WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
encima advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (sobre)on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  on top of advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
   (not touching)over advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
   (not touching)above advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 La bandeja está encima de la mesa.
encima advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (además)besides that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  not only that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 En el barco me cobraron veinte euros por una llamada y encima no la hice yo.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms:
con una castaña encima loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). ES, coloquial (persona: ebrio, borracho)be drunk v + adj
   (UK slang)be blotto v + adj
   (US figurative)be plastered v + adj
el mundo se le vino encima exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (depresión, disgusto)his world fell apart exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  his world came crumbling down exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
encima de adv + prep (sobre)on top of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  set on top v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
encima de que exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (además de)on top of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  on top of the fact that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
la libertad por encima de todo exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (independencia ante todo)freedom above all exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 No le temen a la muerte, su lema es "la libertad por encima de todo".
 They are not afraid of death; their motto is "freedom above all."
la noche se nos echó encima exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (anocheció)night fell suddenly exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
leer por encima (no profundamente)skim vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Si solo lees el libro por encima no te enterarás de nada.
 If you only skim the book you won't get anything out of it.
mirar por encima del hombro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (con desprecio)look down at exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  look down the nose at exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Se cree superior a todos y nos mira por encima del hombro.
 He thinks he's better than everyone and looks down at us.
quitar un peso de encima loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado (liberar de una carga)lift a weight off, heave a sigh of relief, a load off your mind exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
quitarse un peso de encima loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado (liberarse de una carga)lift a load off your mind, relieve yourself of a weight, heave a sigh of relief exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
un vistazo por encima nm + loc adv (mirada rápida)a quick look, a once over exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 No he leído el informe, solo le he echado un vistazo por encima.
venirse encima de exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (caer sobre)  ([sth] undesirable: closer)come down on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  bear down on v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  Final exams are coming down on us; we need to study.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
  Final exams are bearing down on us; we need to study.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
ver por encima,
echar un ojo
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(mirar superficialmente)give a cursory glance, look at briefly, look at superficially, give a quick look vt
   (literally)see over vt
 El médico solo vio al paciente por encima.
 The doctor only gave the patient a quick look.
  From her father's shoulders she could see over the crowd.This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence.
vivir por encima de las posibilidades,
vivir por encima de sus posibilidades
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(endeudarse)  (go into debt)live beyond your means exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Juan vive por encima de sus posibilidades: gasta más de lo que gana.
 Juan lives beyond his means: he spends more than he earns.
y encima and on top of that
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