An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unsuitable)
a. inepto
The judge declared the abusive man an unfit father.El juez declaró al hombre maltratador inepto como padre.
b. no apto
Given his poor judgment, Diego is unfit for the managerial position.Dada su falta de buen juicio, Diego no es apto para el puesto directivo.
c. inadecuado
The editor said my article on abortion was too controversial and, therefore, unfit for publication.El editor dijo que mi artículo sobre el aborto era demasiado polémico y, por lo tanto, inadecuado para publicar.
d. indigno (unworthy)
Because of his doping scandal, the committee deemed him unfit of competing.Debido a su escándalo de dopaje, el comité lo consideró indigno de competir.
e. incapaz
That boss of yours is totally unfit to lead a team.Ese jefe que tienes es totalmente incapaz para dirigir un equipo.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Although you have a doctorate degree, you're still unfit to be a professor.Aunque tienes un doctorado, no estás capacitado para ser profesor.
You've drunk too much! You're unfit to drive!¡Bebiste demasiado!¡No estás en condiciones de manejar!
2. (not physically fit)
a. bajo de forma
I'm extremely unfit and will have to start going to the gym soon.Estoy extremadamente bajo de forma y tendré que empezar a ir al gimnasio muy pronto.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Juan was so unfit that his muscles ached after working out for only five minutes.Juan estaba tan fuera de forma que le dolían los músculos después de haber hecho ejercicio solo cinco minutos.
My trainer understands how difficult it is to be motivated to work out when you're unfit.Mi entrenador entiende lo difícil que es estar motivado para hacer ejercicios cuando no estás en forma.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unsuitable)
a. inadecuado(a), inapropiado(a)
to be unfit for somethingno ser apto(a) para algo
2. (in poor physical condition)
a. bajo(a) de forma
3. (injured)
a. lesionado(a)
unfit [ˈʌnˈfɪt]
1 (unsuitable) no apto;for para; (incompetent) incapaz; (unworthy) indigno;to de
he was considered an unfit parent se lo consideró un padre inepto or incompetente; he is quite unfit to hold office no está capacitado en absoluto para ejercer ningún cargo; to be unfit for sth: the road is unfit for lorries el camino no es apto para el tránsito de camiones
to be unfit for human consumption no ser apto para el consumo
to be unfit for habitation ser inhabitable
complaints that he was unfit for the job quejas (f) de que no estaba capacitado para el trabajo
to be unfit for publication no ser apto para la publicación
2 (not physically fit) en mala forma (física); bajo de forma; (ill) indispuesto
he is very unfit está en muy mala forma (física); está muy bajo de forma; two of their players are unfit dos de sus jugadores no se encuentran en condiciones de jugar
heavy people are not necessarily unfit
unfit for military service no apto para el servicio militar
she is unfit to drive no está en condiciones de conducir or manejar; (LAm)
transitive verb
to unfit sb for sth/to do sth inhabilitar or incapacitar a algn para algo/para hacer algo
he is unfitted for such a career No one alleges that it is Mrs Thatcher's handling of the Gulf crisis which unfits her to remain as Prime Minister in middle-class eyes, the lack of even the most rudimentary education unfitted the workers for the suffrage
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