Traducción: de espanol

edge-flush

  • 1 colocado

    adj.
    drugged.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: colocar.
    * * *
    1→ link=colocar colocar
    1 (empleado) employed
    2 argot (embriagado) sozzled; (drogado) stoned, high
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [en trabajo]

    estar colocado — to be in work, have a job

    2) Esp ** (=drogado) high *; (=borracho) smashed *, plastered *, trashed (EEUU) **
    3)
    *
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    2) (Esp arg) ( con drogas) stoned (colloq)
    * * *
    ----
    * colocado en lugar erróneo = misplaced.
    * colocado en un receso = alcoved.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    2) (Esp arg) ( con drogas) stoned (colloq)
    * * *
    * colocado en lugar erróneo = misplaced.
    * colocado en un receso = alcoved.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * * *
    A
    (en un trabajo): está muy bien colocado he has a very good job
    seguro que dentro de un mes ya está colocado I'm sure that he'll have found a job within a month
    estar colocado con algn ( Chi fam); to be well in with sb ( colloq)
    B ( Equ):
    apostó 6 euros a colocado al número cinco he bet 6 euros across the board on number five ( AmE), he bet 6 euros each way on number five ( BrE)
    C ( Esp)
    1 ( fam) (borracho) plastered ( colloq)
    2 ( arg) (con drogas) stoned ( colloq)
    * * *

    Del verbo colocar: ( conjugate colocar)

    colocado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    colocado    
    colocar
    colocado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1 ( en un trabajo):

    ya está colocado he's found a job
    2 (Esp)
    a) (fam) ( borracho) plastered (colloq)

    b) (arg) ( con drogas) stoned (colloq)

    colocar ( conjugate colocar) verbo transitivo
    1

    losas/alfombra to lay;
    cuadro to hang;
    bomba to plant
    b) (Com, Fin) ‹ acciones to place;

    dinero to place, invest
    2 persona

    b) ( en trabajo) to get … a job

    colocarse verbo pronominal
    a) (situarse, ponerse):

    se colocó a mi lado she stood/sat beside me


    colocar verbo transitivo
    1 to place, put
    2 (dar un empleo) to give work to
    3 Fin (invertir) to invest
    4 (encasquetar) ese vendedor ya me ha colocado una batidora manual, that salesman saddled me with a manual mixer
    4 argot (drogar) to stone
    ' colocado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    colocar
    - desencajada
    - desencajado
    - dispuesta
    - dispuesto
    - sombra
    English:
    high
    - position
    - stoned
    - zonked
    * * *
    colocado, -a
    adj
    1. [en lugar] placed;
    marcó gol con un tiro raso y colocado he scored with a very low, well-placed shot
    2.
    estar muy bien colocado [en empleo] to have a very good job;
    todavía no tiene al hijo colocado he hasn't found his son a job yet
    3. [en carreras de caballos]
    Capirote llegó colocado Capirote finished second
    4. Fam [drogado] high, stoned;
    [borracho] blind drunk, smashed
    nm
    [en rugby] place kick

    Spanish-English dictionary > colocado

  • 2 colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza

    (adj.) = edge-flush
    Ex. The following recommendations are made: select copying machines carefully ( edge-flush platens are best; don't flex a book more than 180 degrees; educate patrons and staff to be gentle with books; and limit the number of pages copied from each volume.
    * * *
    (adj.) = edge-flush

    Ex: The following recommendations are made: select copying machines carefully ( edge-flush platens are best; don't flex a book more than 180 degrees; educate patrons and staff to be gentle with books; and limit the number of pages copied from each volume.

    Spanish-English dictionary > colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza

  • 3 doblar

    v.
    1 to fold.
    Ricardo repliega la bandera Richard folds the flag.
    2 to bend.
    Ella dobla los alambres She bends the wires.
    3 to turn, to go round (esquina).
    al doblar la esquina when you turn the corner
    dobla en la primera a la derecha take the first right
    Ella dobló She made a turn.
    4 to double.
    dobló la apuesta he doubled the bet
    su padre le dobla la edad his father is twice his age
    Ella dobló el precio She doubled the price.
    5 to dub.
    doblar una película al español to dub a film into Spanish
    6 to lap.
    7 to toll (campanas).
    Las campanas doblaron tristemente The bells tolled sadly.
    8 to turn around, to swing around.
    Ella dobla la esquina She turns around the corner.
    9 to translate, to double.
    Ricardo dobló la voz de María Richard translated Ann's voice.
    10 to deflect, to deviate, to refract.
    El agua dobla la luz Water deflects light.
    * * *
    1 (duplicar) to double
    2 (plegar) to fold
    3 (torcer) to bend
    4 (esquina) to turn, go round
    5 (película) to dub
    6 (a un actor) to stand in (a, for), double (a, for)
    1 (girar) to turn
    2 (campana) to toll
    3 CINEMATOGRAFÍA to play two parts, double
    1 (plegarse) to fold
    2 (torcerse) to bend
    3 (rendirse) to give in
    * * *
    verb
    2) fold
    3) dub
    4) toll
    5) turn
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=plegar) [+ carta, tela, periódico] to fold; [+ alambre, pierna] to bend
    2) (=torcer) [+ esquina] to turn, go round; [+ cabo] (Náut) to round
    3) (=tener el doble de)

    su marido le dobla el sueldo — her husband earns twice as much as her, her husband earns double what she does

    4) (=duplicar) [+ cantidad, oferta] to double

    doblen sus apuestas, señores — double your bets, gentlemen

    5) (Cine)
    a) [en la voz] [+ película, actor] to dub
    b) [en la acción] [+ actor] to stand in for
    6) * [+ persona]
    7) (Dep) [+ ciclista, corredor] to lap
    8) (Teat)
    9) Méx (=matar) to shoot down
    2. VI
    1) (=girar) [persona, vehículo] to turn
    2) [campana] to toll
    3) (Taur) [toro] to collapse
    4) ** (=morir) to peg out **
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <camisa/papel> to fold; <brazo/vara> to bend
    2) < esquina> to turn, go around; < cabo> to round
    3) ( aumentar al doble) <oferta/apuesta/capital> to double; ( tener el doble que)

    le dobla la edad or la dobla en edad — he's twice her age

    4)
    a) < película> to dub
    b) < actor> ( en banda sonora) to dub; ( en escena) to double for
    2.
    doblar vi
    1) (torcer, girar) persona to turn; camino to bend, turn
    2) campanas to toll

    doblar a muertoto knell (liter), to sound a death knell

    3.
    doblarse v pron
    1) rama/alambre to bend

    doblarse de dolor/risa — to double up with pain/laughter

    2) precios/población to double
    * * *
    = bend, double, fold, turn down, push out of + alignment, dub, flex.
    Ex. Flexibility of course does not mean that the structure is flexible and will bend or move under stress.
    Ex. There is the possibility of doubling or trebling the communication outlets in the not too distant future.
    Ex. Other commercially available wallets are made of a more pliable transparent plastic - again with a separate pocket for each slide - and these can be folded to fit into a cardboard box.
    Ex. Do not turn down the corners of pages to mark one's place.
    Ex. This article argues that box designs for small books have 3 shortcomings: their corners tend to gape; strings, buttons and other fixing arrangements clutter the outside of the box; and the box flaps are too soft causing it to be pushed out of alignment.
    Ex. A DVD disc holds between 7 and 20 times as much data as a standard CD-ROM, enough to carry a feature-length film dubbed into 8 languages.
    Ex. The following recommendations are made: select copying machines carefully (edge-flush platens are best; don't flex a book more than 180 degrees; educate patrons and staff to be gentle with books; and limit the number of pages copied from each volume.
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    * doblar a muerto = sound + the death knell for.
    * doblar el dedo = curl up + finger.
    * doblar la rodilla = genuflect.
    * doblarse = curl up, deflect, buckle, bend down, bend over.
    * doblar una esquina = turn + a corner.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <camisa/papel> to fold; <brazo/vara> to bend
    2) < esquina> to turn, go around; < cabo> to round
    3) ( aumentar al doble) <oferta/apuesta/capital> to double; ( tener el doble que)

    le dobla la edad or la dobla en edad — he's twice her age

    4)
    a) < película> to dub
    b) < actor> ( en banda sonora) to dub; ( en escena) to double for
    2.
    doblar vi
    1) (torcer, girar) persona to turn; camino to bend, turn
    2) campanas to toll

    doblar a muertoto knell (liter), to sound a death knell

    3.
    doblarse v pron
    1) rama/alambre to bend

    doblarse de dolor/risa — to double up with pain/laughter

    2) precios/población to double
    * * *
    = bend, double, fold, turn down, push out of + alignment, dub, flex.

    Ex: Flexibility of course does not mean that the structure is flexible and will bend or move under stress.

    Ex: There is the possibility of doubling or trebling the communication outlets in the not too distant future.
    Ex: Other commercially available wallets are made of a more pliable transparent plastic - again with a separate pocket for each slide - and these can be folded to fit into a cardboard box.
    Ex: Do not turn down the corners of pages to mark one's place.
    Ex: This article argues that box designs for small books have 3 shortcomings: their corners tend to gape; strings, buttons and other fixing arrangements clutter the outside of the box; and the box flaps are too soft causing it to be pushed out of alignment.
    Ex: A DVD disc holds between 7 and 20 times as much data as a standard CD-ROM, enough to carry a feature-length film dubbed into 8 languages.
    Ex: The following recommendations are made: select copying machines carefully (edge-flush platens are best; don't flex a book more than 180 degrees; educate patrons and staff to be gentle with books; and limit the number of pages copied from each volume.
    * doblar a muerto = sound + the death knell for.
    * doblar el dedo = curl up + finger.
    * doblar la rodilla = genuflect.
    * doblarse = curl up, deflect, buckle, bend down, bend over.
    * doblar una esquina = turn + a corner.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.

    * * *
    doblar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹camisa/papel/servilleta› to fold
    2 ‹brazo/rodilla› to bend; ‹vara› to bend
    dóblale los puños hacia adentro/afuera turn the cuffs in/up
    lo dobló de un puñetazo he punched him and doubled him up
    B ‹esquina› to turn, go around; ‹cabo› to round
    C
    1 (aumentar al doble) ‹oferta/apuesta/capital› to double
    2
    (tener el doble que): le dobla la edad or la dobla en edad he's twice her age
    el nuevo edificio dobla en altura al antiguo the new building is twice as high as the old one
    D
    1 ‹película› to dub
    una película doblada al castellano a film dubbed into Spanish
    2 ‹actor› (en la banda sonora) to dub; (en una escena) to stand in for, double for
    E
    1 (vencer) to beat
    2 (ablandarcon ruegos) to win … over; (— con presión) to make … give in
    ■ doblar
    vi
    A (torcer, girar) «persona» to turn; «camino» to bend, turn
    B «campanas» to toll
    doblar a muerto to knell ( liter), to sound a death knell
    C «toro» to collapse
    D (ceder) to give in
    A «rama/alambre» to bend
    doblarse de dolor/risa to double up with pain/laughter
    B «precios/población» to double
    C ( Méx) (en el dominó) to put down a double
    * * *

     

    doblar ( conjugate doblar) verbo transitivo
    1camisa/papel to fold;
    brazo/vara to bend
    2 esquina to turn, go around;
    cabo to round
    3 ( aumentar al doble) ‹oferta/apuesta/capital to double;
    ( tener el doble que):

    4 actor› ( en banda sonora) to dub;
    ( en escena) to double for;
    película to dub;

    verbo intransitivo
    1 (torcer, girar) [ persona] to turn;
    [ camino] to bend, turn;

    2 [ campanas] to toll
    doblarse verbo pronominal
    1 [rama/alambre] to bend
    2 [precios/población] to double
    doblar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (duplicar) to double: mi mujer me dobla el sueldo, my wife earns twice as much as I
    2 (un mapa, la ropa) to fold
    3 (flexionar) to bend
    4 (torcer) to bend: dobló la barra de metal, he bent the metal bar
    5 (girar) lo verás nada más doblar la esquina, you'll see it as soon as you get round the corner
    6 (una película) to dub
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (girar) to turn
    doblar a la derecha/izquierda, to turn right/left
    2 (repicar) to toll
    ' doblar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    duplicar
    - esquina
    English:
    bend
    - come round
    - crook
    - curve
    - double
    - double up
    - dub
    - flex
    - fold
    - intensify
    - lap
    - round
    - toll
    - turn
    - turn down
    - turn in
    - come
    - crease
    - go
    - kowtow
    - swing
    * * *
    vt
    1. [duplicar] to double;
    dobló la apuesta he doubled the bet;
    su padre le dobla la edad o [m5] en edad his father is twice his age
    2. [plegar] to fold;
    dobla bien tu ropa fold your clothes carefully;
    dobla los bajos del pantalón hacia dentro fold the hems of your Br trousers o US pants up inside
    3. [torcer] to bend;
    doble el brazo, por favor bend your arm, please;
    doblar el espinazo [someterse] to bend the knee
    4. [esquina] to turn, to go round;
    al doblar la esquina when you turn the corner
    5. [actor] [con la voz] to dub;
    [en escena] to stand in for;
    doblar una película al español to dub a film into Spanish
    6. [corredor] to lap
    vi
    1. [girar] to turn;
    dobla en la primera a la derecha take the first right
    2. [campanas] to toll
    3. [toro] to collapse [after receiving the bullfighter's sword thrust]
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 fold; pierna, brazo bend
    2 cantidad double;
    me dobla la edad he’s twice my age
    3 película dub
    4 MAR round; en una carrera pass, Br
    overtake;
    doblar la esquina go round o turn the corner
    II v/i
    1 turn;
    2 de campana toll;
    doblar a muerto sound the death knell
    * * *
    doblar vt
    1) : to double
    2) plegar: to fold, to bend
    3) : to turn
    doblar la esquina: to turn the corner
    4) : to dub
    doblar vi
    1) : to turn
    2) : to toll, to ring
    * * *
    doblar vb
    1. (plegar) to fold
    2. (torcer) to bend [pt. & pp. bent]
    3. (duplicar) to double
    4. (girar) to turn / to go round
    dobló la esquina he turned the corner / he went round the corner

    Spanish-English dictionary > doblar

  • 4 escalón

    m.
    step of stair, stair, rung, step.
    * * *
    1 (peldaño) step, stair; (de escala) rung
    2 figurado (grado) degree, level, grade
    3 figurado (paso, medio) stepping stone
    4 MILITAR echelon
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=peldaño) [gen] step, stair; [de escalera de mano] rung; (=nivel) level; [de cohete] stage
    2) [al avanzar] (=paso) step; [al éxito] stepping stone
    3) (Mil) echelon
    * * *
    masculino ( peldaño) step; ( travesaño) rung; ( en carrera)
    * * *
    = step.
    Ex. The customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street, even though this meant going down some steps, the floor of the workshop being below road-level.
    ----
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * * *
    masculino ( peldaño) step; ( travesaño) rung; ( en carrera)
    * * *
    = step.

    Ex: The customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street, even though this meant going down some steps, the floor of the workshop being below road-level.

    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.

    * * *
    2
    (en una carrera): sigue subiendo escalones he continues to climb higher o further up the ladder
    * * *

    escalón sustantivo masculino ( peldaño) step;
    ( travesaño) rung
    escalón sustantivo masculino
    1 (en el suelo) step: ¡cuidado con el escalón!, mind the step!
    2 (fase) stage: el primer escalón de la evolución, the first stage of evolution
    3 (nivel) step: está un escalón por debajo de su categoría, he is a step below what his position should be
    ' escalón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cuidada
    - cuidado
    - grada
    - peldaño
    - tropezar
    English:
    echelon
    - rung
    - stair
    - step
    - stepping-stone
    - tier
    - top
    * * *
    1. [de escalera] [peldaño] step;
    [barra, travesaño] rung
    2. [en el terreno] terrace
    3. [categoría, nivel] grade;
    ha ascendido varios escalones he has risen several places up the ladder
    * * *
    m step; de escalera de mano rung
    * * *
    escalón nm, pl - lones
    1) : echelon
    2) : step, rung
    * * *
    escalón n step

    Spanish-English dictionary > escalón

  • 5 flexionar

    v.
    1 to bend.
    2 to flex, to bend.
    Se me dobló la mano I bent my hand.
    * * *
    1 (músculo) to flex; (cuerpo) to bend
    * * *
    1.
    VT [gen] to bend; [+ músculo] to flex
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo (Dep) <pierna/rodillas> to bend
    * * *
    = flex.
    Ex. The following recommendations are made: select copying machines carefully (edge-flush platens are best; don't flex a book more than 180 degrees; educate patrons and staff to be gentle with books; and limit the number of pages copied from each volume.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo (Dep) <pierna/rodillas> to bend
    * * *
    = flex.

    Ex: The following recommendations are made: select copying machines carefully (edge-flush platens are best; don't flex a book more than 180 degrees; educate patrons and staff to be gentle with books; and limit the number of pages copied from each volume.

    * * *
    flexionar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ( Dep) ‹pierna/rodillas› to bend; ‹músculo› to flex
    flexionar la cintura to bend down
    2 ‹soporte/viga› to buckle
    * * *

    flexionar ( conjugate flexionar) verbo transitivo (Dep) ‹pierna/rodillas to bend
    flexionar vtr (músculo) to flex
    ' flexionar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    doblar
    English:
    flex
    * * *
    to bend
    * * *
    v/t flex
    * * *
    flexionar vb to bend [pt. & pp. bent]

    Spanish-English dictionary > flexionar

  • 6 sin

    prep.
    without.
    buscan gente sin experiencia previa they are looking for people with no o without previous experience
    sin alcohol alcohol-free
    ha escrito cinco libros sin (contar) las novelas he has written five books, not counting his novels
    está sin hacer it hasn't been done yet
    estamos sin vino we're out of wine
    muchos se quedaron sin casa a lot of people were left homeless, a lot of people lost their homes
    lleva tres noches sin dormir she hasn't slept for three nights
    sin que without
    sin que nadie se enterara without anyone noticing
    sin más (ni más) just like that
    m.
    INS, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
    * * *
    1 (carencia) without
    2 (además de) not counting
    \
    estar sin algo to be out of something
    estar sin + inf not to have been + past participle
    quedarse sin algo to run out of something
    seguir sin to still not
    sin casar unmarried
    sin lo cual otherwise
    sin más ni más without further ado
    sin que + subjuntivo without + - ing
    sin querer accidentally, by mistake
    sin vergüenza shameless
    * * *
    prep.
    * * *
    1. PREP
    1) [seguido de sustantivo, pronombre] without

    ¿puedes abrirla sin llave? — can you open it without a key?

    llevamos diez meses sin noticias — it's been ten months since we've had any news, we've been ten months without news

    parejas jóvenes, sin hijos — young couples with no children

    cerveza sin alcohol — alcohol-free beer, non-alcoholic beer

    estar sin algo, estuvimos varias horas sin luz — we had no electricity for several hours

    quedarse sin algo — (=terminarse) to run out of sth; (=perder) to lose sth

    sin papeles SMF illegal immigrant

    2) (=no incluyendo) not including, excluding

    ese es el precio de la bañera sin los grifos — that is the price of the bath, excluding o not including the taps

    cuesta 550 euros, sin IVA — it costs 550 euros, exclusive of VAT o not including VAT

    3) + infin
    a) [indicando acción]

    nos despedimos, no sin antes recordarles que... — (TV) before saying goodnight we'd like to remind you that...

    no me gusta estar sin hacer nada — I don't like having nothing to do, I don't like doing nothing

    b) [indicando continuidad]

    llevan mucho tiempo sin hablarse — they haven't spoken to each other for a long time

    seguir sin, las camas seguían sin hacer — the beds still hadn't been made

    c) [tras sustantivo pasivo]
    4)

    sin que+ subjun without

    sin que él lo sepa — without him knowing, without his knowing

    2.
    SF (=cerveza sin alcohol) alcohol-free beer
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *
    Ex. Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.
    ----
    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *

    Ex: Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.

    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.

    * * *
    A without
    lo tomo con leche y sin azúcar I take milk but no sugar
    reserva garantizada sin recargo guaranteed reservation at no extra cost
    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news
    solicite más información sin compromiso send for more details without obligation
    sin previo aviso with no advance warning
    ¡tírate! ¡sin miedo! jump! don't be scared!
    ¿qué harías tú sin mí? what would you do without me?
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer
    una pareja sin hijos a couple with no children, a childless couple
    un vuelo sin escalas a non-stop o direct flight
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    se quedó sin trabajo he lost his job
    una persona totalmente sin escrúpulos a completely unscrupulous person
    B
    1 sin + INF (con significado activo) without -ING
    se fue sin pagar she left without paying
    lo mandaron a la cama sin cenar they sent him to bed without any dinner
    somos diez sin contarlos a ellos there are ten of us not counting them
    estuvo una semana entera sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a whole week, she went a whole week without speaking to me
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot
    2 sin + INF
    (con significado pasivo): una camisa sin planchar an unironed shirt, a shirt that hasn't/hadn't been ironed
    esto está aún sin terminar this still isn't finished
    C sin QUE + SUBJ:
    los días pasan sin que dé señales de vida the days go by and there is still no word from him, the days go by with no word from him o without any word from him
    no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited
    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing
    Compuesto:
    * * *

     

    sin preposición
    1 without;

    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news;
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water;
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer;
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    2


    estuvo una semana sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a week;
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand;
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot


    esto está aún sin terminar it still isn't finished
    3 sin que + subj:

    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing;
    See Also→ embargo 2
    sin preposición without: se marchó sin ellos, he left without them
    costó mil pesetas, sin contar el IVA, it cost one thousand pesetas, not including VAT
    el edificio estaba sin terminar, the building was unfinished
    entre sin llamar, come in without knocking
    saldré sin que me vea, I'll go out without him seeing
    una bebida sin alcohol, a non-alcoholic drink
    ' sin' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - absoluta
    - absoluto
    - accidental
    - acéfala
    - acéfalo
    - agotar
    - agotada
    - agotado
    - agreste
    - ahora
    - ahorcarse
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alguna
    - alguno
    - aliento
    - alquilar
    - ambages
    - amorfa
    - amorfo
    - aparente
    - asesinar
    - aviso
    - ayunas
    - bagatela
    - baja
    - bajo
    - bañera
    - berrido
    - bien
    - blanca
    - blanco
    - bocado
    - bregar
    - bruta
    - bruto
    - burbuja
    - caldo
    - calle
    - callejón
    - calva
    - camino
    - caprichosa
    - caprichoso
    - causa
    - cazo
    - cero
    English:
    ability
    - accident
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - accustom
    - ado
    - afraid
    - age
    - agree
    - aimless
    - aimlessly
    - all-time
    - ammunition
    - another
    - antsy
    - anyhow
    - arrogant
    - at
    - attach
    - away
    - AWOL
    - babble
    - backbencher
    - backing
    - bare
    - barge in
    - basic
    - bat
    - bean
    - begin
    - behave
    - beyond
    - blank
    - blind alley
    - blue
    - blunt
    - bluntly
    - blurt out
    - boarding card
    - boarding pass
    - book
    - boorish
    - bootstrap
    - bottomless
    - break
    - breath
    - breathless
    - broke
    - busywork
    - buzz off
    * * *
    SIN nf
    1. (abrev de Servicio de Inteligencia Nacional del Perú) = Peruvian national intelligence department
    2. (abrev de Servicio de Inmigración y Naturalización) INS [US Immigration and Naturalization Service]
    * * *
    prp without;
    sin preguntar without asking;
    sin decir nada without (saying) a word;
    sin paraguas without an umbrella;
    sin que without;
    y sin más and without further ado;
    me lo dijo así, sin más that’s all he said to me, just that
    * * *
    sin prep
    1) : without
    sin querer: unintentionally
    sin refinar: unrefined
    2)
    sin que : without
    lo hicimos sin que él se diera cuenta: we did it without him noticing
    * * *
    sin prep
    1. (en general) without

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin

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    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.
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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 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

    * * *
    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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 8 al

    al
    1→ link=a a
    \
    al + inf on + gerund
    me lo encontré al salir de casa I met him when I was leaving, I met him on leaving
    al quedarse sin dinero, tuvo que ponerse a trabajar when he ran out of money, he had to get down to work
    está al caer it's about to happen
    ————————
    al
    on + gerund
    me lo encontré al salir de casa I met him when I was leaving, I met him on leaving
    al quedarse sin dinero, tuvo que ponerse a trabajar when he ran out of money, he had to get down to work
    * * *
    cont.
    * * *
    * * *
    * * *
    ----
    * al abrigo de = on the lee side of.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al agua = water-based, overboard.
    * al aire libre = open-air, outdoors, in the open, out of doors.
    * al alcance = within reach, within easy reach, within sight, within gunshot, within range.
    * al alcance de cualquiera = within anyone's reach, within anybody's reach.
    * al alcance de la mano = within arm's reach, within easy reach.
    * al alcance del oído = within earshot of.
    * al alcance de todos = within everybody's reach, within everyone's reach, accessible to everyone, accessible to everybody.
    * al amanecer = at the crack of dawn.
    * al amor de la lumbre = round-the-fireside.
    * al amparo de la noche = under cover of night.
    * al amparo de la oscuridad = under cover of darkness.
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al anochecer = at twilight, at nightfall.
    * al año = per annum, per year.
    * al arrancar = at startup.
    * al atardecer = at twilight.
    * al azar = at random, by chance, haphazardly, indiscriminate, indiscriminately, random, randomly, pot luck, hit (and/or) miss, odd, by a fluke, by luck, by a stroke of (good) luck.
    * al borde de = on the verge of, on the brink of, at the side of, on the edge of.
    * al borde de la carretera = at the roadside, at the roadside.
    * al borde de la extinción = on the verge of extinction, on the edge of extinction.
    * al borde de la ley = on the edge of the law.
    * al borde del camino = at the roadside.
    * al borde del mar = at the seaside.
    * al caer la noche = at nightfall.
    * al calor de la lumbre = round-the-fireside.
    * al chi cuadrado = chi-squared.
    * al comenzar = at startup.
    * al comienzo = early on, at the outset, to start with, at startup.
    * al comienzo de = at the start (of), in the early days (of), at the outbreak of, at the onset of, early in.
    * al compás de = in tandem with, in unison with.
    * al contado = cash value.
    * al contrapunto = contrapuntal.
    * al contrario = vice versa, to the contrary, contrariwise, quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * al corriente = in step, au courant, paid-up, in good standing.
    * al corriente de = in step with.
    * al cumplir la fecha = at term.
    * al descubierto = exposed, wide open.
    * al despuntar el alba = at the crack of dawn.
    * al despuntar el día = at the crack of dawn.
    * al día = in step, paid-up, in good standing.
    * al día de = in step with.
    * al día de hoy = as of today.
    * al día siguiente = the next day.
    * al dorso = overleaf.
    * al empezar = first off.
    * al entrar = on entry.
    * al escuchar = at the sound of.
    * al este de = east of.
    * al estilo de = a la, along the lines, in the mould of.
    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * al estilo de + Nombre = in a + Nombre + sort of way.
    * al estilo militar = military-style.
    * al estudiar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al examinar Algo de cerca = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * al extremo = to the extreme.
    * al filo de = on the brink of, on the edge of, on the verge of.
    * al filo de la acera = kerbside [curbside, -USA], curbside [kerbside, -UK].
    * al fin = at last, at long last.
    * al final = in the end, eventually, in the final count, terminally, ultimately, at the end of the day.
    * al final (de) = at the end (of).
    * al final de cuentas = when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * al final del día = at the end of the day, at the close of the day.
    * al final de su mandato = lame duck.
    * al final resultó que = in the event.
    * al fin y al cabo = in the end, after all, all in all, after all is said and done, when all is said and done.
    * al fondo (de) = at the bottom (of).
    * al frente de = in the forefront of/in, at the forefront of.
    * al frente (de) = in charge (of).
    * al hacer esto = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al igual que = as with, like, in common with, much as, equalling that, after the fashion of, so too, similar to, much like.
    * al igual que con todo en la vida = as with everything in life.
    * al igual que + Nombre = not unlike + Nombre.
    * al incluirse en = on admission to.
    * al + Infinitive = by + Gerundio.
    * al + Infinitivo = in + Gerundio, on + Gerundio, when + Gerundio, while + Gerundio, on + Nombre, upon + Gerundio, as + Nombre + Verbo, as + Sujeto + Verbo.
    * al infinito = ad infinitum.
    * al inicio = at startup.
    * al instante = on-the-fly, instantly, on the spot, straight away, on the double, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], right away, at once.
    * al intentar + Infinitivo = in the attempt to.
    * al lado de = beside, at the side of, by the side of.
    * al llegar = on arrival.
    * al loro = in the know.
    * al mando = in the saddle.
    * al mando (de) = at the helm (of), in charge (of).
    * al margen = on the sidelines, tangential.
    * al margen de = divorced from, untouched, outside the purview of, other than, in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * al margen de la ley = extra-judicial.
    * al máximo = to the full, to the utmost, to the hilt, to the extreme, at full stretch.
    * al mediodía = at midday, at high noon.
    * al mejor precio = at the best price.
    * al mejor precio posible = at the best possible price.
    * al menos = at least, at the very least.
    * al mes = per month.
    * al mismo nivel de = flush with.
    * al mismo nivel que = on a par with, in the same league as.
    * al mismo tiempo = at once, at the same time, concurrently, in the process, simultaneously, contemporaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, concomitantly, at the one time, all the while.
    * al mismo tiempo que = in parallel to/with, while, as the same time as, cum, in conjunction with.
    * al mismo tiempo que + Indicativo = whilst + Gerundio.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * al momento = while-you-wait [while-u-wait].
    * al nacer = at birth.
    * al norte de = north of.
    * al oeste de = west of.
    * al oír = at the sound of.
    * al óleo = oil-based.
    * al otro extremo = at the receiving end.
    * al otro lado de = across.
    * al otro lado de la barrera = on the other side of the fence.
    * al otro lado de la ciudad = cross-town.
    * al otro lado del mundo = half way (a)round the world.
    * al parecer = apparently, apparently, it seems that..., supposedly, allegedly, it appeared that....
    * al pie (de) = at the bottom (of), at the foot (of).
    * al pie de la letra = to the letter.
    * al pisar = underfoot.
    * al por mayor = in bulk.
    * al principio = at first, at the outset, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], in the early years, originally, to start with, early on, at startup.
    * al principio de = at the beginning (of), at the dawn of, at the onset of, early in.
    * al principio de la imprenta = early printing.
    * al principio y al final = both ends.
    * al principio y al final de = at each end of.
    * al propio ritmo de Uno = in + Posesivo + own time, at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * al pulsar un botón = at the push of a button.
    * al que no se puede dejar de faltar = unmissable.
    * al que pertenece = parent.
    * al que se le hado mucha publicidad = heavily promoted.
    * al rayar el alba = at the crack of dawn.
    * al recibir = upon + receipt.
    * al respecto = in this connection, in this respect.
    * al revés = vice versa, in reverse, mirror-fashion, wrong way round, the, inside-out.
    * al romper el día = at the crack of dawn.
    * al servicio de = at the service of.
    * al servicio de la nación = uniformed.
    * al sol = in the sun.
    * al sur de = south of.
    * al tacto = to the touch.
    * al tanto = au fait, in the know, in step.
    * al tanto de = on the lookout for, on the alert for, in step with.
    * al teléfono = on the line.
    * al timón = in the saddle, at the wheel.
    * al timón (de) = at the helm (of).
    * al trasluz = against the light.
    * al unísono = in concert, unison, with one voice, in unison.
    * al unísono con = in unison with.
    * al usarse = in use.
    * al vapor = steamed.
    * al ver = at the sight of.
    * al volante = at the wheel.
    * al vuelo = on-the-fly.
    * * *
    * * *
    * al abrigo de = on the lee side of.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al agua = water-based, overboard.
    * al aire libre = open-air, outdoors, in the open, out of doors.
    * al alcance = within reach, within easy reach, within sight, within gunshot, within range.
    * al alcance de = available at the fingertips of.
    * al alcance de cualquiera = within anyone's reach, within anybody's reach.
    * al alcance de la mano = within arm's reach, within easy reach.
    * al alcance del oído = within earshot of.
    * al alcance de todos = within everybody's reach, within everyone's reach, accessible to everyone, accessible to everybody.
    * al amanecer = at the crack of dawn.
    * al amor de la lumbre = round-the-fireside.
    * al amparo de la noche = under cover of night.
    * al amparo de la oscuridad = under cover of darkness.
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al anochecer = at twilight, at nightfall.
    * al año = per annum, per year.
    * al arrancar = at startup.
    * al atardecer = at twilight.
    * al azar = at random, by chance, haphazardly, indiscriminate, indiscriminately, random, randomly, pot luck, hit (and/or) miss, odd, by a fluke, by luck, by a stroke of (good) luck.
    * al borde de = on the verge of, on the brink of, at the side of, on the edge of.
    * al borde de la carretera = at the roadside, at the roadside.
    * al borde de la extinción = on the verge of extinction, on the edge of extinction.
    * al borde de la ley = on the edge of the law.
    * al borde del camino = at the roadside.
    * al borde del mar = at the seaside.
    * al caer la noche = at nightfall.
    * al calor de la lumbre = round-the-fireside.
    * al chi cuadrado = chi-squared.
    * al comenzar = at startup.
    * al comienzo = early on, at the outset, to start with, at startup.
    * al comienzo de = at the start (of), in the early days (of), at the outbreak of, at the onset of, early in.
    * al compás de = in tandem with, in unison with.
    * al contado = cash value.
    * al contrapunto = contrapuntal.
    * al contrario = vice versa, to the contrary, contrariwise, quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * al corriente = in step, au courant, paid-up, in good standing.
    * al corriente de = in step with.
    * al cumplir la fecha = at term.
    * al descubierto = exposed, wide open.
    * al despuntar el alba = at the crack of dawn.
    * al despuntar el día = at the crack of dawn.
    * al día = in step, paid-up, in good standing.
    * al día de = in step with.
    * al día de hoy = as of today.
    * al día siguiente = the next day.
    * al dorso = overleaf.
    * al empezar = first off.
    * al entrar = on entry.
    * al escuchar = at the sound of.
    * al este de = east of.
    * al estilo de = a la, along the lines, in the mould of.
    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * al estilo de + Nombre = in a + Nombre + sort of way.
    * al estilo militar = military-style.
    * al estudiar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al examinar Algo de cerca = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * al + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * al extremo = to the extreme.
    * al filo de = on the brink of, on the edge of, on the verge of.
    * al filo de la acera = kerbside [curbside, -USA], curbside [kerbside, -UK].
    * al fin = at last, at long last.
    * al final = in the end, eventually, in the final count, terminally, ultimately, at the end of the day.
    * al final (de) = at the end (of).
    * al final de cuentas = when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * al final del día = at the end of the day, at the close of the day.
    * al final de su mandato = lame duck.
    * al final resultó que = in the event.
    * al fin y al cabo = in the end, after all, all in all, after all is said and done, when all is said and done.
    * al fondo (de) = at the bottom (of).
    * al frente de = in the forefront of/in, at the forefront of.
    * al frente (de) = in charge (of).
    * al hacer esto = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al igual que = as with, like, in common with, much as, equalling that, after the fashion of, so too, similar to, much like.
    * al igual que con todo en la vida = as with everything in life.
    * al igual que + Nombre = not unlike + Nombre.
    * al incluirse en = on admission to.
    * al + Infinitive = by + Gerundio.
    * al + Infinitivo = in + Gerundio, on + Gerundio, when + Gerundio, while + Gerundio, on + Nombre, upon + Gerundio, as + Nombre + Verbo, as + Sujeto + Verbo.
    * al infinito = ad infinitum.
    * al inicio = at startup.
    * al instante = on-the-fly, instantly, on the spot, straight away, on the double, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], right away, at once.
    * al intentar + Infinitivo = in the attempt to.
    * al lado de = beside, at the side of, by the side of.
    * al llegar = on arrival.
    * al loro = in the know.
    * al mando = in the saddle.
    * al mando (de) = at the helm (of), in charge (of).
    * al margen = on the sidelines, tangential.
    * al margen de = divorced from, untouched, outside the purview of, other than, in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * al margen de la ley = extra-judicial.
    * al máximo = to the full, to the utmost, to the hilt, to the extreme, at full stretch.
    * al mediodía = at midday, at high noon.
    * al mejor precio = at the best price.
    * al mejor precio posible = at the best possible price.
    * al menos = at least, at the very least.
    * al mes = per month.
    * al mismo nivel de = flush with.
    * al mismo nivel que = on a par with, in the same league as.
    * al mismo tiempo = at once, at the same time, concurrently, in the process, simultaneously, contemporaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, concomitantly, at the one time, all the while.
    * al mismo tiempo que = in parallel to/with, while, as the same time as, cum, in conjunction with.
    * al mismo tiempo que + Indicativo = whilst + Gerundio.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * al momento = while-you-wait [while-u-wait].
    * al nacer = at birth.
    * al norte de = north of.
    * al oeste de = west of.
    * al oír = at the sound of.
    * al óleo = oil-based.
    * al otro extremo = at the receiving end.
    * al otro lado de = across.
    * al otro lado de la barrera = on the other side of the fence.
    * al otro lado de la ciudad = cross-town.
    * al otro lado del mundo = half way (a)round the world.
    * al parecer = apparently, apparently, it seems that..., supposedly, allegedly, it appeared that....
    * al pie (de) = at the bottom (of), at the foot (of).
    * al pie de la letra = to the letter.
    * al pisar = underfoot.
    * al por mayor = in bulk.
    * al principio = at first, at the outset, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], in the early years, originally, to start with, early on, at startup.
    * al principio de = at the beginning (of), at the dawn of, at the onset of, early in.
    * al principio de la imprenta = early printing.
    * al principio y al final = both ends.
    * al principio y al final de = at each end of.
    * al propio ritmo de Uno = in + Posesivo + own time, at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * al pulsar un botón = at the push of a button.
    * al que no se puede dejar de faltar = unmissable.
    * al que pertenece = parent.
    * al que se le hado mucha publicidad = heavily promoted.
    * al rayar el alba = at the crack of dawn.
    * al recibir = upon + receipt.
    * al respecto = in this connection, in this respect.
    * al revés = vice versa, in reverse, mirror-fashion, wrong way round, the, inside-out.
    * al romper el día = at the crack of dawn.
    * al servicio de = at the service of.
    * al servicio de la nación = uniformed.
    * al sol = in the sun.
    * al sur de = south of.
    * al tacto = to the touch.
    * al tanto = au fait, in the know, in step.
    * al tanto de = on the lookout for, on the alert for, in step with.
    * al teléfono = on the line.
    * al timón = in the saddle, at the wheel.
    * al timón (de) = at the helm (of).
    * al trasluz = against the light.
    * al unísono = in concert, unison, with one voice, in unison.
    * al unísono con = in unison with.
    * al usarse = in use.
    * al vapor = steamed.
    * al ver = at the sight of.
    * al volante = at the wheel.
    * al vuelo = on-the-fly.
    * * *
    al
    contraction of a (↑ a 3) and el
    * * *

     

    al contraction of a and el
    al (contracción de a & el)
    1a
    2 (+ infinitivo) los invitados están al caer, the guests are about to arrive
    cierren la puerta al salir, close the door on leaving
    al parecer, apparently
    'al' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abandonarse
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abismo
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abordaje
    - abrigar
    - abrigo
    - acalorada
    - acalorado
    - acceder
    - acecho
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - acomodar
    - acosar
    - acre
    - actual
    - adaptar
    - adicta
    - adicto
    - adiós
    - adscribir
    - adscribirse
    - agua
    - aire
    - ajillo
    - alcance
    - aleatoria
    - aleatorio
    - alimón
    - almacén
    - alquilar
    - alta
    - altar
    - alteza
    - alto
    - amanecer
    - amor
    - amparo
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - anochecer
    - antojarse
    - aparato
    - apercibirse
    - aprieto
    - arriar
    English:
    A
    - aboard
    - abreast
    - abroad
    - absolve
    - accessible
    - accompany
    - accustom
    - acquaint
    - across
    - address
    - adrift
    - advise
    - after
    - afterwards
    - agree
    - aim at
    - alarm
    - all
    - allocate
    - alongside
    - also
    - amenable
    - amends
    - analytic
    - analytical
    - anchor
    - another
    - antisocial
    - anyhow
    - appeal
    - applicant
    - appointment
    - apprehend
    - arm
    - Armageddon
    - arouse
    - as
    - ascend
    - aside
    - assume
    - asymmetric
    - asymmetrical
    - at
    - attendant
    - augment
    - authenticity
    - authoritarian
    - available
    - average
    * * *
    al ver a, el
    * * *
    al
    prp a y art el;
    al entrar on coming in, when we/they etc came in
    * * *
    al contraction of a and el art
    * * *
    al prep

    Spanish-English dictionary > al

  • 9 cuello

    m.
    1 neck.
    al cuello around one's neck
    2 collar.
    3 throat, neck, jugulum.
    * * *
    1 ANATOMÍA neck
    2 (de camisa, vestido, abrigo) collar; (de jersey) neck
    un jersey de cuello alto a polo neck jumper, US a turtleneck jumper
    3 (de botella) bottleneck
    \
    apostar el cuello por algo familiar to put one's shirt on something
    cortar el cuello a alguien to slit somebody's throat
    estar con el agua al cuello figurado to be in a tight spot
    estar metido,-a hasta el cuello familiar to be up to one's neck in it
    cuello cisne polo neck, US turtle neck
    cuello redondo crew neck
    cuello vuelto roll neck
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) neck
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Anat) neck

    cuello del útero, cuello uterino — cervix, neck of the womb

    2) [de prenda] collar; (=talla) (collar) size

    cuello alto — polo neck, turtle neck

    cuello (de) cisne — polo neck, turtleneck ( esp EEUU)

    3) [de botella] neck

    cuello de botella — (Aut) bottleneck

    * * *
    1)
    a) (Anat) neck

    le cortaron el cuellothey slit o cut his throat

    jugarse or apostarse el cuello — (fam)

    b) ( de botella) neck
    2) (Indum)
    a) ( pieza) collar
    b) ( escote) neck
    * * *
    = neck, collar, throat.
    Ex. At this disclosure, a flush flowed from Leforte's cheeks to her neck.
    Ex. 'I don't know how much I have to work with then?' he said, moving his neck as though his collar was not comfortable.
    Ex. Self-effacing nervousness causes the epiglottis to tighten, strangling the words in the throat and stiffening the diaphragm so that it is like pulled-out elastic unable to propel anything.
    ----
    * apostarse el cuello = bet + Posesivo + life.
    * arriesgar el cuello = stick out + Posesivo + neck.
    * arriesgar el cuello (por) = stick + Posesivo + neck out (for).
    * a voz en cuello = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * blusa de cuello halter = halter top.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * cortar el cuello = decapitate.
    * cuello de botella = bottleneck, choke point.
    * cuello del útero = cervix [cervices/cervixes, -pl.], cervix uteri, uterine neck, uterine cervix.
    * cuello uterino = cervix uteri, uterine neck, uterine cervix.
    * del cuello del útero = cervical.
    * dolor de cuello = neck pain.
    * estirar el cuello = crane + Posesivo + neck.
    * fracturarse el cuello = break + Posesivo + neck.
    * hasta el cuello = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in, to the hilt.
    * hasta el cuello de trabajo = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in work.
    * jugarse el cuello = bet + Posesivo + life.
    * lesión del cuello = neck injury.
    * romperse el cuello = break + Posesivo + neck.
    * tirón en el cuello = crick in the neck, neck crick.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Anat) neck

    le cortaron el cuellothey slit o cut his throat

    jugarse or apostarse el cuello — (fam)

    b) ( de botella) neck
    2) (Indum)
    a) ( pieza) collar
    b) ( escote) neck
    * * *
    = neck, collar, throat.

    Ex: At this disclosure, a flush flowed from Leforte's cheeks to her neck.

    Ex: 'I don't know how much I have to work with then?' he said, moving his neck as though his collar was not comfortable.
    Ex: Self-effacing nervousness causes the epiglottis to tighten, strangling the words in the throat and stiffening the diaphragm so that it is like pulled-out elastic unable to propel anything.
    * apostarse el cuello = bet + Posesivo + life.
    * arriesgar el cuello = stick out + Posesivo + neck.
    * arriesgar el cuello (por) = stick + Posesivo + neck out (for).
    * a voz en cuello = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * blusa de cuello halter = halter top.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * cortar el cuello = decapitate.
    * cuello de botella = bottleneck, choke point.
    * cuello del útero = cervix [cervices/cervixes, -pl.], cervix uteri, uterine neck, uterine cervix.
    * cuello uterino = cervix uteri, uterine neck, uterine cervix.
    * del cuello del útero = cervical.
    * dolor de cuello = neck pain.
    * estirar el cuello = crane + Posesivo + neck.
    * fracturarse el cuello = break + Posesivo + neck.
    * hasta el cuello = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in, to the hilt.
    * hasta el cuello de trabajo = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in work.
    * jugarse el cuello = bet + Posesivo + life.
    * lesión del cuello = neck injury.
    * romperse el cuello = break + Posesivo + neck.
    * tirón en el cuello = crick in the neck, neck crick.

    * * *
    A
    alargó el cuello para ver mejor he craned his neck to get a better view
    le cortaron el cuello they slit o cut his throat
    estar metido hasta el cuello en algo ( fam); to be in sth (right) up to one's neck ( colloq)
    jugarse or apostarse el cuello ( fam): me juego el cuello a que no lo hace I bet you anything you like he doesn't do it ( colloq), you can bet your life he won't do it ( colloq)
    Compuestos:
    ( Auto) bottleneck; (en un trámite) bottleneck
    cuello uterino or del útero
    neck of the womb o uterus
    B ( Indum)
    1 (pieza) collar
    una chaqueta sin cuello a collarless jacket
    quedarse con cuello ( Chi fam); to be disappointed
    ser un cuello ( Andes fam); to be a liar
    2 (escote) neck
    Compuestos:
    square neckline
    turtleneck ( AmE), polo neck ( BrE), rollneck ( BrE)
    un jersey de cuello alto a turtleneck, a polo-neck (jumper), a rollneck (sweater) ( BrE)
    mandarin collar
    V neck
    mandarin collar
    surgical o cervical collar
    round neck
    * * *

     

    cuello sustantivo masculino
    a) (Anat) neck;

    le cortaron el cuello they slit o cut his throat





    d) ( escote) neck;

    cuello alto or vuelto or (AmL) tortuga turtleneck (AmE), polo neck (BrE);

    cuello redondo round neck
    cuello sustantivo masculino
    1 neck
    2 (de la camisa) collar
    ' cuello' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    agarrotada
    - agarrotado
    - agua
    - desbocarse
    - desbocada
    - desbocado
    - masaje
    - rigidez
    - soga
    - voz
    - abrigar
    - alto
    - buzo
    - cogote
    - erguir
    - escocido
    - estirar
    - garganta
    - golilla
    - levantar
    - llegar
    - pañuelo
    - pico
    - postizo
    - refregar
    - rozar
    - se
    - subir
    - volver
    English:
    bottleneck
    - buttondown
    - cervical
    - cervix
    - collar
    - collarless
    - crane
    - millstone
    - neck
    - polo neck
    - raucously
    - ribbed
    - rubberneck
    - shirt-collar
    - stranglehold
    - top
    - turn up
    - turtleneck
    - V-neck
    - V-necked
    - wing collar
    - bottle
    - cravat
    - crew
    - crick
    - edge
    - polo
    - strangle
    - stud
    - throat
    - turtle
    * * *
    cuello nm
    1. [de persona, animal] neck;
    al cuello around one's neck;
    le cortaron el cuello they cut o slit his throat;
    estar con el agua o [m5] la soga al cuello to be in deep water o deep trouble;
    estar hasta el cuello de algo to be up to one's eyes in sth;
    jugarse el cuello: me juego el cuello a que no lo hace I bet you anything you like he doesn't do it;
    salvar el cuello to save one's skin
    2. [de prendas] collar;
    cuello alto turtleneck, Br polo neck; RP cuello a la base round neck; RP cuello bebé Peter Pan collar;
    cuello de cisne turtleneck, Br polo neck;
    RP cuello palomita wing collar;
    cuello redondo round neck;
    Am cuello tortuga turtleneck, Br polo neck; RP cuello volcado cowl neck;
    cuello vuelto turtleneck, Br polo neck
    3. [de botella] neck
    Fig cuello de botella bottleneck
    4. Anat cuello uterino cervix;
    * * *
    m
    1 ANAT neck;
    estar metido hasta el cuello en algo be up to one’s neck in sth
    2 de camisa etc collar;
    cuello postizo detachable collar
    3 de botella neck
    * * *
    cuello nm
    1) : neck
    2) : collar (of a shirt)
    3)
    * * *
    1. (en general) neck
    2. (de prenda) collar

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuello

  • 10 flor

    adj.
    great, fantastic (informal) (muy bueno). (Southern Cone)
    f.
    1 flower.
    en flor in flower
    una camisa de flores a flowery shirt
    echar flores a alguien to pay somebody compliments
    flor de azahar orange blossom
    flor de lis fleur-de-lis
    flores cortadas cut flowers
    flores naturales real flowers
    flor de Pascua poinsettia, Christmas flower
    2 white spot (en uñas). (Chilean Spanish)
    3 compliment, smart remark, bouquet.
    4 Flor.
    * * *
    1 BOTÁNICA flower
    2 (piropo) compliment
    \
    a flor de piel skin-deep
    a flor de tierra at ground level
    echar flores a alguien to pay somebody compliments
    en flor in flower, in bloom, in blossom
    en la flor de la vida figurado in the prime of life
    flor de azahar orange blossom
    flor de harina pure wheat flour
    flor de lis fleur-de-lis
    la flor y nata figurado the cream, the crème de la crème
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    1. SF
    1) (Bot) flower

    flor cortada — (Com) cut flowers pl

    flores secasdried flowers

    ¡ni flores! *

    -¿has oído alguna noticia? -¡ni flores! — "have you heard any news?" - "not a thing"

    de libros sé mucho, pero de cocina ni flores — I know a lot about books, but I don't know the first thing about cooking *

    de lo prometido, ni flores — as for what they promised, not a word was mentioned *

    ser flor de un día —

    flor de lis — fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys

    flor de mano artificial flower

    2)

    en flor — [planta, campo] in flower, in bloom; [árbol] in blossom, in flower; [muchacha] liter in the first flower of womanhood liter

    3)

    la flor (=lo mejor)

    en la flor de la edadin the flower of one's youth

    la flor y nata de la sociedad — the cream of society

    en la flor de la vidain the prime of life

    4)

    a flor de agua, los peces se veían a flor de agua — you could see the fish just under the surface of the water

    a flor de cuñoin mint condition

    a flor de piel, tenía los nervios a flor de piel — her nerves were all on edge

    el odio le salía a flor de piel — his hatred came out into the open, his hatred came to the surface

    a flor de tierraat ground level

    5) (=piropo) compliment, flattering remark

    decir o echar flores a algn — to pay compliments to sb, flatter sb

    6) [de ciruela, uva] bloom
    7) [de cuero] grain
    *

    flor de, flor de caballo — a wonderful horse

    flor de alegre — really happy, very cheerful

    ¡flor de discurso se mandó! — what a brilliant talk he gave!

    flor de reloj me regalaste, ya no funciona — iró what a great watch you bought me, it doesn't work anymore iró

    flor de marido, le pega y no le da plata — iró her husband is a real gem, he beats her up and gives her no money iró

    9)
    2.
    ADJ Cono Sur great
    3.
    *
    * * *
    femenino (Bot) flower

    flores naturales/secas — fresh/dried flowers

    en flor — in flower, in bloom

    a flor de piel: tenía los nervios a flor de piel his nerves were all on edge; tiene la sensibilidad a flor de piel she's very easily hurt; a flor de tierra/agua just below the ground/water; echarle flores a alguien to pay somebody compliments; estar en la flor de la vida to be in the prime of life; flor de... (CS fam): me hizo flor de regalo she gave me a wonderful present (colloq); es un flor de estúpido he's a real idiot (colloq); ir de flor en flor to flit from one man/woman to another; la flor y nata the cream, the crème de la crème; ni flores (Esp fam): ¿sabes dónde está? - ni flores do you know where he is? - no idea; ¿entendiste algo? - ni flores did you understand anything? - not a thing (colloq); ser la flor de la canela — to be wonderful

    * * *
    = flower, blossom, bloom.
    Ex. Concepts which denote parts of a plant, eg leaf, flower, etc, are also Personality concepts.
    Ex. Spring is prime hotel season in Washington, DC -- our fingers are crossed that the cherry blossoms come early.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The Bermuda Library -- of books, and blooms, and little white devils'.
    ----
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * corona de flores = wreath.
    * cortar las flores marchitas = deadhead.
    * cultivo de flores = flower growing, flower cultivation.
    * echarse flores = blow + Posesivo + own trumpet.
    * en flor = in full blossom, in blossom.
    * estar en flor = be in bloom, be in flower.
    * fauna y flora = wildlife.
    * flor de loto = lotus, lotus flower, lotus blossom.
    * flor de regalo = cut flower.
    * flor de un día = flash in the pan.
    * flor para llevar en el ojal = boutonniere.
    * flor prensada = pressed flower.
    * flor que echa un chorro de agua = squirting flower.
    * flor salvaje = wildflower [wild flower].
    * flor seca = cut-and-dried flower.
    * flor silvestre = wildflower [wild flower].
    * flor y nata de la sociedad, la = cream of society, the.
    * la flor de + Nombre = the prime of + Nombre.
    * la flor y nata = the cream of the crop, crème de la crème.
    * planta que echa flores = bloomer.
    * semilla de flor silvestre = wildflower seed.
    * tirarse flores = blow + Posesivo + own trumpet.
    * * *
    femenino (Bot) flower

    flores naturales/secas — fresh/dried flowers

    en flor — in flower, in bloom

    a flor de piel: tenía los nervios a flor de piel his nerves were all on edge; tiene la sensibilidad a flor de piel she's very easily hurt; a flor de tierra/agua just below the ground/water; echarle flores a alguien to pay somebody compliments; estar en la flor de la vida to be in the prime of life; flor de... (CS fam): me hizo flor de regalo she gave me a wonderful present (colloq); es un flor de estúpido he's a real idiot (colloq); ir de flor en flor to flit from one man/woman to another; la flor y nata the cream, the crème de la crème; ni flores (Esp fam): ¿sabes dónde está? - ni flores do you know where he is? - no idea; ¿entendiste algo? - ni flores did you understand anything? - not a thing (colloq); ser la flor de la canela — to be wonderful

    * * *
    = flower, blossom, bloom.

    Ex: Concepts which denote parts of a plant, eg leaf, flower, etc, are also Personality concepts.

    Ex: Spring is prime hotel season in Washington, DC -- our fingers are crossed that the cherry blossoms come early.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The Bermuda Library -- of books, and blooms, and little white devils'.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * corona de flores = wreath.
    * cortar las flores marchitas = deadhead.
    * cultivo de flores = flower growing, flower cultivation.
    * echarse flores = blow + Posesivo + own trumpet.
    * en flor = in full blossom, in blossom.
    * estar en flor = be in bloom, be in flower.
    * fauna y flora = wildlife.
    * flor de loto = lotus, lotus flower, lotus blossom.
    * flor de regalo = cut flower.
    * flor de un día = flash in the pan.
    * flor para llevar en el ojal = boutonniere.
    * flor prensada = pressed flower.
    * flor que echa un chorro de agua = squirting flower.
    * flor salvaje = wildflower [wild flower].
    * flor seca = cut-and-dried flower.
    * flor silvestre = wildflower [wild flower].
    * flor y nata de la sociedad, la = cream of society, the.
    * la flor de + Nombre = the prime of + Nombre.
    * la flor y nata = the cream of the crop, crème de la crème.
    * planta que echa flores = bloomer.
    * semilla de flor silvestre = wildflower seed.
    * tirarse flores = blow + Posesivo + own trumpet.

    * * *
    A ( Bot) flower
    flores naturales/artificiales/secas fresh/artificial/dried flowers
    un vestido de flores a flowery dress
    en flor in flower, in bloom, in blossom
    los almendros en flor the almond trees in flower o bloom
    a flor de piel: tenía los nervios a flor de piel his nerves were all on edge
    tiene la sensibilidad a flor de piel she's very easily hurt
    a flor de tierra/agua just below the ground/water, close to the surface
    echarle flores a algn to pay sb compliments
    estar en la flor de la juventud to be in the flower of one's youth ( liter)
    estar en la flor de la vida or edad to be in the prime of life
    flor de … (CS fam): me hizo flor de regalo she gave me a wonderful present ( colloq)
    flor de patada le di I gave him a hell of a kick ( colloq)
    es un flor de estúpido he's a real idiot ( colloq)
    ir de flor en flor to flit from one man/woman to another, play the field
    la flor y nata the cream, the pick, the crème de la crème
    la flor y nata de la sociedad the cream of society
    ni flores ( Esp fam): ¿sabes dónde está? — ni flores do you know where he is? — no idea o I haven't the faintest o foggiest (idea) ( colloq)
    ¿entendiste algo? — yo, ni flores did you understand anything? — not a word o a thing ( colloq)
    ser la flor de la canela to be wonderful o ( colloq) great
    tirarse con flores ( RPl iró); to hurl abuse at each other
    Compuestos:
    (del naranjo) orange blossom; (del limonero) lemon blossom
    ( Chi) wisteria
    fleur-de-lis
    poinsettia
    B ( RPl) ( Jueg) three card flush
    C ( RPl) (de la ducha) shower head, rose
    (CS fam) wonderful
    pronunció un discurso flor he made a brilliant o a wonderful o an excellent speech
    * * *

     

    flor sustantivo femenino ( de planta) flower;
    ( de árbol frutal) blossom;

    un vestido de flores a flowery dress;
    en flor in flower o bloom/in blossom;
    flor de azahar orange/lemon blossom;
    la flor y nata the cream, the crème de la crème
    flor sustantivo femenino
    1 flower
    2 (lo selecto de algo, lo mejor) best part, cream: estás en la flor de la vida, you are in the prime of life
    ♦ Locuciones: ser flor de un día, to be short-lived
    a flor de piel, skin-deep
    en flor, in blossom
    ni flores, no idea
    la flor y nata, the elite, the crème de la crème

    ' flor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    camelia
    - disecar
    - florecer
    - rosa
    - abrir
    - arrancar
    - artificial
    - botón
    - brotar
    - cerrar
    - como
    - compuesto
    - dar
    - deshojar
    - despuntar
    - doble
    - múltiple
    - mustio
    - oloroso
    - pocho
    English:
    bloom
    - blooming
    - blossom
    - bud
    - come out
    - cream
    - dainty
    - dried
    - droop
    - fade
    - faded
    - flower
    - highly-strung
    - lilac
    - nip
    - open
    - open out
    - out
    - pluck
    - prime
    - prize
    - scent
    - smell
    - spring
    - unfold
    - button
    - flush
    - icing
    - powder
    - quite
    * * *
    flor1 nf
    1. [en planta] flower;
    en flor in flower, in bloom;
    una camisa de flores a flowery shirt;
    echar flores a alguien to pay sb compliments;
    echarse flores to praise oneself, to blow one's own trumpet;
    ir de flor en flor to flit from one relationship to another;
    ser flor de un día to be a flash in the pan;
    Esp Fam [idea]
    no tener ni flores (de) not to have a clue (about);
    ¿cuál es la capital de Mali? – ni flores what's the capital of Mali? – no idea o I haven't a clue;
    RP
    tirarse con flores to be at one another's throats
    flor de azahar orange blossom;
    flor de cerezo cherry blossom;
    flor de lis fleur-de-lis;
    flor de nieve edelweiss;
    flor del Paraíso bird of paradise flower;
    flor de Pascua poinsettia, Christmas flower;
    flor de(l) saúco elderflower
    2. [lo mejor]
    la flor (y nata) the crème de la crème, the cream;
    en la flor de la edad o [m5] de la vida in the prime of life;
    ser la flor de la canela to be the crème de la crème o the cream
    3. [superficie]
    a flor de agua/tierra at water/ground level;
    tiene una sensibilidad a flor de piel she's extremely sensitive;
    tengo los nervios a flor de piel my nerves are really on edge
    4. Chile [en uñas] white spot [on fingernails]
    adj inv
    [muy bueno] great, fantastic;
    un espectáculo flor a great o fantastic show
    flor de loc adv
    hicimos flor de paseo we had a lovely outing;
    tenía flor de gripe she had a really bad dose of the flu
    * * *
    f flower;
    de flores vestido, cortinas, papel flower-patterned, flowery;
    en flor in bloom, in flower;
    echar flores bloom, flower; fig flatter;
    la flor y nata de la sociedad the cream of society;
    tengo los nervios a flor de piel I’m o my nerves are all on edge
    * * *
    flor nf
    1) : flower
    2)
    flor de Pascua : poinsettia
    * * *
    flor n
    1. (en general) flower
    2. (de árbol) blossom
    ¡ni flores! no idea!

    Spanish-English dictionary > flor

  • 11 salir

    v.
    1 to go out (ir fuera).
    ¡sal aquí fuera! come out here!
    salir de to go/come out of
    ¿salimos al jardín? shall we go out into the garden?
    Yo salí I went out.
    2 to go out (ser novios).
    están saliendo they are going out (together)
    3 to turn out.
    ha salido muy estudioso he has turned out to be very studious
    ¿qué salió en la votación? what was the result of the vote?
    salir elegida actriz del año to be voted actress of the year
    salir premiado to be awarded a prize
    salir bien/mal to turn out well/badly
    salir ganando/perdiendo to come off well/badly
    me ha salido mal it didn't go very well; (examen, entrevista) it didn't turn out very well; (plato, dibujo) I got the wrong result (cuenta)
    ¿qué tal te ha salido? how did it go?
    4 to go out.
    salen mucho a cenar they eat out a lot
    5 to come out (surgir) (luna, estrellas, planta).
    le ha salido un sarpullido en la espalda her back has come out in a rash
    El plan me salió mal The plan came out bad.
    6 to come out (aparecer) (publicación, producto, traumas).
    ¡qué bien sales en la foto! you look great in the photo!
    ha salido en los periódicos/en la tele it's been in the papers/on TV
    salir de (Cine & Teatro) to appear as
    7 to come up.
    8 to turn up, to come along (presentarse) (ocasión, oportunidad).
    9 to work out.
    10 to lead.
    te toca salir a ti it's your lead
    11 to come out.
    la mancha de vino no sale the wine stain won't come out
    12 to get out, to escape.
    Me salió una espinilla I got a pimple.
    13 to slip out.
    Se me salió una imprudencia Something improper slipped out.
    14 to get away.
    El chico salió The boy got away.
    15 to step out, to pull out, to step outside.
    Ellos salieron con dificultad They pulled out with difficulty.
    16 to come up against, to encounter.
    Nos salió un problema We encountered a problem [came up against a problem]
    17 to be out, to come out.
    La luna sale a veces The moon comes out sometimes.
    18 to appear to.
    Nos salió un fantasma A ghost appeared to us.
    19 to work out for.
    20 to match.
    * * *
    Present Indicative
    salgo, sales, sale, salimos, salís, salen.
    Future Indicative
    Conditional
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperative
    sal (tú), salga (él/Vd.), salgamos (nos.), salid (vos.), salgan (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    1) to go out, get out
    2) depart, leave
    3) come out, appear
    5) become, be elected
    * * *
    Para las expresiones salir adelante, salir ganando, salir perdiendo, salir de viaje, ver la otra entrada.
    1. VERBO INTRANSITIVO
    1) (=partir) [persona] to leave; [transportes] to leave, depart frm; (Náut) to leave, sail

    salir [de] — to leave

    ¿a qué hora sales de la oficina? — what time do you leave the office?

    salir [para] — to set off for

    2) (=no entrar) (=ir fuera) to go out; (=venir fuera) to come out; [a divertirse] to go out

    salió a la calle a ver si venían — she went outside {o} she went out into the street to see if they were coming

    -¿está Juan? -no, ha salido — "is Juan in?" - "no, I'm afraid he's gone out"

    ¿vas a salir esta noche? — are you going out tonight?

    la pelota salió fuera — (Ftbl) the ball went out (of play)

    salió [corriendo] (del cuarto) — he ran out (of the room)

    salir [de], nos la encontramos al salir del cine — we bumped into her when we were coming out of the cinema

    ¿de dónde has salido? — where did you appear {o} spring from?

    salir de [paseo] — to go out for a walk

    salir de pobre —

    3) [al mercado] [revista, libro, disco] to come out; [moda] to come in

    acaba de salir un disco suyo — an album of his has just come out {o} been released

    4) [en medios de comunicación]

    la noticia salió en el periódico de ayer — the news was {o} appeared in yesterday's paper

    salir por la televisión — to be {o} appear on TV

    5) (=surgir) to come up

    cuando salga la ocasión — when the opportunity comes up {o} arises

    ¡ya salió aquello! — we know all about that!

    salirle algo a algn: le ha salido novio/un trabajo — she's got herself a boyfriend/a job

    6) (=aparecer) [agua] to come out; [sol] to come out; [mancha] to appear
    7) (=nacer) [diente] to come through; [planta, sol] to come up; [pelo] to grow; [pollito] to hatch
    8) (=quitarse) [mancha] to come out, come off

    el anillo no le sale del dedo — the ring won't come off her finger, she can't get the ring off her finger

    9) (=costar)

    salir [a], sale a ocho euros el kilo — it works out at eight euros a kilo

    salimos a 10 libras por persona — it works out at £10 each

    salir [por], me salió por 1.000 pesos — it cost me 1,000 pesos

    10) (=resultar)

    ¿cómo salió la representación? — how did the performance go?

    ¿qué número ha salido premiado en la lotería? — what was the winning number in the lottery?

    tenemos que aceptarlo, salga lo que salga — we have to accept it, whatever happens

    salir [bien], el plan salió bien — the plan worked out well

    ¿salió bien la fiesta? — did the party go well?

    ¿cómo te salió el examen? — how did your exam go?

    salir [mal], salió muy mal del tratamiento — the treatment wasn't at all successful

    ¡qué mal me ha salido el dibujo! — oh dear! my drawing hasn't come out very well!

    11)

    salirle algo a algn —

    a) (=poder resolverse)
    b) (=resultar natural)
    c) (=poder recordarse)
    12)

    salir [a] — [calle] to come out in, lead to

    esta calle sale a la plaza — this street comes out in {o} leads to the square

    13)

    salir [a] algn — (=parecerse) to take after sb

    14)

    salir [con] algn — to go out with sb

    15)

    salir [con] algo — [al hablar] to come out with sth

    16)

    salir [de] — [proceder] to come from

    17)

    salir [por] algn — (=defender) to come out in defence of sb, stick up for sb; [económicamente] to back sb financially

    cuando hubo problemas, salió por mí — when there were problems, she stuck up for me {o} came out in my defence

    18) (Teat) to come on

    "sale el rey" — [acotación] "enter the king"

    19) (=empezar) (Dep) to start; (Ajedrez) to have first move; (Naipes) to lead
    20) (Inform) to exit
    21) (=sobresalir) to stick out
    22) (=pagar)

    salir a los gastos de algn — to meet {o} pay sb's expenses

    2.
    See:
    SALIR Para precisar la forma de salir Aunque salir (de ) se suele traducir por come out (of ) o por go out (of) según la dirección del movimiento, cuando se quiere especificar la forma en que se realiza ese movimiento, estos verbos se pueden reemplazar por otros como run out, rush out, jump out, tiptoe out, climb out {etc}: Se vio a tres hombres enmascarados salir del banco corriendo Three masked men were seen running out of the bank Salió del coche con un salto He jumped out of the car Salió de puntillas de la habitación He tiptoed out of the room Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
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    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( partir) to leave

    ¿a qué hora sale tu tren/tu vuelo? — what time is your train/flight?

    salió corriendo or disparada — (fam) she was off like a shot (colloq)

    ¿de qué andén sale el tren? — what platform does the train leave from?

    no puedo salir, me he quedado encerrado — I can't get out, I'm trapped in here

    salir de algo — to come out/get out of something

    ¿tú de dónde has salido? — where have you sprung from?

    ¿de dónde salió este dinero? — where did this money come from?

    salió por la puerta de atráshe went out o left by the back door

    salir a algo: salieron al balcón/al jardín they went out onto the balcony/into the garden; salir a + inf to go out/come out to + inf; ¿sales a jugar? are you coming out to play?; salió a hacer las compras — she's gone out (to do the) shopping

    ¿a qué hora sales de clase? — what time do you get out of class o finish your class?

    ¿cuándo sale del hospital? — when is he coming out of (the) hospital?

    4)
    a) ( como entretenimiento) to go out
    b) ( tener una relación) to go out

    ¿estás saliendo con alguien? — are you going out with anyone?

    5) (a calle, carretera)

    ¿por aquí se sale a la carretera? — can I get on to the road this way?

    ¿esta calle sale al Paseo Colón? — does this street come out onto the Paseo Colón?

    6) clavo/tapón to come out; anillo to come off
    7) (aparecer, manifestarse)
    a) cana/sarpullido to appear; (+ me/te/le etc)

    me salieron granosI broke out o (BrE) come out in spots

    ¿te sale sangre? — are you bleeding o is it bleeding?

    b) sol ( por la mañana) to rise, come up; ( de detrás de una nube) to come out
    c) ( surgir) tema/idea to come up

    yo no se lo pedí, salió de él — I didn't ask him to do it, it was his idea o he offered

    ya salió aquelloyou (o he etc) had to bring that up; (+ me/te/le etc)

    le salió así, espontáneamente — he just came out with it quite spontaneously

    me salió en alemánit came o I said it in German

    d) carta ( en naipes) to come up

    ¿ha salido ya el 15? — have they called number 15 yet?

    8)
    a) ( tocar en suerte) (+ me/te/le etc)
    9) mancha ( aparecer) to appear; ( quitarse) to come out
    10)
    a) revista/novela to come out; disco to come out, be released
    b) (en televisión, el periódico) to appear

    salió por or en (la) televisión — she was o appeared on television

    c) ( en una foto) to appear; (+ compl)

    sale de pastorhe plays o he is a shepherd

    11) (expresando irritación, sorpresa)

    salir con algo: mira con qué sale éste ahora! did you hear what he just said?; no me salgas ahora con eso — don't give me that (colloq)

    12) ( expresando logro) (+ me/te/le etc)

    ¿te salió el crucigrama? — did you finish the crossword?

    ahora mismo no me sale su nombre — (fam) I can't think of her name right now

    13) ( resultar)

    ¿a ti te da 40? a mí me sale 42 — how do you get 40? I make it 42; (+ compl)

    sale muy caroit works out o is very expensive

    ¿qué número salió premiado? — what was the winning number?

    salir bien/mal en un examen — (Chi fam) to pass/fail an exam; (+ me/te/le etc)

    no lo hagas deprisa que te va a salir todo mal — don't try to do it too quickly, you'll do it all wrong

    ¿cómo te salió el examen? — how did you get on o do in the exam?

    14) (de situación, estado)

    salir de algo: para salir del apuro in order to get out of an awkward situation; está muy mal, no sé si saldrá de ésta she's very ill, I don't know if she'll pull through; no sé cómo vamos a salir de ésta I don't know how we're going to get out of this one; me ayudó a salir de la depresión he helped me get over my depression; (+ compl) salió bien de la operación she came through the operation well; salieron ilesos del accidente they were not hurt in the accident; salió airosa del trance she came through it with flying colors; salir adelante negocio to stay afloat, survive; propuesta to prosper; fue una época muy dura, pero lograron salir adelante — it was a difficult period but they managed to get through it

    a) salir a ( parecerse a) to take after
    b) salir con (Col) ( combinar con) to go with
    c) salir de (Col, Ven) ( deshacerse de) to get rid of
    2.
    salirse v pron
    1)
    a) (de recipiente, límite)

    cierra el grifo, que se va a salir el agua — turn off the faucet (AmE) o (BrE) tap, the water's going to overflow

    salirse de algo: el camión se salió de la carretera the truck came/went off the road; el río se salió de su cauce the river overflowed its banks; la pelota se salió del campo de juego the ball went into touch o out of play; procura no salirte del presupuesto try to keep within the budget; te estás saliendo del tema — you're getting off the point

    b) (por orificio, grieta) agua/tinta to leak (out), come out; gas to escape, come out

    salirse de algo: se está saliendo el aire del neumático the air's coming o leaking out of the tire; se me salió el hilo de la aguja — the needle's come unthreaded

    c) (Chi, Méx) pluma/recipiente to leak
    2) ( soltarse) to come off; (+ me/te/le etc)

    se le salían los ojos de las órbitashis eyes were popping out of his head

    3) ( irse) to leave

    salirse de algo de asociación to leave something

    salirse con la suyato get one's (own) way

    * * *
    = come out, debouch, depart, exit, go out of, make + departure, march off, quit, take + departure, leave, issue out, start out, go out and about, go out, pop, head out, socialise [socialize, -USA], be out and about, get out and about, go forth.
    Ex. Maybe it's the frustrated library school professor in him crying to come out -- whatever it is, give him a chance to show you what he knows.
    Ex. As they debouched into the street and hurried back to the library, Jergens thanked Meek for being someone she could share her concerns with.
    Ex. He smiled again, waved goodbye, and departed.
    Ex. Enter the lesson number you wish, or press the letter 'X' to exit the tutorial.
    Ex. In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    Ex. Before making his departure, however, a few hints upon the methods of examining bibliographic compilations are necessary.
    Ex. Do not march off full-tilt in front of the readers.
    Ex. If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex. 'I'm sure we'll be in touch a lot this week!' Suttie took her departure, repeating the offer.
    Ex. 'Do you ever let anyone leave without inspecting their bags?' Carpozzi asked as she sidled up to the checker.
    Ex. He bade her good day and issued out into the street.
    Ex. He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
    Ex. Thursday 22 August is your opportunity to go out and about - seeing at first hand the great variety of library and information centres located in the Central Belt of Scotland.
    Ex. They decided one day to take it upon themselves without his knowledge to go out and solicit funds from some of the large corn processors and farm equipment manufacturers.
    Ex. The azaleas are popping, the redbuds are in their finest attire, and the dogwoods are lacy jewels at the edge of the wood.
    Ex. It's tempting to splurge on a new hi-fi system or head out on a shopping spree, but the smart option might be to pay off an existing debt.
    Ex. She is married and has a family, but does not spend much time in the director's office or socialize with her.
    Ex. But if you' re out and about like I am, here's where I'll be over the next few nights, and feel free to say hi if you're going to be in the same area.
    Ex. Use the links below for ideas to get out and about.
    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    ----
    * acabar de salir de = be fresh out of.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a veces las cosas salen mal = shit happens.
    * a veces sales jodido = shit happens.
    * aventurarse a salir = venture forth.
    * ayudar a Alguien a salir adelante = help + Nombre + get on + Posesivo + feet.
    * cosas + salir bien = things + work out.
    * dejar que Alguien se salga con la suya = let + Nombre + do things + Posesivo + (own) way.
    * entrar y salir = come and go, drift in and out, wander in and out, go into and out of.
    * entrar y salir corriendo = run in and out.
    * estar saliendo con alguien = be in a dating relationship.
    * evitar que + salir = keep + Nombre + in.
    * hacer salir = push out, flush out.
    * imposibilitado para salir de casa = housebound [house-bound], homebound [home-bound].
    * invitar a Alguien a salir = ask + Nombre + out.
    * invitar a salir = take + Nombre + out.
    * no salir mal parado por = be none the worse for (that), be none the worse for wear.
    * obligar a salir = drive out + with a pitchfork, push out.
    * obligar a salir de = force from.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * por un lado entra + Nombre + y por otro sale + Nombre = in go + Nombre + at one end, and out come + Nombre + at the other.
    * que puede salir en préstamo = loanable.
    * salir a = propagate out to, crash to, be out to.
    * salir a borbotones = gush out, spurt.
    * salir a chorros = gush out, spurt.
    * salir a comer = eat out.
    * salir a dar una vuelta = go out.
    * salir a dar una vuelta en coche = go out for + a drive.
    * salir a dar un paseo = go out for + a walk.
    * salir adelante = make + ends meet, keep + the wolves from the door, get + unstuck.
    * salir adelante a duras penas = eke out + a living, scratch (out) + a living, scrape + a living, eke out + an existence.
    * salir adelante en la vida, = get on in + life.
    * salir adelante por uno mismo = pull + Reflexivo + up(wards) by + Posesivo + (own) bootstraps.
    * salir adelante sin la ayuda de nadie = pull + Reflexivo + up(wards) by + Posesivo + (own) bootstraps.
    * salir a echarse un cigarro = go out for + a smoke.
    * salir a flote = make + ends meet.
    * salir a fumarse un cigarro = go out for + a smoke.
    * salir a hurtadillas = steal away.
    * salir airoso = pass + muster, pass with + flying colours.
    * salir airoso de = ride out.
    * salir a la calle = go out, hit + the streets.
    * salir a la calle en avalancha = spill (out) into + the streets.
    * salir a la luz = come to + light, go + live.
    * salir a la palestra = come out in + the open.
    * salir a las mil maravillas = work + a treat, come up + a treat, go down + a treat.
    * salir a la superficie = surface.
    * salir ampollas = blister.
    * salir a pasear en coche = go out for + a drive.
    * salir a pedir de boca = come up + roses, go off without + a hitch.
    * salir apresuradamente = dash off, shoot off.
    * salir a subasta = come up for + auction.
    * salir a toda prisa = make + a hasty exit.
    * salir a tomar una copa = go out for + a drink.
    * salir bien = go + well.
    * salir bien al final = turn out + right in the end.
    * salir bramando = roar out of.
    * salir con estupideces = talk + nonsense.
    * salir corriendo = leg it, run off, run away, bolt, make + a bolt for, dash off, take off, shoot off, take off + running, take to + Posesivo + heels.
    * salir corriendo a la calle = run into + the street.
    * salir de = get out of, walk out of, climb out of, break out of, break through, strike out from.
    * salir de casa = leave + home.
    * salir de copas = go out for + a drink.
    * salir de donde menos Uno se lo espera = come out of + the woodwork.
    * salir de fiesta = party.
    * salir de Guatemala para meterse en Guatapeor = out of the fire and into the frying pan.
    * salir de jarana = paint + the town red, go out on + the town.
    * salir de juerga = go out + boozing, paint + the town red, go out on + the town.
    * salir de la cárcel = release from + jail.
    * salir de la miseria = haul + Reflexivo + out of + Posesivo + bog.
    * salir del armario = come out of + the closet.
    * salir de la rutina tradicional = break out of + the traditional mould.
    * salir de la situación = extricate + Reflexivo.
    * salir del cascarón = come out of + Posesivo + shell.
    * salir del círculo = break out of + circle.
    * salir del trabajo = clock off + work.
    * salir de marcha = paint + the town red, party, go out on + the town.
    * salir de nuevo = come back out.
    * salir de parranda = go out + boozing, paint + the town red, go out on + the town.
    * salir de paseo = go out for + a walk.
    * salir de paseo en coche = go out for + a drive.
    * salir de perlas = come up + a treat, go down + a treat.
    * salir de + Posesivo + escondite = raise + Posesivo + head above the parapet.
    * salir de + Posesivo + refugio = raise + Posesivo + head above the parapet.
    * salir de quién sabe dónde = come out of + the woodwork.
    * salir desapercibido = sneak out of.
    * salir desde = set out from.
    * salir de una situación difícil = haul + Reflexivo + out of + Posesivo + bog.
    * salir de un impás = circumvent + impasse.
    * salir disparado = bolt, make + a bolt for, shoot off, dash off, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
    * salir disparado de = shoot out of.
    * salir echando leches = bolt, take off, make + a bolt for, dash off, shoot off.
    * salir el tiro por la culata = backfire, misfire.
    * salir en desbandada = stampede.
    * salir en estampida = stampede.
    * salir en forma radial de = radiate from.
    * salir enojado dando zapatazos = stomp out of.
    * salir en pareja con = date.
    * salir en tropel = stampede.
    * salir escaldado = get + the rough edge of + Posesivo + tongue.
    * salir fatal = go + pear-shaped.
    * salir fuera = be out and about, get out and about.
    * salir ganando = make + a profit, win, compare + favourably, be better off, win + the day, win out, be better served by, come out on + top.
    * salir grietas = develop + cracks.
    * salir horriblemente mal = go + horribly wrong.
    * salir huyendo = make off, do + a bunk.
    * salir ileso = escape + injury, leave without + a scratch.
    * salir impune = get away with it, get away with + murder, get away + scot-free.
    * salir inadvertidamente = sneak out of.
    * salir juntos = be an item.
    * salir los dientes = cut + Posesivo + teeth.
    * salir mal = go + wrong, go + awry, misfire, backfire.
    * salir malparado = get + the rough edge of + Posesivo + tongue.
    * salir perdiendo = victimise [victimize, -USA], come off + worst, lose out, compare + unfavourably, lose + neck, be a little worse off.
    * salir perjudicado = pay + the price, pay + the penalty.
    * salir pitando = take off, bolt, make + a bolt for, dash off, shoot off, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
    * salir por los cerros de Ubeda = go off on + a tangent, go off at + a tangent, fly off on + a tangent.
    * salir por piernas = make + a hasty exit.
    * salir por pies = take off + running, leg it, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
    * salir resueltamente = sally forth.
    * salir rugiendo = roar out of.
    * salir sangre = draw + blood.
    * salirse con la de Uno = have + Posesivo + way (with), get away with it.
    * salirse con las de Uno = get + Posesivo + (own) way, have + Posesivo + own way, get away with + murder, get away + scot-free.
    * salirse de = depart from, opt out of, step out of, spill out of.
    * salirse de convencionalismos = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * salirse de la carretera = go off + the road.
    * salirse del molde = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * salir según lo planeado = go off + as planned.
    * salir según lo previsto = go off + as planned.
    * salirse por la tangente = go off + the track, get off + the track, fly off on + a tangent, go off on + a tangent, go off at + a tangent, wander off + track, wander off + topic.
    * salir sigilosamente = steal away, slither out of.
    * salir sin ganar ni perder = break + even.
    * salir sin ser visto = sneak out of, slip out, steal away.
    * salir sin un rasguño = leave without + a scratch.
    * salir sobre ruedas = go off without + a hitch.
    * salir todo bien = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet.
    * salir todo redondo = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet.
    * salir una gotera = spring + a leak.
    * salir un momento a = pop down to.
    * salir un poco perjudicado = be a little worse prepared, be a little worse off.
    * salir volando = bolt, make + a bolt for, dash off, shoot off.
    * salir y caer = fall out (of).
    * salir zumbando = bolt, make + a bolt for.
    * si no aguantas el calor, sal de la cocina = if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
    * sol + salir por = sun + rise on.
    * volver a salir = come back out.
    * volver a salir a la superficie = resurface.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( partir) to leave

    ¿a qué hora sale tu tren/tu vuelo? — what time is your train/flight?

    salió corriendo or disparada — (fam) she was off like a shot (colloq)

    ¿de qué andén sale el tren? — what platform does the train leave from?

    no puedo salir, me he quedado encerrado — I can't get out, I'm trapped in here

    salir de algo — to come out/get out of something

    ¿tú de dónde has salido? — where have you sprung from?

    ¿de dónde salió este dinero? — where did this money come from?

    salió por la puerta de atráshe went out o left by the back door

    salir a algo: salieron al balcón/al jardín they went out onto the balcony/into the garden; salir a + inf to go out/come out to + inf; ¿sales a jugar? are you coming out to play?; salió a hacer las compras — she's gone out (to do the) shopping

    ¿a qué hora sales de clase? — what time do you get out of class o finish your class?

    ¿cuándo sale del hospital? — when is he coming out of (the) hospital?

    4)
    a) ( como entretenimiento) to go out
    b) ( tener una relación) to go out

    ¿estás saliendo con alguien? — are you going out with anyone?

    5) (a calle, carretera)

    ¿por aquí se sale a la carretera? — can I get on to the road this way?

    ¿esta calle sale al Paseo Colón? — does this street come out onto the Paseo Colón?

    6) clavo/tapón to come out; anillo to come off
    7) (aparecer, manifestarse)
    a) cana/sarpullido to appear; (+ me/te/le etc)

    me salieron granosI broke out o (BrE) come out in spots

    ¿te sale sangre? — are you bleeding o is it bleeding?

    b) sol ( por la mañana) to rise, come up; ( de detrás de una nube) to come out
    c) ( surgir) tema/idea to come up

    yo no se lo pedí, salió de él — I didn't ask him to do it, it was his idea o he offered

    ya salió aquelloyou (o he etc) had to bring that up; (+ me/te/le etc)

    le salió así, espontáneamente — he just came out with it quite spontaneously

    me salió en alemánit came o I said it in German

    d) carta ( en naipes) to come up

    ¿ha salido ya el 15? — have they called number 15 yet?

    8)
    a) ( tocar en suerte) (+ me/te/le etc)
    9) mancha ( aparecer) to appear; ( quitarse) to come out
    10)
    a) revista/novela to come out; disco to come out, be released
    b) (en televisión, el periódico) to appear

    salió por or en (la) televisión — she was o appeared on television

    c) ( en una foto) to appear; (+ compl)

    sale de pastorhe plays o he is a shepherd

    11) (expresando irritación, sorpresa)

    salir con algo: mira con qué sale éste ahora! did you hear what he just said?; no me salgas ahora con eso — don't give me that (colloq)

    12) ( expresando logro) (+ me/te/le etc)

    ¿te salió el crucigrama? — did you finish the crossword?

    ahora mismo no me sale su nombre — (fam) I can't think of her name right now

    13) ( resultar)

    ¿a ti te da 40? a mí me sale 42 — how do you get 40? I make it 42; (+ compl)

    sale muy caroit works out o is very expensive

    ¿qué número salió premiado? — what was the winning number?

    salir bien/mal en un examen — (Chi fam) to pass/fail an exam; (+ me/te/le etc)

    no lo hagas deprisa que te va a salir todo mal — don't try to do it too quickly, you'll do it all wrong

    ¿cómo te salió el examen? — how did you get on o do in the exam?

    14) (de situación, estado)

    salir de algo: para salir del apuro in order to get out of an awkward situation; está muy mal, no sé si saldrá de ésta she's very ill, I don't know if she'll pull through; no sé cómo vamos a salir de ésta I don't know how we're going to get out of this one; me ayudó a salir de la depresión he helped me get over my depression; (+ compl) salió bien de la operación she came through the operation well; salieron ilesos del accidente they were not hurt in the accident; salió airosa del trance she came through it with flying colors; salir adelante negocio to stay afloat, survive; propuesta to prosper; fue una época muy dura, pero lograron salir adelante — it was a difficult period but they managed to get through it

    a) salir a ( parecerse a) to take after
    b) salir con (Col) ( combinar con) to go with
    c) salir de (Col, Ven) ( deshacerse de) to get rid of
    2.
    salirse v pron
    1)
    a) (de recipiente, límite)

    cierra el grifo, que se va a salir el agua — turn off the faucet (AmE) o (BrE) tap, the water's going to overflow

    salirse de algo: el camión se salió de la carretera the truck came/went off the road; el río se salió de su cauce the river overflowed its banks; la pelota se salió del campo de juego the ball went into touch o out of play; procura no salirte del presupuesto try to keep within the budget; te estás saliendo del tema — you're getting off the point

    b) (por orificio, grieta) agua/tinta to leak (out), come out; gas to escape, come out

    salirse de algo: se está saliendo el aire del neumático the air's coming o leaking out of the tire; se me salió el hilo de la aguja — the needle's come unthreaded

    c) (Chi, Méx) pluma/recipiente to leak
    2) ( soltarse) to come off; (+ me/te/le etc)

    se le salían los ojos de las órbitashis eyes were popping out of his head

    3) ( irse) to leave

    salirse de algo de asociación to leave something

    salirse con la suyato get one's (own) way

    * * *
    = come out, debouch, depart, exit, go out of, make + departure, march off, quit, take + departure, leave, issue out, start out, go out and about, go out, pop, head out, socialise [socialize, -USA], be out and about, get out and about, go forth.

    Ex: Maybe it's the frustrated library school professor in him crying to come out -- whatever it is, give him a chance to show you what he knows.

    Ex: As they debouched into the street and hurried back to the library, Jergens thanked Meek for being someone she could share her concerns with.
    Ex: He smiled again, waved goodbye, and departed.
    Ex: Enter the lesson number you wish, or press the letter 'X' to exit the tutorial.
    Ex: In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    Ex: Before making his departure, however, a few hints upon the methods of examining bibliographic compilations are necessary.
    Ex: Do not march off full-tilt in front of the readers.
    Ex: If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex: 'I'm sure we'll be in touch a lot this week!' Suttie took her departure, repeating the offer.
    Ex: 'Do you ever let anyone leave without inspecting their bags?' Carpozzi asked as she sidled up to the checker.
    Ex: He bade her good day and issued out into the street.
    Ex: He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
    Ex: Thursday 22 August is your opportunity to go out and about - seeing at first hand the great variety of library and information centres located in the Central Belt of Scotland.
    Ex: They decided one day to take it upon themselves without his knowledge to go out and solicit funds from some of the large corn processors and farm equipment manufacturers.
    Ex: The azaleas are popping, the redbuds are in their finest attire, and the dogwoods are lacy jewels at the edge of the wood.
    Ex: It's tempting to splurge on a new hi-fi system or head out on a shopping spree, but the smart option might be to pay off an existing debt.
    Ex: She is married and has a family, but does not spend much time in the director's office or socialize with her.
    Ex: But if you' re out and about like I am, here's where I'll be over the next few nights, and feel free to say hi if you're going to be in the same area.
    Ex: Use the links below for ideas to get out and about.
    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    * acabar de salir de = be fresh out of.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a veces las cosas salen mal = shit happens.
    * a veces sales jodido = shit happens.
    * aventurarse a salir = venture forth.
    * ayudar a Alguien a salir adelante = help + Nombre + get on + Posesivo + feet.
    * cosas + salir bien = things + work out.
    * dejar que Alguien se salga con la suya = let + Nombre + do things + Posesivo + (own) way.
    * entrar y salir = come and go, drift in and out, wander in and out, go into and out of.
    * entrar y salir corriendo = run in and out.
    * estar saliendo con alguien = be in a dating relationship.
    * evitar que + salir = keep + Nombre + in.
    * hacer salir = push out, flush out.
    * imposibilitado para salir de casa = housebound [house-bound], homebound [home-bound].
    * invitar a Alguien a salir = ask + Nombre + out.
    * invitar a salir = take + Nombre + out.
    * no salir mal parado por = be none the worse for (that), be none the worse for wear.
    * obligar a salir = drive out + with a pitchfork, push out.
    * obligar a salir de = force from.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * por un lado entra + Nombre + y por otro sale + Nombre = in go + Nombre + at one end, and out come + Nombre + at the other.
    * que puede salir en préstamo = loanable.
    * salir a = propagate out to, crash to, be out to.
    * salir a borbotones = gush out, spurt.
    * salir a chorros = gush out, spurt.
    * salir a comer = eat out.
    * salir a dar una vuelta = go out.
    * salir a dar una vuelta en coche = go out for + a drive.
    * salir a dar un paseo = go out for + a walk.
    * salir adelante = make + ends meet, keep + the wolves from the door, get + unstuck.
    * salir adelante a duras penas = eke out + a living, scratch (out) + a living, scrape + a living, eke out + an existence.
    * salir adelante en la vida, = get on in + life.
    * salir adelante por uno mismo = pull + Reflexivo + up(wards) by + Posesivo + (own) bootstraps.
    * salir adelante sin la ayuda de nadie = pull + Reflexivo + up(wards) by + Posesivo + (own) bootstraps.
    * salir a echarse un cigarro = go out for + a smoke.
    * salir a flote = make + ends meet.
    * salir a fumarse un cigarro = go out for + a smoke.
    * salir a hurtadillas = steal away.
    * salir airoso = pass + muster, pass with + flying colours.
    * salir airoso de = ride out.
    * salir a la calle = go out, hit + the streets.
    * salir a la calle en avalancha = spill (out) into + the streets.
    * salir a la luz = come to + light, go + live.
    * salir a la palestra = come out in + the open.
    * salir a las mil maravillas = work + a treat, come up + a treat, go down + a treat.
    * salir a la superficie = surface.
    * salir ampollas = blister.
    * salir a pasear en coche = go out for + a drive.
    * salir a pedir de boca = come up + roses, go off without + a hitch.
    * salir apresuradamente = dash off, shoot off.
    * salir a subasta = come up for + auction.
    * salir a toda prisa = make + a hasty exit.
    * salir a tomar una copa = go out for + a drink.
    * salir bien = go + well.
    * salir bien al final = turn out + right in the end.
    * salir bramando = roar out of.
    * salir con estupideces = talk + nonsense.
    * salir corriendo = leg it, run off, run away, bolt, make + a bolt for, dash off, take off, shoot off, take off + running, take to + Posesivo + heels.
    * salir corriendo a la calle = run into + the street.
    * salir de = get out of, walk out of, climb out of, break out of, break through, strike out from.
    * salir de casa = leave + home.
    * salir de copas = go out for + a drink.
    * salir de donde menos Uno se lo espera = come out of + the woodwork.
    * salir de fiesta = party.
    * salir de Guatemala para meterse en Guatapeor = out of the fire and into the frying pan.
    * salir de jarana = paint + the town red, go out on + the town.
    * salir de juerga = go out + boozing, paint + the town red, go out on + the town.
    * salir de la cárcel = release from + jail.
    * salir de la miseria = haul + Reflexivo + out of + Posesivo + bog.
    * salir del armario = come out of + the closet.
    * salir de la rutina tradicional = break out of + the traditional mould.
    * salir de la situación = extricate + Reflexivo.
    * salir del cascarón = come out of + Posesivo + shell.
    * salir del círculo = break out of + circle.
    * salir del trabajo = clock off + work.
    * salir de marcha = paint + the town red, party, go out on + the town.
    * salir de nuevo = come back out.
    * salir de parranda = go out + boozing, paint + the town red, go out on + the town.
    * salir de paseo = go out for + a walk.
    * salir de paseo en coche = go out for + a drive.
    * salir de perlas = come up + a treat, go down + a treat.
    * salir de + Posesivo + escondite = raise + Posesivo + head above the parapet.
    * salir de + Posesivo + refugio = raise + Posesivo + head above the parapet.
    * salir de quién sabe dónde = come out of + the woodwork.
    * salir desapercibido = sneak out of.
    * salir desde = set out from.
    * salir de una situación difícil = haul + Reflexivo + out of + Posesivo + bog.
    * salir de un impás = circumvent + impasse.
    * salir disparado = bolt, make + a bolt for, shoot off, dash off, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
    * salir disparado de = shoot out of.
    * salir echando leches = bolt, take off, make + a bolt for, dash off, shoot off.
    * salir el tiro por la culata = backfire, misfire.
    * salir en desbandada = stampede.
    * salir en estampida = stampede.
    * salir en forma radial de = radiate from.
    * salir enojado dando zapatazos = stomp out of.
    * salir en pareja con = date.
    * salir en tropel = stampede.
    * salir escaldado = get + the rough edge of + Posesivo + tongue.
    * salir fatal = go + pear-shaped.
    * salir fuera = be out and about, get out and about.
    * salir ganando = make + a profit, win, compare + favourably, be better off, win + the day, win out, be better served by, come out on + top.
    * salir grietas = develop + cracks.
    * salir horriblemente mal = go + horribly wrong.
    * salir huyendo = make off, do + a bunk.
    * salir ileso = escape + injury, leave without + a scratch.
    * salir impune = get away with it, get away with + murder, get away + scot-free.
    * salir inadvertidamente = sneak out of.
    * salir juntos = be an item.
    * salir los dientes = cut + Posesivo + teeth.
    * salir mal = go + wrong, go + awry, misfire, backfire.
    * salir malparado = get + the rough edge of + Posesivo + tongue.
    * salir perdiendo = victimise [victimize, -USA], come off + worst, lose out, compare + unfavourably, lose + neck, be a little worse off.
    * salir perjudicado = pay + the price, pay + the penalty.
    * salir pitando = take off, bolt, make + a bolt for, dash off, shoot off, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
    * salir por los cerros de Ubeda = go off on + a tangent, go off at + a tangent, fly off on + a tangent.
    * salir por piernas = make + a hasty exit.
    * salir por pies = take off + running, leg it, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
    * salir resueltamente = sally forth.
    * salir rugiendo = roar out of.
    * salir sangre = draw + blood.
    * salirse con la de Uno = have + Posesivo + way (with), get away with it.
    * salirse con las de Uno = get + Posesivo + (own) way, have + Posesivo + own way, get away with + murder, get away + scot-free.
    * salirse de = depart from, opt out of, step out of, spill out of.
    * salirse de convencionalismos = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * salirse de la carretera = go off + the road.
    * salirse del molde = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * salir según lo planeado = go off + as planned.
    * salir según lo previsto = go off + as planned.
    * salirse por la tangente = go off + the track, get off + the track, fly off on + a tangent, go off on + a tangent, go off at + a tangent, wander off + track, wander off + topic.
    * salir sigilosamente = steal away, slither out of.
    * salir sin ganar ni perder = break + even.
    * salir sin ser visto = sneak out of, slip out, steal away.
    * salir sin un rasguño = leave without + a scratch.
    * salir sobre ruedas = go off without + a hitch.
    * salir todo bien = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet.
    * salir todo redondo = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet.
    * salir una gotera = spring + a leak.
    * salir un momento a = pop down to.
    * salir un poco perjudicado = be a little worse prepared, be a little worse off.
    * salir volando = bolt, make + a bolt for, dash off, shoot off.
    * salir y caer = fall out (of).
    * salir zumbando = bolt, make + a bolt for.
    * si no aguantas el calor, sal de la cocina = if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
    * sol + salir por = sun + rise on.
    * volver a salir = come back out.
    * volver a salir a la superficie = resurface.

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    salir [ I29 ]
    ■ salir (verbo intransitivo)
    A partir
    B salir al exterior
    C
    1 habiendo terminado algo
    2 Informática
    D
    1 como entretenimiento
    2 tener una relación
    E a una calle, carretera
    F salir: clavos, tapones etc
    A
    1 aparecer, manifestarse
    2 salir: sol
    3 surgir
    4 en naipes
    B
    1 tocar en suerte
    2 en un reparto
    C salir: manchas
    D
    1 salir: revista, novela etc
    2 en televisión, el periódico
    3 en una foto
    4 desempeñando un papel
    E expresando irritación, sorpresa
    A expresando logro
    B resultar
    C de una situación, un estado
    D parecerse a
    E salir con, combinar con
    F salir de, deshacerse de
    ■ salirse (verbo pronominal)
    A
    1 de un recipiente, un límite
    2 por un orificio, una grieta
    3 salirse: recipientes etc
    B soltarse
    C irse
    vi
    A (partir) to leave
    ¿a qué hora sale el tren/tu vuelo? what time does the train/your flight leave?, what time is your train/flight?
    salieron a toda velocidad they went off at top speed, they sped off
    ¿está Marcos? — no, ha salido de viaje can I speak to Marcos? — I'm afraid he's away at the moment
    salió corriendo or pitando or disparada ( fam); she was off like a shot ( colloq), she shot off ( colloq)
    salir DE algo to leave FROM sth
    ¿de qué andén sale el tren? what platform does the train leave from?
    salgo de casa a las siete I leave home at seven
    salir PARA algo to leave FOR sth
    los novios salieron para las Bahamas the newlyweds left for the Bahamas
    B (al exterioracercándose al hablante) to come out; (— alejándose del hablante) to go out
    no salgas sin abrigo don't go out without a coat
    ha salido she's gone out, she's out
    ya puedes salir que te he visto you can come on out now, I can see you
    no puedo salir, me he quedado encerrado I can't get out, I'm trapped in here
    salir DE algo to come out/get out OF sth
    ¡sal de ahí! come out of there!
    ¡sal de aquí! get out of here!
    sal de debajo de la mesa come out from under the table
    no salió de su habitación en todo el día he didn't come out of o leave his room all day
    sal ya de la cama get out of bed
    de aquí que no salga ni una palabra not a word of this to anyone
    ¿tú de dónde has salido? where have you sprung from?
    ¿de dónde salió este dinero? where did this money come from?
    nunca ha salido de España/del pueblo he's never been out of Spain/the village
    está en libertad bajo fianza y no puede salir del país she's out on bail and can't leave the country
    para impedir que salgan más capitales del país to prevent more capital flowing out of o leaving the country
    salir POR algo to leave BY sth
    tuvo que salir por la ventana she had to get out through the window
    acaba de salir por la puerta de atrás he's just left by the back door, he's just gone out the back door
    salir A algo:
    salieron al balcón/al jardín they went out onto the balcony/into the garden
    salen al mar por la noche they go out to sea at night
    ¿quién quiere salir a la pizarra? who wants to come up to the blackboard?
    el equipo salió al terreno de juego the team took the field o came onto the field
    ¿quién te salió al teléfono? who answered (the phone)?
    salir A + INF to go out/come out to + INF
    ¿sales a jugar? are you coming out to play?
    ha salido a hacer la compra she's gone out (to do the) shopping
    C
    no salgo de trabajar hasta las siete I don't finish o leave work until seven
    empezó a trabajar aquí recién salido de la escuela he started working here just after he left school
    ¿a qué hora sales de clase? what time do you come out of class o get out of class o finish your class?
    ¿cuándo sale del hospital/de la cárcel? when is he coming out of (the) hospital/(the) prison?
    2 ( Informática) (del sistema) to log off, log out; (de una aplicación) to quit
    D
    estuvo castigado un mes sin salir he wasn't allowed to go out for a month
    salieron a cenar fuera they went out for dinner, they had dinner out
    hace tiempo que salen juntos they've been going out together for a while
    salir CON algn to go out WITH sb
    ¿estás saliendo con alguien? are you going out with anyone?, are you seeing anyone? ( AmE)
    E
    (a una calle, carretera): ¿por aquí se sale a la carretera? can I get on to the road this way?
    ¿esta calle sale al Paseo Colón? will this street take me to the Paseo Colón?, does this street come out onto the Paseo Colón?
    F «clavo/tapón» to come out; «anillo» to come off
    el anillo no me sale my ring won't come off, I can't get my ring off
    A (aparecer, manifestarse)
    1 «cana/sarpullido» to appear
    (+ me/te/le etc): ya me empiezan a salir canas I'm starting to go gray, I'm getting gray hairs
    ya le han salido los dientes de abajo she's already got o she's already cut her bottom teeth, her bottom teeth have already come through
    me ha salido una ampolla I've got a blister
    le salió un sarpullido he came out in a rash
    le ha salido un chichón en la frente a bump's come up on her forehead
    si como chocolate me salen granos if I eat chocolate I break out o ( BrE) come out in spots
    a ver ¿te sale sangre? let's have a look, are you bleeding o is it bleeding?
    me sale sangre de la nariz my nose is bleeding
    a la planta le están saliendo hojas nuevas the plant's putting out new leaves, the plant has some new leaves coming out
    2 «sol» (por la mañana) to rise, come up; (de detrás de una nube) to come out
    parece que quiere salir el sol it looks as though the sun's trying to come out
    3 (surgir) «tema/idea» to come up
    ¿cómo salió eso a la conversación? how did that come up in the conversation?
    yo no se lo pedí, salió de él I didn't ask him to do it, it was his idea o he offered
    (+ me/te/le etc): le salió así, espontáneamente he just came out with it quite spontaneously
    me salió en alemán it came out in German, I said it in German
    no me salió nada mejor nothing better came up o turned up
    ¿has visto el novio que le ha salido? ( fam); have you seen the boyfriend she's found herself? ( colloq)
    no voy a poder ir, me ha salido otro compromiso I'm afraid I won't be able to go, something (else) has come up o cropped up
    4 «carta» (en naipes) to come up
    el as de diamantes todavía no ha salido the ace of diamonds hasn't come up yet
    ¿ya ha salido el 15? have they called number 15 yet?, has number 15 gone yet?
    B
    1 (tocar en suerte) (+ me/te/le etc):
    me salió un tema que no había estudiado I got a subject I hadn't studied
    me salió un cinco I got a five
    2 ( Esp) (en un reparto) salir A algo; to get sth
    salimos a dos pastelitos cada uno we get two cakes each, it works out as two cakes each
    son tres hermanos, así que salen a tres mil cada uno there are three brothers, so they each end up with o get three thousand
    C «mancha» (aparecer) to appear; (quitarse) to come out
    D
    1 «revista» to come out; «novela» to come out, be published; «disco» to come out, be released
    un producto que acaba de salir al mercado a new product which has just come on to the market
    2 (en televisión, el periódico) to appear
    la noticia salió en primera página the news appeared on the front page
    salió por or en (la) televisión she was o appeared on television
    ayer salió mi primo en or por la televisión my cousin was on (the) television yesterday
    3 (en una foto) to appear
    no sale en esta foto he doesn't appear in o he isn't in this photograph
    (+ compl): ¡qué bien saliste en esta foto! you've come out really well in this photograph, this is a really good photograph of you
    4
    (desempeñando un papel): ¿tú sales en la obra de fin de curso? are you in the end-of-term play?
    sale de pastor he plays o he is a shepherd
    me salió de testigo en el juicio ( RPl); he testified on my behalf
    le salí de testigo cuando se casó ( RPl); I was a witness at her wedding
    E (expresando irritación, sorpresa) salir + GER:
    y ahora sale diciendo que no lo sabía and now he says he didn't know
    salir CON algo:
    ¡mira con qué sale éste ahora! did you hear what he just said?
    no me salgas ahora con eso don't give me that ( colloq)
    y ahora me sale con que no quiere ir and now he tells me he doesn't want to go!
    ¡a veces sale con cada cosa más graciosa! sometimes she comes out with the funniest things!
    A (expresando logro) (+ me/te/le etc):
    ¿te salió el crucigrama? did you finish the crossword?
    no me sale esta ecuación/cuenta I can't do this equation/sum
    ¿me ayudas con este dibujo que a mí no me sale? can you help me with this drawing? I can't get it right
    no te sale el acento mexicano you're not very good at the Mexican accent, you haven't got the Mexican accent right
    ahora mismo no me sale su nombre ( fam); I can't think of her name right now
    estaba tan entusiasmado que no le salían las palabras he was so excited he couldn't get his words out
    B
    (resultar): de aquí no va a salir nada bueno no good is going to come of this
    van a lo que salga, nunca hacen planes they just take things as they come, they never make plans
    ¿a ti te da 40? a mí me sale 42 how do you get 40? I make it 42
    (+ compl): las cosas salieron mejor de lo que esperábamos things turned out/worked out better than we expected
    tenemos que acabarlo salga como salga we have to finish it, no matter how it turns out
    no ha salido ninguna de las fotos none of the photographs has come out
    la foto ha salido movida the photograph has come out blurred
    mandarlo certificado sale muy caro sending it registered mail works out o is very expensive
    salió elegido tesorero he was elected treasurer
    ¿qué número salió premiado? what was the winning number?
    salió beneficiado en el reparto he did well out of the division o ( BrE) share-out
    (+ me/te/le etc): el postre no me salió bien the dessert didn't come out right
    las cosas no nos han salido bien things haven't gone right for us
    no lo hagas deprisa que te va a salir todo al revés don't try to do it too quickly, you'll do it all wrong
    si lo haces sin regla te va a salir torcido if you do it without a ruler it'll come out crooked
    así te va a salir muy caro it'll work out very expensive for you that way
    ¿cómo te salió el examen? how did you get on o do in the exam?, how did the exam go?
    el niño les salió muy inteligente their son turned out (to be) really bright
    C (de una situación, un estado) salir DE algo:
    para salir del apuro in order to get out of an awkward situation
    está muy mal, no sé si saldrá de ésta she's very ill, I don't know if she'll make it o if she'll pull through
    no sé cómo vamos a salir de ésta I don't know how we're going to get out of this one
    luchan por salir de la miseria en que viven they struggle to escape from the poverty in which they live
    me ayudó a salir de la depresión he helped me get over my depression
    a este paso no vamos a salir nunca de pobres the way we're going we're never going to stop being poor
    (+ compl): salió bien de la operación she came through the operation well
    salieron ilesos del accidente they were not hurt in the accident
    salió airosa del trance she came through it with flying colors*
    salir bien/mal en un examen ( Chi) ( Educ) to pass/fail an exam
    salir adelante: fue una época muy dura, pero lograron salir adelante it was a difficult period but they managed to get through it
    para que el negocio salga adelante if the business is to stay afloat o survive
    paso1 (↑ paso (1))
    D salir a (parecerse a) to take after
    es gordita, sale a la madre she's chubby, she takes after her mother
    ¡tiene a quien salir! you can see who she takes after!
    en lo tozudo sale a su padre he gets his stubbornness from his father
    E salir con ( Col) (combinar con) to go with
    F salir de ( Col) (deshacerse de) to get rid of
    no han podido salir de él they haven't been able to get rid of him
    A
    1
    (de un recipiente, un límite): cierra el grifo, que se va a salir el agua turn off the faucet ( AmE) o ( BrE) tap, the water's going to overflow
    vigila que no se salga la leche don't let the milk boil over
    salirse DE algo:
    el camión se salió de la carretera the truck came/went off the road, the truck left the road
    el río se salió de su cauce the river overflowed its banks
    no te salgas de las líneas keep inside the lines
    la pelota se salió del campo de juego the ball went out of play o into touch
    procura no salirte del presupuesto try to keep within the budget
    te estás saliendo del tema you're getting off the point
    2 (por un orificio, una grieta) «agua/tinta» to leak, leak out, come out; «gas» to escape, come out
    está rajado y se sale el aceite it's cracked and the oil leaks out
    salirse DE algo:
    se está saliendo el aire del neumático the air's coming o leaking out of the tire*
    se me ha salido el hilo de la aguja the needle's come unthreaded
    3 (Chi, Méx) «recipiente/pluma» to leak
    B (soltarse) to come off
    se ha salido el pomo de la puerta the knob has come off the door
    (+ me/te/le etc): estos zapatos se me salen these shoes are too big for me
    se le ha salido una rueda it's lost a wheel, one of the wheels has come off
    se le salían los ojos de las órbitas his eyes were popping out of his head o were out on stalks
    C (irse) to leave salirse DE algo ‹de una asociación› to leave sth
    se salió del cine a la mitad de la película she walked out halfway through the movie
    salirse con la suya to get one's (own) way
    * * *

     

    salir ( conjugate salir) verbo intransitivo
    1 ( partir) to leave;
    ¿a qué hora sale el tren? what time does the train leave?;

    el jefe había salido de viaje the boss was away;
    salió corriendo (fam) she was off like a shot (colloq);
    salir de algo to leave from sth;
    ¿de qué andén sale el tren? what platform does the train leave from?;
    salgo de casa a las siete I leave home at seven;
    salir para algo to leave for sth
    2 ( al exterioracercándose al hablante) to come out;
    (— alejándose del hablante) to go out;

    no puedo salir, me he quedado encerrado I can't get out, I'm trapped in here;
    salir de algo to come out/get out of sth;
    ¡sal de ahí/de aquí! come out of there/get out of here!;
    ¿de dónde salió este dinero? where did this money come from?;
    nunca ha salido de España he's never been out of Spain;
    salir por la ventana/por la puerta to get out through the window/leave by the door;
    salieron al balcón/al jardín they went out onto the balcony/into the garden;
    ¿por aquí se sale a la carretera? can I get on to the road this way?;
    salió a hacer las compras she's gone out (to do the) shopping
    3 ( habiendo terminado algo) to leave;
    ¿a qué hora sales de clase? what time do you get out of class o finish your class?;

    ¿cuándo sale del hospital? when is he coming out of (the) hospital?
    4



    salir con algn to go out with sb
    5 [clavo/tapón/mancha] to come out;
    [ anillo] to come off
    1 (aparecer, manifestarse)
    a) [cana/sarpullido] to appear;

    (+ me/te/le etc)

    le están saliendo los dientes she's teething;
    me salió una ampolla I've got a blister;
    le salió un sarpullido he came out in a rash;
    me salieron granos I broke out o (BrE) came out in spots;
    me sale sangre de la nariz my nose is bleeding;
    a la planta le están saliendo hojas nuevas the plant's putting out new leaves

    ( de detrás de una nube) to come out
    c) ( surgir) [tema/idea] to come up


    2
    a) [revista/novela] to come out;

    [ disco] to come out, be released;

    b) (en televisión, en el periódico) to appear


    (+ compl)

    1 ( expresando logro) (+ me/te/le etc):

    ahora mismo no me sale su nombre (fam) I can't think of her name right now;
    no le salían las palabras he couldn't get his words out
    2

    sale más barato/caro it works out less/more expensive

    b) ( resultar):

    todo salió bien everything turned out o worked out well;

    salió tal como lo planeamos it turned out just as we planned;
    no salió ninguna de las fotos none of the photographs came out;
    ¿qué número salió premiado? what was the winning number?;
    salir bien/mal en un examen (Chi fam) to pass/fail an exam;

    (+ me/te/le etc)

    3 (de situación, estado) salir de algo ‹ de apuro to get out of sth;
    de depresión to get over sth;

    salir adelante [ negocio] to stay afloat, survive;

    [ propuesta] to prosper;
    lograron salir adelante they managed to get through it

    4 ( con preposición)
    a)


    b)


    salirse verbo pronominal
    1
    a) (de borde, límite) [ agua] to overflow;

    [ leche] to boil over;
    salirse de algo ‹ de carreterato come/go off sth;
    de tema to get off sth;

    procura no salirte del presupuesto try to keep within the budget
    b) (por orificio, grieta) [agua/tinta] to leak (out), come out;

    [ gas] to escape, come out
    2 ( soltarse) [pedazo/pieza] to come off;
    (+ me/te/le etc)

    3 ( irse) to leave;
    salirse de algo ‹ de asociación to leave sth;
    salirse con la suya to get one's (own) way

    salir verbo intransitivo
    1 (de un lugar) to go out: nunca ha salido de su país, he's never been out of his country
    el ladrón salió por la ventana, the burglar got out through the window
    (si el hablante está fuera) to come out: ¡sal de la habitación, por favor! please, come out of the room!
    2 Inform to exit
    (de un sistema) to log off
    3 (partir) to leave: salí de casa a mediodía, I left home at noon
    nuestro avión sale a las seis, our plane departs at six
    4 (para divertirse) to go out: siempre sale los viernes, she always goes out on Friday
    5 (tener una relación) to go out: está saliendo con Ana, he's going out with Ana
    6 Dep to start
    (en juegos) to lead
    7 (manifestarse, emerger) le ha salido un grano en la cara, he has got a spot on his face
    me salió sangre de la nariz, my nose was bleeding
    (un astro) to rise: la Luna sale al atardecer, the moon comes out in the evening
    (retoñar, germinar) to sprout
    8 (surgir) la idea salió de ti, it was your idea
    9 (aparecer) mi hermana salía en (la) televisión, my sister appeared on television
    (un libro, un disco, etc) to come out
    10 salir a (parecerse) ha salido a su hermano, he takes after his brother
    (costar) el almuerzo sale a 800 pesetas cada uno, lunch works out at 800 pesetas a head
    11 (resultar) su hija le ha salido muy estudiosa, her daughter has turned out to be very studious
    salió premiado el número 5.566, the winning number was 5,566
    (una operación matemática) a él le da 20, pero a mí me sale 25, he gets 20, but I make it 25
    12 (costar) nos sale barato, it works out cheap
    13 (superar una situación, una gran dificultad) to come through, get over: estuvo muy enfermo, pero salió de esa, he was very ill, but he pulled through
    14 (ser elegido por votación) salió alcalde, he was elected mayor
    ♦ Locuciones: salir con, (manifestación inesperada) no me salgas ahora con estupideces, stop talking nonsense
    ' salir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acampada
    - ahora
    - airosa
    - airoso
    - al
    - asomarse
    - atusar
    - boca
    - cabronada
    - casa
    - con
    - concebir
    - contraluz
    - coscorrón
    - cuenta
    - dar
    - dejar
    - desalojar
    - desfilar
    - desorbitar
    - dimanar
    - echar
    - entrar
    - estar
    - gatas
    - grabar
    - gracia
    - gustar
    - hondura
    - irse
    - niqui
    - palestra
    - para
    - parada
    - parado
    - paso
    - pico
    - pierna
    - pitar
    - portazo
    - puntilla
    - quite
    - rana
    - relucir
    - revés
    - rodada
    - rodado
    - salida
    - sangrar
    - señora
    English:
    after
    - appear
    - as
    - ask out
    - average out at
    - back out
    - be
    - blow off
    - boomerang
    - bootstrap
    - break
    - break out
    - break through
    - call away
    - can
    - check out
    - chicken out
    - clean up
    - climb
    - come away
    - come off
    - come on
    - come out
    - come up
    - crowd
    - dash off
    - dash out
    - date
    - depart
    - discipline
    - do
    - doll
    - doubtfully
    - downpour
    - draw out
    - drive-through
    - emerge
    - even
    - exit
    - fancy
    - flounce
    - forward
    - genie
    - get about
    - get along
    - get away
    - get away with
    - get off
    - get out
    - go
    * * *
    vi
    1. [ir fuera] to go out;
    [venir fuera] to come out;
    ¡sal aquí fuera! come out here!;
    no pueden salir, están atrapados they can't get out, they're trapped;
    ¿salimos al jardín? shall we go out into the garden?;
    salieron al balcón they went out onto the balcony;
    salió a la puerta she came/went to the door;
    salir a escena [actor] to come/go on stage;
    salir a pasear/tomar el aire to go out for a walk/for a breath of fresh air;
    salir a hacer la compra/de compras to go shopping;
    salir de to go/come out of;
    me lo encontré al salir del cine I met him as I was coming out of the cinema;
    ¡sal de aquí! get out of here!;
    ¡sal de ahí! come out of there!;
    salimos por la escalera de incendios/la puerta trasera we left via the fire escape/through the back door;
    Fam
    porque me sale/no me sale de las narices because I damn well feel like it/damn well can't be bothered;
    muy Fam
    porque me sale/no me sale de los huevos because I bloody well feel like it/because I can't be arsed
    2. [marcharse] to leave ( para for);
    cuando salimos de Quito/del país when we left Quito/the country;
    salí de casa/del trabajo a las siete I left home/work at seven;
    ¿a qué hora o [m5] cuándo sale vuestro vuelo? when does your flight leave?;
    ¿a qué hora o [m5] cuándo sales de trabajar? what time do you leave o finish work?;
    salir corriendo to run off;
    Fam
    salir pitando to leg it;
    salir de vacaciones to go (away) on Br holiday o US vacation;
    salir de viaje to go away (on a trip)
    3. [ser novios] to go out ( con with);
    están saliendo they are going out (together);
    ¿desde cuándo llevan saliendo? how long have they been going out (together)?
    4. [ir a divertirse] to go out;
    suelo salir el fin de semana I usually go out at the weekend;
    salen mucho a cenar they eat out a lot
    5. [librarse]
    salir de la droga to get off drugs;
    Marisa ha salido de la depresión Marisa has got over o come through her depression;
    salir de la miseria to escape from poverty;
    salir de un apuro to get out of a tight spot;
    le he ayudado a salir de muchos líos I've helped him out of a lot of tricky situations;
    no sé si podremos salir de ésta I don't know how we're going to get out of this one;
    con este dinero no vamos a salir de pobres this money isn't exactly enough for us never to have to work again
    6. [desembocar] [calle, sendero, carretera]
    ¿a dónde sale esta calle? where does this street come out?
    7. [separarse]
    este anillo sale fácilmente this ring comes off easily;
    este corcho no sale this cork won't come out
    8. [resultar] to turn out;
    ha salido muy estudioso he's turned out to be very studious;
    ¿cómo salió la fiesta? how did the party go?;
    ¿qué salió en la votación? what was the result of the vote?;
    a mí me sale un total de 35.000 pesos I've got a total of 35,000 pesos, I make it 35,000 pesos in total;
    salió (como) senador por California he was elected (as) senator for California;
    salió elegida actriz del año she was voted actress of the year;
    salió herido/ileso del accidente he was/wasn't injured in the accident;
    salir premiado to be awarded a prize;
    salir bien/mal [examen, entrevista] to go well/badly;
    [plato, dibujo] to turn out well/badly;
    ¿qué tal te ha salido? how did it go?;
    me ha salido bien/mal [examen, entrevista] it went well/badly;
    [plato, dibujo] it turned out well/badly; [cuenta] I got it right/wrong;
    normalmente me sale a la primera I normally get it right first time;
    a mí la paella no me sale tan bien como a ti my paella never turns out as well as yours does;
    ¿te salen las cuentas? do all the figures tally?;
    salir ganando/perdiendo to come off well/badly
    9. [en sorteo, juego] [número, nombre] to come up;
    no me ha salido un as en toda la partida I haven't got o had a single ace in the whole game
    10. [proceder]
    salir de to come from;
    el vino sale de la uva wine comes from grapes;
    salió de él (lo de) regalarte unas flores it was his idea to get you the flowers
    11. [surgir, brotar] [luna, estrellas] to come out;
    [sol] to rise; [flores, hojas] to come out; [dientes] to come through;
    le han salido varias flores al rosal the rose bush has got several flowers now;
    le están saliendo canas he's getting grey hairs, he's going grey;
    le están saliendo los dientes her teeth are starting to come through, she's teething;
    me salen los colores con tanto cumplido all these compliments are making me blush;
    le ha salido un sarpullido en la espalda her back has come out in a rash;
    te está saliendo sangre you're bleeding;
    me ha salido un grano en la nariz I've got a spot on my nose
    12. [aparecer] [publicación, producto, modelo] to come out;
    [disco] to come out, to be released; [moda, ley] to come in; [trauma, prejuicios] to come out; [tema, asunto] to come up;
    una revista que sale los jueves a magazine that comes out on Thursdays;
    su nuevo disco saldrá al mercado en otoño her new record comes out o will be released in the autumn;
    salieron (a relucir) todos sus miedos all his fears came out;
    ¡qué bien sales en esta foto! you look great in this photo!;
    ha salido en los periódicos/en la tele it's been in the papers/on TV;
    salir de/en [en película, serie, obra de teatro] to appear as/in;
    salía de extra en “Ben-Hur” he appeared as o was an extra in “Ben-Hur”;
    salir en defensa de alguien to come to sb's defence
    13. [presentarse, ofrecerse] [ocasión, oportunidad] to turn up, to come along;
    [puesto, empleo] to come up; [problema] to arise; [contratiempo] to occur;
    le ha salido una plaza de profesor en Tegucigalpa a job has come up for him as a teacher in Tegucigalpa;
    a lo que salga, salga lo que salga whatever happens
    14. [costar]
    salimos a 20 dólares por cabeza it came to o worked out at $20 each;
    ¿por cuánto me saldría una moto de segunda mano? how much would a second-hand motorbike cost me o come to?;
    en botella te saldrá más barata la cerveza the beer works out cheaper if you buy it bottled;
    salir caro [económicamente] to be expensive;
    [por las consecuencias] to be costly
    15. [decir u obrar inesperadamente]
    nunca se sabe por dónde va a salir you never know what she's going to come out with/do next;
    el jefe sale con cada tontería… the boss comes out with some really stupid remarks;
    salió con que era un incomprendido y nadie le hacía caso he claimed he was misunderstood and that no one ever took any notice of him;
    ¿y ahora nos sales con ésas? now you tell us!
    16. [parecerse]
    salir a alguien to take after sb;
    eres un vago, en eso has salido a tu padre you're a layabout, just like your father
    17. [en juegos] to lead;
    te toca salir a ti it's your lead;
    salió con un as she led with an ace;
    salen blancas [en damas, ajedrez] white goes first
    18. [desaparecer] to come out;
    la mancha de vino no sale the wine stain won't come out
    19. Informát [instrucción] to quit, to exit;
    salir de un programa to quit o exit a program
    20.
    salir adelante [persona, empresa] to get by;
    [proyecto, propuesta, ley] to be successful;
    la familia lo está pasando muy mal para salir adelante the family is struggling to get by o to make ends meet
    * * *
    v/i
    1 leave, go out;
    salir de (ir fuera de) leave, go out of; ( venir fuera de) leave, come out of;
    salir a Avda. América come out onto Avda. América; de calle lead to Avda. América;
    salir de apuros get out of difficulties;
    salir corriendo run off;
    salir con alguien date s.o., go out with s.o.
    2 ( aparecer) appear, come out
    3
    :
    salir a bolsa float, be floated
    4 DEP en carrera start;
    salir fuera de pelota go out
    5 INFOR de programa quit, exit
    6 ( parecerse a)
    :
    salir a alguien de bebé take after s.o.
    :
    salir bien/mal turn out well/badly;
    salió caro tb fig it worked out expensive;
    salir ileso escape unharmed;
    salir perdiendo end up losing;
    salir a 1000 colones cost 1000 colons;
    a lo que salga any old how
    8
    :
    ¡ya salió aquello! fam why did you have to bring that up?;
    salir con algo fam come out with sth;
    ¿y ahora me sales con que no tienes dinero? and you’re telling me now that you don’t have any money?
    :
    el dibujo no me sale fam I can’t get this drawing right;
    no me salió el trabajo I didn’t get the job
    10
    :
    salir por alguien stand up for s.o.
    * * *
    salir {73} vi
    1) : to go out, to come out, to get out
    salimos todas las noches: we go out every night
    su libro acaba de salir: her book just came out
    2) partir: to leave, to depart
    3) aparecer: to appear
    salió en todos los diarios: it came out in all the papers
    4) : to project, to stick out
    5) : to cost, to come to
    6) resultar: to turn out, to prove
    7) : to come up, to occur
    salga lo que salga: whatever happens
    salió una oportunidad: an opportunity came up
    8)
    salir a : to take after, to look like, to resemble
    9)
    salir con : to go out with, to date
    * * *
    salir vb
    1. (en general) to go out
    2. (partir) to leave [pt. & pp. left]
    3. (aparecer) to be
    ¿por qué no sales tú en la foto? why aren't you in the photo?
    4. (publicarse) to come out [pt. came; pp. come]
    ¿cuándo sale esa revista? when does that magazine come out?
    5. (sol amanecer) to rise [pt. rose; pp. risen]
    ¿a qué hora sale el sol? what time does the sun rise?
    6. (sol verse) to come out
    7. (surgir) to get
    si me sale este trabajo... if I get this job...
    8. (resultar) to turn out / to work out
    salir perdiendo to lose out [pt. & pp. lost]

    Spanish-English dictionary > salir

  • 12 Explorador de Internet

    Ex. Internet Explorer was rated as having a slight edge at 83 per cent over Netscape Navigator at 79 per cent.
    * * *

    Ex: Internet Explorer was rated as having a slight edge at 83 per cent over Netscape Navigator at 79 per cent.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Explorador de Internet

  • 13 Internet

    f.
    the Internet.
    está en Internet it's on the Internet
    m.
    Internet, The Web, World Wide Web.
    * * *
    [inter'ne]
    * * *
    = Internet, the.
    Nota: El conjunto de todas las redes interconectadas que utilizan los protocolos TCP/IP y que surgieron a partir de ARPANet al final de los 60 y principios de los 70.
    Ex. Internet brings a new generation of information services that are the thin edge of the wedge of a radically transformative change in how people will access information.
    ----
    * accesible a través de Internet = web-compliant.
    * accesible por Internet = Internet-accessible.
    * aparato para usar Internet = Internet appliance.
    * aprendizaje a través de Internet = virtual learning.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * basado en Internet = Internet-based.
    * bibliografía de recursos en Internet = webliography.
    * colgar Algo en Internet = put (out) + Nombre + on the web.
    * compañía en Internet = dot-com [dot.com].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * creación de réplicas en Internet = mirroring.
    * directorio de Internet = Web directory.
    * edición en Internet = Web publishing.
    * en Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * escaparse de los beneficios de Internet = fall through + the net.
    * Explorador de Internet = Internet Explorer.
    * herramienta de uso de Internet = Internet appliance.
    * navegación por Internet = surfing.
    * navegador de Internet = Web browser.
    * navegar por Internet = surf + the Internet.
    * novato de Internet = newbie.
    * OPAC accesible a través de Internet = WebPac.
    * poner Algo en Internet = put (out) + Nombre + on the web.
    * portal de Internet = Web portal, Internet portal, web-based research guide.
    * por toda la Internet = Internet-wide.
    * principiante de Internet = newbie.
    * programa de acceso a Internet = browser software.
    * proveedor de servicios de Internet = Internet provider.
    * Proveedor de Servicios de Internet (ISP) = ISP (Internet Service Provider).
    * publicación en Internet = Web publishing.
    * reglas de cortesía en Internet = netiquette.
    * relacionado con Internet = Internet-related.
    * retransmisión vía Internet = webcast [web cast], cybercast [cyber cast].
    * tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
    * usuario de Internet = Internet neighbour, netizen.
    * vendedor por Internet = e-tailer.
    * * *
    [inter'ne]
    * * *
    = Internet, the.
    Nota: El conjunto de todas las redes interconectadas que utilizan los protocolos TCP/IP y que surgieron a partir de ARPANet al final de los 60 y principios de los 70.

    Ex: Internet brings a new generation of information services that are the thin edge of the wedge of a radically transformative change in how people will access information.

    * accesible a través de Internet = web-compliant.
    * accesible por Internet = Internet-accessible.
    * aparato para usar Internet = Internet appliance.
    * aprendizaje a través de Internet = virtual learning.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * basado en Internet = Internet-based.
    * bibliografía de recursos en Internet = webliography.
    * colgar Algo en Internet = put (out) + Nombre + on the web.
    * compañía en Internet = dot-com [dot.com].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * creación de réplicas en Internet = mirroring.
    * directorio de Internet = Web directory.
    * edición en Internet = Web publishing.
    * en Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * escaparse de los beneficios de Internet = fall through + the net.
    * Explorador de Internet = Internet Explorer.
    * herramienta de uso de Internet = Internet appliance.
    * navegación por Internet = surfing.
    * navegador de Internet = Web browser.
    * navegar por Internet = surf + the Internet.
    * novato de Internet = newbie.
    * OPAC accesible a través de Internet = WebPac.
    * poner Algo en Internet = put (out) + Nombre + on the web.
    * portal de Internet = Web portal, Internet portal, web-based research guide.
    * por toda la Internet = Internet-wide.
    * principiante de Internet = newbie.
    * programa de acceso a Internet = browser software.
    * proveedor de servicios de Internet = Internet provider.
    * Proveedor de Servicios de Internet (ISP) = ISP (Internet Service Provider).
    * publicación en Internet = Web publishing.
    * reglas de cortesía en Internet = netiquette.
    * relacionado con Internet = Internet-related.
    * retransmisión vía Internet = webcast [web cast], cybercast [cyber cast].
    * tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
    * usuario de Internet = Internet neighbour, netizen.
    * vendedor por Internet = e-tailer.

    * * *
    Internet, internet
    or
    Internet
    navegar por Internet to surf the Internet
    * * *

    Internet /inter'ne/ m (a veces f):

    Internet sustantivo femenino Inform Internet

    ' Internet' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conectar
    - navegante
    - internauta
    - ISP
    - proveedor
    - PSI
    English:
    bookmark
    - Internet
    - Internet server
    - net
    - ISP
    * * *
    Informát Internet;
    está en Internet it's on the Internet
    * * *
    f INFOR Internet;
    navegar por Internet surf the Net;
    en Internet on the Net
    * * *
    Internet n Internet

    Spanish-English dictionary > Internet

  • 14 Navegador de Nestcape

    Ex. Internet Explorer was rated as having a slight edge at 83 per cent over Netscape Navigator at 79 per cent.
    * * *

    Ex: Internet Explorer was rated as having a slight edge at 83 per cent over Netscape Navigator at 79 per cent.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Navegador de Nestcape

  • 15 Salton

    adj.
    bulging, protruding.
    m.
    garfish, garpike, Belone belone.
    * * *
    1 (que salta) jumping, hopping
    2 (que sobresale) prominent
    3 (ojos) bulging
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=prominente) [ojos] bulging; [dientes] protruding
    2) LAm (=poco hecho) undercooked, half-cooked
    2.
    * * *
    - tona adjetivo
    1) < ojos> bulging
    2) (Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary, jumpy
    * * *
    ----
    * fórmula del coseno de Salton = Salton's cosine formula.
    * * *
    - tona adjetivo
    1) < ojos> bulging
    2) (Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary, jumpy
    * * *
    * fórmula del coseno de Salton = Salton's cosine formula.
    * * *
    A ‹ojos› bulging
    B ( Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary
    acepté medio saltona su invitación I accepted his invitation rather warily o cautiously
    se ha puesto saltón he's wary o jumpy o on edge
    * * *

    saltón
    ◊ - tona adjetivo ‹ ojos bulging

    saltón,-ona adjetivo prominent
    ojos saltones, bulging eyes

    ' saltón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    saltona
    English:
    bulge
    * * *
    saltón, -ona adj
    1. [ojos] bulging;
    dientes saltones buckteeth
    2. Chile, Col [medio crudo] half-cooked
    * * *
    adj
    :
    ojos saltones bulging eyes
    * * *
    saltón, - tona adj, mpl saltones : bulging, protruding

    Spanish-English dictionary > Salton

  • 16 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
    Ex. The library has stayed on the cutting edge of technology.
    Ex. Academic libraries have been on the leading edge in the provision of services, navigation aids, and user training for the Internet = Las bibliotecas académicas han estado a la vanguardia de la provisión de servicios, herramientas de navegación y formación de usuarios de Internet.
    Ex. The article 'A charmed brew: document delivery and collection in the fast lane' examines the implications of the proliferation of document delivery services and types of access available for librarians.
    Ex. The article ' On the fast track or the road to nowhere' points to the growing practice of subsuming public libraries into larger departments headed by non-librarians = El artículo " A la vanguardia o en un camino sin rumbo" pone de manifiesto la costumbre cada vez más frecuente de incluir las bibliotecas públicas dentro de órganismos más grandes dirigidos por personal no bibliotecario.
    Ex. This process is likely to be doomed in a discipline at the leading edge of the changes of the information society.
    Ex. We will talk about four trends on the bleeding edge that are shaping the fast moving e-conomy.
    * * *
    = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge

    Ex: The library has stayed on the cutting edge of technology.

    Ex: Academic libraries have been on the leading edge in the provision of services, navigation aids, and user training for the Internet = Las bibliotecas académicas han estado a la vanguardia de la provisión de servicios, herramientas de navegación y formación de usuarios de Internet.
    Ex: The article 'A charmed brew: document delivery and collection in the fast lane' examines the implications of the proliferation of document delivery services and types of access available for librarians.
    Ex: The article ' On the fast track or the road to nowhere' points to the growing practice of subsuming public libraries into larger departments headed by non-librarians = El artículo " A la vanguardia o en un camino sin rumbo" pone de manifiesto la costumbre cada vez más frecuente de incluir las bibliotecas públicas dentro de órganismos más grandes dirigidos por personal no bibliotecario.
    Ex: This process is likely to be doomed in a discipline at the leading edge of the changes of the information society.
    Ex: We will talk about four trends on the bleeding edge that are shaping the fast moving e-conomy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la vanguardia

  • 17 a nivel nacional

    = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide]
    Ex. Mr. Berman and many others of you can speak far more authoritatively than I about how LC copy is distributed nationally in the form of MARC records, cards, and so forth, and about networking.
    Ex. LANs help organizations gain a competitive edge, both domestically and internationally.
    Ex. Countrywide there are many examples of local and regional cooperation among other universities and higher education institutions generally.
    * * *
    = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide]

    Ex: Mr. Berman and many others of you can speak far more authoritatively than I about how LC copy is distributed nationally in the form of MARC records, cards, and so forth, and about networking.

    Ex: LANs help organizations gain a competitive edge, both domestically and internationally.
    Ex: Countrywide there are many examples of local and regional cooperation among other universities and higher education institutions generally.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a nivel nacional

  • 18 a ras de

    (on a) level with
    * * *
    Ex. The text must be single-spaced and must be flush with the left margin.
    * * *

    Ex: The text must be single-spaced and must be flush with the left margin.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ras de

  • 19 abismo

    m.
    1 abyss.
    estar al borde del abismo (figurative) to be on the brink of ruin o disaster
    2 gulf (diferencia).
    entre su sueldo y el mío hay un abismo there's a huge difference between our salaries
    3 hole, empty space, abyss.
    4 enormous difference, big difference.
    5 inferno.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: abismar.
    * * *
    1 abyss
    \
    estar al borde del abismo figurado to be on the brink of ruin
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=sima) abyss, chasm
    2) (=profundidad) depth(s); (Rel) hell
    * * *
    masculino abyss
    * * *
    = chasm, abyss.
    Ex. Denying funding for electronic dissemination will create an unbridgeable chasm between those with the resources to buy information products and those without.
    Ex. By insisting on open Internet access, regardless of age, the ALA is sending children into an 'information abyss' that will result in confusion, frustration, and poor research skills.
    * * *
    masculino abyss
    * * *
    = chasm, abyss.

    Ex: Denying funding for electronic dissemination will create an unbridgeable chasm between those with the resources to buy information products and those without.

    Ex: By insisting on open Internet access, regardless of age, the ALA is sending children into an 'information abyss' that will result in confusion, frustration, and poor research skills.

    * * *
    abyss
    al borde del abismo on the edge of the abyss
    el abismo que existe entre el ejército y el pueblo the gulf which exists between the army and the people
    entre la teoría y la práctica hay un abismo there is a world of difference between theory and practice
    * * *

    Del verbo abismar: ( conjugate abismar)

    abismo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    abismó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    abismar    
    abismo
    abismo sustantivo masculino
    abyss;

    abismar vtr LAm to amaze
    abismo sustantivo masculino
    1 abyss: entre el carácter de tu hermano y el de tu madre media un abismo, your mother and brother's characters are about as dissimilar as they possibly could be
    ♦ Locuciones: figurado estar al borde del abismo, to be on the brink of ruin
    figurado salvar el abismo, to bridge the gulf

    ' abismo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    abyss
    - chasm
    - gape
    - gulf
    - yawning
    * * *
    abismo nm
    1. [profundidad] abyss;
    Fig
    estar al borde del abismo to be on the brink of ruin o disaster
    2. [diferencia] gulf;
    entre su sueldo y el mío hay un abismo there's a huge difference between our salaries
    * * *
    m abyss; fig
    gulf;
    estar al borde del abismo be staring into the abyss
    * * *
    abismo nm
    : abyss, chasm
    al borde del abismo: on the brink of ruin

    Spanish-English dictionary > abismo

  • 20 abrirse paso

    v.
    1 to make way for oneself, to break through, to edge one's way, to force one's way.
    Ella se abre paso con tenacidad She makes way for herself tenaciously.
    2 to get one's way paved.
    Se nos abre paso We get our way paved.
    3 to break forth, to push forward, to break through.
    * * *
    to force one's way through
    * * *
    (v.) = jostle, break through, elbow + Posesivo + way into, elbow into
    Ex. In the case of flax the Library of Congress does not provide an enumerated division and so books on flax spinning must jostle in alphabetic order with books on other aspects of flax = En el caso del lino la Biblioteca del Congreso no proporciona una división enumerada por lo que los libros sobre el hilado del lino deben competir en la ordenación alfabética con otros libros que tratan sobre diferentes aspectos del lino.
    Ex. Is there a glass ceiling for librarians? If so, what's the best way to break through it?.
    Ex. In her view, it is high time for the plays by this versatile and prolific dramatist to begin elbowing their way into the American repertoire.
    Ex. More and more companies are already elbowing into this fledgling but potentially lucrative industry.
    * * *
    (v.) = jostle, break through, elbow + Posesivo + way into, elbow into

    Ex: In the case of flax the Library of Congress does not provide an enumerated division and so books on flax spinning must jostle in alphabetic order with books on other aspects of flax = En el caso del lino la Biblioteca del Congreso no proporciona una división enumerada por lo que los libros sobre el hilado del lino deben competir en la ordenación alfabética con otros libros que tratan sobre diferentes aspectos del lino.

    Ex: Is there a glass ceiling for librarians? If so, what's the best way to break through it?.
    Ex: In her view, it is high time for the plays by this versatile and prolific dramatist to begin elbowing their way into the American repertoire.
    Ex: More and more companies are already elbowing into this fledgling but potentially lucrative industry.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrirse paso

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