obras


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Inflexiones de 'obra' (n): fpl: obras

Del verbo obrar: (conjugar)
obras es:
2ª persona singular (tú) presente indicativo
obrás es:
2ª persona singular (vos) presente indicativo

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Principal Translations
obra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (algo de valor artístico)work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Ese cuadro es una obra de arte.
obra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (conjunto de trabajos)work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (complete)life's work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Me encanta la obra de Picasso.
obra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (construcción)construction nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El director de la obra está comiendo con el contratista.
 
Additional Translations
obra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (albañilería)work, job nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Los albañiles están haciendo una obra de reforma en casa.
obra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (acción)deed, act nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Donar ese dinero a los huérfanos ha sido una buena obra.
obra nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (ejecución)workmanship nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Me encanta la obra que ha hecho con esta silla de caoba.
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Principal Translations
obrar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (actuar)behave, act viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Quien obra mal, acaba mal.
 He who behaves (or: acts) badly, ends badly.
obrar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (causar)bring about 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."
  work, create vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Confiar en los empleados obra cambios positivos en el clima laboral.
 Trusting employees brings about positive changes in the work climate.
 
Additional Translations
obrar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (estar, ubicarse)be, be found viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 La documentación obra en poder del abogado.
 The documentation is (or: is found) in the possession of the lawyer.
obrar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (defecar)move your bowels, pass a stool v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  defecate viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
   (vulgar)crap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El paciente padece constipación, lleva varios días sin obrar.
 The patient is suffering from constipation, and has not moved his bowels (or: passed a stool) for several days.
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Compound Forms:
obra | obrar |
a pie de obra loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en la obra)on site advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  jobsite n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
autoría de obra 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"). (concepción, creación)authorship of a work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
avance de obra loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (construcción: estado)progress of work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  amount of work completed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
aviso de obra loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (edificación: trámite)notice of works nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
coste de mano de obra labor cost
declaración de obra nueva announcement of new works
dirección de obra   (construction)site management
ejecución de obra pública execution of public works
encargado de obra
encargada de obra
loc nom
(supervisor)  (art)person commissioned to carry out the work exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
   (construction)works manager exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
la mano de obra the workforce
manos a la obra get on with it
murete de obra concrete wall nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
obra de arquitectura loc nom (edificio)architectural work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  piece of architecture nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
obra de arte work of art nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  artwork nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
obra de caridad 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"). (ayuda gratuita)charitable work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  good works nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
 Dar dinero a los necesitados es una obra de caridad.
 Giving money to the needy is a charitable work.
obra de construcción building work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  construction nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
obra de teatro play, stage play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
obra literaria literary work nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  work of literature nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
obra maestra masterpiece nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
obra musical piece of music n
  composition nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
obra teatral play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
trabajo a pie de obra on-site work
valla de obra construction fence
vida y obra life and works
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