Translation: from spanish

closer look

  • 1 ahorrar

    v.
    to save.
    * * *
    1 (dinero, energía, etc) to save
    lo gasta todo, no ahorra nada she spends it and and saves nothing
    2 (molestia, problema) to save, spare
    1 to save oneself
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    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ dinero, energía, tiempo, trabajo] to save
    2) (=evitar) [+ disgustos, molestias, problemas] to save; [+ peligro] to avoid

    no ahorrar ataques/críticas contra algn — to show no mercy in one's attacks/criticism of sb

    no ahorrar esfuerzos — to spare no effort, be unstinting in one's efforts

    3) †† [+ esclavo] to free
    2.
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <dinero/energía/agua> to save; < tiempo> to save
    2) ( evitar) <molestia/viaje> (+ me/te/le etc) to save, spare
    2.
    ahorrar vi to save
    3.
    ahorrarse v pron (enf)
    a) < dinero> to save (oneself)
    b) ( evitarse) <molestia/viaje> to save oneself
    * * *
    = make + savings, save, cut + corners, make + economies.
    Ex. By replacing parts of photocopying services with advanced personal computer technology libraries should make savings sufficient to pay royalty for each page copied.
    Ex. In strong contrast to, say, television sets and instant coffee, where the consumer may save by shopping around, there is no advantage to be gained by going to one shop rather than another for a book so far as price is concerned.
    Ex. Consequently, we would probably often consider cutting corners and not effecting the change under all of the added entries.
    Ex. Further economies could perhaps be made by taking a closer look at the way in which our university libraries are used.
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    * ahorrar dinero = save + money.
    * ahorrar el trabajo de = save + effort in.
    * ahorrar energía = save + energy.
    * ahorrar espacio = conserve + space, save + space.
    * ahorrar la molestia a Alguien = spare + Nombre + a problem.
    * ahorrar mano de obra = save + manpower.
    * ahorrar molestias = save + trouble.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen las vacas flacas = save for + a rainy day.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen tiempos difíciles = save for + a rainy day.
    * ahorrarse = shave off.
    * ahorrarse la molestia de = obviate + the need for.
    * ahorrarse la necesidad de = circumvent + the need to.
    * ahorrar tiempo = save + time.
    * ahorrar tiempo de escritura = save + typing.
    * ahorrar un montón = save + a bundle, save + a ton.
    * ahorrar un montón de dinero = save + a ton of money.
    * destinado a ahorrar dinero = money-saving.
    * que ahorran dinero = dollar-saving.
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    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <dinero/energía/agua> to save; < tiempo> to save
    2) ( evitar) <molestia/viaje> (+ me/te/le etc) to save, spare
    2.
    ahorrar vi to save
    3.
    ahorrarse v pron (enf)
    a) < dinero> to save (oneself)
    b) ( evitarse) <molestia/viaje> to save oneself
    * * *
    = make + savings, save, cut + corners, make + economies.

    Ex: By replacing parts of photocopying services with advanced personal computer technology libraries should make savings sufficient to pay royalty for each page copied.

    Ex: In strong contrast to, say, television sets and instant coffee, where the consumer may save by shopping around, there is no advantage to be gained by going to one shop rather than another for a book so far as price is concerned.
    Ex: Consequently, we would probably often consider cutting corners and not effecting the change under all of the added entries.
    Ex: Further economies could perhaps be made by taking a closer look at the way in which our university libraries are used.
    * ahorrar dinero = save + money.
    * ahorrar el trabajo de = save + effort in.
    * ahorrar energía = save + energy.
    * ahorrar espacio = conserve + space, save + space.
    * ahorrar la molestia a Alguien = spare + Nombre + a problem.
    * ahorrar mano de obra = save + manpower.
    * ahorrar molestias = save + trouble.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen las vacas flacas = save for + a rainy day.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen tiempos difíciles = save for + a rainy day.
    * ahorrarse = shave off.
    * ahorrarse la molestia de = obviate + the need for.
    * ahorrarse la necesidad de = circumvent + the need to.
    * ahorrar tiempo = save + time.
    * ahorrar tiempo de escritura = save + typing.
    * ahorrar un montón = save + a bundle, save + a ton.
    * ahorrar un montón de dinero = save + a ton of money.
    * destinado a ahorrar dinero = money-saving.
    * que ahorran dinero = dollar-saving.

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    ahorrar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹dinero› (guardar) to save; (pagar de menos) to save
    el dinero que hemos ahorrado para cuando me jubile the money we've set aside o put by o saved for my retirement
    compre dos y ahorre 500 pesos buy two and save 500 pesos
    2 ‹energía/agua› to save
    para ahorrar tiempo to save time
    quiero ahorrar energías para el viernes I want to save o conserve my energy for Friday
    los atacó a todos sin ahorrar críticas a su propio equipo he attacked everyone without sparing his own team (from criticism)
    B ‹molestia› (+ me/te/le etc) to save, spare
    quisiera poder ahorrarle ese mal rato I wanted to save o spare you (from) having to go through that
    me ahorrarías el viaje you would save me a trip
    ■ ahorrar
    vi
    to save
    si lo quieres comprar vas a tener que ahorrar if you want to buy it you're going to have to save up o save some money
    en lugar de ahorrar se lo gasta todo en discos instead of saving (his money) he spends it all on records
    ( enf)
    1 ‹dinero› to save (oneself)
    2 ‹disgusto/viaje› to save oneself; ‹molestia› to spare oneself, save oneself
    si no se lo cuentas te ahorrarás problemas you'll save yourself a lot of trouble if you don't tell him
    te podrías haber ahorrado el viaje you could have saved yourself the trip
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    ahorrar ( conjugate ahorrar) verbo transitivo
    1dinero/energía/agua to save;
    tiempo to save
    2 ( evitar) ‹molestia/viaje› (+ me/te/le etc) to save, spare
    verbo intransitivo
    to save
    ahorrarse verbo pronominal ( enf)

    b) ( evitarse) ‹molestia/viaje to save oneself

    ahorrar verbo transitivo
    1 to save
    2 (evitar) to spare: este camino nos ahorra pasar por el centro, this road saves us having to go through the centre
    ' ahorrar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    tanta
    - tanto
    - evitar
    English:
    conserve
    - economize
    - lay aside
    - put aside
    - put away
    - put by
    - save
    - save up
    - set aside
    - put
    - set
    - to
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    vt
    1. [dinero] to save;
    ahorró tres millones she saved three million;
    comprando a granel ahorras bastante dinero you can save quite a lot of money by buying in bulk
    2. [economizar] [energía] to save;
    es importante ahorrar agua it's important to save water;
    por esta carretera ahorras tiempo it's quicker if you take this road;
    lo haremos aquí para ahorrar tiempo we'll do it here to save time
    3. [evitar]
    gracias, me has ahorrado un viaje thank you, you've saved me a journey;
    ahórrame los detalles spare me the details;
    no ahorraremos esfuerzos para conseguir nuestro propósito we will spare no effort to achieve our aim;
    no se lo voy a contar para ahorrarle un disgusto I'm not going to tell him, so as not to upset him
    vi
    to save;
    es incapaz de ahorrar he doesn't know how to save (money)
    * * *
    I v/t save;
    ahorrar algo a alguien save s.o. (from) sth;
    no ahorrar sacrificios make all sorts of sacrifices
    II v/i save (up)
    * * *
    1) : to save (money)
    2) : to spare, to conserve
    : to save up
    * * *
    ahorrar vb to save

    Spanish-English dictionary > ahorrar

  • 2 alta tecnología

    f.
    high-tech, high technology.
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    high technology
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    (n.) = high-tech, high-technology, hi-tech
    Ex. People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    Ex. All kinds of viewpoints are heard in these meetings from information services in high-technology research establishments to ethnic libraries in Alaska.
    Ex. The article 'CD/CorpTech: making use of hi-tech' discusses the CD-ROM version of the CorpTech data base distributed by DATEXT.
    * * *
    (n.) = high-tech, high-technology, hi-tech

    Ex: People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.

    Ex: All kinds of viewpoints are heard in these meetings from information services in high-technology research establishments to ethnic libraries in Alaska.
    Ex: The article 'CD/CorpTech: making use of hi-tech' discusses the CD-ROM version of the CorpTech data base distributed by DATEXT.

    Spanish-English dictionary > alta tecnología

  • 3 cerca2

    = near, nearby [near-by], near at hand, close at hand, handy, nigh, within walking distance, in the vicinity, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    Ex. You can restrict the neighborhood even more by using NEAR, which searches for two (or more) terms, in any order, in the same sentence.
    Ex. An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.
    Ex. The firm does not have to be near at hand, but there must be plenty of cooperation and consultation as to selection of stock.
    Ex. Material needed daily should be stored close at hand.
    Ex. The desire soon dies away and the book is forgotten if copies are not handy = El deseo pronto muere y el libro se olvida si no hay ejemplares a mano.
    Ex. The article 'The end is nigh' predicts that the information technology crisis is likely to be worse than predicted because of the need to organize replacement of systems affected by the millennium problem = El artículo "El fin esta cerca' predice que la crisis de la tecnología de la información es probable que sea pero de lo previsto debido a la necesidad de organizar la sustitución de los sistemas afectados por el problema del milenio.
    Ex. The pilot phase focused on the students at schools within walking distance of the Central Library.
    Ex. In general while on desk duty the librarian must be aware of what is happening in the vicinity and notice who is coming and going.
    Ex. For those who wish to make their own arrangements for accommodation, there are many hotels within easy walking distance.
    Ex. A great neighborhood has stores and shops that satisfy everyday needs within an easy walk from home.
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    * al examinar Algo de cerca = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * cerca de = close to, near [nearer -comp., nearest -sup.], in the vicinity of, in close proximity to, around, a heartbeat away from, in sight of, in the proximity of.
    * cerca de + Fecha/Número = circa + Fecha/Número [ca o c, -abrev.].
    * cerca + Posesivo = at + Posesivo + elbow.
    * cerca uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * conducir demasiado cerca de otro = tailgate.
    * controlado de cerca = closely monitored.
    * de cerca = at close range, at close quarters.
    * demasiado cerca = too close for comfort.
    * estar cerca = be at hand, be around.
    * estar cerca de = be close to.
    * estar muy cerca de = be one step away from, be steps away from, come + very close to.
    * lo suficientemente cerca = within range.
    * lo suficientemente cerca como para oír = within earshot of.
    * más cerca de = more nearly.
    * mirada de cerca = close look.
    * mirada más de cerca = closer look.
    * mucho más cerca = far closer.
    * muy cerca = close-by.
    * muy de cerca = not far behind.
    * peligrosamente cerca = too close for comfort.
    * seguido de cerca = closely followed, closely monitored.
    * seguir de cerca = monitor, stay in + control, keep + track of.
    * ver la muerte de cerca = have + brushes with death.
    * vigilado de cerca = under close guard.
    * vigilar Algo muy de cerca = keep + a watchful eye.
    * visión de cerca = ringside view, ringside seat.
    * vivir cerca = live + locally.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cerca2

  • 4 de alta tecnología

    (adj.) = high-tech, high-technology
    Ex. People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    Ex. All kinds of viewpoints are heard in these meetings from information services in high-technology research establishments to ethnic libraries in Alaska.
    * * *
    (adj.) = high-tech, high-technology

    Ex: People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.

    Ex: All kinds of viewpoints are heard in these meetings from information services in high-technology research establishments to ethnic libraries in Alaska.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de alta tecnología

  • 5 de última generación

    (adj.) = enhanced, high-tech, high-end, leading edge, state-of-the-art
    Ex. Priority is awarded to projects with the following aims: oil and gas recovery, drilling, optimum use of natural gas, and maximising the yield by the use of enhanced recovery techniques.
    Ex. People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    Ex. The system provides extensive map facilities which until now have been available only on high-end hypermedia systems like Intermedia.
    Ex. The museum has used leading edge digital imaging technology to overcome problems of preservation and access.
    Ex. With a staff of 10 it provides a full information service using state-of-the-art resources and methods.
    * * *
    (adj.) = enhanced, high-tech, high-end, leading edge, state-of-the-art

    Ex: Priority is awarded to projects with the following aims: oil and gas recovery, drilling, optimum use of natural gas, and maximising the yield by the use of enhanced recovery techniques.

    Ex: People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    Ex: The system provides extensive map facilities which until now have been available only on high-end hypermedia systems like Intermedia.
    Ex: The museum has used leading edge digital imaging technology to overcome problems of preservation and access.
    Ex: With a staff of 10 it provides a full information service using state-of-the-art resources and methods.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de última generación

  • 6 detalle

    m.
    1 detail (pormenor, rasgo).
    con detalle in detail
    dar detalles to give details
    entrar en detalles to go into detail
    para más detalles, llame al teléfono… for more information, call…
    2 gift (obsequio).
    te he traído un detalle I've brought you a little present o a little something
    3 nice gesture or thought.
    ¡pero qué detalle ha tenido! what a nice gesture!, how thoughtful of him/her!
    tener un detalle (con alguien) to be considerate (to somebody)
    es todo un detalle how courteous o considerate
    pres.subj.
    1st person singular (yo) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: detallar.
    * * *
    1 (pormenor) detail, particular
    2 (delicadeza) nice gesture, nice thought
    \
    contar algo con detalle to tell something in (great) detail
    ¡qué detalle! how nice!, how sweet!
    sin entrar en detalles without going into details
    tener un detalle to be considerate, be thoughtful
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=pormenor) detail

    con todo detalle, con todos los detalles — in full detail

    para más detalles vea... — for further details see...

    2) (=atención) nice gesture

    ¡qué detalle! — what a nice gesture, how thoughtful!

    3) (=regalo) small gift
    4) (Com)

    al detalleretail antes de s

    5) (Econ) (=estado de cuenta) statement; (=factura) bill
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( pormenor) detail
    b) ( elemento decorativo) detail
    2)
    a) ( pequeño regalo) little gift
    b) (Esp, Méx) (atención, gesto) nice (o thoughtful etc) gesture
    3) (Com)
    * * *
    = detail, precision, granularity, great length.
    Ex. Up to and including the fourteenth edition progress led to ever-increasing detail.
    Ex. Whether such precision will result in a catalogue more satisfactory to readers than that produced by the reasonable application of the vaguer AA is a moot point.
    Ex. On the other hand, the use of keywords from Dewey as a means of generating additional keywords for records was extremely fruitful and allowed better retrieval even if, on occasions, there was some loss of precision due to the granurality of the classification.
    Ex. Nor has this richness, this density, necessarily to do with complexity and great length.
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    * aclarar los detalles = work out + details.
    * analizar en detalle = consider + in detail.
    * comparar detalle a detalle = compare + point by point.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * considerar en detalle = consider + at length.
    * dar detalles de = give + details of.
    * detalles = niceties [nicety, -sing.], particulars.
    * detalles concretos = fine detail(s), specifics, the.
    * de venta al detalle = retail.
    * el diablo está en los detalles = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * en detalle = at length.
    * en el detalle = in detail.
    * en los detalles = in detail.
    * estudiar en detalle = study + at length.
    * explicar en detalle = explain + at length.
    * explicar un Tema con más detalle = expand upon/on + Tema.
    * expresarse en detalle = express + Reflexivo + at length.
    * librero de venta al detalle = retail bookseller.
    * los detalles de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * minucioso del detalle = stickler for detail(s).
    * nivel de detalle = completeness, granularity, level of detail.
    * niveles de detalle en la descripción = levels of detail in the description.
    * no aburrir a Alguien con todos los detalles = spare + Nombe + all the details.
    * observar con más detalle = closer look.
    * pequeños detalles = minutiae, petty details.
    * por el detalle = for detail.
    * revelar detalles = give away + details.
    * todo lujo de detalles = chapter and verse.
    * tratar Algo en detalle = go into + Algo + at length.
    * tratar con más detalle = discuss + in greater detail.
    * tratar en detalle = treat + at length, discuss + at length.
    * tratar un tema en detalle = go into + detail.
    * un detalle = a little something.
    * vender al detalle = retail.
    * venta al detalle = retailing, retail trade.
    * ventas al detalle = retail sales.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( pormenor) detail
    b) ( elemento decorativo) detail
    2)
    a) ( pequeño regalo) little gift
    b) (Esp, Méx) (atención, gesto) nice (o thoughtful etc) gesture
    3) (Com)
    * * *
    = detail, precision, granularity, great length.

    Ex: Up to and including the fourteenth edition progress led to ever-increasing detail.

    Ex: Whether such precision will result in a catalogue more satisfactory to readers than that produced by the reasonable application of the vaguer AA is a moot point.
    Ex: On the other hand, the use of keywords from Dewey as a means of generating additional keywords for records was extremely fruitful and allowed better retrieval even if, on occasions, there was some loss of precision due to the granurality of the classification.
    Ex: Nor has this richness, this density, necessarily to do with complexity and great length.
    * aclarar los detalles = work out + details.
    * analizar en detalle = consider + in detail.
    * comparar detalle a detalle = compare + point by point.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * considerar en detalle = consider + at length.
    * dar detalles de = give + details of.
    * detalles = niceties [nicety, -sing.], particulars.
    * detalles concretos = fine detail(s), specifics, the.
    * de venta al detalle = retail.
    * el diablo está en los detalles = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * en detalle = at length.
    * en el detalle = in detail.
    * en los detalles = in detail.
    * estudiar en detalle = study + at length.
    * explicar en detalle = explain + at length.
    * explicar un Tema con más detalle = expand upon/on + Tema.
    * expresarse en detalle = express + Reflexivo + at length.
    * librero de venta al detalle = retail bookseller.
    * los detalles de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * minucioso del detalle = stickler for detail(s).
    * nivel de detalle = completeness, granularity, level of detail.
    * niveles de detalle en la descripción = levels of detail in the description.
    * no aburrir a Alguien con todos los detalles = spare + Nombe + all the details.
    * observar con más detalle = closer look.
    * pequeños detalles = minutiae, petty details.
    * por el detalle = for detail.
    * revelar detalles = give away + details.
    * todo lujo de detalles = chapter and verse.
    * tratar Algo en detalle = go into + Algo + at length.
    * tratar con más detalle = discuss + in greater detail.
    * tratar en detalle = treat + at length, discuss + at length.
    * tratar un tema en detalle = go into + detail.
    * un detalle = a little something.
    * vender al detalle = retail.
    * venta al detalle = retailing, retail trade.
    * ventas al detalle = retail sales.

    * * *
    A
    1 (pormenor) detail
    sin entrar en detalles without going into details
    describe el paisaje con todo detalle he describes the scenery in great detail
    para más detalles, diríjase a la oficina de información for further details, please apply to the information office
    es muy simpática y para más detalles soltera she's very nice and, not only that o what's more, she's single
    no perdimos detalle de lo que pasó we didn't miss a thing
    no me dio detalles he didn't go into detail
    los detalles de la bóveda son de estilo mozárabe the detail on the dome is Mozarabic in style
    chaqueta de lana con detalles en cuero woollen jacket with leather trimmings
    B
    1
    (pequeño regalo): siempre que viene trae algún detalle whenever he comes he brings a little gift o a little something
    2 (atención, gesto) nice ( o thoughtful etc) gesture
    ¡qué detalle! se acordó de mi cumpleaños how thoughtful o sweet of her to remember my birthday!
    tuvo el detalle de llamar para ver cómo me había ido he phoned to see how I had got on, which was very thoughtful of him
    ¡qué detalle! dejarme una flor en el escritorio what a nice touch o gesture, she left me a flower on my desk
    era una persona llena de detalles he was full of thoughtful little gestures
    C ( Com)
    1
    al detalle retail
    vender al detalle to sell retail
    venta al detalle retail sale
    los detalles the details o specifications
    * * *

     

    Del verbo detallar: ( conjugate detallar)

    detallé es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    detalle es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

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

    Multiple Entries:
    detallar    
    detalle
    detallar ( conjugate detallar) verbo transitivo
    to detail
    detalle sustantivo masculino
    1


    describir algo con todo detalle to describe sth in great detail

    2

    b) (Esp, Méx) (atención, gesto) nice (o thoughtful etc) gesture;

    tener un detalle con algn to do sth nice for sb
    3 (Com)

    detallar verbo transitivo to give the details of, list
    detalle sustantivo masculino
    1 detail: dame más detalles, give me more details
    2 (atención, cortesía) kindness: siempre tiene algún detalle con tu padre, he is always very considerate towards your father
    3 (toque decorativo) touch
    un detalle de buen gusto, a tasteful touch
    4 (en fotografía, ilustración) detail
    ♦ Locuciones: al detalle, (en ventas) retail
    con detalle, in depth, in great detail
    ' detalle' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desarrollar
    - hasta
    - ínfima
    - ínfimo
    - pintar
    - toque
    - escapar
    - insignificante
    - intrascendente
    - lindo
    - mínimo
    - minucia
    - nota
    - perder
    - significativo
    - simpático
    English:
    detail
    - elaborate
    - gesture
    - minor
    - particular
    - practicality
    - retail
    - spell out
    - stocking filler
    - technicality
    - thought
    - touch
    - escape
    - spell
    - sweet
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    nm
    1. [pormenor, dato] detail;
    nos dieron todo tipo de detalles they gave us all sorts of details;
    con detalle in detail;
    con todo detalle in great detail;
    con todo lujo de detalles with a wealth of detail;
    dar detalles to give details;
    entrar en detalles to go into detail(s);
    todo estaba organizado hasta el menor detalle everything was organized down to the smallest o last detail;
    no perdieron detalle de lo que se dijo they didn't miss a thing that was said;
    para más detalles, llame al teléfono… for more information, call…
    2. [elemento, rasgo] detail;
    un partido con detalles de buen fútbol a match with the odd moment of good football;
    un vestido de algodón con detalles en seda bordada a cotton dress with embroidered silk detail;
    observen los detalles decorativos alrededor del friso notice the decorative detail around the frieze
    3. [obsequio] gift;
    te he traído un detalle I've brought you a little present o a little something
    4. [atención] nice gesture o thought;
    ¡qué detalle lo de acompañarnos a casa! how kind of him o what a nice gesture to bring us home!;
    ¡pero qué detalle ha tenido! what a nice gesture!, how thoughtful of him!;
    tener un detalle (con alguien) to be considerate (to sb);
    tener el detalle de hacer algo to be kind enough to do sth;
    es todo un detalle how courteous o considerate;
    Fam
    marcarse un detalle to do something nice o kind
    5. [fragmento] [de cuadro, foto] detail;
    lámina 6: detalle del “Guernica” de Picasso plate 6: Picasso Guernica (detail)
    al detalle loc adv
    Com retail;
    en este almacén no se vende al detalle we don't sell retail in this warehouse
    * * *
    m
    1 detail;
    en detalle in detail;
    con todo lujo de detalles in great detail;
    entrar en detalles go into details
    2 fig
    thoughtful gesture
    3
    :
    al detalle COM retail
    * * *
    1) : detail
    2)
    al detalle : retail
    * * *
    1. (pormenor) detail
    2. (gesto) nice gesture / kind gesture
    3. (regalo) little something
    no es un gran regalo, sólo es un detalle it's not a big present, just a little something
    ¡qué detalle! how nice! / how thoughtful!

    Spanish-English dictionary > detalle

  • 7 detenidamente

    adv.
    carefully, thoroughly.
    * * *
    1 carefully, thoroughly
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=minuciosamente) carefully, thoroughly
    2) (=extensamente) at great length
    * * *
    adverbio at length
    * * *
    Ex. I thought long and hard last year before choosing which tool to purchase.
    ----
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer inspection.
    * al estudiar Algo más detenidamente = on closer inspection.
    * buscar detenidamente = look + hard.
    * estudiar detenidamente = take + a hard look at, take + a long hard look at, go through.
    * examinar detenidamente = scrutinise [scrutinize, -USA], put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight.
    * examinar más detenidamente = look + closer, take + a closer look at, take + a close look.
    * mirar detenidamente = go through, eye.
    * realizar una labor detenidamente = work + Posesivo + way through.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * * *
    adverbio at length
    * * *

    Ex: I thought long and hard last year before choosing which tool to purchase.

    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer inspection.
    * al estudiar Algo más detenidamente = on closer inspection.
    * buscar detenidamente = look + hard.
    * estudiar detenidamente = take + a hard look at, take + a long hard look at, go through.
    * examinar detenidamente = scrutinise [scrutinize, -USA], put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight.
    * examinar más detenidamente = look + closer, take + a closer look at, take + a close look.
    * mirar detenidamente = go through, eye.
    * realizar una labor detenidamente = work + Posesivo + way through.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.

    * * *
    at length
    estudiaron detenidamente la propuesta they studied the proposal at length o thoroughly
    la miró larga y detenidamente he looked at her long and hard
    * * *

    detenidamente adverbio carefully, thoroughly
    ' detenidamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    examinar
    - observar
    - mirar
    English:
    abandon
    - carefully
    - closely
    - hard
    - length
    - pore
    - scour
    - think over
    - consideration
    - peer
    - peruse
    - think
    * * *
    carefully, thoroughly;
    me miró detenidamente he looked at me intently
    * * *
    adv at length, thoroughly;
    leer algo detenidamente read something through carefully
    * * *
    : thoroughly, at length

    Spanish-English dictionary > detenidamente

  • 8 examinar

    v.
    1 to examine.
    El científico examinó la evidencia The scientist examined the evidence.
    El médico examinó al paciente The doctor examined the patient.
    Ricardo examinó el libro Richard examined=perused the book.
    2 to interrogate.
    La policía examinó al testigo The police interrogated the witness.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to examine
    2 (investigar) to consider, inspect, go over
    1 to take an examination, sit an examination
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ alumno] to examine
    2) [+ producto] to test
    3) [+ problema] to examine, study
    4) [+ paciente] to examine
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <alumno/candidato> to examine
    2) (mirar detenidamente, estudiar) < objeto> to examine, inspect; <documento/proyecto/propuesta> to examine, study; <situación/caso> to study, consider; < enfermo> to examine
    2.
    examinarse v pron (Esp) to take an exam

    me examiné de latínI had o took my Latin exam

    * * *
    = analyse [analyze, -USA], assess, discuss, examine, go over, look at, look into, overhaul, study, survey, probe into, offer + an account of, go through, vet, test, look over, check out, check up on, keep + tabs on, review, question, peruse, screen, probe.
    Ex. With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.
    Ex. Without such guidelines each document would need to be assessed individually, and inconsistencies would be inevitable.
    Ex. This review also illustrates some of the issues which cataloguers have discussed over the years, and demonstrates other solutions to standards in cataloguing than those embodied in modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex. The article 'Home schoolers: a forgotten clientele?' examines ways in which the library can support parents and children in the home schooling situation.
    Ex. The person assigned as coach goes over the work of the new abstractor, makes editorial changes, and discusses these changes with the new man.
    Ex. This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex. The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
    Ex. It is difficult to overhaul the basic structure of an enumerative scheme without complete revision of sections of the scheme.
    Ex. Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
    Ex. Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
    Ex. If one probes more deeply into the question of truth and falsehood, one gets into difficult philosophical issues, which we prefer to leave to others.
    Ex. This article offers an account of the processes shaping the professionalisation of college and research librarianship within the framework of 4 contemporary sociological theories.
    Ex. I believe Mr. Freedman hired about 11 student assistants to go through this intentionally dirty file and clean it up.
    Ex. All three types of material, when first received by DG XIII, are submitted to the Technological Information and Patents Division of DG XIII in order to vet items for possible patentable inventions.
    Ex. Inmate library workers often test a new librarian, but once he or she has passed the test, they usually become very protective and staunch promoters of the library.
    Ex. It would be of enormous help to us if you could put a few things together for us to look over.
    Ex. Where problems do arise it is sensible to check out the training programme before blaming the assistant for poor performance of duties.
    Ex. The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex. The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex. There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex. If this appears to be excessively difficult, maybe it is time to question whether the tool is too complex.
    Ex. A summary differs from an abstract in that it assumes that the reader will have the opportunity to peruse the accompanying text.
    Ex. Employers should take a preventive role in protecting women's general health, for example, screening women workers for cervical cancer.
    Ex. The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
    ----
    * al examinar Algo de cerca = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * examinar cómo = look at + ways in which.
    * examinar detenidamente = scrutinise [scrutinize, -USA], put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight.
    * examinar el modo de = examine + way.
    * examinar el papel de Algo = investigate + role.
    * examinar la función de Algo = investigate + role.
    * examinar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * examinar los conocimientos = test + knowledge.
    * examinar más detenidamente = look + closer, take + a closer look at, take + a close look.
    * examinar más minuciosamente = examine + in greater detail.
    * examinar minuciosamente = pull apart.
    * examinar + Posesivo + conciencia = search + Posesivo + conscience.
    * examinar rápidamente = scan.
    * examinar un tema = explore + theme.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <alumno/candidato> to examine
    2) (mirar detenidamente, estudiar) < objeto> to examine, inspect; <documento/proyecto/propuesta> to examine, study; <situación/caso> to study, consider; < enfermo> to examine
    2.
    examinarse v pron (Esp) to take an exam

    me examiné de latínI had o took my Latin exam

    * * *
    = analyse [analyze, -USA], assess, discuss, examine, go over, look at, look into, overhaul, study, survey, probe into, offer + an account of, go through, vet, test, look over, check out, check up on, keep + tabs on, review, question, peruse, screen, probe.

    Ex: With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.

    Ex: Without such guidelines each document would need to be assessed individually, and inconsistencies would be inevitable.
    Ex: This review also illustrates some of the issues which cataloguers have discussed over the years, and demonstrates other solutions to standards in cataloguing than those embodied in modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex: The article 'Home schoolers: a forgotten clientele?' examines ways in which the library can support parents and children in the home schooling situation.
    Ex: The person assigned as coach goes over the work of the new abstractor, makes editorial changes, and discusses these changes with the new man.
    Ex: This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex: The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
    Ex: It is difficult to overhaul the basic structure of an enumerative scheme without complete revision of sections of the scheme.
    Ex: Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
    Ex: Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
    Ex: If one probes more deeply into the question of truth and falsehood, one gets into difficult philosophical issues, which we prefer to leave to others.
    Ex: This article offers an account of the processes shaping the professionalisation of college and research librarianship within the framework of 4 contemporary sociological theories.
    Ex: I believe Mr. Freedman hired about 11 student assistants to go through this intentionally dirty file and clean it up.
    Ex: All three types of material, when first received by DG XIII, are submitted to the Technological Information and Patents Division of DG XIII in order to vet items for possible patentable inventions.
    Ex: Inmate library workers often test a new librarian, but once he or she has passed the test, they usually become very protective and staunch promoters of the library.
    Ex: It would be of enormous help to us if you could put a few things together for us to look over.
    Ex: Where problems do arise it is sensible to check out the training programme before blaming the assistant for poor performance of duties.
    Ex: The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex: The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex: There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex: If this appears to be excessively difficult, maybe it is time to question whether the tool is too complex.
    Ex: A summary differs from an abstract in that it assumes that the reader will have the opportunity to peruse the accompanying text.
    Ex: Employers should take a preventive role in protecting women's general health, for example, screening women workers for cervical cancer.
    Ex: The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
    * al examinar Algo de cerca = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * examinar cómo = look at + ways in which.
    * examinar detenidamente = scrutinise [scrutinize, -USA], put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight.
    * examinar el modo de = examine + way.
    * examinar el papel de Algo = investigate + role.
    * examinar la función de Algo = investigate + role.
    * examinar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * examinar los conocimientos = test + knowledge.
    * examinar más detenidamente = look + closer, take + a closer look at, take + a close look.
    * examinar más minuciosamente = examine + in greater detail.
    * examinar minuciosamente = pull apart.
    * examinar + Posesivo + conciencia = search + Posesivo + conscience.
    * examinar rápidamente = scan.
    * examinar un tema = explore + theme.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.

    * * *
    examinar [A1 ]
    vt
    A ‹alumno/candidato› to examine
    B (mirar detenidamente, estudiar)
    1 ‹objeto› to examine, inspect; ‹contrato/documento› to examine, study
    2 ‹situación/caso› to study, consider; ‹proyecto/propuesta› to study, examine
    3 ‹paciente/enfermo› to examine
    ( Esp) to take o ( BrE) sit an exam
    ayer nos examinamos de latín we had o took o ( BrE) sat our Latin exam yesterday
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    examinar    
    examinar algo
    examinar ( conjugate examinar) verbo transitivo
    to examine;
    situación/caso to study, consider
    examinarse verbo pronominal (Esp) to take an exam
    examinar verbo transitivo to examine: quisiera examinar las pruebas detenidamente, I'd like to thoroughly examine the evidence
    ' examinar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    mirar
    - pensar
    - tantear
    - analizar
    - escudriñar
    - ver
    English:
    examine
    - inspect
    - look into
    - look over
    - paper
    - reassess
    - review
    - scrutinize
    - search
    - see into
    - study
    - test
    - trace
    - view
    - look
    - peruse
    - reexamine
    - survey
    - vet
    * * *
    vt
    1. [alumno] to examine
    2. [analizar] to examine;
    examinó detenidamente el arma he examined the weapon carefully;
    examinaremos su caso we shall examine her case;
    tienes que ir al médico a que te examine you must go and get the doctor to examine you
    * * *
    v/t examine
    * * *
    1) : to examine
    2) inspeccionar: to inspect
    * * *
    examinar vb to examine

    Spanish-English dictionary > examinar

  • 9 examinar más detenidamente

    (v.) = look + closer, take + a closer look at, take + a close look
    Ex. After a glance at the 10 titles, the searcher decides to look closer at item 5.
    Ex. Further economies could perhaps be made by taking a closer look at the way in which our university libraries are used.
    Ex. Libraries must now take a close look at the nature of their service provision.
    * * *
    (v.) = look + closer, take + a closer look at, take + a close look

    Ex: After a glance at the 10 titles, the searcher decides to look closer at item 5.

    Ex: Further economies could perhaps be made by taking a closer look at the way in which our university libraries are used.
    Ex: Libraries must now take a close look at the nature of their service provision.

    Spanish-English dictionary > examinar más detenidamente

  • 10 mirada

    f.
    look.
    apartar la mirada to look away
    dirigir o lanzar la mirada a to glance at
    echar una mirada (a algo) to glance o to have a quick look (at something)
    fulminar con la mirada a alguien to look daggers at somebody
    levantar la mirada to look up
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: mirar.
    * * *
    1 (gen) look; (vistazo) glance
    \
    aguantar la mirada a alguien to stare somebody out
    apartar la mirada to look away
    clavar la mirada en algo/alguien to stare at something/somebody, fix one's eye on something/somebody
    echar una mirada a algo/alguien to take a look at something/somebody
    fulminar a alguien con la mirada to look daggers at somebody
    levantar la mirada to look up
    mirada asesina evil look
    mirada perdida/vaga far-away look
    mirada de soslayo sideways glance
    * * *
    noun f.
    look, glance, glare, gaze
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=forma de mirar) look
    2) (=acto) [rápida] glance; [detenida] gaze

    le dirigió una mirada de sospechahe gave her a suspicious look o glance, he looked o glanced at her suspiciously

    le echó una mirada por encima del hombro — she gave him a condescending look, she looked at him condescendingly

    era capaz de aguantarle o resistirle la mirada a cualquiera — he could outstare anybody, he could stare anybody out

    echar una mirada de reojo o de soslayo a algo/algn — to look out of the corner of one's eye at sth/sb, cast a sidelong glance at sth/sb

    mirada perdida, tenía la mirada perdida en el horizonte — she was gazing into the distance

    3) (=vista)

    apartar la mirada (de algn/algo) — to look away (from sb/sth)

    bajar la mirada — to look down

    clavar la mirada en algo/algn — to fix one's eyes on sth/sb

    desviar la mirada (de algn/algo) — (lit) to look away (from sb/sth), avert one's eyes (from sb/sth); (fig) to turn one's back (on sb/sth)

    dirigir la mirada a o hacia algn/algo — (lit) to look at sb/sth; (fig) to turn one's attention to sb/sth

    echar una mirada a algn/algo — [varias veces] to keep an eye on sb/sth, check on sb/sth; [una sola vez] to have a look at sb/sth

    échale una miradita al arroz de vez en cuandokeep an eye o check on the rice every now and then

    le echó una última mirada a la casa antes de irseshe had a o one last look at the house before leaving

    levantar la mirada — to look up, raise one's eyes

    al vernos entrar levantó la mirada — on seeing us enter, he looked up o raised his eyes

    tener la mirada puesta en algo — (lit) to have one's gaze fixed on sth; (fig) to be looking towards sth, have one's sights set on sth

    seguir algo/a algn con la mirada — to follow sth/sb with one's eyes

    volver la mirada — to look back

    si volvemos la mirada hacia atrás, nos daremos cuenta de nuestros errores — if we look back we will realize our mistakes

    volvió su mirada a Ameliashe looked round at Amelia o turned her eyes towards Amelia

    volvió la mirada a su izquierda — he looked round to his left, he turned his eyes to the left

    devorar 1)
    4) pl miradas (=atención)

    me fui, huyendo de las miradas de todo el pueblo — I left, fleeing from the prying eyes of the whole village

    * * *
    a) ( modo de mirar) look

    hay miradas que matan — if looks could kill...

    b) ( acción de mirar) look

    le dirigió or lanzó una mirada reprobatoria — he looked at her disapprovingly

    c) ( vista)

    recorrió la habitación con la mirada — she cast her eyes over the room/she looked around the room

    su mirada se posó en ella — (liter) his gaze settled on her (liter)

    bajar/levantar la mirada — to look down/up

    d) ( mira) sights (pl)
    * * *
    = gaze, glance, look, glimpse, peek, peep.
    Ex. A girl strokes its keys languidly and looks about the room and sometimes at the speaker with a disquieting gaze.
    Ex. After a glance at the 10 titles, the searcher decides to look closer at item 5.
    Ex. Your exaggerated coughs and annoyed looks and the oh so dramatic flailing about of your hands and arms when he lights up drive him up a wall.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'A glimpse into the crystal ball: academic libraries in the year 2000'.
    Ex. The article 'Fifty years of silent service: a peek inside the CIA Library' describes the library of the Central Intelligence Agency.
    Ex. A peep into her mind would have revealed that she was quite apprehensive about the immensity of the assignment.
    ----
    * agachar la mirada = look down.
    * cambio de mirada = gaze-shift.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight.
    * cruzar una mirada = exchange + glance.
    * dirigir la mirada hacia = look toward(s).
    * dirigir + Posesivo + mirada = turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * echar una mirada = take + a look at, take + a peek, peek, have + a look, cast + a glance over, look through, glance at, take + a gander.
    * echar una mirada furtiva a = steal + a glance at.
    * echar una mirada mortal = look + daggers at.
    * esquivar la mirada de Alguien = avert + Posesivo + eyes.
    * fulminar a Alguien con la mirada = look + daggers at.
    * fulminar con la mirada = glower, scowl (at).
    * hay miradas que matan = if looks could kill....
    * la mirada en = eye(s) on.
    * lanzar una mirada de = give + a look of.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada del público = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada pública = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * matar con la mirada = look + daggers at.
    * mirada a escondidas = sneak peek.
    * mirada a hurtadillas = sneak peek.
    * mirada con el ceño fruncido = scowl, glower.
    * mirada de cerca = close look.
    * mirada de disgusto = scowl.
    * mirada de enfado = scowl.
    * mirada fija = stare.
    * mirada fría = icy glare.
    * mirada inexpresiva = blank look, blank expression.
    * mirada más de cerca = closer look.
    * miradas curiosas = prying eyes.
    * miradas indiscretas = prying eyes.
    * mirada vacía = blank look, blank expression.
    * ser el centro de todas las miradas = cut + a dash.
    * si las miradas mataran... = if looks could kill....
    * tener la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * * *
    a) ( modo de mirar) look

    hay miradas que matan — if looks could kill...

    b) ( acción de mirar) look

    le dirigió or lanzó una mirada reprobatoria — he looked at her disapprovingly

    c) ( vista)

    recorrió la habitación con la mirada — she cast her eyes over the room/she looked around the room

    su mirada se posó en ella — (liter) his gaze settled on her (liter)

    bajar/levantar la mirada — to look down/up

    d) ( mira) sights (pl)
    * * *
    = gaze, glance, look, glimpse, peek, peep.

    Ex: A girl strokes its keys languidly and looks about the room and sometimes at the speaker with a disquieting gaze.

    Ex: After a glance at the 10 titles, the searcher decides to look closer at item 5.
    Ex: Your exaggerated coughs and annoyed looks and the oh so dramatic flailing about of your hands and arms when he lights up drive him up a wall.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'A glimpse into the crystal ball: academic libraries in the year 2000'.
    Ex: The article 'Fifty years of silent service: a peek inside the CIA Library' describes the library of the Central Intelligence Agency.
    Ex: A peep into her mind would have revealed that she was quite apprehensive about the immensity of the assignment.
    * agachar la mirada = look down.
    * cambio de mirada = gaze-shift.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight.
    * cruzar una mirada = exchange + glance.
    * dirigir la mirada hacia = look toward(s).
    * dirigir + Posesivo + mirada = turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * echar una mirada = take + a look at, take + a peek, peek, have + a look, cast + a glance over, look through, glance at, take + a gander.
    * echar una mirada furtiva a = steal + a glance at.
    * echar una mirada mortal = look + daggers at.
    * esquivar la mirada de Alguien = avert + Posesivo + eyes.
    * fulminar a Alguien con la mirada = look + daggers at.
    * fulminar con la mirada = glower, scowl (at).
    * hay miradas que matan = if looks could kill....
    * la mirada en = eye(s) on.
    * lanzar una mirada de = give + a look of.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada del público = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * mantenerse alejado de la mirada pública = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * matar con la mirada = look + daggers at.
    * mirada a escondidas = sneak peek.
    * mirada a hurtadillas = sneak peek.
    * mirada con el ceño fruncido = scowl, glower.
    * mirada de cerca = close look.
    * mirada de disgusto = scowl.
    * mirada de enfado = scowl.
    * mirada fija = stare.
    * mirada fría = icy glare.
    * mirada inexpresiva = blank look, blank expression.
    * mirada más de cerca = closer look.
    * miradas curiosas = prying eyes.
    * miradas indiscretas = prying eyes.
    * mirada vacía = blank look, blank expression.
    * ser el centro de todas las miradas = cut + a dash.
    * si las miradas mataran... = if looks could kill....
    * tener la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.

    * * *
    su mirada era triste/dulce he had a sad/tender look in his eyes
    tiene una mirada penetrante he has a penetrating gaze
    hay miradas que matan if looks could kill …
    los vi intercambiar una mirada de soslayo I saw them exchange a sidelong glance
    lo fulminó con la mirada she looked daggers at him, she gave him a withering look
    le dirigió or lanzó una mirada reprobatoria he looked at her disapprovingly, he gave o threw her a disapproving look
    quería huir de las miradas curiosas de los vecinos he wanted to get away from the neighbors' prying eyes
    echa una mirada a ver si no nos dejamos nada take o have a quick look to make sure we haven't left anything behind
    sólo le eché una miradita por encima I just had a quick glance at it
    le voy a echar una mirada a tu trabajo I'm going to cast an eye over o take a look at your essay
    échale una miradita al arroz have a little o quick look at the rice
    voy a echarle una mirada a Gabriela a ver si sigue dormida I'm going to look in on Gabriela to see if she's still asleep
    3
    (vista): tenía la mirada fija en el suelo she was staring at the ground, she had her eyes fixed on the ground
    con la mirada perdida en el horizonte (with) his eyes o gaze fixed on the horizon
    recorrió la habitación con la mirada she cast her eyes over o she looked around the room
    su mirada se posó en ella ( liter); his gaze settled on her ( liter)
    ni siquiera se molestó en levantar la mirada cuando le hablé he didn't even bother to look up when I spoke to him
    seguía con la mirada los movimientos de la madre she followed her mother's movements with her eyes
    4 (mira) sights (pl)
    trabajar con la mirada puesta en el porvenir to work with one's sights set on the future
    * * *

     

    mirada sustantivo femenino


    su mirada era triste he had a sad look in his eyes;
    lo fulminó con la mirada she looked daggers at him
    b) (vistazo, ojeada) glance;


    échales una mirada a los niños have a look at the children
    c) ( vista):


    recorrió la habitación con la mirada she cast her eyes over the room;
    bajar/levantar la mirada to look down/up
    mirada sustantivo femenino
    1 (efecto de mirar) glance: lo abarcas con la mirada, you can take it in at a glance
    2 (modo de mirar) look: tiene una mirada cruel, he has a cruel look
    3 (vistazo) look, glance: déjame echar una mirada, let me have a look
    ♦ Locuciones: sostener la mirada, to stare
    ' mirada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apagada
    - apagado
    - concentrar
    - desnudar
    - desprenderse
    - desviar
    - dirigir
    - dura
    - duro
    - fiel
    - fulminar
    - glacial
    - gustillo
    - hielo
    - inexpresiva
    - inexpresivo
    - lanzar
    - ojo
    - penetrante
    - realzar
    - seductor
    - seductora
    - seguir
    - significativa
    - significativo
    - tierna
    - tierno
    - torva
    - torvo
    - volver
    - ablandar
    - acusador
    - alzar
    - angustioso
    - anhelante
    - arrebatador
    - ausente
    - codicioso
    - coqueto
    - delator
    - devorar
    - errante
    - feroz
    - fijar
    - franco
    - frialdad
    - fulminante
    - furtivo
    - hipnotizador
    - huidizo
    English:
    angry
    - approving
    - backward
    - cast
    - cursory
    - direct
    - dirty look
    - distant
    - doubtful
    - dour
    - downward
    - feminine
    - fix
    - fond
    - forlorn
    - frosty
    - furtive
    - gaze
    - glance
    - glance up
    - glare
    - glassy
    - glazed
    - glower
    - grave
    - indignant
    - intense
    - look
    - look away
    - magnetic
    - murderous
    - pained
    - passing
    - penetrating
    - piercing
    - searching
    - shifty
    - shoot
    - sidelong
    - sideways
    - stare
    - steady
    - stony
    - telling
    - vacant
    - vacantly
    - venomous
    - wander
    - wild
    - withering
    * * *
    mirada nf
    1. [acción de mirar] look;
    fue el blanco de todas las miradas all eyes were on her;
    apartar la mirada to look away;
    dirigir o [m5] lanzar la mirada a to glance at;
    fulminar con la mirada a alguien to look daggers at sb;
    levantar la mirada to look up;
    siguió con la mirada todos sus movimientos his eyes followed her every movement;
    sostener la mirada de alguien to hold sb's gaze;
    si las miradas mataran if looks could kill
    2. [manera de mirar] [con cariño, placer, admiración] gaze;
    me dirigió una mirada asesina she looked daggers at me;
    mirada fija stare;
    caminaba con la mirada fija en el suelo he walked along staring at the ground;
    le lanzó una mirada furtiva he looked at her out of the corner of his eye;
    mirada perdida distant look;
    tenía la mirada perdida she was staring into space
    3. [vistazo, ojeada] look;
    echar una mirada (a algo) to glance o to have a quick look (at sth);
    ¿le podrías echar una mirada a esta carta que he escrito? could you have a look at this letter I've written?;
    echa una mirada a ver si está lloviendo have a look and see if it's raining
    4. [intención, propósito]
    tener puestas las miradas en algo to have one's sights set on sth
    * * *
    f look;
    echar una mirada take a look (a at);
    ser el centro de todas las miradas be the center o Br centre of attention
    * * *
    mirada nf
    1) : look, glance, gaze
    2) expresión: look, expression
    una mirada de sorpresa: a look of surprise
    * * *
    1. (en general) look
    2. (vistazo) glance

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    (n.) = closer look
    Ex. People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    * * *

    Ex: People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.

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  • 12 monitor

    adj.
    monitoring.
    m.
    1 monitor, display unit.
    2 monitor, instructor, tutor, admonitor.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (profesor) instructor
    1 (pantalla) monitor, screen
    ————————
    1 (pantalla) monitor, screen
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    monitor, -a
    1.
    SM / F (=persona) (Dep) instructor, coach; [de gira] group leader

    monitor(a) deportivo/a — [gen] sports coach; [en escuela] games coach

    2.
    SM (tb Inform, Téc) monitor
    * * *
    - tora masculino, femenino
    1)
    a) (CS) (Dep)

    monitor de esquí/natación — ski/swimming instructor

    2) monitor masculino (Inf, Med, Tec) monitor
    * * *
    = instructor, video terminal, display unit, monitor, VDU (Visual Display Unit), CRT terminal, video display.
    Ex. Its effectiveness has been erratic because of rapid turnover of instructors.
    Ex. Access to the system is through video terminals and by telex.
    Ex. People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    Ex. At any point in your search, you can either view the records you have retrieved on your monitor or print them on your printer.
    Ex. A visual display unit (VDU) is a unit used to display data from a computer onto a screen.
    Ex. A CRT terminal is American terminology for a visual display unit (qv).
    Ex. Microforms can be read by means of optically magnifying reading devices, or by equipment which presents the magnified image on a video display.
    ----
    * monitor de ordenador = CRT screen, CRT display screen.
    * monitor de pantalla plana = flat-screen monitor, flatscreen display.
    * monitor monocromo = monochrome monitor.
    * pantalla del monitor = VDU screen.
    * tubo de monitor = tube.
    * * *
    - tora masculino, femenino
    1)
    a) (CS) (Dep)

    monitor de esquí/natación — ski/swimming instructor

    2) monitor masculino (Inf, Med, Tec) monitor
    * * *
    = instructor, video terminal, display unit, monitor, VDU (Visual Display Unit), CRT terminal, video display.

    Ex: Its effectiveness has been erratic because of rapid turnover of instructors.

    Ex: Access to the system is through video terminals and by telex.
    Ex: People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    Ex: At any point in your search, you can either view the records you have retrieved on your monitor or print them on your printer.
    Ex: A visual display unit (VDU) is a unit used to display data from a computer onto a screen.
    Ex: A CRT terminal is American terminology for a visual display unit (qv).
    Ex: Microforms can be read by means of optically magnifying reading devices, or by equipment which presents the magnified image on a video display.
    * monitor de ordenador = CRT screen, CRT display screen.
    * monitor de pantalla plana = flat-screen monitor, flatscreen display.
    * monitor monocromo = monochrome monitor.
    * pantalla del monitor = VDU screen.
    * tubo de monitor = tube.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1 ( Dep):
    monitor de esquí ski instructor
    monitor de esgrima fencing coach o instructor
    monitor de tenis tennis coach
    es monitor en una piscina he's a swimming instructor
    es monitor en un campamento juvenil he's a monitor at a summer camp
    B
    1 ( Inf) monitor
    2 ( Med, Tec) monitor
    * * *

     

    monitor
    ◊ - tora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    1
    a) (CS) (Dep):

    monitor de esquí/natación ski/swimming instructor;

    monitor de tenis tennis coach
    b) (Educ) ( en la escuela) (RPl) monitor;

    ( en la universidad) (Col) student who acts as an assistant teacher
    2
    monitor sustantivo masculino (Inf, Med, Tec) monitor

    monitor,-ora
    I sustantivo masculino y femenino (profesor) instructor
    II m Inform (pantalla) monitor
    ' monitor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    monitora
    - controlar
    English:
    monitor
    - VDU
    - prefect
    - visual
    * * *
    monitor, -ora
    nm,f
    [persona] [profesor] instructor; [en campamento infantil] monitor; Am [en universidad] teaching assistant monitor de autoescuela driving instructor;
    monitor de esquí skiing instructor;
    monitor de tenis tennis coach
    nm
    Informát & Tec monitor;
    monitor en color colour monitor
    * * *
    1 m TV, INFOR monitor
    2 m, monitora f ( profesor) instructor
    * * *
    : instructor (in sports)
    : monitor
    monitor de televisión: television monitor
    * * *
    1. (persona) instructor
    2. (pantalla) monitor

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    conj.
    but.
    * * *
    1 but
    * * *
    conj.
    * * *
    CONJ but
    * * *
    conjunción (liter) but
    * * *
    = extra, more, plus, topmost [top most].
    Ex. Each step of subdivision involves an extra character (see below).
    Ex. The command function 'MORE' is used to request the system to display more information, for instance to continue the alphabetical display of terms.
    Ex. All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    Ex. A list of the topmost cited papers of the Proceedings is presented.
    ----
    * acercarse aun más = bring + closer together, come closer together, draw + closer together.
    * acercarse más aun = bring + closer together, come closer together, draw + closer together.
    * ahora más que nunca = now more than ever.
    * alcanzar cotas más altas = raise to + greater heights.
    * algo más = anything else.
    * algunos años más tarde = some years on.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * análisis más minucioso = closer examination.
    * aprender de la forma más difícil = learn + the hard way.
    * aún más = Verbo + further, even further, all the more, further, furthermore, beyond that, a fortiori.
    * bastante más = rather more.
    * cada vez más = ever-growing, ever-increasing, increasingly, more and more, progressively, ever more, mushrooming, ever greater, in increasing numbers, increasing.
    * cada vez más abultado = swelling.
    * cada vez más alto = constantly rising, steadily rising, steadily growing.
    * cada vez más amplio = ever-widening.
    * cada vez más estricto = tightening.
    * cada vez más extendido = spreading.
    * cada vez más fácil = ever easier.
    * cada vez más lejos = further and further.
    * cada vez más rápido = ever faster.
    * cada vez más tenue = fading.
    * cada vez más viejo = aging [ageing].
    * citado más arriba = above.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con un filo más pronunciado = sharper-edged.
    * correr más deprisa que = outrun [out-run].
    * costumbre cada vez más frecuente = growing practice.
    * cuanto más = all the more so, all the more, a fortiori.
    * cuanto más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * cuantos más, mejor = the more the merrier, the more the better.
    * cuya fecha se anunciará más adelante = at a time to be announced later.
    * cuya fecha se determinará más adelante = at a time to be determined later.
    * dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene = oversell.
    * dar más de sí = go further.
    * dar más explicaciones = elaborate on.
    * darse una situación más esperanzadora = sound + a note of hope.
    * decir la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad = to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
    * de crecimiento más rápido = fastest-growing.
    * de esto, de lo otro y de lo de más allá = about this and that and everything else.
    * de forma que resulta más fácil de entender = in digestible form.
    * de la forma más difícil = the hard way.
    * de la forma más fácil = the easy way .
    * de lo más = very.
    * de lo más + Adjetivo = most + Adjetivo.
    * demandar cada vez más enérgicamente = build + pressure, build + pressure.
    * de más = extra, one too many.
    * de más arriba = topmost [top most].
    * desarrollar aun más = develop + further.
    * desde un punto de vista más amplio = in a broader sense.
    * desde un punto de vista más general = in a broader sense.
    * de una manera más sencilla = in digestible form.
    * dicho más arriba, lo = foregoing, the.
    * distanciar aun más = widen + the gap between... and.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * durante las horas de más calor = during the heat of the day.
    * durar más que = outlive.
    * el más = all-time.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el más + Adjetivo = the most + Adjetivo.
    * el más allá = hereafter.
    * el más bajo = rock-bottom.
    * el más favorito del mes = pick of the month.
    * el más leído = the most widely read.
    * el más recomendado = best of breed, the.
    * el + Nombre + más completo = the + Nombre + to end all + Nombre.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * el punto más bajo = rock-bottom.
    * el todo es más grande que la suma de sus partes = the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * enfrascado en lo más difícil = in at the deep end.
    * enfrascar a Alguien de lleno en lo más difícil = throw in + at the deep end, throw in + at the deep end.
    * enfrascarse en lo más difícil = swim in + the deep end, jump in at + the deep end.
    * en lo más mínimo = not in the least + Nombre Negativo.
    * en más de una ocasión = on more than one occasion, in more than one instance, in more than one occasion.
    * en más de un sentido = in more ways than one.
    * en su forma más básica = at its most basic.
    * en su nivel más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en su punto más álgido = at its height.
    * en su punto más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en tiempos más recientes = in more recent times.
    * en un futuro más o menos cercano = in the near future, in the near future.
    * en un período más o menos lejano = in the near future, in the near future.
    * en un sentido más amplio = in a broader sense, in a larger sense.
    * en un sentido más general = in a broader sense.
    * es más = more important, moreover.
    * examen más minucioso = closer examination.
    * examinar más detenidamente = look + closer, take + a closer look at, take + a close look.
    * examinar más minuciosamente = examine + in greater detail.
    * explicar un Tema con más detalle = expand upon/on + Tema.
    * forma de la curva estadística en su valor más alto = peak-shape.
    * ganar cada vez más importancia = go from + strength to strength.
    * gastar más de la cuenta = overspend.
    * gastarse más dinero = dig + deep.
    * haber todavía más = there + be + more to it than that.
    * hacer las leyes más estrictas = tighten + laws.
    * hacerle la vida más simple a todos = simplify + life for everyone.
    * hacerlo más llevadero = make + life easier.
    * hacer más consciente de Algo = heighten + awareness.
    * hacer más copias de Algo = produce + additional copies.
    * hacer más estricto = tighten.
    * hacer más fuerte = toughen.
    * hacer más preciso = tightening up.
    * hacer más rico = add + richness to.
    * hacer más riguroso = tighten, tightening up.
    * hacer más sofisticado = dumb up.
    * hacer que tenga más valor = put + a premium on.
    * hacerse cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
    * hacerse más complejo = grow in + complexity, gain in + complexity.
    * hacerse más corto = grow + shorter.
    * hacerse más fuerte = gain in + strength, grow in + strength.
    * hacerse más inteligente = smarten up.
    * herir en lo más profundo = cut to + the heart of, cut to + the quick.
    * horario de apertura más amplio = extended hours.
    * incluso yendo más lejos = even farther afield.
    * invertir más dinero = dig + deep.
    * ir aun más lejos = go + a/one step further.
    * ir más allá = go + one stage further.
    * ir más allá de = go beyond, transcend, get beyond, go far beyond, move + beyond, take + Nombre + a/one step further/farther, go + past.
    * ir más allá de las posibilidades de Alguien = be beyond + Posesivo + capabilities.
    * ir más lejos = go + one stage further.
    * ir poco más allá de + Infinitivo = go little further than + Gerundio.
    * ir todavía más lejos = go + a/one step further.
    * la parte más dura de = brunt of, the.
    * la parte más importante = the heart of.
    * ley del más fuerte, la = law of the jungle, the, survival of the fittest, survival of the strongest.
    * libro más vendido = bestseller [best seller/best-seller].
    * lista de más populares = chart.
    * lista de más vendidos = chart.
    * llegar más lejos = stretch + further.
    * llevar aún más lejos = carry + one step further.
    * llevar + Nombre + aún más lejos = take + Nombre + a/one step further/farther.
    * lo más cercano a = the nearest thing to.
    * lo más destacado = highlights.
    * lo más detestado = pet hate.
    * lo más importante = most of all.
    * lo más interesante = highlights.
    * lo más mínimo = so much as.
    * lo más novedoso = the last word.
    * lo más odiado = pet hate.
    * lo más parecido a = the nearest thing to.
    * lo más probable es que = most probably.
    * lo más recio de = brunt of, the.
    * lo más recóndito = nooks and crannies.
    * lo que es más = what is more, what's more.
    * lo que es más importante = most importantly, most of all, more importantly, most important.
    * los más necesitados = those most in need.
    * más acomodados, los = better off, the.
    * más adelante = later, further along, later on, in due time, at a later date.
    * más afilado que una navaja = as sharp as a knife.
    * más afilado que un cuchillo = as sharp as a knife.
    * más alegre que unas castañuelas = as happy as Larry.
    * más alejado = further afield, furthest away.
    * más allá = further than, farther, yonder, beyond that.
    * más allá de = beyond, beyond all, past, beyond the range of.
    * más allá de cualquier duda = beyond any doubt, beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de eso = beyond that.
    * más allá de la obligación = beyond the call of duty.
    * más allá del deber = beyond the call of duty.
    * más allá de ninguna duda = beyond doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de toda duda = beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * más allá de toda razón = beyond reason.
    * más allá, el = afterlife [after-life], land of the dead, the.
    * más antiguo = longest-serving.
    * más antiguo, el = seniormost, the.
    * más anunciado = best-publicised [best-publicized, -USA].
    * más apreciado = long-cherished.
    * más aun = nay, beyond that, furthermore.
    * más bien = if you like, instead.
    * más bien bajo = shortish.
    * más bien corto = shortish.
    * más bien pequeño = smallish.
    * más bien todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * más borracho que una cuba = as drunk as a lord, as drunk as a newt, as drunk as a skunk.
    * más bueno que un pan = as good as gold.
    * más cerca de = more nearly.
    * más claro el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * más claro que el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * más complejo de lo que parece = more than meets the eye.
    * más complicado de lo que parece = more than meets the eye.
    * más común = mainstream.
    * más concretamente = more to the point.
    * más conocido = best known, best-publicised [best-publicized, -USA], mainstream.
    * más conocido como = better known as.
    * más contento que unas castañuela = as happy as Larry.
    * más contento que unas pascuas = as happy as Larry.
    * Posesivo + más cordial enhorabuena = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
    * más corto que las mangas de una chaleco = as daft as a brush.
    * más corto que las mangas de un chaleco = as thick as two (short) planks, as shy as shy can be, as thick as a brick, knucklehead.
    * más débil de la camada, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * más débil del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * más de + Cantidad = in excess of + Cantidad, over + Cantidad, more than + Cantidad, upwards of + Cantidad.
    * más del 10 por ciento = double digit, double figure.
    * más de la cuenta = one too many.
    * más de la mayoría de los + Nombre = more than most + Nombre.
    * más de lo mismo = more of the same.
    * más demandado = most demanded.
    * más dentro = further into.
    * más destacado = foremost.
    * más de una vez = more than once.
    * más de un ISBN = more than one ISBN.
    * más de un millón = million-plus.
    * más de unos cuantos + Nombre = not a few + Nombre.
    * más difundido = best-publicised [best-publicized, -USA].
    * más duradero = longer-lasting.
    * más duro que la suela de un zapato = as tough as leather, as tough as nails, as tough as nuts, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * más duro que una piedra = as tough as nuts, as tough as nails, as tough as leather, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * más exactamente = more nearly.
    * más fácil de entender para nosotros = closer to home.
    * más frío que el mármol = as cold as ice.
    * más frío que la nieve = as cold as ice.
    * más frío que un témpano (de hielo) = as cold as ice.
    * más fuerte que un roble = as strong as an ox.
    * más fuerte que un toro = as strong as an ox.
    * más granado de la sociedad, lo = cream of society, the.
    * más grande = greater.
    * más hambre que el perro de un ciego = as hungry as a wolf, as hungry as a bear, as hungry as a hunter.
    * más hambre que un maestro de escuela = as hungry as a wolf, as hungry as a bear, as hungry as a hunter.
    * más importante = foremost.
    * más importante aun = more significantly.
    * más información = further information, further details.
    * más íntimo = innermost.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * más lejos = further afield, further away, furthest away.
    * más meridional = southernmost.
    * más necesitado = most in need.
    * más occidental = westernmost.
    * más o menos = more or less, of a sort, or so, of sorts, after a fashion, round about, roughly speaking, give or take, ballpark.
    * más o menos + Adverbio = relatively + Adverbio.
    * más o menos cuadrado = squarish.
    * más perdedor = losingest.
    * más perenne = longer-lasting.
    * más permanente = longer-lasting.
    * más prestigioso = top-rated, top-ranked.
    * más profundo = innermost.
    * más que = more... than..., rather than.
    * más que antes = more than ever, more... than ever before, more than ever before.
    * más que la suma de sus partes = Comparativo + than the sum of its parts.
    * más quemado que la pipa (de) un indio = completely burned-out, totally burned-out.
    * más que muerto = dead and buried.
    * más que nada = more than anything else.
    * más que ninguna otra cosa = beyond all else.
    * más que nunca = more than ever before, more than ever.
    * más que nunca antes = more... than ever before, more than ever before, more than ever.
    * más que todo lo demás = beyond all else.
    * más que todos nosotros juntos = more than all of us put together.
    * más recientemente = in more recent times, more recently.
    * más recóndito = innermost.
    * más secreto = innermost.
    * más septentrional = northernmost.
    * Posesivo + más sinceras felicitaciones = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
    * más sincero + Nombre = deeply felt + Nombre.
    * más sordo que una tapia = as deaf as a post.
    * más suave que el terciopelo = as soft as velvet.
    * más suave que la seda = as soft as silk.
    * más tarde = later on.
    * más tarde o más temprano = sooner or later, at one time or another.
    * más todavía = all the more so.
    * más usado = most heavily used.
    * más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer = better the devil you know (than the devil you don't).
    * más vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando = a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
    * más vale prevenir que curar = a stitch in time saves nine, better (to be) safe than sorry.
    * más vale que + Subjuntivo = might + as well + Verbo.
    * más vale tarde que nunca = better late than never.
    * más valorado = highly valued.
    * más vendido = best selling [bestselling/best-selling], top-selling.
    * más veterano, el = seniormost, the.
    * más viejo que Matusalén = as old as Methuselah, as old as the hills, as old as the hills.
    * más votado = top-rated, top-ranked.
    * materia más general = broader subject.
    * menos blandeces y más mano dura = less of the carrot, more of the stick.
    * meter a Alguien de lleno en lo más difícil = throw in + at the deep end, throw in + at the deep end.
    * meterse de lleno en lo más difícil = swim in + the deep end, jump in at + the deep end.
    * metido en lo más difícil = in at the deep end.
    * mientras más, mejor = the more the merrier, the more the better.
    * mirada más de cerca = closer look.
    * miseria más absoluta = abject poverty.
    * muchas otras cosas más = much else besides.
    * muchísimo más = a whole lot more, an awful lot more.
    * muchísimo más + Adjetivo = infinitely + Adjetivo.
    * mucho más = order of magnitude, much more, much more so, a lot more, lots more.
    * mucho más + Adjetivo = all the more + Adjetivo.
    * mucho más + Adverbio = far more + Adverbio/Adjetivo.
    * mucho más cerca = far closer.
    * mucho más de = well over + Expresión Numérica.
    * mucho más rápido = far faster.
    * muchos más = a great many more.
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la realidad = nothing + can + be further from the truth, nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más lejos de la realidad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más lejos de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada más = anything else, nothing else.
    * nada más y nada menos = as much as + Expresión Numérica.
    * nada más y nada menos que = in the order of + Cantidad, nothing less than.
    * nada más y nada menos que de = to the tune of + Cantidad.
    * nada más y nada menos que desde + Expresión Temporal = from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    * nada más y nada menos que + Número = as many as + Número.
    * nada puede estar más alejado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nadie más = nobody else.
    * ni más ni menos = nothing more, nothing less, no more, no less.
    * no aguantar más = have had enough.
    * no dar más de sí = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch.
    * no hacer más que = do + no more than.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no más que = in any more than.
    * Nombre + más o menos = Nombre + of sorts.
    * no poder hacer más que = do + little more than.
    * no saber qué más hacer = be at + Posesivo + wit's end.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * no ser más que = be nothing more than, be nothing but.
    * no tener la más mínima idea sobre Algo = Negativo + have + the foggiest idea.
    * no tener más alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener más remedio que = be stuck with, be left with the need to, get + stuck with.
    * 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 voy a aguantarlo más = not going to take it any more.
    * Número + de más = Número + too many.
    * Número + veces más = Número + times as many.
    * Número + veces más de = Número + times the number of.
    * nunca más = never again.
    * observar con más detalle = closer look.
    * optar por la solución más fácil = take + the easy way out.
    * otro + Nombre + más = further + Nombre, yet another + Nombre.
    * pagando un poco más = at additional cost.
    * pagar más de lo que se debería = overpay.
    * para complicar aun más las cosas = to add to the confusion.
    * para confundir aun más las cosas = to add to the confusion.
    * para hacer más fácil = for ease of.
    * para más información = for further details.
    * para más inri = to cap it all (off), on top of everything else, but to make things worse, but to make matters worse.
    * para que quede más claro = for main effects.
    * para ser más explícito = to elaborate a little further.
    * pasar a cosas más agradables = on a happier note.
    * poco más = little else.
    * poner más fuerte = crank up.
    * ¡por lo más quieras! = Not on your life!.
    * por más que lo intento = for the life of me.
    * Posesivo + más cordial enhorabuena = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
    * Posesivo + más sinceras felicitaciones = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
    * precio de coste más margen de beneficios = cost-plus pricing.
    * presupuesto cada vez más pequeño = shrinking budget.
    * pruebas cada vez más concluyentes = mounting evidence.
    * quedar mucho más por hacer = much more needs to be done.
    * qué más = what else.
    * que no da más de sí = overstretched.
    * ¿quién más...? = who else...?.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * redondear al número entero más cercano = round up to + the nearest whole number.
    * requerir más destreza = be more of an art.
    * sacar más partido = get + more for + Posesivo + money.
    * sentir más ganas de hacer Algo = grow in + appetite.
    * sentirse más seguro de = gain + confidence (with/in).
    * separar aun más = widen + the gap between... and.
    * ser aun más = be all the more.
    * ser cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
    * ser el punto más débil de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * ser el punto más flaco de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * ser lo más parecido a = be as close as we come to.
    * ser lo que a Uno más le gusta = be + Posesivo + big scene.
    * ser más interno = inner being.
    * ser más un + Nombre = be more of a + Nombre.
    * ser mucho más = be all the more.
    * ser nada más y nada menos que = be nothing less than.
    * siempre querer más = enough + be + not/never + enough.
    * signo más (+) = addition sign (+), plus sign (+).
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sino más bien = rather.
    * sino (que) más bien = but rather.
    * supervivencia del más fuerte = survival of the fittest, survival of the strongest.
    * tarifa especial más barata = discount charge.
    * tener más paciencia que un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * término más específico = narrower term.
    * todavía más + Adjetivo = all the more + Adjetivo.
    * tratar con más detalle = discuss + in greater detail.
    * una imagen vale más que mil palabras = a picture is worth more than ten thousand words.
    * una pieza más en la organización = a cog in the wheel.
    * una vez más = again, yet again.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más + Adjetivo = not the least + Adjetivo + Nombre, not the least of the + Adjetivo + Nombre.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más importante = not the least + Nombre, not the least of + Nombre.
    * uno de mas = one too many.
    * uno más = one of equals.
    * uno más de tantos en la organización = a cog in the machine.
    * unos días más tarde = a few days later.
    * véase + Nombre + para más información = refer to + Nombre + for details.
    * vender a un precio más barato que = undercut.
    * vender más barato = undercut.
    * venderse más que = outsell.
    * venta a un precio más barato = undercutting.
    * y Dios sabe qué más = and Heaven knows what else.
    * y más adelante = and beyond.
    * y más allá = and beyond.
    * y mucho más = and much more.
    * y mucho(s) más = and more.
    * y poco más = and little more.
    * ¡y qué más da! = so what!.
    * y unos cuantos más = and a few others.
    * * *
    conjunción (liter) but
    * * *
    = extra, more, plus, topmost [top most].

    Ex: Each step of subdivision involves an extra character (see below).

    Ex: The command function 'MORE' is used to request the system to display more information, for instance to continue the alphabetical display of terms.
    Ex: All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    Ex: A list of the topmost cited papers of the Proceedings is presented.
    * acercarse aun más = bring + closer together, come closer together, draw + closer together.
    * acercarse más aun = bring + closer together, come closer together, draw + closer together.
    * ahora más que nunca = now more than ever.
    * alcanzar cotas más altas = raise to + greater heights.
    * algo más = anything else.
    * algunos años más tarde = some years on.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * análisis más minucioso = closer examination.
    * aprender de la forma más difícil = learn + the hard way.
    * aún más = Verbo + further, even further, all the more, further, furthermore, beyond that, a fortiori.
    * bastante más = rather more.
    * cada vez más = ever-growing, ever-increasing, increasingly, more and more, progressively, ever more, mushrooming, ever greater, in increasing numbers, increasing.
    * cada vez más abultado = swelling.
    * cada vez más alto = constantly rising, steadily rising, steadily growing.
    * cada vez más amplio = ever-widening.
    * cada vez más estricto = tightening.
    * cada vez más extendido = spreading.
    * cada vez más fácil = ever easier.
    * cada vez más lejos = further and further.
    * cada vez más rápido = ever faster.
    * cada vez más tenue = fading.
    * cada vez más viejo = aging [ageing].
    * citado más arriba = above.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con un filo más pronunciado = sharper-edged.
    * correr más deprisa que = outrun [out-run].
    * costumbre cada vez más frecuente = growing practice.
    * cuanto más = all the more so, all the more, a fortiori.
    * cuanto más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * cuantos más, mejor = the more the merrier, the more the better.
    * cuya fecha se anunciará más adelante = at a time to be announced later.
    * cuya fecha se determinará más adelante = at a time to be determined later.
    * dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene = oversell.
    * dar más de sí = go further.
    * dar más explicaciones = elaborate on.
    * darse una situación más esperanzadora = sound + a note of hope.
    * decir la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad = to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
    * de crecimiento más rápido = fastest-growing.
    * de esto, de lo otro y de lo de más allá = about this and that and everything else.
    * de forma que resulta más fácil de entender = in digestible form.
    * de la forma más difícil = the hard way.
    * de la forma más fácil = the easy way.
    * de lo más = very.
    * de lo más + Adjetivo = most + Adjetivo.
    * demandar cada vez más enérgicamente = build + pressure, build + pressure.
    * de más = extra, one too many.
    * de más arriba = topmost [top most].
    * desarrollar aun más = develop + further.
    * desde un punto de vista más amplio = in a broader sense.
    * desde un punto de vista más general = in a broader sense.
    * de una manera más sencilla = in digestible form.
    * dicho más arriba, lo = foregoing, the.
    * distanciar aun más = widen + the gap between... and.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * durante las horas de más calor = during the heat of the day.
    * durar más que = outlive.
    * el más = all-time.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el más + Adjetivo = the most + Adjetivo.
    * el más allá = hereafter.
    * el más bajo = rock-bottom.
    * el más favorito del mes = pick of the month.
    * el más leído = the most widely read.
    * el más recomendado = best of breed, the.
    * el + Nombre + más completo = the + Nombre + to end all + Nombre.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * el punto más bajo = rock-bottom.
    * el todo es más grande que la suma de sus partes = the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * enfrascado en lo más difícil = in at the deep end.
    * enfrascar a Alguien de lleno en lo más difícil = throw in + at the deep end, throw in + at the deep end.
    * enfrascarse en lo más difícil = swim in + the deep end, jump in at + the deep end.
    * en lo más mínimo = not in the least + Nombre Negativo.
    * en más de una ocasión = on more than one occasion, in more than one instance, in more than one occasion.
    * en más de un sentido = in more ways than one.
    * en su forma más básica = at its most basic.
    * en su nivel más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en su punto más álgido = at its height.
    * en su punto más bajo = at its lowest ebb.
    * en tiempos más recientes = in more recent times.
    * en un futuro más o menos cercano = in the near future, in the near future.
    * en un período más o menos lejano = in the near future, in the near future.
    * en un sentido más amplio = in a broader sense, in a larger sense.
    * en un sentido más general = in a broader sense.
    * es más = more important, moreover.
    * examen más minucioso = closer examination.
    * examinar más detenidamente = look + closer, take + a closer look at, take + a close look.
    * examinar más minuciosamente = examine + in greater detail.
    * explicar un Tema con más detalle = expand upon/on + Tema.
    * forma de la curva estadística en su valor más alto = peak-shape.
    * ganar cada vez más importancia = go from + strength to strength.
    * gastar más de la cuenta = overspend.
    * gastarse más dinero = dig + deep.
    * haber todavía más = there + be + more to it than that.
    * hacer las leyes más estrictas = tighten + laws.
    * hacerle la vida más simple a todos = simplify + life for everyone.
    * hacerlo más llevadero = make + life easier.
    * hacer más consciente de Algo = heighten + awareness.
    * hacer más copias de Algo = produce + additional copies.
    * hacer más estricto = tighten.
    * hacer más fuerte = toughen.
    * hacer más preciso = tightening up.
    * hacer más rico = add + richness to.
    * hacer más riguroso = tighten, tightening up.
    * hacer más sofisticado = dumb up.
    * hacer que tenga más valor = put + a premium on.
    * hacerse cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
    * hacerse más complejo = grow in + complexity, gain in + complexity.
    * hacerse más corto = grow + shorter.
    * hacerse más fuerte = gain in + strength, grow in + strength.
    * hacerse más inteligente = smarten up.
    * herir en lo más profundo = cut to + the heart of, cut to + the quick.
    * horario de apertura más amplio = extended hours.
    * incluso yendo más lejos = even farther afield.
    * invertir más dinero = dig + deep.
    * ir aun más lejos = go + a/one step further.
    * ir más allá = go + one stage further.
    * ir más allá de = go beyond, transcend, get beyond, go far beyond, move + beyond, take + Nombre + a/one step further/farther, go + past.
    * ir más allá de las posibilidades de Alguien = be beyond + Posesivo + capabilities.
    * ir más lejos = go + one stage further.
    * ir poco más allá de + Infinitivo = go little further than + Gerundio.
    * ir todavía más lejos = go + a/one step further.
    * la parte más dura de = brunt of, the.
    * la parte más importante = the heart of.
    * ley del más fuerte, la = law of the jungle, the, survival of the fittest, survival of the strongest.
    * libro más vendido = bestseller [best seller/best-seller].
    * lista de más populares = chart.
    * lista de más vendidos = chart.
    * llegar más lejos = stretch + further.
    * llevar aún más lejos = carry + one step further.
    * llevar + Nombre + aún más lejos = take + Nombre + a/one step further/farther.
    * lo más cercano a = the nearest thing to.
    * lo más destacado = highlights.
    * lo más detestado = pet hate.
    * lo más importante = most of all.
    * lo más interesante = highlights.
    * lo más mínimo = so much as.
    * lo más novedoso = the last word.
    * lo más odiado = pet hate.
    * lo más parecido a = the nearest thing to.
    * lo más probable es que = most probably.
    * lo más recio de = brunt of, the.
    * lo más recóndito = nooks and crannies.
    * lo que es más = what is more, what's more.
    * lo que es más importante = most importantly, most of all, more importantly, most important.
    * los más necesitados = those most in need.
    * más acomodados, los = better off, the.
    * más adelante = later, further along, later on, in due time, at a later date.
    * más afilado que una navaja = as sharp as a knife.
    * más afilado que un cuchillo = as sharp as a knife.
    * más alegre que unas castañuelas = as happy as Larry.
    * más alejado = further afield, furthest away.
    * más allá = further than, farther, yonder, beyond that.
    * más allá de = beyond, beyond all, past, beyond the range of.
    * más allá de cualquier duda = beyond any doubt, beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de eso = beyond that.
    * más allá de la obligación = beyond the call of duty.
    * más allá del deber = beyond the call of duty.
    * más allá de ninguna duda = beyond doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de toda duda = beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * más allá de toda razón = beyond reason.
    * más allá, el = afterlife [after-life], land of the dead, the.
    * más antiguo = longest-serving.
    * más antiguo, el = seniormost, the.
    * más anunciado = best-publicised [best-publicized, -USA].
    * más apreciado = long-cherished.
    * más aun = nay, beyond that, furthermore.
    * más bien = if you like, instead.
    * más bien bajo = shortish.
    * más bien corto = shortish.
    * más bien pequeño = smallish.
    * más bien todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * más borracho que una cuba = as drunk as a lord, as drunk as a newt, as drunk as a skunk.
    * más bueno que un pan = as good as gold.
    * más cerca de = more nearly.
    * más claro el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * más claro que el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * más complejo de lo que parece = more than meets the eye.
    * más complicado de lo que parece = more than meets the eye.
    * más común = mainstream.
    * más concretamente = more to the point.
    * más conocido = best known, best-publicised [best-publicized, -USA], mainstream.
    * más conocido como = better known as.
    * más contento que unas castañuela = as happy as Larry.
    * más contento que unas pascuas = as happy as Larry.
    * Posesivo + más cordial enhorabuena = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
    * más corto que las mangas de una chaleco = as daft as a brush.
    * más corto que las mangas de un chaleco = as thick as two (short) planks, as shy as shy can be, as thick as a brick, knucklehead.
    * más débil de la camada, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * más débil del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * más de + Cantidad = in excess of + Cantidad, over + Cantidad, more than + Cantidad, upwards of + Cantidad.
    * más del 10 por ciento = double digit, double figure.
    * más de la cuenta = one too many.
    * más de la mayoría de los + Nombre = more than most + Nombre.
    * más de lo mismo = more of the same.
    * más demandado = most demanded.
    * más dentro = further into.
    * más destacado = foremost.
    * más de una vez = more than once.
    * más de un ISBN = more than one ISBN.
    * más de un millón = million-plus.
    * más de unos cuantos + Nombre = not a few + Nombre.
    * más difundido = best-publicised [best-publicized, -USA].
    * más duradero = longer-lasting.
    * más duro que la suela de un zapato = as tough as leather, as tough as nails, as tough as nuts, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * más duro que una piedra = as tough as nuts, as tough as nails, as tough as leather, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * más exactamente = more nearly.
    * más fácil de entender para nosotros = closer to home.
    * más frío que el mármol = as cold as ice.
    * más frío que la nieve = as cold as ice.
    * más frío que un témpano (de hielo) = as cold as ice.
    * más fuerte que un roble = as strong as an ox.
    * más fuerte que un toro = as strong as an ox.
    * más granado de la sociedad, lo = cream of society, the.
    * más grande = greater.
    * más hambre que el perro de un ciego = as hungry as a wolf, as hungry as a bear, as hungry as a hunter.
    * más hambre que un maestro de escuela = as hungry as a wolf, as hungry as a bear, as hungry as a hunter.
    * más importante = foremost.
    * más importante aun = more significantly.
    * más información = further information, further details.
    * más íntimo = innermost.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * más lejos = further afield, further away, furthest away.
    * más meridional = southernmost.
    * más necesitado = most in need.
    * más occidental = westernmost.
    * más o menos = more or less, of a sort, or so, of sorts, after a fashion, round about, roughly speaking, give or take, ballpark.
    * más o menos + Adverbio = relatively + Adverbio.
    * más o menos cuadrado = squarish.
    * más perdedor = losingest.
    * más perenne = longer-lasting.
    * más permanente = longer-lasting.
    * más prestigioso = top-rated, top-ranked.
    * más profundo = innermost.
    * más que = more... than..., rather than.
    * más que antes = more than ever, more... than ever before, more than ever before.
    * más que la suma de sus partes = Comparativo + than the sum of its parts.
    * más quemado que la pipa (de) un indio = completely burned-out, totally burned-out.
    * más que muerto = dead and buried.
    * más que nada = more than anything else.
    * más que ninguna otra cosa = beyond all else.
    * más que nunca = more than ever before, more than ever.
    * más que nunca antes = more... than ever before, more than ever before, more than ever.
    * más que todo lo demás = beyond all else.
    * más que todos nosotros juntos = more than all of us put together.
    * más recientemente = in more recent times, more recently.
    * más recóndito = innermost.
    * más secreto = innermost.
    * más septentrional = northernmost.
    * Posesivo + más sinceras felicitaciones = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
    * más sincero + Nombre = deeply felt + Nombre.
    * más sordo que una tapia = as deaf as a post.
    * más suave que el terciopelo = as soft as velvet.
    * más suave que la seda = as soft as silk.
    * más tarde = later on.
    * más tarde o más temprano = sooner or later, at one time or another.
    * más todavía = all the more so.
    * más usado = most heavily used.
    * más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer = better the devil you know (than the devil you don't).
    * más vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando = a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
    * más vale prevenir que curar = a stitch in time saves nine, better (to be) safe than sorry.
    * más vale que + Subjuntivo = might + as well + Verbo.
    * más vale tarde que nunca = better late than never.
    * más valorado = highly valued.
    * más vendido = best selling [bestselling/best-selling], top-selling.
    * más veterano, el = seniormost, the.
    * más viejo que Matusalén = as old as Methuselah, as old as the hills, as old as the hills.
    * más votado = top-rated, top-ranked.
    * materia más general = broader subject.
    * menos blandeces y más mano dura = less of the carrot, more of the stick.
    * meter a Alguien de lleno en lo más difícil = throw in + at the deep end, throw in + at the deep end.
    * meterse de lleno en lo más difícil = swim in + the deep end, jump in at + the deep end.
    * metido en lo más difícil = in at the deep end.
    * mientras más, mejor = the more the merrier, the more the better.
    * mirada más de cerca = closer look.
    * miseria más absoluta = abject poverty.
    * muchas otras cosas más = much else besides.
    * muchísimo más = a whole lot more, an awful lot more.
    * muchísimo más + Adjetivo = infinitely + Adjetivo.
    * mucho más = order of magnitude, much more, much more so, a lot more, lots more.
    * mucho más + Adjetivo = all the more + Adjetivo.
    * mucho más + Adverbio = far more + Adverbio/Adjetivo.
    * mucho más cerca = far closer.
    * mucho más de = well over + Expresión Numérica.
    * mucho más rápido = far faster.
    * muchos más = a great many more.
    * nada + estar + más apartado de la realidad = nothing + can + be further from the truth, nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más lejos de la realidad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada + estar + más lejos de la verdad = nothing + can + be further from the truth.
    * nada más = anything else, nothing else.
    * nada más y nada menos = as much as + Expresión Numérica.
    * nada más y nada menos que = in the order of + Cantidad, nothing less than.
    * nada más y nada menos que de = to the tune of + Cantidad.
    * nada más y nada menos que desde + Expresión Temporal = from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    * nada más y nada menos que + Número = as many as + Número.
    * nada puede estar más alejado de la realidad = nothing can be further from the truth.
    * nadie más = nobody else.
    * ni más ni menos = nothing more, nothing less, no more, no less.
    * no aguantar más = have had enough.
    * no dar más de sí = stretch + Nombre + to the limit, overstretch.
    * no hacer más que = do + no more than.
    * no importar lo más mínimo = could not care less.
    * no más que = in any more than.
    * Nombre + más o menos = Nombre + of sorts.
    * no poder hacer más que = do + little more than.
    * no saber qué más hacer = be at + Posesivo + wit's end.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * no ser más que = be nothing more than, be nothing but.
    * no tener la más mínima idea sobre Algo = Negativo + have + the foggiest idea.
    * no tener más alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener más remedio que = be stuck with, be left with the need to, get + stuck with.
    * 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 voy a aguantarlo más = not going to take it any more.
    * Número + de más = Número + too many.
    * Número + veces más = Número + times as many.
    * Número + veces más de = Número + times the number of.
    * nunca más = never again.
    * observar con más detalle = closer look.
    * optar por la solución más fácil = take + the easy way out.
    * otro + Nombre + más = further + Nombre, yet another + Nombre.
    * pagando un poco más = at additional cost.
    * pagar más de lo que se debería = overpay.
    * para complicar aun más las cosas = to add to the confusion.
    * para confundir aun más las cosas = to add to the confusion.
    * para hacer más fácil = for ease of.
    * para más información = for further details.
    * para más inri = to cap it all (off), on top of everything else, but to make things worse, but to make matters worse.
    * para que quede más claro = for main effects.
    * para ser más explícito = to elaborate a little further.
    * pasar a cosas más agradables = on a happier note.
    * poco más = little else.
    * poner más fuerte = crank up.
    * ¡por lo más quieras! = Not on your life!.
    * por más que lo intento = for the life of me.
    * Posesivo + más cordial enhorabuena = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
    * Posesivo + más sinceras felicitaciones = Posesivo + heartiest congratulations.
    * precio de coste más margen de beneficios = cost-plus pricing.
    * presupuesto cada vez más pequeño = shrinking budget.
    * pruebas cada vez más concluyentes = mounting evidence.
    * quedar mucho más por hacer = much more needs to be done.
    * qué más = what else.
    * que no da más de sí = overstretched.
    * ¿quién más...? = who else...?.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * redondear al número entero más cercano = round up to + the nearest whole number.
    * requerir más destreza = be more of an art.
    * sacar más partido = get + more for + Posesivo + money.
    * sentir más ganas de hacer Algo = grow in + appetite.
    * sentirse más seguro de = gain + confidence (with/in).
    * separar aun más = widen + the gap between... and.
    * ser aun más = be all the more.
    * ser cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
    * ser el punto más débil de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * ser el punto más flaco de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * ser lo más parecido a = be as close as we come to.
    * ser lo que a Uno más le gusta = be + Posesivo + big scene.
    * ser más interno = inner being.
    * ser más un + Nombre = be more of a + Nombre.
    * ser mucho más = be all the more.
    * ser nada más y nada menos que = be nothing less than.
    * siempre querer más = enough + be + not/never + enough.
    * signo más (+) = addition sign (+), plus sign (+).
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sino más bien = rather.
    * sino (que) más bien = but rather.
    * supervivencia del más fuerte = survival of the fittest, survival of the strongest.
    * tarifa especial más barata = discount charge.
    * tener más paciencia que un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * término más específico = narrower term.
    * todavía más + Adjetivo = all the more + Adjetivo.
    * tratar con más detalle = discuss + in greater detail.
    * una imagen vale más que mil palabras = a picture is worth more than ten thousand words.
    * una pieza más en la organización = a cog in the wheel.
    * una vez más = again, yet again.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más + Adjetivo = not the least + Adjetivo + Nombre, not the least of the + Adjetivo + Nombre.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más importante = not the least + Nombre, not the least of + Nombre.
    * uno de mas = one too many.
    * uno más = one of equals.
    * uno más de tantos en la organización = a cog in the machine.
    * unos días más tarde = a few days later.
    * véase + Nombre + para más información = refer to + Nombre + for details.
    * vender a un precio más barato que = undercut.
    * vender más barato = undercut.
    * venderse más que = outsell.
    * venta a un precio más barato = undercutting.
    * y Dios sabe qué más = and Heaven knows what else.
    * y más adelante = and beyond.
    * y más allá = and beyond.
    * y mucho más = and much more.
    * y mucho(s) más = and more.
    * y poco más = and little more.
    * ¡y qué más da! = so what!.
    * y unos cuantos más = and a few others.

    * * *
    /mas/
    A (en Col) = Muerte a Secuestradores
    B (en Ven) = Movimiento al Socialismo
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    mas    
    más
    mas conjunción (liter) but
    más adverbio
    1

    ¿tiene algo más barato/moderno? do you have anything cheaper/more modern;

    duran más they last longer;
    me gusta más sin azúcar I prefer it without sugar;
    ahora la vemos más we see more of her now;
    tendrás que estudiar más you'll have to study harder;
    más lejos/atrás further away/back;
    el más allá the other world;
    más que nunca more than ever;
    me gusta más el vino seco que el dulce I prefer dry wine to sweet, I like dry wine better than sweet;
    pesa más de lo que parece it's heavier than it looks;
    es más complicado de lo que tú crees it's more complicated than you think;
    eran más de las cinco it was after five o'clock;
    más de 30 more than 30, over 30

    2 ( superlativo):
    la más bonita/la más inteligente the prettiest/the most intelligent;

    el que más sabe the one who knows most;
    el que más me gusta the one I like best;
    estuvo de lo más divertido it was great fun
    3 ( en frases negativas):

    nadie más que ella nobody but her;
    no tengo más que esto this is all I have;
    no tuve más remedio I had no alternative;
    no juego más I'm not playing any more;
    nunca más never again
    4 ( con valor ponderativo):
    ¡cantó más bien…! she sang so well!;

    ¡qué cosa más rara! how strange!
    ■ adjetivo invariable
    1 ( comparativo) more;

    una vez más once more;
    ni un minuto más not a minute longer;
    hoy hace más calor it's warmer today;
    son más que nosotros there are more of them than us
    2 ( superlativo) most;

    las más de las veces more often than not
    3 ( con valor ponderativo):
    ¡me da más rabia …! it makes me so mad!;

    ¡tiene más amigos …! he has so many friends!
    4
    ¿qué más? what else?;

    nada/nadie más nothing/nobody else;
    algo/alguien más something/somebody else;
    ¿quién más vino? who else came?;
    ¿algo más? — nada más gracias anything else? — no, that's all, thank you
    ■ pronombre
    1 more;
    ¿te sirvo más? would you like some more?

    2 ( en locs)

    a más no poder: corrimos a más no poder we ran as fast o hard as we could;
    a más tardar at the latest;
    cuanto más at the most;
    de más: ¿tienes un lápiz de más? do you have a spare pencil?;
    me dio cinco dólares de más he gave me five dollars too much;
    no está de más repetirlo there's no harm in repeating it;
    es más in fact;
    más bien ( un poco) rather;
    más o menos ( aproximadamente) more or less;

    ( no muy bien) so-so;

    no más See Also→ nomás;
    por más: por más que llores however much you cry;
    por más que trataba however hard he tried;
    ¿qué más da? what does it matter?;
    sin más (ni más) just like that
    ■ preposición
    a) (Mat) ( en sumas) plus;

    8+7 =15 (read as: ocho más siete (es) igual (a) quince) eight plus seven equals fifteen


    mil pesos, más los gastos a thousand pesos, plus expenses

    ■ sustantivo masculino
    plus sign
    mas conj frml but: sé que es difícil, mas no debes darte por vencido, I know it's hard, but you musn't give up
    más
    I adverbio & pron
    1 (aumento) more: necesito comprar más, I need to buy more
    me duele cada día más, it hurts more and more
    parte dos trozos más, cut two more pieces
    tendría que ser más barato, it should be cheaper
    asistieron más de cien personas, more than a hundred people attended
    (con pronombre interrogativo) else: ¿alguien más quiere repetir?, would anybody else like a second helping?
    (con pronombre indefinido) añádele algo más, add something else
    no sé nada más, I don't know anything else
    2 (comparación) more: es más complicado que el primero, it's more complicated than the first one
    eres más guapa que ella, you are prettier than her
    3 (superlativo) most: ella es la más divertida, she's the funniest
    lo más extraño del mundo, the strangest thing in the world
    4 (otra vez) no me llames más, que estoy trabajando, don't call me again, I'm busy
    no volví a verlo más, I never saw him again
    5 (sobre todo) debiste llamar, y más sabiendo que estoy sola, you should have phoned me, especially knowing I'm alone
    6 (otro) no tengo más cuchillo que éste, I have no other knife but this one
    7 exclamación so..., such a..., what a...!
    ¡está más pesado!, he's such a pain!
    ¡qué cosa más fea!, what an ugly thing!
    II prep Mat plus
    dos más dos, two plus o and two ➣ Ver nota en sumar
    ♦ Locuciones: de más, (de sobra): su comentario estuvo de más, his remark was unnecessary
    ¿tienes unas medias de más?, do you have a spare pair of tights?
    más bien, rather
    más o menos, more or less
    por más que, (aunque): por más que lo leo no logro entenderlo, no matter how many times I read it, I can't understand it
    sin más (ni más), just like that
    todo lo más, at most
    Ten cuidado con las frases hechas del tipo más borracho que una cuba o más bueno que el pan. Se traducen empleando as... as...: as drunk as a lord o as good as gold.
    ' más' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abajo
    - abundar
    - acá
    - actualidad
    - adelante
    - adentro
    - aguantar
    - alargarse
    - algo
    - allá
    - alquilar
    - alta
    - alto
    - amarre
    - ámbito
    - amortizar
    - ampliar
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - antes
    - aparecer
    - arriba
    - arrimarse
    - aunque
    - avivar
    - baja
    - bajo
    - bastante
    - bien
    - bilis
    - bravucón
    - bravucona
    - bufido
    - cada
    - cargar
    - cerca
    - cerrarse
    - ciudad
    - colmo
    - comodidad
    - consolidar
    - consolidarse
    - construcción
    - contaminante
    - contestón
    - contestona
    - contraria
    - contrario
    - córcholis
    English:
    A
    - aboard
    - about
    - above
    - acceptable
    - accomplished
    - ado
    - adopt
    - advanced
    - advantage
    - advocate
    - afterwards
    - again
    - agree
    - agreeable
    - airport
    - all
    - along
    - aloud
    - alternative
    - always
    - ample
    - amplify
    - another
    - anticipate
    - antsy
    - anything
    - appropriate
    - arguable
    - art form
    - as
    - ask
    - awe-inspiring
    - barrel
    - basic
    - bat
    - become
    - begin
    - below
    - besides
    - best
    - better
    - beyond
    - big
    - bird
    - bit
    - bite
    - blue
    - bookshelf
    - boot
    * * *
    MAS [mas] nm (abrev de Movimiento al Socialismo)
    = left-wing political party in Argentina and Venezuela
    * * *
    conj but
    * * *
    mas conj
    pero: but
    más adv
    1) : more
    ¿hay algo más grande?: is there anything bigger?
    2) : most
    Luis es el más alto: Luis is the tallest
    3) : longer
    el sabor dura más: the flavor lasts longer
    4) : rather
    más querría andar: I would rather walk
    5)
    a mas : besides, in addition
    6)
    más allá : further
    7)
    qué... más... : what..., what a...
    ¡qué día más bonito!: what a beautiful day!
    más adj
    1) : more
    dáme dos kilos más: give me two more kilos
    2) : most
    la que ganó más dinero: the one who earned the most money
    3) : else
    ¿quién más quiere vino?: who else wants wine?
    más n
    : plus sign
    más prep
    : plus
    tres más dos es igual a cinco: three plus two equals five
    más pron
    1) : more
    ¿tienes más?: do you have more?
    2)
    a lo más : at most
    3)
    de mas : extra, excess
    4)
    más o menos : more or less, approximately
    5)
    por más que : no matter how much
    por más que corras no llegarás a tiempo: no matter how fast you run you won't arrive on time
    * * *
    más1 adv
    ¿quieres más arroz? do you want some more rice?
    ¿quién tiene más caramelos? who's got the most sweets?
    3. (con números, cantidades) more / over
    ¿quieres algo más? do you want anything else?
    ¿quién más estaba? who else was there?
    ¿nadie más? no one else?
    ¡qué casa más bonita! what a pretty house!
    ¡está más guapa! she's ever so pretty!
    de más (de sobra) spare / extra (demasiado) too much / too many
    más2 conj plus

    Spanish-English dictionary > más

  • 14 observar

    v.
    1 to observe, to watch.
    observaban todos sus movimientos mediante unos prismáticos they observed o followed all his movements through binoculars
    Ella observó las pistas She observed the clues.
    Ella observa a Ricardo She observes Richard.
    2 to notice, to observe.
    no se observan anomalías no problems have been noted
    3 to observe, to respect (acatar) (ley, normas).
    4 to remark, to observe.
    “eso no es totalmente cierto”, observó “that's not entirely true”, he remarked o pointed out
    5 to heed, to fulfill, to fulfil, to obey.
    Ella observa el reglamento She heeds the rules.
    * * *
    1 (mirar) to observe, watch
    2 (notar) to notice
    3 (mostrar) to display, show
    4 (cumplir) to observe, obey
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=mirar) to observe, watch; (Astron) to observe
    2) (=notar) to see, notice

    se observa una mejoríayou can see o detect an improvement

    observar que — to observe that, notice that

    3) LAm

    observar algo a algn — to point sth out to sb, draw sb's attention to sth

    4) [+ leyes] to observe; [+ reglas] to abide by, adhere to

    observar buena conducta Perú to behave o.s.

    5) (=mostrar) to show, give signs of
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (mirar, examinar) to observe
    b) ( notar) to observe (frml)

    como pueden observar... — as you can see..., o as you will observe...

    ¿has observado algún cambio? — have you observed o noticed any changes?

    c) ( comentar) to remark, observe (frml)
    2) <leyes/preceptos> to observe, abide by; < protocolo> to observe
    * * *
    = notice, see, watch, spy, behold, observe, eye, remark, look down over, look down on/upon.
    Ex. Notice that records 2 and 4 do not appear on the directory.
    Ex. Where the conference cannot be seen to have a name, then the work will normally be treated as a collection.
    Ex. Watch what occurs as the letters 'New' and a space are typed.
    Ex. She spied Asadorian in earnest converse with McSpadden.
    Ex. As Confucius said ' behold the turtle, he makes progress only when his neck is out'.
    Ex. This is a very common failing of librarians and can be observed daily: they appear unable to recognise when enough is enough.
    Ex. The banking community is eyeing its possibilities with serious interest.
    Ex. When Ed Blume was asked at a meeting about LC's failure to have established a heading for rock music for so long, he remarked: 'Today's horse may be tomorrow's carrion'.
    Ex. There was one ram that was content to stay up in the cliffs and look down over his domain.
    Ex. The characters stand inside a mysterious domed structure looking down on the Earth watching the 19th century take shape.
    ----
    * aficionado a observar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * observar atentamente y durante cierto tiempo = maintain + vigil.
    * observar con más detalle = closer look.
    * observar las estrellas = stargaze.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (mirar, examinar) to observe
    b) ( notar) to observe (frml)

    como pueden observar... — as you can see..., o as you will observe...

    ¿has observado algún cambio? — have you observed o noticed any changes?

    c) ( comentar) to remark, observe (frml)
    2) <leyes/preceptos> to observe, abide by; < protocolo> to observe
    * * *
    = notice, see, watch, spy, behold, observe, eye, remark, look down over, look down on/upon.

    Ex: Notice that records 2 and 4 do not appear on the directory.

    Ex: Where the conference cannot be seen to have a name, then the work will normally be treated as a collection.
    Ex: Watch what occurs as the letters 'New' and a space are typed.
    Ex: She spied Asadorian in earnest converse with McSpadden.
    Ex: As Confucius said ' behold the turtle, he makes progress only when his neck is out'.
    Ex: This is a very common failing of librarians and can be observed daily: they appear unable to recognise when enough is enough.
    Ex: The banking community is eyeing its possibilities with serious interest.
    Ex: When Ed Blume was asked at a meeting about LC's failure to have established a heading for rock music for so long, he remarked: 'Today's horse may be tomorrow's carrion'.
    Ex: There was one ram that was content to stay up in the cliffs and look down over his domain.
    Ex: The characters stand inside a mysterious domed structure looking down on the Earth watching the 19th century take shape.
    * aficionado a observar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * observar atentamente y durante cierto tiempo = maintain + vigil.
    * observar con más detalle = closer look.
    * observar las estrellas = stargaze.

    * * *
    observar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (mirar, examinar) to observe
    lo observé detenidamente I watched o observed it carefully
    notó que alguien la observaba she noticed that someone was watching her
    observar un eclipse to observe an eclipse
    2 (notar) to observe ( frml)
    como pueden observar, la restauración es excelente as you can see o as you will observe, it has been superbly restored
    ¿has observado algún cambio en su conducta? have you observed o noticed any change in his behavior?
    3 (comentar) to remark, observe ( frml)
    -¡qué silencio! -observó al entrar it's so quiet!, she remarked as she entered
    B ‹leyes/preceptos› to observe, abide by; ‹protocolo› to observe
    siempre ha observado una conducta respetuosa she has always behaved very respectfully
    * * *

     

    observar ( conjugate observar) verbo transitivo

    alguien la observaba someone was watching o (frml) observing her

    b) ( notar) to observe (frml);

    ¿has observado algún cambio? have you noticed o observed any changes?

    observar verbo transitivo
    1 (mirar detenidamente) to observe, watch ➣ Ver nota en observe
    2 (advertir) to notice ➣ Ver nota en notice 3 (la ley, las costumbres, etc) to observe
    ' observar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apreciar
    - moral
    - estudiar
    - mirar
    English:
    curl
    - eye
    - keep
    - monitor
    - notice
    - observe
    - perceive
    - point out
    - remark
    - study
    - watch
    - adhere
    - note
    - wild
    * * *
    1. [contemplar] to observe, to watch;
    observaban todos sus movimientos mediante unos prismáticos they observed o followed all his movements through binoculars;
    pasó años observando el comportamiento de estos animales he spent years observing the behaviour of these animals
    2. [advertir] to notice, to observe;
    observé que sus zapatos tenían barro I noticed that his shoes were muddy;
    no se han observado anomalías no anomalies have been observed
    3. [acatar] [ley, normas] to observe, to respect;
    [conducta, costumbre] to follow
    4. [comentar, señalar] to remark, to observe;
    “eso no es totalmente cierto”, observó “that's not entirely true,” he remarked o pointed out
    * * *
    v/t
    1 con la mirada observe
    2 ( advertir) notice, observe
    3 ( comentar) remark, observe
    * * *
    1) : to observe, to watch
    estábamos observando a los niños: we were watching the children
    2) notar: to notice
    3) acatar: to obey, to abide by
    4) comentar: to remark, to comment
    * * *
    1. (mirar) to observe / to watch
    2. (notar) to notice

    Spanish-English dictionary > observar

  • 15 observar con más detalle

    (n.) = closer look
    Ex. People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    * * *

    Ex: People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.

    Spanish-English dictionary > observar con más detalle

  • 16 primer plano

    m.
    1 foreground.
    2 close up, closeup.
    * * *
    (foto, cine) close-up
    * * *
    masculino (Fot) close-up (shot); en primero primero (Art) in the foreground
    * * *
    (n.) = close up, foreground, limelight, centre stage, forefront
    Ex. People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.
    Ex. Apple's Mouse is currently restricted to the Lisa microcomputer: it can be seen clearly in the foreground of Fig.9.4.
    Ex. An enquirer upstaged by a virtuoso parade of knowledge may be unwilling to venture into the limelight again.
    Ex. The European Community's highly visible campaign to establish a unified economy by the end of 1992 has brought the EC to the centre stage of world affairs.
    Ex. The issue of refereeing football matches is never far from the forefront of public debate of the modern game.
    * * *
    masculino (Fot) close-up (shot); en primero primero (Art) in the foreground
    * * *
    (n.) = close up, foreground, limelight, centre stage, forefront

    Ex: People are more used to going up for a closer look at an interesting feature on an object rather than selecting a close up photograph from some high-tech display unit.

    Ex: Apple's Mouse is currently restricted to the Lisa microcomputer: it can be seen clearly in the foreground of Fig.9.4.
    Ex: An enquirer upstaged by a virtuoso parade of knowledge may be unwilling to venture into the limelight again.
    Ex: The European Community's highly visible campaign to establish a unified economy by the end of 1992 has brought the EC to the centre stage of world affairs.
    Ex: The issue of refereeing football matches is never far from the forefront of public debate of the modern game.

    Spanish-English dictionary > primer plano

  • 17 reducir gastos

    v.
    to reduce expenses, to cut down on expenses, to cut expenses, to reduce expenditures.
    * * *
    (v.) = cut + costs, cut + spending, make + economies, make + cuts, reduce + costs
    Ex. This information would be an extremely useful service to the traveller seeking to cut his travel costs.
    Ex. However, the need to cut local authority spending and rivalry between the city libraries and provincial library centres prevented these networks from achieving their full potential.
    Ex. Further economies could perhaps be made by taking a closer look at the way in which our university libraries are used.
    Ex. Economy drives in corporations, especially for overhead operations such as libraries, occur because management never knows what it should spend on support services and feels that it does not hurt to try to make cuts.
    Ex. The use of new printing technologies has helped to reduce costs.
    * * *
    (v.) = cut + costs, cut + spending, make + economies, make + cuts, reduce + costs

    Ex: This information would be an extremely useful service to the traveller seeking to cut his travel costs.

    Ex: However, the need to cut local authority spending and rivalry between the city libraries and provincial library centres prevented these networks from achieving their full potential.
    Ex: Further economies could perhaps be made by taking a closer look at the way in which our university libraries are used.
    Ex: Economy drives in corporations, especially for overhead operations such as libraries, occur because management never knows what it should spend on support services and feels that it does not hurt to try to make cuts.
    Ex: The use of new printing technologies has helped to reduce costs.

    Spanish-English dictionary > reducir gastos

  • 18 cerca

    adv.
    near, close.
    ¿está o queda cerca? is it near o nearby?
    cerca de near, close to; (en el espacio) nearly, about (aproximadamente)
    de cerca closely; (examinar, mirar) deeply; (afectar) first-hand (vivir)
    ver algo/a alguien de cerca to see something/somebody close up
    si no costó dos millones, andará cerca it can't have cost much less than two million
    f.
    1 fence (valla).
    2 picket fence.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: cercar.
    * * *
    1 (lugar y tiempo) near, close
    \
    cerca de (cercano a) near, close 2 (aproximadamente) nearly, about, around
    cerca de la estación near the station, close to the station
    de cerca closely
    ————————
    1 (vallado) fence, wall
    * * *
    1. adv.
    close, near, nearby
    2. noun f.
    2) wall
    * * *
    I
    SF (=valla) [de madera, alambre] fence; [de piedra, ladrillo] wall

    cerca eléctrica — electrified fence, electric fence

    II
    1. ADV
    1) [indicando proximidad] [de aquí o allí] near, nearby; [entre objetos, personas] close

    está aquí cercait's very o just near here

    ¿está cerca la estación? — is the station near here o nearby?

    las casas están tan cerca que se pueden oír las conversaciones de los vecinos — the houses are so close (to each other) that you can hear what the neighbours are saying

    las vacaciones están ya cerca — the holidays are nearly here, the holidays are not far off now

    cerca de — near (to), close to

    2)

    de cerca —

    a) (=a poca distancia) [ver] close up; [seguir, observar, vigilar] closely

    no veo bien de cerca — I can't see things close up, I'm long-sighted

    visto de cerca, parece mayor — when you see him close up o at close quarters, he seems older

    el coche iba a gran velocidad, seguido de cerca por su escolta — the car was travelling at a high speed, followed closely by its escort

    b) (=en persona) in person

    no conoce de cerca los problemas de la poblaciónhe does not have first-hand o personal knowledge of the people's problems

    3)

    cerca de(=casi) nearly

    cerca de 2.500 personas — nearly 2,500 people

    estar cerca de hacer algo — to come close to doing sth

    estuvimos tan cerca de conseguir la victoria... — we were so close to obtaining victory...

    4) esp Cono Sur

    cerca nuestro/mío — near us/me

    2. SM
    1) (=aspecto)
    2) pl cercas (Arte) foreground sing
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) ( en el espacio) near, close

    ¿hay algún banco cerca? — is there a bank nearby o close by?

    cerca de algo/alguien — near something/somebody

    viven cerca de Tampico/de casa — they live near Tampico/near us

    b)

    de cerca — close up, close to

    2) ( en el tiempo) close

    cerca de algo/+ inf — close to something/-ing

    cerca de — almost, nearly

    cerca de 1.000 — almost o nearly 1,000

    II
    femenino (de alambre, madera) fence; ( de piedra) wall
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) ( en el espacio) near, close

    ¿hay algún banco cerca? — is there a bank nearby o close by?

    cerca de algo/alguien — near something/somebody

    viven cerca de Tampico/de casa — they live near Tampico/near us

    b)

    de cerca — close up, close to

    2) ( en el tiempo) close

    cerca de algo/+ inf — close to something/-ing

    cerca de — almost, nearly

    cerca de 1.000 — almost o nearly 1,000

    II
    femenino (de alambre, madera) fence; ( de piedra) wall
    * * *
    cerca1
    1 = picket fence, fence.

    Ex: The barrier between religion & government in the US is described as a picket fence between accommodationists & separationists.

    Ex: I asked why Mr McGregor had a fence around the garden and whether or not Peter needed to go there for food.
    * cerca de alambre = wire fence.
    * cerca de alambre de púas = barbed-wire fence.
    * cerca de tela metálica = wire fence.
    * peldaños para saltar una cerca = stile.

    cerca2
    = near, nearby [near-by], near at hand, close at hand, handy, nigh, within walking distance, in the vicinity, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.

    Ex: You can restrict the neighborhood even more by using NEAR, which searches for two (or more) terms, in any order, in the same sentence.

    Ex: An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.
    Ex: The firm does not have to be near at hand, but there must be plenty of cooperation and consultation as to selection of stock.
    Ex: Material needed daily should be stored close at hand.
    Ex: The desire soon dies away and the book is forgotten if copies are not handy = El deseo pronto muere y el libro se olvida si no hay ejemplares a mano.
    Ex: The article 'The end is nigh' predicts that the information technology crisis is likely to be worse than predicted because of the need to organize replacement of systems affected by the millennium problem = El artículo "El fin esta cerca' predice que la crisis de la tecnología de la información es probable que sea pero de lo previsto debido a la necesidad de organizar la sustitución de los sistemas afectados por el problema del milenio.
    Ex: The pilot phase focused on the students at schools within walking distance of the Central Library.
    Ex: In general while on desk duty the librarian must be aware of what is happening in the vicinity and notice who is coming and going.
    Ex: For those who wish to make their own arrangements for accommodation, there are many hotels within easy walking distance.
    Ex: A great neighborhood has stores and shops that satisfy everyday needs within an easy walk from home.
    * al examinar Algo de cerca = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * cerca de = close to, near [nearer -comp., nearest -sup.], in the vicinity of, in close proximity to, around, a heartbeat away from, in sight of, in the proximity of.
    * cerca de + Fecha/Número = circa + Fecha/Número [ca o c, -abrev.].
    * cerca + Posesivo = at + Posesivo + elbow.
    * cerca uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * conducir demasiado cerca de otro = tailgate.
    * controlado de cerca = closely monitored.
    * de cerca = at close range, at close quarters.
    * demasiado cerca = too close for comfort.
    * estar cerca = be at hand, be around.
    * estar cerca de = be close to.
    * estar muy cerca de = be one step away from, be steps away from, come + very close to.
    * lo suficientemente cerca = within range.
    * lo suficientemente cerca como para oír = within earshot of.
    * más cerca de = more nearly.
    * mirada de cerca = close look.
    * mirada más de cerca = closer look.
    * mucho más cerca = far closer.
    * muy cerca = close-by.
    * muy de cerca = not far behind.
    * peligrosamente cerca = too close for comfort.
    * seguido de cerca = closely followed, closely monitored.
    * seguir de cerca = monitor, stay in + control, keep + track of.
    * ver la muerte de cerca = have + brushes with death.
    * vigilado de cerca = under close guard.
    * vigilar Algo muy de cerca = keep + a watchful eye.
    * visión de cerca = ringside view, ringside seat.
    * vivir cerca = live + locally.

    * * *
    A
    1 (en el espacio) near, close
    su casa queda or está muy cerca her house is very near o very close
    ¿hay algún banco cerca? is there a bank nearby o close by?
    vamos a pie, queda aquí cerquita let's walk, it's very near (here) o it's very close
    queda cerquísima it's only just around the corner ( o just down the road etc)
    una de estas tiendas que hay aquí cerca one of these shops just up the road o around the corner o near here
    cerca DE algo/algn:
    viven cerca de casa/de Tampico they live near us/near Tampico
    siéntate cerca de mí or ( crit) cerca mío sit near me
    me siento muy cerca de ti I feel very close to you
    2
    de cerca close up, close to
    me acerqué para verlo de cerca I went nearer so I could see it close up o close to
    no veo bien de cerca I'm longsighted
    seguir algo de cerca to follow sth closely
    los exámenes ya están cerca the exams aren't far away now, the exams are getting quite close now
    cerca DE algo:
    estamos ya cerca de la Navidad Christmas is not far away
    cuando estemos más cerca de la fecha te lo diré I'll tell you closer to o nearer the day
    estás tan cerca de lograrlo you're so close o near to achieving it
    C
    (indicando aproximación): cerca de almost, nearly, close on
    vendieron cerca de 1.000 cabezas de ganado they sold almost o nearly o close on 1,000 head of cattle
    (de alambre, madera) fence; (de piedra) wall
    * * *

     

    Del verbo cercar: ( conjugate cercar)

    cerca es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    cerca    
    cercar
    cerca adverbio

    cerca de algo/algn near sth/sb;
    ¿hay algún banco cerca? is there a bank nearby o close by?;

    está por aquí cerca it's near here (somewhere);
    mirar algo/a algn de cerca to look at sth/sb close up o close to;
    seguir algo de cerca to follow sth closely


    estás tan cerca de lograrlo you're so close to achieving it;
    serán cerca de las dos it must be nearly 2 o'clock


    ■ sustantivo femenino (de alambre, madera) fence;
    ( de piedra) wall
    cercar ( conjugate cercar) verbo transitivo
    a)campo/terreno to enclose, surround;

    ( con valla) to fence in

    c) (Mil) ‹ ciudad to besiege;

    enemigo to surround
    cerca 1 adverbio
    1 (a poca distancia) near, close: el colegio está cerca de la biblioteca, the school is near the library
    estábamos ya muy cerca, cuando..., we were almost there when...
    ponte más cerca de ella, get closer to her
    de cerca, closely: lo examiné de cerca, I examined it close up
    2 (próximo en el tiempo) soon: ya están cerca las vacaciones, the holidays are coming up soon
    ♦ Locuciones: cerca de, (casi, aproximadamente) nearly, around
    cerca de mil personas, about one thousand people
    les esperamos cerca de una hora, we waited for them for about an hour (a punto de) estuve cerca de conseguirlo, I very nearly succeeded
    cerca 2 sustantivo femenino fence, wall
    cercar verbo transitivo
    1 (con una valla) to fence, enclose
    2 (al enemigo) to surround
    ' cerca' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    borde
    - caer
    - encima
    - excavar
    - filo
    - junta
    - junto
    - mayoría
    - ponerse
    - seto
    - tarde
    - topless
    - valla
    - casi
    - encontrar
    - luego
    - portón
    - tapia
    - tocar
    - vecino
    - ventaja
    - ver
    - verja
    English:
    alongside
    - apprehend
    - around
    - avoid
    - by
    - chart
    - circa
    - close
    - closely
    - come up to
    - convenient
    - cricket
    - do
    - early
    - fence
    - go by
    - gunshot
    - hand
    - handy
    - hotly
    - inhibited
    - near
    - nearby
    - on
    - pass by
    - proximity
    - quarter
    - round
    - shadow
    - spitting distance
    - tail
    - thereabout
    - thereabouts
    - village
    - yacht
    - zoom in
    - anywhere
    - ear
    - examination
    - fencing
    - florist
    - follow
    - late
    - lie
    - point
    - range
    - run
    - set
    - somewhere
    - stile
    * * *
    nf
    [valla] fence; [muro] wall cerca eléctrica electric fence;
    cerca viva hedge
    adv
    1. [en el espacio] near, close;
    ¿está o [m5] queda cerca? is it near o nearby?;
    no me hace falta un taxi porque voy cerca I don't need a taxi, because I'm not going far;
    cerca de near, close to;
    la tienda está cerca del metro the shop's near the Br underground o US subway;
    está cerca de mí it's near me;
    estuvo cerca de ganar el premio she came close to winning the prize;
    de cerca [examinar, mirar] closely;
    [afectar] deeply; [vivir] first-hand;
    vivió de cerca el problema de las drogas she had first-hand experience of drug addiction;
    no ve bien de cerca he's long-sighted;
    ver algo/a alguien de cerca to see sth/sb close up;
    2. [en el tiempo]
    el verano ya está cerca summer is nearly here, summer isn't far away;
    cerca del principio close to o near the beginning;
    son cerca de las ocho it's about eight (o'clock);
    los hechos ocurrieron cerca de las seis de la tarde the events in question took place at around six o'clock in the evening;
    estamos cerca del final del festival we are nearing o approaching the end of the festival
    3. [indica aproximación]
    cerca de nearly, about;
    acudieron cerca de mil manifestantes there were nearly o about a thousand demonstrators there;
    si no costó 2 millones, andará cerca it can't have cost much less than 2 million
    * * *
    1 f fence
    2 adv
    1 near, close;
    de cerca close up;
    seguir de cerca follow closely;
    vivo muy cerca, me coge muy cerca I live very close by;
    cerca de near, close to
    2 ( casi) nearly
    * * *
    cerca adv
    1) : close, near, nearby
    2)
    cerca de : nearly, almost
    cerca nf
    1) : fence
    2) : (stone) wall
    * * *
    cerca1 adv near / close
    ¿vives cerca de aquí? do you live near here?
    cerca2 n fence

    Spanish-English dictionary > cerca

  • 19 look

    m.
    style (informal).
    * * *
    ----
    * cambio de look = lick of paint.
    * * *
    * cambio de look = lick of paint.
    * * *
    /ˈluk/
    (pl looks)
    look
    el nuevo look para el verano the new look for summer
    * * *
    look [luk] (pl looks) nm
    Fam look;
    tiene un look retro it has a retro look about it;
    ¿qué te parece mi nuevo look? what do you think of my new look o image?

    Spanish-English dictionary > look

  • 20 look moderno

    m.
    modern look.

    Spanish-English dictionary > look moderno

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