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accomplished

  • 1 T

    f.
    t, letter t.
    * * *
    I
    =t [te]
    SF (=letra) T, t II
    ABR
    =t ABR = tonelada t, ton
    * * *
    t femenino (read as [te]) the letter T, t
    * * *
    ----
    * S + T (Ciencia y Tecnología) = S & T (Science and Technology).
    * T-1 = T-1.
    * T-3 = T-3.
    * * *
    t femenino (read as [te]) the letter T, t
    * * *
    * S + T (Ciencia y Tecnología) = S & T (Science and Technology).
    * T-1 = T-1.
    * T-3 = T-3.
    * * *
    T, t
    ( read as /te/)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    T    
    T.    
    t.
    T,
    ◊ t sustantivo femenino (read as /te/) the letter T, t

    T, t f (letra) T, t

    't' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abandonar
    - abandonarse
    - abarcar
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatir
    - abate
    - abatimiento
    - abonarse
    - abortar
    - abrir
    - abreviar
    - abrigar
    - absoluta
    - absolutamente
    - absoluto
    - abundar
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - acalorarse
    - acariciar
    - acaso
    - aceptar
    - aceptación
    - acero
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - achacar
    - achantarse
    - aclararse
    - aclimatarse
    - aconsejar
    - acordarse
    - adelantar
    - adelante
    - adiós
    - adivinar
    - adónde
    - advertir
    - agradar
    - agrado
    - aguantar
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alarde
    - alcanzar
    - algo
    - almorzar
    English:
    abate
    - abbot
    - abbreviate
    - abdicate
    - ability
    - abort
    - abortive
    - about
    - absolute
    - accelerate
    - accelerator
    - accentuate
    - accommodate
    - accomplished
    - accumulate
    - accurate
    - acetate
    - acetone
    - achieve
    - achievement
    - acquisitive
    - acquit
    - activate
    - activity
    - acute
    - additive
    - adequate
    - administrative
    - administrator
    - admit
    - admittance
    - admittedly
    - adulterate
    - adversity
    - advert
    - advertisement
    - advocate
    - affectionate
    - affiliated
    - affinity
    - affirmative
    - afloat
    - afterthought
    - aggravate
    - aggravating
    - aggregate
    - agitate
    - agitator
    - airport
    - airtight
    * * *
    T
    1. (abrev de torre) [en notación de ajedrez] R
    2. (abrev de tara) t
    T, t [te] nf
    [letra] T, t
    * * *
    t nf
    : twenty-first letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > T

  • 2 a

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


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

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

    c) al + inf:


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



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

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

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

    ◊ ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

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


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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 3 a largo plazo

    (adj.) = 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
    Ex. For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.
    Ex. This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex. In September 1973, the University of Washington initiated implementation of a formal long-range planing process for the total university system.
    Ex. Ostensibly, the maneuver was accomplished to curb patronage abuses and make it easier to dismiss deadwood employees in the long run.
    Ex. The use of agents is necessary but not ideal, because an agent often represents rival concerns, and aims for a quick turnover rather than long-term profitability.
    Ex. Some feel that these sessions can be 'self-defeating over the long run because they are based on a reward-punishment psychology that serves to intensify the pressure on the individual'.
    Ex. But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex. Findings indicate that the short-run success of methadone programs does not automatically translate into long-run abstinence.
    Ex. In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex. These processes can be viewed as near-term and far-term.
    * * *
    (adj.) = 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

    Ex: For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.

    Ex: This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex: In September 1973, the University of Washington initiated implementation of a formal long-range planing process for the total university system.
    Ex: Ostensibly, the maneuver was accomplished to curb patronage abuses and make it easier to dismiss deadwood employees in the long run.
    Ex: The use of agents is necessary but not ideal, because an agent often represents rival concerns, and aims for a quick turnover rather than long-term profitability.
    Ex: Some feel that these sessions can be 'self-defeating over the long run because they are based on a reward-punishment psychology that serves to intensify the pressure on the individual'.
    Ex: But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex: Findings indicate that the short-run success of methadone programs does not automatically translate into long-run abstinence.
    Ex: In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex: These processes can be viewed as near-term and far-term.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a largo plazo

  • 4 adjetivo

    adj.
    adjective, adjectival.
    m.
    1 adjective, noun modifier.
    2 epithet, adjective.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: adjetivar.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 adjective, adjectival
    1 adjective
    ————————
    1 adjective
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    * * *
    I
    - va adjetivo adjectival
    II
    masculino adjective
    * * *
    Ex. Such lists will embody for example, singular or plural, nouns or adjectives.
    * * *
    I
    - va adjetivo adjectival
    II
    masculino adjective
    * * *

    Ex: Such lists will embody for example, singular or plural, nouns or adjectives.

    * * *
    adjetivo1 -va
    1 ‹locución/frase› adjectival
    2 ( Fil) adjectival
    adjective
    se puede usar como adjetivo it can be used adjectivally
    Compuestos:
    qualifying adjective
    demonstrative adjective
    possessive adjective
    * * *

     

    Del verbo adjetivar: ( conjugate adjetivar)

    adjetivo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    adjetivó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    adjetivar    
    adjetivo
    adjetivo 1
    ◊ -va adjetivo

    adjectival
    adjetivo 2 sustantivo masculino
    adjective
    adjetivar verbo transitivo
    1 (calificar) to describe
    2 Gram to use as an adjective
    adjetivo,-a
    I sustantivo masculino adjective
    II adjetivo adjectival

    ' adjetivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abatible
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abdominal
    - aberrante
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abismal
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abominable
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - aborigen
    - abortiva
    - abortivo
    - abotargada
    - abotargado
    - abovedada
    - abovedado
    - abrasador
    - abrasadora
    - abrasiva
    - abrasivo
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - abrillantador
    - abrumada
    - abrumado
    - abrumador
    - abrumadora
    - abrupta
    English:
    abiding
    - abject
    - ablaze
    - able
    - abnormal
    - abominable
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absorbed
    - absorbing
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - acceptable
    - accepted
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - acclimatized
    - accomplished
    - accountable
    - accurate
    - accustom
    - aching
    - acid
    - acoustic
    - acquisitive
    - acrimonious
    - acrylic
    - acting
    - action-packed
    - active
    - actual
    - acute
    - adamant
    - adaptable
    - addicted
    - addictive
    - additional
    - adept
    - adequate
    - adhesive
    - adjacent
    * * *
    adjetivo, -a
    ♦ adj
    adjectival
    ♦ nm
    adjective
    adjetivo atributivo attributive adjective;
    adjetivo calificativo qualifying adjective;
    adjetivo comparativo comparative adjective;
    adjetivo demostrativo demonstrative adjective;
    adjetivo especificativo = qualifying adjective which follows the noun;
    adjetivo explicativo = adjective preceding the noun and usually denoting a conventional characteristic;
    adjetivo indefinido indefinite adjective;
    adjetivo numeral quantitative adjective;
    adjetivo posesivo possessive adjective;
    adjetivo superlativo superlative adjective
    * * *
    m adjective
    * * *
    adjetivo, -va adj
    : adjectival
    : adjective
    * * *
    adjetivo n adjective

    Spanish-English dictionary > adjetivo

  • 5 amazona

    f.
    1 horsewoman (jinete).
    2 Amazon (mythology).
    * * *
    2 (jinete) horsewoman
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Literat) amazon; (Dep) horsewoman, rider; (=mujer varonil) pey mannish woman
    2) (=traje) riding suit
    * * *
    femenino (Mit) Amazon; (Equ) horsewoman
    * * *
    = horsewoman [horsewomen, -pl.], Amazon.
    Ex. She may be one of the most accomplished horsewomen in the world but 2008 just hasn't been her year.
    Ex. Male babies were killed, but all the little girls were brought up as good Amazons.
    ----
    * montar a la amazona = ride + side-saddle.
    * silla de amazona = side-saddle.
    * * *
    femenino (Mit) Amazon; (Equ) horsewoman
    * * *
    = horsewoman [horsewomen, -pl.], Amazon.

    Ex: She may be one of the most accomplished horsewomen in the world but 2008 just hasn't been her year.

    Ex: Male babies were killed, but all the little girls were brought up as good Amazons.
    * montar a la amazona = ride + side-saddle.
    * silla de amazona = side-saddle.

    * * *
    1 ( Mit) Amazon
    2 ( Equ) horsewoman
    * * *

    amazona sustantivo femenino (Mit) Amazon;
    (Equ) horsewoman
    amazona sustantivo femenino
    1 (jinete) horsewoman
    2 Mit Amazon
    ' amazona' also found in these entries:
    English:
    Amazon
    - horsewoman
    - rider
    * * *
    1. [jinete] horsewoman
    2. Mitol Amazon
    * * *
    f horsewoman
    * * *
    1) : Amazon (in mythology)
    2) : horsewoman
    * * *
    amazona n rider

    Spanish-English dictionary > amazona

  • 6 artesanos

    m.pl.
    craftsmen, artisans.
    * * *
    (n.) = craftspeople
    Ex. This specialised clientele is eclectic and ranges from novices to the most accomplished artists and includes architects, art directors, illustrators, calligraphers, craftspeople and photographers.
    * * *

    Ex: This specialised clientele is eclectic and ranges from novices to the most accomplished artists and includes architects, art directors, illustrators, calligraphers, craftspeople and photographers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > artesanos

  • 7 as

    adj.
    ace, hotshot.
    m.
    1 ace (carta, dado).
    2 As, arsenic.
    * * *
    as
    1 (naipes) ace
    2 (dados) one
    3 figurado ace, star, wizard
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Naipes) ace; [dominó] one
    2) * (=campeón) ace

    as del volante — champion driver, crack driver *

    3) (Tenis) ace
    * * *
    a) (Jueg) ace

    tener/guardar un as en la manga — to have/keep an ace o a trick up one's sleeve

    b) (fam) ( campeón) ace (colloq)

    un as del volante — an ace o a crack driver (colloq)

    * * *
    = ace.
    Ex. If an ace of spades is turned up, the next player must turn up 4 more cards.
    * * *
    a) (Jueg) ace

    tener/guardar un as en la manga — to have/keep an ace o a trick up one's sleeve

    b) (fam) ( campeón) ace (colloq)

    un as del volante — an ace o a crack driver (colloq)

    * * *
    = ace.

    Ex: If an ace of spades is turned up, the next player must turn up 4 more cards.

    * * *
    as
    1 ( Jueg) ace
    tener/guardar un as en la manga to have/keep an ace o a trick up one's sleeve
    2 ( fam) (campeón) ace ( colloq)
    es un as del volante she's an ace o a crack driver ( colloq)
    un as de las finanzas a financial wizard
    Compuesto:
    bowline
    * * *

     

    as sustantivo masculino
    ace
    as sustantivo masculino ace
    ♦ Locuciones: as en la manga, ace up one's sleeve
    'as' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abandonar
    - abismo
    - acabada
    - acabado
    - acreditar
    - actuar
    - además
    - adjetivar
    - alguna
    - alguno
    - amabilidad
    - amable
    - amarrar
    - ambas
    - ambicionar
    - ambos
    - amén
    - andanzas
    - antes
    - antojo
    - apadrinar
    - apellidarse
    - apenas
    - aquel
    - aquél
    - aquella
    - aquélla
    - arreglarse
    - arte
    - artífice
    - asesorar
    - así
    - asimismo
    - atar
    - aviar
    - bailar
    - balsa
    - bendita
    - bendito
    - bien
    - bloque
    - bondad
    - brevedad
    - broma
    - buenamente
    - burra
    - burro
    - cachondeo
    - cada
    - calcada
    English:
    above
    - acclaim
    - accomplished
    - accused
    - ace
    - acknowledge
    - act
    - action
    - address
    - advance
    - against
    - ago
    - aim
    - all
    - along
    - aloud
    - apprentice
    - arson
    - as
    - asap
    - assistant
    - bat
    - bell
    - black
    - bonus
    - both
    - by
    - by-product
    - capacity
    - cast
    - chalk
    - change
    - check off
    - cheer
    - class
    - clear
    - click
    - cluster
    - come on
    - compare
    - concern
    - construe
    - crop up
    - crow
    - dammit
    - date
    - dead
    - deaf
    - decision
    - decoy
    * * *
    as nm
    1. [carta] ace;
    el as de picas the ace of spades;
    tener o [m5] llevar o [m5] guardar un as en la manga to have an ace up one's sleeve
    2. [en dado] ace
    3. [campeón]
    ser un as to be brilliant;
    un as del volante an ace driver;
    un as de la informática a computer whizzkid
    4. Náut as de guía [nudo] bowline
    * * *
    as
    ace;
    as del volante ace driver
    * * *
    as nm
    : ace
    * * *
    as n ace

    Spanish-English dictionary > as

  • 8 aula virtual

    Ex. The creation of this virtual classroom was accomplished by using only existing computing resources.
    * * *

    Ex: The creation of this virtual classroom was accomplished by using only existing computing resources.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aula virtual

  • 9 bien considerado

    adj.
    well thought-out, deliberated, advised, judicious.
    * * *
    Ex. The revolution which had just been accomplished was the work of all France; Paris, all things considered, had been but the theatre of that event.
    * * *

    Ex: The revolution which had just been accomplished was the work of all France; Paris, all things considered, had been but the theatre of that event.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bien considerado

  • 10 bien mirado

    adj.
    well-looked on, well-thought of.
    adv.
    after careful consideration, all things considered, taking everything into consideration.
    * * *
    after all
    * * *
    Ex. The revolution which had just been accomplished was the work of all France; Paris, all things considered, had been but the theatre of that event.
    * * *

    Ex: The revolution which had just been accomplished was the work of all France; Paris, all things considered, had been but the theatre of that event.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bien mirado

  • 11 cabal

    adj.
    1 upright, honest.
    2 exact.
    a los nueve meses cabales at exactly nine months
    3 thorough, complete, accomplished, perfect.
    intj.
    right.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 (exacto) exact, precise
    2 (completo) complete
    3 figurado (persona) honest, upright
    \
    a carta cabal totally, through and through
    estar en sus cabales to be in one's right mind
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=exacto)

    llegó a las doce cabales — he arrived at exactly twelve o'clock, he arrived at twelve o'clock precisely

    2) frm (=completo)
    3) (=sensato) upright
    2.
    SMPL
    3.
    EXCL †

    ¡cabal! — perfectly correct!, right!

    * * *
    a) <noción/comprensión>

    5.000 pesetas cabales — exactly 5,000 pesetas

    b) < persona> fine, upright
    * * *
    Ex. He speaks of him as 'a man of great gravity, calmness, sound principles, of no faction, an excellent preacher, of an upright life'.
    ----
    * en + Posesivo + cabales = in + Posesivo + right mind, right-minded, mentally fit.
    * en + Posesivo + juicio cabal = of (a) sound mind.
    * no estar en + Posesivo + cabales = insane.
    * * *
    a) <noción/comprensión>

    5.000 pesetas cabales — exactly 5,000 pesetas

    b) < persona> fine, upright
    * * *

    Ex: He speaks of him as 'a man of great gravity, calmness, sound principles, of no faction, an excellent preacher, of an upright life'.

    * en + Posesivo + cabales = in + Posesivo + right mind, right-minded, mentally fit.
    * en + Posesivo + juicio cabal = of (a) sound mind.
    * no estar en + Posesivo + cabales = insane.

    * * *
    1 ‹noción/comprensión›
    estos hechos nos dan una noción cabal del problema these facts give us a fuller and more exact idea of the problem
    en el cabal sentido de la palabra in the strict sense of the word
    tenemos conciencia cabal de las dificultades we are fully o completely aware of the difficulties
    hay 12 euros cabales there are exactly 12 euros
    cuarenta, cabalitos exactly forty (euros)
    2 ‹persona› fine, upright
    * * *

    cabal adjetivo (sensato) upright, worthy
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar no estar alguien en sus cabales, not to be in one's right mind
    ' cabal' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    entera
    - entero
    English:
    bring
    * * *
    ♦ adj
    1. [honrado] upright, honest
    2. [exacto] exact;
    [completo] complete;
    a los nueve meses cabales at exactly nine months
    ♦ cabales nmpl
    no está en sus cabales he's not in his right mind
    * * *
    adj
    :
    no estar en sus cabales not be in one’s right mind;
    un hombre cabal a man of integrity
    * * *
    cabal adj
    1) : exact, correct
    2) : complete
    3) : upright, honest

    Spanish-English dictionary > cabal

  • 12 calígrafo

    m.
    calligrapher, calligraphist, penman.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 calligrapher
    * * *
    Ex. This specialised clientele is eclectic and ranges from novices to the most accomplished artists and includes architects, art directors, illustrators, calligraphers, craftspeople and photographers.
    * * *

    Ex: This specialised clientele is eclectic and ranges from novices to the most accomplished artists and includes architects, art directors, illustrators, calligraphers, craftspeople and photographers.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    calligrapher
    * * *
    calígrafo, -a nm,f
    calligrapher
    * * *
    m calligrapher;
    (perito) calígrafo handwriting expert

    Spanish-English dictionary > calígrafo

  • 13 clientela

    f.
    1 customers.
    2 clientele, client base.
    * * *
    1 customers plural, clients plural, clientele
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (Com) clientele, customers pl ; (Med) practice, patients pl
    * * *
    femenino (de restaurante, tienda) clientele, customers (pl); ( de hotel) guests (pl); ( de abogado) clients (pl)
    * * *
    = clientele, patronage, customer base.
    Ex. Some libraries will find this kind of integrated approach helpful to their clientele, in that it draws items together by their content, irrespective of their physical form.
    Ex. Ostensibly, the maneuver was accomplished to curb patronage abuses and make it easier to dismiss deadwood employees in the long run.
    Ex. Oracle is a multibillion company with a strong brand name and large customer base.
    * * *
    femenino (de restaurante, tienda) clientele, customers (pl); ( de hotel) guests (pl); ( de abogado) clients (pl)
    * * *
    = clientele, patronage, customer base.

    Ex: Some libraries will find this kind of integrated approach helpful to their clientele, in that it draws items together by their content, irrespective of their physical form.

    Ex: Ostensibly, the maneuver was accomplished to curb patronage abuses and make it easier to dismiss deadwood employees in the long run.
    Ex: Oracle is a multibillion company with a strong brand name and large customer base.

    * * *
    (de un restaurante) clientele, customers (pl); (de un hotel) guests (pl); (de un abogado) clients (pl)
    * * *

    clientela sustantivo femenino (de tienda, restaurante) clientele, customers (pl);
    ( de hotel) guests (pl);
    ( de abogado) clients (pl)
    ' clientela' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escogido
    - exigente
    English:
    clientele
    - custom
    - shut down
    - business
    * * *
    [de tienda, garaje] customers; [de banco, abogado] clients; [de hotel] guests; [de bar, restaurante] clientele
    * * *
    f clientele, customers pl
    * * *
    : clientele, customers pl
    * * *
    1. (en tienda) customers
    2. (de empresa) clients

    Spanish-English dictionary > clientela

  • 14 comprimido

    adj.
    compressed.
    m.
    1 pill, caplet, oblong tablet with casing.
    2 tablet, pellet.
    3 crib, hidden notes used to cheat on exams, pony.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: comprimir.
    * * *
    1 tablet
    ————————
    1→ link=comprimir comprimir
    ► adjetivo
    1 compressed
    1 tablet
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ [gen] compressed
    2.
    SM (Med) pill, tablet
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo compressed
    II
    1) (Farm) pill, tablet
    2) (Col, Per fam) ( para examen) crib (colloq)
    * * *
    Ex. Video transmission for onsite use could be rapidly accomplished by sending the compressed video over wide-band channels.
    ----
    * aire comprimido = compressed air.
    * archivo comprimido = zip file.
    * espray de aire comprimido = compressed air can.
    * fichero comprimido = zip file.
    * lata de aire comprimido = compressed air can.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo compressed
    II
    1) (Farm) pill, tablet
    2) (Col, Per fam) ( para examen) crib (colloq)
    * * *

    Ex: Video transmission for onsite use could be rapidly accomplished by sending the compressed video over wide-band channels.

    * aire comprimido = compressed air.
    * archivo comprimido = zip file.
    * espray de aire comprimido = compressed air can.
    * fichero comprimido = zip file.
    * lata de aire comprimido = compressed air can.

    * * *
    compressed
    A ( Farm) pill, tablet
    B (Col, Per fam) (para un examen) crib ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo comprimir: ( conjugate comprimir)

    comprimido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    comprimido    
    comprimir
    comprimido sustantivo masculino (Farm) pill, tablet
    comprimir ( conjugate comprimir) verbo transitivo
    to compress
    comprimido,-a
    I sustantivo masculino Farm tablet
    II adjetivo compressed
    comprimir verbo transitivo to compress
    ' comprimido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    comprimida
    English:
    air gun
    - tablet
    - air
    * * *
    comprimido, -a
    ♦ adj
    compressed
    ♦ nm
    pill, tablet
    * * *
    m MED pill
    * * *
    píldora, tableta: pill, tablet
    * * *
    comprimido n tablet

    Spanish-English dictionary > comprimido

  • 15 conseguido

    * * *
    - da adjetivo (esp Esp)
    * * *
    = fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], viable, obtained.
    Ex. The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex. With printed thesauri there are limits on space, if the publication is to be economically viable, and easy to handle.
    Ex. The composition of the obtained layers has been studied using various analytical techniques.
    ----
    * bien conseguido = well-rendered.
    * conseguido de manera dudosa = ill-gotten.
    * muy conseguido = licked, well-crafted.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (esp Esp)
    * * *
    = fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], viable, obtained.

    Ex: The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.

    Ex: With printed thesauri there are limits on space, if the publication is to be economically viable, and easy to handle.
    Ex: The composition of the obtained layers has been studied using various analytical techniques.
    * bien conseguido = well-rendered.
    * conseguido de manera dudosa = ill-gotten.
    * muy conseguido = licked, well-crafted.

    * * *
    una película muy conseguida a very well-made movie
    los efectos especiales están muy conseguidos the special effects are very successful o very well done o come off very well
    * * *
    conseguido, -a adj
    [logrado] accomplished
    * * *
    adj successful

    Spanish-English dictionary > conseguido

  • 16 conseguir

    v.
    1 to obtain, to get.
    consiguió todo lo que se propuso she achieved everything she set out to do
    conseguir hacer algo to manage to do something
    no consiguió que me enfadara she didn't (manage to) get me annoyed
    2 to get hold of, to get over here.
    María consiguió a Ricardo al fin Mary got hold of Richard at last.
    3 to manage to, to be able to, to get to, to find a way to.
    María consiguió llegar a tiempo Mary mMaríaged to arrive on time.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SEGUIR], like link=seguir seguir
    1 (cosa) to obtain, get; (objetivo) to attain, achieve
    2 (lograr) to manage, succeed in
    ■ ¡lo conseguí! I did it!
    * * *
    verb
    1) to achieve, attain
    2) get
    * * *
    VT [+ meta, objetivo] to achieve; [+ resultado] to obtain, achieve; [+ premio, campeonato] to win; [+ entradas, empleo, dinero] to get; [+ documento, visado, beca, permiso] to get, obtain; [+ acuerdo] to reach

    consiguieron la mayoría absoluta — they won o gained an absolute majority

    • conseguir hacer algo — to manage to do sth

    • conseguir que algn haga algo — to get sb to do sth

    al final conseguí que me devolvieran el dinero — I got them to give me my money back in the end, I got my money back from them in the end

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <objetivo/fin/resultado> to achieve, obtain; <entrada/permiso/empleo> to get

    si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás — if you try, you'll succeed in the end

    b)

    conseguir + inf — to manage to + inf

    c)

    conseguir que + subj: vas a conseguir que me enfade you're going to get me annoyed; al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through; conseguí que me lo prestara — I got him to lend it to me

    2.
    conseguir vi (RPl)

    conseguir con alguien/algo — to get through to somebody/something

    * * *
    = accomplish, achieve, attain, cultivate, gain, get, obtain, procure, secure, work out, yield, effect, galvanise [galvanize, -USA], come by, get (a)round to, get + hold of, land, acquire, line up, win over.
    Ex. If a library prefers to simplify records in particular areas, this can usually be accomplished by not entering particular types of information.
    Ex. The above citation order is achieved by the intercalation of (73).
    Ex. A fully comparative account of recommendations for filing orders is likely to prove confusing until the reader has attained some familiarity with the general problems, and the solutions offered by one code.
    Ex. Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex. To many, therefore, this emphasis on information can provide a much-needed opportunity to gain the public library new influence and respect.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS does not get a new document number, but reserves this document for you, so that no one else can change it while you are working on it.
    Ex. In the event that the position in the matrix contains more than 32 entries, it is necessary for the user to interact with the system to obtain the miniature catalog that will contain the entry s/he seeks.
    Ex. They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex. They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex. The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex. This mixture of approaches is designed to yield maximum retrieval for as many users as possible by combining the different strengths of controlled and natural language indexing.
    Ex. Historically, the main reasons for unionization have been to effect better wages, fringe benefits, and working conditions.
    Ex. The author discusses how librarians should present themselves to effectively galvanize public support for their leadership in the digital age.
    Ex. This article shows how teachers came by such information and the use they made it of in their work.
    Ex. The best way is to talk to them, using a structured plan so that you do get round to asking the right questions.
    Ex. It is difficult for Western librarians to find out what is being published, or to get hold of the materials that they know about.
    Ex. For example, Mile High Comics has served libraries in the past and is eager to land more library customers.
    Ex. Many libraries have special collections of foreign, unpublished or unusual materials which include items unlikely to be acquired by other libraries.
    Ex. The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex. It is the latest incentive being offered to attract the Web user and win over their loyalty of custom.
    ----
    * casi conseguir = come close to + Gerundio.
    * conseguir acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
    * conseguir admiración = gain + respect.
    * conseguir algo = get + anywhere.
    * conseguir Algo con esfuerzo = hack.
    * conseguir Algo contra todo pronóstico = beat + the odds.
    * conseguir algo de = get + something out of.
    * conseguir Algo en contra de lo previsible = beat + the odds.
    * conseguir Algo fácilmente = coast.
    * conseguir Algo, lograr Algo = pull + Nombre + off.
    * conseguir apoyo = mobilise + support, win + support, line up + support, gain + support.
    * conseguir ayuda = secure + help.
    * conseguir beneficio = accrue + benefit.
    * conseguir calmarse = regain + Posesivo + composure.
    * conseguir con dificultad = eke out.
    * conseguir con esfuerzo = mine.
    * conseguir el control = gain + control (over/of).
    * conseguir el derecho para = win + the right to.
    * conseguir el dinero = come up with + the money.
    * conseguir en gran medida + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
    * conseguir éxito = achieve + success.
    * conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
    * conseguir fondos = win + funds.
    * conseguir hablar con = catch up with.
    * conseguir la reconciliación = bring about + reconciliation.
    * conseguir liberarse de = secure + relief from.
    * conseguirlo = pull it off, nail it.
    * conseguir localizar = get + hold of.
    * conseguir lo imposible = achieve + the impossible, accomplish + the impossible, shoot (for) + the moon.
    * conseguir lo que Uno quiere = have + Posesivo + way (with).
    * conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * conseguir mucho = do + much.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
    * conseguir que = galvanise into.
    * conseguir realizarse plenamente = achieve + Posesivo + full potential.
    * conseguir reconocimiento = win + recognition.
    * conseguir recursos = mobilise + resources.
    * conseguir respeto = gain + respect.
    * conseguirse = accrue.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir tiempo = buy + time.
    * conseguir una buena formación en = get + a good grounding on.
    * conseguir una meta = accomplish + goal.
    * conseguir una solución = achieve + solution.
    * conseguir un equilibrio = strike + a balance.
    * conseguir un estándar = attain + standard.
    * conseguir un fin = secure + end.
    * conseguir un ideal = attain + ideal, achieve + ideal.
    * conseguir unir = rally.
    * conseguir un objetivo = accomplish + objective, achieve + objective, attain + goal.
    * conseguir un premio = earn + an award, win + award, win + prize.
    * conseguir un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
    * conseguir un trabajo = enter + job, land + job.
    * difícil de conseguir = difficult to come by.
    * ejercer presión para conseguir Algo = push for.
    * esforzarse por conseguir = strive for, work toward(s).
    * estar en vías de conseguir = be on the road to.
    * fácil de conseguir = easy-to-get, easy to come by.
    * forma de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * intentar conseguir = aim for, work toward(s).
    * intentar conseguir Algo = take + a swing at.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * para conseguir = in pursuit of.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * presionar para conseguir Algo = press for.
    * que no se puede conseguir = unobtainable.
    * resultar difícil de conseguir = prove + elusive.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser difícil de conseguir = be hard to get.
    * ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
    * un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <objetivo/fin/resultado> to achieve, obtain; <entrada/permiso/empleo> to get

    si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás — if you try, you'll succeed in the end

    b)

    conseguir + inf — to manage to + inf

    c)

    conseguir que + subj: vas a conseguir que me enfade you're going to get me annoyed; al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through; conseguí que me lo prestara — I got him to lend it to me

    2.
    conseguir vi (RPl)

    conseguir con alguien/algo — to get through to somebody/something

    * * *
    = accomplish, achieve, attain, cultivate, gain, get, obtain, procure, secure, work out, yield, effect, galvanise [galvanize, -USA], come by, get (a)round to, get + hold of, land, acquire, line up, win over.

    Ex: If a library prefers to simplify records in particular areas, this can usually be accomplished by not entering particular types of information.

    Ex: The above citation order is achieved by the intercalation of (73).
    Ex: A fully comparative account of recommendations for filing orders is likely to prove confusing until the reader has attained some familiarity with the general problems, and the solutions offered by one code.
    Ex: Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex: To many, therefore, this emphasis on information can provide a much-needed opportunity to gain the public library new influence and respect.
    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS does not get a new document number, but reserves this document for you, so that no one else can change it while you are working on it.
    Ex: In the event that the position in the matrix contains more than 32 entries, it is necessary for the user to interact with the system to obtain the miniature catalog that will contain the entry s/he seeks.
    Ex: They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex: They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex: The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex: This mixture of approaches is designed to yield maximum retrieval for as many users as possible by combining the different strengths of controlled and natural language indexing.
    Ex: Historically, the main reasons for unionization have been to effect better wages, fringe benefits, and working conditions.
    Ex: The author discusses how librarians should present themselves to effectively galvanize public support for their leadership in the digital age.
    Ex: This article shows how teachers came by such information and the use they made it of in their work.
    Ex: The best way is to talk to them, using a structured plan so that you do get round to asking the right questions.
    Ex: It is difficult for Western librarians to find out what is being published, or to get hold of the materials that they know about.
    Ex: For example, Mile High Comics has served libraries in the past and is eager to land more library customers.
    Ex: Many libraries have special collections of foreign, unpublished or unusual materials which include items unlikely to be acquired by other libraries.
    Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex: It is the latest incentive being offered to attract the Web user and win over their loyalty of custom.
    * casi conseguir = come close to + Gerundio.
    * conseguir acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
    * conseguir admiración = gain + respect.
    * conseguir algo = get + anywhere.
    * conseguir Algo con esfuerzo = hack.
    * conseguir Algo contra todo pronóstico = beat + the odds.
    * conseguir algo de = get + something out of.
    * conseguir Algo en contra de lo previsible = beat + the odds.
    * conseguir Algo fácilmente = coast.
    * conseguir Algo, lograr Algo = pull + Nombre + off.
    * conseguir apoyo = mobilise + support, win + support, line up + support, gain + support.
    * conseguir ayuda = secure + help.
    * conseguir beneficio = accrue + benefit.
    * conseguir calmarse = regain + Posesivo + composure.
    * conseguir con dificultad = eke out.
    * conseguir con esfuerzo = mine.
    * conseguir el control = gain + control (over/of).
    * conseguir el derecho para = win + the right to.
    * conseguir el dinero = come up with + the money.
    * conseguir en gran medida + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
    * conseguir éxito = achieve + success.
    * conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
    * conseguir fondos = win + funds.
    * conseguir hablar con = catch up with.
    * conseguir la reconciliación = bring about + reconciliation.
    * conseguir liberarse de = secure + relief from.
    * conseguirlo = pull it off, nail it.
    * conseguir localizar = get + hold of.
    * conseguir lo imposible = achieve + the impossible, accomplish + the impossible, shoot (for) + the moon.
    * conseguir lo que Uno quiere = have + Posesivo + way (with).
    * conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * conseguir mucho = do + much.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
    * conseguir que = galvanise into.
    * conseguir realizarse plenamente = achieve + Posesivo + full potential.
    * conseguir reconocimiento = win + recognition.
    * conseguir recursos = mobilise + resources.
    * conseguir respeto = gain + respect.
    * conseguirse = accrue.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir tiempo = buy + time.
    * conseguir una buena formación en = get + a good grounding on.
    * conseguir una meta = accomplish + goal.
    * conseguir una solución = achieve + solution.
    * conseguir un equilibrio = strike + a balance.
    * conseguir un estándar = attain + standard.
    * conseguir un fin = secure + end.
    * conseguir un ideal = attain + ideal, achieve + ideal.
    * conseguir unir = rally.
    * conseguir un objetivo = accomplish + objective, achieve + objective, attain + goal.
    * conseguir un premio = earn + an award, win + award, win + prize.
    * conseguir un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
    * conseguir un trabajo = enter + job, land + job.
    * difícil de conseguir = difficult to come by.
    * ejercer presión para conseguir Algo = push for.
    * esforzarse por conseguir = strive for, work toward(s).
    * estar en vías de conseguir = be on the road to.
    * fácil de conseguir = easy-to-get, easy to come by.
    * forma de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * intentar conseguir = aim for, work toward(s).
    * intentar conseguir Algo = take + a swing at.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * para conseguir = in pursuit of.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * presionar para conseguir Algo = press for.
    * que no se puede conseguir = unobtainable.
    * resultar difícil de conseguir = prove + elusive.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser difícil de conseguir = be hard to get.
    * ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
    * un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹objetivo/fin/resultado› to achieve, obtain; ‹entrada/plaza/empleo› to get
    no conseguirás nada de él you won't get anything out of him
    siempre consigue lo que se propone she always achieves what she sets out to do
    si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás if you try, you'll succeed in the end
    un artista que ha conseguido un estilo propio an artist who has developed o achieved his own style
    al final consiguió un permiso de trabajo he finally got o managed to get a work permit
    todavía no ha conseguido trabajo she still hasn't got a job o found work
    consiguió el primer premio en el concurso she won first prize in the competition
    la película consiguió un gran éxito de crítica the film was very well received by the critics
    consiguieron una mayoría aplastante they obtained an overwhelming majority
    2 conseguir + INF to manage to + INF
    no consigo entenderlo I can't work it out
    al final conseguí convencer a mis padres I finally managed to talk my parents round
    consiguió clasificarse para la final she managed to qualify o she qualified for the final
    3 conseguir QUE + SUBJ:
    si sigues así vas a conseguir que me enfade if you carry on like that, you're going to get me annoyed
    al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through, I finally managed to persuade them to let me through
    conseguí que me lo prestara I got him o I managed to get him to lend it to me
    ■ conseguir
    vi
    ( RPl) conseguir CON algn/algo; to get through TO sb/sth
    no puedo conseguir con él/con ese número I can't get through to him/to that number
    * * *

     

    conseguir ( conjugate conseguir) verbo transitivo ‹objetivo/fin/resultado› to achieve, obtain;
    ‹entrada/permiso/empleo› to get;
    ‹medalla/título› to win;
    ◊ si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás if you try, you'll succeed in the end;

    la película consiguió un gran éxito the film was a great success;
    conseguir hacer algo to manage to do sth;
    no consigo entenderlo I can't work it out;
    conseguí que me lo prestara I got him to lend it to me
    conseguir verbo transitivo
    1 (obtener) to get, obtain
    (alcanzar) to achieve: consiguió su propósito, he achieved his purpose
    2 (con infinitivo) to manage to: consiguieron convencernos, they managed to persuade us ➣ Ver nota en manage

    ' conseguir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aliento
    - bregar
    - buscar
    - concurso
    - costar
    - frustrarse
    - hacerse
    - lince
    - método
    - obtener
    - porfiar
    - precio
    - santa
    - santo
    - trampear
    - triunfo
    - adelantar
    - alcanzar
    - cazar
    - consiga
    - lucha
    - luchar
    - pituto
    - ser
    English:
    accomplish
    - achieve
    - aim
    - apprentice
    - attain
    - autonomous
    - bargain
    - bid
    - boat
    - bring off
    - bungle
    - come by
    - contrive
    - divorce
    - fail
    - find
    - gain
    - get
    - go after
    - hold
    - influence
    - land
    - lobby
    - manage
    - mooch
    - obtain
    - obtainable
    - one-upmanship
    - per cent
    - procure
    - rally
    - running
    - seek
    - shop around
    - snatch
    - succeed
    - unobtainable
    - wangle
    - whip up
    - white elephant
    - win
    - available
    - bring
    - come
    - draw
    - drum
    - easy
    - enlist
    - have
    - nowhere
    * * *
    [obtener] to obtain, to get; [un objetivo] to achieve;
    conseguir un premio Nobel/dos Óscars to win o get a Nobel Prize/two Oscars;
    consiguieron un aumento de sueldo they got a pay Br rise o US raise;
    consiguió la mayoría absoluta he won o got an absolute majority;
    consiguió todo lo que se propuso she achieved everything she set out to do;
    con esa actitud no conseguirás nada you won't get anywhere with that attitude;
    conseguir hacer algo to manage to do sth;
    tras un disputado esprint consiguió alzarse con el triunfo she won a very closely contested sprint;
    no consiguieron encontrar el camino they didn't manage to find the way;
    no consiguió que me enfadara she didn't (manage to) get me annoyed;
    al menos conseguimos que nos escucharan at least we got them to listen to us
    * * *
    v/t
    1 get; objetivo achieve
    2
    :
    conseguir hacer algo manage to do sth
    * * *
    conseguir {75} vt
    1) : to get, to obtain
    2) : to achieve, to attain
    3) : to manage to
    consiguió acabar el trabajo: she managed to finish the job
    * * *
    1. (obtener) to obtain / to get
    el partido consiguió el 40% de los votos the party got 40% of the votes
    2. (lograr) to achieve
    ¿qué has conseguido? what have you achieved?
    3. (ganar) to win [pt. & pp. won]

    Spanish-English dictionary > conseguir

  • 17 consumado

    adj.
    consummated, perfect, supreme, accomplished.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: consumar.
    * * *
    1→ link=consumar consumar
    ► adjetivo
    1 (perfecto) consummate, accomplished
    2 familiar complete, perfect
    * * *
    (f. - consumada)
    adj.
    consummate, accomplished
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ (=perfecto) consummate, perfect; (=imbécil) thorough, out-and-out
    2. SM **
    1) (=cosas robadas) loot, swag *
    2) (=droga) hash *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <deportista/artista> accomplished, consummate (frml); < mentiroso> consummate
    * * *
    = accomplished, consummate, established, out-and-out.
    Ex. This specialised clientele is eclectic and ranges from novices to the most accomplished artists and includes painters, sculptors and graphic artists.
    Ex. But it is quite possible for someone to read the story as a vastly entertaining collection of picaresque adventure written with consummate skill and full of 'colorful' characters.
    Ex. These are trends designed to to break down boundaries of exclusivity erected by established professions to exploit their monopolistic advantages.
    Ex. Such an appraoch is unlikely to improve the social sciences unless valid informaton can first be distinguished from out-and-out incorrect information.
    ----
    * empresa consumada = established player.
    * institución consumada = established institution.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <deportista/artista> accomplished, consummate (frml); < mentiroso> consummate
    * * *
    = accomplished, consummate, established, out-and-out.

    Ex: This specialised clientele is eclectic and ranges from novices to the most accomplished artists and includes painters, sculptors and graphic artists.

    Ex: But it is quite possible for someone to read the story as a vastly entertaining collection of picaresque adventure written with consummate skill and full of 'colorful' characters.
    Ex: These are trends designed to to break down boundaries of exclusivity erected by established professions to exploit their monopolistic advantages.
    Ex: Such an appraoch is unlikely to improve the social sciences unless valid informaton can first be distinguished from out-and-out incorrect information.
    * empresa consumada = established player.
    * institución consumada = established institution.

    * * *
    ‹deportista/artista› accomplished, consummate ( frml); ‹mentiroso› consummate
    es un imbécil consumado ( iró); he's an absolute idiot
    * * *

    Del verbo consumar: ( conjugate consumar)

    consumado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    consumado    
    consumar
    consumado,-a adjetivo
    1 consummated
    hecho consumado, fait accompli, accomplished fact
    matrimonio consumado, consummated marriage
    2 figurado (brillante) brilliant, frml consummate: es un pianista consumado, she's a consummate pianist
    consumar verbo transitivo
    1 frml to complete, carry out
    2 (un asesinato) to commit
    (una venganza) to carry out
    ' consumado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consumada
    - consumarse
    English:
    consummate
    - fait accompli
    - out-and-out
    - unconsummated
    - accomplished
    - out
    * * *
    consumado, -a adj
    consummate, perfect;
    un actor consumado a consummate actor;
    es un granuja consumado he's a real rascal
    * * *
    adj consummate
    * * *
    consumado, -da adj
    : consummate, perfect

    Spanish-English dictionary > consumado

  • 18 contra (todo) pronóstico

    = against (all/the) odds
    Ex. Reg Groome has accomplished his revitalization program against odds that would have overwhelmed a weaker and less determined person.
    * * *
    = against (all/the) odds

    Ex: Reg Groome has accomplished his revitalization program against odds that would have overwhelmed a weaker and less determined person.

    Spanish-English dictionary > contra (todo) pronóstico

  • 19 contra fuerzas superiores

    = against (all/the) odds
    Ex. Reg Groome has accomplished his revitalization program against odds that would have overwhelmed a weaker and less determined person.
    * * *
    = against (all/the) odds

    Ex: Reg Groome has accomplished his revitalization program against odds that would have overwhelmed a weaker and less determined person.

    Spanish-English dictionary > contra fuerzas superiores

  • 20 contra los dioses

    = against (all/the) odds
    Ex. Reg Groome has accomplished his revitalization program against odds that would have overwhelmed a weaker and less determined person.
    * * *
    = against (all/the) odds

    Ex: Reg Groome has accomplished his revitalization program against odds that would have overwhelmed a weaker and less determined person.

    Spanish-English dictionary > contra los dioses

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • Accomplished — Ac*com plished, a. 1. Completed; effected; established; as, an accomplished fact. [1913 Webster] 2. Complete in acquirements as the result usually of training; commonly in a good sense; as, an accomplished scholar, an accomplished villain. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accomplished — accomplished; un·accomplished; …   English syllables

  • accomplished — [ə käm′plisht, ə kum′plisht] adj. 1. done; done successfully; completed 2. skilled; proficient [an accomplished pianist] 3. having social poise; polished …   English World dictionary

  • accomplished — index capable, cognizant, competent, complete (ended), deft, expert, facile, familiar ( …   Law dictionary

  • accomplished — (adj.) late 15c., perfect as a result of training, pp. adjective from ACCOMPLISH (Cf. accomplish) (q.v.). Meaning completed is from 1570s …   Etymology dictionary

  • accomplished — finished, *consummate Analogous words: *proficient, skillful, skilled, adept, expert, masterly: *versatile, many sided, all around …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • accomplished — [adj] skilled in activity able, adept, brainy, consummate, cool*, cultivated, expert, gifted, hep*, hip*, masterly, polished, practiced, proficient, savvy, sharp, skillful, talented, wised up*, with it*; concepts 326,528 Ant. inept, inexpert,… …   New thesaurus

  • accomplished — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ highly trained or skilled …   English terms dictionary

  • Accomplished — Accomplish Ac*com plish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accomplished}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Accomplishing}.] [OE. acomplissen, OF. accomplir, F. accomplir; L. ad + complere to fill up, complete. See {Complete}, {Finish}.] 1. To complete, as time or distance.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accomplished — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ highly, very ▪ technically ▪ a t …   Collocations dictionary

  • accomplished — ac|com|plished [əˈkʌmplıʃt US əˈka:m , əˈkʌm ] adj 1.) an accomplished writer, painter, singer etc is very skilful highly/very accomplished ▪ a highly accomplished designer 2.) an accomplished fact BrE something that is known to be true and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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