Traducción: de espanol

bulk-carrier

  • 1 buque

    m.
    1 ship.
    buque de carga cargo ship
    buque mercante merchant ship
    buque nodriza supply ship
    buque de pasajeros passenger ship, liner
    buque de salvamento salvage vessel
    2 bouquet, spray.
    * * *
    1 MARÍTIMO ship, vessel
    \
    buque de carga cargo ship
    buque de vela sailing ship
    buque escuela training ship
    buque factoría factory ship
    buque insignia flagship
    buque mercante merchant ship
    buque tanque tanker
    * * *
    noun m.
    ship, vessel
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=barco) ship, boat

    ir en buque — to go by ship, go by sea

    buque de guerra — warship; ( Hist) man-of-war

    buque de línea — liner; ( Hist) ship of the line

    buque de vapor — steamer, steamship

    buque fanal, buque faro — lightship

    buque mercante — merchantman, merchant ship

    2) (=cabida) capacity
    3) (=casco) hull
    * * *
    masculino ship, vessel
    * * *
    = ship.
    Ex. Consider ad hoc events (such as athletic contests, exhibitions, expeditions, fairs, festivals) and vessels (e.g. ships and spacecrafts) to be corporate bodies.
    ----
    * buque cisterna = tanker.
    * buque de aprovisionamiento = supply vessel.
    * buque de batalla = battle cruiser.
    * buque de cabotaje = coaster.
    * buque de combate = battle cruiser.
    * buque de guerra = warship.
    * buque de mantenimiento = maintenance vessel.
    * buque de pasajeros = cruise liner, transatlantic liner, ocean liner, cruise ship [cruiseship], cruise, cruiser.
    * buque hospital = hospital ship.
    * buque insignia = flagship.
    * buque mercante = merchant ship.
    * * *
    masculino ship, vessel
    * * *
    = ship.

    Ex: Consider ad hoc events (such as athletic contests, exhibitions, expeditions, fairs, festivals) and vessels (e.g. ships and spacecrafts) to be corporate bodies.

    * buque cisterna = tanker.
    * buque de aprovisionamiento = supply vessel.
    * buque de batalla = battle cruiser.
    * buque de cabotaje = coaster.
    * buque de combate = battle cruiser.
    * buque de guerra = warship.
    * buque de mantenimiento = maintenance vessel.
    * buque de pasajeros = cruise liner, transatlantic liner, ocean liner, cruise ship [cruiseship], cruise, cruiser.
    * buque hospital = hospital ship.
    * buque insignia = flagship.
    * buque mercante = merchant ship.

    * * *
    ship, vessel
    Compuestos:
    tanker
    supply ship
    amphibious assault ship
    support ship o vessel
    freighter, cargo ship o vessel
    landing craft
    warship
    buque de pasaje or pasajeros
    passenger liner
    rescue ship o vessel
    training ship o vessel
    factory ship
    ghost ship
    lightship
    flagship
    merchant ship o vessel
    minelayer
    mother ship o vessel
    patrol boat
    container ship
    tanker
    * * *

    buque sustantivo masculino
    ship, vessel;
    buque cisterna/de guerra tanker/warship

    buque sustantivo masculino ship
    1 buque cisterna, tanker
    buque de guerra, warship
    buque escuela, training ship
    buque insignia, flagship

    ' buque' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escuela
    - fantasma
    - insignia
    - mercante
    - nodriza
    - aprovisionar
    - capitán
    - guardacostas
    - hermano
    - lastre
    English:
    boat
    - bouquet
    - broadside
    - cargo
    - coaster
    - flagship
    - launch
    - launching
    - merchant ship
    - ship
    - sister-ship
    - steamboat
    - supply ship
    - tanker
    - vessel
    - warship
    - container
    - factory
    - flag
    - freighter
    - liner
    - sister
    - steamer
    - war
    * * *
    buque nm
    ship;
    RP Fam
    tomarse el buque Br to play truant, US to play hookey
    buque de cabotaje coastal vessel, coaster;
    buque de carga cargo ship;
    buque escuela training ship;
    buque factoría factory ship;
    buque de guerra warship;
    también Fig buque insignia flagship;
    buque mercante merchant ship;
    buque nodriza refuelling ship;
    buque oceanográfico oceanographical ship;
    buque de pasajeros passenger ship, liner
    * * *
    m ship
    * * *
    buque nm
    barco: ship, vessel
    * * *
    buque n ship

    Spanish-English dictionary > buque

  • 2 granelero

    m.
    bulk-carrier ship, bulk carrier.
    * * *
    * * *
    granelero, -a adj
    barco granelero bulk carrier

    Spanish-English dictionary > granelero

  • 3 carguero

    nm
    cargo ship n
    carguero de graneles bulk carrier

    Spanish-English Business Glossary > carguero

  • 4 buque granelero

    m.
    bulk carrier, bulk-carrier ship, ore carrier, ore-carrier ship.

    Spanish-English dictionary > buque granelero

  • 5 buque mineralero

    m.
    ore-carrier ship, bulk-carrier ship.

    Spanish-English dictionary > buque mineralero

  • 6 condición free carrier

    условие "свободно у перевозчика"

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > condición free carrier

  • 7 entregado free carrier

    поставлено на условиях "свободно у перевозчика"

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > entregado free carrier

  • 8 condición free carrier

    сущ.
    экон. условие "свободно у перевозчика"

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > condición free carrier

  • 9 entregado free carrier

    прил.
    экон. поставлено на условиях "свободно у перевозчика"

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > entregado free carrier

  • 10 camión

    m.
    1 truck, goods vehicle, lorry.
    2 truckload.
    3 bus, coach.
    * * *
    1 lorry, US truck
    \
    estar como un camión familiar to be gorgeous, be a knockout
    camión de la basura dustcart, US garbage truck
    camión de mudanzas removal van
    camión frigorífico refrigerator lorry, (US refrigerator truck)
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM (Aut) lorry, truck ( esp EEUU); [de reparto] van; [de caballos] heavy wagon, dray; Méx bus; (=carga) lorryload, truckload ( esp EEUU)

    estar como un camión* to be a smasher *, be gorgeous

    camión articulado — articulated lorry, trailer truck (EEUU)

    camión blindado — armoured truck, armored truck (EEUU)

    camión bomba — lorry bomb, truck bomb

    camión cisterna — tanker, tank wagon

    camión de agua — water cart, water wagon

    camión de la basura — dustcart, refuse lorry, garbage truck (EEUU)

    camión de mudanzas — removal van, moving van (EEUU)

    camión de riego — water cart, water wagon

    camión de volteo Méx dump truck

    camión frigorífico — refrigerator lorry, refrigerated truck

    camión volquete — dump truck, tipper truck

    * * *
    1) ( de carga) truck, lorry (BrE); ( contenido) truckload

    estar como un camión — (Esp fam) to be hot stuff (colloq)

    2) (AmC, Méx) ( autobús) bus
    * * *
    = motor truck, truck, rig, lorry.
    Nota: En inglés americano se utiliza truck.
    Ex. The replacement of the horse and cart by the motor truck has improved the transport system.
    Ex. The freeway signs in the country don't say motor trucks, they say trucks.
    Ex. Women who drive tractor-trailer rigs face many of the same problems encountered by women pursuing other nontraditional occupations.
    Ex. This software is designed to enable technicians to monitor a wide range of vehicle performance through a data port on a car or lorry.
    ----
    * camión articulado = juggernaut, articulated lorry, articulated truck.
    * camión bomba = truck bomb.
    * camión con remolque = tractor-trailer.
    * camión de bomberos = fire truck, fire engine.
    * camión de la basura = garbage truck, rubbish truck, rubbish lorry, dustcart [dust cart].
    * camión de mudanzas = moving van.
    * camión portacontenedores = container lorry, container truck.
    * camión que esparce sal en las carreteras = gritter.
    * camión-tanque = road tanker.
    * garaje de camiones = truck depot.
    * llevar en camión = truck.
    * transportar en camión = truck.
    * un camión de = a truckload of.
    * * *
    1) ( de carga) truck, lorry (BrE); ( contenido) truckload

    estar como un camión — (Esp fam) to be hot stuff (colloq)

    2) (AmC, Méx) ( autobús) bus
    * * *
    = motor truck, truck, rig, lorry.
    Nota: En inglés americano se utiliza truck.

    Ex: The replacement of the horse and cart by the motor truck has improved the transport system.

    Ex: The freeway signs in the country don't say motor trucks, they say trucks.
    Ex: Women who drive tractor-trailer rigs face many of the same problems encountered by women pursuing other nontraditional occupations.
    Ex: This software is designed to enable technicians to monitor a wide range of vehicle performance through a data port on a car or lorry.
    * camión articulado = juggernaut, articulated lorry, articulated truck.
    * camión bomba = truck bomb.
    * camión con remolque = tractor-trailer.
    * camión de bomberos = fire truck, fire engine.
    * camión de la basura = garbage truck, rubbish truck, rubbish lorry, dustcart [dust cart].
    * camión de mudanzas = moving van.
    * camión portacontenedores = container lorry, container truck.
    * camión que esparce sal en las carreteras = gritter.
    * camión-tanque = road tanker.
    * garaje de camiones = truck depot.
    * llevar en camión = truck.
    * transportar en camión = truck.
    * un camión de = a truckload of.

    * * *
    A (vehículo de carga) truck, lorry ( BrE); (contenido) truckload, lorryload ( BrE)
    necesitaremos dos camiones de arena we'll need two truckloads o ( BrE) lorryloads of sand
    estar como un camión ( Esp fam); to be hot stuff ( colloq), to be a cracker o smasher ( BrE colloq)
    Compuestos:
    semi ( AmE), semitrailer ( AmE), articulated lorry ( BrE)
    patrol wagon ( AmE), police van ( BrE)
    tanker, bulk liquid carrier ( frml)
    fire truck ( AmE), fire engine ( BrE)
    garbage truck ( AmE), dustcart ( BrE)
    moving van ( AmE), removal van ( BrE)
    delivery truck ( AmE), delivery lorry ( BrE)
    ( Méx) dump truck
    ( RPl) dump truck
    refrigerated truck
    (de un taller) wrecker ( AmE), breakdown lorry ( BrE); (de la polícía) tow truck
    B (AmC, Méx) (autobús) bus
    * * *

     

    camión sustantivo masculino
    a) ( de carga) truck, lorry (BrE);

    ( contenido) truckload;

    camión de la basura garbage truck (AmE), dustcart (BrE);
    camión de mudanzas moving van (AmE), removal van (BrE)
    b) (AmC, Méx) ( autobús) bus

    camión sustantivo masculino Auto lorry, US truck
    camión cisterna, tanker
    camión de la basura, refuse lorry, US garbage truck
    camión frigorífico, refrigerator lorry
    ' camión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    basura
    - carga
    - cargamento
    - cisterna
    - descargada
    - descargado
    - fleje
    - frigorífica
    - frigorífico
    - tráiler
    - vacía
    - vacío
    - vuelco
    - atravesado
    - atravesar
    - atropellar
    - bloquear
    - bolsear
    - cabina
    - camioneta
    - cargar
    - fletar
    - flete
    - inmenso
    - mudanza
    - pipa
    - tierra
    - toldo
    - trailer
    - volcar
    English:
    articulated lorry
    - cab
    - cabin
    - collision
    - driver
    - dump
    - garbage truck
    - juggernaut
    - load
    - loaded
    - lorry
    - moving van
    - refuse lorry
    - removal van
    - tanker
    - truck
    - truckload
    - bound
    - bus
    - diesel
    - dust
    - garbage
    - hit
    - oil
    - semitrailer
    - straight
    * * *
    1. [de mercancías] truck, Br lorry;
    recibieron tres camiones de ayuda humanitaria they received three truckloads of humanitarian aid;
    Fam
    estar como un camión to be gorgeous
    camión articulado Br articulated lorry, US semitrailer;
    camión de la basura Br dustcart, US garbage truck;
    camión frigorífico refrigerated truck o Br lorry;
    camión de mudanzas furniture van, Br removal van, US moving van
    2. CAm, Méx [autobús] bus
    * * *
    m
    1 truck, Br tb
    lorry
    bus
    * * *
    1) : truck
    2) Mex : bus
    * * *
    camión n lorry [pl. lorries]

    Spanish-English dictionary > camión

  • 11 compra

    f.
    purchase.
    por la compra de una enciclopedia te regalan un televisor if you buy an encyclopedia, they'll give you a television free
    esta impresora fue una excelente compra this printer was a really good buy
    algunos supermercados te llevan la compra a casa some supermarkets deliver your shopping to your home
    ir de compras to go shopping
    compra al contado cash purchase
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: comprar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: comprar.
    * * *
    1 purchase, buy
    \
    hacer la compra to do the shopping, go shopping
    ir a la compra to go shopping
    ir de compras to go shopping
    compra a crédito credit purchase
    compra a plazos hire purchase, US instalment buying
    compra al contado cash purchase
    * * *
    noun f.
    purchase, buying
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=proceso) purchase, purchasing, buying

    tengo que ir a la compra — I've got to do the shopping, I've got to go shopping

    compra a granel — (Com) bulk buying

    compra a plazos — hire purchase, installment plan (EEUU)

    compra proteccionista — (Com) support buying

    2) (=artículo) purchase
    * * *
    a) ( acción)

    hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra — to do the shopping o (colloq) shop

    b) ( cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml)

    fue una buena/mala compra — it was a good/bad buy

    * * *
    = acquisition, procurement, purchase, purchasing, shopping, buy-out, buying, shopping order, buy-in, propertisation [propertization, -USA].
    Ex. Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.
    Ex. In 1983 the EC funded contracts which entailed the procurement of goods and services amounting to 400 million pounds.
    Ex. These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
    Ex. Research libraries use them to fill in titles that may have been missed in the initial round of purchasing.
    Ex. CACs have dealt with pre- shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.
    Ex. The book and serial industry has recently witnessed several takeovers, buy-outs, and mergers.
    Ex. The library has a centre for buying, cataloguing and storing microform, audio-visual media and other non-book material.
    Ex. This would herald the age of computer commuting, with customers dialling for bank statements and shopping orders.
    Ex. The seminar will deal with the processes of developing and ensuring corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy.
    Ex. Of course, the open source zealots are still likely to be up in arms about what they perceive to be propertisation of communal intellectual resources.
    ----
    * adquisición por compra o intercambio = non-gratuitous acquisition.
    * agente inteligente de compras = shopping agent.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified advertisement.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad.
    * asesoramiento antes de la compra = pre-shopping advice.
    * bolsa de la compra = shopping bag, grocery bag, carrier bag.
    * bolsa para la compra = shopping bag, carrier bag.
    * buena compra = good buy.
    * carrito de la compra = shopping trolley, shopping cart.
    * carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * cesta de la compra = food bill, shopping basket, food basket.
    * cesta de la compra, la = cost of living index.
    * compañía de compra por alquiler = hire-purchase company.
    * compra a plazos apartando el producto = layaway, lay-by.
    * compra compulsiva = impulse shopping.
    * compra de acciones = shareholding.
    * compra de libros = book buying [book-buying], book supply, book purchasing.
    * compra desaforada = shopping spree.
    * compra desde casa = armchair shopping.
    * compra de una compañía por otra = corporate takeover.
    * compra en línea = online shopping.
    * compra impulsiva = impulse buy.
    * compra por correo = mail-order.
    * compras de última hora = last-minute shopping.
    * compra-venta de coches = auto dealer.
    * comprobante de compra = proof of purchase.
    * derecho preferente de compra = preemption [pre-emption].
    * descuento por compra al por mayor = bulk deal, bulk rate, bulk rate discount.
    * día de compras = shopping trip.
    * fiebre de las compras = shopping fever.
    * garantía de compra = proof of purchase.
    * hábito de compra = shopping habit, buying habit, purchasing habit, consumption habit.
    * hacer compras = do + shopping.
    * hacer una compra = make + a purchase.
    * ir de compras = go + shopping.
    * lista de compra = shopping list.
    * mejor compra = best buy.
    * oferta de compra de una compañía por otra = takeover bid.
    * opción de compra = buying option, purchasing option.
    * opción de compra de acciones = stock option.
    * orden de compra = purchase order.
    * plan de compra = purchase plan.
    * política de compras = purchasing policy.
    * precio de compra = purchase price.
    * precio especial por compra al por mayor = bulk deal.
    * préstamo para compra de coche = car loan.
    * presupuesto para la compra de libros = book funds [bookfunds].
    * presupuesto para la compra de material = materials budget.
    * prueba de compra = proof of purchase.
    * sección de compras = acquisitions department, order department.
    * servicio de compra por televisión = teleshopping service.
    * servicio de compras = acquisition(s) service.
    * tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
    * viaje de compras = shopping trip.
    * * *
    a) ( acción)

    hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra — to do the shopping o (colloq) shop

    b) ( cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml)

    fue una buena/mala compra — it was a good/bad buy

    * * *
    = acquisition, procurement, purchase, purchasing, shopping, buy-out, buying, shopping order, buy-in, propertisation [propertization, -USA].

    Ex: Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.

    Ex: In 1983 the EC funded contracts which entailed the procurement of goods and services amounting to 400 million pounds.
    Ex: These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
    Ex: Research libraries use them to fill in titles that may have been missed in the initial round of purchasing.
    Ex: CACs have dealt with pre- shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.
    Ex: The book and serial industry has recently witnessed several takeovers, buy-outs, and mergers.
    Ex: The library has a centre for buying, cataloguing and storing microform, audio-visual media and other non-book material.
    Ex: This would herald the age of computer commuting, with customers dialling for bank statements and shopping orders.
    Ex: The seminar will deal with the processes of developing and ensuring corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy.
    Ex: Of course, the open source zealots are still likely to be up in arms about what they perceive to be propertisation of communal intellectual resources.
    * adquisición por compra o intercambio = non-gratuitous acquisition.
    * agente inteligente de compras = shopping agent.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified advertisement.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad.
    * asesoramiento antes de la compra = pre-shopping advice.
    * bolsa de la compra = shopping bag, grocery bag, carrier bag.
    * bolsa para la compra = shopping bag, carrier bag.
    * buena compra = good buy.
    * carrito de la compra = shopping trolley, shopping cart.
    * carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * cesta de la compra = food bill, shopping basket, food basket.
    * cesta de la compra, la = cost of living index.
    * compañía de compra por alquiler = hire-purchase company.
    * compra a plazos apartando el producto = layaway, lay-by.
    * compra compulsiva = impulse shopping.
    * compra de acciones = shareholding.
    * compra de libros = book buying [book-buying], book supply, book purchasing.
    * compra desaforada = shopping spree.
    * compra desde casa = armchair shopping.
    * compra de una compañía por otra = corporate takeover.
    * compra en línea = online shopping.
    * compra impulsiva = impulse buy.
    * compra por correo = mail-order.
    * compras de última hora = last-minute shopping.
    * compra-venta de coches = auto dealer.
    * comprobante de compra = proof of purchase.
    * derecho preferente de compra = preemption [pre-emption].
    * descuento por compra al por mayor = bulk deal, bulk rate, bulk rate discount.
    * día de compras = shopping trip.
    * fiebre de las compras = shopping fever.
    * garantía de compra = proof of purchase.
    * hábito de compra = shopping habit, buying habit, purchasing habit, consumption habit.
    * hacer compras = do + shopping.
    * hacer una compra = make + a purchase.
    * ir de compras = go + shopping.
    * lista de compra = shopping list.
    * mejor compra = best buy.
    * oferta de compra de una compañía por otra = takeover bid.
    * opción de compra = buying option, purchasing option.
    * opción de compra de acciones = stock option.
    * orden de compra = purchase order.
    * plan de compra = purchase plan.
    * política de compras = purchasing policy.
    * precio de compra = purchase price.
    * precio especial por compra al por mayor = bulk deal.
    * préstamo para compra de coche = car loan.
    * presupuesto para la compra de libros = book funds [bookfunds].
    * presupuesto para la compra de material = materials budget.
    * prueba de compra = proof of purchase.
    * sección de compras = acquisitions department, order department.
    * servicio de compra por televisión = teleshopping service.
    * servicio de compras = acquisition(s) service.
    * tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
    * viaje de compras = shopping trip.

    * * *
    1
    (acción): hemos estado muy ocupados con la compra de la casa we've been very busy with buying the house o ( frml) with the house purchase
    has hecho una excelente compra that was a good buy
    ir de compras to go shopping
    hicimos algunas compras we did some shopping o we bought a few things
    hacer la compra ( Esp) or ( AmL) las compras para la semana to do the weekly shopping o ( colloq) shop
    la lista de la compra ( Esp) or ( AmL) las compras the shopping list
    jefe de compras chief buyer
    la compra de dos o más artículos le da derecho a participar en nuestro sorteo if you purchase two or more items you will be eligible o the purchase of two or more items makes you eligible to take part in our draw
    estar de compras ( fam euf); to be in the family way ( colloq euph)
    2 (cosa comprada) buy, purchase ( frml)
    este vestido fue una buena/mala compra this dress was a good/bad buy
    pon la compra en la cocina ( Esp); put what you've bought in the kitchen, put the shopping in the kitchen ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo comprar: ( conjugate comprar)

    compra es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    compra    
    comprar
    compra sustantivo femenino
    a) ( acción):


    hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra to do the shopping;
    compra por teléfono teleshopping
    b) ( cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml);


    comprar ( conjugate comprar) verbo transitivo
    a)casa/regalo/comida to buy, purchase (frml);

    comprale algo a algn ( a quien lo vende) to buy sth from sb;
    ( a quien lo recibe) to buy sth for sb
    b) (fam) ( sobornar) to buy (colloq)

    compra sustantivo femenino
    1 (acción) buying
    ir de compras, to go shopping
    2 (objeto comprado) purchase, buy
    (conjunto de alimentos) shopping
    comprar verbo transitivo
    1 to buy: compramos el ordenador a plazos, we bought the computer on hire purchase
    le compra el periódico a Lucía, (para Lucía) he buys the newspaper for Lucia
    (Lucía lo vende) he buys the newspaper from Lucia
    2 figurado (sobornar) to bribe, buy off
    ' compra' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adquisición
    - amortizar
    - bolsa
    - carrito
    - comprar
    - desorbitar
    - dos
    - las
    - negociar
    - opción
    - salida
    - súper
    - barato
    - cambiar
    - canasta
    - catálogo
    - clavar
    - ganga
    - gestionar
    - hacer
    - importe
    - mandado
    - pilón
    - práctico
    - realizar
    - talón
    English:
    bag
    - bring up
    - buy
    - deposit
    - first-time
    - for
    - insider dealing
    - insider trading
    - leverage
    - outsourcing
    - purchase
    - shopping
    - shopping bag
    - throw in
    - trolley
    - any
    - business
    - deal
    - dealer
    - first
    - free
    - hire
    - take
    - teleshopping
    - whichever
    * * *
    compra nf
    1. [adquisición] purchase;
    están considerando la compra de un automóvil they are thinking about o considering buying a car;
    por la compra de una enciclopedia te regalan un televisor if you buy an encyclopedia, they'll give you a television free;
    hacer Esp [m5] la compra o Am [m5] las compras to do the shopping;
    hago Esp [m5] la compra o Am [m5] las compras los viernes I do the shopping on Fridays;
    ir de compras to go shopping
    compra apalancada leverage buyout;
    compra al contado [en efectivo] cash purchase;
    Am compra en cuotas Br hire-purchase, US installment plan;
    compra al por mayor bulk buying;
    compra a plazos Br hire-purchase, US installment plan
    2. [objeto adquirido] purchase, buy;
    esta impresora fue una excelente compra this printer was a really good buy;
    algunos supermercados te llevan la compra a casa some supermarkets deliver your shopping to your home;
    deja la compra sobre la mesa leave the shopping on the table
    compra impulsiva o por impulso impulse buy
    * * *
    f
    1 acción purchase;
    hacer la compra, ir a la compra do the shopping;
    ir de compras go shopping
    2 ( cosa comprada) purchase, buy
    * * *
    compra nf
    1) : purchase
    2)
    ir de compras : to go shopping
    3)
    orden de compra : purchase order
    * * *
    compra n (adquisición) purchase / buy

    Spanish-English dictionary > compra

  • 12 correo

    adj.
    post (British), mail (United States).
    a vuelta de correo by return (of post)
    correo aéreo airmail
    correo basura (computing) junk mail, spam
    correo caracol snail mail
    correo comercial direct mail
    correo electrónico e-mail, electronic mail (sistema)
    enviar un correo (electrónico) a alguien to e-mail somebody, to send somebody an e-mail
    correo urgente (similar)special delivery
    correo de voz voice mail
    m.
    1 mail, letters, correspondence, post.
    2 messenger, courier, dispatch-rider, mail carrier.
    3 mail service, postal system.
    4 accomplice, accessory.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: correar.
    * * *
    1 (servicio, correspondencia) post, US mail
    2 (persona) courier
    3 MILITAR dispatch rider
    1 (oficina) post office sing
    \
    echar al correo to post, US mail
    por correo by post, US by mail
    apartado de correos (post office) box
    correo aéreo airmail
    correo certificado registered post, US registered mail
    correo electrónico electronic mail, e-mail
    correo urgente special delivery
    * * *
    noun m.
    mail, post
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=correspondencia) post, mail

    ¿ha llegado el correo? — has the post o mail come?

    2) (=servicio) post, mail

    echar algo al correo, poner algo en el correo — to post sth, mail sth ( esp EEUU)

    por correo — by post, through the post

    correo basura[por carta] junk mail; [por Internet] spam, junk email

    correo electrónico — email, electronic mail

    3) (=oficina)
    4)

    el correo — (Ferro) the mail train, the slow train

    5) (=mensajero) courier; (Mil) dispatch rider

    correo de gabinete — Queen's Messenger, diplomatic courier (EEUU)

    * * *
    1)
    a) mail, post (BrE)

    envíamelo por correomail (AmE) o (BrE) post it to me

    echar una carta al correoto mail (AmE) o (BrE) post a letter

    b) ( tren) mail train; ( autobús) postbus ( bus which also transports mail); ( barco) mail boat
    2) ( oficina) tb

    Correos — (Esp) post office

    voy al correo or (Esp) a Correos — I'm going to the post office

    3) ( persona)
    a) ( mensajero) messenger
    b) ( de drogas) courier
    •• Cultural note:
    The name of Spain's state-run post office. Stamps can be bought in estancos, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office ( estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system
    * * *
    = post, the, mail.
    Ex. The vast majority of bibliographic records are still transferred by sending reels of tape through the post.
    Ex. As a communications device, Internet allows you to reach your fellow librarians with messages and documents independent of the constraints of mail, telegraph, or fax.
    ----
    * apartado de correos = P.O. Box, post office box.
    * bombardeo del correo electrónico = mail bombing.
    * buzón de correos = mailbox.
    * cancelador de correo publicitario no solicitado = cancelbot.
    * capaz de usar el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * clasificación del correo = mail sorting.
    * compañía de correos, teléfonos y telecomunicaciones = PTT (Posts, Telephones and Telecommunications).
    * compra por correo = mail-order.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * correo aéreo = airmail [air mail].
    * correo basura = junk mail, spam, junk e-mail.
    * correo certificado = registered mail.
    * correo con dirección errónea = misdirected mail.
    * correo de primera clase = first class post.
    * correo electrónico = e-mail (electronic mail).
    * correo electrónico en masa = bulk e-mails.
    * correo exprés = express mail.
    * correo por vía terrestre = surface mail.
    * correo postal = postal mail.
    * correo publicitario no solicitado = junk mail, spam.
    * correo tortuga = snail mail.
    * cuenta de correo electrónico = email account.
    * cuestionario por correo = postal questionnaire.
    * dirección de correo = mailing address.
    * dirección de correo electrónico = email address.
    * empleado de correos = post office clerk.
    * empresa dedicada a la venta por correo = mail order company.
    * encargado del correo = mail clerk.
    * encuesta por correo = mail survey.
    * enviar por correo = mail, send through + the mail, post.
    * enviar por correo aéreo = air-mail.
    * enviar por correo electrónico = e-mail [email].
    * enviar un correo electrónico = e-mail [email].
    * enviar un mensaje a una lista de correo = post + a message.
    * envío de correo electrónico en masa = bulk e-mailing.
    * envío de correo publicitario no solicitado = spamming.
    * envío de correos electrónicos = e-mailing.
    * envío directo por correo = direct mail.
    * familiarizado con el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * firma de correo electrónico = e-mail signature.
    * inundación del correo electrónico = mail bombing.
    * jefa de oficina de correos = postmistress.
    * jefe de oficina de correos = postmaster.
    * lista de correo = mailing list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], distribution list, e-mail list, electronic distribution list.
    * lista de correo electrónico = electronic mailing list.
    * lista de correo moderada = moderated mailing list, moderated listserv.
    * mandar por correo electrónico = e-mail [email].
    * mandar un correo electrónico = e-mail [email].
    * marcador de correo publicitario no solicitado = spambot.
    * oficina de correos = post office.
    * pirata del correo publicitario no solicitado = spammer.
    * por correo = by post, mailed.
    * programa de correo electrónico = electronic mail system.
    * sala del correo = mail room.
    * saqueador de correo = mail bomber.
    * sello de correos = postage stamp.
    * servicio de correo = mail service.
    * servicio de correo electrónico = electronic mail service.
    * servicio de correos = postal service.
    * servicio de novedades a través del correo electrónico = e-mail alert.
    * servicio de referencia por correo electrónico = electronic mail reference service.
    * tasa de correos = postage rate.
    * voto por correo = postal ballot.
    * * *
    1)
    a) mail, post (BrE)

    envíamelo por correomail (AmE) o (BrE) post it to me

    echar una carta al correoto mail (AmE) o (BrE) post a letter

    b) ( tren) mail train; ( autobús) postbus ( bus which also transports mail); ( barco) mail boat
    2) ( oficina) tb

    Correos — (Esp) post office

    voy al correo or (Esp) a Correos — I'm going to the post office

    3) ( persona)
    a) ( mensajero) messenger
    b) ( de drogas) courier
    •• Cultural note:
    The name of Spain's state-run post office. Stamps can be bought in estancos, although certified or express mail must be sent from a post office ( estafeta or oficina de correos). Postboxes in Spain are silver with red and yellow hoops. There are also red boxes for urgent mail. In Latin America correo, in the singular, means both a post office and the mail system
    * * *
    = post, the, mail.

    Ex: The vast majority of bibliographic records are still transferred by sending reels of tape through the post.

    Ex: As a communications device, Internet allows you to reach your fellow librarians with messages and documents independent of the constraints of mail, telegraph, or fax.
    * apartado de correos = P.O. Box, post office box.
    * bombardeo del correo electrónico = mail bombing.
    * buzón de correos = mailbox.
    * cancelador de correo publicitario no solicitado = cancelbot.
    * capaz de usar el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * clasificación del correo = mail sorting.
    * compañía de correos, teléfonos y telecomunicaciones = PTT (Posts, Telephones and Telecommunications).
    * compra por correo = mail-order.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * correo aéreo = airmail [air mail].
    * correo basura = junk mail, spam, junk e-mail.
    * correo certificado = registered mail.
    * correo con dirección errónea = misdirected mail.
    * correo de primera clase = first class post.
    * correo-e = e-mail (electronic mail).
    * correo electrónico = e-mail (electronic mail).
    * correo electrónico en masa = bulk e-mails.
    * correo exprés = express mail.
    * correo por vía terrestre = surface mail.
    * correo postal = postal mail.
    * correo publicitario no solicitado = junk mail, spam.
    * correo tortuga = snail mail.
    * cuenta de correo electrónico = email account.
    * cuestionario por correo = postal questionnaire.
    * dirección de correo = mailing address.
    * dirección de correo electrónico = email address.
    * empleado de correos = post office clerk.
    * empresa dedicada a la venta por correo = mail order company.
    * encargado del correo = mail clerk.
    * encuesta por correo = mail survey.
    * enviar por correo = mail, send through + the mail, post.
    * enviar por correo aéreo = air-mail.
    * enviar por correo electrónico = e-mail [email].
    * enviar un correo electrónico = e-mail [email].
    * enviar un mensaje a una lista de correo = post + a message.
    * envío de correo electrónico en masa = bulk e-mailing.
    * envío de correo publicitario no solicitado = spamming.
    * envío de correos electrónicos = e-mailing.
    * envío directo por correo = direct mail.
    * familiarizado con el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * firma de correo electrónico = e-mail signature.
    * inundación del correo electrónico = mail bombing.
    * jefa de oficina de correos = postmistress.
    * jefe de oficina de correos = postmaster.
    * lista de correo = mailing list, listserv(er) [list-serv(er)], distribution list, e-mail list, electronic distribution list.
    * lista de correo electrónico = electronic mailing list.
    * lista de correo moderada = moderated mailing list, moderated listserv.
    * mandar por correo electrónico = e-mail [email].
    * mandar un correo electrónico = e-mail [email].
    * marcador de correo publicitario no solicitado = spambot.
    * oficina de correos = post office.
    * pirata del correo publicitario no solicitado = spammer.
    * por correo = by post, mailed.
    * programa de correo electrónico = electronic mail system.
    * sala del correo = mail room.
    * saqueador de correo = mail bomber.
    * sello de correos = postage stamp.
    * servicio de correo = mail service.
    * servicio de correo electrónico = electronic mail service.
    * servicio de correos = postal service.
    * servicio de novedades a través del correo electrónico = e-mail alert.
    * servicio de referencia por correo electrónico = electronic mail reference service.
    * tasa de correos = postage rate.
    * voto por correo = postal ballot.

    * * *
    A
    1 (sistema) mail, post ( BrE)
    envíamelo por correo mail ( AmE) o ( BrE) post it to me
    a vuelta de correo by return of post
    echar una carta al correo to mail ( AmE) o ( BrE) post a letter
    servicio/huelga de correos postal service/strike
    2 (tren) mail train; (autobús) postbus ( bus which also transports mail); (barco) mail boat
    Compuestos:
    air mail
    junk e-mail, spam ( colloq)
    registered mail o ( BrE) post
    voice mail
    (sistema) electronic mail, e-mail; (mensaje) e-mail
    he recibido muchos correos electrónicos I've received many e-mails
    special delivery
    Correos ( Esp); post office
    voy al correoor ( Esp) a Correos I'm going to the post office
    1 (mensajero) messenger
    2 (de drogas) courier
    * * *

     

    correo sustantivo masculino
    a) mail, post (BrE);

    envíamelo por correo mail (AmE) o (BrE) post it to me;

    echar una carta al correo to mail (AmE) o (BrE) post a letter;
    correo aéreo air mail;
    correo certificado o (Col, Ur) recomendado registered mail;
    correo electrónico e-mail, electronic mail;
    correo urgente special delivery;
    de correos ‹servicio/huelga postal ( before n)

    c) ( oficina) tb



    correo
    I sustantivo masculino post, US mail
    echar al correo, to post
    por correo, by post
    correo aéreo, airmail
    correo certificado, registered post
    Inform correo electrónico, e-mail
    (tren) correo, mail train
    II correos (no lleva artículo en ningún caso) (edificio) post office sing
    (servicio) The Post Office
    ' correo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    certificada
    - certificado
    - despachar
    - mandar
    - olvidarse
    - repartir
    - reparto
    - urgente
    - vagón
    - vía
    - votar
    - vuelta
    - carta
    - casilla
    - correspondencia
    - expreso
    - gasto
    - giro
    - ordinario
    - recogida
    - tren
    - venta
    - voto
    English:
    airmail
    - direct-mail advertising
    - e-mail
    - email
    - forget
    - forward
    - letter box
    - mail
    - mail order
    - mailtrain
    - pony express
    - post
    - postage stamp
    - recorded
    - registered post
    - remind
    - return
    - second-class
    - send away for
    - send off for
    - air
    - box
    - class
    - courier
    - electronic
    - E-mail
    - junk
    - special
    - voice
    * * *
    adj
    tren correo mail train
    nm
    1. [sistema, cartas] Br post, US mail;
    a vuelta de correo Br by return of post, US by return mail;
    echar algo al correo to Br post o US mail sth;
    mandar algo por correo to send sth by Br post o US mail
    correo aéreo airmail; Informát correo basura [método] junk mail, spam;
    correo certificado registered Br post o US mail;
    correo comercial direct mail;
    Informát correo electrónico [sistema, mensaje] e-mail;
    enviar un correo (electrónico) a alguien to e-mail sb, to send sb an e-mail;
    correo postal ordinary mail;
    enviar algo por correo postal to send sth by Br post o US mail;
    Am correo recomendado registered Br post o US mail;
    correo urgente special delivery;
    Informát correo de voz voice mail; Informát correo en la web webmail
    2. [persona] messenger;
    actuar como correo para alguien to act as a messenger for sb;
    3. Am [organismo] the Post Office;
    tengo que ir al correo I have to go to the post office
    * * *
    m
    1 mail, Br tb
    post;
    por correo by mail;
    separado under separate cover;
    2
    :
    correos pl post office sg
    * * *
    correo nm
    1) : mail
    correo aéreo: airmail
    2) : post office
    * * *
    1. (en general) post
    ¿has recogido el correo? have you collected the post?
    2. (tren) mail train
    correo electrónico electronic mail / e mail

    Spanish-English dictionary > correo

  • 13 transporte aéreo

    m.
    1 airfreight, air transport, air transportation.
    2 air carrier.
    * * *
    (n.) = air freight [airfreight], air transport, air transportation, air cargo
    Ex. This way periodicals arrive quickly by air freight and can be bought at USA prices, cheaper than those in Europe.
    Ex. Besides the main unit for this development which covers technology there are special units dealing with fermentation and biotechnology; hospital organisation and building theory; air transport; and fruit cultivation.
    Ex. The grant is to cover the cost of travel (economy class air transportation) to and from the host country of the conference, registration, hotel costs and a per diem allowance.
    Ex. Thus you can rest assured your goods by air cargo, bulk ocean freight or containerized shipment will receive the very best care at all times.
    * * *
    (n.) = air freight [airfreight], air transport, air transportation, air cargo

    Ex: This way periodicals arrive quickly by air freight and can be bought at USA prices, cheaper than those in Europe.

    Ex: Besides the main unit for this development which covers technology there are special units dealing with fermentation and biotechnology; hospital organisation and building theory; air transport; and fruit cultivation.
    Ex: The grant is to cover the cost of travel (economy class air transportation) to and from the host country of the conference, registration, hotel costs and a per diem allowance.
    Ex: Thus you can rest assured your goods by air cargo, bulk ocean freight or containerized shipment will receive the very best care at all times.

    Spanish-English dictionary > transporte aéreo

  • 14 camión cisterna

    m.
    tank truck, bulk liquid carrier truck, gasoline tanker, tank wagon.
    * * *
    tanker
    * * *
    * * *
    * * *
    tanker

    Spanish-English dictionary > camión cisterna

  • 15 granelero combinado

    сущ.
    мор. (Eng. OBO, ore-bulk-oil carrier) нефтерудовоз

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > granelero combinado

  • 16 condición

    f
    1) условие; основание
    2) положение, состояние
    3) обстановка; обстоятельства
    4) свойства; сущность (см. тж. condiciones)

    a condición de... — при условии, на условиях

    - condición de entrega FAS
    - condición de entrega FIO
    - condición de entrega FOA
    - condición de entrega FOQ
    - condición de entrega FOR
    - condición de entrega FOT
    - condición de entrega franco fábrca
    - condición ex quay
    - condición ex ship
    - condición ex works
    - condición FAS
    - condición FOB
    - condición FOB airport
    - condición FOR
    - condición free carrier
    - condición free on rail
    - condición de pago
    - condición social

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > condición

  • 17 entregado

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > entregado

  • 18 FRC

    сокр. от англ. free carrier
    "свободно у перевозчика" ( условие поставки)

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > FRC

  • 19 Bagdad

    m.
    Baghdad.
    * * *
    1 Baghdad
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. A roadside bomb struck a US armored personnel carrier in Baghdad, killing all seven American soldiers inside.
    * * *

    Ex: A roadside bomb struck a US armored personnel carrier in Baghdad, killing all seven American soldiers inside.

    * * *
    Baghdad
    * * *
    Baghdad

    Spanish-English dictionary > Bagdad

  • 20 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
    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)
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    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

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