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dire British & World English

Extremely serious or urgent

dire wolf British & World English

A large extinct wolf of the Pleistocene epoch, which preyed on large mammals

voir dire British & World English

A preliminary examination of a witness or the jury pool by a judge or counsel

voire dire in voir dire British & World English

A preliminary examination of a witness or the jury pool by a judge or counsel

straits in strait British & World English

Used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty

dire English Thesaurus

the dire economic situation

dire English-Spanish

funesto, nefasto

diré Spanish-English

→ decir2

voir dire New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

preliminary examination of a witness or potential juror

te diré la firme in firme Spanish-English

I'll be honest with you

to be in dire straits in dire English-Spanish

estar* en una situación desesperada

si puedo opinar te diré que … in opinar Spanish-English

if I may venture an opinion, I think …

to be in dire/desperate straits in strait English-Spanish

estar* en grandes apuros/en una situación desesperada

aprovechando la ocasión les diré que … in aprovechar Spanish-English

I would like to take, may I take this opportunity to tell you that …?

he made dire predictions about the economy in dire English-Spanish

hizo pronósticos más que alarmantes sobre la economía

dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres in decir Spanish-English

you can judge a man by the company he keeps

dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres in quién Spanish-English

you can tell a person by the company he keeps


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