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tirada
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tirada(
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (act of throwing)
a. throw
En la próxima tirada del dado tengo que sacar un tres.On the next throw of the dice I have to get a three.
2. (printing)
a. print run
El libro tuvo una tirada inicial de 50,000 ejemplares.The book had an initial print run of 50,000 copies.
b. circulation
La tirada del periódico era tan reducida que ya no lo publican.The circulation of the newspaper was so small that they stopped publishing it.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(extent)
a. stretch
Estoy muy cansada y aún queda una buena tirada hasta llegar al pueblo.I'm really tired and it's still a fair stretch from here to the town.
b. distance
El bus me deja a una tirada de mi casa. No hay paradas muy cerca.The bus leaves me some distance from my house. There isn't a stop nearby.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(succession)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Tras esperar media hora en el banco, el tipo soltó una tirada de insultos y se fue.After waiting for half an hour at the bank, the man let fly a string of insults and left.
Citó una tirada de estadísticas en apoyo de su argumento.He quoted reams of statistics in support of his argument.
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tirada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lanzamiento)
a. throw
2. (printing)
a. print run
3. (reimpresión)
a. reprint
4. (sucesión)
a. series
5. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
hay una buena tirada hasta allíit's a fair way o quite a stretch
de o en una tiradain one go
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tirada
1 [de dados, dardos] throw
en la primera tirada hizo diez puntos he scored ten points in the first throw; de una tirada in one go; leyó la novela de una tirada he read the novel straight through in one go
2 (distancia) distance
de aquí a Almería hay una tirada de 18kms the distance from here to Almería is 18km; aún nos queda una buena tirada we've still got a long way to go
3 (Tipografía) (acto) printing; (ejemplares impresos) print run; (ejemplares vendidos) circulation
han hecho una tirada de 5.000 ejemplares they have done a print run of 5,000 copies; la revista tiene una tirada semanal de 200.000 ejemplares the magazine has a weekly circulation of 200,000 copies
tirada aparte offprint
4 (retahíla) string
5 (Cos) length
6 (Latinoamérica) (discurso) boring speech
7 (S. Cone) (indirecta) hint
8 (Caribe) (mala pasada) dirty trick
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