Translation: from spanish

qualified

  • 1 Colegio de Abogados

    the Bar
    * * *
    (n.) = Law Society
    Ex. Law centres employ qualified lawyers and they receive a waiver from the Law Society that allows them to provide their services free of charge.
    * * *

    Ex: Law centres employ qualified lawyers and they receive a waiver from the Law Society that allows them to provide their services free of charge.

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  • 2 Comité para la Homologación (COA)

    Ex. This article reviews the mission of the ALA's Committee on Accreditation (COA) and examines its role as it relates to the education of librarians qualified to work with children and young people.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Comité para la Homologación (COA)

  • 3 Licenciado en Gestión Empresarial

    Ex. This article relates the benefits of pursuing an MBA (Master of Business Administration) for someone who is already a qualified librarian.
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    Ex: This article relates the benefits of pursuing an MBA (Master of Business Administration) for someone who is already a qualified librarian.

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  • 4 a

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

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

    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

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

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

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


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


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


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

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

    c) al + inf:


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



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

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

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

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

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


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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 5 a medias

    adv.
    1 halfway, betwixt and between, half-way, partially.
    2 half-and-half, fifty-fifty.
    * * *
    (sin terminar) not finished, half done 2 (compartido) half each
    * * *
    (adj.) = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified
    Ex. Yet the response from government has been half-hearted at best.
    Ex. The majority of projects are small, poorly funded, and only a qualified success.
    * * *
    (adj.) = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified

    Ex: Yet the response from government has been half-hearted at best.

    Ex: The majority of projects are small, poorly funded, and only a qualified success.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medias

  • 6 acceder

    v.
    1 to agree ( (consent).
    acceder a una petición to grant a request
    2 to consent, to accede, to assent, to comply.
    Ella accedió a su petición She consented to his request.
    3 to come over.
    A feeling of fear came over her Una sensación de miedo la accedió.
    * * *
    1 (consentir) to consent (a, to), agree (a, to)
    2 (tener entrada) to enter
    3 (alcanzar) to accede (a, to)
    acceder al poder to come to power, take office
    acceder a la universidad be admitted to university, enter university
    * * *
    verb
    2) access, gain access to
    * * *
    VI
    1) (=aceptar) to agree

    acceder a algo — to agree to sth

    2)

    acceder a (=entrar)

    a) [+ lugar] to gain access to; [+ grupo social, organización] to be admitted to

    no pueden acceder al mercado laboral por no tener estudios — they have no access to the labour market because they have no qualifications

    si ganan este partido, acceden a la final — if they win this match they go through to the final

    b) (Inform) [+ fichero, Internet] to access
    3) (=conseguir)

    acceder a[+ información] to gain access to, access

    accedió a una graduación superior — he attained a higher rank, he was promoted to a higher rank

    acceder al poderto assume power

    acceder a la propiedad de algo — to become the owner of sth

    acceder al tronoto succeed to the throne

    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1)

    acceder a algo a lugar to gain access to something; a premio to be eligible for something; a cargo to accede to something (frml)

    accedió al tronohe came o succeeded to the throne

    2) ( ceder)

    accedió a regañadientes — he agreed with great reluctance, he reluctantly gave in

    acceder a algo — to agree to something, to accede to something (frml)

    acceder a + inf — to agree to + inf

    * * *
    = access, contact, gain + access, get into, accede, gain + admittance.
    Ex. Teletext services are broadcast information services which may be accessed in a non-interactive mode.
    Ex. Hosts in Europe can also be contacted through the European part of the IPSS network.
    Ex. Libraries gain access to their own files by means of terminals connected to the central computer.
    Ex. To get into these national and international networks which are suitable for long-distance communication, a telephone link must be used to access the closest node.
    Ex. Once Modjeski heard him express sympathy, she knew she could wheedle him into acceding.
    Ex. In the early 1800s libraries were used by only the small portion of the population that could gain admittance.
    ----
    * acceder a = approach, fall in with, get at, agree to.
    * acceder haciendo clic = click.
    * acceder ilegalmente = hack.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1)

    acceder a algo a lugar to gain access to something; a premio to be eligible for something; a cargo to accede to something (frml)

    accedió al tronohe came o succeeded to the throne

    2) ( ceder)

    accedió a regañadientes — he agreed with great reluctance, he reluctantly gave in

    acceder a algo — to agree to something, to accede to something (frml)

    acceder a + inf — to agree to + inf

    * * *
    = access, contact, gain + access, get into, accede, gain + admittance.

    Ex: Teletext services are broadcast information services which may be accessed in a non-interactive mode.

    Ex: Hosts in Europe can also be contacted through the European part of the IPSS network.
    Ex: Libraries gain access to their own files by means of terminals connected to the central computer.
    Ex: To get into these national and international networks which are suitable for long-distance communication, a telephone link must be used to access the closest node.
    Ex: Once Modjeski heard him express sympathy, she knew she could wheedle him into acceding.
    Ex: In the early 1800s libraries were used by only the small portion of the population that could gain admittance.
    * acceder a = approach, fall in with, get at, agree to.
    * acceder haciendo clic = click.
    * acceder ilegalmente = hack.

    * * *
    acceder [E1 ]
    vi
    A
    1 (entrar, llegar) acceder A algo to gain access TO sth
    un jardín al cual se accede por dos entradas a garden with access from o which you can enter from two points
    para acceder a la base de datos to access the database, to gain access to the database
    pretendían acceder a los secretos del Pentágono they were trying to gain access to Pentagon secrets
    sólo pueden acceder al premio los menores de 15 años only under-15s are eligible for the prize
    con esta victoria accede a las semifinales with this win she goes through to the semifinals
    2 (a un cargo) acceder A algo to accede TO sth ( frml)
    no pudo acceder a la presidencia he was unable to accede to o to assume the presidency
    accedió al trono he came o succeeded to the throne
    B (consentir) to agree
    accedió a regañadientes he agreed with great reluctance, he reluctantly gave in
    acceder A algo to agree TO sth, to accede TO sth ( frml)
    accedió a sus deseos she bowed o agreed o acceded to his wishes
    accedieron al pago de la deuda they agreed to pay what was owed
    acceder A + INF to agree TO + INF
    accedió a contestar preguntas del público she agreed to answer questions from the audience
    * * *

     

    acceder ( conjugate acceder) verbo intransitivo
    1 ( consentir) to agree;
    acceder a algo to agree to sth
    2 ( entrar) acceder a algo gain access to sth;
    (Inf) to access sth.
    acceder verbo intransitivo
    1 (conceder, transigir) to accede, consent [a, to]
    2 (entrar, ser admitido) to gain admittance [a, to]: accedió al cargo en 1973, he ocuppied the post in 1973
    3 Inform to access
    ' acceder' also found in these entries:
    English:
    accede
    - access
    - allow
    - comply
    - consent
    - qualified
    - assent
    * * *
    1. [consentir] to agree;
    acceder a una petición to grant a request;
    accedió a venir she agreed to come;
    accedieron a las demandas de los secuestradores they agreed to o acceded to the kidnappers' demands
    2. [tener acceso]
    acceder a algo to enter sth, to gain entry to sth;
    Informát
    acceder a una base de datos to access a database;
    se puede acceder directamente a la sala por la puerta trasera there is direct access to the hall by the rear entrance;
    por esa puerta se accede a la cripta that door leads to the crypt;
    desde la biblioteca se puede acceder a Internet you can log on to the Internet at the library;
    las sillas de ruedas accederán por una rampa there is wheelchair access via a ramp
    3. [alcanzar]
    acceder al trono to accede to the throne;
    acceder al poder to come to power;
    accedió al cargo de presidente he became president;
    este título permite acceder a los estudios de posgrado this qualification enables you to go on to do postgraduate studies
    * * *
    v/i
    1 ( ceder) agree (a to), fml
    accede (a to);
    acceder a un ruego agree to a request;
    acceder a los deseos de alguien bow to s.o.’s wishes
    2
    :
    acceder a lugar gain access to, access; cargo accede to
    * * *
    acceder vi acceder a
    1) : to accede to, to agree to
    2) : to assume (a position)
    3) : to gain access to
    * * *
    1. (aceptar) to agree
    2. (entrar) to enter
    acceder al poder to come to power [pt. came; pp. come]

    Spanish-English dictionary > acceder

  • 7 adaptado

    adj.
    adapted, fitted, conditioned, qualified.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: adaptar.
    * * *
    1→ link=adaptar adaptar
    1 adapted
    * * *
    ----
    * adaptado a cada individuo = individually-tailored.
    * adaptado a la web = web-compliant.
    * adaptado a unas circunstancias particulares = custom.
    * adaptado a unas necesidades concretas = customised [customized, -USA].
    * adaptado especialmente para niños = child-friendly.
    * tecnología adaptada a usuarios con necesidades especiales = assistive technology.
    * * *
    * adaptado a cada individuo = individually-tailored.
    * adaptado a la web = web-compliant.
    * adaptado a unas circunstancias particulares = custom.
    * adaptado a unas necesidades concretas = customised [customized, -USA].
    * adaptado especialmente para niños = child-friendly.
    * tecnología adaptada a usuarios con necesidades especiales = assistive technology.
    * * *
    adaptado, -a adj
    suited (a to);
    una especie adaptada al clima desértico a species which is adapted to the desert climate;
    está bien adaptado a su nuevo colegio he's quite at home in his new school now
    * * *
    adj adapted (a for)
    * * *
    adaptado, -da adj
    : suited, adapted

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptado

  • 8 alternativa

    adj.&f.
    feminine of ALTERNATIVO.
    f.
    alternative.
    alternativa de poder alternative party of government
    * * *
    1 alternative, option, choice
    \
    tomar la alternativa to become a fully-fledged bullfighter
    tomar una alternativa to decide, choose
    * * *
    1. f., (m. - alternativo) 2. noun f.
    alternative, choice, option
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=opción) alternative, option, choice
    2) (=sucesión) alternation; (=trabajo) shift work, work done in relays
    3) (Taur) ceremony by which a novice becomes a fully qualified bullfighter

    tomar la alternativato become a fully qualified bullfighter

    4) pl alternativas [en actitud] ups and downs, vicissitudes, fluctuations

    las alternativas de la políticathe ups and downs o vicissitudes of politics

    * * *
    1) ( opción) alternative
    3) alternativas femenino plural
    * * *
    = alternate way, alternative, choice.
    Ex. We want the understanding that we are not some irritating adjunct to bookstores but an alternate way.
    Ex. DC is certainly not regarded as the perfect classification scheme even in sectors where there is no serious alternative.
    Ex. To rectify failures, the librarian has two choices.
    ----
    * como alternativa = as an alternative.
    * como segunda alternativa = as a backup.
    * la alternativa + ser = the alternative + be.
    * no tener alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener más alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otra alternativa = have + no choice.
    * tener una alternativa preparada = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener una alternativa reservada = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * una buena alternativa a = the next best thing to.
    * * *
    1) ( opción) alternative
    3) alternativas femenino plural
    * * *
    = alternate way, alternative, choice.

    Ex: We want the understanding that we are not some irritating adjunct to bookstores but an alternate way.

    Ex: DC is certainly not regarded as the perfect classification scheme even in sectors where there is no serious alternative.
    Ex: To rectify failures, the librarian has two choices.
    * como alternativa = as an alternative.
    * como segunda alternativa = as a backup.
    * la alternativa + ser = the alternative + be.
    * no tener alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener más alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otra alternativa = have + no choice.
    * tener una alternativa preparada = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener una alternativa reservada = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * una buena alternativa a = the next best thing to.

    * * *
    A (opción) alternative
    no tienes alternativa you have no choice o alternative
    no les quedó más alternativa que admitirlo they were left no alternative but to admit it
    una clara alternativa democrática a clear democratic alternative
    la alternativa es clara the choice is clear
    una alternativa a los métodos tradicionales an alternative to traditional methods
    siguió con gran interés las alternativas del campeonato she followed the ups and downs of the championship with great interest
    tras soportar las alternativas de una larga enfermedad ( frml); having borne the vicissitudes of a long illness ( frml)
    * * *

     

    alternativa sustantivo femenino ( opción) alternative;

    alternativo,-a adjetivo alternative
    alternativa sustantivo femenino alternative: no tuvimos alternativa, we had no choice

    ' alternativa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    opción
    - remedio
    - tratar
    English:
    alternative
    - alternative medicine
    - alternatively
    - medicine
    - next
    - than
    * * *
    1. [opción] alternative;
    no tenemos alternativa we have no alternative;
    no nos queda otra alternativa que aceptar we have no alternative o choice but to accept;
    nuestra mejor alternativa es… our best bet is…
    alternativa de poder alternative party of government
    2. Taurom = ceremony in which a bullfighter shares the kill with his novice, accepting him as a professional;
    tomar la alternativa = to become accepted as a professional bullfighter;
    dar la alternativa a alguien to give sb their first big break
    * * *
    f
    1 alternative
    :
    dar la alternativa a alguien confirm s.o. as a fully-fledged bullfighter;
    tomar la alternativa become a fully-fledged bullfighter
    * * *
    opción: alternative, option
    * * *
    alternativa n alternative

    Spanish-English dictionary > alternativa

  • 9 apoyo administrativo

    m.
    administrative support.
    * * *
    Ex. Lack of qualified staff and administrative support had retarded development of prison library service in the state = La falta de personal cualificado y de apoyo administrativo ha retardado el desarrollo de los servicios bibliotecarios penitenciarios en el estado.
    * * *

    Ex: Lack of qualified staff and administrative support had retarded development of prison library service in the state = La falta de personal cualificado y de apoyo administrativo ha retardado el desarrollo de los servicios bibliotecarios penitenciarios en el estado.

    Spanish-English dictionary > apoyo administrativo

  • 10 aprobación

    f.
    approval, applause, authorization, consent.
    * * *
    1 (gen) approval; (ley) passing
    \
    dar su (mi, tu, etc) aprobación to give one's consent, approve
    * * *
    noun f.
    approval, endorsement
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Pol) [de una ley] passing
    2) [de informe, plan, acuerdo] approval, endorsement

    necesito tu aprobación para realizar la ventaI need your approval o endorsement to go ahead with the sale

    * * *
    femenino (de proyecto de ley, moción) passing; (de préstamo, acuerdo, plan) approval, endorsement; (de actuación, conducta de alguien) approval
    * * *
    = approval, endorsement, consent, encouragement, acknowledgement [acknowledgment], word of encouragement, passage, condonation, seal of approval, thumbs up.
    Ex. A number of more unusual arrangements have been tried, but none have met with wide approval.
    Ex. The project was given endorsement by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the then Section on Mechanization.
    Ex. Subject to the consent of the original author every thesis should be available for loan.
    Ex. Nevertheless my debts are real, and I particularly want to thank David Foxon for his illuminating commentary on the final sections, and D. F. McKenzie for his encouragement throughout.
    Ex. Then, without waiting for an acknowledgement, he said, 'Well, I think Albert is too much the union type' and James expressed surprise.
    Ex. This he knew happens to employees who are not given a word of encouragement, some recognition.
    Ex. The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    Ex. There are four prominent common law defenses to a divorce suit: condonation, recrimination, collusion, and connivance.
    Ex. This use of square brackets has never had the official seal of approval of the FID.
    Ex. The article 'Apple Macintosh: thumbs up? thumbs down?' considers whether online searchers should use Apple Macintosh machines.
    ----
    * aprobación oficial = official seal of approval.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
    * contar con la aprobación = meet with + approval.
    * contar con + Posesivo + aprobación = meet + Posesivo + approval.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * obtener la aprobación = meet with + approval.
    * obtener + Posesivo + aprobación = meet + Posesivo + approval.
    * sujeto a aprobación = on approval.
    * * *
    femenino (de proyecto de ley, moción) passing; (de préstamo, acuerdo, plan) approval, endorsement; (de actuación, conducta de alguien) approval
    * * *
    = approval, endorsement, consent, encouragement, acknowledgement [acknowledgment], word of encouragement, passage, condonation, seal of approval, thumbs up.

    Ex: A number of more unusual arrangements have been tried, but none have met with wide approval.

    Ex: The project was given endorsement by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the then Section on Mechanization.
    Ex: Subject to the consent of the original author every thesis should be available for loan.
    Ex: Nevertheless my debts are real, and I particularly want to thank David Foxon for his illuminating commentary on the final sections, and D. F. McKenzie for his encouragement throughout.
    Ex: Then, without waiting for an acknowledgement, he said, 'Well, I think Albert is too much the union type' and James expressed surprise.
    Ex: This he knew happens to employees who are not given a word of encouragement, some recognition.
    Ex: The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    Ex: There are four prominent common law defenses to a divorce suit: condonation, recrimination, collusion, and connivance.
    Ex: This use of square brackets has never had the official seal of approval of the FID.
    Ex: The article 'Apple Macintosh: thumbs up? thumbs down?' considers whether online searchers should use Apple Macintosh machines.
    * aprobación oficial = official seal of approval.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
    * contar con la aprobación = meet with + approval.
    * contar con + Posesivo + aprobación = meet + Posesivo + approval.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * obtener la aprobación = meet with + approval.
    * obtener + Posesivo + aprobación = meet + Posesivo + approval.
    * sujeto a aprobación = on approval.

    * * *
    1 (de un proyecto de ley, una moción) passing
    la aprobación de esta moción provocó un escándalo when this motion was passed it caused an outcry, the passing of this motion caused an outcry
    2 (de un préstamo, acuerdo) approval, endorsement
    3 (de la actuación, conducta de algn) approval
    cuentas con mi aprobación you have my approval
    * * *

     

    aprobación sustantivo femenino (de proyecto de ley, moción) passing;
    (de préstamo, acuerdo, plan) approval, endorsement;
    (de actuación, conducta) approval
    aprobación sustantivo femenino approval
    ' aprobación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    eje
    - recomendable
    - arriba
    - bendición
    - bravo
    - conformidad
    English:
    acceptance
    - amen
    - approval
    - approving
    - assent
    - blessing
    - endorsement
    - favor
    - favour
    - passing
    - qualified
    - seal
    - subject
    - unqualified
    - adoption
    * * *
    1. [de proyecto, medida] approval;
    [de ley, moción] passing;
    dio su aprobación al proyecto he gave the project his approval, he approved the project
    2. [de comportamiento] approval
    * * *
    f approval; de ley passing
    * * *
    aprobación nf, pl - ciones : approval, endorsement

    Spanish-English dictionary > aprobación

  • 11 asuntos internos

    m.pl.
    internal affairs, home affairs.
    * * *
    = Minister of Internal Affairs, internal affairs
    Ex. The present Minister of Internal Affairs has worked out a campaign on local freedom of information.
    Ex. The article recommends increased financial aid to public and children's libraries, appointment of qualified librarians, and freedom for librarians in the internal affairs of libraries.
    * * *
    = Minister of Internal Affairs, internal affairs

    Ex: The present Minister of Internal Affairs has worked out a campaign on local freedom of information.

    Ex: The article recommends increased financial aid to public and children's libraries, appointment of qualified librarians, and freedom for librarians in the internal affairs of libraries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asuntos internos

  • 12 autoevaluación

    f.
    self-assessment, self-evaluation.
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino self-assessment
    * * *
    = self-evaluation, self-study report, self-testing, self-appraisal, self-assessment.
    Ex. Lack of proper self-evaluation may explain both their callousness and their imprudence = La falta de una autoevaluación adecuada puede explicar su insensibilidad e imprudencia.
    Ex. She looked incredulously at the single photocopied page from the last self-study report.
    Ex. This system uses expert system architectural principles to generate an inexhaustible supply of accounting questions that can be used by students for self-study and self-testing.
    Ex. Reference group theory is based upon the principle that people take the standards of significant others as a basis for making self-appraisals, comparisons, and choices regarding need and use of information.
    Ex. The check-list is intended to be used for self-assessment for newly qualified librarians during the pre-registration period.
    * * *
    femenino self-assessment
    * * *
    = self-evaluation, self-study report, self-testing, self-appraisal, self-assessment.

    Ex: Lack of proper self-evaluation may explain both their callousness and their imprudence = La falta de una autoevaluación adecuada puede explicar su insensibilidad e imprudencia.

    Ex: She looked incredulously at the single photocopied page from the last self-study report.
    Ex: This system uses expert system architectural principles to generate an inexhaustible supply of accounting questions that can be used by students for self-study and self-testing.
    Ex: Reference group theory is based upon the principle that people take the standards of significant others as a basis for making self-appraisals, comparisons, and choices regarding need and use of information.
    Ex: The check-list is intended to be used for self-assessment for newly qualified librarians during the pre-registration period.

    * * *
    self-appraisal
    * * *
    self-assessment

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoevaluación

  • 13 avezado

    adj.
    1 experienced, qualified, expert, deft.
    2 accustomed, inured.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: avezar.
    * * *
    1→ link=avezar avezar
    1 seasoned, experienced
    * * *
    ADJ accustomed, inured
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <combatiente/político> seasoned
    * * *
    Ex. At the same time, seasoned librarians are faced with new learning requirements for computer seaching.
    ----
    * avezado en la guerra = battle-hardened.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <combatiente/político> seasoned
    * * *

    Ex: At the same time, seasoned librarians are faced with new learning requirements for computer seaching.

    * avezado en la guerra = battle-hardened.

    * * *
    avezado -da
    seasoned
    un combatiente avezado en la lucha a seasoned o an experienced fighter
    un avezado delincuente a hardened criminal
    * * *

    Del verbo avezar: ( conjugate avezar)

    avezado es:

    el participio

    avezado,-a adjetivo skilled, experienced, seasoned
    ' avezado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    avezada
    English:
    seasoned
    * * *
    avezado, -a adj
    seasoned;
    un avezado submarinista a seasoned scuba diver
    * * *
    avezado, -da adj
    : seasoned, experienced

    Spanish-English dictionary > avezado

  • 14 ayudante

    adj.
    assistant.
    ayudante de laboratorio laboratory assistant
    f. & m.
    1 assistant, helper, auxiliary, aide.
    2 attendant.
    * * *
    1 assistant
    2 MILITAR adjutant
    \
    ayudante de dirección (en teatro, cine) production assistant
    * * *
    noun mf.
    assistant, helper
    * * *
    SMF (=que ayuda) helper, assistant; (Mil) adjutant; (Téc) technician; (Golf) caddie; (Escol, Univ) assistant

    ayudante de dirección — (Teat etc) production assistant

    ayudante de laboratorio — lab(oratory) assistant, lab(oratory) technician

    ayudante del electricista — electrician's assistant, electrician's helper (EEUU)

    ayudante de realización — (TV) production assistant

    * * *
    masculino y femenino assistant
    * * *
    = assistant, attendant, helper, helpmate, wizard, legman [legmen, -pl.], aider.
    Ex. I believe Mr. Freedman hired about 11 student assistants to go through this intentionally dirty file and clean it up.
    Ex. However, most of the attendants of scientific meetings held overseas believe that the most important aspect of the meetings was the opportunity of making informal contacts.
    Ex. Once again careful planning pays dividends, and plenty of time and helpers are needed.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Microcomputer library resources: headache or helpmate?.
    Ex. The database can be created either manually or by using a wizard, which prompts the user with questions that moves them through the creation process.
    Ex. The article 'Elmore Leonard's legman' describes the work of Gregg Sutter, the full time researcher of the US mystery writer Elmore Leonard.
    Ex. One of the primary psychological aiders of the Taliban is al-Jazeera TV who is constantly feeding the Arab and Islamic world Taliban propaganda.
    ----
    * ayudante de abogado = paralegal [para-legal].
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * ayudante de hospital = hospital attendant.
    * ayudante de investigación = research assistant.
    * ayudante del shérif = deputy sheriff.
    * profesor ayudante = teacher aide.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino assistant
    * * *
    = assistant, attendant, helper, helpmate, wizard, legman [legmen, -pl.], aider.

    Ex: I believe Mr. Freedman hired about 11 student assistants to go through this intentionally dirty file and clean it up.

    Ex: However, most of the attendants of scientific meetings held overseas believe that the most important aspect of the meetings was the opportunity of making informal contacts.
    Ex: Once again careful planning pays dividends, and plenty of time and helpers are needed.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Microcomputer library resources: headache or helpmate?.
    Ex: The database can be created either manually or by using a wizard, which prompts the user with questions that moves them through the creation process.
    Ex: The article 'Elmore Leonard's legman' describes the work of Gregg Sutter, the full time researcher of the US mystery writer Elmore Leonard.
    Ex: One of the primary psychological aiders of the Taliban is al-Jazeera TV who is constantly feeding the Arab and Islamic world Taliban propaganda.
    * ayudante de abogado = paralegal [para-legal].
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * ayudante de hospital = hospital attendant.
    * ayudante de investigación = research assistant.
    * ayudante del shérif = deputy sheriff.
    * profesor ayudante = teacher aide.

    * * *
    assistant
    ayudante de laboratorio laboratory assistant
    ayudante de cocina kitchen assistant
    Compuestos:
    aide-de-camp
    assistant professor ( AmE), (junior) lecturer ( BrE)
    assistant to the director, director's assistant
    production assistant
    personal digital assistant, PDA
    ( Esp) Registered Nurse
    * * *

    ayudante sustantivo masculino y femenino
    assistant;

    ayudante de cocina kitchen assistant
    ayudante mf assistant

    ' ayudante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    asistente
    - ATS
    - script
    English:
    aide
    - assistant
    - bulk
    - busboy
    - confidential
    - deputy
    - dresser
    - helper
    - mate
    - PA
    - willing
    - motion
    * * *
    adj
    assistant
    nmf
    assistant
    Mil ayudante de campo aide-de-camp; Cine ayudante de dirección director's assistant; Cine ayudante del electricista best boy;
    ayudante de investigación research assistant;
    ayudante de laboratorio laboratory assistant;
    Esp ayudante técnico sanitario qualified nurse
    * * *
    m/f assistant
    * * *
    : helper, assistant
    * * *
    ayudante n assistant

    Spanish-English dictionary > ayudante

  • 15 calificador

    adj.
    qualifying, examining.
    m.
    1 one who is qualified to spy and do something.
    2 strong>Calificador del Santo Oficio, officer of the Inquisition, appointed to examine books and writings.
    3 examiner, qualifier.
    * * *
    1 examining
    * * *
    = qualifying term, scorer.
    Ex. The leading term determines the position of the entry, and the qualifying terms are subordinate to it.
    Ex. Each essay will be scanned into computers and read by at least two scorers.
    * * *
    = qualifying term, scorer.

    Ex: The leading term determines the position of the entry, and the qualifying terms are subordinate to it.

    Ex: Each essay will be scanned into computers and read by at least two scorers.

    * * *
    calificador, -ora adj
    1. [que evalúa] assessing
    2. [que clasifica] classifying, grading
    3. [de examen] grading, marking

    Spanish-English dictionary > calificador

  • 16 calificar

    v.
    1 to mark (British), to grade (United States) (education).
    2 to qualify (grammar).
    Ella califica para secretaria She qualifies for secretary.
    3 to rate, to grade, to give a mark to, to qualify.
    El profesor calificó los debates The teacher qualified the debates.
    El maestro calificó las pruebas The teacher graded the tests.
    4 to brand, to label.
    El juez calificó a Ricardo de ladrón The judge branded Richard as thief.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 (determinar las cualidades) to describe, qualify
    2 EDUCACIÓN to mark, grade
    3 (llamar) to call
    4 LINGÚÍSTICA to qualify
    1 (probar su nobleza) to give proof of nobility
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1)

    calificar algo/a algn como o de algo — to describe sth/sb as sth, call sb/sth sth

    calificó su política como o de racismo encubierto — he called their policy covert racism, he described their policy as covert racism

    2) (Escol) [+ examen] to mark, grade (EEUU); [+ alumno] to give a mark to, give a grade to (EEUU)
    3) frm (=ennoblecer) to distinguish
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( describir)

    calificar algo/a alguien de algo — to describe something/somebody as something

    2) (Educ)
    a) < examen> to grade (AmE), to mark (BrE); < alumno> to give a grade (AmE) o (BrE) mark to
    b) título/diploma

    calificar a alguien para + inf — to qualify somebody to + inf

    3) (Ling) to qualify
    * * *
    = qualify, brand (as), grade.
    Ex. Common facets may be listed anywhere in the schedule order, because they are facets that, although only listed once can be applied anywhere in the citation order, as required to qualify the concept to which they apply.
    Ex. Music by Jewish composers and works were branded in Nazi Germany as degenerate art.
    Ex. Weekly quizzes are graded on a pass/fail basis, and they are worth 20% of your grade.
    ----
    * calificarse = make + the cut.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( describir)

    calificar algo/a alguien de algo — to describe something/somebody as something

    2) (Educ)
    a) < examen> to grade (AmE), to mark (BrE); < alumno> to give a grade (AmE) o (BrE) mark to
    b) título/diploma

    calificar a alguien para + inf — to qualify somebody to + inf

    3) (Ling) to qualify
    * * *
    = qualify, brand (as), grade.

    Ex: Common facets may be listed anywhere in the schedule order, because they are facets that, although only listed once can be applied anywhere in the citation order, as required to qualify the concept to which they apply.

    Ex: Music by Jewish composers and works were branded in Nazi Germany as degenerate art.
    Ex: Weekly quizzes are graded on a pass/fail basis, and they are worth 20% of your grade.
    * calificarse = make + the cut.

    * * *
    calificar [A2 ]
    vt
    A ‹álbum/blog/película› to rate calificar algo/a algn DE algo to describe sth/sb AS sth
    calificaron el espectáculo de grotesco they described the show as grotesque
    la calificaron de pintora genial they rated her a brilliant painter
    lo calificó de burdo imitador she described him as o labeled him (as) a crude imitator
    B ( Educ)
    1 ‹examen› to grade ( AmE), to mark ( BrE); ‹alumno› to give a grade ( AmE) o ( BrE) mark to
    2
    «título/diploma»: calificar a algn PARA + INF to qualify sb to + INF
    C ‹área/suelo/terreno› to designate
    calificar un terreno como urbanizable/rústico to designate a piece of land as building land/agricultural land
    D ( Ling) to qualify
    ■ calificar
    vi
    ( Méx) to qualify
    calificar PARA algo to qualify FOR sth
    calificaron para la final they qualified for o got through to the final
    * * *

     

    calificar ( conjugate calificar) verbo transitivo
    1 calificar algo/a algn de algo ( describir) to describe sth/sb as sth;
    ( categorizar) to label sth/sb as sth
    2 (Educ)
    a) examen to grade (AmE), to mark (BrE);

    alumno› to give a grade (AmE) o (BrE) mark to
    b) ( habilitar) [título/diploma] calificar a algn para hacer algo to qualify sb to do sth

    3 (Ling) to qualify
    calificar verbo transitivo
    1 to describe [de, as]: lo calificó de incompetente, he called him incompetent
    2 (puntuar un examen, etc) to mark, grade, give a mark: este profesor califica muy bajo, this teacher gives very low marks
    ' calificar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adjetivar
    - catalogar
    - cualificar
    English:
    qualify
    - refer to
    - term
    - grade
    * * *
    vt
    1. [denominar]
    calificar a alguien de algo to call sb sth, to describe sb as sth;
    su comportamiento fue calificado de heroico his behaviour was described as heroic
    2. [examen, trabajo] Br to mark, US to grade;
    calificar a alguien con un suspenso to fail sb, US to give sb a failing grade
    3. Gram to qualify
    4. [propiedad] to classify;
    han calificado el terreno como urbanizable Br the land has been designated as a brownfield site, US the land has been zoned for construction
    5. [personalidad]
    su gesto lo califica de caballero his gesture shows him to be a gentleman
    * * *
    v/t
    1 describe, label (de as)
    2 EDU grade, Br
    mark
    * * *
    calificar {72} vt
    1) : to grade
    2) : to describe, to rate
    la calificaron de buena alumna: they described her as a good student
    3) : to qualify, to modify (in grammar)
    * * *
    1. (examen) to mark
    2. (alumno) to give a mark [pt. gave; pp. given]

    Spanish-English dictionary > calificar

  • 17 campeonato

    m.
    championship.
    * * *
    1 championship
    \
    de campeonato familiar great, fantastic
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Dep) championship
    2) Esp
    *

    de campeonato: se armó una bronca de campeonato — there was one hell of an argument *

    se agarra unas borracheras de campeonatohe gets incredibly o unbelievably drunk, he gets blind drunk *

    * * *
    masculino championship

    ganar/perder un campeonato — to win/lose a championship

    de campeonato — (Esp fam)

    * * *
    = championship, tournament, competition.
    Ex. This sports complex was extensively altered for the 1990 World Cup soccer championships.
    Ex. The author traces the development of the tournament in Scotland from the 13th to 16th centuries and its relationship to European chivalric activity.
    Ex. There was a competition organised for the best motto for each event to be held during library week.
    ----
    * campeonato de fútbol = football competition, football championship.
    * campeonato del mundo = world cup.
    * * *
    masculino championship

    ganar/perder un campeonato — to win/lose a championship

    de campeonato — (Esp fam)

    * * *
    = championship, tournament, competition.

    Ex: This sports complex was extensively altered for the 1990 World Cup soccer championships.

    Ex: The author traces the development of the tournament in Scotland from the 13th to 16th centuries and its relationship to European chivalric activity.
    Ex: There was a competition organised for the best motto for each event to be held during library week.
    * campeonato de fútbol = football competition, football championship.
    * campeonato del mundo = world cup.

    * * *
    championship
    ganar/perder un campeonato to win/lose a championship
    se clasificó para el campeonato she qualified for the championship
    de campeonato ( Esp fam): tengo una resaca de campeonato I have a terrible hangover
    por el campeonato ( Chi fam): comió por el campeonato he stuffed himself silly ( colloq)
    nos reímos por el campeonato con sus chistes his jokes really cracked us up ( colloq)
    * * *

    campeonato sustantivo masculino
    championship
    campeonato sustantivo masculino championship
    ♦ Locuciones: de campeonato, (muy bueno) extraordinary
    (muy fuerte, muy grande) terrible: es un pelma de campeonato, he's a real drag
    ' campeonato' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    emitir
    - pedal
    - teutón
    - teutona
    - teutónica
    - teutónico
    - revalidar
    English:
    beat
    - championship
    - title
    - world
    * * *
    championship;
    Fam
    de campeonato [bueno] terrific, great;
    [malo] terrible;
    hace un frío de campeonato it's absolutely freezing;
    un susto de campeonato a fright and a half, a terrible fright;
    campeonato de liga league championship;
    campeonato mundial world championship;
    campeonato del mundo world championship
    * * *
    m championship;
    de campeonato fam terrific fam
    * * *
    : championship
    * * *
    campeonato n championship

    Spanish-English dictionary > campeonato

  • 18 capacitado

    adj.
    1 qualified.
    2 able.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: capacitar.
    * * *
    1→ link=capacitar capacitar
    1 qualified
    2 DERECHO qualified, competent
    \
    estar capacitado,-a to be trained, be qualified
    * * *
    (f. - capacitada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    * * *
    - da adjetivo

    capacitado para algo/+ inf — qualified for something/to + inf

    * * *
    ----
    * estar capacitado para = be qualified to.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo

    capacitado para algo/+ inf — qualified for something/to + inf

    * * *
    * estar capacitado para = be qualified to.
    * * *
    capacitado PARA algo qualified FOR sth
    no estoy capacitado para hacer este trabajo I'm not qualified to do o for this job
    * * *

    Del verbo capacitar: ( conjugate capacitar)

    capacitado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    capacitado    
    capacitar
    capacitado
    ◊ -da adjetivo capacitado para algo/hacer algo qualified for sth/to do sth

    capacitar ( conjugate capacitar) verbo transitivo ( formar) to prepare;

    ( profesionalmente) capacitado a algn para algo to qualify sb for sth;
    capacitado a algn para hacer algo to qualify o entitle sb to do sth
    capacitarse verbo pronominal ( formarse) to train;
    ( obtener un título) to qualify, become qualified
    capacitar verbo transitivo
    1 (preparar, hacer capaz) to prepare [para, for]
    2 (facultar) to qualify [para, for]
    ' capacitado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apta
    - apto
    - preparada
    - preparado
    English:
    demonstrate
    - qualified
    - computer
    - highly
    - unfit
    * * *
    capacitado, -a adj
    qualified;
    estar capacitado para algo to be qualified for sth
    * * *
    adj trained, qualified
    * * *
    1. (capaz) capable
    2. (titulado) qualified

    Spanish-English dictionary > capacitado

  • 19 capaz

    adj.
    1 capable (apto).
    es un profesor muy capaz he's a very skilled o gifted teacher
    capaz de algo/de hacer algo capable of something/of doing something
    es capaz de todo con tal de conseguir lo que quiere he's capable of anything to get what he wants
    ¡no serás capaz de dejarme sola! surely you wouldn't leave me all alone!
    2 competent (law).
    adv.
    maybe (informal) (quizá). (Andean Spanish (Bolivia, Chilean Spanish, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru), River Plate)
    capaz (que) viene Pedro Pedro might come
    * * *
    adjetivo (pl capaces)
    1 (competente) capable, able
    2 (cualificado) qualified
    3 (capable) capable (de, of)
    no es capaz de eso he's incapable of doing that, he wouldn't do that
    ¡no serías capaz! you wouldn't dare!
    4 (grande) spacious, roomy
    5 (con espacio) big enough ( para, for)
    * * *
    adj.
    able, capable
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=competente) capable, able

    capaz de hacer algo — capable of doing sth

    ¡es capaz de no venir! — he's quite capable of not coming!

    es capaz de cualquier tontería — he can do some really stupid things, he's capable of the stupidest things

    ser capaz para algo — to be capable of sth

    capaz para testar — (Jur) competent to make a will

    2) (=que se atreve)

    ¿no me crees capaz? — do you think I won't?

    ser capaz — to dare

    ¿a que no eres capaz? — you wouldn't dare!, I bet you wouldn't!

    si eres capaz, dime eso otra vez — just say that again, if you dare!

    ser capaz de hacer algo, si soy capaz de hacerlo — if I can bring myself to do it

    3) (=con capacidad)

    un auditorio capaz para 1.200 personas — an auditorium with a capacity of 1,200 people, an auditorium that holds 1,200 people

    4) LAm
    *

    capaz que, capaz que llueva — it might rain

    * * *
    1)
    a) ( competente) capable, able
    b) (Der)

    capaz para + inf — with the capacity to + inf

    2) ( de una hazaña) capable

    lo creo muy capaz — I think he's quite capable of it, I wouldn't put it past him

    capaz de + inf: ¿te sientes capaz de enfrentarte con ella? do you feel able to face her o feel up to facing her?; ¿a qué no eres capaz de saltar esto? I bet you can't jump over this; es (muy) capaz de irse sin pagar — he's quite capable of leaving without paying

    3) (AmS fam)

    capaz que — (puede que, a lo mejor)

    capaz que se olvidómaybe o perhaps he forgot

    * * *
    = capable, competent, able [abler -comp., ablest -sup.].
    Ex. A modem is permanently wired, and converts digital messages which the terminal and computer understand into analogue messages capable of being transmitted down telephone lines.
    Ex. Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex. Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.
    ----
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * capaz de apreciar = appreciative.
    * capaz de aprender = trainable.
    * capaz de hacer cualquier cosa = capable of anything.
    * capaz de ser enseñado = trainable.
    * capaz de todo = capable of anything.
    * capaz de usar el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * conocer de lo que Alguien o Algo es capaz = have + Nombre + figured out.
    * conocer lo que Alguien o Algo es capaz de hacer = have + Nombre + figured out.
    * ser capaz de = be capable of.
    * ser capaz de hacer cualquier cosa por = go to + any lengths to, go to + great lengths to.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( competente) capable, able
    b) (Der)

    capaz para + inf — with the capacity to + inf

    2) ( de una hazaña) capable

    lo creo muy capaz — I think he's quite capable of it, I wouldn't put it past him

    capaz de + inf: ¿te sientes capaz de enfrentarte con ella? do you feel able to face her o feel up to facing her?; ¿a qué no eres capaz de saltar esto? I bet you can't jump over this; es (muy) capaz de irse sin pagar — he's quite capable of leaving without paying

    3) (AmS fam)

    capaz que — (puede que, a lo mejor)

    capaz que se olvidómaybe o perhaps he forgot

    * * *
    = capable, competent, able [abler -comp., ablest -sup.].

    Ex: A modem is permanently wired, and converts digital messages which the terminal and computer understand into analogue messages capable of being transmitted down telephone lines.

    Ex: Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex: Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * capaz de apreciar = appreciative.
    * capaz de aprender = trainable.
    * capaz de hacer cualquier cosa = capable of anything.
    * capaz de ser enseñado = trainable.
    * capaz de todo = capable of anything.
    * capaz de usar el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * conocer de lo que Alguien o Algo es capaz = have + Nombre + figured out.
    * conocer lo que Alguien o Algo es capaz de hacer = have + Nombre + figured out.
    * ser capaz de = be capable of.
    * ser capaz de hacer cualquier cosa por = go to + any lengths to, go to + great lengths to.

    * * *
    A
    1 (competente) capable, able
    2 ( Der) capaz PARA + INF with the capacity to + INF
    ¿y diría tal mentira? — le creo muy capaz would he tell a lie like that? — I think he's quite capable of it o I wouldn't put it past him
    capaz DE algo capable OF sth
    es capaz de grandes logros he's capable of great things
    es capaz de cualquier cosa con tal de salirse con la suya she'll stop at nothing o she'll do anything o she's capable of anything to get her own way
    capaz DE + INF:
    ¿te sientes capaz de enfrentarte con ella? do you feel able to face her o up to facing her?
    ¿a que no eres capaz de saltar esto? I bet you can't jump over this
    es (muy) capaz de irse sin pagar he's quite capable of leaving without paying
    ¡qué vago es! no es capaz ni de fregar su propia taza he's so lazy, he can't even wash up his own cup o he's not even capable of washing his own cup
    C ( frml) ‹estadio/sala›
    capaz para más de 20.000 espectadores with a capacity of over 20,000 o with capacity for more than 20,000 spectators
    D
    ( AmS fam): (es) capaz que (puede que, a lo mejor): llévate el paraguas, capaz que llueve take your umbrella, it may rain
    capaz que se olvidó maybe o perhaps he forgot, it's quite possible that he forgot
    * * *

     

    capaz adjetivo



    ¿te sientes capaz de enfrentarte con ella? do you feel able to face her?;
    ¿a qué no eres capaz de saltar esto? I bet you can't jump over this;
    es (muy) capaz de irse sin pagar he's quite capable of leaving without paying
    capaz adjetivo
    1 (competente) capable, able
    ser capaz de hacer algo, (tener la habilidad de) to be able to do sthg
    (tener la audacia de) to dare to do sthg: es muy capaz de decírselo a la cara, he's quite capable of telling him to his face
    2 (inteligente) clever
    ♦ Locuciones: LAm es capaz que llueva, it is likely to rain
    ' capaz' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atinar
    - atorarse
    - capacitar
    - componer
    - distinguir
    - imaginarse
    - pertinencia
    - poder
    - ritmo
    - seguir
    - solvente
    - susceptible
    - valer
    - barbaridad
    - creer
    - demostrar
    - lo
    - saber
    English:
    able
    - amazing
    - apt
    - bash out
    - can
    - capable
    - fit
    - handle
    - hypnotize
    - inspire
    - reasoning
    - relevance
    - academic
    - equal
    - full
    - length
    - put
    - will
    * * *
    adj
    1. [apto] capable, able;
    es un profesor muy capaz he's a very skilled o gifted teacher
    2. [de hacer algo] capable;
    capaz de algo capable of sth;
    es capaz de todo con tal de conseguir lo que quiere she's capable of anything to get what she wants;
    capaz de hacer algo capable of doing sth;
    una noticia capaz de conmover a todo el mundo a news story that would move anyone;
    es muy capaz de robarle a su propia madre he would be quite capable of stealing from his own mother;
    ¡no serás capaz de dejarme sola! surely you wouldn't leave me all alone!;
    no me siento capaz de subir hasta la cumbre I don't think I can make it to the top
    3. [espacioso]
    muy/poco capaz with a large/small capacity;
    capaz para with room for
    4. Der competent
    adv
    Andes, RP Fam [tal vez] maybe;
    ¿vendrás esta noche? – capaz are you coming tonight? – maybe;
    capaz (que) viene Pedro Pedro might come
    * * *
    adj able (de to);
    ser capaz de be capable of;
    ser capaz de todo be capable of anything
    * * *
    capaz adj, pl capaces
    1) apto: capable, able
    2) competente: competent
    3) : spacious
    capaz para: with room for
    * * *
    capaz adj capable

    Spanish-English dictionary > capaz

  • 20 carta de privilegios

    (n.) = charter
    Ex. The award of a charter, the establishment of an examination system, and a register of the qualified, rapidly created a 'near-monopoly in training' in the years between 1885 and 1909.
    * * *
    (n.) = charter

    Ex: The award of a charter, the establishment of an examination system, and a register of the qualified, rapidly created a 'near-monopoly in training' in the years between 1885 and 1909.

    Spanish-English dictionary > carta de privilegios

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