Translation of steady in Spanish:
adjective -dier, -diest
- 1 (not shaky)(gaze)you need steady nerves for that job
fijohay que saber mantener la calma para hacer ese trabajowith a steady hand you need a very steady handhay que tener mucho pulsohold the camera steady she isn't very steady on her feetle flaquean las piernasthis vehicle is steady on curves
no camina con paso seguroeste vehículo es muy estable en las curvasExample sentences
- His hand, usually steady, is shaking; he must not let his agitation show.
- There is an uneasy sensation akin to loss of control, a whirlwind that trips my balance, sweeps me off my steady feet and into a foggy daze at odd times of the day.
- He was able to grab hold of a ledge and when he got a steady footing of his balance he turned to his right to find the drop ship making a slow bank and heading back the path they came.
- Darre turned his cool green eyes on Carl, who faltered under his steady gaze.
- John's gaze was steady and unblinking as he stared into his daughter's blazing eyes.
- Who could have known that such this young boy possessed such extraordinary fighting skills, much more have it under steady control?
- 2 2.1 (constant)(breeze/rain/speed)
constante(prices)she's had a steady stream of visitors this morning
estableesta mañana ha recibido visitas continuamente or sin pararthe pound remained steady against the dollarla libra permaneció estable or sin cambio frente al dólarthe patient is making steady progress 2.2 (regular) (before noun) steady boyfriend steady girlfriendnovia (feminine)2.3 (dependable)Example sentences
- He was one of the most sensible and steady people I've known, and not as humourless as that sounds.
- That would allow Isaac Smith to remain in the No.3 role, where he's steady and reliable.
- Poets are the most down-to-earth, loyal, steady people that have ever been.
- The steady decline and deterioration continued at an accelerated pace.
- During the seventeenth century Ireland, continuing its steady decline, came increasingly under England's rule.
- Most visitors came to inspect the institution in the first three years of its existence, but a steady stream continued to come in the years following.
- My boyfriend at the time was not in a steady job and was confused as well.
- I've believe the exodus of good steady manufacturing jobs are at the crux of the spiritual disenfranchisement we are experiencing in our nation.
- But suddenly, in this economy, nursing looks more attractive, the prospect of a steady job with guaranteed work at the end of a degree.
transitive verb -dies, -dying, -died
- 1.1 (make stable) (table/ladder) (by holding) I put a wedge under it to steady itle puse un calce debajo para que no se moviera or para que quedara firmeto steady oneselfrecobrar el equilibrio1.2 (make calm) she had a drink to steady her nervesse tomó una copa para calmarsethey have a steadying influence on himtienen un efecto tranquilizante sobre élExample sentences
- I buried my head in my hands and tried to take a few steadying deep breaths to calm my nerves.
- He took a deep breath, steadying his voice as it rose slowly in hysteria.
- She interrupted, taking a deep breath and steadying her legs underneath her.
- 1.1to go steady (with somebody) [colloquial] [dated]ser novio/novia (de alguien)they've been going steady for nearly a year
noviar (con alguien) (Latin America)ya hace casi un año que son novios1.2to go steady with something (be careful) (usually in imperative)tener cuidado con algo
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