Definición de steady en inglés:

steady

Saltos de línea: steady
Pronunciación: /ˈstɛdi
 
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adjetivo (steadier, steadiest)

verbo (steadies, steadying, steadied)

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exclamación

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  • Used as a warning to someone to keep calm or take care: Steady now! We don’t want you hurting yourself

sustantivo (plural steadies)

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  • 1 informal A person’s regular boyfriend or girlfriend: his steady chucked him two weeks ago
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    • Could it be really possible that they haven't considered all the merits of having a steady (not necessarily permanent) boyfriend.
    • As usual though, I had to go and ruin it - I found a steady girlfriend.
    • He recoiled at the thought of allowing his steady girlfriend, Ms Boyle, from taking up more permanent residence in his home, and they went separate ways earlier this year.
  • 2A strut for stabilizing a caravan or other vehicle when stationary.
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    • Sliding contact between the work piece and its support should be avoided, and the use of roller steadies and running centres is recommended.

Frases

go steady

informal Have a regular romantic or sexual relationship with someone: she started going steady with Sebastian
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  • Rebellious older daughter Esti is going steady with a soldier, but they're having a hard time finding privacy.
  • It's a crush that I'm betting will quickly progress to going steady.
  • I was so naive, I thought he was using some cool, mature way to describe going steady or going out.

steady on!

British Used as a way of exhorting someone to calm down or be more reasonable: Steady on, Mark! You’re talking about my best friend

Derivativos

steadier

sustantivo
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  • The poverty of the Tipperary team surprised, even considering the greater physical presence of the winners who were far steadier in the tackle.
  • Without doubt our defence is a much steadier ship these days.
  • Orr was the steadier of the two, going bogey-free, but it was Forsyth who left the course knowing he could and should have scored even better than he did.

steadily

adverbio
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  • I could see from the look on the American's face that he was slowly but steadily losing the will to live.
  • When the whistles blew, they advanced slowly and steadily towards the German lines.
  • The number of ethnic minority consultants is rising steadily, and will continue to do so.

steadiness

sustantivo
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  • It was in attack that Waterford lost this game, not for want of effort but for steadiness in finishing.
  • We'll be close as we can to the team we play to make sure we retain a steadiness.
  • Recently I have begun to wonder if these kinds of tests requiring cleverness instead of steadiness can really contribute to improve their English abilities.

Origen

Middle English (in the sense 'unwavering, without deviation'): from stead + -y1. The verb dates from the mid 16th century.

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