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Principal Translations
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manera nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (forma de actuar)way nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  method nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Ana está buscando la manera de quitarle la mancha al vestido.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
manera nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). gen pl (modales)way nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Esas no son maneras de comportarse.
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Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
¿de qué manera…? exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (¿Cómo?)in what way…? how…? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
a la manera de,
a manera de
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(a semejanza de)just like adv + adj
 Quiero que pongas la puntuación a la manera de los franceses; con un espacio en medio.
a manera de,
a la manera de
loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a").
(sustituyendo a algo)as a [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Voy a utilizar el tenedor a manera de palanca para sacar las piezas.
a mi modo de,
a mi modo de hacer algo,
a mi manera de hacer algo,
a mi forma de hacer algo
exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
(expresar opinión)as I see it, in my opinion exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Note: Se construye con verbo de comprensión.
 A mi manera de ver, todos respondemos más tarde o más temprano de nuestros actos.
a su manera loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a su forma)in [sb]'s own way preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
aplicar conocimientos de manera práctica loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (llevar a la práctica)apply knowledge in a practical way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  put knowledge to practical use v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
atender de la mejor manera posible assist in the best manner possible v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
buscar la manera de try to find a way to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
de alguna forma,
de alguna manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(de cierto modo)somehow advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  one way or another exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de alguna manera,
de alguna forma
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(modo indeterminado)in some way, in any way, in some manner exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  somehow advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de cierta manera,
de cierto modo
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(en alguna forma)in a certain way, in a way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de cierta manera,
de cierto modo
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(en algún sentido)in a sense, in some way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de cierto modo,
de cierta manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(en alguna forma)in a certain way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  somehow advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de cierto modo,
de cierta manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(en algún sentido)in a sense, in a way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de cualquier manera loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (descuidadamente)any which way, any old way advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Juan no tiene buenas notas porque hace los deberes de cualquier manera.
de esa manera,
de ese modo,
de esa forma
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(así)that way advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de ese modo,
de esa manera,
de esa forma
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(así)that way, like that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de esta forma,
de esta manera,
de este modo
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(así)in this way, this way, that way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de esta manera,
de esta forma,
de este modo
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(así)in this way, in a certain way, in a specific way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (colloquial)like this advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. During the handwriting lesson, the teacher instructed Veronica to hold her pencil like this.
de este modo,
de esta forma,
de esta manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(así)in this way, this way, that way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de igual manera loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (por lo mismo)also, likewise advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  as well as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
de la manera más atenta exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (con mucha cortesía)in the most respectful way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (formal)with the utmost respect exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de la mejor forma,
de la mejor manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(lo mejor posible)the best way advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de la mejor manera in the best way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de la misma forma,
de la misma manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(de igual forma)in the same way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  likewise advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  by the same token exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de la misma manera the same way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de mala manera loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (con malos modos)badly, rudely advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  ill-mannered, bad-mannered adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
de manera aislada loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (de forma esporádica)isolated adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  one-off adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
de manera conjunta loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (conjuntamente)together, jointly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de manera destacada loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (eminentemente) (contribution)important, significant, major adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 El orador cerró la conferencia de manera destacada.
de manera oportuna loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (pertinentemente)timely adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  in a timely manner, in a timely way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de manera que loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (así que)so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  so that advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de manera tal loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que"). enfático (expresa consecuencia)so that conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  so conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Decidimos quedarnos una noche más; de manera tal, podríamos ver los desfiles.
de manera tal que,
de manera tal que se haga algo
loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que").
(de forma que)so that conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  such that, in order to conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Ahorra dinero de manera tal que puedas pagar tus deudas.
 Save money so that you can pay your debts.
de manera tal que,
de manera tal que se hace algo
loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que").
(así pues)so that conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  therefore conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Nunca contestó sus cartas, de manera tal que pensó que la había olvidado.
 She never responded to his letters, so that he thought that she had forgotten about him.
de ninguna manera loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en absoluto) (colloquial)no way advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  absolutely not advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 De ninguna manera irás a esa fiesta.
 There is no way you're going to that party.
de otra manera exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (de otra forma)in another way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in a different way, in a different form exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de tal manera que,
de tal modo que,
de tal forma que
loc conjlocución conjuntiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como conjunción ("ya que", "a fin de", "ahora que").
(entonces)in a way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de tal manera que,
de tal modo que
exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho").
(de una forma que)in such a way that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de todas maneras,
de todos modos,
de cualquier manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(sea como sea)in any case, in any event prep + n
  anyway advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de una manera loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (modo de hacer algo)in a way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Note: Se construye con adjetivo.
Note: The adverb form can sometimes be used instead of this expression ("intelligibly").
 Escribe de una manera ininteligible.
 She writes in an intelligible way.
de una u otra forma,
de una u otra manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(sea como sea)one way or another advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de una u otra manera one way or another exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
dicho de otra manera exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (en otras palabras)in other words exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  expressed differently v past p + adv
  said another way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
en cierta forma,
en cierta manera
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(en cierto sentido)in a way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in one way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (formal)in a certain way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
en cierta manera in one way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in a certain way exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
en gran manera loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en gran medida)to a large extent exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  to a great extent exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de ninguna manera (de ningún modo)in no way advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (informal)no way advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
encontrar la forma de,
encontrar la manera de
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
(hallar la manera) (with gerund)find a way of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (with infinitive)find a way to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
encontrar la manera de find a way of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  find a way to v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
forma de vestir,
manera de vestir
nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
(estilo) (colloquial)the way [sb] dresses, how [sb] dresses exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (informal)way of dressing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (formal)style of dress nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 La forma de vestir dice mucho de la gente.
 The way you dress (or: How you dress) says a lot about you.
la manera en que how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  the way in which exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
la mejor manera de hacerlo the best way of doing [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
la mejor manera posible the best possible way nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
manera de caminar loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (forma de andar)way of walking nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
manera de ser,
forma de ser
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").
(personalidad)way of being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Es mi manera de ser y no pienso cambiar.
manera de vestir way of dressing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
manera de hablar 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"). (forma de hablar)ways of talking, ways of speaking nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
una manera de a way of nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
una manera de vivir a way of living nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
vivir la vida a mi manera exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (seguir mi propio camino)live life your own way, live your life your way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tienes que vivir la vida a tu manera; no puedes dejar que tus padres decidan por ti.
 You have to live your life your own way: you can't let your parents decide for you.
y de qué manera exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (¡vaya forma)And how! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Ya lo creo que lo dijo, y de qué manera.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Charles told the boss off. And how!
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