Traducción: de espanol

shifts

  • 1 a tiempo

    adv.
    on time, in time, in good time, on schedule.
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    = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time
    Ex. There was no dependable way to ensure that the recipient actually received the message in timely fashion.
    Ex. If a document is returned on time, the charge-out record is removed from the circulation file and from the borrower's record.
    Ex. Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
    Ex. The State, as producer, is deficient in producing sufficient copies to meet demand, ensuring timely distribution, and providing efficient bibliographic control.
    Ex. The project shifts the paradigm for information services in support of research from a 'just in case' collection centred approach to 'just in time' service oriented operation.
    Ex. 'A Hospital Trip' is about Joe's stay in the hospital after he cuts his ankle on a sharp corner of a rusty old car hood and does not tell his mother about it in time to prevent infection.
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    = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time

    Ex: There was no dependable way to ensure that the recipient actually received the message in timely fashion.

    Ex: If a document is returned on time, the charge-out record is removed from the circulation file and from the borrower's record.
    Ex: Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
    Ex: The State, as producer, is deficient in producing sufficient copies to meet demand, ensuring timely distribution, and providing efficient bibliographic control.
    Ex: The project shifts the paradigm for information services in support of research from a 'just in case' collection centred approach to 'just in time' service oriented operation.
    Ex: 'A Hospital Trip' is about Joe's stay in the hospital after he cuts his ankle on a sharp corner of a rusty old car hood and does not tell his mother about it in time to prevent infection.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a tiempo

  • 2 abrasador

    adj.
    scorching, burning, ardent, hot.
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    1 burning, scorching
    2 figurado consuming
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    - dora adjetivo burning (before n)
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    = burning, searing, blistering, scorching, baking hot, sultry [sultrier -comp., sultriest -sup.], torrid.
    Ex. A choking emotion, partly made up of incredulity and in part a burning resentment filled Drew Pope.
    Ex. His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    Ex. The best place to be on a blistering day is in the shade.
    Ex. It is widely known that black robes help the Bedouins to keep cool in the scorching heat of the desert.
    Ex. He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex. The day was sultry, and some of the party, being parched with thirst, left the line of march, and scrambled down the bank of the river to drink.
    Ex. The impression in England was that Queensland was a torrid place, not suitable for white occupation, and very thinly occupied, mostly by blacks.
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    * calor abrasador = scorching heat, blistering heat, torrid heat.
    * día abrasador = scorcher.
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    - dora adjetivo burning (before n)
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    = burning, searing, blistering, scorching, baking hot, sultry [sultrier -comp., sultriest -sup.], torrid.

    Ex: A choking emotion, partly made up of incredulity and in part a burning resentment filled Drew Pope.

    Ex: His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    Ex: The best place to be on a blistering day is in the shade.
    Ex: It is widely known that black robes help the Bedouins to keep cool in the scorching heat of the desert.
    Ex: He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex: The day was sultry, and some of the party, being parched with thirst, left the line of march, and scrambled down the bank of the river to drink.
    Ex: The impression in England was that Queensland was a torrid place, not suitable for white occupation, and very thinly occupied, mostly by blacks.
    * calor abrasador = scorching heat, blistering heat, torrid heat.
    * día abrasador = scorcher.

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    burning ( before n)
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    abrasador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    burning ( before n)
    abrasador,-ora adjetivo scorching

    ' abrasador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abrasadora
    English:
    blistering
    - burning
    - scorching
    - fiery
    - withering
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    abrasador, -ora adj
    burning;
    pasión abrasadora burning passion
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    adj scorching, burning
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    abrasador, - dora adj
    : burning, scorching

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrasador

  • 3 achicharrando

    = baking hot, piping hot.
    Ex. He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex. The monks then add milk and salt to taste and piping hot Tibetan tea is ready to serve.
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    = baking hot, piping hot.

    Ex: He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.

    Ex: The monks then add milk and salt to taste and piping hot Tibetan tea is ready to serve.

    Spanish-English dictionary > achicharrando

  • 4 achicharrante

    adj.
    1 boiling (calor, sol).
    2 burning, roasting, burning-hot, scorching.
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    1 burning, scorching, searing, sweltering
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    ADJ
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    adjetivo (fam) < sol> scorching
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    = scorching, baking hot, piping hot.
    Ex. It is widely known that black robes help the Bedouins to keep cool in the scorching heat of the desert.
    Ex. He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex. The monks then add milk and salt to taste and piping hot Tibetan tea is ready to serve.
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    * calor achicharrante = scorching heat, blistering heat.
    * * *
    adjetivo (fam) < sol> scorching
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    = scorching, baking hot, piping hot.

    Ex: It is widely known that black robes help the Bedouins to keep cool in the scorching heat of the desert.

    Ex: He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex: The monks then add milk and salt to taste and piping hot Tibetan tea is ready to serve.
    * calor achicharrante = scorching heat, blistering heat.

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    ‹sol› scorching
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    achicharrante adjetivo (fam) ‹ sol scorching;


    ' achicharrante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    bake
    - roasting
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    [calor, sol] boiling, roasting

    Spanish-English dictionary > achicharrante

  • 5 ardiente

    adj.
    1 burning.
    2 ardent, burning, hot, aflame.
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    1 (encendido) burning, hot, scalding
    2 figurado (intenso) passionate, ardent; (fervoroso) eager
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    adj.
    1) ardent, passionate
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    ADJ
    1) (=que quema) burning; (=que brilla) [color] blazing; [flor] bright red
    2) [deseo, interés] burning; [amor] ardent, passionate; [aficionado] passionate; [partidario] fervent, ardent
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    adjetivo < defensor> ardent; < deseo> ardent, burning; < amante> passionate
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    = ardent, burning, fiery [fierier -comp., fieriest -sup.], baking hot, piping hot, red-blooded, torrid.
    Ex. Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
    Ex. A choking emotion, partly made up of incredulity and in part a burning resentment filled Drew Pope.
    Ex. In the end, his crude language and fiery personality limited him to the role of redneck poltergeist.
    Ex. He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex. The monks then add milk and salt to taste and piping hot Tibetan tea is ready to serve.
    Ex. What's the ordinary response if you're a red-blooded American consumer? I mean, you scream like hell and run to the store and demand your money back.
    Ex. He says he wants to have a torrid affair because he's too busy to commit to a proper relationship!.
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    * capilla ardiente = funeral chapel, chapel of rest.
    * zarza ardiente, la = burning bush, the.
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    adjetivo < defensor> ardent; < deseo> ardent, burning; < amante> passionate
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    = ardent, burning, fiery [fierier -comp., fieriest -sup.], baking hot, piping hot, red-blooded, torrid.

    Ex: Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.

    Ex: A choking emotion, partly made up of incredulity and in part a burning resentment filled Drew Pope.
    Ex: In the end, his crude language and fiery personality limited him to the role of redneck poltergeist.
    Ex: He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex: The monks then add milk and salt to taste and piping hot Tibetan tea is ready to serve.
    Ex: What's the ordinary response if you're a red-blooded American consumer? I mean, you scream like hell and run to the store and demand your money back.
    Ex: He says he wants to have a torrid affair because he's too busy to commit to a proper relationship!.
    * capilla ardiente = funeral chapel, chapel of rest.
    * zarza ardiente, la = burning bush, the.

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    ‹defensor/partidario› ardent; ‹deseo› ardent, burning; ‹amante› passionate, ardent ( liter)
    una ardiente defensa de los derechos humanos an impassioned defense of human rights
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    ardiente adjetivo ‹ defensor ardent;
    deseo ardent, burning;
    amante passionate
    ardiente adjetivo
    1 (encendido, vivo) burning
    capilla ardiente, chapel of rest, funeral chapel
    2 fig (apasionado, fervoroso) passionate
    ' ardiente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    capilla
    English:
    ardent
    - dedicated
    - fervent
    - fiery
    - intense
    - red-hot
    - state
    - burning
    - passionate
    - spirited
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    1. [en llamas] burning;
    [líquido] scalding
    2. [ferviente] [deseo] burning;
    [admirador, defensor] ardent;
    un ardiente discurso a passionate speech
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    adj
    1 persona, amor passionate; defensor ardent
    2 bebida scalding
    * * *
    1) : burning
    2) : ardent, passionate

    Spanish-English dictionary > ardiente

  • 6 arreglarse

    1 (componerse) to get ready, dress up; (cabello) to do
    2 (solucionarse) to get sorted out, work out; (pareja) to get back together again
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    VPR
    1) (=acicalarse) to get o.s. ready; [+ pelo, manos] to do

    arreglarse la bocato get one's teeth seen to

    arreglarse la corbatato adjust one's tie

    arreglarse el pelo[uno mismo] to fix one's hair; [en peluquería] to have one's hair done

    2) (=ponerse de acuerdo) to come to an agreement

    arreglarse a algo — to conform to sth

    arreglarse con algn, me he arreglado con ella para cambiar los turnos — I've arranged to swap shifts with her

    3) [novios] (=reconciliarse) to make up; (=empezar a salir) to start courting

    estuvieron un tiempo peleados, pero ya se han arreglado — they fell out for a while, but now they've made (it) up

    4) (=mejorarse) to improve

    si el tiempo se arregla, iremos a la playa — if the weather improves we'll go to the beach

    5) (=apañarse) to manage

    con este dinero me arregloI can get by o I can manage on this money

    arreglarse con/ sin algo — to manage with/without sth

    ¿cómo os arregláis sin el coche? — how do you manage without the car?

    para comer me arreglo con un bocadillo — at lunch, I make do with a sandwich, I manage on a sandwich for lunch

    ¿cómo te las arreglas para trabajar tanto y no cansarte? — how do you manage to work so hard and not get tired?

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    (v.) = get + ready
    Ex. For ages men have known that women take forever to get ready and now there is proof.
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    (v.) = get + ready

    Ex: For ages men have known that women take forever to get ready and now there is proof.

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    ■arreglarse verbo reflexivo
    1 (ponerse elegante) to get ready
    2 (reconciliarse) to make up
    ♦ Locuciones: arréglatelas como puedas, sort it out as best you can
    ' arreglarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aderezarse
    - pasar
    - acomodar
    - apañar
    - arreglar
    - asear
    - uña
    English:
    do
    - smarten up
    - manage
    - pedicure
    - preen
    - ready
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    vpr
    1. [asunto, problema] to sort itself out;
    no llores, todo se arreglará don't cry, it'll all sort itself out o work out in the end
    2. [tiempo] to improve, to get better;
    si se arregla el día saldremos de excursión if the weather improves o gets better we can go on a trip somewhere
    3. [apañarse] to make do ( con algo with sth);
    es muy austero, con poca cosa se arregla he's very austere, he makes do with very little;
    no me prepares nada especial, me arreglo con un café don't make anything special for me, a coffee will do fine;
    arreglárselas (para hacer algo) to manage (to do sth);
    nos las arreglamos como pudimos we did the best we could;
    ¡arréglatelas como puedas! that's your problem!;
    siempre se las arregla para conseguir lo que quiere she always manages to get what she wants;
    no sé cómo te las arreglas para perder siempre I don't know how you always manage to lose
    4. [acicalarse] to smarten up;
    no he tenido tiempo para arreglarme I didn't have time to get ready;
    se pasa la mañana arreglándose she spends all morning doing herself up
    5. RP Fam [amigarse] to make up;
    ¿no estaban peleadas? -- sí, pero ya nos arreglamos hadn't you fallen out? -- yes, but we've made up now
    6. RP Fam [empezar a salir] to start going out;
    hace dos meses que nos arreglamos we started going out two months ago
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    v/r
    1 get (o.s.) ready
    2 de problema get sorted out;
    ¡todo se arreglará! everything will work out
    3
    :
    el tiempo se arregla it’s clearing up
    4 ( apañarse) manage;
    ¡arréglate como puedas! you’ll just have to manage!, you’ll just have to sort something out!;
    arreglarse con algo get by with sth, make do with sth
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    vr
    1) : to get dressed (up)
    arreglarse el pelo: to get one's hair done
    2)
    arreglárselas fam : to get by, to manage
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    1. (persona) to get ready
    2. (apañarse) to manage / to get by
    3. (solucionarse) to work out
    arreglárselas to manage / to cope

    Spanish-English dictionary > arreglarse

  • 7 asentimiento con la cabeza

    (v.) = head-nod [head nod], nodding assent, nod
    Ex. It has been discovered that head-nods, gaze-shifts, physical posture, and most of all facial expression, do make up in fact a patterned body-language.
    Ex. His listeners looked around at each other and acknowledged the verity of his statement by nodding assents.
    Ex. The other woman nodded, smiling slightly, and began to make concentric circles on a pad of paper.
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    (v.) = head-nod [head nod], nodding assent, nod

    Ex: It has been discovered that head-nods, gaze-shifts, physical posture, and most of all facial expression, do make up in fact a patterned body-language.

    Ex: His listeners looked around at each other and acknowledged the verity of his statement by nodding assents.
    Ex: The other woman nodded, smiling slightly, and began to make concentric circles on a pad of paper.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asentimiento con la cabeza

  • 8 cama plegable

    f.
    1 folding bed, camp bed, cot, rollaway bed.
    2 put-you-up.
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    (n.) = camp bed, cot
    Ex. He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex. When you go there and see people sleeping in cots in the hallway, it is clear that these are inhumane conditions.
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    (n.) = camp bed, cot

    Ex: He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.

    Ex: When you go there and see people sleeping in cots in the hallway, it is clear that these are inhumane conditions.

    * * *
    folding bed

    Spanish-English dictionary > cama plegable

  • 9 cambiar

    v.
    cambiar de to change
    cambiar de casa to move (house)
    cambiar de trabajo to move o change jobs
    María cambió la enagua y se ve bien Mary changed the skirt and it looks nice.
    El dolor cambió a Pedro Grief changed Peter.
    María cambió los tragos Mary changed the drinks.
    2 to change gear (automobiles) (de marchas).
    3 to exchange, to barter, to switch, to change.
    María cambió la enagua y se ve bien Mary changed the skirt and it looks nice.
    El dolor cambió a Pedro Grief changed Peter.
    María cambió los tragos Mary changed the drinks.
    Ella cambió lugares con la mesera She exchanged places with the waitress.
    Todo cambia Everything changes.
    4 to get change.
    Ricardo cambió para el teléfono Richard got change for the phone.
    5 to change on.
    Me cambió toda la perspectiva The whole perspective changed on me.
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    (unstressed i)
    Present Indicative
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperative
    cambia (tú), cambie (él/Vd.), cambiemos (nos.), cambiad (vos.), cambien (ellos/Vds.).
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    verb
    2) exchange, swap
    3) move
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    1. VT
    1) (=modificar) to change
    2) (=intercambiar) to exchange, swap *

    te cambio el rotulador verde por el rojo — I'll exchange my green pen for that red one, I'll swap you the green pen for the red one *

    ¿me cambias el sitio? — can we change places?, can we swap places? *

    3) (=reemplazar) to change

    ¿les has cambiado el agua a los peces? — have you changed the water in the fish tank?

    ¿me lo puede cambiar por otra talla? — could I change o exchange this for another size?

    4) (=trasladar) to move
    5) (Econ, Com) to change

    tengo que cambiar 800 euros en o LAm a libras — I have to change 800 euros into pounds

    ¿tienes para cambiarme 50 euros? — have you got change for a 50-euro note?

    2. VI
    1) (=volverse diferente) [persona, situación] to change; [voz] to break

    si es así, la cosa cambia — if it's true, that changes things, well that's a different story then

    2)

    cambiar de[+ actitud, canal, dirección] to change; [+ casa] to move

    cuando no le interesa algo, cambia de tema — whenever he isn't interested in something, he changes the subject

    cambiar de dueñoto change hands

    cambiar de idea u opiniónto change one's mind

    cambiar para mejor/peor — to change for the better/worse

    camisa 1), tercio 2)
    3) (Transportes) to change
    4) (Radio)

    ¡cambio! — over!

    ¡cambio y corto!, ¡cambio y fuera! — over and out!

    3.
    See:
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    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (alterar, modificar) <horario/imagen/persona> to change
    b) (de lugar, posición)

    cambiar algo/a alguien DE algo: cambiar los muebles de lugar to move the furniture around; nos van a cambiar de oficina they're going to move us to another office; cambié las flores de florero — I put the flowers in a different vase

    c) ( reemplazar) <pieza/fecha/sábanas> to change
    d) <niño/bebé> to change
    2) ( canjear) <sellos/estampas> to swap, to trade (esp AmE); < compra> to exchange, change

    si no le queda bien lo puede cambiar — if it doesn't fit, you can exchange o change it

    cambiar algo por algo<sellos/estampas> to swap o (esp AmE) trade something for something; < compra> to exchange o change something for something

    te cambio este libro por tu plumaI'll swap you o trade this book for your pen

    cambiarle algo a alguien: ¿quieres que te cambie el lugar? — do you want me to swap o change places with you?

    3) (Fin) to change

    ¿me puedes cambiar este billete? — can you change this bill (AmE) o (BrE) note for me?

    cambiar algo a or (Esp) en algo — to change something into something

    cambié 100 libras a or (Esp) en dólares — I changed 100 pounds into dollars

    2.
    1)
    a) ciudad/persona ( alterarse) to change

    cambiar para peor/mejor — to change for the worse/better

    está/lo noto muy cambiado — he's changed/he seems to have changed a lot

    así la cosa cambia — oh well, that's different

    b) (Auto) to change gear
    c) ( hacer transbordo) to change

    cambio y corto or fuera — over and out

    2) cambiar de to change

    cambiar de idea or opinión — to change one's mind

    3.
    cambiarse v pron
    a) (refl) ( de ropa) to change, to get changed
    b) (refl) <camisa/nombre/peinado> to change

    ¿te cambiaste los calcetines? — did you change your socks?

    c)
    d) (recípr) <sellos/estampas> to swap, to trade (esp AmE)
    e) cambiarse de to change
    f) (CS) ( mudarse de casa) to move
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    = alter, change, reshape [re-shape], reverse, revolutionise [revolutionize, -USA], shift, turn into, undergo + transformation, amend, redraw [re-draw], swing, morph, reengineer [re-engineer], metamorphose, refashion, move along, reschedule, convert, take + a turn, turn + Nombre + (a)round, shunt between, switch.
    Ex. Even the same collection some years on will have altered, and the device, in order to remain effective, must evolve in keeping with the development of the collection.
    Ex. A scheme should permit changes in terminology as subjects change their names.
    Ex. I do not think I am alone in believing there is a need for significant change, for reshaping our educational programs as well as our institutional goals and philosophies.
    Ex. Entry of the number '11' reverses the present blacklisting status.
    Ex. It was pointed out that the practices of the profession were not being totally revolutionized overnight.
    Ex. In general, then, a post-co-ordinate index is simpler to produce than a pre-co-ordinate index, because it shifts the responsibility for co-ordination of index terms to the searcher.
    Ex. But the incompleteness of information can be turned into an asset by challenging students to specify what additional information they would like and how they would attempt to get it.
    Ex. This is because names of women authors frequently undergo transformations as a result of marriage and divorce; political jurisdictions also are annexed or gain independence and sometimes a new name; etc.
    Ex. This article shows how to amend and cancel orders and how to arrange delivery by telefacsimile.
    Ex. the Internet has fundamentally redrawn the way in which people can organize themselves.
    Ex. The article has the title 'The pendulum swings to the right: censorship in the eighties'.
    Ex. The librarians have the capabilities to morph sucessfully to keep in sync, so to speak, with the new technologies.
    Ex. Libraries in general, and the corporate library in particular, must reengineer to take their rightful place in the new age.
    Ex. Each of these three standards metamorphosed and had an impact far beyond the anticipation of all but the most far-sighted.
    Ex. The basic thesis of the book under review is that throughout his career Rembrandt restlessly fashioned and refashioned his self.
    Ex. As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex. The 2005 second edition originally slated for 4th of May 2005 has been rescheduled for 2-4 August 2005.
    Ex. All listings for the final thesaurus must be converted to the format appropriate for typing, printing or input to a computer data base.
    Ex. All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex. When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex. Till then, he will continue living out of a suitcase and shunt between the two continents.
    Ex. Role reversal seeks to answer some of these questions by having ordinary men and women switch genders for a month.
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    * actitud + cambiar = attitude + go.
    * ansias de cambiar de sitio = itchy feet.
    * cambiando = a-changing.
    * cambiando de asunto = on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * cambiando de tema = on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * cambiar a = switch over, switch to, transmute into, move to, change over to.
    * cambiar a la situación anterior = reverse.
    * cambiar Algo en Otra Cosa = turn + Nombre + into.
    * cambiar Algo para bien = turn + Nombre + into a good thing.
    * cambiar con el paso del tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar con el tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar con el transcurso del tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar de... a... = switch from... to....
    * cambiar de actitud = change + attitude.
    * cambiar de aire = move on to + pastures new.
    * cambiar de aires = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de ambiente = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de cantinela = change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de cara = arrange + countenance.
    * cambiar de dueño = change + hands.
    * cambiar de entorno = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de estrategia = change + tack.
    * cambiar de fondos = turn over.
    * cambiar de forma = shape-shift.
    * cambiar de forma de vivir = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * cambiar de formato = reformat [re-format].
    * cambiar de lugar = relocate, resite [re-site].
    * cambiar de manos = change + hands.
    * cambiar de marcha = gear.
    * cambiar de nuevo al estado anterior = change back.
    * cambiar de opinión = change + Posesivo + mind, change + feet, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de opinión a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de orientación = reposition [re-position].
    * cambiar de parecer = change + Posesivo + mind, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de parecer a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de política a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de posición = transpose, reposition [re-position].
    * cambiar de postura = reconsider + position.
    * cambiar de propietario = change + hands.
    * cambiar de proveedor = churn.
    * cambiar de residencia = relocate.
    * cambiar de rumbo = branch off + on a side trail, change + tack.
    * cambiar de servicio = churn.
    * cambiar de sitio = shuffle.
    * cambiar de táctica = change + tack.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = change from + time to time, vary + from time to time.
    * cambiar de velocidad = gear.
    * cambiar dirección = change + direction.
    * cambiar el decorado = change + the scenery.
    * cambiar el énfasis = shift + focus, shift + emphasis.
    * cambiar el paisaje = change + the scenery.
    * cambiar el precio = reprice.
    * cambiar el ritmo = change + the pace.
    * cambiar el techo de un edificio = re-roof.
    * cambiar el título = retitle.
    * cambiar el tono = modulate.
    * cambiar la instalación eléctrica = rewire.
    * cambiar las cosas desde dentro = change + things from the inside.
    * cambiar las espadas por arados = turn + swords into ploughshares.
    * cambiar la situación = change + the course of events.
    * cambiar las prioridades de... a... = shift + emphasis from... to....
    * cambiar las tornas = turn + the tables (on).
    * cambiar la vida = change + life.
    * cambiarle el agua al canario = pee, take + a leak, have + a leak.
    * cambiar lo acontencido = change + the course of events.
    * cambiar marchas = shift + gears.
    * cambiar para bien = change for + the better.
    * cambiar para mejor = change for + the better.
    * cambiar + Posesivo + vida = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * cambiar radicalmente de postura = do + an about-face.
    * cambiar rápidamente = jump.
    * cambiarse de casa = move + house.
    * cambiarse de ropa = change.
    * cambiarse rápidamente = slip into + Posesivo + clothes.
    * cambiar tanto que resulta irreconocible = change + beyond (all) recognition.
    * cambiar velocidades = gear.
    * cosas + cambiar inesperadamente = things + take a turn for the unexpected.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * habitación para cambiar bebés = baby changing room.
    * hacer cambiar = swing + Persona.
    * hacer cambiar las cosas = turn + the tide on.
    * las cosas + cambiar = pendulum + swing.
    * la suerte + cambiar = the tide + turn.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * que cambia con el tiempo = ever-changing [ever changing], time-variant, ever-shifting.
    * que cambia la vida = life-changing, life-altering.
    * que se puede cambiar de tamaño = resizeable [re-sizeable].
    * sala para cambiar bebés = baby changing room.
    * situación + cambiar = tide + turn.
    * vida + cambiar por completo = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (alterar, modificar) <horario/imagen/persona> to change
    b) (de lugar, posición)

    cambiar algo/a alguien DE algo: cambiar los muebles de lugar to move the furniture around; nos van a cambiar de oficina they're going to move us to another office; cambié las flores de florero — I put the flowers in a different vase

    c) ( reemplazar) <pieza/fecha/sábanas> to change
    d) <niño/bebé> to change
    2) ( canjear) <sellos/estampas> to swap, to trade (esp AmE); < compra> to exchange, change

    si no le queda bien lo puede cambiar — if it doesn't fit, you can exchange o change it

    cambiar algo por algo<sellos/estampas> to swap o (esp AmE) trade something for something; < compra> to exchange o change something for something

    te cambio este libro por tu plumaI'll swap you o trade this book for your pen

    cambiarle algo a alguien: ¿quieres que te cambie el lugar? — do you want me to swap o change places with you?

    3) (Fin) to change

    ¿me puedes cambiar este billete? — can you change this bill (AmE) o (BrE) note for me?

    cambiar algo a or (Esp) en algo — to change something into something

    cambié 100 libras a or (Esp) en dólares — I changed 100 pounds into dollars

    2.
    1)
    a) ciudad/persona ( alterarse) to change

    cambiar para peor/mejor — to change for the worse/better

    está/lo noto muy cambiado — he's changed/he seems to have changed a lot

    así la cosa cambia — oh well, that's different

    b) (Auto) to change gear
    c) ( hacer transbordo) to change

    cambio y corto or fuera — over and out

    2) cambiar de to change

    cambiar de idea or opinión — to change one's mind

    3.
    cambiarse v pron
    a) (refl) ( de ropa) to change, to get changed
    b) (refl) <camisa/nombre/peinado> to change

    ¿te cambiaste los calcetines? — did you change your socks?

    c)
    d) (recípr) <sellos/estampas> to swap, to trade (esp AmE)
    e) cambiarse de to change
    f) (CS) ( mudarse de casa) to move
    * * *
    = alter, change, reshape [re-shape], reverse, revolutionise [revolutionize, -USA], shift, turn into, undergo + transformation, amend, redraw [re-draw], swing, morph, reengineer [re-engineer], metamorphose, refashion, move along, reschedule, convert, take + a turn, turn + Nombre + (a)round, shunt between, switch.

    Ex: Even the same collection some years on will have altered, and the device, in order to remain effective, must evolve in keeping with the development of the collection.

    Ex: A scheme should permit changes in terminology as subjects change their names.
    Ex: I do not think I am alone in believing there is a need for significant change, for reshaping our educational programs as well as our institutional goals and philosophies.
    Ex: Entry of the number '11' reverses the present blacklisting status.
    Ex: It was pointed out that the practices of the profession were not being totally revolutionized overnight.
    Ex: In general, then, a post-co-ordinate index is simpler to produce than a pre-co-ordinate index, because it shifts the responsibility for co-ordination of index terms to the searcher.
    Ex: But the incompleteness of information can be turned into an asset by challenging students to specify what additional information they would like and how they would attempt to get it.
    Ex: This is because names of women authors frequently undergo transformations as a result of marriage and divorce; political jurisdictions also are annexed or gain independence and sometimes a new name; etc.
    Ex: This article shows how to amend and cancel orders and how to arrange delivery by telefacsimile.
    Ex: the Internet has fundamentally redrawn the way in which people can organize themselves.
    Ex: The article has the title 'The pendulum swings to the right: censorship in the eighties'.
    Ex: The librarians have the capabilities to morph sucessfully to keep in sync, so to speak, with the new technologies.
    Ex: Libraries in general, and the corporate library in particular, must reengineer to take their rightful place in the new age.
    Ex: Each of these three standards metamorphosed and had an impact far beyond the anticipation of all but the most far-sighted.
    Ex: The basic thesis of the book under review is that throughout his career Rembrandt restlessly fashioned and refashioned his self.
    Ex: As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex: The 2005 second edition originally slated for 4th of May 2005 has been rescheduled for 2-4 August 2005.
    Ex: All listings for the final thesaurus must be converted to the format appropriate for typing, printing or input to a computer data base.
    Ex: All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: Till then, he will continue living out of a suitcase and shunt between the two continents.
    Ex: Role reversal seeks to answer some of these questions by having ordinary men and women switch genders for a month.
    * actitud + cambiar = attitude + go.
    * ansias de cambiar de sitio = itchy feet.
    * cambiando = a-changing.
    * cambiando de asunto = on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * cambiando de tema = on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * cambiar a = switch over, switch to, transmute into, move to, change over to.
    * cambiar a la situación anterior = reverse.
    * cambiar Algo en Otra Cosa = turn + Nombre + into.
    * cambiar Algo para bien = turn + Nombre + into a good thing.
    * cambiar con el paso del tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar con el tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar con el transcurso del tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar de... a... = switch from... to....
    * cambiar de actitud = change + attitude.
    * cambiar de aire = move on to + pastures new.
    * cambiar de aires = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de ambiente = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de cantinela = change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de cara = arrange + countenance.
    * cambiar de dueño = change + hands.
    * cambiar de entorno = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de estrategia = change + tack.
    * cambiar de fondos = turn over.
    * cambiar de forma = shape-shift.
    * cambiar de forma de vivir = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * cambiar de formato = reformat [re-format].
    * cambiar de lugar = relocate, resite [re-site].
    * cambiar de manos = change + hands.
    * cambiar de marcha = gear.
    * cambiar de nuevo al estado anterior = change back.
    * cambiar de opinión = change + Posesivo + mind, change + feet, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de opinión a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de orientación = reposition [re-position].
    * cambiar de parecer = change + Posesivo + mind, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de parecer a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de política a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de posición = transpose, reposition [re-position].
    * cambiar de postura = reconsider + position.
    * cambiar de propietario = change + hands.
    * cambiar de proveedor = churn.
    * cambiar de residencia = relocate.
    * cambiar de rumbo = branch off + on a side trail, change + tack.
    * cambiar de servicio = churn.
    * cambiar de sitio = shuffle.
    * cambiar de táctica = change + tack.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = change from + time to time, vary + from time to time.
    * cambiar de velocidad = gear.
    * cambiar dirección = change + direction.
    * cambiar el decorado = change + the scenery.
    * cambiar el énfasis = shift + focus, shift + emphasis.
    * cambiar el paisaje = change + the scenery.
    * cambiar el precio = reprice.
    * cambiar el ritmo = change + the pace.
    * cambiar el techo de un edificio = re-roof.
    * cambiar el título = retitle.
    * cambiar el tono = modulate.
    * cambiar la instalación eléctrica = rewire.
    * cambiar las cosas desde dentro = change + things from the inside.
    * cambiar las espadas por arados = turn + swords into ploughshares.
    * cambiar la situación = change + the course of events.
    * cambiar las prioridades de... a... = shift + emphasis from... to....
    * cambiar las tornas = turn + the tables (on).
    * cambiar la vida = change + life.
    * cambiarle el agua al canario = pee, take + a leak, have + a leak.
    * cambiar lo acontencido = change + the course of events.
    * cambiar marchas = shift + gears.
    * cambiar para bien = change for + the better.
    * cambiar para mejor = change for + the better.
    * cambiar + Posesivo + vida = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * cambiar radicalmente de postura = do + an about-face.
    * cambiar rápidamente = jump.
    * cambiarse de casa = move + house.
    * cambiarse de ropa = change.
    * cambiarse rápidamente = slip into + Posesivo + clothes.
    * cambiar tanto que resulta irreconocible = change + beyond (all) recognition.
    * cambiar velocidades = gear.
    * cosas + cambiar inesperadamente = things + take a turn for the unexpected.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * habitación para cambiar bebés = baby changing room.
    * hacer cambiar = swing + Persona.
    * hacer cambiar las cosas = turn + the tide on.
    * las cosas + cambiar = pendulum + swing.
    * la suerte + cambiar = the tide + turn.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * que cambia con el tiempo = ever-changing [ever changing], time-variant, ever-shifting.
    * que cambia la vida = life-changing, life-altering.
    * que se puede cambiar de tamaño = resizeable [re-sizeable].
    * sala para cambiar bebés = baby changing room.
    * situación + cambiar = tide + turn.
    * vida + cambiar por completo = turn + Posesivo + life around.

    * * *
    cambiar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (alterar, modificar) ‹horario/imagen› to change
    eso no cambia nada that doesn't change anything
    esa experiencia lo cambió mucho that experience changed him greatly
    2 (de lugar, posición) cambiar algo/a algn DE algo:
    cambiar los muebles de lugar to move the furniture around
    voy a cambiar el sofá de lugar I'm going to put the sofa somewhere else o move the sofa
    nos van a cambiar de oficina they're going to move us to another office
    me cambiaron de clase they put me in another class, they changed me to o moved me into another class
    cambié las flores de florero I put the flowers in a different vase
    3 (reemplazar) ‹pieza/rueda/bombilla/sábanas› to change
    han cambiado la fecha del examen they've changed the date of the exam
    cambiarle algo A algo:
    le cambió la pila al reloj she changed the battery in the clock
    le han cambiado el nombre a la tienda they've changed the name of the shop
    cámbiale el pañal a la niña change the baby's diaper ( AmE) o ( BrE) nappy
    4 ‹niño/bebé› to change
    B (canjear) ‹sellos/estampas› to trade ( AmE), to swap ( BrE)
    si no le queda bien lo puede cambiar if it doesn't fit, you can change it
    cambiar algo POR algo ‹sellos/estampos› to swap or ( esp AmE) trade sth FOR sth ‹compra› to exchange or change sth FOR sth:
    quiero cambiar esta blusa por otra or una más grande I'd like to change o exchange this blouse for a larger size
    te cambio este libro por tus lápices de colores I'll trade this book for your crayons, I'll swap you this book for your crayons
    cambiarle algo A algn:
    ¿quieres que te cambie el sitio? do you want to trade o swap o change o ( frml) exchange places?, do you want me to swap o change o ( frml) exchange places with you?
    C ( Fin) to change
    ¿dónde puedo cambiar dinero? where can I change money?
    ¿me puedes cambiar este billete? can you change this bill ( AmE) o ( BrE) note for me?
    cambiar algo A or ( Esp) EN algo to change sth INTO sth
    quiero cambiar estas libras a or en dólares I'd like to change these pounds into dollars
    ■ cambiar
    vi
    A
    1 «ciudad/persona» (variar, alterarse) to change
    ha cambiado para peor/mejor he's changed for the worse/better
    está/lo noto muy cambiado he's changed/he seems to have changed a lot
    ya verás como la vida te hace cambiar you'll change as you get older
    así la cosa cambia oh well, that's different o that changes things
    le está cambiando la voz his voice is breaking
    2 ( Auto) to change gear
    3 (hacer transbordo) to change
    4
    (en transmisiones): cambio over
    cambio y corto or fuera over and out
    B cambiar de to change
    cambiar de color to change color
    la tienda ha cambiado de dueño the shop has changed hands
    he cambiado de idea or opinión or parecer I've changed my mind
    el avión cambió de rumbo the plane changed course
    cambiar de marcha to change gear
    no cambies de tema don't change the subject
    cambió de canal he changed channel(s)
    1 ( refl) (de ropa) to change, to get changed
    2 ( refl) ‹camisa/nombre/peinado› to change
    ¿te has cambiado los calcetines? have you changed your socks?
    3 cambiarse POR algn to change places WITH sb
    no me cambiaría por ella I wouldn't change places with her, I wouldn't trade ( AmE) o ( BrE) swap places with her ( colloq)
    4 ( recípr) ‹estampas/sellos› to trade ( AmE), to swap ( BrE)
    nos hemos cambiado los relojes we've traded o swapped watches
    5 cambiarse de to change
    me cambié de sitio I changed places
    cambiarse de casa to move house
    cámbiate de camisa change your shirt
    6 (CS) (mudarse de casa) to move
    * * *

     

    cambiar ( conjugate cambiar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) (alterar, modificar) ‹horario/imagen/persona to change

    b) (de lugar, posición):


    cambié las flores de florero I put the flowers in a different vase
    c) ( reemplazar) ‹pieza/fecha/sábanas to change;


    cambiarle el nombre a algo to change the name of sth
    d)niño/bebé to change

    e) (Fin) to change;

    cambié 100 libras a or (Esp) en dólares I changed 100 pounds into dollars
    2 ( canjear) ‹sellos/estampas to swap, to trade (esp AmE);
    cambiar algo por algo ‹sellos/estampas› to swap o (esp AmE) trade sth for sth;
    compra› to exchange o change sth for sth;
    ¿quieres que te cambie el lugar? do you want me to swap o change places with you?

    verbo intransitivo
    a) [ciudad/persona] to change;


    le está cambiando la voz his voice is breaking
    b) (Auto) to change gear


    cambiar de avión/tren to change planes/train

    d) cambiar de algo ‹de tema/canal/color to change sth;


    cambiar de sentido to make (AmE) o (BrE) do a U-turn
    cambiarse verbo pronominal

    b) ( refl) ‹camisa/nombre/peinado to change;

    cambiarse de algo ‹de camisa/zapatos to change sth;

    cambiarse de casa to move house;
    cámbiate de camisa change your shirt
    c) cambiarse por algn to change places with sb

    d) ( recípr) ‹sellos/estampas to swap, to trade (esp AmE)


    cambiar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to change
    2 (cromos, etc) to swap, (en un comercio) exchange
    3 (un tipo de moneda por otro) to change
    II verbo intransitivo to change
    cambiar de casa, to move (house)
    cambiar de idea, to change one's mind
    cambiar de sitio, to move
    cambiar de trabajo, to get another job
    cambiar de velocidad, to change gear
    ' cambiar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bando
    - camisa
    - chaqueta
    - desnaturalizar
    - girar
    - idea
    - impresión
    - infranqueable
    - lucha
    - parecer
    - torna
    - tornar
    - trasladar
    - volverse
    - arrepentirse
    - color
    - lado
    - lugar
    - marcha
    - mudar
    - reubicar
    - tema
    - transformar
    - tren
    - variar
    - voltear
    - vuelta
    English:
    about-face
    - about-turn
    - abruptly
    - alter
    - anyhow
    - change
    - change around
    - change over
    - dead
    - debate
    - doctor
    - frame
    - gear
    - hold
    - into
    - lighting
    - mind
    - modify
    - move
    - move about
    - move around
    - move on
    - prerogative
    - rearrange
    - replace
    - reverse
    - shift
    - shift about
    - shift around
    - stationary
    - steadily
    - subject
    - swap
    - swap for
    - swap round
    - swing
    - switch
    - switch over
    - tack
    - think
    - tune
    - vary
    - barter
    - break
    - budge
    - course
    - disguise
    - exchange
    - get
    - hand
    * * *
    vt
    1. [alterar, modificar] to change;
    han cambiado la fecha de salida they've changed o altered the departure date;
    quiere cambiar su imagen she wants to change her image;
    el divorcio lo ha cambiado por completo the divorce has changed him completely, he has changed completely since the divorce;
    cambió su sonrisa en llanto her smile turned to tears;
    tus disculpas no cambian nada your apologies don't change anything
    2. [trasladar] to move;
    tenemos que cambiar las sillas de lugar we have to move the chairs;
    cambiaron la sede central a Buenos Aires they moved their headquarters to Buenos Aires;
    lo van a cambiar a otro colegio they're going to move him to another school
    3. [reemplazar] [rueda, sábanas] to change;
    tenemos que cambiar la lavadora we have to get a new washing machine;
    tengo que cambiar el agua del acuario I have to change the water in the fish tank, I have to put some fresh water in the fish tank;
    cambiar un artículo defectuoso to exchange a faulty item;
    si no está satisfecho, lo puede cambiar if you're not satisfied with it, you can change it;
    tuve que cambiarle una rueda al coche I had to change one of the wheels on the car;
    cambiaré este tornillo por otro más largo I'll swap this screw for a longer one;
    Fam
    ¡cambia el disco o [m5]rollo, que ya aburres! you're getting boring! can't you talk about anything else?
    4. [intercambiar] to swap;
    cambiar cromos/sellos to swap picture cards/stamps;
    cambiar impresiones to compare notes, to exchange views;
    cambiar algo por algo to exchange sth for sth;
    cambié mi reloj por el suyo I swapped watches with him;
    he cambiado mi turno con un compañero I swapped shifts with a colleague;
    ¿te importaría cambiarme el sitio? would you mind swapping o changing places with me?
    5. [dinero] to change;
    en aquel banco cambian dinero they change money at that bank;
    ¿me podría cambiar este billete en monedas, por favor? could you give me change for this note in coins, please?;
    cambiar dólares en euros to change dollars into euros
    6. [bebé] to change
    vi
    1. [alterarse] to change;
    ha cambiado mucho desde el accidente she has changed a lot since the accident;
    la situación no ha cambiado mucho there has been little change in the situation;
    algunas personas no cambian nunca some people never change;
    ya crecerá y cambiará she'll change as she gets older;
    cambiar a mejor/peor to change for the better/worse;
    en ese caso, la cosa cambia that's different, that changes everything;
    le ha cambiado la voz his voice has broken
    2.
    cambiar de to change;
    cambiar de autobús/tren to change buses/trains;
    Fig
    cambiar de camisa/chaqueta to change one's shirt/jacket;
    cambiar de canal [de TV] to turn over, to change channels;
    cambiar de casa to move (house);
    cambiar de color to change colour;
    cambiar de dueño to change hands;
    cambiar de idea/intención to change one's mind/plans;
    cambiar de manos [dinero, vehículo] to change hands;
    cambiar de ritmo to change pace;
    cambiar de rumbo to change course;
    cambiar de sexo to have a sex change;
    cambiar de sitio to change place, to move;
    cambiar de táctica to change one's tactics;
    cambiar de trabajo to move o change jobs
    3. Aut [de marchas]
    cambiar (de marcha) to change gear;
    cambiar a segunda to change into second gear
    4. Meteo to change, to shift;
    el viento cambió the wind changed
    * * *
    I v/t change ( por for); compra exchange ( por for)
    II v/i change;
    cambiar de lugar change places;
    cambiar de marcha AUTO shift gear, Br change gear;
    cambiar de tren change trains;
    cambiar de coche get a new car;
    parecer change one’s mind
    * * *
    1) alterar, modificar: to change
    2) : to exchange, to trade
    1) : to change
    2)
    cambiar de velocidad : to shift gears
    * * *
    1. (en general) to change
    si no te va bien, te lo cambiaremos if it doesn't fit, we'll change it
    ¿dónde puede cambiar las libras en euros? where can I change my pounds into euros?
    2. to exchange / to swap [pt. & pp. swapped]
    cambiar de opinión / parecer to change your mind

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambiar

  • 10 cambio de mirada

    (n.) = gaze-shift
    Ex. It has been discovered that head-nods, gaze-shifts, physical posture, and most of all facial expression, do make up in fact a patterned body-language.
    * * *
    (n.) = gaze-shift

    Ex: It has been discovered that head-nods, gaze-shifts, physical posture, and most of all facial expression, do make up in fact a patterned body-language.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambio de mirada

  • 11 cambio de orientación

    (n.) = paradigm change, paradigm shift
    Ex. This paper argues that the scientific and technical information sector is in the midst of a paradigm change.
    Ex. Library schools historically have paid little attention to paradigm shifts in society.
    * * *
    (n.) = paradigm change, paradigm shift

    Ex: This paper argues that the scientific and technical information sector is in the midst of a paradigm change.

    Ex: Library schools historically have paid little attention to paradigm shifts in society.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambio de orientación

  • 12 cambio de paradigma

    (n.) = paradigm change, paradigm shift
    Ex. This paper argues that the scientific and technical information sector is in the midst of a paradigm change.
    Ex. Library schools historically have paid little attention to paradigm shifts in society.
    * * *
    (n.) = paradigm change, paradigm shift

    Ex: This paper argues that the scientific and technical information sector is in the midst of a paradigm change.

    Ex: Library schools historically have paid little attention to paradigm shifts in society.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambio de paradigma

  • 13 cambio1

    1 = adaptive response, alteration, change, editing, modulation, move, recasting, redesign, rotation, shift, transfer, transformation, changeover [change-over], disturbance, mutation, permeability, reformation, switchover, reverse, shift away from, shifting, changing of the guard, swing, bartering, switch, switching, change.
    Ex. It is too early to assess the success of the adaptive responses which have been instituted in most SLIS.
    Ex. A musical adaptation is a musical work that represents a distinct alteration of another work (e.g. a free transcription), a work that paraphrases parts of various works or the general style of another composer, or a work that is merely based on other music (e.g. variations on a them).
    Ex. These changes have meant modifications, some very time-consuming, to serials catalogues in libraries.
    Ex. To ensure further that all the index entries generated by chain procedure are indeed helpful, the initial analysis of the chain may require editing.
    Ex. There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex. Better flexibility is achieved if the heating, ventilation and lighting can accommodate this move without the need for any alterations.
    Ex. This kind of large-scale recasting offers an opportunity for the scheme to go forward rather than stagnate until it is completely taken by events.
    Ex. This action was the redesign of the enquiry form in order to elicit more information from the enquirer.
    Ex. The entries that result from the rotation mechanism have standard layout, punctuation and typography, all of which have been pre-programmed.
    Ex. Transitory circumstances of daily life are what cause these shifts.
    Ex. When the record transfer is complete, the catalog summary screen is shown for the new record so that the user can review and update it.
    Ex. Hungary faces far-reaching socio-economic transformation which will inevitably affect libraries as well.
    Ex. The changeover has resulted in more rapid machine-editing of input and reduced costs for cataloguing.
    Ex. A centralised system was chosen to ensure speedy receipt and dissemination with minimal disturbances.
    Ex. The very meanings of words like 'library' and 'university' are about to undergo mutations too radical to conceive, much less predict = Los significados mismos de palabras como "biblioteca" y "universidad" están a punto de experimentar cambios demasiado radicales de concevir y cuanto mucho menos de predecir.
    Ex. There is greater permeability than before between different types of library at the start of a career but, once settled in a post, fewer librarians than before change from one type of library to another.
    Ex. The author presents suggestions for the reformation of medical library education.
    Ex. The transition date for the switchover is 1 Oct 2000.
    Ex. Moreover, we conclude that the process of placing a feminist stamp on working relations is both far from complete and subject to reverses.
    Ex. This article discusses the effects of changes in the economy on the distribution of work in libraries which indicate a shift away from its female origins.
    Ex. This article considers the use of a spreadsheet in the shifting of periodicals collections in order to save time.
    Ex. The recent reorganization has resulted in a merger of the academic and public divisions and a changing of the guard among the company's top officials.
    Ex. The addition of new feedback techniques produced a significant swing in favour of the application.
    Ex. Holdings will become increasingly important as a bartering tool to gain additional access benefits.
    Ex. Office automation have brought about a switch to a paperless office.
    Ex. These 'spuriously loyal' customers are not willing to churn just because of switching costs.
    Ex. Most libraries maintain a small cash float for the giving of change and, in addition, money/ is received in payment of fines.
    ----
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * aceptar el cambio = embrace + change.
    * aceptar un cambio = accommodate + change.
    * adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
    * adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
    * adoptar un cambio = adopt + change, accommodate + change.
    * agente de cambio = agent of(for) change, force for change, force of change.
    * agente del cambio = change agent.
    * aires de cambio = wind(s) of change, the, seas of change, the.
    * cambio a = flight to.
    * cambio brusco = revulsion, flip-flop.
    * cambio brusco de velocidad del viento = wind shear.
    * cambio climático = climate change, climatic change.
    * cambio cualitativo = step change, qualitative change.
    * cambio cuantitativo = quantitative change.
    * cambio cultural = cultural change.
    * cambio de actitud = change in attitude, change of heart.
    * cambio de aires = change of scenery, change of air and scene, change of air, change of scene, greener pastures, pastures new.
    * cambio de ambiente = change of scenery, change of air and scene, change of air, change of scene.
    * cambio de aspecto = lick of paint.
    * cambio de ciudadanía = change of citizenship.
    * cambio de dirección = change of hands.
    * cambio de dueño = change of hands.
    * cambio de énfasis = shift of emphasis, shift in emphasis.
    * cambio de entorno = change of scenery, change of air and scene, change of air, change of scene.
    * cambio de hora estacional = daylight saving time.
    * cambio de idea = change of heart, change of mind.
    * cambio de imagen = makeover [make-over], makeover [make-over].
    * cambio de instalación eléctrica = rewiring.
    * cambio de la guardia = changing of the guard.
    * cambio de look = lick of paint.
    * cambio de lugar = relocation.
    * cambio de manos = change of hands.
    * cambio de mirada = gaze-shift.
    * cambio demográfico = population trend.
    * cambio de nacionalidad = change of citizenship.
    * cambio de nombre = rebranding.
    * cambio de opinión = change of heart, change of mind.
    * cambio de orientación = paradigm change, paradigm shift.
    * cambio de paradigma = paradigm change, paradigm shift.
    * cambio de parecer = change of heart, change of mind.
    * cambio de procedimiento = procedural change.
    * cambio de propietario = change of hands.
    * cambio de proveedor = churn.
    * cambio de registro = code switching.
    * cambio de residencia = resettlement.
    * cambio de servicio = churn.
    * cambio de sexo = sex change.
    * cambio de título = title change.
    * cambio escénico = scene changing.
    * cambio estacional = seasonal change.
    * cambio hormonal = hormonal change.
    * cambio inesperado = twist.
    * cambio institucional = institutional change.
    * cambio metereológico = weather modification.
    * cambio + ocurrir = change + take place.
    * cambio + producirse = change + come about.
    * cambio profundo = profound change.
    * cambio radical = revulsion, sea change, radical change.
    * cambio radical de postura = about-face.
    * cambio revolucionario = revolutionary change.
    * cambios = second thoughts, ebb and flow.
    * cambio social = social change, societal change.
    * cambio + suceder = change + take place.
    * cambio + tener lugar = change + take place.
    * cambio total = turnabout [turn-about], turnaround.
    * cambio transformador = transformative change, transforming change.
    * cambio traumático = traumatic change.
    * cambio vertiginoso = spiral of change.
    * clima de cambio = climate of change.
    * efectuar cambios = wreak + changes.
    * efectuar un cambio = effect + change.
    * elemento de cambio = agent of(for) change.
    * en cambio = by contrast, in contrast, instead, shifting, by comparison.
    * en constante cambio = ever-changing [ever changing], ever-fluid, on the move, fast changing [fast-changing], ever-shifting.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting, ever-changing [ever changing], ever-shifting.
    * en estado de cambio = in a state of flux.
    * enfrentarse a los cambios = cope with + change.
    * en proceso de cambio = changing.
    * estado de cambio = state of flux.
    * estar en estado de cambio = be in flux.
    * estar en proceso de cambio = be in flux.
    * estar sujeto a cambios = be written in sand, not stone, be subject to change.
    * experimentar un cambio = bring about + change, undergo + modification, undergo + change, undergo + transition.
    * experimentar un cambio + Adjetivo = take + a + Adjetivo + turn.
    * hacer cambios en la búsqueda = renegotiate + search.
    * hacer cambios indebidamente = tamper (with).
    * hacer el cambio = make + the change.
    * hacer frente al cambio = manage + change.
    * hacer frente a un cambio = meet + change.
    * hacer un cambio = make + change.
    * impulsor del cambio = driver of change.
    * introducir un cambio = bring + change.
    * libre cambio = laissez-faire.
    * línea internacional de cambio de fecha, la = International Date Line, the.
    * lograr un cambio = accomplish + change.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * momento clave del cambio = tipping point.
    * moneda de cambio = bargaining chip.
    * mostrar por medio de cambio de intensidad en el brillo = flash up.
    * motor del cambio = driver of change.
    * no hacer ningún cambio = stand + pat.
    * no sufrir cambios = remain + normal.
    * ocasionar un cambio = bring about + change, trigger + change.
    * operación de cambio de sexo = sex-change surgery, sex-change operation.
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * proceso de cambio = process of change.
    * producir un cambio = effect + change, produce + change, trigger + change.
    * provocar cambios = wreak + changes.
    * provocar un cambio = bring about + change.
    * reacio al cambio = resistant to change.
    * realizar un cambio = make + alteration, implement + change.
    * repercusiones del cambio = impact of change.
    * resistente al cambio = resistant to change.
    * ritmo del cambio = rate of change, pace of change.
    * ser susceptible de cambios = be subject to change.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * subsidio para cambio de residencia = resettlement allowance.
    * suceder un cambio = occur + change.
    * sucesión de cambios bruscos = roller coaster ride, roller coaster.
    * sufrir un cambio = experience + change, undergo + change.
    * suponer un cambio = bring about + change.
    * trabajar a cambio de nada = work for + nothing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambio1

  • 14 campo2

    2 = area, arena, field, front, territory.
    Ex. The area in which standards for bibliographic description have had the most impact is in catalogues and catalogue record data bases.
    Ex. This shifts the responsibility for headings and their arrangement into the arena of cataloguers and indexers.
    Ex. An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.
    Ex. Present auguries on the resource front are not good.
    Ex. The report suggests that structural changes within higher education and within the information industry affect the legitimacy, status, and territory of librarians' work.
    ----
    * campo afín = twin field.
    * campo científico = academic field, scientific field.
    * campo de acción = purview, scope.
    * campo de actividad = area of application.
    * campo de actuación = purview, scope, sphere of interest.
    * campo de aplicación = field of application, scope, scope of application, field of practice, area of application.
    * campo de especialización = area of competence, field of specialisation.
    * campo de estudio = field of study.
    * campo de interés = sphere of interest.
    * campo de investigación = research field.
    * campo de la computación = computing field.
    * campo del conocimiento = field of knowledge.
    * campo de trabajo = field of endeavour.
    * campo de visión = breadth of vision, viewing position, field of vision.
    * campo electromagnético = electromagnetic field.
    * campo magnético = magnetic field.
    * campo temático = subject field.
    * campo visual = field of vision.
    * en el campo de = in the realm of, in the field of.
    * generar un campo magnético = generate + magnetic field.
    * investigación de campo = intervention research, field research.
    * investigador de campo = fieldworker [field worker].
    * trabajo de campo = fieldwork [field work].

    Spanish-English dictionary > campo2

  • 15 catre

    m.
    1 camp bed.
    2 cot, camp bed, bed, light bed.
    * * *
    1 (plegable) folding bed; (de campaña) camp bed
    2 familiar bed, sack
    \
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=litera) cot

    catre de tijera, catre de viento — campbed, folding bed

    2) * (=cama) bed
    3)

    catre de balsa Cono Sur (=barquito) raft

    * * *
    a) ( cama - plegable) folding bed; (- de campaña) camp bed
    b) (CS) ( armazón) bedstead

    caído del catre — (CS fam) dumb (colloq)

    * * *
    = camp bed, cot.
    Ex. He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex. When you go there and see people sleeping in cots in the hallway, it is clear that these are inhumane conditions.
    ----
    * catre de campaña = camp bed, cot.
    * * *
    a) ( cama - plegable) folding bed; (- de campaña) camp bed
    b) (CS) ( armazón) bedstead

    caído del catre — (CS fam) dumb (colloq)

    * * *
    = camp bed, cot.

    Ex: He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.

    Ex: When you go there and see people sleeping in cots in the hallway, it is clear that these are inhumane conditions.
    * catre de campaña = camp bed, cot.

    * * *
    1 (camaplegable) folding bed; (— de campaña) camp bed
    2 (CS) (armazón) bedstead
    caído del catre (CS fam); dumb ( colloq)
    ¿qué se cree? ¿que soy un caído del catre? do you think I was born yesterday?
    3 (de bebés) baby bath
    Compuesto:
    ( Méx) trampoline
    * * *

    catre sustantivo masculino

    (— de campaña) camp bed
    b) (CS) ( armazón) bedstead

    ' catre' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    marqués
    English:
    cot
    * * *
    catre nm
    [cama] camp bed, US cot; Fam
    irse al catre to hit the sack, US to hit the hay
    * * *
    m bed
    * * *
    catre nm
    : cot

    Spanish-English dictionary > catre

  • 16 catre de campaña

    (n.) = camp bed, cot
    Ex. He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.
    Ex. When you go there and see people sleeping in cots in the hallway, it is clear that these are inhumane conditions.
    * * *
    (n.) = camp bed, cot

    Ex: He slept on a camp bed in the baking hot room between 12-hour shifts and survived on leftovers brought to him by friendly chefs.

    Ex: When you go there and see people sleeping in cots in the hallway, it is clear that these are inhumane conditions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > catre de campaña

  • 17 cisma

    m.
    schism (religion).
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: cismar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: cismar.
    * * *
    1 RELIGIÓN schism
    2 (desacuerdo) discord, split
    3 PLÍTICA split
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Rel) schism; (Pol) split; (=desacuerdo) discord, disagreement
    2) And (=remilgo) prudery
    3) And (=chismes) gossip
    * * *
    masculino (Rel) schism; ( en partido) split
    * * *
    = schism, balkanization.
    Ex. It is the great expense and difficulty involved in changing a record which has proven an anathema to the framers of cataloging codes, and created a schism of interests between technical and public service librarians.
    Ex. This shifts in emphasis mirror the general balkanization of modern American society.
    * * *
    masculino (Rel) schism; ( en partido) split
    * * *
    = schism, balkanization.

    Ex: It is the great expense and difficulty involved in changing a record which has proven an anathema to the framers of cataloging codes, and created a schism of interests between technical and public service librarians.

    Ex: This shifts in emphasis mirror the general balkanization of modern American society.

    * * *
    (en una iglesia) schism; (en un partido) split, rift
    * * *

    cisma sustantivo masculino (Rel) schism;
    ( en partido) split
    cisma sustantivo masculino
    1 Rel schism
    2 Pol split
    ' cisma' also found in these entries:
    English:
    schism
    - split
    * * *
    cisma nm
    Rel schism; [escisión] split
    * * *
    m REL schism; fig
    split
    * * *
    cisma nm
    : schism, rift

    Spanish-English dictionary > cisma

  • 18 cobrar intensidad

    (v.) = gather + momentum, gain + momentum, pick up + speed, gather + pace
    Ex. The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.
    Ex. Research into information retrieval has been gaining momentum, but not enough attention is given to its basis.
    Ex. This natural ebb and flow necessarily picks up speed as change accelerates.
    Ex. The author looks at the likely future shifts in economic structures in advanced economies, as the information age replaces the industrial era, and regionalism gathers pace.
    * * *
    (v.) = gather + momentum, gain + momentum, pick up + speed, gather + pace

    Ex: The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.

    Ex: Research into information retrieval has been gaining momentum, but not enough attention is given to its basis.
    Ex: This natural ebb and flow necessarily picks up speed as change accelerates.
    Ex: The author looks at the likely future shifts in economic structures in advanced economies, as the information age replaces the industrial era, and regionalism gathers pace.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cobrar intensidad

  • 19 cobrar velocidad

    v.
    to pick up speed, to gather speed.
    * * *
    (v.) = gather + momentum, gather + pace
    Ex. The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.
    Ex. The author looks at the likely future shifts in economic structures in advanced economies, as the information age replaces the industrial era, and regionalism gathers pace.
    * * *
    (v.) = gather + momentum, gather + pace

    Ex: The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.

    Ex: The author looks at the likely future shifts in economic structures in advanced economies, as the information age replaces the industrial era, and regionalism gathers pace.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cobrar velocidad

  • 20 conmutar

    v.
    to commute (law).
    * * *
    1 (cambiar) to exchange
    2 DERECHO to commute
    3 ELECTRICIDAD to commutate
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=trocar) to exchange (con, por for)
    (=transformar) to convert (en into)
    2) (Jur) to commute (en, por to)
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) (Der) < pena> to commute
    b) ( trocar)

    conmutar algo por or con algo: es posible conmutar el servicio militar por trabajos en la comunidad — it is possible to do community work instead of military service

    c) (Mat) <números/términos> to commute
    * * *
    = toggle.
    Ex. To change back and forth, or ' toggle' between the insert and overwrite modes, press the < Ins> key successively.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) (Der) < pena> to commute
    b) ( trocar)

    conmutar algo por or con algo: es posible conmutar el servicio militar por trabajos en la comunidad — it is possible to do community work instead of military service

    c) (Mat) <números/términos> to commute
    * * *

    Ex: To change back and forth, or ' toggle' between the insert and overwrite modes, press the < Ins> key successively.

    * * *
    conmutar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ( Der) ‹pena› to commute
    2 (trocar) conmutar algo POR or CON algo:
    es posible conmutar el servicio militar por trabajos en la comunidad it is possible to do community work instead of military service
    conmutó el último año por or con una tesis he substituted a thesis for his final year, he did a thesis in place of his final year
    3 ( Mat) ‹números/términos› to commute
    B ( Esp) (convalidar) conmutar algo POR algo; to recognize sth as equivalent to sth
    C
    1 ( Elec) to switch
    2 ( Tec) (invertir) to invert
    * * *

    conmutar ( conjugate conmutar) verbo transitivo (Der) ‹ pena to commute
    conmutar vtr Jur to commute: conmutaron la pena de muerte por la de cadena perpetua, they commuted the death penalty for a life sentence
    ' conmutar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    commute
    * * *
    1. Der to commute;
    le conmutaron la pena de diez meses por una multa his ten-month sentence was commuted to a fine
    2. [intercambiar] to switch;
    conmutó su horario con el de un compañero he switched shifts with a colleague
    3. [convalidar] [estudios, título, asignaturas]
    conmutar algo por algo to recognize sth as equivalent to sth
    * * *
    v/t
    1 exchange
    2 JUR commute
    3 EL switch

    Spanish-English dictionary > conmutar

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