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be {masculine}

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be (also: balido, beee)
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to be [was|been] {verb}

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1. general
There should be no wall of silence, there should be no culture of impunity.
No debe existir un muro de silencio, no debe existir una cultura de la impunidad.
There should not be different interpretations in different Member States.
No deberían existir diferentes interpretaciones en distintos Estados miembros.
There seems to be sufficient consensus on the priorities of the presidency.
Parece existir bastante consenso sobre las prioridades de la Presidencia.
The Commissioner has been kind enough to come straight away.
El señor Comisario ha tenido la gentileza de acudir inmediatamente.
A shrine is a visible invitation to drink from the invisible spring of living water (cf.
El santuario es una invitación visible a acudir a la fuente invisible de agua viva (cf.
These people are hunters and marksmen travelling to competitions.
Se trata de cazadores y tiradores deportivos que viajan para acudir a competiciones.
The second point is that, in today's global world, Europe is not negotiating with one voice.
El segundo es que en el acontecer mundial, Europa no negocia con una sola voz.
In this sense, after Tunisia, what has just taken place in Egypt is a source of great hope, especially among young people.
En este sentido, después de Túnez, lo que acaba de acontecer en Egipto es una enorme fuente de esperanza, especialmente entre los jóvenes.
Given the subject under discussion, it should be a matter of urgency this week.
Por su contenido hubiera sido necesario que aconteciese esta semana.
If all of these conditions are met, we can anticipate a good future for the new transatlantic dialogue.
Si se reúnen todas estas condiciones, podemos augurar un hermoso futuro para el nuevo diálogo trasatlántico.
The consensus we have reached suggests that we have widespread support for the proposal and that it will be adopted tomorrow at first reading.
El consenso alcanzado permite augurar que la propuesta cuente con gran apoyo y que mañana sea adoptada en primera lectura.
It bodes extremely ill for the improvement of law-making for that to be the case.
Esto no augura nada bueno para la mejora de la legislación si es así.
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It is also the case here that we must learn to walk before we can run.
También aquí hay que saber gatear antes de poder andar.
We should therefore tread very carefully where this is concerned.
Por eso deberíamos andar con mucho cuidado a este respecto.
Now we have to quickly get this new system up and running - this is incredibly important.
Ahora habrá que echar a andar rápidamente este nuevo sistema, es de vital importancia.
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caer [cayendo|caído] {v.i.} [Spa.] [coll.] (estar situado)
which, without falling into earthly triumphalism, could be a true message of
incisivo de la resurrección que, sin caer en triunfalismos terrenos,
Commissioner McCreevy brought up 15% and was then beaten down to 5% by the industry.
El Comisario McCreevy planteó un 15 % y la industria hizo caer esta cifra al 5 %.
It is vital that heads of government do not indulge in self-congratulation.
Es esencial que los jefes de Estado no se permitan caer en la autocomplacencia.
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encontrarse {vb} (en un estado, una situación)
First, a solution was found to the difficult question of the amount of financing.
Primeramente, pudo encontrarse una salida al difícil tema del importe financiero.
It is a rare thing for us to be present when a country declares its independence.
Es algo poco habitual encontrarse en un país cuando éste declara su independencia.
It is vital for these components not to be controlled by one and the same body.
Ambos elementos no deben encontrarse en las mismas manos.
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encontrarse {vb} (en un lugar)
First, a solution was found to the difficult question of the amount of financing.
Primeramente, pudo encontrarse una salida al difícil tema del importe financiero.
It is a rare thing for us to be present when a country declares its independence.
Es algo poco habitual encontrarse en un país cuando éste declara su independencia.
It is vital for these components not to be controlled by one and the same body.
Ambos elementos no deben encontrarse en las mismas manos.
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estarse {vb} [SAm.] (acudir)
As is generally the case with compromises, we can perhaps be satisfied, if not exactly enthusiastic, about the outcome achieved.
Como ocurre con todo acuerdo, puede estarse satisfecho con el resultado obtenido, pero no entusiasmado.
It is that end statistic which seems to be what everybody is interested in instead of all the work behind it.
Esa estadística final es en lo que parece estarse fijando todo el mundo, en lugar de en todo el trabajo que lleva detrás.
estarse discutiendo
to be (also: to be situated)
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ubicarse {vb} [LAm.] (estar situado)
The Institute should be located in a new Member State.
El Instituto debería ubicarse en un nuevo Estado miembro.
It may cause the baby to be unable to turn into the head down position for the birth, or compression of the baby's umbilical cord.
Puede causar que el bebé no pueda ubicarse en posición con la cabeza hacia abajo para el nacimiento, o la compresión del cordón umbilical del bebé.
It is there that, amongst other things, the safe storage of the liquid mercury that is going to be withdrawn from the market must take place.
Es allí precisamente, entre otras cosas, donde debe ubicarse el almacenamiento seguro de mercurio líquido que se vaya a retirar del mercado.
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medir [midiendo|medido] {v.t.} (tener ciertas dimensiones)
There is no difficulty at all in measuring air pressure without mercury.
Medir la presión atmosférica sin mercurio no representa problema alguno.
Structural colors are notoriously difficult to measure in a repeatable manner.
Los colores estructurales son notoriamente difíciles de medir de forma repetida.
It is a hard task to measure results, however; in practice it is impossible.
Sin embargo, resulta difícil medir los resultados y en la práctica es imposible.
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quedar [quedando|quedado] {v.i.} (estar situado)
· fourthly, illegal building on burnt land should be strictly prohibited;
· cuarto, debe quedar tajantemente prohibida la construcción sobre suelo calcinado;
This may lead to our environmental legislation being seriously undermined.
Como consecuencia, nuestra legislación ambiental puede quedar gravemente menoscabada.
It should be clear that the parliamentary dimension should be introduced.
Debe quedar claro que se debe introducir la dimensión parlamentaria.
2. American English, colloquial
He replied: 'We do not want to be isolated, we do not want to be on our own.
Me respondió: "No queremos estar aislados, no queremos estar solos.
If it's a link, it could be out of date and no longer available on the website.
Si es un vínculo, puede estar desactualizado y no estar disponible en el sitio web.
Being prepared for the freedom of going wireless is the best way to go.
Estar preparado para la libertad de estar conectado de manera inalámbrica es lo mejor.
3. "when expressing obligation"
Hence, on the one hand, there is a duty to provide and, on the other, a duty to assist.
Por lo que, por una parte, tenemos el deber de ofrecer y, por otra, el deber de apoyar.
It is because we have a duty to create employment in those steel communities.
Se deben a que tenemos el deber de crear empleo en esas comunidades acereras.
It is our duty to help the people who are the hapless victims of Lukashenko's regime.
Es nuestro deber ayudar a las desafortunadas víctimas del régimen de Lukashenko.
That would mean that the interinsitutional agreement would have to be altered.
Eso significaría tener que modificar el Acuerdo Interinstitucional.
In future, we will have to be able to demonstrate that this is absolutely vital.
En el futuro vamos a tener que poder demostrar que es urgentemente necesario.
This is the structural reform that Europe needs and that we will have to devise.
Esta es la reforma estructural que necesita Europa y que vamos a tener que concebir.
We do not want to be systematically faced with faits accomplis.
Y no queremos haber de afrontar sistemáticamente hechos consumados.
These are signs of the necessary European collaboration, which can be entered on the credit side of the account.
Son signos de la necesaria colaboración europea que pueden imputarse al haber de la cuenta.
What can be more political than people being able to choose what food they eat?
¿Qué puede haber de más político que el hecho de que los ciudadanos puedan elegir los alimentos que comen?

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Spanish“While the A side is happening,” Liz explains, “the B side can be clearing.
“While the A side is happening,” Liz explains, “the B side can be clearing.
SpanishThe presidents of the UIA (International Union of Architects) and Docomomo will be attending.
JOB OFFERS - Urban Design and Heritage Adviser in the City of Port Phillip.
SpanishThe incumbent must be prepared to work in outdoor situations in all sorts of conditions.
It would also show that the cold-adapted Neandertals could survive the rigors of the Arctic.
SpanishDirección postal: Agencia Ejecutiva del Consejo Europeo de Investigación COV2 24/164 BE-1049 Bruselas
Postal address: European Research Council Executive Agency COV2 24/164 BE-1049 Brussels
SpanishNombramiento de un miembro del Comité Ejecutivo del Banco Central Europeo: Peter Praet (BE) (
Appointment of a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank : Peter Praet (BE) (
SpanishAt the end of this course, you will be knowledgeable about the following topics.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
SpanishAt the end of this course, you will be able to:
Completion of the following courses is required prior to beginning this course:
SpanishBoth grants will be awarded as part of a competition.
Almost 1.5 million children die every year from waterborne diseases.
SpanishBut not all the little countries of Europe are as yet - or intended to be - Member States of Europe.
But not all the little countries of Europe are as yet - or intended to be - Member States of Europe.
SpanishAt the end of this course, you will be able to:
This course is designed for end-users with intermediate Pro Tools skills.
SpanishYou’ve got to take some chances and invest in new technologies even though there can be some uncertainty.
You’ve got to take some chances and invest in new technologies even though there can be some uncertainty.
SpanishEl título de la canción es: »We will be heroes, but just for one day.» (»Seremos héroes, pero sólo por un día.»)
The song is called 'We will be heroes, but just for one day.'
SpanishE insistía: »I want to emphasize that the decision to step down will be my decision and mine alone».
And he went on to say: "I want to emphasize that the decision to step down will be my decision and mine alone' .
SpanishE insistía:» I want to emphasize that the decision to step down will be my decision and mine alone».
And he went on to say: " I want to emphasize that the decision to step down will be my decision and mine alone '.
SpanishSometimes we have to be a little proud of what we do.
Sometimes we have to be a little proud of what we do.
SpanishWorking on a James Bond film may not be every 10-year-old boy’s dream, but it probably comes awfully close.
Working on a James Bond film may not be every 10-year-old boy’s dream, but it probably comes awfully close.
Spanish“For many graduates, this real-world experience will be a tipping point in securing a desired job interview.”
“For many graduates, this real-world experience will be a tipping point in securing a desired job interview.”
SpanishLas categorías que se reconocen a nivel de la UE son: AM, A1, A2, A, B, BE, B1, B1E, C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D y DE.
The categories recognised at EU level are: AM, A1, A2, A, B, BE, B1, B1E, C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D and DE.
SpanishEl Comité Hombre y Biosfera de Vietnam apoya actualmente la nominación de Ba Be como una reserva de la Biosfera.
The Man and Biosphere Committee of Viet Nam is currently supporting the designation of Ba Be as a Biosphere Reserve.
SpanishLas categorías AM, A1, A2, A, B, BE, B1, B1E, C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D y DE se reconocen en toda Europa.
The following categories AM, A1, A2, A, B, BE, B1, B1E, C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D and DE are recognised throughout Europe.