tirado
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tirado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sprawled)
a. lying
¿Por qué estás ahí tirada en la cama? ¡Levántate y ponte a hacer algo!Why are you lying in bed all day? Get up and get busy!
2. (scattered)
a. lying
Si encuentro tus juguetes tirados en el suelo, ¡los boto a la basura!If I find your toys lying on the floor, I'll put them in the trash!
b. strewn
Por favor, trata de ser más ordenado y no dejes tu ropa tirada en el piso.Please, try to be more organized and don't leave your clothes strewn all over the floor.
3. (simple)
a. dead easy
La tarea de matemáticas estaba tirada. La hice en un par de minutos.The math homework was dead easy; I finished it in a couple of minutes.
b. a cinch
No se por qué no aprendes a manejar, si es bien tirado.I don't know why you can't learn to drive, if it's a cinch.
4. (inexpensive)
a. dirt cheap
Este vestido costó solo $15 dólares. - ¡Guau! ¡Estaba tirado!This dress was only $15 dollars. - Wow! That's dirt cheap!
5. (abandoned; used with "dejar")
a. stranded
La aereolínea canceló los vuelos y dejó tirados a cientos de pasajeros.The airline cancelled all the flights and left hundreds of passengers stranded.
b. left in the lurch
Se le olvidó que teníamos una cita y me dejó tirada en el restaurante.He forgot we had a date and left me in the lurch at the restaurant.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drifter)
a. bum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi primo es un tirado; no tiene trabajo y bebe todo el día.My cousin is a bum; he has no job and drinks all day.
b. no-hoper
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¿Cómo se te ocurre pedirle dinero a Jorge? Él es un tirado.What made you think of asking Jorge for money? He is a no-hoper.
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tirado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (barato)
a. dirt cheap
2. (fácil)
a. simple, dead easy
estar tiradoto be a cinch
3. (débil, cansado)
a. worn-out
4. (miserable)
a. seedy
5. (abandonado, plantado)
a.
dejar tirado a alguiento leave somebody in the lurch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (persona)
a. wretch
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tiradoa tirada
adjective
1 (tumbado)
estar tirado to be lying; siempre está tirado en el sofá he's always lying on the sofa; los juguetes estaban tirados por toda la habitación the toys were lying o strewn all over the room
2 (barato)
estar tirado to be dirt-cheap (familiar)
3 (fácil)
estar tirado to be dead easy o a cinch (familiar); esa asignatura está tirada that subject is dead easy (familiar); that subject is a cinch (familiar)
4
dejar tirado a algn to leave sb in the lurch; quedarse tirado to be left in the lurch
5 (embarcación) rakish
(colgado) no-hoper (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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