Translation of business in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable (Business) 1.1 (world of commerce, finance)business school o collegenegocios (masculine plural)the business pagesescuela (feminine) de administración or gestión de empresasescuela (feminine) de negociosinstituto (masculine) comercial (Southern Cone)a course in business Germanlas páginas de economía y finanzaslas páginas de negociosthe business communityun curso de alemán comercial1.2 (commercial activity, trading) to be in businessthe firm has been in business for over 50 yearslos empresariosel empresariadothe factory is back in business againla empresa tiene más de 50 años de actividad comercialthe Liberals are back in businessla fábrica ha reanudado sus operacionesto set up in businessloans to help you set up in businesslos liberales son nuevamente una fuerza con la que hay que contarhe set himself up in business as a financial consultantpréstamos para ayudarlo a montar or poner un negociogo into businessthey went into business togetherse estableció como asesor financieroto go out of business high rents have put many local traders out of businessmontaron or pusieron un negocio juntosbusiness is goodmuchos comercios han tenido que cerrar debido a los alquileres altosbusiness is slackel negocio anda or marcha bienthe hamburger stands were doing good businesshay muy poco movimientothe company lost two million dollars' worth of businesslos puestos de hamburguesas estaban haciendo un buen negociobusiness is businessla compañía perdió ventas ( or contratos etc) por valor de dos millones de dólaresbusiness as usuallos negocios son los negociosthe government tried to give the appearance of business as usualseguimos atendiendo al público durante las reformasthe store/bank opens for business at nine o'clockel gobierno intentó dar la impresión de que no había pasado nadala tienda/el banco abre al público a las nueve(before noun) (quarter/deal)(practice)business associatesocio, (-cia) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences1.3 (custom, clients) See examples: to lose business
taxis ply for business at the airportperder clientes or clientelataxis ofrecen sus servicios en el aeropuertoExample sentences
- Then there's Lord Haskin's task force, attempting to reduce the burden of regulation on business.
- He believed it would have an adverse affect on business and trade in the community.
- He believed it would have adverse effect on business and trade in the community.
- Ahead of the opening of European markets traders were divided over the likely volume of business.
- They are competing in terms of business but will join together when it will help to bring about benefits for retail across the board.
- The bush telegraph has never made so much money; telecomms deregulation has no effect on volume business.
- 2 countable 2.1 (firm)(before noun) (name/address)business administration/managementbusiness premisesadministración (feminine) /dirección (feminine) de empresas2.2 (branch of commerce) See examples: I'm in the insurance/antiques businesslocal (masculine) comercialthe fashion/music businesstrabajo en el ramo de los seguros/en la compra y venta de antigüedadeswe are not in the business of making rash promisesla industria or el negocio de la moda/músicashe's the best designer in the businessno acostumbramos hacer promesas irresponsableses la mejor diseñadora del ramoExample sentences
- New Labour prefers to give state money to private businesses to run public services.
- A city is composed of units too, people and houses and businesses and all the rest.
- Several rival operators have put their businesses on the market in the hope of cashing in.
- 3 uncountable 3.1 (transactions) See examples: some important business came up and she had to dash offis it business or personal?surgió algo importante y tuvo que irse corriendoit's been a pleasure to do business with you¿se trata de cuestiones de trabajo o es algo personal?I'm here on businessha sido un placer trabajar con ustedshe's away on businessestoy aquí por negocios/por trabajoto mix business with pleasureestá de viaje por negocios/por trabajounfinished businessmezclar el trabajo con la diversiónbusiness before pleasureasuntos (masculine plural) pendientesto do one's business [colloquial] [euphemistic] to get down to business to mean businessantes es la obligación que la devociónprimero el deber (y después el placer)he obviously meant businessdecir algo muy en serioto talk business (lit) all right then, $10,000 — now you're talking business! quit stalling and let's talk businessestaba claro que lo decía muy en seriodeja de andarte con rodeos y vayamos al grano(before noun) (appointment/lunch)business correspondence business letterde trabajode negocios3.2 (items on agenda)carta (feminine) comercialthe committee had a lot of business to get throughasuntos (masculine plural)temas (masculine plural)any other businessla comisión tenía muchos asuntos or temas que tratarotros asuntos≈ ruegos y preguntasExample sentences3.3 (rightful occupation, concern) to mind one's own businessthere I was, minding my own business, when …
mind your own business!estaba ahí, de lo más tranquila, cuando …that's none of your business¡no te metas en lo que no te importa!I know it's none of my business, but …eso no es asunto tuyoeso no te incumbeit's no business of yours/mineya sé que no es asunto mío, pero …you had no business apologizing on my behalfno es asunto tuyo/míono te/me incumbeI shall make it my business to find outno te correspondía a ti disculparte de mi partelike nobody's business [colloquial]she was getting through those chocolates like nobody's businessyo me ocuparé or me encargaré de averiguarlohe was dashing around like nobody's businessles estaba dando duro a los bombones [colloquial]he was spending money like nobody's businessestaba corriendo como un loco de aquí para alláto send somebody about her/his businessgastaba dinero como si fuera aguaechar a alguien con cajas destempladasmandar a alguien a pasear or (Spain) a paseo [colloquial]Example sentences
- This year however she returned to school late due to business she had to attend back home.
- After giving up that business they attended a number of courses lasting from one to three days.
- Balloonist Rick Walczak plans to attend to some unfinished business in the next few weeks.
- I know that his personal well-being is none of my business, but somehow it's hard not to worry about Harry.
- It's none of our business to control what the NCC thinks or says about politics.
- I did some other things that were on the list but those are none of your business.
- He was in Japan, a guest of the Japanese consulate on business in his other profession as writer and journalist.
- Ashraf regularly flew to Pakistan from Glasgow airport on business.
- Zurich surveyed firms to see if they carry out risk assessments of employees before letting them drive on business.
- 4 (affair, situation, activity) [colloquial] (no plural) this divorce business is getting me downwhat's all this business about you leaving?este asunto del divorcio me está deprimiendoto be the business (British English) [slang]¿qué es eso de que te vas?to give somebody the business (American English) if I get home late, my parents give me the businessser bárbaro or genial or fantástico [colloquial]my friends gave me the business when I wore my new dresssi llego tarde a casa mis padres me echan la bronca [colloquial]mis amigos me tomaron el pelo cuando me puse el vestido nuevo [colloquial]Example sentences
- In a word, I have to invite the reader to come in backward upon the whole business.
- She found the whole business of arguing backward and forward about the same detail utterly boring.
- You see I'm no lawyer, but I happen to know that the business of court cases is a process.
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