Translation: from spanish

la mano buena

  • 201 asalto a mano armada

    armed robbery
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    (n.) = armed robbery, armed assault, heist
    Ex. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters in Southeast Asia.
    Ex. However, since the unthinkable sometimes happens in the best schools, ways that educators should react to an armed assault are likewise discussed.
    Ex. This knowing sequel to the breezy glamor of 'Ocean's Eleven' provides more thieves, more heists, more twists, more locations, and more playfulness than the original.
    * * *
    (n.) = armed robbery, armed assault, heist

    Ex: There has been a dramatic increase in the number of reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters in Southeast Asia.

    Ex: However, since the unthinkable sometimes happens in the best schools, ways that educators should react to an armed assault are likewise discussed.
    Ex: This knowing sequel to the breezy glamor of 'Ocean's Eleven' provides more thieves, more heists, more twists, more locations, and more playfulness than the original.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asalto a mano armada

  • 202 atraco a mano armada

    DERECHO armed robbery
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    (n.) = armed robbery, heist, daylight robbery
    Ex. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters in Southeast Asia.
    Ex. This knowing sequel to the breezy glamor of 'Ocean's Eleven' provides more thieves, more heists, more twists, more locations, and more playfulness than the original.
    Ex. Health-care price hike is daylight robbery.
    * * *
    * * *
    (n.) = armed robbery, heist, daylight robbery

    Ex: There has been a dramatic increase in the number of reported incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in waters in Southeast Asia.

    Ex: This knowing sequel to the breezy glamor of 'Ocean's Eleven' provides more thieves, more heists, more twists, more locations, and more playfulness than the original.
    Ex: Health-care price hike is daylight robbery.

    * * *
    armed robbery

    Spanish-English dictionary > atraco a mano armada

  • 203 bomba de mano

    hand grenade
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    (n.) = hand pump
    Ex. Those who drink groundwater from hand pumps may be at increased risk of infection and disease from pathogenic bacteria.
    * * *
    (n.) = hand pump

    Ex: Those who drink groundwater from hand pumps may be at increased risk of infection and disease from pathogenic bacteria.

    * * *
    hand grenade

    Spanish-English dictionary > bomba de mano

  • 204 buena fortuna

    f.
    good luck, mazel tov.
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    good luck
    * * *
    (n.) = good fortune
    Ex. There is an element of good fortune involved in being in the right place at the right time and it is essential to take the best advantage of whatever opportunities arise.
    * * *

    Ex: There is an element of good fortune involved in being in the right place at the right time and it is essential to take the best advantage of whatever opportunities arise.

    Spanish-English dictionary > buena fortuna

  • 205 buena voluntad

    f.
    goodwill, good intentions, readiness, willingness.
    * * *
    goodwill
    * * *
    (n.) = goodwill [good will]
    Ex. Scenes that include conflict, emotions, prejudices, misunderstandings, and unreasonableness but also kindliness, humor, friendliness, and goodwill are acted out daily in different kinds of libraries.
    * * *
    (n.) = goodwill [good will]

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > buena voluntad

  • 206 darse la mano

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > darse la mano

  • 207 de buena fe

    in good faith, with good intentions
    lo hizo de buena fe, pensando que nos ayudaría he did it in good faith thinking it would help us
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    = bona fide, in good faith
    Ex. The library in Brobdingnag was a private collection available to bona fide enquirers.
    Ex. If one side gives in on something, take it in good faith, don't take advantage of it, and be willing to yield something in return.
    * * *
    = bona fide, in good faith

    Ex: The library in Brobdingnag was a private collection available to bona fide enquirers.

    Ex: If one side gives in on something, take it in good faith, don't take advantage of it, and be willing to yield something in return.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de buena fe

  • 208 de primera mano

    (objeto) brand-new 2 (noticia) first-hand
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    (adj.) = at first hand, first-hand [firsthand], first-person
    Ex. These enable students to work through the scheme largely on their own and thus to gain at first hand a reasonable appreciation of the structure and mode of use.
    Ex. This work also included a literature search and first-hand observation of library information services.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'On the nets and on the streets: a first-person report of the Soviet coup' = El artículo se titula "En las redes y en las calles: un informe de primera mano del golpe de estado soviético'.
    * * *
    (adj.) = at first hand, first-hand [firsthand], first-person

    Ex: These enable students to work through the scheme largely on their own and thus to gain at first hand a reasonable appreciation of the structure and mode of use.

    Ex: This work also included a literature search and first-hand observation of library information services.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'On the nets and on the streets: a first-person report of the Soviet coup' = El artículo se titula "En las redes y en las calles: un informe de primera mano del golpe de estado soviético'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de primera mano

  • 209 de segunda mano

    figurado second-hand
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    (adj.) = second-hand [secondhand]
    Ex. A list of 100 significant Canadian novels was checked against the holdings of a new bookstores, second-hand bookstores, and academic libraries.
    * * *
    (adj.) = second-hand [secondhand]

    Ex: A list of 100 significant Canadian novels was checked against the holdings of a new bookstores, second-hand bookstores, and academic libraries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de segunda mano

  • 210 decir adiós con la mano

    to wave goodbye
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    (v.) = wave + goodbye
    Ex. He smiled again, waved goodbye, and departed.
    * * *
    (v.) = wave + goodbye

    Ex: He smiled again, waved goodbye, and departed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > decir adiós con la mano

  • 211 dejado de la mano de Dios

    familiar godforsaken
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    (adj.) = God-forsaken
    Ex. I shudder at the thought of actually having to live in one of these God-forsaken places.
    * * *
    (adj.) = God-forsaken

    Ex: I shudder at the thought of actually having to live in one of these God-forsaken places.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejado de la mano de Dios

  • 212 echar mano de

    to make use of
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    to make use of, resort to
    * * *
    (v.) = fall back on, call into + play
    Ex. Having failed apparently with her trump card, she fell back on finesse.
    Ex. Ethical principles are called into play when deliberating about values, particularly when values run into conflict.
    * * *
    (v.) = fall back on, call into + play

    Ex: Having failed apparently with her trump card, she fell back on finesse.

    Ex: Ethical principles are called into play when deliberating about values, particularly when values run into conflict.

    Spanish-English dictionary > echar mano de

  • 213 echar una mano

    to give a hand
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    to give a hand, lend a hand
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    (v.) = lend + a (helping) hand, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in
    Ex. In a small shop the master would lend a hand with the work, certainly as a corrector and often as a compositor as well.
    Ex. They've all been putting their shoulder to the wheel and it's paid off.
    Ex. The Bolsheviks have manfully set their shoulders to the wheel undaunted by this staggering catastrophe.
    Ex. All our neighbours, relatives, friends, we all mucked in and helped each other -- they were mostly all women because all the men had gone to war.
    Ex. It's up to everyone to pitch in and help those who find themselves lacking the most basic of necessities -- food.
    * * *
    (v.) = lend + a (helping) hand, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in

    Ex: In a small shop the master would lend a hand with the work, certainly as a corrector and often as a compositor as well.

    Ex: They've all been putting their shoulder to the wheel and it's paid off.
    Ex: The Bolsheviks have manfully set their shoulders to the wheel undaunted by this staggering catastrophe.
    Ex: All our neighbours, relatives, friends, we all mucked in and helped each other -- they were mostly all women because all the men had gone to war.
    Ex: It's up to everyone to pitch in and help those who find themselves lacking the most basic of necessities -- food.

    Spanish-English dictionary > echar una mano

  • 214 equipaje de mano

    hand luggage
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    hand baggage o luggage
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    (n.) = carry-on luggage, cabin baggage, cabin luggage
    Ex. The airline officials found three baby crocodiles in a man's carry-on luggage.
    Ex. All cabin baggage must fit under the seat in front or in the overhead lockers.
    Ex. Typically, most airlines restrict the cabin luggage to a medium sized bag.
    * * *
    hand baggage o luggage
    * * *
    (n.) = carry-on luggage, cabin baggage, cabin luggage

    Ex: The airline officials found three baby crocodiles in a man's carry-on luggage.

    Ex: All cabin baggage must fit under the seat in front or in the overhead lockers.
    Ex: Typically, most airlines restrict the cabin luggage to a medium sized bag.

    * * *
    hand baggage

    Spanish-English dictionary > equipaje de mano

  • 215 escalera de mano

    (n.) = stepladder
    Ex. As a result, the worker lost his balance, fell off the stepladder, and fractured his right leg.
    * * *
    (n.) = stepladder

    Ex: As a result, the worker lost his balance, fell off the stepladder, and fractured his right leg.

    * * *
    ladder

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalera de mano

  • 216 escasez de mano de obra

    Ex. Force Majeure: SWETS shall not be liable for any interruption of service resulting from any circumstance beyond its reasonable control, including acts of god, war riot, embargoes, strikes or labour shortages or failure of equipment = Fuerzas Mayores: SWETS no será responsable de cualquier interrupción del servicio resultante de cualquier circunstancia más allá de su control, incluidas las causas de fuerza mayor, los disturbios ocasionados por las guerras, embargos, huelgas o escasez de mano de obra o fallos del equipo.
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    Ex: Force Majeure: SWETS shall not be liable for any interruption of service resulting from any circumstance beyond its reasonable control, including acts of god, war riot, embargoes, strikes or labour shortages or failure of equipment = Fuerzas Mayores: SWETS no será responsable de cualquier interrupción del servicio resultante de cualquier circunstancia más allá de su control, incluidas las causas de fuerza mayor, los disturbios ocasionados por las guerras, embargos, huelgas o escasez de mano de obra o fallos del equipo.

    Spanish-English dictionary > escasez de mano de obra

  • 217 escribir a mano

    to write in longhand, write by hand
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    (v.) = handletter
    Ex. Since the library lacked a graphic artist he volunteered to handletter signs and to help with displays and art exhibits -- all on his own time.
    * * *
    (v.) = handletter

    Ex: Since the library lacked a graphic artist he volunteered to handletter signs and to help with displays and art exhibits -- all on his own time.

    Spanish-English dictionary > escribir a mano

  • 218 estar a mano

    (v.) = be on hand, be around
    Ex. Another rota system operates in some magistrates courts, whereby a duty solicitor is on hand to assist people facing criminal charges who otherwise would be unrepresented = En algunos juzgados de asuntos menores el sistema de turnos es diferente pues siempre hay un abogado procurador de guardia a mano para ayudar a la gente acusada de delito criminal que de lo contrario no tendrían representación.
    Ex. Her plans for the night fell through, none of her friends were around, and her husband was out with the guys.
    * * *
    (v.) = be on hand, be around

    Ex: Another rota system operates in some magistrates courts, whereby a duty solicitor is on hand to assist people facing criminal charges who otherwise would be unrepresented = En algunos juzgados de asuntos menores el sistema de turnos es diferente pues siempre hay un abogado procurador de guardia a mano para ayudar a la gente acusada de delito criminal que de lo contrario no tendrían representación.

    Ex: Her plans for the night fell through, none of her friends were around, and her husband was out with the guys.

    Spanish-English dictionary > estar a mano

  • 219 estar en estado de buena esperanza

    to be pregnant, be expecting
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    (v.) = be up the spout, have + a bun in the oven
    Ex. Well, she's gone and done it again -- she's up the spout and with another sprog on the way.
    Ex. She has been sporting a little bit of a bump lately, leading everyone to think she may have a bun in the oven.
    * * *
    (v.) = be up the spout, have + a bun in the oven

    Ex: Well, she's gone and done it again -- she's up the spout and with another sprog on the way.

    Ex: She has been sporting a little bit of a bump lately, leading everyone to think she may have a bun in the oven.

    Spanish-English dictionary > estar en estado de buena esperanza

  • 220 falta de mano de obra

    Ex. Force Majeure: SWETS shall not be liable for any interruption of service resulting from any circumstance beyond its reasonable control, including acts of god, war riot, embargoes, strikes or labour shortages or failure of equipment = Fuerzas Mayores: SWETS no será responsable de cualquier interrupción del servicio resultante de cualquier circunstancia más allá de su control, incluidas las causas de fuerza mayor, los disturbios ocasionados por las guerras, embargos, huelgas o escasez de mano de obra o fallos del equipo.
    * * *

    Ex: Force Majeure: SWETS shall not be liable for any interruption of service resulting from any circumstance beyond its reasonable control, including acts of god, war riot, embargoes, strikes or labour shortages or failure of equipment = Fuerzas Mayores: SWETS no será responsable de cualquier interrupción del servicio resultante de cualquier circunstancia más allá de su control, incluidas las causas de fuerza mayor, los disturbios ocasionados por las guerras, embargos, huelgas o escasez de mano de obra o fallos del equipo.

    Spanish-English dictionary > falta de mano de obra

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