- 1 1.1 (make full) to fill sth (
withsth) [bottle/glass/room] llenar algo ( dealgo) [cake/sandwich] rellenar algo ( dealgo) he filled the tank with water o he filled the tank full of water llenó el tanque de agua he filled her head full of nonsense le llenó la cabeza de tonterías don't fill the cup right up to the top no llenes la taza hasta el borde the wind filled the sails el viento hinchaba las velas he can still fill a large concert hall todavía es capaz de llenar una sala de conciertos grande cakes filled with cream pasteles rellenos de crema or (Esp) nata fill your lungs with air llénate los pulmones de aire a smoke-filled room una habitación llena de humo gladness filled his heart o his heart was filled with gladness tenía el corazón lleno or [literario/literary] henchido de alegría, su corazón rebosaba de alegría the news filled us with anger la noticia nos llenó de ira I was filled with jealousy me consumían los celos 1.2 [space/area] ocupar, llenar most of the seats were filled by the time the curtain rose cuando se levantó el telón, la mayor parte de los asientos estaban ocupadosMore example sentences1.3 (plug, stop) [hole/crack] rellenar, tapar; [tooth/cavity] empastar, tapar (Andes) , emplomar (RPl) , calzar* (Col) to fill a pipe with tobacco cargar* una pipa (de tabaco) this book fills a gap in the market este libro llena un hueco que había en el mercado
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- Spoon batter into muffin pan which has been sprayed with non stick cooking spray, filling each cup ¾ full.
- We filled two bin liners full of broken glass, cans and bottles.
- Do not fill the bottles too full as this drink is very fizzy.
- In six European countries, dentists cannot legally fill teeth with silver amalgam (mercury).
- The compaction of amalgam into the cavity is not simply a matter of filling the hole.
- No one likes to do it, no one likes to spend the money or time, but filling a cavity is a whole lot cheaper than having a root canal.
- 2 (fulfill) [need] satisfacer* he doesn't fill the requirements no cumple con or no llena or no reúne los requisitosMore example sentences
- Either would be an immediate upgrade, but neither player fills a pressing need.
- The Redskins won't be shy about trading a midround pick, likely a third- or fourth-round selection, to fill a pressing need.
- The latest Japanese craze fills the final need.
- 3 [Busn] [vacancy] llenar thank you for inquiring, but the job's already been filled gracias por interesarse pero ya hemos llenado la vacante or cubierto el puesto is she the right person to fill the post? ¿es ella la persona idónea para ocupar el puesto?More example sentences
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- In 1913 Eddington was appointed to fill the vacant position of Plumian Professor of Astronomy.
- It decided against filling the vacant post and the position won't be reviewed until later in the year.
- He added that despite several requests, the state government was not filling the posts lying vacant in the corporation.
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- She did a great job, considering she didn't have a clue and wasn't expecting to be filling this role.
- Jon Parkin is set to play in defence and is expected to fill that role at Northampton on Saturday when Chris Smith and Darren Edmondson are both suspended.
- It follows the departure from frontline politics of several MSPs who were expected to fill important roles when elected in 1999.
- A register of prescriptions filled by local pharmacies provided continuous data on use of cholesterol lowering drugs.
- After months of struggling to get enough chips to fill orders, supply is improving.
- The basic job consists of maintaining the inventory of books and filling the orders from members as they come in.
- [sails] hincharse [bath/basin/auditorium]to fill (
withsth) llenarse ( dealgo) her eyes filled with tears se le llenaron los ojos de lágrimas his heart filled with emotion lo embargó la emociónMore example sentences
- The wind had risen, the ropes cracking and straining even louder as the sails filled to capacity.
- For a while the ship kept bucking and sidling, the sails filling, now on one tack, now on another, till the mast groaned aloud under the strain.
- Mark watched the other ship draw closer, sensing the increase in their own speed as the sails filled again and the oarsman got their rhythm.
- v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 [hole] rellenar 1.2 [outline] rellenar each square was filled in in a different color cada cuadrado estaba pintado de un color diferente 1.3 (complete) [form] rellenar, llenar 1.4 (write in) [name/age] poner* 1.1v + o + adv (inform) [colloquial/familiar] poner* al corriente to fill sb in
onsth poner* a algn al corriente dealgo he will fill you in on the political situation él te pondrá al corriente de la situación política 1.2v + adv + o (occupy) I filled in the morning writing letters ocupé la mañana escribiendo cartas we've got an hour to fill in before the movie tenemos una hora antes de la película 1.3v + adv (deputize) to fill in forsb sustituir* or reemplazar* a algn I'm filling in while the secretary is away estoy de suplente de la secretaria mientras ella no está
- v + o + adv, v + adv + o (make full) [bottle/bag] llenar they give us bread to fill us up nos dan pan para llenarnos fill her up! [Auto] ¡llénelo!, lleno, por favor to fill sth up
withsth llenar algo dealgo 1.1v + adv 2.1 (become full) [hall/street] llenarse 2.2 (buy fuel) echar or poner* gasolina, cargar* nafta (RPl)
- 1to eat/drink one's fill of sth [literario/literary] comer/beber algo hasta saciarse to have had one's fill of sth haberse* hartado de algo I've had my fill of your whining me he hartado or estoy harto de tus quejasMore example sentences
- Once you have had your fill of plain smoked salmon with brown bread and butter, think about using it in cooking.
- As far as I'm concerned I've had my fill of Tim.
- Well I've had my fill of fairness this afternoon.
- 2 u (for filling holes) relleno (m)More example sentences
- It comes in lightweight easy-to-handle bags and should be used in the same manner as loose fill or cellulose.
- Another method is to pour or blow in loose fill or cellulose insulation up to the joists for an even surface.
- Suitable material was used as required for building highway fill.