Traducción: de espanol

to sink into oblivion

  • 1 caer en la oscuridad

    (v.) = fall into + obscurity, sink into + oblivion, sink into + obscurity, fade into + obscurity, fade into + oblivion
    Ex. The acid rain literature illustrated the 1st paradigm, where journals from the unadjusted literature were thrust forward in the adjusted literature, and no unadjusted journal fell into obscurity.
    Ex. Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
    Ex. Some of them enjoy loyal followings within Russia while others briefly shone before sinking into obscurity.
    Ex. But he may be put under house arrest, a dire fate for a man who is terrified of fading into obscurity.
    Ex. The music industry as we know it is slowly fading into oblivion.
    * * *
    (v.) = fall into + obscurity, sink into + oblivion, sink into + obscurity, fade into + obscurity, fade into + oblivion

    Ex: The acid rain literature illustrated the 1st paradigm, where journals from the unadjusted literature were thrust forward in the adjusted literature, and no unadjusted journal fell into obscurity.

    Ex: Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
    Ex: Some of them enjoy loyal followings within Russia while others briefly shone before sinking into obscurity.
    Ex: But he may be put under house arrest, a dire fate for a man who is terrified of fading into obscurity.
    Ex: The music industry as we know it is slowly fading into oblivion.

    Spanish-English dictionary > caer en la oscuridad

  • 2 caer en desuso

    to fall into disuse
    * * *
    (v.) = fall into + disuse, fall out of + fashion, go out of + use, lapse, fall into + disfavour, die out, drop from + sight, go out of + favour, pass away, fall into + desuetude, fall into + desuetude, pass into + desuetude, sink into + desuetude, sink into + oblivion
    Ex. However, from the sixties, competition for the railway worker's leisure time from public libraries, service clubs and the humble television meant that many branch libraries fell into disuse.
    Ex. Rotundas were widely used for all but the most formal texts in the fifteenth century, but fell out of fashion during the sixteenth century, surviving longest in Spain.
    Ex. The English, French, and Dutch bastardas went out of use by the mid sixteenth century.
    Ex. The Act was finally allowed to lapse in 1695 and the Stationers' Company was unable to protect its members' rights against those who chose to infringe them.
    Ex. The printed catalogue has fallen into disfavour, and been replaced by card catalogues, and, more recently, on-line catalogues.
    Ex. These changes accelerated through much of the nineteenth century, with the older material such as the chivalric romance dying out about the 1960s.
    Ex. The older material, such as the chivalric romances, dropped from sight.
    Ex. The author follows the history through to the point, in the latter part of the nineteenth century, when mirror-image monograms went out of favour and were replaced by straightforward monograms.
    Ex. These tools are useable for analytical studies of how technologies emerge, mature and pass away.
    Ex. Probably only one in a hundred girls who give birth clandestinely even knows that an edict of King Henry II, now fallen into desuetude, once made their action punishable by death.
    Ex. Probably only one in a hundred girls who give birth clandestinely even knows that an edict of King Henry II, now fallen into desuetude, once made their action punishable by death.
    Ex. To make a very long story unacceptably short, espionage passed into desuetude after the Reagan years.
    Ex. It is clear now that after a time, with her marriage sinking into desuetude, Vivien entered into a sexual relationship with Russell.
    Ex. Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
    * * *
    (v.) = fall into + disuse, fall out of + fashion, go out of + use, lapse, fall into + disfavour, die out, drop from + sight, go out of + favour, pass away, fall into + desuetude, fall into + desuetude, pass into + desuetude, sink into + desuetude, sink into + oblivion

    Ex: However, from the sixties, competition for the railway worker's leisure time from public libraries, service clubs and the humble television meant that many branch libraries fell into disuse.

    Ex: Rotundas were widely used for all but the most formal texts in the fifteenth century, but fell out of fashion during the sixteenth century, surviving longest in Spain.
    Ex: The English, French, and Dutch bastardas went out of use by the mid sixteenth century.
    Ex: The Act was finally allowed to lapse in 1695 and the Stationers' Company was unable to protect its members' rights against those who chose to infringe them.
    Ex: The printed catalogue has fallen into disfavour, and been replaced by card catalogues, and, more recently, on-line catalogues.
    Ex: These changes accelerated through much of the nineteenth century, with the older material such as the chivalric romance dying out about the 1960s.
    Ex: The older material, such as the chivalric romances, dropped from sight.
    Ex: The author follows the history through to the point, in the latter part of the nineteenth century, when mirror-image monograms went out of favour and were replaced by straightforward monograms.
    Ex: These tools are useable for analytical studies of how technologies emerge, mature and pass away.
    Ex: Probably only one in a hundred girls who give birth clandestinely even knows that an edict of King Henry II, now fallen into desuetude, once made their action punishable by death.
    Ex: Probably only one in a hundred girls who give birth clandestinely even knows that an edict of King Henry II, now fallen into desuetude, once made their action punishable by death.
    Ex: To make a very long story unacceptably short, espionage passed into desuetude after the Reagan years.
    Ex: It is clear now that after a time, with her marriage sinking into desuetude, Vivien entered into a sexual relationship with Russell.
    Ex: Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.

    Spanish-English dictionary > caer en desuso

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  • sink into oblivion — be forgotten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sink into — phr verb Sink into is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑tooth Sink into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑apathy, ↑bog, ↑chair, ↑coma, ↑couch, ↑gloom, ↑oblivion, ↑obscurity, ↑recession, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sink — I n. the bathroom (AE; BE has handbasin, wash hand basin); kitchen sink II v. 1) (d; intr.) to sink below (to sink below the surface) 2) (d; intr., tr.) to sink into (to sink into oblivion; to sink one s teeth into a good steak) 3) (D; intr.) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • oblivion — n. to sink into oblivion * * * [ə blɪvɪən] to sink into oblivion to sink into oblivion …   Combinatory dictionary

  • oblivion — o|bliv|i|on [əˈblıviən] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin oblivio, from oblivisci to forget ] 1.) when something is completely forgotten or no longer important sink/slip/pass etc into oblivion ▪ Wind power presents too many… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oblivion — [[t]əblɪ̱viən[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: usu into N Oblivion is the state of not being aware of what is happening around you, for example because you are asleep or unconscious. He just drank himself jovially into oblivion... Within the hour he had… …   English dictionary

  • Oblivion — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Oblivion >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 oblivion oblivion obliviousness lethe Sgm: N 1 forgetfulness forgetfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 obliteration obliteration &c. 552 of insensibility &c. 823 …   English dictionary for students

  • sink — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bathroom (esp. AmE), kitchen ▪ blocked (esp. BrE), clogged (AmE) ▪ marble (esp. AmE), porcelain, stainless steel …   Collocations dictionary

  • sink — [c]/sɪŋk / (say singk) verb (sank or sunk, sunk or sunken, sinking) –verb (i) 1. to descend gradually to a lower level, as water, flames, etc. 2. to go down towards or below the horizon. 3. to slope d …   Australian English dictionary

  • oblivion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ political ▪ total VERB + OBLIVION ▪ fade into, fall into, pass into, sink into, slide into …   Collocations dictionary

  • oblivion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Forgetfulness Nouns oblivion, obliviousness, forgetfulness, obliteration (of the past); insensibility; failure, loss, or lapse of memory, amnesia, memory hole; waters of Lethe or oblivion, nepenthe;… …   English dictionary for students


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