There are no words to describe how I feltThose were his very words(Ling)
What's the German word for "banana"?There's no such word as "persnickety", is there?
I remember every word he saidrecuerdo todas y cada una de sus palabras;that's not the word I would have chosenyo no me hubiera expresado así;the words(lyrics)la letra
I won't hear a word against himno permito que se le critique
They use a lot of big words in the Times Literary Supplement, don't they?
Our slogan: honesty in word and deedWhen a loved one resorts to violence, in word and deed, the world stops making senseTwo factory managers are to be removed from office because, the government say, they supported the coup attempt in word and deed
words failed meme quedé sin habla
a man of few wordsun hombre nada locuaz
Primary teachers across Britain struggled to find the words yesterday to explain the Dunblane massacre to inquisitive small childrenHe could find no words to express his misery
fine wordspalabras elocuentes (pero quizá poco sinceras)
too stupid for wordsde lo más estúpido
the whole thing was too ridiculous for words
what's the word for "shop" in Spanish?¿cómo se dice "shop" en español?;the Spanish have a word for iten español existe una palabra para eso;there is no other word for itno se puede llamar de otro modo
She's disappeared! There's no other word for it
silly isn't the word for it¡llamarle estúpido es poco!
I can't get a word out of himno logro sacarle una palabra
in other wordsen otros términos;es decir;esto es;in the words of Calderóncon palabras de Calderón;como dice Calderón;in his own wordscon sus propias palabras
in so many words
she didn't say so in so many wordsno lo dijo exactamente así;no lo dijo así concretamente
"Did he actually invite you?" "Not in so many words, but he implied that I'd be welcome to go along"the [last] word
to have the last word in an argumentdecir la última palabra en una discusión
to measure one's wordsmedir las palabras
by word of mouthverbalmente;de palabra
And finally, a word of advice. If you meet a Bombardier beetle, try not to irritate it, because if it reacts, you won't like it!
a word of thanksunas palabras de agradecimiento
May I also say a word of thanks to all the people who sent so many letters
a word of warninguna advertencia
A word of warning: the terrain of a glacier is by its nature limited, so you shouldn't go for longer than a weekend
Valentine's Day is the ideal opportunity to put your feelings into words
to put in a (good) word for sbavalar a algn;interceder por algn
he never said a wordno dijo una sola palabra;he didn't say a word about it to meni me lo mencionó;nobody had a good word to say about himnadie quería defenderle;nadie habló en su favor;I now call on Mr Allison to say a few wordsahora le cedo la palabra al Sr. Allison;ahora le invito al Sr. Allison a hacer uso de la palabra
to weigh one's wordsto measure one's wordsshe weighed her words carefullyMartello paused to consider and weighed his words carefully as he repliedshe was studying him carefully with those damnably acute eyes, weighing his words, assessing his reasons
with these words, he sat downy tras pronunciar estas palabras se sentó
Without a word he stood up and left the room
The Dark Room, her fourth novel, hooked me from the word goThe Labour leader has been clear from the word go that his must be the party of Europe at the next election
it's the last word in luxuryes el último grito en lo que a lujo se refiere
you're putting words into my mouthte refieres a cosas que yo no he dicho
you took the words right out of my mouthme quitaste la palabra de la boca
In a city where rumors spread like wildfire, the word on the street is that an incursion into Addis Ababa may take place within daysThe word on the street is that her publishers were terrified in case marriage meant that Kelley never wrote another word
many a true word is spoken in jestlas bromas a veces pueden ser veras
Fathers, a word to the wise. If your daughter comes home and says: "I've fallen in love with the bass guitarist from Baby Suicide," don't panic ...
don't [breathe] a word about itor words to that effectSenna, the loser, simply told Prost to go away, or words to that effect, when the Frenchman proffered his hand
to have a word with sbhablar (dos palabras) con algn;tener unas palabras con algn;I'll have a word with him about itlo hablaré con él;se lo mencionaré;could I have a (short) word with you?¿puedo hablar un momento contigo?;I had a few words with him yesterdaytuve unas palabras con él ayer;to have a word in sb's ear(Britain)decir algo a algn en confianza
He nearly got the sack because of his extravagant lifestyle until a fellow team member had a timely word in his earA word in your ear, Mike: try not to ...
the referee had words with himel árbitro le dijo cuatro palabras
words passed between themcambiaron algunas palabras injuriosas
She's waiting for word from headquartersWord has been spreading fast of the incidents on the street
to bring word of sth to sbinformar a algn de algo
word came that ...llegó noticia de que ...;se supo que ...
If word got out about his past, there'd be a scandal
the word is going round that ...se dice que ...;corre la voz de que ...
Word has it that he's walked out on his wife
to leave word (with/for sb) that ...dejar recado (con/para algn) de que ...;dejar dicho (con/para algn) que ...
there's still no word from Johntodavía no sabemos nada de John
pass the word that it's time to godiles que es hora de marcharnos
Both men sent word that they had retired for the evening
to send sb word of sthavisar a algn de algo
to spread the wordpropagar la noticia
it's his word against minees su palabra contra la mía
to take sb at his wordaceptar lo que algn dice
to break one's wordfaltar a or no cumplir la palabra
to give sb one's word (that ...)dar la palabra a algn (de que ...)
to go back on one's wordfaltar a la palabra
I'll pay you back tomorrow — you have my word
we only have or we've only got her word for ittodo lo que sabemos es lo que ella dice
The whole event may not even have happened. We only have her word for it
to holdorkeep sb to his wordhacer que algn cumpla su palabra
word of honourpalabra (f);palabra (f) de honor
to keep one's wordcumplir (lo prometido)
(upon) my word!¡caramba!
he's a man of his wordes hombre de palabra
take my word for itte lo aseguro
Take my word for it, he's a good man
his word is (as good as) his bondsu palabra merece entera confianza
to be as good as one's wordcumplir (lo prometido)
to give the word to do sthdar la orden de hacer algo;you have only to say the wordsolamente hace falta que des la orden;his word is lawsu palabra es ley;word of commandvoz (f) de mando
the Word of Godel Verbo de Dios
Titanic, however, is no soulless junket into techno-glop wizardry but rather a complex and radiant tale that essays both mankind's destructive arrogance and its noble endurance.
—thr staff, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Titanic': THR's 1997 Review,"19 Dec. 2017
That combination is perfectly suited to his Christmas Tree-O project, which sanguinely essays holiday themes—both classic and schmaltzy—with gusto and ardor.
—peter margasak, Chicago Reader, "Drummer Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O deftly walks the line between sincerity and kitsch with its stroll through holiday hits,"8 Dec. 2017
Daria channeled her struggle into a college admissions essay that talks about losing herself in literature to cope with moving from hotel room to hotel room after Sandy.
—megan friedman, Seventeen, "This Incredible Girl Bounced Back From a Hurricane to Get Into 7 Ivy League Schools,"20 Apr. 2015
Both Lively and Bilson opted for youthful, dressy shorts, while Chung essayed the season's maxi hemline.
—veronique hyland, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chanel Cruise 2012: Karl's Seaside Crossing,"9 May 2011
Macmillan doesn’t make W the easiest person to live with, and Brooke essays a lovably irritating presence.
—marcus crowder, sacbee.com, "Theater review: Breathe in the post-modern air of ‘Lungs’,"24 May 2017
Azais, who scored a Cesar award for his performance in 2014’s Love at First Fight (Les Combattants), here essays a coming-of-age transformation that essentially attempts to reunite Vincent with his mother.
—justin lowe, The Hollywood Reporter, "‘A Taste of Ink’ (‘Compte tes blessures’): Film Review | COLCOA 2017,"16 May 2017
Arthur Nikisch essayed one with the Leipzig Gewandhaus in 1919.
—david allen, New York Times, "A Long Party of Concerts to Celebrate Anton Bruckner,"13 Jan. 2017
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—ew staff, EW.com, "The Walking Dead,"29 June 2017