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full(
fool
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (filled with something)
a. lleno
The tank was full when we started our trip.El depósito estaba lleno cuando empezamos el viaje.
2. (filled with people)
a. lleno
The theater was far from full.El cine no estaba ni mucho menos lleno.
b. completo (hotel)
I'm afraid the hotel is full and we won't have any free rooms until tomorrow.Me temo que el hotel está completo y no tendremos habitaciones libres hasta mañana.
3. (full of activity)
a. ocupado
I have a full day today. What about tomorrow?Hoy tengo un día muy ocupado. ¿Qué le parece mañana?
b. activo
The new treatment will allow patients to lead a full life.El nuevo tratamiento permitirá a los pacientes llevar una vida activa.
4. (comprehensive)
a. completo (explanation)
We need a full report of the company's activities overseas.Necesitamos un informe completo de las actividades de la empresa en el extranjero.
b. detallado
She gave the police a full description of her attacker.Le dio una descripción detallada de su asaltante a la policía.
5. (maximum)
a. todo
She approached the bend at full speed.Tomó la curva a toda velocidad.
b. pleno
She signed the document in full possession of her faculties.Firmó el documento en plena posesión de sus facultades.
6. (rounded)
a. llenito
The model has a rather full figure.La modelo es más bien llenita.
7. (satisfied)
a. lleno
I’m completely full and have no room for dessert.Estoy lleno a tope y no puedo comer postre.
8. (whole)
a. entero
She had to wait a full week for the results of her test.Tuvo que esperar una semana entera para tener los resultados de su análisis.
b. íntegro
We were late for the discount and had to pay full price.Llegamos tarde para el descuento y tuvimos que pagar el precio íntegro.
9. (loose)
a. amplio
She prefers wearing full skirts.Prefiere llevar faldas amplias.
10. (conceited; used with "of oneself")
a. creído
Sofia is so full of herself that it's unbearable to be around her.Sofía es tan creída que es insoportable estar con ella.
b. engreído
Do you like Cristian? - Well, he is very attractive, but is also full of himself.¿Te gusta Cristian? - Pues, sí es muy atractivo pero también es muy engreído.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
11. (as an intensifier)
a. perfectamente
Why do you eat things that you know full well you're allergic to?¿Por qué comes cosas que sabes perfectamente que te dan alergia?
b. muy bien
You know full well what really happened.Tú sabes muy bien lo que realmente sucedió.
12. (directly)
a. directamente
She looked me full in the face and didn't recognize me.Me miró directamente a la cara y no me reconoció.
b. pleno
The ball hit her full in the face knocking her to the ground.El balón la golpeó en plena cara haciéndola caer al suelo.
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full
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (container, room)
a. lleno(a)
2. (day)
a. completo(a)
to be full ofestar lleno(a) de
full of holeslleno(a) de agujeros
to be full of praise for somebodyno tener más que elogios para alguien
to be full of oneselftenérselo muy creído
full to the brim(lleno(a)) hasta el borde
don't speak with your mouth fullno hables con la boca llena
to be full (up)estar lleno(a)
on a full stomachcon el estómago lleno
3. (complete; amount, support)
a. total
4. (explanation, recovery)
a. completo(a)
to take full responsibility for somethingasumir plena responsabilidad por algo
she gave me the full storyme lo contó todo
the full horrortodo el horror
the full implicationstodas las implicaciones or
to lead a full lifellevar una vida plena
I waited two full hours or a full two hoursesperé dos horas enteras
to ask for fuller information about somethingpedir más información acerca de algo
to be in full bloomestar reventón(ona) or en pleno florecimiento
in full flowen pleno discurso
to be in full swingestar en pleno apogeo
in full viewcompletamente a la vista
full boardpensión completa
5. (aut) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
full beamluces largas or
6. (photography)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
in full colora todo color
7. (railroad)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
full fareprecio or tarifa normal
full houselleno m
full membermiembro de pleno derecho
full moonluna llena
full namenombre y apellido
8. (theater)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
full priceprecio completo
full stoppunto m (y seguido)
full timefinal m del tiempo reglamentario
9. (maximum)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
at full blasta plena potencia
at full pelt or tilta toda pastilla or marcha
(at) full speeda toda velocidad
at full stretcha pleno rendimiento
full marksnota f or puntuación f máxima
10. (skirt, sleeve)
a. holgado(a), amplio(a)
a full figureuna figura de formas bien contorneadas
full lipslabios carnosos
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
11. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to pay in fullpagar el total
name in fullnombre y apellidos
to live life to the fulldisfrutar la vida al máximo
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
12. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I know it full welllo sé perfectamente
it hit him full in the facele dió en plena cara
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full [fʊl]
adjective
fuller (comparative)fullest (superlative)
1 (filled) [+room, hall, theatre] lleno; [+vehicle] completo
The auditorium was packed, though not quite full
[+hotel] lleno; completo
Every hotel and guest house in the resort was full
house full (Teat) no hay localidades; completo
full to the brim hasta el tope
full to bursting lleno de bote en bote
full to overflowing lleno hasta los bordes
we are full up for July estamos completos para julio
his heart was full tenía el corazón apenado
It is not true that when the heart is full the eyes necessarily overflow
2
to be full of ... estar lleno de ...; the papers were full of the murders los periódicos no traían más que noticias de los asesinatos
full of cares lleno de cuidados
a look full of hate una mirada cargada de odio
full of hope lleno de esperanza; ilusionado
he's full of good ideas tiene muchísimas ideas buenas
to be full of o.s. or one's own importance ser muy engreído or creído
to be full of life estar lleno de vida
to be full of it (excited) estar animadísimo
She was full of it, really looking forward to playing The lads were really hyped up, absolutely full of it
to be full of shit no tener puñetera idea (very_informal)
People talk about wild rock, and they're full of shit "I'm a 63-year-old grandmother and all the people at my table said you wouldn't talk to me." "They're full of shit," he answered, "they don't know a damn thing"
3 (complete) completo; entero; [+account] detallado; extenso; [+meal] completo; [+power] pleno; [+price, pay] íntegro; sin descuento; [+speed, strength] máximo; [+text] íntegro; [+uniform] de gala
a full three miles tres millas largas; I waited a full hour esperé una hora entera
to take full advantage of the situation aprovecharse al máximo de la situación
to put one's headlights on full beam poner las luces largas or de carretera
in full bloom en plena flor
in full colour a todo color
in full daylight en pleno día
to pay full fare pagar la tarifa íntegra
to fall full length caer cuán largo se es
he was lying full length estaba tumbado todo lo largo que era
he's had a full life ha llevado una vida muy completa
the full particulars todos los detalles
he was suspended on full pay se le suspendió sin reducción de sueldo
to pay full price for sth (for goods, tickets) pagar el precio íntegro de algo
in the fullest sense of the word en el sentido más amplio de la palabra
at full speed a toda velocidad
full speed or steam ahead! (Náut) ¡avance a toda marcha!
at full strength [+team, battalion] completo
Now that we knew the South African team would be at full strength, it was doubly important for us to have the best man available
in full cry a toda carrera
Margot waved goodbye and then set off down the path in full cry after her small sister Shortly afterward his pursuers come pouring down the passage in full cry
to go full steam ahead ponerse en marcha a todo vapor
Their information systems went full steam ahead, and they soon could ascertain every twist and turn in Belle's life
in full swing en pleno apogeo
4 (ample) [+face] redondo; [+figure] llenito; [+lips] grueso; [+skirt, sleeves] amplio
clothes for the fuller figure tallas (f) grandes
5 (busy) [+day, timetable] muy ocupado
I've had a full day he estado ocupado todo el día
6 (Pol) etc [+session] pleno; plenario; [+member] de pleno derecho
7 (after eating)
I'm full (up) no puedo más; estoy harto or ahíto
you'll work better on a full stomach trabajarás mejor con el estómago lleno or después de haber comido
8 (in titles)
full colonel coronelacoronela (m) (f);a coronela
full general general (m)
full professor (US) profesoraprofesora (m) (f) titular;a profesora
adverb
it hit him full in the face le pegó en plena cara; to turn the sound/volume up full subir el volumen a tope
to go full out to do sth ir a por todas para hacer algo (informal)
I'll be going full out for the Batsman of the Year award
full well muy bien; perfectamente
to know full well that saber perfectamente que; he understands full well that se da cuenta cabal de que
noun
in full
name in full nombre (m) y apellidos; text in full texto (m) íntegro; to pay in full pagar la deuda entera; to write sth in full escribir algo por extenso
to the full al máximo
modifier
full brother (n) hermano (m) carnal
full cost (n) coste (m) total
full dress (n) traje (m) de etiqueta or de gala
in full dress vestido de etiqueta or de gala
full employment (n) pleno empleo (m)
full house (n) (Cards) full (m); (Bingo) cartón (m); (Teat) lleno (m)
full marks (n) puntuación (f) máxima
full marks for persistence! ¡te mereces un premio a la perseverancia!
full measure (n) medida (f) or cantidad (f) completa
full moon (n) luna (f) llena
full name (n) nombre (m) y apellidos
full sister (n) hermana (f) carnal
full stop (n) (Britain) (Gram) punto (m) (y seguido)
I'm not going, full stop! ¡no voy, y punto or y se acabó!
to come to a full stop pararse; paralizarse; quedar detenido en un punto muerto
full time (n) (Britain) (Dep) final (m) del partido
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full
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “ful” in the senses shown in 3), 4), and 5).
full(
fool
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (card games)
a. full house
Hice un all in porque tenía un full de ases y reyes.I went all in because I had a full house of aces and kings.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(filled)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. full
Este auto puede viajar 370 kilómetros con el tanque full.This car can travel 370 kilometers with a full tank.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(much or many)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. a lot of
Yo respeto a José como maestro. Tiene full paciencia con los niños.I respect Jose as a teacher. He has a lot of patience with his kids.
b. so many
¿Has ido a ese nuevo restaurante japonés en la Plaza Foch? ¿Tienen full rollos de sushi deliciosos!Have you been to the new Japanese restaurant at Plaza Foch? They have so many delicious sushi rolls!
c. so much
Hay full emoción para el estreno de la nueva película de James Bond.There's so much excitement for the premiere of the new James Bond movie.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(satisfied)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. full
Armando, ¡come más! — No, mami, no puedo. Estoy full.Armando, eat some more! — No, Mom, I can't. I'm full.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(very)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
a. really
Guarda las distancias con la Paula. Está full brava después de lo que pasó anoche en la fiesta.Keep your distance from Paula. She's really pissed after what happened at the party last night.
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full
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en póquer)
a. full house
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full [ful]
adjective
(Latinoamérica) full
tenía los dos tanques full de gasolina his two tanks were full of petrol
(S. Cone)
a full: trabajan a full para que no quede impune they are working flat out so he doesn't go unpunished
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