Translation: from spanish

from the ground up

  • 1 partiendo de cero

    = from scratch, from an empty slate, from the ground up
    Ex. The Office does not support development of new systems from scratch.
    Ex. The article 'Creation of an academic library: lessons from an empty slate' describes the construction of a new library at Arizona State University.
    Ex. This article describes the experiences of a library training officer whose brief was to build library services from the ground up.
    * * *
    = from scratch, from an empty slate, from the ground up

    Ex: The Office does not support development of new systems from scratch.

    Ex: The article 'Creation of an academic library: lessons from an empty slate' describes the construction of a new library at Arizona State University.
    Ex: This article describes the experiences of a library training officer whose brief was to build library services from the ground up.

    Spanish-English dictionary > partiendo de cero

  • 2 de principio a fin

    • from A to Z
    • from alpha to omega
    • from beginning to end
    • from end to end
    • from first to last
    • from start to finish
    • from the beginning to the end
    • from the ground up
    • throughout

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > de principio a fin

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  • from the ground up — {adv. phr.} From the beginning; entirely; completely. * /After the fire they had to rebuild their cabin from the ground up./ * /Sam knows about baseball from the ground up./ * /The new cars have been changed from the ground up./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • from the ground up — {adv. phr.} From the beginning; entirely; completely. * /After the fire they had to rebuild their cabin from the ground up./ * /Sam knows about baseball from the ground up./ * /The new cars have been changed from the ground up./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • from the ground up — phrasal 1. entirely new or afresh 2. from top to bottom ; thoroughly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • From the Choirgirl Hotel — Infobox Album Name=From the Choirgirl Hotel Type=studio Artist=Tori Amos Released=May 5 1998 Recorded=September 8, 1997 – early 1998 Genre=Alternative rock, electronica Length=57:00 Label=Atlantic Producer=Tori Amos Reviews= *Allmusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • To bite the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To come to the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To fall to the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take the ground — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cut the ground from under — {v. phr.} {informal} To make (someone) fail; upset the plans of; spoil the argument for (a person) in advance. * /Paul wanted to he captain but we cut the ground from under him by saying that Henry was the best player on the team./ * /Several… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cut the ground from under — {v. phr.} {informal} To make (someone) fail; upset the plans of; spoil the argument for (a person) in advance. * /Paul wanted to he captain but we cut the ground from under him by saying that Henry was the best player on the team./ * /Several… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • gill over the ground — Gill Gill, n. [Abbrev. from Gillian.] 1. A young woman; a sweetheart; a flirting or wanton girl. Each Jack with his Gill. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The ground ivy ({Nepeta Glechoma}); called also {gill over the ground}, and other like… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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