weather
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weather(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (climate)
a. el clima
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How's the weather in New York?¿Cómo está el clima en Nueva York?
This region is famous for its awful weather.Esta región es famosa por su clima horroroso.
b. el tiempo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I hope we have good weather for the walk.Espero que tengamos buen tiempo para el paseo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to wear down)
a. erosionar
The wind and the rain had weathered the stone steps.El viento y la lluvia habían erosionado los escalones de piedra.
b. curtir (face)
The harsh climate of Antartica had weathered the scientist's face.El clima severo de Antárctica había curtido la cara del científico.
3. (to deal with)
a. soportar
You have to be able to weather the highs and lows of life.Tienes que poder soportar los altibajos de la vida.
b. aguantar
She can weather her boss's criticism very well.Aguanta muy bien las críticas de su jefe.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to wear down)
a. erosionarse
This cliff face has weathered over thousands of years.La pared del acantilado se ha erosionado a lo largo de miles de años.
b. desgastarse
The back deck has weathered with the passing of the seasons.La terraza de atrás se ha desgastado con el paso de las temporadas.
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weather
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el tiempo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
what's the weather like?¿qué (tal) tiempo hace?
the weather is good/badhace buen/mal tiempo
in this weathercon este tiempo
weather permittingsi el tiempo lo permite
weather chartmapa del tiempo
weather forecastpronóstico meteorológico or del tiempo
weather forecastermeteorólogo(a) m,f
weather mapmapa del tiempo
weather stationestación meteorológica, observatorio meteorológico
2. (idioms)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to make heavy weather of somethinghacer una montaña de algo
to be under the weatherestar pocho(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (rock)
a. erosionar
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to weather the stormcapear el temporal
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (rock)
a. erosionarse
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weather [ˈweðəʳ]
noun
tiempo (m)
weather permitting si el tiempo lo permite; si el tiempo no lo impide; in this weather con el tiempo que hace; con este tiempo; it's very comfortable to wear in hot weather es muy cómodo de llevar (puesto) cuando hace calor; what's the weather like? ¿qué tiempo hace?; he has to go out in all weathers tiene que salir haga el tiempo que haga; it gets left outside in all weathers se deja siempre a la intemperie
to keep a weather eye on sth observar algo con atención
she kept a weather eye on the dog, expecting it to leap up at her I cannot walk through a field of cows without keeping a weather eye on the fence, ready to vault over at the first sign of a movement in my direction It is necessary always to keep a weather-eye on your symptoms and stay alert to the changes which occur
to make heavy weather of sth complicar algo; hacer algo más difícil de lo que es
he only needed to change the bulb but he made such heavy weather of it ¡solo tenía que cambiar la bombilla pero lo complicó de una manera!
to be under the weather (ill) estar indispuesto; estar pachucho (informal)
transitive verb
1 [+storm] aguantar
we've weathered worse criticism than this hemos superado peores críticas que estas; hemos hecho frente a peores críticas que estas
to weather the storm capear el temporal
their relationship has weathered many storms the economy may not weather this storm the government has weathered many storms You've undoubtedly weathered a lot of storms together; you've brought up a family; made a home; established links with family, friends and your neighbourhood
2 (Geol) [+rock] erosionar; [+wood] curar; [+skin, face] curtir
the rocks had been weathered into fantastic shapes las rocas tenían formas fantásticas debido a la erosión
3 (Náut) [+cape] doblar
intransitive verb
[+rocks] erosionarse; [+wood] curarse; [+skin, face] curtirse;
modifier
[+station, balloon] meteorológico
weather conditions (n) estado (m) del tiempo
weather forecast (n) pronóstico (m) del tiempo; boletín (m) meteorológico
weather forecaster (n) meteorólogoameteoróloga (m) (f);a meteoróloga
weather girl (n) mujer (f) del tiempo; meteoróloga (f)
weather report (n) boletín (m) meteorológico
weather ship (n) barco (m) del servicio meteorológico
weather side (n) (Náut) costado (m) de barlovento
weather strip (n) burlete (m)
weather vane (n) veleta (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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