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dado

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dado(
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doh
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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. (game piece)
a. die (singular)
Le toca a él tirar el dado.It's his turn now to throw the die.
b. dice (plural)
¿Me pasos los dados? Están al lado de las cartas.Can you pass me the dice? They're next to the cards.
2. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. cube
Incorpora los dados de jamón al caldo.Add the cubes of ham to the broth.
3. (architecture)
a. dado
El pedestal tiene una grieta por el dado.The pedestal has a crack along the dado.
4. (tool)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. socket
Ninguno de estos dos dados encaja, pues el perno tiene que ser de medida métrica.Neither of these two sockets fits, because the bolt needs to be a metric size.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (prone)
a. given
Las impresoras son dadas a romperse cuando más las necesitas.Printers are given to breaking down when you most need them.
b. inclined
Este trabajo no es ideal para aquellas personas dadas a la autocomplacencia.This job isn’t ideal for those inclined to complacency.
6. (stated)
a. given
En el momento dado, te buscaré delante el hotel.At the given time, I will look for you in front of the hotel.
b. certain
En un punto dado durante la obra, los actores salen a interactuar con el público.At a certain point in the play, the actors go out to interact with the audience.
7. (in the light of)
a. given
Dada la reacción pública ante esta noticia, creo que nos conviene cambiar de estrategía.Given the public reaction to this news, I think we would do well to change our strategy.
b. in view of
Dados los problemas a los que nos enfrentamos, sería poco aconsejable invertir más dinero en este proyecto.In view of the problems we're facing, it would be unwise to invest any more money in this project.
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dado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. given
dada la naturaleza del casogiven the nature of the case
en un momento dadoat a certain point
ser dado ato be inclined o given to
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dado
1 (en juegos) die;dados dice
echó o tiró los dados he threw the dice; jugar a los dados to play dice
2 (Archit) dado
3 (Mecánica) block
dado
adjective
1 (determinado)
en un caso dado in a given case
en un momento dado
dada su corta edad in view of his youth; dadas estas circunstancias in view of o given these circumstances
2
ser dado a algo to be given to sth; es muy dado a discutir he is much given to arguing
3
ir dado
si crees que te voy a pagar las vacaciones, vas dado if you think I'm going to pay for your holidays, you've another think coming!
si esperas que conteste yo, vas dado Pues va dado! Eso es un chantaje, y nosotros no vamos a pasar por ahí usas la amalgama para demonizar al enemigo de tu personal cruzada. Pues vas dado, muchacho, porque así no vas a conseguir nada
4
dado que provided that; so long as; given that
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