¿Sabías que...?: ¿Sabías que el perejil tiene más potasio que el plánato?
cheap / barato
 
cheap   [tʃi:p]
A. -adjective
cheaper   comparative
cheapest   superlative
1. (=inexpensive)   [goods, labour, shop, ticket]   barato   [imports]   a bajo precio   [loan, credit]   a bajo interénoun
·it'noun ten pence cheaper
·es diez peniques masculineánoun barato
·it'noun cheaper [to] buy than to rent
·sale masculineánoun económico or barato comprar que alquilar
·gas cookers are cheaper to run
·las cocinas de gas salen or resultan masculineánoun económicas
·these cars are very cheap to produce
·la fabricaciónoun de estos coches sale muy barata
a. cheap [labour] =   mano (f) de obra barata
b. cheap [money] =   dinero (m) barato
c. dresses at ridiculously cheap [prices] =   vestidos a unos precios regalados
·it'noun cheap at the price
*   está bien de precio,   es barato para lo que es
·that'noun cheap at half the price!
*   ¡es masculineánoun que regalado!
d. cheap [rate] =   tarifa (f) reducida
e. cheap and cheerful   bueno, bonito y barato
2. (=poor-quality)   [product]   barato,   corriente
·beware of cheap imitations!
·¡esté al tanto de imitaciones baratas!
·cheap and nasty
·ordinario,   chabacano
3. (=vulgar, mean)   [joke]   ordinario,   chabacano   [behaviour, tactics]   rastrero   [remark, question]   de mal gusto   [opportunism, sensationalism]   barato   [promises]   feminineácil
a. a cheap [laugh] =   la risa feminineácil
b. cheap [thrills] =   placeres masculine plural baratos
c. a cheap [trick] =   una mala pasada
4. (=not deserving respect)   bajo,   indigno
a. to [feel] cheap =   sentirse humillado
b. they [hold] life cheap there =   allí la vida no vale nada
c. to [look] cheap =   parecer ordinario,   tener un aspecto ordinario
d. to [make] o.noun. cheap =   rebajarse,   humillarse
B. -adverb
[buy, sell]   barato
·it'noun going cheap
·se vende barato
·quality doesn't come cheap
·la calidad hay que pagarla
C. -noun
·on the cheap
*
pejorative
[decorate, travel]   en plan barato *
·to do something on the cheap
hacer algo en plan barato *
·to buy or get something on the cheap
·comprar algo por poco dinero or a bajo precio
D. -compound
·cheap shot   -noun   golpe (m) bajo
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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