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affair
Inglés americano: /əˈfɛr/
Inglés británico: /əˈfɛː/

Traducción de affair en español:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (case) the Watergate affair
    el caso or affaire Watergate
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The revolution in military affairs refers to this new form of information-based warfare.
    • Martin also took a keen and active interest in political affairs and events happening around the country.
    • Hitler's growing involvement in the details of economic life matched an increasing intervention in military affairs.
    1.2 (event) Ver ejemplos: the wedding was a small, family affair
    la boda se celebró en la intimidad
    it was a very formal affair
    fue una ocasión muy ceremoniosa
    the last outing was a very different affair
    la última excursión fue muy diferente
    affair of honor [literary]
    cuestión (feminine) de honor
    1.3 (business, concern) changing nationality is a complicated affair
    el cambio de nacionalidad es un asunto complicado
    that's my/your affair!
    ¡eso es asunto mío/tuyo!
    what I do in my own time is my affair
    lo que haga con mi tiempo libre es asunto mío
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • As in all matters concerning the affairs of Muslims our guide is the Qur'ân.
    • She went from running errands to running his life, convincing him that she should manage his affairs and business matters.
    • We all need to realise that religion should be a private affair and a matter of belief.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • You can be aggressive when you need to resolve business and financial affairs.
    • You are blessed with a youthful outlook and dynamism to manage business or financial affairs successfully today.
    • It had been closed some months back after the organization intervened in the business's financial affairs.
    1.4
    also: affairs plural
    (matters)
    asuntos (masculine plural)
    to put one's affairs in order
    poner sus ( or mis etc) asuntos en orden
    a man of affairs
    un hombre de negocios
    home/internal affairs
    asuntos interiores/internos
    it's a poor state of affairs if I can't even buy myself …
    pues sí que están bien las cosas si ni siquiera me puedo comprar … [irónico]
    what's the current state of affairs in the real estate market?
    ¿cómo está la situación en el mercado inmobiliario?
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He enjoyed a passion for collecting art and an interest in public affairs.
    • Besides farming and fun, the clan's big interest was politics - they all felt an interest in public affairs was a duty.
    • His interest in public affairs, especially in social questions, was keener.
  • 2 (liaison) she's having an affair
    tiene un amante
    he had an affair with her years ago
    tuvo un affaire or [colloquial] un lío con ella hace muchos años
    they're having an affair
    tienen relaciones
    tienen un lío [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • This is why extramarital affairs are so damaging.
    • Swingers often point to the high rates of clandestine extra-marital affairs when discussing this issue.
    • As well, different extramarital affairs demand different strategies on the part of the spouse or others.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The restaurant is the best; an old-fashioned wood-and-leather affair with a horseshoe bar.
    • The back light, a scratched grey plastic affair which had come with the bike, was less satisfying.
    • His early albums were scratchy affairs, recorded using just a boombox with a cheap built-in microphone.
  • 3 (thing) [colloquial]her dress was a very elaborate affair
    su vestido era un modelo super complicado [colloquial]
    it was one of those new laser affairs
    fue una de esas cuestiones de láser que hay ahora [colloquial]

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