Abierto in english

abierto = receptive ; open ; overt ; outgoing ; open-ended ; candid ; wide open ; up-front [up front] ; free-flowing ; avowed ; unreserved ; unlocked. 

Example: The greatest handicap was the fact that we weren't as receptive to change as we should have been and I think we're now on a different track.Example: In natural language indexing which uses a stop-list only, the indexing language is open.Example: Whether the conditioning was the result of overt analysis of the failure to learn lessons or whether they simply become covert factors subconsciously affecting the way later thought developed is something of a moot point.Example: University librarians must adopt a more outgoing strategy to convince staff and students of the value of their collections.Example: New systems incorporating such resources will produce an information environment that is dynamic and open-ended.Example: To do this is to thwart the goal of eliciting genuine dialogue -- candid, searching, and purposeful discussion -- and motivating students to think, to study, to weigh ideas, and to develop their own solutions.Example: The key to this broader world is the possession of books, but if the door stands wide open there is no need of a key.Example: The author recommends the up-front negotiation of ownership accompanied by a written agreement to eliminate the possibility of doubt as to the identity of the owner.Example: Creating an innovative organisation requires a sponsor followed by guidance by example and gradual change aided by free-flowing communication.Example: Anne Bogart's novel combines avowed misogyny with postfeminist frolic = Anne Bogart's novel combines avowed misogyny with postfeminist frolic.Example: I will be thankful to the readers for their unreserved comments on the book.Example: Theft or attempted theft of belongings is excluded if your car has been left unlocked, left with the keys in it or with a window or roof open.

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» abierto al públicoopen for public viewingopen for business .

Example: The course will look at a major sample of Mackintosh's architectural creations - including some not usually open for public viewing.

Example: The shop is once again open for business after being closed for major renovations.

» abierto a ofertasono [or nearest offer] [Abreviatura utilizada principalmente en el inglés británico en anuncios de venta para indicar que el vendedor aceptará la oferta que más se acerque al precio que ha fijado ] .

Example: If price is followed by 'ono' this stands for 'OR NEAREST OFFER' which indicates that the seller is open to offers at around this price.

» abierto de par en parwide open .

Example: The key to this broader world is the possession of books, but if the door stands wide open there is no need of a key.

» abierto por la nochelate night .

Example: In 1996 the library expanded its opening hours to meet the needs of the students for a late night quiet study facility.

» acceso abiertoopen access (OA) .

Example: Open access (OA) publishing is growing in importance, and, in parallel, the role of institutional repositories (IRs) has come to the forefront of discussion within the library community.

» aplicación de código abiertoopen source software .

Example: From a historical perspective, open source software seems to be a particular case of what Robert C. Allen has termed 'collective invention'.

» cajón abiertotray .

Example: Optical coincidence cards are usually stored in a tray.

» campo abiertoopen country .

Example: Stars seem brighter in open country for several reasons -- the main one being light pollutio.

» carrete abiertoopen-spool tape .

Example: Hi-fi enthusiasts and connoisseurs of music prefer open-spool tape because it gives a better quality of reproduction than cassette.

» carta abiertaopen letter .

Example: The title of the article is 'Is the public library still searching for its identity?: an open letter from an outsider'.

» caso abiertocold case .

Example: These 'cold cases,' some dating back to the 1960's, lack the critical information or evidence needed to identify or charge a suspect.

» chimenea abiertaopen fireplace .

Example: What's better than a good pint in your hand, some tasty food on the table and your feet close to an open fireplace?.

» cirugía a corazón abiertoopen heart surgery .

Example: All children had undergone reparative open heart surgery utilizing cardiopulmonary bypass during infancy.

» código abiertoopen source .

Example: The author points to the threat posed to the success of the Linux open source operating system by Linux zealots determined to wage war on Microsoft by challenging in on the basis of desktop computing.

» con contribución abierta a todo el mundocrowd-sourced [Referido a cualquier tipo de proyecto en Internet al que cualquier persona puede contribuir como, por ejemplo, la Wikipedia] .

Example: There is a new crowd-sourced project called Treezilla that seeks to catalog all the trees on the British Isles, and it already indexes tens of thousands.

» con la boca abiertaPosesivo + mouth + hang + openmouth agapeagape .

Example: It was a surprising turn-on to see my girlfriend half-naked in front of my roommates, their eyes popping out of their skulls and mouths hanging open.

Example: She stood back and watched, mouth agape, until the music faded and the crowd drifted away.

Example: As the spotlight came on and her silhouette was outlined, each member of the audience sat there agape.

» con la boca abierta (del todowith + Posesivo + mouth (wide) open .

Example: I often appear to be gazing vacantly into space with my mouth open.

» con los brazos abiertoswith open arms .

Example: It's in those times that we need nothing more than to embrace life's promise of positivity with open arms.

» con los ojos muy abiertoswide-eyed .

Example: I see myself as having the soul of a wide-eyed wanderer when in fact I'm a homebody, destined to see the world simply through the eyes of my friends.

» curva muy abiertasweeping curve .

Example: An initial climb through some interesting hairpin curves gives way to a fairly straight road with an occasional gentle sweeping curve.

» dar la bienvenida con los brazos abiertoswelcome + Nombre + with open arms .

Example: To his relief, they welcomed him back with open arms and had a big party.

» debate abiertoopen discussion .

Example: During the open discussion which followed, a plea was made for uniform standards, but not uniformity, in school libraries.

» de diseño abiertoopen-planopen-planned .

Example: The open-plan flexible library can be enonomical since overseeing is facilitated by the openness rather than be dividing the building into rooms or halls, thereby requiring less staff.

Example: In an open-planned building designed flexibly to cater for adaptations, the librarian is not inhibited for making changes or instituting experiments.

» dejar abierta la posibilidad de queleave + open the possibility that .

Example: The notion of interests is far subtler than many have realized, and leaves open the possibility that cooperativeness may be adaptive, virtuous, and a good thing .

» dejar la cuestión abiertaleave + the question open .

Example: He was even prepared, in 1945, to leave the question open for future discussion as to 'whether a phonographic record is a book'.

» dejar la puerta abierta aleave + the door open for/to .

Example: I'm leaving the door open for those occasional flukey breaks that do come along every once in a while.

» dejar la puerta abierta de par en parleave + the door wide open .

Example: Giere does not secure a firm foundation for a cognitive theory of science because he leaves the door wide open for social constructivist interpretations of his views.

» de plan abiertoopen-planopen-planned .

Example: The open-plan flexible library can be enonomical since overseeing is facilitated by the openness rather than be dividing the building into rooms or halls, thereby requiring less staff.

Example: In an open-planned building designed flexibly to cater for adaptations, the librarian is not inhibited for making changes or instituting experiments.

» diseño abiertoopen plan .

Example: Universities seem to have ignored some of the new approaches adopted by the modern corporate world where the emphasis is on downsizing, flexibility, open plan, hot desking and plug and go = Las universidades parecen haber ignorado algunos de los nuevos métodos adoptados por el mundo empresarial moderno donde se hace hincapié en la reducción de plantilla, la flexibilidad, el diseño abierto, el uso compartido de mesas de trabajo y el 'plug and play'.

» encontrarse abiertostand + open .

Example: She crept on and peering around the end of the fence behind the laundry, he saw that a gate stood open leading into the yard.

» en mar abiertoon the open sea .

Example: In other words, Elian's real shipwreck was not on the open sea, but when he stepped on dry land in the United States.

» entrevista abiertaopen interview .

Example: Qualitative research methods will be used such as open interviews and structured interviews.

» espacio abiertoopen space .

Example: The problem of tucking a building unobtrusively into one of the few remaining open spaces on a crowded site led to the planners of the library to decide on an underground construction.

» espacio abierto públicopublic open space .

Example: Glasgow is also home to a large number of well-tended parks and possesses more public open spaces than any other city in the United Kingdom.

» estanterías abiertasopen shelving .

Example: Feedback showed that microfilm open shelving had a definite advantage over cabinet storage.

» estar abiertostand + open .

Example: She crept on and peering around the end of the fence behind the laundry, he saw that a gate stood open leading into the yard.

» estar abierto abe open to .

Example: A reappraisal is therefore outlined here with the understanding that it is open to rebuttal and challenge from whatever quarter.

» estar abierto a otras posibilidadeskeep + Posesivo + options openleave + Posesivo + options open .

Example: She is keen to become a mother but is keeping her options open about when or how she might do it.

Example: Eventually, she would like to return to Montana, but for now she is leaving her options open for wherever her career path takes her.

» fractura abiertaopen fracturecompound fracture .

Example: Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.

Example: Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.

» herida abiertaopen wound .

Example: Once you are chafed, treat the area like an open wound.

» jornada de puertas abiertasopen day [Acontecimiento en el que una institución invita al público en general a visitarla y conocer sus dependencias y funcionamiento] .

Example: This article describes the conferences and open days held to educate and encourage the Welsh library community.

» mantener Algo abiertohold + Nombre + open .

Example: The book snake is used to hold the pages of a book open for note taking without damaging it.

» mantener los ojos bien abiertoskeep + Posesivo + eyes (wide) openkeep + Posesivo + eyes peeledkeep + Posesivo + eyes skinnedkeep + Posesivo + wits about + Pronombre .

Example: He should make a note of the gap and keep his eyes open for any additional material.

Example: Lulu is a friendly, chatty parrot and we urge everyone in and around this area to keep their eyes peeled for her.

Example: When you tire of the town, rent a kayak and paddle around the islands keeping your eyes skinned for whales that inhabit the Sound.

Example: Criminals operate all over the world, so travellers need to keep their wits about them and take care of their passports = Hay delincuentes a lo largo y ancho de este mundo, por lo que las personas que viajan necesitan andarse con mucho ojo y tener cuidado con sus pasaportes.

» mar abiertoopen seaopen oceanopen water .

Example: The dolphins were released into the open seas after a short surgical treatment.

Example: Krill is a general term used to describe about 85 species of open-ocean crustaceans known as euphausiids.

Example: This article contains the abstracts of the reports on the field tests and demonstration projects concerned with the effects of dredged material disposal in open water.

» medio abiertohalf-openedhalf-way open .

Example: The research and conclusions are published in full in the author's book 'The half-opened Door' = La investigación y las conclusiones se publicaron en su totalidad en el libro del autor "La puerta entreabierta".

Example: The window was half-way open as he sat taking the air with an infinite sadness of mien, like some disconsolate prisoner.

» parcialmente abiertopartially-open .

Example: Michoud was the smallest of the three, so volunteered to try getting in through the partially-open sunroof but she became stuck.

» permanecer abiertostand + open .

Example: She crept on and peering around the end of the fence behind the laundry, he saw that a gate stood open leading into the yard.

» plan abiertoopenness  ; open plan .

Example: The open-plan flexible library can be enonomical since overseeing is facilitated by the openness rather than be dividing the building into rooms or halls, thereby requiring less staff.

Example: Universities seem to have ignored some of the new approaches adopted by the modern corporate world where the emphasis is on downsizing, flexibility, open plan, hot desking and plug and go = Las universidades parecen haber ignorado algunos de los nuevos métodos adoptados por el mundo empresarial moderno donde se hace hincapié en la reducción de plantilla, la flexibilidad, el diseño abierto, el uso compartido de mesas de trabajo y el 'plug and play'.

» pregunta abiertaopen-ended question [Pregunta que le permite al interlocutor una gran libertad en cuanto al contenido de la respuesta] .

Example: The technique of questioning at these interviews is that you start with the general or open-ended question to get the candidate talking.

» programa de código abiertoopen source software .

Example: From a historical perspective, open source software seems to be a particular case of what Robert C. Allen has termed 'collective invention'.

» puertas abiertasopen house [Acontecimiento en el que una institución invita al público en general a visitarla y conocer sus dependencias y funcionamiento] .

Example: The first open house was held in the library in Nov 81, presenting various arts events, and attracting 300 attenders.

» puntas abiertassplit ends .

Example: Then, she noticed the split ends on his shaggy hair.

» que + Pronombre + dejar + con la boca abiertajaw-dropping .

Example: Cosplayers, when they're serious about their craft, tend to fall somewhere between absolutely jaw-dropping and generally badass.

» recibir con los brazos abiertoswelcome + Nombre + with open arms .

Example: To his relief, they welcomed him back with open arms and had a big party.

» salir al campo abiertogo out into + the open country .

Example: Esau went into the open country to hunt for some wild game to bring back.

» salir al mar abiertogo out into + the open sea .

Example: It's easy to learn and once you rent out a yacht and go out into the open sea, it's a grand way to spend your time.

» ser como un libro abiertobe an open bookread + Nombre + like a book .

Example: When she was young and her heart was an open book, she used to say, 'Live and let live'.

Example: That girl could read me like a book, no matter how hard I tried to disguise my feelings.

» ser un libro abiertobe an open bookread + Nombre + like a book .

Example: When she was young and her heart was an open book, she used to say, 'Live and let live'.

Example: That girl could read me like a book, no matter how hard I tried to disguise my feelings.

» sistema abiertoopen system .

Example: The author examines the idea of open systems and discusses the difference between the living organism and the nonliving open machine.

» software abiertoopen software .

Example: This is an excellent international and interdisciplinary repository of the latest research and thinking on free and open software movements and practices.

» software de código abiertoopen source software .

Example: From a historical perspective, open source software seems to be a particular case of what Robert C. Allen has termed 'collective invention'.

» temporada abiertaopen season .

Example: 'Open Season' is a wild and wacky animated comedy set in the town of Timberline = "Temporada abierta" es una comedia excéntrica y salvaje ubicada en la ciudad de Timberline.

» tener la bragueta abiertafly + be undone .

Example: Minor slip-ups are things like - your fly is undone while giving a presentation, you accidentally let out an audible burp at a work luncheon, wardrobe malfunctions, you pass gas.

» tienes la bragueta abiertayou've got egg on your chin .

Example: There is a saying in the north of England which is a code for telling someone that their front trouser zipper is open; it's 'you've got egg on your chin'.

» zona abiertaopen area .

Example: Displays should be set up in the open areas of the library.

abrir = forge ; open up ; open ; unfold ; unfurl ; unlock ; splay ; unzip ; open out ; uncap ; pull apart ; crack + open. 

Example: This article calls on libraries to forge a renewed national commitment to cooperate in the building of a national information network for scholarly communications.Example: Here is a key paper by a non librarian which opens up a new and constructive approach to library purpose.Example: The 1st phase of a cultural centre, with library, art gallery, swimming pool, cafe and day centre for the elderly, was opened in Sept 87.Example: This algorithm handles cyclic graphs without unfolding the cycles nor looping through them.Example: This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.Example: This allows borrowers to browse but it is tedious for staff to keep unlocking the case every time a cassette is borrowed or returned.Example: Walk your feet up the wall, then take the belt and place it on your upper arms right above your elbows to keep your arms from splaying.Example: The full-length, two-direction zipper makes it easy to get on and off, and the bottom is easy to unzip for diaper changes.Example: Lay the monkfish pieces on a chopping board and slice them horizontally almost in half, so they open out like a book.Example: He took a bottle of water from a vintage refrigerator, uncapped it, and drank thirstily, emptying the entire bottle.Example: All these bits of raw material -- these 'chunks of reality' as McNair calls them -- are encapsulated in a carefully organized and well-rounded whole, which the reader must pull apart and put together again.Example: The fizz that bubbles up when you crack open a can of soda is carbon dioxide gas (CO2).

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» ¡ábrete sésamo!open sesame! .

Example: The article 'Open sesame!' discusses the problems of digital identity and secure access to information on the Internet.

» abrir al máximoopen + Nombre + wide .

Example: Basically my jaw clicks when opened wide and at night I clench it causing irritation to my nerves that go to my brain, hence my migraines.

» abrir arrancandorip + Nombre + open .

Example: The tidal wave ripped open the steel security shutters of the shops.

» abrir camino (a)make + way (for) .

Example: This printing press was evicted from its premises in 1984 to make way for a seminar room.

» abrir completamentespread + open .

Example: Critics say forcing female inmates to spread open their genitalia so guards can inspect for contraband only inflicts needless suffering.

» abrir con lancetalance .

Example: The nodules were lanced and squeezed, and the wounds were treated with copper sulfate and dressed with zinc oxide.

» abrir con llaveunlock .

Example: This allows borrowers to browse but it is tedious for staff to keep unlocking the case every time a cassette is borrowed or returned.

» abrir cortandolancecut + Nombre + opencut throughslit + Nombre + open .

Example: The nodules were lanced and squeezed, and the wounds were treated with copper sulfate and dressed with zinc oxide.

Example: The best way to keep the avocados from browning once cut open is to wrap them in plastic.

Example: The thieves, who seemed to have all the time in the world, used a grinder to cut through three safes built into a wall.

Example: Next, peel the charred skin off of the bell peppers and discard, then slit them open and remove the seeds.

» abrir del todoopen + Nombre + wide .

Example: Basically my jaw clicks when opened wide and at night I clench it causing irritation to my nerves that go to my brain, hence my migraines.

» abrir de nuevoreopen [re-open]  .

Example: The library, which closed in Jun 95, is to reopen in new premises during late 1995.

» abrir de par en parspread + openopen + Nombre + wide .

Example: Critics say forcing female inmates to spread open their genitalia so guards can inspect for contraband only inflicts needless suffering.

Example: Basically my jaw clicks when opened wide and at night I clench it causing irritation to my nerves that go to my brain, hence my migraines.

» abrir deslizandoslide + Nombre + open .

Example: If the window is unlocked you simply slide it open.

» abrir de un empujónfling + Nombre + open .

Example: Closed doors should be flung open and scheduling changed to allow systematic examination of professional and organisational questions.

» abrir dinamitandoblast .

Example: By blasting the face of the falls and excavating an underground cavern, the utility company channeled water through pipes to turbines at the base of the falls.

» abrir el apetitogive + Nombre + an appetitewhet + Posesivo + appetite .

Example: She takes marijuana every few hours, under her doctor's advice, to control pain and give her an appetite otherwise she would starve to death.

Example: She complains that English cooking does not whet her appetite -- the
food looks good, but has no smell and almost no taste.

» abrir el debateopen + the debate .

Example: This symposium is an attempt to build upon the seminar discussions and to open the debate to a wider audience.

» abrir el mercadoopen up + Posesivo + market .

Example: The article 'Private affluence and public squalor?' discusses the implications for libraries and information if public services are forced to open up their markets to free trade and thereby to private companies.

» abrir en canalcut + Nombre + openslit + Nombre + openslit + Nombre + open (right) down the middlecut + Nombre + open (right) down the middle .

Example: The best way to keep the avocados from browning once cut open is to wrap them in plastic.

Example: Next, peel the charred skin off of the bell peppers and discard, then slit them open and remove the seeds.

Example: I tend to slit it open down the middle so it's almost in half and stuff with cheese, then fold back together and wrap in bacon before roasting in the oven.

Example: Take a whole chicken, cut it open down the middle of the breast, flatten it out, and rub it with a little oil and spices.

» abrir forzandoforce + Nombre + open .

Example: Do not force a book open, especially when it is new.

» abrir forzando con palancaprise + Nombre + open [Sinónimo de pry + Nombre + open] .

Example: No harm was done to staff or bookstock but computer monitors and virtually all other equipment were smashed, desks prised open and contents scattered.

» abrir fronterasbreak + new groundbreak + ground .

Example: In this category too there are examples of SLIS participation in ventures breaking new ground.

Example: This framework breaks ground in integration of natural language with interactive computer graphics.

» abrir fuegoopen + fire .

Example: The Pakistani military has been given orders to open fire on US troops crossing the border from Afghanistan to attack Taliban safe havens.

» abrir haciendo palancapry + Nombre + open [Sinónimo de prise + Nombre + open] .

Example: If the paper clip has not rusted and the paper is sturdy, a paper clip can be removed by gently prying it open.

» abrir haciendo un chasquidocrack + open .

Example: The fizz that bubbles up when you crack open a can of soda is carbon dioxide gas (CO2).

» abrir horizontesopen out + horizons .

Example: Even in its era before the computer, progress in telecommunications -- for example, telephone, radio and television -- opened out the horizons for individuals and society at large, and so placed at the disposal of people information about distant events and new ideas.

» abrir la bocaopen + Posesivo + mouth .

Example: These people usually do not realize that it often takes greater strength of character and heroic self-discipline to refrain from changing feet every time one opens one's mouth.

» abrir la caja de Pandoraopen (up) + a can of wormsopen + the floodgates .

Example: It may seem as though we have opened a can of worms, but there is no need to despair.

Example: This Supreme Court's decision has opened the floodgates to unlimited corporate and union spending on election ads.

» abrir la manoopen + the floodgates .

Example: Europe isn't dying, it is committing suicide by opening the floodgates to unrestricted Muslim immigration.

» abrir la mentebroaden + Posesivo + outlook .

Example: The author argues that it could be beneficial to leave some things to chance because one's outlook may be broadened in the process.

» abrir la puerta athrow + open the door to .

Example: We have two programs that have begun to put tables of contents on the Web -- throwing open the door to those who browse the Internet for information as well as those who use our online public access catalog.

» abrir la puerta empujándolepush + open + the doorpush + the door open .

Example: He pushed open the door and stepped inside.

Example: She said he pushed the door open and she fell and hit her head and her hip on the floor, where he proceeded to rape her.

» abrir las cortinaspull back + the curtainsdraw + the curtains openopen + the curtains .

Example: When I pull back the curtains Easter morning in my hotel room, I'll be looking out into beautiful, downtown Seattle.

Example: To my utmost surprise, when I drew the curtains open, it was not rain but the sounds of the angry waves.

Example: His only wish was that one day he would open the curtains and find that the cranes had gone.

» abrir las ganas degive + Nombre + an appetite forwhet + Posesivo + appetite for/to .

Example: This gave her an appetite for change and for other cultures that has stayed with her throughout her life.

Example: One part of a novel or long text may be read in order to whet the listeners' appetites for reading the book themselves.

» abrir las ganas de comergive + Nombre + an appetitewhet + Posesivo + appetite .

Example: She takes marijuana every few hours, under her doctor's advice, to control pain and give her an appetite otherwise she would starve to death.

Example: She complains that English cooking does not whet her appetite -- the
food looks good, but has no smell and almost no taste.

» abrir las piernasspread open + Posesivo + legs [También escrito en este orden spread + Posesivo + legs open]open up + Posesivo + legs .

Example: I've heard that it's better when the child is being spanked to have them spread their legs open.

Example: There are a lot of inconsiderate people around who open up their legs so wide while sitting on the bus that no one else can sit beside them.

» abrir las puertas deunlock [Sentido figurado] .

Example: NTIS is a key partner in unlocking the world's technology.

» abrir la ventana empujándolepush + the window openpush + open the window .

Example: He pushed the window open a few inches and lay his socks on the sill to dry.

Example: Suspecting something to be amiss they pushed open the window and were shocked to see their college mate hanging from the fan.

» abrir los brazosspread + Posesivo + hands .

Example: 'Arnold and the others are too sensitive!' he sneered, spreading his hands in a fantastic gesture of disdain.

» abrir los ojos aopen + Posesivo + eyes to .

Example: Everyone who is a reader has his own list of books which at different times opened his eyes anew.

» abrir los visillospull back + the net curtains .

Example: I aired the room when we arrived and pulled back the net curtains to let the light in.

» abrir + Nombre + al debateopen + Nombre + to discussion .

Example: Reading-reportage brings these prejudices to the surface and opens them to discussion not just by the teacher but by the reader's peers.

» abrir nuevas fronterasforge + new frontiers .

Example: Both artists and scientists share an 'affinity' for experimentation and a desire to forge new frontiers in their fields.

» abrir nuevas posibilidadesopen up + a new territoryopen up + possibilitiesopen + possibilities .

Example: Once this step is taken it opens up a whole new territory for inquiry which may also change the nature of our conceptions of science.

Example: The new system opens up limitless possibilities to the library.

Example: Mass storage technology opens the possibility of automation for many small libraries that up until now could not afford to automate.

» abrir nuevos caminosbreak + new groundpush + Nombre + into new latitudesbreak + groundblaze + a trail .

Example: In this category too there are examples of SLIS participation in ventures breaking new ground.

Example: She sat a long time on the couch, confused, questioning, pushing her thoughts into new latitudes.

Example: This framework breaks ground in integration of natural language with interactive computer graphics.

Example: The article 'Blazing trails in Kentucky wilderness' discusses three stages of the history of case law digest publishing in Kentucky.

» abrir nuevos horizontesopen + new realmsforge + new frontiers .

Example: The article 'Unbeatable booktalks' describes how arranging booktalks around nonfiction titles has opened new realms.

Example: Both artists and scientists share an 'affinity' for experimentation and a desire to forge new frontiers in their fields.

» abrir nuevos mercadosbranch out (into)branch into .

Example: The company now has offices in the UK, the USA and Asia, and has branched out into consultancy and software development.

Example: The book also examines the epistemological, theoretical, socio-technical, and practice directions that social work has branched into.

» abrir paso (a)make + way (for) .

Example: This printing press was evicted from its premises in 1984 to make way for a seminar room.

» abrir + Posesivo + almapour + Posesivo + soul out .

Example: Jamie wished she had someone to pour her soul out to, a mother to embrace her and tell her that everything would be all right.

» abrir + Posesivo + corazónbare + Posesivo + soulpour + Posesivo + heart out [También se usa pour out + Posesivo + heart]bare + Posesivo + heart and soul .

Example: She lost her son 11 years ago, but she didn't begin to heal until she bared her soul through poetry.

Example: I found out later about the heaps of poems she'd written then discarded, pouring her heart out on pages which never saw any eyes but her own.

Example: Readers admire her ability to bare her heart and soul, but to also speak out about the world as she sees it.

» abrir puertasopen + avenuesopen + doors [También con sentido figurado] .

Example: Every librarian, regardless of his government's policy, has the opportunity, if he has the courage, to open the avenues of books and ideas a little wider.

Example: To be born into a middle class family opens wide many educational and occupational doors which are scarcely ajar to others.

» abrirsegapeswing + openhew .

Example: This article argues that box designs for small books have 3 shortcomings: their corners tend to gape; strings, buttons and other fixing arrangements clutter the outside of the box; and the box flaps are too soft causing it to be pushed out of alignment.

Example: The window of opportunity now swings open for the creative library manager.

Example: All of the women hewed unconventional career paths mostly using convention.

» abrirse arender + Nombre + open toopen + Posesivo + mind up to .

Example: The prospect that they might render themselves open to the receipt of numerous requests for copies of the items is one they would view with some alarm in most cases.

Example: Ellyse has slowly solidified her game by knocking the rough edges off and by opening her mind up to what's required and what's available.

» abrirse a posibilidadesbe open to possibilities .

Example: Receptiveness means being open to possibilities to grow and move forward.

» abrirse caminoplough throughelbow + Posesivo + way intoelbow intofoist + Posesivo + way intomake + Posesivo + way in the worldfight + Posesivo + way .

Example: The article has the title 'Plowing through Chicago: SLJ's report on ALA's midwinter meeting '78'.

Example: In her view, it is high time for the plays by this versatile and prolific dramatist to begin elbowing their way into the American repertoire.

Example: More and more companies are already elbowing into this fledgling but potentially lucrative industry.

Example: Moreover, her fatness is an act of defiance; in a world in which women are taught to take up as little space as possible, Lilian learns to foist her way into the public sphere.

Example: He had already made his way in the world as a soloist before becoming a stage star.

Example: She has fought her way to be in the top four in the country in her age group, and now she is striving to reach higher.

» abrirse camino a codazoselbow + Posesivo + way through .

Example: Cars are nose to tail, buyers elbow their way through the crowd, having no idea, that shopping in the unique city of Venice is as chicly as in Milan.

» abrirse camino (a empujones)push + Posesivo + way across/into .

Example: Now the mobile telephone has pushed its way into our everyday lives in new ways.

» abrirse camino en el mundomake + Posesivo + way in the world .

Example: He had already made his way in the world as a soloist before becoming a stage star.

» abrirse camino en la vidaget on in + life .

Example: He believed that, to get on in life, you just needed to work fairly hard and be a nice guy.

» abrirse camino perforandobore + Posesivo + way into .

Example: For nearly two hundred yards they bored their way steadily into the mountain, their path gradually sloping downward.

» abrirse camino porwork + Posesivo + way through .

Example: Read the sections on summarization and work your way through the questions again.

» abrirse de piernasspread open + Posesivo + legs [También escrito en este orden spread + Posesivo + legs open]open up + Posesivo + legs .

Example: I've heard that it's better when the child is being spanked to have them spread their legs open.

Example: There are a lot of inconsiderate people around who open up their legs so wide while sitting on the bus that no one else can sit beside them.

» abrirse de piernas en el suelodo + a split [Postura gimnástica]do + the splits [Postura gimnástica] .

Example: If you too always wanted to do a split, you need flexible hips and hamstrings.

Example: I cannot stress enough the key to doing the splits safely is stretch, stretch, stretch before attempting.

» abrirse en espiralspiral out .

Example: Their choices of local historical architecture and traditional quilt-making spiraled out to include photography, historical fiction, and quilted pillows, which were eventually exhibited at city hall.

» abrirse la cabezasmash + Posesivo + headsmash + Posesivo + head open .

Example: He fell forward smashing his head against the metal frame of the bed.

Example: Halfway through the prayer he screamed and fell backwards, smashing his head open on a rock.

» abrirse pasojostlebreak throughelbow + Posesivo + way intoelbow intoplough throughfoist + Posesivo + way intomake + Posesivo + way in the worldfight + Posesivo + way .

Example: In the case of flax the Library of Congress does not provide an enumerated division and so books on flax spinning must jostle in alphabetic order with books on other aspects of flax = En el caso del lino la Biblioteca del Congreso no proporciona una división enumerada por lo que los libros sobre el hilado del lino deben competir en la ordenación alfabética con otros libros que tratan sobre diferentes aspectos del lino.

Example: Is there a glass ceiling for librarians? If so, what's the best way to break through it?.

Example: In her view, it is high time for the plays by this versatile and prolific dramatist to begin elbowing their way into the American repertoire.

Example: More and more companies are already elbowing into this fledgling but potentially lucrative industry.

Example: The article has the title 'Plowing through Chicago: SLJ's report on ALA's midwinter meeting '78'.

Example: Moreover, her fatness is an act of defiance; in a world in which women are taught to take up as little space as possible, Lilian learns to foist her way into the public sphere.

Example: He had already made his way in the world as a soloist before becoming a stage star.

Example: She has fought her way to be in the top four in the country in her age group, and now she is striving to reach higher.

» abrirse paso a codazoselbow + Posesivo + way through .

Example: Cars are nose to tail, buyers elbow their way through the crowd, having no idea, that shopping in the unique city of Venice is as chicly as in Milan.

» abrirse paso en el mundomake + Posesivo + way in the world .

Example: He had already made his way in the world as a soloist before becoming a stage star.

» abrirse paso porwork + Posesivo + way through .

Example: Read the sections on summarization and work your way through the questions again.

» abrirse un socavóncave in .

Example: The article is entitled 'Sometimes the roof doesn't just leak, it caves in!'.

» abrir sus puertas al públicoopen + its doors to the public .

Example: Some 126 years ago, the Eiffel Tower opened its doors to the public for the first time.

» abrir una botellapop + a bottle .

Example: For many, celebrating the holidays calls for a champagne toast but for some people popping a bottle of bubbly can be dangerous to your health.

» abrir una brechabreach .

Example: A violent storm breached the seawall caused widespread flooding of the area including the library.

» abrir una cerradura con ganzúapick + a lock .

Example: The classic example, quoted for generations by librarians, is the request for information on how to pick locks, but an up-to-date instance posing a similar problem for the librarian would be an enquiry about the manufacture of nerve gas.

» abrir una consultahang out + Posesivo + shingle .

Example: The article 'Hanging out my shingle: from librarian to consultant' describes the working life of the former editor of the Wilson Library Bulletin who is now a consultant.

» abrir una cuenta bancariaopen + a bank account .

Example: You can open a bank account at any time, but remember you have to put money in before you take it out.

» abrir una cuenta en el bancoopen + a bank account .

Example: You can open a bank account at any time, but remember you have to put money in before you take it out.

» abrir un agujerocut + a hole .

Example: The stylus emits tiny sparks which cut minute holes in the surface of the stencil.

» abrir una interrogante sobreleave + open the question of .

Example: Moreover, the use of a computer for privacy transformation leaves open the question of how to protect the code (key) used in the scrambling process.

» abrir una investigaciónlaunch + an investigation .

Example: Russia has launched an investigation into why a manned space capsule returned to earth hundreds of miles off course.

» abrir una negociaciónopen up + a negotiation .

Example: You open up negotiations by low-balling them, while agents shoot for the moon.

» abrir una puerta corriéndolaslide + a door open .

Example: I didn't want to wake them up, so I put on my shoes carefully, got up carefully and slid the door open and slid it closed again.

» abrir una puerta deslizándolaslide + a door open .

Example: I didn't want to wake them up, so I put on my shoes carefully, got up carefully and slid the door open and slid it closed again.

» abrir una ventanaswitch on + a window [Usado en el entorno informático] .

Example: Many menus are now pop-up or pull-down menus or appear in windows which can be switched on and off.

» abrir un caminochart + a direction .

Example: This method can be extremely helpful in charting future directions and gathering data for decision-making.

» abrir un menúpop up + a menu .

Example: There are buttons that pop up a menu and buttons that store and display the value of a variable.

» a medio abrirhalf-opened .

Example: The research and conclusions are published in full in the author's book 'The half-opened Door' = La investigación y las conclusiones se publicaron en su totalidad en el libro del autor "La puerta entreabierta".

» correr para abrirslide + Nombre + open .

Example: If the window is unlocked you simply slide it open.

» correr una puerta para abrilaslide + a door open .

Example: I didn't want to wake them up, so I put on my shoes carefully, got up carefully and slid the door open and slid it closed again.

» deslizar para abrirslide + Nombre + open .

Example: If the window is unlocked you simply slide it open.

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