Translation: from spanish

be on the topic

  • 1 no gustar

    v.
    1 to dislike, to do not care for.
    No nos gusta la sopa We dislike soup.
    2 to dislike to.
    No nos gusta hablar de eso We dislike to talk about that.
    * * *
    (v.) = have + a dislike for, dislike, be uncomfortable + Gerundio, be uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable + Gerundio
    Ex. I have myself a well-known dislike for historical fiction; it is a genre that on the whole gives me little pleasure.
    Ex. The opposite of the 'halo effect' -- downgrading someone you dislike but whose work is good -- is also an error.
    Ex. Even though computer use is prevalent, there are still many library users who are uncomfortable using computers to do legal research..
    Ex. There are some librarians who are still uncomfortable with information technology.
    Ex. This graphical user interface is particularly useful for users who feel uncomfortable with the database command structure.
    Ex. In addition, many health care workers feel uncomfortable discussing the topic.
    * * *
    (v.) = have + a dislike for, dislike, be uncomfortable + Gerundio, be uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable with, feel + uncomfortable + Gerundio

    Ex: I have myself a well-known dislike for historical fiction; it is a genre that on the whole gives me little pleasure.

    Ex: The opposite of the 'halo effect' -- downgrading someone you dislike but whose work is good -- is also an error.
    Ex: Even though computer use is prevalent, there are still many library users who are uncomfortable using computers to do legal research..
    Ex: There are some librarians who are still uncomfortable with information technology.
    Ex: This graphical user interface is particularly useful for users who feel uncomfortable with the database command structure.
    Ex: In addition, many health care workers feel uncomfortable discussing the topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no gustar

  • 2 carácter reciente

    m.
    recentness, recency.
    * * *
    (n.) = recentness
    Ex. Such droops cannot be explained as the result of a relatively high scattering, due to the recentness of the topic.
    * * *
    (n.) = recentness

    Ex: Such droops cannot be explained as the result of a relatively high scattering, due to the recentness of the topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > carácter reciente

  • 3 fracasar de manera lamentable

    (v.) = fail + miserably, fail + dismally
    Ex. However, in retrospect, the U.S. government's goal of eradicating Native American cultures failed miserably.
    Ex. The essays in this volume fail dismally to contribute anything of value to our understanding of the topic.
    * * *
    (v.) = fail + miserably, fail + dismally

    Ex: However, in retrospect, the U.S. government's goal of eradicating Native American cultures failed miserably.

    Ex: The essays in this volume fail dismally to contribute anything of value to our understanding of the topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > fracasar de manera lamentable

  • 4 dedicar unos minutos

    (v.) = take + a few minutes, take + a few moments
    Ex. I think it would be useful to take just a few minutes to talk about how our institutions come into being.
    Ex. Then, take a few moments to think about the terms that you can use to state the topic.
    * * *
    (v.) = take + a few minutes, take + a few moments

    Ex: I think it would be useful to take just a few minutes to talk about how our institutions come into being.

    Ex: Then, take a few moments to think about the terms that you can use to state the topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dedicar unos minutos

  • 5 en particular

    in particular, particularly
    * * *
    = in particular, notably
    Ex. This paper reports on interstate teleconference sessions and relates it to the issue of library networking in general, and to New Zealand in particular.
    Ex. In some subject fields, notably business, there may be both bibliographic and non-bibliographic data bases covering different aspects of the topic.
    * * *
    = in particular, notably

    Ex: This paper reports on interstate teleconference sessions and relates it to the issue of library networking in general, and to New Zealand in particular.

    Ex: In some subject fields, notably business, there may be both bibliographic and non-bibliographic data bases covering different aspects of the topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en particular

  • 6 tema de búsqueda

    (n.) = search topic
    Ex. As you review your search results, use the related records option to find additional articles on your search topic.
    * * *

    Ex: As you review your search results, use the related records option to find additional articles on your search topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tema de búsqueda

  • 7 al margen de

    = divorced from, untouched, outside the purview of, other than, in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that
    Ex. Initially, however, we shall consider these phenomena as concepts in their own right, divorced from and unrelated to any particular discipline or context of study.
    Ex. Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex. Administrative decisions, which are made behind the scenes sometimes outside the purview of a reference department or section, usually determine which reference services are offered.
    Ex. Non-book materials, then, may include any library information or resource centre materials, other than books or monographs.
    Ex. In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.
    Ex. The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex. These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex. Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex. In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.
    * * *
    = divorced from, untouched, outside the purview of, other than, in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that

    Ex: Initially, however, we shall consider these phenomena as concepts in their own right, divorced from and unrelated to any particular discipline or context of study.

    Ex: Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex: Administrative decisions, which are made behind the scenes sometimes outside the purview of a reference department or section, usually determine which reference services are offered.
    Ex: Non-book materials, then, may include any library information or resource centre materials, other than books or monographs.
    Ex: In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.
    Ex: The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex: These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex: Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex: In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al margen de

  • 8 con independencia de

    independently of
    * * *
    = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that
    Ex. In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.
    Ex. The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex. These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex. Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex. In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.
    * * *
    = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that

    Ex: In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.

    Ex: The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex: These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex: Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex: In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con independencia de

  • 9 en privado

    in private
    * * *
    = privately, a word in + Posesivo + ear, in private, behind closed doors
    Ex. Pressmen sometimes employed boys privately by the week to take printed sheets off the tympan, and thus speed up their rate of work = Los impresores algunas veces empleaban por su cuenta y por semanas a chicos aprendices para retirar del tímpano los pliegos impresos y así acelerar su ritmo de trabajo.
    Ex. The article ' Word in your ear: a techno assisted revival of an ancient art' discusses the substantial market for talking or audiobooks in the UK and the USA.
    Ex. This need can be influenced by only offering criticism in private but by giving praise in public.
    Ex. Committee meetings are normally held behind closed doors but, occasionally, a committee will decide to hold a public hearing on a given topic.
    * * *
    = privately, a word in + Posesivo + ear, in private, behind closed doors

    Ex: Pressmen sometimes employed boys privately by the week to take printed sheets off the tympan, and thus speed up their rate of work = Los impresores algunas veces empleaban por su cuenta y por semanas a chicos aprendices para retirar del tímpano los pliegos impresos y así acelerar su ritmo de trabajo.

    Ex: The article ' Word in your ear: a techno assisted revival of an ancient art' discusses the substantial market for talking or audiobooks in the UK and the USA.
    Ex: This need can be influenced by only offering criticism in private but by giving praise in public.
    Ex: Committee meetings are normally held behind closed doors but, occasionally, a committee will decide to hold a public hearing on a given topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en privado

  • 10 a pesar de (que)

    = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that
    Ex. Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex. The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex. In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.
    Ex. Notwithstanding these activities, the printed word remains an essential vehicle for transmitting information to both specialized and general audiences.
    Ex. These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex. Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex. In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a pesar de (que)

  • 11 a pesar de

    despite, in spite of
    * * *
    despite, in spite of
    * * *
    a pesar de (que)
    = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that

    Ex: Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.

    Ex: The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex: In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.
    Ex: Notwithstanding these activities, the printed word remains an essential vehicle for transmitting information to both specialized and general audiences.
    Ex: These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex: Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex: In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a pesar de

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