Translation: from spanish

rich possibilities

  • 1 dar un repaso a

    (v.) = give + a review of, provide + overview
    Ex. This article gives a brief review of recent developments in disc storage media.
    Ex. Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.
    * * *
    (v.) = give + a review of, provide + overview

    Ex: This article gives a brief review of recent developments in disc storage media.

    Ex: Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar un repaso a

  • 2 experiencia profesional

    f.
    vocational experience.
    * * *
    (n.) = career experience, expertise, staff expertise, professional skills, professional expertise, professional experience
    Ex. The program's purpose is to enable U.S. librarians and publishers to enrich and broaden their career experience through a short period of overseas service.
    Ex. Its primary function is to provide a centre for software and hardware expertise for its members.
    Ex. By centralizing stock and staff it is possible for everyone to have access to a wider range of staff expertise.
    Ex. Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.
    Ex. This article points the way to success through marketing, professional expertise and the personal touch.
    Ex. Data on doctoral graduates are discussed in terms of socioeconomic factors, educational background, position held, prior professional experience, salaries, professional membership, and publications.
    * * *
    (n.) = career experience, expertise, staff expertise, professional skills, professional expertise, professional experience

    Ex: The program's purpose is to enable U.S. librarians and publishers to enrich and broaden their career experience through a short period of overseas service.

    Ex: Its primary function is to provide a centre for software and hardware expertise for its members.
    Ex: By centralizing stock and staff it is possible for everyone to have access to a wider range of staff expertise.
    Ex: Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.
    Ex: This article points the way to success through marketing, professional expertise and the personal touch.
    Ex: Data on doctoral graduates are discussed in terms of socioeconomic factors, educational background, position held, prior professional experience, salaries, professional membership, and publications.

    Spanish-English dictionary > experiencia profesional

  • 3 muy

    adv.
    1 very.
    muy bueno/cerca very good/near
    es muy hombre he's very manly, he's a real man
    muy de mañana very early in the morning
    ¡muy bien! OK!, all right!; (vale) very good!, well done! (qué bien)
    eso es muy de ella that's just like her
    eso es muy de los americanos that's typically American
    ¡el muy fresco! the cheeky devil!
    ¡la muy tonta! the silly idiot!
    Muy Sr. mío dear Sir
    te cuidarás muy mucho de hacerlo just make absolutely sure you don't do it
    no cabe ahí, es muy grande it won't fit in there, it's too big
    * * *
    1 very
    \
    muy de mañana very early in the morning
    ser muy hombre/mujer familiar to be a real man/woman
    por muy... no matter how..., however...
    * * *
    adv.
    1) very
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=mucho) very

    muy bien/tarde/mucho — very well/late/much

    muy bien, que venga — all right, he can come (along)

    muy pero que muy guapo — really, really handsome

    muy de, muy de noche — very late at night

    es muy de sentirfrm it is much to be regretted

    el/la muy, el muy tonto de Pedro — that great idiot Pedro

    ¡el muy bandido! — the rascal!

    por muy, por muy cansado que estés — however tired you are, no matter how tired you are

    2) (=demasiado) too
    3) [con participio] greatly, highly
    2.
    SF (=lengua) tongue; (=boca) trap **, mouth
    * * *
    a) very

    muy bien, sigamos adelante — OK o fine, let's go on

    por muy cansado que estéshowever o no matter how tired you are

    b) ( demasiado) too

    quedó muy dulceit's rather o too sweet

    * * *
    = highly, very, eminent + Nombre, deeply, expansively, darn.
    Ex. Even for those items that are designated relevant some may be judged to be highly relevant, whilst others may be regarded as partially relevant or only marginally relevant.
    Ex. I have been very embarrassed at their embarrassment at the kinds of subject headings used.
    Ex. 'I think it makes eminent sense, for the reasons I've outlined,' he said and started toward the door.
    Ex. I have found in reading extracts from Scott's diary of his trip to the South Pole that pupils interrupted all the time to ask questions, until the final entries were reached, when everyone went very quiet, moved deeply by Scott's words and unwilling to bruise the emotion they felt.
    Ex. Their survey is expansively scripted and probes for a variety of information from the interviewee = Su encuesta está muy detallada y obtiene una gran variedad de información de los encuestados.
    Ex. However, as someone else said, people are pretty darn sensitive about terrorism, and the days of left-luggage may be over.
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    * acento muy pronunciado = heavy accent.
    * algo muy agradable de oír = music to + Posesivo + ears.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * algo muy difícil = a tough sell.
    * algo muy distinto de = a far cry from.
    * algo ya muy conocido y usado = old nag.
    * andar (muy) apurado de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) apurado de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) corto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) corto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) escaso de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) escaso de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) falto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) falto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * apuntar muy alto = reach for + the stars, shoot for + the stars.
    * a un precio muy razonable = at a very reasonable cost, at a very reasonable cost, at very reasonable cost.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * como muy tarde = at the latest.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con un plazo de tiempo muy corto = at (a) very short notice.
    * curva muy abierta = sweeping curve.
    * curva muy cerrada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * curva muy pronunciada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * de forma muy similar a = in much the same way as.
    * de muy lejos = from afar.
    * de ritmo muy acelerado = hard-driving.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * desde muy lejos = from afar.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely, crudely.
    * encontrar muy difícil = be hard-pushed to.
    * en muy poco tiempo = before long.
    * en un pasado muy lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * estar muy acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with.
    * estar muy agradecido a = be indebted to.
    * estar muy alejado de = be a long way from.
    * estar muy arraigado en = be well embedded in.
    * estar muy bajo = be way down.
    * estar muy cerca de = be one step away from, be steps away from, come + very close to.
    * estar muy convencido de = have + strong feelings about.
    * estar muy emocionado con/por = be excited about.
    * estar muy lejano = be far off.
    * estar muy lejos = be far off.
    * estar muy por delante de = be way out ahead of.
    * estar muy por delante de su tiempo = be years ahead of + Posesivo + time.
    * estar muy separado = set + far apart.
    * estar muy usado = be well thumbed.
    * evaluar muy positivamente según unos criterios establecido = rate + Nombre + high on + criteria.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * haber de muy diversos tipos = come in + all/many (sorts of) shapes and sizes.
    * hablar muy bien de = rant and rave.
    * hacer Algo muy bien = do + an excellent job of.
    * hasta hace muy poco = up until recently.
    * ignorancia es muy atrevida, la = ignorance is very daring.
    * ir muy atrasado = be way behind schedule.
    * ir muy por detrás de = be far behind.
    * llegar muy lejos = go + a long way, come + a long way.
    * lo que es muy importante = importantly.
    * muy abreviado = highly-abbreviated.
    * muy activo = afire.
    * muy a diferencia de = in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy + Adjetivo = extremely + Adjetivo, grossly + Adjetivo, rather + Adjetivo, severely + Adjetivo, tightly + Adjetivo, wildly + Adjetivo, extraordinarily + Adjetivo, incredibly + Adjetivo, ludicrously + Adjetivo, seriously + Adjetivo, disappointingly + Adjetivo, not least + Adjetivo, heavily + Adjetivo, much + Adjetivo, mighty + Adjetivo, prohibitively + Adjetivo, sorely + Adjetivo, supremely + Adjetivo, vastly + Adjetivo, vitally + Adjetivo, immensely + Adjetivo, hugely + Adjetivo, significantly + Adjetivo, most + Adjetivo, impressively + Adjetivo, bloody + Adjetivo.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Adverbio = quite + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Participio = keenly + Adjetivo/Participio.
    * muy admirado = much-admired.
    * muy + Adverbio = ever so + Adverbio.
    * muy agustito = snugly.
    * muy alejado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy al principio = in very early days, at the very outset.
    * muy amado = much-loved.
    * muy a menudo = more often than not, very often, most often than not.
    * muy antiguo = centuries-old.
    * muy anunciado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy apartado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy a + Posesivo + pesar = to + Posesivo + chagrin.
    * muy apreciado = highly appreciated, long-revered.
    * muy apreciado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy arraigado = deep-rooted, well established, long-established.
    * muy a tiempo = in good time.
    * muy atrás = far behind.
    * muy atrasado = in the backwoods.
    * muy avanzado = well-developed, well-advanced.
    * muy beneficioso = high-payoff.
    * muy bien = nicely.
    * ¡muy bien! = the way to go!.
    * muy bien cuidado = well-kept.
    * muy bien pagado = highly paid.
    * muy bien + podría + Verbo = might + well + Verbo.
    * muy bien + puede + Verbo = may well + Verbo.
    * muy bien remunerado = highly paid.
    * muy bien tramado = carefully crafted.
    * muy bien urdido = carefully crafted.
    * muy caliente = piping hot, baking hot.
    * muy cambiado = much-changed, much-changed.
    * muy caro = high priced [high-priced].
    * muy cerca = close-by.
    * muy claramente = in no uncertain terms.
    * muy completo = populated.
    * muy concurrido = well-used [well used], well attended [well-attended].
    * muy condicionado = well-conditioned.
    * muy condimentado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy conseguido = slick, licked, well-crafted.
    * muy criticado = much-criticised [much-criticized, USA].
    * muy crítico = highly critical.
    * muy custodiado = heavily guarded.
    * muy de cerca = not far behind.
    * muy desarrollado = well-developed.
    * muy despacio = very slowly.
    * muy de tarde en tarde = once in a blue moon.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy difícil de traducir = defy + translation.
    * muy dispuesto a = all ready to.
    * muy divulgado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy documentado = well-informed.
    * muy duro = as hard as nails.
    * muy eficaz = powerful.
    * muy endeudado = heavily indebted.
    * muy escandaloso = highly visible.
    * muy especializado = highly specialised.
    * muy estimado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy estrecho = poky [pokier -comp., pokiest -sup.].
    * muy estructurado = highly-structured.
    * muy extendido = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy famoso = highly acclaimed, widely acclaimed, well-acclaimed.
    * muy frecuentado = heavily used.
    * muy frecuentemente = so often, most often than not.
    * muy frecuente y rápido = rapid-fire.
    * muy gastado = worn-out.
    * muy generalizado = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy grande = big time.
    * muy iluminado = brightly illuminated.
    * muy importante = critical, very importantly, big time.
    * muy informado = well-informed.
    * muy leído = widely-read.
    * muy lejano = far off.
    * muy lejos = far away, far off.
    * muy lejos de = a long way from, a long way removed from.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * muy lentamente = very slowly.
    * muy lluvioso = rain-soaked.
    * muy logrado = slickly produced.
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * muy mayor = over the hill.
    * muy moderno = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * muy motivado = highly-motivated.
    * muy necesario = much needed [much-needed], long overdue.
    * muy nervioso = in a state of agitation, highly-strung.
    * muy nervioso, histérico = high-strung.
    * muy notorio = highly visible.
    * muy parecido a = much like.
    * muy + Participio = badly + Participio.
    * muy + Participio Pasado = widely + Participio Pasado, extensively + Participio Pasado.
    * muy peculiar = highly distinctive.
    * muy pertinente para = central to.
    * muy poblado = heavily populated.
    * muy poco = minimally.
    * muy polémico = highly controversial.
    * muy popular = widely-read, highly popular.
    * muy por delante de = far ahead of.
    * muy por detrás = far behind.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * muy por encima de = far beyond.
    * muy por encima de todo = over and above all.
    * muy posiblemente = for all you know, for all we know.
    * muy practicado = much practised.
    * muy preciado = much prized, highly prized.
    * muy preciso = much needed [much-needed].
    * muy probablemente = most likely, most probably.
    * muy pronto = before long, pretty soon.
    * muy propio = highly distinctive.
    * muy provechoso = high-payoff.
    * muy pulido = licked, slick.
    * muy querido = much-loved.
    * muy rápidamente = like a house on fire, in short order.
    * muy rara vez = all too seldom, all too seldom, once in a blue moon.
    * muy recomendado = highly recommended.
    * muy reconocido = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy resistente = heavy-duty.
    * muy respetado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed, widely-respected.
    * muy sazonado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy similar a = much like.
    * muy sistemático = highly-structured.
    * muy solicitado = in great demand.
    * muy trabajado = well-crafted.
    * muy trabajador = committed.
    * muy unido = close-knit, tight-knit, closely knit, well-connected, tightly knit.
    * muy usado = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], high-use, well-used [well used], well-worn, well-worn, heavily used, much-used.
    * muy útil = highly valuable.
    * muy valioso = highly valuable, highly prized.
    * muy valorado = highly valued, highly appreciated.
    * muy venerado = long-revered.
    * muy venerado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy vigilado = heavily guarded.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * nombre muy conocido = household name, household word.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * poner un precio a Algo muy alto = overprice.
    * por muy + Adjetivo + be = Adjetivo + though + Nombre + be.
    * por muy difícil que parezca = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * por muy increíble que parezca = incredible though it may seem, incredibly, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy mentira que parezca = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, strangely enough, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy raro que parezca = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * puede muy bien ser = could well be.
    * puede muy bien ser que = it may well be that.
    * regla muy precisa = finely graduated scale.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * sangre muy diluida = thin blood.
    * sentido muy desarrollado de su propio territorio = territoriality.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
    * ser algo muy obvio = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy poco frecuente = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy raro = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy revelador = be a giveaway.
    * ser muy aconsejable que = be well advised to.
    * ser muy amigo de = be pally with.
    * ser muy antiguo = go back + a long way.
    * ser muy buena señal = bode + well.
    * ser muy conocido por = be well known for.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser muy difícil, no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * ser muy escaso = be at a premium.
    * ser muy gracioso = be a right laugh.
    * ser muy melindroso = be picky.
    * ser muy necesario = be long overdue.
    * ser muy particular = be picky.
    * ser muy poco probable = be remote.
    * ser muy popular = have + mass appeal.
    * ser muy probable = chances + be.
    * ser muy prometedor = promise + great possibilities, bode + well.
    * ser muy provechoso = pay off + handsomely.
    * ser muy quisquilloso = be picky.
    * ser muy rápido = be quick off + Posesivo + feet.
    * ser muy revelador = speak + volumes, be an eye-opener.
    * ser muy superior a los demás = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy superior a los otros = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy usado = be heavily used.
    * servir muy bien = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * tejido muy delicado = gossamer.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tenerse muy en cuenta por = carry + weight with.
    * tener un día muy largo = have + a long day.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * venir muy bien = fit + the bill.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * vigilar Algo muy de cerca = keep + a watchful eye.
    * * *
    a) very

    muy bien, sigamos adelante — OK o fine, let's go on

    por muy cansado que estéshowever o no matter how tired you are

    b) ( demasiado) too

    quedó muy dulceit's rather o too sweet

    * * *
    = highly, very, eminent + Nombre, deeply, expansively, darn.

    Ex: Even for those items that are designated relevant some may be judged to be highly relevant, whilst others may be regarded as partially relevant or only marginally relevant.

    Ex: I have been very embarrassed at their embarrassment at the kinds of subject headings used.
    Ex: 'I think it makes eminent sense, for the reasons I've outlined,' he said and started toward the door.
    Ex: I have found in reading extracts from Scott's diary of his trip to the South Pole that pupils interrupted all the time to ask questions, until the final entries were reached, when everyone went very quiet, moved deeply by Scott's words and unwilling to bruise the emotion they felt.
    Ex: Their survey is expansively scripted and probes for a variety of information from the interviewee = Su encuesta está muy detallada y obtiene una gran variedad de información de los encuestados.
    Ex: However, as someone else said, people are pretty darn sensitive about terrorism, and the days of left-luggage may be over.
    * acento muy pronunciado = heavy accent.
    * algo muy agradable de oír = music to + Posesivo + ears.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * algo muy difícil = a tough sell.
    * algo muy distinto de = a far cry from.
    * algo ya muy conocido y usado = old nag.
    * andar (muy) apurado de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) apurado de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) corto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) corto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) escaso de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) escaso de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * andar (muy) falto de dinero = be (hard) pressed for + money.
    * andar (muy) falto de tiempo = be (hard) pressed for + time.
    * apuntar muy alto = reach for + the stars, shoot for + the stars.
    * a un precio muy razonable = at a very reasonable cost, at a very reasonable cost, at very reasonable cost.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * como muy tarde = at the latest.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con un plazo de tiempo muy corto = at (a) very short notice.
    * curva muy abierta = sweeping curve.
    * curva muy cerrada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * curva muy pronunciada = hairpin bend, hairpin curve, hairpin turn.
    * de forma muy similar a = in much the same way as.
    * de muy lejos = from afar.
    * de ritmo muy acelerado = hard-driving.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * desde muy lejos = from afar.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely, crudely.
    * encontrar muy difícil = be hard-pushed to.
    * en muy poco tiempo = before long.
    * en un pasado muy lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * estar muy acostumbrado a = be all too familiar with.
    * estar muy agradecido a = be indebted to.
    * estar muy alejado de = be a long way from.
    * estar muy arraigado en = be well embedded in.
    * estar muy bajo = be way down.
    * estar muy cerca de = be one step away from, be steps away from, come + very close to.
    * estar muy convencido de = have + strong feelings about.
    * estar muy emocionado con/por = be excited about.
    * estar muy lejano = be far off.
    * estar muy lejos = be far off.
    * estar muy por delante de = be way out ahead of.
    * estar muy por delante de su tiempo = be years ahead of + Posesivo + time.
    * estar muy separado = set + far apart.
    * estar muy usado = be well thumbed.
    * evaluar muy positivamente según unos criterios establecido = rate + Nombre + high on + criteria.
    * gente muy trabajadora = hard-working people.
    * haber de muy diversos tipos = come in + all/many (sorts of) shapes and sizes.
    * hablar muy bien de = rant and rave.
    * hacer Algo muy bien = do + an excellent job of.
    * hasta hace muy poco = up until recently.
    * ignorancia es muy atrevida, la = ignorance is very daring.
    * ir muy atrasado = be way behind schedule.
    * ir muy por detrás de = be far behind.
    * llegar muy lejos = go + a long way, come + a long way.
    * lo que es muy importante = importantly.
    * muy abreviado = highly-abbreviated.
    * muy activo = afire.
    * muy a diferencia de = in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy + Adjetivo = extremely + Adjetivo, grossly + Adjetivo, rather + Adjetivo, severely + Adjetivo, tightly + Adjetivo, wildly + Adjetivo, extraordinarily + Adjetivo, incredibly + Adjetivo, ludicrously + Adjetivo, seriously + Adjetivo, disappointingly + Adjetivo, not least + Adjetivo, heavily + Adjetivo, much + Adjetivo, mighty + Adjetivo, prohibitively + Adjetivo, sorely + Adjetivo, supremely + Adjetivo, vastly + Adjetivo, vitally + Adjetivo, immensely + Adjetivo, hugely + Adjetivo, significantly + Adjetivo, most + Adjetivo, impressively + Adjetivo, bloody + Adjetivo.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Adverbio = quite + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * muy + Adjetivo/Participio = keenly + Adjetivo/Participio.
    * muy admirado = much-admired.
    * muy + Adverbio = ever so + Adverbio.
    * muy agustito = snugly.
    * muy alejado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy al principio = in very early days, at the very outset.
    * muy amado = much-loved.
    * muy a menudo = more often than not, very often, most often than not.
    * muy antiguo = centuries-old.
    * muy anunciado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy apartado de = a long way removed from.
    * muy a + Posesivo + pesar = to + Posesivo + chagrin.
    * muy apreciado = highly appreciated, long-revered.
    * muy apreciado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy arraigado = deep-rooted, well established, long-established.
    * muy a tiempo = in good time.
    * muy atrás = far behind.
    * muy atrasado = in the backwoods.
    * muy avanzado = well-developed, well-advanced.
    * muy beneficioso = high-payoff.
    * muy bien = nicely.
    * ¡muy bien! = the way to go!.
    * muy bien cuidado = well-kept.
    * muy bien pagado = highly paid.
    * muy bien + podría + Verbo = might + well + Verbo.
    * muy bien + puede + Verbo = may well + Verbo.
    * muy bien remunerado = highly paid.
    * muy bien tramado = carefully crafted.
    * muy bien urdido = carefully crafted.
    * muy caliente = piping hot, baking hot.
    * muy cambiado = much-changed, much-changed.
    * muy caro = high priced [high-priced].
    * muy cerca = close-by.
    * muy claramente = in no uncertain terms.
    * muy completo = populated.
    * muy concurrido = well-used [well used], well attended [well-attended].
    * muy condicionado = well-conditioned.
    * muy condimentado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy conseguido = slick, licked, well-crafted.
    * muy criticado = much-criticised [much-criticized, USA].
    * muy crítico = highly critical.
    * muy custodiado = heavily guarded.
    * muy de cerca = not far behind.
    * muy desarrollado = well-developed.
    * muy despacio = very slowly.
    * muy de tarde en tarde = once in a blue moon.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * muy difícil de traducir = defy + translation.
    * muy dispuesto a = all ready to.
    * muy divulgado = well-publicised [well-publicized, -USA].
    * muy documentado = well-informed.
    * muy duro = as hard as nails.
    * muy eficaz = powerful.
    * muy endeudado = heavily indebted.
    * muy escandaloso = highly visible.
    * muy especializado = highly specialised.
    * muy estimado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy estrecho = poky [pokier -comp., pokiest -sup.].
    * muy estructurado = highly-structured.
    * muy extendido = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy famoso = highly acclaimed, widely acclaimed, well-acclaimed.
    * muy frecuentado = heavily used.
    * muy frecuentemente = so often, most often than not.
    * muy frecuente y rápido = rapid-fire.
    * muy gastado = worn-out.
    * muy generalizado = commonly-held, widely held.
    * muy grande = big time.
    * muy iluminado = brightly illuminated.
    * muy importante = critical, very importantly, big time.
    * muy informado = well-informed.
    * muy leído = widely-read.
    * muy lejano = far off.
    * muy lejos = far away, far off.
    * muy lejos de = a long way from, a long way removed from.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * muy lentamente = very slowly.
    * muy lluvioso = rain-soaked.
    * muy logrado = slickly produced.
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * muy mayor = over the hill.
    * muy moderno = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * muy motivado = highly-motivated.
    * muy necesario = much needed [much-needed], long overdue.
    * muy nervioso = in a state of agitation, highly-strung.
    * muy nervioso, histérico = high-strung.
    * muy notorio = highly visible.
    * muy parecido a = much like.
    * muy + Participio = badly + Participio.
    * muy + Participio Pasado = widely + Participio Pasado, extensively + Participio Pasado.
    * muy peculiar = highly distinctive.
    * muy pertinente para = central to.
    * muy poblado = heavily populated.
    * muy poco = minimally.
    * muy polémico = highly controversial.
    * muy popular = widely-read, highly popular.
    * muy por delante de = far ahead of.
    * muy por detrás = far behind.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * muy por encima de = far beyond.
    * muy por encima de todo = over and above all.
    * muy posiblemente = for all you know, for all we know.
    * muy practicado = much practised.
    * muy preciado = much prized, highly prized.
    * muy preciso = much needed [much-needed].
    * muy probablemente = most likely, most probably.
    * muy pronto = before long, pretty soon.
    * muy propio = highly distinctive.
    * muy provechoso = high-payoff.
    * muy pulido = licked, slick.
    * muy querido = much-loved.
    * muy rápidamente = like a house on fire, in short order.
    * muy rara vez = all too seldom, all too seldom, once in a blue moon.
    * muy recomendado = highly recommended.
    * muy reconocido = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed.
    * muy resistente = heavy-duty.
    * muy respetado = highly regarded, highly esteemed, highly reputed, widely-respected.
    * muy sazonado = spicy [spicier -comp., spiciest -sup.].
    * muy similar a = much like.
    * muy sistemático = highly-structured.
    * muy solicitado = in great demand.
    * muy trabajado = well-crafted.
    * muy trabajador = committed.
    * muy unido = close-knit, tight-knit, closely knit, well-connected, tightly knit.
    * muy usado = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], high-use, well-used [well used], well-worn, well-worn, heavily used, much-used.
    * muy útil = highly valuable.
    * muy valioso = highly valuable, highly prized.
    * muy valorado = highly valued, highly appreciated.
    * muy venerado = long-revered.
    * muy venerado desde hace tiempo = long-revered.
    * muy vigilado = heavily guarded.
    * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm.
    * no estar muy lejos de = be just one step away from.
    * nombre muy conocido = household name, household word.
    * no muy bien informado = not-too-well-informed.
    * no muy despierto = slow.
    * no muy lejos = within easy travelling distance, not far behind, not far off, not far away, not far, not too far.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * poner un precio a Algo muy alto = overprice.
    * por muy + Adjetivo + be = Adjetivo + though + Nombre + be.
    * por muy difícil que parezca = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * por muy extraño que parezca = strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * por muy increíble que parezca = incredible though it may seem, incredibly, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy mentira que parezca = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, strangely enough, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * por muy raro que parezca = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * puede muy bien ser = could well be.
    * puede muy bien ser que = it may well be that.
    * regla muy precisa = finely graduated scale.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * sangre muy diluida = thin blood.
    * sentido muy desarrollado de su propio territorio = territoriality.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
    * ser algo muy obvio = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy poco frecuente = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy raro = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy revelador = be a giveaway.
    * ser muy aconsejable que = be well advised to.
    * ser muy amigo de = be pally with.
    * ser muy antiguo = go back + a long way.
    * ser muy buena señal = bode + well.
    * ser muy conocido por = be well known for.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser muy difícil, no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * ser muy escaso = be at a premium.
    * ser muy gracioso = be a right laugh.
    * ser muy melindroso = be picky.
    * ser muy necesario = be long overdue.
    * ser muy particular = be picky.
    * ser muy poco probable = be remote.
    * ser muy popular = have + mass appeal.
    * ser muy probable = chances + be.
    * ser muy prometedor = promise + great possibilities, bode + well.
    * ser muy provechoso = pay off + handsomely.
    * ser muy quisquilloso = be picky.
    * ser muy rápido = be quick off + Posesivo + feet.
    * ser muy revelador = speak + volumes, be an eye-opener.
    * ser muy superior a los demás = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy superior a los otros = be way above all the others.
    * ser muy usado = be heavily used.
    * servir muy bien = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * tejido muy delicado = gossamer.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tenerse muy en cuenta por = carry + weight with.
    * tener un día muy largo = have + a long day.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * venir muy bien = fit + the bill.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * vigilar Algo muy de cerca = keep + a watchful eye.

    * * *
    1 very
    muy poca gente very few people
    soy muy consciente de mis limitaciones I'm very o acutely aware of my limitations
    es muy trabajador he's a very hard worker, he works very hard
    son muy amigos they're great friends
    está muy bien escrito it's extremely o very well written
    su carne es muy apreciada its meat is highly prized
    muy admirado much admired
    muy respetado highly respected
    muy bien, sigamos adelante OK o fine, let's go on
    muy bien, si eso es lo que tú quieres very well, if that's what you want
    estoy muy, pero muy disgustado I'm very, very upset
    es un gesto muy suyo it's a typical gesture of his
    ella es muy de criticar a los demás she's very fond of criticizing others
    por muy cansado que estés however o no matter how tired you are
    ¿sabes lo que hizo el muy sinvergüenza? do you know what he did, the swine?
    te ha quedado muy dulce it's rather o too sweet
    no me gusta sentarme muy adelante I don't like sitting too near the front/too far forward
    * * *

     

    muy adverbio
    a) very;


    son muy amigos they're great friends;
    muy admirado much admired;
    muy respetado highly respected;
    muy bien, sigamos adelante OK o fine, let's go on;
    por muy cansado que estés however o no matter how tired you are
    b) ( demasiado) too;

    quedó muy dulce it's rather o too sweet

    muy adverbio
    1 (modificando a un adjetivo o adverbio) very: muy pronto llegará, he will arrive very soon
    muy tierno, very tender
    2 (modificando al sustantivo) es muy española, she's a real Spaniard
    3 (demasiado) está muy caliente, it's too hot
    ' muy' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abertura
    - abisal
    - abominable
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - acalorada
    - acalorado
    - acaramelada
    - acaramelado
    - accidentada
    - accidentado
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - achacosa
    - achacoso
    - ácida
    - ácido
    - acto
    - actual
    - aferrada
    - aferrado
    - agitada
    - agitado
    - agradecida
    - agradecido
    - ahora
    - alentador
    - alentadora
    - amena
    - ameno
    - amiga
    - amigo
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - antojadiza
    - antojadizo
    - aparte
    - aperreada
    - aperreado
    - apretada
    - apretado
    - apurada
    - apurado
    - arraigada
    - arraigado
    - auspicio
    - avenida
    - avenido
    - baja
    - bajo
    English:
    abandon
    - abject
    - abominable
    - abrupt
    - abysmal
    - actual
    - afield
    - Afro
    - aggressive
    - agony
    - also
    - ambience
    - appealing
    - appreciative
    - arch
    - archaic
    - argument
    - article
    - articulate
    - aware
    - baby
    - bad
    - badly
    - baking
    - be
    - bear
    - beating
    - become
    - behind
    - big
    - blare
    - boiling
    - bolt
    - bookmobile
    - boom
    - boy
    - brilliant
    - burn
    - burning
    - businesslike
    - bustle
    - candid
    - capable
    - celebrity
    - chance
    - charmer
    - chart
    - chirpy
    - civil
    - clever
    * * *
    muy adv
    1. [en alto grado] very;
    muy bueno/cerca very good/near;
    estoy muy cansado I'm very tired;
    es muy hombre he's very manly, he's a real man;
    muy de mañana very early in the morning;
    ¡muy bien! [vale] OK!, all right!;
    [qué bien] very good!, well done!;
    eso es muy de ella that's just like her;
    eso es muy de los americanos that's typically American;
    ¡el muy fresco! the cheeky devil!;
    ¡la muy tonta! the silly idiot!;
    me gusta muy mucho I really, really like it;
    te cuidarás muy mucho de hacerlo just make absolutely sure you don't do it
    2. [demasiado] too;
    no cabe ahí, es muy grande it won't fit in there, it's too big;
    ahora ya es muy tarde it's too late now
    * * *
    adv
    1 very;
    muy valorado highly valued;
    Muy Señor mío Dear Sir
    2 ( demasiado) too
    * * *
    muy adv
    1) : very, quite
    es muy inteligente: she's very intelligent
    muy bien: very well, fine
    eso es muy americano: that's typically American
    2) : too
    es muy grande para él: it's too big for him
    * * *
    muy adv very
    muy bien (de acuerdo) OK / fine (para felicitar) very good / well done
    por muy... que however...

    Spanish-English dictionary > muy

  • 4 ofrecer una visión de conjunto

    (v.) = provide + a picture, provide + overview
    Ex. Quantitative data from library systems provides a different, probably more accurate, picture of the nature and extent of public library use.
    Ex. Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.
    * * *
    (v.) = provide + a picture, provide + overview

    Ex: Quantitative data from library systems provides a different, probably more accurate, picture of the nature and extent of public library use.

    Ex: Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ofrecer una visión de conjunto

  • 5 posibilidad

    f.
    possibility, chance.
    cabe la posibilidad de que… there is a chance that…
    posibilidades económicas financial means o resources
    * * *
    1 possibility
    ¿hay alguna posibilidad de que salga elegida? is there any chance of her being elected?
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=oportunidad) chance, possibility

    no existe posibilidad de que vengathere's no chance o possibility that he'll come

    no tenemos ninguna posibilidad — we don't have the slightest chance, we don't stand a chance

    ¿tienes posibilidad de aprobar el examen? — do you have any chance of passing the exam?

    2) (=alternativa) possibility

    hay dos posibilidades: operación o radioterapia — there are two alternatives o possibilities: an operation or radiotherapy

    3) pl posibilidades (=recursos) means
    * * *
    1) ( circunstancia) possibility

    posibilidad DE + INF — chance of -ing

    ¿qué posibilidad(es) tiene de ganar? — what chance does she have o what are her chances of winning?

    2) posibilidades femenino plural ( medios económicos) means (pl)

    vivir más allá/dentro de or por encima de las posibilidades de uno — to live beyond/within one's means

    la casa está por encima de mis posibilidades — the house is out of my price range, I can't afford the house

    * * *
    = ability, avenue, chance, eventuality, facility, feasibility, possibility, probability, prospect, scope, potentiality, maybe, eligibility, sporting chance.
    Ex. The ability to search on word stems is particularly valuable where the text to be searched is in free-language format.
    Ex. In the attempt to match the above criteria, there are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex. In some authority files (titles, ISBN/ISSN, national bibliographic record numbers), no search of the file is made because there is little chance of finding the new entry in the file.
    Ex. It was not our intention, not indeed is it feasible, to cover every eventuality that will be encountered in producing A/Z index entries.
    Ex. Apart from this additional facility Double-KWIC indexes have most of the facilities, features and drawbacks of KWIC and KWOC indexes.
    Ex. However, even with selective indexing in combination, the limit of feasibility is usually reckoned to be compound subjects consisting of five terms.
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. Our system should be one which reduces the probability of error as far a possible.
    Ex. At the time OCLC started, there was no prospect for a national authority file.
    Ex. They permit much more scope for flexible synthesis than can be achieved with DC or LCC.
    Ex. The combination of optical projection and photographic reduction is already producing some results in microfilm for scholarly purposes, and the potentialities are highly suggestive.
    Ex. Instead of ranking the documents retrieved in probable order of relevance, the conventional search sorts the relevant sheep from the irrelevant goats and ignores the fact that there are a lot of ' maybe's' involved.
    Ex. The advantages of a foundation include tax-deductible donations, increased eligibility for grants, and the involvement of affluent and influential local figures as advocates for the public library service.
    Ex. The bear was shot in his cage and was never given a sporting chance to fight for his life.
    ----
    * abanico de posibilidades = kaleidoscope, kaleidoscope of possibilities.
    * abarcar todas las posibilidades = run + the gamut.
    * abrir nuevas posibilidades = open up + new territory, open up + possibilities, open + possibilities.
    * abrirse a posibilidades = be open to possibilities.
    * alcanzar el límite de + Posesivo + posibilidades = reach + the limits of + Posesivo + potential.
    * analizar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * analizar las posibilidades de = look at + the prospects for.
    * analizar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * ante la posibilidad de = at the prospect of.
    * anular las posibilidades = close off + possibilities.
    * anular una posibilidad = block off + alley.
    * aprovechar al máximo las posibilidades = realise + the potential.
    * aprovechar las posibilidades de Algo = achieve + Posesivo + full potential, develop + potential, develop + Nombre + to its full potential.
    * aprovechar las posibilidades que nos ofrece = harness + the power of.
    * aprovechar + Posesivo + posibilidades = achieve + Posesivo + potential.
    * aumentar las posibilidades = increase + the odds.
    * barajar la posibilidad = entertain + the possibility.
    * como otra posibilidad = as an alternative.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * considerar la posibilidad = entertain + the possibility.
    * considerar las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * contemplar la posibilidad = toy with, toy with + idea of, entertain + the possibility.
    * contemplar la posibilidad de suicidarse = contemplate + suicide.
    * contemplar posibilidades = envision + possibilities.
    * crear posibilidades = open + window, create + possibilities.
    * dar una posibilidad = afford + opportunity.
    * dejar abierta la posibilidad de que = leave + open the possibility that.
    * dentro de las posibilidades económicas de = within the price range of.
    * dentro de + Posesivo + posibilidades = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * desarrollar las posibilidades = live up to + Posesivo + potential.
    * disminuir la posibilidad = lessen + possibility.
    * estar a la altura de las posibilidades = live up to + Posesivo + potential.
    * estar dentro de las posibilidades de uno = lie within + Posesivo + power.
    * estar fuera de las posibilidades de Alguien = be out of + Posesivo + league.
    * estudiar la posibilidad = explore + the possibility.
    * estudiar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * examinar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * existir la posibilidad de = there + be + scope for.
    * existir la posibilidad de que = there + be + room for.
    * fuera del alcance de las posibilidades de Alguien = beyond + Posesivo + powers.
    * hacer realidad las posibilidades de Algo = unleash + Posesivo + potential.
    * hasta el límite de las posibilidades de Algo/Alguien = to + Posesivo + full potential.
    * hasta el máximo de las posibilidades de Algo = to + Posesivo + full potential.
    * incluir todas las posibilidades = run + the gamut.
    * ir más allá de las posibilidades de Alguien = be beyond + Posesivo + capabilities.
    * las posibilidades son infinitas = the possibilities are endless.
    * mostrar posibilidades = show + potential.
    * 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 tener posibilidades = be dead meat.
    * ofrecer la posibilidad = afford + possibility, provide + facility.
    * ofrecer la posibilidad de = have + the potential (to/for), offer + the facility.
    * ofrecer la posibilidad de que = usher in + the day when.
    * ofrecer posibilidades = have + potential, offer + options, offer + possibilities, hold + potential, present + possibilities, open (up) + avenues.
    * ofrecer una posibilidad = afford + opportunity.
    * otra posibilidad = as an alternative.
    * otra posibilidad es = for what it's worth [FWIW].
    * otra posibilidad es que = alternatively.
    * otra posibilidad + ser = another possibility + be.
    * perjudicar las posibilidades de = prejudice + chances of.
    * permitir la posibilidad = afford + possibility, allow for.
    * plantear la posibilidad = raise + possibility.
    * plantear la posibilidad de = discuss + the possibility of.
    * plantear una posibilidad = pose + possibility.
    * por debajo de las posibilidades (de una persona) = below + Posesivo + capabilities.
    * por la posibilidad de = at the prospect of.
    * posibilidad de = facility for.
    * posibilidad de conseguir Algo = attainability.
    * posibilidad de desarrollo = potential for development.
    * posibilidad de descascararse = flakiness.
    * posibilidad de descascarillarse = flakiness.
    * posibilidad de descubrir = discoverability.
    * posibilidad de expandir = expandability.
    * posibilidad de insertar hiperenlaces = linkability.
    * posibilidad de localizar = traceability.
    * posibilidad de pelarse = flakiness.
    * posibilidad de realización = potential for fulfilment.
    * posibilidad de reubicación = relocatability.
    * posibilidad de ser alcanzable = achievability.
    * posibilidad de ser comparado = comparability.
    * posibilidad de ser localizado = traceability.
    * posibilidad de ser realizable = satisfiability.
    * posibilidad de ser solucionado = satisfiability.
    * posibilidad de ser usado de nuevo = reusability [re-usability].
    * posibilidad de toma de decisiones = decidability.
    * posibilidades = capabilities, catalogue [catalog, -USA], potential, full potential.
    * posibilidades de acceso = access capabilities.
    * posibilidades de búsqueda = searching capabilities, searchability, retrieval facilities, search facilities.
    * posibilidades de futuro = future possibilities.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * presentar posibilidades = present + possibilities, open (up) + avenues.
    * reducir la posibilidad = minimise + possibility.
    * reducir las posibilidades de = narrow + the vision of.
    * sobrepasar las posibilidades de Alguien = be beyond + Posesivo + capabilities.
    * sobrepesar las diferentes posibilidades = ponder + the various possibilities.
    * sugerir una posibilidad = float + possibility.
    * tener alguna posibilidad = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna posibilidad de triunfar = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener en cuenta las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener la posibilidad de = have + chance.
    * tener pocas posibilidades de = have + little recourse.
    * tener posibilidades = stand + chance, be in with a chance.
    * tener presente las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener todas las posibilidades de = have + every possibility of.
    * tratar la posibilidad de = discuss + the possibility of.
    * una gama de posibilidades = a palette of possibilities.
    * una posibilidad muy remota = a long shot.
    * ver la posibilidad = see + the possibility.
    * * *
    1) ( circunstancia) possibility

    posibilidad DE + INF — chance of -ing

    ¿qué posibilidad(es) tiene de ganar? — what chance does she have o what are her chances of winning?

    2) posibilidades femenino plural ( medios económicos) means (pl)

    vivir más allá/dentro de or por encima de las posibilidades de uno — to live beyond/within one's means

    la casa está por encima de mis posibilidades — the house is out of my price range, I can't afford the house

    * * *
    = ability, avenue, chance, eventuality, facility, feasibility, possibility, probability, prospect, scope, potentiality, maybe, eligibility, sporting chance.

    Ex: The ability to search on word stems is particularly valuable where the text to be searched is in free-language format.

    Ex: In the attempt to match the above criteria, there are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex: In some authority files (titles, ISBN/ISSN, national bibliographic record numbers), no search of the file is made because there is little chance of finding the new entry in the file.
    Ex: It was not our intention, not indeed is it feasible, to cover every eventuality that will be encountered in producing A/Z index entries.
    Ex: Apart from this additional facility Double-KWIC indexes have most of the facilities, features and drawbacks of KWIC and KWOC indexes.
    Ex: However, even with selective indexing in combination, the limit of feasibility is usually reckoned to be compound subjects consisting of five terms.
    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex: Our system should be one which reduces the probability of error as far a possible.
    Ex: At the time OCLC started, there was no prospect for a national authority file.
    Ex: They permit much more scope for flexible synthesis than can be achieved with DC or LCC.
    Ex: The combination of optical projection and photographic reduction is already producing some results in microfilm for scholarly purposes, and the potentialities are highly suggestive.
    Ex: Instead of ranking the documents retrieved in probable order of relevance, the conventional search sorts the relevant sheep from the irrelevant goats and ignores the fact that there are a lot of ' maybe's' involved.
    Ex: The advantages of a foundation include tax-deductible donations, increased eligibility for grants, and the involvement of affluent and influential local figures as advocates for the public library service.
    Ex: The bear was shot in his cage and was never given a sporting chance to fight for his life.
    * abanico de posibilidades = kaleidoscope, kaleidoscope of possibilities.
    * abarcar todas las posibilidades = run + the gamut.
    * abrir nuevas posibilidades = open up + new territory, open up + possibilities, open + possibilities.
    * abrirse a posibilidades = be open to possibilities.
    * alcanzar el límite de + Posesivo + posibilidades = reach + the limits of + Posesivo + potential.
    * analizar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * analizar las posibilidades de = look at + the prospects for.
    * analizar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * ante la posibilidad de = at the prospect of.
    * anular las posibilidades = close off + possibilities.
    * anular una posibilidad = block off + alley.
    * aprovechar al máximo las posibilidades = realise + the potential.
    * aprovechar las posibilidades de Algo = achieve + Posesivo + full potential, develop + potential, develop + Nombre + to its full potential.
    * aprovechar las posibilidades que nos ofrece = harness + the power of.
    * aprovechar + Posesivo + posibilidades = achieve + Posesivo + potential.
    * aumentar las posibilidades = increase + the odds.
    * barajar la posibilidad = entertain + the possibility.
    * como otra posibilidad = as an alternative.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * considerar la posibilidad = entertain + the possibility.
    * considerar las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * contemplar la posibilidad = toy with, toy with + idea of, entertain + the possibility.
    * contemplar la posibilidad de suicidarse = contemplate + suicide.
    * contemplar posibilidades = envision + possibilities.
    * crear posibilidades = open + window, create + possibilities.
    * dar una posibilidad = afford + opportunity.
    * dejar abierta la posibilidad de que = leave + open the possibility that.
    * dentro de las posibilidades económicas de = within the price range of.
    * dentro de + Posesivo + posibilidades = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * desarrollar las posibilidades = live up to + Posesivo + potential.
    * disminuir la posibilidad = lessen + possibility.
    * estar a la altura de las posibilidades = live up to + Posesivo + potential.
    * estar dentro de las posibilidades de uno = lie within + Posesivo + power.
    * estar fuera de las posibilidades de Alguien = be out of + Posesivo + league.
    * estudiar la posibilidad = explore + the possibility.
    * estudiar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * examinar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * existir la posibilidad de = there + be + scope for.
    * existir la posibilidad de que = there + be + room for.
    * fuera del alcance de las posibilidades de Alguien = beyond + Posesivo + powers.
    * hacer realidad las posibilidades de Algo = unleash + Posesivo + potential.
    * hasta el límite de las posibilidades de Algo/Alguien = to + Posesivo + full potential.
    * hasta el máximo de las posibilidades de Algo = to + Posesivo + full potential.
    * incluir todas las posibilidades = run + the gamut.
    * ir más allá de las posibilidades de Alguien = be beyond + Posesivo + capabilities.
    * las posibilidades son infinitas = the possibilities are endless.
    * mostrar posibilidades = show + potential.
    * 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 tener posibilidades = be dead meat.
    * ofrecer la posibilidad = afford + possibility, provide + facility.
    * ofrecer la posibilidad de = have + the potential (to/for), offer + the facility.
    * ofrecer la posibilidad de que = usher in + the day when.
    * ofrecer posibilidades = have + potential, offer + options, offer + possibilities, hold + potential, present + possibilities, open (up) + avenues.
    * ofrecer una posibilidad = afford + opportunity.
    * otra posibilidad = as an alternative.
    * otra posibilidad es = for what it's worth [FWIW].
    * otra posibilidad es que = alternatively.
    * otra posibilidad + ser = another possibility + be.
    * perjudicar las posibilidades de = prejudice + chances of.
    * permitir la posibilidad = afford + possibility, allow for.
    * plantear la posibilidad = raise + possibility.
    * plantear la posibilidad de = discuss + the possibility of.
    * plantear una posibilidad = pose + possibility.
    * por debajo de las posibilidades (de una persona) = below + Posesivo + capabilities.
    * por la posibilidad de = at the prospect of.
    * posibilidad de = facility for.
    * posibilidad de conseguir Algo = attainability.
    * posibilidad de desarrollo = potential for development.
    * posibilidad de descascararse = flakiness.
    * posibilidad de descascarillarse = flakiness.
    * posibilidad de descubrir = discoverability.
    * posibilidad de expandir = expandability.
    * posibilidad de insertar hiperenlaces = linkability.
    * posibilidad de localizar = traceability.
    * posibilidad de pelarse = flakiness.
    * posibilidad de realización = potential for fulfilment.
    * posibilidad de reubicación = relocatability.
    * posibilidad de ser alcanzable = achievability.
    * posibilidad de ser comparado = comparability.
    * posibilidad de ser localizado = traceability.
    * posibilidad de ser realizable = satisfiability.
    * posibilidad de ser solucionado = satisfiability.
    * posibilidad de ser usado de nuevo = reusability [re-usability].
    * posibilidad de toma de decisiones = decidability.
    * posibilidades = capabilities, catalogue [catalog, -USA], potential, full potential.
    * posibilidades de acceso = access capabilities.
    * posibilidades de búsqueda = searching capabilities, searchability, retrieval facilities, search facilities.
    * posibilidades de futuro = future possibilities.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * presentar posibilidades = present + possibilities, open (up) + avenues.
    * reducir la posibilidad = minimise + possibility.
    * reducir las posibilidades de = narrow + the vision of.
    * sobrepasar las posibilidades de Alguien = be beyond + Posesivo + capabilities.
    * sobrepesar las diferentes posibilidades = ponder + the various possibilities.
    * sugerir una posibilidad = float + possibility.
    * tener alguna posibilidad = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna posibilidad de triunfar = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener en cuenta las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener la posibilidad de = have + chance.
    * tener pocas posibilidades de = have + little recourse.
    * tener posibilidades = stand + chance, be in with a chance.
    * tener presente las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener todas las posibilidades de = have + every possibility of.
    * tratar la posibilidad de = discuss + the possibility of.
    * una gama de posibilidades = a palette of possibilities.
    * una posibilidad muy remota = a long shot.
    * ver la posibilidad = see + the possibility.

    * * *
    A (circunstancia) possibility
    no se ha descartado esa posibilidad we haven't ruled out that possibility
    hay que estudiar todas las posibilidades we have to explore all the possibilities o options
    hemos previsto todas las posibilidades we have anticipated every eventuality ( frml)
    posibilidad DE + INF chance OF -ING
    ¿qué posibilidad(es) tiene de ganar? what chance does she have o what are her chances of winning?
    tiene muchas posibilidades de salir elegido he has a good chance of being elected
    hay pocas posibilidades de encontrarlo con vida there is little chance of finding him alive
    posibilidad DE QUE + SUBJ:
    esto aumenta las posibilidades de que gane this makes it more likely that he will win, this shortens the odds on him winning
    existe la posibilidad de que estés equivocado you might just be wrong, it's just possible that you're wrong
    gente que vive dentro de/más allá or por encima de sus posibilidades people who live within/beyond their means
    eso está por encima de mis posibilidades that's out of my price range, I can't afford that
    * * *

     

    posibilidad sustantivo femenino
    1 ( circunstancia) possibility;

    tiene muchas posibilidades de salir elegido he has a good chance of being elected;
    existe la posibilidad de que estés equivocado you might just be wrong
    2
    posibilidades sustantivo femenino plural



    la casa está por encima de mis posibilidades I can't afford the house


    posibilidad
    I sustantivo femenino possibility
    II mpl (recursos, medios) means: pasar las Navidades en París no está dentro mis posibilidades, I can't afford to spend Christmas in Paris
    ' posibilidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    contemplar
    - entrever
    - explorar
    - O
    - ofrecer
    - poder
    - remota
    - remoto
    - resquicio
    - caber
    - considerar
    - excluir
    - igual
    - oportunidad
    - paso
    - perspectiva
    - plantear
    - ventilación
    English:
    another
    - avenue
    - can
    - cat
    - chance
    - consider
    - danger
    - daunt
    - hopeful
    - may
    - option
    - outside
    - physical
    - ponder
    - possibility
    - prospect
    - question
    - remote
    - scenario
    - shot
    - slender
    - slim
    - would
    - write off
    - any
    - bargain
    - definite
    - further
    - likelihood
    - might
    - open
    * * *
    1. [circunstancia] possibility, chance;
    no descartamos ninguna posibilidad we are not ruling anything out;
    cabe la posibilidad de que… there is a chance o possibility that…;
    tienes muchas posibilidades de que te admitan you have a good chance of being accepted;
    no hay ninguna posibilidad de que aprueben la propuesta there is no chance that they will approve the proposal
    2. [opción] possibility;
    tienes tres posibilidades, ¿cuál eliges? you've got three options, which will you choose?;
    una posibilidad sería que fuéramos en avión one possibility would be for us to go by plane
    3.
    posibilidades (económicas) [medios] financial means o resources;
    comprar una casa no entra dentro de nuestras posibilidades we don't have the means o we can't afford to buy a house
    * * *
    f possibility;
    vivir por encima de sus posibilidades live beyond one’s means
    * * *
    1) : possibility
    : means, income
    * * *
    posibilidad n possibility [pl. possibilities]

    Spanish-English dictionary > posibilidad

  • 6 posibilidades muy variadas

    Ex. Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.
    * * *

    Ex: Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.

    Spanish-English dictionary > posibilidades muy variadas

  • 7 repasar

    v.
    1 to go over, to check.
    hay que repasar las cuentas para detectar el error we'll have to go through all the accounts to find the mistake
    hoy repasaremos la segunda lección we'll go over lesson two again today
    2 to revise.
    3 to darn, to mend.
    4 to read over, to review, to brush up, to look over.
    Tito reseña el libro Tito reviews the book.
    * * *
    1 (volver a pasar por un lugar) to pass by, pass through again
    2 (volver a examinar) to revise, go over
    3 (máquina etc) to check, overhaul
    4 COSTURA to mend
    5 familiar (mirar) to look over
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ cuenta] to check; [+ texto, lección] to revise; [+ apuntes] to go over (again); [+ publicación etc] to put the finishing touches to, polish up
    2) (Mec) (=arreglar) to check, overhaul
    3)

    repasar la plancha por una prenda — to iron a garment again, give a garment another iron

    4) (Cos) (=coser) to sew, sew up
    5) Cono Sur [+ platos] to wipe; [+ mueble] to dust, polish; [+ ropa] to brush, brush down
    6) [+ lugar] to pass again, pass by again
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <lección/tema> to review (AmE), to revise (BrE); <lista/cuenta> to go over, check
    2) < ropa> ( con plancha) to iron; < costura> to reinforce; < botones> to sew... on more firmly
    3) (AmL) <adornos/muebles> to dust
    2.
    repasar vi to review (AmE), to revise (BrE)
    * * *
    = give + overview, go over, rehearse, survey, provide + overview, overview, buff up on, brush up on.
    Ex. This article gives an overview of available automated systems used for indexing in newspaper libraries.
    Ex. The person assigned as coach goes over the work of the new abstractor, makes editorial changes, and discusses these changes with the new man.
    Ex. However, it seems worth rehearsing some of the arguments again here in this particular context and identifying specifically how these problems are negotiated in a data base using natural language indexing.
    Ex. Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
    Ex. Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.
    Ex. The book 'Legging it' overviews trends in male and female dress from the Middle Ages to the present, concentrating on leg coverings: breeches, trousers, stockings'.
    Ex. The author also displays a need to buff up on her mastery of today's street slang.
    Ex. The course targets people who would like to either like to brush up on their French or even learn French from scratch.
    ----
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * repasar la memoria = comb + Posesivo + memory.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <lección/tema> to review (AmE), to revise (BrE); <lista/cuenta> to go over, check
    2) < ropa> ( con plancha) to iron; < costura> to reinforce; < botones> to sew... on more firmly
    3) (AmL) <adornos/muebles> to dust
    2.
    repasar vi to review (AmE), to revise (BrE)
    * * *
    = give + overview, go over, rehearse, survey, provide + overview, overview, buff up on, brush up on.

    Ex: This article gives an overview of available automated systems used for indexing in newspaper libraries.

    Ex: The person assigned as coach goes over the work of the new abstractor, makes editorial changes, and discusses these changes with the new man.
    Ex: However, it seems worth rehearsing some of the arguments again here in this particular context and identifying specifically how these problems are negotiated in a data base using natural language indexing.
    Ex: Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
    Ex: Chapter 1 provides an overview of today's reference services, suggesting the rich possibilities for applying basic professional skills.
    Ex: The book 'Legging it' overviews trends in male and female dress from the Middle Ages to the present, concentrating on leg coverings: breeches, trousers, stockings'.
    Ex: The author also displays a need to buff up on her mastery of today's street slang.
    Ex: The course targets people who would like to either like to brush up on their French or even learn French from scratch.
    * repasar Algo muy detenidamente = go over + Nombre + with a fine toothcomb.
    * repasar la memoria = comb + Posesivo + memory.

    * * *
    repasar [A1 ]
    vt
    A ‹lección/tema› to review ( AmE), to revise ( BrE); ‹lista/cuenta› to go over, check
    lo repasó antes de entregarlo she went over it o checked over it o read it through before handing it in
    necesitaré diez minutos para repasar el discurso I'll need ten minutes to look o go over the speech
    estábamos repasando las fotos we were looking through the photos
    B
    1 ‹ropa› (con la plancha) to iron
    2 ‹costura› to reinforce, go over … again; ‹botones› to sew … on more firmly
    C ( AmL) ‹adornos/muebles› to dust
    ■ repasar
    vi
    to review ( AmE), to revise ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    repasar ( conjugate repasar) verbo transitivolección/tema to review (AmE), to revise (BrE);
    lista/cuenta/carta to go over, check
    verbo intransitivo
    to review (AmE), to revise (BrE)
    repasar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (un trabajo) to check, go over
    2 (volver a estudiar la lección) to revise, US to review
    (volver a explicar) repasaré el tema para que no queden dudas, I'll explain the topic again to sort out any queries
    3 Cost to mend
    II verbo intransitivo to revise
    ' repasar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    restregar
    English:
    brush up
    - go over
    - lesson
    - read over
    - read through
    - review
    - revise
    - rework
    - run over
    - run through
    - go
    - run
    * * *
    1. [revisar] to go over, to check;
    hay que repasar las cuentas para detectar el error we'll have to go through all the accounts to find the mistake;
    hoy repasaremos la segunda lección we'll go over lesson two again today
    2. [estudiar] Br to revise, US to review
    3. [zurcir] to darn, to mend
    * * *
    v/t
    1 trabajo go over again; EDU revise
    2 TÉC motor service
    * * *
    1) : to pass by again
    2) : to review, to go over
    3) : to mend
    * * *
    1. (en general) to go over
    cuando haya pintado las paredes, repasaré el techo when I've painted the walls, I'll go over the ceiling
    2. (volver a mirar) to check
    3. (para un examen) to revise

    Spanish-English dictionary > repasar

  • 8 variado

    adj.
    varied, mixed, assorted, diverse.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: variar.
    * * *
    1→ link=variar variar
    1 varied, mixed
    2 (galletas, helados) assorted
    * * *
    (f. - variada)
    adj.
    diverse, mixed, varied
    * * *
    ADJ (gen) varied; (=diverso) mixed; (=surtido) assorted; [superficie, color] variegated
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <programa/vida/trabajo> varied
    b) ( diverso)

    aperitivos/postres variados — choice of aperitifs/desserts

    * * *
    = assorted, comprehensive, multifarious, varied, broadly based, kaleidoscopic, multifaceted [multi-faceted], wide-ranging [wide ranging], far-ranging, diversified, many-faceted, multidimensional [multi-dimensional].
    Ex. Also available are other assorted data bases, including ACCOUNTANTS (index), SPORT (printed equivalent is Sport and Recreation Index), and WPI (World Patents Index covering the patent specifications issued by patent offices in major industrial nations).
    Ex. One of the factors to consider in the selection of a data base is whether the data base is comprehensive or not.
    Ex. In the case of the book, it is the interplay of such multifarious trends that will determine its destiny.
    Ex. In contrast, the choice of a subject heading or notation presents many varied problems of interpretation.
    Ex. Library schools are offering broadly based courses with increasing emphasis on technology and information systems, but practising librarians still need the traditional skills.
    Ex. Recruitment of children's librarians is a kaleidoscopic issue involving multifaceted attempts to address a broad spectrum of problems.
    Ex. Recruitment of children's librarians is a kaleidoscopic issue involving multifaceted attempts to address a broad spectrum of problems.
    Ex. The contents of this handbook are comprehensive and wide-ranging.
    Ex. Florida's libraries provide substantial, far-ranging, and varied economic benefits.
    Ex. This is the way ahead for public services, based as they are on both social equity and diversified need.
    Ex. The solutions to educational problems will be necessarily complex and many-faceted.
    Ex. The attraction of such displays is that the multidimensional relationships between subjects may be shown since any one subject can be displayed in juxtaposition with several others.
    ----
    * en variadas ocasiones = on several occasions.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * una variada gama de = a whole gamut of.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <programa/vida/trabajo> varied
    b) ( diverso)

    aperitivos/postres variados — choice of aperitifs/desserts

    * * *
    = assorted, comprehensive, multifarious, varied, broadly based, kaleidoscopic, multifaceted [multi-faceted], wide-ranging [wide ranging], far-ranging, diversified, many-faceted, multidimensional [multi-dimensional].

    Ex: Also available are other assorted data bases, including ACCOUNTANTS (index), SPORT (printed equivalent is Sport and Recreation Index), and WPI (World Patents Index covering the patent specifications issued by patent offices in major industrial nations).

    Ex: One of the factors to consider in the selection of a data base is whether the data base is comprehensive or not.
    Ex: In the case of the book, it is the interplay of such multifarious trends that will determine its destiny.
    Ex: In contrast, the choice of a subject heading or notation presents many varied problems of interpretation.
    Ex: Library schools are offering broadly based courses with increasing emphasis on technology and information systems, but practising librarians still need the traditional skills.
    Ex: Recruitment of children's librarians is a kaleidoscopic issue involving multifaceted attempts to address a broad spectrum of problems.
    Ex: Recruitment of children's librarians is a kaleidoscopic issue involving multifaceted attempts to address a broad spectrum of problems.
    Ex: The contents of this handbook are comprehensive and wide-ranging.
    Ex: Florida's libraries provide substantial, far-ranging, and varied economic benefits.
    Ex: This is the way ahead for public services, based as they are on both social equity and diversified need.
    Ex: The solutions to educational problems will be necessarily complex and many-faceted.
    Ex: The attraction of such displays is that the multidimensional relationships between subjects may be shown since any one subject can be displayed in juxtaposition with several others.
    * en variadas ocasiones = on several occasions.
    * posibilidades muy variadas = rich possibilities.
    * una variada gama de = a whole gamut of.

    * * *
    variado -da
    1 ‹programa/repertorio› varied; ‹vida/trabajo› varied
    2
    (diverso): ropa de colores variados clothes in a variety of o in various colors
    [ S ] aperitivos/postres variados choice of aperitifs/desserts
    hubo reacciones variadas ante el atentado reactions to the attack were varied, there were diverse o varying reactions to the attack
    * * *

     

    Del verbo variar: ( conjugate variar)

    variado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    variado    
    variar
    variado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a)programa/vida/trabajo varied

    b) ( diverso):


    variar ( conjugate variar) verbo intransitivo [precio/temperatura] to vary;
    las temperaturas varían entre 20°C y 25°C temperatures range o vary between 20°C and 25°C;

    para variado (iró) (just) for a change (iro)
    verbo transitivo
    1 ( hacer variado) ‹ menú to vary;
    producción to vary, diversify
    2 ( cambiar) ‹decoración/rumbo to change, alter
    variado,-a adj (que tiene variedad) varied
    (surtido) assorted
    variar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo to vary, change
    para variar, just for a change
    irón llegará tarde, para variar, he'll be late, as usual
    podríamos ver una película, para variar, we could see a movie, just for a change
    ' variado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amplia
    - amplio
    - diversa
    - diverso
    - surtida
    - surtido
    - variada
    - variar
    - vario
    English:
    assorted
    - misc.
    - miscellaneous
    - mixed
    - motley
    - varied
    - Catholic
    - wide
    * * *
    variado, -a adj
    1. [diverso] varied;
    fue un día muy variado it was a very varied day
    2. [galletas, bombones] assorted
    * * *
    adj varied
    * * *
    variado, -da adj
    : varied, diverse
    * * *
    variado adj varied

    Spanish-English dictionary > variado

  • 9 síndrome de Hamman-Rich

    Diccionario médico español-ruso > síndrome de Hamman-Rich

  • 10 gama

    f.
    1 range (conjunto).
    2 female deer, doe.
    3 gamma.
    * * *
    1 MÚSICA scale
    2 (gradación, variedad) range
    ————————
    1 ZOOLOGÍA doe
    * * *
    noun f.
    range, spectrum
    * * *
    I
    SF
    1) (=serie) range

    alto de gama, de gama alta — top of the range

    bajo de gama, de gama baja — bottom of the range

    2) (Mús) scale
    II
    SF (=letra) gamma
    III
    SF (Zool) doe ( of fallow deer)
    * * *
    a) (de colores, productos) range
    b) ( de notas musicales) scale
    * * *
    = catalogue [catalog, -USA], mix, spectrum [spectra, -pl.], gamut, line-up, range.
    Ex. The arrival of the school doctor or dentist or of well-knwon personalities visiting the school - the catalogue is again endless.
    Ex. There are important employment opportunities available to people equipped with the right mix of skills and experience.
    Ex. As one respondent from this end of the information spectrum put it, 'Context is all in the information world'.
    Ex. This gamut of information presents the indexer and user with problems in choosing access points for conference proceedings.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex. It is unavoidable in such cases that provision will be less adequate in range, balance, colleciton size or physical quality for a language in which little is published.
    ----
    * cubrir toda la gama = run + the gamut.
    * de la gama alta = high-end.
    * de la gama baja = low-end.
    * de la gama inferior = low-end.
    * gama de colores = colour space, palette, palette of colours.
    * gama de productos = product mix, product range.
    * una amplia gama de = a wide band of, a wide variety of, a wide range of, a broad variety of, a broad range of.
    * una gama de = a suite of, a palette of.
    * una gama de posibilidades = a palette of possibilities.
    * una gama muy variada de = a whole gamut of.
    * una gama variada de = a trawling of.
    * una gran gama de = a wide range of, a rich tapestry of, a wide band of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una variada gama de = a whole gamut of.
    * * *
    a) (de colores, productos) range
    b) ( de notas musicales) scale
    * * *
    = catalogue [catalog, -USA], mix, spectrum [spectra, -pl.], gamut, line-up, range.

    Ex: The arrival of the school doctor or dentist or of well-knwon personalities visiting the school - the catalogue is again endless.

    Ex: There are important employment opportunities available to people equipped with the right mix of skills and experience.
    Ex: As one respondent from this end of the information spectrum put it, 'Context is all in the information world'.
    Ex: This gamut of information presents the indexer and user with problems in choosing access points for conference proceedings.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex: It is unavoidable in such cases that provision will be less adequate in range, balance, colleciton size or physical quality for a language in which little is published.
    * cubrir toda la gama = run + the gamut.
    * de la gama alta = high-end.
    * de la gama baja = low-end.
    * de la gama inferior = low-end.
    * gama de colores = colour space, palette, palette of colours.
    * gama de productos = product mix, product range.
    * una amplia gama de = a wide band of, a wide variety of, a wide range of, a broad variety of, a broad range of.
    * una gama de = a suite of, a palette of.
    * una gama de posibilidades = a palette of possibilities.
    * una gama muy variada de = a whole gamut of.
    * una gama variada de = a trawling of.
    * una gran gama de = a wide range of, a rich tapestry of, a wide band of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una variada gama de = a whole gamut of.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de colores) range, gamut; (de artículos, productos) range
    en toda la gama política across the whole political spectrum
    B (letra) gamma
    * * *

     

    gama sustantivo femenino
    a) (de colores, productos) range


    gama sustantivo femenino
    1 range
    2 Mús scale
    ' gama' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abanico
    - espectro
    - amplio
    - línea
    English:
    activity
    - from
    - inclusive
    - line
    - price range
    - product range
    - range
    - spread
    - doe
    - gamut
    - selection
    - spectrum
    * * *
    gama nf
    1. [conjunto] range;
    de gama alta top of the range;
    de gama media middle of the range;
    un modelo de gama baja an economy o budget model;
    una computadora de gama baja an entry-level computer
    2. [de colores, modelos] range
    gama de productos product range
    3. Mús scale
    * * *
    f
    1 de tonalidades range
    2 MÚS scale
    * * *
    gama nf
    1) : range, spectrum, gamut
    2) gamo
    * * *
    gama n
    1. (serie) range

    Spanish-English dictionary > gama

  • 11 incluir

    v.
    1 to include.
    el precio incluye desayuno y cena en el hotel the price includes breakfast and evening meals at the hotel
    te he incluido en la lista de participantes I've included o put you on the list of participants
    a mí no me incluyas count me out
    El paquete incluye servilletas The package includes napkins.
    El club incluyó a Ricardo The club included Richard.
    2 to comprise, to include, to encompass, to contain.
    El libro incluye las guerras mundiales The book comprises all world wars.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ HUIR], like link=huir huir
    1 to include
    2 (contener) to contain, comprise
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=comprender) to include, contain

    todo incluido — (Com) inclusive, all-in

    2) (=agregar) to include; [en carta] to enclose
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <impuestos/gastos> to include

    $500 todo incluido — $500 all inclusive, all in

    b) <tema/sección> to include, contain
    2) (poner, agregar)
    a) ( en un grupo) to include

    ¿vamos a incluir a todo el personal? — are we going to include all the staff?

    ¿te incluyo en la lista? — shall I put you on the list?

    b) ( en una carta) to enclose
    * * *
    = add, cover, embed [imbed, -USA], enclose, encompass, file, fit, give, include, inject, list, put in, put into, record, span, store, subsume, throw in, interpolate, embrace, design into, build in, register in, go under + Nombre, graft.
    Ex. An annotation is a note added to the title and/or other bibliographic information concerning a document, by way of comment or explanation.
    Ex. This started in 1980, and has around forty members who receive some support to cover telephone charges.
    Ex. String searching is a technique for locating a string of characters, even if it is embedded within a larger term.
    Ex. The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.
    Ex. The classification schemes that have been considered so far are general bibliographic classification schemes in that they attempt to encompass all of knowledge.
    Ex. File boxes can be used and filed on shelves, if appropriate, interfiled with the books.
    Ex. One such method requires that each book has a magnetic strip inserted into the spine and a special exit door is fitted across which an electric signal is beamed.
    Ex. An abstract of a bibliography can be expected to note whether author affiliations are given = Es de esperar que el resumen de una bibliografía indique si se incluyen los lugares de trabajo de los autores.
    Ex. Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex. The abstractor injects his opinion and analysis.
    Ex. Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex. For those of you who are not familiar with OCLC and the way we work the data base is not a vast receptacle into which we throw any kind of record that anybody wants to put in.
    Ex. If the bibliographic record is found, it can be put into the system catalog immediately.
    Ex. Editors and compilers of editions of works are recorded together with the edition statement in the edition area = En en área de edición se incluyen los editores y compiladores de las ediciones de trabajos junto con la mención de edición.
    Ex. The shelflist itself had problems, since it consisted of cataloging practices that spanned some fifty years.
    Ex. The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex. The fourth principle does not sanction subsuming saleswomen under salesmen.
    Ex. There is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex. A word should be interpolated here about `made-up' copies.
    Ex. The library community is now ready to embrace the most revolutionary technology for libraries -- CD-ROM.
    Ex. User-friendliness is sometimes assumed rather than designed into any specific project.
    Ex. This agreement must build in incentives to participating libraries as well as methods of censuring those participants which do not fulfil their obligations to the other participating libraries in the network = Este acuerdo debe incorporar incentivos para las bibliotecas participantes así cómo la forma de llamarle la atención a aquellos participantes que no cumplan sus obligaciones con las otras bibliotecas de la red.
    Ex. Authors must register in their own name and not a pseudonym or maiden name under which the book may be written.
    Ex. In general preference is for entry under name of organization but there are many exceptions in particular, official organizations go under place.
    Ex. They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    ----
    * al incluirse en = on admission to.
    * entre estos se incluyen = amongst these are numbered.
    * incluir a Alguien = count + Pronombre + in.
    * incluir al final = append.
    * incluir anotaciones = annotate.
    * incluir a todo el mundo = inclusivity.
    * incluir como registro de encabezamiento secundario = trace.
    * incluir como tracing = trace.
    * incluir con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * incluir dentro de = fall into.
    * incluir en = lump + Nombre + into.
    * incluir en la búsqueda los términos relacionados = explode.
    * incluir en la lista de morosos = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir en la lista negra = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir entre = go between.
    * incluir en una categoría = fall into + category.
    * incluir licencia de uso en sobre cerrado = shrink-wrap [shrinkwrap].
    * incluirlo todo = be all inclusive.
    * incluir referencias cruzadas = cross-reference.
    * incluir todas las posibilidades = run + the gamut.
    * incluye = inclusive of.
    * incluyendo = counting.
    * que lo incluye todo = all-embracing.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * volver a incluir = reinstate.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <impuestos/gastos> to include

    $500 todo incluido — $500 all inclusive, all in

    b) <tema/sección> to include, contain
    2) (poner, agregar)
    a) ( en un grupo) to include

    ¿vamos a incluir a todo el personal? — are we going to include all the staff?

    ¿te incluyo en la lista? — shall I put you on the list?

    b) ( en una carta) to enclose
    * * *
    = add, cover, embed [imbed, -USA], enclose, encompass, file, fit, give, include, inject, list, put in, put into, record, span, store, subsume, throw in, interpolate, embrace, design into, build in, register in, go under + Nombre, graft.

    Ex: An annotation is a note added to the title and/or other bibliographic information concerning a document, by way of comment or explanation.

    Ex: This started in 1980, and has around forty members who receive some support to cover telephone charges.
    Ex: String searching is a technique for locating a string of characters, even if it is embedded within a larger term.
    Ex: The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.
    Ex: The classification schemes that have been considered so far are general bibliographic classification schemes in that they attempt to encompass all of knowledge.
    Ex: File boxes can be used and filed on shelves, if appropriate, interfiled with the books.
    Ex: One such method requires that each book has a magnetic strip inserted into the spine and a special exit door is fitted across which an electric signal is beamed.
    Ex: An abstract of a bibliography can be expected to note whether author affiliations are given = Es de esperar que el resumen de una bibliografía indique si se incluyen los lugares de trabajo de los autores.
    Ex: Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex: The abstractor injects his opinion and analysis.
    Ex: Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex: For those of you who are not familiar with OCLC and the way we work the data base is not a vast receptacle into which we throw any kind of record that anybody wants to put in.
    Ex: If the bibliographic record is found, it can be put into the system catalog immediately.
    Ex: Editors and compilers of editions of works are recorded together with the edition statement in the edition area = En en área de edición se incluyen los editores y compiladores de las ediciones de trabajos junto con la mención de edición.
    Ex: The shelflist itself had problems, since it consisted of cataloging practices that spanned some fifty years.
    Ex: The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex: The fourth principle does not sanction subsuming saleswomen under salesmen.
    Ex: There is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex: A word should be interpolated here about `made-up' copies.
    Ex: The library community is now ready to embrace the most revolutionary technology for libraries -- CD-ROM.
    Ex: User-friendliness is sometimes assumed rather than designed into any specific project.
    Ex: This agreement must build in incentives to participating libraries as well as methods of censuring those participants which do not fulfil their obligations to the other participating libraries in the network = Este acuerdo debe incorporar incentivos para las bibliotecas participantes así cómo la forma de llamarle la atención a aquellos participantes que no cumplan sus obligaciones con las otras bibliotecas de la red.
    Ex: Authors must register in their own name and not a pseudonym or maiden name under which the book may be written.
    Ex: In general preference is for entry under name of organization but there are many exceptions in particular, official organizations go under place.
    Ex: They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    * al incluirse en = on admission to.
    * entre estos se incluyen = amongst these are numbered.
    * incluir a Alguien = count + Pronombre + in.
    * incluir al final = append.
    * incluir anotaciones = annotate.
    * incluir a todo el mundo = inclusivity.
    * incluir como registro de encabezamiento secundario = trace.
    * incluir como tracing = trace.
    * incluir con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * incluir dentro de = fall into.
    * incluir en = lump + Nombre + into.
    * incluir en la búsqueda los términos relacionados = explode.
    * incluir en la lista de morosos = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir en la lista negra = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir entre = go between.
    * incluir en una categoría = fall into + category.
    * incluir licencia de uso en sobre cerrado = shrink-wrap [shrinkwrap].
    * incluirlo todo = be all inclusive.
    * incluir referencias cruzadas = cross-reference.
    * incluir todas las posibilidades = run + the gamut.
    * incluye = inclusive of.
    * incluyendo = counting.
    * que lo incluye todo = all-embracing.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * volver a incluir = reinstate.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹impuestos/gastos› to include
    sin incluir los gastos exclusive of expenses
    $500 todo incluido $500 all inclusive o all in
    2 ‹tema/sección› to include, contain
    sus tareas incluyen la preparación del presupuesto her duties include preparing the budget
    B (poner, agregar)
    1 (en un grupo) to include
    ¿vamos a incluir a todo el personal? are we going to include all the staff?
    ¿te incluyo en la lista? shall I put you on the list?
    2 (en una carta) ‹cheque/folleto› to enclose
    * * *

     

    incluir ( conjugate incluir) verbo transitivo
    1 ( comprender)
    a)impuestos/gastos to include;

    $500 todo incluido $500 all inclusive o all in

    b)tema/sección to include, contain

    2 (poner, agregar)


    incluir verbo transitivo
    1 to include: inclúyelo en la lista, include him on the list
    2 (contener) to contain, comprise
    3 (adjuntar) to enclose
    ' incluir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    comprender
    - descontar
    - encuadrar
    - incorporar
    - presupuestar
    English:
    count
    - count in
    - cover
    - embrace
    - exclude
    - include
    - incorporate
    - list
    - bed
    - excluding
    - including
    - inclusive
    - index
    - omit
    - slip
    - take
    * * *
    1. [comprender] to include;
    el precio incluye desayuno y cena en el hotel the price includes breakfast and evening meals at the hotel
    2. [adjuntar] to enclose
    3. [contener] to contain
    4. [poner]
    te he incluido en la lista de participantes I've included o put you on the list of participants;
    a mí no me incluyas count me out
    * * *
    v/t include; ( comprender) comprise
    * * *
    incluir {41} vt
    : to include
    * * *
    1. (en general) to include
    2. (adjuntar) to enclose

    Spanish-English dictionary > incluir

  • 12 injertar

    v.
    1 to graft.
    2 to engraft, to graft, to implant.
    Ella implanta híbridos She implants hybrids.
    * * *
    1 to graft
    * * *
    VT
    1) (Agr, Med) to graft (en on, on to)
    2) [+ vida] to inject (en into)
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to graft
    * * *
    = graft, bud.
    Ex. They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    Ex. Sprouting was earliest in the plants budded during the second week of September.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to graft
    * * *
    = graft, bud.

    Ex: They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.

    Ex: Sprouting was earliest in the plants budded during the second week of September.

    * * *
    injertar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ( Agr) to graft
    2 ( Med) to graft
    * * *

    injertar ( conjugate injertar) verbo transitivo
    to graft
    injertar vtr Agr Med to graft
    ' injertar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    esqueje
    English:
    graft
    * * *
    1. [en planta] to graft
    2. [en ser humano] to graft
    * * *
    v/t graft
    * * *
    : to graft

    Spanish-English dictionary > injertar

  • 13 insertar

    v.
    to insert (gen) & (computing).
    Ricardo encajó unos ladrillos Richard inserted some bricks.
    * * *
    1 to insert (en, into)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to insert
    * * *
    = embed [imbed, -USA], insert, nest, put into, store, type, slot, type in, slip in between, build in, graft, sandwich, intromit.
    Ex. String searching is a technique for locating a string of characters, even if it is embedded within a larger term.
    Ex. Gaps are left in the apportionment of notation in order to permit new subjects to be inserted.
    Ex. Searching facilities include Boolean logic, with nesting to as many levels as required.
    Ex. If the bibliographic record is found, it can be put into the system catalog immediately.
    Ex. The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex. To start Bibliofile just type 'bib' at the DOS prompt as shown below, then press < Enter>.
    Ex. He selects a medical textbook library, slots the disc into his book player and starts to read, pausing occasionally to write in comments with a stylus.
    Ex. The following qualifiers may be added to any search by tabbing over to the appropriate heading and typing in the desired data.
    Ex. At all periods, but uncommonly before the eighteenth century, the lines of type might be 'leaded', thin strips of typemetal, reglet, or card being slipped in between each one.
    Ex. This agreement must build in incentives to participating libraries as well as methods of censuring those participants which do not fulfil their obligations to the other participating libraries in the network = Este acuerdo debe incorporar incentivos para las bibliotecas participantes así cómo la forma de llamarle la atención a aquellos participantes que no cumplan sus obligaciones con las otras bibliotecas de la red.
    Ex. They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    Ex. The paper that is to be examined is simply sandwiched between a sheet of Perspex impregnated with carbon-14 and an unexposed photographic film, and left in the dark for a few hours.
    Ex. During copulation, hamster females maintain lordosis for hundreds of seconds, while the male mounts and intromits repeatedly.
    ----
    * insertar aguja = needle.
    * insertar aguja en un paquete de fichas = needling the pack.
    * insertar con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * insertar disco en disquetera = load + disc into drive.
    * insertar en = lump + Nombre + into.
    * insertar entre = go between.
    * insertar mediante el teclado = keyboarding.
    * mapa que se inserta en otro documento = inclusion map.
    * posibilidad de insertar hiperenlaces = linkability.
    * volver a insertar = reinsert.
    * volver a insertar en el ordenador = rekey [re-key].
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to insert
    * * *
    = embed [imbed, -USA], insert, nest, put into, store, type, slot, type in, slip in between, build in, graft, sandwich, intromit.

    Ex: String searching is a technique for locating a string of characters, even if it is embedded within a larger term.

    Ex: Gaps are left in the apportionment of notation in order to permit new subjects to be inserted.
    Ex: Searching facilities include Boolean logic, with nesting to as many levels as required.
    Ex: If the bibliographic record is found, it can be put into the system catalog immediately.
    Ex: The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex: To start Bibliofile just type 'bib' at the DOS prompt as shown below, then press < Enter>.
    Ex: He selects a medical textbook library, slots the disc into his book player and starts to read, pausing occasionally to write in comments with a stylus.
    Ex: The following qualifiers may be added to any search by tabbing over to the appropriate heading and typing in the desired data.
    Ex: At all periods, but uncommonly before the eighteenth century, the lines of type might be 'leaded', thin strips of typemetal, reglet, or card being slipped in between each one.
    Ex: This agreement must build in incentives to participating libraries as well as methods of censuring those participants which do not fulfil their obligations to the other participating libraries in the network = Este acuerdo debe incorporar incentivos para las bibliotecas participantes así cómo la forma de llamarle la atención a aquellos participantes que no cumplan sus obligaciones con las otras bibliotecas de la red.
    Ex: They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    Ex: The paper that is to be examined is simply sandwiched between a sheet of Perspex impregnated with carbon-14 and an unexposed photographic film, and left in the dark for a few hours.
    Ex: During copulation, hamster females maintain lordosis for hundreds of seconds, while the male mounts and intromits repeatedly.
    * insertar aguja = needle.
    * insertar aguja en un paquete de fichas = needling the pack.
    * insertar con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * insertar disco en disquetera = load + disc into drive.
    * insertar en = lump + Nombre + into.
    * insertar entre = go between.
    * insertar mediante el teclado = keyboarding.
    * mapa que se inserta en otro documento = inclusion map.
    * posibilidad de insertar hiperenlaces = linkability.
    * volver a insertar = reinsert.
    * volver a insertar en el ordenador = rekey [re-key].

    * * *
    insertar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹pieza/párrafo› to insert
    insertar a los jóvenes en el trabajo to find employment for young people, to place young people in employment
    2 ‹anuncio› to place, insert
    insertarse EN algo to fall WITHIN sth
    un problema que se inserta en el marco de la pobreza generalizada a problem which falls within o is found in situations of widespread poverty
    * * *

    insertar ( conjugate insertar) verbo transitivo
    to insert
    insertar verbo transitivo to insert: inserté el anuncio el sábado, I placed the ad on Saturday
    ' insertar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    insert
    - inset
    - introduce
    - put in
    * * *
    vt
    1. [pieza] to insert;
    insertar algo en algo to insert sth into sth
    2. [texto, párrafo] to insert
    3. [anuncio] to insert, to place
    4. [preso] to integrate;
    insertar a jóvenes en el mercado laboral to get young people into work
    * * *
    v/t insert
    * * *
    : to insert
    * * *
    insertar vb to insert

    Spanish-English dictionary > insertar

  • 14 principio1

    1 = principle, proposition, tenet, canon, touchstone.
    Ex. Objective 2 results in what could be described as a collocative catalogue, because a catalogue based on this principle collocates the writings of a particular author.
    Ex. They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    Ex. This attack summarises her main tenets.
    Ex. The archetypal canon is of course that of the books of the Bible, which are gathered together in a fixed and unchanging order.
    Ex. The touchstone for professional practice are the professional codes of ethics that govern medicine in face-to-face relationships with patients.
    ----
    * actuar de acuerdo con los principios de Uno = act on + Posesivo + principles.
    * adherirse a principios = espouse + principles.
    * basado en principios = principled.
    * basarse en un principio = base on + principle.
    * con principios = principled.
    * cumplir con un principio = comport with + principle.
    * declaración de principios = statement of principles, value statement, Bill of Rights, declaration of principles, statement of principles.
    * defender los principios de Uno = stand up for + Posesivo + principles.
    * de principios = principled.
    * de principios muy elevados = high-minded.
    * en principio = in principle, on principle.
    * establecer un principio = establish + principle, set forth + cause.
    * formular un principio = formulate + principle.
    * infringir un principio = violate + principle.
    * ir en contra de todos + Posesivo + principios = violate + principle.
    * Los Principios de París = Paris Principles.
    * mantenerse fiel a los principios de Uno = stick to + Posesivo + principles.
    * poner en duda unos principios = shake + foundations.
    * por principio = on principle.
    * por principios = as a matter of principle.
    * principio constitutivo = constitutive principle.
    * principio de actuación = governing principle.
    * principio de archívese según aparece = file-as-is principle.
    * principio de cualificación profesional adecuada para el trabajo en cuestión = principle of rate for the job.
    * principio de gratuidad, el = gratis principle, the.
    * principio de igualdad, el = egalitarian principle, the.
    * principio de la alfabetización literal = file-as-is principle, file-as-is principle.
    * principio del escalonamiento = scalar principle.
    * principio ético = moral principle.
    * principio fundamental = fundamental, principium [principia, -pl.].
    * principio moral = moral principle.
    * principio orientador = guiding principle.
    * principios = philosophy, ethos, morals.
    * principios elevados = high-mindedness.
    * Principios para la Intercalación Bibliográfica = ISO7154.
    * proponer como principio = posit.
    * respetar los principios = observe + principles.
    * seguir un principio = adopt + convention.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * suscribir un principio = subscribe to + principle.
    * traicionar los principios de uno mismo = betray + Posesivo + own principles.
    * una cuestión de principios = a matter of principle.
    * violar un principio = violate + principle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > principio1

  • 15 prometer mucho

    v.
    to have a lot to promise, to promise well.
    * * *
    (v.) = promise + great possibilities, bode + well
    Ex. Laser optical videodisc technology promises great possibilities for information organisation, storage, retrieval and transfer.
    Ex. Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.
    * * *
    (v.) = promise + great possibilities, bode + well

    Ex: Laser optical videodisc technology promises great possibilities for information organisation, storage, retrieval and transfer.

    Ex: Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > prometer mucho

  • 16 proposición

    f.
    1 proposition, bid, offer, motion.
    2 discussion document, discussion paper.
    * * *
    1 (idea) proposal, proposition; (sugerencia) suggestion
    2 LINGÚÍSTICA clause
    \
    hacerle a alguien proposiciones deshonestas to make an indecent proposal to somebody
    proposición de matrimonio proposal of marriage
    * * *
    noun f.
    proposal, proposition
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=sugerencia, oferta) proposal

    ¿cuál es tu proposición? — what do you propose?, what is your proposal o proposition?

    proposición de matrimonio — marriage proposal, proposal of marriage

    proposiciones deshonestas — indecent proposals, indecent suggestions

    2) (Ling) clause
    3) (Fil, Mat) proposition
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( sugerencia) proposal
    b) ( oferta) proposal, proposition
    2)
    a) (Mat, Fil) proposition
    b) (Ling) clause
    * * *
    Ex. They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( sugerencia) proposal
    b) ( oferta) proposal, proposition
    2)
    a) (Mat, Fil) proposition
    b) (Ling) clause
    * * *

    Ex: They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.

    * * *
    A
    1 (sugerencia) proposal
    2 (oferta) proposal, proposition
    proposición de matrimonio proposal of marriage
    le hizo proposiciones deshonestas he made improper advances to her o he propositioned her
    Compuestos:
    bill
    B
    1 ( Mat) proposition
    2 ( Fil) proposition
    3 ( Ling) clause
    * * *

    proposición sustantivo femenino
    proposal, proposition;

    proposición sustantivo femenino
    1 proposal, proposition
    2 Ling clause

    ' proposición' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    oferta
    - seducir
    - seductor
    English:
    defeat
    - discovery
    - offer
    - proposition
    - proposal
    * * *
    1. [propuesta] proposal;
    una proposición de matrimonio a proposal of marriage;
    proposiciones deshonestas improper advances
    2. Gram clause
    3. [enunciado] proposition
    * * *
    f proposal, suggestion;
    proposición de matrimonio proposal of marriage
    * * *
    proposición nf, pl - ciones : proposal, proposition

    Spanish-English dictionary > proposición

  • 17 propuesta

    f.
    proposal.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: proponer.
    * * *
    1 proposal
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=sugerencia) proposal

    a propuesta de algnat the proposal o suggestion of sb

    desestimar una propuestato turn down o reject a proposal

    rechazar una propuesta — to reject a proposal, turn down a proposal

    2) (=recomendación) [para un cargo] candidature; [para un premio] nomination
    3) (=proyecto) design
    * * *
    1) ( sugerencia) proposal
    2) ( oferta) offer
    * * *
    = proposal, proposition, submission, nomination, tender.
    Ex. The first of these proposals was to abandon our traditional main entry, involving the determination of the person or corporate body principally responsible for the work, and to use instead a title-unit entry.
    Ex. They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    Ex. Most commercial abstracting services rely upon the refereeing procedure applied to the original document in order to eliminate insignificant and inaccurate submissions.
    Ex. This article uses a content analysis of Ronald Reagan's comments concerning the nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court to illustrate potential problems arising from a lack of established guidelines.
    Ex. Following the issue of a letter of intent to major bodybuilders, the tender was drawn up requiring tenderers to submit a breakdown of costs.
    ----
    * aprobar una propuesta = pass + proposal, pass + proposition.
    * formular una propuesta = formulate + proposal.
    * hacer una propuesta = bring forth + proposal, make + proposal.
    * informe de propuestas = proposals report.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * presentar una propuesta = submit + proposal.
    * propuesta comercial = business proposition.
    * propuesta de negocios = business proposition.
    * propuesta de proyecto = project proposal.
    * propuesta de proyecto de investigación = research proposal.
    * propuesta de trabajo = project proposal.
    * propuesta + hacerse realidad = proposal + materialise.
    * retirar una propuesta = withdraw + proposal.
    * * *
    1) ( sugerencia) proposal
    2) ( oferta) offer
    * * *
    = proposal, proposition, submission, nomination, tender.

    Ex: The first of these proposals was to abandon our traditional main entry, involving the determination of the person or corporate body principally responsible for the work, and to use instead a title-unit entry.

    Ex: They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    Ex: Most commercial abstracting services rely upon the refereeing procedure applied to the original document in order to eliminate insignificant and inaccurate submissions.
    Ex: This article uses a content analysis of Ronald Reagan's comments concerning the nomination of Robert Bork to the Supreme Court to illustrate potential problems arising from a lack of established guidelines.
    Ex: Following the issue of a letter of intent to major bodybuilders, the tender was drawn up requiring tenderers to submit a breakdown of costs.
    * aprobar una propuesta = pass + proposal, pass + proposition.
    * formular una propuesta = formulate + proposal.
    * hacer una propuesta = bring forth + proposal, make + proposal.
    * informe de propuestas = proposals report.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * presentar una propuesta = submit + proposal.
    * propuesta comercial = business proposition.
    * propuesta de negocios = business proposition.
    * propuesta de proyecto = project proposal.
    * propuesta de proyecto de investigación = research proposal.
    * propuesta de trabajo = project proposal.
    * propuesta + hacerse realidad = proposal + materialise.
    * retirar una propuesta = withdraw + proposal.

    * * *
    A (sugerencia) proposal
    aprobar/desestimar una propuesta to approve/reject a proposal
    formuló una propuesta de diálogo he offered to negotiate, he made an offer to negotiate
    a propuesta de at the suggestion of
    Compuesto:
    bill
    B (oferta) offer
    varias propuestas de trabajo several job offers
    le han hecho varias propuestas de matrimonio she has had several offers of marriage o several marriage proposals
    C (modelo) design
    * * *

     

    propuesta sustantivo femenino


    propuesta sustantivo femenino proposal, offer
    ' propuesta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bloque
    - calor
    - candidatura
    - derecha
    - descartar
    - discrepar
    - escuchar
    - favorable
    - pronunciarse
    - reventar
    - solidez
    - sonar
    - sugestiva
    - sugestivo
    - sumarse
    - suscribir
    - vencedor
    - vencedora
    - acoger
    - acogida
    - adherir
    - ambos
    - apoyar
    - bochar
    - combatir
    - desechar
    - estudiar
    - licitar
    - manifestar
    - mostrar
    - negativa
    - rechazar
    - respaldar
    - retirar
    - salir
    - tentar
    English:
    approach
    - back
    - downside
    - nomination
    - offer
    - overture
    - proposal
    - proposition
    - wild
    - go
    - submission
    - tender
    - think
    - with
    * * *
    [proposición] proposal; [de empleo] offer;
    me hicieron una propuesta de trabajo they made me a job offer;
    la propuesta de Juan como tesorero fue aprobada por unanimidad Juan's nomination as treasurer was approved unanimously;
    se guardó un minuto de silencio, a propuesta del presidente there was a minute's silence at the suggestion of the president
    propuesta de ley bill;
    propuesta no de ley = motion for debate presented to parliament by someone other than the government
    * * *
    f proposal;
    a propuesta de at the suggestion of
    * * *
    proposición: proposal
    * * *
    propuesta n proposal

    Spanish-English dictionary > propuesta

  • 18 ser muy prometedor

    (v.) = promise + great possibilities, bode + well
    Ex. Laser optical videodisc technology promises great possibilities for information organisation, storage, retrieval and transfer.
    Ex. Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.
    * * *
    (v.) = promise + great possibilities, bode + well

    Ex: Laser optical videodisc technology promises great possibilities for information organisation, storage, retrieval and transfer.

    Ex: Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser muy prometedor

  • 19 ser rico en contenido

    Ex. When the talk is rich in content, when it is spoken in a variety of tones and is verbally colorful and inventive, a child is being prepared for the possibilities of language.
    * * *

    Ex: When the talk is rich in content, when it is spoken in a variety of tones and is verbally colorful and inventive, a child is being prepared for the possibilities of language.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser rico en contenido

  • 20 un2

    = a (an).
    Ex. A good example is the British Catalogue of Music Classification.
    ----
    * a uno u otro lado de = on either side of.
    * a un paso asombroso = at an astounding pace.
    * cada uno = apiece, each.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = vary + from time to time.
    * cercano uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * cerca uno del otro = in close proximity.
    * dedicar unos minutos = take + a few minutes.
    * de uno a otro = across.
    * en unos momentos = momentarily, at any moment.
    * estar hecho el uno para el otro = be well suited to each other, be two of a kind, be a right pair.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * los unos a costa de los otros = at each other's expense.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * más de unos cuantos + Nombre = not a few + Nombre.
    * ni lo uno ni lo otro = in-between, betwixt and between.
    * por mencionar sólo unos pocos = to name but a few.
    * por mencionar unos pocos = just to name a few.
    * por nombrar sólo unos cuantos = to name only some.
    * pospuesto una y otra vez = ever-postponed.
    * ser complementario el uno del otro = be integral one to another.
    * ser uno de entre varios + Nombre = be one of a number of + Nombre.
    * todos y cada uno = all and sundry, each and everyone.
    * todos y cada uno de = any and every, any and all.
    * tropezar los unos con los otros = trip over + each other.
    * una amplia gama de = a wide band of, a wide variety of, a wide range of, a broad variety of, a broad range of.
    * una amplia variedad de = a broad variety of, a wide range of, a broad range of.
    * una apuesta segura = a sure bet.
    * una avalancha de = a flood of, a flood tide of.
    * un abanico de = a palette of.
    * una bobadita = a little something.
    * una buena alternativa a = the next best thing to.
    * una buena cantidad de = a fair amount of.
    * una buena cosa = a good thing.
    * una buena forma de empezar = a good way to start.
    * una buena parte de = a large measure of, a good deal of, a great deal of.
    * una buena pesca = a good catch.
    * una cadena de = a necklace of.
    * una cadena de + Montañas = a range of + Montañas.
    * una cantidad ingente de = a wealth of.
    * una capa fina de = a skim of.
    * una causa perdida = a dead dog.
    * una cierta cantidad de = a measure of, a proportion of.
    * una clase de = a kind of.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * una combinación de = a mixture of, a mix of, a rollup of.
    * una comparsa de = a cavalcade of.
    * una constelación de = a galaxy of.
    * una convocatoria de = a call for.
    * una cosa no + tener + nada que ver con la otra = one thing + have + nothing to do with the other.
    * una cosita = a little something.
    * una cubeta llena de = a pailful of.
    * una cucharadita de = a teaspoon of.
    * una cuestión de principios = a matter of principle.
    * una cuestión de vida o muerte = a matter of life and death.
    * una desgracia = a crying shame.
    * una de varios = one of a variety of.
    * una diversidad de = a variety of, an array of, a mosaic of, a diversity of, a menu of.
    * una escasez de = a dearth of.
    * una especie de = a kind of.
    * una especie de + Nombre = Nombre + of sorts.
    * una espléndida variedad de = a panoply of.
    * una estaca en el corazón = a stake in the heart.
    * una estructura de = a pattern of.
    * una eternidad = ages and ages (and ages).
    * una fortuna = a king's ransom.
    * una fuente de = a treasure trove of.
    * una gama de = a suite of, a palette of.
    * una gama de posibilidades = a palette of possibilities.
    * una gama muy variada de = a whole gamut of.
    * una gama variada de = a trawling of.
    * una gran = a large measure of.
    * una gran cantidad de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a large degree of, a mass of, a plethora of, a supply of, a vast amount of, a city of, a wealth of, a sea of, a cascade of, an army of, a good many, a huge number of, a great number of, a multitude of, scores of, a host of, a vast corpus of, a whole host of.
    * una gran cantidad y variedad de = a wealth and breadth of.
    * una gran diversidad de = a wide range of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of.
    * una gran experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * una gran extensión de = a sea of.
    * una gran gama de = a wide range of, a rich tapestry of, a wide band of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una gran mayoría de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran parte de = a broad population of, a lion's share of.
    * una gran pérdida = a great loss.
    * una gran proporción de = a large proportion of.
    * una gran variedad de = a wide range of, a multiplicity of, a rich tapestry of, a plurality of, a broad variety of, a broad range of, a whole gamut of.
    * una grupo impreciso de = a cloud of.
    * una guía general = a rough guide.
    * una idea general = a rough guide.
    * una inmensa cantidad de = a treasure chest of, a huge number of.
    * una intentona de = attempted.
    * un aire de = an air of, a whiff of.
    * una joya = a little gem.
    * una lotería = hit (and/or) miss.
    * un alto en el camino = a stop on the road, a pit stop on the road.
    * un aluvión de = a flood of, a rash of, a barrage of, a flurry of.
    * una manera de empezar = a foot in the door.
    * una mayor variedad de = a wider canvas of.
    * una mejor ocasión = a better time.
    * una mezcla de = a mixture of, a blend of, a mix of, a rollup of.
    * una mina de = a treasure trove of.
    * una mina de información = a mine of information.
    * una mina inagotable de = a treasure house of.
    * una minoría de = a minority of.
    * una minoría selecta = a select few.
    * una miscelánea de = a miscellany of.
    * una misma cosa = one and the same.
    * una montaña de = a mountain of.
    * un amplio espectro de = a broad band of, a broad spectrum of, a wide band of.
    * una muestra variada de = a mosaic of.
    * una mujer de mundo = a woman of the world.
    * una multidud de = a host of.
    * una multiplicidad de = a multiplicity of.
    * una multitud de = a swarm of.
    * una necesidad cada vez mayor = a growing need.
    * una negociación justa = a square deal.
    * una noche tras otra = night after night.
    * una nube de = a haze of, a cloud of, a swarm of.
    * un año tras otro = year after year.
    * una ola de = a wave of, a tide of.
    * una oleada de = an army of, a flurry of, a swell of.
    * una oportunidad casi segura = a sporting chance.
    * una oportunidad como es debido = a fair chance.
    * una oportunidad de triunfar = a fighting chance.
    * una oportunidad única en la vida = once in a lifetime opportunity.
    * una organización de = a pattern of.
    * una palmada en la espalda = a pat on the back.
    * una palmadita en la espala = a pat on the back.
    * una pareja ideal = a match made in heaven.
    * una pareja perfecta = a match made in heaven.
    * una parte de = a share of, a snatch of.
    * una pequeña minoría de = a marginal fringe of.
    * una pérdida constante de = a haemorrhage of.
    * una pila de = a pile of, a stack of, a sackful of, a whole slew of, a raft of, a mass of.
    * una pincelada de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * una pizca de = a dash of, a grain of, a pinch of.
    * una pizca de verdad = a grain of truth.
    * una plena convicción de = a strong sense of.
    * una posibilidad muy remota = a long shot.
    * una primera y última vez = a first and last time.
    * una probabilidad muy alta = a sporting chance.
    * una profusión de = a profusion of.
    * una provisión constante de = a diet of.
    * una racha de = a rash of, a stretch of.
    * una retahíla de = a volley of, a string of.
    * una ristra de = a long tail of, a volley of.
    * un arraigado sentido de = a strong sense of.
    * un arte = a fine art.
    * un arte en extinción = a dying art.
    * un arte que se está perdiendo = a dying art.
    * una salva de = a volley of.
    * una sarta de = a volley of.
    * una sarta de mentiras = a sackful of lies, a pack of lies.
    * unas cuantas ideas = a rough guide.
    * una segunda opinión = a second opinion.
    * una segunda vez = a second time around, a second time.
    * una selecta minoría, una minoría selecta, unos pocos elegidos = a select few.
    * una semblanza de = an air of.
    * una serie de = a choice of, a number of, a range of, a series of, a suite of, an array of, a string of, a pattern of, a stream of, a battery of, a succession of.
    * una serie de + Nombre + organizados por turnos = a rota of + Nombre.
    * un aspecto de = an air of.
    * una sucesión de = a succession of.
    * una tanda de = a flurry of.
    * un ataque de = an access of, a shock of.
    * una tentativa de = attempted.
    * una tira de = a raft of.
    * un atisbo de = a hint of.
    * una tontería = a little something.
    * una tormenta en un vaso de agua = a tempest in a teapot.
    * una última vez = one last time.
    * una única fuente para Algo = one-stop, one-stop shopping, one stop shop.
    * un auténtico infierno = a living hell.
    * una variada gama de = a whole gamut of.
    * una variedad de = a range of, a variety of, an array of, an assortment of, a spectrum of, a menu of, a diversity of, a palette of.
    * una variedad muy rica de = a treasure of.
    * una vasta cantidad de = a vast amount of.
    * una verdadera lástima = a crying shame.
    * una verdadera pena = a crying shame.
    * una vez cada quincena = once a fortnight.
    * una vez cumplimentado = completed.
    * una vez + Participio = upon + Nombre.
    * una vez + Participio Pasado = having + Participio Pasado, having + just + Participio Pasado.
    * una vez + Participio Pasado + Nombre = with + Nombre + Participio Pasado.
    * una vez que + Frase = once + Frase.
    * una vez quincenalmente = once a fortnight.
    * una vez relleno = completed.
    * una vista digna de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * una vista digna de ver = a sight to behold.
    * una yarda de largo = a yard long.
    * una zona de = a stretch of.
    * un bariburrillo de = a welter of.
    * un bebé = a babe in arms.
    * un bocadito = a little something.
    * un bombardeo de = a barrage of.
    * un buen lugar de partida = a good place to start.
    * un buen número de = a good number of.
    * un buen partido = a good catch.
    * un camino largo y difícil = a long haul.
    * un camión de = a truckload of.
    * un caso perdido = a dead dog.
    * un caudal de experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * un centro único = one stop shop.
    * un chorreón de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * un chorretón de = a splash of, a hint of.
    * un cierto grado de = a certain amount of, a modicum of.
    * un cierto número de = a number of.
    * un conglomerado de = a conglomeration of.
    * un conjunto cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un conjunto de = a set of, a suite of, a pool of, an assembly of, a pattern of, a universe of, a harvest of, a complement of.
    * un corpus de = a body of.
    * un costal de = a sackful of.
    * un cuarto = one in four.
    * un cuarto de = a quarter of.
    * un cúmulo de = a treasure trove of.
    * un detalle = a little something.
    * un día de descanso = a day away from.
    * un día fuera = a day out.
    * un día haciendo algo diferente = a day away from.
    * un día normal = on a typical day.
    * un día sí y otro no = every other day.
    * un día sí y otro también = day in and day out.
    * un día tras otro = day after day.
    * un día y medio = one and a half days.
    * un dineral = a king's ransom, a huge amount of money.
    * un donnadie = a nobody.
    * un ejemplo claro = a case in question, a case in point.
    * un ejército de = an army of.
    * un enjambre de = a swarm of.
    * un equipo de = a team of.
    * un espectáculo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * un espectáculo digno de ver = a sight to behold.
    * un fuerte sentimiento de = a strong sense of.
    * un gran diversidad de = a broad range of.
    * un gran espectro de = a wide band of, a wide band of.
    * un gran número de = a good deal of, a great deal of, a plethora of, a wide range of, a full roster of, a fair number of, a great number of, a broad variety of, a wide variety of, a broad range of, a vast corpus of.
    * un grano de arena en el desierto = a drop in the ocean, a drop of water in a bucket.
    * un gran repertorio de = an arsenal of, an armoury of [armory].
    * un gran volumen de = a vast corpus of.
    * un grupo aferrado de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un grupo de = a set of, a bunch of, a crop of, a pool of, a cadre of, a cluster of, a galaxy of, a clutch of, a company of.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un grupo incondicional de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo variado de = a collection of.
    * un halo de bruma = a veil of mist.
    * un hombre de gentes = a man of the people.
    * un hombre de mundo = a man of the world.
    * un hombre de palabra = a man of his word.
    * un hombre de pocas palabras = a man of few words, a man of few words.
    * un intento de = an exercise in, attempted.
    * un juego de = a battery of.
    * un kaleidoscopio de = a mosaic of.
    * un lecho de rosas = a bed of roses.
    * un lujo asiático = the lap of luxury.
    * un manojo de llaves = a set of + keys.
    * un manojo de nervios = a bundle of nerves.
    * un mar de = a sea of.
    * un mar de papel = a sea of + paper.
    * un medio para alcanzar un fin = a means to an end.
    * un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.
    * un medio para llegar a fin = a means to an end.
    * un mejor momento = a better time.
    * un mequetrefe = a nobody.
    * un minuto en los labios, para siempre en las caderas = a minute on the lips, forever on the hips.
    * un momento bueno de = a peak of.
    * un momento determinado = a frozen moment in time, a given moment in time.
    * un montón = like crazy, like mad.
    * un montonazo = like crazy, like mad.
    * un montonazo de = a truckload of, a whole slew of, a raft of.
    * un montonazo de dinero = a huge amount of money.
    * un montón de = a pile of, a stack of, a bundle of, a truckload of, a sackful of, a raft of.
    * un montón de dinero = a huge amount of money.
    * un mundo aparte = a world apart, a breed apart.
    * un + Nombre + a altas horas de la noche = a late night + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + a primera hora de la mañana = an early morning + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + a última hora de la mañana = a late morning + Nombre.
    * un + Nombre + por la mañana temprano = an early morning + Nombre.
    * un no sé qué = a je ne sais quoi.
    * un nuevo comienzo = a fresh start.
    * un nuevo impulso = a new lease of life.
    * un número cada vez mayor = growing numbers.
    * un número cada vez mayor de = a growing number of, a growing body of.
    * un número de = a series of.
    * un número reducido de = a residue of, a small number of.
    * un número variado de + Nombre = any number of + Nombre.
    * un oásis de = an oasis of.
    * 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.
    * uno de los + Nombre + más importantes = not the least of + Nombre.
    * uno de tantos = little fish in a big pond.
    * uno más = one of equals.
    * unos + Cantidad = around + Cantidad.
    * unos con otros = one another.
    * unos cuantos = a few, a smattering of + Nombre Contable, a sprinkling of.
    * unos de otros = one another.
    * unos días más tarde = a few days later.
    * unos encima de los otros = one on another.
    * unos + Fecha = about + Fecha.
    * unos + Número = some + Número.
    * unos pocos elegidos = a select few.
    * unos segundos de reflexión = a moment's thought, a moment's reflection.
    * uno u otro = one or another.
    * un paquete de = a suite of.
    * un paquete integrado de programas = a suite of + programmes.
    * un paquete ofimático integrado = a suite of office automation software.
    * un par de = a couple of.
    * un par de minutos = a couple of moments.
    * un pasado oscuro = a dark past.
    * un paso por delante de = one step ahead of.
    * un pequeño puntito = just a little dot.
    * un período de = a stretch of.
    * un período determinado = a frozen moment in time.
    * un periodo intenso de = a flurry of.
    * un pilón de = a raft of, a mass of, a stack of.
    * un poco = a bit, somewhat, slightly, something of, a little bit, kinda [kind of].
    * un poco áspero = roughish.
    * un poco como = kind of like.
    * un poco de = a measure of, a touch (of), a bit of, a piece of, a spot of, a splash of, a hint of.
    * un poco + Nombre = a shade + Nombre.
    * un poco obscuro = dusky.
    * un poco perdido = a bit at sea.
    * un poco rugoso = roughish.
    * un popurrí de = a potpourri of, a welter of.
    * un poquito = a wee bit.
    * un poquito (de) = a dash of, a tiny bit of, a splash of, a hint of, a touch (of).
    * un porrón de tiempo = donkey's years.
    * un puñado de = a bunch of, a handful of, a clutch of.
    * un rato = awhile.
    * un rayo de = a shimmer of.
    * un rayo de esperanza = a faint glimmer of light.
    * un rayo de luz esperanzador = a faint glimmer of light, a peep of light.
    * un regalito = a little something.
    * un revoltijo de = a jumble of, a welter of.
    * un rosario de = a rash of.
    * un saco de = a sackful of.
    * un saco lleno de = a sackful of.
    * un servicio las 24 horas = a 24-hour service.
    * un sinfín de = a myriad of, a host of, a whole host of.
    * un sinnúmero de = a myriad of, a host of, a whole host of.
    * un sueño hecho realidad = a dream come true.
    * un surtido de = an assortment of.
    * un tanto + Adjetivo = vaguely + Adjetivo.
    * un tiempo = awhile.
    * un tipo de = a kind of.
    * un toque de = a touch of, a splash of, a hint of.
    * un torrente de = a cascade of.
    * un total de = a universe of, a total of.
    * un trabajo bien hecho = a job well done.
    * un trabajo cualquiera = casual job.
    * un tramo de = a stretch of.
    * un trato justo = a square deal.
    * un trozo de = a piece of, a snatch of, a stretch of.
    * un velo de bruma = a veil of mist.
    * un viso de = a whiff of.
    * variar de una vez a otra = vary + from time to time.

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