Translation of master in Spanish:
- 1 you can't serve two mastersI will be master in my own house!no se puede servir a Dios y al diabloto be master of the situation/of one's destiny¡en esta casa mando yo!to be one's own masterser dueño de la situación/de su ( or mi etc) destinono tener que darle cuentas a nadieExample sentences
- He asked me what my business was and I told him I had a letter of introduction for the master of the household.
- He was the independent master of a peasant household, whose position was protected by the king's law.
- He is a father, a master of household, a countryman, and hence a consummate member of a community.
- In these stories, the horse accompanies his master through all kinds of hardships and danger.
- The forest was still and quiet; the horses watched their masters placidly.
- Even the animals knew their masters were excited, and were thus excited themselves.
- 2 (expert) See examples:master
ofsomething to be a past master of somethingser un maestro consumado en algoExample sentences
- Strength, compassion, honor and skill elevate the practitioner to the master.
- The FBI agent is tough, smart, and a master of disguise.
- He is a master of disguise and concealment.
- 3 3.1 (Univ) (degree) See examples:master's (degree)Master of Arts/Science(título (masculine) de) master (masculine) or máster (masculine)(poseedor de una maestría en Humanidades/Ciencias)3.2 (British English) (teacher)(in secondary school)(in primary school)Example sentences3.3 (of college)
director, (-tora) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- The master of the public school said he was unable to make any further comment.
- When he protested his innocence, his schoolmates sided with the master.
- Look at him, walking around like he's the day master at a boarding school.
- The rogue gave the master of the college as referee, but in view of his story, the bank opened the account and collected the cheque without making enquiries.
- First there was a general interview at which the candidates were grilled by the master, dean, senior tutor, and fellows of the subject.
- He held the regius chair of Greek at Oxford for nearly 40 years and was master of Balliol College for more than 20 years.
- He is a graduate of UH with master's degrees in Pacific Studies and History.
- Some had master's and doctorate degrees, and some were Party members.
- The number of researchers has doubled, and a larger proportion now have master's degrees and doctorates.
- 4 (Nautical)Example sentences
- During the trip, Jones unexpectedly became the ship's master when its captain and first mate died suddenly.
- The master of the ship was in command at the time of the incident.
- A mariner emerges from the hatchway and climbs the rigging, while below the boatswain and ship's master are thrown about on deck.
- 5also: Master5.1 (History) (as form of address used by servants)el señor(to younger man)you called, master?5.2 (on letters to young boys)¿llamaba el señor?Example sentences
- Young Master John, please to understand it is not wise to disrespect and interrupt your elders if you wish to benefit from their knowledge and wisdom.
- Bronte depicts young Master John Reed as virtually a paradigm of the Victorian bad boy, wallowing in gluttony, sadism, and a host of other deadly sins.
- But I'd look between the benches at young master Charles on the playing field and think, that's where I should be.
- The third type of government in the household is that of the lord over his slaves and the master over his servants…
- By 1640 the social structure of the island consisted of masters, servants, and slaves.
- The old law of master and servant saw the master as the head of the family.
- 6 6.1 (Computing) (controlling device)6.2 (Audio, Computing, Printing) (for copies)terminal (masculine) maestroExample sentences
- The main advantage of the cluster is that the computation power depends on the number of computers one adds to the master machine.
- One device acts as a master and the devices connected to it act as slaves.
- Whenever a machine becomes master, it takes over the virtual server address and continues with its original.
- The quality is also poor because the transfer was taken from a tape master rather than the original 35 mm print.
- The transfers are as good as they can be, given the state of the video master tapes these were culled from.
- The soundtrack master seems to have been in good shape, as there is little trace of any kind of background distortions or hiss.
- 1.1 (control)(fear/impulse)(difficulty)1.2 (learn)(technique/subject)llegar a dominarExample sentences
- Treatment strategies for asthma include daily self-management that relies on acquiring and mastering specific knowledge and skills.
- It was a time when creating a role meant believing in the art rather than simply mastering the technique.
- His technique of completely mastering a topic before drawing it allowed for this high level of demonstrative skill.
- Personality explores what it is that makes us who we are and uncovers the universal battle to master our emotions and control our behaviour.
- I'm not sure if you'll find an easy answer: mastering control of your dreams enough to wake up at will may be a skill that takes a while to learn.
- Humans then have a God given right to control and master nature.
adjective (before noun, no comparative)
- 1.1 (expert) See examples: master baker/builder1.2 (main, principal)maestro (masculine) panadero/de obras(switch/key)1.3 (dominant) the master racela raza superiorExample sentences1.4 (original) master copy master disk (Computing) master file (Computing)
master spyarchivo (masculine) or fichero (masculine) maestroExample sentences
- There is also room for eight guests in the four ensuite cabins, including a master stateroom and VIP bedroom.
- The master brake cylinder is now made of aluminum - better overall quality.
- Straight ahead is the master bath, which separates the master bedroom on the left and the guest room/study on the right.
- I can't think of a finer person to have taught me the sport-he was a master technician who had a real knack for dealing with kids.
- You don't need to be a master carpenter, but some basic skills and basic tools are necessary.
- Our country has the pride of having master craftsmen who carve out exquisite products with their deft hands.
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