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a mano loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (fabricar: sin ayuda de máquinas)by hand advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  manually advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Todas estas prendas fueron tejidas a mano. Isabel tenía un vestido floreado hecho a mano que yo le había regalado.
 All of these garments were woven by hand. Isabel had a floral dress made by hand that I had given her.
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al alcance de la mano,
a mano
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(fácil de conseguir)close at hand, close by advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  within reach advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 No tengo el ordenador al alcance de la mano ahora, luego lo miro. Déjame esos papeles sobre el escritorio para tenerlos a mano.
 My computer isn't close by right now, so I'll check it later.
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Compound Forms:
a mano | al alcance de la mano
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a mano alzada loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (sin ayuda de instrumentos) (drawing)freehand advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Hiciste trampa: calcaste la figura en lugar de dibujarla a mano alzada.
 You cheated: you traced the shape instead of drawing it freehand.
asalto a mano armada,
atraco a mano armada,
robo a mano armada
nm + loc adv
(derecho: robo con uso de arma)armed robbery nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Dos cajeras del banco resultaron heridas en el asalto a mano armada. Lo condenaron a tres años de prisión por dos robos a mano armada.
 Two bank tellers were injured during the armed robbery.
asalto a mano armada,
robo a mano armada
loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala").
figurado, coloquial (estafa, precio excesivo) (figurative)armed robbery nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 ¡Pagaste seiscientos dólares por ese cuadro! Eso es un robo a mano armada.
atraco a mano armada grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (derecho: robo con uso de arma)armed robbery nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
coser a mano loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (estar accesible)sew by hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  hand sew v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
escribir a mano,
escribir algo a mano
vtr + loc adv
(con lápiz, con pluma...)write by hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  handwritten vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Yo estaba enamoradísima: a Ale le escribí más de veinte cartas a mano.
 I was so in love: I wrote Ale more than twenty letters by hand.
escribir a mano vi + loc adv (sin ayuda de máquinas)write by hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  hand write [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Con los teléfonos inteligentes y las tabletas, mis alumnos no tienen necesidad de escribir a mano.
 What with smartphones and tablets, my students have no need to write by hand.
hecho a mano loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). (artesanal)handmade adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (formal)made by hand exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Compré un cinturón de cuero hecho a mano.
 I bought a handmade leather belt.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. This rocking chair was made by hand in our woodworking shop.
mano a mano loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (conjuntamente)hand in hand advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  together advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  side by side advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 El Gobierno trabajó mano a mano con la comunidad para solucionar el problema de delincuencia.
 The government works hand in hand with the community to solve the problem of crime.
robo a mano armada loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (derecho: asalto con arma)armed robbery nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
siempre a mano loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (siempre accesible)always available, always on hand advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
talla a mano loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (cincelado manual)hand carving nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
tallado a mano loc adjlocución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar"). (cincelado manualmente)hand-carved adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
tener a mano loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (tener al alcance)have [sth] on hand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal)have [sth] around v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Por favor tengan a mano sus linternas para cuando oscurezca.
votación a mano alzada loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (derecho: levantando la mano) (vote)show of hands nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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