Translation: from spanish

graciously

  • 1 a regañadientes

    adv.
    reluctantly, unwillingly, discontentedly, with reluctance.
    * * *
    reluctantly, grudgingly, unwillingly
    * * *
    = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly
    Ex. Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.
    Ex. There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex. Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex. Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    * * *
    = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly

    Ex: Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.

    Ex: There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex: Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex: Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a regañadientes

  • 2 agradablemente

    adv.
    1 merrily, graciously.
    2 nicely, agreeably, gladly, genially.
    * * *
    ► adverbio
    1 nicely, pleasantly
    * * *
    ADV pleasantly, agreeably
    * * *
    = fetchingly, agreeably, affably.
    Ex. 'You were far away, weren't you?' spoke the director across the desk fetchingly = "Estaban muy lejos, ¿verdad?" dijo el director agradablemente desde el otro lado del mostrador.
    Ex. The effective reference librarian should lean to disagree agreeably.
    Ex. He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.
    * * *
    = fetchingly, agreeably, affably.

    Ex: 'You were far away, weren't you?' spoke the director across the desk fetchingly = "Estaban muy lejos, ¿verdad?" dijo el director agradablemente desde el otro lado del mostrador.

    Ex: The effective reference librarian should lean to disagree agreeably.
    Ex: He was looking affably at the two dubious ragamuffins and, moreover, even making inviting gestures to them.

    * * *
    pleasantly, agreeably
    * * *
    agreeably, pleasantly;
    estoy agradablemente sorprendido I'm pleasantly surprised
    * * *
    agradablemente adv pleasantly

    Spanish-English dictionary > agradablemente

  • 3 amabilidad

    f.
    kindness.
    ¿tendría la amabilidad de…? would you be so kind as to…?
    * * *
    1 kindness, affability
    ■ tenga la amabilidad de... would you be so kind as to...?
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (=generosidad) kindness; (=cortesía) courtesy

    tuvo la amabilidad de acompañarme — he was kind enough to come with me, he was good enough to come with me

    tenga la amabilidad de — + infin please be so kind as to + infin

    * * *
    a) ( cualidad) kindness
    b) ( gesto)

    ¿tendría la amabilidad de cerrar la puerta? — would you be so kind as to close the door?

    * * *
    = friendliness, kindness.
    Ex. Scenes that include conflict, emotions, prejudices, misunderstandings, and unreasonableness but also kindliness, humor, friendliness, and goodwill are acted out daily in different kinds of libraries.
    Ex. She had counseled kindness and understanding (coupled with a little divination!), and got on with him swimmingly.
    ----
    * amabilidad entre vecinos = over-the-fence friendliness.
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * * *
    a) ( cualidad) kindness
    b) ( gesto)

    ¿tendría la amabilidad de cerrar la puerta? — would you be so kind as to close the door?

    * * *
    = friendliness, kindness.

    Ex: Scenes that include conflict, emotions, prejudices, misunderstandings, and unreasonableness but also kindliness, humor, friendliness, and goodwill are acted out daily in different kinds of libraries.

    Ex: She had counseled kindness and understanding (coupled with a little divination!), and got on with him swimmingly.
    * amabilidad entre vecinos = over-the-fence friendliness.
    * con amabilidad = graciously.

    * * *
    1 (cualidad) kindness
    2
    (gesto): ha tenido la amabilidad de invitarnos she has been kind enough to invite us
    ¿querría tener la amabilidad de cerrar cuando salga? would you be so kind as to close the door as you leave?
    tenga la amabilidad de esperar aquí would you mind waiting here?
    * * *

     

    amabilidad sustantivo femenino

    b) ( gesto):


    ¿tendría la amabilidad de cerrar la puerta? would you be so kind as to close the door?;
    tenga la amabilidad de esperar aquí would you mind waiting here?
    amabilidad
    1 sustantivo femenino kindness
    2 frml tenga usted la amabilidad de esperar, would you be so kind as to wait?
    ' amabilidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    deferencia
    - disfraz
    - gentileza
    - abusar
    - agobiar
    - agradecer
    - corresponder
    - cortesía
    - pretendido
    English:
    advantage
    - display
    - friendliness
    - front
    - helpfulness
    - kindly
    - kindness
    - pleasantness
    - reciprocate
    - kind
    - touch
    * * *
    kindness;
    ¿tendría la amabilidad de…? would you be so kind as to…?;
    tuvo la amabilidad de acompañarme he was kind enough to accompany me;
    siempre nos tratan con amabilidad they're always nice to us
    * * *
    f kindness;
    tener la amabilidad de hacer algo be kind enough to do sth
    * * *
    : kindness
    * * *
    amabilidad n kindness
    con amabilidad kindly / nicely

    Spanish-English dictionary > amabilidad

  • 4 amablemente

    adv.
    1 amiably, lovely.
    2 kindly, decently, graciously, nicely.
    * * *
    ► adverbio
    1 kindly
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *
    ADV kindly
    * * *
    b) ( con generosidad) kindly
    * * *
    = graciously, kindly, amiably.
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex. Acknowledgements: the author wishes to acknowledge her debt to the authors of the literature that has gone before, and also to the various persons and organisations that have kindly permitted the reproduction of their work.
    Ex. 'You know,' she had said amiably, 'there might be a better job for you here once things get rolling with this new regional setup'.
    * * *
    b) ( con generosidad) kindly
    * * *
    = graciously, kindly, amiably.

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.

    Ex: Acknowledgements: the author wishes to acknowledge her debt to the authors of the literature that has gone before, and also to the various persons and organisations that have kindly permitted the reproduction of their work.
    Ex: 'You know,' she had said amiably, 'there might be a better job for you here once things get rolling with this new regional setup'.

    * * *
    1
    (con cordialidad): me saludó muy amablemente he greeted me in a very friendly way
    muy amablemente me cedió el asiento he very kindly gave me his seat
    * * *

    amablemente adverbio
    kindly
    ' amablemente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atentamente
    English:
    pleasantly
    - kindly
    - nicely
    * * *
    kindly

    Spanish-English dictionary > amablemente

  • 5 comenzar

    v.
    to start, to begin.
    comenzar diciendo que… to start o begin by saying that…
    comenzar a hacer algo to start doing o to do something
    comenzar por hacer algo to begin by doing something
    “hiena” comienza por hache “hyena” starts with an “h”
    el partido comenzó tarde the game started late
    La fiesta empezó tarde The party began late.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ EMPEZAR], like link=empezar empezar
    1 to begin, start
    1 to begin, start
    ■ comenzó a reír he began to laugh, he began laughing
    \
    comenzar con to begin with
    comenzar + gerund to start by + gerund
    ■ comenzó explicando... he started by explaining...
    comenzar por + inf to begin by +-ing
    ■ comenzó por decir que... he began by saying that...
    comenzar por el principio to begin at the beginning, start at the beginning
    ————————
    to start by + gerund
    ■ comenzó explicando... he started by explaining...
    * * *
    verb
    to begin, start
    * * *
    1.
    VT to begin, start, commence frm

    comenzamos el rodaje ayer — we began o started o commenced frm filming yesterday

    comenzó la charla con un agradecimiento — she began o started the talk with a word of thanks

    2.
    VI [proyecto, campaña, historia, proceso] to begin, start

    ¿puedo comenzar? — may I start o begin?, can I start o begin?

    comenzó a los diez años haciendo recados — he began o started at the age of ten as a messenger boy

    al comenzar el año — at the start o beginning of the year

    • comenzar a hacer algo — to start o begin doing sth, start o begin to do sth

    la nieve comenzó a caer de nuevo — the snow started falling again, the snow began to fall again

    comencé a trabajar a los dieciocho años — I started o began working at eighteen

    • comenzar con algo, la película comienza con una pelea — the film starts o begins with a fight

    • para comenzar — to start with

    para comenzar, una sopa de verduras — to start with, vegetable soup

    • comenzar por, no sé por dónde comenzar — I don't know where to start o begin

    comenzó por agradecernos nuestra presencia — she started o began by thanking us for coming

    para sentirte mejor, comienza por comer bien — in order to feel better, start by eating well

    todos sois culpables, comenzando por ti — you're all guilty, starting with you

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to begin, commence (frml)
    2.
    comenzar vi to begin

    comenzar + ger — to begin by -ing

    comenzar a + inf — to start -ing o to + inf

    comenzar POR + inf — to begin by -ing

    * * *
    = begin, commence, get + started, launch, set about + Gerundio, start, start off, start out, start + Posesivo + life, curtain + rise, enter, kick off, set out, take + flight, get + Nombre + underway, be scheduled to start, get + Posesivo + feet wet, set in, cut + Posesivo + spurs.
    Ex. This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach.
    Ex. This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex. It describes an attempt by leaders in the CD-ROM business to launch a logical file structure standard for CD-ROM.
    Ex. The CRG set about trying to define a series of integrative levels upon which it would be possible to base the main classes and their order for a new general classification scheme.
    Ex. Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex. If you establish a principle of using the national language, where do you start off?.
    Ex. The preliminary discussions and proposals which led up to the AACR, did start out with an attempt to fashion an ideology, a philosophical context, for those rules.
    Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex. One of the main contributions in this issue is 'Future directions: the curtain rises on interactive video,' by David Hon.
    Ex. Though the reference librarian cannot enter the reference process until he receives the question from the enquirer he is vitally concerned about all of its stages.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'.
    Ex. The person seeking information needs to have all the necessary documentation before setting out, otherwise it could result in considerable expense and much time wasting.
    Ex. The article 'ALA campaign takes flight

    the local level' reports on a five year public education programme sponsored by the American Library Association to promote all types of libraries throughout the USA.

    Ex. The author describes two surveys which the IFLA Section has been involved in to acquire the information necessary to get the project underway.
    Ex. CAPTAIN is scheduled to start commercial services in 1983.
    Ex. Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    Ex. Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex. Lorene, who cut her spurs fighting for equal pay, said she was `absolutely gobsmacked' at having won the award.
    ----
    * al comenzar = at startup.
    * comenzar a = be on + Posesivo + way to.
    * comenzar a arder = catch on + fire.
    * comenzar Algo = get + Nombre + started.
    * comenzar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * comenzar a luchar contra = begin + war on.
    * comenzar a pensar en = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * comenzar a reír = break into + laugh.
    * comenzar bien = get off to + a (good/great) start, make + a good start.
    * comenzar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing.
    * comenzar de cero = begin + from scratch, start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar de nuevo = start + all over again, recommence, make + a new start, start over, make + a fresh start.
    * comenzar desde = set out from.
    * comenzar desde cero = start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar el turno de trabajo = go on + duty.
    * comenzar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * comenzar muy rápido = be off to a fast start.
    * comenzar partiendo de cero = build + from scratch.
    * comenzar por el principio = start from + scratch, start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar pronto = make + an early start.
    * comenzar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * comenzar temprano = get off to + an early start.
    * comenzar una nueva vida = make + a new life for + Reflexivo.
    * para comenzar diremos que = to begin with.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to begin, commence (frml)
    2.
    comenzar vi to begin

    comenzar + ger — to begin by -ing

    comenzar a + inf — to start -ing o to + inf

    comenzar POR + inf — to begin by -ing

    * * *
    = begin, commence, get + started, launch, set about + Gerundio, start, start off, start out, start + Posesivo + life, curtain + rise, enter, kick off, set out, take + flight, get + Nombre + underway, be scheduled to start, get + Posesivo + feet wet, set in, cut + Posesivo + spurs.

    Ex: This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach.

    Ex: This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex: It describes an attempt by leaders in the CD-ROM business to launch a logical file structure standard for CD-ROM.
    Ex: The CRG set about trying to define a series of integrative levels upon which it would be possible to base the main classes and their order for a new general classification scheme.
    Ex: Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex: If you establish a principle of using the national language, where do you start off?.
    Ex: The preliminary discussions and proposals which led up to the AACR, did start out with an attempt to fashion an ideology, a philosophical context, for those rules.
    Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex: One of the main contributions in this issue is 'Future directions: the curtain rises on interactive video,' by David Hon.
    Ex: Though the reference librarian cannot enter the reference process until he receives the question from the enquirer he is vitally concerned about all of its stages.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'.
    Ex: The person seeking information needs to have all the necessary documentation before setting out, otherwise it could result in considerable expense and much time wasting.
    Ex: The article 'ALA campaign takes flight \@ the local level' reports on a five year public education programme sponsored by the American Library Association to promote all types of libraries throughout the USA.
    Ex: The author describes two surveys which the IFLA Section has been involved in to acquire the information necessary to get the project underway.
    Ex: CAPTAIN is scheduled to start commercial services in 1983.
    Ex: Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    Ex: Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex: Lorene, who cut her spurs fighting for equal pay, said she was `absolutely gobsmacked' at having won the award.
    * al comenzar = at startup.
    * comenzar a = be on + Posesivo + way to.
    * comenzar a arder = catch on + fire.
    * comenzar Algo = get + Nombre + started.
    * comenzar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * comenzar a luchar contra = begin + war on.
    * comenzar a pensar en = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * comenzar a reír = break into + laugh.
    * comenzar bien = get off to + a (good/great) start, make + a good start.
    * comenzar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing.
    * comenzar de cero = begin + from scratch, start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar de nuevo = start + all over again, recommence, make + a new start, start over, make + a fresh start.
    * comenzar desde = set out from.
    * comenzar desde cero = start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar el turno de trabajo = go on + duty.
    * comenzar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * comenzar muy rápido = be off to a fast start.
    * comenzar partiendo de cero = build + from scratch.
    * comenzar por el principio = start from + scratch, start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar pronto = make + an early start.
    * comenzar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * comenzar temprano = get off to + an early start.
    * comenzar una nueva vida = make + a new life for + Reflexivo.
    * para comenzar diremos que = to begin with.

    * * *
    comenzar [A6 ]
    vt
    to begin, commence ( frml)
    ■ comenzar
    vi
    to begin
    al comenzar el día at the beginning of the day
    comenzaré contigo I will begin o start with you
    comenzar + GER to begin BY -ING
    comenzó diciendo que … she began o ( frml) commenced by saying that …
    comenzar A + INF:
    comenzaron a disparar they started firing o to fire, they opened fire
    comenzar POR algo to begin WITH sth
    comencemos por la catedral let us begin with the cathedral
    comenzar POR + INF to begin BY -ING
    comenzaron por amenazarme they began by threatening me
    * * *

     

    comenzar ( conjugate comenzar) verbo transitivo
    to begin, commence (frml)
    verbo intransitivo
    to begin;

    comenzar haciendo algo/por hacer algo to begin by doing sth;
    comenzar a hacer algo to start doing o to do sth;
    comenzaron a disparar they started firing o to fire;
    comenzar por algo to begin with sth
    comenzar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo to begin, start
    (a realizar una acción) comenzó a decir barbaridades, he started talking nonsense
    (una serie de acciones) comenzamos por mostrar nuestro desacuerdo, we started by showing our disagreement ➣ Ver nota en begin y start

    ' comenzar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    balbucear
    - desencadenarse
    - despuntar
    - entrar
    - iniciarse
    - comience
    English:
    afresh
    - begin
    - come on
    - commence
    - dawn
    - emigrate
    - foot
    - go-ahead
    - open
    - set in
    - start
    - start off
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    to start, to begin;
    comenzar diciendo que… to start o begin by saying that…
    ♦ vi
    to start, to begin;
    comenzar a hacer algo to start doing o to do sth;
    comenzar por hacer algo to begin by doing sth;
    “hiena” comienza por hache “hyena” starts with an “h”;
    el partido comenzó tarde the game started late
    * * *
    v/t begin
    * * *
    comenzar {29} v
    empezar: to begin, to start
    * * *
    comenzar vb to start / to begin [pt. began; pp. begun]

    Spanish-English dictionary > comenzar

  • 6 con

    prep.
    1 with.
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it
    2 in spite of (a pesar de).
    con todo despite everything
    con lo estudioso que es, le suspendieron for all his hard work, they still failed him
    Está con mucho dolor He is in [with] a lot of pain.
    3 by.
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    * * *
    1 (instrumento, medio) with
    2 (modo, circunstancia) in, with
    ■ ¿vas a salir con este frío? are you going out in this cold?
    ■ me gustas con ese vestido you look nice in that dress, I like that dress on you
    3 (juntamente, en compañía) with
    7 (comparación) compared to
    8 (a pesar de) in spite of, despite
    9 con + inf by + gerund
    10 (aunque) in spite of
    ■ con ser tan fuerte... in spite of being so strong...
    \
    con que / con tal de que / con tal que provided, as long as
    con todo (y eso) nevertheless, even so
    * * *
    prep.
    1) with
    2) to, towards
    •
    * * *
    PREP
    1) [indicando compañía, instrumento, medio] with

    ¿con quién vas a ir? — who are you going with?

    andar con muletas — to walk on o with crutches

    con el tiempo — in the course of time, with time

    2) [indicando características, estado]
    3) [indicando combinación] and
    4) [indicando contenido]

    encontraron una maleta con 800.000 dólares — they found a suitcase containing 800,000 dollars o with 800,000 dollars in it

    5) [indicando modo]

    estar con algo, estar con dolor de muelas/la pierna escayolada — to have toothache/one's leg in plaster

    con mucho gusto — certainly, by all means

    6) [como complemento personal de algunos verbos] to

    ¿con quién hablas? — who are you speaking to?

    se ha casado con Jesús — she's married Jesús, she's got married to Jesús

    7) [tras adjetivos] to, towards

    amable con todos — kind to o towards everybody

    8) [con decimales]

    once con siete — [11,7] eleven point seven ( 11.7)

    9) (=pese a) in spite of

    con tantas dificultades, no se descorazonó — in spite of all o for all the difficulties he didn't lose heart

    con ser su madre, le odia — even though she is his mother she hates him

    con todo (y con eso), la gente se lo pasó bien — in spite of everything, people had a good time

    10) [en exclamaciones]

    ¡vaya con el niño! — * the cheeky monkey! *

    ¡con lo bien que se está aquí! — and it's so nice here too!

    no me dejó ni un trocito, con lo que me gustan esos caramelos — he didn't even let me have a tiny piece, and he knows how much I like those sweets

    11) [indicando una condición]
    a) + infin

    con decirle que no voy, se arreglará todo — when I tell him I'm not going, everything will be fine

    b)

    con que + subjun —

    con que me invite, me conformo — as long as o provided that she invites me, I don't mind

    tal 3., 4)
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.
    Ex. By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.
    Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex. WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex. What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex. It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex. The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
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    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * 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.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * 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 mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    [b]* con sede en Amér
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.

    Ex: By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.

    Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex: WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex: What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex: It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex: The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * 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.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * 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 mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    * con sede en Amér

    * * *
    A
    1 (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    vive con el or su novio she lives with her boyfriend
    ¿quieres que hable con él? do you want me to talk to him?
    está casada con un primo mío she's married to a cousin of mine
    2
    (indicando el objeto de un comportamiento, una actitud): te portaste muy mal con ellos you behaved very badly toward(s) them
    he tenido mucha paciencia contigo I have been very patient with you
    3 ( fam)
    (yo y): eso es lo que estábamos diciendo con Lucía that's what Lucía and I were saying
    se sirve con arroz serve with rice
    para mí con leche y sin azúcar, por favor milk and no sugar for me, please
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter
    5 ( Mat):
    2,5 read as: dos con cinco 2.5 (léase: two point five)
    B
    1
    (indicando una relación de simultaneidad): una cápsula con cada comida one capsule with each meal
    se levanta con el alba he gets up at the crack of dawn
    2
    (indicando una relación de causa): ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain o while it's raining like this?
    me desperté con el ruido the noise woke me
    con todo lo que pasó me olvidé de llamarte what with everything that happened I forgot to ring you
    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered to do it for me, which put me in an awkward position
    3
    (a pesar de): ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus
    ¿cómo te olvidaste? ¡con las veces que te lo dije! how could you forget? the (number of) times I told you!
    con ser tan tarde or lo tarde que es, no estoy cansada it's very late and yet I'm not at all tired, I'm not at all tired, even though it's so late
    con todo (y con eso) me parece que es bueno even so o in spite of all that o all the same o nonetheless I think he's good
    C (indicando el instrumento, medio, material) with
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it
    agárralo con las dos manos hold it with both hands
    lo estás malcriando con tanto mimo you're spoiling him with all this pampering o by pampering him so much
    con estos retazos se puede hacer una colcha you can make a quilt out of these bits of material
    ¡caray con la niña! y parecía tan modosita well fancy that! o well would you believe it! and she seemed so demure
    con + INF:
    con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything
    no hay necesidad de escribir, con llamarlo ya cumples there's no need to write; as long as o if you call him, that should do
    ¡con decirte que un café cuesta el triple que aquí! I mean, to give you an example, a cup of coffee costs three times what it costs here
    con que + SUBJ:
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy
    con tal de/con tal (de) que provided (that), as long as, so long as ( colloq)
    no importa cómo lo hagas con tal (de) que lo hagas it doesn't matter how you do it, just as long as you do it
    con tal (de) que me lo devuelvas antes de marzo as long as o provided I get it back by March
    es capaz de cualquier cosa con tal de llamar la atención he'll do anything to attract attention
    D
    andaba con dificultad/cuidado she was walking with difficulty/with care o carefully
    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!
    2
    (al describir características, un estado): amaneció con fiebre he had a temperature when he woke up, he woke up with a temperature
    ya estaba con dolores de parto she was already having labor pains
    andaba con ganas de bronca he was looking o spoiling for a fight
    con las manos en los bolsillos with his hands in his pockets
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?
    me gusta más con el pelo suelto I like her better with her hair down
    una niña con ojos azules a girl with blue eyes, a blue-eyed girl
    una mujer con aspecto de extranjera a foreign-looking woman
    un monstruo con un solo ojo a one-eyed monster
    una casa con piscina a house with a swimming pool
    E
    ( AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario): me peino con Gerardo Gerardo does my hair
    me lo mandé hacer con un sastre I had it made by a tailor
    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    * * *

     

    con preposición


    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!;
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissor;
    amaneció con fiebre he woke up with a temperature;
    hablar con algn to talk to sb;
    está casada con mi primo she's married to my cousin;
    portarse mal con algn to behave badly toward(s) sb;
    tener paciencia con algn to be patient with sb;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?

    ◊ ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain?;

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position;
    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido it's really late, he should have gone by now
    c) con + inf:


    con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples as long as you call him, that should do;
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy;
    See Also→ tal adverbio 2
    d) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario):


    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    con preposición
    1 (instrumento) with
    córtalo con un cuchillo, cut it with a knife
    1 (modo) with: hazlo con cuidado, do it carefully
    me trató con frialdad, he treated me with coldness
    2 (compañía) with: está paseando con mi madre, she is taking a walk with my mother
    3 (causa) con este frío no apetece salir, I don't feel like going out in this cold
    4 (estado) está con una depresión de caballo, he's deeply depressed
    iba con los labios pintados, she has put some lipstick on
    5 (contenido) with
    una caja con fotografías, a box (full) of photos
    6 (relación) to: está casada con un inglés, she is married to an Englishman
    habló con Alberto, he spoke to Alberto
    se disculpó con ella, he apologized to her
    7 (con infinitivo) con avisar les evitas el disgusto, just by phoning you'll save them any worry
    (+ que + subjuntivo) basta con que lo digas, it will be enough if you just say it
    ♦ Locuciones: con tal (de) que..., provided that...
    con todo (y con eso), even so
    ' con' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    - abastecimiento
    - abatirse
    - ablandar
    - abochornar
    - abordar
    - abrazar
    - abrefácil
    - abrumar
    - acabar
    - acanallar
    - acaso
    - acero
    - acertar
    - achicharrarse
    - acierto
    - aclararse
    - acoger
    - acosar
    - acostarse
    - acreditada
    - acreditado
    - acuerdo
    - acusarse
    - adelante
    - adueñarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - afrontar
    - agarrar
    - agenciarse
    - agraciada
    - agraciado
    - agreste
    - agua
    - ahínco
    - ahumar
    - ahumada
    - ahumado
    - airosa
    - airoso
    - alhaja
    - alinearse
    - alma
    - almohada
    - alternar
    - alzarse
    - amanecer
    - amiguete
    - amilanarse
    English:
    abide
    - above
    - abruptly
    - abstract
    - accordance
    - accurately
    - accustom
    - aching
    - act
    - admit
    - advance
    - advice
    - advise
    - afraid
    - Afro
    - ageing
    - aggregate
    - aggressively
    - ago
    - agree
    - agreement
    - ahead
    - aim
    - ale
    - alive
    - all
    - allow for
    - allowance
    - ally
    - alone
    - along
    - aloud
    - amenable
    - amenities
    - Americana
    - amusement
    - and
    - angel food cake
    - angling
    - angrily
    - angry
    - annoy
    - antics
    - apologize
    - appointment
    - approach
    - approachable
    - arbitration
    - archery
    - argument
    * * *
    con prep
    1. [indica modo, manera o instrumento] with;
    se cortó con un cuchillo she cut herself with a knife;
    chocó con una farola he bumped into a lamppost;
    vino con un taxi she came by taxi;
    voy cómodo con estas botas/este jersey I'm comfortable in these boots/this sweater;
    iré a la boda con un traje negro I'm going to the wedding in a black suit;
    un joven con muy buenos modales a very polite young man;
    andar con la cabeza alta to walk with one's head held high;
    ir con prisa to be in a hurry;
    actuar con timidez to behave timidly;
    llover con fuerza to rain hard;
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts;
    se lo puedes decir con toda confianza you needn't worry about telling her;
    trátalo con mucho cariño treat him with a lot of affection o very affectionately;
    lo haré con mucho gusto it will be a pleasure for me to do it, I'll be delighted to do it;
    con arreglo a la ley in accordance with the law
    2. [indica compañía, relación o colaboración] with;
    vive con sus padres she lives with her parents;
    se escribe con gente de varios países he corresponds with people from a number of different countries;
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?;
    está muy enfadado con su madre he's very angry with his mother;
    está casada con mi hermano she's married to my brother;
    estoy de acuerdo con ellos I agree with them;
    habló con todos he spoke to everybody;
    un acuerdo de colaboración con el Caribe a cooperation agreement with the Caribbean
    3. [indica contenido o cualidad]
    una persona con carácter a person of character;
    un hombre con bigote a man with a moustache;
    una bolsa con patatas a bag of potatoes;
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    4. [indica unión o adición]
    un helado con nueces an ice cream with nuts;
    un pastel con nata a cream cake;
    el mío con leche, por favor I'd like milk in mine, please, I'd like mine white, please;
    el total con el IVA alcanza un millón the total is a million including Br VAT o US (sales) tax;
    tiene cuarenta con dos décimas de fiebre her temperature is 40.2 degrees
    5. [indica estado o situación]
    con buena salud in good health;
    está en cama con gripe she's in bed with flu;
    está con un enfado tremendo he's really angry;
    el niño está con ganas de ir al baño the child wants to go to the Br toilet o US bathroom;
    corría con ellos pisándome los talones I ran with them hot o hard on my heels
    6. [indica causa]
    el hielo se derrite con el calor ice melts when heated;
    me desperté con la música del vecino I was woken up by our neighbour playing music;
    con este tiempo no se puede ir de excursión we can't go out on a trip in this weather;
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it;
    con todo el trabajo que hemos tenido hoy, se me ha olvidado llamarle with all the work we've had today, I've forgotten to call her;
    se entristeció con las noticias she was sad when she heard the news;
    cómprales el libro, ¡con lo que les gusta leer! buy them the book, they like reading so much they'll be delighted!
    7. [hacia]
    para con towards;
    es amable para con todos she is friendly towards o with everyone
    8. (+ infinitivo) [para introducir una condición] by;
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way;
    con llamar ya quedarás bien you'll make a good impression just by phoning;
    con llorar no consigues nada it's no good crying, crying won't get you anywhere;
    con no decírselo a nadie, el secreto está garantizado if we don't tell anyone, secrecy will be guaranteed;
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    9. [a condición de que]
    con que, con tal de que as long as;
    con que llegue a tiempo me conformo I don't mind as long as he arrives on time;
    te dejo el gato con tal de que le des de comer I'll let you look after the cat as long as you feed it
    10. [a pesar de] in spite of;
    con todo despite everything;
    con todo lo raro que es, me encantan sus películas he may be weird, but I love his films, for all his weirdness, I love his films;
    con lo que hemos caminado hoy, y no estoy cansado despite the fact that we've walked so far today, I'm still not tired
    11. [para expresar queja o decepción]
    mira que perder, ¡con lo bien que jugaste! you were unlucky to lose, you played really well!;
    con lo agradable que es, y casi no tiene amigos considering how nice he is, he has surprisingly few friends
    12. Am [donde]
    fue a quejarse con su madre he complained to his mother;
    se hace los zapatos con Ardaches she has her shoes made at Ardaches;
    los domingos comen con su padre on Sundays they eat at her father's
    13. Méx [tras] after;
    ha trabajado día con día she's worked day after day o day in day out
    * * *
    prp
    1 with;
    voy con ellos I’m going with them;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    2
    :
    con todo eso in spite of all that;
    con tal de que provided that, as long as;
    con hacer eso by doing that;
    para con alguien to s.o., toward s.o.;
    con este calor in this heat;
    ¡con lo que he hecho por él! after all I’ve done for him!
    3
    :
    ser amable con alguien be kind to s.o.
    * * *
    con prep
    1) : with
    vengo con mi padre: I'm going with my father
    ¡con quién hablas?: who are you speaking to?
    2) : in spite of
    con todo: in spite of it all
    3) : to, towards
    ella es amable con los niños: she is kind to the children
    4) : by
    con llegar temprano: by arriving early
    5)
    con (tal) que : as long as, so long as
    * * *
    con prep
    1. (instrumento, compañía) with
    una bolsa con dinero a bag of money / a bag containing money
    con decir que no te interesa, será suficiente all you need to do is say you're not interested
    con lo + adjetivo but / yet
    con lo caro que ha costado y no funciona bien it was very expensive, but it doesn't work

    Spanish-English dictionary > con

  • 7 con amabilidad

    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    * * *

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con amabilidad

  • 8 concesión

    f.
    1 concession, avowal, grant, allowance.
    2 compromise, concession.
    3 franchise, dealership, concession, licence.
    * * *
    1 concession, granting
    2 (de premio) awarding
    \
    hacer concesiones to make concessions
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) franchise, license
    * * *
    SF
    1) [en acuerdo, negociación] concession, granting
    2) (Jur, Pol) [de nacionalidad, libertad] granting
    3) [de un premio] award
    4) (Com) [de fabricación] licence, license (EEUU); [de venta] franchise; [de transporte] concession, contract
    * * *
    1) ( de premios) awarding; ( de préstamo) granting
    2) ( en una postura) concession
    3) (Com) dealership, concession, franchise
    * * *
    = concession, award, franchise, conferral, sop.
    Ex. Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.
    Ex. The award of a charter, the establishment of an examination system, and a register of the qualified, rapidly created a 'near-monopoly in training' in the years between 1885 and 1909.
    Ex. The Condensed Books series holds a unique and ubiquitous book publishing franchise that has vanquished all competitors.
    Ex. Some critics have equated verbena in Faulkner's novel 'An Odor of Verbena' directly with courage, seeing Drusilla's gifts of verbena sprigs as the conferral and recognition of courage.
    Ex. This economy was based on the premise that protectionism was not merely a sop to the agricultural interest but a responsible food policy that encouraged social cohesion.
    ----
    * concesión de franquicias = franchising.
    * concesión de permisos de vigilancia = surveillance licensing.
    * hacer concesiones = make + allowances.
    * relacionado con la concesión de premios = award-giving [award giving].
    * * *
    1) ( de premios) awarding; ( de préstamo) granting
    2) ( en una postura) concession
    3) (Com) dealership, concession, franchise
    * * *
    = concession, award, franchise, conferral, sop.

    Ex: Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.

    Ex: The award of a charter, the establishment of an examination system, and a register of the qualified, rapidly created a 'near-monopoly in training' in the years between 1885 and 1909.
    Ex: The Condensed Books series holds a unique and ubiquitous book publishing franchise that has vanquished all competitors.
    Ex: Some critics have equated verbena in Faulkner's novel 'An Odor of Verbena' directly with courage, seeing Drusilla's gifts of verbena sprigs as the conferral and recognition of courage.
    Ex: This economy was based on the premise that protectionism was not merely a sop to the agricultural interest but a responsible food policy that encouraged social cohesion.
    * concesión de franquicias = franchising.
    * concesión de permisos de vigilancia = surveillance licensing.
    * hacer concesiones = make + allowances.
    * relacionado con la concesión de premios = award-giving [award giving].

    * * *
    A (de premios) awarding; (de un préstamo) granting
    B (en una postura) concession
    no están dispuestos a hacer la menor concesión they are not prepared to make any concessions whatsoever
    C ( Com) dealership, concession, franchise
    * * *

     

    concesión sustantivo femenino

    ( de préstamo) granting



    concesión sustantivo femenino
    1 (adjudicación) awarding: la concesión del premio le vino muy bien, winning the prize was very good for him
    2 (explotación, cesión) dealership, franchise: la concesión de automóviles ha cerrado, the automobile dealership has closed
    3 (en una negociación, disputa) concession: tienes que hacer algunas concesiones si quieres llegar a un acuerdo, you have to make some concessions if you wish to reach an agreement
    ' concesión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    engordar
    - engrandecer
    - para
    - franquicia
    English:
    allowance
    - as
    - concession
    - dealership
    - may
    - well
    - clamp
    - franchise
    * * *
    1. [de préstamo, licencia] granting;
    [de premio] awarding; [de indulto, asilo, visado] granting
    2. [cesión] concession;
    una casa en la que no hay la menor concesión al lujo a house without the least concession to luxury;
    hacer concesiones (a) to make concessions (to);
    fue un debate duro y sin concesiones it was a tough debate, with no quarter given on either side
    3. Com [franquicia] franchise, licence;
    [en tienda] concession;
    tienen la concesión exclusiva del producto en ese país they have the exclusive franchise for the product in that country;
    el servicio de limpieza fue dado en concesión a una empresa privada the contract for cleaning services was awarded to a private company
    * * *
    f
    1 concession;
    hacer concesiones make concessions
    2 COM dealership
    * * *
    1) : concession
    2) : awarding, granting

    Spanish-English dictionary > concesión

  • 9 cortésmente

    adv.
    courteously, politely, attentively, chivalrously.
    * * *
    ► adverbio
    1 courteously, politely
    * * *
    ADV courteously, politely
    * * *
    = graciously, politely, courteously, decently.
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex. And a few even requested tax deduction statements for income tax purposes, which requests she politely denied.
    Ex. He had greeted her courteously, as was his wont, and had inquired if she minded his smoking; she told him to go ahead and slid over an ashtray.
    Ex. Anyway, she's not a 'street fighter'; she seems to believe that if you treat people decently, they'll treat you decently.
    * * *
    = graciously, politely, courteously, decently.

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.

    Ex: And a few even requested tax deduction statements for income tax purposes, which requests she politely denied.
    Ex: He had greeted her courteously, as was his wont, and had inquired if she minded his smoking; she told him to go ahead and slid over an ashtray.
    Ex: Anyway, she's not a 'street fighter'; she seems to believe that if you treat people decently, they'll treat you decently.

    * * *
    politely, courteously
    * * *
    courteously, politely

    Spanish-English dictionary > cortésmente

  • 10 dar un apretón de manos

    (v.) = shake + hand
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    * * *
    (v.) = shake + hand

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar un apretón de manos

  • 11 darse la mano

    (dos personas) to shake hands 2 (dos cosas) to be very similar
    * * *
    (v.) = join + hands, shake + hand
    Ex. The ability of the profession to meet the library service needs of the next generation requires that library educators and practitioners join hands in educational programmes.
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    * * *
    (v.) = join + hands, shake + hand

    Ex: The ability of the profession to meet the library service needs of the next generation requires that library educators and practitioners join hands in educational programmes.

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.

    Spanish-English dictionary > darse la mano

  • 12 de mala gana

    reluctantly
    * * *
    reluctantly, grudgingly
    * * *
    = reluctantly, grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex. Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.
    Ex. There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex. Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex. Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    * * *
    = reluctantly, grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly

    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.

    Ex: Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.
    Ex: There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex: Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex: Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de mala gana

  • 13 director ejecutivo

    m.
    executive director.
    * * *
    (n.) = executive director, executive officer, chief executive officer (CEO), managing director, chief executive
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex. The meeting, which defined the goals of the association, discussed membership conditions, established permanent sections (legal, educational, economic, historical and management) and elected executive officers.
    Ex. The constituent networks may have presidents and CEO's (chief executive officers), but that's a different issue; there's no single authority figure for the Internet as a whole.
    Ex. The author is former managing director of Hutchinsons.
    Ex. The author concludes that few chief executives personally use the company library and online database services.
    * * *
    (n.) = executive director, executive officer, chief executive officer (CEO), managing director, chief executive

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.

    Ex: The meeting, which defined the goals of the association, discussed membership conditions, established permanent sections (legal, educational, economic, historical and management) and elected executive officers.
    Ex: The constituent networks may have presidents and CEO's (chief executive officers), but that's a different issue; there's no single authority figure for the Internet as a whole.
    Ex: The author is former managing director of Hutchinsons.
    Ex: The author concludes that few chief executives personally use the company library and online database services.

    Spanish-English dictionary > director ejecutivo

  • 14 director general

    m.
    general manager, director general, chief executive officer, C.O.O..
    * * *
    (n.) = executive director, Director-General, executive officer, chief executive officer (CEO), chief executive, senior director
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex. The work of the Statistical Office is undertaken by six directorates headed by the Director-General who is assisted by a secretariat.
    Ex. The meeting, which defined the goals of the association, discussed membership conditions, established permanent sections (legal, educational, economic, historical and management) and elected executive officers.
    Ex. The constituent networks may have presidents and CEO's (chief executive officers), but that's a different issue; there's no single authority figure for the Internet as a whole.
    Ex. The author concludes that few chief executives personally use the company library and online database services.
    Ex. Senior directors earn absurdly more than the other workers in their business.
    * * *
    (n.) = executive director, Director-General, executive officer, chief executive officer (CEO), chief executive, senior director

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.

    Ex: The work of the Statistical Office is undertaken by six directorates headed by the Director-General who is assisted by a secretariat.
    Ex: The meeting, which defined the goals of the association, discussed membership conditions, established permanent sections (legal, educational, economic, historical and management) and elected executive officers.
    Ex: The constituent networks may have presidents and CEO's (chief executive officers), but that's a different issue; there's no single authority figure for the Internet as a whole.
    Ex: The author concludes that few chief executives personally use the company library and online database services.
    Ex: Senior directors earn absurdly more than the other workers in their business.

    Spanish-English dictionary > director general

  • 15 elegantemente

    adv.
    elegantly, neatly, handsomely, jauntily.
    * * *
    ► adverbio
    1 elegantly, smartly
    * * *
    ADV [hablar] elegantly; [moverse] gracefully; [vestir] stylishly, smartly; [decorar] tastefully, elegantly
    * * *
    adverbio < vestir> smartly; <hablar/moverse> elegantly
    * * *
    = gracefully, elegantly.
    Ex. He continued: 'There are two ways you can react to this: you can accept it gracefully or you can accept it unpleasantly'.
    Ex. Some are elegantly bound but others will surely not stand up to the wear and tear of everyday use.
    ----
    * vestirse elegantemente = dress up.
    * * *
    adverbio < vestir> smartly; <hablar/moverse> elegantly
    * * *
    = gracefully, elegantly.

    Ex: He continued: 'There are two ways you can react to this: you can accept it gracefully or you can accept it unpleasantly'.

    Ex: Some are elegantly bound but others will surely not stand up to the wear and tear of everyday use.
    * vestirse elegantemente = dress up.

    * * *
    iba muy elegantemente vestido (bien vestido) he was very smartly dressed; (con garbo, estilo) he was very elegantly o stylishly dressed
    una habitación elegantemente amueblada an elegantly furnished room
    lo expresó muy elegantemente he expressed it very elegantly o in elegant terms
    * * *
    1. [vestir] smartly, elegantly;
    [decorar] elegantly
    2. [moverse, caminar] gracefully, elegantly
    3. [comportarse] graciously;
    [responder] with grace, graciously

    Spanish-English dictionary > elegantemente

  • 16 empezar

    v.
    to begin, to start.
    empezó la conferencia dando la bienvenida a los asistentes she began o started her speech by welcoming everyone there
    empezaron otra botella de vino they started o opened another bottle of wine
    la clase empieza a las diez the class begins o starts at ten o'clock
    ¡no empieces!, ¡ya hemos discutido este tema lo suficiente! don't you start, we've spent long enough on this subject already!
    al empezar la reunión when the meeting started o began
    empezar a hacer algo to begin o start to do something
    empezar por hacer algo to begin o start by doing something
    para empezar to begin o start with
    Ricardo empezó la fiesta tarde Richard began the party late.
    La fiesta empezó tarde The party began late.
    Ricardo empezó el crucigrama Richard started the crossword puzzle.
    * * *
    (e changes to ie in stressed syllables and z changes to c before e)
    Present Indicative
    empiezo, empiezas, empieza, empezamos, empezáis, empiezan.
    Past ind
    empecé, empezaste, empezó, empezamos, empezasteis, empezaron.
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperative
    empieza (tú), empiece (él/Vd.), empecemos (nos.), empezad (vos.), empiecen (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    to begin, start
    * * *
    1. VI
    1) (=comenzar) [gen] to start, begin; [en un puesto de trabajo] to start

    el año ha empezado mal — the year got off to a bad start, the year started o began badly

    antes de empezar, os recordaré que... — before we start o begin, I'd like to remind you that...

    al empezar el año — at the start o beginning of the year

    ¿cuándo empieza el nuevo cocinero? — when does the new cook start?

    ¡no empieces! — * don't you start! *

    • para empezar — to start with, begin with

    para empezar quisiera agradecerte tu presencia entre nosotros — I would like to start o begin by thanking you for being with us, to start o begin with, I would like to thank you for being with us

    - todo es cuestión de empezar
    2)

    • empezar a hacer algo — [gen] to start o begin to do sth, start o begin doing sth; [en un trabajo] to start to do o doing sth

    empezó a llover — it started o began to rain, it started o began raining

    ya empiezo a entrar en calor — I'm starting o beginning to feel warm now

    3)

    • empezar haciendo algo — to begin o start by doing sth

    empezaremos pidiendo ayuda — we'll start o begin by asking for help

    la canción empieza diciendo que... — the song begins o starts by saying that...

    4)

    • empezar con algo — [película, curso, año] to start o begin with sth

    la novela empieza con una referencia a Sartre — the novel starts o begins with a reference to Sartre

    empezamos con cerveza y acabamos con vino — we started on o began with beer and ended up on wine

    ¿cuándo empezáis con las clases de inglés? — when do you start your English classes?

    ¡no empieces otra vez con lo mismo! — don't start on that again!

    5)

    • empezar por algo/algn — to start with sth/sb, begin with sth/sb

    empezaré por la cocina — I'll start o begin with the kitchen

    "huelga" empieza por hache — "huelga" starts o begins with (an) h

    empezar por hacer algo — to start by doing sth, begin by doing sth

    2.
    VT [+ actividad, temporada] to start, begin; [+ botella, jamón] to start

    hemos empezado mal la semana — the week got off to a bad start for us, the week started badly for us

    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) película/conferencia/invierno to begin, start

    empezar a + inf — to start to + inf, start -ing

    me empezó a entrar hambre — I began o started to feel hungry

    2) persona to start

    empezar de nuevo or volver a empezar — to start again

    todo es (cuestión de) empezar — it'll be fine once we/you get started

    empezar a + inf — to start -ing, start to + inf

    empezó a llorar — he began o started to cry

    empezar + ger — to start by -ing

    empezó diciendo que... — she started o began by saying that...

    empezar por + inf — to start o begin by -ing

    empecemos por estudiar el contexto histórico — let's begin o start by looking at the historical context

    3)

    para empezar — first of all, to start with

    2.
    1) <tarea/actividad> to start
    2) <frasco/mermelada> to start, open
    * * *
    = begin, get + started, start, start off, kick off, set out, get + Nombre + underway, get + Posesivo + feet wet, set in, cut + Posesivo + spurs, commence.
    Ex. This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach.
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex. Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex. If you establish a principle of using the national language, where do you start off?.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'.
    Ex. The person seeking information needs to have all the necessary documentation before setting out, otherwise it could result in considerable expense and much time wasting.
    Ex. The author describes two surveys which the IFLA Section has been involved in to acquire the information necessary to get the project underway.
    Ex. Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    Ex. Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex. Lorene, who cut her spurs fighting for equal pay, said she was `absolutely gobsmacked' at having won the award.
    Ex. This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
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    * acabar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * al empezar = first off.
    * bomba de relojería + empezar la cuenta atrás = time bomb + tick away.
    * empezar a = be on + Posesivo + way to.
    * empezar a acabarse = run + low (on).
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * empezar a arder = catch + fire, catch on + fire.
    * empezar a caer en picado = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a calar en = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a comprender = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a dar carcajadas = burst into + a fit of laughter, burst into + side-splitting laughter.
    * empezar a darse cuenta de = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a debatir = embark on/upon + discussion.
    * empezar a deteriorarse = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a diluviar = the skies + open up.
    * empezar a empeorar = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a faltar = be in short supply, be at a premium.
    * empezar a fumar = take up + smoking.
    * empezar a funcionar = become + operational, get off + the ground, get + rolling, get + things going, get + things rolling, go + live, get + the ball rolling, set + the ball rolling, start + the ball rolling.
    * empezar a gustar la idea = warm up to + the idea.
    * empezar a hablar de = make + noises about, make + a noise about.
    * empezar a imprimir = go to + press.
    * empezar a ir bien = fall into + place.
    * empezar a irse al garete = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a jugar mejor = get back into + the game.
    * empezar Algo = get + Nombre + started.
    * empezar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * empezar a mejorar = turn + a corner, take + a turn, take + a turn for the better.
    * empezar a pensar en = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * empezar a reírse a carcajadas = burst into + a fit of laughter, burst into + side-splitting laughter.
    * empezar a resquebrajarse = develop + cracks.
    * empezar a saltar las lágrimas = eyes + start to well up with tears, eyes + start to well up.
    * empezar a sudar por el esfuerzo = work up + a sweat, work up + a lather.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * empezar a tener sentido = become + meaningful.
    * empezar a trabajar = take + job.
    * empezar a tratar = scratch + the surface of, scrape + the surface.
    * empezar a utilizarse = come into + use.
    * empezar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing, hit + the ground running.
    * empezar de cero = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar de nuevo = a fresh start, start over, make + a fresh start.
    * empezar desde = work from, set out from.
    * empezar desde cero = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar la casa por el tejado = tail wagging the dog.
    * empezar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * empezar por el final = work back from.
    * empezar por el principio = start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * empezar por lo más difícil = plunge in at + the deep end.
    * empezar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * empezar una nueva etapa en la vida = turn over + a new page, turn over + a new leaf.
    * enseñanza antes de empezar el trabajo = pre-service education.
    * hay que empezar por el principio = first things must come first.
    * bebé que empieza a andar = toddler.
    * para empezar = for one, initially, to start with, to begin with, for starters, first off.
    * terminar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * una buena forma de empezar = a good way to start.
    * una manera de empezar = a foot in the door.
    * volver a empezar = return to + the drawing boards, back to the drawing board, a fresh start, start over, go back to + square one, be back to square one.
    * volver a empezar de cero = be back to square one, go back to + square one.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) película/conferencia/invierno to begin, start

    empezar a + inf — to start to + inf, start -ing

    me empezó a entrar hambre — I began o started to feel hungry

    2) persona to start

    empezar de nuevo or volver a empezar — to start again

    todo es (cuestión de) empezar — it'll be fine once we/you get started

    empezar a + inf — to start -ing, start to + inf

    empezó a llorar — he began o started to cry

    empezar + ger — to start by -ing

    empezó diciendo que... — she started o began by saying that...

    empezar por + inf — to start o begin by -ing

    empecemos por estudiar el contexto histórico — let's begin o start by looking at the historical context

    3)

    para empezar — first of all, to start with

    2.
    1) <tarea/actividad> to start
    2) <frasco/mermelada> to start, open
    * * *
    = begin, get + started, start, start off, kick off, set out, get + Nombre + underway, get + Posesivo + feet wet, set in, cut + Posesivo + spurs, commence.

    Ex: This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach.

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex: Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex: If you establish a principle of using the national language, where do you start off?.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'.
    Ex: The person seeking information needs to have all the necessary documentation before setting out, otherwise it could result in considerable expense and much time wasting.
    Ex: The author describes two surveys which the IFLA Section has been involved in to acquire the information necessary to get the project underway.
    Ex: Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    Ex: Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex: Lorene, who cut her spurs fighting for equal pay, said she was `absolutely gobsmacked' at having won the award.
    Ex: This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    * acabar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * al empezar = first off.
    * bomba de relojería + empezar la cuenta atrás = time bomb + tick away.
    * empezar a = be on + Posesivo + way to.
    * empezar a acabarse = run + low (on).
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * empezar a arder = catch + fire, catch on + fire.
    * empezar a caer en picado = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a calar en = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a comprender = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a dar carcajadas = burst into + a fit of laughter, burst into + side-splitting laughter.
    * empezar a darse cuenta de = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a debatir = embark on/upon + discussion.
    * empezar a deteriorarse = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a diluviar = the skies + open up.
    * empezar a empeorar = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a faltar = be in short supply, be at a premium.
    * empezar a fumar = take up + smoking.
    * empezar a funcionar = become + operational, get off + the ground, get + rolling, get + things going, get + things rolling, go + live, get + the ball rolling, set + the ball rolling, start + the ball rolling.
    * empezar a gustar la idea = warm up to + the idea.
    * empezar a hablar de = make + noises about, make + a noise about.
    * empezar a imprimir = go to + press.
    * empezar a ir bien = fall into + place.
    * empezar a irse al garete = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a jugar mejor = get back into + the game.
    * empezar Algo = get + Nombre + started.
    * empezar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * empezar a mejorar = turn + a corner, take + a turn, take + a turn for the better.
    * empezar a pensar en = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * empezar a reírse a carcajadas = burst into + a fit of laughter, burst into + side-splitting laughter.
    * empezar a resquebrajarse = develop + cracks.
    * empezar a saltar las lágrimas = eyes + start to well up with tears, eyes + start to well up.
    * empezar a sudar por el esfuerzo = work up + a sweat, work up + a lather.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * empezar a tener sentido = become + meaningful.
    * empezar a trabajar = take + job.
    * empezar a tratar = scratch + the surface of, scrape + the surface.
    * empezar a utilizarse = come into + use.
    * empezar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing, hit + the ground running.
    * empezar de cero = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar de nuevo = a fresh start, start over, make + a fresh start.
    * empezar desde = work from, set out from.
    * empezar desde cero = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar la casa por el tejado = tail wagging the dog.
    * empezar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * empezar por el final = work back from.
    * empezar por el principio = start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * empezar por lo más difícil = plunge in at + the deep end.
    * empezar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * empezar una nueva etapa en la vida = turn over + a new page, turn over + a new leaf.
    * enseñanza antes de empezar el trabajo = pre-service education.
    * hay que empezar por el principio = first things must come first.
    * bebé que empieza a andar = toddler.
    * para empezar = for one, initially, to start with, to begin with, for starters, first off.
    * terminar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * una buena forma de empezar = a good way to start.
    * una manera de empezar = a foot in the door.
    * volver a empezar = return to + the drawing boards, back to the drawing board, a fresh start, start over, go back to + square one, be back to square one.
    * volver a empezar de cero = be back to square one, go back to + square one.

    * * *
    empezar [A6 ]
    vi
    A
    1 «película/conferencia/invierno» to begin, start
    el curso empieza el 16 the course begins o ( frml) commences on the 16th
    ¿con qué letra empieza? what is the first letter?, what letter does it begin with?
    al empezar el siglo at the turn of the century
    ya han empezado los fríos the cold weather has arrived o started
    2 empezar A + INF to start to + INF, start -ING
    ha empezado a nevar it has started snowing, it has started to snow
    le empezó a entrar hambre she began o started to feel hungry
    empezó a hervir it began boiling o to boil, it came to the boil, it started boiling o to boil
    le han empezado a salir espinillas she's getting o starting to get pimples
    empieza a ser imposible conseguirlo it is becoming impossible to get it
    B «persona»
    ¿cuándo empieza la nueva secretaria? when is the new secretary starting?, when does the new secretary start?
    empezó de aprendiz he started o began as an apprentice
    tendremos que empezar de nuevo or volver a empezar we'll have to start again
    todo es (cuestión de) empezar it'll be fine once we/you get started
    ¡ya empezamos otra vez! here we go again!
    empezar POR algo/algn:
    empecemos por el principio let's begin o start at the beginning
    empezó por la pared del fondo he started o began with the back wall
    no sabe por dónde empezar she doesn't know where to begin o start
    vamos a empezar por ti let's start with you
    2 empezar A + INF to start -ING, start to + INF
    cuando empezó a hablar se le fueron los nervios once she started o began talking, her nervousness disappeared
    tenía dos años cuando empezó a hablar she started talking when she was two
    empezó a llorar he began o started to cry
    3 empezar + GER to start BY -ING
    empezó diciendo que sería breve she started o began by saying that she would be brief
    empezó trabajando de mecánico he started by working as a mechanic, he started out as a mechanic
    4 empezar POR + INF to start o begin BY -ING
    empieza por sentarte begin o start by taking a seat, take a seat first
    se empieza por marinar la carne first marinade the meat
    empecemos por estudiar el contexto histórico let's begin o start by looking at the historical context
    C
    para empezar: para empezar, me parece un disparate for a start o for one thing, I think it's a ridiculous idea
    para empezar, ¿quién te dio permiso para leer mi correspondencia? who gave you permission to read my letters anyway?
    para empezar, hay que limpiar la superficie first of all o to start with, you have to clean the surface
    ■ empezar
    vt
    A ‹tarea/actividad› to start
    se debe empezar el día con un buen desayuno you should start o begin the day with a good breakfast
    ¿ya empezaste el tercer capítulo? have you started chapter three yet?
    B ‹frasco/lata/mermelada› to start, open
    no empieces otra botella don't start o open another bottle
    ¿podemos empezar este jamón? can we start on this ham?
    * * *

     

    empezar ( conjugate empezar) verbo intransitivo
    1 [película/conferencia/invierno] to begin, start;
    ◊ empezó a nevar it started to snow o snowing

    2 [ persona] to start;

    todo es cuestión de empezar it'll be fine once we/you get started;
    no sé por dónde empezar I don't know where to begin;
    vamos a empezar por ti let's start with you;
    empezar a hacer algo to start doing sth, start to do sth;
    empezó diciendo que … she started o began by saying that …;
    empezó trabajando de mecánico he started out as a mechanic;
    empecemos por estudiar el contexto histórico let's begin o start by looking at the historical context
    3

    verbo transitivo
    a) ‹tarea/actividad› to start

    b) ‹frasco/mermelada› to start, open

    empezar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo
    1 (dar principio a una actividad) to begin, start: aún no hemos empezado a comer, we still haven't started to eat
    para empezar, first of all: para empezar, eso que dices no es cierto, to begin with what you're saying is just not true
    no empieces con tus tonterías, don't start being stupid again
    2 (un paquete, una caja) to open, start: la caja de galletas está sin empezar, the box of biscuits hasn't been opened yet
    3 (tener principio) to start: la película empieza a las diez, the film starts at ten o'clock ➣ Ver nota en begin y start
    ♦ Locuciones: ya empezamos, here we go again
    ' empezar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adormecerse
    - arrancar
    - cada
    - cobrar
    - compilación
    - echar
    - echarse
    - ponerse
    - pronta
    - pronto
    - romper
    - soltarse
    - trabar
    - vaya
    - volver
    - ya
    - a
    - aclarar
    - cero
    - empiece
    - entrar
    - incendiar
    - largar
    - poner
    English:
    begin
    - branch out
    - clean up
    - cotton on
    - daunt
    - fail
    - flying
    - get
    - grow
    - impatient
    - kick off
    - nervous
    - open
    - pipe up
    - place
    - set off
    - spring
    - square
    - start
    - start off
    - start up
    - strike up
    - take off
    - take up
    - thing
    - turn
    - afresh
    - beginning
    - ground
    - into
    - keen
    - kick
    - originate
    - over
    - rampage
    - roll
    - scratch
    - strike
    - suppose
    - undone
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    to begin, to start;
    empezó la conferencia dando la bienvenida a los asistentes she began o started her speech by welcoming everyone there;
    todavía no hemos empezado el colegio we still haven't started school;
    empecé el libro, pero no lo conseguí acabar I started (reading) the book, but didn't manage to finish it;
    hemos empezado la tarta we've started the cake;
    empezaron otra botella de vino they started o opened another bottle of wine
    ♦ vi
    to begin, to start (a/por to/by);
    la clase empieza a las diez the class begins o starts at ten o'clock;
    ¿a qué hora empieza el partido? what time does the game start?;
    el concierto empezó tarde the concert started late;
    la película empieza con una escena muy violenta the film begins with a very violent scene;
    tuvieron que empezar de nuevo they had to start again;
    el aprender a nadar, todo es empezar with swimming, getting started is half the battle;
    ¡no empieces!, ¡ya hemos discutido este tema lo suficiente! don't you start, we've spent long enough on this subject already!;
    ¡ya empezamos con el vecino y su música! here we go again with our neighbour and his music!;
    al empezar la reunión when the meeting started o began;
    al empezar resulta un poco difícil it's quite hard at first o to begin with;
    en noviembre empezó a hacer frío it started getting colder in November;
    empezó pidiendo disculpas por su retraso she started o began by apologizing for being late;
    empezar por: empieza por el salón, yo haré la cocina you start on the living-room, I'll do the kitchen;
    empieza por aflojar los tornillos first, loosen the screws, start o begin by loosening the screws;
    empieza por portarte bien, y ya hablaremos first you start behaving well, then we'll talk;
    para empezar: para empezar, sopa I'd like soup for starters o to start with;
    para empezar, habrá que comprar los billetes first of all o to start with, we'll have to buy the tickets;
    no me gusta, para empezar, es demasiado pequeño I don't like it, it's too small to start with
    * * *
    I v/t start, begin
    II v/i
    1 start, begin;
    empezar a hacer algo start to do sth, start doing sth;
    empezar por hacer algo start o begin by doing sth;
    empezar por alguien start with s.o.;
    para empezar to begin with;
    ya empezamos fam here we go again
    * * *
    empezar {29} v
    comenzar: to start, to begin
    * * *
    empezar vb to start / to begin [pt. began; pp. begun]

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  • 17 graciosamente

    adv.
    1 graciously, gratefully, kindly, gratuitously.
    2 gracefully, stylishly, elegantly, graciously.
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=con encanto) gracefully; (=con elegancia) pleasingly, elegantly
    2) (=con humor) funnily, amusingly; (=con agudeza) wittily; (=payaseando) comically
    * * *
    1) <moverse/bailar> gracefully
    2) < expresarse> amusingly
    3) <conceder/otorgar> graciously
    * * *
    Ex. You should be a comedian, you look funny, you sound funny, you act funny, and your body even functions funnily.
    * * *
    1) <moverse/bailar> gracefully
    2) < expresarse> amusingly
    3) <conceder/otorgar> graciously
    * * *

    Ex: You should be a comedian, you look funny, you sound funny, you act funny, and your body even functions funnily.

    * * *
    A ‹moverse/bailar› gracefully
    B ‹expresarse› amusingly
    una historia graciosamente contada an amusingly related story
    C ‹conceder/otorgar› graciously

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  • 18 grandeza

    f.
    1 (great) size.
    en toda su grandeza in all its splendor o grandeur
    2 generosity, graciousness.
    3 greatness, grandeur, magnitude, majesty.
    4 largeness, bigness, magnitude.
    * * *
    2 (importancia) greatness
    3 (generosidad) generosity
    \
    grandeza de alma magnanimity
    grandeza de ánimo moral courage
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=nobleza) nobility

    la grandeza de su acción humanitaria — the nobility o greatness of his humanitarian action

    grandeza de alma o espíritu — magnanimity

    2) [de artista etc] greatness
    3) (=esplendidez) grandness, impressiveness; (=ostentación) grandeur, magnificence
    4) (=personas) grandees pl
    5) (=rango) status of grandee
    6) (=tamaño) size; (=gran tamaño) bigness; (=magnitud) magnitude
    * * *
    1) (excelencia, nobleza) nobility
    2)
    a) ( dignidad de Grande) rank of grandee
    * * *
    Ex. Log cabins were considered symbols of democracy and the frontier spirit, and President Abraham Lincoln was viewed as a symbol of unity, hope, and the American dream of rising from a humble background to greatness.
    ----
    * antigua grandeza = Posesivo + former glory.
    * darse aires de grandeza = give + Reflexivo + such airs, aggrandise + Reflexivo.
    * recuperar + Posesivo + antigua grandeza = regain + Posesivo + former glory.
    * restituir Algo a su antigua grandeza = restore + Nombre + to + Posesivo + former glory.
    * * *
    1) (excelencia, nobleza) nobility
    2)
    a) ( dignidad de Grande) rank of grandee
    * * *

    Ex: Log cabins were considered symbols of democracy and the frontier spirit, and President Abraham Lincoln was viewed as a symbol of unity, hope, and the American dream of rising from a humble background to greatness.

    * antigua grandeza = Posesivo + former glory.
    * darse aires de grandeza = give + Reflexivo + such airs, aggrandise + Reflexivo.
    * recuperar + Posesivo + antigua grandeza = regain + Posesivo + former glory.
    * restituir Algo a su antigua grandeza = restore + Nombre + to + Posesivo + former glory.

    * * *
    A (excelencia, nobleza) nobility
    Compuestos:
    ( liter); magnanimity
    ( liter); courage, valor* ( liter)
    B
    1 (dignidad de Grande) rank of grandee
    2
    (conjunto de Grandes): la grandeza the (Spanish) nobility, the (Spanish) grandees
    * * *

    grandeza sustantivo femenino
    1 (excelencia, nobleza) nobility;

    grandeza de ánimo (liter) valor( conjugate valor) (liter)
    2


    ◊ la grandeza the (Spanish) nobility o grandees

    grandeza sustantivo femenino
    1 (altura moral, generosidad) greatness
    2 (majestad y poder) grandeur
    delirios de grandeza, delusions of grandeur
    ' grandeza' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    delirio
    - aire
    English:
    delusion
    - grandeur
    - greatness
    * * *
    1. [de tamaño] (great) size
    2. [esplendor] magnificence, grandeur;
    en toda su grandeza in all its splendour o grandeur
    3. [de sentimientos] generosity, graciousness;
    aceptó su derrota con grandeza he accepted defeat graciously, he was gracious in defeat;
    grandeza de espíritu generosity of spirit, magnanimity
    4. Esp [dignidad] rank of grandee
    5. Esp [nobles]
    la grandeza the Spanish nobility
    * * *
    f greatness
    * * *
    1) magnitud: greatness, size
    2) : nobility
    3) : generosity, graciousness
    4) : grandeur, magnificence

    Spanish-English dictionary > grandeza

  • 19 gratamente

    adv.
    1 graciously, gratefully, in a kind of benevolent manner.
    2 pleasantly, pleasurably.
    * * *
    ► adverbio
    1 pleasantly
    * * *
    ADV pleasantly, pleasingly
    * * *
    Ex. Gratifyingly often, their reaction is delight and gratitude.
    * * *

    Ex: Gratifyingly often, their reaction is delight and gratitude.

    * * *
    pleasantly
    * * *
    1. [agradablemente] pleasingly;
    estoy gratamente impresionado I am pleasantly surprised, I am favourably impressed
    2. [con agrado] with pleasure

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  • 20 negociación

    f.
    negotiation, business deal, deal, business transaction.
    * * *
    1 negotiation
    \
    negociación colectiva collective bargaining
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF [gen] negotiation; (=transacción) deal, transaction; [de cheque] clearance
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Pol, Rels Labs) negotiation
    b) (Fin) negotiation
    2) (Méx) ( empresa) business
    * * *
    = negotiation, haggling, bargaining.
    Ex. Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.
    Ex. The formal ending of the agreement has ushered in a period of haggling between authors and agents over the renegotiation of contracts.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Participatory something or other through bargaining'.
    ----
    * abrir una negociación = open up + negotiation.
    * capacidad de negociación = bargaining power.
    * grupo de negociación = bargaining unit.
    * iniciar una negociación = open + discussion.
    * mesa de negociaciones = bargaining table, negotiation table.
    * negociación bilateral = bilateral negotiation.
    * negociación colectiva = collective bargaining.
    * negociación de deudas = debt settlement, debt negotiation.
    * negociaciones de paz = peace negotiations, peace talks.
    * negociación multilateral = multi-lateral negotiation.
    * negociación salarial = wage negotiation.
    * poder de negociación = bargaining power.
    * ronda de negociaciones = round of negotiations.
    * una negociación justa = a square deal.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Pol, Rels Labs) negotiation
    b) (Fin) negotiation
    2) (Méx) ( empresa) business
    * * *
    = negotiation, haggling, bargaining.

    Ex: Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.

    Ex: The formal ending of the agreement has ushered in a period of haggling between authors and agents over the renegotiation of contracts.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Participatory something or other through bargaining'.
    * abrir una negociación = open up + negotiation.
    * capacidad de negociación = bargaining power.
    * grupo de negociación = bargaining unit.
    * iniciar una negociación = open + discussion.
    * mesa de negociaciones = bargaining table, negotiation table.
    * negociación bilateral = bilateral negotiation.
    * negociación colectiva = collective bargaining.
    * negociación de deudas = debt settlement, debt negotiation.
    * negociaciones de paz = peace negotiations, peace talks.
    * negociación multilateral = multi-lateral negotiation.
    * negociación salarial = wage negotiation.
    * poder de negociación = bargaining power.
    * ronda de negociaciones = round of negotiations.
    * una negociación justa = a square deal.

    * * *
    A ( Pol, Rels Labs) negotiation
    la ruptura de las negociaciones the breakdown of negotiations o talks
    Compuestos:
    collective bargaining
    pay bargaining
    fpl pay bargaining o negotiations
    B (de valores, títulos) negotiation
    C ( Méx) (empresa) business
    * * *

     

    negociación sustantivo femenino
    1 (Pol, Rels Labs) negotiation
    2 (Méx) ( empresa) business
    negociación sustantivo femenino negotiation
    ' negociación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    concesión
    - desbloquear
    - exclusión
    - fleco
    - interlocutor
    - interlocutora
    - intermediario
    - retirarse
    - romper
    - romperse
    - sigilo
    - cerrar
    - estancarse
    - fase
    - parte
    English:
    clinch
    - close off
    - defuse
    - negotiating
    - negotiation
    - sales talk
    - stall
    - unsuccessful
    * * *
    1. [para obtener acuerdo]
    el primer ministro participó en la negociación del acuerdo the prime minister was involved in negotiating the agreement;
    negociaciones negotiations
    negociación colectiva collective bargaining;
    negociaciones colectivas round of collective bargaining;
    negociaciones de paz peace talks;
    negociación salarial pay bargaining;
    negociaciones salariales wage negotiations, pay talks
    2. Bolsa trading
    3. Méx [empresa] business
    * * *
    f negotiation;
    negociaciones pl talks, negotiations
    * * *
    1) : negotiation
    2)
    negociación colectiva : collective bargaining
    * * *
    negociación n negotiation

    Spanish-English dictionary > negociación

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