave) it's nothing (serious), there's nothing (seriously) wrong with you;
    tuvieron una pelea/reunión they had a fight/meeting;
    tengo las vacaciones en agosto my holidays are in August;
    mañana no tenemos clase we don't have to go to school tomorrow, there's no school tomorrow;
    ¡que tengan buen viaje! have a good journey!;
    no he tenido un buen día I haven't had a good day;
    tiene lo que se merece she's got what she deserves
    3. [medida, años, sensación, sentimiento] to be;
    tiene 3 metros de ancho it's 3 metres wide;
    ¿cuántos años tienes? how old are you?;
    tiene diez años she's ten (years old);
    Am
    tengo tres años aquí I've been here for three years;
    tener hambre/miedo to be hungry/afraid;
    tener suerte/mal humor to be lucky/bad-tempered;
    tengo un dolor de espalda terrible I have a terrible backache;
    tengo alergia al polvo I'm allergic to dust;
    me tienen cariño/envidia they're fond/jealous of me;
    le tiene lástima he feels sorry for her;
    tengo ganas de llorar I feel like crying
    4. [hallarse o hacer estar en cierto estado]
    tenía la cara pálida her face was pale;
    tienes una rueda pinchada you've got a Br puncture o US flat;
    tienes la corbata torcida your tie isn't straight;
    me tuvo despierto it kept me awake;
    eso la tiene despistada/preocupada that has her confused/worried;
    esto la tendrá ocupada un rato this will keep her busy for a while;
    un psicópata tiene atemorizada a la población a psychopath is terrorizing the population;
    nos tuvieron una hora en comisaría they kept us at the police station for an hour;
    me tuvo esperando una hora she kept me waiting an hour;
    nos tuvieron toda la noche viendo vídeos they made us watch videos all night;
    la tienen como o [m5] de encargada en un restaurante she's employed as a manageress in a restaurant
    5. [sujetar] to hold;
    tenlo por el asa hold it by the handle;
    ¿puedes tenerme esto un momento? could you hold this for me a minute?;
    ten los brazos en alto hold your arms up high
    6. [tomar]
    ten el libro que me pediste here's the book you asked me for;
    ¡aquí tienes!, ¡ten! here you are!;
    ahí tienes la respuesta there's your answer
    7. [recibir] [mensaje, regalo, visita, sensación] to get;
    tuve una carta suya I got o had a letter from her;
    el que llegue primero tendrá un premio whoever arrives first will get a prize;
    tendrás noticias mías you'll hear from me;
    tenemos invitados/a la familia a cenar we've got guests/the family over for dinner;
    tendrá una sorpresa he'll get a surprise;
    tenía/tuve la impresión de que… I had/got the impression that…;
    tuve una verdadera desilusión I was really disappointed
    8. [valorar, estimar]
    tener en mucho/poco a alguien to think a lot/not to think very much of sb;
    me tienen por tonto they think I'm stupid;
    Formal
    tener a bien hacer algo to be kind enough to do sth;
    les ruego tengan a bien considerar mi candidatura para el puesto de… I would be grateful if you would consider my application for the post of…
    9. [guardar, contener] to keep;
    ¿dónde tienes las joyas/el dinero? where do you keep the jewels/money?;
    ¿dónde tendré las gafas? where can my glasses be?;
    la botella tenía un mensaje the bottle had a message inside;
    esta cuenta no tiene fondos there are no funds in this account
    10. RP Fam
    tenerla con algo/alguien to go on about sth/sb;
    ¡cómo la tenés con tu vecino! you're always going on about your neighbour!;
    ¡cómo la tiene con el auto que se va a comprar! he's always going on about the car he's going to buy!;
    ¡cómo la tiene el jefe contigo! the boss really has it in for you!
    v aux
    1. [antes de participio] [haber]
    teníamos pensado ir al teatro we had thought of going to the theatre, we had intended to go to the theatre;
    ¿cuánto tienes hecho de la tesis? how much of your thesis have you (got) done?;
    te tengo dicho que no pises los charcos I've told you before not to step in puddles;
    tengo entendido que se van a casar I understand (that) they are going to get married
    2.
    tener que: [indica obligación] [m5] tener que hacer algo to have to do sth;
    tenía/tuve que hacerlo I had to do it;
    ¿tienes que irte? do you have to go?, have you got to go?;
    tienes que esforzarte más you must try harder;
    tiene que ser así it has to be this way;
    tenemos que salir de aquí we have (got) to o need to get out of here, we must get out of here;
    teníamos que haber hecho esto antes we should have o ought to have done this before;
    no tienes que disculparte you needn't apologize, you don't need to apologize;
    si quieres algo, no tienes más que pedirlo if you want something, all you have to do is ask;
    no tienes por qué venir, si no quieres you don't have to come if you don't want to
    3.
    tener que: [indica propósito, consejo] [m5] tenemos que ir a cenar un día we ought to o should go for dinner some time;
    tienes que ir a ver esa película you must see that movie;
    tenías que haber visto cómo corría you should have seen him run;
    tendrías que dejar de fumar you ought to give up smoking
    4.
    tener que: [indica probabilidad] [m5] ya tienen que haber llegado they must have o should have arrived by now;
    las llaves tienen que andar por aquí the keys must be round here somewhere;
    tendría que haber terminado hace rato she should have o ought to have finished some time ago;
    tenía que ser él, no podía ser otro it had to be him, it couldn't have been anyone else
    5.
    tener que ver: tener que ver con algo/alguien to have to do with sth/sb;
    actitudes que tienen que ver con la falta de educación attitudes which are related to a lack of education;
    se apellida Siqueiros, pero no tiene que ver con el pintor his surname is Siqueiros, but he's got nothing to do with the painter;
    ¿qué tiene eso que ver conmigo? what has that got to do with me?;
    no tener nada que ver con algo/alguien to have nothing to do with sth/sb;
    lo que digo no tiene nada que ver con eso what I'm saying has nothing to do with that;
    aunque los dos vinos sean Rioja, no tienen nada que ver even if both wines are Riojas, there's no comparison between them;
    ¿qué tiene que ver que sea mujer para que haga bien su trabajo? what's her being a woman got to do with whether or not she does a good job?;
    es un poco tarde, ¿no? – ¿y qué tiene que ver? it's a bit late, isn't it? – so what?;
    tener que ver en algo to be involved in sth;
    dicen que la CIA tuvo que ver en ello rumour has it the CIA were involved;
    ¿has tenido tú algo que ver en esto? have you had something to do with this?
    * * *
    v/t
    1 have;
    tener 10 años be 10 (years old);
    tener un metro de ancho/largo be one meter wide/long o in width/length
    2
    :
    ha tenido un niño she’s had a little boy
    3
    :
    tener a alguien por algo regard s.o. as sth, consider s.o. to be sth
    4
    :
    tengo que madrugar I must get up early, I have to o I’ve got to get up early;
    tuve que madrugar I had to get up early
    5
    :
    conque ¿esas tenemos? so that’s how it is o things stand, eh?;
    no tuvo a bien saludarme he did not see fit to greet me;
    no las tengo todas conmigo fam I’m not one hundred per cent sure;
    eso me tiene nervioso that makes me nervous
    * * *
    tener {80} vt
    1) : to have
    tiene ojos verdes: she has green eyes
    tengo mucho que hacer: I have a lot to do
    tiene veinte años: he's twenty years old
    tiene un metro de largo: it's one meter long
    2) : to hold
    ten esto un momento: hold this for a moment
    3) : to feel, to make
    tengo frío: I'm cold
    eso nos tiene contentos: that makes us happy
    4)
    tener por : to think, to consider
    me tienes por loco: you think I'm crazy
    tener v aux
    1)
    tener que : to have to
    tengo que salir: I have to leave
    tiene que estar aquí: it has to be here, it must be here
    tenía pensado escribirte: I've been thinking of writing to you
    * * *
    tener vb
    1. (en general) to have
    En el presente, sobre todo en inglés hablado, se puede emplear have got en vez de have, por ejemplo, have you got any brothers or sisters?
    2. (edad, tamaño) to be
    tener que ver to have to do with / to concern
    no tiene nada que ver contigo it's got nothing to do with you / it doesn't concern you

    Spanish-English dictionary > tener

  • 10 tener mala fama

    to have a bad name
    * * *
    (v.) = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for
    Ex. 'Vanity' presses are not the same as small presses and are held in disrepute.
    Ex. Sanborn was infamous for his grating personality, editorial liberties and inaccurate accounts of people and events.
    * * *
    (v.) = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for

    Ex: 'Vanity' presses are not the same as small presses and are held in disrepute.

    Ex: Sanborn was infamous for his grating personality, editorial liberties and inaccurate accounts of people and events.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tener mala fama

  • 11 triste

    adj.
    1 sad (person).
    no te pongas triste don't be sad
    2 sad (que entristece) (noticia, suceso).
    es triste que… it's sad o a shame that…
    ofrecen un triste espectáculo they present a sorry spectacle
    3 poor (humilde).
    un triste viejo a poor old man
    * * *
    1 (infeliz) sad, unhappy; (futuro) bleak
    2 (oscuro, sombrío) gloomy, dismal
    3 (único) single, only
    4 (insignificante) poor, humble
    \
    es triste que... it's a pity...
    hacer un triste papel to cut a sorry figure
    poner triste a alguien to make somebody sad
    ponerse triste to become sad
    triste futuro bleak future
    * * *
    adj.
    1) sad, blue, gloomy
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=entristecido) [persona] sad; (=desgraciado) miserable; [carácter] gloomy, melancholy

    poner triste a algn — to make sb sad, make sb unhappy, make sb miserable

    2) (=entristecedor) [noticia, canción] sad; [paisaje] dismal, desolate; [cuarto] gloomy
    3) * (=mustio) [flor] withered
    4) (=lamentable) sad, sorry

    es triste no poder irit's a pity o shame we can't go

    la triste verdad es que... — the sad truth is that...

    5) (=insignificante) miserable
    6) And (=tímido) shy, timid
    2.
    SM LAm (=canción) sad love song
    * * *
    1)
    a) [ESTAR] ( afligido) < persona> sad
    b) <expresión/mirada> sad, sorrowful
    c) [SER] ( que causa tristeza) <historia/película/noticia> sad; <paisaje/color> dismal, gloomy; <lugar/ambiente> gloomy

    un día nublado y triste — a miserable, cloudy day

    2) (delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable
    * * *
    = bleak, sad, sagging, wistful, depressing, glum, miserable, morose, doleful.
    Ex. The projections of qualified manpower into the year 2000 are bleak for personnel based industries.
    Ex. Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
    Ex. It was obvious that Balzac's enthusiasm for the grant lifted his spirits up from their normal sagging state.
    Ex. A wistful look appeared in his eyes as he lingered over memories of President Langeford.
    Ex. Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
    Ex. Children no less than adults are subject to fits of boredom, to times when they feel glum or restless when everything they usually enjoy lacks attraction, purpose or pleasure.
    Ex. Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.
    Ex. His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex. This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.
    ----
    * Caballero de la Triste Figura, el = Knight of the Doleful Countenance, the.
    * caso triste = sad story.
    * la triste realidad es que = the sad fact is (that).
    * triste de admitir = sad to relate.
    * triste realidad = fact of life.
    * triste realidad, la = sad truth, the.
    * triste recordatorio = painful reminder.
    * * *
    1)
    a) [ESTAR] ( afligido) < persona> sad
    b) <expresión/mirada> sad, sorrowful
    c) [SER] ( que causa tristeza) <historia/película/noticia> sad; <paisaje/color> dismal, gloomy; <lugar/ambiente> gloomy

    un día nublado y triste — a miserable, cloudy day

    2) (delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable
    * * *
    = bleak, sad, sagging, wistful, depressing, glum, miserable, morose, doleful.

    Ex: The projections of qualified manpower into the year 2000 are bleak for personnel based industries.

    Ex: Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
    Ex: It was obvious that Balzac's enthusiasm for the grant lifted his spirits up from their normal sagging state.
    Ex: A wistful look appeared in his eyes as he lingered over memories of President Langeford.
    Ex: Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
    Ex: Children no less than adults are subject to fits of boredom, to times when they feel glum or restless when everything they usually enjoy lacks attraction, purpose or pleasure.
    Ex: Sometimes of an evening, after my miserable journeyings through the day, I would stand for hours in the Strand, leaning against the shutters of a closed shop, and watching the compositors at work by gaslight on the opposite side of the way, upon a morning paper.
    Ex: His limber writing consequentializes the inconsequential, and there is not one morose moment in his work, no hint of sourness.
    Ex: This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.
    * Caballero de la Triste Figura, el = Knight of the Doleful Countenance, the.
    * caso triste = sad story.
    * la triste realidad es que = the sad fact is (that).
    * triste de admitir = sad to relate.
    * triste realidad = fact of life.
    * triste realidad, la = sad truth, the.
    * triste recordatorio = painful reminder.

    * * *
    A
    1 [ ESTAR] (afligido) ‹persona› sad
    esa música me pone triste that music makes me sad
    se puso muy triste cuando se lo dije he was very sad o unhappy when I told him
    ¿qué te pasa? te noto tristón ( fam); what's the matter? you look miserable o sad
    2 ‹expresión/mirada› sad, sorrowful
    tiene la mirada triste he has a sad look in his eyes
    3 [ SER] (que causa tristeza) ‹historia/película/noticia› sad; ‹paisaje/color› dismal, gloomy
    un día nublado y triste a miserable, cloudy day
    el cuarto se ve muy triste con esas cortinas those curtains make the room look very dreary o gloomy
    B ( delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable
    es la triste realidad it's the sad truth, sadly, that's the way it is
    tenía ante sí un triste futuro he faced an unhappy o a wretched future
    por cuatro tristes pesos for a few miserable o ( colloq) measly pesos
    hizo un triste papel he made a fool of himself, he performed poorly
    * * *

     

    triste adjetivo
    1
    a) [ESTAR] ‹ persona sad;


    b)expresión/mirada sad, sorrowful

    c) [SER] ( que causa tristeza) ‹historia/película/noticia sad;

    paisaje/color dismal, gloomy;
    lugar/ambiente gloomy
    2 ( delante del n) (miserable, insignificante) miserable;

    es la triste realidad it's the sad truth
    triste adjetivo
    1 sad
    2 (paisaje, habitación, etc) gloomy, dismal
    3 (penoso) es triste reconocerlo, it's sad to admit it
    4 (insignificante, simple) single: no tenemos ni un triste limón en la nevera, we haven't got a single lemon in the fridge
    ' triste' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alicaída
    - alicaído
    - alma
    - cabizbaja
    - cabizbajo
    - deshecha
    - deshecho
    - destrozada
    - destrozado
    - fúnebre
    - negra
    - negro
    - pachucha
    - pachucho
    - polvo
    - sombría
    - sombrío
    - taciturna
    - taciturno
    - abatido
    - compungido
    - dejo
    - desolador
    - espectáculo
    - mirada
    - notar
    - penoso
    - poner
    - tanto
    English:
    blue
    - cheerless
    - dismal
    - doleful
    - downbeat
    - face
    - feel
    - forlorn
    - gloomy
    - leaden
    - lonesome
    - make
    - miserable
    - outwardly
    - rueful
    - sad
    - sorrowful
    - sorry
    - unhappy
    - wan
    - woeful
    - infamous
    - melancholy
    - note
    - obviously
    - pine
    - tearful
    * * *
    triste adj
    1. [entristecido] [persona] sad;
    ¿por qué estás triste? why are you looking so sad?;
    esa canción me pone triste that song makes me feel sad;
    no te pongas triste don't be sad;
    era un hombre triste y amargado he was a sad and embittered man
    2. [que entristece] [noticia, suceso] sad;
    [día, tiempo, paisaje] gloomy, dreary; [color, vestido, luz] dull, dreary;
    tiene los ojos tristes she has sad eyes
    3. [deplorable] sad;
    es triste que una empresa como ésa tenga que cerrar it's sad o a shame that a firm like that should have to close down
    4. [doloroso] sorry;
    los jueces ofrecen un triste espectáculo the judges present a sorry spectacle;
    el equipo hizo un triste papel the team gave a poor showing
    5. [humilde] poor;
    un triste viejo a poor old man;
    no es más que un triste empleado he's nothing but a humble worker
    6. [insignificante]
    un triste sueldo a miserable salary;
    nos dio dos tristes aceitunas he gave us two measly olives;
    es un triste consuelo it's small consolation, it's cold comfort;
    ni un triste… not a single…;
    ni una triste excusa not one single excuse;
    no tengo ni una triste radio I haven't even got a lousy radio
    * * *
    adj sad
    * * *
    triste adj
    1) : sad, gloomy
    ponerse triste: to become sad
    2) : desolate, dismal
    una perspectiva triste: a dismal outlook
    3) : sorry, sorry-looking
    la triste verdad: the sorry truth
    * * *
    triste adj
    1. (en general) sad [comp. sadder; superl. saddest]
    2. (lugar) gloomy [comp. gloomier; superl. gloomiest]
    una casa triste y oscura a dark, gloomy house

    Spanish-English dictionary > triste

  • 12 vendedor de coches de ocasión

    (n.) = second-hand car dealer, used-car dealer
    Ex. Second-hand car dealers generally sell cars that have seen a bit more use and abuse than those on the new car dealer's lot.
    Ex. Turning back the odometer is probably the most common and infamous used-car dealer trick.
    * * *
    (n.) = second-hand car dealer, used-car dealer

    Ex: Second-hand car dealers generally sell cars that have seen a bit more use and abuse than those on the new car dealer's lot.

    Ex: Turning back the odometer is probably the most common and infamous used-car dealer trick.

    Spanish-English dictionary > vendedor de coches de ocasión

  • 13 vendedor de coches de segunda mano

    (n.) = used-car dealer, second-hand car dealer
    Ex. Turning back the odometer is probably the most common and infamous used-car dealer trick.
    Ex. Second-hand car dealers generally sell cars that have seen a bit more use and abuse than those on the new car dealer's lot.
    * * *
    (n.) = used-car dealer, second-hand car dealer

    Ex: Turning back the odometer is probably the most common and infamous used-car dealer trick.

    Ex: Second-hand car dealers generally sell cars that have seen a bit more use and abuse than those on the new car dealer's lot.

    Spanish-English dictionary > vendedor de coches de segunda mano

  • 14 vendedor de coches usados

    (n.) = used-car dealer, second-hand car dealer
    Ex. Turning back the odometer is probably the most common and infamous used-car dealer trick.
    Ex. Second-hand car dealers generally sell cars that have seen a bit more use and abuse than those on the new car dealer's lot.
    * * *
    (n.) = used-car dealer, second-hand car dealer

    Ex: Turning back the odometer is probably the most common and infamous used-car dealer trick.

    Ex: Second-hand car dealers generally sell cars that have seen a bit more use and abuse than those on the new car dealer's lot.

    Spanish-English dictionary > vendedor de coches usados

  • 15 crimen infame

    • infallibly
    • infamous punishment

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > crimen infame

  • 16 de manera infame

    • infamous crime
    • infamy
    • vilely

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > de manera infame

  • 17 delito infamante

    • infallibly
    • infamous punishment

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > delito infamante

  • 18 indefectiblemente

    • indefectibility
    • indefensible
    • infallibility
    • infamous
    • unfailingly

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > indefectiblemente

  • 19 infaliblemente

    • certainly
    • infallibility
    • infamous
    • surely
    • unerringly
    • unfailingly

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > infaliblemente

  • 20 infamante

    • defaming
    • infallible
    • infamous crime
    • shameful

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > infamante

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