Translation: from spanish

rather more

  • 1 bastante

    adj.
    1 enough (suficiente).
    no tengo dinero bastante I haven't got enough money
    2 a lot of, sufficient, enough, plenty of.
    adv.
    1 quite, pretty (considerablemente).
    es bastante fácil it's pretty o quite easy
    bastante mejor quite a lot better
    me gustó bastante I enjoyed it quite a lot
    2 a lot, very much, a great deal.
    pron.
    enough, a good deal, a lot, a sufficient quantity.
    * * *
    1 enough, sufficient
    ¿tienes bastante dinero? have you got enough money?
    2 (abundante) quite a lot of
    1 enough
    2 (un poco) fairly, quite
    3 (tiempo) some time, quite a while
    * * *
    1. adv.
    1) enough, sufficiently
    2) quite, rather
    2. pron. 3. adj.
    1) enough, sufficient
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=suficiente) enough ( para for)

    ¿no tienes ya bastantes? — haven't you got enough?

    2) (=mucho) quite a lot of, a fair amount of
    3) (=muchos) quite a lot of, quite a few

    -¿tienes muchos cuadros? -bastantes — "do you have many paintings?" - "quite a few"

    4) Méx (=demasiado) too much
    2. ADV
    1) (=suficiente) enough

    ya tienen bastante como para que vayamos también nosotros con nuestros problemas — they've got enough on their plate already without us taking our problems along

    2) (=de forma considerable) [con verbos] quite a lot; [con adjetivos, adverbios] quite

    me gusta bastante — I quite like it, I like it quite a lot

    el libro está bastante bien — it's a fairly good book, it's quite a good book

    habla inglés bastante bien — she speaks quite good English, her English is quite good

    * * *
    I
    1) ( suficiente) enough

    bastantes vasos/bastante vino — enough glasses/wine

    2) ( cantidad o número considerable) plenty of, quite a lot of
    II
    1) ( suficiente) enough
    2) ( demasiado)
    III
    1) ( suficientemente) enough
    2) ( considerablemente) (con verbos) quite a lot; (con adjetivos, adverbios) quite

    me pareció bastante aburrido/agradable — I thought he was rather boring/quite pleasant

    es bastante fácil de curarit's quite o fairly easy to cure

    * * *
    = a good deal of, a great deal of, enough, plenty of, pretty much, substantive, plenty, a good many, numerable, fair share.
    Ex. There is a good deal of scope for users and novice cataloguers to find difficulty in identifying the appropriate heading for many of the works which are the responsibility of corporate bodies.
    Ex. As earlier sections amply demonstrate, there is a great deal of choice with regards to data bases.
    Ex. Also, the supplier with a number of clients has enough maintenance income to justify the establishment of a sound maintenance service.
    Ex. There are plenty of omission failures of this sort, and they litter most of the Hennepin County Library Cataloging Bulletins.
    Ex. Of course, suspicion always arises that both are weak; for where the library is a vital force, the public is usually pretty much alive to its worth.
    Ex. In Zimbabwe out of the seven universities with substantive librarians in the country, six of them were headed by women.
    Ex. One of the great glories of books is that there are plenty to suit everybody, no matter what our taste, our mood, our intellectual ability, age or living experience.
    Ex. A good many heavily gilt retailers' bindings (such as the small English devotional books that were sold in large numbers from the 1560s until the later seventeenth century) were indeed intended to look expensive while really being cheaply executed.
    Ex. During the past decade both groups have developed numerable measures to assess creative potential.
    Ex. Some librarians complain that they are not getting a fair share of these funds.
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    * ayudar bastante a = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
    * bastante + Adjetivo = fairly + Adjetivo, pretty + Adjetivo, rather + Adjetivo, reasonably + Adjetivo.
    * bastante bien = good enough, rather well, fairly + Verbo.
    * bastante desarrollado = well-developed.
    * bastante extenso = longish.
    * bastante general = wide-ranging [wide ranging].
    * bastante grande = largish.
    * bastante largo = longish.
    * bastante lejos de = well away from.
    * bastante malo = third rate [third-rate].
    * bastante más = rather more.
    * bastante para todos = enough to go round.
    * bastante tiempo = ample time.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on.
    * dejar bastante que desear = leave + a lot to be desired, leave + much to be desired.
    * estar bastante acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with.
    * estar bastante alejado = be a distance apart.
    * ganar bastante dinero = make + good money, earn + good money.
    * lo bastante elevado = high enough.
    * lo bastante extenso = adequately scoped.
    * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough.
    * Participio Pasado + bastante bueno = decently + Participio Pasado.
    * que necesita bastante dedicación de personal = staff-intensive [staff intensive].
    * que necesita bastante mano de obra = labour-intensive [labour intensive].
    * remontarse bastante en el tiempo = go back + a long way.
    * ya es bastante = enough is enough.
    * ya hace bastante tiempo = for quite a while now.
    * ya hemos hablado bastante de = so much for.
    * * *
    I
    1) ( suficiente) enough

    bastantes vasos/bastante vino — enough glasses/wine

    2) ( cantidad o número considerable) plenty of, quite a lot of
    II
    1) ( suficiente) enough
    2) ( demasiado)
    III
    1) ( suficientemente) enough
    2) ( considerablemente) (con verbos) quite a lot; (con adjetivos, adverbios) quite

    me pareció bastante aburrido/agradable — I thought he was rather boring/quite pleasant

    es bastante fácil de curarit's quite o fairly easy to cure

    * * *
    = a good deal of, a great deal of, enough, plenty of, pretty much, substantive, plenty, a good many, numerable, fair share.

    Ex: There is a good deal of scope for users and novice cataloguers to find difficulty in identifying the appropriate heading for many of the works which are the responsibility of corporate bodies.

    Ex: As earlier sections amply demonstrate, there is a great deal of choice with regards to data bases.
    Ex: Also, the supplier with a number of clients has enough maintenance income to justify the establishment of a sound maintenance service.
    Ex: There are plenty of omission failures of this sort, and they litter most of the Hennepin County Library Cataloging Bulletins.
    Ex: Of course, suspicion always arises that both are weak; for where the library is a vital force, the public is usually pretty much alive to its worth.
    Ex: In Zimbabwe out of the seven universities with substantive librarians in the country, six of them were headed by women.
    Ex: One of the great glories of books is that there are plenty to suit everybody, no matter what our taste, our mood, our intellectual ability, age or living experience.
    Ex: A good many heavily gilt retailers' bindings (such as the small English devotional books that were sold in large numbers from the 1560s until the later seventeenth century) were indeed intended to look expensive while really being cheaply executed.
    Ex: During the past decade both groups have developed numerable measures to assess creative potential.
    Ex: Some librarians complain that they are not getting a fair share of these funds.
    * ayudar bastante a = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
    * bastante + Adjetivo = fairly + Adjetivo, pretty + Adjetivo, rather + Adjetivo, reasonably + Adjetivo.
    * bastante bien = good enough, rather well, fairly + Verbo.
    * bastante desarrollado = well-developed.
    * bastante extenso = longish.
    * bastante general = wide-ranging [wide ranging].
    * bastante grande = largish.
    * bastante largo = longish.
    * bastante lejos de = well away from.
    * bastante malo = third rate [third-rate].
    * bastante más = rather more.
    * bastante para todos = enough to go round.
    * bastante tiempo = ample time.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on.
    * dejar bastante que desear = leave + a lot to be desired, leave + much to be desired.
    * estar bastante acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with.
    * estar bastante alejado = be a distance apart.
    * ganar bastante dinero = make + good money, earn + good money.
    * lo bastante elevado = high enough.
    * lo bastante extenso = adequately scoped.
    * no lo bastante lejos = not far enough.
    * Participio Pasado + bastante bueno = decently + Participio Pasado.
    * que necesita bastante dedicación de personal = staff-intensive [staff intensive].
    * que necesita bastante mano de obra = labour-intensive [labour intensive].
    * remontarse bastante en el tiempo = go back + a long way.
    * ya es bastante = enough is enough.
    * ya hace bastante tiempo = for quite a while now.
    * ya hemos hablado bastante de = so much for.

    * * *
    A (suficiente) enough
    ¿tenemos bastantes vasos/bastante vino? do we have enough glasses/wine?
    compra bastantes aceitunas buy plenty of olives
    necesita bastante sal it needs plenty of o quite a lot of salt
    nos dio bastantes ejemplos he gave us plenty of o quite a lot of o quite a few examples
    vámonos, ya he visto bastante let's go, I've seen enough
    ya tenemos bastantes we already have enough
    B
    (en cantidad o número considerable): la traducción deja bastante que desear the translation leaves rather a lot to be desired
    no te has esforzado bastante you haven't tried hard enough
    el río no es lo bastante profundo the river isn't deep enough
    es lo bastante fácil como para que lo pueda hacer sola it's easy enough for her to do on her own
    B (considerablemente) ( con verbos) quite a lot; (con adjetivos, adverbios) quite
    me ayudó bastante he gave me quite a lot of help, he helped me quite a lot
    me pareció bastante aburrido/agradable I thought he was rather boring/quite pleasant
    llegó bastante cansado he was pretty o quite tired when he arrived
    lo que tiene es bastante fácil de curar what she has is quite o fairly easy to cure
    habla español bastante bien she speaks Spanish quite o pretty well
    los resultados fueron bastante decepcionantes the results were rather disappointing
    * * *

     

    bastante adjetivo

    bastantes vasos/bastante vino enough glasses/wine


    había bastante gente/bastantes coches there were plenty of people/cars

    ■ pronombre
    1 ( suficiente) enough;

    2 ( demasiado):

    ■ adverbio
    1 ( suficientemente) enough;

    2 ( considerablemente) ( con verbos) quite a lot;
    (con adjetivos, adverbios) quite;

    me pareció bastante agradable/aburrido I thought he was quite pleasant/rather boring
    bastante
    I adjetivo
    1 (suficiente) enough: ¿tenéis bastantes mantas?, do you have enough blankets?
    bastante dinero/azúcar, enough money/sugar
    2 (en abundancia) quite a lot of: tiene bastante valor, he's quite brave
    bastantes personas, quite a lot of people
    II adverbio
    1 (suficiente) enough: nunca tiene bastante, it's never enough for her
    es lo bastante inteligente como para..., he's clever enough to...
    2 (muy, mucho) fairly, quite: conduces bastante bien, you drive rather well
    es una película bastante buena, it's quite a good film
    viaja bastante, she travels quite often ➣ Ver nota en quite
    1) Cuando quieres decir suficiente, debes usar la palabra enough, que se coloca detrás de un adjetivo o adverbio, pero delante de un sustantivo: Tengo bastante dinero. I have enough money. No es bastante grande. It's not big enough.
    Recuerda que nunca puedes usar enough cuando bastante significa muy: Este libro es bastante (muy) interesante. This book is very interesting. Hace bastante calor. It's very hot.
    2) Cuando quieres decir abundante, puedes emplear la palabra quite, pero también:
    fairly: bastante pero no suficiente
    pretty: más o mejor de lo esperado (informal)
    rather: más o mejor de lo esperado (formal)
    En una escala de nada a muy, el orden sería: not-fairly-quite-rather/pretty-very.
    Quite
    se coloca delante de a/an + sustantivo
    pretty y fairly entre a/an y el sustantivo, y rather en ambas posiciones: It's quite/ rather a nice day today o it's a pretty/fairly/rather nice day today. Hoy es un día bastante agradable.
    En la comparación sólo puedes emplear rather: It's rather warmer today. Hoy hace bastante más calor.
    Con un verbo sólo podemos usar quite o rather: I rather/ quite liked it. Me gustó bastante.
    ' bastante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abundante
    - animosidad
    - apolillada
    - apolillado
    - chillón
    - chillona
    - decente
    - dentro
    - descreída
    - descreído
    - desear
    - destreza
    - eufórica
    - eufórico
    - excitable
    - informal
    - lucir
    - miedosa
    - miedoso
    - ordinaria
    - ordinario
    - parecerse
    - pedestre
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - potable
    - rancia
    - rancio
    - reparación
    - suficiente
    - tonta
    - tonto
    - adelantado
    - alto
    - creer
    - defender
    - guisar
    - hombre
    - para
    English:
    accurately
    - aspect
    - by
    - carefree
    - close
    - considerably
    - deal
    - decent
    - draw on
    - enough
    - explode
    - fairly
    - have
    - lengthy
    - livable
    - morale
    - near
    - OK
    - okay
    - pretty
    - quite
    - rather
    - reasonable
    - reasonably
    - some
    - sufficient
    - sufficiently
    - tolerably
    - warm
    - way
    - bit
    - considerable
    - decently
    - desire
    - fair
    - good
    - nice
    - nip
    - ropey
    - rough
    - shape
    - stock
    - well
    - while
    * * *
    adj
    1. [suficiente] enough;
    no tengo dinero bastante I haven't got enough money;
    no es lo bastante ancha para que entre el piano it's not wide enough to get the piano through
    2. [mucho]
    tengo bastante frío I'm quite o pretty cold;
    tienen bastante dinero they're quite o pretty well off;
    bastantes libros quite a lot of books, a fair number of books;
    tenemos bastante tiempo we have quite a lot of time
    adv
    1. [suficientemente]
    es lo bastante lista para… she's smart enough to…;
    ya has hablado bastante, ahora cállate you've done enough talking, be quiet now
    2. [considerablemente] [con adjetivos, adverbios] quite;
    [con verbos] quite a lot;
    es bastante fácil it's pretty o quite easy;
    es una práctica bastante común it's quite a common practice, it's a pretty common practice;
    bastante mejor quite a lot better;
    me gustó bastante I enjoyed it quite a lot;
    he cenado bastante I had a pretty big dinner;
    desde que le operaron ha mejorado bastante he's quite a lot better o he's improved quite a lot since he had the operation
    3. [con frecuencia] quite a lot;
    voy bastante por ahí I go there quite a lot;
    ¿viajas mucho? – bastante do you do much travelling? – yes, quite a lot o a fair bit
    pron
    éramos bastantes there were quite a few o a lot of us;
    hay bastantes que piensan así there are quite a few people who share the same opinion;
    queda bastante there's quite a lot left
    * * *
    I adj
    1 enough
    cantidad considerable plenty of;
    quedan bastantes plazas there are plenty of seats left
    II adv con adjetivos quite, fairly;
    bebe bastante she drinks quite a lot
    * * *
    1) : enough, sufficiently
    he trabajado bastante: I have worked enough
    2) : fairly, rather, quite
    llegaron bastante temprano: they arrived quite early
    : enough, sufficient
    bastante pron
    : enough
    hemos visto bastante: we have seen enough
    * * *
    bastante1 adj
    1. (suficiente) enough
    ¿habrá bastante comida para todos? will there be enough food for everyone?
    ¿tenemos bastantes sillas? have we got enough chairs?
    2. (no poco) quite a lot of
    bastante2 adv
    1. (no poco) quite
    2. (suficiente) enough
    bastante3 pron
    1. (suficente) enough
    no eches más agua a la planta, ya tiene bastante don't water the plant any more, that's enough
    2. (mucho) quite a lot

    Spanish-English dictionary > bastante

  • 2 bastante más

    adj.
    a lot more, a good deal more, a great deal more.
    adv.
    a lot more, a great deal more, a good deal more.
    pron.
    a lot more, a good deal more, a great deal more, much more.
    * * *
    (adj.) = rather more
    Ex. AACR2 also incorporates rather more options in terms of alternative rules than AACR1.
    * * *
    (adj.) = rather more

    Ex: AACR2 also incorporates rather more options in terms of alternative rules than AACR1.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bastante más

  • 3 caso práctico

    (n.) = case study, case, practical case
    Ex. It is now time to turn to a case study, and this section is devoted to one indexing system in rather more depth.
    Ex. Cases provide 'realistic' educational experiences for students beginning their study of business administration.
    Ex. The author shows that in most practical cases Salton's cosine formula yields a numerical value that is twice Jaccard's index.
    * * *
    (n.) = case study, case, practical case

    Ex: It is now time to turn to a case study, and this section is devoted to one indexing system in rather more depth.

    Ex: Cases provide 'realistic' educational experiences for students beginning their study of business administration.
    Ex: The author shows that in most practical cases Salton's cosine formula yields a numerical value that is twice Jaccard's index.

    Spanish-English dictionary > caso práctico

  • 4 caso real

    (n.) = case study
    Ex. It is now time to turn to a case study, and this section is devoted to one indexing system in rather more depth.
    * * *
    (n.) = case study

    Ex: It is now time to turn to a case study, and this section is devoted to one indexing system in rather more depth.

    Spanish-English dictionary > caso real

  • 5 comenzar

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

    comenzamos el rodaje ayerwe began o started o commenced frm filming yesterday

    comenzó la charla con un agradecimientoshe began o started the talk with a word of thanks

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

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

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

    al comenzar el añoat the start o beginning of the year

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

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

    comencé a trabajar a los dieciocho añosI started o began working at eighteen

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

    para comenzar — to start with

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

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

    comenzó por agradecernos nuestra presenciashe started o began by thanking us for coming

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

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

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

    comenzar + ger — to begin by -ing

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

    comenzar POR + inf — to begin by -ing

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

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

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

    comenzar + ger — to begin by -ing

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

    comenzar POR + inf — to begin by -ing

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

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

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

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

     

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > comenzar

  • 6 ejemplo

    m.
    1 example.
    es el vivo ejemplo del optimismo he's optimism personified
    dar ejemplo to set an example
    no des mal ejemplo a los niños don't set the children a bad example
    por ejemplo for example
    poner un ejemplo to give an example
    poner de ejemplo to give as an example
    predicar con el ejemplo to practice what one preaches
    servir de ejemplo to serve as an example
    2 object lesson.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: ejemplar.
    * * *
    1 example
    2 (modelo) model
    \
    dar ejemplo to set an example
    poner de ejemplo to give as an example
    por ejemplo for example, for instance
    servir de ejemplo to serve as an example
    tomar ejemplo de alguien to follow somebody's example
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=paradigma) example

    ¿puedes ponerme o darme un ejemplo? — can you give me an example?

    por ejemplo — for example, for instance

    poner como o de o por ejemplo — to give as an example

    2) (=modelo) example

    servir de o como ejemplo — to serve as an example

    * * *
    masculino example

    debería servirnos de or como ejemplo — it should serve as o should be an example to us

    predicar con el ejemplo — to set a good example, practice* what one preaches

    * * *
    = case study, example, instance, instantiation, manifestation, case history, showcase, showplace, token, role model, beacon.
    Ex. It is now time to turn to a case study, and this section is devoted to one indexing system in rather more depth.
    Ex. Examples are given in order to illustrate the points made above.
    Ex. In these instances a reference is not only shorter than an added entry, but removes the need to make multiple added entries.
    Ex. The system can then build an actual record as an instantiation of the category frame.
    Ex. The concepts introduced by the colon: (colon) may be manifestations of either Personality, Matter or Energy facets within a given compound.
    Ex. The librarian should remember that the literature contains many case histories where failure can be directly traced to neglect of this principle.
    Ex. This journal serves as a vehicle for the continuing education of librarians, as a showcase for current practice and as a spotlight for significant activities.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'From shambles to showplace'.
    Ex. In this case the data is the number of types, not tokens.
    Ex. In either case, library managers should recognise their own part in being role models for reference staffs.
    Ex. The British Library has recently been described as a ' beacon of excellence'.
    ----
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * citar como ejemplo = cite + as an example.
    * como ejemplo = as an example, by way of illustration.
    * como por ejemplo = such as, to the effect of.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * dar como ejemplo = cite + as an example.
    * dar ejemplo = set + an example, lead by + example.
    * dar ejemplo de = illustrate.
    * dar un ejemplo = give + example.
    * digamos por ejemplo = let us say, say.
    * ejemplo a imitar = role model.
    * ejemplo clásico = classical example.
    * ejemplo excelente = shining example.
    * ejemplo magnífico = shining example.
    * ejemplo más representativo = flagship.
    * ejemplo modélico = shining example.
    * ejemplo perfecto = perfect example.
    * ejemplos = exemplification.
    * ejemplos modelo = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * ejemplo sobresaliente = showpiece.
    * ejemplo típico = epitome, classical example, typical example.
    * ejemplo viviente = living example.
    * ilustrar con ejemplos = illustrate + by examples.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * liderar con el ejemplo = lead by + example.
    * mostrar ejemplos = highlight + examples.
    * ofrecer un ejemplo = afford + example.
    * poner como ejemplo = instance, cite + as an example, showcase.
    * poner un ejemplo = take + an example, draw + example.
    * pongamos, por ejemplo,... = let us say, take, for example,..., take, for instance,....
    * por ejemplo = e.g. (latín - exempli gratia), for example, for instance, say, to illustrate, for the sake of + argument.
    * por poner un ejemplo + Adjetivo = to take a + Adjetivo + example.
    * por poner un ejemplo sobre + Nombre = to take + Nombre.
    * predicar con el ejemplo = practise what + Pronombre + preach, walk + the talk, put + Posesivo + money where + Posesivo + mouth is.
    * seguir el ejemplo = follow + the lead, take after.
    * seguir el ejemplo de = take + Posesivo + cue from, take + a cue from.
    * seguir el ejemplo de Alguien = take + a leaf out of + Posesivo + book, follow + Posesivo + example.
    * ser un ejemplo = be a case in point.
    * tomar como ejemplo = take.
    * tomar ejemplo de = take + a lead from.
    * un ejemplo claro = a case in point.
    * véase como ejemplo = witness.
    * * *
    masculino example

    debería servirnos de or como ejemplo — it should serve as o should be an example to us

    predicar con el ejemplo — to set a good example, practice* what one preaches

    * * *
    = case study, example, instance, instantiation, manifestation, case history, showcase, showplace, token, role model, beacon.

    Ex: It is now time to turn to a case study, and this section is devoted to one indexing system in rather more depth.

    Ex: Examples are given in order to illustrate the points made above.
    Ex: In these instances a reference is not only shorter than an added entry, but removes the need to make multiple added entries.
    Ex: The system can then build an actual record as an instantiation of the category frame.
    Ex: The concepts introduced by the colon: (colon) may be manifestations of either Personality, Matter or Energy facets within a given compound.
    Ex: The librarian should remember that the literature contains many case histories where failure can be directly traced to neglect of this principle.
    Ex: This journal serves as a vehicle for the continuing education of librarians, as a showcase for current practice and as a spotlight for significant activities.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'From shambles to showplace'.
    Ex: In this case the data is the number of types, not tokens.
    Ex: In either case, library managers should recognise their own part in being role models for reference staffs.
    Ex: The British Library has recently been described as a ' beacon of excellence'.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * citar como ejemplo = cite + as an example.
    * como ejemplo = as an example, by way of illustration.
    * como por ejemplo = such as, to the effect of.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * dar como ejemplo = cite + as an example.
    * dar ejemplo = set + an example, lead by + example.
    * dar ejemplo de = illustrate.
    * dar un ejemplo = give + example.
    * digamos por ejemplo = let us say, say.
    * ejemplo a imitar = role model.
    * ejemplo clásico = classical example.
    * ejemplo excelente = shining example.
    * ejemplo magnífico = shining example.
    * ejemplo más representativo = flagship.
    * ejemplo modélico = shining example.
    * ejemplo perfecto = perfect example.
    * ejemplos = exemplification.
    * ejemplos modelo = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * ejemplo sobresaliente = showpiece.
    * ejemplo típico = epitome, classical example, typical example.
    * ejemplo viviente = living example.
    * ilustrar con ejemplos = illustrate + by examples.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * liderar con el ejemplo = lead by + example.
    * mostrar ejemplos = highlight + examples.
    * ofrecer un ejemplo = afford + example.
    * poner como ejemplo = instance, cite + as an example, showcase.
    * poner un ejemplo = take + an example, draw + example.
    * pongamos, por ejemplo,... = let us say, take, for example,..., take, for instance,....
    * por ejemplo = e.g. (latín - exempli gratia), for example, for instance, say, to illustrate, for the sake of + argument.
    * por poner un ejemplo + Adjetivo = to take a + Adjetivo + example.
    * por poner un ejemplo sobre + Nombre = to take + Nombre.
    * predicar con el ejemplo = practise what + Pronombre + preach, walk + the talk, put + Posesivo + money where + Posesivo + mouth is.
    * seguir el ejemplo = follow + the lead, take after.
    * seguir el ejemplo de = take + Posesivo + cue from, take + a cue from.
    * seguir el ejemplo de Alguien = take + a leaf out of + Posesivo + book, follow + Posesivo + example.
    * ser un ejemplo = be a case in point.
    * tomar como ejemplo = take.
    * tomar ejemplo de = take + a lead from.
    * un ejemplo claro = a case in point.
    * véase como ejemplo = witness.

    * * *
    su valor debería servirnos de or como ejemplo his bravery should serve as o should be an example to us
    debes tomar a tu padre como ejemplo you should follow your father's example
    tienes que dar (el) ejemplo you have to set an example
    predicar con el ejemplo to set a good example, practice what one preaches
    ¿me puedes dar algún ejemplo? can you give me an example?
    otro ejemplo de su falta de principios another example of his lack of principles
    pongamos por ejemplo el caso de Elena let's take Elena's case as an example
    3
    por ejemplo for example
    supongamos, por ejemplo, que te quedas sin dinero let's suppose, for example, that you run out of money
    has cometido muchos errores — ¿por ejemplo? you've made a lot of mistakes — give me an example
    * * *

     

    ejemplo sustantivo masculino
    example;

    pongamos por ejemplo el caso de Elena let's take Elena's case as an example;
    por ejemplo for example
    ejemplo sustantivo masculino example: su madre es un ejemplo de honradez, his mother is a model of decency ♦ LOC dar ejemplo, to set an example: no das un buen ejemplo gritando a los niños, you're not setting a good example by shouting at the children
    por ejemplo, for example: visitaron grandes ciudades, por ejemplo El Cairo, they visited great cities like El Cairo

    ' ejemplo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    actual
    - ahorcarse
    - aleccionador
    - aleccionadora
    - ciudad
    - clásica
    - clásico
    - edificar
    - ej.
    - ilustración
    - misma
    - mismo
    - perdón
    - representar
    - sobrexplotación
    - concreto
    - demostrativo
    - Ej.
    - p. ej.
    - poner
    - por
    - rebuscado
    English:
    ablaze
    - actual
    - chaser
    - e.g.
    - engine driver
    - example
    - grope
    - illustration
    - instance
    - lead
    - model
    - money
    - picture
    - prime
    - set
    - specific
    - take
    - suit
    - type
    * * *
    nm
    1. [caso ilustrativo] example;
    un ejemplo más de mala gestión empresarial another example of bad business management;
    déjenme que les dé un ejemplo allow me to give you an example;
    poner un ejemplo to give an example;
    póngame un ejemplo give me an example
    2. [modelo]
    nuestros vecinos son un ejemplo de amabilidad our neighbours are very kind;
    es el vivo ejemplo del optimismo he's optimism personified;
    dar ejemplo to set an example;
    no des mal ejemplo a los niños don't set the children a bad example;
    poner a alguien de ejemplo to give sb as an example;
    servir de ejemplo (a alguien) to be an example (to sb);
    toma ejemplo de tu hermano follow your brother's example
    por ejemplo loc adv
    1. [para ilustrar] for example, for instance;
    grandes ciudades, por ejemplo Nueva York o Londres big cities, for example New York or London
    2. [en respuestas]
    este trabajo tiene sus ventajas – ¿por ejemplo? this job has its advantages – such as?;
    Irónico
    podría prestarme el dinero un amigo, ¿no? – ¡por ejemplo! I could get a friend to lend me the money, don't you think? – dream on!
    * * *
    m example;
    dar buen ejemplo set a good example;
    por ejemplo for example;
    poner por ejemplo quote as an example;
    tomar ejemplo de alguien follow s.o.’s example;
    predicar con el ejemplo practice what one preaches
    * * *
    1) : example
    2)
    por ejemplo : for example
    3)
    dar ejemplo : to set an example
    * * *
    ejemplo n example

    Spanish-English dictionary > ejemplo

  • 7 elogio

    m.
    1 praise.
    2 compliment, citation, praise, acclaim.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: elogiar.
    * * *
    1 praise, eulogy
    \
    digno,-a de elogio praiseworthy
    hacer elogios de to sing the praises of
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM (=alabanza) praise; (=homenaje) tribute
    * * *
    masculino praise
    * * *
    = commendation, acclaim, praise, encomium, accolade, laurels, elevation, eulogy, plaudit, rave.
    Ex. It's a staggering list of accomplishments, and considering bureaucracy and some of the internal problems of the Library of Congress, I think that the Library deserves a great deal of credit and commendation.
    Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex. Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex. Encomiums for abstractors are appropriate.
    Ex. The article 'Interlibrary loan: automation, whither thou goest; some gripes and an accolade' advises postponing automation until dedicated funds are available and hardware is standardized.
    Ex. There is a need to give credit to all involved in the development of quality products thus sharing the laurels.
    Ex. Within the last 40 years, information has undergone remarkable elevation.
    Ex. The journalist and broadcaster, Bernard Levin is well known for his eulogies of good indexes and indexers.
    Ex. This valuable collection is now accessible over the Internet, to the plaudits of numerous researchers and citizens, spreading our influence throughout the world.
    Ex. And by tackling problems beyond their traditional turf, the award winners earned raves for leadership.
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    * deshacerse en elogios = wax + lyrical, wax + rapturous, sing + Posesivo + praises, go into + raptures.
    * digno de elogio = praiseworthy, commendably.
    * elogios = kudos.
    * recibir elogio = get + tap on the shoulder.
    * recibir elogios = win + accolade.
    * ser objeto de elogio = win + acclaim, receive + acclaim.
    * * *
    masculino praise
    * * *
    = commendation, acclaim, praise, encomium, accolade, laurels, elevation, eulogy, plaudit, rave.

    Ex: It's a staggering list of accomplishments, and considering bureaucracy and some of the internal problems of the Library of Congress, I think that the Library deserves a great deal of credit and commendation.

    Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex: Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex: Encomiums for abstractors are appropriate.
    Ex: The article 'Interlibrary loan: automation, whither thou goest; some gripes and an accolade' advises postponing automation until dedicated funds are available and hardware is standardized.
    Ex: There is a need to give credit to all involved in the development of quality products thus sharing the laurels.
    Ex: Within the last 40 years, information has undergone remarkable elevation.
    Ex: The journalist and broadcaster, Bernard Levin is well known for his eulogies of good indexes and indexers.
    Ex: This valuable collection is now accessible over the Internet, to the plaudits of numerous researchers and citizens, spreading our influence throughout the world.
    Ex: And by tackling problems beyond their traditional turf, the award winners earned raves for leadership.
    * deshacerse en elogios = wax + lyrical, wax + rapturous, sing + Posesivo + praises, go into + raptures.
    * digno de elogio = praiseworthy, commendably.
    * elogios = kudos.
    * recibir elogio = get + tap on the shoulder.
    * recibir elogios = win + accolade.
    * ser objeto de elogio = win + acclaim, receive + acclaim.

    * * *
    praise
    hacer elogio(s) de algo to sing the praises of sth, to extol sth
    se deshizo en elogios para con ella he showered her with praise
    su actitud merece todo mi elogio I find his attitude extremely praiseworthy
    elogios de la crítica critical acclaim
    * * *

    Del verbo elogiar: ( conjugate elogiar)

    elogio es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    elogió es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    elogiar    
    elogio
    elogiar ( conjugate elogiar) verbo transitivo
    to praise
    elogio sustantivo masculino
    praise;

    elogiar verbo transitivo to praise
    elogio sustantivo masculino praise

    ' elogio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acción
    - aplauso
    - cumplimiento
    - digno
    English:
    commendation
    - eulogy
    - praise
    - accolade
    - single
    * * *
    elogio nm
    praise;
    la crítica sólo tuvo elogios para el director the critics had nothing but praise for the director;
    la colmaron de elogios, se deshicieron en elogios con ella they heaped praise on her, they showered her with praise;
    digno de elogio praiseworthy;
    hizo un apasionado elogio de los australianos he paid the Australians a glowing tribute;
    recibió el elogio unánime de todos los partidos he was praised by all the parties without exception
    * * *
    m praise
    * * *
    elogio nm
    : praise
    * * *
    elogio n praise

    Spanish-English dictionary > elogio

  • 8 estudio de caso

    (n.) = case study
    Ex. It is now time to turn to a case study, and this section is devoted to one indexing system in rather more depth.
    * * *
    (n.) = case study

    Ex: It is now time to turn to a case study, and this section is devoted to one indexing system in rather more depth.

    Spanish-English dictionary > estudio de caso

  • 9 fama

    f.
    1 fame (renombre).
    tener fama to be famous o well-known
    2 reputation.
    buena/mala fama good/bad reputation
    tener fama de tacaño/generoso to have a name for being mean/generous
    * * *
    1 (renombre) fame, renown
    2 (reputación) reputation
    \
    de fama famous
    de fama mundial world-famous
    tener buena fama to have a good name
    tener mala fama to have a bad name
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) fame
    2) name
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=renombre) fame

    el libro que le dio fama — the book which made him famous, the book which made his name

    2) (=reputación) reputation
    3) (=rumor) report, rumour, rumor (EEUU)

    corre la fama de que... — it is rumoured o (EEUU) rumored that...

    * * *
    1)
    a) (renombre, celebridad) fame
    b) ( reputación) reputation

    tener buena/mala fama — to have a good/bad reputation

    cría fama y échate a dormir — ( hablando de buena fama) people think they can rest on their laurels; ( hablando de mala fama) once you have a bad reputation it is very difficult to get rid of it

    2) (Col) ( carnicería) butcher's
    * * *
    = record, reputation, fame, limelight, acclaim, visibility, notoriety, renown, glory days, kudos, cred.
    Nota: Palabra de moda formada por abreviación de credibility.
    Ex. She urges a boycott of California as a library conference venue until the state improves its current record of the worst school library provision in the US.
    Ex. Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex. Maybe when that young author looks back in a few years' time, she'll realize just how much more she got out of it than a bit of fun and fame.
    Ex. An enquirer upstaged by a virtuoso parade of knowledge may be unwilling to venture into the limelight again.
    Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex. The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Ingratiating yourself to all and sundry or how I crawled my way to notoriety'.
    Ex. Deceased persons of high renown in these fields will also be included.
    Ex. The author of ' Glory days or the lure of scientific misconduct' looks at fabrication, falsification and plagiarism in scientific research.
    Ex. Authors who succeed in this category are people who do not worry too much about the lack of literary kudos, but who can write, and seem to enjoy writing, fairly simple stories for a wide audience whose pure enjoyment of the books is sufficient.
    Ex. That may be true, but then you have to get people to your site, which you won't do without cred.
    ----
    * adquirir fama = achieve + notoriety.
    * alcanzar la fama = rise to + stardom, reach + stardom.
    * atribuirse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * buena fama = well respected, good repute, good reputation.
    * buscar la fama = grab at + a headline.
    * camino hacia la fama = road to stardom.
    * catapultarse a la fama = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * cumbre de la fama, la = pinnacle of renown, the, pinnacle of fame, the.
    * de buena fama = of good repute.
    * de fama = of note.
    * de fama internacional = of international renown.
    * de fama mundial = world-renowned, internationally renowned, world-renown.
    * de la fama al olvido = riches to rags.
    * de mala fama = of bad repute, notorious.
    * describir el ascenso a la fama de = chart + the rise of.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * fama ajena = reflected glory.
    * fama + preceder = Posesivo + fame + precede + Nombre.
    * ganar fama = win + fame.
    * ganarse la fama de = earn + a reputation as.
    * lanzarse a la fama = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame.
    * llevarse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * mala fama = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * pináculo de la fama, el = pinnacle of fame, the, pinnacle of renown, the.
    * saltar a la fama = jump into + stardom.
    * salto a la fama = jump into stardom.
    * tener la fama de = have + a good record for.
    * tener mala fama por = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (renombre, celebridad) fame
    b) ( reputación) reputation

    tener buena/mala fama — to have a good/bad reputation

    cría fama y échate a dormir — ( hablando de buena fama) people think they can rest on their laurels; ( hablando de mala fama) once you have a bad reputation it is very difficult to get rid of it

    2) (Col) ( carnicería) butcher's
    * * *
    = record, reputation, fame, limelight, acclaim, visibility, notoriety, renown, glory days, kudos, cred.
    Nota: Palabra de moda formada por abreviación de credibility.

    Ex: She urges a boycott of California as a library conference venue until the state improves its current record of the worst school library provision in the US.

    Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex: Maybe when that young author looks back in a few years' time, she'll realize just how much more she got out of it than a bit of fun and fame.
    Ex: An enquirer upstaged by a virtuoso parade of knowledge may be unwilling to venture into the limelight again.
    Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex: The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Ingratiating yourself to all and sundry or how I crawled my way to notoriety'.
    Ex: Deceased persons of high renown in these fields will also be included.
    Ex: The author of ' Glory days or the lure of scientific misconduct' looks at fabrication, falsification and plagiarism in scientific research.
    Ex: Authors who succeed in this category are people who do not worry too much about the lack of literary kudos, but who can write, and seem to enjoy writing, fairly simple stories for a wide audience whose pure enjoyment of the books is sufficient.
    Ex: That may be true, but then you have to get people to your site, which you won't do without cred.
    * adquirir fama = achieve + notoriety.
    * alcanzar la fama = rise to + stardom, reach + stardom.
    * atribuirse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * buena fama = well respected, good repute, good reputation.
    * buscar la fama = grab at + a headline.
    * camino hacia la fama = road to stardom.
    * catapultarse a la fama = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * cumbre de la fama, la = pinnacle of renown, the, pinnacle of fame, the.
    * de buena fama = of good repute.
    * de fama = of note.
    * de fama internacional = of international renown.
    * de fama mundial = world-renowned, internationally renowned, world-renown.
    * de la fama al olvido = riches to rags.
    * de mala fama = of bad repute, notorious.
    * describir el ascenso a la fama de = chart + the rise of.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * fama ajena = reflected glory.
    * fama + preceder = Posesivo + fame + precede + Nombre.
    * ganar fama = win + fame.
    * ganarse la fama de = earn + a reputation as.
    * lanzarse a la fama = shoot to + fame, catapult to + fame.
    * llevarse la fama = take + the credit (for).
    * mala fama = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * pináculo de la fama, el = pinnacle of fame, the, pinnacle of renown, the.
    * saltar a la fama = jump into + stardom.
    * salto a la fama = jump into stardom.
    * tener la fama de = have + a good record for.
    * tener mala fama por = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for.

    * * *
    A
    1 (renombre, celebridad) fame
    alcanzar/conquistar la fama to achieve/win fame
    una marca de fama mundial a world-famous brand
    los vinos que han dado fama a la región the wines which have made the region famous
    2 (reputación) reputation
    tener buena/mala fama to have a good/bad reputation
    es un barrio de mala fama it's a disreputable area
    su fama de don Juan his reputation as a womanizer
    tiene fama de ser muy severo he has a reputation for being very strict
    cría fama y échate a dormir (hablando de mala fama) once you have a bad reputation it is very difficult to get rid of it, give a dog a bad name ( BrE colloq) (hablando de buena fama) people think they can rest on their laurels
    unos cobran la fama y otros cardan la lana (refiriéndose a un logro) I/you do all the work and he gets/they get all the credit; (refiriéndose a un error, una travesura) I always get the blame when you do/he does something wrong
    B ( Col) (carnicería) butcher's
    * * *

    fama sustantivo femenino
    a) (renombre, celebridad) fame;


    dar fama a algo/algn to make sth/sb famous


    tiene fama de ser severo he has a reputation for being strict;
    tiene fama de bromista he's well known as a joker
    fama sustantivo femenino
    1 (popularidad) fame, renown
    un pianista de fama mundial, a world-famous pianist
    2 (opinión pública) reputation: tiene fama de donjuán, he is known as a womanizer
    ♦ Locuciones: de fama, famous, renowned: un astrónomo de fama, a famous astronomer
    ' fama' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acreditar
    - consagración
    - empañar
    - engrandecer
    - ensuciar
    - honor
    - lingüista
    - oído
    - universal
    - adquirir
    - anhelar
    - aureola
    - buscar
    - camino
    - celebridad
    - cobrar
    - conquistar
    - crear
    - cúspide
    - gloria
    - inmaculado
    - internacional
    - llamado
    - mellar
    - menoscabar
    - mundial
    - nombre
    - perseguir
    English:
    bomb
    - disreputable
    - fame
    - glory
    - mean
    - name
    - renown
    - repute
    - rise
    - win
    - world-famous
    - dealing
    - infamous
    - itself
    - known
    - notorious
    - reputation
    - standing
    * * *
    fama nf
    1. [renombre] fame;
    un escritor/restaurante de fama a well-known o famous writer/restaurant;
    alcanzar la fama to achieve fame, to become famous;
    tener fama to be famous o well-known;
    salir en ese programa le ha dado mucha fama being on that programme has made her very well-known
    2. [reputación] reputation;
    buena/mala fama good/bad reputation;
    tener fama de tacaño/generoso to have a reputation o name for being mean/generous;
    su fama de excéntrico atrae a mucha gente his reputation for eccentricity attracts a lot of people;
    cría fama y échate a dormir build yourself a good reputation, then you can rest on your laurels
    3. Literario
    es fama que… [se dice que] it is said that…
    * * *
    f
    1 fame;
    de fama mundial world-famous
    2 ( reputación) reputation;
    tener mala fama have a bad reputation
    * * *
    fama nf
    1) : fame
    2) reputación: reputation
    3)
    de mala fama : disreputable
    * * *
    fama n (gloria) fame

    Spanish-English dictionary > fama

  • 10 guardería

    f.
    nursery, day care center, day care, day nursery.
    * * *
    1 crèche, nursery
    \
    guardería infantil nursery, nursery school
    * * *
    SF (tb: guardería infantil) nursery, day nursery, day-care centre o (EEUU) center; [en empresa, tienda] crèche
    * * *
    * * *
    = kindergarten, playgroup, day-care centre.
    Ex. Rather more seriously and difficult is the problem of the stages of the educational system: preschool, nursery, kindergarten, elementary, etc.
    Ex. This institution offers not only a wide range of information but also the facility of a meeting room, a drop-in lounge for social gatherings, meetings, workshops, exhibitions, displays, playgroups, coffee breaks, informal chats, seminars, study groups, films and slide shows.
    Ex. Parents have the right to know when pesticides are sprayed at many private day-care centers under a state law that took effect on Monday.
    ----
    * guardería de la empresa = workplace crêche.
    * guardería infantil = day-care centre.
    * * *
    * * *
    = kindergarten, playgroup, day-care centre.

    Ex: Rather more seriously and difficult is the problem of the stages of the educational system: preschool, nursery, kindergarten, elementary, etc.

    Ex: This institution offers not only a wide range of information but also the facility of a meeting room, a drop-in lounge for social gatherings, meetings, workshops, exhibitions, displays, playgroups, coffee breaks, informal chats, seminars, study groups, films and slide shows.
    Ex: Parents have the right to know when pesticides are sprayed at many private day-care centers under a state law that took effect on Monday.
    * guardería de la empresa = workplace crêche.
    * guardería infantil = day-care centre.

    * * *
    guardería guardería (↑ guardería a1)
    f:
    tb guardería infantil nursery school, crèche ( BrE)
    In Spain, a center for small children. Guarderías normally look after children from a few months old until the age of four, or sometimes up to the compulsory school age of six. Some guarderías are private, while some are run and subsidized by the local authority or the government. Parents pay for the service.
    * * *

    guardería sustantivo femenino: tb

    guardería sustantivo femenino guardería infantil, nursery (school), US daycare center

    ' guardería' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    jardín
    English:
    day care
    - nursery
    - playgroup
    - creche
    - day
    * * *
    [establecimiento] nursery; [en aeropuerto, supermercado] crèche guardería infantil nursery, day care centre
    * * *
    f nursery
    * * *
    : nursery, day-care center
    * * *
    guardería n nursery [pl. nurseries]

    Spanish-English dictionary > guardería

  • 11 jardín de infancia

    nursery school
    * * *
    (n.) = kindergarten, nursery
    Ex. Rather more seriously and difficult is the problem of the stages of the educational system: preschool, nursery, kindergarten, elementary, etc.
    Ex. Rather more seriously and difficult is the problem of the stages of the educational system: preschool, nursery, kindergarten, elementary, etc.
    * * *
    (n.) = kindergarten, nursery

    Ex: Rather more seriously and difficult is the problem of the stages of the educational system: preschool, nursery, kindergarten, elementary, etc.

    Ex: Rather more seriously and difficult is the problem of the stages of the educational system: preschool, nursery, kindergarten, elementary, etc.

    * * *
    kindergarten

    Spanish-English dictionary > jardín de infancia

  • 12 más

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

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

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

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

     

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    2 ( en locs)

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

    ( no muy bien) so-so;

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

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


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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > más

  • 13 normal

    adj.
    normal.
    lleva una vida normal she leads a fairly normal o ordinary life
    este hermano tuyo no es normal there must be something wrong with that brother of yours
    es normal que estés cansado it's hardly surprising that you're tired
    normal y corriente run-of-the-mill
    es una persona normal y corriente he's a perfectly ordinary person
    * * *
    1 (corriente, habitual) normal, usual, average; (lógico) normal, natural
    1 (escuela) teacher training college
    2 (gasolina) two-star petrol, US regular gasoline
    3 (en geometría) perpendicular, normal
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=usual) normal

    -¿es guapo? -no, normal y corriente — "is he handsome?" - "no, just ordinary"

    2) [gasolina] three-star, regular (EEUU)
    3) (Téc) standard; (Mat, Quím) normal
    4)

    Escuela Normal esp LAm teacher training college

    * * *
    I
    a) (común, usual) normal

    no es normal que haga tanto fríoit's unusual o it isn't normal for it to be so cold

    b) ( sin graves defectos) normal

    esa chica no es normal — (fam) there's something wrong with that girl (colloq)

    II
    adverbio (fam) normally
    III
    a) ( escuela)
    b) ( gasolina) regular gas (AmE), two-star petrol (BrE)
    * * *
    = average, commonplace, common [commoner -comp., commonest -sup.], normal, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, standard, usual, middle-of-the-range, unsophisticated, line + Profesión, received, regular, commonly seen, indistinctive.
    Ex. The average family does have very real information needs, even though these may not be immediately recognized as such.
    Ex. Microfilm and microfiche formats are now commonplace in most libraries.
    Ex. When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex. It is normal to make added entries in respect of important editors.
    Ex. Control is exercised over which terms are used, but otherwise the terms are ordinary words.
    Ex. Guides are almost always worth thinking of as the first type of bibliography to search when it is a quick check of run-of-the-mill bibliographical facts which is required.
    Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex. It had three novel features: relative location, instead of the more usual fixed location.
    Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex. Here is a clear indication of the extent, during the eighteenth century, to which the unsophisticated reader lagged behind his middle class compatriots = Aquí tenemos una clara indicación del grado en el que, durante el siglo dieciocho, el lector normal iba por detrás de sus compatriotas de clase media.
    Ex. In larger libraries, line librarians are also likely to be MLS graduates.
    Ex. It was interesting, in view of the received opinion that 'We don't have many problems round here'.
    Ex. The article 'Filtering software: regular or decaf?' explains that most vendors define filtering software as that which blocks, filters, or monitors Internet use.
    Ex. This typology divides humor comics into commonly seen subject areas, such as teen, kiddie, horror, military, and so on = Esta tipología divide los comics de humor en áreas temáticas conocidas como adolescentes, infantil, terror, militar, etc.
    Ex. This research suggests that people are threatened by categorizations that portray them as too distinctive or too indistinctive.
    ----
    * agua normal = still water.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * ciudadano normal = ordinary citizen, member of the public.
    * como algo normal = as a matter of course.
    * como es normal = as always.
    * convertirse en algo normal = become + standard practice.
    * convertirse en + Nombre + normal = become + standard + Nombre.
    * de extensión normal = standard-length.
    * de la manera normal = in the normal manner.
    * de tamaño normal = full-sized, ordinary sized.
    * día normal = ordinary day.
    * en circunstancias normales = in the course of events, during the course of events, under normal circumstances, in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en el curso normal de = in the mainstream of.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en el curso normal de los acontecimientos = in the normal run of events, in the normal run of things.
    * en el transcurso normal de + Posesivo + vida(s) = in the normal course of + Posesivo + life/lives.
    * en situaciones normales = under normal circumstances.
    * fuera del horario normal = out of hours, at odd times.
    * fuera de lo normal = abnormally + Adjetivo, with a difference, unordinary, out of the ordinary.
    * gente normal = ordinary men and women, straight people.
    * gente normal, la = ordinary people, hoi polloi, the.
    * lejía normal = household bleach.
    * lenguaje normal = plain language.
    * letra normal = light type, light face type.
    * lo normal + ser + que = there + be + a tendency (to/for).
    * material de tamaño mayor de lo normal = outsize material.
    * normal, lo = standard practice, the, the normal run of.
    * normal y corriente = unremarkable.
    * parto normal = vaginal delivery.
    * permanecer normal = remain + normal.
    * persona normales = ordinary person.
    * poco normal = unnatural, unordinary, out of the ordinary.
    * por debajo de lo normal = below-normal.
    * por debajo del peso normal = underweight.
    * precio normal = full price.
    * prensa normal, la = broadsheet press, the.
    * sábana normal = flat sheet.
    * seguir con + Posesivo + vida normal = get on with + Posesivo + life.
    * ser algo normal = be a fact of life, become + a common feature, be a part of life.
    * ser lo normal = be the order of the day.
    * ser normal = be the case (with).
    * trabajar a horas fuera de lo normal = work + unsocial hours.
    * un día normal = on a typical day.
    * volver a la vida normal = get (back) into + the swings of things.
    * * *
    I
    a) (común, usual) normal

    no es normal que haga tanto fríoit's unusual o it isn't normal for it to be so cold

    b) ( sin graves defectos) normal

    esa chica no es normal — (fam) there's something wrong with that girl (colloq)

    II
    adverbio (fam) normally
    III
    a) ( escuela)
    b) ( gasolina) regular gas (AmE), two-star petrol (BrE)
    * * *
    = average, commonplace, common [commoner -comp., commonest -sup.], normal, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, standard, usual, middle-of-the-range, unsophisticated, line + Profesión, received, regular, commonly seen, indistinctive.

    Ex: The average family does have very real information needs, even though these may not be immediately recognized as such.

    Ex: Microfilm and microfiche formats are now commonplace in most libraries.
    Ex: When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex: It is normal to make added entries in respect of important editors.
    Ex: Control is exercised over which terms are used, but otherwise the terms are ordinary words.
    Ex: Guides are almost always worth thinking of as the first type of bibliography to search when it is a quick check of run-of-the-mill bibliographical facts which is required.
    Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex: It had three novel features: relative location, instead of the more usual fixed location.
    Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex: Here is a clear indication of the extent, during the eighteenth century, to which the unsophisticated reader lagged behind his middle class compatriots = Aquí tenemos una clara indicación del grado en el que, durante el siglo dieciocho, el lector normal iba por detrás de sus compatriotas de clase media.
    Ex: In larger libraries, line librarians are also likely to be MLS graduates.
    Ex: It was interesting, in view of the received opinion that 'We don't have many problems round here'.
    Ex: The article 'Filtering software: regular or decaf?' explains that most vendors define filtering software as that which blocks, filters, or monitors Internet use.
    Ex: This typology divides humor comics into commonly seen subject areas, such as teen, kiddie, horror, military, and so on = Esta tipología divide los comics de humor en áreas temáticas conocidas como adolescentes, infantil, terror, militar, etc.
    Ex: This research suggests that people are threatened by categorizations that portray them as too distinctive or too indistinctive.
    * agua normal = still water.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * ciudadano normal = ordinary citizen, member of the public.
    * como algo normal = as a matter of course.
    * como es normal = as always.
    * convertirse en algo normal = become + standard practice.
    * convertirse en + Nombre + normal = become + standard + Nombre.
    * de extensión normal = standard-length.
    * de la manera normal = in the normal manner.
    * de tamaño normal = full-sized, ordinary sized.
    * día normal = ordinary day.
    * en circunstancias normales = in the course of events, during the course of events, under normal circumstances, in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en el curso normal de = in the mainstream of.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en el curso normal de los acontecimientos = in the normal run of events, in the normal run of things.
    * en el transcurso normal de + Posesivo + vida(s) = in the normal course of + Posesivo + life/lives.
    * en situaciones normales = under normal circumstances.
    * fuera del horario normal = out of hours, at odd times.
    * fuera de lo normal = abnormally + Adjetivo, with a difference, unordinary, out of the ordinary.
    * gente normal = ordinary men and women, straight people.
    * gente normal, la = ordinary people, hoi polloi, the.
    * lejía normal = household bleach.
    * lenguaje normal = plain language.
    * letra normal = light type, light face type.
    * lo normal + ser + que = there + be + a tendency (to/for).
    * material de tamaño mayor de lo normal = outsize material.
    * normal, lo = standard practice, the, the normal run of.
    * normal y corriente = unremarkable.
    * parto normal = vaginal delivery.
    * permanecer normal = remain + normal.
    * persona normales = ordinary person.
    * poco normal = unnatural, unordinary, out of the ordinary.
    * por debajo de lo normal = below-normal.
    * por debajo del peso normal = underweight.
    * precio normal = full price.
    * prensa normal, la = broadsheet press, the.
    * sábana normal = flat sheet.
    * seguir con + Posesivo + vida normal = get on with + Posesivo + life.
    * ser algo normal = be a fact of life, become + a common feature, be a part of life.
    * ser lo normal = be the order of the day.
    * ser normal = be the case (with).
    * trabajar a horas fuera de lo normal = work + unsocial hours.
    * un día normal = on a typical day.
    * volver a la vida normal = get (back) into + the swings of things.

    * * *
    A
    1 (común, usual) normal
    no es normal que siempre estén discutiendo it isn't normal the way they argue all the time
    es una situación muy normal hoy en día it's a very common situation nowadays
    no es normal que haga tanto frío en octubre it's unusual o it isn't normal for it to be so cold in October
    me parece lo más normal del mundo to me it seems the most normal o natural thing in the world
    inteligencia superior a la normal above-average intelligence
    es una chica normalita she's nothing out of the ordinary
    normal y corriente ‹mujer/chico› ordinary;
    ‹jugador› ordinary, run-of-the-mill; ‹libro/vestido› ordinary
    el miedo de una embarazada a que la criatura no sea normal a pregnant woman's fear that her baby will be abnormal
    esa chica no es normal ( fam); there's something wrong with that girl ( colloq)
    B (en geometría) perpendicular, normal
    ( fam); normally
    habla/anda normal he talks/walks quite normally
    cocina normal as a cook she's about average, she cooks averagely well
    A (en geometría) perpendicular, normal
    B
    (escuela): la N normal teacher training college
    C (gasolina) regular grade gasoline ( AmE), regular gas ( AmE), two-star petrol ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    normal adjetivo
    normal;

    hoy en día es muy normal it's very common nowadays;
    no es normal que haga tanto frío it's unusual o it isn't normal for it to be so cold;
    superior a lo normal above-average;
    normal y corriente ordinary
    ■ sustantivo femenino
    a) ( escuela):



    normal adjetivo
    1 normal, usual: no es normal que llueva tanto, it's unusual for it to rain so much
    2 Geom perpendicular
    ' normal' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conchabarse
    - contrapelo
    - cualquier
    - deterioro
    - extemporánea
    - extemporáneo
    - fenomenal
    - frecuente
    - gasolina
    - larga
    - largo
    - mestizaje
    - natural
    - normalizar
    - normalizarse
    - residencia
    - retener
    - usual
    - cauce
    - común
    - corriente
    - debajo
    - lógico
    - mundo
    - normalidad
    - ordinario
    - seguir
    - top-less
    English:
    bed
    - below
    - dare
    - deviation
    - diet
    - excuse
    - fuck
    - general
    - high
    - late
    - must
    - natural
    - need
    - norm
    - normal
    - ordinary
    - outside
    - par
    - procedure
    - regular
    - saint
    - self
    - shall
    - should
    - standard
    - still
    - two-star petrol
    - unexceptional
    - usual
    - average
    - class
    - common
    - course
    - early
    - herself
    - himself
    - long
    - myself
    - pattern
    - run
    - subnormal
    - teacher
    - themselves
    - under
    - unnatural
    - unusual
    - yourself
    - yourselves
    * * *
    adj
    1. [natural, regular] normal;
    lleva una vida normal she leads a fairly normal o ordinary life;
    el paciente tiene una temperatura/un pulso normal the patient's temperature/pulse is normal;
    cuando se lo dije se enfadó mucho – ¡normal! he was really cross when I told him – that's hardly surprising!;
    este hermano tuyo no es normal there must be something wrong with that brother of yours;
    es normal que estés cansado it's hardly surprising that you're tired;
    no es normal que llore por una tontería así it's not normal for him to cry over a silly thing like that;
    contiene todo lo que un usuario normal y corriente necesita it contains everything the average user needs;
    es una persona normal y corriente he's a perfectly ordinary person
    2. [gasolina] Br three-star, US regular
    3. Mat perpendicular
    nf
    [gasolina] Br three-star petrol, US regular gasoline
    adv
    Fam normally;
    me cuesta mucho caminar normal I find it really hard to walk normally
    * * *
    adj normal
    * * *
    normal adj
    1) : normal, usual
    2) : standard
    3)
    escuela normal : teacher-training college
    * * *
    normal adj
    1. (común, usual) normal
    2. (corriente) ordinary

    Spanish-English dictionary > normal

  • 14 opción

    f.
    1 option, alternative, avenue, choice.
    2 option, election, alternative, choice.
    * * *
    1 (en general) option
    2 (alternativa) option, choice
    3 (derecho) right
    \
    opción de compra option to buy
    * * *
    noun f.
    option, choice
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=elección) option

    no hay opción — there is no other option, there is no alternative o choice

    2) (=derecho) right, option

    tiene opción a viajar gratishe has the right o option to travel free

    3) (Com) option (a on)

    con opción a o para ocho más — with an option on eight more

    opción a compra, opción de adquisición, opción de compra — [gen] option to buy, option to purchase; [en Bolsa] call option

    opción de venta[en Bolsa] put option

    opciones sobre acciones — stock options, share options

    * * *
    a) ( alternativa) option
    b) (derecho, posibilidad)
    * * *
    = option, setting, switch.
    Nota: En informática, alternativas de funcionamiento de un programa que se configurables por el usuario generalmente mediante la adición de una barra inclinada "/" seguida de un una abreviatura.
    Ex. AACR2 also incorporates rather more options in terms of alternative rules than AACR1.
    Ex. More often, you will be asked to enter information or choose certain settings.
    Ex. I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    ----
    * dar opción = give + option.
    * escoger una opción = choose + setting, take up + option.
    * la mejor opción = the best bet.
    * la segunda opción = the next best choice.
    * no tener más opción que = have + little choice but, have + no other option but.
    * no tener opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción que = have + no other option but.
    * opción de búsqueda = search option.
    * opción de compra = buying option, purchasing option.
    * opción de compra de acciones = stock option.
    * opción de menú = menu setting.
    * opción elegida = choice.
    * opciones de búsqueda = search capabilities.
    * pantalla de Configuración de Opciones = Setup Options screen.
    * tomar una opción = take up + option.
    * * *
    a) ( alternativa) option
    b) (derecho, posibilidad)
    * * *
    = option, setting, switch.
    Nota: En informática, alternativas de funcionamiento de un programa que se configurables por el usuario generalmente mediante la adición de una barra inclinada "/" seguida de un una abreviatura.

    Ex: AACR2 also incorporates rather more options in terms of alternative rules than AACR1.

    Ex: More often, you will be asked to enter information or choose certain settings.
    Ex: I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    * dar opción = give + option.
    * escoger una opción = choose + setting, take up + option.
    * la mejor opción = the best bet.
    * la segunda opción = the next best choice.
    * no tener más opción que = have + little choice but, have + no other option but.
    * no tener opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción que = have + no other option but.
    * opción de búsqueda = search option.
    * opción de compra = buying option, purchasing option.
    * opción de compra de acciones = stock option.
    * opción de menú = menu setting.
    * opción elegida = choice.
    * opciones de búsqueda = search capabilities.
    * pantalla de Configuración de Opciones = Setup Options screen.
    * tomar una opción = take up + option.

    * * *
    1 (alternativa) option
    la opción más viable the most viable option
    no tenía otra opción I had no option o choice
    no me quedó más opción que decírselo I had no option o choice but to tell him
    2 (derecho, posibilidad) opción A algo:
    con opción a compra with option to buy
    el equipo ha perdido toda opción al título the team has lost any chance of (winning) the title
    Compuestos:
    call option, call
    put option, put
    opt-out
    futures option
    opt-out
    put option, put
    ( Inf) default option
    stock o share option
    * * *

     

    opción sustantivo femenino
    option;
    no tenía opción I had no option o choice;

    con opción a compra with option to buy
    opción sustantivo femenino
    1 (elección) option, choice
    2 (alternativa) alternative
    3 Com (derecho) chance, option: los accionistas tienen opción de compra, the shareholders have a call option

    ' opción' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    debilitar
    - decantarse
    - réplica
    - sobrentenderse
    - alternativa
    - inclinar
    English:
    default setting
    - least
    - obvious
    - option
    - refusal
    - share option
    - soft
    - default
    - multiple
    * * *
    1. [elección] option;
    no hay opción there is no alternative;
    no le quedó otra opción que dimitir she had no option o choice but to resign
    2. [derecho] right;
    dar opción a to give the right to;
    tener opción a [empleo, cargo] to be eligible for;
    ya no tienen opción al primer puesto they've lost all chance of winning;
    alquiler con opción a compra rental with the option to buy
    Fin opciones sobre acciones stock options; Fin opción de adquisición option to buy, purchase option; Fin opción de compra call option; Fin opción de compra de acciones stock option; Fin opción de futuro futures option; Fin opción de venta put option
    * * *
    f
    1 option, choice
    2 ( posibilidad) chance
    * * *
    1) alternativa: option, choice
    2) : right, chance
    tener opción a: to be eligible for
    * * *
    opción n option

    Spanish-English dictionary > opción

  • 15 parámetro

    m.
    parameter, indicator.
    * * *
    1 parameter
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino parameter
    * * *
    = benchmark, parameter, switch, setting, option.
    Ex. Benchmarks are the times taken to carry out a set of standard operations and they are comparable to the government fuel consumption figures for cars.
    Ex. On other occasions, where the search must be specified with a number of interacting concepts and other parameters, it will be necessary to write the concepts down.
    Ex. I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex. More often, you will be asked to enter information or choose certain settings.
    Ex. AACR2 also incorporates rather more options in terms of alternative rules than AACR1.
    * * *
    masculino parameter
    * * *
    = benchmark, parameter, switch, setting, option.

    Ex: Benchmarks are the times taken to carry out a set of standard operations and they are comparable to the government fuel consumption figures for cars.

    Ex: On other occasions, where the search must be specified with a number of interacting concepts and other parameters, it will be necessary to write the concepts down.
    Ex: I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex: More often, you will be asked to enter information or choose certain settings.
    Ex: AACR2 also incorporates rather more options in terms of alternative rules than AACR1.

    * * *
    1 ( Mat) parameter
    2 (de un estudio) parameter, limit
    * * *

     

    parámetro sustantivo masculino
    parameter
    parámetro sustantivo masculino parameter
    ' parámetro' also found in these entries:
    English:
    parameter
    - standard
    * * *
    1. [dato, valor] parameter
    2. Mat parameter
    * * *
    m parameter
    * * *
    : parameter

    Spanish-English dictionary > parámetro

  • 16 reconocimiento

    m.
    1 recognition.
    reconocimiento del habla (computing & linguistics) speech recognition
    2 gratitude (agradecimiento).
    3 examination (medicine).
    4 reconnaissance (military).
    5 medical examination, examination, check-up, exam.
    6 acknowledgement, ACK.
    * * *
    1 (gen) recognition
    2 (admisión) admission
    3 MILITAR reconnaissance
    4 MEDICINA examination, checkup
    \
    en reconocimiento de in recognition of, in appreciation of
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=aprobación) recognition

    en reconocimiento a, como reconocimiento por — in recognition of

    2) (=registro) search, searching; (=inspección) inspection, examination

    reconocimiento de firma Méx authentication of a signature

    3) (Mil) reconnaissance
    4) (Med) examination, checkup
    5) (Inform)
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Med) tb
    b) ( de territorio) reconnaissance
    2) (frml)
    a) ( aprobación) recognition

    en reconocimiento por or a algo — in recognition of something

    quiero manifestar mi reconocimiento por... — I should like to show my appreciation for...

    b) ( de hecho) recognition
    3) ( legitimación) recognition
    * * *
    = appreciation, recognition, reconnaissance, acknowledgement [acknowledgment], acclaim, tap on the shoulder, validation, survey, admission.
    Ex. An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.
    Ex. This format is becoming common in new thesauri, partly because the recognition of the importance of viewing both relationships and subject terms in one tool.
    Ex. The 'strategic computing' plan announced by the United States in early 1984 envisages, among others, the use of intelligent robots (for example, to serve as ammunition loaders in tanks, or in unmanned reconnaissance and manipulating devices).
    Ex. I hope therefore that they will accept this expression of my sincere thanks as an inadequate but deeply felt acknowledgement of my debt to all of them.
    Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex. 'But we certainly have to establish some fair criteria to determine who gets the tap on the shoulder,' reflected Bough = "Pero ciertamente tenemos que establecer algunos criterios justos para determinar quién recibe las palmaditas en la espalda", dijo Bough.
    Ex. Often referred to as utilities, basic software packages are available for performing basic operations such as data entry and validation, sorting and merging files and editing data.
    Ex. Her invention consists of is a miniature, unmanned, auto-controlled airship which can be used for aerial work such as film and photography, surveillance and survey work.
    Ex. This was not intended as a criticism of their hard working colleagues but simply as an admission that they needed additional support and stimulus.
    ----
    * como reconocimiento a = in recognition of.
    * conseguir reconocimiento = win + recognition.
    * cuaderno de reconocimiento de escritura = handwriting recognition notepad.
    * en reconocimiento de = in recognition of.
    * ganar reconocimiento = gain + credit.
    * merecer reconocimiento = merit + recognition.
    * obtener reconocimiento = gain + recognition.
    * premio de reconocimiento = honour award.
    * recibir reconocimiento = find + recognition.
    * reconocimiento de caracteres = character recognition.
    * reconocimiento de imágenes = image recognition.
    * reconocimiento de imágenes por el ordenador = computer vision.
    * reconocimiento de la voz = voice input and output.
    * reconocimiento del habla = speech recognition, voice recognition.
    * reconocimiento del individuo = affirmation.
    * reconocimiento de modelos = pattern recognition.
    * reconocimiento de patrones = pattern recognition.
    * reconocimiento de voz = voice recognition.
    * reconocimiento médico = checkup [check-up], medical checkup.
    * reconocimiento oficial = accreditation.
    * reconocimiento óptico de caracteres (OCR) = OCR (optical character recognition).
    * rueda de reconocimiento = police line-up, identity parade, identification parade.
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sistema de reconocimiento académico = academic reward(s) system.
    * tecnología para el reconocimiento de voz = voice recognition technology.
    * título de reconocimiento = honorary scroll.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Med) tb
    b) ( de territorio) reconnaissance
    2) (frml)
    a) ( aprobación) recognition

    en reconocimiento por or a algo — in recognition of something

    quiero manifestar mi reconocimiento por... — I should like to show my appreciation for...

    b) ( de hecho) recognition
    3) ( legitimación) recognition
    * * *
    = appreciation, recognition, reconnaissance, acknowledgement [acknowledgment], acclaim, tap on the shoulder, validation, survey, admission.

    Ex: An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.

    Ex: This format is becoming common in new thesauri, partly because the recognition of the importance of viewing both relationships and subject terms in one tool.
    Ex: The 'strategic computing' plan announced by the United States in early 1984 envisages, among others, the use of intelligent robots (for example, to serve as ammunition loaders in tanks, or in unmanned reconnaissance and manipulating devices).
    Ex: I hope therefore that they will accept this expression of my sincere thanks as an inadequate but deeply felt acknowledgement of my debt to all of them.
    Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex: 'But we certainly have to establish some fair criteria to determine who gets the tap on the shoulder,' reflected Bough = "Pero ciertamente tenemos que establecer algunos criterios justos para determinar quién recibe las palmaditas en la espalda", dijo Bough.
    Ex: Often referred to as utilities, basic software packages are available for performing basic operations such as data entry and validation, sorting and merging files and editing data.
    Ex: Her invention consists of is a miniature, unmanned, auto-controlled airship which can be used for aerial work such as film and photography, surveillance and survey work.
    Ex: This was not intended as a criticism of their hard working colleagues but simply as an admission that they needed additional support and stimulus.
    * como reconocimiento a = in recognition of.
    * conseguir reconocimiento = win + recognition.
    * cuaderno de reconocimiento de escritura = handwriting recognition notepad.
    * en reconocimiento de = in recognition of.
    * ganar reconocimiento = gain + credit.
    * merecer reconocimiento = merit + recognition.
    * obtener reconocimiento = gain + recognition.
    * premio de reconocimiento = honour award.
    * recibir reconocimiento = find + recognition.
    * reconocimiento de caracteres = character recognition.
    * reconocimiento de imágenes = image recognition.
    * reconocimiento de imágenes por el ordenador = computer vision.
    * reconocimiento de la voz = voice input and output.
    * reconocimiento del habla = speech recognition, voice recognition.
    * reconocimiento del individuo = affirmation.
    * reconocimiento de modelos = pattern recognition.
    * reconocimiento de patrones = pattern recognition.
    * reconocimiento de voz = voice recognition.
    * reconocimiento médico = checkup [check-up], medical checkup.
    * reconocimiento oficial = accreditation.
    * reconocimiento óptico de caracteres (OCR) = OCR (optical character recognition).
    * rueda de reconocimiento = police line-up, identity parade, identification parade.
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sistema de reconocimiento académico = academic reward(s) system.
    * tecnología para el reconocimiento de voz = voice recognition technology.
    * título de reconocimiento = honorary scroll.

    * * *
    A
    1 ( Med):
    reconocimiento médico medical examination, medical
    2 (de un territorio) reconnaissance
    3 (de voz) recognition
    B ( frml)
    1
    (aprobación): en reconocimiento por or a los servicios prestados in recognition of services rendered
    queremos manifestarle nuestro reconocimiento por … we should like to show our appreciation for …
    un artista que nunca obtuvo el reconocimiento que merecía an artist who never received the recognition o acknowledgment he deserved
    una ceremonia donde recibió el reconocimiento de sus colegas a ceremony at which she received the acknowledgment of her colleagues
    2 (de un hecho) recognition
    Compuestos:
    speech recognition
    optical character recognition, OCR
    C (legitimación) recognition
    su reconocimiento del nuevo gobierno their recognition of the new government
    * * *

     

    reconocimiento sustantivo masculino

    b) (Med) tb



    reconocimiento sustantivo masculino
    1 (de un hecho) recognition, acknowledgement
    2 (de un paciente) examination, checkup
    3 (de un territorio) reconnaissance
    vuelo de reconocimiento, surveillance flight
    4 (gratitud) appreciation
    ' reconocimiento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consagrar
    - consagrarse
    - espaldarazo
    - gloria
    - honor
    - honra
    - lograr
    - otorgar
    - rueda
    - médico
    - reivindicación
    English:
    acceptance
    - acknowledgement
    - admission
    - credit
    - examination
    - examine
    - recce
    - recognition
    - reconnaissance
    - voice recognition
    - acknowledgment
    - physical
    - survey
    * * *
    1. [identificación] recognition
    Informát & Ling reconocimiento del habla speech recognition; Informát reconocimiento óptico de caracteres optical character recognition; Informát reconocimiento de voz voice recognition
    2. [admisión] [de error, culpa] admission;
    [de méritos, autoridad] recognition
    3. [examen, inspección] examination
    reconocimiento médico medical examination o checkup
    4. [inspección] surveying;
    Mil reconnaissance;
    hacer un reconocimiento to reconnoitre;
    hizo un viaje de reconocimiento antes de irse a vivir a Perú he went on a reconnaissance trip before moving to Peru;
    un vuelo/avión de reconocimiento a reconnaissance flight/plane
    5. [agradecimiento] gratitude;
    en reconocimiento por in recognition of
    6. [respeto] recognition
    7. Der [de hijo] recognition;
    [de firma] authentication; [de sindicato, partido, derecho] recognition
    * * *
    m
    1 recognition;
    en reconocimiento a ( agradecimiento) in recognition of
    2 de error acknowledg(e)ment
    3 MED examination, check-up
    4 MIL reconnaissance
    * * *
    1) : acknowledgment, recognition, avowal
    2) : (medical) examination
    3) : reconnaissance
    * * *
    reconocimiento n recognition

    Spanish-English dictionary > reconocimiento

  • 17 sistema educativo

    m.
    educational system, learning system.
    * * *
    (n.) = educational system, education system
    Ex. Rather more seriously and difficult is the problem of the stages of the educational system: preschool, nursery, kindergarten, elementary, etc.
    Ex. The article 'Public libraries in penal institutions' describes the history of the evolution of prison libraries as well as the role of library use as a cultural activity in the education system of prisoners.
    * * *
    (n.) = educational system, education system

    Ex: Rather more seriously and difficult is the problem of the stages of the educational system: preschool, nursery, kindergarten, elementary, etc.

    Ex: The article 'Public libraries in penal institutions' describes the history of the evolution of prison libraries as well as the role of library use as a cultural activity in the education system of prisoners.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sistema educativo

  • 18 tanto ... como ...

    = as many... as..., as much as + Adjetivo, both... and..., no less than, equally, if not, so much as
    Ex. Documents rarely exactly match a user's requirements because information can be packaged in almost as many different ways as there are participants in a subject area.
    Ex. Informative abstract present as much as possible of the quantitative or qualitative information contained in a document.
    Ex. References will also be necessary, in respect of any variant forms of headings, for headings on both main and added entries.
    Ex. Children respond no less than adults (rather more, in fact) to personal contact.
    Ex. Porous Bavarian limestone was used as this absorbs grease and water equally.
    Ex. As the cost of maintaining a decent standard of living within the family increases, the two-income family is becoming essential in practice if not in ideology.
    Ex. The study concludes that whilst cooperative activity amongst libraries is clearly important, it is often not valued in practice so much as it is praised in principle.
    * * *
    = as many... as..., as much as + Adjetivo, both... and..., no less than, equally, if not, so much as

    Ex: Documents rarely exactly match a user's requirements because information can be packaged in almost as many different ways as there are participants in a subject area.

    Ex: Informative abstract present as much as possible of the quantitative or qualitative information contained in a document.
    Ex: References will also be necessary, in respect of any variant forms of headings, for headings on both main and added entries.
    Ex: Children respond no less than adults (rather more, in fact) to personal contact.
    Ex: Porous Bavarian limestone was used as this absorbs grease and water equally.
    Ex: As the cost of maintaining a decent standard of living within the family increases, the two-income family is becoming essential in practice if not in ideology.
    Ex: The study concludes that whilst cooperative activity amongst libraries is clearly important, it is often not valued in practice so much as it is praised in principle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tanto ... como ...

  • 19 tratar con prudencia

    (v.) = treat with + caution, view with + caution
    Ex. It goes without saying that advertising claims should be treated with caution, but product literature should contain all the necessary technical information about the system.
    Ex. The fourth is rather more interesting, though, as with PMEST, we may view it with caution.
    * * *
    (v.) = treat with + caution, view with + caution

    Ex: It goes without saying that advertising claims should be treated with caution, but product literature should contain all the necessary technical information about the system.

    Ex: The fourth is rather more interesting, though, as with PMEST, we may view it with caution.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tratar con prudencia

  • 20 yo more mi

    сущ.

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > yo more mi

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