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atajo
-shortcut
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atajo
Presentyoconjugation ofatajar.
atajó
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofatajar.

atajo

atajo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (shorter way)
a. shortcut
Toma un atajo por el estacionamiento del supermercado para llegar más rápido a casa.He takes a shortcut through the supermarket parking lot to get home quicker.
b. short cut
Prefiero tomar el camino largo en vez de un atajo que no conozco.I'd rather take the long way than a short cut I don't know.
2. (computing)
a. shortcut
¿Sabes cuál es el atajo de teclado para copiar formatos en Excel?Do you know the keyboard shortcut for copying formats in Excel?
b. short cut
Memoricé algunos atajos que me ahorran mucho tiempo al corregir documentos.I've memorized a few short cuts that save me a lot of time when I'm editing documents.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(group)
a. bunch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Algunos empresarios son unos aprovechados sin escrúpulos, un verdadero atajo de oportunistas.Some business owners are unscrupulous freeloaders, a real bunch of opportunists.
b. load
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Los tíos que le robaron el bolso a mi abuela no son más que un atajo de sinvergüenzas.The guys who stole my grandmother's purse are just a load of crooks.
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atajo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (camino corto, medio rápido)
a. short cut
coger un atajoto take a short cut
2. (pejorative)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bunch
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atajo
1 (en camino) short cut
echar por el atajo to seek a quick solution
no hay atajo sin trabajo short cuts don't help in the long run
2 (Dep) tackle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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