Translation of fix in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (establish)(date/time/price)(details)her arrival has been fixed at 3 pmsu llegada está fijada para las 3 de la tardeExample sentences1.2 (organize) I've fixed it so we'll be in the same hotel
how are you fixed for next weekend?lo he arreglado para que estemos en el mismo hotel¿qué planes tienes para el fin de semana?Example sentences
- The other countries which joined the EU did not have any dates fixed in advance.
- By order dated July 19, 2001 a trial date was fixed for September 16, 2002.
- When the court resumes a date will have to be fixed for a hearing.
- As reported by the Evening Press, Supporters Direct had offered their advice, and a meeting was quickly fixed up.
- The visit is fixed up, and just in time; 24 hours later his laptop packs in.
- It can be very difficult fixing things up for young offenders in advance of their release.
- 2 2.1 (secure) the planks were fixed together with two screwswe fixed the pole in the groundlas tablas estaban sujetas con dos tornillosto fix somethingclavamos or fijamos el poste en el suelo
tosomethingfix bayonets! (Military)sujetar algo aalgo2.2 (implant) See examples: to fix something in one's memory¡calar bayonetas!you've just got it fixed in your mind that she's jealousgrabar algo en la memoriathe belief had been fixed in him from an early agese te ha metido en la cabeza que es celosa2.3 (pin) See examples: to fix the blame on somebody/somethingle habían inculcado la creencia desde temprana edadecharle or achacarle la culpa a alguien/algoExample sentences
- To allow movement from thermal and other forces, the roof is not fixed rigidly to its supports.
- Fix the shelf to the wall above the curtain track using the brackets.
- The reconnaissance officers used head torches fixed to their helmets.
- 3 3.1 (direct steadily) See examples: he fixed his gaze o eyes on herhis eyes were fixed on the road aheadla miró fijamenteeverybody's attention was fixed on hertenía la mirada fija en la carreteraall their hopes were fixed on a trucela atención de todos estaba fija or centrada en ella3.2 (look at) See examples: he fixed her with a stony gazehabían cifrado todas sus esperanzas en una treguaclavó en ella una mirada glacial
- 4 (especially American English) 4.1 (prepare) [colloquial] I'll fix you some foodwhat are you fixing for dinner?te preparo algo de comer4.2 (make presentable) See examples: to fix one's hair¿qué estás haciendo or preparando de cena?we'll go as soon as I've fixed my facearreglarse el pelonos vamos en cuanto me pinteExample sentences
- He walked down the stairs to the wet bar and fixed himself a drink, then proceeded out to the deck that overlooked the calm Pacific.
- I got in, fixed myself a stiff drink and lay on the floor until the shaking died off.
- ‘I wish I had never had children,’ she muttered to herself as she fixed herself a drink.
- 5 (repair) [colloquial](car/household appliance)I must take this watch in to be fixedtengo que llevar este reloj a arreglarExample sentences
- The aim is to expand and improve, not to fix or repair what is broken.
- A spokeswoman said the company was working flat out to get repairs fixed which were holding up trains and lengthening journeys.
- As I recall, you also had to get the shower repaired and fix quite a few things, didn't you?
- 6 (influence fraudulently) [colloquial](jury)Example sentences
- I assume it goes on in all sports and in racing it doesn't really bother me because I don't bet to make money and I don't believe every single race can be fixed.
- Can we be sure that further individuals or gangs aren't attempting to fix races?
- He has denied allegations that he fixed football matches.
- 7 [slang] 7.1 (deal with) I'll soon fix her!7.2 (kill)¡ya la voy a arreglar yo! [colloquial]Example sentences
- By fixing and suppressing the enemy, we allow our own maneuvering element to accomplish its task relatively unmolested.
- This gives priority to the areas where the enemy can be fixed and destroyed, area denial, and information collection.
- This will allow us to destroy the lead company as the second enemy is being fixed by the minefield.
- Well, Republican presidential hopeful John McCain is rolling out his plan to fix the economy.
- We said we would fix immigration, law and order, and the Treaty of Waitangi industry.
- 8 (neuter)Example sentences
- The cancers of the reproductive organs are very rare in cats that have been fixed.
- One is a girl and the other is a boy - both are fixed, as is our own cat.
- He said all his cats are fixed males and if I have any problems with them to let him know.
- 9 9.1 (make permanent)(film/drawing/colors)9.2(nitrogen)Example sentences
- As they grow, green plants and trees fix carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and convert it to tissue.
- Both cover crops fix a lot of nitrogen and produce high yields of biomass that serve as organic matter to enrich the soil.
- The bacteria supply the pea plants with nitrogen fixed from the air when the soils are deficient in that nutrient.
- Ultimately, the fate of photography depended on fixing the image so it would not fade or darken.
- After two minutes, a second bath of acid stops the development process and a third fixes the image, making the paper impervious to future contacts with light.
- They gradually perfected the process of drying the grass to fix the image with some degree of permanence.
- 10 (determine position of) (Aviation, Nautical)establecer la posición deExample sentences
- Later in the novel, he will use the ‘Earth’ to fix the exact location of his enemies on a flotilla of rafts in the middle of the Pacific ocean.
- The flight leader watched him go down, fixed his position, and saw that he was alive and in his raft.
- We have been at the mercy of the storm for days, and the cloud cover still prevents me from fixing our location by the stars.
- 1 (predicament) [colloquial]to be in a fixto get (oneself) into/out of a fixestar en un aprieto or apurometerse en/salir de un aprieto or apuroExample sentences
- Our poor town planner is now in a fix, unable to predict the town's population ten years into the future.
- Anyone who finds themselves in a really difficult fix should contact the organisation - it sounds like it could be a life-saver.
- The department was in a fix about the problem, as it had to figure out the exact amount spent by the subscribers.
- 2 (of drug) [slang] to give oneself a fixI need my daily fix of chocolatepincharse [colloquial]no puedo pasarme sin mi dosis diaria de chocolateExample sentences
- Traders claim that drug addicts collecting their daily fixes at a newly-transferred chemist shop are killing Leigh town centre.
- His eyes took on the glazed expression of a drug addict contemplating his next fix.
- In some areas nearly all robbery and burglary is drug related to pay for the next fix.
- 3 (Aviation, Nautical) to get a fix on something (sailor/airman)we're trying to get a fix on the likely consequencesestablecer la posición de algoestamos intentando estimar or calibrar las posibles consecuenciasExample sentences
- GPS receivers use the passive, one-way transmissions of signals from the orbiting satellites to determine a position fix.
- GPS position fixes, however, are independent measurements that don't necessarily account for a car's travel along a road network with sharp corners.
- If only three satellites are visible, then one dimension, typically the altitude, must be held constant to provide position fixes.
- 5 (solution) there are no quick fixes for these problemsestos problemas no se arreglan así como asíExample sentences
- At best, the bill is a very temporary fix to an ongoing problem.
- Some of those same users later reported that the issue returned, so a reboot may only be a temporary fix.
- If the network is not well managed, increasing the size of the bandwidth will only give you a temporary fix.
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (provide for) See examples: I need somewhere to stay: can you fix me up?
- → fix on
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