- 1 1.1 (healthy) en forma, sano to get/keep fit ponerse*/mantenerse* en formato be fit
forsth the soldiers were passed fit for duty los soldados fueron declarados aptos (para el servicio) I feel fit for anything today hoy me siento capaz de cualquier cosa to be fit to + infinitive/infinitivoestar* en condiciones de+ infinitive/infinitivothe doctor declared him fit to play/travel el médico estableció que estaba en condiciones de jugar/viajarMore example sentences1.2 [colloquial/familiar] (good-looking) guapo, de buena pinta, buen mozo (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina)
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- People who are physically fit are happier, healthier and more productive than those who are not.
- The only way to get fit is to make exercise a regularly scheduled part of every week, even every day.
- Research has shown that most of us regularly over-estimate how fit we are and how much real physical activity we do.
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- Rhyann looked fit to kill, but it was nothing compared to Gavin's anger when Alex had first fallen under.
- The water hurt his nose and stung his lungs and he felt fit to burst.
- He is so excited about his aspiration that his bubble is fit to burst.
- Some really fit guy wearing a gorgeous top came wandering down the stairs.
- Who is that guy? Oh he's so fit!
- I have got a girlfriend from college but I have recently been introduced to a really fit girl through a friend of mine.
- 2 2.1 (suitable) [person/conduct] adecuado, apropiado to be fit
forsth/sb ser* apropiado or apto paraalgo/algn this book is not fit for children este libro no es apto or apropiado para niños this car is only fit for the scrapheap este coche es pura chatarra a feast fit for a king un banquete digno de reyes fit for human consumption apto para el consumo humanoto be fit to + infinitive/infinitivothis isn't fit to eat (harmful) esto no está en buenas condiciones (unappetizing) esto está incomible he's not fit to be a father no es digno de ser padre you're not fit to be seen estás impresentable the school/prison/law is not fit for purpose la escuela/cárcel/ley no es apto para su fin or no sirve para su fin 2.2 (right, proper) (predicative/predicativo)to see fit to + infinitive/infinitivohe did not see fit to reply to our letter ni se dignó contestar a nuestra carta to think fit to+ infinitive/infinitivoestimar conveniente + infinitive/infinitivo, creer* apropiado + infinitive/infinitivodo as you think fit haz lo que estimes conveniente or creas apropiadoMore example sentences
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- Between now and the next general election we have to persuade millions of people up and down the country that this Conservative party is fit for government.
- William Hague hopes to use this week's Conservative conference to prove he is fit for government.
- Neither of these men is stupid enough to believe that churches are fit to govern a secular society, unlike many of their junior colleagues.
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- Many former stars say it is not a fit subject for the soap.
- But religion is a private matter, and thus not a fit subject for an inaugural address.
- It is not for the Speaker to judge whether it is fit and proper for a Minister to have access to official information.
- Under the Sale of Goods Act retailers must sell goods that are of a satisfactory quality, are accurately described on the packaging and are fit for their purpose.
- Mr. Saunders apparently thinks that the boat, as delivered, was fit for the purpose for which it was intended.
- I contacted a wine merchant in London and told him I wanted to buy some that would be fit for drinking in ten years time.
- 3 (ready)to be fit to +
infinitive/infinitivoI felt fit to drop me sentía a punto de caer* agotada we laughed fit to burst o bust nos tronchamos or desternillamos de risa tie2 1 1 2More example sentences
- Now just put on these boots and you're fit to go!
- Are you fit then to return to the lecture?
The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.
- 1 1.1 [Clothing/Indumentaria] the dress/hat fits you perfectly el vestido/sombrero te queda perfecto the jacket doesn't fit me la chaqueta no me queda bien 1.2 (be right size, shape for) [hole/socket] encajar en the key doesn't fit the lock la llave no encaja en la cerraduraMore example sentences1.3 (correspond to) the reality doesn't fit your story tu historia no concuerda or no se corresponde con la realidad the punishment must fit the crime el castigo debe ser acorde con el delito
- We have a large range of picture frames of all shapes and sizes to fit any photo, from a back yard snapshot to a professional portrait or even a personal artwork.
- Try shoes on both feet and buy the size that best fits the larger foot.
- A visible callus that forms on the feet is known as a corn and usually results from shoes that do not fit properly.
- 2 (install) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [shelf/lock/handle] poner*, colocar*; [glazing] instalar; [carpet] colocar*; [exhaust pipe/fanbelt] poner*, colocar* he fitted the glass into the window frame colocó el cristal en el marco de la ventana I can't fit this lid on no puedo colocar esta tapa he fitted the two halves together unió or encajó las dos mitades to fit sth
withsth equipar algo conalgo a kitchen fited with the latest appliances una cocina equipada con los últimos electrodomésticos the car is fitted with leather upholstery el coche está tapizado en cuero he's been fitted with a pacemaker le han colocado or puesto un marcapasosMore example sentences
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- Adam, our installer, was fitting some other stuff and left to go on to another job whilst I changed 16 of the handles.
- If not, why didn't you call a local Sky Installation Engineer to fit your dish?
- So he came round, and we positioned it and fitted the great drive-belt.
- Each table is fitted with a grill for you to cook the deliciously marinated meat.
- Make sure you lock windows and doors, which should be fitted with security deadlocks
- She claims it was sheer luck that the blaze was caught in time, because her kitchen was not fitted with a smoke alarm.
- 3 3.1 (accommodate) to fit sth
intosth meter algo enalgo we can't fit everybody into one small room no podemos meter a todo el mundo en una habitación pequeña 3.2 (adjust) to fit sth tosth adecuar* algo aalgo we must fit our policies to changed circumstances debemos adecuar nuestros procedimientos a las nuevas circunstanciasMore example sentences3.3 (make suitable) to fit sb
- One of the most embarrassing moments in Deirdre's life was when she had to be fitted for protective clothing at work and they had to use two tape measures end to end to go round her.
- When you are fitted for your tuxedo a small deposit is usually required.
- The preparations for the engagement event consisted mostly of Marigold and her mother being fitted for gowns at the Earl's expense.
forsth/ -ingcapacitar a algn paraalgo/+ infinitive/infinitivoher experience fits her for this job su experiencia la capacita or la hace idónea para este trabajoMore example sentences
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- His freshness, his directness and his capacity for making connections with people both in person and on the television screen certainly fitted him for the task.
- He regarded his own intellectual gifts and cast of mind as properly fitting him for the task.
- His passion for lists, dates and details fits him well for this task.
- Drain the water and set the spears on a plate, and cut them to size so they can fit on top of the muffins without drooping over the sides too much.
- Cut the slices of bread to a size that will fit inside your soup bowls, and toast them until dark brown on both sides.
- Spar have come up with ingenious pocket Eco Bag which is a small, wallet size bag that fits neatly into a pocket or handbag so you're always armed and ready to shop.
- 1.1 [Clothing/Indumentaria] these shoes don't fit estos zapatos no me quedan bien to make sth fit ajustar algo if the shoe o (British English/inglés británico) cap fits wear it al que le caiga or venga el sayo que se lo ponga (Latin America/América Latina) , quien se pica ajos come (Spain/España) 1.2 (be right size, shape) [lid/top] ajustar; [key/peg] encajar to make sth fit hacer* ajustar/encajar algo 1.3 (correspond) [facts/description] encajar, cuadrar those scruffy jeans don't fit with your smart image esos vaqueros asquerosos no van con tu imagen de hombre elegante it all fits todo encajaMore example sentences1.4 (be attached) encajar 1.5 [Medicine/Medicina] she suddenly started to fit de repente le empezó a dar un ataque
- In some respects the description had fitted Naylor, while in others it did not.
- The descriptions the woman gave fitted those of the two girls Tessa had seen before.
- It was clear that none of the six men who claimed to be at the warehouse could possibly fit the police officer's description.
- verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (have enough room) caber* 1.2 (go) ir* the battery fits in there la pila va allí 1.3 (accord) [detail/event] concordar*, cuadrar to fit in
withsth concordar* or cuadrar or corresponderse conalgo his theory fits in with the statistical evidence su teoría concuerda or cuadra or se corresponde con el resultado de la estadística 1.4 (belong) she doesn't fit in here esto no es para ella, ella no encaja aquí I lived there for six years, but I never felt as if I fitted in viví seis años allí pero nunca me sentí integrada he didn't fit in with the rest of the team no encajó bien en el equipo, no congenió con el resto del equipo 1.5 (adjust, conform to)to fit in withsth he'll have to fit in with our plans tendrá que amoldarse a nuestros planes 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 (find space for) acomodar 2.2 (fix in place) colocar* 2.3 (find time for) I can fit you in at ten o'clock puedo atenderla or hacerle un hueco a las diez she hoped to fit in some sightseeing esperaba tener un poco de tiempo para salir a conocer el lugar I don't know how you fit it all in no sé cómo te las arreglas para encontrar tiempo para todo
fit outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
- equiparto fit sb out
withsth we were fitted out with everything we needed nos equiparon con or de todo lo necesario they'll fit you out with a new uniform lo proveerán de uniforme nuevo
fit upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
- 1.1 (equip) (British English/inglés británico) to fit sb up
withsth proveer* a algn dealgoto fit sth up assth we can fit the garage up as a studio podemos acondicionar el garaje para usarlo como estudio 1.2 [aerial] (British English/inglés británico) instalar 1.3 (frame, incriminate) (British English/inglés británico) [slang/argot] I've been fitted up! me han hecho aparecer como el culpable
- 1 1.1 (attack) ataque (masculine) epileptic fit ataque epiléptico fainting fit síncope (masculine) to give sb a fit [colloquial/familiar] darle* a algn un soponcio [colloquial/familiar] to have o throw a fit [colloquial/familiar] darle* a algn un ataque or un síncope [colloquial/familiar] I nearly had a fit casi me da un ataque or un síncope [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.2 (short burst) a fit of coughing un acceso de tos a fit of laughter un ataque de risa a fit of jealousy/rage un acceso or arrebato or arranque de celos/ira by o in fits and starts a los tropezones, a trancas y barrancas to have sb in fits [colloquial/familiar] hacer* partirse de risa a algn [colloquial/familiar] we were in fits nos estábamos muriendo de risa
- Febrile convulsions are fits that sometimes happen in a child with a high temperature.
- If the child has a history of epilepsy, it can be difficult to tell the difference between febrile convulsions and epileptic fits.
- Alexandra has cerebral palsy, is confined to a wheelchair and suffers from frequent epileptic fits.
- 2 (of size, shape) (no plural/sin plural) my new jacket is a good/bad fit la chaqueta nueva me queda bien/mal I prefer a looser fit prefiero la ropa más holgada it's a tight fit (clothes) es muy entallado (in confined space) can we all get in? — it'll be a tight fit ¿cabemos todos? — vamos a estar muy apretados (in time) we can still make our plane, but it'll be a tight fit aún podemos agarrar or (especially Spain/especialmente España) coger el avión, pero va a ser con el tiempo justo