regular

regular
adjective
1. (in repetitive cycles) 
a. regular 
The courses are organized on a regular basis.Los cursos se organizan de manera regular.
2. (evenly spaced) 
a. regular 
After the accident, her pulse stayed regular.Tras el accidente, su pulso se mantuvo regular.
3. (habitual) 
a. habitual 
They attend church on a regular basis.Van a la iglesia de manera habitual.
4. (standard) 
a. normal 
I'll take a smoothie, please. - Sure, small or regular?Me das un licuado, por favor. - Claro, ¿chico o normal?
5. (symmetrical) 
a. uniforme 
The surface of the table is not regular.La superficie de la mesa no es uniforme.
noun
6. (client) 
One of our regulars left me a huge tip.Uno de nuestros clientes frecuentes me dejó una muy buena propina.
regular
Noun
1. (in bar, restaurant) 
a. el habitual mf, parroquiano(a) (M)la habitual mf, parroquiano(a) (F) 
2. (petrol) (United States) 
a. la súper (F) 
adjective
3. (features, pulse, verb) 
a. regular 
on a regular basiscon regularidad, regularmente
as regular as clockworkcomo un reloj, con una regularidad cronométrica
4. (normal, habitual) 
a. habitual 
5. (in size) 
a. normal, mediano(a) 
6. (army) 
a. regular 
7. (colloquial) 
a. verdadero(a), auténtico(a) (for emphasis) 
regular [ˈreɡjʊləʳ]
adjective
1 (symmetrical) [+shape, pattern] also (Mat) regular
he has regular features es de facciones regulares
2 (even) [+surface, teeth] uniforme; parejo; especially (LAm)
3 (recurring at even intervals) [+pulse, flights, breathing, order] regular
to take regular exercise hacer ejercicio con regularidad
at regular intervals (in time) con regularidad; (in space) a intervalos regulares
the doctor examined the baby at regular intervals el médico examinaba al bebé con regularidad; the signs were placed at regular intervals along the beach las señales estaban situadas a intervalos regulares a lo largo de la playa
it's important to eat regular meals es importante comer con regularidad
he placed a regular order with us nos hizo un pedido regular
to make regular use of sth usar algo con regularidad
to be in regular use utilizarse de manera regular
as regular as clockwork como un cronómetro; como un reloj
Richard's visits are as regular as clockwork
4 (habitual, customary) [+visitor, customer, reader, listener] habitual; asiduo; [+doctor, partner] habitual; [+action, procedure] acostumbrado; normal
they are regular churchgoers van a misa con regularidad or con asiduidad; our regular waiter el camarero que nos sirve normalmente; it's past his regular bedtime ya ha pasado su hora normal de acostarse
he was becoming quite a regular visitor / to the farm as a regular reader of your journal, may I ... as regular readers of this column know, I am not a great fan of the microwave To make sure of your copy place a regular order with your newsagent he placed a regular order with the newsagent
on a regular basis con regularidad
to be in regular employment tener un trabajo fijo
a regular [feature]
the regular staff el personal habitual
to have a regular time for doing sth tener hora fija para hacer algo; hacer algo siempre a la misma hora
5 (unvarying)
a man of regular habits un hombre metódico; un hombre ordenado (en sus costumbres)
to keep regular hours llevar una vida ordenada
6 (frequent) frecuente
the landlord still hasn't fixed the roof, in spite of regular reminders
I have to make regular trips to France tengo que viajar a Francia con frecuencia; tengo que hacer viajes frecuentes a Francia
to be in or to have regular contact with sb mantener or tener un contacto frecuente con algn
it's a regular occurrence pasa con frecuencia; es algo frecuente
7 (Mil) [+soldier, army] profesional; de carrera
The reservists aren't part of the regular army, but once served in it, and are committed to serving again in an emergency
8 (Ling) [+verb etc] regular
9 (as intensifier)
a regular bore un auténtico pesado
a regular feast un verdadero banquete
he's a regular fool es un verdadero idiota
a regular nuisance un auténtico pesado
10 (US) (ordinary, normal) normal
I'm just a regular guy no soy más que un tío normal (y corriente)
regular fries porción (f) mediana de patatas fritas
regular gasoline gasolina (f) normal
regular size tamaño (m) normal
11 (not constipated)
to be regular hacer de vientre con regularidad
eating fresh vegetables helps keep you regular
12 (in menstruation)
I'm quite regular mi periodo es bastante regular
noun
1 (customer) (in pub, bar) cliente (m) habitual; parroquianoaparroquiana (m) (f);a parroquiana
one of the regulars at the club un asiduo del club; he's a regular on the programme es un invitado habitual del programa
2 (Mil) militar (m) de carrera
3 (US) (petrol) gasolina (f) normal
Phrases with "regular"
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on a regular basis
regularmente
regular
adjective
1. (uniforme) 
a. regular 
de un modo regularregularly
2. (mediocre) 
a. average, fair 
3. (normal) 
a. normal, usual 
4. (de tamaño) 
a. medium 
por lo regularas a rule, generally
Noun
5. (military) 
a. regular 
adverb
6. (no muy bien) 
a. so-so 
lleva unos días regular, tiene un poco de fiebreshe's been so-so the last few days, she's got a bit of a temperature
¿qué tal el concierto? — regularhow was the concert? — nothing special
transitive verb
7. (actividad, economía, tráfico) 
a. to control, to regulate 
8. (mecanismo) 
a. to adjust 
la normativa regula estos casosthe regulations govern these cases
regular
adjective
1 (normal) normal; usual
2 (común) ordinary
por lo regular as a rule; generally
3 (uniforme) regular
a intervalos regulares at regular intervals; tiene un latido regular it has a regular beat
4 (mediano) medium; average
de tamaño regular medium-sized; average-sized
5 (no muy bueno) so-so; not too bad
es una novela regular it's an average sort of novel; —¿qué tal la fiesta? —regular "what was the party like?" — "it was O.K. o all right o not too bad"; —¿qué tal estás? —regular "how are you?" — "so-so o all right o can't complain"
6 (Religión) (Mil) regular
regular
transitive verb
1 (ajustar) to regulate; control; [+ley] to govern; [+tráfico, precio] to control;
2 (Mecánica) to adjust; regulate; [+reloj] to put right; [+despertador] to set
3 (México) (calcular) to calculate
Phrases with "regular"
Here are the most popular phrases with "regular." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
estoy regular
I'm so-so
Examples
Verb Conjugations for regular
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
regulo
regulé
regulaba
regularía
regularé
regulas
regulaste
regulabas
regularías
regularás
él/ella/Ud.
regula
reguló
regulaba
regularía
regulará
nosotros
regulamos
regulamos
regulábamos
regularíamos
regularemos
vosotros
reguláis
regulasteis
regulabais
regularíais
regularéis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
regulan
regularon
regulaban
regularían
regularán
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