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Inflexiones de 'asunto' (n): mpl: asuntos

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asunto nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (tema)matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  subject nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  issue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 En la reunión se tratará el asunto de la limpieza de los garajes.
 We'll be discussing the matter of keeping garages clean at the meeting.
asunto nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (negocio, trato u ocupación)matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Tengo un asunto pendiente con un cliente.
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¿Cuál es el asunto? exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (¿De qué se trata?)What's the issue? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
asunto a tratar agenda item, business at hand, issue to address nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto de familia loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (cuestión privada)family matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto de palabra a question of words, a matter of language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto de referencia above-mentioned subject nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto de su competencia question of competence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto de trabajo work issue, work-related question nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto delicado nm + adj (algo problemático) (requiring tact)delicate matter, delicate issue, sensitive issue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto derivado 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"). (proveniente de)matter arising from nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  issue resulting from nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Un asunto derivado del tema de calidad es el uso de insumos biodegradables.
 A matter arising from the theme of quality is the use of biodegradable consumables.
asunto en cuestión 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"). (tema: a tratar)issue in question, matter at hand nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto general general matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto interno internal matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto intrincado nm + adj (algo: complicado)complicated matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto jurídico legal issue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto legal legal issue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto mal llevado badly handled matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto penal criminal matter
asunto pendiente pending matter, pending issue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto personal personal matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto público public concern, public matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
asunto tratado matter dealt with
asunto turbio gray area
asunto zanjado issue that has been settled, matter that has been settled nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
dar largas al asunto,
darle largas al asunto
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(atrasar indebidamente)drag your feet v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  put [sth] off vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
 Le das largas al asunto porque temes tratar el tema.
el asunto es que… exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (lo que sucede es que...)the thing is… exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 * I want to invite Michael to the party, but the thing is that he always starts a fight.
llegar al final de un asunto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (aclarar algo a fondo) (mystery)get to the bottom of the matter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (disagreement)resolve the matter vtr + n
  clear up the matter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
meollo del asunto 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"). (quid de la cuestión)the nub of the issue, the heart of the issue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  the crux of the matter nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
no darle más vueltas a un asunto exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (no obsesionarse con un tema)not give a further thought to a subject, stop turning a subject over in your head v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  not get bogged down with [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  stop worrying about [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
proseguir con un asunto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (continuar con un asunto)carry on with a matter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  proceed with a matter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  go ahead with a matter v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
resolver un asunto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (solucionar un problema)resolve a matter vtr + n
ser un asunto de voluntad be voluntary v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tomar carta en un asunto take matters in your own hands v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tomar cartas en el asunto take matters into your own hands v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tratar un asunto deal with an issue v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
un asunto delicado a delicate issue nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
volver sobre un asunto go over an issue again v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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