Traducción: de espanol

skillful

  • 1 amañado

    adj.
    1 skillful, skilful.
    2 crafty, artful, cunning, shrewd.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: amañar.
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    1→ link=amañar amañar
    ► adjetivo
    1 (mañoso) skilful (US skillful)
    2 (falsificado) faked, fake
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    (f. - amañada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=falso) fake, faked
    2) (=diestro) skilful, skillful (EEUU), clever
    3) [resultado, pelea] fixed, rigged
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    = rigged.
    Ex. In addition, he suggests that the City men who made the markets spin exploited the gullible through insider dealing and rigged markets.
    * * *

    Ex: In addition, he suggests that the City men who made the markets spin exploited the gullible through insider dealing and rigged markets.

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    amañado, -a adj
    1. [manipulado] [elecciones, resultado] rigged;
    [partido] fixed
    2. [mañoso] resourceful
    3. Col [adaptado] acclimatized;
    está perfectamente amañada she's fully acclimatized

    Spanish-English dictionary > amañado

  • 2 amañar

    v.
    1 to rig, to manipulate.
    2 to trick, to rig.
    * * *
    1 (falsear) to fiddle, fix; (documentos) to tamper with, doctor; (cuentas) to cook; (elecciones) to rig
    2 (componer) to fix, arrange
    1 (darse maña) to be skilful (US skillful)
    \
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    verb
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    1. VT
    1) pey (=manipular) [+ resultado] to alter, tamper with; [+ elección] to rig; [+ foto] to fake; [+ partido, jurado] to fix; [+ cuentas] to cook *; [+ excusa] to cook up
    2) (=hacer bien) to do skilfully, do skillfully (EEUU), do cleverly
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo (fam) < elecciones> to rig; <partido/pelea> to fix; <carnet/documento> to tamper with; < informe> to alter, doctor (pej); <excusa/historia> to dream o cook up, concoct
    2.
    amañarse v pron
    1) tb

    amañárselas — ( ingeniarse) to manage

    2) (Col, Ven) ( acostumbrarse) to settle in
    * * *
    = sex up, fiddle, fiddle with, fudge, fake, cobble together, concoct.
    Ex. Kelly reportedly said that top aides of Prime Minister Tony Blair had ' sexed up' intelligence reports to help justify an invasion of Iraq.
    Ex. Thus, the wrong impression was gained, for instance, when the olive oil subsidies were being ' fiddled' in Italy.
    Ex. The writer bemoans record studios' tendency to chop up and fiddle with opera performances.
    Ex. The author explains how scientific literature is written, refereed, edited, and published, and contends that the data it contains have often been fudged or stolen from others.
    Ex. Both the researcher and the student practice of 'fudging' involves faking, fabricating, or stealing data.
    Ex. By cobbling together these essays without any attempt to integrate them, Mills reveals a disregard for his audience.
    Ex. Their unquenchable thirst for revenge enabled them to concoct a diabolical scheme.
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    * amañar el mercado = rig + the market.
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    1.
    verbo transitivo (fam) < elecciones> to rig; <partido/pelea> to fix; <carnet/documento> to tamper with; < informe> to alter, doctor (pej); <excusa/historia> to dream o cook up, concoct
    2.
    amañarse v pron
    1) tb

    amañárselas — ( ingeniarse) to manage

    2) (Col, Ven) ( acostumbrarse) to settle in
    * * *
    = sex up, fiddle, fiddle with, fudge, fake, cobble together, concoct.

    Ex: Kelly reportedly said that top aides of Prime Minister Tony Blair had ' sexed up' intelligence reports to help justify an invasion of Iraq.

    Ex: Thus, the wrong impression was gained, for instance, when the olive oil subsidies were being ' fiddled' in Italy.
    Ex: The writer bemoans record studios' tendency to chop up and fiddle with opera performances.
    Ex: The author explains how scientific literature is written, refereed, edited, and published, and contends that the data it contains have often been fudged or stolen from others.
    Ex: Both the researcher and the student practice of 'fudging' involves faking, fabricating, or stealing data.
    Ex: By cobbling together these essays without any attempt to integrate them, Mills reveals a disregard for his audience.
    Ex: Their unquenchable thirst for revenge enabled them to concoct a diabolical scheme.
    * amañar el mercado = rig + the market.

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    amañar [A1 ]
    vt
    ( fam)
    1 ‹elecciones› to rig; ‹partido/pelea› to fix
    2 ‹carnet/documento› to tamper with, doctor
    amañó el informe oficial he doctored o altered the official report
    3 ‹excusa/historia› to dream o cook up, concoct
    A
    tb amañárselas (ingeniarse): se (las) amañó para llegar a fin de mes she somehow managed to get by until the end of the month
    B ( Col) (acostumbrarse) to settle in
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    amañar ( conjugate amañar) verbo transitivo (fam) ‹ elecciones› to rig;
    ‹partido/pelea› to fix;
    ‹carnet/documento› to tamper with;
    ‹ informe› to alter, doctor (pej);
    ‹excusa/historia› to dream o cook up, concoct
    amañarse verbo pronominal
    1 tb

    2 (Col, Ven) ( acostumbrarse) to settle in
    amañar verbo transitivo
    1 to fix, fiddle
    2 (unas elecciones, un premio) to rig
    ' amañar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    book
    - cook
    - doctor
    - fiddle
    - fix
    - juggle
    - fudge
    - rig
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    ♦ vt
    1. [elecciones, resultado] to rig;
    [partido] to fix
    2. [documento] to doctor
    * * *
    v/t fam
    rig fam ; partido fix fam
    * * *
    : to rig, to fix, to tamper with

    Spanish-English dictionary > amañar

  • 3 anecdotista

    f. & m.
    anecdotist, raconteur.
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    1 raconteur
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    Ex. He is a skillful raconteur, his writing is wonderfully entertaining and his message is controversial, bedazzling, savvy, disquieting... yet optimistic.
    * * *

    Ex: He is a skillful raconteur, his writing is wonderfully entertaining and his message is controversial, bedazzling, savvy, disquieting... yet optimistic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > anecdotista

  • 4 astuto

    adj.
    1 sly, artful, astute, crafty.
    2 clever, sharp, quick-witted, sharp-witted.
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    ► adjetivo
    1 astute, cunning, shrewd
    * * *
    (f. - astuta)
    adj.
    1) astute, shrewd
    * * *
    ADJ (=sagaz) astute, clever; (=mañoso) crafty, sly
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo ( sagaz) shrewd, astute; (pey) ( taimado) crafty, cunning
    * * *
    = clever [cleverer -comp., cleverest -sup.], shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.], wily [wilier -comp., wiliest -sup.], streetwise [street-wise], astute, skilful [skillful, -USA], cunning, crafty, shifty, canny, artful, sly [slyer/slier -comp., slyest/sliest -sup.].
    Ex. It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits.
    Ex. Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex. And because it refuses to express itself in the kind of language we have to assume would be natural to Slake himself slangy, staccato, flip, street-wise we are forced into the position of observing him rather than feeling at one with him.
    Ex. It requires an extraordinarily astute librarian to uncover this shortcoming at the interview stage.
    Ex. The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex. The article 'Collection development policies: a cunning plan' looks at the value of collection development policy statements and what they can and cannot do.
    Ex. Crafty! He wanted nothing to do with the straitjacket of guidelines and so-called standards = ¡Qué astuto! no quería saber nada de las restricciones que imponen las directrices y las "supuestas" normas.
    Ex. 'Client' has overtones of shifty lawyers and overpaid realtors.
    Ex. The principles behind successful commercial Web sites (clear mission, valuable content, clean design and canny publicity) can be applied by academics in establishing non-profit Web sites.
    Ex. She is not just lissome and beautiful, but also cultured, artful, expressive, and energetic.
    Ex. You must be a bit sly sometimes to succeed in the world.
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    * ser más astuto que = outfox, outwit, outsmart.
    * tan astuto como un zorro = as sly as a fox, as wily as a fox.
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    - ta adjetivo ( sagaz) shrewd, astute; (pey) ( taimado) crafty, cunning
    * * *
    = clever [cleverer -comp., cleverest -sup.], shrewd [shrewder -comp., shrewdest -sup.], wily [wilier -comp., wiliest -sup.], streetwise [street-wise], astute, skilful [skillful, -USA], cunning, crafty, shifty, canny, artful, sly [slyer/slier -comp., slyest/sliest -sup.].

    Ex: It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits.

    Ex: Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen.
    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex: And because it refuses to express itself in the kind of language we have to assume would be natural to Slake himself slangy, staccato, flip, street-wise we are forced into the position of observing him rather than feeling at one with him.
    Ex: It requires an extraordinarily astute librarian to uncover this shortcoming at the interview stage.
    Ex: The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex: The article 'Collection development policies: a cunning plan' looks at the value of collection development policy statements and what they can and cannot do.
    Ex: Crafty! He wanted nothing to do with the straitjacket of guidelines and so-called standards = ¡Qué astuto! no quería saber nada de las restricciones que imponen las directrices y las "supuestas" normas.
    Ex: 'Client' has overtones of shifty lawyers and overpaid realtors.
    Ex: The principles behind successful commercial Web sites (clear mission, valuable content, clean design and canny publicity) can be applied by academics in establishing non-profit Web sites.
    Ex: She is not just lissome and beautiful, but also cultured, artful, expressive, and energetic.
    Ex: You must be a bit sly sometimes to succeed in the world.
    * ser más astuto que = outfox, outwit, outsmart.
    * tan astuto como un zorro = as sly as a fox, as wily as a fox.

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    astuto -ta
    1 (sagaz) shrewd, astute
    no la podrás engañar, es demasiado astuta you won't be able to fool her, she's too shrewd o astute o ( colloq) smart
    2 ( pey) (taimado) crafty, wily, cunning
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    astuto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo ( sagaz) shrewd, astute;


    ( ladino) (pey) crafty, sly, cunning
    astuto,-a adjetivo astute, shrewd
    ' astuto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    astuta
    - cuca
    - cuco
    - espabilada
    - espabilado
    - guachinanga
    - guachinango
    - hábil
    - ladina
    - ladino
    - pilla
    - pillo
    - zorra
    - zorro
    - jodido
    - listo
    - pícaro
    - piola
    - taimado
    - vivo
    English:
    artful
    - astute
    - canny
    - crafty
    - cunning
    - foxy
    - outfox
    - outsmart
    - sharp
    - shrewd
    - sly
    - tricky
    - worldly-wise
    - wily
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    astuto, -a adj
    1. [ladino, tramposo] cunning
    2. [sagaz, listo] astute
    * * *
    adj shrewd, astute
    * * *
    astuto, -ta adj
    1) : astute, shrewd
    2) : crafty, tricky
    ♦ astutamente adv
    * * *
    astuto adj
    1. (hábil) shrewd / astute
    2. (malicioso) cunning / sly [comp. slyer; superl. slyest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > astuto

  • 5 con

    prep.
    1 with.
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it
    2 in spite of (a pesar de).
    con todo despite everything
    con lo estudioso que es, le suspendieron for all his hard work, they still failed him
    Está con mucho dolor He is in [with] a lot of pain.
    3 by.
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    * * *
    1 (instrumento, medio) with
    2 (modo, circunstancia) in, with
    ■ ¿vas a salir con este frío? are you going out in this cold?
    ■ me gustas con ese vestido you look nice in that dress, I like that dress on you
    3 (juntamente, en compañía) with
    7 (comparación) compared to
    8 (a pesar de) in spite of, despite
    9 con + inf by + gerund
    10 (aunque) in spite of
    ■ con ser tan fuerte... in spite of being so strong...
    \
    con que / con tal de que / con tal que provided, as long as
    con todo (y eso) nevertheless, even so
    * * *
    prep.
    1) with
    2) to, towards
    •
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    PREP
    1) [indicando compañía, instrumento, medio] with

    ¿con quién vas a ir? — who are you going with?

    andar con muletas — to walk on o with crutches

    con el tiempo — in the course of time, with time

    2) [indicando características, estado]
    3) [indicando combinación] and
    4) [indicando contenido]

    encontraron una maleta con 800.000 dólares — they found a suitcase containing 800,000 dollars o with 800,000 dollars in it

    5) [indicando modo]

    estar con algo, estar con dolor de muelas/la pierna escayolada — to have toothache/one's leg in plaster

    con mucho gusto — certainly, by all means

    6) [como complemento personal de algunos verbos] to

    ¿con quién hablas? — who are you speaking to?

    se ha casado con Jesús — she's married Jesús, she's got married to Jesús

    7) [tras adjetivos] to, towards

    amable con todos — kind to o towards everybody

    8) [con decimales]

    once con siete — [11,7] eleven point seven ( 11.7)

    9) (=pese a) in spite of

    con tantas dificultades, no se descorazonó — in spite of all o for all the difficulties he didn't lose heart

    con ser su madre, le odia — even though she is his mother she hates him

    con todo (y con eso), la gente se lo pasó bien — in spite of everything, people had a good time

    10) [en exclamaciones]

    ¡vaya con el niño! — * the cheeky monkey! *

    ¡con lo bien que se está aquí! — and it's so nice here too!

    no me dejó ni un trocito, con lo que me gustan esos caramelos — he didn't even let me have a tiny piece, and he knows how much I like those sweets

    11) [indicando una condición]
    a) + infin

    con decirle que no voy, se arreglará todo — when I tell him I'm not going, everything will be fine

    b)

    con que + subjun —

    con que me invite, me conformo — as long as o provided that she invites me, I don't mind

    tal 3., 4)
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.
    Ex. By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.
    Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex. WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex. What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex. It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex. The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
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    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
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    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.

    Ex: By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.

    Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex: WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex: What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex: It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex: The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    * con sede en Amér

    * * *
    A
    1 (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    vive con el or su novio she lives with her boyfriend
    ¿quieres que hable con él? do you want me to talk to him?
    está casada con un primo mío she's married to a cousin of mine
    2
    (indicando el objeto de un comportamiento, una actitud): te portaste muy mal con ellos you behaved very badly toward(s) them
    he tenido mucha paciencia contigo I have been very patient with you
    3 ( fam)
    (yo y): eso es lo que estábamos diciendo con Lucía that's what Lucía and I were saying
    se sirve con arroz serve with rice
    para mí con leche y sin azúcar, por favor milk and no sugar for me, please
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter
    5 ( Mat):
    2,5 read as: dos con cinco 2.5 (léase: two point five)
    B
    1
    (indicando una relación de simultaneidad): una cápsula con cada comida one capsule with each meal
    se levanta con el alba he gets up at the crack of dawn
    2
    (indicando una relación de causa): ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain o while it's raining like this?
    me desperté con el ruido the noise woke me
    con todo lo que pasó me olvidé de llamarte what with everything that happened I forgot to ring you
    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered to do it for me, which put me in an awkward position
    3
    (a pesar de): ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus
    ¿cómo te olvidaste? ¡con las veces que te lo dije! how could you forget? the (number of) times I told you!
    con ser tan tarde or lo tarde que es, no estoy cansada it's very late and yet I'm not at all tired, I'm not at all tired, even though it's so late
    con todo (y con eso) me parece que es bueno even so o in spite of all that o all the same o nonetheless I think he's good
    C (indicando el instrumento, medio, material) with
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it
    agárralo con las dos manos hold it with both hands
    lo estás malcriando con tanto mimo you're spoiling him with all this pampering o by pampering him so much
    con estos retazos se puede hacer una colcha you can make a quilt out of these bits of material
    ¡caray con la niña! y parecía tan modosita well fancy that! o well would you believe it! and she seemed so demure
    con + INF:
    con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything
    no hay necesidad de escribir, con llamarlo ya cumples there's no need to write; as long as o if you call him, that should do
    ¡con decirte que un café cuesta el triple que aquí! I mean, to give you an example, a cup of coffee costs three times what it costs here
    con que + SUBJ:
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy
    con tal de/con tal (de) que provided (that), as long as, so long as ( colloq)
    no importa cómo lo hagas con tal (de) que lo hagas it doesn't matter how you do it, just as long as you do it
    con tal (de) que me lo devuelvas antes de marzo as long as o provided I get it back by March
    es capaz de cualquier cosa con tal de llamar la atención he'll do anything to attract attention
    D
    andaba con dificultad/cuidado she was walking with difficulty/with care o carefully
    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!
    2
    (al describir características, un estado): amaneció con fiebre he had a temperature when he woke up, he woke up with a temperature
    ya estaba con dolores de parto she was already having labor pains
    andaba con ganas de bronca he was looking o spoiling for a fight
    con las manos en los bolsillos with his hands in his pockets
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?
    me gusta más con el pelo suelto I like her better with her hair down
    una niña con ojos azules a girl with blue eyes, a blue-eyed girl
    una mujer con aspecto de extranjera a foreign-looking woman
    un monstruo con un solo ojo a one-eyed monster
    una casa con piscina a house with a swimming pool
    E
    ( AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario): me peino con Gerardo Gerardo does my hair
    me lo mandé hacer con un sastre I had it made by a tailor
    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    * * *

     

    con preposición


    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!;
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissor;
    amaneció con fiebre he woke up with a temperature;
    hablar con algn to talk to sb;
    está casada con mi primo she's married to my cousin;
    portarse mal con algn to behave badly toward(s) sb;
    tener paciencia con algn to be patient with sb;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?

    ◊ ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain?;

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position;
    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido it's really late, he should have gone by now
    c) con + inf:


    con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples as long as you call him, that should do;
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy;
    See Also→ tal adverbio 2
    d) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario):


    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    con preposición
    1 (instrumento) with
    córtalo con un cuchillo, cut it with a knife
    1 (modo) with: hazlo con cuidado, do it carefully
    me trató con frialdad, he treated me with coldness
    2 (compañía) with: está paseando con mi madre, she is taking a walk with my mother
    3 (causa) con este frío no apetece salir, I don't feel like going out in this cold
    4 (estado) está con una depresión de caballo, he's deeply depressed
    iba con los labios pintados, she has put some lipstick on
    5 (contenido) with
    una caja con fotografías, a box (full) of photos
    6 (relación) to: está casada con un inglés, she is married to an Englishman
    habló con Alberto, he spoke to Alberto
    se disculpó con ella, he apologized to her
    7 (con infinitivo) con avisar les evitas el disgusto, just by phoning you'll save them any worry
    (+ que + subjuntivo) basta con que lo digas, it will be enough if you just say it
    ♦ Locuciones: con tal (de) que..., provided that...
    con todo (y con eso), even so
    ' con' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    - abastecimiento
    - abatirse
    - ablandar
    - abochornar
    - abordar
    - abrazar
    - abrefácil
    - abrumar
    - acabar
    - acanallar
    - acaso
    - acero
    - acertar
    - achicharrarse
    - acierto
    - aclararse
    - acoger
    - acosar
    - acostarse
    - acreditada
    - acreditado
    - acuerdo
    - acusarse
    - adelante
    - adueñarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - afrontar
    - agarrar
    - agenciarse
    - agraciada
    - agraciado
    - agreste
    - agua
    - ahínco
    - ahumar
    - ahumada
    - ahumado
    - airosa
    - airoso
    - alhaja
    - alinearse
    - alma
    - almohada
    - alternar
    - alzarse
    - amanecer
    - amiguete
    - amilanarse
    English:
    abide
    - above
    - abruptly
    - abstract
    - accordance
    - accurately
    - accustom
    - aching
    - act
    - admit
    - advance
    - advice
    - advise
    - afraid
    - Afro
    - ageing
    - aggregate
    - aggressively
    - ago
    - agree
    - agreement
    - ahead
    - aim
    - ale
    - alive
    - all
    - allow for
    - allowance
    - ally
    - alone
    - along
    - aloud
    - amenable
    - amenities
    - Americana
    - amusement
    - and
    - angel food cake
    - angling
    - angrily
    - angry
    - annoy
    - antics
    - apologize
    - appointment
    - approach
    - approachable
    - arbitration
    - archery
    - argument
    * * *
    con prep
    1. [indica modo, manera o instrumento] with;
    se cortó con un cuchillo she cut herself with a knife;
    chocó con una farola he bumped into a lamppost;
    vino con un taxi she came by taxi;
    voy cómodo con estas botas/este jersey I'm comfortable in these boots/this sweater;
    iré a la boda con un traje negro I'm going to the wedding in a black suit;
    un joven con muy buenos modales a very polite young man;
    andar con la cabeza alta to walk with one's head held high;
    ir con prisa to be in a hurry;
    actuar con timidez to behave timidly;
    llover con fuerza to rain hard;
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts;
    se lo puedes decir con toda confianza you needn't worry about telling her;
    trátalo con mucho cariño treat him with a lot of affection o very affectionately;
    lo haré con mucho gusto it will be a pleasure for me to do it, I'll be delighted to do it;
    con arreglo a la ley in accordance with the law
    2. [indica compañía, relación o colaboración] with;
    vive con sus padres she lives with her parents;
    se escribe con gente de varios países he corresponds with people from a number of different countries;
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?;
    está muy enfadado con su madre he's very angry with his mother;
    está casada con mi hermano she's married to my brother;
    estoy de acuerdo con ellos I agree with them;
    habló con todos he spoke to everybody;
    un acuerdo de colaboración con el Caribe a cooperation agreement with the Caribbean
    3. [indica contenido o cualidad]
    una persona con carácter a person of character;
    un hombre con bigote a man with a moustache;
    una bolsa con patatas a bag of potatoes;
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    4. [indica unión o adición]
    un helado con nueces an ice cream with nuts;
    un pastel con nata a cream cake;
    el mío con leche, por favor I'd like milk in mine, please, I'd like mine white, please;
    el total con el IVA alcanza un millón the total is a million including Br VAT o US (sales) tax;
    tiene cuarenta con dos décimas de fiebre her temperature is 40.2 degrees
    5. [indica estado o situación]
    con buena salud in good health;
    está en cama con gripe she's in bed with flu;
    está con un enfado tremendo he's really angry;
    el niño está con ganas de ir al baño the child wants to go to the Br toilet o US bathroom;
    corría con ellos pisándome los talones I ran with them hot o hard on my heels
    6. [indica causa]
    el hielo se derrite con el calor ice melts when heated;
    me desperté con la música del vecino I was woken up by our neighbour playing music;
    con este tiempo no se puede ir de excursión we can't go out on a trip in this weather;
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it;
    con todo el trabajo que hemos tenido hoy, se me ha olvidado llamarle with all the work we've had today, I've forgotten to call her;
    se entristeció con las noticias she was sad when she heard the news;
    cómprales el libro, ¡con lo que les gusta leer! buy them the book, they like reading so much they'll be delighted!
    7. [hacia]
    para con towards;
    es amable para con todos she is friendly towards o with everyone
    8. (+ infinitivo) [para introducir una condición] by;
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way;
    con llamar ya quedarás bien you'll make a good impression just by phoning;
    con llorar no consigues nada it's no good crying, crying won't get you anywhere;
    con no decírselo a nadie, el secreto está garantizado if we don't tell anyone, secrecy will be guaranteed;
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    9. [a condición de que]
    con que, con tal de que as long as;
    con que llegue a tiempo me conformo I don't mind as long as he arrives on time;
    te dejo el gato con tal de que le des de comer I'll let you look after the cat as long as you feed it
    10. [a pesar de] in spite of;
    con todo despite everything;
    con todo lo raro que es, me encantan sus películas he may be weird, but I love his films, for all his weirdness, I love his films;
    con lo que hemos caminado hoy, y no estoy cansado despite the fact that we've walked so far today, I'm still not tired
    11. [para expresar queja o decepción]
    mira que perder, ¡con lo bien que jugaste! you were unlucky to lose, you played really well!;
    con lo agradable que es, y casi no tiene amigos considering how nice he is, he has surprisingly few friends
    12. Am [donde]
    fue a quejarse con su madre he complained to his mother;
    se hace los zapatos con Ardaches she has her shoes made at Ardaches;
    los domingos comen con su padre on Sundays they eat at her father's
    13. Méx [tras] after;
    ha trabajado día con día she's worked day after day o day in day out
    * * *
    prp
    1 with;
    voy con ellos I’m going with them;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    2
    :
    con todo eso in spite of all that;
    con tal de que provided that, as long as;
    con hacer eso by doing that;
    para con alguien to s.o., toward s.o.;
    con este calor in this heat;
    ¡con lo que he hecho por él! after all I’ve done for him!
    3
    :
    ser amable con alguien be kind to s.o.
    * * *
    con prep
    1) : with
    vengo con mi padre: I'm going with my father
    ¡con quién hablas?: who are you speaking to?
    2) : in spite of
    con todo: in spite of it all
    3) : to, towards
    ella es amable con los niños: she is kind to the children
    4) : by
    con llegar temprano: by arriving early
    5)
    con (tal) que : as long as, so long as
    * * *
    con prep
    1. (instrumento, compañía) with
    una bolsa con dinero a bag of money / a bag containing money
    con decir que no te interesa, será suficiente all you need to do is say you're not interested
    con lo + adjetivo but / yet
    con lo caro que ha costado y no funciona bien it was very expensive, but it doesn't work

    Spanish-English dictionary > con

  • 6 con maña

    (adj.) = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA]
    Ex. But may, unless skilfully exploited and designed, lead to bulky catalogues which are difficult to read.
    Ex. The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    * * *
    (adj.) = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA]

    Ex: But may, unless skilfully exploited and designed, lead to bulky catalogues which are difficult to read.

    Ex: The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con maña

  • 7 deslumbrante2

    2 = dazzling, bedazzling, blazing, arresting, stunning.
    Ex. It was a grand day, one of those dazzling spectacular blue and gold days of early fall.
    Ex. He is a skillful raconteur, his writing is wonderfully entertaining and his message is controversial, bedazzling, savvy, disquieting... yet optimistic.
    Ex. Marie-Nicole Lemieux in the title role provides a blazing star performance.
    Ex. It is when speakers have no feeling for pause that their speech seems to burble on without any arresting quality; the club bore is a burbler: he has not learnt the eloquence of silence.
    Ex. The trends themselves are not hard to anticipate, although the stunning pace of development is often not fully appreciated.

    Spanish-English dictionary > deslumbrante2

  • 8 destreza

    f.
    1 skill, dexterity.
    2 skillful action.
    * * *
    1 skill, dexterity
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=habilidad) skill
    2) (=agilidad) dexterity
    * * *
    femenino skill

    demostró mucha destreza con el florete — he showed great dexterity o skill in his handling of the foil

    * * *
    = competence, skill, dexterity, prowess.
    Ex. In order that you should be able to perform these required skills with greater competence, selected elements of the theory of subject indexing will be included.
    Ex. However, successful human free language indexing is very dependent upon the skills of the individual indexer.
    Ex. Reference work is merely a practical skill -- of a high-grade kind, to be sure -- but a mere dexterity, a mental facility, acquired by practice.
    Ex. The results endorse the need for continued application of marketing prowess, information science research, and library support systems.
    ----
    * basado en el desarrollo de destrezas prácticas = competency based.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * crear con gran destreza = craft.
    * desarrollar una destreza = develop + skill, build + skill.
    * desconocimiento de las destrezas básicas en la búsqueda, rec = information illiteracy.
    * destreza académica = academic skill.
    * destreza cognitiva = cognitive skill.
    * destreza de apoyo = ancillary skill.
    * destreza en la acampada = campcraft.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * destreza lingüística = language skill.
    * destreza manual = manual skill, manual dexterity.
    * destrezas informáticas = computer skills.
    * destrezas relacionadas con el uso de la información = information skills.
    * destrezas relacionadas con la información = information skills.
    * destreza verbal = verbal skill.
    * dominar una destreza = master + skill.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + destrezas = sharpen + Posesivo + skills.
    * producir con gran destreza = craft.
    * requerir más destreza = be more of an art.
    * * *
    femenino skill

    demostró mucha destreza con el florete — he showed great dexterity o skill in his handling of the foil

    * * *
    = competence, skill, dexterity, prowess.

    Ex: In order that you should be able to perform these required skills with greater competence, selected elements of the theory of subject indexing will be included.

    Ex: However, successful human free language indexing is very dependent upon the skills of the individual indexer.
    Ex: Reference work is merely a practical skill -- of a high-grade kind, to be sure -- but a mere dexterity, a mental facility, acquired by practice.
    Ex: The results endorse the need for continued application of marketing prowess, information science research, and library support systems.
    * basado en el desarrollo de destrezas prácticas = competency based.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * crear con gran destreza = craft.
    * desarrollar una destreza = develop + skill, build + skill.
    * desconocimiento de las destrezas básicas en la búsqueda, rec = information illiteracy.
    * destreza académica = academic skill.
    * destreza cognitiva = cognitive skill.
    * destreza de apoyo = ancillary skill.
    * destreza en la acampada = campcraft.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * destreza lingüística = language skill.
    * destreza manual = manual skill, manual dexterity.
    * destrezas informáticas = computer skills.
    * destrezas relacionadas con el uso de la información = information skills.
    * destrezas relacionadas con la información = information skills.
    * destreza verbal = verbal skill.
    * dominar una destreza = master + skill.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + destrezas = sharpen + Posesivo + skills.
    * producir con gran destreza = craft.
    * requerir más destreza = be more of an art.

    * * *
    skill
    controló el balón con destreza he controlled the ball skillfully
    demostró mucha destreza con el florete he showed great dexterity o skill in his handling of the foil
    con gran destreza very skillfully
    * * *

    destreza sustantivo femenino
    skill;

    destreza sustantivo femenino skill: muestra bastante destreza con la cometa, she demonstrates quite a bit of skill with the kite

    ' destreza' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    maña
    - saber
    - arte
    - manual
    - pericia
    - técnica
    English:
    art
    - consummate
    - craft
    - derive
    - develop
    - development
    - dexterity
    - hone
    - improve
    - improvement
    - neatness
    - practice
    - practise
    - proficiency
    - prowess
    - skill
    - trick
    - deftly
    * * *
    skill, dexterity;
    tiene destreza para la costura he's very good at sewing;
    hacer algo con destreza to do sth skilfully
    * * *
    f skill
    * * *
    habilidad: dexterity, skill
    * * *
    destreza n skill

    Spanish-English dictionary > destreza

  • 9 diestro

    adj.
    1 deft, skillful, artful, dextrous.
    2 right-handed, right-hand, dexter.
    3 dextral.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 literal right
    2 (hábil) skilful (US skillful)
    1 bullfighter
    \
    a diestro y siniestro left, right and centre (US center)
    ————————
    1 bullfighter
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=derecho) right

    repartir golpes a diestro y siniestro — to throw out punches left, right and centre

    2) (=hábil) skilful, skillful (EEUU); [con las manos] handy
    3) (=astuto) shrewd; pey sly
    2. SM
    1) (Taur) matador
    2) (=espadachín) expert swordsman; [en esgrima] expert fencer
    3) (=correa) bridle
    4) (Dep) right-hander
    * * *
    I
    - tra adjetivo
    a) (frml) < mano> right; < persona> right-handed
    b) ( hábil) < persona> skillful*, adroit; < jugada> skillful*
    II
    masculino matador, bullfighter
    * * *
    = accomplished, skilful [skillful, -USA], nimble, deft, right-handed, adroit, nifty [niftier -comp., nifitiest -sup.], right-footed.
    Nota: De pies.
    Ex. This specialised clientele is eclectic and ranges from novices to the most accomplished artists and includes painters, sculptors and graphic artists.
    Ex. The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex. If they were watching the nimble movements of a compositor as he gathered the types from the hundred and fifty-two boxes of his case, they would knock their hips against the corner of a bench.
    Ex. In this live peformance video, Joan Sutherland's coloratura is as deft as ever.
    Ex. All subjects were right-handed except for three left-handed men and one ambidextrous male.
    Ex. Reference services exist to help the less adroit find information and their fundamental value lies in equity of access to information.
    Ex. To begin with, this photocopier perhaps had the potential for resurrection by someone mechanically minded and nifty with a screwdriver.
    Ex. He's right-footed although he plays the left wing.
    ----
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * poco diestro = poor-ability.
    * repartir a diestro y siniestro = dish out.
    * ser diestro en = be skilled at.
    * * *
    I
    - tra adjetivo
    a) (frml) < mano> right; < persona> right-handed
    b) ( hábil) < persona> skillful*, adroit; < jugada> skillful*
    II
    masculino matador, bullfighter
    * * *
    = accomplished, skilful [skillful, -USA], nimble, deft, right-handed, adroit, nifty [niftier -comp., nifitiest -sup.], right-footed.
    Nota: De pies.

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

    Ex: The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex: If they were watching the nimble movements of a compositor as he gathered the types from the hundred and fifty-two boxes of his case, they would knock their hips against the corner of a bench.
    Ex: In this live peformance video, Joan Sutherland's coloratura is as deft as ever.
    Ex: All subjects were right-handed except for three left-handed men and one ambidextrous male.
    Ex: Reference services exist to help the less adroit find information and their fundamental value lies in equity of access to information.
    Ex: To begin with, this photocopier perhaps had the potential for resurrection by someone mechanically minded and nifty with a screwdriver.
    Ex: He's right-footed although he plays the left wing.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * poco diestro = poor-ability.
    * repartir a diestro y siniestro = dish out.
    * ser diestro en = be skilled at.

    * * *
    1 ( frml); ‹mano› right; ‹persona› right-handed
    a diestra y siniestra or ( Esp) a diestro y siniestro left and right ( AmE), left, right and centre ( BrE)
    2 (hábil) ‹persona› skillful*, deft, adroit; ‹jugada› skillful*
    matador, bullfighter
    * * *

    diestro 1
    ◊ - tra adjetivo

    a) (frml) ‹ mano› right;

    ‹ persona› right-handed
    b) ( hábil) ‹persona/jugada› skillful( conjugate skillful)

    diestro 2 sustantivo masculino
    matador, bullfighter;
    ◊ a diestro y siniestro (Esp) left and right (AmE), left, right and centre (BrE)

    diestro,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (mañoso, habilidoso) skilful, US skillful
    2 (que no es zurdo) right-handed
    II m Taur bullfighter, matador
    ♦ Locuciones: a diestro y siniestro, left, right and centre

    ' diestro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    diestra
    - O
    - hábil
    English:
    deft
    - dexterous
    - diplomacy
    - right-handed
    - skilful
    - skilled
    - skillful
    - splash about
    - adroit
    - nimble
    - right
    * * *
    diestro, -a
    ♦ adj
    1. [mano] right;
    Esp
    a diestro y siniestro, Am [m5] a diestra y siniestra left, right and centre, all over the place
    2. [persona] right-handed;
    [futbolista] right-footed
    3. [hábil] skilful (en at);
    es muy diestro con los pinceles he's a talented painter;
    es muy diestro reparando averías en la casa he's very good at mending things around the house
    ♦ nm
    1. [persona] right-handed person;
    [futbolista] right-footed player;
    los diestros the right-handed, right-handed people
    2. Taurom matador
    * * *
    I adj
    :
    II m TAUR bullfighter
    * * *
    diestro, - tra adj
    1) : right
    2) : skillful, accomplished
    : bullfighter, matador
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > diestro

  • 10 filigrana

    f.
    1 filigree.
    2 skillful work.
    3 watermark.
    4 fine handicraft, lovely thing, adornment, daintiness.
    5 dealer imprint.
    * * *
    1 (orfebrería) filigree
    2 (papel) watermark
    3 (cosa delicada) delicate piece of work
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Téc) filigree (work)
    2) (Tip) watermark
    3) pl filigranas (fig) delicate work sing ; (Dep) elegant play sing, fancy footwork sing
    * * *
    a) (de oro, plata) filigree
    b) (en deporte, danza) intricate movement
    c)

    hacer filigranas — to perform o work miracles

    d) ( en un papel) watermark
    * * *
    = watermark, paper image.
    Ex. Such paper was rarely made, but may now and again be found with the watermark in the middle, or next to an edge, of the sheet.
    Ex. No two paper moulds of the hand-press period were ever precisely identical, and individual moulds can be identified by their paper images; even the two moulds of a pair, which were deliberately made to look alike, can be told apart by the paper made in them.
    ----
    * filigranas = watermarking.
    * marcar con filigrana = watermark.
    * * *
    a) (de oro, plata) filigree
    b) (en deporte, danza) intricate movement
    c)

    hacer filigranas — to perform o work miracles

    d) ( en un papel) watermark
    * * *
    = watermark, paper image.

    Ex: Such paper was rarely made, but may now and again be found with the watermark in the middle, or next to an edge, of the sheet.

    Ex: No two paper moulds of the hand-press period were ever precisely identical, and individual moulds can be identified by their paper images; even the two moulds of a pair, which were deliberately made to look alike, can be told apart by the paper made in them.
    * filigranas = watermarking.
    * marcar con filigrana = watermark.

    * * *
    1 (de oro, plata) filigree
    2 (en deporte, danza) intricate o delicate movement
    ¡a ver si se dejan de filigranas y marcan un gol! let's have less fancy footwork and more goals! ( colloq)
    hacer filigranas to perform o work miracles
    3 (en un papel) watermark
    * * *

    filigrana sustantivo femenino
    1 filigree
    2 fig (usu tb en pl) intricacy, intricate work
    3 (de papel) watermark
    ' filigrana' also found in these entries:
    English:
    juggling act
    - watermark
    - water
    * * *
    1. [en orfebrería] filigree
    2. [en billetes] watermark
    3. [habilidad]
    hace filigranas con el balón he performs all sorts of trickery with the ball;
    tuve que hacer filigranas para dejar a todos contentos it took some fancy footwork on my part to keep everyone happy
    4. Cuba [planta] = variety of lantana
    * * *
    f filigree;
    * * *
    1) : filigree
    2) : watermark (on paper)

    Spanish-English dictionary > filigrana

  • 11 habilidoso

    adj.
    skillful, able, deft, artful.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 skilful (US skillful), clever
    * * *
    ADJ handy, good with one's hands
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo [ser] good with one's hands, handy
    * * *
    = adroit, skilful [skillful, -USA], nifty [niftier -comp., nifitiest -sup.], artful.
    Ex. Reference services exist to help the less adroit find information and their fundamental value lies in equity of access to information.
    Ex. The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex. To begin with, this photocopier perhaps had the potential for resurrection by someone mechanically minded and nifty with a screwdriver.
    Ex. She is not just lissome and beautiful, but also cultured, artful, expressive, and energetic.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo [ser] good with one's hands, handy
    * * *
    = adroit, skilful [skillful, -USA], nifty [niftier -comp., nifitiest -sup.], artful.

    Ex: Reference services exist to help the less adroit find information and their fundamental value lies in equity of access to information.

    Ex: The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex: To begin with, this photocopier perhaps had the potential for resurrection by someone mechanically minded and nifty with a screwdriver.
    Ex: She is not just lissome and beautiful, but also cultured, artful, expressive, and energetic.

    * * *
    él te lo arreglará que es muy habilidoso he'll fix it for you, he's very handy with o good with things like that
    mi mujer es muy habilidosa, le hace toda la ropa a la niña my wife is very good with her hands, she makes all our daughter's clothes
    * * *

    habilidoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo [ser] good with one's hands, handy

    habilidoso,-a adjetivo
    1 (que tiene habilidad) handy, skilful
    2 (hecho con habilidad) skilled

    ' habilidoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    diestra
    - diestro
    - habilidosa
    - torpe
    - mañoso
    English:
    handy
    - skillful
    * * *
    habilidoso, -a adj
    1. [diestro] handy, good with one's hands;
    es muy habilidoso he's very handy, he's very good with his hands
    2. [inteligente] skilled, clever
    * * *
    adj
    1 con las manos good with one’s hands, handy
    2 ( inteligente) clever, skillful, Br
    skilful
    * * *
    habilidoso, -sa adj
    : skillful, clever

    Spanish-English dictionary > habilidoso

  • 12 hábil

    adj.
    able, deft, skillful, artful.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 (diestro) skilful (US skillful)
    2 (despabilado) clever, smart
    3 (acto) clever
    4 (apto, adecuado) good, suitable
    \
    en tiempo hábil at the proper time
    ser hábil en algo / ser hábil para algo (persona) to be good at something
    día hábil working day
    * * *
    adj.
    1) clever, able, skillful
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=diestro) skilful, skillful (EEUU)

    es muy hábil con la aguja — he's very handy o good with a needle

    ¡muy hábil! ya me has vuelto a endilgar el trabajo — hum very clever! you've landed me with the job again

    2) (Jur) competent
    día 1)
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( diestro) < carpintero> skilled, adept; < conductor> good, skillful*; <juego/táctica> skillful*
    b) (astuto, inteligente) clever, able
    2) <horas/días> working (before n)
    3) (Der) competent
    * * *
    = accomplished, skilful [skillful, -USA], able [abler -comp., ablest -sup.], nimble, resourceful, deft, adroit, nifty [niftier -comp., nifitiest -sup.], clever [cleverer -comp., cleverest -sup.].
    Ex. This specialised clientele is eclectic and ranges from novices to the most accomplished artists and includes painters, sculptors and graphic artists.
    Ex. The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex. Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.
    Ex. If they were watching the nimble movements of a compositor as he gathered the types from the hundred and fifty-two boxes of his case, they would knock their hips against the corner of a bench.
    Ex. Under a series of resourceful librarians, it rapidly achieved a high reputation for its collection of books, periodicals and prints.
    Ex. In this live peformance video, Joan Sutherland's coloratura is as deft as ever.
    Ex. Reference services exist to help the less adroit find information and their fundamental value lies in equity of access to information.
    Ex. To begin with, this photocopier perhaps had the potential for resurrection by someone mechanically minded and nifty with a screwdriver.
    Ex. It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits.
    ----
    * día hábil = business day, workday, weekday, working day.
    * poco hábil = poor-ability.
    * ser hábil para = be adroit at.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( diestro) < carpintero> skilled, adept; < conductor> good, skillful*; <juego/táctica> skillful*
    b) (astuto, inteligente) clever, able
    2) <horas/días> working (before n)
    3) (Der) competent
    * * *
    = accomplished, skilful [skillful, -USA], able [abler -comp., ablest -sup.], nimble, resourceful, deft, adroit, nifty [niftier -comp., nifitiest -sup.], clever [cleverer -comp., cleverest -sup.].

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

    Ex: The acquisition of these materials is a skilful job demanding the sort of dedication that a housewife brings to the running of her home.
    Ex: Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.
    Ex: If they were watching the nimble movements of a compositor as he gathered the types from the hundred and fifty-two boxes of his case, they would knock their hips against the corner of a bench.
    Ex: Under a series of resourceful librarians, it rapidly achieved a high reputation for its collection of books, periodicals and prints.
    Ex: In this live peformance video, Joan Sutherland's coloratura is as deft as ever.
    Ex: Reference services exist to help the less adroit find information and their fundamental value lies in equity of access to information.
    Ex: To begin with, this photocopier perhaps had the potential for resurrection by someone mechanically minded and nifty with a screwdriver.
    Ex: It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits.
    * día hábil = business day, workday, weekday, working day.
    * poco hábil = poor-ability.
    * ser hábil para = be adroit at.

    * * *
    A
    1 (diestro) skillful*
    es un hábil carpintero he's a skilled o an adept carpenter
    es una hábil conductora she's a good driver
    tiene manos hábiles para la costura she's very good o skillful o adept with a needle
    he roto otra taza — ¡muy hábil! ( iró); I've broken another cup! — that was clever of you! ( iro)
    una jugada hábil de Prieto a skillful move from Prieto
    2 (astuto, inteligente) clever
    es muy hábil para los negocios he's a very clever o able businessman
    B ‹horas/días› working ( before n)
    C ( Der) ‹testigo› competent
    * * *

     

    hábil adjetivo
    1
    a) ( diestro) ‹ carpintero› skilled, adept;

    ‹ conductor› good, skillful( conjugate skillful);
    ‹juego/táctica› skillful( conjugate skillful)
    b) (astuto, inteligente) clever, able

    2 ‹horas/días› working ( before n)
    3 (Der) competent
    hábil adjetivo
    1 (mañoso) skilful, US skillful: era muy hábil con las manos, he was very skilful with his hands
    2 (astuto, ingenioso) smart: estuvo muy hábil en sus respuestas, his responses very witty
    3 (laboral) working
    dos días hábiles, two working days
    ' hábil' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    día
    - diplomática
    - diplomático
    - diestro
    English:
    capable
    - clever
    - deft
    - defuse
    - good
    - handy
    - proficient
    - skilful
    - skilled
    - skillful
    - slick
    - able
    - adroit
    - crafty
    - shrewd
    - work
    - working
    * * *
    1. [diestro] skilful;
    estuvo muy hábil en el debate she argued very skilfully in the debate;
    es muy hábil con las manos he's very good with his hands;
    Irónico
    se me ha quemado la comida – ¡qué hábil! I've burned the dinner – that was clever (of you)! o Br nice one!
    2. [inteligente] clever;
    utilizó una hábil estrategia para convencernos he used a clever strategy to persuade us
    3. [utilizable] [lugar] suitable, fit;
    días hábiles working days, US workdays
    * * *
    adj
    1 skilled
    2 ( capaz) capable
    3 ( astuto) clever, smart
    4
    :
    día hábil working day
    * * *
    1) : able, skillful
    2) : working
    días hábiles: working days
    * * *
    hábil adj (persona) skilful

    Spanish-English dictionary > hábil

  • 13 impresionante

    adj.
    1 amazing, astonishing (asombroso, extraordinario).
    2 impressive, awful, affecting, awe-inspiring.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 (admirable) impressive
    2 (impactante) powerful; (inquietante) disturbing
    3 (sorprendente) astonishing, amazing
    4 familiar (gen) incredible; (negativamente) terrible; (enorme) tremendous
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=maravilloso) [edificio, acto] impressive; [espectáculo] striking
    2) (=conmovedor) moving, affecting
    3) (=espantoso) shocking
    * * *
    adjetivo <éxito/cantidad/paisaje> amazing, incredible; < accidente> horrific
    * * *
    = dazzling, formidable, impressive, striking, awe-inspiring, awe-inspiring, imposing, breathtaking, bedazzling, astonishing, spectacular, awesome, towering.
    Ex. It was a grand day, one of those dazzling spectacular blue and gold days of early fall.
    Ex. 'It's up to you to see that things are done,' she defended herself, somewhat nervous and abashed by his formidable stare.
    Ex. Given such an impressive array of advantages it may seem surprising that conventional subject indexes to the literature continue to be produced.
    Ex. A very striking example of this is the fact that in all our rules there is the provision that anonymous publications should be entered under the author when known.
    Ex. Some of the books recently published in the field of automotive engineering can perhaps best be described as awe-inspiring.
    Ex. Some of the books recently published in the field of automotive engineering can perhaps best be described as awe-inspiring.
    Ex. Today's imposing array of courses is seen as a worthy monument to the efforts of those who have given so much to education for librarianship.
    Ex. This breathtaking building is 213 meters long and has over 300 windows.
    Ex. He is a skillful raconteur, his writing is wonderfully entertaining and his message is controversial, bedazzling, savvy, disquieting... yet optimistic.
    Ex. It asserts that the answer to the problems relating to the astonishing growth of great research libraries lies in large-scale interlibrary cooperation.
    Ex. There were some quite spectacular success stories reported of SLIS exporting their IT talents to the rest of the institution.
    Ex. In the sometimes frenetic push towards the somewhat awesome concept of Universal Bibliographic Control (UBC), the library needs of the nonscholar are easily overlooked.
    Ex. We will stop along the way to visit towering forests, waterfalls and scenic lakes.
    ----
    * de un modo impresionante = impressively.
    * paisaje impresionante = breathtaking scenery.
    * vista impresionante = breathtaking view.
    * * *
    adjetivo <éxito/cantidad/paisaje> amazing, incredible; < accidente> horrific
    * * *
    = dazzling, formidable, impressive, striking, awe-inspiring, awe-inspiring, imposing, breathtaking, bedazzling, astonishing, spectacular, awesome, towering.

    Ex: It was a grand day, one of those dazzling spectacular blue and gold days of early fall.

    Ex: 'It's up to you to see that things are done,' she defended herself, somewhat nervous and abashed by his formidable stare.
    Ex: Given such an impressive array of advantages it may seem surprising that conventional subject indexes to the literature continue to be produced.
    Ex: A very striking example of this is the fact that in all our rules there is the provision that anonymous publications should be entered under the author when known.
    Ex: Some of the books recently published in the field of automotive engineering can perhaps best be described as awe-inspiring.
    Ex: Some of the books recently published in the field of automotive engineering can perhaps best be described as awe-inspiring.
    Ex: Today's imposing array of courses is seen as a worthy monument to the efforts of those who have given so much to education for librarianship.
    Ex: This breathtaking building is 213 meters long and has over 300 windows.
    Ex: He is a skillful raconteur, his writing is wonderfully entertaining and his message is controversial, bedazzling, savvy, disquieting... yet optimistic.
    Ex: It asserts that the answer to the problems relating to the astonishing growth of great research libraries lies in large-scale interlibrary cooperation.
    Ex: There were some quite spectacular success stories reported of SLIS exporting their IT talents to the rest of the institution.
    Ex: In the sometimes frenetic push towards the somewhat awesome concept of Universal Bibliographic Control (UBC), the library needs of the nonscholar are easily overlooked.
    Ex: We will stop along the way to visit towering forests, waterfalls and scenic lakes.
    * de un modo impresionante = impressively.
    * paisaje impresionante = breathtaking scenery.
    * vista impresionante = breathtaking view.

    * * *
    ‹éxito› amazing, incredible; ‹accidente› horrific
    había una vista impresionante desde el hotel there was a spectacular o an amazing view from the hotel
    había una cantidad impresionante de gente there was an amazing o incredible number of people there
    la caída del dólar fue impresionante the dollar's fall was dramatic
    * * *

     

    impresionante adjetivo ‹éxito/cantidad/paisaje› amazing, incredible;
    ‹ accidente› horrific
    impresionante adjetivo
    1 (admirable) impressive, striking: contemplamos un paisaje impresionante, we contemplated the astonishing landscape
    (sobrecogedor) shocking: sufrió un impresionante accidente, she had a horrific accident
    2 (intensificador) fue una metedura de pata impresionante, it was a terrible blunder
    tengo unas ganas impresionantes de verte, I can hardly wait to see you
    ' impresionante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ciega
    - ciego
    - conquistar
    - espectáculo
    - formidable
    - imponente
    - cantidad
    English:
    awe-inspiring
    - awesome
    - breathtaking
    - effective
    - imposing
    - impressive
    - impressively
    - mighty
    - spectacular
    - stunning
    - towering
    - awe
    - breath
    - cool
    * * *
    1. [asombroso, extraordinario] amazing, astonishing;
    tuvo un éxito impresionante it was amazingly successful
    2. [conmovedor] moving;
    era impresionante verlos sufrir it was terrible to watch them suffer
    3. [maravilloso] impressive;
    una puesta de sol impresionante an impressive o spectacular sunset
    4. [grande] enormous;
    hace un frío impresionante it's absolutely freezing
    * * *
    adj impressive
    * * *
    : impressive, incredible, amazing
    * * *
    1. (admirable) impressive
    2. (sorprendente) amazing / incredible
    3. (muy grande) terrible

    Spanish-English dictionary > impresionante

  • 14 liar

    v.
    1 to tie up.
    El cazador lía los manojos The hunter ties up the bundles.
    2 to roll (cigarrillo).
    El tabacalero lía los puros The tobacco grower rolls the cigars.
    3 to confuse.
    ¡ya me has liado! now you've really got me confused!
    su declaración no hizo más que liar el tema his statement only complicated o confused matters
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ DESVIAR], like link=desviar desviar
    1 (atar) to tie up, bind; (envolver) to wrap up
    2 (cigarrillo) to roll
    3 (lana) to wind
    4 familiar (complicar) to mix up, make a mess of; (confundir) to confuse
    ■ vete por pasos que así no te lías take it slowly, that way you won't get all mixed up
    5 familiar (engatusar) to involve
    ► verbo pronominal liarse a + sustantivo
    1 to start + gerund
    ■ se liaron a patadas/golpes they started kicking/hitting each other
    \
    liarse con alguien to have an affair with somebody
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ fardos, paquetes] (=atar) to tie up; (=envolver) to wrap (up)
    bártulos, petate 2)
    2) [+ cigarrillo] to roll
    3) (=confundir) to confuse

    ¡no me líes! — (=no me confundas) don't confuse me!; (=no me metas en problemas) don't get me into trouble!

    4)

    liarla — * (=provocar una discusión) to stir up trouble; (=hacer algo mal) to make a mess of things

    ¡la liamos! — we've done it now! *

    5)

    liarlas — † ** (=irse) to beat it *; (=morir) to peg out **

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < cigarrillo> to roll
    b) ( atar) to tie (up); ( envolver) to wrap (up); (en un fardo, manojo) to bundle (up)
    2) (fam)
    a) <situación/asunto> to complicate

    liarla — (Esp fam) to goof (colloq)

    b) ( confundir) < persona> to confuse, get... in a muddle
    c) ( en un asunto) < persona> to involve
    2.
    liarse v pron
    1) (fam)
    a) asunto to get complicated
    b) persona to get confused
    2) (Esp fam) ( entretenerse)

    nos liamos a hablar y... — we got talking and...

    liarse a patadas — (Esp fam)

    * * *
    = roll up, strap, wrap up, snarl up.
    Ex. Occasionally charts or maps are rolled up and stored in cardboard rolls housed in a structure like an umbrella stand.
    Ex. Microfilm is said to have been invented during the Franco-Prussian War, to send reduced diagrams of troop positions by strapping these to the legs of carrier pigeons.
    Ex. Finally, the type faces were inspected for defects, and the sort was wrapped up in a packet for delivery.
    Ex. If all goes as usual, it will snow approximately one inch and completely snarl up traffic until melted.
    ----
    * liarse la manta a la cabeza = jump in + head first, jump in at + the deep end, throw + caution to the wind.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < cigarrillo> to roll
    b) ( atar) to tie (up); ( envolver) to wrap (up); (en un fardo, manojo) to bundle (up)
    2) (fam)
    a) <situación/asunto> to complicate

    liarla — (Esp fam) to goof (colloq)

    b) ( confundir) < persona> to confuse, get... in a muddle
    c) ( en un asunto) < persona> to involve
    2.
    liarse v pron
    1) (fam)
    a) asunto to get complicated
    b) persona to get confused
    2) (Esp fam) ( entretenerse)

    nos liamos a hablar y... — we got talking and...

    liarse a patadas — (Esp fam)

    * * *
    = roll up, strap, wrap up, snarl up.

    Ex: Occasionally charts or maps are rolled up and stored in cardboard rolls housed in a structure like an umbrella stand.

    Ex: Microfilm is said to have been invented during the Franco-Prussian War, to send reduced diagrams of troop positions by strapping these to the legs of carrier pigeons.
    Ex: Finally, the type faces were inspected for defects, and the sort was wrapped up in a packet for delivery.
    Ex: If all goes as usual, it will snow approximately one inch and completely snarl up traffic until melted.
    * liarse la manta a la cabeza = jump in + head first, jump in at + the deep end, throw + caution to the wind.

    * * *
    liar [ A17 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹cigarrillo› to roll
    2 (atar) to tie, tie up
    3 (envolver) to wrap, wrap up; (en un fardo, manojo) to bundle, bundle up
    llevaba las monedas liadas en un pañuelo the coins were wrapped (up) o tied up in a handkerchief
    B
    1 ( fam); ‹situación/asunto› to complicate
    y ella lió el asunto aún más and she confused o complicated matters still further
    liarla ( Esp fam); to goof ( colloq), to boob ( BrE colloq)
    2 ( fam) (confundir) ‹persona› to confuse, get … in a muddle
    me estás liando con tantos números you're getting me in a muddle o confusing me with all these numbers
    3 ( fam) (en un asunto) ‹persona› to involve
    a mí no me líes en ese asunto don't go getting me mixed up o involved in all that
    4 ( fam) ‹bronca›
    me lió la bronca por llegar tarde ( Esp); she tore into me for being late ( AmE), she tore me off a strip for being late ( BrE colloq), she had a go at me for being late ( BrE colloq)
    ■ liarse
    A ( fam)
    1 «asunto/cuestión» (complicarse) to get complicated
    2 «persona» (confundirse) to get o become confused, get muddled
    B
    ( Esp fam) (entretenerse): me lié con la radio I started tinkering about with the radio
    liarse A + INF:
    me lié a comprobar los datos I got held up o tied up o caught up checking the statistics
    nos liamos a hablar y estuvimos allí toda la noche we got talking and we were there all night
    liarse a tortas/patadas ( Esp fam): se liaron a patadas they started kicking each other
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    liar    
    líar
    liar ( conjugate liar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) ‹ cigarrillo› to roll


    ( envolver) to wrap (up);
    (en un fardo, manojo) to bundle (up)
    2 (fam)
    a) ‹situación/asunto› to complicate

    b) ( confundir) ‹ persona› to confuse, get … in a muddle

    c) ( en un asunto) ‹ persona› to involve

    liarse verbo pronominal
    1 (fam)


    2 (Esp fam)

    ◊ nos liamos a hablar y … we got talking and …



    liar verbo transitivo
    1 (envolver) to wrap up
    (un cigarro) to roll
    2 (embrollar) to muddle up
    (aturdir) to confuse
    ' liar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    embustera
    - embustero
    - enredar
    - fullera
    - fullero
    - mentir
    - mentirosa
    - mentiroso
    - trolera
    - trolero
    - chanta
    English:
    bundle
    - liar
    - roll
    - skin up
    - tie together
    - accomplished
    - cheap
    - chronic
    - compulsive
    - confirm
    - consummate
    - downright
    - habitual
    - inveterate
    - out
    - pack
    - plausible
    - shameless
    - skillful
    - you
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [atar] to tie up
    2. [envolver]
    liar algo en [papel] to wrap sth up in
    3. [cigarrillo] to roll
    4. [involucrar] to rope in;
    liar a alguien en algo to rope sb into sth;
    me liaron para que fuera con ellos a la fiesta they roped me into going to the party with them
    5. [complicar] to confuse;
    ¡ya me has liado! now you've really got me confused!;
    su declaración no hizo más que liar el tema his statement only complicated o confused matters
    6. Esp Fam
    liarla [meter la pata] to mess things up;
    ¡ya la hemos liado!, ¿por qué la invitaste? you've really gone and done it now, why did you invite her?
    * * *
    v/t
    1 tie (up)
    2 en papel wrap (up); cigarillo roll
    3 persona confuse
    * * *
    liar {85} vt
    1) atar: to bind, to tie (up)
    2) : to roll (a cigarette)
    3) : to confuse
    * * *
    liar vb
    1. (atar) to tie up
    2. (confundir) to confuse
    3. (complicar) to complicate

    Spanish-English dictionary > liar

  • 15 magistral

    adj.
    1 magisterial.
    2 masterly (excelent).
    3 masterful, dignified, masterly.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 EDUCACIÓN magisterial
    2 (interpretación) masterly, masterful
    3 (tono, lenguaje) magisterial, bombastic
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=genial) [actuación, obra] masterly
    2) [actitud, tono] [gen] magisterial; pey pompous, pedantic
    2.
    SM (tb: reloj magistral) master clock
    * * *
    adjetivo <actuación/libro> masterly; <tono/actitud> magisterial (frml)
    * * *
    = masterly, masterful.
    Ex. He shows a masterly command of imagery throughout, but his style has always left little margin for error, and the errors here are bothersome.
    Ex. He was a masterful storyteller who could modulate from the sublime to the scatological in the blink of an eye.
    ----
    * lección magistral = lecture.
    * * *
    adjetivo <actuación/libro> masterly; <tono/actitud> magisterial (frml)
    * * *
    = masterly, masterful.

    Ex: He shows a masterly command of imagery throughout, but his style has always left little margin for error, and the errors here are bothersome.

    Ex: He was a masterful storyteller who could modulate from the sublime to the scatological in the blink of an eye.
    * lección magistral = lecture.

    * * *
    1 ‹interpretación/actuación/libro› masterly
    2 ‹tono/actitud› magisterial ( frml)
    * * *

    magistral adjetivo ‹actuación/libro› masterly;
    ‹tono/actitud› magisterial (frml)
    magistral adj (muy bueno) masterly: tuvo una intervención magistral, she made a brilliant contribution
    ' magistral' also found in these entries:
    English:
    masterly
    * * *
    1. [de maestro] magisterial
    2. [excelente] masterly
    * * *
    adj masterly
    * * *
    1) : masterful, skillful
    2) : magisterial

    Spanish-English dictionary > magistral

  • 16 malabar

    m.
    1 Malabar, inhabitant of the Malabar coastal region in SW India.
    2 skillful action, juggling act.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1→ link=juego juego
    * * *
    ADJ
    * * *
    ----
    * hacer juegos malabares = juggle.
    * hacer juegos malabares para que cuadre Algo = juggle.
    * * *
    * hacer juegos malabares = juggle.
    * hacer juegos malabares para que cuadre Algo = juggle.
    * * *
    * * *
    malabar adj
    juegos malabares juggling;
    Fig
    hacer (juegos) malabares to do a juggling act
    * * *
    m/adj
    :
    (juegos) malabares pl juggling sg
    * * *
    malabar adj
    juegos malabares : juggling

    Spanish-English dictionary > malabar

  • 17 maña

    m.
    manna, Mana.
    * * *
    1 manna
    * * *
    SF LAm
    1) (=manantial) spring
    2) (=alimento) manna
    * * *
    femenino (Col) spring
    * * *
    = knack, knack.
    Ex. Panizzi had a reputation for courting controversy at the British Museum and a knack for making enemies.
    Ex. Panizzi had a reputation for courting controversy at the British Museum and a knack for making enemies.
    ----
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * * *
    femenino (Col) spring
    * * *

    Ex: The processing of milk, meat, locusts, cereals, manna and vegetables, as described in the Old Testament of the Bible is discussed.

    * maná caído del cielo = manna from heaven.

    * * *
    ( Col)
    spring
    * * *

    Del verbo manar: ( conjugate manar)

    mana es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    mana    
    manar    
    maná    
    maña
    manar ( conjugate manar) verbo intransitivo
    to pour
    maña sustantivo femenino
    1 ( habilidad) skill, knack (colloq);
    tener or darse maña para algo to be good at sth;
    ◊ más vale maña que fuerza brain is better than brawn

    2
    ◊ mañas sustantivo femenino plural ( artimañas) wiles (pl), guile

    3 ( capricho) bad habit;
    ( manía) (AmL fam):

    tiene la maña de morderse las uñas he has the annoying habit of biting his nails
    manar
    I verbo intransitivo to flow [de, from]
    II verbo transitivo to flow with: la cañería está manando agua, the pipe is pouring with water
    maña sustantivo femenino
    1 (destreza) skill: tiene muy buena maña para la cocina, she's very good at cooking
    2 (truco, engaño) trick: se conoce todas las mañas, he knows all the tricks
    ' maña' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    mano
    - truco
    - alemán
    - musulmán
    English:
    shiftiness
    - German
    - manna
    - Muslim
    * * *
    maná nm inv
    1. Rel manna;
    como maná caído del cielo like manna from heaven
    2. Bol [dulce] Br nut sweet, US nut candy
    * * *
    m fig
    manna
    * * *
    : manna

    Spanish-English dictionary > maña

  • 18 mañoso

    adj.
    slick, skillful, tricky, artful.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 (habilidoso) handy, skilful, US skillful
    2 (astuto) crafty
    * * *
    (f. - mañosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    mañoso, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) [persona] (=hábil) clever, ingenious; (=astuto) crafty, cunning
    2) And (=perezoso) lazy
    3) LAm [animal] (=violento) vicious; (=terco) obstinate; (=tímido) shy, nervous; And, Cono Sur, Méx difficult ( esp about food)
    2.
    SM / F CAm (=ladrón) thief
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    1) ( habilidoso) good with one's hands
    2) (AmL)
    a) ( caprichoso) <niño/anciano> difficult
    b) (Chi) < caballo> difficult, stubborn
    * * *
    = jack of all trades, factotum.
    Ex. Jacks of all trades are curious by nature: they try to see things through the eyes of others and are only limited by their own ability.
    Ex. Quietly spoken, introverted Henry, the main character, tries to get casual jobs (anything, like a factotum) around Los Angeles.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    1) ( habilidoso) good with one's hands
    2) (AmL)
    a) ( caprichoso) <niño/anciano> difficult
    b) (Chi) < caballo> difficult, stubborn
    * * *
    = jack of all trades, factotum.

    Ex: Jacks of all trades are curious by nature: they try to see things through the eyes of others and are only limited by their own ability.

    Ex: Quietly spoken, introverted Henry, the main character, tries to get casual jobs (anything, like a factotum) around Los Angeles.

    * * *
    mañoso1 -sa
    A (habilidoso) good with one's hands
    B ( AmL)
    1 (caprichoso) ‹niño/anciano› difficult
    es muy mañoso para comer ( AmL); he's a very fussy o finicky eater
    2 ( Chi) ‹caballo› difficult, stubborn
    mañoso2 -sa
    masculine, feminine
    ( Chi fam) thief
    * * *

    mañoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    1 ( habilidoso) good with one's hands
    2 (AmL) ( caprichoso) difficult
    mañoso,-a adjetivo skilful, US skillful
    ' mañoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    diestra
    - diestro
    - hábil
    - mañosa
    English:
    handy
    - sharp
    - slick
    - fastidious
    - fuss
    - fussy
    * * *
    mañoso, -a adj
    1. Esp [hábil] skilful
    2. Andes, RP [caprichoso] difficult;
    no quiero andar más en este caballo, es demasiado mañoso I don't want to ride this horse again, it's too strong-willed;
    nunca se queda a cuidar a sus nietos, dice que son muy mañosos he never stays and looks after his grandchildren, he says they play up too much
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( habilidoso) skillful, Br
    skilful
    2 desp ( astuto) crafty
    3 L.Am.
    animal stubborn
    * * *
    mañoso, -sa adj
    1) hábil: skillful
    2) astuto: cunning, crafty
    3) : fussy, finicky

    Spanish-English dictionary > mañoso

  • 19 persona que sabe contar anécdotas

    (n.) = raconteur
    Ex. He is a skillful raconteur, his writing is wonderfully entertaining and his message is controversial, bedazzling, savvy, disquieting... yet optimistic.
    * * *
    (n.) = raconteur

    Ex: He is a skillful raconteur, his writing is wonderfully entertaining and his message is controversial, bedazzling, savvy, disquieting... yet optimistic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona que sabe contar anécdotas

  • 20 primoroso

    adj.
    beautiful, adorable, charming, cute.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 delicate
    * * *
    ADJ (=delicado) exquisite, fine; (=esmerado) neat, skilful, skillful (EEUU)
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) (fino, esmerado) exquisite
    b) ( delicado) delicate
    c) <niño/mujer> beautifully dressed
    * * *
    = darling, lovely [lovelier - comp., loveliest -sup.].
    Ex. Anyhow, family -- including my darling niece and nephew, who were a little bit off their oats when I arrived.
    Ex. The article ' Lovely idea, but unlovely pricing' criticizes the pricing level of a new service aimed at research scientists in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology companies.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo
    a) (fino, esmerado) exquisite
    b) ( delicado) delicate
    c) <niño/mujer> beautifully dressed
    * * *
    = darling, lovely [lovelier - comp., loveliest -sup.].

    Ex: Anyhow, family -- including my darling niece and nephew, who were a little bit off their oats when I arrived.

    Ex: The article ' Lovely idea, but unlovely pricing' criticizes the pricing level of a new service aimed at research scientists in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnology companies.

    * * *
    1 (fino, esmerado) exquisite
    llevaba puesta una mantilla primorosa she was wearing an exquisite shawl
    tiene un bordado primoroso it is exquisitely embroidered
    2 (delicado) delicate
    3 ‹niño/mujer› beautifully dressed
    * * *

    primoroso,-a adjetivo fine, beautiful, delicate, exquisite
    ' primoroso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    delicada
    - delicado
    - primorosa
    * * *
    primoroso, -a adj
    1. [delicado] exquisite, fine
    2. [hábil] skilful
    * * *
    adj exquisite
    * * *
    primoroso, -sa adj
    1) : exquisite, fine, delicate
    2) : skillful

    Spanish-English dictionary > primoroso

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