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American English: /sətʃ/
British English: /sʌtʃ/

Translation of such in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (emphasizing degree, extent) I woke up with such a headache
    me levanté con tal dolor de cabeza …
    it's such a bore!
    ¡es tan aburrido!
    such a charming girl!
    ¡qué chica más or tan encantadora!
    she gave me such a look!
    ¡me miró de una manera … !
    I've got such a lot of work to do
    tengo tanto (trabajo) que hacer
    I've never heard such nonsense
    nunca he oído semejante or tamaña estupidez
    such impertinence!
    ¡qué impertinencia!
    1.2 (with clauses of result or purpose) such … (that)
    tal/tan … que
    it was done in such a way that nobody noticed
    se hizo de tal manera que nadie lo notó
    do it in such a way that nobody notices
    hazlo de (tal) manera que nadie lo note
    I was in such pain (that) I couldn't sleep
    tenía tanto or tal dolor que no pude dormir
    1.3 (in comparisons) such … as
    tan … como
    such a patient teacher as you
    un maestro tan paciente como tú
    he had never experienced such pain as he was feeling
    nunca había sentido un dolor tan fuerte como el que sentía
  • 2 2.1 (of this, that kind) such children are known as …
    a dichos or a tales niños se los conoce como …
    such a journey would take weeks
    un viaje así or como ese llevaría semanas
    no doubt some such solution will be found
    sin duda se encontrará una solución semejante or de ese tipo
    there's no such person here
    no hay nadie con ese nombre aquí
    there's no such thing as the perfect crime
    el crimen perfecto no existe
    I said no such thing!
    ¡yo no dije tal cosa!
    you'll do no such thing!
    ¡de ninguna manera!
    would you have such a thing as a calculator on you?
    ¿no tendrías por casualidad una calculadora?
    there's such a thing as a comb, you know
    ¿sabes que existe una cosa que se llama peine?
    such jobs as mine
    trabajos como el mío
    2.2 (unspecified) the letter tells you to go to such a house on such a date
    la carta te dice que vayas a tal casa a tal hora
    until such time as we are notified [formal]
    hasta (el momento en) que se nos notifique
  • 3 (the few, the little) [formal]such … assuch women as he knew were all older
    las pocas mujeres que conocía eran todas mayores
    such money as I earn I give to my parents
    el poco dinero que gano se lo doy a mis padres


  • 1 1.1 (of the indicated kind) such were her last words
    tales fueron sus últimas palabras
    snakes, lizards and such
    serpientes, lagartijas y cosas por el estilo
    such is life
    Example sentences
    • It did not feel right that such patients should actually be in with very elderly patients.
    • As is often the case in such volumes, the quality of the articles is a bit uneven.
    • They light up the night sky like a beautiful but harmless fire, if such a thing existed.
    1.2such as incidents such as these
    incidentes como estos
    many modern inventions, such as radar …
    muchos inventos modernos, (tales) como el radar …
    I've read many of his books — such as?
    he leído muchos de sus libros — ¿(como) por ejemplo?
    1.3as such
    como tal/tales
    he was a great leader and will be remembered as such
    fue un gran líder y será recordado como tal
    dolphins don't possess a language as such
    los delfines no tienen un lenguaje propiamente dicho or en el sentido estricto
  • 2 2.1such as, such … as [formal]such (people) as were dissatisfied
    quienes estaban descontentos
    2.2 (indicating lack of quantity, quality) the evidence, such as it is, seems to point to his guilt
    las pocas pruebas que hay parecen indicar que es culpable
    dinner's ready, such as it is
    la cena está lista, si se le puede llamar cena
    my wages, such as they are, go mainly on food
    lo poco que gano se me va casi todo en comida
  • 3 (of such a kind, extent, degree) such that
    tal … que
    the pain was such that I screamed
    fue tal el dolor or fue tan grande el dolor, que grité
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