al día

al día(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (every day)
a. a day
Necesitamos beber al menos un litro de agua al día.We need to drink at least one liter of water a day.
b. each day
Julio va al gimnasio dos veces al día.Julio goes to the gym twice each day.
c. per day
De promedio, he adelgazado 100 gramos al día.On average, I lost 100 grams per day.
2. (having the latest information)
a. up to date
La empresa necesita mantener el archivo de clientes al día.The company needs to keep its customer records up to date.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Van a poner al día la base de datos?Are they going to update the database?
Esta guía de Caracas necesita una puesta al día.This guide to Caracas needs an update.
3. (knowing the most recent developments)
a. informed
Tenme al día de todo lo que ocurra en mi ausencia.Keep me informed of everything that happens in my absence.
b. posted
Te mantendré al día de las ventas de tu libro.I'll keep you posted on the sales of your book.
4. (with little money)
a. hand to mouth
No podemos ahorrar. Vivimos al día.We can't save. We live hand to mouth.
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