Translation: from spanish

hereafter

  • 1 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
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    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
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    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
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    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

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    a
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
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    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 2 a continuación

    adv.
    1 from now on, hereafter, later on, next.
    2 below.
    * * *
    next
    * * *
    * * *
    (adj.) = next, then, in the following, herewith
    Ex. In each class the most significant facet is placed first, the next most significant next, and so on.
    Ex. A set of government publications could be filed alphabetically by the issuing bureau, and then by title of the particular series in numerical order.
    Ex. In fields unfamiliar to one, it is advisable to proceed according to the routine outlined in the following.
    Ex. Concepts and guidelines basic to the formulation of an acquisitions policy for continuations are herewith explained.
    * * *
    (que se menciona) a continuación

    Ex: These are discussed in more detail below.

    (adj.) = next, then, in the following, herewith

    Ex: In each class the most significant facet is placed first, the next most significant next, and so on.

    Ex: A set of government publications could be filed alphabetically by the issuing bureau, and then by title of the particular series in numerical order.
    Ex: In fields unfamiliar to one, it is advisable to proceed according to the routine outlined in the following.
    Ex: Concepts and guidelines basic to the formulation of an acquisitions policy for continuations are herewith explained.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a continuación

  • 3 a partir de entonces

    = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on
    Ex. By 1960 a draft code had been produced, and from this time on, British and American Committees co-operated closely.
    Ex. Later cataloguing codes have tended to regard filing as a separate issue, and hereafter, special codes for filing are evident.
    Ex. At the two extremes, the order may simply be decided for each topic as and when it arises, and followed thereafter.
    Ex. No further developments in binding technology took place until the 1850s, whereafter most of the innovators were American, not English.
    Ex. Until the mid seventeenth century compositors generally sat to their work, but from then on it became more usual to compose standing up, an easier position for fast work.
    Ex. From 1751 to 1766 he copied out the details of all the various processes in two books, which were thenceforth kept in the factory's archives.
    Ex. Henceforth the inventory function was no longer to be a part of the functions of the library's catalog.
    Ex. Compound interest is the concept of adding accumulated interest back to the principal, so that interest is earned on interest from that moment on.
    * * *
    = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on

    Ex: By 1960 a draft code had been produced, and from this time on, British and American Committees co-operated closely.

    Ex: Later cataloguing codes have tended to regard filing as a separate issue, and hereafter, special codes for filing are evident.
    Ex: At the two extremes, the order may simply be decided for each topic as and when it arises, and followed thereafter.
    Ex: No further developments in binding technology took place until the 1850s, whereafter most of the innovators were American, not English.
    Ex: Until the mid seventeenth century compositors generally sat to their work, but from then on it became more usual to compose standing up, an easier position for fast work.
    Ex: From 1751 to 1766 he copied out the details of all the various processes in two books, which were thenceforth kept in the factory's archives.
    Ex: Henceforth the inventory function was no longer to be a part of the functions of the library's catalog.
    Ex: Compound interest is the concept of adding accumulated interest back to the principal, so that interest is earned on interest from that moment on.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a partir de entonces

  • 4 adelante

    adv.
    1 forward, ahead.
    sacar adelante to rescue (proyecto, empresa)
    salimos adelante we put our problems behind us
    2 before, in front.
    intj.
    1 come in.
    2 go on, carry on, go ahead, move on.
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: adelantar.
    * * *
    1 forward, further
    1 (pase) come in!
    2 (siga) go ahead!, carry on!
    \
    de aquí en adelante from here on
    en adelante henceforth
    más adelante (tiempo) later on 2 (espacio) further on
    seguir adelante to keep going, carry on
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *
    ADV
    1) [indicando dirección] forward

    echado para adelante — (=inclinado) leaning forward; (=seguro de sí mismo) self-assured

    hacia adelante — forward

    llevar adelante un proyecto — to carry out a project

    sacar adelante una empresa/un espectáculo — to get a company/a show off the ground

    salir adelante — [proyecto, propuesta] to go ahead

    seguir adelante — to go on

    antes de seguir adelante, ¿hay alguna pregunta? — before I go on, are there any questions?

    paso II, 1., 3)
    2) [indicando posición]

    más adelante — [en una sala] further forward; [en texto] below

    3) [indicando tiempo]

    en adelante — from now on, in future

    en adelante las reuniones serán cada dos añosfrom now on o in future the meetings will be every two years

    de ahora en adelante, de aquí en adelante — from now on

    más adelante — later

    4) [indicando cantidad]

    en adelante — upwards

    5)

    ¡adelante! — [autorizando a entrar] come in!; [animando a seguir] go on!, carry on!; (Mil) forward!

    6)

    adelante de LAm in front of

    * * *
    a) (expresando dirección, movimiento) forward

    para/hacia adelante — forward

    b) (lugar, posición)

    se sentó adelante — ( en coche) she sat in front; (en clase, cine) she sat at the front

    más adelante la calle se bifurca — further on, the road forks

    tiene un bolsillo adelante — (esp AmL) it has a pocket at the front

    de hoy en adelanteas of o from today

    3)

    adelante de — (loc prep) (AmL)

    a) ( en lugar anterior a) in front of

    adelante de mí/ti/él — in front of me/you/him

    b) ( en presencia de) in front of
    4)

    adelante!(como interj) ( autorizando la entrada) come in!; ( ordenando marchar) forward!; ( invitando a continuar) go on!, carry on!

    * * *
    = ahead.
    Ex. He glanced casually at the ill-balanced frontages of the buildings ahead that stretched on and on until they melded in an indistinguishable mass of gray at Laurence Street.
    ----
    * ¡adelante! = go for it!.
    * ayudar a Alguien a salir adelante = help + Nombre + get on + Posesivo + feet.
    * cuya fecha se anunciará más adelante = at a time to be announced later.
    * cuya fecha se determinará más adelante = at a time to be determined later.
    * dar un paso adelante = step up.
    * de ahora en adelante = from now on, from this point on.
    * de atrás para adelante = back and forth.
    * de hoy en adelante = as from today.
    * desde + Fecha/Lugar + en adelante = from + Fecha/Lugar + onward(s).
    * desde hoy en adelante = as from today.
    * desde mitad de + Expresión Temporal + en adelante = from the mid + Expresión Temporal + onwards.
    * en adelante = forward [forwards].
    * Fecha + en adelante = Fecha + onwards.
    * gran salto adelante = giant leap, great leap forward.
    * hacia adelante = onward(s), straight ahead, straight on.
    * hacia adelante y hacia atrás = to and fro.
    * hay que seguir adelante = the show must go on.
    * llevar adelante = go ahead with, carry on, carry out.
    * más adelante = later, further along, later on, in due time, at a later date.
    * mirar adelante = look + straight ahead.
    * paso adelante = step up.
    * paso hacia adelante = step forward.
    * resignarse y seguir adelante = bite + the bullet.
    * salir adelante = make + ends meet, keep + the wolves from the door, get + unstuck.
    * salir adelante a duras penas = eke out + a living, scratch (out) + a living, scrape + a living, eke out + an existence.
    * salir adelante en la vida, = get on in + life.
    * seguir adelante = go forward, forge + ahead, forge + forward, go ahead, go straight ahead, carry through, move along, move forward, press forward (with), move + forward, continue on + Posesivo + way, move on.
    * seguir adelante con = go ahead with, stick with.
    * ser un gran paso adelante = be half the battle.
    * y más adelante = and beyond.
    * * *
    a) (expresando dirección, movimiento) forward

    para/hacia adelante — forward

    b) (lugar, posición)

    se sentó adelante — ( en coche) she sat in front; (en clase, cine) she sat at the front

    más adelante la calle se bifurca — further on, the road forks

    tiene un bolsillo adelante — (esp AmL) it has a pocket at the front

    de hoy en adelanteas of o from today

    3)

    adelante de — (loc prep) (AmL)

    a) ( en lugar anterior a) in front of

    adelante de mí/ti/él — in front of me/you/him

    b) ( en presencia de) in front of
    4)

    adelante!(como interj) ( autorizando la entrada) come in!; ( ordenando marchar) forward!; ( invitando a continuar) go on!, carry on!

    * * *

    Ex: He glanced casually at the ill-balanced frontages of the buildings ahead that stretched on and on until they melded in an indistinguishable mass of gray at Laurence Street.

    * ¡adelante! = go for it!.
    * ayudar a Alguien a salir adelante = help + Nombre + get on + Posesivo + feet.
    * cuya fecha se anunciará más adelante = at a time to be announced later.
    * cuya fecha se determinará más adelante = at a time to be determined later.
    * dar un paso adelante = step up.
    * de ahora en adelante = from now on, from this point on.
    * de atrás para adelante = back and forth.
    * de hoy en adelante = as from today.
    * desde + Fecha/Lugar + en adelante = from + Fecha/Lugar + onward(s).
    * desde hoy en adelante = as from today.
    * desde mitad de + Expresión Temporal + en adelante = from the mid + Expresión Temporal + onwards.
    * en adelante = forward [forwards].
    * Fecha + en adelante = Fecha + onwards.
    * gran salto adelante = giant leap, great leap forward.
    * hacia adelante = onward(s), straight ahead, straight on.
    * hacia adelante y hacia atrás = to and fro.
    * hay que seguir adelante = the show must go on.
    * llevar adelante = go ahead with, carry on, carry out.
    * más adelante = later, further along, later on, in due time, at a later date.
    * mirar adelante = look + straight ahead.
    * paso adelante = step up.
    * paso hacia adelante = step forward.
    * resignarse y seguir adelante = bite + the bullet.
    * salir adelante = make + ends meet, keep + the wolves from the door, get + unstuck.
    * salir adelante a duras penas = eke out + a living, scratch (out) + a living, scrape + a living, eke out + an existence.
    * salir adelante en la vida, = get on in + life.
    * seguir adelante = go forward, forge + ahead, forge + forward, go ahead, go straight ahead, carry through, move along, move forward, press forward (with), move + forward, continue on + Posesivo + way, move on.
    * seguir adelante con = go ahead with, stick with.
    * ser un gran paso adelante = be half the battle.
    * y más adelante = and beyond.

    * * *
    1 (expresando dirección, movimiento) forward
    muévelo para/hacia adelante move it forward
    sigamos adelante let's go on
    llevar algo adelante to carry on with sth
    desistí de llevar adelante mis averiguaciones I decided not to carry on with my inquiries o ( frml) not to pursue my inquiries further
    2
    (lugar, parte): más adelante la calle se bifurca further on, the road forks
    [ S ] ver explicación más adelante see explanation below
    la fila dos es muy adelante the second row is too far forward o is too near the front
    ¿cuál es la parte de adelante? which is the front?
    tiene un bolsillo adelante ( esp AmL); it has a pocket at the front
    B
    (en el tiempo): más adelante later
    trataremos ese tema más adelante we will deal with that subject later (on) o at a later date
    en adelante from now on, in future
    de hoy en adelante as from today
    C
    1 (en lugar anterior a) in front of
    adelante de mí/ti/él or ( crit) adelante mío/tuyo/suyo in front of me/you/him
    colocó su silla adelante de la mía she put her chair in front of mine
    2 (en presencia de) in front of
    D
    ¡adelante! ( como interj) (autorizando la entrada) come in!; (ordenando marchar) foward!; (invitando a continuar) go on!, carry on!
    * * *

     

    Del verbo adelantar: ( conjugate adelantar)

    adelanté es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    adelante es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

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

    Multiple Entries:
    adelantar    
    adelante
    adelantar ( conjugate adelantar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a)fecha/viaje to bring forward

    b)pieza/fichato move … forward

    2 ( sobrepasar) to overtake, pass
    3
    a) relojto put … forward

    b) balónto pass … forward


    4 ( conseguir) to gain;

    verbo intransitivo
    1


    2 (Auto) to pass, overtake (BrE)
    adelantarse verbo pronominal
    1



    2

    [verano/frío] to arrive early

    3 ( anticiparse):

    adelantese a los acontecimientos to jump the gun;
    yo iba a pagar, pero él se me adelantó I was going to pay, but he beat me to it
    adelante adverbio
    1 ( en el espacio)
    a) (expresando dirección, movimiento) forward;

    para/hacia adelante forward;

    seguir adelante to go on;
    ¡adelante! ( como interj) ( autorizando la entrada) come in!;

    ( ordenando marchar) forward!
    b) (lugar, posición):



    (en clase, cine) she sat at the front;
    más adelante la calle se bifurca further on, the road forks;

    la parte de adelante the front
    2 ( en el tiempo):

    (de ahora) en adelante from now on;
    de hoy en adelante as of o from today
    3

    adelantar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to move o bring forward
    (un reloj) to put forward
    figurado to advance: no adelantas nada ocultándoselo, you won't get anything by concealing it from him
    2 (sobrepasar a un coche, a alguien) to overtake
    3 (una fecha, una convocatoria) to bring forward
    fig (hacer predicciones) adelantar acontecimientos, to get ahead of oneself
    no adelantemos acontecimientos, let's not cross the bridge before we come to it
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 to advance
    2 (progresar) to make progress: hemos adelantado mucho en una hora, we've made a lot of progress in one hour
    3 (reloj) to be fast
    adelante
    I adverbio forward
    más adelante, (más lejos) further on
    (más tarde) later: no puedo creer que lleven adelante una ley tan injusta, I can't believe they are going ahead with such an unjust law
    seguiremos adelante con la investigación, we'll carry on with the research
    II exclamación ¡adelante!, come in!
    ' adelante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ahora
    - hacia
    - invertir
    - llevar
    - proporcionar
    - reservarse
    - sacar
    - sino
    - vencer
    - abatible
    - ahí
    - aquí
    - delante
    - hablar
    - inclinar
    - ir
    - luchar
    - muy
    - paso
    - revés
    - salir
    - seguir
    English:
    ahead
    - along
    - battle
    - bootstrap
    - breakthrough
    - carry
    - carry on
    - carry through
    - come forward
    - day
    - despite
    - fact
    - forge
    - forward
    - further
    - future
    - go through with
    - henceforth
    - hereafter
    - hereinafter
    - lead on
    - lean forward
    - move on
    - now
    - onward
    - onwards
    - over
    - press ahead
    - prosecute
    - pull through
    - push ahead
    - push on
    - qualm
    - step forward
    - step inside
    - straighten out
    - tip
    - weigh up
    - win through
    - backward
    - beyond
    - encourage
    - fall
    - forth
    - front
    - get
    - go
    - grim
    - hence
    - jerk
    * * *
    adv
    1. [movimiento] forward, ahead;
    echarse adelante to lean forward;
    dar un paso adelante to step forward;
    hacia adelante forwards;
    no se puede seguir adelante porque la carretera está cortada we can't go on because the road is closed
    2. [en el tiempo]
    de este año en adelante from this year on;
    en adelante, llame antes de entrar in future, knock before coming in;
    más adelante ampliaremos el negocio later on, we'll expand the business;
    mirar adelante to look ahead
    3. [posición]
    los asientos de adelante the front seats;
    más adelante se encuentra el centro de cálculo further on is the computer centre;
    prefiero sentarme adelante [en coche] I'd rather sit in the front;
    [en teatro, cine] I'd rather sit towards the front;
    más adelante [en camino] further on;
    [en teatro, cine] further forward; [en texto] below, later;
    se encuentra camino adelante it's further along o down the road
    adelante de loc prep
    Am in front of;
    Pablo se sienta adelante de mí Pablo sits in front of me
    interj
    [¡siga!] go ahead!; [¡pase!] come in!
    * * *
    I adv
    1 en espacio forward;
    un paso adelante tb fig a step forward;
    de persona succeed; de proyecto go ahead;
    seguir adelante carry on, keep going;
    ¡adelante! come in!
    2 en tiempo
    :
    más adelante later on;
    aquí en adelante from now on
    II prp
    :
    adelante de L.Am. in front of
    * * *
    1) : ahead, in front, forward
    2)
    más adelante : further on, later on
    3)
    ¡adelante! : come in!
    * * *
    adelante1 adv forward
    adelante2 interj
    1. (para entrar) come in!
    2. (para dar ánimo) carry on!

    Spanish-English dictionary > adelante

  • 5 ahora

    adv.
    1 now.
    ahora mismo right now
    ahora es el momento de… now is the time to…
    ahora o nunca it's now or never
    a partir de ahora, de ahora en adelante from now on
    ahora que lo dices,… now (that) you mention it,…
    ahora que soy más viejo, ya no pienso igual now (that) I'm older I think differently
    hasta ahora sólo se han presentado dos voluntarios so far only two people have volunteered
    por ahora for the time being
    2 just now, a few minutes ago (hace poco).
    he leído tu mensaje ahora I've just read your message
    se acaban de marchar ahora mismo they just left a few moments ago, they've just left
    conj.
    but, however (pero).
    * * *
    2 (hace un momento) just a moment ago
    3 (dentro de un momento) in a minute, shortly
    1 (adversativa) however
    gana poco; ahora, tampoco trabaja mucho he doesn't earn very much; but then, he doesn't work very hard
    \
    ahora bien but, however
    ahora o nunca now or never
    hasta ahora until now, so far
    por ahora for the time being
    * * *
    adv.
    1) now
    - hasta ahora
    * * *
    1. ADV
    1) (=en este momento) now

    de ahora en adelantefrom now on

    de ahora — of today

    la juventud de ahora — the youth of today, today's youth

    desde ahora — from now on

    hasta ahora — up to now, so far

    ahora mismoright now

    a partir de ahora — from now on

    por ahora — for the moment, for now

    ahora quenow that

    ahora que lo pienso — come to think of it, now that I think of it

    ahora resulta que... — now it turns out that...

    ahora sí que me voy — I'm definitely going this time

    2) (=hace poco) just now

    ahora tiempo Chile a while ago

    ahora último Chile recently

    3) (=enseguida) in a minute

    ahora mismo voy — I'll be right there, I'll be there in a minute

    ¡hasta ahora! — see you in a minute!

    2. CONJ
    1) (=sin embargo)

    ahora, yo entiendo que eso no fue lo acordado — I understand, though, that that is not what was agreed

    es muy barato; ahora, si no te gusta no lo compro — it's very cheap; then again, if you don't like it I won't buy it

    ahora bienhowever

    ahora quealthough

    es listo, ahora que bastante vago — he's bright, although quite lazy

    2) [uso distributivo]

    ahora la quitan, ahora la ponen — one minute they take it away, the next they put it back

    la ducha escocesa, ahora caliente, ahora fría — the Scottish shower - one minute hot, the next cold

    * * *
    1)

    hasta ahoraso far o up to now

    de ahora en adelante or desde ahora — from now on

    b) (inmediatamente, pronto)

    hasta ahora! — (esp Esp) see you soon!

    c) ( hace un momento) a moment ago

    ahora último — (Chi) recently

    2)

    ésta es mi sugerencia. Ahora, si tú tienes una idea mejor... — that's my advice. Of course, if you have a better idea...

    b)
    * * *
    = now, in present times, at present time, at this moment in time.
    Ex. The article 'The ABC of CD: where is CD-ROM now?' is a basic introduction to CD-ROMs.
    Ex. The question of ideological thought (in the sense of a veiled interest-determined trend of thought) is again rearing its head in present times.
    Ex. The research project explored the ways in which information is used in the UK at present time.
    Ex. While people dominate at this moment in time, they are altering their environment and, at some future point, will become extinct, giving way to dominance by another organism.
    ----
    * ahora bien = now.
    * ahora más que nunca = now more than ever.
    * ahora mismo = right now, just now.
    * ahora que lo menciono = speaking of which.
    * ahora que pienso... = while I think of it....
    * antes de ahora = before now.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y + Cuantificador + algunos años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * de ahora en adelante = from now on, from this point on.
    * desde + Fecha + hasta ahora = from + Fecha + to the present.
    * el mejor hasta ahora = the best yet.
    * el mejor que ha hecho hasta ahora = Posesivo + best yet.
    * entonces al igual que ahora = then as now.
    * hasta ahora = as yet, hitherto, so far, thus far, to date, up to now, yet, heretofore, all along, up to this point, by now, as of today, until now, up until now, up till now, till now.
    * hasta ahora, todo bien = so far, so good.
    * justo ahora = right now, just now.
    * por ahora = as of right now, as yet, at present, at the moment, at this point, for the present, for the time being, just yet, for now, at this time, as of now, at the present, by now, for the nonce.
    * por ahora todo va bien = so far, so good.
    * ¿Y ahora qué? = What's next?, What next?.
    * * *
    1)

    hasta ahoraso far o up to now

    de ahora en adelante or desde ahora — from now on

    b) (inmediatamente, pronto)

    hasta ahora! — (esp Esp) see you soon!

    c) ( hace un momento) a moment ago

    ahora último — (Chi) recently

    2)

    ésta es mi sugerencia. Ahora, si tú tienes una idea mejor... — that's my advice. Of course, if you have a better idea...

    b)
    * * *
    = now, in present times, at present time, at this moment in time.

    Ex: The article 'The ABC of CD: where is CD-ROM now?' is a basic introduction to CD-ROMs.

    Ex: The question of ideological thought (in the sense of a veiled interest-determined trend of thought) is again rearing its head in present times.
    Ex: The research project explored the ways in which information is used in the UK at present time.
    Ex: While people dominate at this moment in time, they are altering their environment and, at some future point, will become extinct, giving way to dominance by another organism.
    * ahora bien = now.
    * ahora más que nunca = now more than ever.
    * ahora mismo = right now, just now.
    * ahora que lo menciono = speaking of which.
    * ahora que pienso... = while I think of it....
    * antes de ahora = before now.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y + Cuantificador + algunos años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * de ahora en adelante = from now on, from this point on.
    * desde + Fecha + hasta ahora = from + Fecha + to the present.
    * el mejor hasta ahora = the best yet.
    * el mejor que ha hecho hasta ahora = Posesivo + best yet.
    * entonces al igual que ahora = then as now.
    * hasta ahora = as yet, hitherto, so far, thus far, to date, up to now, yet, heretofore, all along, up to this point, by now, as of today, until now, up until now, up till now, till now.
    * hasta ahora, todo bien = so far, so good.
    * justo ahora = right now, just now.
    * por ahora = as of right now, as yet, at present, at the moment, at this point, for the present, for the time being, just yet, for now, at this time, as of now, at the present, by now, for the nonce.
    * por ahora todo va bien = so far, so good.
    * ¿Y ahora qué? = What's next?, What next?.

    * * *
    A
    entonces ganaba más que ahora I was earning more then than (I am) now
    ¡ahora me lo dices! now you tell me!
    ahora que está lloviendo se le ocurre salir now that it's raining he wants to go out
    ¡ahora sí que la hemos hecho buena! ( fam); now we've done it! ( colloq), now we've really gone and done it! ( colloq)
    la juventud de ahora young people today, the youth of today
    ahora que lo pienso now I come to think of it
    ahora que lo dices now you (come to) mention it
    problemas hasta ahora insolubles hitherto insoluble problems
    hasta ahora sólo hemos recibido tres ofertas so far o up to now we have only received three offers
    de ahora en adelante or desde ahora from now on
    de entonces a ahora or desde entonces hasta ahora since then, between then and now
    por ahora va todo bien everything's going all right so far
    ¿te puedes arreglar con 1.000 pesos por ahora? can you make do with 1,000 pesos for the time being o for now?
    2
    (inmediatamente, pronto): hazlo ahora mismo do it right now o right away o this instant o this minute
    ahora te lo muestro I'll show it to you in a minute o second o moment
    ¡ahora voy! I'm coming!
    ¡hasta ahora! see you soon!
    3 (hace un momento) a moment ago
    lo acabo de comprar ahora I've just this minute bought it, I just bought it a few moments o minutes ago
    ahora último ( Chi); recently
    ahora tiempo ( Chi); not so long ago
    B
    1 ( indep)
    (con sentido adversativo): ésta es mi sugerencia. Ahora, si tú tienes una idea mejor … that's my advice. Of course, if you have a better idea …
    no pagan mucho. Ahora, el trabajo es muy fácil they don't pay very well. Mind you, it's very easy work
    2
    ahora bien ( indep) however
    * * *

     

    ahora adverbio
    1


    la juventud de ahora young people today;
    hasta ahora so far, up to now;
    de ahora en adelante from now on;
    por ahora for the time being;
    por ahora va todo bien everything's going all right so far
    b) (inmediatamente, pronto):

    ahora mismo right now o away;

    ahora te lo muestro I'll show it to you in a minute o second o moment;
    ¡ahora voy! I'm coming!;
    ¡hasta ahora! (esp Esp) see you soon!

    2

    ahora
    I adverbio
    1 (en este instante) now ➣ Ver nota en now 2 (hace muy poco) ahora mismo acabo de verle, I've just seen him
    (dentro de muy poco) ahora mismo iba a salir, I'm just leaving
    ahora vuelvo, I'll be right back 3 de ahora en adelante, from now on
    hasta ahora, (hasta el momento) until now, so far
    (hasta luego) see you later
    por a., for the time being
    II conj ahora bien, (sin embargo) however
    (admitido esto) well then
    ' ahora' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    actualmente
    - ahorita
    - apear
    - bien
    - consabida
    - consabido
    - derrumbarse
    - desahogo
    - despistada
    - despistado
    - doble
    - estar
    - estirón
    - explicarse
    - golpista
    - hormigueo
    - justa
    - justo
    - ligadura
    - mando
    - media
    - misma
    - mismo
    - mullida
    - mullido
    - paro
    - partir
    - penitencia
    - pereza
    - prematura
    - prematuro
    - que
    - resultar
    - salir
    - servir
    - teléfono
    - tripa
    - ubicarse
    - vaya
    - vestidura
    - vivir
    - acercar
    - adelante
    - aprovechar
    - cuando
    - dejar
    - desear
    - destinado
    - duda
    - enterarse
    English:
    all
    - anything
    - apart
    - at
    - attain
    - billion
    - central
    - colour
    - come
    - currently
    - dad
    - daddy
    - directly
    - else
    - far
    - for
    - forward
    - from
    - fund
    - future
    - granite
    - hence
    - henceforth
    - hereafter
    - hitherto
    - just
    - lease
    - light
    - meantime
    - middle
    - military
    - muddy
    - now
    - occasion
    - on
    - only
    - onward
    - onwards
    - presently
    - procrastinate
    - queer
    - report
    - right
    - shall
    - should
    - step
    - stress
    - study
    - this
    - time
    * * *
    adv
    1. [en el presente] now;
    ahora los jóvenes se entretienen de otra manera young people today have different forms of entertainment;
    ¿no has querido comer? ahora te aguantas hasta la hora de la cena so you didn't eat your lunch up? well, you're just going to have to wait until dinnertime now;
    un territorio hasta ahora inexplorado a region as yet unexplored;
    hasta ahora sólo se han presentado dos voluntarios so far only two people have volunteered;
    Fam
    ahora sí que la hemos fastidiado we've really gone and blown it now;
    Fam
    ahora lo harás porque lo digo yo you'll do it because I jolly well say so;
    ya verás como ahora lo consigues just wait and see, you'll manage it this time;
    ¡ahora caigo! [ahora comprendo] now I understand!;
    [ahora recuerdo] now I remember!;
    ahora mismo right now;
    ahora o nunca it's now or never;
    ahora me entero it's the first I've heard of it, that's news to me;
    ¿sabías que no hace falta hacer eso? – ¡ahora me entero! did you know you don't need to do that? – now you tell me!;
    a partir de ahora, de ahora en adelante from now on;
    RP
    de ahora en más from now on;
    por ahora for the time being;
    por ahora no hemos tenido ningún problema we haven't had any problems so far;
    ahora que lo pienso, no fue una película tan mala come to think of it, it wasn't that bad a film
    2. [pronto] in a second;
    ahora cuando venga descubriremos la verdad we'll find out the truth in a moment, when she gets here;
    ahora voy, déjame terminar let me finish, I'm coming in a minute;
    justo ahora iba a llamarte I was just about to phone o Br ring you this minute;
    lo voy a hacer ahora mismo, en cuanto acabe de planchar I'll do it just as soon as I've finished the ironing
    3. [hace poco] just now, a few minutes ago;
    he leído tu mensaje ahora I've just read your message;
    se acaban de marchar ahora mismo they just left a few moments ago, they've just left
    conj
    1.
    ahora…ahora [ya… ya] [m5]ahora habla, ahora canta one minute she's talking, the next she's singing
    2. [pero] but, however;
    éste es mi plan, ahora, no vengas si no quieres that's my plan, but of course you don't have to come if you don't want to;
    tienes razón, ahora, que la historia no está completa you're right, mind you, the story isn't finished yet
    ahora bien loc conj
    but;
    * * *
    adv
    1 ( pronto) in a moment;
    ¡hasta ahora! see you soon!
    2 (en este momento) now;
    ahora mismo right now;
    por ahora for the present, for the time being;
    desde ahora, de ahora en adelante from now on;
    ahora que now that;
    es ahora o nunca it’s now or never
    3
    :
    ahora bien however;
    y ¿ahora qué?, esperas que … and then you expect …
    * * *
    ahora adv
    1) : now
    2)
    ahora mismo : right now
    3)
    hasta ahora : so far
    4)
    por ahora : for the time being
    * * *
    ahora adv
    2. (enseguida) in a minute / shortly
    ahora vuelvo I'll be back in a minute / I'll be right back
    hasta ahora up to now / so far
    ¡hasta ahora! see you soon!

    Spanish-English dictionary > ahora

  • 6 allá

    1 (lugar) there, over there
    2 (tiempo) back
    \
    allá se las componga that's his problem
    allá tú/vosotros that's your problem
    no muy allá not very good
    * * *
    adv.
    there, over there
    * * *
    ADV
    1) [indicando posición] there, over there; [dirección] (over) there

    allá en Sevilla — down in Seville, over in Seville

    allá lejos — way off in the distance, away over there

    más allá — further away, further over

    no sabe contar más allá de diez — she can't count above ten, she can't count beyond ten

    por allá — thereabouts

    vamos allá — let's go there

    ¡allá voy! — I'm coming!

    no está muy allá[de salud] he isn't very well

    2)

    allá tú — that's up to you, that's your problem

    ¡allá él! — that's his lookout! *, that's his problem!

    3) [indicando tiempo]

    allá en 1600 — back in 1600, way back in 1600, as long ago as 1600

    * * *
    1)

    allá voy! — here I come/go!

    más allá de — ( más lejos que) beyond; ( aparte de) over and above

    allá tú/él — that's your/his lookout o problem (colloq)

    no estar muy allá — (Esp fam)

    * * *
    = thither, there.
    Ex. 'Hither, thither, and yon: process in putting courses on the Web' is an article included in an issue devoted to the theme: Technical communication, distance learning, and the World Wide Web.
    Ex. There he became involved in cataloging problems and participated in their public discussion.
    ----
    * ¡allá voy! = here I come!.
    * aparecer aquí y allá en = intersperse.
    * aquí y allá = here and there, odd.
    * correr de acá para allá = rush around.
    * correr de aquí para allá = rush around, run + here and there.
    * de acá para allá = back and forth, to and fro.
    * de aquí para allá = back and forth.
    * de esto, de lo otro y de lo de más allá = about this and that and everything else.
    * el más allá = hereafter.
    * en el más allá = dead and gone.
    * ir de aquí a allá = go out and about.
    * ir de aquí para allá = jump, live out of + a suitcase, run + here and there.
    * ir de aquí para allá sin rumbo fijo = freewheel.
    * ir más allá = go + one stage further.
    * ir más allá de = go beyond, go + deeper than, transcend, get beyond, go far beyond, move + beyond, take + Nombre + a/one step further/farther, go + past.
    * ir poco más allá de + Infinitivo = go little further than + Gerundio.
    * más allá = further than, farther, yonder, beyond that.
    * más allá de = beyond, beyond all, past, beyond the range of.
    * más allá de eso = beyond that.
    * más allá de ninguna duda = beyond doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de toda duda = beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * más allá, el = afterlife [after-life], land of the dead, the.
    * moverse de aquí para allá = move about.
    * que toca aquí y allá = wandering.
    * y más allá = and beyond.
    * * *
    1)

    allá voy! — here I come/go!

    más allá de — ( más lejos que) beyond; ( aparte de) over and above

    allá tú/él — that's your/his lookout o problem (colloq)

    no estar muy allá — (Esp fam)

    * * *
    = thither, there.

    Ex: 'Hither, thither, and yon: process in putting courses on the Web' is an article included in an issue devoted to the theme: Technical communication, distance learning, and the World Wide Web.

    Ex: There he became involved in cataloging problems and participated in their public discussion.
    * ¡allá voy! = here I come!.
    * aparecer aquí y allá en = intersperse.
    * aquí y allá = here and there, odd.
    * correr de acá para allá = rush around.
    * correr de aquí para allá = rush around, run + here and there.
    * de acá para allá = back and forth, to and fro.
    * de aquí para allá = back and forth.
    * de esto, de lo otro y de lo de más allá = about this and that and everything else.
    * el más allá = hereafter.
    * en el más allá = dead and gone.
    * ir de aquí a allá = go out and about.
    * ir de aquí para allá = jump, live out of + a suitcase, run + here and there.
    * ir de aquí para allá sin rumbo fijo = freewheel.
    * ir más allá = go + one stage further.
    * ir más allá de = go beyond, go + deeper than, transcend, get beyond, go far beyond, move + beyond, take + Nombre + a/one step further/farther, go + past.
    * ir poco más allá de + Infinitivo = go little further than + Gerundio.
    * más allá = further than, farther, yonder, beyond that.
    * más allá de = beyond, beyond all, past, beyond the range of.
    * más allá de eso = beyond that.
    * más allá de ninguna duda = beyond doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de toda duda = beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * más allá, el = afterlife [after-life], land of the dead, the.
    * moverse de aquí para allá = move about.
    * que toca aquí y allá = wandering.
    * y más allá = and beyond.

    * * *
    A
    1
    (en el espacio): ya vamos para allá we're on our way (over)
    allá en América over in America
    están muy allá they're a long way off o away
    lo pusiste tan allá que no alcanzo you've put it so far away I can't reach it
    allá va tu hermana there goes o there's your sister
    ¡allá voy! here I come/go!
    2 ( en locs):
    más allá further away
    ponte más allá move further over that way o further away
    más allá de nuestras fronteras beyond our frontiers
    su importancia va más allá de las consideraciones de orden económico its significance goes beyond economic considerations
    más allá del peligro que encierra over and above the danger which it entails
    siguió protestando, que si esto, que si lo otro, que si el más allá he went on and on, complaining about one thing and another
    allá tú/él that's your/his lookout o problem ( colloq), that's up to you/him ( colloq)
    allá se las componga ella con sus problemas she can sort out her own problems
    muy allá ( fam): no está muy allá it isn't up to much ( colloq), it's nothing to write home about ( colloq)
    no está muy allá con su familia she isn't getting on too well with her family
    B
    (en el tiempo): allá por los años 40 back in the forties
    sucedió allá por el año 1395 it happened back in the year 1395
    allá para enero quizás podamos mudarnos we might be able to move around January
    * * *

     

    allá adverbio
    1


    allá en América over in America;
    lo pusiste muy allá you've put it too far away;
    ¡allá voy! here I come/go!
    b) ( en locs)


    más allá de ( más lejos que) beyond;

    ( aparte de) over and above;
    allá tú/él that's your/his lookout o problem (colloq)

    2 ( en el tiempo):

    allá para enero sometime in January
    allá adverbio
    1 (lugar alejado) there, over there
    allá abajo, down there
    allá arriba, up there
    ¡allá va!, there he goes!
    más allá, further on
    más allá de, beyond
    el más allá, afterlife
    2 (tiempo remoto o indefinido) allá por los años cuarenta, back in the forties
    ♦ Locuciones: allá él, that's his problem
    ' allá' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aquí
    - correrse
    - danzar
    - dogmatismo
    - fuera
    - mal
    - paja
    - permisible
    - acá
    - aquello
    - coincidencia
    - desde
    - echar
    - hacia
    - interior
    - ir
    - más
    - tras
    - trascender
    English:
    about
    - back
    - beyond
    - everyplace
    - fleck
    - funeral
    - hereafter
    - normal
    - past
    - roll about
    - roll around
    - rush around
    - there
    - to
    - up
    - way
    - above
    - bustle
    - down
    - here
    - on
    - rush
    - transcend
    - yonder
    * * *
    allá adv
    1. [indica espacio] over there;
    aquí no hay espacio para esos libros, ponlos allá there's no room for these books here, put them over there;
    no te pongas tan allá, que no te oigo don't stand so far away, I can't hear you;
    allá abajo/arriba down/up there;
    allá donde sea posible wherever possible;
    allá lejos right back there;
    allá en tu pueblo se come muy bien they eat well back in your home town;
    hacerse allá to move over o along;
    hacia allá that way, in that direction;
    más allá further on;
    no dejes el vaso tan cerca del borde, ponlo más allá don't leave the glass so near the edge, move it in a bit;
    los trenes son un desastre, sin ir más allá, ayer estuve esperando dos horas trains are hopeless, you don't need to look far to find an example, only yesterday I had to wait for two hours;
    más allá de beyond;
    no vayas más allá de la verja don't go beyond the gate;
    no se veía más allá de unos pocos metros visibility was down to a few metres;
    voy para allá mañana I'm going there tomorrow;
    échate para allá move over;
    por allá over there, thereabouts
    2. [indica tiempo]
    allá por los años cincuenta back in the fifties;
    allá para el mes de agosto around August some time
    3. [en frases]
    allá él/ella that's his/her problem;
    allá tú, allá te las compongas that's your problem;
    allá se las arreglen ellos that's their problem, that's for them to worry about;
    allá cada cual each person will have to decide for themselves;
    allá tú con lo que haces it's up to you what you do;
    los negocios no andan muy allá business is rather slow at the moment;
    no ser muy allá to be nothing special;
    no encontrarse o [m5] sentirse muy allá to feel a bit funny;
    hoy no estoy muy allá I'm not quite myself today;
    ¡allá voy! here I go o come!;
    ¿estamos todos listos? ¡vamos allá! is everybody ready? then let's begin!;
    ¡vamos allá, tú puedes! go for it o go on, you can do it!
    * * *
    adv
    1 de lugar (over) there;
    allá abajo down there;
    allá arriba up there;
    más allá further on;
    más allá de beyond;
    muy allá a long way off;
    el más allá the hereafter;
    ¡allá voy! here I come!
    2 de tiempo
    :
    allá por los años veinte back in the twenties
    3 fam
    :
    allá él/ella that’s up to him/her;
    allá se las arregle that’s his problem
    * * *
    allá adv
    1) : there, over there
    2)
    más allá : farther away
    3)
    más allá de : beyond
    4)
    allá tú : that's up to you
    * * *
    allá adv
    1. (lugar) there / over there
    2. (tiempo) back

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  • 7 bien demarcado

    adj.
    sharply-defined, particularized, clear-cut.
    * * *
    (adj.) = hard-edged
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    * * *
    (adj.) = hard-edged

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.

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  • 8 caer en

    v.
    1 to fall in, to fall into, to drop into.
    María cayó en el hueco Mary fell into the hole.
    Ricardo cayó en el error Richard incurred in the error.
    Ese acto cae en subversión That act falls into subversion.
    2 to fall into, to incur in.
    Ricardo cayó en el error Richard incurred in the error.
    3 to fall on.
    Silvia cayó en el colchón Silvia fell on the mattress.
    4 to fall into, to be classified into.
    Ese acto cae en subversión That act falls into subversion.
    * * *
    (v.) = run + foul of, lapse into, slip into, slide into
    Ex. Although Limburg's attempt to cover such a wide range of issues is commendable, he runs foul of the dangers of simplistic diatribe and superficiality.
    Ex. Although he occasionally lapses into a sort of clotted prose, his book is a valuable study of McLuhan's cultural and geographical context.
    Ex. If the economy slips into recession then the government may decide to stimulate the economy with massive spending.
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    * * *
    (v.) = run + foul of, lapse into, slip into, slide into

    Ex: Although Limburg's attempt to cover such a wide range of issues is commendable, he runs foul of the dangers of simplistic diatribe and superficiality.

    Ex: Although he occasionally lapses into a sort of clotted prose, his book is a valuable study of McLuhan's cultural and geographical context.
    Ex: If the economy slips into recession then the government may decide to stimulate the economy with massive spending.
    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.

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  • 9 el más allá

    the beyond
    * * *
    the beyond, the great beyond
    * * *
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of hereafter.
    * * *

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of hereafter.

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  • 10 el2

    = the, ye.
    Ex. The first institute, 'The Catalog: Its Nature and Prospects,' was held in New York City on October 9 and 10, 1975.
    Ex. The article 'Ye olde smart card' presents an annotated list of information sources on the credit card industry.
    ----
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * barrio de los ricos = upper town.
    * de los mejores = as good as any.
    * el abuelo de = the granddaddy of.
    * el acabose = the last straw.
    * el alcance = comprehensiveness.
    * el amor de + Posesivo + vida = the love of + Posesivo + life.
    * el año próximo = the year ahead.
    * el arte de = the art of, the fine art of.
    * el ataque es la mejor defensa = attack is the best form of defence.
    * el auténtico = the real McCoy.
    * el beneficio de la duda = the benefit of the doubt.
    * el bien de = the good of.
    * el buenazo de + Nombre = good old + Nombre.
    * el bueno de + Nombre = good old + Nombre.
    * el camino a seguir = the way ahead, the way to go.
    * el camino correcto = the way ahead, the way to go.
    * el camino hacia + Nombre + está lleno de + Nombre = the road (to/towards) + Nombre + is paved with + Nombre.
    * el camino hacia + Nombre + está plagado de + Nombre = the road (to/towards) + Nombre + is paved with + Nombre.
    * el camino por recorrer = the way ahead.
    * el camino que lleva a = a/the doorway to.
    * el camino recorrido = the road travelled so far.
    * el camino se hace andando = actions speak louder than words.
    * el centro de atención + ser = all eyes + be + on.
    * el charco = the big pond.
    * el ciudadano de a pie = the average Joe.
    * el ciudadano medio = the average Joe.
    * el cliente siempre tiene la razón = the customer is always right.
    * el colmo = the last straw.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el copón = the dog's bollocks, the bee's knees, the cat's meow, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's whiskers.
    * el corazón de = the heart of.
    * el crecimiento de = the rising tide of.
    * el cual = which.
    * el de = that in, that of.
    * el diablo está en los detalles = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * el día del Juicio Final = the Day of Judgement.
    * El Diluvio = the Flood.
    * el dinero es el origen de todos los males = money is the root of all evil.
    * el dinero es la fuente de todos los males = money is the root of all evil.
    * el dinero mueve al mundo = money makes the world go (a)round.
    * el dinero no crece en los árboles = money doesn't grow on trees.
    * el doble = twice + as many.
    * el doble de = twice + the number of.
    * El Dorado = El Dorado.
    * el enemigo en casa = the enemy within.
    * el entonces + Nombre = the then + Nombre.
    * el espíritu de la época = the spirit of the times.
    * el estado de las cosas = the lay of the land [the lie of the land, -UK].
    * el evitar = avoidance.
    * el éxito genera éxito = success breeds success (SBS).
    * el éxito llama al éxito = success breeds success (SBS).
    * el final de = the close of.
    * el final de los problemas = the light at the end of the tunnel.
    * el fin del mundo = the ends of the earth.
    * el fin de semana = over the weekend, at the weekend.
    * el fin de todos los fines = the end of all ends.
    * el fin justifica los medios = the end justifies the means.
    * el fruto de + Nombre = the fruit of + Nombre.
    * el futuro = the way ahead, the way of the future.
    * el futuro + estar + justo a la vuelta de la esquina = the future + be + just around the corner.
    * el Gato con Botas = Puss in Boots.
    * el grado de = the extent of.
    * el grado de + Nombre = the breadth and depth of + Nombre.
    * el grado en que = the extent to which.
    * el gran hermano = big brother.
    * el guapo de + Nombre = good old + Nombre.
    * el hecho es que = fact is, the fact is (that).
    * el hecho es que... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * el hombre de la calle = the average Joe.
    * el hombre no es una isla = no man is an island.
    * el hombre propone y Dios dispone = Man proposes, God disposes.
    * el impulsor de = the power behind.
    * el interés público = the public interest.
    * El Juicio Final = The Last Judgement.
    * el lastre de = the shackles of.
    * el llevar = carrying.
    * el lugar que le corresponde a = the due place of.
    * El Mago de Oz = The Wizard of Oz, The Wizard of Oz.
    * el más = all-time.
    * el más + Adjetivo = the most + Adjetivo.
    * el más allá = hereafter.
    * el más bajo = rock-bottom.
    * el más favorito del mes = pick of the month.
    * el más leído = the most widely read.
    * el más recomendado = best of breed, the.
    * el Mediterráneo = Mediterranean Sea, the, the Med.
    * el mejor = best of breed, the.
    * el mejor de todos = the cream of the crop, crème de la crème.
    * el mejor hasta ahora = the best yet.
    * el mejor modo de = the best way of.
    * el mejor momento de todos = the time of all times.
    * el mejor + Nombre = the best available + Nombre.
    * el mejor que ha hecho hasta ahora = Posesivo + best yet.
    * el mentir = lying.
    * el mes pasado = last month.
    * el mío = mine.
    * el mismo + Nombre (+ que) = every bit as much + Nombre (+ as).
    * el mismo número = as many.
    * el modo como = the way in which.
    * el modo de = the way in which.
    * el modo de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * el momento preciso = the point in time at which.
    * el motor de = the power behind.
    * el movimiento se demuestra andando = actions speak louder than words.
    * el muerto al hoyo y el vivo al bollo = dead men have no friends.
    * el mundo de las noticias = newsmaking.
    * el mundo en la palma de la mano = the world in the palm of + Posesivo + hand.
    * el mundo está a sus pies = the world is + Posesivo + oyster.
    * el mundo es un pañuelo = it's a small world.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * el + Nombre + es inestimable = the + Nombre + cannot be overestimated.
    * el + Nombre + más completo = the + Nombre + to end all + Nombre.
    * el no va más = the be all and end all, the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * el nuevo aspecto de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * el orgullo de = showpiece.
    * el otro lado de la barrera = the other side of the fence.
    * el padre de = the father of.
    * el pan nuestro de cada día = all in a day's work.
    * el paso del tiempo = the passage of time, the sands of time.
    * el peor de todos = the worst of the lot.
    * el perro es el mejor amigo del hombre = a dog is man's best friend.
    * el peso de = brunt of, the.
    * el populacho = the great unwashed.
    * el porqué de = the reason behind, the thinking behind, the reasoning behind, the idea behind.
    * el portavoz de = the voice of.
    * el presente = thisness.
    * el primer intento = the first time around.
    * el primer + Nombre = the earliest + Nombre.
    * el primero mencionado = former.
    * el principal = the number one.
    * el principio de = the dawn of.
    * el principio del fin = the beginning of the end.
    * el principio de + Mes/Estación = early + Mes/Estación.
    * el problema no es el qué, sino el cómo = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * el problema obvio = the elephant in the room.
    * el proletariado = the great unwashed.
    * el pulmón de = the heart of.
    * el punto más bajo = rock-bottom.
    * el que = that, the one.
    * el que aprende = learner.
    * el que las hace, las paga = you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * el que lo encuentre se lo queda = finders keepers.
    * el que mantiene a la familia = breadwinner [bread winner].
    * el que mucho abarca poco aprieta = jack of all trades, master of none.
    * el que no llora, no mama = the squeaky (squeaking) wheel gets the grease (the oil/oiled).
    * el que no se aventura no cruza el mar = nothing ventured, nothing gained.
    * el que pregunta = inquirer [enquirer, -UK].
    * el quid de la cuestión = the crux of the problem, the crux of the matter.
    * el registro de los registros = record-of-record.
    * el registro modelo = record-of-record.
    * el resto = rest, the.
    * el resto (de) = the remainder (of), the rest (of).
    * El Salvador = El Salvador.
    * el segundo mencionado = latter.
    * el sendero que lleva a = a/the doorway to.
    * el ser barato = cheapness.
    * el siguiente no, el otro = next but one.
    * el sitio adecuado en el momento adecuado = the right place at the right time.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * el sueño de todos = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * el sueño de todo ser viviente = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * el súmmum = the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * el tamaño de = the extent of.
    * el tema de la discusión = the focus of the discussion.
    * el tema del debate = the focus of the discussion.
    * el tiempo de Algo = in season.
    * el tiempo es oro = time is money.
    * el tiempo lo dirá = only time will tell.
    * el tiempo vuela = time flies (by).
    * el tipo de = the range of.
    * el todo es más grande que la suma de sus partes = the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
    * el total de = the total sum of, the sum total of.
    * el transcurrir del tiempo = the sands of time.
    * el transcurso del tiempo = as time goes by.
    * el último citado = latter.
    * el último grito = the last word, the cat's meow, the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * el último + Nombre = the latest + Nombre.
    * el último pero no el menos importante = the last but by no means least.
    * el único = the one and only.
    * el único e incomparable = the one and only.
    * el único e inimitable = the one and only.
    * el único problema = a fly in the soup, the fly in the ointment.
    * el verdadero = the real McCoy.
    * el verdadero problema = the elephant in the room.
    * el ver televisión = television viewing.
    * el viejo = the elder.
    * el vulgo = the great unwashed.
    * el yugo de = the shackles of.
    * espicharlas = kick + the bucket.
    * la = the, ye.
    * la alternativa + ser = the alternative + be.
    * la belleza es superficial = beauty is only skin deep.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * la buena noticia = the good news.
    * la calidad es nuestro lema = quality is our middle name.
    * la calma que precede a la tormenta = the lull before the storm.
    * la cambiante fisonomía de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * la caridad empieza por uno mismo = charity begins at home.
    * la ciudadana de a pie = the average Jane.
    * la ciudadana media = the average Jane.
    * la ciudad que nunca duerme = the city that never sleeps.
    * la clave de = at the heart of.
    * la clave está en la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * la comunidad en general = the community at large.
    * la Convención de la Haya de 1954 = the 1954 Hague Convention.
    * la copa del árbol = the top of the tree.
    * la cosa es que = the thing is.
    * la cosa principal = the number one thing.
    * la crème de la crème = the cream of the crop, crème de la crème.
    * la cruz de = the bane of.
    * la cuestión es que = the thing is.
    * la década de los + Número = the + Número + s.
    * la demanda de = a call for.
    * la diversidad de = the range of.
    * la diversidad de + Nombre = the many + Nombre.
    * la edad se lleva en el alma = you are as old as you feel.
    * la época de Algo = in season.
    * la escoria de la sociedad = the gutter.
    * la espalda de = the back of.
    * la evidencia = the writing on the wall.
    * la fe mueve montañas = faith will move mountains.
    * la filosofía de = the reason behind, the reasoning behind.
    * la flor de + Nombre = the prime of + Nombre.
    * la flor y nata = the cream of the crop, crème de la crème.
    * la forma correcta de hacer las cosas = the way to go.
    * la forma de = ways and means (of/for/to/in/by).
    * la forma de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * la forma de ver las cosas = the way + to see things.
    * la fuerza de la mayoría = strength in numbers.
    * la gente decía que = rumour had it that.
    * la gente dice que = rumour has it that.
    * la gente se está inquietando = the natives are nervous.
    * la gente se está poniendo nerviosa = the natives are nervous.
    * la gente se puso de pie para aplaudir = standing ovation.
    * la gota que colmó el vaso = the straw that broke the camel's back.
    * la Gran Manzana = the Big Apple.
    * la gran mayoría de = the vast majority of, the bulk of.
    * la historia + repetirse = history + come full circle.
    * la historia + volverse a repetir = history + come full circle.
    * la hostia = the cat's pyjamas, the cat's pyjamas, the bee's knees, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * la hoz y el martillo = the hammer and sickle.
    * la idea que hay detrás de = the idea behind.
    * la imaginación no tiene límites = your imagination is the limit.
    * la imitación es la mejor forma de que lo halaguen a uno = imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
    * La Isla del Tesoro = Treasure Island.
    * la joya de = showpiece.
    * la judicatura = the Bench.
    * la justicia = the Bench.
    * la juventud no es cuestión de edad sino de espíritu = you are as old as you feel.
    * la leche = the dog's bollocks, the bee's knees, the cat's meow, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's whiskers.
    * la luz al final del túnel = the light at the end of the tunnel.
    * la magistratura = the Bench.
    * la manera de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * la mano que mece la cuna es la mano que domina el mundo = the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
    * la mano que mece la cuna gobierna el mundo = the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
    * la mar de = a whole slew of.
    * la mayoría con mucho de = the vast majority of.
    * la mayoría de = the majority of, most + Nombre, the main bulk of.
    * la mayoría de la gente = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la mayoría de las veces = most of the time, more often than not.
    * la mayoría del mundo = the majority of the world, most people, the majority of the people.
    * la mayoría del tiempo = most of the time.
    * la mayor parte de = the majority of, the main bulk of, the lion's share of.
    * la mayor parte de las veces = more often than not.
    * la medida en que = the extent to which.
    * la mejor forma de hacer Algo = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * la mejor manera = how best.
    * la mejor manera de = the best way of.
    * la mejor oferta = the best deal.
    * la mejor opción = the best bet.
    * la mejor salida = the best way forward.
    * la mejor solución = the best way forward.
    * la menor duda de que = no doubt whatsoever.
    * la mentira = lying.
    * la mirada en = eye(s) on.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la mitad (1/2) = one-half (1/2).
    * la necesidad agudiza el ingenio = necessity mothers invention.
    * la ocasión la pintan calva = make + hay while the sun shines.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * la oportunidad de + Posesivo + vida = the opportunity of a lifetime.
    * la parte de atrás de = the back of.
    * la parte más dura de = brunt of, the.
    * la parte más importante = the heart of.
    * la parte principal de = the bulk of.
    * la parte superior izquierda de = the upper left of.
    * la parte trasera de = the back of.
    * la personificación de la confianza en uno mismo = confidence personified.
    * la pesadilla de = the bane of.
    * la pesca del día = the day's catch, the catch of the day.
    * la petición de = a call for.
    * la píldora = the pill.
    * la plebe = the great unwashed.
    * la polla = the dog's bollocks, the bee's knees, the cat's meow, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's whiskers.
    * la práctica hace al maestro = practice makes perfect.
    * la primera tentativa = the first time around.
    * la primera vez = the first time around.
    * la proporción mayor de = the lion's share of.
    * la próxima moda = the next hot thing.
    * la puntilla = the final/last nail in + Posesivo + coffin.
    * la que = that, the one.
    * la razón de ser = the reason for being.
    * la realidad es que = the fact remains that..., fact is, the fact is (that).
    * la rehostia = the dog's bollocks, the bee's knees, the cat's meow, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's whiskers.
    * la responsabilidad ahora recae en + Nombre = the ball is in + Posesivo + court.
    * la responsabilidad es de... = the buck + stops....
    * la riqueza de = the wealth of.
    * la ruina de = the bane of.
    * las = the, ye.
    * las 24 horas = round the clock, around the clock.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * las ataduras de = the shackles of.
    * las autoridades = the powers-that-be.
    * las cosas + cambiar = pendulum + swing.
    * las cosas + estar + claras = the (hand)writing + be + on the wall, see it + coming.
    * las cosas no pasan así como así = everything happens for a reason (and a purpose).
    * las cosas no pasan (así) porque sí = everything happens for a reason (and a purpose).
    * las cosas no son tan simples como parecen = there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * las cosas + seguir + igual = business + revolve + as usual.
    * las cosas siguen igual = business as usual.
    * las cosas sólo pasan una vez = lightning never strikes twice.
    * las cosas son más complicadas de lo que parecen = there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * las cosas tal y como son = the birds and the bees.
    * las cosas + volver + a su punto de partida = the wheel + turn + full circle.
    * las de = those for.
    * las doce del mediodía = noon.
    * la segunda mitad de + Fecha = the latter part of + Fecha.
    * la segunda opción = the next best choice.
    * la segunda vez = the second time around.
    * la semana pasada = last week.
    * la senda que lleva a = a/the doorway to.
    * la situación = the course of events.
    * la sociedad en general = society at large.
    * las posibilidades son infinitas = the possibilities are endless.
    * las profundidades del mar = the deep.
    * las profundidades del océano = the deep.
    * las pruebas = the writing on the wall.
    * las raíces se encuentran = roots + lie.
    * las raíces se remontan a = roots + lie.
    * las razones de = the reason behind, the thinking behind, the reasoning behind, the idea behind.
    * las Reglas de Cutter para un Catálogo Diccionario = Cutter's Rules for a Dictionary Catalog.
    * las triquiñuelas de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * la suerte + cambiar = the tide + turn.
    * la suerte estaba echada = the die was cast, the die had been cast.
    * la suerte está echada = the die is cast.
    * la suma total de = the total sum of, the sum total of.
    * las uvas están verdes = sour grapes.
    * las veinticuatro horas = day and night, day or night, night and day.
    * la temporada de Algo = in season.
    * la tierra de la abundancia = the land of plenty.
    * la tierra de las oportunidades = the land of opportunity.
    * la tira de = a whole slew of.
    * la tira de tiempo = donkey's years.
    * la triste realidad es que = the sad fact is (that).
    * la última palabra = the last word, the last word, the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * la última vez = last time.
    * la última vez que = the last time.
    * la única pega = the fly in the ointment, a fly in the soup.
    * la unión hace la fuerza = strength in numbers.
    * la ventaja de = the beauty of.
    * la ventaja es que = on the positive side, the advantage is that, on the bright side.
    * la verdad = the lowdown (on).
    * la verdad es que = if the truth be known, if the truth be told, the fact is (that), fact is.
    * la verdad es que... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * la verdad sea dicha = to tell the truth.
    * la verdad sea dicha que = if the truth be told.
    * la Vía Láctea = the Milky Way.
    * la vida continúa = the show must go on.
    * la vida + continuar = life + go on.
    * la vida es así = life's like that.
    * ¡la vida no es un camino de rosas! = the course of true love never did run smooth!.
    * la vida + seguir = life + go on.
    * la víspera de = on the eve of.
    * la voz de = the voice of.
    * la voz de la conciencia = the voice within.
    * la voz de la experiencia = the voice of experience.
    * la voz de la razón = the voice of reason.
    * la voz del odio = the voice of hate.
    * la voz interior = the voice within.
    * lo absurdo = ridiculousness.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * lo + Adjetivo + que sea/esté = how + Adjetivo.
    * lo anodino = blandness.
    * lo anteriormente expuesto = the preceding.
    * lo apropiado = appropriateness.
    * lo barato = inexpensiveness.
    * lo básico = essential, the, nuts and bolts, bare minimum, bare necessities, the, the lowdown (on).
    * lo bastante elevado = high enough.
    * lo bastante extenso = adequately scoped.
    * lo bueno de = the beauty of.
    * lo bueno es que = the good news is (that)..., on the positive side, on the bright side.
    * lo bueno viene en frascos pequeños = small is beautiful.
    * lo bueno y lo malo = the rights and wrongs.
    * lo caro = expensiveness.
    * lo chicano = Chicana.
    * lo chulo = coolness.
    * lo cierto es que = fact is, the fact is (that).
    * lo completo = completeness.
    * lo completo que Algo está = fullness.
    * lo creas o no = believe it or not.
    * lo decisivo = the last word.
    * lo definitivo = the last word.
    * lo desagradable = unpleasantness.
    * ¿lo dices en broma? = you must be joking!, you must be kidding!.
    * lo directo = directness.
    * lo divertido = the fun part.
    * lo engorroso de = cumbersomeness.
    * lo esencial = essential, the, nuts and bolts, bare minimum, bare necessities, the, the lowdown (on).
    * lo estrafalario = zaniness.
    * lo estrambótico = zaniness.
    * lo extenso = comprehensiveness.
    * lo favorable = propitiousness.
    * lo hebraico = Hebraica.
    * lo hecho hecho está = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk.
    * lo importante es lo que eres no cómo te llamas = a rose by any other name.
    * lo imprescindible = bare necessities, the, bare minimum.
    * lo incómodo de = cumbersomeness.
    * lo indefinido = indefiniteness.
    * lo indirecto = indirectness.
    * lo indispensable = bare necessities, the, bare minimum.
    * lo insulso = blandness.
    * lo interesante = the fun part.
    * lo judío = Judaica.
    * lo lindo = cuteness.
    * lo llano = flatness.
    * lo más cercano a = the nearest thing to.
    * lo más conveniente es que = optimally.
    * lo más destacado = highlights.
    * lo más detestado = pet hate.
    * lo más importante = most of all, at its core.
    * lo más interesante = highlights.
    * lo más mínimo = so much as.
    * lo más novedoso = the last word.
    * lo más odiado = pet hate.
    * lo más parecido a = the nearest thing to.
    * lo más probable es que = most probably.
    * lo más recio de = brunt of, the.
    * lo más recóndito = nooks and crannies.
    * lo máximo = the be all and end all, the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * lo mejor = the top of the tree.
    * lo mejor de = the beauty of, showpiece.
    * lo mejor de ambas partes = the best of both worlds.
    * lo mejor de lo mejor = the best of the best.
    * lo mejor de todo = best of all.
    * lo mejor entre lo mejor = the best of the best.
    * lo mejor es que... = the good news is (that)....
    * lo mejor está aún por llegar = the best is yet to come.
    * lo mejor posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability, at + Posesivo + (very) best, optimally.
    * lo mejor que pueda = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * lo mejor que se puede hacer = the best bet.
    * lo mejor + ser = the beautiful part + be.
    * lo menos posible = as little as possible.
    * lo mínimo = bare minimum, bare necessities, the.
    * lo mismo ocurre con = the same goes for.
    * lo mismo ocurre en el caso de = the same is true (for/of/with).
    * lo mismo que = the same as, along the lines of, in much the same way as.
    * lo mismo que antes = the same as before.
    * lo mismo que para = the same as that for.
    * lo mismo se aplica a = the same is true (for/of/with).
    * lo molesto de = cumbersomeness.
    * lo mucho que = how extensively.
    * lo noble = high-mindedness.
    * lo no convencional = unconventional, the.
    * lo normal + ser + que = there + be + a tendency (to/for), there + be + a tendency (to/for).
    * lo oportuno = timeliness.
    * lo pasado pasado está = let bygones be bygones.
    * lo peor de = brunt of, the.
    * lo peor del = the armpit of the.
    * lo pintoresco = quaintness.
    * lo plano = flatness.
    * lo poco común = rarity, rareness.
    * lo poco convencional = unconventional, the.
    * lo primero = for one, first off.
    * lo primero de todo = first of all, first off.
    * lo prometido es deuda = a promise is a promise.
    * lo propicio = propitiousness.
    * lo público = publicness.
    * lo que = that which, what.
    * lo que aguarda a = what is on store for.
    * lo que Algo o Alguien se merece, lo que le corresponde, bastante = fair share, fair share.
    * lo que a uno cura a otro mata = one man's meat is another man's poison.
    * lo que demuestra que = which (just) goes to show that.
    * lo que el futuro depara a = what is on store for.
    * lo que es aun más inquietante = more disturbingly.
    * lo que es aun más preocupante = more disturbingly.
    * lo que es aun mejor = better still.
    * lo que es aun peor = worse still.
    * lo que es bueno para uno es bueno para otro = what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
    * lo que es bueno para uno también es bueno para otro = what's good for the goose is good for the gander.
    * lo que es más = what is more, what's more.
    * lo que es más importante = most importantly, more importantly, most of all, most important.
    * lo que es mejor aun = better still.
    * lo que es muy importante = importantly.
    * lo que es peor = what's worse.
    * lo que es peor aun = worse still.
    * lo que espera a = what is on store for.
    * lo que está bien y lo que está mal = rights and wrongs.
    * lo que existe (en el mercado) = what's out there.
    * lo que haya que de ser, será = que sera sera, what's meant to be, will be, whatever will be, will be.
    * lo que hay (en el mercado) = what's out there.
    * lo que hay que hacer = do + the right thing, the way to go.
    * lo que hay que hacer y lo que hay que evitar = do's and don'ts, rights and wrongs.
    * lo que le corresponde = fair share.
    * lo que nos espera = things to come.
    * lo que quiera que = whatever.
    * lo que sea = something or other.
    * lo que se gana por un lado se pierde por otro = swings and roundabouts.
    * lo que se pierda en una cosa se gana en la otra = what you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts.
    * lo que + ser = what + be like.
    * lo que se suele pagar = going rate, the.
    * lo que tenga que pasar, que pase = que sera sera, what's meant to be, will be, whatever will be, will be.
    * lo que tenga que ser, será = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * lo que vale para tí también vale para mí = what's good for the goose is good for the gander, what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
    * lo rural = rurality.
    * los = the, ye.
    * los 365 días del año = year-round.
    * los 40 principales = Top 40 singles chart.
    * los abajo firmantes = the parties hereto.
    * los acontecimientos = the course of events.
    * lo sagrado = sacredness.
    * los albores de = the dawn of.
    * los años cincuenta = fifties.
    * los años treinta = thirties.
    * los árboles no dejan ver el bosque = lose + sight of the forest for the trees.
    * los avatares de la guerra = the tides of war.
    * los buenos tiempos = the good old days.
    * los comienzos de = the dawn of.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * los de = those for, those in.
    * los demás = rest, the, everybody else.
    * los detalles de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * los días antes de = leading up to.
    * los dos = both, both of them, both of which.
    * los efectos negativos se están dejando sentir ahora = chickens come home to roost.
    * los gobernantes = the powers-that-be.
    * los hay para dar y regalar = there's one born every minute.
    * los mandamás = the powers-that-be.
    * los más necesitados = those most in need.
    * los más pobres + Nombre = the poorest + Nombre.
    * los menos locuaces = inarticulate, the.
    * los motivos de = the reason behind, the thinking behind, the reasoning behind, the idea behind.
    * los necesitados = the needy.
    * los orígenes de = the dawn of.
    * los otros con los que aparece(n) = neighbours [neighbors, -USA].
    * los peores + Nombre = the poorest + Nombre.
    * los poderes fáticos = the powers-that-be.
    * los pormenores de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * Los Principios de París = Paris Principles.
    * los que = those who.
    * los que detentan el poder = the powers-that-be.
    * los que mandan = the powers-that-be.
    * los que no han recibido formación específica = uninstructed, the.
    * los que + Verbo = those + Participio.
    * los tribunales = the Bench.
    * lo suficientemente cerca = within range.
    * lo suficientemente cerca como para oír = within earshot of.
    * lo suficientemente estúpido como para = dumb enough to.
    * lo suficientemente grande = large enough, big enough.
    * lo suficientemente lejos como para no poder oír = out of earshot.
    * los últimos coletazos = fag-end.
    * lo sumo = the bee's knees, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks, the cat's pyjamas.
    * los unos a costa de los otros = at each other's expense.
    * los viejos tiempos = the good old days.
    * lo tomas o lo dejas = take it or leave it.
    * lo último = the last word.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * lo vanguardista = cutting edge.
    * lo yidish = Yiddica.
    * parmarlas = kick + the bucket.
    * ser lo que nos espera = be the shape of things to come.

    Spanish-English dictionary > el2

  • 11 entonces

    adv.
    then.
    si no te gusta, entonces no vayas if you don't like it, then don't go
    si no ha llegado, entonces tiene que estar en la oficina if he hasn't arrived yet, then he must still be at the office
    el entonces primer ministro the then prime minister
    desde entonces since then
    en o por aquel entonces at that time
    entonces, ¿vienes o no? are you coming or not, then?
    intj.
    1 so, so then, then, well then.
    2 and then, and so.
    * * *
    2 (en tal caso) so, then
    \
    de entonces in those days, of that time
    desde entonces since then
    en aquel entonces at that time
    por (aquel) entonces at that time
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *
    ADV
    1) [uso temporal] then, at that time

    fue entonces que... — it was then that..., that was when...

    2) [uso concesivo] so, then

    entonces, ¿qué hacemos? — so, what shall we do?, what shall we do then?

    ¿entonces cómo que no viniste? — then o so why didn't you come?

    ¡y entonces! — Caribe, Cono Sur why of course!

    * * *
    1) ( en aquel momento) then

    por or en aquel entonces — in those days

    2)

    ¿entonces vienes o te quedas? — so are you coming with us or staying here?

    ¿él se enteró? - no - ¿entonces? — did he find out? - no - so o well then, what's the problem?

    b) ( uso expletivo) well, anyway

    entonces, como te iba diciendo... — well o anyway, as I was saying...

    * * *
    = then, at this, about this time.
    Ex. An exposure to ammonia gas destroys the unexposed dye, and the picture can then be taken out into the light and examined.
    Ex. At this the Queen wept and wailed; but being a clever woman she thought out a plan whereby to save her son.
    Ex. About this time several of the old crones of the tribe offered their ribald advice on how the new couple should conduct themselves off in the forest together.
    ----
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * aun entonces = even then.
    * de aquel entonces = of that day.
    * de entonces = of the day.
    * desde aquel entonces = thenceforth.
    * desde entonces = ever since, henceforth, in the interim, since, since that time, since then, henceforward, thenceforth, in the intervening years, ever after, in the intervening period, since that day.
    * desde entonces hasta la actualidad = from then to the present day.
    * el entonces + Nombre = the then + Nombre.
    * en aquel entonces = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time, in the course of events, during the course of events, back then, in those days.
    * entonces al igual que ahora = then as now.
    * hasta aquel entonces = until that time.
    * hasta entonces = hitherto, up till then, until that time, until then, till then.
    * incluso entonces = even then.
    * justo entonces = immediately.
    * para aquel entonces = by then.
    * para entonces = by then.
    * por aquel entonces = at the time, about that time, by this time.
    * quién iba a decir entonces que... = little did + Verbo + then that....
    * si se parece a un pato, anda como un pato y grazna como un pato, en = If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck.
    * * *
    1) ( en aquel momento) then

    por or en aquel entonces — in those days

    2)

    ¿entonces vienes o te quedas? — so are you coming with us or staying here?

    ¿él se enteró? - no - ¿entonces? — did he find out? - no - so o well then, what's the problem?

    b) ( uso expletivo) well, anyway

    entonces, como te iba diciendo... — well o anyway, as I was saying...

    * * *
    = then, at this, about this time.

    Ex: An exposure to ammonia gas destroys the unexposed dye, and the picture can then be taken out into the light and examined.

    Ex: At this the Queen wept and wailed; but being a clever woman she thought out a plan whereby to save her son.
    Ex: About this time several of the old crones of the tribe offered their ribald advice on how the new couple should conduct themselves off in the forest together.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * aun entonces = even then.
    * de aquel entonces = of that day.
    * de entonces = of the day.
    * desde aquel entonces = thenceforth.
    * desde entonces = ever since, henceforth, in the interim, since, since that time, since then, henceforward, thenceforth, in the intervening years, ever after, in the intervening period, since that day.
    * desde entonces hasta la actualidad = from then to the present day.
    * el entonces + Nombre = the then + Nombre.
    * en aquel entonces = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time, in the course of events, during the course of events, back then, in those days.
    * entonces al igual que ahora = then as now.
    * hasta aquel entonces = until that time.
    * hasta entonces = hitherto, up till then, until that time, until then, till then.
    * incluso entonces = even then.
    * justo entonces = immediately.
    * para aquel entonces = by then.
    * para entonces = by then.
    * por aquel entonces = at the time, about that time, by this time.
    * quién iba a decir entonces que... = little did + Verbo + then that....
    * si se parece a un pato, anda como un pato y grazna como un pato, en = If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck.

    * * *
    A
    no los veo desde entonces I haven't seen them since (then)
    para entonces ya nadie se acordaba de él by then o by that time nobody remembered him
    el entonces presidente the then president, the president at that time
    2 (en aquellos tiempos) then, in those days
    por or en aquel entonces in those days
    se acercó y entonces me reconoció he came closer and then he recognized me
    B
    si no es así, entonces él me mintió if that's not right, then he lied to me
    ¿entonces vienes o te quedas? are you coming with us or staying here then?, so are you coming with us or staying here?
    ¿él se enteró? — no — ¿entonces? did he find out? — no — so o well then, what's the problem?
    2 (uso expletivo) well, anyway
    entonces, como te iba diciendo … well o anyway, as I was saying …
    * * *

     

    entonces adverbio
    1 ( en aquel momento) then;
    por or en aquel entonces in those days
    2

    ¿entonces vienes o te quedas? so are you coming with us or staying here?


    entonces, como te iba diciendo … well o anyway, as I was saying …

    entonces
    I adverbio then: entonces íbamos mucho a la playa, at that time we very often used to go to the beach
    entonces nos vemos mañana, we'll meet tomorrow then
    hasta entonces, manténme informado, keep me informed until then
    II conj then: si no les queda en blanco, entonces cógelo en azul, if there isn't any white left, then take the blue one
    ♦ Locuciones: por aquel entonces/en aquel entonces, in those days: por aquel entonces tú aún no habías nacido, you still hadn't been born at that time
    ' entonces' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bochinche
    - hasta
    - hipnótica
    - hipnótico
    - irse
    - llover
    - para
    - partir
    - preferir
    - pues
    - tarde
    - venir
    - ya
    - desde
    - novedad
    English:
    intro
    - now
    - since
    - so
    - then
    - thenceforth
    - thereafter
    - well
    - zenith
    - any
    - ever
    - gone
    - there
    - way
    - when
    - which
    * * *
    1. [en ese instante] then;
    entonces abrí la puerta y salí corriendo then I opened the door and ran out;
    esperaremos a que se apaguen las luces y entonces salimos we'll wait until the lights go out and then (we'll) leave
    2. [en esa época] then;
    entonces yo vivía en Manchester I was living in Manchester at the time;
    el entonces primer ministro the then prime minister;
    de entonces of the time, at that time;
    los periódicos de entonces the newspapers at that time o in those days;
    desde entonces since then;
    desde entonces vengo teniendo pesadillas ever since then I've had nightmares;
    desde entonces son enemigos they have been enemies ever since;
    en aquel entonces at that time;
    en aquel entonces nos conocimos we met at that time;
    hasta entonces until then;
    hasta entonces, devolvemos la conexión until then, it's back to the studio;
    para entonces by then;
    esperan que para entonces las obras estén finalizadas they hope the roadworks will be finished by then;
    por (aquel) entonces at that time;
    por (aquel) entonces estaba soltera she was single at the time
    3. [después] then;
    ¿una bici?, primero aprueba el curso y entonces hablamos a bike? first pass the course and then we'll talk
    4. [introduciendo conclusión] then;
    entonces ella es la culpable so she's to blame, then;
    si no ha llegado, entonces tiene que estar en la oficina if he hasn't arrived yet, then he must still be at the office;
    si no te gusta, entonces no vayas if you don't like it, then don't go;
    entonces, ¿vienes o no? are you coming or not, then?;
    pero entonces, ¿quién lo hizo? well, who did it, then?
    * * *
    adv then;
    desde entonces since, since then;
    por entonces, en aquel entonces in those days, at that time;
    hasta entonces until then;
    ¡pues entonces …! then …!;
    ¿y entonces qué? and then what?; expresando irritación so?, so what!
    * * *
    1) : then
    2)
    desde entonces : since then
    3)
    en aquel entonces : in those days
    * * *
    entonces adv then
    me voy, entonces I'll be off, then

    Spanish-English dictionary > entonces

  • 12 futuro

    adj.
    future, forthcoming, unborn.
    m.
    1 future, future time, future-to-be.
    2 future, future tense.
    3 prospect, future possibilities.
    * * *
    1 future
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (prometido) fiancé, intended; (prometida) fiancée, intended
    1 future
    1 (financieros) futures
    \
    en un futuro próximo in the near future
    futuro perfecto future perfect
    ————————
    1 future
    * * *
    1. noun m. 2. (f. - futura)
    adj.
    * * *
    futuro, -a
    1.
    ADJ future
    2.
    SM / F * fiancé/fiancée
    3. SM

    en lo futuro, en un futuro — some time in the future

    a futuro Chile in the future

    2) (Ling) future (tense)
    3) pl futuros (Com) futures
    futura
    * * *
    I
    - ra adjetivo < presidente> future (before n)
    II
    1) ( porvenir) future

    ¿qué nos deparará el futuro? — what will the future bring?

    en un futuro cercano or próximo — in the near future

    en el or en lo futuro — in future

    un empleo con/sin futuro — a job with good prospects/with no prospects

    2) (Ling) future (tense)
    III
    - ra masculino, femenino (fam & hum) intended (colloq & hum)
    * * *
    = forthcoming, future, intending, prospect, would-be + Nombre, outlook, coming, horizon, long haul, prospective, yet-to-be, future ahead, intended.
    Ex. Following internal discussion, it was agreed that a new library should be given the University's top priority in any forthcoming capital building project.
    Ex. The use of a scheme in centrally or co-operatively produced catalogue records can also be important in establishing its future.
    Ex. The intending borrower merely specifies a search key for the item he wishes to borrow, and the system provides a bibliographic description.
    Ex. At the time OCLC started, there was no prospect for a national authority file.
    Ex. The only viable alternatives open to would-be users are to produce or commission the production of custom-made application programs.
    Ex. In their first review article of children's reference books in 1982, the School Library Journal's Review Committe for children's reference books presents a bleak outlook.
    Ex. I have myself seen, in a northern market, a bookstall where the stall-holder had over a dozen old shoeboxes under the counter in which each month the ten new titles were placed so that the customers could buy the whole new range gradually over the coming month.
    Ex. Barbara Tillett's vision of one seamless bibliographic system, either real or virtual, looks realizable over a 5 to 10 year horizon.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Legacy for the long haul' = El artículo se titula "El patrimonio para el futuro".
    Ex. The advocacy of title entry for serials implies an ideology which focuses on the publication as the principal object of interest of the prospective library user rather than the work conveyed by the book or publication.
    Ex. If the past is an indicator, current, emerging and yet-to-be Web features and functionalities will have a significant impact on the content and publishing of serials.
    Ex. The road of special librarianship was branching, and in order to succeed members had to look down both forks in order to be best prepared for the future ahead.
    Ex. In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    ----
    * acondicionado para el futuro = future-proof.
    * adivinación del futuro = fortune telling.
    * adivinar el futuro = fortune telling.
    * anticipar el futuro = anticipate + the future.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con visión de futuro = far-sighted, forward-thinking, far-seeing, long-sighted.
    * ¿cuál es el futuro de? = quo vadis.
    * del futuro = of the years to come, yet to come.
    * determinar el futuro = shape + the future.
    * donación futura = planned giving.
    * el futuro = the way ahead, the way of the future.
    * el futuro + estar + justo a la vuelta de la esquina = the future + be + just around the corner.
    * encarar el futuro = face up to + the future.
    * en cualquier momento en el futuro = at some stage.
    * en el futuro = Número + Tiempo + ahead, down the road, in future, in time(s) to come, at + future date, in (the) years to come, at some future time, in the years to come, in the years ahead, in years to come, at some future point, in the future, for future reference, for the years to come.
    * en el futuro a largo plazo = in the long-term future.
    * en el futuro cercano = in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro inmediato = in the offing, in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro lejano = further in the future.
    * enfrentarse al futuro = face up to + the future, face + the future.
    * en un futuro cercano = in the near future.
    * en un futuro más o menos cercano = in the near future, in the near future.
    * en un futuro muy cercano = in the very near future.
    * en un futuro no muy distante = in the not too distant future.
    * en un futuro no muy lejano = in the not too distant future, in the near future.
    * en un futuro próximo = in the near future.
    * esperar en el futuro = be in store for + Nombre + in the future, future + have in store.
    * falta de visión de futuro = shortsightedness, nearsightedness [near-sightedness], myopia.
    * falto de visión de futuro = myopic.
    * forjar el futuro = forge + the future, shape + the future.
    * futura generación = future generation.
    * futuro + aguardar = future + hold.
    * futuro a largo plazo = long-term future.
    * futuro cercano, el = near future, the.
    * futuro + deparar = future + hold, be in store for + Nombre + in the future, be in store for + Nombre + in the future, future + have in store.
    * futuro, el = years ahead, the, road ahead, the.
    * futuro esposo = bridegroom, husband-to-be.
    * futuro + estar + en + Posesivo + manos = future + be + in + Posesivo + hands.
    * futuro incierto = uncertain future.
    * futuro inmediato = immediate future.
    * futuro inmediato, el = near future, the.
    * futuro marido = bridegroom, husband-to-be.
    * futuro previsible = foreseeable future.
    * futuro profesional = professional future.
    * futuro prometedor = bright future.
    * hacer frente al futuro = face up to + the future.
    * hacia el futuro = onward(s).
    * hay que mirar hacia el futuro = the show must go on.
    * hay que pensar en el futuro = the show must go on.
    * hipotecar el futuro = mortgage + the future.
    * labrar el futuro = shape + the future.
    * lo que el futuro depara a = what is on store for.
    * mirar hacia el futuro = look forward, look + ahead.
    * Nombre + futuro = further + Nombre.
    * ocurrir en el futuro = go into + the future.
    * para el futuro = for the years to come, for the years ahead, for the future.
    * para futuras consultas = for future reference.
    * para siempre en el futuro = for the indefinite future.
    * para un futuro mejor = for a better future.
    * perspectivas de futuro = future prospects, future perspectives, future development(s), future opportunities.
    * perspectivas futuras = future perspectives, future opportunities.
    * planificación para el futuro = future proofing.
    * por si hace falta consultarlo en el futuro = for future reference.
    * posibilidades de futuro = future possibilities.
    * predecir el futuro = gaze into + crystal ball.
    * preparación para el futuro = future proofing.
    * preparado para el futuro = future-proof.
    * preparar para el futuro = future-proof.
    * prepararse para el futuro = embrace + the future.
    * previsión de futuro = future proofing.
    * previsiones para el futuro = future development(s).
    * pronósticos de futuro = future predictions.
    * proyectar hacia el futuro = project + ahead.
    * repercutir en el futuro = shape + the future.
    * salto hacia el futuro = leap into + the future.
    * salvaguardar el futuro = safeguard + the future.
    * tener futuro = have + potential, there + be + a future for/in, have + a future.
    * vida futura = future life.
    * visión de futuro = foresight, future vision, farsightedness [far-sightedness], vision, vision into the future.
    * visión del futuro = insight into the future.
    * * *
    I
    - ra adjetivo < presidente> future (before n)
    II
    1) ( porvenir) future

    ¿qué nos deparará el futuro? — what will the future bring?

    en un futuro cercano or próximo — in the near future

    en el or en lo futuro — in future

    un empleo con/sin futuro — a job with good prospects/with no prospects

    2) (Ling) future (tense)
    III
    - ra masculino, femenino (fam & hum) intended (colloq & hum)
    * * *
    el futuro
    (n.) = years ahead, the, road ahead, the

    Ex: It is believed that the years ahead will see an increase in such programs.

    Ex: The conference topic, the future of library and information studies education, was a means for determining the road ahead through the three Cs of continuity, culture and competition.

    = forthcoming, future, intending, prospect, would-be + Nombre, outlook, coming, horizon, long haul, prospective, yet-to-be, future ahead, intended.

    Ex: Following internal discussion, it was agreed that a new library should be given the University's top priority in any forthcoming capital building project.

    Ex: The use of a scheme in centrally or co-operatively produced catalogue records can also be important in establishing its future.
    Ex: The intending borrower merely specifies a search key for the item he wishes to borrow, and the system provides a bibliographic description.
    Ex: At the time OCLC started, there was no prospect for a national authority file.
    Ex: The only viable alternatives open to would-be users are to produce or commission the production of custom-made application programs.
    Ex: In their first review article of children's reference books in 1982, the School Library Journal's Review Committe for children's reference books presents a bleak outlook.
    Ex: I have myself seen, in a northern market, a bookstall where the stall-holder had over a dozen old shoeboxes under the counter in which each month the ten new titles were placed so that the customers could buy the whole new range gradually over the coming month.
    Ex: Barbara Tillett's vision of one seamless bibliographic system, either real or virtual, looks realizable over a 5 to 10 year horizon.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Legacy for the long haul' = El artículo se titula "El patrimonio para el futuro".
    Ex: The advocacy of title entry for serials implies an ideology which focuses on the publication as the principal object of interest of the prospective library user rather than the work conveyed by the book or publication.
    Ex: If the past is an indicator, current, emerging and yet-to-be Web features and functionalities will have a significant impact on the content and publishing of serials.
    Ex: The road of special librarianship was branching, and in order to succeed members had to look down both forks in order to be best prepared for the future ahead.
    Ex: In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    * acondicionado para el futuro = future-proof.
    * adivinación del futuro = fortune telling.
    * adivinar el futuro = fortune telling.
    * anticipar el futuro = anticipate + the future.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con visión de futuro = far-sighted, forward-thinking, far-seeing, long-sighted.
    * ¿cuál es el futuro de? = quo vadis.
    * del futuro = of the years to come, yet to come.
    * determinar el futuro = shape + the future.
    * donación futura = planned giving.
    * el futuro = the way ahead, the way of the future.
    * el futuro + estar + justo a la vuelta de la esquina = the future + be + just around the corner.
    * encarar el futuro = face up to + the future.
    * en cualquier momento en el futuro = at some stage.
    * en el futuro = Número + Tiempo + ahead, down the road, in future, in time(s) to come, at + future date, in (the) years to come, at some future time, in the years to come, in the years ahead, in years to come, at some future point, in the future, for future reference, for the years to come.
    * en el futuro a largo plazo = in the long-term future.
    * en el futuro cercano = in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro inmediato = in the offing, in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro lejano = further in the future.
    * enfrentarse al futuro = face up to + the future, face + the future.
    * en un futuro cercano = in the near future.
    * en un futuro más o menos cercano = in the near future, in the near future.
    * en un futuro muy cercano = in the very near future.
    * en un futuro no muy distante = in the not too distant future.
    * en un futuro no muy lejano = in the not too distant future, in the near future.
    * en un futuro próximo = in the near future.
    * esperar en el futuro = be in store for + Nombre + in the future, future + have in store.
    * falta de visión de futuro = shortsightedness, nearsightedness [near-sightedness], myopia.
    * falto de visión de futuro = myopic.
    * forjar el futuro = forge + the future, shape + the future.
    * futura generación = future generation.
    * futuro + aguardar = future + hold.
    * futuro a largo plazo = long-term future.
    * futuro cercano, el = near future, the.
    * futuro + deparar = future + hold, be in store for + Nombre + in the future, be in store for + Nombre + in the future, future + have in store.
    * futuro, el = years ahead, the, road ahead, the.
    * futuro esposo = bridegroom, husband-to-be.
    * futuro + estar + en + Posesivo + manos = future + be + in + Posesivo + hands.
    * futuro incierto = uncertain future.
    * futuro inmediato = immediate future.
    * futuro inmediato, el = near future, the.
    * futuro marido = bridegroom, husband-to-be.
    * futuro previsible = foreseeable future.
    * futuro profesional = professional future.
    * futuro prometedor = bright future.
    * hacer frente al futuro = face up to + the future.
    * hacia el futuro = onward(s).
    * hay que mirar hacia el futuro = the show must go on.
    * hay que pensar en el futuro = the show must go on.
    * hipotecar el futuro = mortgage + the future.
    * labrar el futuro = shape + the future.
    * lo que el futuro depara a = what is on store for.
    * mirar hacia el futuro = look forward, look + ahead.
    * Nombre + futuro = further + Nombre.
    * ocurrir en el futuro = go into + the future.
    * para el futuro = for the years to come, for the years ahead, for the future.
    * para futuras consultas = for future reference.
    * para siempre en el futuro = for the indefinite future.
    * para un futuro mejor = for a better future.
    * perspectivas de futuro = future prospects, future perspectives, future development(s), future opportunities.
    * perspectivas futuras = future perspectives, future opportunities.
    * planificación para el futuro = future proofing.
    * por si hace falta consultarlo en el futuro = for future reference.
    * posibilidades de futuro = future possibilities.
    * predecir el futuro = gaze into + crystal ball.
    * preparación para el futuro = future proofing.
    * preparado para el futuro = future-proof.
    * preparar para el futuro = future-proof.
    * prepararse para el futuro = embrace + the future.
    * previsión de futuro = future proofing.
    * previsiones para el futuro = future development(s).
    * pronósticos de futuro = future predictions.
    * proyectar hacia el futuro = project + ahead.
    * repercutir en el futuro = shape + the future.
    * salto hacia el futuro = leap into + the future.
    * salvaguardar el futuro = safeguard + the future.
    * tener futuro = have + potential, there + be + a future for/in, have + a future.
    * vida futura = future life.
    * visión de futuro = foresight, future vision, farsightedness [far-sightedness], vision, vision into the future.
    * visión del futuro = insight into the future.

    * * *
    futuro1 -ra
    ‹presidente› future ( before n)
    iré a verlo en un futuro viaje I'll call on him another time o on another trip o on a future trip
    las futuras generaciones future generations
    todo para la futura mamá everything for the mother-to-be
    mi futura esposa my bride-to-be
    A (porvenir) future
    ¿qué nos deparará el futuro? what will the future bring?
    en un futuro cercano or próximo in the near future
    en el or en lo futuro, llama antes de venir in future o another time, call before you come over
    un empleo con/sin futuro a job with good prospects/with no prospects
    su relación no tiene ningún futuro there's no future in their relationship, their relationship has no future
    a futuro ( Chi); in the future
    B ( Ling) future, future tense
    C futuros mpl ( Econ, Fin) futures (pl)
    futuro3 -ra
    masculine, feminine
    ( fam hum); intended ( colloq hum)
    todavía no me has presentado a tu futura you still haven't introduced me to your intended, you still haven't introduced me to the future Mrs Moffatt ( o Mrs Britton etc)
    * * *

     

    futuro 1
    ◊ -ra adjetivo

    future ( before n);
    las futuras generaciones future generations;
    la futura mamá the mother-to-be
    futuro 2 sustantivo masculino
    1 ( porvenir) future;
    ¿qué nos deparará el futuro? what will the future bring?;

    en un futuro cercano or próximo in the near future;
    en el or en lo futuro in future;
    un empleo con/sin futuro a job with good prospects/with no prospects;
    su relación no tiene futuro their relationship has no future
    2 (Ling) future (tense)
    futuro,-a
    I adjetivo future
    II sustantivo masculino future
    ' futuro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amenaza
    - auspiciar
    - esplendorosa
    - esplendoroso
    - futura
    - halagüeña
    - halagüeño
    - labrarse
    - poder
    - preocupar
    - visión
    - ya
    - augurar
    - buenaventura
    - clarividente
    - después
    - encarar
    - enfrentar
    - esperar
    - inseguro
    - ir
    - lejano
    - lejos
    - luego
    - mientras
    - previsor
    - resolver
    - ser
    English:
    affect
    - ahead
    - be
    - bleak
    - brighten
    - certain
    - definite
    - dim
    - dismal
    - doubtful
    - early
    - employ
    - far
    - finished
    - foreseeable
    - foretell
    - future
    - gonna
    - hereafter
    - hold
    - immediate
    - improbable
    - near
    - nowhere
    - prospect
    - prospective
    - remind
    - shall
    - shape
    - short-sighted
    - site
    - stake
    - store
    - tense
    - think ahead
    - to
    - vision
    - will
    - yet
    - beyond
    - dead
    - look
    - perfect
    - scrap
    - time
    - -to-be
    * * *
    futuro, -a
    adj
    1. [venidero] future;
    el futuro sucesor del rey the king's heir;
    su futura esposa his wife-to-be;
    no cree que haya una vida futura he doesn't believe in an afterlife;
    mi futura cuñada my future sister-in-law;
    generaciones futuras future generations
    2. Gram future
    nm
    1. [tiempo] future;
    en el futuro… in future…;
    en un futuro cercano in the near future;
    sin futuro with no future, without prospects;
    ese negocio no tiene futuro there's no future in that business
    2. Gram future;
    en futuro in the future (tense)
    futuro imperfecto (simple) future (tense);
    futuro perfecto future perfect
    3. Fin
    futuros futures
    futuros financieros financial futures
    nm,f
    Fam [novio] intended;
    ¿cuándo me vas a presentar a tu futura? when are you going to introduce me to your intended?
    a futuro loc adv
    CSur, Méx in the future;
    eso lo veremos a futuro we'll see about that in the future o at some future date
    * * *
    I adj future atr
    II m future;
    en el futuro in (the) future
    * * *
    futuro, -ra adj
    : future
    futuro nm
    porvenir: future
    * * *
    futuro1 adj future
    futuro2 n future

    Spanish-English dictionary > futuro

  • 13 inevitablemente

    adv.
    inevitably.
    * * *
    1 inevitably
    * * *
    ADV inevitably, unavoidably
    * * *
    = ineluctably, inevitably, perforce, unavoidably, willy-nilly.
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex. Inevitably any abridgement poses the dilemma how to abridge, that is, what to leave out and what to include.
    Ex. Statistical categories are perforce crude tools for the evaluation of quality.
    Ex. Development was unavoidably slow during these 5 years because of the need for reconstruction after the war, but basic principles and guidelines for the future were formulated.
    Ex. But to make the distinction in this simplistic fashion is misleading because it suggests that books are willy-nilly of one of these two kinds only, each possessing intrinsic, absolute qualities which inevitably affect readers in one way or the other.
    * * *
    = ineluctably, inevitably, perforce, unavoidably, willy-nilly.

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.

    Ex: Inevitably any abridgement poses the dilemma how to abridge, that is, what to leave out and what to include.
    Ex: Statistical categories are perforce crude tools for the evaluation of quality.
    Ex: Development was unavoidably slow during these 5 years because of the need for reconstruction after the war, but basic principles and guidelines for the future were formulated.
    Ex: But to make the distinction in this simplistic fashion is misleading because it suggests that books are willy-nilly of one of these two kinds only, each possessing intrinsic, absolute qualities which inevitably affect readers in one way or the other.

    * * *
    inevitably, unavoidably
    * * *
    inevitably

    Spanish-English dictionary > inevitablemente

  • 14 legal

    adj.
    no cumple los requisitos legales it doesn't meet the legal requirements
    asesoramiento legal legal advice
    3 forensic.
    medicina legal legal medicine
    4 honest, decent (informal) (de confianza). (peninsular Spanish)
    * * *
    1 (gen) legal
    2 argot (persona) above-board, upfront
    * * *
    adj.
    legal, lawful
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=de ley) legal
    2) [persona] (=de confianza) trustworthy, truthful, reliable

    es un tío legal* he's a good bloke *

    3) (=sin antecedentes) [archivo] clean *; [persona] clean *, with no police record
    4) And (=excelente) great *
    * * *
    1) (Der)
    a) <trámite/documentos> legal
    b) (lícito, permitido) lawful
    2)
    a) (Col, Per arg) ( estupendo) great (colloq)
    b) (Esp arg) ( de fiar) cool (sl)
    * * *
    = legal, legalistic, statutory, lawful, over the counter, licit, legit, kosher, legalised [legalized, -USA].
    Ex. University courses in legal information work should take on board the teaching of the new technology.
    Ex. Patents abstracting is a special skill, involving not only a technical knowledge, but also a facility for unravelling the special legalistic jargon in which patents abound.
    Ex. As we saw earlier, I&R services were not invented by public libraries, but developed as a tool of other statutory and voluntary social work agencies.
    Ex. DIALOG has made it lawful for searchers to send copies of search results to their colleagues.
    Ex. With minor revision, the design recommendations were appropriate for developing over the counter medicinal leaflets.
    Ex. The lines between licit & illicit operations have become blurred, as markets have become globalized.
    Ex. What is ironic about the intellectual property law is that it often penalizes the legit consumers more than the pirates it intends to foil.
    Ex. Some mammals, such as pigs, have a cloven hoof but are not considered kosher because they do not meet other criteria.
    Ex. Even those states who are pushing for legalized sports betting are missing the point when it comes to making a profit through sports betting.
    ----
    * acción legal = legal action.
    * actuación legal = legal proceedings.
    * acuerdo legal = legal settlement.
    * asesoramiento legal = legal advice, legal aid.
    * asesoría legal = legal advice centre.
    * ayuda legal = legal assistance.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * condiciones legales de uso = legal boilerplate.
    * cuestión legal = legal issue.
    * custodia legal = legal guardianship.
    * depósito legal = legal deposit.
    * derecho legal = legal right.
    * documento legal = legal document.
    * emprender acciones legales = take + legal proceedings, take + legal action.
    * impedimento legal = estoppel.
    * jerga legal = legalease.
    * laguna legal = loophole.
    * marco legal = legal framework.
    * medicina legal = legal medicine.
    * moneda de curso legal = legal tender.
    * norma legal = statutory provision.
    * obligación legal = legal obligation.
    * plazo legal = statutory term.
    * protección legal = legal protection.
    * residencia legal = legal residence.
    * separación legal = separation from bed and board, a mensa et thoro.
    * sistema legal, el = legal system, the.
    * tutor legal = legal guardian.
    * vacío legal = loophole, legal void.
    * * *
    1) (Der)
    a) <trámite/documentos> legal
    b) (lícito, permitido) lawful
    2)
    a) (Col, Per arg) ( estupendo) great (colloq)
    b) (Esp arg) ( de fiar) cool (sl)
    * * *
    = legal, legalistic, statutory, lawful, over the counter, licit, legit, kosher, legalised [legalized, -USA].

    Ex: University courses in legal information work should take on board the teaching of the new technology.

    Ex: Patents abstracting is a special skill, involving not only a technical knowledge, but also a facility for unravelling the special legalistic jargon in which patents abound.
    Ex: As we saw earlier, I&R services were not invented by public libraries, but developed as a tool of other statutory and voluntary social work agencies.
    Ex: DIALOG has made it lawful for searchers to send copies of search results to their colleagues.
    Ex: With minor revision, the design recommendations were appropriate for developing over the counter medicinal leaflets.
    Ex: The lines between licit & illicit operations have become blurred, as markets have become globalized.
    Ex: What is ironic about the intellectual property law is that it often penalizes the legit consumers more than the pirates it intends to foil.
    Ex: Some mammals, such as pigs, have a cloven hoof but are not considered kosher because they do not meet other criteria.
    Ex: Even those states who are pushing for legalized sports betting are missing the point when it comes to making a profit through sports betting.
    * acción legal = legal action.
    * actuación legal = legal proceedings.
    * acuerdo legal = legal settlement.
    * asesoramiento legal = legal advice, legal aid.
    * asesoría legal = legal advice centre.
    * ayuda legal = legal assistance.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * condiciones legales de uso = legal boilerplate.
    * cuestión legal = legal issue.
    * custodia legal = legal guardianship.
    * depósito legal = legal deposit.
    * derecho legal = legal right.
    * documento legal = legal document.
    * emprender acciones legales = take + legal proceedings, take + legal action.
    * impedimento legal = estoppel.
    * jerga legal = legalease.
    * laguna legal = loophole.
    * marco legal = legal framework.
    * medicina legal = legal medicine.
    * moneda de curso legal = legal tender.
    * norma legal = statutory provision.
    * obligación legal = legal obligation.
    * plazo legal = statutory term.
    * protección legal = legal protection.
    * residencia legal = legal residence.
    * separación legal = separation from bed and board, a mensa et thoro.
    * sistema legal, el = legal system, the.
    * tutor legal = legal guardian.
    * vacío legal = loophole, legal void.

    * * *
    A ( Der)
    1 ‹trámite/documentos/requisitos› legal
    por la vía legal through legal channels, through the courts
    2 (lícito, permitido) lawful
    haré lo que me pidas, siempre que sea legal I'll do whatever you ask, as long as it's within the law o it's legal
    una manifestación legal a lawful demonstration
    3 ( Esp period) ‹terrorista/comando› with no previous convictions, with no criminal record
    C (Col, Per, AmC arg) (estupendo) great ( colloq), far out ( sl dated)
    D ( AmC fam) (justo) fair
    ser legal to be fair
    * * *

     

    legal adjetivo
    1 (Der)
    a)trámite/documentos legal

    b) (lícito, permitido) lawful;


    2 (Col, Per arg) ( estupendo) great (colloq)
    legal adjetivo
    1 Jur legal
    emprender acciones legales contra, to take legal action against
    2 fam (de confianza, honesto) honest, trustworthy
    ' legal' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - amparo
    - curso
    - daño
    - depósito
    - estado
    - judicial
    - juicio
    - jurídica
    - jurídico
    - límite
    - persona
    - prevaricación
    - valor
    - asesoría
    - bufete
    - lícito
    - personería
    - potestad
    - representación
    English:
    above-board
    - action
    - advice
    - assurance
    - etiquette
    - guardian
    - lawful
    - legal
    - legal adviser
    - legal holiday
    - legal tender
    - legal-size
    - loophole
    - tender
    - bar
    - hereafter
    - loop
    - otherwise
    - statutory
    * * *
    legal adj
    1. [conforme a ley] legal;
    su actuación no tiene base legal alguna his actions have no legal basis;
    no cumple los requisitos legales it doesn't meet the legal requirements;
    una moneda de curso legal a currency which is legal tender
    2. [relativo a la ley] legal;
    asesoramiento legal legal advice;
    una batalla legal a legal battle
    3. [forense] forensic;
    medicina legal forensic medicine
    4. Esp [terrorista, comando] with no criminal record;
    detuvieron a tres terroristas legales they arrested three terrorists who had never previously been charged
    5. Esp Fam [de confianza] honest, decent;
    es un tío muy legal he's a great guy o Br bloke
    * * *
    adj
    1 legal
    2 fam
    persona great fam, terrific fam
    * * *
    legal adj
    : legal, lawful
    legalmente adv
    * * *
    legal adj legal

    Spanish-English dictionary > legal

  • 15 misterioso

    adj.
    mysterious, hidden, secret, puzzling.
    * * *
    1 mysterious
    * * *
    (f. - misteriosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo mysterious
    * * *
    = arcane, darkling, mysterious, unexplainable, uncanny, shadowy, unaccountable, intriguing.
    Ex. It is the breadth, not the depth, of librarians' knowledge that enables them quickly to provide a productive context for even the most apparently arcane questions.
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex. By virtue of standing an easy first among the libraries of the region -- first in size of collection, first in financial support, and first in that mysterious quality known as 'excellence' -- Dorado was asked to assume the role.
    Ex. In Study 1 users performed significantly faster and made fewer errors with structured abstracts but there were some unexplainable practice effects.
    Ex. Surrealism is an art concerned not with love and liberation but with the uncanny, the compulsion to repeat, and the drive toward death.
    Ex. However, in spite of Seymour's very significant role in Dickens's life, he remains something of a shadowy figure and no book has ever been written about him.
    Ex. You read him to the end with a ravenous appetite and rise from the feast with an unaccountable sense of emptiness.
    Ex. Graphic displays are an intriguing step towards a multi-dimensional pictorial map of the subject areas covered by a thesaurus.
    ----
    * de manera misteriosa = eerily.
    * en circunstancias misteriosas = in mysterious circumstances.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo mysterious
    * * *
    = arcane, darkling, mysterious, unexplainable, uncanny, shadowy, unaccountable, intriguing.

    Ex: It is the breadth, not the depth, of librarians' knowledge that enables them quickly to provide a productive context for even the most apparently arcane questions.

    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex: By virtue of standing an easy first among the libraries of the region -- first in size of collection, first in financial support, and first in that mysterious quality known as 'excellence' -- Dorado was asked to assume the role.
    Ex: In Study 1 users performed significantly faster and made fewer errors with structured abstracts but there were some unexplainable practice effects.
    Ex: Surrealism is an art concerned not with love and liberation but with the uncanny, the compulsion to repeat, and the drive toward death.
    Ex: However, in spite of Seymour's very significant role in Dickens's life, he remains something of a shadowy figure and no book has ever been written about him.
    Ex: You read him to the end with a ravenous appetite and rise from the feast with an unaccountable sense of emptiness.
    Ex: Graphic displays are an intriguing step towards a multi-dimensional pictorial map of the subject areas covered by a thesaurus.
    * de manera misteriosa = eerily.
    * en circunstancias misteriosas = in mysterious circumstances.

    * * *
    mysterious
    * * *

    misterioso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    mysterious
    misterioso,-a adjetivo mysterious

    ' misterioso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    misteriosa
    - oculto
    English:
    cryptic
    - disclose
    - hiatus
    - mysterious
    - puzzling
    - shadowy
    - uncanny
    - weird
    * * *
    misterioso, -a adj
    mysterious
    * * *
    adj mysterious
    * * *
    misterioso, -sa adj
    : mysterious
    * * *
    misterioso adj mysterious

    Spanish-English dictionary > misterioso

  • 16 mundo

    m.
    1 world.
    es un actor conocido en todo el mundo he's a world-famous actor
    ha vendido miles de discos en todo el mundo she has sold thousands of records worldwide o all over the world
    seres de otro mundo creatures from another planet
    el Nuevo mundo the New World
    el otro mundo the next world, the hereafter
    el Tercer mundo the Third World
    desde que el mundo es mundo since the dawn of time
    el mundo es un pañuelo it's a small world
    medio mundo half the world, a lot of people
    no es cosa o nada del otro mundo it's nothing special
    por nada del mundo not for (all) the world
    se le cayó el mundo encima his world fell apart
    todo el mundo everyone, everybody
    traer al mundo to give birth to
    venir al mundo to come into the world, to be born
    2 worldly-wisdom.
    * * *
    1 world
    el mundo del cine the cinema, the world of cinema
    2 figurado (abismo) vast difference
    3 (baúl) trunk
    \
    caérsele/venírsele a alguien el mundo encima to see one's world turned upside down
    correr/ver mundo to see places
    desde que el mundo es mundo since the beginning of time
    el mundo es un pañuelo it's a small world
    hacer un mundo de algo to make a big fuss over something
    medio mundo figurado absolutely everybody
    no ser nada del otro mundo to be nothing to write home about
    ponerse el mundo por montera not to care what people think
    por nada del mundo not for all the world
    ser una mujer/un hombre de mundo to be a woman/man of the world
    tener mundo to know the ways of the world
    traer al mundo to bring into the world
    venir al mundo to come into the world
    el fin del mundo the end of the world
    el Nuevo Mundo the New World
    el otro mundo the hereafter
    el Tercer Mundo the Third World
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=lo creado) world

    el mundo antiguoancient world

    el Nuevo Mundo — the New World

    el otro mundo — the next world, the hereafter

    el Tercer Mundo — the Third World

    el Viejo Mundo — the Old World

    hombre 1., 1)
    2) (=humanidad)

    medio mundo — almost everybody

    todo el mundo — everyone, everybody

    3) (=ámbito) world
    4) (=vida mundana) world
    5)
    - por esos mundos de Dios

    ponerse el mundo por montera —

    se cansó de trabajar en una oficina, se puso el mundo por montera y se hizo artista — he grew tired of working in an office, so he threw caution to the wind and became an artist

    - venir al mundo
    - ver mundo
    comer 3.
    6)

    un mundo (=mucho)

    no debemos hacer un mundo de sus comentarios — there's no need to blow her comments out of proportion, we shouldn't read too much into her comments

    * * *
    1) (el universo, la Tierra)

    comerse el mundo: parece que se va a comer el mundo he looks as if he could take on the world; correr mundo to get around; del otro mundo: no es nada del otro mundo he's/it's nothing special o (colloq) he's/it's nothing to write home about; desde que el mundo es mundo since time began, since time immemorial (liter); el mundo es un pañuelo it's a small world; hundirse or venirse abajo el mundo: por eso no se va a hundir el mundo it's not the end of the world; pensé que el mundo se me venía abajo I thought my world was falling apart; partir de este mundo (euf) to depart this life o world (euph); por nada del or en el mundo: yo no me lo pierdo por nada del mundo I wouldn't miss it for the world; no lo vendería por nada en el mundo I wouldn't sell it for anything in the world o (colloq) for all the tea in China; ponerse el mundo por montera to scorn the world and its ways; qué pequeño or chico es el mundo! it's a small world!; tal y como vino al mundo stark naked, as naked as the day he/she was born; traer a alguien/venir al mundo to bring somebody/come into the world; ver mundo — to see the world

    2) (planeta, universo) planet, world

    por esos mundos de Dios — here, there and everywhere

    3)
    a) (porción de la realidad, de lo concebible) world

    el mundo de los negocios/la droga — the business/drugs world

    4) ( gente)
    5)

    un mundo — (mucho, muchos)

    un mundo de gentecrowds o hordes of people

    6)

    tienen or han visto mucho mundo — they've been around

    * * *
    = scene, world.
    Ex. A recent inexpensive introduction to the microcomputer scene, the Sinclair QL, uses a 32 bit processor (the Motorola 680008) and offers 128K RAM expandable to 640K.
    Ex. Together they constitute the world's largest data base.
    ----
    * abarcar el mundo = span + the globe.
    * abrirse camino en el mundo = make + Posesivo + way in the world.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * ajeno al mundo = unwordly.
    * al otro lado del mundo = half way (a)round the world.
    * buscar por todo el mundo = search + the world (over).
    * campeonato del mundo = world cup.
    * causar sensación en el mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * cautivar al mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * como si se acabara el mundo = like there's no tomorrow.
    * como si se fuese a acabar el mundo = like there's no tomorrow.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * conocer (el) mundo = travel around + the world.
    * correr mundo = see + life, see + the world.
    * cubrir el mundo = span + the globe.
    * culo del mundo, el = back of beyond, the.
    * cultura del mundo impreso = print culture.
    * dar todo el oro del mundo = give + Posesivo + right arm.
    * dedicar todo el esfuerzo del mundo a = put + Posesivo + heart into.
    * del mundo real = real-world.
    * de otro mundo = unworldly.
    * desde que el mundo es mundo = from the beginning of time, since the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desear a Algo o Alguien toda la suerte del mundo = wish + Nombre + every success.
    * deseoso de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * de todas las partes del mundo = from all over the world, from all over the globe, from every part of the world.
    * de todo el mundo = world over, the, around the world, across the globe, from (all) around the world, throughout the world, around the globe, from (all) around the globe, all over the globe, from across the world, across the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * dueño del mundo, el = cock-of-the-walk.
    * el dinero mueve al mundo = money makes the world go (a)round.
    * el fin del mundo = the ends of the earth.
    * el mundo de las noticias = newsmaking.
    * el mundo en la palma de la mano = the world in the palm of + Posesivo + hand.
    * el mundo está a sus pies = the world is + Posesivo + oyster.
    * el mundo es un pañuelo = it's a small world.
    * en el culo del mundo = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el mundo = on the face of the earth, on the world stage.
    * en el mundo antiguo = in antiquity.
    * en el mundo entero = all over the world, worldwide [world-wide], all around the world, throughout the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * en el mundo nos rodea = out there.
    * en todo el mundo = worldwide [world-wide], world over, the, around the world, all around the world, all over the world, across the globe, throughout the world, around the globe, across the world, around the planet, the world over, in the whole world.
    * en un mundo ideal = in an ideal world.
    * en un mundo perfecto = in a perfect world.
    * envidia del mundo, la = world's envy, the.
    * experiencia del mundo = worldliness.
    * experiencia del mundo real = real-world training.
    * famoso en el mundo entero = world-renowned, world-renown.
    * famoso en todo el mundo = world-famous [world famous], world-renowned, world-renown.
    * Fomento de la Biblioteconomía en el Tercer Mundo (ALP) = Advancement of Librarianship in the Third World (ALP).
    * formación en el mundo real = real-world training.
    * haber recorrido mucho mundo = be well-travelled.
    * hasta el fin del mundo = until the end of the world.
    * hombre que tiene mucho mundo = a man of the world.
    * incluir a todo el mundo = inclusivity.
    * inclusión en el mundo de las redes = e-inclusion.
    * inclusión en el mundo electrónico = e-inclusion.
    * la mano que mece la cuna gobierna el mundo = the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world, the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
    * la mayoría del mundo = the majority of the world, most people, the majority of the people.
    * maravilla del mundo = wonder of the world.
    * mujer que tiene mucho mundo = a woman of the world.
    * mundo académico = academe, academia.
    * mundo académico, el = academic, the, academic world, the, world of academia, the.
    * mundo analógico, el = analog world, the.
    * mundo árabe, el = Arab world, the.
    * mundo científico, el = scholarly community, the, scientific world, the.
    * mundo clásico, el = classical world, the.
    * mundo comercial, el = commercial world, the.
    * mundo cotidiano = lifeworld [life world].
    * mundo de fantasía = fantasy world, world of fancy.
    * mundo de habla inglesa, el = English-speaking world, the.
    * mundo de la ciencia, el = world of science, the, scientific world, the.
    * mundo de la documentación, el = information world, the.
    * mundo de la empresa = business world.
    * mundo de la empresa, el = corporate world, the.
    * mundo de la fantasía, el = world of make-believe, the, land of make-believe, the.
    * mundo de la información, el = information world, the, information business, the, infosphere, the.
    * mundo de la letra impresa, el = print world, the.
    * mundo de la mafia, el = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the.
    * mundo de la moda, el = fashion world, the, world of fashion, the.
    * mundo de la música, el = music world, the.
    * mundo de la música popular, el = Tin Pan Alley.
    * mundo del arte, el = art world, the.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * mundo de las drogas = drug culture.
    * mundo de las empresas = business environment.
    * mundo de las letras, el = world of letters, the.
    * mundo del comercio del libro = book-trade life.
    * mundo del espectáculo, el = show business.
    * mundo del hampa = criminal underworld.
    * mundo del hampa, el = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the.
    * mundo del libro, el = book world, the.
    * mundo de los medios de comunicación, el = mediascape, the.
    * mundo de los negocios = business world, business environment.
    * mundo del papel impreso, el = paper world, the.
    * mundo desarrollado, el = developed world, the.
    * mundo digital, el = digital world, the.
    * mundo, el = globe, the.
    * mundo electrónico, el = electronic world, the.
    * mundo empresarial = business world, business environment.
    * mundo empresarial, el = corporate world, the.
    * mundo exterior, el = outside world, the.
    * mundo fantástico = fantasy world.
    * mundo feliz = brave new world.
    * mundo + girar en torno a = enterprise + revolve on.
    * mundo ideal, el = ideal world, the.
    * mundo imaginado = imaginary world, imagined world.
    * mundo imaginario = imaginary world, imagined world.
    * mundo impreso, el = print world, the.
    * mundo industrializado, el = industrialised world, the.
    * mundo islámico, el = Islamic world, the.
    * mundo laboral = job market, working world.
    * mundo material = material world.
    * mundo moderno = modern world, modernised world.
    * mundo occidental, el = western world, the, West, the, Occident, the.
    * mundo real, el = real world, the.
    * mundos aparte = worlds apart, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * mundos opuestos = like oil and water.
    * mundo utópico perverso = dystopia.
    * navegar por el mundo = roam + the seven seas.
    * ningún + Nombre + del mundo = all + Nombre + in the world.
    * Nuevo Mundo, el = New World, the.
    * país del tercer mundo = third world country.
    * por nada del mundo = for the life of me.
    * por todo el mundo = worldwide [world-wide], around the world, across the globe, around the globe, across the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * recorrer el mundo = travel around + the world.
    * salvar el mundo = save + the world.
    * ser dos mundos completamente distintos = be poles apart.
    * ser el culo del mundo = be the pits.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * Siete Maravillas del Mundo, las = Seven Wonders of the World, the.
    * surcar los siete mares = sail + the seven seas.
    * tener éxito en el mundo = succeed in + the world.
    * tener lo mejor de ambos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo mejor de los dos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tercer mundo, el = third world, the.
    * todas las razones del mundo = every reason.
    * todo el mundo = all and sundry, every Tom, Dick and Harry, everybody, each and everyone.
    * todo el mundo debe tener acceso a la información = access for all.
    * triunfar en el mundo = succeed in + the world.
    * una mujer de mundo = a woman of the world.
    * un hombre de mundo = a man of the world.
    * un mundo aparte = a world apart, a breed apart.
    * usuario del mundo de los negocios = business user.
    * venir al mundo = come into + the world.
    * ventana al mundo = window on/to the world.
    * ver el mundo desde una perspectiva diferente = see + the world in a different light.
    * ver mundo = see + life, see + the world.
    * viajar por el mundo = travel around + the world.
    * vida del mundo literario = literary life.
    * Viejo Mundo, el = Old World, the.
    * visión del mundo = world view [worldview/world-view].
    * vivir en otro mundo = live in + cloud cuckoo land.
    * vivir en un mundo aparte = inhabit + a world of + Posesivo + own.
    * vivir mundo = see + life, see + the world.
    * * *
    1) (el universo, la Tierra)

    comerse el mundo: parece que se va a comer el mundo he looks as if he could take on the world; correr mundo to get around; del otro mundo: no es nada del otro mundo he's/it's nothing special o (colloq) he's/it's nothing to write home about; desde que el mundo es mundo since time began, since time immemorial (liter); el mundo es un pañuelo it's a small world; hundirse or venirse abajo el mundo: por eso no se va a hundir el mundo it's not the end of the world; pensé que el mundo se me venía abajo I thought my world was falling apart; partir de este mundo (euf) to depart this life o world (euph); por nada del or en el mundo: yo no me lo pierdo por nada del mundo I wouldn't miss it for the world; no lo vendería por nada en el mundo I wouldn't sell it for anything in the world o (colloq) for all the tea in China; ponerse el mundo por montera to scorn the world and its ways; qué pequeño or chico es el mundo! it's a small world!; tal y como vino al mundo stark naked, as naked as the day he/she was born; traer a alguien/venir al mundo to bring somebody/come into the world; ver mundo — to see the world

    2) (planeta, universo) planet, world

    por esos mundos de Dios — here, there and everywhere

    3)
    a) (porción de la realidad, de lo concebible) world

    el mundo de los negocios/la droga — the business/drugs world

    4) ( gente)
    5)

    un mundo — (mucho, muchos)

    un mundo de gentecrowds o hordes of people

    6)

    tienen or han visto mucho mundo — they've been around

    * * *
    el mundo
    (n.) = globe, the

    Ex: South Asia must make efforts to reach other parts of the globe in order to make the information age truly viable.

    = scene, world.

    Ex: A recent inexpensive introduction to the microcomputer scene, the Sinclair QL, uses a 32 bit processor (the Motorola 680008) and offers 128K RAM expandable to 640K.

    Ex: Together they constitute the world's largest data base.
    * abarcar el mundo = span + the globe.
    * abrirse camino en el mundo = make + Posesivo + way in the world.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * ajeno al mundo = unwordly.
    * al otro lado del mundo = half way (a)round the world.
    * buscar por todo el mundo = search + the world (over).
    * campeonato del mundo = world cup.
    * causar sensación en el mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * cautivar al mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * como si se acabara el mundo = like there's no tomorrow.
    * como si se fuese a acabar el mundo = like there's no tomorrow.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * conocer (el) mundo = travel around + the world.
    * correr mundo = see + life, see + the world.
    * cubrir el mundo = span + the globe.
    * culo del mundo, el = back of beyond, the.
    * cultura del mundo impreso = print culture.
    * dar todo el oro del mundo = give + Posesivo + right arm.
    * dedicar todo el esfuerzo del mundo a = put + Posesivo + heart into.
    * del mundo real = real-world.
    * de otro mundo = unworldly.
    * desde que el mundo es mundo = from the beginning of time, since the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desear a Algo o Alguien toda la suerte del mundo = wish + Nombre + every success.
    * deseoso de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * de todas las partes del mundo = from all over the world, from all over the globe, from every part of the world.
    * de todo el mundo = world over, the, around the world, across the globe, from (all) around the world, throughout the world, around the globe, from (all) around the globe, all over the globe, from across the world, across the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * dueño del mundo, el = cock-of-the-walk.
    * el dinero mueve al mundo = money makes the world go (a)round.
    * el fin del mundo = the ends of the earth.
    * el mundo de las noticias = newsmaking.
    * el mundo en la palma de la mano = the world in the palm of + Posesivo + hand.
    * el mundo está a sus pies = the world is + Posesivo + oyster.
    * el mundo es un pañuelo = it's a small world.
    * en el culo del mundo = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el mundo = on the face of the earth, on the world stage.
    * en el mundo antiguo = in antiquity.
    * en el mundo entero = all over the world, worldwide [world-wide], all around the world, throughout the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * en el mundo nos rodea = out there.
    * en todo el mundo = worldwide [world-wide], world over, the, around the world, all around the world, all over the world, across the globe, throughout the world, around the globe, across the world, around the planet, the world over, in the whole world.
    * en un mundo ideal = in an ideal world.
    * en un mundo perfecto = in a perfect world.
    * envidia del mundo, la = world's envy, the.
    * experiencia del mundo = worldliness.
    * experiencia del mundo real = real-world training.
    * famoso en el mundo entero = world-renowned, world-renown.
    * famoso en todo el mundo = world-famous [world famous], world-renowned, world-renown.
    * Fomento de la Biblioteconomía en el Tercer Mundo (ALP) = Advancement of Librarianship in the Third World (ALP).
    * formación en el mundo real = real-world training.
    * haber recorrido mucho mundo = be well-travelled.
    * hasta el fin del mundo = until the end of the world.
    * hombre que tiene mucho mundo = a man of the world.
    * incluir a todo el mundo = inclusivity.
    * inclusión en el mundo de las redes = e-inclusion.
    * inclusión en el mundo electrónico = e-inclusion.
    * la mano que mece la cuna gobierna el mundo = the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world, the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.
    * la mayoría del mundo = the majority of the world, most people, the majority of the people.
    * maravilla del mundo = wonder of the world.
    * mujer que tiene mucho mundo = a woman of the world.
    * mundo académico = academe, academia.
    * mundo académico, el = academic, the, academic world, the, world of academia, the.
    * mundo analógico, el = analog world, the.
    * mundo árabe, el = Arab world, the.
    * mundo científico, el = scholarly community, the, scientific world, the.
    * mundo clásico, el = classical world, the.
    * mundo comercial, el = commercial world, the.
    * mundo cotidiano = lifeworld [life world].
    * mundo de fantasía = fantasy world, world of fancy.
    * mundo de habla inglesa, el = English-speaking world, the.
    * mundo de la ciencia, el = world of science, the, scientific world, the.
    * mundo de la documentación, el = information world, the.
    * mundo de la empresa = business world.
    * mundo de la empresa, el = corporate world, the.
    * mundo de la fantasía, el = world of make-believe, the, land of make-believe, the.
    * mundo de la información, el = information world, the, information business, the, infosphere, the.
    * mundo de la letra impresa, el = print world, the.
    * mundo de la mafia, el = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the.
    * mundo de la moda, el = fashion world, the, world of fashion, the.
    * mundo de la música, el = music world, the.
    * mundo de la música popular, el = Tin Pan Alley.
    * mundo del arte, el = art world, the.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * mundo de las drogas = drug culture.
    * mundo de las empresas = business environment.
    * mundo de las letras, el = world of letters, the.
    * mundo del comercio del libro = book-trade life.
    * mundo del espectáculo, el = show business.
    * mundo del hampa = criminal underworld.
    * mundo del hampa, el = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the.
    * mundo del libro, el = book world, the.
    * mundo de los medios de comunicación, el = mediascape, the.
    * mundo de los negocios = business world, business environment.
    * mundo del papel impreso, el = paper world, the.
    * mundo desarrollado, el = developed world, the.
    * mundo digital, el = digital world, the.
    * mundo, el = globe, the.
    * mundo electrónico, el = electronic world, the.
    * mundo empresarial = business world, business environment.
    * mundo empresarial, el = corporate world, the.
    * mundo exterior, el = outside world, the.
    * mundo fantástico = fantasy world.
    * mundo feliz = brave new world.
    * mundo + girar en torno a = enterprise + revolve on.
    * mundo ideal, el = ideal world, the.
    * mundo imaginado = imaginary world, imagined world.
    * mundo imaginario = imaginary world, imagined world.
    * mundo impreso, el = print world, the.
    * mundo industrializado, el = industrialised world, the.
    * mundo islámico, el = Islamic world, the.
    * mundo laboral = job market, working world.
    * mundo material = material world.
    * mundo moderno = modern world, modernised world.
    * mundo occidental, el = western world, the, West, the, Occident, the.
    * mundo real, el = real world, the.
    * mundos aparte = worlds apart, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * mundos opuestos = like oil and water.
    * mundo utópico perverso = dystopia.
    * navegar por el mundo = roam + the seven seas.
    * ningún + Nombre + del mundo = all + Nombre + in the world.
    * Nuevo Mundo, el = New World, the.
    * país del tercer mundo = third world country.
    * por nada del mundo = for the life of me.
    * por todo el mundo = worldwide [world-wide], around the world, across the globe, around the globe, across the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * recorrer el mundo = travel around + the world.
    * salvar el mundo = save + the world.
    * ser dos mundos completamente distintos = be poles apart.
    * ser el culo del mundo = be the pits.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * Siete Maravillas del Mundo, las = Seven Wonders of the World, the.
    * surcar los siete mares = sail + the seven seas.
    * tener éxito en el mundo = succeed in + the world.
    * tener lo mejor de ambos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo mejor de los dos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tercer mundo, el = third world, the.
    * todas las razones del mundo = every reason.
    * todo el mundo = all and sundry, every Tom, Dick and Harry, everybody, each and everyone.
    * todo el mundo debe tener acceso a la información = access for all.
    * triunfar en el mundo = succeed in + the world.
    * una mujer de mundo = a woman of the world.
    * un hombre de mundo = a man of the world.
    * un mundo aparte = a world apart, a breed apart.
    * usuario del mundo de los negocios = business user.
    * venir al mundo = come into + the world.
    * ventana al mundo = window on/to the world.
    * ver el mundo desde una perspectiva diferente = see + the world in a different light.
    * ver mundo = see + life, see + the world.
    * viajar por el mundo = travel around + the world.
    * vida del mundo literario = literary life.
    * Viejo Mundo, el = Old World, the.
    * visión del mundo = world view [worldview/world-view].
    * vivir en otro mundo = live in + cloud cuckoo land.
    * vivir en un mundo aparte = inhabit + a world of + Posesivo + own.
    * vivir mundo = see + life, see + the world.

    * * *
    A
    (el universo, la Tierra): el mundo the world
    todas las naciones del mundo all the nations of the world
    artistas venidos de todo el mundo artists from all over the world
    uno de los mejores del mundo one of the best in the world
    me parece lo más normal del mundo it seems perfectly normal to me
    nadie se preocupa por los problemas ajenos y así anda el mundo nobody worries about other people's problems, and that's why the world is in the state it's in
    si todos fueran como tú ¿cómo estaría el mundo? if everyone was like you, where would we be?
    soñar con un mundo mejor to dream of a better world
    nuevo, otro1 (↑ otro (1)), tercero1 (↑ tercero (1)), viejo1 (↑ viejo (1))
    comerse el mundo: parece que se va a comer el mundo he looks as if he could take on the world
    correr mundo to get around
    del otro mundo: el libro no está mal, pero tampoco es nada del otro mundo the book isn't bad, but it's nothing special o ( colloq) nothing to shout about
    el novio no es nada del otro mundo her boyfriend's nothing special o ( colloq) nothing to write home about
    hablaba del lugar como si fuera algo del otro mundo he made it out to be the most fabulous place
    desde que el mundo es mundo since time began, since time immemorial ( liter)
    el mundo es un pañuelo it's a small world
    hundirse or venirse abajo el mundo: no te preocupes, por eso no se va a hundir el mundo don't worry, it's not the end of the world
    pensé que el mundo se me venía abajo I thought my world was falling apart o the bottom was falling out of my world
    ponerse el mundo por montera to scorn the world and its ways
    por nada del or en el mundo: no lo vendería por nada del or en el mundo I wouldn't sell it for anything in the world o ( colloq) for all the tea in China
    yo no me lo pierdo por nada del or en el mundo I wouldn't miss it for the world
    por nada del mundo quiso venir there was no way he'd come
    por nada del mundo voy a repetir lo que me dijo nothing would induce me to repeat what he told me
    ¡qué pequeño or chico es el mundo! it's a small world!
    tal y como vino al mundo stark naked, as naked as the day he/she was born
    traer a algn al mundo to bring sb into the world, give birth to sb
    venir al mundo to come into the world, be born
    ver mundo to see the world
    a beber y a tragar, que el mundo se va a acabar eat, drink and be merry (for tomorrow we die)
    B (planeta, universo) planet, world
    seres de otros mundos beings from other worlds o planets
    no se entera de nada, él vive en otro mundo he hasn't a clue what's going on, he's on another planet o in another world
    ¿no lo sabías? ¿pero tú en qué mundo vives? didn't you know? where have you been hiding o where have you been? ( colloq)
    por esos mundos de Dios here, there and everywhere, all over the place
    C
    1 (porción de la realidad, de lo concebible) world
    el mundo vegetal the plant world
    el mundo animal the animal world o kingdom
    el mundo sobrenatural the realm of the supernatural
    el mundo científico/capitalista/árabe the scientific/capitalist/Arab world
    el mundo de las letras/de las artes the world of letters/of the arts
    el mundo artístico the artistic world
    el mundo de los negocios/la droga the business/drugs world
    D
    (gente): lo sabe todo el mundo everybody o everyone knows it
    el mundo entero está pendiente de sus declaraciones the whole world awaits his statement
    fue y se lo contó a medio mundo he went and told just about everybody
    E
    un mundo (mucho, muchos): tengo un mundo de cosas que hacer I've got masses o hundreds of things to do
    había un mundo de gente en la plaza there were crowds o hordes of people in the square
    de tu opinión a la mía hay un mundo our opinions are worlds apart
    hay un mundo entre viajar en primera y viajar en clase turista there's a world of difference between traveling first class and tourist class
    cualquier problema se le hace un mundo he blows the slightest thing out of all proportion
    F
    1
    (vida material): el mundo the world
    los placeres del mundo worldly pleasures
    dejar el mundo to renounce the world, to take holy orders
    cuando vuelvas al mundo when you go back to the outside world
    2
    (experiencia): tienen or han visto mucho mundo they've seen a lot of life, they've been around
    una mujer que tiene mucho mundo a woman of the world
    hombre1 (↑ hombre (1))
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    mundo sustantivo masculino
    1 ( en general) world;

    el mejor del mundo the best in the world;
    me parece lo más normal del mundo it seems perfectly normal to me;
    es conocido en todo el mundo he is known worldwide;
    el mundo árabe the Arab world;
    el mundo de la droga the drugs world;
    el mundo del espectáculo showbusiness;
    todo el mundo lo sabe everybody knows it;
    el mundo es un pañuelo it's a small world;
    por nada del or en el mundo: yo no me lo pierdo por nada del mundo I wouldn't miss it for the world;
    no lo vendería por nada en el mundo I wouldn't sell it for anything in the world o (colloq) for all the tea in China;
    traer a algn/venir al mundo to bring sb/come into the world;
    ver mundo to see the world
    2 (planeta, universo) planet, world;
    él vive en otro mundo he's on another planet o in another world

    mundo sustantivo masculino
    1 world
    el mundo de la farándula, the show-business world
    2 (seres humanos) todo el mundo, everybody
    3 (experiencia) tener mucho mundo, to be a man/woman of the world
    ♦ Locuciones: caérsele/ venírsele el mundo encima, to be overwhelmed
    nada del otro mundo, nothing special
    por nada del mundo, not for all the world
    ver mundo, to travel around
    ' mundo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    comparable
    - consagración
    - de
    - desconectarse
    - islámico
    - más
    - miss
    - nada
    - ni
    - ombligo
    - oro
    - prioritaria
    - prioritario
    - proclamarse
    - recorrer
    - solidaria
    - solidario
    - tenerse
    - tercer
    - terráquea
    - terráqueo
    - toda
    - todo
    - tramoya
    - universal
    - valle
    - venir
    - voz
    - vuelta
    - actual
    - aislado
    - campeón
    - clásico
    - comercio
    - conocer
    - desquiciado
    - emotivo
    - entero
    - espectáculo
    - exterior
    - fantasía
    - globo
    - interior
    - natural
    - naturalidad
    - negocio
    - parejo
    - superpoblado
    - tercero
    - volver
    English:
    advanced
    - agreement
    - airport
    - Armageddon
    - around
    - astronomical
    - autonomous
    - awe-inspiring
    - best
    - brink
    - cat
    - circle
    - cloud cuckoo land
    - cocoon
    - common
    - concerned
    - cruise
    - densely
    - deny
    - earth
    - enunciate
    - everybody
    - everyone
    - exist
    - flash
    - flirt
    - globe trotting
    - high
    - home
    - hot
    - knowledge
    - large
    - male-dominated
    - man
    - manufacturer
    - Miss World
    - navigate
    - never-never land
    - over
    - publishing
    - quarrel
    - revolve
    - save
    - sought-after
    - sundry
    - Third World
    - ultimately
    - wander
    - wing
    - world
    * * *
    mundo nm
    1.
    el mundo [la Tierra, el universo] the world;
    el récord/campeón del mundo the world record/champion;
    el mejor/mayor del mundo the best/biggest in the world;
    es un actor conocido en todo el mundo he's a world-famous actor;
    ha vendido miles de discos en todo el mundo she has sold thousands of records worldwide o all over the world;
    seres de otro mundo creatures from another world;
    el mundo árabe/desarrollado the Arab/developed world;
    traer un niño al mundo to bring a child into the world;
    venir al mundo to come into the world, to be born;
    se le cayó el mundo encima his world fell apart;
    no se va a caer o [m5] hundir el mundo por eso it's not the end of the world;
    comerse el mundo: vino a la ciudad a comerse el mundo when he came to the city he was ready to take on the world;
    ¡hay que ver cómo está el mundo! what is the world coming to!;
    desde que el mundo es mundo since the dawn of time;
    Euf Anticuado
    echarse al mundo [prostituirse] to go on the streets;
    el mundo es un pañuelo it's a small world;
    el mundo anda al revés the world has been turned on its head;
    hacer un mundo de cualquier cosa o [m5] de algo sin importancia to make a mountain out of a molehill;
    todo se le hace un mundo she makes heavy weather out of everything;
    el otro mundo the next world, the hereafter;
    irse al otro mundo to pass away;
    no es nada del otro mundo it's nothing special;
    Fam
    se pone el mundo por montera she doesn't o couldn't give two hoots what people think;
    por esos mundos de Dios: están de viaje por esos mundos de Dios they're travelling around (all over the place);
    como nada en el mundo: querer a alguien como a nada en el mundo to love sb more than anything else in the world;
    por nada del mundo: no me lo perdería por nada del mundo I wouldn't miss it for (all) the world o for anything;
    tenemos todo el tiempo del mundo we have all the time in the world;
    se le vino el mundo encima his world fell apart;
    vivir en otro mundo to live in a world of one's own
    2. [la civilización] world;
    el mundo precolombino pre-Columbian civilizations
    el Mundo Antiguo the Old World
    3. [ámbito, actividad] world;
    el mundo animal the animal kingdom o world;
    el mundo rural the countryside, the country;
    el mundo de los negocios/de las artes the business/art world;
    Lupe vive en su (propio) mundo o [m5] en un mundo aparte Lupe lives in her own little world
    4. [gente]
    medio mundo half the world, a lot of people;
    todo el mundo, Méx [m5] todo mundo everyone, everybody;
    no vayas por ahí contándoselo a todo el mundo don't go around telling everyone;
    pago mis impuestos como todo el mundo I pay my taxes the same as everyone else
    5. [gran diferencia]
    hay un mundo entre ellos they're worlds apart
    6. [experiencia]
    un hombre/una mujer de mundo a man/woman of the world;
    correr mundo to see life;
    tener (mucho) mundo to be worldly-wise, to know the ways of the world;
    ver mundo to see life
    7. [vida seglar]
    renunciar al mundo to renounce the world
    * * *
    m world;
    el Nuevo Mundo the New World;
    el Tercer Mundo the Third World;
    el otro mundo the next world;
    nada del otro mundo nothing out of the ordinary;
    todo el mundo everybody, everyone;
    medio mundo just about everybody;
    tiene mucho mundo he’s seen life;
    ver mundo see the world;
    traer a alguien al mundo bring s.o. into the world, give birth to s.o;
    venir al mundo come into the world, be born;
    desde que el mundo es mundo since time immemorial;
    por nada del mundo not for anything in the world;
    se le hundió el mundo, se le vino o
    cayó el mundo encima his/her world fell apart
    * * *
    mundo nm
    1) : world
    2)
    todo el mundo : everyone, everybody
    * * *
    mundo n world
    todo el mundo everybody / everyone

    Spanish-English dictionary > mundo

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

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

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

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

     

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    2 ( en locs)

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

    ( no muy bien) so-so;

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

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


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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > más

  • 18 más allá

    adv.
    further on, beyond, farther, farther on.
    m.
    hereafter, other world, after life, life after death.
    * * *
    * * *
    el más allá the other world; voces del más allá voices from beyond the grave
    * * *
    = further than, farther, yonder, beyond that
    Ex. This chapter is relatively succinct and goes little further than identifying the major ideas.
    Ex. Modern abstracting can be traced at least as far back as the beginning of printing, and with a liberal definition of the term, much farther than that.
    Ex. His, he concludes, is the never-ending search for what is new in the world out yonder.
    Ex. Beyond that, no uniform policy seems to have been developed.
    * * *
    el más allá the other world; voces del más allá voices from beyond the grave
    * * *
    el más allá
    = afterlife [after-life], land of the dead, the

    Ex: Acceptance of the belief in an afterlife shows a slight decrease when the findings are compared with those of earlier studies.

    Ex: Having journeyed to the ends of the earth and the land of the dead, Heracles could therefore suggest closing down the Eleusian mysteries.

    = further than, farther, yonder, beyond that

    Ex: This chapter is relatively succinct and goes little further than identifying the major ideas.

    Ex: Modern abstracting can be traced at least as far back as the beginning of printing, and with a liberal definition of the term, much farther than that.
    Ex: His, he concludes, is the never-ending search for what is new in the world out yonder.
    Ex: Beyond that, no uniform policy seems to have been developed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > más allá

  • 19 oscuro

    adj.
    1 dark, obscure, dim, darkish.
    2 sullen, dark.
    3 brunette, brunet, black-a-vised, dark.
    * * *
    1→ link=obscuro obscuro
    * * *
    (f. - oscura)
    adj.
    1) dark
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=sin luz) dark

    ¡qué casa tan oscura! — what a dark house!

    2) [color, cielo, día] dark
    3) [texto, explicación] obscure
    4) (=sospechoso)

    oscuras intenciones — dubious intentions, sinister intentions

    5) (=incierto) [porvenir, futuro] uncertain
    6) (=poco conocido) obscure
    * * *
    - ra adjetivo
    1)
    a) <calle/habitación> dark
    b) <color/ojos/pelo> dark
    2)
    a) < intenciones> dark; < asunto> dubious
    b) ( poco claro) <significado/asunto> obscure
    c) ( poco conocido) <escritor/orígenes> obscure
    * * *
    = black [blacker -comp., blackest -sup.], dark [darker -comp., darkest -sup.], darkling, dim [dimmer -comp., dimmest -sup.], obscure, murky [murkier -comp., murkiest -sup.], dusky.
    Ex. Thoughts of this sort kept running about like clockwork mice in his head, while the murmur of chatter filled the room and outside dusk had yielded to black night.
    Ex. Input fields for passwords be dark to prevent other close the terminal from seeing, and perhaps copying the input.
    Ex. I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex. The genesis of this brave new world of solid state logic, in which bibliographic data are reduced to phantasmagoria on the faces of cathode-ray tubes (CRT), extends at most only three-quarters of a decade into the dim past.
    Ex. Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex. There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure.
    Ex. The film centers on a non-white secretary who believes that her dusky kin and non-Nordic features prevent her boss from returning her affections.
    ----
    * azul oscuro = deep blue.
    * callejón oscuro = dark alley.
    * claroscuro = light-and-shade.
    * cuarto oscuro de fotografía = photographic darkroom.
    * de color verde oscuro = bottle green.
    * dejar a oscuras = cut out + light.
    * de pelo oscuro = dark-haired.
    * en un pasado oscuro y lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * marrón oscuro = dark brown.
    * oscuro como boca de lobo = pitch-black, pitch-dark.
    * traje oscuro de rayas = pinstripe(d) suit.
    * un pasado oscuro = a dark past.
    * volverse oscuro = turn + dark.
    * * *
    - ra adjetivo
    1)
    a) <calle/habitación> dark
    b) <color/ojos/pelo> dark
    2)
    a) < intenciones> dark; < asunto> dubious
    b) ( poco claro) <significado/asunto> obscure
    c) ( poco conocido) <escritor/orígenes> obscure
    * * *
    = black [blacker -comp., blackest -sup.], dark [darker -comp., darkest -sup.], darkling, dim [dimmer -comp., dimmest -sup.], obscure, murky [murkier -comp., murkiest -sup.], dusky.

    Ex: Thoughts of this sort kept running about like clockwork mice in his head, while the murmur of chatter filled the room and outside dusk had yielded to black night.

    Ex: Input fields for passwords be dark to prevent other close the terminal from seeing, and perhaps copying the input.
    Ex: I surmise that Slake will start in the hard-edged reality of modern urban life before sliding ineluctably into the darkling land of Hereafter.
    Ex: The genesis of this brave new world of solid state logic, in which bibliographic data are reduced to phantasmagoria on the faces of cathode-ray tubes (CRT), extends at most only three-quarters of a decade into the dim past.
    Ex: Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex: There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure.
    Ex: The film centers on a non-white secretary who believes that her dusky kin and non-Nordic features prevent her boss from returning her affections.
    * azul oscuro = deep blue.
    * callejón oscuro = dark alley.
    * claroscuro = light-and-shade.
    * cuarto oscuro de fotografía = photographic darkroom.
    * de color verde oscuro = bottle green.
    * dejar a oscuras = cut out + light.
    * de pelo oscuro = dark-haired.
    * en un pasado oscuro y lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * marrón oscuro = dark brown.
    * oscuro como boca de lobo = pitch-black, pitch-dark.
    * traje oscuro de rayas = pinstripe(d) suit.
    * un pasado oscuro = a dark past.
    * volverse oscuro = turn + dark.

    * * *
    oscuro -ra
    A
    1 ‹calle/habitación› dark
    son las cuatro de la tarde y ya está oscuro it's only four o'clock and it's dark already
    la oscura y triste celda the gloomy cell
    un cuartucho oscuro a dim little room
    cuarto2 (↑ cuarto (2))
    2 ‹color/tono/ropa› dark; ‹ojos/pelo/piel› dark
    vestía de oscuro she was wearing dark clothes
    B
    1 (sospechoso, turbio) ‹intenciones› dark; ‹asunto› dubious
    su oscuro pasado her murky past
    aún quedan puntos oscuros sobre su desaparición there are still some unanswered questions o some things that seem suspicious regarding his disappearance
    2 (poco claro) ‹significado/asunto› obscure
    3 (poco conocido) ‹escritor/orígenes› obscure
    * * *

     

    oscuro
    ◊ -ra adjetivo

    1
    a)calle/habitación dark;


    b)color/ojos/pelo dark;


    2
    a) ( dudoso) ‹ intenciones dark;

    asunto dubious
    b) ( poco claro) ‹significado/asunto obscure

    c) ( poco conocido) ‹escritor/orígenes obscure

    oscuro,-a adjetivo
    1 (el día, un color) dark: siempre viste de oscuro, she always wears dark clothing
    una oscura mañana de invierno, a dark winter morning
    2 (un asunto, una idea) obscure
    3 (sospechoso, turbio) shady, suspect: hay algo oscuro en su pasado, there's a shady element in his past
    4 (el porvenir) uncertain
    ' oscuro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    negra
    - negro
    - oscura
    - parda
    - pardo
    - pasada
    - pasado
    - sórdida
    - sórdido
    - tenebrosa
    - tenebroso
    - color
    - ennegrecer
    - marrón
    - moreno
    - morocho
    - obscuro
    - prieto
    English:
    assailant
    - black
    - dark
    - darken
    - darkroom
    - deep
    - dim
    - dusky
    - gloomy
    - gun down
    - joke
    - murky
    - obscure
    - shadowy
    - still
    - pin
    - pitch-black
    - time
    * * *
    oscuro, -a, obscuro, -a adj
    1. [sin luz] dark;
    nos quedamos a oscuras we were left in darkness o in the dark;
    Fig
    en este tema estoy a oscuras I'm ignorant about this subject;
    ¡qué oscura está esta habitación! this room is very dark!;
    una casa oscura y lúgubre a dark and gloomy house
    2. [nublado] overcast;
    se quedó una tarde oscura the afternoon turned out overcast
    3. [color, traje, piel, pelo] dark
    4. [poco claro] obscure, unclear;
    palabras de oscuro sentido words whose meaning is unclear
    5. [incierto] uncertain, unclear;
    tiene un origen oscuro it's of uncertain origin
    6. [intenciones, asunto] shady
    7. [porvenir, futuro] gloomy
    8. [de poca relevancia] obscure, minor;
    un oscuro funcionario a minor official
    * * *
    adj
    1 dark;
    a oscuras in the dark
    2 fig
    obscure
    * * *
    oscuro, -ra adj
    1) : dark
    2) : obscure
    3)
    a oscuras : in the dark, in darkness
    * * *
    oscuro adj
    1. (en general) dark
    2. (poco conocido) obscure

    Spanish-English dictionary > oscuro

  • 20 partir

    v.
    1 to divide, to split.
    Ella partió la fruta She split the fruit.
    2 to break open.
    le partieron el brazo they broke his arm
    le partieron la ceja/el labio they split o cut her eyebrow/lip
    párteme un pedazo de pan break me off a piece of bread
    3 to leave, to set off.
    4 to depart, to get along, to go away, to leave.
    Ellos partieron ayer They departed yesterday.
    5 to crush, to move to pity, to shake.
    El dolor partió a Ricardo The pain crushed Richard.
    * * *
    1 (dividir) to divide, split
    2 (romper) to break; (nueces, almendras) to crack
    3 familiar (fastidiar) to mess up
    1 (irse) to leave, set out, set off
    2 (proceder) to originate from
    ¿de quién partió la idea? whose idea was it?
    1 to break
    \
    a partir de hoy from now on
    partir a alguien por la mitad to ruin somebody's plans, mess somebody up
    partir la cara a alguien familiar to smash somebody's face in
    partirse de risa familiar to split one's sides laughing
    * * *
    verb
    1) to cut, halve, split
    2) break, crack
    4) depart, leave
    - partir de
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=dividir) [+ tarta, sandía, baraja] to cut; [+ tableta de chocolate] to break; [+ tronco] to split

    parte la barra de pan por la mitad[con cuchillo] cut the baguette in half; [con las manos] break the baguette in half

    ¿te parto un trozo de queso? — shall I cut you (off) a piece of cheese?

    2) (=romper) [+ hueso, diente] to break; [+ rama] to break off; [+ nuez, almendra] to crack

    ¡te voy a partir la cara! — * I'm going to smash your face in! *

    3) (=distribuir) to share out; (=compartir) to share
    4) * (=fastidiar) to mess up *

    no soporto estas reuniones a las 11, me parten toda la mañana — I hate these 11 o'clock meetings, they mess up the whole morning *

    2. VI
    1) (=ponerse en camino) [persona, expedición] to set off; [tren, avión] to depart (de from) ( para for)( hacia in the direction of)
    2)

    partiendo de la base de que... — working on the principle that..., assuming that...

    ¿de quién partió la idea? — whose idea was it?

    3)

    a partir del lunes — from Monday, starting on Monday

    ¿qué podemos deducir a partir de estos datos? — what can we deduce from these data?

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( con cuchillo) <tarta/melón> to cut

    lo partió en dos/por la mitad — he cut it in two/in half

    ¿me partes otro trozo? — can you cut me another piece?

    b) ( romper) <piedra/coco> to break, smash; <nuez/avellana> to crack; <rama/palo> to break
    c) ( con golpe) < labio> to split (open); < cabeza> to split open

    te voy a partir la cara! — (fam) I'll smash your face in! (colloq)

    d) frío < labios> to chap
    2.
    partir vi
    1)
    a) (frml) tren/avión/barco to leave, depart (frml); persona/delegación to leave, depart (frml)
    b) auto (Chi) to start
    2)
    a)

    partir DE algode una premisa/un supuesto to start from something

    debemos partir de la base de que... — we should start from the premise that...

    b)

    a partir de ahora/ese momento — from now on/that moment on

    a partir del cambio la situación ha mejorado — since the change, the situation has improved

    a partir de hoy(as o starting) from today

    3.
    partirse v pron
    a) mármol/roca to split, smash

    se le partió un dienteshe broke o chipped a tooth

    b) (refl) < labio> to split; < diente> to break, chip
    * * *
    = cleave, split, head out, go forth.
    Ex. Ethnic and racial differences cleaved the American working class.
    Ex. In the mechanised paper fibre process individual pages are soaked and split so that acid-free paper can be put between the two layers.
    Ex. It's tempting to splurge on a new hi-fi system or head out on a shopping spree, but the smart option might be to pay off an existing debt.
    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    ----
    * a partir de = based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + algunos años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, from then on, thenceforth, whereafter, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * catalogar partiendo de cero = catalogue + from scratch.
    * comenzar partiendo de cero = build + from scratch.
    * compilar partiendo de cero = compile + from scratch, compile + from scratch.
    * construir partiendo de cero = construct + from scratch.
    * de partirse de risa = side-splitting.
    * hacer a partir de = make out of.
    * hacer una plancha a partir de un molde = cast + plate + from mould.
    * introducir datos partiendo de cero = enter from + scratch.
    * para partirse de risa = side-splitting.
    * partiendo de = on the basis of.
    * partiendo de cero = from scratch, from an empty slate, from the ground up.
    * partiendo de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * partiendo de la práctica = practice-led.
    * partiendo del hecho de que = based on the understanding that.
    * partir de = rest on/upon, stem from, draw on/upon, build on/upon, strike out from.
    * partir de cero = begin + from scratch.
    * partir de la base de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de la premisa de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de presupuestos = make + assumption.
    * partir de una premisa = base upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * partir el bacalao = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * partir en dos = halve, rend in + two.
    * partir por la mitad = halve, break in + half.
    * partir por medio = rend in + two.
    * partirse de reír = burst into + side-splitting laughter, burst into + a fit of laughter, be in fits of laughter.
    * partirse de risa = laugh + Posesivo + head off, burst into + side-splitting laughter, burst into + a fit of laughter.
    * partirse de risa = be in fits of laughter.
    * partirse la cara por = work + Reflexivo + to death, work + Reflexivo + to the ground.
    * ¡que + Pronombre + partir un rayo! = be damned!.
    * trabajar a partir de = work forward.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( con cuchillo) <tarta/melón> to cut

    lo partió en dos/por la mitad — he cut it in two/in half

    ¿me partes otro trozo? — can you cut me another piece?

    b) ( romper) <piedra/coco> to break, smash; <nuez/avellana> to crack; <rama/palo> to break
    c) ( con golpe) < labio> to split (open); < cabeza> to split open

    te voy a partir la cara! — (fam) I'll smash your face in! (colloq)

    d) frío < labios> to chap
    2.
    partir vi
    1)
    a) (frml) tren/avión/barco to leave, depart (frml); persona/delegación to leave, depart (frml)
    b) auto (Chi) to start
    2)
    a)

    partir DE algode una premisa/un supuesto to start from something

    debemos partir de la base de que... — we should start from the premise that...

    b)

    a partir de ahora/ese momento — from now on/that moment on

    a partir del cambio la situación ha mejorado — since the change, the situation has improved

    a partir de hoy(as o starting) from today

    3.
    partirse v pron
    a) mármol/roca to split, smash

    se le partió un dienteshe broke o chipped a tooth

    b) (refl) < labio> to split; < diente> to break, chip
    * * *
    = cleave, split, head out, go forth.

    Ex: Ethnic and racial differences cleaved the American working class.

    Ex: In the mechanised paper fibre process individual pages are soaked and split so that acid-free paper can be put between the two layers.
    Ex: It's tempting to splurge on a new hi-fi system or head out on a shopping spree, but the smart option might be to pay off an existing debt.
    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    * a partir de = based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + algunos años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, from then on, thenceforth, whereafter, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * catalogar partiendo de cero = catalogue + from scratch.
    * comenzar partiendo de cero = build + from scratch.
    * compilar partiendo de cero = compile + from scratch, compile + from scratch.
    * construir partiendo de cero = construct + from scratch.
    * de partirse de risa = side-splitting.
    * hacer a partir de = make out of.
    * hacer una plancha a partir de un molde = cast + plate + from mould.
    * introducir datos partiendo de cero = enter from + scratch.
    * para partirse de risa = side-splitting.
    * partiendo de = on the basis of.
    * partiendo de cero = from scratch, from an empty slate, from the ground up.
    * partiendo de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * partiendo de la práctica = practice-led.
    * partiendo del hecho de que = based on the understanding that.
    * partir de = rest on/upon, stem from, draw on/upon, build on/upon, strike out from.
    * partir de cero = begin + from scratch.
    * partir de la base de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de la premisa de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de presupuestos = make + assumption.
    * partir de una premisa = base upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * partir el bacalao = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * partir en dos = halve, rend in + two.
    * partir por la mitad = halve, break in + half.
    * partir por medio = rend in + two.
    * partirse de reír = burst into + side-splitting laughter, burst into + a fit of laughter, be in fits of laughter.
    * partirse de risa = laugh + Posesivo + head off, burst into + side-splitting laughter, burst into + a fit of laughter.
    * partirse de risa = be in fits of laughter.
    * partirse la cara por = work + Reflexivo + to death, work + Reflexivo + to the ground.
    * ¡que + Pronombre + partir un rayo! = be damned!.
    * trabajar a partir de = work forward.

    * * *
    partir [I1 ]
    vt
    1 (con cuchillo) ‹tarta/melón› to cut
    partió la pera en dos/por la mitad he cut the pear in two/in half
    parte la empanada en cinco partes iguales cut the pie into five equal pieces
    ¿me partes otro trozo? can you cut me another piece?
    2 (romper) ‹piedra/coco› to break, smash; ‹nuez/avellana› to crack
    ¿me partes un pedazo de pan? could you break me off a piece of bread?
    el rayo partió el árbol por la mitad the lightning split the tree in two
    partió la vara en dos he broke o snapped the stick in two
    3 (con un golpe) ‹labio› to split, split open; ‹cabeza› to split open
    ¡te voy a partir la cara! ( fam); I'll smash your face in! ( colloq)
    4 «frío» ‹labios› to chap
    5 ‹baraja› to cut
    ■ partir
    vi
    A
    ( frml); «tren/avión/barco» to leave, depart ( frml); «persona/delegación» to set off, leave
    partió ayer con destino a Londres she left for London yesterday
    partiremos a las ocho we'll set off o set out at eight, we shall depart at eight o'clock ( frml)
    la expedición partirá de Lima hacia Cuzco el día 15 the expedition will leave Lima for Cuzco on the 15th
    B «auto» ( Chi) to start
    C
    1 partir DE algo ‹de una premisa/un supuesto› to start FROM sth
    debemos partir de la base de que lograremos los fondos we should start from the premise o assumption that we will obtain the funds, we should start by assuming that we will obtain the funds
    partiendo de esta hipótesis taking this hypothesis as a starting point
    si partimos de que estamos en inferioridad de condiciones if we start by assuming/accepting that we are at a disadvantage
    2
    a partir de ese momento ella empezó a cambiar from that moment she began to change
    a partir de la implementación de esas medidas la situación ha venido mejorando since the implementation of these measures, the situation has been improving
    a partir de hoy/del sábado (starting) from today/from Saturday
    a partir de ahora from now on, starting from now
    a partir de ese lugar el ascenso se hace cada vez más difícil from that point on the ascent becomes increasingly difficult
    a partir de estos datos ¿qué conclusiones podemos sacar? what conclusions can we draw from these facts?, given these facts, what conclusions can we draw?
    1 «mármol/roca» to split, smash, break
    se le partió un diente she broke o chipped a tooth
    2 ( refl) «persona» ‹labio› to split; ‹diente› to break, chip
    si te caes, te vas a partir la cabeza if you fall, you'll split o crack your head open
    * * *

     

    partir ( conjugate partir) verbo transitivo
    a) ( con cuchillo) ‹tarta/melón to cut;


    b) ( romper) ‹piedra/coco to break, smash;

    nuez/avellana to crack;
    rama/palo to break

    cabeza to split open
    d) [ frío] ‹ labios to chap

    verbo intransitivo
    1
    a) (frml) ( marcharse) to leave, depart (frml)

    b) [ auto] (Chi) to start

    2
    a) partir DE algo ‹de una premisa/un supuesto› to start from sth

    b)


    a partir de ahora/ese momento from now on/that moment on;
    a partir de hoy (as o starting) from today
    partirse verbo pronominal
    a) [mármol/roca] to split, smash

    b) ( refl) ‹ labio to split;

    diente to break, chip
    partir
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (romper, quebrar) to break: me parte el corazón verte tan desalentada, it's heartbreaking to see you so depressed
    partir una nuez, to shell a walnut
    2 (dividir) to split, divide
    (con un cuchillo) to cut
    II vi (irse) to leave, set out o off
    ♦ Locuciones: a partir de aquí/ahora, from here on/now on
    a partir de entonces no volvimos a hablarnos, we didn't speak to each other from then on
    ' partir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alma
    - cero
    - cortar
    - piñón
    - salir
    - tarde
    - dividir
    - largo
    - momento
    English:
    as
    - begin
    - break off
    - break up
    - evening
    - from
    - halve
    - on
    - onward
    - onwards
    - pally
    - scratch
    - snap
    - split
    - start
    - thereafter
    - upward
    - upwards
    - after
    - break
    - consent
    - depart
    - hence
    - then
    - there
    - to
    - today
    - up
    * * *
    vt
    1. [dividir] to divide, to split (en into);
    parte el pastel en tres cut the cake in three;
    70 partido por 2 es igual a 35 70 divided by 2 equals 35
    2. [repartir] to share out;
    partió el dinero del premio con sus hermanos he shared the prize money with his brothers;
    partió el dinero del premio entre sus hermanos he shared out the prize money between his brothers
    3. [romper] to break open;
    [cascar] to crack; [cortar] to cut; [diente] to chip; [ceja, labio] to split (open), to cut;
    le partieron el brazo they broke his arm;
    le partieron la ceja/el labio they split o cut her eyebrow/lip;
    párteme un pedazo de pan break me off a piece of bread;
    párteme otra rodaja de melón cut me another slice of melon;
    partir una tarta por la mitad o [m5] en dos to cut a cake in half;
    Fam
    partirle la boca o [m5] la cara a alguien to smash sb's face in
    4. Fam [fastidiar]
    tener que salir de casa me parte por completo it's a real pain having to go out;
    aquel contratiempo nos partió la mañana that setback ruined our morning for us
    vi
    1. [marchar] to leave, to set off (de/para from/for);
    el buque partió de las costas británicas con rumbo a América the ship set sail from Britain for America
    2. [empezar]
    partir de to start from;
    partir de cero to start from scratch;
    la idea partió de un grupo de colegiales it was a group of schoolchildren that first had the idea;
    partimos de la base de que todos saben leer we are assuming that everyone can read;
    partiendo de este hecho, Newton creó una nueva teoría Newton built a new theory around this fact
    3. [repartir] to share out;
    el que parte y reparte se lleva la mejor parte people always save the biggest part for themselves
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 ( dividir, repartir) split
    2 ( romper) break open, split open
    3 ( cortar) cut
    II v/i ( irse) leave;
    partir de fig start from;
    a partir de hoy (starting) from today;
    a partir de ahora from now on
    * * *
    partir vt
    1) : to cut, to split
    2) : to break, to crack
    3) : to share (out), to divide
    partir vi
    1) : to leave, to depart
    2)
    partir de : to start from
    3)
    a partir de : as of, from
    a partir de hoy: as of today
    * * *
    partir vb
    1. (cortar) to cut [pt. & pp. cut]
    ¿me partes un trozo de queso? can you cut me a slice of cheese?
    2. (romper) to break [pt. broke; pp. broken]
    3. (marcharse) to leave [pt. & pp. left]
    partir algo por la mitad to cut something in half [pt. & pp. cut]
    partirse de risa to split your sides laughing [pt. & pp. split]

    Spanish-English dictionary > partir

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  • hereafter — ► ADVERB formal 1) from now on or at some time in the future. 2) after death. ► NOUN (the hereafter) ▪ life after death …   English terms dictionary

  • hereafter — O.E. heræfter (adv.) in the future; later on; see HERE (Cf. here) + AFTER (Cf. after). Meaning after death is mid 14c. As a noun, time in the future, from 1540s. Meaning a future world, the world to come is from 1702 …   Etymology dictionary

  • hereafter — [hir af′tər] adv. 1. after this; from now on; in the future 2. following this, esp. in a writing, book, etc. 3. in the state or life after death n. 1. the future 2. the state or life after death …   English World dictionary

  • Hereafter — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Hereafter – Das Leben danach Originaltitel Hereafter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hereafter — [[t]hɪ͟ərɑ͟ːftə(r), æ̱ft [/t]] 1) ADV: ADV with cl Hereafter means from this time onwards. [FORMAL, WRITTEN] My new plan seems admirable hereafter for three years my name will not appear at all. Syn: henceforth, from now on 2) ADV: ADV with cl In …   English dictionary

  • hereafter — here|af|ter1 [ˌhıərˈa:ftə US ˌhırˈæftər] adv 1.) [sentence adverb] formal from this time 2.) formal after death ▪ his belief in God and a life hereafter 3.) law in a later part of an official or legal document ▪ the Ulster Democratic Unionist… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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