- [translation/sense] literal literal-minded sin imaginación don't be so literal! ¡ten un poco más de imaginación!, ¡no te tomes las cosas tan al pie de la letra!More example sentences
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- There's a conflation of two senses of the word ‘criminal’: the literal sense and the metaphorical.
- The main reason is the bricks-and-mortar approach, in the metaphorical and literal senses.
- Lighting of lamps has the meaning of eliminating the darkness in the literal sense, and metaphorically it means to overcome and gain the knowledge of Enlightenment.
- He decided to undertake not only the literal translation of the text itself, but also three types of interpretation.
- It both makes an exact and almost literal translation of the original and infuses that translation with a sense of beauty and ceremony.
- Now here's a literal translation of Der Spiegel's text.
noun/nombre ( also literal error)
- [Printing/Imprenta] errata (feminine)
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.