Translation: from spanish

she was all dressed in red

  • 1 H

    f.
    h, letter h.
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    h
    1 ( habitante) inhabitant
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    h
    1 ( hora) hour; (abreviatura) h
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    I =h
    ['ate]
    SF (=letra) H, h II
    ABR
    2) (Quím)
    = hidrógeno H III
    ABR
    = hora h., hr.
    * * *
    h femenino ( read as ['atʃe]) the letter H, h ( ver tb hache)
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    * * *
    h femenino ( read as ['atʃe]) the letter H, h ( ver tb hache)
    * * *
    * bomba H = hydrogen bomb (H-bomb).
    * * *
    H, h
    ( read as /ˈatʃe/)
    1 (= hombre) M, male
    2 (= hembra) F, female
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    Multiple Entries:
    H    
    h.
    H,
    h sustantivo femenino ( read as /'atʃe/) the letter H, h ( ver tb hache)

    H, h f (letra) H, h

    'h' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - H
    - pasar
    - S.A.R.
    - sabihonda
    - sabihondo
    - sabionda
    - sabiondo
    - h.
    - hache
    - hacienda
    English:
    A
    - alcohol
    - alcoholic
    - antihistamine
    - behalf
    - boyhood
    - brotherhood
    - coherent
    - cohesion
    - cohesive
    - courtship
    - cubbyhole
    - diehard
    - dojo
    - fish-hook
    - H
    - ha ha
    - habitual
    - habitually
    - haematology
    - haemoglobin
    - haemophilia
    - haemophiliac
    - half
    - half-a-dozen
    - half-baked
    - half-breed
    - half-brother
    - half-caste
    - half-closed
    - half-day
    - half-dead
    - half-dressed
    - half-empty
    - half-full
    - half-hearted
    - half-heartedly
    - half-heartedness
    - half-holiday
    - half-hourly
    - half-mast
    - half-monthly
    - half-moon
    - half-naked
    - half-open
    - half-pay
    - half-pint
    - half-serious
    - half-sister
    - half-time
    * * *
    H1 (abrev de Hermano)
    Br
    H2
    1. (abrev de Hombre) M
    2. (abrev de Hembra) F
    H, h ['atʃe] nf
    [letra] H, h; Fam
    por h o por b for one reason or another
    * * *
    h nf
    : eighth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > H

  • 2 Irán

    1 Iran
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    noun m.
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    SM Iran
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    masculino Iran
    * * *
    = Iran.
    Ex. At present there are four types of public libraries in Iran: public libraries, children's libraries, rural libraries, religious and mosque libraries.
    * * *
    masculino Iran
    * * *
    = Iran.

    Ex: At present there are four types of public libraries in Iran: public libraries, children's libraries, rural libraries, religious and mosque libraries.

    * * *
    Iran
    * * *

    Del verbo ir: ( conjugate ir)

    irán es:

    3ª persona plural (ellos/ellas/ustedes) futuro indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    Irán    
    ir
    Irán sustantivo masculino
    Iran
    ir ( conjugate ir) verbo intransitivo
    1
    a) (trasladarse, desplazarse) to go;


    iban a caballo/a pie they were on horseback/on foot;
    irán por mar to go by sea;
    ¡Fernando! — ¡voy! Fernando! — (just) coming! o I'll be right there!;
    el irán y venir de los invitados the coming and going of the guests;
    vamos a casa let's go home;
    ¿adónde va este tren? where's this train going (to)?;
    irán de compras/de caza to go shopping/hunting;
    ya vamos para allá we're on our way;
    ¿por dónde se va a …? how do you get to …?;
    irán por or (Esp) a por algo/algn to go to get sth/sb;
    voy (a) por pan I'm going to get some bread


    ya va al colegio she's already at school
    2 ( expresando propósito) irán a + inf:
    ¿has ido a verla? have you been to see her?;

    ve a ayudarla go and help her;
    ver tb irán v aux 1
    3 (al arrojar algo, arrojarse):
    tírame la llave — ¡allá va! throw me the key — here you are o there you go!;

    tírate del trampolín — ¡allá voy! jump off the board! — here I go/come!
    4 [ comentario]:

    eso va por ti también that goes for you too, and the same goes for you
    1 (+ compl) ( sin énfasis en el movimiento):

    ¿van cómodos? are you comfortable?;
    íbamos sentados we were sitting down;
    vas muy cargada you have a lot to carry;
    yo iba a la cabeza I was in the lead
    2 ( refiriéndose al atuendo):

    voy a irán de Drácula I'm going to go as Dracula;
    iba de verde she was dressed in green
    3 ( en calidad de) irán de algo to go (along) as sth;

    1 [camino/sendero] ( llevar) irán a algo to lead to sth, to go to sth
    2 (extenderse, abarcar):

    el período que va desde … hasta … the period from … to …
    1 (marchar, desarrollarse):
    ¿cómo va el nuevo trabajo? how's the new job going?;

    va de mal en peor it's going from bad to worse;
    ¿cómo te va? how's it going?, how are things? (colloq), what's up? (AmE colloq);
    ¿cómo les fue en Italia? how was Italy?, how did you get on in Italy?;
    me fue mal/bien en el examen I did badly/well in the exam;
    ¡que te vaya bien! all the best!, take care!;
    ¡que te vaya bien (en) el examen! good luck in the exam
    2 ( en competiciones):
    ¿cómo van? — 3-1 what's the score?3-1;

    voy ganando yo I'm ahead, I'm winning
    3 ( en el desarrollo de algo):
    ¿por dónde van en historia? where have you got (up) to in history?;

    ¿todavía vas por la página 20? are you still on page 20?
    4 ( estar en camino):
    ¡vamos para viejos! we're getting on o old!;

    va para los cincuenta she's going on fifty;
    ya va para dos años que … it's getting on for two years since …
    5 (sumar, hacer):

    con este van seis six, counting this one
    6 ( haber transcurrido): en lo que va del or (Esp) de año/mes so far this year/month
    1 ( deber colocarse) to go;
    ¿dónde van las toallas? where do the towels go?;

    ¡qué va! (fam): ¿has terminado? — ¡qué va! have you finished?you must be joking!;
    ¿se disgustó? — ¡qué va! did she get upset?not at all!;
    vamos a perder el avión — ¡qué va! we're going to miss the planeno way!
    2
    a) ( combinar) irán con algo to go with sth

    b) (sentar bien, convenir) (+ me/te/le etc):


    te iráná bien un descanso a rest will do you good
    3 (Méx) (tomar partido por, apoyar) iránle a algo/algn to support sth/sb;

    1
    vamos

    a) (expresando incredulidad, fastidio):

    ¡vamos! ¿eso quién se lo va a creer? come off it o come on! who do you think's going to believe that?

    b) (intentando tranquilizar, animar, dar prisa):

    vamos, mujer, dile algo go on, say something to him;

    ¡vamos, date prisa! come on, hurry up!
    c) (al aclarar, resumir):

    eso sería un disparate, vamos, digo yo that would be a stupid thing to do, well, that's what I think anyway;

    vamos, que no es una persona de fiar basically, he's not very trustworthy;
    es mejor que el otro, vamos it's better than the other one, anyway
    2
    vaya

    a) (expresando sorpresa, contrariedad):

    ¡vaya! ¡tú por aquí! what a surprise! what are you doing here?;

    ¡vaya! ¡se ha vuelto a caer! oh no o (colloq) damn! it's fallen over again!
    b) (Esp) ( para enfatizar):

    ¡vaya cochazo! what a car!

    irán v aux irán a + inf:
    1
    a) (para expresar tiempo futuro, propósito) to be going to + inf;


    va a hacer dos años que … it's getting on for two years since …
    b) (en propuestas, sugerencias):

    vamos a ver ¿cómo dices que te llamas? now then, what did you say your name was?;

    bueno, vamos a trabajar all right, let's get to work
    2 (al prevenir, hacer recomendaciones):

    cuidado, no te vayas a caer mind you don't fall (colloq);
    lleva el paraguas, no vaya a ser que llueva take the umbrella, in case it rains
    3 ( expresando un proceso paulatino):

    ya puedes irán haciéndote a la idea you'd better get used to the idea;
    la situación ha ido empeorando the situation has been getting worse and worse
    irse verbo pronominal
    1 ( marcharse) to leave;
    ¿por qué te vas tan temprano? why are you leaving o going so soon?;

    vámonos let's go;
    bueno, me voy right then, I'm taking off (AmE) o (BrE) I'm off;
    no te vayas don't go;
    vete a la cama go to bed;
    se fue de casa/de la empresa she left home/the company;
    vete de aquí get out of here;
    se han ido de viaje they're away, they've gone away
    2 (consumirse, gastarse):
    ¡cómo se va el dinero! I don't know where the money goes!;

    se me va medio sueldo en el alquiler half my salary goes on the rent
    3 ( desaparecer) [mancha/dolor] to go;


    (+ me/te/le etc)
    ¿se te ha ido el dolor de cabeza? has your headache gone?

    4 (salirse, escaparse) [líquido/gas] to escape;
    se le está yendo el aire al globo the balloon's losing air o going down

    5 (caerse, perder el equilibrio) (+ compl):
    iránse de boca/espaldas to fall flat on one's face/back;

    me iba para atrás I was falling backwards;
    frenó y nos fuimos todos para adelante he braked and we all went flying forwards
    Irán sustantivo masculino Iran
    ir
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 (dirigirse a un lugar) to go: ¡vamos!, let's go!
    voy a París, I'm going to Paris ➣ Ver nota en go
    2 (acudir regularmente) to go: va al colegio, he goes to school
    van a misa, they go to church
    3 (conducir a) to lead, go to: el sendero va a la mina, the path goes to the mine
    esta carretera va a Londres, this road leads to London
    4 (abarcar) to cover: la finca va desde la alambrada al camino, the estate extends from the wire fence to the path
    las lecciones que van desde la página 1 a la 53, the lessons on pages 1 to 53
    5 (guardarse habitualmente) va al lado de éste, it goes beside this one
    6 (mantener una posición) to be: va el primero, he's in first place
    7 (tener un estado de ánimo, una apariencia) to be: iba furioso/radiante, he was furious/radiant
    vas muy guapa, you look very smart o pretty
    8 (desenvolverse) ¿cómo te va?, how are things? o how are you doing?
    ¿cómo te va en el nuevo trabajo?, how are you getting on in your new job?
    9 (funcionar) to work (properly): el reloj no va, the clock doesn't go o work
    10 (sentar bien) to suit: ese corte de pelo no te va nada, that haircut doesn't suit you at all
    11 (combinar) to match, go: el rojo no va con el celeste, red doesn't go with pale blue
    12 (vestir) to wear
    ir con abrigo, to wear a coat
    ir de negro/de uniforme, to be dressed in black/in uniform
    la niña irá de enfermera, the little girl will dress up as a nurse
    13 fam (importar, concernir) to concern: eso va por ti también, and the same goes for you
    ni me va ni me viene, I don't care one way or the other
    14 (apostar) to bet: va un café a que no viene, I bet a coffee that he won't come
    15 (ir + de) fam (comportarse de cierto modo) to act
    ir de listo por la vida, to be a smart ass
    (tratar) to be about: ¿de qué va la película?, what's the film about?
    16 (ir + detrás de) to be looking for: hace tiempo que voy detrás de un facsímil de esa edición, I've been after a facsimile of that edition for a long time
    17 (ir + por) ir por la derecha, to keep (to the) right
    (ir a buscar) ve por agua, go and fetch some water
    (haber llegado) voy por la página noventa, I've got as far as page ninety
    18 (ir + para) (tener casi, estar cercano a) va para los cuarenta, she's getting on for forty
    ya voy para viejo, I'm getting old
    (encaminarse a) iba para ingeniero, she was studying to be an engineer
    este niño va para médico, this boy's going to become a doctor
    II verbo auxiliar
    1 (ir + gerundio) va mejorando, he's improving
    ir caminando, to go on foot
    2 (ir + pp) ya van estrenadas tres películas de Almodóvar, three films by Almodovar have already been released
    3 ( ir a + infinitivo) iba a decir que, I was going to say that
    va a esquiar, she goes skiing
    va a nevar, it's going to snow
    vas a caerte, you'll fall
    ♦ Locuciones: a eso iba, I was coming to that
    ¡ahí va!, catch!
    en lo que va de año, so far this year
    ¡qué va!, of course not! o nothing of the sort!
    ¡vamos a ver!, let's see!
    van a lo suyo, they look after their own interests
    ¡vaya!, fancy that
    ¡vaya cochazo!, what a car!
    ir a parar, to end up
    ' Irán' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:

    English:
    Iran
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    Irán nm
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    m Iran

    Spanish-English dictionary > Irán

  • 3 a

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


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

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

    c) al + inf:


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



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

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

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

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

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


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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 4 a medio vestir

    (adj.) = half dressed
    Ex. She was seen Sunday morning at 6 AM, only half dressed, barefoot and bleary-eyed outside a friend's house in London.
    * * *
    (adj.) = half dressed

    Ex: She was seen Sunday morning at 6 AM, only half dressed, barefoot and bleary-eyed outside a friend's house in London.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medio vestir

  • 5 abrir con lanceta

    (v.) = lance
    Ex. The nodules were lanced and squeezed, and the wounds were treated with copper sulfate and dressed with zinc oxide.
    * * *
    (v.) = lance

    Ex: The nodules were lanced and squeezed, and the wounds were treated with copper sulfate and dressed with zinc oxide.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrir con lanceta

  • 6 abrir cortando

    (v.) = lance
    Ex. The nodules were lanced and squeezed, and the wounds were treated with copper sulfate and dressed with zinc oxide.
    * * *
    (v.) = lance

    Ex: The nodules were lanced and squeezed, and the wounds were treated with copper sulfate and dressed with zinc oxide.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrir cortando

  • 7 acicalado

    adj.
    well-groomed, trim, clean-cut, dressy.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: acicalar.
    * * *
    1→ link=acicalar acicalar
    1 well-dressed, smart
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona] smart, spruce; pey tarted up *, overdressed
    2) [metal] polished, bright and shiny
    * * *
    - da adjetivo dressed up
    * * *
    = spic(k)-and-span, well-groomed, dapper.
    Ex. ' Spick and Span' is a comedy that examines how individuals cope with death in a society that likes to sweep things under the rug.
    Ex. Not only does keeping yourself well-groomed effect your inner personal life, of course it effects your outer life in a positive way too.
    Ex. He was looking very dapper in a pinstripe suit and tie, for some reason not sweaty and gross like everyone else.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo dressed up
    * * *
    = spic(k)-and-span, well-groomed, dapper.

    Ex: ' Spick and Span' is a comedy that examines how individuals cope with death in a society that likes to sweep things under the rug.

    Ex: Not only does keeping yourself well-groomed effect your inner personal life, of course it effects your outer life in a positive way too.
    Ex: He was looking very dapper in a pinstripe suit and tie, for some reason not sweaty and gross like everyone else.

    * * *
    dressed up
    * * *

    Del verbo acicalar: ( conjugate acicalar)

    acicalado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    acicalado    
    acicalar
    acicalado,-a adjetivo well-dressed, smart
    ' acicalado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acicalada
    English:
    doll
    - spic-and-span
    - spick-and-span
    - sleek
    - spruce
    * * *
    acicalado, -a adj
    dapper

    Spanish-English dictionary > acicalado

  • 8 actuar rápido

    (v.) = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks
    Ex. Why is it that women are so much more quick off the mark than men to be appropriately dressed when the weather turns good?.
    Ex. They were quick off the blocks and were sitting pretty with a two-goal cushion over their rivals after only fifteen minutes.
    * * *
    (v.) = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks

    Ex: Why is it that women are so much more quick off the mark than men to be appropriately dressed when the weather turns good?.

    Ex: They were quick off the blocks and were sitting pretty with a two-goal cushion over their rivals after only fifteen minutes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar rápido

  • 9 adormecidamente

    adv.
    drowsily.
    * * *
    = drowsily, groggily.
    Ex. Drowsily he slithered out of bed, opened his closet door and got dressed like he had done every morning before.
    Ex. As he groggily pulled the sweat-soaked sheet from his body, he rolled his head sideways to see the clock radio displaying 7:00 a.m.
    * * *
    = drowsily, groggily.

    Ex: Drowsily he slithered out of bed, opened his closet door and got dressed like he had done every morning before.

    Ex: As he groggily pulled the sweat-soaked sheet from his body, he rolled his head sideways to see the clock radio displaying 7:00 a.m.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adormecidamente

  • 10 adornar

    v.
    1 to decorate.
    2 to adorn.
    Ellos adornaron la estancia They adorned the room.
    Ella adornó la verdad She adorned the truth.
    3 to be decorative.
    hace falta algo que adorne we need to add some sort of decorative touch
    * * *
    1 to adorn, decorate
    2 figurado to embellish
    * * *
    verb
    1) to adorn, decorate
    2) trim
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=decorar) to adorn, decorate (de with)
    (Cos) to trim (de with) (Culin) to garnish (de with)
    2) [+ persona] (=dotar) to endow, bless (de with)
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <habitación/sombrero/comida> to decorate
    b) <relato/discurso> to embellish
    c) flores/banderas to adorn
    2.
    adornarse v pron (refl) <cabeza/pelo> to adorn
    * * *
    = embroider, deck out, ornament, adorn, stud, embellish, grace, trim, drape, ornate.
    Ex. This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. Then, from about 1830, the covering material was further ornamented in an embossing machine = Entonces, aproximadamente a partir de 1830, el material de la cubierta se adornaba aún más con la ayuda de una máquina de estampar en relieve.
    Ex. Florence used the occasion to boost its international prestige by creating a triumphal arch adorned with inscriptions and sculptures.
    Ex. Substantial improvements in access and off-street parking have been made, and shopping centers now stud the landscape.
    Ex. In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex. The greatest living theoretician of descriptive cataloging, Professor Seymour Lubetzky, graced our library with his brilliance, insight, and fierce dedication to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex. The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex. Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex. The bottom of the map is ornated with a large decorative allegoric city view of Stralsund flanked by two sea monsters.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <habitación/sombrero/comida> to decorate
    b) <relato/discurso> to embellish
    c) flores/banderas to adorn
    2.
    adornarse v pron (refl) <cabeza/pelo> to adorn
    * * *
    = embroider, deck out, ornament, adorn, stud, embellish, grace, trim, drape, ornate.

    Ex: This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.

    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: Then, from about 1830, the covering material was further ornamented in an embossing machine = Entonces, aproximadamente a partir de 1830, el material de la cubierta se adornaba aún más con la ayuda de una máquina de estampar en relieve.
    Ex: Florence used the occasion to boost its international prestige by creating a triumphal arch adorned with inscriptions and sculptures.
    Ex: Substantial improvements in access and off-street parking have been made, and shopping centers now stud the landscape.
    Ex: In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex: The greatest living theoretician of descriptive cataloging, Professor Seymour Lubetzky, graced our library with his brilliance, insight, and fierce dedication to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex: The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex: Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex: The bottom of the map is ornated with a large decorative allegoric city view of Stralsund flanked by two sea monsters.

    * * *
    adornar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 «persona» ‹habitación› to decorate; ‹vestido/sombrero› to trim, decorate; ‹plato/comida› to garnish, decorate
    adornaron la iglesia con flores they decorated o ( liter) decked the church with flowers
    2 ‹relato/discurso› to embellish
    3 «flores/banderas» to adorn
    las banderas que adornan la fachada del hotel the flags which adorn the facade of the hotel
    las virtudes/cualidades que lo adornan ( liter); the virtues/qualities with which he is blessed ( liter)
    ( refl):
    los domingos se adornan y salen de paseo on Sundays they get dressed up and go out for a stroll
    se adornó los brazos con pulseras she adorned her arms with bracelets
    * * *

    adornar ( conjugate adornar) verbo transitivo
    a)habitación/sombrero/comida to decorate

    b)relato/discurso to embellish

    c) [flores/banderas] to adorn

    adornarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ‹cabeza/pelo to adorn
    adornar verbo transitivo to adorn, decorate
    ' adornar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cinta
    - peineta
    - purpurina
    English:
    adorn
    - deck
    - decorate
    - embellish
    - embroider
    - garnish
    - hang
    - trim
    - festoon
    * * *
    vt
    1. [decorar] to decorate;
    adornó la habitación con cuadros she decorated o hung the room with paintings
    2. [aderezar] to adorn ( con with);
    adornó el relato con florituras del lenguaje she embellished the story with fancy language
    vi
    to be decorative;
    hace falta algo que adorne we need to add some sort of decorative touch
    * * *
    v/t decorate
    * * *
    decorar: to decorate, to adorn
    * * *
    adornar vb to decorate

    Spanish-English dictionary > adornar

  • 11 agarrar

    v.
    1 to grab.
    me agarró de la cintura he grabbed me by the waist
    Silvia agarró la mano de Ricardo Silvia grabbed John's hand.
    ¡si la agarro, la mato! if I catch her I'll kill her!
    me agarró desprevenido he caught me off guard
    María agarra el bejuco Mary catches the liMaría.
    3 to catch (informal) (enfermedad). (peninsular Spanish)
    4 to get, to take. ( Latin American Spanish)
    Agarrar impulso Take impulse.
    5 to take (tinte).
    6 to be taken to prison, to get nicked.
    Lo agarraron He was taken to prison.[He got nicked]
    * * *
    1 (con la mano) to clutch, seize, grasp
    2 familiar (pillar) to catch
    3 familiar (conseguir) to take advantage of
    1 (cogerse) to hold on, cling (a, to)
    2 (pegarse) to stick
    3 familiar (pelearse) to quarrel, fight
    \
    agarrar un cabreo to fly off the handle
    agarrar una borrachera to get drunk/pissed
    agarrarla to get drunk/pissed
    agarrarse a un clavo ardiendo figurado to try anything, do anything
    * * *
    verb
    1) to hold, seize, grab, grasp
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=asir)
    a) [sujetando] to hold (on to)

    entró agarrada del brazo de su padre — she came in holding her father's arm

    b) [con violencia] to grab
    c) [con fuerza] to grip
    2) (=capturar) to catch
    3) [+ resfriado] to catch
    4) * (=conseguir) to get, wangle *
    5) esp LAm (=coger)

    la casa tiene tanto trabajo que no sé por dónde agarrarla — the house needs such a lot doing to it, I don't know where to start

    agarrar el vuelo(=despegar) to take off

    6) CAm, Caribe, Méx * (=captar) to get *, understand

    agarrar a palos a algn — * to beat sb up *

    8) Caribe *** to fuck ***
    2. VI
    1) (=asir)

    agarra por este extremo — hold it by this end, take hold of it by this end

    2) (Bot) [planta] to take (root)
    3) [color] to take
    4) esp LAm (=coger)

    agarró y se fue* he upped and went *

    agarrar para(=salir) to set out for

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( sujetar) to grab, get hold of

    me agarró del brazo — ( para apoyar) she took hold of my arm; (con violencia, rapidez) she grabbed me by the arm

    2) (esp AmL) < objeto> ( tomar) to take; ( atajar) to catch

    te lo tiro agárralo! — I'll throw it to you, catch!

    no hay por dónde agarrarlo — (fam) <tema/asunto> you can't make head nor tail of it (colloq); < persona> you don't know how to take him

    3) (AmL) (pescar, atrapar) to catch

    si lo agarro, lo mato — if I get o lay my hands on him, I'll kill him

    agarrarla con alguien — (AmL fam) to take it out on somebody

    4) (esp AmL) ( adquirir) <resfriado/pulmonía> to catch; <costumbre/vicio> to pick up; < ritmo> to get into; < velocidad> to gather, pick up; (+ me/te/le etc)
    5) (AmL) ( entender) <indirecta/chiste> to get
    2.
    1) (asir, sujetar) to take hold of, hold

    toma, agarra — here, hold this

    2) planta/injerto to take; tornillo to grip, catch; ruedas to grip; tinte to take
    3) (esp AmL) (ir)
    4) (esp AmL fam)

    agarrar y...: un buen día agarró y lo dejó todo one fine day she upped and left everything; así que agarré y presenté la renuncia — so I gave in my notice there and then

    3.
    agarrarse v pron
    1) ( asirse) to hold on

    agárrate bien or fuerte — hold on tight

    ¿sabes a quién vi? agárrate! — (fam) do you know who I saw? wait for it! (colloq)

    agarrarse a or de algo — to hold on to something

    2) ( pillarse)
    3) (esp AmL) <resfriado/pulmonía> to catch
    4) (AmL fam) ( pelearse) to get into a fight
    * * *
    = grip, bust, grab, grasp.
    Ex. The entrance door should be automatic or with a handle easy to grip.
    Ex. On Saturday, a trooper stood on a street corner dressed in plain clothes and helped bust 30 people for not wearing their seat belts.
    Ex. If we move fast, we can grab the space for the library.
    Ex. A mouse is commonly moved or lifted from its cage by grasping the base of the tail.
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    * agarrarse = clutch.
    * agarrarse a = latch on to, hold to, hold on to, hold fast to, cling to.
    * agarrarse a un clavo ardiendo = catch at + straws, grasp at + straws, clutch at + straws.
    * agarrarse desesperadamente = hang on + for dear life, cling on + for dear life.
    * agarrarse los machos = batten down + the hatches.
    * agarrar un resfriado de muerte = catch + Posesivo + death (of cold).
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( sujetar) to grab, get hold of

    me agarró del brazo — ( para apoyar) she took hold of my arm; (con violencia, rapidez) she grabbed me by the arm

    2) (esp AmL) < objeto> ( tomar) to take; ( atajar) to catch

    te lo tiro agárralo! — I'll throw it to you, catch!

    no hay por dónde agarrarlo — (fam) <tema/asunto> you can't make head nor tail of it (colloq); < persona> you don't know how to take him

    3) (AmL) (pescar, atrapar) to catch

    si lo agarro, lo mato — if I get o lay my hands on him, I'll kill him

    agarrarla con alguien — (AmL fam) to take it out on somebody

    4) (esp AmL) ( adquirir) <resfriado/pulmonía> to catch; <costumbre/vicio> to pick up; < ritmo> to get into; < velocidad> to gather, pick up; (+ me/te/le etc)
    5) (AmL) ( entender) <indirecta/chiste> to get
    2.
    1) (asir, sujetar) to take hold of, hold

    toma, agarra — here, hold this

    2) planta/injerto to take; tornillo to grip, catch; ruedas to grip; tinte to take
    3) (esp AmL) (ir)
    4) (esp AmL fam)

    agarrar y...: un buen día agarró y lo dejó todo one fine day she upped and left everything; así que agarré y presenté la renuncia — so I gave in my notice there and then

    3.
    agarrarse v pron
    1) ( asirse) to hold on

    agárrate bien or fuerte — hold on tight

    ¿sabes a quién vi? agárrate! — (fam) do you know who I saw? wait for it! (colloq)

    agarrarse a or de algo — to hold on to something

    2) ( pillarse)
    3) (esp AmL) <resfriado/pulmonía> to catch
    4) (AmL fam) ( pelearse) to get into a fight
    * * *
    = grip, bust, grab, grasp.

    Ex: The entrance door should be automatic or with a handle easy to grip.

    Ex: On Saturday, a trooper stood on a street corner dressed in plain clothes and helped bust 30 people for not wearing their seat belts.
    Ex: If we move fast, we can grab the space for the library.
    Ex: A mouse is commonly moved or lifted from its cage by grasping the base of the tail.
    * agarrarse = clutch.
    * agarrarse a = latch on to, hold to, hold on to, hold fast to, cling to.
    * agarrarse a un clavo ardiendo = catch at + straws, grasp at + straws, clutch at + straws.
    * agarrarse desesperadamente = hang on + for dear life, cling on + for dear life.
    * agarrarse los machos = batten down + the hatches.
    * agarrar un resfriado de muerte = catch + Posesivo + death (of cold).

    * * *
    agarrar [A1 ]
    vt
    A (sujetar) to get hold of, grab
    lo agarró de or por las solapas he grabbed him o took hold of him by the lapels
    agárralo, que se va a caer grab him, he's going to fall
    me agarró del brazo (para apoyarse) she took hold of my arm; (con violencia, rapidez) she grabbed me by the arm, she seized my arm
    ya agarra bien el sonajero she can already hold her rattle properly
    B ( esp AmL) ‹objeto› (tomar) to take; (atajar) to catch
    agarra el dinero de mi cartera take the money out of my wallet
    agarra un papel y toma nota get a piece of paper and take this down
    ¿alguien agarró el libro que dejé en la mesa? did anyone pick up o take the book I left on the table?
    ¿puedo agarrar una manzana? may I take an apple?
    agarró las llaves/sus cosas y se fue he took the keys/his things and left
    te lo tiro ¡agárralo! I'll throw it to you, catch!
    este capítulo es dificilísimo, no hay or no tiene por dónde agarrarlo ( fam); this chapter is really difficult, I can't make head nor tail of it ( colloq)
    C
    1 ( AmL) (pescar, atrapar) to catch
    si te agarra el profesor, ya verás if the teacher catches you, you'll be for it
    si lo agarro, lo mato if I get o lay my hands on him, I'll kill him
    se acaba de ir, pero si corres, lo agarras he's just left, but if you run, you'll catch him
    me agarró desprevenido/de buen humor she caught me off guard/in a good mood
    agarrarla con algn ( AmL fam); to take it out on sb
    2 (CS fam) (con una pregunta) to catch … out, stump
    3 (CS) ‹televisión/emisora› to get, pick up
    D
    1 ‹resfriado› to catch
    no salgas así, vas a agarrar una pulmonía don't go out like that, you'll catch your death of cold
    2 ‹velocidad› to gather, pick up
    3 ‹asco/odio/miedo› (+ me/te/le etc):
    se ha caído tantas veces que le ha agarrado miedo al caballo she's had so many falls that now she's afraid of the horse
    con los años le he ido agarrando cariño over the years I've grown fond of her
    4 (entender) ‹indirecta/chiste› to get
    5 ( RPl) ‹calle› to take
    ■ agarrar
    vi
    A (asir, sujetar) to take hold of, hold
    toma, agarra here, hold this
    agarra por ahí take o get hold of that part
    B
    1 «planta/injerto» to take
    2 «tornillo» to grip, catch; «ruedas» to grip
    3 «tinte» to take
    C ( esp AmL) (ir) agarrar POR algo; ‹por una calle/la costa› to go ALONG sth agarrar PARA algo to head FOR sth
    agarraron para la capital they headed for the capital
    tiene tantos problemas, que no sabe para dónde agarrar he has so many problems, he doesn't know which way to turn
    D
    ( esp AmL fam): agarrar y …: un buen día agarró y lo dejó todo one fine day she upped and left everything
    cuando ya había hecho la reserva agarra y me dice que no quiere ir I had already made the reservations when he goes and tells me he doesn't want to go
    así que agarré y presenté la renuncia so I gave in my notice on the spot o there and then
    A (asirse) to hold on
    agárrate bien or fuerte hold on tight
    ¿sabes cuánto dinero nos queda? ¡agárrate! ( fam); do you know how much money we have left? wait for it! o prepare yourself for a shock! ( colloq)
    agarrarse A or DE algo to hold on TO sth
    se agarró al or del pasamanos she held on to o gripped the handrail
    iban agarrados del brazo they were walking along arm in arm
    se agarró de eso para no venir he latched on to that as an excuse not to come
    se ha agarrado a esa promesa/esperanza she's clinging to that promise/hope
    B
    (pillarse): me agarré el dedo en el cajón I caught my finger in the drawer
    C
    se agarró una rabieta he got o flew into a temper
    ¡qué disgusto se agarró cuando se enteró! she got really upset when she heard!
    D ( AmL fam)
    1 (pelearse, reñir) agarrarse CON algn to have a fight o an argument WITH sb ( colloq)
    no vale la pena agarrarse con él por esa estupidez there's no point arguing with him over a silly thing like that
    agarrársela(s) con algn ( AmL fam); to take it out on sb ( colloq)
    se las agarró conmigo he took it out on me
    2
    (pelearse): se agarraron a patadas/puñetazos they started kicking/punching each other
    por poco se agarran de los pelos they almost came to blows
    E (pegarse) «comida» to stick
    * * *

     

    agarrar ( conjugate agarrar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( sujetar) to grab, get hold of;


    (con violencia, rapidez) she grabbed me by the arm
    2 (esp AmL) ‹ objeto› ( tomar) to take;
    ( atajar) to catch;

    3 (AmL) (pescar, atrapar) to catch;
    si lo agarro, lo mato if I get o lay my hands on him, I'll kill him

    4 (esp AmL) ( adquirir) ‹resfriado/pulmonía to catch;
    costumbre/vicio to pick up;
    ritmo to get into;
    velocidad to gather, pick up;

    le agarró asco he got sick of it;
    le he agarrado odio I've come to hate him
    5 (AmL) ( entender) ‹indirecta/chiste to get
    verbo intransitivo
    1 (asir, sujetar):
    toma, agarra here, hold this;

    agarra por ahí take hold of that part
    2 [planta/injerto] to take;
    [ tornillo] to grip, catch;
    [ ruedas] to grip;
    [ tinte] to take
    agarrarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( asirse) to hold on;
    agárrate bien or fuerte hold on tight;
    agarrarse a or de algo to hold on to sth;

    2dedo/manga to catch;

    3 (esp AmL) ‹resfriado/pulmonía to catch;

    agarrarse un disgusto/una rabieta to get upset/into a temper
    4 (AmL fam) ( pelearse) to get into a fight;

    agarrarse con algn to have a set-to with sb (colloq)
    agarrar verbo transitivo
    1 (sujetar con fuerza) to grasp, seize: lo tienes bien agarrado, you are holding it tightly
    2 LAm (coger) to take
    3 fam (pillar a alguien, un resfriado) to catch
    agarrar(se) una borrachera, to get drunk o fam pissed
    ' agarrar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    coger
    - melopea
    - sujetar
    - tomar
    - turca
    - alcanzar
    - atajar
    - cuete
    - fuerte
    - hueveo
    - insolación
    - jalar
    - mano
    - mona
    English:
    blind
    - catch
    - clasp
    - clutch
    - collar
    - grab
    - grasp
    - grip
    - hold
    - seize
    - take
    - act
    - bust
    - clench
    - get
    - knack
    - latch
    - nab
    - nail
    - pick
    - red
    - rope
    - surprise
    - unawares
    - up
    * * *
    vt
    1. [asir] to grab;
    me agarró de la cintura he grabbed me by the waist;
    agarra bien al niño y no se caerá hold onto the child tight and he won't fall
    2. Fam [pillar] [ladrón] to catch;
    ¡si la agarro, la mato! if I catch her I'll kill her!;
    me agarró desprevenido he caught me off guard
    3. Esp Fam [pillar] [enfermedad] to catch
    4. Comp
    Fam
    agarrarla, agarrar una buena to get sloshed;
    Fam
    esta novela no hay por dónde agarrarla I can't make head or tail of this novel;
    RP Fam
    agarrar la mano a algo to get to grips with sth;
    Méx Fam
    agarrar patín to have a good laugh;
    RP Fam
    agarrar viaje to accept an offer;
    RP Fam
    agarrar viento en la camiseta to really get going;
    después de un comienzo accidentado, el proyecto agarró viento en la camiseta after a shaky start the project really took off
    vi
    1. Esp [asir]
    agarrar de to take hold of;
    ¡agarra de la cuerda! grab the rope!
    2. [tinte] to take
    3. [planta] to take root
    4. [ruedas] to grip
    5. [clavo] to go in;
    el tornillo no ha agarrado the screw hasn't gone in properly
    6. Am [encaminarse]
    agarrar para to head for;
    agarró para la izquierda he took a left;
    RP Fam
    agarrar para el lado de los tomates to get hold of the wrong end of the stick
    7. [tomar costumbre]
    agarrarle a alguien por: le agarró por el baile she took it into her head to take up dancing;
    le agarró por cantar en medio de la clase he got it into his head to start singing in the middle of the class;
    le agarró por no tomar alcohol she suddenly started not drinking alcohol;
    ¿está aprendiendo ruso? – sí, le agarró por ahí is she learning Russian? – yes, that's her latest mad idea
    8. Comp
    Fam
    agarrar y hacer algo to go and do sth;
    agarró y se fue she upped and went;
    agarró y me dio una bofetada she went and slapped me
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 ( asir) grab
    2 ( atrapar, pescar), resfriado catch
    3 L.Am. ( tomar) take
    4 L.Am.
    velocidad gather, pick up
    5 L.Am.
    agarrar una calle go up o along a street
    II v/i
    1 ( asirse) hold on
    2 de planta take root
    3 L.Am.
    por un lugar go;
    agarró y se fue he upped and went
    * * *
    1) : to grab, to grasp
    2) : to catch, to take
    agarrar y fam : to do (something) abruptly
    el día siguiente agarró y se fue: the next day he up and left
    * * *
    1. (coger) to grab [pt. & pp. grabbed]
    2. (sujetar) to hold [pt. & pp. held]
    3. (atrapar, contraer) to catch [pt. & pp. caught]

    Spanish-English dictionary > agarrar

  • 12 aliñado

    Ex. Meatloaf is a meat dish consisting of seasoned ground meat (usually ground beef or a combination of ground beef with veal, lamb or pork), which is formed into loaf shape and baked.
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    * ensalada aliñada = tossed salad.
    * * *

    Ex: Meatloaf is a meat dish consisting of seasoned ground meat (usually ground beef or a combination of ground beef with veal, lamb or pork), which is formed into loaf shape and baked.

    * ensalada aliñada = tossed salad.

    * * *
    aliñado, -a adj
    [ensalada] dressed; [carne] seasoned

    Spanish-English dictionary > aliñado

  • 13 almidonado

    adj.
    starched, starchy.
    m.
    starching, stiffening.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: almidonar.
    * * *
    1→ link=almidonar almidonar
    1 familiar (demasiado acicalado) dressed up to the nines
    2 familiar (estirado) stuffy, starchy, uptight
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [ropa] starched
    2) [persona] (=estirado) stiff, starchy; (=pulcro) dapper, spruce
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam) < persona> ( estirado) stuffy (colloq); ( demasiado acicalado)
    * * *
    = starched, starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.].
    Ex. The traditional image of nurses, mostly women, in starched uniforms and white caps, giving care at the bedside in the hospital is out of date.
    Ex. This is a collection of pictures of codgers from all over the world who look starchy, pompous, haughty or grumpy.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam) < persona> ( estirado) stuffy (colloq); ( demasiado acicalado)
    * * *
    = starched, starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.].

    Ex: The traditional image of nurses, mostly women, in starched uniforms and white caps, giving care at the bedside in the hospital is out of date.

    Ex: This is a collection of pictures of codgers from all over the world who look starchy, pompous, haughty or grumpy.

    * * *
    A ‹ropa/mantel› starched
    B ( fam) ‹persona› (estirado) stuffy ( colloq), starchy ( colloq)
    (demasiado acicalado): sus niños van siempre tan almidonados her children are always dressed so neat and tidy
    * * *
    almidonado, -a
    adj
    starched
    nm
    starching
    * * *
    adj fig
    stuffy, starchy

    Spanish-English dictionary > almidonado

  • 14 almohadillado

    adj.
    padded.
    m.
    stonework, ashlar, bossage, dressed stone.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: almohadillar.
    * * *
    1 (relleno) padding
    2 ARQUITECTURA (acción) rustication; (resultado) rustic, rustic work
    ————————
    1→ link=almohadillar almohadillar
    1 (forrado) padded
    2 ARQUITECTURA rusticated
    1 (relleno) padding
    2 ARQUITECTURA (acción) rustication; (resultado) rustic, rustic work
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ (=acolchado) padded, stuffed; (Arquit) dressed
    2.
    * * *
    Ex. Last year I did not prefer cushioned running shoes, but now I'm a year older with new aches and pains, so I want a shoe with added support.
    * * *

    Ex: Last year I did not prefer cushioned running shoes, but now I'm a year older with new aches and pains, so I want a shoe with added support.

    * * *
    almohadillado, -a adj
    padded
    * * *
    adj codera, hombrera padded

    Spanish-English dictionary > almohadillado

  • 15 amarillento

    adj.
    1 yellowish, waxen, yellowing, yellowed.
    Ella se logró vestir a tiempo She was able to get dressed on time.
    2 flavescens.
    * * *
    1 yellowish
    * * *
    ADJ (=que tira a amarillo) yellowish; [tez] pale, sallow
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo yellowish
    * * *
    = yellowish, yellowed.
    Ex. The term beige, sometimes referred to as 'light greyish yellowish brown', is commonly used to the description of book-cloth colours.
    Ex. The use of microforms solves such problems as missing pages from bound periodicals, out-of-print materials and yellowed and tattered newspapers.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo yellowish
    * * *
    = yellowish, yellowed.

    Ex: The term beige, sometimes referred to as 'light greyish yellowish brown', is commonly used to the description of book-cloth colours.

    Ex: The use of microforms solves such problems as missing pages from bound periodicals, out-of-print materials and yellowed and tattered newspapers.

    * * *
    yellowish
    * * *

    amarillento
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    yellowish
    amarillento,-a adjetivo yellowish

    ' amarillento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amarillenta
    English:
    sallow
    - discolor
    * * *
    amarillento, -a, Col, Méx, Ven amarilloso, -a adj
    yellowish
    * * *
    adj yellowish
    * * *
    amarillento, -ta adj
    : yellowish

    Spanish-English dictionary > amarillento

  • 16 andrajo

    m.
    rag.
    * * *
    1 rag, tatter
    * * *
    SM
    1) rag, tatter

    andrajos — rags, tatters

    estar en andrajos, estar hecho un andrajo — to be in rags

    2) (=pillo) rascal, good-for-nothing
    3) (=bagatela) trifle, mere nothing
    * * *

    vestido de or con andrajos — dressed in rags

    * * *
    = tatter.
    Ex. I carried that letter in my wallet as a talisman of hope for a year, until it dissolved in tatters.
    ----
    * andrajos = rags.
    * * *

    vestido de or con andrajos — dressed in rags

    * * *

    Ex: I carried that letter in my wallet as a talisman of hope for a year, until it dissolved in tatters.

    * andrajos = rags.

    * * *
    rag
    va vestido de or con andrajos he goes about dressed in rags
    este abrigo está hecho un andrajo this coat is falling apart o is falling to bits o is in tatters
    * * *

    andrajo sustantivo masculino
    rag
    ' andrajo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    trapo
    * * *
    rag;
    vestido con andrajos dressed in rags

    Spanish-English dictionary > andrajo

  • 17 andrajos

    m.pl.
    tatters.
    * * *
    noun m. plural
    * * *
    (n.) = rags
    Ex. There was an old woman on the sidewalk, stooped-over scrawny and dressed up in nothing but rags.
    * * *
    (n.) = rags

    Ex: There was an old woman on the sidewalk, stooped-over scrawny and dressed up in nothing but rags.

    * * *

    andrajos mpl rags, tatters
    ' andrajos' also found in these entries:
    English:
    rag
    * * *
    andrajos nmpl
    : rags, tatters
    * * *
    andrajos npl rags

    Spanish-English dictionary > andrajos

  • 18 andrajoso

    adj.
    tattered, in rags and tatters, down-at-heel, in rags.
    * * *
    1 ragged, in tatters
    * * *
    (f. - andrajosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ ragged, in tatters
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo ragged
    * * *
    = ragged, tattered, shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], scruff, in tatters.
    Ex. Mr Imray had libraries in his metropolitan ragged schools where mendicant readers took pleasure in reading.
    Ex. He inherited a deplorable 'library' with a randomly-chosen collection of tattered, torn, defaced books.
    Ex. Behind the shabby desk was a rather shabby man, with a tired and indecisive face.
    Ex. Behind the shabby desk was a rather shabby man, with a tired and indecisive face.
    Ex. Part of the reason he is such a scruff is he took on sponsorship to raise money for charity by agreeing to not have his beard or hair cut for the better part of a year.
    Ex. Saddam Hussein, the tyrant of Iraq, was pitiful when he was discovered in his hiding spot dirty, hungry and in tatters.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo ragged
    * * *
    = ragged, tattered, shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.], scruff, in tatters.

    Ex: Mr Imray had libraries in his metropolitan ragged schools where mendicant readers took pleasure in reading.

    Ex: He inherited a deplorable 'library' with a randomly-chosen collection of tattered, torn, defaced books.
    Ex: Behind the shabby desk was a rather shabby man, with a tired and indecisive face.
    Ex: Behind the shabby desk was a rather shabby man, with a tired and indecisive face.
    Ex: Part of the reason he is such a scruff is he took on sponsorship to raise money for charity by agreeing to not have his beard or hair cut for the better part of a year.
    Ex: Saddam Hussein, the tyrant of Iraq, was pitiful when he was discovered in his hiding spot dirty, hungry and in tatters.

    * * *
    ‹mendigo› ragged; ‹ropa› ragged, in tatters
    * * *

    andrajoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    ragged
    andrajoso,-a adjetivo ragged, tattered

    ' andrajoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    andrajosa
    - zarrapastrosa
    - zarrapastroso
    English:
    ragged
    - rag
    * * *
    andrajoso, -a
    adj
    [ropa, persona] ragged
    nm,f
    person dressed in rags
    * * *
    adj ragged
    * * *
    andrajoso, -sa adj
    : ragged, tattered

    Spanish-English dictionary > andrajoso

  • 19 anuncio

    m.
    1 announcement.
    2 sign, herald (presagio).
    3 ad, commercial, insertion, advertisement.
    4 signboard, shopsign.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: anunciar.
    * * *
    1 (aviso) announcement; (signo) sign
    2 (publicidad) advertisement, advert, ad
    3 (valla publicitaria) hoarding, US billboard
    4 (cartel) poster, notice
    \
    anuncios económicos / anuncios clasificados classified adverts, small ads
    anuncios por palabras classified adverts, small ads
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) advertisement, ad, commercial
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Com) [en un periódico] advertisement, advert, ad *; [en TV, radio] advertisement, advert, commercial; (=cartel) poster

    prohibido fijar o pegar anuncios — post o stick no bills

    anuncio publicitario — advertisement, advert, commercial

    anuncios clasificadosclassified ads *, classified advertisements, classifieds

    anuncios por palabras — classified ads, small ads *

    tablón
    2) (=notificación) announcement
    3) (=presagio) omen, sign

    fue un anuncio de las desgracias futurasit was an omen o a sign of the misfortunes to come

    * * *
    1) ( de noticia) announcement; ( presagio) sign, omen
    2) (Com, Marketing) ( en periódico) advertisement, ad (colloq); ( en televisión) commercial

    insertar un anuncio en el periódicoto place o put an advertisement in the newspaper

    prohibido fijar anunciosbill stickers o posters will be prosecuted

    * * *
    = announcement, notice, spot, advert.
    Nota: Abreviatura de advertisment.
    Ex. Printed current awareness bulletins may be produced from similar facilities to those in above, except that here the announcement will relate only to newly added items.
    Ex. Notices may be useful in this context for the user who wishes to familiarise himself with the workings of the catalogue before approaching a terminal.
    Ex. Standard advertising mechanisms, such as spots on radio and television, signs in buses and on billboards, and widely disseminated leaflets are used if money is available.
    Ex. There was no support for a hypothesis that there would be more provocatively dressed women in sporting event adverts than in those accompanying soap operas or prime time shows = No se confirmó la hipótesis de que habría más mujeres vestidas de una forma provocativa en los anuncios de los acontecimientos deportivos que en los que se emiten con las telenovelas o con los programas de mayor audiencia.
    ----
    * anuncio comercial = commercial.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad, classified advertisement.
    * anuncio de empleo = job advertisement.
    * anuncio de trabajo = help wanted ad, help wanted notice.
    * anuncio oficial = official announcement.
    * anuncio personal = personal ad.
    * anuncio por palabras = classified advertisement, classified ad.
    * anuncio publicitario = ad (advertisement), advertisement (ad), spot advertising.
    * anuncio publicitario de la radio = radio commercial, sound bite, radio spot.
    * anuncio publicitario de televisión = television commercial.
    * anuncio publicitario de un libro = advertising blurb.
    * anuncio publicitario por radio = radio spot, sound bite, radio commercial.
    * anuncio publicitario por televisión = television spot.
    * anuncios de trabajo = help-wanted advertising.
    * anuncios en los medios de comunicación = media releases.
    * cancioncilla de anuncio publicitario = jingle.
    * hombre anuncio = sandwich man, sandwich-board man, human billboard.
    * mantenido por anuncios = ad-driven, advertisement driven.
    * programas espía de anuncios = adware.
    * sintonía de anuncio publicitario = jingle.
    * tablón de anuncios = noticeboard, bulletin board, message board, display board.
    * tablón de anuncios electrónico = online bulletin board.
    * tablón electrónico de anuncios = electronic bulletin board (EEB), bulletin board system (BBS).
    * * *
    1) ( de noticia) announcement; ( presagio) sign, omen
    2) (Com, Marketing) ( en periódico) advertisement, ad (colloq); ( en televisión) commercial

    insertar un anuncio en el periódicoto place o put an advertisement in the newspaper

    prohibido fijar anunciosbill stickers o posters will be prosecuted

    * * *
    = announcement, notice, spot, advert.
    Nota: Abreviatura de advertisment.

    Ex: Printed current awareness bulletins may be produced from similar facilities to those in above, except that here the announcement will relate only to newly added items.

    Ex: Notices may be useful in this context for the user who wishes to familiarise himself with the workings of the catalogue before approaching a terminal.
    Ex: Standard advertising mechanisms, such as spots on radio and television, signs in buses and on billboards, and widely disseminated leaflets are used if money is available.
    Ex: There was no support for a hypothesis that there would be more provocatively dressed women in sporting event adverts than in those accompanying soap operas or prime time shows = No se confirmó la hipótesis de que habría más mujeres vestidas de una forma provocativa en los anuncios de los acontecimientos deportivos que en los que se emiten con las telenovelas o con los programas de mayor audiencia.
    * anuncio comercial = commercial.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad, classified advertisement.
    * anuncio de empleo = job advertisement.
    * anuncio de trabajo = help wanted ad, help wanted notice.
    * anuncio oficial = official announcement.
    * anuncio personal = personal ad.
    * anuncio por palabras = classified advertisement, classified ad.
    * anuncio publicitario = ad (advertisement), advertisement (ad), spot advertising.
    * anuncio publicitario de la radio = radio commercial, sound bite, radio spot.
    * anuncio publicitario de televisión = television commercial.
    * anuncio publicitario de un libro = advertising blurb.
    * anuncio publicitario por radio = radio spot, sound bite, radio commercial.
    * anuncio publicitario por televisión = television spot.
    * anuncios de trabajo = help-wanted advertising.
    * anuncios en los medios de comunicación = media releases.
    * cancioncilla de anuncio publicitario = jingle.
    * hombre anuncio = sandwich man, sandwich-board man, human billboard.
    * mantenido por anuncios = ad-driven, advertisement driven.
    * programas espía de anuncios = adware.
    * sintonía de anuncio publicitario = jingle.
    * tablón de anuncios = noticeboard, bulletin board, message board, display board.
    * tablón de anuncios electrónico = online bulletin board.
    * tablón electrónico de anuncios = electronic bulletin board (EEB), bulletin board system (BBS).

    * * *
    A
    1 (de una noticia) announcement
    2 (presagio) sign, omen
    un anuncio de muerte an augur of death ( liter)
    B ( Com, Marketing) (en un periódico) advertisement, ad ( colloq); (en la televisión) commercial, advertisement ( BrE)
    insertar un anuncio en el periódico to place o put an advertisement in the newspaper
    puse un anuncio en la facultad I put an ad o ( BrE) advert up in the department
    [ S ] prohibido fijar anuncios bill stickers o posters will be prosecuted, stick no bills
    Compuestos:
    advice of dispatch
    display advertisement
    anuncios breves or clasificados
    mpl classified advertisements (pl), classified section
    mpl classified advertisements (pl), classified section
    * * *

     

    Del verbo anunciar: ( conjugate anunciar)

    anuncio es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    anunció es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    anunciar    
    anuncio
    anunciar ( conjugate anunciar) verbo transitivo
    a)noticia/decisión to announce, make … public;

    lluvias/tormentas to forecast
    b) (frml) ‹ persona to announce


    anuncio sustantivo masculino

    ( presagio) sign, omen
    b) ( en periódico) advertisement, ad (colloq);

    ( en televisión) commercial;
    anuncios clasificados or por palabras classified advertisements (pl)
    anunciar verbo transitivo
    1 (promocionar un producto) to advertise
    2 (notificar) to announce
    anuncio sustantivo masculino
    1 (publicitario) advertisment, advert, ad
    2 (noticia) announcement
    3 (cartel, letrero) notice, poster
    ' anuncio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    convenir
    - fotolito
    - insertar
    - musiquilla
    - necesitar
    - presagio
    - aviso
    - comercial
    - convocatoria
    - lema
    - pasar
    - poner
    - recortar
    - spot
    English:
    ad
    - advert
    - advertise
    - advertisement
    - announcement
    - bulletin
    - capture
    - commercial
    - marriage
    - notice
    - sandwich-board
    - sandwich-man
    - short
    - small ad
    - spot
    - spread
    - stick up
    - word
    - bedlam
    - fix
    - go
    - small
    * * *
    1. [de noticia] announcement
    2. [cartel, aviso] notice;
    [póster] poster anuncio luminoso illuminated sign
    3. [publicitario] [en prensa] advertisement, Br advert;
    [en televisión] advertisement, commercial, Br advert anuncios breves classified ads o adverts;
    anuncios clasificados classified ads o adverts;
    anuncios por palabras classified ads o adverts;
    anuncio personal [por palabras] personal advert;
    anuncio publicitario display advertisement
    4. [presagio] sign, herald;
    esas nubes son un anuncio de tormenta those clouds mean a storm is on its way;
    el enfrentamiento era el anuncio de una cruenta guerra civil the clash was the prelude to a bloody civil war
    * * *
    m
    1 announcement
    2 ( presagio) sign
    3 COM advertisement;
    sección de anuncios advertisement section;
    anuncio luminoso illuminated sign
    * * *
    1) : announcement
    2) : advertisement, commercial
    * * *
    1. (declaración) announcement
    2. (de publicidad) advertisement / advert

    Spanish-English dictionary > anuncio

  • 20 armario

    m.
    1 cupboard.
    armario empotrado fitted cupboard/wardrobe
    2 cabinet, storage cupboard.
    * * *
    1 (para ropa) wardrobe, US closet; (de cocina) cupboard
    \
    armario empotrado built-in wardrobe, built-in cupboard
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM [de cocina] cupboard, closet (EEUU); [de ropa] wardrobe, closet (EEUU)

    armario ropero — wardrobe, closet (EEUU)

    * * *
    a) ( para ropa - mueble) wardrobe; (- empotrado) closet (AmE), wardrobe (BrE)
    b) ( de cocina) cupboard; ( de cuarto de baño) cabinet
    * * *
    = cupboard, credenza, cabinet, closet, wardrobe.
    Ex. It used to be common practice to keep certain books in the librarian's office or in a locked cupboard (eg books on sex), so a dummy book was place on the appropriate shelf.
    Ex. Suddenly, he extracted from his pocket a set of keys and wheeled his chair toward the credenza.
    Ex. This article describes the main options available (filing cabinets, open shelving, cabinets, carousels, mobile racking, rotary storage) and assesses how these can be applied.
    Ex. Drowsily he slithered out of bed, opened his closet door and got dressed like he had done every morning before.
    Ex. In the bedroom there is a wardrobe, a bed, two bedside rugs, a chest of drawers, two bedside tables, and a coat-stand.
    ----
    * almacenamiento en armarios = cabinet storage.
    * armario de aseo = bathroom cabinet.
    * armario de baño = bathroom cabinet.
    * armario de cocina = kitchen cabinet.
    * armario de cuarto de baño = bathroom cabinet.
    * armario de la ropa blanca = linen closet, linen cupboard.
    * armario de suministros = stock cupboard.
    * armario empotrado = fitted wardrobe.
    * salido del armario = out-of-the-closet.
    * salir del armario = come out of + the closet.
    * * *
    a) ( para ropa - mueble) wardrobe; (- empotrado) closet (AmE), wardrobe (BrE)
    b) ( de cocina) cupboard; ( de cuarto de baño) cabinet
    * * *
    = cupboard, credenza, cabinet, closet, wardrobe.

    Ex: It used to be common practice to keep certain books in the librarian's office or in a locked cupboard (eg books on sex), so a dummy book was place on the appropriate shelf.

    Ex: Suddenly, he extracted from his pocket a set of keys and wheeled his chair toward the credenza.
    Ex: This article describes the main options available (filing cabinets, open shelving, cabinets, carousels, mobile racking, rotary storage) and assesses how these can be applied.
    Ex: Drowsily he slithered out of bed, opened his closet door and got dressed like he had done every morning before.
    Ex: In the bedroom there is a wardrobe, a bed, two bedside rugs, a chest of drawers, two bedside tables, and a coat-stand.
    * almacenamiento en armarios = cabinet storage.
    * armario de aseo = bathroom cabinet.
    * armario de baño = bathroom cabinet.
    * armario de cocina = kitchen cabinet.
    * armario de cuarto de baño = bathroom cabinet.
    * armario de la ropa blanca = linen closet, linen cupboard.
    * armario de suministros = stock cupboard.
    * armario empotrado = fitted wardrobe.
    * salido del armario = out-of-the-closet.
    * salir del armario = come out of + the closet.

    * * *
    1 (para ropa) closet ( AmE), wardrobe ( BrE)
    2 (de cocina) cupboard, closet ( AmE)
    Compuestos:
    closet/wardrobe with mirrors on both sides of the doors
    (para ropa) built-in closet ( AmE), fitted o built-in wardrobe ( BrE); (de cocina etc) fitted o built-in cupboard
    closet ( AmE), wardrobe ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    armario sustantivo masculino

    (— empotrado) closet (AmE), wardrobe (BrE)

    ( de cuarto de baño) cabinet
    armario m (ropero) GB wardrobe, US closet
    (de cocina) cupboard
    armario empotrado, built-in wardrobe o cupboard
    ' armario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    capacidad
    - cotillear
    - cuerpo
    - empotrado-a
    - guardar
    - ordenar
    - taquilla
    - adosar
    - bajar
    - barra
    - botiquín
    - encima
    - escaparate
    - escarbar
    - gabinete
    - guardarropa
    - orden
    - percha
    - poner
    - rincón
    - vaciar
    English:
    back
    - bare
    - built-in
    - cabinet
    - clear out
    - closet
    - cubbyhole
    - cupboard
    - fitted wardrobe
    - linen
    - locker
    - shelf
    - skeleton
    - tilt
    - turn out
    - walk-in
    - wardrobe
    - from
    * * *
    1. [para objetos] cupboard;
    [para ropa] wardrobe; Fam
    salir del armario to come out of the closet
    armario empotrado Br fitted o US built-in cupboard/wardrobe;
    armario de luna wardrobe [with mirrors on the doors];
    armario ropero wardrobe
    2. Fam [jugador, deportista] Br donkey, US goat
    * * *
    m closet, wardrobe; de cocina cabinet, Br
    cupboard
    * * *
    1) clóset, ropero: closet
    2) alacena: cupboard
    * * *
    1. (en general) cupboard
    2. (ropero) wardrobe

    Spanish-English dictionary > armario

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