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  • 1 sin demora

    adv.
    without delay, immediately, in short order, off the bat.
    * * *
    without delay
    * * *
    = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once
    Ex. Libraries should be the first point of contact for people in need and should be capable, like the General Practitioner in medicine, of dealing with 75% of cases on the spot.
    Ex. When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
    Ex. A National Library Commission, on a par with the National University Commission, should be set up without delay as a coordinating body.
    Ex. Each of the experts is available for telephone consultation at short notice.
    Ex. Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
    Ex. Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
    Ex. You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.
    * * *
    = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once

    Ex: Libraries should be the first point of contact for people in need and should be capable, like the General Practitioner in medicine, of dealing with 75% of cases on the spot.

    Ex: When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
    Ex: A National Library Commission, on a par with the National University Commission, should be set up without delay as a coordinating body.
    Ex: Each of the experts is available for telephone consultation at short notice.
    Ex: Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
    Ex: Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
    Ex: You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin demora

  • 2 al instante

    adv.
    instantly, right away, at once, immediately.
    * * *
    instantly, immediately
    * * *
    immediately, at once
    * * *
    = on-the-fly, instantly, on the spot, straight away, on the double, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], right away, at once
    Ex. Command interpreters work in the same way as a simultaneous interpreter in a meeting, translating ' on-the-fly'.
    Ex. Union catalogues are an important element in interlibrary lending by locating instantly requested documents.
    Ex. Libraries should be the first point of contact for people in need and should be capable, like the General Practitioner in medicine, of dealing with 75% of cases on the spot.
    Ex. When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Learning on the double'.
    Ex. In no time at all, the printing revolution also changed institutions, including the educational system.
    Ex. What we call the universe, in short, came from almost nowhere in next to no time.
    Ex. Follow each of these tips, and you'll be on the road to success in no time.
    Ex. While-you-wait copying facilities are available in a number of reading rooms.
    Ex. Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
    Ex. You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.
    * * *
    = on-the-fly, instantly, on the spot, straight away, on the double, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], right away, at once

    Ex: Command interpreters work in the same way as a simultaneous interpreter in a meeting, translating ' on-the-fly'.

    Ex: Union catalogues are an important element in interlibrary lending by locating instantly requested documents.
    Ex: Libraries should be the first point of contact for people in need and should be capable, like the General Practitioner in medicine, of dealing with 75% of cases on the spot.
    Ex: When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Learning on the double'.
    Ex: In no time at all, the printing revolution also changed institutions, including the educational system.
    Ex: What we call the universe, in short, came from almost nowhere in next to no time.
    Ex: Follow each of these tips, and you'll be on the road to success in no time.
    Ex: While-you-wait copying facilities are available in a number of reading rooms.
    Ex: Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
    Ex: You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al instante

  • 3 mencionar un tema

    (v.) = broach + subject, broach + topic, touch on + a point
    Ex. He decided there would be other opportunities to broach the subject and so put it into abeyance.
    Ex. During the short time I've been here, people have broached the topic of a bookmobile with me.
    Ex. I think she was subliminally, perhaps, touching on a point that has not been brought up, namely, quality control in cooperative cataloging, which we're all for.
    * * *
    (v.) = broach + subject, broach + topic, touch on + a point

    Ex: He decided there would be other opportunities to broach the subject and so put it into abeyance.

    Ex: During the short time I've been here, people have broached the topic of a bookmobile with me.
    Ex: I think she was subliminally, perhaps, touching on a point that has not been brought up, namely, quality control in cooperative cataloging, which we're all for.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mencionar un tema

  • 4 ir a comprar

    • go shooting past
    • go short of
    • shop for

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > ir a comprar

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