out of work
out of work
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. desempleado
My sister and I have to support my father. He has been out of work for three years.Mi hermana y yo tenemos que mantener a mi padre. Lleva tres años desempleado.
b. en paro
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I spent my savings when I was out of work last year.Gasté mis ahorros cuando estuve en paro el año pasado.
c. parado
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
You should have told me that your husband was out of work. I would have hired him.Debería haberme dicho que su esposo estaba parado. Lo habría contratado.
d. cesante
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Both of my parents are educators and are out of work due to budget cuts.Mis dos padres son educadores y están cesantes debido a los recortes presupuestarios.
e. desocupado
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I'm broke. I've been out of work for two years.Estoy pelado. Estoy desocupado hace dos años.
f. sin empleo
The recession left hundreds of people out of work.La recesión dejó a cientos de personas sin empleo.
g. sin trabajo
I am a landscaper, so I am out of work during the winter.Soy jardinero, así que me quedo sin trabajo durante el invierno.
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