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shortcut

Translation of shortcut in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (route) to take a shortcut
    tomar un atajo
    (a)cortar camino
    Example sentences
    • We're always looking for the quick route, the short cut, the way to avoid the traffic.
    • Ignoring it as was my custom, I turned off the main road, and took the short cut through the woods.
    • We took a short cut through the woods behind the elementary school at the edge of our neighborhood, and emerged at the side of the highway.
    1.2 (time-saving method) See examples: there are no shortcuts to success
    no hay fórmulas mágicas para el éxito
    a handy shortcut to producing perfect ice cream
    un método fácil y rápido para que los helados resulten perfectos
    1.3 (before noun) short-cut key
    tecla (feminine) de acceso directo
    Example sentences
    • The update for the text abbreviation expansion utility added the ability to customize the application's keyboard shortcuts.
    • Instead of selecting the Get Info option from the menu bar, you can also use the Command-I keyboard short cut.
    • In the past few years, search engines have been adding a variety of shortcuts direct from their search boxes.

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