Translation: from spanish

more nearly

  • 1 a conciencia

    adv.
    conscientiously, scrupulously, thoroughly.
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    conscientiously
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    = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose
    Ex. Some categories of headings are deliberately omitted from Sears'.
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex. The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex. Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
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    = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose

    Ex: Some categories of headings are deliberately omitted from Sears'.

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex: The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex: Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a conciencia

  • 2 a propósito

    adj.
    to the point, pertinent, to the purpose.
    adv.
    on purpose, by design, intentionally, by choice.
    intj.
    by the way, BTW, come to it, by the by.
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    (por cierto) by the way 2 (adrede) on purpose
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    2) on purpose, intentionally
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    = 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
    Ex. Deliberate mnemonics are devices which help the user to remember and recall the notation for given subjects.
    Ex. For the record, schools and libraries in the late 1960s recovered in excess of $10,000,000 from publishers and wholesalers as a result of unfair practices highlighted by Mr. Scilken.
    Ex. Incidentally, this book was about the invasion of Denmark.
    Ex. In the cases where there was no match, we intentionally created a dirty authority file.
    Ex. It is not wise, by the way, to approach the author by telephone for this puts him on the spot and he may refuse simply in self-defense and especially if you happen to butt in when he is struggling with an obstinate chapter in a new book.
    Ex. She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
    Ex. Anecdotally, it is often assumed that users preferring print are among the most senior in academic rank and/or years.
    Ex. I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex. The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex. Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex. On a sidenote, this book almost didn't happen when the author showed her editor her proposal.
    Ex. Previous economic historians have, by and large, studiously ignored the British slave trade.
    Ex. That, I may say by way of a digression, has never been my main objection to socialism.
    Ex. Zenobia, by-the-by, as I suppose you know, is merely her public name.
    Ex. Speaking of which, Chertoff recently lifted restrictions that have confined airline passengers to their seats for a half hour after taking off and before landing.
    Ex. In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.
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    = 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

    Ex: Deliberate mnemonics are devices which help the user to remember and recall the notation for given subjects.

    Ex: For the record, schools and libraries in the late 1960s recovered in excess of $10,000,000 from publishers and wholesalers as a result of unfair practices highlighted by Mr. Scilken.
    Ex: Incidentally, this book was about the invasion of Denmark.
    Ex: In the cases where there was no match, we intentionally created a dirty authority file.
    Ex: It is not wise, by the way, to approach the author by telephone for this puts him on the spot and he may refuse simply in self-defense and especially if you happen to butt in when he is struggling with an obstinate chapter in a new book.
    Ex: She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
    Ex: Anecdotally, it is often assumed that users preferring print are among the most senior in academic rank and/or years.
    Ex: I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex: The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex: Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex: On a sidenote, this book almost didn't happen when the author showed her editor her proposal.
    Ex: Previous economic historians have, by and large, studiously ignored the British slave trade.
    Ex: That, I may say by way of a digression, has never been my main objection to socialism.
    Ex: Zenobia, by-the-by, as I suppose you know, is merely her public name.
    Ex: Speaking of which, Chertoff recently lifted restrictions that have confined airline passengers to their seats for a half hour after taking off and before landing.
    Ex: In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a propósito

  • 3 a sabiendas

    adv.
    on purpose, consciously, deliberately, knowingly.
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    knowingly
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    = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA]
    Ex. 'Much as I hate to admit it,' she added, her face creasing in a knowing smile, 'some of my best friends are librarians, and I can't get over how they tear their colleagues to shreds when they're together' = "Siento mucho admitirlo", ella añadió mientras su cara se arrugaba dibujándose en ella una sonrisa de complicidad, "algunos de mis mejores amigos son bibliotecarios y no puedo entender cómo critican a otros colegas suyos cuando se jutan".
    Ex. The ways in which library professionals -- knowingly and unknowingly -- undermine intellectual freedom are discussed = Se analizan las formas en las que los profesionales de las bibliotecas, consciente o inconscientemente, socavan la libertad intelectual.
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
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    = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA]

    Ex: 'Much as I hate to admit it,' she added, her face creasing in a knowing smile, 'some of my best friends are librarians, and I can't get over how they tear their colleagues to shreds when they're together' = "Siento mucho admitirlo", ella añadió mientras su cara se arrugaba dibujándose en ella una sonrisa de complicidad, "algunos de mis mejores amigos son bibliotecarios y no puedo entender cómo critican a otros colegas suyos cuando se jutan".

    Ex: The ways in which library professionals -- knowingly and unknowingly -- undermine intellectual freedom are discussed = Se analizan las formas en las que los profesionales de las bibliotecas, consciente o inconscientemente, socavan la libertad intelectual.
    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a sabiendas

  • 4 actuar motivado por + Nombre

    (v.) = act out of + Nombre
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
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    (v.) = act out of + Nombre

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar motivado por + Nombre

  • 5 cerca2

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > cerca2

  • 6 con miedo

    (adj.) = fearfully, afraid, frightened
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex. The mother, a little afraid and expecting the worst, was unsettled, despite all her efforts to be open-minded, by her preconceptions not only about the drug but about the rights and wrongs of the position she had put herself into.
    Ex. Astounded and frightened by those shimmering tears, Leforte repeated her questions: 'Bernice... Please... Is anything wrong? Can I help?'.
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    (adj.) = fearfully, afraid, frightened

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

    Ex: The mother, a little afraid and expecting the worst, was unsettled, despite all her efforts to be open-minded, by her preconceptions not only about the drug but about the rights and wrongs of the position she had put herself into.
    Ex: Astounded and frightened by those shimmering tears, Leforte repeated her questions: 'Bernice... Please... Is anything wrong? Can I help?'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con miedo

  • 7 de modo egoísta

    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
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    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de modo egoísta

  • 8 deliberadamente

    adv.
    deliberately.
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    1 deliberately
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    adverbio deliberately, on purpose
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    = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], wittingly, advisedly, purposely, by design, on purpose, knowingly, studiously, designedly.
    Ex. Some categories of headings are deliberately omitted from Sears'.
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex. Wittingly or unwittingly, they mask other questions that users do not know how to ask or are uncertain that they want to divulge to someone else.
    Ex. Advisedly, this monograph is not called an 'Introduction to information science' and anyone who buys it on the mistaken assumption that it is such an introduction will be disappointed = Prudentemente, esta monografría no se titula "Introducción a la documentación" y cualquiera que lo compre pensando que es una introducción se sentirá decepcionado.
    Ex. I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex. The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex. Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex. The ways in which library professionals -- knowingly and unknowingly -- undermine intellectual freedom are discussed = Se analizan las formas en las que los profesionales de las bibliotecas, consciente o inconscientemente, socavan la libertad intelectual.
    Ex. Previous economic historians have, by and large, studiously ignored the British slave trade.
    Ex. In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.
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    * deliberadamente inexpresivo = deadpan.
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    adverbio deliberately, on purpose
    * * *
    = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], wittingly, advisedly, purposely, by design, on purpose, knowingly, studiously, designedly.

    Ex: Some categories of headings are deliberately omitted from Sears'.

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex: Wittingly or unwittingly, they mask other questions that users do not know how to ask or are uncertain that they want to divulge to someone else.
    Ex: Advisedly, this monograph is not called an 'Introduction to information science' and anyone who buys it on the mistaken assumption that it is such an introduction will be disappointed = Prudentemente, esta monografría no se titula "Introducción a la documentación" y cualquiera que lo compre pensando que es una introducción se sentirá decepcionado.
    Ex: I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex: The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex: Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex: The ways in which library professionals -- knowingly and unknowingly -- undermine intellectual freedom are discussed = Se analizan las formas en las que los profesionales de las bibliotecas, consciente o inconscientemente, socavan la libertad intelectual.
    Ex: Previous economic historians have, by and large, studiously ignored the British slave trade.
    Ex: In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.
    * deliberadamente inexpresivo = deadpan.

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    deliberately, on purpose
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    deliberately, on purpose

    Spanish-English dictionary > deliberadamente

  • 9 exactamente

    adv.
    exactly, precisely.
    intj.
    precisely.
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    1 exactly, precisely
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    adv.
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    sí, eso es, exactamente — yes, that's right, exactly

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    adverbio exactly
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    = exactly, precisely.
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely.
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    * exactamente al este = due east.
    * exactamente al norte = due north.
    * exactamente al oeste = due west.
    * exactamente al sur = due south.
    * más exactamente = more nearly.
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    adverbio exactly
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    = exactly, precisely.

    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.

    Ex: Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely.
    * exactamente al este = due east.
    * exactamente al norte = due north.
    * exactamente al oeste = due west.
    * exactamente al sur = due south.
    * más exactamente = more nearly.

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    exactly
    hemos cometido exactamente el mismo error we've made exactly the same mistake
    las mellizas vestían exactamente igual the twins dressed identically o exactly the same
    ¿eso es lo que quieres decir? — ¡exactamente! is that what you mean? — yes, exactly! o ( frml) yes, precisely!
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    exactamente adverbio
    exactly
    exactamente adverbio exactly, precisely
    ' exactamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    granel
    - justa
    - justamente
    - justo
    English:
    dead
    - directly
    - exactly
    - opposite
    - precisely
    - quite
    - right
    - due
    - involve
    - jot
    - just
    - pin
    - rightly
    - same
    - thing
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    exactly, precisely;
    son exactamente iguales they are exactly the same;
    ¿qué te dijo exactamente? what exactly did she say to you?;
    el problema es que nadie se atreve a protestar – exactamente the problem is that nobody dares to complain - exactly
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    adv exactly;
    más exactamente more precisely;
    ¡exactamente! exactly!, precisely!
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    : exactly
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    exactamente adv exactly

    Spanish-English dictionary > exactamente

  • 10 intencionadamente

    adv.
    1 designedly.
    2 intentionally, on purpose, deliberately, by design.
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    1 intentionally, deliberately
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    ADV
    1) (=a propósito) deliberately, on purpose
    2) (=con mala intención) nastily
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    adverbio on purpose, deliberately
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    = intentionally, purposely, wittingly, purposefully, by design, on purpose, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA], designedly.
    Ex. In the cases where there was no match, we intentionally created a dirty authority file.
    Ex. I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex. Wittingly or unwittingly, they mask other questions that users do not know how to ask or are uncertain that they want to divulge to someone else.
    Ex. Only then, within the framework of inter-institutional accord, will academic library cooperative activities move forward more rapidly and purposefully.
    Ex. The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex. Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex. The ways in which library professionals -- knowingly and unknowingly -- undermine intellectual freedom are discussed = Se analizan las formas en las que los profesionales de las bibliotecas, consciente o inconscientemente, socavan la libertad intelectual.
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex. In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.
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    adverbio on purpose, deliberately
    * * *
    = intentionally, purposely, wittingly, purposefully, by design, on purpose, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA], designedly.

    Ex: In the cases where there was no match, we intentionally created a dirty authority file.

    Ex: I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex: Wittingly or unwittingly, they mask other questions that users do not know how to ask or are uncertain that they want to divulge to someone else.
    Ex: Only then, within the framework of inter-institutional accord, will academic library cooperative activities move forward more rapidly and purposefully.
    Ex: The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex: Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex: The ways in which library professionals -- knowingly and unknowingly -- undermine intellectual freedom are discussed = Se analizan las formas en las que los profesionales de las bibliotecas, consciente o inconscientemente, socavan la libertad intelectual.
    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex: In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.

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    on purpose, deliberately
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    intencionadamente adverbio on purpose, deliberately
    interrumpió la conversación intencionadamente, he deliberately interrupted the conversation
    ' intencionadamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pisotón
    English:
    intentionally
    - knowingly
    - purposely
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    deliberately, intentionally, on purpose
    * * *
    intencionadamente adv deliberately / purposely

    Spanish-English dictionary > intencionadamente

  • 11 más

    conj.
    but.
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    1 but
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    conj.
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    CONJ but
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    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

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  • 12 más cerca de

    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    * * *

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

    Spanish-English dictionary > más cerca de

  • 13 más exactamente

    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    * * *

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

    Spanish-English dictionary > más exactamente

  • 14 no saber expresarse bien

    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    * * *

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

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  • 15 saber interiormente

    (v.) = know + underneath
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    * * *
    (v.) = know + underneath

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

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  • 16 tanto2

    = so much, so + Participio, quite so much.
    Ex. It is rather a pity that book reviewers tend to ignore this very popular genre so much.
    Ex. On the other hand, 626 is now unused, for the subject to which it was originally allocated, Canal engineering, has so decreased in importance that it no longer justifies a separate heading.
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    ----
    * cada tanto = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada tantos minutos = every few minutes.
    * cada tantos + Período de Tiempo = every few + Período de Tiempo.
    * cada tanto tiempo = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cambiar tanto que resulta irreconocible = change + beyond (all) recognition.
    * con tan buenos resultados = to such good effect.
    * con tan poca antelación = at such short notice.
    * con tan poca anticipación = at such short notice.
    * con tanta frecuencia = so often.
    * desde hace tanto tiempo = so long.
    * dinero que tanto ha costado ganar = hard-earned money.
    * durante tanto tiempo = for so long, so long.
    * durante tanto tiempo como sea posible = for as long as possible.
    * en tanto en cuanto = as long as, so long as.
    * en tanto en cuanto que = inasmuch as, insomuch as.
    * en tanto en cuanto + Subjuntivo = provided (that).
    * en tanto que = insofar as [in so far as].
    * es por lo tanto deducible = it therefore follows that.
    * es por lo tanto lógico que = it therefore follows that.
    * estar mareado de tanto trabajo = be reeling.
    * estar tan bueno que no se puede dejar de comer = moreish, moreish.
    * nada menos que + Nombre + tan + Adjetivo + como = no less + Adjetivo + Nombre + than.
    * no ser tan bueno como se dice = not + it's cracked up to be.
    * no tan bueno = not-so-good.
    * quedarse tan fresco = not bat an eyelash, not bat an eyelid.
    * ser tan buen momento como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * ser un momento tan bueno como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * tan = all too + Adjetivo.
    * tan + Adjetivo = most + Adjetivo, so + Adjetivo, as + Adjetivo + as that.
    * tan + Adjetivo/Adverbio = all that + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * tan + Adjetivo + como = as + Adjetivo + as, every bit as + Adjetivo + as.
    * tan + Adjetivo + como de costumbre = as + Adjetivo + as ever.
    * tan + Adjetivo + como siempre = as + Adjetivo + as ever.
    * tan + Adverbio = ever so + Adverbio.
    * tan amado de todos = so beloved of all.
    * tan amado por todos = so beloved of all.
    * tan a menudo = so often.
    * tan anunciado = much-vaunted, much-touted, long-heralded, much-heralded.
    * tan astuto como un zorro = as sly as a fox, as wily as a fox.
    * tan borracho como una cuba = as drunk as a lord, as drunk as a newt, as drunk as a skunk.
    * tan bueno como ningún otro = as good as any.
    * tan cacareado = much-vaunted, much-touted, long-heralded, much-heralded, much acclaimed.
    * tan claro como el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * tan duro como el pedernal = as hard as nails.
    * tan duro como la piedra = as hard as nails.
    * tan duro como 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.
    * tan duro como una piedra = as hard as nails, as tough as nuts, as tough as nails, as tough as leather, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * tan fácil como coser y cantar = as simple as ABC.
    * tan famoso = much acclaimed.
    * tan fresco = as cool as a cucumber.
    * tan inocente como un bebé = as innocent as a lamb.
    * tan lejano como = as far afield as.
    * tan lejos como = as far away as.
    * tan manso como un cordero = as meek as a lamb.
    * tan pancho = as cool as a cucumber, unfazed.
    * tan pregonado = much-vaunted.
    * tan pronto = quite so soon.
    * tan pronto como = as soon as, just as soon as, no sooner... than.
    * tan pronto como + Pronombre + sea posible = at + Posesivo + earliest convenience.
    * tan pronto como sea posible = as soon as possible (asap), at an early a juncture as possible.
    * tan querido de todos = so beloved of all.
    * tan querido por todos = so beloved of all.
    * tan rápido como una liebre = as quick as a wink.
    * tan rápido como un rayo = as quick as a wink.
    * tan rápido como un relámpago = as quick as a wink.
    * tan renombrado = much acclaimed.
    * tan simple como = with as little ado as.
    * tan sordo como una tapia = as deaf as a post.
    * tan sorprendente como pueda parecer = as amazing as it seems.
    * tan suave como el terciopelo = as smooth as silk, as soft as velvet.
    * tan suave como la seda = as soft as silk, as smooth as silk.
    * tan suave como un guante = as meek as a lamb.
    * tanto como = as many... as..., as much as + Adjetivo, both... and..., no less than, equally, if not, so much as.
    * tanto como sea posible = as far as possible.
    * tanto como siempre = as much as ever.
    * tanto es así que = so much so that.
    * tanto mejor = so much the better.
    * tanto por ciento = percentage.
    * tanto que = so much so that, insomuch that.
    * tantos = so many.
    * tanto tiempo = so much time, this long, such a very long time.
    * tan tranquilo = unfazed.
    * tardar tanto tiempo en = take + so long to.
    * uno más de tantos en la organización = a cog in the machine.
    * uno más de tantos en la organización = a cog in the wheel.
    * un tanto + Adjetivo = vaguely + Adjetivo.

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  • 17 cerca

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

    cerca eléctrica — electrified fence, electric fence

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

    está aquí cercait's very o just near here

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

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

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

    cerca de — near (to), close to

    2)

    de cerca —

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

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

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

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

    b) (=en persona) in person

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

    3)

    cerca de(=casi) nearly

    cerca de 2.500 personas — nearly 2,500 people

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

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

    4) esp Cono Sur

    cerca nuestro/mío — near us/me

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

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

    cerca de algo/alguien — near something/somebody

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

    b)

    de cerca — close up, close to

    2) ( en el tiempo) close

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

    cerca de — almost, nearly

    cerca de 1.000 — almost o nearly 1,000

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

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

    cerca de algo/alguien — near something/somebody

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

    b)

    de cerca — close up, close to

    2) ( en el tiempo) close

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

    cerca de — almost, nearly

    cerca de 1.000 — almost o nearly 1,000

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

     

    Del verbo cercar: ( conjugate cercar)

    cerca es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    cerca    
    cercar
    cerca adverbio

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

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


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


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

    ( con valla) to fence in

    c) (Mil) ‹ ciudad to besiege;

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

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  • 18 tanto

    adj.
    so much, all that much, that much, as much.
    adv.
    so much, such a lot, so, so very much.
    pron.
    as much, so much, all that much, that much.
    m.
    1 portion, certain amount.
    2 score point, point.
    * * *
    1 (incontables) so much; (contables) so many
    ¡tengo tanto calor! I'm so hot!
    ¡ha pasado tanto tiempo! it's been so long!
    1 (incontable) so much; (contable) so many
    1 (cantidad) so much
    ¡te quiero tanto! I love you so much!
    2 (tiempo) so long
    3 (frecuencia) so often
    1 (punto) point; (fútbol) goal
    2 (cantidad imprecisa) so much, a certain amount
    3 (poco) bit
    \
    a las tantas familiar very late, at an unearthly hour
    a tantos de sometime in
    apuntar un tanto / marcar un tanto (gen) to score a point 2 (fútbol) to score a goal
    con tanto / de tanto with so much
    cuanto más... tanto más... the more... the more...
    en tanto / entre tanto / mientras tanto meanwhile
    eso es tanto como... that is like...
    estar al tanto (informado) to be informed 2 (alerta) to be on the alert
    ni tanto ni tan poco / ni tanto ni tan calvo familiar neither one extreme nor the other
    no es para tanto / no hay para tanto it's not that bad
    no será tanto it can't be as bad as you make out
    otro tanto as much again, the same again
    por lo tanto therefore
    ser uno de tantos / ser una de tantos to be nothing special
    tanto cuanto as much as
    tanto más / tanto menos all the more / all the less
    tanto mejor / tanto peor so much the better / so much the worse
    tanto si... como si... whether... or...
    uno de tantos / una de tantas run-of-the-mill
    ... y tantos /... y tantas (cantidad) odd 2 (año) something
    tanto por ciento percentage
    ————————
    1 (punto) point; (fútbol) goal
    2 (cantidad imprecisa) so much, a certain amount
    3 (poco) bit
    * * *
    1. noun m.
    1) point, goal
    3) rate
    2. (f. - tanta)
    adj.
    1) so many, so much, such
    2) as many, as much
    3. adv.
    - entre tanto
    - por lo tanto
    - un tanto
    4. (f. - tanta)
    pron.
    so many, so much
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [indicando gran cantidad] [en singular] so much; [en plural] so many

    ¡tuve tanta suerte! — I was so lucky!

    ¡tengo tantas cosas que hacer hoy! — I have so many things to do today!

    tanto... como[en singular] as much... as; [en plural] as many... as

    tanto gusto — how do you do?, pleased to meet you

    2) [indicando cantidad indeterminada]

    hay otros tantos candidatos — there are as many more candidates, there's the same number of candidates again

    2. PRON
    1) (=gran cantidad) [en singular] so much; [en plural] so many

    tanto como[en singular] as much as; [en plural] as many as

    es uno de tantos — he's nothing special

    2) (=cantidad indeterminada)

    las tantas (de la madrugada o de la noche) —

    -¿qué hora es? -deben de ser las tantas — "what's the time?" - "it must be pretty late"

    3) [otras locuciones]

    entre tanto — meanwhile

    mientras tanto — meanwhile

    no es para tanto — [al quejarse] it's not as bad as all that; [al enfadarse] there's no need to get like that about it

    por lo tanto — so, therefore

    ni tanto así —

    ¡y tanto! —

    -¿necesitarás unas vacaciones? -¡y tanto! — "do you need a holiday?" - "you bet I do!"

    3. ADV
    1) [con verbos] [indicando duración, cantidad] so much; [indicando frecuencia] so often

    se preocupa tanto que no puede dormir — he gets so worried that he can't sleep, he worries so much that he can't sleep

    ¡cuesta tanto comprar una casa! — buying a house is such hard work!

    ¡no corras tanto! — don't run so fast!

    ahora no la veo tantoI don't see so o as much of her now, I don't see her so often now

    tanto como, él gasta tanto como yo — he spends as much as I do o as me

    tanto como corre, va a perder la carrera — he may be a fast runner, but he's still going to lose the race

    tanto es así que — so much so that

    montar 2., 3)
    2) [con adjetivos, adverbios]

    los dos son ya mayores, aunque su mujer no tanto — the two of them are elderly, although his wife less so

    tanto como, es difícil, pero tanto como eso no creo — it's difficult, but not that difficult

    es un poco tacaño, pero tanto como estafador, no — he's a bit on the mean side, but I wouldn't go so far as to call him a swindler

    es tanto más difícil — it is all the more difficult

    es tanto más loable cuanto que... — it is all the more praiseworthy because...

    tanto peorso much the worse

    tanto peor para tiit's your loss o that's just too bad

    3) [en locuciones conjuntivas]

    en tanto — as (being)

    en tanto que(=mientras que) while; (=como) as

    no puede haber democracia en tanto que siga habiendo torturas — for as long as there is torture, there can never be democracy, there cannot be democracy while there is torture

    4. SM
    1) (=cantidad)

    ¿qué tanto será? — LAm how much (is it)?

    otro tanto, las máquinas costaron otro tanto — the machines cost as much again o the same again

    2) (=punto) (Ftbl, Hockey) goal; (Baloncesto, Tenis) point

    apuntar los tantos — to keep score

    tanto a favor — goal for, point for

    tanto en contra — goal against, point against

    apuntarse 3)
    3)

    estar al tanto — to be up to date

    mantener a algn al tanto de algo — to keep sb informed about sth

    poner a algn al tanto de algo — to put sb in the picture about sth

    4)

    un tanto — [como adv] rather

    * * *
    I
    1) [see note under tan] ( aplicado a adjetivo o adverbio) so; ( aplicado a verbo) so much

    si es así, tanto mejor — if that's the case, so much the better

    y si no te gusta, tanto peor para ti — and if you don't like it, too bad o (colloq) tough!

    tan/tanto... que — so... (that)

    tan/tanto... como — as... as

    sale tanto como túhe goes out as much o as often as you do

    2) (AmL exc RPl)

    qué tanto/qué tan: ¿qué tan alto es? how tall is he?; ¿qué tanto hay de cierto en eso? — how much of it is true?

    3) para locs ver tanto III 2)
    II
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) (sing) so much; (pl) so many

    había tanto espacio/tantos niños — there was so much space/there were so many children

    tiene tanta fuerza...! — she has such strength...!

    tanto/tantos... como as much/as many...as; sufro tanto como ella I suffer as much as she does; no hubo tantos turistas como el año pasado there weren't been as many o so many tourists as last year; tengo tanta suerte como tú — I'm as lucky as you are

    tenía setenta y tantos años — he was seventy something, he was seventy-odd (colloq)

    2) (sing) (fam) ( con valor plural) so many
    III
    - ta pronombre
    1)
    a) (sing) so much; (pl) so many

    quería azúcar, pero no tanta — I wanted sugar but not that much

    ¿de verdad gana tanto? — does he really earn that much?

    ni tanto ni tan calvo or tan poco — there's no need to go that far

    no te pongas así, no es para tanto — come on, there's no need to get like that about it

    duele, pero no es para tanto — it hurts, but it's not that bad

    tanto tienes tanto valesyou are what you own

    cincuenta y tantas — fifty-odd, fifty or so

    aún faltan dos horas - ¿tanto? — there's still two hours to go - what? that long?

    en tanto + subj — as long as, so long as

    entre tanto — meanwhile, in the meantime

    hasta tanto + subj — (frml)

    cuesta $15 y las pilas, casi otro tanto — it costs $15 and then the batteries cost nearly as much again

    otro tanto cabe decir de... — the same can be said of...

    tan siquiera: no pudo ni tan siquiera gritar he couldn't even shout; cómprale tan siquiera unas flores at least buy her some flowers; si tan siquiera me hubieras prevenido! if only you'd warned me!; tan sólo only; tanto es así que... so much so that...; tanto más cuanto que... — especially since...

    IV
    1) ( cantidad)
    2) ( punto - en fútbol) goal; (- en fútbol americano) point; (- en tenis, en juegos) point

    al tanto: me puso al tanto she put me in the picture; mantenerse al tanto de to keep up to date with; te mantendré al tanto I'll keep you informed; estar al tanto (pendiente, alerta) to be on the ball (colloq); ya está al tanto de lo ocurrido he already knows what's happened; un tanto triste — somewhat o rather o a little sad

    * * *
    I
    1) [see note under tan] ( aplicado a adjetivo o adverbio) so; ( aplicado a verbo) so much

    si es así, tanto mejor — if that's the case, so much the better

    y si no te gusta, tanto peor para ti — and if you don't like it, too bad o (colloq) tough!

    tan/tanto... que — so... (that)

    tan/tanto... como — as... as

    sale tanto como túhe goes out as much o as often as you do

    2) (AmL exc RPl)

    qué tanto/qué tan: ¿qué tan alto es? how tall is he?; ¿qué tanto hay de cierto en eso? — how much of it is true?

    3) para locs ver tanto III 2)
    II
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) (sing) so much; (pl) so many

    había tanto espacio/tantos niños — there was so much space/there were so many children

    tiene tanta fuerza...! — she has such strength...!

    tanto/tantos... como as much/as many...as; sufro tanto como ella I suffer as much as she does; no hubo tantos turistas como el año pasado there weren't been as many o so many tourists as last year; tengo tanta suerte como tú — I'm as lucky as you are

    tenía setenta y tantos años — he was seventy something, he was seventy-odd (colloq)

    2) (sing) (fam) ( con valor plural) so many
    III
    - ta pronombre
    1)
    a) (sing) so much; (pl) so many

    quería azúcar, pero no tanta — I wanted sugar but not that much

    ¿de verdad gana tanto? — does he really earn that much?

    ni tanto ni tan calvo or tan poco — there's no need to go that far

    no te pongas así, no es para tanto — come on, there's no need to get like that about it

    duele, pero no es para tanto — it hurts, but it's not that bad

    tanto tienes tanto valesyou are what you own

    cincuenta y tantas — fifty-odd, fifty or so

    aún faltan dos horas - ¿tanto? — there's still two hours to go - what? that long?

    en tanto + subj — as long as, so long as

    entre tanto — meanwhile, in the meantime

    hasta tanto + subj — (frml)

    cuesta $15 y las pilas, casi otro tanto — it costs $15 and then the batteries cost nearly as much again

    otro tanto cabe decir de... — the same can be said of...

    tan siquiera: no pudo ni tan siquiera gritar he couldn't even shout; cómprale tan siquiera unas flores at least buy her some flowers; si tan siquiera me hubieras prevenido! if only you'd warned me!; tan sólo only; tanto es así que... so much so that...; tanto más cuanto que... — especially since...

    IV
    1) ( cantidad)
    2) ( punto - en fútbol) goal; (- en fútbol americano) point; (- en tenis, en juegos) point

    al tanto: me puso al tanto she put me in the picture; mantenerse al tanto de to keep up to date with; te mantendré al tanto I'll keep you informed; estar al tanto (pendiente, alerta) to be on the ball (colloq); ya está al tanto de lo ocurrido he already knows what's happened; un tanto triste — somewhat o rather o a little sad

    * * *
    tanto1
    * al tanto = in the know, in step.
    * al tanto de = on the lookout for, on the alert for, in step with.
    * debe por lo tanto ser una consecuencia lógica que = it must therefore follow that.
    * en tanto por ciento = percentage-wise.
    * estar al tanto = monitor + developments.
    * estar al tanto de = be on the lookout for, keep + track of, keep + Posesivo + eyes peeled, keep + Posesivo + eyes skinned.
    * estar al tanto de las cosas = stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * mantenerse al tanto = stay + tuned.
    * mantenerse al tanto de = keep in + sync, keep + a finger on the pulse of, keep + track of, stay in + step with, keep in + step with, keep + step with.
    * mantenerse al tanto de las cosas = stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * mantenerse al tanto de las noticias = keep up with + the news.
    * mantenerse al tanto de los avances = track + developments.
    * mientras tanto = in (the) meantime, meantime, ad interim.
    * no estar al tanto de = be out of touch with.
    * otros tantos = as many.
    * poner a Alguien al tanto de = fill + Alguien + in on.
    * poner al tanto (de) = bring into + the swim of, bring + Nombre + up to speed (on), get + Nombre + up to speed on.
    * poner al tanto sobre = give + Nombre + the lowdown on.
    * ponerse al tanto = get + up to speed, wise up.
    * ponerse al tanto de = get up to + speed on.
    * por lo tanto = consequently, ergo, so, then, thereby, therefore, thus, it follows that.
    * por tanto = consequently, ergo, so, then, thereby, therefore, thus, it follows that.
    tanto2
    = so much, so + Participio, quite so much.

    Ex: It is rather a pity that book reviewers tend to ignore this very popular genre so much.

    Ex: On the other hand, 626 is now unused, for the subject to which it was originally allocated, Canal engineering, has so decreased in importance that it no longer justifies a separate heading.
    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    * cada tanto = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada tantos minutos = every few minutes.
    * cada tantos + Período de Tiempo = every few + Período de Tiempo.
    * cada tanto tiempo = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cambiar tanto que resulta irreconocible = change + beyond (all) recognition.
    * con tan buenos resultados = to such good effect.
    * con tan poca antelación = at such short notice.
    * con tan poca anticipación = at such short notice.
    * con tanta frecuencia = so often.
    * desde hace tanto tiempo = so long.
    * dinero que tanto ha costado ganar = hard-earned money.
    * durante tanto tiempo = for so long, so long.
    * durante tanto tiempo como sea posible = for as long as possible.
    * en tanto en cuanto = as long as, so long as.
    * en tanto en cuanto que = inasmuch as, insomuch as.
    * en tanto en cuanto + Subjuntivo = provided (that).
    * en tanto que = insofar as [in so far as].
    * es por lo tanto deducible = it therefore follows that.
    * es por lo tanto lógico que = it therefore follows that.
    * estar mareado de tanto trabajo = be reeling.
    * estar tan bueno que no se puede dejar de comer = moreish, moreish.
    * nada menos que + Nombre + tan + Adjetivo + como = no less + Adjetivo + Nombre + than.
    * no ser tan bueno como se dice = not + it's cracked up to be.
    * no tan bueno = not-so-good.
    * quedarse tan fresco = not bat an eyelash, not bat an eyelid.
    * ser tan buen momento como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * ser un momento tan bueno como cualquier otro = be as good a time as any.
    * tan = all too + Adjetivo.
    * tan + Adjetivo = most + Adjetivo, so + Adjetivo, as + Adjetivo + as that.
    * tan + Adjetivo/Adverbio = all that + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * tan + Adjetivo + como = as + Adjetivo + as, every bit as + Adjetivo + as.
    * tan + Adjetivo + como de costumbre = as + Adjetivo + as ever.
    * tan + Adjetivo + como siempre = as + Adjetivo + as ever.
    * tan + Adverbio = ever so + Adverbio.
    * tan amado de todos = so beloved of all.
    * tan amado por todos = so beloved of all.
    * tan a menudo = so often.
    * tan anunciado = much-vaunted, much-touted, long-heralded, much-heralded.
    * tan astuto como un zorro = as sly as a fox, as wily as a fox.
    * tan borracho como una cuba = as drunk as a lord, as drunk as a newt, as drunk as a skunk.
    * tan bueno como ningún otro = as good as any.
    * tan cacareado = much-vaunted, much-touted, long-heralded, much-heralded, much acclaimed.
    * tan claro como el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * tan duro como el pedernal = as hard as nails.
    * tan duro como la piedra = as hard as nails.
    * tan duro como 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.
    * tan duro como una piedra = as hard as nails, as tough as nuts, as tough as nails, as tough as leather, as tough as old boots, as tough as shoe leather.
    * tan fácil como coser y cantar = as simple as ABC.
    * tan famoso = much acclaimed.
    * tan fresco = as cool as a cucumber.
    * tan inocente como un bebé = as innocent as a lamb.
    * tan lejano como = as far afield as.
    * tan lejos como = as far away as.
    * tan manso como un cordero = as meek as a lamb.
    * tan pancho = as cool as a cucumber, unfazed.
    * tan pregonado = much-vaunted.
    * tan pronto = quite so soon.
    * tan pronto como = as soon as, just as soon as, no sooner... than.
    * tan pronto como + Pronombre + sea posible = at + Posesivo + earliest convenience.
    * tan pronto como sea posible = as soon as possible (asap), at an early a juncture as possible.
    * tan querido de todos = so beloved of all.
    * tan querido por todos = so beloved of all.
    * tan rápido como una liebre = as quick as a wink.
    * tan rápido como un rayo = as quick as a wink.
    * tan rápido como un relámpago = as quick as a wink.
    * tan renombrado = much acclaimed.
    * tan simple como = with as little ado as.
    * tan sordo como una tapia = as deaf as a post.
    * tan sorprendente como pueda parecer = as amazing as it seems.
    * tan suave como el terciopelo = as smooth as silk, as soft as velvet.
    * tan suave como la seda = as soft as silk, as smooth as silk.
    * tan suave como un guante = as meek as a lamb.
    * tanto como = as many... as..., as much as + Adjetivo, both... and..., no less than, equally, if not, so much as.
    * tanto como sea posible = as far as possible.
    * tanto como siempre = as much as ever.
    * tanto es así que = so much so that.
    * tanto mejor = so much the better.
    * tanto por ciento = percentage.
    * tanto que = so much so that, insomuch that.
    * tantos = so many.
    * tanto tiempo = so much time, this long, such a very long time.
    * tan tranquilo = unfazed.
    * tardar tanto tiempo en = take + so long to.
    * uno más de tantos en la organización = a cog in the machine.
    * uno más de tantos en la organización = a cog in the wheel.
    * un tanto + Adjetivo = vaguely + Adjetivo.

    tanto3
    3 = goal.

    Ex: Kristen Taylor leads Carolina with three goals and an assist.

    * encargado de anotar los tantos = scorer.
    * marcar un tanto = score, poach + a goal, score + goal.
    * tanto de la victoria = winning goal.
    * tanto del empate = equaliser [equalizer, -USA].

    * * *
    es tan difícil de describir it's so difficult to describe
    ¡es una chica tan amable! she's such a nice girl!
    ¡te he echado tanto de menos! I've missed you so much!
    si es así, tanto mejor if that's the case, so much the better
    y si no te gusta, tanto peor para ti and if you don't like it, too bad o ( colloq) tough!
    vamos, no es tan difícil come on, it's not that difficult
    ¡y tanto! and how!
    el tan esperado acontecimiento the long-awaited event
    ya no cenamos afuera tanto nowadays we don't eat out so often o so much
    de tanto que habla te marea he talks so much he makes your head spin
    es tanto más importante cuanto que es su única fuente de ingresos ( frml); it is all the more important because it is his only source of income
    no deberías trabajar/gastar tanto you shouldn't work so hard/spend so much
    tan/tanto … QUE:
    llegó tan tarde que ya no había nadie he arrived so late (that) everybody had gone
    tanto insistió que no tuve más remedio que quedarme he was so insistent that I just had to stay
    tan/tanto … COMO:
    no es tan tímida como parece she's not as shy as she looks
    sale tanto como tú/como se lo permiten los compromisos he goes out as much o as often as you do/as his commitments allow
    tan pronto como le sea posible as soon as you can, as soon as possible
    no han mejorado tanto como para poder ganar el torneo they haven't improved enough to win the tournament
    tanto Suárez como Vargas votaron en contra both Suárez and Vargas voted against
    te lo cobran tanto si lo comes como si no lo comes they charge you for it whether you eat it or not
    B
    ( AmL exc CS): qué tanto/qué tan: ¿qué tan alto es? how tall is he?
    es difícil decir qué tanto hay de autobiográfico en la novela it is difficult to say how much of the novel is autobiographical
    C para locs ver tanto3 pron B. (↑ tanto (3))
    tanto2 -ta
    A
    1 ( sing) so much; (pl) so many
    no sabía que había tanto espacio/tantas habitaciones I didn't know there was so much space/there were so many rooms
    había tantísima gente ( fam); there were so many o such a lot of people
    ¡tiene tanta fuerza …! she has such strength …!, she is so strong …!
    ¡tanto tiempo sin verte! it's been so long!, it's been such a long time!
    tanto … QUE:
    comió tanto chocolate que le hizo mal he ate so much chocolate (that) it made him ill
    tanto … COMO:
    tengo tanto derecho como el que más I've got as much right as anyone else o as the next man
    no ha habido tantos turistas como el año pasado there haven't been as many o so many tourists as last year
    2 ( fam)
    (expresando cantidades indeterminadas): tenía setenta y tantos años he was seventy something, he was seventy-odd ( colloq)
    mil quinientos y tantos pesos one thousand five hundred and something pesos, fifteen hundred something pesos ( AmE)
    B ( sing) ( fam) (con valor plural) so many
    había tanto mosquito que no pudimos dormir there were so many mosquitoes we couldn't sleep
    tanto3 -ta
    A
    1 ( sing) so much; (pl) so many
    ¿no querías azúcar? — sí, pero no tanta didn't you want sugar? — yes, but not that much
    vinieron tantos que no alcanzaron los asientos so many people came there weren't enough seats
    es uno de tantos he's one of many
    ¡tengo tanto que hacer! I've so much to do!
    ¿de verdad gana tanto? does he really earn that much?
    ni tanto ni tan calvo or tan poco there's no need to go that far
    no es para tanto ( fam): no te pongas así, hombre; tampoco es para tanto come on, there's no need to get like that about it
    duele un poco, pero no es para tanto it hurts a bit, but it's not that bad
    no pinta mal pero tampoco es para tanto she's not a bad artist but she's not that good
    tanto monta, monta tanto ( Esp); it makes no difference, it's as broad as it is long ( colloq)
    tanto tienes, tanto vales you are what you own
    2 ( fam)
    (expresando cantidades indeterminadas): hasta las tantas de la madrugada until the early hours of the morning
    te cobran tanto por folio/por minuto they charge you so much a sheet/a minute
    en el año mil ochocientos treinta y tantos in eighteen thirty-something
    cincuenta y tantas fifty-odd, fifty or so
    3
    hace tanto que no me llama she hasn't called me for such a long time o for so long, it's been so long since she called me
    todavía faltan dos horas — ¿tanto? there's still two hours to go — what? that long?
    B ( en locs):
    en tanto while
    en tanto ella atendía a los clientes, él cocinaba while she served the customers, he did the cooking
    en tanto + SUBJ as long as, so long as
    en tanto tú estés aquí as long as you're here
    en tanto que ( frml) (como) as; (dado que) inasmuch as ( frml), insofar as ( frml)
    entre tanto meanwhile, in the meantime
    hasta tanto + SUBJ
    ( frml): hasta tanto (no) se solucione este conflicto until this conflict is solved
    otro tanto: otro tanto cabe decir de su política exterior the same can be said of their foreign policy
    me queda otro tanto por hacer I have as many again still to do
    cuesta unos $15 y las pilas, casi otro tanto it costs about $15 and then the batteries cost nearly as much again
    por (lo) tanto therefore
    tan siquiera: ¡si tan siquiera me hubieras prevenido! if only you'd warned me!
    no le escribió ni tan siquiera una notita he didn't even write her a little note
    cómprale tan siquiera unas flores at least buy her some flowers o buy her some flowers, at least
    tan sólo only
    tenía tan sólo cuatro años he was only four years old
    por tan sólo dos mil pesos for only o for as little as two thousand pesos
    tanto es así or tan así es so much so
    se sentía mal, tanto es así que no quiso comer she felt ill, so much so that she didn't want anything to eat
    tanto más cuanto que specially since, all the more so because
    es importante, tanto más cuanto que es su única fuente de ingresos it's important, specially since o all the more so because it's his only source of income
    A
    (cantidad): recibe un tanto por ciento por cada venta she gets a percentage o a certain percentage on every sale
    tienes que entregar un tanto de depósito you have to put down so much o a certain amount as a deposit
    B (puntoen fútbol) goal; (— en fútbol americano) point; (— en tenis, en juegos) point
    apuntarse un tanto to score a point
    C ( en locs):
    al tanto: me puso al tanto she put me in the picture
    me mantengo al tanto de lo que pasa en el mundo I keep abreast of o I keep up to date with what is going on in the world
    te mantendré al tanto I'll keep you informed
    ya está al tanto de lo ocurrido he already knows what's happened
    estáte al tanto para cuando venga keep an eye out for him ( colloq)
    un tanto somewhat, rather, a little
    un tanto triste somewhat o rather o a little sad
    * * *

     

    tanto 1 adverbio
    1 [ see note under


    ( aplicado a verbo) so much;

    ¡es una chica tan amable! she's such a nice girl!;
    tanto mejor so much the better;
    tan solo only;
    tanto es así que … so much so that …;
    ya no salimos tanto we don't go out so often o so much now;
    llegó tan tarde que … he arrived so late (that) …;
    no es tan tímida como parece she's not as shy as she looks;
    sale tanto como tú he goes out as much as you do;
    tan pronto como puedas as soon as you can;
    tanto Suárez como Vargas votaron en contra both Suárez and Vargas voted against
    2 (AmL exc RPl)
    qué tanto/qué tan: ¿qué tanto te duele? how much does it hurt?;

    ¿qué tan alto es? how tall is he?
    ■ sustantivo masculino
    1 ( cantidad):

    hay que dejar un tanto de depósito you have to put down a certain amount as a deposit
    2 ( puntoen fútbol) goal;
    (— en fútbol americano, tenis, juegos) point
    3 ( en locs)
    al tanto: me puso al tanto she put me in the picture;

    mantenerse al tanto de algo to keep up to date with sth;
    estar al tanto (pendiente, alerta) to be on the ball (colloq);
    está al tanto de lo ocurrido he knows what's happened;
    un tanto somewhat, rather;
    un tanto triste somewhat sad
    tanto 2
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    a) ( sing) so much;

    (pl) so many;
    había tanto espacio/tantos niños there was so much space/there were so many children;

    ¡tanto tiempo sin verte! it's been so long!;
    tanto dinero/tantos turistas como … as much money/as many tourists as …


    ■ pronombre
    1
    a) ( sing) so much;

    (pl) so many;
    ¡tengo tanto que hacer! I've so much to do!;

    vinieron tantos que … so many people came (that) …;
    ¿de verdad gana tanto? does he really earn that much?;
    no ser para tanto (fam): duele, pero no es para tanto it hurts, but it's not that bad


    treinta y tantas thirty or so


    aún faltan dos horas — ¿tanto? there's still two hours to gowhat? that long?
    2 ( en locs)

    entre tanto meanwhile, in the meantime;
    otro tanto as much again;
    me queda otro tanto por hacer I have as much again still to do;
    por (lo) tanto therefore
    tanto,-a
    I adjetivo & pron
    1 (gran cantidad, mucho) (con singular) so much
    (con plural) so many: ¿cómo puedes ahorrar tanto (dinero)?, how are you able to save so much money?
    no necesito tantos folios, I don't need so many sheets of paper
    ¡hace tanto tiempo!, it's been so long!
    no es para tanto, it's not that bad
    2 (cantidad imprecisa) le costó cuarenta y tantos dólares, it cost her forty-odd dollars
    tiene cincuenta y tantos años, he's fifty something o fifty-odd
    3 (en comparaciones: con singular) as much
    (: en plural) as many: tiene tantos amigos como tú, he has as many friends as you
    II adverbio tanto 1 (hasta tal punto) so much: no deberías beber tanto, you shouldn't drink so much
    si vienes con nosotros, tanto mejor, if you come with us, so much the better
    tanto peor, so much the worse
    2 (referido a tiempo) so long: tardé un mes en escribirlo, - ¿tanto?, I spent one month writing it, - so long?
    (a menudo) ya no sale tanto, nowadays he doesn't go out so often
    III sustantivo masculino tanto 1 Dep point
    Ftb goal
    2 (una cantidad determinada) a certain amount
    ♦ Locuciones: figurado apuntarse un tanto, to score a point
    estar al tanto, to be up-to-date
    poner al tanto, to put sb in the picture
    a las tantas: me llamó a las tantas de la madrugada/de la noche, she phoned me in the early hours of the morning/very late at night
    entre tanto, meanwhile
    otro tanto, as much again
    por lo tanto, therefore
    tanto (...) como (...), both: tanto Pedro como María, both Pedro and María
    tanto por ciento, percentage
    un tanto, somewhat, rather, a bit
    un tanto cansado, rather tired
    ¡y tanto!, and how!
    ' tanto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alquilar
    - amargada
    - amargado
    - atonía
    - bar
    - calva
    - calvo
    - ciento
    - cuñada
    - cuñado
    - embrutecerse
    - empañar
    - escarnio
    - fastidio
    - griterío
    - gusto
    - hartar
    - hermano
    - histórica
    - histórico
    - idiotizar
    - licuación
    - marcar
    - mejor
    - mientras
    - mucha
    - mucho
    - normal
    - objeto
    - padre
    - para
    - parecerse
    - permitirse
    - que
    - ronca
    - ronco
    - satisfacción
    - sobrino
    - tanta
    - tela
    - toda
    - todo
    - tutearse
    - ver
    - vencerse
    - anotar
    - anular
    - apuntar
    - arreglar
    - así
    English:
    acquaint
    - all
    - alone
    - as
    - awaken
    - ball
    - better
    - bog down
    - both
    - critical
    - delay
    - din
    - ear
    - excitement
    - fall apart
    - fuss over
    - hence
    - labour
    - lie down
    - meantime
    - meanwhile
    - monopolize
    - much
    - must
    - name
    - neither
    - packaging
    - picture
    - point
    - privy
    - rupture
    - score
    - scorer
    - so
    - somewhat
    - song
    - spin out
    - stretch out
    - such
    - that
    - therefore
    - this
    - whereas
    - work
    - alike
    - begrudge
    - cope
    - every
    - fail
    - follow
    * * *
    tanto, -a
    adj
    1. [gran cantidad] [singular] so much;
    [plural] so many;
    tanto dinero so much money, such a lot of money;
    tanta gente so many people;
    tiene tanto entusiasmo/tantos amigos que… she is so enthusiastic/has so many friends that…;
    Fam
    nunca había visto tanto niño junto en mi vida I'd never seen so many children in one place;
    de tanto gritar se quedó afónico he lost his voice from all that shouting, he shouted so much that he lost his voice;
    ¡tanto quejarse del tiempo y luego se mudan a Alaska! they never stop complaining about the weather and then they move to Alaska!
    2. [cantidad indeterminada] [singular] so much;
    [plural] so many;
    nos daban tantos pesos al día they used to give us so many pesos per day;
    hay cuarenta y tantos candidatos there are forty-odd o forty or so candidates;
    tiene treinta y tantos años she's thirty-something o thirty-odd;
    nos conocimos en el año sesenta y tantos we met in nineteen sixty-something
    3. [en comparaciones]
    tanto… como as much… as;
    tantos… como as many… as;
    hoy no hay tanta gente como ayer there aren't as many people today as yesterday
    pron
    1. [tan gran cantidad] [singular] so much;
    [plural] so many;
    tenemos tanto de qué hablar we have so much o such a lot to talk about;
    ¿cómo puedes tener tantos? how can you have so many?;
    éramos tantos que faltó comida there were so many of us we ran out of food;
    ser uno de tantos to be nothing special
    2. [cantidad indeterminada] [singular] so much;
    [plural] so many;
    si el petróleo está a tanto el barril… if oil costs so much a barrel…;
    a tantos de agosto on such and such a date in August;
    ocurrió en el sesenta y tantos it happened in nineteen sixty-something
    3. [igual cantidad] [singular] as much;
    [plural] as many;
    tantos as many;
    tantos como desees as many as you like;
    había mucha gente aquí, pero allí no había tanta there were a lot of people here, but there weren't as many there;
    otro tanto as much again, the same again;
    otro tanto le ocurrió a los demás the same thing happened to the rest of them;
    ponme otro tanto same again, please;
    Fam
    ni tanto ni tan calvo there's no need to go to extremes;
    Esp
    tanto monta, monta tanto it makes no difference, it's all the same to me/him/ etc
    adv
    1. [mucho]
    tanto (que…) [cantidad] so much (that…);
    [tiempo] so long (that…);
    no bebas tanto don't drink so much;
    de eso hace tanto que ya no me acordaba it's been so long since that happened that I don't even remember;
    la aprecia tanto que… he's so fond of her that…;
    ya no llueve tanto it's not raining as much o so hard now;
    ya no vienen tanto por aquí they don't come here so often o as much any more;
    la quiero, pero no tanto I like her, but not that much;
    quizás tardemos una hora en llegar – ¡no tanto! it may take us an hour to get there – it won't take that long!;
    ¿nos denunciarán? – no creo que la cosa llegue a tanto will they report us? – I don't think it will come to that;
    no es para tanto [no es tan grave, malo] it's not too serious;
    [no te enfades] there's no need to get so upset about it, it's not such a big deal;
    ¿el mejor escritor de la historia? yo creo que no es para tanto the best writer ever? I don't see what all the fuss is about myself;
    faltan cien kilómetros todavía – ¿tanto? there are still a hundred kilometres to go – as much as that?;
    tanto (es así) que… so much so that…;
    odia las fiestas, tanto es así que no celebra ni su cumpleaños he hates parties, so much so that he doesn't even celebrate his own birthday;
    tanto más cuanto que… all the more so because…;
    tanto mejor/peor so much the better/worse;
    si no nos quieren invitar, tanto peor para ellos if they don't want to invite us, that's their loss;
    ¡y tanto! absolutely!, you bet!;
    hay cosas más importantes en la vida – ¡y tanto! there are more important things in life – there certainly are! o that's too true!
    2. [en comparaciones]
    tanto como as much as;
    me gusta tanto como a ti I like it (just) as much as you do;
    la casa está deteriorada, pero no tanto como para demolerla the house is in a poor state of repair, but not so as you'd want to demolish it;
    tanto hombres como mujeres both men and women;
    tanto si estoy en casa como si no whether I'm at home or not
    3. Am
    qué tanto [cuánto]: [m5]¿qué tanto lo conoces? how well do you know him?;
    no importa qué tanto sepan de tecnología it doesn't matter how much they know about technology
    nm
    1. [punto] point;
    [gol] goal;
    marcar un tanto to score
    tanto directo de saque [en tenis] ace;
    tanto de saque [en tenis] service point
    2. [ventaja] point;
    apuntarse un tanto (a favor) to earn a point in one's favour
    3. [poco]
    un tanto a bit, rather;
    es un tanto pesada she's a bit of a bore o rather boring;
    se le ve un tanto triste he seems rather sad
    4. [cantidad indeterminada]
    un tanto so much, a certain amount;
    te cobran un tanto por la reparación y otro por el desplazamiento they charge you so much o a certain amount for the repair work and on top of that a call-out charge;
    un tanto así [acompañado de un gesto] this much
    tanto por ciento percentage;
    ¿qué tanto por ciento de IVA llevan los libros? what percentage Br VAT o US sales tax do you pay on books?
    al tanto loc adv
    siempre está al tanto de todo she always knows everything that's going on;
    no estoy al tanto de lo que ha pasado I'm not up to date with what happened;
    mantener a alguien al tanto de algo [informado] to keep sb up to date on o informed about sth;
    te mantendremos al tanto we'll keep you informed;
    mantenerse al tanto (de algo) to keep up to date (on sth), to keep oneself informed (about sth);
    poner a alguien al tanto (de algo) to inform sb (about sth)
    en tanto que loc conj
    1. [mientras, hasta que] while;
    espera en tanto que acabamos wait while we finish
    2. [mientras, pero] while, whereas;
    él dimitió en tanto que los demás siguieron en el cargo he resigned while o whereas the others remained in their posts
    en tanto que loc prep
    [como] as;
    en tanto que director, me corresponde la decisión as manager, it's for me to decide
    entre tanto loc adv
    [mientras] meanwhile;
    haz las camas y entre tanto, yo lavo los platos you make the beds and, meanwhile, I'll do the dishes
    hasta tanto loc conj
    [hasta que] until;
    hasta tanto no se reúnan until they meet
    por (lo) tanto loc conj
    therefore, so
    * * *
    I adj so much; igual cantidad as much;
    tantos pl so many; igual número as many;
    comí tantos pasteles que me puse malo I ate so many candies that I was ill;
    no vimos tantos pájaros como ayer we didn’t see as many birds as we did yesterday
    II pron so much; igual cantidad as much;
    un tanto a little;
    tantos pl so many; igual número as many;
    uno de tantos one of many;
    tienes tanto you have so much;
    no hay tantos como ayer there aren’t as many as yesterday;
    a las tantas de la noche in the small hours
    III adv so much; igual cantidad as much; periodo so long;
    tardó tanto como él she took as long as him;
    tanto mejor so much the better;
    no es para tanto it’s not such a big deal;
    a tanto no llega things aren’t as bad as that;
    tanto es así que … so much so that…;
    tanto (me) da I don’t really care;
    ¡y tanto! yeah!, right on!
    :
    por lo tanto therefore, so;
    entre tanto meanwhile;
    ella trabajaba en tanto que él veía la televisión she was working while he was watching television
    V m
    1 point;
    marcar un tanto DEP score a point;
    tanto por ciento percentage
    2
    :
    estar al tanto be informed (de about)
    3
    :
    él es muy inteligente, y ella otro tanto he is very intelligent and so is she o and she is too
    * * *
    tanto adv
    1) : so much
    tanto mejor: so much the better
    2) : so long
    ¿por qué te tardaste tanto?: why did you take so long?
    tanto, -ta adj
    1) : so much, so many, such
    no hagas tantas preguntas: don't ask so many questions
    tiene tanto encanto: he has such charm, he's so charming
    2) : as much, as many
    come tantos dulces como yo: she eats as many sweets as I do
    3) : odd, however many
    cuarenta y tantos años: forty-odd years
    tanto nm
    1) : certain amount
    2) : goal, point (in sports)
    3)
    al tanto : abreast, in the picture
    4)
    un tanto : somewhat, rather
    un tanto cansado: rather tired
    tanto, -ta pron
    1) : so much, so many
    tiene tanto que hacer: she has so much to do
    ¡no me des tantos!: don't give me so many!
    2)
    entre tanto : meanwhile
    3)
    por lo tanto : therefore
    * * *
    tanto1 adj pron
    ¡hay tantos mosquitos! there are so many mosquitoes!
    Cuando se traduce con un adjetivo en inglés, se usa so a secas
    tanto... como as much... as / as many... as
    ... y tantos... something
    tanto2 adv
    1. (en general) so much
    2. (tiempo) so long
    tardabas tanto, que me fui you took so long, that I went
    tanto... como... both... and...
    tanto3 n point / goal

    Spanish-English dictionary > tanto

  • 19 yo more mi

    сущ.

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > yo more mi

  • 20 a la altura de la cintura

    (adj.) = waist high, waist deep
    Ex. The shepherd led them across meadows where the warm, scented grass grew nearly waist high, toward the mighty waterfall.
    Ex. More than a score or two of the young female members waded the stream that in places was waist deep.
    * * *
    (adj.) = waist high, waist deep

    Ex: The shepherd led them across meadows where the warm, scented grass grew nearly waist high, toward the mighty waterfall.

    Ex: More than a score or two of the young female members waded the stream that in places was waist deep.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la altura de la cintura

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