There are 3 translations of sheer in Spanish:

sheer1

Pronunciation: /ʃɪr; ʃɪə(r)/

adj (sheerer, sheerest)

  • 1 (pure, absolute) (as intensifier) puro he did it out of sheer desperation/necessity lo hizo por pura desesperación/necesidad by sheer coincidence por pura casualidad it was sheer bad luck that … fue por pura mala suerte que … his sheer ignorance su ignorancia supina it's sheer nonsense to suggest that … es un verdadero disparate decir que …, no es más que un disparate decir que … that would be sheer lunacy eso sería una auténtica locura he succeeded by sheer hard work lo logró a fuerza de trabajar sin tregua they were overwhelmed by the sheer size of the problem los abrumaba la mera magnitud del problema

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Word of the day órbita
f
orbit …
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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 3 translations of sheer in Spanish:

sheer2

adv

  • 1.1 (vertically) the cliffs rise sheer out of the sea los acantilados se yerguen verticalmente sobre el mar it falls sheer in the sea cae a pico or a pique hasta el mar 1.2 (completely) (as intensifier) totalmente, completamente

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Word of the day órbita
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orbit …
Cultural fact of the day

The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 3 translations of sheer in Spanish:

sheer3

vi

Phrasal verbs

sheer away

v + adv
[ship/plane] desviarse* a topic which most people tend to sheer away from un tema que la mayoría de la gente tiende a evitar or eludir

sheer off

v + adv
desviarse*, cambiar de rumbo

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Word of the day órbita
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orbit …
Cultural fact of the day

The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.